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THE SUNDAY OHEGONIAN, PORTLAND, JUNE 9, 1901.
IT IS TO DECIDK ON LAKE WASH
IXGTOX CANAL PROJECT.
Probable That the Adveme neport
. of the Majoritr "Will Be Con.
2WASHINGT0'Nr"Tuhe SI Because the
special board which made an Investiga
tion to determine the advisability of es
tablishing a fresh-water basin In Lake
tjashlngton, for the benefit of the Navy.
Wis failed to make a decisive report, the
Secretary of the Navy has enclosed the
two reports to the General Board for de
5slon. It is evident from the tone of
the Joint report that not one of the six
officers comprising the board is willing
to recommend the establishment of a na
tal base on this lake. The ma'jorlty con
tent themselves by asking If U Is advisa
ble for the Navy to establish such a sta
tion In q lake that Is connected with the
Open sea by a mere canal which might
easily be destroyed in time of war and
render absolutely useless every vessel
that might have taken refuge within the
lake at the time. The majority further
asks If It Is advisable to establish such a
base across Puget Sound from the Bre
rnerton station, already in operation, and
Indicate the Inadvisabllity qf having two
stations in one vicinity. The minority,
the commandant at the Bremerton sta
tion, and his chief constructor, eeem fear
ful lest the establishment of such a naval
station in Lake Washington might finally
result In the abandonment of the Bre
zncrton station altogether.
While the opinion's expressed are non
commlttal, it is found necessary to call
fcpon the General Board for a decision,
nnd In view of the strong 6howing made
fcy the majority against the establish
ment of a new station, and in view of a
very weak report pointing out its ad
vantages, the-probability would seem to
be that an adverse report will finally be
nanded down. The Navy Department Is
Xlbt seeking means for destroying the
ehips of our Navy, but rather of giving
them every possible protection.
A GIAXT NUGGET.
Piece of Gold Worth $204 In Wash
Up of Klondike Mine.
SEATTLE, June 8. The Times says:
tA giant nugget, weighing $264, was found
tfh the recent wash-up on American Hill,
"Klondike, on the claim being 'worked by
Thompson. Adams, Gains and Cornelius.
a Today's reports from the North Indicate
exceptionally lively times, on4 all the
Creeks. The clean-up' of 1901 is In full
iswing. From all parts of the camp come
Jfeports of water running freely and claim
owners taking prompt advantage of the
opportunity to wash up their dirt. Sura
jner work is also beginning. Double shifts
are being put on at places.
j Sulphur Creek reports a good , flow of
vater all along the stream, anjj actlvJO';:
Jit all points. -Eldorado is busy;pA both;
3pe creeK-Douom ana mils, -me report
tomes from" Cheechaco Hill that nearly
$very "claim there is running full blast.
pxia an aggregate of 1000 men are eatimat-'
ed to be employed on the hill. The big
pumping plants of McDonald & Grant and
Borden & Co. are working to their full ca
pacity. . Hunker and Goldbottom are alive with
jnen -engaged in sluicing, and Hunker is
"already sending some cold to Dawson.
25ononza has .also, .sent In some new-crop.
fauiu, uuu is wurjung ai nearly an pomes.
No reports are heard of scarcity of men,
and some predict that there are more men
ltt the camp now than will be needed at
the busiest sea&on,
The long-brewing war against conces
sions in the Klondike has opened with at
tacks against the big grants from all
quarters, according to the Dawson News.
Suit has been filed in the Gold Commls
eloners' Court against the Doyle conces
sion on Bonanza and the Matson conces
sion. A third suit Is" also to be brought
against the Matson concession.
ROYAL ARCH .MASONS.
Grand Chapter of Washington In
stalls Xctv Officers.
TACOMA, June 8. At the convocation
of the grand chapter. Royal Arch MU
sons, today the session closed with the
Installation of the following newly elected
and appointed officers: Grand high priest,
A. NHsson, of Dayton; deputy grand high
. priest, Jacob Weatherwax, of Aberdeen;
grand king, J. N. Prather, of Seattle;
grand scribe, N. S- Porter, of Olympla;
grand treasurer, H. W. Tyler, of Seattle;
Brand secretary, Y. C. Blalock, of Walla
Walla; grand chaplain, William Pelan,
pf Spokane; grand captain of host, O. A.
