Morning Oregonian. (Portland, Or.) 1861-1937, June 06, 1905, SECOND EDITION, Page 5, Image 5

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Knights of Columbus Are Gath
ering at Los Angeles.
Supreme Knight Hearn Declares the
Order, Though Restricted, to
Catholics, Is Ijoyal to the
- Stars and Stripes.
LOS ANGELES. CaL. June 5. This
week la Los Angeles -will be devoted
chiefly to the reception and entertainment
of the Knights ol Columbus and their
friends who are coming from all sections
of the United to attend the National con
vention of the order. Many reached here
yesterday and today and by tomorrow
when the serious work of the meeting
begins, all the delayed trains will have
reached here and the city will contain
about 15,000 visitors.
The principal event today was the ar
rival of Supreme Knight E. L. Hearn and
the members of his council.
Tonight the visiting. Knights were given
a public reception by the Chamber of
Commerce at which United States Sena
tor Flint, Acting Governor Anderson,
Mayor McAleer and many other prominent
citizens of the state and city spoke.
Delegations arrived today from Denver,
Topeka. Minneapolis, St. Paul, Kansas
City, Buffalo, New Orleans and Cincin
nati. Each delegation was mot by a re
ception committee and each visitor thor
oughly Informed of the details of enter
tainment and the official programme.
There will be a reception to Archbishop
Montgomery tomorrow morning by the
ladles' auxiliary of the House of the Good
Shepherd. Pontifical high irfass will be
celebrated for the Knights In the Cathed
ral of St. Vlblana tomorrow morning. Rev.
T. F. Gahcy, diocesan choirmaster, has
prepared an elaborate musical programme
which will be rendered by a chorus of TO
Tomorrow the first business session of
the convention will be called to order.
The National council will begin at once
the real work of the convention.
With Madame Modjeska at Its head, the
woman's committee, appointed In connec
tion with the Knights of Columbus con
vention. Is making extensive preparations
for the entertainment of visitors. This
committee formed to welcome and enter
tain women visitors to the convention has
been increased to 114 members. It assisted
at the Chamber of Commerce roceptlon
and will look after other social features
of the week.
Some time tonight the last special train
with Knights and others from Northern
California is due In Los Angeles, and with
the arrival tomorrow of three trains fromr
the East, the National convention of tho
order will be In full blast, To this time,
the San Pedro, Los Angeles & Salt Lake
Railroad has landed In Los Angeles about
40 cars, loaded with excursionists, and the
Southern Pacific has brought In about half
as many. In addition to four special trains
from the North. The Santa Fe has landed
40 carloads with a few more expected on
the regular overland trains tomorrow.
At the Chamber of Commerce reception
to the Knights of Columbus tonight, which
was attended by thousands of the visiting
members of the order. Supreme Knight
Edward L. Hearn made the principal ad
dress on behalf of the order. Mr. Hearn
said In part:
"Gentlemen: We are proud of the
Knights of Columbus. The whole coun
try proud of an order that Is a
factor for good and promises nothing
which it does not fulfill. It Is true we are
limited for membership to adherents of
the Catholic belief, but this in Itself is the
highest guarantee of our loyalty and pat
riotism. "We love our faith as we love our
country and we follow our flag as we fol
low our church, even unto death. We are
proud of the Stars and Stripes. We glory
in the banner of the cross. There is noth
ing in either that excites controversy nor
should the one be set up against the
Insane Patients Taken to Salem by
Asylum Attendants.
SALEM, Or., June 5. (Special.) A sav
ing of over 235 per cent in the cost of
transporting insane patients Is shown by
the first report of Superintendent Cal
breath concerning the expenditures for
bringing patients to the asylum under the
new law. In some instances, the cost is
only jne-thlrd what it was under the old
system, and It varies from that to a lit
tle more, than two-thirds the former cost.
