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4 THE MORXIXG OREGOXIAy, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST .18, 1909-
BEGIN TO BATTLE
Sensational Charges Made by
Cotton in Fight of Oregon-
Trunk for Life. x
ILLEGAL SURVEY FILED?
Harriman Attorney Says Htll Line
Bought Old Maps and Sent Them
to Interior Department Mass
of Documents in Case.
Sensational charges of perjury and
fraud against the Oregon Trunk Rail
road," and allegations that that corpora
tion has no right to do business either
In Oregon or elsewhere because of a host
of Illegalities said to have characterised
Its course since the day of its birth un
der the laws of the state of Nevada,
marked the opening of a gigantic legal
battle between Harriman and Hill attor
neys for the control of the Deschutes
Canyon and a route to Central Oregon,
In the Federal Court, yesterday.
The very validity of the Oregon Trunk
Line was bitterly assailed by Attorney
W. W. Cotton, of the Harriman lines, in
an argument that lamed for nearly three
hours yesterday afternoon. In this he
went exhaustively Into the various de
taito upon which he based his charges.
Surrey Is Denied.
Late In the previous evening, Mr. Cot
ton had filed in the Federal Court a mass
of affidavits covering many hundreds of
typewritten pages. Among these was an
affidavit from the man said to have made
the survey upon which the Oregon Trunk
Railroad people secured the approval of
the Secretary of the Interior for their
road up the canyon, to the effect that no
survey has ever been made there by the
This affidavit further set forth that
this survey, under which all the con
flicting points In the rights of way of
the two lines have occurred, was an
old survey made before the Oregon Trunk
was ever incorporated, and that It was
bought by that company and the map
of it filed Illegally with the Secretary of
the Interior as Its own survey, when
the decision was made to build up the
Road Charged Illegal.
Following these affidavits. Sir. Cotton
fired his second heay broadside of the
day with a long cross bill of 125 pages,
which was filed at 11 o'clock in the morn
ing. In this cross bill occurred the alle
gations that Mr. Hill's road is not legal,
and never has been, and that It has no
more rights In the canyon than If it had
never been organized.
The case before the court also took a
rew turn when Mr. Cotton In this cross
bill prayed for a restraining order to
prevent the Oregon Trunk from working
on the conflicting right of way in ques
tion, where such an order Is now In forco
against the Harriman road, until the final
settlement by the court of the legal
' points Involved.
This final decision of the merits of the
controversy between the Oregon Trunk
and the Deschutes Railway Company may
not be given for several months, but
Judge Bean was asked to decide as to
tins rectraining order, pending further
litigation, by today if possible.
Hearing on Temporary Injunction.
The arguments in the case were made
before Federal Judge R. S. Bean.
The hearing yesterday was on the tem
porary Injunction recently secured by
Porter Bros, restraining Twohy Bros., for
the Harriman Interests, from working on
disputed portions of 12 miles of right of
way on the upper Deschutes. If there
had been no new developments yesterday,
the whole controversy would have been
fought out on the question as to which
road had the priority of right to its sur
vey along the disputed ground. But the
delicate points of law sprung by Mr.
Cotton in his cross bill and affidavits
have carried the case beyond lta original
limits, .and will require much argument
and time to settle.
The question as to right of way on IS
miles of road on the lower Deschutes,
where conditions are reversed, the Harri
man road having restrained the Oregon
Trunk from carrying on work there, are
not involved in the present hearing.
The relief prayed for along the con
flicting 12 miles of survey In the pres
ent case. In the complaint of the Oregon
Trunk and In the cross bill of the Harri
man people flletl yesterday, is a perma
nent Injunction in each instance. It may
make the matter understood better, how
ever, when it Is stated that pending the
litigation that will be Invoked in fighting
out the Issues involved, each ide seeks
a temporary injunction restraining the
other from working on the ground in
Little Argument in Morning.