Crampton, or Tacoma; grand principal
sojourner, R. S. Nichols, of Seattle: grand
Royal Arch captain, F. B. West, of
ilount Vernon; grand master third vail,
JR. S. McCrosky, of Colfax; grand mas
ter eecond vail, H. Christ, of Vancouver;
grand master first vail. F. J. Elsensohn,
of Pomeroy; grand orator, M. C. Stone,
of Spokane; grand steward, M. M. Smith,
of Port Townsend; grand tyler, Robert
Cunningham, of Tekoa. The reports
chowed a total membership of 1400; net
gain during the year, 134; 13 died during
the past year; 122 were exalted; 53 affili
ated; 15 reinstated; 33 dimltted. Charters
were issued to new chapters at We
'natchee, Chehall6. Everett and Yakima.
ENTERTAINED BY NORTH YAKIMA.
Builder of Large Irrigation Canal
and a Xnmber of His Friends.
NORTH YAKIMA, Wash., June 8. The
business men of this city today enter
tained J. W. Cllse, of Seattle, and a num
ber of his friends, in celebration of the
completion of the Selah and Moxee canal,
in which Mr. Cllse Is the principal stock
holder. Visitors from Puget Sound were:
Mr. Cllse. S. P. Weston, Joseph Blethen,
I. A. Nadeau, Will H. Parry, C. R. Col
lins, of Seattle, and Thomas Cooper and
A. S. Dodwcll, of Tacoma.
The party spent the day driving over
the line of the canal and through other
portions of. the Yakima Valley. In the
evening a banquet was held at the Hotel
Yakima, at which 50 persons were present.
While riding. 4n -a carriage several miles
from town this afternoon. Will H. Parry,
of the Moran Bros. Company, of Seattle,
was thrown out and painfully injured.
One of the bones in his shoulder was frac
tured. said to Have salted ore.
Sampler and Montana MIneovrner
Charged "With Stealing $700(1.
EVERETT. Wash.. June S. Joseph
Rice, of this city, employed as ore samp
ler by the Puget Sound Reduction Com
pany, which has headquarters in New
York, with John D. Rockefeller at the
head. Is .under arrest on the charge of
collusion with a Montana mlneowner In
stealings, from two carloads of ore,
amounting to J7000. The ore was sampled
by Rice '-and paid for by the reduction
company on tfie basis of his estimate
The scheme worked was by salting a
low-grade ore to more than 10 times .its
worth. Rice declares his Innocence,
though failing to explain the transaction
He has been released onJlOpO bail. The
Montana mine-owner has not yet been
KIDNAPING CASE DISMISSED.
Mother Toole Son From Family Who
Had Him Six Years.
KALAMA, Wash., June 8. Mrs. Belle
Kellogg, -who lives two miles east of
Kalama, was arrested last night upon a
warrant swern out by T. L. Doak, charg
ing the defendant with kidnaping a 6-year-old
boy from his home In Seattle.
The facts seem to be as follows:
Six years ago Mr. and Mrs. Doak took
charge of Mrs. Kellogg's son, then l
month old, and have since had the cus
tody of the child. Two months ago Mrs.
Kellogg was granted a divorce from her
husband, ( and it was decreed that she
should have the custody of her child.
Last Wednesday Mrs. Kellogg went to Se
attle, where the Doak family and her boy
were living, and, finding the boy at
school, took charge of him and brought
him home with her, unknown to Mr. and
Mrs. Doak. On learning what had hap
pened, Mr. Doak came to this city and
swore out a warrant for ' the arrest of
Mrs. Kellogg. When Informed of the pro
visions In Mrs. Kelloecr's decree of di
vorce, granting her the custody, of the.
ohlld, the Prosecuting Attorney dismissed
the case, and mother and son returned
REINDEER VOYAGE ABANDONED.
Ofllcer Who In in Siberia to Secure
Animals May Starve to Death.
