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TUESDAY AND FRIDAY.
VOL. 49. NO. -23.
SALEM, OREGON, TUESDAY, JULY 24, 1900.
flUST SECTION EIGHT PAGES
Of the Safety of Foreign lega
tions la Chinese Capital.
CONFLICTING REPORTS ARE HEARD
President YcKIoley Is Asked to let
as Mediator Between ChJna and
LOXDOX, Jul j 24.-T1- Chinese
Minister, Sir Shlh Chen Lo Feng Luh.
has communicated to the press the fol
lowing dispatch j from Sheng. director
of the Chine railway and telegraphs
and ToaTal of Shanghai, dated Shang
hai, Tuly 23d:
"Information frtiu Feklnl dated July
lStlv say that the Tsnng LI. Yanieu
deputed Won .'Jul, Under Secretary of
the Department; to see the foreign
Ministers, and he found everyone well
without any missing, the German ex
cepted. , ' ,
: "General Yung Lu M going lo me
morialize the throne to send them all
tinder escort to Tien Twin in the hope
tha't the military operations will then
beopped." ; j
The Shanghai eorresjiondent of the
Daily Mail.! telegraphing July 23d,
way: A letter from a Chinese official
In Shaii Tung has beeu received by an
active functionary here, containing the
following message: ' i 7
"At the beginning of the month; for
eign missionaries made several at
tempt to send suessage out of IVkiu,
but thanks to tlie strict watch kept on
the city, the learera were all caught
and executed.. On the fourth Instant
only 441 foreigners were left alive lu
Pekln. ami one night, when the big
guus were InceMsantly tired, it was
known that all legations ami foreign
ers were finished, , although the pre
tended telegram . eonCfadieted these
facts. T 4-". : I-'--'
CO TO TlEN TSIX.
London. July 2.VSir Hallhkiy -Mc-tartney.
counsellor and English sec
retary to the Chinese legation In .Lon
hn. asserted ithls evening, that the
7'ekln legation were safe ami altout
to pneced to Tien Tsln.
: I.. -
; Paris. July 23.ML.DeI Casse, Minis
"ter of Foreign Affairs, Las received a
telegram front the French Consul at
Che Foo. daletl July 21st. saying: "The
Cocmor informs me that, according
to n liable news from Pettln. all for
e'gu Ministers are safe, ami the Gov
ernment Is taking all necessary stejw
to deliver and protect them."
,AFPE.I TO AMERICA.
Washington, July 2tL The IVesident
lias listened to the appeal of (he Chi
nese Government, as trafNuiitted
through Minister Wu. and has signi
flet'l his williitgness to uiediateiet weeu
tln ImiHTlat t.overnment aud the
Powers, but only tiion the 1-ondilions
tvhlch tlrat must U met by the Chi
nese novernmeut. The exact nature
of the terms pniosed ly-the State De
partment cannot l- stated unfil tomw
row, when it Is expect ed that a publi
cation will Ik- imide of tb text of the
hinee apisal ami of the President's
message. Itiis known, however, that
the answer Is entirely consistent with
the statement of the prlnei(4e hiiu
down by Seretary; Hay In his ident;--al
mt ta the Powers, aud mrever.
it nceti a truthful the Chlnse
statements relative to the safety of the.
foreign Miuistef at Fekln.
' -n ih.u n.dL Jul rTL-r-The Admlnla-
tralion ofticuils are more hopeful over
tl-e sltuathnt in China, as the result of
mmi whleh have come In the
lat few days, more particularly tie?
European advices of tonlebt. axsert
"in ti.nf thM Ministers are safe. If an
answer is revived to the aeeond tele
imK licen sent through
the Chinsrt Minister here to Congert
and that answer should lear an inter-
t ..t.i. ,..., i-it (runnUlPIMTA the sitll-
ation will Ie materially lnrovel and
the wvernroeni. wnu me u.vi
InformntioH which Couger may trans
mit, will Im aM to move IntelllgcnUy
toward tle resctie of the beleaguered
. foreigners. ' ; . - -;-
TO ASSIST CHAFFER
. Waslilngton. July 13.-It Is generally
4ider.MHwl in' mullary circle tliat
Prigadrer-tJeneral Fred iJrant, Adju-tairt-
General Thomas Barry ami Brlg
adier General James II, Won have
Ucn selectHl for assignment to China.