Little argument took place at the
morning session of the court. Following
the announcement of Judse Bean that
he was ready to hear the case. Judge
Charles H. Carey, chief attorney for the
Oregon Trunk Railroad, stated his posi
tion. "We arc ready for a hearing on
the original motion, which Involves 1
question as to priority of rights to sur
vey over a distance detailed In our bill
of compialnl." he said.
Following this he Informed the court
he had received a large number of affi
davits late the night before, covering
"territory from Alaska to the South pole,"
and that he had been told that the filing
of a cross bill later would further raise
At this point Mr. Cotton denied that
.ny rew Issue not brought up In the af
fidavits would be made. But Judge Carey
Insisted that the court rule out the fil
ings of affidavits and cross bill to hear tho
original motion, or 'else allow him mom
time. After considerable sparring be
tween the attorneys. Mr. Cotton finally
filed his cross bill at 11 o'clock. Judge
Carey was granted until 2 o'clock.
In the afternoon session occurred the
main proceedings of the day. Mr. Cot
ton began his argument on the points
of law Involved in his cross bill and
affidavits at 2:30 o'clock, and talked con
tinuously until after 5.
mil's Motives Attacked.
The Harriman attornpy began his at
tack on the motives of Mr. Hill's road
from the first moment of his speech.
Mr. Cotton argued that in the first
place, the Oregon Trunk line had failed
to comply with the requirements of th
Act of Congress of March 3. 1875. A
. portion of this act. as read by Mr. Cotton
to the court. Is as follows: "Right of way
is hereby granted to any corporation or
ganising under the laws of any state
which shall file Its articles of incorpora
tion and due, proofs of Its organisation
tinder the same, with the Secretary of
Here arose an important point of con
troversy, on the court's Interpretation of
which much Is at stake to both sides.
According to the contention of the Harrl-
t man , Interests, as presented by Mr. Cot-
ton. the full "due proofs of organisation
under the same" were not filed with the
Secretary until May 20. 190. The Ore
gon Trunk, on the other hand. In Its
complaint, claims that It duly filed, its
articles of Incorporation and part of the
proofs on April 12. 1006. 38 days previous
ly. Attorney Cotton argued that under
his contention that May 20 and not April
12 was the date of final acceptance, that
the road by the terms of the act could
not have acquired a right of way until
Point Made of Maps.
The importance of tho legal point
involve in this controversy raised by
Mr. Cotton over the two dates lies in
the tact that the Oregon Trunk Rail
road, in the maps of its survey of this
right of way tiled with the Secretary
of the Interior, claims that the survey
on which the right of way was ap
proved was made between February
190. and April 3, 1906. the map of
the survey having been adopted by
resolution of the directors on April 3.
The Oregon Trunk was incorporated in
Nevada on February 24, 1906, and filed
Its articles of Incorporation in Oregon
on April 3. 1906.
In an affidavit, and in the course of
his argument, Mr. Cotton declared yes
terday that instead of having made a
survey between the dates mensroned on
this map filed with the Secretary of
the Interior, the company had never
made a survey at all. but that it had
undertaken to adapt an old survey not
made oy the Oregon Trunk. , The Har-
est and welfare. I wish to promote the
public convenience and Interest by avoid
ing the needless squandering of money
that must come out of the people's pocket
In the end. Only 12 miles of road are here
Involved; there are 133 more miles on
which each side can work without con
flict. I would like Your Honor to Issue
an order restraining both sides from
working on disputed points pending the
final outcome of litigation, unless your
decision Is quickly made.
"I know it will be heralded abroad
that I have tried to have railroad build
ing in the Deschutes stopped altogether,
when really my only Interest is to pre
vent the spending of needless money, with
the great injury that may be done to. the
side which is restrained from working:
and to prevent, fighting and bloodshed,
which is likely to follow otherwise. It
is absurd, expensive and unnecessary for
one side to hire a bunch of Dagoes under
a man with a reputatjon as a fighte;. to
drive off our men. And It Is absurd for
us to employ a counter-gang of Aus
trians or Irishmen to lick the Dagoes."
