Morning Oregonian. (Portland, Or.) 1861-1937, September 22, 1900, Image 1

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VOL. XL". NO. 12,411.
Any Sire
Rubber Boots and Shoes. Belting, Packing and Hose.
Largest and most complete assortment o f all kinds of Rubber Goods.
Goodyear Rubber Company
R. H. PEASE, President.
P. L SHEPARD, JR.. Treasurer.
J. A. SHEPARD. Secretary.
Kodaks, Cameras and Phots Supplies at wholesale and rttaiL Distributor for til the
leading proprietary preparations for Oregon, Washington and ldaha. -
China. Crockery. Glassware
Hotel, Restaurant and Bar Supplies a specialty.
Shaws Pure Mau?
The Condensed Strength and Nutriment of
Barley and Rye
SfiifiiaUer & HOCi, HO Fourth" Street
Sole Distributers far Oregon
Established 170 Incorporated 183d
Q. P. Rumtneiin & Sons
complete Hne
of ladles'
Alaska Sealskins Our Specialty
Highest price paid for raw furs,
Oregon Tel. Main 401.
126 SECOND ST., near Washington
fur Garments
now ready
for Inspection.
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" -aw. '13itir aJKakaraMJL-SSWaV-Ja Hi.JaffcSSMcftfaS
Rooms Single 7Se to 51.B0 per day
Flrat-CIsBs Check Restaurant Rooms Double JL00 to J2.03 per day
Connected With Hotel. Rooms Family .TLM to J3.00 per day
WO 1 Q 8 WZ Everybody should order direct
I I K& jf Kingston. Ky., Double Distilled, fl.90 per
111 w- I fck L M s McBrayer. 1.S0 per gallon.
WINF French Coony, Port, Sherry, per gallon: 2 years old, C5a; 5
F1,1L- rears o'd. ?0c; 8 years -old, S&c.
"We ship 10-gallon kegs, -haxrel, 33 gallons, or barrels, 46 gallons.
Best Crystallized Rock and Rye, per case, 12 bottles . ;S.C0
Ki.jston Whiskj. per case. 12 full quart bottles $7.80
McBrayer Whisky, percase,l2 bottles W15
"French Colony Brandy, per case, 12 full quarts , $12.00 ,
When desired we pack so that nothing on package indicates con
tents. Let us quote you prices on all liquors wanted. No charges for
jcooperage or drayage.'
F. EPHRAIM & CO., Arects French Colony Vineyard Co., 18 Montgomery Street, Sin Frasclsco, Cal.
Exclusive uniform cash price House on "the Pacific Coast.
J. fDAVIES. Prcs.
St Charles Hotel
American end European Plan.
Carnival Visitors. wlllfln"fK
Studebaker Repository
One of tho points of interest ki our city.. Our
friends and customers are Invited to make our
house headquarters while attending the Cararral.
Carrin&res, 'WmtOm,
HarneuR, Robes and 'Whips.
Library Association of Portland
24,000 volumes and over 200 periodical
$5.00 a year or 5150 a quarter
Two books allowed on aii subscriptions
HOURSfrom 00 A. M u 00 P. M. tfaily. except Sundays an htMm
Does fife seem
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your JIfe the entire piano literature of the world. The Instrument ts simply mar
yolous. Call and see it. It will Interest you. We sell also the choicest pianos
the Steinway and A. B. Chase.
M. B. WELLS, Northwest Ajfent for the Aeo'ian Company
353-355 Washington Street corner Park, Portland, Or.
efixe sole agents JTor the Pianola. I t is exhibitedt only at our wardrooms'.
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Any Style
73-75" FIRST ST.
Etons; Capes,
Muffs, Fancy
Aliska IndUn Baskets.
C. T- PELCHER. Sc. and Treai.
American plan C..35. SL50. J1.T5
European plan 50c. 75c. H.00
320-338 E. Morrison St.
lehnet Sevettti ,
First Tragedy of the Coal
workers' Strike.
Posse Opened Fire on a Mob,
Killing Twolfersons.
500,. SHOTS
Troops "Were Ordered fcOHt ay the
Governor .and Are On the Way
to the Scene.
PHILADELPHIA, Sept 21. The trag
edy that has ..been looked for since the
coal-workers' strike begun came suddenly
and unexpectedly at Shenandoah this aft
erseen. A posse, hurriedly gathered by
JKeriff Toole, of Schuylkill County, to
meet an emergency, was forced to Are on
a mob that was threatening' workmen
on their way home under escort. A man
and a little girl were Instantly killed
and several others fell more or less
wounded. Sheriff Toole lost no tune In
calling on the National Guard General "to '
send troops to aid him. After a consul
tation, the authorities decided to send
troops to the turbulent region tonight.
