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Mount Hood Pepsin
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Speolal Dlscoun's to the Trade.
BIumauer-Frank Drug Co.
144-146 Fourth St.
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OUR 'FIFTH ANNUAL
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' , f Fourtff and Washington Sts.
.COST ONE MILLION' DOLLARS
HEADQUARTERS FOR TOURISTS AND COMMERCIAL TRAVELERS
Special rnte made to families and lngle gentlemen. The manage
ment will be pleased at all times to ihow rooms and give prices. A mod
ern Turkish bath establishment In the hotel. II. O. BOWERS, Manager.
SWEPT OVER NIAGARA FALLS
Tm Hen Last Control of Boat One
(NIAGARA FALLsTn. Y.. Jan. 20 -John
j Wiser and John Marsh, of this city, at
tempted to cross Niagara River above
the falls today. They lost control of their
boat and were carried into the rapids.
Wiser, who "was unable to swim, was
swept over the falls and drowned. Marsh,
after a desperate struggle In the ley
water, was rescued by persons" along the
The men were nearly half way across
tho rlvei- when their boat was- caught-ln
a field of Ice. As the boat passed the
power4iouse,.both men got out on to the
floating Ice. The two men floated down
the river. Marsh was 100, feet from the
shore and Wiser was at least 20 feet fur
ther away. 'At Willow Island several
men formed a line and with the aid of
a long pole succeeded In getting Marsh
ashore. Wiser -clung to the Ice until he
was tossed off Into the water and drifted
aver the brink.
THB DEATH ROLL.
PHILADELPHIA Jan. 20. Hon. John
ILelsenrlng, the well-known mineowner of
Luzerne Cqunty, and member of Congress
from the Luteme district In the 54th Con.
ss, dledr at the University Hospital.
Ithls city, last night. He had been a
sufferer for a long time from heart and
Dr. Robert Graham.
LEXINGTok. Ky , Jan. 20. Dr. Robert
praham, aged 9 years, who was for many
rears president of Kentucky University.
nd also president of the College of the
Hble and Hocker Female College died
today at Pittsburg, where he was visit
Chtcneo Elevator Bnrncd.
CHICAGO. Jan. 38. The Oakdale eleva
tor, at Ninetieth and Harvard, avenue,
?a destroyed by flre tonight Loss,
J. 0. MackS Co.
88 Third St.,
Opposite' Chamber of Ccsmerce
C W. KKOWLEB. Ugr.J
STSEETS. PORTUND, ORE031
. $1.00, $1.50, $2.00 &er Day
rjpD' BATHROOMS ARE CLEAN
We carry a full stock of Utle. for bath
rooms, kitqh&a- sinks, tile floors, vesti
bules, etc. A full line of mantels, Prates,
andirons sparfc'guanis fire sets. Use our
iaeai aietai i'xusn for 1
sttmates irlven on electric trfrlmr. In-
wnut leiepnones ana cau Dens.
The John Barrett Co.
91 FIRST STREET
$3.00 PER DAY
Eleven Oaf of Eighteen' Of Vessel's
, -' - Crew Also Lokt.
CHERBOURG, Jan. 20. The British
four-masted ship Muel Tryvan has found
ered In the channel. Seven out of her
crew of IS were saved. They were picked
up while clinging to the column of one of
thn shlD's boats, and were landed here.
The British four-masted Iron s'hlp Muel,
Tryvan, Captain James, of 1566 tons net
register, arrived at Antwerp December J,
from Iqulque. She was owned by Rob
erts, Owen & Co., of Carnavon, and was
built at Sunderland In 1SS4. She was 25S
feet long, had 38 feet beam, and was"
about 23 feet deep. She was last sur
veyed In New York In July, 1S93.
COLD WEATHER IN CUBA.
Most Severe for Years Much Suffer
ing at SojntLagO.
SANTIAGO DE CUBA, Jan. 20. This
section is now suffering from the sever
est cqld known here for years. Much
distress has been caused among the na-.
tlves, who are entirely without protec
tion from the rigors of the climate. A
temperature of CO degrees Is quite unpre
cedented. f .
