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BiUliENL, OR., SATURDAY, JANUARY ll. 1899
' We meet all
mm EUGENE GUARD.
CAMPBELL BROS.. Publishers
OrHOi East side"! Willamette titreet.be.
Ursen Stiviilli ami Kij;litli streets
TUBUS Of SUSSCHIPTION.
Su M.tlu 100
ifartWlf rales ma le known on application
AAlnss ll Mien letUn to TM G UA B 1 ,
i ... V. .' , ( li.uli", .lew
MnariM promptly done.
STAJl Mfk warranted.
SPRINGFIELD SAW MILL
f W BR iVN, M. I.
PHY8IU1AN ,NI S.UUUKON.
N Upstairs in ChHsrasa Block.
sTH in I) to Ham: 12 to 2, C to f p m.
'i ill block auutli of Chriaman
Kl OENK, Oreoon.
Sari j vii t. in
T ALTON MAKKLEY
N I MAIlKl.tT
ATTOliNEYS AT LAW
31ctiw in all the court of the Btate.
Mw-I V.ik n Block.
Ln El'iiENS, ORIOOlf.
I - : n : llio oIKee anil fixtures of
to latt daceued W V Henderson, I am
wprtparf.l t . il anything In the line of
lnlBtry in i nbove said office.
Wnn.l bri Iga work a specialty.
6HANITE AND MABBLI WOUKS-
'! WjM am', new Prices in' Foreign and
jJjeMarU.' anil (iranite, Monu manta
; "tooaa and i . luetery work of all kinds
hMKathkrinh l SCHLEEE, m d
iol Wi,. and Children
"Massage and Iflactoli ity.
-Shton Bloc. ..ppoalto Cuar.1 office
Paid up Cash Capital. $50,000
and Profits, $50,000
A ,;KN' 1 ' ' U. INKING BUSINESS
Wun.7-"n r-Mnahle terma. diiiht
CM a Use fm Same.
miii in. f. is. li Caparil)'.
Dans Quar.1 Jan M
The Bpringfll M sawmill, after sev
eral yearn of Idleness, ill MOD resume
H A Hkeels, of Kingston, Msbo, has
secured it lease on the pla I to lake
effect March 1st. MrSkeels is an ex
perienced mill man, and Will Oo duet
the plant along modem lines.
Yesterday N A Skeels, son of the
lessee, arrived here and will start iu a
lew days for the upper Willamette
and Kali Creek sections to make log
ging contracts. Iu conversation witli
a Ouakd reporter today Mr iskeels
stated that the mill would be thorough
ly overhauled and reuovated. 'the
capacity of the present pluut is about
20,00' feet per day, and this they ex
pect to raise to .i.',000 or 40,000 feet per
day. The machinery in the mill at
preseut Is in very good condition and
enough new machinery will be added
to supply their needs.
The mill pond is a large one, said lo
have a capacity of 7,000,000 feet of logs,
so that long and steady runs are
The constant operation of this plant
will be a decided advantage to this
section of Lane county, as well aa the
limber districts tributary.
4 Vigorous and
from The orcironhin, January 1.1, IV".
Kt (ikk. .Ian. 13.-(To the Editor)
Many -late lis conccrnim' me Milal
conduct ai leertUrs of itaia during the
latt four years have been made since I
retired from office on the Mb oi this
nionlh. I usk -pace fur n brief reply.
