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THE MOBNING OREGONIA3T, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 1901.
JEFFORDS KNOCKED OUT
Hfi LASTED TWO BOUXDS BEFORE
A RIsIit-Hand Blow on the Stomach.
and Another on the Chin Settled
BALTIMORE, Nov. 8. Peter Maher put
a sudden stop to the championship aspira
tions of Jim Jeffords, of California, to
night, in the second round of what was
to Ivave been a 10-round contest, before
the Eureka Athletic Club, at Germania,
Maennerchor Hall. Both men stripped as
fit &b a fiddle, with Jeffords having all
the best of It in height and reach. The
first round began with a light punch and a
clinch, after which both men landed light,
ly and clinched again. Then Jeffords
touched Peter with a right on the ribs and
they came to a clinch. As they broke
away Jeffords touched Peter on the chin
and the latter growled about a foul,
which the referee declined to allow. Jef
fords landed lightly again, and, After an
other clinch, touched Peter on the ribs
and they locked arms once more. When
they broke away they sparred a while.
Peter sent his right to the head without
effect. The bell rang with honors easy.
In the second round Maher swung his
right to the body. They mixed it and ex
changed a series of right and left swings.
In which Jeffords got a hard right punch
on the Jaw and went to the floor. He lay
there until the referee counted five. When
he got up they mixed again, both sending
In hard rights and lefts to the ribs and
face. Peter go it this time with a stiff
right jab in the neck, going to the floor,
and, on the advice if his seconds, stayed
down until sir was counted. When he got
up they mixed it again, and, after a mu
tual exchange of half a dozen terrific
rights and lefts, Maher sent his right to
the stomach and immediately landed on
the chin with the same hand, and Jef
fords was down and out. Time, one min
ute and four seconds.
JACK GRIM IS RELEASED.
Portland Club-Will Get Alons With
out n. Playingr-Mnnagcr.
John J. Grim will not be the playing
manager of the Portland Baseball Club's
team next year. Grim was on the list of
the players reserved, but several weeks
ago a story came to him that he was
not to be kept on the team; so he
pressed matters and asked the directors
of the club what disposal they had in
store for him. The result was that Grim
received a note from the club this week
informing him that he had been re
leased from his reserve, or In other
words that his services would not be
required any longer.
Grim was a little rattled by the action
taken by the club, chiefly, he says, be
cause tney did not notify him at the
end of the season that they intended
to get along without him for the next
season. His reserve was submitted to
President Powers, of the National As
sociation of Professional Baseball
Leagues, and published in all of the local
and a number of the Eastern papers..ThIs
Grim says greatly reduoes his chances of
landing a managership next season, as
the baseball magnates who had any de
signs on him would suppose that he was
engaged for next season. He hid a chance
to get the position of manager on the
Spokane team, but with the publication
of his reservation the Spokane Club
opened negotiations for another man.
The club directors state their reason
for releasing Grim as being because they
wised to reduce the club's expenses by
having the secretary of the club attend
to all the management, and have the
team upon the field controlled by a cap
tain. They could not see any necessity
of paying a man a large salary and his
expenses for traveling around with the
team and not playing ball.
As to whether a playlng-manager, such
a? Grim was last season, is advisable is
an open question. Many contend that
without Grim the Portland team could
not have made the showing that It did
this year. Grim, while he did not play
In many of the games, was always on
the field to direct the team.
The directors of the Portland Baseball
Club have issued their first annual re
port of the expenditures and receipts of
the club. A cash balance of $719 60 is
shown, not including -the $500 guaranty
fund. During the season 53,441 general
admission tickets were sold for the games
played in Portland. Of the amount real
ized from these sales 10 per cent went to
the league sinking fund, and the balance
was divided equally between the contest
ing teams, the home team, however, tak
ing all of the grandstand receipts, except
Tacoma was the best drawing team in
this city, the club realizing over $400
more from the games played with that
team than from those played either with
Spokane or Seattle. However, when on
the road the games in Tacoma netted
less than in either of the other cities.
Spokane paid the local team best in the
The club fully expected to be able to
declare a dividend on the stock this
season, but the poor attendance at the
games during the last three weeks the
team was on the road did not come near
to covering the expenses of the trip.
Of course this greatly decreased the sur
plus In the treasury and the directors did
not deem it advisable to declare a divi
dend. As it is. the club will have no
trouble in starting the season next year,
while In case a dividend was paid it
might necessitate the asking of more
money at the beginning of next season.
