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EUGENL, OK., SATURDAY, MARCH -0 SOS.
WEEKLY EUGENE GUARD.
LnPBELL BROS, PUBLISH ERS
CiuB--!""1 of Willamette b-twe
,; .ud EUhlbStroeU.
f TERM OF BL'rMCRIFTIOS:
L rtif. ! . ! . ' ': t'.oo.
Wislnfl mad8 known
r - ...nlloattftn
DEALER IN aSllkttSaS
tiks, Watches, Chains. Jewelry, Etc.
pairINO PROMPTLY DONE
II Work Warrantd.-tl
b,W. BROWN, M. D.
ice ud residence oer postofiiue.
a m,i H w i, i"
t 4 APII V.Ilt.lSllV.
Vics-One-nall block south or Chrlameu'e
Kl-OKSK. i OKKQOJJ.
rn I. VA1(K. V. E. MARS1.ET
g - Ul I jUU
m.iMlce iu all the court of
lice Id Wnlton Llock.
rlni iiirrhneJ the olllee and fixtures o
lt di'ivurd Vt. V . llemlumou, 1 urn now
store uiu omce.
Crasn md Bridge work t Speclaltj,
JilTE AND MARBLE WORKS.
Wtlnn md New Prices In Foreign end
Leslie Marble and Granite, Monument.
Headitoues and Cemetery work ol
all klnde lor 185.
L WORK GUARANTEED !
aiUilirit.unrP Utlij. Hi ene O
E. 8xoix;iiS3, Assistant Caihler,
lOl Euge e.
J up lash Capital 50,000
plus and Profits. $50,000
gene - - Oregon.
pneraj backing business don. on reason
row. 8iiht drafu on NEW YUitK,
JAUO, 8AN FRANCISCO and POKT
or eichange mid on orelgn ooantrles.
;U received sobjeot to check or oeit.fi
collections entruitod to u will recelvs
lie County Bank.
tlstaMlihed In 188i)
Qtneral Banking Dullness
A. O. HOVEY, President.
M. ABRAMrt, Cashier.
A. O. HOVEY'Jr., At J as
I Savings B
. . Of r
(Paid up) .
a " b JW. President
12 P.,NE- Vice President. '
J- . OSBURrt, Cashier.
. SHOWN, caehler.
n. k. .
pi. , "rn- H. u. F.lu., W. E.
r. iloelnuiu. 1. R. M.rrl.
Oeral Barikino Business
saed or; Favorable Terms
8:nL?l. 0 ,,he Principal clt.le. of U h
IsllT.' "'he furnlteJ avail
!t ti1 on llm.
''"voi xuii k. ikj .... t i. ..i.i.
kc' Uo'" recelr. onr promvt t'ctkn.
THE CHANGE MADE.
a. I. Co. s PiiSiengiT Division Goes (o
ottlllAL OHDIHI HtirilVCU
Uwburi; Review, March 19: I'bt-
tipwg ol the eliiti)t;e In t tie p pasneu
8t r nivihioii citne rur a ccrtaluiy last
tilght, Couiluclor Kearii-r received
llie follow lug olliL-lal ordi r:
I'oKTLAXD, Or, March 18. 181)8.
('i)iimiein'liiK the i'Oth three crews on
train. 15 and 10 will ruu between IVr
land aud RiddLs and three crews be
iwecn Kiddles and Duusuiulr. The
pay runt (itouth) nf Riddles will be f liO
rir ccuductors, J7J for brakemeu
West (norlli) ol Riddles $123 for con
ductors and $75 lur biukeineu. Notify
your UraUeiuuu of change of run.
Ar.er chance In runs to takeellect
the Ut'tb, do you want to run east or
went front Rlddlet? L R FlKLI s
At present there will be no other
change lu the I una, but It Is the gen
erul opinion amoug railroad men (hut
mo ireigui uiviviou will be llioveu hh
oon as facilities can be nrovlded ai
Riddle. Many llleve, however, tint'
tiletibrook (Judge Riddle's place), In
stead of the prtrsent town cf Riddle
will be the final loealioti of the division
terminal. Whatever it Is, it is pretty
cert ilii that the repair shops for th
Oregon division will bo I rated unci
other permanent iiiiprovniirui nmihv
There Is a report, also, that EuuiMie
will K't the fright division north of
Rose bur lu the place of Junction, and
that the Roebur local will then be
cut ('ft at the former place.
