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"IT'S A COLD DAY WHEN WE GET UEPT."
HOOD 11IVEK, OREGON, FRIDAY, MA1CCJI 8, 1901.
HOOD RIVER GLACIER
J'ubllshed Kverjr Friday by
H. F. lil.YTIIK.
Term, of ubncrlplioli-1.iU a year when
The mll arrives from Ml. Hood at 10 o'clock
. m. Wednesday and Katiirda) i; departs tii
same days at noon.
hxr ( lieiioweth, leaves at a. in. Tuesday),
Tli unil ii vii and SHtiinlHv n; arrl vf at ft p. m, '
Kit tt hllc halinnn (W ah.) learVn daily at :44
. in.: arrlvin at 7:l."i p. m.
from While Salmon leaves for Kulda, lilliner.
Trout l ake and lilenwood dally at l A. M.
For Hitmen (Math.) leaves at iii'i p. in.; ar
riven at 2 p. in.
Al KKI, KKIIKKAH IiKlKKK l.dliiiK No
i 17, i. (I. (I. K, Meets Hint and third Moo
ds) s In each monlh.
Mix Kat Pavknpokt, N. O.
II. J. Ilininn. a.-, re i arv.
1ANBY I'OST, No. 16, O. A. K. -Meets at A.
(I. ('. W. Hall second and fourth hatnrdavs
lit each in i n t ti at 1 o do k p. in. All U. A. U.
meinour) Invited lo meet with iib.
T. J. I u.nmnu, Commander.
J. W. Kk.by, Adjutant.
1ASHY W. R. C, No. 16-Meet) first Hatur
V) day of each month in A. O. V. W. hall at 1
p. m. Mks. B K. Hhokmakkb, I'retident.
Mm. I'lifl l A In K ks, Secretary.
JIOOI) KIVKR I.OIXiK, No. A. r. and A.
J I M. Mecis Saturday evening onorbefoie
uch full moon. A hi. Haiim, W. M.
A. I' Hatkham, Secretary.
HOOD K1VKK CIIAI'TKK, No. 'J7, K. A. M
Meet) third Friday n i K 1 1 1 of each month,
r. 0. Ubcsici, II. p.
H. F. Daviiukin, Secreiair.
0(H) KIVKR CHAHTKR, No. '2.5, O. E. 8.
X 1 Meets second and fourth Tuesday even
ings oi eacu month. Isitors co.dially wel
comed. Mm. Kva B. 11 a vms, VV. M.
Jl. F. DAViDoy, Secretary.
OI.KTA AS8KMBI.Y, No. Ntt, Inlted Artisans.
Meels second Tuesday of each month at
Fraternal IihII. . C. rlKueilis, M. A.
I). McDonald, fiecrclary.
'Al't'OMA 1.0 1)1 IK, No. , K. of P. Meets
in A. O. I . v. hall every I neaday iilphu
DOHRANCK htlllU, L, C.
Frank L. Davimiom, K. of It. i 8.
1 IVKKSIfiK 1.01)1 iK. No. BH. A. O. V. W.
Jt Meeu lirtt and third Ha (unlay of each
iiionth. N. C. Evans. M. VV.
J. F. Watt, Financier. '
11. 1,, down, Recorder.
IDI.KWII.IIK 1.0IH1K, No. 11)7, I. O 0. F.
Meet) in Fralernal hull every Thursday
Bight. A. U. (iKTt'HCL, N.U.
J. K. Hanna, Hecratarr.
OOD HIVKR TKNT. No. 19 K . O. T. M..
mci'U at A. O. V. V. hall oil the timt and
third Friduya of each month.
J. K. Rand, Commander.
I1VKRSIDK LODliK NO. 40. DEGREE OF
HONOR. A. (). U. W.-Meeta Hrsl and
third Saturdays at 8 P. M.
M 8. i.korc.ia Rand, C. of H,
Mrs. ( has Clarke, Recorder.
CJUN8H1NE HOOIETY Meet lecond and
n fourth SutunUyi of each month at St
o'clock. Mimi I.kna Snkll, President.
Misa C'arrik Mi ti.kr, Secrctai) .
JJ F. SHAW, M. I).
Telephone No. 81.
