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o-,n PORTLAND, OKBGQH, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 1905. ! . ""
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the cable lines. I 14 n
G STRING OF
back of the deal has secured title to all
of the land mentioned. Associated witn
Mr. Moore -are E. E. Lytle, J. Frank
"Watson, and many other prominent men
who are Interested In tho -wholesale
and Jobbing business. It Is thought that
there Is Northern Pacific money DacK
of the plan though no details will be
given at this time hy any of those con
nected -with the project. It is known,
however, that unlimited money Is back
of the men who are taking active in
terest in the plans and that the con
struction of the first of the five build
ings -will be commenced within a month.
Archways Through Warehouses.
The proposition worked out by Mr.
Moore and his associates is a novel one'.
though one -which will prove of great
benefit to the wholesalers and snippers
of the cits'. On each of the five blocks
recently purohased will be erected a
modern five-story blook, mooeicd w u
certain extent after the lines of the
new WclnharJt building on irtn ana
Pine streets. Through the middle of
this string of five blocks, running
north and south, will be constructed a
spur extending from the southern end
of the Terminal Company's tracks to
nniiRh street. Midway between Ninth
TWO MILLIONS THE UUbl Iarffe archway will be built in the
buildings extending norm ana auum
and the spur -will be laid through these
arches and thus under or through the
bulldlmrs. This arch will be wide
nouek and hijth enough to permit
freight cars to be switched through,
-with space on each side to permit of
the freight being loaded and unloaded.
Double tracks -will be laid through the
archway to facilitate the swltonlng of
Will Change Wholesale
FIVE MONSTER BUILDINGS
Tracks Will Run Through the
Arches in Structures.
Portland Capitalists, Backed by tho!
Northern Pacific, to Bring Cars
into Jobbers' Warehouses,
Saving Drnyage Costs.
Anrx4maloly S2.000.000 will be
spent witMn a year by Portland capi
talists la erecting vast Jobbing and
wtwlesale houses in North Portland on
Vtocks FT. S. . GO ana 73, that part
.w- wiHndea by Couch street on
the Mm tit by Ninth on the west. Park
a the st and Hoyt on the north. In
oarrrtog out the plan which was formed
d has been financed by W. H. Moore.
f the Moore Investment Company.
Ave great brick buildings, each five
stories in height will be erected, a spur
-wit! be constructed by the Northern Pa
cific Terminal Company from its prua
oat yam through arches In the build
lags and across the five blocks upon
which thoy will stand, while It is ex
pected that tho complete Duim...
-will house a large number of tho most
important wholesale and Jobbing
hMisos of the city, which firms will
TOve from their present quarters on
the Bast Side and along the water
front on the West Side.
Changes Wholesale District.
It is a Plan destined to .change the
map of the wholesale district of the
city and -cause a great- readjustment in
real estate values throughout the af
It has boon known thaUagents work
ing for W. H. Moore have for some time
been securing options upon the differ
ent parts of the five diocks immcu.
this work has progressed quietly until
at the present time the association
CONTENTS TODAY'S PAPER
Ii-.cnrtu- cloudy and occasionally
UNDER THE ME
Hughes Probes Into Syndicate
Operations of Hyde and
HYDE GAVE UP HIS PROFIT
.V.t..ine. Cooler. westerly winuo.
Captain of wrecked vrarstalp MikaM. attempts
ylclde. Page 3.
Threat! to assassinate Komura on nla re
tarn. Page 8. i
leader of Cban Liberal party killed in
deadly affray- Page L
France -rMl call for apology from eneruela
for Insult to Minister. Pago 4.
German Socialist threaten general strike.
PaB ' National.
Illness of EnMch- Wade stops Toung court-
martlal. Page 4. ,
Mists Roosevelt entertained in Seoul. Page 1.
Bohwarachlld and Sulsborger may turn
Etatrevldenoe In beef trust case. Page 1.
Hew insurance Kyndicates pay; Cleveland
tells about mutuallzlng of Equitable.
Page 1. ,
Gasoline motor makes great speed record.
Page 8. ,
Arkansas mob lynches innocent negro.
Pacific Coast tflfrue soores: Oakland C,
Portland 4: San Francisco. 5. Los Angeles
. . ---..- 1 TiMimn l. Page 7.
