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OREGON CITY, OREGON, FRIDAY, JULY 8, 1904.
Dr. George Hoeye
All work warranted and satisfaction guar
anteed. Crown and Bridge work a spec
ialty. CauBeld Building. Phone 1093.
Oregon City, Oregon.
C. D. D. C. Latourette
Commercial, Real Estate and Probate our
Specialties. Office in Commercial Bank
Building, Oregon City, Oregon.
Robert A. Miller
ATT'Y AT LAW
Will practice In all the courts of the State
an i before the Land Department of the
Government. Room 3, Weln hard Build
ing, Oregon City, Oregon.
Grant B. Dimick
Atty and Counselor at. Law
Will practice in all courts' in the state,
circuit and district courts of the United
States. Insolvent debtors taken through
bankruptcy. Office in Garde Building,
Oregon City, Oregon.
Commercial Bank of Oregon
City. Capital $100,000
Transacts a general banking business.
Makes loans and collections, discounts
bills, buys ana sells domestic and for
eign exchange and receives deposits
subject to check. Open from 9am.
to 4 p. m. D. C. Latourette, Presj
F. J. Meyer, cashier.
George C. Brownell
ATT'Y AT LAW
C. N. Greenman
The Pioneer Exprc
Retah shed 186?. FromDt dell, .'
parts of the city. Oregon Cit., Oregon.
Dr. Grace . Hain
Office hours 9:30 to 5 P- m.i Monday,
Wednesday, and Fridays.
Acute and Chronic Diseases, Nervous Dis
orders, Women's and Children's Diseases
a specialty. Graduate of Still Collage
of Osteopathy Des Moines, la. Con
sultation free, Room iG, Garde Build
ing, Oregon City, Ore. .
O. Sohdkbil W. 8. U'REN
JJREN & SCHUEBEL
ATTORNEYS AT LAW
Will practice in all courts, make collec
tions and settlements of estates, furnish
abstracts of title, lend you money and
lend vour monev on first mortgage.
Office In Enterprise building, Oregon
WE are now prepared to serve you
in the following line with
Stoves, Hardware &. Furniture
at greatly reduced prices. Call
and examine our stock and get our
fisures. We will save you from
10 to 20 per cent on all goods. Sec
ond-hand goods bought and sold
Sugarman & Son
Cor. 5th and Main St., Oregon City
Cash Meat Market
Highest Cash Price Paid for
Main Street - Oregon City
and Tin Shop
JOBBING AND REPAIRING
Opposite Okafleld Block OREGON CIT1
cure Dyspepsia and all disorders arising
from Indigestion. Endorsed by physicians
everywhere. No cure, no pay. 25 cents.
For sale by Huntley Bros. Co.
General News as Gathered
From Various Sources.
Brief Resume of the More Important Happenings of the
Week in Oregon and Elsewhere. .
FIRB AT WORLD S FAIR.
Tbe American Cafe, in the Jerusalem
concession at the World's Fair, waa
destroyed by fire last Tuesday morning,
The Turks and Arabs who occupied the
buildings on the Jerusalem concession,
were greatly excited. Tbe alarm was
given at 2:20 a. m., and the Orientals
suddenly awakened,' jumped from the
windows or rushed into the streets half
clad. No one sustained serious injury.
The loss was about $18,000.
EMIGRANT SHIP LOST.
The Danish steamer, Norge, with 768
persons on board, struck a reef on the
west coast of Scotland, on June 28, and
went down within half an Lour. More
than 500 of the passengers and crew
TWENTY KILLED IN TRAIN WRECK.
At about seven o'clock on the evening
of the 3rd, iust., a passenger train on
the Wabash Railroad ran into an open
switch at Litchfield, Illinois, and col
lided with a freight train which was
standing on the sidetrack. Three cars
and the locomotive were piled up in a
heap. The engineer, fireman, and
about twenty passengers were killed,
and from 4j to 60 passengers were in
jured. The railroad officials say the
switch had been tampered with.
July 1. A naval battle is in progress
between Cheloo and Peda.
