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THE SUNDAY ORJEGONIAX, PORTLAND, JUlAr 9, lUOiJ.
opment League meeting at Eugene In
CALIFORNIA CURED FRUIT.
Committee of Valley Develop
ment League Meets.
BOOST WESTERN OREGON
Development of Yaqtilna Bay, and
Initiative on Railroad Tax Law
Arc Also .Recommended at '
Prune Market Very Firm, With Buy
ers Willing: to Pay.Advunccs.
SAX FRANCISCO. July S. (3pecIaU
The California cured-fruit market re
mains quiet, but dealers are not forclnp
buslne?s. and prices are steady. Peaches
now have a firmer tone, with Ideas of
sellers about hi cent higher. The recent
hot weather Is hastening all fruits to
ward maturity. The prune market la
very firm, with buyers now more willing
to pay the advance generally demanded
by growers. Nothing new has lately de
Loading authorities do not now figure
the California wheat crop at mare than
103,000 to 450.000 tons, owing to damage by
rust and other cause. This fact Ik mak
ing the local wheat market very strong.
December receded to J1.45 at the start,
following a Slump in Chicago, but quickly
rallied to J1.4Ci. The barley crop will
also be much lighter than was expected.
December rose to S3 cents and spot to Jl
to. $1.0. Oats were stronger. Feed
stuffs and hay were steady. Flour was
Peaches were In larger supply and eas
ier, but other tree fruits In good condi
tion remained active and Arm. Shipping
SALEM. Or.. July S. (Special.") In ac
cordance with a resolution adopted at
the Independence meeting of the "Willam
ett Valley Development League, a general
committee on legislation met here : today , stocj ,n feIr 69mand for iomo;
regular steamer for Puget Sound
Offerings of heat-damaged potatoes were
large and prices weak, but selected stock
was In light supply and firm. Yellow
unions were strong under good shipping
demand. The green corn market was de
moralized. AH dairy products were quiet and un
changed. Receipts: Butter. 47.10 pounds;
cheese, JPOO pounds; eggs, 23,500 dozen.
ATTEMPT TO CLOSE "COUNTRY
CLUB" RESORT AT MILWAUKEE.
appointed subcommittees and adopted
resolutions favoring the enactment of a
rate law, the building of branch railroads,
the Improvement of Yaquina harbor and
the enactment of a railroad tax law by
the people under the initiative.
President E. Hofer, of the league,
called the meeting and presided over
Its deliberations. Among those present
from other parts of the state were the
John Wortman. president First National j
Bank, MeMInnvllle: W. P. Elmore, sires-
ident Bank of Brownsville; G. A. Hurley,
attornev and real .estate dealer. Independ- i
ence; uharles Grlssen. president uregon
Fire Relief Association. MeMInnvllle;
Thomas K. Campbell, president Pacific
Timber Company, Cdttagc Grove: J. A.
Aupperle. flouring mills and sawmill. Jef
ferson: Dr. Leroy Lewis, dentist, MeMInn
vllle; Hon. G. "Vv. Griffin, hardware mer
chant, Eugene; Fred C. Veal, chair manu
facturer, Albany: William De Haven,
hardware merchant. MeMInnvllle.
The resolutions adopted were as follows:
Whereas, The newspapers aro filled with
reports of proposed extensions of railroads
in Oregon, and the people are liable to be
deceived into expecting the general devel
opment of this state through general con
struction of railroads, we must not lose
sight of the fact that the task of securing
better transportation facilities for Oregon
Is extremely difficult.
Not only has there been formed a com
pact between the heads of great corpora
tions io prevent railroad extensions In
Oregon territory, but these high officials
are In position on Wall street and in
the moneyed centers of the world to dis
courage any new transcontinental line
from coming into or throuRh Oregon to
the Pacific Coast; therefore, be It
Favor Rate Law.
Resolved, That we favor the enactment
of a rate law. following in the example
of Washington and other states, as an
absolute necessity to Oregon if our ship
pers and industries arc to exnand on
terms of equality and Justice to all parts i
ot the state. We favor a rate law drawn
up in the Interest of the sawmills, manu
facturers. Jobbers, cattle-dealers, grain
and produce buyers, and for the general
Drotoctlon and promotion of our vital in
dustries, including mining, logging and
It Is only by vrotecting thf great inte
rior of the state against destructive common-point
competition that we can nor
mally develop the whole of Oregon. Self
ish interests at large centers are always
willing to enjoy advantages at the expense
of the Inland Empire. Losses from ex
cessive low freifiht rates at cities like
i-oniana are. souent to he made un on..: r t -vriitv-nuiHa rnrt ran triorf In
DUtrlct Attorney Alien Out of Terrs,
asd Trinl of C.ratton nnd
May lie Delnyrd.
