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TO CORNER IN HAY
the pioneers of Oregon, died at ier
home in Tillamook County. December 6,
and was buried in Bay View Cemetery.
Mrs. Elliott was born in Liverpool.
England, February 24. 1824, the child
of Quaker parents. These died when
she was 12 years old, and shortly after
that she came , to this country wfth
relatives and made her home in New
York. She married -J. S. Elliott in 1853
and came West across the plains to
Portland in I860, living in Portland till
3 870, when they removed to Tillamook.
Up t6 the time of her death she was
active in the work of the Presbyterian
She is survived by the following
children: Margaret Jennings. William
B.. Tracy R. and Charles A. Elliott, re
siding In Tillamook r Mrs. Cora Ewing,
of Portland, and Mrs. Annie Balbrldge,
of Prineville. Or. Mrs. Elliott left 18
A trespass suit against the city officials
was filed, on the grounds that Oliver had
appealed a recent court decision.
THE J. K. GIJ4.CO.
THIRD AND ALDER STREETS
VANCOUVER WINS DEBATE
Defeats Castle Rock on Commission
VANCOUVER, Wash., Dec. 10. (Spe
cial.) Vancouver won in the interscho
lastic debate held in the local high school
assembly hall tonight between represent
atives of the Vancouver and Castle Rock
High Schools. The question debated was:
"Resolved, That Cities of the Northwest
Containing 60.000 Inhabitants, or Over,
Should Institute a Commission Form of
Ellensburg Dealer Has From
10,000 to 18,000 Tons
Under His Control.
Umatilla County Shows Larg
est Increase; Multnomah
STRIKE MAY SPOIL COUP
BASIS NEARER UNIFORM
t . LEBANON'S MAYOR-ELECT IS NA
TILLAMOOK ELECTS MAYOR TO
SERVE SECOND TERM.
TIVE OREGONIAX, 45 YEARS
Inability to Get Cars to lcliver
Product and Importations From
California Will Seriously Crip
ple Dealer in Feed.
ELLENSBURG, Wash.. Dec. 10.
(Special.) What Is pronounced by
prominent hay men as the hlgnest tim
othy hay corner In the history1 of the
Northwest is held by Henry Klelnberjr.
of Kllensbiirfr. Mr. Klelnberpr is said
to hold more than 10.000 tons of Kitti
tas Valley hay. stored 1n his own and
private barns and warehouses in the
valley. A short crop In Montana and
elsewhere has been Instrumental In
aidlnft In this RipanUC corner.
Others estimate Mr. Klelnberjr's
holdings In Kllensbursr at 18.000 tons.
.The shortage of hay In Seattle Is pro
nounced acute. Already hundreds of
tons have been shipped Into the Puget
Round metropolis by boat frpm Pan
Francisco to break the corner. The
price of hay has now (tone to $22 per
ton f. o. b. Ellonshurfr. and unless Mr.
Klelnbernc lets loose many eay it will
go much higher.
'' Seattle Men in Pool.
It is ftenerally reported that Gal
bralth. Bacon & Co.. of Seattle, are
pooled with Mr. Klelnberjr In this cor
ner. Against this combination are
pooled all the hay men of the entire
Northwest, including-the biggest houses
In Seattle, Portland, Spokane and Ta
coma. The right has been going on
quietly for months, but every party
has had its hand conceajed until to
day. By pooling their interests, the
opposition thought they had the cor
ner broken a few weeks ago, but the
burning of , trie Stevens warehouse in
Tacoma with 2000 tons of hay short
ened the stock of hay on hand to such
an extent that the corner was held.
The opposition forces are now under
stood to be relying on a continuation
of the railway strike to aid them In
breaking the corner. Mr. Kleinberg's
hay is all stored In Kittitas Valley
warehouses- and a continuation of the
strike would make It practically Im
possible to make any early deliveries.
Strike May Spoil Coup.
That he has such deliveries to make
and that the strike will continue are
probabilities on which the other hay
men are said to be basing their con
fidence. They say that if the strike
continues and more hay continues to
be shipped from California there will
be no market for such a vast quantity
of hay as is stored here.
