PAGE TWO. DAILY EAST OREGONIAN, PENDLETON, OREGON, SATURDAY, JULY 0, 1904. EIGHT. The Sheen of Pearl reflected from perfect teeth can eimlly bo destroyed by Improp er dentifrices. Thoro are many preparations that will whiten teeth, hut fow that presorvo tho enamel while thoy whiten. Dentifoam saves teeth while It beautifies them. It arrests decay, hardens the gums, removes dlscolora tlons, sweetens the breath and stops there. Price 25 cents. COLLECT THE TAX ASSESSOR STRAIN SAYS COUN I TY NEEDS 0. R. & N. MONEY. School Districts Are Badly In Need of Money for Improvements Work Is Delayed Because O. R. & N. Taxes Are Not Paid Mr. Strain Says County Court Should Employ Law yers and Force the Case to a Finish. F. W. SCHMIDT DRUGGIST. Postofllco Block. 'Phono Main S51. GENERAL NEWS. Russian authorities claim that their losses since the present war began havo been SOOO men killed nnd wound ed. There were In use In Franco Janu ary 1 last. i,3iu,2a mcycies, an in crease of ,14 per cent within years. The proportion of Illiteracy Is seven times greater among tho negroes of the United States than among tho whites. John D. Rockefeller has given $100,000 to the Denlson Baptist Uni versity at Newark, O. He hl previ ously given $250,000 to the instltu- j Owing to the falluro of the O. n. ! & N. to pay Its taxes for last year, lending to litigation ami tho prospect i for still further delay, many of tho school districts are tumble to sottlo i for n number of Improvements which havo been made, nnd others contain I plating Improvements are uuable to begin work. County Assessor Strain Is writing tno assessment roll for this year nnd expects to hnvo It In readiness by tho time tho board of equalization meets, ' the last Monday In August. In about 10 days ho will reach tho railroad US' sessmcnt for this year, which presents . to him u serious problem. The Inde clslon shown In forcing tho matter of railway taxes to an Issuo hns placed him lu a position where ho hardly ! knows what to do. I In v.tow of tho circumstances tho as 1 sessor desires the county court to take action Immediately. Tho plan proposed by him is to employ n com petent lawyer to dovoto his time to the rallwny caso and bring about a settlement of the difficulty as soon as possible. "Tho rallwny Is now practically tho three OI1,J' tnxlavor fulling to meet the as- suasmuiii lor nisi year, saui dir. Strain. "I ask that a lawyer bo em ployed to hurry the mntter through tho courts ns soon as possible, not only to prevent mo from being handi capped In making future assessments as I must have a basis on which to work but also because soveral school districts are badly In need of tho money which Is duo them from tho tax that shall arise from the Inst HOTEL ARRIVALS. The Pendleton. Frank Loo, Portland. E. W, Brlgham, Boston. William Newman, New York. Alex Cohen, San Francisco. Georgo Qreoiibnum, Now York. W. Neiibaner. Portland. S. G. Dunn, Portland. It. A. Seeds, Spokane. A. D. Chnso, Spokane. It. Alexander, Ann Arbor. J. 12. Anient, Ann Arbor. J. II. Klockner, Spoknue. W. It. Glcndonnlng, Spokane. II. W. Cameron, Spokane. N. T. Shlploy and wife, Spokane. W. D. Chamberlain, city. H. Curroy, Portland. S. I,. Jones, San Francisco. J. B. Crosfleld, Portland. Frank McFarland, Portland. II. L. Moody, Spokane. F. H. 13. Bartholomew, Iloppnor. J. Green, Portlnnd. E. J. Hubbard, Portland. The St, George. James A. Howard, Sumptor. E. V. pnvls, La arnnde. P. Martiuey, Tampa. H, It. Reynolds, Now York. J. L. Jackson and wife, Dayton. Mrs. Ruth Sprlpgor, Dayton. Dr. A. I Richardson, .n Grande. Dr. M. K. Hall, La Grande. C. McKcnnon, La