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THE MOKNIKG OEEGONIAK, THURSDAY, JUNE 7, 1900.
Governor' sPolicy in the Coeur
SETTLED BY A DECISIVE VOTE
Idaho's Delegate to Kansas Cltr
Will Defend Coarse Pursued
-to Get Order at Ilaes.
kEWISTOX, Idaho, June 5-T-he forces
of Governor Steunenberg triumphed to
day in the State Democratic Contention
by" treating the contesting delegation from
Shoshone County that .Is friendly to the
Governor1 by a vote of 152 to 77. The r
feult is practical indorsement of Governor
Steunenbecs's administration as applied t6
the Coeur d'Alene matter, aa the fight
was made almost entirely on that Iie.
Tiie opposition to the Governor made a
stubborn fight for two days, and the debate-
on-the Teport of the credentials -committee
lasted four hour?. Only indirect
reference was made to the Coeur d'Aleno
trouble by the opposition, the speakers
limiting their remarks to the personnel of
cpntcetlng delegations and to the regular
ity of the credentials.
Shoshone County Is the scene or tho
Coeur d'Alene difficulties, and one of the
contesting delegations represented the ele
ment opposed to the administration of af
fairs there. The issue, therefore, brought
the Coeur d'Alene matter directly be
fore the convention. The Steunenberg mn
contended that the Democratic Shoshone
Ccunty Contention was controlled by Pop
ulists, who captured the primaries under
dictation of those responsible for the labor
On the preliminary vote today to eat
neither delegation, the proposition was
defeated by a vote of 133 to 97 The vote
on this contest showed Steunenbergf con
trol of the convention, and the opposition
then gave way.
The resolutions passed indorse Bryan for
the Presidency, and Colonel James Ham
ilton Lewis, of Seattle, for Vice-President,
and favor fusion of all reform forces In
the campaign. The convention adjourned
at 10 o'clock tonight, after .electing the
iollowlng delegates to tho National con
vention: "Colflnel "W. H. Dwey. of Is'ampa. del-egate-at-lnrge:
James W. Beld, of Ieis
ton; "W. B. McFarland. of Coeur d'Alene;
Judge C. O. Stockelagcr, of Hailey; E.
H. "Dockery, of Boise; John G. Brown, of
These delegates will sustain the action
of the Administration in tho Coeur
d'Alenes before the National convention.
Colonel Dewey is a prominent railroad
builder end promoter of Southern Idaho,
end is a cousin of Admiral Dewey.
WILL HELP THE SCHOOLS.
Sfevr Register Gotten Out by State
SALEM. Or., June C Superintendent of
Public Instruction J. M. Ackerman has
just completed a new register, to be used
in air the public schools In the state. The
general plan in the new register Is to have
a detailed record of the work of every
pupil, from tho time he enters school until
he leaves, and a copy of the record to be
left by the teacher for the use of his suc
cessor. It has been the experience of every
teacher" who IS employed In the country
schools that their predecessors are negli
gent in the matter of leaving records. A
"new teacher" has been compelled to en
ter the schoolroom on tne first day of the
term without the slightest information
regarding the classes, the work they have
covered, the proficiency of the pupils or
tho studies they should next pursue. The
new register is designed to remedy this
defect in the public school system.
Aside from the facts regarding attend
ance, deportment, etc . shown by the old
form of school registers, the new record
book contains blank n paces for a. list ol
classes, the names of pupils in each clas,
the text-books used, -the page at which
the pupils began and ended, the page at
which they should begin In the new term,
and special Information regarding Individ
ual pupils. A full programme of tno
branches taught, ilth the hour at which
each class recites, and the number of min
utes given to each recitation, is also to be
given. The register contains detachable
blanks, which must be filled with copies
of the programme, and filed with the Coun
ty Superintendent. The annual report,
heretofore made singly, :s now to be made
In duplicate, one copy to bo left In the
Tegister and the other to be filed with the
After the teacher shall have completed
his record for the school year, he must
sign it and have it approved and signed
by tho chairman of the school board. Each
teacher Is required to report to the County
Superintendent whether the preceding
teacher left the records as required.
By the use of this new register the rec
ords left in each school In the state will
be so complete that a new teacher may
enter the schoolroom and take up the
work exactly where his predec ssor loft off.
Bids "Were Too IHrIi.
Governor Gcer today decided that the
bids received jobterday for tho construc
tion of a new wing at tho asylum art all
higher than the appropriation will warrant,
end has, therefore, rejected all bid. He
jWlH no ca,Jpr bids for the construction
of a tijftfftary wing. The nr&t call pro
ttdod for a three-story wing.
