Morning Oregonian. (Portland, Or.) 1861-1937, May 27, 1905, Page 6, Image 6

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    THE MOKKING-- OBEGONIAff, SATURDAY, MAY 27, 1905.
iTRTEGRANGEWQRK
Albany Is Selected for Next An
nual Convention. -
LAWS ARE RECOMMENDED
Many Themes of Interest to the
Farmers of the State Are Dis
cussed and Action on Vari
4 ous Topics Is Advised.
FOREST GROVE. Or., May 26. (Sper
iial.) Today's convention of the Oregon
State Grange opened with a decreased at
tendance. Many outside visitors left on
the early morning train; also a few dele
gates. Last night's degree work brought the
-Umax of attendance and enthusiasm, the
degrees having been conferred on 43 mem
bers in the fifth degree and 53 in the sixth.
1he evening closed with a banquet in I.ib
rrty Hall, followed by addresses and other
exercises. "Among the npcakers were Sen
ator Haines, Mrs. Edith Tozler "Weather
red. Dr. Withycombe, J. J. Johnson and
A. T. Buxton.
Four towns were placed In nomination
for the place of holding the next annual
session. They were Albany, Corvallls.
Salem and The Dalles. Albany won out
by one vote on the first ballot.
The report of the committee on taxation.
W. H. H. Dufur. chairman, was amended
so as to read that a board of special as
sessors only shall have power, to lower
nr raise assessments. A concealment of
property will make 'any person, firm or
corporation liable to prosecution for per
jury. . .
Several committees made reports, which
were amended and adopted. Among, them
were committees, .on finance and good pf
the order. The finance committee report
ed the accounts of secretary jind treasurer
to be in accord with each other. The sec
retary's salary was raised to $300 a year.
The Grange adopted a, resolution author.
Izlng the legislative committee to inquire
Into the practicability of having the state
establish a binding twine factory at the
Penitentiary.
Judge W. D. Hare secured the adoption
of a resolution which, if carried out in tliej
right spirit, wouia serve 10 strongmen
the President of the United States in reg
ulating rates across the Isthmus so as to
prevent competition from outside cbm-S
panles. :
The legislative committee presented &
measure for a state railway, commission?
with full power to fix rates on all llneg
under Its jurisdiction. The measure was
warmly debated, but was finally adopted.
The Benton County delegation asked
that the Initiative and referendum be in
voked on all laws affecting taxes tfrt farpi
lands, and for the enactment of more Just
laws. It was referred "to the comVnlttce
on legislation and finally adopted. - .
Clackamas County favors the election
of road supervisors by precincts: also 4.he
power of the people to recall the election
oi any public officer who docs not fulfill
his pledges.
An Income tax law was recommended
upon a resolution from Clackamas Coun
ty; also another, requiring that" the icom
pensatlon of deputy prosecuting attorneys
bo fixed by the several County Courts.
The convention will .close this .evening,
business of importance t.the order "hav
ing taken up the time to' the last Trtoment
before adjournment. Many measures af
fecting the, interests of the people having
received attention at the hands of the va
rious committees, which were late In
bringing in their reports for final action.
NO UNION" FOR COAL MINERS
Employes Forbidden to Organize by
Pacific Coast Company.
SEATTLE. Wash., May 26. (Special.)
-The Pacific Coast Company has
served an ultimatum upon Its employes
at the Black Diamond Coal Company,
declaring that any attempt t6 form a
union at that place "will be regarded as
inimical to the company's interests and
go treated. The men understand the
union would be wiped out by wholesale
discharges, if necessary.
Three organizers from other states
are here and will attempt to hold a
meeting in the public highway at Black
Diamond. Sunday. The use of a hall
has been forbidden them. An official
statement made by the company today
says:
"The company has assurances from
a majority of Its older and more con
servative employes to the effect that
they do not want a labor union and tliat
they will have nothing to do with one
If an attempt Is made to organize It.
The management believes that all. or
nearly all. of Its employes will take a
similarly sensible view of the matter.
If any of them, however, see fit to place
themselves under the guidance of these
outside' agitators, the company "will
consider it an Unfriendly act on their
part, and will govern itself accord
ingly." The coal company voluntarily grant
ed an eight-hour day with a wage ad
vance last Fall. Since buying the prop
erty, a year ago. light, water and sewer
systems have been given the town.
FLATHEADS COME IN DROVES
Tribes Swell iu Prospect of a Di
vision of Land.
MISSOULA. Mont.. May 26.rCapUln
Thomas Downs, special agent of the In
terior Department, who has been on the
Flathead Reservation for the past three
months, has concluded the enrollment of
the members of the five confederated
tribes whoso homes are on the reserve,
and the roll Is now In readiness to be
submitted to the Secretary of the Interior
for his approval.
