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WEEKLY OREGON STATESMAN. TUSDAY, JUNE 12, 1900.
rsnin n Frrri AirTrc
as, and Thomas J. Maloney, chairmen
of the county central committee, and
these two gentlemen were both made
delegates at large to the Kansas City
convention. . . !
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, .. tT 77Y T iAA.A
lit Circumvents the Cocrs and
Secures a Good Pcslticn.
LOSD ROBERTS' ARMY IS RESTING
Tfc Win Arm Blockade wltH OOcial
Correspondence and Preaa Reperte
LONDON; June General Buller
has at length taken the offensive, and
by maneuvering: he has secured a posi
tion west of Laing'i Nek,' by which
he believe he cn make the Boer po
sitions untenable. Presumably he will
immediately follow up bis success.
Lord Roberts j has , communicated
nothing for three days, nor permitted
the correspondents to wire what is go
ing on. London's inference is that he
i resting, although he is probably dis
posing hi army fcr c reach after Com
mandant General Botha.
The blockading of the wires, owing
to the rush ot official correspondence,
may account for the scanty press dis
patches. Some telegrams rfiled a week
ago are only just now arriving.
BULLER'S REPORT. ' j
London. June 8. The war office hai
received the following" dispatch : from
General Buller: '"Yellow Boom Farm,
June 8. On June 6th General Talbot,
with' the Tenth Brigade ami the South
African Light Horse seized Van Wyke
hill. The enemy eriade some resistance
and a good deal of sniping occurred.
Our casualties were about four killed
and thirteen wounded.' t Ji
- " During that day and the fo-llowirig
we got . two 4.7 and two i2-poundr
naval guns onto Van Wyke hillj. and
fu'ti C.!rK or 11 r a nt flis CAttln t-c rr
,pur of Inkewelo. Under cover of'their
fire. General illuldyard today assaulted
all the spurs of the- - berg between
Dotha's pass and Inkewelo. I!
"The attack which was well planned
by tHildyard and carried out with im
mense dash by the troops, for whom ne
mountains were too "steep, outflanked
the enemy who were forced to retire
from their very strong positions.
, "I think -we did not have any casual
ties, ana I nope I nave obtained the pci
anion irom wnirn i can render l.amgl!
iNek untenable. i
BOXER OUTRAGES CONTINUE:.
CHINESE TROOPS (MEET ' TH
" REBEL HORDES IN BATTLE.
More Missionaries Killed with the
: tacit Approval 01 the (love-rnmeat
01 the Flowery Kingdom.
LONDON, June 8 Definite returns
regarding severe fighting between tlie
Chinese troops and ibe "Boxers," tht
was going on Thursday between Ti;n
Tsin and Peking, had not been receiv
ed at Tien Tsin when the latest teli
ram. to reach London were filed.
The. Chinese troops, however, had killed
many "Boxers," according to some re
ports, while another account had ft,
the government soldiers were sorely
defeated in. an engagement near Pio
Apparently the legation-guards hare
not taken a hand in the fighting, but
they are ready to do so at a moment's
notice. The "Boxer' movement affects
ome hundreds of square miles.
Official dispatches to Vienna frefm
Peking avow that the sect is more
powerful than any previous party in
China, embracing some 3,000,000. man
ipulated by zealous and adroit men.
MORE OUTRAGES. j j
London. June 9 The Peking cor
respondent of the Times, in a dispatch
dated June, 7th, says: ): ;
"Particulars, received here, sho
(hat . Messrs. Norman and Robinson,
two missionaries, were hacked j to
pieces in circumstances of revolting
barbarity. The Chinese government
cannot be exonerated from the charge
of complicity in these murders. From
the beginning its action will bear only
one interpretation, namely, that of! ap
proval of the anti-foreign movement,
whiehj ha had f these results. The
-missionary conference today sent a dis
patch to President McKinley, appeal
ing for protection, and. asserting thaf
the missionaries at Pao Ting Fujand
other places are in extreme danger;
that the Tung Chu mission station has
been abandoned; that chapels every
where have been burned, and 'that
hundreds of native Christians have been
massacred. The serious condition j ot
nftairs in Peking is reacting upon; the
provinces. The French minister jhere
has received a telegram saying thai the
French consul at Mong Taso. and the
French agent at Yun 'Han Fu, jhave
both been compelled to retire jfrom
beir posts, as the viceroy announced
that he was unable to guarantee Itheir
safety. ; - : - . : j
"The 'Boxers yesterday burned the
Rnssiart chapel at Tung- Tiertgan,
tnirty-ive miles north of Peking.
