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. SllMI-WEEKLY SUCTIONS
TUESDAY AND FRIDAY.
VOL. 49. NO. 10.
SALEM, OREGON, TUESDAY, AY 29. 1900.
FIUST SECTION EIGHT PAGES
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END IS . NEAR
Rabertsv Army Within a Day's
March of Johannesburg
THE BOERS ARE PANIC STRICKEN
Krner Holds a Speelal Train in
Readiness for - Ufa Escape A
LONDON. May, 2r(Tnckry).
Ijerd Roberts h now within a day's
march of Johannesburg, and General
French and General Hamilton fougtai
-te Boers frominooh until 'evening, on
Mowhy, witlh wihat result is nut known
lucre. .. j ; . j
11. J. Wigam, inja xEsparch to the
Daily Maif, daJtiiiiMay 28th. says:
"TAie tanra"izttka of .the Transvaal'
ii ieiTKerkable. ) Fame andl confusion
prevail.- everywhere. Everyone 6s
weary of the war. ami full of fear as to
.the coming of he British. Opetaiions
w-eie being carrtied i on for encircling
Pretoria waIj tcCk-gfaphlic cammunica.
ftkn.Si V Fourteen ipirrt an the line of
defenses were connected with head
quarter, tsnkl wi th olie Staats artillery
bttt tihus lapwauwitly wa' the on4y W-fch-sfvc
.mea,strj adopted. There were
iw otQntp vwibie reparaiomsu
"Not much gold is likely x be Sound
in he ' treasury! The saflar'ies of offic
ial and idge'ha not Ijecr pal, or
have been jxiUl tonly in national ba-nk
notes, which will be ..worJ!lti vAtn
Ird Rolerti !arives. TJic seat of
government will be reslravod to Wa
terva'.bovait. a smatl siatiom on Che
IeXigoa Bay nrUway line, and tlien,
ii necessary, to Lklenburg.
: "lloHt Pre&kkut j Stryn artd Presi
(knt Krugir cvjinpiO-in bitterly of Lorkl
Robtrrs rfniaSr tat-tics in refusing to
meet the Bocrs-in the positions dhosco
ly them, ami in -eternally tiwnfng them
by flank movements, i f- - x
"Around Johannesburg la few trcrch-e-
ligve btxn. dug. but r otlior steps
(liave bewi laken foj tlek-nse. The ra;K
way line lhckied iwlh refuget from
.jfcc wc.t and ."miiihwvst wht are packed
jike sardines if J.e trucks. .
""Plsc governinttrt is now ensMivor
ing Ho. Te-as sure the pu blic by U".isig
V.itra that t!r Uriaih w-i34 no o.Araae.
anil iJurnkT Ivc:m. 3 but ;r is t lace.
Prevmus tms-sttHtftmentt aie; bringing
iHtc ir rcwaivl. 1 Food is very scarce and
prict s mil? high. The propos-al to- re
lease Ure Uf'itKh - prisoner tt war is
tfcrc ;br 1m cause. The (members of the
government of Hire 'kTaail ex-
Is approvals of
President Krueer fis -fo2ny opposed
nc fffm ! tf
wU'ch mtets wrfb much anrovai is to
1 Inid iiiUt iSw rails of tin- various
railway Jiiies i The pressure of some
Ton, -v'ch as the weight of 'an- engme.
wl causw his to ep4cle with most
terrible effect. P Many tf -tlhese ma
cflKm are bring made.
"The government has arranged tt
conD-mie agitwtiml .b'gainst Britis-h oc
cupation of i1e two republics, 00 khe
continent of Europe, -in Great Britain
am! tlie Unitl States. Great efforts
are to : be .made ini nllii directhon, and
it cxiense wilV bejsparetl."
II. J. Wigam Jras jitsj. retttmed ro
IurenoCT Marines, from Pretoria,
where re wient! itHsgtiised. He wJircd
tlifcrt Kruger has all arrangements made
for ftrgnit. p'rei-umably to HoHand. A
pecftd tralin, provisioned, ' --4s always
really. w4th steam up. Tlie itriin warts
m !'sance from Pretoria.
