The Oregon daily journal. (Portland, Or.) 1902-1972, February 24, 1904, Page 7, Image 7

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(Journal Specie! Service.)
Oregon- City, Feb. - 24.,,Sockless"
Jerry Simpson of New Mexico, who was
a delegate at thenatlonal livestock convention,-has
written a letter to his old
- sfrlend A. J. Hobbs,-who is a special
agent at the land office in this city.
In looking over the letter It seems
hardly possible that the writer of the
little thin lines Is the, same roan wno
represented Kansas three terms In - the
halls of congress and went to national
balls without, stockings. But such Is
, the, case. . His letterhead Is very simple
and there ', is a picture of . a spouting
geyser In, the left hand corner of the
head. The lettering reads:
"Jerry Simpson. .-, Real estate. Bos
well. New Mexico."- He has retired from
' political strife and gone Into the more
quiet business of raising cattle under
the, clear Texas sky. -. ; .;--i-K ' '
, His letter relates to some 'business
and refers to Roswell and his rp to
Oregon to the livestock convention and
- the people he met In Portland. ' Ha said
that "he had seen lots of country but
none he liked so well as this," meaning
Itoswell. He-eta ted-that-Captain 1
the mayor of Roswell, had died. In
' connection with this he said: "Captain
Lee, : our mayor, Is dead. When alive
a great many went out of their way to
hit: him, but every one-' turned out to
his funeral, But that is the way of the
white man... He is a funny cuss." Jerry
Simpson closes his letter, with .these
words: "I count the days that I spent
in Portland among the happiest of my
life. ' Remember me to all my friends
I . met .there and say to them . that . I
, hope I may' live to 'see them all once
. more." . . s
' Miners' Association.
S. Xi. Morris. Secretary 'of the Oregon
Miners' association, will fie In 'this city
Friday for the purpose of forming a
" branch organization. He will address
the signers of the petition In Willamette
halt In tho evening. There will be about
60 men present who are Interested In the
business and they will make -a. perma
nent organisation here and wilt establish
headquarters and club rooms.
Answer riled.
Dr. W. E. Carll and Dr. C. p. Stuart
have hied an answer to the charge of
-Charles Oretgen. Oretgen has made a
. complaint against the. two doctors,
charging them with Ignorance and care-
JfOTICX. Salem subscribers will eleaee takt
r.cflee that Tba Journal arencr baa boon .tra De
ferred to E. E. Davta. 180 state tret, wha
.will . receive auoacrlptiaua, aoBoUlsta, sajr.
ka Dt, etc. .
(Journal Special Service.)
' " Salem, Or., Feb. 24. County- Judge
J. H. Scott returned yesterday noon from
arc extended trip east, having been in
Washington In the interest of the good
roads bills now before congress. He
was absent six weeks, and during that
time visited "different states where road
building has i been made a study, and
where II ' Is ' being- done- scientifically
with the best results. He has learned
. a. gpeaV'fleal' about the work of road
.bullding. which he will now make use
of in the work of reconstruction of
- Marion county's rad system. County
.Judge . Scott is the- originator of the
good roqds work in -Marlon county, and,
Indeed, In the state, for he la the first
county officer who first seriously began
the work of road construction in. Ore
gon., He was the first president of the
Btate Oood Roads' association, a dele
gate to the natlonkl good roads conven
tion held In St. Louis last winter, and
was, by the president of the latter, ap
pointed the Oregon member of the com
mittee from the National Good Roads
association to appear before the roads
committee of- congress and. work for
the passage of the good roads bills be
fore that body. It was oa this mission
tthat Judge Scott went east, and whilo
there 'he looked into road-making with
S View to getting the best Information
On his way east he stopped off in Los
Angeles, On!., and made an examination
of , the roads in that section, and he is
favorably impressed with oil as ma
terial for good roads, the manner of
using It as done down there proving it
e -most valuable article. His next stop
" was in Charlotte, N. C, 'where-he ex
amined the road work done by the use
of convict labor. Macadam roads built
"there pleased him "very much, and he
thinks they are just about right Here
he drove over a roadway, that had been
in use ten years, and it was hard and
smooth, showing but little wear and
less repairs. He' saw the manner- of
building the roads with convict labor,
and was well paid for the trouble he
took in examining the work, by the in
formation gained... . ;
While before the committees in Wash
ington, the representatives of the Oood
Roads Association, met' with the most
'courteous treatment, and the assurance
that some measure looking toward na
tional aid would be passed at this ses
sion ef congress. The delegation did
not ask for the passage of .any, special
measure now . before congress, but aid
In some form was asked, and the as
surances given by the - congressional
committees encouraged the delegation
very much, and they look forward hope
fully for favorable action." The Oregon
delegation In congress. Judge Scott says,
promised him every assistance possible
for the good roads legislation, as soon
as the Lewis and Clark exposition bill
was safely passed.
