UlLltHKt PULL AM00IATI9 Mitt POT COVIRt TNC MORNINQ PIILO ON TW LOWI COLUMBIA? VOLUME LX NO. 230 ASTORIA. OREGON. TUESDAY, JANUARY 30, 1906 PRICE FIVE CENTS 0BE00W ADMITTED Ban of General Suspicion Lined. . RE-ACTED ON THE STATE Galments and Patentees Free to Prosecute Their Land Ventures Here. SENATER FULTON'S BIG TASK CemmSMloser Richard's Friendly Ia tr,t Aids la Restoring th Rights , ( HoMtt Applicants snd Patent of Land ia this Ortt Stat. (Special lo Tit A-tnclanl WAlUNGTON. 1). C, Jen. 89. la lb revocation v( tha Interior D partawnt'a order withholding, all pet nt In Oir-gon, th last blot and ltwm vnin for I bo general publio of th Mat ha been removed. Wfcllt every vntryinaa In tn-egon was denied pat ill, or even final hearing In hit effort (u secure till to property, lb entire Wat frit th general Imputation upon I la nam. No heed aa given to th? trirt adherer- to th land law by ay person, but beceus th Secretary ( th Ulterior an willed, ami because tin wa engaged In prwweuting law linwkrn, vry riliarn of Oregon kept (r nearly )an In th Unlit of tiaplc)one4 people. Shortly after th land fraud cases' wet opened In tbt federal grand Jury, th prosecuting ofllcer reqnstd that no further patent iu to Orpin men fur lb time. Tlw exem given by lb attorney fur th government wa. that th work of catching th offender was mad mora difficult by keeping th land offices open for mineral, .tone and tim ber and homestead patent. Upon this rntiet Ik Secretary of tlia Interior acted, and did not allr tb situation uUl meat rlforou ampaJga tu mad to open to tb rltUens of Or.gon their lawful right. Senator Fulton began tb struggle to reroks tha order aarly Iat year. After the acop of th government' had tieen outlined by th grand Jury re Mipt, and it liecain evident that he fslerl attorney a ere going to devote their tlmn to convicting In re pre eenh'd. rallier than to weking new one,, the pnior Senator urged the Interior de artmrnt to giant all ell iron not in IUtrit afrnctiit by th pro-ecu lion,, th right if patenting thiif bind where th re were regular and aUv u ptchm. ('ommiUiier of Oeneral Ijmd fll Rhhard eeemwl mora ready to r.piler. I-a IVeemlier be wrote the Secivtary of th Interior urging that the order" be revoked. Thia biter w ,latej Peeemlier IS. Uter Senator Ful ton w th rreoident In peron regnrd- SENATE CONSIDERS FOREST RESERVES AND BOYCOTT WASniN'GTON. Jan. W.-Th Cbl tiee boycott and admlnUtmtlon of for e.t reerve divided th attention of the Senate today. ' The thin queation came tip In con nection with Tillman' resolution direct ing an Investigation by th committee on Immigration. Tillman modified the resolution by omitting th major por tion of tb preamble and after consid lug th lfcitlou, and plained the Iroubl InflMed upon th people of th Nlat. In January (lit Keeretary of th Interior granted tb renueata, t firat Indicating il puiMwe of ofienlng win' eral patent, and m afterward opening all onii-e Had It not been for the friendly Interact of Couimlwloner Rlrb ard. for Wtra affair, and prahably a wild from th Pmident, tb ralor Oregon Mtialo" would bar been eon- pel W to truggle on for torn time longer befor h rould bar lifted th gen ml Udge of ,ulcln which th interior dirtnint' action bad pled over th Mtr' name. CHOSXS GAS ROUTE. Farmtr S Captaia Commit! Saicid U Saa Fraadan. BAN' FRAXnSOO, Jan. 8.-raptaln JoMHih CatUrinlch ended hi Ufa la.t night by ga apklsJaltoa. II va for mwly In th miilor of tb rarifle Mall Kteam.hlp foiiiiiy and wa In naumand of th tteainer Ban Ilia when ,e wma wrecked off th Han Salvador nat in IVremlier, 1001. II wa native of Austria, S3 year old. BOMB KILL! HIM. THUS, Jan. Z9. General Criantnoff. chief italT to tb Vlcemy of (he Call- caaua, w killed by a bomb today. The awaln wa arretted. THE HONORED DEAD General Joseph Wheeler b Laid to Rest IS BURIED IN ARLINGTON Imprttiir Service Held ia Washington Attended by Rooamlt and Wift Veteran of th Civil War Are Pro tnt lo Fay Final Trtbit. WASHINGTON. Jan. W.