Morning Oregonian. (Portland, Or.) 1861-1937, September 14, 1905, Page 3, Image 3

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Boycott Taking Form of Anti
Foreign Crusade..
Begun to Shut Out Competition, It
Spreads Through Efforts ofiAg
itators'and Reported Out
rages in America.
SHANGHAI. Augr. 13. (Correspondence
of the Associated Press.) The American
boycott in China Is already more than a
commercial menace. It Is now consid
ered by vnany to be the forerunner of an
anti-foreign agitation. Business men in
Shanghai, who at the beginning were in
clined to laugh, have been astonished at
the manner In which the propaganda has
beon promulgated in the interior.
In Its conception the boycott was be
lieved to have been, fathered by a group
of officials In Pekin. According to re
port, certain Chinese firms with a large
quantity of American goods in stock' toolj
advantage of the movement. They them
selves had bought forward as far as June,
3906, and were anxious to keep their
smaller competitors out of the market.
The latter would be prevented from buy
ing, and the Instigators of the scheme
would be able to sell at their own figures.
Mr. Hockhill, the American Minister, and
the Consul-General in Shanghai, Mr.
Hogers, assured the Chinese that their
case would be considered by the next ses
sion of Congress and for six weeks there
was a lull.
Toward the end of June, however, Mr.
Conger, ex-MInlster to China, made a
speech in which he ridiculed the Idea of
Chinese organization. This speech, wired
out at once by the Chinese agents in
America, brought down a storm of in
dignation in the native press.
Campaign Becomes Vigorous.
The three students and their sister who
were so badly treated In Boston "were
related to Influential officials. The inci
dent occurred at a most unfortunate
time, for there was violent comment In
the Shanghai journals and the demand
lor an effective boycott was resumed. Cer
tain of the younger men In Shanghai, most
of whom had been educated In Japan,
started a vigorous newspaper campaign,
insisting that strong measures must be
' takon to force the United States to re
vise her Immigration laws. A certain
Shanghai paper, edited by a Japanese and
supposedly subsidized by Toklo, was par
ticularly bitter In its attacks on America
and Americans. The native press print
ed sensational stories, claiming, for ex
ample, that 750 Chinese had been mur
dered in New York and that similar af
fairs were of dally occurrence. Subscrip
tions were collected from the wealthy
merchants in Singapore, Penang, Hong
kong, Manila, Canton and Shanghai and
throughout the country. Placards were
posted In the river front cities, cursing
and reviling those who were weak enough
to use American goods. Americans were
hooted in the streets.
Agitators Now in Control.
The movement has now passed entirely
out of the hands of the merchants. The
larger piece goods, kerosene and cigar
ette wholesalers all suggested that It was
time to call a halt But the agitators
were in power. "Where ton years ago
there wore not more than a dozen, there
are'-today 50 Chinamen "Who read newspa
pers. The reports of murders and out
rages in America have Incensed the peo
ple. They now refuse even to buy cer
tain kinds of Japanese and Shanghai
milled .goods, because they resemble the
American articles, being afraid that the
merchants will try to dispose of some of
their boycotted stock under another
The men who encouraged the scheme
In the beginning are now sufferers where
they had expected to reap a rich harvest.
The American manufacturers must be
paid for all the goods that have been or
dered ahead, and it is doubtful -whether
a number of the wealthiest men In
Shanghai will be able to weather the
etorm unless they are able to sell or can
cel their orders.
Consul Sends One, but Says They
Can't Maintain Movement.
"WASHINGTON. Sept 13. The Depart
ment of Commerce and Labor has re
ceived from a United States Consul In
China a copy of placards that have been
distributed in various provinces to stim
ulate the boycott against American goods.
The placards are 4 by 1 feet and are
covered - with crude drawings showing
American policemen clubbing Chinese and
hanging them by the queues. Underneath
the picture Is the statement:
"This is the way the Chinese are treat
ed in the United States."
