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EUGENE, 01U SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 13 1897.
A 111. II o
a Crest, the Topmost Peak, Is 14,528 feet Above
the Sea Figures That Cost the Life of
Edgar McClure, Scientist.
or POINT ON MOUNT lUINICfl-
CpNo C.mp 12,700
5 Side Crater 14,275
Cmbia Crest 14,528
Tbf altitude, determined by tbe lamented Edgar McClure, are
tt.A .f.tiH.rfl riwnrit fif hilrtitii nn Kfmi.it n.l.ilu.
wlrtoeuoure - - ..........
' 1.1. n .. rA n f . f . FT1 a f 1 . n . 1 .4 ilia . 1 1 .V, n 1 1 ,. lnn
Icultrly "it" ............. '""i v'-iuiu-
nfthese localities It Is Interesting to note that Camp No Cmp,
I , h i. (t tli summit of Gibraltar Rock, waa given lu name by Prof
F ... . It k.il kun l'.a,..fll.. Ul.
kf'lUft !nor IO Ilia hujv tv utv. votu wicu vaujt ui iiiv oiain.
Luteins following article from
Uk) Post-Intelligencer, one or
BortenterprUlDg papers on iu
4 the moat tragic Incidents In
t science waa tle aeaiu oi
Edgar McClure, who loat Ills
k Mount Rainier July Z7, ioi.
. iL. .l..lai -B
Vnjiog, at e on, uw u.r
turj Id tbe Unlveralty of Oregon,
KiKDil lMe, Inallnoia ana amoi-
wen essentially scieuunc. la
ioDlotiil, he was a member of
Kiumw, whose purposes in ine
oficleotlflft exploration have ler.l
Uioilc Interest and a cumulative
L to the geography of the Norlh-
Jl Tbe particular expedition with
U Professor McClure was asst-
when he met bis untimely
hkft Portland with the distinct
Professor McAllster's statement, was
not only hallowed by scientific sswicib
Hon, but was prepared f r its high
mission more lovingly and arduously
than a favorite racer would re groomed
for the course. Twice had it looked
upon the beauties of tbe Columbia
river fro n the summit of Mount Hood,
and on three other lo'ty peaks it bad
served Its slleut but efficient ministry
to the cause of scleuce. Ou on- ol
these, Mount Adams, the altitude de
termined with this Instrument was ac
cepted by tbe United States govern
ment, yet a new tube was tilled lor It.
Professor McClure himself preparing
tbe mercury by distillation, and seeing
to It that the vacuum was exception
ally perfect. That the barometer was
most carefuly handled at the time ol
observation will fully appear from tbe
record below. It was suspended by a
ling and allowed to baug until It had
assumed the temperature of the sur
rounding air before being read. Not
only this, but all tbe subsidiary phe
nomena which could have tbe slightest
bearing on the result were laboriously
determined. Concurrent observations
were made at all salient sum undlng
-tatlons, while for a week before the
date of actual observation Pro
fessor McClure himself had made
numerous observations both ol
pressure and of temperature at various
sub-stations In the vlelnity of Mount
Rainier, and his collaborateur has
secured simultaneous observations
from Beattle and Portland Uniting
as he did the fervor of the pioneer ex
ploier with the' accuracy of the
laboratory chemist, Professor McClure
was peculiarly fitted to obtain a result
whL'li bids fair to become historic
barometer, a Cut of
which appears herewith, will appeal
Dowerfully to every lover of science.
If, as has been suggested, a raonumeu.
hers of the expedition, was tbe Imme
diate cause of his death. He carried It
In a double case, a wooden ons which
his own hands had constructed, and
outside of this a strong bather tube.
From this Utter stout thougs enabled
him to strap the Instrument on his
back, much aa a pioneer bunUmsn
would wear bla trusty rifle. While
standing on the perilous ledge whence
he took the fatal plunge, he turned to
sound warning to his companions
whom he was leading in a search for
the loi t pathway down the inounlalu.
"Dou't come down here; It is loo
sleep," lie called, turning so us to
make bis voice more audible. These
were his last words. He vanished In
the night and the abyss. It Is likely
that the tube, Hire aud a half feet In
length, caught as he turned and helped
to hurl him from his precarious footing.
figured out the extreme height o
Rainier at 14.519 feet.