Judge Scott finds a large amount of
county and probate business awaiting
his action, and he says will for some
little time be busy in disposing of tho
'acumulated business. As soon as pos
sible be will set to work to give Marlon
county the benefit of his information on
road building, as gathered during his
'visit east and great hopes are enter
tained by the people of this county as
to- the beneficial results that will accrue
to them as a result of the Judge's visit
A Wedding Tonight.
Mr, B. O. Schucklng and Miss Agnes
Gilbert will be married this evening at
the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and
Mrs. A. N. Gilbert, in the presence of a
' small company . of, invited guests, and
the interesting ceremony will be fol-
People and grocers' arc
equally interested in , Schil
ling's Best , .
' 1 tft - taking 'powder iplee
t?off fltvorifif titrictt 1 oda
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apart from the goodness of
' Moneyback dealing.
City knd
' JTOTICB. The agonrr ' and correspondence
wcrk for The Journal I now - being don l)T
R. W. Keily. who hae bl headquarters In the
Poitat Telegripb office, where news items will
be taken and complaints and subscription
rtccived and remedied.
lessness In an operation which they per
formed on his wife. ' He asks the crjirt
for $5,000 damages. In the answer fled
the doctors 1 deny all charges in derail
and have retained Hedges & Griffith and
Senator Brownell to conduct, the case.;
' i Forthe T. M. O. A. Exhibition.
Manager Leavlns, of the TT. M. C. A.,
is. adding some new features to the
athletic exhibition to be given In the
Y. M. C. A. gymnasium next Monday
night. There will be some very inter
esting class work and class, drills, and
to make it the' more attractive Profes
sor J. Beharel, of Portland, has been
secured to Instruct the classes. .Ed
Ralph of this city and an experienced
man on the mat is matched to wrestle a
man from the Portland association. The
noble sport of wrestling has never been
seen to any advantage here and the re
viving of the sport is very welcome to
those who like to watch a contest of
this kind. v v '- .'. : ;.'
The Oregon City band will furnish
music for the evening. The members of
the band have been at faithful practice
all winter and their music is better than
ever. .
. Directors' Meeting. ' " " ,
On Monday there was a meeting of
the board of directors of the Molalla
Central Mining company. The price of
shares in the company was increased
SO per cent and are selling at 15 cents
a share now. Arrangements were made
whereby 5,000 shares will be sold at
the above figure. The stock of the Mo
lalla mines , Is steadily increasing In
value and in a short time will be worth
even more than it 1 now. v V f
Veteran Employe Resigns.
! James Oliver resigned his posjtlon
with the O. W. P. Co. day before yes-,
terday. Oliver has been with' the com
pany ever since cars have been oper
ated on the line. He was a cpnductor
when George Steel owned the line, and
he was with Jhe company when it was
operating the line in the city limits
on First street I Oliver's experience
dates even farther back than that He
has driven horsecars in New Zealand 16
lowed by a reception and ball at the
Hotel Willamette, which' has been es
peclaly decorated for the occasion. . Miss
Gilbert is one of the leading young so
ciety ladles, of the capital City, and the
groom is one of the prominent dealers in
hops in this city. .... . ,
""Xewis CJine 7Dea4V
Lewts , Clarke Cllne, a former resi
dent of this city, but for a number of
years a citlsen of Lemoorn, Cel., is dead,
arid news of his passing away has just
reached here, his daughter, Mrs. T. B.
Walt receiving the sad intelligence yes
terday. Deceased waa a prominent resl
dent of the Howell Pralrie-sectlon, east
of Salem, for a number of years, holding'
some of' the most- valuable farming
lands there. Later he. removed to this
city, where he held a high place in the
business community until he removed to
California a number of years ago. HU
death waa . not, expected here, and . the
news of it caused a shock to his many
. , . f rAs visiter Arrested.
