OREGON CITY: COURIER-HERALD. APRIL i9; 190L 7 SUMMONS. Additional local News. In the Circuit Court of trie State of Oregon, for the County of Clackamas. " " Mar; Joyce, plaintiff, ' vs. Jobn J ;ce, defendant. To John Joyce, said defendant. In tbe nnms of the State of Ore on, you are hereby required to appe.tr aud answer the com print tiled afaiiiit ; m In the above entitled suit on or before the 4th day of May, l!H)t. aud if you fail to so answer, for want thereof the plaintiff will apply to tiie nbofo entitled court for a decree forever dissolving th bonds of m'ltrlmony now existing between the plaintiff and defenlant.and for finch other relief as shall seem meet aud proper, una nuuiuiuua is iuubicu (luuiiHlieu lu me ure gonCity Courier-Herald for the pjriod of six weeks (rom date of first publication thereuf, such order be. made by the Hon. Thos. F. Ryan , 'Judge of i..e County Court of the State of Oregon for the County of Clackamas, on the 21st day of March, 1901. A, R. MENDENHALli, Attorney for Plaintiff. First publication March 22,1901. SUMMONS. In the Circuit Court of the State of Oregon for the County of Clackamas. Joseph Shadinger, ) Plaintiff, vs. Susan A. Shadlnger, I Defendant. J To Susan A. Shadinger, Defendant: TN the name of the state of Oregon, you are hereby required to appear and answer the complaint in the above entitled suit on or before the 8th day of May, 1901, that being the time prescribed In the order for the publica tion ol this summons; the date of the first pub llcation of this summons being on the 22dday of March, 1901; and If yon fall to appear and answer the plaintiff herein will apply to the court for the rtlief therein prayed for. In the complaint to-wit : s decree against you dis solving the bonds of matrimony now existing between yon and the plaintiff and such other and further relief prajed for In said oomplalnt. This summons Is published by order of Hon. TbomaB A. McErlde, Judge of laid court, made and entered March 16th, 1901. NEWTON McCOT, Attorney for Plaintiff. SUMMONS. In the Circuit Court of the State of Oregon , for he County of Clackamas. Hannah C. Shepherd, 1 . Plaintiff. ' " vs Walter S. Shepherd, I Defendant. J To Walter S. Shepherd, Defendant! In the name of the State of Oregon you are hereby required to appear and answer to the complaint filed against you in the above entitled uit on or before the 11th day of May, 1901, that bgnle the time prescribed in tbe order for pub lication of this summonfe-the date of the first publication of this summons being on the 29th lay of March, 1901: and If yon fall to so appear and answer, the plaintiff herein will apply to the Bald court for the relief prayed for In the com plaint: to-wit, a decree dissolving the marriage contract now existing between you and the plaintiff, and for such other relief prayed for in said complaint. This summons is published by order of the Hon. T. F. Ryan, Judge of the County Court, of the State of Oregon, for Clackamas County, dated and entered on the 26th day of March, 1901 C. H. DYE, Attorney f or laintlff. SUMMONS. In the circuit court of the state of Oregon for the county of Clackamas. H. A. Vorpahl 1 Plaintiff, vs. pahl Defendant, J To W. r, Vorpahl, defendant above named. " In the name of the State of Oregon, yon aie hereby required to appear and answer the com' plaint filed against yon herein, on or before the 20th day of April, 1901, said day being the expira tion of six weeks from tbe first publication of this notice, and if yon fall to appear and answer, for want thereol, plaintiff will take judgment against you for the sum of fourteen hundred and sixty fire dollars (81405.00) and interest on the same from the 25th day of October, 1893, with eosts and disbursements of this action. This Summons is published by order 'of Hon Thos. F. Ryan, judge of the county court of Clack' amai county, Oregon, dated March 6th, 1901, who fixed March 8th, 1901, as the first publication hereof, CHAS. N. WAIT, Attorney for Plaintiff. Don't fail to hear little Elsie Telfoid fing at the M. E. church Friday eve ning, j ' The Telford children will take part in the program at the M. E. chinch Friday ev. i.itig. W A. Shaver, of Molalla, returned Wednesday from Turner, where he pur chased a fine Hereford hull for hia farm. The editor ia under ohligation to George Himierfor a fine string of Clack amas river trout. To a man that's un able to catch fish these were very ac ceptable. An