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xjtus SUNDAY OKEGONIAN, POETLAND, JANUARY 14, 1900.
CHARGED WITH BIGAMY
PLIGHT OP nAILROAD MAX IX JAIL
'Said to Have MarrJed One "Wife lu
Salciu and Another in "Wash
HHXSBORO. Or.. Jan. 33. Constable
Sapping-ton. this evening returned from
TVascp county, having: in his custody
Frank M. Gardner, who is charged with
'being a polygaraist. It appears of record
in Marion county that in 18S5 Gardner
married Alice Church, of the vicinity of
Salem. One child was born to them.
Several years ago Gardner left his wife
and took employment as brakeman with
the Southern Pacific on the Portland
Corvallis line. October 6, 1S96, he mar
ried Mrs. Emma Phillips Fooird, of Hills
boro. formerly of Cornelius, and to whom
he represented that he had procured a
divorce from his first wife. The first
wife recently became ill and went to a
hospital In Portland, where she met a
Hillsboro man who had a wife under
the doctor's oare at the same place.
Making inquiries, she found that Gardner
had again married, and she at once noti
fied Deputy District Attorney Bagley to
have the arrest made. Gardner is now In
the county jail xtwaiting an examination.
XATIOXAI BAXK TO QJJ1T.
Anotlier Will Take Its Place, How
ever, Without Interruption.
COLFAX. Wash., Jan. 33. At the an
nual meeting of the directors and stock
holders of the First National bank of
Colton. held the first of the week, it was
unanimously agreed to go into voluntary
liquidation, and on the 25th of this month
the Institution will cease to exist, and on
the following day it will be replaced by
the First bank of Colton, with a paid-up
capital stock of $25,000. The following of
ficers of the new bank were elected at
the meeting; President, John Boyles;
vice-president. M. E. Fitzgerald; cashier,
Miles M. Miller.
It Is reported from Pullman that Pro
fessor Balmer, at the head of the horti
cultural and pomological departments of
the Washington agricultural college at
Pullman, has tendered his resignation and
will engage In business on Puget sound.
The Whitman County Poultry and Pet
Stock Association will hold its second an
nual show at Colfax, February 7 to 10,
inclusive. Thomas Hewes, the noted
poultry authority, of Trenton, Mo., has
been selected to act as judge. Much In
terest Is manifested, and it is expected
that a larger and finer exhibit than that
of last year will be made.
Hon. Charles E. Cline, of Olympia, ex
speaker of the lower house of the Wash
ington legislature, has finally succeeded
in awakening enough interest in his sub
ject here to organize a Direct Legislation
Club. The membership of the club is only
25, a number which the officers hope to
see largely increased. Following are the
officers: President, R. C. Canfleld; vice
president, William Goodyear; secretary
and treasurer, J. C. Mogan. It Is said the
Pullman club has a membership of over
COLLEGE Y. M. C. A.'S.
One Hundred BeleRrates From a
Dozen SchoolK Are In Session.
MONMOUTH, Or., Jan. 33. One hun
dred delegates, representing the follow
ing schools, are in attendance at the T.
M. C. A. convention today:
University of Oregon, Albany college,
Oregon agricultural college. Philomath
college, Portland -university, Pacific- uni
versity. McMinnville college, Newberg
college, Lafayette seminary, Willamette
tmivafslty, Chomawa Indian training
school and the Monmouth state normal
Reports show that the membership of
this association has increased 50 per cent
among the schools in the past year, and
the faculties of all the schools are taking
an active part.
A large number of. towns bid for the
convention next 3-ear, but the selection
was left to the college committee. The
officers of this convention are: W. H.
Lee, of Albany, president; S. B. Hanna,
secretary; T- S. Llbby. of Seattle, chair
man of state executive committee.
A noticeable feature of the Interest ex
hibited is that all of the large number
on the programme are present. President
Lee, of Albany, made the report of the
college committee, and President McClel
land, of Forest Grove, gave an address
TESTIXG LIEU LAX3 SCRIP.
Contest of Settlers Against a Fillujr
toy the Xorthern Pacific.