General Kuropatkin is falling back
before the Japanese armies, and de
clines to risk a general engagement.
The rainy season has begun and it may
soon be necessary to suspend land op
erations until after tbe rainy season.
July 2. -It is Buppoaed the Vice-Ad-miral
Kamimura is in pursuit of the
Vladivostok squadron, as it is known
that he sighted it laet'night.
The Japanese and Russians are each
accusing the other of barbarous . treat,
ment of the wounded and prisoners.
July 4 General Kuroki reports that
two battalions of Kussians attacked the
Japanese outposts at Moo Tien Pass at
awn, under cover of a dense fog. lhe
Russians were repulsed, but returned
and charged three times before they
were finally driven off. The Japanese
pursued them for three miles.
July 5. Reports from Chinese sources
state that the Japanese army investing
Port Arthur, is only a mile from the
Tbe Russian army is suffering from
an epidemic of tvnboid fever. Jfore
than 600 case uow umug treated, ia
In two small engagements at Yanze-
ling Pbbb, tbe RuBeiane were driven back
with considerable loes.
Tbe Russians claim that the rainy
season will be of inestimable value to
them, as it will put a stop to military
operations until they ran have a force
large enough to cope with the Japanese
Reports from Russian and from Jap
anese sources are so conflicting that it is
difficult to ascertain which is really
getting the better of the fight.
WATSON FOB PllESIDENT.
Thomas E. Watson, of Georgia, and
Thomas H. Tibbies, of Nebraska, are the
Populist nominees for President and
Vice-President, respectively. The plat
form demands that all money be iseud
directly by the Government, every dol
lar to be a full legal tender: demands
postal savings banks; upholds the right
01 labor to organize, and favors tne en
actment of legislation lor tne improve'
ment of the condition of the wageeaw
era; demands the initiative and referen
dum; favors prohibition of the alien
ownership of lands; demands the with
drawal of special privileges of trusts and
monopolies, and declares tne Govern
ment should own and control the rail
loads, teleuiaph and telephone systems
and should provide a parcels poet. The
platform was adopted unanimously.
JAPANESE ORDER CAVALUY HORSES.
The Japanese government is stated to
nave practically placed an order lor 10,
000 selected cavalry horses with a New
York firm which supplied many cavalry
horses to great Britain during tbe Boer
War. It is understood that tne order
calls for tbe smallest type of cavalry
boree. of which a large supply is not
readily obtainable. It is Insisted by the
Japanese that the horses shall be de
livered at tbe rate 01 2UUJ a month to
transports on tbe Pacific Coast.
A burglar who entered the room of
Mrs. J . A. Dtihon, of Portland last
Mondav night, met with an unexpected
reception. Instead of lying still in fear
and tremblinr. the plucky woman jump'
ed out of bed, grasped the burglar, and
began s?reamina. Two policemen
heard her screams and responded
promptly. Tbey succeeded in landing
the would-be robber in jail.
An unknown man, supposed to be
from Portland, leaped from the bridge
at Salem last Monday, and was drowned
in the Willamette. Three boatmen weie
near, and palled toward the spot where
the man was seen struggling in water,
but be disappeared before tbey could
reach blm. The body has not been re
covered and tbe identity of tbe man re
mains a mystery.
The Newberg correspondent of the
Oregonian cent in the following account
of the celebration at that place: "A
comparatively 'sane Fourth of July' was
experienced by Newberg yesterday.
The casualties so far as reported are :
One joaDg lady struck by a misdirected
Roman candle and sent into hysterics,
and removed from the scene of carnage;
one young patriotic hopeful keeled over
and stunned by an exploding skyrocket,
and given over to tbe ministrations of
the family physician; one baby buggy
burned, no insurance."
THREE CHILDREN DROWNED.
