The Sunday Oregonian. (Portland, Ore.) 1881-current, December 23, 1900, Page 2, Image 2

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Governor Appointee) for the
Province of Benguet,
Thirty-Xine Prlesta -Srrenr Allegi
ance to the Flag Several Recent
Engagements Panay and
Cebn Cleared of Rehels.
MANILA, Dec 22. The Philippine Com
mission has appointed H. Phelps "Jhit
marsh, Governor,""and Otto Scherer, Sec
retary of the Province of Benguet. Mr.
Whltmarsh has been here, two years,
principally engaged as a newspaper cor
respondent, and has resided latterly at
Baguln which" "will be the seat of the
government, and ,1s the central point of
the region. ""Mr, Scherer is" a German
who has lived 20years in the Philippines,
live of -which have been passed in the
Province of Benguet. He speaks the na
tive language, and is Intimate -with the
Igorrotes. - -
The amended plaiform of the recently
organised .autonomy party, advocates that
half of. the territorial Senators shall be
elected and half appointed by the Gov
ernor-general. The latter hall also ap
point the Judges,, and, the municipal gov
ernments shall be similar to those of tip
United Stales. The completed document,
it is expected, will be formally adopted
at a private meeting of ifce loyal Filipino
leaders Sunday, and published in Manila
Monday. The early passage of the Army bill will
result In the transportation of all volun
teers in transports -without chartering
other vessels, and without leaving the
towns unprotected. The order of sailing
Is as follows: Thirty-seventh - Infantry,
Eleventh Cavalry, Thirty-sixth, Thirty
fourth, Twenty-fourth, Thirtieth. Twonty
slxth Infantry, Thirty-third, Twenty-Second,
Twenty-ninth. Thirty-fifth. Twenty
eighth. Thirty-first Thirty-ninth, Thirty
fifth. Twenty-eighth, Thirty-first, Thirty
ninth. Forty-fifth, Forty-sixth, Forty
fourth, Forty-third, Forty-seventh. 'Toi
tleth. Thirty-eighth, Forty-second, Forty
ninth. Forty-first and Forty-eighth In
fantry, f the regiments sail at an aver
age of one a week, all will be transported
by July next ,
Thirty-nine priests. 17 of them belong
ing to the Province of Bulacan, the
strongest of Tagal provinces, have signed
and forwarded to the Philippine Commis
sion a paper proffering their submission
and loyalty to its authority, adding that
the promise is made voluntarily and with-'
out mental reservation. Judge Taft has
replied welcoming their assistance in the
pacification of a people ""over -whom ybu
will have so much Influence."
A detachment of the Sixteenth Infantry
has captured Baustn, the Katlpunan So
rlety -in Northwest Luzon.
A detachment of the Forrv-nlnth In
fantry recently attacked a. village on the
Cagayan River, in Isabella Province,
drove out the irisurg"ents.kHllng several
of them, and captured 10W rounds of am
munition. The Americans also burned the
Insurgent quarters.
The latest reports from Ilo TJo say thp
Islands of Panav and, Cebu, since the
rainy season ended, are being rapidly
cleared of the enemy, and that in a few
weeks the only opposition encountered,
will be that offered by scattering La
drones. The Twenty-sixth Infantry, in
Panay, and the Fortyfourfh in Cebu. are
conducting an actively aggressive cam
paign. The American casualties recently
have "been slight.
The cruiser Brooklyn proceeded to Su
blg Bay today with the board appolntea
to examine localities suitable for a naval
station. '
The monitor Monadnock has gone t
Hong Kong to be docked and scraped.
Major Ben. the Provost Marshal, today
Instructed all officers tto obey literally
General MacArthur's proclamation con
cerning persons in Manila giving encour
agement to the enemy. It is universally
believed that the rebel forces are greatly
thinned and scattered through Luzon.
Their ammunition supplies are being rap
Idly cut off, and numbers of them art
becoming amlgos. Much Interest is felt
In the movements of the reinforcements
In Mindanao.
CnKnnltlen in the Philippines.
"WASHINGTON. Dec. .-The "War De
partment has received the following list
of casualties in the Philippines from Gen
eral MacArthur. at Manila:
Killed November 24. .Psorlsta. Luzon,
Corporal Burrows, Troop D. Eleventh
Cavalry: Sergeant Bernard Baker; be
tween November 24 and December 7, Cal
bayen. Matadlnao, Samar. Company H,
Twenty-ninth Infantry; "Welbom "Watts.
Woundcd-Company M. Twenty-ninth
Infantry, Hylas E. Smiley, severely; Com
pany B. Twenty-ninth infantry. Charles
F. Mackey, moderately: December 15,
Puero, Bohul, Company h. Signal Corps,
U. S. A., Corporal Charles E. "Wilson,
mortally; December S. Antlgue. Panay,
ContpaHt'O.' Thirty-eighth Infantry, Mar
tin L. Weatherman, in necK, serious: De
cember IS, Sn Ignaclo. Luzon, Company
G. Forty-ninth Infantry. Musician Hayes
Withers, in leg, above knee, moderate;
October 30, Burgasen, Panay, Company
F, Forty-fourth Infantry. Lee Fyatt, in
arm. slight; November 10, Sublg, Luzon,
Company L. Twenty-fifth Infantry. "Will
iam Smith, shoulder, slight.
