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THE MOBSING OREGOMAN, MONDAY, NOVEMBER 4. 1901.
THE MULtNOHAnS. HOME
THEr ADMIT THAT OREGOX TEA31
Diversity of Opinion as to Whether
or Not Coaches Should Have
Played Charges Made.
The members of the Multnomah football
team and the rooters who accompanied
them arrived home from Eugene yester
day. They say-that the game was a hard,
fought one. and admit that the University
of Oregon men dutplayed them, but deny
the charges that Captain. C. E. McDonell,
who acted as one of the officials, was in
any way unfair. On the other hand, they
declare that Professor Burden, physical
director of the university, who acted as
the other official, gave decisions that were
unfair to the Portland men. Both Cap
ti McDonell and Professor Burden oc
cupy public positions, and their fairness
has never before been questioned. It is
quite likely that the declarations as to
unfairness are made by the more
Impetuous, and that there is no se
rious questioning of the integrity of the
officials, although some mistakes were
probably made. The Multnomah men de
clare that Dolph's drop-kick went over
the upright post of the goal, and, accord
ing to the rules, would count as a score.
It seems to be another case of "Multno
mah luck," for all agree that the uni
versity team, played the better game, but
went to pieces at critical moments.
Some discussion has arisen as to
whether or not the teams had the right
to play their coaches, and it is generally
agreed that if Dr. "Woodruff insisted upon,
entering the line-up, Coach Smith had
the same right. However, from the stand,
point of strict amateurism, neither of
these men should have played. If the
university men believed Dr. Woodruff to
be a professional coach, they should have
refused to play with him in the line-up.
If the Multnomah men refused to play
without "Woodruff, then Eugene was cer
tainly Justified In playing Smith. The
question of playing coaches ia quite a
vexatious one, and some Axed rule hhould
be made to prevent their ontering the
game. However, it is "horse and horse"
with the university and the club, for the
coaches who played In Saturday's game
seemed to be of equal value to their re
"When questioned by an. Oregonlan re
porter last evening, Dr. "W. G. Woodruff
"It was a very slow game. The Mult
nomah backs were slow about getting out.
The club players were listless, while the
university boys put up a snappy game.
This was shown -by the way they broke
through and blocked Dolph s punts. Coach
Smith put up the best game for the uni
versity, although some of the others did
good, hard work. No one has a right to
question Mr. McDonell's decision. They
were perfectly fair. On the other hand,
Professor Burden's decisions were vicious
ly partisan. He does not know the first
principles of the game. The Oregon team
ought to have scored. They were within
scoring distance several times, but did
not use good Judgment in directing their
Charles H. Grltzmacher, who is a grad
uate of Amherst College and a promi
nent Multnomah man, said:
"The Oregon team put up a better game
than Multnomah did. In fact, they out
played us right along, but they did not
hang together at critical moments. I
see no reason why Coach Smith should
not be permitted to play, so long as the
games are not against, colleges. He Is a
strong player, as Is Goodrich, who played
left half. Murphy, the quarterback, put
up a good game for the Oregon men. I
think the university team compares favor
ably with any team the institution ever
turned out. The Eugene people and stu
dents who have been running down the
team, simply because it did not contain
all the old stars of previous years, ought
to be ashamed of themselves. The team is
a good one, and plays fast ball."
A graduate of the University of Oregon,
who played for a number of years on the
team "at Eugene, was of the opinion that
Dr. Woodruff is a professional coach and
should not have been permitted to play,
and that the university men. Instead of
playing their coach, should have declined
to enter the game unless Multnomah
withdrew Dr. Woodruff.
The Multnomah men say that Kerrigan
should have been allowed a touchdown
which he made by running the entire
length of the field, from behind his own
goal line, after having received Eugene's
punt. Referee Burden did not allow the
touchdown, as he held that Kerrigan had
said that he wished to take the ball to
the 25-yard line for a free kick. The ref
eree contends that he blew his whistle
when the ball went behind the goal line,
thus declaring the ball dead.
SCORE DIDX'T TELL THE STORY.
Oregron Men Contend That Drop-ltlclc
Decision "Was Unfair.
UNIVERSITY OP OREGON, EUGENE,
Nov. 3. Although the University of Ore
gon was defeated yesterday afternoon by
the football players of the Multnomah
Club of Portland, the 5-to-0 score fails
to tell the story of the game. The club
men evidently went on the field with
the idea that the 'varsity was an easy
thing for them, and that little prepara
tion was necessary for an overwhelming
victory. But the visitors reckoned with
out their' host. The Multnomahs were
In poor form, were woefully lacking in
team work, and permitted the 'varsity
to outplay them at all points of the
The collegians feel that they have good
grounds to question the referee's decis
ion which gave the clubmen their 5 points
on the drop kick by Fullback Dolph in
the middle of the first half.