OREGON CITY, Or., July S.-1 Special.)
Sheriff J. R. Shaver today. Just before
noon, wont to Milwaukle and arrested
Isaac Gratton and M. G. Nease. two of
the prprletors and managers of the Mil
waukle Country Club, at that place.
Charles Duncan, the third perjan for
whom Sheriff Shaver had a warrant, was
not to be found. Gratton and Neasc were
taken before J. W. Grasle. Justice of the
peace for the Milwaukle district, and their
preliminary examinations wore set for
next Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Both
of the defendants were released on their
recognizance pending their preliminary
In the warrants upon which they were
arrested, Gratton and Nease are charged
with the crime of "willfully committing
an act which grossly disturbs the public
peace, openly outrages the public decency
and is injurious1 to the public morals.
Circuit Judge McBride will convene an
adjourned term of the Clackamas County
Court In this city Monday and will re
main in the city practically all of the
week, but It is understood District Attor
ney Allen will not be in attendance and
for that reason It Is not known whether
or not the case against the proprietors
IF YOU WANT TO KNOW WHAT
SMARTLY DRESSED MEN WILL
WEAR THIS SEASON, ASK
' . BEN SELLING
MADE WITH THE SAME CARE
AND ATTENTION TO DE
TAIL AS ALL OUR
PRICED RIGHT s
$15 to $25
LARGEST STOCK OF BOYS
CLOTHING IN THE CITY
S HiVi?,t2SJni;-J;0AW4 the Circuit Court without further delay
ing for the rights of the Interior to better i,)l0u,d waive a preliminary exami
nation in ine jusuce Louri ai .miiwu.uk.ic.
In causing the arrest of Gratton and
- the Corvallls & Lastorn. he allowed i r-n-,',- ,, , . .
lie unextended for a quarter of a a'Ta5,st Contractor Charles L. Lind. ac-
trangportatlon facilities will ever develop
W.e believe in using nil the means In
the hands of the people to encourage rail
road extensions by such reasonable en
couragement to construction of new lines
as will result In the development of the
Interior of Oregon, and without waiting
20 years fpr what the people are manifest
ly entitled to receive at present.
cv Railroads Wanted.
Resolved. That the Willamette Valley
Development League is ready to co-operate
with every section of the state to se
cure speedy development of Eastern and
Western Oregon, and especially the Coast
region. We realize fully the value of the
proposed extensions to the Clearwater
country in Idaho, and from Shaniko to
Bend, as promoting Portland commercial
Interests and opening the interior to set- !
tlement. But Western Oregon has far .
greater interest in the development of a 1
harbor on the west const at Tillamook. !
at laquina. or at Coos Bay.
The jasagc of the Killinssworth bill '
nas made It posf.lblc for the Roed syndi
cate to float bonds In London for the con
struction of a line from Hillsboro to Til
lamook. The same law will protect com
petitive linos that should be constructed
from the Willamette Vallev Into the great
;entral region of Oregon through the old
military road pass, from the Willamette
Vahey to Coos Bay. from Salem through
Polk County into the Siletz country, where
the richest farming, dairy and timber
ands In the world await development.
Resolved. That we believe another deep
water harbor on the west coast of Orc
KIU wItn a railroad leading to it from the
VJllnmette Valley, is indispensable, if
this state Is to be built up and made pop
ulous and prosperous. We cannot expect
nelp from outside sources unlc's.? -we show
i disposition to help ourselves, and we are
jonvincrd that there is enough capital and
snergy in Western Oroson to accomplish
this result, and that the time Is now ripe
for this undertaking.
In no country In the world equally rich
ui resources wouiu ine oiu uregon I'aclitc.
Taxation Law Favored.
Resolved. That we favor the enactment
by initiative of a taxation law. and ree
Dinmehd that the committees appointed
here today to draft laws affecting the
transportation interests in Oregon act'
with moderation. Judgment and intelli
gence in the Interest of nil Oregon. If
railroad property In this state Is not taxed
is much as In other states, let that be
remedied. But let no law be enacted
that will prevent capital from going into
railroad construction In Oregon. We are
of the opinion that railroads to the coast
and into the Interior will do more to de
velop this statu than all else combined.
