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NO USE FOR INDIANS
WilLOWA " COUXTT WOULD BE
KB.E32 FR.03I THEIR VISITS. I
Citizens Again Petition Gorcrnment
for Protection Governor Geer "
Take Up TJxelr JCane,
-8AX.T2M. -Or- April $0. Six petitions
were received by Governor Geer today, I
signed by a majority of the citizens of
.."Wallowa County, asking that Indians
from" ihe Lapwal, Umatilla and Colvllle
reservations be prohibited- from enter
ing "Wallowa County. -These petitions
have, the same object as a- petition re
ceived some time ago, but they state more
reasons in support of their requests.
Three -of the petitions are addressed to
Secretary of the Interior Hitchcock, and
the other three are addressed to the Gov
ernor, asking him to use his influence
with the Government officials.
It is alleged by the petitioners that the
Indians from these reservations come into
"vjreSlowa County in Jarge numbers, early
acb Spring, and remain until late in the
Tbllf 3hat they bring large bands of horses
infected with Texas mange, and ther In
fectious diseases; that they cut down
fences, spread the Infectious diseases and
Injure the stock business in Wallowa
County; that they erect dams across the
jstnsams, so as to prevent food fishes from
passing up; that by killing game during
She nesting season they have nearly ex-
jtermioaied the game from Wallowa Coun
ty, that because the country is sparsely
settled the people cannot watch the In- J
dlans.to, secure eidence .sufficient to -conr i
"vlpfc iham, and -that the Indians, by their
dcinklag and lighting, terrorize the, citl
jsens to such an extent that they feel un
safe to leave their families alone while
eway attending to their usual, duties.
Governor geer wJH forward the pe
tltlpns pf the Department of the Interior
with the request that the department give
4hp matter early and careful attention, 1
npo. tha( the .petitions be granted.
A: -GltAND JVbSU FOR CHAMPOEG.
All Salem Preparing to Witness Un
Tcilixifj of Slomimcnt.'
SALEM, April 30. A letter received by
Governor Geer today from George H.
Hlmes, secretary" of the Oregon Histori
cal Society, announces that extensive pre
parations are being made at Champoeg
' for "the unveiling of the monument there
on Thursday. The letter says In part:
"The dry bones of Champoeg are be
coming instinct with life, as becomes the
Dceasidn. and a flag-polewlll be erected
end a platform and scats will be arranged
so that the. visitors may be fairly com
fortable. The "Bonlta, Captain Hosford,
shas arranged for a special excursion from
McMlnnvllle and DaFayette, and return
the ame -day'
Two boats will leave alem for Cham
Sjoeg Thursday morning, and, most of
those solne from Salem -will go by -boat.
3t3i.e O. R & JZ. Company will .have a boat
leaving down river at fc o'clock A. M. op
the regular trip, at regular fares, and the
Oregon 'City Transportation Company's
bbat will leave at S o'clock A. M. It
"Will charge excursion rates. Returning,
ihe O. R. & X. boat will "leave Cham
poeg in the course of Its regular trip, and
the O. C. T. Company's boat will leave
at 3 P. M.
The present prospect is that a large
crowd of residents of this city will attend)
the ceremonies Thursday. Many will go
on bicycles, both ways, while others will
go by rail to Aurora or Hubbard, and
thence to Champoeg by wheel. The Al
bany local leaves here at 7:54 A. M., ar
riving at Aurora an hour later, thus giv
ing plenty of time for a wheel ride to
Champoeg. Returning, a, bicyclist can
leave Champoeg at 5 P. M. and reach
Aurora In 'time to catch "the Albany local
on the return trip.
Great Interest Is manifested here In the
event, and should the weather "be good
tomorrftw and Thursday, there "will be
general exodus of people to the norh
end of the county. The opportunity to
participate in the commemoration of "an
event of so great direct Importance In the
Salstory of Oregon, will not be presented
again In a lifetime, and all the old-timers
and their descendents are anxious to be
present. The. roads are In good condition
and should there be no rain, distance
will present no. obstacle to those who
cither xbftve pr ride a,, "wheel. The road
from here to Champoeg and return rep
resents "a day's journey." according to
modern methods of travel,, and this in
cludes a three hour's stop at midday.
"WILL COVER SIXTEEN 3IOXTHS.
Tiext Fiscal School Year Dates From
June Instead of March.
SALEM, April 30 The next fiscal year
In public school affairs will be 16 months
long. This Is a break in the usual course
of school events, and one that will oc
casion many misunderstandings and some
minor difficulties. The last Legislature
changed the end of the first fiscal year
from the first Monday in March to
the-. v third Monday In June, and the
change will take effect next. year. This
year the school election took place in
March, and all the school statistics were
computed to that time. School statistics,
showing population, receipts, expendi
ture, etc. IH riot be computed again
until the third Monday In June. 1902. They
wllj therefore cover the period beginning
5n March, 1ML and -ending In June, 1902.
The statistics for next year will conse
quently form no basis for comparison
with former years.
in city districts, tho change "will prob
ably occasion no trouble, but In the coun
try communities It will probably be differ
ent. District clerks will be sending In
their reports In March, or will send them
in -June with statistics for the year end
Jmj livMarch, or avlll cover .a, period be
ginning In June. But the change is one
that meets a general demand that the
fiscal j ear should correspond with the
school sear. The great majority of the
schools close by the third Monday in June, 4
and tnrder the new law the annual re-J
ports will co". er one complete school year,
rather than' parts of two school years, n
5TMFTER HAS A PROPOSITION.
