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UUI ulIwAflo rAKl I
'den Shot for Meal
to Join Any.
Powell, J W Onwdy, K M Veateb,
John Holland, Elgar King, John
For justice, J W Baker, constable.
THE HORTON INQUEST
KlT.irvc uirin iM irw mm
Primaries Being Held Over the uaue&
BOER STAND AT MAFTOP
Asks Equal Favors of
CUE H L LA CHINESE GENERAL SURRENDER
r- al to the Guard.
-... to th Guard.
Yokohama, March 31. If Corea
yield to Russian demands for trade
andinuress to the country Japan will
ask similar treaty favors.
FILIPINO GENERAL HURREN
Special to the Guard.
Manila, Murch 31. The Chlm-e
guerilla general, Pana, who has h-en
davastatlDg Punay province with
Dam) of outlaws, lias surrenderee! to
Uuited States troops.
THE BOER WAR
Special to tho Guard.
London, March 31. The Boer forces
are evacuating Rrantforl, moving
The British casualties Friday were
twelve kllleil and one hundred and
General Botha aucceids to the com
mand of Joiiberl'a army.
Bperl: to the Guard,
Kroonhtadt, March 31. The Boer
commanders held the Brltl-h torOM
for six hours at Mafiop. It Is Impossi
ble to procure a list of Casualties.
A BRUTAL ORDER.
Special to the Guard.
London Marcli 31. Reports, seem
ingly well foimded are to the effect
that President Hleyn, of the Orange
Free Htate. has given orders that
British burghers, though not citizens,
be shot If they refuse to join the army.
THE MAFEKINO REPORT.
Special to the Guard.
London, March 31 General Roberta'
last report is that the general health
ot the Mafeking garrison is good. The
food supply Is holding out well and no
tllntrees In reported.
Eugene Mill ft Elevator Company
Will Add to Its Storage
The Eugene Mill & Elevator Com
pany will shortly begin the erection of
a new warehouse, having the lumber
and other material on the ground for
thin purpose. The new warehouse
will have a capacity of 60,000 bushels
of grain in the bins, making a total
bin capacity of the company ware
houses of over 100,000 bushel. The
new warehouse will be 30x54 feet in
MM and higher than the old ware
house. It will have a basement (or
itorlng grainsacka and other necessary
accessories ot grain crops.
The company is putting In a new
waterwheel to furnish power for the
eleauers, but this power can le trans
ferred to the mala shaft, and added to
the motive power of the mill
machinery, facilitating work in many
instances, A late improved cleaner
will be placed in the new warehouse
doubling the cleaning capacity of the
mill, making it of decided advantage
to the farmers. In some departments
of the mill, also, new machinery is
being added, and the company will be
better prepared to handle a large crop
this year than ever before.
The year 1900 will be an active year
In the building line In this city.
Coyote C E Simpson, W I OotNDtO.
Hermann J L Taylor, L E Mil
ledge. Walton-Levi Vaughan.CW Lyooa
RETURNS SO FAR REPORTED
I'm. Guar '.March 31
The primaries of die Citizens party
are being held tod iy in the various
nr. c. el. ()f 1 1,,. ,oii i . In Eugene
iiic .. ... t- pnuuMl i ale in-iug
voted on. There Is ouly one tlckei out
in each precinct, and the voting Is
marked by uo strife or caud'date
r-o.MlN Tlo.vft Maiik
Pursuant to call in .he UUAKD I tie
I'itlz-ns party met last night In the
foar Eugene preci net and made the
follow 1 1 g noiuionti ins:
North E igene N 1 Elect 0.
J J Walton
L M Ptltersoii
D R I. .kin
I E Stevens
I, Id SleVelia
J A Wallets
K E Heh.ver
J o Wa n
E M Casteel
Booth Eugene No I -Elect 0.
J M Howe
J - Hlggius
H w Graham
C E Coople
J B Taylor
W G Beat He
J H Graham
L B Rowland
E B Barger
North Eugene No 2-Eleol 7.
