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THE MORNING OREGONIAN, WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6, 1901'.
Pacific Northwest Association
in Annual Session,
SIX STATES ARE REPRESENTED
Convention Is Committed ApnlnNt
Leasing of Public Domain Wash
ington is Asked to Enact a. Coy
ote Scnlp-Bounty Lair.
PENDLETON, March 5-(Staff .corre
spondence.) The foxxth annual convention
of the Pacific Northwest Woolgrowers
Association' opened this morning with a
full attendance of representative sheep
men from Oregon, Washington, Idaho,
Montana, Utah and Wyoming.
The weather was warm and Spring-like,
and Pendleton basked under sunny skies
which at midday caused picturesque Uma
tilla braves to slack away on the fasten
ings of their bright blankets and stalk
around as decollette and dirty as in the
Bummer time. The sheepmen were all
in a good humpr, and .more than one allu
sion was made to the prosperity which
was apparently guaranteed for another
four years by the re-election of McKin
2ey. The morning session was called to order
at 10:30 by President F. R. Gooding, of
Shoshone. Idaho. After music and prayer.
Governor Geer was Introduced. The Gov
ernor had no set speech prepared for the
occasion, his time, as he explained, hav
ing been taken up by legislative work.
He complimented the woolgrowers on the"
"wonderful addition they had made to the
wealth of the state in a country which a
lew years ago produced nothing but coy
otes, sagebrush and jackrabblts. He spoke
in glowing terms of Umatilla County's
Tvheat yield, but predicted that the time
was coming when the county would be
.forced to diversify Its farming and raise
more livestock and less wheat. He cited
the experience of the Willamette "Valley,
which is enjoying such prosperity, al
though the wheat crop last year was
nearly a total failure.
Following Governor Geer, T. G. Hailey,
in a witty address, welcomed the wool
growers on behalf of the City of Pen
dleton. Colonel F. M. Malone, of Miles
City, MonL, responded to Mr. Halley's
address, and In an earnest appeal sug
gested how the wool business could be
placed on a more satisfactory plane by
the enactment of proper laws. At the
conclusion of Mr. Malone's address the
secretary received the credentials of the
members and lsbued certificates to a num
ber of new members.
Leaning of Public Domain Opposed.
At the afternoon session the convention
listened to the annual address of Presi
dent Gooding. The president began by
stating that the sheep industry is con
fronted with several important questions
which render it necessary that every man
who owns a sheep should be identified
with some Woolgrowers Association. He
discussed at length the matter of leasing
the public domain, and predicted that if it
were leased it would bring ruin and dis
aster to the Industry. The exclusion of
sheep from forest reserves of the West
was opposed by President Goading, and
the matter of Government Inspection of
sheep urged. In dlscussins: the nresent
condition of the wool market, he attrib
uted much of the blame for a decline In
the demand to the use of shoddy, and
stated that the DIngley tariff alone pre
vented wool falling to exceedingly low
figures. In an appeal to the growers to
demand legislation against shoddy. Pres
ident Gooding said:
"In the great Northwest today we have
nearly one-half of all the sheep in the
United States, and our flocks are Increas
ing at a more rapid rate than in any
other part of the country."
At the conclusion of tho president's
speech Dr. Withycombe moved the ap
pointment of a committee of five to
draft resolutions in accordance with thr
suggestions made by President Gooding.
The committee named is as follows: M.
D. Wisdom ,of Portland; J. N. William
son, of Prlnevllle; F. M. Malone, of Miles
City, MonL; Dr. Withycombe, of Cor
vallls; John McMillan, of Boise.
Depredations by Wild Animnln.
Following the announcement of the com
mittee, J. N. Williamson delivered an ad
dress on the difficulties the ranchman
encounters by wild animals. Mr. Will
iamson in part said:
"The interests of civilization do not go
hand in hand with those of the wolf.
