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VOL. XXI. NO. 39.
" PORTLAND, OREGON, SUNDAY MORNING. SEPTEMBER 28, 1902.
I'KICE FIVE CENTS.
AY DROP COL
New York Democrats
in a Plight
FEW MEN TO HEAD TICKET
Coier Might Do, Were He Not
HILL HOLDS THE WHIP HAND
Nomination for Governor May Be
Forced on Judge Parker, and the
Platform Will Probably Be
Silent on Money Questle.
OREGONIAN NEWS BUREAU, Wash
ington, Sept, 27. Much Interest centers
around the Democratic convention to he
held at Saratoga next week, which will
nominate a candidate for Gox'crnor of
New York, as well as a full state ticket.
Quite a number of New York newspapers
which have heretofore opposed the Demo
cratic party because of Its alliance with
Bryanism are getting ready to support
the Democratic ticket on the tariff Issue.
They hold that the declaration of the
Republicans against revising the tariff
makes the time opportune for a Demo
cratic victory. Dave Hill Is in the saddle,
and will probably dictate the platform
and the ticket. He is utterly rid' of the
Murphy and Croker combination, which
had him in its hands at Kansas City. The
Eryanltes are fighting hard to prevent
the Kansas City platform from being
thrown down, but the platform adopted
will probably avoid all reference to the
It has been generally supposed that
Bird S. Colcr would be the Hill candidate
for Governor, but it has developed that
he Is connected with several trusts and
his availability is questioned. Continued
efforts are being made to make Judge
Alton Parker reconsider his determina
tion not to be a candidate, and it Is
learned that there Is an effort on foot
to force the nomination on him anyway.
Governor Odell was asked whom he
would appoint to the Judgeship 1 Parker
resigned, and -replied: . ,- .
"I would wait until after the campaign
and then reappoint Judge Parker."
Odell is sure to be re-elected.
Senator Hams, of Kansas, the best of
the Populists and a valuable opposition
member in the Senate, in an Interview
here says that he expects the Democrats
to carry Kansas this fall. Hams Is
merely whistling to keep up his courage,
for ho has Just returned from a trip to
Europe, where he went In the Interests
of the St. Louis Exposition. He Is going
to continue this work, and had he any
hopes of success he would be devoting
himself to Kansas politics, rather than
to exposition business.
MONTANA FOR ROOSEVELT.
Republicans. Declare -for His Policy
of Tariff Revision.
GREAT FALLS, Mont,. Sept. 27. The
Republican State Convention was called
to order this morning by Chairman J. C.
Auld, of the State Central Committee.
Hon. Joseph M. Dixon, of Missoula, was
elected temporary chairman. After the
report of the committee on credentials,
ex-Senator Thomas H. Carter was jnade
permanent chairman, with J. B. Collins,
of Butte, as secretary. There were no
contesting delegations. Roosevelt was In
doroed for President in 1904 amid tumult
uous cheers. Joseph M. Dixon, of Mis
Eoula, was nominated unanimously for
congress. Judge W. L. Holloway, of
Bozeman, was nominated for Associate
Justice of the Supreme Court. No contests
Seveloped among the delegates, and the ut
most harmony prevailed during the entire
lession. At 10:25 Chairman J. C. Auld, of
rorsytn, called the convention to order.
In a brief speech he outlined the purposes
31 the convention and predicted the sue
:ess of the party. J. B. Collins, of Hel
na, read the call, after which the chair
man announced the selection of the tem
porary officers. The action was ratified by
:he convention. Secretary French read
the name of ex-United States Senator
rhoman H. Carter for permanent chair
man. Senator Carter made a loner address.
In which he outlined the Issues of the
;ampalgn. At the mention of President
Roosevelt's name the convention shook
with thunderous applause.