In support of his request for an order
-restraining both sides. Mr. Cotton gave
the Illustration of two men putting up
buildings, the adjoining sides of which
overlapped on 15 feet of disputed prop
erty. If one man should temporarily
enjoin the other, he said it was clear that
unless he were similarly restrained, the
first man could badly damage the other
by taking advantage of the restraining or
der to put up his own foundations.
It was after 5 o'ciock woen -vir.
i 4. f . V
LITTLE. MILDRED WALDORF, THE MISSING GIRL AND HARRY B.
HALLOCK, HER CUSTODIAN.
riman attorney thus-declared the Ore
gon Trunk guilty of perjury, and
asked the court to set aside the ap
proval of the Oregon Trunk plans given
th secretarv of the Interior, on the
ground that they were fraudulently ob
In the meantime. Cotton declared, the
Deschutes Railroad had incorporated
February 2, 1906, and had filed its
proofs with the Secretary of the In
terior by February 10. 1906. On the
allegation that the Oregon Trunk line
has never made a survey of Its own, he
declared the Deschutes Railroad thus
had the priority in its survey.
Incorporation Is Question.
But the most sensational of the state-'
ments mentioned in the cross bill of the
Deschutes Railroad against the Oregon
Trunk's restraining order and taken up
by Mr. Cotton in his argument was that
the Oregon Trunk has no legal right to
build a railroad In this state.
Mr. Cotton said that the Oregon Trunk
had been Incorporated under a special
Nevada statute, whlrh he characterized
as passed for the purpose of allowing
fraudulent companies to be Incorporated
there for the sake of their license fees.
Under the terms of this statute, he said,
it is expressly provided that no corpora
tion mr. 'he formed for the purpose of
building a railroad In that state.
As. the Oregon Trunk Railroad was thus
expressly prohibited from construction
work In its own state of Nevada, he ar
gued that Oregon, by comity, or courtesy
between two states, should not give It
the right vnot granted In Its own state.
On this point he quoted decisions of
Joudge W'olverton to the effect that no
corporation has an existence in any state
other than the state which created it.
other than by comity, and that "corpora
tions can only do business elsewhere
which they can do at home." As tie cor
poration was not allowed to build a rail
road In Nevada. Cotton therefore argued
that It could have no right to do so In
Called Wildcat .Act.
"The Oregon Trunk Company was bas
tardized by the state which gave it birth,
before It was born," he declared. "The
wildcat act under which the charter was
granted It, did not make It necessary to
have any of its capital stock paid up,
and there was no stockholders' liabil
ity clause. The state was afraid of the
evils that would come from Its own pro
ductions, and therefore expressly prohib
ited corporations formed under the sta
tute to build railroads in the state."
Mr. Cotton dwelt at length on the le
gality of the survey which the Oregon
Trunk Railroad filed with the Secretary
of the Interior.
"I have the affidavits of two men, one
of whom actually made the map of this
survey," he said In his argument. "He
swears It was made from the map of an
old survey made priov to the organization
of the Oregon Trunk Company. There
fore, the affidavit upon which the Sec
retary of the Interior granted rights to
the company Is absolutely untrue and a
fraud upon the United States, on which
no rights should be conferred." Going
further, he went into an Involved explan
ation to the court of the alleged addi
tional fact that this survey at no poin;
makej proper ties with section corners,
as reqnired by law.
One of the most important parts of Mr.
Cotton's long argument came toward the
last. It consisted In the request that
the court Issue a restraining order to pre
vent the Oregon Trunk people from work
ln on the right of way along the dis
puted portions of the 12 miles In ques
tion until the whole case Is settled In
favor of the Oregon Trunk or of the Des
chutes Railroad, one way or the other, by
Public Sltould Be Protected.
