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PORTLAND, OREGON, SUNDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 10, 1909,
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UL. 'A.A.V11X. , - ,
TAKE PURSE AIM
Fight Against Control
of Tammany. .
HEARST TO DECLARE HIMSELF
At Mass Meeting Editor Will
BANNARD STILL TO RUN
Murphy and" His Henchmen Say
"Political Deal" Because Hearst
Is to Enter Gaynor Loudly
NEW YORK, Oct. 9.-With William
Randolph Hearst's name as an additional
asset to the Republican-fusion ticket.
New York's municipal campaign shaped
Itself definitely today as a fight to oust
Tammany Hall from control of the city
finances. Both Hearst and Otto T. Ban
riard, the Republican nominee, say that
their election is a matter of secondary
consideration so long as the rest of the
fusion ticket wins out. for this will mean
Tammany defeat In the Board of Esti
mate, which controls the pursestrings of
the greater city and Is a medium through
which economy or extravagance faay be
exercised, regardless of the Mayor.
Hearst's- followers, now known as the
Civio Alliance, having accepted hto con
ditions, arrangements to obtain the sig
natures requisite to make his nomination
legal are. already under way.
May Make Mayor Impotent.
Anti-Tammany men say- that, even
If Justice William J. Gaynor, the Demo
cratic nominee, is elected, they will
accomplish the real, practical defeat of
Tammany if they put into office the
nominees on either the Republican ot
the Civic Alliance lists below the head
of the ticket. " A Tammany Mayor,
they say. would be nearly powerless
without control of the various boards
operating the city government. At the
same time they point to Judge Gay
nor's recent refusal to accept respon
sibility for the Gaynor candidate, and
refer to this as evidence that. If elected
without his associates on the ticket, he
will refuse to stand as a Tammany
For these reasons, unusual attention
is being concentrated on the minor
candidates. There seems, little doubt
that Hearst's ticket will contain near
ly all. If not all. the candidates for the
city' offices below that of Mayor al
ready nominated by the Republican fu
sion ticket. '
Hearst to Declare Himself.
William M. Ivlns, the Republican who
ran against Hearst and McClellan four
years ago. Issued a statement tonight. It
was through Ivlns, largely, that Hearst
was Induced to enter this year's cam
paign, a circumstance that has caused
Tammany to cry that a Republican al
liance is on foot. Mr. Ivins' statement
says In part:
"There will be a mass meeting at Car
negie Hall on Monday night to put Mr.
Hearst In nomination. A platform will
be presented for adoption. Mr. Hearst
will attend the meettlng in person and
declare his attitude with respect to the
entire matter of city government."
Hearst's friends all predict that he is
ready to make another whirlwind cam
paign such as he made in 19(5.
Bannard Will Xot Quit.
Bannard and the Republican leaders
expresssed nothing but satisfaction to
day at Hearst's entering the field. All
talk of Bannard's withdrawal and allow
ing Hearst to head the ticket to victory
was denounced as preposterous. Bannard
would win, they said.
Charles F. Murphy and other Tammany
leaders brand the entrance of Hearst as
"dealing." but at the same time say that
Justice Gaynor will be victorious. Justice
Gaynor was outspoken in his expression
of displeasure at Hearst's entry into the
"I am going through experiences of
breach of faith and plighted word that I
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POET'S LIFE WORK
GOES UP IN SMOKE
CHARLES WARREN STODDARD
BURNS HIS" POEMS.
Author Consigns Unpublished Gems
to Flames Day Before Death.
Last Efforts Pessimistic.
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 9. (Special.)
After a search of his former rooms In
Boston and his recent quarters at Mon
terey, the literary executors of Charles
Warren Stoddard discovered today that
the author of the "South Sea Isle" had
burned all the manuscript of unpublished
as well as of published poems, the day
before his death.
The story goes, that realising that- his
end was near, Stoddard called his house-i,-
hi. herislrie and told her to pre
pare a Are on the hearth. One by ono,
he went over the manuscripts that lay on
a coverlid and when he had finished the
reading with a wave of the hand he con
signed them to the flames.
In this manner he saw hla life's work
virtually turn to ashes, for In addition
to the poems that never saw the light of
publicity, he destroyed every verse of his
that had been published.. The facts were
brought to the surface through the efforts
of Ina Colbrith, the poet, and a Mr. Rob
ertson, publisher, to get possession of the
dead singer's poems for the purpose of
gathering them all into one volume and
publishing them. .
