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VOI XXII NO. 7.
PORTLAND, OREGON, SUNDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 15, 1903.
PRICE FIVE CENTS.
TURN 01 WATER
Can Go Ahead. .
CONTRACT 18 APPROVED
President Acts on Pilot Butte
LAST OBSTACLE IS REMOVED
Commissioner Richards iBnorcs Re
port Tli nt J .and Is Timbered nnil
WJlllnmson' Objection Xo
The much-discussed Irritation enter
prise In the Deschutes Valley under the
Carer act Is to be carried out al last.
The President has approved the map
and contract between the State of Ore
con and the Pilot Butte Development
Ccropanr. providing for the lrrlcatlon
of nearly K.000 acres of land In that
This contract ha been held up In the
General land OClce on account of re
port that the land in question was not
arid, out timbered. This was proved to
The committee of the Oregon Irriga
tion Association has not yet recom
mended any lite for Government Irri
gation, and it Is now very doubtful
whether Oregon will share In the first
work done by the Government.
OREGONIAN XEWS BUREAU, Wash
ington, Feb. 14. President Roosevelt this
afternoon advised Representative Jioouy
that he today approved the map and con
tract with the State of Oregon perma
nently segregating S1.7C7 acres of land In
the Deschutes Valley, which It is pro
posed shall be reclaimed under the Carey
act by the i"Iloi isutte .Lieveiupraeiii. wum
pany. of which A. M. Drake Is president.
This action ends the long controversy,
and so far as the general Government is
concerned, gives this company the right
to proceed with the immediate construc
tion of its Irrigation system, according to
the approved plans. Government officials
here regard this as the most important
and most promising "Carey act proposition
in the state, and see no reason why the
project should not be carried through in
the ten years allowed by law .to success
Under .the terms of the contract with
the state, the Pilot Butte Company will
be allowed to charge an annual water
rental on reclaimed lands of $1 per acre,
the lien of the company amounting to
This case Is the first one in Oregon
under the Carey act to be approved by
the President It has been hung up lo the
Land Office since early last Summer.
Representative Moody, throughout the
session, has been urging Immediate action
on all Carey act cases in Oregon, but it
was not until Commissioner Richards took
hold that he was able to get this case
Greene Report All Wrong;.
"When he came to Investigate, the Conv
mlssloner found the adverse report of Spe
cial Agent Greene, holding the lands cov'
cred by the Pilot Butte contract to be tlm.
ber land because of a sparse growth of
Juniper trees. He therefore recommended
that the selection be canceled. President
Drake, when In "Washington last Fail,
contemplating such a report, filed with
the department overwhelming evidence to
show that the lands were desert and that
the presence of Juniper did not warrant
their classification as timber lands.
Among the affidavits were statements
from Chief Forester Pinchot and Hy-
drographer Newell, who had personally
been over the lands, and these showings
were backed up by Representative Moody,
who had traversed the disputed area with
these Government officials. Being a prac
tlcal Western man, thoroughly acquainted
with the arid regions. Commissioner Rich
ards at once recognized the fallacy of the
special agent's conclusions and disregard
ed his recommendation, holding the lands
to be properly subject to Irrigation under
the Carey act.
During his visit to Washington last Fall
. Representative-elect Williamson repre
sented to the department that tho Pilot
Butte selection was irregularly made for
the purpose of cornering" or controlling
a large area of Government lands not
proposed to be Irrigated, but with a view
to speculation. This charge, as well as all
others made against the Pilot Butte Com
pany, was waved aside, for on close ex
amination they proved to be unwarranted.
There has been every evidence of good
faith on the part of this company, and the
department is fully convinced that Vt will
live up to the terms of its contract with
the state. There is, furthermore, a gen
cral belief that this Deschutes project of
fers better opportunities for success than
roost works undertaken under, the Carey
act in other states where the law has
proven a success.
State Committee Too Slow.