AFTER MANY HOURS. L
The Colorado Democrats Settled a
Coutest and Restored" Ilarmoriy-I ":
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Denver, Colo,, June 8. After a two
days session in convention, and am all
night sitting . of the credentials Icom
mjttee. in a vain effort to reach a sat
isfactory arrangement between the con
testing delegations from this (Arapa
toe) county, the "state Democratic
convention this afternoon, ; by almost
a unanimous vote decided the contest
by throwing out both delegations.
Within an hour after this action was
taken, the convention had finished its
Tabors and adjourned. The delegations
from Arapahe county were headed,
respectively, by Governor C. S- Thora-
Care X'otcbs, la-,
It) eeaU ii ceau. ,
THREE (MEN KILLED.
Diiaster'in a Mine in Ohio Two Hun
dred Mere Entombed, .
Gloucester, O., June 8. Two hun
dred miners were imprisoned, at 7. a.
m. today, by the explosion of gas in
mine No. 2. dt was thought at first
that the loss of life would be very large,
but all were rescued tonight, except
three. Evan Joseph, John McClelland
and Aaron Swanson were killed and
their bodies cannot likely be recovered
tonight, as the mine is still on fire,
i These men were engaged to watch
the mine at night and see that it was in
condition for thminers to enter in the
morning. They fvere cut off from all
means'of escape at the time of the ex
plosion and their Ihorses perished with
OPPOSB THE GOVERNMENT.
British - Columbia Elections Many
L Parties Are! in the Field. 4
Vancouver, B. j C.,- June 8. The
general election ffp member of the
provincial parliament, will take plaee
throughout British. Columbia tomor
row. The campaigns which closed to
night, has been peculiar in many re
spect. For the firkt time Jn the his
tory of British Columbia, party lines
have been partially! introduced in the.
provincial election. The result has
been the creation bf factions, : and in
addition to Jthe government ticket, five
other sets of candidates are in the
field, all in opposition to the govern
ment. . ! ,- . ' - - J ,
; i ' The Twentieth Century. , t :
'When a few months more shall have
passed we will then! stand at the very
threshold of the twentieth century, and
the nineteenth will pe a -thing of the
past. It will., however, be known as
the ceatury of inventson and discovery,
and among sorne of I the greatest of
these we can truthfully mention ;Hos
tetters Stomach Bittlrs, the celebrated
remedy for all aihneifts arising from a
disordered stomach, such as dyspepsia,
flotlv! "onstinatinn land
biliousness. It 'has fieen one of the!
the past fifty years ai a health builder.
Many physicians recwimiend it Take
their advice, try a bcjttle and be con-
with a Private Revenue Stamp over the
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necK 01 me douic. i , -
.POLK COUNTI ELECTION.
Republicans and Democrats XHvided
the County j Offices. t
Dallas, (Ore.), Junt 8. The election
held in tWs cmtnty past Monday re
resulted, as it often does in this county,
in a division 'of the bounty offices be
tween the Republican and Democrats,
County judges J. . Sibley, Demo
crat, j- ' !
Commissioner J. B. Teal, Republi
can. ; L ' j ' t: jt ;
Sheriff J. G. Van Orsdel. Democrat
Clerk U. S. Lauiery, iRepublican.
Superintendent off 'schools C L.
Starr, Republican., f
Assessor Frank H iMvers, Demo
crat. . V; I- '.;! '- .:
Treasurer E. V. Dalton. (Democrat.
Surveyor -L. Bro4n. Democrat.
