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THE MORNING ASTORIAN, AfeTOKlA.OKKr.OX.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 9, 1900.
Gaggenheimer Syndicate Dontrols
ANOTHER GIGANTIC TRUST
Johp Hay Hammerus Representing
th Guggnhimr Syndicate, See u res
Controlling Interests and la Backed
Up By Eactern Capitalist.
San Francisco, April 4. The Call
John Hays Hammond, the well
known mining engineer and represen
tative of the Guggenhelmo syndicate,
has secured the control of the Oro-
Tllle Gold Dredging ft Exploration Co.
by ousting an opposition clique which
heretofore has maintained the direc
tion of this corporation. In which he
and his associates are largely Interest
ed, and he Anally succeeded In pur
chasing a block of 10,000 shares, which
gave him and his party a majority of
the company's stock. The opposition
party, which was defeated, was head
ed by Fred W. Bradley, president of
the Bunkerhill & Sullivan mines, and
the Tacoma smelter, and W. H. Crock
er, the banker.
Hammond's representatives In the
new board of directors of the company
as now arranged are J. E. Doollttle. a
well known local mining expert; Jesse
W. Lilenthal of this city and J. S. Jen
nlng. The minority board consists of
Fred W. Bradley and TV. H. Crocker.
Among the eastern people who are
associated with Mr. Hammond in the
Oroville enterprise are J. Cass Can
field. New Tork; J. Kennedy Todd &
Company; James Houghtallng, C. H.
McCormick, F. B. Peabody, E. A. WU
ee and O. W. Johnson.
The Call further says that before
leaving for the east on Saturday last,
Mr. Hammond, as the representative of
the Guggenheims, completed the long
pending negotiations for the purchase;
by the smelter trust of the Selby
Smelting & Lead Works. It Is expect -
ed that the new owners will begin to
direct the control of the Selby works
next month. The sale will Include the
Selby plant at Vallejo Junction and Its
lead works and asay office In this city.
contracts "with the government for
granlng leases of the Osak country
In view of the fact that the dipping
is so precarious an operation.
He says a large herd of cattle
brought from Texas was damaged
greatly by the dipping and the trip
afterward to the Osage nation, A re
cent order of the bureau of animal In
dustry makes the dipping of cattle
going Into the Osage country com
Congregational Board of Mission Ao-
cept Rockefeller's Gift
Boston. April 4. After protracted
conference with the ministers protest
Ing against the acceptance of John D.
Rockefeller's gift, the prudential com
mittee of the board of foreign missions
refused to join the protestants In the
move to bring the subject before the
Congregational clergy of the country.
The protesting ministers will conduct
a campaign Independently.
MURDERED FOR MONEY.
Investigations Mad in the Case of i
Cripple Creek, Col., April 4. The pa
rents of Eugene Yousle, supposed to
have committed suicide at Hot Springs,
Ark. recently, have started an Investi
gation alleging that the young man
was murdered for him money. They
say he had between JS00O and $10,000
which Is missing.
The, body, which has arrived here,
bears scratches on the chin and a very
heavy bruise under the right eye. In
addition to the cut injthe throat. Phy
sicians who have examined the body
substantiate the murder theory.
Denver Woman Rivals
THE FARMER GIVES UP
Advances $19,000 to Woman on
Promise of Marriage Who
AND FARMER GOES HER BAIL
Mrs. Scott Smedley Said to Have En.
snared Many Wealthy Men in the
Middle West and Sh and Her Hue
band Liv on the Fat of the Land.
Cleanses and beautifies tha
teeth and purifies the breath.
Used by people of refinement
for orex a quarter of a oenturyi
Very convenient for tourists
Republicans Win in Tacoma.
Tacoma, April 4. At the municipal
election held today, the republicans
elected seven and the democrats one
member of the city council: but the
majority of the republicans will afflll
ate with the present democratic ad
New York Officials to Take a Cen
sus of Health.
APPLICATION FOR RECEIVER.
Creditors of Street Railway Want
New Tork, April 4. Representing
the holders of bonds to the number of
641 out of 1600 of the Forty-second
street, Manhattansville Street railway,
the Union Trust Company has applied
to the state supreme court for the ap
pointment of a receiver of the road in
an action for an accounting of the
earnings of the company.