WlIT" Try to "Gcr Larfce Savrmill
If It Re. Moved From Baker.
BAKER CITY. Or., April 30. Mayor
Robblns, of Sumpter, telegraphed the
Oregon Lumber Company today offering
to furnish the company a free site for
their mills and lumber yards together
with a written guarantee to exempt the
property from all city taxation for a term
of years, on condition that It move to
Sumptwv This offer on the part of the
cl$iens -of Sumpter, grows out of the
xeeent bond election and the inclination
-Of; tho lumber company la. moveTrom this
stty to, escape heavy taxation for munici
pal purrfpses' J" reason of South. Baker's
ahnexatlbh to Baker City. "The president
ofbg lumbercompany.will mee,t "repre
sentative citizens of Sumpter'here Tliurs-day"..-
BANQUE1-r,3CO RAILROAD MAN.
Rosclmrc: Trainmen Honor Ofllclal
of United Brotherhood:
, ROSEBURG. April 30. A banquet was
given to leorge Estes, of the United
Brotherhood of Railway Employes, at the
McClallen House this evening, by the
ralSroad men of this city, on the occa-j
slonof his first official visit .to RoseburgJ
since his removal to San Francisco. The
banquet wa"4 intended tp show the high
esteem in which Mr. Estes Is. held by the
rarlTroad men over whose order he Dre-
sld.es-. Phttes -were laid for SC Conductor!
James Haasoorough presidea-astoasunas-.-
teL, 3S.st&r Spoke 2up"5n drganlzear
labor arom. a. rauroau mans point ox
view ttnd was followed "by Judge J. C
Fullerton; Judge J; W. Hamilton, -Senator
A. C Marsters. Representative Dexter
Rice, JDe. fieorge F. JHqucJ-: and Editor j
TVJmberljr, of the Review; All the speak
ers: complimented the guest of honor, the
order he so ably represents, and the
railway interests of the Country n gen
eral. The banquet was a complete and
pleasing success in every particular, and
was enjoyed by a large number of in
vited guests. Mr, Estes presided' at an
enthusiastic meeting at railroad men in
Odd Fellows Hall, in the afternoon. After
the banquet tonight he went to Portland
in the Interests of the new order.
BEST CATCHES OBV SEASON.
Good Bnn of Salmon Entered
" Inmbia Yeaterdayi
ASTORIA; Or.. April 30. Reports from
tne mouth' of the river this afternoon were
td the effect that a good run of salmon
had, entered, and that the catches there
' today were 'the best of the jseason.
first Permit for House on Sands.
George ICaboth has received a permit
fromithe Secretary of War to erect a fish
house on his seining grounds. This is
the first permit of the kind ever given
for the construction of a building on any
of tho sands in the Columbia River. It
was on account of the failure to obtain
these permits that several structures- were
ordered removed last Summer.
STen Packinf? Company.
Articles of incorporation of the Umpqua
Packing Company were filed in the County
Clerk's office today by Edward B. Part
ridge, Warren P. Reed and Samuel El
more. The capital stock of the company
is 524,000, and Itfi object Is to can salmon
and other fish.
Ijarge Hatchery for Salmon River.
Master Fish Warden Tan Dusen re
turned last evening from an Inspection trip
to the Salmon River hatchery. Ha states
that in the near future a large hatchery
will be erected a short distance from the
present one. It will have a capacity of
JXOOO.OOO steelheads and 2,000,000 chlnooks
per year. Mr. Van Dusen will remain at
Astoria during the present week, and will
then start onanother trip In search of
TURNED OVER TO SHERIFF.
Man Who Attempted Suicide Will
Probably Be Sent to Asylum.
ASTORIA, Or.. April 30. Emll Johansen,
the man who attempted to commit suicide
at North shore come time ago, and has
since been in the custody of the Sheriff
of this county, was taken to Ilwaco this
morning. He was turned over to, the
Sheriff of Pacific County, Washington,
and will probably be sent to the asylum
of that state.
Verdict of Suicide.
An inquest was held today by Coroner
Pohl on the body of J. M. Center, who was
found on the Parker House wharf yester
day morning with his brains blown
out. The Jury, after examining all the
facts obtainable, returned a verdict of
Explained Torpedo System.
Major "Lancfltt was at Fort Stevens to
day, explaining the arrangement of the
torpedo system around the mouth of tho
river to Captain Haines, who recently
took command of tho forces at Fort
Bids on Fort Stevens Worlc.
Captain Downs opened bids today for
the construction of a stable for the En
gineers' Department at Fort Stevens. The
bids were as follows: Ferguson & Hous
ton, $476; John H. Uric. $379 50; J. W. Sur
prenant, $495 ;-C. G. Palmberg, $697. Cap
tain Downs has submitted the bids to the
department in Washington, with the
recommendation that the one by John
Uric be accepted.
Student Died at Cheniavra Indian
School Quarantine in Force.