MacArthur Closes Bone Port1
"WASHINGTON. Dec 22. A general or
der recently Issued by General MacArthur.
Military Governor of the Philippines, is
as follows: '
"Military conditions requiring it, the
port of Boac, Island of Marlnduque,
opened to the coasting trade June 1. 1900,
Is closed to such trade, and all trade of
whatsoever character with said island is,
until further orders, foroldden."
Another order declares the port of Agno,
province, of Zambales, opened to the
coasting trade, and details Captain Rss
I Bush. Twenty-fifth infantry as in
spector of customs at that port.
Chinese May Appeal Ajrntnstthc
Ruling: of Treasury Department.
HONOLULU. Dec. 14. via. San Francis
co. Dec 22. Chinese here who were citi
zens of the Republic of Hawaii are ex
pected to make an appeal against the rul
ing of the Treasury Department that they
were not mado citizens of -the United
States by the territorial bill. They bise
their appeal on section 4 of the bill, which
eayg that all citizens of the republic are
made citizens of the United States. There
are nearly 400 Chinese affected by the
ruling of the Treasury Department.
The news that Congressman Kahn, of
California, has prepared a bill to make
the leper setttloment on the Island of Mo
lokal a national lazaretto, has deeply
stirred all Hawaii. There is strong op
position to the measure in every quarter,
and no effort will he spared to prevent
the bill from becoming a law. Objections
to the bllj ,are based upon the grounds
that it would be a deep and lasting in.
Jury .Jo the. territory and would make the
leper settlement Itself a place to whjch
It would, he cruelty to send any human
An -assault is being made by local at
torneys, upon the Hawaiian law regarding
opium. The lav on the statute books
makes it a crime to have opium in pos
session at all. It is claimed and general
ly agreed among the attorneys that this
$s'. in conflict with United Slates laws,
which allow the importation, and conse
quently possession- of the drug. There is
nooher law regulating the matter in Ha
waii, and if the' lawyers knock out the
possession law use and sale of opium will
be utterly unrestricted until the Legisla
ture make's a new law.
The Mormons of Hawaii have just
closed -a- three days'- celebration of the
KJlh anniversary of the landing of the'
first Mormon missionaries on Hawaiian
soIL The meetings were led by George
Q. Cannon.
"Wireless telegraphy is at last showing
signs of being successful, and regular
communication is established between
here and MolokaL Further stations ar
being perfected now on Maul.
Rev. J. Cook, a colored preacher from
Mississippi, who came here to investigate
the conditions, with a view to advising
his countrymen in the matter of their
coming here to work on sugar plantations,
returns today on the Zealandia. -He ha
looked over the field and It is understood
that his report will be a favprable one.
Tne planters are ready to employ 2000
men II they can get them.
An Eastern Comment on Oregon
Mining Development.
ST. LOUIS, Dec 22. In the December
edition, which appeared today. Finance
says editorially under the head of
"Throttled Opportunities":
"In the strictly mineral section of Ore
gon, there are opportunities which the
casual observer sees, and the casual ob
serves marvels that the world knows f.o
little of them, and that they are so slight
ly developed.
"Only a trifle of investigation serves
to show the causes for this. They are
those most formidable of all obstacles to
development an inordinate selfishness
and an ultra-conservatism.
"Foreign capital Is disposed to look
askance at what local capital, when ther
Is such, does not show any willingness to
be identified with. Nor Is this In any
way remarkable. Indeed, the contrary
would be. There has been bad manage
ment of some partly developed Oregon
mining properties, and there have been
promoters identified with some of them
who could not claim any close relation
ship to necessary capital themselves, nor
to any unusual degree of integrity, ov
even good sense. Mining development
and the mining business as such, how
ever, has no monopoly of those unfortu
nate attributes. Even the greatest ana
soundest and most carefully scrutinized
financial Institutions themselves are not
infrequently made prey for people of this
'class. And that the mining opportunities
of Oregon have not been brought to sucn
state of development as they should is, in
part, though we are constrained to be
lieve, perhaps the lesser part, attributa
ble to the misconceptions and the con
servatism of focal financial people. It Is,
we believe, a fact that should any Port
land banking institution, for instance, be
known to lend any considerable support
to a mining enterprisp, however worthy
and substantial, its heavier depositors
and the moneyed people whose patron
age it enjoyed would so thoroughly dis
approve of such a course that not a few
of them would withdraw their accounts.