Cleared the DocVet.
Judge Burnett held adjourned: sessions
of Department No. 1 of the Circuit Court
yesterday and today. Preliminary mo
tions and demurrers were disposed of, and
the docket cleared for the regular June
term to begin next Monday.
Tho case of the State of Oregon against
O. Smith and W. Smith, who were tried
and acquitted lat February on the charge
of shooting their father, near Sllverton,
was dismissed by the District Attorney.
Judge Burnett adjourned court this after,
noon until Friday morning.
A Significant Deal.
The Marion County Court today entered
Into a contract with W. Scott Taylor, of
Hubbard, by which the latter agrees to
serve the county as stocK inspector fcr one
5 car at a salary of 1400. Mr. Taylor Is
the present Incumbent of that office, and
has been recei Ing a salary of- 5250 a year.
County Judge Terreil and Commissioner
Davis will retire from office at the end
of this month, and will bo succeeded by
J. H. Scott and I. C. Needham, respect
Six crates of strawberries were today
Bhlpped from Salem to Seattle. It Is not
uncommon for berries to be shipped from
here to Southern Oregon and California,
but this is the first shipment to Seattle.
Berries are still being received here from
Hood Rier. thouch it is said that the
fruit of this vicinity is now superior In
quality to the Hood Rlxer product.
Wclls-Fargo express emplojes tell of
some peculiar methods of getting produce
to the consumer. Recently a shipment
of strawberries was received here from
Roseburg. and was immediately reshlpped
to Glcndale. not far rrom the starting
point. Wells-Forgo officials say that the
berries now being shipped from Salem will
compare favorably with any they have
occasion to handle at this place.
Another Pardon Aked For.
Governor Geer was requested today by 17
petitioners to grant a full pardon to Sam
uel Banister, who was received at the
penitentiary from Umatilla County in
January, 1899. on a sentence of two years
Imprisonment for burplary. The petition
Is signed by the District Attorney and
other prominent citizens of Umatilla
County. Judge Stephen A. Lowell, who
tried Banister, also recommends that the
pardon be granted. The pardon is asked
lor on the ground of tha "extreme youth.
fulness" of the prisoner, and that he has J
been sufficiently punished. Banister Is 11
years of age.
Driver Hart Wheelman.
S. B. Catteriin. of this city, was se
verely Injured this evening in a bicycle
accident. Catteriin was riding his,, wheel
on Commercial street, when J. J. Dalrym
ple, a. Salem merchant, drove up behind
"him in a carriage drawn by a spirited
horse. In passing, the front wheel of
Dalrymple's carriage caught the -hind
wheel of the bicycle, throwing Catteriin
heavily to the graveled street. Catteriin
.got up without assistance, but soon col
lapsed, and was taken home In a cab.
.No bones were broken, but It is feared
that Internal Injuries were received. Dal
rymple did not stop to find out what In
Jury had been done.
Fire r.t Turner. t
At an early hour this (Thursday) morn
ing, a telephone message was received by
the Salem Fire Department asking as
sistance in controlling a disastrous fire
said to be raging Jn the business portion
of the town of Turner. Owing to the
lack of transportation facilities, the fire
department could not respond. The fire
started in the pmoke house of the Det
wller meat market, and consumed the
meat market and the drug store of Dr.
G. "W. Ransom. The loss was only about
A yearling wether Jn the flock of Frank
Durbln sheared 3 pounds of wool this
Spring. Ayearlfng ewe in the same flock
sheared 23 pounds.
Mrs. Tillle Kulsten, a widow, aged 34,
was received at the asylum today from
Washln&ton Defective Youth School.
VANCOUVER. Wash., June C The
Board of Trustees of the Washington
School for Defective Touth held Its an
nual meeting at the institution today.
Those present were: McCredle, of Vancou
ver, and Lister and Qulvil, of Tacoma. The
board was reorganized for the year by
tho electldn of W. W. McCredle as chair
man. Dt. Qulvli vice-president, Ernest
Lister secretary, and L. H. Leach treas
urer. The executive committee stands
unchanged McCredle, Leach and Lister.
Professor James Watson Is retained as
director of the school. Salaries of teach
ers and employed were left practically
unchanged. Repairs and Improvements to
the amount of about $2500 were ordered
made to buildings and grounds. This is
to cover the expense of reconstructing the
main sewer leading from the Deaf Muto
building to the Columbia River.
Washington Odd Fello-irs.
