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TOT;. HORNING OEEGONIAN, THURSDAY, ' r MARCH V 23, 190o.y
PARTIES IN FIELD
Directed byjlnginears of the
SURVEYING IS IN UMATILLA
Extension of W. & C. R. Towa 1 the
'.HPpner Coal Fields andRoad
' Across -the- Reservation to
Blue 'Mountains Proposed.
PENDLETON. Qr-, .March 22. (Spe
cial.) Two " engineering parties are
now in the field in Umatilla County,
making: preliminary surveys for. the
Northern Pacific. W. C. Marlon, with
a fcrce of evca men. is -working; in the
direction of Birch Creek, having al
ready set stakes for a distance of a
mile and a half from the city.
While the engineers are noncom
mittal concerning; the objective point
of the survey, it la known that the
proposed road Is to bo an extension of
the Washington & Columbia River
Hallway toward the coal region In the
vicinity of Gurdane and Heppnen
The other party is engaged In mak
ing preliminary surveys from Athena
for a railroad- from that town across
the Umatilla Indian Reservation to
some point in the Blue Mountains. This
Is also said to bo for an extension' of
the V. & C R. Into the Wallowa
Joseph McCabe, vice-president and
general manager of the W. & C R., "Who
was Ii the cit? yesterday, refused to
make a statement as to the proposed
extensions further than "that, the road
was riow making money and that plans
are being made to increase the busi
ness of the road."
The proposed extension to Heppner
by the W. & C. R. and Northern Pa
cific is understood to be the same
project started by Pendleton citizens
some time. ago. Incorporation papers
lor" the PendleU!i Railroad Company
were recently filed here, having as Its
incorporators C. J. Smith. J. 21. Raley.
C. H. Carter, C. K. Redfiold and C.
Rhea. The latter arc residents of
Mr. Redfifld arrived tonight from
Heppner, and when asked whether the
proposed Pendleton Railroad was a
preliminary step for the Northern Pa-,
cifio denied the rumor, but intimated
that if the Northern Pacific extended
its line into Cential Oregon the plant
of the Pendletoncompany would not
be prosecuted at present.
man to the ground. A -wallet containing
the i-180 in greenbacks was quickly taken
from Davenport' coat pocket, and the
Davenport's back was so severely
strained that he lay helpless until he
was found by Alderman Robert Downing
a few moments later. Officers were noti
fied, and Sheriff Cnlver and Policeman
Murphy took the Injured man to the hospital-.
Davenport would answer but few ques
tions concerning himself, bis reticence
being due. probably, to the Intense suffer
ing be is enduring. His lower limbs seem
to b completely paralyzed 3s a result
of the injury to his spine when he was
thrown. The officers arc of the opinion
I that the robers followed DavenpOrf here
from-Portland' this morning and awaited
an opportunity to hold him up and secure
the money they haqf learned ne carneu.
MRS. SMITrl HAS DISAPPEARED
Deputy Sheriff Has Summons to Face
SEATTLE. Wash., March 22. (Special.)
Is Mrs. Lloyd A. Smith, of the Gray
Gander Oil stock fame. In the city, or
has she loft for her homX in California.
That question Is perplexing Deputy Sher
iff Liner: who for the last 24 hours has
been searching every place where ne
imagines the woman might be. In order
to serve her with a summons and com
plaint .that he carries in his pocket. The
document was given to the. Sheriff a few
hours after the woman was released
from the criminal prosecutions yester
The complaint recites that Mrs. smith
defrauded Mrs. Rose Daugherty out of
$1000 by selling her oil stock which she
knew to be worthless. The same tacts
are alleged as in the criminal prosecu
tion, except that Rose- uaugnerxy asKS
judgment for cash instead of seeking to
send Mrs.Smith to the penitentiary.
Mrs- Smith's lawyers declare that she
has left town.
THEORY OF NATURAL DEATH
San Francisco Detectives Have Prac
tically Dropped Stanford Case.
SAN FRANCISCO. March 22. There are
Indications that the police department In
tends to cease Us Investigations into the
death of Mrs. Jane Stanford and that
the detectives are inclined to the natural
death theory. Detective Gibson, who had
been working on the case, was- today as
rtgned to some purely local work and
Detective Reynolds was at his nome.
Captain Burnett, however, is sua going
over the statements of witnesses before
the Honolulu inquest The statement
made by Miss Berner to detectives con
cernlng Mrs. Stanford's dying moments di
rectly contradicts tho- testimony oi ur.