Stoddard, In his last days, wrote two
poems, "In the Shadow" and "When Life
Frowns." Both were very pessimistic
and In great contrast to his usual op
timism. These he burned with the other
work that his friends regarded as among
his beet poems.
JUROR'S BABY GIRL. DYING
Dramatic Interruption' of Trial by
SEATTLE, Wash., Oct. 9. (Special.)
"Judge, the telegram says that my little
baby girl Is- dying."
It was one -of the Jurors in Judge
Gilliam's department of the Superior
Court who spoke after the messenger
boy had appeared In court.
A hush fell over the crowded room.
The prosecutor stood nervously by,
tapplnf the table with his pencil. He
had been Interrupted while questioning
the prosecuting witness and right .at
the important feature.
John Jaset, accused of a brutal
crime, was on trial. The case had pro
ceeded for two hours when the pro
ceeding was Interrupted by a wild
eyed, red-haired messenger boy rushing
up to the jury box and asking for
J. A. Brown.- '
Judge Gilliam thought for a moment
and then said:
Ton may go, and may your child
DEATH HAND BRUSHES HER
Caught in Trestle, Train Rushes To
ward Frantic Woman.
SEATTLE, Oct. 9. (Special.) Strug
gling between ties of the Northern Pa
cific trestle over the tide flats with a
broken leg, an aged Indian woman
watched the swiftly moving passenger
train No. - 7 bearing down . upon her
shortly after 8 o'clock this morning.
Frantically she waved her arms and
cried for help.
The engineer raw her, applied the
air fcnd reversed his engine, sharply
bringing the long train to a stop with
the pilot rubbing the woman's clothing.
The crew got out, carried the injured
woman into the train and left -her at
Argo to be removed to the County Hos
pital. . -
The woman had started to walk the
long trestle. Seeing the train ap
proaching, she became excited and in
trying to get off fell between two
ties and broke a leg. Helpless, she lay
in the middle of the track.
RICHES' FALL ON OLD MAN
Aged Switchman Gets 940,000 Pen
sion Left by Carnegie.
SAN ANTONIO.- Tex., Oat. 9. James
Fagan. an aged switchman here, received
official word today that a Carnegie pen
sion of W0.O00 was awaiting his disposi
tion. Fagau worked ob. the Pennsylvania
Railway when Mr. Carnegie was his
division superintendent, and. the J40.000 Is
accummulation of a snug pension put
aside some years ago for the switchman.
TRUSTS HELP FIX
RATES IS CHARGE
Coast Jobbers Are Held
COMPLEX SCHEDULES SHOWN
Railroad Figures Differ Widely
W00DW0RTH IS CORNERED
Admits Northern Pacific Profits Are
Large, Then Insists Kvery Rate Is
Too Low Much Business Will
Be Lost to the Company.
BY H. G. CALL VERT.
SEATTLE, Wash., Oct. 9. (Staff Cor
respondence.) To offset the tables sub
mitted by the Pacific Coast commercial
bodies tending. to show discriminations
against the Coast as between distribu
tive rates eastward from the Coast and
distributive rates westward from Mis
souri River terminals, the railroads
this afternoon submitted a batch of
schedules prepared by their own ex
perts. The principal difference Is In the ter
ritory chosen for comparison with the
Pacific Coast, and of course the results
show a wide variance from the results
obtained by the commercial bodies. "A
bunch of intermountain tariffs," was
the characterization given the east
bound schedules by Attorney Joseph N.
Teal, of Portland.
Grip of. Octopus Is Felt.
Controversies over these tabulated
figures, and the intimation brought out
by the complainants that the trusts
had exerted their "influence over the
railroads in securing rates discrimina
tory against Pacific Coast manufactur
ers were the features of today's pro
ceedings. On the trust question the railroads
did not take up the gauntlet thrown
down by the-attorneys-for., the com
plainants, "but let the evidence submit
ted pass for what It was worth.
The trusts mentioned were the
Standard OH Company and the United
States Steel Corporation.
. In this connection, the witnesses who
testified were F. G. Frlnk, of the
Washington Iron Works, and E. S. Bax
ter, manager of the Pacific Coast Syrup
Company, both of Seattle.
