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VOL. XXIV-NO. 50.
PORTLAND, OREGON, SUNDAY 3IORXES"G, DECEMBER 10, 1005.
PRICE FIVE CEXTS.
Nation Blindly Stag
gers in Revolution.
MANY FACTIONS STRUGGLE
Leaders of Revolt Move Se
cretly but Boldly.
MUTINY CANKERS THE ARMY
Wltte Anxious to Resign, but Czar
Holds Mm Threatened Attack
on Russian Bastile Mas
lmovlch a New Jfero.
ST. PETERSBURG, via Eydtkuhnen,
Dec lo.4-Speclal.) But one question is
being asked at present in thla unhaopy
country, "Whero is the revolution leading
Russia? It is the one all-important sub
ject before the people, and happy would
be the man who could foresee just what
is ahead. But thjs is Impossible. The
best-informed men can only guess at
what may come to pass. All is chaos
and disorder and, what is worse, there
Is no light ahead. Russia today might
well be likened to a giant staggering down
a blind alley in the blackest midnight
He knows not where his path leads: he
cannot tell where pitfalls are before him.
The end o it all can only be guessed
And no; prediction Is of any value.
For this revolution Is a terrible thing.
It has paralyzed industry, it has ruined
all business, it has tied up the postal
and telegraph service and, when it de
sired. It .has effectually stopped all rail
road traffic It .has been responsible for
crimes .unspeakable; It has caused thej
bloo ft Russian patriots to How from one
end pf the empire to the ether; it has ar
rayed eise anst eteee iuM was against
mas; It has bred mutiny In the "navy" r3
created -dissensien " 7jVtli soldiers:
it has caused the peau'ivrle against
the -tyrant who "fer centuries b&ve dat-
kutWd-them. afrd grejind them to the
earth. It has practically nulelfiefl the au
thority of, the government and given to
the proletariat powers he never dreamed
of possessing 12 months ago, because he
has learned how he may bend all author
ity, even that of the Cxar, to his will..
No Strong Hand to Guide.
The revolution has rushed blindly in a
thousand directions. It has made great
leaps, then it has halted for a moment in
the face of some unexpected check from
the government, but it haa only hesitated
for a moment, before turning in another
direction to rush into new excesses. The
most paralyzing feature of it all Is that
there Is. no bead to the revolution. With
a strong man to take the helm. Russia
might weather the storm from the reign
of terror that it is felt must come. But
there Is no controlling mind; there is no
man strong enough to command obedi
ence from the millions who are striving
to obtain liberty, of which they have re
ceived but a taste, and know not how to
proceed tp obtain it. There is little won
der then that the question. Where is the
revolution leading Russia? is on the Hps
of every one. In the struggle between
monarchist, royalist, bureaucrat, consti
tutionalist, conservative, radical, peasant,
eoclallst, proletariat, anarchist and a hun
dred other "lsts," who will win? To
which cause will enough people rally to
Bive it control? No one can answer.
In the awful turmoil it is not strange
there should be great fear lest, before
conditions are adjusted and the country
passes into a state where It is possible for
nil to live, it will experience a reign of
terror, the like of which the world has
never . seen.
Loyalty of Army Shaken.
Will the government be able to eventu
ally assert Itself and restore order, or
wifl the throne fall? If the army remains
loyal, perhaps the problem will be worked
out and Russia may continue as a mon
archy with constitutional limitations. But
it is extremely problematical whether the
army will remain loyal. In Manchuria
the troops are on the verge of open re
volt. There have been already outbreaks
of minor .importance, but they show the
temper of the soldiers. Throughout Rus
sia proper there la hardly a garrison that
is not in a state of mutiny. The frequent
mutinies that have occurred have proven
conclusively that at least a considerable
part of the army is not loyal. The ques
tion of the army's loyalty can hardly be
tested until it becomes time to establish
a dictatorship. This will probably be the
last resort of the Czar, and, if it falls,
Nicholas will probably be a monarch with
out a kingdom, if. indeed, his life is not
forfeited. And the revolution has hardly
commenced. There have been revolution
ary outbreaks in nearly every town and
hamlet in the country, but they do not
really represent the revolutloru. In many
Instances they have been Incited by bu
reaucrats with the insane idea, of forcing
the Czar to reinstate the autocracy, which
is now' impossible.
