The Sunday Oregonian. (Portland, Ore.) 1881-current, October 20, 1907, Page 6, Image 6

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Tells Filipinos He Will Prob
ably Be Private Citizen
in Two Years.
Pledges Aid of Government In Pro
moting Islands' Prosperity He
and Governor Have Harmless
Experience With Runaway.
MANILA, Oct. 19. At a banquet given
In his honor In this city tonight. Secretary
of War W. H. Taft made a most sig
nificant statement. He was referring to
the fact that he had already visited the
Philippines three times and In expressing
his Intention to come here again, he said:
"I hope In another two year sto visit
Manila again, but then I probably will
come as a private citizen.'-
The significance of Mr. Taft's remarks
In relation to the chances of his nomina
tion for the Presidency next year, did not
seem to strike his audience. The Secre
tary's speech was received with much
enthusiasm by the representatives of the
Filipinos present, when he declared the
Government was anxious and ready to
help the business prosperity of the Is
lands. Mr. Taft devoted today to an inspection
of the schools of Manila.
Taft and Smith In Runaway.
"While returning from Fort McKlnley
last night the horses attached to the car
riage in which were Mr. Taft and Governor-General
Smith ran away. A de
tective who was on the box took the reins
from the hands of the driver, but he was
not able to bring the horses to a stand
still. He succeeded, however. In driving
them Into a ditch and thus stopped the
carriage. Neither occupants nor horses
were hurt. There Is no official pro
gramme for tomorrow, and the Secretary
consequently will have a free day.
The first Joint resolution of the Philip
pine Assembly was passed today. It was
addressed to the American people through
President Roosevelt, and conveyed the
thanks of the Filipinos for the boon of
having an assembly.
Johnson and Culberson Will Not
Run if He Does.
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 19. A special to
the Bulletin from "Washington says that
within Blx weeks "William J. Bryan will
make formal announcement as to his de
termination regarding the Presidential
nomination. His confidential friends have
felt authorized to make this statement
and assign the reasons for It. "Whether
Mr. Bryan will make his attitude known
through a letter to a supporter or through
a public speech cannot be stated.
Should Mr. Bryan decide to run, the Mitfc
nesota delegation will not present the
name of Its Governor. Senator Culberson,
of Texas, Is another who 'will not permit
the use of his name before the convention,
should Mr. Bryan Indicate a willingness
to accept the nomination. In view of
these facts It Is explained that Bryan Is
convinced he must speak out before the
temocrats can seriously consider choos
ing a candidate.
Everything In Democratlo political cir
cles has been blocked for months. No
progress can be made In urging any candi
date for the nomination, and It would be
Intolerable for the Democrats to be com--pelled
to start Into an Important session
of Congress without knowing whither
they were drifting.
It Is believed, of course, that Mr. Bryan
will announce his willingness to accept a
nomination. Even this would place the
party in a far better position than to leave
the leaders all at sea.
Commissioner Balllnger Holds Com
muters Strictly to Law in
Making Entry.
ington, Oct. 19. The following impor
tant announcement was made today by
Land Commissioner Ballinger:
"By circular instructions Just Issued
the Commissioner of the General Land
Office, with the approval of the Sec
retary of the Interior, has advised all
local land offices of a change In the
ruling with regard to homestead en
tries commuted to cash under the
commutation clause of the homestead
laws. It was believed that under the
old construction of the commutation
provision, which recognized .constfuc
tive residence, persons desiring to se
cure public land for speculative pur
poses were furnished with Inducements
and facilities not found under other
land laws, and that a large percentage
of the homestead entries commuted to
cash were. In their first Inception,
made for the purpose only of securing
title to the land and not with the
view of obtaining a homestead for
the sole use and benefit of the entry
men, which wa,s the primary object of
the homestead law.
"By ruling Just announced, no com
mutation proof offered under a home
stead entry made on or before Novem
ber 1, 1907, will be accepted unless
such proof shows that the entryman
has. In good faith, actually resided
upon and cultivated the land embraced
within his entry for the full period
of fourteen months, thus doing away
with the constructive residence period
heretofore recognized.
"The ruling Just announced, how
ever, will not1 affect homestead en
tries made previous to November 1,
and commuted to cash if, when proof
Is made. It Is satisfactorily shown that
the entryman established actual resi
dence on the land embraced within his
entry within six months from date of
entry. In which cose he may be cred
ited with constructive residence from
date of entry, but in this connection
the entryman must show that his resi
dence, once established, was main
tained In good faith for such period
an, when added to period of construc
tive residence, will equal the full pe
riod of 14 months' residence required
under the commutation clause of the
homestead act. Commutation proofs
will not be accepted when they fall to
how that the required residence and
cultivation was continued to the date
on which application to make final
proof was filed In the local Land Office.
