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IliLLSBORO, OREGON, THURSDAY, OCOTJJER 10. 1895.
IIIIAWIXC TO 1 CLOSE!
Eleventh Week of the Trial
of Theodore Durrant.
a statoknt from dkitrky
Tim l-riiN Will Have All of 1 1 h Kvl
dence III by I li n I .!'. WIkiii
A lull ltd Will I iiiiiiiii.ii,....
him 1 riinc.iHm, o,!t. !, On tho open
nig ut mo eleventh week of tlio Dm'
unit mill tomorrow, tho diifoiisu will
mulct) u limil struggle to break down
the tinti uuuiy nf tlni imisccutiun-
prows which in oxpoctnd tu laHt three
ilii.VH longer. A few miiro students
will lm called to tliti stand, several nil
iiiUHtiiU muuiuh will testify to Dur
rant h exm-Tli-nt reputation, mid then
tlm (loloiiiliiiit himself will bu ciilliid ti
mo wiuiohs wand, it ih tlio intention
of Hid dcl'cnso to have Dimmit recount
tlm history of hiH ndvttnturi'8 April 3
from the time lm accompanied Blanche
Liunoiit to school until tlio Ijoijr whim
lm retired to rest in liiH father's house.
It Ih understood tliat tlio defendant's
tcsl imony will bo guardedly given, for
tlm purposo of shutting out tlm cross
I'Xiiiiiinatioii of tlm distriot attorney.
Under tlm law laid down by tliu su
premo court of tlm Htato, a witness
cannot bo cross-examined, except upon
aetual mutters brought out upon direet
examination. The defense intends to
leave no loophole for the attack of the
prosecution. A schedule of time
'for the (dose of the trial is us follows:
Thursday, Attorney Deuprey will
close the ease for tlm defeliHo; Friday
and Monday will be occupied by Dis
trict Attorney liurnos in robuttM;
Tuesday will be passed in sui-rehuttal;
Wednesday, tlm opening argument for
tlm prosecution will be made, and
llmrsday, Friday and Monday tho dos
ing efforts of the defense will he inudo.
Tlm next duy tlm district uttorimy will
close for the prosecution. It is con
fidently expected thut Judge Murphy
will charge the jury not Inter than tlm
morning or Wednesduy, October 3!i.
In discussing the Durrnnt trial At
torney Deuprey said tliu defense in
tended to put in its most effective evi
dence at once, and would undoubtedly
close on Thursday of this week. He
said ho did not intend to spring any
sensations, but ho expected to convince
the jury by means of powerful evidence
that all of the suspicions and erioum
stauccs developed in tlio case did not
point to Theodore Durrant as the mur
derer of libniclm Lamoiit. Although
he did not say no in so many words, lm
intimated that Kev. ,T. Hooray Gibson
and hin handwriting would receive
"There has been a popular mistako
with reference to the defense in regard
to Gibson." said Dounrcv. "Wn
tliinlln Hi mill ron t Go In
In 1'raillce I I,. , m
Washington. Oct. ll.Tlm'Vi.i.fi. At.
lantie sipiadrou will go to sea again in
a few days from Chesapeake bay to re
sume evolutions. H is probable the
entire squadron, reinforced by the
Maine and Texas, and perhaps by the
Indiana, will continue those evolutions
on u larger scale
during tlm approaching winter, though
the details of the winter cruiso have
not yet been delinitely arrangod.
llio department has determined to
allow Admiral Bunco tho widest lib
erty in this work, which is regarded as
of the greatest importance to tho navy.
For many years our navy has been ob
liged to content itself with tho adoption
of such marine tactics, included in for
eign codes, as seemed desirable. He
iar as tlieso related to individual ships,
their usefulness has been demonstrated
from time to tinio, but when it camo
to the great fleet manouvers the depart
ment was obliged to take them on
trust. There has been a distinct flitr.
noo of opinion among naval officers as
to the suitability of niaiiv of these
rules for our own use, and tho depart
ment has.long sought tho opportunity
to ascertain their value by a praotical
demonstration. For tho first time
S1IIC0 WO DeUUU to build il niruW,,
navy, tho opportunity is now in reach.
and this is tho work tho squadron is
now parrying on and which it will
continue (lining tho winter, for
much remains to bo done.
Address Issued to Friends of
SENT OUT BY THE NEW ALLIANCE
Tlm SpiiiilMli Threaten In.