Everything of any Importance has been
kiniwti for lour years lo iwo legislatures
anil the people, ami threshed over
dozens of tin.es In the press mid on the
lump in Hie Inst campaign, and yet ll
seems lo have broke out In a malignant
loini since I retired Iron OfllOS, when it
was thought necessary to Irtiiup up 11:1
excuse for the withdrawal ot uiy name
as a regent of the university of Oregon,
and since then 'o justify that envious,
jealous, co itemplible net. The real
reason because I opposed the head
and tail of (be political combination
that Is now running the executive an4
administrative departments M the state
government and domineering with
loud voice In Ihe legislature like the
fog-horns, where Ihey levy tribute ou
the sailors and li-hi i men and pack
juries ami stuff ballot boxes In Ihe hope
of breakllg Into Ihe l ulled States
senate, the olllce of governor or some
that ought to be tilled with something
belter lhan sounding brass. Hut cow
ards ami sneaks usually cover up their
real motives ami en "Mon thief I" when
II. .. Skeeb. of Kingston, Idaho, lbuiv-v.aro doi"K nothing detestably
I mean or inakitur r...-ide fur M.r ......it
Silver or gold, greenbacks or lugs,
lead or pew ter, leather or brass, is the
kind of money Ihey always favor if It
leads to an olllce and a chance to soar
ou Ihe wings of popular prejudice. It
rcquiios Spartan limine, ami virtue to
refuse a fee for putting a seal on '-any
paper' when there are only a few more
o put it on, the lieu lands having been
nearly all selected and sold. Why lake
a few ittle measly lees, only seml
uccasionally, when by a lofty and high-
sounding refusal you cau impugn the
motives of some other person, and lake
in much bigger fees, and more of thein'r
Something for nothing is a sure shot,
1 have alllxed t lie seal free, with a very
few exceptions, on ill military commis
sions, and nearly all other commissions,
ou all pardons and restorations lo citi
zenship, and on a large portiou of no
taries public, ami tiled many incorpora
tions free, ainoiiuliug iu all to miiiiv
thousands of dollars, donated to thous
ands of people all over Utegou. If a
few dollars allowed lo the pecrelary as a
tcember of any board prohibits fees in
that department, then it follows that
the salary of SI. 100 a year fixed in tho
constitution for Ills service on all boards
and lor all services and all business of
whatsoever nature, with the ipeolflo
proviso that there shall lie no other fees
or emolumenU, prohibits him from
taking any pay ns a member of any
board or any fees for any services w hat-
I nave nqjor taken a fee contrary to
aw, and not anything like those speci
fically so inthorlied. Wherever there
was a shadow of a doubt as to any pay
nieut 1 have alw ays taken t tie opinlou of
the court, as in the case of tbe railroad
OOmmtMlonera, and the auditing of
claim- and the Withdrawing of WSN
rents, or the w ritten or verbal advice of
the attorney-general, as in the ease of a
few dollar for a paper, which i. ihe
last ittul uio.t wondeilul di-oiveri ret
i made, indicating that a very iiiall mat
ter l belter than nothing when nothing
of rral Importsuoe can be found. Dan
I, , died of others have been paid without
niflr IN any legal sdvlee, 'he full SIIIOUOll, ami
If el Dobcdf complain, but In tbll - lis
instance only, where there i- no inlcn -l
and only a pat t of Ihe principal, iheie
is it regular cyclone raised, -bowing
that mud is scarce and every I peek
must be scraped up and Utilised. I
have, myself, pild hundred- of I I i
during Ihe last four yearn for DSWfpa
pers w hich were paid for by mj pre
dee saora out of the incidental appro
priation, and have paid many olio - bills
myself willed I had the powel I" audit
and pay out of the IreSSttt WIlBOht
ipiesllon. if I had desired to "work the
1 have procured an extra A 1 full blood reg
istered Jcney bull, which I will keep cou
staiitly at Hangs' stable'.
TKttltB-fi.OO, caih at time of icrvtc '.
Cowi may be returned until with calf without
Loan isi Savings Bank
Of Eugene, Oregon'
CAPITAL (paid up) $50,000
W. E BROWN President.
B. 0 PAINE, Vies Prtildtut
F. W, OSBURH, Caihlar.
W. W. BROWN. All Cllhltr
W E BROWN
J B HARRI8
V'ranciaco and Port-
i.m,. . .
SaW '""ifm countries.
a-V;r,'! '" 1 '" 'eck or .-. rtili
tintt' ,:"tnl"td to ua will receive
F w OSBURN. BO PAINE.
D A PAINE. J F ROBINSON
a ..n. mi itankiiiK Baslmeaw
TrniiNarteil on KavorBbl TOaTSM
brafts Issued ou the principal cities of Die
nnlted .-tat.-, also cK-haiine liiriiislinl avail
able In all foreign countries.
Interest rld on llracdepoll.
Fire-prcof vaull lor the sUrgc of valuable
OuSfttlOOS receive our prompt attention.
aZ . ' " "
S B Eakin,
A NEW LOT OF IMPROVED
LANE COUNTY BANK
I .( .i.i.s I. . 0 In '
' recommend them .
A General Banking business in all branches
transacted on favorable terms.