In order that the wolf may replenish the
earth, civilization must recede, and vice
versa. It has remained for us of the
West to harmonize these interests so far.
"No longer is the wolf confined, as of
old, to his native diet of jack rabbit and
carrion. Civilization has placed at his
call our Improved breeds of chickens, our
famous varieties of bronzed turkeys, our
tame geese and ducks, and for dessert
wo furnish him with the eggs of all the
breeds. For a more solid diet, we supply
him with pork, beef and mutton, particu
larly the latter. To keep the wolf in
touch with civilization has cost us more
money than all -our hard Winters
and loss of stock by disease. I am sure
I am within range of conservatism when
I say that millions of dollars' are sacri
ficed each year upon the altar of this
mlstakeu doctrine. How long the sacri
fice Is to continue is a question for us to
decide. It will continue Just so long as
we will It to continue, and no longer.
"Behind its sister states in some things,
Oregon has taken the initiative in the
matter of the destruction of the coyote.
Such being the case, a. few words upon
our' experience In beginning this crusade
might not be out of place at this time.
"Up to 1898 the effort to destroy the
coyote in Oregon was confined to locali
ties. Certan County Courts In the Interior
of the state, at the instance of local or
ganizations, were prevailed upon to offer
$1 per scalp; such action being based
upon the condition that the local so
cieties give another dollar. Under this
arrangement no trouble was experienced
in destroying a sufficient number of coy
otes to reduce the destruction of prop
erty from that source to a minimum. A
number of such local attempts were made
during the 10 years prior to 1S9S. Each
proved only a partial and temporary suc
cess for two reasons:
"First The local organization Ijad no
authority to compel payments of assess
ments, and through the lack of coopera
tion, would finally disband.
"Second The coyote is of a migratory
nature, and any locality desiring to rid
itself of the pests was -compelled to pay
for the destruction of all the coyotes
produced by its neighboring communi
ties. Must Be a State Bounty Lsvr.
"While nothing In the way of permanent
success was scored by these local at
tempts, it was demonstrated that a $2
bounty would rid the country of coyotes,
for, at different times whole counties
were temporarily cleared of them, only
to fill up again from neighboring counties
where no effort at destruction had been
made. These local efforts proved con
clusively that if we were ever to succeed
in destroying the coyote, it must come by
"Based upon these experiences, the Leg
islature of 1S9S was .successfully appealed
to for a state bounty of $2 per scalp, and
along with th6 coyote were put the scalps
of the wildcat, cougar and bear. The law
of 1S9S was unfortunate In containing a
supposed unconstitutional feature In levy
ing a special tax of one cent per bead
on all sheep in the state to assist in
creating a special fund out of which to
pay for the scalps. Under Its provision
for a-special fund for the payment of the
bounty, no fund was created, but the
slaughter of the coyotes continued to
such an extent that during the two years
the law was In. force, 50,000 scalps were
taken and the outstanding warrants
against the state amounted to something
over $100,000, which the session of the
Legislature which has just adjourned
promptly proceeded to pay by levying a
one-mill lax on all real and personal
properay within the state. A law was also
enacted repealing the law of 1S9S, and
continuing the bounty of 52.
"The law of 1SSS demonstated conclu
sively the feasibility of destroying the
coyote by a state bounty. Its two years
of operation thoroughly disproved the ob
jection to the law that a $2 bounty on
coyotes would bankrupt the state. It
proved conclusively that less than one
fifth of the damage done by this animal
expended in scalps at 12 each would rid
the state of coyotes In five years time.
It proved the fact not only for Oregon,
but for Idaho, Washington, Nevada.
"So far as the coyote Is concerned in
Oregon, he Is doomed. Two more years
of the slaughter will so thin his ranks
as to reduce the expense of continuing
the bounty to relatively small amount.