This state would do better to exempt
for a period of years new capital that
might be Invested In railroad building
than to pass any tax law that would be
unjust to the railroads now here. But
certainly the limits of moderation have
Seen reached If. as seems to be the unde
niable fact, in return for moderate taxa
tion the people of this state have been
rewarded with policies of retrogression In
construction and strangulation of their
:lndustrics and development. But even In
the face of such manifest injustice to this
commonwealth, no Injustice should be
lone by the committees nailed here today.
W. P. Elmore, of Brownsville, gave the
sommittee a statement bf the sen-ice
given, by the Southern Pacific on the
Woodburn-Springfield division, showing
that the passenger train runs only from
Woodburn to Siiverton. the remainder of
Ihe road having only an accommodation
train service. The president of the league
R-as directed to assist the people of
Brownsville In presenting a petition to
the Southern Pacific asking for bettor
The following subcommittee wore
Committee to draft rate law Thomas
K. Campbell Cottage Grove, chairman;
Jonn Wortman. MeMInnvllle: J. G. Gra
ham. Salem: S A. Lowell. Pendleton; W.
B. Sherman secretary Miners Associa
tion. Grant's Pass.
Coir.mltte to draft tax law John A.
Carson, Salem: G. W. Griffin. Eugene; J.
A. Aupperle. Jefferson: G. A. Hurley. In
dependence; B. F. Jones, Toledo.
Executive committee and heard of di
rectors l gather statistics and compile
Information about tonnage and resources
of country desiring railroad extensions
Charles GrJssen MeMInnvllle;" W. H. Hol
lis. Forest Grove; L. R. Stlnson. Salem;
TV. P. Elmore. Brownsville; L. J. Simpson.
President Hofer was made cx-officio
chairman of the legislative committee.
$&::'3t CeprO 1905
zr' ' giiT w. c. BOTli
Nease today. Sheriff Shaver experienced
no Inconvenience, Inasmuch as the move
was anticipated by the officials of the Mil
waukle Club. Sheriff Shaver announces
Ills determination to put an ond to gam
bling in Clackamas County and In the
steps he has taken he has the backing of
the District Prosecutor. Deputy District
Attorney C. Schuebel was at Aftorla yes
terday, where he consulted with District
Attorney Allen and immediately upon his
return Sheriff Shaver, accompanied by
Constable Trqmbath, closed Oregon City
tight and then visited the Milwaukle re
The gambling fraternity, by way of re
taliation, is making numerous threats of
co-operating with the officials to the end
that Oregon City and Clackamas County
shall be closed In the strictest f?nse of
the term. Among the threat" Is Included
.the closing of saloons all day Sunday
and limiting the hours during which these
resorts may transact business. The dis
carding of all nickcl-ln-Jhe-slot cigar
machine. may also be demanded, and If
the saloon men become angered, there la
a strong probability that they will pro
ceed to have the laws strictly enforced
with respect to traffic In liquors by the
Foreman of Rock - Crusher
Gives Them High Praise.
NO COMPLAINTS ARE HEARD
EIGHT-HOUR LAW IS UPHELD
Judge Nctcrcr, nt RclIIwghani, Over
rules Contractor's Demurrer.
BELLINGHAM. July . Judge Netcrer.
of the Superior Court, today upheld the
eight-hour law of this state by overrul
ing the demurrer submitted on constitu
tional grounds by the defendant In the
suit brought by the State of Washington
cused of violating the law. which fixes
the number of hours In a day for which
laborers may be employed on public
ghe commutes will report at the Devel- J jSSrto all druggiet5Vc
Gambling Story Not Substantiated.
TILLAMOOK. Or.. July S. (Special.)
W. J. Stephens was arrested on a com
plaint sworn to by T. F. Larson for gam.
bling. and given a hearing before Justice
Alley. Larson alleges that Stephens,
Howard, Edmunds and William Bosky
made him partly drunk nnd then induced
him to gamble, when he lost between J70
and fSO. Edmunds nnd Bosky skipped out
of town on Sunday to avoid arrest. As
there was no corroborative evidence to
substantiate the Informant's statement,
the Justice dismissed the case against
Twice before, Larsen has "squealed"
and had large sums lost at gambling re
turned to him.
Girl Violates- Her Parole.
SEATTLE. July S. Helen Fay Buck,
a young woman wanted by Chief of Po
lice Dlnan of San Francisco for violat
ing the conditions of a parole given by
a Judge In a California Superior Court,
was arrested here this afternoon. The
San Francisco authorities have been no
tified to come for her. The fugitive was
convicted recently on a grand larceny
charge. The girl will fight extradition.
