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TIIE MORNING OREGONIAN, SATURDAY, DECE3IBER 21, 1907.
Country Has Been on Finan
cial Debauch and Must
Now Sober Up.
SECURITIES NOT DIGESTED
Mass ol Credits Thrown on Market
by Amalgamated Copper and the
Steel Trust Work Injury The
Inflation Must Cease.
BT P. A. O'FAHRELIj.
NEW YORK, Dec. 16. (Special.) In
the financial evolution now in progress,
perhaps the strangest thing is that our
rulers at Washington and our financiers
in New York seem unanimously bent on
hiding or putting out of sight the true
cause of the present trouble. Men for
get that the commerce and trade of the
world must be carried on by credits and
that any inflation of credits means trou
ble for the whole commercial world.
The truu cause of our present financial
condition is Inflation of credits. The com
merce of the world has multiplied 26
times since Jefferson's first election, but
stocks, bonds and other securities have
been multiplied a thousand fold. Mr.
Morgan injected a billion and a half of
steel securities into the financial mar
kets of America and Europe, and these
commanded in the money markets of
Europe and America a billion of credits.
Mr. Rogers injected a half billion of
copper securities into America's finan
cial markets. Both Mr. Rogers' flotation
of copper and Mr. Morgan's flotation of
steel were monstrous inflations of secu
rities, and were followed by an equally
monstrous inflation of credits.
These Securities Work Harm.
The injection of these two billions of
new securities of doubtful value into the
financial markets of the world did incal
culable harm. Mr. Rogers and Mr. Rock
efeller did not manufacture and utter
copper securities to help the copper in
dustry in any way. Mr. Rogers was a
promoter. Air. Rogers' trade was to coin
a profit as a middleman. He saw in the
copper of the Butte mountains a chance
to reap a golden harvest. T. W. Lawson,
the herald of the Standard Oil Copper
boom, tilled the world with fables about
copper. All the nations were told that
copper was more valuable than gold, and
that the supply was so limited that the
price of copper would rise to 30 cents a
pound. Now it develops that Butte Cop
. per or Amalgamated Copper cannot be
. produced under 12 cents a pound, and
that all tne. copper the world wants or
will ever want can be produced for 10
cents and less.
Owing to financial stringency, dear
money, the world-wide trade depression,
we are using less copper now than we
were 10 years ago. It was then about
2,000,000 pounds a day; it must be less
now. Since then, moreover, Japan has
taken a leading place in the copper in
dustry and today outstrips Montana as a
producer of copper.
Butte's Business Doomed. '
Utah and Nevada can. supply 1,000.000,
000 pounds of copper a year at a cost of
less than 10 cents, When Standard Oil
folks formed the Amalgamated Copper
Trust, no one had heard or dreamed of
Nevada copper. Anaconda and Montana
ruined Secretan and his copper corner,
and in its turn Nevada and Utah copper
mines, capable of producing copper to
supply the whole world, have ruined the
Standard Oil Copper Trust, and will put
every mine in Butte out of business.
The copper bulls on both sides of the
Atlantic are making frantic efforts to
hide these facts. Their Inflated copper
stocks are held by bankers In Boston. In
New York, in London, and . in Paris as
collateral for loans, and while they are
being liquidated the price of copper
metal is kept inflated and the world's
stupendous accumulation of copper keeps
growing at the rate of 2,000,000 pounds a
day. That is, production is double con
sumption. The whole demoralization of
the copper trade, and no small part of
America's financial troubles can be
traced directly to the financiers who are
responsible for the injection of the Stand
ard Oil coppers into the financial markets
of the world.
Formation of the Steel Trust.
I have never heard one valid excuse
for the formation of the Steel Trust. Mr.
Carnegie threatened. I believe, a trade
war, and Mr. Morgan feared Carnegie
and his trade war, and dreaded the effect
of such a war on Wall street, so he had
to buy Carnegie out. The canny Scot told
his friends he could have exacted another
$100,000,000 from Morgan but he was gen
erous and was satisfied with a first mort
gage on all he had himself and all his
rivals possessed. The placating of Car
negie cost the world dear. A billion
and a half of inflated securities were put
out for the world's money markets to
digest, and Morgan had to coin profits
out of the consumers of America to pay
4 per cent on 500.000.000 of steel common
and 7 per cent on steel preferred. This
year the net Income of the Steel Trust
was greater than the revenue of the Unit
ed States when Lincoln was elected Presi
dent. The Steel Trust does not want a
fair or reasonable profit. It wants all
Jt can get a .hundred per cent on every
article it makes. But some day the duty
on steel and iron products will go, and
then the tribute America pays the Steel
Trust will be 20 per cent of what it is
today. It was $160,000,000 last year; $30,
000.000 would be enough. .
