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UBUHI FULL AM00IATBO PHI RIPORT
COVIRS THE MOHNINQ fULO ON THI LOWS COLUMBIA
VOLUMKLX NO. 147
; ASTORIA, OREGON, THURSDAY, OCTOHKIt 19,1905
PRICE FIVE CENTS
Had Loaned Large Sums
DOORS OF BANK CLOSE
Suicide Follows Discovery oflnsol
vent Condition of Allegheny
SUICIDE HELD IN HIGH ESTEFM
President of the Bank Says That Dcid
Cth.tt Hal Loaned Thousands of
Dollara to Pennsylvania' Politicians
But Did Not Think Shortage So Great
. l'ituburg, Oct After an Investi
gation of the book of the Enterprise
Net tonal bank, on Reaver avenue, Alle
gheny, which disclosed the bank in
solvent, T. Ln Clarke, who for year
m ehler of the Institution went
borne ht night and after upending a
Jph- night shot himself in the fore
head today, dying thi afternoon.
An hmir liefore the announcement of
bit death was received at the bank a
telegram eame from the comptroller of
currency dialing the door of the bank.
following rloe upon the exciting
event in I)wer Allegheny eame the an
nouncement from President of the Dank
Fred (iwynner that Clarke had loaned
thousand of doner to lYniisylvanla
politician and that he himself had en-ihv-ed
a not for fM.OOO yesterday for
Clarke, concluding that if ClArk' surt
ax, wa only $loO,OOn he would gladly
pay it himself. The bank ha elate de
jxmit which amount to about $M(MI,000.
Clarke alway held oition of the
highest honor and trust in the community.-
He was a memlicr of the I'nited
Presbyterian church, lieing a memlicr of
the Isvard of trustee. lie hnd alway
taken an active interest in the work of
the church and wa the heaviest con
tributor, . Another Cashier Wool Death.
Honolulu. H. I., (Vt 18,-Kdwnrd B.
Giffard, paying teller of the banking
boiiie of Clau Sprcckle A Company,
jumped oyerlionrd from the steamer So
Tiomn text night. An alarni wa Hound
ed, life preservers thrown overboard, and
Die vessel hove to for two hour, but
no trace of the man wa found.
Giifard wa well known here, where
be hud been apending hi vacation. He
wa connected with a prominent family.
PROPOSED RUSSIAN LOAN
Present Intention Is to Place Half in
Franco and D'vie Balance.
New York, Oct. 18. Some detail re
garding the proposed new Russian loan
of : .lti0,0t0,000 became known in thi
city yesterday, say the Herald. The
details came to hand in a lute edition
of the Paris Temp, and some others
were obtained from an authoritative
banking' source" in full poesion of the
program which the Russian government
MINiATURE NAVAL BATTLE
OCCURS OFF ENSANADA
Kan Diego, Oct. 18. Reports from En-
aenada are to the effect that a mlnlatura
naval battle occurred ' during the cap
ture of the schooner Juanlata, an alleged
Five Mexican officials roved to Santa
Tomaso where the alleged amuggler
was reported to be In from Ensenada,
A the' row boat approached, tho Juan-
will lay liefore the delegation of bank'
en which i to conrene at St. Peters
burg In a few day.
It U dufluitHy Mid that it I the
prem-nt intention of issuing the full
mount of $.100,000,000, one half of
which In rojHHl to place in France
with the be lent divided In about equal
proportion with banker in London,
Amsterdam, Berlin and New York.
New York' protiortion of the loan will
he about $M,0O0,0OO.
TE1BY M'COVISN SHOWS
HIS OLD TIME FORM
Tommy Murphy of Hew York Pat Out
la Two Bound.
Philadelphia, Oct. 18. Tommy Mur
phy, of New York, wa badly beaten by
Terry McGovern tonight. It took Me-
(Sovern only two minute and two sec
ond to win the victory. Murphy wat
o he!ple before the blow of the form
er champion that the referee stcptied In
in and saved Murphy from probable
vriou injury. The defeated man wa
me to the end.
McGovern showed old time form.
Murphy wa knocked down six time
nd each time, a fast a he came to hi
r-t McGovern. standing over him,
struck blow after blow. Murphy wa
unconscious when carried to hi corner.
Farmer Burns Defeats Dwyer.
IV. Moines, la.. Oct. 1H.-Farmr
Hum defeated M. J. Dwyer in a wrest
ling match, mixed tylc here tonight.
