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About The Eugene City guard. (Eugene City, Or.) 1870-1899 | View Entire Issue (Sept. 24, 1898)
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Slar km Tin's S .
IMeoe ol Marfci : MlllVe
Phot ball will sunim km with tha
Vartollt BellegM III i eanh ' 11 i"
M-d'IMI lllHtl Utlltl, H'lll i bid. fil' '"
hevegreater 00tbOdlll lb IWB, p I fel
hi IIm Dolvoralty " 0 i
Mrotdi t tit it fi.r n a it ii f ) an In
fact prospecU WW i lit - when
Hlnttuck, Ullleland. Bdiliufideti and
Bwtwid fornift iih urn I'l IIm
nml tlm two Teui ' and Blahop
firinni Irloof i .1 1 . : ti'i m iron
Ibalr potltloul btek of i Ih II a Time
were the 1: h when I' fil MMl'a athletlo
nalpbung hi iba tol i M ol Onga i
bolt, uihI H y do - again I till ,n".
In f iK tba an inuj obi a a fill the V
nf 0 tioyH holding Iba lltla ! undisput
ed chain ploni of Iba Ndrdi i it
Dick Smith, Mpl .it . of lal ycai's
team, Is already 00 tba rouud, Hi ll
bard al work' on all neee irj pnllnl
nary amngtmeilla, Knillll I h h
lyantrkal pbyelque, la a bird worker
umi iii H player and eellqaalltted to
oaptaln tba taaui. Haholda wall Iba
position as favorite of the abbrtle
student imiiy, left veeaot ty Tad Boat
tuck. He will piny ut laokla
Iterry, a guard of last year, will lit- u
oanrthlrMe for nnltr thli year, tni
WIIhoi;, a Htcitily n il 'ile guard, wi'l re
turn, while Wagner mid Hiding will
gain work for the e iveied poult ton.
Htarr, of P U, will ba ban Ibla ir,
ami may illviilc bot ion wllh Captain
Hinllli hh it t aek le. Ill- i I I lug i
heady umi Iiuh the map to it. Mo
Arthur will ill i win It fur the poaltlon
with good ohanoea ii luooaaa
Bad mood i another r U man win'
bs a valuable 1'inii licliiinl tlio
linn anil will plaj f half DOOk The
Mwltlou will Im contested fur hy Knox,
Fisher, Head umi Kuykendall a wi ll
aj Blahop, hh uliI Una favorite, who
was a Mtiir fur two i aaoui
For audi there wii ba plenty of good
miller u i Coleman, the red-beaded
If iiion," miiy rt turn, w hilo .lg
Young, Zelgler ami llnrnll are inch
capable ofpnylng the poelUon for all
there In In It.
MeClanahan win pnbtbly play
tlnricr, hut llrysoli the nhl-llme fa
vorite, may OOOOlQda I ' iiain again,
t he position Is H'lfe ill the hands ol
ciuait, tliv brilllwtl fullback of tba o
A 0 will attend hue thll year, nml in
this pOHitinu will inhl H'rei gtll to the
team. Hla plnyloi la npld, nml bla
The uthlellc olllb will okU tin II
groB&de at Klneald Bald Inncdlataly
after UM opening of Mhool next week,
and on the receipt ol' new suits and the
arrival of the ooaoh, baglfl active
ODACfl si. Mrs: i.n
Coach ttlnpaOOi of Berkeley, Callfor
nla, cumin to the temn Willi a brllllaut
reputation. Hla playing od tba I
(emu al tackle fur tha pail foUl ynn
hut bam of a ini'h ordt r, and laal yaai
tliu IllteieHt of the r.elkeley-Stnuloid
games centered in the eoutnt batWWO
Blupeoa and Tboniaa, i iob ol wbon
put up a faille thai w h the ildlliira-
tlon of antbnaUata Blnpaon la a.
peeled to arrive admit Oe'oler 1.