The fact that the Pilot Butte Company
Is to be permuted to reclaim the Des
chutes Valley means that no Government
project win be undertaken in that locality.
Whatever sites .are later recommended by
the Oregon committee must be in other
localities. Hydrographer Newell said to
day he had heard nothing from the Ore-
gon Irrigation committee, and in view of
the latcndss of the date and the great
pressure for- consideration of projects al-
ready examined In other states. Intimated
that It was at least very doubtful If one of
the original general Irrigation works could
bp undertaken in Oregon.
The news of the approval of the map
and contract did not In any way surprise
President A. SI. Drake, of the mot liutte
"Indirectly I learned that the measure
had been approved." said Mr. Drake, when
seen at the Hotel Portland last -nigm.
"However, this is tho flrst deilnlte news
that I have receivedl"
The news Is apparently satisfactory.
It Is. It could not be more so. Tno
approval of the bill by the President gives
us a full and advantageous working sea
son, and we have a bright prospect. If
it were approved in the beginning or the
middle of Winter we should labor under
difficulties, for the state law provides for
an expenditure of 10 per cent of the esti
mated cost during the year.
Have you made any plans for tne irri
"It Is n. little too earlv to spcaK 01 pians.
I have made plans In the past, and I have
had to set them aside, as all my arrange
ments depended upon the reports from
Washington. Of my present plans i can
say nothing for the present.
FORGERIES ON MORGAN.
London Art Ilenlcr Accused of Ob
taining IJICS.OOO by Fraud.
NEW YORK. Feb. II. Additional de
tails concerning the forging of. J. P. Mor
gan's name, alleged to have been com
mitted by Dr. de Bosdari. the London art
dealer, were brought out here today.
Mr. Morgan, when abroad last year, pur
chased of De Bosdari a large bronze fig
ure for J20.OD0. Mr. 3Iorgan gave his per
sonal check, drawn on the London bank
of J. P. 'Morgan & Co. The check was
duly presented and paid.
It seems, however, that Mr. Morgan's
name was forced to a letter, and the
banker was made to say that he had
given his note for the bronze figure and
other objects of art. It is the existence
of this letter that caused De Bosdarl's
downfall. So far as Is known here, tho
amount of the forged Morgan notes ex
Mr. Morgan is not acting in the matter,
which concerns only the banks that ac
cepted the notes, and some of the forger's
friends, who indorsed the notes to mane
thctn more readily negotiable.
MRS, ROOSEVELT IS ILL.
CnncelK All Soclnl EnsnRements by
Order of rhyalclnn.
WASHINGTON. Feb. 14. Mrs. Roose
velt Is so much indisposed that she has
been obliged to cancel all social engage
ments for a time. It is understood that
her condition Is not serious, but she Is
In need of rest, and her physician has In
sisted that she forego temporarily all so
cial duties. It was in consequence of
the orders of her physician that she did
not attend the Gallaudct-Cockrell wed
Count von Quadt Takes a. Best.
BERLIN, Feb. 14. Count von Quadt, the
secretary of the German Lxnbassy at
"Washington, will be granted leave of ab
sence, and the Government nere, naving
taken Into cognizance adverse statements
circulated In the United States and antici
pating that his leave may be misinter
preted. Informs the Associated Press that
It is In no sense a difavowal of Count von
Quadt's action In the Venezuelan matter.
Hie leave Is granted in the ordinary course
CONTEXTS OF TODAY'S PAPER.
Beet-surar men again block passage of Phil
ippine tariff bill, Pace 1.
Uanna trios to revive ship subsidy bill, but
meets new opposition. Page 1.
Department of Commerce bill signed by the
President. Page 17.
The House breaks its record for passlne pen
sion bills. Page 1.
No possibility that Congress will change land
laws this session. Page J
Bryan says he will never again be a candidate.
Turf-fraud offices raided and proprietors ar
rested In Chicago and New lore; sn. iuis
grand Jury finds Indictment: Arnold Hees
to Mexico. Page 1.
