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OAO ELEVEN PLATED BALL
TI1E STATE CAPITAL AKD
The Score was Twenty one to
Naught Nash Injured in the
j Gams. Comment of News
papers on the Oregon
The OAC football team played
crams with Willamette Uni
versity at Salem last'Saturday, and
made a score against Ineir oppon
entsofai to naughts One touch
down was made in the first and
three in the second" "half. Daring
the game Nash, ' who played left
half suffered a slight fraature of
small bone near the ankle, but it is
not deemed certain that the mishap
will disable him for the Albany
same. Tomorrow the team .is to
meet the Fortst -Grove eleven on
OAC field in a contest that will be
the last seen at the college this
Eugene Guard: Manager
Wright has received the following
telegram from Corvalhs: Elmer
M Wright, Manager of University
of Oregon foot ball team, Eugene
"While we make no claim to the
northwest championship, we wil
-accept your challenge as stated in
today's Oregonian, provided Albany
-noes not accept ours by tomorrow
noon. If Albany accepts, will
play you on the following Sarin
Charles L. Johnson.
Manager Agricultural College
This has the appearance of be
ing just what" the University of
Oregon's management was looking
for, but it is not. It will be re
membered that the challenge spok:
en of .pas addressed to teams mak
Ing a claim to the northwest cham
pionship. Manager Johnson, cur
iousiy enough, prefaces his accept
ance with the phrase,, " while we
make no claim to the northwest
hampionshipwe will accept your
challengeetc lhe cnallenge
was for the purpose of securing a
ogame with the northern competitors
"who really have a claim to the
coveted title. The University of
Washington is steering clear of
Sugeae, profiting by ; past experience-
A game might be arranged
in Portland the -second Saturday
in December but it is doubtful.
A list of the colleges who are to
nter for championship should be
made every year and a schedule
arranged as in the base ball league
the winning team would be then
very easy to pick by tha percen tage
tation this year: she has not been
able to defeat the teams at home
therefore she should not be look-
ins abroad for competitors: second
ly, the s'udents , of Washington
have not forgotten the insult offer
ed by last season's track team;
thirdlv the University of Wash-
ino-ton ia the athletic dictator , of
the northwest, and will choose her
own company. The above is only
I Woolly Wisp I
g : By John Horald Hamlin. -:. S
THE. mere fact that he was a sheep
1 j gave niiii a wuuny reputation. Me
4 a 1 . . J - . l tr; .
- V . , r .'. i tit. nu uut oiYiov? iiuucu mm Virginia s
the glSt Of a long Statement in the aenet he lived there when that
oeaiue paper, iw n iuub. a ytai pjace reekeI of wild, western life, and
many word3 to j usury me siana
the University of Washington has
taken. It is absurd tor Wasmng
ton to sav that the - Oregon team
has no reputation. Both O AG and
Whitman ' scored on the U of W
team while they could not score on
the U of O. As for the statement
that the U of W cannot pardon the
unsDortsman like conduct ot the
Oregon track team, that is all rot
The fact of the matter is, the U of
W team has won only three games
of any note this year, and these
victories were due mainly to " the
great kicking of SpiedelL . Eu
Purchased Property Professor Resi.
gned-rCity Election Coming on.
The Public school now has -140
T Chandler who was a member
of the firm of Moses & Chandler
and sold out two years ago, return
ed this week and purchased the
residence of Mr Gregory and will
make this place his future home.
During his absence Mr Chandier
has conducted a very successful
business at Albany.
Bishop Barkley came to Philo
math last Saturday on business
connected with the College of Phi
omath, and preached Sunday eve
ning, to a large congregation at
Rev Haskins has resigned his
professorship in Philomath College
and accepted the pastorate ot a
church at his old home in Nebras
ka. ' ' "" -" ' '
Mr Judson Weed and Mr WJ J
Bryan are both spoken of in connec
tion with the mayorship, for next
year: ; - , , ' ' .