Although the figures have not been made
public, it is stated that the number of
Indians and breeds entitled to enrollment
is a little .over 3000. .Many of these come
from other sections of the country than
the Flathead, having proved that they are
entitled to enrollment as members of the
confederated tribes either by birth or de
scent. Each person whose name is ap
proved by the Interior Department Is en
titled to the selection of 8) acres of the
Flathead lands before it is opened to set
tlement. REOPEN AN OLD CHURCH.
Dr. Hope Appointed to Hold Episco
pal Services at Woodburn.
WOODBURN, Or., May 26. Dr. Rob
ert Hope, rector of the Mission Church
of All Saints. Portland, has been ap
pointed by Bishop Morris to take charge
of St. Mary's Protestant Episcopal
Church here, and H. L. Gill, editor of
the Independent, has' been appointed
warden, "William Holmes secretary and
treasurer and Mrs. Cowles president of
the "Women's Guild. SL Mary's Church,
built In 18W, has until now been disused
for some time by the Episcopalians, but
under Dr. Hope's direction it will be re
opened for worship according to Episco
pal Church rites, "June S, with", .-services
ih following Sunday, Jur 1L Services
will then be held there one .Sunday. In
each month. Dr. Hope, "who has also
been asked by Bishop Morris to start an
Episcopal Church mission at Sllverton.
Trill preach three Sundays each month at
All Saints' Church, , Portland, and when
at "W'oodburn and Silverton hip place at
All Saints' Church will be filled by a lay
Teader.
TEACHERS GET CERTIFICATES
Superintendent of Schools in Wash
ington Launches New Pedagogues.
OLYMPIA, May 26. (Special.)-The work
of issuing certificates, as a result of the
Tecent teachers' examination, is progress
ing rapidly at the State Superintendent's
office. Ten examiners arc employed
iu reading the papers of the 1363
applicants, and about 70 sets of papers
are completed each day. It is expected
that all' certificates will be. Issued within
the next twenty days.
Certificates for. the following were
mailed to county superintendents to-day
ADAMS. .
Georgia E. Dey. Lucy E. Crasr. K. S.
Johnston. Jennie Motley, A. E. Nixon. Eiira
J. Snowhill. Llla Smith. Charlte I. Turner.
Mary M. Tlce, May Walker.
ASOTIN.
Mary P. Adam. Blanche McEUaJn. Elnia
Slavcns. C. E. Studebaker. Georjc Chapman
Tyler. W'innlfrcd WormrtL
CLARKE.
Harry S. Bartow, MUton Burnette, Aricy
Chamber. Esther Converse. Leila Emery. Jay
V. Flke, Anna M. Johnson. Julia Kane. D. F.
X.ea.cb, Philip Mcaney. Peter Mcaney. Ray
Morgan. Kate M. Moore. Janice Xoble. Maty
OTtourke, L. Anna Parker. William N. Rug
pies. Dllcn Rellly, J. Fred Santcc. Mrs. Emma
Sharer. Kelly Trucsdcll. Emma Wallace. Nel
lie M. Wlllson,' Charles Weaver. Llnlc Touns.
COWLITZ.
Kate Converse. Ida Cummin. Bele Day.
Leonard Doane. Lett I c Dunham, Mr. LltiU
Kmhe. 2. C. Fcrcuson. Man Germond,
Laura Hugill. Minnie Hugill. Mrs. Ella LoveiL
G. L, Leonard. Sadc Nelson, G. w. I'muipr.
Mrs. Erne Flumps. J'ean weynoias. ueonse
Ktiidphaker. Acnes. Schauble. J. F. Schauble,
Bcssey SplUnogle, Viola Taylor, Blanche Cn
dcrhill. Claude Wright. Hazel earner.
COLUMBIA.
Mm Avm. "Elta C Butler. Charles Gll-
hrea'th, Nellie Gregg. Adcla B. Henderson.
Laura .Long. Kathleen Lowe. zitp. aiary
Miles. Ada. B. Philips. rona waiKer, j. .
Wardrip. Mary HU1.
f GARFIELD.
Viola T. Cooley. Eunice Gurnow, S. L.
De Lapp, Affnes B. Duke, Elma Easley. Nellie
Godsey, Gertrude Melton. Lena Striegel, Vlo
letta SmltD.
VAN RIPER GETS THE ROAD
IDAHO NORTHERN SOLD TO
THfjNDER MOUNTAIN MAX.
Six Hundred Japanese Imported-. to
Extend the.. Railway -.to.
Payette.
W'EISER.- Idaho. May 26. (Special.)
Bv the terms or a mil oi saie rccorueu
yesterday by the County Recorder of
Washington County. Lewis A. Hall, pres
ident of the Pacific & Idaho Northern
Railroad, conveys to L. C. vanitiper an
rights nnw owned bv Hall in connection
with tho extension and development of
the Pacific & Idaho Northern Railroad.
The above bill -of sale was placed on
rvnnrA in the. citv of New York. April 17.