-Th bod of tint lale Major-General Joneph Whael er wa laid to rt. In Arlington orma tery toilay on a ihaded lop overlook ing Ih Poloniae, Thounanda uncovered in ilent tribute at th imprrwdve cara van of mourner mad It way out IVnnavlvania avenue thia afternoon. From 10 (hi. morning until S thia after noon, while the body lay in date In the hi.U.rle little chunk in U Fayette Kniar, Ikoueand of General Wheeler' frleml naed up th a Me to the chan cel and bowed la ilnce a they looked for th bt time on the warrlr fa. Ily S o'diKk the nave of the church wa filled nlth guy ha'lr.d men, the ptaca of honor m the right being given In "Wlteeler" old cavalry" who fme from th South by a epeclal invitation of tbo family. Hack of thi m l other Confederal Velewna. Ten minutea be fore the wrvire Wgan, Preldenl Uoom velt, nrecnled by military and naval aid. in full uniform, and accompanied by Mr. HooevcU enleivd the rhurrh. IV.iilrnt and Mr. ItiHiwvelt were lth in nuuirniiig. The aenice, were brief and Imprcive. During the ainglng "IV ce. 1'erfect lVai-e," the pall bearcn liak a Hilliim in front of tlw cakct whhh wa born to the waiting enimt by eight aergcant of engineer In uni form, and th march lo Arlington waa taken lip. erable diacuotlon the resolution wa, re ferred to th committee on contingent expenjw. Heybura raUcd the queation roncrnlng foreata, . 11 orlticUed tha me thod of tR foreotry bureau and charg ed it with maintaining a preta bureau for the purpoa of attacking him. He declined to hold th Treaident respon sible for till, cours. Dubois took tbe oppoalt view and defended th policy pursued. IX, IS Denmark's Aged King Pas ses Away Suddenly. WAS 88 YEARS OF AGE Kin Betrayed No Signs of Ill ness Before His Death. HEART FAILURE THE CAUSE Deceased Monarch Wat Deaa of All Crowned Hdi of Europe and Ro uted by Blood or Karriag to Most of Them. COI'ENIIAGEN, Jan. 29.-Chri.liaa IX, th aged King of Denmark, dean of tb crowned beads of Europe, father of King Grorgn of Greece, and of Quwa Alexandria of Great Britain, and of ta ltowagwr Kmpr Maria FeodnroTM of Ruaaia. grandfather of King Haakon the VII of Norway, and related by blood or marriage to most of th Euro pean IMlar, died with startling sudden net this afternoon. Tbe arcewioa of bU succMkr, lYinc Frederick, hi eld est eon, will be pructalmed tomorrow. Tha following t th oflicial bulletin is sued this afternoon! "His Majesty died at 3:90 this after noon. Aitfr the morning' audience) was closed, be appeared quite well, and prooeded to luncheon a usual Toward the end of th morning h gav evidence of lmlixmilion and wa compelled to retire tu bed at S:90 this afternoon. Hi Majesty paM)d ieacefully away, tint symptoms indicating heart failure." The bulletin telle concisely the story of the death scene, whk-h found every one, etrn those who realised th In creasing feebleness of the king, unpre- pard for th sudden shock. Waa II Years Old. Christian IX was born neap Scales nig, April 8, 1818. 11 Was th fourth son of Frederick, Duke of bchleawig-Holstein-Sonderburg'tiluckburg. He Ui- weded Fredcrkk VII, November, 143. He proclaimed biuiielf sovereign of Schleswig-Holstein, the tuccmsion to nhk'h duchies wa claimed by Prince Frederick 8ondcrburg-Auguntenburg, who waa supported by the inhabitants, and on NoveniWr 1)1, lHtU, ha ratilUnl a conotitution incorporating Schleanig- llol-tclii. The disute flimlly involved him in a war with lniie and Austria, lio forces' invaded & hlcwig, Fvb ruiiry I, 104, and after an obstinate rc.Mance, otvupied Jutland. It r the ticaty of Octolier 30, lm, ChriMian 'oiHiially renounced all t-Uiui to Schlea- wig lloUtcln and Iiuneuliurg. 111 chil- Iren are FVederlc, the Crown Prince (tairn June 3, 18-t:i)j Alixandra, (juei'n of England (horn December ti. 1K45) i Dngmar, Kmpiesa of Russia (born November 20, 1847); Thyra, Duchesa of Cumberland (born Septem ber i, IH.3) j lrimw Waldemar (born Oi tober 27, 1853). Ia Deepest Mourning. The death of King Christian baa plunged half the courts of Europe in the deepest mourning and brought sense of personal loaa as well as a sin cere grief throughout th Kingdom of Denmark, even to the humblest cottage. Th business world of Denmark is al most paralysed and unnerved. Even lata tonight, men of affair are only itrovering from th shock and are beginning to prepare for changed condition. Nothing is definitely known regarding arrangement for th funeral. Th new king ascend th throne in bis sixty -second year. He bear tha weight of years lightly and is almost as popu- CHRISTIAN DEAD Ur with tii masse a waa hi father Tha nun baa a very stately bearing, a quiet nun In manner and I highly rul tured. Th new queen, liuisa, U re putrd to be the talk-t and richest prin ersaea