0 M Kissinger
It 1 Day
8 M Douglas
() VV Welder
c M Young
J C Richardson
a J Plekard
R M Blnchley
H P Morris
Mouth Eugene No 2 -Elect 5.
K A Rankin
A G Malhewi
F M Wiikiua
ash ley Stevens
Following is putillsbcd also the
delegates elected in various pre. I nets
outside tbt OttjT M reported up to the
time or going to press:
Blanton Tburalon Goodpasture, C
A Applewhite, A N Hlrlker, Miles
Perkins, Road supervisor, L 8 Lock
Falrmnunl W A Blanton, 8 K
George, J P R nnsey.
Zumwalt J Horn, J Neuabaum, G
u Harwot d, J Km t.
Hoad siipervl-or, J Neusbaum. Jus
tice, N E Purkersoii ; constable, J W
Special to the GDaro.
Ckesweli., Marc!, 31. J E Noland,
J R Hellers, ion Winzetrled, G 8
Miller, F R Boblnett, J H Gordon.
Junction. Much 31. The citizens
parly elected too following delegates to
the county convention :
North Junction -H M Milllorn JP
Mllllom, U FSklpwortb, M M Eecles
ton. Hnpervlsor, M FCa-leel.
Booth Junction -Jas Calvert, Tom
Bailey, J K Flint, C Q Farrar, A A
Foster, Jas Maya. Supervisor, J
Milllorn. Justice of peace, J D
Howard. Constable, M M Kccleston.
Perfect harmony prevailed.
BPRI NO FIELD DELEGATES.
Special to the Guard.
Springfield, March 81. Citizen's
delegates: J W Stewart, Albert
Walker, M J Hlllegas, J E P Withers,
J A Hteven, J A nfcMahon, W P
Chesher. Itoal supervisors: District
No", E Zimmerman; 47 Wm Good
pasture, 40 Mr Hendricks, 66 J A
Clearwater. Justice of the peace, V
W Harshbarg'-r; constable, Herbert
Special to the Guard
Comoro. March 31. Delegates
elected as follows E P Coleman, W
M Bogart.M L'ach, Geo Smith, C T
(1011 EN DELEGATES.
special to ttattteid,
Goshen, Or, varch 3i.-Cltlzens
delegates: J R K.eney, D B Mathewe,
II HotehlDtOP, Jo-tlee of the peace,
H D Lldy. Onoatabla, Mr ttai Road
supervisor, Lee Matlock.
COTTAGE i KOVE DEI.KGATE8.
! Special to the I rao.
Cottage GROVE, March, 31. The
following deleeates were elected to tne
titlren's county conention which
meet at r.ugene April 7:
g cottage Orove J H Perkins, J
B Medley, LF Wooley, D napP.
J W Baker, Nat Martin.
W.t Cottage Orove-John Over
halsler, Dan Baughmau, Henry
Tbe Uregou State Journal tditor
Ruhs Salt into Fresh Wounds.
Journal. March SI.
''The gold standard republicans held
I their primaries In Eugene hal Mon
day and elected delegate to ilia coun
ty convention. Edward J. Mclaja
han, who was discarded as tieing too
lawfully awful for anything ten or
Hfteen years ago by the republicans,
wbo wera then all clamoring f r tree
sliver, like McKinley. Mitchell,
Herman aud the other i cam to
the front and swiped the whole push,
electing himself and Ills entire ticket
In each precinct. The following per
sons, mostly war horses of many
battles, were voted for and beaten by
the W H Luckey ticket for sheriff,
and the McClanahan rustlers: Dr J)
A Paine, ex superintendent of the
State Insane asylum; J H McClung, ex
state senator; H B Miller, ex-prevldent
of the State Agricultural College;
County Judge E O Potter; S M Yoran.