8HATTLE, -June 8. The annual voyage
of a" Government ship to Siberia after
reindeer, according to Dr. Sheldon Jack
son, who left for the north on the trans
port Warren today, has been abandoned
for the season. Lieutenant Berthoff, who
crossed Russia and Siberia last year to
gather a herd of deer,. will be left to get
along as best he can until a year from
the coming July. Dr. Jackson thinks
Berthoff may starve to death or perish
while waiting for a ship to take him oft.
He is likely to be left all alone, and to
his own personal efforts for subsistence
throughout next Winter, as there are few
natives where 'he will be. It will be im
possible to attempt to rescue him until
after next June, as the ice will permit no
approach to the coast.
CENTRALIA, Wash., June 8. Centralia,
has entered Into a contract with Hoss
Bros, to furnish power for the electric
light plant. The work of building the
necessary dam, etc., will be begun at
once. The dam will be located across the
Skookumchuck River, In the northern
part of town. The cost to the city will
be ?250 per month for five years. A 10
days' trial will be allowed before the
city is compelled to accept the contract.
Roiecrans to Go to Port Orchard.
TACOMA, June 8. The tug Fearless
leaves tomorrow with the transport Rose
crans In tow for the Puget Sound Naval
Station, at Port Orchard. The Govern
ment will begin Monday completing the
repairs to her. There Is a rUmor that
the bOIlermakers at the Haval station will
refuse to work on the Rosecrans. Em
ployes at the naval station are union
men, but have no grievance as to hours
Mnrder in the Second Degree.
SEATTLE, June S. Alexander Simpson
was this afternoon found guilty of mur--der
in the second degree. On March '20.
Simpson shot William Ross, near Kent,
a few miles south of this city, where
both men owned ranches. A quarrel over
estrayed sheep caused the shooting,
which Simpson admitted, but claimed Self
defense. . REUNION AND ENCAMPMENT. '
Programme for Meeting of G. A. R.,'
-W. H. C. and Veterans' Association.
FQREST JROVE,- Or., June 8 The pro
gramme of the annual reunion- of. .the
Washington County Veterans Associa
tion, and the 20th annual encampment of
the Department of Oregon, G. A. R., to
be held at this place June 22-28, Is as fol
lows: June 22 Forenoon, going into camp; af
ternoon, organization and reception; even
. June ""S-Grand union services o"f "the
cburches-of Forest Grove and vicinity at
the camp grounds. Rev. Dr. Kantnor,
of Salem, Or., and Rev. Dr. Rockwell and
Rev. Dr. Ghormley, of Portland will be
present and assist1 the local clergy at
these services. Forenoon, 10:30; afternoon,
2:30; evening, 7:30.
June 24 "Grange day." Forenoon, patri
otic exercises; afternoon, programme by
the State Grange; evening, campflre.
June 25 Oregon Pioneers' and Native
Sons and Daughters' day. Forenoon, re
ceiving and locating delegates and vis-,
ltors to the department G. A. R. and W.
R. C; afternoon, programme by the Ore
gon Pioneers and Native Sons nnd Daugh
ters; evening, reception of National and
state G. A. R. and W. R. C.
June 2G Knights of Pythias day. Fore
noon, grand street parade and reception
of school children of Washington Coun
ty; afternoon, presentation of "Damon
and Pythias" by local Knights of Pythias
lodge; evening, programme by Pacific
June 27 Governor's day. Forenoon, ad
dress by Rev. J. W. Spangler, subject:
"Twentieth Century American Citizen,"
and other exercises; afternoon, an ad
dress to the G. A. R. and W. R. C. by
Governor Geer; evening, programme by
the Woman's Relief Corp.
June 28 Commander-in-Chief day. Fore
noon, public Installation of the department
officers of the G. A. R. and W. R. C;
afternoon, address by Major Leo Rassleur,
commander-in-chief of the Grand Army
of the Republic; address by Mrs. Mary L.
Carr, National president of the Woman's
Relief Corps; evening, campflre.
All public exercises will be held on the
'grandstand at the camp grounds, and will
be free to everyone.
GILBERTS AND COSPER ONE.
Contention of Creditors in Suit
Against Suspended Salem Bank.
SALEM. June 8. W. M. Spoyd, M. I.
