Morning Oregonian. (Portland, Or.) 1861-1937, May 04, 1906, Page 6, Image 6

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W. C. Fischer Struck From Be
hind While on an Un
frequented Street.
Baijtender in Local Saloon, Said to
Have Witnessed the Assault
Swears Out Warrant Against
Victim for Profanity.
RAINIER. Or.; May 3. (Special.) While
walking down an unfrequented street at
6:30 this afternoon, W. C. Fischer, a prom
inent lawyer and assistant editor of the
Advance, the local Anti-Saloon league
publication, was struck from behind by
hii unknown thug and knocked to the
ground. The blow, apparently from a
sliniRHhot, dazed Mr. Fischer, and as he
attempted to rise his assailant rained re
ported Wows on his face, either with the
nhnicshot or the toe of his phoe.
Joe (."rough, bartender for Miles Sheerln,
In company with one or two other men,
is soul to have 'been on the Blanchard
dock about 100 feet from the place where
the assault was made. These men are
supposed to have seen the blows struck,
as they had an unobstructed view.
Without offering any aid to the victim,
who was In a dazed condition, Crough
hurried up town and swore out a warrant
for the arrest of Mr. Fischer on a charge
of using profane language. Later Crough
was arrested on a charge of complicity
in the assault on Mr. Fischer, with intent
to kill.
Sheriff White Is making every effort to
find the thug who made the assault.
Two strangers who arrived In town
this morning had been hanging around
the Advance offlce all day long.
One of them Is reported to have said he
had been paid to beat up Fischer and hbj
"pal" was to "do" the Methodist preacher,
evidently referring to Rev. H. G. Kemp,
pastor of the Methodist Church.
.1. W. Wilkins. principal of the public
schools, circulated a paper among the
business men late this afternoon, and the
sum of $100 was subscribed as a reward
for the arrest of the perpetrator of the as
sault. Since his arrival In Rainier, the first of
last October. Rev. H. O. Kemp has waged
active war on the saloons which have
npenlv violated the Sunday-closing law. To
furt hi-r this work the Advocate was es
tablished, of which Mr. Kemp is the editor
end Mr. Fischer the assistant editor. An
Anti-Saloon League of 30 members, In
which are a number of the prominent
business men of the town, has also beon
Three weeks ago the saloons were closed
Sunday, and last Monday eight saloon
keepers wore arrested on the charge of
allowing gambling in their places. All
were found guilty In the Justice Court and
thev were titled $10 each and costs. A writ
of review was taken to the Circuit Court.
rcntly reported that $40 would be paid any-
F one who would administer a thrashing to
I hltn or to Mr. Fischer.
Mr. Fischer Is badly cut up about the
head and lace, tie says no um n m
thug, who struck him from behind. He
1 had no Intimation he was followed until
lio felt the blow on the back of his bead.
Then, as be attempted to rise, the thug
either kicked him in the face or struck
him repeated blows on the face with the
There is great Indignation here over the
Judjre Holds That Charter Is Su
lierlor to Local-Option Law.
VALE, Or.. May 3. (Special.) The Cir
cuit Court has been In session for over
B week and will close. A number of in
formations were filed against the gam
bling fraternity of Ontario, and the cases
wen. continued until the September term.
The adjourned session took up the right
of way cases for the Vale-Malheur Val
ley Railway. The amount of damages
aggregated about $1700. .
The Prosecuting Attorney tiled an in
formation against the Burnt saloon at
aVIe for selling liquor contrary to the
local-option law. The court held that
Vale, having a charter granted since the
local-option law was passed, gave the sa
loons In Vale a right to run according to
the charter laws of Vale, and that the
local-option law did not hold in the town
of Vale.
Abotit 6000 Horses Will Be Run in
Off the Hange.
NORTH YAKIMA. Wash., May 3. tSpe-
rial.) The old horsemen of the' Yakima
. Vallev are protesting against tne numer
ous reports that have been circulated
from Eastern Washington about the "last
roundups" in the State of Vi asmngton.
They say this yenr will not see the end
of the business. There are In the Yakima
Vallev roaming the hills between 6000 and
T000 horses that will be rounded up this
Soring. In ten days from now 30 men
will start in at the mouth of the Yakima
uivor und will not finish their work till
the hills as far back as the Cascade
Mountains have been ranged over for the
stray horses that have been feeding out
since last fall.