After making allowances for the sala
ries of extra attendants. made necessary
by sending attendants after the patients,
the average cost of transportation will
be about two-thirds what It was under
the old system of having the Sheriffs
bring the patients to Salem. In other
respects the law has worked well thus
far, and no complaint has been made
concerning the care the patients have
The greatest saving will be made la
transporting patients from western Ore
gon counties, from which most of the
patients come. Under the old system,
the average cost bf bringing a patient
from Portland was J20. Under the new
system it Is from ST to $10. The cost of
transporting a patient from Marion Coun
ty has been reduced from K to 51. From
Clatsop County it has been reduced from
JCfO to $14.75. From Baker Counts it
has been reduced from JS1 to 5S5.
The new law has been in force but a
fraction of a month, however, and actual
results -cannot be had until an average
can be computed upon the cost of trans
porting a large. number of patients under
the new system.
Joseph Cannutt Was Not Intimate
With Deputy's Wife, Says Jury.
COLFAX. Wash., June 5. (Special.)
Joseph Cannutt. Sheriff of Whitman
County, won a verdict In the case In which
A. L. Steward, formerly Cannutt's dep
uty, sued the SherifT for $35,000 for alleged
alienation of the affections of Steward's
wife, which has occupied the attention of
the Superior Court for three days. Judge
Brents, of WTalla Walla, presided at the
Judge Brents ordered the jury, in addi
tion to Its verdict in the suit for damages,
to answer this question: "Has Joseph
Cannutt, the defendant, been guilty of
criminal Intimacy with Martha J. Stew
ard, wife of the plaintiff. A. L. Steward?"
The jury brought in a verdict of not
guilty. In the suit for damages the Jury
returned a verdict for defendant.
Joseph Cannutt is now aerving his third
term as Sheriff of Whitman County.
Steward was his deputy until April. 19M.
when he was adjudged Insane and sent to
the asylum at Medical Lake. He was re
leased during the campaign last Fall and
then charged Cannutt with being crim
inally intimate with his wife. This charge
furnished the only sensation in the cam
paign in which Cannutt was re-elected
Steward. Sled complaint for damages
against Cannutt last Fall and the case has
Just hecn tried. Otatr. Sttw&rd, ex e the
plaintiff, was a strong witness against hl
father, whom he flatly contradicted on
many important Questions. The case has
furnished sensations for large audiences
at each sitting of the court. Mrs. Stew
ard, wife of the plaintiff, was not per
mitted to testify against her husband.
Cannutt has a wife and two grown sons.
Heads Party of Congressmen After
.Visit on Pugct Sound.
SEATTLE. Wash.. June 5. (Special.)
The Congressional party, headed by
Speaker "Joe Cannon, that participated
in the opening of the Lewis and Clark
Exposition left tonight for Alaska, going
north on the steamer Cottage City. The
Pacific Coast Company had invited the
Congressmen to be the guests of that com
pany on the trip. United States Senator
Piles went north with the visitors.
Speaker Cannon did not come to Seattle
with the remainder of the party. He
made a lonesome trip from Tacoma on
the interurban line and his peculiar gift
of inquiry' was illustrated on the way
aver. He questioned each man' within the
car on his life here and his former condi
tion In the East, eagerly looking for In
formation of the Northwest,
The entire party made a trip to Puget
Sound navy-yard on the revenue cutter
Grant today. A basket lunch was served
st the yard. Lieutenant A. B. Wyckoff,
the first commandant of the yard, was
with the party.
Clackamas County Bar Is a Unit In
Its Expression in His
OREGON CITV. Or.. June 5. (Special.)
Unanimous Indorsement of Circuit Judge
T. A. McBride for United States District
Judge to succeed the late C. B. Bellinger
was had today at a special meeting of the
Clackamas County Bar Association. The
association was convened this morning,
and a committee, consisting of Attorneys
C. D. Latourctte, Franklin T. Griffith,
Gordon E. Hayes. H. E. Cross, Grant B.