InHation Still Continues.
Has the United States been fully recom
pensed for the price it has paid for Mr.
Carnegie's glory by a panic and great
business depression? Mr. Morgan coined
a great profit In achieving boundless
wealth for Carnegie, for Mr. Morgan took
care to turn the steel securities he ac
quired, as promoter, into money, and
when the crisis came he was able to pose
as the saviour of his country..
For seven years Heinze kept digging
the money out of the Butte Coalition
Mines to wage his copper war, and when
he had won out and got $11,000,000,
Standard Oil immediately proceeded to
get it back from the public by resell
. ing the Heinze mines to investors on
the basis of $40,000,000 and upward.
Thousands of other financiers more
or less great, and more or less worthy
or unworthy, were engaged in the same
trade of making and issuing new se
curities, and making markets for tlfem.
J. J. Hill issued $150,000,000 of new se
curities against an alleged Iron mine
in Minnesota, which the Steel people
nay is not worth 10 cents on the dollar.
Hill says it has a billion tons of iron
ore: the Steel people say less than
50,000,000 tons. T. F. Ryan has been
issuing traction securities till we have
almost $700,000,000 of various traction
securities in Greater New York. How
is it possible to swallow and digest
these vast masses of securities?
The financial "world is groaning un
der the overwhelming load of stock
bonds and credits that are await
ing absorption. The inflation of cred
its and securities led to the inflation
of all commodities; to extravagant liv
ing, and to unparalleled luxury. We,
who do not think, called It marvelous
prosperity, but the few that think know
better, and know that there must come
a day of liquidation and readjustment.
It is here, and it will stay till it is
completed. The - attempt to put the
blame on politicians or courts fools no
sane man. The world, particularly our
own world, has been having a financial
debauch, and it must,sober up, and the
sooner men realize that fact, the better.
- When the realization comes they
must beware of old Standard. There
is $1,200,000 of new gold coming out
of the earth every day. There is being
Issued daily $1,000,000 of new currency.
This means more inflation on top of the
monumental Inflation of stocks, bonds
and Credits. The disease we suffer from
is inflation why add to it? -
Inflation Must Cease.
When inflation of commodities and
incomes, and dividends, and wages, and
real estate, and credits has died out,
and rotten securities are eliminated from
financial markets, we shall have all
the money we need for legitimate- busi
ness. Let us be honest with ourselves,
and while Mr. Morgan and Mr. Rocke
feller and Mr. Carnegie are saving the
country,, let us try and understand the
real, true inwardness of the evolution
taking place. ,.
. The Government has placed $250,000,
000 and more in the banks of the coun
try. What for? To stay liquidation.
And yet the liquidation must come, for
only 'by liquidation can the rotten
things be weeded out and the woful
Inflation of the decade be got rid of.
Inflation cannot last, and will not
last, and must not last, tor it is the
antithesis of Justice, and justice is
eternal, and immutable, and holy, for
It is another name for God.
HOW KELLER HUNTED GOLD
Drafts on Government Forged by
Ex-Army Officer. .
CHICAGO, Dec. 20. Daniel F. Keller,
former . Captain In the Twenty-fourth
Infantry, whose arrest at Kamloops,
B. C, for forgery was reported yester
day, resigned his commission last Feb
ruary while stationed at Fort Sheridan,
Illinois. At that time he announced his
intention of "hunting for gold."
Prior to entering the Army in 1896,
Keller had been a miner. His capture
through a detective agency was the cul
mination of a chase that has covered
thousands of miles throughout the West
and across the border. Last May he se
cured $7500 at the Washoe County,
Bank, Reno, Nev., on a forged paymas
ter's check. He used the name of W.
W. Robinson. Quartermaster-General,
stationed in Chicago.