VANCOUVER, Wash.. Jan. 13. The
register and receiver of the United States
land office here have been engaged this
week in hearing a number of land con
tests by Pacific county settlers against
the Northern Pacific Railroad Company.
The contests involve ownership of about
3600 acres, in township 11 north, 7 west.
The 10 contestants are: W. C Richards,
John Hooker, William Driscoll, William
Schwegler, William E. Kearns, John F.
Gardner, James M. McGregor, Charles
Meserve, 'Samuel C. Walker and Rhoda
J. Hudson. The land is said to be a fine
body of heavily timbered agricultural
land. The land was settled upon by the
contestants while it was yet unsurveyed,
and many of the claims contain valuable
improvements, according to the testi
mony. On the 3d of last August the
Northern Pacific, through its agent, filed
lieu land scrip upon a large body of tlm
her land in Pacific county. Including the
land In question. November 20 last, the
day thb land was thrown open for settle
ment, the present contestants, among oth
ers, offered filings at the land office here
"upon the lands claimed and settled upon
toy them; their filings being rejected as
in conflict with the scrip filings of the
Northern Pacific company. The contests
vere then instituted by the settlers for
the purpose of determining the validity
of the company's scrip filings upon lands
previously held by actual settlement. The
testimony in six of the contests has al
ready been heard. The remaining four
trill be heard next week.
GOO LOGGERS FROM WlSCOXSIX.
o Be Put in One 'Company's Camps
in Thurston County.
OLYMPIA, Jan. 13. Thomas Bordeaux,
superintendent of the Mason County Log
ping Company, will next week send an
ngent East to get 500 loggers from Wis
consin, to be employed in the company's
Black hills camp as soon as the spring
season shall open up. The business of
this company will by that time warrant
the employment of these extra men. In
addition to the force already engaged in
the camps. An addition to Thurston coun.
ty's population of 500 worklngmen at one
time will make quite an auspicious open
ing of the spring business, especially as
these men will begin wage-earning at
The logging train from the Black hills
camp, which was suspended for a lew
weeks, resumed Its run this week, and
now thousands of logs are again being
dumped4 into the Sound on the west side.
TWO COLLEGE BALL GAMES.
Girls and Boys of Agricultural Col
lege Win From Albany.
CORVALLIS, Or.. Jan. 13. Five hun
dred people watched .the Oregon agricul
tural college and Albany college teams
play a game each of basket-ball and in
door baseball at the college armory last
night. One hundred and fifty of the
crowd came from Albany by excursion
train, and returned home after the game.
After leaving ample space for the play
ers, the capacity of the armory building
was taxed to the utmost. In the basket
ball game the O. A. C. girls defeated the
Albany college girls by a score of 47 to 2.
In the baseball game the visitors were
also defeated, the O. A. C. boys rolling
up a score of 17" to 7 against them. The
occasion was exceedingly interesting, and
was especially agreeable on account of
the friendly spirit that prevailed.
TO ASK FOR RURAL MAIL DELIVERY
People Xcar Xewbers Getting Up a
Petition Postoilice Biwincss.
NEWBERG, Or., Jan. 13. Steps are be
ing taken to petition the postofflce de
partment to establish a rural mail deliv
ery route from this point It Is esti
mated that 200 families can be reached in
a route of 15 miles In length. No other
part of Yamhill county can show so
dense a population in the country dis
tricts. With the beginning of the new year the
Newberg postoffice was advanced to the
third class. The total receipts of the
office for the quarter ending December
30 amounted to almost a third more than
for the same quarter two years ago.
At a meeting of the McKinley Repub
lican Club, held last night, delegates
were elected to attend the state' league
of republican clubs, as follows; C. A.
Hodson, L. M. Parker, F. H. Storey,
Hon. Clarence Butt, H. H. Winslow, W.
Fruitgrowers who have examined the
orchards In this community report the
buds to be in an excellent condition,
and every prospect favorable for a heavy
yield of fruit the coming season.
"STOP THE LEAK."
"Junior City" Di&lilwcs Cheap Trans
portation to the metropolis.
Astoria has not succeeded in becoming
a metropolis, and that hope may. see sev
eral years of useful life before it gradu
ates into a fact; but she can be, and under
normal conditions is, the very best junior
city on the coast. This is a republican
city, and all kinds of republicanism. Is
represented here. Protection has been
the essence of republicanism, and the
principle has not yet been discarded from
the articles of faith. Yet the very an
tithesis of the-principle prevails locally.