"In this matter Portland'is not unlikely
to commit the same error that Denver did
when it permitted Colorado Springs to
become the great world-wide-known cen
ter T)f mining transactions, though Den
ver "had the advantage of age, and ex
perience, and capital. It Is n6t at air Im
possible that when the mining opportu
nities of Oregon shall have "been further
developed,' some community, now small
and unknown, perhaps even unborn, will
spring up in a night to become and re
main the mining market of Oregon, with
all that that implies.
"There is yet another stumbling block
In the way of the Oregon mines, and It Is
the more formidable of the two. Human
selfishness not infrequently kills the goose
that lays'the golden egg, and this is quite
as often exemplified in mining fields as
elsewhere. In these last it does not
.usually .manifest Itself ln .the earlier
stages, but comes with the advent of the
more powerful operators and comblna
tlonsl In the case of Oregon, the disease
appeared with the mineral, and no rem
edy for it has as yet been successfully
applied. The history of the so-called mm.
ing development of Oregon which has
been no development at all except In such
few isolated cases as only prove the coi
rectness of our contentions has been one
of stumbling upon a rich deposit ana
straightway gathering In every square
foot thnt could be seen through a long
range field glass by the utilization of
mining claims filed by sisters and cousins
and aunts. This accomplished, the bo'fl
and Intrepid discoverer of mineral wealth
sat down and waited for other people to
make his mines valuable and pay him a
monumental and luscious price for his
holdings and his great service to man
kind. That he did not readily find somt
one who would straightway empty thetr
pockets for him accounts for the fact
that there are scores and scores of splen
did claims In Oregon today which have
been held from 10 to 20 years and have
not had earth enough disturbed on them
to make scratching for a brood of chicks.
"Perhaps some day the people who ire
holding these claims and the local capu
tallsts who could develop properties In
those cares where it can be done upon
an. equitable basis, will awaken to the
fact that they have been making a se
rious mistake. So far as the capitalists
are. concerned, they may not make their
discovery until they are In the same re
lation to the Oregon mines that St. Louis
was for a 'time, at least, to the great zino
fields almost at Its very door, when Bos
ton, by quick perception and greater en
terprise, got the first and the best and
the most St. Louis knows better now;
As for the dog-in-the-manger claimants,"
if their own greed does not of Itself show
them that they are defeating their own
ends and injuring Oregon, some legalized
means should be found to deprive th"m
of this wholly uneconomic and unnatural
privilege of holding opportunities which
they will neither develop nor permit oth
ers to deyelop."
Successful Treatment of Jojin D.
Rockefeller's Daughter.
NEW YORK. Dec 22. A dispatch to the
World from Vienna says:
The first details of the treatment of
Miss Alta Rockefeller, daughter of John
D. Rockefeller, for deafness, by Dr. Isa
dor Muller. have been made public. In a
lecture before the Solcety of Physicians.
Mr. Muller said:
"When Miss Rockefeller's case was
brought to my Attention, It was so grave
that all known methods had been tried
unavaillngly. I was forced to Invent
now methods, which have fortunately
succeeded. These were two In number.
"The first was to Introduce a small
gold plate Into the ear, fashioned into the
required 6hape. This was placed between
the ear-drum and the chain of small
bones which transmit the vibrations to
the internal ear. This Improved the pa
tient's hearing so much that she could
hear the ticking of a watch, something
she had not heard for years. The sec
ond new method. was to replace the de
stroyed portion of the ear-drum by myr
lngoplastic means. Here again I Inserted
small gold plates. This was tried only
after every known method had been used
In vain.
"Two months ago the patient came to
Vienna for the continuation of her treat
ment, which I have now carried to an
unexpected point of success.'
Every glass of Evans Ale and Stout is
topped with a lasting froth of cream and
gives forth the delightful fragrance 0fa.
field of blossoming heps. Bottled by the
Brewers to Insure perfection-
More Cadets Were Called to tke
Stand to Explain the Methods
of Hazing.
"WEST POINT, N. T., Dec 22. The
court of Inquiry Investigating the alle
gation that .the late Oscar. L. Sooz was
so ill-treated while a cadet at the mili
tary academy that his health was im
paired, began work early today, intending
to finish Its labors at noon.
Major J. M. Bannister. Surgeon, United
States Army, told of his testing the ef
fects of partaking of four drops of Trop-
leal Pepper Sauce.", such as is U3ed In the
cadets' mess hall. He said he tried it
last night by dropping four drops of the
sauce on the palm of Tils hand and tak
ing up with his tongue. He swallowed
the- sauce, although it tasted hot, like
the taste of a cayenne pepper pod. His
throat, he said, was very susceptible tq
any irritation, but lie felt no ill effects
from the dose. Two young ladles, who
were present when he made the test. In
a spirit of fun did likewise, and they, too,
found no difficulty in swallowing the
same quantity. In reply to General Clous
the witness said:
"I positively swear that the taking of
this sauce could not directly or Indirectly
have caused the tuberculosis, or the
death, or in any way be the cause of
the death of Cadet Booz two years after
his partaking of J-"
Cadet John H. Poole, of Michigan, swore
that he never hazed Booz. Hq had not
seen Breth hazed, but had heard he was
"exercised" considerably.