Marsh Allen, Douglas Davis, O
White and A E Taylor are all
possible candidates for the office of
This is the first city e'ecton for
several years in which the case of
Ingle against the City will cut no
figure. The taxpayers having
ettled witn Ingle outside the city
TJmversity of Washington, Seat
. tie, Nov.. 21. The challenge of the
1j Diversity of Oregon, printed in a
late issue of The Telegram, offered
to play the winner of the Thanks
giving game between the Universi
ty of Washington and the Washing
tea Agriculiural College to deter
miine who has the right toclaim the
JNorlnwest championship is notfay
orably considered by the manage
orient of the local team.
Washington expects to win from
tne w AU. In order to make it
fair for all, Oregon should meet the
W A C and the University of Idaho
and defeat them. Then it would
ie entitled to play with Washing
ton for the Northwest champion-
'snip. As it is, Whitman College
,is tne only institution ofjjrpminen--ce
whose colors have been lowered
on the football field of the U of O
this season. If the proposition of
Oregon should be considered,' and
by . some ill luck Washington
.-should lose, Oregon would claim
the championship of the Northwest
and at the same time would have
met only four of the leading colleg
es in the Northwest. '
-AVfaile a game might be arranged,
a game to decide the championship
could not be considered because itis
evident that Oregon has not proven
itself to be in Washington's class.
In fact; Oregon has not been - able
"to defeat the numerous smaller col
leges of the state. Albany college
has juet as much right to ask for
a game to decide its own superior
ity over the ether teams in the
-Northwest as Oregon has. The sen
timent of the local team is that a
team should be : victorious in its
w t. u k.wiliuil unuc LUUUUJ UCIUIO
attempts to conquer those who ' are
victorious 0V6r teams in many sec
tions of the country. - :
ow the Seattle Daily Times
comes out with a great harangue
on tne normwest - cnampionship,
in wnicn it -is . cieany snown that
the University of Washington has
,io intention of meeting the Uni
versity of Oregon thia season. The
Times gives several reasons why
the local University is under no
obligations to meet Jlregon, and
thfy are about as " follows: In the
first place U of O has no "repu-
San Francisco, Nov 2I Mrs
Colonel B T Dickinson of Alameda
an aunt of Mrs Goro, was seen to
night, and dhclared that her niece
did not commit suicide. Mrs Dick
inson states that she is in receipt
of several letters from Mrs Gore,
stating that Rydzewki was infatuat
ed with her and had threatened
herr On September 22nd, Mrs
Gore wrote to her aunt as follows:
"I hear tha Mr Rydzewki is
coming at the end of the week. In
a way I am sorry he is to be in
Paris this winter. I can see by
bis letters that he intends to take
up as much of my time as possible.
1 snail take a firm stand and keep
him ,at distance. I wrote him
that I am here Ito study seriously
and that I shall be unable ty see
him often, but then one might as
well talk to an avalanche : decond
ing on one- : I shall tell my serv
ants that I am not at dome to him
New York, Nov 21 Judge Ad
ams in the United States court to
day directed the jury to find for
the government in the case of Mrs
Ida Harrison Dulles, from whom
a $26,000 pearl necklace was taken
on ner arrival irom Hiurope some
months ago. Judge Adams and
Mrs Dnllis had. failed to comply
with the requirements of the cust
oms service, and therefore the pearl
should be forfeited. Mrs Duilis in
her defense said she intended to
declare the necklace but that she
desired to consult her husband on
therteamship dock before doing
so. While she was talking to her
husband the treasury agent stepped
up and asked her to hand him the
necklace which Bhe was-wearing.
the sheep seemed not at all out of bis
element on the gay! Cpmstock Lode.