elaborare social entertainment and program will be given at the Methodist Episcopal church this (Friday) evening, including songs, recitations and a drama "Smith's Letters." Wanted Would like to make the acquaintance of a young man about 30; brown eyes, dark hair. Bweet disposition; must have money. Object, matrimony. Address K., care Courier-Herald. The young man who made such a failure of ihe fishing expedition at the Abernethy a short while ago, was more successful in the occupation he chose for pastime last Tuesday afternoon. At the third biennial convention of Knights of Maccabees, held in Portland Wednesday, E. E. Taylor was elected master-at-arms, and H. L. Whited Ser geant. The Albany drill team won the prize. The "silent social" given by the Pres byterian young peoples' society at Shiv ley'g hall Tuesday evening was a novel and gratifying entertainment. All tfceir gatherings are successes and thie one was superlatively greater. The following quartz ledge claims in the Shena creek mining district, were filed for record Tuesday in the county clerk's office: Mary Feschall, "Great Western ;" Joseph Linhart, "No. Six;" CharleB Peschall, "Last Chance." There was an unusual large run of sa'mon the first of the week, and about 10 tons were shipped to Portland Mon day, the selling price being five and six cents per pound. Tbe run of salmon, however, has been small since the first day. There will be special meetings at tbe Salvation Army hall on Saturday and Sunday, April 20th and 21st, at 8 p. m., conducted by Adjutant Evans, of Port land, an old friend of the army. Come to these meetings and see.a-.d hear the adjutant. At the Methodist Episcopal church nextSunday evening, Kev. Atkins, the pastor, will give a lecture on the Jews. O. A. Miller will sing by request, "The Holy City," and the Derthic club will sing the Jewish Lament, "By the Waters of Babylon." The service will be of special iuterest. Caleb Cross is putting in a sewer to drain bis property by making an outlet through an alley recently opened through the premises of John H. Walker. There was considerable of a contest in tbe city council over opening this alley, but it was decided that it was public property. Myrtle Lodge, Degree of Honor and Falls City Lodge, A. O. U. W., will give a joint social at their ball next Wed nesday night. A program will be pre sented. The entertainment will be free, but 15 cents will be charged for ice cream and cake. All members of either lodge and their friends are invited to at against W. R. Slyter to recover wages for cutting wood through the operation of a labor lien, was heard in the circuit court Tuesday. J. F. Clark appeared for plaintiff, and George L. Story for the defendant. The defendant argued a demurrer to the cause of suit, which was in effect that according to the statu U s of Oregon cord wood was not timber, and therefore not tubject to be sold under the foreel sure of a labor lien. The court sustained the demurrer. It is stated that two mtn begun work yesterday preuaratory to resetting the old fish heel below the falls, notwith standing the last legislature passed .an act making it unlawful for such struc tures to exist in the Willamette. Amos Field, who died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. J. W. Ganong, in Portland on April 15th, was buried here Wednesday afternoon. The funeral took plsce from St. Paul's Episcopal church, Rev. P. K. Hammond officiat ing. The deceased was well known in this city, and formerly held a responsi ble position in the woolen mills. Later, he conducted a shoe store here. Mrs. R. C. Ganong, also is a daughter of the deceased. . , NEWS OF THE WEEK Friday, April 12. German, French and Belgian bankers ,-are o enpied with the opening of the valley of the Euphrates in Asia Minor bv railroads, where are 60,000,000 acres of rich bottom land that can be sown to Through the shifting of the Massacre riv r which had been accepted as the dividing line between Havti and St. Da mingo several miles to the west, it made a new channel, and now the Dominicans claim the territory so cut off wheat, thus becoming the mnary of na "BS'llell?"m " "1B nayuens Eurone. A similar speculation took place i 10 clear out. War is in prospect. in developing Argentina, with disastrous results. The poverty of the Japanese poor is extreme lu rokio they hire their rag. Germany has spent 83,000,000 marks ped clothing and the quilts they sleep Mrs. Ruth