All Calls Promptly Attended
Offlca upstairs over Everhart's store. All
rails left at the ottlce or residence will ba
promptly attended to,
JOHN LELAND IIKNDERSON
ATTORNKY-ATHW, ABSTRACTOR, NO
TARY Pt l'.LIC and REAL,
For 23 years a resident of Oieitonand Wash
ington, lias hud many yearn experience in
Real EstRle matiers, as abft actor, searcher nl
titles and tigem. Salinfiiction Karanieed or
F. WATT, M. D.
Surgeon for O. R. A N. Co. Is especially
equipped to treat catarrh of nose and throat
and diseases of women.
Sjiecial terms for oilice treatment of chronic
Telephone, office, 123, residence, 43.
J J. FREDERICK
CARPENTER AND BUILDER.
Estimate! furnished for all kinds of
work. Repairine a specialty. All kinds
of shop work. Shop on State Street,
between First and Second.
pAPERUANOINO, KALS0MI.V1NU, ETC.
If your walls are sick or mutilated, call oa
K. L. ROOD,
Consultation free. No charge for prescrip
tions. No cure no pay.
Offlca hours frj'n 6 A. M. till 8. P. M., and all
night If necessary.
JTCONOMY SHOE SHOP.
Men's half soles, hand (ticked, $1;
nailed, heat, 75c ; eecond 50e ; third, 40c.
Ladies' hand stitched, 75c; nailed, beet,
fiOc; second, 35. Best stock and work
in Hood River. C. WELDS, Prop.
JHE KLONDIKE CONFECTIONERY
Is the place to get the latest and best in
Confectioneries, Candies, Nuts, Tobacco,
ICE CREAM PARLORS....
COLE & GRAHAM, Props.
p C. BROSiUS, M. D.
" PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON.
'Phone Central, or 121.
Office Hours: 10 to 11 A. M. ; 2 to 3
and 6 to 7 P. M.
JT. HOOD SAW MILLS
Tomlisson Bros, Props.
FIR AND PINE LUMBER
Of the best quality alwas on band at
prices to suit the times.
gUTLER A CO.,
Do a general banking business.
HOOD RIVER, e OREGON.
Jj" A. COOK
CONTRACTOR AND BUILDER
Hood Rivkb, Oregon.
Plans Draws '
Q J. HAYES, J. P. j
Offlca with Geo. T. Prattler. Bnslneaa will b
attended to at any time. Colleetlona mada.
and any business jiven to lis will t attended
to speedily and resulta made promptly. W ill
locate on (tood government lands, either tim
ber or tarming. Wa are in to-.icU with tha U.
From All Parts of Ihe New World
and the Old.
DP INTEREST TO Ol'H MANY READERS
Comprehensive Review of the Important Hap
pentngi of the Put Week In
The northwest woolgrowers' con
vention opened at Pendleton.
A Cuban agitator stirred up
tin antl - American demonstration in
Carman, arrested at Manila for aid
ing the rebels, says he was not alone
In the work.
A new course of study for Oregon
high Bchools has been adopted by the
state board of education.
Senator Carter, of Montana, talked
the river and harbor bill to death,
speaking 13 consecutive hours.
II. G. Van Dusen, of Astoria, has
been appointed fish warden for Ore
gon, and Lewis Bean, of Roseburg,
A robber smashed In a Grand Forks,
B. C, Jewelry Btore window and es
caped with $1000 worth of jewelry.
No clue to the burglar.
Russia has withdrawn a portion of
the Russo-Chinese agreement regard
ing Manchuria, and 'China has ap
pealed to the powers In the mutter.
A crowd of 40,000 people witnessed
the ceremonies attending the inaugu
ration of McKlnlcy and Roosevelt.
A heavy rain fell during the entire
Oil is reported as having been dis
covered near the Oregon-Idaho line
on the Snake river. A Seattle eyndi
cate has secured 1800 acres of land
The fifty-sixth session of congress
has closed and the fifty-seventh ses
sion opened. Vice-President Roose
velt presided at the opening of the
T. Dletderlck's sawmill at Manor,
Wash., about eight miles from Van
couver, was burned. The mill was
practically new, and had been In op
eration about a year. It was valued
at $2500; no insurance.
The Boers have crossed the Orange
Outlook is good for Oregon prune
and hop crop.
Volunteers defeated a band of
rebels In Leyte.
Dewet and the bulk of his commando
have eluded the British.
British official's do not believe the
Boer war is near an end.
