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VOLUME LX NO. 20C
ATORIA OREGON THURSDAY, DECEMBER 2 J 1905
PRICE FIVE CENTS
Situation in Russia is Not
BIG CONCERNS STRIKE
Ur( Works Includlni Putilolf
' and Nobel Concerns Ml
THE CENSORSHIP IS SEVERE
la Spit of it, Haw w, th Pipsr Who
Hava Beta Ordered to Stiipead Pub
laUat, III AfpMriig Uaitr Aa
turned Ntaus latvrftat Active,
Hi. retrbttr, Dec 80.-Th trlkt
promise to be a far mora xtnive a
cal thai any prcvlott movement of
tb fciad. It I entertained tonight Uial
Waay of th largest work, Including
vJflfftllon" and Nobel concerns, will
eeae operation tomorrow. Almost all
tb paper upnded by the renorhlp
aro appearing under aaumed name and
meeting with huge nale. It ia aal! the
insurgent captured th itat treasury
at Tecum In th province of Courland.
Tli- Hallway Pawn at Mo-rew ha it,
solved to mn troop train from Man
churia and convey grain to the famine
Tin Dtpsrtmtat Strike.
War.ew, Dec, 10. F.mploye of the
fir department struck today and reiuso
to tali out the apparatu link- nn In
crease in alary I granted. Advice
from St. Petersburg state the railroad
men of th capital will strike tonight,
It I believed lhi mm on the Wraw
rallied- wil join the etrik Friday. It
I rcortcd from NioolalerT, thab two ia
fantry regimenta have revolted today
and a sanguinary fight lta ensued. IV
tail arc larking,
A NOTHING DOING.
New York, Dec. 20. The Armstrong
Commit devoted it session toUy to
the Washington Mfe, Cermanln' Life and
the Hanker' lasuraiw Companies." The
testimony waMlevoid of aenatlon.
MURDERS AND SUICIDES.
Denier, Dec. 20. A the outcome of
a disagreement year ago when Wil
liam WlUm and !. . I. Henderwm di
lvf(l partnenthlp in the cattle IiumI
tie., Henderson shot and tilled Vilnn
today and then committed Miicldo. Hen-du-m
made a imilar ttimt two
TSI ANNE GTTS BUSY,
T kln, Deo. 20. The Dowager Empreej
today iued M' tdlet, commanding ' the
Meei-oy, Yuan Cal H commander
n( the Chineae Wmy, to-fo.trt' Wianphal
ad lnvetigat the reoent diKturbance
and r-ure punWiment ; agint Uioe
SCOTT, DEATH VALLEY
' I .Vngele. De4 0. It a confldnt
1 believed that Walter Scott, the cow
boy miner, waa murdered In Death' Vat
ley, December 1st, having left tbe mine
on a aiuie earylng 11800 and two r.
Washington,, Ih-c. ). Th only fea
ture ia the amion 0 the 8nate today
wa a hiUf di-piilm of rata IcgUU
lion by Cullierwui and Foraktr, TImi
Ohio HfnaUr reiterated hla poalllon on
I lie aubject, d luring he dilTarcd from
other Nrnator only aa to the r media
for the eiil complained of.'
Senator Clark G.'ve Granddangbtei One
Han Fienclei; Dm, tO. A' grand
daughter to fenalor W, A. Clark waa
born to Mr, and Mr. C. W. Clark, to
day. Tim Senator announced immedi
ately he would give the little girl a
dowry of $1,000,000
Whlngton, Dec. 20. The conilrtiuv
tioo by the 8euate of the nominatioaa
of the member of the latbtulan canal
oommiaaion wa re oonaidered today In
executive elon, and the notification
to ibe Ire.idnt r called. At the pre
ceiling dorUlon, the charge made by
the minority agaliub "Railroading"
nomination, and the confirmation
were not made according to the rule of
the Senate. It I undenlood the objret
of tlie minority W to permit a protect
agelntt Chairman Bhoot of tb com
milon for holding the preideary of
the Clover Leaf Railroad.
IS FOUND GUILTY
Austin PnncH Convicted of Mar
tiering Iris Sweethesrt.
KILLING WAS MOST BRUTAL
Murderer First Car Girl Carbolic Add,
Tbe Cboktd Her, and DraggiBg Her
Body, to tb CiHk Throw Heavy
Stone On Her Head.