Humphris, the attending physician. She
said Mrs. Stanford's body did not become
rigid and appoared perfectly natural even
Dr. Humphris testified that the body
was rigid and the face distorted.
FTOAD TO CRATER LAKE ASSURED
Southern Pacific Grants Junction
Facilities and Rails.
MEDFORD. Or., March 22. (Special.)
W. SR. Coman. general freight and pas
senger agent of the Southern Pacific is
Ticre today in consultation with, officials
of the Medford & Crater Lake Railroad
in reference to building the road. It is
understood, that tho Southern Pacific
Company has granted a right of way
along the'sidetracks from the terminus of
the M. & C. L., one mile north of the
Southern Pacific depot yards at Med
ford. giving the M. & C. L. all the fa
cilities of a Junction, and that the steel
needed for the tracks on the new road
be furnished from the rails now being
taken up. This assures the construction
of its road.
The subscription of 525,000 asked from
Medford has prartlcaly been made up.
The company will be ready to lot con
tracts in a few days. Right of way has
been secured for 35 miles.
Railroad Surveyors In Lewis County.
CHE II A LIS. Wash.. March 22. (Spe
cial.) George Robinson, who has just
returned from the eastern part of
Lewis County, reports that a party of
railroad engineers are working be
tween Elbe and Morton. This Is the
supposed route for the extension of
the Tacoma la Eastern. There is
troublesome range of hills south of
BEST SPRING IN MANY YEARS
Farmers In the Palouse Are a Month
Ahead With Their Work.
COLFAX. Wash.. March 22. (Special. )-
Rait almost every night for the past
week have placed the ground in fine con
dltlon, and given both Spring and Winter
wheat a fine start. The rnins have fallen
at night and the day. as a rule, have
beep warm and bright. This lias ben
beneficial In many ways. It did not in
terferc with farm work and It has kept
the grain and other vegetation growing.
The cron nrosDect is now considered
above the average at this time of year
and the acreage will be tho, largest in
the history or the county.
. Farmers are well along with their
Spring work. On an average for the
entire county. It is thought the season
Is fully one month earlier than for ten
years. "This is a big advantage to the
crops, as early-sown grain has always
yielded better than that sown later In
the season. In many localities all the
Soring seeding is done. Such a condition
has never been known here at this sea
son. The ground is warm and damp and
grain is coming up nicely. Little Winter
wheat, was killed-and only a few fields
have been rosown. H. H. Copley, one of
the jplonecr farmers of this county, said
'I have farmed .26 years In this county
and I consider this the best Spring we
havjB had in that time. 1 ne-or saw
better prospect for a big crop of grain.
The soil' is; in excellent condition and
the early sowing Is greatly In favor of
a. big. yield. I look for one -of the best
seasons In the history of -Whitman
.Rain Welcome in Wallowa.
ENTERPRISE. Or.. March -.(Special.)
The recent rains here are wel
comed by the r sheepmen and farmers of
this .seetlort. . . ' Tb.erc has been no snow
on tho ranges the past Winter and the
sheepmen found themselves without
water this. Spring when thoy left the
leedlng grounds for the Spring range.
tanners who are not In a .nosition to
irrigate their props fear that unless there
Js plenty of rain they are in danger of
STRANGER GAROTTED IN SALEM
Robbed cf Fat Wallet and Left With
Body Partly Pa-alyred.
SALEM, Or.. March 22. (Special.)-Nor-man
Davenport, of New York City, was
Jiera. up and robbed of USD hero tonight,
and Is lying dangerously injured as a
result of the rough handling he received
from the two highwaymen who commit
ted the deed.
Davenport arrived here today and was
iBtroulng around the city this evening.
As be was passing along Winter street.
between Cbemeketa and CenteK be met
two men, when one of them suddenly
poked a revolver In his face and com
'manded him to hold up his hands.
Davenport struck at the thug and
knocked hun partly down, but at the
same instant he was- seized from bchln
by the other 'assailant, who caught, him
around "the neck, pressed his " knee "fifto
Davenport's back andJcrked the helpless
Henry H. Western Died in Poorhouse
and His Will Directs That Hjs
Daughters Shall Have Prop
. erty, Not Palthlecs Spouse.