"It Is the belief of the Commission
er of the Land Office that strict con
struction of this rule will reduce spec
ulation in thia class of entries and re
serve for the bona tide home-builder
land suitable for agricultural pur
"War Department Not Hard on Of
ficers Who Can't Ride.
ington, Oct. 19. The War Department will
probably amend the orders Issued by
General Greely, governing the practice
ride of officers of the department of the
Columbia so as to make them conform
to orders observed elsewhere. The de
partment will only require officers to be
examined by service surgeons before and
after the ride.
The Secretary of War has authorized
the erection of a gymnasium at Ft. Casey,
Wash., to cost approximately $20,000.
Oregonlans at Capital.'
ington. Oct. 19. H. H. Gllfry. chief clerk
of the United States Senate, left for his
home In Portland today.
W. P. ' Turner, of Portland, printing
clerk of the Senate, left yesterday.
Max Pracht, of- Oregon, goes home on
a business trip tomorrow. He contem
plates leaving the Government service
and going Into the hotel business.
Former Gold-Digging Companion
Complains of Poet's Dislike
for Labor.
SAN FRANCISCO. Oct. 19.-(Speclal.
Announcement of the death of. George P.
Covert, Intimate friend of Joaquin Miller,
the "Poet of the Sierras." brought to his
nephew in this city the first news of him
that any members of his family had re
ceived since he left New York for the
California gold fields. In 1848. Covert's
demise was reported -.from Shasta County
on October 7. After an Investigation
George H. Covert, head of a firm of
haberdashers in this city, is satisfied that
the Shasta miner was his uncle.
"During the gold fever- In "49," said
Covert, "our family was living In New
York. Uncle George came Into the house
with a pick and shovel one day and an
nounced that he was going to California
to dig for gold. That was the last we
heard of him."
George P. Covert and Joaquin Miller
mined together at Middletown in the gold
days and Covert often complained that
the greater share of the work fell upon
him, as Miller spent most of his time
reading in his bunk. It was In recollec
tion of these days that Covert, when
fame had lifted his erstwhile cabin mate
to lofty heights, announced to Shasta
County and the world in general that
Miller was the laziest man he had ever
met. Covert died at the age of 86 years.
Like Other Roads, Company Doesn't
Tell of Oregon Business Alone.
SALEM, Or., Oct. 19. (Special.)
The Southern Pacific Company today
filed Its annual report In the office of
the Railroad Commission. Like most
of the reports of Interstate roads, the
document does not show separately the
business done In Oregon. A brief sum
mary of the more Important statistics
Capital stock:
Common ...J197.S49.258.64
Preferred 39,569,700.00
Bonds 39,329,500.00
Miles of road:
Oregon 66S.17
Whole system .5493.50
Gross earnings from operation:
Freight $ 60.682.730.84
Passenger 30,156,291.83
Otner sources 1,575,271.22
Total $82,414,293.90
Operating expenses "... 49,038,939.76
Income from operation .... $33,375,354.14
Income from other sources .., 19,571,043.51
Total $52,946,397.65
Deductions from Income, being
interest, taxes, rents, perma
nent improvements, etc 35,489,087.99
Net Income ..' $17,457,309.66
Dividends, 5 on common and
7 per cent on preferred stock $13,156,965.07
Surplus for year ending June
30, 1907 $4,300,344.69
Surplus June 30, 1906 16,701,033.57
Additions for year 1,205,207.78
Surplus June 30, 1907 $22,206,585.94
Bonds owned $33,976,536.56
Stocks owned .. 267,240.969.76
" Total $301,217,606.32
The company also reports the pay
ment of $1,410,000 par value of the
capital stock of the Corvallls & East
ern, and $1,410,000, par value of first
mortgage bonds of the same company.
A summary of the annual report of
the Coos Bay, Rose-burg & Eastern
Railroad & Navigation Company, Is as
Capital stock ....$2,000,000
Bonded debt 625,000
Miles of road 29.53
Gross earnings from operation... $141,576. 43
Operating expenses lio.729.01
Income from operation ....$ 30,847.42
Other income 55.47
Total Income 30,902.89
Interest paid 37,500,00
Taxes paid 5.649.30
Deficit for year 12,246 41
Deficit June 30. 1907 21,621.41
Tacoma Woman Slips From Home
and Marries in Chicago. .
TACOMA, Wash., Oct. 19. (Special.)
Miss Mallssa Klrtley, who has been
living a quiet life In Tacoma. left her
home and friends a few days ago
without giving them any intimation as
to where she was going or when she
would come back. Word was received
today that she has been married to W.
H. McKInnon, of Dayton, O., a sweet
heart for years.
Why they never married before, they
refused to disclose, but a dispatch from
Dayton announces that the two met
In Chicago after a separation of 40
years and were made one, after which
they went to Dayton to make that
city their home.
Wireless From Steamer President.