The Consul, whose name Is withheld,
wrote the department that the Viceroy of
his province Is doing all he can to pre
vent the distribution of the offensive pla
cards, and has offered large rewards for
the names of the persons responsible. He
adds that in spite of the campaign con
ducted by anti-foreign extremists, the
boycott is waning.
Population of Shantung Arms to
Drive Out Foreigners.
VICTORIA, B. C, Sept 13. Tien Tsln
newspapers publish news of a widespread
conspiracy in Shantung to rise against
the Germans on September 16. IImpar
tial says each family Is to provide one
fighting man, whose equipment will be
paid for by public subscription. Several
thousand men are said to be ready for the
rising. The Universal Gazette, a -er-nacular
paper, calls upon the Chinese
government to stop the movement.
Opposes Oriental Immigration.
TORONTO, Ont, Sept 13. The Inter
national Steam Engineers Union in an
nual convention today passed resolutions
urging the exclusion of Chinese, Japan
ese and Coreans from the United States
and Canada. It was also resolved that
undesirable emigrants from Europe
should be excluded.
(Continued From Page 1.)
was the next -investigated. "W. S. Fan-'
shaw6 was the other member of this Joint
account It too, was a purchaser of
bonds for re-sale amounting to $500,090 to
"There seem a great many of these
joint accounts," said Mr. Hughes. "Is it
safe to say that they are all speculative
like the Chicago & Northwestern?"
He ald another syndicate -was
formed to purchase the stock of .the
Chicago, Burlington & Quincy railroad.
Mr. Shipman gave -ay to Edmund
Randolph, treasurer of the New York
Life Insurance Company. Mr. Ran
dolph, upon request save 'details of the
purchase for sale of certain bonds for
joint account
Morton Sarcastic at Rival's Expense.
Day's Immense Responsibility.
NEW YORK, Sept 13. Seven hundred
agents qf the Equitable Life Assurance
Society, with 400 friends, attended a din
ner in the Oriental Hbtel, Manhattan
Beach, tonight. Paul Morton, president
of the Equitable, spoke briefly and said:
Some of our neighbors lately have been on
the gridiron. "We are all sorry for them, for
It is not for us to rejoice at their trouble.
Some disclosures have recently been made by
the legislative investigating committee so
different from the virtues heretofore attrib
uted to Insurance companies that they are
hard to believe.
William A. Day said that "when he took
the office of controller of the Equitable,
he understood he was to e trustee of a
fund of J195.000.O00 in the Equitable vault
"He said he was almost "overwhelmed by
the amount but he was staggered when,
on Investigation, ho found not H&5,O00.OD0,
but yi26.O00.OO0, divided into C22.O00.000 in
bonds and stocks, . 5S4.O00.O00 in mortgages
and J420.000.000 in other securities.
Exposition Causes .Great Growth.
Fifty Largest Cities Have In
crease of Nino Per Cent.
WASHINGTON. Sept. 13. Postal re
ceipts for the 50 largest cities in the
United States, compiled by the Third As
sistant Postmaster-General, aggregated
for August $5,819,151. against $5,334,917 for
the corresponding month in 1904, or an in
crease of 9.07 per cent
The highest percentage of Increase
shown by any city was that at Portland,
Or., where the Lewis and Clark Exposi
tion raised the receipts to J44.955. an in
crease of 54.05 per cent over the receipts
for August, 1904.
The next largest increase was 25.51 per
cent at Los Angeles. The only cities
showing decreases were St Louis, due to
the heavy receipts last year from the
Louisiana Purchase Exposition in ,that
city, and Peoria, 111., and St Joseph, Mo.
The receipts of the Ave largest cities
were as follows: New York, Jl.197.C79; Chi
cago, $950,403; Philadelphia, $331,155; Bos
ton, $336,028; St Louis, $209,403.
Russian Oil 3Icn Reveal Impotence
of Gorcrnmcnt at Baku.
