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About The Eugene City guard. (Eugene City, Or.) 1870-1899 | View Entire Issue (Jan. 20, 1894)
i nr. iji m i ion.
'I lie AlfiTnieiil lum-laded -sv.iif
btllf iiiir,I Jin 1:
At tin- nx iiliu f e u rt yinterday af
t.rnooii Judge h linn, one of ilii attor
ney for tin- investigating commute.-,
arose and aiiiiotiiuvil t lint on their part
they were willing toiiiiunil llif iiiiiiinn
without urguuiviit. A little till fol
lowed Istwcvli tin-i sllig counsel on
the iippniiilmi lit nf a nfcrrce in llir
caw, Judge Ihyaoii, of Cortnllis, hav
ing declined liiacccpt. No ugrvelliclit
being leached tin- opening argument
on the motion, to dissolve the prelim
inary injunction In the case, him be
icuii by licii. A. liorri, one of the at
torney fur Noland. Counsel I gnu
with an extended review of thehl.lnry
of the case, lie udvali.vd the pioissu
tioll, thut, UN the injunction hal leell
grunted without notice to dvnuduut
alul la-fore un unwer to the cotuplnllil
hud been tiled ulul, u the uuswt-r.iuce
tiled denied nil the allegations of coin
iluint, w it ti u g "xl prif supporting
the denial a upirtil the complaint,
under the law the injunction should t
dissolved. He then ealletl Hie atten
tion of the cniirt to the afudavit of
County Judge Flsk and t'oiniulwloiier ,
Jamc Parker. Mr. Flsk'a statement
in.l..r u.ili un In .iilMi.anceiu follow: '
Tl... Litis of Klieriir Nolund win lire !
aeii'ed to and exainiued by the whole !
.....,r. lii.Iii.mI hi.iI a i,wh br the
iiii.iiiniiMin eniiu nt nf the leinher
n,..nw.r Tl... f.- allow ed were uch :
u. ,.r...rlU.I lie kllillllM t-XlI'lit 111 ill- '
HiHin-.- where no audi nrtivmloii wa
Uiude and In tliow caia the auiount
mH..u...i u..r. mn-li iu lo the court
I i.i.i .I..I rifrlii Theru wa no
colliixam lo liU knowledge in any mat-
ter npHTtuiiiiii(; to the uccouuta.
Mi- l',.rL..r, .unrn htiiteineiit waa !
an euel reiterutlon of the fon-olni(. laud liewa coiukI1c1 lo Uirmw the
The attorney for tha coinmittew had j ne.vury fund to pay ruiiniiiK rs-pniM-iiti-l
the afllduvlt of t'oinmliiion. H ii-. Kvcry Item iu the bill pr
er Kli 1'erkiu in aucwer to tlieae. j entcl to th county urt had Uimi
I'erkiii NWor that w hen I he uill of ;
J. K. Nolund welt- prcwutel to the
court, at the time iecltlt-d In the
coilipluiut, he olijected to llu-ir allow
alnv. JllreaoliH lor onjecillii; were 1
thut he could not iell if I lie M-rvice
performed were necewury omdul dutie ,
of the aheritr' ollhv, or whether the
iliMumt-a in item for mileage hud U eu
churptl nccunitely. He deiiiiil hi H-
limvul of miid an-ounlH but aworv thut
after making the aum objection re- live and might it-suit hi u iluiiiHiiii
peiitedlv linil Without uvuil he ceaH.il j (N. of ai-rvin- on aci-ouilt of the llnali-fiiril,4.r'r,.iiioiiiriiin-.-.
Never iiiiice he cial ellocl of the iiriH-eedinif. That a
hud Im-cii county -oiiuniwioiier hud the
. . .
count v court ordered Hiiy warrunta
druw n by the clerk and lueuiil In pay
ment of account allowed.
Ill reply to thlf nfllduvlt Attorney
Dorri n ud u Joint deHition iworu to
bv Jud;e Ki?.k, ('oiiiminaionel I'arkcr,
V. K. 1'row n, Ivpuly hheritr lay,
County Attorney r-kipworth, County
Clerk Walker, etulimc that they
were nil pri-miit in court U
ou the ilute which I'erkln
Hwore he ohji-cted ho ctreiiuoiiHly to the
ullowaiu-c of a particular hill, and that
Raid I'erkin did not make the objec
tion for rca.on wl fin 111 iu hi afti
dtivit inn did lie make any objection
w liatwK-ver. Mr. Wulker'a atlldavlt
went lurthcr nnd stated that he had
Urn pn-w nt lit each term of court iiiw
Coiiimiwioiier IVrkiti had lren a
memlH-r thereof except one and that
all item lu Noland bill were di-cii-.K-d
and warrant ordered by aM'iit
of comt. m-puty County Clerk
lturr inade allldiivil that he wa irc
cut, iu thi particular iin-tnin-e of I lerk
Walker' ali-eiice, at which timu a hill
of J. K. Noland, nhcrill', for tl'.m w m
pn-M'titcil, examined and allowed and
all item lu Nolund bill were di
ctiHed ami warrant ordered by aent
tleo. A. Dorri' nfllduvlt wa licit
pn-M-nted. He nwore that thei-oliteiit
of Hie hud mentioned ntlldavit wa
xhown to I'erkin at a refnt w-wilon of
the iimntv court of l.une i-ounty nd
that naid' Coinmineloncr lVrkina sd
mittcd, in the pn-eiiiwof afllant nd
the other lueuiU r of the ald court,
nnd u nniiiU r of ritien atteudaut
tin nun, that tin- artldavlt of the afore
Hnid Ki-ntlemeii was corre.'t exivpt ill
one InMance where he, aaid I'erkin,
did object to an amount of t 'O. 'I'liU
fMf he did not ni?ree to. When aked
to make an ntlldavit m-ttine forth hi
udmiNxioii he took the matter under
i!onidcralioii fur u hort time but ai
lut rt-lueil, tutiti a un excuse, that
he had conferreil with Attorney K. ).