NORTH BEND, Wash., Oct. 19. (Spe
cial.) The steamer President, with 800
passengers aboard, bound from Nome to
Seattle, reports by wireless an unevent
ful trip.
The President left Nome Monday and
is now 800 miles northwest of Vancouver,
and expects to arrive In Seattle Tuesday
Sweeny Disposes of Buffalo
Hump to Guggenheims.
DEAL INVOLVES $8,000,000
Denver Capitalists Secure All Water
Rights and Propose to Build
Railroad Up the Salmon
River to the Mines.
SPOKANE, Oct. 19. (Special.) A
gigantic mining deal, said to Involve
an expenditure of at least $8,000,000,
has Just been consummated, it is stat
ed, whereby Charles Sweeny, the Spo
kane millionaire, has sold to the Gug
genheim Interests the famous Big Buf-
-f' ... --1
The Late "W. II. Biggs.
elected a member of the Ore
gon Legislature In 1888, and was aafterwards appointed by Governor
Pennoyer a member of the Railroad Commission. The town of Biggs, the
terminus of the Columbia Southern Railway, was named after him, as a
compliment to his successful efforts in securing the passage of a
bill in the Legislature compelling railroads to place sidings where
During the whole course of his busy and eventful life, Mr. Biggs
remained a stanch . Democrat, but, locally, all political parties
claimed him as their friend. He eras a very enthusiastic admirer and
advocate of President Roosevelt In all the years no one ever
smirched his reputation for absolute honesty. It was his rugged In
tegrity and the faith he commanded from other men that gave him
his standing In the community. Everyone trusted W. H". Biggs and he
never broke his word. He hated sham. Mr. Biggs was united In mar
riage to Martha E. Ellis in Missouri in 1859. The death of Mrs. Biggs
occurred December 24, 1905. John Biggs, a brother, and the only sur
viving member of the family, came from Missouri to comfort him in
his last hours.
falo mine In the Buffalo Hump district
in Central Idaho. The deaf Includes
not only the famous Big Buffalo group,
but also the Vesuvius mine, near Cal
lendar, and a number of other claims,
giving the Guggenheims control over
a. total of 68 claims in the Hump
camp, as well as all of the valuable
water rights which Mr. Sweeny has
held in that camp for some years.
The plans of the Guggenheims are
stated to Include a railroad up the
Salmon river to Fish Lake gulch, up
Fish lake past the town . of . Calen
dar and the Crackerjack mine to the
From the Vesuvius a huge tunnel is
to be bored through the hill, gaining
a depth of 1400 feet below the Big
Buffalo, which lies high on the hill,
and a depth of 2300 feet below the
top of the mountain known as "Buf
falo Hump."
The Guggenheims are reported to have
paid $3,000,000 for the control of the Big
Buffalo Company, which also owns the
Vesuvius mine. The company itt capital
ized for $5,000,000, and the Guggenheims
are said to have paid par value for the
control of the stock. In spite of the fact
that the mine has been closed down for
many years.
The Big Buffalo was discovered in 1S98
and purchased by Mr. Sweeny and asso
ciates for $550,000. The deal, it is under
stood, was closed after the Guggenheims
sent an expert to examine the Big Buffalo.
He, finding, the ore body at the 65-foot
level to be more than 50 feet wide and
enormously rich In sulphide ore, Is stated
to have reported favorably on the prop
Father of Young Lockman, Suppos
edly Murdered, Goes to Spokane.
MARSHFIELD, Or.,x Oct: 19. (Special.)
Mr. and Mrs. John Lockman, parents
of John Lockman, Jr., who Is supposed
to have been the victim of a man who
confessed to e murder in a note left In a
Spokane saloon, have so far learned noth
ing of their son.
The last time he was heard from, the
boy was In Butte,- Mont, and as ho is
known - to have left that place, it Is
feared by the parents that he was
killed. The fact that the making publlo
of the alleged confession has brought
no word from the boy confirms their
belief. Mr. Lockman will leave on the
next trip of the .Breakwater ' for Port
land and will go to Spokane to assist In
solving the mystery. The family is well
connected and highly respected here.
Building Activity Greatly Stimulat
ed by Reduction in Price.
TACOMA, Wash., Oct 19. (Special.)
Lumber has declined in prices until
common dimensions stuff can now be
purchased from the mills In Tacoma at
$13 and $14 a thousand, this being $3
and $4 below the figures quoted at
the first of the year. The weakening
of the lumber market has stimulated
building In the city and the lumber
mills making a specialty of local trade
report business was never better.
This decline In the lumber market
Is due to a falling off In the price of
Man In Jail Gets It .After Judge
Chadwick Draws Money.
COLFAX, Wash., Oct. 19,-(Speclal.)
The Stephen Chadwick now In Jail in
Tacoma, who is in possession of the state
warrant Issued to Judge Stephen J. Chad
wick, of Coy ax, obtained, the warrant
after it had been cashed at Colfax, stated
Judge Chadwick today.