This roundup is one of the annual events
Jn the horse-raising business of the Yak
ima country, and tills season win not oe
the end of It. as far as Yakima Is con
cerned. ,
Tart or Vale Itoad Is to Be Com
pleted by July 4.
VALE. Or.. May 1 (Special.) Th
Vale-Malheur Valley Railway Company
has announced that the Vale Railroad to
the Oregon Short Line, two miles south
of Ontario, will be finished by July 4
and In plenty of time to handle this
year's wool crop. The company has Its
depot in Vale and Is contemplating build
ing a stone building. Warehouses are
now under contract and will be built.
Mr. Wagner, chief engineer for the Ore
gon Short Line, returned to Vale from
a visit to the Interior. While In Cen
tral Oregon he visited Narrows and Burns
and came out In the direction of Prine
ville. He returned In order to close up the
month's business and will again go into
the interior the first of the coming month.
Reports were received here that there
were a number of surveying parties in
the Interior, and that the identity of the
companies they represent Is not known.
Horticulturist, for Corrallis.
CORVALUS. Or.. May 3. (Special.)
. Professor Claud I. Lewis, of Cornell
University, has been selected as horti
culturist for the Oregon Experiment
station and professor of horticulture in
the Agricultural College. Accompanied
by his family, he is to arrive in a few
days to take up his duties. The se
lection was made by a special commit
tee -consisting; of President Gatch.
President Weatherford, of the board of
regents, and Regent John D. OlwelL
Professor Lewis Is highly recommend
ed by. Dr. Bailey, of Cornell.
Bar Pays Dead Sheriff Tribute.- '
OREGON CITY, Or., May 3. (Spe
cial.) Additional tribute to the mem
ory of the late Sheriff John R. Shaver
was paid this afternoon at a meeting
of the Clackamas County Bar Associa
tion. Circuit Judge T. A. McBride pre
sided, James U. Campbell . being the
secretary. Short addresses, in which
were recounted the many commendable
qualities of the deceased official, were
made by Judge McBride, Franklin T.
Griffith, James U. Campbell, Senator
George C. Brownell and Gordon E.
Hayes. , Suitable resolutions were
Dr. Driver to Raise Cattle.
ALBANY. Or., May S (Special.) Rev.
I. D. Driver, of Eugene, this week bought
one of the finest farms in the county, con
sisting of 820 acres near Tangent, six
miles south of Albany. Dr. Driver sold
his Lane County property some weeks
ago. He will raise blooded cattle.
Advance In Hop Quotations.
OREGON CITY. Or., May 3. (Spe
cial.) The announcement of an ad
vance in the market quotation for hops
UBaker ....
Clackamas .
toiumDla ..
Harney ....
Josephine ..
Klamath ...
Malheur ...
Sherman ...
Umatilla ...
Wallowa ...
Wheeler ....
Yamhill ....
has served as a stimulus In encourag
ing the further cultivation of this crop
by Clackamas County growers, who
are now busily engaged in training
their vines. Hops never looked better
and more promising at this season of
the year than they do in Clackamas
County today. Few yarda are being
plowed up, and the acreage this year
will be fully as large as that of last
Alleged to Be Bearing Prices to Get
Cheaper Material for Mak
ing of Ice Cream.
TACOMA, Wash., May 3. (Special.)
War between the butter Jobbers of Port
land and Puget Sound is on in earnest
and some interesting developments are
due to take place soon. Local dealers are
threatening to retaliate on priceoutters
from Oregon by invading their cream
supply and outbidding them for U.
The trouble started a couple of weeks
ago, when certain Portland wholesalers
began sending butter direct to Tacoma
retail grocers for 20 cents a pound. Puget
Sound jobbers believed the price should
be as high as 22 cents and determined
that farmers should be paid for their
product on this basis. They refused to
meet the cut and are doing all In their
power to hold up the market. They state
that the invaders are trying to get quo
tations down in order to buy cream
cheaper for the manufacture of ice
A conference was held today between
Tacoma and Seattle firms and -it was de
cided to defy the Oregonians and to get
back at them by making a counter ratd
on the Oregon cream market if the
maneuvers are not slopped.
Arrest Made at Tortpenlsh for Sell
ing to Indians.
NORTH YAKIMA. Wash., May 3.
