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THE EQUITABLE LIFE
; OF THE UNITED STATES
Dec. 3ii 1899 - .
Assurance applied for
in 1899 . :;- - . .
Examined and Declined
New Assurance Issued
Income j ' -1 -i .
Assets. Dec. 3lJ 1899 -
Assurance Fund -i- ..
all other liabilities
Surplus - -
Paid Policyholders in
1899 - - ,
JAMES W. ALEXANDER, President.
r JAMES II. HYDE, Vice-President.
L. SAMUEL, Manager, ' Portland, Oregon
A BIG DAMAGE SUIT
ARUCED IX RCPREME COCKT OS AP
Action Biad Cpoa i a Railroad Areldeat
la Lan County Land Boacdar
lee la Diejnite.
F om Daily, Feb. 14th.) .
In the supreme court, yesterday, two I
appeal case were argued and submitted
Jenni Smiison, ! respondent vs. The
Southern Pacific Company, appellant,
an appal from Lane county. A state
ment f? the case followsi
The action was I brought to recover
damag-s for injuries suffered by the
plaintif on (July 29, 1897. at Spring
field, Oregon, caused by being run over
by th train of defendant, as it was ap
proaciing the station. The particular1
negligence charged is that, as defend
ant's train was approaching the station
at Sringfield ahout 9 o'clock p. ni. of
that day, its engine gave the signal with
the whistle for the station; that at that
tinv it was so dark that objects were
not distinguishable for more than a
shft distance;, that the speed of ,thc
trin gradually slackened until it came
to a standstill before arriving' at the
station, and that the train was negli
gently so brought to a standstill at a
d !ancc of upwards of 125 feet from the
pLtform of the station; that at about
tfit time The brakeman negligently
aid without notice to plaintiff j that the
t ain had not reached th platform of
tie station, invited the plaintiff to then
;nd there al
light from the. train; that
ntrsuant thereto and
the train had arrived at
and that it Was a proper
.ime for her to alight, irid with due
'are and without neirliBrencc and with
reasonable expedition she) followed the
brakeman to the platform with his
knowledge, and with due care and with
out negligence while said train was
still stationary, commenced to descend
the steps of the platform of the coach
with the knowledge of the brakeman
and without 'warning from him or any
other person or other" notice that the
train had not reached 'the station, or
that it was unsafe for her to alight at
that time, and while so descending the
steps of the. coach and being unable to
sec that tjjje platioxm of the coach had
not reached the platfornl of the sta
tion, the train, without warning or cau
tion to plaintiff and without giving her
a reasonable time to alight, started with
a jerk, by. reason of which she was
thrown from the st,eps to the ground
and underneath the coach, and was in
jured as alleged. i !
" The' material .allegations of the com
plaint are denied by the answer, and as
a further and separate defense, the de
fendant pleads facts showing contribu
tory negligence "of the plaintiff, partic
ularly alleging1 that while the train was
so approaching the station and before
the , train had stopped and while the
same was in motion at the rate of about
consent of the defendant, and without
the direction, knowledge, invitation or
pnsent of the defendant, and without
any notice to the defendant that plain-!
tiff intended or desired to alight, care
lessly, recklessly and negligently start
ed out of the coach onto the front plat
form thereof down onto the steps of
the' car, and while the train was so mov
ing and before the station platform had
een reached, carelessly, recklessly and
negligently attempted toi alight, and
while so attempting to alight, fell from
the train while the same; was in mo
tion, and received the injuries suffered.
- At the close of the estimOny on be
half of the plaintiff, the defendant moved
lor a judgment; of non-suit on the
ground that the plaintiff, had failed to
prove a cause sufficient "to be submit
ted to the jury, or to show any negli
gence of the defendant and upon the
further ground that she was guilty of
contributory' negligence. jThis , motion
was renewed at. the close of all the evi
dence. A vtrdict was returned .for
plaintiff assessing her damages in 1 the
sum of $10,000. Motion for a new trial
was overruled and judgment in favor
of plaintiff entered upon the verdict
from which the defendant; has appealed.
The errors assigned may be classified
as follows: The court erred in it rul
ings upon the admission of evidence of
fered and admitted upon behalf of plain
tiff; error of the court in overruling
the motion for a non-suit; error of the
court in its instructions to the jury;
error of the - court in its refusal to in
struct the jury as requested by the de
George W. Shaver; appellant, ?s. -W.