Concerning this feature of the game.
Coach Smith gave out the following state
ment: "As to the validity of the field goal
there Is room for considerable discussion.
The ball cleared the goal above and to
the left of the post. The referee called
out no goal, but on Immediate protesta
tions from the Multnomah players he re
versed his decision and counted it 5 points
for the clubmen."
The contest was certainly the greatest
game ever played on the unverslty grid
iron. At no time during the game was
the Oregon team in danger of being forced
behind its goal line, but four times the
varsity had the clubmen going backward
to their home goal, and twice In the sec
ond half the leather reached the five-yard
line of the visitors. It looked like a sure
touchdown for Oregon, but the collegians
were doomed to disappointment, and had
to be satisfied with having got nearer
the coveted goal than had any previous
Coach Warren Smith, in commenting on
the game, said:
"The weak points In our opposing team
were the tackles and ends. The line was
so large that it was hard to buck, al
though Oregon got through at times. The
'varsity men all played Well. They all
started In good shape, got the charge on
Multnomah, and tore up the Interference
before It could get started out. For new
men Oregon's line held very well, far
beyond expectation. Having gone up
against such strong teams as Multnomah
and Chemawa, the playing of Oregon In
future games should be rauch improved."
STAFFORD VS. CALIFORNIA.
Southern Universities "Will Sleet in
Annuel Contest Saturday.
The annual football match between the
Stanford University and the University
of California will be played in San Fran
cisco next Saturday. Heretofore, the
big game between these institutions haa
been played tn Thanksgiving day, but
the season has been shortened somewhat
and, beginning with this year, the great
match will be pulled off on the second
Saturday In November. Just what the
outcome of (his game wljl be a a matter
of much speculation. .Stanford seems to
have made a better record than Callr
fornla In the games with Olympic and
Reliance, but the Nevada games showed
the two big institutions to be' of equal
strength. The games with Nevada were
played last week, and both Stanford and
California won by 12-0 scores. This would
Jead the critics to believe that the teams
are very evenly matched. Berkeley has
a strong line and good ends, while Stan
ford's ends are below the average, and
the line Is only fair. Stanford's great
strength is behind the line. Ralph S.
Fisher, halfback and captain. Is an Ore
gon boy, his home being at The Dalles.
Foqtbnll in "Washington.
It is almost certain that there will be
no game this year between the football
teams of the state universities of Oregon
and Washington. Owing to Manager
Brightman's absolute refusal to agree
upon a date that will prove mutually
satisfactory, and his unwillingness to
make an equitable apportionment of gate
receipts, Redmond, the Oregon manager,
has called the game off. The Oregon
eleven will make a tour of Eastern Wash
ington and Idaho, playing Whitman Col
lege, Washington Agricultural College
and the Idaho University. The record of
the present season shows all these teams
to be superior to the University of Wash
ington, for Whitman and Pullman have
already defeated the Seattle team by 12-0
and 10-0 scores, respectively, while Idaho
has beaten Pullman, 5-0. A comparison
of scores would Indicate that Idaho is
the strongest team on the list, but It Is
generally thought that the Oregonlans
will have a hard time with all three of
them. The Oregon team will leave
Eugene this afternoon and will spend to
morrow In Portland. They will leave on
the 6 P. M. train tomorrow for Moscow,
where they are billed to meet the Idaho
University on Wednesday.
31. A. A. C. vs. Chens awn.
Manager Buckenmeyer, of the M. A. A.
C. team, has perfected arrangements with
the Chemawa Indian team for a game of
football, to be played on M. A. A. C.
field next Saturday. It Is quite likely
that Multnomah will meet the University
of Washington In Seattle, November 16.
SnsKestlon That Institnte Team
Should Orcanlre Permanently.
The decisive defeat administered laBt
Saturday In the Association football game
by the Portland Seamen's Institute team
to the officers and crew of the British
Bhip Cleomene was a matter of favorable
comment In athletic circles yesterday.
Very few people expected to see the Insti
tute men shut out their opponents, but
this happened. The most of the sailors
are experienced football-players, and are
familiar with all the tricks of the tricky
game, but their friends are explaining
tneir dereat by stating that the tars had
not played football for months. Nearly all
the Institute men had not played foot
ball for two or three years, but six or
seven of them are athletes who believe
in keeping in training all the time.