Secret Organizers or Revolt.
The real revolution that is to be de
cided 'is not to be an affair of street
brawls, xautlntes of the garrisons, clashes
between revolutionary hotheads and the
troops and sheutlng of defiance to the
Caar and the government. The real revo
lution isiar deeper, quieter, more power
tul, tiH:et UBt.-threteHiBg. It is 'the!
force that organized the great railroad
strike: that wrung from the Cxar his
grant of a constitution, which has not
been put in operation. It is the power
that has tied up the telegraph lines and
put the postal service out of commission-bit
is the Influence that aroused all
Russia to think, to compare the condi
tions of the subjects of the Czar with
that of the people of every other civilized
Final Blow Is Delayed. ,
At the present time the revolution is
resting. The leaders are waiting. They
know the time to strike has not yet at
rlved. When they do fire the mine, the
world will probably stand aghast at the
havoc that will be wrought. The revolu
tionary leaders approve of the outbreaks
that have occurred. They give the gov
ernment plenty to. do in quelling these
disorders, which are no sooner put down
in one spot than they break out in an
other and distract the attention of the
authorities from themselves. But the
revolution Itself is too gigantic to be
represented by these outbreaks, serious
as some of them have been and serious
ly as they have threatened the stability
of the government. These outbreaks have
been uncertain and some have failed.
When the revolution really breaks, it
will not be uncertain, nor will it fail, if
the government docs not yield to the de
mands of the revolutionists before they
are ready to launch the revolution. Then
will" come the deluge. Without a real head
for the various interests striving for the
mastery; -with all semblance of authority
swept away, as it probably will be. what
else can happen but civil war of the
worst description? And while the revolu
tion is halting, waiting to sec if the
government will yield without the last
resort to force, -the Czar is still tempor
izing. Witte Ready lo Give Up.
Premier Wltte is almost helpless. He
is held back by his own Ministers. Del
uged with thousands of conflicting de
mands fort reform, he can accomplish
little. If he is given time, he may work
the miracle, but will he be given time?
The revolutionists are determined on one
thing, they will have their demands
granted. They are waiting to give the
government a chance to grant them, be
cause the revolution has not been com
pletely organized. When It is. if the
need of revolution has not passed, it will
be launched In earnest.
Count Witte has held the middle
ground, and in doing so antagonized
everyone. He Is ready to lay down his
portfolio, but the Czar will not allow him
to do so. Should this only strong man of
Russia give up the struggle, then noth
ing can save the country' from complete
anarchy. The reactionaries hate him
and the Radicals distrust him. But he
is necessary to save the Czar for a little
while longer. But there arc few people
who really hope he will be able to weath
er the storm.
3an of Action "Wanted.
' WIth Witte gone, who is left? Among
the intellectuals onlv fVmnt TvOetni on,
piaxini Gorky loom abbve the crowd.
Tolstoi would solve Russia's problem by
gMng the land to the peasants and In
stituting the single-tax system. Gorky,
once himself a tramp and prophet .of the
oppressed, would institute a sort of so
cialism, based upon equality and broth
erhood. But what the revolution needs now is
men of action rather than men of
thought; men who can direct the awaken
ing of Russia's millions into something
besides blindness, rage and aimless de
struction. And there are no such men In
sight. Therein lies the greatest danger.
The rise of even a strong revolutionist
would be welcomed by the great majori
ty of the people, because they would
then feel some confidence that if the
revolution docs break it will be guided
in some certain direction.
But while the revolutionary leaders are
waiting the revolution is progressing. It
is making headway every day. Each
day sees some development of signifi
cance. The power of the revolutionists
has Just been demonstrated afresh In the
energy which was Injected Into Hie postal
and telegraph strike. The authorities
have boasted that the strike would be
brought to a pedy termination. At
a meeting today attended by 20 tele
graph 'officials an answer to these boasts
was framed In the passage of resolutions
declaring tha the strike will go on until
the demands of the operators arc com
plied with. Other resolutions were
adopted warning the government, Count
Wlttcc and Minister Durnovo that the
world should not be deceived through
the reports that have been given out
lhat the strike Is weakening because of
the determination of the men not to up
Force Jews to Sell Out.