SEATTLE. March (Special) Suit
was filed in the Superior Court today to
annul a decree of divorce after one of
the parties had died. In his last will and
testament, which was admitted to probate
yesterday, Henry H. Western, a pioneer
of King County, provided thats-his exec
utor should carry on litigation to have
the decree of divorce given his wife three
months ago dissolved and vacated. In
accordance with this' request of the de
ceased, the executor of his will this morn
ing commenced a suit to set aside the
In a decree of divorce granted Mrs. Ada
H. Western, in December, 1S04. the woman
was named as sole and separate owner of
a farm eight miles from the city, upon
which the deceased pioneer had resided
for 38 years. The farm, which consisted
of 2 acres, and was valued at $39,000, had
been taken up as a homestead by N Henry
H. Western. The suit commenced today
GOVERNOR AT WALLA WALLA
Visits Penitentiary in Morning:
Holds Reception In Evening.
WALLA WALLA, Wash.. March 22.
(Special.) Governor Mead put in a strenu
ous day, inspecting the penitentiary and
grounds In the morning, receiving politi
cians from Walla Walla and surrounding
counties In the afternoon. After taking
dinner In the evening with Register. Jo
seph Mohundro. of the land office, he re
ceived the public at the Commercial Club
rooms from & to 10 o'clock tonight. He
was assisted by Mayor Hunt, Warden
Kees, John B. Catron and Eugene-iwr
ton. Democratic and Republican county
chairmen; Colonel Stcevers. of Fort Walla
waiia, ana several otner prominent cm
Tomorrow morning the Governor will
speak at Whitman Collego Chapel ser
vices and take dinner with State Senator
Pauly in the evening.
INDICTED ON A FELONY CHARGE
President of San Francisco Board of
Public Works Out on Bail.
SAN FRANCISCO, March 22. Frank A.
Maes(retti. president of the Board of
Public Works of this city, was today in-
d kited by the grand Jury on a felony
charge. He is accused of Inducing wit
nesses to testify falsely In the case of
Charles Wyman, formerly a bookkeeper
In his employ, who is now serving a sen
tence in the state s prison for fraudulent
voting at the last primary election.
Mastretti was taken Into custody and
released on $3000 ball. He characterised
his arrest as a case of persecution.
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ts.uiea oy rtoDoers in nis store.
fiAN BERNARDINO, Cal.. March 22.
J. W. Shumate, a dry goods niorchant.
was shot and killed in bis store at Col
ton by robbers some time during the
early hours tills morning, his body be
ing found at 6:30 o'clock by a boy who
had entered the store to make33. pur
chase. "Under Shumate s body lay his
double-barreled shotgun, with one barrel
discharged; and a 3S-cauoer revolver,
with five chambers empty. Ho had been
sleeping In the store, which had recently
Attacked by Drunken Loggers.
ALBANY. Or., March 22. (Special.)
At Harrlsburg, near here, two loggers are
under arrest charged with assault and
robbery. Three men came In from the
mountains where they worked In a log
ging camp. After Imbibing the men got
Into a fight In the rear or a saloon
Henry Bootjack and J. M. McGrath as
saultcd W. J. Twltchell, their companion.
kicked him in the face and robbed him of
$3. Bootjack and McGrath are under ar
rest on a charge of robbery.
Takes Job With Government.
SAN FRANCISCO. March 22. F. C
Hermann. 'resigned his position of assist
ant engineer in the office of the City
Engineer today to take the post of United
States Government Irrigation engineer. In
charge of the Rocky Mountain division
His new field of work embraces Wyom
lng. Montana, Idaho. Utah, and Colorado,
His headquarters will be at Cheyenne,
Wyo., and he will assume office at once
Kilted at Cavalry Drill.
HELENA. Mont, March 22.-A special
to tho Record from Fort Assinibolne says
Trooper George Hudson, of tho" Third
Cavalry, was Instantly killed while at
cavalry drllL The cavalrymen were go
ing through wdat is called the ''monkey,"
or rough rider drill, when Hudson's horse
stepped into a badger hole and fell, throw
lng Its rider. Hudson's neck was broken.
Robbed Safe at High Noon.
SEATTLE, March 22. The iron, safe In
Duncan & Sons' saddlery and "harness
store, on Western avenue, was -broken
into at noon today by a thief who se
cured $155 In gold rid escaped. The rob
bery occurred at a time of day when
dozens of persons were passing along the
SUES FROM GRAVE
Late King Pioneer Wants
WIFE. HAS VALUABLE FARM
Clyde It. Clancy, Seattle Society Man,
Charged With Uncoln Hotel
by the executor of the will has for Its
purpose the vacation of the decree grant
ing this land to the former wife.