. under tJencral Chaffee..
i a ism r Aivri.
San Francisco. July 2H.-There is
nothing In the extensive report of Ad
miral - Seynumr, which was received
bete today by the steamer . America
Maru. to prove Ihe sensational story,
that was circulated the early part of
th's month, to, the effect that Admiral
Sevmotv, who commanded the Pekin
relief expedition, kllletl his wounded
to save them from the Chinese. .
Denver. Col-"July S Gov. Tuoraaa
today received a brief commtmlcatloo
r. ewtnrr nf State Hav. enclos
ing an extenled letter from N. Nabe-
nMna, the Juanu -hor .i'.iri
. - - .... . n . .
astllngtou. The latter latp I. in
the nature of a demand uiu the partj
uir tuiM-nai t.oTernnient of Jajtun
that the Colorado atate board of health
raise the quarantine on Japanese sub
jects. The Japanese, according to
Aabesh.ima a .letter, should, not lie In
cluded with the Chinese in any thine
lie say they are not given to plague
and never have been. , .. J
AGAIN TWO TAILS.
Charles A. Towne to Remain on the
Populist ic Ticket. . j I
IJaeoIn. Neh, July 28. A atory ir
culatetl here today, though not credit
ed to Bryan or his visitors. Is to the
effect that Charles A. TowneJ will re
main on the ticket as . the Populist Ic
candidate for Vice President, for the
goo4l his candidacy 'will do in the
strongly Popullstic states of Kansas.
Nebraska ami South Dakota. ,
flGHTlNG IN AFRICA.
ROBERTS REPORTS DEFEAT OF
THE BOERS SATURDAY.?
Another Message Tells of the British
Forces Having Heavy Losses
Inflicted by the Enemy. :
LONDON; July 2:1. The war office
lias received a telegram from Lord
Roberts, dated Pretoria, Sunday, July
22d. which saya:
Met linen continued his march and
occupation of Heckport, and engaged
the enemy's rear guard at Ziudsfon
tein. July 2th. The casualties were
on killed and one wounded. Early on
Saturday lie attacked the enemy again
afOliphants Nek and completely dis
persed them, Inflicting a heavy loss.
Our casualties were slight.
By these successes, Rnstenlierg has
leen relieved and Methuen and Baden-
Powell have Joined hands. . Hunter re
ports that Bruce Hamilton secured a
strong iiositlon on Spltray, yesterday,
with a iMittery and the Cameron High
landers and 0( mounted men. Our
casualties were three killed and Capt.
Keith-Hamiltou, of the Oxfords. Capt.
Brown and Lieutenant Stewart, and
thirteen men of the Cameron, wound
ed. , .: t ;.
FUN I SHED THE BRITISH.
London. July 23. The Daily Express
has the following from Machodmlorp:
"There has been severe fighting during
the last three days, and the Boers have
Inflicted heavy losses niton the British
at Dedodorp. Six hundred women and
children, from Jretoria, have arrived
at Barberton. ;! ; "7 :V: I
UNFIT FOR WORK.
London, July 23.-s-Eetters, reaching
Londou from the British trops in he
Orange. River Colony, assert that loth
nun and lurses are on short supplies
aud arc not fit for hard work. ; If this
he true, tliere Is.little cause for won
der at the failure to capture De Wet.
and a the apparent paralysis of the
RAPE FIEND HANGED.
Negro Strung Up Near the Striic of
His Crime By a Mob.
TTnntsvllle Ala Julv 2M Eli la h
Priest- w!h vestenlav assaultel a 13-
year old girl. Was taken from jail to
night and lynched near the siwt wncre
his crime wis committed. Will Vin-
inir. who attenuated to rush throuah
t7e crowd and up the jail steps, was
shot by the sheriff and dangerously
wounded. The mob drove the sheriff
and his prisoner Into the third story of
the building. J j
DREAD YELLOW JACK.