The bonds are of the par value of
J1000 each, and no interest has been
paid for some years. It Is asserted by
the petitioners that the Metropolitan
street railway, when It gained control
of the line, institued a system of book
keeping o as to make it appear that
the Forty-Second Street Company U
not earning a surplus Income and fig
ured in a floating Indebtedness to the
Third Avenue Company amounting to
nearly 6,000,000, so that the creditors
of the Forty-Second Street Company
were left behind.
Thefje charges were explained' by
President Vreeland of the Metropolitan
who asserted that the purpose of the
bondholders will be to sell their hold
ings at a price in excess of the ac
tual value. Decision was reserved.
MAKE SANITARY REGULATIONS
Death Rate in New York I Increasing
at an Alarming Extent and Means
Ar Necessary to Eradicate Disease
and Reform Existing Condition,
SNOW IN COLORADO.
Train piockaded by Severe Storm
Denver, Col., April 4. After a lull
of several hours It has begun raining
and snowing along the eastern slope
of the mountains and the storm is
again in full sway. Trains are delayed
and other traffic Interrupted hut no
serious damage is reported from slides
In the Cripple Creek district the
storm has continued Incessantly for
three days. The Snort Line train
which became snowbound Saturday
evening has arrived here with about 70
passengers. It required four large
engines to buck the snow which was
plied up In places over five feet deep.
New Tork, April 4. The city health
deoartment is about to take a health
census of New York and every person
In the city will be subjected to an ex
amination. In the cases of all who are
ill the cause of their Illness will be
recorded. If a native of a foreign coun
try the condition of the person on nr
riving In this country will be noted,
so as to ascertain whether the disease
was contracted In the United States or
Imported. A thorough Inspection of
every home from a sanitary point of
view will be made.
The city health department intends
by this means to secure accurate data
on the sanitary conditions of the cite
showing the cause of the many dis
eases and the influence of occupation
upon the health of the people. The
work will cost $35,000 and will be com
pleted in four or Ave months.
James. Bam Marshal, N. M.; N. M. El-
llott, Milwaukee, Wis.; Lewis Jewelry
Co., Denver; Emory WUIetta, TVpeka,
Kana; A J. W. Bundy, Ellis, Kus,
Hooker, a Texas lawyer, was her la
test almlrer. J. 11. James, mm of a
mine owiut, met her lit Sallna, Kas.
N. M. Kl llott, was a traveling man,
who married her while she was the
wife of Emory WUIetta. a farmer at
OruntivUle, Kits., and while she was
being woed by James, Humly was a
station asreni at Junction Kas., who,
becaues she would not wed him, Is said
to have taken poison, but recovered.
Mr. and Mrs. Sim-dley and Wells will
arrive In Denvrr In the morning,
Wells signed the bond of both In Lin
coln today, lifter Mrs. Kmedtey and
he hud tnlk'd In the cell fur it while.
She Wit neatcd beside ItJm wln-n the
train loft l.tinoln and h-r hunluuid was
In the background.
Has always iu stock a
fine assortment of
Boots and Shoes
BALL BRAND RUBBER BOOTS.
Call ami Sec. Bond Street.
BENTON'S NEW VALVELESS
GASOLINE MARINE ENGINE.
Simple and Reliable. Latest Cut.
Lincoln, Neb. April 4. Nebruskmis
developed a second Mrs. Chadwick lu
the person of Mrs. Edith Smedley,
who to-day occupied the guest room
of the county Jail here. Mrs. Smedley
accused of having obtained $19,000
from a wealthy retire! farmer, Joseph
Wells by name. Scott Smedley, hut
band of the woman. Is supi"cd tu
to have aided and abetted her.
The marralga of Mr. and Mrs. Smed-
.ey loiiowea a iwo weens- courwnip. !ft rommtte. , k Governor 1-mile to
Thn ll-.tm.in la I.I - A U I
iiv "mail in cxiiai kw iiti v c liliu mil
WORSE THAN M0SQUIT03,
New Jersey Legislature Wants Mi
tourl to 8how Them.
New York. April 4.-Asm-mllymeii
Alexander. Colby and Robhlns of th
New Jersey legislature will tomc-now
, start for Missouri for a few days, n
former husband at Topeka, Knnwis.
Her power over Wells Is unlimited.