It is rumored in Berlin that Am
basasdor White will retire.
Provincial governments will be es
tablished In southern Philippine
Spokane capitalists will build a
$60,000 brewery and ice plant at Baker
American preparations for depart
ure from China are practically
Cuban conservatives want to dis
cuss the senate amendments with
The La Grande, Or., sugar factory
will buy lands and engage in the
raising of beets.
Great Britain is anxious about the
report that France Intends to station
a force at Hankow, China.
. Count von Waldersee has issued re
newed orders to0allied force to b
ready for a possible expedition.
All the appropriation measures save
the river and harbor and sundry civil
bills have been acted upon by con
gress. The river and harbor bill, as agreed
upon in conference, carries $70,000
for the improvement of the Willam
ette and Yamhill rivers above Port
land. Judge Elbridge Hanecy was nomi
nated for mayor of Chicago by repub
licans. At Grioe, Tes., 12 women with
hatchets, axes aud rocks went to tha
postoflice and stoie run by J. J. Grice,
in which bitters are pold, aud taking
the bottles outside, broke them all.
The bodies of Louis Buroh and Addie
Taylor, both 18 years of age, were
fouud ia a deserted house in La Junta,
Colo, A revolver lying between them
told the story. Young Uurch's father
forbade their niniTiau'e, anil this waa
the cause of the double suicide.
American machinery is being shipped
to evety part of the world.
Railway track elevation in Chicago
has cost tne companies - over $ 17,000,
000. Foreign diplomats expect the Uuited
States to establish a protectorate over
Cnba iu regard to foreign affairs.
Troops in Pekin looted the roof of a
Umldhi.st temple in the beliet that tha
tiles were of gold, but they were only
DEWET HAS ESCAPED.
Crossed Orange River With Bulk of
LONDON, March 6. General Dewet
lost heavily In men and stores by his
Incursion iuto Cape Colony, but he
seems to have made a clever escape
with the bulk of his commando. Ap
parently Commandant Hertzog crossed
the Orange river with him.
General Hamilton, who was pursu
ing, heard that General Dewet was
surrounded at Phllllpstown, northwest
of Colesburg. On arriving there be
found the Boers had not been at
Phllllpstown at all, but had doubled
br.ck and were struggling across the
river at Colesburg. ' Apparently this
is another Instance of defective intel
ligence regarding the doings of tha
The Daily Telegraph has a dispatch
from Colesburg dated yesterday, which
"Numerous columns are still hunt
ing for Dewet. This place Is in a
hubbub, and the troops are marching
off in various trains to press the
CARRIED OUT ON LAKE ERIE.
Twenty-one Men on Floating lea
SILVER CREEK, N. Y March 5.
Twenty-one fishermen were carried
out on Lake Erie, off Silver Creek, to
night on floating ice, but 17 of them
were rescued. ,
The last seen of the four men they
were still on the ice, but a high wind
was blowing up a big sea, and the ice
was fast breaking up. They were
about four miles out, and there was
a mile of open water between them
and the shore. When it was found
that the men were cut oft from shore
this morning a message was sent to
Dunkirk by the mayor asking for
A special train was made up, and
a party of rescuers brought a boat on
a flat car. They worked heroically
all day. The 17 who were rescued
were taken off the floating fee with
great difficulty. They said that their
comrades probably perished, as they
were in perilous positions.
BUFFALO GETS THE MEET.
Wheelmen Will Gather In the Pan
At the annual meeting of the Na
tional Assembly of the League of
American Wheelmen held recently in
Philadelphia, the invitation of Mayor
Diehl to hold the annual summer meet
of the league In Buffalo was accepted
This action meets the hearty ap
proval of the entire membership of
For this reason the biggest meet
In the history of the league will be
that held in Buffalo during the week
commencing August 12.
Fruit Man Alarmed Over Weathe
VANCOUVER, Wash., March 4.
Clark county fruit men are apprehen
sive' lest the present warm weather
continues long enough to endanger
the fruit crop. There is some danger
of the trees budulng out under the
influence of continued warm weather
to such an extent that a freeze ov a
continued cold rain a month later
would prove disastrous. Up to this
time the winter has been most faovr
able for the orchards, and the pros
pects for a big crop the coming
season were never better.
California Town Threatened.
