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WEEKLY OREGON STATESMAN". FTllTAT, MAT 1. If 02.
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Road Buildingj Takes Up the
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THE GERVAJ9 DISTRICT TX RE
CBrVEArD. AMOUNTING TO TW6
HUNDRED AND FIFTY DOLLARS
CQUNTy I ASESSOR DEPU
TlfS AKE APTROVED. " ' .
The county commissioners court con-,
tlnued In regular session yesterday
the day be! ngr for the most rrrt devote
'ed to the consideration of petitions fot.
nrW roads and for assistance. Jnr making
jirmrovementsr ujpon old ones, and ar-
ders were made" in many.- The worK
"of designating the polling places in. the
several precincts throughout-rteleoun
ty was also taken up but the list was
not completed .when adjournment was
taken until Yiock a. m., today.
V ; x w "." I.,,.
ported Irregularities In tfte petition of
G. A. Cone et al, for thei location of
: t 1 mint v rtt,i 1 11 nil th mf naji cim
tlnued overthe June term of court.
irpwfr tte applicationj&f the (iervali
Goods Roads Association and the re pre
i'nlitioathat 3STC.&0 had beei- ex-"prndt-d
In cash-and labor in Orvals
precinct, the county rcadmaster:was
directed to examine Into the 'matter.
and if the work had -been done .In a
satisfactory manner, the county court
will tay the MumlOf $250 utn his re-
port of approval. - .
The viewer appointed by thej court
for the location ..'of a new 'road in road
'dlstrMt No. 12. having nbd satlsfae
tr' j-ejiort of aproval, and It apjx'ar-
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f'oilllh-d. in evM-yrepe-t,!it--Wrts ordr-
k that ill road should i- ' oin-n! ns
a public highway. The road l.f sitilr
;it-.d in Sff-tion I, of tiwn4M 7 sooth.
I :ifiK"' .1 e.'lM. '"
1 -- I tin ITi. 1 ui t lori. of $4 If nrnstn-
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:l for th" va-.'ttUiiaf a rimd in Gervufs
. 1 1 1 11 appearing 10 111 court inat 11
'had lit ter bcr-fi "Kl.abUhedi 8TJl COUrr
ty 1-0'ad, th tuI supcrvbr. of Kaid
liwtih't. No..?, wa (inlnivii lo che
ih- road iirwl that it be Vitc'tcd frutn
this date. . . .-'
J 1 1 . tl(rKnMiiipiiun VI . .l
; fhT -w.v K. (J. ZleIer, P.'.MtiHa;-'F. I.
foiTf-y, M,J . DonahlMon, V.iI. jorn -F.
J, VVJiKhtiiian. . V. tcKe, ,A. I.;H.iT!r
- ATTiinsniler, W. T.-RlcheHw J. S. RUclr-l-.-A,
H. Will, 1- n. Dayton. T. M olson.
. and K.-Itarhah iia.ilciuty jMHessucaly
'ounty Assessor ihas. Xemn'ke, was
aroveI by- tliV' court. 1 i . . 1..,
l'Kn the petition of M. O. Mctforkle.
--t al.. for aidon the county rfad In
rfifwt .ltl. kr MlirtiftririU" K't.l- flA
" people had subscribed J125 therefor,
i was ordered that the strm of .J75 be
allnwtvl for mUd work.,. '
"TTm" rejeri oi ttu" cwtfrty4erk upon
the warrants .drawn on the, salary ac
count was approved ass follows; ,
tagre i the national headquarters of
th "Women's; Christian Terriperance
Union i . ,-; -
Horace Day of New Haven. Conn..
owns1 the complete bed chamber set
that belonged to Ird Percy, who com
manded the reinforcements . o"f thT"
British lroorw at Lexington on April
19, 177S- The ; furniture came to him
from a. long line of New Enelaiid an
cesTors. , 1 . . - - v "'
TbeCountes of Mlnto ia at the head
& a Canadian movement whose pur
poso is to secure a common burial
ground for all the Canadians who
hvae fallen in South Africa. No less
than 22 fell at Pardeberg- alone. The
countess' idea is pand it Is shared bv
those ! supporting her--that the bodies
of th'e unfortunate men" should be rev
moved from their present resting
places and that a granite column
.ihould record theSr name and deeds.
