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THE DALLES WEEKLY CHRONICLE. SATURDAY. NOVEMBER 24. 1000
The Weekly Ghroniele.
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UKKICIAl. PAPER OF WAS.'0 COUNTY.
P'tbluktd in iiro parts, uit W'tdnrtdayt
y mail, pofTAiic rmrnu, in advajici.
One yi-er 11 M
3ix mouths 75
Tar months UJ
A'lverniuir rate renaoaable. anil made known
A'lJrt-M all communication to "THK HBO.N.
li;LK." Ths lialles, uregou.
Dr. Sanders, room 1 and :
It I not believed that scarlet fever it
spreading in the city. What new cases
have occurred during the jiast week have
been fully offset hy convalescents.
The thermometer went to 2 below zero
last night at Arlington. Early this
morning at Dry Hollow, south of town,
thermometer- were touching 5 bebw.
The Telegram says the steamer Reli
ance was given a dock trial yesterday
afternoon, which resulted satisfactorily,
She lias been thoroughly overhauled,
and is now in good trim. She will be
taken for a run on the river during the
Rev. Paul Kruger, who was injured
by falling on the sidewalk last week, is
improving rapidly and, it is expected
will soon be well. Rumor has it that lie
is preparing to sue the city fur damage
claiming that his full resulted from step
ping into a hole iu tho sidewalk.
A Pittsburg dispatch of the 20th says
The heat of the past three days caused
much sufi'ering among mill men and one
case of prostration i9 reported. Another
dispatch of the same date from New
York says: Minnie Auams, a cleric in
the Dostoffice, was overcome by heat
while at work today.
We have a nice little home in the
pines for sale, consisting of verv neat
House, lately built, near to Dalles high
school and academy. This would he
bargain at fJOU. We are instructed to
take one hundered and twenty-five dol
lara opot caxn. for lurther par
ticulars oil and see. Hudson & Brown-
The thermometer fall last night to
three above zsro. Such cold weather
in November Is very unusual here. Mr.
S. L. Brooks Informs us that the ther
mometer has gone so low only twice in
the past tweuty-six years. The other
time was towards the end of November
nM. That year the Columbia was frozen
over on the 29th.
The Antelope Republican of Tuesday
says: This is the coldest day of the
year so far. The thermometer stood at
4 above zero at 7 o'clock this morning
and at 11 :30 stands at 18 above. Yes
terday snow fell to the depth of about
an inch and a half, and last night a cold
driving wind blew from the east. This
is unusual for this time of year
The east-bound passenger trains due
here at 9:15 last night and 12:45 this
morning, did not arrive till near noon.
The delay was caused by the breaking
down of a trestle east of Bonneville
while a freight train was passing over it,
precipitating some dozen cars to the
ground. As the fall was short, no par
ticular damage was done to the cars and
n body was hurt.
Sheriff Kelly bas collected over $00,
WO of the '99 taxes or within about
$7,000 of the whole amount. This, we
belive, beajs the record of twenty yean.
The result is that the county teasurer is
now figuring on a call of county warrants
that will include all outstanding up to
3 years and 2 months from date. This is
the shortest period for outstanding
warratits in 16 vears.
A Blarney Cattle story, involving a
pretty little Irish girl, is being told in
Dublin. Several visitors were exploring
the famous castle, and on reaching the
top became somewhat nervous owing to
ths great height. Presently a young
nan appeared, and, being a stranger,
asked to have the real Blarney stone
pointed out to him that he might fo'low
the ancient custom and kiss the ancient
relic. The process of kissing the stone
is rather a dangerous one, and the young
woman, in her nervous state, not caring
to have the feat attempted In her pres
ence, exclaimed : "Oh please don't kiss
the stone while I am here." The stran
t, it is hinted, politely acceded to her
request, but not exactly in the way she
The fourth annual convention of coun
ty jil lues iwid assessors opened yesterday
morning in the city hall, PorJmid. The
'tain purpose of thr; gathering is to se
uru no quitable system of taxation
laws ami a uniform administration
thrnugiiont the state. Yesterd iy' woik
was mainly concerned with the, prelim
inaiy nrganiziliiti ami the) consideration
of committee reports. In the remaining
two days' session the niort important
nialtr to come before the convention
will be the drafting of an assessment
hill to he presented to the next legisla
ture. Wasco county is represented in
the convention by Judge lllakeley, Com
missioner W. J. H.irrimm, Asnessor
W. . Whipple, Assessor-F.'ect C. L.
Schmidt and Sup rintondont C, L. Gil
bert. There have bee:) a large number rf
ca?tsof diphtheria lo the neighborhood
of Canbv, to Clackamas county, says the
Salem Statesraau. Local doctors have
been busy there, also physicians from
Aororaand Oregon City. The antitox
ins remedy bas b-sen used, and not a
V - 1 I . i ,. .
ma urru tun wnere 11 nas applied.