Judge Chadwick said that he cashed his
September state warrant. No. 22,081, for
$125, on October 8, at the Colfax Na
tional Bank. This bank forwarded the
warrant to the Capitol Bank of Olympia,
The Olympia Bank would not miss the
warrant yet, as the banks check up at
the end of each month. The warrant
left the Colfax bank October 9 for
J. T. Gear Unsuccessful in Effort to
Get Rid of Father-in-Law.
TACOMA. Wash., Oct. 19. Benjamin
Avery, a man whose children sought to
send him to the asylum for Insanity,
made a pathetic appeal to the Jury, and
was declared sane. It was a pitiful
case. Avery is tottering with age. his
son-in-law, J. T. Gear, cashier of the
South Tacoma Bank, led in an effort
to consign the old man to the asylum.
His wife and all his children Joined
against him, and court officials and
spectators wore In tears as Avery told
his story of woes.
New Oddfellows' Lodge.
EUGENE. Or., Oot. 19. (Special.)
The special train chartered by the
Spencer Butte Lodge No. 8, I. O. O. F..
carrying 100 enthuslastlo Oddfellows,
WASCO. Or., Oct. 19. (Spe
cial.) The funeral of Hon.
W. H. Biggs yesterday was the
most largely attended ever held
in Sherman County. Mr. Biggs
was a retired farmer and ex
tensive land owner of 'Sherman
County. He was born In Bel
mont County, Ohio, May 13,
1881. When 19 years old in
1850 he crossed the plains with
an ox train to California; after
wards returned to Miss o4u r 1
and subsequently engaged in the
commission and forwarding
business on the Mississippi
River, and-'later was a captain
and pilot on Mississippi River
In February, 1880, he came to
Sherman County and secured
land where Wasco Is now built.
He . was a member of the City
Council, and locally Is known
and revered as the "Father of
Wasco." Mr. Biggs had more
than a local reputation; he was
receiver of the land office at
The Dalles for four years; was
returned fromMarcola this morning at
about B o'clock, after Instituting there
Mohawk Lodge, No. 200. The new
lodge consisted of six charter members
and 47 initiations, making a total of
6S, which is the largest membership
that any lodge in this district has had
in the beginning.
O. A. O. Has Strong Band.
Corvallls, Or., Oct. 19. (Special.) This
year's cadet regiment band Is to be the
banner organization of Its kind In the
history of the college. It already num
bers 82 pieces, and several other mu
sicians are to enter college with.n a few
weeks. The leader is Professor Harry
Beard, formerly of the well-known Reform
School band, who Is also a member of
the college faculty. The band organiza
tion is a required part of the military de
partment, made obligatory by Congress.
Members of the band, though attached to
the cadet regiment, do not have to do
other military drill. The band begins work
this year under peculiarly favorable cir
cumstances, with every section of the
Instrumentation well balanced. It Is said
by musicians to be perhaps the best ama
teur band In the state. There is an hour
of practice every day! and a voluntary
two hours' practice every Saturday. The
organization renders the music at all ath
letic contests, regimental drills, and at
many of the functions incident to college
White Man Cleared of Blame.
LEWISTON, Idaho, Oct. 19. (Spe
cial.) The coroner's Jury at Culdesac,
called to Inquire Into the death of
Matthew Wolfe, the Nez Perce Indian
found dead in a barn near Culdesac
Tuesday, rendered a verdict exonerat
ing George Paine, the white man ap
prehended for the alleged crime, and
decided that the deceased came to his
death from carbolic acid taken unin
tentionally. Pheasant Preserves in Linn.
ALBANY. Or.. Oct. 19. (Special.)
Farms in the vicinity of Albany where
absolutely no hunting has been al
lowed this Beason have become virtual
ly pheasant preserves. A large number
of farmers banded together this year
to prevent trespassing, and on a few
farms no hunting at all .has been al
lowed. -
Caffeine in coffee is such
a direct poison to the nerve
centers of many highly or
ganized people that it pro
duces all sorts of disorders,
from stomach and bowel
troubles, palpitation of the
heart, kidney affections, etc.,
up to more intricate nervous
troubles, such as paralysis.
The way to keep well is to
leave off coffee and use Post
um, which is a direct rebuild
er of the nerve centers.
"There's a Reason." Sure
and well denned improve
ment in health will follow
this course, as can easily be
proven by any person who
values health enough to
make a trial -
Blind Socialist Alleges False Arrest
and Imprisonment Jail Floor
Too Dirty to Lie Upon.
SEATTLE. Wash., Oct. 19. (Special.)
James B. Osborne, the blind socialist ora
tor, today asked the United States Dis
trict Court to award him a Judgment of
$20,000 against Mayor William Hickman
Moore and Chief of Police Charles W.