Cofoncr Dr. L. ?. Woods, iRepub
licinj : . ' r. 'l ; . r-' - "i
The legislative ticklet was carried by
flic Republicans. who also cave ma
jorities for tlie district and tate of
WILL TIIF.Y CLASH? i
The Tension Between Japan and Cora
13 Serous. ' p
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Yokohama, June 8. More serious,
from a Japanese pint of view, than
the rising of the "jBoxers'v in China,
is the sudden tension between Japan
and Corea. as the rdsult of the protests
of Japan against thef torture and execu
tion of political prfsoners by the Co
rean government. The Corean em
peror absolutely refuses to grant an
audience to the Japanese minister.
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AX 'OBLIGIKG ALABAMA LAND
.. ; -. LORD. ;' . . ?.
"Recently I had jan experience with
rats that I will nojt soon forget," said
D. B. Purks, of Fredericksburg, Va. ;
It happened in this way: I was
traveling through Alabama, and, land
ing in a small ton, worn out after a
day's overland travel nn a broken-down
buggy, sought the jonly tavern the town
boasted. ; And I hid been in bed about
fifteen minutes I a$ startled to trtar
strange and curious noises the most
unnatural sound had ever heard. I
immediately proceeded to investigate
the cause of this firidnigh-t disturbance
and lit the candle the only illuminant
procurable, and t my surprise beheld
ten of the largest rats, iri my opinion,
ever seen. Tley ranged in size from
an average squirrel-to an ordinary dog.
Not the. least fea was manifested by
these rats. They deliberately surveyed
roe and continuec the work of eating
my shoes. : -. " - 1 '. '-
"One large fellbw. evidently master
of ceremonies, was bold enough to at
tempt to bite mf- This affront was
more than I cduld stand. Jumping
back into bed I si
rrc.nmed for the land
lord. who. after
a drunken sleep,
this chamber of
being awakened . from
islowly shuttled up to
horrors, dignified as
a room, and corf
the cause of the
racket. After stating
the nature of- th4
trouble he 'allowed'
he would settle ft in short order. In
about ten minute rats poured into the
room in oroves 19 inc nwm-oer 01 aDoui
15a all sizes and conditions, large and
small, lean and fat, all squeaking and
apparently frigbtfned. I thought some
thing unusual nSust have transpired,
when tny suspicions were confirmed by
the arrival of several ferrets. whoseeyes
sparkled with gle at the slaughter they
proceeded to institute.
"As soon as I collected myself after
the execution Ifhastened out of the
room and madef myself as comfortable
as possible in aj chair, waiting for day
to breaks that If could shake the town.
Although I ma tie my escape in carpet
slippers, k was ne of the happiest inci
dents of my lifej The landlord evident
ly thought nothing of the occurrence.
He said it happened very often, and he
always kept a supply' of ferrets to clean
flie rats out whjrn they became unman
ageable . and !t 00 annoying to his
guests." Washington Post.
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BRAKEMAN MEETS WITH FATAL AC-
CIUEXT KEAR JEF FKKS(jN.
Soatala'ed a Fracture of lh Skull at Ue
of Brain Remains : Shipped to ,
Los Ang-elea for Burial.
(From Daily Statesman, June 9.) -
Another fatal railroad accident oc
curred at an ,; early ..hour, yesterday
morning. as a consequence of which,
J. J.. Phillips, a brakernan on the first
section of. the northbound Oregon ex-
pressj lost 1 his liev
The accident happened between Jef
ferson and Marion, while wood was
being loaded in the tender. At this
point fcthe company his a- device by
which the tender is very expeditiously
loaded with wood. It! is known as a
tipping racki and contains a sufficient
amount of wood to fill the tender. It
is unloaded by a single motion. In
some unaccountable manner 'the unfor
tunate brakeman was Struck either by
the rack or a falling:! stick. At any
rate. he sustained a : fracture of the
skull at the base of jthe brain, which
produced a serious hemorrhage. ' He
also received internal;- injuries. The
injured man was brought to Salem on
the train and placed in the Salem hos
pital, when the company's resident
physician. Dr. W.H. jByrd. was called.
Lverytmng possible w
viate- the unfortunatel
as done to alle
but his recovery was- impossible and he
died at 840 o'clock. hree hours' after
reaching that institution.'
