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HILLSBOUO. WASHINGTON COUNTY, OKEGOX, FRIDAY. OCT. 20, 1900.
IUVING BATH, JVBUsiina.
OFFICIAL COUNTV PAFEK.
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ble quarterly, (notices and resolutions
free to advertising lodge).
C. B. TONGUE
ATTORN E.Y-AT LAW
Office: Rooms 3. 4 and 6. Morgan Blk.
W. N. BARRETT
ATTORNEV AT LAW
Office: Central Hlock, Rooms 6 and 7.
ATTORN EY-AT LAW
Office, In Union Illk., with H. D. Huston
TIIOS. II. TONGUE JR.
Jiiioe : kooms J, 4 and 5. Morgan BlocK
8. T. LINKLATER. M. B. C. M.
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON.
Office, upstairs, over The Ikilta Drug
Store. Office hours-8 to 12 ; 1 to tt, ami
In tiie evening from 7 to 9 o'clock.
J. P. TAMIESIE, M. D.
B. P. R. R. SURGEON
Rnldencx corner Third and Main; offle op
lairiovar KeltartruK lr; luiiira, a.suioiJu.
1 lo 6 an.l 7 In Y u. m. Ti'lephuue lo rwKileiu
from Delia dm alma. All cam prompuj a.
r a rati day or nixhl.
F. A. BAILEY, M. D.
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON
Office: Monjan-nalley block, op
talra, rooms IV. 13 and IS. Residence
8. W. cor. Uase Line and Second sts.
F. J. BAILEY, M. D.
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON
Office: Morgan-Haltey block, up
stairs with F. A. Bailey. Residence,
N. E. corner Third and Oak sts.
A. D. BAILEY, M. D.,
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON,
Omooer BallfT'i lrug Xtora. Olflfa houn
rnim ,) U li, 1:00 loit, and 7 to . Ueli1enot
t bird hixiw nortli if city elrctrts Unlit plant,
tail, promptly aituuded dar or UIkIiI. Holb
MARK 11. HUMP,
Notary Public and Collections.
Of the best Fish, Game and
Meats. Our delivery is prompt
and in all parts of Hillsboro.
We have inaugerated a
new Schedule in 'Prices
and this together with our de
livery system makes this Hills
boro' s popular market.
Corwin & Hcidcl.
Having purchased the Central
Meat Market, we wish to announce
to former patrons and the public,
that we have established a free de
livery and have reduced the prices
on all meats. For the btrst cuts
and best service possible we res
pectfully solicit your patronage.
DR. A. A. BURRIS,
PiaoaiH cur! without drugs or sur
eery ny magnetic osteopathy, the new
science of drugleaa healing. Consulta
tion Ire. Office over the bakery.
Hop Growers' Sample" n l correspond
ence solicited with a view to buylrg
their hops at ruling market prices.
Hans C Wahlberg,
aai W Morrison St., Cor. 1st,
TortlanJ. Telephone, TaciCe tW.
F0R AHRCST ,N SNYDIRCASE
Th Widow Claims She Has Told All
Sho Knows About the Caae-
Not Enough to Convlet.
The Portland Telegram of Mon
day says of the Snyder case
That Carey M. Snyder was mur
dered by some one known to Georgel
Perry and that Perry and a cracks
man using the name of Kougers,
who lives at Kansas City or in that
vicinity, were implicated in the rob
bery of the Forest Grove bank, is so
firmly believed by the Washington
county authorities that it is said
warrants of arrest will be issued im
mediately and the Kansas City po
lice asked to take the suspects into
Disclosures withheld until she re
ceivcd word from R. M. Suyder.
her father-in-law, to talk freely,
were made Saturday and yesterday
to District Attorney Allen and Dep
uty District Attorney Tongue, of
Hillsboro, by Mrs Madge Snyder,
the widow of the murdered man,
and may stir those officials to action.