Chicago, Oct. (). A sneciiil from
Tampa, Fhi., says: "Two things are
certain," says u Now Yorker on his
way homo from u prolonged stav in
Culm, lookinif after
u tlm interior. "One is that wo ro
going to have trouble with Spain about
complications arising from tho Cuban
question; tho other, thut Cuba will be
treo whether tho United States
iiizcs her or not."
This gentleman could not allow his
nauio to bo used, because his property
in Culm would be confiscated and he
would bo thrown into prison wore ho
to return tliero.
"I heard a high official in Havana
sny," ho continued, "if the Amoricaus
do not mind, wo will parade tho Span
ish troops in Central Park, New York,
before wo are through.' I heard it
said in a well known cafe in Havana
that after tho rebellion is suppressed
tho United States will be attended to.
and it was hoped Cleveland could bo
caiignt ami hanged. It is openly do
dared in tho cafes that if Undo Sam
recognizes Cuba, Amoricaus must get
out of tlm island. By Christmas there
will bo 180,000 soldiers in tho island
of Cuba. Why should Sriain mobilize
so many troops if they are not needed
to suppress tho revolution?
"Tlm Cuban patriots are sadly in
need of arms and imiiimniHnii fw
never charged that ho and not Durrant dav a baud of flfrv n,i9u,l , i
was tho murderer. Tho general publio Hun with only ten guns, and they wore
1111,1 II 111 I1f lilM lit flin IWIIUU l..l.r.l i ....:..t-...l I ..1. . . ..... J
p""'"" " iv. imvu iiininteu uio oneiipest Kind or guns. The rest
in shouting, 'Deuprey charges Gibson of the party wore armed with ax
wiui mo niuruor. jnow tins lias all handles. They load their guns with
mien imtwu upon my opening HUUOIllOllC , tuts of barbed wire taken from fonoPH
Ireland tu He Freed From England's
Kulc by Means (insistent With
the I aw of Nation.
Now York, Oct. 8. The national
officers and executive committee of the
Irish National Alliance issued the fol
lowing appeal today, addressed to all
friends of Irish independence:
"The convention which recently or
ganized at Chicago tho Irish National
Alliance has plaued its guidance and
government in the hands of the under
signed for the ensuing two years. The
purposo of tho alliance has already been
proclaimed. It is to obtain tho com
plete independence of Ireland from Eng
land by any means consistent with the
laws of nations. Organizations, like
governments, have to depend upon
their revenue for the accomplishment
of their objects. Tho "siuows of war"
aro absolutely necessary both for or
ganization and propagation.
"England, tho enemy of Ireland, has
at her disposal immense resources, the
accumulation of centuries of conquest
and prey. She has it in her power to
control or mold publio opinion in her
The Need of a National Irrigation Com
mission In the Future.
Washington, Oct. 8. I. W. La
moreaux, commissioner of the general
land office, has made his annual report
to me secretary of the interior. Com
pared with 1804 there has been a de
crease in land entries of 19,005 and of
6,016,08 acres entered upon; a decrease
of final .entries to the number of 6,584
and 356,059 acres entered upon, and a
decrease of cash receipts of $734,370.
Discussing the act of the last con
gress granting land to Btates for irriga
tion purposes, Commissioner Lamor
eaux says he believes that the necessity
will arise in the near future for the
creation of a national commission
wnose Junction it shall be to regulate
the distribution of these waters which
have their source in a superadjacent
state and which have heretofore been
used in common by the people of that
and the subadjacent states.
The commissioner closes his report
with the following recommendations:
A law to compel the attendance of
witneFsei at land offices in contest
cases; an appropriation of $50,000 an
nually for making examinations neces
sary for the establishment of forest
reservations and for the protection of
reservations already existing; ail ap
propriation for six attorneys to super
vise and direct the proceedings of spe
cial agents operating in as many differ
ent districts to be designated; legisla
tion for the protection and disposal of
publio timber; placing the surveying
of public lands under the geological
survey; legislation creating the office
NORTH PACIFIC NEWS
Happenings of Interest in the
BRIEF REPORTS OF LATE EVENTS
own interest. Even in free America
she possesses this power to an astonish- Pf surveyor-general of Alaska; an ap
and with nails.'
to tlm jury. Tho fact of tho matter is,
I simply told the jury -wo would point
out circumstances which would show
that suspicion could bo cast upon other
persons that Durrant, if suspicious cir
cumstances were to enter into tho case.