At 10, o'clock lascrtight Ouy Hlrsch, a
young -man who Is visiting relatives In
this clty was arrested on a charge of
stealing a small quantity of fine cigars
from the showcass in the front part of
the saloon of M. L. Hamilton. The
saloon at the time was in the hands of
J. L. Hamilton,- a son of the proprietor;
and he, with several bystanders, seised
Hlrsch as the latter stood behind the
cigar case with several fine cigars in
his hand, and the officers were called
and Mr. Hlrsch was placed in their
hands. His room was visited and there
about 100 cigars similar to those found
on his person when arrested, were found,
and he was on this evidence taken to
jail 'to be held until a warrant could be
sworn out. t. ;
The saloon of Mr. Hamilton has for
some time missed fine cigars from its
showcase, and a watch has been kept
Last night the management thinks, they
caught the guilty party, but thus far the
evidence is, only circumstantial and not
very strong. Guy Hlrsch is a son of
Salem's postmaster and Is well con
nected. ,
KQTICI. The Kiiaene agency of The Ore-
Ka Dally Journal la at the boukators ef A I Ira
' Eaton, where eubecrlptlons to so by mall
a.' farrier will be receleed.
(Journal Special Settlee. )
- Eugene. Or., Feb, 24. James M. Horn,
another Lane county pioneer and re
spected citizen, passed away at his home
in Eugene Sunday afternoon, February
21, at o'clock.
Deceased was born In Kentucky July
9. 1823. and moved to Iowa In 184); He
was married In that state in f441 to
Miss. Henrietta O. Marney and in 1862
they crossed the plains to California,
driving an, ox team the entire distance.
Not being satisfied with the golden state
Mr, and Mrs. Horn movr1 to Oregon in
1861 settling on a farm about two miles
north of Eugene. Mrs. ; Horn died In
October, 1878, soon after which Mr. Horn
moved to Eugene, leaving the farm in
the hands of his sons.
The following children survive him:
Mrs. Nancy A. Davis in California, Wil
liam M. and James M. Horn on the farm,
Bldney Horn In Washington. Mrs. Mar
tha Bsker in Harney county. Or., and
Jerry Horn in Eugene, .
The remains were - Interred beside
those of Mrs. Horn . Monday afternoon
In the Mulkey cemetery.
(Journal Special Service.)
Gresham. Or., Feb. 24. Washington's
birthday was appropriately celebrated
here by an entertainment given on Mon
day evening, under the auspices of . the
Gresham high school. .
A patriotic program had been pre'pared
and was well rendered. The dumbbell
drill by, 20 young ladles of the school
was the choice number-on the program.
The remainder of the evening following
the celebration was taken up In social
games by all present The receipts of
the evening amount to 141 and will be
used by the Gresham high school. - Two
typewriters are soon to be Installed in
the school for the use of pupils desiring
such Instruction. j .
Mraw -Edna . Ucrahner has , a class lit
physical culture afnd they are reported
to be making good progress. - - I
years ago. In all, his railroading has
taken up 20 years of his life.
Mr. Oliver Is a "painstaking and ac
commodating conductor, and his famil
iar face will. be missed on the fear end
of his car. . ,
Mr. Oliver has not mads known his
plans for the future, but It is thought
that he has something in view that
caused him to band in his resignation.
a' Zn the Justice Court. ,.
. The case of B. C. Palmer against Har
graves & Jones has had a hearing, and
judgment was rendered in favor of the
plaintiff, B. C. Palmer. The action -was
to recover $72.65 in one Instance and
149.40 in another. It was alleged that
the amounts were ' balances due on log
contracts and were not paid. The de
fendants deny that the balances were
not paid and are preparing an appeal,
which, will be filed in a short time in
the circuit court.
' Teachers Entertain ad.
. Last night, at his horns on Seventh
and Jefferson streets, C. Schuebel enter
tained the teachers and instructor- of
the Presbyterian-Sunday school.: - Mr.
Schuebel is ' the superintendent of the
Sunday school, and the gathering was
held to further the work of the Sunday
school socially. It Is Mr. Schuebel's
idea i for the teachers to entertain their
classes, and come ! in closer touch with
the scholars this-way.' All kinds of
games were played and every one spent
a most enjoyable evening. Toward the
close of the evening refreshments- were
served. - : -
' Oregon City Hews Votes.
Miss Helen Daulton is visiting Mrs.
Henry Slmes at her home in Salem.
W. IL Latourette of McMlnnville is
visiting D. C. Latourette. W. H. La
tourette is the traveling secretary of
McMlnnville college.