NO CORNER. KNOWN OF HEKK
Portland Hay Dealers Have Not
Heard of North Yakima Deal.
Portland hay dealers say they have no
knowledge of any hay corner In the Ya
kima country. The high prices in the
Sound cities they attribute to the short
age of supplies, due to the switchmen's
"I have not heard of any hay corner at
Ellensburg," said William Albert, of the
Albers Bros. Milling Company, which has
warehouses' at Seattle and Tacoma. "and
do not know of any pool formed by deal
ers to break the corner. If it exists. The
Yakima Valley Is a great hay-producing
country and there is undoubtedly much
hay stored there, but shipments to Puget
Sound markets were prevented for some
time by the strike. To provide for their
regular rieeds. the Seattle dealers brought
up considerable supplies of hay by boat
from California. Even Portland has re
ceived hay from the South, a lot of al
falfa being brought up by the Nome Cllfy
recently. The movement of California
hay to this city was owing to the high
prices prevailing here and the high prices
were caused by the strong demand and
not by any corner. Our Seattle office
advises us that the movement of hay
from the interior has now been resumed
and prices In that market are less firm."
POTATO CROP DAMAGED
Thaw Imminent After Continuous
Storms at Hood River.
HOOD RIVER, Or., Dec.' 10. (Special.).
The weather today has moderated and
a heavy thaw seems imminent. The
town was alive with vehicles and ranch
ers who came In to do shopping after
having been housebound nearly a week
by continuous storms.
It Is stated that considerable loss to
potatoes which had been left in the
ground Is expected. Large quantities are
reported frozen and others under two feet
of snow are damaged.
SALOONMEN SENT TO JAIL
Fines Added to Imprisonment by
Polk County Court.
DALLAS, Or.. Dec. 10. (Special.) W.
W. Chappell. G. L. McMurphy, George
Hodge and Thomas Kdgar, saloon men
of Falls City, who were indicted for sell
ing Intoxicating liquor in violation of the
local-option law, were convicted yester
day and sentenced this afternoon.
Chappell gets 25 days In prison and $100
nne: McMurpny, -sb days and $100; Hodge,
25 days and $100; Edgar, 25 days and $100.
SNOWFALL TIES UP SHEEP
Nearly Score of Carloads of Mutton,
Shipped From Yamhill, Affected.
M'MINNVILLE, Or., Dec. 10. (Spe
cial.) Since the first snowfall several
days ago there have been about 18 car
loads of mutton sheep sent from this
county to the packing-houses.
Coupled with the . good prices for
mutton, the possibility of having to buy
feed has induced stockmen to sell. The
stock was shipped from McMlnnville,
North Yamhill. Sheridan and "Carlton.
OREGON PIONEER PASSES
Mrs. J. S. KUlott Dead at Tillamook,
Leaving; Large Progeny.
TILLAMOOK. Or.. Dec. 10. (Sdb
elal.) Mrs. J. S. Elliott, wife of one of
IJy s s v . st,V5;..
TILLAMOOK, Or.,' Dec. 10. (Spe
clal.) Thomas Coates was elected to
a second term as Mayor la the city
election on Monday. He has previously
served several terms as Deputy
County Clerk and. Deputy Sheriff, . as
well as filling the office of city Re
corder several yars. He has been
connected with the Pacific Railway
& Navigation Company In. recent
years, acting as Its right of way man.
grandchildren and four great-grand-
MAN HELD AS ROBBER
PROVINCIAL POLICE SIFTING
HOLD-UP OF STAGE.
Even Keen-Eyed Indians Could
Find No Tracks Leading Away
VICTORIA, B. C, Dec. 10. (Special.)
Inspector McMullen, of the provincial
police, who with Constable Fernie, of
Kamloops, has been specially engaged
investigating the Cariboo stage rob
bery of November 1. believes that in
Clark, the brother of Mrs.'Eeeder, late
of the 150-Mile House, who has been
placed In Jail at Kamloops, one of the two
holdup men has been secured.
