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MARSHFIELD, OREGON, TUESDAY, JUNE 11, 1007. ' $t $
JAPANESEC0NSP1RACY IS UNEARTft
COMPANY'S LOSS DEATH REFUSES LOCAL STOCK ORCHARD J
IS THOUSANDS IN'SJIDK IN RACE TRACK OFCfflf
PLOT AGAINST UNITED
Pacific Coast Secret Organization
Has Raised Thousands For
Furtherance of Plans
DEEP LAID INTRIGUE
UJJI O .Tiiot Wnaril Va'iio tdn flfM Ic Cnm.
.., ,,. ,w uu w,wv . .u...
plete Wreck Off Cape Mendo-
Houks Selected by State Text Hook
Commission For Schools
Would First Oiertlu-oiv Present Gov
ernment In Japan Then In
Washington, June 10. Thousands
of dollars arc being raised by Japan
ese of the Pacific coast to carry out
NT a compact they have entered Into
with the Progressive party of Japan
for the overthrow of the SalonjI min
istry and the annulment of the ex
clusion clause In the immigration
bill and a guarantee of natmallzatiou
rights for the Japanese now residing
In this country. These additional
factors In the international plot wcio
vouched for in semi-official circles to
night. Tho enormous fund which is
being collected will be used to arouso
feeling in tho Japanese empire antag
onistic to the American government.
HOLD SECRET MEETING.
Notwithstanding tho sweeping de
nial of the existence of an alliance
between the Japanese of the Pacific
coast and the Progressives, the antl
adminlstration party of Japan, given
out by Charles TakahashI, of Seattle,
the Associated Press has secured tho
text of certain reports which he for
warded to Yamaoka in Seattle and
tho Japanese secretary in Seattle. In
one of the reports which it was au
thoritatively stated today was after
ward read by TakahashI at a secret
mass meeting of the Japanese In
Seattle on the evening of May 2G, he
quoted Ambassador Aokl's statement
In regard to the relations between the
United States and Japan growing out.
of tho recent disturbances in San
Francisco and the adoption by the
Congress of the United States of the
Immigration law excluding coolie
labor from the United States in part
Takashia's report in part follows:
"My object in discussing the Japan
ese immigration limitation law with
Ambassador Aokl was first, the nulli
fication of the present Immigration
limitation law; second, opposing tho
would-be Immigration law (proposed
new treaty) said to be contemplated
by Japan and the United States;
third, admittance of the Japanese
Into tho United Stales.
AVAR IS FEARED.
"To these discussions Ambassador
Aokl said: "Japan has ample grounds
to oppose the immigration limitation
law, but if wo go to extremes I fear
war. Regarding this Japanese limit
ation law the Japanese government
absolutely disagrees with the United
States and will ask naturalization
rights for Japanese people, which the
United States government will have
to eventually grant. At present the
re-election of tho President Is affect
1 ing America so far as to hesitate
at this time to bring up theso ques
tions, which are unpopular in Amer
"What I must call special atten
tion to is the fundamental antago
nistic statements that the embassy
mado compared with those of Secre
tary Strauss (Interview May 7), We
cannot ourselves bo satisfied with
suCi uncertainly and tho contradic
Defoip the departure of TakahashI
from thg city ho sent to "Vjamaoka,
who had not then sailed for Japan,
- " tho report in which he told of a con
ference wlii Secretory of Commerco
and Labor Vraubs on May 7 regard
ing tho Imrtgration laws. In this
report Takahthl quoted statements
made by Secrerv Strauss which ho
said wore dlrecy contrary to thoso
iade by Ambasajor Tokl aB to tho
reement ot thotwo governments
tho clause exciting Japaneso la
ram from this co,jtry. Secretary
um, the report , "told ua the
Following are the text books to be
adopted in the Oregon schools begin
ning next year:
Readers Price. Price.
Wheeler's Graded Primer.? .10 $ .25
Wheeler's Graded First
Wheeler's Graded Second
Wheeler's Graded Third
Cyr's Fourth Reader 25
Cyr's Fifth Reader
Natural Introductory Ge
ography Natural School Geography
Smith's Primary Arith
Smith's Practical Arith
Mental Arithmetic f
No separate book adopted; will use
Thomas' Elementary His
History of U. S., "by
Buehler & Hotchkiss'
Modern English Les
Buehler & Hotchkiss'
English Grammar 30
No separate book adopted history
to be used.
