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ROSK15URG, DOUGLAS COUNTY, OREGON, MONDAY, MAY 21, 1900.
Vv I'ilODHiALS RCTLIIMXG
Many Bryan Supporters Coming
Back '.to the Republicans.
PEACE TALK BY THE BOERS
Plague In San Franciaco. Shipwreck
at Coo Bay. Washington
Dtmocrats Oppose Towne.
Kvery two or tbrro days some of the
republican seceders of 1890 announces
his intention of acting with the repub
lliaua tor the future. The latest of these
accessions to the party which have heen
mention? ia that of ex-KepreseMitlve
Belford, of Colorado. None of the men
who went out of IIih republican Party In
Is! urnli-r llm lead of Senator Tellur wan
more cievotel to tho tiiiver cause limn)
WaM l.i'lloid. .ollC ol ll.l'lll win IIKTM
mih"iMUiii- in hi up-ir- 'f Bryan in
tho i- mv.i'i nl Ih.al year. Moreover, he
atnea to las new allilulionH until a i-h 'M
ll'no iu' 1.
!Uu tiic deirttdo.ui ban broken from
hia friends of lh!HS. "1 mil lint going to
support Bryan this line," sail Belford a
day or two auo. "f ttin foiu to vitt lor
Mclvin'.tiy in 1'Jd.l if tlio Lird lets rue live
to do no." He ia kick of iiia relatione
with the democrats. I'l'he democracy,
according to IJUford, im ob-rrucuve, ilis
honertt nnd incapahl. As nn Impedi
ment in the way of good legialaliou it
has won hpine rcpnlalion, hut thi is
not tlie sort of a reputation which ia'cal
rulated to commend a party to uny well
regulated perron. Il can not dvie uny
pi.dicy whicl) any considerable number of
caue ei eons auy where will favor. It ia
falsa to it-: allies and faitbleoa to its
It was, of course, inevitable that the
republican secedera of WH would quick
ly lire of their new aenociaiea. The
Teller contingent of the Hryauite forces
Of l'o were iu liartuony; with the I'r-
aid tea on only one rpieation, that of the
free coinage of silver. When that iaeue
wis knocked out by the republican pros
perity and tlu republican (told standard
law there was no louver any tie which
wo'ild ketp them in n!liitn-H with tin)
Too Jiryauitea are Irce traders uud ll iu
forlerH, and tlie republican eeced-rn ol
lS'.Wure iiuairiMt tho in on both of liicao
tioititf. Almost all of the leaders of the
boltiiiK repubiicatiB of four yeara ,' are
hack in the party except Tcler himself,
and the pride wiiicu keupa the Colorado
acualor from n-turiiiii to liia old cum
rades in not likely In lant loiter than
'U0, and may end before the election of
Peact Talk by the Boers.
I.ONHO.N, May l'.. A Lourenco Mar.
rues (.-orreapondeut, telerttphlng ) eater
"New peace proposals will probably be
pit fjiwarJ by the lioi-r tioverniueut
The recent reverses are c-auainu dtspoiul-eti'-e.
There was a pruionued meetinu of
Triiinvaal executivea ut 1'riituria. lliu in
day, and the deetruciio i of the mines
wasaKuin corsiilered. It is nndere'ood
that the (government doea not intend to
destroy the niluea."
5i.vN Fkanunco, May lv. It has been
otlluittlly announced by the board cf
health that bulroniu plague csleta in this
Oiik aoo, III., May 10. Assistant Sur
Uoou Lloyd, of t' e U. K. marine hospital
here, has beeu ordered to baa Freucisco
to dist iu (lis work of prevstitlou of the
spread of the bubonic plague, If it should
AjAHNIiKJKLD, Or., hltj 10. The gsso-
Illiehoa' Monterey a wrecked In Coos
Bay tyl'iy. .-upaiit ! the craft are
helli V'il to liiv pri'bed, 11a no trace of
Ihcm ran be found.
Ki'okAKK May 19, The democratic
late coaveutiou ia in aeaeion here. The
eeritlmentja in favor of Bryan, and the
name ol James llamiliou Lewis for vice
rel'!ent Is suggested.
IS HARRY WUKACH LOST.
Tailor Left Pendleton 16 Months Ago
-No Word From Him Since Then.