Western, in his will, made It the duty
of the executor of his will to bring, suit
to wrest possession of the property from
his quondam wife. He wished to sec the
farm taken from her and held in trust
for his two minor daughters. After the
farm upon which Wertern had lived for
3S years was given to his wife, the old pio
neer, being without any means, was
forced to leave it and take refuge In the
County Poor Farm. There he died March
15. In his last davs"he subsisted on the
charity of his friends, while his wife lived
on the farm and used the profits accruing
from It for her own benefit.
Tho complaint filed this morning alleges
that at the time tho divorce was granted
to Ada H. western she was about to be
come a mother to a child of which a man
other than her husband was the father.
To prevent Western's son from telling
the court these facts, the complaint de
clarcs that Mrs. "YNostern and her para
mour bribed and induced Peter Western,
the son of the deceased pioneer, to leave
Seattle and go to the Philippines a few
days before he was to be called as a wit
ness on behalf of his father.
The complaint also alleges that in the
very month the divorce was granted Mrs.
Western pretended to Edward S. Keene.
a money-lender, -that she was the wife
of H. B. Hudson, and signed a mortgage
with him as his wife. Attorney Fulton
had papers foe a retrial of the divorce
proceedings ready to sign when the pio
neer died. His will showed provision had
been made for this emergency.
dera's hand and" would have killed him.
but the bystanders interfered. Thorn died
the next day from the effect of his
District Attorney Lomax. in his open
ing statement to the Jury, said the state
would prove a clear case of murder. C
A. Johns, in his statement to the jury,
said he would establish a, clear case of
self-defense. He said he would prove
that Thorn was a bad man with a gun.
that he had assaulted Maddern. and that
short ilmo before Thorn had tried to
shoot a man and was only prevented by
his Intended victim catching the hammer
ot the revolver with his hand and pre
venting it from exploding the cartridge.
It is a case that Is attracting a great
deal of interest. Both sides are making
a hard fight. VThe case probably will go
to tee jury some time tomorrow, xnerc
is one criminal case to follow this, after
which the Sunday law violation cases will
SOUTHERN PACIFIC WASHOUTS
Heavy Rains Have Tied Up All Traf
fic East From Los Angeles.
LOS ANGELES, Cal.. March 22. Heavy
rains and floods In Arizona and along
the Colorado River have caused exten
sive washouts on the Southern Pacific
and have completely tied up all trains
on that road between Los Angeles and
the East. It is not anticipated that the
line will bo open beforo tomorrow.
Great Gang Put at Work.
SAN FRANCISCO. March 22. The
Southern Pacific officials In this city
today said that they expected that tho
line which hasr been -washed out be
tween Araz and Yuma would be re
paired by 6 o'clock this evening and
that the trains which had been stalled
at Yuma and Araz would begin to move
about that time.
An enormous gang of men has been
put to work and a temporary trestle
has been built across the two streams.
This gang worked all night and at
noon today tho report was received
that the construction .of the- trestle
had co far advanced that it would be
safe to move trains.
Freight for Nevada Mines.
RENO. N'ev.. March 22. Today tho
freight embargo was raised on all goods
consigned to the mining camps in the
southern portion of tho state, and very
department' of the Virginia &.TrucKee,
Carson & Colorado & Tonopah 'Railroads
is working to their capacity. More than
100 broad-gauge cars loaded with mining
machinery, lumber and other material
were switched off the main line here to
day and started on their Journey to the
No Traip3.for Two Days.
EL PASO. Tex., March 22. Through
traffic on the Southern Pacific 'is at
standstill. No trains have arrived from
the West for .two days, and it is not
known when they will reach here.
The Colorado River Is said to be on a
rampage, and has carried away one or
two important bridges of the railroad
west of Yuma. .
APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR
Vacancies Fillfd on a Number of
SALEM, Or.. March 22. (Special.) Gov
ernor Chamberlain today made a number
of appointments on state boards and com
missions to fill vacancies caused by the
expiration of terms of office. In most
L Instances the present Incumbents were re
In the State Board of Pilot Commis
sloncrs Sylvester Farrcll, of Portland, and
George Noland, of Astoria, were re
appointed, and A. W. Pendleton, of As
toria, was named to succeed J. E. Camp
bell, who declined reappointment.
