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THE SUISDAY 0REG0NIA3sT, PORTLAIST), JB2iE 28, 1903.
First Skirmish Over
FILIBUSTERING 18 CHECKED
President Leaves the Matter
Entirely to Congress,
WILL TAKE NO RESPONSIBILITY
Message States Tltat, Althongb Great
SacrlficeK May Be Necessary, the
Panama Water-tray Would In
calculably Benefit Colombia.
"WASHINGTON, June 27. The State
Department has received a dispatch from
Minister Beaupre, at Bogota, saying the
canal discussion has been opened in the
Colombian House by a Representative op
posed to the canal treaty who began by
calling for the documents relating to the.
treaty. The government objected on the
ground that It was not ready to present
the treaty to the House, but would do
so later. The government's position was
sustained by a vote of 3S to 5.
The extra session of Congress for the
discussion of the ratification of the canal
treaty convened on June 20. Joaquin
"Velfz Is president of the Senate, and Jose
Medina Calderon president of the Cham
ber of Deputies.
The following appears in the message of
the President respecting the canal treaty:
"To my government has been presented
this dilemma: Either it lets our sover
eignty suffer detriment, or renounces cer
tain pecuniary advantages to which, ac
cording to the opinion of many, we have
a right. In the first case, to consent to
the sacrifice of our sovereignty, and not
aspiring to a great idemnlflcatlon the Just
wishes of the Inhabitants of Panama a
large portion of Colombia would be satis
fied If the canal were opened, but the gov
ernment would be exposedto the charge
afterwards that it did not defend our sov
ereignty and the Interests of the nation.
"In trie second case, If the canal Is not
opened across Panama the government
will be accused of not having allowed Co
lombia that benefit which is regarded a9
the commencementof our aggrandizement.
I have .already allowed my wish to be
understood, that the canal should be
opened through our territory- I believe
that even at such cost of sacrifices we
ought not to put obstacles In the way of
such a great undertaking, because it is
an Immensely beneficial enterprise for
the country, and also because, once the
canal is opened by the United States, our
relations will become more Intimate and
extensive, while our Industry, commerce
and wealth will gain Incalculably.
"I leave the full responsibility for the
decision of this matter for Congress. I
do not Intend to make my opinion weigh
when I have given instructions to our
representative at "Washington; it has been
coupled with the order that the decision
of this Important matter must be left for
Qongress. After years. In which the
question has been treated In a vague way,
without precise conditions. It Is now pre
sented In a way to obtain practical and
positive results. It has been our Indis
putable triumph that the Senate and the
Government of the United States should
declare, notwithstanding every effort to
the contrary, the superiprlty of the Colom
To Annul Peruvian Elections.
LIMA. Peru. June 27. It is reported that
the committees of the Civil and Demo
cratic parties are discussing a political
arrangement, the basis of which is the
annullment of the elections recently held,
and acceptance of Senor Manuel Canda
mo as President.
BEGIN FIGHT ON UNIONS.
Kansas City Employers "Want Lnwi
Favoring Them Repealed.
KANSAS CITY. Mo.. June 27. The Em
ployers' Association, with a membership
of nearly SO00, Including most of the
business men of Kansas City, has start
ed a movement to repeal all city laws
that discriminate between union and In
dependent labor. Among the laws that
will bo attacked are several that favor
the product of union labor exclusively,
the most obnoxious to the Employers' As
sociation being that which forbids the
letting by the city of printing contracts
to any but unionized shops. It also will
oppose the eight-hour law now enforced
by the city administration, as well as the
ordinance requiring an applicant for an
engineer's license to be examined by a
board composed entirely of union men.
STATE MOVES TO EXD STRIKE.
Xct Yorlc Labor Commissioner Steps
In in Building: Lockout.
"NEW YORK. June 27. John McMakln.
commissioner of the New York Depart
ment of Labor, acting In his capacity as
chairman of the State Bureau of Media
tion and Arbitration. ha6 addressed a
communication to Otto L. Eidltz. chair
man of the board of governors of the
Building Trades Employers' Association
and to the representatives of the organ
ized employes in the building Industry of
this city, declaring that the serious com
plications arising out of the present tie
up of building operations in this city
make it'necessary for the department to
renew its efforts to bring about a settle
ment of the controversy. The commis
sioner proposes the appointment of a
committee of three to be chosen by each
of the organized trades and occupations
affected to meet a like number of repre
sentatives from each association of em
ployers in the building industry and de
cide upon some mutually satisfactory
plan that will In future tend to prevent
a general cessation of work. The com
missioner asks that the strike "be de
clared off pending negotiations.