Sacramento, Cal., March 5. The
levee above the town of Washington,
Yolo county, is in danger of breaking,
owing to the wash caused by the high
winds, and a large force of men is
working to save It. If the levee breaks
the town of Washington will be
flooded and the railroad grade between
this city and Davlsville will be nearly
Boers Cross the Orange River.
Colesburg, Cape Colony, Tuesday,
March 5. Fifteen hundred Boers,
with whom, it has been alleged, were
General Dewet and former President
Steyn, found a spot at Lllliefontein,
near Colesburg bridge, where the
Orange river widens, and the current
is slow, and they crossed, both men
and horses swimming.
Mayas Defeated by Mexicans.
MEXICO CITY, March 4. There
has been another battle between the
rebel Indians and the Federal troops
near Tabi. The Mayas were found
well entrenched, but the Mexican
troops rushed their position and the
Indians fled in panic.
Declare-) a Dividend.
The Standard Oil Company has de
clared another 20,000,000 dividend.
DAUGHTERS OF REVOLUTION. m
Will Held Next Congreis in Buffalo
The next continental congress of
the Daughters of the American Rev
olution will be held in Buffalo June
14. The invitation was extended by
Mrs. John Miller Horton at the meet
ing of the D. A. R. in Washington,
D. C, recently, and was accepted by
a rising vo'e. 0-
Large Number of the Acts of the
. Oregon Legislature.
WITH AND WITHOUT HIS SIGNATURE
Bills That Were Pissed by Both Houses. But
Which Did Not Receive His Approval
Until After Adjournment.
Governor Geer has filed the follow
ing acts of the Oregon legislature.
While some of tht-Di were allowed to
become laws Wuhout his signing
them, most of them contain his sig
nature: Senate bill No. 75, to require street
railways to provide vestibules or
weather guards on street cars.
House bill No. 12C, to punish kid
napping. House bill No. 183, to provide for
recording chattel mortgages.
House bill No. 237, to fix the bound
aries of Columbia county.
House bill No. 88, to require bids
for furnishing public supplies.
House bill No. 122, to punish tres
pass by cattle in certain counties.
House bill No. 177, to define loca
tion of natural oyster beds in Netarts
House bill No. 229, to fit weight of
standard bushel of oats at 32 pounds.
House bill No. 346, to prescribe du
ties of Attorney General.
House bill No. 225, governing re
ports of administrators.
House bill No. 19, to regulate con
struction of telegraph and telephone
lines along public highways.
House bill No. 292, to authorize
construction of Sluslaw and Eastern
House bill No. 179, to fix time for
salmon fishing in Alsea bay, river
and tributaries, and to prohibit fish
traps and wheels therein.
House bid No. 313, to fix salary of
county Judge In Baker county.
House bill No. 172, to amend the
law relating to the appropriation
of water from lakes and running
House bill No. 97, to prohibit pub
lic contracts in counties of 50.000 in
habitants, except after public bidding.
House bill No. 1, to amend the law
relating to mining claims.
House bill No. 39, to fix place of as
sessment of personal property.
Senate bill No. 13, to fix place of as
sessment of personal property.
House bill No. 200, to increase com
pensation of deputy county clerk in
Malheur county and to provide assist
ance for clerk in Gilliam county. .
House bill No. 44, to aid Oregon
Senate bill No. 112, to provide
bounty for scalps of seals, sea lions,
House bill No. 65, to authorize ap
pointment of clerks in state treas
House bill No. 59, to punish poison
ing of domestic animals.
House bill No. 121, to authorize is
suance of diplomas to certain grad
uates of normal schools.
House bill No. 102, to prevent coer
cion of voters.
Senate bill No. 137, to create office
of county auditor in Multnomah
Senate bill No. 203, to incorporate
House bill No. 100, to protect union
House bill No. 5, to fix time and
place of holding circuit court in sec
House bill No. 144, relating to pub
lic presentation of dramatic plays.
House bill No. 20, making legal cer
House bill No. 311, to fix salary of
county judge of Malheur county.
House bill No. 249, to fix salaries
of county treasurers.
House bill No. 146, making it a
crime to Interfere with boundary
marks of mining claims.
House bill No. 68, to prescribe
method of apportioning state taxes. I
House bill No. 24, to provide for
relief of indigent soldiers, sailors, etc.
House bill No. 26, new military
House bill No. 110, protection of
game, forests, wild flowers, etc.