There is great significance as well in
a meeting called for tonight, when a pow
erful group of tradesmen will consider
the question of making an attempt to
buy out all the Jewish business in St.
Petersburg and thus Insure the with
drawal of the Jews from the business
world. The proposition has been made
to pay the JewlBh tradesmen of the city
140.000.000 roubles for their combined
business enterprises and stocks of goods.
If the Jews refuse to sell out at the
figures offered by the tradesmen the
threat is openly made that their shops
will be plundered and destroyed. The
movement that has just been inaugurat
ed may lead to anti-Semite outbreaks
here similar to those that have occurred
in otner Russian cities. A religious
demonstration has been organized fdr
tomorrow, and anti-Jewish sentiment
may crop out at that tinic.
Mutiny at Capital.
There were fresh developments yester
day showing the mutinous feeling exist
ing among army and navy forces. The
more Important demonstrations occurred
here and at the Schluesselburg fortress,
although small mutinies are reported
from several points. In this city It was
necessary to call out a strong force of
soldiers to surround the sailors of the
Fourteenth and Eighteenth naval divi
sions In order to send them to the fort
ress at Crondstadt. These sailors have
been on the verge of mutiny for weeks.
One of the men boldly addressed Ad
miral Niedermlllcr. saying:
"You. should be drowned in our blood.
Tou want to herd us together so that you
can repeat the massacre of Sevastopol.
The sailors barricaded themselves in
their barracks and refused to move. A
strong force of soldiers finally corralled
the mutinefvrs a.n& forced them-to board
.barges which carried them, to Cronstadt.
AtSchleseelberg.fortress, locatedon an
PROUD MY F0H
Battleship Named After Her
Launched and Christened
MISS GOODING IS SPONSOR
Sister Ship of Mississippi and One of
Largest and Swiftest Peer of
Any In Armament and
PHILADELPHIA. Dec J. (Special.
Christened by the youngest sponsor that
ever gave a name to a ship of war In this
country, the battleship Idaho was launch
ed, at Cramp s shipyard at 12:17 today.
illss Louise. May Gooding, the 1 "-year-
BATTLESHIP IDAHO AND MISS COOPING, vjUuflRTJER ,
" - " ." ,' ADDITION
old daughter of. Governor Gooding. waA,
accorded the" privilege of shattering the
traditional ' gold-netted botttle of cham
pagne against the brow of the mighty
"I christen thee Idaho!" she cried. In
clear, distinct tones, as, the big battleship
started on its journey - down the ways.
Vlth the grace of a swan Jt took its dip.
Fully 10.0W persons witnessed the launch
ing, the largest crowd ever seen at
On the christening platform a dlstln-.-guished
company was assembled. Repre
senting the state were Governor and Mrs.
Gooding, Colonel WPliam C Hunter, of
the Governor's staff; Chief Justice and
Mrs. C O. Stockslager and about 30 citi
zens of Idaho, including Senator Dubois.
Senator Hey burn and Congressman
French, and their wives.
Lunch Follows Launching.
Immediately after the launching -the
members of the christening party and
500 invited guests were piloted to the
mould loft, where they were guests of
the Cramp Company at luncheon. The
loft had been prettily decorated. After
the luncheon Mr. Gooding, the Senators
and others made appropriate speeches.
At the -launching no one felt more proud
or more elated than the Governor's
daughter. Shortly before she' was escort
ed to the christening stand she was pre
sented with a beautiful gold locket, set
with diamonds and pearls and a gold
chain, by officials of the company.
The Idaho looks very different today
from the way she will appear when com
pleted. She Is now half finished. Her hull
below water line Is completed, but her
upper works are a mere skeleton, and. In
a coat of bright red paint, present a strik
ing appearance. None of the armor has'
been placed as yet, her sides now being
temporarily protected with heavy timbers.
She has every .appearance of an unfinished
Ship Takes Water Well.