A. O. HOVKV, President
v w 4liDXfiJ l'..-l,i..'-
A. O. HOVKYJk.. AastCaehier
olllce." My predeOSW On were no
doubt entirely JnSflbsd fioui their
stand point and 1 hav no fan1! to llml
w ilh their acts, and DBVC 'ever criti
cised them. They acini on their best
jnrtfmenl la a very trying ami responsi
ble position, not so Irving then as now.
and entirely too much now for any one
man to control. This sti ai' oil nciivlly.
tliit' catching at straws, an mumbling
OVef old charges made in I be le teres 1 1
of the worshipers of the Idol I helped lo
deleat for United stat. - -etialor two
years ago acd the new Idol who Is here,
alter lo lake his place, i- a -'range an...
lualy of politic On kCCOUOl of that
OPpOSlttOOuSnd for no Other reason, all
Ibis deluge of calumny has been in
spired, ami the strangest ol all Is that it
is being circulated through the columns
of the paper w hich took a leading part
in that opposition ; ami w hat Is gained
by it ami Its friends ha- been my lo--.
I never received $J 01 any other sum
for or in connection with any pardon or
restoration lo citizenship, or from or lor
any convict, directly or indirectly, in
my life; never received or asked a cent
for any such service, although hundreds
of such papers were issued, for every
OBS of which by law I OOUld have re
tpiired 92. I never reoslvod f asked
pay fur a dor.cn out of perhaps lti
military commissions, lor very o.ie of
which the law allows For hundreds
of other miscellaneous commis
sions' I never received pay or
asked for one in twenty. I have
answered all these Ignorant and
malicious charges repeatedly, and yet
they are reiterated, as U true and
doe- know, in I ha- often so staled.
Oregon has in w i had a more able or
mole faithful chief eXSCOtlVS, and DM)
uol soon have another like him; and it
Cannot Itwal one more shabbily and
unju-tly. These fact- are known and
have been recognized and commented
n by hundreds of other trustworthy
people, as well is Ihe allot licy .gctn'i al.
judge- and otb. is In a po-lllofl to know.
But, notwithstanding these well-known
afed oftsn repeated facta by Intelligent
and d's'iileic-tcd parlies, for all Ihi-
faithful serv'oe, a torrent ol calumny,
misrepresentation and wholesale felts-
hood Is now being pinned out by those
who may And out thai llicy have bitten
off more lhan lhe can chew, and dial
their fal-ehood- may come homo to
roost. Ills pei haps impossible lo do
anything i . tin. world w hich will not
be criticized, tni-rcprrscnleil and nils
construed, but ll docs Mem like tbe dis
DOSltOO to make mountains out of mole
bllu and blacken the character of any
public Officer who has any character or
tries to render faithful service, is in
dulged In Wickedly uml criminally b
those who hsve little or no responsl
billly. and who. if placed Iu any Official
position of public trust, would full far
short d Iho-e Ihey n - ivagely criticize
and vilify. Very respectfully,
II. B. KtXCAlU.
K1XBB1 I S ACQI ITTBII
i lugeas Lawyi i IMnnd Rot tiinity
Illegally Lnudlng Cfelnfse,
and Irlshtfal discoveries. The eleritl
iu the olllce arc paid by tbe stale for do
ing the business of the olllce, which
consists of keeping books, examining and
auditing aOOOnntS, drawing warrants,
pulling Ihe seal on commission- of no-
saries publlO, and various olln r co ils-
What fees were collected, being much
less than allowed by law, were largely
given to help clubs or association- tint
OUlftheJ to be for the public good, to
help leagues, aud to publish league
registers, to help other publications thai
claimed to be for tbe public good In
various ways, to help committee.- aud
individuals engaged in political or
other important work. Borne ol tin
people w ho received tbe most beocfll
snivel and howl the loudest about a
drop in Ibo ocean, honestly received,
compared with what they hav.- had 01
ate tea. 'y to take the first chance llicy
get Id take It. I hey are iu a hurry,
and feel injured because their cbanoc
did not come long ngo, and are lighting
their own shadows judging otben bj
I have saved lor the slate dining the
last fuu i years largo sums of mooei Uj
closing many big leaks, and have taken
Deny thousands of dollars less than the
law allow-. These facts are well known
to the governor with whom I lerved'
and whose duty It ll to know, md who
Pally GnSld, Jan IS,
Prof it J Hawthorns of the
sliy of Oregon, today reoelvtd
news announcing tbe death of his son
Vllcr, a member of the Second
Oregon Voluuteers.now at Manila. The
oablegram wu- as followai
Manila, P I
H J Mawi ftOHMI,
Wistar died from paralysis of the
iu ti .i t aitain W B Mooit,
Company c. god Oregon.