In national affairs the natural protec
tion afforded home business Institutions
by the element of distance Is added to by
a system of high duties. But for our own
business men of Astoria the protection of
distance is largely nullified by the sense
less rate war which has made passenger
travel between here and Portland almost
It is, of course, a rank violation of prece
dent to cry out against transportation
rates because of their cheapness, but since
it is cash and not consistency that chiefly
concerns our business men, they should
not be afraid to fight for this Issue, be
cause It is so vulgarly new. The wonder
Is that Astoria's business houses stand the
drain as well as they do. Few cities or
10,000 people could do it.
Condemning Right of "Way.
GOLDENDALE, Wash., Jan. 33. The
Columbia Valley Railroad Company, by
Louis Gerlinger, president, has filed con
demnation proceedings for right of way
across four tracts of land In Klickitat
county, and February 6 is the day set for
hearing. In two of the cases William C.
Parsons, F. A. Seufert and the Columbia
Railway & Navigation Company are made
defendants. One of the other cases is
against Ross and Jennie Beardsley, and
involves land just above Arlington and
opposite Willows, or Heppner junction,
and the last is against R. M. and Ida Tur
ner, and Involves land opposite Swltzler's
island and at a point not over six miles
below Wallula. It Is reported that the
company has acquired contracts for right
of way from Turner's place to that of
Ross Beardsley, and some important set
tlements are in progress across valuable
fruit lands In the vicinity of Columbus.
Drowned In Wilson Creelc.
WILLAPA, Wash., Jan. 13. James Kee
tcn, stepson of C. W. Keeton, of thl3
place, and who was working in the log
ging" camp of A. Alexander, was drowned
yesterday afternoon, while driving logs
out of Wilson creek. He, with another
workman, attempted to ride a log down
to the jam a short distance below, but the
log began rolling and both were thrown
into the water, and Keeton, who was un
able to swim, was not seen again. His
companion barely succeeded in getting
To Improve Olympia Harbor.
OLYMPIA. Jan. 33. The work of deep
ening Olympia harbor will be started the
15th of this month. The dredging appa
ratus arrived yesterday from Leante, and
the work will be done by the Puget Sound
Dredging Company, which secured the
contract last November. United States
Inspector John Zug is in the city to take
the necessary soundings, and the entire
channel will be dredged to a depth of 32
feet at low tide.
Gypsy Reaches McMinnville.
M'MINNVILLE, Or.. Jan. 33. The rains
of the last few days have caused the Yam
hill river to rise se'eral feet, and this
morning the steamer Gypsy came in and
loaded flour for Japan.
The new engines for the enlarged elec
tric light plant have arrived, and were
placed in position today.
Two Xevr Oregon Postmasters.
WASHINGTON, Jan! 13. Upon the rec
ommendation of Representative Moody, L.
Z. Stevens -has been appointed postmaster
at Dufur, vice H. M. Pittman, resigned;
and J. M. Turney, postmaster at Flavel,
vice John Bays, resigned.
Wood Is $9 per cord at Kent, in Sherman
The St. Helen's jail has not had an
inmate for several months.
Two young men in Eugene's high school
are seeking to enlist In the Boer army.
The Oakland firm of Joy & Neff has
failed, with liabilities of ?2S0S and assets
Rev. Joe Waldrop has been invited to
come from California and accept the
"pastorage" of a church at Prlneville.
The Nate Hill farm, 1G5 acres, on the
Mohawk, In Lane county, has been sold
to O. S. Pike, an Iowa man; price, $2750.
Aurora has a paper, the BoBcalis. which
made its appearance yesterday. It pre
sents considerable lucal news. H. A.
Snyder is its manager.
A prisoner in Sherman county's new
$10,000 courthouse dug through the wall
and escaped. He was recaptured and re
turned through the hole.