D. Adams, respondent, an appeal from
Clackamas county. A statement of it
This was an appeal from a decree of
the court for Clackamas county estab
lishing certain boundaries t6 be .the true
'boundaries of a certain one acre tract
of land," owned by the respondent and
carved out of the southeast corner of
claim No. 40. Clackamas county, known
as the Hugh Gordon donation claim.
The . suit was instituted by the ap
pellant to establish the boundary or di
vision lines between the one acre tract
aforesaid owned by the respondent .and
the land contiguous -thereto on the
north and east sides thereof, owned by
the appellant.' The respondent in his
answer set forth the following separate
defense thereto: That ass to whether
the division lines (between the lands of
the appellant and respondent are as al
leged in the complaint the respondent
has no knowledge or information suf
ficient to form a belief, and therefore
denies thef same. That the respondent
has been in adverse possession of the
one acre tract as described, for more
than ten years immediately prior to
suit. That the appellant is estopped
by representations alleged to have been
made by him to one Laramie Mayer
the grantee of the appellant and grant
or of the respondent at the time the
appellant sold said one acre of -land to
him. The new matter set forth in the
answer alleging said separate defenses
was specifically denied by the reply of
the appellant. Upon these issues a
made up, the cause was tried to the
court, who, after hearing the evidence,
made and entered the decree in favor of
the respondent. From said decree and
the proceeding had thereunder the ap
On June 29, 1880, the appellant, be
ing the owner of the whole of said
Hugh "Gordon donation claim, convey
ed by deed one acre thereof to Laramie
Mayer aforesaid. Thereafter Laramie
Mayer, and wife, conveyed said one
acre to one If. F. Mayor by deed. Said
deed contained the same description as
in the deed from the appellant afore
said, On April 4, 1899. said H. F.
Mayer.' and wife, conveyed said acre to
the respondent by deed. Said deed
contained the same description afore
said. Each of said deeds were duly record
ed in the office of the recorder of deeds
of Clackamas county, and constitute
the indicia of title under which the re
spondent claims his rights in'the prem
ises. The controversy or dispute be
tween the appellant and respondent is
in reference to the true location of the
southeast corner of the, Hugh Gordon
donation claim the tract of one acre
owned by the respondent being carved
out in square form, by his deed, from
the southeast corner thereof.
The appellant contends that the said
southeast corner is. at a certain stone
marked, according to the testimony,
with a -drill-hole on top, Hear the inter
section of the cross-roads at Mollalla.
On the other hand, the respondent con
tends that said corner is at a certain
stone situated 12.8 feet to the north and
4.35 feet to the west of the former stone
and is marked, according to the testi
mony, with a cross .on topthe former
being, sometimes designated as ; the
south stone, and the latter as the north
ston. :'! :. i .
COMMITTED. James B. , Lom
bard, aged 14 years, ot Eugene, was
yesterday committed to 'the reform
school j by County Judge G. P. Terrell,
upon request of the lad's father. The
boy is not naturally bad, but, being
motherless, he refuses to stay with the
family in which his father, who is well-to-do,
had placed him, and he runs
away at every opportunity. His last
escape from Engene resulted in his
reaching this 'city, where ; his father
caught him and had hira sent to the
Twice-a-week Statesman, $t a year.
MANY HOPS SOLD
HOP GKOWEU ASSOCIATION DIS-
POSES or 171 BALES.
Board oi Directors Will Hold a Meeting
la Woodban Xext Saturday
j Parchaee of Sappllc. ,
From Daily, Feb. 14th.)
James j Winstanley, manager, of the
Oregon j Hop Growers Association's
Salem agency, yesterday reported the
sale of two different lots of hops that
has been consummated already this
Teek. On -Monday 54 bales were sold
to. a 'oodburn dealer while yesterday
a Salem agent for an Eastern firm pur
chased im bales. The prices realized
for the sales were 6 and 6xi cents. Mr.
Win Stanley would not state to whom
the sales were made. "
Mr. yinstanley was in Portland
Monday "where he assisted in the in
spection iand classification of the hops
that have been received at the Portland
office, which work is now in( progress
at the metropolitan office.