Keller last week filled In a Quarter
master's draft on the Treasury of the
United States and presented it to the
Hamilton Bank, Kamloops, B. C. The
sum which he endeavored to obtain
through this check was $92,500. The
Kamloops bank withheld payment and
wired to the United State sub-treasury
in Chicago, asking if the draft was
good. Keller had signed the fictitious
name of "D. L. Smith, Shuswap Lake.
The detective agency was notified and
wired to Seattle directing that "D. L.
Smith" be held. ' The check number
'184,597," which was one of those orig
inally taken by Captain Keller, indicat
ed that "Smith" was Keller. He will
be taken to Reno for trial.
The Quartermaster drafts used by
Keller were three of the five taken by
him from Quartermaster William Wei
gels' residence at Fort Sheridan. Short
ly after Keller's disappearance. Quar
termaster Weigel notified the sub
treasury that five drafts had been torn
from his check book.
A month after Keller's disappearance
two checks, drawn respectively" for
$4500 and $3000, which had been cashed
by the Reno Bank on May 17, were re
ceived by the sub-treasury for payment
to the' Reno Bank. As the checks were
forgeries, the Reno Bank had to stand
As a soldier, Keller made a rapid rise
and was looked upon as a competent,
forceful officer. He was born in Read
Ing, Pa., where he enlisted in the Army.
BRIEF NEWS BY TELEGRAPH
Now York. The rush of aliens to Eu
rope has subsided.
Billings, Mont. The Silesia brewery, near
here, burned Thursday; loss $27,000.
Chicago. Klaw & Erlaneer will aban
don the vaudeville field in Chicago Jan
Philadelphia. The Mint has been ordered
to cease coining slNer and coin only double
eagles. About $1,000,000 gold a day will
Nw York. In saving Lita Pertall from a
runaway horse, Raymond Baise, aged n
years, had his skull fractured and suffered
other injuries, which will be fatal. '.
New York. When John Quinn. a keeper
at the Bronx Zoo. entered the paddock of
the five fclacktail deer ' Thursday, they at
tacked him. breaking two ribs and inflict
ing many bruises.
New York. Ptetro Giannoe, convicted of
attempted murder, aska a new trial because
Bruno Cordear. who confessed that Gian
none offered him $1250 to kill LulKl Favettl,
now says his confession was false.
Peoria, 111. Edward Clifford, aged 25.
was hanged here Friday for murdering his
father November 25, 1906. Clifford walked i
to the scaffold with a firm step and re
peated 'a prayer ied by Father Samon.
New York. Whltelaw Reld, the Ameri
can Ambassador to Great Britain, arrived
here Friday on the steamer Mauretania.
The Mauretania made . the passage from
Queenstown In Ave days and 55 minutes.
Her average speed was 23 knots.
Sheridan. Wyo. The Weiser sheep camp,
near Arvada, was raided by ten masked
cattlemen, who after driving away the
herder, shot more than 800 of the animals.
The Sheriff Is in purspit of the marauders.
The sheep are alleged to have crossed the
dividing range line.
Fort Wayne, Ind. A patent has been
granted at Washington to James M. Wal
cott. of Maumee, O.. as heir of Chief Little
Turtle, of the Miami Indians, to 320 acres
of thickly populated land in the aNlntn
Ward, partly occupied by the Lake Shore
tracks and yards. It is worth $1,000,000.
New York. Jessie M. Burke, whose
mother supposed her dead and buried an
other woman's body as hers at Rochester,
has written to her mother from New Or
leans. The dead woman was Ella May
Burke, an actress. The mother collected
life Insurance believing her daughter dead.
New York. Immigrants afflicted with
contagions diseases are coming into New
York faster than the local health authori
ties can care for them. On one day re
cently 91) Immigrants suffering from con
tagious diseases were turned over to the
local authorities by the Federal Health In
spectors. Budapest. As a result of an allegation
of political dishonesty made against him
during the sitting of Parliament, the Hun
garian Premier Dr. Wekerle, has chal
lenged ex-Mlnlster of Justice Polonyi to
fight a due! with pistols. Seconds have
been appointed and the meeting will take
place shortly. ,
Reduce Output of Diamonds.