Wheat at Titcoma.
TACOMA. July 9. Wheat Unchanged.
Milling bluestcm No. 1. SSc; club No. 1.
U. S. soldiers who served in Cuba dur
ing the Spanish War know what this dis
ease is. and that ordinary remedies have
little more effect than so much water.
Cuban diarrhoea is almost as severe and
dangerous as a mild attack of cholera.
There Is one remedy, however, that can
always be depended upon, as will be seen
bv the following certificate from Mrs.
Minnie Jacob, of H' uston. Texas: -I
herebv certify that t hamberlain's Colic.
Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy cured my
husband of a scrc attack of Cuban diar
rhoea, which he brought home from Cuba.
Wc bad several doctors, but they did him
no good. One bottle of this remedy cured
him. as our neighbors will testify. I
thank uoa ior so vaiuaoie a medicine."
Great Liberty Is Allowed nnd the
Men Are Given Credit for
Double Time While Work
ing on the Hon ds.
SALEM. Or., July S. (Special.) "We
get more work out of convicts than I ever
have out of free laboring men." declared
Foreman C.J. Bllladcau. ot the Marlon
County rock-crushing force, when a ques
tion upon that point was put to him. "I
have employed a great many men on this
kind of work and know how much men
will do. If we hired our men wc would
have to pay J1.75 a day. The state pris
oners we are working do considerably
more than the men we would get at that
price per day. and they work without
The foreman's statement Is confirmed by
other men who have watched the 20 con
victs handling rock for the crusher. It
has been generally said and bolieved that
convict labor is not worth much, for the
reason that the men working under com
pulsion will fhirk. Largely upon that
theory prison labor has been leased at
SS cents a day In the stove foundry,
where many of the men become skilled
and perform work that free labor would
receive 13 to ft a day for doing. The ex
perience of the foreman of the rock
cruahlng gang Is that free laborers shirk
more than the convicts do: In fact, he
has no complaint of time-killing on the
part of the convict.
The rock-cruther Is located at the foot
of a hill of volcanic rock eight mllo
south of Salem. The convicts loosen the
rock by blasting, and It rolls down the hill
In pieces varying in size from one Inch
to a foot through. The rock Is already
broken to that size, and the blasting Is
merely for the purpose of loosening It.
The prisoners then put the rock into
wheelbarrows, roll It about 50 feet to the
crupher and dump It Into a hopper, from
which it slides between the Jaw of the
A steam propelled elevator carries the
crushed rock up to a revolving screen,
which sorts It according to size. The rock
then falls Into bins and farmers drive un
der with wagons and let the rock run into
the wagon beds. The coarser rock Is
hauled upon the road firrt and when this
has been pecked down with a heavy
steam roller, a finer layer of rock 1
put on and rolled and finally a layer of
the finest rock Is put on the surface and
rolled. The surface is then nearly as
smooth as pavement, for the rock breaks
Into rectangular and triangular pieces
and packs together firmly. Several miles
of road south of Salem have been sur
faced In that way. and where the rock
has been put on there Is no mud In "Win
ter nor dust in Summer.
At the present time the force of men
working the crusher are convicts, while
the farmers contribute most of the labor
of men and teams for hauling the rock
to the roads. The county hires nome la
bor. When this year's work has been
completed It can be determined whether
It will pay to work convicts on the pub
Two guards are employed to take charge
of gang of 30 men. It is probable Wiat
.11 they were willing to take some chageea
the prisoners could overpower the guards,
seize the rifles and escape. By watching
for opportunities the men can sometimes
sneak away Into the woods and escape.
Two have already csvaped In this manner
from the gang working on the Hall's
Ferry road. Most of the men employed
on the road are short-term men, and
as they get credit for double time while
working on the roads, they are generally
satisfied to work without making an ef
fort to get away.
Men employed on the rock-crusher have
more freedom than one would suppose.
They talk freely with each other while
working and In the evening th,ey play
ball or engage In other amusements. Two
convicts" cook for the gang.
VALE TO HAVE A RAILROAD
Over Half the Stock Has Already
VALE. Or.. July S. (Special.) The
Incorporators of the Vale & Malheur
Valley Railroad Company, completed
the organization of the enterprise June
2?. by the election of directors and of
ficers. The directors are: L. B. Rlne
hart. M. G. Hope. E. A. Clark. J. W.
McCuIIocii and Frank Petrle. Officers
elected are: E. A. Clark, president: J.