SALEM, Orr, April 30. Henry Wiggins,
a 17-year-old pupil at the Chemawa In
dian School, died last night as the result
of vaccination some 10 days ago. All the
pupils and employes at the school, some
&oc in numoer, were vaccinaxeo, ana sev
eral of those operated upon were taken
ill. Wiggins was the only one with whom
the disease proved fatal, and the others
are reported Improving. The school hos
pital is quarantined to prevent the spread
of the disease among the pupils, and the
school grounds are quarantined to guard
against a spread of the disease to the
GOLD HILL, April 30. Foll6wlng is the
programme for the local teachers' Insti
tute, to be held here May 4:
Address of welcome Hon. J. J. Houck
"Pictures and Their "Use" ?.....
Miss Ella, Griffith
"Physiology" A. O. Freel
"Method Indispensable to a Teacher'e
Success" Prof. W. T. Van Scoy
General discussion "Personal Experi
ence in Conquering an Unruly Pu-
"History" J. Percy Wells
"Reading" Donna Bell
"Mental Arithmetic" Supt. Savage
"The Study of the Activities of Child
hood" T. A. Hays
"The New School Law" t.
....County Superintendent P. H. Dally
The call for the meeting Is signed by
County Superintendent Daily. Teachers
of all sections of the county are cordial
ly invited to attend and take part In the
j Gxeat Activity in Building.
ASHLAND, April 30. Building opera
tions for the year 1S01 In Ashland prom
ise to be even more extensive than dur
ing the past two years, which were ex
ceedingly active ones. The season is now
fairly under way. A number of new cot
tages have been completed thus early In
the year, and a dozen or more are under
course of construction. The large num
ber cf new dwellings has kept pace with
the steady Increase of population, how
ever, and the demand for dwellings to
rent is still urgent.
Transferred to Northwest.
NEW YORK, April 30. The transfer of
John D. King, chief of the postoffice In
spectors at New York, to the division
with headquarters at Spokane, Wash.,
was announced today. Mr. King is suc
ceeded here by Theodore W. Swift, for
merly In charge at Spokane, who will as
sume charge pf affairs here. Mr. King
will leave tomorrow for Spokane. His
district comprises Washington, Montana,
Oregon, Idaho and Alaska.
Accident to Ex-Governor Moody.
SALEM, Or., April SO. While ex-Governor
Mooday.was driving In a carriage
tonight, and leading a -colt behind, the
colt was scared by a bicyclist and over
turned the carriage. Mr. Moody was
thrown heavily to the ground and sus
tained a severe cut over the right eye,
fr$m, which the blood, flowed profusely.
R. r!? Wlllaxd caught the horse in time
to prevent the serious consequences of
Old Landmark Burned.
EUGENE, Or., April 23. The farmhouse
of -Thomas Seavy, on the McKensIe River,
burned' Saturday evening, with a portion
of the. contents. The house was one of
tne old landmarks of Lane County. Its
original cost was $3500. It wasxinsured for
Remittance on State Taxes.
SATLEM, Or., April 30. State Treasurer
Moore, today received a remittance from
Wasco County, settling that county's
state tax for 1900 In full. Wasco's general
tax was $17,540 03, ahd her bounty tax
Received at. "the Asylum.
'SALEM, Dr., April SO. Hans Johnson,
aged 34 years, was brought to the asylum j
uluay uuiu uu;r uuuij.
TRIED TO KILL HERSELF
TVHO WAS DELIRIOUS
Cut Her Throat Three Times Witk
a Razor and Then Jammed
Into a Well.'
COLFAX, Wash., April CO.-While delir
ious from, measles, Mrs. Roth, wife of a
farmer near Wilcox, 10 miles southwest of
Colfax, cut her throat with a razor last
evening, and then jumped into a well 14
feet (Jeep, containing about four feet of
water. She was rescued, and will live.
Unless the bath proves fatal." Mrs. Roth
is 36 years olde andthe mother of five
young children, with whom she was alone
at the time. They summoned help, and
the woman was rescued in an almost dyJ
ing condition. Three strokes across the
front of her throat had been made, pro
ducing a three-Inch gash. An eighth of
an Inch deeper would haye passed through
the cartilage of the neck and proven
fatal. Mrs. Roth once before attempted
suicide, In Indiana.
RECRUITS FOR ARMY.
Constantly Arriving nt Vancouver
for Service In 28th Infantry.
VANCOUVER RARRACKS, April SO.
There are seventy, recruits in the Twenty
eighth who are being Instructed as fast
as possible, as men are needed in the
Philippines to relieve the volunteers and
some of the regulars who ha.ve been
there since the troops were first sent over.
New recruits from Missouri. Iowa arid
Arkansas are constantly arriving. Two
detachments, one consisting of IS and the
other of 20 men. came this week. Cap
tain W. K. Janer, who has lately been
assigned to the Twenty-eighth as quar
termaster and commissary officer, Is busy
receipting to Captain G. S. Young for all
the stores In the post, as Captain Young
as been ordered to 'Manila and expects
to leave in a -day or so.
Colonel W. V. Richards, adjutant gener
al of this department, has been designat
ed as special inspector and ordered to Se
attle to Inspect Government property, for
which Major George Ruhlen, the quarter
master there, is accountable.
A general court-martial has been or
dered to meet here May 2. The officers
detailed for the court are ColonBl Mott
Hooten, Major Charles A. Booth, Captain
James A. Goodin, Captain William Kl
Janer, Lieutenant C. E. Babcock and
Lieutenant Thomas A. Pierce, who has
been detailed as Judge Advocate.