A. S. MVLIKK.
At hi" home ou Kait Ninth street,
A H AlcCluri) piissed from this hte this
morniiiK, the Immediate cuuse ol death
being due to dropy. Deceand has
been troubled with iheumntlsin for
years, snJ about six weeks sinco win
coi. lined to his room. Friday he was
stricken with paralysis aflectimt hia
speech and entire liht aide, aud was
helpless uutll his death.
This removes one of Oregon's w ell
known pioneers. Vr McCluro was
born ou t ho Wah'ish river, Indiana,
Ma. 3, 1S?J, and wh therefore dK-'d US
years, 10 mouths ntid 18 days. lu lko3
he emigrated to Oieon, aud a one
of the party that attempted to leave
the old California trail and enter west
ern Oregon through the pass near the
Threw bisters. Tho-e familiar with
Oregon's early history will remember
that this company lost their way, sent
a party ahead to reach the settlement,
which In turn btcume lost, and that
starvation nearly claimed them all be
fore they secured relief. Deceased has
resided in Oregou ever 6 1 nee, at Port'
land and hugcue principally, llewus
thefutberof eleven children, so.en of
w hom, together w ith his wife, are now
living: Henry and Walter, of Seattle,
attorneys; Horace, beattle, assisiaut
niauoglng editor Post-Iutelligeueer;
John H and Will, 5 a tie; Charles,
Portland; and Miss Jennie, Seattle.
Thote now dead are the late Prof ssor
Edgur McClure, of the University of
Oiegnn, one of the brightest young
scientists of the entire est, and thtee
children who died iu infitucy.
Deceased was an Odd Fellow, a char
ter member of Spencer Butte lodge of
this city, and has been prominently
Identified with the order for over 30
STATE NEWS IX BRIEF.
Biz prisoners In the Marroin county
Jail made an attempt to escape yester
day. Two window bars were sawed
almost in two.
Extensive experiments with sugar
beets will be made In Jackson cottuiy
this year. Mtdfurd is trying to secure
Ills reported that Hver
bearing quart! tins been discovered on
the farm of P J Ridings, near Mar
Gllliani county populljts, democrats
aud sliver republlcausytsterd iy notn-
iusted a uuiou ticket.
Circuit court commenced at R'fC
burg .esterday, Judge Fullerton pre
siding. At this time J M O.berman
will be tried for the murder of J .N
Ciateel at Myrtle Creek, a shoit tine
The work of developing the Yamhill
couuty cinnabar mines has com
menced. h'ettle;partles are suppo-ed
to be furnishing tne capital neceesary.
Many people will remember the very
excellent work accomplished by Rey
MrClapphere a number of years ago
iu a erlts of union meetings held In
the Methodist church. He is ceitalnly
a very practical and inspiring speaker
Do not fjil to hear hliu each evening
this week at the
OREGON FLAX COLTDRB.
Fine Linen k Been Made From
sue Iiidu.trr jt.aur.d lurr...
Flax fibre of the finest iimiMty can be
raised in Oregon. To Is suggests pon.1
bilitles .f manufacturing and of the
roKterliirf of a great commercial liidu.
ry that nearly dazzles, says the Port
land Telegram. Mrs Governor Lord
and Mrs J C Card have iu their IHIHt'P
sion some samples of t.ible linen made
from Oregon flax llbre (hut compares
with the finest table linen in the mar
ket. The (lore at sent to (termany
by these Indies and the linen manu
factured there. '
"It It us line a rami le of linen as I
ever saw," raid a well-knowu dry
goods man this morning. It shows
what can be done with Oregon fhix
llbr. It. opens up new avenues of
commerce. Like Mr Jtidson, the O R
& N Industrial agent, I e:.cliiun, "The
people of Oregon do not realize their
gieut resources." Il half the truth
were told regarding these bountiful op
portunities it would sound like a fairy
tale, aud cause eople to imagine that
thetiuth wat being stre'ehed almost
to the snapping point.
