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ASTORIA PDBUC JJBRiRY ASSOCIATION.
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all papers published In Astoria.
EXCLUSIVE TEtEGRAPHIC PRESS REPORT.
VOL. XLIV, NO. 183.
ASTORIA, OREGON. WEDNESDAY 510KNING. AUGJJST 7 1895.
PRICE, FIVE CENTS
Vffl LA . Jfl It 1 A .A
m t&ir-nrnii mmm
s J l B7 . in 111 11.1 Hi ffl' .
Iron & Steel,
Groceries & Provisions,
Flour & Mill Feed,
Paints, Oils, Varnishes,
Doors & Windows,
Wagons & Vehicles.
B. F. AIvIvEN,
Paints and Painters Supplies
Rugs and Bamboo Goods
Fresco Painting, Paper Hanging, Etc
765 Commercial Street.
Snap A rvodak
at any man coming out ut
our store and you'll get a
portrait of a nma brimming
over with pleasant thoughts.
Such quality In the liquors
we have to offer arc enough to
PLEASE ANY MAN.
Corne and Try Them,
HUGHES & CO.
Ia there a man with heart so cold,
That from his family would withhold
The comforts which they all could find
In articles of FURNITURE of th
And we would suggest at this season,
nice Sideboard, Extension Table, or se
of Dining Chairs. We have the larges
and finest line ever shown In the city
and at prices that cannot fall to pleas
th closest buyers.
HEILBORN & SON.
ASTORIA IRON WORKS
Com-omly St., foot if Jvfcsor.. v'a
General Machinists ami Jrler Makers
Land and Marine Engines, Boiler work. Steam
boat and Cannery Work a Specialty.
Castings of All Descriptions Made to Order on
John Fox. President and Superintendent
A. I, Fox Vice President
O. B. Prael Secretary
They Lack Life.
There are twines sold to fishermen
on the Columbia river that stand In
the same relationship to Marshall's
Twine as a wooden Image does to the
human being they lack strength life
evenness and lasting qualities. Don't
fool yourself Into the belief that other
twines besides Marshall's will do "Just
as well." They won't. They cannot
C.J. TRENCH RD, Agent
Wells, Fargo & Co. and
Pacific Express Co.
HOP and PHOENIX iRSUflflJJCE CO'S.
Custom Hous Broker
and Commission Merchant
50a Bond Street.
Kopp's Beer Hall.
Choice Wines, Liquors and Clears.
Only handed over the Mr, The largest glass
of N. P. Beer. Half-and-half. V
Chas. Wirkkala, Proprietor.
Cor. Conromty and Lafayette Sts.
Th filaeksmlth Those shop la oppos
ite Cutting's cannery, is now prepared
to do such odd jobs as making new
cannery coolers, repairing old ones,
making new nshin boat Irons, and re
pairing old ones, and all other black
smithing that requires first-class work
manship. PACIFIC C01BIBISSI0N COJBPflflY.
Brokers and Commission Merchants.
Consistent Solicited of Poultry, Eggs. Butter,
Fruit, Flour, Feed, Grain, etc.
Returns Mad Quick.
Qoods Sold at Wbolsaala.
No, 133 Twelfth St Astoria, Or.
JlATDftAIi ADVANTAGES I
I. h. OSGOOD,
The One Price Clothier, Hatter and Furnisher.
506 and 508 COMMERCIAL STREET, ASTORIA, OR.
Fishing Tackle, Baskets, I'lios, Rods, etc. Baseballs, Bate
Masks, Gloves, Mits, etc. Croquet rets, Hammock?, Lawn
Tennis Balls, Bird Cages, Garden Sets, Children's Carriages
and Iron Wagons.
Come and See
NEW GOODS ARRIVING DAILY!
Dry Goods, Clothing,
Hats and Shoes.
All direct from the manufacturers. Call and see onr shoe stock.
New Lines of Ladles', Gents' and Children's Shoes
Men's Congress Shoes
Mod's Congress Shoes
Men's Police Shoes
Men's Kangaroo Shoes
The Best Values
Inspect our olotbing stock. We have full lines of
Men's, Youth's and Boy's Suits.
Men's suits ranging from $5.00 np to 815.00.
Every one of them a genuine liacnin.
We XL in Hosiery, Underwear, Hals, Caps, Trunks, Valises, Blankets and Com
forters, White Shirts, Collars, Cuffs, Suependorp, Eic.