The Saturday club of the Congrega
tional church will entertain the actors
who presented the sacred -opera "Queen
Esther" in the club parlors Friday
afternoon. '
The Son. of James Weston of' West
Oregon City is very sick and his recovery-
ia considered doubtful.
' Mrs. Kate Balrd Brice is visiting Mr.
and Mrs. A. S. Dresser. Misses Aina
and Mary Balrd, who were visiting A, S.
Dresser, have returned to Portland.
F. H. Borsey of Redlands is In Oregon
City today on business.
' NOTICE. The Albany agency of The Oregon
rally Journal la at the drug Itoie of Fred
Dawaon. No. 238 West First atreet where aub.
criptlona will be received.
(Journal Special Serrlre.)
Albany, N. Y., .Feb. 24. There was a
great swish of silken skirts about the
senate committee rooms today and even
the most casual observer could not fall
to note that something of unusual inter
est. y the fair sex was on the tapis.
The presence of the fair visitors, who
came from New York, Syracuse,. Buffalo.
Rochester, TJtlca, and other cities
throughout the state, was due to the
hearing before the senate Judiciary. com
mittee on the bill Introduced by Senator
Stevens on behalf of the would-be wo
man voters.
The Stevens bill seeks to amend the
state constitution by adding a provision
permitting the legislature to confer
"upon female cltliens of any city of
of , the state the right to vote in the
eloctlon districts of .which they shall at
the time be residents, fo, and make
them eligible to the office of school com
mlsloner and school trustee, and every
other office heretofore and hereafter
ereated which shall confer upon the offi
cer elected power to manage and control
any public school or schools."
The women who attended the hear
ing were deeply interested In the bill,
but strange to say, a large element
among them were on hand to express
their vigorous opposition to the measure.
Others, however, including eminent rep
resentatives of the state woman's suff
rage association, were on hand to speak
in favor of the proposed law. In sup
port of the measure they argued that
Women arc more interested In the train
ing of children than are men, and that it
was necessary, therefore, that women
not only be allowed to vote for the mem
bers of school boards, but to hold office
themselves on such boards.
The opposition, in equally strong
terms, declare that there Is no demand
for such a law from women of the state;
that the bill Is only one of the maov
wedges the suffragists are using lnfry
Ing to undermine and tear down the op
position to full woman suffrage; that
where women now have the right to
vote fof school officers they notably fall
to do bo; that this demand was made at
the time of the constitutional conven
tion of 1894, and failed, and thst the
present bill is too broadly framed not
to become a menace.
(Journal Special Serrlce.)
Albany, Or., Feb. 24. Albany will
soon have a third dally paper, the Even
ing News, which will be launched about
March ' 7. The News Publishing com
pany will be the owners with T. K.
Churchill business manager and J. A.
Finch editor. The paper will be Re
publican in politics and will probably
be supplied with the afternoon press
The city council at Its regular meet
ing last evening Increased the salary of
Street Commissioner O. M. Payne from
145 to $60 per month-
The funeral of the late Lake Dorrls.
who died recently in California, was
held from the Baptist church" yesterday
afternoon. A large number of Wood
men of the World from Eugene came
down on the morning train and the In
dependence lodge of Odd Fellows was
represented.- Deceased was born In this
city, but had resided at Independence
and Eugene.
Albany lodge. No. 859. B. P. O. E., Is
holding- special meetings almost every
night Initiating members. A clsss of
20 is in waiting, and local Elkdora is
having plenty of fun, :
Judge Reuben P. Boise convened' de
partment No. 2 of the circuit court yes
terday afternoon. A number of minor
motions occupied the court during the
afternoon. This morning the divorce
ease of Carr vs. Cart was heard and
they will probably be uncoupled,
Orders have been issued for the an
nual inspection of company O on Satur
day evening. February 27. rf
'What's the secret of happy, vla-orous
health?' Simply keeping the bowels, tho I
sinmacn; me jiver ami mon5 airnnn
and active. Burdock Blood Bitters does
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VOTICE. The - "Eastern . Oregon Ulnlns
Country" aitency of Tb Oregon Dally Journal
la located at fiumpter, II. W. Donahue- agent
and correapondent, hy whom atibscrtptlona by
matt or carrier will be reci-lred, aa well ai
orders for adrertlalng. 11
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Sumpter, Or., Feb. 24. John Davles'
came in the last of the week from htt
property on Canyon creek, In the John
Day. country. ... The, property adjoins the
famous Great Northern pr6perty, from
which. It, is stated, a small fortune In
specimen gold has been taken. Messrs.