LONDON. Dec. 20. The ' deferred
dividend of the De Beers Consolidated
Mines Company, Limited, was passed to
day. Owing to the unfavorable outlook
in the diamond trade, the restrictions of
purchases in America since the financial
disturbances and the dumping of large
quantities of .stones in recent months
I before the agreement with the De Beers
Company demoralised tne market, the
company Has decided that it is necessary
to strengthen its reserves in order to
maintain prices. A telegram received
here from Kimberley today says the
company has ordered work in the dia
mond mines to be restricted to five days
M Baby Is Cutting Teeth
Be sure and use that old well-tried remedy,
Mrs. Wlnslow's Soothing Syrup, for children
teething. It soothes the child, softens the
cuuu, allays pain, colic and diarrhoea.
TWO VESSELS CLEAR
Glenstrae and Ostara Carry
Full Wheat Cargoes.
SIX SHIPS OUT IN WEEK
December Will Break Records of All
Former Months for Grain Ex
portsMonth Will Close With
2 Full Outward Cargoes.
The British steamship Glenstrae, with
229,862 bushels of wheat and the German
ship Ostara,- with 118,953 bushels, cleared
from Portland for the United Kingdom
yesterday. The former will get her orders
at St. Vincent and the latter will report
at either Queenstown or Falmouth. The
Glenstrae will leave down this morning
and the Ostara will follow a day later.
The clearance of the two vessel yester
day makes a total of six cargoes for one
week and 11 for the first 20 days of the
month. The wheat shipments to date
Due to Arrive.
. In port
. In port
. Dec 22
, Dc 28
Northland. . . .
Costa Rica. . .
Geo. W. Elder
Nicomedia. . .
Alesla , . ,
- Numantla. . . .
.San Pedro. . . .
Scheduled to Depart.
Name. For. Date.
Alliance Coos Bay. .... . Dec. 21
Breakwater. . Coos Bay Dec 21
Northland. .. .San Francisco. Dec. 23
Costa Rica... San Francisco. Dec. 25
Geo. W. Elder San Pedro Dec. 26
Arabia Hongkong Dec. 28
Senator .San Francisco. .Dec. at
JohanPoulsen San Francisco. Jan. 1
Roanoke Los Angeles. .. Jan. ' 2 .
Nicomedia. .. Hongkong Jan 12
Alesia. . Hongkong Feb. 13
Numantia. .. .Hongkong Mar. 12
George Loomls. ' Am. steamship
(Kellar), with 'general cargo from
lainslg. Am. steamship (Dickson),
with fuel oil from Port Harford.
Cleared Friday. .
George Loomls, Am. steamship
(Kellar), with ballast, for San Fran
cisco. Lansing, Am. steamship (Dickson),
with ballast, for Port Harford.
Ostara, Ger. ship (Korft), with
118,053 bushels of wheat, valued at
$103,500 for the United Kingdom.
.. Glenstrae.. Br. steamship (Gill
wary), 229,862 bushels of wheat,
valued at $190,735. for St. Vincent.
amount to 1.487,180 bushels and the flour to
114,113 barrels. Reducing the flour to a grain
basis the exports will amount to 2,000,688
bushels. With ' ten cargoes yet to clear
for the month December will break all
records from Portland for a single month
in the volume of exports of foodstufTs.
Following the Glenstrae and the Ostara
the. Port Patrick, which will carry a full
cargo of flour, and the steamship Stra
thendrick, full wheat laden, will be the
next vessels on the list. The Schurbek
will be close behind those two and then
will come a number of crafts, their order
dependent on which first secures a berth.
DELAYED BY STORMY WEATHER
Ship Walden Abbey Encounters a
Series of .Severe Gales on Trip.
ASTORIA, Or., Dec. 20 The British
ship Walden Abbey, on which 7 per
cent reinsurance has been quoted on ..c
count of her long, passage, arrived in' to
day.. 182 days from Newcastle-on-Tyne,
with a general cargo consigned to Bal
four, Guthrie & Company. Captain J.