Finished Steel Comes Cheaper.
After testifying that the American
Bridge Company, which, he said, was
controlled by the steel corporation, was"
his prlnoipal competitor, Mr. Frink de
clared that fabricated steel could be
laid down In Seattle at a lower freight
rate than the raw material used in his
Mr. Baxter's testimony was that the
Foreign Products Manufacturing Com
pany, a Standard Oil corporation, was
his principal competitor In manufac
tured syrups. This company produces
glucose, which is the basis of syrups
to an extent of about 25 per cent, and
glucose takes a rate to Seattle equal
to the rate on manufactured syrups.
Attorneys in Wordy Clash.
During Mr. Baxter's testimony there
was a sharp by-play between Attorneys
Teal and H. M. Stephens, the latter rep
resenting Spokane. Mr. Baxter had
testified that a rate of 25 cents per
100 to Spokane had been an induce
ment to him in establishing his syrup
factory in Seattle. This was seven
years ag,o, and since then the rate had
been advanced until it Is now 65 cents.
Mr. Baxter said he could compete in
Eastern Washington and Idaho only
by absorbing the differential In favor
"Was not that low rate made to
meet Portland competition f asked Mr.
Mr. Baxter said he did not know.
"Don't you want a low rate to Spo
kane V asked Mr. Teal of Mr. Stephens.
"We certainly want better carload
rates, but want a fair comparison be-
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GLIMPSES OF CURRENT DOINGS FROM CARTOON
Oracle of the Prairie Predicts.
Index of Today's Paper
The Weather. .
YESTERDAY'S Maximum temperature. 74
degrees; minimum, 47 degree.
TODAY'S Fair; easterly winds.
Germans suspect British statesmen of try
ins to steal food will of United States.
Section 1. page ft
Shipwreck of steamer Ocean Queen at Ta
iilti. Section l, page 5.
Lloyd George predicts British revolution
If Lords amend budget. Section 1, page 4.
Taft enjoys last day in Yosemite Park and
considers trip to Philippines in 1011. Sec
tion 1. page 2.
Minister Crane In dark about cause of re
call, but protect against violation of
open-door expected. Section 1, page 1.
Predicted that Bryan will stump Nebraska
for local option. Section 1, page 7.
Hearst may make Tammany powerless by
defeating its candidates for minor offices.
Section 1. page 1.
Stanford students put hazing under ban.
Section 4. page 9.
Stoddard, poet, burned poems day before
death. Section 1. page 1.
Ex-Senator Piatt's son reveals Harriman
backed him In control of United States
Express. Section 1 page 4.
New Kansas flre-escape law may close 1000
hotels. Section 1, paffe 3.
China shows friendship to America by send
ing commission to buy warships and
arms. Section 1, page 3.
Los Angeles woman marries millionaire hour
after getting divorce. Section 2, page 2.
Wright flies airship at record speed and
predicts mile a minute. Section l, page 4.
Coast League scores: Portland 3. Sacramento
0; San Francisco 8, Los Angeles 2; Oak
land 7, Vernon 6. Section 1. page 10.
Detroit takes second of world's series from
Pittsburg by hard hitting. Section 1,
Harvard and Princeton elevens have close
calls In game with Williams and. Ford
ham. Section 1. page 11.
Beavers' chance for Coaet League pennant is
slim. Section 4, page 4.
Wrestling game In Northwest Is- fake. Sec
tion 4, page 4.
Work will start soon on auto road to Mount
Hood. Section 4, page 5.
Under new football rules, skill counts more
in punting. Suction 4, page 5.
Multnomah will meet Willamette In first foot
ball game next Saturday. Section 4,
Academic football season on ; first games
scheduled for October 13. Section 1.
page 1 1.
Oregon alumni defeat Varsity 3 to 0. Sec
tion 1, page 11.
O. A. C. squad and alumni play scoreless
game. Section 1, page 10.
Coast shippers accuse tnist of dictating rall-
road rates. Section 1. page 1.
Mrs. Kvalshaug. widow of murdered man.
repudiates confession of affinity. Section
1, page 4.
Hlllsboro attorneys explain away charge of
conspiracy in retention- of Mrs. Purser
In sanitarium.' Section 1, page 4.
Hop prices vU be highest on record.