Not only did Mrs. Snyder name
Rodgers as the accomplice of Perry
in the bank robbery, but she gave
what is regarded as the most damag-
, evidence against perry in
nection with the murder of her hus
The revelations made by Mrs.
Snyder were followed by a scene in
one of the rooms on the second floor
of the Portland Hotel. The pretty
widow took umbrage at what she
regarded as a reflection by Mr. Al
len on her conduct since she has
been in Portland and, her face flush
ing: with anger, darted at him. He
held her wrists until she was calm
er, explaining that he had meant no
offense by the remark.
During the conference, Mrs. Sny'
der became suspicious and sudden
ly walked to the door and opened
it. Former City Detective Vaughn
stood at the door, and directing him
to enter the room, she shook her fist
menacingly in his face and in a
voice that teemed with passion de
clared: "Mr. Vaughn, I understand that
you have been talking about me
and have said a good many things
that are not nice. Now, I am only
a woman and am out here without
the protection of relatives, but if
you say anything more about me I
shall hunt you up, place a revalver
at your head and let it go do you
understand? And I want Mr. Allen
and Mr. Tongue to hear it."
Mrs. Snyder has not only informed
the officials that Rodgers is the
name used by the man she says as
sisted Terry in the robbery of the
Forest Grove bank, but she informed
them that if they would look qyer
the records of the Pacific States Tel
ephone & Telegraph company they
would find where such a person tel
ephoned her husband from Portland
ou the Monday or Tuesday preced
ing the bank robbery. They are
said to have since discovered this to
be the case.
"My husband told me they were
trying to get him into the affair,"
she said, "and that Rogers was a
noted cracksman, who lived in Kan
sas City or near there, and was well
known to Perry. Rodgers once tel
ephoned my husband from Port
land. What they talked about I
do not know."
Mrs. Snyder, relative to the mur
der of her husband, made the state
ment that some time before his dis
appearance he loaned his revolver
to Perry. It was a Smith & Wes
son jScaliber special revolver.
This revolver was found beside Car
ey Snyder's remains, and a bullet
from one of its chambers had been
sent through his head. The wea
pon is a powerful one, otherwise
the bullet might have been imbed
ded in the skull and recovered by
'Terry has said that he did not
meet my husband when the latter
went to Portland to meet him,"
said the widow. "Well, he did
meet him. This revolver
loaned to Perry by my husband
some time be tore the bank robbery
and Perry had it December 4. when
my husband went to Portland to
meet him. He must have seen
Perry or the revolver would not
have been beside the remains.
There was no one else he could
have procured the weapon from."
Mrs. Snyder has also given the
authorities other damaging evidence
against Perry. She says that Per
ry pawned his gold watch at Marx
& Bloeh'i establishment in Port
land for $33, and that the pawn cer
tificate was given Carey Snyder by
Perry for safe keeping.
"The day my husband left home
to go to Portland and meet Perry,"
said Mrs. Snyder, "he took this
nawn ticket with him. It had been
keot in the uooer drawer of a bur
ean, and my husband took it out, the track, but was struck and man
saying: 'I might as well take this Q a horrible r, one leg
ticket to Tortland and give it to being cut off, both arms broken, his
Georee. I euess he has plenty of
money since that Forest Grove rob
bery was pulled off, and will want
to take his watch out of pawn."
Investigation has disclosed the
fact that Perry took his watch out
of pawn at Marx & Bloch s place on
December 4, the day Mrs. Snyder
says that her husband carried the
ticket to him in this city.
The delay in issuing warrants for
Perry and Rodgers, it is said, is due
to a belief on the part of the officials
that Carey Snyder was implicated
in the plot to rob the Forest Grove
bank, though he may not have ac-
tually taken part in the commission
of the crime. Mrs. Snyder steadily
denies the truth of this theory, and
when asked why she had withheld
such valuable information until she
heard lrom her father-in-law, said:
"I have told you all along that if
you would take some action, I
would do all I could to help you.