'1 he value of Professor McClure'. de
termination will be heightened rather
than lessened by the peculiar difficulty
and rareness of sclentiflo work In an
unexplored ten Itory and from a base
which has uot all the appurtenances
aud advantages of the older sclentiflo
stations of the East and of Europe. In
this respect his work is like that of
Agassi ami of Audubon. Not unlik
those great master was he In his
Intense a1 d lofty devotion to science.
Not unl.ke them he wrought with
rigid accuracy where others had
worked slmojl st random. Not unlike
them he aroused among Lis friends
aud students tbe conviction that he
was a born high priest of nature, whose
chief mission In the woild was to re
veal ber secrets to ruauk'nd. -He
died as be alwaya llvcd-o. tin rooun- ae.Mr.erHM..
ibid lop. I dimllna it waa evident thai Eiissna and
1 n transmitting Ills results to Horace Ro.eUlirif wtre um)er an ares ot relative-
McClure, brother of the deceased y low barometric pressure on the '.'7 III,
.UniLi. Pn.f.or McAIIter brine to representing atmo.pticrlo conditions
I ,11.1 v..all la SI.. Brtoln.t
i ii . i.. .... n..A .I..
proper ciuso m muur ui iu, , ..,. , ,,..., ii.l n..
Is as creditable to bis scholarly culture observations at both these pistes, using from Seattle and 1'ortlan 1. tbe following
as it Is to his unselfish and detoted ouly tboso at Seattle Portland, l-'oii -miudus are obtained:
mnrn siviirato tliun I It in una of Prof.
McClure'.. At any rule, the outstand
ing error Is now ton small lo Jiullfy lb
Inuard of any future attempts.
Alllluili- or Kith Nl
Krom the ibrv;itlon niuile by Prof.
McClure bile en route to tliia siiinuili.
together wlib sluiulianroiis records
Herbert L. Uri'ck.
Tks Lais ESiar BlcClnre.
'rst. K. II. AeAllstsr.
Mofruaklnir the ascent of Mount
pr, recording such geographical
I topographical observations as
lit te feasible. As a member of
"NHion, Professor McClure was
W id charge of the elevation de
1ajeQt and set before himself a
fht more distinct and definite
JiVlx: to ascertain by the most
"i methods and with the most
""My graduated instruments the
P height of the famous and
fiful tnountalu. How well he ac
fPHbed this purpose will best ap
r 10 the subjolued letter from
pwajor E II McAllster. his friend
P colleague, who with Infinite care
f Vmpathetlo seal has worked out
Mta, which would otherwise have
""ndeclpherable not otly to the
Nl public, but to the average
"lr Ai ho himself said when lie
"P'Hed his arduous task: "I have
"everything possible to wring tbe
!lh from the observations. In my
iwent they should becooie historic
Mount of the nrobabllitv of their
rthe accomnllhman. of Ihla olilpct
. . - w
uttor McClure broucbt all the
F'W retOUrW f sa ilna miHiim atiH
v a i ijjj vuuuio miu
t ' "I'tiuui j v u U K. uinuuuuv)
fiaPUni Were i.ia wlth lhG re.t
car. To htm thr fuinilmpnt
aP.r, . .
f u UOt Bn rtmnh as aAiaMinnl or
v as) jrv S u vw
Irllimnh at ai iilifnPir tfT
ll sb a v ivvui j sws
f nr- The very instrument on
K ,,e. niet relied for accurate de
, ""'"aiious, as will be seen from
CNTboniUson ahlmvxl fmm Ed.
Saturday evening to Chicago 060
a of cattle. Wallace Chamberlain
a Cd Stiles went along to car for
- raner a viail Willi ins par-
' In rin... It. m i i-i. . 1 1
turn : "t vuaiuuenaiu win
i a & L"d Mr Stiles will also return
ahrM r.. .... . . ...
Like his own high-strung Irarae, the
delicate Instrument was shattered; but
neither of the twain went away from
the world without leavlhg an imper
It Is Interesting to note the close cor
respondence of his Independent obser
villous with those made by others.
The height of themountalu had been
measured many times before be
essayed to measure It. Borne observers
bad measured It by irianguianou, uu
others, notably Msjor E 8 Ingraham,
of Seattle, had given Ita altitude from
the readings or ruercurlsl barometers.