Wappenstein. Arrests inspired by mali
cious motives and unlawful detention In
prison are the grounds on which the ac
tion Is brought.
On September 3, 9, 19 and 23, Osborne
alleges that he was arrested .without au
thority, by force and violence, and, de
tained in prison In each Instance for one
day. Alleging that he was caused great
mental distress, loss of time, physical dis
comfort and expense and Injury to his
reputation and business, he demands a
Judgment of $5000 on each count
Osborne recites in his complaint that
he obtains his living by teaching and
speaking upon economics. The charge of
obstructing the streets was preferred
against him In each of the four counts
he mentions. In another suit he asks
$20,000 damages from the city because he
was compelled to stand on his feet In
the city Jail for 18 hours, as the floor was
too filthy to He upon.
Wife Sells His Property, Leaves Him
and Joins Mrs. Tlngley.
SEATTLE, Wash., Oct 19. (Spe
cial.) Alleging that his wife had
sold $50,000 worth of his property,
deserted him and squandered the money
m a Theosophical propaganda, Henry
Marschnedt this morning obtained a
divorce from Mamie Marschnedt. He
testified that he married Mamie A.
Barrows in Brooklyn, N. Y., September
29. 1893. He said that about 1897 his
wife became converted to Theosophy,
and one of her articles of faith was
that she should not live with a man.
At that time, he told the court, he had
80 acres Of land within 45 minutes'
ride of New, York City, acquired be
fore he was married, but standing In
her name. "Without my knowing, she
Bold this and left me," Marschnedt said.
"She went to the School of Theosophy
conducted by Catherine Tlngley, the
head of the sect, at San Diego, Cal., and
spent the money there. I heard later
that she and Mrs. Tlngley had fallen
out and that Mrs. Marschnedt Is not In
San Diego any more." '
Marschnedt is a chemist He has lived
here three years.
Pacific University, Forest Grove, Or.
James Richard Word, a Junior, front Kelso,
Wash., has been elected president of the
student body.
Oregon City, Or.. John tV. Gorman has
filed a suit for divorce axatnst Emma Gor
man, to whom he was married June 20, 1000.
He alleges desertion.
Dayton, Wash. William Newby, charged
with stealing a colt from John Thompson,
was yesterday bound over to the Superior
Court under $600 bonds.
Roseburg, Or. Harvey Martin, arrested for
safe-cracking at Glendale. and who tried to.
break Jail last week, has been found guilty
and will be sentenced Monday.
Oregon City, . Or. Claude Turrell, principal
of the. Eeatham building, in the department
of publlo schools, has resigned, and his suc
cessor has not yet been chosen.
Albany, Or. Mayor Wallace has vetoed the
ordinance whereby 88 fire hydrants were to be
Installed by the Willamette Valley Company,
at a cost of $1200 a year lor 10 years.
Carlton. Or. The 2oth annual session of
the Yamhill County Sunday School Associa
tion began at this place Friday morning, with
an attendance of 90 delegates. The reports
show that there are 02 Sunday schools In the
Dayton, Wash. Cltlrens' tioket for city
election: Mayor, R. L. Nottingham. Treas
urer, George Jackson; Attorney, E. W.
Clarke; Clerk. R. O. Dyer; Councllmen, H.
A. Keppler, L. M. Vance, J. A. Mulrhead, G.
F. Jackson.
Albany, Or. Because the teacher Is 1U with
the measles, the school children of District
No. 11. near Shelburn, are enjoying a vaca
tion. When Miss Grace Layton. of Lscomb,
the teacher, became ill, it was impossible to
secure a substitute.
Ropeburg, Or. J. A Fruit, J. A. McLeod
snd William Splker, of Glendale, and I. W.
Crosby, of Riddle, each paid a fine of $50 In
the Circuit Court yesterday for operating slot
machines. This enriched the school fund $200,
making the total slot machine fines $050 for
the term, with more to follow.
The Dalles, Or. George Casey, alleged
leader of a boxcar thief gang, with a record
from the Atlantic, to the Pacific, was ar
rested here this morning by Detective B. B.
Wood, of the O. R & X. Casey has a record
of many years spent in various penitentiaries
in this country. He is about 40 years of age.
The Dalles. Or. John Julian, who died
here Wednesday, came to The Dalles from
Ohio In 1S9T. He was born In 1627 at Adl
son, Champaign County. O., and was a Civil
War veteran. He was father of six chlldTen
Irvln F. Julian, of Portland; Mrs. Lizzie Val
des. of Indianapolis, Ind. ; Mrs. Laura Car
ruthers, now dead ; Mrs. Charles Lambert,
of Stockton, Cal: Charles Julian, of Memphis,
Tenn. ; Mrs. Mary Mercer, of The Dalles.
Hotel Portland A. Kuttman, Chicago; S.
Lessler, New York; M. Marcus, Chicago;
C. Warhurton. Philadelphia; D. B. Begg.
New York; N. J. Blagen, Hoqulam; B. P.