Grande. Miss Squires, La Grnndo. L. E. Chennult, La Grande. G. V. Nelson, city. Georgo A. Crulx, San Francisco. J. HK nichnrds, San Frnnclsco. George S. Bold, Portland. J. A. Allison, Portland. F. J. Gardner, Portland. M. E. Heath, Portland. James E. Annent, Michigan. J. A. Leeland, Portland. J. Byron, Spokane. Mrs. M. Mosgrove, Milton. M. F. Kwlck, Seattle. Charles Gould, Portland. A. D. Smith, Portland. M. J. Lee, Portland. tlou. C. H. Mover, president of tho West- year's railroad assessment, em Federation of Miners, Is at lib-, iv nositlon In this mntter or em- erty under $10,000 bonds to nppear ploying special counsel is' this: I do nnd answer tho charge of murder and conspiracy. Cholera Is raging In Persia. It Is stated that In Teheran are 300 deaths dally, and thoro is consternation throughout the empire and In adja cent Russian provinces. not desiro to cast any rollectlon on Mr. Phelps, tho prosecuting nttornoy, but the question of a railway assess ment is an Intricate proposition nnd would require the whole time of n lawyer for a brief period. That Is something, perhaps, that Mr. Phelps Everv man. woman and child in the could not give. Tho question requires Osage tribe Is worth $11,500 in his or careful attention, and n good deal of her own right, owning $4,614 cash on deposit In the government treasury vaulU at Washington, and S57 acres of land. Horace A. Horton, a San Francisco man, attempted to cut a short-circuit it. It is necessary, therefore, to em ploy a man who can dovoto his whole time to the case. "In a number of school districts the principal revenue is derived from railway taxes. Tho failure to pay Is ed wire to stop tho Incessant ringing 9aU3'"K that have already made ....... imnrni'nniAnta In tnl'n itti rlwili una I. Marlow, Portland. O. WVst, Portland. E. Starr, Portland. of a telephone bell In his house. Ho was Instantly killed by 5000 volts going through his body. A small cannon exployed In tho midst of a group of small boys nt Yonkers, N. Y., July 4. The calf of one boy's leg was blown off, and tho ramrod of tho cannon was shot through another boy's head. PACIFIC NORTHWEST NEWS. Asa D. Johnson, a laborer of Port land, was found dead In bed, Friday morning. The school population of Portland improvements to take up their post Hon on the anxious seat. Other dis tricts needing improvements badly cannot see their way clear to making them so long as there Is uncertainty about what tho railroads aro to bo ! compelled to do. As for myself, how can I go ahead and assess tho roads lor this year until I know on what valuation thoy shall bo based? For ! these reasons I am convinced that anything like a reasonable fee paly a j lawyer to take the matter up and force It to an Issuo would be money well spent." All told, tho taxes of tho O. R. & N. for last year amounted to nhout $50,- J. D. BENTLEY, PIONEER. for 1904 is 14.909. an Increase of 70S 000. Trie previous year thoy were over 1903. $24,000. Mr. Strain assessed tho road Isadore Brucker, aged 30, died from !?" a,bEsls f 2-000 to tho ,mlI(;- ,"e cramps at Bellingham, Wash., Friday, i """"reu, nl slxty-soven miles or the while swimming In tho bay. 11,10 " ' this county. Patrosman G. L. Richards, of Port' land, was fined $30 and costs Friday for getting drunk whilo.on duty. I Brother of Jt Mi Bentley Arrive8 , A cloudburst on Crow creek, In j Pendeton on a v,slt After Nlr)e Wallowa county, destroyed roads and , bridges for a distance of eight miles, I Years. Friday. J. D. Bentley, a brother of J. M. H. II. Tinker, a prominent farmer , Bentley, of this city, and Georgo Bent- living 