(Special.) J. L Tucker, a druggist of
Toppenish, was placed under arrest to
day on the charge of selling liquor to
Indians. He will have a hearing on
May 10. This arrest is made to test
the law as applied to the sale of liquor
to Indians by druggists.
Such a condition of affairs has exist
ed on the reservation that Superintend
ent Lynch has decided to call on the
Secretary of the Interior for soldiers
to assist him In keeping peace. All the
drugstores are selling liquor to In
dians, and there are hundreds of boot
leggers plylny their business.
Harrisburg Gifts Arrive.
HARRISBCRG, Or., May 3. (Special.)
W. G. MacRae, of the relief committee,
telegraphs to Mayor Barney May, of this
city, that the bill of lading for one car
of flour and one car of potatoes, donated
by the citizens of Harrisburg for the re
lief of the earthquake sufferers at San
Francisco, has been received and that
the foodstuff will be duly appreciated by
the sufferers.
Appointed to Hanlon's Place.
OREGON CITY, Or., May 3. (Spe
cial.) At a meeting of the Oregon City
Council last night. W. Henry Cooke
was appointed night watchman to suc
ceed the late George J. Hanlon, who
was murdered while In the perform
ance of his duty by one so-called
Frank Smith on the night of the 23d
ult. Resolutions were also adopted on
the death of Hanlon.
Ex-Mayor Held as Horsethief.
HELENA. Mont.. May 3. A special to
the Record from Williston, N. D., says
that ex-Mayor W. H. Denny, of that city.
under arrest on the charge of conspiring
with Montana horseuiieves in the whole
sale thefts of horses In this state, has'
been held for trial In 32500 bonds.
U. S. Senator, Cong., c,ong.. Governor. ! Scc'y of State. Treasurer of State. c
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Official Count of the Votes
Cast April 20.
Oregon Secretary of State Has Com
piled the Figures Sent In by the
Clerks of the Various
Counties in State.
SALEM, Or., May J. (Special.) The
accompanying table shows the com
plete official vote received by the sev
eral candidates for state offices on the
Republican ticket at the primary elec
tion held Friday, April 20, which were
compiled today in the Secretary of
State's office from the certified returns
made by the respective County Clerks:
7764!4893;3905!576li;52S8H3912 7879 1832;14175 il7254 15808:3583, 501l, 7456 8339, 8874, 2724'6148
.,,2003' 1....... .;!.... 1 .;....)
Following is the vote received In the
several districts for Judges, District At
torneys. Joint Senators and Joint Repre
sentatives: Circuit Judge.
Second District
L. T. Harris 5.209
Fourth District. Department No. 2
Alfred F. Sears. Jr 6.082
Robert G. Morrow 5,039
Fourth District. Department No. 4
C. U. Gantenbeln 5.740
M. C. George 5,596
Sixth District
H. S. Bean 1,002
Thomas Fitzgerald ' 645
H. E. Collier 470
Elshth District-
William G. Drowley 823
M. L. Olmsted..... 489
District Attorney. Tenth District-
Francis S. Ivanhoe 67
Scott Z. Henderson 4o
Joseph F. Baker..... 344
E. W. Bartlett , 175
Joint Senators.
Linn and Marion-
Frank J. Miller 3.913
Clackamas and Multnomah
A. A. Bailey 5.903
Samuel Connell 3.794
George M. Orton 3.514
Lmatilla. Morrow and Union
W. G. Cole 2.945
Baker. Haxney and Malheur
J. N. Hart 1.215
1. W. Hope 891
Joint Representatives.
Coos and Curry
Ed Rackliff 378
R. D. Hume 3
Douglas and Jackson
W. I. Vawter 1,112
J. A. Buchanan 967
George W. Riddle 63
J. M.-Hansbrough 454
Lincoln and Palk
B. F. Jones
J. S. Cooper
. 712
, 180
Tillamook and Yamniii
A. G. Beals
J. J. Howser
Matthew Thompson
Clackamas and Aluttnoman
J. U. Campbell ..
H. E. ' Cross
.. 4.652
Crook. Grant. Klamath and Lake (two)
H. P. Belknap .' 1.424
G. H. Merryman 1,148
Morrow ana Umatilla
W. M. Slusher 1,719
t'nion and Wallowa
J. H. Dobbtn 1,324
Harney and Malheur
Gilbert L. King 490
Frank C. Brown 358
Gilliam, Sherman and Wheeler (two)
R. N. Donnelly 819
B. F. Pike 819
Chamberlain, for Governor, Receives
Total of 12,576.