The remains were removed to.i Bu
ren's undertaking parlors and prepared
for burial. They were shipped 'on the
California l express - last' night to' Ijos
Angeles, California, where the deceas
ed has relatives and, where interment
will take place, i -;' "
; Phillips was, an unmarried man - and
ahout-28 years of age.! - He was a targe,
muscular fellow and had been assigned
temporarily to the overland- as brake
man. 'He. held membership in the
Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen.
He was a native of Erie., Pennsylvania,
and bad recently been, at Los Angeles,
and other points
A PARDON URGENTLY DESIRED.
Bert Jacobs, a Young Negro Convict,
! ; Desires 'His Freedom Grave
I Doubt of His Guilt. '
(From Daily Statesman, June 9.)
Go-, i-T. T.; Geer is in- receipt of a
petition for the commutation of the
sentence of Bert Jacolbs. a colored man,
sentenced to the penitentiary for eight
years, iri January, 1807. on the charge
of laTceny from a dwelling. Jzcobs
has enlisted the aid of- a number r,f
prominent people, and a very good
showing is made in Jiis -behalf. Attor
ney Chas.F- Lord, who, prosecuted the
case, recommends' Iclernency, sayine
that the sentence : imposed was too se
vere; a number of ithe jurors in the
case are urging clemency, as do Muni
cipal Judge Frank !C. Hennessy and
Fire Chief David Campbell, both of
Portland. . , . . ;
Jacobs was an instructor in music
in Portland, and was befriended by a
woman named Lucy Deere, who tizd
several l times given 1 htm jewelry, ask
ing him to pawn it When he left
Portland in September, 1896, and went
to Montana, the woman charged him
with stealing jewelry and pawning it
He was arrested and returned and after
a trial, was convicted and sent to pris
on. It now appears that the woman
was jealous : of the jVoung negro, ami
took that ' means - to punish him for
some fancied wrong,! when, in fact, she
had herself instructed him to. pawn the
jewelry in ; question J that he had not
stolen it There is really, very ..little
question now, but the young negro i
innocent of any crime; that the woman
in the case is far more to blame, si.3
that executive clemency would be but
an act of Justice. : Ij - V
Jacobs "is said to be an exemplary
prisoner, and has been a trusty during
nearly , all of the time he has "been in
firison, thus earm'ngr doubje time. He
a young negro of good appearance
and; pleasing address, and a splendid
instructor of the guitar,' mandolin and
banjo. , A. O. Condit. of this city, is
attorney for the friend of the colored
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A COUNTY INSTITUTE
WILL BE HELD AT THE EAST 8CJIIOOL
T IN THIS CITY
On Jone 27th to 39Ui An Eminent Corps
of Lecturers and Instructors Cboaen -.
by Frof. Jones.
(From Daily Statesman,. Juife 9.) 1
Prof. Geo. W- Jones, superintendent
of schools for iMarion? county.! has is
sued a , notice to the teachers pf Marion
county, calling an initifute for June
27th, 28th and 29th. The notice read,
as follows: -; ' , ;!',-: : . I
f'The regular 'Marion County Initio
tute will be held in the ' East i School.
Salem, Oregon, beginning Wednesday",
June 27th and continuintj for three
days. ' The iTuorning sessions will be de
voted to discussions of methods of
conductin-g class work in the school
room and the afternoons wilK be given
to lectures on topics of general interest
to teache.rs. Excellent corps of instruct
ors and lecturers have been; secured
and it is hoped Ahat a large number of
our teachers will be present to assist
in making the Institute a success.' j .
The lecturers for the institute will
be Slate Supt J. II. Ackerman, Presi-;
dent W. -C. HawIey, )rAV;iJlamette. Urti-;
yorsity. and President P. I.. Camttell '
of the MoTimouth State Normal school.
The instructors selected ar;
'Prof. W.- C. Hawlev, History r(nd
Cvicsj Jrof. D. A. J GroUt. Reading
arid Grammar: Prof.i. D. W. Voder.
Arithmetic; Miss s. J. Evans, Geo-;
grapiiy. V;" i:'tl -v; ; -V.-' j-
A WILL ADMITTED TO PBOBATf.