Hill, wife of A. D. Hill, died at Parkpldce Wednesday morning, and was buried at Mountain View cem etery yesterday. The funeral services were conducted at the family residence by Rev. R A. Atkins. The deceased was born in Ohio, July 9th, 1843, and united wfth the Methodist Episcopal church in her girlhood. She was mar ried in 1871, and her husband and three children survive her. The family have lived at Park place since 1891. - An effort is being made to secure a speaker of national reputation for the Decoration Day exercises this year. Meade Post, No. 2, G. A. R., will meet Ai ril 20th, atone p. m., and make ar rangements for Decoration Day. With the aid of the citizens the Post expects to make it a great event. The Park place Band has been secured, and excel lent speakers have been seemed. On May 6th, the 20th anniversary of the Post will be celebrated, and all members in good standing are invited to attend. The regular monthly meeting of the Clackamas County Teachers' Associa tion will be held in the Barclay school building, Oregon City, Saturday, April 27th. The details of the program have not yet been completed. The grading of applicants for teachers' certificates will not be completed until Saturday . Teachers have recently been engaged to teach schools as follows: Anna Bach- man, of Stone,' at Welch's; Celia' Brad ford, of Multnomah county, , Sandy Ridge; Francis Johnson, of Oregon City, Phelps; Seba Childs, of Oregon City, Cherryville. Mrs. M. E. Partlow, widow of the late Dr. R. S. Partlow, was found dead at her home at Mount Pleasant Tuesday morning. She had been ill, and the neighoors made her frequent visits. A light was setri in the house late Monday night, but Tuesday morning tbe neigh bors were unable to arouse any one. The bouse was broken into, ana sne was found lying dead on the floor. The deceased was about 45 years old, and bad no children. Her husband die t a few months ago at Canyon City. . The deceased has lived in B iker City and other Oregon points the past 20 years. on her East African colony, the trade with which amounts to only 3,000,000 marks. A main source of income is the hut tax, 4.20 marks per hut, in collection of which sometimes 2000 natives are kill ed in one year . The natives are also en slaved. In this colony as well as in the Camerons, the German oflicir are re lentlessly cruel and inhuman. The Ger man occupation of African territory is a wretched, costly fiasco. The Boers are using thousands of car tridges which, according to the wrapper, were made in the Kynoch Factory, Bir mingham. This factory is owned almost entirely by the Chamberlain family, of which Joseph Chamberlain, British co lonial secretary, is a member. The average annual earnings of female sweatshop workers in Chicago are $77. Some of them, says the Tribune, work hard for two-thirds of a cent an hour. H. H. Rogers, a Standard Oil mag nate, J. P. Morgan, Senator Clark of Montana, etc., are forming a billion-dol- NOTICE OF FINAL SETTLEMENT. In the Circuit Court of the State of Oregon for Clackamas county. Notice is hereby given that the undersigned has filed his final repot t as assipnee of the estate of E. E. Williams, insolvent debtor, with the Clerk .f the circuit court of the State of Oregon for the County of Clackamas, and thcsame will he called iipnn for consideration and settlement In the said ciicult court on Monday, tbe 22nd day of April, A . D, lOnl beji g a Otj of a term of said court, to-wit: of the April term thereof, A. D. 1901, at 10 o'clock a. m. of said duy. Any objections to Said report mint be filed brfi.re said day with the said clerk of sulci circuit court. THOS. F. EVAN, Assignee of Estate of F. E. Williams, Insolvent IV-btor. D:-d March 2.', 1901. Notice to creditors. . The expenses of clerk hire, officers of the late legislature, etc., amounted to a total of $22,000. Of this amount $1490.50 was distributed among the following Clackamas county people: E. P. Carter, $132; C. McCown, $132; W. W. Smith, $204; E.C. Chapman, $194 ; LorenaC Kruse, $l(i8; James L. Swafford, $180; E. C. Hackett, $190; J. t.'