Croby makes high score of 197 In first day
Vf Modford Gun Club's annual shoot.
Five1 good races run at Walla Walla Fair.
J-o more baseball in Tacoma, games sched
uled for there being transferred to Spo
kane. Page 7.
Audubon equals pacing record. Page 7.
Rev John B. Stark accused before Metho
dist conference at Albany of appropriat
ing benevolent funds. Page 6.
Faleuse farmers holding much -wheat for
higher prices. Page 6.
Megorden convicted at Vale of murder In
first dogree. Fage C.
State land-fraud cases at Salem being fought
on technicalities, .rage .
Freight wrcok on O. R. & N. kills one and
Injures several others. Page 0.
Stagecoach brake snaps and runaway occurs
with fatal results. Pago 6.
Partridge nominated by Republicans ior
Mayer of San Francisco. Page 0.
Commercial and Marine.
Advance In wheat checks selling. Pago 15.
Oregon hopholders firm. Page 15.
Excitement In barley at Ban Francisco.
Attempted wheat corner at Liverpool causes
strong markets. Page 15. v .
Rise In call money has adverse effect on
stock (peculation. Page 15.
Trade reviews report best wee or year.
Hill ltne will establish freight agencies In
Orient Page T.
Lewis and Clark Exposition.
Admissions. 24.402. Page 10.
Oregon exhibitors take most of the prlres
at the livestock show. Pago 10.
Airship makes two successful flights. Page 10
Portland and Vicinity.
Five big warehouses for Portland Jobbers at
cost of $2,000.00 will be erected In Port
land by capitalists with Northern Pacific
freight trains running through arches In
buildings. Page 1.
But one more witness to be called in Will
iamson case. Page 14.
Hill Is coming to Portland. Page 14.
Boy upsets lighted lamp and Are, destroys
four residences and damages a laundry.
Senator Fulton goes to Washington. Pago 14
State will profit greatly from reclamation
work- Page K
Xltct and stepdaughter In guardlanshlp.con
t&st over fecblo old lady. Page 1L.
Overcomes Drnyage Charges.
This clan has been under construction
for some time and was created to over
come the enormous expense of Jrayage
nftssRrilv borne by the
whlwle houses which have had to
haul their sroods from the terminal
c-rnunds to the warehouses on Front
and First streets, and throughout the
wholesale district at an expense whicn
has in most cases totaled close to seven
times the rent paid for the headquar
ters and storerooms of the different
Into this five-block-long string of
monster buildings it will be possible to
cather a large number of the prlnolpal
wholesale and Jobbing houses now do
lnc business In the city. Implement men
on the East Side, who are now forced
to pay 10 per cent insurance upon thelr
stock in order that they may be where
they can handle their heavy work at
first hand from the cars to the ware
rooms have In several cases already an
nounced their welcome of the new ar
rangement and have become provisional
tenants of the new syndicate. Firms on
the West Side alone Water and Front.
First and Second strents, which are
paying a large share of their profits
for dravaee will also become num
bered among the first tenants, and sev
eral of- them are interested in tne
proposition as stockholders.
Wholesalers Will Change.
Already some of the big wholesale
houses have begun to make arrange
ments to change their headquarters as
soon as the new places are ready for
their occupancy and the new blocks
will work a great change In the loca
tlon of the wholesale heart of the city.
The old effort to secure a. franchise for
the O. B. & N. down Front street for
the use of the wholesale housesVof that
district .will. It Is now rumored, be re
vived by tho property-owners who are
now anxious to bring better facilities
for handling freight close to their
FJverv detail of the new plan has been
arranged, If is .said, with the excep
tion of seourlng the signature of C M.
Levey, of Tacoma. to the agreements
between the organizers of the Jobbing
center and the board of 'directors of
the Northern Pacific Terminal Com
Buckncr Explains Xew Torlc Ijlfe's
Bonus to Agents Cleveland
Tells Progress of Equlta .
ble 3Iutual Plan.