Kana City, D-c. 20, Austin Fran
ei, charged with the murder a month
ago of hi tweetheart, Winona Newton,
a fifteen-year old girl, wa found guilty
of murder la the firat degree thi after
noon. The girl, who lived with her
faUier and younger oietera nn the out
aUrta of town, wa miaerably por. Sh
had ben ill. Franrle promieed money
for her to ee the phyaician. They met
kite one afternoon on a amall bridge
near home. Rlie waa not heard of again.
N'ext morning her body, badly cut and
bruited, with a atone weighing l.'iO
Humd. resting on her bead, wa found
in the creek. At Mm triitl it waa di
cloed that Fmiw i had given her car
Ixilin aaiing it waa the medicine he
needed. The acid failed to work fat
enough, ao he choked her to death. He
feared he wa "(ill alive, and dragged
the body to the cuvk, and placed a
large atone on her bead. PrnneU, a
nwitcliman. 27 year old, wa arretted
the day following the murder.
SALT LAKE FIRE.
One Hundred and Seventy Fiv Thou
: and Dollar Conflagration ia Mor-
"v mon City
Halt Uke. IVe. 20. Fire tonight de
troyel the extennive . repair ehope of
the Rio Grand Weatero, Fo fierce were
the jlame that for a time it wa fear
ed the Are would ettend to the freight
yard. The loa ia eotlnuted at $173,000
Two hiimlred men will be thrown out
of employment. , '
MINER IS AURDERED
prating riflea. On December 7th tbe
muln galloped rhlcrkaa into camp, with
two millet hole In the saddle and the
blanket and aaddle covered with blood.
The searck o far ia without result. -
ROBERT FITZSIMMONS IS
COLLAPSES . IN I3TII
Puts Up Remarkable;
' Recevies Terrible Punishment O'Brien Is too
Shlfly and feeps Him From Landing.
FITZSIMH0NS SAYS HE WILL
O'BrUa Glv Rcnurkable Xxhibitioa ef Sparring and Feotwoxk B Ducked,
Dodged, Sido-stepped ia a Bewildwlag Xaaatr to FitxdnuHMa Wat Wenld
Swing and Find Only Empty Air, aad Several Tiatea Ne Nearry Wtat
Tbreegh tb Rope from the Fore ef Misspent Blow.
; Saa Franciw, De. SO. Robert Fits
lmmon cttap-sl after tbe ebtee of tbe
thirteenth round of hbt flyht with Jack
Oltricn. He had flight a hard tight
but nature could no longer endure tbe
train, and after the gong rang for the
rkwe of the round, and after h bad
gone to hie corner, a lie eat in hie
chair, hi bead fell over hi breat, hla
whole body collopacd, and the fighting
wonder of the age waa 'til in." Referee
(Iraney ww hi condition, and awarded
the fight to O'Brien. While punched In
the face and badly cut up and aeveral
time in jeopardy, Fitwimmone alwaya
managed to coin end reiime the fight.
Jut at the close of the thirteenth round
be landed a hard left on O'Brien atom-
aeh and OTlrien came back with a
eimilar blow and followed it with a left
to the jaw. Aa Fitximmon Nit dowa
in hi corner, he aaid to Oraney, "Eddie,
lie hit me in the atomach and it ia all
over." After the fight waa awarded to
O'Krien, Fitskimmona slipped to 'the
floor ami lay protrate in the ring. A
doctor waa called as it wa feared, he
wa in a state of collapse. Fitximmona
revived however, and waa abb) to leave
the ring. v O'Brien gave a remarkable
exhibition of aparrlng and footwork.
COMMERCIAL MUSEUM. '
Yale Will Soon Have a Valuable Ex-
New Haven, Conn., Dec. 20. Yale i
to bave a commercial inueum. Thin
announcement wa made lat night fol-
knving the arrival of a shipment of
valunhle plant and textile collect km
from the Department of Agrk-ultiire,
; The ahipment, which filled two car.
included the important exhibits of the
government at the Portland F-xpoeitlon,
bc-Ulf additional glfla from the De
parUueut of" Agriculture and the Cana
dian Pacifla Railroad. Among thcoi are
tli A!akan, Porto R lean, a no Hawaiian
cidlcction hown at Portland, which are
alinot invaluable, and eaea of material
showing plant breeding, drug, poison-
ou planta and product, illustration of
plant introduction, fibres, and gT? nd
forage plant seed.