Eugene's leading hall for dancing par
ties and public functions is lighted with
kerosene lamps, which, the Register says,
"give forth a weird, smoky, moonlight
effect," and It demands modern illumi
Four boys are serving a sentonce In
jail for bespattering a woman's home at
Brownsville with mud. The Times says
that "from the appearance of the house,
their fusillade would have put to shame
the gunners of a Spanish warship."
Lane county has ordered a $300 monu
ment, to be placed over the grave of the
late Charnel Mulligan, in the Springfield
I. O. O. F. cemetery. Mr. Mulligan gave
one-half of the original townslte of Eu
gene, 40 acres, to Lane county, but later
died in destitute circumstances.
Frank C. Baker, ex-state printer of
Oregon, got left from train No. 15 Friday
morning, says the Grant's Pass Observer,
but secured an engine and was soon
speeding away to overtake the overland
at Ashland. His father was on board, ill,
and they were going to Southern California.
WILL HAVE A NEW PARTY
CLACICAMAS POPULISTS AXD DEMO
CRATS AGREE TO UX1TE.
Will Preserve Sepnrate Organiza
tions, hut Fuse on County Ticket
Under Some Xctt Same."
OREGON CITY, Jan. 13. The demo
cratic and populist county central commit
tees adopted a plan of fusion in a joint
meeting this afternoon, that will result in
a new name for the party in local affairs
when the county convention shall convene.
Meetings of the different party commit
tees were first held separately, evolving
plans for uniting the "reform" forces.
About 50 persons were present at the pop
ulist meeting, but they had already sub
mitted their plan of fusion at a former
gathering and were only "waiting for the
OREGOX PIONEER OF 1S44 "WHO DIED AT EUGENE TUESDAY.
democrats to agree on some plan of ac
tion. Fifteen precincts were represented
at the democratic meeting, and before ad
journing to the hall where the populists
wore gathered, they passed a resolution
"that we unite with all the reform forces
in putting up a county ticket, If a feasible
plan that is lawful can be found, still re
taining our party organizations." At the
joint meeting a plan was adopted for the
democratic and populist primaries to meet
separately, and elect delegates to one
county convention, when a name for the
new party organization will be selected.
Before this joint convention shall be held
for the nomination of county officers, how
ever, each party convention will meet sep
arately, and elect delegates to their re
spective state conventions. Several prom
inent populists were here today from
other counties to view the outcome of the
A PITIFUL CASE.
Demented Woman Wandering Aiin
lesuly About Umatilla County.
Pendleton East Oregonlan.
W. H. Catherman, who lives about 12
miles from Umatilla, says that one day
last week, while he was doing some work
about his farm, he happened to notice a
woman coming toward him along- the
railroad track, and acting strangely. He
accosted her with the time of day, ana
she acknowledged the salutation. She
then came over to where he was working
and asked if he could not let her have an
old quilt or something to sleep on for the
night. He noticed that her shoes were
worn so badly that they would hardly stay
on her feet, and that she wore very little
more than a very thin wrapper, With
the exception of a light shawl over her
head, this was her only covering. Not
caring to question her then, he Invited her
to his house, and while supper was in
progress he tried to draw her into con
versation regarding herself.
The attempt was a failure, however, and
the only information he could gain was
that she had come from Pendleton that
day; that she did not have a cent ot
money, no friends, and that she was a
decent woman. All the questioning he
and his wife could do elicited nothing fur
ther, and they finally gave it up as a bad
job. When invited to partake of their
supper with them, she refused, saying she
preferred to sleep. She was shown a
bed, and in the morning, when she arose,
she refused to partake of any breakfast,
with the remark that she must reach Uma
tilla that day, which was some 12 miles
Both Mr. Catherman and his wife were
of the opinion that the woman was insane
and had escaped from some asylum, or had
wandered away from home. Since leaving
his place he has heard nothing further
concerning the woman. That she Is de
mented, there can be no question, and
steps should be taken to ascertain who she
Is and where she Is from.
A . FRUITGR O WERS' CONVENTION.
To ?.Ieet at State Agricultural Col
lege Last of January.
CORVALLIS, Jan. 13. Elaborate ar
rangements are being made for the con
vention of fruitgrowers to be held at the
college January 31 and February 1 and 2.