In my mli.d the mimes of Mrs Lord
and Mrs Cut. I will iiUuvs shine
briulitly in the hls-ory t.f Oreuon
I hey have wi rked iincui-li'gl.v lu the
futurist of proving in the fi mers and
m-iiiiif:.cturers that Mux 111. re could lie
tmulu to pay heie," coniludid the
The It ix llbre rf cou tu Is nt of
much use u ii i I the means tire at hand
o turn it Into a commercial article
Farmers admit that they ran raise a
good grade of flax llhrc, but say there
no nuiikct fr it. Iu the. face of this
th. y pay $1 ai d $1 CO per yard for I'.cir
taMtf linen, which comes across the
Not only do they pBj fur the rai-iug
ot the fibre iu Another countrv. but
they pay for its manufacture. Its
fieight ucross the Atlantic, It freight
rate across the continent and the extra
harges for its handling by the differ
eut merchants. Linen is one of the
greatest articles ot commerce in the
Uuited .States, ami still they say there
no market f ir the llbre.
They are right in so far that it is use
less to raise the fibre unless it can be
utilized. TliU can only I e done by
stablishlng nauufactorics for turning
it into a commercial article. It re
quires capital ti do this. Rut this is
easy to secure whin capitalists realize
that a good grade of fibre can be
Nature has tupplied Oregon with
ery requisite for manufacturing the
article Mills could be established iu
Portland aud find all the uillerunt
elements at hand lor I lie industry.
Fuel, water pow r, etc, In fact nothing
would Iiuvh to be shipped in; it Is
ready ut haud, ready to be turned to
The fhx fibre is h very sensitive
plant, and requires a great deal of care.
Uut the climal" here is especially
adapted to Its cultuie. It Is planted
about this time of the year and can tie
pulled iu thiee mouths or earlier. Ily
that time the sun is bright aud hot, so
that It can be bleached to perfection.
Oue of the other mo.t Important things
is the fact thai plenty of good, soft
water can be obtained with which to
Hood the llbre. In nh rt, no artificial
means are needed tlther iu Its raising
or its manufacture.
Assessor liurton Coniineiiccs
Work of lb"JU Assessment,
Assessor D P liurton has made, the
appointment of the following dcpllllet
w ho w ill a-i-t him in the field work
of the ISI'S nsssmtuit. Home of lb
deputies have already beguu their
Camp Cruris, Mabel, Mohaw k, Mc
Ki nz e and (late, (..'reek (1 W Rig s.
WilUmelte, Mohawk Bud Kpring-fleld-E
Thurston, jasper, Fall Creek, Middle
Fork and Haze! Dell-huul Nadley.
Pleasant Hill aud Lost Valley J F
Creswell Rolit Haw ley.
; .! and country wis! of Fugene
-H F Iveiiey.
Irving Ed P.ond.
Long Tom, Richardson and Cheshtr
J II Vutt-.
S'liciicir. Ci HiUsluW aid
.M-oiid V i y-
(iletitena, Walton, Luue and (Jate
Creek J 11 (Sutherland.
Herman W H Meade.
Florence, Mapletou an I Heceta W
Roliemia, F.ast a-id West Cottage
Orove and Eugene D P liurton.
Heppner (iazette: J 11 Keeney, of
Elgin, has gone to Kuuiptr to hM.k
after the stae contract between that
Cong egathMalll'-i"1 "! Canyon tit., in wn.cu ut
The Extensive Dipt at tie 111 id j
Butte Lri. '
Ol Vast Coitiiuercal liiipariam
Rseburg Review: Quick i!vr Is
soon to be proihjced III large q'l iii; iti s
Iroin th.. muck Hutte mines in Lane
county, about 17 mile sout heist o
Cottage drove. There u a iiiounlaln
of ore of all degree of rich tu s. up t otl
per cent niercuiy. A contract lias bi n
let for the construction of a 3) ton
quicksilver furnace, with comlciis r, ,
dryer, itc, woik ou which Is to be
begun iitimediately. The comrany
has leccutly built a good wagon road
to the mines, bridging several streams;
has bought a line farm lor heailqu tr
iers, with buildings that will If used
as ulllccs, lio.uiilog houses, etc. and
every proration h being made for
working the ptoperly the eoininu
The importance ol ihls quicksilver
proerly lies to a cousiderable extent
in the fact that for several years 'he
production of the metiil on the Piclllo
coast has been stead. !y d dining ou
account of the mines being exhausted.