. Darling, $149; F'orence Olsen,$03; Agnes Ma ther, $78.50. The suit brought by Edward .Grosser PROBATE COURT. Guaranteed Salary Men and womn of pond addrpss lo mprepmt us, pome to travel Hpnniuiin ai-'i;t, others for. local work looking u Hjmr ir Mir j Judge Ryan Handed Down Several Orders During the Week. In the matter of the estate of Seba Norton, deceased, final report of Richard Dtindas, executor, approved. In the matter of the estate of James A. Barbur, deceased, it was ordered that the real property of the estate be Bold. In the matter of tie estate of Julia Stalien, deceased, Frank Kamrath, ad. ministrator, tiled bis final report, and June 2nd was set as the time for hear ing final objections. The will of the late Samuel Taylor who died March 10th, was admitted to probnte. The probable valuo of the real and perBO ml property is $4200. Mrs Charlotte Taylor, widow of the deceas ed and J. M. Barber are named as execu tors. Yearly our iuleresta. SOOO salary miarniiteed yeurlv; extra commissions ami expenses, rapid advancement, old established house. Grand chance for earnest in in or woman tn seenre i!ramit. permanent niiion. liberal I Income and future. pw brilliant Hues. Write I at ouce. I STAFFOTtO PUKSS, S3 Churvli Sis., New Haven, Conn Notice Aihereby gien that the undersigned has been duly appointed by the County Court of the State of Oregon, for the County of Clacks- ADMINISTRATOR'S NOTICE. Notice is hereby Riven that the undersigned I I . . .!.. V .1.,. II Tl TS O mas, executrix of the estate of Philip Wolf, rte " '' I'l'l'uin""' "J r.iaei.rf ill ,,.., i i... .. , , ennntv inilcc of Clackamas County, Oregon, as , .... ,7ioua j.jitiit& n.iiiija ntniiisi, Miti . ...... estate are hereby required to present the same to my attorneys, U'Ren Schuebel. properly veri fied, as by law required, at Oregon city, Oregon, within six months frem the date hereof. MARGEItETH WOLF, Executrix of the estate of Philip Wolf, deceased. Dated thU fth day of April, J X Farm for Sale. 19 miles south of Oregon City, 3 miles sooth ef Molalla. Known at the Teasel farm. Contain ing sit) acres, 140 arret; clear plow land; 40 aerea n creek bottom ; 100 acres, upland; 7 seres, or chard. All well watered and fenced with suke . and v Ire fence, and drained with stone and tlie ditches: good buildings, M roda from achoel bout; 115 rods from church; rood location for Uiiag rock to mountain! Price acOtO, flOOS dowm, balance to lull at 6 per cent interest. tot further parUcalan apply on farm ts A.J.BiTlUt dministrator of tbe et'.nte of Manha J. Sbaw, deceased. i 11 persons havii.ir. claims apainst the said estate arc lien-by notified to present their claims to the undersigned at the law tfneo of C. I) t D. C. Latourelte, my attorneys, in Oregon City, Oregon, within b:i mo. the from this date. E. L. Shw, Administrator aforesaid. Dated, April 17, 1901. - ia "i" c 11 x . 1,3,1 lwa's to$t Job Printing At the Courier-Herald SHIV ELY'S Opera House ONE NIGHT Saturday, April 20th loo Laughs in 100 Minutes HORACE EWING In the Great Comedy Triumph, WIDOW BEDOTT Aa played by Mr. Ewin over 1000 times Supported by a HpeciaUy Selected Co. A happy blending of Farce, Music and Vaudeville Novelties. The Greatest Laughing Show -Have a Smile with the Widow Prices 2$, 50 and 75 cents Seats on Sale at Huntley's Store ar copper trust. , EalDti James, who has been mining m Siberia and China for nearly five, years, and haR placed orders for nearly $400,000 of mining machinery in New York, says Kussia will never taice ivianenuna nor permit others to take it. . She wants it eft as a buffer province between tlie two empires. The uoxers aamageu me hub sian railroad in Manchuria to the ex tent 01 $30,000,000. John A." Skooe. the counterfeiter of paper money arrested at Williamsburg, N.Y.,wa8 known there as Albert Brown, the pious church-member, liberal to the poor; the strenuous republican politici an) a power at the polls. In Central Arabia. Ibu Rashid defeat ed Mabaronk, Bheik of Koweyt, killing 5000,and recovered the kingdom of Nejd. Sunday morning, last week, O. L. Bel lows was out hunting north of Eagle Point, Jackson. He shot at a deer and it fell, but M'hen he had run up to it he found be bad killed his father. Modern euns have made Gibraltar as an impregnable fortress a back number. Saturday, April 13. At Butte: Mont., a laree part of the big hill on which some of the Anaconda mines are located, has been moving very perceptibly to the southwestward. All the inhabitants of Nvlstroom have been shipped by rail by the British to Pretoria, 80 miles distant. At L,ietunae- yue, the British took 80 Boer prisoners. England has hardly a footholu in the vast siretch of Trannvaal territory north of the Delagoa Bay railroad. In western Transvaal no Briton ued necaj aare show himself. The 620 yearling bucks of Charles Mc Allister near Blalock averaged each16 pounds of extra flue wool, for which 10 cents was relusea. Since July. Oregon and Washington have shipped 1,200,000 barrels of flour to the Orient. A great snowfall occurred in Colorado, and at Witchita, Kan., the overflowing Arkansas river created havoc. At Stevenson. Wash., J. G. Green has been found guilty of murder in first de gree for murder of E.V. Benjamin. . 