"This suggestion may be misconstrued,'
and may possibly not be understood,"
said Mr. Cotton. "But I consider It a
matter of extreme Importance and one
with a decided bearing on the public inter-
closed, with the request that Judge Bean
announce this morning what his line of
procedure in the case will be. Judge
Bean then declared court adjourned till
10 o'clock this morning. At that time
he Is expected to give his decision as to
this temporary restraining order against
the Oregon Trunk line.
Yesterday was a Harriman day so far
as the talking was concerned. Judge
Carey and Attorney Kerr, representing
the Oregon Trunk line, smiled quietly sev
eral times while Cotton was making his
charges against their corporation. Once
or twice there were spirited exchanges
between the opposing lawyers. The Hill
lawyers, however, had no opportunity to
present their side.
Attorney Cotton may continue his ar
gument for some time this morning, but
then Judge Carey will have his chance.
He is expected to take even more than
three hours to his . argument, and some
spirited counter-charges against the Har
riman people are anticipated.
CHILD BELIEVED KIDNAPED
(Continued from first page.) .
Waldorf, aged 6 years, while on the way
to the home of her grandmother, Mrs.
H. A. Laberg. 1409 North Nineteenth
street, this city, relatives of the child
here are endeavoring to solve the prob
lem of the child's disappearance. I
Mrs. Laberg has recently received sev
eral letters from a man named Harry
Hallock, In Portland, asking for money
to pay the fare of himself and the child
to Boise. Not knowing anything about
Hallock. the Labergs telegraphed the
child's mother, asking if It would be all
right to forward money to him. As yet
they have received no reply. I
They believe the mother, whose real
name Is Mrs. Grace Waldorf, has as
sumed the name of Bessie Brown In her
stage work and they also think It pos
sible that the child's father, who was
very fond of her, may have noticed her
on .the train and now has her in his
charge. Mrs. Waldorf and her husband
have not lived together for some time,
and the fondness Waldorf always ex
hibited for the little girl lends credence
to this theory.
CUSTODIAN AVAXTS MORE COIN
Mother of Missing Girl Receives
Letter From Hallock Dated Here.
ASTORIA. Or.. Aug. 17. (Special.) Mrs.
Bessie Brown stated this evening that on
August 4 she gave H. E. Hallock money
to take her 5-year-old daughter to the
home of her mother in Boise. He is a
stranger here. She heard nothing from
Hallock after he left here 'until this af
ternoon, when she received a letter from
him asking that she send him more money
to the general delivery at the Portland
postoftice and he would then take the
child to Boise. Mrs. Brown has Informed
friends in Portland and has 'also written
Hallock to send the child back to Astoria.
LA JOIE QUITSAS MANAGER
Wearies f Criticism of Poor Show
ing by Cleveland.
.CLEVELAND, O.. Aug. 17. Napoleon
LaJoie voluntarily tendered his resigna
tion as manager of the Cleveland Ameri
can League baseball team tonight to take
effect as soon as a successor can be ap
pointed. He will continue to play with
LaJole's resignation is due to the large
amount of criticism he has been subjected
to on account of his failure to make a
BLOW M PRAIRIES
Last Day of Hot Wave Causes
Eight More Deaths in
CORN CROP HAS ESCAPED
better showing '
the team this year.
Shoe Bargains at Rosenthal's sale.
Though Temperature Ranges Up to
113, Rain Made It Safe j From ,
Harm End of Longest Hot
Season in Years.
KANSAS CITY. Mo., Aug. 17. Severe
warm weather throughout the Southwest
gave way to a limited extent tonight be
fore cooling breezes.
The day was the most trying Kansas,
Missouri and Oklahoma have experienced
for years. Despite the excessively high
temperature, however, there were com
paratively few prostrations. Eight deaths
were recorded In Kansas City today.
Oklahoma reported excessive heat. Gov
ernment thermometers at McAlester reg
istered 113; at Ardmore, 111; at Vinita,
110; at Oklahoma City, Guthrie and Tulsa,
In Kansas City and Western Missouri
the temperature was near the 100 mark
all the afternoon.