We know, however, that complete suc-
TO HAVE . THE
HELD AT HEPPNER
cess is not assured without a like effort
on the part of neighboring states. The
crusade against the coyote should and
must, in order to be successful, be a gen
eral movement in the broadest sense of
the term. It must extend throughout the
entire grazing area west of the Mississippi
"Oregon has proven In the past two
years that no state will be materially ln
juredd financially- by offering a sufficient
reward for the destruction of the coyote.
I lay particular stress upon this one ani
mal, for when it is destroyed, all others
of Its kind will be destroyed Incidentally.
"According to my way of thinking,
there Is no single purpose pending be
fore this body so Important; there Is
not a singe need for organized effort on
the part of the woolgrowers and farmers
of the Northwest so imperative as some
movement looking forward toward a uni
form effort to eliminate this destructive
pest. As before stated, I believe it to be
within the power and scope of this organ
ization to bring about this result.
Mr. Williamson's speech was followed
by a general discussion on the subject by
Messrs. McMillan, Malone and Young.
Mr. McMillan said that the loss by coyotes
in Idaho was 6 per cent.
On motion of R. C. Judson, the secre
tary was instructed to wire the Wash
ington Legislature asking the passage of
a law giving a bounty on wolf and coyote
At the evening session Professor W.
J. SpIUman, of Pullman Arglcultural Col
lege, spoke on grasses,
lege, spoke on grasses. Professor W. J.
SpIUman said In part:
The Grass Problem.
"The grass problem In the Inland Em
pire presents two principal phases. First,
tne regrassing of the range lands; second,
the finding of suitable grasses and forage
plants for hay and pasture on arable land.
This is a natural and an ideal grass
country. The problem of the ranges Is a
large one, and It will take several years
to solve It Wo have Just taken up this
phase of the grass problem. In connec
tion with the Department of Agriculture
at Washington we have Just completed
arrangements for a three years investiga
tion on the ranges of Eastern Washing
ton. "When we have found which grasses
are most promising, and the best way of
getting them started, we expect to extend
the work to other parts of the state, and
give our work the widest publicity, in
order that others may take up the work
when It has passed the experimental
stage. It is our business to find out how
the work may be done; it is your busi
ness to do the work in your respective
localities. At present the only sugges
tions that we can make are these: That
where the ranges are depleted, reduce
the animals on them. Run your sheep In
the smallest bands possible to avoid too
much tramping. If the only way to re
grass the lands is to reduce tho stock on
Uhem, we want to know it. Ope thing we
nope to do that will be of value Is to
ascertain how many head of stock may
be kept safely on a given ar.ea in different
sections of the ranges.
The Best Foragre Plants.
"When it comes to forage plants for
tho wheatgrowlng sections, I have some
thing more than plans to offer you. I
have no hesitation in saying that grasses
may be made a part of the regular rota
tion of crops with profit to the land and
Jits owner. In this connection I wish to
tan aiicnuuii vi one ming wnicn investi
gators may have overlooked, and that Is
that the seeding habits of a grass are of
more importance than any other charac
teristic In determining whether it will be
adapted to agricultural purposes. For a
century past timothy has been almost
the only Important hay grass of the Mid
dle and Eastern States Xow, timothy la
one or the least nutritious of grasses; It
will not stand pasturing; it is good for
only three or four years at most; It is not
much relished by any kind of stock except
horses. Yet It is the king of the hay
grasses in the East, for no good reason
except that it produces a great abundance
of seeds that are easily saved; and, being
very small, a small quantity will seed a
"I could name a half-dozen other grasses
that would bo better In every -way If
they had the seeding habits of timothy.
J So far as I know, no other grass can be
compared with timothy In this respect.
Yet this old stand-by Is not adapted to
the wheat lands of the Inland Empire,
except in a small strip near the moun
tains, where the rainfall exceeds 20 inches.
But even there, if orchard grass, Italian
rye grass, reed canary grass or meadow
fescue had the seed habits of timothy, I
would recommend them first.