1'ntter, who adviwd him not to alti
i'he nrtldnvit pnnted in onpoaiimu
to the pending motion, by .Nliiwr. A.
C. Jcuniiiif, W. II. Kpauirli, H C.
I'erkin and J. M. f"tn'rd. plaintilt
In the original coiiiplaint, wa next
read. The complaint u woru to dial
ed that Sln-rill' Noland had rfnned
no m-rvicc whatever for the time nieo
U1...I In I hi affidavit the L'elltlcmcll
wear that they examined the book of
the county court nnd could not tell
ir.fl'icr or n-l A -r I. ft r,rml '(
thnn-irt fr k.'h.'i i ifm pli'i.
of the ileiii ill tin- allowed account
did not eliow what m rvic- had been
perforineil for the charn made.
The ulllduvil of u!l the officer of the
county court, exii pt Kli I'erkin, d
forth thut when theherill " hill were
presented, item which did not i.i
tinctly ami upedllcally utato the er
viir -rformel, ald hentI'or hidef
tic nppeareil lufore aid court and ex
iiluliied each and every Item no nl
Iceil. . ....
Tlie affl.lavit of Alien llolid. J. M.
Kitchen, Jus. L. Lii r, judg.-oi e.'-
lion at Irving Muted, that al tlie lime
III I III' !". I'lisin. mini
- . . I !.... '.. I uu. If til at M Ml 111
hud 111 ullowed for slsrial deputy
aheritt'at the polling ph and none
U-rov Flhtiaker made affidavit tint
Sherill' Noland had told the Ur.irt'.'f
J.mctihilie culllllV III hisotllceul irat8
1'iu. that he, Noland, charged
in re,r.ir,l to t hese last two an w u
..titt'.! iiii.i niikrui
Noland had l-n-ii cull"! to California
iiv sieLfus.s of hi family and wu ln.t
there to make splulialory aniduvlt re
gnrding these- lUgardmg the elect lou
dcDUty heatuled however that the bill
hud l-s ii put iu w ith
the other bill;
for Mcl.-il .lepUlle
at every polling
..I.,..- in f l, isilllilV as ulie llUil ISS.-I1 Ull-
iH.inted fur Irving. The aps.ii.tee h. a
sick child die and ousispiciitly did ti".
peiform the service but .ih. ntl No
laud wa nut aware of the fact wL- u
the bill was reudePd. ,
The affidavit of S. Y. AblsiU slated
that a iil.p.-n:i had l-eii serve-l utsm
i,in, si.ii.. iii ii,h iiirnf huirei.e. ihe
ueriU had charged inUeage to his rw
deuce and return, a distance ol .'12
in ile. The record hnw that Abliott
collected mileage for 111 miles.
I.. I'. I'row made aftldavtt that lie
received from Sheriff Noland for
services a sliecial deputy 111 hunting
iiimtiial. llrcord show that fur.ucti
M-rvi.-e eourt allowed hill nf .'I0.
Aftldavit of A. (. Mathews In an
swer explain, tliat latter aa deputy
travelled with Crow a far aa I'ritio
vlllc and leaving him there paid 1 1 1 in
li for .Nolund. Tint mink-1:1 I'row
hail revived lanhle hlex(H liin while
Nolund 111 putt in III hl lull hail made
a mistake and only cha.ged the county
The aftliluvit of Julm Jeiikin tatcd
that Noland had svrved utiMa-na up
on hlmmlf and w ife and although wod
pr were served in the city of Fu
gene mileage had lru charged Iroiu
rcnl.leucr of said purtlea. t he lecord.
how thut bill had beU allowed Slur
111' Noland for serving .uh.eiia on
utd Jenkins and wife In two lusiamv.
I ue wan for apitearam-e before the
graud Jury and the other in circuit
court. In the one cum charge had
la-en made for 1 mile and return mak
iin for the two 40 centa mileage. In
other he had churged mileage fvr aerv
lug iix r at residence 14 miles and re
mileage lor une niny
milking U ..
total mileage, (. M.