Ibis is sorjewhat new to the medical
profusion, but it is already recognized
as a wonderful discovery, and one which
has brought the awful scourge within
the easy control of physicians where
taken in time. The state reform school
recently had some cases of diphtheria,
and the aolitoxine remedy was employe.!
there with success. It was quick and
effective. The antitoxine is injected,
like morphine, with an instrument pro
vided for the purpose, and the principle
is the eradication of the poison from the
blood of the patient. There have been
three deaihs of children from diphtheria
in the Cai.by neighborhood, but these
were either not treated with antitoxine
or the physicians were called too late.
In response to a telegram from the
Portland chief of police Special Night
watchman Alisky today arrested on the
train a Creole named C. C. Adams and
a girl of the same stock named Bell
Black, who were on the way to Salt
Lake. The arrest was on the complaint
of Frank Black who claims to be the
woman's husband. Black accuses the
woman, who denies that she was ever
married to him, of stealing $250. The
truth seems to be that the girl bas been
living with Black for sjme yearB. The
couple have just returned from Alaska
where Black cleaned up five or six hun
dred dollars, presumably in gambling.
The girl claims that Black has beaten
and abused her till she could stand it
no longer. So l&tt night she pawned
her diamond ear-rings for $60 and
Adams pawned his watch and some
trinkets for $15, and with this sum they
took passage for Salt Lake. Both were
thoroughly se.-Thed here but no money
was found on them beyond the balance
of the $75 after deducting the price of
their ticket. They are a bad lot, all of
them, without a doubt, but there is no
reason why the woman should not be
allowed to get rid of her brute paramour
if she wants to. There is not a particle
of evidence that she ever took a cent
from the fellow, but he has money and
will have her back under his power by
hook or crook. An officer is expected
from Portland tonight to take the trio
Skating is said to be good on the
sloughs above town, and many young
folks are enjoying themselves accord
ingly. The Oregon supreme court has re
manded the case of Henry Gardner vs.
Wasco county for retrial, the judgment
of the lower court being reversed
The Marion county court will reduce
the assessment in that county about
$600,000, thus avoiding about $-1000 of
the state tax. Other counties will prob
ably do the same.
The entertainment promised by the
young ladies ot the congregational
church has been temporarily postponed
ou account of sickness among some of
the leading singers.
The Racket Store is still on deck with
a larger assortment of goods than ever
before, which are being sold at very low
prices to suit the times. We have just
received -a large consignment of goods
and "still there's more to follow."
Mrs. M. A. Ewinjt, Second street, a few
doors east of Mays A Crowe, The Dalles.
British bankers have decided that
they will take the next government loan
themselves if thev have to borrow the
money in this country to do it, saj s the
In the circuit court yesterday Daniel
N. Williams was granted a decree of di
vorce from his wife, Katie Williams, and
Maud S. Mitchell was granted a decree
of divorce from Hiram E. Mitchell.
W. J. Wright, of Nansene, brought to
town yesterday nineteen bead of hogs
that weighed 6,620 pounds, or an aver-
age of nearly 350 pounds each. He sold
them to Roe Grimes for the Union Meat
Co. at $4.75 per one hundred gross.
Commenting on the sale of the hull of
the Inland Flyer to Puget Sound parties
and the probable sale of the Reliance,
the Astoria News pertinently says:
"Neither of the boais was successful but
they will probably be swift enough for
Detective Joe Day came up from Port
land last night and took buck with him
this morning the Creoles C.C.Adams
and Bell Black, who were on the way to
Salt Lake when arrested here yesterday
and the Utter of whom was
SHALL WE: -
be Clothed ?
As the icy breath of old Boreas sweeps around
the corner it carries that question right home to os.
Humanity can no more stand such weather unpro
tected ttian can the lillies of the riald. Remember
right now that underwear is cheaper than funerals
aud overcoats cost less than undertakers. Therefore
we say "come unto us all y who shiver and are
lightly uiulHed and we will warm you up"
Big Warm Ulsters or Storu co' in
black or gray Irish
Friez, double-breasted and with large A. ,
storm cellar $10.00
Overcoats! Overcoats in "n nuM
riety of styles and
i" W"!...?.B.!'.B $5.50 to $20.00
Great Reduction of Prices
Just the kind for this weather,
wool shirts or drawers at
Good heavy all-
75c per garment.
