OOOT l VMIi.7A MMiillltl Ifc Wjt&R - wWUr mm PUBLISHES FULL ASSOCIATED PRESS REPORT ' THE MORNING FIELD ON THE LOWT COLUMBIA 34th YEAR. NO. 32. ' " " ASTORIA, OREGON, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 1909 t i ..rAM.. i mini iTi'inr . ninnrni?.-jLlTri nrnniiomra ZLtttttt? PRICE FIVE CENTS CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE PASSES SEGREGA . I I f 4.A. rr t nil IWSEHKSip'- Chinese descent. .When mch epa- rt school are established, Indian, Chinese. Japanese or Mongolian chil dren must not be admitted Into other schools." ; ' B hi action today the lower home I of the legislature ha taken the itep which the board of education of San FrancUeo intended to make two yeara ago which wa dropped after the board and former Mayor Scbnntt were called to Washington, and had several long conference with the I.UnL At that time it wat con- MeaiUre PaSSed IS Considered tended by the Japanese that they are not ftiongonani na im u i Japanese Children Exclud ed From Public Schools OTHER TOO DEFEATED lean children and that the Japanese often kept' back the Americans be cause of their Ignorance of the Eng lish language compelled .their being tauaht more slowly. Senator Hint said he I surprised to learn of the passage of the ,bill. lie refused to discuss the possibility of It passage by the upper house. He said his view were imllar to those of Per kins.' ' '.',. . ' ': ' ' ('.', NEVADA JAP SITUATION. CARSON CITY. Nev.. Feb! 4 The anti-Japanese resolution shorn of its reference to President Roosevelt came tip In the Senate today and was committed to ttje judiciary commit tee. This committee will smother it In accord with the wishes of United States Senators Dixon and Newlands. by President is Most Often- , , slvo Bill of All . ROOSEVELT IS DISPLEASED Wire Are kept Hot Between Waah ington and Governor OUett When President Hearts of Action Taken Toward the Jap, V SACRAMENTO, Cat., Feb. ,4. Wltkthe defeat ol two antl-Japanese bills In the House today, followed by tt tmexnected oassiae of a third bill setresating Japanese school chil dren in separate school along with the Chinese, Corcam and other Asi atics, regarded as the most offensive measure of all. President Roosevelt bat again taken a band In the antl Japanese legislation in the date lejri lature. Hardly had the bill passed when Governor Gillett received the followino- message from President Roosevelt: i "What is the rumor that the Call lornia legislature ha passed a bill excluding: the Japanese children from public schools? This is most offen sive bill of all, and in my judgment is clearly unconstitutional and we ahould at once have to test It In the courts. Can it be stopped In thejegls lature or bv veto?" The Governor at once sent a reply ih nature of which he declines at this time to make public and request ed of the President an immediate answer Pending receipt of another telegram from President Roosevelt, the Governor declined tonight to dis cuss the action in the asemb!y to day. ,-........,, The bill passed today which was one of .three measures Introduced hf Assemblyman Grove t. Johnson and it amends ' the existing statute by placing the word, "Japanese'', In the paragraph providing for separate schools for Mongolian children so as to j make; It read: "Trustees shall have the power to establish separate i-hnnta far Indian children and for question whether the statute could be enforced in absence of specific men tion of the word "Japanese." The action of the assembly today wat a complete surprise. After the defeat yesterday of the Drew anti-alien Dill, followed today by the defeat of two more anti-Japanese bill, a defeat of th segregation measure teemed a foregone conclusion and a result of the vote on the bill wat entirely un locked for. Upon learning the as sembly action. Governor Gillett call ed Into consultation Speaker Stanton and the Republican leader ol both Houses. The latter expressed a nope for being able to defeat the measure in the assembly upon reconsideration, and to that end Assemblyman Leeds after a roll-call changed his vote from no to ves and eave notice that tomor row he would move to reconsider the vote of 48 to 26 by which the measure was