August Lovls, hospital corps, now at
Vancouver Barracks, has been transferred
to Fort Walla walla for duty.
Major Edward H. Plummer, who waa
formerly colonel of the Thirty-fifth In
fantry stationed here, has been assigned
to the Twenty-eighth to help "muster In
the regiment. Major Plummer is at the
Presidio and it is not definitely known
when he will join his new reglriiont.
Acting Assistant Surgeon J. Reagles ha8
been ordered -from Fort Stevens to Port
land on public business connected with
the furnishing of the hospital at that
The commanding- officer at Fort Walla
Walla has sent Philip Greenwald, Troop
E, Third Cavalry, who is insane, to
Washington under the charge of a non
commissioned officer and one private.
Captain Edward F. Glenn, of the Twenty-fifth
Infantry, by the retirement of
Captain William. B. Reynolds, will be pro
moted to the rank of Major and will be
assigned to the Fourteenth Infantry, if
promoted by lineal rank. Major Glenn
for the past year has been stationed at
Hollo as Judge Advocate on General
NATIONAL GUARD OFFICERS.
Appointments Made by Adjutant
General of Washington.
OLYMPIA, April '30. The following gen
eral order has been issued by Adjutant-
"The following-named officers of the
National Guard of Washington are here
by appointed and commissioned:
"Majors Captain Ortis Hamilton, First
Infantry Regiment, commanding Third
Battalion, with rank from Aprl 11, 1901,
vice Drain, promoted.
"Captain Lieutenant Chares E. Bwart,
Company L, First Infantry Regiment,
with rank from Aprl H, 1901, vice Hamil
ton, promoted; Lieutenant J. C. Bush,
Company F, First Infantry Regiment,
with rank from April 20, 1901, vice John
"First Lieutenants Second Lieutenant
Frank L. Huston, Company Q, First In
fantry Regiment, -with rank from April
22, 1901, vice Kles, resigned; Second Lieu
tenant Sanford W. Loomls, Company F,
First Infantry Regiment, with rank from
April 27, 1901, vice Bush, promoted.
"Second Lieutenants Sergeant Charles
M. Stone, Company K, First Infantry
Regiment, with rank from April 8, 1901,
vice Harboard, resigned; Sergeant A. H.
Selde, Company A, Unattached Infantry,
with rank from April 10. 1901, vice Dallam,
resigned; Sergeant F. T. Baker, Company
L, First Infantry Regiment, with rank
from April 11, 1901, vice Ewart, promot
ed: Sergeant Lester L. Harman, Com
pany I, First Infantry Regiment, with
rank from April 15, 1901, vice Bentley,
resigned; Sergeant John C. Shepard, Com
pary C, First Infantry Regiment, with
rank from April 22, 1901, vice Huston,
promoted; Sergeant William J. Under
wood, Company F, First Infantry Regi
ment, with rank from April 27, 1901, vice
Will Try to Have Seattle Chosen.
State Labor Commissioner Blackman
has decided to attend the National con
vention of Labor-Commissioners, soon to
be held at St. Louis. Mr. Blackman, as
sisted by Governor Rogers and Mayor
Humes, of Seattle, will endeavor to secure
the Labor Commissioners' convention of
1902 for Seattle.
Sma-lpox In a Light Form.
Like a good many other Northwestern
sections, Thurston County Is having a
mild epidemic of the disease sometimes
'called, smallpox, though many physicians
deny that the disease Is such. There are
two cases of the disease In this city and
four a. short distance east of here. As
showing the mild nature" of the disease,
the health authorities have Just discov
ered that In our neighborhood within
the past six or seven "weeks M "persons
hive Jhad the disease, and fully recov
ered without the aid of a physician. They
state that very little sickness prevailed
with the disease, and in most Instances
the persons" afflicted -"attended to their
duties as usual.
OIL AND GAS PROSPECTS.
Much Land In the Falonsc Section
Is Reins; Bonded.
COLFAX. Wash., April 30. There is
considerable excitement over oil and gas
prospects In the country around Palouse
City. Agents of a supposedly reputable
oil firm are among the farmers, leasing
lands upon which to prospect. Leases
have been made by a number of land
owners on every side of the town for a
distance ot several miles, upon the usual
10- per cent basis. A. O, Egbert, repre
senting the company, says it Is the inten
tion to sink a number of prospect wells,
as this particular region has shown fully
as good indications as any other In East
ern Washington. x.
WILL OF CHARLES BROWN.
Late President of Vancouver Bank
Bequeathes All to His Widow.
VANCOUVER, Wash., April 3a The
last will of Chaf les Rrown, the late presi
dent of the defunct First .National Bank
of Vancouver, was admitted for probate in
the Superior Court today. The Instru
ment was written in 18S8 by the testator's
own hand. Mrs. Rebecca A. Brown, wife
of the deceased, is made the sole legatee
of the stater and is alsq named as. sole
executrix, without bonde. The will states
that no special provision is" made for the
children, Harriet, -- Floy - and Frances,
for the reason that the devisor reposes
full confidence-' in the ability of his wife
tomakeiiroper distribution, of the estate.