Plncus predicts. Section 1, page 6.
McCredle goes to open headquarters In Ta
coma. Section 1, page u.
Bryan receives flattering reception at Spo
kane. Section 1, page 7.
Supreme Court sets aside Seattle franchise
grant. Section 1, page 7.
Tacoma streetcar patrons complain loudly
when price of fare la raised. Section 1,
page 6. .
Preacher captures . Meyers and escorts him
to Sheriff. Section 1, page 2-
Clark County celebrates opening of state
road. Section 1. pige 2"
Rescue work at Roslyn calls for acts of
heroism. Section 1, page 2.
Commercial and Marine.
Baetern dealers buying wheat In Northwest.
Section fi, page 11.
Trade quiet and price easy in Chicago mar
ket. Section 3. page 11.
Reserve requirements of New York banks da
creased. ,. - Section 3, page .21.
Kerr, Gilford & Co. take spot ship for barley
loading at Tacoma. Section 3. page 10.
Real Estate and Building.
Realty trane-fers for week amount to $833,405.
Section 4,, page &.
Erection of many fine new dwellings la
planned. Section 4. page 8.
J. A. Veness erects $56,000 residence. Section
4, page 8.
Tacoma capitalists purchase 1122 acres of
fruit land in Yamhill county. Section 3,
Mount Scott and Mount Tabor advance rap
idly. Section 4. page 10.
Week Is light one In real estate market. Sec
tion 4, page 7.
East Side takes building spurt. Section 4,
Portland and Vicinity.
Portland's most successful horse show closes.
Section 1. page 8.
Society again turns out on final night of
horse show. . Section 1. page 8. ,
John F. Stevens, back-rom New York, de
clares work will be rushed on Oregon
Trunk. Section 3. page 12.
Jury is selected to hear charges of mutilating
exclee board petitions. Section 4. page 12.
Fred Meier accuses lawyer of scheme to
break up family. Section 3. page 12.
Sandy Grange holds session to talk good roadr.
Section 3, page 10.
Frank E. Rodman, Indicted joy-rider, weds
Miss Noss, mysteriously at Prinevllle.
Section 1. page 4
George Hutchin says famous aviators will
be in Portland for next Rose Festival.
, Section 1. page 1.
JUSTICE MOODY NOT DYING
Physicians Say Jle Is Only Suffering
HAVERHILL.," Mass., Oct. 9. In order
to correct various stories that have been
published regarding the condition of Jus
tice Moody, a statement signed by his
physicians was handed to the Associated
Press tonight, with the request that it
be given general circulation.
According to the statement, Justice
Moody - has been for months suffering
from a severe attack of rheumatism and
no other diseases; he is, however, far
from able to attend to public duties and
will not be back at work for some
months. Of his ultimate complete recov
ery the physicians entertain no doubt.
COUNT IN SECOND
Detroit Beats Pittsburg
7 to 2.
FIVE GAMES NOW NECESSARY
Tigers Pound Pirates' Best
Tossers to Standstill.
DONOVAN PROVES MYSTERY
Wild Bill Holds Opponents In Spell.
Ty Cobb Makes His First Hit of
Series, Also Thrills Crowd
by a Daring: Steal.
PITTSBURG, Oct. 9. The American
League champions from Detroit evened
the count in the world's championship
series by defeating Pittsburg, 7 to 2, at
Forbes Field today. At least five con
tests will now be necessary before the
series can be decided.
Detroit's ability to hit the National
League pitchers and Pittsburg's in
ability to connect with the curves of
."Wild Bill" Donovan tells the story
of the game. Pittsburg scored two
runs in the first Inning, but Detroit
tied the score with two In the second.
The American Leaguers batted Howard
Camnitz out of the box In the third
Inning when they took a commanding
lead by scoring three runs. Vic Willis
succeeded Camnitz and two runs from
his offerings In the fifth Inning gave
Detroit its total of seven.
Detroit made nine safe hits, getting
six from fcamnltz in two and a third
innings and three from Willis during
the rest of the game.
Twx Draw Two-Baggers.
The Detroit hitting total included
two-baggers by Schmidt and Crawford.
Donovan allowed only five hits and
two of these were two-baggers by
Leachiand Miller in the first Inning.