ex-McKiuley elector; Col Geo ()
Yoran, a hern of the Filipino war of
'conquest and criminal aggression'; L
N Roney, contractor ami builder of the
new courthouse and many bridge and
buildings; R McMurptuy, principal
owner of the Eugene Water Company,
extensive mine owner, anil local agent
of the Northern Pacific Railroad
company; Dr T W Hum-, mayor
of Eugene; F I, Charalars, owner of
the largest hardware store In Eugene;
Wm Preston, the leading harness,
saddle aud leather merchant of l,ane
county; A Yerington, the iivedrugglst
and member of the Htate Board of
Pharmacy; Geo Mldgley, owner of the
Eugene ssmIi, door and finishing fac
tory; S R Williams, E A Wood, R H
Miller, Ell Bangs, F B Bellman, W
H Alexander and a long list or others.
"The names of the boys win un
horsed these distinguished gentlemen
will tie found elsewhere in this paper.
Like the (English in South Africa,
they are now in possession of the
works, and will probably shake the
plum tree If they can cirry Majuha
Hid i in- rninity convention) and nold
i lit Ir indignant rivals doan at Spion
Kop (the stateanndislnct conventions)
and do not meet too mauy Boers at
Remains Well Preserved, Though
the Murders Were Com
mitted in October.
Meet Today for the Purpose of
Pursuant to a call a number of the
prominent fruit growers of Lane
county met at the courthouse this
afternoon to consider the matter of
pooling their crop, using as a basis the
plan now In vogue in California. R
M Day as chairman aud J G Steven
President H. B. Miller, of tbe state
board of horticulture, was present and
fully explained tbe manner in which
It is proposed to form the pool. He
has made a study of tbe methods to be
employed and Is heartily in favor of
Printed contracts were distributed
for the grower to consider, and a
meeting will be held April 14, at which
time It is hoped to get an organization
effected and contracts made which will
insure protection to the grower.
A Lien for Work.
About 0 of the employes of the
Mohawk brauch of the Southern
Paclflc have flled a notice of lien for
work on the Southern Pacific Com
pany, through Attorneys Thompson 4
Hardy and L Bilyeu. The men
walked down here yesterday, aud few
if any had a cent, as they have not
been payed since January. Home of
the men slept in tbe city jail last night
because they had no money with
which to secure a night's lodging.
Tbe notice of lien Is made with ttie
object of having the company deposit
with the county olerk any money due
Contractor Bays from the Houthern
Pacific for work performed, to the end
that the workmen can thus secure
what is due them. Nearly everything
owned by Contractor Bays which Is
used on this contract has been at
tached, and construction work is at a
HE! THROAT OAtHCD. THEM INOT.
The Sksgway BOOgtt of March 16,
ha this account ol the preliminary
work of holding the luiiumt ou the
bodies of Hcrt Horlon and wife, mur
dered by tbe Alaskan Indians last
"At nine o'clock the coroner's jury,
composed of W. A. Reld, T. A. Fix,
K.N. Sessions, T. T. Dillon, M. J.
Marvin aud Geo. Smith, together
with MatshalTauner, Judge Sehlbrede
and Dr. Moore, went lo People's
undertaking parlors where the remalus
of Itert Horlon and his young wile laid
on the rude stretchers made of the
iMiivai winch had covered them In
their seashore grave for mouths.
"Tbe scene was one that would
touch the hardest heart, as tbe bodies
of the worthy and loving youug couple
were exposed for examination, beariug
Hi- marks ol barbarous vengeance for
a fancied wtong.
MKH. HOKTON SHOT, THEN THROAT
"The bodies are fairly well preserved
and the wounds clearly defined those
of Mrs. Horteu's body indicating
fiendish work. Aside from e gunshot
wound winch parsed through her
body and w .a of itself fatal, ihere are
gleat .- - in tier throat which were
iulllcted while she was liegging for her
life, as It wat said she did, according
to the coiii- -ion made by Hanson.