In Europe, Kh ia a handsome blomle and reflects the beauty of her grandmother, Desire Clary, a trades man' daughter who captivated Bona part and married Marshall BrmadotU. Frederick i credited with less determi nation than his fatfier, while it i whispered the) new queen poaseaaea the stronger character of the two and may have considerable influence in the policy of the new king. ACCIPT IBVITATI0K. NEW YORK, Jan. 29. -The imperial eommlMloner from China bar accept ed an invitation from Morri K.' Jesaup president of the Cliamlsr of Commene. to attend the monthly meeting of tbe Chamber next Thursday, and at tbq close of the meeting to meet tbe mem ber, at luncheon. VISITING GOTHAM. NEW YORK, Jan. 29.-Mis Alice Honvelt and Congressman Nicholas lngrorth arrived in this city from Hiikdclpbia, today. Mis Roosevelt will be tbo guest of Mra. Koliert Gorlet white in th city. TRIAL COMMENCES Questions of Packers Immunity Before Federal Court WERE PR0HISED IMMUNITY L. G. XraathoS, Formerly Counsel for irmoar and Company, Civa Coart Detaila of Bis Interview With Com. missioaer Garfield Examination Slow CHICAGO, Jan. M.-The trial for im munity of the Packer commenced to day in th federal court Louis G. Kraut hoff, formerly general counsel for Armour and Company, waa th only wilnex. He described in detkil hi in terview with Commissioner Garfield during which, the Packer alleged Gar field promised them immunity, provid ed they allow him lo have access to their book. In the afternoon Kraut lioff wa croai-examlned by District Attorney Morrison. The examination wa alow as Attorney Morrison eon tantly objected to the witnesses' answers, declaring they were argumen tative rather tlian responsive. Tbe court ruled however the witnesa had right to Explain hi answer. The witnesa described hie meeting with Commlsnloner Garfield as follows: 'He said that he spoke for the Prei dent and that, of coins, we would have the protection necessary under) the bw creating his department. I told him that my client Were in a very delicate poxition and that the newspapers were full of matter pertaining to them. told him that if the law wa valid there wa no doubt he could compel the information. I told him that if the reults of , this submission to his re HUiieiuentrrV'em to 1 further' news paper nolo tr and litigation I would. of course, contest the law. "He said that the letter of Hi law protected my clients. I called hi at tention to tin- queation of the valadity of th law. He answered that hi de partment must necessarily be separate from the other department, and par ticularly the Department of Justice., and that if it were known that hi depart ment wa affiliated with th Depart ment ot Justice, of course people would not give bim any information. II said that If I conceded th law waa valid, the matter was divided into three classes that to which the government was en titled; thst which Was doubtful, and that to which the government was not entitled. Ha then detailed how It would be done: hi special agent to go to on house and begin th investigation "On his assurance that all informa tion would be kept Inviolate ia th Bureau of Corporations, mm CANADA VILL NflUIRE Commission Named to In. vestigate Valencia. WRECKAGE ON SHORE Large Quantities of Wreckage Strew Bach-Fears of Looting. INDIANS MAY GET UQU0R Government Instructs Lightkcepers to Seta re Things of Value From Ship, and Destroy All Liquors Befor In dians GH Possessioa of it. VICTORIA, Jan. 2.-Capt. James Gaudin, local agent of the marine and SsberSe department, Captain Cox, Lloyds' agent and Captain Neweomb of the Canadian govcremeat steaqv K trel are appointed a commission to in restigate the Valencia disaster. New comb is at Port Stmpon, and it is probable Superintendent Troupe of the Canadian Pacific Steamship Co., may take hi place. Advices from tbe scene of the Valen cia wreck state wreckage in large quan title I coming ashore and it is feared th Indian may loot it Instructions have been sent to the lightkcepers to secure everything of value and hold it, but to destroy a 11-liquor for fear the Indiana will get it. Twenty -on Recovered. Tfce list of Valencia dead recovered now total twenty-one. inree more bodies were found this morning. The! tug Lorn left this afternoon with a party of searcher, an undertaker and; a carpenter to make coffin. Advice from the land party which saw the final destruction of the Valencia and who tried to make ft a line shot to shore state that if those on the Valencia had bent a small line onto the spun rope shot ashore instead of a hawser there would hve been a good chance of av ing some of those on board.