OREGON TRADING CO.,
600 Commercial Street.
In a desirable location, 2 blocks from High School.
CHOICE LOTS IN HILLS
On the new Pipe Line Boulevard Just the place for a cheap home.
A Block IN ALDERBROOK.
STREET CAR LINE will be eitended this summer to wkhm 5
walk of this property Will sell at decided
In 5 or 10 acre tracts inside the oity limits, also adjoining Flavel. .
GEORGE HIL,L,. 471 Bond St., Occident Block,
HILL'S HEAL ESTATE EXCHANGE.
FOARD & STOKES GO.
Picnic Canned Goods,
Camp Cooking Utensils,
And the latest
All-Wool Sleeping Bags
At all prices. Just the thing for camp
ers, prospectors, etc Sure to keep warm
at nights. Better than blankets.
KEATISO fe 00 will open their
Music Hall at V6 Aator street,
Saturday the ISth. They will
w w keen nnmh.,iM. m.i i t
-- .UV U'UUII
and cigars besides having good music aU the
time. , . . .
With a map, any schoolboy
Astoria can show you tho ad
vantages of this city as the sea
port of the Northwest Empire
And. any boy in this city can
ehow you that a Cash Business
House without unnecessary ex
penses has the advantage in
selling Men's and Boy's
Goods, Hats, Caps, Boots,
Shoe3, Trunks, Valises,
- - - -
liorth Pacific Breiaery
JOHN KOPP. Prop
Bohemian Lager vBeer
And XX PORTER
Leave orders with J. L. Carlson at the
Sunnyside Saloon or Louis Boentge at
the Cosmopolitan Saloon. All order will
be promptly attended to.
EVERY REQUISITE FOR
: Brat Class funerals :
POHIVS Undertaking Parlors,
Rales Reasonaeia. Embalming a Specialty
flSTOfp PUBItIC LIBWl
READING ROOM FREE TO ALL.
Open every day from 3 o'clock to 5:30
and 6:30 to 930 p. m.
Subscription rate $3 per annum.
Southwest cor. Eleventh aud Daaa Sts.
The Missouri Convention De
clares for Free Silver.
PORTLANDER TALKS OF ROPERT
Says He Is a Priest, but Insane
Yandarbilt Gets Damages
. for His Yacht.
Peltre! Springs, Mo., August 6. Free all
var conquered today in Missouri as It
did In Illinois, and the fears expressed
late lust night and early this morning
(halt t!hetr9 would Ibe Strife and turmoil
In today's convention were borne out.
The BO-cuDed goM or sound money advo
ca'tes were so overwhelmed by the su
perior organization and numerical
strength of the free silver leaders and
forces ithait they made a very faint effort
to stay the onslaught of the White metal
Bland aiid in opening the convention
thait 'Ulie Deonocnaits of Missouri had as
sembled to adopt resolutions for the free
coinage of silver amd to select a slate
oj.nimiOtee wtoidh would be In sympathy
wluh the popular iwtfal, end (halt hla pro
phecy wa carried out the result of to
day's convention telts.
T:w report of tUie commi'titee on penma-
nenc orgaiv.zajtion, iwhloh. praotically
eniowle under the old ooraunititee, wae
adoiptcd wiuh but on or two dissenting
voic.B. Thalt of resodultions Calling for
the free and uni'lnvHed coinage of silver
at 16 to 1, regardless of any foreign na-
r.on, iwais carried with, a hurrah, end the
exeitenuiilt ivvliicth doiawed was seldom
If ever eeen In any coowntliocn and, fur
thermore, men were eeledted to nominate
doloBUites favoraible tto silver to na
tional ttemoaratic convention of 1896.
As a Trtiole, the frlemla of eilver are
feeling happy tton'hit ainld cangratulaltlons
are In order..