" The examination lasled about an
hour, when the jury adjourned until
tomorrow morning at 10 o'clock. The
remainder of the Inquiry will be con
ducted at Judge Hehlbrede's otllce ou
The nortli-lMiund overland, which
passed Eugene at 3:54 this morning
run over and killed two cows near the
Eug-ne Mill A, Elevator Company's
property In the east end of town. The
cows belonged to E Casteel and Ed.
Nye, and had beeu placed in the old
Dun bopyard for pasturage. It Is
presumed that during the night they
got through the tence aud laid dowu
on the track, where the train picked
them up. Oueoow was killed outright,
and the other injured so she bad to he
One cylinder of tbe engine was
broken, and tbe engine ran through to
Junction In' this damaged condition.
From South Lane.
EDENVALE, March 27.
Robert Drury returned Saturday
from the Blue River mines, where he
has a claim whioh he expeots to
develop In the near future.
Carl Baughman spent last week
visiting at Camp Creek and Thurston.
OJ Warhluton and Henry Mitchell
are working with their teams logging
ror R C Edwards at Unity.
School will lieglu next Monday with
Miss Allie Whit toy . of Eugene, as
P N Laird is logging on Mt Glen.
Miss Carrie Bridges Is quite sick
with the grippe, or sometlilug similar.
Howard Baughman Is stopping on
his homestead on the Whlmberry this
Ed Gibson, of Jasper, with several
hands is cutting cord wood on bis land
In this nelicbborhood.
Geo Crabtree has rented the Barclay
farm for two years.
Beruice and Blanche Warbinton
came out from Eugene Saturday,
returning to school Sutiday evening.
John MiHirhouse has moved Into bis
Crops of all kinds look well here.
Bkvan Aids a Hobo. Ashlan.l
Record: "As Wm. J. Bryan was walk
' Ing up and down the platform am!
I viewing the scenery during the stay of
! the train at Dunsmuir, Cal., Tuesd iy
morning, a hobo solicited a group or
three drummers for S5 cent. They
told the hobo to 'work' Bryan, aud if
he worked Wm. J , they would each
give him a quarter. Tbe hobo ap
proached Mr. Bryan, who was aoine
distance away, told a pitiful story and
asked for 2") cen'. Mr Bryan gave
him tbe amount, and the hobo returned
to tbe drummers, who 'subscribed" the
75 cents promised."
Mrs. Fames. The Guard Is in
formed this morning that the () A R
and Ladies of the OAR have attended
to the case of Mrs, Eames, the destitute
and sick lady mentioned In last
evening's paper, sending provisions
there last Thursday, and at that time
procuring a nurse. The case is a
worthy one and merits the attention
of nil organization.
HON K. L. SMITH
Appoilted I'resideni nf i he St.itt
Bo&rd of Horticulture.
The following teller received by Hon
H It Miller is self explanatory:
Ha i km, Or., March 30, ItWU.
Hon. H. B. Miller,
Mr Dear Hi r: The board, under
exUtlng circumstance, has this day
accepted your resignation a President
of the Slate Hoard of Horllcu'lur.
aud apsinted a our successor, r L,
Smith, of Hood River, hl comwtaalou
to lake effect April l, Ittno.
In accepting your resignation, the
members of the board express regret
that you never your connection wltb
the board and the horticultural Inter
ests ot tbe state, tod Join In expressing
to you their best wishes for your suc
cess wherever your lot may be ca-l.
Yours very truly,
The appointment of Ml Smith to
this position will give general satisfac
tion. Mr Smith Is one of the progres
sive fruit men nf the Hood River
country, and was president of the
Htate Horticultural Hociety for two
years. He is well known lu this
vicinity, having atteuded a uumber of
fruit . .in vi ni inns In the valley.
Di Iy liuard, March H
U O. Olke fLCB-Tbe UO Diet
Chin arrived home today from Cottage
, drove, where a packed house was
played to. The piogram was excellent
' and citixens of that city expressed
ihemselve as much pleased with tbe
1 visit of the munlcal student.