Anlduvit of S. Uuir nrovisj that In
them! aiue twn iiitalUf, Jeiikin had
app-ared l fre tlie court and lor him-
Tirana lit wile tloreiii-e ciaunixi
llillcntu fruiu lioiue in em'h cam-, 'J4
llillin lor cik U oue tU time, total
hlicritl Nolaud'i alUduvit waa to the
cllivt that there had laeii no i-ollulon
l.tweu hiiimell and the county court
iw charted lu th couiulnint. 1 hat he
relied Uimn the fee of hi olllco to m.V
theeinpiiwM t'lt-n-ot. HI aulnry for
Hie liuil Vi-ur wa lli-U Un liy nil mm
duly explained to that oody llore bc-
inir lUfxed uimiii,
Mr. Dorri cited authority lohow
that if bilU allowed by county courtwcie
noi puiuM-l umiii imi-niK'-uu.T, i imm
-ourl tMuld not review aaid action un
der an e juity pnaitiiiiiK but nun iviici
in a uit at law.
Mr. WiMMli-H'k In li!s argument
made the point that ailMulnliiK the in
Junction would dilreiw a pulilr: execti-
no oflldavlt were on record proving
i . l: II ... IIl
oveicharKi-a exirediii 17 or fin, tyitijj
up over ll,(Mi wa an unjul action.
Attorney Klinn, for the comiuitlw,
iu hi argument laid aouie tre on
tlie ubje-l of conatrocllve mileage and
uliM-uce of Itemized iccillculiii in
Mr. AiuU, followed Klinn with a few
remark, and the tlnal urnniiient fur
thut ide coimlkted of A. H. Keliuedy'a
The coiii( arfrument w a reached
ahortly In-fore H u'l lix k lat evenlm;,
and waa made by M. I.. I'ipe. Suui
miuK t'p, lie reiewel the mint
broiiulit out on ImiIIi aide.
The original complaint did not cci
fy any particular crvlcv which hail
not laii performed, or fraud praetiivd:
but alleged thut hlieritf Noland had
-rformed no aervkva w hatevcr for the
Kiven time. Atlldavlt had l-vii Intro
dmvd In uport of Injunction w hich
iit airaiiiHt the truth of complaint. A
traiiT nouialy. If the compluiut Is
dot tiue llljlliiclioll lotlld Hot iNnlle oil
pleudiiiK of iliforuiatioii ami belief. I n
the abeeiu e of Iraiid the court con not
rc-4-xainiue the Undine of the county
court a an auditing board lu an equity.
uit. If fraud had not b-cii proven by
aftldavitM, injunction should be di
olved. Jude Kullcrton tMik the matter un
der adviw-ment and atated that hi de
cision would be forthcmimini; In a few
day , and at the name lime he would
appoint a refeTf If ho overruled the
Cottage (irove Item.
Kcho-Iieader, Jan. 13.
MIm May Cochran retunuil from
Kii(fciio Thurday where he ha l ii
taking iiiuiv leneou for ome time.
Several of the Odd Fellow of Hi la
city attended the 1. 1). O. K. iiihtulla
Hon at Drain faturday nljlit. Dr.
((;lejy delivered all able addre.
School oH-ned here Monday with
M pupil enrolled. Thl i a jfood I--elnnlntr
nnl the pommt outlook w ith
our fon of energetic teacher Indicate
a proTou ;-ear.
A wiin pie of black Hand from the
South l iiniua country wa auyiil
vi-terdny uud went iu free jfold
to the ton. It 1 cUiml that l-lt r
mple will lun $lom r t n. With
iijpil at work a ton of thi und w ill
noon i accumulated.
The follow in ir oflh-cr of Juveiitu
l.odKc No. 4, K. of I'., were Installed
l,..t Wediiewlav rvrniliz: C. C-, A. O.
YenRer; V. C.. J. H. Mi-lley; l, W. 1.
IxK-kwiMxl; M. of W., J. K. Ilarrett;
M. of K., IS. Lurch; M. o. r., a. u
I .imvilnr K. of It. and S.. .'. A. ISell-
xtn: M. at A.. II. II. i'elne; 1. V.
L. Wallace; O. F- I". Uug.
The Fortnlicbtly Club.
1117 Ouaril, JD. 1-
At a mei-tlnir of this club held today
in. r.iiiiiKiiiir ui-riutendent weru
k-te.1 fur tlie dlnVrent department
Mixi I.. C- Carson, art department;
. . i. w,w; Mr.
ij.attoii: Mrs. C. Condon
Li'l.:.-al f.n-ces: Mr. Kmii.a Wilkina,
, houae aud home; Mi I'hilura .Hurcii,
I literature: Mrs. I.uie l.inn, muic;
I Mr. K.t Met'Iung. philanthropy;
Mr Minnie Wsjibburne, rvo-pti..ii;
. Mrs! A. Collier. M-ieiice.aml Mr. Klma
. L-..L1,. M-ieliee. 'Ihe regular
'; meeting are M Imp held the tlrst and
Hunt Wei ne-ilay III earn uioimi, mw
urrilJi. ..J wu.ay, January
l ulvernItT Lecture Cour.