American Troops in Cla f Suffering
with the Island's Affliction.
TTnrnnae. Jnlv 23. Yellow fever has
broken out In' the barracks of the
KvMitti t'nlted States cavalry. anl
the First United States Infantry In
Plnar del Rio. There have leen nine
deaths during the last- month, ami
eleven cases are now under treatment
THE LAW INVALID
BICYCLE LOOISCATION NOT f! AC
CORDANCE! WITU CONSTITCTION. "
8elddb7 Jadir A. F. )Srs. ot tfc
M altao nukb Coasty Circuit Cort,
The case rntlj' brought In Mult
L.mni. NiiintT t. test the constitution-
ality of tbe bicycle tax law, was yes
terday decided by Circuit Judge A; V,
Sears Jr."iTh learned judge, one of
. .i .!.-. Ln l li Oreiron bench, de-
cides against the law. - The Portland
Telegram of last evening, la reporting
i- a --M "- "
tha .WUhn has the following. f
.i...i.A cra I. -!.! the law to le
.4UIJ.. . -
nnconstltutlonal on several grouu.is,
, - . a - .itUi.
the principal one that seemcu io s-ir.e
.k 4irt with createst froce. Ielng
that the law provided for double and
unequal taxation of one class of per
sonal pmiierty. Btcycies, , as w
.ii n. rxMrwnal nrouertr. are sui-
nosed to be taxed, and It U reHignaut
to the constituuon io
for KisH'ial and additional taxatlou. The
bnoxloUs to the constitution
in still another res-eett In that It does
not Impose the tax In proportion to
t. caIiiAk ikr the bicycle; the ad valor
em prluclple.Mhat is supposed to un
derlie all state taxation, Is
hereil to. and a bicycle worth , $- Is
taxed as much as one ,rth .
"The law. In the opinion oMbe court.
is .. also - unconMtitathnal upon the
ground that it is local legislation on a
subject In w hkh soch legislation is
prohibited by the const itntiou. This
act provides fur this species of taxa
tion In ertain counties of t lie state
and exempts other counties from Its
provisions, and hence Is local lgisla
tion. in two reiects. of the kind pro
hibiteed by "the constitution :tirst. in
regard to taxation, and scond, in re
gard to opening and maintaining pub
lic high ways. As narrated in The
Telegram last ..week, the Supreme
Court of Oregon has gone to extreme
lengths In holding su h legislation
valid.but Judge Sear is evidently of
the opinion that this law goes beyond
any that has been held good by the
Supreme t'ourt. At least be ilecides
the case acr-ording to his view of tbe
constitution and the statute, leaving
the Supreme Court to determine the
case as It pleases.
The law was attacked on several
other grounds, but l he court did not
sjiecifically pass on all of them, basins
his decision on what seemed to It
most important. The ease will lie ap
pealed at once to the Supwnne Court."
A MANILA BONNET. Lester B.
Davis, of this city, who serel as a
private in the late company Secnd
Oregon Volunteers, in tlie l'Tiiliipines,
yestertlay apieami on the street with
a remarkably cool aud comfortable liat
lister purclased the headgear while
in Manila, paying therefor $2.50 Amer
ican money, the value of the article in
this country leing alnt $lo. The hat
is hand woven, made from a native
fibre of nnnsiiaFly tine texture. Tbe
hat can lie crumpled into a ball the
size of your fist, but when released
lieing very elastic, .will resume its
former figure and l none the worse
for the treatment. The hat is wash
able and will wear a lifetime. Lester
Suds much pleasure and c-om fort in
wearing the "bonnet these warm
DIED IN SAN FRANCISCO. Robt.
E. Crawford, who drove stage for some
years lietween Salem and Silverton,
died last Sunday at the Presidio, on
his return from Manila, where he went
ast January in the service of the Gov
ernment. He was a brother of Prof.