SEATTLE. June 6-Tho rrand lodge of
the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, of
the jurisdiction of the State of Washing
Ion, closed its annual session today. The
"business transacted by the lodgo has been
entirely routine. Its next meeting will bo
hel&Jn Spokano in 1301. Tho newly elect
ed otneers of the crand loSge are:
Grand master, Sv G. Cosgrove. of Pom
eroy: deputy grand master. George A. Ell-sperma-of
Blaine; grand warden, J. C.
Taylor, of Ortlng; grand secretary, C M.
Hale, of Tacoma; grand treasurer, John
B. Krlenbuhl. of Spokane: grand repre
sentative. J. H. Davis, of Tacoma; grand
trustee of Odd Fellows' Homo, Past
Grand Representative A. U. Mills, of Ta
coma. Forgfry and Murder Cases.
COLFAX, June 6. Daniel Santry. ac
cused of having forged the name of Mrs.
Nlckereon to a postal money order for $3,
and cashing it. was brought before United
States Commissioner W. A. Inman toduy
and held to appear before the United
States grand Jury In Spokane, in October.
"Bonds were fixed at $509.
Preliminary examination of Wong Ye,
Chinese, charged with the murder of
Ching OIn. another Chinese, on May 27,
was held befora Justice Klrkland today,
and continuance was takon until Satur
day. ICnlghts Templar In Session.
TACOMA. Wash., June 6. The Grand
Commandery of Kn'ghts Templar began its
13th anniml conclave here today. The
visiting members were met by the local
commandery and escorted to the Hotel
Tacoma, w here a lunch -was served, and a.
short reception held. The grand com-
dandery spent the day In the secret work
of the order. Election of officers will take
place tomorrow. The grand chapter and
grand lodge will be In session here this
week and up" lo next Wednesday.
Death Was Due to Accident.
CHEHALIS. Juno 9. Today a Coroner's
jury investigated the death of Harfey Tul
lis, which occurred here last night. A
post mortem examination showed that his
liver had been badly lacerated by belns:
crushed between the cars, and that this
was tho cause of his death. The body will
be taken to Tacoma for Interment. Mr.
Tullls father, one of the pioneers of the
state, wa. burled In Tacoma about two
Both Leers Mangled.
CHEHALIS.- Juno 6. A brakeman
named W. S. Bush, employed on the Chc-halls-South
Bnd branch, got both legs
badly mangled at Pe Ell last night by be
ing run over by the cars. He was taken
through to South Bend for medical treat
ment, and brought here today en route to
the hospital in Tacoma.
The "Wound Was Fatal.
" TACOMA, June 6. Frank Reed, who
shot and killed his wife- May 2o and then
shot himself, died at the County Jail early
The lighthouse tender Columbine Is tak
ing on supplies at Astoria for a trip lo
Four thousand five hundred dollars was
the iean-up from a 15 days' run at the
Lucky Boy mine on filue River.
On of the Everdlng flshwbeels near The
Dalles Monday caught a Chinook salmon
which tipped the scales at 60 pcunds
C. 3i Johns as arrested for challenging
votes at Sumpter. While he was in cus
tody the doubtful votes were deposited in
the ballot box.
The directors of the Albany schools met
Monday and re-elected all of the old teach
ers except Miss Ilda Elklns. who did not
apply for a position.
The Northern Pacific announces a reduc
tion in rates for the transportation of
horses In carload lots from points In Ore
gon to St. Paul. The rate per car has
been reduced from $1S5 to 5175 50.
The committee appointed to raise funds
to defray the expenses of the members ot
the La Grande fire department team that
Is to visit Dayton, Wash., to take part In
the firemen's tournament, has raised 5123.
which was subscribed by the various po
William Marrlot, of Eugene, has re
ceived a letter from his brother. Frederic,
of Staffordshire, England, stating th&t
fanner colonists of that vicinity would
like to secure a large tract of land,
probably 10,000 acres, to locate on. The
colony, known as the Staffordshire Invest
ment Company, has 40,073, or 5200,000.
Bryan on Graveyard Issues.
In the town of Hiawatha. Kan., one Of
the most peculiar will capes ever known
Lbs arisen. A woman died, and after
her burial it was found she had left 55C0
for Improement of tho cemetery in
which she should be interred. It chancfa
that there aro two burial grounds in the
town, and the owners ot the one In which
she was not burled are certain she had
their property in mind when she made the
prevision in her will. So there is" going to
be a contest. The town might advantage
ously call on W. J. Bryan to settle the
dispute, aa he Is the greatest living ex
ponent of the art cf b&ndllng graveyard
HERTZKATO "GO TO TRIAL
CmUISTIAX SCIENTIST 'TOSAIjEIVS
nEHUHRER WAS OVERRULED.