Brennen, Vancouver; C. A. Knight and wife,
Hyde Park; J. Durney and wife, San Fran
cisco; W. D. Wood. Seattle; F. A. Barker,
Chicago; F. H. Hlllard, Spokane; H.
Hannon. Chicago; U. R. Geneton, L. Jones.
St. Louis; R. S. Garvin and wife, Mrs. O.
Hager, San Francisoo; H. M. Andrews. R.
O. Bailey, New York; J. F. JefTery. M.A.
Cohen, J. Meehan, New York: H. Frank.
H. Meldrum. New York; A. M. Stoneman.
Rochester; C. F. Henshaw. Chicago; D. D.
Sumpter, San Francisco; R. c. Smith. Chi
cago: Mrs. W. Sanbury. Mrs; T. B. Otis,
St. Paul; G. B. Gellott, Chicago: R. D.
Guinn and wife. San Francisco: B. Marx.
St. Paul; Mrs. D. P. Mason, Albany; Miss
L. Mason, Albany; R. S. Johnson. E. M.
Elmer, New York; Mrs. J. W. Shumate. K.
Shumate, Eugene; B. B. Xorris, San Fran
cisco; B. Gorman and wife. D. Carnler,
San Francisco; C. Stlnchfleld, D. C. Whit
ney, Detroit; J. R. Potter. Philadelphia; W.
V. Culberson and wife, San Francisco; A. J.
Reynolds. Blston; S. Rosensteln, Chicago;
J. W. Smith and wife. Los Angeles; H. L.
Davis, Englewood; J. Batrd. Minneapolis;
Mrs. R. Wingate, Miss Wlngate, Tacoma;
F. A. Mabee, H. C. Stelfel. R. W. Mauplnton,
St. Iouis; J. Meyersteln, L. D. Goff. New
York; A. S. Rose, Detroit; W. W. Powell,
Tacoma; O. Hayter, Dallas; o. F. Nevlns
Albany; H. V. Dolph, city: J. Harris, San
Francisco; T. Mansfield, L. Flaton, New
York; G. Hays and wife. Miss Mays. Lon
don; P. Newman, Stillwater; D. P. Dough
erty. J. R. Gray, J. E. Erwln. J. B. Shols,
St. John; J. Andrews, G. Banks, Seattle; R.
Smith, New York; Capt. J. F. Mcintosh. U.
S. A.; Mrs. Mcintosh. New Orleans; D. H.
Avery, Chicago; E. M. Greenway, San
Francisco: A. C. Burrel and wife. Boston:
C. F. Morris, Colorado; A. J. Taylor, As
toria; B. T. Morgan, Seattle; W. H. Schutt
and wife, Minneapolis; C. W. Hall. New
The Oregon M. G. Kyle and sons. J. B.
Jones, A. M. Thomas. J. J. Keith. Seattle;
John Bartholomew, New York; P. Schlls
inger. Collge; A. J. .Warner, San Francisco;
L Epstein, Chicago; F. Nixon, New York;
W. S. Noud, TJ. S. A. ; B. T. Van de Carr.
Astoria; G. W. Griffin and wife, F. H.
Scott, Eugene; E. Stanton, St. Paul; M.
Roeenburg, .J. A. Maglnnls, New York: W.
W. Wlleon andlwef, Spokane; C. E. Elliott
and wife. Milwaukee; H. H. Manny and
wife. Seattle: A. E. Denlson, Springfield;
T. J. Lane, St. Paul; Mrs. C. S.- Myers, B.
A. Myers, Los Angeles; A. C. Burdick.
Seattle; C. A. Mock, Denver;- Dr. Harry
Lewis, McMinnvlIle: H. B. Buck ham, Mon
mouth; Mrs. E. W. Fuller. Miss Alice
Fuller; Mrs. A. J. Crowther. M. B. Otto
and family, E. C. Stevens and wife, Dallas;
F. W- Benham. Philadelphia; J,D. Douglas,
M. F. Reld, S. M. Taber. San Francisco:
J. Kovlnes. Chicago- F. P. Lane, J. Patter
Bon, Corvallls; w. W. Pennoyer, Saginaw;
C. E. Barnard, Omaha; W. A. Brlcker.
Seattle; G. w. Badger, Walla Walla: C. E.
Leake, Seattle;-J. J. Swlgart. R. F. Swl
gart. Pomeroy; W. J. Keating and wife,
F. H. Stolts, R. Weathered, F. M. Weath
ered, Eva WTeathered. T. Weathered. Seat
tle; W. G. Perry, Clhcago; F. Broderick. A.
A. Sullivan, Corvallls; H. M. Hansen, Wil
tour; J. M. Culbertson. Hood River: T. A.