The statement 'is as follows:
Capital ? 2.8C5 00
.Advertising, rents and concessions.... 802 20
Gate receipts 15,593 00
Our share of sinking fund returned.. 225 00
On hand for payment of pennant 50 00
Total .$10,535 20
Guarantee fund $ 500 00
Construction 1,018 31
Grounds 851 SO
Insurance 22 50
Supplies 490 SO
Advance GS 50
League dues 140 00
Vmplre 150 00
Salaries .-. 7,474 30
Transportation 1,479 06
Expenses 1,309 00
Board and lodging 1,835 00
Rent 400 00
Music for street parades 10S 00
Xpwspaper advertising 1,030 00
rillboard advertising-, Strewbridge Co. 125 00
PUl poter 72 00
riobe Ticket Co 00 00
Pltulnr: and stationery 670 00
Cash on hand 701 GO
Total ,...! $19,533 20
After first month umpire and league
dues were paid out of the sinking fund.
MULTXOSIA1I VS. CHEMAWA.
Football Game on Mnltnomah Field
The football team of the Multnomah
Amateur Athletic Club will play the Che
mawa Indians on Multnomah Field at 3
o'clock this afternoon. The game gives
every promise of being one" of the best
of the season, and Manager Buckenmeyer
expects a large crowd of spectators. The
Indians team is stronger than ever this!
year, as was shown when they held the
Oregon eleven down to a small score two
weeks ago. The playing of the Chemawa
men at Eugene drew forth many favorable
comments, and disinterested spectators
say that Chemawa can be counted in
the same class with Oregon and Mult
nomah. Bishop, of Salem, who may play
with the Indians, Is a sure ground-gainer.
Ruben Sanders, the crack fullback of the
Indian eleven, Is noted all over the Coast
for his line-bucking ability, and those who
have seen him In a game know that he
understands his- position.
The Multnomah team has been doing
hard work this week. Captain Kerrigan
has been out each evening with his men,
and the team Is in much better shape
than it was last Saturday' at Eugene. Mc-
Kenzle, tvho played on The Dalles team
last year, will go In as left halfback, and
will no doubt strengthen the team ma
terially. Multnomah has Improved its
team work considerably, so ought to be
in good condition to withstand the power
ful rushes of the Indian backs.
GOOD FOOTBALL PROMISED.
W. A. C. Eleven Stands n Good
Chrtnce of Beating: "U. of O.
PULLMAN, Wash., Nov. 8. The foot
ball game between the Washington Agri
cultural College and the University of
Oregon, which will be played here to
morrow, promises to be one of the best
exhibitions ever put up in this part of
the state. The local eleven outweighs
the visitors about 12 pounds to the man,
but the latter have something of an ad
vantage in speed and teamwork. How
ever, Oregon Is materially weakened" by
the loss of Murphy and McBrlde, who
were seriously Injured In the Idaho
game, and will have to enter tomorrow
with two substitutes, probably Adams
and Penland. The prospects for a close
game are good, but the odds are slightly
in favor of Washington Agricultural
PAPER CHASE TODAY.
Riders of Portland Hnnt Clnb Will
Follow the Harei.
The Portland Hunt Club will hold a
paper chase today, starting from the
Junction of the Barr and Sandy roads. The
assembly will be made at 3 P. M. The
finish has been arranged to take place
three blocks north of Woodward's Hall,
Montavllla The spectators will have an
excellent view of the ride, as the course
will be laid across an open field. The
hares are Miss Anne Shogren and E. T.
Football Game This Morning;.
The teams of the Portland Academy and
Hill Military Academy will play on the
professional baseball grounds this morn
ing at 10 o'clock. Coach Montague has
been working hard all week with the
Hill Military Academy team, and has de
voted especial attention to the ends and
tackles. The Medical College eleven has
been practicing against the team, each af
ternoon, and Captain McCulley says his
men are In the best of condition. There
are a number of old Bishop Scott Acad
emy men on the team, and the rivalry
with Portland Academy Is of long stand,
ing. Coach Dolph has put in. a hard
week with the Portland Academy boys,
who have improved wonderfully since
their game with Albany. The game this
morning will be one of the best of the
year among the academic players.
"Knoclcont" Play Nenrtng- End.
The "knockout" tournaments at the
Waverly Golf Club are drawing to a close.
The caddies' contest was won by Rudolf
WUhelm. The finals In the men's knock
out will be played either this afternoon
or Sunday, the date to be decided by the
contestants, Thomas Kerr and C. S.
Walker. The finals In the ladies' match
are to be played next Wednesday, Miss
King and Mrs. Koehler qualifying for the
final round. The competition for the
Blyth medal Is to commence Saturday,
Doctors vs. Dentists.
