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Ill IS NOW
I Frtji Pasco to the
I I Ocean.
ow Have Water Grade
;EW MQI AT THE HELM
' nrthern off
Treated At A Part Of
and Seattle Railroad'
It President Of Both
Spijil to Astorlan.
PORTLAN1 Apr. l.-J. J. Hill for-
)ly took 4ieelon of the Astorlu
d ColumbliiUver R. R., today orfle,'
id director ho managed th proper-
Cammond regime reslgn-
and th Jlrthern Pacific and Great
la were elected to ue
ied them. (resident Levey announ
ce that thekewly acquired property
to be maak'ed ns an Integral part
fthe new Mrtlnnd and Ktattl Rail-
f'.y system.lt will tlve the Hill In
' rest a watt grade route (mm Paco
the sea. I M. Levey. President of
. Portland ind Seattle Railway waa
hoserf preslijit to succeed Hammond
hoe realgajtlon waa accepted. Q.
'.Talbot vlf President and Gennral
d to by Prdent Levey nnd Pupcr
Un hi preseJ
tan, or Heat
lij; w. . junrur
Vt Secretary anU
I M held thl
I mtd held a
etlrea from the service
IS dutlea will be atten-
McOulre, who la to re
position. O. M. McLeod
s. Judge U C. Oil
attorney for the Hill
ics vice Preeldcnt and
f Taooma waa elected
Treasurer. A meeting
afternoon at tht Port-
(lie old director of the
hort sesalon eeeeptlng
air own raJgnatlon an J electing
ie list of n
! ield a meetln
tie re. Th w director are C. M.
director already do.
new directorate then
ilind elected the Hill of-
p Levey and M
UiO. Oilman, 84
P. Martin, Tacoma, L.
(le, A. D. Charlton and
i William Har-, Portland, John Mo-
Sulre and F. 4 Kuottnor, Aitorln.
Auditor Kuflner, will remain In con
trol of the acajuntlng department and
ti.a will also I
ounts of the &
hern and the
md both Hill
fflce will be
. merit to
ive charge of the ac
lumblrt River and Nor
egular line of iteamera
ansportatlon line. HI
Arrival of Great Mo-
finance and Politio. -
aprlt 1. Secretary of
drlval here la awaited
vlth keen oni'ty by politician and
overnment oielal. ' Financial and
.rlltlcal InteiftW generally, demand
s-methlng deflte regarding the pol-
Ut the Vnlod Btate. English In-
, partlcfarly the railroad com-
"s,are ai anxious to know pre-
to do, . , ;.; .
(RIKE IN NEW YORK.
to Quit, Work.. Demand
Wage the Cauae.
(April t A conference
ting of five member
.gamated Painter So
duty and the Urotherhood of Palntera,
which waa appointed to take charge of
th kirlke or the two union thl week
tor the new wage Male, haa notified
(he liKiola of the union in all five de
partment of Ui city to withdraw
their men today (rum all. building
whnre the union acnle I tint paid.
Secretary Qoorge linger of rh
Urotherhood of Palntera, ea(lmat
that about 10,000 painter will be out
to duy on hundred' or building and
In hlpyaxda. The demand are for
an Im reaae of wage of to cent day,
KAISER AIDS SUFFERERS.
IlKftLIM, April t.-Accordlng to the
Itertlner Skdtung, th Kaleer haa only
Jiint received an acknowledgement of
a check he "out to aid the u(tfrer
by th dynamite expo1on at Wliten,
four month ago. tnvetlgn(lon which
he cauned to be Inmliutod ahowed that
during the four month the money ha I
pasted from on to another and had
only lull reached the "ufferer.
BUENOS AYRES ORAIN EXPORTS.
RUKNOS AYUKfl, April V8ltt-llt-a
compiled by the MlnUtry of Ag
riculture give the total value ir
wheat ralae and llnieed eiportallon
In lso a llM.Ooo.ooo a agalnn tint,
000,000 In 1005. Wheat export In 108
amounted to t, 355, 711 ton: male.
SJ.500,T; tlnaeed S2J.13X and flour,
Woman Immune Herselt Trans
mits Germs to Others.
STRANGEST CASE ON RECORD
New York Doctor Puttied by Womi
Who In Pat Six. Yar Inoeuttted
Mor Than 25 Peepl With Deadly
NEW YORK. April l.-A puMling
eaae I under obervatlon In the re
ception hovpltal In thl city. The pa
tient Ik a woman cook, apparently In
perfect health, but who I ditfalned
became ahe la aupected of communi
cating typhoid to about 26 pernoni
within the pat lx year. According
to r. Walter Henael, the aanltary u
perintendent of Mnnhaltun, the womun
i literally a living typhoid factory.