A similar convention of a most success
ful character was held at the college at
about the Fame time last year. It was
attended by leading orchardists from all
parts of Oregon, and by many from
Southern Washington. The deliberations
were so Interesting and beneficial that
the convention passed a resolution re
questing the college authorities to call
a similar meeting of fruitgrowers this
year. The spirit of the resolution has
been followed by the college people, and
a committee, with Dr. Withycombe at
its head, Is now at work on the pro
gramme. A great many leading orchard
ists have already consented to present
papers on a great variety of subjects,
pertaining to fruit culture. Among others
is Dr. E. Emery Smith, of Stanford uni
versity, whese reputation is well known
to all up-to-date orchardists. Arrange
ments are to be made for the usual re
duced rates over the ti-ansportation lines
to those who attend the convention. The
indications now point to even a more
Interesting meeting than was that of last
SHERIFF WINS THE CASE.
Follotved Decree o the Court No
Division of Partnership Pledge.
CORVALLIS, Jan. 13. Of more than
local Interest Is a decision handed down
by Judge Hamilton, of the second dis
trict, yesterday. The case was J. N.
Brandeberry and wife vs. Peter Richard
sheriff of Benton county, for "recovery of
$500. Richard sold at sheriff's sale 160
acres of land, in which William Mackey
and J. N. Brandeberry each owned an
undivided one-half interest, and on which
a mortgage was held by the board oi
school land commissioners. The decree
of foreclosure recited that as Mackey was
to pay any deficiency in the judgment
that he should also be paid any excess of
the proceeds of the sale over the costs
of the proceedings and the school land
claim. The excess of proceeds was a lit
tle over $1000, and the amount was paid to
Mackey by the sheriff. Brandeberry
ma.de claim to one-half the excess, and
brought suit for recovery- The case was
tried before Judge Hamilton at the No
vember term, and has since been under
advisement. The decision Is In favor
of the sheriff, and requires plaintiff to
pay the costs.
"WILLING TO GO TO BUFFALO.
Men Want to Represent Oregon
Notes of the State Capital.
SALEM, Or., Jan. 13. Governor Geer
has received four applications from men
who want to represent Oregon at the Pan
American exposition, which will be held
In Buffalo, N. Y., in 1901. All the appli
cants are said to be prominent in business
and professional circles. In exposition
times generally governors of Oregon have
had some difficulty in finding men who
would act as delegates, but from the prea-
ent outlook there will x be no trouble In
that respect, so far as the Buffalo expo
sition is concerned.
The final accounts of Regina Becker,
executrix of the estate of Ernest Becker,
and of B. F. Tucker and R. W. Tucker,
executors of the estate of Benjamin
Tucker, were approved today. The
Tucker executors reported that they had
been unable to find Milton Tucker, son ot
the deceased, to whom $5 had been be
queathed, and had placed the money m
the hands of the county clerk.
About 100 voters registered with the
county clerk today. This is the largest
number that has appeared since registra
The body of Max Miller, who died in
Colfax, Wash., yesterday, will be brought
to Salem for burial tomorrow.
In answer to an inquiry regarding tne
precautions taken to prevent the introduc
tion of the bubonic plague in this state.
Governor Geer has received a letter from
Dr. J. C. Fulton, state health officer, at
Astoria, stating that he and the govern
ment quarantine officer board and thor
oughly disinfect every foreign vessel ar
riving in the port. Both officers .exercise
the utmost care, and give the matter their
MRS. TREMBATH GETS NOTHING.
Court Finds She Was Not Lawful
"Wife of the Insane Patient.
OREGON CITY, Jan. 13. County Judge
Ryan has rendered a decision In the mat
ter of the claim of Mattie Trembath, o'.
Portland, against the estate of John R.
Trembath, an Insane person. The allow
ance of a claim of $50 per month was
disallowed for the reason that It was
shown the claimant was not the legal wife
of Trembath. as the decree of divorce
from a former husband had not been en
tered on the records in Multnomah county.
That part of the petition asking to recover
$S0O now in the hands of the guardian,
and alleged to have been money held in
trust by her husband, was dismissed for
want of jurisdiction. The court held that
the estate of an Insane person or minor
was in trust only during such disability;
that the matter of the allowance of the
claim of $S00 rests with the guardian,
and that the only recourse for the claim
ant in this case is a suit in the circuit
court. The court's interpretation of the
matter is that the statute applying to the
settlement of the estates of deceased per
sons does not cover this case.