But you have kept hanging back
and done nothing until I grew dis-
"How do I know that you will
arrest this man? You will let him
flee and then my own life will be in
danger. I may be killed in order to
get me out of the way at any time.
My father-in-iaw said to tell you all
I know, and I have done so."
For a while Mrs. Snyder was so
angry that she announced her inten
tion of going home, subpoena or no
subpoena. District Attorney Allen
told her that if she would make no
trouble and remain in the city until
next Saturday, there would probab
ly be developements that would
cause her to be willing to stay here
and see the affair through. She
took this to mean that warrants will
be issued and the authorities at
Kansas City wired to arrest Perry
and to try to locate Rodgers. There-
upon she said she would remain in
the city and not try to return to
The Oregonian of Tuesday morn
ing contains the iollowing:
District Attorney Harrison Allen,
of Washington county, has issued
an official statement, in which he
declares that he is baffled in his at-
tempt to bring to justice the mur-
derers of Carey M. Snyder and the
robbers ot the Forest Grove bank,
because the widow of the slain man
refuses to impart information so ur
gently sought for by the prosecu
Numerous sessions have been
held here and in Hillsboro for the
purpose of persuading Mrs. Snyder
to break her long silence and give
the information that would lead to
arrest and prosecution of the guilty,
District Attorney Allen, Deputy
District Attorney Tongue and De-
tective Vaughn hava used all hon-
orable means to persuade Mrs. Sny-
der to tell all she knows of the rob-
bery and murder, but they have not
resorted to "sweatbox" methods.
While the case appears to be end
ed. District Attorney Allen says he
will not quit, but that he will make
further efforts to secure information
from Mrs. Snyder. Mr. Allen
V.t 1 . .
uMuics ucr ana t. ai. nvder l
Kansas City (Mo.) millionaire, fath
er of the murdered man, for the pres
ent unsatisfactory situation.
Throughout long sessions of un-
Continued on lourth Tage.)
J. H. DONALDSON KILLED.
Attempted to Cross in front of
R. A N. Train , Hof.
riblf M sag sd'.
On Saturday evening last at 6;io,
a work train on tie Pacific Railway
& Navigation Co.'s line ran over
and killed James H. Donaldson, at
Billings crossiag, just north of the
city. Donaldson was going home,
1 .... . ...t1.1 ... ...
pusning a wu. -.now on wmcn
wer 'wo sack50f Ptatoe3- When
be reached the track he evidently
saw the train approaching, for he
- rushed ahead and attempted tocioss
chest ripped open and intestines,
- &eart aua 1UD' "Pea
Dr. A. B. Bailey and Coroner
Brown were summoned and the
body taken to Patterson's undertak
JDg establishment where a coroners'
jurv examined the remains. The
coroner summoned a jury and the
evidence of Charles F. Follett, engi
neer: Harry L. McLaughlin,
fireman; Kdward Rolling and Gar
ence C. Jackson, laborers for the
company, riding in on the train at
the time, and August Tews, who
saw the accident from the street,
was an to the effect that the acci
dent was unavoidable and caused by
the deceased trying to cross the
tracks when the train was too near
him. They snore that the bell was
rineiue from the time the train had
heft the wood yud. and that the en
gineer blew the whistle as soon as
he saw Donaldson, but as the old
gentleman wasiery deaf, he probab-
jy did not tea it. After hearing
the evidence .r.r Ltatementbv Dr
Bailev. the iurVbtQuirht in a verdict
that the accidebt vas unavoidable
and acquitted the esginee r from any
Mr. Donaldson ms just 58 years
of age, his birthdaj being on the
day of his death.' le was a native
of Pennsylvania, atd when a young
man went to Iowa Twenty-three
years ago he came to Oregon, and
for the past twelve or fourteen years
has been a resided of Hillsboro.
He leaves a wife and two children,
the youngest of whom lives at home.