carried. It will require 41 votes to carry Leed's motion. In the event it is adopted, it is freely predicted that one of the fiercest battles ever ,) In California lctrislature will result from effort to kilt the bill. Governor Gillett i preparing to night a message to the legislature asking that body to reconsider the vote by hich the segregation bill was oas. This action is is a result of a message from President Roosevelt tnriav lnnealinar to him to devise some means for blocking the meas ure in the legislature. , , APPLE BOXES WASHINGTON. Feb. 4. Senator Fulton of Oregon has presented to the' Senate a petition of the Legisla ture of his state, asking for the defeat of the "Porter bill" which favors a single standard (or apple boxes on the ground that there are now in use "standard" and a "special" box for the shipment of apples from the Northwest. The Legislature see in the situation a possibility of federal interference which it docs not relish. WASHINGTON, D. C,. Feb. 4. Nes of the passage by the California assembly of the bill segregating the Japanese school children received in official quarter her with surprise and consternation. In the message to Governor Gillett, President Rnn.ovrlt clearly Indicated that he has not changed hi opinion express. ed two years ago In hi annual met sase to conaress that to shut tne Japanese out of the common schools la a wicked absurdity. , Senator Fer kins of California asserted hi belief tonight that the right should be giv en to the school authorities ot tne state to provide separate schools for the Japanese. Perkins said he did not think, there was any objection ever made to the Japanese attending the higher Institutions of learning by Californians but that in the lower senoois tor inaian cmiuicu mm ...-. : ---children .of 'Mongolian, Japanese or' tvhools there are often found Japa- DEATH KNELL FOR ! CALIFORNIA RAGING Senate i by Vote" of 33'to 7 Pass tie. Walker Otis Anti-Race Track Bill . Torasin RACE GILL principal concessions secured ones oermittina mauufacture of H quors in dry districts for sale outside thereof and an increase in election petition-feature from 20 to 30 per cent of qualified voters- When the House adjourned at, , 10 o'clock to night it was with the understanding that the consideration of the measure be continued tomorrow. ; ; On Ground That Senate Rule Had Been Violated RUSH OPJION BILL very Move to Delay Anti-Saloon League measure is . . Defeated WANT NEW TRAINING SCHOOL Appropriation of $25,000 For New Training School is Recommenaea by Message From Lieutenant-Gov ernor Hay. . ' DOES NOT MATERIALIZE. BOISE, Feb. 4 The Japanese res olution did not materialize in the leeislature today. It is understood that Senator Borah has brought evi dence to bear to prevent introduction of such resolution and has received assurances that it will be throttled if presented. LOGGER SHOT DEAD BY COLORADO WANTS ONE DENVER, Feb 4. The Colorado Bankers Association yesterday de termined to have a bank guarantee bill introduced in the Legislature that will provide for a guarantee by each bank separately to its own de positors. ; . , A DULL DAY. WASHINGTON. D. C, Feb. 4.- The omnotonoiis tones of the reading clerk of the Senate as he loaded through a bill of over 100 pages mak ing appropriations for the District of Columbia, constituted tne cIef fea ture in the proceeding of that body today. When the Senate adjourned reading of only half of the bill had been completed- till TONEY MOER KILLED DwR- INQ DRUNKEN QUARREL IN PORTLAND. SACRAMENTO, Feb. 4. -Racing, ,n California received a vital blow vhen the Senate today, by a vote oT 33 to 7, passed the Walker-Otis anti racetrack bill 'which prohibits pool-.-ii! t.:i,.vin or (rambling on cuing, uuvii" -- - , Winces. The bill having already passed the assembly, it will now be . . um. Governor Gillette hav i -ui hU Intention of signing it, but it is believed that he will not take this action until 3U nays .1.-.- a. n, bill permits pool sellers and bookmakers 60 days time i . 1a.. n their affairs, tne in wiiitu iu v -r at racinsf ,at Emery- ville and Santa Anita courses will not WOMAN INTERVENES. CHICAGO, Feb. 4.