12 miles cast of Wnlla Walla. lo'. ' A,1fams. ?" yed n tho city his fell 40 feet from his roof, Friday. ! n;or"lnS from California, on a v sit. fracturing his skull. J,r' Bentley visited Pendleton tho last ,,,,, .i . time nine years ago, nnd Is greatly Frank Hawkins, a smallpox patient. BllrP,P.i to nnt t, rh.min th has escaped from tho pest house in Corvallis, scattering tho disease all over tho rural district. Seattle Is starting a crusado against the billboards in the residence dis tricts. Several of the largest in tho city have been torn down. The Sound freight bark, City of Denver, burned to tho water's edge with a cargo of hay on board, Friday, near La Conner Flats; loss, $12,000, While being taken from Lowlston, Mont., to the penitentiary, Friday morning, Henry Kelly jumped out of the car window while handcuffed, and made his escape from tho sheriff. A steam yacht belonging to Million aire James V. Coleman Is six days overdue at San Diego, and Is believed to have been lost. It carried six per sons on a pleasure cnilso from San Frnnclsco to San Diego. If you want to buy wheat land, a stock ranch, town property, vacant lots or anything In the real estate line, just drop in and see us. E. T. WADE & SON. Offlco In E. O. Building, Pendleton, Or. 'Phono Black 1111. surprised to note tho changes in the city and country In that time. Ho came by boat from San Francisco to Portland, and enjoyed his trip very much and expects to spend soveral weeks In Oregon. J. D. Bentley went to California in 1850, from Missouri, and has made that state his home since. When his brothers, including J. M.., of this city, crossed the plains In 1864, tho emi grant train ran short of provisions and J. D. met them with food and fresh stock and piloted them Into the Gold en state, from tho desert where ho found them. Mr. Bentley served under General Prlco In tho Moxlcan war, having left Boono county, Missouri for the war in 1847. Tom Nyo, formerly of this city, uow of Portland, was also a member of Mr. Bentley's company In tho Mex lean war, and Mr. Bentley will visit Mr. Nyo beforo returning to Califor nia. Ho says tho stato of California Is rapidly changing, as aro all other Western states. The largo tracts of farming land are being cut up Into small farms, each supporting a rami ly and producing more and more va riegated crops and fruit each year. Ha loves California, having spoilt 54 years thoro, moro than halt n century. Ho will remain thoro as long as ho lives. The Bickers. J. C. Sowell, city. Jerry St. Dennis, Athonn. M. D. Swift, Baker City. George Berrlman. Southwlck. W. S. Paddock, Union. J. D. McCulley. Portland. Miss Anna Bnrnett, Adams. G. W. Soper, Portland. W. E. Harvoy, Portland. D. F. Mobh, Pendleton. C. I). Rlnker, Spokane. J. L. Jones, Walla Walla. J. V. Ba.e, Portland. S. II. Klstner, Portland. Mrs. S. H. Klstner, Portland. Nell J. McDevItt, Heppner. J. A. Cchtdesteo, Spokane. E. C. Smith, Portland. W. C. Blend, Portland. J. W. Haley, Salem. W. Bentley, Mnce. R. B. Haggard, San Francisco. Brutally Tortured. A case camo to light that for per sistent nnd unmerciful torture has perhaps never been equaled. Joe Gobollck of Colusa, Cal., writes: "For 15 years I endured Insufferable pain from rheumatism and nothing rellov ed mo though I tried everything known. I came across Electric Bit ters and It's the greatest medlclno on earth for that trouble. A few bottles of It completely relieved and cured me." Just as good for liver and kid ney troubles and general debility. Only 50c. Satisfaction guaranteed by Tallman & Co., druggist. Hamilton Anniversary Observed. Now