"What are the relations of the -upper
class men to tho fourth class men?"
"With the exception of exercising,
which has been abolished, it Js about the
same as formerly. "We require them to
do special work about our tents, cleaning
guns, making up beds, aqd so forth."
The witness said that ho had heaYd of
four fights between upper and fourth
class men since last encampment. """
"Who won?" asked General Clous.
"Two were won -by upper class men,
one by a fourth class man and the other
was a draw.
Cadet Guy Carleton, of Michigan, testi
fied that Booz was hazedr but that there
was nothing brutal or severe In it. Oth
ers had similar experiences. In reply to
several questions regarding Cadet Breth,
the witness said:
"I knew him, but did not hear of his
being hazed or being put In a straight
Jacket. If he had been placed In a
straight-Jacket I certainly would have
heard of Jt I had a special duty man
from the fourth class. He swept out' the
tent, carried water and cleaned my gun
and bayonet."
Cadet Emery J. Pike, of Iowa, had
heard of men being required to eat soup,
but never knew of a positive case.
"You knew Cadet Breth? " asked Gen
eral Clous.
"Yes, sir, I remembered him because
of his woodenness."
"Do you mean by that that he was
"Yes, sir." "
"In treating fourth class men by your
methods o hazing, was. any "difference
made between the sons of rich men and
those of the poorer classes?"
"Well, sir, there would be no distinc
tion, except the rich man's son was con
ceited " answered the witness,
"Why do you haze fourth class -men?'
asked General Brooke. - i
"Fourth class men are new'and green
and they are hazed to make 'them con
form tor the rules, to obey their superiors
and make men out of them."
"If the son of a General or the son of -a.
President of tHe United States came here,
would he be hazed?" asked the General.
"Yes, Blr, he would if he were conceited,
and it is likely he would be ''hazed any
how.' "You then evidently wish to make thepi
that none is better than the other?" said
General Brooke.
"That's the Idea, sir." ,
In reply to .General Brooke, Cadet Cox,
of Virginia, said that when a cadet In
the fourth class was conceited. It was
taken out of him by hazing.
"How long does the conceit last?" asked
the General.
"About 20 minutes," replied the witness.
"Ah, then it is 'exercised'?" said the
General, Jokingly.
"Yes, sir." ,
"Docs it ever return?"
"Not while he Is a fourth class man,
slr." General Brooke questioned the witness
at length on the cadets' "code of honor,-'
and the witness said; "Our code does not
require a man to do anything ungentle
manly. Sometimes a class has caused a
man to resign for making false state
ments or doing something in violation of
this code."
"Any deviation from this standard,
then, would be closely Investigated -by
the class, and there is no !ntermin.nrv
between absolute truth and falsehood?" J
Inquired General Brooke.
"That is exactly the Idea, sir. I knew
of a case about two years ago where a
man dll an ungentlemanly act and he
was requested to resign," said the wit
ness. "Did he?" asked General Brooke
"He did, sir."
Cadet Leonard A. Pruntey, of Kansas,
had himself taken pepper sauce, i The
quantity was half a leaspoonful. Ho 'suf
fered no Injury from It, the effect pass
ing away In 10 minutes.
Cadet William M. Colcy said ho could
not say that he had not given sauce to
lower class men. t
"Have you seen It given, and, if so,
was any force used?"
"I saw it given several times In the
mess hall, but no force was used. The
men were told to .take It and they did.
Eight drops was the most I ever saw
"Have you known of any cadets being
dragged from their tents?" asked Gen
eral Clous.
"Yes, sir, was dragged myself, when a
fourth class man. I was lying on tho
comforter on the floor. Ttvo or three'men
ciught hold of It and pulled It with me
on top out of the tent"
"Have you ever known a hand to have
been laid on. a man and his body dragged
out of the grounds?"
"No, sir, the bedding was always un
derneath." .
The court adjourned until December 2Si
at 2 o'clock.
Pnsh Will Be Electrocuted.
SING SING, Dec 22. Benjamin Pugh,
colored, will be electrocuted during the
week beginning Monday next. December
24 It will be a sorry Christmas week
for him. Pugh went Into a restaurant In
Brooklyn where John Tiegan .was em
ployed as a waiter, in August last He'
ordered a meal, ate it, and started to
leave the place without paying for It
Ttegen went after him and asked for I
tne money, rugn tnrew jt on the table,
and as Tlcgen went to pick it up, Pugh
swept It on the floor. This angered Tie
gen and he struck Pugh la the face.
Pugh did not strike back, but went to a
store, bought a revolver and cartridges,
returned to the restaurant &nd, stand
ing in the doorway, shot four times, twp
of tho shots taking effect, and Tiegep
died instantly.
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To Stimulate Prune Trade.
SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 22. A number
of prominent prunegrowers, members of-
the state association, have determined to
suggest to the combine management the
following methods of spurring the Job-1
bera to greater activity:
To allow then a differential on orders,
according to size one-eighth cent for 10
cars, one-quarter cent for 25 cars, and
one-half cent for 50 can
Many, of the largest packers say that
the jobbers of the East are hostile to the-
combine, and are attempting to .freeze 't
out. The association has sold only about
30.000,000 pounds out. of 125.000,000 pounds of
prunes, and has paid out in dividends a
little over $700,000. Three-quarters of the
tcrop 1st lnjpie warehouse, and. the actual
selling season has passed. Such a ''con
dition, the, growers think, calls for lmme
dlate action.
'Foajr Children Cremated and Four
Other Persons Earned.
SAN JOSE, Cal., Dec 22. The residence
of Conrad ;RMff. located north, of town,
was destroyed by re this morning. Jj'our
young children perished In the flames.
Two others, together with Mr. Ruff and
a hired man, were severely burned, Tho
dead are;
. Carl, age$ II.
Barbara, aged 8.
Katy, aged 10.
Conrad, Jr., aged 5.
The Injured are: .Mary Ruff,, aged 13.'
probably fatally burned on head, legs
and abdpmen; George Ruff, aged 12, badly
burned about the feet, head and hands,
will recover; Conrad Ruff, the father,
head, face Jinl arms burned; B. Valdez,
slightly burned.
Ruff conducts a dairy north of town.
At 3 o'clock this morning he and the
hired man, "Valdez, were milking in t,he'
barn, the rest of the family being asleep
In the house, A gasoline stove, which,
had been left burning In the kitchen, ex
ploded and In an Instant the house was a
seething mass of flames. Ruff and Valdez
beat, in the " front door with an ax. and
succeeded in rescuing Mrs. Ruff and an,
Infant child uninjured. They then rescued
two of the remaining six children, not,
however, until they were badly burned,
so rapidly did the flames spread. The
other four were crushed by a falling
chimney, and after the fire nothing but
scattered hits of their remains could be
fqund. Bo'th 'Ruff and Valdez were badly
burned. It 1s expected Mrs'. Ruff will lose
her reason from tho terrible shock.
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'Blown o Atoms.
LIMA, O., Dec 22. William Reddick. of
Findlay, president of the Producers' Ex
plosive Company, was blown to atoms
this afternoon by nn explosion of nitro
glycerin in the magazine at the com
pany's factory, nearhere. The explosion
shattered hundreds of window panes In
the city. The" factory was -closed for the
holidays "yesteYday, and Mr. Reddick had
gone out to put a padlock on the door.
Furniture' .Factory Burned.
HANYpR.''Qa.t.. Dec 2L The KnCch
el Company Furniture Factory, the larg
est furqlturo factory In Canada, has been
burned. ' The fire spread to adjoining
buildings, causng. a. loss qf J275.000.
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French Canadians Invited to Emi
grate From New England.
BOSTON, Mass., Dec. 22. The Quebec
colonization movement, by which it is pro
posed to have a large percentage of
French Canadians in New England settle
upon unoccupied land In Quebec, was
launchcd aboutr three years ago, not long
after the advent to power In Canada of
Sir "Wilfrid Laurler. the Premier, who Is
a French-speaking Canadian, and a resl-
'dent of Quebec 'While Sir "Wilfr'd does
not stand directly behind the movemeqt,
it Is known that it has h!s sympathy as
well "as that of 01 Israel Tartc. the Cana
dian Minster of Public "Works, and the
second French-fipeaklng member of im-'
portance In the," Canadian Government'
The real promoters of, the plan are mem:'
bers.pfthe Provincial Government of Que-'
bee and the La'ke St John Railway.
In 189S Rene "Dupont. the colonization
agent, and others, came to New England
tfld "held meetings in many of the mill
towns populated by French Canadians.
Special Inducements were offered all" able-'
"bodied men with families to return an3
take up new land. The Quebec GQverh
nient guaranteed to assist all those jflnan-,
dally 'who should Join the repatriation'
movement, and the land was to be granted
to settlers at a nominal cost
The Future of Cuba "Will Depend on
.. . the Cnbnns.
ST.1 LOUIS, Dec. 22. General Fitzhugh
Lee, ,who Is In the city as the guest of
the New, England Society, was seen this
morning by a representative, of the As
sociated Press" in regird to a statement
published In Chicago purporting to quote
from nis speech In St Louis yesterday,
in which he is said to have made the
prediction that the American flag would
continue to float over the Island of Cuba.
"He said:
"The meaning I Intended to convey was
thii the American flag would float over
Cuba until a stable government was
forpied that will be capable of protect
ing Jlfe and prpperty and giving confi
dence to capital. The United States has
promised tho Cubans self-government,
and will czrry out Its promise. Upon the
Cubans will rest the responsibility of de
termining whether that government shall
do permanent or otherwise."
What Participation In "the Expo-
sttlon Has Done for America.
NEW TtRK. Dec" 22. Ferdinand W.