The Estate of the Late E. J. Thurman
rs Filed and the Letters Testa- ; 1
: 1 - , mentary' Issued.
i , (From Daily Statesman,- June 9.) 1
The last will and testament of th
late E. J. Thurman, whose demise oc?
cured on. May i5th.vwa filed for pro
bate at the court house yestefday, an4
was admitted arid letters -'testamentary
were issued to Albert iW-hitlock. named
in the will as such executor. Tlie will
was dated July 31, 1900. ' - ' j
i The will disposes of an estate valued
at !$90oo. located in 'Marion county, and
$1000 in Multnomah coirhtv. The heirs
01 the estate .are: -; 1 ! i
Elizabeth Thurman; aged 61 yearsi
residing at Silverton. 5 i p
c Lydia H. Mores, daughter, 47, .Sil
verton. . ' 1 j i
Mary J. Webb, daughter; 42,' GerT
Eliza A. Whitlock, daughter, 32, Sil
verton. . - . , ' ; .-; 1 !:
Amelia; I. Whitlock. daughter, 34
Whiteson. - : -..-, . 1 "
. George W. Thurman. son. 28, Barry
man, Wash. v. - . .1
: Maude L. Thurman, daughter, iS,
Silverton. . - .-..; - ' ; 4 - 1 !;
Kate Porter, daughter, 2$. Silverton.
I E. J. Tliurman. son." 15. Silverton. ji
TJie will devises to George Thurman
$5. J The remainder is granted to the
widow to use during her life, and n at
her demise to be equally -distributed
among the children and Sarih F. Thur
man. wife of George jTIiurma'n, son of
the deceased, . - j ji:
. Letters- testamentary were issued, to
Albert Whitlock, and appraisers ap
pointed as. follows: For the Marion
county property. R. C.- Ramsby. S. T
Hobart and Philip 'Hicks; for Multnti
mah county, Samson 'Jones, W. J. 'Mc-
Kinney and A. C." Brush.
An Illinois man ""has patented a
guitar which can be; taken" apart ; for
storage in a trunk, the neck 'portion
being attached to the end of the sound
ing body by a bolt. and thumb-screw,
with the upper portion of the keyboard
overlapping the face of the body tb
form a rigid connection. "
Attached to the theater built on the
grounds of the Paris exposition for
Loie Fuller to give i her performances
in is a museum containing paintings
and statues of the daneer .by the first
artists of France, including Rodin and
Gerome. 3 - - i.
DID AS -SHE WAS INSTRUCTED,
Mary. the. late Duchess of Teck. had
many charms which rendered her dear
to all sorts and conditions of men and
They crvercome Wealth
ness. irregularity and)
omissions, increase viir
' or and baniab rjaln
v i m
rnwi IM wont
cm IM warn ca u nM ud r mir nuu c
IWM tv the Wn uj t
dgman iTfcing. Cure Lost Manhood. Im-
ie, SnermatofThona - Insomnia, Tame
Emluiont, Lgmn ti cK , Mervon be
(Mliwtv miU ftaJaBHe A writtea rtkwaauc. (a Mt
Btshoo Ramedv Co. Bm Cat.
DRUGGIST. SALEM. OR.
. . , - j m mI mmm m mm tip
01 roots ana neros. anacas me disease in
women, but none so great, says in Har
per's Bazaar, an American bishop's
wife "who met her many times, as the
delightful way in which she used to
repeat a story. Above all. she loved
to tell any tale that brought a hearty
laugh onC the nobility of which she was
io democratic a member- One of her
stories, pointed at nobody dared say
whom, was 06 duchess who owed
everybody, including her seamstress,
and that seamstress little daughter.
Polite duns by post and messenger had
had no effect in bringing about a liquidation-
pf -accounts so that finally, in
despair, the sewing woman concluded
to send her sweet little girl with a
verbal request for .the money , which
was owing. ' She polished the little
face until it was like a June rose, and
took her to the gates of the'ducal man
sion. alL the way impressing on her
what she Was- to say. "And, above alL
don't forget, to say 'Your Gracel"
The, child promised arid trotted off.
By some decree" of fate she got quick
ly by theV servants, and was shown into
the uchess sitting room. She looked
composedly at the great dame. "Are
you the Duchess, ma'am?" she sauI.