I 'l UK A T LANCASTER,
Floyd Howard'! Rophou and Cog
tents )hI njatl
tiiir unaid lapt II
1, ist in: lr ahoiit I o'clock the hep
DOOM of Floyd I Inward at Lancaster,
caught tire and htirmd to the ground)
Ah Mr Howard Bollbed drying admit
one week since mid no lire lind bat n in
the lioiiHe fur that length of lime, the
Hie wiih prohadly of incendiary origin,
111 Hie building were admit 'JtKKI
pounds of UOpa, w hich had he n pur
chased hy K C Smith of this city
They w ere a total Ii s
Tho building . Intoned lor 300i
ami Hit) hops weie insured nNu
a ItfanaCoui la at tha Utaob,
They sat tOgftbai on the leach,
The waves Wan tOlllDgblgbi
Hhe obanoad W M , far out Of ic. u h,
Outlined kgalnal tho sky,
A liny nlL 'Tell me," .-he cried,
"What can that white thing bat"
Wlthatartllngt yn tba yontb npln d,
"A Utile smacU at sea "
He looked at her, she looked at dim,
Hut not a Word wax said;
vet even in tho twilight dim
He saw her cheeks turn led,
And then, as though he was afraid
Hlie'd ipitHtlon lilm no nwio.
He mded and showed the bloahlng
A little smack on ihote,
Hues who they wen'.'
Kitu, ate Your Bawau Mini rattarta
caiitir cniimriic, oara ooatttpaUoo totataa
WiW-v BOttfl mU anagtoia latiiaa memg.
OVER THE PALLS.
. iiunll river, tba IJouIm, heurati
Franco from lliu ean'on of N'oUicliaUl, In
Mwltzorluiid. Thl iircom forui In U
Iraii'iull eourw ! i i! l..l wl. d.inl.n
rlM' liimdniU of fi-et atsive their wntom,
Willi i enii iiurlaii pine ln-rr , willi.it their
KumalN Man i woai miiiiuduo am
troubled "lily hy the aongaof the tln pherd
and tba obnaab baD at ituwu-y, iilago
htllll L'.WSlfn t IllsiVOtlle level of the river.
A iln elful iioImi, wliich mlngli Itaelf
i llli Iln bourne volri' of the wind imminK
thruiixh the forest, In liiriinl mil. - around.
rhh notea la nana by1 the Donna falling
(run. an altitude "t HO feet down Into a
Inittmnli uhyat. Krcry year, the '.'Hth of
.lutie, lite young people of tho Hurniiindlnij
, 1 1 , -h iI in their Ixmt clotbim, do-
ieeoa In Mm ralley. anbarb in a fleet of
ni-.ilv . .1 d mid tantefully di-orutnl
I,,., I, i imitate tlieiimlven to tho cur
pntoi ii. er, hut an Hsm rut the U-rrt-1,1,.
i ,: I,,, i nliriialed and tho sound
OMOiOR fnn the Ku'f Is heartl a gun In
llr. tl i i. it t lMitn nciid away from tho
ahvnn ami tli nlh.
in tha trtUagn of Hrenete Joannette
Morlot liM tl w ith her fat In r and mother.
Shu v.a- ii- l.n'iil-ouie an the llinilstope of
her natln plan end pan n the uir that
Hhe dr. atlntl r-he hail a legion of lover,
hot nlll b .1. aniiette wan 11 yelim of
ago nie' bad it fnaad nit tba oftai of mr
ring" fruiii her nuiueroii admirer.
Among the dbmntafl wa a v.ali limnk
er. who-" BOI 1 Dted fentiircn ami dam ItHik
tadkntod rlolent anlnni Hbi rejection
did not awn to ineol bbn m ry mm h, as,
after twodaya glfn to Ida Wiwigbtai bo
ri -iiiin ! hil occupation ui.d in t' d an If be
bad fui gotten Jeannaataanttoalf.
At tin' Mime lime a recently appointed
hrljMUli r of iliiiiainn (-i rgmnt of eii.Ioni
bOUn Mildier.) tamo to live In the village
Whan JeaiuiotU) and her family renldtnl.