York, July 9. Members of his torical nnd patriotic societies of Now York und Now Jersey gathered across the river on the heights of Weehaw ken today ami took part In Interesting oxerclses held In observance' of tho 100th anniversary of tho death of Al exander Hamilton, following his famous- duel with Aaron Burr. Tho ex ercises wore held on the exact spot whore tho dual was fought, and which Is now marked by a huge boulder, said to bo the same boulder on which the great statesman rested his head after receiving tho fatal bullet from his antagonist's pistol. Deafness Cannot Be Cured, lly local applications as they can not reach the diseased portions of the ear. There in only one war to cure deafness, and that is oy constitutional remeuieu. by mucous lining of caused Wlien this InUamed condition of the )f the Eustachian tube. tuoe is inuamed you have Funeral of Mrs. Cunningham, Tho funeral of Mrs. Charles Cun ningham, who died Thursday after noon, following nn operation for tho removal of a tumor, was hold at 9 o'clock this morning from tho Catho lic church, tho Rov. Father Van dor Veldcn nfllclntlng. A solemn requiem mnss was colobrated for tho roposo of tho soul of tho deceased woman. Tho Intermont was In tho Catholic cemetery, Tho church was crowded, and many attended tho services at tho grnvo. rumbling sound or Imperfect hearing, and when It Is entirely closed, deafness Is the result, and unless tho Inflammation can be taken out and this tube restored to Its normal condition, hearing wll be destroyed forever; nine cases out of ten are caused by Catarrh, which Is Dotting but an In flamed condition of the mucous surfaces. We will gle One Hundred Dollars for any case of deafness (caused by catarrh) that can not be cured by Hall's Catarrh Cure. Send for circulars free. V. J. CIIRNHY & CO.. Toledo. O. Bold by all druggsts, 7Dc. Hall's Family Mils are the best. Fir. Seo the fire at 7:30 this evening on Alta street, west of Main. See It. S. Johnson at Hotel Bickers, for agency Umatilla county for Acmo Dry Powder Fire extinguisher. Notice. Billy Leathers oxpresa wagon Is now at Howard's cigar storo. 'Phone main 2841. Residence, red 333. Congressman E. D. Crumpackor, of i.u roriu, inn., is expected to succeed Charles W. Fairbanks in tho senate. F. E. Van Dusen &Co. CONTRACTORS OF BRICK WORK. Boiler sotting nnd Are places done In first-class manner. Address Dox 455, Pendleton. Men's Harvest Suppj( Wo are headquarters for harvest suppllos for mon. Gloves from 8c a pair to $l.5n 'k Straw hats, nil shapes and prices. 1 ; Underwear 25 30c 45c, 60c, 75c nnd $1.00 a garme Socks for hot weathor Sc "j Shoes for men $1.40, $1.50, $1.75, $2.00, $2.25 nnd ' Shirts, heavy black striped, double front 45 J Strlpod Overalls 50c, 60c, 75c nnd 90c a niTi .Jumpers to match overalls above 6oe and 75C each Whntover your needs for your harvest work, come horo and let us out fit you. THE F EVERY DAY IS BARGAIN DAY HERE. ,,44 Truly Wonderful Hns been tho trado at our Ilttlo storo. Peoplo realize that tho size of the store, tho number of dorks employed or tho slzo of tho stock carried has nothing to do with tho monoy saving values given. Its tho quality of the goods and tho low prices placed on c?.eh nrtlclo that counts. Tho compulsory sale moans n great deal to tho buyers or clothing. It means tho best suits nt lower prices than over quot ed lu Pendleton. This shipment of clothing sent us through an orror on tho part of tho factory boforo wo are ready far It makes It Impera tive that wo get rid of It at once. In order to dispose of a large shipment Hko this It is necessary to glvo groat