After -that the DetroIt pitcher was an
enigma, and another two-bagger by
Leach In the third, a single by Abstetn
in the- fourth and an Infield hit by
Wagner in the ninth represented the
Pittsburg hitting during the last eight
Innings. Only 1 batters faced Dono
van In the last five Innings. During
the Jast four Innings only 12 men
The most sensational feature of the
game, which was witnessed by more
than 30,000 persons, was a steal home
by Ty Cobb in the third inning. This
was a remarkably well-timed piece of
work, and the entire Pittsburg team
and the crovfd were caught off their
guard. It was on the first ball pitched
by Willis after he succeeded Camnitz
that the daring play was made.
Gibson Drops Ball.
. As soon as Willis started to wind
up, Cobb started for the plate and by
a daring slide he reached the base In
time to beat Willis' throw. Gibson
was so surprised that he dropped the
ball after Cobb slid in. This scored
the third run In the third Inning.
Leach was again the sensation of the
day with two two-baggers in his first
two times at bat. In the field he
played a star game.
Ty Cobb made his first hit of the series
with a single over second base in the
seventh Inning. Wagner . made a hit in
the ninth and still leads Cobb in the bat
ting duel between the two leading hitters
of the major leagues.
Wagner Leads Cobb.
Wagner has made two. hits In seven
times at bat for an average of ,286 and
Cobb has hit safely once in six times for
an average of .167.
: Pittsburg started with a rush when
Byrne walked and Leach at once scored
him with a stinging two-base hit to
right. Clarke sacrificed Leach to third
and Wagner struck out. Miller shot a
long hit into the crowd in the temporary
stand In right field and completed a cir
cuit of the bases, scoring Leach. The
umpires Evans and Klem held a con-
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PEN OF HARRY MURPHY
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AVIATORS MAY FLY
AT ROSE FESTIVAL
AERIAL ARTISTS WILLING TO
COME, SAYS HUTCHIX.
Wright, Curtlss, Baldwin, Tomlin
and Others Anxious to Try Skill
Here Next June.
Matchless Oregon roses will not be the
only attraction at next year's rose show
In this city, according to a telegram re
ceived yesterday from George L. Hutchin.
manager of the Portland Rose Festival
Association. Mr. Huchin assures the
people of Portland that he has made ar
rangements by which the foremost avia
tors of the world may be secured to give
aerial demonstrations in Portland during
the progress of the rose show. The tele
gram from Mr. Hutchin. which was sent
from St. Louis, Mo., follows:
"Have perfected arrangements whereby
Portland can secure ascensions and flights
of Captain .Baldwin, Tomllnson, Glen H.
Curtiss, Hanlon Lincoln, Beachy, Wright
and other leading aviators of the world
for next grand annual rose festival.
"The aeroplane and balloon pilots are
anxious to try their skill In Portland, for,
as they claim, the aeronautical conditions
on the Western Coast are ideal.
"Harper, the master floatbuilder of St.
Louis, and his able corps of assistants,
have been secured to construct the floats
for Portland's illuminated pageants for
In his tour of the principal Eastern
cities in the interest of the 1910 Rose
Show, Mr. Hutchin is accompanied by
Ralph W. Hoyt, president of the Rose
BUILDING IS ON INCREASE
In Nearly All Leading Cities, Par
ticularly on Pacific Coast.
CHICAGO. Oct. 9. (Special.) Fig
ures compiled from 48 leading cities of
the country show a handsome increase
In buildings over the corresponding
month a year ago. During the month
permits were taken out in these 48 cities
for the construction of 13.789 buildings.
involving an estimated cost of $47,170,-
872, --s against 14,046 Duuaings, u.bsic
gating In cost 340.468,707 for Septem
ber, 1908. This shows a decrease of
257 In the number of buildings, but an
Increase of $6,702,165 In the cost of the
buildings, or 17 per cent.
In the entire list of 48 cities there
were only ten decreases, and these
have very little bearing upon the situation-
l..Xuie -notable feature is the tremendous
activity in all of the Pacific uoasi
cities, with the exception of San Fran
cisco, where there was a falling off of
62 per cent. Spokane has a- Increase
of 237 per cent, Seattle 57. Portland 33,
Los Angeles 62 and Tacoma 11 per cent.
WINS RICHES IN OLD AGE
California Inventor Can Exact Roy
alty From Sugar Companies.