-Mrs. May Van Dine, mother of the car barn bandit hanged several years ago, has urged Tii(tffe Lamlis to be lenient with Dan- o . lei E. Kerr, the former rost-umce clerk, who admitted stealing from the mails for ten years. Mrs. Van, Dine she found the defendant's" home - . . ! in a pitiable stntej that his sister is dying from consumption and' that his brother also was dying, judge tandis sentenced ,Kerr to serv? ,18 months, in, the.. ..Leavenworth, prison, which is considered to be an excep tionally light punishment. - ' PORTLAND, Feb. 4.-Tony Moer, Norwegian logger, was shot and al most instantly killed tonight by Hans Goodager, proprietor of a saloon on North Third street in this city. Moer and Goodager were both, it is alleged, under the Influence of li- n.mr. Goodaaer who was arrested, eha'rired with murder in the firat de cree, admit the shooting. According tn n eve-witness. Moer and com panion entered Goodager' saloon and asked to be served with liquor, ine .aloonman refused, because he states Moer had the reputation of being a saloon brawler. Goodager. orderea Moer to. leave the resort, and at tne . . .. . l same time, it is alleged, tnreaieucu him with a revolver. ' Moer knocked tiU weanon from Goodager'a hand and the latter picked up another re- volver. The aloonman is auegea io have become infuriated by thia lime, and coming from behind the bar, it asserted he shot Moer in the Dae of the head. ' . v: ;.' t . ' DOING GOOD WORK. CHICAGO, Feb- 4.-Some of the difficulties encountered by a "Marine" evangelist as discussed last evening by the Rev. Wilfred T. Grenfelt who hni ehased the demon rum all over the high seas and has it concerned, just now, on the DieaK coasi oi iiu r!r. The Enclish evangelist told how, in his tour of the fishing fields hi- Wded nil sorts of crafts and held oravcr meetings and sought to close up those "Ocean saloons" He said that as a result many shipowners have ceased paying off their men m saloons, as had been the custom. NOTED PYTHIAN DEAD. CHICAGO. Feb. 4-William Dan es Kennedy, one of the highest offici al., nf the Kniirhts of Pythias oraer and the author of Kennedy's Pythian Historv" is dead here, trom heart HUease.' He was closely associated for years with Justus H. Rathbone, founder of the order. m.VMPlA. Feb. 4. On the ground that the Senate rule has been violated by the transfer of the anti racetrack bill to the house imme ,iinirlv after the oassage . by the Senate yesterday, both Houses today expunged from yesterdays journal records the proceedings in which the House refused to concur in the re- jectment b the" Senate of the emer oenev committee- Having laid in the Senate as required, for 24 hours, the bill will be reported over to the House tomorrow morning when yes terday's action wilt likely be repeated. The Senate today received a new bill ncreasing the membership of the state supreme court from seven to nine members. The measure divioes th court into two departments with four members in each, the chief jus tice at liberty to sit in either depart ment. Three members of one depart ment can render an opinion. The controlling working majority of the house local Option leader to day successfully brought the McMas- ters or anti-saloon league on -4 tne floor of the lower branch of the legis lature and defeated, every move at delay' or amendment. Beginning at 10 o'clock when the bill was reported by the majority of the judiciary com- tnitt without recommendation tne house wrangled over.'.attempts at al ternation . until late tonight. By. a vote of 5 to 36 a substitute bill pro posed by the minority of the commit tee fixing a double unit composed of counties outside of the cities as one and cities as other unti was killed off An nttemot to delay matters by mak- inir the bill the special order for next Tuesday , failed. The House spent the entire afternoon discussing tne first section of McMaster's bill with the county, as the controlling unit. The amendment to make all cities and towns voting unities was voted down as was another amendment naming the first, second and third class cities as separate units. Advo cates of the more liberal law than nmnnsed amendment making, first- class cities of which there are three in the' State, separate units, out rlehate that ensued indicated that "the liberal faction was hopelessly divided and the proposed amendment was withdrawn. . , . t 1 Tmlav Lieutenant-Governor Hay ct . tnessaire to the legislature rec that the reform . school at rhehalis be removed to the irri land in Eastern Washington nA that the buildings at Chthalis be converted Into an insane asylum. An appropriation of $25,000 for a new hool was recommended.. It was so recommended that old soldiers FAMOUS RELIC LOST. NEW CASTLE, Pa., Feb. 4.