LONDON, Sept 13. The Petroleum Re
view of the curront week publishes a re
markable memorandum, presented by the
Baku oil producers to the Russian Min
ister of Finance, M. Kokovsoff. It de
clares that owing to the utter helpless
ness of the police, the producers are com
pelled to purchase safoty from Jhe ban
dits living in the villages of Balakhan,
Sabontchl. Romanl and Zabral by period
ical payments of large sums of money, or
that otherwise the whole of the oil region
would suffer from their depredations. The
producers propose that the inhabitants of
these villages, which thoy say are mere
dens of robbers, should be transferred.
Need Troops, Better Police and Loan
Before Resuming Business.
ST. PETERSBURG. Sept 13. Repre
sentatives of the principal Industries in
the Caucasus, Including those of the No
bel Company, called on Finance Minister
-Kokovsoff and asked that troops be kept
at the works; that the police service be
Improved: that the unruly elements be
removed, and that a long, loan without
Interest be granted.
The Minister, in reply, said that he
sympathized in principle with the re
quests made by the deputation, and said
that he was ready to co-operate In every
possible way with the oil men.
The deputation consented to the Min.
Jster's request to resume the deliver' of
napntna to tne Volga steamboat com
panies in order to prevent the dislocation
of traHe.
Private dispatches from Baku say that
the strikers are placing explosives and
stones on the street railway lines, for the
purpose of stopping traffic, and that
troops have been called out to guard the
lines. It Is said that two divisions of
troops will be concentrated In the Baku
Bayonets to Break Up National Con
vention of Delegates.
HELSINGFORS. Finland, Sept 13.
Troops with fixed bayonets today dis
persed a meeting of 800 delegates from
all towns in Finland, called for the pur
pose of discussing the present situation.
The police had previously ordered the
delegates to disperse, but the order was
Store of Arms Found and "Whole
Family Arrested.
WARSAW. Russian Poland. Sept 13.
M. Kowalzyk, an astronomer and an offi
cial of the government observatory here,
has been arrested with his whole family
because of the discovery by the police
of a store of revolvers, ammunition and
daggers in his flat
Marshals Prepare for Election.
ST. PETERSBURG. Sept 13. A con
gress of marshals of the nobilitv for the
discussion of the National Assembly with
special reference to the duties of the
marshals in the conduct of elections,
was opened here today. The project in
its general outlines was approved by the
delegates, who found only a few articles
which they considered doubtful and
which the congress decided to ask the'
Ministry of the Inferior to elucidate
Oil Companies Rebuild Plants.
LONDON. Sept 13. A telegram re
ceived at the Blbiebat Company's Londnn
office today contained much more favora-H
Die news xrom aaxa and Its neighbor
hood. On the BIbletbat oil field every
thing is quiet and the ro-erection of der
ricks has commenced.
Doctors Boycott the Douma,
MOSCOW. Sept 13. A congress of
doctors held hero today decided to boy
cott the National Assembly by not par
ticipating in the elections. This is the.
first professional body to take this step..
Attack on Jews at Kursk.
ST. PETERSBURG. Sept IS. It is re
ported from- Kursk tonight that stags
of rough are attacking- the Jews. .
American .Minister Going
Relief of Albers.
Arrested on Baseless Charge Because
He- Refused to Let Tobacco
Monopoly Steal His Stock
!of Tobacco.
WASHINGTON. Sept 13. After consul
tation between the State and Navy De
partments, it has been decided that a
warship shall be sent to one of the Costa
Rican ports to convey American Minister
Merry, at last accounts Jn San Jose,
northward to the nearest port on the
coast of Nicaragua or Honduras, to the
place where William S. Albers, an Ameri
can citizen, and his brother are confined,
pending a trial on the charge of resist
ing legal process and of Insulting the
President of Nicaragua.
The officials of the State and Navy De
partments decline to make any statement
whatever on this subject Just now, but
it is known that it has received serious
attention, and that the lack of informa
tion as to the exact nature of the offense
charged against Albers and the possibil
ity of his not receiving a falr"trial have
caused an effort to be made to get In
closer touch with the prisoner.
Must Travel Rough Trail.