W. McCulloch. vice-president: M. G.
Hope, treasurer, and Frank Petrle. secre
tary. The capital stock of the company Is
$15800. over half of which has been
subscribed, and It is expected that
work will be commenced at once. The
road Is to start from Vale, and con
nect with the Oregon Short Line some
where near Ontario or Arcadia, In Mal
FIRST TIME IX THE HISTORY
THE IDAHO CITV.
WALKED INTO 11 BUST
rU.MP.HAX AT E. A E. MIXE IS
BLOWN TO PIECES.
Sappo.ned to Have Left II! Post and
Arrived at Spot Jut as
SIJMPTER. Or.. July S. (Special.)
TImotny J. Ryan, pumpman at the E.
&. E. mine, was literally blown to pieces
this evening at 5 o'clock by a blast.
He was stationed at the bottom of the
main shaft when the explosion oc
curred. He is supposed to have left his
post to go to another portion of the
mine and walked directly Into the zone
of the blast.
Only portions of the man's body were
recovered, the lower limbs being all
that could be picked up Intact. The de
ceased left a wife and son, the latter
living at Granite.
JUDGE IS ORDERED TO JAIIi
Failed to Appear When Served With
NEW WESTMINSTER. B. C July S.
(Special.) An order was made In the.
Supreme Court nere today to have
Judge Leamy. of Greenwood, B. C.
committed to Jail for contempt of
court for not appearing before the
Registrar when ordered to 'do so by a
Judgment summons. Judgment was
given against him for $200 owing a
man named Jenns. This is the first
time such a thing has occurred in
Record to Be Morning Tribune.
EVERETT. Wash.. July S. (Special.)
The Everett Record announces this even
ing that it will hereafter appear as the
Everett Morning Tribune, the firat Issue
to be neat Tuesday morning.
Republican Council Taken Actios to
Offset Platform of Democratic
Candidate for the Mayoralty.
BOISE. Idaho. July 8. (Special.) For
the first time In the history of this city,
the saloons are to be closed on Sunday,
the doors having been closed at 12 o'clock
tonight, to remain closed until 6 Monday
morning. No yaloons ever closed here be
fore excepting on election days, and they
had no locks. These had to be supplied
this afternoon after the Mayor signed the
This is a move In one .of the hottest
campaigns ever waged In this city, the
Republican Council having passed the or
dinance to relieve the tide that is running
against Mr. Pinney, Republican candidate
for Mayor. It provides for Sunday clos
ing and zsldnight closing on other days.
Another ordinance passed at the saibc
time raises the city license from $209 to
J5f0 a year. There is a difference of opin
ion ibout xh.o political effect of the move,
but tha opponents of Pinney claim they
will, elect Hayes end ke.p the ordlnaat'e
on the books.
Convicts Crossed the Dead Line.
SACRAMENTO. Cal., July S. News has
Just been received here that two con
victs were shot by a guard at tho State
Prison at Folaom last Monday for step
ping outside the line while being marched
into the prison in the evening. Each man
received a bullet wound In the leg and
both are In the prison hospital. The men
tvlll iinvpr. I
The men who were shot were Convict
Gray, of Los Angeles, sent up to serve
three years, and Convict Jobasc
Stockton, sentenced la serve iv) ye
WE CAN CUMTYO
r Twt rfermo-Vetrlc Inntltuto aiid School to
Stammerers of Detroit. Michigan. EsUfcUsbed !
if.va .nrH thnuunrin. Gold ildxl iwinM
WorUTu Flr. St. Loots. lOOi. Kecomraended by. pSyite
Uns. educators, clergymen- and ttrdsite TeryTraeTtJ
This Institution bM a Western Branch at rortUadfrlUi.
a rery Urtte class of pupils la attendance men asV
women. slrLi and boys alt atsev.tea tortity. Manyaaj
been cuied In three weeks, but Hto to six week U t.
in,.m.ii.riiilr!. will ! 1b Portland en Ooer-
14th. Will accept pnall natll September 1st. A. A
posrrcvx. absolute cttjce quabantixbl I
Writs at once for particular aaa terms. II jou reau', i
this paper aaa sena e eenia in iuan wj cotci- tVLi
l win sena yoa cur cioia doubo..-qu yp
Orlzln and Treatment ot Stammerlas. ' free olokargtt
JlildreS wrr.T.TATsr T. US WIS
"Western ReprweatattTo Asaoclata 7Til?
8."V.Cor. 18taand3tal4hStraet3 S
2Jote No pupils accepted at Pertlaad aftt Sept.lss
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