Peck, Commissioner-General to the Paris
"exposition, Mre. Peclc ana Assistant Commissioner-General
Wood were passengers
on, the St Louis, wfilch arrived here to
day. .7The real test of the relative position
taken by the exhibitors of the United
States at the exposition," said Mr. Peck,
"lies in the fact that they have received
a much larger number of awards than
those of -Germany, Russia, Great Britain,
Austria "or any other nation foreign to
France. We feel that the cpmnjercial ln
terestB of our Nation have been enhanced,
our export trade increased, and our in
ternational relations strengthened by the
part which we have been able to take In
the great event in Paris."
Commissioner Wood was in bed when
the vessel arrived. He fell on the deck In
coming" over and' broke his left ankle.
Strntton Mine Suits,
COLORADO .SPJUNGS. Colo., Dec. 22.
T. A. Rlckard. former consulting engineer
of Stratton's Independence gold mine, at
Cripple Creek, who has arrived here from
London, will at once bring suit against
John Hays Hammond, who as an expert
reported against RIckard's estimates of
the mine. Hammond reported, the ore re
serves at J2.300.C00, while Rickard had put
them 'at 113.000,000. Rlckard claims thnt
Hammond's statements greatly injured
DENVER, Dec. 22. A judgment for
n30,555 was given in the United States
Circuit Court here, in favor of Orrin B.
Peck, of Chicago, against Windeld S.
Stratton, the Cripple Creek millionaire.
Peck had contracted to erect a concen
trating plant at the Independence mine,
and Mr. Stratton claimed the contract
was" not fulfilled.
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John Ovrens Identified.
LOUISVILLE,. Ky., Dec. 22.-A"ccordIng
to Chief of Detectives S,ullivan, of this
city, John Owens, who was hanged. at
Paris. 111., yesterday, was Thomas "Shin
er" Sullivan, of Louisville, who during
the past 15 years has spent nearly all of
his time" In the Workhouse In "this city
or the Frankfort Penitentiary. He also
served time In the Missouri Penitentiary.
Chief Sullivan made the discovery today
t through a. photograph of Owens forward
ea io uus cuy ixom rans.
As a Right Which Is His and a DutyWhich Every Right-Minded Person
&wes'to Humanity Be Searching Investigation ofThese Cures as
the Only -Answer to Careless and Dangerous Criticism.
The "greatest irrontr 'that Is in
flicted on the splendid work Doctors Cope
land and Montgomery aro doing for hu
manltty comes from those so-called intel
ligent critics, who- say something like
this: "Oh, yes; these physicians ' are
scientists" and abler physicians all right;
they do as much good "as any 'doctors,
probably more good than most doctorst
but they don't cure. There is nobody
who "by the science of medicine does cure;
they relieve symptoms, benefit to some
degree, perhaps, but they don't cure.
"Medicine is not an exact science."
Those who talk like this are most dan
.gerous enemies to this, splendid, work. The
science of medicine that Doctor Copeland
represents does cure. It Is an exact
science. There are "ncyhalf truths in it la only one answer to such danger
ous criticism, that answer is, INVESTI
GATIONl Upon that .answer Doctor Cope
land Insists as his right in this commun
ity, where for seven years he has conduct
ed the largest practice ever known In the
history of medicine, as a duty that all
Mr. S. Sanlcer, Kelio, Wash. Until
ten years agoI was In perfect health.
At that time X had grippe, which left me
with catarrh and that torturing malady,
asthma. Only those who are afflicted as
I was can know what I suffered.
My nose wonld "become stopped up,
so I could not brenthe through it.
The bronchial tnbes would seem, to
narrow and contract partially close
up so as to-make it diiUcnlt at times
for me to get enough breath to keep
me alive. At night I would have- to
sit np lh a rocking chnlr to keep
from suffocating. ' I was coughing
Incessantly. I wonld become black
in the fnce in the struggle for air.
At times I wan in Imminent and real
danger of strangulation. My breath
Venn very short and accompanied by
wheezing and rattling.
I spent almost everything I mado In
doctoring and buying medicines, but all I'
got was a little temporary relief. I had
heard so much about the Copeland treat
ment in similar troubles to mine that I
decided to give it a trial, .with the result
of a cure. X)n my way up to consult the
doctor I had to sit up all night on the
boat Inhaling medicine, and. was almost
too worn, out to get up to tthe office. I
hadn't much confidence that I could be
helped, and was. completely surprised at
the promptness and thoroughness with
whiqh the treatment mastered the trtfu,
We. 1 began to Impcove almost from the
flrsj day.,. Now T have.jjo more asthma
or. trpuble of any , kind,, X .am growing
stronger every day and' sleep all night
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a yet wilder frenzy, and leave a broader
and broader an.d higher and denser cloud
of desert sand smoking behind and mark
ing his long wake across the level plain.