The launching was set for noon, when
the tide was at flood. The christening
party arrived promptly, and Immediately
250 workmen with sledgehammers drove
In wedges to raise the vessel from her
keel and knocked props from beneath her
hulL The preliminaries occupied 17 min
utes. As the last block was cut away
some one cried:
At the same Instant there was the tre
mor of the hull the 'young sponsor had
looked for. The ship gave a great heave.
'Slowly she started to glide down the
greased ways. Miss Gooding raised the
bottle aloft. It crashed against the bow,
the wine gushed forth and sizzled on the
bow plates. To the cheering of thousands,
the din of steam whistles and the waving
of many white handkerchiefs, the Idaho
rode down gracefully and took the -dip
beautifully. She pushed out well Into the
Delaware River and was then towed back
to a slip close bj her sister ship, the Mis
sissippi, where she will have her armor
put on and machinery installed.
Distinguished Idaho Party.
Among those who witnessed the launch
ing were: Miss Yeatman. Mr. and Mrs.
L. J. Pal iser. Miss Louise 9harp!ess. Miss
Bffie Sharpies, B. EL Rich. B. W. Ross.
wW. B. Lleuallen. Mr. and Mrs. C C Bald-tei-ston,
Mr.' aad Mrs. Charles Salderston.
iH.L. BaMwatMitaa4 ttMerfias Jf elite
Wood, Mrs. W. B. Bdredge, Mr. and Mrs.
a A. Aney, Mrs. Jacob G&Ibraltfc. Miss
Margaretta Galbraith. W. EL Lee, O. II.
Fields. Miss M. V. Swcetnow.
Gorcmor- Good lag will leave tomorrow
afternoon for Washlagtw. where he will
remain a week.
CONSTRUCTION OF THE IDAHO.
She Will Be One of Umj Most Com
PHILADELPHIA. Dec 9. (Special.)
The Idaho is the Sth. battleship to be
added to the modern American Navy.
With her sister ship, the Mississippi, she
was authorized by the act of March 3.
lid. was placed under contract January
25. 3SOI. and by the terms of that contract
must be completed and turned over to the
Government by May 25. ISO. She will
cost approximately I3.CC0.CC0.
Though one bf the latest battleships,
the Idaho Is not one of the largest In
our Navy. In size she closely resembles
the historic Oregon, but differs from that
ship in having less armor, but greater ar
mament. The Idabor though much
smaller than many recently built battle
ships, is as heavily armed as any. and by
many naval ofrtcers is considered an Ideal
engine of naval warfare
To be exact, the Idaho haa a length of
273 feet, and a breadth of 77 feet, with a
displacement of 13.000 tons. There are 13
battleships of greater dimensions, and 10
of them havo greater tonnage. For in
stance, the Connecticut, Kansas. Louis
iana. Minnesota. New Hampshire and
Vermont each have a length of CO feet
and displacement of 16.0CO tons. 1hey
are the largest battleships of the Amer-
lean Navy.. Several others measun
leet irom stem to stera ana we
Missouri and Ohio are 2SS feet ov
but these three ships 'have 'less ton:
than the Idaho.
Larger Than" the Oregon. '
The Oregon, on the other hand, meas
ures but 31S "feet from jend to epd, and
has a displacement of only 10,324 tons.
The record madeby this ship in the
Spanish War. -as compared to the record
of spme of. the larger ships, demonstrates
very clearly that size Is not the deter
mining" factor In the usefulness or effec
tiveness of a battleship.
The Idaho Is designed to develop a
speed of 17 knots an hour, but .all the
ships built by the Cramps have exceeded
the speed requirement, and it is to be
presumed that the Idaho will do the
same. This is a good average speed for
a battleship: it is more speed than the
Oregon developed: It Is more speed than,
half the battleships of our Navy produced
on their trials: though it Is below the
speed required of some of the monster
battleships of greater dimensions than
On her trial, before she. is fully
equipped, the Idaho will draw 24 feet 8
inches of water: -her mean draft when
fully loaded will be 27 feet 14 Inches.
This full load will Include tilled bunkers,
which have a capacity of 17S0 tons of
Equal to Any in Guns.