Other mineral product have increased
in volume. The leport of the experts
who examined ti e Itlack Hutte mine
"All the indications fioiu pre.sciit
developments warrant the conclusion
tint the entire mountain Is an Inl
ine nte deposit of quicksilver o:c, w It It-It
will produce practically U io percent,
which with the ease lit.,', ciieapoess
wi ll nliicll It could be woiked, makil
it one of the most valuable mining
propositions on llie Puclllc const, if not
the hole world."
The property consist of 1010 acres of
land along the top cf lll.n k Unite,
which, rather than uo Individual
t u tie, Is u sour of the Cascade range,
lid list's to a height of LTtiO feet above
the level of the surrounding country.
The cinnibar ore, mixed wi.h u gHiiuiie
tin t is a sort of decomposed quartz,
crops out along a distance of about 400(1
feet near the crest of the ridge, and
there are ninny eligible sites for fun
nels, dumps, inclines, tracks, ore bins,
furnaces, shops, ami ail the necessary
facilities for the econo mical exlr iction
of the ore. Bix main cuts anil two
tunnels have teen made, from which
assays were tuatle showing fioin 3 to
40 per cent, quicksilver. The cod of re
ducing the ore Is estimated ut $1 per
tan. The market price of the quick -silver
is about 62 eeuis a pound.
Borne time ago J Rchrman, who is
mtuatilng the work at the mine
brought to the Chamber of Commerce
a collection of mlneial specimens, two
large pieces of rock bearing cliiuibar,
in one of which the proportion Is said
to be 40 per cent of the weight. Yes
terday Mr liehrmau brought down a
vial witli nine ouueca of quicksilver
that lie said he had reduced from a
pound of ore.
The Rlack Iiutto Mining Compat.y
is composed of (Seattle aud Port Towns
end men, who huve I eon quietly In
vestigating the merits f their
clitjms, aud adding to the (xttbtnf
their property. Now they are ready to
open up the miue aud work it energet
ically, and It will become an Important
iudostry. It is said that the cost of
lbs production cf quicksilver in Call
forula is between 22 to 111) cent I ei
pound, while the cost of gelling quick
silver from the Rlack liutte iiiits Is
estimated at 10 cents per pound.
Ileal Estate Transfers.
Ke.orU-,l dsllr from the Utiitrict Oflice of
A li WUreler it Co.
Rell Juutiings and w ife to John 11
McClung, S3 feet fronton East side ol
Willamette strict iu Eugene, between
7th and 8th ; (1
II L Dunn and wife to (borge M
Dillard nj se and el w 1, sec 2H tp 1H,
3 w; $U00.
titate ot Oregon to J W Allen, lot I,
sec 2Stp IS, 3 w; $:i7o3.
J It Mosby und wife to I 11 Vei.lch
ami I) A Mt sly, lots 5 .,r, 1 U, l b ck 3.
MrFarland's utldilinu to Cottage
I) L Ruil-r and wife to E T Ruth r
el sec 3 tp 1'.), 0 w; $1
Fruuk Hemeliwsy und wife to J II
Prince 10 acres iu mc tp l 4 j $120
Frank Hemeiiwuy ami wife die to
U C Colu 20 acres in ioc 0 tp IH, 4 w ;
Emily J Hun. in r ami wi.V t W.i.
Horn lots In Cot njje (irov, ; 811
A W Oilberlai.d wife to E It Frai.k,
the Hanchett propel ly on High street
between 8th and Otli iu Eugene; $1700
E E Upmeyer and wife to W E
lirown 130 acres lu ssd 30 tp 17 1 east
Woman's Edition . The women of
The Dalles will edit so edition of the
'limes Mountaineer, getting the same
out Mjy 1, for the brio tl- f the public
library. Mr V II Mauslleld, nee Ella
Oven Is edllor lu-;liief.