Coert Ties Hands of Strikers.
MINNEAPOLIS, June 27. Judge Gray
today granted an injunction against the
Electrical Workers' Union in which he
holds It to be Illegal for the strikers to
conspire to Injure the contractors' busi
ness, to Interfere with such business by
threats .directed against customers or
prospective customers, to notify customers
that contractors are unfair; to go on
premises where contractors are employed;
io interfere with their business -or to or
der union men to quit work on premises
by reason of the fact that certain con
tractors may be employed thereon. The
Injunction is temporary and the unions
will fight it to the court of last resort.
Labor Sleets a. Strike Beard.
CHICAGO. June 27. Conciliation and ar
bitration are to be used by the building
contractors and their organized employes
to bring to an end the constant jurisdic
tional strife that has been the banc of the
industry. Representatives of both employ
ers and employes, at a meeting last night,
formed a Joint board to take up and adjust
all complaints. It -will be given power to
enforce its decisions, which are to be bind
ing. During the last two years, since the
close of the Building Trades Council lock
out, there have been constant ' factional
disputes between the unions. 'Important
building projects haye been delayed, and
much money has been lost.
St. Joaepli FrelKbtbaadlers Strike.
ST. JOSEPH. June 27. One hundred
frelghthandlers, comprising all freight
handlers employed by the Rock Island,
Missouri Pacific, Santa Te and. Grand
Island Railroads, went on strike at 7
o'clock this morning. An Increase of pay
of 25 per cent was asked from May 24.
Employes of the Burlington line are not
members of the union, and refused to
strike. At noon the Missouri Pacific men,
numbering 15, returned to work upon
promises that they should receive the
same pay given In Kansas City. The
strikers are orderly, add the railroads
say they are able to take care of freight.
Textile Workers "Will Give In.
PHILADELPHIA, June 27. An Import
ant movement in the textile workers'
strike was made today, when 1500 woolen
and worsted yarnworkers decided to re
turn to work Monday In the John & James
Robinson carpet and blanket mills. A
committee of strikers called upon the firm
today and were Informed that all who
desired to return on Monday on a basis
of CO hours a week would be given em
ployment. WARNING TO FEUDISTS.
Kentncky Iiiioea Orders Giving: the
Militia at Jackson More Porrer.
JACKSON, Ky., June 27. General Mur
ray today Issued orders Intended to make
more absolute the powers of the xnllltia
In Jackson. The first Instructions are to
the Provost Marshal to report to City
Judge Cardwell and serve any processes
Issued. This more completely Invests
Captain Longmire with the authority of
a Town Marshal. The second order re
cites that absolute safety of life and
property must be maintained in Jack
son, and if any violations of rights, per
sonal or property, shall occur In the
town or In Breathitt County, the com
manding officer will use the troops In
active service to the extreme limit of
The latter order was posted in con
spicuous places over the town. It Is ex
pected to serve the purpose of a warning.
Cheats Mob by Ending- Own Life.
HOT SPRINGS, Ark.. June 27.-JIm
Dougherty, condemned to die August 14
for the murder of Chief of Detectives
Jack Donahue here on Christmas day
last, today deliberately assaulted with a
razor and killed Roger "Williams, a fel
low prisoner In the County JalL and the
leader of the men arrested on the charge
of perpetrating footrace swindles.
Dougherty was searched and relieved
of a razor three weeks ago, during his
trial and he held "Williams responsible
for this action of the officers. Today,
while Williams was stooping over a
wash basin, washing his face, Dougherty
approached from b,ehlnd and, reaching
close under and across his victim's abdo
men, brought the razor across, making
a gash two Inches long. "Williams was
removed to a sanitarium, where he died.
Dougherty was peering into the cells
and calling for other prisoners to come
out Into the corridor that he might
slaughter them when the -jailer arrived
.Vand ajt the point of a revolver drove him
Into his cell.
A mob of 500 people gathered at the
jail tonight and while the Sheriff was
pleading with the people to let the law
take Its course, a female prisoner In the
corridor called out through the windows
that Dougherty had cut his throat. The
Sheriff quickly Investigated, and found
that the murderer had taken the steel
end of his shoe strings, flattened them
out and made a two-Inch Incision on
each side of his throat, causing death.
The mob was allowed to 1ew the re
mains, and quietly and quickly dis
persed. Ex-Tennis Champion Regmlns Title.