MARION COUNTY COURT
1 W. lurbln .,
W. AN". Hall . .
Aw I '!wning. ,
" J. ;. MiW , ; . ,
J. II. Kola tid . .,
T. Abw.n-s . . .
J. H. St ot t . . .
'has. I'mlnke :
I .. "Kolsom . . . . . .
DELAYED BY SICKNESS
I'RKSIDPNIT 'OLKMAX-iS QUAR
" ANTJNKt) IN HIS NEW YORK
- li.neroi , tt. iavl last nnriit f?
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tir-n -111111 iroiu x. flMUIH.J. II.
'ilcinan. of the Willamette ITniversity.
Mho i. at im-acrtt at htsTioime in New"
York.statfv to the efFect that his-little
lauirhter has scarlet fever that J the.
f itnily is quarantined -and nerii Titrable
to .return to" Oregon at present. Rev.
Coleman, in his telegram. ex"rses his
ifurnt athl Inability to reiurtj at this
.time. .. ' - -L - , !
DIPLOMA FOR TEACHERS
:UAXTi:i 1Y THE STATE IiOARD
, ' KI)U;ATION-TVO LIFE
The State Hoard of Etlsication but
granted, statWpaiH-rs to several-teajtli-
Stat Life Diploma . Mrs. Rosetfa
'AtcrrU kf CornatufOrnia;ij Miss Jo.
itcj ers, Ros.Vurg. ..
State, Certicate (5 years.):?-' r. A. F.
I hdoltjugne.Efsawid-on hisi state
papers..' " " . -" , v , ' '- '1
ZFAJJl-XS pathway. 1
Mrs. Joplln Howe and M Ls4 titicj-K-tiH-Welchr
are the only women to bo
t-h-cttHl memhrs of the Roysl Ajck'tv
f Hritish Artists, aithaugh Che organ:
i.ation Is 117 y-arK nil i i
The Lite Francis W. Willanrs- favor
ite room in Rest Cottage, near Hvari-
toti. 11U has b'H b-rr cbange.1 a car
Jij le since her dvth ln-lS9S. The cot-
of mvoncE suits, are -
v 1 REFUNDED. ... ,
During the regular session of the
county commissioners court, yesterday, Igraases, hops and fruits are re
the court allowed several claims for
rebate of fees collected by the county
All Grains, Grasses, and Hops
Are Doing Very ,
white peaches JN WASCO
COUNTY, AND ITALIAN PRUNES
IN THE WILLAMETTE .VALLEY
ARE NOT DOING SO WELL
WARM SUNSHINE INCREASING.
clerk for the filing of divorce com-
plaints.: During' the legislative ses
sion of the! year 18&S an act was passed
placing the district attorneys on sal a
ries. This did away with' the fee. of
10, paid to the . district attorneys In
such divorce case, but under an order
of the. Circuit Court, the county clerk
haa exacttfcl a fee of 15 for al divorce
complaints filed. $10 for the district at
torney which went to the county. The
irutter wan carried to the Supreme
Court of Oregon which handed down an
oj inion aboiit a month a ko to the: effect
that this fee was excessive apd 11
leg'a', and directed the county court
to refund all fe' collected for the til
Ing of -such "documents over and above
the ftum of f r. . .l. '
; In checking over the, riKltry of fees
yestTday, Jt was found that, since 1899
over 1tt had been collected In execs
of the legal, fee and the court yester
dayTrttowed all claims for a robate of
sUcb to date, as follows; I - -
. , 'Ialni-d Allowed
I j. II. M. Mahon .
F. A; Tnurner . ..
L. K. Ailatim . , . .
r. U McNary ... ..
Car.-y K Martin
"a r y. K. Martin
... . r.0.00 $ 1 &0.00
. .. . W.00 10.00
. .. . 10.00 10.00
. ... 10.00 ' 10.00
'.-.-. . 30.00- 30.00
. . . . IK.00 r.oo
. .$32.00 iHsallowed
'Several applications forahJinCoun
ly rad work were considered and
passed upon yesterday, and a '.number
of hills were audited and., w'arrants
ordered to Lssu In iMtyrnent therefor.