Three members of the State Board of
Health, whose terms of office xplre this
year, were reappointed. They are Harry
Lane, of Portland; E. B. Pickel, of Ash
land, and E. A. Pierce, of Salem.. The
terms of the other members. Andrew C
Smith, of Portland; A. C. Kinney, of As
toria, and C. J. Smith, of Pendleton, will
expire in 1377.
In tho State Board of Agriculture. Mark
Hurlburt, ot Albany, was appointed to
succeed himself. f
A. C. Fanton, of Portland, was named
to succeed himself on the State Board of
George C. Blakcney. of The Dalles, was
appointed to succeed himself as a mem
ber of the State Board of Pharmacy.
NO PLACE TO SET FOOT ON LAND
Aged Woman, Vithout Funds, Is
Denied Landing in Two Countries.
SAN FRANCISCO. March 22. (Special.)
OIT the port tonight, aboard the steamer
City of Pueblo, Is Mrs. Margaret Nor
rlngton, 75 years of age, a woman with
out a country. She arrived here the first
time last February to join her sister in
Oakland. Sho learned that ber sister had
gone to Victoria. Then she went to Vic
toria and was Informed that her sister,
had gone to the Klondike.
Being without money, the Victoria au
thorities, gave her lodgings In the City
Aall and deported her to this city next
day. Being penniless and having no rel
atlves here, she was refused a landing
and was deported again to Victoria. The
British authorities sent her back, and she
has again been denied a landing.
1 'ANTS TO GO TO THE ASYLUM
Paddy Would There Be CiothedXand
Fed Without Having to Work
ENTERPRISE. Or.. March 22. (Spe
cial.) "Paddy" Wright has served two
terms in the penitentiary at Salem for
burglary, but found the surroundings too
confining. Now he fancies he would like
to be a guest ot the state at the asylum,
and is performing antics on tho street to
make folks believe he is insane.
"I am crazy, and I want them to send
me to the asylnm." said Paddy; "but the
people here do not seem to be paying
much attention to my case. I shall do
something awful pretty soon."
Wright's mother says he has eaten
nothing for over a week. People who
know Paddy say he is averse to work and
would go to some place where there is no
work and plenty to cat.
Baby of Over Eighteen Pounds.
CENTRA LI A, Wash., March 22. A
baby weighing slightly over IS iunds
was born here last Wednesday. The
child, which is in' perfect health, is a
boy. and is the son of Mr. and Mrs. W.
M. Grafton. .Mr. Grafton is an employe
of the Northern Pacific depot at Centralis.
McMillan Defeats Indian Wrestler.
SPOKANE. March 22. After a spirited
five-round contest before 8J0 people at
the Spokane Theater, D. A. McMillan de
feated Two Feathers, a noted FJathead
Indian wrestler, tonight McMillan took
-i the second. ,1hlrd and fifth bouts, the In
dian the first ana xourto.
MADDERN ON TRIAL FOR LIFE
Bourne Man Killed William Thorn in
. a Drunken Quarrel.
BAKER CITY. Or.. March 22. (Special.)
The murder case of the State vs. Will
lam Maddern began In the Circuit Court
here this morning before Judge White.
Contrary to expectations the Jury panel
was completed soon after court con
vened this morning.
Maddern Is charged with murder in the
fU-st degree for the killing ot William
Thorn, at Bourne, about two months ago.
Tho two men got into an altercation in
&. saloon. Later In the evening Thorn
met Maddern on the street and gave him
a thrashing. Maddern procured a re
volver and went to a saloon, where Thorn
waa. Thorn started for Maddern as soon
as he entered -the door, when Maddern
Thorn wrenched, the revolver from Mad-
Missionary Meeting at Forest Grove
FOREST GROVE. Or., March 22. (Spe
cial.) Rev. Cornelius H. Potter, the
home secretary of the American Board
for Foreign Missions, addressed a large'
audience In the Congregational Church
this morning upon the work of his or
At "noon the women of the church served
lunch In honor of Rev. Mr. Pltton In the
church dining-room. In the afternoon he
madp a short address before the students
of Pacific university.
Dr. H. M. Terry, of San Francisco
Pacific Coast secretary of the American
Board, was also present at the meetings
Transport Sheridan Will Bring
the Fourteenth Infantry.
NOW ON WAY FROM' MANILA
Vancouver BarracksWill House the
Army Organization After avLong
Absence General Funston
Is Visiting In Oakland.