R. Campbell, master of the ship, says
the long passage was due to a, continua
tion of baffling winds and heavy gales,
during which it was -with extreme diffi
culty that any headway was made. The
vessel arrives in good order with every
one well on board and the only damage
of note during the trip was when cross
ing the bar today she was swept by a
huge wave, which smashed the wheel
The Walden Abbey sailed from the
Tyne on June 20, and ran Into a heavy
southwest gale in the North Sea, so Cap
tain Campbell decided to run north and
come through the Pentland Firth. Light
winds were encountered in the North
east and Southeast trades and after leav
ing them, baffling winds prevailed until
oft the La Plata River, when the ship
ran into a heavy southwest gale that
continued for four days and stirred up
a dangerous sea. During the following
week another southwest gale sprang up,
lasting for three days, and then pleasant
weather was encountered until she
rounded Staten Island on August 27. The
ship was there struck with the full force
of the southwest equinoctial gales that
did not abate for 22 days.
The ship was 28 days in rounding The
Horn, being driven back and forth and
swept by the huge seas, but aside from
a few minor damages, which were easily
repaired, the vessel was not injured.
Moderate -winds were picked up . In the
Pacific and carried through the south
east and northeast trades to 25 north
of the line, and from, there to the
Oregon coast was one continuation of
heavy gales that kept shifting from the
southeast to the west and northwest.
The Walden Abbey was sighted oft
North Head light on last Friday, De
cember 13, but was compelled to put off
shore again on account of the heavy
weather. She came up again on Wed
nesday and was boarded by Pilot Ander
son at 12 o'clock that night. This morn
ing Pilot Anderson sailed the vessel in,
and when about half way across the bar
a big sea swept over the craft, smash
ing her wheel and wheelbox and doing
other slight damage. The steering gear
was, however, not entirely disabled, and
the ship came in in good order.
Captain Campbell says that during a
big gale on Saturday, December' 7, he
sighted a large three-master, a bark in
ballast, but did not learn her identity.
COTj. ROESSDER OPENS BIDS
Willamette Ironworks, the Lowest
Bidder on the Umatilla.
Bids for the construction of the steamer
Umatilla, to be used in connection with
the improvement of the Upper Columbia
and the Snake rivers, were opened yes
terday by Colonel S. W. Roessler, United
States Engineers. The lowest bid for the
construction of the vessel complete was
submitted by the Willamette Iron Works
and in all probability the award will be
made in accordance with the bids.
The steamer is for service on the Co
lumbia River above Celilo and will be
equipped for dredging bars and drilling.
The bid of. the Willamette Iron Works
was for $55,215 for the vessel complete, or
for $36,000 for the machinery. The ''bid
was $255 less than the lowest combination
which was $S2,000 for the machinery by
the Phoenix Iron Works and $23,500, for
the hull by Theodore Knutson. The bids
as received follow:
Willamette Iron Works, boat com
plete : J$5.",24.'
Willamette Iron Works, machinery ... .12.745
Portland Iron Works, boat complete., 5H.iJ.-iO
Portland Iron Works, machinery.... nii.loO
Theodore Knutson. hull alone 2:i,."O0
Phot-nix .Iron Works, . machinery .. 3'-."00
Joseph Supple, hull alone -. 27.M)U
Smith & Watson, machinery 32.&.VO
SAILORS' CHRISTMAS PARTY
Institute Will Entertain Seamen on
Rev. A. E. Bernays, chaplain of the
Seamen's Institute, of Portland, has ar
ranged for a smoker and Christmas party
at the hall. No. 100, North Front street,
oil the evening following Christmas. The
ladies of the church will serve refresh
ments and plenty of smoking material
will be supplied the sailors and their
Chaplain Bernays desires to announce
that all German and French papers are
most welcome gifts to the institute and
people who receive these papers will
confer a great favor on the chaplain if
they will save them for the reading-room
and for the purpose of being placed on
the ships leaving port.
Damage Case in Federal .Court.
ABERDEEN, Wash., Dec. 20: (Spe
cial.) The suit of A. J. West against
the owners of the steamer Norwood, to
recover $15,000 for alleged damage to
the west toll bridge by reason of a col
lision of the steamer with the struc
ture, is now to be tried in the Federa"
Court. The attorneys of Mr. West have
taken the necessary steps to bring the
issue in that tribunal. Mr. West won
out In the lower court, but the State
Supreme Court decided that the case
was one properly to come 'before the
United States Judiciary.
Captain Griffith Is Surprised.
Captain Griffith, master of the British
ship Carnarvon Bay, entertained a num
ber of his friends at dinner on board the
vessel last night. The feature of the
dinner was the presentation of a Christ
mas cake to Captain Griffith by several
of his friends from on shore. The cake
was a huge one of the fruit species and
was elaborately decorated. In red frost
ing on the top of the cake appeared the
names of the donors: Gus Mankertz,
Theodore -Knudson and E. A. Tyroll.