-The historic Lincoln coach in " which President Lincoln rode to Washing ton for his inaugural ceremony was destroyed in a fire yesterday at Sharpsville, Pa. It wa the sole pas senger equipment of the little Sharps ville Railway, running between that town and Washington , Junction. It was covered with sheet iron put on before Lincoln made his famous ride and wa supposed to be buillet proof. POLICE OFFICERS iii- DESPERATE PISTOL BATTLE FOUNDING THE HOME. COLORADO , SPRINGS, Colo, Feb, 4-By thepurchase of 160 acres immediately east of the Union Print ers home as a ite of the proposed National Sanitarium of the National Letter Carrier Association, the, first sten toward the actual founding "of the home has been taken. The land was secured from, the state, m fee simple by a committee of Colorado Spring men. . ,- , MORE THAW TALK. POUGHKEEPSIE, N. Y, Feb: 4--"It js just a year ago since I as ac quitted and at last my appeal against the faulty commitment that tempor arily nullified that verdict has reached the appelate court," says Harry Thaw in a statement sent out from the Mat teawan Asylum yesterday. Thaw maintains that the jury which ac quitted hira expressed no opinion except as to his mental condition on June 25, 1906, when he killed Stanford White. Thaw expresses confidence that the appelate division will decide that section 4S4 of the penal, code under which he was committed "to aMttewan is unconstitutional be cause it despotically imprisons a man without due Drocess of law. There was no process at all to find if I was insane on February 1,1908- FORESTRY SERVICE IS mnmm CRITICISM COMES PRINCI PALLY FROM SOUTHERN STATES. WASHINGTON, D. C, Feb. 4 The forestry service got its usual annual drubbing today, criticisms against it coming principally from Smith of California, Cook of Colora do and Mondell of Wyoming, all of whom, charged extravagance in the administrates and extortion of mon ey tio miners, farmers, and even owners of the bee hives. Cook attrib uted to Pinchot and the forest service ulterior a motive of scheming for Secretary Wilson's seat in the cabi net. Both Pinchot and the lorest service were vigorously defended by Mann of Illinois and Weeks of, was sachusettsl All attempts to amend th. Kill in anv imoortant manner failed. . ' "" " ATTEL WINS- NEW ORLEANS, Feb. 4 Abe At tell easily retained the featherweight championship" in "a contest with Eddie Kelly of Ne,w York tonight. ' Kelly's seconds threw up the sponge in the event. '. .:,..! USING THE GOATS. Put to Work Grazing " Lines.' Off Fire at the Orting Home De removed io nftw Veterans' Home at Port ur chard, and the Orting institution be converted' into an .institution for the rk1i minrled VOUths, Th mVht ssession was devoted to alihusterinir but friends of the bill defeated all but a few amendments. WASHINGTON," Feb. 4.-Angora iroats to the number of 3000 uncon sciously doing yeoman service for "Uncle Sam" in' constructing' by off mile after mile of fire line through the bushy , chaparral growth of the Lassen National For est of California, shortly will be tne ',1 icrht witnessed. The contract for Dressing this little band of white animals into government service has heen sinned and the noval experiment will be undertaken next spring irt the forest reserve mentioned. The goats will be civen two years in which to wnnM nn the lob. and if thty come up to Uncle Sam's exacting; re quirements they will be permaaentiy nlarerl on the srovernment rolls.' The scheme is to run fire lines parallel with the contour of the slopes, by ...Uil. trails' about 80 ' rods apart which areo serve as guides for the angoras. ' They will graze in each fli- rprtinn from the trails, killing, it is estimated, a