Senate bill No. 201, to provide
more 'efficient method of assessment
Senate bill No. 177, to Incorporate
City of Wasco.
Senate bill No. 193, to incorporate
City of Grass Valley.
Senate bill No. 63, to regulate sale
of adulterated food, drinks, etc., and
define duties of dairy and food com
missioner. 0 Senate bill No. 229, to amend As
Large Wine Crop.
Lyons, France, reporrs that the wine
crop ol France for the year 1900 will
exceed 1,721,000,000 gallons, a yield
that has been surpassed bnt three
times in history.
Military and Navy Maneuvers.
The war and navy departments are
plannng for joint military and naval
maneuvers in New York harbor next
Senate bill No. 207, to amend Sea
Senate bill No. 56, authorizing
County Courts to declare unnavlgable
streams highways for floating logs.
Senate bill No. 174, to authorize ex
penditure of money for hatcheries.
Senate bill No. 189, relative to bi
House bill No. 128, for distribution
of laws and Journals.
House bill No. 275, to amend act
creating Smithern Oregon Agricul
Senate bill No. 138, making owners
of vessels liable for damage to pro
perty or hind.
Senate bill No. 190, to amend
SoldlerB' Home act.
Senate bill No. 62, to fix time or
meeting of regents of State Univer
sity. Senate bill No. 29-, to authorize
Portland to dispose of block 132.
House bill No. 62, to consolidate of
fices of Clerk of County Court, Clerk
of Circuit Court and ' Recorder of
House bill No. 21, to punish des
truction of records on publ: lands.
House bill No. 286, to change com
pensation of certain County Clerks.
House bill No. 149, to punish dese
cration of United States flag.
House bill No. 76, to amend act for
election of road supervisors.
House bill No. 33, appropriating
$1000 for Soda Springs.
Senate bill No. 162, fixing .compen
sation of prison Inspector.
Senate bill No. 79, correcting
boundary of Wheeler County.
Senate bill No. 210, prohibiting sale
of liquors within a mile of mines.
Senate bill No. 126, regulating
drawing of State warrants.
Senate bill No. 216, fixing salaries
of certain District Attorneys.
Senate bill No. 72, to declare the
jurisdiction of Justices' Courts.
Senate bill No. 86, to create office
of State Bacteriologist.
Senate bill No. 221, to provide for
board to draft a Portland charter bill.
Senate bill No. 232, to rcgulata
building branch lines to railroads.
Senate bill No. 196, fixing salary
of Superintendent of Wheeler County.
Senate bill No. 23, amending school
Senate bill No. 142, requiring state
warrants paid to be deposited in of
fice of Secretary of State.
Senate bill No. 234, fixing salaries
of County Treasurers.
Senate bill No. 116, authorizing
State Land Board to buy land at fore
Senate bill No. 44, fixing terms
of Circuit Court in seventh district.
Senate bill No. 114, defining elig
ibility of directors of corporations.
Senate bill No. 220, concerning sal
aries of Baker, Malheur and Clatsop
Senate bill No. 227, for construction
of ditch to supply water at state in
Senate bill No. 87, to amend charter
of North Yamhill.
Senate bill No. 107, to Incorporate
Senate bill No. 176, amending char
ter of Cornelius.
Senate bill No. 191, for primary
elections in cities of 10,000 inhabit
ants. Senate bill No. 180, amending Aus
tralian ballot law.
Senate bill No. 202, accepting 1,
000,000 acres under Carey arid land
Senate bill No. 10, amending law
relating to Jury lists.
Senate bill No. 161, Incorporating
Senate bill No. 209, prohibiting sa
loons within 300 leet of schools.
House bill No. 294, making Van
couver avenue a county road.
House bill No. 334, governing
House bill No. 113, defining duties
House bill No. 208, relating to es
tablishment of public highways.
House bill No. 295, prohibiting mu
tilation of hides.
House bill No. 54, amending Ban
croft bonding act.
House bill No. 61, relating to incor
poration of cemeteries.
House bill No. 187, for service of
Senate bill No. 171, the Port of
House bill No. 280, to annex the
panhandle of Union County to Baker
Senate bill No. 139, the Orphans'
Home bill, appropriating $50 per
capita for Inmates. -
Senate bill No. 73,' enacting the
Torrens system of public land regis
tration. Senate bill N. 188, the primary
House bill No. 189, to construct the
County Court of Multnomah County.