Lor.3; May af-T5ve wtw office jrfst
Ih fore mklnigtiit pub-kshl he o!4ow
ing -dispatch from j Lord Roberts:
"K'11 Hlvcri Transvaal.. May 28, S'a
f wt-nt v mile o-
y.'-'aik are lvowl eigln- anile from
i-.m.ntuhtmri TUtc enemy -ha-d pre-
notion. where they rm-
r ... r.tti.f l us - bttt they aba-n-
1 ..t L.r arrrtthier as we nearcu
We presKd theni M
'M y ju?t time to get hesr five
gun into a train, and to leave a soo
as some of 4lie Wt Austrafean mian-
-.... Al-m vrt4 if;
u-. ,a Ian Hamptons forces
tre apparency engagexf w tfiw enemy
.1 ,n t-o out' lift. as. finng
.1 1 V I . . . . .
1 . 1w.-nl -tir noon.
-T!,a farmers near our me of act-
vance are sitrrenderlng with trhctr arms
and lwwses. Rundfe occupied enekak
May 24th. No jreport oi w4iatook
p!acc has rcacneti me y.
' BROKE A RECORD.
Wonderful Success of a Californian in
Throwing the Hanuncr.
rhnadephial i Alay-. 28.-The second
, . 1. .j . rtntest between
ih. iTnU-rsitv of Penn?ylvania and the
University o( California, was
day by Pennjylrania. by. a score of 70
. A! orr. a i mot note
worthy performance was the hamn er
ihrowf by A. PUw w ho bear She m-
ter-collcgiate' record by 5f
.4,-,nA nf 105 feet yitnen.
... hffnrf the con
test. Plaw threw the hammer 170 Jcet
: uilncr he world s record of
w f-.. q ;n.4i- hi ld bv John Flana-
Ran, of New ortc
His Cb'im for Bounty Reduced by the
iav 28. The Unit1
States Supreme Court today decideu
Admiral Dewey's bounty stem, aains
?e admiral contention. The ffect is
K deprive Kite admiral amji 3iU men
engage wirh hm at Manila of half the
amount claimed ly them. Justioe Har
lan Tendered the opinion of the court
win'ch Knrl on wtrt-r the words
"Superiority' or -inferiority: fn the
Aatutie had reference to tf!re support of
flie enemy veek by land batteries,
mines and tonpedos. , f f ,
The origina-1 ckm of 'Admiral Dew
cy atx! tiis sat'ws w-as' -about $400,000.
TJe court of ckrims mfuced it to $joo,
000. That kcfe&on is sustained by to
tlay's lecim. The admiral personal
chtmt is redaeed from about $20,000 co
aloutio,ouo. Chief Jnsfice Fuller
and Justices Whie ami 'XfcKenna tSs
sented. ..Counsel for Dewey and- iis
men fiiod a jxhon for Teheamig.
THE RACE A FARCE.
Cincinnatti May. Triotisandi of lov
ers of thoroughbred racing, who wth-
eed at La tort t a today, fo see what pro
mised to be; the greatest Derby of the
year, met with bitter disappointment.
The race .proved to be a garce. lieut
enant Gibson was the onry starter. ar.d
simply had to gallop around the track
to win the big prize. ;
Poison 1 in Potatoes.
The public lecomin excited over
the statement recently made tliat pota
rks contain a poisojn calletl soiain. It
is announoedi t hat hew iotatoes con
tain much less than old ones, but those
which have! 1 commenced to sprout are
quite dangerous. This may be true,
but it seems odd that people have lived
and thrived for cmtnries-; upon tliem
and that their danger has just been
discovered, i It i safe to assert that
any one with whom potatoes do not
agreo has troubi'ev and any one who
has irKfigestkm, dyspepsia, constipa
tion, biliousness, or liver and kidney
weakness needs ; IIostefcters Stomach
Bitters at once. This medicine does
more than promise, it cures. Avoid
substitutes and insist upon having the
genuine. Try it.
ECLIPSE Of THE SIN.
GOOD VIEWS SECURED OF THE
Was Observed at Many Points
'Valuable Data 'Discovered by
B A RNESV I LLE, Ga.. May 28.
Amid a perfect -arrangcmient oi l det'ail.
wiith -good .-weather comlrtions. ami wiili
em hindrances or tlefectt to prevent
success, the varying phases of Kite
solar vcnpe wene observed by - lv
kve,mncnt astronomer at the Unit
ed State Observatory -station here to
day. TBie plwKograpliic work was un
ustrally ' sucoesfirt, andl .''twenty - expos
ures were serured.
Thfj-m'asn. Ga.. May 28. The eclipse
observe: ions Iktc went comluc.cd un-k-r
-perfect conditions, 'flhe totality be
ing a scant 85 .seconds.
AT FO RT M O N RO E.