SALEM. Or., May 8. (Special.) Follow
ing is the Democratic vote cast through
out the state as returned in the same
United States Senator (short term)
John M. Gearin.... 47
United States Senator (regular term
John M. Gearin 11,713
Congress, First District
Charles V. Galloway 3.509
P. A. Cochran 1,753
. Congress. Second District
J. H. Graham 5,542
George E. Chamberlain 12,576
Secretary of State
P. H. Sroat .... 11,310
State Treasurer
J. D. aMtlock 11,427
Supreme Judge
T. G. Hailey 11,439
State Printer
J. Scott Taylor : 11.218
Robert A. Miller 11,278
State Superintendent
J. H. Ackerman 39
Labor Commissioner
0. P. Hoff 21
Circuit Judre, Second District
L. T. Harris 26
Fourth District. Department No.
H. B. Nicholas 118
Fourth District, Department No. 4
Oelesby Young 145
Sixth District
A. D. Stillman
Eighth District
William Smith 545
Samuel White 483
District Attorney. Tenth District
James D. Slater 818
Senator, Una and Marion
W. H. Byrd 1,277
Senator. Clackamas and Multnomah
A. F. Flegel 106
Senator. Umatilla, Morrow, etc.
Walter Pierce
Senator. Baker, Harney and Malheur
F. M. Saxton 1,463
Representative, Coos and Curry
Ed Rackliff 21
Representative, Douglas and Jackson
John S. Orth 156
Representative, Lincoln and Polk
1. M. Simpson 109
Representative Tillamook and Yamhill
W. V. Conder 10
Representative, Multnomah and Clack
amas A. P. Nelson 99
Representative. Crook, etc.. (two)
Georg H. Merryman 3
C. Sam Smith 2
Representative, Union and Wallowa
W. W. White 233
Representative. Harney and Malheur
Robert Van Giles 11
Representative, Sherman, Gilliam (two)
John Fulton ... 1
O. T. Parr 1
B. F. Pike 1
Grocery Destroyed at Gladstone and
Dry-Goods House at Oregon City,.
OREGON CITY, Or., May 3. (Special.)
Fire tonight destroyed the grocery store
of Rudy & Walkers, at Gladstone, no
part qf the $C50 stock of goods being
saved. The flames, which were of un
known origin, were discovered at 9:30
o'clock. The building was the property of
Harvey E. Cross and was of the value
of $750. There was no Insurance on the
building or its contents.
A dryhouse at the Oswald Furniture
Manufacturing Company's plant in this
city was burned to the ground this after
noon. The loss is slight.
Summer School. at University.
May 3. (Special.) Announcements are out
for the Summer session of tne University
of Oregon. The work will be mainly for
2M:i ...;..
high school and upper-grade teachers who
desire further preparation, and will begin
on July 2 and close July 27.
A special feature of the session will be
a course in library training by Miss Cor
nelia Marvin, secretary of the Oregon
Library Commission, assisted by Miss
Harriet Hassler. children's librarian of
the Portland Public Library. The demand
for experienced librarians in Oregon is in
excess of the supply.
South Bend Saloon Men Show Fight.
SOUTH BKND, Wash.," May 3. (Spe
cial.) What looks 11',: a preconcerted ac
tion of the saloon men to make a tight
against the Sunday-closing lawt was com
menced last Sunday, when four' out of the
five bars in tills city were opened up at 1
o'clock. The Sheriff. City Marshal and
Acting County Attorney promptly arrest
ed the saloonkeepers. The attorney for
the liquor league was 111 the city last
week and it is supposed that the action
taken is on his advice.
Fell From Telegraph Pole.
OREGON CITY, Or.. May 3. (Special.)
Taken suddenly ill, Jacob W. Miller, an
The Late W. I Adams. -
HOOD RIVER, Or.. May 3. (Spe
cial.) Dr. TV. L. Adams died at hU
residence in Hood River April 26,
aged &5 years. Dr. Adams was one
of the early settlers of Oregon, be
ing a pioneer of 1&48. He was well
known a a writer, a prominent pol
itician and one of the founders of
the state. He leaves a wife and two
children, Perclval I Adams, of Bos
ton, and Lenore E. Adams, of Hood
River; also seven children by a for
mer marriage.
electrician in the employ of the Portland
General Klectrlc Company, fell 35 fet
from a telegraph pole, striking a brace
on the way down. He was badly Injured
and his condition Is serious.