John Latta has a good record in foot
races and horseback-riding. F. R. 8.
Balfour is equally at home on horseback,
running and playing cricket or football.
J. B. Lumgalr Is an all-round athlete,
and has a fine record as a cricketer, along
with Ernest A. S. Cawston. The Institute
men labored at practice an hour or two
every morning for a week, and taught the
green men the mystery of passing and
dribbling and paying a checker-board
game to mystify opponents. On the other
hand, the Cleomenes worked hard at prac
tice, but when the time came they were
weak In combination play. They were
ably helped by two of the best fullbacks
that ever played In this city, Barnard
and Cross, two experienced English play
ers. Two sailor captains also gave a good
account of themselves, Captain Lear
mont and Captain McKlnley. The for
mer is a magnificent specimen of man
hood, and is without doubt one of the
most powerfully built men who ever
played football on this Coast. Captain
McKlnley had not played football for a
long time previously, but when he did
face the leather he kicked like a vet
eran, and often deceived the institute
Rev. Mr. Cumming-Bruce, who helped
John Latta to organize the institute team,
states that there will probably be other
association football games this Winter
between the Institute team and elevens
composed of the crews of British ships
In he harbor. To such an extent has as
sociation football grown In the British
Isles that nearly every British sailor
plays the game. Football enthusiasts in
this city wish that the institute team were
permanently organized, with elected of
ficers. The good working material of the
team should not be allowed to scatter,
and matches could probably be arranged
with association football clubs In Wash
ington and British Columbia. A well
known athlete gave It yesterday as his
opinion that British Columbia clubs can
beat Portland at cricket, but not at as
sociation football. ..
Naval Battalion Defeats First Bat
talion Team, 21-10.
There was a lively game of indoor base
ball at the Armory Saturday evening, be
tv een the Naval aBttallon players and the
team of the First BatalUon of the Third
Regiment, O. N. G. The game was the
first of the series in these teams, and
those of Light Battery A. and the Second
Battalion of the Third Regiment will com-J
pete for the championship cup, which is
now displayed In the window of LIpman,
Wolfe & Co. Saturday night's game was
won by the Naval Battalion, the score be
ing 21-19. About 400 interested spectators
saw the contest. From now on games
will be played every Saturday evening
until January 18, when the sliver cup will
The score of Saturday's game follows:
FIRST BATTALION. '
, AB. R. IB. PO. A. E.
H. Douglas, c 7 2 4 5 11
Chalmers, p 6 3 2,1 4 0
Bennett, r. s 6 1 12 2 0
Ormandy, 1. s 6 2 2 0 3 1
Gloden, lb 6 2 2 8 0 6
Thomas, 2b 6 4 5211
A. Douglas, 3b 6 2 4 3 11
Shroeder, 1. f 6 113 0 0
Chatterton, r. f 1 0 1 0 0 1
Durbin, r. f 5 2 3 0 0 0
Totals -....55 19 25 24 12 10
James, c 6 2 19 4 0
Ormanday, p 6 3 3 15 1
Williams, lb 6 2 19 0 0
Pierce, r. f 5 2 2 10 0
Castro, 1. s 5 2 2 0 11
B. Neer, 1. f.. 5 2 2 2 0 1
Deer, 2b 5 3 3 110
H: Neer. r. s 5 3 2 0 11
Lewis, 3b 5 2 4 4 0 1
Totals 48 21 20 27 12 6
SCORE BT INNINGS.
First Battalion.... 0 3 13 0 3 6 3 019
Naval Battalion... 6 8 10 0 10 5 21
Struck out-flBy Ormandy, 6; by Chal
Umplre Charles Mackle.
ACCEPT DEFEAT GRACEFULLY.
Albany College Players Say They
The Albany College football team left
on the 4 o'clock train yesterday afternoon.
The boys accept their defeat gracefully,
and entertain the best of feeling toward
the Portland Academy players. Coach
Fred A. Edwards said yesterday:
"We were beaten because we went up
against a better team. The Portland
Academy players won because they out
classed us on offensive plays. Our de
fense was weak, because we have had
no defensive practice, there being hardly
enough candidates at Albany for one good
team. We have not had the advantage ot
a second team, otherwise our men might
have given a better account of them
selves. Our team will play the Monmouth
Normal, Pacific College and McMlnnvHlo
College, and we will do our best to win
the league championship."
DARK HORSE IN THE HELD
ANOTHER CANDIDATE FOR DAKEH
Fred ,S. Sack Is Urged ,,by Leading;
Republican for the 'Place Ac
tivity in the Mines.