The next liuture .f the University
.-..irw. uill l- i'ivii rn-lay eenins-
January l'.'lh. by i'r- v- H
Portland. Hi .ubj.se. . t old
ti,.. i,M,l it iiiui-s and cure.
uill tie illustrated with
view, and 1 hkely to pive
U-rtaiuiug and instructive,
rtha J. tnglaud, of LAlie euuiuj.
KIM DAY, JANTAKY 11
MImAiikIc l'attern I viaiiltiir at
(!ohrii. , ,
JuiIkc Fliun returned to Albauy thi
Nine lale 111 Uioiiiniliali, out of
I'he (iraiid Army pot al Kloreiii-v
tin Zi tn.i! I rw.
Judi:e Ku'.li Moil went home on Ut
liiK'ht' overland trmn.
JuIk' I'll left for hi lioiue iu
Portland thl niorulin;.
H. I.. MiMirdiead, tilltor of thejuuo
thin l ily llinea, i ill the city.
Mr. Wealev Siiaoiion went to Hu-
It-m thi moriiinK to wiid a few day.
Mr. (!-". M MilU r write fiimi !(
ton that Iheir little dauglit. r I very 111
un a wfvere case 1 1 iue.ic. weeu Individual In yourcouiitC.' Do
Mix I'.va lloiich, who hal eu vilt , you uot know that if the t:i(v l-oiir.l
liikt lit tlie resideiiiv of A. 11. Hovey, bad rtsluied the outsiilc lot :ui, or any
relnrueil to her home at Portland th'.a s r ivut., that it would have Ueii toiii
luoruilii;. n lied to uiluii-the business lols and
A geiilleiuiiii arrival here thl after- improvement Ihcmiiuc r c. nt '.'
Iiimiii Imill .Maine to lis.lt lor UUie '
county farming land for litmielf and ,
Tho. II. Carter ha. rr.lmsl a.!
chairman of the republican i.atloi.ul i
.s.i.i i... .1 J ii'm..,u-. of M-,.m!
Uci-e'd ll I IU .
Flureiiiw Winl: The pile-driver U
ing built at Mapletou will is- msiii
launrhed. uud will iirobably do it first
work ut the Mitchell A Uailey IsmiiiI.
C. M. Youni; and bride were pits. n
k'er by last niijlil' overland Iralu.
They will make their lioiue ut Mr.
Kiti'h'. The (i'Al:l extend coiirut
illation. M.-. Mastcrsoti, mi' Maltha thiy,
and daiihler, Frame, lately iroiu
Celitraha, Wash., have loeatcd In K.u
Cene and arc occupying the rvsldeliro
,.f I ml. M. Miller.
Springfield clectisl the tolloi ink'
i:eiilleim-n to re present that pieciucl at
Ihc lux payer' convention lo ! held
in tin fit v, January I'llh: A. D. ISur-
o. Kinsley, AlU-rt Walker, T. t.
.Maxwell and A. (i. Itogar..
SATl I'.DAY, JAN. 1!.
John Anderaou, of IieaburK, I In
Major Forrest ha returned fnuu the
ll. A. Wushhurnu and wife vislti-d hi
I'ortlaiid thi week. (
I" It. (ski n worth vlsltosl Junction to
day on Icira' busiacn.
J. I'. Holland wu down from Cot
tage t irove today.
J. U. Campliell re tu i mil lioiu Kum--biirgon
thi iiiorulnj,' Ih-uI.
IU v. D. N. Mclnturtr went to liar
riluignn the Iin'uI thi inoiuin ;.
Snow Im lHi-n over the cnnmd for
over a week ill Kogue liver valley.
Seven new mcinlicr were iiiitiut-d
into the WiMMlmeii lodge last night.
Mis Minnie Houston, of Junction
City, I visiting relative at Fairmouut.
(I. K. I'laif, a I'ortlaiid nc wspniH-r
man made thi office a pleasant call to
llarrishmg Cornier: MU lU-Ilt
Have Went mi to l.ui;eue Friday to
M. F. Ck mid family formerly
from northern Michigan, are visiting
iu Kllgene for a few week.
Mr. M. A. Huiisuker ha liceli
iously ill for several days with compli
cations cauel by lu gripjie.
J. It. Curtw right, of HnrrUburg, is
trying to organiv a company to plant
JbJ ucn-s of hop near that city.
The river Is rising fast. The falling
of o warn: and heavy a rain I certain
to bring snow out of the mountain.
The Harrlsburg Courier I now a ev-
eu column folio. Mr. Morlo print a
na-r that would be a credit to a mucli
Mr. J. M. "iVlHCinnii, who ha liecn
vliting at the reldence of lloliert
I'ratt. left for her liomu at I'raw fords-
ville this morning
Three huffa!'- passed through here
yesterduy afternoon lu a slock car '-
laeueii 10 me iri-i;ufc niii. a uej "nr ,
enniute lo the midwinter fair.
J. M. Howes, of the
farm, arrived from Itutte City, Mon-
Ihiiu, on the overland lust night. aent you a communication u day or
He 1 accompuiiicd by Mr. Sherman, a j two ago, which you have not publish
prominent attorney of that place. jed. If you wish only to publish your
It 1 reiMirted that the bank at the . views or the view oIHiom- whougiee
mill race ha Ihi-ii wash.il aw ny until j w it It vou on the subject In your pa-
oillv alsiut 17 feet I left. The high
water which w ill certainly result from
tho iircM-ut storm will lie apt to wash it
The Jacksonville Time five II. C.