After dinner a pleasant evening was
passed on board the ship.
Captain Thomson Suffers Fall.
Captain Thomson, master of the British
ship Claverdon, which has been discharg
ing coal at the Southern Pacific dock,
suffered a painful fall on board the ves
sel yesterday afternoon. The Captain
was around last night but was suffering
from a number of bruises. While inspect
ing his ship and walking around between
decks, he fell through an open hatch. He
managed to catch by his arms and held
on until relief came. His body was badly
bruised and his hands lacerated.
Rev. Mr. Bruce Resigns His Post.
Reverend and Honorable C. Cumming
Bruce, chaplain of the Mission to Seaman
Institute in Valparaiso, Chile, and for
merly occupying a similar position in
Portland, has written friends here to the
effect that he has resigned his post in
the South American country and will
proceed to his old home in England. Rev.
Mr. Bruce will come North to San Fran
cisco and Portland and wu visit friends
in each place.
Georgie Burton on The Dalles Run.
The steamer Georgie Burton, belong
ing to the Western Towing & Transpor
tation Company, will enter service be
tween Portland and The Dalles before the
first of the year. She will run independ
ent of the Regulator line steamers and
the Open River Transportation Company.
The Georgie Burton will carry 300 tons of
cargo and 200 passengers on a daylight
Spencer Chartered by Uncle Sam.
The steamer Charles R, Spencer has
been chartered by the ' government to
bring tlv " jurteenth Regiment- of Infan-.
try fro' ancouver to Portland when
that bOvj of troops is ready to move
towards the Philippines. Orders are out
directing the Fourteenth to sail from
San Francisco January 6 on the transport
Sherman. The Spencer will bring the
soldiers and all baggage.
ABERDEEN, Wash., Dec. 20. (Spe
cial.) The steamer Jim Butler ar
rived and is loading at the West Mill.
The schooner W. J. Patterson has
been laid up temporarily at this port.
The steamship Breakwater will sail this
evening for Coos Bay.
Repairs to the steamship Alliance have
been completed and she will sail for the
south tonight. " It was the intention to
leave last night but the vessel was de
tained. The French bark Buffon, from New
castle, N. S. W., arrived up yesterday
with a cargo of coal.
The steamship Costa Rica, from San
Francisco, is due . to arrive tomorrow
Arrivals and Departures.
PORTLAND, Dec. 20. Arrived French
bark Buffon, from Newcastle, N. S. W. ;
steamship George Loomls, from San Fran
cisco. Astoria, Dec. 20. Condition of the bar at
5 P. M., obscured; wind southeast 48 miles:
weather, light rain. Arrived down last night,
British steamer Craigvax. Arrived down at
midnight and sailed at 8:40 A. M., steamer
Senator, for San Francisco. Arrived down at
4:30 and sailed at 8:40 A. M.. steamer Ro
anoke, for San 'Pedro and way ports. Ar
rived down at 10 A. M., British ship St. Mir
rcn. Arrived at 8:15 A. M.. British ship
Clackmannanshire, from. Mejlllones. Arrived
at 11:20 A. M., British ship Walden Abbey,
from Newcastle, N. S. - W. Left up from
is the trade
markwhich is on every
sold in nearly all the countries of
the world. Nothing equals it to
build up the weak and wasted
bodies of young and old,'
AH Drucristsi SOe. and $1.00.
Tongue Point" at 11:15 A. M., French bark
San Francisco, Dec. 20. Sailed at 12 noon,
steamer Costa Kica, for Portland. Arrived,
schooner Omega, from Astoria. Cleared,
steamers City of Panama and St. Helens, for
Newcastle, Dec. 20. Sailed yesterday,
British ship Larglemore. for Portland.
San Francisco, Deo. 20. Arrived Steamer
Mariposa, from Tahati; steamer Riverdale,
Br., from Newcastle, Aue. ; steamer James S.
Hi kb Ins, from Hueneme; schooner Omega,
from Knappton. Sailed Steamer Boveric,
Br., for Sydney; steamer Costa. Rica, fcr Port
land; steamer Huttonwood, for Comox. -
Astoria, Dec. 20. Arrived Ship Walden
Abbey, Br., from Newcastle, Kng.