BAKER CITY, Nov. 3. There has been
a change in the complexion of the post
office contest, or rather there Is another
Richard In the field in the person of Fred
S. Sack, who fs being urged by some of
the leading Republican business men and
politicians of this city. Among the know
ing ones, Mr. Sack's candidacy Is re
garded somewhat in the nature of a dark
horse, although It is known that he has
a number of active supporters who are
not given to fighting in the dark. Mr.
Sack, it Is said, has a number of the
CAPTAINS AND COACHES OF
leading business men as his Indorsers, be
sides some of the prominent Republican
officials and political workers. At the
present time Mr. Sack's chances are re
garded as being equal to any of the other
aspirants. Congressman Moody will de
cide the matter as between the several ap
plicants In the near future. .
With the continuance of the finest Fall
weather ever known in Eastern Oregon,
the unprecedented mining activity In this
camp has been greatly augmented. Pros
pectors and surface miners are doing more
work than ever before, and many more
men are In the hills than in any previous
season. Work is not confined to any one
district. North, south, east and west for
miles In every direction development of
mining claims Is In progress. At Susan
vllle, Roblnsonville, Prairie City, Green
horn, Alamo. Red Boy Cracker Creek,
Cable Cove, Burnt River, Gold Hill, Braz
os, Virtue, Sparta, Cornucopia, North
Powder and Balsley-Elkhorn development,
extension and Improvement work and ac
tive mining and shipping of ore are in
full blast. Tons of new machinery have
been ordered, are on the nay, and much
of It is being delivered and installed. The
output of gold and the payrolls of thB
mines are rapidly increasing, and the com
ing Winter promises to be very lively.
' In the Greenhorn, Alamo and Bonanza
districts, lying close together, the new
work Is particularly noticeable. Thirty
carloads of machinery have been received
there for the different mines. The I. X.
L. Is putting In a new and extensive hoist
ing plant, and Is erecting new buildings;
the Tracey is adding new machinery; the
immense deep sinking plant of the Bo
nanza is being installed; the Psyche is
putting In a new mill; the Don Juan Is
installing a new hoist, and the new 10
stamp mill for the Phoenix mine, recently
sold by Cowglll & Nepple to British cap
italists, will be Installed and put In opera
tion during this month. Heavy machin
ery has also gone Into the Cracker CreBk,
Cable Cove, Virtue and North Powder
The opening of the Flagstaff this week
by the new owners with a large force of
men, the Increase of men employed at the
old Virtue, the new work at the Berry, the
Increased work at the Buckeye, the push,
lng of development at the Belcher, Phoe
nix, Brazos, Gem and numberless other
properties, with the splendid increase In
production from the Bonanza, Red Boy,
North Pole, Columbia, Virtue, ' Cornu
copia, Balsley-Elkhorn, Chloride and other
dividend-payers, all presage prosperity.
It Is learned from good authority that
a large number of mining properties in
this camp wjll probably change hands this
Fall and Winter. Some of the deals In
volve hundreds of thousands "of dollars,
and others only as many hundreds. Many
people here, In British Columbia and Eng
land are interested In the trades. Among
the properties on the list as bonded or
under negotiation are the Baisley-Elk-horn,
Bonanza, Carrol B., Climax. Free
Coinage. Kelly, Cracker Jack, New York
Gold Mine, Humboldt, the Morning
group, Swede group, Flying Dutchman,
Blue Bird and Consolidated Oregon.
Many other properties, both large and
small, are mentioned as soon to be bond
ed, and If one-half the expected sales are
made, new capital will be put In circula
tion In large amounts and new blood will
be infused into the camp. All this means
greater development and greater produc
tion next year.
Wesley S. Roberts, of Huntington, shot
himself with a revolver Thursday morn
ing about 11 o'clock, with suicidal Intent.
He was brought to this city last evening,
and Is now in St. Elizabeth's Hospital,
where he is lingering between life and
death, with the chances Very much
against his recovery. He says that a
woman shot him, and that he will go to
his grave without revealing her name or
the reason for the shooting. The facts
do not coincide with this story. Roberts
is a stock man, who. It is said, has seen
better days, although there Is no positive
evidence to this effect. He has been act
ing In a queer manner lately, and1 for
some time It has been the opinion of
those who observed his actions that no
was of unsound mind. Deputy Sheriff
Mouda, of Huntington, has looked after
Roberts for some time, and has furnished
him with money for living expenses. Tho
other day Roberts came Into Mouda'a of
fice, and from the way he acted Mr.