"Yes. my child.". At that word the lit
tle one put her two hands together,
reverently cTose5" her eyes. "For what
we are about to receive." she said, "O
Lord, make us truly, thankful!"
"Even a pauper Dttcfress- couldn't
stand that way of saying 'Your Grace,' "
the Duchess of Tick would , conclude
with a jolly hit alj her own well-known
financial difficulties, "and the child got
tile money." , L
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HE LEARNED; BY EXPERIENCE
Arhile James- 'WTiitcoinb Riley . and
Bill Nye were travelling together they
found themselves; registered at a-coun
try inn and in the" adjoining room, scp
arafed only by a ; thin partition, were a
recrntly married i couple who evidently
were just beginning to find each other
out, relates the Detroit Journal.' 1 he
woman -was-railine at the man in wasn-
ish tones, and the husband was gruffly
replying whenever opportunity afford
ed. Both were Imad clear through
Finally the wile ejaculated, with tears
in her voice,U not m her eyes:
"You told -me you were well off be
fore we were married!
"By Jove. I was!" yelled the husband,
"but I didnt know it.
VOTERS FED. In lioner of the re
cent election being' the first one held
since Sidney wa made a separate
election precinct," 'Mr. J. 1. Wallan
fnrnivhed a lunch, which was served by
Mrs. llioms. assisted by the ladies of
the neighborhood, at noon on election
dav. - It w-as'serVcd on loner table in
the yard at the Sidney Mill, and 150
people partook of . the good things put
before them. : r . '
TiHE NEW I Wl SG. Gov. 1: T.
Geer. yesterday closed a contract with
Ivrixon & Van Ratten, of this city, for
the construction ot-the new wing at the
penitentiary, as authorized bv the Le
jslature at the stssion of "1800. The
building will be ;twp stones high, and
will costv the state $12360. This is a
modification of the original plans.
which provide tor a three-stcry stnjc
ture. ,-' ' -
Robert Louis Stevenson once wrot-
a play, of which even his most intimate
friends appear o be ignoranL Steveh
. l t: -if j -1 ...
son iiiniKcii aescriDea it as a
tragedy ? in blank verse," and it was
founded: on hi own novel. "Prince
Otto," a book in which be was at his1
best. No trace of this play, has been
toumi among n is papers.
- T at . e . - . - - . '
aiiss rercevai,; tne last surviving
daughter of Spencer of Perceval, once
British prime- minister, who was assas
sinated .'in the lobby of the house of
commons by Ueliingliam on May 1 1,
1812. died recently at the Manor house,
M. Danysz. pt the , Pasteur institute,
has , found -a microbe which : will 'wfpe
rats out of existence. "He has tried the
effect of his microbe in" warehouses.
farms and other, places, and- in 50 per
cent, of cases the rats completely dis
appeared. , -
The federal .government of Switzer
land is much perplexed these days by
the lrobIem caused by the enormous
proportion of foreign residents in some
of the cantons or countries. In cer
tain localities the foreign population
exceeds the native. -;s
r The cotton acreage this year will be
the largest on record and will not fall
far short of 26.000.000 acres. . Cotton
ra?cr-i also expect good prkes' for
last year"'! crop ! in ndia-was almost a
trnal failure, ours was small, and the
present Egyptian crop is not promising.
Strikers Terrorize St. Louis and
Authorities Are Helpless.
STREET TRAFFIC IS INPROTECTCD
Women Mistreated on the Streets bj Jrr
lar VlncoMsail lb nbllc Sffcoalt '
' ''.'. A re Invaded. ! : - .
ST. L.OUIS, Mo.. June sJdt was
given out during the day, that the St.
Louis Transit System, feeling tnc.tnr
aed at -its success in operating ca-
last night on the Lindell division,
would try the same experiment on fo;tr
other divisions tonight, but when
nightfall came the cars on all but the
Lindell division were withdrawn. It
ta-l i-l mA VtI a( f twit! t- n .1 1,
sheriff were unable to furnish mtn
for the- proper protection of tlie c-ev
and passengers. The company wou-d
not attempt to ojierate additiotval
lines at nisht, until absolutely assured
that its passengers' lives would not lc
endangered. '.: . . ' :
The cars on the IJndell division were
operated tonight on a seven-miuute
schedule, but carried few pasengers.