Dlmick and W. S. U'Ren, was named to
draft resolutions of indorsement:
Friends of Judge McBride arc working
to secure his indorsement for the appoint,
ment In the other counties constituting
the Fifth Judicial District. At an ad
journed session of the Bar Association
this afternoon, the following resolutions,
reported by the committee, were unani
mously adopted:
"Whereas, A vacancy exlstes in the office of
United States District Judge for the District
of Oregon by reason of the death of the la
mented C B. Beljlnger and which vacancy
Js to be filled by appointment by the Presi
dent. Whereas, The vacancy thus caused should
be filled by a member ot the bar of Oregon
of profound learning and ability and possess
ing lh the highest degree the moral and In
tellectual attributes oaenUal to the proper
discharge of the duties of that high office.
Whereas, Hon. Thomas A. McBride, now
serving his third ooaseoutlve six-year term
as District Judge of the Fifth Judicial Din
trio! of Oregon, having been elected without
opposition at the election of 100 after pre
siding 12 years In this court, with a record
of tea years as District Attorney for this
district immediately preceding his election to
the bench In 1892, and 35 yeera of experience
at the bar and on the beneh and during lhee
many years of our association with him, we.
In common with the people of this district,
comprising the counties of Clackamas, Wash
ington, Columbia and Clatsop, have learned
to place unquestioned faith and trust In his
honor. Integrity and ability. We believe no
other Judge In Oregon trac pacts more bun!
nees and the record ot appeals from his Judg
ments to the Supreme Court of the state
shows that no ether Judge la Oregon Is sus
tained In a higher percentage of cases, and
If the statistics were available we believe they
would show that no other Judge In Oregon
has so nall a percentage or his Judgments
appealed to the Supreme Court, and recognlr
lng his great learning, eminent fitness and
the unswerving integrity with which he has
administered Justice in this court for so many
years and endeared hlmretf to the bar of the
whole state as a Just Judge and a man net
only learned In the law, but possessed In a
marked degree ot those rare personal Quali
ties that win and held the confidence and
esteem, not only of all members of the bar.
but of the public generally.
Resolved, That we do heartily indorso and
recommend the Hon. Thomas A. McBride tor
aid anointment.
A copy of these resolutions were or
dered transmitted to Senator Fulton, to
be presented to President Roosevelt-
Fulton Sends in Four Barnes.
ASTORIA, Or., June 5. SpeclaL)-Jni-
ted States Senator C W. Fulton today
forwarded to President Roosevelt his rec
ommendation for Receiver at the Rose-
burg Land Office the name of George L.
Hawkins, of The Dalles.
The Clatsop County Bar Association
met tonight and Indorsed Judge Thomas
A. McBride for the position of United
States District Judge for Oregon.
Senator Fulton will tomorrow forward
to Washington the names of four proml
nent attorneys for the position of United
states District Judge. Including Judge Mc
Bride. The names of the other three
couig not do ascertained.
Blue Laws to Bo Enforced.
SEATTLE, Wash., June 5 (Special.)
when F. A. Cbertngton comes from Ohio
to succeed Dr. J. C. Thorns as superin
tendent of the Antl-baioon League a vig
orous campaign will be started to compel
all saloons to close on Sunday. The fight
iias already been started in a number of
the smaller cities and will be carried on
generally throughout the state under the
new organization.
Thorns has for years been the Anti
Saloon League's superintendent, but has
been deposed. He is' a familiar figure to
politicians and legislative workers, for
moms- principal activity has been at
A rigid enforcement of all "blue" laws
is the programme of the league now, the
argument being made that the Legislature
always meets them when new legislation
is sought with the declaration that they
do nothing toward enforcing existing
Death of Myron E. Goodcll.
SALEM. Or.. June 5. (Special.)
iiyron . Goodell. known here as
"Squire" Goodell. died tonight, aired
63 years. Ho was bora in Pennsylvania
in 1540 and wnen a young man removed
to Wisconsin. In 1S70 he married Miss
Ann South wick at Vlroqua, Wis., and
soon afterward came to Oregon. He
served as City Recorder of Salem in
the early '30s and also as Justice of the
Peace. He leaves four children Hugh,
oi vaiaez. AiasKa; iranK i. of Port
land: Mrs. Edna Tiffany, and Manley
Goodell, of Salem.