Fort Monroe. VTa., May 28. Tlie
sun- was totally eclipsod at 8X53. m a
ctouklh-ss sky. The period of ttaMty
ws aloett 30 sccomls, durt-ng wtucn
time a tiny star hung just below tlve
magriinoent corona. wliicH glowed
around the inky disc. j
Miidrkl. iMay 28. Great interest was
matwfestcxl in tllie eolipse. Astrtn-m-rs
from all 'countries of . Europe assem
bled.' ? ''" - 1
A DECIDED SUCCESS.
Mobile. A'a.. M.av 28. The eclipse
was a iecit succebsi jivit, lurvu..
-tvKiii Kimrs went w rixw.
Vhe animals in the Monroe Park men
agerie became; restless. :
LomJon. May 28. CondaCions in
-rwlvvr. f,-r olie-rvwt'oni or te suns
vL-rrr- fair. The $m was lnrer
vl.Ho'w ohscunevk DUt oocrwr f.ru
Mvs t.t. .r,nfort unto v to obtain valuable
1- - i" ;
Tni; Vfa The eclipse expedi
tion under Prof. Toxld, of Amherst Col
lege, ctrniplet-ed a isuccesstm otcrva
nVirt (1 tm-entv telescopes. The cor
na was seen fot 5 acviii.-
an exact duplicate of tlttt ih January,
iSSo. comnkteH- conhrnng me eietr..
- rwr-!Trl of the corona ranauon,
w nih the smi spots. r
Prevented a Tragedy
Ttirwiw JnHormation sriven Mrs. Geo.
Long of New Straitsville, Ohw, pre-
.-.1 . . AruWni .tmreaT ana mu
two lives. A frtglittul cougn i
kept her awake every mg;. ...-
tried 'many remeewes and doctors but
steadily grew worse unm urwu.iv'j
ia. t',"- vr niscoverr. ; One tnt-
tleVhly ard htr an? &ne writes tiis
,ri-4.inn medicine idso Cured Air.
Long of a severe attack of Pneumonia.
Such cures are positive proot of the
.vi..-c nvr t of tins jrranu rcmeuy
for curing all throat, cnesi ami
I ..i- rT,W coc and $1.00. Every
i-tv cruaranteed. Trial bottle free at
DR. STONL D orugstore.
Germany's Tariff, on American Meats
, Aiay -trst
: Wrrton. May 28. Represent
tive Baiky. of Kansas, today intro
SJcwTbSH in thd House-, providing
. .I',, 'President of the
i'tTJI firate .hail- be informed that
Rmanr tra passeJ a Jaw imposing
r"rv dtns on meat products
trom ,rw w'o. v 1
.:. flvmrr a -tune wrien ai
t- or r-mutactu-rett n
the German empire.
consumption at the ports cJ he UniKd
States.-haU pay a duty of 10 per cent
m excess of he dutjes imprjed, thete
m pt'f Mr .o the passage of the bill.
IS IN DISTRESS.
Stfhooner. Bound for Cape Nome
iKetarns to Port Townsend.
-Port Townsend. Wash.. May 38.
The Schooner .Arthur H.. Captain Ack-
ei man, sailing from Seattle for Cate
Nomei, !ast Wednesday, was towed - in
at 11 o'clock tonight in distress. She
was ctt'jgiit in a gale Friday night, which
lasted; until Saturday nocn, and hid
two fails and rtiflder carried awa
The idecklond of lumber was thrown
overboard. The vessel mas itteted
a: spar, and the gale abating, enabled
her to reach Xcah bay. The Arthur
B. had eighteen-; people aboard besides
the crew. i
L CHINESE MURDERER.
Captured After1! a Long Chase
Cojfax.' Wash.3 May 28. Wong Yee,
commonly called the "High bin dey, i
rnder arrest on ; the charge of having
murdered Ching. Chinese gatiblen
wlw.se throat was . cut early Sunday
morning. .Wong Vee was captured
near Tenawawa, Lite Stmday afternoon
by Deupty Sheriff Carter, who ehaseif
him jtwd miles, the fugitive' .stopping;,
only after two shols had been fifed by
the officer. At the second shct he fell
on his face, rnd as the officer ran, up,
called out "Who, tell you? I no shoot
A MARKED FAVOR.
StJ! Peterburg, May 28. For the first
rime on record, the Czar invited the
imcmlbers of the iTEfritish cmbisjiy to din
ner, ton the occasion of thei Queen's
birthday. This innovation is regarded
as ot; great political significance.