From Kansas points comes the report
that the heat Is not damaging corn se
riously. Recent heavy rains put it In
such shape that the crop Is practically
NEW YORK HAS BIG DOWNPOUR
Rainfall In 32 Hours 5 1-2 Inches,
Beating AH Records.
NEW YORK, Aug. 17. The steady
downpour which during the last two days
has broken all August rainfall records, is
over. The city's rain gauges showed a
total precipitation tonight of SM inches as
the official record of the storm.
The steady downpour began at 8 A. M.
Monday and ended about P. M. today.
The greatest velocity of the wind was 36
miles an hour.
FIERCE WIND IN CHARLESTON
Tears Down Wires Through South
Carolina and Georgia.
CHARLESTON, S. C, Aug. 17. As a
result of a fierce wind and rain storm
which passed over this city today, all the
telegraph wires leading Into the city
are down and communication with the
outside world Is by long-distance tele
phone. No loss of life is reported.
. The report that the city has been vis
ited by an earthquake Is a mistake. '
HEAT RECORD AT FORT WORTH
Street Thermometers Register ICO
- Degrees During Day. .
FORT WORTH, Tex., Aug. 17. With
the Weather Bureau thermometer regis
tering 111 degrees this afternoon and
street thermometers recording 120 de
grees, today was the hottest in the his
tory of Fort Worth.
Scorching hot winds sweeping across the
prairies added to the general discomfort,
but no prostrations were reported.
FIVE KILLED IN ST. LOUIS
Slight Drop in Temperature Does
x Not Better Things.
ST. LOUIS. Aug. 17. Despite a decided
drop In the temperature, five more deaths
were recorded here today as a result
of the heat.
Three of these were persons previously
prostrated. The maximum temperature
today was $9 degrees.
Three Deaths at Norfolk.
NORFOLK, Neb., Aug. 17. The heat
claimed three victims In Norfolk and vi
cinity last night. The dead are:
Carl Uhle. prominent grocer.
Carl E. Hughes, a retired farmer.
C. Rose, a farmer's son.
GURTISS AIRSHIP READY
BUT CURTISS HIMSELF IS TOO
LAME TO FLY AS YET.
French Aviators Make Flights at
Rheims Merits of Types of
Airships at Issue.
RHEIMS. Aug. 17. Leaning heavily on
a cane and suffering from Injuries re
ceived when his aeroplane fell during a
practice spin yesterday, Glenn H. Curtlss,
the American aviator, today superin
tended the repairs to his damaged ma
chine and tonight had the satisfaction
of seeing it entirely restored and ready
Mr. Curtiss Is eager to start Imme
diately with the trials, but his friends
are endeavoring to dissuade him from
taking any chances, declaring that he Is
likely to augment his injury, which would
entirely disable him and prevent his par
ticipation in the races which begin next
Sunday. His ankle was sprained.
Mr. Curtiss describes the accident as
being primarily due to a leak in the
gasoline lamp, which caused the motor
to stop. After this cross currents of air
forced him heavily to the ground.
Courtlandt Field Bishop, foreign repre
sentative of the Aero Club of America,
denied today that the Wright brothers
purpose suing Mr. Curtiss for an alleged
violation of their rights. He added that
the relations between the Wrights and
Mr. Curtiss were most cordial.
France's entrants for the aviation week
races made practice flights tonight. M.
Tissandler, in a Wright machine, flew
for three minutes and was followed im
mediately by M. Lefevre, also In a bi
plane, which rose In the air without the
use of a derrick and spun around the
field for 13 minutes. M. de la Grange,
with a Blerlot monoplane, succeeded in
making a brief flight after a false start
As aviation week approaches interest
in the event increases Both from spec
tacular and scientific standpoints the
races are expected to mark an epoch
and, as far as the types of aeroplanes
are concerned, to demonstrate the re
spective values of monoplanes and bi
planes. Of the 38 aeroplanes entered
for the races 23 are biplanes and 15 mono
planes. Shoe Bargains at Rosenthal's sale,
Agents for Fay Hosiery for Children MAIL ORDERS PROMPTLY FILLED Agent, for Henderson's Corset.