A Koraeseeken' Bxcbshko Estab
lished in Clackamas CoBrr
rroflt la Goat Business.
OREGON CITX, June 6. Judge McBrlde
convened an adjourned term -of Circuit
Court today, and an order was made over
ruling the defendant's demurrer to the in
dictment charging Abraham HerUka, of
Portland, with giving patients Christian
Science treatment, without a practition
er's license. Hertzka's trial was set for
Walter Ray, formerly of Portland, wa3
granted a. divorce from Lillian B. Ray,
on the ground of cruel and Inhuman
treatment. Tho suit of Johanna vs. John
Detnmger for a dlvorco was dismissed.
Harris, the 19-year-old son ot George
Ridings, of Marquam, who was doing
penance in the County-Jail for taking up
thd horse ot a neighbor and disposing of
the animal, was ordered discharged from
custody, sentence being suspended pend
ing good behavior.
A Homerfcclccrs' Exchange.
The Oregon Homeseekers Immigration
Exchange, recently Incorporated here, held
a meotlng this afternoon aud elected a
board of 24 directors, the stockholders
being prominent citizens In different ecc
tlons of the county. The board of direc
tors elected the following officers: Pres
ident, E. E. Cbannan, of Oregon City;
vice-presidents, Elmer Dixon, of "Oregoii
City, and O. WIsslnger, of Mllwaukle;
secretary. O. w. Eastham, of Oregon C.ty;
treasurer, the Bank of. Oregon City.
Messrs. Charman, Dixon and George F.
Horton were elected an executive com
mittee. The object of tho Incorporators
is to induce immigrants to locato in Clack
amas County, as it Is claimed that people
who arrive In Portland from the East
with the object of locating In Oregon In
variably go south or east. The Idea is
-to adopt a plan that will Induce a part of
tho immigration to locate la ClacKamas
Goats Good Property.
W. W. Irwin, of Barlow, who was In
town today, Is making a success of rais
ing goats on his farm. He says that each
goat produces on an average four pounds
of mohair annually, producing about 51 30
per head. The kids at 2 months old bring
?1 5Qto J2 per head, and there Is no lack
of demand for the young animals, Mr.
Irwin says that goats require but little
feed, provided they can have, a change
of pasture, keeping in good condition on
browse The goats thrive better where
a supply of brush Is kept fresly cut for
them to feed on during the winter months.
Orcson City Council.
At the regular meeting of tho City
Council tonight an ordinance was" passed
appropriating 5750 for the Clackamas
hatchery county road; also an ordinance
was read fof the first time aapropriatlng
$300 for the Improvement of the Aberncthy
road. A petition was read from a number
of business men, asking that an ordinance
be passed requiring certain lines of busi
ness to bo closed on Sunday, including
general merchandise and grocery stores.
It was referred to a special committee to
draft an ordinance. The res'gnatlon of
F. T. Rogers, chief of the Volunteer Fire
Department, was accepted. An ordinance
was passed requiring bicyclists to use bells
at street crossings, and lamps after dark.
An ordinance was read the first timo
authorizing tho County Cycle Path Com
missioners to construct a path on Seventh
street. T. L. Charman was re-elected
Water Commissioner for three years.
Carey Dancan Embrcc, of Dallas,-' rr
Pioneer of 1S44.
DALLAS,- Or., June 6. Carey Duncan
Embree, a pioneer of 1844, died here yes
terday. He was born in Clark County,
Kentucky, January 11, 1S0G. of English par
ents. Ho was the last survivor of a fam
ily of 15 children. At the age of 20 he
married Miss Lucinda Fowler. April IS.
1844, he started across thd plains with his
young wife and four children, another be
ing born on the way to Oregon, Alice
Irene by name. The other children who
croesed the plains are Dr. T. V. B., of
Dallas; Mary Isadore, wife of Hon. T.
J. Hayter, of Dallas; Marcellus A., ot
Benton County, and Benton Embree, of
Harney Valley. John B., of Dallas, was
bom jn Polk County. The children alf
survive him. Mr. Embrcc was a man of
sterling qualities, honored and respected
by all who knew him. He and his family
endured great hardship In his pioneer
struggles in Oregon. He arrived in Polk
County with his wife an Invalid, and pos
sessed only 5L Barefooted, he commenced
the reduction of the wilderness, in which
he did his part nobly, rearing his family
in plenty after the first etruggles of the
early pioneer. He was made a Freemason
In Dallas In 1S55, and was a member ot
the Baptist Church in early life, but was
a member of the M. E- Church, South,
at the time of his death. Mrs. Embree
died in 1SS0.
Sklpanon Postmaster Dead.