Davles and Stickney, both of this city,
are working the property under bond.
The work up to the present time has
been on a small scale, says Mr. Da
vles, which was deemed best on account
of the immense porphyry dike 'or lode
which crosses the property. The sur
face work performed during the fall and
early winter was mostly shallow shafts
and open cuts which were sunk at fre
quent Intervals and driven across the
strike of - the dike. In this way the
work done has proven that there Is a
high-grade ore on deposlt.'the rich stuff
coming in as seams of quarts striking
at right angles to the main dike or ir
regularly through it. .
Mr. Davles Wrought over some speci
men rock taken from these seams, which
show great flakes of free gold. He also
has specimens of the porphyry In which
there is free gold visible to the naked
eye, this being of more thorough min
eralization and Indicating that the por
phyry will have a good general average
value, as a milling proposition.
Mr. Davles says that while there is
considerable, rich specimen ore, the
property ' is a Jew-grade one. The nu
merous pits sunk and cuts made on this
dike have proven that It is at least 800
feet in length and carries good average
values. ,The dike is very wide, but is
not fully defined in the development up
to date.
A Xemarkable Pocket.
In the Great Northern property which
adjoins was found the most remarkable
pocket ever disclosed in the district it
having been located by trained pocket
hunters. Some of the gold that was
taken out was of the very rare sponge
type, seemingly having been formed in
a soft matrix, which was later leached
away, leaving the sponge of yellow
metal. Again the gold appeared as wire
stringers in artistically arranged form, '
and a specimen of this nature was found
on the property held under bond by
Messrs. Davles and Stickney, It is pos
sible to find specimens with visible gold
on the surface of the ground crossed by
the dike, but the new owners have not
yet been able to determine whence they
came, nor Is it probable lhat they will
be able to do so until more development
work has been done.
Progress Made at the Tlctor.
The work of Installing the compressor
plant and hoist at the Victor mine, in
the Cracker-Creek" tJtstrlctroperatecn&y'
Adrian O. Hanauer of Spokane, is Hear
ing completion. The foundations for
the engine and compressor have been
placed, and as soon as the cement dries
the machinery will be put in.
The 80-horsepower -gasoline engine'
which will operate the compressor is a
very heavy piece of machinery and will
require a good base, as the explosions
would soon rack an ordinary foundation.
The slx-drlll compressor has arrived
and has been transferred to the prop
erty, where it Is awaiting installation.
It is not known at this time just when
the work will be completed, but the
plant will be In operation soon.
As soon as the machinery is ready to
operate, a full crew of three shifts, all
using machine drills, will be put on in
the face of the crosscut and the drive to
the main vein of the property will be
made in record time. Arrangements
have been made for the extensive de
velopment contemplated by the manage
ment and no time will be lost in open
ing up the property when the plant la
In shape. The cold weather retards the
completion of the foundation somewhat
but the progress being made insures
early results. ,
Good Beporfs Ttom the Ooldbug.
Walter Crone, superintendent of the
Goldbug, In the Red Boy district oper
ated by Messrs. Van Vleet and Wright
of this city, came in from the property
the last of the week to attend the
Knights' convention. He says that the
work on the 60O-f6ot crosscut tunnel
which will tap the main lead of the
property at a depth of 300 feet Is pro
gressing as usual. The snow, he says,
at the mine Is from six to seven feet
deep, but the progress of development
work has not been interfered with In
any manner. . .
(Journal Special SerTlce.)
Pacific University, Or., Feb. 24.
Washington's birthday was happily ob
served here, the exercises being con
ducted under the auspices of the fresh
man class. During the night of the 21st
the freshmen hung out their class col
ors around the campus, and the day
opened with a fierce fight between the
freshles' and sophles over the colors.
The struggle lasted all morning and
finally resulted la the sophomores com
ing out victorious. They finally suc
ceeded In getting the freshmen colors,
but It was only after a long. hard, rough
and tumble fight In the mud. The exer
cises were held In Marsh hall In the
evening, and were exceedingly good. A
very large and Interested audience greet-
The Boston Painless Dentists
Are doing all dental work for cost of
material to introduce our late discov
eries and painless methods. - EX
ull Set, Fit Oueranteed .13.00
In at once and take advantage of low
rates. All. work done by specialist
for TEN YEAF.8. Our late botanical
discovery to apply" to the gums for ex
tracting, filling and crowntng teeth" with
out pain is known and' used only by
Corner Fifth snd Morrison streets. En
t rune 291 & Morrison, opposite Meier
A Frank's. Hours 1:30 a. m. to . p. a.;
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Great Rddidction Sale
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; ' Suit and Extra Pants of Same or Striped Material for " , 1
$2S and ;$30 ;
Garments to Order for Cost of Material and Making
for Balance of Week.