Bismarck's Iron Nerve
Wt&s the'result of 4ws splendid health.
ndomitafble will and tremendous ener
gy are not found where Stomadi, Liver,
Kwlnevs ami Rnwns are out of order.
If you want these qualities and thj
success they bring,--use Dr. King 'Ne.W-
Litet Puis-. They develop every 'power
of brain and body. Only 25c at DR.
STONE S lrug snores.
HE IS YET UNTKiEI)
JEITRKV HAS NOT 81H)VFN AHILITY
IN Til VINO lilti CASES.
IIU Reerd ta South Orrt.ii (thawi Tht
AuhUnc Wu Serarcd In Im
"Hart made -a ten minute speech as
nwot'lj as ice ami juA about' a. t'roii-
cal.l! Ha said flies firm of. Townsemt &
Uaift. of Dallas, , tlw lealing firm
tl S'olk county arikl on? of the leading
firnis Sn the district. He would prose
cute all cases to the best of hs ability.
lid orMmised lihat it would not be i-'-
ccsbary to employ additimiaT legal tal-
ivt in any County! it lx- was e."eeit.
(liWagine tus namFiing tne wauwi irawi
cats unas.isteM). Jettrcys livening
' D'ArcyJtes Claim a Victory.
fP. H. D'Arcy. of Salem .and
frit-mis. who were turned down in
MarHm county prmxes ami conven
tion, aind turned otrt of tire Democratic
stsktj convention, aar they got alout
evtryfliing tfliey came 'to Portland 10
gelt. They express nernfeJvcs as we 11
plj;asil by the dkctforr of Dan J. Fry
asi atetrnate tr the National conven-
tiim and by tlie .nomination of Jeff rey
for district attorney in the-tlnra ais
trtctt." Daily Oregonian, Apii.l 14th.
- T, I? T i .'. f.;..,1.
it I appears worn tne aruoye 3nieriew,
worked scrfously to secure t-he honmu
ation of Mr. Jeffney at the dtate con
veintion. It is generally umlerstvod
wiiht Mr. D Arev ani Ins Jriemis are
now worlrtng ha-rd -to procure the elec
tron of Mr. Jeffrey as ;Ttnct attorney
foff this iSrict. His evening organ
iiirontinuallv saying that only Jeffrey,
and not -Hart, is capate crt , namiung
tj0 baKck fr3ud cases:" that whenever
"Wg criminals are to De prosccuito
Mr. Hail wf!i be unable to ' handle
tfiem'-ete. It miglvt le weii tor Air.
Jeffrey fo be fair and trH Ute people
vL-hat -bitr ciSmiraat case" he ever
handled alone Successfully' A Populist
pitper. the Vafiey Record, pubisiea at
Ashiand. in Southern Oregon, pnb
as a fact that the only big
,mirKtl ea he won in Lake county
u-Kin h had. Attorney C A. Cogs-
wtM to help 9rim. and w2en he u4er
took to sry another alone he lost jr
r nu? lit- did not know cnousfli to prove
necessary fact-9 when he hal plrrrty C-
rwif fni- thai nnrroe in court, o
Hail known enough ro offer1! fL The
case in Jackson county was odt red
by him unaklerf. Attorney G. W.
White assisted tern in fhe 3"ml of tiiaf
tbse in t"be lower courft, a the reeord
Aftrt Attornev General Idleman
assisted him in the supreme court. The
m'r.ir- Rpfottd !Mtj cubllshe die fact
tliat hi indsdtmcnt were sent back to
the grand jury ten times in Jicfcfon
Mmifiir -rf nine time nn Josephine
eounty. So It is plain to be seen., if the.
people wanS van Jronest ami capaDte
officer to harrc!le big
ttiircirsais" or ballot fradd case, Johus
N. Hait is the man to yosc.ior.
f I consider it not only a pleasure but
a duty I owe to my neighbors to tell
;i,nttt th wonderful cure effected in
iny cae by the "timely use of Cham
berlain's Colc, Cholera and Diarrhoea
Remedy. I was taken very badly with
flux and procured a bottle of this rem
tdy. A few coses 01 11 eneciea
hfrniiiwnt cart. I take pleasure
recommending it to others suffering
jtrorn that dreadful disease. J.
ILrnch. Dorr. W.-Va. This remedy 1
sold by F. G. Haas, balem. Or.
TO A CLOSE
The Methodist Conference Will
Adjoarn this Evening.