Dwyer won the first fall at Cornish
style in H minute. Iturn tHik the
other two in 0 and 15 minute respec
AFTER PRIVATE CARS
Invditfliion SLartcd YesterdaV for.
. n..kl. D.,rnne
vmw.v ' -r
OFFICIALS ON THE STAND
Interstate Commerce Conunlasioa Wish
es to Show Connection Between the
Railroads and the Refrigerator Car
Lines-Great Battle May Be Expected
Washington, D. C, Oct. Ift.-What
promise to extend into a legal ami leg
islative Utile against private car line
wa precipitated by the interstate com
merce commission by its course taken
today at the U-ginning of the bearing
instituted to show the connection be
tween the refrigerator car line and the
Counsel for the commission directed
every effort to bring out the fact that
the great railroad system owning and
operating their own refrigerator line
give lower rate than on the road a op
erating in connection with private car
J net. lu this the railroads, notably, the
Illioiii Central and the Pennsylvania,
the through traffic and freight manag
er who were on the stand the greater
part of the) day, apparently aided the
commission. A a result there were
many sharp tilt between the counsel
for the commission and the attorney
for the Armour car linea and other pri
vate companies. '
The action of tlu commission in init
iating and prosecuting the complaint, ia
for the double purpose of establshlng its
jurisdiction over private ear lines and
correcting th evils complained of. The
chief contest I expected over the 'ques
tion of Jurisdiction.
.Ita'a men shouted to the officers to keep
(7., t"n nred 01
shot whkn did no harm. The revenue
men shot back, following It with a sec
ond volley. The Juanita was bit in
several place in the cabin, mast and
alongside. The situation of the cap-
((ured men ia regarded aa serious as
there have been previous charges
against one of them in Mexico.
Rousing Reception Given
Reception Tendered to Mrs. Roos
evelt by Wife of Oover
DELIVERS SEVERAL ADDRESSES
Departure of President and Mrs. Roose
velt From Washington Was Without
Incident Many People Gather at the
Station to Witness His Departure.
Richmond, Va., Oct. 18
day threw open her gate to President
Itoo-ev.lt ntiil during a evrn hour
star, Mate ar-l citv nffiHnl and e!tl-
ren aceo.detl hint a welcome In art r and
(Ineere; HI iCntrr tntn r"eW-ww
the innl for a wild demonstration
from the multitude and the welcoming
enthusiasm only eeael when the train
.ntinued on the journey south. Mr.
!,.... sh.fe.1 (h h. honor. Mr.
Mont ague, wife of Oovernor Montague,
gave a reception in her honor at the
The president made several address
ea, one being to a gathering of negroes.
In bis speechc he paid tribute to the
confederate veteran and voiced hi ap
preciation of the economic and. political
progress of the South since the civil
war. He pointed to bis ancestry in
which the Northern and Southern blood
mingled, and to hi birth in the East
and life in the West. He spoke of the
preponderance of Southern blood in hi
regiment in Culm, and reiterated the
principle of Southern blood to all. In
hi talk to the negroes be congratulated
them on the progress of their rael
The president will ajx-ak at Raleigh
Leaves tho Capital.
Washington, Oct. 18. The president
began his tour of the South at 8:30
o'clock this morning. Tho departure
from Washington was without incident
The president and Mr. Rooevelt
reached the train five minute liefore
leaving timcj The French amlwssador
and Mnuv .lusserand hnd been waiting
at the station some time to say fare
well, and were at one invited into the
president's private car. The president
was in a happy vein. A he alighted
from hi carriage at a side entrance to
the train shed he assisted Mrs. Roose
vel out and then smiled and raised hi
hat to the half-hundred spectators who
had gathered to see his departure. Just
before the train moved out, the presi
dent stepped from the observation
room to the rear platform of hi ear and
smilingly bowed acknowledgement to
the flutter of handkerchiefs of the
WINDS KILL AND MAIM V
IN ILLINOIS AND OKLAHOMA
Four Lives Lost and Thirty-Art Persona
St. Loul, Oct, 18. A tornado struck
tho village of Sorento, 111., 32 miles
nortlieaat of St. Louis, last night, kill
ing four persons, injuring 33 others, of
whom three probably will die, and do-,to
ing a great amount of damage to prop
erty. Forty houses wer blown to at
oms, or carried far from their founda
tion. Everything in th track of the
tornado was swept away.
Two Dead, Fivo Injured.