Tillman defends Southern policy on race ques
Moro stronghold in the Philippines surrenders.
Blockade on Venezuelan ports Is raised. Page 2.
China buying arms In violation of treaty with
allies. Page 3.
UcRrlde railway commission bill continues to
cause trouble with Legislators at Olympia,
Oregon ways and means committee will make
report to Legislature aionaay. race u.
Committees from Legislatures of Oregon and
Washington discuss run matters at uiyra-
plu Page C.
A Montana tram roooer manes coniession.
A rich gold strike is made In Josephine County.
Medford fruitgrowers hold meeting. Page 7.
Smallpox Is epidemic with students In Pullman
College. Page o.
President approves niot Butte Irrigation proj
ect. Page I.
San Francisco Pilot Commissioner confesses
that he sold offices to highest bidder. Page 3.
Pacific Coast League baseball schedule Is an
nounced. Page 32.
T. M. C A. bests Oregon City In basket-ball.
2 to 18. after free-for-all fight. Page it
Commercial and Marine.
Lack of public interest In stock speculation at
New Tork. Page 33.
Bank statement is considered unfavorable.
Steamer Major Guy Howard launched at Sup-
ple's boat-yard. Page 1.
Preparations for floating the Alsternlxle. Page
Advance In grain freight rates. Page 17.
Portland and Vicinity.
Lewis and Clark executive committee considers
appointment of Director-General. Page 16.
Tax collections will begin Monday. Page 24.
Father and son who eloped with young girls ar
rested In Vancouver. Page 11.
Multnomah veterans hold annual banquet.
Master painters threaten lockout on March 2.
Kidnaping case against crimps will be prose
cuted, rage 11.
Fcnture and Departments.
Editorial. Page 4.
Church announcements. Pace 31.
Classified advertisements. Pages 12, 13. 14, 13.
Cliff dwellers of Oregon. "Page 23. . .
Personality of Chief of Police Hunt. Page 22.-
Fashlons and household. Page 25.
Youths department. Page 3a
Dooley's letter. Page 25.
Ade's fables. Page 26.
Dramatic and musical. Pages 0 and 2L
Social. Pages 18, 18.
Gathered In. '
RAID OF NEW YORK OFFICES
Tons of Mail Matter Used as
Pait for Suckers.
MANY SPECULATORS LOSE
They Invest btt RcceUe Sfo Returns
Vast Saras Collected at Tart Of
fices In Chlcnfto and St. Louis
Grand Jar' at Work.
The campaign against the "get-rlch-qulck"
offices which do business under
the name of turf Investment companies
is now being conducted in Nerf York, as
well as Chicago and St. Louis.
Two offices In New York were raided
and three men arrested on charsrs of
making improper uie of the malls. Tons
of circulars explaining- the scheme were
seized, and evidence shows that vast
sums were collected.
In Chicago three of the principals
were put under 'bonds for appearance
before the Federal grand Jury. Cor
respondence shows that the receipts
ngerccate hundreds of thousands of
In Ft. Louis the, grand Jury has ob
tained evidence reflecting on a high
postal official, and is said to have re
turned si true bills. A Legislative
committee Is also Investigating In that
NEW YORK. Feb. 14. Three men were
arrested by Central Office detectives nt
the instigation of .postofllce Inspectors to
day, in two raI3s, one at $0 Nassau street
and the otherat 115 Nassau street, for al
leged improper use of the malls. The
prisoners were: Henry G. Cartwrlght.
alias Crawford, a broker, of Brooklyn;
William Treadwcll, alias George V.
Strong, a broker, of .Brooklyn, .and
Charles E. Goodrich, a clerk, of Manhat
tan. Cartwrlght and Treadwell were ar
rested at 03 Nassau street, and Goodrich
ot 115 Nassau street. The men. it Is al-
,' leged. are combination workers in "pro
gressive turf speculation," under the firm
name of "Crawford & Co., turf corre
spondents and metropolitan turf commis
sioners," with offices at 115 Nassau street.