See Windows. See Windows.
Most of the garments are last
year's, but for ladies who desire a
larger garment than is now worn
they are the best values that have
ever been offered by the department.
No need to tell in detail what is
here, every garment is perfect.
Some of Our Prices:
$ 3.50 Jacket now $
WE WILL SELL
best values we
Kvery pair is
which are the
have ever offered.
fresh from the factory and compris
ing the latest and most up-to-date
styles. As to price
for heavy sole street shoe, the light
cloth top, kid foxed shoe, or all-kid
light solo dress shoe; all at this rea
sonable and attractive price of
$2.00 per pair.
All Goods Marked
In Plain Figures.
EASE & MAYS
accused by her former paramour, Frank
lilack, of siealing $250.
Frederick H. Kinney, a former resi
dent of this oty, who was for a long
time an employe at the O. II. A N. Co.'s
shops, died Bt Portland last Tuesday
within t'we minutes after taking his seat
a a juror in the Knetemoyer murder
The cause 1 death was heHrt
j noiihle and death was almost Instane-
I The returns from different parts of
I the country in the last election are not
nil in. but the figures thus fur received,
indicate that the republicans carried
twenty-eight slittes by a plurality of
1,14,000 and that the de crats carried
seventeen states by a plurality of i02,.
(Mil, leaving a republican margin of 814,
(H0. Judge lllakeley returned toilsy from
attending the assessors' convention at
Portland. He says the convention was
largely in favor of a state board of equal
ization, and that they recommended
that the state be divided for the purpose
of assessment into seven districts, cor
responding nearly to the judicial dis
tricts. Justice Brownhill and Recoider Gates
went to Viento this afternoon to bold
an inquest on one W. II. Jones, fore
man of a Japaneee rang, who has been
missing since Saturday night, but was
found today about 100 feet from tbe
treetle west of Viento. Justice Bird, of
the Viento precinct, bas jurisdiction in
tbe case and it will be interesting to
know what business The Dalles justices
have down that way.
Henry F. Cassidy, who bas been pub
lishing the Baker City Herald for several
months, and who exposed the manipu
lations of a mining man named Letson
Balliet, was arrested at Baker City Sat
urday on two charges of criminal libel,
ono growing out of an article appearing
in the Herald, under Cassidy 's manage
ment, and tbe other fcr the circulation
of a handbill on Saturday attacking the
plaintiff over his, Caesidy's, signature.
Cassidy was arraigned before a justice
and put under $230 bonds on each
charge J. H. Parker and William Poll
man furnishing the bonds. The cases
will come before the circuit court at
Baker, which convenes next week.
The wheat market in Europe and tbe
East bas been a very tame affair this
week, says the Oregonian. There was
a noticeable lack of strength in nearly
all the big markets of tbe world, the op
pressing factor being large visi Die sup
plies and heavy shipments from quar
ters which were expected to export
spaiingly. Added to this were much
better reports from the Argentine, and
a total lack of speculative interest in the
American markets. The Pacific oast
markets bave felt this weakness less
than those of any other section, for the
reason that a decline in freights has en
abled exporters to hold the p-Ice up
locally to very near the figure at which
it ruled before the recent decline in
other markets. Walla Walla was quoted
yesterday at 54 cents, and there were
the usual reports that half a cent more
was being offered at interior points,
where competition was sharp. Blue
stem is nominally 57 cents, with less
demand proportionately than exists for
Wheat remains at 47 cents a bushel j
in tins marker, wuri nine cuanging
Nigtitwatchiiian Like is suffering from
the effects of inoculation with poison oak
In the face.
The late mu ting of the assessor and
countv judges o( this state declared by a
large majority in favor of a state board
August Biiehler carries his shoulder
in a sling as the result of a fall from a
ladder a couple of days ago that dislo
cated his shoulder.
The many friends of Tom Twohlg, late
of this city, will be pleased to learn that
he Is running a restaurant in San Fran
ci.'co snd has all the business he can at
The executors of the A. II. Tieman ps
tato mado sale, of the ranch at Mount
Hood to a man in San Francisro for the
sum of $2,.V.iO. The executors have
sincd bought a lot of K. L. Smith, on I
Second street, opposite Mrs. Mercer's
place, an I in the spring will build a two !
story brick Masonic ball, in accordance
with the wishes of the late A. II. Tie
man. The price paid . L. Smith for
the lot was $1000. Glacier.