This evidently settles the much-Involved
question of the sale of the railroad to
VanRIper. the Thunder Mountain mining
man.
Tire Pacific (c Idaho Northern Railroad
has contracted for 600 Japanese laborers.
who will arrive Here oetorc June i ana
will be immediately placed at work on
the proposed extension of the road to
Meadows and Payette Lakes. The men
were contracted for with a local boss and
will come from San Francisco.. Portland,
Seattle and other Coast points.
RECAPTURE INDIAN MURDERER
Turns to Get Gun, but Is Shot Before
He Reaches It.
MISSOULA. Mont.. May 26. Salpa. a
Flathead Indian, who was sent up from
this county several years ago for beating
a white man nearly to death with a re
volver, and who had escaped from the
penitentiary, was recaptured this after
noon at Plains, after being severely
wounded.
The Indian came into Plains, and was
recognized by Constable William Moshler
as a fugitive from justice. Moshler com
manded the Indian to throw up his hands,
but the latter refused and ran for his gun.
As he turned, Moshler fired, the bullet
striking Salpa at the base of the skull,
and, glancing upward, followed the scalp,
coming out near the crown of the head.
Tiie Indian was knocked senseless, but
eventually rallied, and was taken to the
penitentiary tonight by his captor. His
wound is said to be a dangerous one.
ANOTHER MT. HOOD RAILWAY
West Side or Hood River Valley
Chosen as Course.
HOOD RIVER. Or.. May 26. Specinl.)-
An electric road through the west side
of Hood River Valley is considered now
almost a certainty. Walter Moore and
other Portland capitalists have made re
cent visits to this city, and have declared
their belief that the project would be a
paying proposition almost from the start.
Local freight and passenger traffic, to
gether with a large tourist travel. Is con
sidered sufficient inducement for building
the road. Nothing definite has been given
out concerning the plans of the promoters,
but it Is thought that the project will be
considered in earnest this Summer. m
LOGGER DROWNS AT EUGENE
Jumps Into Water to Recover Pike,
but Suddenly Sinks.
EUGENE. Or., May 26. (Special.)
Harry" La Duke, aged 21, an employe of
the Booth-Kelly Company at Springfield,
was drowned In the log pond at the mill
this afternoon. LaDuke was working on
the logs In the pond and in some manner
slipped and fell Into the water. He
quickly got back onto the log. but saw
his pike some distance off and Jumped
into the water and swam for it. but be
fore he reached the pole he sank. Fel
low workmen came quickly and soon re
covered the body, but life was extinct.
The men worked for an hour trying to
resuscitate the young man, but without
avail.
Build Big Logging Road.
CENTRAL1A, Wash.. May 2S. The H.
H. Martin Lumber Company is- now ac
tively engaged upon the construction of
the new logging road that it will build
this Summer. A big trestle will be built
across the Skookumchuck River near the
mill and the logging road will extend off
toward the Northwest. About two miles
of road will be built at the present time,
as the company will not be compelled to
depend wholly upon the road for Its logs.
A 30-ton locomotive will be used with
about 40-pound rails. The road will -cost
the company about 510,000.
Coin Sweaters Busy.
EVERETT. Wash.. May 26. Local
banks have complained to the police of
the operations of a gang of coin sweat
ers 'here. During the last few days
many sweated 55 geld pieces have been
presented worth about $i5 weight,
TGHIGHESTBfDDERS
Indemnity Lands to Be Sold by
State Board.
WALLOWA RESERVE BASE
No Offers of Less Than Eivo Dollars
Per Acre Will Be Received Tor
Twenty Thousand Acres of
School Land.
SALEM. Or., May B.-(SpeciaU The
State Land Board decided this afternoon
to sell to the highest 'bidders the Indem
nity land that will be selected upon the
base made available by the recent estab
lishment of the Wallowa forest reserve-
No bid will be received at less than U
per acre. Since Fanta Fe scrip is selling
at 57 per acre, it Is evident that the
Indemnity land selected upon forest re
serve base will sell at some figure between
J5 and 17 per acre
Forest reserve base Is inferior to Santa
Fe scrip In two respects. Tho scrip can
be used in -any State in the Union, while
forest reserve base must be used In Ore
gon, and the purchaser of Indemnity
land is limited to 320 acres while the use
of scrip Is unrestricted in quantity. To
the man who wants 320 acres of Indemnity
land in Oregqn. the forest reserve base Is
fully as good as Santa Fe scrip.
The procedure will be this: Any person
desiring to purchase a tract of Govern
ment land through the State, must make
an offer of the price he Is willing to pay.
If his bid is accepted he will designate
the land he wishes selected and deposit
51 per acre as an evidence of good faith.
The State Land Agent will then select the
land on forest reserve base and when the
State has. secured title, the board will
Issue a certificate of sale or deed to the
applicant.