Clark, for convenience, is held on a
perjury charge, as he swore he had
not been away from the 158-Mile House
for three days and the crown secured
evidence that only a few hours after
the robbery he had ordered and eaten
a meal at L. J. Crosina's 153-Mile
House. Mrs. Reader, now of the Moun
tain House, has' also been arrested, as
the police believe her implicated in the
robbery. The officers are also in pos
session of Information incriminating
other occupants of the-Mountain House,
and further arrests are expected almost
The Investigation proves the robbery
to have been planned carefully, and if
it had not been for chance oiews at
the scene of the holdup it would have
been virtually impossible to make any
progress toward a solution of the crime.
No tracks could be discovered by the
police or even their keen-eyed Indian
assistants, from which it is evident that
the robbers covered their feet with old
sacks or something similar until they
gained their waiting horses.
Superintendent Hussey now has un
der consideration a plan whereby a
patrol constable always will accom
pany the mall stage between Ashcroft
and Barkerville hereafter. The con
stable also will have charge of all
prisoners brought down the road to
serve time in the various jails.
EUGENE GROWS TO 12,000
School Children Number 2700, Ac
cording to Enumeration.
EUGENE. Or., Dec. 10. (Special.)
While the school enumeration of the City
of Eugene haw not been fully completed,
yet sufficient figures are already avail
able to estimate that the total will not
be below 2700.
Figuring on a basis of four and one-half
persons to every child of school age, Eu
gene therefore has a population of 12,150,
though nve. to one is the usual basis,
which would give a population of 13,500.
$6250 PAID FOR HIS RIB
Spokane & 'Inland Settles Suit
Growing Out of Wreck.
PENDLETON. Or., Dec. 10. (Special.)
Sustaining the fracture of three ribs in
the . train wreck which occurred near
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, last Summer, D. B.
Jarman. a merchant of Weston and
Athena, has received $6250 from the Spo
kane & Inland Railroad Company In set
tlement of his claim. Jarman's attorneys
had put in a claim for $15,000, other in
juries alleged being a skinned face and a
shock to the nervous system.
Suit was threatened, but the case finally
was settled out of court.
The wreck occurred during the rush to
the land drawing and resulted In several
deaths and many serious injuries.
"Drag" Will Be Used on Roads.'
CHEHALIS. Wash., Dec. 10. (Special.)
The Lewis County Commlsslones have
concluded to make a trial of the road
drag on the country roads. They have
purchased 21 of these at a cost of $30
each, and each of the 21 districts of the
county will be supplied with one. The
drag Is modeled after the old Missouri
drag, but is made of steel and is ad
justable. Only the finest Leaf Is used In the
manufacture of Plper; Heidsieck cham
pagne llavor chewing tobacco. It takes
the best material to produce the best
Mortgage Notes . Overlooked as Rev
enue Producers . in Majority of
Counties - "Cash Value"
Varies In Instances.
SALEM, Or,, Dec. 10. (Special.) The
preliminary work of equalizing the as
sessments of the County Assessors Is
already under way by the State Board
of Equalization. However, the task be
fore the Board Is a large one and the
result of its deliberations probably will
not be ready to give to the public until
about January 1.
Among the difficult problems yet to
be solved by the Board is what to do
with the property of a county which has
been obviously undervalued, but which
the Assessor has testified was assessed
at full cash value. The county whose
Assessor admitted that he had assessed
atfi0. 70 or 80 per cent Is not so hard
to handle, as the Board in such cases
has a definite basis on which to pro
ceed. In counties where property evi
dently has been undervalued, however,
the Board must determine Just how much
It Is undervalued.
Assessments Not Uniform.
A striking illustration of the lack of
uniformity .in assessing Is found In the
official summaries of Clatsop and Co
lumbia Counties. The Assessor from
these counties testified that they had
assessed at full cash value. These two
counties, lying side by side, are con
sidered to be about equal in wealth and
resources, and yet the summary of Co
lumbia County shows a total valuation
of $14,951,695, while that of Clatsop Is
only 8.881.2:i. The Columbia County
Assessor- found $36,969 In money; the
Assessor of Clatsop County found no
money. According to the official figures
in Columbia County there are notes and
accounts of tfie value of $226,596; In
Clatsop County, the summary shows only
$S00 in notes and accounts. In Columbia
County, 187 miles of telegraph and tele
phone lines were assessed at $46,965; in
Clatsop County, 341 miles were listed at
$3447. The Columbia County man as
sessed 752 dogs at $2757. while the Clat
sop County Assessor found no dogs.