The Logan Cheese Manufacturing Com
pany, of Logan, filed articles of incorpora
tion In the county clerk's office today, the
incorporators being James M. Tra'cy,
Frank P. Wilson and Henry Balsmeier.
The capital stock Is $2CO0, divided Into
shares of $5 each. The incorporation has
already purchased a building lot. and has
the lumber ready for the structure.
Cheese, butter and all products of milk
are the articles to be manufactured.
The recent advance in the price of pota
toes in the San Francisco markets is
stimulating heavy shipments from Clack
amas county. A number of New Era
growers have not only their cellars and
roothouses well filled, but a surplus stored
in the barns. A Stafford farmer today
sold a small lot of wheat to the flouring
mil's for 50, cents per bushel, a slight ad
vance on former prices.
Quotations of mining Stocks.
SPOKAXD, Jan. 13. The closing: bids
mining stocks today were:
Blacktall $0 OSJMourtain. Llon..$0
-.vi.i.-o - fwjvv... . .Mliililfi VJ1LMA ...
Doer Trail No. 2
-Evening Star ...
Jim Blaine ....
Lcoe Pine Surp.
Little Cariboo. .
Princess jlaud ..
iTom Thumb ....
SAN FRANCISCO. Jan. 13. The official clos
ing quotations for mining stocks today were:
Alta $0 02JLady Wash. Con. .$0 02
Alpha Con 3 Mexican
Andes OjOccidental Con
Best & Belcher. . . 22iOverman
Caledonia 47 Savage
Challenge Con .... 18Scorpion
Choll.tr 20 See. Belcher . .
Confidence GlS!erra Nevada
Con. Cal. & Va... 1 35 Silver Hill
Gould & Curry..
Hale & Noreross
Kentuck Con ...
O ,t.l. J"-.. n-
SOtUtah Con 3
3JXellow Jacket 22
NEW YORK. Jan. 13. Mining stocks today
closed as follows:
Chollar ?0 22 1 Ontario ?7 2."
Crown Point 8 Ophlr GO
Con. Cal. & Va... 1 3"!piymouth S
Deadwood PujQulckpilver 175
Gould & Curry.-. 181 do pref 7 50
Hale & Norcrcaj.. 35.Sierra Nevada ... 40
Homestake 50 to Standard 2 GO
Iron Silver 52! Union Con 23
Mexican 23JIellow Jacket .... IS
BOSTON, Jan, 13. Closing quotations:
Boston & Mont...?2 70 Parrott SO 40
Butte & Boston.. l
A HOP POOL. FOR 1900
WAS ASSURED AT MEETING IN
Work With the 1890 Pool Receives
Etrery Encourngement-Is Stead
ily Gaining:. Friends and Hops.
WOODBURN, Or., Jan. 13. A pool of
the 1SH0 Oregon hops Is assured oy the
State Hopgrowers Association. At the
first annual meeting, held here today, the
proposals met with universal favor among
tne members. What was looked forwaid
to as a possible difiiculty aeveioped Into
unanimous support, and prominent grow
ers gave the assurance that co-operation
was not confined to members of the as
sociation, although it Is said to comprise
a majority of the large growers. Com
munications were received from a banking
linn largely Interested in hop crops and
the representative of one of the largest
dealers in the United States, expressing
hearty approval of the association's ac
tion and promising support. "Work still
progresses on the 1S99 pool, as officers of
the association state new members are
constantly being added with their unsold
Vice-President. J. W. Mil presided, in
the absence of President M. L. Jones,
who, with A. J. Ray, Is in the East nego
tiating for the sale of the hops now in the
pool. The meeting was mainly for the
purpose of considering the 1BO0 pool. Many
districts were represented by one delegate,
whose authority for action carried much
weight. The utmost harmony prevailed,
contrary to general expectations, and all
seemed practically united on the propo
sition of reaching the market through a
pool. When the question of a 1E00 pool
was brought up, it was adopted without
one dissenter, by a rising vote, and amidst
great enthusiasm. Details were not con
sidered, the board of directors having the
authority to make such changes for the
pool next season as experience with the
present one suggests. The two offices of
the association at Portland and Salem,
under the direction of the executive com
mittee, were reported" to be taking such
action as was necessary to get the crop
now on hand Into the market to best ad
vantage. Reports of new members being
added dally were also made, with very
promising prospects for united action
throughout the hopgrowlng section of the
A letter from Gilbert Bros., bankers, of
Salem, was read, which had especial In
terest because of the fact that the firm
loans largely to hopgrowers. It was as
"When the association was first talked
of by your president, Mr. Jones, we had
considerable doubts whether it would ma
ture or not, and if it did, whether it
would prove of lasting benefit to the grow
ers. We are happy to state now that our
doubts are a thing of the past, and, from
all we can see, there is going to be a
great benefit tc the growers out of the
movement. We have written the secre
tary of the association that we are willing
that all of our custotners should join the
association and pool their hops with you,
for we are convinced that both parties will
be benefited by that course. We are also
satisfied in our own minds that the price
of hops is considerably higher at this time
than it would have been had it not been
for the association. And we would fur
ther advise all banks to allow their cus
tomers to join the association."