Port Townsend, Dec 20. Arrived Steamer
Fall of Nith, Br., from Newport News, for
Tides at Astoria Saturday.
HiRh. 1 Low.
2:1 A. M.....0.8 feet!T:54 A. M 3.5 feet
1:31 P. M M.7 fecti8::i P. M.-. . 0. feet
PEACE AGAIN IN TEHERAN
l'rlests Persuade Factions to Dis-.
perse and Cabinet Is Changed. .
TEHERAN, Dec. 20. Another change in
the situation at the Persiaii capital has
been brought about by the intervention
of the priests, who with the promise that
a saisfactory solution of the crisis will
be found have Induced the opposing fac
tions to disperse a second time. Conse
quently Artillery Square has been vacat
ed arid the disorderly villagers have re
turned to their homes. The tents on Ar
tillery Square, however, are left standing
so as to be ready for use In case of a
sudden recall to amis.
The members and the supporters of
Parliament have left the Assembly build
ing and the intention is that the As
sembly meet again in ordinary session
NIzam-es-Sultan has succeeded In
forming a new Cabinet with himself as
Premier. The men who held the posi
tions of Minister of Finance, Minister of
the Interior, Minister of Foreign Affairs
or Justice and of Education- in the last
Cabinet retain their portfolios. New men
have been appointed to the positions of
Minister of Communications, War and
Northwestern People In New York.
NEW YORK, Dec. .-(Specials-Northwestern
people registered at New
York hotels today as follows:
From Portland J. C. Failing, Mrs. J.
Failing, at the Buckingham: M. Levy, at
the Union Square; H. H. Sichel, at the
Hotel Astor; F. D. Kribs, at the Grand
From Tacoma Miss Robinson, at the
From Spokane P. D. Coons, at the
From Seattle M. Ramsdell, at the Hol
land; J. Davis, at the Imperial.
Deny Power to Banish Finns.
ST. PETERSBURG, Dec. 20. A delicate
constitutional question has been raised
by the action of the Prefect of Police
of St. Petersburg in banishing for three
years to Northern Siberia, a Finnish edi
tor name TIederman, who was arrested
In this city on October 20, in company
with Mr. and Mrs. William English Wal
ling, of Indianapolis.. The deportation of
TIederman was effected by administra
tlve process without trial. In his protest
Cleanses tKe System Ef f ect
ually; Dispels Colds andHead-
aches due to Lonstipation;
Acts naturally, acts Truly as
Best forMenmum ana Childi
Alwovs bm The aenuinevvhich
has ThejulrWmeqf the Com
TRo Sxrup Co.
C :t .. t.. I l
During-the past 35 years no rem
edy has proven more prompt or
more effectual in Its cures of
Coughs, Colds and Croup
than Chamberlain's Cough Remedy. Ia
many homes It is relied upon as im
plicitly as the family physician. It con
tains no opium or other narcotic, and
may be given as confidently to a baby
as to an adult. Price 25c; large size 6O0
Cured by absorption; no pain. The en
larged veins are due to mumps, bicycle
or horseback riding, disease, etc. In
time It weakens a man mentally as welt
as physically. I will cure you for life
or make no charge.
Cared by absorption; no pain; no loss
of time. Why suffer longer when you
can be cured. In a few hours at a mod
erate cost ? Call and consult me at
once, and I will convince you of the
superiority of my New System Treat
ment over any other method.
Overcome in 90 days or no pay. Symp
toms overcome in 7 to 21 days, without
chemicals, or poison. If suffering from
any blood trouble come and I will drive
the poison from your blood forever by
my New System Treatment.
I Do Not Patch Up, I Cure Forever.
HOURS 9 A.
y run Ttes
ST. LOUIS MEDICAL AND SURGICAL DISPENSARY
CORNER SECOND ND YA.M1IH.L, STREETS, PORTI. JLND, OREGON.
Never hesitate to ask your doctor about
Ayer's Cherry Pectoral. It is a regular medi
cine, a strong medicine, a doctor's medicine.
Adjer s Cherry Pectoral
It would be very interesting to know how many
years your family physician has prescribed Ayer's
Cherry Pectoral for coughs, colds, and all forms
of lung troubles. Ask him the next time you see
him. ,Wc know physicians who have used it for
over half a century.