T. H. Crawford' and-of Mrs. M. Clay
Starr, a son of Dr. Crawford, a pioneer
of Brownsville. He was 54 years of
age ami left a family.
STATE TAXES.- Slate Treasurer
Chas. S. .Moore jc.4terday received
$2000 from Clatsop county, on account
of delinquent staie taxes for the year
1tR2. , Curry county al.-o sent In the
lMilance of its ISiK) tax, amounting to
CRITICALLY ILL. Mrs. Benjamin
Wheeler, aged altout 71 years. if
Highland. Is lying critically ill at Jier
suburliau home.- Her condition is such
that she cannot live but a slMrt time.
The first Rosa Bonhenr prize lias
been awarded by the : I'aris Beaux
Arts. It went to Graushi Taylor, a
upil of Connon. for his salon paint-
lug "A Fisherman's Widow."
111?!? i 1 " GEORGE
OLD RESIDENT MAD
fV.GRAT DIKD IN BIS KIOHTIKTH
TKAB LAST KTKNING. j f
UtwI la teli Sla 1 SS5. ud Is Swrrlvcd
by Vfltiow and Sis CblUrm-ri4
George W. ; Gray, a resident of Sa
lem since 18r, died alout pVlock
ii-a eveninff at his rcfhlence on East
State streeL after a lingering Illness
:. -i ... r ti Mt
covering the major portion f the past
three years. Mr. (Jray was i in his
eightieth year and prior to' bis last
illness was a very actlveperson for
one of his advanced .years.
Mr. Gravs was a native ;of ; Tioga
county, PennsylranhU where- be was
born" on August .. 1S2I. He actiulreU
an - education by attemling the Aca
demy at WclIslMjro In the same conn
ty. He 1 removed , to Marlon,! Won
county, Iowa, in 18ld where he did,
his first merchandisingj In ISIS? he
was married to .Minerva errj, "
wlth six children survives him. The
;...-":::':. : ;.. i
I y I
t was mm
Few Smallpox Cases Among the
Thousands at Cape Nome.
The Alaska-Canadian Boundary Fur
I vey Not SatiaTxetory to lliuers
in Pore opine Dircliur.
SAN FRANCISCO. July 23. Adyh-es
from Nome, receivetl by the Ahiska
Commercial Co.. state that up tojJnly
loth there bat lieen nineteen cases of
smallpox in lle ca'mp, only one being
rFMrted sruce'.July ,5tli. According to
the records of the ciistoui h-use, 114
vessels have cntennl Nome, and 13,
4:17 pasMciigers Lave lauded, not In
cluding tliosi who caiue down the
Ypkon river, nor those who landed
from vessels wh'eh did note report to
the customs officers.. From to
K'.iMMt erson.sl will prolabIy winter at
Nome. " :
f AMERICA'S. LOSS. .
;Skagway, Ai'ka, July It;, via Sent
tie. Wash,, July! 23. The work of- de
limitating the provisional lsjundiiry In
the disputed ' Alaska-Canadian terri
tory having been completed, in that
lirt crossing the Dalton trial, and
touching the, Porcupine district j The
Americans in the district tlud that they
have lost a large part of what they
lsIleved was: rightfully America'n ter
ritory. ; A' survey has been run and
monuments seti within the last few
weeks. The .'surveyors simply follow
eI iustructhms," as set forth fi the
iuodu vivendi ngreetl. to proviskmalty
some months-' ago. The survey and de
markatiou of the line leaves Xiearly
one half of the Porcupine gold mines
in British territory.
f The American mijers in the Porcu
jiue have addressed a irotest tw IVesi
dent McKinleyi Copii's of the. protest
have lxx'n '-Kent' to tht. t'hamliers of
Commerce of Seattle. Ska gway. San
Fran-ist and Portland, with the re
piest for cooperation". -r -
The Porcupine placer mine! it Is
estimatvtl, will yield ?25u,oo this
year.' ;..-..!. " .- '
TO STOP SHIPMENTS.