-VFTW TOR5C BcdL 22. Syndicate oper
atlons of the Eouitable Life Assurance So-
ctMv were taken ud by the Insurance in
vestigating committee today, and con
sumed the entire afternoon session. Henry
H. Wlnthrop. assistant secretary and
financial manager of that society,, was
railed to the atand Immediately after re
cess, and presented a. sworn record of
syndicate participations of his company.
also a record of sales and purchases ot
securities for the past five years. He oe
tailed as far as he wafi able the trans
actions of the syndicate of "J. H. Hyde
and Associates." and took memoranda of
all Information he was able to supply.
nrMoh ic tn x nresented at a later date.
One of the operations was In Aftantlc
Coast Line bonds. In which ''J. H. Hyde
and Associates." the Equitable participat
ing as a member, paid ?1.376,w5 on can ana
received 14.SW profits. Mr. Wlnthrop
said there was nothing on the Equitable
books to show who the "associates were
nor what were Mr. Hyde's personal prof
Hyde Assigned All to Company.
The Eouitable participated also In
Union Pacific syndicate in the name of
J. H. Hyde. and. when asked by what au
thorlty the society assumed the responsl
bllltr of Mr. Hyde's personal operations.
Mr. Winthrop produced the minutes or
the finance committee In July, 1905, show
ing a wrltton assignment to the company
by Mr. Hyde of his Interest In this syn
dicate. The society paid Into that syndl
cata S1.67O.000. Much of the information
In retard to these syndicate operations
Mr. "Wlnthrop said he would look up ana
Just before Mr. "Wlnthrop was exam
lned, Mr. Hughes read a long letterfrom
lirover tneveiana, wno is a trustee wr mo
policy-holders In the Equitable under the
Thomas F. Hyan trust agreement. The
latter was offered In evidence. Mr. Cleve
land detailed the progress of the trustees
In mutuallzlng the company, referred to
the obstacles In the way of mutuallzation.
and welcomed too aid of the committee
In the trustees' work.
Bonuses Paid to Agents.
pany. Mr. Levey Is a member of this
Doara ana nas Deen uuoeni m aoi.
It Is oxhoctod that his signature will
have been given by today when every
thing will bo ready for the preliminary
steps in construction.
The block which has the least Im
provement upon it of the five will be
tho one which is first to receive atten
tion at the hands of the new company.
Upon this block will be constructed
the first building, though it is the In
tention of the people back of the
scheme to continue the construction as
fast as the work can be done satis fac
torily. It is tho Intention to have all
Ave of the buildings constructed and
occuDled before the Northern Pacific
line reaches Portland, providing that
the north bank route will be con
structed within the next two years as
is the common thought.
At the mornlnsr session. Thomas A.
Buckncr, vice-president of the New York
Life Insurance Company, described the
aroncy system of the company and the
method of paying bonuses. A "Nyllc'' sys
tem inaugurated by this company, separ
ating the agents who created business in
grades according to terms of servloe, was
exDlalned. and these bonuses. Mr. Buckner
testified, were charged to renewal preml-j
"Nylic" Mr. Buckner said, were, in ad
ditlon to the regular agent's commission.
Witness said, when asked how expensive
such a system might be. that the totijl
payments to vxyuc memoers aggregated
less than 1 per cent of the total premiums
Mr. Buckner was unable to supply a con
siderable amount of Information desired.
but will do so at a later period.
Mr. Hughes asked for full statements
of the Insurance written in the United
States and Canada, also separate state
ments relating to foreign countries, show
ing premiums and commissions paid, tnat
it might be ascertained how much. If any,
the business of the New York Life In
surance Company was being extended In
the foreign field at the cxpenso of the
The committee adjourned until next
Wednesday.- Senator Armstrong, chair
man, announcing that .the three days ses
Ion this week seemed to he so successful
that It would be tried next week, and. If
tne matter ior uic counsel c&uie m w
readllv as it has been doing, the sessions
hereafter will be held but three days a
Operation of Jyl!c Fund.
ident of the New York Life Insurance
Company, who has charge ot tnat com
pany" s agencies and who was unaoie to
answer a number of Questions yesterday
without looking up the records, was called
to the stand. The matter of the yuc
accounts was taken up. They Include
records of a system of bonuses paid to
agents. Nyllc he said, was a body drawn
from the ranks of agents who create busi
ness for his company. It Is divided Into
five classes. Mr. Buckner said tnat wnat
money agents got from Nyllc was in ad
dition to regular agents' commission.