The gunboat Princeton, now at Pana
ma, is the nearest warship to Ccotal, in
the Province of Segovia, where Albers is
imprisoned. But the last-named town is
70 miles inland, over a rough mountain
range, from the coast and the trail is
not passable bv any vehicles. Amalpa.
on the Gulf of Fonseca, on the southern
boundary of Honduras, appears to be the
nearest port to Ocotal.
The Parlimon Company, whose agont
Albers was, has sent a lawyer named
Brubaker from Philadelphia to Ocotal to
assist in his defense.
An American gentleman of much intelli
gence and high character, who has been
traveling In Central America for the past
few months, engaged in scientific work,
has written a detailed account of the Al
bers case to friends in Baltimore, which
has reached here. He states -that he is
entirely-familiar with the case, and re
ports as follows:
The I4men Company, of .which Albera la
the manager. Is located at Jalaps. Segovia,
near the border of Honduras. This corpora
tion Is engaged In gold and silver mining and
In raising wheat and tobacco and has made
quite large Investments In good faith.
Resisted Illegal Seizure.
It appears that In March. 1905. a company
of armed men, led by one claiming to be a
lieutenant In the Xlcaraguan army and alleg
ing that it was sent by the Government To
bacco Syndicate, demanded of Albers that
he permit It to enter and carry away his
stock of tobacco under seizure.
Albers replied that he had no contraband
tobacco; that he obeyed the law; that he
paid the government; that he held official
receipts for all tobacco In his stores. He
furthermore said that the first who tried to
enter his door would be shot but he would
permit the lieutenant to go through with one
man and Inspect the tobacco. In order that
his astertlons might be proved. This was
done and no contraband tobacco was found.
Following the search of the Llmon Com
pany's premises the executive at Managua,
the capital of Nicaragua, luued a decree
ordering that any one holding tobacco in
stock should obtain a permit and. should he
fall to do this, his tobacco "would be con
fiscated, whereupon several Americana hold
ing tobacco applied for permits asd wero
refused them.
Baseless Charges Brought.
These American holders thereupon ar
ranged to sell their tobacco to the Syndi
cate, with the exception of Albers. But the
treatment received from Albers, who had In
his place American employes who could have
enforced his threats If necessary, caused the
syndicate managers to misrepresent and ex
aggerate the action of Albers when they re
ported It to the President.
Asre-sult charges of resistance to author
ity and violent abuse of the executive (which
Is a serious offense In many Latin-American
countries) were made at the court of the
district situated at Ocotal.
Judicial warrants for arrests were Issued,
and both the Albers were taken into custody
at Jalapa. while peaceably walking the street
near their place of business. They wero
taken to Ocotal. where as far as known they
are held In custody pending the verdict of
the court which. It may be safely assumed,
will convict them.
President Says Interview Published
Was Entire Fabrication.
OYSTER BAY. Sept 13. President
Roosevelt has denounced as a fabri
cation and wholly without foundation
in truth the report of an Interview
with him regarding the terms of peace
between Russia and Japarn, 'published
today in the Petit Parislea in Paris,
and cabled to America and published
here this morning. As soon as the
purported Interview was called to his
attention the President directed Sec
retary Loeb to send to the correspond
ent of the Petit ParisSen. who was
received at Sagamore Hill, the fol
lowing telegram:
OYSTER BAY. 3f. T., Bept 13, 1005-Gaston
XU chard. Hotel Lafayette. New York: The
President directs me to say to you that the
alleged interview with him published la this
morning's papers Is not only an absolute
fabrication, wholly without basin of truth, but
that your conduct In obtaining permlmloa to
see him under false pretense Is thoroughly
dlthonorable. When you came to s the
President yoo Informed him that you were
the grandson of Marshal Augereau; that you
had been at the battle of Mukden with the
Russian army and with the Japanese army
afterward; that you understood thoroughly
that you could have no Interview of any kind
and that you elmply wished to pay & respect
to him.
Under the clrcumeanee the Preslfient re
ceived you and listened to your account of
your experiences with the Japanese and Ri
elaae. and spoke' to you alio of th deeda of
Marshal Augereau and of Napoleon's other
The President bad no conversation with yoa
about the terms of peace, and your account
of your alleged. Interview with hlra Is & fabri
cation from beginning to- end, without any
foundation of fact and because of your un
truthfulness and on account of your being
able to ee him under false prtteasta the
President considers It highly dishonorable.