OUR NEW FUR
Cor. Fourth and Morrison Sts.
Alteration and Expansion
Sale Near Its Close .
All Summer wearing apparel for ladies and children prac
tically at your own price. All odds and ends in Summer
wearing apparel must be closed out in the next ten days
Radical reductions on Millinery, Umbrellas, Gloves, Neckwear,
Handkerchiefs, Belts, Bags, Suitcases, Hosiery, Ladies' Suits,
Cloaks and Jackets, Skirts, Waists, Rain Coats, Muslin Under- .
wear and Babies' Wear, everything in Summer goods must go, to
make room for Fall. Goods constantly arriving by every train.
FURS AT SUMMER PRICES
BOLD ROBBERS 11
Make Good Haul in Saloon on
APPEAR LIKE DLD HANDS
Fred IiUtkemeler, Who Once Before
Was Held I'p, When His Dog
Saved Him, Is Victim, Along
Wrlth Two Customers at Bar.
Two thugs who hid their faces behind
black handkerchiefs Improvised Into
masks, rushed Into the saloon of Fred
W. Lutkemeler, 49 Union avenue, just at
midnight last night and robbed the saloon
proprietor and two customers at the
points, of their revolvers. They secured
approximately $50 In cash, three watches
valued at $80 and some small trinkets.
After the robbery, the men made their
escape while the despoiled occupants of
the saloon cowered In a rear room In fear
of their lives. The police were notified
after the men had gained a Btart of many
minutes and were unable to find any
trace of them up to a late hour.
Besides the saloonkeeper, the victims
were R. Hartsman, who lives at the
Union Hotel, and C. Johnson, who lives
at 1329 East Fifteenth street. North. The
hold-up was effected with the cool pre
cision and daring exhibited only by men
who have had experience at "stick-up"
work. The saloonman and the two citi
zens were chatting idly at the bar when.
It happened. Three men who had been
playing pool had Just left. The robbers
entered at the front door. Both were
rouehly dressed in black clothes, wore
Started Like Ringworm on Hand
Hand Swelled and Then Humor
Spread to Arms, Legs and Face
It was Something Terrible.
CUTICURA CURED HIM
"I have used tho Outicura Kamedies
for a very bad case of eczema with com
plete success. About fifteen or eighteen
years ago the disease developed in the
shape of a large pinhead on top of my
hand. It burned and itched 6o mucn
that I was compelled to show it to a doc
tor He pronounced it ringworm, and
made very light of it. He gave me a
wash and tola me to apply it before go
ing to bed and all would be over in the
morning. But the next morning my
hand was all swollen up and I poulticed
it. When the doctor came to his office I
showed him the hand and to my sur
prise he told me that he had never ex
perienced such a case in his practice and
said it was well I poulticed it. After
trying his different remedies the disease
increased and went up my arms and
finally to my thighs and legs generally
and finally on my face. The burning
was something terrible. After I had
tried this doctor, as I thought, long
enough, I went to another doctor who
had the reputation of being the best in
town He told me it was a bad case of
eczema and that it would take quite a
while to cure it. His medicine checked
the advance of the disease but no fur-
th"ri finally concluded to try the Cuti
cura Remedies. I bought a' cake of
Cuticura Soap, a box of Cuticura Oint
ment and a bottle of Cuticura Resolvent
and found relief in the first trial. I con
tinued until" I waa completely free from
the disease and I have not been troubled
with another attack since. I still use
the Cuticura Ointment in my family aa
it is one' of the best remedies to heal a
sore or other injury rapidly. I can
freely and truthfully say that the Cuti
cura Remedies are the best so far as my
experience went with them and I am
still recommending them, feeling sure I
am not making a mistake. C. Burk
hart, 230 W. Markst St., Chambersburg,
Pa., Sept. 19, 1908."