The ' museum I to 1 ucd in the
course In commercial geography. The
collections were received through the
interest taken in tba Yak museum by
Secretary Wilson end othera. ,
Bicycle Polictmaa Arrest Woman ia
Anto for Exceding Speed Limit.
New York, Dec. 20. An automobile in
whkh Mrs. Mark Hanna, the widow of
the Senator, was riding in company
with a woman, waa stopped by bicycle
Policeman Hickey of the Wet 132nd
tret station late yesterday after a long
chase, lllckey ordered William Hayes,
ROUND OF FIGHTING
Exhibition of Courage and
RETIRE FROM RING FOREVER
He ducked, dodged,' and ftldc-alepped h
a bewildering manner to Fitxelamon,
who would awiag and Sad only empty
air, and everal time be nearly went
through the ropea from the force of ml
pent blow. Tbe Philadelphia map bad
laid hla plan well, and could not be
coaxed within range of the old fighter'
dangerous punch. Before, leaving the
ring Fitcimmon made a little apeech
in which be aid he bad done the beat
he could and had fought hie latt fight.
Fit ia Fiat Ferm. - '
Kan Francisco, Dec 20. Bob Fitntlra
mon and Philadelphia Jack O'Brien will
meet in Mechank-a' Pavilion in a twenty
round bout tonight under the auplcea
of the Yonomite Athletic Chib. Wide
pread interest ia being taken In the
bout, epecialy aa the word haa gone
forth that Fituimmon is ia good form.
In what betting waa done yesterday
FiUkimmona waa the public choice at
Oild of 8 to 10. Not a great volume
of money was handled at that price, but
heavy wagering ia expected today.
Both men will enter tbe ring perfect
ly trained and in the bct of condition.
Both men are extremely confident of
vk-tory. It l expected that the bout
will he witneaed by-an immene crowd.
the driver, to go to the Harlem police
court. When they arrived there the
court had adjourned and the sitting
magistrate had gone. Then Ilk-key
obliged Hays to take the machine to the
station house. There Mr. Hanna gave
$100 cash bail for the driver. She com
plained biterly of the arret She said
the automobile had not been exceeding
the speed limit. She ab-o complained
of the futile five-mile excursion to the
court. Ilk-key said the car was going
thirty miles an hour. He said he chased
it ahmr Riverside Drive from Seven-
tenth to lHrtth street.
WILL BOOM WASHINGTON.
Tacoma, Wah, Dec. 19. A confer
ence last night at the Chamber of Com
merce of representative of a number
of the commercial bodies of the leading
citiea of the atate a call was drafted
end approved for a meeting to be held
at Tacoma January 4th to formulate
plana for advertising the State of Wash
ington under the direction of Governor
Mead and former Commissioner John
on of the Lewis and Clark fair. Each
commercial body i to be allowed one
dek'gate and tbe Governor and execu
tive commisvioner are al-o to be mem
ber of tbe commitee. '
GEARIN GETS THERE.
Washington, Dec. 20. United States
Senator Gearin, of Oregon, reached
Washington today. He will be sworn
SENTENCED FOR C0NSWRACT.
New Vork, Dec. 20. A. II. Hummel, a
lawyer, waa itxUj convicted U rou
piracy ia connection with tbe Dodge.
Morae divorce cse. He wa aentenced
within m few minutea after the jury 'a
verdict, to one rear' imprisonment nod
S-VtO fine. A motion to arreat judgment
wa denied, and Hummel waa takew to
the oTmb. la M-nling upon the reoult
of this wm are M-tion in other indict
meiit againt prominent peron which
have grown mit f the Dodge-Morae
eaiw. Hummel relcaaed tonight on
$l(M) bail a a writ of reaw.naUe
doubt eerured from Jwljte Woodward,
of the Supreme Court of lirookrrn.
Storm ia Jacksonville Does Slight Dans
' ago Wind Fifty MUe Per Hour.
Jacksonville, Fla, Dee. 20. A torm
swept Jacksonville al tbe surrounding
country thi "afternoon for a few hours,
cutting off telegraphic communication
with the out kle world. Ia Jacksonville
no damg wis done beyond blowing
dowa a few signs amlihe injury to a
few roof. The local weather office re
ports the wind velocity at fifty miles
ABOLISH FOOTBALL, '
New York, T)ee. 20.-Colurobia Uni
versity faculty today abolished football
AN EXPENSIVE FIRE
Ferry Tcnri-oli IkUwirt And
LOSS IS HALF MILLION
Structure Were Supposedly Fire-proof,
Bnt Not Withstanding Thi Fact They
Wert Totally Destroyed Ne Lives
Wert Last Firt Finally Checked.