State I.and Agent West has - made an
accurate estimate of the unsold school
land In the Wallowa reserve and finds It
to be about 20.000 acres. The State Land
Board will" soon advertise for bids and It
Is probable that nearly all of those who
bid over J3 an acre will have a chance
to use some of this base. Those who
have heretofore bought indemnity land
and have lost title because the base was
Invalid, may secure this base, which Is
unquestionably valid, by paying the dlf
fererice between the price already paid
and the amount of their bid. In other
words. If they use new bas1?. they will be
credited with the amount already paid to
the State. This will afford an oppor
tunlty for some of those who were caught
on alleged mineral base to protect them
selves.
KOOTENAI TO REMAIN WHOLE
Lewis and Clark Counties Declared
Unconstitutional by Court.
BOISE. Idaho. May 25. -(Special.) The
Supreme Court has denied the application
for a rehearing of the case In which the
bill abolishing Kootenai County and
creating the counties of Lewis and Clark
was found unconstitutional. The opinion
Is by h divided court. Chief Justice
Stockslagcr. who dissented In the original
opinion, again dissenting in theso pro
ceeding.
The opinion devotes attention in an in
teresting manner to the contention that
the fixing of the county seat 'of Clark
County at Coeur D'Alene was not a vio
lation of the law which prohibits the
moving of a county seat without a vote
of the people. On this point It says In
part:
"It is a part of the legislative history
of this State that a bill was Introduced in
the Legislature for the creation of Lewis
County out of substantially the same
portion of Kootenai County that the
Lewis County referred to in this act con
tains and that said bill failed to become
a law because of the opposition of mem
bers who afterwards supported the pres
ent act. And the inducement in such act
to said members was no doubt the crea
tion of Clark County and tho removal of
the county seat from Rathdrum to the
city of Coeur D'Alene. That feature of
the bill was the main Inducement for Its
passage."
MONTANA GETS SCHOOL LANDS
Secretary of Interior Gives Many
Acres Known to Be Mineral.
BUTTE; Mont, May 26. A special from
Great Falls to the Miner says:
"By a decision given today by the Sec
retary of the Interior, many thousands of
acres of the school lands of the State of
Montana, including those that are the
most valuable, are to.be preserved to the
State. The decision Is by far the most
important decision on a land matter In
many years and probably the most im
portant ever given In a matter in which
the State was a party, with the exception
of the Northern Pacific land cases.
mc Secretary holds that the lands
claimed by the State for school lands are
more valuable for minerals than agricul
ture and. though such lands were known
to contain minerals prior to the date of
the admission of the State into the Union.
the lands may be held by the State as
school lands, notwithstanding their mln
cral character, unless they had been lo
cated, developed or claimed as mineral
land prior to November 8, 1SS9; and that
that development of mines subsequent to
the admission of the State, though the
deposits of mineral were known prior
thereto, cannot affect the title of the
State to lands donated by act of Congress
to the State for the benefit of the public
schools.
ALL LEWISTON "WILL GO.
The Mountain Gem Will Take a Big
' Load to Cclilo.
LEWISTON, Idaho. May 26. (Special.)
At a meeting of the Lewlston Commercial
Club tonight reports of various commit
tees in charge of the trip of the steamer
Mountain Gem to Celilo were heard and
there Is now every prospect that fully 100
people from Lewlston will be at the open
Ing of the portage road. Letters were
read from different points along the route
In which passage Is asked for large dele
gations. The committee on Invitations
was instructed to Invite the Governor of
Idaho and other State officers and also
to State legislators. Senators Dubois and
Heyburn and Congressman French are
also to be Invited to accompany the- ex
cursion down .river. It Is now certain
that the Lewlston Military Band will also
make the trip and will be possibly taken
through to I'ortiana. a committee was
named to make arrangements to send the
'Lewlston Military Band to Portland dur
lng June or July for a few days.
LONGSHOREMEN OFFER TEACE
Ready to Work With Sailors Loading
Ships at Bell Ingham.
BELLINGHAM. Wash., May 26. (Spe
ciaL) The trouble between the local
branch of the International Longshore
men's Union and the Sailors Union- of
the Pacific was settled tonight as far as
Belllngham Is concerned by the declara
tlon of the local longshoremen's union
at a special meeting that their members
stood ready to work with the sailors in
the loading of cargoes on all coastwise
essels, and that, as a matter of fact.
the longshoremen never had refused so
to do. It was this controversy that led
to the riot Tuesday nlgbt aboard the
steamer Shasta. The longshoremen s
union disclaims all responsibility for tho
disorder. The Rainier Is due here from
San Francisoc Sunday night, and long
shoremen will work on the loading of her
lumber cargo.
TRAVELS WITH HIS FIANCEE
Buffalo Miilloniarc Will Spend a
Week in Portland.
TACOMA. Wash.. May 26. (Special.)
Mrs. George C Wagner .will go to Port
land. Monday, to meet her cousin. Mrs.
H. M. Lockwood, who arrived In San
Francisco last week from Honolulu. Mrs.