The aplandw of the uniform and the per-
Honal npin'arai of It-wearer did won-
neH U na young girl's heart, ami an her
ii.mii-iiiiie bin and g'"l rapuntlon did
the Mimowlth tho brigadier they xnni tin
dentoodaaab t tie r, and tha result of such
all live I Ii'. W.f tl ,.t I In -''III of
ime Mile JaaraaMa MorM m to ba-
i, ne Mine, plena Pan Bnaadoa,
'J'hln day wan i lio-t ii In- ause they want
ed Id add tho planum of the feast of St.
jobs to than of tbeti wedding day, in or
der to ifMit late with their happiness the
young people of tba neighboring villages.
More than any other the watchmaker
apMivtlto d leu . d attbo Idea of tho
promttNd good time, and an be bad bOBB
nrlted prlTatefar, In order to show hi
gratltuda for the kind inviiation extended
to bbn nml alao to fuiiin a duty of pollte
nan be ealledon the brigadier, offering
lilm III- sen-Ins ami friendship, which
wen accepted with thanks.
'Hie happy day oante at last. All the
u wan panotaal to the wmiezvou,
ami the d.i t opened nndartho miMt bopn-
fill auapkaa After tha termination of
the civil ami lellgtonl OTmiMinln the hrldn
and brlilegrtniin, followed hy a joyful
Crowd, iliMindetl 00 the luniks of tho
Douba, whan a lunob wn wriedi after
Whk h tba rt. nit mules on the river In'guli.
The boata, waving iIm Vrebehand swin
llagn. emend the water In every dlneilmi,
end leaguing end singing resounded ev
i ry win iv.
The brigadier mid .teannette, olnylng
tbeeeerel tbougbtoof their souN. tried to
keep away from their imdy gm sin. Thejr
narobad along the left Iwnkof the river
hand In hand ijulte a dlntamv. At tho
moment whan lhay beUered Ibay went
coiupieieiy atone a vain aonlag fron tho
DoUbBi singing a song of love, made them
Hwera tbal they had n wltaan to tbetr
They approaehtd and saw the watch
maker erecting a teuton hi Isiat made
fast to a tree. ,
"Hey! my friend," said the brigadier.
"Why are you nut joining the other at
the dance and game?"
"I expect my alllanceil," answered tho
watchmaker, w ith a slraiige lullexlon In
"Your nlllnuecd will not come," replied
tho brigadier, "as a young girl cannot ab
sent hcr-elf from the fea-t."
"That may ba true," said the watch
maker. ' Then I shall go to mtvt her."
And after a moment of silence bo eon-
"Will yon become my traveling com
panion? 1 offer you a place In my boat."
BUBBjeDl and bis wife hail marched A
long wav. .leannette was llrod. Thoyao
icplcil the ofo Of the w atehliinker.
Tho loving couple entered the boat.
They sat id iw II at the stern and the tent
protoeted them against the ray.-of a burn
ing sun and bid fivm tin lu ttie slglit ol
the banks of the liver. The watchmaker
took the oar. With a si lung pull ho
drought the boat in the middle of tlieeur
rolit, then ho resumed his singing mid
seeinetl to forget Ills previous freight.
AppreolaUng bis tuaonttanj Jeannerta
and tier bneheUd thtMlktd him waiinly,
and sihiii they returned to their dreams of
love, ami. In lug entirely absorU-d dy their
supremo felicity, t hey saw anil hearkened
nothing of the things of the world.
The Unit glided gently, the watchmaker
kept on singing, and they, arm In arm,
rot ated WOlda Of love, exprcslng their
i onlldi uce III a bright future.
All of a Hidden the iit obeyed to a
more npM linpulse, ami the watchmaker
onnd to iug. Be 111111111011111 his hold on
the 1 mis, vo-e to hi- full height, and, ml
dressing the young couple, with a terrible
"Shan Is my iillimicml, my own the
mournful alllaiiced of those who have
nothing to aspoet on this earth."
And thruwlng the oars far away from
him, he 000 tinned 1
" The heart loves only oneo, Jonnnetto.
, and In onler to Ion JUU again In heaven I
consign you tti death,"
Before Uu -ei.it and Jeuaaeatobad Una
toreallro their situation the bnit, attract
ed by the whirlpool! dlaeppaand in the
Itvnnlng wave- of the cataract.