SAN FRANCISCO, March 22. (Special.)
The Fourteenth Infantry has sailed on
the Sheridan from Manila direct to Port-
and. Or., and from that point the recl-
ment will be sent to Vancouver Barracks.
"Up to today It was not known at Army
headquarters whether tho Fourteenth bad
sailed for thomc. An inquiry from Ma
jor s. w. xmnalng, sent to the depart
ment headquarters at Washington.
brought tho desired information. It was
thought that tho Fourteenth was coming
The family of General Frederick Funs-
ton, U. S. A., arrived here today, and Is
visiting friends in Oakland. General "Funs-
ton I expected bcro April 5, and on April
6 will take -command of tho Department
LAND SELLS AT A GOOD PRICE
Twin Falls, Idaho, Is Crowded Wlth-
BOISE, Idaho. March 22. (Special.)
The new town of Twin Falls is Teported
crowded with people tonight ready for
the opening of the 70,000 acres of land
tomorrow. Today the state sold 3200
acres 6t Capitol building lands there. This
sale occupied only an hour and 45 min
utes, and the prices brought were very
good, ranging from Jlo to $29, the aver
rage being 42L50.
These lands arc. seven miles from town
and four m'.les lrom the railway at the
nearest point. There will be an addi
tional charge of 515 for water. One man
purchased 1020 acres? paying 522, OX) spot
cash. The lands to be opened tomorrow
will all be at J25.oO an acre, 525 for the
water and SO cents for the land. The
payments are extended over a scries of
.New.Mill at Oregon City.
OREGON CITY. Or.. March 22.-(Spe-
clal.) The Willamette Pulo & PaDer.Com
pany will soon begin the construction of
an additional mill for the manufacture of
paper in connection with its already ex
tensive Oregon City plant. Increased bus
iness justifies the construction of the new
plant, at an outlay of considerable cap!
tal. It is expected the structure will be
completed and in operation early in the
Robbers Have Disappeared.
OAKLAND. Cal., March 22. The
searcbx for the men vxho robbed the
messengers of the Central Bank of
Oakland of 510,000 at Stcge, on Mon
day last, still continues, xtt no definite
clew has been secured.
Will Also Make Lumber.
CHE KALIS, Wash., March 22. (Spe
cial.) Tho Chehalls Shingle Company;
whose shingle mill la tbreo miles east
Of Chehalls, putting in a sawmill
and will manufacture lumber lor the
Teacher Warned as Co-Respondent.
EUGENE, Or... March 22. (Special.)
Suit for divorce 7as filed today by Lizzie
S. Haroun against her husband, F.
Haroun. The case is one of considerable
interest, the parties being more or less
prominent In social and religious circles,
and tho defendant being president of the
Eugene Business College
The cause of action alleged in the com
plaint is adultery, and Miss Maude
Decker, a teacher in the business college,
is named as co-respondent. ' The objec
tionable "conduct is alleged to havo been
practiced for two years past.
Coos Building at the Fair.
MARSHFIELDr Or., March 22. (Spe
cial.) The Coos County World's Fair
Commission met yesterday at Coquille.
It was decided to send forward April 1
all tho lumber for the Coos County build
ing at the Fair. It being Impossible: for
some of the mills on the Coquille to get
in their donations by that time, the lum
ber will be advanced by the Simpson
'Lumber Company. Contractor Turpen
will leave at Jhat time with ten men
and Is to have the building completed by
Champion Orator of McMinnvillc
M'M INNVELLE COLLEGE,, McMinn
vllle. Or.. March 22. (Special.) Last night
In the college chapel was held the local
oratorical contest to select a college
representative for the state prohibition
contest, to be held here April 14. Miss W.
Myrtle Calavan. '05, was awarded first
place. Those competing and their, sub
jects, were as follows: Edward Dodson.
"For Gold"; W. Myrtle Calavan, "Tho
Better Way": F. H. Thompson,, "Sobriety
Our National Hope."
Prisoner's Sentence Commuted. .
SALEM. Or., -March 22. (Special. )-Gov-emor
Chamberlain today commuted the
sentence of Frank Reese, of Portland,
who was sent to the County Jail on Feb
ruary 17 to serve a 90-day sentence for
larceny from the store of the Marshall-Wells
Hardware Company. The
commutation was -granted upon the peti
tion of a lorgp number of resi
dents of Portland, who- certify to Reese's
previous good reputation.