At 3 o'clock this afternoon the football
teams of the University of Oregon Medi
cal College and the Oregon Dental College
will meet each other on the field of the
Bishop Scott Academy. Both elevens are
In good form and a good game Is ex
pected. No admission will be charged.
There will be a game of Indoor base
ball at the Armory tonight between teams
of the Second Battalion, Third Regiment,
O. N. G., and Light Battery A. This is
the second number of the series of base
ball games that have been arranged. The
game will be called at 7:30 o'clock and no
admission will be charged.
Portland Basket Ball Team Won.
M'MINNVILLE, Or., Nov. 8. The
basket-ball game played here this even
ing between the young ladies of the
Portland High School and the co-eds of
McMinnvllle College, resulted In a victory
for the Portland team, the score being
7 to 3.
THE DAY'S RACES.
"Winners at Oakland.
SAN FRANCISCO. Nov. 8. There were
two upsets at Oakland today. Clarendo
and Cousin Carrie won at long odds. In
the closing event the saddle fell off
Goldone at the five-furlong pole, and
O'Connor rode him bareback, being beaten
only a head by Sir Hampton, after an ex
citing finish. Gibraltar was an even
money favorite for the fourth race, but
Cousin Carrie, an 8-to-l shot, got the best
of a bad start and beat him a length.
Starter Holtman suspended Jockeys J.
McCarthy and H. Stuart for one week
tor misbehavior at the post in the first
race. Weather fine, track fast. Sum
mary: Six furlongs, selling Clarendon won, Ti
zona second, Nilgar third; time, 1:15.
Futurity course, selling Royalty won,
St. Sevier second, Innocencla third; time,
One mile, selling Galanthus won, Tony
Lepp'.ng second, Game Warden third; time,
Six furlongs, selling Cousin Carrie won,
Gibraltar second, Rey de Cuba third;
Seven furlongs, selling Oscar Tolle
won, Sea Lion second, Decoy third; time,
One mile and 100 yards, selling Sir
Hampton won, Goldone second, Pat Mor
rlssey third; time, 1:47.
Races at Douglas Parle.
LOUISVILLE, Nov. 8. Results at
Five and a half furlongs -oiondle Gray
son won. Prima II second, Huntington
third; time, 1:08.
Five furlongs Charlie Thompson won,
Irresistible second, Florrie S. third; time,
Mile and a sixteenth Lady of the West
won, Eleven Bells second. Rose Bird third;
Six furlongs Jordan won. Chanterelle
second, Hatty Davis third; time, 1;15.
Six furlongs Pharaoh won. Nettle Re
gent second, J. J. T. third; time. 1:15.
Resnlts nt Latonln.
CINCINNATI, Nov. 8. Latonla results:
Six furlongs Mr. Phynlzney won, St
Bluff second, Archie third; time, 1:15.
One mile St. Hera won, Dr. Hart sec
ond, All About third; time, 1:42.
One mile Dal Keith won. Patchwork
second, Nels Morris third; time, 1:42.
Seven furlongs, selling Onnetto won,
Meggs second, Olea third; time, 1:29.
Five furlongs The Boston won, Lady
Brqckway second, Throstle third; time,
Seven furlongs Miss Soak won, Nina
B. L. second, Ethel Davis third; time,
Races nt Lakeside.
CHICAGO, Nov. 8. Lakeside results:
One mile Bragg won. Frank M. sec
ond. Automaton third; time, 1:42 2-"5.
Five and a half furlongs Bummer won.
Little Jack Horner second, Olekma third;
Five -and a half furlongs Autumn
Leaves won. Golden Glitter second, Mir
acle II third; time, 1:08 3-5.
Mile and 20 yards Ben Clark won. Re
seda second, Eva Rice third; time', 1:42 3-5.
Seven furlongs Luclen Appleby won,
John A. Clarke second, Pronta third;
time, 1:28 3-5.
Mile and a quarter Admetus won, Ban
ish second. Farmer Bennett third; time,
Races nt Aqueduct.
NEW YORK, Nov. 8. Aqueduct sum
mary: Selling, six furlongs Meronokata won,
Shoreham second, Maiden third: time,
Selling, 1 mile and 70 yards Marothen
won, Alard second, St. David third; time,
Five and a half furlongs Early Eve
won. Gay Boy second, Wild Bess third;
Selling, mile and 70 yards Criterion
won. Lucky Star second, Handicapper
third; time, 1:46 1-5.
Five and a half furlongs Honolulu won,
Carrlngton second, Mlsleader third; time,
Six furlongs Alpaca won. Torsion sec
ond, Touraine third; time, 1:15 1-5.
Races at Liverpool.