1 here are about 200 lepers on Tene- riffe, one of the Canary islands. The British army at home will here after eat no more American beef, is tbe decision of the British war office. Trade depression is very serious in Germany. A serious seditious movement is spreading among South African natives. It ib beaded bv native' ministers, who preach "Africa for Africans." Near Wbitesburg, Ky ., two of Sheriff J. W. Wright's posse were killed in a battle with murderers. More or less fat sheep, cattle and bogs are being shipped from east of the Rockies to Pacific const cities. Rev. J. LeBaron Johnson, a fashion able young Episcopal preacher of New York city, forsook his pretty wife f' r a pert hospital nurse, with whom he skip ped out lor Italy, where the nurse shook him. The prospective copper trust intends absorbing the copper mines of Spain and France, A $95,000,000 rice trust has been or ganized in Germany. A $.",000,000 company will convert the piles of cotton seed husks', found in the South into cheap, good wtiite paper. The Englishmen 'owning l ig tracts of land in the United most ol litem ol the nobility will shortly meet in London to form an organization: they want more rent. Bv the Baudot multiplex lypepriiiting telegraph all the telegraph business be tween Paris and Berlin can be done over one line, whereas nereioiore uve lines were required. Sunday, March 11. On Monday, April 20 Prest.McKinley and party will leave Washington for seven-weeks' tour to the Pacilic const and back, In accordAr.ce wit the principle (din- teniHtional lw that the priv ity citizens, of a neutral nation can lawlully sen sup plies to bblligi rents, the United States superior court at New Orleans dismissed the suit instituted at behest of the Boers, to prevent nhipmentof horses and mules by the British from that port. The British war office will btrenghten the fortifications of Jamaica. Russia will lay mines in the harbors of Port Arthur and Vladivostok. The Farmers' National Bank at Ver gennes, Vt., has been wrecked by the cashier, Mr. Lewis. Mrs. J. R. George, of Chicago, aged 74 years, was killed at Seattle by being trampled by a runaway team. Id spite of the prevalence of education in Germany, one-fourth of the army re rults betray tbt crassest Ignorance. under, and these they olten pawn to get something they need even more. At the Anaconda mine, Buite.a Bit ike is on in the machinery department. ' Moni'ay, April 15. The 20tieth Century Scottish Rite Ju bilee begins at Wichita, Kansas, to-day. Candidates for the degrees number 178. ArchbiBhop Ireland, assisted by 200 Roman Catholic clergymen, yesterday dedicated St. Patrick's church at Toledo, 0., costing $200,000. Two men and two women, while cross ing the railroad at South Wtlkesbarre, fa., early this morning, werei run into by 'he BuiFalo express and three of them killed Preparations which Japanese at Pekin ate making for an early start iudicate they expe-jt war with Russia. At Naga saki the Japanese fleet is being mobil ized and put in readiness for battle. -. Five hundred carpenttrs strike at Minneapolis, Minn. Two hundred democrats sat down to the Jeffersonian banquet at Seat'1' on Saturday night. Appnrtlino- ' In a Sf Pataralmrnr Mam natch. lCnreii hna HhpwImiI tn limld 32 ! coast fortresses . to resist Japanese in vasion. 1 The Korean government has promul gated a law to inflict the death penalty for opium smoking. On account of the duplicity and hostil ity of tbe politicians, most of the labor unions of New York city will form an independent labor party. The blower works of the B. F. Sterte vant ('o. at Jamaica Plains, Mass., were damaged by a $350,000 fire. ' Near Hastings, Fla., Jim Kirby, a ne gro, shot and killed Julius Eskew, to rob him of $150. He was arrested, and while waiting for the train, in charge of the sheriff, friends of Eskew fired five bullets through the window into the negro's back. At Philadelphia the famous "hat trim ming cases," involving about $20,000, 000, have been settled. The