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 9. By a decision
of the United States Circuit Court of Ap
peals today, Timothy Carroll, a pioneer
of Southern California, wins his fight to
compel the Los Alimitos Sugar Company
to pay him royalty on his patent beet
The decision crowns with victory the
struggle of Carroll, who is 70 years old,
against poverty and hardship. It; will
make hfm independently rich before the
expiration of his patents six years hence.
It will put an end to litigation that com
menced 12 years ago. shortly after the
Los Alimitos Sugar Company refused to
recognize Carroll's rights to the patent.
The decision will also affect the beet
sugar industry all over the country, as
many factories will now pay the royal
ties and use the dumps.
LOSE CUP BY FORGETTING
Balloonlsts Failed to Notify Club
They Would Race.
ST. LOUIS. Oct. 9. Because S. L. von
Phul, pilot of the balloon St. Louis III,
forgot to mail a letter to the Aero Club
of America notifying that body of his
intention to try for the Lahm cup, his
flight from St. Louis into Minnesota will
not give him the trophy. Similarly the
neglect of H. E. Honeywell to notify the
organization that the balloon Centennial
was a contender has disqualified him.
The cup will remain In the possession
of Captain Chandler, of the United States
Two trials will be made for the trophy
next week. Von Phul and A. Holland
Forbes, part owner of the balloon New
Tork, announced that they would make
T. R. Makes Tame Reading After Cook.
AViaiuno ivimi fLi U M B
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CAUSE OF RECALL
Door in Danger.
CRISIS REQUIRES CONFERENCE
Japan Cannot Believe Protest
Will Be Made. '
THINKS DEMANDS PLANNED
Claims of Consul Straight at Mult
den Suggested as Cause of Re
call Crane Expects No
Censure for Speeches.
JAPS CANT CREMT PROTEST.
TOKIO. Japan, Oct. 9. (Special.)
Tokio newspapers do not believe
the report that the United States
has made a protest against the
recent Chinese-Japanese convention
and express the opinion that it onlr
reflects the American desire to par
ticipate in the development of Man
churia. The papers are inclined to asso
ciate the recajl from San Francisco
of Charles R. Crane, tbe new Min
ister to China, with the visit of Wll
lard D. Straight, American Consul
Oeneral at Mukden, to the Viceroy
of Manchuria. Japanese telegrams
assert that the Chinese official was
surprised at the demands made by
CHICAGO, Oct. 9. (Special.) Charles
R. Crane, the new Minister to China,
recalled to Washington from San Fran
cisco on a mysterious mission, put In
three hours In Chicago this afternoon.
Mr. Crane appeared to be rather be
wildered regarding the hurry-up sum
mons that carried him across the con
tinent on the eve of his departure for
the Orient. He still remains in the
dark relative to the nature of the busi
ness awaiting Jim at the National
Mr. Crane came In on the Overland
Limited on the Northwestern Railroad
from San Francisco and was nearly
two hours behind time. The Overland
did not steam into the station until
2:35 o'clock. Three hours later he
boarded a Pennsylvania train headed
In Dark as lo Purpose. (
"I am as much in the dark as ever,"
said Mr. Crane to a group of news
paper reporters who surrounded him
as he stepped from the train.
"Do you believe the Government
would call you across the continent
unless for some serious plan involving
the diplomatic relations of mighty na
tions?" he was asked.
"That I am unable to answer. I re
ceived a telegram from Secretary Knox
asking me to come to Washington. I
am going there as fast as I can, and.
until I reach the National capital, I
likely will not learn the purpose of the
mission," he replied.
Mr. Crane told the reporters that he
would be glad to give them any in
formation if he was in a position to
do so. He answered a bombardment of
questions with the stereotyped phrase,
"I do not know."
Open Door Probable Cause.
The new Minister was shown a dis
patch from Washington stating that the
main reason Mr. Crane was summoned
back had to do with the open-door pol
icy and complications arising from tha
recent compact between China and
Japan in regard to the reconstruction
of the Antung-Mukden and South Mn.
churlan railways. In this compact ex
clusive mining rights along these roads
are granted to Japanese and Chinese.
This Is considered by the State De
partment as opposed to the open-door
policy.. Mr. Crane proceeded to read
the Washington dispatch as he was
driven from the Northwestern station
in an automobile.
The report that new developments in
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