THE FROZEN NORTH.
IVrf al Foil Wrmjtl Through
lias lontssl Mi. II. em .1 III l.lle
The following letter from Oeo M
Miller, tie pioneer real estate man,
, ii.iw at Fort Wrangi I, Alaska, to H R
Williams Is of considerable Interest
: (r un a descriptive point. Miller I the
I in in of whom It lias been aptly sild If
' be jver gets to heavtu ho will at once
! I fglu tn look for some land adjacent to
libit a a suburb, ", 'curable heme on
easy ilistalimeuts," etc:
FoKT WkaMIKI., ALASKA,
March 12, 1MJS.
S R W 1 1,1 I A MS,
I)i:iu Sik Well, I am located in
Al.iskit at las., ami it I Alaska sure
1'i.iiiigli. For the first week I slent In
my lent on the snow with the temper.
attiro dancing about zero. After that
I a partly Unbilled building 10x24,
I j e'ory, (or 5 I per month. I rented
the lower Moor ut $ iO, and no have
the upper Hour, which makes u very
nice uftlce. This Is the boom Ingest
low ii 1 wa ever in. Tilings go with a
riiMli here. Theie are let ween 300 aud
4') building going up and nearly as
in my teiils chuck full. It is the
til: (list plpci) imrgluable. When
Hide was i bout 21 feet of suow th
dlrl was covered and tilings looked
fairly well, but now the snow 1 nearly
all cut of he si reels revealing dead
do i?s, stumps, rocks, mud and th
crnzlcst sidewalk you ever saw. Real
1'itc is booming, though they have
no titles exei pi mi-re possession. Lot
on Main Ht.-cct IO.nS) bring $2nOJ. An
Indian started out one morning to sell
a (riiclioiial lot for $200, but before
ni. lit compel itlou was o great lie got
';, 0 for it. I have been making a plat
ii ; the town, none having yet been
iiiiule, iiiid expect to do pretty well
hue. The 1 1 mate is good aud bad
Well, mixed yesterday was warm and
sunny, wbllo today Is chilly with
sUal s ot snow. We have from one to
lour big ocean vessels landlug heie
every day loaded with eopl, dog,
horsed, oxen, sleds aud miner' out
Ills. It seems to me there have been
dogs and sleds enough lauded here to
lino the Yukon from mouth to head.
The. poor dogs are chained up in the
cold aud do uot seem to understand
what It all means and keep up a most
pitiful howl and yelping. The ice l
breaking up lu the Ktickeen river. It
is reported that ten mile at the lower
end w as cleared out yesterday. Up to
the las' few days parties have been
landing ou the Ico aud starting on op
the river. Tnere are probably 2000
people) with horses, dog aud cattle
now ou the river, all below the first 30
m. lis. Above this point snow la said
to be 20 feel deep aud too soft for horaea
to travel ou. All these people who art
hiking heavy loads or more than can
le drawn with tlog will be compelled
to camp aud wait until the ice goea out
and go up with boats. Ill laid there
will lie about 30 light-draft steamer
plying from Wrangul to Telegraph
Creek ou the HtlcUeeu as soou as the
Ice goes (,ut. This will make businrs
for some oue. People who are arriving
here now say the main rush will not
lie ou until about the first of May. If
thcie In not a rush now J would Ilka
to seo one. People tumble over each
otlnr to get a chance to sleep on a
board bunk lu shelter at 25 aud 50
cents pur sleep, A full meal coat 75
cents, u fair one Co cents, and regular
bunders get three meal for $1 at the
cheap places. Labor Is 30 eento an
hour aud carpenters get 40 cents. The
peoplo are fit lily hialihy; there ha
been only otio death among those
bound for the mines, Mid be died of
In art trouble In his lent here. I saw
Will Parson ami Henry Ply mate from
F.ugi'iie. They were on the steamer
Eider bound for Kkagvvay. An old
Kugi'iio man Is here, Thomas Pelky.
He left Eugene some eight ycr ago.