The evening session of the convention
was cJlled-to order at 8 o'clock. In the
platform adopted, the death of President
McKInley is deplored, and the Administra
tion of President Roosevelt is indorsed,
The platform of the Philadelphia conven
tion of 1900 is affirmed. The Dlatform also
declares against any revision of tb'e pro
tective tariff by the free-trade Democracy,
but does favor such revision of the tariff
as the Administration of President Roose-
veit exemplifies. The action of President
Roosevelt in enfdrclntr the laws ncnlnst
the fencing of the public domain Is com
mended. A plank also favors the throw
ing open of the Indian reservations to spt.
tlement The nominees of the party for
the Legislature are pledged to the main
tenance or tne eight-hour day. The plat
form also declares against unlawful com
binations of capital In restraint of trade.
LODGE ADDRESSES EDITORS.
He Holds the Tariff Should Not Be
Revised at This Time.
BOSTON. Sent. 27. TTnlt ro c
ater Lodge addressed the Massachusetts
Kcpumican iditorial Association at a din
nfr tndnv. The hnrrtpn rtf Snniii.. t a .
speech was that the tariff should not be
tampered witn at tnis time. He declared
that an attempt to revise the tariff now
would be to lnlure business to n rtnroa
that could not be possibly compensated
by any advantages that might accrue from
Nominated for Congress.
Charles J. York, Democrat, was yester-
oay nominated for Congress from the
Ninth Ohio District; also John D. Wright,
Hepubllcac, for the 30th District in New
UNCLE- SAM" I'M GETTING SO. I RATHER ENJOY IP"
MAYOR HUMES IS FOUND
SEARCHING PARTY FINDS HIM AL
Ankle Was Sprained, and He Had
Lost Ills Bearings Spends Night
in Log and Eats Huckleberries.
SEATTLE, Sept 27. (Special.) Mayor
Humes Is found. The searching party
that left here early , this morning came
upon him almost immediately, sitting on
a log. which had been his couch and shel
ter from last night's storm. He was
brought to Seattle on a launch and went
immediately to his home, where physi
cians were at hand to attend him. He is
suffering considerably from exhaustion,
but no ill effects are pxpected from his
The Mayor, while foll6wing a bear last
Thursday afternoon in the woods north of
Lake "Washington, slipped and sprained
his .ankle. A storm came on, and the
Mayor lost his bearings. He slept in a
hollow log Thursday night and last night.
He .was unable to travel much Friday,
owing to his ankle. His only food was
After saluting his rescuers, the Mayor
seemed to see a humorous side to his pre
dicament for the moment, and laughingly
remarked that there wouldn't be any
game left in the woods after that, for the
big searching party would surely scare
It all out. Sheriff Cudlhee's signal of the
revolver shots fired Just then brought the
remainder of the party charging down on
them at top speed. At the head of the
crowd, and racing faster than any of
them, were Sam and Jay Humes, the
Mayor's two sons. The scene between
them was pathetic, though hardly a dozen
words passed. In turn the boys wrung
their father's hands. JIc assured them
that he was all right and was only a
trifle weak. The Mayor Is inclined to
treat his whole experience jocularly, not
withstanding the many heartfelt expres
sions of his friends that he ever came out
"Why," he said, 'Tdld not worry In the
least about the affair. The rain made the
woods so dark thatit was impossible to
get bearings without a compass, but I
knew that the sun would be out within' a
few days, and that I could reach a trail
again. I did not suffer, keenly for lack of
food, for I had all the huckleberries I
wanted to eat, and plenty of good water;
and then my rifle would keep me in
meat" To prove this, the Mayor exhib
ited a jackrabbit that he had in one of
his pockets. "Then, again," he contin
ued. "I suspected that newspapermen
would be looking for me soon, on some
matter, and if I was in the heart of In
dia's most tangled Jungle, they would
certainly find me."
This was about as much satisfaction In
the way of Interview on his . hardships
that His Honor would give.
also found In the room. It dlspcees of
property worth many thousands of
pounds. The deceased was In ill health
and despondent From all that can be
learned, Cavallho came here recently
AFTER THE EXECUTORS.
Ordered by Court to Give Stratton
Property to Administrators.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Sept 27. Ex
Goernor Charles S. Thomas, acting for
the administrators in the Stratton estate
controversy, filed a petition at 2 o'clock
this afternoon with Judge Orr, of the
County Court .asking that Tyson S. Dines,
Carl S. Chamberlain and D. H. Rice, ex
ecutors of the estate, be cited-to appear
in court to show cause why they should
not be required to turn over the prop
erty of the late millionaire, as demanded
yesterday." The writ is made returnable
In the immediate future.
