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Stewart Patterson, through Attorney Lincoln McCormack, pleaded guilty before Police Judge Gay this morning to violation of the city ordinance regulating automobiles and was fined $50 and costs, the same being paid, as an aftermath of his escapade on Fir Street Monday afternoon, when he ran amuck with his big Pierce-Arrow, smashing four cars and narrowly escaping running over a child.

Patterson was taken to the Sacred Heart Hospital after his release upon $100 bail Monday evening, and is under medical attention.

A warrant has been sworn out against Mose Barkdull on a charge of resisting an officer. He is alleged to have struck at Sergeant Pat Mego when he tried to wrest Patterson from the steering wheel, before his second plunge into autos.

In addition to four automobiles damaged, a bicycle standing along the curb belonging to the messenger of the Hotel Medford was demolished when the Myers car was crushed.

There is universal mourning among owners of old cars because their machines were not smashed by Mr. Patterson, and any time the latter wants to repeat the performance he is assured of at least fifty cars to practice upon.

 NEW YORK, Aug. 19 — The last of the Hamburg-American line ships on the high seas arrived in this country today, according to announcement made at the line's offices in New York. She is the Arcadia, a freighter, which left Hamburg for Newport News July 30. Early this morning, she arrived safely inside Cape Henry.

The Arcadia carries a half-million-dollar cargo of toys. This shipment probably will be the last from Germany to reach this country to supply the demands of the American children next Christmas.

Game Warden Hubbard received notice today that there was a forest fire on Grouse Creek, the other side of Mount Ashland, and had orders to gather a crowd of men and go to fight the fire. There were plenty of men on the street, but none seemed anxious to embark in that line of endeavor. Wm. Pracht and S.E. Wise offered to go in charge of the commissary department, and Mr. Hubbard said that he thought there would be no trouble in getting men for this department of the work. At least a dozen men are wanted, and men wanting employment will do well to call Mr. Hubbard or Mr. Moore, the forest ranger, up in regard to the matter. — Ashland Tidings.