As the court has ,ben expecting to
receive the reiMrt of the experts be
forflt taking final adjournment this ses
sion. Hind as the report is not as yet
complete, the court adjourned until
Thursday and will Inspect jtrad and
bridge work in the eastern part of the
county in -the meantime; s-
Upon application of D. C Thomas, et
al., for aid from the eounty iHdigging
a ditch on the county, road; near Sid
ney Hit! the court ordered that the sum
of $60 be allowed for that purjMjse.
Upon petition of the citizens of road
district NO. 24 for aid in cutting- down
a bilinear the Union school house, the
court appropriated 60 toward the Work-
in accordance with a petition, the
lountyiroadmaster was directed to no
tify T.. I, Golden that when-he, Golden,
had completed a pood, landing at
Green's-Ferry, subject to the inspection
and approval of the road master the
court' would allow a sum not to exceed
$35 toward the expense, -'"!
The weather and crop bulletin Is
sued by the v Oregon section of the
weather bureau department of agri
culture, for-thja week, ending- Monday,
May 12th, .under date of yesterday.
shows an eminently satisfactory condi
tlon throughout the state. Ail grains.
in excellent condition for this time of
the year, with the. exception of peaches
In Wasco county, and prunes7 In some
of the valley counties, the bitter owing
tothe - Imperfect, polienixation threat
ening a lighter crap than usual. The
general summary of tht report is as
follows:,:.'; ''.-. v--)-:--."
The past w ek has been showery but
mild, land vegetaT!?h of all kinds nas
nutde rapid adVaneemenU No Injuri
ous frosts have occurred, and there has
been an Increase n the amount of-sunshine,
which are, condition -favorable
for fruit, much oTWhtch is now in full
bloom. ' -. ' ," -
The maximum, or day temieratures
in Western" Oregon ranged between 60'
degrees and 78 dofcrees, (and the minl-N
luum tmieratures betwfeeh 47 degrejcs
and &6 degrees., la EUstern' Oregon
tljie maximum teinier;ituri ranged be
tween G2 'degrees tntFf0 degrees, and
ttua-hxlnimum temiera tares between 3
degnels and &2 degrees
In general, both : fall and spring
grain are doing" splendidly. . Some com
plaint: are made1 of weedy fields iln
Umatilla county.-and worms are be-
fKinning to do slight damage in Gil-
JiiMU and Shortnaiv counties.- Jn the
Willamette valley the warm weather
has been very beneficial to grain, but
that seeded on low:iand is still some
what sickly and ycJlnw on account v
of insufficient " sunshine undrl drying
weatht-r. Soeding In this valley will
b prsu-tlcally corniidfcted this vv'eek; In
Southern Oregon rye has begun to
head, iirid early planted corn has come
A GIANT OAK.
What is .undoubtedly the? largest oak
the world has been discovered
in we.-tern Josephine county. In the
lower end of ?he Illinois valley. This
big tree to at lt-ast'' miich bigger than
the traich-talked-of "giants oak of
Oermas," which has. recaeved such
lavish description from,; the press of
the world. --The giaht southern Ore
gon oak can bfiuejinby every iKassenj'
gef making the stage trip between
Grantsj Pa.vs and iKerby. The tree
4'oml. :in an mxn fleJl. m1 is TOstd
Just after em"rgingf from the in-fpulFuirly of milk.
tain down lnt the illlthoia valley. It
tapers Jrapidly for a) few .feet and ex
pands Into a - number of ; mammoth
forks . some ixteeri feet- from the
ground. The tree measures thirty feet
about its massive trunk, at the ground,
and is twenty-seven feet around t
the highest point "Which can bo reacli-
tsl 'Bfrrm.n. Ftankltng on the rouna.
From allappearances the tree is per
fectly ounl. and isi still thrifty and
Ot All- Hot Weather Enemiss
of humanity cholera H the worst. Treat
ment to be effective, must be prompt.
When vomiting purging and sweat an
nounce"? that the disk nse is present.
combat It with I'crryi Dnvls, -Painkiller.