No estimate of the value of the estate is
made In the will, and none could be ob
tained today from any member of the
family. 'Ifr. Brown is known,- however,
to have owned considerable real estate in'
Clark, County, and, for a number of
years past had been one of the 'principal
stockholders In the-Bridal "Veil Lumber
Company, at Bridal Veil, Or. Ho Is also
known to have had property in other por
iions of this state.
PASSED HIM FOR DEAD.
Same Train Afterwards PIckea Up
Badly Weaaded Man.
EVERETT, "April 30. An unknown man
was found last plgnt by the. Coast -Line
train, four miles north of Marysvllle, with
his forehead crushed and brains oozing
from a deep woundon ihe top cf bis bead.
The trainmen thought he was dead and
proceeded on their run. This morning at
9 o'clock the same train picked up the
man, who was barely alive, and brought
him to this" city. He had been lying un-
i'consclous by tha track during the night,
aitnougn there were several 'nouses in
The injured man Is about 4Q years old,
well dressed and not a laborer. Nothing
by way of ,IdentlflcatIoB 'was found on hid
EIGHT-HOUR LAW KNOCKED OUT.
Ex-City Employes of Taeoma Meet a
Reverse in Salt for Overtime.
TACOMA, April 30.-Judge W. H. Snell
today sustained the demurrer ot the city
to the complaint ot the ex-clty employe
whc. have been suing for overtime. This
knocks out the elgjjfc-haur law passed by
the Legislature of" 1899. The principal
ground for the decision is that the law
attempts to Interfere with the right of
private contract.'- It is in line with a
recent decision jaZ iha New Xbk Appel
For Entertatameat, of Visiters,
SOUTH REND, April 80. Thd Cham
berof Commerce h&s appointed J. Q.
Helm, A. p. Leonard and J. C Hamilton
a committee to raise ' funds for
the entertainment of the river and har-bor-committee
wben here, July (, to in
spect the harbor and Its needs In the way
of Improvements. The tug Astoria will
bring the party around from Gi-ay's Har
bor, . ,
Tacoma street-c&r?lroen wlU foftn o.
A Typographical Union lias heenv or
ganized at, Everett -
The Yakima High -School will have a
class of 25 graduates for the Juno com
A three days' convention of tpe State
Sunday School Association wlil be held
in Seattle, beginning May JQ,
Mayor Bacon, of Whatcom, ordered the
Chief of Police to seize all lot machines
paying either money or merchandise after
May 1, an4 prosecute the owners.
The contraot for the building ot "the an
nex, and gymnasium In the State Normal'
School at Whatbora, has been let to S. E.
Hooker, of that city, for $43,063. The starts
has appropriated $45,000 ior the work.
An anti-saloon league has been organ
ized at North Yakima. Handbills giving
tho law on gambling, Sunday closing and
other offenses have been circulated by
its order.. This Is supposed to be a pre
liminary to an attack on the saloons of
State Superintendent Bryan has just
made a ruling of great Importance to
teachers. Heretofore, It has been the eus
tom. to allow an applicant for a teach
er's certificate repeated trials in the event
of failure. Mr. Bryan ias determined
to enforce the school code in this par
ticular, and the applicant must' waft "Until
the next regular examination. .
Seattle may tax theaters $300 per year
and concert halls $500. An ordinance to
this effect has been Introduced In the
Council. It Is alsp proposed to Increase
the retail liquor dealers license from $600
to $1000 per year. A third bill requires an,
annual rax or ?z to oe pam on every norse
used on the streets qf the city; $1 50 for
every vehicle drawn by one horse, $2 50
for every two-horse vehicle, and $5 lor
every vehicle using more than two horses.
These matters are to be finally passed
upon Friday evening.
Fish Commissioner Little, of Washing
ton, has had considerable trouble, this
Spring with Indians who persist lnplac
lng their traps lh fish hatchery streams.
The Commissioner has recently been
obliged to remove traps from the Methow
River, which effectually blocked the pas
sage of the fish up the stream to the
fish hatchery. Commissioner Little asked
the Attorney-General to give his opinion
as to whether, under the present law,
the rights of the Indians are the same as
those of white fishermen. Mr. Strat
ton holds that the Indians are as amen
able to the law of the state as anyone
else, and in these fish-hatchery streams
the law expressly prohibits fishing for
salmon by any other means than by
angling with a hook -and line.
Location of a large smelting plant at
Welser seems assured.
A tramp named Kelly received a sen
tence of 10 days at Namps last week
for -stealing a goose.
An agreement of sale "has been filed
from'E. B. Williams pf the ejstate of Wil
11dm Hyndman, who agrees to sell to H.
T. Wright the Last Chance mine and
hoist and the Brick Pomeroy mining
claim adjoining the Last Chance, situ
ated at the head of Quartz gulch, on At
lanta hill, near the town of Atlanta; con
sideration $15,000 $500 cash on delivery of
agreement and the remainder, $14,500, on
or before November 1, 1901. The agree
ment also states that Wright Is to sell an
undivided third Interest to Ed. Gurly.
Quotations of Mining? Stocks.
SPOKANB, April -30t The closing quotations
tor nilnlnsr stocks today were:
i Bid. Ask.
Mora. Glory... 4 5
Morrison ...,. S 4
Prln, Maud .. 1 l
Quilp 24 23
Bamb. Car ...21 24
Butte & Bos,
Crystal ...... 3
Conjecture .. zfo
Deer Trail ... 1
Evening Star. ...