A meeting of the board oi directors
of the association will by ield in
Woodburn next Saturday. This meet
ing is called for the purpose of making
some definite arrangement for the pur
chase of I supplies for the members of
the association. This is a matter that
has engaged the attention of the dir
ectors for some time. It is a matter
of considerable importance for by
pooling jheir orders for supplies, local
associations will be enabled to secure
their supplies at considerable less than
the prevailing market quotations.
Local associations are holding meet
ings and; determining what supplies
will be required by the members and
these orders win "be placed -with the
board of directors- Concerning a
tneeting of the Woodburn association,
which was held recently, the Inde
pendent fcays: "About forty hopgrow
ers attended the local hopgroweTs'
meeting jin ' Justice Hayes office, this
city. Saturday afternoon. W. R. Town
send was 'chairman and C. C. Hall sec
retary. Orders were taken ior burlap,
twine, sulphur and other supplies.
These wishing supplies should leave
Veir orders with C. C. Hall, secretary,
The hop; markets in Germany and
Belgium, as reported by the Mark
Lane Express, of London, in its latest
issue, are given, as follows:
"Nuremberg Without any startling
change in the position of this market,
it is daily nore evident1 that its stremrth
irraduHlly ajwl surely increases. The
demand continues sufficiently active to
enable holders to advance their quota
tions, and they are doing s6 with such
success thati it is not difficult to Core
cast still further improvement in values.
The Bulletin des Halles largely attrib
utes the course of the trade to the ac
tion of dealers, who. being alarmed by
the excessive, drought during June and
July, made extensive buying contracts
concerning which they were unsettled
when the season opened in Septem
ber, and thtjs became anxious sellers
at comparatively low prices. Engage
ment for delivery Were then made,
which, owing to the limited yield, they
had some difficulty in fulfilling. The
country districts were rapidly exhaust
ed of hops' land the attention of alr
traders as well as consumers was neces
sarily centered upon the stock at
Nuremberg. The consumption of beer
during last year has been considerably
in excess of khe average of severa'
years past, arid this fact." added to the
circumstancesi referred to above, has
evidently supported the upward move
ment that has been in progress during
the -past two rnonths. Thereform. says
the Bulletin, arose ' the; absolutely ab
normal animation at th beginning of
this year; also the strength of the trade,
and the daily I enlargement of the de
mands of holders.' ,
"Belgium The firmness of -holders
in putting fotward higher quotations
and resolutely j abiding bjr them, tends
to check business, but there is suffici
ent trade moving to maintain the posi
tion of strength which Has character
ised the markets, both in town and
country for the past fewjweeks. In
sympathy witH the reports from Ger
many prices arc .tending Upwards, de
spite the ,str en lious efforts of the middle
men I and of the speculators to check
any such movement. The outlook for
sellers is, distinctly favorable, and busi
ness for delivery in March or Apn
cannot be effected unless at an improve
ment on today :s currencies.'
DOGS FO Ft KLOXDIKE.-Thcre
is a big demand throughout the North
w est for large ! dogs for the Klondike
trade. A prospective Klondiker lett Sa
lem Monday for Dawson City, with a
number of these animals, ranging from
no to 164 pounds, 'each, m weight
Buyers are scaring -the country sur
rounding Salem for dogs with which
to supply orders for the Alaskan trade.
In conversation! with a buyer yesterday,
a Statesman reporter was informed
that desirable! dogs are extremely
sclrce and it s a difficuk matter to
fill orders. This buyer said he had a n
order for twenty canineslfor a Seattle
dealer but he did not know rhetheMie
ccold find a sufficient number of dogs
this vkinity jto fiH therder Qny
large dogs are purchased . and they
bring from $2.50 to $5 each.
Municipal reform in Chicago has had
nother setoacic. , . V " '
celebrated street oeancr,
: more to rmaKe v,ui-k"
marily transterrea iron.
-ict because sne ioio, a.
Bathhouse I John" thai he must
1,0 his iob as foreman on the force
as barkeeper of a prosperous sa-
tie nas qorc ncin., ... , -..
The Rev. Charles M. ! Sheldon, who
is to run the iTopeka -Capiul on a
-Christian' p!anjwas educated at the
Andover academy. Brown university,
and the Andover theological seminary.