PHILADELPHIA, June 27. Miss Marlon
Jones today lost the title of National ten
nis champion to Miss Elizabeth Moore,
former champion. The match was tho
chief feature of the concluding day of the
women's lawn tennis tournament for the
championship of the United States. Sum
mary: Ladies' singles, challenging round Miss
Elizabeth H. Moore, challenger, defeated
Miss M. Jones, holder, 7-5, S-6.
Mixed doubles, final round-Mlss Chap
man and Harry Allen defeated Miss Neely
and W. H. Rowland, 6-4, 7-5".
Men's singles, final round Harry Allen
defeated W. H. Clothier. 6-1. 6-3.
Injured by Falling- Tree.
CORVALLIS. June 27. A telephone
message from the scene announces that
Michael Fllnn was seriously injured while
logging in the woods at the Benton Coun
ty sawmill. 14 miles southwest of town,
this morning. Mr. Fllnn Is an owner In
the mill, and was In charge of the logging
A tree, as It fell, struck against another
tree, and the top of the latter was broken
off. In Its fall the broken part struck
Mr. Fllnn In the back of the head. He re
mained for some time unconscious. Two
doctors have been at the scene during the
day. A recovery Is expected.
Entries for American Henley.
PHILADELPHIA, June 27. The Ameri
can Rowing Association today announced
the entries for the National Regatta.
known as the American Henley, to be held
on the Schuylkill River, July 2. There are
33 entries, including Yale and the Univers
ity of Pennsylvania. Yale will send a sec
and crew and Pennsylvania a composite
crew. Cornell had entered a four-oared
crew, but It was withdrawn some days ago.
The olt-of-town entries are from San Fran
cisco. New York. Boston. Detroit, Balti
more and Toronto.
Service Crippled at Eugene.
EUGENE, Or., June 27. (Special.) The
local telephone exchange .is somewhat
crippled by the strike among the linemen,
and there is now talk of the operators
going out in sympathy with the linemen.
The operators here say they know nothing
of the move to strike.
McGovraa Cannery Nearly Completed.
ILWACO. Wash.. June 27. (Special.)
The machinery is being placed In McGow
an's new cannery, which Is almost com
pleted. It is Intended to have the can
nery in operation by July 10.
Herrera to Meet Downey.
SALT LAKE, June 27. A 20-round fight
between Aurelia Herrera and Jack Dow
ney, both of California, has been arranged
to take place In this city on the night of
POTTER SAILS THE FOURTH.
Many Portland People Will Cele
brate Tals Year at North Beach.
The fact that the Fourth .of July falls
on Saturday and that the T. J. Potter
leaves at 1:00 that afternoon for North
Beach insures a big passenger list for this
Eopular river boat. Many Portland people
ave arranged to make the trip dpwn the
river that day and to spend Sunday at the
favorite North Coast resort. For particu
lars about the Potter and sailing dates. In
quire at the O. R. & N. City Ticket Agent,
Third and Washington streets.
MASCOT FOR KAISER
Americas Fleet Brought Him
Luck, He Says.
Lmore friendly exchanges
Emperor and Prince Heary Are la
Notable Party Breakfast TVItk
Admiral Cotton on the
KIEL. June 27. "When Emperor "Wil
liam was congratulated today at the
launching of the German armored cruiser
Roon, on his yacht Meteor winning the
American cup yesterday, ho replied:
"The American skippers brought me
luck. I would not have won It if they
had not been with me."
The Roon Is .the 11th of Germany's ar
mored cruisers. She was christened by
Countess von "Waldersoe. Rear-Admiral
Cotton, the Captains of the American
warships and the members of the United
States Embassy were In the Emperor's
party. The American squadron saluted
the new cruiser.
Emperor "William and Prince Henry of
Prussia took breakfast with Admiral Coi
ton on board the Kearsarge today. In
the party also were the German Admirals,
Ambassador Tower, Mr. Meyer, American
Ambassador to Italy; Chancellor von Bu
low, Admiral von Tlrpltz, the principal
members of the Emperor's household, all
the members of the United States Em
bassy, all tho captains and executive of
ficers of the American ships and Admiral
Cotton's staff, Cornelius Vanderbllt, R. W.
Goelet, J. H. Smith. James Lawrence and
Edmund Baylies. Admiral Cotton thanked
the Emperor for the cordial manner In
which the squadron had been received.
Four groups of small yachts. In a light
air, started today on a race over a 15-mlle
Admiral Cotton referred to the hospital
ity that had been shown to the Americans
in Gernfan waters. He said that since
he had met the Emperor he understood
why his subjects, were so devoted to him.
The feeling of the Admiral and his men
was that wherever His Majesty led the
Germans would follow. The Admiral
then proposed the health of the Emperor.