Jones and James Winstanley, Intervenors
and defendants, today filed a petition in
department No. 2 of the Circuit Court of
Marlon County, which Is an answer to
the complaint filed In the suit brought by
Tilmon Ford, as executor of the last will
and testament and estate of William Cos
per, deceased, against A. T. Gilbert, short
ly after the Gilbert Bros.' Bank suspend
Defendants deny that the copartnership
existing between Gilbert Bros, and x Wil
liam Cosper has been dlssdlved. and al
lege that Gilbert Bros, and William Cos
per were co-partners; that, defendants
are depositors in Gilbert Bros.' Bank to
the amount of.- about 57000; that Gilbert
Bros, are solvent, and that defendants and
all other creditors of said bapk and cred
itors of said firm, by the filing of the
complaint In this suit, have been deprived
of their legal remedy to enforce the col
lection of their just demands against said
bank nr.d firm, unless the same can be
presented in this cause and be adjudi
cated therein. They ask that Gilbert
Bros, and William Cosper be decreed co.
partners, doing a banking business In Sa
lem, Or., under the firm name and style,
of Gilbert Bros.; that they be adjudged
liable to these defendants, and that Til
mon Ford, as executor of the last will
and testament and estate of William Cos
per, be directed to pay defendants the
amounts due them from said bank.
WASHINGTON, June 8. Pensions have
been granted as follows:
Oregon Renewal, Myron S. Fuller, Sa
lem, ?6; Increase, Jackson Knotts, Mullno,
$12- Onlslmus M. Frlnk, Philomath, ?10;
original, David L. Allen, Klarfiath
Washington Increase, Alfred Martin,
Orting. $12; William McRlchm'ond, Che
wela, $8; Clark C. Starkweather, Seattle,
$24j Laughlln Camerbn, Port Angeles, $12;
original widows, Harriet C. Blair, Rock
Idaho Increase, Charles H. Hines,
Will Ask for Money for Strikers.
SAN FRANCISCO, June 8. In response
to an appeal from the striking iron
workers for financial aid, the San Fran
cisco Labor Council has resolved to ask
for contributions from all the local labor
organizations, state federations and the
American Federation of Labor. It Is es
timated that $10,000 a week will be needed
to sustain the men now out of employment.
PASSION PLAY BY INDIANS
FIVE HUNDRED SIWASHES PRE
Two Thousand Aborigines From All
Parts of Pacific Coast Were
VANCOUVER, B. C, June 8. The pre
sentation of the passion play, postponed
on account of the heavy rainfall, was be
gun this afternoon on the Indian reserva
tion at Chilllwack. Five hundred Siwash
Indians, representing 13 tribes, and speak
ing seven different dialects, were engaged
In presenting the play. The Indians in
cluded 2CSX) Aborigines from all parts of
the Pacific Coast, all wearing brilliantly
colored costumes. The solemnity of the
occasion was marked by the peculiarly
devotional demeanor of the Indians. Out
door altars had been erected on the res
ervation, the altars entering Into the cele
bration of the Impressive scenes in the
sacred procession. Four hours were oc
cupied In presenting the scenes of the life
and passion of the Master, and they were
portrayed by the simple- aborigines with
The passion play was a solepin culmina
tion of the week of pilgrimage to the new
Sacred Heart Church in Chilllwack. Pon
tifical high mass will be celebrated by
Bishop Dontenwlll tomorrow.
LATE MAJOR LOUIS S. TESSOX.
Chief Surgeon of the Department of
VANCOUVER BARRACKS, June 8.
Major Louis S. Tesson, Chief Surgeon of
the Department of the Columbia, who
died here yesterday, had served at all of
the Important Army posts In the United
States. He had been medical director of
Wmmv v ,;&mmm
Major Louis S.eJTesson.
this department since July, 1900. Dr.
Tesson was born In Missouri in 1S42, and
began bis career in the Army as Act
ing Assistant Surgeon In 1S64, serving with
the Army of the Tennessee. He had
charge of the smallpox hospital and gen
eral field hospital at Chattanooga. In 1S6S
he was ordered West, and served in Ne
braska, Kansas, Colorado, Texas and In
dian territory. A year later he was ap
pointed Post Surgeon at Fort Russell, and
from that time until 18S7, when he was
appointed Surgeon at 'Chicago, and later
on Post Surgeon at Waterwhlt Arsenal.