A few days a! o r the OOOUirlngOf thin
tntgtHiy a nhtannaa found in bla net a
wreath of orange hloaauini it wan the
Wadding eneata of Jniinetto New York
(lid lit mis unit X tiling ltritrt.
"Now, John," said hi- doting mother
1 "you are going tonOQMOf Mai nloct
girls tonight that ever came to thl- tOWUi
; and 1 want to mnke a good Impiv imi.
Now, the way In do thai la to show appri'
I elation. As HUM One says, 'He a good
I listener.' New tl. ml oil forget that . "
"1 won't, mother, " answered the duti
At another house, the one to which
John's feet were tentliiig. a loving aunt
was saying to her l-ltlng nltve: "Now,
If John tome-, ilmi'l you 1 hatter as If you
hadn't any drain-. .In.-l veil kttptulet
ami let nun do the tjeiklng. Bell like
you all the bettw for ll."
To this day tho: n matohinaklng wanaW
ean't tingiiieleiid wb thoea two young
It Ik despise itn hoi hi r IV.ir-oti'sWcvkly.
.1 II. IrVfdrinff Sues t lie Soothero
Pidte Fur bjiriv Sustained.
.v. asroH auTiostaimu ioiio
.1 t nr Iinlrnf nelani menlnrr "
the Oregon Portrait Company through j
ins attorney)), inninpeoti ot 111
a ... 1 ll....,,.
day llled with Clerk Ie, of lie
cm in n mi of thin jutlilnl (lii-lrlr.
rati unl imi m tr Inal tin. Hniitln rn I'aelflc
( opaiiy for damageu sUHtalmd 01. :
about tba ttd day of May, It-, dy I
plalntill while riding from l
drove to IbH city on a freight train
I'luintlll usks for a judgni-nt f"r I
tin,(nM), and for Ib and disburse.
menta of notion. For cauae ol action
plalntill alletteHlhal while tidiig '"' I
train of liefciulant near the Htnti'm
Cnawell tba car In which he wu rid
ing cuiue to a 1 uildeli atop through the
negligence of the employee ol said de
fendant, and that by reuaon of said
sudden stop plaiullll was permanently
Injured in hi shoulder, heart, ann,
imck and other places, and that during
the rest o hi life he will do ureal ly
dbwbled; tin refore he prays for relief
as above .Ii, ted.
.1 w JOB Rati S WILL.
it Bequeathe Itvarylblng lo MUWIi
bully iiu.pl Bepl II
The last will Of the late Prof J W
J..1. 1, -1 n wuu probated in tba county
eleik'a olflee this forenoon by EH
dhlpwtirth, attorney It'e provtolcoa
uie as follows:
PI ret I dnire thut my body bade
Hecoiid Dit.eis that funeral expene
e. exeiies o lust sicmss and ex
penaa "f adnilnbtintlon be paid al
Third I give and bequeathe to my
wile, Helen K Johnson all t tie rest, res!-
itti . und rrrualndar of ny penopal
proptHj ami any real estate of every
oane and natnn wbateoaeer, ow ned
by no at the time T my death for bar
Ma nod benefit "luring I er natural life,
ami at her death, Hie residue and re
Ualnder Of raid properly shall descend
to my children, share ami share alike.
However, If it should lie ne ucccseury
for the stippoit i;i d maintenance of
ny said wife, Helen E Johnson to
mortgage or sell any of said real estate
belonging to me at tic time of my
death, title is In -reby completely Vested
in In r in fee simple for either of said
purposes, und likewise she shall have
full use and delicti t of all snid personal
Fourth Tho reason 1 make no im
mediate provision for my said children,
Herbert Bpencer, Eugenia K, Virgil v,
Esther K, I-oris L and Wisler W, is
in cause I have the utaiost confidence!
In the inicgrii v of their mother, my
suid wife Helen K Johnson, und lull
OOOfidence In her love aud afleotlou lor
said children, I trust her to do bat
ever is right and just concerning each
of I hem.
Plfth1 appoint my wife, Helen E
Johnson, sole executrix, without
Tba will was signed Jnnuury 10, 1888,
and the lust provision was made a
Oodioll and wits signed August -I, 1898,
The subscribing witnesses to the w
were j H Hawthorne and E 1! Me-
tClroyi to the codicil, B McKlroy
and F. It sklpworth.