Lockwood is accompanied by Henry
Strong, tho multimillionaire, and Paul
Achilles, of Rochester, N. Y. After a
week In Portland the party will come to
Tacoma, where the marriage of Mrs.
Lockwood and Mr. Strong will be solemn
ized at the homo of Dr. -AVagner. The
date is announced for June 14. and the
children of Mr. Strong, Mrs. Henry
Achilles and Harry Strong, of Rochester,
and Governor and Mrs. Carter, of Hono
lulu, will come to Tacoma for the wed
ding, which will be a very quiet home
affair.
Murderer Must Hang.
OLYMPIA. Wash., May 26. (Special.)
The Supreme Court has dismissed the
appeal of Murderer Frank Pasquale. of
Tacoma. upon motion of the Prosecuting
Attorney of Pierce County, and because
or failure on the part of the appellant to
prosecute his appeal. Pasquale Is under
conviction of murder In the first degree,
and will therefore hang unless the Gov
ernor Interferes. He shot and killed
Charles S. Gray, an accident Insurance
agent. In Tacoma, May 20, 1901. on ac
count of a real or fancied grievance.
Dental Examiner Reappointed.
OLYMPIA. Wash., May 26.-(SpecIal.)-
Dr. J. M. Meyer, of Tacoma. was reap
pointed today as a member of the State
Board of Dental Examiners. Dr. Meyer
Is the present chairman of the board. He
received a strong Indorsement for reap
pointment from the ethical wing of the
profession.
SEATTLE HAS NO MONEY TO EN
TERTAIN VISITING DOCTORS.
Chamber of Commerce Docs Ndt Re
spond to Appeal of Local
Physicians.
SEATTLE. Wash.. May 2S.-(Spccial.)
Seattle physicians who based one of
their objections to contributing to the
Portland fund for the entertainment of
the American Medical Society members
in July on the claim that they would
have to entertain the same delegates
here, are begging funds on their own
account. The local medical men asserted
when they were Justifying their repudia
tion of the Portland committee that they
could not afford two contributions, but
would entertain those visitors who came
here. Now they have made It clear to
the Chamber of Commerce that they will
have to be given help or the local en
tertainment will fall.
An intimation that money could be used
was given the Chamber of Commerce
fomc time ago. but no attention was
paid to the suggestion. Today a plainer
appeal for entertainment funds was made.
Today J. H. Mclckle was approached.
but he shied away from the medicos.
It would require official action on the
part of the trustees to help out the
medicos financially, and there Is a strong
sentiment against setting that precedent
The calls for help that would follow
this Summer would be too heavy for
the commercial body to carry.
NORTHERN ROMANCE REVIVED
Love in Dawson Leads to Breach of
Promise in Seattle.
SEATTLE. Wash.. May 26. (Speclal.)-
Alex Pantagcs. proprietor of a local
vaudeville house and partner in a syndi
cate that controls a string of these 10-
cent theaters, "was sued today for 523.000
damages for breach of promise by Kate
Rockwell. The woman says she met
Pantages when she was an actress In
Dawson during the early gold excite'
ment.
Pantages was then a waiter, and Miss
Rockwell says fhat when he offered to
marry her she agreed. As a result she
claims to have bought him o-cent cigars.
515 silk shirts, paid fancy prices for bis
board, and when he tired of the North
paid his expenses to -the States. Later
she claims to have 'financed his first the
atrical venture, a pioneer attempt at
10-cent show house in Seattle. Now Pan
tages Is really wealthy and has married
another woman. Because of an Inability
to write. Pantages Is declared to have
carried on a love correspondence through
his partner.
Fulton Addresses Students.
ROSEBURG. May 26. (Special.) At the
graduating exercises of the Roseburg
High School, held last night. Senator C.
W. Fulton delivered an address to the
class. City Superintendent Sanders.
County Superintendent Hamlin and others
besides the graduates participated In the
exercises. The members of the class are:
Elmer E. Wilson, president; E. Oliver
Risley, vice-president; Elsie E. Benedick,
secretary'; Walter C. Gagnon. treasurer;
Alice C. Mahn. valedictorian; Maud B.
Bridges. Elberta D. Tipton, Wilbur W.
Faulkner, Emma Sehlbrede. Hattlc L.
Brown. Edith M. Cardwell. Grace L.
Hewitt, Horton Huntington, Dollle Smith
Shot in Range How. ,
VIRGINIA CITY. Mont. May 26. An
Ennls.dlspafch to Sheriff Charles L. Tru
dell yesterday afternoon', reports the
shooting of Walter L. McAttee, a promt
nent flockmaster of the Madison Valley.
The shooting took place at the McAttee
ranch on Meadow Creek and was done
by Charles Dalton. After the shooting
Dalton surrendered himself to the au
thorities. McAttee was seriously and per
haps fatally wounded. The shooting is
the result of a tqw over range rights.