First Book in Hygiene
Graded Lessons in Phys
iology and Hygiene
Agriculture for Begin
ners (Burkett, Stev
ens & Hill) 38
Outlook Writing Books,
1 to 7
Outlook Copy Slips, 1 to
Outlook Practlc Books,
A, B, C, D
Empire Writing Speller.
Reed's Word Lessons..
Now Educational Course
Second Book 15
Third Book 18
Fourth Book 20
Fifth Book 25
Art Education Drawing Books, 1 to
S, first threo books, 15 cents;
last five, 20 cents.- a
Choice la UnanlniWiis.
Tho foregoing list wasWidopted by
unanimous voto of tho Text Book
Commission, composed of H. W.
Scott, P. L. Campbell, W. M. Colvlg,
C. A. Jones and M. A. Miller. The
commission has been holding private
sessions for threo days. This after
noon they held a public session,
called tho roll on each subject, and
each commissioner announced his
cino Other Losses
CHINOOK LOSS $35,000
In December Tug Wizard Wns Gutted
and Loss Reached
LOSSES OF RIVERTON LUM-
Tug Wizard gutted last
Barg Chinook, total loss
few months ago 35,000
Tug Wizard, total loss.. 40,000
The Rivcrton Lumber Company, of
Coquille, has lost the tug Wizard,
valued at about $40,000, according
to reports received at the Merchant's
Exchange, San Francisco, which
states that the tug was foundered off
Point Gorda, which is eleven miles
south of Cape Mendocino and twenty-eight
miles south of the entrance
to Humboldt Bay. The Wizard is
the tug which brought the barge
Chinook to this harbor some weeks
ago, at which time the latter was
lost. This was her first trip up the
coast since that time. She had the
barkentine Northwest In tow, which
is also owned by tho Riverton Lum
ber Company. The vessels were
bound for Coos Bay, at which place
the barkentine was to have beeii load
ed with lumber.
Captain Levi Snyder, a well known
skipper around the bay, was first
mate on the Wizard, and together
with the other ten men of the crew
was saved. The crew did some
heroic work In saving tho barkentine
from the rocks before they saved
According to a story In the San
Francisco Bulletin, the Wizard left
San Francisco on May 27 and was
foundered on the afternoon of the
29th at about 2 o'clock, but the
Guide shows she has been out of
San Francisco bound for Coos Bay
for the past seventeen days. Ac
cording to tho story in the Oregonian
of Saturday the Wizard went on a
submerged rock instead of founder
ing. Captain P. H. Collins was In charge
of tug Wizard.
The Riverton Lumber Company has
had quite a lot of bad luck In tho
past few months with their boats.
The Wizard, which Is an oil burner,
was gutted by fire last December In
San Franclscl, the loss being about
$10,000, and a few months ago the
barge Chinook, also owned by them
and valued at about $35,000, was
lost at the mouth of Coos Bay. This
being followed by the loss of tho
Wizard, which represents a loss of
about $40,000. Tho company also
came near losing the barkentine
Northwest at this time by going on
the rocks. She is valued approxi
mately at $10,000.
It is known the Tug Wizard was
In bad condition tho last time she
put In at Coos Bay, as at that time
she was leaking.
Following is what tho Orogonian
of Saturday had to say regarding tho
WIZARD WRECKED OFF GORDA.
Three Attempts Are Made By George
Ferguson At Bandon
ASKS DOCTORS AID
As Last Resort AVants Him to Put
Finishing Touches Floater
Found Under Wharf.
exclusion clause in the immigration
bill, as well as tho rule promulgated
by the Department of Commerco and
Labor on March 22, wero made with
tho consent of the Japanese Embassy the Columbia. She was at one time
and tho Japanese government.
Tug Strikes a Submerged Rock and
Slnkb Crew In Saved.
A dispatch to tho Merchants' Ex
change received Friday afternoon an
announces the loss off olnt Gorda of
tho tug Wizard. The boat struck a
submerged rock and went down. Tho
crew was saved and landed yester
day in San Francisco, by one of tho
The Wizard la a well known tug
boat on the Pacific Coast, and at one
time wub in sorvlco at the mouth ot
Bandon, June 10 (Times Special).