St. k. of Yumhill emmty. vU ,
lyav.ier.ise.i uiwi.e, ,. e ' - "
hi wife, the following
E V. . Z 3' u Z
. .. -I. I.. 1.1. ..I ...
...I...... Il...e.. I. I.i. .tllil.. ll la I lift a.lU!l
I1UI1I Hull- pf,lt ir- ju ' v
All ...1 ... I e-...l. l.il-.
ICIMJWn HlltfliK mi ii'v iv u - i iurf
J. K. P. Wither i Just recovering
from an atluek of la fcripie and thnait
troiililes. Hi daughter Mis Jeneie
w it obliged to leave her aclKMil near
Nat run on account of similar lllnes
but ha now so far recovered a ti lie
able to resume t. in hing agulu iu a few
An tjistern exchange aay: "For
the llfMt time in the ex-rieii(' of fruit
dealer, orang.-9 are cheaper than ap -
iilea." n asi n u""' """''
rVmr 'irM'o?;: ;.eTin .hi'
Faster., so.tr I now worth more than
i ....I ll.r. tin. .s. fia
aharreloforamtispanl llUr, t umh
...any apple ran be sold with thl. d.a -
The S. P. are puttiii electric aean h I
lilflit ou their englnra. and the two,
Hogg engine running Into Ashland.,
are to I cUlp-d anon. The war. Ii
light an? very powerful and long-di-;
ta:nv j--r into darkness, lieing (it. I
to throw a light for mile. The dviia-
inoand miu'iniiery rrii on iup in ion
- .i , i . .
L.ii.r ml loUmin Lv steam:
i theeinriliei-r iu the cab being the dl
Wll.l. F.tAMIMLTIIK ItlVKR. Lieu-
tenant 'luvi'.r, if the U. . riiginT-
siul ( antaiu lial''h. of Ihe
llMt t.Ht arriv-d In t iwn yistenlay
evening and lft 1" a .mail lst today
... i ..-.I.- it in eiHiii'i.e the river
l.iiK'vue, Oregon, Jan. l.'l, lv.il.
' Addrced to the F.dltor of the-
I rurtland On itoiilun:
I Youan l.Mr.il. W. CorU tt claim
now that Iiii-iiu-i lot and in-
provemeul in I'ortlaud are not
a--M-d ti) hit;'i, or at Ini-t you did
not cMi'l the state Uard to redinv
the as'llielit on them. Hill you i-ay
liixldo lol an- nni ton
and that you cxyccti.-d the
I. lie lMird in reduce tin iihm-m-un
lit on tin-in. Your claim liowh;-
l liuraiuv or a detcriiiluatiou to nun p-
rein-lit the act loll of the nlutc Imard.
' iLl V.tll II. ,1 Lll.lW tllllt I III hllll- ImlitiI
,.. ,K uahe the u-ctmctil U-
iiirmmr nmnniriiii un ..iiiuu- ,
mail a a county. W hen wmie of your ;
cili.cli ukisl lor a reduction, It wnJ
W' ,.,,u ,,,,,":'"1:frIy, 1 " .""T; !
1 '! ' ' , ',' . r T ! ,
l"opTlv to which the puillculur Clasai
I M lUIIgm I'll S llll II lilt IMIIII IK'll . I, r.
I askeil. ll tlie isiurii nan reuueen uie,
. asscsmiieiil on outside lots iii Mull no-'
'mall .'lo s-r elit., it would hac at the
, same tunc luluivd tiic us-sssuieiit on
the must Valual'le lots ami liiipruxe
, lllellts ;UI s r n llt. Or, Chsidellll, II
: von claim, that the asse-incnt on bus- ;
i in s lots and llliprovi niellts is lion '
, low ciiuiiIi, the Isiard uould have i
; linnle the a-scsKluelit un business lots !
and iliipioveinelits I'M per icnl. lover
tlmll It oil tilt t" Is-for the purpoM- uf
, rfhcviii! the lot owner uf "modi-rale
means,' as Mr. CorU-tt staled, ll mm'
, tin- bnsiiii-ss of yuiir nss-sur ulul conn
; ty Isiard uf iioiili.:iliuii lo u-tiuilv the
evil il oiilside I'Hs ale ass 'wi-il hmher
1 in pruHiiiiuii in tiieir value than n-i-
in lots and impruveiiieiits. " 'our
M .sir, Mr. ."v-.irs, aluiost patiiclically I
si. ills llll. t hi IC-scsslucUt Wlls lllllili-
i I fore tin- panic came and he iis-es-srd
the proH-iiy lisi IiikIi. Huw is it that ,
! lie maile an iims wiih iiI mi liic lin -t
valuable pro-i l v that i not l-si lnh
fur a panic, mid left the burden to be'
Carried by the piopcrty owin-l of.