LONDON, Nov. 8.-7 T. Simpson Jay's
Florlform won the Liverpool Autumn cup
of 1200 sovereigns at the Liverpool Au
tumn meeting .today. Lord Stanley's Bel
lisslon was second and Colonel H. Mc
Calmont's St McLou was third. The dis
tance was one mile and three furlongs.
Stanford-Berkeley Game Today.
SAN FRaNCISCO, Nov. 8. The eleventh
annual football game between Stanford
and Berkeley will be played in this city
tomorrow. Stanford is a 10-to-8 favorite,
owing to her weight Tomorrow's game
will be the last one played on the college
campus. The following is the probable
Stanford. Position. California.
Clark, 175 L. E Dibblee, L6
Traeger, 190 L. T..... Albertson, 175
Thompson, 180 ....L. G Stow, 175
Lee. 195 Center Gendottl, 164
Barnhlsel, 183 R. G Overall, 198
McFadden. 180 ....R. T. Hansen, 168
Cooper, 160 R. E Hudson, 152
Raltt, 160 Q. B More, 150
Hill, 185 L. H Mini, 145
Fisher (C), 165.... R. H..Womble (C.) lo8
Slaker, 178 F. B JDuden. 157
Total we'ghts Stanford, 1951; Califor
Average Stanford, 177 4-11; California,
Horse Broke Jumping? Record.
CHICAGO, Nov. 8. At the horse show
in the Coliseum tonight the high jumper,
Heather Bloom, a bay gelding 6 years old
and 16 hands high, owned by Howard Wil
letts, of White Plains, N. Y., broke the
world's Indoo record for jumping horses.
Hiather Bloom cleared the bar at 7 feet
I Tomorrow's Oregonlan will contain I
exactly what the President's wife
t said about being able to dress well T
en not more than $300 a year.
AD0LPH F. KRAUS DEAD.
Famous Scnlptor Passed Aivay in a
Massachusetts Insane Asylum.
HYDE PARK, Mass., Nov. 8. Adolph
F. Kraus, the famous sculptor, died in
Danvers Insane Asylum last night Mr.
Kraus had been receiving treatment at the
institution since last July. He was 51
years of age. A widow, four sons and
two daughters survive him. A pensioner
of the Prussian Government and a win
ner of the grand prize of Rome, the name
of the sculptor was established In Eu
rope before he came1 to America In 1SS1.
In this country he continued to win fame,
and It was the disappointment of his am
bition to produce a masterpiece which is
aald to have caused his mind to give way.
He had partially completed a model in
clay of a heroic figure of Belshazzar at
the moment of seeing the handwriting on
the wall when his mind became unbal
anced. Among his noted pieces In Amer
ica are the Theodore Parker and the Cris
pus Attucks monuments. He was the
sculptor of the winged figures of Victory
that crowned the towers of machinery
hall at the world's fair at Chicago, and
which received great admiration.
Mrs. Archibald S. White.
NEW YORK, Nov. 8. Mrs. Archibald
S. White, 4a years old, wife of the presi
dent of the National Salt Company, was
found dead In the bathroom of the resi
dence on Eighty-sixth street today. A
slip on the floor of the bathroom caused
her to fall backward, her head striking
the edge of a marble basin, fracturing her
skull. Mrs. White's maid went to her
room some time after the accident. Not
finding her mistress, the maid went to
the bathroom, where Mrs. White lay on
the floor dead.
Captain Bedford Sargent.
PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 8. Captain Red
ford Sargent, marine superintendent of
Cramps' Shipyard, died today, aged 60
years. All the big vessels built by the
Cramps during the last nine years have
been under the direct command of Cap
tain Sargent on their trialo.
Mother Bikerdyke, Army Nurse.
BUNKER HILL, Kan., Nov. 8. Mother
Bikerdyke, of Army fame, died here this
afternoon at the age of 84 years. She was
a nurse during the Civil War.
Indiana German Editor.
FORT WAYNE, Ind., Nov. 8. Hon.
John D. Sarnlghausen, publisher of the In
diana Staats Zeltung, and one of the old
est German editors in the country, died
here today, aged 86.
COURT'S NEW QUARTERS.
Will Not Take Tip the Case Until Kext
WASHINGTON, Nov. 8. The Schley
court of inquiry today transferred its
effects, from the gunners' workshop in the
Navy-Yard to the uptown quarters in the
McLean Building, Vermont avenue and
H streets, which will be the consulting
quarters. No effort will be mad,e by the
members of the court even to confer upon
the case, however, before next Monday,
as they are In need of mental and phys
ical rest. The court will ask the Navy
Department to supply It with clerical
assistance and a stenographer to do the
mechanical work involved in the prepara
tion of the report In order that the
court may absolutely control such assist
ants. It is probable that recourse will be
had to men In the naval service, such
as yeomen, who are subject to naval dis
cipline. Captain Lemly, Judge-Advocate of
the court, has gone to Kansas City, Mo.,
to attend the meeting of the National
Prison Reform Association, in which he Is
interested by reason of the fact that he
is specially charged with the conduct of
the naval prisons at Boston, Norfolk and
Invited to Hot Springs.