All bowel, troubles, like diarrhoea.
cholera! trtorbus .and dysentery,
overcome. by Painkiller.
Ipgai Blanks; . Stalesman Job Offlce.
igal Blanks; Statesman Job Office.
; 1 ': 9
to harvest and r soma fields will . be
plowed up Spring grain looks fine
since the warm weather. Worms have
bothered In some- places. - Potato and
corn are coming up finely. Fruit-trees
all In bloom. .
Rake Oven. Wasco county. II. Elch
engerger. The weather has been very
favorable to crojo; warm.iwilh haaVy
showers.- Spring grain making- rapid
growth; grass fine. Prunes, plums and
cherries, in bloom. Potatoes all plant
ed. . - i -
Talent. Jackson county. C. Afford!
The week has been pleasant. Thun
der shower Wednesday, followed by
partly cloudy weather. Grass and
grain, growing finery. Corn and gar
dens ail planted. Spraying In progress.
Alfalfa has- made good growth and will
be ready to cut in about three .weeks.
Plsateau Region. '
Island City. 'Union connty. J. M. Mc-
CalL The past Week was an Ideal one
from the farmer's standpoint. Portions
of t,he valley had the heaviest rain on
the 6th for the past year. The weather
jbelng warm vegetation of all kinds has
"'"-" trvwia. urcnarua are
turning white, and if not Injured later,
this, -valley--will have a heavy' fruit
crop. Sugar beets coming up nicely;
fan wheat looking well; spring-sown
improving; warm and cloudy todav
BUILD ELECTRIC LINES
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ANf QREGON CITY COMPANY WILL
BUILD MOTOR RAILWAYSIN'J
TO THE COUNTRY,
- -s - .-- - - -: - - - . ;- ."".:, , .-'- ''. - '.-'.- '.. -.
Used in Miliions of Homes;
40 Years the Standard. A !
Pure Cream of Tartar Povv
der. SuDerior to everv other!
. M -
OREGON CITY. May H The Ore
gon City A Suburban lUilway Com
pany,, Incorporated today with n capi
tal stock of $10,000. Tli-object Is to
build, electric roads In all directions
from Oregon City.
HAS' CAUSED A FEAR OF AN
. ERUPTION OAS AND SMOKE
x ; ESCAPING.
Makes finest cake
and pastry, light, flaky bis-
cuitdclicious griddle cakes
-palatable and rvholesome.
. PONCA, fitjb.. May 14. The fear en
tertained that there would be an erup
tion of Mount-Iorni. located near, this
town, because of the renewed i? suing
of n-xious gases and smoke; has quiet
ed down., Although the -gates con
tinue to pour out, no kouivU have been
heaFdl since Tucs lay morninar The
real cause of the disturbance in the
lulls is !uppoHl to 4te caused by the
undrliing formation of 'the limestone
becoming heated by it he contact whh
REGISTER YOUR VOTE
Pa ice Baking
KoTr. A void bak ing powder made from
aiu-i. 1 iicy took like ture owuers,
sind may raiM-. the cake, but alum
hi a juism and no one can; eat food
mixed with it without injury to health.
up nicely. Summer fallowing is about
finished in the Columbia river valley.
Hops have made In. vigorous growth
during the week. and the training of.
the vines is in active progress. Iite
gardens are being planted, and "the
farmers In the valley are bus'pre'pltr
ing ileir larld for corn and potatoes.
Grass of all kinds has made splendid
growth . and pastures everywhere are
excellenT. Cuttle are getting fat, and
the flow of milk In "tho italrv ditrlpl
is heav'. Stock ia being moved to the
summer rafigesand shtjep-shea ring is
In active; progress. The increase; in
lambs has been 'larger than usual, and
the wool clip Is up to the average In
both luantlty and quality. ; .
The ' fruit prospects continue gooil.
except In a few' localities.' The peach
crop in Vasco. county Is reported to be
failure, and in portions of Benton,
Polk', Lane, and Linn counties, prunes.
owing to Imperfect pollerdxatlon, are
dropping badly and fears are enter
tain! that the yields will be very light.