Our intention is simply to demonstrate
to the jury that evidence of this char
acter must not bo taken as proof posi
tivo. That is why wo contend that
there is a remarkable similarity be
tween tho writing of GibHon and that
louud upon tho wrapper which
tannut Miss lament's ring. That is tnou, lie adds, Veuozuelu has made
all there is to it. If Dr. Gibson do- efforts toward arbitration, but he
sires to consider that ho has beeii , claims tho British oticroachmouts have
charged with murder, all right and , Bteadily oontiuuod until they uow ex-
good. Wo cannot help it. It is not . tend tar beyond the Schomberg lino
into tho territorry of Turari.
ItrltlHh Encroachments in Venezuela.
London, Oct. 9. The Venezuelan
consul at Cardiff has written n letter
to the press giving tho history of the
boundary dispute between Venezuela
and Groat Britain. He says Vene
zuela has repeatedly proposed to settle
the matter by reference to arbitration,
but that the Marquis of Salisbury, Earl
Grauville and Lurd Rosoborry have
con- persistently declined to do so. Since
The attorneys for tho defense are
searching industriously for some young
man who closely resemblos Durrant.
They have visited tho Union iron
works and several other places, where liviii sooms to be as far from settlement
they had heard thero were to bo found as ever. Tho truth" regarding the
unuveuiuin who migui, uo misoiKeu ior : murtdlo is that the Peruvian govern
tlm accused, limy liavo discovered mont imiores what. tiu w,,,,, !,,.;.,
: of its predecessors mav have said to
Vera Does Not Keep Faith
Lima, Peru, via Galveston, Oct. 9.
I hi) n.tttft.rt.riiva. I.nl,nn.. Tl J 1 A
. -...v, wuuu.uiuj uuittuwu rviu umi 15U-
mg extent. Her side of the Irish ques
tion lias tilled the American mind for
a quarter of a century ever since Ire
land's friends at homo and abroad com
mitted the costly fault of trusting to
parliamentary agitation to achieve the
liberty of their motherland.
"Now, however, a totally different
policy has boon inagurated. TJie ab
solute claim of Ireland to a distinct
national life has been placed before
the world by tho unanimous voice of
the recent Irish national congress, held
in Chicago. Provincialism has been
cast aside and the national demand of
Ireland, which slumbered, but did not
dm, is again in tho ascendant. We
are determined that it shall so remain,
ana ttiat no effort of ours, no sacrifice
on our part will be loft unturned or
unperformed uutil victory crowns our
sacred cause. Wo appeal, therefore,
to all friends of tho independence
of Ireland to aid us in the work by
placing at our disposal the means re
quired for its accomplishment. You
are asked to subscribe in accordance
with your means, and to forward your
subscriptions as soon as possible to the
secretary of tho Irish National Al
liance, the Hon. P. V. Fitzgerald-Fitz-patrick,
14 Twenty-second street, Qii
oago. Hod save Amorica aud Ireland."
The signers are: William Lyman,
president I. N. A ; J. J. Donovan,
Massachusetts; Martin Kelly, Tennes
see; J. J. Sheedy, California; T. J.
London, Ohio; J. Lawlor, Texas; Chris
Gallagher, Minnesota; Captain J. Man
gan, Wisconsin; G. N. Kennedy, Mon
tana; H. Greery, Pennsylvania.
Plans of organization are being pre
pared, and will be issued in a feW
propriation for eighty copyists to tran
scribe the press-copy records of the
land office into permanent records; the
establishment of a distriot land office for
Alaska, with a register and receiver,
having the same duties as like officers
in the other states and territories; that
the appropriations for survey be made
continuous, and legislation for the ap
pointment of a board of examiners
of surveyors instead of having exami
nations under the present system.
The report shows that there were
eighty-two miles of standard and base
lines surveyed in California during the
year, 354 township lines, 1,385 section
and connecting lines and 473 grant and
meander lines. During the year the
Central Pacific Railway Company de
posited $7,512 for field work and
498 for office work on lands selected
and patented under their land grants.
The work in arrears will take from six
to nine mouths to complete, and the
surveyor-general of California wants a
properly skilled draftsman for the
work. As yet no action has been taken
by the department of justice respecting
the Benson claims and the commission
er has therefore nothing new to report
on the subject.