"For those sections where the rainfall
Is 30 inches or more, and for wet lands
where it Is less, I would recommend tim
othy and red clover for grass to be sown
for hay In rotation. Where it is too dry
for timothy, orchard grass and tall fescue
are the best substitutes. Italian rye grass
Is good all over for a two-year grass,
but It Is Inclined to lodge badly. I do not
believe, however, that the range sheep
will furnish all the wool and mutton -required
In the Pacific Northwest In the
future. There will be room for sheep on
everj" farm. When the time comes that
the present wheat areas are devoted to
growing feed for livestock, and that time
is not far distant, I believe the system of
farming will not differ much from the fol
lowing: Wheat, followed by pease and
oats for hay; then two or three years
of timothy and clover, followed by pota
toes, and corn for ensilage, with Fall
sown wheat again."
A paper on Lincoln sheep was Tead by
Eugene Patrick, of Shoshone, Idaho.
Tho meetings are well attended, and the
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CONSPICUOUS CHARACTERS AT THE PENDLETON WOOLGROWERS' CONVENTION.
. . :
citizens of Pendleton are doing everything
possible for the comfort of their guests
E. W. W.
ROGUE RIVER CHORAL UNION.
Fourth Annnnl Session Besrun One
Hundred SlnRers in Attendance.
GRANT'S PASS, Or., March 5. The
Rogue River Valley Choral Union met in
Grant's Pass today for Its fourth annual
convention, lasting four days, from March
5 to 8. The best singers from Roseburg,
Medford, Jacksonville and Ashland have
swelled the chorus to 100 voices. Three
rehearsals are being held dally. Concerts
will be given Thursday and Friday even
ings, with a matinee Friday. The soloists
are all on hand and Include W. Gifford
Nash, of Eugene, who directs the chorus;
Mrs. R. C. Brooks, of Oakland, Cal.;
SIgnor D. Boffa and wife, of Medford;
Father Dominic and A. W. Baldwin, of
Mount Angel College.
Great interest Is being taken by the gen
eral public, and the financial and musi
cal success of the convention Is assured.
The weather is all that could be wished.
Agricultural College Slaltlnsr Ready
for Intercollegiate Meet.
CORVALLIS, Or.. March 5.-Oregon Ag
ricultural College Is making great prep
arations for the Intercollegiate oratorical
contest, which will take place at the
Armory Friday evening. Student commit
tees and members of the faculty will be
with the Oregon Agricultural College
military band at all trains to meet tha
delegates and friends.
The following colleges have reserved
blocks in the Armory which will be dec
orated In their respective colors: McMlnn
vllle, 40 seas; Albany, 70 seats; University
of Oregon. CS seats; Pacific University.
50 seats; Willamette University, 42 seats;
Pacific College. 40 seats; Oregon State
Normar School, 40 seats.
The Armory, which will be seated to ac
commodate 100 people, will be decorated
under the direction of the floral depart
ment of the Agricultural College. As the
entire day will be necessary for this work,
the indoor games have been postponed till
the following day, when they will occur
in time to let the visitors leave on the
regular trains. Instead of the Friday af
ternoon games, the cadets will give an
exhibition of light artillery and infantry
practice in sham, battle specially arranged
for the occasion.
After the contest the delegates will be
banqueted at Cauthorn Hall, where rep
resentatives of the various colleges will
respond to toasts relative to the greater
unity of college work In Oregon.
?15,000 SCHOOLHOUSE VOTED.
Balcer City Will Build a Third Brlclc
BAKER CITY, March 5. Baker City
taxpayers have voted to construct a third
large brick schoolhouse. Only last year
a $15,000 brick was completed on tho east
side of Powder River. A fine two-story
brick on the west side Is used for high
school and grammar grade. Besides these
two small buildings that had been put
on the retired list have been called into
service this Winter, and complaint is
made of lack of room. The directors
called a meeting of the taxpayers to bal
lot on Issuing $15,000 additional bonds for
another brick building, and were author
ized by almost unanimous vote to go
ahead. Work will be commenced In due
time, that the building may be ready for
use the coming term. It will be located
in the southern end of the city.