ETTOftT TO CRITIZE THE PRESIDENT
Met With Failure-Tho Ro)k of Dis
: eipline, Ueffardiuff Dancipff
CHICAGO. May ' 28 Vith three
i-ttsiincss sessions today the Ouidren-
n'a! ; Conference cf the Methodist Epis
copal church, which far a month past
hi been sittingltere. practically came
td a close, though actual adjournment
'fifes not take place until tpniorrow.
SjucJi importance, business was trans
ited leday, including the settlement
o the two most interesting questions
boglit before the Conference the re
pprtj.s of the coninliltee on-temperance
ijcd! the; committee on state of the
ctitttch in regard to the ban on eard
pjaying. tluatc-going dancing , and
I Strong jolitical color as given the
discitssion 'n the temperance question,
Ty a bitter- arraignment of President
flcKinlcy' 'because of his. attitude on
flic anti-canteen hw. but the Confcr-
f'-nce refused to criticize the .President.
y striking cutj by; an overwhclniioig
ie-te, all re fc reticle to any ac-tion on. his
part or j that; of Attorney General
fGriggs. -r;- ; i . ;
i The .minority jreport on amusements,
accepted Saturday, was laid on the
table.'- -which action leaves; the para
graph in the- book of discipline exactly
as it was before the : question was con
sidered. : -., "
, , .. .- f
CHINATOWN IS QUARANTINED.
UNITED SXXTES COURT RE.
STRAINED THE OFFICIALS, i
Ordering Them -Not to Inoculate" the
Asiatics Against the Plague
Local Board Acts.
SAN FRANCISCO, May 28. The
plague situation assumed a new phase
rmisr.it. which will probably resnlt in
luarantining thei Chinese section of the
city. 1 lie tjnarantining ct -Chinatown
wis not called firth by -any -unfavorable
Kvelopment m the sanitary conditions.
urt it was due -to the necessity of pro-
iding for. bet fee control of the Unit-
tu-n.vn view ot 1 trie; tact tna-t the unit-
ed States circuit court todav 'issued an
order, restraining the local board of
health and Dr. Kenyoun. United States
surgeon, from inoculating the -Chinese
and Japanese. When the decision cf
the court was rendered. Surgtofi Ken
youn called off his inspection, and noti
fied Surgeon General Wy man : of the
court's, action. ,1 The state board then
took the: makteri in. hand. At the meet-
1 g of that board, a resolution was pass
ed instructing the local board cf health
o place an effective quarantine around
BLEW OUT THE GAS.
LoAnjreles. Oal.. May 28. Rev.
Wm. joseiih 'Reecber, X missionary of
tha Ija'tter Day Saint. w1k came to
vth?s crty Frwlay. was found' dead in Ms
room ibeTe yesterday. He had blown
out the gas. arid death from taspliyx.a-
tion resulted. :
Great Britain and United States Charg-
, cd with Being lAllics.
Washineton. May 28. In the course
of. a speech in favor of the adoption oi
a'resolution expressing the Senate's
sympathy; 'for the Boers today. Well-
ington. Republican ot Aiaryiana, reier
red to the secret understanding existing
between tlie United States and Great
Britain. When' Lodge. Republican ol
Massachusetts, demanded proof that
such 5 an understanding existed. :eU
ingtpn" said that, under the circum
stances, it was difficult to present tang
ible proof, but he believed proof cottl
be found, m the Mate uepanment.
Lodge rcpliedj that under our form of
government no :uch understanuing
could exist, and as the Secretary of
State had emphatically denied the cx-ittmre-oC
any alliance er understanding.
he believed the country -Jvcrald accept
his statement as true.
The readintr of the sundry civil ap
propriation bill was completed, but hot
all of the committee amendments have
been disposed of. A-Ihely debate was
nrecinitated over the propositi in to
rontinue the life of the Industrial Com
.mission untilJUCt. 31, igoi. vnargei
were made that ? the commission was
being used ai a I Republican campaign
machine, i and that important testimony
hd ; been suppressed... The ' committee
amendment, however, was agreed to.
. TURKISH PROVERBS.
At tlie Armenian convent of San
LarrarJ vlitrs are expected to take
away wseh them a copy 01 a modest as
sortrnwt of -books printed in vanws
itongotsf. which are 'J for reasonable
sntn. -One or.Thesr entiUed . inrk
h I1roverb; Translated Into .English'
and its many typographical error are
as amusing ats tbe proverbs themselveisi.
