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Vol. XVII. No. 11.
CORVALLIS, OREGON. MAY 7, 1901.
Editor and Proprietor
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CHASED BY A HORSE CARRY
ING DYNAMITE AROUND
HIS NECK. ;
considered to be very much greater.
The Japanese thoroughly occupy
the area over which the fighting
extended and are now scoutiDg the
hill country to which the Ruesian
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Rates: $1.00, $1.25 and $2.00 per day.
Had Owned the Horse for 20 years
and Wished to Give Him a
Quick and Easy Death
Man Found Himself in
Forks of a Tree and
Horse in Horse
Graoeeville.Idaho, May 3. John
Eckert, who lives near here had
a narrow escape from death Sunday
because he wad tender-hearted.
There waB a borse in the barn
which he had owned for nearly 20
years. Its hold on life was so pre
carious that it had become emaciat
ed holding on, yet Mr. Eckert hesi
tated to cut the thread which bound
the animal to this existence.
Finally, when the horse was un-
able to eat and a tottering skeleton,
the kind-hearted farmer conceived
a plan for its destruction which
would spare his feelings, be quick,
sure and painless;
He bought two sticks of dyna-
mite, a cap and a bit of fuse. He
tied the dynamite together, inserted
the cap and ruse in one stick, tied
the death-dealing bundle around
the horse's neck and lighted the
Then he started for the orchard,
about 60 yards away, at as brisk
run as his 60 years and harrowed
feelings would permit. But be had
not gone far when he heard a noise
behind him. He turned about and
beheld the poor old horse, mad with
fright at the siaing fuse, trotting
close at his heelB and pranciug as
energetically as a colt.
Mr. Eckert settled down and did
some really wonderful running,
A barbed wire fence separate the
orchard from the barnyard, but he
took it like a college hurdler. 1 he
horee, not having been trained
ti follow the hounds, foozled
and to this Mr. Eckhart probably
owes the fact that he is still alive
He thinks he covered about 50
of eood orchard land in the next
two seconds, and then something
happened. The next thing he knew
be was nicely placed in the forks
of an apple tree, about 100 feet good
fence was blown down and the borse
had vanished into horse heaven
Mr. Eckert was in. Grangeville
Tuesday to see what could be done
toward repairing the disordered
functions of his left ear, which re
fused to recognized sound. ,
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Having to lav noon mv bed for 14 days
from a severely braised leg. I only found
lelief when I need a bottle of Ballard's
Snow liniment. I can cheerfully re
commend it as the best medicine for
bruises ever sent to the afflicted. It has
sow become a positive necessity upon
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versville, Texas. , 25c, 50c, i 00. Sold
by Graham & Wortham. -
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6 B Doming
RUSSIAN GENERAL REPORTS
2000 MEN KILLED AND 700
WOUNDED IN YALU
Salem, May 3. Referring to the
repoit of a mutiny m the state pen
itentiary, which it is alleged took
place Friday on account 01 objec
tions to the food, Governor Cham-
berlam, in an interview this morn
inn said he had personally investi-
gated the dietary of the penitentia
ry and improved it from time to
time and that the convicts are now
better fed and cared for than ever
They have meat three times
week for breakfast, which they nev
er had previous to the present ad
ministration. The governor claims
that the men in the Oregon pent-
thetiary are as well fed as in any
state prison. He challenges any
one to go out to the priBon and see
Governor Chamberlain says he is
willing to take tbe whole reBponsi'
bility of the prison management
and does not fear the result.
To cold draughts of air, to keen and cut-
tuts winds, sudden changes ot tempera
ture, scanty clothing, undue exposure of
the throat and neck alter public speaJt
ine and singing, brine on coughs and
colds.- Uallard's uorenouna syrup is
the best cure.
Mrs. A. Barr, Houston; Texas, writes.