Bhe hernelf waa atrlckon with the dls.
eae about lx year ugo, It ran the
uaual coure and ahe recovered. Now
It Uv found tliut In all the time a!nc
he waa declared cured of typhoid fe
ver ahe kept on nuturlng and devel
oping typhoid germ. Though hnraclf
Immune, the gerrna which ahe haa been
developing have been a contnnt
ource of danger and contagion to all
with whom Bhe ha come in contact.
"The Lord only know' what we can
do with 'the woman," auld Dr. ncnxel.
"We tvlll keep her under obeervutlon
and will c'ertAlnly employ every mmni'
known to iclonce to locate and de
atroy the culture group of , germa
e'hl"!li fr-t In tlngrtig ,ln ner an
atomy." Suspicion waa attracted to the wom
an am typhoid Invariably appoareJ In
famllle where he wa employed and
when ha waa taken to the hoipltul
the auaplclon waa confirmed through
culture teata, ' V '
Applies for a Writ of Hab
' cus Corpus.
TOO CLOSELY GUARDED
Claims He is Being Punished
and Humiliated Before
SNEEZING CAUSES BLINDNESS.
Nw lry ; Woman Totally Blind
From Violent Snwxlng.
NEW, YORK, April l.-Mr. Joaeph
Jack, wife of a prominent resident of
Trenton, N. J., 1 blind with Httlo pro.
poet of ever regaining her light, a
the result of a. violent attack of aneoz
Ing which ahe had a few evening ago,
Ing which he Buffered a few evening
Speclallat who are treating Mri Jack
believe that the vlolenca of her Sneez
ing caused a hoiinorrage of the blood
YIOUTION Of CONSTITUTION
T. V. Haltey To Start Prom Manila
April fr Secretary of Board of Su
pervisor Removed By That Bady
Hny Spring Sentation.
BAN FRANCISCO, April t -On the
eve of hi trial, on the charge of ex
torting $2,0fl from the French r
taurant keeper of thl city, wheh I
to begin tomorrow before Judge Dunne,
Abe Ruef, today aaked the Vupreme
Court to free him fro mthe cuftmiy of
Kileor niaity d. order him Into lb
charge of tli Sheriff whom Judge
Dunne dlaquallfled on ground of per
sonal Interest. Ruef through hi at
torney haa filed in tho higher court.
An application for a writ of habeas
enrpua ao extensive In allegations, ar
guments and citation of authorities
that It occupies twenty one type
written page and (hat It embrace
sixty-two subdlvtalona, Ruef vets
up that his detention by tho FJIsor Is
Illegal: that. his case had been In
court four month prior to March t
and on that date being Indisposed, he
decided to visit Trocadero, believing
on advice of hi counsel that hi pret
ence. In court would not be required
because of hi appeal to the Federal
Supreme Court on the writ of error
'granted by Juctue Hebbard, Ruef re
count hi arrest and his refusnl of
ball at the hands of Judge Dunne, who
with Rudolph Spreckles, and Honey,
are hi enemle Ruef declare hi Im
prisonment amounts to practically soil
tary confinement; that he Unguarded
night and dny, by guard employed by
Bprecklea, Heney and Burn.
That ho cannot consult hi lawyers
without being overheard, unless he
talk In whispers; that he Is not al
lowed to talk wlh hit! wltnesse and
that he I being punished. Imprisoned
and humiliated before the trial, All
'those act he declares to bo unconsti
tutional and violative' of the fifth and
eighth amendment to tho Constltu
tlon. The supreme court took no ac
tion upon the' application today, not
even Issuing In alternative writ, I
Edwin T. Earl, owner of tho Los
Angeles Evening Express and Dr. J.
R. Hnynes, president of the Civil Ser
vice Commission of Los Angeles were
among thorn who 'presented themselves
for examination before the Grand Jury
today, .... ' ' t
Dr. Haync was excused by Honey
who said he was satisfied Hanes knew
nothing of the affair under Investl
galon. Earl wa examined by the Ju
ry, and after he was through he ask
ed Heney If It were not true that he
Heney had told him more about the
affairs of the Home Company than he
'knew, when he came Into the room.
'Heney replied that It wa true.
' Heney also stated he wa satisfied
'that Earl knew nothing of theTiffalrs
ho had been questioned about. Earl
then asked If Heney would go state to
presa, to which Heney replied "I will,
Sir with pleasure." ,.