A telephonic message from the Guaya
mas mine. 40 miles west ,reporta snow
on xne summit or iiount Torquiho. at an
altitude of S00O feet. Telegraphic reports
from -the north coast say that a severe
norther Is raging, and that shipping is
Proposed Tariff Not to Talce Effect.'
WASHINGTON, Jan. 20. The State De
partment has received a cablegram from
Commercial Asrent Greener, at Vladlvo
stock. to the effect that the customs tariff
which It had been proposed to impose at
that port will not take effect for the pres
ent. According to an lmnerialj4ecree.-he
free ports of Siberia were to be closed!
this month, but the. municipal -authorities
united with the Jeading merchants -In a1
petition to the Russian Minister of Fi
nance to keep tho ports1" open, 'with the
result above stated. r
PORTLAND, OREGON, MONDAY JANUARY .21, 1901.
Queen of England Is Still Aliyebut-AIHope
of Recovery- Is - Gone;.
MEMBERS OF FAMILY ATifllDE
Prince of Wales, Emperor
FORMER REGRETFULLY LEFT MOTHER'S SIDE TO MEET-WIllLIAH
Severe Sinking Spell and Increase of
the End Scenes Witnessed at
of Terrible Anxiety
COWES, Jan. 2L 7:50 A. M. The Queen
Is still alive, but all hopes are gone.
COWES, Jan. 2L 5:15 A. M. The mem
bers, of the royal family are still gath
ered In a room adjoining the Queen's
bed chamber. Her Majesty Is uncon
scious, and the end is expected at any
" COWES. Isle of Wight, Jan. 21, 3:45 A.
M. Everybody Is up In Osborne House,
and terrible anxiety pervades all quar
ters. If the Queen lives until Tuesday
she will surprise her doctors, who have
been fearing that she "will not be able
to survive beyond 5 o'olock this morn
ing; COWES, Iele of Wight. Jan. a, 2 A. M.
Her MaJestys physicians hope that, she
may rally by 5 o'clock this (Monday)
morning -Jf sher-does&'lttjs expected: that'
she -will-live through the'ddy. If she loes
not, all hope will be a'bandoned.
LONDON, Jan. a. The Dally Chroni
cle has recejved, the following dispatch
from Cowes, 12:4$ A. M.
. "The Queen Is reported to be sinking
fast The rector of Whlpplngham was
summoned' at midnight, and he has just
arrived In one of the Queen's carriage's.
OSBORNE HOUSE. Isle of Wight,
Jan. a, 12:15 A. M. The official bulletin
Issued at midnight says that the Queen's
condition lite last evening became more
serious, with increasing weakness and
diminished power of taking nourishment.
Absent Members Harrying? Thither.
LONDON, Jan. a. 8:25 A. M. A special
train carrying the absent members "of the
royal family, left the Victoria Station for
Osborne, at 8 o'clock, this morning, with
Emperor William, the Prince of Wales,
the Duke of York and the Duke of Con
SINKING DUE TO PARALYSIS.
Physicians Compelled to Resort to
COWES, Isle of Wight, Jan. a, 12:15 A.
Mi A collapse, or what the physicians
feared was such, occurred unexpectedly
about 10 o'clock last evening. Arrange
ments were hurriedly made to provide spe
cial telephonic and telegraphic facilities.
Details are not obtainable at this hour,
but It is asserted that the Queen's con
dition is chiefly due to a severe sinking
spell and an Increase of the paraljtlc
symptoms. It Is understood that the
physicians have resorted tq artificial
methods' to prolong life, such as are used
tonly n cases of persons In extremes.
The paralysis Is chiefly evident in the
face, one side of which appears to have
lost all nerve and muscular power. At 6
o'clock last evening the malady had not
reachea the vital organs, although it had
naturally caused a loss of power of
speech. What was so much feared was
that the brain might be attacked.