London, July 23. The blouse of
Lords, this evening passed to" second
children are: Mrs. J. M. Patterson,
The Dallc;;Mrs. Gertrude I,owiidale,
S:ilem; Wm. T. tiray Salefo: Geo. B.
(ray. Saleui; Mrs. J. M.' Kyle, Salem,
and Clias, A. Gray, Salem, i
In 1KTi2. Mr. Gray removed to tan
ting. Allamakee iiinty. Iowa, whe
he I NH-aine prominent as a successful
ineriant. subs-ijiMntly lieing eheted
preKlent of the National j I lank ; of
- In 1S."7 he was elected trf the lower
house of the legislature and in 1S50
was eh-cttHi to the senate from the
same state. In 15I3 he was re-elected
to the senate, btrt two years later ten
dereil his resignation and retired from
business to corner to Oregon. . After
reaching; this state. Mr. Gray refrain
ed froinactlve life for few years
but in 1878 be purchase! .the IJuseel
Oil Mill, which w-a locatel near the
sit now occupied by the Salem Wool
en Mills. The dei-easeil ,was the may
oriof. Hm Capital City at one time,
serving an nnexpired term :oT Hon. T.
M. Gatch. Th is was tlie only ca oa-
ciry in putdkr and isIitlcal life that
Mr. Gray ever held.
Fnneral services will Ur condaeteJ
at the late home at 3 o clock tomor
row afternoon and burial, will take
place in the L! O- O. F. cemetery. The
1mawhI was a" memlier i of Salem
Lodge, No. 4,5 AV F & A.M.'anJ of
Caeuieketa Lodge No. j, I. O. O-
and the services may ls conducted uu-
der the ausplcea of tbese ordera.
leading . the- bill. etuowering tlte
Qneen to prohibit the eXortalion of
aims ami ammunition to any country
"when there is reason to believe that
these or others may be used against
the British forces, or foreign forces
co-oiit-rating with them." :
A FATAL EXPLOSION.
New York Jnhr23. By the explosion
of a ua pt ha r launch on Loug Island
Sound, tonipht. Mrs. A. K. Crowe anl
ler li-year old son. Chilton, were In
stantly kiileil. and A. E. Crowe per
haps fatally Injured. Mr. Crowe, Is
a -wealthy resident-of. New Rochclle.
CHANGED HIS PLAN.
President MoKinley Decides He Can-
not travel on Sunday.
f'hcago.:July 23.-Fresldent McKln
ley, who was scheduled to reach Chi
cago Mom Lit. August -7th, to attend
the National F.ncaiupmeut, il. A. it.,
totlay notilietl Executive Director Har
per that. Inasmuch it will necessitate
Sunday tra-el to reach here on tltat
day. he will change his plans... He will
arrive In Chicago on Saturday, August
THE GOLD RESERVE.
Washington. July 23. The Govern
ment' holdings of gold Unlay reached
the highest point in It history, an 1
amounted to $427.4H.S,4S2. .
KILLED BY.' LHJHTNINO.
Foit Scott. Kaus.. July 215. Three
threi-ihers. working uejr .here, were
killed by a bolt of lightning. ;
: ROBBED A BAN IC
Piirtlaud. .Inly 2.'i. Joiih Rapley,
wantel In Williamsbing, Va.. tor r -
bing the PeiUusuht Bank, of $..'sl
last May. was arrcstett here tpuay.
1 AMOKO THt HlttlLMlN.
Salem Riders Unsuccessful at Scto
Program of ltai-es May Be Held
; Here on August 1th. (
Salem's Wcyclists.'who went, to Scio
last ,-Saturuay to participate lu the
laces that bail leen lefcrrHl front tlie
local Fourth, of July celebration, did
not-; fa re very wetl. ln the first race
Mth Realty and Stanton sustained liad
falls, which put them out of business,
being unable to participate In the sub
scuueut events. "Bunt" Smith, of San
Jse, California, who is visiting ln this
city, sueeeeded in capturing two sec
ond .places. : - - -
Ixm :il bicycle enthusiasts are making
arrangements for holding a big meet
Ui Salem at the state fair grounds, on
Saturday. August 4th. when four first-,
class races will Ite provided. The pro--iose
tournament hieuds entirely on
whether or not rhltrs can be gotten
together from other' valley towns. The
plan is to have four good races, witli
Al merchandise prizes, thus excluding
all professional features, and making
of the inet purely an amateur exhibi
tion. An efTirt will be made to have
riilers present from Scio. Alluiny, for
vaills. Monmouth, Portland and other
valley towns. '
A i DESTRUCTIVE PEST. Prof.