Thiee children if John Sobeska were
drowned Saturday in Mill Creek near
Yankton, Columbia county. Their
father, a respected farmer, is just re
covering from wounds in tbe throat,
eelf-inflicted, last Thursday. He had
been injured by a falling tree last year,
and his mind was affected. Saturday
afternoon four of his children, Nettie,
aged 22; Augusta, Eva and Johnnie, all.
younger, went wading in the creek Dear
their home. Nettie was caught in quick
Band and shouted for' help to the other
three. Tbey went to her reBcue, got
beyond their depth and were drowned,
while Nettie' herself managed to reach
land. In her frantic efforts to save her
brother and sisters, she became so ex
hausted however, that her own life was
saved only by a narrow margin. Au
gusta was employed at one time at tbe
St. (jtiaries Motel in Portland, and was
engaged to be married. John Sobeeka,
a grown bi other of tne ill fated ioung
people, waa in Oregon City at the time
of the calamity, and hurried here as
soon as apprised of the drowning. Tbe
charitable people of St. Helens and vic
inity nave started a subscription for the
bereaved father, who, in addition to
being in serious condition liom his at
tempted suicide, is in Btraitened. cir
cumstances. Telegram. (
NEW O. C. T. BOAT. ;'
The pretty little steamer "Oreaona"
of the Oregon City Transportation-Co.
arrived in this city at a late hour "last
night from Portland, after the first day's
run, and a prolonged blast from the
musical whistle, which is different iron
anything now on the river, brought i
crowd of Salemites to the river front to
welcome tbe new arrival, and foremost
among them was Mr. C. 8. Hamilton.
kwbo has won an enviable reputation as a
promoter 01 transportation laciuties,
The new steamer was commandetUby
Captain J. A. Spong, who has the repu
tation of being the most successful pilot
on the river. The full complement- of
officers are as follows :
Captain A. J. Spong.
Pilot -A. W. Graham. - ;.l
First Officer Oats Cole.
Purser Harry Symes; "
Chief Engineer Harrv Linlev
Second Engineer Claud Skinner.
The Oregona is a new innovation on
the river, inasmuch as she is a large
boat and yet will float almost on moist
ened ground. When empty sl e draws
less than thirteen inches of water, is 132
feet long and 26 J4 feet beam. She has
two engines with 9x48 inch cylinders,
and with 210 pounds of steam will de
velop 160 horse power, about as much
as the steamer Altona. The ton yester
day was made slowly, as the machinery
was new 'nd untried. A bead of only
130 pounds of steam was carried, and
during the day thirty-sevan stops were
made lor freight and passengers. The
boat was well loaded with freight for
Salem, but she came over the bars with
out even touching.
She is a success, which is more than
was ever before attained in building a
low wal?' steamer for the Willamette
No matter bow low the water becomes
this summer, the Oregona may be de
pended upon to reach her destination
the same night. She is built of light
timber, and her cabin and upper works
are of the lightest possible material to
avoid any unnecessary weight. Bhe iB
neatly furnished in both cabins, most of
the furniture and carpets being supplied
Dy isuren & Hamilton of Salem
The Oregona has taken the. Pomona s
run, while the latter goes inTo drydock
for repairs, and after she is again ready
for business, the Altona will be taKeo
permanently from the Salem run, and
operated as a freight and accommodation
boat. The Oregona will today go to in
dependence and Sidney, and tomorrow
will proceed on her regular run to Port
DYSPEPSIA ON THE DECLINE.
Huntley Brothers Claim Pepsikola Cures
39 Cases out of 40.
Why any one in Oregon City should
continue to surfer with indigestion when
a 25 cent box of Pepsikola will cure is
certainly a mystery. Huntley Bros,
have been selling Pkpbikola quite some
time now. and they know from actual
experience right in their owu store juit
what this famous little chocolate coated
dyspepsia tablet will do, and if you make
inquiry these druggists will tell you tbey
never knew a remedy to prove so decid
edly beneficial in tbe treatment ot indi
gestion, dyspepsia, palpitation, sleep
lessness and other forms of stomach
trouble. It certainly ougbt to give you
confidence when you know that every
box of Pepsikola contains 10 days treat
ment, and at the end of that time if you
are net decidedly benefitted all you need
do is to go back to tbe druggist and get
your money. Pepsikola is sold right on
its own merits. It cares indigestion
simolv bv tonlns ud tbe stomach and
digestive organs so that the food will as
similate and eive strength to the system,
as nature intended. And Pepsikola is
such a erand nerve tonic, too. J uit try
a 15 cent box and see if it don't give you
new energy, new ambition and new cour
age to carry out your plans and daily
work. If it doesn't, your money back.