Wtole iwmulng for 'tlhe cotnlmittee on res.
oiutlons to report Kite time iwoa taken up
in apeedh making, Ex-Oongressmian Hatch
and Hon. M. E. (Beavtoin addree&lng toe
The moist iremarkalbCe portion of Ben.
ton's address rwas (b'ls reference to the
gold advocates. He said: "Every gold
advocate In t'he state of Midaouri Is either
an offlce holder or a imlan with large
proapedta of en offlce."
iuia iroowuuona were aoopted wUWi a
wiltoop. Additional resolutions were pre
sented and adopted authorizing the chair
man of tine convention to- appoint dtle.
gates from each co-ngreasionel district to
ojlftend the convention dn Wiaehlngiton on
August 14, as recommended by Senators
Turple, Harris and Jonea; tlhat Ithe etaW
centnal cotmnnfttee be requested to call a
state convention to be (hetd in St. Louis
ndt later than April 16, 1896, to
select dktegaltes to tho national Demo
cratic convention in 1886. Oreeitlng were
sent Senlitor Blackburn, of Kentucky, In
h'.s fight for silver: also to the Democratic
conventions at Fort 'WTortlh, Texas, and
Misstetslppl aty, IMhiB,
The conventi'ocn adjourned Bine die.
THE DURIRAJN1T CASE.
Report of the Attempted Asfcu3t In-
vreowew xiuereoc in tne IT.aJ.
Son Francisco, Augulst . It la likely
tlhat a strong protest wiM tie made against
Walter L. Brown, one of the accepted
wiitneetseB in the cuse of Theo. Durramt.
charged with ithe murder of Blanche La-
The proaeoutron has received Informa
tion that Brown served' as a Juror In
the first trial of M. D. Howell, charged
with counterfeiting. It is said that in
Wvait case, which took place in the Unit
ed States district court, Brown hung the
Jury, and that hits action in the case
had been a subject of inquiry by the
federal grand Jury.
The police foeMeve they have evidence
enough against Brown to procure his re
jection as a Juror in the Durrant case,
No additional Jurors rwtere secured to
day to try Durrant.
The report of Whe attempt to assault
Durrant yesterday had the effect of In
creasing the number who rwiait about the
entrances of the Jail and city, hall . to
see Durrant, and the sheriff has trebled
the number of guards.
PORTLAND MAN TALKS.
Bays That Ropert is a Priest, but that
Ho is Insane.
Portland, August 6. A Portland gentle
man, who cCBlms to know, says that the
bogus biShtop, Ropert, who imposed on
the Cath'oilc clergy and mi arrested at
Astoria for obtaining money undtr false
pretenses, la scarcely responsible for his
actions. He says that Ropert was once
a Catholic priest in Hampton, Canada,
and thet on account of his refusing to
accept some of the tncMngs of the
church, for instance the doctrine of the
lnfaWUlUy of the Pope-there arose a
quarrel beOweea him and the curch su.
thortetes, and he was relieved.
It is furthjr csriroed that Ropert fs un
GOLD BULLION STOCK.
Washington, August .-Mr. Preston, di
rector of itfttk wrr i .
of the Shipment of 110,000,000 la goM but-'
lion from New York to Philadelphia,
said that tt 'was the present purpose of
the government to coin with reasonable
rapidity all of its stock of goCd bullion.
This amounts to nearly 160,000,000, near
ly all of -which Is In New York, Phila
delphia and San Francisco. There is
said to he no special eUjndflcance la this
ordering of Whe coinage of gold bullion, as
it la sold to be solely for the purpose of
making it avuilaUe for all purposes'.
ROCKY MOUNTAIN BANK.
Denver, August 6. F. S. Woodbury,
president of the Rocky. Uououain Savings
Bank, which failed today, made the fol
lowing statement In regard to the fail
ure: "The troubles that have crowded upon
us during the past seven, business days,
beginning with the failure of the Union
National, followed by the agitation over
the treasurer's afOairs, accompanied by
damaging- reports in some of the news
papers, have simply broken us down. We
have paid all depositors, except uoout
166,000. Some of the stockhoid'ers are re
sponsible men of inieans, and It is my In
tention to devote all my personal efforts
to hetp the- depositors until all are paid.
Every claim wit! ultimately be paid."
"None of the officers or employes of
tlhe lunik have ever lorrowed a cent from
KU CHENG MASSACRE.
LorJJton, August 6. Rev. Dr .and Mrs.
Stewart, reported to have been massa
cred at Ku Cheng, were weiH known
here. In a letter dated December 10, 1894,
from Kiu Cheng, FVjo Chow, China, which
Mrs. Stewart wrote to Mrs. BUidwui,
referring to the existence of certain se
cret sno-letlea and their menacing attitude
toward foreigners, she said that bo strong
had they become that mandUrlns had no
pasvier to check them. One report states
that ell of Dr. Stewart's family except
two were eaorvflced. It is learned from
a private source in this city, that there
were Ave children In the family. Three
of theim were murdered .with their pa
rents. VANDERBILT GETS DAMAGES.