We have no secrets I We publish
the formulas of all our medicines.
J. C. AYER CO., Manufacturing Chemists, Lowell, Mass,
the Finnish Attorney General, raises the
point that Finns In Russia must be con
sidered foreign subjects, entitled to the
usages of all civilized nations, such as a
regular trial and -an opportunity to be
heard in their own defense. Tiederman's
offense Is believe! to be the publication
Only Age Has Mellowed
and flavored our Rye and Bourjbon Whiskies. You are sure that,
THE PURE FOOD
you tre settlor all that the distil sr'ssrt can produce from the finest praln.
purest water and many years of arelng-. It Is a Real. Honest. Straight Ken
tucky Whiskey, bottled under the direot supervision of U. S. Internal Revenue
Officer from the filling-to the sailing with the Government "Qren Stamp,"
certifying- to the Age, Proof and -Quantity. If you want to KNOW you are get
ting the best, ask for Sunny Bro k. For Salo by All Flrst-Claas Dealers.
SUNNY BROOK DISTILJJERY
Blumauer Koch, Distributer
Much of the delicate equipment of my of
fice and hospital is specially constructed to
meet the requirements of my distinctive
methods of treatment, 'which Involves the
scientific application of -every curable influ
ence known to be heljiful in treating the
class of diseases I cure.i
I have stopped at no- expense that could
add to the efficiency of ;.my work or the com
fort of my patients. There is no other equal
ly equipped institution, for the treatment of
men's ailments in the I'acific Northwest.
TAX WHJ&DI 11W AKE UUKEiU dr. tailor,
The Leading; Specialist.
Every case of cont racted disease I treat Is cured thoroughly. My
patients have no rel.pse. When I pronounce a case cured there Is not a
particle of infectio'o or inflammation remaining, and there isn't the
slightest danger this.t the disease will return in its original form or
work its way into !the general system. Some contracted diseases are
less serious than otliers, but none are too trivial to warrant uncertain
methods of treatment:. I especially solicit those cases that other doctors
have been unable to 'cure.
I cure Contracts? Dlxorriem, Specific Blood Poinon, Stricture, A ervo
Debllltatlon and aVt reflex allnientx.
THE DR. TAYLOR CO.
234 V4 MORRIS03C STREET, CORNER SECOND, PORTLAND, OREGON.
CURE,N0T TALK, IS WHAT YOU WANT
You Must fCome to Us Sooner or Later
Why Not Now?
I AM THE COURT OF LAST RESORT
If you will come to mf; without money and without price, I will give you free
my test opinion of your case. I can be seen only at this office. I lead, all
others follow. I have fhe largest practice in Portland. I have the best equipped
office in the world. ;I do not accept incurable cases. No man is too poor to
receive my best attei ition. Everybody knows and calls me the old reliable
specialist, who cures forever all cases. My special prices given below:
OUR SF'ECIAL PRICES
Hydrocele , . . J, 9 . .
Blood Dison dera. . . .
liniples. . ,
Ecwmn. . . J
Kidney AP.meoU. .
Irontate A ilments. .
People kf iow so well of my ability that
they are filling my offices by tbe score.
If You Cannot Call, Write for Free Self
Examintf tlun Blank. Medicines from
$1.50 to S6.50 a course.
Within Any Man's Reach.
you cannot ar.H. All correspondence sacredly
M. to 5 P. M;, Evenings, 7 to 8:30; Sundays.
of sewral bitter attacks upon Emperor
The --second Finn who was arrested in
company with the Wallings, Is being held
for trial on the charge of having taken
part in the big robbery in St. Petersburg,
Oc-tot.er 27, 19i.W.
CO., Jefferson County, Ky
Cured in a few weeks. Improvement
from the start. If you suffer from
loss of energy and ambition, feel tired
when you arise in the morning, lame
back, . dlxziness, spots before the eyes,
and feel you are not the man you once
were, I will cure you for life.
. URETHRAL OBSTRUCTION.
Curd by absorption in a short time.
No pain, no cutting, no operation. By
my method the urethral canal Is healed
and entire system restored to its healthy
state. No failure, no pain or loss of
I Diagnose by Exclusion
No Mistakes Made
9 A. M. to 12 Noon,