strip of brush about 30 yards wide." The wide lanes cut out and grazed by the "goats will serve as ideal fire lines in protecting the for ests, and also make a place for repro duction of' merchantable trees. MOSQUITOS DID IT. NEW YORK, Feb. 4. In an ad dress before the College of Physi cians and Surgeons, Dr. George Adami,' of McGill University, said that it as the mosquito and not graft that causfd the French to fail in their project to build the Panama canaL This malarial breeding pest, he con tinued, wes indirectly responsible for the decay, of Greece and the fall of Rome. After paying a Jiigh tribute to America, medical science for, the work in Cuba and Panama, he con tinued: ' . ..: ,. "Half the population of the world die from malaria in most instances soread by the mosquito. Out of six millions who died in India, five mil lions died from fever. But now path ological research has led to means- of nreventinc and the death rate has greatly diminished." . " W.S. Dudley Shoots Alex ander Smith . -i , f t pl""f-.,,T , . . .if" ' , '1 i ... .,:, 'I , , JEALOUSY THE CAUSE The Arresting of Brakemen for ' Stealing Freight Causes - ' ".V::r, Row'1 " DUDLEY ALSO BADLY KURT Smith Was 50 Yeara Old and Wat ft Son of General R."' Smith of the Mexican and Civil War . Fame Dudley i 45 Yeara Old.. . SEATTLE, Feb. 4--In a desperate oistol battle between W. S. uuaiey and Alexander S. Smith, a special policeman employed as a night watch man at the' freight sheds of the wor thren Pacific Railway shortly after 4 o'clock this afternoon Smith wa m- stantly killed and Dudley shot twice being badly wounded. Smith waa armed with a .38 calibre revolver with which he shot Dudley twice, once be low the left ear and the other in the hand. Smith was shot with an auto matic pistol one bullet striking him over the heart, another in the right Iegt and a third in the leg. ' ' Smith was 55 yeara old- He was a son of General R. Smith ot Mexican and Civil War fame- Dudley is 45 years old and lives in Tacoma. It is said jealousy over the arrest of two brakemen charged with stealing freight caused the trouble which end ed in the shooting. The brakemen were arrested by Smith and Dudley, who had been on bad terms, according to the report. ever since. ,'' REPORT SOUNDS GOOD. ..MANILA; Feb:"4.-E. W. Sells, of New York, an expert accountant en gaged by the insular audits, has com pleted his work and departed for home by way of Europe.' rie pro nounced the government's system of accounting better than that of any state or city he had ever seen, bens also declared .that the system used by the insular government is the most were recommended. ' . , SEVERAL SALARY VETOES SUSTAINED BaileyV Resolution for Exclusion Laws to ; Japanese and Hindus is Ridiculed Include SALEM. Or.. Feb. 4-Two or three vetoes of the governor on the salary increasing bills were sustained by tne Senate this : afternoon the third Din being passed over his veto with the new alignment in the Senate that al most any veto measure attecting tne salary bill will be sustained, members who "supported the bills previously announcing their determination to as sist the Governor in his stand. At the same time two solutions to the salarv problem have been ) offered; the Senate and the other in the House. In the Senate Norton has offered a resolution that the commit tee be appointed' to fixe the'scale ,bf wages for county officials and report tr. Ka mado at the next session, m a memorial to congress Senator 6ai ley urges the present Chinese exclu sion las be not abrogated in favor ot the general laws, as it is alleged as being advocated.- Bailey's resolution asks that the present exclusion laws be broadened so as to include the Japanese and Hindus. : Alter , being ridiculed as an absurd amenumeni, the ten-inch hat pin bill which has passed the' House, was Indefinitely postponed. -. The House passed a measure calling tor a constitutional convention over the protests of mem bers who suspected 'it was concealing a plot against the direct primary and other advanced ideas. During the at ternoort senatorial courtesy was for gotten and ings which would have caused phyeticSl encounter outside were ung back and forth. . be disturbed.