Eotjilon, Augulst 6. The United States
ddutinjut count today, Judge Nelson, en-
tared a decree In the case involving dam
age for fhe lass of tlhe yacht Alva, owned
by William K. Vanderblit, which was
run down by the steamer H. F. Dimock.
The decree ts In accordance with a de
clsinion of the court rendered some time
ago, and finds that the collision was due
to the negligence of the master and offi
cers of the Dimock, and awards (89,357
SUSTAINED THE DEMURRER.
San Francisco, August 6. The superior
court tlMi aDternooi sustained the de
murrer of the eight supervisors, charged
with malfeasance in office.
The court held that the board of super
visors hadi a discretionary power In the
matter of granting franchises.
The action was brought to Impeaohi the
"soKd eight" supervisors for granting
a franchise to the market Street Railway
Company, without advertising for bids.
This decision praotically ends the case.
Yreka, Cal., August 6. Tramps last
night shot and fatally wounded George
Sears, a saloon keeper at Bailey Hall, a
hamlet near the Oregon Kne, and a Ger
man to bis employ. The object was rob
bery. Neither man Is able to tell a story
of the shooting. The wounded German
was brough t here tonight. He cannot re
cover. It is reported that Sears Is dead.
The officers arrested a tramp who ts
suspected of being one of the rottwrs.
Portland, August 6.-tMonday night was
the warmest night on record In Portland,
the minimum temperature at 5 a. m. be
ing 70 .degrees. The weather records,
which are complete as far back as 1874,
show no warmer night at (any season.
The nearest approach was the night of
JUJy 23, 1891, when the lowest point the
thermometer registered Was 68 degrees.
The temperature today was 6. It was
4 at Wai:u Walla and 93 at Spokane.
THE O. R. AND N. BUYS A RESORT.
PorUand, August . It is reported thai
the O. R. and N. Co. has purchased the
Stout's place on Long Beach, several miles
north of Tinker's, and will convert It
Into a summer resort. Thtre are two
small lakes upon which It Is said small
craft wiil be launched and a new and
commodious hotel ereoted, and to reuch
the scene from Ilwtaoo it Is said an elec.
trie road line will be built.
BASE BALL SCORES.
Boston, August . Brooklyn, 8; Boston,
Piiltsburg, August 8. Pittsburg, 11; Bt
New York, August .-Nw York, ;
Phliadetphla, August (.-dtilladelprria,
10; Baltimore, 6.
Cincinnati, August . Cincinnati, 8; Oh',
MARKET REPORTS. .
Liverpool, August .Wheat-Spot, firm;
demand, poor; No. 1 red winter, 6s 6d;
No. red sprang, ts EM; No, 1 hard Man.
itoba, Cs 7d; No. 1 California, G 6d.
Hops At London, Pacific coast, 2.
A JOCKEY KILLED.
St Louis, August (.-Jockey Sabine was
Uirown and fcined today while exercising
Livingstone. The fatal accident created
Ct-cat excitement on the track.
FIR IffiWG PLANS
Mr. Hammond Plans for the
THE NtW ASTORIA LAID OUT
Work Progressing and Soon All
Will Bo Under Way-Plan of
The Oregonlan of yesterday says?
"Mr. A. B. Hahnmondi the Astoria rail
road contractor, will be in this city to
morrow to attend to Important business
In connection with the Kne. It is un
derstood that there are two surveying
parties out now bdbween Goble and As
toria, and the real work of building the
road will commence In a very short time.
It is not known ua yet at which end of
the Mine work will commence. Mr. Ham
mond has com pS eltied the preCimlnary de
tails of his Flav4 project, and those
who have been let lnlto his secreits are
astonished at the magnitude of the work
outinied. The entire peninsula has teen
Uld out into a CCty, iwhloh will reach
from Young's river to the ocean.
vVUiarves, grain and other kinds of ware
houses, faotorieSv-andi hotels are provided
for. While no one expects that a great
city will spring up there in the Immediate
future, 'Mr. Hammond iwili bi prepared
for ithe development that will be worked
out on a complete plan. Engineer Ho
gardlt, who iwias for years In charge of the
Coiumlbia River Jetty work, has ably as
sisted Mr. Harnmond In Haying out this
When tlhtown the above Mr. HUmmond
stilted to an Astorian representative that
tho article was subatanJUally correct In
its ddtails, hut that the announcement
was a little premature. It will take years
to develope such a scheme, but Whe plans
are laid out carefully and scieniUflcally
and the city will be a perfect one. It will
be ithe" locaitlon of manufactories and
warehouses, as It will have the space to
aevote to inem.