Ed Card was arraigned in tbe record
er's court today on the charge of larceny
of a blanket wortk a dollar fiom the
Star lodging house. He pleaded not
guilty and bis trial was set for 3 o'clock
William Brune is feeding, on bis
ranch across the river, 1300 bead of
wethers which he recently bought of D.
P. Ketahum. They are intended for tbe
spring market, and will undoubtedly
brirg a good price,
A. A. Bonney bas bought Harphain
Bros.' place at Wyeth and has started a
wood camp. Mr. Bonney intends to cut
every stick of wood that he can sell, and
parties wishing to cut wood can have an
opportunity to do so, says the Glacier.
The directors of the Shanko public
school have employed Miss Jessie Mc
Leod, of Kingsley, to teach the school,
and on Monday morning the little ones,
with books and slates under their arras,
could be seen wending their way from
all directions with happy faces towards
the schoolhouee, says the Leader.
The Skamania County Pioneer says:
It is reported that the steamer Iralda
will be laid off her run after the 1st of
December. There is not much travel
now and this move was thought advis
able. The people in general seem to be
very much pleased with this little
steamer and are hoping that it will be
put on tbe same run next spring and
continue all summer.
The performance g!ven by Beach A
Bowers' minstrels at the Vogt opera
house was an exceptionally good one.
From tho time that the curtain went up
till the end the audience was kept in an
uproar. Ihe singing was good, the
tumbling and trick bicycle riding was
very clever, in fact the entire show was
the best attraction that Manager Clarke
has given a Dalles audience. Beach A
Bowers will do well to come again.
The local Hebekahs report having had
a royal time last night. The occasion
was a sapper given jointiy in honor of
the marriage of Mr. and Mrs. Charles
Mcintosh and ihe second anniversary of
the birth of Kebekah Norma, daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. Louie Comini, who
named their little one after the order
they both love so well. A pleasant in
cident of the evening was the presenta
tion of a handsome and appropriate
wedding gift to Mrs. Mcintosh.
It is due to the two justices who went
from here to Viento yesterday to hold
an iniiiest on the remains of the late
W. II. Jones to say that they went there
under a mistake. Justice Bird, ot Vi
ento, knowing that the coroner was sick
abe I, telephoned the sherilf for Instruc
tions and was told to hold an inquest.
The coroner, knowing nothing of this,
telephoned Justice Brownhill to go down
and hold an inquest and Justice Brown
hill took liecorder Gates along to
transcribe the testimony. When they
got to Viento the inquest was over and
their services were not needed.
The Hood Iiiver Glacier interprets the
excitement of the Antelope Uepublican
over the allege I intention of the Hood
liiver people to nk for a new county at
the next meeting of the legislature as
meaning that the Antelope people want
a new county of their o n to he formed
out of Antelope precinct and parts of
Gilliam ami Crook counties. The Glacier
skvs there is no movement in Hood
River towards ekking for a new county
in that neck o the woods. Will the
Republican say as much for its Deck o'
Tug Chkosu i.b has received the wed
ding cards of Hon. Frederick Nelson
Jones, ot Bakeoven, and Miss Caroline
Donaldson Griffith, of Portlaud. Tlie
wedding took place at Portland Wednes
day, November 21st, inst. Mr. and
Mrs. Jones will be at home after Janu
ary 1st. 'Tub Chiioniclk extends congratulations.
"I see by the papers," says Biother
Dickey in the Atlanta Constitution, "dat
de Publikins en sinners bes got in ; but,
de beauty er it is, de righteous will git
dar by en by. De wicked may flourish
lak' a green bay tree; but suddenly he
is cut down, en w'en be falls de right
eous is sho' ter find a 'possum under
him. I voted fer Mister Bryan en de
dimmicrat ticket, but, bless God, I only
voted twice! De publikins is done
'lected; but do' de bouse is done blowed
'way, plesse God, de lan' is lef' us."