AJd From Attorney-General.
OLYMPIA, Wash., May 3, (Special.)
Attorney-General Atkinson today an
nounced that his office would assist in
the prosecution of the case of the State
of Washington vs. the Columbia Valley
Railroad Company, for the forfeiture of
the company's franchise for a road along
the north bank, of the Columbia River
from Wallula to Ilwaco.
Shooting at Grant's Pass.
GRANT'S PASS, Or.. May 8. Ed Will
lams shot W. I. Harrington in the right
leg last night and is in jail. Williams
fired three times, but only one shot took
effect. The encounter arose concerning
Williams wife, although a iivorce suit is
Give Up the Street Fair.
MARSHFIELD, Or.. May 3. (Special.)
On account of the disaster at San Fran
cisco, the firemen have given up their
proposed street fair.
Oregon Supreme Court Affirms
the Decision Given by
Judge Galloway.
Prohibitionists Wanted Stricken Out
AYords That They Allege Gave
a False Impression to
the Voter.
SALE1I, Or., May 3.-(Special.)-The
Supreme Court handed down an opinion
today affirming the decision of Judge
St. Printer.
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Galloway In the injunction suit of the
State of Oregon ex rel., A. M. Crawford
appellant, against F. I. Dunbar. Secretary
of State, respondent. This was a suit to
enjoin the Secretary of State from plac
ing on the official ballot in its present
form, the title of the local option bill
submitted by initiative petition for a
vote of the people in June. Judge Gal
loway sustained a demurrer to the com
plaint on the ground that the court had.
no jurisdiction of the subject-matter or
the suit.
The opinion, which is delivered by the
entire bench, adheres to the rule laid
down by the higher courts and. judicial
authorities that"the court has no juris
diction In matters of a political nature,
nor to interfere with the duties of any
department of government, unless under
special circumstances and when neces
sary to the protection of the rights of
property, nor in matters merely criml
nal. or merely immoral, which do not
affect any right of property." Several
authorities are cited, among others the
holding of this court in the case of the
State of Oregon ex. rel. vs. Lrfrd, 28 Ore
gon 49S. which is again adhered to.
C. M. Van Pelt, attorney for the
Anti-Saloon League, issued the fotlow-
ing statement of the issues in the case:
Under the initiative the liquor men have
prepared and 4-ubmltted to the people
amendment to the local option law. The law
gives the parties so submitting a measure
the right to file with the Secretary of State
a title for such measure, to be printed upon
the offlrial ballot. The law also requires that
such ballot title t--hatl not exceed 20 words
and that It shall be descriptive of the meas
ure to which it refers. The liquor men filed
as their title to their amendment to the local
option law these words: "For amendment to
the local option law, giving anti-Prohibition
lsts and Prohibitionists equal privileges."
A suit was brought in the Marion County
Circuit Court to enjoin and restrain the Sec
retary of State from certifying to be printed
on the official, ballot that part of said title
whicn reads, "giving an ti-Prohibitionists and
Prohibition iete equal privileges."
The parties urging the suit held- that to
prim, the above quoted words on the official
ballot would be illegal for the three followin;
First Because they do not describe the
amendment in any such sen1 as the law con
templates and requires; that they do not
describe the subject-matter oC the proposed
amendment' or a single provision thereof; that
they do not describe what the amendment is
but what, in the opinion of the liquor men.
It does, what its effect will be.
Second Because said words are an argu
ment in favor of their proposed amendment
which th liquor men demand to have print'
ed on the official ballot under the guise of i
description cf their measure ; that they have
no more right to thrust a printed argument
In favor of their measure under the very eyes
of the voter in the voting booth than they
would have to enter there and -force an oral
argument upon him.
Third Because said words are a conclusion
concerning the effect of the proposed amend
ment drawn not by the voter but for the
voter by the liquor men; that no man or or
ganization has any right to draw any uch
conclusion ror the vote-, much iees to press
It upon him at the last moment on the very
face of his ballot.