Tanuarv 31, 1902: "One bottle of Bal
lard's Horenouna syrup curea me ot
very bad cough. It is very pleasant to
take. 25c. 50c, $1.00. Sold by Graham
New York, Mar 3. A Wall
street news agency dispatch from
London today states that rumors
are current there that tbe Japanese
fleet, under command of Admiral
Uriu, has captured the entire Ru3
sian Vladivostok squadron. -
St. Petersbug, May 3. It is said
that General Zassaliich was not re
sponsible for the Russian disaster
on Sunday, but that be fell into an
ambuscade as the result of intercep
tion by a Jaoanese spy ot a tele
gram from General Kuropatkin
containing general orders and
plan of eampaign to be followed in
meeting the Japanese forward move
There is a feeling of appreben
sion here over the outcome of the
impending battle at Feng Huang
Gheng, where the routed Kuesian
army baa been rallied. General
Kuropatkin is known to have left
Liao Lang with 20,000 men to rein
force tbe Russian column there and
to check the advance of the victori
ous Japanese. It is feared that the
Japanese have succeeded in landing
another armv and are attempting
a daBh to cut off the commander-in-chief.
General Kuroki's force which
is in front of the Russian position
at Feng Wang Cheng is believed to
number not less than SU.UIA) men,
and the Russian force available is
vastly inferior. Therefore it is fear
ed that General Kuropatkin will
find it hard to avoid annihilation,
should the Japanese undertake a
general attack and at the same time
strike at the flank or tbe Kussian
army with a fresh body of troops.
London, May 3. The Cbefoo cor
respondent of the Daily Chronicle
cables tbe following under tidav's
"The Japanese landed troops
and attacked and captured Niu
Cbwang last evening, the Russians
falling back to protect the rail way.'
In a report received by tbe empe
ror from Ueneral Knropalkio, un
der today's date, it is stated that at
least from 3,ooo to 4,ooo men were
killed in the Yalu river.fight.
L. G. ALTAIAN, M. D.
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denoecor 3rd and Harrison sts.
VHours 10 to 12 A. M. 2 to 4 and 7
p8 P. M. Sundays 9 to 10 A. M,
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Physician & Surgeon,
Office up stairs back of Graham '&
Wells' drug store. Residence on the
corner of Madison and Seventh. Tele
phone at residence, 104.
All calls attended promptly.
THE YALU riCHT.
aneee fire was so hot that they "re
turned to the protection of the Elev
enth regiment. Nearer and nearer
approached the Japanese, and A
charge upon the Eleventh regiment
and the beconu battery was immi
nent, so the guns were abandoned.
Greatest Loss Sustained in Effort
to Save the Two Regiments at t
Autung Fear It May Be
Worse Japs Succeed
In Blocking Port
'St. , Petersburg, May 5. The
Russian losses at the battle of Kiu
Lien Cheng were 2000 men and 40
officers, far greater than previously
This is the omcial estimate of
Maior-Gendral Kashtalinsky, who
directly commanded the division
that suffered the brunt of the at
tack, and whose report has not been
received by the emperor. Many
are inclined to place the Russian
losses even higher.
General Kashtalinsky mentions
aleo that more than 700 wounded
had arrived at Feng Wang Cheng,
and these may not be included in
his calculations. He made no at
tempt to estimate the Japanese los
ses, merely stating they must have
The magnitude of the Russian
losses had an almost stunning ef
fect on the authorities, and aroused
general grief, mitigated only by sat
isfaction at the bravery displayed
by the Russian troops.
Kasbtahnsky'B report establishes
the fact that the Russians sustained
the greatest loss in order to save the
two regiments which were occupy
The Eleventh regiment was given
the post of honor at the rear, with
instructions to hold back the on
coming Japanese. Tbe Twelttb
regiment and the -Third- battery's
quick-firing detachment were di
rected to retire.