Cherries also, have suffered some from
cold rains and frosts; bUthey have not
tteen damaged as much as the prunes.
The outlook for strawberries and apples
is excellent. .
V Coast District. . i.
iMyrtle Point. COos county. L. Strong.
The weather during the -' past few
diys has been fair; ground" rather 'wet
for farming, .owing to preclou rains.
Farmers are behind with their work;
grass ja'nd" all yegetati on doing nicely;
fruit l and berries f-very promising;
ciVamerle and dairies running' on a
Knappa, Clatsop county, W. II. Rad-
cliffe.--j-The weather during the past
week -has been warm but- cloudy, and
sme Ijlght showers have occurred. We
are badly In need of more sunshine;
vegetation of ail kinds Is making good
growth; garden work is progressing.
Fruit .trees are In bloom and present
indicntions .-are for '-ai' good crop.
THE BOOKS CLOSE THIS EVENING
AND. THERE WILL BE A
RUSII TOD A"Y. .
Promptly at 5 o'clock this evening!
the " reg-istratlon books in the county
clerk's department will be closed, and
likewise all registration being made by
justices of the peace and notaries pub
lie in the outside precincts of the
county. It would be well for 'anyone
wno nas pot registered and desire to
do so fo call at' the cleTk's office early
tooay ror it may be that there will be
a rush all day and possibly a line
formed. Naturalized citizens win also
save themselves time" and" annoyance
by providing themselves with their pa
pers before applying for registration
nd all should ascertain their respec
NEW YORK. May 14. News of the
death of Senor Sevros has caused a
terrible sensation here says a Herald
Oispatch from Rio Janeiro. The Cham-
f ber of Dputiea of which Senor Sevros
nas a mtin er, expressed KympaLhy for
the widow and telegraphed I La condol
ences. The Governor of the State of
Rio Grande and Del Norta, Immediate
ty afterward suspended the session In
honor of the dead. The Senate also
adopted a motion of sympathy wlfluthe
widow. The newspapers publish highly
eulogistic articles about Senor Sevros
who enjoyed the highest esteem of his
I .for Infants and Chiiarens
Castoriairo harmless nubstttute fur Castor Ofl, Par
poric. Drops nud Sootlilaff. Syrnpfc 1 1?",? '
contains neither Opium. Morpuiiie othej arcotio
ssbstance. it destroj AVorms ami rVf
. lt-enres IMarrlura and Wind Colic. 1 1 f" eve
.One Trouble jnd ciire Constipation. It Trulat ttaa
. Stomach andrllowL, fririnjr healthy and natural sleep.
" The ChUdren's Pauacca Tho Mother's JrrieBa., ,
The Kind lou Have Always 1 Bought
Sears the Signature of
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Willamette Va ley.
High hind. Clackamas county, W C.
liuikm-r. 1-1 ne growing 'weather has
prevailed during thei Week; today, the
0th. It is showery but warm. Fall
wheat j-Ioofcs fine. A few1 fields of fall
oats Were stwn for tibial and they look
excellent; spring oats Wk fine. Frm
ers Just finlshel sowing their peas and
are now making gardea. I have notic
ed a good many , cutworms.
Whefeitland. Yamhill county, C.- M-
M. laFollflt. The weather has been
louiy with- occasional showers , and
slightly warmer "Cropsand ail veg-
etatUn rrweds sunshlr, . especially fall
grain- All fruit setting, well. Gardens
.growing rapidly. Spring s-edlmgnear-
y finished except on-the wet .upland.
lops not looking as wII as usual on
account of cool wealher. ..
Albany. Linn county, C. L . Fhaw.
-Very yttle seeding done si fr this
spring: ground still too wet. Winter
wheat and oats making good -growth,
but winter wheat haarbeen moreior less
Injured by cold ral fts. "Prunes peomise
about bne-fourth of a crop. Scarcely
any Bartlettpers. -' ; . "-";.. H
Springfield. Lane . county, J. S.
ChurchiH.: The week has been warm
and showery, including a strong growth
ef vegetation. Att (crops doing well
except those on wet land. There will
be a very short crop of Italian prunes.