The most interesting feature of every
warship, and in a sense the most im
portant. Is her armament; her batteries.
In this particular the Idaho wll be the
peer of any battleship of the American
Navy. Her main battery will Include
four 12-Inch breech-loading rifles; eight
S-Inch breech-loading rifles, eight 7-Inch
breech-loading rifles and two 15-inch tor
pedo tubes. 4jThls will be supplemented by
a secondary battery, comprising 12 3-Inch.
14-pounder rapid-fire guns, six 3-pounder
semi-automatic guns, two 1-po under auto
matic guns, two 1-pounder rapld-flre
.guns, two 3-Inch fleldpleces. two machine
guns of .30 caliber, and six automatic
guns of the same caliber.
The batteries of the, Idaho are larger
than those of the Oregon In all respects,
save one the Oregon carried, four 13-lnch
rifles, while the largest guns of the Idaho
will be of 12-inch bore. Since the Oregon
was built naval experts have decided that
12- Inch rifles arc equally as effective as
13- Inch, and less expensive. For this
reason the 13-lnch gun Is no longer man
ufactured, and the Idaho will be equipped
with the heaviest guns that are supplied
to latter-day battleships.
While the battleship Is built under con
tract, her guns arc manufactured by the
Government at the naval gun factory In
Washington. In fact, all the large rifles
on board the different American war
ships have been built by Uncle Sam In
his own shops.
Guns Mounted in Turrets.
The 12-inch guns will be mounted In
pairs. In two electrically controlled el
liptical turrets, two on the forward deck,
and two on the main deck aft- The S
Inch guns will be mounted in pairs in
four electrically controlled elliptical tur
rets, two tnrretK on either side of the
ship. The 7-inch guns will be mounted
behind 7-lnch armor, along either side of
the vessel on the main deck. The guns
of the secondary battery will be dis
tributed over the ship, in protected posi
tions, where they can have a large arc of
unobstructed tire. Their chief use. will
be in feoaftllR eperatloae. and In case &C
close cowibat witx. the enemy.
When the OrefM was bwHt It was the
' ' '
Or-(UMjft SOOBLNG. WHO CHRISTENED Tilt: LATEST
EMIT OF POLE
TO BE COMPLETED
Captain Amundsen the First
to Traverse the Famed
With Captain Mogg, of One of the
Frozcn-In ' Whalers, He Makes
700-MIIc Joarncy Over
Iand to Eagle.
SEATTLE. Dec 9. By special arrange
ment the Post-Intelligencer secured the
following from Eagle tonight via Dawson:
Captain Ronald Amundsen, the Norwe
gian scientist and navigator, is at the
Heath Hotel at Eagle, and will remain
In the'Ndrth until he hears from Nansen
by mall.' Besides "his. cable message, he
has sent a mall report to Nansen. soldered
up In a brasa cylinder weighing 21 pounds.
Captain Mogg. of the San Francisco
whaler Bonanza, wrecked off King Point,
accompanied the explorer on his 700-mile
Amundsen states- that he has traversed
the entire lengtho'f the far-famed North
west Passage, -being the. first .man to do
so. traveling from 'cast to west. 'On
Boothia .-Islands he took 'accurate astro
nomical .observations within 0 -miles of
the. magnetic pole." He believes that he
passed over the pole .He states as a re-sult-of-
his .woric-that former navigators
have7been "correct in their observations
and. the pole has not shifted.
. i . f
Saw Graves or Franklin's Men.
Amundsen passed the graves of three of
Franklin'smen "and saw the gravestones
creeled by Sjr John Franklin.
At the mouth pf the Mackenzie. Amund
sen reports that the declination of the
needle Is 45 degrees east.
Mogg. who accompanied the explorer,
reports that there are five whalers caught
in the ice at Herschel Island. Their
crews Include 2CO men. and two officers
w1ve are with the party. The women,
several officers and some men have start
ed to mush over the Ice to Point Bar
row with the purpose of going to Nome.
The whalers are plentifully supplied
with provisions to hold out until next Au
gust, and there are plenty of caribou,
mountain sheep and musk ox close at
hand. The Icebound whalers have physi
cians with them and a sufficient supply of
Dr. Vdrlcle Will Accompany.