An election of School Directors will be
held (March 11. One vacancy Is caused
by expiration of a term, and two new
Directors are to be chosen, In conformity
with the law recently enacted. No par
tisan Issues are Involved In the contest,
and little- Interest is being taken.
Forest Grove Lighting Contract.
FOREST GROVE. Or., March 5. At a
meeting of the City Council today a 10
years contract was awarded to E. W.
Haines for furnishing an electric light and
water system at 51320 per year. Illumina
tion will be by means of Incandescent
lights which will burn all night, instead
of till 12 o clock, as at present, and also
by arc lights to burn until midnight
MITCHELL GIVEN A SEAT
OREGON'S XEW SENATOR IS BACK
OS REPUBLICAN SIDE.
Simon Is Moved Up to the Front Itovr
Allotments Hold Good for
WASHINGTON, March 5. In the allot
ment of seats in the Senate today, to hold
good for the next two years, Senator
Mitchell fared as well as could be expect
ed, securing the seat which was allotted
I to Senator Quay when he entered the Sen
ate a short time ago. This seat is In tho
back row, about the center of the Repub
lican side of the chamber, and Is much to
be preferred to a seat in what is known
as the "Cherokee strip," on the Demo
cratic side, where most new Senators are
compelled to sit when first entering the
Senator Simon, as previously stated,
moved down into Senator Carter's seat In
the front row to the left of the Vlce-
President. Senator Dubois, of Idaho,
takes the seat vacated ,by Senator Ken
ny In the third middle, row of the Demo
cratic side. , , "
Representative. Tongue, with his two
daughters, left 'this morning for home.
They expect to make a through trip.
It Is generally understood that F. H.
Richards, of Whatcom, Wash., Is now
fully commissioned as Marshal of the Sec
ond District of Alaska His nomination
was confirmed some weeks ago, but was
suspended on motion of Senator Stewart,
on the ground that the oflico was super
fluous. The general understanding pre
vails that with the close of" the session
Stewart's action loses force, and the con
firmation holds good. It not having been
revoked by the Senate. Mr. Richards will
leave Washington for his new post the
last of this week.
It Is generally believed that C. W. Ide,
of Tacoma, now In Washington, is here
to urge his appointment as Collector of
Customs for the Puget Sound district, to
succeed Colonel Hustle, whose term Is
about to expire. Mr. Ide has the backing
of some of the members of the Washing
Senator Foster has had assurances that
within a short time a Presidential proc
lamation will be Issued excluding from
the Washington forest reserve all the agri
cultural lands in Methew Valley. Early
action Is probable in this instance because
of the abundance of information now on
file regarding the character of the lands
RURAL MAIL WILL SOON COME,
Salem Service Delayed by Protests
of Discontinued Officers.
SALEM. Or.. March 5. Salem's freo
rural mail delivery system seems slow In
starting active operations. It was at
first understood that the system would be
installed by the middle of January, but
time has sped along until now it seems
that the farmers of the region surround
ing Salem will not have the benefit of free
delivery before April 1, or later. It Js un
derstood that the delay has been occa
sioned by protests against the abolish
ment of some of the country postofflces,
whose patrons will be supplied by the
rural carriers. Assurance' is given, how
ever, that this Is a delay only, and that
the carriers will eventuality be started
on their various routes. As the busy
season Is now on, when farmers cannot
well spare the time of themselves or
horses to make trips to town, the rural
servfeo will be highly appreciated.
City Coancll Meeting.
The Salem City Council tonight directed
the City Recorder to repay to owners of
nlckel-ln-the-slot machines all license fees
paid by them for a period extending over
the time when the new law went Into ef
fect The amount of rebate Is about 370.