,'AH tHls time the dog is only a short
20 feet behind the coyote, and to save the
life of him he cmnot understand why it
is that ho cannpt-et perceptibly closer,
and 4he. begins to. get aggravated, and It
makes him madder "and madder to see
how gently the coyote glides along and
never pants or sweats or ceases to smile;
and he grows still more and more In
censed to see how shamefully he has been
-taken In by an entire stranger, and what
an Ignoble swindle that long, calm, soft
footed trot is.
"And next the dog notices that he Is
iretlng fagced. and that the coyote actu
ally has to slacken, his spe,ed a little to j
Keep irom running away irum uuu. Aim
then that town dog is mad in earnest,
and he begins to strain and weep and
swear and paw the sind higher than ever
and reach for the coyote with concen
trated and desperate energy. This spurt
finds him bIx fet behind the gliding enemy
and two miles from his friends. And
then, In the Instant that a wild new hope,
is lighting up his face, the coyote turns
and smiles blandly upon him once more
and with a something about it which
seems to say: Wey, I shall have to tear
myself -away from you, but business Is
business, and it will not do for- me to be
fooling along this way all day. And
forthwith there is a rushing sound and
the sudden splitting of a long crnck
through the atmosphere, and behold! that
dog Is solitary and aionejn the midst of
a vast solitude,"
The casual traveler upon the prairie
will seldom pee a "coyote except at a dis
tance Passengers on a railway tralri
see' them more frequently than do per- f
sons traveling by team. The animals
travel mostly by night, but In daylight i
skulk In some hiding-place on a river
bank, clump of trees r hollow In "tha
ground. They get much of their subsist- j
enco from cattle or horses that die on tHe i
prairie. The mlflle of the Winter is their ;
worst season, and" many die of starvation
daring that period. As the females bear '
litters of seven to eight young. It would
seem that the country would soon be
flooded with the beasts, but It is prob-
able that starvation takes many of the t
young, and that the food supply is the
only limitation to the number that will
subsist In a given region. They readily
give way to the progress of settlement
Work of Bank Kohhers.
last night attempted, to rob the Wichand j
Bankj at Madison, O, 23 miles east of this !
city; They blew open the safe, but were j
frightened, ay? ay before sequnng its con
tents. A man who discovered the burg
lars "at ' work was "selzedj bound and
gagged. Officers are on the trail of the
dracksmen. '
DALTON CITT. III.. Dec. -22. Between
53000 and40CO was secured by-s- gang who f
dynamited the vault, of the-.Dalton City i
Bank early today. Although a posse was
quickly formed, no trace of the robbers
has yet been found. Local officers are I
working on me case, ana .rxnKerion ae
tectlves have been sentfor.
TULLAHOMA. Miss.. Dec 22. -Tha
vault 6i the Coffee County Bank, at
well-thlnklng people owe to the splendid
science of medicine, as a duty, that all
people owe to the brotherhood of man.
Investigate these cases, go and see them,
write. to them, see and talk with their
friends and neighbors, prove tho truth
of these words.
Here are these cases, Doctor Cope
land tells you they nTe enred. Soxr,
Trhen n. so-called intelligent critic
launches hl dangerous scepticism,
he prepared to nnnwr him with
thlst "I have been to see these peo
pl. I have written to them. 1 have
invstlgated their- cases circumstan
tially. I know all about them. I
EnoiT that they were cured."
These cases in these columns are printed
for no other purpose than to answer this
kind of criticism. They are selected from
different localities in this region from
people who are accessible to you; whom
-you can. go and'see. Searchlng-tnvestlga-,
tlon by intelligent, right-minded people
Is the 'answer to this dangerous, though
superficial, scepticism, which" Doctor
Copeland has the right to demand.
like a child, something I have not done
in years
ffW rWffl?w
Mr. S. Saulcer,, Worth. Cured,
of Catarrh and Asthma.
Mrs. "W. M. Mafflt, Kenllworth.
Portland. It is. all of, seven years since I
first noticed that something was wrong
with my .head. 7 My head, and vnose were
stopped up. first. one side, then the other.
Soon the .right nogtrll became completely
clogged and I breathed entirely through"
the left side and mouth. I had a
Dull, Aching Fain Through the
And my eyes were weak and watery.
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Honeyman, DeHart & Cor?3&&
Manchester, was blown open early today
by five robbers, and all the currency in
the bank, amounting to J50OO, secured. The
robbers fled, on a handcar. A Deputy
Sheriff and policeman from Tullahoma
met the robbers a mile from town, and,
after a short fjght, captured one thief
with the money. .His four companions es
caped. . . ... t: K
Indians and Game Killing;
Denver "Times.
There Is a curious disposition among
the people to make sport of Governor
Thomas' crusade against the Indians, who
are said to be killing game outside their
reservations and within the boundaries
of this state.
That is has a comic side Is probably
not to be denied- But It may also have
a very serious side. The, border country
has not had any Indian experiences of
late, and the American people show1 an
astonishing facility in forgetting unpleas
ant things.
Those who know anything about the
Indian know that the kind of movement
now begun may very easily Incite him
to acts which will have a very serious
significance to outlying, settlers, and pos
sibly small villages. The Indians know
as well as Governor Thomas does that
the Federal power is not behind this move
ment They rarely forego a chance for
immediate reenge because of the pos
sibility of a remote reprisal.