Commencement at X'hlloniath.
PHILOMATH. Or., May 25. (Special.)
The commencement exercises of the Col
lege of Philomath will occur TJay 2S-31
according to the following schedule:
Sunday, 11 A. M., baccalaureate ser
mon: 8 P. M. annual sermon; Monday.
P. M.. anniversary of Philomath Literary
Society; Tuesday, S P. M., lecture before
the alumnal association cy Dr. E. J,
Thomson, of Independence; Wednesday,
P. M., commencement exercises.
Lane County Mining Exhibit.
UNIVERSITY OF; OREGON, Eugene,
Or.. May 2L (Special.) Professor O. F.
Stafford, of the university chemical de
partment, has been selected to have
charge of the Lane County mining ex
hibit, including the Bohemia and Blue
RIVer districts, during the Fair. Several
tons ot ore have been sent to Portland
and more specimens are' being prepared.
Mr. Stafford "will begin his office about
June 38. .
TELLS H STORY
Bottle Contains Secret of Lost
Dauphin.
FLOATS 3 YEARS IN SEA
Message of Foundering- Whaler Trav
els From Tahiti in Swish of the
Ocean and Goes Ashore
in California.-
LOS ANGELES, CaL. May 26. A bot
tle having every appearance of having
been In the s.ea a long time was picked
up at Ocean Park today, and was found
to contain a note purporting to be from
"Wilbur A. Harris, a native of Pontlac.
Mich., stating that on May 8, 1902. the
whaler El Toro, out of Topolobampo.
Mexico, was wrecked off a small Island
south by southwest of Tahiti.
Information from Pontlac, Mich., Indi
cates that a Wilbur A. Harris left there
12 years ago and nothing further has
been heard from him. He Is spoken of
as having "gone West."
Harris states that among the crew who
drowned was Lope Aulttemcnez. who had
his possession a French manuscript
handed down in his family, giving the
complete history of the lost Dauphin of
France, written by a man In whose
charges Robespierre left him: also a
French ornament set in diamonds.
Harris ask? that a professor of history
of Yale Unjvcrslty be notified, and gives
directions for finding this historical treas
ure, which he has buried.
DAUPHIN LIE AN OLD ONE
Professor Wheeler, of Yale, Docs Not
Credit Bottle History.
NEW HAVEN, Conn.. May 26. Profes
sor A. M. Wheeler, professor of history.
was shown the dispatch regarding a man
uscript alleged to give the history of the
so-called lost Dauphin. of France.1
Wheeler said claims of a similar purport
had been made repeatedly.
In the first number of the first vol
ume of Putnam's magazine, many years
ago." said Professor Wheeler, "there ap
peared an article entitled, 'Have We a
Bourbon Among Us?' Jn which the writer
set up the claim that Rev. Eleasor Will
lams. of Michigan, was the lost
Dauphin."
Professor Wheeler thought there might
be some connection between thu claim
and the letter found In the bottle. He
added that, in hi? opinion, history shows
beyond question that the Dauphin died
of .orturc in Paris in 175G.
CAPTAIN BERRY ARRESTED.
Ordered to Report to Vancouver Bar
racks for Court-Martini.
SAN FRANCISCO. May 26. (Special.)
Captain Berry, of the transport Sheridan.
has been ordered by the War Department
to report for arrest at Vancouver Bar
racks. There he will be subjected to
court-martial growing out of. the charges
made against him by Major Parke. Cap
tain Berry is accused of having tried to
enter the room of a woman on the last
trip of the Sheridan from Manila.
Though no confirmation can be had
from Army officials. It has been reported
that Captain Bern drank heavily on
board ship and on one occasion . when
under the influence of liquor attempted
to gain admission to the stateroom of an
artillery" Lieutenant's wife She called
for help and charges were filed against
Captain Berry as soon as the transport
came to port.
SPLITS JAW ON SIDEWALK.
Drives His Teeth Into His Head and
Rests Easily.
MEDFORD. Or.. May 26. ( Special.)
Claud Miles, aged about 13. fell from
second-story window on Seventh and Main
streets, this morning about 4 o'clock, and
was seriously Injured. He struck on his
face on the pavement, splitting the lower
jaw at the chin and driving the front teeth
In the upper jaw backward Into his head.
At present, he Is resting easily, and no
evidences of concussion of the brain have
yet appeared.
Commencement at Mcdford.
MEDFORD. Or., May 26. (Special.
Commencement exercises were held at
the Medford High School today. The
programme was as follows: Opening
song, "The Laugh of a Child;" saluta
tory. M. Maude O'Brien; class history.
May Hewitt; oration. "The Future of
Mcdford." A. Lewis Maule; song. "Sing
As We March Along;" oration. "The
Value of Education," F. Wilson Walt
oration. "The Beauties of Literature."
