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HILLSBORO. WASHINGTON COO'. WKGOX, FRIDAY, AUGUST J:5, 1007
auyou.. It notour practice to atop
r-p... .uui uiunrg KilIU 10. Anyone
uol wmliing the psr must notily the
lumuer or wiey will be held liable lor
u uimTiiniiin price.
OFFICIAL COUNTY 1'AFEK.
ONK UOI.I.AK l-I.K VKAKI.V ADVANIK
entered at the PoMofflc at Hill
ma man u aecona-ciaaa mall matter,
wmcial paper of Washington County,
Republican in Politics.
bvkktiuino lU rmi: liUplay, 6U cent
an inrli, single column, (or (our Inser
tion; ruuding uoti,e, out) cent a word
e it'll lnartlou (uotlilnic 1cm than 15
cents) ; proluxHiouul card, ona inch, ft
a mount ; iixige card, is year. aya-
imu quarterly, (notices ant resolution!
I roe to a.lvertlmntf lodges).
C. B. TONGUE
ATTO UN E V-AT-LA W
Offlce: Rooms 3. 4 and 6. Morgan Blk.
W. N. BARRETT
Offlca: Central block, Rooms 6 and 7,
Office, in L' ii ion lilk., with H. B. Huiiton
TIIOS. II. TONGUE JR.
Jflicc kooius J, 4 and 6, Moruan Block
MARK 15. BUMP,
Notary Public and
O. F- SHELDON.
Attorney - tit
Office Over WeiirunR's Store, Second 8t
yearn exiierience In th.
courts o( Michigan
I practice id any
JOHN M. WALL,
Office upstairs, Bailey Morgan Blk.
HILLSBORO, - OREGON.
8. T. LINKLATER. M. BK C. M.
PHYSICIAN AND 8UROEON.
Office, upxtairs, over The Delta Drug
Store. Office hours 8 to 12; 1 to 6, and
In the evening from 7 to 8 o'clock.
J. p. TAMIESIE, M. D.
S. r. H. n. SURGEON
RMl.lenwcn.fr Third and p
l.ir. over iwlladru elnre: hour. S.SOlolim.
trow 1 "lie dr.. Mre. All cell promptly sue
wared dajr or ntKbl
F. A. BAILEY, M. D.
PHYSICIAN AND BURGEON
Offlce: Morgan-Bailey block, up
stairs, room. IS. II and 15. Residence
B. W. cor. Hase Una and Second sU.
r. J. BAILEY, M. D.
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON
Offlce: Morgan-Bailey block, up
talra with V. A. Bailey. Residence,
N E. corner Third and Oak its.
A. B. BAILEY, M. D.,
PHYSICIAN AND Sl'KGKON,
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from .' ' " ... i.-i iihi i.l.ut.
Iblra bonne norm : 1 . r u..h
Ji.VT . .Handed 1T or Bllt. Both
L. K. FISKE
COHNKLll'S," : : OKECiON
Dr. B. P. Shepherd,
(Nuccecsor to Ir. A. Burrl
At hi r.na over City ?rt vwy
Tu.ly, ThurMay an-t naturu.y.
President CalllornU CollW lUrtrpathf
. 1 Th., end l'rsctica.
The OreRonlan and lnd
pendent, one year, 82.
F0RCASTS CERTAIN VICTORY.
President Small Oaelaraa That 95
Par Cant af Commercial Teleg
raphers Hava Struck.
Orezonian Au 5r
At a meeting yesterday the strik
ing telegraphers voted to appoint
committee to enlist the aid of prom
ment business men and coranier
cial organizations in their efforts to
have President Roosevelt take
band In a settlement of the strike
i be sentiment at the meeting was
against arbitration unless the presi
dent should be a member of the
board. The committee began its
work yesterday and will continue
its efforts today.
Conditions iu the Western Union
and Postal offices in this city re
mained unchanged yesterday. The
number ot operators remained the
same, although some changes have
been made in the personnel.