ASTORIA. Or.. June 6. Mrs. E. Seiffert
postmaster at Shipanon, Clatsop County,
died last evening ot cancer, from which
she had suffered for a long time. She
was C6 years of age. a widow, and leaves
several grown children. Her funeral will
be held tomorrow from her late residence,
with the Interment in Ocean View cem
etery. TRANSPORTS SAIL FOR ALASKA.
Troops and Supplies for the Xevr
SEATTLE. June 6. Three United
States transports sailed from Seattle to
day, bound for St. Michael and Capo
Nome, carrying soldiers and building sup
plies for the North. The whole 'expedi
tion Is under the command of General
Randall, military commander of the De
partment of Alaska. The soldiers are of
the Seventh United" States Infantry, and
will be- stationed at different points In
Alaska. Tho first steamer to leave was
the Seward, which has on board General
Randall and staff. General Randall will
remain in Alaska all the yeAr, and will
visit the United States military posts at
present established there, and will super
vise th6 building ot several new stations.
Th Seward carries 400 tons of supples
for the troons, and about the same
amount of coaL Tns second, tile Athen-
5" &r ' W$
Carey Duncan Embree.
Ian. should have sailed two or three days
ago, but was detained by a technicality
in the customs regulations, arising out of
tho fac that she is a British vessel. The
Athenian has on board 130 mechanics,
under the command ot Lieutenant Knud
son. Her cargo conKsts ot 1,$60,W0 feet
of lumber, 400 toes of coal, and general
freight. The Lawton has on board Com
panies B and I, of the Seventh Infantry,
with several officers of the rtgiment, and
100,000 feet of lumber and 250 tons' of gen
BAKER CITY'S WATER WORKS.
All Bids Rejected aad Ji'e-rr Ones In
vlfed Xevr Teachers.
BAKER CITY, Or., June 6. The water
committee of the Common Council has
rejected bids for the construction of the
gravity water system. Three- bids in. all
were received, and each amount varied" to
such an extent that the commlttte regard
ed the bidders incompetent to do the
work The Council at a meeting this even
ing authorized the water committee to ad
vertise for new bids. These will be for the
construction -of the system, and also for
the steeL and terra cotta pipe, which tho
Council has decided shall be used in the
The School Board held a meeting last
night, and the following additional teach
ers were appointed: Miss Musa Geer,
Salem; Miss Mary FJcklln, Union; Miss
Callle Shelfon. Baker City. W. Hyde
Stalker was retained as principal of the
High School. At the next meeting the
board will complete the appointment of the
full complement of teachers.
A hose company was organized in this
city today, and officers elected, and it was
officially recognized by the chief of the
At the meeting' the Chamber of Com.
merce last night, it was decided tltat the
committee of citizens having In charge the
raising of funds for the miners' conven
tion should report on. tne progress of the
work. It is believed the money can be
raised, but the time for holding the con
vention Is yet indefinite. Industrial Agent
Judson, of the O. R & N., has Informed
the agricultural committee that be would
pfocure from different foreign countries
the best grains adapted to the arid land
north of Baker City.
Director Imhaus brought up a new sub
ject, that of equalizing the assessment of
taxes. Including road and poll, in the
county, and If possible throughout the
state. The object Is to have a definite
basis adopted so that each individual shall
pay a Just share, according to the value
of his property. It was agreed that a re
port be made by Director Imhaus on the
subject, and presented at the meeting next
The chamber then proposes to frame a
bill, embodying the law necessary to carry
out the objects In view, and present the
same at the next meeting of the Legisla
ture. It Is also the Intention, to ask the
co-operation of all commercial bodies In
the state for tho passage of the measure.
WHAT SAILORS COST.
Captain Rnxnnay Paid Sailor Boartl-
Inp-Honsc $3400 for 14.
ASTORIA, Juno 6. Captain Ramsay,
of the British ship St. Mirren, states that
It was necessary for hun to secure 14 sail
ors to complete his crew before he was
ready to go to sea. These men he pur
chased from the sailor boarding-house at
an actual cost of 521C0.
For the past two days the run of fish
In the Lower Columbia has been, very
light for this lime of the year. It Is now
very evident that the June Tun has not yet
Bchrlng Sea Clear of Ice.
SEATTLE, Wash., June $. The first
news indicating that the Ice has letf
Behring Sea and that navigation is open
to Cape Nome, was received in this city
today, in a letter from one ot the crew of
the . sailing schooner Fischer Brothers,
dated Dutch Harbor, May 15, which says
a couple of Indians came in there .from
the Pribyloff Islands, and reported Behring
Sea open and clear of Ice for vessels going
to Norton Sound. The brig Pltcalm, of
San Francisco, sailed xor Nome May 11.