Shenandoah's trouble was precipitated
by the closing ,of six collieries there this J
morning through the efforts of strike
leaders. More will close tomorrow as a
voluntary act, it Is said, on the part of j
the Reading Company. This is done at
the request of Sheriff Toole, who hopes
In this manner to avoid further rioting.
The outlook at midnight, however, is du
bious," as the foreigners are in an ugly
mood after the daysv happenings.
Elsewhere the situation Is quiet, but
people are looking for an outbreak In
the Hazleton -dls'.rlct, and armed Sheriffs
deputies are. much in evidence there...
The Reading Company has about isr
continued', th,efJskkuQf coal. or future de
lyryand tonlght'.fr Woting JalmoaV cer-
ainly JHeMt&e;shuttinv ofCS-of coal
Si-rTJr A,t rW.rn-.ja-.fcC ,'W.T?LA;utr' 41 '
Sherlit Wbi Protecting; Nonanion
Men, IVhom th'e iHQh Attacked.
SHENiANDOAH. -Pa.. 'Sept 21.-A. Sher
iff's jHjsee fired .on a crowd of. riotous
men near here this afternoon, killing two
persons and wounding seven ' others.
Superintendent Adam Boyd,' Inside fore
man, for the railway, and Breaker Bosses
James and William Mitchell, of- Indian
Rldse Colliery, at 320 o'clock this after
noon were returning home from work
when they were met at th,e Lehigh Valley
station by a mob '"with sticks and stones.
The mine- officials drew revolvers and
fired. The mob became furious, after
one qf . ijs number -was shot, and at
tempted to close In on the officials. They
ran up Lloyd street to O'Harra's stable,
where they were Imprisoned for two
hours. ' The mob threatened to burn the
stable, and Sheriff Toole, with 25 depu-
ties, arrived and dispersed them, and the
mine officials went to their homes.
The Sheriff, took the posse to Indian
Ridge Colliery and-escorted some work
men up Centre street As they again
neared the Lehigh Valley station the men
hurled stones at the deputies and a shot
was also fired from a saloon. The dep
uties then opened fire. They hastened
tErward May street, in the meantime fir
ing over 500 shots, and the mob hurling
missiles of all kinds: One man and a
little girl were found lying dead after
the shooting. The crowd was finally dls-
persed and the Sheriff and the deputies'
retired fo the Ferguson House, the-most
prominent hotel, in Shenandoah. During1
the riot windows were broken, buildings
wrecked and a number of persons were
Sheriff Toole telephoned to Harrisburg
and asked that a detachment of troops
be sent here. It was learned that Aa-
jutant-General Stewart was 'In Philadel
phia ana a, Ksienruju was txsnt iv iiiiii
there. l
Following Is a list of the killed: .
Mike Yukavage, shot in the eye.
A little girl, name unknown, shot In the
back and neck.
The wounded, so far as can be learned,
are: lr
Edward B. Coyle, aged 50, bullet wound
nmr the heart. He was sitting on his
steps. - '
Michael Seanlon. shot in the arm.
Anthony Skapnazlez, shot In the left
wrist by an 22-callber bullet;
John Wusdickey, aged 40 years, married,
shot in, the hand.
Peter-Stalmocovieh, 23 years old, shot in
the shoulder. "
Anthony Axalasuge, shot In left side,
sprlously. A 40-caliber Dullet "was re
moved. !--
Among those- who were injured by the
rioters were: - - ., "
George Bedding, of Rlngtown, ugly giash
on right forehead, caused by being hit
with a brick.
. Robert Edwards, aged 48 years, injured
seriously , by "being hit with 'stones.
Charles Lawland, aged 35, injured on
the neck and head by stones.
The foreigners held a meeting tonight
and more trouble Is feared unless the mil
itary arrives before morning. The Sher
iff b.s askod the , Philadelphia & Read
ing Company to abandon the idea a
working the collieries here tomorrow. To
night it (ls raining and the mob has
scattered. , ,
Up to a late hour the Hungarian that
was killed -was permitted to Ho In fche '
gutter where he dropped. Foreigners bf
this class say a dead man is of noyufie
and they refuse to care for the remains.
The Shenandoah Council held a meeting
and passed resolutions, calling on . tho
Governor for relief. They also desired to
enforce martial law. The Marshal was
'sent out to order saloons closed, and the
proprietors are to keep them closed. The
stores- were also ordered to prohibit the
stale of firearms and ammunition. The
Council also swore in the members of the.
fire companies and other citizens p aid
in keeping order.