Keenly 'sensitive to her affliction and ap
pearance, the Queen has absolutely re
fused to see anyone but her nurses and
doctors, and it Is understood that the
Prince of Wales is the only exception to
this rule, and that his Interview with the
Queen lasted but a few moments. Hence,
tho exact nature of the malady Is known
only to a very few, and It Is the royal
wish that the public should not be In
formed of the existence of paralysis.
Arrangements have been made with a
local undertaker to have all the prelim
inaries to burial ready In case of an
Scenes at Palace Grounds.
During the afternoon the long hilly road
to the palace grounds was crowded with
people, particularly young men and
Tcomen -arrayed In their Sunday garb, dot
ting the landscape with vivid patches of
color. Ine local gentry, after church
services, wrote their names in the visitors'
booh. a.the lodge which contains no sig
nature that would mean anything to the
world outside of the Isle of Wight.
Inquiries of Importance all came by
telegram, and these were legion. Hun
dreds of people, ofall sorts and condi
tions, clergymen "predominating-, flooded
Cowes with teletrrahA, asking for the'
latest newsi A swarm of people, among
them correspondents from all quarters of
the globe, made their way toward the
lodge gates. Their Inquiries generally
took the form of a timid "How Is she?"
addressed to the policeman who barred
all comers, and" an Inquirer who had been1
answered would be Immediately surround
ed by others less bold "who sought the
When night fell tbe country became de
serted, except for the newspaper writers,
whjy. waited wearily In .the lodge. Strict
orders, have been 'given -to -the court at
tendants nd the Osborne House servants
to'Jnake no answer to Inquiries except by
referring to the official bulletins. Never
theless, any yokel who ias wer been on
Williamr;Dukes of York and
Hurrying Thither? : J
Paralytic Symptoms Combined "'to Hasten
Osborne House During the'tJay
Were Most Pathetic
an errand to the castle Is willing to de
tail minutely what, is wrong with the
AT OSBORNE HOUSE.
Pathetic Scenes Wltnenxed Wales
Departs Agalngt His Will.
COWES, Isle of Wight, Jan. 21.-12:30
A. M. So far as the Queen's immediate
safety Is concerned, her extreme weak
ness causes almost more alarm than the
paralysis. Much difficulty has been ex
perienced in administering nourishment,
for she appears quite unable to masticate.
To this weakness are probably due the
long spells of unconsciousness through
which she has been passing, although It
is almost Impossible to distinguish these
from the insidious encroachments of pa
ralysis. Formore than a week, the court attend
ants have had hard work to prevent her
from sleeping at the wrong time. The last
time. droTftDuL, thWvillaMrswrtf
astounded fa hear the clear trebla-iiThe;
sOn of the Princess of Battenburg singing
popular songs from the royal Carriage.
Tho explanation is that he was singing to
keep his crandmother awake. JJow and
again she dosed, awakening to tell the
boy to keep up his chant, which to the
onlooker contained a world of pathos
Emperor William, the Prince of Wales
and Duke of York are all expected to Ar
rive at Osborne House today (Monday).
The only royal personage who arrived
yesterday was Princess Victoria, of
Schleswlg-Holsteln,' who arrived during
A Touching Scene.
Yesterday Osborne, hedged around Tltji
intensel secrecy, began with a touching
scene. Among the bright sunsh'lne, 4n
" Alexandrina Victoria,,, Queen and Empress, daughter and only child of Edward. Duke of Kent, fourth son of George IV, and Victoria
Maty Louisa, fourth daughter of Francis, Duke of 8axe-CoBurg-fcaalfeld, and sister of Leopold, Kins of Belgium.
v Born at Kensington Palace, May 24. 1810.
" Acceded to the throne of Great Britain and Ireland. June 20, 1837. .
, -Proclaimed Queen June 21. 1837
Crowned at Westminster, June 2S,' 183S
Married ta Prince" Albert of Saxe-Cobureand-Gotha, February 10, 1840.
Proclaimed Empress of. Indfa, 1870.