Guhrie, Okla, Oct 18. Heavy wind
storms occurred in eastern Oklahoma on
Tuesday night. They were the wort at
Manfoodkit. where two children were
killed and nine person injured. Other
place report damage to house but none
Indiana Also Suffers.
Bartb-svllle, Ind., Oct. 18. A tornado
today at Colliville wrecked thirty hou
e, killed one child and injured 12 per
on. CONCEALS HIS IDENTITY
President of the Pacific Railway Com
pany la Now in Seattle.
Seattle, Oct. 18.-H. R. William.
president of the New Pacific Railway
Company, which bt suppod to be a
two week but hi identity wa not
known until tonight.
In an interview, he say the Xlilwau
kee road i not behind the Pacific rail
way, but hint at the Harriman inter-
enl a being parties to tlie eontrue
lion of the road. He stati- that he i
not at liberty to divulge the reron
CAPITALISTS AT EUGENE.
Eugene. Ore., Oct. 1ft. John Pitcaim
(Toward Rutcher, Jr., and Clarence M.
Itrown. member of ) I'Lil,..!..!..!.;-
linn of PJioade. Sinklcr A Ruteher.
which recently acquired the baa I elec
trie light plant, arrive I in Eugene lut
evening on an ui-ect ion tour. They I
were accouinaniixl l.v I v An,i..nu'l .f '
Spokane, one of the western representative.
AMERICANS MAY FISH
Settlement of New Foundland pnone o-rator in the employ of L. W.
Hatter Practically Assured, j'-"""'- 'm,n ,,om i Mutual Life
purchased a great deal of stationery,
j Among the voucher introduced in ye
. jterday's testimony was one for fOOl
'signed by Oeorge Plunkett.
ROOT AND DURAND CONFER, Plunkett appeared on the witness
Ships of America Betfster are Ships
of the Highest Form of Nationality j a,u- ,nu ine """mF oi we W"
and Carry With Them Wot Oaly Li-rM WM nlM to th ttetion of
cento to Trade, Also Fithini license. -the 'nt'- Shortly forward. Mr.
iRand. who had been summoned from the
'district attorney' office, appeared and
for a time critically exajniid both,
signatures. He made no further state
Washington, Oct. M.-Aftcr a eon-J,ent ,i,an that the matter was now
ference Wtween Sir Mortimer Durand, out of the hand of the committee and
Rritish amltassador, and Secretary Root,
I was announced that a speedy and sat
isfactory solution of the Gloucester-
New- Foundland fishing controversy ia.n,vk accused Hughe of misleading the
in sight It seems that New Found-'public by not following out the line
land's authorities directed that no ves- 0f hi interrogation to the end. and a-
sels of American register 1 allowed toVrted that he dropped the subject be-
lish on the ground that they have never
been allowed in tlie past.
I'rior to this time they have been al-
lowed to fish for nothing but bait in
Xew Foundland water. They are now
prevented by law from doing this.
Secretary Root stated that ship of
American register are ship of the high-
est form of nationality and sarry with
them not only a license to trade, but
also a regular fishing license. A soon
as this fact i made clear to New
Foundland authorities it ia expected
that all objections will b withdrawn.
Meantime the American fishermen, with
the approval of the state department
will be instructed to continue fishing.
WILLAMETTE UNIVERSITY WINS
Lino of Oregoa Men Impregnable
Baseball Results Yesterday.
Salem, Oct 18v-In the
game of football ever seen on th local
gridiron, Willamette University defeat
ed Washington Agricultural College by
a score of 11 to 8. Willamette's line
was impregnable, while Pollard, the big
Willamette half, brok through Wash
ington repeatedly for gain. Unable to
force th line ,the visitors were obliged
re,y on rk P1"! through which
all their gains were made.
Pacific Coast Leagn.
Loa Angele, Oct. 18. Los Angeles, 6;
Tortland. Oct 18. Portland, 2 San
Francisco, 4. I
San Francisco, Oct 18. Seattle, 3;
Oakland 1. i
New .Phase in Insurance
STATE WILL STEP IN
Young Telephone Operator
Allegedjto Have Given
DISTRICT ATTORNEY CALLED
Georee B. Flunkett Swears That He D.'d
Not Sign a Voucher for tooi Paid to
Mutual Life Insurance Company and
Thereby Invites Trouble for Himself.