HOT SPRINGS, Ark., Nov. 8. At a spe
cial session of the City Council tonight
an invitation was extended to Admiral
Schley to visit Hot Springs and remain
as long, as Is his pleasure, the guest of
Schley Will Visit Nashville.
NASHVILLE, Nov. 8. Admiral Schley
has accepted the Invitation of the Knights
Templar and Retail Merchants Associa
tion to visit Nashville, and will probably
do so in January.
Poultney Blgelow's Lectures.
LONDON, Nov. 8. Poultney BIgeiow,
who sailed for the United States today
on the White Star steamer Celtic, has re
ceived and accepted an Invitation from
the Boston Military Historical Society to
deliver the inaugural -lecture December
2 on the subject of "German Army Life."
Subsequently Mr. Blgelow will lecture at
several universities on the German mili
Webfoot Hard Wheat Flour
Will rive perfect satisfaction.
MAY LOSE HER PENSION
BUREAU INVESTIGATING DR. MARY
She Called the Execution of Cxol
grosz a Murder and the Late Pres
ident Himself a Murderer.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 8. The Pension
Bureau is investigating utterances attrib
uted to Dr. Mary Walker, the ex-Army
nurse, who has worn masculine attire in
recent years, and who is alleged to have
called the execution of Czolgosz, the as
sassin, a murder, and the late President
himself a murderer, on account of his
policy in the Philippines. A special ex
aminer of the Pension Office at Osweiro.
'N. Y., Is Investigating the matter, and
nis report will be kept on flle at the bu
reau here In readiness for submission to
Congress in case that body should call
for It Commissioner Evans explained
today that he "hid no authority to revoke
the woman's pension, but that Congress
could do so if it desired.
MATTERS BEFORE THE CABINET.
Captain Carter's Rehearing: and the
WASHINGTON, Nov. A The Cabinet
meeting today developed the fact that
there exists an entire misapprehension
concerning the legal proceedings which
are to take place in Chicago In the case
of Captain Oberlln M. Carter. Attorney-General
Knox explained to the Cabi
net .today that Captain Carter was not
to be given a new trial before Judge
Kohlsaat, as has been erroneously re
ported. The Government has attached
$150,000 of the property belonging to Cap
tain Carter, and the question which will
be tried before Judge Kohlsaat relates
only to the title of that property. Attorney-General
Knox said that with the
$150,000 which the government will soon
recover, the total amount restored to the
Government will foot up to over $500,000.
A considerable portion of the Cabinet
meeting today was devoted to talking over
the plans of the National McKinley
Memorial Association. Before the Cabinet
met formally, Senator Hanna discussed
the subject with the President and Cabi
net. He explained the necessity for ab
solute harmony between the association
of which he is trustee and the McKinley
Memorial Arch Association, of this city,
but argued that In seeking popular sub
scriptions the former organization, which
plans the erection of a suitable monument
at Canton, should have the right of way.
Senator Hanna thought that about $750,000
should be used In the erection of a suit
Secretary Root Is somewhat perplexed
In preparing his annual report on ac
count of the delay In receiving the report
from the Philippine Commission. The
commission's report, together with a spe
cial envoy sent to the Philippines to re
port on the banking and currency condi
tions of the Islands, left Manila on the
transport Sheridan. Two weeks ago the
Sheridan broke down In Japan, and the
Warren was ordered to bring her pas
sengers and important mail. A few days
ago the Warren broke down and the
Hancock Has just sailed from Manila to
take, her place. These accidents will pre
vent the report of the Philippine Com
mission, ps well as the report of the
special representative on currency, from
reaching Secretary Root In time to be
used In his annual report Meanwhile,
he is using such information as already
has been prepared in the Bureau of In
sular Affairs, but It Is likely that a sup
plemental report will be made by the
Secretary covering the Philippines and
based on the commission's report.
WASHINGTON. Nov. 8. President
Roosevelt has decided not to make any
more appointments of Importance until
Congress meets. All recess appointees
must be reappointed on the re-assem-bllng
of Congress, and the President
thinks that all the larger appointments
should be held up until he can send the
names directly to the Senate. No Imme
diate action, therefore, will be taken In
the case of the appralsershlp and collec
torshlp of the Port of New York.