Woolly was arderelietr a lone " lamb
'when first he entered Virginia's pre
cincts, abandoned by a careless shep
herd ana pursued by coyotes into .the
yery' heart pf. that bustling- mining
camp. The miners were just change
ing- shifts when the lambkin darted
down C street; night shadows threw a
gloom abroad, and" the diminutive, flit
ting white object mystified the miners
a they - troopetf" homewards. One"
thick-tongued Individual shouted out :
"Look at it, boysj. .: Tis a will o' wisp!'.'
. .The "wisp" bleated pitifully, and the
merry meu laughed loudly as they be
held a timid lamb.'' "Not will o' wisp,
Slimps, , but a '. decidedly woolly one,
man!" . . ; .' T" ' . "
In such fahsion did the sheep come1
by his name,' and from that date
Woolly Wisp playeda privileged role
to. Virginia's circles. !No one person!
claimed mm.:.. He was public . prop
erty, and consequently Woolly's
bringing up lacked a certain propor
tion of home . influence so essential
to' the proper training of young things.
The first real wicked deed Woolly en
acted endeared him to the whole bevy
of school children. If the sheep had
reasoning powers, one would be in
clined to believe he maliciously
Planned hi&.assault against Prof. Wig
stie, principal of the Virginia schools.
The principal adhered to the "rod"
motto, and the pupils hated him much
and feared him more. Prof. Wigstie
was partial to tan shoes; hecared not
what style they were so "long as the
color gleamed yellow. His most recent
acquisition in shoe leather made glad
his heart a glaring saffron shade, and
soles that squeaked in a minor key,
thus attracting not only the eye but
the ear as well.
Woolly Wisp stood in a side street
one bright morning. The hang of his
head bespoken dejectedness; a ; bat
tered tin can, suffixed, explaining his
bad mood. Woolly frequently rattled
tinrware through the precipitous
streets on Mt. Davidson's slopes. It
always ruffled his temper, which was
pretty average bad at its best. While
brooding in this ugly state of mind, a
tall, spare man with vividly yellow and
noisy shoes adorning his pedal extrem
ities squeaked by in insolent complai
sance. Wooily stamped his foot; the
can clattered behind him off he went,
not like, but in reality, a battering
ram. : Prof. Wigstie sprawled quite
across C street. Many of his irrepres
sible pupils gathered about the fallen
owner of yellow shoes and los.t dignity.
Woolly Wisp tarried not,Jtut continu.ed
on.his career at a rattling pace..
- After that star performance of the
sheep, no youth in any of the'Cirginia
"cliques" ever again attached things
to his tail. He was, in their eyes, a
creature to be revered as the hero who
"downed" the terrible Wigstie;. In such
guise Woolly commanded all due re
spect from the younger generation, and
his future popularity was assured Sim
ply by that one daring act.
Wholly wasn't a traditional lamb, for
he never ventured near the school
house. The truce established between
nimseii ana tne scnooi cnnaren oc
curred at a too recent date to carry any
weight with him. He distrusted impul
sive youth, and many times he betook
himself to the outskirts of Virginia
City that he might be entirely out of
sight and hearing of rough youngsters.
Prof. .Wigstie lived near the town's
edge, in a house that looked three sto
ries high, front view, and a mere shed,
back :c.w.-:-The steepness of the side
hill site accounted for thj.s disparity.
The Small, front ji'rd blazed with big
sunflowers snd brilliu-nt' - dahlias.
Woolly adu;i;-ei this fare garden-spot,
and forced an -to trance one luckless
afternoon. The professor, returning
from school, espied - the trespasser;
his wrath flared forth, and he bore
down upon the . sheep in a frenzy.
Woolly realized that safety lay in
flight, and he immediately took that
course.' , Away went pedagogue- and
ram, caret n;ng down the mountain.