If the executors refuse to appear, con
tempt proceedings will be Immediately In
stituted. Judge Orr has issued citations calling
upon the three executors of the W. S.
Stratton will to appear In court on Tues
day morning next at 9 o'clock and show
cause why they have failed and refused
to comply with the demand of the admin
istrators by turning over the estate to
them. It is expected that the matters in
controversy between the various parties
In interest will be brought to an issue by
NOT GUILTY OF CONSPIRACY.
Miss Blggar Makes Snch n Statement
Through Her Attorney.
NEW YORK, Sept 27. A statement from
Miss Blggar. given out , by Samuel L.
Frankenstein, her lawyer, makes the as
sertion that Miss. Blggar has been guilty
of no conspiracy'. She says she will not
run away, and did not want to surrender
until sure of being able to furnish ball.
Miss BIggar's statement goes on to say
that If Sumuel Stanton, the Justice of the
I Peace who married her to Mr. Bennett
t.ii;u iu juc u. liuyjr ui wie t-criiiicaie ui
the Health Department, she knew nothing
about it, but she "had learned that Mr.
Young, acting secretary for Peter J. Mc
Nulty, had persuaded Stanton that he had
neglected a legal form, and In apparently
trying to help him rectify his mistake In
volved him In many, complications. It Is
said. that Miss Biggar Is somewhere In New
Retired Sea Captain Ends His Life.
SAN FRANCISCO. Sept 27. Frederick
C. Cavallho, a retired captain In the
British merchant marine, ended his life
at a lodging-house last night by inhaling
illuminating gas. His body was found
today. It appears that the deceased came
from Sussex, England. An Instrument,
evidently executed just before death, was
Lake George Committee Submits
Statement Back Up Charges.
WASHINGTON, Sept 27. The Lake
George committee representing the Antl
Imperlallst League, upon the request of
Judge Advocate-General Davis, has sub
mitted some testimony in substantiation
of Its charges against the Army Jn the
Philippines. The testimony submitted is
of a volunteer soldier who served in the
Island of Payana in December, 1900. He
alleges that the water cure was admin
istered to natives by order of the officers.
The testimony. similar to much of that
taken by the Senate committee at the last
session of Congress.
Cottage City at Bella Bay.
VICTORIA, B. C, Sept 27. Captain
Lloyd, of the steamer Spokane, which ar
rived from Skagway at midnight, reports
passing the steamer Cottage City lying
anchored In Bella Bay. He said he be
lieved the Cottage City will reach Seattle
under Tier own steam.
Extract Plant Burned.
BIG SPRINGS, Va., Sept 27. The large
extract plant of the United States Com
pany at this place was destroyed by fire
tonight Loss, $150,000.
SENATORSHIP TO ALGER
GOVERNOR BLISS TENDERS
Ferry Quits the Race, Making Elec
tion of cx-Sccretary of War
Certain, at Any Rate.
SAGINAW, Mich.. Sept. 27. Governor
Bliss tonight tendered the United States
Senatorship, made vacant by the death of
CONTENTS OF TODAY'S PAPER.
New York Democrats have about decided to
turn down Colersfor Gubernatorial nomina
tion. Page 1.
Ferry withdraws from Michigan Senatorial
race, assuring Alger's election. Page 1.
Governor Bliss tenders vacant Michigan Sena
torship to General R. A. Alger, rage 1.
Ohio state campaign opened by Root. Forakcr
and Hanna. Page 1.
President Roosevelt's Injured leg continues to
Improve. Page 2.
Great tobacco war comes -to an end. Page 1.
James J. H1U speaks against National control
of Industrial combinations. Page 17.
Mimic war at Fort Riley Is now on In "earnest.
Ambassador Herbert starts from England to
take up his duties at Washington, D. C.
Colombian rebels Are on government gunboat
flying flag of truce. Page 1.