No doubt old Astoria wilt be the reel,
denco portion, and tit ts quite probable
that her banks and business houses will
oontlnulte ito trrJaiintain the lead. .
To an inquiry yeUterday. Mr. Hammond
stated that the (bridge across Young's
river would be completed by December
1, 1895. This will mean much to Astoria,
and by the t&ne winter eats in a locomo
tive iwfll no doubt be in the city, .the fore
runner of 'that commerce by rail which Is
to up-build tlhe oity to a pinnacCe of com
The engineers are pushing the work ol
laying out the line on various parts of the
right of way and soon active construction
work will begin. ,
The site for a depot has not yet been
deflnJteSy decided upon. The location near
the Clatsop Mil Is eligible and another
has been offered in AldeTbrook, DBoth
locations ere under consideration.
The engineers have praotically decided
to make a longer tunned at John Days
In order to reduce the curves-
Mr. Hammond went to Portland last
rlglhlt whence he will return In two cr
three 3)ajn. If Is understood' that the
object of his trip Is to Start the con
struotion company under way. Before
many days butty scenes will be enacted
In and around Astoria.
Interesting Items Culled from Oregon's
"It Is common gossip now," according
to the Gazette, 'it hat Mr. John Uaffln, of
New York City, one of the famous dry
goods house of H. B. Clafltn and Co., In
connection . with two or three tqually
wealthy men, standi at the back of Mr.
Hammond, ready to asalst him in every
way In the development of his new ac
quirements. Mr. Hammond neither de
nies nor contlirms such a rumor, but It
comes from a moat reliable source that
such is the fact. Mr. Hammond last week
sent Instructions to Manager Stone, at
CorvaiUs, to make estimates of ,th
amount of money required to put the
road in flrst-olass physical condition, and
also to ascertain .what the required ma
terial can be secured for on the basis of
cash payment. Mr. Hammond feds well
asRured that he has embarked Into what
wtH prove a profitable enterprise. As to
what his Intentions are, he remained re
ticent yesterday, but it is deemed certain
that not only will the road be physically
Improved, but that arrangements will be
made to construct several branchu lead
ing to important points In t'he Willam
ette valley. The extension of the direct
road eastward to a transcontinental con
nection Is expected to be realized within
a reasonable time."
The report of Henry BCiackman, col
lector of Internal revenue for the year
ending June SO, has been completed. It
gives some interesting figures concerning
the liquor and tobacco business In Ore
gon, Washington and Alaska. There are
2.023 taloons or-retail liquor d a'Jers in
Oregon and Washington. There are 73 In
Alaska, making 2,738 In the whole diK:rict.
Highest of all in Leavening Powers Latest U. S. Gov't Report
Oregon has 1,382, while Washington has
1,283, or 99 fewer saloons. This propor
tion hoMs good in other lines of the li
quor business. For instance Oregon has
29 breweries while Washington has M.
Taken with the similar number of sa
loons this seems to prove that less beer
is drunk in Washington than in Oregon.
In Alaska beer seems to be in demand.
There are seven breweries. Considering .
tne small population a very, large amount
of beer is drunk per capita or else the
Dreweries are very small. As Alaska la
not noted for hot weather, which is pro
ductive of a thirst for beer. It is to be
Inferred that the breweries are small.
The 65 breweries in Oregon and Washing
ton made 178,26)f barrels of beer during the
fiscal year, commencing July 1, l&H, and
ending on June 30 lasit. This amount of
beer was consumed by about 7M),000 peo
ple, whltsh means that every 4 1-10 person,
including women and children, . drank a
Darren of beer during the ,twelve months.