The President has appoinated Thomas
Swobe, of Michigan, an assistant Quar
termaster In the Army, with the rank
of Captain, to fill a vacancy. Captain
Swobe was a naval war veteran, and also
served as Captain and assistant Quarter
master of volunteers during the recent
war with Spain. The following appoint
ments were also made:
Majors of Infantry, "William Nichols,
Colville P. Ferrett, Nat P. Phlster. Alexis
R. Paxton, William R. Abercromble.
Montgomery M. Macomb, Major, Artil
lery Corps; C. P. Armstead, Captain, Ar
tillery Corps; Earl W. Taylor, First
Lieutenant, Artillery Corps; G. Frank H.
Titus, Matthew Leepere, Surgeons of
Volunteers, rank of Major; Luke P. Peck,
Assistant Surgeon of Volunteers, rank of
Captain; Walter Clifford Chichester, Reu
ben Boyd Miller, Assistant Surgeons,
rank of First Lieutenant.
. Memorial Ansoclntlon's Plans.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 8. The plans of
the two associations formed for the pur
pose of erecting memorials to the late
President McKinley, the monument at
Canton and the memorial arch at Wash
ington, were the subject of an Informal
conference today between Senator Hanna
and Secretary Cortelyou, representing the
Ohio organization, and Commissioner H.
B. McFarlan, of the Washington Me
morial Association. There was a general
of a laxative of known value and distinctive
action is rapidly growing in public favor, along
with the many other material improvements of
the age. The many
who ewII informed
must understand quite clearly," that in order
to meet the above conditions a laxative should
be wholly free from every objectionable quality
or substance, with its component parts simple
and wholesome and it should act pleasantly
and gently without disturbing the natural
functions in any way. The laxative which
fulfils most perfectly the requirements, in the
highest degree, is
The sale of millions of bottles annually for
many years past, and the universal satisfaction
which it has given confirm the claim we make,
.that it possesses the qualities which commend
it to public favor.
comparison of notes regarding the work
undertaken by the two bodies, and an. ex
change of Ideas as to the methods adopt
ed for raising money. The conference
showed that both bodies are well organ
ized to prosecute the work undertaken.
No definite action was taken, as the gath
erlng was Informal and for purposes of
Callers at the White House.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 8. Representa
tive Payne, chairman of the ways and
means committee of the' House, and Re
publican leader of that body, again saw
the President today, In company with
I Representative Steele, who is also a mem
ber of the committee. The President dis
cussed with them matters of reciprocity,
revenue and tariff, which may come be
fore their committee at the approaching
session of Congress.
Senator Hanna today made his first
visit to the White House since the death
of the late President McKinley. He was
accompanied by John G. Mllburn, of
Buffalo, at whose residence Mr. McKinley
died. The President received both of
Merrlnm to Retire.
DENVER, Colo., Nov. 8. The Republi
can this morning says: ,
"General John C. Bates, In command
of the Department of the Missouri, at
Omaha, will assume temporary com
mand of the Department of the Colorado
upon the retirement of General H. C.
Merrlam, which takes place on the 13th
of this month. General Bates will direct
affairs in both departments from Omaha.
General MacArthur, it is practically as
sured, win assume the command of the
! department permanently the latter part
of this year."
Preparing the New Canal Treaty.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 8. Lord Paunce
fote, the British Ambassador, had a half
hour's talk with Secretary Hay in regard
to preparation of the new Hay-Paunce-fote
treaty. It Is expected. In view of the
progress that has been made, that the
convention may be concluded the latter
part of next week.
West Point Rules Changed.
I WASHINGTON, Nov. 8 .Secretary Root
has Issued an order changing the regu-
latlons relative to admission to West
I Point so that the academic board ma
appoint candidates who are graduates of .
High Schools or students of colreges and i
universities, without enforcing them to j
pass me menial cxmniimiiuu picauiuua
by the department
Islands Connected by Cable.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 8. General Greely
has received a cablegram from Manila
announcing that the Islands of Masbate
and Panay have been connected by cable.
It Is expected that this cable will materi
ally assist the Army operations now in
GREAT WEALTH OF ALASKA
Its Resources Bnrely Touched
IMcnsant to Live in SltUn.
W. L. Dlatln, Surveyor-General of Alas- J
ka, is at the Imperial, accompanied by his
wife. He has lived in Sitka for the past j
four years, or since he was appointed,
on the creation of the office and likes the
country very much. "We have a cli
mate that strongly resemb.cd that ot 1
Puget Sound," he said, "although more
snow falls in the Winter time. We think '
Sitka is quite a pleasant place to live in,
although matters are In a somewhat
crude state yet. The population of the J
town, including Indians, Is about 1200, and
there are quite a number of Government t
officials quartered there. This adds to
the social advantages of the place, and, as
we have been getting mall from the States
twice a month, we are not so far out of
the world as many suppose. Hereafter
we will have four mails monthly."