Three futile attempts were made
by George Ferguson, a logger for
merly employed In tho Cody mill on
the Coquille river near Bandon, to
end his life Sunday morning. He
first threw himself in the river, and
not being able to drown by that
method swam ashore and went to the
tent where ho lived in Bandon and
swallowed the contents of a bottle of
arnica. This not securing tho de
sired results he. slashed his throat
twice, narrowly missing the jugular
vein, and also inflicted a gash about
three inches long in his left wrist.
He still remained conscious and,
crawling to the door of his tent, he
hailed a young lady who was pass
ing, and told her to bring a doctor to
finish him. The doctor came, and it
is now believed that the man will re
cover. Ferguson's attempted suicide Is
ascribed to despondency. About a
month ago he suffered a mashed leg
while working In the mill, and It was
necessary to amputate his foot.
Being unable to make a living it is
said he petitioned tho owners of the
mill for damages, and this being re
fused he became morose and finally
decided to end his earthly career.
Mrs. W. S. Chandler Part Owner In
Irvington Property Which Has
Been Drawn Into Court
WILL HGHT THE SUIT
Attornejs Secured and Claims of
Multnomah Fair Association
Will He Contested.
Floating under the wharf at
Bandon a body was picked up by the
Bandon Life Saving crew about 7
o'clock yesterday morning. Ap
pearances Indicated that tho body
had been left in the water for about
five days. No clue has been found
as to the Identity of the corpse. With
the exception of one small scratch
under the left eye, which may have
been caused by contact with some
thing In the water, the body exhibited
no marks of violence. Dr. E. J.
Mingus, Coos county coroner, went
to Bandon Monday morning to hold
the Inquest. The corpse measured
about five feet, ten Inches In height,
and weighed about 1G5 pounds.
CHILDREN HAVE DAY
Tho children's Day exercises held
Sunday evening In the Baptist Church
was heard by tho largest audience
ever assembled In that building and
was highly appreciated by all pres
ent. At 8 o'clock, when tho first
number of tho program was given,
the church had been filled to capac
ity, and many were unable to obtain
seats at all.
The program and tho decoration of
the church reflects credit on tho fol
lowing commltteo and Alva Doll, who
had charge of tho affair: tho com
mittee, Mesdames Wheeler, Swanson,
Phillips, and Harrington, Miss Gulov
sou. Tho numbers on tho program,
without exception, were all creditably
given and were well received, several
encores being given during tho even
ing. VInco Pratt furnished a nice
featuro with his stereoptlcan lantern
after tho program was given.
nmanded by Captain Samuo
Randall. Beyond tho Information
contained In tho brlof dispatch to tho
Merchants' Exchange, nothing Is
known of tho manner In which tho
Wizard came to grief. Point Gorda
Is a bonoyard for coasting steamers.
It Is eleven miles south ot Capo
Mendocino and twenty-eight miles
nounces the loss ot Point Gorda ot
south of tho entrance to Iljumboldt
Day. On this point tho old steamer
Humboldt was wrecked and later tho
steamship St. Paul, In command ot
Captain Clem Randall, piled up.
Suit has been filed In the State Cir
cuit Court to compel tho owners
of tho Irvington race track to sell
the property to the Multnomah Fair
Association for $150,000, In compli
ance with a five-year lease, which
was drawn up in 1903.
While no denial Is made that tho
lease contained a stipulation that tho
association could acquire title to the
track on tho payment of $150,000,
tho owners contend that the agree
ment became null and void when the
would-be purchasers used the
grounds for illegal purposes. This
It is alleged they did, by selling pools
for horse races. The association In
answer holds that the owners con
tinued to receive rent from it regu
larly, and for that reason that the
owners must all along have regarded
tho contest as binding as when It
was drawn up.
The Irvington race track belongs
to Mrs. Elizabeth Ryan and the Irv
ington Real Estate Company, which
is composed of Mrs. Elizabeth Ryan,
Mrs. E. W. Spencer and Mrs. W. S.
Chandler, of Marshfleld, Or.
On November 1, 1903, so the com
plaint recites, the property was
leased to W. S. Dixon, of Portland,
for five years, he to have the priv
ilege of holding it two years longer.
Dixon was given the option, It Is
stated, of buying tho property at any
time during tho life of tho lease for
$150,000. A year later, Dixon as
signed to tho Multnomah Fair Asso
ciation tho lease and stipulated the
right to buy tho property.