A letter from H. J. Ottenhelmer, repre
senting Lilienthal & Co., one of the
largest firms of the country dealing in
hops, was of much interest as showing a
decided change In sentiment respecting
It was given out that the association
would undertake to furnish supplies, such
as hop cloth, sulphur and other materials
required In cultivation or harvesting. This
is to avoid another such corner on any
material as was enjoyed by dealers last
year on hop cloth, which had to be pur
chased at 17 cents. Instead of the usual
price of 9 cents. After the meeting the di
rectors held a business session in which
the only material action was levying a
CO per cent assessment, payable in CO days.
CHARGES FLATTENED OUT.
No Reference to Bribery at the
Woodburn Council Meeting1.
WOODBURN, Or., Jan. 13. The expect
ed sensational developments regarding the
franchise and electric light contract and
accusations as to bribery of Councilman
Gates failed to materialize tonight. No
charges were made during the session of
the council, which was a surprisingly
quiet and orderly meeting. There had
been much talk about considerations that
influenced certain councilmen in their at
titude toward the electric lighting of the
city, and charges and counter charges
were freely made and witnesses brought
forth to substantiate some of them, but
when the time for the promised hearing
arrived the matter was not even men
tioned. A contract for two years for lighting
the city was- let to A. B. Kurtz, manager
of the Electric L.ight Company, at the
rate of ?G SO per light for 10 arc lights
of 2000 candle power, which Is a lower
rate than that heretofore proposed by Mr.
The discussion on the tax levy resulted
in the council calling for the opinion of
the taxpayers present, all of whom fa
vored a low rate or none at all. Speeches
were made by S. E. Hardcastle, sr:; P.
A. Cochran and others. The council final
ly decided unanimously on a levy of 2
mills for bridge purposes only. This is
the lowest tax ever assessed by this city.
The report of the city treasurer. F. W.
Settlemeir. shows cash on hand $Z9 S3,
and no Indebtedness of any character
against the city.
Gates and Dose, when approached bv
your correspondent, have no statement to
make In renly to Kurtz's charges of at
tempted bribery except that they deny
BOWMXG CIAJBS TIE.
Y. Iff. C. A. and Zlilhcc Clr.b Each
Win Tvro Gmuc.i.
SALEM, Or., Jan. 14. The bowling tour
nament between the Illihec Club ard tha
Portland Y. M. C. A., which began at 10:S0
o'clock last night and ended at 1 o'clocl:
this (Sunday) morning resulted In a tie,
each team winning two games. The scores
were as follows:
Illlhee 202 234 ISO ?56 SSI
Y. M. C. A 210 223 232 . 220 SCO
The Y. M. C. A. team consisted of Magi
son, Bingley, Whittleson, Capen, Berger
The Illihco was represented by the team
which defeated The Dalles Commercial
Club Thursday night.
, The Dalles Bents Astorin.
ASTORIA, Or., Jan. 13. In the Big Four
bowling contest this evening between The
Dalles and Astoria Football Club teams,
the visiting team was victorious In three
of the four games. The total scores were:
The Dalles, SSS; Astoria Football Club, 53.