Some time ago Inspector Brooks re
ceived a letter from a Mrs. Gilroy. of
Montclalr, N. J., complaining that she
had sent money to this firm for specu
latlon and had received no return or re
TYPICAL SCENES AT THE STATE CAPITAL DURING THE
ply. In spite of numerous letters. The
detectives Investigated the matter and
today Interrogated Cartwrlght, He said
he had been selling puts and calls under
the firm name of Crawford & Co. They
dld a turf business, but had stopped han
dling accounts about a month ago, when
thvy returned to the people all the money
I due them.
After the arrests the place was thor
oughly examined. Literature In enormous
amounts, which would fill at least 500
mall bags, was found. Besides this, 30,
more mallbagfuls were taken to police
headquarters. The circulars explained
the three-horse and one-horse wire sys
tems. A specialty was made of profes
sional men, especially physicians, as cli
ents. Six bcoks were found In the office
of Crawford & Co., which contained the
names, of none but physicians. On the
cever of each of the books was the word
IUUliT. JUSIUU iUUC H ... .4 V.'ltiv . .....
side of each nime, showing that the per
son hnd either been a client or been com
-There arc dozens of complaints In ad
dition to that of Mrs. Gilroy.
According to the police, Cartwrlght
lived In very expensive style at his home
In Union street, Brooklyn. He Is said to
have a large house and to bo an art con
noisseur, with" a fine collection. Tread
well, the police siy. Is a man of com
fortable means and lives extravagantly.
The police say that nothing under 5
was received as a working capital and
that there are many, accounts of from
100 to 500. From these amounts the po
lice, in a rough estimate, figure that the
profits of the collections must have been
TRUE BILLS AT ST. LOUIS.
Grand Jury Discovers Evidence Im
plicating l'ostnl Officials.
ST. LOUIS. Feb. 14. The grand Jury's
investigation into the turf investment
companies was resumed today. Neither
E. J. Arnold nor his manager, L. A. Gill,
have yet been found for service by the
From the correspondence and literature
of the firm seized as evidence by the grand
Jury it develops that Postofllce Inspector
George A. Dice recommended a fraud or
der against this concern after his inves
tigation. Instead of the o'rdcr, it 'Is
stated, Arnold & Co. Tccelved a letter from
an Influential postal official which they
used as an advertisement. The wrltln;
of this letter and the reasons for overrul
ing the recommendation of Inspector Die:
will be made the subject of a sweeping
Arnold & Co. employed the best
legal talent in several cities to look after
their business and watch for such devel
opments-. Letters are eald to have been
found from at least one member of the
Missouri Legislature pertaining to the in
tercsts of the company at Jefferson City.
After a session lasting until late this
afternoon the grand Jury adjourned until
Monday. It Is rumored that six true bills
have been returned, but none of thes,e hns'
been made public.
The lc-gislative committee appointed to
Inquire into the business' methods of grain
and turf Investment companies met In
Joint session today at the Southern Hotel
to' examine witnesses.
Representatives' of all the turf invest
ment companies and six of the grain and
stock investment companies of St. Louis
'have been requested to appear before the
committee, and Sergeant-at-Arms John
M. Stephenson has been furnished with pa
pers to compel their attendance.
After a brief preliminary session, during
which rules for the investigation were for
mulated, the taking of testimony by the
Joint committees was begun. Among
those present, in response to summonses,
were Attorney Charles T. Nolans, repre
senting the John J. Ryan Co-operative In
vestment Company: Governor Charles P.
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t iK l . IS. li n tt,. . l L "i
Built Against Philippine
NO HOPE OF SENATE ACTIO)!
Attempt to Pass Tariff Bill
Promptly Raise's Storm.
FLOOD OF CHEAP SUGAR FEARED
Foraker Prefer Free Trade -to
Amendments Dictated by . Beet
Sncnr Interests Quay Move to
Force Vote on Statehood.