Mouda was satisfied that he meant to do
him harm, but he was able to talk him,
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close watch on Roberts, as he was very
much afraid of him. Thursday morning
Roberts stole a revolver from Mouda and
shot himself, the ball entering the left
breast, just above the heart, and com
ing out below the left shoulder-blade.
Roberts declines to talk about himself,
saying that he will carry his secrets to
the grave. He declares, however, that
he will surely kill Mr. Mouda If he ever
gets well, but he refuses to say why he
has come to such a determination.
There Is a story, which comes from
Boise City, to the effect that Roberts was
in some way connected with the famous
Diamond Jack, who is now serving a life
sentence in the Idaho penitentiary for
miirder, but the officers here do not credit
the story. They think that while he
probably has a history, It Is not In any
way connected with that famous case.
NEW INSANE ASYLUM RULES.
Employe Must Give Their Undivided
Attention to Their "Work.
SALEM, Nov. 3. New rules' have been
laid down by asylum officials requiring
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THE MULTNOMAH AND THE UNIVERSITY O F OREGON ELEVENS.
employes to give their undivided attention
to their work, and are as follows:
"First Employes will be Itmlted to one
late permit a week, in other than ex
"Second Excuses for temporary leave of
absence will only be granted In case of
sickness or Important business, with the
exception of the regular vacation allowed,
which must be taken In full at one time."
It has been found that the absentees
from duty has been large under the old
rules, thus affecting the service, and ne
cessitated changes of employes from dif
ferent wards as relief, where they came In
contact with patients of different tempera
ments and habits, thus causing an Inter
ference In the 'proper management of the
Madison Scott vs. the Southern Pacific
Company was the title of an action filed
in Department No. 1 of the Circuit Court
late last evening, and Is to recover 510,000
damages for Injuries, October 10, 1900.
while accompanying a carload of stock
on defendant's cars. He was shipping
from Albany to Seattle. Thjs action was
commenced In Linn County, but upon a
demurrer being sustained on the grounds
that the court had no Jurisdiction, It was
brought here, where the injuries alleged
The new German Evangelical Lutheran
Church was dedicated today. The serv
ices were conducted by Rev. H. Brehens
at 10:30, in German, and at 2:30 P. M. by
Rev. Mr. Duchow, in English.
SUICIDE AT CLATSKANIE.
Perry C. French Left Directions for
CLATSKANIE, Nov. 3. Perry C.
French, a single man about 23 years of
age, committed suicide Saturday evening
by sending a bullet through his brain.
He had recently come West from Lone
Tree, Mo., and for the past-three or four
days was stopping with the family of an
old acquaintance, Sanford Carver. He
seemed In rather unusually good spirits
Saturday, and about 7 P. M. went up
stair3 to his room, from where a shot was
heard in less than three minutes, fol
lowed by a groan. When found he was
unconscious and died In about 15 minutes.
A note was found with his pocketbook In
his hat near by, directing that his body
be sent to his father, Lv. W. French,
Lone Tree, Mo.; that his money, about
$12, be used as far as It would go and
his father would pay the balance. The
note directed other arrangements for his
funeral, naming pallbearers, clergyman,
etc., and closed by bidding all 'good-bye
and stating that life was not worth living
any longer for him.
Mrs. Mary Lonlse Senrs.
CENTRALIA, Wash., Nov. 3. At her
home west of this city, at 5:30 this morn
ing, Mrs. Mary Louise Sears, wife of
County Commissioner Albert Sears, died
of blood poisoning, after childbirth. Mrs.
Sears was 39 years and 5 months of age.
and leaves a husband and four children,
two boys and two girls. Mr. and Mrs.
Sears have resided In this city for tho
past 11 years. They came from Iowa In
1SD0. Tho funeral will take place at 2:30
P. M. Monday, from tho residence. The
Rev. Mr. Parsons, of Seattle, and the
Rev.' Robert Arkley, of this city, will
conduct the funeral services. The re
mains will be buried in Washington cem
etery. New South Portland Club.
The young men In the southern part of
the city have organized a club, which will
be known as the Young Men's League of
Southern Portland. The objects of the
club are to provide a place of recreation
and amusement for the young men of that
part of the city to cultivate indoor ath
letics, and to promulgate the principles
of good citizenship, by providing a good
moral atmosphere for young men. The
directors of the league are: Rev. S. C.
Lapham, C. A. Alvord, J. M. Scroggs,
L. A. Whltcomb, A. Bestow and Rev. Mr.
McClelland. W. S. Hale Is athletic In
structor. There will be a housewarmlng
at the clubhouse, corner of Second and
Grant streets, tomorrow evening.