Replying. Emperor "William said he
hoped, whatever Impressions the Admiral
and his officers had received they had
been no more than they expected. Eight
years had elapsed since the Imperial en
sign was first flown from an American
warship, the New York. He remem
bered the agreeable Incidents of that visit,
and now he was to add these to the things
that were not forgotten. The only thing
was that the visits were too far apart.
He was convinced that whenever the Stars
and Stripes and the Royal standard met
they should together symbolize peace and
The Emperor then called for three
cheers for the President and people of the
At the conclusion of the breakfast the
Emperor Informed Ambassador Tower
that he wished to give a medal to each of
the three marines who stood behind his
"Would there be any impropriety, your
excellency. In my doing so?" said the Em
"I am sorry to say that our regulations
do not permit It." replied Mr. Tower.
"Then," said the Emperor, "I would like
to give them watches. Just as souvenirs."
"That, elr," answered the Ambassador,
"Is also impossible. They; equally with
myself, are servants of the" country, and
could not accept.
"I cannot even give them a pencil?" con
tinued the Emperor.
"No. Your Majesty." said Mr. Tower.
"Then," said Emperor William. "I will
tell them that I have the disposition to
do so." .
Admiral Cotton, after the Emperor left
the ship, told the three marines. In the
presence of the officers of the ship, what
the Emperor had said.
ALL CREDIT DUE ROOSEVELT.
Germnn Press Says the Friendship of
the Americans Is a Xcvr Things
BERLIN, June 27. The newspapers of
Berlin print the speeches of Emperor
William and Ambassador Tower at the.
Kiel banquet last night mostly without
comment. The National Zeltung regards
them as important demonstrations for the
promotion of German-American relations.
The Tageblatt thinks the speeches breathe
cordiality, sympathy and restored confi
dence, but the paper reverts to the Cogh
lan and Dewey Incidents to show that tho
"friendly spirit of the American Navy for
Germany" is a new thing, and Is due to
President Ttoosevelfs energetic enter
prise. The Tageblatt also says it con-
siders It singular that Ambassador Tower
mentioned the Emperor s gift of plaster
casts to Harvard without alluding to the
statue of Frederick the Great.
The Kreuz Zeltung prints a letter from
Kiel which describes the American sail
ors as "young, slender, sinewy fellows,
with intelligent faces, but in appearance
and bearing exhibiting a carelessness un
known among us.
The writer of the letter adds: "They
are not careful In giving and returning
military salutes, even toward their own
superiors. Their behavior would cause
a Prussian Corporal's hair to stand on
KAISER MAKES FLEET A GIFT.
Flagship Is Presented "With a Beau
tiful Solid Silver Punch Tureen.
WASHINGTON, June 27. The, following
cablegram reached the Navy Department
this afternoon from Rear-Admiral Cotton,
dated Kiel. June 27:
"Last night present at dinner given by
United States Ambassador, attended by
the Emperor, Prince Henry, their staffs
and the officers from the squadron; this
morning attended launching of the Roon.
This afternoon I gave a luncheon to the
Emperor and his staff, Prince Henry and
his staff and to ranking officers of Ger
man Navy: ilso attended by our Ambas
sadors at Berlin and Rome. Emperor
presented Kearsarge a beautiful solid sil
ver punch tureen as souvenir of his visits
to this ship. Tonight officers of squadron
attended ball at Naval Academy."
Squadron to Call on Spain.
WASHINGTON, June 27. Upon the de
parture of the European Squadron from
England, about the middle of July, It will
proceed to Lisbon for a friendly call at
MEAN" PROTECTION AS AX ISSUE.
London Press So Interprets Speeches
of Chamberlain and Balfour.
LONDON, June 27. All the morning
papers make Colonial Secretary Cham
berlain's and Premier Balfour's speeches
at the Constitutional Club the subject of
leading articles which follow party lines.
The most noticeable feature of the oc
casion is acknowledged to have been the
announced harmony between the two
Cabinet Ministers on the questions which
many expect win prove tne rock on
which the Unionist party will remain di
vided. The Colonial Secretary's careful
statement that Mr. Balfour's leadership
Is essential to union and the success of
the Unionist party, followed later by the
statement that a system of preferential
tariffs Is the only system by which the
empire can be kept together,' is taken to
mean that there can no longer remain
any doubt that the Premier and the
i Colonial Secretary have agreed on the
tuture policy. The opposition -papers re
joice, asserting that the difference which
Is known to exist inside the Cabinet
ranks, coupled with the opposition of the
working people in the country, must bring
defeat to the advocates of Mr. Chamber
lain's policy when a general election takes
DenoHHces Chamberlain Policy.