"iiiiMlerute nieiuis, ' a Mr. Corl-t I uj , '
and by the ivorcr claiw. There ian- ;
olher'Ciiluirity alsiut the nsscssuiciit 1
of Miiitnomah county, which voiircoii. ,
hcIi lit ions ascsir o free to cliurne
(s,r nipt niutive on the part of the
liieuiU-r of the Nlate Ismnl, ou;:lit to
The total UHscsuielit for money,
not in, niroiiiit nnd hhaie of st ick lor
Multnomah county, for the year vi;,
in rooinl iiuiiitN is, i I i.l'iooi-i. In ;
I. urn lounly ti,l:,i i. In l.une
county it I i'."l,!'M'. lu Million conn-,
ty it is l,u'll,i" o. lu l iiialillacoiiiity
il Is fv;,ooji. Inl nlon county it is
il,im. In VHinhiil l.i:u i.i . As
a "ruslic'' und u villaH.cr" I l-liee
that I'oitland i 'he money center of.
Or. pin, ami to a ci-rtam extent of.
iislniit'toii ami liuilio. Ann i i--lieve
further, that if all the money,
note, ais-ollllt lltld Hharc of htiM-k
thut are Mihji-ct to taxation in I'oillun.l
liiul Inm-ii wwiwil at -'ill ci-nt on the
dollar, that the tolnl usMewmeiit of
thine cllissej of plo-rty would havo
aiiioiiuti-d to nearly a much a toe tin
lul assessment on city ami town lois.
And that for your a'-sur to proclaim
tllluu'll hi useessmelit rull, to the -ii-plc
of Oregon, that Multnomah county
tin not more- than three uml ouc-lialf
time a much of those classes of pro-
rty a I iiiutillu, I.am Yumhlll ami
Marion count lea i a fraud on the tux
f rom the above I think il will li
wi n that the claii.l of you and Mr. Cor
l tt to the cll'i-cl that I have driiKKi"!
into the dim-ussion business proj-rty
and the improvemciit then on, ami
that they oUKhl Hot to lie colmiden-il,
I noc well founded. A to what mo
tives piompttsl Mr. Wiii','ute to lake
the HisUtoii he did, I know not uorcan
not. I know that the action of the
state board in refcrenco to the awH-H-meiit
of Multnomah county, wa lair.
and just; and will beur the light nf
,seussloii In every particular, and
Some llrtu uf llltU"'t In
Ui'KMrdlUa Vl) Ud'
rter"fulr! y ,ZXZ"ZZ7ZZ
McKcn,!e at k feu"- Is, he a VL'! a lliulh
tutte City, Mon.phl(w,pher.
I per, I shall I) coinlle.l in MK I lie
, column ol tnu "rusiic press oi inc
tut.- of Oregon.
' A. ( . W.SU.. .M K.
i K rm nHrdrr i ,,!.
W,xnui it. O.. Jan. Ii-Al.ut a
,,, ,1L, porter. a eolon-l
. Ill.-I.kll f.-r
' 1. brutally murdered un ..Id c.uple
inn 1 Khine. for whom Im worked
knew of Chine' rei-i-iving luom-y, i
uml tlie murder w a for robU ry. A I-1
ter hlsurr.-st he wu taken to roria
nioiilh to prevent lynching. I.ust
lliuht tho sheriff took hilll to West
I'nion on hi way to have a iirc-lim-luury
examiiiutioii. ihe fuel ls-.-aiim
known and a meri t organization, In
cluding many prominent .iti.u,
UMen:dTw4;:,.r Jul. d,.r;Uk" the
. . .
! n. irm out, hanged him and nddle.1 the
i bisly with bullet,
1 fcrir ' nm4m ntm twmf
" Pn il.l ll. Jail. Ii-J. i. Hilton,
! ' ' " "Z 'V kli
. . ... .. .. .I l.H ..-lll
J'l HI"'' iroill "s iij-siui j I -in I
J , (W Uw Mrt
, wryu,ly he met. Hi .
. .-'..... .
w a generally bud, though he seriously
wounded Isaac ( Intty. He then put
the llill.le of the revolver ill hi ow n
mouth, and blow ed oil the top of hi
HiillaS a Pealutasler.
Piiil.Ai'l.l.J'H.A, Jan. Ii I'islinii
ter lieli. lal Ihtling, of Ambler, fa.,
wu. anisai io j i .si ijiitsu leiu im i.i"
"'''" I . . .. ,. ... .
.. - i t,i
w.1Iorri.,.MplMi a is.y.i.ii
litis! y A
i Mattisoii, cheinieul uiauufaetiin-r at
', Ambler, have furt-d him to eaneel I,
' iMi.isrj of their stump purehnsed
w here, and altaehed to circular an-1
lei te, . mailed al h'l.ne. Hi s.ilary lia
tt.il l-eii cut fiom a year to tl,
iji e y.-ur.
lhlr Jrrrf l.rpl.lalMrr.
Tkim'.n. N. J., Jan. li-The re
put, hum s.-ntit.- met thi ui'.rini!.