A Brigade Under General Gobin on
the Way to Shenandoah.
HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 21. Three
rHmfntH nf infantrv. ft hattirv and, a.
troop of cavalry were ordered out at mid
nlght by Governor Stone to assist Sheriff
Toole In maintaining order in the Schuyl
kill region. This action was taken after
a conference between the Governor, Adjutant-General
Stewart and General Go
bin, on the urgent solicitation of the Sher
iff, the Borough Council of Shenandoah
and many prominent residents of that lo
cality. General Gobln'has beer, placed In com
mand of ,the provisional brigade and
started "from here tonight "with his tatf
onVa special, train for Shenandoah. Ho
will, establish headquarters there and ex-
- 'gaftiz
Twelf WBelraerits," Batten-. Crf Fbjoe
nlxvtUev: the'Goyenor's Troop, of Harris
burg, and the Third Brigade Headquarc
tors. Colonel Richardson" las taken
chirge, of the movement of the troops
and the. camp equipage and tents'.
Major-General "Miller, Commalnder of
tho division, has been summoned to
"Harrisburg and Is now on his way 'from
Franklin. Attorrtey-General Elkin ' has
also been called here ' froih IndlanSa to
advise with the Governor. Battery C Is
equipped vith gatling guns, 'and ls. one
of the best-drilled organizations' In the
state. General Gobin is the senldr brig
adier of the division and coinmonded the
provisional brigade which ws ordered
to the Hazeltori region fitter the Latimer
shooting in 1SD7. " " '
Casualties at JIavitno.
WASHINGTON, Sept. ZL Following are
the names of enlisted men ,qf vthe Fif
teenth Infantry killed September 16 at
Mavitao, Luzon: William Fitzgerald, First
Sergeant; Evormonde De Hart, Sergeant;
Laurltz Jarsen, Corporal; Privates Will
iam L. Baker, John P. Brink, Edward C,
Coburn, Fred Duggan, George R. Hor
ton, Emanuel Kaufman, Thomas P. Kelly,
Arthur S. Mansfield, Thomas Mulroy, Ed
ward M. Neal, Thomas I. Pitcher,' Scott
L. Smith, Richard Taylor.
The following were killed in the Thirty
seventh Infantry: Thomas P. A. Howe,
First Sergeant, Volunteers, enlisted at
Manllar nearest relative or friend, Mre.
M. J, McNaugh, of Butte, Mont. Edwin
J. Godhai; George A. Haight. Alfred J.
Mueller, James G. Wets, EdwardvStallop.
JRiver Can .Now Be Navigated
to McMinnville.
Captain Langfltt, V. S. Engineers, Pi
lots His Lasnch Up the River
to McMinnville.
The dam and lock built by the Govern
ment in the Yamhill River at an ex
pense of about $70,000 to extend steamboat
navigation to McMinnville has been com
pleted and a long-cherished dream of
the" people of that town is at last real
ized. The structure was inspected and
3Mi'fr v ZR3
informally opened yesterday by Captain
W. C. Langfitt, United States Engineers,
who has had charge of the work. Every
thing worked to perfection, tho lock be
ing filled In six and one-half minutes
and emptied in three and one-half min
A number of residents of the surround
ing country, men, women and children,
were present to witness the passage of
the first steamer through the lock and
watched the proceeding with great In
terest. Among them' ias A R. Burbank.
anTold and promlnent'resldent of Yamhill
uouniy, "wno torn aoout nis coming up
the TamhiU River in '1S53- In' a. small
crew Jumped intb'the wafer and seizin?
hold of the sides of the boat, lifted and
pushed, her past -the rapids, and when,
they came to a fall or,, riffle a little furthest
up, tney were ,au oougeu to iana apa waiK
to La. Fayette , ,
Precisely atvl P. M the Engineers'
launch, Captain Langfitt at the wheel,
the Stars and Stripes flying, from the
stern and the ,Unlted States Engineers'
flag bearing the trlpleTtowered castle at
the prow, with Assistant Engineer David
B. Ogden, Mra.' Ogden and' an, Oregonlan
representative on board, approached the
look, and, the whistle having given the
long and short blastsi prescribed in the
Government rules and 'regulations, passed
through the gates Into the basin.
The lower gates were closed and the
culverts at the upper'.end of the 'basin
opened. The basin filled rapidly and in
side of 10 minutes "the launch had passed
out of the lock and was speeding away
up the- river to McMinnville. .