An attempt to secure consideration of
the Philippine tariff bill by the Senate
yesterday called forth bitter opposition
from the beet-sucar men, and no ac
tion was taken. .
Quay offered a resolution declaring
that a vote should be taken on the om
nibus statehood -hill before March-2.
The House amendments to the KIklns
anti-rebate bill were adopted, and It
was sent to the President.
The Indian appropriation bill was con
sidered, but not finally disposed of.
Aldrtch tried to secure action on his
National tonic securities hill, but Brry
blocked It with an objection.
Several hours were devoted to tulosles
of deceased members of the House.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 11. The Senate
convened at 1 o'clock today and .Imme
diately afterward agreed to the amend
ments made to the Elklns anti-rebate bill
by the House. The amendments were ac
cepted on motion of Clapp, of the com
mittee on Interstate commerce, and with
out discussion. This completes Congres
sional action upon the bill and it now
goes! to the President.
In order that he might not come In con
flict with notice of other-Sertatoriv-'Quiy
gave notice that, beginning nest Monday,
he would ask' the Senate to take u'p the
statehood bill immediately after the con
clusion of the routine morning business.
He then introduced the following resolu
tion, which under the rules went over for
"Whereas. House bill 12,543, to enable
the people of Oklihdma, Arizona and New
Mexico to form constitutions and state
governments and be admitted into the
Union on an equal footing wlthMhe orig
inal states, has been under discussion In
the Senate since tho 10th day of Decem
ber last, and must fall unless voted upon
at an early date.
"Resolved. That It Is the sense of the
Senate that a date and hour prior to the
rd of March should be fixed for a final
vote upon the bill and all' amendments
that are pending or may be offered
Quay then nuked to have the statehood
bill taken up, and, when this request was
complied with, he gave way to Stewart
to bring up the Indlin appropriation bill.
The bill was read and most of the com
mittee amendments -were agreed to. At
Quay's request the bill was laid over
Aldrlch called up the bill introduced by
himself authorizing the deposit by Na
tional banks in the Treasury of other se
curities than Government bonds, but Ber
ry objected to present consideration, and
the bill went over, Aldrlch saying that
he would call It up at the-flrst opportu
nity. Ledge attempted to secure consideration
of the Philippine tariff bill. The bill as
passed by the House fixed the rate on
Philippine products coming into this coun
try at 25 per cent of the Dlngley rates
Instead of 75 per cent, as at present. The
Senate committee amended the bill by
granting free trade In ail products ex
cept sugar and tobacco, and upon these
products levying a duty of 50 per cent of
the Dingley rates.
Forakcr raid he would object to the
adoption of the amendment, as he be
lieved that any action less liberal than
that proposed bythe House would result
Lodge appealed, to Foraker to consent to
the change, as without It It would be Im
possible to get any reduction bill through.
Personally he was favorable to the House
bill, but. In view ot the conditions In the
Philippines, he thought It would be abso
lute cruelty to fall to act at this time.
Replying, 'Foraker said that we should
treat the people of our dependencies as
our own people.
"If," he said, "we can't treit our own
as we should, I propose to move for free
trade with them.''
Patterson called attention to the fact
that the Philippines are capable of pro
ducing large enough quantities, of sugar
to destroy the beet-sugar Industry. Ke
lerring to Foraket's general statement;
Patterson asked it it was to be under-
L-tood that It Is now his opinion that we
Mhould hold the Philippines forever or
until they are ready for self-government.
as he had said last session.
Foraker replied: "We should hold those
Islands until they arc capable of self-gov
ernment, but that is so far in the future
that we need not consider It here. The
islands will be our possessions for years
,to come, and it Is Idle to talk now of part
ing with them.'