New York, Dec 20.The Delaware
and Lackawanna, which a few months
ago suffered the loss of their nobokea
terminal building by fire, today sua
tained a still heavier fosa when the new
and supposedly fire-proof ateel ferry
terminal at the foot of west Twenfy
third street waa burned to the ground.
The flame were communicated to the
new ferry building of the New Jersey
Central and thi structure was almost
totally destroyed. For a time fire
threatened the Pennsylvania' and three
other ferry houee, but these were
saved. ' The loss is more thin hall a
million. No lives were lost.
SHOOT CLAY PICONS."
Washington, D. C, Dec. 20 The
house continued to "Shoot Gay
Pigeon" today, as one member remark
ed, tlie delmte on the several topics
continued five hours. It was understood
that with the adjournment today the
uVpate on tlie Pret-idenft Message end
ed. The house agreed to take confer
ence report on the Panama appropria
tion bill. .
GUILTY OF MURDER.
Oakland, Cal., Dec. 20. John Schnei
der, fourteen year old, was found guilty
of murder . in the second degree and
recommended to the mercy jjt the court,
for complicity in the murder of Thomas
Cook of Fruit vale last July.
San Francisco, Dee. 20. Angelo Na
poll was today placed on trial for the
murder of Guiseppe Brogardo lat Jan
uary. Out of thia murder ia believed to
have grown the slaughter and dismem
berment of Bregio Yillardo, who it is
Four Amcricans are SIa
ughtered in Mexico. "
Men Try fo Defend Themselves
But Are Mercilessly Shot
, Down., ,
BANDITS PROBABLY ESCAPE
. . !
Mexfcaa Officer With Soldiera Seat 0a
Trail of Mardcren, But Littk Hop
la Eatertaiaed That They Win Sac
ceed la Captarmg Them.
El Pao, Dec. 20.-Details of the mur
der near Diax, state of Chihuahua,
Mexico, of Robert Rutherford and M. C.
Murray of Philadelphia, and the wound
ing of IL L. Finstead, of Loa' Aagele
aad another man, are slow in coming
in. A private report tatea the mea
were returning from Dies to Ruther
ford' ranch when overtaken by bandits.
The men attempted to escape, bat ee
Sag It was ImposeiMe, gave battle. They
werw-outnumbered aeveral time aad
mercile-wly shot down. Mexican officers
are oa the trail but tbe bandits have
evidently escaped into rough country.
New York Judge Listens to Lawyer ia
. $330100 Suit..
New York, Dec, 20. Justice Fitiger-
aid, in the Supreme Court, yesterday
beard arguments and reserved decisions
upon a a application made by William B.
Hontblower, counsel for William K.
Vanderbilt, Frederick W. Yandarbilt,
Chauneey M. Depew, and other defend
ants, director of the New York A Har
lem Railroad Company, to strike from
tlie complaint in the suit of Graham F.
fl!atu-v ttiwA ft Rkrmfi and TTinHA
f. Sherman against the diretoors, cer
tain allegationa said to mve been re
doubdant and immaterial The suit is
brought to recover $250,000, alleged to
have been wasted by reason of tba im
provident and unwise sale of $16,000,000
of bonds of the New York and Harlem
Railroad Company by the defendants ia
It ia churned that the directors of the
New York Central and Hudson River
A New t York A Harlem Railroad Com
panies were in moot instances the same,
and that the sale wa managed by tbe
diretcora of both companies, through a
syndicate formed among them to profit
by the sale of the bonds.
PUBLISHED ALL FACTS.
Washington, Dec. 20. Controller of
the Currency Ridgely ststed today that
the ncypapers had " published all the
facts regarding the failure of the Chi-,
cago banks and nothing he could say
would add materially to what waa pub
lished. Ridgely stated that no money
was stolen or a shortage of securities
as in 'the case of the Enterprise bank.
He a tributes the failure to the ever-
conMence of John R.'Walsh In his own
abilities, which resulted ia Walh un
dertaking too much for his capital.
charged, was backed to piece by FSetrt
Tortoricl Both case, the polk as
sert, tli mysterious "Bkcy Hand"- or
Mafia la implicated. The trial i ex
puected to develop many hitherto un
published fact. :. ' ,