Mr. Case, a well known pioneer resi
dent of Marion county, who has a huck-
itDerry patch on his farm has bnoun)t
in his last load of berries for this sea
son, saya the Post. The area in huckie-
berries, he says, would amount to five
acres, but it Is scattered in patches over
about 100 acres. He has hauled away
from the patch over 5,000 pounds, and has
sold .there another thousand pounds, rea
lizing on the whole nearly J1U0. He iooks
on his huckleberry patch as the most
prolVteble part of his farm, and has had
a man employed lor six weeks to watch
It, as people come from a distance to
gather .the' berries for him. He woulld
prefer that they should go into his grain
field and help themselves to wheat. Ev
ery three or four years he has to burn
the ground over, and then a new growth
of bushes conitS up, and the berries are
good for several crops and then they
have to be burned off, and he goes one
year without a crop. As to Increasing
the output by transplanting busaus or
raising more, lie says he has never at
tempted it, for he has known others to
try such schemes, but they have always
fa.ltd. His idea Is that the huckleberry
must grow wild or not grow at ail.
Henry Walters shot and instantly kill
ed Dwlght Rice Saturday afternoon at
Leland station, twenty miles north of
Grant's Pass. Tho men were broUherti-in-laiw.
Dad Wood had elated between
them for a year or more, and It came to
a climax when they met Saturday. Coro
ner Kromier, flrom Grant's Puss held an
inquest on the body. A verdict of Justi
fiable homicide was rendered, no arrests
The government ot Hood River has
been run very ecomomleaMy so far. The
Glacier says: After all the expenses of
the election, preparing ordinances and
publishing the same, printing, etc., the
outstanding warrants against the town
amount to only SCG.90. Licenses have
been collected to the amount of JW, and
there has been paid out of the generat
fund 839.46 (leaving cash in the treasury
to the amount of 88.50.
W. S. Uyers has received ordors from
Central America for flour ground in Pen
dleton, and Itlhe market opened there will
be permanent, says the Ea6t Oregonlan.
Mr. Byers is now tiling t'he first order for
1,500 barrets, put up in gunny sacks suit
able (for thA Jrtllrvmpn.f. r.t ofra rrha
Sacks will carry the flour on the down
urip ana men ioe nitea. witn coffee for the
The sheepmen and stocknKn of Gilliam
county have formed a' protective associa
tion. Thle union will give 81 in addition
to that offered by the county court as a
bounty for each coyote's scalp.
The body of Mrs. SChroullen, who was
drowned at tlhe Cascade Locks Wednes
day, has been recovered and was buried
at Stevenson, Wash., last Sunday.
MAY BE A 'LYNCHING.
Heanessiey, O. T., August 9.-The mem
bers of the Daluon-Doolln gang, who were
oiptJured by United States marshals, were
taken to the Kingfisher county Jail to
day, Great excitement prevails, as the
lynching of the entire party Is threatened.
Farmers from all over the county are
Rocking to town and the Jail is under a
strong guard., (
VaUeJo, Cui., August 6. The races un
der the auspices of the ViaUeJo Driving
Park Association commenced today. Lady,
Grace won the 2:30 class trot, beet time,
2:1816. Chchalls won the 2:20 pace In
straight heats; best time, 2:17.
STAGQ HELD UP.
Rosehurg, August 6. The Roseburg and
Coos Bay stage going west was held up '
this morning by one robber with a re
volt?, and the mail sacks taken, at u
point three miles this side of Camas
HORR AND HARVEY CLOSE.
Chicago, August 6. Ilorr and Harvey'
today summed up their ten days' debate
In lengthy statements. Each went over
the ground covered In the debate. -
THE COUNTY COURT.
Routine Business Tra.rsacted Poll Ta
The county court transacted consider
able bustneau yesterday, mor or less of a .
routine nature. Some 84,000 of bills were
audited and ordered paid and various
bridge maltttrs were considered.
The quewtlon of assissalng and collecting
poll taxes v.a taken up with Assesr
G.bbons. The court was Of the opinion
that She law should be fully and strictly
enforced, regairctass of persons or politi
cal Influence, and that If assessed and col
lected from one, all should be made to
(ay. It was also thought that a test
case Should be mad and pushed to a fln
kt. Commissiorer Wooden suggested that
n.o right minded citizen Would object to
paying his dollar if all ailke were cim
pollwl to do so, and that the county
could not afford to support a lot of
people who never paid a cent towards
lis government. After some discussion the
mutter was taken und.r advisement..