General Dlstln thinks Alaska Is going
to prove Itself of Increasing richness, as j
its resources are developed. "Our mineral .
wealth alone will keep people digging and j
building for centuries," he said, "'ana our
fisheries and canneries are increasing from
year to year. I cannot say much for ac
rlculture, however, although there aro a
great many fertile areas where vegetation
thrives with remarkable vigor, considering
the latitude of the -country. The Govern
ment has land offices located at Sitka. St.
Michael and Rampart City, and a great
many homestead entries are being. mad
at each of these. Homesteaders, how
ever, are only allowed W acres In Alaska,
and I think they should be given 160.
"Very little Government surveying has
been done In the territory yet, and this
has been confined to the southeastern part.
The face of the country Is usually very
mountainous and so surveys, have been
confined to the localities where settle
ment has rendered them necessary. My
deputies are mostly engaged in mining or
some other business on their own account
and so do not work for the Government
constantly. The reports from deputies
all over the territory all agree as to the
undeveloped mineral resources of each re
gion and I consider the whole territory
a veritable mine of wealth."
General Dlstln and wife will remain a
few days In Portland, .before returning
to Alaska about the middle of the pres
ent month. In speaking of his impres
sions of Portland, he said: "I admire the
city very much and I consider It secure
In the Important position It has gained In
the .Northwest. Its solidity, size, and
evidences of wealth cannot help Impres
sing strangers who take advantage of a
few days' stay by traveling about the
city and visiting Its many points of Inter
est. It seems to me that I should like
to live here very much." General Dlstln's
home is In Qulncy, 111.
Registered by U. S.
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8P A IIJm! lit
Dr. George Ben Johnston, Richmond, Va., Ex-PreSklrn Mdical Society of
Virginia and professor of Gynecolygv ani Abdonrnal Sunjery Medrcai Colfege of
Virginia: "If I WERE ASKED WHA1 MINERAL VVArErt HA . 1 ilE WIDEST
RANGE of USEFULNESS, I WOULD UNHESITATINGLY ANSWER, BUFrALO
LlTHIA. It is a most valuable rem;Jy in many oascurc and stubborn ccn-itions.
which, at best, yield slowly, if at all, to drugs. In Uric Acid D!atiels, Gout,
Rheumatism, Lithaemfa, and lh like, Its beneficial effects are prompt anil
"Almost any case of Pyelitis or CysIHIs will be alleviated by II, and many
"I nave had evidence of the undoubted Disintegrating, Solvent a.id Eliminat
ing powersoF this water in RENAL 4LCULU 3, and 1 have known ib lo'u .on
tinusd use to permanently break up th j gravel-forming haoil.
"It is an agent of great value'in the treatment of ALBU.MrNURiA of PRLO N
CY, and is an ex. ellent diuretic in bCARLATlNA and IYP.101D FEVER, .n all
forms of BRIGHT'S DISEASE, exeept those hopelessly aJvancid, Its qood
effects are pronounced. I believe it has been the mjins of probnjm many hcs
in this trouble. 1 regard it as a fine agent for ebtablibhmi rrper renal function
preceding surgical operations, and very useful in thi after treatment oT operiUvs
Spring No. 1 Is both a NERVE and a BLOOD TONIC, and in PALF,
FEEBLE and ANAEMIC SUBJECTS is to be preferred. In the absence of thebe
symDtoms." No. 2 N to be preferred.
BonBiALniiiAYfiaBi ''iJSJ? by Grocers and Dru?g,sts
Testimonials whicn defy all imputations or questions sent to any address.
PROPRIETOR BUFFALO LlTHIA SPRINGS, VIRGINIA
STRUCK GOLD IN HELENA.
Rich Ledge Found on the Site of the
HELENA, Mont., Nov. S. A ledge of
free-milling gold ore was struck today
while grading the foundation for the
United States Federal building, which Is
now under construction. The ledge Is a
very strong one of Iron-stained quaitz,
containing free-milling gold. The Gov
ernment, vhen letting the contract for
tho Government building, expressly stipu
lated that any iinds of mineral made by
the contrnctor should go to the Govern
ment. This Is the second strike of rich
ore made within the Helena city limits
within the last 30 days. The ledge extends
across the street under the residence of
Colonel Thomas Cruse, and was shown up
again while grading for a street at a
point about 1000 feet northwest of the
Government building site. The ground
through which the ledge runs is the best
residence district In Helena. There are a
series of these big ledges running north
west and southeast across the site of the
city. The diversity In Interests In the
ground has been the difficulty in the way
Harper & Bros. Itecel- erxhip.