Wo lutve plenty of linn fresh fish, cod,
and halibut aud smelt, and more
vctiW'iii ihim any place I was ever lu.
Fruit, Mich as oranges, apples and
bananas are In the market at reason
able pi ices. Lumber Is $20 to $35 per
HO and shingles $! to $7 per 1000.
There are a lot of women mostly
bad and there ui four big gambling
halls ruuulng wide open with a many
in, no und. r construction. This I an
old Indian villuue made over Into a
white town. There are probably 000
Indian tun I about 2-00 whites. Th
inlli.li uru nothing hut Indian.
Tney resemble the Japs more lhau they
do our American Indians. They are
good workers and stout aud hearty
fellow as a rule, but a number are
diseased aud loathsome to look upon.
The rural but melodious voice of the
famous IeMo family will again be
heard again Hue season. They opened
the season last Saturday Dlgbt at
Wc with one of their concerts, and
'Sweet Oregon" will again be in the
BOl'ND FOK CUBA.
Th Second Trail Load of Oregon Hup
Plies Will Lear Portland
U R Eakln, chairman of the Eugen
Cubaa relief committee, lie received
word from II R Lewis, chairman of
the slate committee, that the second
train load of Oregon lupplie will leave
Portland about April 1, and Ithe work
of assembling the same will begin at
Th railroads will make all trans-
portatloo free, and Chairman Lwis
write that the train will go I rota Port
land tortpokan over the O R A N,
tlieuce to St Paul via th dreat
Northern, Chicago via C M d Ht Paul
and to New York over the Pennsylva
It I a source of gratification to the
Eugese committee a well a c tlzeus
In geueial to know that this city will
send a full car load of supplies, In this
regard keeping up to her well estab
lished reputation for charitable act.
MRS. OBEH BECKWTTII.
oaiiv Guard, M itch '.M
Mr Oreo Veckwlth, mother of LO
Beck with, th well-known grocer, wa
stricken with paralysis Mil morning
at her home, corner Oak and Sixth
streets. Her entlr left tide I sflected,
and as tbe lady Is quite aged the
severity of the attack Is greatly aug
Every effort possible it being ex
erted to reduce the nervous tension,
aud during the day she has rested cum-
THAT "KlLLINtt FROST."
One of Ihs Heaviest Ever Known
at This Time or the Year.
Veul, vldl vicl. Ho much cau King
Frost truly say (hi morning afur
viewing tbe liavoo lis created In tb
The frost ot last night was probably
the heaviest ever known at this season.
At 7 o'clock this mornlag th ther
mometer Indicated 28 degrees above
zero, and It must have been ru lowsr
during the night. Horticulturist
wore long faces this morning as tbsy
went out to make a critical examine
tlun of their orohards. The thing
noted moat Is that peaches are a total
wreck, as the early spring and warm
days of last month brought out the
bloom on the trees very rapidly.
D W Coolldge, ene of tbe best posted
orchardlsta In tbe state, and who grows
a large variety of fralt said: "You can
say that the peach, apricot and almond
eropwlllb a total failure." Other
orcbardlsts say the same thing. Near
ly all agree however, that the cherry
crop has not been perceptibly dam
aged as the buds are not far enough
Arouud city homes It wa noted that
pumps were froten In bouses, and that
flowers Isft unprotected shared a simi
OPC'HAKass. By th transferor J
L May from ticket agent at tbe Eugene
depot, to tbe position of train dispatch
erat Portland, Ed Peogra, foimsrly
ulgbt man, succeeds him. A H Taylor
of Comstock, takes tbe nlgbt position
made vacant by Mr Psngra.
Our Spring Goods aro most all
here now. We invite you to
como before tbe linos are broken
It will pay you to see them.
Here Is whsre Is where we shins.
Ottomans Bengalloss Poplins Melange
Plaid Plain, shade w have than
all in tbe newest waves aad colors.
Prices to suit every one.
All that Is new pretty and desirable
you will fled here, tbl la to be a season
of Ribbon and Laoes galore. We aie
prepared for It.
CORSETS AND GLOVES.