-t-snd Baldwin apples. Garden vegeta
bles growing finely. ! Hops doing" weiL
j Columbia River Vallsy.
Weston, Umatilla, oounty, Jasv Klrk
patrlck. This week has been -Terr fa
vorable for ail kinds of growing crops
and gardens; th weather has been
warm, ; with occasional showers. Fall
sown wheat will mature and be a fair
crop If .we do? not have any more rain. '
Douglas. Morrow county. X, A Tro
dson. j-Tbe first of the week was cold,
with khm wind; middle part warm;
Thursday morning a big rain fell, the
heaviest rain storm that We have hal
for years.: ; Fall wheat is very weedy,
but'"'ls ,rc)w!ii!r fr-ir: 'wi!l''orn
THEY THREATENED HER.
GUTHRIE. O. T., May U. Acting on
the oomt.Iaint ofwhite citizens of Pot
tawatomie county, , United States At
torney 6pee has commenced action
for the arrest and prosecution of sev
era! whke resid.nts. of that t-Hon
charged with attempting to dispossess
Helen Bonther oolorext, of her home-
Kteaj in icveiarra countv. jt is claim
ed they threatened to kill her unless
she would relinquish the" claim and
leave 1 he country. A she has re
ceived) her homestead; ehtrv .she
tatletf to Federal protection. The pos
session of the claim was contested by
her against white tnen before the In
trior Department anl she1 won. ;
INTERESTING CIIANOE3 1T A
NORTH DAKOTA LAKE. y
One " of . the' Interesting rrowems
which has come under the aotlce of
the hydrographers of th United
States Geological Survey is jih grad
ual drying ": pp of Devil's Lake in
Come to most people and arose many
troQbles.-pimplesboils and other
eruptioni, besides loss . of appetite,
ihat tired feeling, fit of biliounesr
indiestioa and headache.
1 : The sooner pne frets rid of them the
better, mod the way to get rid of them
and to build up the system that has
goffered from them is to take -
Formingr In combination the Spring
Medicine par excellence, ot unequalled
strength In jmrifvingr the blood as
shown by nneqaalled, radical and per
manent cores of '
Scrofula- Salt Rheum
ScaldHMd' Bolls, Pimple
Ail Kinds of H umor Psoriasis -Blood
Catarrh Dyspepsia, 2to
Acer-t r- r-Ir'!t-, 1 it be f ' "e t
North Dakota Devil's Lake, or
Lake Minnewauka as It is ralld by
the Indians., is the largest body of
water In the state It belongs uFthe
numerous class of lakes formed by the
great glacial ies sheet on its j final re
treat toward; the north. Then and for
some time after, when U wajs fed by
the heavy rains following the glacial
period, it had an outlet to the south
into the Sheyenne river; and- a well
marked and empty channel stll remains
between the lake and the river. Long
before settlers firet ciame to the region
In 180, theIakeJia'd sunk bnlow the
level of this channel and has since
been without an outlet: 'Rejrular ob
servatonfor the last nineteen ( vears
show a steady and almost uninterrupt
ed sinkingj of the water. - Groves of
trees, jwhlch once atood ait tl e beach,
are now separated from it by broad
strips of sand, and the shallow parts
of the lake, notably the long arms and
bays have been left quite drxy :
DISTItlCT MEETING WILL BE
HELD AT WOODBURN AS OR
The Time for Listing Them
1 Night j-
Till! CLERKS BOOKS THAN
CAST THEIR BALtOTS AT THBj
LAST STATE ELECTION I COUN-
TY jpRECINCTS TO BE II1TARD.
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Woodburn wtll erAertaln the Wood
man District. Convention and ihe Wor
men of Woodcraft on June 18th- In
accordSanco with the ruling of t the
Head ,Cohsut, those convention cannot
Legally assemble elsewhere, therefore
all action heretofore made to) remove
these conventions to Salem is ef no
effect whatever. Woodburn has "made
very thorough and oomplte prepara
tions to entertain these con yerri ions.