InAmm Pmi.-r b.,.m,i..ip.i Helen ., -
Johnson, so!e administratrix, without
Tba probable value of Ihe estate is
f l!,3."0 and $7,000 life insurance.
"J lb a) Live Volcano '
Kroni a letter of Prof Sibbells of
.1 unci ion , troi-.i Manila w e take the lol
lowing bit of description of the voyage
I the VOlUntW rs to the Philippines:
0 "Several days ago we sighted the T.a
tlrouea anil at 7 . 111 passed w ithin J or
.'! miles of a real live volcano. It
loomed up 1 l.cOO or lo.lKJO feet out ol
the sea. lound as a cone, huge volumes
of fire going up In Hie sky and as i .,11
ilurk it sin. 111 it' as a grent llery red
basin on t p. It seemed so oloie to us
that we could I V0 sailed up to it In
A leter received in Albany, by rela
tlvn lion Lafayette states that the con
dition of Dr J W Watts recently In
jured in an aoddrnt at a railroad cross.
Inr;, Is very setlous. Ills spine was In
inn d In such a way that even If he
re OO Veil It Is doubtful if he has the use
of his Umbo, At Hie present time be Is
entinly halplata, a tact his many
ii leii. la will regnt learning.
Kilty cords of wood wauled at this
OtBloa mi subscription but this don't
mean next winter after the wood has
Urn water soaked with two or three
months of wet weather. Dry wood
K.H's at this shop and thosr w ho want
t furnish WOOd must apply early.
HI T f I OF VIKulK S.IOBBBilaV
It Onan Ifwf a Attack olTy-
nhuid Haft r
UV...C ,, ' " J
tretol ' Virginia Snodgra.s, Mrf4
vouiigest datlgliler l I
u,. Mary M-odgras-. ,,. , I b- I
of her tiareoU in
the Wficn resioeou.
at 4 o'clock this morning.
"Her death c-uc'l hy acute
bydtvetrpbahu Mparlndoaad y an
..-..1. . ,...,l.,.l,l fver.
. ".virami 'i'" "-
,. .. ( Pandleton in tna
of tUmml.r, IfnHOOd
- . , . .... ...1,1
. . t..... u,iiti
coming nrst mm.
. 1 1
,u III. le daughters, Ml.a anil
, 1 1 . - ------
, ; d MrHnodeia-s folio nig an
' , 1.1 .. hi. cniincctiun
1 lip,.- f
soon us tie uoum . .
uIh , . , ,ir., ;lii,,ual daiiK 01 ,
. where H c)I)g u-en etn-1
..Mre Bnodaran I a sister of Klmer
umi Clifton leaver, of IbU) place, and
t)f y w llowers of Huker t'lty. '
.. , , , . ,,( K,W(.d syinp-;
()nis of indisposition
" . ..... u 1
ami airs r-oou-,
Hi.. , l,i , ri n to In eucoa-i,
K'"" " ...
lioniug that ll e change would ne oeiie
Qoialtothem and bamlf. Upon bar
return ban Augual al with MrBooo
... . .... 11.1
grass ll was discovered mat "e unm leu, oeinK uiuiim
Virginia had a fully developed attack ; crooked, so that It la readily dlstiu
Oflypbold fever, and a few days later IgnJabOd from tho former variety when
y Diploma Of hyiirocephaliH apt eared, young. Its close resemblance to the
"Tha funeral will be held tomorrow Ilartb tt, Ita line llavor, good keeping
morning 01 10 O'clock at the residence qualities and Its latemn nre iiualilles
ol the family, the It v Mr QOtaon, pas-
lor nftbe Christian ehiircli.offlolaUBif.