Carmack said he had no objection to the
pending bill, but he expressed the opin
ion that its passage would be of .no ben
efit to the Filipino.- -He said the mens
ure . had not been reported until- Mr. Ox-
nard, the beet-sugar manufacturer, had
expressed his willlngnw, thinking It would
do him no barm and the Filipinos no
Further consideration of .the bill was
postponed, and the Senate entered upon
its special order of buslnss, which .was
that of eulogies upon deceased members
of the House. Tho late Representative
Rusiell. of Connecticut; Salmon, of New
Jersey; Cummlngs, of New York, and
Crump, of Michigan, were the subjects of
these addresses. The usual resolutions of
respect were adopted, and at 5:13 P. M.
the Senite adjourned.
DEKT-SUGAU 3IBVSIIUW TEETH.
They Gran Antrry nt Attempt to Pass
Philippine Tariff Dill.
OREGONIAN NEWS BUREAU. Wash
ington. Feb, 11. The beet-sugar Interests
showed their teeth today during an at
tempt to pass the Philippine tariff bllL
Senator Lodge frankly announced that the
Philippine bill could not pass unless the
tariff of SO per cent of the present Dlng
ley rates was- retained on sugar and to
bacco. Senator Foraker objected to this
statement very strongly and Indicated
desire to make the tariff 23 per cent, as
in the House bill.
Then It was that Patterson and Teller
of Colorado, Democrats, announced their
unalterable opposition to a bill which
would take any- protection off of sugar
or give the Philippine Islands access to
the United States markets. Patterson de
clared that the Philippine Islands would
supply the United States with sugar
free trade was granted to them, and this,
he said, would destroy the Louisiana and
the beet-sugar Interests of the West- Tel
ler seconded him." and It became evident
that any proposition other than that dic
tated by the sugar trust could not go
It is apparent that if the bill passes, any
effort to amend It beyond what the beet
sugar interests agreed upon will prov
fatal to It. and the rates will remain as
now 73 per cent on all articles.
TO STOP HAZING AT AJfVAPOLIS.
Dick Propose mil Which Will Pan.
!h Disorderly Middle.
WASHINGTON. Feb. 14. Represents
tlve Dick, of Ohio, today Introduced a bin
providing that the Superintendent of the
Naval Academy shall make such rules,
subject to the approval of the Secretary
of the Nnvy, as will effectively prevent
the practice of hazing at the academy.
The bill further provides that any mid
shtpman found guilty of hazing shall be
summarily expelled, and shall not be elig
ible for reappointment to the corps or as
a commissioned ofilcer In the Army
Navy until two yeara after the graduation
of the class of which he was a member.
In the preparation of the bill Repre
sentative Dick was backed by the expe
rience he gained in conducting the Con
gressional Investigation into the practice
of hazing at West Point. The result of
that Investigation was the enactment of a
law applicable, to the Military Academy
practically Identical with that he pro
poses hall be applied to the Naval Acad
emy. He Is thoroughly In earnest in the
matter, and is determined that the acad
emy authorities shall be bo strengthened
by law that they can deal with the prac
tice of hazing searchlngly and thoroughly.
It Is General Dick's conviction that haz
ing at both the Naval .and Military Acad
emies niust be eradicated absolutely.
President Dine With Wilson.
WASHINGTON. Feb. 14. Secretary Wil
son entertained the President at a Cabinet
dinner tonight. The other guests were:
Secretary and Mrs. Hay, Secretary and
Mrs. Shaw, the Postmaster-General and
Mrs. Payne, Mrs. Hitchcock, Mr. and Mrs.
Thomas J. Waloh, Mies Grace McKlnley
and James Wilson.
Vain Effort to Revive
Ship Subsidy Bill.
OPPOSITION IS STRONG
Majority of House Committee
is Against It.
HOUSE WOULD VOTE IT DOWN
Forty Iteimlillcan Would Join Dem
ocrat, to Defeat It Jones of
' Washington Want to Know
How Coast Would Profit.