That the state can preyail in the end no
body doubts, perhaps, but aside, from the
harvest of trouble and loss of life we
may have to reap, citizens are also look
ing to the harvest of debt that must fol
low, though we are now at our wits' end
to devise means for paying what we al
ready owe.
Some of them are inclined to suspect
the Governor of a -kind of ''after us, tho
deluge" policy.
Roosevelt' a Mason.
NEW YORE, Dec 22. Governor Roose
velt has heen elected a member of Matine
cock Lodge, No. S05, A. F. and A. M., of
Oyster Bay, L. I. Tha matter was kept
quiet until an invitation was Issued to
the members of the local lodge and many
prominent Masons throughout the county
to attend a "stated communication," to be
held "Wednesday, evening, January 2, 1S01,
when the "entered apprentice" would be
conferred upon Theodore Roosevelt After
The testimonials that are published in
these columns today are testimonials that
''"testify." They "mean something. They
tell of years of suffering from real sick
ness. These people describe In their own
language the particulars of their afflictions,-
and of their vain efforts to ob
tain relief from other sources. They tell
of the complete, perfect and -permanent
cures accomplished under -the Copeland
treatment. They are common, honest
conscientious and trustworthy people,
who, if you call upon or write them, will
cheerfully verify the truth of. their pub
lished, statements. They are not Govern
ors, Senators, Congressmen, politicians,
public men or actresses, who court noto
riety and? publicity, and who are always
glad of an opportunity to be brought
prominently before the people, but who,
as a general thing, are not very sick, and
who never claim to have been cured of a
serious Illness by the patent medicine
they appear to Indorse and recommend.
.Added to this uncomfortable, stopped-ap
feeling was a continual discharge from
the nose, and dripping Into the throat.
After a time a ringing- and buzzing came
in: the right ear, and the hearing became
'very dull.
My whole system seemed tainted by the
catarrhal poison. My food-did not digest.
'I was always tired and without ambition
or energy.
One of my neighbors whose little daugh
ter had been cured of a severe catarrhal
trouble by the Copeland physicians ad
vised me to place myself under their care.
I did" so, and the result has been very
gratifying" to me. My breathing-now Is as
clear as though I never "had this terrible
catarrh. t
From mr experience with the
Copeland treatment, I can conscien
tiously recommend it to all who arc
afflicted as X was.
Mr. "Robert Allen, Cornelius. Or.!
had suffered from nasal catarrh for four t
or five years, the malady having, been
contracted by my taking one 'cold after
another, until I had what you might call
a chronic cold In the head." My nose being
stopped up, there was a constant dripping
of matter from, above, causing Incessant
hawking and spitting to clear my throat.
On getting up in the morning I had se
vere pain over the eyes "and always a
dull aching through the forehead. My
eyes seemed to become affected, and the
sight of . the right eye was dim and
At tCe end of jar course of treat
ment, at the Copeland Institute X had
no sign, ot catarrh, my eyesight was
as clear and perfect as5 ever,- and my gen
eral health better than in years.
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With Ivory, Bone
and Stag Handles.
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the ceremonies there will be a dinner, and
it is expected prominent Masons from all
over the country will' be present"
Race "War Averted.
FLORENCE, Colo., Dec 22. The threat
ened race war and strike of sqaelter men
has been averted, the Italians whose im
portation caused the trouble having been
sent back to Pueblo. The smelter man
agement also granted other requests of
the union members, and everything is
now harmonious. In view of the aspect of
affairs, Dr.- Cuneo, the Italian, Consul in
Denver, had appealed to the state and
.Federal authorities to protect Ws coun
trymen. Strike at a Hotel. '
TOPEKA. Dec. 22. "Because the .cook at
th"e Copeland Hotel, one of theprlnclpal
hotels In this city, refused to give Georgo
Bramford, a waiter, a plate of corn
beef hash for breakfast, a strike resulted.
All but one of the' waiters went out The"
men went out at 11:30 A. M., "and the
guests were compelled to waft until new
help vis secured before dinner could be
A Diamond Swindle. '
CHICAGO, Dec. 22. John. M. Bredt a
diamond merchant, and Mrs. Bertha Fel
tag' were arrested and brought before
Justice of the Peace Prindevllle today,
charged with being" Involved in an ex
tensive diamond swindle. Jt is asserted
that scores of persons were victimized.
. They take possession of the body, and
are Lords of Misrule.
They are attended by pimples, bolls, tha
itching letter, salt rheum, and other cu
taneous eruptions: by feelings of weakness,
languor, geueral debility and whatnot
They cause more suffering than anything
Health, Strength, Peace and Pleasurt
require their expulsion and this is posU
lively effected, according to thousands of
grateful testimonials, by
Hoodlum Sarmmpmrillm
which radically And permanently' drlvsa
them out and builds up the whole system.