Amundsen expects to start back to his
ship with the Northwest mounted police
this Winter, taking with him Dr. Varl
cle, the French explorer, who has organ
ized in Seattle and' Dawson an exploration
society. When the ice opens up he ex
pects to continue his Journey to .the west
ward, completing the circumnavigation of
the globe traveling through Arctic waters.
Photographs taken on the trip will be
sent from Eagle by the first m usher. j
BILLY SUNDAY MAY Die
Baseball Evan gel 1st Faints on Plat
form and 3Iay Never Recover.
BURLINGTON. Ia.. Dec ?. (Special.)
Billy Sunday, the famous baseball evan
gelist, broke down at. the revival here to
night, and his death is feared. Sunday
had started to preach to a crowd of 4000
people, when he toppled over on the plat
form In a faint- He- has been preaching
steadily day and night for months; and
for the past week has not slept. It is
-feared he may never recover hie remark
able speaking power.
BULLET ENDSEASY LIFE
Robert BaltaHtyitc, Despondent Over
Ill-Health, Commits Saiclde.
NEW YORK. Dec 9. (SpecfoUJ-Refeert-
D. BaHaatyue. the mllKosalre aad society
matt, ahot sind kilted himself at-the haiiie.
of ate SBoilMr. at.Newa.rk. N. J., tSBigfct.
was X years old and unmarried. His
grandfather was Peter Ballantyne. the
founder of the Arm of E. Ballantyne &
Sons, brewers- Mrs. Ballantyne. the
mother of the. dead man. Is estimated to
be worth S,CO?.6e. and she Is the ac
knowledged ' leader of Newark society.
Robert Ballantyne devoted but little time
to the' busings, but led the life of a gen
tleman of leisure No reason for the sui
cide, except that for. some time he had
been troubled wish physical ailments' that
on several occasions had brought him
near to death.
COLLEGE HAS FAMOUS PARK
Manltou Estate of 15,000 Acres Is
Given to Colorado Institution.
COLORADO SPRINGS. Colo., Dec. 9.
Dr. William F. Slocum. president of Colo
rado College, today announced that Gen
eral W. J. Palmer and Dr. W. A. Ball
have presented to the college the exten
sive estate known as Manltou Park, lo
cated 20 miles west of this city. The
park consists of 15,000 acres of land, two
thirds of which Is covered by forest and
the rest Includes a fine hotel and a num-,
ber of cottages, the entire property Is
valued at 1150.000. The purpose of the
gift Is to establish a school of forestry
for Colorado College and the revenue
from the famous mountain resort will be
used in the endowment of the school.
CONTENTS TODAY'S PAPER
YESTERDAY'S Maximum temperature, 43
deg.; minimum. 37.
TODAT'S FIr. variable winds.
Strong man needed to lead nation through
revolution. Page 1.
Mutiny among troops, grows more serious.
Telegraph strike strengthened by threats of
Czar's ukase granting freedom of press.
Dissensions in Cabinet. Page
Balfour opens British political, campaign.
Von Buelow answers Bebet's attack. Page
Battleship Idaho launched at Philadelphia.
Presldenfs new policy toward Venezuela.
Admiral Dewey makes great speech on Navy.
Indignation meeting at Boston about old
ship Constitution. Page -.
Radical measure for control of corporations
proposed to Congress. Page 18.
Hoeh asks-other states to loin in campaign
'against Standard OIL. Page 2.
Governor Cummins favors .Government con
trol 'or corporations. Page IS.
Mania of millionaires for divorce and
actresses. Page 1.
Chicago and Des Moines women - champion
race-suicide. Page 4.
Gridiron' .Club has fun with celebrities.
Four ships ashore on Lower Atlantic Ocean.
Page 2. ' '
Corvallis , team walk oft fleid: Multnomah
win?. to is Pag 1.
President Qulnlan of Columbia University
favors revising foootbs.ll rules. Page IT.'
Percy J. Megargel will cross American
desert ia automobile. Page 17.
Seattle Athfetlc Club defeats Astoria, 35 to 0.