Major Ingraham gave the height at
14,624 feet. It will be noticed that the
riiilt obtained by Professor McClure
was lust four feet greater, a remarkable
coincidence at that vaBt altitude ana
among conditions of hardships,
Canbr and Walls Walla. Tbs strategic
position of Ibeie four points will be snun
at once by a gtanre at tbe accompany
The method followed in making the
reduction was, In brief, to iluiluce from
the observatloasat tbe four bate stations
surrounding the mountain His actual
atmospheric conditions prevailing In the
Immediate region of tae mountain.
More specifically, tbe procos consisted
in determining the atmospheric pressure
and temperature al an Imaginary sea
level vertically under tbe mountain.
wblob level I shall iiibseojicntly call tbe
Jo Ibis I was crsaily asaiatcil by a
careful study of tbe daily weather charts
Issued tiy ins government, air. rague
having kindly lososd me hliolllclal tile
for July. I thus practically had at my
disposal observations from sll the Im
portant points on the Coast, botn before
and after the principal observation.
Wltb due regard to tbo position sod di
rection of tbs liohais, and giving proper
weight to tbe observations al each ol
the four base stations, 1 finally deduced
30.1:10 inches at tbe value of the pressure
at tbe mean base which best satisfied
all the data. It ought to be said, per
haps, that this result does not depend
upon my judgment to any appreciable
extent, Din was legitimately worneu out
from tbe ootervaiions ana isonaric
In determining the mssn temperature
Letter of Trat amission.
University of Oregon,
Eugene, Or., Oct. 13. 197.
Mr Horace McClure Dear 81 r:
I herewith transmit to you for pub
lication my report upon the observe
tlou of y ur late brother, Professor
Edgar McClure, relative to the altitude
of Mount Raluier, the data having
beeu referred to me fot reduction and
computation by yourself and by the
offlcl ala of tbe Masama club.
It is but just to myself to say that
the long delay la the appearance ol
this report has been caused b unavold
able difficulties In the collection of sub
sidiary data; In particular, the com
oarlson sheet showing tbe Instru
mental error of Professor MoClure's
barometer, could not be found until
the 0th of this mouth, when It was
discovered araobg some effects left by
him In Portlsnd. A further delsy bss
been occasioned In obtaining a few
other Important data. A report ap-
Droxlmately correct could have been 0l tDA ,ir column extending from the
tlmaairo. but I felt It was! meso bat to tbe summit ot the moun
....... .t r Prfn.nM- Mo. tain, tbe obiervstlons mads by Prof
uu.iu McClure during tbe prevlout week lo
Clure's reputation for extreme accuracy hf vlclDly were g0 aum.ro,,, and woll
that no report whatever should be auo- um0d as to leave far lets than tbe usual
llshed until I was able to atate a result smount ot uncertainty. Making due a!-
. it i. vnnnhu Imliiv tha I lowauce for the modnrate elevations ol
for which I could vo'icbas uems; me ,..., ,h.,a ,,..,,. .nw
very best tbat tne ooservauous w cea,iy that the temperature about the
capable of affording. I mountain at that time followed that of
n. ti..nb nl mnwriisfl are aueiBeame very ciuneiy, aou wm iiio nui
iUVUmw - , . . " , , .,..
JH.nB j. II.AII11UUI1 uiuoicut liuill lllfliui ivnifliiu
Ulll ueparieu uuibuij iivitt iftu iud uci
offered up his life virtually a sacrifice
to the cause of popular and practical
science, and In as lofty a sense aa ever
dignified a Roman arena he was a
maityrto tbe cause of truth. To use
the mttchless figure employed by
Ityron In describing the death of
Henry Kirk White, who died a victim
to bis own passionate devotion to
literary art. be v.-aa like the struck
eagle whose own feather "winged the
shaft that quivered in hia heart."
Just In baru ony with this thought
came countless expressions of sympa
thy and condoler.ee to tbe members of
Professor McCIure's family when tbe
sad newa of his death went abroad.
One of tbe most touching, and, to my
mind, one of the most typical of all
these came from an obscure man in an
obscun corner of Kentucky. He was
w " j
to Mr B 8 Pague,
Oregon weather bureau, far uumerous of Wala w11, ,nd the ow temperature I trio pubiithml;
courtesies and for hia efficient aid In of Fori Canby. Allowing proper weight I Wi'3, Prof. Mct'l
i..iiiii rrft to these iacn, ine ootervaiions ai me
E H McAlistbr,
Professor of Applied Mathematics.