The funeral will be conducted from
the M. E. Church Wednesday at 10
A. M.
Postal Clerk Brings Suit.
SALEM. Or.. June 5. Sneclal. &. W
Maupln brought suit here today to re
cover 5.060 carnages from the South
ern Pacific on account of Injuries sua
tained at Woodburn last October. Mas pin
was a postal clerk on the. Woodburn-
Js&trcn branch and was caught between
a car and a baggage truck. He alleges
mat mo aeienoanr. suaoeniy backed its
kcac without -axerciclac 4ua cauttoK.
Salem Minister Against Pay
ment to Refuge Home.
Oregon Attorney-General Has De
cided the Institution Is Xot a
Religious One "Within Mean
ing of the Law.
SALEM, Or., June 5. (Special.) Rev.
W. IL Selleck, pastor of the First Meth
odist Episcopal Church, of this city,
has protested to the Secretary of State
against tne payment of money to tho
Refuge 'Home, of Portland, under the
provision of the Malarkey act appropriating-
money for the aid of institu
tions engaged In reclaiming wayward
girls. His protest was based upon the
ground that the Refuge Home Is a
Catholic institution, and is the only
institution that comes within the pro
visions of the act, and that the appro
priation is a contravention of that sec
tion of the constitution which says
that "no money shall be drawn from
tho treasury for the benefit of any
religious or theological Institution, nor
shall any money be appropriated for
tho payment of any religious services
in either house of the Legislative As
sembly. The protest has been referred to the
Attorney-General, and an .opinion has
been rendered by that official holding
that the act is not in violation of tho
constitutional provision, that the appro
priation is for the benefit of the wayward
girls, and not for the institution.
The Malarkey act, passed by the last
Legislature, appropriates not to exceed
17000 a year to be paid at the rate of
S4 a year for each wayward girl be-.
tween the ages of 12 and IS yearj
maintained at an Institution conducted
for that purpose. In order that the pro
visions of tne act may not be abused
by persons organizing such Institutions
for the purpose of securing tno ap
propriation, the act provides that no
.Institution shall be entitled to receive
payment from tho appropriation un
less It has been in existence one year
and has not less than five Inmates. The
money is to be paid out-only after the
County Judge has certified to the cor
rectness of a claim verified by the
managers of the institution, and the
Governor. Secretary of State and State
Treasurer may require additional evi
dence If they think It advisable. -
When this act was up for considera
tion in the Legislature. Mr. Sclledc
fought it on the ground that only one
Institution would come within its pro
visions. This objection was met with
the statement that the limitations are
reasonable and that any other institu
tion may secure the appropriation by
coming within the limitations. The
act was passed by a large majority.
After reviewing the provisions of the
law and of the constitution above men
tloued. Attorney-General Crawford
holds that the Refuge Home Is not a
religious Institution within the mean
ing of the constitutional prohibition.
but is a reformatory institution.
Tributaries Will Also Be 3Icn&ured
Under Direction of State
Engineer Lewis.
SALEM, Or., June 5. Special. State
Engineer John H. Lewis left this evening
for the southern ond of the Willamette
Valley on a tour of Inspection of Valley
streams. His purpose is to find conve
nient places for gauging stations on the
Willamette and Its tributaries. Each
gauging station will be supplied with a
gauge for measuring the depth of the
water at different stages, and a meter
for measuring the rapidity of the current.
The measurements will be taken once a
day throughout the year.
The object is to secure accurate infor
mation showing the quality of water
flowing in each stream,' so that persons
who may be interested In manufacturing
enterprises will know where water pow
ers are available. Since the people of
the different sections of the Valley are
interested in the development ot manu
facturing resources, Mr. Lewis expects to
be able to find some one on each stream
who will take the dally observations with
out charging the state anything for his
services. A man residing or working on
the bank of a stream can take the ob
servations In a few minutes each day.