Th tHizeres are a unit- In proving" ac
oonvmodatlons for Ihix great influx of
guests 4.0 the number of. 4J0 orj more
and a royal iyoo.rtime U .assuredr The
Queen City of French lVairie Is noted
for hertiospHality anj energy, nd has
within tier environs thie-prettiist wo
men ni namvtmest men in trie coun
try. 1?ufne!ent. accommodations 4re
already aasured. ' ' V ' t.
WALTER L. TOOZE.
Salem; Or.. May 14. 1902. " -,
4 (Ir explanation of the above it ny
be mid that at the district onvnion
of the Woodmen of the World1, for th
district comprising Western Oregon,
held in Independence two years agoi
Wciodburn was choen as the place of
meeting for 4 h next convent ion) In Jur
1902. A Short timer ago the execjitiie
cmtnttee of the listrlct decided that
WKlbum woukl no, be. able toj accom
modate the erowdtt that wouW com
though on what ground It dot's not ap
pear clear-Mind it was decided to hold
th 'convention i Salem."' It sem,
from Mr. Toote's letter, prmted alove.
that Ihe matter has byr sulmiltted to.
Hesl fYmsul F. A. Falkenbufg, (and
t hat official has decided thatMhe con
vention nriust-. be heid at Witlbttrn
wlinir the last convenKior. decided It
should be heid. ffalem wouH have
gladJjr welcomed the: WoodrnefV dele
gates here, and would-have given thero
the best of everything, for Salem never
does anything by hlVs. but J Wood
bum has a prior arvl a tetter claim.
and th. delegates will be w51 taken
care of there, and .all wHhvej an tn
ioyaHe and profitable tirr.e at the con
vention In that city.)
The registration books' wcrfe tl'oad In
the county clerk's office at 8 o'elOvk
yesterday afternoon, so far ta regis
trations over the counter, "by voters. Is
eowcerned, and up to that hour the
number of voters registered exceeded
tb number of votes cast at the Juns
lection in IW by 91. though it- ftlL
short of'ihe reglstratron. of that year -by
70. "The registration .given above
include all registrations made bv lus-
in the outside precincts and filed w!lh
the clerk for entry on tho registers.
This number, however, will bk m it.'rl ;
ally increas.Nl In a. few' days when the
rtotaMe from the outside inuke their"
final reports of registration which It
la believed will swell the grand total
m pmi. ww,.vr jivbnuij vvrn mure
than that figure, as It Is known that a
large- number have beei registered by
k officers, "reortsj of which am
ut:a In tii clerk's hands. The. ten
Kal-u precincts are only CO votes be
hind XbtY registration of two years ago,
while "outs1drolnctji; showing ithe
grsatest railing on, - are tho . from
which reiorts are due. v;
Below is given the lint of precincts
in Marlon county, together with th
vote for th state ticket 1ft ltOO. th-
registration in 10, and th regis! r;i-
tlon thin year; the vote In 100. m
shown "here, la the number of ver
actually casting thHr ballots whhi i?
a considerabie more than the votew cast
for any one office; The l9fl vote ar. t
the 15H and 1903 registration follow?:
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carrying them "through the natural
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ENGLISH FREIGTIT TRAINS
AumsvlUe . . . .
Brooks , . .. y. ;
Chmt)oef .7 .
Elkhorti , . . . ,
Mehama . .1
Frorp- ct . .
iatem. No. 1 ....
Saiem No. 2 '..,;
Salfni Not 3 ....
Salem. No. 4
Salem, Eai . .
Ba:m. North :
Kalem, 8-jutn .. .
Sidney ..v ... .
iher FaKs i ,..
Pl!v -rton, North
St. Paul ,.:
Stayton j ....
Turner ... .....
Yew Park ...j...
. . j ",
12 J "
lUb freight train an average load' on I
one of our railroads last year was 50 1 ' - -.'-'
tons.1 Oft two British MfliWd it coats!. Mtie H- MUler. who has been vllt-
from 43 1-2 cents to mov .k ton of ,,n" his children Jn this city the
freight on mile, while the tost on a ' ivT ' . opartea lat night for
leading New Tork road la 23 1-2 cent ! to' ifom-laj to visit his son.
i " -"I.- V- ' 'Vy. C. .-Miner.-who Is attendlnsTt.xn-