His social studies were chiefly pursued
in London, j jV ; ' . ' .. ; - - ' i
Horatio J. Sprague. is the oldest con
sul in the service 01 tnis conntrj. rjc
was appointed consul , to Gibralter in
1848 and has served ever since.
THE STATE . PAIR
ntiE2oi.T coioanrr or the press
or THE STATE.
Talaablo ritaiaat OfferW ay tao Xu
! ; ag-eaioat Elicit Conuatoada
j . by ta Portland Paper.
j From Daily, Feb. 14th.)
. The state fair is attracting consider-
ible attention, favorable in every ins
tance, throughout the state; and' the
apers which ;in past years fought the
lera exposition, now speak in com-
limentary terms of it. The . following
rom the Portland Telegram of last
evening, shows the kindly interest taken
Jn the fair in the metropolis, and is a
tnost favorable sign pointing to a suc
cessful exposition this year:
j "Not only Salem people, but -those
bf the state generally are evincing more
than 01 dinaryj interest! in the state fair,
to be held this year. The chamber of
commerce of j Salem has waited upon
(he 1 fair management and promised
hearty co-operation in every respect. ,
! M. D. 'Wisdom, secretary of the
feoard of agriculture, announces the
dates of the state fair circuit as follows:
California state fair, at Sacramento,
September 2 to 15; Oregon state fair,
September . 17-22; Washington state
fair, at North! Yakima. September '24
29. The Idaho state fair will follow,
brobably beginning October 1st and
fasting until October -nth. The dates
are so arranged in the circuit in order
nai owners 01 racmg norses can at-;
end each one of the state fairs, without
Inconvenience jto themselves.
"As further evidence of the interest
being shown, it may be said the farm
ers' congress '- discussed matters per
taining to the fair, and made many sug
gestions regarding premiums Other
commercial, industrial and agricultural
bodies throughout the state are to help
along the cause. The Salem state far
fjoard concluded a three days' session
last Frida which is the longest ses
sion ever jheld in the history of the or
ganization. Most of the work was
caused in reducing the premium list.
All premiums which have failed to at
tract attention, heretofore were struck
joff the list, and more attractive ones
placed thereon' instead.
mere win roe 5000 aistriDuiea in
premiums this; year. lhereis $1000
jilone offered ! for the best breed of
Shorthorn cattle. Part of this sum is
vurnished by the American Shorthorn
Breeders' Association and the balance
3y the fair comittee.
'There is a premium of $250 for. the
(horticultural oroducts. To the farmer
Imaking the fajtst exhibit of livestock,
!hdrses, cajttle, sheep or hogs, bred on
Ihis own farm, $150 will be paid.
fully as, valuable prizes will be of
fered for each bf the other departments
representing the state s resources.
rhis will serve to further fire the in
terest already awakened, in the coming
,air, so the management believes. Last
year the fair committee turned $204
nto the treasury from the premium
"It has been erroneously reported
.hat money has been taken from the
premium fund iand used for other-purpose.
The secretary says that such
.money cannot Jbe touched for any oth
er purpose. Last year there was a. de
ficiency in the expense and account
'fund, but not one cent of the excess in
he premium fund tould be applied to
he shortage. This alone, he said,
ould prove the falsity of such a re
port." j v "'.
MIGHT tlV MEN SERIOUS.
P. Cochranj Dairyman at the State
insane Asyium, narrowly ts
capes i with His Life.
E. P. Cochran, dairyman at the state
nsane asylum, lhad a narrow escape on
Monday afternoon from a frightful
lcath, or at best, very serious injuries.
Mr, Cochran went to the asylum
arm, east of the city, during the after
noon for the purpose of driving a small
fiierd of fresh milch cows down )jo the
nam building to replace those animals
ivhose supply -of milk was exhausted.
The bbvines had just been separated
rom their calves and were naturally
ncan and ugly and difficult to handle.