The Council ordered the Chief of Police
and Street Commissioner to conduct a
vigorous campaign against all liverymen,
restaurant-keepers and others who permit
filth to collect in alleys.
F. R. Anton, who was last Summer
granted a franchise to install an electric
light plant by April 1, asked an exten
sion of time until August 1. Anson has
given a $5000 bond, conditioned upon his
having his plant In operation by April
L and the Council seems disposed not to
extend the time unless a new bond is
given. The matter was referred for legal
The Yew Park hose company was
granted leave to move No. 3 engine-house
from North Salem to" Yew Park.
Committed to Jail.
A. T. Zumwalt, the Turner blacksmith
who was recently held under $500 ball to
answer to the charge of Incest with his
16-year-old daughter, was tonight com
mitted to the County Jail because the
bond he offered was not satisfactory to
the Justice of the Peace.
Stolen Horse Recovered.
Sheriff Frank W. Durbln. this afternoon
received a telephone message from Mc
Mlnnvllle, stating that H. F. Jory had
recovered the horse that was stolen from
him in this city last week. Recorder
I N. J. Judah today continued the prellmi-
nary examination of Wright,' the alleged
horsethlcf. until 2 o'clock tomorrow after
noon. Youthful Thieves Fined.
Paul and Elmer Miller, two North Sa
lem lads, aged 15 and 14 years respectively,
pleaded guilty to petty larceny before
Justice O'Donald today, and each paid a
fine of $5. The boys were accused by
John Jordan of stealing some harness
and a quantity of horse feed from an
NEW FACTORY STARTS UP.
Needy Sawmill Will Make Railroad
Tics Iti Main Ontpnt.
OREGON CITY, March 5. Bagby Bros,
started up their sawmill at Rock Creek,
near Needy, yesterday. It Is a new plant,
with a capacity of 15,000 feet dally. Rail
road ties will be the principal output of
T-llc of a Creamery.
Currlnsvllle farmers arc agitating the
establishment of a creamery. A meeting
was held last week, and the situation Is
being thoroughly canvassed.
Militia Ofilccrs Elected.
G. W. Martin was, last night, elected
Captain of Company B, Third Regiment,
Oregon National Guard, to succeed Cap-
tain Fred Metzner, who recently resigned.
Martin was Second Lieutenant In Com
pany I, Oregon Volunteers, which an
swered the first call to the Philippines.
Second Lieutenant Fred Humphreys was
re-elected Treasurer of the company.- The
Flrst Lieutenant of the company 13 Leigh
Delegates to State Grange.
A convention of Clackamas County
granges was held here today for the pur
pose of electing delegates to the state
grange, which meets at Albany, May 28.
About 50 representatives were present.
The following were elected: John Storm
er, of Sprlngwater; T. R. A. Sellwood. of
Mtlwaukle; J. W. Thomas, of Mllwaukle.
Alternates, James Shlbley. of Sprlngwa
ter; Mrs. M. J. Roberts, of Mllwaukle, and
G. R. Miller, of Highland.
At Oregon City.
OREGON CITY, Or., March 5. The an
nual school meeetlng was held last night.
The Clerk's financial report showed that
the receipts from all sources for the year
Just closed were $14,357 56. Teachers' scal
arles amounted to $6497 40, and the total
disbursements, $14,3S7 56, leaving a balance
In the treasury of 71 cents. The liabilities
of the district are $14,270. and consist of
$0000 6 per cent bonds, due July 1, 1913;
$6000 due December 1, 1916, and $2270 In
notes. The total number of children
enumerated In the district was 1190, nine
less than last year.
Objection was made by some of the tax
payers to the 7-mIH tax levied this year.
Instead of 6, as hertofore. The board ex
plained that It was made with the un
derstanding that the total assessment of
the county was $500,000 less than last year,
but It was shown at the meeting held
last night that the reduction was only
about $S0,000. The surplus will be used
In paying oft the floating Indebtedness.