merchants interested will receive about $4,000,000 from the U. S. treasury. The Mexican government, aided by British capital, is overhauling and re building the 190 miles of railroad across the isthmus of Tehuantepec, and har bors are being constructed at both the Gulf of Mexico and Pacific ocean termi nals for the handling of inter-oceanic freights. This great international pro ject puts another aspect on the canal scheme. Li Hnne Chane has been notified bv the Japanese minister at Pekin that Ja pan wants to know what Emperor Kwang Hsu intends to do. D. Aliever & Co., French drv (roods merchants in the city of Mexico, have failed ; liabilities bait a million. The Korean emperor has decapitated Kim Yang Chun for high treason an j there is a hot time in the Koiean realm, The British government will trv to raise 50,000,000 pounds by a ucw issue of consuls. The budget deficit for the year is 60,000,000 pounds. The South African war costs nearly 1,500,000 pounds a week. It is believed in European political circles that the wheels are rattling in the head of Kaiser William of Germany. The noted Frederic Horrison, who has visited America.told a London Dally Mail interviewer that England should pay less attention to foreign affairs and more to her energetic commercial and indus trial competitors in the United States. It is now positively known that in the boxer revolution in China the lives of 242, Europeans and Americans were sac rificed, but no count has been kept of the tens of thousands of Chinese killed by them in retaliation, The 1231 paper mills in the country produce daily zu,U3ri,lSl) pounds of paper "Tlie" Allen, a New York poolroom operator has been arrested 68 times but never convicted ; has three adopted chi dren an1 has paid for 300 funerals, lie is a sport and philanthropist. Cflptain Jobn A, Ilassel, formerly in Hia P.iu.i n...., ! V... V 1. wiu n, mjr, it'jvw ill new 1 Of n , ooyn the Boer cause is brighter than that of the British. The Boers will take full advantage ot the opportunities for in hioting damage on the British widt h the approaching wintereess n gives them. Daily recruits struggle into the Boer lines, far more than the number killc The liners are at present avoiding a big purlieu imtiie, but aooiit August and beptemiwr we rimy look for a resmiip non 01 general action on a large scale. In the mean time, disease will finht the Drills!) solilit r.-i. Mrs. Carrie Nation was ordered out ol Kansas Oitv by Police Jmle AlcAiilcy, w ho said "Mis-ouri atmo-phi-re U not adapted to long-haired meii.Hliort-haired women ai.d w binding girls " An. unconfirmed report, has been re reived in LoihIjii that the Boers took Generil French and 50 ) men. The Rolled Steel Car Co. will build -works at Youngstown, O., giving work ... to about 5000 hands. Yesterday the Pope created 12 cardi nals. The Pretoria correspondent ef thee London Daily Mail repcrls that Gvn. Kbchener has 250,000 efficient troops and will in ihe next six wee'is renewv his sweeping movements. Tonev DVwer;, a meuiher of the Cape Assembly,' fifur been fined 101 0 pd. and jailed lor talking seditiously. Near Salem 220 acres will he plantcdl. to hops this.feason. Delmonica restaurant, New Yoit, m serve up Angora young goat as delicacy.-. The city of Ogden will build a $3C0 ,0001 Mormon temple. Justice Jerome of N w York city wilt: hold the lawyer, A T. fatiick.for the murder of W. M .Rice, the Texas mil lionaire. Salmon Brown, 66 years old, one of the sons of "old John Brown," has re moved from Salem to Portland .east side.. In the destruction by fire of Louis Mil ler's saloon at Batavla, N. Y., two m& were burned to death. Trains on a German elecirii, line run 125 miles per hour. Wednesday, April 17. The sixth annual banquet of the Hoi- land Society of Chicago was attended by 1503 members and a number of invited gues!8. Money is scarce in Japan, living ex penses have largely increased and the country is on the verje of a financial, panic. L. F. Deyo and B. B. Stuart have- sold. 40,000 of the 400,000 acres of California, oil lands controlled oy them for $3,500, 000. At Heppner 20,000 sheep have changed- li a mis at if-' to $a 41). At Juarez, Mex., Andres Garcia in ft fit of jealousy killed his bride aud theft. blew out his own brains. In a fit of despondency, M.R. Bald win, a Minnesota ex-caagressman, blew out his brains at Seattle with a revolver. At Peoria, 111. the entire democratic: city ticket was elected by 