Witness stated that the cost of Nyllc to
day is 1 per cent of the renewal pre
miums. Mr. Buckner saia mis. system
was invaluable. In holding their agents in
Severance of connection with the com
pany ends all benefits In the N.ew York
T.fA insurance Company except In case
f df-ath. when nrovlslon is made for pay
ments to the. estate of a New York Life
Insurance aurent above the graao oi iresn-
mon for thr to six months. Further
M.i.mortcm benefits were produced un
der a resolution adopted in io. wmcn
provides that an agent's estate may re
ceive equal to U for every 51000 of Insur
ance written during the year preceding
his death. This, by vote of the trustees,
was made an annual resolution. In the
ten years this mortuary fund has Deen
Htm testified. iZZ.WJ naa
been paid out ior tnis purpuac. ,
-vr- n..oVner rv-iuM not state me Donvs
nald to asents above their regular com
i rAr tho Vvile svstcm. but he
thought It was not a very great amount
He would supply this Information later.
Can Retire in Twenty Years.
Mr. Buckner testified that the total pay
ments to Nyllc members aggregated less
than 1 per cent of the total premiums.
Thi. eomnanv has 916 agents wno are
member of Nvllc and over 5000 who are
not. It woald be possible, Mr. uucicner
calculated, for a man who had worKea
30 years to retire altogether from active
labor. A second Nylic was inaugurated
7mmrr l 1S02. for agency directors, in
spectors In supervisors, in tne liulcu
states Canada and uio est maies. a
Knnrd nr trustees was jrfven control o
n fund made ud by amounts contrlDutea
In part By the members and In part by
the life Insurance company. Anis sunu
n to lie divided among the members In
1312, according to the amounts written by
the members. The fund now amounis
5937.777. In ISM, it appeared that $432,001
m Hvpn as bonuses under various writ
ten agreements wltn agents, aim u.o
mo. niRft n94.1L3 oald for general bonuses
throughout the world, Including those for
"Vncr " said Mr. Hughes, "i nna o.cw.
MS put down for one year for commission
on Jli.04S.53S first-year premiums q
59S. These are independent ot au la
ments on Nyllc?"
'What is the rate of commission In
r.rnnnvr' asked .Mr. Hughes
w' re "not allowed to pay more man
9 per .ceS of the first Tear's premium
on any policy, ana me .vct,
Is America Paying Freight
r- UturhM asked, for full statements
rr,' -f -Ruelmer of the business written
i th United States and Canada ana in
the other parts of the world, both show
inthat nremlums and commissions paid
and all other particulars, wnicu um
show to what extent, If any. tne Dusinww
th. York Life was being extended
throughout the world at tho expense of
the American policyholders.
Xo Profit on Some Syndicates
KILLED IN CUBA
Deadly Affray With the Police
Marks Election in Island
Carrying: ot Arms Forbidden.
An extra session of the House of Repre
sentatives was held tonight, at which the
disturbances at Clenfuegoa-were discussed.
Extra editions of tfie Liberal .papers is
sued here tonight place the enure Diame
for the disturbances upon the government.
TJie Mayor or Havana nas isaueu
proclamation forbidding the carrying of
canes or weapons of any kind, with or
without licenses. In the vicinity of the
polling places during the elections to
morrow. An official dispatch says that
the Mayor of Clenfuegos has Issued . a
similar proclamation and has also pro
hibited the sale of alcoholic liquors. -
Attempt to Kill Gomez.
tn -T-i'm t rt 1 1 I uenerai jose .uiguei uumc.
WHOLE NATION IN TURMOIL of Santa Clara Province, the Liberal can-
diaate ior me rresmeutji . bmsu
today. According to a report In circula
tion the Governor declares that an at-
. . tempt was raaue 10 wmj-i"""- "
Vllluendas Kills Police uni " h!s 0fHCial residence
iEAK IN i
OF 6EEF PACK
Schwarzschild and Sulzberger.
May Turn State's
Khot.Down in Itiot Axoops
Bushed to Scene Attempt
to .-Kill Gomez.