Tho Issue were required to pay
$1,000 a year rental and to spend an
nually for Improvements an addition
al $1,000. Tho would-bo buyers
claim that $20,000 has been spent
on improvements In the past threo
Tho wonderful Increase in real es
tate values, it is admitted, has some
thing to do with tho fight being mado
to acquire tho property, which con
stitutes 80 acres, situated in tho
heart ot the best building slto on tho
East Side. While $150,000 would
have boon considered a high price
for tho land a few years ago, It Is
now valued at $500,000, according to
somo of thoso who seek to acquire
title to It. Tho tract Is sttuated
northeast of Russell and Seventh
streets. All around It fine residences
and business houses havo been built
in tho past threo years. If tho Mult
nomah Fair Association gains its
point, tho tract of 80 acres will bo
divided up into town lots and placed
on tho market.
Until gambling and horse racing
woro suppressed thoro two years ago
tho lessees of tho Irvington raco i
track did a flourishing business.'
Regular meets woro hold thoro ovory t
season, and pool selling netted big
profits to tho holders of tho property. f
Tho track was laid out years ago,
when tho Enst SIdo suburbs did not
oxtond farther than Alblna.
8. D. Huston and M. L. Pipes will
reprosont the association as attorneys
In the suit. Portland Telegram.
Mrs. Chandler, who ia given as one
of tho ownora In the Irvington race
track association, loft for Portland
on tho Alliance Sunday afternoon.
Short Weight W
WLLL CHANGE TAi
Defense Wns Ready U Sho'
a Mania For Crlmo
Boise, June lO.-rr-To? thoi
today counsel for-WIIlamD.
wuuu repeaieu ineir supgesuonM"
great counter consplnfofoVmjffi
and carried out byjcmemie'lof
Western Federation S4klnjjp
Indicated a dcterminatlonl&tS
struct the mainline oStKLdgfcL
that field. They carried Orcfir
slow steps and thrfluglutjivufii
details from the hynfTramiiglc
tempt on the life offodBrt,
nnd family, and in addltloM1
series of particular latttsrTT;
credibility of the witnef
eral probability of his at
Ing a way for tho testif
buttal, they sought to"s
has a mania for boasting!
mission of crimes non-existent
in his own mind, and4hat"hVl
tying uhder the control andij
tlon of Detective MjcParlaftjC
began today by making it appi
as far as Orchard krie4( offr-
knowledge Haywood, Moyctif
tibono had nothingfto doTlvvL-
f iitstilrn I nn nnrl .!(.. . .lVKu'
uo oi me vinuicator expioftiq-aff
thnt. Hnvwnnrl nnrinMnvnvfitf5Rtft
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ing to do with thoplannin's
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muruer or Detective Gregorys
x tisane men to me aynair'
tho Independence -station, I
crime wi.th which tho tesr
Orchard directly -connect
Moyor, Pettlbpno, itiey
IU OIIUW lliai KJil)jVitim'1
the mine purposely sought
the oncoming tridn and'li
union men who wove expect
train, and that ih
owners and railway' roan
wanted to perpetrate
"outrago"to Injur$ the caww?
union miners who Invent, oh-the.:
weaving me independence crm
counsel sought to discredit"
that Haywood directed Orcha
kill Andy Mayberry, an-oia$fjri
Haywood's. Tho counsel weJ!$P
Orchard's revolting story otffl
fort to kill the family of "l?rj?
ley, of San Francisco InclutAii
Infant child which he hnd ,
thp baby carriage , and 'MrJ.m
tho cook with whom he6!
friends, and escorted to thot
Orchard swore while JnSai?
clsco ho received money-, fron
bono, who used the nnnp""PJL
i ii. i'j. .rS5
in iiiuiBiiiiiuiit; una in .miuun
ciearor today, the, defense
donee of a plan tObSho'wt'thfejf
was sont unuer ettibon
thinly disguised.. bv-.;ubi'snri!
against tho leatjorsofftho'
crimes, the burnln
tory In Ontario fori
the Belling of tl)
weight. This was
In his career of crln.
In jail Is very unci
custodians say hewll
a word when calledu
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practical work, havUi
ted In mothers' clUBa.lTw. .,"J
schools of both JlllT wi'
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