Therefore, It was contended that the word
objected to, if printed on the official ballot.
would unduly and unlawfully Influence and
mislead many of the electors of the state
and prevent a full, true and intelligent ex
press Ion of the will of the people at the po!
touching the propnsed amendment.
The parties representing the liquor men
maintained that the Injunction suit was an
attempt- to have the judicial
interfere wrtu
the legislative branch of the government, and
that the court was, therefore, without any
jurisdiction in the matter. The Circuit Court
sustained the contention of the liquor men
and dismlfsed the case.
The Supreme Court, on appeal, affirmed the
lower coun. holding- that the matter is pure
ly political In Its nature and that the court
had no jurisdiction to bear and. pass upon
the questions involved.
The courts, therefore, have not passed
upon the merits of the case. They have
neither said that the proposed ballot title to
the liquor men's amendment to the local op
tion law is legal and right or illegal and
wrong. They have simply paid that they
have no jurisdiction to hear and decide the
matter one way or the other. The case must,
therefore, be tried before that highest court
of all, the people, and by them decided at
the poll on' June 4, 2906. .
Ilefuses to Allow Koad to Be Made
Throngn Her Property.
ALBANY. Or., May 3.-(Special.)-Linn
County roadbuilders are stalled over the
opposition to construction of a. roa
through the property of Mrs. Mary E.
McCoy, of Sweet Home. She met the road
supervisor when he attempted to begin
work on the road ordered through her
property, and threatened bodily injury to
hira if he did not desist. She later chased
him away with a horsewhip, and patrolled
her premises with a Winchester rifle
until all attempts at roadbuilding - were
abandoned. Xow the County Court is
considering the matter, endeavoring to
devise ways and means for carrying out
its order for a road in the mountainous
country near Sweet Home.
Colonel William Garrard.
SEATTLE. Wash.. May S. (Special.)
Colonel William G"arraru. a veteran of the
Mexican War, died tonight of old age, at
the residence of his daughter, Mrs. Sol G.
Simpson. 717 Madison street. He was 84
years old. and served with distinction as
a Lieutenant of the Sixteenth United
States Infantry during the war with Mex
ico, from 1S46 to ltas. For many years he
was prominent in the puuuc life of Ne
vada, having been warden of the State
Penitentiary from 1SS1 'to Xo3, and Super
intendent of the Carson Mint from 1S84
to 1889, and was private secretary to Gov
ernor Bradley.
Mrs. Garrard survives her husband, and
besides Mrs. Simpson other living children
are: Mrs. Charles D. Lane and Mrs. L.
W. Shinn, both of San Francisco, and
Mrs. Lucy T. Campbell, of Idano. Of re
cent years. Colonel Garrard has made his
home In this city, at the restdence oi nis
Thomas A. Gray.
CENTRA LI A, Wash., May 3. (Special.)
Thomas A. Gray, a well-known citizen
of Lewis County, died at his home in Cen
tralia Tuesday of paralysis. Mr. and
Mrs. Gray and family moved to Centralia
several months ago from Wlnlock, where
they had lived for 18 years. Mr. Gray
was S3 years old. and was born in Ten
Hill Interests Will Make Bitter Fight
Before Making Room on
SEATTLE. Wash., May 3. (Special.)
If Edward H. HaiTlman considers Fourth
avenue necessary to his entrance into
Seattle with passenger trains, he will
have to stand on the outskirts and loon
into the city or win his point through a
bitter fight with the Hill interests. The
Hill roads will not agree to give up
Fourth avenue and that is what Mr.
Harriman meant he had to have when he
told this city that he would not come
here unless he could enter on the same
basis as the older lines.
Fourth avenue runs on an even grade
from the southern limits of the city
straight by the Harriman depot site. A
slight curvature In the tracks up Fourth
avenue would let the Harriman line into
its passenger grounds without any incon
venience. When William Hood, chief en
gineer for the Southern Pacific, looked
over the field, railroad men nave tne
story that he made just two notes. They
were: 'Seattle: Fourth avenue. Ana
Harriman. interpreting, reads It: "Seattle
If Fourth avenue." Neither Hood nor
Harriman is yet in a mood to concede
there Is any other way of reaching the
passenger grounds save over Fourth.
Of course, Harriman might purchase or
condemn a right of way east of Fourtli
avenue and reach his depot grounds.
When that was suggested to him here he
declared he had no intention of trying it.