NEW YORK. Sept 13. Giston
Richard, correspondent of the Petit
Parisien, sailed for Europe yesterday.
President Asks Engineers Not to
Hide Unpleasant Truth.
WASHINGTON. Sept 13. Upon the oc
casion of the recent visit of the members
of the Board of Consulting Engineers of
the -Isthmian Canal at Oyster Bay, the
President addressed to them a few re
marks, which will be printed shortly ana
presented to the different members. After
bidding them welcome, ho urged them to
use all the speed they could safely mako
In coming to a conclusion as to the best
plan for digging the canal so that ha
might have ample time for studying the
report before sending it to Congress.
He refrained from any technical obser
vations, but urged the members to state
their opinion without the slightest besiu-
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tion. -and to se?d him reports not as he
should like to get them, but as he ought
to get them. The memoers of the Board
have nearly all returned to Washington,
and will for some more days occupy them
selves studying the different plans and
data with which they have been provided.
Evils of Immigration Traffic.
WASHINGTON. Sept 13. Dr. ilorris
Fisher Berg, of New York, an agent of
the Bureau of Immigration, who was sent
abroad to investigate aliens afflicted with
loathsome and contagious diseases, to
day made his report to the Department
of Commerce and Labor. He says that
after a very careful report, that steam
ship companies can prevent these undesir
able classes from coming to the United
States. He charges that there are
a great many frauds, particularly In
Italy, practiced In getting Immigrant pas
sengers for steamships coming to this
country, and that one of the greatest
evils is the employment of "runners"
who go through the country and tell the
peasants that all America is a "land of
milk and honey." The report does not
make any specific recommendations.
Manila "Water and Sewer Systems.
WASHINGTON, Sept 13. The Bureau
of. Insular Affairs has received from"
Manila plans and specifications of the
new sewer system of Manila and for
the gravity water supply of that city.
Bonds for 54,000,300. of which 51.000,003
have already been Issued, are to be Is
sued to complete these important en
terprises. Bids will be received by the
Municipal Board of Manila until Janu
ary, 190S. The plans may be seen at tho
War Department
Catholic Church Suffers Severely.
Scientists Seek Germ of Disease.
New Center of Infection.
NEW ORLEANS. Sept. 13. Report
on yellow ferer to 6 P. M.:
2txr cuti 43
Total cases to date 2,413
Deaths 4
Total deaths 323
New foci S
Cases under treatment 303
Cases discharged ....1,737
NEW ORLEANS, Sept 13. While the
fact that there again vere a great num
ber of new yellow fever cases did not
give tho authorities much concern. It has
been the cause of much disappointment
on the Tpart of the public.
The death of Sister Marie at the Mount
Carmel Asylum calls attention to the fact
that the Catholic Church has suffered
quite severely during the present epi
demic Sister Marie was the second re
llgeuse to die and. besides her, the church
has sustained the loss of its archbishop
and Father Green, one of Its ablest
priests here.
Autopsies are being held here over the
patients who succumb to the fever in con
nection with tho investigations that are
in progress under the leadership of Pro
fessor Ponnler and Dr. Archlnard to dis
cover the germ of yellow fever.
The appearance of yellow fever at Ham
burg, on the Mississippi Valley road,
threatens to tie up the country along
that route. Baton Rouge, Hamburg and
VIcksburg are all on the line and are
all now infected.
The average of new cases continues a
little higher than was expected, but It
Is not causing any alarm, as there was
ampler warning that September could bo
looked for to Inflate the list a little. The
deaths are still very low, indicating a
death-rate for the past month of much
leas than 10 per cent
Two new points of infection were re
ported today outside of the city, one at
Lecompte. in Rapides Parish, and the
other at Berwick, across the bay from
Morcan City in St Mary's Parish. Dr.