NEW YORK. Nov. 8. Francis C. Can
tine, as referee, has made his report in
the Supreme Court approving the accounts
ot the Morton Trust Company, recolver of
Harper & Bros., publishers. The business
of the company was bought by the new
Arm of the same name In September,
1900. The receiver collected J1.8,4K1.
Claims were presented by 47 creditors ag
gregating $2,004,203, and these were al
lowed. The new corporation held $1,999.
037. The balance In the hands of the re
ceiver, which Is available for distribu
tion, Is $9677.
Suprnr Machinery for Porto Rico.
NEW YORK, Nov. 8.--Nearly $1,000,000 J
worth of American equipment, machinery,
etc., has Just been ordered by the South
Porto Rico Sugar Company, of this city,
for Installation in its Porto Rico planta
tion. The company Is capitalized at $3,C00,
000. William Schall, Jr., of the banking
house of Muller, Schall & Cq.. Is president.
It has acquired 4000 acres of sugar lands
at Quanlca, on the south side of Porto
Rico. The plant Is expected to be In oper
ation by December, 1902
Increased Capital Stock.
ALBANY, N. Y.. Nov. 8. The Com
mercial Pacific Cable Company, re
cently Incorporated to operate a cable line
hntwppn this countrv and the Phllinnlne
Islands, today filed with the Secretary of j
State a certificate of Increase of capital (
from $100,000 t $3,000,000. I
is due to the originality and simplicity of the
combination and also to the method of manu
facture, which is known to the California Fig
Syrup Co. only, and which ensures that per
fect purity and uniformity of product essential
to the ideal home laxative. In order to get
l$s jjrfcfici&l fffscts
always buy the genuine and note the full name
of the Company California Fig Syrup Co.
printed on the front of every package. In the
process of manufacturing figs are used as thev
are pleasant to the taste, but the medicinal
virtues of Syrup of Figs are obtained from -an
excellent cqmbination of plants known to be
medicinally laxative and to act most beneficially.
louisvi! le.Ky. ft
for 5&le by all drujists Price
'"rt ' !"
Etc. Its Disin
vent, and Elim
over Renal Cai
PRUDENT WITH PARK MONEY
Commission linn to Go Sloiv Because
of Limited Fundi.
The Park Commission has been going
slow in the matter of creating expanses
of late, and tome reductions have been
made in the force. "The sum of $14,0t0
does not go very far when there is to
much park improving to do," one of the
commissioners said yesterday, "and wc
have been buying considerable machlnery
and implements with which to carry on
the work. The turn of one-half a mUl
was set aside out of the total levy this
year, and we have been trjlng to keep
within the limit In carrying on the Im
provements to each of the city's parks.
Next year the s-um total realized from this
half-mill tax may reach $15,000 or $16.0W,
according to the assessed valuation of
the city, and we can proceed with Biore
"In the Spring we shall improvth
parknear the John Mock place, north of
Albln'a, by clearing the tract and setting
out shade treea. There are u number o.
thrifty young firs and maples which an
now of the right age to transplant and
these will be set out where they will .Jo
the ma&t good.
"This tract contains 29 acre and about
10 acres have been cleared and cultivated
for several years, the city hazing leased
this portion. Grass will be planted in
this and the place beautified in such a
way that the people of University Park.
Portsmouth and St. Johns will have a
pleasant place In which to spend Summer
afternoons. This tract cost the old town
of Alblna $5u,)0 before consolidation an
the city is now paying 53000 a year In
terest on the bonds. The tract fe a Hnf
one, however, ami will become, more, val
uable as the years advance, and tht por
tion of the city becomes more densely pop
ulated." The Commission is considering the nro
ject of leasing the Hawthorne Parn, on the
East Side, and a special meeting may b
called next week to debate on It. Th
proximity of this park to the thickly .set
tled portion of that section makes it iv
very desirable acquisition and It is likely
the Commissioners and the Hawthorne
estate will come to term in the ,mitt r
of turning It over to the city.
Electrocuted in the Air.
COUNCIL BLUFFS. Nov. S.-Frank Mr
Coy, an electrician In the employ of tho
electric light company, wa electroeut d
by a live wire at the top of .1 130-foot
electric tower today. He went oh th
tower to repair a broken light, and wa-
found dead Inter, a, current of ZQC0 oIt3
having passed through his tuxA', He was
suspended in the air, hanging across th
railing of the platform at the top. of tho
fifty cents per bottle.