G. Francis Lawton; 'prophecy, A. Bess
Earhart; valedictory. A. Guy Mickey;
address by Rev. W. F. Carsons and Pro
feasor N. L. Narregan; presentation of
diplomas, M. Purdln. After singing
number of their school songs, the audi
ence spent two hours In viewing the ex
hibit work. President P. L. Campbell,
of the University of Oregon, was ex
pected to address the graduating class
bnt was delayed in Ashland and arrived
too late.
Summer School at Salem.
WILLAMETTE UNIVERSITY. Salem
Or., May 26. (Special.) The trustees, of
the university have decided" to conduct a
Summer normal In connection with the
university. The school will be under the
direction of President Coleman, with
Professor W. H. Mahaffie. Ph. D.. as prln
clpal, and Professor C. O. Boyer, A. M".,
as secretary. A number of other profes
sors will assist in the work.
The purpose of the seven weeks' session
will be to prepare teachers for the State
and county examinations. The scope of
the work will Include-all subjects neces
sary to secure any grade of certificate.
AH the university equipment and labora
tories will be available to students. The
session will open June -26 and close Au
gust 10, the day preceding the August
examinations.
Bar Sacramento Fishermen.
ASTORIA. Or., May 26. (Special.)
The cannery foremen of the glllnet fish
ermen have notified the managers,of the
different canneries that they will refuse
to deliver fish to the canneries that em
ploy the Sacramento River fishermen or
are instrumental In securing licenses for
them. This is the first active measure
taken by the home fishermen to keep the
Sacramento fishermen from operating as
in the past, and as the local fishermen are
determined In the matter, the result of
the position they have taken will un
doubtedly accomplish the purpose better
than any action that the officials could
take. At the present time this threat of
the fishermen is no idle one, as every
fish caught Is in demand, and the cannery
men know that their rivals in business
would be only too glad to push the move
ment along.
Sunday School Successful.
COTTAGE GROVE. Or., May 2.-Spe-
cial.) The S. S. Association of. Lano
County held a very successful convention
this week. There were representatives
from all. the county districts and enthusi
astic reports presented.
The county will be the banner county in
Sunday School work, as it ha held
succcsful .conventions in all tho seven
districts during the year.
The convention elected the following
officers: President. Mrs. M. D. Mitchell.
Eugent; Vlcc-Prcsidcnt Miss D. M. Log
an. Eugene: Secretary-Treasurer. W. M.
Pitney, Junction.
NORTHWEST DEAD.
Ernest Clark.
CENT.RALIA, Wash.. May 27. Ernest
Clark, a well-known young man of Ccn
tralla. and a dmg clerk at the C. A.
Young Drug Company, died at his home
Friday morning. He was about 21 years
of age, and well known all over the county.
Urban LaCroj.
OREGON CITY, Or.. May 26. (Special.)
Urban LaCroy, aged 23 years, who sus
tained serious. Injuries while logging near
Fischer's Mill, on Clear Creek, Tuesday
morning, died early this morning. LaCroy
was an unmarried man and bore an excel
lent reputation.
Graduates at The Dalles.
THE DALLES. Or., May 26. (Special.)
Commencement exercises of The Dalles
High School took place here tonight in
the vogt Opcra-House, which was hand
somely decorated with palms and flower
ing plants and vines for the occasion.
Professor W. C. Hawlcy, of Willamette
University, addressed the graduating
class.
The graduates were: Myrtle E. Davis.
R. Constance French, Elizabeth C. Rid
dell, George Z. Riddell. Alvls M. Ander
son, Eunice C Donncll. Sallna Haight,
Hazel A. Huntington, George W. Rich
mond, Iva L. Renoe. R. Elmer White.
George M. Vanse and Winnlfred Wilson.
Good Place to Steal.
SALEM. Or., May 26.-(Spcclal.)-Harry
Stone, a 13-year-old Salem boy, stole 540
in bills from his employer, a Chinaman
named Toy Sing, who operates a hopyaru
in Polk County, yesterday morning, came
In Salem anil nnrohased n hicvelf for $31.
The boy denied the theft until tho police )
came m with tne wncei. wnen jie Drone
down. The bicycle dealer took the wheel
back and the Chinaman recovered the
full amount of the loss, when he re
fused to prosecute the lad. As the court
of this county had no jurisdiction of the
case, he was given his liberty.
Eugene Doubles Population.
EUGENE, Or., May 26. Incomplete re
turns from the census now being taken
of Eugene Indicate a population of about
6000, as near as can be figured out at
present. This Is a great Increase since
1P00, when the census showed that the
city contained 3.236 people. The village of
Falrmount. which Is within the corporate
limits of the city, lacks within perhaps 10
of having ZOO people. Five years ago there
was less than half that number there.
Beat With Clubs.
EUGENE. Or.. May 26.-(SpecIaI.) W.
B. Smith and his two sons, Norrls and
Ben, of Elmlra, were given an examina
tion before the Justice of the Peace today
on a charge of assault with deadly weap
ons upon J. E. Montgomery. May 7. The
Smiths are charged with calling Montgom
ery from his house and beating him nearly
to death with clubs.