LONDON, June 27.4-Slr William "Ver
non Harcourt, addressing a Liberal dem
onstration at Malwood, Hampshire, to
night, said the spirit of retaliation was
the secret of Colonial Secretary Cham
berlain's political temperament retalia
tion not against Germany alone.
"There is a game," the speaker con
tinued, "which Is too risky, namely, re
taliation upon America, our greatest
friend and most valuable customer."
MAD MULLAH ROUTS BRITISH.
Thirty Officers Are Killed and 20O0
Soldiers Made Prisoners.
PARIS. June 27. A dispatch from Jibu
tll, Somallland. states the Mad Mullah
has destroyed five British posts between
Burao and Bohotle, In Somallland.
Thirty British officers out of 42 whlto
men were killed in the engagements.
Two thousand native soldiers were made
A dispatch from Aden ten days ago
stated that the British lines of communi
cation between Berberaand Bohotle wero
then threatened by the rebellious Mullah
and his forces. Reinforcements compris
ing three companies of the Hampshire
Regiment and 300 native soldiers were or
dered to proceed from Aden to Somall
land June 20. About 14.000 native Abys-
slnians have been co-operating with the
British forces In their efforts to check the
The campaign of Brigadier-General W.
H. Manning, who was sent tc Somall
land last November after the reverses
suffered by Colonel Swayne. having
proved unsuccessful, he was ordered su
perseded June 21 by Major-General C.
C Egerton, In command of the Punjab
It was reported from Aden June 23 that
General Manning and Colonel Cobbe.
who. It was feared, had been cut oft near
Damo, had succeeded In joining their
forces and had reached Bohotle In safety
Operations against the Mullah already
have cost the British Government more
than $2,000,000 and considerable loss of
PEASANTS REXETV RIOTOXG.
Crotta Xovr Has Disturbances of
VIENNA, June 27. Fresh disturbances
of remarkable extent are reported from
Crotla. After a fight between armed peas
ants and gendarmle near the village of
Kulevre on Wednesday, In which four per
sons were killed and seven others seriously
wounded, about ISO persons were arrested
and taken to Warasdln and placed in
prison. The prisoners caused much ex
citement among the Inhabitants, and i
crowd quickly surrounded their place of
confinement with the Intention of neleas
ing them. According to unconfirmed re
ports received here, a fight ensued between
the military and the crowd, during the
progress of which several persons were
Despite the proclamation of martial law
at Ludberg, in consequence of recent riot
ing there, further disturbances have oc
curred and at Koprelnltz, the railway sta
tion was demolished on Friday, and two
railway officials wero dangerously
wounded. The rioters also held up the
fast train for Budapest, and compelled It
to remain at Koprelnltz all night. The
authorities at Agram have sent two bat
tallons of infantry to Warasdln to mln
I The disturbance In Crotla last Sunday
when 200 armed peasants entered Ludberg.
set fire to the savings bank there and de
stroyed several private houses. The ring
leaders of the rioters were arrested next
day. Disturbances have occurred dally
since the first outbreak, and the Govern
ment finally was compelled to repress tho
revolt by military force and to proclaim
martial law. An official report confirms
the statement that nearly 200 peasants
were arrested In three small villages.
ASKS TURKEY TO EXPLAIX.
Bulgaria "Wants to ICnow Why
Troops Arc Being: Concentrated.
CONSTANTINOPLE. June 27. The Bui
garian agent here has asked the Grand
Vizier for an explanation, of the concen
tration of trops at Saltantipe. The Grand
Vizier has professed entire Ignorance
of th'e matter, and has promised to make
(It was announced in a Sofia dispatch
to tho Berlin Lokal Anzelger, June 24.
that the Turks without cause had seized
the village of Saltantipe. which commands
the road to Sofia, with four battalions
and 30 guns.)
Bulgaria "Will Protest.
VIENNA. June 27. Advices from Sofia
say the Bulgarian government Intends
to protest to the powers against the
alarming concentration of Turkish troops
on the frontier of Bulgaria.
RAILROAD GETS BIG CONCESSIONS.
Russia Evidently Intends to Exploit
the Mines of Manchuria.
LONDON, June 27. The St. Petersburg
correspondent of the Dally Chronicle says
the Manchurian Railway authorities have
completed arrangements for through rail
way communication between Moscow and
Port Arthur. The Russians, he adds, evi
dently Intend to exploit the mineral re
sources of Manchuria to their own ad
vantage. The Manchurian Railway has
been given the right to work all .coal
mines situated within 30 miles right and
left of the line for its whole length, and
even outside this limit all concessions
must first be offered to the Manchurian
NEW CABINET IS CONFIRMED.