' Do not miss this opportunity to dress well at small
cost $6, $7 and $8 Trousers to order for
$5 and $6
$8, $10 anct $12 FANCY VESTS for $5, $6 and $8
Sec Our New Spring Overcoatings and Suitings
Satisfaction Guaranteed in All Cases . Garments to Order in a Day if Required
ed.the freshles, and the program as ren
defed was a decided success. The first
part of the evening was a "banquet
scene" In 1804, and the whole class
assembled around the table where toasts
were given to the honor of George Wash
ington, Mrs. Washington and other dis
tinguished personages. A series of
tableaux followed that were very beau
tiful indeed. A short play followed and
then came really the most important
feature of the - evening, namely, the
take-off on the sophs. A few dry and
sarcsstlo remarks were made which
sounded funny to the freshmen, but
seemed stale to the sophomores. Sev
eral trees were formally dedicated by
the class of '07, and then Miss Llvla
Ferrln on behalf of the sophomore class
presented the class of '0? with a beau
tiful satin banner. After the bitter re
marks that the freshmen had indulged
In the presentation of the banner came
In strange contrast, but needless to say
the tables were turned and the fresh
men had to acknowledge that the sopho
more r classTmd ngatn scored -a Mctoryrf
MxmrxsoTA. ha&dwaxx sxaizbs.
St. Paul. Feb. 24. More than BOO rep
resentative hardware dealers of Minne
sota are attending the eighth annual
convention of their state association,
which began its sessions in Elks' hall
today. The presiding officer ia V. H.
Tomllnson of Le Sueur, and. the' secre
tary of the convention M. 8'. Matthews
of Minneapolis. Various measures look
ing to the protection of the trade will
be discussed, and the questions of insur
ance, the parcels post snd, several other
subjects will receive attention. The
convention will remain In session until
Stops the COUGH and Heals the LUNGS X'ZZ&s
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One-of the handsome cars is now on exhibition in the corner window of '
TULL & GIBBS, Complete House Furnishers
Don't miss this opportunity to inspect this famous car at your leisure. For ,
- ' catalogues, information, or demonstration of power address
p'llOM UNION 1472 J. B. liELLY, Agftfit.t'74 CRUD AVLMt
On the last trip of the steamer Alli
ance to Portland from Coos Bay she
brought a small shipment of timber
which will be sent Id BL Louis and
placed on exhibition in the Oregon
building at the fair. One of the pieces
of timber in the collection is myrtle
wood, on which the following notice
has been written:
"The log from which this stick of
myrtle was . taken grew near Parkers
burg, Coos county. Or., and has been
dead and on the ground, fully exposed
to the action of the elements, more than
100 years."
The stick is about four feet in length
and six inches square. It is free from
all blemishes and perfectly sound. A
resident of the vicinity where the wood
was procured says myrtle will last for
ages without decaying. Asked how he
knew that this particular stick has been
lying dead for the past 100 years or
more, he replied:
"The log from which it was cut spans
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a small creek, and ever since white
men have been In the country it has
been used as a footbridge. That has
been fully 60 years it has served this
purpose, and in early days the Indians,
said the log hsd been used as a bridge
by them for fully SO years previous to
the time that the white men first came
tb the country. The old-time .red men
professed to have known its, history, the
approximate date of its falling ana sal
about It. 'They stated that it was up
rooted by one of the worst storms that
ever visited the coast.
"The log is still In an excellent state
of preservation. In fact, with 'the ex
ception of In two"h three, spots, which
were bruised on the rocks by the fall,
the log is as sound as it ever was."
(Joarnal Special Service.)
Washington, D. C.- Feb 3L More
than a score of delega'tes already have
been"TmoemoTne Ttepunucan national
convention and all have been instructed
for Roosevelt. Today the South Caro
lina Republicans meet in state con
vention to choose delegates to the Chi
cago convention. Other state conven
tions already called are those of Vir
ginia. March I; Kansas, March 8 Min
nesota, March 17: Missouri, March 22:
Pennsylvania, April i; Tennessee. April
7: Nebraska, May I; Alabama, May 10;
Illinois, May 12: Nebraska. May II;
Iowa, May If; Michigan, May II.
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