Renominated. Tbe voters of tbe
I fltst ward met last evening at the
Eleventh street hose house and uuan
j Imously renominated F. W. Osourn
I for councilman.
Court House Notes.
Real elate mortgage 300 00
Mortgage release H.'JOO 00
Mortgage release 100 00
Real estate mortvaae 400 00
REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS.
Sarah Jane Harper to Millie A
Tllton, 160 acres In tp 20 s r 1 w; f 1.
Ledia Smith to MoClan, Iota 30, 'J,
22 and n j lot 10, block 13, Fairmount;
W W Withers, sheriff, to 0 FHmith,
lots in Florence; $1,200.
0 & C R Co to John Smlgley, 80
acres in tp In s r 6 w; $2K0.
The Balfour Outhrle Co lo Hattle
Lielli, 40 acres In tp 18 a r 6 w; $280
Clayton W Clark hi t 'has W Hmlth,
90 acres in tp 17 a r 6 w;$760.
M Tipton et al to John P Daugherty,
40 acres lu tp lUs r7 w; $300.
G O Martin and wife to N A W
Howe, 40 acres lu tp 10 a r 3 w ; $700.
John Peterson to J A Black and
John Chuckey, one-half luterest lu
Ooldcn Star mining claim, Bohemia
dlstrlok; $1. nut claim.
O W Martin aud wf to Eatelia
Dearaoiid, N ; block B, Martiu's addl
tlou to Eugene; $10.
Borneo claim. Blue River, bv 8 A
Homer claim, Blue River; by M V
Jumbo claim, Blue River; by Adam
Princess claim, Blue River; W R
Drury, W T Drury and L J Cornelius,
Poor Boy claim, Blue River; same
locators as last above.
White Cloud claim, Blue river; same
locators as above.
Frank Shelden va PR and W H
Wallls; to recover money. Judgment
Is asked in the sum of $250 and $26
attorney fees. Walton & Markley
appears as attorneys for plaintiff.
Attachment bond of $200 filed; surely
J B Overton.
N A W Howe va C B Johnson et al.
Demurrer filed by defendants attorney,
W. C. Hale vs The Noonday Mining
Co, a private corporation; motion for
default In the sum of $260.
F W Cooper vs Tbe Noonday Min
ing Co, to recover money, Judgment Is
asked for $000 00 and interost at 6 per
cent Hin .. December I, IS'.ru. Tbe
amount sued for Is balance due for
labor. J E Young appears as attorney
for plaintiff. Attachment made.
Bond, $000 (10; security, J M Sherwood.
J H Haramltt vs John a Bayt; to
recover money. Judgment Is asked
for $174 03. Labor or himself aud a
number of assigned claims are sued
upon. The work was petformed on
the Mohawk branch of the S P R R,
and Mr Bay's plant has been attached
and work stopped. Bonds, $176;
surety i- E Dunn,
HHFrleudlyvs Adam Schmidt et
al; reply to answer of B J Owen.
Estate snd guardianship of Jtoyal
Archy Cummins, a minor; cltitatlon
Ouardlanshlp of Marshall O Peltlc;
Herbert Hall guardian, bonds, $3,000,
surety, The United States Fidelity &
In the matter nf the estate of W S
Miller, deceased; application and
notice for allowance of claim of S H
Friendly for $254 and Interest since
Feb. 0, 1801, less $80 psld August 3,
1803. Appeal to J inure Potter.
Ouardiansblp ol l-.maiine Taylor;
citation ordered served.
Guardianship nf Oeo C Taylor; cita
tion ordered served.