After her murrage In Lincoln,
she and her husband lived la a house
belonging to Wells, who collected thje
rent and soon became enamored of the
woman and asked her to become his
wife. She told him she must have
money In order to get a divorce, and
he gave her $2,200. With this the
Smedley moved to Denver, and
went Into business. Wells believed
the woman was In Illinois getting her
A little later she wrote to him again
that she had a piece o t property In
Florida mortgaged for $3,000 and
wished to clear off the mortgage that i
she might sell it. This sum also was
forthcoming, as well as several other
Finally she wrote fwm Denver that
she was In business there and need
suggest the best manner of barring
lobbyists from the houes and render
Ing their work null.
Lobbyists have been worrying the
New Jersey legislatures for years and
It Is now proposed to get rid of them
Kidney trouble often ends fatally,
but by choosing the right medicine, E.
H. Wolfe, of Bear Grove. lows, cheated
death. He say: "Two year ago I had
Kidney Trouble, which caused mt
great pain, suffering and anxiety, but
I took Electric Bitters, which effected
a complete cure. I have also found
them of great benefit In general de
blllty and nerve trouble, and keep them
aeon why yon
sickly snd deli
cse. The Bitters
has made thou
sands stron ii
and rolmst and
' fnp von .Inat
; try it today and
Sprint Fever or
DEMOCRAT8 WIN AT 8T. LOUIS.
Ossge Indisn Csttlemen Will Cancel
.Guthrie, O. T., April 4. According
to Warren Bennett, United States dep
uty marshal for the Osage Indian na
tion, many cattlement will concel their
Rolls Wells, Democrat, Probsbly Elect
ed Msyor by 1000.
St. Louis, April E. At 2:15 a, m. re
turns from 312 out of a total of 405
precincts shfow for mayor, John A
Talty, republican, 36,015; Rolla Wellp,
The remaining precincts In the ag
gregate are about evenly divided politically.
San Francisco, Portland 0, San Fnin
Oakland Seattle 4, Oakland 7.
Los Angeles Tacoma 3, Los Angeles
Warsaw, April 4. The university of
Warsaw was officially closed today on
account of continuing disturbances and
Charles J. Magill Dead.
Chicago, April 4. Captain Cha. J.
Magill, one of the largest vessel own
ers on the great lakes, Is dead at the
home of his daughter here. . He was 87
constantly on hand, since, as a find
they have no equal." Chas. Rogers,
druggist, guarantees them at 50c,
See the window display In the Owl
Drug Store of the celebrated Eastman
$6,000 immediately to nay off pressing kodaka an(1 ,uppal,. nw gt0ck Just
obligations. On her statement that received.
the divorce had been obtained and that
she would return to Lincoln the follow
Ing Sunday and marry him. Wells sent
her the Ifi.OOO and when the woman
did not keep her part of the agreement
he went to Denver to learn why.
In (Denver, Wells found the Pmed
ley's living In considerable style.
They entertained him liberally, but
Smedley appeared Indifferent and her
husband "jollied" the Lincoln man on
the ease with which he had parted
with h's money. Wells returned home
and warrants charging Mrs. Smedley
with embezzlement and her husband
with conspiracy, were sworn out. The
couple spent the day In the Lincoln
Jail, but to-night Wells himself camC
forward with a $5000 bond and they
Mrs. Smedley Is a tall blonde, whose
extensive and gorgeous wordrobe Is
the wonder of every one at the Jail
where she wears a pale blue silk tea
gown, ruffled with lace.
Denver, March 25. Following the
denouement In the career of Mrs. Edith
Smedley, Denver creditors have
swooped down upon all the
property of the woman they could find,
The bank account of the Smedleys at
the First National has been attached
by the Lewis Jewelery Company to se
cure payment on notes for $650 given
by Mrs. Smedley to Joseph I. Schwartz,
a Jeweler, In part payment for $1000
worth of Jewelry. The automobile
purchased by Mrs. Smedley has been
attached for garage charges.
Late developements Indicate that
Wells Is not the only man whom Mrs.
Smedley, or Mrs. Simmons, as she was
then known, ensnared. Those whose
names are now connected with the
case are: Joseph Wells, Lincoln, Neb.
E. W. Hooker, Center, Tex.; J. H.
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