A Budget of Items Gathered From
All Parti of Oregon, Wash
ington and Idaho.
The books of the city of Walla
Walla are to be experted.
Neah Bay is the wettest place in the
tountry, tne annual average rainfall
heing 123 inches.
The Parker shingle mill, at Law
rence, Wash., which wag burned a
few weeks ago, has been rebnilt.
Many tons of chittim-wood bark are
weelky shipped from Halsey, Or., to
San Francisco to be made into bitters.
Baker City. Or., will endenvnr in
nave the next session of the grand
lodge Knights of Pythias of the state
neia in that city.
opokane wa well-behaved last
month, fewer arrests having been made
iiian ever netore for one month in the
mstory of the city
New Whatcom, Wash., papers claim
there are seventeen resident of that
place who will testify that they saw a
seaserpent in Bellingham bay.
The city of Whatcom, Wash., has
brought suit against the Bellingham
Bay Improvement Company to collect
$839.57, claimed to be due on street
PLACE OF THE FIGHT.
ropofiltion kecelved From the
New Orleans, Oct. 7. Information
from a private source, received in this
city tonight, says that the Choctaw
tribe in the Indian territory intended
to adopt Corbett as a member of their
tribe that the fight may be brought off
in their nation. When asked what he
would do under the circumstancea
Corbett said he would accent the hnnnr
He further said that he -vvould paint
his face red, wear an eagle feather in
his hair and do anything to make him.
self look like an Indian, just so he
could get a chance at Fitzsimmons.
Corbett and party leave in the morn
ing for San Antonio.
CONDITION IS CRITICAL
Constantinople Riots the Sen."
sation in London.
BLAME PLACED ON ARMENIANS
A THRILLING TRIP IN MID-AIR.
SCAFFOLD GAVE WAY.
several, but just what they intend to
do with them has not been made plain.
Judging from the questions which aro
put to these doubles of Durrant, it is
oonsiflored probable that an effort will
be made to show Ihat Mrs. Crossott,
who is one of tho state's strongest wit
nesses, might have soon some young
man, other than Durrant, on the Va
lencia street car that fatal afternoon of
The young men who are accepted as
looking sufficiently like Durrant are
Siskod whether they rode on a Valoncia
street car on that day. So fur as can be
ascertained nouo has as yot filled tho
requirements, the romoteness of tho
date cutting quite a serious figure so
far ns their reoolloctions are ooncoruod.
Detective Harry Moiae is also en
gagod in the same missions M any of
the young meu will say that he did
ride on a Valencia street car that day
he will bo brought before Mrs. Cros
sett mid she will bo asked to swear that
he is not the man sho saw in oompany
. with rf young lady, instead of Durrant.
Whon the trial is rosumod tomorrow
, tho defense will recall Mrs. Crossett
and ,T. W. Phillips for additional oross
examiuation. Tho attorneys hope to
obtain from them some admission that
. there was a bare, possibility of their
having mistaken some other person for
Durrant. Whether they testify to this
or not, it. is not expooted tiJ tit an im
portant figure. Their evideuco will
simply open the way for impeachmont
of their testimony.
Donviti, ana its only instructions to
tho mimnstor to Bolivia are to declare
that Peru will never cede Taoua aud
Aroia for pecuniary consideration or
otherwise. Taoua and Aroia are the
cities in the southern part of Peru, on
the Paiofio coast, which formed the old
bone of contention between Bolivia
Has Asked to He lifrlleved
Washington, Oct. V. Commander
Francis M. Barber, who has oooupied
the poBt of naval attache to the United
States legation at Tokio for some time,
has applied to be relieved and at his re
quest, a board has been ordored to ex
amino him on the Asiatio station.
Fitiling health is set out for the request.
Commander Barber is an ordnance ex
pert and did much toward the estab
lishment of the great armor and
produoiug plants in the country.
Veriuiinoiit Injunction Denied.
U New York, Oct. 9. Augustin
Daly's application for a permanent in
junction to restrain Lillian Walrath
from producing Sudorman's "Honor"
was denied by Judge Barrett in the su
Klectrlclty Superior to Antl-Toxine.
Chicago, Oct. 9. Dr. J. W. Wass
of West Pullman claims to have dis
covered a cure for djpthoria which far
exoeeds auti-toxiue in effioienov. Dr.