Suffered the loss of the "Prince Consort, December 14, 180t ' .
marked,, contrast to tho gloomy skies of
Saturday, there drove out from the pal
ace grounds-a carriage containing wreaths
for the tomb of Prince Henry, of Batten
burg, in. the little church at Whipping
ham, about 10 minutes' ride from the royal
residence. Then -followed carriages containing-
the Princess of Wales, the Prin
cess of Battenburg, Princess Louise and
others, all-dressed In the deepest blacks
The face of the Princess of Wales showed
signs of the anxiety she was -undergoing.
.The annual memorial service for Prince
Henry, talways a sad, occasion, was more
than usuallytsorrowfuVfor theshadow of
a-"still greater bereavement was upper
most in-all minds. The -Princess of Wales
and the Princess of Battenburg sobbed
bitterly, and there was scarcely one of
those royal heads bent In praye that did
not shake with a grief which' could not
The departure of the Prince of Wales
for London, shortly after 2 o'clock, to
meet Emperor William, was rquletly ac
complished. The Queen had been informed
of. the Kaiser's coming, and had signi
fied her desire that the Prince should go
to meet Jiim. Rather dgalnst his will," the
man who for the moment was practically
the King of England, obeyed his moth
er's wishes. It was rumored that the
Queen wanted the Emperor to postopen,
his visit to Osborne House, as she did
not wish to receive him In her present
condition. ' Apparently, in her lucid mo
ments she believed that she would be
able to conquer the dread disease which
had fastened" upon her.
Personal and Regal Character of the
- Revered Monarch.
The 24th day of May, 1819, was a bright
day at Kingston. In the palace there a
Princess was born. The Spring flowers
were peeping" up in the gardens- and along
the" country ,, hedges of England. As to
human, conditions, the Insane George III,
conspicuous promoter of American lib
erty, had yet eight months to, live. Ed
ward, Duke of Kentr father of the Prin
cess, had eight months less one day be
fore his summons should come. The Big
Bonaparte at Longwood had nearly two
years remaining1 before he must take his
rest under the willows In Slane's Valley.
The obese Louis XVHI was for the sec
ond time getting his rickety throne In or
der at Paris. Alexander I and Madame
Krudener were enjoying the fourth year's
fruits of the Holy Alliance. Goethe at
Weimar was beginning the second part
of "Faust," and Shelley at Rome was fin
ishing "The Prometheus Unbound." Lord
Byron, with Count Gamba and his daugh
ter, was making his way from Ravenna
to Pisa, In America, Jefferson and John
Adams In their old age were seeking peace
after a lifetime o. contention and were
awaiting the final event. William E.
Gladstone, Alfred Tennyson, Charles Dar
win, Gioacchlno Pecci, Abraham Lincoln,
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Edgar A. Poe and
Jacob Ludwlg Mendelssohn were all lads
of 10 that year. In Europe the revolu
tionary storm which, had prevailed for 20
years had sunk to- the dead calm of
apathy, and In the United States James
Monroe was beginning the third year of
his first administration as President
Her Early Girlhood.
They gave to the only daughter of the
Victoria. At the first her prospects were
not clearly foreseen, but they began to
be revealed In her early girlhood. As soon
as the royal horoscope was cast she was
rescued from the purlieus of the British
court and was placed under, the whole
some authority of the Duchess of North
umberland. By her mother first and by
the Duchess 'afterward the education of
the Princess was principally directed. To
them the future Queen was ever indebted
for the wholesome discipline of her youth.
In her teens she remained under the care
ful surveillance and motherly monition
of the Duchess, whose influence in shap
ing the principles and directing the con
duct of her royal chargo cannot be over
estimated. We pass over much, for the subject
is great. There goes an admirable tradi
tion of tho way la which the Princess "was
Initiated into a knowledge of her place
and expectations. When the Uncle W1E
lam was about to go, the Duchess of
Northumberland though It best to break
the news to the young- majesty In order
that she might be apprised a little in
advance of the imminent catastrophe of
glory that awaited her.