Complete External and Internal Treatment ft
Fverv Humor ot Iutanta, Children and Aduiu cod
ists of Cuticura Soao (25c.) to Cleanw the 6km.
Cuticura Omtmcnt (50c.) to Hell the Skin and Cutt
curi Resolvent (50c ). (or In the torra ot cnocolaw
Coated pule. 2Sc. per vial of 60) to Purity the Blood.
Bold throuithout the world. Potter Drug Cnem.
Corn Sole ProM., Bowton. Mass.
iTliailea f tec Cuucur Book oa Bkia DIMM
black slouch hats and carried automatic
They moved so quickly their victims
were hardly aware of their prjsenca in
the place before- the sinister-locklnff
muzzles of the weapons were thrust
close to their faces and a muttered
threat was hurled at them to be quiet.
Hartsman thought at first It was a
prank being played by some of th
lodgers at the rooming house nearby,
and Btarted to laugh, but turned pale
when the larger of the two thusra
fiercely but quietly told him that noise
meant his death.
Lutkemeier was brought out from be
hind the bar and, together with Harts
man and Johnson, was lined up, hands
In the air and face to the wall. The
smaller of the two thieves searched
them. Johnson lost his watch. Harts
man lost his watch, knife, keys, eye
glasses and every article In nis pockets
besides $12.60 In cash. From Lutke
meler they took his gold watch,
valued at $40, a valuable Elk charm and
about $8 in silver. Then the victims
were marched to the rear room and
ordered to lie down and be still. The
robbers rifled the cash register next,
getting about $30 In money and some
checks drawn on the Citizens' Bank of
the East Side. They had to break open
a locked compartment In the rear of
the cash register drawer. When tho
victims found courage to open the door
of their temporary prison and look Into
the main room of the saloon, the rob
bers were gone.
Lutkemeler has been the victim of
two previous holdups. One ocrurre-1
on November 5 of last year, and the
second occurred about December 15.
In one of them Lutkemeler started t')
resist and one of the thugs fired at
the saloonman. The bullet struck a
large and valuable Newfoundland dog.
which sprang at the robber in defense
of his master. The dog later died from
the effects of the wound.
New Destroyer- Launched.
BATH, Me., Aug. 17. The torpedo
boat destroyer Reid, built at a cost of
$624,000, was launched here today.
An oyster is the
most unstylish proposi
tion you can imagine
unless of course you except Cobs.
Their, looks don't amount to any
thing either, but neither do they
rely on looks. Both are quality
propositions there's quality in a
Cob it's the crudest looking
cigar in the world, but it's Ha
vana a rough, plain, honest citi
zen of a smoke. Solidly good,
dependable and sold on merit.
No bands no brilliant boxes,
just tobacco, and good tobacco
and fine tobacco.
Nine of them in a homely bundle for
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Portland, Seattle, Spokane.
If you nutter from Rheomntlsm, Neuralgia, Headache, Kidney Troubles,
Backache, Weak Heart, 8leeplene, Lumbago, Stomach and Liver
Troubles, and have been nnable to find relief and cure by faking draj:,
you should try a pair of Klectropodea No Core. No Pay. Electropodea
have cured more eaaes of nervous complaints than any flvo other reme
Electropedes are metal Insoles,
worn In the heels of the shoes. One
foot rests on a negative magnet,
and the other on a positive mag
net; the nerves become the con
necting wires, which feed the
blood, nerves and tissues of the
body a soothing flow of electricity
the entire day.
If it so happens that your druggist should be unable to supply Eleo.
tropodes, have him order a pair for you from
Druggists are instructed to give
a written guarantee with each pair
of Electropodes sold, to the effect
If they do not cure, or should
prove unsatisfactory after thirty
days' trial the price I1.S0 will
be refunded In full. Only a meri
torious article could be sold on
such a basis.
STEWART & HOLMES DRUG COMPANY