Governor Gomez said to the Associated
Press that he came to Havana for the
purpose of Informing President Palma
that he feared the elections in his pro-
fr,A -nniH nnt h fnlrlv conducted, but
thnt after the occurrences at Clenfuegos
he would not visit the President. Regard
lnir the rumor that an attempt had been
made to assassinate him, the Governor
declined to say anything. He said this
.-,rivi Hent. 22. Official dispatches
received this afternoon from Clenfuegos
announced the killing , oi w- nZZ" nn n1most at the hour that Vlllu-
Enrique Vllluendas. leader 01 - readlns a tele
party, and the most awe from him In which the Congress-
lower house, and tne lb - . . . had becn tnreat.
iwo j I at the hour In whicn ne was wruui8
Moderates. j teiegram, the policeman had Just entered
The' government advices say the police teiegra p
received Information tnat wiuuu . i Onvprnorded that the Congress-
..... -1 ,4 nrt a niifiniiLV ul i - --
,i yn deoosited. and they went
to the hotel to Investigate the mawer. a
.v n. nded the stairs, tnej were
LUC v.w. ' " ,
. o n.rtv of Liberals, who fired on
them, killing Chief of Police Illance. The
police returned the fire, killing vmueniuu
iinr. nami others.
ana wuuuum t ,
Intense excitement prevails at Clen
gos and Havana. The government author
ities fear the effect which tne anair bwj
man was one of his dearest friends and
VXLIiTJEXDAS SHOT POLICE CHEE
WEIL NO NERVOUS WRECK
Official Version ot Affray Blames
Leader of Liberals.
WASHINGTON. Sept. 22,-Senor Que-
,n rnhnn minister, lonignt re-
lues rear ine ojictu i"w' i
have upon the election ot members of the celved the following dispatch from sec-
election board, which will be held xomor- retary of State u ramn. gis
ro- i version oi iuc uuuuw
a. th. nrws snrcads throughout Hawna Today, while the cnier or o" ;
' xri.n.t.. r,ro ranidlv Ing out an order os we
me .uioerauj ' . , I the premlsas of tne noiei i du
gathering in their respective clubs, and It where Enrique nU8"XendaSemnred
TJDon the reassembling of the commit
tee this morning. Mr. Buckncr. vlce-pres
-r-r -o TrinVirnn necretarv of the
nmmM nf the Enultabe Ufo
Assurance Society, an Its financial man-
of syndicate participations, a record of
sales and purchases of secrlties by the
Equitable Society for the last five years.
and also identineo mem. mm
-i cv. .fMan Tn a nartlclDatlon in
a pj-ndlcate amounting to J750.000 in Union
Pacific bonds, nunn, wreu
the syndicate managers. There was no
nn.m a number of the syndicate txaus-
. . u.rvA nn nmflfn. and Mr. Hughes
BGUVim nvft. " "
.asked If he hnd any reason to think tncre
bad ocen pronis. jar. vtiuuuujj
In many cases the booxs did not show
who were the other participants in tno
ceniMati Tn n St Paul svndlcate In 1ES9
a commission was paid, but Mr. Wlnthrop
said he old not raw 10 wnom. Novem
ber li. 1SC0. there was a Southern .Facinc
Is feared that unless the leaders give
wise counsel a clash may result tonight.
Six Killed in Affray.
A dtsnatch to the Associated Press from
rManftiPms savs that six persons were
killrd and 25 wounded during the conflict.
nisreitehM to the government say that
beaidos Congressman Vllluendas and Chief
of Police. Illance. two policemen were
killed and a number of policemen and
oiviitann wounded. Rural guards are
around the .entire block In which the hotel
o.,i ,. .n nf the affair. Is situated.
fin a trfeeram says that. Vllluendas nrea
the shot which Mlled the- Chief of Police;
while according ,to another telegram cue
shot was fired by" VSsts Fernahdex, a. Lib
eral, who has been arrested.
A search of the hotel revealed two dyna
mite bombs In the room occupied by Vll
luendas. Tho police. In searching the
hotel, were carrying out the order of a
Judge, who v,-n informed that explosives
were hidden there.
Urgent Call for Troops.
Th government has received a telegram
from Senator Frias asking it to send re
inforcements at once. The telegram says:
While fh Clenfuegos at present tne
forces are keeping order, every precaution
u need. as there is danger of assault.