One evening In the Spring of 183T the
Duchess said at tea: "Alexandxino, here
is the blue book of the house of Han
over, which you have not hitherto ex
amined. Tho sickness of your Uncle Will
lam will make it both interesting and
necessary for you to Inform yourself as
to the position which you occupy in your
family. Take the book with you to your
chamber and study It tonight."
In the morning: when the Princess came
down to breakfast she brought th blue
book with her and laldi It by her plate,
saying nothing. Nor was there manifest
In her demeanor any change of manner
or symptom of. excitement. The Duchess
said: "Alexandrina, what did you find of
Interest In the book last night?" The
modest, young Majesty replied with no
change of voice or features: "I did not
know that I siood. so near- to the crown."
Coronation, of the Young Queen.
At the middle of the fourth decennlum
of our century the Hanoverian dynasty
was "rapidly sliding off sideways into ob
livion. The large family of George III
seemed to" be on the verge of extinction.
All of the. sons, 'with the exception of
William, were dead, and William had no
eligible heir. As he came to the end of
his course the succession, now attenu
ated to a hypothesis, rested clearly on
Victoria, daughter of Edward of Kent.
When on the 20th of June, 1837. the final
scene was reached and the King was
dead. It only remained to acknowledge
the Princess as Queen and have her
crowned. The statesmen of the period,
headed by the Duke of Wellington, tHen 68
years of age, ranged themselves around
tha youthful Sovereign, and the day of
her coronation was glorified with the en
thusiasm of her subjects.
This was now the prevailing question
In Great Britain: "Can a girl of 18 reform
and save the house of Hanover-Brunswick?"
Certainly the dynasty was In a
state requiring speedy salvation. It
might well seem that the last sands of
the royal line were running out. The five
Kings who had reigned successively since
the death of Anne Stuart in 1714 had
seemingly done as much as they could to
make the survival of their dynasty im
possible. Each had wrought according to
his nature. The first George had con
tributed ignorance, the second absence
and boar hunting, the third respectable
3tupldity and stubbornness, the fourth
personal vice and William sterility to
the common fund of destroying force
History was working out her problem
The fortunes of the Hanover Princes were
rushing down. The scene was rapidly
closing with scandal, ignominy and childlessness.
In the midst of all this, Destiny sent
the young daughter of tho Duke of Kent
to see what she could do in the way
of arresting the downsllde of tho dy
nasty. Her principal business as woman
and Queen was to trammel up the oqnse
quences. Her late uncle, her other late
uncle, her grandfather, her great-grandfather
and his father haddone as much
as mighJL.be. each in his kind, to cut oft
the ohances cf their posterity! They Jiad
built barricades against the perpetuity of
their own kind and had made it well nigh
Jmpossible .that either male sapMng or
female blossom should appear In the bar
ren fielrs of the hereafter fit to re-establish
the houge of Hanover on. a more
enduring and respectable basis. The per
sonal and regal character of Victoria is
to be Judged by her ability to arrest the
moribund conditions of the dynasty and
to replace It with another of her own,
springing, as it were, from the little gar
den of her own -virtues, but expanding
into multiplicity and power.
Hci Happy Mnrrlage.
Certainly the task Imposed required the
combination of her own character with
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MCE FIYE GHSgp?S.
'PILES IS IfeL
Hadto Delay Leaymgfor
STRAIN KlO GREAT
Wo.rried, 'Tired and -Completely
WILL GO FROM LONDON TODAY
Spent Nlftht nt Marlborough Honae-
Emperor William Also at Capital,
and Desires to Be Received a
the Queen's Grandson.
LONDON. Jan. a In the closing mo
ments of Queen Victoria's life, another
grave .portent arises, namely, the serious
indisposition of the Princo of Wales. So
worried, tired and exhausted was he last
eening that he could not respond imme
diately to the summons from Osborne
House. The most he could do was to
promise that he would leave London at 8
o'clock this morning, if possible.
The Prince of Wales Is spending the
night at Marlborough House, and Em
peror William at Buckingham Palace.