These two counties, however, furnish
only one Instance of many showing there
is need of reform in the methods of as
sessing now in vogue in this state, the
members of the State Board declare.
Mortgage Notes Overlooked.
Surprise was occasioned by the testi
mony of many of the Assessors that they
made no effort to- assess mortgage notes,
but that they did assess unsecured notes.
Of the two classes of property, the se
cured credits' are considered by tax ex
perts to be preferable, and there is noth
ing in the Oregon laws exempting the
mortgage notes from taxation. Notwith
standing this, a majority of the Assessors
of the state made no effort this year to
assess mortgage notes.
The . law of 1907 goes into detail as
to what constitutes actual cash value,
but notwithstanding this, there appears
to be a wide variation in the minds of
the Assessors as to the meaning of the
An examination of the official sum
maries of the counties shows that there
has been an increase of nearly $96,000,000
in the total valuation of the. property of
the state, and that there- is a decided dis
position on the part of most of the As
sessors to operate on a more uniform
basis than in past years.
Umatilla County shows the largest in
crease in valuation in the past year, and
Multnomah County is a close second. The
following table shows the 1908 and 1909
valuations by counties, with increases
and decreases. V
1B08. , 1909. Increase.
Baker $ 9,662,3.10 $10,003,300 $ 341,170
Benton .... 5.113.480 7.474.593 2.361.113
Clackamas.. 22,8.10.633 22.OS7.132 763,503
Clatsop S.782.420 8.8S1.221 ' 08.801
Columbia .. 35.514.488 14.951. 5H5 562,897
Coos 34.248.014 14.811.901 563,887
Crook 7.070.2.-)4 7.910,421 840.1B7
Curry 3.3.-8.47' 3.144.32 214.147
Douglas ... 23.888,500 2T.273.IJ0 3,387,240
Gilliam 6,873,647 8.5547624 1,680,977
CSrant 3,654,675 4,731,194 1.076.519
Harney 2.5O0.428 6,708.6115 4.208.237
Hood River. 2,870.293 " 7.459.6S0 3,589,387
Jackson 36,683,249 26.438,666 246.583
Josephine .. 8,212,76a 8,771,170 358,408
Klamath .. 7,103.904 10,318.164 8.212.260
Lake 4.309,578 7.85.3,594 3.544,016
Lone 19,181,313 22,006,920 2,825,605
Lincoln .... 4,153.062 4,172.665., 19.603
I.lnn 21.223.885 23,33:!.35 4.109,770
Malheur ... 4.212,203 6,422.700 2,210.495
Marlon . 31.S5S.855 33.66S.4O0 1,809,545
Morrow ... 7,732.299 11.086.891 3.354,392
Multnomah 301. 187. 737 251.389.882 13.202.145
Polk 10.075.000 13.883,620 3,808,620
Sherman .. 6.S81.075 6,561,310 1S0.235
Tillamook .. 11.524.988 31,737,253 232.204
Umatilla ... 25.139.227 41. 917.202 16.737,975
Cnion 7.309.S35 16.854.733 9.744.898
Wallowa . . . 7.2245.295 8.676.770 1.450,475
Wasco 5,927,345 9,647,410 3.720.O65
Washington. 12.553,068 15.383,855 2.832.187
Wheeler ... 2,690.472 4.036.773 1.366.301
Yamhill ... 12,233.570 14.527.513 2.291,943
Total ....698.133.963 694,013.836 "
Tstal net Increase over 1908, $93,879,873.
ASSESSORS COME TO PORTLAND
Dairymen's Convention Visited After
Adjournment at Salem.