T. L. Gilliam has 6,500,000 feet of sawlogs
now ready at the Upper Mohawk for his
10.000.000 feet contract with the Booth
Kelly Lumber Company. He has a force
of tlmbermen still cutting logs. The logs
will bo run to the Coburg mill as 'soon
as the rains begin.
CLOSING OF. THE YUKON
WINTER HAS SET IN IN THE FAR
v NORTH. .
Preparations Are Being: Made for
Over-Ice Travel on Alaska's
' Great River. r
PORT TOWNSEND, Wash., Nov. 3.
The steamer Dlrlgo, arriving from Skag
way this evening, brought 100 passengers
and 700 tons of canned salmon.
Advices brought by the Dlrlgo are to
the effect that navigation is practically
at an end on the Yukon. October 27 cake
Ice was rushing out of Pclly
River Into the Yukon, slush Ice was
running at Dawson, -and the river is dally
expected to close. Great preparations are
being made at Dawson, and during the
Winter there will be strong competition
for over-ice travel. An opposition stage
line to the White Pass Stage Company
will be put on. A large force of men is
working on roads and trails, and when
the river freezes everything will be In
I travel over the Ice was large, but It Is
thought this Winter's travel will exceed
that of any previous Winter.
The revenue cutter Rush, with Governor
Brady and Rev. Sheldon Jackson on board
la reported cruising in the vicinity or
Wrangel, visiting various Indian villages,
making a collection of totem poles and
curios for the park at Sitka.
The DIrigo reports that Southeastern
Alaska was being swept by a severe wind
storm. She had a rough voyage down.
WALLA WALLA LAND OFFICE.
One Hundred and Twenty Homestead
Applications in October.
WALLA WALLA. Wash., Nov. 3. Oc
tober was a lively month in the United
States land office at this place. One hun
dred and twenty persons made application
for homesteads, covering a total of 18,203
acres. These are located mostly in Frank
lin County. Nineteen homesteaders, cov
ering 2016.33 acres, made proof and pay
ment, that is to say, Instead of living full
time on their claims they paid money
for the lands claimed. Twelve parties
made final proof on their homesteads,
covering a total of 1546 56 acres. One ap
plicant made final proof on a desert land
claim, covering 120 acres, in Asotin Coun
ty. One applicant made final proof on a
tlmbei -culture claim, covering '60 acres.
October weather in Walla Walla was a
record-breaker. It was the hottest Octo
ber in 30 years, and, with four exceptions,
the dryest. The mean temperature for
October, as shown by the official records
for 30 years, is 53 degrees. During the
month Just past the mean temperature
was 60 degrees. The nearest approach
to that temperature was in 1875 and 1876,
when the mean was 5S degrees. There
were 23 days on which the mercury at
tained 70 or more degrees. The lowest
temperature was 43 degrees, on tho first
of the month, and tho highest, 78 degrees
on thf- ISth. The average rainfall for Oc
tober for 29 years Is 1.66 Inches. The total
for last month was only .38 of an Inch.
There was no rainfall in October, 1873,
and 1895; only .29 of an inch in 1S79, and
.33 In 1S97. There w ere 23 clear days, five
partly cloudy and three cloudy days dur
ing the month. Only 3096 miles of wind
were recorded during the month. The de
ficiency In rainfall since January J is
Officers Elected for Comlnfr Year nt
Meeting1 t Centrnlln.
CENTRALIA,- Wash., Nov. 3. The
Southwest Washington Farmers' Club
met here at 1:30 P. M. Saturday. Presi
dent H. B. Hedges was in the chair, and
George E. Rhodes, Esq., was at tho sec
retary's desk. The following officers
were elected to serve for tho ensuing
year: President, H. B. Hedges; secre
tary and treasurer, George E. Rhodes;
vice-presidents, Rufus Packwood. Hand-
Then you want strength.
Good food, an active liver,
and pure blood will bring it.
You naturally think of eggs
and milk, Ayer's Pills and
Ayer's Sarsaparilla. Ask
your doctor if he can come
any nearer to the truth. Do
as he says, at any rate.
"For 25 years I have never missed
taking Ayers Sarsaparilla every spring.
It cleanses my blood, makes me feel
strong,anddoesmegood in everyway."
John P. Hodnctte, Brooklyn, N.Y.
$1. All Anttlsis. J. C AYERCO., Lowell, Mass.
Downing, Hopkins & Co.
AT AND STOCK BROKERS
Room 4, Ground Floor
ford; Frank Stevens, Lincoln Creek; J. C.