There is mach edihcror. tor in
stance, m tvs, one: . Whoever Cheats
not iris daughter wwl strike fti oven
knee. though it i eat-uy ttarrected.
"Da ot obstrrvc hint who speaks, but
Him who rrwsdct bim speak." is rathcir
clever, and so r "The vessel leans,, but
her cotrse rs s-traight.
Here ti another: Evfrythmg is
broken by i's sJimncss, but smen by
fatness. This one conveys a fascinat
ing sense ot mysttry: He '--who ask
in black in one face, but he who re
uses in byh. The ofd familiar, "A
iron slmrperteth iron- reappears i-n
Turkisb "As the L-mill reqirires two,
stone. friendvtuip two heads.
. Here as a rtitrouuct'son ot . "Oive a
dmsr a bad nam;. "Having called a
man a fool for 40 days, he ltcame one
Ami who would not. willingly exchange
"Two bites at a cherry lor the Turk
isli "He mak:s seven niseis -nt
current" - f.
Bes'wle-s the wise saws that have
tlx-ir .counterpart's ; in the literature of
(S.htx countries, thurc are some- wtich
can not be traced am jng familiar
proverbs.' and -many of ;hese tharm us
by .thtw- fctshness. Such! sayings as
"The nest of a blltid biivl is made by
God. -"Poverty i4 a shirt Si fire."
"The sermon of a por priest is not
heard," are worthy to be n; ialied
every wln.re ami tflie first is surely 1111
surpassed in ." teiidxr sentinieirt and
Purcsoue fancy:'!- -.- v : -
This pro. 'vb, "Tlie stom-w of my '-a-tive
crxintry are warmer than the oven
of Babylon," has an almost biblical
suggestion of desolation in exile, ami
"To 'iie nrad every day is a holiday"
ha- -a .'whimsical pafthos that is almost
Sin kes pt a reanv !. -.',
Olsfrniing Wlf-Smnwtance lurks in
"The burtertly seatn-d oit a branch fears
fc will break," arid the admonition. "I
do no 'advi-sc the cat to -strangle the?
lion." ' isfiieitoi;s ji-n idea and; exprv-sj
slon alike. Here- are twii3rniing
ss'.ories: "Tfce fi.i was akvd. . 'Have
you nrwii irom Uve ca?-H auswored.
'Very much, but my mouth is full of
water.'" "if wonwn thought there
was somcUliring curious in dhe sky they
would find a ladder to get up and ste
what tlire was."
IS n4T CO N'FIR M ED. Tire item
in . Sunday's : Statesman; to ihe t ITcct
that Key. W. J. ' Ia-iduti-. tf Green
field.;' Uoiiois. would cvmie to Salem as
prcs'wlent ot Wif-iametitfe ' University,
which news was received by tfie States
man from otit-'Hle sources, was rit
cirmfirmcd by.'. tfie: UiiivcrMty atithti
tieis. The infonmation cum an a letter
from a ta-Jy residing iii Gnts-nfield, wh!,
in applying for a pxvsiion as heacher
in the' Salem sehoo's. gave as reference."
Rev. N. J. Davidson, of Greeniield, l)
Knois. wl. siie stated, would cdii lo
cate 9ti Salem, having been s-elvcHod tis
pre?."dcne of Wiwlanictte UnivrrsHy.
Tn-iv news was receiver! in the States
man office too lane on Saturday, to se
cure a confirtiuatkn from tGw Univer
sity aifchoritk-s, amf was. used.- The
trustees cf Wiiktmette University, who
are in be city, say .ft may be t?uA Rev.
DaVid.9ui hac leeu approaches! ; by
some one front Oregon, " with t' e
fttgest km l3iat lx - try for the
po-itiion. but tlvere is no au-hp--ity
givcti any eonimittjee. by ilt- lxaM
of t:Hi?ttJe, to m-goi'iate for a new head
for the University, as President Haw
ky is gvtiing excellent $jt5faction in
'Jli-S't cajiarity..' f -j '
ILL WITH APPENDICITIS Dr.
L. F. Griffith itettirmd j-cstcrday front
Corvallis bringing wtih .him his broth
er , Carl Griffith, 'who is suffering wf'h
a -second attack of appendicitis, jit
may be necessary for the' young man
to s-ajtmit vj an
operation. . , . Miss
LucrJ Cochran, of . ibis- city, wlmjis
visiting fricmls in Albany, was em Sun
day, ttg'h-: takt,n very seriously ill.