Following the adjournment of their
annual association meeting at Salem, 20
of Oregon's County Assessors came to
Portland yesterday morning, and after
visiting the convention of dairymen,
which they attended in a body, the' offi
cers scattered through the various hotels
of the city. The party comprised:
T. A. Rlnehart, of Union County, indorsed
by the Kentucky Klick as a candidate for
(lovernor; Otto Peetz. Sherman- County;
Jerry Fleetwood. Baker County; T. J.
Thrift. Coos County; J. D. LaFollette.
Crook County; William Tolman. Curry
County; Otis Campbell. Gilliam County; C.
W. Bonham. Grant County; J. J. Donegan,
Harney County; J. P. Lucas-. Hood River
County; w. T. Grieve, Jackson County:
Edward Pollock, Josephine County: A. J.
Poster. Lake County; Henrlckson, Mor
row County: A. M. Hare. Tillamook Coun
ty: C. P. Strain. Umatilla County; B P.
Miller, Wallowa County; Joel Koontz. Was
co County: Peter Hartman. Wheeler County;
and Martin Miller, Yamhill County.
BRICKBATS HIS WEAPONS
Lawyer Guards Sidewalk, but City
at Length Destroys It. .
LA GRANDE; Or., Dec. 10. State Sena
tor Turner Oliver, a prominent Demo
cratic politician and an attorney, clashed
with the Street Superintendent last night,
using bricks , as weapons to keep the of
ficial from tearing up the sidewalk in
front of the Oliver property, which is
said to be on a city street.
A policeman guarded the workmen
finally, and the walk is now destroyed.
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A.--yi. Reeves, Elected City's Execu
tive at Polls Monday.
LEBANON. Or., Dec. 10. (Special.)
A. M. Reeves, who was elected
Mayor of Lebanon, Monday, is a na
tive of Oregon, having; been bom in
Yamhill County, about 45 years ago.
In 18S8 he was graduated' from Wil
lamette University, and for several
years taught school. Fifteen years
ago he eng'aged In the general mer
chandise business at Halsey, In this
county. Four years ago he came to
Lebanon, and is now at the head of
the Reeves-Clark department store,
the largest store in this part of the
county. He was elected on a citizens'
Government, Modeled After the Plan of
Des Moines, Provided, That the Negative
Shall Propose No Other Form of Com
Miss Ruth Learning, Newton McCoy
and Elmer Lenord were the Castle Rock
debaters, and Miss Mabel Hilstrom, Lester
Wood and Miss Frances Stone spoke for
Vancouver. Charles Hall, of this city,
acted as presiding officer The judges
were; Professor F. W. Davis, of the Pu
get Sound University at Tacoma; N. F.
Coffman. of Chehalls, and Professor Ed
win Anders, of the Washington High
School, of Portland.
DEBTOR WANTS DAMAGES
Falsely Imprisoned, He Avers, for
Nonpayment of Debt.
VANCOUVER, Wash., Dec. 10. (Spe
cial.) For being imprisoned for an al
leged debt from Saturday evening at 6
o'clock until Monday morning at 10
o'clock, J. W. Hill, a farmer near Van
couver, has sued H. Stumberg and W. C.
Stumberg, who had him arrested, for $5000
damages and J2o costs of the Justice
The firm of Stumberg & Son, grocers,
obtained a Judgment for $97.50 against
Hill in trie Justice Court. It was not
paid. Hill sold his farm for $4000, and
it was alleged by Stumberg & Son he
was making preparations to leave the
country. So they obtained the warrant.
RECORDS TO BE COMPARED
Hood River County Court Orders
Tangle Straightened Out.
HOOD RIVER. Or., Dec. 10. (Special.)
The Hood - River County Court ad
journed today after being in session for
several days. The Commissioners refuse
to accept the county records without a
complete comparison by the County Clerk.
This will be started at once The Com
missioners also took up the matter of road
building, which they expect to take up
extensively in the Spring.
At the request of O. C. Dean, agent
for the boat lines here, $260 was appro
prlated to be used in connection with a
fund raised try subscription to construct
a permanent road to the new boat land
ing recently established a quarter of a
mile nearer town.
CARGO OF' OREGONA SAFE
Men Now at Work Recovering
Freight for Salem Merchants.