Harry Wukuch, a tailor, left Pendle
ton a year ago las. Cbrirtinaa, intending
to It" o Kosebmg. Since that time he
has not boon hoard from iy bis Pendle
toii fr'ends, with nun of whom he left hie
personal effects, to bn nnt to hirri iin
anon a lift found a lo jtio:i in Western
Oregon. Wukach wa. rnph.yrd in tho
tailor rli'T'H hvto mid ..an nn indtm r i-m,
sobir limn. .Wt.On lie left Ptudlu'ori in
1 1,.,.,.,,, lt.r , ISiS
I) . (I f'ViT.il h'tin'red
j ,,,jiirH Will. .1 !o:
irn, Will. .1 hi: M,-l, Willi tillll ll
mvn'il 11 hou-e '
W lilcti !i:id pun-!
111 I! . i-l iir,
p::.". i hi fr H!i
loin ln workerl.
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! WiiUjcIi I'O'ijphiiiicd :!;it t had rtln'r
pimr In-ill1 h IiItc, :ind xoiikjht. 11 I'iru'.i'lii
In WVetcrn Oretj jii Iwr that reason.
lie It-ft iuntriiciioiit lor tint forwiirilin
ul hia trilok and i,thr pi-reon.il i'ff?cia
when li dfctd'-d wtii-rein We-lcrn trf
(on lie would locato nnd Pl-dt back word
Mr. WiiUacti'a friend-i lii-re have cotn
to the enncitmun tha'. witti tlie lepso ol
Iti niooilm and no ord from him re
gardint; the properly left in IVndietou,
ho may have died somewhere weat cf
here, his relatives not knowiuic of it
Anyone who can eend them Information
on the aubject will confer a favor on
Harry Wukach was about 45 years old,
was abort and thick-ret. and had brown
tiair. He was a einitle man.
Mr. Wukach 'a Irienda ask the L'aat
Orri(ouien 'o make 'the matter puhlie
and to euttitest that papers in the Wil
tanefte valley and Western Oregon
towna iive attention to it. Kant Oretton
DR. DARRIN'S RETLR.
I)r. larrin, who baa heen bIhiiiI
ai'Veral weeka, has completed hia en!i;e
inenta south, baa relumed t j Uoi-eburK
aud will renonie practice tomorrow
May, 'Jl to July 1 iusteaii of Jane 1 aa
advertised. The doctor haa accured
parlor and loom 44 on firt door, Van
I louteu House where be can be consult
ed free of charan-
Electricity and Vital Alagnetiam as
Curative Agents- A few of His
Charges for treatment low aud reason
able according to ability to pay. ,
Most canes ran be treated at home
after one visit to the doctor'a office. All
bueiueee relations with Ir. Iarriu ara
atrictlr confidential. Iniuiriesanawered
circulars and ijuestion tdanka free.
Office hours 0 a. ni. lo S p. m. The poor
treated free excepting medicines. Cn
Another Remarkable Case.
1'eur Dr. Darrin : lam now enjoying
pei feet health, bavin- uaiued 20 pounds
the past year. Am entirely cured and
feel very grateful indtint tor what you
did for tue, tuy weaknesses and ruv other
troubles. Also feel that I caunot praise
you loo highly for the kiud aud scien
tific treatment 1 received from you when
I was sick.
Mux. 8. K. Cuark, Ukiah, Or.
Afflicted Twenty Years.
Mr. Editor: Since 17 years. old (I am
now 37) I have beeu troubled with heart
disease. Dr. Larrio cured me laat fad so
Keel nothing of it. I reside 20 miles
northeast of l'endleton and can I re
f erred to by letter or in person.
A Most Interesting an1 Success
ful School Year.
MM LIBRARY PURCHASED.
Splendid Entertainment Marks Clos.
Ing of the Term Largely
. Last Fridsy brought to a close snother
school year, and undoubtedly the most
interesting and snccessful term of public
school ever conducted in thiacity; one
in which pupils) m l patrons alike took
ii-iUHUal liit-jte-t, which u.ituraily enough
hua rctinltd crea'.ly to Mm benefit of
concerned nnd ban coiiseipienlt iiiKpired
a renewed inicr;-t in educational work
Jin this vicinitv. Tlii-: in duo principally
1 1 t'-.u pfi.tScii;ncv uiitiiin- ell-n of
I i tin prmcipa1, I'rof L. it 'f raver, n'fisted
j tv a orp r-f ai ali'e unit competent aa
i HlHtitnl h hs r-'.ul l positdy be secured,
In. th principal and us 'i t n i .1 a reietviti
lim iieurty co-cpeiution ol tlie patrona
and the ecliool bo:rd, which ia composed
of inrii who have the iiitert-Hte of the
M-.hools at heart and who have fir'fjllcd
tlit important dn'ies devolvinij upon
them without fear or favor nnd without
prejudice or partiality, every action be
ing in the interests of the pcboola and
pat loon and for the advancement of eilu-
icational work m this city, and to this
board ia due the gratitude of the whole
community fir its excellent tervice.