Prepare for a 90 days' siege,"
was the advice given the Portland
strikers in a communication that
was received yesterday from Presi
dent Small. The suggestion, how
ever, bad been anticipated here
when the strikers had rented rooms
for headquarters and paid for the
rent a month in advance. ' The
same communication informed the
strikers that 95 percent of the com
mercial telegraphers throughout
the country are out pn the strike.
All that is necessary for us to
do is to stand together to the fin
ish," said an operator yesterday,
ana that is what we are going to
do. If we stick together we believe
that we can win for there are not
enough non-union operators in the
country, who, if they could all be
JjUvMn'uce to 8 to work, would not
be a sufficient force to equip the
telegraph offices with a complete
are receiving good
support, subscriptions to our strike
fund from friends and business
men having been received to the
amount of $425. We now hava a
committee at work interviewing the
business men of Portland who will
be asked to take the initiative in
demanding that the telegraph com
panies submit to an early settle
ment of the strike. The business
men who were seen by our commit
tee today unanimously agreed to
use their influence to see that jus
tice was done all parties interest
ed." There was received at strikers'
headquarters yesterday a copy of
the resolutions that were adopted at
the annual convention of the Inter
national Typographical Union at
Hot Springs, Ark., last week. In
this resolution the printers pledge
the commercial telegraphers their
moral and financial support. The
greatest inconvenience experienced
by the local Western Union office is
in delivering messages.
Favors the C. & E.
Crews are being added to the sur
vey of the Corvallis Sc Eastern into j
central Oregon, and a belief is grow
ing that the recent visit to that re
gion by Julius Kruttschnitt, head of
maintenance and operation depart
ment; J. P. O'Brien, general mana
ger, and W. W. Cotton, general at
torney of the Iiarriraan lines, will
result in the beginning of construc
tion work within the next 90 days.
Crews of surveyors have been
sent into the field from several di
rections. A crew equipped for two
months' field work was started into
the hills from Detroit toward Hogg
Pass several weeks ago. Another
crew took a direction southeast from
that point and will look for easier
grades over the summit. A third
crew was sent via Shaniko into the
Prineville country and another
stat ted from that point toward Sis
ters, in the foothills of the east
slopes of the Cascades. It is now
apparent that a thorough reconais
sance is to be made cf the country
from Detroit to Prineville and prob
ably farther east.
When the high officials of the
system returned from the Madras
trip it was reported from an undeni
ably good authority and that they
had practically decided to favor the
extension of the Corvallis & Eastern
to Madras and Prineville. There
has been no official statement on
the subject, but it has for sometime
been known that Mr.'Harriman
in the humor to buuu into central
Oregon and probably through the
state to Ontario should the strin
gent labor conditions and other dif
ficulties be somewhat modified for
the better this fall.
At the present time, it is said
there is so great a scarcity of labor
and the difficulties and delays in
getting construction material deliv
ered are so discouraging, that the
railroad builders are eoinjr slow in
the inauguration of any new con
These conditions favor the exten
sion of the C. & E. as against th
immediate building of the Oregon
Eastern, lor it would be easier to
get men to deliver material and sup
plies for this work than for any oth
er one of the central Oregon routes
Kesiuents 01 central Uregon say
they must have a railroad by the
ime the cropping season arrives for
grain next year, in order to deter
mine the question of crops to be put
in. The C. & E. route would give
Crook countv a railroad quicker
than any other survey made.
A valuable cow, and half a dozen
chickens dead, Mrs. Fuller ill, was
the result of mistaking lead arsen
ate for common salt at the Ceorge
Fuller home Tuesday. Arsenate
had been used for spraying trees,
It is a deadly poison. It resembles
ordinary salt in appearance. Salt
is what Mrs. Fuller thought it to
be, until six chickens had died
from the effects of it, and the fami
ly cow, which had been "salted"
with it; was in the throes of death.