Sons ol President John Tyler.
Three sons of President John Tyler
are now living. One is a member of
the Virginia senate, and another is
president of- William and Mary col
lege. Present Method of Branding Cruel.
Cattle men in 'outh Dakota are gen
erally agreed that it is time to abandon
a-U A v.vx&oAii S muKArl tt tiA nrf wtn An ttla
! as cruel.
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The Inauguration of President
DURING A HEAVY DOWNPOUR OP RAIN
Crowd of 40,000 Persons Witnessed the Cere
moniesOath Administered by the
WASHINGTON, March 4. William
McKinley a second time Is president
of the United States. He was ushered
Into that office in a city ablaze with
more and finer decorations than ever
have graced the holiday loving na
tional capital, whose streets re
sounded to the tread of more march
ing soldiers and sailors than ever
have participated in a like function,
and had as witnesses to the ceremon
ies a vast multitude, who cheered fre
quently whenever he or his vlce-pres-Identlal
colleague was visible.
There has been better weather on
Inauguration days, and there has been
much worse than that which attended
today's ceremonies. The day in the
early forenoon gave promise of being
a golden spring day, but the weather
was in a capricious mood, and by noon
a slow drizzle had begun, which lasted
with some intermissions and an oc
casional lively downpour until late in
the afternoon. The worst of the wet
weather, unfortunately, came Just at
the time that President McKinley was
being Inducted Into office on the east
front of the capltol, in the presence
of a crowd estimated to number
40,000. But the air was mild and
pleasant, and the day ended with dry
Roosevelt Sworn In.
The brilliant and impressive scene
In the senate, when the vice-presidentelect
was inducted into office, was re
served for a few hundred. The pub
lic had no part in it.
When the ceremony in the senate,
a little tedious, despite its brilliancy,
was over the floor and galleries
emptied Into the corridors through
which the people jostled and squeezed
into the rotunda, and out on to the
platform erected from the east por
tico of the capitol building.
The President Inaugurated.
It was just 1 o'clock when the of
ficial party came through the main
doorway of the capitol. A deep hush
fell upon the assemblage as the pres
ident and the chief justice advanced
to the center of the pavilion. The
president removed his hat, and then
raised his right hand. In the intense
stillness faintly could be heard the
solemn words of the chief justice and
the measured response of the presi
dent taking the oath to maintain in
violate the constitution and laws of.
the United States. He spoke in a
strong voice, easily heard by those
near the front of the stand. His face
looked very grave as the oath was
"He that handleth a matter wisely
shall find good; and who so trusteth
in the Lord, happy is he. The wise
In heart shall be called prudent; and
the sweetness of the lips Increaseth
Kissing these verses of the XVI
Proverbs with bowed head, President
McKinley, for the second time, passed
completely Into the full honors of the
presidency of the United States. The
book had been opened at random by
Clerk McKinney, of the supreme
court, who long has made it a point
to note as a matter of curious knowl
edge the verse which chances to meet
the lips of incoming presidents.
Veteran of Civil War Dead.
San Diego, Cal., March 6. Major
Francis S. Earle, a prominent Grand
Army man, is dead. In 1860 he was
a member of a famous regiment of
New York militia, but the next year,
when the war broke out, he had
moved to Michigan, when he was ap
pointed adjutant of the Fourth regi
ment, by Colonel Woodbury. He waa
advanced to assistant adjutant on the
staff of General Fitzjohn Porter.
Officers Made Raid on House.
Chehalis, Wash., March 6. Deputy
Sheriff James Matson and a posse
made a raid on a secluded house a
mile and a half east of Centralla this
morning, and surprised and arrested
two men, who give their names as H.
B. Miller and James Mulligan. Both
men were armed with heavy re
volvers, and in the house were found
a number of articles which tended to
connect them with the numerous bur
glaries that have occurred in Cheha
lis. Buy the Samoa.
San Francisco, March 6. The big
British transport steamer Samoa has
been purchased by the government,
and when she arrives in port $200,000
will be spent In fitting her up for the
transport service. The Samoa Is on
her way here from Hongkong, and is
expected to arrive in about ten day
She Is 445 feet long, 23 feet 8 Inches
in depth, C3 feet in width. Her gross
tonnage la 6396 tona.