Never baa the public rchoola in this city
had a larg-r attendance and beeu in a
better condition fur good, substantial
work than at the present time, which re
fleets much credit upon Prof. Traver and
his able corps of assistants.
The public school entertainment at the
Opera House on laet Friday eveniog was
a decided eucceas. Every number was
good. The seating capacity of the Opera
House was taxed to ita tallest extent,
and all unite iu saying, that the program
was the bes. ever given by ttie public
The pupils were thoroughly drilled,
rendering the difliciilt drills withont the
slightest hesitation. It wae noticed that
the boys took n'fair share ol the boners
of the evening. This proves that the
boya deserve a better opportunity to ap
pear on acho il programs tfiau is npuaily
Particular credit is due Miss Kflie Wil
lis and Miss Lena Call. son for their suc
cessful management of the "Sash lnll,''
also to Miae l'arrutt, 'Mn-8 Oaddis and
Mrs. Traver, who . had charge of the
"Dewey Drill." The precision of the
Indian Club Drill delighted the audi
ence. The whistling duet of Misa Helen
Willie ami Miss Elfie Collins was re
ceived with great enthusiasm, and the
piano duet by Miss Elsie Benedick and
Miae Either Tuft'c, aud the piano quar
tette by Mier-ae Helen Willis, Kate Ful-
lerton, tiertie Kaat and Mrs. Apelhoff
were unusually well rendered. The solo
ists of the program, Mrs. tieo. Fates aud
Mr. Dan Langenberg Ming in a manner
very credit able to lhemaelvfeand highly
pleasing to the large uudience present.
The readmg by l'r f. Traver evoked
much mirth and was well received.
Many thanks are due to the teachers
aud pupils who lalxned ao latthlijlly to
make the program a encceea.
The proceeds ol the opular pupil con
test were S5. This amount added '-'00
volumes to the school -library, which al
ready contained 'J0O volumes. - The pro
reeds of the last entertainment will add
at leant 100 volumes more, making a
total ul 600 volume. The library was
opened to the pupils in January, and
since that time over 200 books have been
read each week for 20 weeks, making u
total ol more tbau 4000 readings. This
ia an - unusual record for u school
The addition cf four rootua is to be
completed by Kept. 1, l!HK. This addi
tional room will make it easy to accomo
date the pupils of the district, as well aa
those from outside who wish to attend.
Mere teachera will be employed, aud the
high school work will be carried forward
at pteviously planned. .
Enterprise and Energy of Republican
Candidate for Joint Senator.
The Cohort saw mill, owned by the
Booth-Kelly Lumber Company, i now
runnicg day and niybt. The largest
amount cut yet in 24 hours was 101,000
feet, and ia cutting 100,000 feet daily.
The Booth-Kelly Lumber Company
has a contract lor 10,000,000 feet of of ties
for the Southern Pacific railroad. The
mill at Wendling is at work on
the contract now. A platform 700 feet
long has been laid near the mill to loa4
cars from. Twenty cars can tbua be load
ed at one time. The mill cuts 100,000 feet
Hon. W. M. Howard of Alabama, and
J. I!. Osborne of (ieorgia, will addreasthe
cit!zen of Oregon on the political issues
of tho day from u true populist stand
point, aa folio as :
r.akerCi'y, May 21, 7 p. rn ; North
Powder, May 22, 11 . rn.; Cove, May 22,
7 p. in.; liichiaud. May 23. 11 a. m. ;
Pine, M.r,-23, 7:S0p. m.;The Dallee,
May 24; I'orilan I, May 25; Oregon City,
May2ii; McMinrivil!-, May 20; Dallas.
May 2S; Salem, May 2H; (.VrvaMis, May
2!t; Alnany, Mav 2'l; Eugene May 20.
ltoeburg, W. M. Howard, Mav 31, 2
p. m. ; Myrtlrs Creek, May 31, 3 p. in.
(Grants Pass, J. U. Oabnrne, May ?1 ;
Jvigle Point. June 1 ; (.iol.l Hill, June 1 ;
Jackeonvilie, Jnn 1; Medford, June 2, 2
p. rn.: Ashland, Juno 2 p. m.
Remaining uncalled for at the Kose
Uishop.Mies MagmeKay, A. D.
Bourn, Mr. William Smith, Mrs. A.
Bunch, S. C. Sutherlin, Mr, John
Copelande.Mr Jesse Fcnnessee, Mr. J.'E
Davis, Mrs. Z. B. Tuster, Mrs. Angie
Holiday, Dr. Unthank Mr Laonev
Lewellea. Mr. C.