Vnr iim tipnnt of those not Intsrcttsd
In tbe sclentiflo details of this report, It
mn ha .luted at once that ihe summit
nr Unnni linlnlrr. aocordlnir to I'rofet
tor McCIure's observation!, is 14,628 feet
above tea level. Tbe altitudes of vari
ous sub-stations occupied en route will
i,. fn.in.i further on. An account of tbe
data, with description ot tbe methods
in reduction and compulation
It Riven, lo Indicate tbe degree ot reli
ance to be placed upon tbe resuu
Tha Principal OIeraUoi
Tha nrlnntnal obterVStlon to wblcb
this report refers was made by Piof. Kd
ki.-rinra. of tha University of Ore-
Ion, on tbe summit of Mount Rainier,
Washington, July 27, 18U7, at 4 :30 p. in.,
Pacltlo standard time, 'ine ootervauoo
n.i.i. nf a readins- of Green's ttandard
mercurial barometer, No. 1012, together
with readings of attached and detached
eU SO IO DBUK limit I " .u..."..., -v... -
0 a ,
J wa k! i ; t
(mwtui I o
' Q R I to ON. 1
Soul li titlu Crater Kulnlcr.
'I bo data In these cases were not suf
ficient to mil in it an elaborate worklug
out of the n 1 1 it n Ic, so that the figures
given sre to La regarded a rather close
approximation, except in the case of
Ma.anm enmp, the altitude of wb'jb
rests upon fsur ottnervalluus and It cor
I'rof. Mrt'lnra'a llnrvnieler.
Prof. MoClure's barome
ter had a nolablo bUtory its
motintuliieerlng. To quoin
the professor's own words:
"It bas twicn looked upon
the beauties of the Colum
bia river from the summit
of Mount Hood. It was the
first barometer taken to tbe
top of Mount Hood, and
gave tlio true elevation, II.
li feet. In place of 17,000
or 1S.0U0 fiH-t piovioinly
claimed. Th batoim'trlc
liieasiiremeut of Mt. Hood
was madn In August, lsil",
by a government party uu
der llm direction of Lieut.
K. 8. Williamson. The teu
ond barouietrlo measure
ment of Mt. Hood was made
wltb tbe tame Instrument
In August. 170, by Prof.
George 11. Collier."
la August, 1SD1, the ba
rometer was carried by
Prof. .McClure lotbe sum
mit of Diamond Peak; lo
August, ItiUi, by the writer,
lo the summit of the middle
peak of tbe Three Sisters,
in Oregon, giving an alti
tude of 10,080 feet, not bltb-
In .In IV.
tire took I
wltb tbe Mar.amas to Mount
At'atns, sad In July, 18!7,
to tbn summit of Mount
A new lube was filled a rut
inserted about two years
ago, Prof. McClure prepar
ing tbe mercury by distilla
tion and the writer boiling
It In tbs tube. The vacuum
wat exceptionally perlcrl.'
Tbe comparison sheet pre
viously mentioned showed
tbat tho Instrument on the
occasion of Its last trip read
.005 Inches above standard,
In thus comnlotlnir tbe
labors of Prof. McClure, f 6
with whom I was so long -i3
and to Intimately associat
ed, I feel a very uiolAiicho-Th nrafcea
ly satisfaction. For bis BtsrotaeUr.
sake. 1 have spared no
pains In collecting all the useful data
tbat could be obtalued, to make tbe re
sult rnliablo to the last degree posslblo
lu such a cuso. I leave tbat result as a
sulllcient guarantee of tbo accuracy ot
tbo whole work from beginning to end.
mt lhaa Inn. WB allowed to to bang
Lincoln Park, Cblcag.
m I ha lt nrtlntnn
U bad atsumed the temperatur o ... "-j-A . (nnoB"
inuiuKBitt :r . n.j-.K- .. nn.....in, ftnrldedad-l . t. rhtn.on-
tha .iiv was clear at tne lime; mu iusi in............., ,.. t uu m mi iui; m.-,
tne SKy was oiear iu i , i over anv other that could bel. j . . , m.,..