She tasted the stuff to see if it was
not salt, and held it in her mouth
until she was affected by the poison.
Prof. Knisely was appealed to for
an anidote for the cow, and ferric
hydrate was administered, but not
until too late, and the animal died.
Mrs. Fuller was not seriously
a fleeted and recovered within a
short time. The horses got some
of the poison, but not enough to be.
of consequence. Corvallis Times.
Meteor Drops Into Ocean.
Everybody out of doors at Ama-
ganzett, L. L, was startled last
Sutulay evening on hearing a ter
rific roar, and at the same time saw
a blazing mass shooting through
the heavens over the ocean appar
ently only a little way out from
snore. The blazing object appeared
to many to be about 20 feet in diam
eter. Those who witnessed the
flight, say the meteor must have
weighed several tons. When it
struck the ocean huge breakers
came tumbling shoreward. Several
bathing pavilions were washed
away and fisherman's nets were
battered from their moorings, while
considerable damage was caused to
prope'rty along the ocean front,
Great numbers of dead fish were
The first school fair ever held in
Benton county will convene in Cor
vallis August 29, and last until the
evening of the 31st. The lair will
be along agricultural lines, and the
school children ot the county will
furnish the exhibits of vegetables
and other farm products. It will
not be exclusively for agricultural
products, but will also include many
exhibits ot needle work, cooking.
drawing, writing, etc.
Albert Phenis, staff correspon
dent of the "Manufacturers Re
cord," of Baltimore, and one of the
country's best posted correspon
dents on industrial subject, is mak
ing a study of Oregon and the Pa
cific Northwest, in connection
with a trip including all of the
Pacific coast. The report of Mr.
Phenis will he decidedly compli
mentary to Oregon.
KKIing or driving hone, 9 years olj ;
pacer. For particulars inquire ( John
Howard, Laurel, Or, .
ON rilY' EprMBER 6.
Han. WIH' H- T,,t Secretary af
War, is'"" Da In Portland
ans'Ski tn Evening.
Secret!!)' Taft kit Washington
Saturday 00 the : Lr:t stage of his
trio to Manila. Jk- nude a notable
speech at Columbus, O . Sunday.
At Seattle be -will 1 joined by
members of bis family. Mr. Taft
will return in Detemlier, via Suez,
complctiug fr'P anmud the world,
Hon. William II. Taft, secretary
of war, will JaV Port
land Friday, September 6th. He
will speak at the Armory in the
evening at 8 o'clock and seats will
be reserved for every editor, for the
officers of every commercial and in
dustrial body, for the members of
the last legislature, the state officers
the mayor of every city, and a lim
ited number of delegates from all
of. the commercial bodies through
out Oregon, bat tlie-e names must
be reported and reservations made
by Monday, Septemler 2nd, by ad
dressing Tom Richardson, secretary
of the Oregon Development league,
Everybody in the state will be
welcome at tbis meeting, in addi
tion to the reservations mentioned,
aud it is desired that the larger' por
tion of the audience be from out
side of Portland.
A rate of a fare and a third tor
the round trip has been made for
the occasion from Pendleton and all
points west on the (). R. & N., and
from Rost-burgand all points north
on the Southern Pacific.
Commissioner Newell Replies to
In'reply tcMht Vter of tl
Oregonian, I wiM
to say at the
start that the fruit growers of Ore
gon and the memWrs of the State
Board of Horticulture have no quar
rel to pick with Mr. RsseU; that
we have nothing but the kindliest
feeling for him and his comrany
We have welcomed him to the state
n competition with our honia insti
tutious with much the same feeling
that Portland has shown to Mr. Hill
with his railroad. It was certainly
not the purpose of Mr. Reid to dis
credit the Seattle firm, but merely
to show that as usual, the Oregon
grower was not able to get the
prices that market conditions war
rant, such, prices as are being ob
tained in' other localities for similar
The entrance of the Seattle firm
into Oregon territory meant the sav
ing of several hundred tons of cher
ries that would otherwise have gone
to waste, and also a substantial in
crease in prtces. l or that we are
grateful. But the Oregon grower
has always suffered a severe loss on
Bartlett pears for canning purposes
in comparison with the prices paid
to California growers, and we were in
hopes that much letter prices would
prevail this year. They Jo not
seem to materialize, hence the dis
In California this year canneries
are paying $50 per ton for windfall
Bartletts, and from 5;o to f 35 per ton
for choice fruit; here in Oregon the
best offers we are able to obtain for
the choice grades is $25 per ton.