Wass' remedy is electrioitar which is
applied directly to the throat. It is
claimed to have beeu successful in a
large number of reoent virulent oasos.
A meeting of physioians will pass on
the cure during the week.
The Hlg Traction Amalgamation.
Philadelphia, Oct. 9. After two
months of deliberation, the big tractian
amalgamation was consummated to
day, when three extensive street rail
way systems were joined together
undor the name of the Union Traction
Company. The deal made today rep
resents about 420 miles of road, and a
combined capital of $108,000,000.
Distressing Accident at the Laying of a
Lorain, O., Oct. 8. WThile a great
crowrj of people were assembled this
afternoon to witness the laying of the
corner-stone of the new St. Mary's
cauienrai, a temporary tloor, upon
which many were standing, suddenly
gave way, precipitating many men
women and children into the basement.
I wo were killed outright, ten fatally
injured and between thirty and forty
others badly hurt. The services were
just about to begin when the accident
Fully 110,000 people were around the
platform, which had been constructed
above the foundation of the edifice.
The boards forming the floor had been
laid across joists, which were support
ea in the middle by upright posts.
These supports broke and the floor went
down with a crash. Fully 800 per
sons were thrown into the pit formed
by the sagging iu the middle of the
For a moment everybody was para
lyzed by the calamity, but soon there
was a rush forward by those willing
to lona assistance to tne crushed and
strugging people. This made matters
worse, for fifty more persons were
crowded forward into a hole upon those
who went down with the floor. When
the confusion had subsided somewhat,
many of those who were able to extri
cate themselves did so by walking or
orawiing over the less fortunate. The
work of rescue was begun at once and
all wore finally taken from the pit.
llie old Catholic ohnrch was at once
turned into a hospital. A score of doo
tors were called and they were kept for
hours oaring for the injured, several of
whom will die before morning.
Ihe aooident was due to defeotive
timbors. The contractor was told yes
terday that the platform was insecure.
but he said it would hold all the people
that would be crowded on it. There
were between 1,000 and 2,000 on it
when it gave way. Despite the acci
dent the services continued, and the
laying of the oornor stone was com
Swallowed the Diamonds.
Denver, Oct. 8. Erwin Clarke, the
diamond broker who was arrested at
San Franoisoo and brought to Denver
to answer charges of embezzlement of
several thousand dollars' worth of
preoious stones, has become very ill
since his arrival here. The physician
in attendance believes that Clarke
swallowed some diamonds.
A Balloon Sails for an Hour With the
Lowell, Mass., Oct. 8. Dr. W. L.
i.-jiuwuiju nuU u. a. ouiuvan nan a
wonderful balloon trip yesterday with
Professor Allen of Providence. . The
balloon ascension was made from
North Common in the presence of 10,
Mr. Sullivan, in reaching for the
carrier pigeon which Professor Allen
was to hand to him, discovered that
the professor was unconscious. They
barely had time to seize his legs to pre
vent him from falling headlong from
The balloon,- without any guide,
passed through Tewksbury and And
over, and then changed its course
towards Bedford and Lexington. It
was nearly an hour in the air, and Dr.
Kombough and Mr. Sullivan were
nearly exhausted when a landing was
made near North Lexington. Profes
sor Allen did not fully recover consci
ousness for some time after the laud
ing of the balloon. It is thought that
ne was rendered insensible from gas
escaping in tne nailoou. His compan
ions do not know what caused the bal
loon to desoeud. They suppose that
in his struggles for air the professor
may have touched the valve which
caused the gas to escape.
DEBS' RELEASE FROM JAIL
i.uoor Associations in a Turmoil Over
the Proposed Demonstration.
Chicago, Oct. 8. Chicago labor or
ganiaations are again in a turmoil, this
time over the reception which it was
proposed to be given to Eugene V,
uebs on his release from Woodstock
jail. At a meeting of the Labor Con
B' wunj was reporten tuat ar
rangements for the reception were pro.
gressing, white at a meeting of the
irades and Labor Assembly several
delegates expressed their disgust with
the entire matter, and said thov hud
come to the conclusion that Debs was
not much of a martyr after all. It de
veloped lster that the officers of the
Trades and Labor Assembly claim to
have discovered that npon his release
Debs will enter upon what they call a
war on trades unions, and will endea
vor to establish a political oriMiiizii.
tion, with headquarters at Chionmi
There is some amusement among old
time trades unionists over the efforts
of a oommittee representing the recent
ly organized Labor Congress to cot the
railroads to grant a speoial rate of fare
to those who will go to Woodstock to
do honor to President Debs.