; They called the roll, and ill the al-sf-n.-e
of a 'I'lo rum adjourned until
I'lic Valley i:cr.l a.V tlmt tlic!juJfi or clerk of election, uml
f.ibjcct uf the U ring of a great tun I hence th y arc mail, ami jroK)o M
in i through the Mskiyou in.iun-
l.n . ,
so a to rclicvf the road ol
th- L'rcat cxihmih' of tlio miles of
1 . p ami higli tnount.iiii gr.nlc
ti d over tin one of nature's l.iinl-1
in. irk ami fir.iiid.il!e o'-istruction,
ti cheap ami ciy railral Iran-1
illation, lias Urn rcvivcil. It
will Ih rctncbi'.M ic1 tli.it during th i
gnat railro.iil snow olockade of,
J.iiiuaiy, IS'.Ht, when the cotn'ninctl i
cll.irt of the Southern l'ucitic sys.
ti m's lrt talent could not os n
tin mount. mi for ham lor live
weeks, the Soutiicrn I'acilic silc
li.nl ordered tlicir cniiiuccr., iissoou
a they were throiigli with tlu ir
wora in the l ow crecK canyon, 10
, tn.iko 11 preliminary survey of this
i great cntcrpri: c lor a big hole
through tlie Siskiyou mountain.
Tin' surveyor's camp was prepared,
and the surveying crew were in
Ashland rca ly lo go to work, win n
they were suddenly ordered hy
wire to do some immediate work on
the coast road in Southern t'alifoi-'
ilia. I'he Southern I'acilic has is
sii'il orders to all of it surveying
crews, wli.i have Ufa idle for
month.-, to I icady for work as
.-nun as spring oih'U.s, commencing
March I, 1 Sit I. ' AlKiut the lirsi
wm k to'.- done will lie prcliini-!
nary survey, followed hy a riua
iiciit survey, hy a dillerrnt engi
neer, of this lug tunnel.
t'orvalli limes; Never in it
hictory did the general ollicc of
the O.I', present so deserted an
appearance as it docs now. Time,
was, when the room swarmed with
general managers and assistant
general manager genera, super....
I.. i. l..ti I J ft tl. I flaiail a. t llll lVilllril Mil
,Mr..itcndci.ts, general Ire.gl.t un. l
V ll'ts ifcr- linn tn-. i. ion fc-
pi,-M i.ger ..gents payma.u rs a...
vie- prcs uiciiis ui lo ij iniiiii
de 'ni-. but thoso birds havi
lluivn. Hie KKr old road lost its, Lionel Maggo will receive noth
liuaucial giip uud was forced to ing but words of jnaise from those
spare its titled and sagacious, olli-1 citi 'cns who admire a man who lias
ecu lor lack ol casn 10 jay ineir
salaries. Tho trains weio all run
ning, and on time yesterday, how
ever, in spite of the fact that only
live men and a Isiy ofliciatcd iu the
whilom husy offices. These were
Auditor llopking, Koadmastcr
Sullivan, Ich-graph oerator Mayo,
two clci ks und the olhco boy. So
far as known out one other man
Ih-' his in the ollicc, and that is
tin newly u;iHiintcd receiver
Ch irlcs Clark, w ho is in San Fran-cisi-o,
endeavoring to arrange for a
Sa i Francisco contiK'tion by ocean
I I r I i - a
with the road at Yuouina, either
1,V securing the release ol the debt
lu'den Willatnette Valley, or tl10
charli ring of another craft.
It shall lie unlawful to sell, bar
ter, trade, give or in any manner
furnish to uny minor under the ago
of eighteen years any tobacco, cigars
or cigarettes iu any form, or any
coiiijMjtind iu which tobacco forms
a co:iiM)ueut part, without the
written consent or order of such
minor's parents or "uardian; and
when such minor has no parent or
im -i r,l i il ii Cieii in thut eusn iviiiHciit
may be given hy the county court'
in the county where aaid minor
I I lives. Any nersons violating thoi
1 "V" ul cu,"ric -
lJ'. '8.BU,'J''ct ""'n "V'?"
, than o nor more than o0. "
also uniawitn ior any minor unuei",w re,iuc( or ruiHWl by other
the a;;.: of IS years to Binoko or in ,lleans thun a tax, as tho peoplo
any way use any cigar, cigarette or cannot ,!iV this largo amount in
tobacco in any form whatsoever in ,,(. to t,e city and county
any puiuic nignway, street, inace,
si.are or rcsori, uiui any iiiinoi
violating this provision is subject
to a lino of from one to ten dollars
or imprisonment of two days for
Tho Portland tax ee.iers uro
now on tlie run. Their chieforgan
virtually admits thut tho inside
pr.-'MTiy o. u.e eiiy ,s ussss.s, .t a
... f.i . I - . -
v ry small per cent of
I what those.
who own it would Is; willinx toilis-
miso of the Kuiuo for. Now the
claim is made that tho poor ls-ople.
w ho own the outside lots, is tho
oor ItU case,
1 i .i e
why in uie name oi common sense ( uionu cinnnca n un. wuuwj
do not tho voters of the metro-mlis plainly manifest in lxindon, as al
eleet an assessor who will idace p I so in Puris and Ilcrlin, during the
fair valuation on the magninceiu
brick, iron and clone, blocks and
re. luce the amount placed on the
jssir man's home. As the Oregon
inn is aware, that is not the kind of
an assessor want -1 and will not lie
eh -ted if the rich, selfish capital
ist of that city, can prevent it.