Emperor of Austria Accepts Count
VIENNA. June 27. Emperor Francis
JoscDh has confirmed the Hungarian Cab
inet formed by Count Hedervary. Dr.
Duklacs. the Minister of Finance: Dr. De
Deranycs, the Minister of Agriculture;
Dr. De Wallaslcs. the Minister of Educa-
tlon; Dr. Lang, the Minister of Industry
and Commerce, and Dr. Plosse, the Min
ister of Justice, retain their portfolios.
General Kolossevary Is Minister of War,
and Herr Tomasics is Minister for Croa
tia and Slavonla.
Count Hedervary will provisionally hold
the portfolio of Minister near the Klns's
person, relinquished by Count Shechenyi,
as well as those of Premier -and Minister
of the Interior.
MORE RULERS RECOGNIZE PETER.
Italy, France, Roumanla 'and Monte
negro Honor New Servian Regime.
BELGRADE. June 27. The Kings of
Italy and Roumanla- and President Loubet,
of France, and Prince Nlchqlas, of Mon
tenegro, have added their congratulations
to those already received by King Peter
from other chiefs of states. The tele
grams are regarded as constituting official
recognition of the new ruler or servia.
Casts Doubt on Loyalty of Roumanla.
VIENNA. June 27. The King" of Rou
manla has withdrawn all the Roumanian
decorations bestowed on officers of the
Sixth Servian Infantry, of which he re
cently resigned the honorary colonelcy.
The Servian War Minister will be in
formed that this action is taken because
of King Charles' Indignation at the as
sassinations of King Alexander and Queen
Draga, In which the Sixth took a leading-
A dispatch from Belgrade says: King
Peter has notified ex-Queen Natalie that
he considers that all the property in the
old palace at Belgrade belongs to her and
that she can dispose of it as she pleases.
CABINET AT CRISIS
France Is Badly Disrupted by
SENATE DOWNS G0VRNMENT
Premier Combes and ex-Premier
Waldeck-Roasseaa Engage in a
Spirited Debate on Ending of
PARIS. June 27. In the Senate'today the
debate on the government project requir
ing communities to build schools In place
of those of "the religious congregations
brouirht out a divergence of views from
Prefnler Combes and ex-Premier Waldeck-
Rousseau. the litter re-entering the de
bates for the first time in months. M.
Combes supported the law, and M. Wal-deck-Rousseau,
who followed, pointed out
the enormous cost Involved, nearly S2o,ow,-
000. and urged caution, lest the benefits of
the law of 1S01 be checked. The faenate
decided to discuss the law In detail, thus
constituting a partial check to the gov
ernment plan to limit the discussion of the
measure as a whole.
The .reappearance of M. Waldeck-Rous-
seau aroused intense Interest, and his op
position to the policy of his successor a3
president of the Council created a dis
tinct sensation. His speech, Immediately
following that of Premier Combes, em
phasized the divergence of the opinions of
tho present and ex-Premier, and, as If to
give approval to M. Waldeck-Rousseau'3
view, the Senate voted in support of his
contention. This, following the narrow
governmentmajorlty In the Chamber yes
terday, led to much excited comment re
gardlng the permanency of the Combes
The President df the Council in his
speech gave no evidence of any Intention
to retire, but stated that the. Minister did
not Intend to permit minor reverses to
precipitate a Cabinet crisis.
M. Waldeck-Rousseau s opposition as
sumed added significance because of its
being made on the eve of the Summer ad.
Journment of Parliament, the present ses
sion of which only remains to M. Combes
to secure the passage of the remainder of
the measures making up the general pol
icy of the government. In connection
with the disbanding of the congregations.
three important measures are still before
First, providing for the nonauthorlza-
tlon of female orders; second, forbidding
ex-members of congregations to teach
during a period of three years, and, third.
providing that lay schools shall take the
place of those under control of congrega
tions which have been closed.
The last mentioned was the subject of
today's debate. The Premier, In his
speech, supported strongly the necessity
for lay schools, and denied the claims
that the establishment of such schools
would Involve enormous cost. He com
plained that whenever It was sought to
carry out the school law, the opposition
organized riots and disorders, and finally
declared himself strong In the confidence
that the country and the law were be
M. "Waldeck-Rousseau spoke with much
vehemence. Referring to the law of 1901,
he said that measure had precise and def
inite objects, but this fact seemed to have
been entirely lost sight of, in proof of
which he asserted that the Government
-was trying to obtain results which the
law never contemplated. It was Impos
sible, he said, to carry out In a few
months a law passed after 30 years' ef
fort, affecting thousands of persons.