New York, (Vt, IS. The district at
torney's oflice wa called to aid the in
surance investigating committee today
and evidence of alleged perjury of one
of the witnesses waa placed in it
band. The witness in question. wa
11 tl..-L-t an la.v-.r M !..
stand today and he denied that he ever
signed the voucher or ever received any
money from the Mutual Life. Hughes
HkM to write hi name, wmcn
"up to the district attorney' otrioe."
During the day a passage at arms oc
curred between Counsel Hiighiti an.l
James M. Reck, counsel for M.Curdy.
fr. the witness bad time to explain.
Chairman Armstrong said tho com-
inittee wanted all the information it
could obtain .and the witness had plac-
.cd himself in the p.ition he found him-
!self in bv continued evasive answer.
McCtirdy was on the stand again to-
'day. but hi testimony contained nutti
BLEW OUT GAS.
Clackamas County Fanner D'es
Portland Rooming House.
Portland, Oct. 18. The body of J.
D. Scott middle-aged farmer of Clack
amas county, was found about 12 o'clock
thi morning by Mr. Lennox, owner of
the rooming house at 208 Salmon
street. Tlie man's death was evidently
due to accidental asphyxiation, as gas
waa flowing from an open pipe.
Beside the bed in which was the body
of the detnl man were two bottle, one
containing some whiskr and the other
ASPHALT COMPANY PUT
UP A0NEY FOR MATOS
WashiiU on, Oct 18. Aniri I Bar-
". fonw i y president of the National
Asphalt ( - upany, today testified in the
'case of Venezuela against th New
York and 'Vrmudci Asphalt Company,
that to i
best of hi knowledge and
npnny did contribute mate
e organization in 1901, by
- '"y t"
some gin. There were two gas jeU
in the pipe, and when Scott lighted th
ga be evidently turned on both. The
Jight wa burning when the body wa
round at noon today.
WORK ON THE CANAL
Washington, D. C, Oct 18.-Chairman
Shonts, of the Isthmian Canal Commia-
swn today in a statement, says that
the work is rapidly progressing on the
repairing of th old French construc
The large dock at Christobal and
Laboca are nearing completion.
He state that although the number
of laborer j, greatly increased, th
number of patient in the hospital ia
Chairman ShonU said he did not
a yet know how the engineers board
stood on the subject of tide level and
lock canal plan.
THEY'RE NOT SO VALUABLE
Washington, Oct. 18. That the cost
ly giftsr showered by oriental poten
tate upon Mis Alice Rooscvelt are
nothing but imitation and that ihe
collection is trash i the startling as
sertion made today by Secretary Tat.
Ibe gift Mis Roosevelt recemH
abroad are counteruViM, rnbbislii and
junk," said Secretary Taft this morn
ing, Tp to the time I left the party
her entire collection of presents couk!
be bought in thi country for $130.
The mo-t valuable gift she received
were the pearl given by the Sultan of
Sulu and all four of these were not
worth more than $50."
DIES IN POVERTY
Fate Plays Cruel Prank on a Bell
HIER TO LARGE FORTUNE
William Wilson Passea Away in Desti
tute Circumstances, While a Fortune
Amounting to a Million Awaits Him
'in New- York Relatives Well-to-do.
Rellingham, Oct 18. An examination
of the effects today of William Wilson,
a ftone cutter and marble worker, who
died this morning in destitute circum
stances, disclosed the fact that $300,000
from the estate of a deceased brother
awaited his claim in New York.
Resides the money, his brother'a will
Imm uea ted him a third interest in his
proierty, making a total of $000,000.
In addition to this the estate of an
other brother, the editor of the Belfast
Morning New, consisting of $00,000 in
cash, awaited Wilson at New York.
Some time ago Wilson told hi em
ployer that he had a millionaire sister
in New York, and a son who was a
prominent lawyer in that city.
GREAT REPUBLICAN RALLY
Doors of Academy of Music Closed Be-
fore the Speakers Arrive.
Philadelphia, Oct 18. The first great
republican rally of the campaign took
place tonight The meeting was held in
the Academy of Music and the crowd
was so large that the doors closed be
fore the socager arrived.
Governor Pennypacker and Senator
Pence were among the speakers. Both
were received with great enthusiasm.
While tlie meeting waa in progresa a
'riot occurred among the many thou
sand who did not ndn admission.
General Matoa against the Veneiuelan
Barber testified that previous to hia
connection with th company th offi
cer contrfbubld money td arm and)
equip the steamship Jarigh and further
furnished Ma toe money to purchas
Urge supplies of arms and ammunition.