Wilson Sc Cooke have the best sulkey
Rake in the market ; this a strong stat-
ment but can easily be proved.
LARS ANDERSON WILL.
Court Decides ' in Favor
Fred and Peter Madison.
County Judge Ryan rendered bis de
cision Tuesday, in the Lars Anderson
Will contest, denying the contesting pe
tition of Rasmus Rasmussen and sus
taining the will which bequeathed the
property of Anderson to Fred and Peter
Lars Anderson made a will in June,
1903, under which contestant, Rasmus
sen, a nephew residing in Denmark, was
the only beneficiary. In August of the
same year he executed a second will be
queathing all his property to his neph
ews, Fred and Peter Madison.
For the purpose of defeating this sec
ond will in favor of the Madisons, Ras
mussen, through his attorneys "U'Ren &
"-"i'' iiti'ii.iaii..i i M,i,lmn.Vidji unit
LOU J. BEAUCHAMP,
The humorous philosopher, lecturer, traveler and writer, will
appear on the Chautauqua platform on Wednesday, July 20th,
at 8 p, m. J on Thursday, July 21st, at 2 p. m.
Schubel and Gordon E. Hayes filed a
contesting petition, alleging that the
Madison will had been made by Ander
son under the representation to him
that he was signing a contract for the
sale of land, and alleging that he had
been induced to sign while under the in
fluence of morphine an 1 other drugs.
O. W. Eastbam, conducting the case
for the Madisons, sprung a surprise on
the contestants in producing a torn up
copy of the firBt will, which, he main
tained, Anderson had destroyed under
the belief that he was destroying the
original will. Contestants claimed that
Anderson had torn up tbe copy in order
to create an impression that he bad de
stroyed the will and produced a witness
who testified that he bad advised An
derson to do this.
Fred and Peter Madison, who take the
property under the decision of the Court,
reside in this county. The estate is val
ued at about $2500. U'Ren & Scbuebel
state that they will appeal the caBe to
tne uircuit uourt.
Cured of Chronic Dianhoea After
Years of Suffering.
"I wish to say a few words in praise of
Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and Diar
rhoea Remedy " says Mrs. MattieBurge
of Martinsville. Va. "I suffered from
chronic Diarrhoea for ten years and dur
mg that time tried various medicines
without obtaining any permanent relief,
Liist summer one of my children was
taken with cholera morbus, and I pro
cured a bottle of this remedy. Only two
bottles were required to give her entire
relief, . 1 then decided to try the medi
cine myself, and did sot use all of one
bottle before I was well and I have never
since been troubled with that complaint.
One cannot say too much in favor of that
wonderful medicine." This remedy is
for sale by Geo. A. Harding.
Whereas, there was submitted to the
electors of tbe state at tbe last general
election as reqnired by law, ao Initiative
petition tor Diiect frimary INomlnat
ing election Law ;
And, whereas, ou tbe Z4tb day 01 J une,
1904. tbe Secretary of State in my pres
ence as Governor of the State of Oregon
did canvass the votes given for said law:
And, whereas, it was ascertained and
determined upon such canvass that there
were 56285 votes cast for said Direct
Primary Nominating Election Law, and
16354 votes against the same, and that
said law received an affirmative majority
of tbe total number of effective votes
cast thereon and entitled to be counted
onder the provisions of law,
Now. Therefore, I, Geo. E. Chamber
lain, as Governor of the State of Oregon
in obedience to Section 9 of An Act
entitled ''An Act rraking effective the
intiatiye and referendum provisions of
of Section 1 of Article 5 of the Constitu
tion of the State of Oregon, end regulat
ing elections thereunder and providing
penalties for violations of provisions of
this Act," approved February 24, 1903,
do hereby make and issue this Procla
mation to the people of the State of Ore
gon, and do announce and declare that
the whole number of votes cast in the
State of Oregon for said Direct Primary
Nominating Election Law was 56,28'
votes, and the whole number of votes
cast in the state against said Direct Pri
mary Nominating Election Law was 16,
364 votes; that said Direct Primary
Nominating Election Law received an
affirmative majority of the total number
of rotes cast on said measure and en
titled to be counted under the provisions
of la, and that said Direct Primarv
Nominating Election Law shall be and
is in full force and effect as the law of
the State of Oregon from the date of this
Proclamation. Done at the Capitol at
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MilOi ifli illli iilK
Salem, this 24th day of June, A, D
ay the uovernoi :
(Signed) Gko. E. Chamberlain,
(Signed) F. I. Dunbar,
Secretary of State.