The school district will hold Its annual
election next Monday.
Suburban districts held elections last
night as follows: Canemah Director, O.
C. Rose; Clerk. Samuel Stevens. West
Oregon City Director, C. A. McMillan;
clerk, T. J. Gary. Park Place Director,
J. T. Apperson; Clerk, George T. Howard.
Willamette Falls Director, C. A. Miller;
Clerk, O. F. Olson. Clackamas Station
Director, E. C. Chapman; Clerk, E. P.
b giving thousands of women health, beauty and freedom from the dragging pains which have made
their lives so miserable. Wan faces, haggard eyes and emaciated forms are the results of suffering.
What suffering can compare with the torture of irregular menstruation, Ieucorrhoea and falling of the
womb 1 Beauty flics quickly before the ravages of such disease. The sharp pains of falling of the
womb deepen the crow tracks in the face. Menstrual irregularities rob the eye of its fire and the com
plexion of its transparency. Leucorrhoea drains the body of its strength, but Wine of Cardui restores
the natural beauty, brightens the eye, dears the complexion, rounds out the figure and brings back
tht vigor of health. Every druggist in this city handles $1.00 bottles of Wine of Cardui.
For advice and llteratare, address, siring symptoms, "The Ladies' Advisory
Department," Tho Chattanooga iidlcino Company, Chattanooga, Tonn.
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A WELL- DIGGER BURIED UNDER
TWENTY FEET OF EARTH.
The Sides of the Well Cnved In Man
Is Severely Injured, hnt It Is
Thoucht Will Recover.
ASTORIA, Or., March a. Albert Rider,
of Warrenton, who was engaged In dig
ging a well at the Fort Stevens Bar
racks, was burled under 20 feet of earth
this afternoon by the caving of the sides
of the well. Fortunately the casing of
the well prevented him from being
crushed, and he was rescued after being
entombed almost six hours. The man Is
severely Injured, and at a late hour to
night was still unconscious, but it Is
thought he will recover.
TROUBLE AT SCHOOL MEETING.
Fend Oer Teacher Caused Adjourn
ment Before "Worlc AVni Done.
HILLSBORO. Or., March 5. The Reed
vllle school district trouble seems to be
Increasing, rather than diminishing. This
Is the district where the teacher, U. S.
McHargue, was some months ago brought
before Referee C. E. Runyon on a charge
of immoral and unprofessional conduct.
The State Board of Education revoked
McHargue'c certificate, but his papers
had expired at the time of revocation
McHargue still remains at the seat of
war. and neighbor Is arrayed against
neighbor as the result, the feud oxtend-
even Into Individual families. At the
annual school meeting yesterday there
was a great deal of trouble, and adjourn
ment was voted before the business of
the day was transacted. A director, James
Rasmussen. was elected, but It is stated
that a new call has been issued by the
board for another meeting. No clerk was
elected. A deputy sheriff was present yes
terday to see that no violence was done.
Engineer Injured In Collision.
ROSEBURG. Or., March 5. Early this
morning a southbound extra freight train
in charge of Conductor William Branden-
borg had stopped for some cause this
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side of Riddle, when another extra freight,
which was following, crashed Into It. The
latter was in charge of Conductor James
Tynan and Engineer Rockwell Willis. The
caboose of the first train was badly
smashed, and telescoped on top of tho en
gine. No one was In the caboose at the
time, but Engineer Willis was consider
ably hurt Dr. Downing, of Riddle, was
called, and he took the Injured man to
Portland on today's local. The track was
soon cleared. Mr. Willis is suffering from.
a badly sprained back, and may be in
Anted to Become Candidates.
OREGON CITY, Or., March 5. Petitions
are being circulated asking Dr. W. E.
Carll and C. O. T. Williams to become
candidates for school director and clerk,
respectively, at the election to be held
Monday. It is understood that E. E.