We have a great bargain in city prop
erty, consisting of a One modern cottage
and two lots 50x120. This cottage was
built for the use of a gentleman who did
not care for the expense as much as ele
gance and comfort. Consequently every
convenience that could be asked for is
there. This beautiful residence prop
erty has six good rooms, fine basemert,
hot and co'd water, bath rooms, all the
latest kitchen conveniences elevator,
etc., etc. We are instructed to sell this
property ou very reasonable terms and
for less money than the property cost.
iow is toe time n you want to buy a
home you will feel proud of. We shall
be glad to show you the property at
any time. Hudson A Brownhill, The
way home. So that he must have per
ished of the cold. It is supposed that he
did not succumb to the cold till soma
time Tuesday. It is a remarkable fact,
although not brought out at the inquest,
that Judge Blakeley saw s man rolling
In the snow oear the place where Jones
was found, as the judge was passing on
the train Monday afternoon on his way
to Portland. The decease. I was son-in-law
of Amos Root, of Mosier, and was a
man very highly esteemed by all who
knew him. Six months ag) today, No
vember 23d, he was united in marriage
to Miss Root by Rev. U. F. Hawk, ol
CHANGES IN LAWS.
Improvements In Method ot Taiattoat
and AsaesMiueut Recommended.
While A. M. Gillis, a contractor, was
at work recently on a warehouse at
Athena, a hobo stepped up and asked
him if bis name was Gillis. He ac
knowledged that it was and the hobo
produced a letter and asked if it be
longed to him. Mr. Gillis looked at the
superscription and saw that the letter
did belong to him, thanked the hobo
and stuck the letter in his pocket. The
hobo told him there might be something
valuable in the letter and advised him
to open it aud see. Mr. Gillis was busy,
ho ever, and went up onto the roof of
the warehouse and resumed work.
Later he had a little leisure and opened
I the letter. He drew forth a check in
j his favor for $4000. lie came down otrj
' the roof in a hurry and made a search j
I for the stranger hobo to slip him a ten-
dollar piece, but could n it find him.
Mr, Gillis' boy hail gotten the mail from
the poscollice, had then gone after the
cows clown on the bottom land south of
tow n, and had lost the letter. If that
hobo ever learns what that letter con
tained lie will devote a few minutes I
daily ever after to kicking himself. j
W. II. Jone, the fornim of a gang of '
laborers on ttie railway improvements I
near Viento, was f mil 1 dead ahont half
a mile from that place Thursday morn
ing. Justice Bird, of the Viento pre-1
cinct, held an mqu )st on the remains
yesterday, when a verdict was rendered i
according tj the following fncts: The
deceased had been lost since Sa'urday I
afternoon, w h'ii he left the c .instruction !
train. All el!"rts to tiod him proved fu- j
The suggestions agreed upon by tbe
convention of Oregon county judges and
assessors, now in session in Portland
are embodied in the following resolu
tions, which were adopted yesterday:
'We recommend that all real property
be assessed by description or number.
or by legal subdivisions, or by metes
and bounds, or lots or blocks, as the
case might require, rather than to the
name of the owner or supposed owner;
and that tbe valuation be placed on the
I same only every two years; and that-
the Improvements on all real property be
considered as part of the same.
"When errors occur in any description
of real property, the sheriff or tax col
lector shall bave the power to correct
the same, when satisfied of such error.
"We would further recommend that
the form of the assessment roll be mad
in such a manner that it may be used
for the tax collector's roll, and for the
delinquent tax sale, and that town and
city lots be put up in separate books.
"We also recommend that the first
Monday in January of each year be fixed
as the date of valuations, to be placed
on all property.
We recommend that assessors be
elected for a term of four years.
We recommend that a committee of
five be appointed to draft and prepare
suitable assessment blanks to carry
these recommendations into effect, and
that this committee be authorized to
employ legal service, the county courts
of the several counties to pay for the
"That the treasurer shall be collector
of taxes up to the time they become de
linquent ; that the sheriff thad collect
the delinquent taxes.
"That if the present law is not ade
quate it should be made so that levy
or a Ivert 8 ng on real property or sale
of time for delinquent taxes should not
be made necessary.
"That nil taxes should become due
ami pay a tile November 1, annually, and
become delinquent on January 1, fol
lowing, and that a penalty ol 10 per
j c-nt he then ad led, w ith legal Interest
I on same, after becoming delinquent,
i "A state board of equalization, ccn-
sisting of seven members to be appo n'ed
by the governor or elected by ll voters.
The state to le divided into s -ven dis
tricts, based on population. "
Wagon, team and harness. Price $100.
Apply to O. Nii'iioi son,
lr. SI. u kellord's bldg., weft end
tile till his dead bulv n ut discovered
Thursday morning. Ho had been j ""' '
wounded In the back and in other parts J Five, hundred dollars to loan tn real
of the body and his wounds had evident- ; estate. No commission. Apply Ht t'l'a
Iv rendered him incapable of making his 1 othc". li.l-4:w