In numerous instances public atten
tion has been called to arbitrary
methods that have been employed in
bureaucratic administration of the var
ious Governmental departments. Pro
test has been frequent and vigoreous
gainst what is conceived to be an evil.
but protest has had little or no effect.
ibe latest development of thiB character
s the ruling ot the roBtoihce Depart
ment as to tbe application of the new
law providing for an increase of salary
for the rural free-deliverv carrier. It
was the common conception that the
intent of the law was to increase the
salaries of all carriers of this class in ti e
same f rop rtion,but the Department hi a
seen tit to think otherwise, and it is
extremely douLtlul if the organized as
severation of unfairneBB on the part of
the carriers will avail to change its de
termination, It may be an erroneous construction
to place on the acts of the Postollice De
partment, as pertaining to the rural free
delivery men, to the effect that the
lattera interests are in no wise consider
ed ; but, on the contrary, there is an
apparent disposition to subject them to
unjust restrictions and inequitable ad
justment ot salaries that will make tbe
position as undesirable as possible. If
this is not tbe purpose of tbe Departmet,
its true intent appears to be quite suo
cessfully disguised. Privileges that were
of personal financial value to the carrier
and an accommodation to the public.
without interfering with tbe efliceucy of
toe service, so tar as anyone could oh
serve, have been withdrawn, and now a
misunderstandable ruling' has been
made ;with reference to a matter that
seemed plain enough to the ordinary
citizen which despoils the lower-grade
carrier of what he had every reasonable
lirnt to expect.' Ibe hlir tier-wade men
in this branch of the service are joining
their brotntrs in tbe protest tbat is be
ing made against rnling of the Depart
ment. The protest promises to be
general, and assuredly It has good loun
Baseball Players And Foot Racers 1
Louis J. Kruger, ex-champion long
distance foot racer of Germany and
Holland, writes Oct. 27, 1001 : " During
my training of eight weeks, foot races at
Salt Lake City, in April last, 1 used
Ballard's Snow Liniment to my greatest
satisfaction. Therefore, I highly rec
otnmend Snow Lmi nent to all who are
troubled with sprains, bruises, or rheu
matism." 25c, 50c, $1. Sold by Char
man & Co.
(From Our Regular Correspondent.)
Your correspondent yesterday had a
chat with Dr. Harvey W. Wiley at his
office in the Department of Agriculture,
where he is now inaugurating an inves
tigation into the effecis of cold storage'
upon articles of fodd. The doctor has
concluded his investigation of food pre
servatives and coloring matters in food
to determine their relation to digestion
and health. The bulletin giving the re
sult is now in press and will prove a val
uable addition to hygienic knowledge.
The effect of cold storage, sterilization,
etc., upon human health has never been
investigated ; it is a new and inviting
field, much needing exploration, Bince
the practice of putting all kinds of food
fnto cold storage is almost universal and
on the increase.
"This is not of our initiative," said Dr.
Wiley, 'it is at tha request of Congress."
"Yes," I replied, "I was in the Sen
ate when renator Stewart moved to
amend the Pure Food bill by adding an
inquiry into the effects of cold storage. "
"We are working in cooperation with
the cold storage people," continued Dr.