I recommend that the authorities prevent
the entrance Into Clenfuegos of possible
trouble-makers who are liable to invade
the city. There are fears of dynamite
Acting on the advice of Senator Frias.
the government this evening sent a train
of Ave cars loaded with rural guards,
the" largest number of whom are destined
for Clenfuegos, while the others will be
distributed In Matanzas and Santa Clara,
where advices received by the government
Indicate serious trouble may occur at any
time. The train also carries artillery, and
the troops are supplied with 13,000 round 3
The feeling In Havana, tonight is most
intense. The Liberals are Ittcrly de
nouncing the government, saying they
have received no advices from Clenfuegos
(Concluded on Page 4.)
ol hwu1"; .hortlv aft
erward. Immediately 'and in the same place
the police arrested tne aggro""" -
tnrVmA at the same time by those who ae-
comp&Jjled Vllluendas. The latter and an
other individual aieu. """""
sons were arrested. Three policemen are
- i .,o-h Tinuirii ta make an ex
amination ot the premises and to help the
police, finding- ammunition
Z ''.-J . .v- vv,j.ri Vllluendas lived.
The rural guard is doing service In th?
town and order is ruiiy enBoiBucu.
government has taKen measures u.
elecUons to be held tomorrow will take place
with strict legality In alt the republic.
Sneaking of the trouble at t-ieniuegos.
NHnister Quesado pointed out that It was
entlrelv local In character and naa no
national significance whatever. It was an
Incident common to popular elections.
Clenfuegos Is debatable ground, he sold,
and party strife runs high there. The
government, he added. Is determined that
the elections to take place tomorrow
throughout the republic shall be conduct
ed strictly according to law.
Vllluendas. the member of Congress,
who was killed, was a young man of
great promise. He was les3 than -0 years
old and had been a colonel In the Cuban
army, a prosecuting attorney under the
military government and a meraoer ot
the constitutional convention.
LIBERALS RAID ENEMY'S CLUB
Shooting Among Moderates Stopped
When Intruder Is Wounded.
HAVANA. Sept. 22. According to ad
vices received by the government from
Santiag d Los Banesv three Liberals en
tered the Moderate Club there Jtoday,
firing rtvolvers and waving machetes.
They were arrested by rural guards after
one of them had been wounded.
Hia Sickness Mere Pretext for Light
Punishment General Belief He
and Associates Will Testify
Against Big Four.
CHICAGO. Sept. 22. (Special.) Official
of the Schwarzschild & Sulsberger Com
pany will turn state's evidence In the
"beef trust" cases, and will disclose
secrets that may mean the penltentlary
in the event of conviction, to the other
defendants. Such Is the firm cocvlctlon
of an attorney who has done much work
"for Max Sulzberger, head of the com
pany, and who even at the present time
Is connected In an advisory capacity with
the IegaT" department of the company.
While counsel for the big packers deny
that the rebate case concluded by 525.C0O
fines affects the conspiracy case yet to
be tried. It la believed that tho Goverr
ment will And a way to make use of
I yesterday's developments.
Well's Sickness a Joko.
"The plea of guilty did not surprise
those who know the members of the
Schwarzschild & Sulzberger firm. Having
been extraordinarily successful In busi
ness, they took long chances." said the
attorney mentioned. "They did it in
pleading guilty. Well sick? Why, when I
read that and saw that the escape from
prison was based upon his shattered
health and broken-down nervous system,
I laughed aloud. Well was In this very
office less than a week ago. He Is a pow
erfully built man, six feet or more In
height, weighs 250 or more pounds, artd
Is the picture of health. There Is noth
ing that could bother him temperament
ally. He Is the most stolid of mortals.
I have known him for years and have had
many occasions to study him.
3fay Testify for Government..
The Schwarzschljd & Sulzberger peo
ple did not escape vlth a fine simply to
save Well. The District Attorney might
know of other reasons, and the people
may learn these reasons when the trial
comes on and the Governnfent Introduces
evidence. The Schwarzschilds and Sulz
bergers and the Wells and the Kleins and
Welssenbachs for they are all related
might take the witness stand, or at least
be called by the District Attorney.