McElfresh. assistant entomologist at
the State Agricultural College of Cor
val'is. has rtiouii'ed the "army
worm" that was recently fnrnislicd
him; for analysis, the "cjit worn)' the
clafsilicatloti of which has thus
far lsfn unable to asceJaln. It N
proving a very destrutive pest and
' not contin its operations to one
class of vegetation. It has attacks!
the jsitatoes destroyed tlh the vine
ned th vegetable also ouioiis and cab
bage. In the north end of the county
It has put in an apiearauee In the
hop yards N where It is devouring tlie
green vine but hop growers have not
yet become alarm! over the opera
Him of the itest in their yards for the
reason tiiat the vines are nil healthful
and strong and are not liable to suffer
any damage from this pfst.
fitRil II. CJKKIl WKITKS TO 1118
' TATIieR. OV. T, T. UCEK.
Krfmrdlnf Condition ' tbm Ich al
Monta-oTMIaara iailoat tw Leave
If. K, l'oc' Lel tmm.
tjoV. T,, Tv tJeer yesterday' rH-elvel
two letters from his son. Fred II.
tle-r; who i a memls-r of the Salem
larty of ; Arfeonauts now In Nome, Al-1
aska. One of the letters is written
under date of Octolier lith. ami In It
Mr. Ger exiresses his supreme dis
gust ; for the entire gold beach, and
paints a gloomy picture "of the condi
tion prevailing in that Mecca of the
world's treasure hunters. Below are
a few excerpts which the Statesman
was : kindly permitted to take from
I.waut to tell you that a fellow's
chances here are just as slim an they
would tie on top of one of those sand
hills in Eastern Oregon that J. as
far a making money Is concerned. I
talked to fifteen different men this
morning, and they are every one try
ing to get enough money ahead to buy
a ticket home. It i the poorest town.
financially. I ever saw; not a man
anywhere who can buy a ticket out.
except the saloon men. I saw two
men nearly fight yesteiday, over a 5
cent piece that one of them picked up
in the street, ami the other one said
It wa his. that he lost It the day be
fore. 1 did not stay to the finish, for
1 knew they would begin to shoot
pretty soon, so I left.'
"There 1 not a man in Nome that
pair he had for saP?!nd he wanted ,
$15. so I went on altut" Ts) yard and
aked another man wbat be wanttNl
fm some that had leen shipped hera
from Sattle. I expectel they .would
tie $4 or $Til. but he uly aske! $.1
for them, so I bought Ihem. I went
over to liny some vaccine ioints. and
one doctor wanted $3 a piece or f3
for two; so I went to auotlier who
had nearly sold out, but sahl. If 1
would take two, I could ! have thcui
for $l.So. V -
"It is the rot t eneat plae! Oh. Gosh!
It is rotten, that's all then Is to it.
The men that boosted this country and
caused all these poor devils to come
litre ought to be shot. The laws are
rotten; one man has l."iO lo 2d0 claims,
with twenty acres iu.eat-h one, and
wauts to sell. like eyery other man
who has claims, aud there Is. 4tot a
man here that could -buy lu .feet
square, so the claim holders are soak
ed, and the rest of ns are soaked.
"So here we are. 2.MiMl strong, lying
around like a set of . blamed fols.