He has had so much experience here
with real estate speculators and has
found such a good echo at Tacoma that
the idea of buying good property on
Fuget Sound gives him all the symptoms
of nervous prostration.
The Hill lines want Harriman to use
Oriental avenue, a street paralleling
Fourth and about 150 feet to the west.
Hill owns the property at the north end
of Oriental avenue that Harriman would
have to buy to make a turn-out and
crossing of Fourth to reach his property.
In fact. Hill owns land just south of the
Due to Arrive.
Steamer From. Date.
. Aurella. San Francisco ......May 4
Alliance. Eureka and way... May 4
Breakwater, San Francisco. .May 8
Czarina. San Francisco .....May 5
Johan Poulsen. San Francisco. May 5
Roanoke, Los Angeles May 7
Barracouta, San Francisco. . .May 8
Redondo, San Francisco May 9
Costa Rica. San Francisco. -May 11
Numantia. Orient May 19
Arabia, Orient June 24
Due to Depart.
Steamer For. Date.
Alliance. Eureka and way... May 5
Aurelia. San Francisco May 6
Breakwater, Eureka and way. May 6
Roanoke, Los Angeles May 9
Nicomedia. Orient May 10
Rodondo, San Francisco May 12
Barracouta, San Francisco. ..May 12
F. A. Kilburn. San Franclsco.May 12
Despatch, San Francisco ....May 13
Costa Rica, San Francisco. . .May 13
Numantia. Orient June 2
Arabia. Orient July 1
Carrying mall.
Harriman depot site and no one hag sug
gested any means of getting into the
depot grounds without buying this land
from Hill.
Authorized Hill representatives declare
they will sell at a reasonable price the
tracts of land Harriman would need to
get from Oriental avenue Into his depot
property. He cannot use Fifth or Sixth
avenues as an approach because of pro
hibitive grades, and Oriental Is his only
Fourth avenue makes an ideal cross
town street and the Hill interests have
taken the same view as city officials,
that it ought to be kept open for teaming
purposes. While business conditions are
a little bit different, the occuDancv of
i Fourth avenue is about as popular here
as the West side line s running on Fourth
avenue in Portland or Harriman's re
peated effort to get from Third and
Townsend up nearer town in San
Farmer John Allen Demands Large
Sum for Tract.
I.A GRANDE, Or., May 3. Special.)
Trouble in securing right of way Is
the snag that is impeding the progress
of the Central Railway toward Cove.
The railroad company has put the bur
den of securing right of way on the
people of Cove, on what is said to have
been a promise to that effect. The rail
road ultimatum is "no right of way,
no road." .
A prominent resident of Cove says
that right of way had been promised
on the survey as at first made, but
since then the line has been changed
.-o as to take up about three acres of
land from Farmer John Allen and
Farmtr John Allen wants J1000. This
Showing th Powr of this Wonderful1
Prescription Over the Blood
And Nerves.
For nearly a generation the people of
this country have known Dr. WilliRms.
Pink Pills, during -which time proof of
thousands of cures by this remedy has
been published and confirmed and not
one person has been harmed in the slight
est degree by their use. The pills con
tain no opiate, narcotio or stimulant,
nor any drug which could injure the
most delicate constitution.
Two oases in one family is a creditable)
showing as to the efficacy of Dr. Wil
liams' Pink Pills in disorders of the
blood and nerres and the following cases
may easily be investigated by the in
credulous :
"Kor over a year," says Mies Charlotte
Yan Salisbury, of Castletou, N T., " I
suffered from neuralgia and palpitation'
of the heart. My skin was pale and sal
low and I was troubled with dizziness.;
i fainting spells and fits of indigestion. I
was very nervous and would start at the:
lightest sound. At times a great weak-j
uess would cotne over me and ou one oc-4
j casion my limbs gave way under me and1
I fell to the sidewalk.
' Of course I was treated by our local'
physicians and also consulted a noted
doctor at Albany, out nooning tney gav
me seemed to benefit me. One day I
read in a newspaper about Dr. Williams
Piuk Pills for Pale People and I imme
diately gave them a trial. I soon fel
much better and my color had begun to
return. I continued using the pills and
by the time I had taken eight boxes I
was entirely cured. 1
" My sister, Sarah Van Salisbury, suf
fered terribly from anaemia. She was
pale and thin and we feared that she
would become a victim of consumption.