Los Angeles takes third game In champion
ship series vrlth Tacoma. 3 to 2. Page 10.
Football rules committee discusses reform.
SLx-day bicycle race won by Hoot and Fog
ler. Page PJ.
Captain Amundsen expects to -continue the
circuit of the North Pole. Page 1.
Fire on Echo Mountain threatens the Mount
Lowe observatory. Page -I.
Ralph Rose, college athlete, arrested as a
hobo. Page 4.
Sheriff of King County.- "Washington, has de
clared that gambling must cease. Page 5.
Eugene R. Day. Idaho millionaire, sued by
wife of a -year. Page 4.
Linn County tax levy causes comment at
Salem. Page 5.
Southern Oregon miner confesses to con
spiracy to steal rich, gold ore. Page 4.
CpBsmercial aad Maziae.
Potato shippers take steps against unfair
grading of shipping stock. Page 39.
Good undertone to stock market. Page 33.
Wheat closes firm at Chicago. Page 33.
Sixth series of wool sales at London closes.
Weekly bank statement again unfavorable.
Fancy apptea 'and potatoes firm at San
Francisco. Page 33.
Captain and carpenter bf the British ship
Hyderabad have been shipmates for 33
years. Page ,J9.
Steamer and schooner go ashore on Atlantic
Coast. Page 18.
Porttaad aad Yldaity.
Puter-McKlnley crowd swindle Eastern In
vestors out of many thousands. - Page- 10.
Eighteen of the Republican committee of 24
hold conference. Page 14.
Larry McLean makes unwelcome discovery
that some unknown mother had left her
infant la his apartments. Page 10.
John M. Gearln's Democratic record Js that
of a stalwart. Page S.
Speculation as to future of hop market.
Milwaukle gambling cases thrown out of
court by Judge Frazer. Page 8.
Superintendent of Public Instruction wants
agriculture taught in rural schools.
Police will make few arrests for Acting Mu
nicipal Judge to. try. Page 36.
Bruin prfives himself a. failure in Police
Department. Page 10.
Catholic clergy and laity will give Arch
bishop Christie cordial welcome home.
Plans for Senator Mitchell's funeral. Page 24.
Portland solicitor for meat company falls
heir to 1100.000 and gold mine in Alaska.
Books recommended tor children. Page 13.
Business men will make next excursion to
California. Page 13.
Alaska wants to do Its trading la Portland
Instead of Seattle. Page 34.
Benefit at the Baker nets S600 for the
Loubet fund. Page 10.
Democrats will celebrate Jackson day.
Featares aad Deyartaeats.
Editorial. Page 6.
Church aBaouscments. Page 33.
Claactaed advertisements. Pages 19.23.
Real ltlag of beasts: Page 33.
Paid S36.0O0 for & now ro-e. Page 37.
King Alfoaso, the greatest flirt In Europe.
New "frontier tows sear Porttafid. Page 48.
Bobble Bums' asld Brig e Ayr saved. Page
Portlaad pessimist in Europe. Page 43.
Judge Williams recollectiees. Page 43.
Mb Tlagle's cee-klag lessos. Page
Frederic J. Hasfcia's letter. Page 44.
AsAblUes-s of 'crippled sewsfeoy. Page 3.
B4aes realty la great demaad. Page 32.
Bo-k reviews, ?age 4.
ScaU Page? 'J4-27, .
Dramatic .Pages 28-38. ,
MstcaL Page 31.
HaasMd. aad..fahlSL Pas -.42-43.
BY NEW RICHES
Many Millionaires Who
WOH BY ACTRESSES1 CHARMS
Corey Only the Last Addition
to Long List.
RUIN CAME TO SOME MEN
When Wealth Comes, Their Love
Wanders to Xcw Objects and Di
vorce Suits and Scandal
Stain Their Fame.
SUBJECTS OF SCANDAL'S TONGUE;
The sensational affair of President
Corey, of the Steel Trust, has cJlled
attention to other men of millions
whose domestic affairs have caused
widespread scandal.' The more recent
and prominent may be listed" as fol
"William B. Leeds, formerly of Rich
mond. Ind.. and known as the "Tlnplate
K!njr," Induced hie wife to sue for dl
vorce and then married Mrs. Nonnle
Stewart Worthlngton. of Cleveland, who
had carted from her husband.