However, the dairyman, who. was
"nounred upon Dr. W. D. McNary's
ipirited animal, succeeded, without
nishap, in getting the animals as far
s the Estesifarm, when he concluded
le would dismount, lead his horse and
Jriwe the cows, afoot, for some dis
ancc. In dismounting, his left foot
reachcrously slipped through the stir-.-up
and before; he could extricate him
self, the hors became fractions and
commenced to whirl about, increasing
his speed with! every revolution Finr
ally Mr. Cochran, who had plucklly
leld onto the back of the .saddle and
the bridle reins, was thrown to the
ground, -whereupon the animal started
galloping down the road. The help
less man was dragged some distance,
when, in some unaccountable manner,
his foot , was released and he was left
in a dazed condition in the middle of
the" highway.. He managed to walk tq
the main Wilding, where his injuries
were administered to. ,
With the exception of some very se
ver bruises, Mr. Cochran was not
badly hurt, although his escape from
more serious j injury possibly- of a
fatal nature stems remarkable. It
was indeed a fortunate mishap. .
' TO A POULTRY SHOW. Geo.
D, Goodhue,: Salem's poultry enthusi
ast, left yesterday, afternoon for Walla
Walla. Washington, to attend the an,-,
nual fair of the Eastern Washington
Poultry Association which will )be held
in that city the I4th-i7th inst. Mr.
Goodhue took with him about too head
bf. chickens of different breeds which
he will exhibit and he feels confident he
will return with a number of blue rib
. L,ND LQANS. The state board
yesterday approved twelve applications
for loans, aggregating $21,350, and re
jected .three, requests for a total ot
$j8oo. .;..:....: .; ...
Fine Printing, Statesman Job Office,
TEDE BILLS FOUND
THE 83CTTH BROTHERS IlfDICTED FOB
SHOOTISO TBEIK TATBEK,
Two Other Kaa Held to Trial oa Very
Serioaa Caars' Two Ctrtl
. Artioas Adjadlcted.
From Daily, Feb. 14th.)
At 7:30 o'clock last evening the grand
jury, which has been in session since
Monday noon, filed into the circuit
court and delivered five true biljs to
Judge George H. Burnett. The bills
were against the following named per
sons: . -
William Smkh, assault with a dan
Ome Smith, assault with a danger
George Gray, ennie against nature.
' George Gray, carrying concealed
Thomas F. nhan, burglary.
" George GravwtfThomas F. Mona
han are both itrj. where they have
been some timetfjrating the action of
the grand jury. The two Smith broth
ers, who were out on $500 bail each,
awaiting the action, of the grand jury
on the charge of attempting to kill
their father, were las? night arrested on
bench warrants, by Deputy Sheriff B.
B. Colbath. They were locked up in
jail and will probably ?rivej bail today
for their' appearance at thejtrial. They
are residents of the SilveHon neigh
Tlie grand jury will meet again at
9 a. m. today to transact whatever fur
ther business may come before it. .
The state circuit court ifor Mari'jm
county, department No. 1. (resumed its
sessions at 9 a. m. yesterday, the first
case called being that of L- J. Daven
port, plaintiff, vs. Fred Dose, defend
ant, an appeal from, the justice court.
The case went to trtal before the fol
lowing named I jurors: C E. Hudle
son. J. A. Shafer. Bruce Cunningham,
Will Evans, J. E. Co'.lard.. G Steine i
R. H. Kenady, M. R. Settlemler. T- W.
Kennedy, Peter Curtwriglit, W. H.
Evans, and C. L. Parmenter. ,NAt' the
close of plaintifTs tes-mony the -defendant
moved a non-suit, which wa.i
granted and the jury was discharged.
The action as brought by plaintiff
against defendant for the purpose of
securing one half cent per' bushel com
mission on iojooo bushels of - oats, al
leged to have been bougtii by plaintiff,
acting as agent for defendant, at Aums
ville. The defendant alleged that., by
reason of errors made by the allegec
agent in weighing, dcJendant was
short 238 bushels of oats, and that
plaintiff was. therf fore not entitled t
recover his commission. The case was
tried before a jury inthe Justice court j
and plaintiff recovered judgment; de
fendant thereupon appealed to, the cir
cuit court with the above result. Car
son & Adams appeared for the defend
ant, and Bonham. Jeffrey ct Martin re
presented the plaintiff.