Hinsdale, Mr. George D.
Murry, Mr J W Etq West, Mr. J. II .
Norris, Saugler, Young, Charles
Persons calling for these letters will
please state the date on which they were
advertised, May 21, 1900.
The letters will be charged for at the
tate of one cent each.
'm. A. Fbatkk, P. M.
KoxKiii'Kii, Oregon, May 14, l'.iOO.
To the voters of Umpijua precinct:. I
have accepted the nomination by the
republican party for road supervisor
in district No. 35. I will promise the
people of all parties, if elected, to make
them a faithful servant and the best
roada possible, with the means avail
able. Youra tth regards,
Church Dedication, June 3rd.
The new M. E. church at Edenbower,
will be dedicated the tirat Sunday in June.
The Uev. Summervillo will have charge
of the services, and a good time is ex
pected. Several neighboring pastors
will I e present, and assist iu the dedica
tion. The good people of Eden
bower will make it homelike
to all who attend, and cordially invite
II. J. IIariut.
Eight flrade Examination.
The examination of eighth grade pupils j
win oe ueiu at me acnooi uiuiuiug, on
Thursday and Friday, May 24 and 25.
A pair of breechloading
will pay a
barrels, 12 i.auge, for which I
At the gdn shop
Ira J, Beidler, of Oakland, was visit
ing with hia cousin, the editor of this
paper, today. He contemplates accept
ing a position with the Gaddis Bros, in
Illll ICAIION l LONDON
The Relief of Mafeking Sets Old
80 MEN KILLED AT KR00NSTAD,
Boers Said to be Turning Against the
French and Germana Irish-American
Brigade Cut Up.
London, May 18. From the mention
of laagers in the Pretoria dispatch, it ia
understood bere that prior to the raisin?
of the siege of Mafeking, the Boer laag
ers aronnd that place were vigorously
bombarded by the British relief column,
and the burghers practically compelled
to abandon the ciegi.
Colonel Baden-Powell's brother jr.
London has receiveJl a telegram from .
nu'cii friend in Pretoria paying thar
Mafeking has been relieved. A dpi:cia!
diapaieh from Amsterdam says a :ele
gra (ii from Boer Bources announces lb?.;
Maleking was relieved Tuesday.
London, May 19. The whole British
empire has been carried off its feet by
tlieeir-ct of the relief of Mafeking.
Demonstrations on Ladyemith day pal
before the spontaneous trnripports of de
lirinin recorded In the cablegrams froon
all parta of the world, where flies the
London's celebration increases its en
thusiasm today. Omnibuses contain
men and women Jwaving Hags, and cabs,
carta, and carriages are gay, and nearly
every house is decorated. Traffic is
practically suspended, and great crowds
surround the mansion bouse and all pub
lic buildings are shooting and cheering.
Patrol Badly Injured.
Cace Tows, May 10. The Cape Arg.is
says that eighty of Eloffs patrol were
killed and that the Irish-American brig
ade was greatly cut np at Kroocstad.
The Boers are turning against the French
Wamiiinutox, May 19. William H.
Hnnt. of Montana has been selected to
be secretary of state for tho island of
Tim teachers selected by the Cottage
tirove school board at the laet meeting
ol that body, for the ensuing terra are as
follows: Prof. A.L. B.iggs, principal;
teachers, Misses Lena Callicon, liila
Tayl. r, Venia Powers, Lizzie Wetle,
Mrs. S. J. Downing. Nugget.
The Lady Minstrels.
Heliearsals for the minstrels are iu
irou-e-H from morning until night.
Mrs. Ituncie finds the young people
quite up to the standard and premises
as tine a minstrel aa has ever been in the
town. It will te brim fu'l of refined
merriment and doue with precision and
go. You should see the hoo doo man.
The Irish cake walk, the Souaa girls, the
eoou dancing, in short, if you are feeling
blue, yon will go away feeling bright..
The date is Monday, May 2Sth.
A.T. Ambrose editor and businece-
roan-tj-ir of the Argus, died at Seattle
laet Thursday at 1 p. rn. He formerly
resided at Yoncalla and was well known
throughout the state. An obituary will
appear in Tnursday'a Plaixdkalkk.
Jamea Wharton, who was luuiitted to
the slate hospital at Salem last week,
w hile suffering fromfjtemporarv iuBanity,
died at that place Sunday; the remains
arrived bere tbla morning and the funer
al was held this afternoon. The deceased
was 21 yeara of age and a young man of
good habit. It ia supposed that bard
atody had unbalanced hia mind.