Gold Ledge . 1
I. X. L 12
L P. Surp.... 674
Mtn. Lion ...10
Republic 18 20H
Reservation .. 3" 3
Ross. Giant ..3 3X4
Sullivan 84 8?I
Tom Thumb ..11& 11H
Waterloo .... l 15J
SAN FRANCISCO. April 30 Official closing
quotations for mining- stocks:
Alt fO 051
Kentuek Con $0 02
Mexican , 33
Occidental Con ... 3
Ophfr .....s 1 05
Potosl .. 8
Savage ........... 17
Seg. Belcher .... 3
Sierra Nevada ... 27
Silver Hill 34
Alpha Con .5
Andes ........... 4
Best & "Belcher. .. 32
Bullion ... 3
Caledonia. ....... 01
Challenge Con ... 12
Confidence ...... 60
Con. C&I. & Va... 2 45
Crown Point .... 15
Gould & Curry... 10
Hale & .Norcroso. 23
Standard ......... 4 00
Union Con ....... 13
Utah Con ........ 2
Xellow Jacket .... 13
NEW YORK, April 30 Mining stocks today
closed as follows: I
Adams-Con 0 20 Little Chief $0 12
Breece 1 05
Brunswick Con .. 20
"ComstocK Tunnel. 5
Ontario 8 CO
Con. Cal & Va... 2 20
Deadwood. Terra.. S
Horn Sliver 1 10
Sierra Nevada .., 22
Small Hopes ..... 65
Standard 3 70
Iron Silver CO
Leadvllle Con .... 6
BQSTON, April 30. Closing quotations:
Adventure ? 17 00
Blug. SI. Co... 25 C2
Amal. Copper. . 123 25
Atlantic 34 00
Humboldt ? 25 00
Osceola ........ S7 75
Parrott 83 50
Boston . Mont. 450 00
Santa Fe Cop.
Butte i. Boston 110 60 Tamarack.
CaL & Hecla... 840 OOlUtah Mining
centennial za iz
Franklin ...... 18 00
drove mother, insane
YOUNG GIRL TVHO RAN AWAY FROM
HOME. WTH RUSSIAX.
Little Donbl That Womai In Male
Attire Arrested at Oregon City
Is the; ,TrHantt.
'OREGON CITY, April 30. Charles Wil
son and his alleged wife in boy's clothes
are still occupying separate apartment?
in the City Xair. Information was- re
ceived from the Chief of Police at Van
couver-today that no persons'under the
names: given had secured a marriage 11-,
eense at Vancouver, but people" answer
ing the description of the couple in Jail
here were,seen In a saloon there on April
27. No word has yet been received from
Samuel P. Hockett, the Condon man,
who has been searching for a, runaway
girl, although the Chief of Police thinks
ho in in the vicinity of Clatskanle. Un
less the girl makes a confession there Is
no way of establishing the Identity of th
peculiar-acting' couple until the arrival of
Hockett. Responsible people here who are
familiar with Hocketfs search for his
daughter and her abductor, gave out the
One year ago last November, Hockett's
only child. Rasa, aged 13, ran away with
a Russian, Who had been discharged from
his employ. Mrs. Hockett went lhsanp
over the affair, and Is now In the Stat
Asylum. Hockett has spent the greater
part of hia means In the search, and Is
said to be almost demented f rom con
tinued" disappointment resulting from fall
lirft to find his daughter. The couple
have been traced to various" points In the '
Northwest during the past year ana u
half, and privato detectives, aa well as In
dividuals, have been employed In the
search. It Is believed that 'they were
bQth in Oregon City some time ago. , The
few people here who were aldirig the fath
er in keeping a- constant watch for any
clow that would lead to the apprehension
of the fugitive couple kept the details pf
the affair to themselves, and U was only
within the past twoor three days that
they gave out any Information to the offi
cers. In appearance the girl Is about 17 year3
old, and or athletic build. Her hair is
cut short and she shows the effects .of her
wandering lfe. To better maintain the
deception she has learned to chew to
bacco, nhlnf nr, Pollco Burns has obtained a
picture ot the girl who Is wanfed In East
ern Oregon. The picture bears a striking
resemblance to the young woman who is
under arrest, with tho difference that the
picture shows, a noa and tidy schoolgirl
with long, flowing hair.
There does not seem to be much doubt'
that this young 'woman Is the missing
daughter of Samuel P. Hockett. It has
been- learned, thht she used to 'ride horses
In races, dressed as a boy. At a fair she
won $50 in a race and the spectators did
not know It was d" girl riding untilthe
Wind" blew her hat off and her flowing
hair toll over hft ghyulders.
AWARDED COLLEGE- FELLOWSHIP.
Forest Grave Stadent Will Enter
EUGENE, Or.; April 30. A. A. Atkinson,
of Forest Grove, has been awarded, the
fellowship In biology at the State Uni
versity for the year 1901-02. Mr. Atkinson
will graduate from Pacific University In
June, and will enter here as a graduate
student In September. He has been spe
cializing in botany and bacteriology and
has been assistant to Professor Sweetser,
of the department of biology.
Professors to Ta&e Special Work.
Professor F. L. Washburn intends to
start East about June 1K to take advanced
work In the biological department of Chi
cago University. He will be, absent for
two months, after which. hewlll return
to hls du4es as State Biologist.