Llvesly, Salem; T. M. Schaller. Chicago:
L. M. Cohn, Omaha; T. P. Stevens and
wl(p, Albany; M. 1 Burford, an Fran-
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Cisco: s. w. Upton, Springfield; J. J.
Qutlllam. Tacoma.
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Francisco; Georgs T. Prathsr. Hood Rivr;
Frank Cole. tewl8ton; A. H. Younft. Everett;
Mrs. O. J. Blakesley, tRoy Browns, Silver
ton; 6. H. Seley, pomeroy; J. H. Simp
son. Albany; W. W. Stevsns and wife, Eu
gene; C I. Hoohkulc and wife, Ralnlor; M.
A. Feeney, Butte; A. J. Henry and wife, J.
W. Gordln, Seattle; Herman A. Bachafen,
William C. Cross, Hlllsboro; M. Uhlman. St.
Paul; J. I. Smith. The Dalles; M. E. Mat
lock, Eugene; Ole Marguss, Eugene; T.
Price and wife. Hood River; C. Stlllwell,
Paul Buker, Grass Valley; J. H. Halpin. M.
J. Hanley, St. John; Joseph Allison, Lents;
M. J. Abbott, Seattle: B. O. Chrlstensen and
wife, city; W. G. Kuhn. Chicago; J. W.
Dickie, Alameda; A. C. Alford and wife,
city; W. E. Smith. Seattle: R. Thompson,
Salem; W. R. Van Laven, C. J. Van Laven,
H. L. Van Laven, New York; M. W. Wheeler,
Salem: C. L. Mock, Denver; D. 8. Wright,
C. Jones, Vjuicouver; James Gray, McMinn
vlIle; Vic Seatorg, Lizzie Seatory, A. H.
Barnhll. Astoria; C. E. Cutter, Tacoma;
C. L. Alster, H. Craig, olty; T. B. Kelly,
Seattle; O. R. Holcome, Rltivtlle; J. Culvert
son. Pittsburg.
The Imperial C. H- Fisher, Eugene;
Mrs. M. E. Chapell, Independence; E. B.
Benla, J. s. Lewis, Aberdeen; P. L. Camp
bell, Eugene; C. McAllister, Qlenwood; M.
E. Jarnagin, Coburg; T. Webster, Berkeley:
Miss Grace Mitchell, Stevenson: Mies S. 1
Danner, San Francisco; Albert Noble, Prlne
.vllle; Mlldren Lampson, North Yamhill:
Mrs. W. M. Brownjohn, Mrs. D. Moore,
Carlton; H. B. Buckham. Monmouth: E- J.
Frasler. H. Bernhard, Eugene; H. R. Kin
cald, Eugene: Peter Green, Sunrise City;
Mrs. McClellan, Tillamook; R. G. Balderee
and wife, Eugene; E. C. Bergh, Umatilla;
J. Phillips and wife, Astoria; C. E. Wyman,
Marshfleld: L. M. Marquam. Eugene; E. B.
Tongue, Hlllsboro; Mrs; Z. A. Campbell,
Miss V. V. Campbell. Rockford; J. H. Blake,
lone; A. K. McGUllway and wife. Duluth;
A. J. Ward, White Salmon; Mrs. C. Lums
den. Holbrook; Mrs. H. T. Bagley. Hllls
boro: G- H. Raconllat, Bridal Veil; J. Har
rison. Miss M- Greeball. Pendleton: Nellie
Tuttle, Fort Morgan; W. S. Sabonder and
family, Chicago; A. Townsend, C. V. Low,
Aberdeen; J. M. Towle, C. R. Morrison,
Omaha; O. J. French, Gresham; C. A. Bald
win. H. D. Martin. Gresham; C. A. Fee
naughty and wife. Buffalo; W. J. Porter,
Stevenson; T. Hudson. Jr., Q. Douthet, L.
McArthur, The Dalles: John A. Shaw and
wife, Albany: Mrs. W. H. Snell and chil
dren. Berkeley; E. A. Harbers. - Peoria:
Mies Rose Nichols, San . Francisco: Miss
Lydla Nlelson, city; C. F. Lambert, Gresh
am; G. Hendricks. Seattle; J. L Bach, San
Francisco; C. McPherson and wife. Hay
Creek: W. S. Wood, V. S. A.; M. M. Long
and wife, Corvallls; F. E. Rowell, Schollx;
W. B. Morse, Alfred Haeklng. Salem: G.
Tucker, Long Beach; W. H. Eulos, Hood
The St. Charles H. Darby. F. Fulland,
F. A. Master, city; B. F. Coe, Rainier; J.
W. Collins, Long Bsach: R. Schmitz, Long
Beach: I. Walker. Rainier; A. Williams,
city; Mrs. J. L. Morgan, Ethel White, Mrs.
Worth, Scappoose: B. E. Owens and son.
Amity; J. Manning and family, city; N. A.