Rear-Admiral E-ans ordered to Investigate
Boxer uprising. Page 3.
Mayor Humes, of Seattle, lost while hunting. Is
found. Page 1.
Levi Strauss, well-known San Francisco' dry
goods man. Is dead. Page 7.
Vancouver objects to Portland's attempt to se
cure drydock contract. Pago 7.
McCoy land act sustained' by Wahkiakum Su
perior Court. Page 7.
Commercial and Marine.
New Tork bank statement shows a recovery In
the surplus reserves. Page 23.
Effect of high rates for call money on stocks
at New York. Page 23.
Indrapura will sail - for China tomorrow with
valuable cargo. Page 10.
Irvlngton race meet closes. Page 10.
Portland defeats Spokane. 3-0. Page 12.
Helena defeat-! Seattle. 4-1. Page 12.
Butte defeats Tacoma, 2-1. Page 12.
Portland and Vicinity.
Two Baldwins, father and son. found guilty;
"Seventy" Baldwin acquitted. Page 17.
Cargo of Oregon apples for the Orient Page
Army Quartermaster opens bids for forage.
Support of state will be solicited for Admiral
Clark fund. Page 9.
Full account of subscriptions to the relief fund.
Page 8. . . -
Features and Departments.
Editorial. Page 4.
Portland's new Custom-House. Page 25.
"Wreck of the- Brother Jonathan. Page 27.
Church announcements. Page 31.
Mr. Dooley's letter. Page 21. , e
Ada's fable. Page 32.
Dramatic and musical. Page 20. J s,'
Books. Page 31. .
Lay editorials. Page 32. ' .'
Social.' Page 18. --
Fashions. Page 28.
Touts' department Pago 3f.
James McMillan, to General Russell A.
Alger, of Detrplt. ex-Secretary of War in
McKInley's Cabinet The Governor sent
the following telegram to General Alger:
"I hereby tender you the appointment of
United States Senator from Michigan to
fill the vacancy caused by the death of
the late Senator James McMillan.
"A. T. B.LISS, Governor."
Alger Will Probably Accept.
DETROIT, Sept 2S. At 1 o'clock this
(Sunday) morning General Alger Kiid: "I
will probably accept the appointment"
FERRY OCT OF RACE FOR SENATE.
FIRE ON FLAG OF TRUCE
COLOMBIAN REBELS ATTACK GOV
American Gunners Grnsp the Situa
tion and Soon Silence the
Forts on Land.
PANAMA, Colombia, Sept 27. The gov
ernment gunboat Chuchito left here this
morning, escorting a gasoline launch with
His Withdrawal Insures the Election
of Alger in Michigan.
DETROIT, Sept. 27. Dr. B. B. Ken- j a commissioner on board, bearing to the
nedy. manager of Dexter M. Ferry's insurgent General Herrera the answer of
campaign for the United States Senate, q.. . t
announced tpday that Mr. Ferry had f"61 Sa azir' Goveor l Panama, to
wlthdrnwn from th contest General the former s peace proposal. George B.
R. A.. Alger's election Is now considered j Parker and H. Gooding, of Washington,
The decision on the part of Mr. Ferry
to withdraw was the result of a confer
ence of party leaders which lasted most
of the morning. Mr. Ferry made public
"Under existing conditions, I have de
cided to withdraw my candidacy for the
vacancy In the United States Senate from
j this state. I believe that this course will
tenu to promote narmony, ana inus De ior
the best Interests of the Republican party.
General Alger Is a Republican. He Is also
my friend and fellow-townsman, and I
shall' support his candidacy for the posi
tion named. D. M. FERRY."
and George Cross, of Newport News, the
American gunners, who recently arrived
here for service on government gunboats,
were on board the Chuchito. The govern
ment commissioner had been Instructed
to deliver General Salazar's communica
tion to General Herrera In person off
Yeguallta, where the Insurgent leader's
forces were reported to be.
When the launch was a little more than
100 yards from shore, though both boats
were flying white flags, the revolutionists
opened fire from their entrenchments, and
the escape of any of those on board was
little short of a miracle. Fortunately, the
gunboats were prepared for any emer
gency, and they Immediately answered
Ilanchett Also Withdrawn.