SALEM, Or., Dec. 10. (Special.) The
Oregon City Transportation Company has
men at work trying to pave some of the
freight of the steamer Oregona. which
went down Wednesday night 15 miles
north of Salem, by colliding with a ledge
of rock in the Willamette River.
The steamer was heavily laden with
freight for Salem merchants, including
400 barrels of sugar for one merchant. It
is reported that much of the cargo will
be saved. The steamer recently was
overhauled and refitted and was in flrst
Oswego to Vote on Incorporation.
OREGON CITY, Or., Dec. 10. (Special.)
Whether the, town of Oswego shall be
incorporated will be decided tomorrow by
the voters. Town officials will be elected
tomorrow. The candidates are: Mayor
J. W. Thomas; aldermen (six to be
elected). John Bickner, T. R. Cllnefelter.
John Conway, C. H. Elston, John Gardi
ner, Richard Hughes, H. W. Koehler,
Charles Meagher, C. H. Nixon, George
Schneller, George Thomas; Recorder, H.
R. Davidson. D. B. Fox; Treasurer, H.
Bethke, Matt Didzun; Marshal, Charles
N. Haines and G. C. Worthlngton.
Blind Pig Costs Man $90.
MONTESANO. Wash.. Dec. 10. (Spe
cial.) Sheriff Ed Payette and Deputy
Mathews went to Porter Wednesday and
arrested James Carrigan for running a
"blind pig." At his trial yesterday be
fore Justice Pettljohn he pleaded guilty
and was fined $15 and costs, amounting to
$90 in all. . . ,
Milton Fruitgrowers Prosperous.
MILTON, Or.. Dec. 10. The second an
nual meeting of the Milton Fruitgrowers'
Union was held yesterday, about 400 peo
ple being present. One hundred and eix
Santa Claus knows good
hose, and he is making
good use of our Good-as-Gold
kind. They are
nicely-packed, 3 pairs to
the box, and guaranteed
for 6 months' wear. Get
the best it pays. Good
as Gold, 3 pairs j -in
166 170 THIRD ST.
thousand dollars' worth of fruit was mar
keted by the union, during the year near
ly 135 carloads being shipped out by the
Institution. Nearly all the fruitgrowers
in this section of the country are mem
bers of the union, and the annual report
showed that in addition to the market
price received for the fruit the growers
were rebated to the amount of $5000, and
besides this were paid 10 per cent on the
stock Invested in the buildings.
INDEPENDENT MAYOR WINS
Turner Defeats Stage- Near-Beer
License Loses by Two Votes.
WESTON, Or., Dec. 10. (Special.) A
me town election 120 votes were polled.
George W. Staggs, regular nominee for
Mayor ,was defeated by O. C. Turner,
independent nominee. 62 to 68. P. T.
Harbour, Frank Snider, George W.
Probestel and J. M. Ashworth were
elected Councilmen, T. S. McKinney, Re
corder, and . S. A. Barnes, Treasurer. An
ordinance imposing an annual license of
$250 for the sale of near-beer was de
feated, 53 to 51. Taxpayers voted on the
following measures: Bonding ordinance,
authorizing the Council to borrow $25,000;
carried, 28 to 12; eight-mill general tax
carried, 25 to 14; two-mill special taj
for town lights, carried, 33 to 12.
WOODLAND DRYS WIN BY COUP
Naturalized Citizens Forced to Pro
duce Papers, Several Can't Vote.
WOODLAND, Wash.; Dec. 10. (Special.)
At the polls here three Councilmen, to
serve two years, and a Treasurer, to serve
one year, were elected, the "dry" ticket
oh the official ballot as the Citizens
The successful candidates were W. R.
Birt, R. W. Mills and E. E. Heald for
Councilman and L. G. McConnell, Treas
urer. The successful side accomplished
its purpose by springing at the polls the
requirement that all naturalized citizens
are required by law to present their cer
tificates to the election Judges. Several
voters, some of them being old citizens
here, one a Councilman for two years,
who was on the ticket for re-election.
were barred from voting. They did not
have their naturalization papers. There
Is some talk of a contest being made.