Certainly a wide difference and one
that fully justifies the Oregon grow
ers in complaining vigorously. The
consumer pays just as much for
Oregon pears as for the California
pack, in fact we Lave reason to be
lieve that the cbicest pack on the
market is the Oregon fruit. In
quiry today from the wholesale gro
cers shows that they are paying
$4. 30 per case ( 2 dozen cans) for
the choice grades, $3 80 for the stan
dard grade and j,V40 for seconds.
Now then we kt"w pretty nearly
the expense of canning and it is safe
to say that 1 ton of pears, when
canned, will cost not to exceed $ too,
and at the price given will sell for
from $ 1 70 f 1 15- A profit equal to
that of the steel trust in selling armor-plate
to the Government.
1 Oregon groww are convinced by
efforts made this season to sell pears
to California packers that there is a
clear understanding among the can
nerymen that the California men
are not to invade the Oregon terri
tory under any conditions. Oue
reason why California packers art
willing to do this is because they
can always get their labels placed
on pears caryjexl iu Oregon. That
this practice will be followed agaiu
this year is evidenced by the fact
that the California Canning Com
pany's labels were placed oa Royal
Ann cherries packed 111 Portland this
Iu Mr. Russell's letter he entirely
ignores the price issue, which is the
main feature of Mr. Reid's interview.
WILBUR K. NEWELL.
County Treasurer William A.
Buchanan and Mrs. Caroline Max
field, both of Corvallis, were married
at the home of the bride Thursday
evening, Rev. C. T. Hurd officia
ting. There were over 40 guests
present and the bride and groom
were recipients of a goodly number
of fine weduiug presents. After a
short honeymoou, they will be at
home to their friends, in Corvallis,
after August 20. Mrs. Maxfield is
well known among the students of
the O. A. C. several from this city
having bearded at her house.
Figs as large and perfectly devel
oped as those raised in the most
favored portions of California are
grown at the towu home of Mrs. E.
F. Lucas in Monmouth. Speci
mens of the fruit were brought to
Dallas, Wednesday, by Mrs. Mar
tha Cosper, who had leen visiting
in the Normal School town. The
figs were of delicious flavor, and
were far superior to the California
fruit usually found in the Oregon
Mrs. Luca9 tree is seven years
old, the cutting having been
broueht from Calitomta in, 1 000.
The trre IS making a luxuriant
growth and has already reached a
height of 12 feet. Three crops of
fruit are borne each year. The
specimens brought to Dallas by
Mrs. Cosper included ripe and green
fruit of the second crop and half-
grown fruit of the third crop. The
tree has been in bearing four years.
It has long been known that cer
tain varieties of figs will thrive and
bear abundantly in the Willamette
valley, but no effort has yet been
made to raise this fruit as a com
mercial crop. A tree on the farm
of Dr. Victor Fink, on Salt Creek,
bears abundantly each year, and a
number of fine healthy trees are to
be found in James Elliott's orchard
south of Dallar. The successful
experiments in producing this semi
tropical fruit in the Willamette val
ley are only another evidence of the
wonderful soil and climate of Wes
tern Oregon. Polk Co. Observer.
There's a lot of patfcfactiou in a shoo which
after month' of wear, nerda only I'olish to "look
like, new." You will find comfort, ease and profit
in the HAMILTON-nilOWN SHOES.