SAGINAW, Mich., Sept 27. Following
the withdrawal of D. M. Ferry today from i the rebels' shots with two slx-nounders.
the race for the United States Senator- , sllencIng. the shore fire. They then trained
ship, to succeed the late James McMillan, 1 ... . . . , . .. .
the friends of Benton Hanchett. of Sag- the,r guns on the house In which the reb
inaw, decided to make no further active eIs had established their headquarters,
efforts in his behalf. This leaves the completely demolishing It and causing the
coast clear for General Alger.
TEMPEST STILL RAGING.
Nearly 400 Bodies Have Already Been
Recovered in Sicily.
revolutionists to take to flight.
General Salazar Is highly indignant at
tho manner in which his commissioner
was received, which Is In striking con
trast with his reception of Herrera's mes
senger, who, upon arrival here, was en
tertained at the Governor's palace and was
Refuse to Obey Agent, and a Call Is
Mnde on Washington for Posse.
ROME. Sept 27.-Advices received to- sup lled upon Ieavlng wlth provlslons for
night from Sicily show that the tempest K ... mu . t
that worked such damage In that Island j hlmse,i and his crew. The first service
is still raging. Details of the storm mul- of the-gunners has produced a great im
tiply the number of deaths. On the east prcsslon In government circles. The men
coast 370 bodies have been recovered, and i are being lionized,
the sea continues to give up corpses
which were swept down by the torrents
from the Interior. It Is estimated that INDIANS ON BAD BEHAVIOR
500 bodies have alreaay Been recovered.
Three hundred lives were lost at Modlca.
The churches there are filled with dead
and the cemeteries are wastes of mud,
rendering the interment of the bodies of
the victims Impossible. Salvage opera- ! SANTA FE, N. M., Sept 27. One hun-
tlons continue, troops and peasants, work- , dred Apache Indians from the Jlcarilla
lng without intermission. At Sortino, 16 reservation, in Northern Rio Arriba Coun
mlles from Syracuse, the cyclone contln- ( ty, are camped in the Picurls Mountains,
ued 15 hours. The rains which have fol- ready to go to the San Ger'onimo festival
lowed the cyclone have aggravated the j at Toas Pueblo next Tuesday and Wednes
destroyed country, sweeping down bridges'! day, despite the positive orders of the
and interrupting railway traffic. agent. Another bind of Apaches Is tres-
. passing on the land of the Santa Clara
I and other pueblos, and bad blood exists
DEATH IN EXPLOSION. i on that account. United States Attorney
rA. J. Abbott has orders from. Washington
Men Caught in a Blast of Flames and . to send a posse to take the Apaches back
TRADE IS DIVIDE
Big Tobacco War Comes
to an End,
TRUSTS HAVE COMBINED
Company Formed to Control
Business of the World.
ASSURES UNITY OF INTERESTS
Ashes In a Mine.
M'KEESPORT, Pa., Sept 27. Eight
Slavs, with charred faces, burned bodies
and terribly scorched heads, were taken
to the McKecsport Hospital as a result of
an explosion at furnace B, of the Car
negie blast furnace plant Duquesne, to
night Two of the victims. Joe LIska:
and Steven Schule, have since died, and
there is little hope that any of the others
will recover. All of those injured were
caught In a blast of flames and ashes,
which followed the blowing out of a bell
while thd men were at work.
to the "reservation.
- FLOOD N INDIANA.
Rain Causes 9100,000 Damage
Railroad and County Bridges.
NEW HAMPTON, Irid., Sept. 27. Five
and one-half Inches of rain has fallen
here, since 4 o'clock this morning, caus
ing the worst flood of the season. Prob
ably $100,000 worth of damage has been
done to railroad and county bridges.