He served at a number of the frontier
posts, often seelna? difficult and dangerous
service. In July, 1000, he was sent to Van
couver Barracks, as Post Surgebn. In
October he was made Surgeon-General of
the department, and had served as such
until his death. The remains will befsent
to St. Louis, which place Major Tesson re
garded as his home.
Oregon Pioneer of IS0I4
MEDFORD. June 8. James McDonough,
aged 75 years, died at his home in Tolo.
of apoplexy, this morning. Mr. McDon
ough was an Oregon pioneer, having
come from Pittsburg, Pa., in 1831. Fu
neral services will be held at the resi
dence Monday afternoon. He leaves a
Wife and six children. VT
Mm. E. M. iinyes.
VANCOUVER, Wash., June 8. Mrs. E.
M. Hayes, wife of Albert Hayes, a well
known resident of this city, died here
yesterday from pneumonia. Deceased
was 51 years of age, and came here with
FUtST TRAIN ON THE WHITNEY EXTENSION OF THE SUMPTER VALLEY RAILROAD.
WHITtfET, June 7. The Whitney extension of the Sumpter Valley Railroad was opened for traffic Sunday. The above pic
ture was taken especially for The Oregonlan by Dr. J. H. Miller, of Baker City. The scene Is on a high bridge on a curve near
the eummlt of the Blue Mountains, on the Sumpter side of the divide. Some idea of the steepness of the grade can be obtained
by placing: a ruler square across the picture on a line with the rear platform of the third passenger coach. It will be noted
that tho top of the cab of the first engine Is about on a level with tho platform of the car. The scenery along this Ino of
the railroad Is the grandest, In many respects, in the West.
her husband from Michigan 10 years ago.
A husband and two children survive her.
The -funeral will take- place tomorrow
"from the Methodist Church.
Thoiuns O'Connor, Oregon Pioneer.
ASTORIA, Juno "8. Thomas O'Connor,
tho veteran Nehalem rancher, who wa3
brought to 'the hospjtal here yesterday,
died last night of pneumonia. His body
was taken to Gervais tonight for burinl
The deceased was born, in St. Louis, Mo.,.
In 1843, and In 1S50' crossed' the plains,
with his parentis, and settled in French
Prairie. .In 1S75 he moved ' to the Ne-.
halem 'iValley, where he had since resided.'
He leaves two sons and two daughters.
Pioneer , ot l Clark', C.onnty.
VANCOUVER, Wash., June 8. Mrs.
Myrtle Gibbon, a pioneer of Clark County,
died here today, aged 86 years. The fu-
jneral will take place Monday at Wash-
ougal, near which place
had lived for many years.
NEW OREGON CORPORATIONS.
Number of Portland Concerns la
List for Past Week.
SALEM, June 8. Articles of incorpora
tion were filed in the office of the Secre
tary of State this week as follows:
Columbia Investment Company No. 2,
Portland, $5000; Jacob Unger, Maria Un
ger, O. L. Warden; object, to deal In
wines, liquors and cigars.
The Beaver Logging Company, Port
land, $20,000; S. Benson, R. S. Ferrell,
G. W. Mayger.
Philippine Islands Match Company,
Portland, $10,000; A.Treve Jones, C. F.
Hallett. J. R. Stoddard.
St. Joe Mining Company, Sumpter,
$1,000,000; Anthony Mohr, L. E. Royse,
Puget Sound Gold Reclamation Com
pany, Portland, $5000: Alfred D. Bowen,
John M. Mann, H. K. Sargent.
Gray's Peak Gold Mining Company,
Ltd., Portland, $40,000; Ignatz Lowengart,
Fred H. Rothchlld, Thomas K. Mulr.
Robertson-"Manning Company, Portland,
$75,000; W. E. Robertson, E. R. Manning,
W. B. Peacock; object, to deal lnhard
'ware, lumber and machinery.