At. a mcirm t when the race :seemed "explain. the miracles
4ost to Proi. VYisrstie, a dire calamity
befell flue pursued. An', old mining-
shaft, partially obscured by. sas-e-
Lmcoln, Neb., -Nov. 2L Mrs
Albert Sachrest, of Kansas City,
principal witness for the state in
case of Dr Louis Zorn, a dentist
charged with killing her husband,
was round here today at the home
of her parents, and- admitted that
she had been in, ; hiding there for
trej'ast five - days. Mrs Sechrest
wisned to avoid testifying at the
trial and last Monday threw a note
pinned to a hat in the river atLeav
enwortb, stating that she had
drowned herself and baby.
"I meant to kill myself and
baby," she said today, "but the
water was too cold. " ,
brush, yaivned directly in the sheep's
- He disappeared down its black
depths., Xo sign, no sound could Prof.
Wigstie. detect of the ingulfed tor
ment. - " : y- :
- -"Good enough! That blasted beast
is a hoodoo,- and it's good riddance of
this -petted Woolly Wisp."
The removing of the "$700,000,000
worth of silver and gold from the
heart of Mt. Davidson necessitated a
wonderful amount of excavation. To
say that thg whole mountain is honey
combed is a plain statement of truth.
A force of men picking in a tortuous
drift heard a muffled ba-a, ba-a. They
stopped-work; caught the sound again,
and, with a few strokes of picks, broke.
through in to an old shaft. Eather an
emaciated-looking sheep met their
surprised gaze. One of his horns had
been broken off; he appeared slightly
iazed but they recognized in him the.
mysteriously ; disappeared: - Woolly
. "Poor Woolly! - You're a sorry sight,
but we are right glad to see you
again," said Sljmps, he who. first disj
covered this will o' wisp.
It didn't take long to get the sheep
out of his underground prison, nor did
it consume much time for him to re
gain his normal sprightliness. - -
One lives in Virginia City but a brief
penoa , ere, one learns thai the wind
blows fiercely and freauentlv. Joo.n-
larly t ermed Washoe zephyrs are thesY
sweeping preezes , that- lift and carry
tin roofs, capsize houses and! deftly
pick box ears clear off the tracks.
Prof. Wigstie wasan imported teach
er.:' His peculiarities were, extremely
. at endss that is," he ' adored' yellow
sAoes, as hereinbefore - mentioned,;
ana, annough past 50, had luxuriant,
curly, black hair. On a Sunday, sev
eral days after Woolly's rescue, the
professor and his . wife were . coining
home: from church. The morning had
dawned beautifully, so Prof.. Wigstie
took much pains with his toilet. Shoes
a burnished yellow', hair an oily mass
of curls. A Washoe .zephyr sprung
suddenly'out of the west, even as the
congregation poured forth from the
holy edifice. ; It blew and ragd and
rampaged with vim. . It twisted, gowns
awry, and caught UP an occasional hat,
or kerchief, or loose -wrap. .' fPrq,f.
Wigstie held on to his hiead-geaf faith
fully; abruptly- turning a cor.nerrhe
let go his hat, threw up his hands and
shouted: "Sarah, Sarah, look at it!
That demon of a sheep! Why lie is a
thousand feet" . .v -' ,
-"- The sentence went unfinished. , A
boisterous gust snatched the profes
spr s , n&tj ana at nrst tnougbt one
would imagine, his hair arose from
fright at the, spectacle - of '' Woolly
Wisp's ghost. Not so; his hair lacked
anchorage 'twas false. And there,
in sight of thejwhole congregation,
Prof. Wigstie stood, a ha tless, hair
less individual; while his wig strange
coincidence that Wigstie should wear
a. wig whirled gayly on the wings of
the wind. ' ' '
"Hoodoo sheep! Hoodoo sheep!"
The words ran through his mind and
slipped audibly over his tongue." The
"hoodoo" sheep saw the tangled black
ball of hair rolling swiftly toward him.
He. jumped aside thea in funny stiff
legged leaps he took-after the object.
His low ba-a, ba-a, accompanied every
jump. ' ' '.- - :.