Charman and T. L. Charman, retiring in
cumbents of the offices of director and
clerk, are candidates for re-election.
INDEPENDENCE, Or., March 5. D. A.
Hodge was last night elected school di
rector for three years. J. D. Irvine was
again chosen as clerk for one year. The
school census just completed by the clerk
shows 427 children between the ages of
4 and 20 years, an increase of 16 over
AMITY, Or., March 5. E. W. Rea was
elected Director for three years, and T. J.
Jelllson, clerk for one year, at the annual
school meeting yesterday.
DALLAS, March 5. D. P. Stuffer was
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i elected Director, and H. G. Campbell re-
elected Clerk at the school meeting yes-
terday. The report of the clerk showed
496 children of school age In the district:
money received from all sources during
the past year. $11,411 50; paid out, ?10,391 15;
balance, $S20 25.
TILLAMOOK. Or.. March 3. H. H. Al
derman was yesterday chosen School Di
rector, and Thomas Coates was re-elected
At Nevr Astoria.
ASTORIA. Or.. March 5. Charles John
son was elected Director, and George May
Cl-irk, at the annual school meeting held
at Astoria last evening.
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FOREST GROVE, Or.. March o.Mrs.
David, Kuder. who arrived at North Yam.
hill In 1S47, died at her home near Green
ville today, aged 70 years. Deceased was
married to David Kuder in 1S59. who, with
five children, survive her. Lewis M.
Kuder, of Southern Oregon, and, Mrs.
Ellen Ann Wood, of Greenville. Mrs.
Kuder had resided at Greenville for nearly
To Be Bnrled With Military Honors.
OLYMPIA, March 5. The remains of
Corporal George Price have arrived at
( San Francisco from Manila, and will be
brought to Olympla for Interment. The
funeral wall take place the latter part of
the week, with military honors. Corporal
Price went with his company to Manila,
last Summer. Worrl rpnVm? ntvmnio
about e month of w d fc
emery, tie was the eldest son of ex-Secretary
of State James H. Price, and a
nephew of Senator Mitchell, of Oregon.
Companies of the National Guard will be
brought from Seattle and Tacoma to have
charge of the funeral.
Thomns W. Gould, Mine Promoter.
DENVER, Colo., March 5. A cablegram
received by the Gold & Sliver Extraction
Company, of this city, today announced
the sudden death In Liverpool, Eng.. yes-
, terday, of Thomas W. Gould, ex-manager
! of the company. He was about 50 years
! - onn lTn ti.., u -r re
o age. He was the son of a MaJor-Gen-
eral of the British Army, and was edu
cated at the celebrated artillery school in
"Woolwich. Four years ago he went to
London and formed a connection with a
syndicate for the promotion of American
mining companies, which bought several
properties in Oregon and Idaho upon hl3
Si-neon. Wcnhnn Dead.
SAN FRANCISCO. March 5.-Slmeon
Wenban, president of the Tenabo Mill &
Mining Company, died last evening In
this city. He was 76 years of age, and
came to California by way of Cape Horn
In 1S54. In 1S63 he settled In Nevada, but
finally returned to California. He left
a widow and two daughters, Mrs. William
T. Shaw, and Mrs. W. O. Mills.
SALEM, Or., March 5. Wlllllam Brown
ing, aged 46 years, died at the Insane
Asylum yesterday. Deceased was recently
committed from Sheridan, Yamhill Coun
ty, to which place his remains were
shipped this morning for burial.
N. BabI, of Falrvlevr.
TILLAMOOK, Or.. March 5. N.'sabl,
who had resided In Tillamook County for
about 20 ypars, died at his home at Fair
Peter Benolt, the Composer.
BRUSSELS, March 5. Peter Benolt, the
f distinguished composer. Is dead.
Roclc to Be Put on Streets.
ROSEBURG, March 5. Crushed .rock
is to' be placed on the principal streets of
this place. The work will commence at
it is old
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