The Alpha had been gone north from
Dutch Harbor a week.
Reaching Pacific County Timber.
SOUTH BEND. June 6. S. Benson, of
Portland, who is building a logging road
into a fine belt of timber on the head
waters of the Nasel River, from the Co
lumbia, Is now reaching out after a fine
body of spruce timber, which Is located
on the headwaters of the Nema. and
which can be reached by an extension of
tho road he is now building. This belt
has always been regarded as tributary to
South Bend, but the mills here arc not
making any special efforts' to hold it.
Attenipt at Another Trust.
MINNEAPOLIS, June 6. The current
Issue of the Northwestern Miller says
that an attempt is being made to or
ganize the flour mills in Oregon and
Washington Into a trust.
Walla Walla's new telephone directory
contains COO names.
Walla Walla printers have organized a
Horace T. Brown, a veteran Northwest
newspaper man, died at Falrhaven Fri
day. Spokane is talking of building a road
from, that place to connect with the Cana
The Spokane Board of Public "Works
has awarded streetpavlng contracts to the
amount of 578,203 SO.
" The contractors for the masonry work'
on the Great Northern bridges through
Spokane began work Tuesday.
W. P. McKean. of Walla Walla, was
run down by a bicyclist Saturday even
ing, and is lri a critical condition.
Alva j3oyd Webb, 16 years ot age, w'as
drowned Sunday morning In Fish Lake,
near Cheney, where he was bathing.
The Leltch & Bryden sawmill, in South
Aberdeen, is completed. The plant has a
capacity of 90,000 feet dally, and will em
ploy 40 men.
The Snohomish County Agricultural As
sociation now has a man steadily em
ployed fixing up the fair grounds for the
big July race meet.
Hill's jewelry store In Everett was en
tered by thieves Tuesday, while the pro
prietor was at supper, and 5350 worth of
watches was taken.
Tho steamer Oscar brought In 131 tons
of copper ore from Vancouver Island to
the Puget Sound Reduction Company on
Tuesday. The cargo came through In
The leading prunegrowers of Walla
Walla. Clark and Yakima Counties, as
well as of the prune districts of Oregon,
expect to organize the Northwest Cured
The barbers of Walla Walla have or
ganized a temporary union for the pur
pose of closing their shops Sunday, and
at 8 o'clock every evening, except Satur
day. The Weshlngton & Columbia River Rail
way is" laying several miles of siding be
tween Walla Walla and Eureka Junction
preparatory to handling the Immense
wheat yield of the coming harvest.
Nez" Perces is assured a flour mill. The
hauling of lumber will begin at once.
The 13th annual encampment of the de
partment of Idaho, Grand Army of the
Republic, Trill assemble at Wefeser today.
Crops df all kinds In Nez Perces Coun
ty aro In a splendid condition, but indi
cations are that it would be well for them
if they were without rain for a f w weeks.
Some of the Nex" Perces Indians are
anxious to give a war dance exhibition
in Lewlston Saturday. They desire to
use the proceeds to assist in their Fourth
I of July celebration.
SALMON PACK IS SHORT
BUT FISn OF LARGE SIZE AND OF
Season's Shortage Dae- In Large Part
to the Saspenslon of the "Upper
ASTORIA, June 6. According to care
fully prepared estlnlates 'furnished the
Morning Astorian from most competent
and trustworthy sources, the Columbia
River salmon pack at the various can
neries this season, up to JuneL was as
Fishermen's Co-Operatlvo 7.DC0
Booth , "" Jo.O
Megler : :; 2.5C0
Warren. Cathlamet 2.X00
Pillar Rock J.500
Seufert , 2,000
Warren. Cascades 2.0CO
McGowan. Cascades .: 2.SO0
Columbia River Packers' Assn 21,000 1
As compared with the pack May 31 last
year, these estimates Indicate as probable
a very heavy total shortage for the sea
son. Perhaps 40,000 cases of the prospec
tive falling off are attributed to upper
river conditions, where, owing to the stage,
of water, canneries have practically con
cluded operations for the season, minus
that number of cases as compared with
The scarcity of fish now In the river is
pronounced unusual by all engaged In the
business, even for June, which Is always
regarded as one of the short months In
the Spring and Summer season. The one
redeeming feature of the season's expe
rience, so far, is the fine" quality and slzo
of the fish. Not for many years has the
general average of salmon caught reached.
so hlgn a standard.
It Is possible improved runs later In the
season may operate to somewhat reduce
the shortage which now seems certain.