tbe place oi o"--", .nniTa.l in th nrohtem In band : ctpeo- oescriutu u.Uw...,
tbe mountain, is oos.gu.icu . v. JJif"" ,t',uralll cf u.iog the Iso- trated book, or 00 pages, now oeins;
The barometric reading, corrected for barto cbarts with jrreal freedom and I el- distributed by the Chlcsgo, Mllwau-
Instrumental error Hi temperature, was feotlvenest, thereby Incresslng be rell- ke( & Ht r,u, 1slw,y company. It
S lnc?e.rK ability of tbe retult to a marked extent. , o lhe flneilt h,IMfflnf p,olure,
20 degrees Fabrenbelt. The canapauiioa. 0f one of Creation's most charming
nbaldlary Observations. I ,rh. .,ilw,i,nn tn.it.. thera remained I nlunoa nf retort for citizens of the
Concurrent observations were made at I Ior the final calculation tbe following I Ureat Repuhlio. Everyone who baa
w :80 a. m. ana nouny uur.og u data : ,,, lh n,rk -nt annreolate
tbaBmllKlo wdfor thowwho have
Uaromstrlo pressure at not It will be a reveiauon oi wnas
mean bate 80.130 Inches u tQ Kea ,Q Chicago. It can only
JSA beprocuredby enclosing twentrnv.
In i making tbe calculation I used tbe (26) cenU In coin or postage stamp,
amplified form ot Laplace's formula ,0 u HealTord, general passenger
given lo the recent publication of tbe , 41 01J tj0on. Rulldidg, Chlca-
'...lsl...Kl.H L.tlSitllnn with t n A Afins s 1
ouiuui"Uiu luntuuiivu) " -
Hants there adopted. Perhaps for tbe
geneisl reader It may be important to
remark tbat tbla formula, besides tbe
barometrlo presaures, contains correc
tions for the temperature of tho air col
umn; for latitude, and for tbe variation
of gravity wltb altitude in Its effect on
the we ehi oi me mercury iu im w
Th Initial Lectckb. Today's
Salem Btutesman: A couple of bun
dled ladles and gentlemen were
thoroughly well eutertalued last night
by Prof Frederick S Dunn, at the
omater: for tne average nuimimy u m. 0hBpt or wiuameite uuitoih
air; and tor tbe varlaUon of gra'it; . neJ the wnter lecture-course ot
1'5L'"ud,nJ,?,,"!b.B,,:.' the Classical Club, by some excellent
UI LUQ air at UIOU iu
noui.1 llller as Views tf.m -- a.hl-l".
be reared to mark tbe spot where the
young scientist gave up hi life, no
fitter design could be adopted than a
stone shaft bearing on Its face a has
relief of the historic Instrument which
he bore on his bsck with sacred cate.
It la entirely probable that this
barometer, coupled with his unselfish
tsollcitude for tbe safety of other mem-
f'nRHitcT.-A word to business nun:
A transient advertiser cornea along
and sweeps hundreds of dollsrs ojt of
the town for -calendar" or "business
. iiifl." What does he leave
uau - 0- --
for It? Boraethiog that Is soon
ht.li. Whv not pay tbat money
newspaper that gives employmen to
twenty families and spends every d l
Ur it makes right In the city?
Tbe Georgia legislature has passed a
taw making football an unlawful game.
AicLiure s rcoiu,
of Rainier baa
been made by George F Hyde, of the
United States geological survey, .u
ion Ha tiursued the method of
not a great nian himself, as the world
counts greatness, this man In Ken
tucky ; but be knew a great man when
hesawblm. He had known Edgar
McClure; and when he heard the cir
cumstances of his death, he sut down
and wrote a brief note. One wnienre
. . i i , .
. .r,H lull lllff SB I IS HMO
"'"O"'" . . Hfilk In It isum uMPtllV f.l Wlllltl r Of Elllr
sjajijiic; tvu .--..-..---
I me at Elleusburg, In
the sea level guage
A.P.well. Oct 8. 1807, of
typboldj: fever, Rosa, the 7yr
daua-hter ofJ M a"d Mary Martin.
Thegfune,.l will be held at I o'clock
Wednesday anernou, i
place at tbe Howe
Dally Guard, Novembers.