The other is Mrs. John Beauchamp,
of Lyle, Wash. Another daughter,
Miss Carrie, died last April of con
sumption. The luneral was held
from the Christian church in this
city on Monday, Elder Sias preach
ing the sermon. The remains were
interred in Odd Eellows cemetery.
This is the first fatal accident that
has occurred on the new railroad,
and no one regrets it more than the
crew who were in charge of the train
last Satutday evening. The widow
is in poor circumstances, it is said,
and this untimely taking away of
the bread-winner of the family is
very unfortunate .as well as a sad
calamity, and the sympathy of the
community go out to the wife and
daughters in tbeir time of bereave-
To the Poor House.
A Portland daily of recent date
has the following:
White Alfred B. Wilcox was
wending his way to the County
Hospital, Mrs. Wilcox was hunting
up a lawyer in order to bring a suit
for a divorce. And thereby hangs
a tale of a father-in-law's devotion
to the woman in the case. Wilcox
was served with a copy of the cotn-
plaint yesterday afternoon by De-
puty Sheriff Kelly.
Married 18 years ago at Davis,
lived happily together until a short
time ago. The husband and defen
dant in the case is suffering from a
peculiar affliction, having no con
trolofthe muscles of his face and
head when he attempts to speak,
but he declares that he had no di
sease at the time of his marriage.
A short time ao Wilcox's father
died at Cornelius, Or. His daughter-in-law,
Mrs. Wilcox, had been
taking care of him for months, and
after the old man had passed away,
it was discovered that he had willed
nearly everything to her.
Wilcox now declares that his
wife simply wants to be rid of him
so she can do as she likes with her
I newly acquired wealth. He has
! employed Attorney Jay Upton to
see if he does not have some lights
in the matter, and the divorce pro
ceedings will be contested. The
Wilcoxes have three children, aged
12, 14 and 16 years. The husband
is said to have sent word to his wife
yesterday, before he knew that he
had been sued for a divorce, that he
would like to see her, but she is
said to have informed him that he
"needn't come around "
The Wilcox whose estate is al
leged to have caused domestic strife
was for many years editor of the
Rock County Banner, a well-known
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This is how The Dalles Optimist
advocates the resurrection of a lost
art: "A lot of smart doctors are
now saying that they can take the
cussedness out of a boy by an oper
ation on uis head. Our forebears
used to prefotm various operations
on their sons for the same purpose,
the instrument being a stave or slip
per or, in refined circles, a hair
brush. These operations were not
performed on the head! Far from
it! But they were usually pretty
effective! It they were repeated of-
tener now there would be less cigar
ette smoking, less boy criminals and
less use for reform schools."
There's a lot of Satisfaction
in a hoe which after month's ot
wear, needs only polish to "Look
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ease and profit in tlie
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ifj f fa if 11
4- a. m v bbv
TWO TO EIGHT
FEET OF SNOW
COLORADO AND TEXAS.
Oregon Enjoying Balmy Autumn.
Minnesota and Wisconsin
Banked with Snow.
Oregon is a most favorable coun
try, for while other states are suffer
ing with the severe cold and many
are snow-bound, the weather here
is as warm as May. Not a flake of
snow has fallen thus far this year
and we have had but three frosts,
none of which has done any dam
age. The snow storm east of the
mountains which began last Friday
lasted for several days and was sev
ere throughout Kastern Colorado,
Southern Wyoming, Northern New
Mexico, Western Texas and West
ern Kansas and Nebraska. It is
said to be the heaviest October
snowstorm of which there is any re
cord. The total snowfall in Denver
was 27 inches. The temperature
hovered around the freezing mark,
though comaratively little damage
has been done. According to stock
men who are in Denver, the cattle
on the ranges will not suffer greatly
as a result of the storm. They are
said to be in excellent condition and
well able to withstand a hard storm.
Trains on both the mountain and
prairie roads were greatly delayed
and some city streets were rendeied
At Deluth, Minn., it is reported
that from 6 to 8 feet of snow fell
and railroad travel was delayed for
many hours. The actual fall of
snow in Denver last Friday night
was 27 inches, but in some portions
of the state it was four feet or more.