The "ride was a delightful one,, the
water like a sheet of glass and the sun
shining brightly. The closing of the' lock
had raised the water some 16 feet at that
jPoInt, and four teet at McMinnville, and
the river between these two points pre
sented a, very peculiar appearance. It
was not that the brush grew down to
the water's edge, but the water had sub
merged the brush so far that it extended
many feet from the shore, and it was
almost Impossible to tell where the land
and the water met. The high, tree-clad
banks od either side and the blue sky
were mirrored in the depths till one
could almost Imagine that the launch was
sailing on the air among the tree tops.
The distance by river from the lock
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to McMinnville, owing to the windings
"of the stream, is about 10 miles, twice
as far as by land. Owing to the high
banks nothing of the surrounding coun
try could be seen, and the launch seemed
to be making a voyage on unknown wat
ers. A shingle, rigged with a mast and
sail, launched by some youthful-, Yam
hlller, and a. plank manned by a turtle,
floating lazlljr In the sun, were the only
craft met on the trip, and the only signs
of life were a flock of wild ducks
scuttling around the the bends ahead, a
muskrat swimming across the stream,
and occasionally sheep and pigs feeding
on the top3 of the banks.
McMinnville was reached a few minutes
before the train for Portland came along,
and after receivfng a hearty greeting
from and exchanging congratulations
with a number ot prominent citizens,
who were waiting to welcome the first
boat through the lock. Captain Langfitt
and The Oregonlan representative board
ed the train for home.
Assistant Engineer Ogden, who has. su
perintended the construction of the dam
and Jock, and has been connected with
-the work since the first pencil was put to
vthe pians some Ave years ago, and who
was feeling very happy over the success
ful completion of the work, returned to
the lock with the launch, to see to the
final closing up and getting tjverythlng
in shape for the Government taking over
the work from the contractors, Messrs.
Normlle, Fastaband & McGregor, which
will be done on 'October 1, when the lock
will be formally opened for navigation.
The citizens of McMinnville will celebrate
the completion of the lock next Friday,
on which occasion there will be an excur
sion on some steamer from Portland to
that town.
Descxlptlqa ot th Lock. -,
The locks lsa very substantial anaVcora- j
plete jStrucHrs, bullbiOEQktHewestfde I
Wetlenr the fqcTfoKtHe 'YamhTlf rap
ids, and some five miles from the junc
tion' of the river -with- the Willamette.
Vl. The 'fall in tho river between McMtnn
:vlUe,and the lock was about 13 feet, nine
jeet. of which was at the rapids between
ysa. royexie ana me iocs, xnc iock is zi
icei in leiiBtii, uver cut, uuu mu oastn
between the gate's is 210 feet long and
40 feet wideband has a depth of four
feet of -water,, over the mitre sills, so that
any boat which can pass the locks at the
falls of the Willamette can pass through
thlsMock. The walls are of concrete, the
land wall being 12 feet in thickness at the
bottom and eight feet at the top, and the
river wall 12 feet In thickness through
out. , The lower gates' are each 25 feet
aqpare, and each weighs .15 tons. The
upper gates are each; 9 by 23 feet, and
each weighs nine tons. There are no
valves In the upper gates, the lock cham
ber being filled through culverts In the
walls 3 -by 6 feet In size, with vertical
butterfly valves. Tho lower gates are
furnished t 'with . horizontal, butterfly
valves 2 by 4 feet for emptying the Iock
chamber. The lock walls rise 26 feet
above the foundation on which they and
the floor of the lock rest. This founda
tion, as well as the concrete flopr of the
lock, ,1s four feet in depth, and is sup
ported by piles and a timber grillage on
which the concrete is placed. In the sub
foundation 700 round piles, driven from
30 to 50 feet deep, were used, and in the
lock, and foundation SOOO cubic yards of
concrete were used. The Iock has a lift
of 16 feet.
, The dam extending from the river wall
Of the, lock. to the east bankls 125 feet
(Concluded on Flfh Page.)
Predicted in Maryland, Ken
tucky and Nebraska.
No Disastrous Rearalts Feared Front
Imperialism Campaism Issues in.
the Several States.
WASHINGTON. Sept. 31. Recent re
ports received at Republican headquar
ters In this city picture brilliant success
for the Republican party in Maryland,
Nebraska and Kentucky this Fall. From
each of these states come assurances that
the Germans, as a class, are not arrayed
against Republicanism, and take no stock
in the false cry of "Imperialism." On
the other hand, they are, as a rule. Arm
believers in the policy of expansion, aa
advanced by the present Administration,
and are good sound-money men.
The Democrats are straining every
nerve to make "imperialism" the "rara
mount" Issue in Maryland, and are bank
ing much on the effect of Wellington's
flop, and the following he will take with
him into the Democratic camp. It Is gen
erally believed, however, that the votew
who will follow Wellington will be but
a very small portion of those who voted
the Republican ticket four years ago.