Child Dies Alone in Camp.
EUGENE, Or.. May 26. (Special.) A
thrcc-months-old child ot S. Wright and
wife, who are camped on the outskirts
of the town, was found dead .in bed this
morning. Coroner Day made an investiga
tion and found the death to be due to
acute Indigestion. As the parents- are
destitute, the remains were buried by the
county.
Hood River Saves Money.
HOOD RIVER. Or., May 26. (Special.)
The First National Bank of this city
announccs that on Friday, June 2, a sav
ings department will be added to the
business of the bank. This institution
opened for business here June 1, ISO!,
and Is well pleased with the prospects
of the town and -valley.
Guilty of Criminal Assault.
OL.TMPIA. wash.. May 26. (special.)
A verdict of guilty was rendered today
d today in
the trial of L. L. Lusher for criminal as
sault upon Mrs. Charlotte Xorthcroft. in
Mnreh. The assault was accomDariled by
robbery, and was revolting In details. The'
victim resided near Tenlno
TN'orthwesterners In New York.
NEW YORK. May 26. (Special.) The
following 'Northwest people registered at
New- York hotels today: From Seattle S.
Hall and wife. J. N. B. Hall, at the
Netherlands: J. Cornthwaite and wife,
at the Grand. Spokane C. M. Goule,
at the Fifth Avenue.
Holcomb Seen in Seattle.
SEATTLE. May 26. Myron T. Holcomb,
the Oakland. Cal.. business man who Is
missing, was In Seattle one week ago.
Two days prior he succeeded in cashing a
personal check for 530 at a drugstore
where he was personally known to the
mana ger.
VITAL WEAKNESS
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most succestfal and
reliable specialtets
la diseases of roes
as medical diplomas,
licenses aad newspa
per records sharr.
Stricture, Varicocele Nervous Debility, Blood
Poison, Rectal, Kidney and Urinary Diseases
And all diseases aad TTeakBCjwes due to Inheritance, evil habits, excesses
or the result of specific diseases.
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MITGHELL'SDAUGHTER DIES
WIFE OF JUDGE CHAPMAN .SUC
CUMBS TO APPENDICITIS.
Oregon Senator Rushes to Tacoma
and Is at Her Bcdsldo"
at-Dcath. .
TACOMA. Wash.. May 26.-(Special.)
Surrounded by immediate members of tho
family and by sorrowing friends and rela
tives. Mrs. Jessie Bj Chapman, wife of
Judge W. O. Chapman, died this evening.
Senator John. H. .Mitchell, of Portland,
father of Mrs. Chapman, was among those
at the bedside. Last Tuesday, while In
apparently good health, Mrs. Chapman
was stricken with an acute pain, and
was compelled to summon assistance.
Judge Chapman was at Olympla. holding
court for Judge Llnn, but hurried -borne.
Five physicians were called and the case
was pronounced a severe attack of appen
dicitis. Remedies were administered in
hppes of averting an operation, and Mrs.
Chapman rallied somewhat.
On Wednesday a change was noticed,
and It was decided to perform an opera
tion at once. Mrs. Chapman came through
It exceedingly well, but in the afternoon
weakness of the heart developed- Oxygen
and othor stimulants were administered,
but the patient gradually grew weaker
and died early, this evening.
Senator Mitchell arrl"ed this morning,
and the meeting of father and daughter
was pathetic In the extreme. It Is said
by some of the physicians that Mrs. Chap
man has worried a great deal over the
Indictment of her father at Portland, and
that this worry weakened her physlcally
and In a measure was responsible for the
heart trouble that followed the ooeratlon
BABY CAME NEAR DYING
From an Awful Skin Humor,
Scratched Till Blood Ran. .
Wasted to a Skeleton. .
SPEEDILY CURED BY CUTICURA
'When three months old my boy
broke out with an itching, watery
rash all over his body, and he would
scratch till the blood ran. We tried
nearly everything, but he grew worse,
wasting to a skeleton, and we feared
he -would die. He slept only jwhen
in our arms. The first applicationof
Cnticura soothed him so that he. slept
in his cradle for the first time in
many weeks. One set of Cnticura
made a complete and permanent
cure, (signed) Mrs. M. C.Maitland,
Jasper, Ontario."
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sands of young and middle-aged men who are plung
ing toward the grave, tortured by the voes of nervous
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Nervous Debility and special weakness that is uni
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and by other doctors deemed impossible. It does, not
stimulate temporarily, but restores permanently! It
allays irritations of the delicate tissues surrounding
the lax and unduly expanded glands, contracting them
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It tones up and strengthens the blood vessels that
carry nourishment. The patient realizes a great blight
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We want all MEN WHO ARE SUFKEIUN'G frbm any
disease or special weakness' to feel that they can come
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