"I do not blame the energy of partisans
whose policy Is all or nothing," he con
tinued, "but what is needed Is the appli
cation of the law, not less firm, but more
patiently and more moderately. We did
not hold that we settled by the legislation
of 1S01 all "the difficulties arising in an
old country like France from the relations
between the states and religious fac
Speaking to M. Combes, the ex-Premier
"If you want the country to follow you.
you must Justify decrees against religions
by regularly voted laws. I have protested
too strongly -against secret court-martials
to approve the secrecy of your proced
The latter remark is taken to refer to
the plan to secure the adoption of the
measure as a whole, without discussion in
The Senate passed three sections of the
measure, and the debate was then post
poned until Tuesday.
TRAIN THROWN FROM TRACK.
One Hundred Spaniards Are Injured
In a Railway Accident.
MADRID, June 27. A train on the Bil-
bao-Saragossa Railway was thrown from
the track and overturned at Nejertlla
River this evening and 100 persons wero
Expects Early Action on Treaty.
LONDON, June 27. The Times' corres
pondent at Shanghai telegraphs that the
Chinese treaty commissioners are in
formed that the Pekin Government ex
pects an early ratification of the British
treaty, which, says the correspondent. Is
advisable, because, while article S has
not been accepted In Its entirety by all
the other powers. Its spirit Is adopted In
the present American and Japanese ne
gotiations. New Battalion for Manchuria.
ST. fiTiiKSBUitiT, June 27. A new
trans-Amur railroad battalion Is being or
ganized In Turkestan for service in Man
New Greek Cabinet.
ATHENS, Greece, June 27. M. Theoto-
kls, a former Premier, has succeeded In
forming a new Cabinet, with himself as
Premier and Foreign Minister.
PUT UNDER BOND.
(Continued from First Page.)
slon he said that there was absolutely no
crime proven, and that In his opinion the
accused could not be held.
Final Pleas of Lawyers.
F. P. Mays, who also appeared for the
defense, said that If a crime had -been
committed against the Government, it
was by the homestead entrymen and their
witnesses, who had given assumed names
in each of the six final proofs In question.
and thus imposed on Miss Ware, who, he
declared, was their innocent victim. Pos
itively nothing had been developed which
connected Mr. McKlnley with the fraud
in even the most remote degree. He de
clared that the Government's efforts had
failed absolutely, and that nothing re
mained but to discharge the defendants.
Mr. Hall closed for the Government in
. a. forcible and dramatic speech, which oc
cupled a quarter of an hour. He said the
case in question was a conspiracy to se
cure valuable timber lands for specula
tive purposes by covering them up with
alleged homestead entries. The lands not
only were not subject to homestead, but
the men purporting to make such entries
had no existence, and were the fictions
of McKlnley. and that Miss Ware execut
ed fraudulent proof papers, .forged the
names of claimants and witnesses and
acknowledged the same, all at the dicta
tlon of McKlnley. r
At ons point In his speech Judge O'Day
interrupted to ask if the intention of the
Government was not to- give the public
domain to settlers. "Yes, the Govern
ment is willing and ready to. give it
away." retorted air. uau, oui nui w
timber thieves. Not to men like McKln
ley. who seek to acquire it by fraud and
sell It to other speculators."
Commissioner Sl'aden Decides.
At the close of Mr. Hall's speech. Com
missioner Sladen rendered his decision.
which was as follows:
Gentlemen I am thoroguhly convinced from
the evidence before us here that a crime naa
been committed aralnst the Government in ac
quiring title to these land. This Is shown by
the evidence of Mr. Veatcb, the lores, ranger.
who has resided In the vicinity of the lands
for 40 years ar.l has been over them weekly
for the four Summers past: by the liveryman
from Cottage Grove, who has resided there for
50 years; by Mr. Lurch, the merchant, by
Frank Mclntyre, by Mr. Jennings, by all the
witnesses who have lived where these entry
men are said to iave lived. They testify that
they never saw nor heard of. any one of
these persons and that no such Improvements
exist on the land as are described In the final
proofs. They aiso swear that the topography
of the country Is such that no such Improve
ments could possibly have been made. There,
Is no doubt In my mind that fraud has been
I canno. but think from the evidence that
Horace G. McKlnley Is connected with that
fraud. The evidence of his connection wua
the deeds which have been nut in evidence 13
of such a character as to convince me that
he must have had guilty knowledge of the at
tcmnted frud unon the Government in these
land transactions, and I therefore feel that I
must hold him to appear before tne grana
I regret to ear that I must also noia iiiss
Ware. Her youth and inexperience convince
me. however, that she could not have origin
ated the fraud In the case, which have been
presented to the court. I feel satisfied myself
that she was under the. direction maniresuy oi
those who were older In years and "mora expe
I must hold them both for their appearanco
before the grand Jury under good and suffi
Unless the Government has objections to
offer. I will hold that they remain under the
bonds the same as now, hold them, namely
Handwriting Expert Testifies.