Probably only one gauging station will
be located on the Willamette between Eu
gene and Oregon City, and that one for
the purpose of ascertaining the quantity
of water flowing over the falls at the lat
ter place. Throughout most of Its course
the Willamette cannot be used for poorer
purposes, and for that reason the gaug
ing stations will be established principally
on tributary streams.
Mr. Lewis desires to locate a station on
the Willamette at Salem, where he can
give it his personal attention, but it will
be difficult to take measurements from
the steel bridge, because of an eddy near
the west bank. He may find It imprac
ticable to establish a gauging station
A water filing was made in the State
Engineer's office today by H. M. Tinker,
J. L. Rogers, C. W. Thomas and R. T.
Motley, who will take 15 Inches of water
from Looking Glass Creek, and 1000 Inches
from Swamp Creek, in Northern Union
County, and convey It in ditches Into
Umatilla County, where they will use It
for Irrigating purposes. By going around
mountain sides, the canals will carry the
water over the divide from one stream
system to another.
Frecwatcr Youth Pleads Guilty to
Larceny and Is Paroled.
PENDLETON, Or.. June 5. (Special.)
Department No. i of the Circuit Court
was convened today by Judge Ellis, and
a grand Jury drawn and empaneled. The
Jurors selected were: James Terry. W. X.
Claypool, Samuel Warner. William Con
nerly, John McEwen. A. W. Norton and
Charles Rieman.
Indictments were found against Jesse
Hurst, of Freewatcr, who was charged
with larceny from a store, and upon a
plea of guilty being entered in the Cir
cuit Court. Judge Ellis sentenced him to
one year in the penitentiary, and released
him on parole, under the provision that
he report to the court every month. J. J.
and Nellie Guenette. charged with lar
ceny from a dwelling, were alxo indicted.
Not true bills were found against May
nard Brown. Jr.. for larceny from a
store: J. B. Johnson, adultery, and Louis
Huches. assault with a dangerous weanon.
A Tii cam -of Grovcr Xartlq, the '14 whe
shot and killed O. N. Preston, the Free
water rancher, in the public road before
the Preston home, will b heard tomor
row. This is a case in which the daugh
ter of the a cad man found herself In trou
ble and accused young Martin ot being
her seducer. This Martin denied, and
Preston threatened to kill him. Martin
is said to have then armed himself, and
one evening, while visiting a young wom
an who lived across the way from the
Preston home, Preston called him out of
the house, and in the quarrel which fol
lowed he was shot and killed by Martin.
Public Interest Is also aroused in this
session of the grand jury on account of
the" charges which It is said are to be
made against the saloonmen of the town.
They will in all probability have to an
swer charges of keeping open on Sunday
and of gambling, some time the latter
part ot this week or the first of next
Vote on Water Bonds.
HOOD RIVER. Or June 5. (Spe
cial) The City Council by a unanimous
voto tonight called an election for Mon
day, Juno 19. for the purpose of voting
on the question of issuing $60,000 5 per
cent bunds to defray the expense of in
stalling a municipal water system.
The Council believes bids for construct
ing the system can be secured for a
less sum, but think the peoplo will be
willing to vote the limit for a com
plete system if necessary.
Hood River People Decide to Bar
AH Saloons From Their
THE DALLES, Or.. June 5. (Spe
cial.) The election on the local op
tion Issue has been a lively one In
Wasco County today. In this city a
heavy vote has been cast. While not
yet counted, it is conceded tne meas
ure has lost by a heavy majority. Lit
tle has been heard from the country
precincts, beyond the fact that the
count haa probably carried wet. with
the exception of Hood River, dry by
40" votes, and one or two small settle
ments. Dry Days Ahead at Hood River.
HOOD RIVER, Or Juno 5. (Special.)
Hood River went for prohibition to
day by decided majority, much to
the surprise of interested persons. The
East precinct, wnlch contained the for
mer saloons and which last November
gave a majority of 30 against prohibi
tion, went 5 for prohibition today. The
West precinct gave a majority of 1
for prohibition. South precinct 46.