Four feet of snow is reported on the
track at Lincoln, Colo., a high gale
blowing, drifting the snow badly.
A dispatch from Cheyenne datec
October 23 says Wyoming is in the
grasp of the worst blizzard in the
history ot the state. Old timers
concede they have never seen any
thing to equal the present storm,
which has raged for four days. All
railroad lines out of Cheyene were
Eleven hundred Rock Island pas
sengers are snow bound at Limon,
Colby and Genoa, Colo. No freights
are moving and snowplows are
working day and night. All pas
senger trains on the Union Pacific
have been tied up for two days at
Cheyenne, Wyo., and Sidney, Neb.
In Colorado and Wyoming snow
covers the ground at depths ranging
from 20 inches to 6 feet. All rail
road lines in the state are blocked.
Do not forget that you can get school
supplies at McCormick's muHic store.
Everything in school supplies except
I school books.
No better made. No better can be made. Our
guarantee goes with every pair
Our line of
is the finest in the county.
Everything usually carried by an ap-to-iate Grornr Honse. Ou
immToaesalMu.ak-itrKHrtt.lslofMtoearry Str.eUj Ima goods
Not a shop worn article in th establishment.
The old Reliable Corner
going to "do
up" Jouathao Bourne for the Unit
ed States senator. That's the way
it looked from the start.
Fire destroyed the Chamber of
Commerce building at Kansas City,
Kan., Weduesday morning. Sev
eral lives were lost and fifty people
injured. Loss on the building is
placed at $60,000.
Hello! Ia this Hillsboro?
Please tell the people of the good
time the Cougregatioualists are go
ing to give to all at Wehrung's Hall,
Hallowe'en. Supper at 6 o'clock,
25 cents. Entertainment at 8
o'clock, 10 cents admission to those
who take supper tickets lor enter
tainment. Look out for the fine
W. II. Scott of Scowins Valley was
in town Friday inuuiritiK if snylnxly
wanted any bear. He has killed or
helped killed ton this summer and wants
a couple more to make an even dozen.
Moat of them he has killed for sport, hut
one last week because it was necessary.
He was going along a path in the woods
when a bear came rushing at bim not
more tlmn thirty feet away, when he
first saw it. He had his gun on his
shoulder hut no shall in it. By the time
he got a shell in and a bead on the beast
it was close on bim. Fortunately the
first shot did the business and bruin
dropped so near that be could reach it
with bis gun. If our bear killing presi
dent wants to get some game he ought
to come out here to Oregon. Scott says
he will guarantee to find bim a bear any
day. Forest Gro-e Times.
Farm H5 acres in Shady Brook, Sg
miles north ofGlencoe; 05 acres in cul
tivation, 35 In pasture; mile from a
milk route, j mile from school. Inquire
at this office. ocl'idpd
The Designer For November.
In The Designer for November is
to be found, in addition to the many
designs for winter apparel for ladies
and young folks, a special article
"For Those Who Wear Mourning;"
another on "Riding Habits" and
still a third on "Fashionable Furs'';
all beautifully illustrated. "The
Outdoor Baby in Winter" will please
not only the mothers but the child
ren, and "Leather Treatment for
the Library" offers novel sugges
tions for the use of the pyrographic
needle. There are three capital
Thanksgiving stories, and some ex
cellent bits of Thanksgiving verse.
Lessons in sewing, millinery, lace-
work, embroidery and knitting are
given, and there are two pages filled
with designs for home-made Christ
mas gifts. "Fashions and Fabrics,"
"Fashionable Frivolities," "Toilet-
Table Chat," ''Etiquette Hints" and
"Floriculture Talks" are among the
many other good things supplied by
authentic specialty writers, while
the departments edited by The De
signer readers "What Women are
Doing," "Helps Along the Way,"
and "The Mothers Advisory Club'
are lairly tingling with lively per
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