British Concern Left In Possession ef
United Kingdom, American Cam
pnny Not to Be Dlstarbed
LONDON, Sept. 27. The tobacco war
has been ended by the amalgamation of
the American and British Interests. Re
ferring to the termination of the con
flict, an, official of the American company
said to a representative of the Associated
"It is the first combination, to my mind,
on right lines, and one that assures real
unity of interests, where powerful Amer
ican and British concerns go out hand in
hand to seek the trade of the rest of tha
The text of the official statement Is aa
"The business of Ogdens, Ltd., has
been transferred to the Imperial Tobacco
Company, and the export business of the
Ogdens and the American Company and
its allies have been amalgamated and a
joint company is In course of formation
under the name of the British-American
Tobacco Company, Ltd. The result is
that the Imperial Company will, as agreed
between the hitherto competing parties,
be left In possession of the trade of tho
United Kingdom, while the American
Company is not to be disturbed In the
United States or Cuba, and the British
American Company will compete for tho
trade of the other parts of the world.
.The American Company will pay for the
good-will of Ogdens' business In ordinary
shares, ranking with the similar shares
of tho original venders behind the 54
per cent preferred shares of that com
pany,, arid will pay for the" tangible assets
ot Ogdens7v'fii Jca'sh.
TT? transfer of "dgdensEnglish bust-
ness will take effect September 30. and,
from that day It will be In the hands of
the Imperial Company.
It is, believed this combination is tho
first attempt at a great international in
dustry, and its progress will be watched
with Interest everywhere. It may mark
a new direction of American and British
Interests Joining hands, instead of com
peting against each other In the sphere
DUKE WILL EE PRESIDENT.
Trust Will Make London Its Head-
quarters for the Present.
LONDON, Sept. 27. "We are decidedly
pleased at the outcome of the negotia
tions," said one of the high officials of tho
American Tobacco Company. "Not only
are we pleased with the good business
deal, out of wnlch we made several mill
ion?, but we are pleased because the com
bination means a real amalgamation of
Interests Instead of buying off an oppo
sition at a price which appears to the
opponent to be a profitable figure. Such
a real working combination of American
and Englhih Interests as has just been
effected will In any line of business un
questionably dominate the trade of the
"The capital of tho British-American
Company will be $30,000,000. Mr. Duke will
be president. While It is convenient to
register as an English company and have
Itu headquarters In. London, we have
named 12 directors and the Imperial Com
pany's Interest have named six. Their re
spective financial Interests are two-thirds
American and one-third English. There is
nothing to pre-ent transferring the head
quarters to America if it ever proves moro
convenient to operate there, but at pres
ent the business can be best carried on
"We have named three directors for the
board of the Imperial Company, which will
hereafter confine Itself to the United King
dom, while the British-American Com
pany goes in for the world's trade outside
of the United States. Cuba and the United
Kingdom. The Cuban provision insures
for America the cigar business of tho
island, of which we now control SO per
cent The Imperial Company throws the
new company Into colonial business, so
with our trade outside the United States
the British-American Company starts with
a ready-made annual business of 4,000,000,
000 cigarettes alone.
"Regarding the Imperial Company's fac
tories In the United States, concerning
which matter has been printed in England,
they are merely leaf factories, and will be
operated for that purpose."
FIGHTING THE TOBACCO TRUST.
Chicago Dealers Organize a Cam
paign Against the Combine.
CHICAGO, Sept 27. Five hundred
cigar-dealers and tobacconists, among
whom were many manufacturers, showed
their Interest In the fight against the al
leged tobacco trust by attending the first
meeting of the Cigar-Dealers' Association
of America last night Some of the speak
ers counseled legislation, some advised an
appeal to organized labor, some declared
for recourse to the courts, and others, less
radical, made fervid arguments in behalf
of thorough organization. The organiza
tion was completed by the election of
the following officers? President, Thad
deus H. Howe; secretary, William F.
Crowley; treasurer, Hiram L. Wiltz.
, Long resolutions were adopted depre
cating the offering of prizes by dealers,
the use of billboard advertising and tha
use of inferior material by manufacturers
who found their profits cut down by the
Wholesale Store Burned.
MASON CITY. Ia.. Sept 27. H. P. Kirk's
wholesale store and apartment house was
burned tonight Loss, $100,000.