Bush, Chchalls; C. O. St. John, Adna;
D. Motter, Cowlitz; A. M. Frace, Salzer;
L. D. Hllyer, Centralla; G. W. French,
Grand Mound; Frank Nero, Ford's
Prairie; George Kalb, Newaukum "Val
ley. The following executive committee was
appointed by the chair: F. M. B. Hall,
Gotlleb Salzlcr, Ed Channell, L. K. Cogs
well, Julius Gudeyon.
It was agreed to hold the next insti
tute in Centralla in June. The meeting
was well attended by representative
farmers of the county.
MORE FINE CATTLE BROUGHT IV.
Pallman, Farmers Are Rapidly Im
proving Their Herds.
PULLMAN, "Wash., Nov. 3. At no place
In the state are the breeds of cattle be
ing Improved so rapidly as at Pullman.
A second Importation of blooded cattle
was made today. J. R. Rupley received
ISO head of thoroughbred Shorthorns.
Professor Elliott, of tho State Agricul
tural College, pronounces this the finest
lot of cattle received at Pullman In many
years. Mr. Rupley will keep about 100
head for his own farm, and the remainder
ft ill be sold to his neighbors.
This is the second importation of blood
ed cattle by farmers near Pullman, In
addition to a carload of thoroughbred cat
tle, sheep arid hogs Imported by the State
Agricultural College earlier In the sea
son. A. E. Reaney, who shipped In two
carloads from Kansas City two months
ago, Is now in tho East after a tralnload,
and will return within the next two
weeks. Owing to the drouth In the states
of the Mlddlo "West, feed Is scarce, and
the price of cattle Is very low. In this
country, cattle are scarce and there are
thousands of tons of hay which cannot be
sold. The farmers are learning that cat
tle can be kept on a farm with little ex
pense, living on what would otherwise
be 'wasted, and at the present rate of In
crease, It will be but a short time until
every farmer will have a nice herd of
cattle on his farm.
Brother Florinus Hurt.
VANCOUVER, Wash., Nov. 3.-(Brother
Florinus, of the Christian Brotherhood
Catholic Church, director of St. James'
College this city, met with a serious acci
dent last evening. He was riding a bicycle
near the city, and collided with a team.
He was thrown under the horses' feet
and kicked in the face by one of the
horses. His Jaw was fractured In several
places, and his face badly bruised.
A company has been formed, with head
quarters at Eugene, to develop coal pros
pects near Creswell.
The Rock Bower placer property, 14
miles east of Grant's Pass, ha3 been
bought by J. H. Bagley, of Iowa.
Olof Johnson last week sold his dairy
farm and stock south of Tillamook to
Joseph MIchand for $7000. The place con
tains about 70 acres.
M. F. Martin, of Montague, has leased
the pasture of 2000 acres on tho Levi Mor
ris place, east of Talent, and will "Winter
about 1200 sheep on the place.
The La Grande Observer has branched
out Into a dally morning edition. The
paper is now five years old, and itsx col
umns reflect energy and prosperity.
E. R. Hanan, of Douglas County, has
purchased 180 head of beef cattle In Lake
County, which he has driven to Ashland
THE OHE THAT CURES.'
it is the genuine. Dr. Bull's Cough Syrup is prescribed by all doctors and used
hospitals Exclusively. Large bottles at all druggists, 25c.
SMALL DOSE. PLEASANT TO TAKE.
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ORES ALL DISEASES
"It la a crime to experiment with the health of the people," says Dr. J.
Henri Kessler, manager of the Old St. Louis Dispensary at Portland. "If
I did not know positively and abso lutely that my new home treatment
will cure all diseases of men, even when all other methods of treatment
fall, I would consider I was committing a crime to make such a statement
to the public. Nothing is so precious to a man as his health nothing so
horrible as an Insane Asylum or the grave. Little ills, if not promptly
cured, often result in obstinate chronic diseases. I know that my new dis
covery Is tho most marvelous treatment ever known, and I Intend to give
its benefit to the world. I Intend that every man. woman and child who
comes for treatment shall have it. I propose to tell the sick, absolutely
free of charge, If they may be restored to perfect health. I would rather
be a benefactor to the sick man than to have the wealth of Croseus."
The above are remarkable words, but those who know Dr. Kessler, and
have tried his treatment, can vouch for their absolute truthfulness.
He restores the wasted power of sxual manhood.