Daniel G. Reld, formerly of Richmond,
Ind.. after the death of his first wife,
married Clarissa. Agnew. a young woman
of the comic opera stase.
Frank A. Magortan, Trenton. X. J.,
became Infatuated with the wife of ' an
employe: both secured divorces and
were married. This marked hla -financial
Henry M. Flagler, known as the "King
of Florida. When his first wife became
Insane, he bad passed In Florida, a law
which enabled him to divorce her. and
then he. married Mary. Lily Kenan, of
Antonio Terry, son of a rich Cuban
pUntef. "sought for four years to get
rid of. h! wife, and. when she died
during- The litigation, he married Sibyl
Sanderson, a former prima donna.
James Street, formerly of Englewood.
N. J., and a. 'steamship corn pan y presi
dent, deserted his wife for Ednl Miller,
a. ntenographer. and was driven to ob
scurity when the affair became known.
Alan A. "Wood, an aged widower of
Pittsburg, secretly married Go!dle,Mohr,
Henry TT. Oliver, of Plttlburg. After
his death Mrs. Margaret Kingsley de
manded money of his estate to support
Harry Thaw, of Pittsbunr, recently
married Evelyn Nesblt, a former act.
resa and dancer.
- I . r I - V T T T T T 1 T T . f
NEW TORK. Dec. 9. (Special.) "What
microbe attacks men who suddenly ac
quire riches, that causes them to desert
their wives, the women who have aided
them In amassing- their millions, to take
up with butterflies of the gilded stage?"
This question comes abruptly to the front
in connection with the domestic scandal
In the life- of President Ellis Corey, pf
the United States Steel Corporation, who
Is charged with a desire to shed his faith
ful wif. the woman who educated him
and gave him his start In business, that
he may- marry Mabella Gilman. New
York, Philadelphia. Cleveland and Pitts
burg, more especially Pittsburg, society
has been eadly torn by these scandals.
Leeds, Tlnplate Millionaire.
William B. Leeds, who flashed out of
Richmond. Ind.. and speedily became a.
multi-millionaire, was about first of. the
list. His home life had been Ideal until
he became rich,, then be beheld .Mrs. Non
nie Stewart Worthlngton, wife of a gay
youngster of good family. Within two
years Leeds and Mrs. Worthlngton each
secured a divorce from their mates and
Frank A. Magowan, Mayor of Trenton,
N. J... stands out well In the list as hav
ing married a. poor girl who helped him
become rich and powerful. Then Magow
an became enamored of the wife of a
man named Barnes, employed in one of
his factories. Magowan and the 'woman
both obtained divorces after long .fights
in the courts, but it marked the downfall
Flagler, King of Florida.
One of the richest men in the United
States Is Henry M. Flaglerf sometimes
called the "King of Florida." He was an
original partner In the Standard Oil Com
pany with John D. Rockefeller. In 1SS3,
when he was a Croesus, he married a
woman In Philadelphia, Ida Shrouds, the
daughter of a clergyman. For a number
of years she has been insane and still
lives In a sanitarium near Newark. It
was Mr. Flagler who made Florida the
.great Winter resort of America, For his
benefit the Florida Legislature, in 3901.
enacted a law providing that incurable
insanity of four years' duration should be
legal grounds for divorce. Ten days after
the measure became a. law "Mr. Flagler
applied for and was granted a1 divorce
from Ida. Shrouds Flagler on the -ground
that she was. incurably insenc Two
months after the decree was signed Mr.
Flagler, then 2 years old, was married
again In 'North Carolina, to. Mary Lily
Kenan, aged 36. the daughter of a hlghly-
Teapected old family of the state. The
bride's wedding gift was K00e,m
The case of Antonio Terry and Sybil
3aadrsoa is so familiar to the PaelQc
Coast that it calls for no retelling here.
A plain, hard-working man was James
H .ihtiiitrftaftwafc Ue kead, HtJ.