Estate of H L Chlsberter deceased;
The final dainv of the asfVM was
Kiveo h, Mr. K. It )vlla SVfolOg
at Armory Hall. It was one of the
imt pleaaaul ilaiiifs of the ear and
was thoroughly enjoyed by a laige
crowd. I be program was an exc -lleut
oue aud , A the time of the party
until tbe silent watches of the night
appeared. Yerington' orchestra of 10
piece furnished the music, aud from
the pure enjoyment the excellent
uiu.ie eemtt to allord. it M em that
Eugene damvr will hereafter demand
mualo of the high standard presented
at this time.
The AiMciuhly hall of the High
Hclionl wa crowded to Its ill nost
capacity lst night with Mtnda and
studeul of tho Euirne idirli Scion. .
They came i o hear the funny Degro
Joke and songs, and to see lite Ami
dttajMla negro attire lu ttie 'l.ue
Star Minstrel. ' The U.ys are no
encouraged by the applause aud con
gratulations of last evening play that
they have decided to give an eulertaln
on nt f.r the Woodmen lodge, at
Jasper, on the 14th of April.
They have been Invited to
the I) A. R. of E igene, ami
very apt to accept.
The reception tsrlng iveu this alt. r
noou by the Fortnightly Club Is largely
attended, aud the affair is one of the
luot uoceasful given in Eugene thla
year. A unique program was rendered
and luncheon Nerved.
MOHAWK VALLEY ROAD.
Tracklavinn Will He Finished by
the Middle of June.
To lay' orefontan.
"John Bays, the well-known con
tractor, a l.o has la-en superintending
the construction of a railroad up the
Mohawk valley from Springfield to the
Booth-Kelly mills, a distance of 16
miles, Is In the city on a short vlsiU
Mr Bays has been oil tin work since
last fall, and he looks hearty as a buck,
and is as full of pluck and go as ever.
His son has the cou tract for the road,
and he Is uperluteudlnH the construc
tion. He has the track laid from
Hprlngfleld to Hmllh's Bluff, a distance
of five miles, and two miles more
graded, and lutends to have the road
completed by the middle of June. In
addition to Ibis he has built a county
road along the hillside to take the
place nf the one destroyed by the
construction of the railroad. The
Mohawk valley road Is to connected
with the Houtheru Pacific at Heuder-
son's station, which will necessitate
the building of a bridge across the
Willamette and heavy rook
cutting on one side snd a big fill on
the other." The plant of Mr Bays Is
now under attachment and work ou
the roaS auspended.
The recent wonderful accomplish
ments In wireless telegraphy bring to
mlud forcibly the value of electricity.
It Is probable that much work will be
saved by means of this subtle fluid
There Is co limit to Its possibilities.
Applied to material objects, It causes
them to move as with life, while
without It the human body cannot be
strong and healthy. The best means
of filling the body with vitality la by
the uae of Hosteller's Stomach
Bitters. Lack of life In (ha atomch
causes Indigestion, dyspepsia, const! pa
tlnn, biliousness and malaria. Auy of
these symptoms means the Bitten is
needed at once. Just now, when the
seasona are so variable, aud a regular
dose will keep tbe bowels active aud
American Pork Shut Out.
Constantinople, March 29. The
Porte has Informed the Uuited states
legation that In future the importation
of American pork will be prohibited,
giving aa a reason for the prohibition
that the meat la injurious to the public
Mr hloyd C Grlsoom, United States
Charge d'Aftalrea, protested energet
ically, demanding theanuuluientof the
New Military Company. The
young men of Creawell and vicinity
have a petition to be presented to the
Military Board, asking for the organi
zation nf a company of the National
Ouard at tbatlplaoe. Thirty eligible
meu signed the petition the first day.
Musician Seott, of the Second Oregon
Volunteers, la leadiuB the movement.
A Freak. Mr. Wheeler, who Uvea
Just above Goshen. hs a etierry tree In
full bloom, and on the iree I at least
a peck of full grown pears hanging on
tbe aald limbs, of last year's crop. The
pears are sound and good cjker. This
sbowa the mlldnea of our winter.