New styles, and prloea.ask to seethe
Thompson's glove fitting corset, tbsy
are sure to ntana pn
This line comprises o many such
dainty creation, It will be impossible
to do them ustloe In proealo word.
They must be seen before you can real
ize their beauty. Orgaode Llase Mir
reltl. Imperial Dotted Swls, mull Or
gaudle.Hl Oermaln Fasti a Scotch Zap
hlrs.Tolle Duimrd. Msinuoi.Fannlre;
Scotch, Law n, Parcels Vicunas Outing
are a few and at priors frvm 6c up, loos
We are agents for the justly famed Jamestown
Worsteds. The are well known as among the
newest productions and sterling value
F. E. Dunn
OREGON SPACS SECORED-
Visitors al Ttie Omaha Fair Will
Revel in Wondrous Sights
Veanmlssloaar U.srb lias Helurneel
Telegram: Oregon I assured of a
place at the Omaha exposition. A
goodly amount ot spate has been set
aside for the dlOeieni exhibit. All
that now remains Is tor the commis
sion to get the people of the state
aroused and raise tbe necessary funds.
The plans for doing this have been
deflultely decided upon. This week
ilie agents of the commission. Mr O J
Olson and W E Hurd will oommsnce
heir campaign lu Southern aud East
Commissioner II E Dosoh returned
from Omaha last eveuing on the be
lated OR AN train from the East.
Mr Doscb happened to get on the ex
position grounds just at tbe proper
time, and by rare good fortune be se
lected a place for an Oregon cabin on
the fair grounds, and contracted for
6700 feet of space for the various ex
hibits from the land of Webfoot.
At the meeting of the executive
committee, consisting of Chairman
Mason, and Messrs Hsselllne and Peet.
at 2:30 this afternoon, Mr Doscb made
a repoit of hi dol.igs to the committee
ud added much information to the
committee's slock of knowledge. Mr
Uocli found nearly every state had rep-
resentailou and good sps.ee was scarce.
Wlib the assistance of r Hardt.
formerly manager or one or Portia nd's
industrial fairs, Mr Doseh secured a se
lect site for an Oregon lieadouartere,
opposite the horticultural building.
and on one of the main thoroughfares
leading from the main entrauce te
"The preparations for the fair and
the building are st-coud only to the
Columbia sxpesltiou," said Mr Doscb.
"Tbe work Is well advanced, and the
Omaha fair, I believe will be of great
Importance to us out here on the Pa
o.flo coast. I wa f .rtunate In secur
tog two gsod spaces, 05x14 and 66x8
for the mining exhibit.
"We shall hope to have our Oregon
headquarters where sll persons from
tbe West may find the Oregon papers,
and all sorts of literature on the re
sources of Oregon."
Tbe 0 A C Experiment Station Will
Send Out Seed to farmers.
The experiment station, chemical
department, ol the Oregon Agricultural
College, Corvallls, send out Informa
tion oyer tbe signature of ProfQ W
Mbaw, chemist, that It will furnish
any and all farmers making applica
tion, sufliclent seed for one-tenth of an
acre of beeb, provided they agree to
cultivate according to directions and
forward samples as requested at tbe
end of tbe season and report the results
of yield, eto, on blanks to be furnished
for that parpose. The station will pay
all transportation charge.
M B Hubble, tbe drayman, put on
tb streets a aew vehlole today which
will help him take care of his Increas
We are receiving additions In this
department .continually, we will have
t surprise for you in a few day
HATS AND CAPS.
In this line we can iilvas all whether
It be, shape, color, style, quality, size,
or price. We are agents tor the famed
Kinvaburry soft hat, and tbe Ruloff
lift hats, both acknowledged leaders
Gold and sliver mesns oorrect style,
perfect tit careful tlnl-h and huntst
value, you get them from us only.
litre It Is hard to pick the winners,
we have them In iho new tan,
brown black fancy vesting tops and
plain new coin toes lace for both ladlee
gentlemen. $2.0X1 buy a pretty and
good a sho a most dealer will ask
$3 00 for. Come and see them anyway.
New style and color In this week
Tr Jan Is the acme of perfection la
th s Hue, they are going already.