Bear Killed. Bud Djury, yester
day afternoon killed near Jasper, a 300
Sund I black bear. He brought I , to
E igene this forenoon and so d It for
tl2 to L A Itosteln, who will ship It to
Victoria, B C.
was this: "Edgar McClure
Died. At Florence, Oregon, Nov 2
187, Daniel Hill, aged 19 years, oldest
sou of J B Hill. The funeral took
place Wedntsday at tbe Odd Fellow'
cemetery In Glenada. Daniel was a
bright noble boy and bad many friends
who mourn his untimely death. Mrs
Hill Is a sister of Mrs L 8 Rowland of
Born. lu Eugene, Oregon, Nov 7,
1807. to tbe wife of Oulnn bulllvan, a
10 pound son.
noon by the regular observers at Seattle.
Portland, Fort Canby, Ibe Unlversllyjof
Oregon st Eugene, Itoseburg, sud one
observation at Walla Walla at S p. m.
la addition to these, during tbe week
precedlug the 27th Prof. McClure mads
numerous observstions botbol pressnre
snd temperature st various ttib-ttsllout
it tbe vM'inltv ol Aiouni naioier, ana
'iinultsosous obervstlons are furnished
J otn Seattle aud Portland.
Tbe Dalle T-M: Tbe horse can
nery at Llonton la furnishing a mar
ket for a considerable number of
cayuse from Eastern Oregon and
Washington, and will In time relieve
tbe rangea of a large number of useless
stock. Today a consignment of 16
catloada were ahlpped away from Tbe
Dalles to Llonton. They were a lot of
whlte-eved. worthless ponies from the
Warm Spring reservation, which tbe
. . iirpLA
th. un.iih.nni.n .hl. hut afterward read ns from tne ureea cuiuoujr, u.
verified tbe result by a numerical solu- frogs of Aristophanes." The transla
tion of the formula the altitude being, b tbi acoomputied scholar pre-
re,.,e.,?:veheg,na,D df hi. auditor. Intsc, . the In-
It should be noted st sn evidence of herent humor of the classic snd as an
the great cars and foresight with which euterUlnmant It set a splendid pace
Proistor McClure planned bit work and d th f,;low. it was
.-.. mtiiiin nin fnet with that ob- cause for congratulation In tins lie
talned by the United Htates Geological ulljai oflerlng to the public
Survey In 1805, using, ss we msy sup- ; ",,.
pose, the most refined methods oftrl- Won't Go Back. - Jacksonville
angulation tbe latter estimate being ximes: "Jeus Nelson, who left Jack-
14,610 feet. In connection wltb so ,e two years ago for Cook'i In-
great an altitude, nine feet Isanlnslg- DV!, l J,."a" .tv He was
nlficanl quantity, and tbe close corre- let, Alaska, returned recently, "e wm
spondence In lb results of tbe two 0ne of the two thousand people wbo
methods of measurement Is truly re- went nt0 that section In 1805, and be
msrkable. I am not Inclined to regard k , flattering terma of It;
laatjsttjsssr Kis.'- -"-sr
Having a full knowledge of all the to the froiten north at all. Mrw eas
svallable data, I am perhaps better pre- tbat very ,ew 0f tbe many who have
nsred than anyone elte to pass Judgment a1bl. i.B.a been repaid for
upon the re.uft .et forth; and while i - . . lbgt ,here ml
wnnll ha rollv to irive a numerical - i iu -i
m.ta of iha nrobablo error. I feel jutll-
fled In saying tbat no single bsrometrlo'
determination Is ever likely to prove
and tbat there Is much
exaggeration In the repoita that come
Indians bad do use for hence they
turned them off for "beef."
McMinnvllle Telephone Register
Nov 4: Tbe barn and content Includ
ing five horse and on cow, belonging
to Cbaa Oatman, three mllee south of
Ibl city, wa destroyed by fire earl"
Sunday morning. Tbe fire was dis
covered at 2 o'clock but It was too lar
gone to aave the stock or any of th
contents. Tbe fire Is considered ln
cendlaiy. It la a bad loss. Mr Oat
man was severely buined durlug Ids
effort to release tbe stock.
Salem Journal: Miss Gertrude
Hlrsch entertained a party of young
people at "heart." Thursday evening
In honor of Miss Rosalie Friendly, of
The year U54 wa an eventful oue
r.ie Oregon. In It there were born In
Oregon Col Robert A. Miller, U S Ben
ator Geo W McBride, Judge R 8 Bean,
Judg Tsylor, aid ex-State Pil.iter
Frank C Baker.