WIMi .GO INTO DEEP-SEA FISHING.
Company Formed In Astoria Will
Put Out Several Bonis.
ASTORIA, Or., Jan. 13. A company has
been formed here to be known as the
Astoria Deep-Sea Fishing Company. The
members of the company are: W. W.
Whipple, Alex Grant. Joseph Baker anfi
Richard Leathers. This afternoon they
completed the purchase of the schooner
Jessie from Robert Cnrruthers for ?6M0,
and she will be used on the halibut and
codfish banks. A master familiar with
deep-sea fishing on the Atlantic coast will
be engaged to take command of her. One
member of the firm will go East to make
contracts with the wholesale fl3h dealers
and only carload lots will be shipped. The
company has ample capital at Its disposal
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walking along the street a few evenings
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During the freshet caused by the heavy
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FOUND GUILTY OF MURDER.
Colored Man "Who Killed Another
Over Disreputable Woman.
NORTH YAKIMA, Wash., Jan. 33.
Louis Martin, colored, who shot and killed
another African, Tom Johnson, in front of
a disreputable house In this city, aboat
four months ago, was today found gul.ty
of murder in the second degree. The men
had quarreled over their respective titles
to the affections of a colored woman who.
until the appearance" of Johnson, was
City "Won Jlandamiis Cnse.
CENTRALIA. Wash., Jan. 13. The man
damus proceedings against the city of.
Centralia came up today In the superior:
court, on a motion to quash the' writ of
mandamus, and, after argument, it was
granted by the court. Permission was
'given for the relator to amend his affi
Frank Stephenson, a local shoemaker, '
purchased today some tools from a man '
passing through here. The stranger 3ald '
he had found them near the railroad track
between Centralia and Portland. Upon j
close examination Stephenson found them (
to be the same tools that were stolen from
him last summer.
The Elm Brsneh nt Port Tovrnsend.
SEATTLE, Jan. 13. The British tramp
steamer Elm Branch, reported as being
disabled off Cape Flattery, is safe in port
at Port Townsend. She was picked up
at her perilous anchorage last night by
the tug Tyee and towed in this morning,
arriving at Port Townsend about S.30.
The Elm Branch lost her propeller Janu
ary S when 200 miles off the coast, while
making for the Columbia river entrance.
She then drifted for several daye, and
bi ought up finally four miles off Flattery
Rnilrondn In Court in Spokane.
SPOKANE. Wash., Jan. 13. The war be
tween the Great Northern and Northern;
Pacific in Spokane has been carried into
court, the Northern Pacific today secur
ing a temporary restraining order enjoin
ing the Great Northern from Interfering
with Its business. The complaint sets
forth that the Great Northern is attempt
!i.c to cross the transfer track of the
Northern Pacific, about 12 feet below t:ir
present Northern Pacific grade, rendering
the branch line unfit for travel.
Notes of Junction City.
JUNCTION CITY, Or.. Jan. 13. The
people here were greatly surprised to hear
of the arrest of B. F. Harvey, cf this
place. In connection with the trouble at
Cottage Grove, His friends here do not
think hhn guilty of the crime upon Min
nio Thorn. He has lived here a number of
On account of the death of Robert Clow,
the flouring mills here have shut down for
the present. Mrs. Clew has been appointed
administrator of the estate.
Lake County Printinsr.
LAKEVIEW. Or.. Jan. 9. The Lake
County Examiner went before the county '
court with 4S2.bona fide subscribers In Lake
county, tuid was awarded the county ad- I
vertlsing for this year. The Rustler did .
not bid for the advertising, but put in a j
bid for the county job printing- It was
decided by the court not to let this print
ing bv contract, but to have the printing ;
done as needed.
Seven New LniryerK.
OLYMPIA, Jan. 13. Seven new lawyers
admitted to practice law before the state
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Tti-o ex-Volunteers Go to Hnipltnl.
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Luther Kays, of the First Washington
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Neiv Military Company at "Whatcom.
OLYMPIA. Wash., Jan. 13. A new com
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Thi3 company will be company M, Na
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