Physicians pronounced flier trouble ap
pend'eftis. Her tontFit'on was soin-w-hat
... impno-vcxl yolterilay, when all
t symptoms were favorable, ami the na
ture ot the attack -may tvor require an
operation alt this itime. .'".
THE BALLOTS Two deputies
.icriff Jeae this mom.ng to-deliver
bml-Iot boxes aiwl hatl-c'ts fo 4he chairm:n
of the election boards 'in the .'several
precincts in Marion' county, outside r.
tire ten balem precincts. . (Hie will ?
in a northerly direct km, and t1ie otdier.
goes to TuriKT. Marion. Jcffcron and
S3dney. The baildts for the twcity-
tfme put ci net, outside trf Salem, Ikivc
1een print-ex! am! plaet-d in the ballot
boxes by the county clerk, ami win lie
distributed bv lbe sheriff and deputies
throughomt hhc county. . " r f
A NEW SUIT. A. H. IjaCroix.:
piahrriff. vs. P. J. Scharlxich, defendant.
is the Title of a new suit filed in rcpart-
iiient No. 1, of the sta.'e-circuit cot'rt
fsr Marion county, yxsterday. Judir
men 5a asked for $440.70. and interest
&t to per cent per annum from August
17. l8ot. icsa St! paid on June 4- lHi,
ail for $75 fon special alttorney's fee1,
Carson it Adam are attorneys- lor She
plaintiff. - j . - j
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PETITION. C, Sdhafer, .iniin-
istrrifoi of iiie estae of Wm. Gtrn'
Ciol. kTicea'sed. filed a neiiVion in the
nrvbate court, yesterday., for an order
aiifhoriring him to buy lumler and
nalils to re ivor the fencing on the larro
bekmgmg tw the estate, 1
FOR PERJURY. The sheriff from
Wallowa county. Eastern Oregon, ! ar
rived in the city last everwng -with Uen-
ms Whitmore for the penitentiary tin
der sentence of three years, hating
been convicted of perjury.
CASTOR I A
Tor Infants sxd Children.
Hie Kind Yea Haw Mmji E:nt
FOR WAR USE
Possibly That a New Market May
Created by EngHnds Rec"ent;
; , .'"'...'"' . Action. ' -- 1 -
TI eitimated numben of horres in
ihi wycUi vs 60.000.000, f rwhic' 20.
000.000 are in Russia. 13.500.000 in .tit?
United Sate,' 4-Sco.ooo in the Argen
iinc RVpublir ard 4 .000. coo in Auitraa-
Hungary, jit is V the. last country
ml more particularly to Hungary t3iat
Ixietofore horsc buytes in tinwes' of
w?.r have j'one, for the reason thai
"Hungarian i horses have beer believed
h make be brst nvounts ft.r cavafry.
Ri".-tsian (asm are wit to le
.pttrchesk-cd. txxit with the 'iKtrmissSeHt
of ihv K.x':lKi's tit. and' the Argentine
ii too rem; ee as a rule. Now tio de
mand for horse for miiit.ery tie A
ljeiirg supplied t an increasing ex-teitt
from the Unitetl States.
;"cry mxt-rttly agent's of the . B'ritih
governnitrrf. began i purcha.-' h-ir:tsts
in 'Texacs. lily ftlws Ij. rmtnniratti
there were $t.iooooo firse-a in Tcxa.
and tine aTk' "of several thousand 0
ibem to. t! Britisli government at
(irices langiug1 from $50 to $70. a bead
(1!!k average value vf a hvm-c in the
Unites! Stafe is-now almiH $J7 m.vik-s
Pi feature of -thf develoimk-rx i a iu'W
3cm oi Americait trade. It is iH in
-resptct tSu 4rse on))', that the United
Stattts offt a .large- nmket o the gov-'j
rnnKm-ii tlrs.-r count rKss, fn' thetse -C4re
now iii ih;s cxunvtry j.xxi,on
lhulis. ami thousand of 'these luve
been .purchases! ir war rerviee by tlie
British govwrnunt Sn South Africa.