The morning session was devoted to the
testimony of John A. Wesco, uuy iiua
and. Clyde Lloyd-
Mr. Wesco's examination had to ao en
tirely with expert testimony as to the
signatures on homestead applications and
proofs, and certain interlineations in a
deed offered in evidence.
He was shown the signature of Robert
Simnson attached to the deed to a tract
of land transferred to Edwin Hotoson,
alone with the writing of Horace G. Mo
Klnley, Miss Marie Ware and Clyde
Lloyd, and asked to give his opinion as to
who made certiln Interlineations. Mr.
"Wesco, after an examination that lasted
several minutes, said that the interline,
atlons appeared to be those of McKlnley.
On examining the reputed homestead ap
plication of James E. Warwick, wltn
Droofs and affidavits attached, Mr. Wesco
gave It as his opinion that Miss Ware had
signed tho names purporting to be those
of the applicant and witnesses. The same
was the case with all the applications
and other papers submitted for examina
tion. The signatures all appeared to him
to have been written by Miss Ware.
Only In one Instance was Mr. Wesco not
sure as to tho Identity of the signature,
and that was with relation to that of
Georxe E. Thompson.
As for the others, Tupman, Warwick,
Carlson, Heme and Watklns, he was mor
ally sure, from the standpoint of an ex
pert offering expert testimony, that the
writing, was that of Miss Ware. It was
evident, Mr. Wesco said, from the slml
larlty noticeable between several letters,
denoting In appreciable measure a same
ness of movement In fashioning the let
Guy Huff, a distinguished bartender, of
Eugene, who wears white socks and has
all the hall marks of a village cut-up,
was next called. The prosecution couldn't
do much with Mr. Huff, and Attqrney
Hall seemed glad to let loose, although he
was a Government witness. The- defense
showed him marked consideration, h6w
ever, and questioned him not at all. His
testimony had something to do with the
signing of names to homestead appllca
tlons. but he denied signing any but his
own. He asserted that he and Mr. Mc
Klnley had not fallen out, and that there
fore Mr. McKlnley had done no wrong so
far as he knew.
Clyde Lloyd, who picked up- the hot end
and shows some animus toward Miss
Ware and McKlnley, was recalled for a
short time and testified further concern
ing the relations of himself and McKln
ley. With his testimony the Government
rested its case, and an adjournment was
taken until 2 o'clock.
The action of Commissioner Sladen is
regarded as a great victory for Special
Inspector Greene and United States At
torney Hall. Mr. Greene has worked for
months In unearthing land frauds In Ore
gon, and to his ceaseless and untiring ef
forts the commitment of Miss Ware and
McKlnley is largely due, as the evidence
against them was secured by him. The
case was admirably conducted by Mr,
Hall, and his reputation as a prosecutor
has been greatly enhanced by this victory.
He feels well satisfied with the result, and
is confident that the defendants will be
indicted by the grand Jury.
Both Miss Ware and Mr. McKlnley re
fuse to discuss the situation, but their
attorneys seem sanguine of establishing
their Innocence, should the case go to the
The matter will come before the grand
Jury early In October, and, should a true
bill be returned against the defendants.
the case will be tried before Judge Bel
linger and the petit Jury. In the mean
time, the principals will be at liberty un
der their bonds.
The Federal officers are greatly elated
over the advantage gained, as this state.
according to their statements, Is a hotbed
of land fraud and corruption, and the fate
of Miss Ware and Mr. McKlnley will have
a wholesome effect on other speculators.
Guatemala expresses Sympathy.
WASHINGTON. June 27. Leslla
Coombs. United States Minister to Guat-!
emala, has transmitted to the State De
partment, as likely to Interest the people
of the localities named, a letter of con
dolence from Juan Barrios, the Guate
malan Minister of Foreign Affairs, upon
the recent disasters at Topeka and ;
Institute of Homeopathy Opens.
BOSTON, June 27. The nineteenth an
nual convention of the American Insti
tute of Homeopathy convened today. The
number of attendants at the convention.
as shown by the registration and badges
given out. was 1238.
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