Republicans of that state do not fear any
disastrous effects from the Democratic
campaign on the basis of "Imperialism.'
In Kentucky National Issues do not
seem to hold the boards. There. Goebel
ism Is without doubt the "paramount Is
sue." and In fact practically the only is
sue. It is declared that until the election
methods of that state have been perma
nently Improved, National Issues will be
of little moment. The talk about a con
spiracy among the Republican leaders to
assassinate Mr. Goebel Is not credited,
but has helped rather than Injured tha
Republican cause. All In all, the Re
publicans probably have the best of the
Goebel situation in the state, especially
in view of the conviction of Powers,
which does not meet with popular ap
proval. Kentucky Republicans expect to
elect a Republican Governor, and give
the electoral vote of the state to Mc
Klnley, as they hae no fears now but
what a fair count will be had.
Reports from Nebraska say that tha
best Democrats, those who are not out
for office, are going to vote for McKln
ley. Nebraska needs an average of about
three and a half converts from each elec
tion district, and some Republicans esti
mate that hey have all the way from
five to 21 in a precinct. A red-hot cam
paign In that state from now on until
election Is assured, and if that is all thac
is necessary, as generally believed, Bry
an will be defeated in his own state.
Aside from giving the electoral vote to
McKinley, Nebraska Republicans expect
to carry the Legislature, which means
the erection of two United States Sena
tors and sending Republicans to Con
gress from.,every district save one.
r OTS 'TE-m-raDRAWNf
National 'Pitriy Cannot Find Snbsti
tntea torCaffery and Ho-tre.
BOSTON, Sept. ZL The National party,
composed of men who feel that they can
not conscientiously vote for either Mc
Kinley or Bryan, held a conference to
day and abandoned the idea of keeping
a political ticket in the field. A M.
Howe, of this state, who was nominated
for Vice-President in New York on the
5th Instant, is expected to foliuw Sena
tor Caffery. of Louisiana, the Presi
dential nominee, in formally withdrawing
his candidacy; This action is virtually
made necessary by Senator CafTery's de
clination and the failure to find anyone
willing to stand in his stead and by tho
impracticability of perfecting an organi
zation throughout the country at this
late period of the campaign.
GIaKTrorker TVasren Will Bo Higher
PITTSBURG, Pa.. Sept. 21. The vote on
the proposition of the glass chimney man
ufacturers, conceding an advance of 6 Ref
cent In wage, wns received tdday and
Is favorable to an acceptance. All the
factories In the country will resume op
erations at once. The resumption will
give employment to 2T0O skilled workmen
and 12.000 unskilled men.
Mineri Strike.
In a claoh betve;n a mob of strikers and a
posse nt Shenandoah two persons wera
killed. Pagel.
Troops have been ordered to Shenandoah.
Page 1.
President Mitchell auffgeats a plan for ending
the strike. Page 2.
' Political.
Democrats and Populists of Montana effected
fusion. Page- 2.
Roosevelt made two speeches at Salt Lake.
Page 2.
Judge O. VT. Powers flcclined the appointment
of Senator from Utah. Page "2.
Senator Hanna rnay speak Ta the "West. Page 2.
Bryan has started on another campaign tour.
Tho United States answered all tho notes of
the powers. Pago 3.
Germany's proposal was not approved by
. Washington. Pace 3.
General Wilson's force occupied) Pet Ta Cha.
Page 3.
Particulars are received of the Russian mas
sacres in Amur. Pago 3.
Northern India Is suffering from extraordinary
rainfall. Pase 3.
Roberts reports most of the Boers are fighting
under compulsion. Page 3.
The Municipal League concluded Its sessions in
Milwaukee. Pace 5.
Trains are again running1 Into Galveston.
Page 3.
Pacific Coast.
Oregon Church Conference Committee recom
mends the expulsion of Dr. Starr, of Port
land. Pa:c 4.
The attendance at the Oregon State Fair
grows larger each day. Page 4.
Frank K!ser. former City Commissioner of
Spokane, struck by train and killed. Page 4.
Oregon Supreme Court will hold examination
of applicants for admission to the bar on
October 2. Page 4.
Big flzht is on between Spokane and a tele
phone company regarding the stringing of
wires In that city. Page 4.
Commercial and Marine.
Labor troubles and political uncertainty affect
ing business. Page 5.
The weekly bank clearing table. Page 5.
Australia protests against American shipping
laws. Pago 8.
Large fleet of grain ships now In port. Page 8.
- Local.
The grand Jury is Investigating sailors abuses.
The first boat passed through the Government
locks in the Yamhill River. Page 1.