White Salmon Elects Three.
WHITE SALMON, Wash.. Dec. 10. (Spe
cial.) At the election here three Council
men were chosen for a term of two years.
The newly-elected officers are W. R.
Wells, H. S. Hall and W. H. Dean.
CHARGE ILLEGAL PRACTICE
Fred C. Baker, of Tillamook, Ar
rested for Publishing Circular.
TILLAMOOK. Or., Dec. 10. (Spe
cial.) As an echo of the local option
campaign waged here vigorously, Fred
C. Baker, editor of the Tillamook Head
light, has been arrested charged with
illegal practice. The charge is brought
under the law passed in 1908 through
the referendum, and is the first in
stance known in the state of an al
leged violation. The specific offense
named is publishing and circulating a
circular on the streets of Tillamook:
before the election In which he advo
cated the choice of the "law and order"
candidates and pleaded for the aboli
tion of the near-beer establishments.
Deputy District Attorney Cooper was
out of the county where the case came
up, and Justice Sapplngton appointed
Attorney Talmage to prosecute. This
appears to have raised another storm,
for it is said by acting In this case
Talmage Is entitled to draw a fee for
work for which the Deputy District
Attorney is drawing a salary.
WANTED CHINAMAN FOUND
Immigration Inspector, After Long
Search, Oets Man at Astoria.
ASTORIA, Or., Dec. 10. (Special.)
Immigration Inspector R. P. Bonham
today arrested a Chinaman for depor
tation, Leong Chee. a former well
known resident of the Chinese district
of this city, returned to his home In
1902 with a fraud certificate that he
was a merchant and, upon his return,
was deported by the customs authori
ties. Later it was learned that he was
in the country and Inspector Bonham
finally located him working in a laun
dry on Exchange street, between Sev
enteenth and Eighteenth.
Inspector Bonham will take him to
Portland this evening to start him on
Receiver Asked for Montesano Firm.
MONTESANO, Wash., Dec. 10. (Spe
cial.) Application was made yesterday
in the Superior Court by the O. K. Log
ging Company far the appointment of a
receiver for the Montesano Planing Mill
Company, of this city.
Paddock Succeeds Cross.
OREGON CITY, Or., Dec. 10. (Special.)
Harrv Paddock has been elected a direc
tor of the Gladstone school district to
succeed H. E. Cross, who lately resigned.
The taxpayers of the Gladstone school
district last night made a special tax
levy of S mills-
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the selection of an acceptable Christmas present
a pleasant engagement. For either sex old or
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w ill 5
PACT STILL DENIED
More Entrymen Repudiate Cun
TUNNEL NOT AUTHORIZED
Claimants Developing Contention
That Only Evidence Against Them
Is In Statements of. Cun
SPOKANE. Dec. 10. Whether the men
who took coal claims In the Cunningham
group in Alaska are to lose their claims
by reason of the acts and statements or
Clarence Cunningham, the man who
acted as agent for the entrymen. will
be the principal question to be determined
by the Commissioner of the General
Land Office, Judging from the line of
examination "pursued and the arguments
advanced today by the attorneys for the
entrymen in the investigation now being
conducted before Special Commissioner
W. J. McOee.
The proceedings were enlivened by a
tilt between Attorney Sheridan and the
attorneys for the claimants. which
brought out a vigorous protest from
Sheridan against the rulings of Commis
Tbe defendants' attorney protested that
In putting questions to the witness, Dav
idson. Sheridan misstated the evidence
given by the witness in his direct exami
nation. His error was pointed out to
him and Sheridan framed a new ques
tion. When the answer to this was given
"That answer serves my purpose better
than the other."
"It Is unfair to inject that statement
into this record," protested Attorney
Hughes, for the claimants.
"You had no right to make that state
ment," said Commissioner McGee, ad
"It is apparent that there Is a won
derful capacity in the minds of the op
posing counsel and I say it with all
deference in the mind of this Commis
sioner to misinterpret my purpose and
meaning in many things in the conduct
of this investigation," replied Sheridan,
with much warmth.
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