By the time the latter movement
commenced, the Japanese bad al
most surrounded tbe Russian posi
tion. The Twelltn regiment was
compelled to charge with bayonets
and succeeded in breaking through
the enemy's line. The Second bat
tery's quick-firing detachment, with
out horses, could not move the
guns, and were compelled to aban
don them. The men of the Second
battery put their shoulders to the
wheels in an effort to push the guns
up the mountain side, but the Jap-
London, May 5. The opinion
gains ground here that the Japan- .
ese have at last effectually blocked
Port Arthur. No official Japanese
reports have been received, but the
Tokio correspondents are very posi- .
live regarding the matter, and de
scribe the determination with which
the enterprise was undertaken.
The Daily Telegraph's corres
pondent declares the entrance to
Port Arthur is "absolutely sealed'
and adds that the Japanese fleet,
in affecting its purpoee, steamed in
to the entrance at full speed. The
naval officers who made the two
previous attempts begged permis
sion to carry out the next attack by
daylight, that being easier, and their
request was granted.
bo determined were they to suc
ceed, adds the correspondent, that
they decided, if necessary, to loss
half their men. The number of
casualties sustained by the Japan
ese has not yet been announced.
The correspondent of the Daily
Chronicle is also positive the har
bor is "corked."
In favor of the supposition of
Japanese success in blocking Port
Arthur it ib pointed out that the
previous attempts had left the chan--
nel so narrow that a couple of ves
sels sunk in a fair way would prob
ably suffice to seal up the entrance,
while there is a noticeable evasion.
and half-hearted ne6s, in the Rus
sian denials of the enemy's success.
Reports have been received here
that the Japanese captured a quan
tity of railroad material after sun-
day's battle. This is supposed to
indicate that the Russians ' had
made great progress with the rail
road from the main Manchurian
line to the Yalu. If . this is so, it
would be a simple matter for the
Japanese to repair thiB line, which
would materially assist them in
their advance through a difficult
country. English correspondents
with the Japanese forces on the
Yalu are permitted to send tbe
most ample descriptions of the peo
ple and the country traversed, but
not one word about the fighting.
One bay mare with roached foretop.
Star in forehead. About 1000 pounds.
Came to my place about 10 days ago.
W. F. Whitby.
beoul, Corea, May o. tiater re
ports of the Russian reverse on the
Yalu are to the effect that the Jap
anese captured 28 small rapid-fire
guns, besides 20 field guns. They
also captured 30 Russian officers
and over 500 men, many of whom
were found hiding in the under
brush by Japanese searching par
ties. Cossack officers who were
captured place the cumber of Rus
sians killed and wounded at 800.
but it is thought that this under
states the Russian loss, which is
Colfax, Wash., May 3. As the
result of a thrilling man hunt
through the woods back of Auburn
CbarleB PaulsoD, a tramp logger.
from Merrill, Wis., lies in a local
undertaking parlor, bis abdomen
pierced by a bullet fired by a mem
ber of the pursuing posse.
Auburn for many years baa been in
fested with a lot ot desperate tramps
Yes'erdav mo mine four of them
went on a spree: about 4 o'clock
they paseed the farm of J. F.O'Neil
and began to strip the boards from
the fences. O'Neil interfered and
the tramps were defiant and drew a
gun on tbe farmer. Doing eo, Mrs.
O'Neill rushed upon them, and
threw herself between her husband
and the tramps, exclaiming: "If
you ehoot my husband you have
got to shoot me first."
Cries for help were heard and
when an officer appeared the tramps
took to the woods. . A posae divided
and searched tbe woods. Paulson
was discovered in an old hiding
place of the famous bandit Tracy,
aud while trying to make hia es
cape, was shot in the back by an of
ficer. Hs died in three minutes.
The other two men were captured.
Pueblo, Colo., May 3. Almost
dead from thirst and starvation,
having had nothing to exist on for
seven days except lemons, John
Phillips of Tremo, Cal., has been
rescued fiom a refrigerator car in
the Rio Grande yards here. Phil
lips was a prisoner in the car for
seven days. A brakeman passing
the car heard his moans and break
ing open the door found the man
almost dead. He was revived and
said he had entered the car at Salt
Lake. It was afterward locked and
sealed. ' .
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