Al lea to Be Aiaittasrt Secretary of
Treasury, With Several Others.
WASHINGTON, March 6.-Tho sen
ate in executive session made the fol
Bradstreet S. Raclden, of Maine, to
be consul of tit United States at Uu
Milton K. Ailes, of Ohio, to be as
sistant secretary of the treasury.
William A. Rublee, erf Wisconsin, to
be consul general at Hong Kong.
Naval Constructor Francis T.
Bowles, to bo chief constructor and
chief of the bureau of construction
and repair, in the department of the
George D. Gear, to be second Judge
of the circuit court of the first cir
cuit of the territory of Hawail.
Marshal B. Woonworth, to be at
torney of the United States for the
northern district of California.
John H. Fesler, of Colorado, to be
consul at Amoy, China.
Edward H. Anderson, to be sur
veyor general of Utah.
Postmasters were confirmed as fol
lows: Porto Rico Robert A. Miller, at
Oregon Robert H. Robinson, Ar
lington; C. O. Coad, Dallas.
To be mineral land commissioners
in Montana George L. Wales, Mon
tana; Daniel Arms, .Phllippsburg;
John T. Ingram, J. M. Hartley, Wil
liam H. Williams, P. T. Morris, Ed
win A. Jones, Iowa; Edwin S. Hath
away, Charles D. Curtis, Montana;
Miles Vananagh, Montana; Watson
Boyle, District of Columbia; George
W. Garrett, Arkansas.
VAN DUSEN NAMED.
An Astoria Man Appointed Fish
Warden for Oregon.
SALEM, March 6. The state board
of Ann commissioners, consisting of
the governor, secretary of state and
treasurer, today held its first meet
ing, and appointed II. G. Van Dusen,
of Astoria, master warden, and Lewis
Bean, of Roseburg, Ceputy,
The appointments were made by
the unanimous action of the members.
The name of Representative Talbert,
of Clackamas county, was mentioned,
but the board decided that he is not
eligible under that section of the con
stitution prohibiting .members of the
legislature from holding an office
created by a legislature of which
they are members. F. C. Reed and
Lewis Bean were also candidates for
the office of master warden.
There were two candidates from
ABtorla for deputy warden D. H.
Welch and Fred Wickman. The board
decided that since the master warden
had been chosen from Astoria, the
deputy must be selected from some
other section, and Bean was elected.
LETTER FROM PAT CROWE.
Similar to the One He Sent Mr. Cud
OMAHA, Neb., March 6. Pat
Crowe, one of the alleged abductors
of Edward Cudahy, Jr., has written
a letter to the World-Herald, post
marked Denlson, la., March 2, touch
ing the kidnaping and asserting his
Innocence. The communication Is a
long one and in . many respects is a
duplicate of the letter written to Mr.
Cudahy three weeks ago. Chief of
Police Donahue says there Is no
doubt in his mind as to the genuine
ness of the letter, and of Its coming
from Crowe. Chief Donahue gave out
the contents of a letter he wrote Feb
ruary 9 to Steve Crowe a brother of
Pat, and which was written in an-.
swer to the letter received by Mr.
Cudahy at that time. The chief
"If Pat Crowe will surrender him
self to me personally, I will waive all
my rights to the reward offered for
his arrest; also to the reward offered
for his arrest and conviction for the
kidnaping of Edward Cudahy, Jr., the
night of December 18, 1900. I will
further agree to do everything in my
power to protect him from any per
sonal violence or mistreatment while
he Is in my custody, and will aid him
in every way to establish his Inno
cence of the crtme."
Dewet Headed but Not Captured.
London, March 6. A dispatch from
General Kitchener, dated Pretoria,
March 4, says:
"Dewet was moving on Philiopolls,
but was headed by our troops, and is
now marching on Fauresmlth. Bab
ington has dug up a Krupp, a pom
pom and some ammunition at Land
fonteln. Sixteen men of the Victorian
Rifles have captured 33 Boers and 50
horses at Seacow river. General Dart
nell has captured a Hotchklss near
On the Retired List.
Washington, March 6. Two promi
nent naval officers were placed on the
retired list today by operation of the
law on account of age. They are
Rear Admiral Philip C. Hlchborn, who
has been chief of the bureau of con
struction and repair for the past eight
years, and Pay Inspector H. O. Colby,
one of the ranking officers of the pay
corps. - . ,