8he tried Dr. Williams' Pink Pills for
Pale People and in a short time she be
gan to gain in strength and weights
She is now strong and well and we both
heartily recommend Dr. Williams' Pink
Pills to all who are in ill health."
Dr. Williams' Pink Pills are sold by all
druggists or sent, postpaid, ou receipt
of price, 50 cents pr box, six boxes for
$2 50 by the Dr. Williams Medicine Co.,
Schenectady, N.Y. ' Descriptive pam
phlets free on request. ;
Is something more than the Covo peo
ple had figured on.
The Cove people, cannot bring con
demnation proceedings against Farm
er John Allen to get his land at a reas
onable price, because they are not
the parties who are building the rail
road. The railroad people do not want
to begin proceedings of this kind, for
they fear that this will establish a
precedent and that others will then
ask the same price that may be award
ed John Allen.
Contracts for Work Are Let.
TACOMA, Wash., May 3. (Special.)
President Earling. of th St. Paul
Koad, says a contract for the grading
of the right of way between Tacoma
and Sumner has been awarded, and
that work is to be commenced at once.
The contract has been sublet to, Croft
& Sanders, of Seattle, by If. C. Henry,
who has the general contract for the
construction work in Washington. In
discussing the operations on the new
road, Mr. Henry said:
"Operations are to be commenced
Just as soon as the contractors can
get their outfits together. The work on
the section between Tacoma and Sum
ner will be carried on as rapidly as
possible. When the grade will be com
pleted is hard to say."
Mr. Henry admitted that contracts
have been let for several other piece
of work, between Tacoma and the
Market ' for Coast Lumber.
TACOMA, Wash., May 3 (Special.)
President Earling, of the St. Paul, an
nounces he is constructing a 400-mile
branch line from Evarts, 9. D.. to Cham
berlain, which will open up a vast terri
tory as a market for the common lumber
of the North Pacific Coast. The avowed
purpose of the St. Paul Is to make it
possible for Coast lumbermen to reach
this market, which they are not now
able to do. It is certain that the comple
tion of the- line to the coast win result
In a 40-cent rate, and the St. Paul s ac
tivity may force the rate before the road
gets here.
Ninety miles of the branch line out of
Chamberlain is completed and In opera
tion. The rest of the branch win De
completed even before the main line.
This construction by this road is looked
upon here as being as significant and of
as much importance as the construction
of the main-line extension. Counting
this branch, the St. Paul has laou nines
practically binder construction.
Who Will Break It to Hill?
SEATTLE. Wash., May 3. (Special.)
James J. Hill, president of the' Great
Northern, has spread consternation
among local officials and the contractors
on the new union passenger station by
issuing a peremptory order that the de
pot be opened for traffic May 10.
It will be a physical impossibility toi
complete the structure and street Im
provements in the vicinity by that time.
Just how this news is to be broken to Mr.
Hill no one knows and none cares to un
dertake to suggest a method.
Travelers Meet at Seattle.
SEATTLE, May 3. (Special.) The ninth
annual session of the United Commercial
Travelers with delegates from Oregon,
Washington and British Columbia, will be
held here, beginning tomorrow. A ban
quet will be given Saturday. Delegates
to the National convention, to be held at
Columbus, O., ere to be chosen.
Woodworkers In a Panic.
TACOMA. Wash.. May 3. (Special.)
Representatives of woodworking estab
lishments of Tacoma are in a panic and
were in conference with officers of the
Chamber of Commerce today, in relation
to -the revised freight tariff promulgated
by the transcontinental lines and which,
manufacturers allege threatens ruin to
their business in that it imposes condi
tions and a tariff that will practically
put them out of business. It is the Inten
tion to have the commercial bodies and
manufacturers take the matter up
promptly with the railroad officials.
. Boiler Shop for South Bend.
SOUTH BEND. Wash., May 3. This
place is to have a boiler shop. B. C.
Lawler. of San Francisco, who ha been
negotiating with the Prosperity Club for
some time for a location, has been com
pelled to make a change by the loss of
his factory by the earthquake.
Suicide of Dancehall Girl.
ABERDEEN. Wash., May 3. (Special.)
Dorothy Doland, aged 26, committed
suicide this morning by jumping into the
Chehalis Elver. She was a dancehall girl.