While tho vote was light compared
to the Presidential election last No
vember, a lively Interest was taken in
the contest. The Prohls worked early
and late and did considerable challeng
Judge 3IcBrldc Grants Divorces to
Three Applicants.
OREGON CIT1. Or.. June 5. (Special.)
Orders of default and reference were to
day made by Judge McBride In the fol
lowing divorce suits: Elsie Howard vs.
J. C. Howard, C D. Brown vs. C E.
srown. Debbie ary vs. Francis rsary.
The tXfX) damage suit of William Mc
Donald against Clackamas County."for
damages alleged to have been sustained
by reason of a defective county road, has
been postponed until Friday, June 16.
Next Friday will be tried the 53O0D dam
age suit of Maggie Mulvey against E. L.
Johnson, proprietor of an Oregon City
laundry. Plaintiff seeks damages for an
injury to the hand that was sustained
while working In defendant s laundry.
Divorces were granted today as follows
Boydston vs. Boydston, and Emma M
J. Moody vs. W. H. Moody.
Alleging: that her husband called her
such objectionable names as liar and
thief. Mrs. Julia Hitching is suing James
H. Hitching, a prominent farmer of Cur
rinsvllle. for a divorce. They were mar
ried in Canada In 1SS7.
Lone Masked Man Tups the Till,
Then Robs Drunken Man.
WEISER. Idaho. June 5. (Special.) The
Copper King saloon In this city was
robbed at an early hour yesterday morn
ing by an unknown man. hue the bar
tender was alone, a roan entered with a
gun In his hand and a white mask on his
face. He forced the bartender to go be
hind the bar with him and hold up his
hands while he went through the ca.h
drawer, taking therefrom about $5. He
then went out the back door, holding the
bartender at bay; and escaped in the
Today a man who gave his name as
John Coo ley was arrested for robbing a
drunken man of a pocketbook containing
J15, and placed In Jail. He was Identified
by the bartender as the man who robbed
the saloon. He will have a hearing on
two charges tomorrow before the Probate
The town is filling up with toughs who
are working their way to Portland.
Convention Opened at Albany.
ALBANY, Or., June 5. (Special.)
Opening prayer services of the annual
convention of the Women's Missionary
Society of the United 'Presbyterian
Church were conducted this evening by
Mrs. Elizabeth Inrlne, of Albany, first
vice-president. President A. N. Porter,
of Norwood, 11L, delivered an address
on The Responsibility of Opportunity."
Other business was carried out at the
evening session.
About 1SJ women delegates from all
parts of tne United States have been
arriving during the past two Jay:.
The officers of the society are: Mrs.
A. N. Porter, Norwood, I1L, president;
Elizabeth Irvine. Albany, Or., first vice
president; Mrs. E. C Simpson, Bellfon
lalne. O., second vice-president; Mr.
Mary. Porter. Latrobe, Pa., secretary;
Mr J. R. Hill, Pittsburg. Pa., treas
urer. The local executive committee
is Mr. W. P. White, Albany: Mrs. J.
H. Gibson, Portland, and Mrs. Hen
rietta Brown, Albany.
Shoots Himself on High Trestle.
LELAND. Or., June 5. Albert E.
Thompson, an employe of the Southern
Pacific on the steam shovel here, shot
himself in the head as he stood on the
173-foot trestle near here Thursday night,
and dropped to the canyon below dead.
His body was found the next day.
In the pockets of the dead man were
found J3S and a letter from- his sweet
heart in Toronto. Canada telling him she
had married another man. The remains
were sent to his old home in Canada.
As Zt XferU
Before going to the expense of calling a
doctor for a case of diarrhoea or dysen
tery, procure a battle of Chamberlain's
Colic. Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy and
you will be more than pleased with the
result, Tfcere is not another medicine in
the world that has saved as many lives
as this resMdy. It has been used In
maay case where hoe was abandoned by
the physician, and has never. yet been
fcjMKals fill. Fec sak he all slrtuslafr.