The men that -died with smallpox I
consider lucky, and they will l the
only lucky ones In Nome. I wou't
take it for about three days yet. and -may
have It light o; account of vac
cination, which has Just taken
"If I was uot afraid of loosing every
red I have. : I would g over 'mid
shoot craps, but 1 have watched ."Wur
men go Hat broke aud could not rake
up one solitary color, Jut bucking at
those cursed games. ,
"1 thought oik. I bad a job. play
ing a comet in a variety show, but ls
fore they got their tent up.' some of.
their fair damsels git cold fet, and
went home, so that finished me there.
Now the manager of the company is
playing.a cornet in a saloon, trying to
get' money to olio w them. They only
prosMH-t I s-e ahead, is a gMl one
for a big storm: it has ltecn nxiug up
for two or three day, and I eXMct
every tent In this town to be wash
ed, aud blowed into eternity, ami I
don't care how soon It Wglus to wanli
atiil blow, r . .' .
"I would make up my mind to stay
over this winter, if It was not such
a hard proposition. Think of six
montlw darkness and the tlierinornetcr
degree lielow cri. and 'UioO miles J
from any place. , 1 dug a hole yester
day, alsmt 10 feet deep", -Mid struck
solid ice that had' not thawed out for
over 2t" B. C, ami it will not thaw
either uutil this place is In hades.
"I think Pogne will stay, lie snel
a -man yi'Sterday mnl nwivcl K
(NMinils of evaiorated onions for his
fw." j .
The secoiid letter, written under
date of July 13th,- Is a little more
cheerful. The following excel pt are
taken from It: - t
The weather here is just a lillle too
warm for comfort.' .We bud one threat
about a week ago. but It did not
storm. It is so ifry the miiu-rs can
not work their claims. ,
"I will never lie s.rry that I made
the trip, aud something may xhoW up
yet this ssson, Somej ne ut us has
been sick In lcd nearly nil the time
so far, except! what time vi were
buihliug our boat. Brandenburg has
uot healed up yet, from the smallpox.
"There are - aom'e claims not far
from here that are Immense. Some
people wcut out there the other day
and took a look at them, and tiny
said, thev never -.saw anything like it.
They had twor three gold pans level
full of gold lus..aml nan not ieeii
long at It. cither, but that does nut
help us. nly Ui prove that the gold Is
here in the ground, not a oo.i-u ui"ii
have 4he whoh of Alaska staked and
ree..nli. and the rest stand no siunv.
We mar - ko to work on kouim mans
claim for wr cent long after we
all get 'straight -on. our feet again.
"Three fellows came up - nere.
partners, from Frisco.' and had all
k tin s of machinery. me outer u iy
one of them went to work and noid
nil the machinery aud all other prop
erty lM-hiiiurmg to the three ami puile.l
out for 'Frisco, and left the other two
here without a cent; now that -Is the
way n man does his friend. aud part
ners In this place." ,
Fine printing. Statesman Job Ofilc.
FINZER. At the home In Woodhurii.
Mouday. July 23. P.ssl, to (?aptalii
and Mrs. W. E. Fiuzer, a son.
BOLTER. At the Salem Hospital nt
11 p. tu. Sunday, July 22. I'.' of njv
Ieudicltis. Ollic. the 14 year old
riaiiKiiter of Mr. and Mrs. I'. J.
Bolter, of Brooks. -The
de-eastl was a tieautiful youtig
woman and was brought to S.ilem Sat
urday for treatment, existing to nn
dcrgo an oihtbIIoii but her condition
was such on Sunday that thr ojh-ij-tlon
hud to lie deferred. The Hs-af
fulled to abate and her youtig life
ebled away Sunday night.
The remains were prepared for bur
ial and hlped to Brooks yesterday
uiomlng. , Funeral arraucemt nts wiil
not be cotupleteil until the arrival of
a brother from Duusmulr. !alifornia.
He will arrive on the -41 Shasta Ex
press this after ii ni and the funeral
will probably le (conducted at Erool;
at 1 o'clock tomorrow morning, burial
to take place In the Cerval cemetery.
C fir AT BARGAINS f.V BtlCtf3
Write tor ptUe er enquire mt Statesinam
r. A. WELCH, SALEM, ORE0OS.