Fish will have to be very much more
plentiful between now and the season's
close, however, than they were during the
corresponding period last year to avoid
very heavy loss this season.
Washington Republican Committee.
SEATTLE. Wash., June C The Repub
lican State Central Committee today called
a meeting of the state committee, to ba
held here July 12, at which the date of
the Republican state convention will be
EVADING NEW YORK TAXES.
Bradley Martin and W. W. Astor
NEW YORK. June G. Bradley .Martin
and William Waldorf Astor, formerly two
of New York City's wealthiest residents,
are seeking to be relieved of taxes placed
upon their personal property" here. If they
succeed, the city will lose thousands of
Mr. Astor has not bnly glyen up bis resi
dence here, but also has Renounced hla
citizenship and Is now a citizen of Eng
land. Mr. Martin has not yet gone to this
extent, but says he is no longer a resi
dent of this city, and has not been for
about two years. Mr. Astor's property
has been asessed at 52,000,000, and that
of Mr. Martin at 5200,000. Dependent upon
the result of the assessment In the case
of Mr. Martin are two other cases, that
of his wife, Cornelia S. Martin, who has
been assessed at 5200,000, and that of Mrs.
Elizabeth Sherman, for 5250,000.
Discussion was had before Justice An
drews in the Supreme Court In the cer
tiorari procedings to review the assess
ment of Mr. Martin's personal property.
Judge Andrews reserved his decision.
William Waldorf Astor's certiorari pro
ceedings to review the action ot the com
missioners In assessing his personal prop
erty In this city for 1890, for the purpose
of taxation at 52,000,000, has been set for
hearing next Tuesday. Mr. Astor argue3
that when the assessment was made he
had no personal property here subject to
tax. He says he has not been a resident
of this city since 1&5. He protested
against the Imposition of the tax in person
a year ago, and since then has become a
subject of the Queen.
Corporation Counsel Whalen, for the
Commissioners, holds that although Mr.
Astor gave, up pis residence here In 1S35,
he was taxed! regularly every year there
after, but made no protest until last year.
America Day at Oxford.
NEW YORK, June 6. A dispatch to the
Tribune from London says:
There will be no commemoration at Ox
ford this month, on decount of the war,
but there w 111 be an "America" day, when
a series of honorary degrees will be con
ferred at a special meeting of the convo
cation. The list will include the presen
tation of a degree of Doctor of Civil Law
to Charles Eliot Norton, of Harvard: Doc
tor of Divinity to the Rev. Morgan DIx,
and Doctor ot Sclenco to Professor Cband-
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THE NATIONAL LEAGUE.
PlttsbarK Took the Last of the Series
PHILADELPHIA, June 6. Pittsburg
won the last game ot the series with
Philadelphia by good work at tho bat.
Both Waddeil and Orth pitched wsll, but
the latter was unfortunato In allowing
the visitors to bunch their runs. At
tendance, 4132. The score:
Pittsburg S 10 liPhiladelphla .. S S" l
Batteries Waddeil and Zlmmer; Ortn
and Douglass. Umpire Hurst.
St. Lonls Beat Boston.
BOSTON, June C The Bostons started
to bit Hughey with iv rush today, but
after the second inning" they could bat
him effectively In only one Inning, when
two slnzles and a two-bagger scored one
run. Cuppy retired in favor of Willis tn
tha fourth. Attendance, 7200. The score:
Boston 6 10 41 St. Louis 1214 S
Batteries Cnpp Willis and Clarkp;
Hughey and Rbblnson. Umpire Swart
wood. Cincinnati Bent Sew York.
NEW TORK, June C The New York
team today gave a poor exhibition of ball
at the Polo grounds, and tho Cincinnati
won the final game of the series. Attend
ance, 1000. The score:
New York ... 5 9 9J Cincinnati ...11 14 3
Batteries Doheny, Hawley and Warner;
Breitenstein and Pcitz. Umpire Emsllo.
Brooklyn Beat Chicago.
BROOKLYN, June 6. Three hits and
five errors gave Brooklyn five runs in the
third inning today, and won the game.
Kennedjr was In fine .fettle, holding Chi
cago to five hits, three of which were
bunched in the fourth Attendance. 1600.
Chicago 3 5 ejBr'ooklyn 8 8 1
Batteries Garvin andXtonahue; Kennedy
and Farrell. Umpire O'Day.
The American League.
At Milwaukee Milwaukee, 3; Detroit, 0.
At Minneapolis Minneapolis, C; Indian
At Kansas City Kansas City, 8; Buf
National League Standing.
Won. Lost. Per ct.
St.. Louis 19
New York IS
THE DAY'S RACES.