Customs and Immigration Men
at Outs at Seattle.
Commissioner Sergeant Is Said to
HavcxProvided. Good Berths for
Old Friends Who .Were
Locomotive' Firemen.
SEATTLE. Wash.. June 5. (Special.)
Friction between the customs and immi
gration departments, shown in this col
lection district, has grown out of the
action of Congress in divorcing, the two.
When Collector ot Customs C W. Ide had
charge of the immigration work he em
ployed but three Inspectors. According to
the figures of a customs official there are
now nearly 100 Immigration officers in this
district. Some of the best customs offi
cials have been transferred to the new
department without the sanction of the
Collector of Customs and he Is resenting
the Interference in his department.
The collection of a S3 head tax on all
immigrants, paid by the vessels to tha
Collector of Customs and forwarded to
the Treasury Department, provides the
fund for the Immigration officials. Last
year J1.SOO.000 was collected and It Is from
this fund that the Immigration force has
been built up so rapidly.
When Commissioner Sergeant, ot the
immigration force, returns from Honolulu
It is likely a protest will be made to him
regarding the conditions In this district.
The story is out here that an unusually
large number of locomotive firemen have
found berths In the Immigration service
as a result of Sergeant's partiality toward
the men with whom he formerly worked
He was at the head of the firemen's or
ganisation when appointed Commissioner
of Immigration.
Traffic on Northern Pacific and Bur
lington Delayed, for Hours.
BUTTE, Mont, June 5. As the result
of cloudburst and heavy rains In East
ern Montana traffic on the Northern
Pacific has been delayed from six to
eight hours. A Billings special says:
The rainstorm which visited this sec
tion last evening was a record-breaker.
All trains on the Burlington are de
layed, and No. 6, due at Billings at 9
A. M., will be held until tomorrow.
Two Dot advices say:
A cloudburst here yesterday after
noon flooded nearly every building In
th.e town and washed out sections of
the Montana railroad tracks at two
points. A section of track IS rail
lengths long was washed out In one
place, and it is said that It will be
several days before the road can be re
Crops suffered considerable damage.
General Staff Officer Saw Bloody
Battle of the Yalu.
SAN FRANCISCO, June 5. Cole H.
Crowder, of the General Staff, who has
been with General Kuroki In Manchuria
for over a ear as a representative
of tne United States Army, returned
on the liner China today. Colonel Crow
der saw the battle of the Yalu and
was with the Japanese until after the
long bloody battle at Mukden.
Colonel Crowder states he could not
speak of his observations until he had
made his report to the Secretary of
General MacArthur was at Mukden
when Colonel Crowder left there.
P. Artcmleff, late editor o"f the Novi
kral. of Port Arthur, was also a pas
senger on the China.
Mother Finds Her In Her Room Dy
ing in Terrible Agony.
BILLINGS. Mont. June S. Mable
Harper, a schoolgirl aged 13 years,
daughter of George Harper, section
foreman of the Northern Pacific Rail
road Company, committed suicide about
1:30 o'clock this afternoon by drinking
one and one-half ounces of carbolic
acid. Her mother. It Is said, had scold
ed her for some trivial offense.
Mable was believed to have gone to
school In the afternoon as usual, but
a member of the family who went up
stairs found the girl in the last agonies
of death. A physician was summoned,
but It was too late to do anything for
fec and she expired shortly after.
Cigars for Alaska Army Officers.
SEATTLE. Wash.. June 5. (Special,)
The 'steamer Lyra, now at Tacoma. Is to
take the Army supplies north within a
few days. She will carry the supplies for
the troops along the Yukon and at St.
Michaels. -Peculiar to her cargo will be
the tobacco supply. A totaf ot SS.000 cigars
Is going north for officers and men and
the material to make a quarter of a
million cigarettes will be furnished.
Lauth to Appeal to Governor.
OREGON CITV, Or.. June 5. (Special.)