He also cures to stay cured VARICOCELE, STRICTURE, SYPHILTIC
BLOOD POISON, NERVO-SEXUAL DEBILITY and all associate diseases
and weaknesses of man. To these maladies alone he nas earnestly devoted
23 of tho best years of his life. He makes no charge for private consulta
tion, and gives each patient a legal contract In writing to hold for his prom
le. Is It not worth your while to investigate a cure that has made life
anew to multitudes of men? If you cannot call at his office, write him your
symptoms fully. His home treatment by correspondence Is always success
ful. Address, -always enclosing 10 2-cent stamps.
J. HENRI KESSLER, M. D.
ST. LOUIS DISPENSARY
COR. SECOND AND YAMHILL STS. PORTLAND, OREGON
'FOOL'S HASTE IS NAE SPEED." DON'T HURRY
THE WORK UNLESS YOU USE
Chamber of Commerce
And will ship to market Mr. Hanan ha3
iwienuy sum tw.uju worm or stock irom
his Klamath County ranch to Mitchell
Bros for shipment to the San Francisco
Last week R. Shelton sold the Thomas
Allison farm, on Crabtree Creek, six miles
southeast of Sclo, containing 223 acres, to
Josepn Oupor, of Olivia, Minn., for $5250.
The Lincoln County Fair Association
will meet at the Courthouse In Toledo
next Thursday, November 7, to effect
permanent organization and elect officers.
Preparations are under tsay at Corval
11s for digging a drainage ditch from the
orchard of the college farm to a point
west of Cauthorn Hall, a distance of some
50 or 60 rods. A ditch Is also to be dug
from the prune-drier to connect with the
one running from the orchard south.
The case of G. F. Luckey against Lin
coln County for $5000 damages Is to bo
tried in the Circuit Court at Eugene this
week. The trial fs on a change of venue
from the Circuit Court of Lincoln County.
In the suit damages are sought by plaint
iff, whose mother was killed in the bridgo
accident on Little Elk last year.
Tho weather has been too rough to lay
tho cables from the anchors to the strand
ed Baroda, says the Coqulllo Herald. The
scheme of sluicing the sand from around
her bv turnlns: th strnnm Wnitf.'vriio hot-
way worked admirably, and while the tide
as at us nignest sne roiled till it made
those working on board of her seasick.
The schooners Albion and Parkersburg
sailed In over the Coqullle bar last
"Wednesday, and both struck on the mld
dlo bar which has formed in tho mouth
of the river recently. Tho Albion got off
and went off up the river, and is loading
at Lyons' mill. The Parkersburg had a
lot of brick- for the lighthouse on board,
and did not come off so easily. However,
she was pretty well Inside, and by put
ting a line to the breakwater she was
pulled Into the channel.
NEARING ITS CLOSE.
End of "Waierly Golf Clnb Tourna
ment in Sight.
The golf tournament at tho "Waverly
links is now drawing to a close, after
exhibitions of excellent and spirited play,
and will conclude Saturday noon. Tho
results yesterday and Saturday were a3
Tom Kerr beat Mr. McCIain.
Mr. "Walker beat P. B. Glfford, In the
Mrs. Koehler beat Mrs. "W. J. Burns.
Only two more men have to play, Tom
Kerr and Mr. "Walker, In the finals. In
the caddies tournament the winner was
Rudolph "Wllhelm. of Sellwood. Another
tournament will be held on the 23 Inst,
to play for the Blyth medal.
Exemptions From Poll Tax.
PORTLAND, Nov. 1. (To the Editor.)
Please tell me If a man blind In one eje,
or a cripple, has to work on county roads
or pay a poll tax. SUBSCRIBER.
There Is nothing In the poll-tax statute
which exempts blind men or cripples, but
the Road Supervisor can exercise discre
tion In such cases.
Tho postofHce haa been making experiments
in London and Glasgow with a new system of
telegraphy, by -which 12 mesages can be snt
oer th same wire simultaneously and the
same number can be doubled by the duplex
method of transmission.
Croup attacks a child without warning and needs very nromnt
attention or it may provo serious, even fatal. If younotica Ziy SSn
toms of croup, give baby a small dose, of uuuuwjanysymp-
Dr. BULL'S COUGH
It will relievo it instantly and
euro it in a night. No danger
from chokine after vnn hnm
t x. . ,?,vea baby ont or two doses,
ijvery mother should keep a bottle of Dr. Bull's
Cough Syrup in tho house to bo prepared for sud
den attacks of croup. Thousands of letters are
received from grateful mothers, who say their
babies' lives have been saved by Dr. Bull's Coua
Syrup. Be careful and see that you getthe gen
uine ; do not let an unrehahio dealer sell you homo
cheap preparation that he mys is " ju&t as good as
Dr. Bull'b." He is thinking of his proGts only,
not of your health or tho health of your babv
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