,The trial of Abe Ruef, on extortion
charges, union the program la chang
ed at the last moment will actually
begin tomorrow s before Judge Dunn.
It la estimated by th Counsel that from
ten to twelve day will bo reiulrd to
get a Jury,
Apodal agent Hums today announc
ed receipt of cablegram from Manila,
stating that T. V, Halsey. Indicted on
charge of bribery of th Supwrvoslrs
on the behalf of th 1'acllto States
Telephone Company will atnrt for Man
Franc Hm.'o on April I, ,
Heney ainrind a enatlon among the
newspaper men immediately after to
daa Grand Jury session by remark
ing that he had In his possession "One
of the RotnliiMiks' of Halaey'a former
stenographer and a tpewrttten tran
script of Its contents." He would not
dlacus the niattera that la contained
or give any Information as to their Im
portance. The board of supervisor today re
moved Its secretary Senator Oeorg II.
Knnne, a Runf appointee. Supervisor
Gallagher o(Trd the resolution drop,
FRENCH IN ALGERIA,
Change In Franeh Army Corp In
LAIXAMARINA, Algeria. April t
In view of the aatlsfuctory condition
prevailing in the Oudaja Region Gen
oral Liauloy, commander of the French
column of occupation haa decided to
turn over the command of Oudjg to
General Dclanneeu and return to his
regular duty at Orau.
National Food Commission to De
termine Its Effect
THE PACKERS MADE REQUEST
A Squad of Tn Men Will Eat Meat
Cured) With- Saltpeter Fee Six
Month Under Observation of Board
CHICAGO, April 1. A dispatch to
I ha Record-Herald from Urbana, 111.,
say; "It Is the plan of the commas
slnn to make the most elaborate tet
the effect of liiu Bait-peter content of
cured meat upon the health, aald
President James of the University of
Illinois yesterday, In disrupting the
work of the nutlonal fond commission.
"The work," he added, "la underta.
ken at the solicitation of the packers
themselves, who have long watitJ to
know whether or not alt-peter when
consumed In small quantities, I In
jurious. Tho work will be carried on at Ihf
University of lltlnol under the dtreot
supervision of Professor Grlndj"ay of
the University. A squad of 20 men
will he housed at a club under the
moat favorable - conditions potnlblo
Half of the men will be fed meals
cured In the ordinary . way and th
other tie exactly the same diet except
that (hi mvHts will not ontnin any
saltpeter. A doctor will examine
the man 'dally, and their weigh' and
physical condition will be carefully no
ted. The Investigation will extend
over six months and the results will
be uccuraite In every particular,
"Tho mari composing the commis
sion are the most noted In the coun
try. They will direct the work and
their presence on the commission In
sures that the results) attained will be
final. The work la of great Import
ance.' Owing to the immense amount
of cured meat consumed In the coun
try It is Imperative that the people
know of the Injurious or non-lnJurl
ous use of sultpeter."
At) Boon as the saltpeter lnvestlav
tlon la finished other work In connee
tlon with nutritive problems will be
undertaken, , , , .
HIIX IN MINNEAPOLIS.
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. April I,
President HIU waa here today try
ing to arrange a compromise rate mea
sure to be submitted to the legislature.
Lawyers BclicvcThaw Will
THAWS COUNSEL RESTS
Jerome Expresses Opinion That
the Defense Is Assuming
JURY MEETS NEXT WEDNESDAY
The State Alitnlttt T Be Heard and
' A Protracted Affair la Looked Fee
Counsel Bliovt Thaw Will Stand
NEW YORK, April i.-An Impor
tant development In the Court pro
ceedings against Harry K. Thaw U
the announcement today by Counaei
for the prisoner. The Thaw side ret,
so far as further testimony by their
side la c"ncrnd before the lunacy
cnmmlsalon. ' Thu defense bcllovea
that thla will help to bring thl partic
ular hearing to a close by Tuesday
night that the trial, delayed for more
than a week by the movement to de
termine Thw' sanity at th present
time, can now be Immediately returned.
The defense aume, of course that
the commission will find that Thaw Is
now ane. In fart they are supremely
confident of such an outcome baaing
their opinion on the aplendld ahowlng
Thaw Is auld to have made, when
questioned before the Commissioners,
DlMrlct Attorney Jerome doe not
share the opinion of the defense that
th jommlsslon'wlll conclude Its hear
ing on Tuesday.. Ho snld that defense
was naMimtng too much and expressed
the ' belief that several duys would
elapse before the commission reported.