At 1 p. m. the case of John W. Mc-i
Kinney, plaintiff, vs. Statesman Fubhsh
ing Compar.,. dfievtant, on mandate The company will have its headquar
from supreme court. 'iwas; taken up and J ,, A i?i.r., t 1,,- L.
tried before the following jurors: A.
Sauvine, 31. R. Settlemier. W. H.
Humphrey. R. 'H. Kenady, Fred Bents,;
T. S. Golden, J. E. Collard, Bruc5
Cunningham. C. E. Hudleson, J. R.
Jackson, J. W. Kennedy and .W. A.
Tavlor. - 1
- The case went to the jury at S p. m..
and at 5:20 the jurors rcturhed int;
court and reported a verdict for the dc
iAhe action was brought osecure$ 1501
damages, for the refusal of the defendant
to renew a contract with the plaintiff,
for the Statesman's city 'routes. Th
case was tried in the circuit court i;i
1897, resulting? in a verdict for the
plaintiff, damages being fixed at $350.
The defendant appealed to the supreme
court, where the judgment of the ci.tf
cuit court was reversed and the cas
remanded for a new trial. This trial
was had yesterday, as stated above, re
sulting in a verdict for the defendant.
George G. Bingham and -V. H.
Ilolmes appeared for the plaintiff, an l
J. H. and C L. McNary for the de
fense. At 5 :30 p. m. court adjourned to7:3i
o'clock, when a brief session was hel l
for the purpose of receiving the repo'-t
of the grand jury, as stated above, after
which a recess was taken to 9 o'clock
this morning. '
TRt ENO CAME-. SUDDENLY.
Miss Cora Munkcrs. of Scio Succumb
ed to Quick Consomptaon, at -Jefferson
Scio, (Or- Feb. 13. The unexpect
ed death of Miss Cora Munkers which
occurred in Jefferson Or., on Friday
morning Feb. 9, 1900, has cast a gloom
over Scio and surrounding countr'
She left her home in Scio some four
weeks ago to visit her sister, Mrs. Ida
Keene, and from there she went to
iefferson to be near . her physician
oping to regain her health and
strength which had failed her. Mi&
Munkers -was a bright young lady ioved
and respected by all who knew her, and
had fair prospects for the future, but
quick consumption fastened its relent
less hold upon her with the above re
sults. 1-.: : '' ' . .
She was very anxious to get well
but when told she couldn't said. "I
had no idea it was so soon, but I am
ready at any time."
Slw mvas in hef 22d year and leaves
a mother, two sisters and three brothers
besides many sorrowing ' friends to
mourn her demise. .
The funeral service .were't conducted
at the Christian church "in Scio by kei.
Roberts, of Aumsville. fThe remains
-were then taken'to the Miller cemetery
where services were conducted by the
Iady Maccabees, of which order de-
ceaed was a member, and carefully
laid to rest by the side of her tathcr
who preceded her toi the better land
some seven months ago- The rief
stricken family have the heartfelt sym -
pathy of a large circle of friends.
A A r V..m.m T7faeN
t.m XTiLnfeL M y A
ian frontier, a distance of ninety-one
Verbis, na JUSl uccu V)Xiicu.iui itguii
TREA8CRT DEPARTMENT CRO
- HASTEK THE WORK.
tTUI Bo a Tare Story Stoao BaUdlas May
Rooalro aa AddlUoaat S1S.OOO to
Complete the Stractare,
From Daily, Feb. 14th.)
Salem's population has for some time
hrn anxiously awaitin? definite news
concernig the new postoffke building j
that is to be constructed in this city. (
But not a word of information in this ,
regard has been received since the ;
Willson Avenue site was formally trans-j
fererd to the government.
The following paragraph appeared in
vesterdav's Orcgohian, having been
ent by that journal s Washington cor
"Representative Tongue has been
urging the treasury department to has
ten work and advertise for proposals
for the construction of the Salem public
building. The - supervising architect
has roughly outlined the 'binding, and
final plans are now being completed.
The building called for is to be three
stories, mainly of stone, wi;h brick and.
terra cotta trimmings.' Such a bui.d-!
ing will require an additional appro-
priation of $18,000, but it is not antici-?
pated that there will be any trouble in
securing this amount, as most every
other building authorized by the last
congress is now demanding a propor
tionate increased appropration.