The ten ai - will be hui b d iii Olney
Oregon ami Washington Have Seven '
teen MHHona on iiami
Pendleton K 0: Wcolnen, although
lhay have la-. 11 lentiin : toAitrds advis
IDS ginw. rs lo consign their clips, are
not yet se uriiig any Urgv amount of
wool. Practically no wool is moving,
ami growera remain undecided ast
theadvlnhllily of aooaptlng the oflaw
made by boaaea that want oualgned
wool. It is uuderattHid that neveral ,
deals ore bring Qgured on, and may
fructiiy In lometblna deflntte bafon
munvdava have gone I'V. Woolmen
- j -j- - .
wtic llgiiring today on the clips of
(.., ,i.,,1 Wuhlnston. and tlcures
obnlued for tba various points iu Ore-
The Dalles, .'..OOOtMKJ pounds.
Arllogton, 1,600,000 p..uiids.
Heppner, 8,000,000 pounds.
Pendleton, j,otx,;oo pounds.
Baker City, (i(J0,()(W pounda,
Klgiu, l.tkKt.onO pounds.
La Urande, 1 ,000,000 pounds.
LawialOB, where is handled much 1
wool from Oregon sheep, COO.otO
Willamette valley, OtXl.tJUO pounds.
Total for Oregon, l(J,;t0O,0('O pounds.
When Washington's clip is added,
the total swells In about 20,U(K),UU0
pounds. It w,s thought that at least
17,W0 0O0 pumls were remaining n
Oregon and Wii-hiugton from this
E H Clarke, rei resenting BilUermnn
Brothers, said today that absolutely
nothing has been ilonc for weeks, be
yond the consigning of booi" wool to
An AinciiciUi ('Hirer Mobhed.
One of the exciting incidents winch
occurred In Havana previous lo the
withdrawal of Consul General Lee was
a Spanish attempt lo mob the execu -
live officer of thl gunboat Wilming -
ton. The attempt was the result of a
plot concocted by Don Louis Kudrid-
1 Kuies and He Leon Mantenello, a cap-
tain lathe Bpanlab army, who a aa
military commandant of Havana at
the time ihe Maine was w ricked. It
la believed, but cannot ba proven, that
this mac, whose potter was unlimited
111 Havana, wus Iba principal in the
Maine incident. It is said that Lieut
Blank, of the Wilmington was the
rival Of Capt Maiitem llo In the utlee
UOOI of a dark ey d senorita of Havana
whosha'lbe nameless The captain
instructed one of bis subordinates, a
lulllan, who lu.d a police record, to
start a riotous 111 vt incut against (lie
1. aval olllcer. 'i lie cap aiu wus to ap
l car wiih Quardia Civil tor civil guard)
111. tl 'hoot down the American in the
eonfuaion of the riot. How this at.
tempt was frnttratcd by Lieut Blank
will be learned by those who ate lor-
lunate enough to
lion 01 tbe great patriotic play "The
Ul. ... T I. ...II
i.n'i'v. which iccuis at
the Parker for en , n,iu, mem of one
. .. ( 1.. ill .1. 1 .11 ... .
Makhikd At Junction city, '
Thursday even in ir, Sept 15, Vm H'
Xewsbam to Lille t. Milllorn, Hev E
A McAlister officiating. They left the:
uer.t morning for Portland w here they I
will reside. Mr Newshain Is a railroad
Dallas Observer: Mr Kllfeather, of
Portland, failed to give bOBdatOUM
c umy court tor nuiidtug the founda
tiou of ihe court house, on bis so called
I.I.I ... ft. 1 ClV .... 1 .1 .
.MU.p,.uu i.,e contract was let,"", lu '"ueral occurred
to Mr L N kitnu fi'i,. ,1 1 SUlldav at in ... in n. 1
- j . 1 iu. next
lowest out of five bids at -v
OBIBIWAI Fl IN PUOMlft
Tko fWlnierliarileU" 1'oar In t'all-
; ??e?Z!&w N Opted Successfully
". . ",,,.,,. ... 0eor C Roed-I . 1 I
. - .
lowing me SUKKroiiuu- . -i-r
ance be rull the "Winter Barllett."