Professor John Straubleft last week? for
the East, where he will attend the Pres
byterian Assembly, which meets at Phil
adelphia, May 12. He will then go to
Chicago University, where he will take
special work in the Summer school for a
period of 12 weeks, after which he will re
ceive his Ph. D. degree. His work at
Chicago will consist of courses In New
Testament Greek, epigraphy and palalo-
graphy. During Ms absence, his classes
are being conducted by his 'daughter,
Mfss Leila Straub, and C. E. Standon, '01.
Work In the chemical laboratories will
be 'closed this week, and the contractors
will begin moving the apparatus to the
new quarters In Science Hall.
The senior class has Invited Rev. H.
"Mac "Wallace of the First Congregational
Church of, Eugene, to deliver the bacca
laureate sermon, June 15.
The try-outs for determining the six
commencement speakers will "be held In
Vlllard HH next Saturday momlpg.
The eenlor class has decided to have a
bronze plate In the new Science Hall, to
perpetuate the memory of Professor S. E.
McClure, who was killed on Mt. Ranler
ii Julyi 1S97.
The twelfth annual Junior Exhibition
will be Tield In Vlllard Hall Friday even
ing. The speakers of the evening will
be: J. Arthur Gamber, W. H, Johnson,
Oscar Garrell, George O. Goodell, L. L.
Lewis and Miss Kate E. Wilson.
The "Webfoot," the college annual
which is being published by the class of
1902, will appear next week.
Trainer W. O. Trine Is working hard
with the athletes, getting them Into,
shape for the Interstate field meet with
California, which occurs next Monday.
With one or two exceptions, the men are
in good condition.
Both Counties Name .Administrators
for Same Estate.
OREGON CITY, April 30 There is a
strange controversy on between Multno-
f , Picayune, MIm., September 1, 1900.
I have suffered with Irregular and painful menstruaUcn and w o weak I could not do my housework for eight
years on account of my weakness. I iritA everything, but to no benefit My husband heard cf Wine of Cardui and
Theuford'a Black-Draught He med Thtdford's B'ack.Dranght and it did him so much good that he Induced me to
take Wjne of Cardui for my troubles. I did sp and ii did me so much good that now I know It Is ihe medicine for
weakly womtn. 1 am using It now. Mrs. E. C COMBE.
Mrs. Combe.is only one woman in hundreds of ihdusands cured as she was, htitcts tike hen
are coming to us every day from all-over the country. Will yoa not give Wine of Cardui a trial?
For adrica and literature, address, giving ermptomiv "The Ladies' AdvUory
Department," ThoChattanooga liedlcine Company, Chattanooga, Toan.
mah and, Clackamas Counties over the
appointment of &n executor of a will and
an administrator of an estate. It scema
that Jons Kristenson lived at' Kelso, in
'Clackamas County; for 15 years and Ac
cumulated property. He was taken sick
and'mads a will April 1 ot this year. He
went ib a Portland hospital April 5, and
died April 14. A Portland undertaker
named Dunning performed the last offices
for the dead man and made application
In Multnomah County to be appointed ad
ministrator ot the estate. When Under
taker DUnnlng'was carrying out the du
ties of his office -he ran across one T. G. .
Jonsrud, who had brought forth the will
and secured the appointment as execu
tor by Probate Judge Ryan, of Clack
LARGE GRAIX CROP SURE".
Late Rnin. of Inestimable Valne to
EUGENE, Or., April 30. Crops in. this
section are looking much better since the
rams of a tewdays ago. Farmers, say
It Is impossible to estimate the good, done
by the showers. Large grain crops are
piore than assured. There Is some differ
ence of opinion as to whether the Hessian
fly is doing any work on .the wheat. If
the pest Is present the rainy weather Is
beneficial, both In keeping it subdued and
in making strong growth for the wheat.
Crop prospects were never brighter in
Many Hops Fail to Come Up.
FOREST GROVE, Or., April 30. Wil
liam Moore, a Greenville 'bop grower, said
today that one-third of the hops on the
John Klrts place, which yielded well
last season, have failed to come up this
year. Mr. Moore attributes the cause to
an Insect working at the roots of, the hops
or the cold weather. Two other growers
near there have hops affected in the same
Will Only Be Half- Crop.
OREGON CITY. April SO, Some of the
varieties of peaches In the vicinity of . whl.h quoted and.seluag. a Week ago
Canby. says W. M. Shank, will only be a I at gg- cents a nundre(i t00k a sudden
half crop, while others are full of bear- ( -junm In price ,3 moriunffi. Colfax feed
ing fruit. As yet the prunes have not dealers posting offers of 75- cents per nun
been damaged by frost or cold weather, dre(j. This Is the highest price offered
and the trees are well filled. for several years.
Heavy Rain at Salem.
SALEM, Or., April SO. A heavy rain,
blown hy an east wind, was the unusual
experience, of this section of the Valley
tonight. The warm rains of the last two
days have been of great benefit to crops
of all kinds. ,
DAMAGE MAY REACH $10,000.
Fire in S,alem Store T'arned Oat
Worse Than, First Thought,
SALEM. Or.. Anril 30. Examination to
day of the stock of goods In Meyers &
Sons' clothing store, which caught nre
last night, shows that tho damage Is
much greater than was at first thought.