More Trouble for Uruguay.
New York, Oct. 7. The Herald cor-
respondent iu Montevideo telegraphs
that General Estevan has started with
a force for the frontier. He
try to suppress a revolution which was
started by the Blanco party, aided by
several men who had been engaged in
the revolutiion in Eio Grande do Sul,
rrazu. ine revolutionists are well
armed, aud it is said they are led by
Before leaving the Sound, the Alba
tross will make a thorough examina
tion of the waters of Bellineham
and vicinity, to ascertain whether or
not shrimp can be found in sufficient
quantities to be profitable as a food
In the condemnation suit brought in
the federal court in -Tacoma by the
government, to secure title to a lighthouse-site
at Peterson's point, Che
halis county, the jury assessed the
damages for the appropriation of the
land at $500.
The regular monthly report of the
sheriff of Wasco county shows that he
has collected during the month of Sep
tember taxes as follows: From the
rolls of 1890, 1891 and 1892, $502.08;
from the roll of 1893, $690.04, and
from that of 1894, $2,033.17, or a total
The indictment against Judce Chiles.
of Josephine county, Or., charges that
in April, 1895, he obtained a $9 piece
t T T. ..
ui imiu d. j. rioot, at a. dis
count. The judge has not emploved
an attorney, and Saturday he pleaded
"not guilty" to the charge, evidently
relying on a full statement of the mat
ter to exonerate him.
The famous log chute at La Grande,
Or., one and one-half miles from top
to bottom, has served its usefullness
and the lumber in it will now be cut
into cordwood. More than 3,400,000
feet of logs were shot down the chute,
aud it was a financial success. The
timber immediatelv tribntarv tha
chute has all been cut away, so the
chute will be out up.
"The Home," a charitable institu
tion at Walla Walla, where
children are taken and cared for,
....flp- ..1.1 . .....
ouucicu me ujss oi several little ones
within the last few days. A post
mortem neia oy several of the phvsi
cians pronounced the cases to have been
cerebral meningitis. Great care is be
iug tiiKen tnat the disease does not
spread throughout the oity.
Dr. E. O. Smith, who has iust re.
turned from a trip to the Santiam min
ing district, Oregon, says that the m-
vuuoijf win buuu arrive at tne mines
ana will include a dynamo p furnish
light aud power to run the drills. A
vast amount of free-milling ore has al
ready been placed ready for work, and
more is constantly being added as the
development work is pushed forward.
C. E. Averill has the largest tie con
tract ever let on the Palouse river. In
the next thirty days he will have 100
men and teams at work cutting and
hauling logs and ties. He intends to
put in-about 3,000,000 feet of timber,
2,000,000 for the Northern Paoifio Rail
road Company, and 1,000,000 feet of
saw logs for his mill at Elberton,
Wash. He is engaging all the No. 1
tie-hewers he can get, but says there
are plenty of them who are looking for
The Oregon Fruit Union has fitted
up the old Floed warehouse in The
Dalles, and has begun receiving, grad
iug and packing fruit. The union has
contracted with a box factory for the
manufacture of 10,000 boxes for dried
prunes. .These boxes are made neatlv.
of uniform size, aud will be labeled
with registered trade mark as Oregon
prunes, packed by the Oregon Fruit
Union. This is a worthy enterprise
and will doubtless ultimately establish
the reputation of Oregon prunes thev
so much deserve.
South McAlester, Oct. 7. The Cor-bett-Fitzsimmons
fight having been de
clared off by the Texas legislature,
South McAlester extends an invitation
to have the fight take place here. The
ablest lawyers in the territory say
there is no law against it in the ter
ritory. A number of Choctaw officials
express themselves as desirous of hav
ing the mill take place here, and say
no protest will be made to the United
States government to stop the fight.
San Quentin's Physician.
San Francisco, Oct. 7. The Exam
iner charges that Dr. Leroy Mansfield,
physician at San Quentin prison, has
accepted money from friends of a pris
oner in consideration of his influence
to be used in obtaining a pardon. Dr.