Penitentiary Is Filling Up.
SALEM, Or.. March 22-Spcc!ai.) The
number of prisoners' at the penitentiary
has, increased from 230 to 292 in the last
slxVmonths. Whllo the number of pris
oners Is still short of the record, which
was made in 3S57. when the total reacbed
4it for a few days, yet there Js- strong
likelihood that this record will again be
reached in. the next six otitlu
Man is a millionaire mmy times over is
the pouession of blood cells. Wosaca is
not quite so rich, for scientists bave proves
that the normal number of red blood cells
in adult men is five million; ia women font
and a half miUloe. to the square millimeter.
The normal cell is sot absolutely roved
is health, but, is disease, becosaes ex
tremely irregular in shape. Every ooe can
be in perfect health and possess tke ail
lions of rich red blood corpuscles if they
only know how to go about it Dr. IL v.
Pierce, consulting physician to the Inva
lids' Hotel and Surgical Institute, at Buf
falo, N. Y., advises every maa and woman
to prepare for a long life by observing na
ture's laws. In the first place, if your
digestion is faulty, and the food yoa
eat is not takes np by the blood and assim
ilated properly, 70s need a tonic and diges
tive corrector, something that will increase
the red blood corpuscles; he believes iff
going about this is nature's own way.
Years ago, in his active practice, he found
that an alterative extract of certain bjirbs
and roots, put up without the use of alco
hol, would put the liver, lungs and heart
into fullcrand more complete action. This
medicine he palled Dr. Pierce's Golden
Medical Discovery. By assimilating the
food eaten, it nourishes the blood, and, in
stead.of the ill-shaped corpuscles, the per
son's blood takes oa a rich red color and
the corpuscles are more nearly xoaad.
Nervousness is only the cry of the starved
nerves for food, and when the serves are
fed on rich red blood the person loses
those irritable feelings, sleepswell at night
and feels refreshed is the morning.
EKOWXXG 55 POWSS.
If yon want to know abost your body,
read Dr. Pierce's Commoa Sease Medical
Adviser, which can be had -for the cost of
mailing, 31 cents is one-cent stamps for the
cloth.bossd book, or at stestps for the
caper-covered volume. icoS pages. Ad
dress Dr. R. V. Pieree. Buffalo, 21. Y.
Dr. Pierce's Pleasant Pellets eleaase tba
bowels and stimulate the dvfgUh liver.
When you realize that Ghir
ardelli's Ground - Chocolate
contains all the fobd elements'
that the brain and body re
quire, you won't wonder
why the people who drink
it are so strong- and healtliy.
There are Tots of cocoa
preparations but Ghirardelli's
affords the most nutriment
in the pleasantest way.
Best for cakes and candy.
that refuses to heal. Patiently, day- alter day, it is treated and nursed, every
salve, powder, etc, that is heard of is tried, bnt does no good, until the very
sight of it grows offensive to the sufferer and he becomes disgusted and mor-
It. L v7 ut"u-ui"jroua3ivc, out aangerous, oecause uie same germ
that TJroducea ran ffmn q nlfm i T-nol- nt -r.Q f a r.
the blood and as long as it "
remains the sore will be Some years ago my blood became poisoned, and
there and continue to jrrow &e docor toId me 1 tild have running sores for
worse and more destructive, ilf ,jf .osed P. tte
Oid sores have been cut out S. S. S. Its effects -were prompt and gratifying,
and even the bones- scraped, It took only a short while for the medicine to en
and yet they returned, is in- tirely cure up the sores, and I am not dead as the
disputable evidence that the doctors intimated I would be, neither have the
blood is diseased and respon- sores ever broken out again. John W. Fcndis.
sible for the sore or nicer. "Weeding. V- Va., May 28, 1903.
Valuable time is lost in experimenting with external treatments, such as
salves, powders, washes, etc., "because the germs and poisons in the blood
must be remrtver! lvfnr a aftyA o o o i . j i
. - . -wwut uv ui..uv vj. o. o. clus emu. pan
nes the circulation so that it carries rich, new blood to the parts and the
sore or nicer neai3 permanently, is. 5. S. not only
removes the germs and poisons, bnt strengthens the
blood and builds up the entire system by stimulat
ing the organs, increasing the appetite and" giving
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exhilarating tonic, aids the digestion and puts every part of the body in
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Experiments that trifle with, and endanger the Jiealth. o?
. Infants and Children Experience against Sxperimenta
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