Although the foregoing paragraph
contains no really definite information
as regards the time-when work on the
structure will be inaugurated, it showsi
that the matter, is passing through the
necessary official; channe's and that:
work will be commenced in due ea-j
flT KVM C0MPW
IS. - " : j
Filed Articles in. the State
Large Capital for
Mining ' t
Articles of incorporation were filed
in the state department by the follow
ing five companies yesterday:
The National Chemical Company
will engage in manufacturing and comi-
fl I Z J- t Ll w 1 A
pounaing an. Kinus oi ,uruK, anu - ucai
in their products." The principal place
of business will -be located in Portland.
The capital stock is fixed at $20,000.
divided into 2000 shares of the value of
$10 each. 1 M. L. Moore. M. E. Sias
and Geaorge R. Hughes, arc the incor
The Finlanders v Mutual; Protective
Society will establish a benefit fund for
the sick and needy members, and also
conduct a fraternal" society. The prin
cipal ofiicewill be located at Astoria.
P. A. Jahlstrom, J. A. Harpet, and A.
A. Anderson are the incorporators, j
The Title Guarantee and Trust Com
pany will engage in making abstracts,
certificates of title and will Insure titles,
and do a general real estate business.
ters located at Rosebtirg. - It has a
capital of $5000, divided into shares of
the value of $100 each. James D. Ham
ilton, Dora C. Hamilton and Ella Crab
tree are the incorporators. - i
The Expansion Gold Mining Com
pany will operate in mines, and mining
in Oregon. Washington 'and Alaska,
and especially in the Bohemia and Blue
river districts. The principal office
will be located in Eugene. The com
pany has a capital of $500,000, divided!
into shares of $25 each: W. H. Alcx-i
ander, G. W. Griffin. W. J. Wilson, C.1
E. Bigelow, L. P. Snapp, and L. E.
Bean are the incorporators. j
The Rockefeller.'. Mining Company
will, engage in mining operations J in
Baker county and throughout the state.
The headquarters will, be located f in
Portland. The capital stock is fixed
at $150,000, divided into shares of the
value of 10 cents each.' 'J- H. Fell, .O.
E. Farnsworth and H.I B. Comoson
are the incorporators of record.
WANTED IN SEATTLE.-
young man, at present an inmate of the
reform school rieartlrts jcity, is wanted
by the Seattle officers. J The Portland
Telegram of lasj evenintf in speaking
of the case, says: 'fThe young boyr
named Graham, calling himself 'Seat
tle Kid,' is being inquired after by the
sheriff at Seattle. The iboy is now! at
the reform school in - Salem., where j he
was committed after ailbrief, careerf in
Portland. Graham is . an escape ftlam
the reforrr school at Cbehalis."
IN PROBATE E. K. I fall, ad
ministrator of the lasti will and testa-
ment of J. Mi Cook.) deceased, was
his final account having been allowed. .
IV.V-, lT VVUIIIJ J UUJLl, .VlVil(
......J. Reigsecker, Daniel Shaw and
F. I round, appraisers ot the estate '
of Abraham L. Tompkins, deceased, 1
yesterday filed their eiort, showing
that the estate is valued at $800.
TO PORTLAND.I R. Garrison
who lor several months was employed
as .hackman at the Oregon hospital
for the insane, went to Portland yes
terday afternoon, where1 he will engage
in some business venture. He is suc
ceeded at the asylum by a McMinniville
man. t ' i ' . I
Kruger'n pet aversion, the young
male lion sent to Pretoria as a present
from Cecil Rhodes and reje-ted as an
inauspicious augury by the Boer presi
dent, has", as the result ol the tecent
visit to South Africa of Dr. P. L! So-v
ater. F. R. S.. secretary of the (600-
' logical society in London, become the
propeity of that body. -It is now on
its way from Cape Town,, in cha-ge of
a special attendant, and is expectea to
reach the gardens at Regent's Park on
Saturday next, where jit will co foubt
jbean object of special interest al the
present juncture. London Telegraph.
1 Tt- ...M.an1 m e-M AM vi .e A m
" tao ilia va11 rf-vf rla PltCKtin mnir f
. the last few years has been more than
iwu.uiu iuiis, iiic aiiivuh. suuwiug iicdUJ
increase lor n:?w years. i