Mansfield admits that he received $50
from two Greeks, whose names h
does not remember. He says the money
was paid to him to be used in the pur
chase of delicacies for a Greek convict
wno is dying of consumption. He save
no receipt for the money and deposited
it in a bank in his own name. The
friends of the convict, who is serving a
ariueuoe ior manslaughter, are en
deavoring to secure a pardon for him.
The doctor promised to help them, he
says, but has not yet done anything.
Dr. Mansfield admitted that the trans
action looked crooked, but insisted that
he had not taken the money for pur
poses other than to purchase delicacies
for the prisoner. In the presence of an
Examiner representative today he paid
$50 to Warden Hale, which ws credit
ed to the prisoner's account. The con
vict, whose name is Donguli, says he
has been provided with nothing except
from the prison supplies. Warden
Hale did not care to express an opinion
upon the conduct of Mansfield until he
had made a personal investigation.
Sympathy for Cuba.
nicago, Oct. 7. Every mayor of
every city, town and village throughout
mo umtea -states will be advised and
lequesteo Dy the executive committee
or the Cuban sympathetic mass meet
ing, neid in Chicago last Monday
uigui, to comer with the most promi
nent and publio-spirited citizens
within their respective localities to
arrange for a national mass meeting
the night of Thursday, October 81, for
tne purpose of awakening a kindly
feeling toward the suffering and pa
triotic Cubans who are struggling for
liberty. The committee will also call
upon every prominent organization in
the oountry for the co-operation of its
branches in every section. Churches of
every denomination, and fraternal and
benevolent societies will also be called
upon for assistance in making the ma.s
meeting on October 31 a great wave of
publio opinion and sympathy with the
Cuban cause from the Pacific to the
Atlantio and from British Columbia to
An Oregon Girl Deserted for a Bike.
San Franoisoo, Oct. 5. Frances
Morrtdn Zeile, young, pretty and an
uuiress, wants a divorce from her boy
husband, a husband who, the neighbors
say, was lured irom bis bride of an
hour by the promise of his papa to buy
ior mm a Dicycie. Youne Zeile. the
son oi a wealthy doctor, secretly mar
ried Frances Morrton about
com were nnuer age, but that made
no difference to Zeile, and they were
married. An hour later he bid his
Driae goodbye, and she has not seen
him since. The promise of a bicycle,
it is said, was the baifc that, tamnii
him away. Young Mrs. Zeil has ap
peared on the local stage in several
plays, but she says she will give up
the profession and return to her father
in Oregon when she secures her divorce.
She apparently has no ill-feeling
toward her husband, and says:
"I hope he will go back to shoool
and be a good boy."
The Introduction of a Religion Ele
ment in the Disturbance Makes
the Situation More Grave.
London, Oct. 5. The critical condi
tion of affairs at Constantinople is the
sensation of the day, and all the dis
patches from that city are read with
the greatest eagerness. Many import
ant reports are known to have been re-
ceiveo at the foreign office from Sir
Curry, the British ambassador at Con
stantinople, and the feeling here is not
entirely favorable to the Armenians.
The appointment of Kiamie Pasha as
grand vizer, recently announced, is re-
gai.ieu as a nappy circumstanoe at the
present juncture of affairs. He has
the reputation of. being one of the most
broadminded statesmen of the Otto
The St. James's Gazette points out
this evening how the events which
have occurred at Constantinople were
correctly foretold by the press reports,
Which, April 19, told how the hA
party of Armenia had been fomenting
a general revolt, and that the leaders
yrumisea tnat the chief attack would
be made in the city of Constantinople,
and that the bulk of the fighting
would be borne by Armenians. It was
added at that time the leaders had
even gone so far as to declare that the
first attack would be on the palace of
the sultan and that the reign of Hamid
would come to an end. Finally it
was stated that there were men who
believed that, in the overthrow of the
sultan, the Armenians would be en
couraged by the younger and more pro-
TuerksVe g61lerati0n f Co?stantinP1e
the Standard, under date of Wednes
day, telegraphs to his paper:
"The Armenian nn(rior.h i ...
ed to attend the porte, but he declined
uv;.auaB uone oi nis followers were al
lowed to accompany him. HHromoJ
ed at his residence with several hnn
dred armed Armenians. The anthnri.
ties have sumomned him to -r,j
"COD peopie, giving them
o clock in the afternoon
building will be stormed.