According to th Dally Telegraph, Em
peror William, who has expressed a de
sire to be received at Osborne House, not
as Emperor, but as grandson, said on
hearing of the Queen's Ijlness:
"I am my grandmother's eldest grand
son, and my mother Is unable from Ill
ness to hasten to her bedside."
It Is worthy of note that, even today,
the London -papers do not mention, by
even the most veiled allus'on, the fact
that the Queen has had a paralytic
stroke. Pages are devoted to the mourn
ful scenes at Osborne House and to de
scriptions of occurrences here, as well as
to the telegrams from the colonies and
foreign countries testifying to the sym
pathy everywhere evoked.
TUESDAY IN LONDON.
One of Anxiety and Suspense Scene
on Emperor YIlllnm'n Arrival.
LONDON. Jan. a. Throughout the
United Kingdom yesterday (Sunday) waS
one of anxiety and suspense. No one
in England, outside the circle of the
court, knew the real condition of the
Queen or the nature of her disease. The
London newspapers had not learned that
Her Majesty had suffered a shock of par
alyse. Extra editions of the Sunday pi
pers contained no information, but there
were many official bulletins, and they
were eagerly bought.
There were small gatherings In tho
vicinity of Buckingham Palace and Marl
borough House, as well as other centers
where" the bulletins were posted. Crowds
assembled to witness the arrHal of Em
peror William. Apart from such inci
dents, however, the customary quiet of
a London Sunday was not disturbed.
The most alarming reports of the day
came In the form of telegrams from the
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SUMW 0? IMPORTANT NEWS.
Queen Victoria' Illness.
The Que-n Is still alive, but all hope is gone.
Her condition Is due to lnareaied sinking spells
and paralytic symptoms. Page 1.
Prince of Wales, Enjperor "William and other
absent members of royal family are hurry
ing to deathbed. Page 1.
Against his yflll. Prince of Wales left his
' mother's ride to meet Emperor William.
Prince of Wales had to delay his return on ao- ,
count of lllnew. Page 1.
The Senate will begin week on the. legislative.
Judicial and executive appropriation bill.
Page 8 ?
The wai;-revenue blil will be reported to the
Senate today or tomorrow. Page 2.
Tho House will devote most of Its time this
week to appropriation bill. Page 8.
Foreign. , .
British ship Muel Tryvan foundered In Eng-
Ush Channel, and 11 lives were lest. Page 1.
Paris Count and Baron flght a fierce duel.
Aanarchlst plot to kill prominent Americans
disclosed by member In a court trial.
Havana citizens petition Congress to lower
duty en. Cuban prodjlets. Page 2.
Severe cold weather prevails In Cuba. There
has been much suffering at Santiago.
Northvf ent Legislatures.
A. bill for the reorganization of the Port of-
Portland Commission will be-introduced la
the Oregen Legislature. Page 3.
Most of the absent Legislators have returned
to. Salem. Page 0.
Bevlew of work of Washington Legislature
and forecast for coming week. Page 3.
Famous Uncle Ben group of mines In Idaho
has been sold to New York syndicate.
Page 3- .'""
Baker City has rescinded stree't-llghtlng con
tract, and Is n darkness. Page 3.
Henry Zutz. Jr . a 17-year-old boy, accident
ally killed himself while examining a re
volver. Page 3
Portland and Vicinity.
Home proposed for the Young Women's Chris
tian Association. Pfigo 10.
Consul Miller reports on the market Asia of
fers for Pacific Coast fruit and butter.
Annual memorial services of the A O. U. W.
Game Warden Qulmby scores Government In
dian Agents for encouraging violation of Or
egon game laws Page 8
Rev J. It. McGlade Installed as pastor of Mlz
pah Presbyterian Church. Page 8.
Secretary Heitkemper, of Multnomah delega
tlen. discusses changes In the city charter.
Gong of "S S. S " hoodlums terrorize neigh
borhood of Ninth and Everett streets.
Thomas Connell asks new trial on arson
charge. Page S.
Annual school meeting tonight. Page B.
Suggestions for protection of game Wrd.