Prof Hawthorns and family are
stricken with gtlef at the sad news.
This morning Ihey received two oi
three letters Iroin Wistar, in which be
sHike of his excellent health, his long-
lllg to lie holm' iigalli, . itO, and OUly a
few hours hit. i the sorrow fill news of
the oablegram wai received. That bis
In nil h generally was good is evidenced
by a letter r. coolly leccived from
US' t'liuplaln Oilberl slating Hint Wistar
was rugged mid t lint bis parents nnd
eel no anxiety on bis account.
Wislnr was L'n years old on tbeOlh
day in-t of lb eetnln r. Ou the htcaklng
out ol bosiilitli-i i . .is very eiithusi
astlc and was nuinln re 1 among Ihe
first of Hie stud, nts of Ihe 1'nlversily
tO SOUS'. Tbe news will bu reccivid
with soi row by all.
V I Hie I'hlllppiiWH.
Washington, Jau 16 The transport
Grant, formerly the Mohawk, having
mi board (he Fourth Infantry nnd a
battalion of the lrth Infantry, will Bail
from Now York Wednesday for the
Philippines, via Suez, canal. General
Law ton, who wns assigned to the
Philippines, will take passage with his
stall aboard Hie (Irant.
Dynamite Bleu Up the House.
PlTTSVILLR, Wis Jan 16 The farm-
bouseof Fayette Meaohanii near this
place, was blown lo atoms by dyna
mite, killing Mcachnm and fatally
injuring four children. Meaehain
purchased the dynamite for blasting
purposes. How It I ame ignited is
Sunday's Orogonleni "Usorge w
Klnesy, the Bugene lawyer, tried ill
Ihe I'nlle 1 States court on a charge of
e nspiracy lo unlawfully land Mm
Qnoy, aOMnese laborer, was acquitted,
The jury returned a verdict of not
gullly yesteiday afternoon at .1 o'clock
During i be trial, Dlstrlel Attorney
Hall, for Ihe government, Introduced
the Judgment mil ..f ti ourt, show.
tug that Moy Qnoy bad been nt back
lo China as PUS of tbe prohibited class.
c "tinsel saked thai ll be admitted in
evblel.ee Attorney Schlltiltcl ol jccle.l,
saying the deteudaot was a Stranger to
wbal l ad happened in tbal case, ami
wee n..t bound by It. The judgment
might have wen prouired by fraud,
and counsel cited instance- of Chinese
wniiHiig In go back In China, and save
transportation OKpeuoes who asserted
Hint they were Illegally In tliis country
ebon they were not so. Judge
liilliugersUHiaiuedlhepoi.it and de
nied the evidence The gOVOI ntneiit
was, therefore, with. or. pi oof eonolo-
sive that Ihe I hli ese wa n laborer.
'The jury, when it llrst reiind,
Stood 11 for .'onvictlon. The jury
came In for instructions, and tho
spokesman asked the court if the Jury
found Klnsey guilty, If tiny would
have to llnd that Moy Qqoy a
laborer. Tbe oourt aniwsred thai this
would Is1 necessary, and the jury
retired, aud soon reported a verdict of
acquittal. United Btatei District At
torney Hall was milted by (ieorge
West and Chinese Inspector Jossey.
Stroud Long and Hun Cluing were
jointly indicted with KlOSSy, Long
pleaded guilty a::.i beoams a w itness
for the government. The case ngaiiiHt
Sun Chung will no doubt now be dls
Mr Klnsey returned home front
Portland Saturday night, aud since
that lini" his many Irleinls have been
congratulating him on i is acquittal.
Most of the witnesses have also return
III III II 'll IM III s.
S.mim, Jan 17. The ns-cinbly wae
busy on routine Both today. Two
hundred and fourteen bills are on the
bou e ealendar, and one hundred and
twetuy-four on senate calendar, mak
Itlg a total i f 888.
The main feature Ibis forenoon was
action on bills relative to sal sin
license, city Incorporation in seen tea.
at I one providing nubile school build.
Albany and Salmi tendered land ami
buildings in the State, proposing tint
the State inn orphan-, holm - in either
city. Both propositions Bill bo looked
The senate was In session only one
The Cottage Drove consolidated
chnrter t in pas .! the hAQai this morning.