A jolly crowd of miners stepped out
of a saloon. . They observed the details-
of the Sabbath street-show and haw
they did hoot! . Some one grabbed up
the wig--with mock" courtesy it was
returned to the dazed, chagrined peda
sritnie. Prof. Wis-stie silently resolved
.vtugtaaae should be his; that
this sheep and he could not live peace
fully together"in Virginia City.. "
" He thought of shooting the beast
no, that could not be; for the handling
of pistols alarmed him as much as his
wielding of a strap terrified the schol
ars. ."Poison!,. I'll lay it in my garden,
leave the gate open and Woolly's appe
tite will do the rest.'' ;'.-."
-' That evening the professor saw the.
undaunted sheep eying his oasis-like
flo!r-garden.- "pelays are danger
ous, quoted wigstie, oracularly, and
be quickly procured strychnine and
deftly placed it here and there on the
Owing to the dilapidated condition
of the wind-tossed wig,' the professor
had ordered a new crop of hair. The
same arrived late in the evening' of
this day on which Wigstie plotted
against. Woolly s life. Visitors hap
pened to be at his house, and he laid
the package on his bureau without
examining it. "Mrs. Professor awom
an, and curious opened the bundle,
smiled approvingly and whispered . to
herself: "Dear -Henry, he has at last
overcome his. pride for his. youthful
looks. . Bless his dear heart! "" This
gray wig will be so becoming to him.
She placed the wig on the stand where
Henry always kept his hair and quite
In the wee early hours of morning
Prof. Wigstie awoke with a start.: He
listened apprehensively. An unusual
pattering noise filled the room. He
reached over in the dark and grabbed
his wig, clapped it on his head, leaped
out of bed and rushed to the window.
He saw-Great Scott! he saw Woolly
Wisp-multiplied on hitHt'redfold ! There
were sheep in his garden.; sheep racing
down the street; sheep scattered all
over the sidehill. What could it mean?
Was he dreaming? -.He trembled as the
word, "hoodoo" flashed through" his
mind. Pale moonbeams flooded every
thing. ' They casta ghostly pallor upon
the sleeping, sheep-hauutled city. Prof.
Wigstie turned aside. - A mirror stood
in the niche by the faintly illuminated
window. Horror upon horrors! His
hair his false hair had actually
It is a wonder the man didn't go
stark, staring mad. His wife tried to
but failed utter
ly. She did explain, tnough, to the
trustees, why her husband could not
attend to his, school duties; for he van
ished completely, nor'was he again
for Infants and Children.
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" health of Children Experience against. Experiment. -
The Kind Yon Have . Always Eouglit
Hears tne Signature of
In Use ? For Oyer' 30 tYears?
the cewtUW COWWWY, TT WUWRY BTHEET
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Ole Do Hot EJoe
to as high a standard as our desire would promote
us, but see that you make no mistake in
the house that keeps the hig- . .
est standard of Grocer
." , ies that is the
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Mrsv" Wigstie languished for a few
weeks in her lonely house. Several
letters addressed to Prof. Wigstie ar
rived, among which she discovered one
from the-hairdresser-whe-supplied him
with hirsute furnishings. It read like
an apology; a mistake had been made;
his wig was sent to another' party, and
the other party an old man received
his, the professor's, black curls. Mrs.
W shook herhead, murmured
something about "poor, puzzled dear'',
and silently weipt..
-When a letter came, shortly after
ward, she cheered up amazingly; bade
a few friends good-by, and it was ru
mored joined her husband, who came
to hiesenses, but could not muster up
enough courage to come-back to the
scenes of his mortifying experiences
with Woolly Wisp. -L:
Woolly, fickle creature, deserted his
happj' home and wandered off with the
flock of she-ep that passed through Vir
ginia's streets on ihe night of Wig
stie's hallucinations. ."
Hot knowing 4iat became of. Prof.
Wigstie, we cannot - say whether
Woolly persisted in being his "hoo
doo," or whether, which is more likely,
he went the way of all oiinary mvt-toa-sjjeep.
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