Many persons still do not un
l r-taod the w.a'lii r signals and
we will explain them again. A
wi.ite (lag indicates clear or fuir
w ither and a blue one snow or
ra ii. A w hite und blue Hag says
y... i may ext:t hs-al ruins, and if
it o a white Hug with a black
iarc in the center y ju may t-x-j-.
t frost. The triangular black
dig refers to weutler. When
pi. ! a'uove any of the otlirs it
li. .-an warmer weather, but if
plies below the weather is apt
to turn cAfr.
In Marion county tlie court ilnl
not nii'Hjint a sinclc tKipulist a a
(0 tako tin- matter into the courts.
A journal in a rival town on
1'uget Sound thus refers to Kvcrett,
Washington: "The liotno of tho
whalehack, tho inosshack nnd tho
grey hack; followed by a slidchack
whioli is such u set back that no
'oody ever cxinrls to git tluir
The IVndlcton K. 0. says: Mr.
Mitchell addressed tln council on
ihc condition of city finance. Ho
javc some figures showing that tho
city's indebtedness fur every man
woman und child, was U; annual
iiitvrcsts, -'. ID; aunual cost of run
ning the city 10.
The board of su'rvisor of San
Dico, California, have forwarded
lo congress a petition to make im
mediate appropi ialions for the jiur
ihisc of surveying and build'ng
highway in the several stale of
the I'nion, and so giving employ
1 incut to thoe who during this w in
ter are in great need. The chair
man of the HUiTi'iors, Arthur ti
Nason, rci'iicst. the ti rvisors nnd
commissioner throughout the
I'nitnl State-to follow the example
of the San l'icgo hoard.
Field und Karin.l'olorado, says:
Tlie cattle market i going up right
along and there is no kick coming.
For three years the calves and the
cattle of the range have Urn
crowded onto the market. lecau-
the rang" wa played out und the
l (iplc (jtiitting the btiinc.s. Sunn
hig out lit have entirely gone,
w hile the nuiiiU r of calves branded
ycarl v is from one-half to three-
, o,(, C()I)llili evo, if
; t(ro w,.n, , ,!ut t0 tmff!
, ....... r, .1
coining n iiiiiijj 'i ni" pant.
tlie nerve to icfortn and IsxMtne a
food citizen, after falling once. In
fact such a man is very seldom
found. Many men and women
have not fallen 'iHvntise they have
not been forciil lo icsist a tempta
tion. No credit is duu them. Hut
w hen a fallen one desists and be
comes a useful citizen he should re
ceive the t'iicoura:eineiit of all. We
hos) the government will see its
way clear to ictain tlie gentleman
in bin high ssilion of honor and
tiust. lie will not betray the hon
or and confidence.
... .... , .-
I Mvcr Mato m refuting Pon.o
1 T't':i "lurs on Nevada says: Ne-
vadii is not nearly dead not gone
to the dogs bvuny means, that in
fact Nevada is on tho mend, mines
and mining improving, and cattlo
industry heaping up. Whero
would Nui Fruncisco lie without
Nevada? Where would Arizona
lie? Half the cattle raised iu tho
latter for market in San Francisco
go first to Nevada where tho boun
tiful crops feed. Three times as
many csttle, sheep and hogs as nro
now being raised or feci in Nevada
W het-asily acwmincJated there.
...i,l..rsiI....l that the diree-
1 tors of this sch.K.l dihtrict will ask
' ftn l" U'VV at 11,8
meeting on the ICth. This must
Uxi At Albuny, wo are infonncl
tho voters of that district author
ized the directors to Umd the same
to ruiso all money required this
year, and 0 jcr cent bonds brought
a premium. Wo believe that it
would Isj unwise to levy over a
, three mill school tifx at tho present
time. Therefore wo advocate tho
bonding of tho district for a (sir-
-- an(. t,.U8
,, . 7 .' , '
' ii u;i.t
un i i M' im iKinniiiiii.
i That tlie distress which
bio dispatches from
I SUtes tell us prevails there is not
i ..1.... .,...(;. I t. ll.nl AAim t at awa m
cold snap that sent a chill up and
down tho spina ofall Europe, from
Leghorn to Stockholm, during tho
rreek. The poor In London simply
overran the missions and charita
ble institutions. At one of the lat
ter 8,CK0 jsirsons are reported to
havo applied for food. Only 2,000
secured any, the provisions giving
out when that number had been
fil. Tho number of unemployed
is rcjioitcd by city bureau olliciuls
to lie about tho average, but tho
great army of poor singularly
shows considerable incn-ase. In
l'uris thcro has been a great deal of
suffering, principally from the cold.
Many persons were frozen to death
in the province along the coast.
Germany caught the rim of the
storm, but tho damages and casual
ties resulting from the combined
influences were slight as compared
with those in France.