Circuit Judge T. A. McBride today made
an order directing the return to Oregon
City of George W. Lauth. who will be
resentenced to be hanged for the murder
of his mistress. Mrs. Lenora' B. Jones, in
this city last September.
Lauth was convicted of first-degree mur
der in the Clackamas County Circuit
Court and sentenced to be hanged Jan
uary 27, last An appeal being taken, the
judgment of the lower court was affirmed.
As a last resort, Lauth' s counsel and his
friends will present his case to Governor
Chamberlain. In hopes of having the sen
tence commuted to life Imprisonment.
A baby who frets, worries, or
cries, or sleeps poorly is prob
ably poorly nourished, unless
there is actual disease. MeMin's
Food provlds plenty of good no-arisa-seat
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Of the United States
Prtflilnent Pfcysleiwis
Endorse Pe-m-M.
Examiner of th United States
Treasury Department, graduate of
Columbia Cdllege. and who served three
years at West Point, has the following
to say of Peruna:
A11ott m to express my srratl
taae t yen for the scacat derived
from your vroadcrfBl remedy. Oae
taert meafk has breaat fertk a
vant cfeaase aad I norr cemalfier my
self a ttcII nai after moaths Ht
-FclIoTr-iHJcrcr. I'craaa will
care yen. Idevfellya Jordaa.
Doctors have been loathe to indorse
a catarrh remedy because catarrh and
catarrhal diseases have puzzled the
medical fraternity for many decades.
More prominent physicians use and
Indorse Peruna each year.
Dr. A. Morgan, 314 Gater street, In
dianapolis. Ind., writes:
"Regular physicians do not, aa a
rale, lad erne patent medicines. I have,
however, found la my practice that Pe
nai la a notable exception and aot at
all like aay other medicine geaerally
eld a 'pateHt medicine.
"In examining it I find that it Is a
scientifically prepared medicine, com
posed of herbal remedies of high medi
cinal value.
"It Is a specific for catarrh of the
head, lungs or stomach, a fine remedy
for female troubles, and Invaluable to
mothers and children.
"After fevers or other protracted Ill
ness, It Is one of the best tonics I know
of to restore the system to normal con
dition and I recommend it to convales
cents. Tt Is a high class family remedy,
good for young and old." A. Morgan.
Peruna occupies a unique position in
medlcnl. science. It is the only Inter
nal systemic catarrh remedy known to
the medical profession today.
Catarrh is a systemic disease cura
ble only by systemic treatment. A rem
edy that cures catarrh must aim direct
ly at the depressed nerve centers. This
is what Peruna does. .
Peruna Contains No Narcotic.
One reason why Peruna has found
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permanent use in so many homes is
that it contains no narcotics of any
kind. Peruna is perfectly harmless.
It can be used any length of time
without acquiring a drug habit. Peru
na does not produce temporary results.
It is permanent in its effect.
It has no bad effect upon the system,
and gradually eliminates catarrh by
removing the cause of catarrh. There
are a multitude of homes where Peru
na has been used off and on far 20
years. Such a thing could not be pos
sible If Peruna contained any drugs of
a narcotic nature.
540 Williams Ave.,
AfceTe all other tfclaga, we trire to aare the thou
sands o young and middle-aged men who. ere plung
ing toward tha grave, tortured by the woes of nervous
debility. "We have evolved a special treatment tor
Nervous Debility and special weakness that Is uni
formly auccessful in case's where succesa was befora
and by other doctors deemed impossible. It dots not
stimulate temporarily, but restores permanently. It
allays irritations of the delicate tissues surrounding
the lax and unduly expanded glands; contracting thesa
to their normal condition, which prevents lost vitality.
It tones up. and strengthens the blood vessels that
carry nourishment. The patient realizes a grea blight
has been lifted 'from his life.
We want all XKX WHO AXE SUFFERING from any
disease or special weakness to feel that they cas corns
to our office freely for examination and exylanatisa
of their condition FREB Of CHARGE, without being
bound by any obligation whatever to take tractates c
unless they so desire. We cure