In reviewing the incidents of the
past two days, it has been found that
the police hav generally not been sap
plied with ball cartridges, and have
been instructed only to use the flat of
their swords and the butts of their
rifles. Most of the violence upon Ar
menians has been committed by stu
dents and the low class of Moslems,
whom the police, however, do not apl
pear to have arrested or interfered
The members of a huntinir nartv
that have just returned to Ashland,
Or., from the Curry county mountains.
say that deer skinners have been at
work in the mountains all summer and
make no pretense of covering up their
business. It is known that over 7nn
deer have been killed in that section
this summer solely for their hides. A
good trail leads from these mountains,
whioh abound in deer now, to the ooast
at Checto, where, it is said, the skin
ners find ready buyers for their hides
and enjoy a profitable business undis
turbed. The members of the party say
it was not unusual to oome across a
dozen caroasses of deer during a day,
left to rot upon the ground by these
The Humboldt Going to Pieces.
San Francisco, Oct. 7. A dispatch
was reoeived here today saying that the
steamer Humboldt is fast going to
pieoes on the rocks at Point Gorda.
Heavy seas have been beating against
the vessel for some days, and the for
ward part of the steamer has been
totally washed away. The after part
of the vessel still rernains on the rooks,
anohored by the bpiler and engine, but
it is not expected to hold together long
Very little of the freight in the hold
went ashore, the packages being
smashed on the rocks and the contents
scattered and broken. The wreckers
on the beach got little.
Tait Must Stand Trial.
New York, Oct. 7. John R. Tait,
who defrauded the Chemical National
bank, of which he was paying teller,
out of $17,000, wjis today arraigned be
fore United States Commissioner
Shields and released on $3,000 bail.
Tait has passed several months in the
government insane asylum at Wash
ington on the certificate of specialists
that he was of unsound mind. A few
days ago the asylum authorities declar
ed that his reason was unimpaired, so
he was brought back to stand trial.
, ' ait mo
palace, and the sultan has not w
bed since Monday. It is felt- .
crisis has arrived, and there is much
anxiety lest other revolutionary fao
tions shall join with the Armenians.
Since the Greek revolution, Constan
tinople has not fallen in such terrnr a
is now prevailing."
The Telegram's correspondent wires
his paper as follows:
The police have not vet .(-hmj
to clear the patriarchate anA X
V,J ..u.i ..7 ' "
uuycu mat iney will not
force, for a most fenrPni
would inevitably result.
ehurch, with barely standing room.
They have to depend for food upon such
soraps as are brought to t,hm t i
estimated at the patriarchate that over
w xviiuouiHus nave Been killed "
A dispatch to the Daily Telegraph
from Constantinople, dated Thursday
says: ; '
"I received initelligenoe from Erzer
oum today that in Khnouss and other
parts of Armenia, further disturbances
may be expected, unless measures are
taken immediately to calm the people,
who are emigrating wherever they
A Disgrace to the Cloth.
St. Josenh Afn n-j. - .
hr , f. ' ' wul" father
f Domimck Wagner, the priest whoT
vr 3 L ?T, harged with abducting
Maud Steidel, the 15-year old girl who
was spirited away to Chicago by aTel
ative of the priest, has not only offered
to marry the girl, if charged against
him can be withdrawn, but has agreed
to transfer to her all his property!
$7,000. The relatives of the Steidel
fr'lT18 th6 prPerty Bhall
transferred before any marriage cere
mony is performed.
Must Serve Out His Sentence.
Washington. Oct. 8 AffQ. .. ..
ful examination of the papers appended
to the application for mi-H in
case of Frank P. Allison- th "
soldier who is confined at Castle Will-
U?der sentence f0 deser
tion, the war department has declined
to interfere. He must, thf "
Columbia, S. C. Oct. a.Tha
stitution convention, by an overwhelm
ing : majority today, adopted a clause
forbidding the lntermarriace of whin,
person with any person who contains
any negro blood whatever in his or her
veins. This, in connection with the
suffrage olause, have the effect of di.
Marriage Wots in Hungary.
Buda Pesth. Oct. S ThoV0
the civil marriage aot has led to dig
turbanoes at Trestena. The registrars
were ejected by a mob and their book
torn up. A priest who inoited the
trouble wa arretted,