Yesterdaj's Winners at JHavrthorne
and Other Eastern Tracks.
CHICAGO, June 6. At Hawthorne tho
results today were:
FiveIjirlongs Matin won, Sannazaro
second, El Piloto third; time, 1:07.
Six furlongs Nobleman won, Abe Furst
second, Walkenshaw third; time, 1:3.
Mile and a sixteenth, selling Lomond
won, Forbusb, second, Gallllee, third; time,
Mile and an eighth Larkspur won,
Thomas Carey second. The Monk third;
One mile, selling Castake won. Trim
mer second, Raclvan third; time, 1:50.
Six furiongs, selling Louisville won, Kit
ty jC. second, Satan third:, time, 1:22.
Races at Gravesend. .'
NEW YORK. 'June 6. The racing 'was
dull at Gravesend today. The results
About six furlongs Rlkkl TIkkl Tavi
won, Vulcan second. Yesuvlan third; time,
Mile and an eighth, selling First Whip
won, Klnnlkinnlo second, Nanson third;
time, 1:55 3-5.
Five furlongs Fair Rosamond won,
Cherries second, Prlqce Pepper third;
time. 1:02 4-5.
- Mile and a sixteenth Indian "Fairy won,
Oneck Queen second, Motley third r time,
About two and a half miles, steeple
chase Charn grace won, Piiar second, Ron
konoma third: time, 4:53.
Five and .a half furlongs Lief , Prince
won. Scurry second, Moor third; time,
Races at Newport.
CINCINNATI, June 6. Tho results at
Newport today were:
One mile, selling Dr. S. C. Ayres won.
MIdglen second, Gadsden third; time,
Five furlongs, selling Queen Carnival
won, Lyroor Bill second, Francis Rels
third; time. 1:02.
Six furlongs, selling King Dellls won.
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Crinkle second.-Sachehen third; time, 1:15.
One mile, handlcao Tho 'Star df Beth
lehem won, Charlie O'Brien second. Eltho
Hn third; time. 1:41.
Four and a half furlongs Porter B. won,
June iGale second, Faraday third; time,
Seven furlongs, selling Osmon won,
Juanetta eecond, Bentley third; tlm,
Race at St. Louis.
ST. LOUIS, June 6. The results at tha
Fair Grounds today were:
One mile, selling Barrlca .won, Tlckful
second, Jake Weber third; time, 1:44.
Mile and a slxteenth-Annie Oldfleld wfir.
Cross Molina second, NIeverna third, time.
Six furlongs, handlcapr-Lord Neville
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Morant second. Sir Roll a. third; time.
Six furlongs Greenock won, Harry
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New York Journal of Commerce.
The demands of tho British Govern
ment, together with the general expan
sion in the foreign commerce of tha
world, gave promise that 1SS9 would bes
an exceptionally good year for British
shippings The financial statements of 10
companies upon which the "Economist"
has commented indicate that last year
was rather better than the year before,
but the increased expenses for fuel and
for repairs, on account of the rise in iron
and steel, and increases in other ex
penses have cut into the gross receipts
till the net profits ot the 10 companies
were only 4 per cent better in 1899 than
in 1S9S. Tho dividends of the 10 com
panies range all the way from nothing
to 20 per cent, but those of six companies
ranged between 3 and 8 per cent, the
one company that paid nothing and tbe
three companies that paid over 8 per cent
were evidently affected by somewhat ex
ceptional circumstances. The net.proflts
in 1S99 were not in all cases greater than
In 1898, and one company Increased its
dividends from 10 to 13 per cent, whlo
the net prolit had declined somewhat.
The net profits bear no relation what
ever to the sums paid by the Govern
ment for postal services, whether these
be called subsidies or not. The Cunard
paid 5 per cent last year and 3 the year
before. The companies paying" the
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and more upon their comparatively slow
steamers -with large freight carrying ca
pacity for their earnings. It would ap
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and the higher-priced classes of passen
gers to keep a small number of fast
steamers In commission, but the lines
that operate these steamers are steadily
increasing their fleets of more economi
The problem of International competi
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relative costs of their "operation. Capital
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accustomed to -a. closer margin of profits
than the English, and tha English capit
alist Is accustomed to a narrower mar
gin than the American. Where tha op
portunity of investment on land is more
restricted there will be a greater compe
tition among- investors In property upon
the sea, and this will keep a large amount
of. European capital invested Jn marine
property regardless of any artiflefal stim
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this country. If the amount of shipping
In existence should be largely Increased,
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cargoes and reduce freight charges. In
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they can turn their capital to, will be
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long offset the advantages of the cheap
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a demand for more assistance.
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