J. W. KAYS FURNITURE CO.
EM3ALMERS and FUNFPAL DIRECTORS
HAVANA MUNICIPAL WORK
Niw York, Jan 16. A dispatch
lo the 1'ni. tin. from Havana asysi Tim
polios authorities have begun the
moral situation at Havana Vans
have been provided, and last night
after midnight Ihey made the rounds
of Ihe city, picking Up Vagrants and
homeless persons. Sluce the (lino of
the recon ecu trillion, the parks and
porticos have been lilted nightly with
these unfortunates, a few of whom are
criminals. It has been one of the
distressing features of the prevailing
couditli lis for which no remedy was
Under the Coban-Amsrloan adnata
islratiou, tho building known as the
San Isidore asylum has been obtained
us a shelter Persons (diked up iu Hie
streets urn taken there and provided
w ith lodging and food. If they are
aide to labor Ihey lire turned over to
the municipal public works ami are
put (0 work sweeping the streets, l-'or
this they are paid DO cents a day.
Those who are unable to work, who
are the larger class, arc provided for ul
Sail Isldoieaud iu tbe QOSpltall In u
short time It Is expected H at the
streets will he cleared entirely of these
people. Provision Is also made for the
care of the urchins who uro without
homes, in San Jose asylum.
Albany Democrat Jan 111.
"1 he fowls have taken to w ing aud
the crow of tho blue blood rooster la
no longer heard In tho city, except
such as arc owned by our local breed
era, prize winners by the way. Tho
most successful poultry show ever held
in Oregon was closed Saturday night.
A large crowd wan present to w itness
the llnlshlug touches. PicsldcH the
line dteplay of birds thsre wasaspieu-
did stc rcopitcoii exhibition by I'M
Hlodgelt ami t Jcorge S Aoblson Ol lOOBj
scenes ami an hypnotic exhibition In
which Prof Lolierl Chambers took a
elasH of live boy a through a seriesof
amusing performances. 'I here was
music by the Slinontoii Hand and by
I ho orchestra. Kven tho fowls pitched
their cackles nuil crows higher. The
great sucocss of thediow displayed tho
fact that Portland Is not tlio only place
iu Ihe state w hero a state show can bu
"The annual meeting of the State
Poultry Association was held in Ihe
Court lions., with an attondanos of
about thirty, a new constitution was
adopted. Ity it vote of 28 to 'III Albany
was seltrtt das tin. meeting pla..' of
tho Association nnd show in the second
week of January, mild, tit (he begin
ning of the -01 It century."
OHABLE8 THOMPJOB FINED.
On lbs TWO i Iihi ges He Will Pay the
bally Ounrd, Jan 17
The jury last night In the case of tho
city vs Charles Thompson, charged
with selling llquoi to a minor, dis
agreed. Afterwards Thompson entered a plea
of guilty lo the charge and was lined
f J.r and costs, amounting In the total
Hi' also plead guilty to tho charge of
psrmlltlng a minor to loiter about his
saloon and was lined -".
lie aid all the lines.
Albany Democrat Jan hi: Divld
Link uml with of Eugene, have been
In the eltyaOOUpla of days while ou
their way from Aurora.
BIG SALE Is Sailing Along
X Tbe days m
tile rest There air. a few more plums
All wool 2 ply ingrain Carpets, ooo
During the sale tho price is 49c.
super 2 ply all wool ingrain Carpeti,
worth 75c a van'.; new pattern- l'o1
colors'. 1 Kiriiii: the Sale they go at
Sevellan extra heavy, all wool, same quality
a- 3 ply, $1.00 quality. None better for
wear. Now 73c
Tapestry Brussels, rich colors, new patterns,
t li col't'el' t l'arlor ('arnet. Now BO at
gfoquets and Velvets, rich and ran', nice
enough for tho host of us, and only 97c.
Art Squares, Rugi, Oil Cloth, Mattings,
Pertieres, Stand Covers; all at correspond
ingly reduced price-.
Wo have gome good bargains here. Half
dozen and single dozen lots from il'le per
Bath, Quale Linen, Cotton, excellent
values, from oc up. Bleached Bath
Towels at I foper pair. Have you sen
our Bleached Linen Crash at c'f
ir it'll! iiklalaw' I . ' .
Kast bleached seamless
iupply, 5c a pair.
45c ami an,
are good things. iP
Choice of Ladies and Gents' 1 and ft
Shoes now for $2.15.
The best if l.oo Fedora Hal
buy from US for KOe.
yoa 9Vfl saw you