Senator Hanna is trylne to revive the
shlrplnir subsidy bill, but finds even
more opposition than he met last ses
sion. Gome Republican members of the
House committee who formerly favored
It have turned against It. and there la
doubt whether be can get It before the
The opposition Is particularly strong
In the Middle West, and It Is said that.
It the bill should ever reach the House,
40 Republicans would combine with the
Democrats to kill It.
Jones of Washington Is opposed to the
bill In Its present form, and wants to
know what the Pacific Coast would
gain by It.
OREGONIAN NEWS BUREAU. Wash
ington. Feb. 14. Senator Hanna has been
very busy today among Republican mem
bers of the House .merchant marine com
mittee, urging them to agree to report
and to endeavor to pass before adjourn
ment the ship subsidy bill passed by the
Senates, last session. He has not received
much encouragement, as one Republican
on the committee, who favored the bill
last session, Stevens of Minnesota, said
that the sentiment against the subsidy
proposition was so strong in hls'state that
he would now vote against the bill in
any .and every form. Two other members.
Jones of Washington' and Minor of Wis
consin, said they would not support the
bill in its present shape. Hanna is en
deavoring to bring about a conference of
the Republican members of the commit
tee, in the hope of having the bill reported
and passed. The opposition of these three
Republicans, combined with the solid
Democratic membership, would prevent
any action, however.
Even if the bill got to the House, It is
claimed by the anti-subsidy Republicans
that they have 40 sure Republican votes
against It. Representative Burton, from
Hanna's state, said today that. If an at
tempt was made to pass the subsidy bill
this session, he would use his utmot ef
fort to build up a Republican opposition
to act with the Democrats and defeat the
Hanna's activity came altogether as a
surprise to the House members, who
thought the bill had been abandoned.
Representative Jones, while not caring
to discuss the bill In detail, said that, as
it now stands, it does not guarantee the
building of a single American vessel, even
though the Government pay out hundreds
upon hundreds of thousands of dollars as
stipulated. This loose provision, he said,
should be corrected. Furthermore, ha
wants stronger assurance that the Pacific
Coast will be equitably recognized In the
distribution of the subsidy funds, more so
than now stipulated.
There is no possible chance for the bill
to pass, even though It might be report
ed, as the sentiment against It Is growing,
particularly In the Middle West. As an
example. It Is claimed that not a Repub
lican from Kansas would now support the
bill; and Republicans of neighboring
states take a similar attitude.
HILLS FOR THE NORTHWEST.
Report on Klamath Treaty Ufe
Surrr for Tillamook Bay.
OREGONIAN NEWS BUREAU. Wash
ington, Feb. 14. Representative Moody
this morning secured a favorable report
on his bill Introduced yesterday providing
for ratifying the Klamath Indian treaty.
He will try to have It put In the Indian
appropriation bill now In conference.
The omnibus public building bill report
ed to the House today carries J40O.O0O each
for buildings at Tacoma and Spokane,
with which to begin construction when
plans have been completed.
At the request of Senator Mitchell, a
bill was Introduced In the Senate today
authorizing the establishment of a life
saving station at the entrance of Tilla
Representative Jones today secured an
amendment to the sundry civil bill appro
priating J22.000 for a lighthouse at Muckil
teo Point, near Everett.
By request of Representative Jones, a
Deputy United States Marshal is here
after to be stationed at North Yakima to
prevent sales of liquor to Indians on the
Senator Mitchell continues to Improve.
Bad weather, however, prevents his going
Representative Moody today secured tht
passage of bills pensioning1 John M.
Drake, of Portland, formerly Captain and
Lieutenant-Colonel of the First Oregon
Volunteers, at JC0, and Augustus L. Kid
der, of Roseburg, at $34.
Brewery Men Indorse Socialism.
CINCINNATI. Feb. 14. The Brewery
workers' convention today unanimously
Indorsed a reoolutlon favoring Socialism.
The convention adjourned after selecting
Indianapolis as the place for holding the
next convention In 1S0L