Mr. Jerome believe that the commis
sion will hear hi alienists, and he
hopes, besides, that tho testimony of
Dr. Allen McLane Hamilton will be
admitted. There Is no doubt that the
hearing will be prolonged If the State'
alienists are allowed to testify a fully
as Mr. Jerome wishes them to do, but
the defense lawyera hellevn that they
will only be,permlttd to tell what they
think of Thaw's present condition, and
facts' of the distant past, on which
most of their conclusions are bnaed,
will bo eliminated. Daniel O'Reilly al
so stated that Dr. Hamilton would not
be allowed to testify, and he added
that he hoped the Whole matter would
be ended Tuesday night,
"I do not 'aee why It should not be,"
concluded Mr, O'Rellley. "There will
be a brief session of Justice Fitzger
ald's court today but . the Jury will
agsln be dismissed probably until
Wednesday to await the report of the
commission.'' 1 '
. ; 1 ' ' 'j :'
POSTAL ADVANCES RATES.
NEW YORK, - April 1. Charles P.
Bruch, assistant genera) manager of
the Postal Telegraph Company Is quo.
ted today as stating that hla company
has raised It rate, practically to the
am basis aa that recently announced
by tho Western Union. The new rate
went Into effect at midnight, April 1.
glneer compiled absolutely with 'I "
company ru!t In bringing th trains
to a atop. Th other I per cent
brought their trains to a stop but af
ter passing tht signal. The men
were marked deficient and severely
disciplined. Of 110 'train tested on
the company main line 17 per cent
of the engineers obeyed tho rule
while on the New Turk division doc
a single engineer wa caught napping.
A total of I.Sr.J trains were Involved
In tlitf, tests.
NINTH TO CO TO PHILLIPINES
Colored Regiment and Hot- to Leave
for Insular PoteeMion.
SAN FRANCISCO. April 1. Twlv
iundred horse, valued. It I sold a'
1250,000, will be fchlpped to th Phil.
Ilpltie on th army transport Dlx.
which I scheduled to leavo thl port
for Manilla, th latter part of the week.
The hors are Intended fa- the use of
the Ninth cavalry, wbjch regiment la
to tall for th Islands on May I. The
Ninth cavalry la a colored regiment
commanded by white officer. It ha
been atatlnned for oi.e time past at
Fort Riley and Uavenworth In Kan.
sat, and at Fort Sheridan, III.
ME US A OFF FOR EUROPE.
NEW YORK, April L Mme. Melba,
sails for Europe on the Klor Wll
helm der Orosse, tomorrow.
RE8ULT8 OF 8IQNAL TEST.
Pennsylvania R, R. Conduota Tact aa
to Effiolsnoy of Signal System.
. NEW YORK, April 1. The Peonayl
vanla road within the last 8 monthx
has held surprise signal tests on It
lines In which 97 per cent of tho en-
Rumored They Will Take Less
Than 12 Per Cent
TO ACCEPT MANAGERS OFFER
Movement of Trainman le Now In the
Other Direction Grand Chiefs Gar
retaon ni Morrissey, , Refute To
Talk On the New Movement.
ClflCAOO. April 1 -The rallroade
yesterday announced a Secret canvut,
Juat completed among their employes
showing a strong sentiment against
calling a big atrlke and In favor of
accepting the wage offer of the roads,
The announcement wa made to Fed
eral Commissioners who are attempt
ing to bring about a settlement of the
dispute. It nfty have an Important
bearing en the peace negotiations.
Follwlng this move of the railroads,
a report wa spread that leader of
the union were preparing to make
attvoral concessions. It wa aald that
the demand for a nine hour day may
be abandoned and that the men also
may decide to take less than the IS
per cent, advance In pay they have de
monded. Grand Chief Garretton of
the Conductor will not confirm this
report Orand Chief Morrlscy, of the
Trainmen, refused to declare himself
further than to aseert "that the att
ention had not changed materially.''
Late dispatches tay:
v The railway employes of the Wes
tern ratlroada have reduced their de
'mand to a nine hour work day and
commissioners Knapp and Noll) are
working hard to overcome , that ob
stacle. They hold an almost contin
uous today with the manager' of roada
and representatives of the trainmen
and conductors. The men today sig
nified a willingness to accept tho wage''
Increase offered b the companies It
the managers grant the demand for a
nine hour day. The labor delegates
declared, the wage Increase minor mat.
ter but that they would not dare faoe
their constituents without securing the
Improvement In working conditions.
It was learned tonight that the nine
hour domand of the firemen waa what
prevented a settlement of that end of
the labor difficulties the western road
are experiencing. While acting sep
arately from conductors and trainmen,
tho firemen are standing for the same
demands', but It ta aald, in event of a '
strike they would walk out v . I