Sherman Trading Company, Moro, $20,
000; L. K. Moore, E. H. Modre, J. M. Don
ahue, E. Elcock; object, general merchan
dising. Eastern Oregon Oil -Company, The
Dalles, $7000; George T. Parr, N. Wheal
don, P. L. Kretzer.
Willamette Oil Company, Portland, $500,
000; W. J. Curtis, H. Nelson, H. K. Bar
gent. Rogue RIyer Valley Oil Company, Med-,
ford, $250,000; A. B. Bllton, J. A. Perry,
F. M. Stewart, G. H. Howland, T. E.
Lois Placer Mining Company, Portland,
$20,C00; Nathaniel M. Bain, Henry L. Ste
phenson, Ed W. Bingham.
Howell Ditch Company, Richland, Baker
County, $600; Charles Howell, T. M. Pearce,
Oregon Railroad & Coal Company, Hepp
ner. $500,000; Walter S. Lytle, David A.
Herren, Charles E. Redfleld, George Con
ser. Henry-Robertson Company, La Grande,
$7000; J. S. Henry, F. R. Robertson, Wil
Methodist Episcopal Church of Craw
fordsvllle, $700; George B. Gay, David F.
Robnett, Marion Shackleford.
Lone Star Lodge, No. 145, I. O. O. F.,
Clackamas. $700; Herman Noas, Mllo
Thompson, W. H. Counsell.
BOLD ATTEMPT AT HOLD-UP.
Three Men Stopped a Train in Brit
VANCOUVER, B. C, June 8. A special
from Eholt, B. C. tells of a bold at
tempt at hold-up. three men stopping a
Canadian Pacific mixed train on the up
grade near Summit Camp. As the train
swept round the curve on the approach
to the camp, three men suddenly ap
peared and signaled. The train came to
a standstill, whereupon the would-be ban
dits flourished revolvers, but luckily
there was a large crew' In the rear car,
and on their approach the intending rob
bers decamped. .This Is the first act of
the sort in the country, and on the train
arriving at Eholt an emergency train was
sent back over the line, and the place
scoured for traces of the robbers. Up to
the present nothing more has been heard
REPRESENTATIVE TONGUE LEAVES
Will Meet River anil Harbor Com
mittee at San Diego.
HILSBORO, Or., June 8. Representative
Tongue, accompanied by Mrs. Tongue and
their daughter, Mrs. A. E. Reames, of
Jacksonville, departed last evening for
California to meet the river arid harbor
committee, which la en route to the Pa
cific Coast. Representative Tongue will
meet "the party at San Diego. Mr.
Tongue stated upon departure that he
would "use every endeavor -to have tho
committee remain at least three days
looking over Oregon and the needs of Its
harbors and rivers. This will be one day
longer than contemplated. Mr. Tongue
will endeavor to have the party leave
for Puget Sound Sunday evening or Mon
day morning. Instead of Sunday morn
ing, aa Intended.
SLOT MACHINE LICENSES.
Aniorln Expects to Derive $1500 Ter
ASTORIA, Or., June 7. Since the nlckel-in-the-slct
machine license ordinance has
gone into effect, licenses have been col
lected from 35 machines, at the rate of
$7 50 per quarter. It Is fully expected
that at least 50 machines will pay" licenses
after July 1, which will mean an annual
income from this source of $1500 to the
City Will Not Canso Arrest.
The city authorities will not try to en
force the telephone license ordinance by
arresting the company's local employes,
as was at first contemplated. At the next
meeting of the Council the ordinance will
be amended to provide a penalty in place
of a fine for violations of its provisions,
so that a civil action can be commenced
in the Circuit Court to secure a judgment
for the amount of the license.
Rich Placer Strike.
BAKER CITY, June., 7. A rich strike
Was made in tho Poverty Hill placer mine
todays The property is owned ib'y'' Paul
. Cam and A. P. poos, the Sumpter .bank
er. Mr. Cam has gone to Salt Lake to
meet several men who are negotiating for
, the purcBaso of the mine.
1 You feel old. A single day seems Bum 1 ti 1
yourself through your work. Even night Gpv I X I
brings no rest, for you toss about, too I nM I ' I
tired to sleep. IikSI 1 r i
VT . . .- rt IT H!lBZ3Ei!IH H W
once. Put your blood in better condition.