Makes its presence known
by many signs, glandular
tumors, bundles in the neck,
cutaneous, eruptions, in
flamed eyelids, sore ears,
catarrh and wasting diseases.
Effects permanent cures
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The new Fall patterns and imported models which we
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Charles Salgnac reports from Tallulah
that out of 42 blocks 3S are infected, but
the people have manifested new hope and
have gone to work with a. -wllL Other
reported country cases arc:
Patterson 16. Alexandra 1. LAFayette
1, St. Elizabeth plantation 2, Kenner 1,
St. Hose -, Baratarla 1. Clarke Cheniere 4.
New Cases in Mississippi.
JACKSON, Miss.. Sept. 13. The Missis
sippi yellow fever summary for the past
Zi hours Is as follows:
Natchez has two new cases, one new
focus: Gulfport, one new case, one death;
Hamburg, four cases.
Woman's Mysterious Suicide.
NEW YORK. Sept- 13. Miss A. "W.
"Wildey, of Washington. D. C. was found
dead in her room at the Manhattan Ho
tel here today, shot through the right
temple, with a cup containing the dregs
of a poison which had evidently been
drunk some time today. A feolver with
one empty chamber. whicK lay beside the
body, caused the Coroner to begin bis
Investigation on the theory tnat tne
woman had taken her own life. A note
was found in the room signed "Miss A.
W. "Wildey" and containing only the
statement that her body would bo called
lfor. The woman registered at the ho
tel yesterday. She was well dressed and
of good appearance.
, Armenian Plotters Arrested.
BRUSSELS. Sept. H. According: to a
dispatch to the Petit Bleu from Athens.
14 arrests, including that of an Armenian
priest, have been made there in connec
tion with the discovery of a large quan
tity of bombs in Armenian churches.
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Attempt to Kill Sultan Part of Gen
eral Scheme to Force Auton
omy for Macedonia.
VIENNA, Sept. 13. According to tele
grams received from Belgrade, a plot has
been discovered there and at Sofia to fo
ment a general outbreak in the Balkans,
with a view to compelling the interference
of the powers in tho hope that Macedon
ian autonomy would be proclaimed.
The alleged plot, the telegrams say. In
cluded an intention to assassinate King
Peter of Servla. and Prince Ferdlrfand of
Bulgaria. Those engaged In the plot at
Sofia have been Imprisoned.
It is added that the recent attempt to
assassinate the Sultan of Turkey In the
courtyard of the mosque at Constantinople
Is supposed to have been the work of the
same organization.
Blaze in Livery Stable.
Fire, the origin of which is unknown,
broke out In the livery stable of Wake
man & Morse, at Fifth and Gllsaa streets,
at 11 o'clock last night, and did damage to
the office amounting to about $100. A still
alarm was responded to by the depart
ment, and tho blaze was quickly extin-
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sleeves with turned-baek cuffs.
The yoke is lined with satin;
special value at JS1"5.00
Silk Plaids, Wool Plaids
The New York -windows are fairly aglow with the
warm tones and cheery combinations setting forth
the glories of the new plaids.
It is to be a plaid year and the way Plaid Silks
and Plaid Dress Goods are selling bears out the.
statement. Today we show a new, fresh lot of
Plaid Dress Goods at $1.25 and Plaid Silks at $1.00
very popular prices and most reasonable for these
splendid new plaids.
Our Famous $1.00 Silks
This famous collection of Fancy Silks, the best
Silks to be found in the world at $1.00 a yard, i3
increased in assortment today by 25 new styles just
received by express.
$1.50 to 51.0Q Silk, Lisle and Net
Gloves Your Choice CLlr
Today at DOt
These are Gloves from the best makers, every pair
perfect in fit and finish all new gloves. These
alwayB sold at 1.50, $1.25 and $1.00;
oargain, your choice
$2.25 Umbrellas $1.49
Umbrellas in both ladies' and men's sizes. They
are made of tape-edged black silk gloria, tight
roll, best paragon frames, absolutely fast black,
princess, horn and boxwood handles, plain and
trimmed; regular price $2.25, your A.Q
choice today 4pJLJX7
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