Your children will want something pretty and
mod. Come and nee our
better con bo waJo. Our
H irKery House.
NEW COMET '
IS FIRST SIGHTED FROM SHIP.
The Disoevery af a New Cam. t ha.
Create. Much Interest-Watches'
Every Available Instant.
A comet is to be seen on the east
ern horizon about 3 o'clock every
rooming. It is small and dim aud
remains visible only a short time,
as the dawn soon overpowers its
teeble rays, being so uear the sky
line it cannot be seen unless the
night is clear.
As soon as the discovery of the
new comet was announced, it was
watched every available instant by
the United States Naval Observato
ry. Results obtained here were
compared by cable and telegraph
with the calculations ot other watch
ers of the heavens all over the
world. Sunday night, and for as
many nights lo come as the strang
er is visible, a hundred of the keen
est eyes and finest brains in the
world will weigh, measure, time
and analyze the newcomer.
The New York Sun of August 12
coutaius the following account ol
the sighting of the comet at sea:
The Insular Line steamship
Brooklyn, in yesterday from Porto
Rico, entertained passengers with
spectacular sea, sky and other
changes on the voyage. On the
second day out a school of 14 w hales
apparently mistaking the steamship
for their grandfather, nestled along
side, keeping her company for sev
eral hours, blowing and breaching
and trolicking afyer the manner of
cetaceans that have never been near
Amagansett and know no fear
One too familiar creatuie that
bumped against the starboard side
lot . vltML wtatk nl - Wer- Main,
and waving his flunks and splash
inz the liner, he headed otT tier
At 4:30 o'clock Friday morning
Captain McLean, who was in
charge of the bridge, saw a lumi
nous geyser shaped form rise above
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the eastern horizon. Later, after
all of the glowing figure was visi
ble, the skipper knew it was a com
et, and one of the biggest he had
ever seen. He bad seen 00 account
of a recently-discovered comet, and
he decided that he probably was
among the first observers of it at
sea. It lost itself in the maris
glare. At breakfast the akipper
told his passengers about bis celes
tial find,- and all of them got np
before dawn on Saturday and saw
the comet rise and vanish. Its
head pointed to the horizon lint
and it looked like a huge pyrotech
nic shuttlecock descending.
Music by Electricity.
One of the greatest wonders ot
this electric age is the telharmo
uium, purely an electrical machine,
yet with this invention any music
can be prouueea. ihe telnarmo
uium must not be confused with the
telephone for the electrical device
does not reproduce music but
makes it. At the central station
where the apparatus and keyboard
are located there is no sound save
the whirring of electrical machin
ery but a hundred miles away, ov
er a thousand slender wires, all
the music of a great orchestra is is
suing from telephone receivers pro
vided with small megaphone horns.
The music is sufficiently powerful
to fill the ordinary room, the vol
ume of the tone corresponding to a
violin or piano.
Not only is the telharmouium a
wonder to the layman but it is al
most as interesting and astonishing
to the engineer on account of its
manifold circuits, its mysterious op
erations and the embodiment of the
well-known laws of vibration. The
device is the invention of Dr. Thad
deus Cahill and has been thorough
ly tested in New York. The per
feet results obtainable are surpris
ing; the clear, perlect notes, the
wonderful harmony, and the great
raugc 01 musical uuics uuiiicu uuty
by the capacity of the human ear to
distinguish the separate tones.
In the popular voting contest tor
queen of the coming regatta at As
toria, 1 1 arret Talleut, aaugnter 01 a
W. Talleut, was the successful can
didate with a total of n,373VOtes.
teach the loose leaf, the card Imlec, the
Imoklteeping. Chattier 1. our shorthand;
uuiuurn lum,. ..,.-....
any bank, any newspaper In Portland.
m r J u
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by an up-to-date Groc
sales make it posfible
e . a
goods. Not a shop
Grocery and Shoe Store