Wiley, "and I find them broad-minded,
intelligent men, anxiously interested to
know the limits of the business. I mean
to go to the bottom and get all the facts.
There must be somewhere a line drawn
between where cold storage is beneficial
and where it is harmful. I have never
said, as reported, that meat could be
kept in cold storage for a year. Possibly
game may have been. Fish should al
ways, be eaten as soon as posBible after
being taken from the water. Up to a
certain point cold storage improves beef
and fruit, especially apples; the beef
ripens and becomes more tender. But
if kept beyond a certain point it deterior
ates, and when taken out is subject to
decay much quicker.
"What," I asked, do you think of put
ting poultry into a cold storuu bofuie it
has been drawn, then exposing it for
sale ia the market, puttinsr it back strain.
and so repeating the process indefinitely,
allowing it to thaw and refreeze until at
last it has been sold? I have Been such
in the Washiugton market."
"mat muBt be very bad," replied the
doctor. "I Bhall investigate that mat
ter, too; we will serve to our boarders
cold storage poultry, drawn and nn
drawn, and try to discover the differ
'What about JutUr in nnld atoraim.
"Butter can never be improved. Itia
always best when fresh from the churn.
It is put in cold storage simply to keep
it for a better market and to check chem
ical changes which have a tendency to
make it rancid. But in cold storage but
ter will not change so much in three
montliB as it might in a week under un
favorable conditions outside. Cold stor
age is a godsend to all deaUrs in perish
able food ; the point is not to carry it too
I asked the durtor if his recommended
summer diet ot tiue, potatoes and sugar
was not rather too highly concentrated
for perfect health.
"Of course," he replied, "One must
eat a proper quantity of fruit and vege
tables. Bat one can hardly call potatoes
concentrated food, with only twenty per
cent of solid matter. One can hardly
eat too much of them. I think we Amer
icans overeat. Especially do we eat too
much meat, and I said this before meat
was high, too. Look at the Japanese,
who live largely on rice and eut much
less food than we do, vet they fight.
Succulent fresh vegetables and well rip
ened fruits should constitute the princi
pal summer diet, and ice-wator and icod
beverages should all be Bipped slowly if
taken at all.
AND CROP HE
PORT. GENERAL BtlMMAKY.
The weather during the last week was
variable. The 28th and 211th were very
hot, alter which it turned cooler and good
rains fell in the eastern sections, but none
of consequence occurred in the western part
or the htaie. 111 tne Willamette valley
the drought continues and a 1 ':t2 c.":ps
are suffering and badly need rain. I lia
fall grain harvest has just begun, and It
will become general In about a week, ihe
crop is good nearly everywhere, except In
the Grand Ronde and Powder River val
leys, where it was badly damaged by the
frost of last week. The frost in that sec
tion was unusually severe, and, besides
damagrng grain in the head, it cut all ten
der vegetables to the grouod and injured
considerable fruit. Spring grain is doing
poorly, especially in the Willamette valley
and in southern Oregon, where it is head
ing so short that fears are entertained that
many fields will have to be cut for hay.
Good progress has been made in har
vesting the hay crop, much of which is
now safely secured. The yields are gener
ally reported light, especially timothy,'
which In a number of localities turned out
to be almost a failure. Vetch yielded well
and clover was but slightly, below the
average. .. Hops, corn and potataes need
more rain; potatoes have suffered the most'
Hops, although still green, have not
their usual vigor at this season of the year,
and the growers do not expect a full crop.
Some damage to alfalfa by grasshoppers is
reported, but otherwise all crops are re
markably free from Insect pests. Apples
continue to give promise of good yields,
and It Is expected that a fairly good crop
of peaches will be picked.
With its companions, heart burn,
flatulence, torpidity of the liver, consti
pation, palpitation of the heart, poor
biood, headache and other nervous
symptoms, sallow skin, foul tongue, of
fensive breath and a legion of other ail
meuts, is at once the most widespread
and destructive malady among the
American people. The Heroine treat
ment wi!l cure all these troublei. 50c
bottle. For ale by Charmau & Co.