The fruit ibOWOUt Haeramento wbh
plekad Iton tree growing on the D
'vv Lew la 1 Uce neur Hanger, now about
six v ear-old. The tree III very Up
ri..l t grower and it Is with difficulty
Ml .iimuiilied from the
1 iien it. 1 . ii,. 1 1 ml !) wood
ou.y umc.cn. --
oi ins variety .....". v-.
is an ex 1 ! lit bearer, a
iii thM re
- .. 1 .n .1,,. 11 iriii-i 1 Tha
Hpect is 1 my etuu. ... .u..
fruit tears such a close resemblanee to
the Hirtlett that It ia hard 10 distill-
gulli the dlllereuce. Inllavorlt very
mudi risnndh s the Winter iene. n
Is very Juley and sweet, iiunai'i u.e
ammaof the Hartl. it. It ripena In tba
....Il,.r s.,1 her It is III
rau joi..uii. vwwj
condition to i- picked fur shipment
t-..l. o.l Vncnilier
net ween wciouc. ...... ..
1st. The tree In the nursery rows
don not grow ai straight as the liart-
i-tt 1........ I....I1.....1 i., ........ uritnew hat
which slroum piaca in 1110 ..u..t..u
nl a lUlpplng peai. ine-winter
Hartlett" is believed to buve originated
In Eugene, Oregon. The original tree
stands in a door yard of that city, and,
with poadhly one or two exceptions,
haa home a good crop for over twenty
ycais. It Is said to br very vigorous,
1 foot in diameter and -hi feet high."
Tha pear originated fTOm a needling
in the yard owned at the tlma by the
itte Matt Ilendrlaha ou Ninth street.
It waa.lutroduccd Into CailfOTOUt by 1)
W t ool idge of this city.
The Late H R Hill Make DlipqalUon
of Bu Pioparty.
Tba but will and testament of the
lite H N Hill deceased was filed for
probate, and in accordaBOt With the
same Judge l'otter Issued letters of
admiiilstration to J It Hill and An
drew I, Hill, who will qualify with.
out bonds. The petition lor letters of
odmlnlltntlon ruitis that deceased
leavn 1 ntatc of the probable value
The will provides that the estate
sli 11 be divided into nine niial pirts
land distributed one part each to bli
seven living children, viz Jesse H Hill,
Margaret E McClure, KHHIII.GN
Hill, 1) It Hill, J It Hill and Andrew
L Hill; and one part to the
heirs of W H Hill, deceased; also one
part to tho heirs of Aley Jane Dai
uellle, deceased. Several minor be
iUests were made as well us providing
(or the appointment of guardians lor
Judge Potter made an order oppoint
iiis' a- appraisers of said estate, J C
Jennings, It S Hylaud and Thos
There is a ccrtalu irresponsible party
going around telling that 1 get my
pianos and orgins from a little wiudy
firm lu Portland and therefore cannot
' sell cheap. I brand the whole thing
1 as a plain and unadulterated lie. For
j the hibt four years I have been getliug
my pianos and organs direct from the
factory and have no middle man's
profit to pay, consequently can sell as
I obnp aa anyone and can usually save
' the buyer about J."0 on each piauo.
Don't you believe these travellug jay-
I hawkera, bot como to me and I will
prove to you that
can make all my
Yours for justice,
F A Kanki.n.
Spain bus Undoubtedly been notified
that she must relinquish her
sovereignty iu the Philippines.
Tbe United States will probably re
tain possession of Luzon, the luigts
Island of the group Manila is iltuated
on the western sitle ol Luzon.
It may tie a matter of neces-l.y to
... . 1.1. or- depnve Spain oribe rest of the islands
I,,, 1 !n'Vt0p!aCalellw "aUve8 witu their pos -
iltiolic play "Ihe .k.i., Tki... , .. ..
" "" irouoieat iviaiilla,
umi i, .,... T i.m in .
! 1 , ".l-Al"" 1,88
v.f vrnvmiij liril U II.
Japan favors the retention of the
MMilU by the United States.
11 ls denied that there has been any
troul,,,'t "r is prospect of trouble with
llt' err"aiis at Manila,
DlBD. Grandma BoWWB, widow of
J"l Howeis. died at bar home near
Irving Friday afternoon at 1 :30 o'clock,
aKl'd 77 years. She was married to the
late Jol,u Bo'OnUt 1840 and hermald
oame wits iiarie burner. She
; lvnBnveral grown children to
' ., 1 .... rnt
... vuo irvitig 31 je
fiioiM r 1 1 mi ici:auv a.ti.i.