Police officers rpde. on each tar. and
the entire route-for a distance of four
miles, was patrofifed' by policemen and
' FEMALE MOB. '
St. Louis, Mo., June 8. A mobi of
ferocious women' and boys tonight, beat
and denuded Lena Kaenter. aK youwg
woman 'who makes her living by pifdr
dling Punches among the employes of
the California Avenue street -car Tim-.
When the mob had stripped her to the
waist one woman daubed her with
green paint while two others held her.
The jeering boys and women of the,
moD appiauaea tne outrage and thew
mud. Two shop girls were attacked
by the same mob. ahd they "were partly
denuded before they escaped.
An organized "committee" rif women
begran to visit the public schools this
afternoon, entering the school rooms;
accusing the teachers cf riding
tabooed cars, and threatening them
with, bodily harm if they did ;.i again.
At the Mount Pleasant School. the lead
er of this committee seized the princi
pal. Mrs. Rose Fanning. shoo her vio
lently and announced that she' would
be tarred and feathered if either. sh' or
any of her teachers rode on the ca,'s
again. . . , ; : ' V
. .m wu mi. i.rMiicii intraun 01 llie
Transit -Company, containing two of- .
ficers and a crew late tonight) k:M'.h
ed several inched Jy the exnloiuir of
dynamite, Beyoiiif the breaking of .the
car windows no -JT.irn.Ttte was jione. '
Seven'deptity $4ierift"s were; arresfe f
tonighl. Jt i"? chargvd that they refused
to ride-on the -BmaUwav car, far,i,he
purpose of protecting the Trar U Com- .
pany's, property. .
WHLSON IN CONTROL.
Spokane .Republican. I Ieakjl by the
EwSenator of Wa.diingioii.
Spokarie. Wash.. Jjjme 8. The Spo
kane county Republicans todaV selected
a full legislative and county ticket, and
chose thirty-nine delegates tjoj the state
convention headed bv ex-Senator John
L. Wilson. The Wilson forces? had
complete - control, mil refused to en-
dor jc Judge James Z. Moore
CAPTURED NEAR MANILA.
GENERAL riO DEL PILAR IS A
The Filipino Leader. Who Has Often
Been Reported Shot. Ruu to
Earth at. Last.
MANILA. June 0. (Saturday. io:o
m ... t T 1 T-V I TV, l" .
a. in. 1. vjcncrai r u uci 1 1 ar. 11c
Filipino leader, has been eantured near
'Manila. . i -
DEWEY IN DETROIT.
Detroit. Mich.. June 8. The fPn-
taneity and cordiality of the welcome
accorded Admiral Dewev this afternoon
and tpnight, by the people of Detroit.
na$ seldom been exiuallcd in nn-rj.-.
ret:ton accorded a moitilar ?dol in
this city. ' ! i .
Oregon is getting a great deal of
beneficial advertising in the Eastern
press, on account of the creditable re
sult of last Monday's eleclion. It i
not a bad thing for us to have our elec
tion in June, and 'thus "fire the first
gun' that is,' since our . people have
a habit of voting right j on national
ISSUeS. . !
New York, Tune 8. Tom Sharkey tar
ily defeated Yank Kenny in the first
round o4 what was to have been a 2r.
round bout, before the Broadway Ath
letic Club, tonight. . Sharkey look the
lead at the start, and drove his antag-.
onist all over the ring, and finally end
ed the battle with a right hand smash'
on the jaw which put the, big fcllo
downand out. . ... ' $ " f :
Nothtnc bat a local
rrawdr or cbtnte of
cliouete will care
The specific Is
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It fa Qulcklr ab
sot bed, ftvea relief at
once, opena and
COLD N HEAD
eieenaes the nasal
AJi&ys intiammauon. nen -
tects the Membrane. Restores -SentU
o Taate and EmelL No Mer
cury. Iol. lr jvrioas Crag. nef t
Size. 50 cents; ranillr, si. M '
Druggists or by mall. .
ELY BROTHKUS, I Warren 8tr