Large quantities of goods lying next to
the show-window Partitions were dam-
510.000. The damage to the building may
amount to $2000.
Fnneral of Hon. J. C. Trulllnser.
ASTORIA, jjApril 30. The funeral of
Hon J, C, Trullirgcr was held from the
family residence at 1 o'clock this after
noon and was largely attended. The ser-
vlces were simple, in accordance with an
expressed wish of the deceased. Hon. C.
W. Fulton delivered an eulogy on the life
and character of Mr. Trulllnssr. and in
fitting words spoke of the great services
he had rendered the city and state during
his residence here. A special train con
veyed the funeral cortege to Ocean View
cemetery, where the body was Interred.
The services at the grave were conduct
ed by Rev. Henry Macotte, pastor of the
First Presbyterian church.
Mrs. Esther Brown, of Astorin.
ASTORIA, April 30v Mrs. Esther Brown.
Widow of the late Captain Hiram Brown,
died thfs evening from paralysis, after an
illness of several years. Mrs. Brown was
about 60 years of age and a daughter oj (
the late Charles Stevens, one or Clatsop
county's early pioneers.
Funeral of Mrs. Valinda Conn. .
ASTORIA, April 30. The funeral of Mrs.
Valinda Conn waseld this morning from
Grace Episcopal church The services
were conducted by Rev. William Seymour
Short The interment was in Greenwood
Bis Advance in Price of Barley
COLFAX, Wash.. April 30. Feed barley.
FLECKENSTEIN MAYER CO,, SofcDistHbatcrs
ii mi i, urn jii jimi
DO YOU START AT EVERY SOUND?
AKE- YOUR. ME,NSES IRREGULAR,?
DO TRIFLES ANNOY YOU?
These symptomstjf female disorders arc signals of danger! Female frouble
comes on gradually and quietly but they give sure warning of their approach.
There is no mistaking the darX rings under the eye, the weak nerves, the
drowsiness by day and the wakefulness at night Yei there art thousands of
women who have these nervous spells. They start at every little jarring noise
and .they become irritated at the slightest cause. They suffer terrible periodical
pains. But they often have but a vague idea of what causes them. They would
be shocked to know they really are suffering from dangerous maladies, about
the most dangerous a woman can have. But Mrs. Combe was cured by Win
of Cardui and so grateful is she that she wrote this testimonial of
I wice 'vu
" I have used Ayerrs Hair
Vigor for thirty years and I do
npt think there is anythingequal
to it for hair dressing" J.
A. Gruenenfelder, Grant
forks 111., June 8, 1899.
"I have used Ayers Hair
Vigor for over thirty years and
can tesnry to its wonacnux
f y 1 -- m-u- cr-ilr
f -im-nio. at- uao r. j . .
free from dandruff and my hair
soft and glossy. And it has
prevented my hair from turn
ing gray." Mrs. F. A.
Soule, Billings, Mont., Aug.
One dollar a bottle.
If your druggist cannot supply you, send
lis $1 00 and we will cspres a. bottle to-yoa,
all charges prepaid. Be sure end give us
yoar nearest express office.
J. C. Aysx Co., t,owellrMass-.
Send for our handsome bock en The Hair.
Centralin Clnlnis the Palm.
CENTRAUA. April 30. Ten saw mills
have been established at Centralla In tho
past few years, a record which It Is be
lieved no other town In Southwestern
Washington can equal. The total of Its
factories of this kind. Is 13. With few ex
ceptions, all are running steadily, and
many have large orders
The Centralla Shingle Company's plant
to take the place of the mill, recently
destroyed by fire, 13 rapidly nearlng com
pletion. The new plant will have a ca-
paclty of 2S5.0GO shingles per day.
Lead Mine Will Close Dovrn.
10,102. Idaho, April 30.-The Frlo
m,ne - d0nvtamaira for an
,ndefinItB ,od Repalrs are nceded on
e flume and shaft, which. together with
w, amnaaA 1lM, mrt i h rnmn
for the suspension of work. The mine
has nearly 3C0 men on lte pay roll. Quite
a number will be kept t5 do repair work.
Youthful Gansr of Unrslars,
NEW WHATCOM, Wash., April SO.
The police have unearthed a youthful
gang of burglars here, and tonight ar-
1 rested five boys between the ages of 8
and 13 years for breaking Into one of the
1 largest stores In the city last Sunday
and robbing the till of $15.
Serious Accident to Farmer.
FOREST GROVE, April 30. Henry
Vanderzander, a.Greenviilft farmer, yes
terday suffered the fracture of his right
leg In three places, his left leg In one
place and serious Injuries to his" back.
He was -caught under a barn which sud
Light nan of Fish.
ST. HELENS, April 30". Ths run ofT fish
here yesterday was extremely light less
than half a ton for thirty boats. It Is
thought the fishing at the bar preyents
the fish from coming into the river.
Independence Bond Sale.
INDEPENDENCE; Or., April 30. The
municipal bonds are being signed today.
.. o" Tijunt of 4K5&R.' with the ex
ception of $50, has been taken In Salem.
Receipt of State Land Office.
SALEM. Or., April 30. The receipts of
the state land oflace during April were
It is otshM"
BELT 4 CO., Baltimore, Md
Portland, Oregon '
ail niwnjao omombb woma