- A it was when Lineman Logan started to haul in the spun rope .it was unable to stand the strain of the big hawser and parted. Again Submerged. VICTORIA. Jan. 2. The steamer Xell recentlv floated from the rock, near Metlakatla i again submerged ha vim? settled down soon after the launches pulled her from the rocks. The sea, almost completely demolished tha deckboue, K.ffort to sava the stctiner continue. Investigation Continues. SEATTLE, Jan. 29,-At the Investi gation before Inspectors Whitney and Turner into th Valencia disaster to day it was developed that Captain Johnson believed the lot off Umatilla Reef when he struck. Second Mat Pct tterson who gave this testimony stated HOUSE TO INVESTIGATE SHADY RAILROAD DEALING W,VSinNT.TOX, Jan. 29. Whst Is considered a blow at the railroad was taken by the House today in the sdop- ion of a resolution calling on the President to funuVhed information as to the existence of an alleged agree ment in violation of the interstate commerce law, between th Pennsyl vania, Baltimore and Ohio; Norfolk and Western; Chesapeake and Ohio and the Baltimore and. Washington railroad this reckoning wa arrived at beraa th Valencia wa in the habit of over running tb kg by about aix per cent. Alter 0 p. nv. th day of tb dixastar, Patterwm testified the water eontinn ally shoaled and top tbat reason th maim wa change to one point mora westerly. Pettcrsoa asserted tbero wa no paaio on board, but believed if tbo paaarngrr bad not Interfered' wKk tbo lowering of the boat mor people would have been saved. Tbe wit Bess, Campbell, averted tha lif preserver were too heavy. One be bad oa weighed between fifty and sventy-five pound after it was wet Other "testimony of- fered brought out no additional facta. Tbe bearing will b continued tomnr row. -, DEMUBBEB SUSTAINED. SALEM1, Jan. 29.-Judge Burnett, ia tha circuit court today, sustained tha demurrer to tha indictment against F. W Jewett, tbe Minnesota, captalUt cruseil of subordination of perjury In procuring women to make an affidavit in connection with purchase of school bind. The decision will have tbe effect of throwing the case out of court. fewett' bail wa refiind.-d and return to Minnesota today. The ea- will be appealed to the iWpreiue e;urt, for un les tli decision is reversed, no further prosecution ran b obtained a the of fen-e charged are now outlawed. TERRIBLE VRECK East and West Bound, Passenger Trains Collide. ACCIDENT ON GT. NORTHERN Train Com Together at Columbia Falls, If oat. With Fearful KanlU ta Thoat oa Board Train fa a Fir and Passenger ta Danger. SPOKANE, Jan. 30 (Special) Th Great Northern, east and west bound passenger trains, collided last night at 10:30 o'clock, one miles west of Colum bia Fall, Mont There were many kill ed and injured. From Great Falls, Mont, a dispatch says that it is be lieved that all tbe passengers on tbo east bound train were cither killed or Injured, but at this time it can not bo learned what wa th result to tha paa senger oa the west bound. It is us officially reported that fire baa broken " out and is consuming the cars piled np in a mas of wreckage, and fears ar entertained f iat those not already dead, pinned down by the debris, will meet a horrible death. At 2:30 this morning it is known that four were killed and many more injured. NUMBER SEVENTEEN. Jack, the Slabber, Assaults 17th Girl la St. Louis. ST. LOUIS, Jan. 29. While entering the Iucdemtoritt school today Bertha Ruile. a 13-year-old girl, Waa stabbed in the bip by an unknown man. Tbe knife rut her clothing, but did uot pene trate the flesh. This makes the seven teenth girl stabbed in the past two weeks. The girl's description of th tabber tallies with thst furnished by other victims. companies. The opposition did not de velop until after the resolution waa declared adopted by the speaker. Dal sell moved to re-eonsiJer, but th mo tion waa tabled. The House gav 1U unanimous consent to begin tomorrow tbe eoMideratiou of the Hepburn railroad rate bill. In tribute to tb memory of Joseph, Wheeler, the House has named a street of this city after hiin.