Build up your nerves.
Take a bottle or two of thp only Compound Concen
trated Extract of Sarsaparilla you can buy that's Ayer's.
Ayer's Sarsaparilla, makes old blood young.
'I want to tell you of the good your Sarsaparilla has done for me. I was so poorljr
" that I could hardly get about to do my housework. After taking two bottles of the '
Sarsaparilla I now feel well, have a good appetite, can do all my Work, and sleep good )
at night." Mrs. N. S. Swinney, Princeton, Mo.
TERRIBLE FATE OF BOY
BURNED TO DEATH THROUGH
Attendant Threvf Match Into Alco
hol Bnth, and Then Became
BERKELEY, Cal., June S. Vlrt Allen,
a 9-year-old deaf mute, burned to death
today at the State Institute for the Deaf,
Dumb and Blind. The boy was being
bathed In an alcohol bath by George
Hoffman, an attendant. Hoffman lighted
a cigarette and threw the match In the
alcohol, which Immediately took fire. The
boy attempted to jump from the tub sev
eral times, but fell back Into the burning
liquid. Hoffman lost his presence of mind
and rendered no assistance to the burning
boy. who finally, after a supreme effort,
flqng himself from the tub and ran shriek
ing into a hall, where he was caught by
attendants. He was so badly burned
that the flesh dropped from his bones.
His death ensued In a few hours. Hoff
man has been placed under arrest on the
charge of criminal carelessness.
FORT COLUMBIA WORK.
Contract In xLet, Portlnnil Firm
Will Probably Get It. '
WASHINGTON, June 8. The Quarter-
master-General today received the bids
for construction of the barracks author
ized at Fort Columbia, but as yet no
award has been made. There is every
indication that the bid of Spoele & Rob
inson, of Portland, the lowest received.
Will be accepted Monday, as this firm has
been found to be of excellent standing
and thoroughly reliable. In point of fact,
all bids received were considered high
and exceed the appropriation. Whether
or not the contract Is awarded depends
upop. whether the Secretary of War will
authorize the expenditure of the sum
necessary In, advance of the funds now
available for this building.
CHINESE LEADER ARRESTED.
Washington Officials Convinced He
Obtained Pnssport by Fraud.
SAN FRANCISCO, June 8 Su Shih
Chin, the Chinese reform leader against
1 whose landing Minister Wu and Consul-
a year. Hour aftr hour, from SS!1 I
till night you can hardly drag lESill 1) I
ot ail tins ( impure ii '
A?k your doctor what he thinks of Ayer's Sarsaparilla. The probability
h he has prescribed it a great many times and knows just what it will do.
Then ask him if he does not think it is precisely the medicine you need thij
spring. J. C. AYER CO., Lowell, Mass.
General Ho Yow had filed a protest on
the ground that Su had obtained by fraud
the passport and other credentials upon
which he was allowed to land, has been
arrested on an order from Washington,
and placed In the detention shed at the
Consul Ho Yow said today that Su was
landed as an accredited official of the
Chinese Empire, when in fact he was
one of the leaders of the revolutionary
party, which asserts that Its purpose is
to replace the Emperor, Kwang Hsu,
upon the throne. He obtained his pass
port by representing himself to be an
official of the Chinese Government. He
must now prove his right to be landed as
a tourist or a student.
Instructions From Washington.
ivAK!TTTvr"rnv t, sThP. Tronstirv
lector of Customs at San Francisco, in
structing him to operate with the Chi
ncsc Consul-General there In the latter's
effort to capture Su Shin Chin, and to
tak proper measures for his deportation
to China. The Chinaman was arrested In
San Francisco about a week ago, and was
permitted to land at the request of Min
ister Wu, who Informed the Treasury De
partment, through the State Department,
that he, in connection with two other Chi
namen, came to the United States on
business for the Chinese Gc eminent. Wu
later discovered that Su Chlh Chin was
not here on ottlcial business, and today
called at the Treasury Department tlfat
he might withdraw his Indorsement of the
man. The Chinese Con.suI-General wired
Minister Wu that Su Chlh Chin Is in San
Francisco, and offered to co-operate with
the United States officials in apprehend
ing him. While at the department, Min
ister Wu strongly objected to the Chinese
exclusion act, claiming that every China
man seeking admission to this country is
entitled to trial in a court of justice.