Inducements nnd make tho prices so low and the values so big that peoplo will bo compelled to buy hecnuso tho bargains nro Irresistible. OUR OFFERS ARE IRRESISTIBLE And peoplo who have called havo found tho greatest, grandest and most convincing money-saving prices over offered In Eastern Oregon. Wo propose to clo3e out ovory article by' tho end of this month. Clothing and furnishing goods. Its up to you to take ad vantage of this sale. The manufacturers of the clothing who mado tho orror, wirod us to get rid of the goods and charge the loss to them. Don't hesitate, but como In and seo this magnificent lino of clothing and separate trousers. The prlco Is tho main thing to you, but on "that score wo aro positive to please you. THE REMOVAL SALE Prices on furnishing goods aro more wonderfully low than over. Wo aro doing It. Come in nnd see. KAHKI SUITS $1.00 Greatest bargain in Pendleton's merchandizing. Coat and pants, bc3t grade, regular army make, for only $1 suit. Como In and let the goods and prices talk to you. Sullivan (lb Bond Compulsory and removal sale. .Tho little store that Is break ing all bargain records. THe Coltimb! Lodging Hoti Well ventilated, neat u ionanie rooms; good bejl m connection, herj goods are served. Main street, center ol between Alta and streets. F. X. SCHEMP1 Proprietor SamiiK Drinks Cool, refreshing and Intlj mg. uur urinKa go right t Sliot. Call for Soda Pot. ? parilla, Iron Brow, Dr. Pei i'liospnates, Mineral VI Root Beer. Gineer Ala ! Cider, and all kinds cl drinks. Our drinks are nnd onlv distilled water. from condensed ste m, Is Manufactured by J. MARIN Factory under St. George I ELATERITE IS MINERAL RUBBER Wfl nrnnnrl v tomnnr If fnr nh nnrHiiioM AftmntA mu a- " " whuu i4tivUIH UIWHICi X UUU UyUU ti Jute canvass wo build up a Are, water and acid proof roofing material, with a ground mica surfaco and a wool folt paper dry sheot or backing. uu mjf uiu kuuuo, ui jrou uuu. it you nave to use a root, we can toll von soma mlcrhtv Intnraatlni? tlitnuc Tho.. ..,111 .,.,,...,. i.t book from shriveling up. Write us. The Elaterite Roofing Co., 10 Worcester Block, Portland, Oregon UNION HADE, HAND MADE7 clear Havana. A STANDARD FOR QUALITY. CLEANLINESS AND WORKMANSHIP. When you call for a TRIUMPH.1 ri vmm GET IT, Don't accept a substitute.! 1 r C0A LET US FILL YOUlf BIN WITH Rock Spring Recognized as the best most economical fuel. are prepared to contract 1 you for your winter's tw Wo deliver coal or woofl any part of the city. Laatz Bro MAIN STREET. NEAR I Shoe Repalfj r i mv ahnn toU door cast of the Havings j nn nr nil iriniis cuuo u manltko manner at reasons . . , in hns ness AS 1 imic - , years, i nreu uui, pF-- --, Ity of my work for It ivemm My stock of shoes vu J damaged by water and tie urn compauy told me to teu vm what I could get. for less man "g,' MAKERS. BECK, THE PLUMBER Lot him do the work and you will bo satisfied. His work Is always first-class In every particular. Alwaya let us figure with you on plumbing. BECK, the Reliable Plumber Court Btreot, opposite Kotol BIckors. I I IE. Ui"" IS THE CHEAPEI Bear this in , . I need poultry ana ".J and ask for the rouiiry uuu -Kow Kure for your co Dies. C. F. Coleswort 127-129 East AIM 8t ADnt for Lee'. iUc Tenderfoot Transportatioi t,r i,n lust put In . B!l lino from Elgin to JWgJ. ; points. We have coo tW good horsos and carenu schedule will put joojj , faster time nnd wl h T than by any other rfrJ gin dally after the W J leaving Joseph at B. morning. Having '""' cf Joseph and Los Ine, ' J 1 date commercial meuJ ,p J times. WhonyoumaUeat a the Wallowa canyon, W 1 lOOt JIHH.