800 to SOOfc majority. Monsignor Ohapelle, papal delegate to. the Philippines, has stated to the Tate . Commission that the friars will not' return. The Ponce, Porto "Rico, chamber of" comraerce declares that conditions ar bad in tbe island, any statement to trtet contrary of the carpetbag governor, Ai-, len, notwithstanding. The strike at McKeesport near Pitt burg of the employes of the W. Deeesr " ' wood plant of the Sheet Steel Co. threat ens to extend to all the plants ot the U S. Steel Corporation, having 60,00' employes. The Southern Pacific company is wa ing a conflict in the streets of Pomona, Cat., with tbe city authorities, in order tn prevent a Utah line from occupying;-; First street, as franchise permits Nome City was visited by a bllziar41 ? and 15 feet of snow in Jannary. Otto Von Lossburg, captain in tl Boer army, being badly wounded, has re . turned to his New Orleans home. 1t English, he says, have armed 5000 Kaf- firs, who are in Steinaeher's Horse, th scum of South Africa. Ihey pillage and plunder, Tbe Boers have immense re sources. General Delarney alone haou 3,000,000 rounds of ammunition . DelaB ney, Botha and DeWet have between them 15,000 men, the rest of the forces) being flying corps. The English have 100,000 men tied up guarding railroads.. The Boers will play havoc with the En- gliah when winter sets in. General Dft Wet Is the most dangerous "insane- man" England ever coped with. lie its a military genius, it Memphis two men withi revolvers - held up Ben Marsh's gambling lions -yesterday morning and in three minuteu- got $300 1. Thursday, April 18. In the South African blue book, issued in London, Sir Arthur Milner draws a . gloomy picture of South A'rica. Though .. lie confesses not to have the slighest . doubt of ultimate British victory, he ad mits that during the last half year the- . situation has become worse. Martin Ritter killed Clara Cheek at Nashville, III., with a hammer, because she would not marry him. By tbe explosion of the boilers of the steamer Ramona near Vancouver, B. C. lour persons were killed and six seriuos ly injured. The manager of the Lemars, low .Na tional Bank embezzled $25,000 end tLn bank has cloned. The bubonic plague is spreading ra--pidly at Hongkong. At Everett, Wash., 9 of the 11 Hhingle mills have shut do Ati. Tienj. Foley, a poor old miner of 77' years, killed himself tit The Dulles bf taking poison. The grip is killing the inhabitant s ot our island of liitain. It, and the Fiji nnd the New Hebrides and othcF South Sea islands were visited by a hurricniio and. tidal wave. The Northern Pacific will rii'i a lint of eight steamers between Tacoma ant' J Liverpool via the Suez canal. Tuesday, April 16 In Wyoti.ing and Utah a blizzard lias caused some heriotis losses of cattle and sheep. Oti th main stre t of Gem, Idaho, George Fisher was shot and killed last night by a person unknown. The Turner postodico was robbed ol $340 while the postmaster was atdir.ner. Sixty carloads of CliirRKO pickled beef aieen route through Portland to Vladi vostock. China has thanked Japan for assist ance in resisting the Manchiirian con vention, and asked for Japan's aid and support in any future contingency. Steel-Trust Morgan, who is in Lon don, has paid 600 pounds for a Scotch collie. On the extension of the railway line in Porto Rico owned by a French com Dan v. $2,000,000 will be expended. tSttlttrrfii! Siyh ' AtlructUm, The next at t ruction at th op.r.i house will be on next Saturday evening when Mora e Ewing will prevent hi-t phenom enal comedy HUc.'ifS, "Widow HedottJ' Mr. Ewing has appealed in the titU role over a thousand times t' u'i'iut the United States, c Ting a hit tinprcear lent in tlie histoiy of any otln r coined jr. Fvt ry line is full of niirthfi liiess ol t he brightest In e and every tcene if. effer vescent with ludirroiism. "Widow 1 dott" whs w ritten purely fi r laughicR purposes and to say that the author wtui snicessful is but a mild ulitihute lor the greatest piece of comedy ever writ ten. Mr. K ing will personally appmr in the till,-to'e and surround hui'Helfi with a caiml le c trps of players.. N and sparkling speciallit 8 will be pro duced and in eveiy way ihom who at tend will Ik afonted an evening of the,, brightest eoj ment of the seasoc. TOCUKK I CtlM.D IX ONK !!" Take L native Bromo tiuinltij fable to., all druggists refund the money if it kilto tocurer E. W. Grove's signature h oat, each bos. 25c. '