Four mllee north ol Junction ou tb8
road runnlug between Monroe and
Hairisburg Is a turtle, farm of which
but IKtlo haa been eaid, yet fr(,m
whose ponds there haa been ship,,, ,1 ...
city markets a good many turth-M
whose delicate llesh haa added to tle
flavor of the muchly loved consomme
The farm is owned and managed by
O J Campbell, and ho lias been eu
gaged In the enterprise forneaily three
years. Ho has the various ponds In
which the turtlt'B are reared, tightly
boarded up, and watches the "aonpera"
dowly through the various hUvh.
One pond is devoted to hatchery iiur.
piws, another where they may bask
ou logs or in the shade, another to feed
in, etc. I be turtles mature in ubout 7
years, and aside from w hat they pick
up iu the pniitla, are fed on boiled
Mr Campbell raises the uative Ore
gon turtle and I as ou ha, d at present
aUiut :ijiK), of which liiOO may I e said
to be young. Every year he sends
men out to t'.e ponds ol Lane, I.iuu
and Douglas counties armed with nets
and other devices for catching; the
turtles Last year in the ponds near
Campbell & w'; liter's hop yard over
000 turtles were captured aud taken to
this unique farm.
Tho market shipped to at present in
nan franclsco, and Mr Campbell is
unai le to fill al o: ders received. The
Oregon turtle it a delicacy that citizens
01 the Bay City eeem to be very fund
of, and tlnai cially Una ''farmer" u
said to bu dolnt nicely
lu catering to
HEATH 01 HARK. STEVENS
One of the
LaOkandk, 8ept 10 Mark Stevens
one ol La Oral) lu's oldeat and most re
spected citizen-, died suddenly at his
home in tbUoity this morning of heart
failure. Had "Uncle Mark," as he
was fumllinrly called, lived a few days
longer, he wo lid have bean 77 years
old. He WM horn iu Windham
county, Vermont, and came to Oregon
early in life. He flret settled at
Eugene but came to this county many
years ago. Mr Stevens is survived by
four children-two sons, Earl, now at
Chicago, and Jap of Cove, and two
daughters, Misses Nellie and May of
La Uraude. He was a brother of
General Elevens, who is now lu bis
tilth year. He will be buried at Cove
beside his wife.
He was proprietor of a variety store
iu Kugeue for many years, aud was a
(treat hunter. His many friends here
will regret to learn of his demise
Aim; her Junction Fire.
Junction Times Sept 17: The dwel
ling of Mrs N J Dick was destroyed by
fire Saturday evening. The fire was
discovered some time before the alarm
was given for the reason that tho lire
was taken for burning straw. Wueu
the alarm wus souuded the whole In
side of the dwelling was lu tlames and
iu less than half an hour the building
was in ashes. The fire department re
sponded promptly but steam could not
be gotten up iu time to be of aay .er
vlce, although the dwelling could not
have is eu saved as it wee too far gone
when the alarm was given. The barn
was also destroyed, together with some
j Mrs Dick and the children were ab
sent from home, having gone several
days previous to the hop fields. Ouly
a few things from one room were
saved. The origin of the fire is un
known. Tho building aud contents
were insured in the Oregon Fire Relief
Association of McMlnuvllle for $900.
Wheat l-old at Pendleton,
Pendleton, S.-pt 15. F W HendUy
manager of tho Western Warehouse
Company In re today bought a pool of
1 wheat nircn n tintr 130.000 bushels of
hluestem and 1 lub, paying 50 cents for
: the club, antic l cents for bluest.m.
. . .
This was the l.rst sale of the season or
1 "' consequen 30,
St. Viuceut Calls For Help.
Kingston, Jamaica, Sept 15-Tbe
governor of St Vincent cabled to the
, governor of Jamaica, imploring the
' ltttir to send prompt assistance to the
lUflenn from the hurricane. The
island of St Lucia also suffered slight-
Card of Thankt.
We desire to express our gratitude to
all the kind friends who extended
, their aid and ymnatbv In our receut
. ' auu sy mpaiuy iu uui
Mrs J w Johnson anp Family.