"When the firm of Schwarzschild &
Sulsberger first came to the stockyards
it was considered an independent com
pany. That Is, the members were not sup
posed to bo In the combine said to have
been formed among the 'big four.' It
was not long, however, before emissaries
sought the Armours and after months of
negotiations the S. & S. people were ad
mitted for a degree tc the councils of the
combine and were made one of the com
bine. They never, however, reached the
Inner circles of Armour, Swift and Mor
ris. Break Away From Agreement.
"When their addition was decided upon,
a sort ot gentleman's agreement. It Is
allied, was submitted to them, to which
they readily subscribed. Part of that
agreement was that under no clrcum-
or.,, nt th nartfes thereto to.
MAY BE ANOTHER DUR ANT break away from the others unless with
the annrovai or an. uis u8n.T.urcui, -
Evidence That Girard 3Iurdered
Woman Last January.
srTTTc vnnTT sn 22. A newspaper
because the government will not permit xllpplng found today In the room ot J 03-
PORTLAND CAPITALISTS WILL SPEND $2,000,000 IN
ERECTING VAST JOBBING WAREriUUotb
. , .
eph J. Girard, who. Is accused of killing
Augusta Pfelffer. near the. "Haunted
Oak." at Pelham Road, lead3 the police
to suspect that Girard may Know some
thine about the murder of Elizabeth
Davis, ot MIddletown, N. Y
DPtectlve Sereeant Price said today that
the body of Mlsa Davis was found in the
Wallklll River, near MIddletown, on
March SO last. It bora evidence of having
been maltreated as was the body ot tna
Pfelffer girl, and physicians say It had
becn in the water aooui iwo mumua.
"The clipping we found in uirarus
room." said theK detective. gave a com
plete account of the finding of the body.
Girard was absent from his boarding
place for a week abtfut the last or Janu
ary, or at almost cxacny ine onw u.
shown that the Davis girl's body was
.thrown Into the Wallklll."
So Race Discrimination Wanted.
MUSKOGEE. I. T.. Sept. 22. The West
ern Negro Prens Association In anpual
muinr Tior tftdav adooted resolutions.
calling on the President and Congress to
oppose statehood for Indian Territory and
rtirioVinnin )im1fM an absolute Ruarantee
v, e-ivpn that no 'Jim Crow coach
., nth. in-n-s dlscrlmlnatlnfr be
tween the races In public places" will be
Is now said, the S. & S. firm broke, and
now the 'big four dread the coming
trials. If I were counsel for the other
people, I would bo on the alert."
District Attorney Morrison today con
tinued his activity against the packers.
Shortly after ho appeared at hia office
In the morning he left and did not return
until almost noon. It Is believed he kept
several Important appointments with law
yers In their offices. "Attaches of the Dis
trict Attorney's office refused to explain
his action, and he declined to dlscus3 it.
Ready to Argue Objections.
The Government is now, in complete
readiness. It is declared, to meet the ar
guments of the corporation lawyers next
week, when the hearing on the plea In
abatement is heard. The Government of
ficials, after the filing ot the plea, worked
almost all of one night In preparations,
and, it Is declared, have a number of Im
portant points of law to present to tne
xrr Morrison tonlsht announced that
the Government would proceed against
tho railroads for paying rebates immedi
ately after the packers' trials. It Is be
lieved somebody has "squealed" and the
Government has secured important tesqti
New Date for Inauguration.
-rrr a eTTT-NrrcTfYN". Sent. 22. District Com
missioner McFarland. chairman of the
committee to consider the advisability of
changing the date or tne ceremvuy
the Inauguration of the President of the
United States, has Issued a call for the
meeting of the committee on November S.
The committee Is composed of the Gov-
r -11 fht. tates and territories ana
15 residents of tho District of Columbia.
Among the dates suggested for the cere-
,r r Anrii ao and the last Thursday
In April. The change 13 urged by reason
of tne mciement wcamer mm.-- w
prevails In Washington on Aiarcn
Spanish Workmen for Canal.
da xr a -via snt. 22. It Is reported that
President Amador and the Canal Com
eavnrin to attract Span-
llsrf Immigrants from the famine-stricken
'districts of Gallcia. Many are conawereu.
to be the best worxmen xn jranaro. a q?.
Russian colonists at ChlrlquI are maklnc