FINE BUILDING FOR PENDLETON.
City, Commercial Association nnd Y.
M. C. A. Back of It.
PENDLETON, June 8. The City Coun
cil of Pendleton, the Commercial Asso
ciation and tho Y. M. C. A. will Join
In the erection of a fine building, to be
used by the city as a town hall, by the
association for clubrooms, and by the
Y. M. C. A. for the usual purposes of
that organization. The Y. M, C. A. has
$5350 subscribed towards a building.
Will Celebrate July 4.
Pendleton last night decided to celebrate
the Fourth of July. It Is probable that a
baseball tournament of three days will bo
the chief feature. Six hundred dollars
has been raised by the saloon men and
other business men will subscribe twice
as much more.
Sentenced to Penitentiary.
Charles W. Hendryx was sent to the
penitentiary yesterday for obtaining
money under false pretenses from T. W.
Ayres, Jr., being sentenced for two years.
Hendry came to Pendleton early in tho
Summer and was known as an expert
baseball player. He drew a check on a
local bank with which he had no ac
count. Cheesexnnker Lookinpr for Location.
An expert cheesemaker from Minnesota
desires a location In Eastern Oregon, and
the matter is being looked Up here
through the Industrial department of tho
O. R. & N. Co. The task of attendins to
the preliminary details has been given
to the Commercial Association of this
FOR BLKS CARNIVAL.
Sir Thousand Indians to Be Gath
ered at Tncoma.
TACOMA, June 8. The largest and most
representative gathering of Vidians ever
held In the Northwest will be a feature of
the Elks' Carnival to be held In Tacoma
In August. Representatives from 30 In
dian tribes, scattered over the territory
between Alaska and California and west
of the Dakotas, are to be here. Prac
tically all of the famous Indian chiefs who
participated in the bloody fights of the
earlier days will attend, and they are to
bring their famous warriors. Efforts are
now being made to secure the Indians who
are rendering the Passion Play In B"rlt
lsh Columbia. An Indian village will bo
constructed and inhabited by C000 of the
red men. Buildings for the ghost, sun and
other dances are being built or will be
transported In pieces, from thetr old sites.
The Indians will be given a big potlach
Cold Spell Has Not Hurt Fruit.
FOREST GROVE, Or., June 8. "Fruit
in this section has not suffered from the
late cold weather." said Nicholas Wlberg,
a prominent fruitgrower near here, today.
Mr. Wlberg says unless somo of the fruit
on his prune trees Is removed, the trees
will break when the fruit begins to ripen.
Apples and pears promise well, and this
. . X BnBSiSIH m H
section will certainly have above an av
erage fruit crop.
Will Build New Boot.
ASTORIA, Or.. June 8 Captain W. w.
Babbidge awarded a contract today to
Richard Leathers for the building of a
new jsteamer The dimensions of the boat
will be: Length, 75 feet; beam. 17 feet:
depth of hold, 6 feet. The contract calls
for the boat to be finished by August 15.
The engines have been ordered from New
York, and the boiler will be built by the
Astoria Iron Works.
Received nt the Penitentiary.
SALEM, June 8. Richard Stevens was
today received at the penitentiary from
1 Umatilla County, to serve a term of 18
' mtmths for the larceny of a gelding; ahuj
- Hendricks, from the t same
county, to serve two years for obtain
ing money under false pretenses.
Taken Under Advisement.
SALEM. June S. The motion to strike
out parts of the complaint filed in the
action of the City of Salem vs. F. R.
Ronson and the Fidelity & Trust Com
pany, of Maryland, was argued before
Judge Burnett today, and taken under
Hon. John F. Cnples Will Speak.
VANCOUVER, Wash., June 8. At the
request of friends in this city, Hon. John
F. Caples, ex-United States Consul to
Chile, will lecture on tho South American
Republic at the Methodist Church Mon
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