Eliason. Burton; Mrs. F. Leslie, Forest
Grove; Gk Dunham, Independence: I. C.
Rlerson and wife, Astoria; W. Williams,
wife and son. Seattle: O. Peterson, city;
F. A. Von. Eugene; H. Elliott, Sllverton;
O. M. Hatch, Albany: C. J. Townes and
wife. Greshamj A. E. Hartshorn. Yacolt; I.
W. Collins, Long Beach; Miss Brown, Hub
bard; O. G. Weed. Vernonla; M. B. Stone
and wife, Lorane: R. McDonald. Hlllsboro;
W. 8. Coners, Seattle; R. H. Pelby, Marsh
field: W. C. Bell. Port Babuson; C. Tom
llnson. Fishers; A. W. Gray, F. D. Wheeler,
Astoria; G. H. Landersten, F. Landersten,
Eugene: J. S. Kroner, S. Talcott, Falls City;
J. M. Merslnger, W. H. Merslnger, Detroit;
L. Johnson, A. Johnson. P. Elesen, As
toria; A. O. Melnlg and wife, Sandy; O. E.
Selwartz, Sacramento; G. M. Leha, Kelso:
O. M.Ross. rlty; 8. R. Williams, Eugene:
. for Grip and
"Even the Doctors
When at their wits' end
Take Seventy-seven
Their Colds to mend."
Humphreys' " Seventy - Seven " is
taken alike by the wise and the sim
ple. The difference is that the wise
keep it handy and take a dose at the
first sneeze or shiver, and stop the
Cold at once.
The foolish let it run on and it
takes longer to break ,it up but
"77" does it at any stage.
All druggists sell it, most druggists
recommend it. 25c.
Hnmp'hreys Homeo, Medicine Co..' Cor.
William and John Streets, Hew York.
; t Deal
With Us
1 and We
Win Save
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Miller, Tlitardvllla; I. Doble. C. B. Fork
ner, MarnhfiVld; Hay Hall, city; A. A. Miller.
Jefferson; W C. Bell, Port Bahmear; H
Campbell, city; R. H. Hushes and wife.
The Dalles; 8. O. Cladfelter. Wasco; Ulllla
Lowry, BUney Iowry, Tillamook; F. Miller.
Hlllsboro; C. Huffman, Grass Valley, D. W.
Horner, R. W. Beard en, Heppner; T. I.
Crals", Tlwaco; E. Haskett. Kalama; I
Boriie. Colorado SprlUga; "W". Patty jorifc,
Butler; William Caldwell. Dallas; E. . U
Balton, Bailey and family. Klngsley.
The Ivemox M rn. M. M. Balmon, Stock
ton; L. P. Glandon, J. Graf, San Francisco ;
G. C. Strtbllnf?, J. C. Ghormley and wife, St.
Louis; E. La Forest and wife. Southern
Paelflo Company; O. G. Butts, Washlnfton,
D. C. i C. K. Mark ham. Hood River: Mrs.
Myrtle Brown, Corvallls; Mrs. Ellis TounR,
Independence; Mr. and Mrs, Whitney, Se
attle; H. B. Lufkln. Newton; Mr. and Mrs.
McGregor, Portland; Mrs, A. Benton, Seat
tle: Bessie Smith. Jesse Smith. Tualltln.
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Box of the Pyramid Pile Cure.
Ton Can Try It Tree. '
"I cannot help writing; to you about
your wonderful cure for piles. "When I
wrote to you for a sample I was think
in? of KinS through an operation. But
I thought I would give your remedies a
trial. I am so happy that I did for I
am cured and only used half a box. I
write this for humanity's sake. I had
piles ever since the year 1891. I wish
you would publish my name through
the Bulletin paper, for I am well known
in the Marine Corps. Use my name
the best way you know how. Thank
ing you for your good advice. Yours
truly, Cleophas Forte, Marine Bar
racks, U. S. N. Training Station, San
Francisco, Cal."
What should induce this United
States seaman to write us In this man
ner if not gratitude for being cured of
a disease which had tortured him for
fifteen years? Mr. Porte was positive
ly unknown to us until he wrote for the
sample of our wonderful remedy.
Tou may be suffering in the same
Just send your name and address to
Pyramid Drug Co., 99 Pyramid Build
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by return mall the trial package In a
plain wrapper.
The moment you start to use It, your
suffering ends and the cure of your
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Then you can get a full-slsed box
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even one box may cure you.
It is well worth trying.
No knife and Its torture.
No doctor and his bills.
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TErnr .
To advertise our new and won
derfully successful Alveolar
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A ten-year guarantee with all
work. Examination free. Silver
fillings, 50c; crowns (22k), $3.50
to $5.00; bridgework (per tooth),
$3.50 to $5.00. 'Plates as low as
$5.00. Everything first class.
Lady attendant
Boston Dentists
- 3MH Merrlsoa St- nip. Posrtomeo.