Iks annicsii of Einvjean countries- are
consU-1'tly inctxa-ing in si?e ami- v.h
th:s ioctx'tfsb Come the need for mv
l?.rs. Roughly speakrng. there are
l?.ooo.otx flitytsts . requrvd for tnili'tary
sei-vicv on a war fH'iiig in all cjuni1
ilk ct ' orte lw-r-e in sixty. The re
quiremvnts of the Ru'-asian .urmy are
.Vxyemo. xvf France ami Germany 'joo
each ami df England a n! the L'nittxl
S:;aU"s ioo.o tach."- JltJi-ses a,d mules
bough in the United Slato 8inx .Ixtn
piwi in -actual warfare" fo possess vhe
very entalilties ftevIed. Thvt hors
spoeti, vfw'.mance, trtiigth, am! th-e
niuVs endwance .wd 'stircngth williout
A TERRIBLE SLAUGHTER.
i ' -ii i ' ' m
1 He wondered wlie ho hiard litem
talking- if jiomething in the war 1 ws
of (hat day had escaped him, says Lon-j
t'on Answers, 1 ,
! "It was a terrible slaughter," said
one of the ladies. .--..-'
"Yes. indeed," returned the other;
"such a sacrifice probably has never
been known before," ;) . u ' - !
"They njust have started right and
left, just as described in the papers.'
went on the firt. .-
"Yes;-4lie 'adjective 'terrific, so fre
quent.y used, was certainly justiltcd,
addfd the i second. I ;
"Pandon inc." said the man who had
overheard ;! "has another battle been
jfought in jSouth Africa? 1 aw noth
ing aboi't n.
"Battler" repeated the one ' nearest
him. "What do we- kivnv .'nhout. bat
tles? We Swcre ' discussing ihc advtr
sfniMit of a -'swing', bargain sale we
iliave just been attending." 1
WHEN THE DAY IS DON'!-.'
Wlfieut i-i right, the pmrsecu-tor
must Ik wrong. WiKiam P :m.
Women alwaCs find ihcir birtetvt
foes amoijig their own sex.- J. Petit
Setwi. ; '
Ae 'o Snot
rorn-ct the man we
og; we corrxict
ttJnr by him.
If I can put one fouJh of a ro-y
tsirn.-et rm'o the life of any man cur wo
man, I shall feel tliat 1 hive worked
witihyGx!; Get. , Mac Donald.
Wlrslo ttTKlernesw of feeling am! sus-
cltibfltyi to geiKToits emotion are
accidenit of tempervtnienft. gov-diKW r-
an achievement of t lie will and a qual
ity Of the life. Lowell..
PECULIAR. AND PERTINENT.
It is said that some if flue imperial
yeimanTy are o much taken with th
aK-ricuitural nuaTitiesi of the Free State
that they -Chink of taking. up farm f
r the war, . . 1
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Camdi.iii'! are 'mrfnifeistly tvt lieef
?rinkt-ir.t. They onsnmn! last yeart
but 3.00 gallon per head, as eompareil
with a consumption ol 12.00 in the
United States. -
Officer of-t've Colorado-. State Fetl-
eration of ' Labor are arranging to k-ase
from Hw? tae a large anioune of coat
ami mineral land on wHiiclx 1mm1 will
be opened on the co-operative plan.
The. diicbessi of Yrk has accepted
for the infant prince a parr of fliatwl
knitted bottv8, made of white And;d
usiaii .wool, the work. of Miss M. Fort
une of John street Lane,- Pojtobello.
Thre was a ime .'"once when .'motli
rn' folic uscf to eml Jwo virions t
the starving one in Oklahoma. In
ibis year' of oar bm! OkSahoman are
prtiaring a corn , train, to ship to the
famine sufferer- 'of Julia.
Metals 1 get tired as we'd a human
ljemg"S. Telegraph' -wires ;rc better
coniuctorji on Monday than on Satur
day on account of tlieir rest, and a re it
of three wxt-ks odd to percent, to the
conductirity of a wire.
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LIGHTS AND SIDELIGHTS.
"Blifkm'w wife U uch.a worrying
woman. W1at' lee got to worry
aW"'t?" .. 1 -
"Blifkin fa suxlr a gxl htiban!
th;i she's araid it won't last." Cleve
land Plaiin Dealer.
"Why lo yow call bim a good Popu
list statesman?" .' '. '
"Iiecatrsc JiU ongriiFMonal record
shown tliat Jie Iva-s intrrduced more
ircolutijn of inquiry han
other mn." Tbir.gr Post.
"Skinntr go? a 'bill the other day foh
his Wife aiitoirobile drires, and he's
Ix-en laid up ever since." r
"What'-s the matter?''
Tbe Vctor says lie it suffering fromj
an overcharger.of electricity," Life.
A woman ivr admit that h-r
shoes are tiglit; they are only a triflq