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PORTLAND,: OREGOIT. THUBSDAY ETOTING, JTXJLY 31.. 1902.
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Fierce Rioting , Among the Striking
Miners of Shenandoah Pa, Police
; Worsted in Bloody? Battles-
(Sorippi-HclUa News Association.)
EHBNANOOAH, Pa., July SL-Josepb
Iiedda.ll,' leading hard war merchant of
this city, wa beaten to death and on
policeman was fatally; and ;inahy otberi
dangerously hot In a fteree riot of mln
r her last night The troubla wa
tarted about o'clock last evening whan
two non-union workers attempted to past
through the strikers' lines under sscort
of a deputy sheriR. They were "detected
and ona was nearly beaten to death, , A
small' force, of policemen then advanced
to their rescue, - firing a rolley as they
came. The mob retreated for a moment
but Immediately returned to the attack
armed with . revolvers, stones and shot
guns and the policemen were forced to
flee for their lives. Two of them who
were out off from retreat were brutally
beaten and one will die.
THE MOB'8 LOSSES.
The losses suffered by the strikers were
also severe. Over 40. are known to have
been wounded and at least two are dead,
All last night $he tumults continued more
than a thousand men and boys marching
from place to place and carrying terror
and destruction wherever they appeared.
'Governor Stone ordered out a force of
1.100 of the National Guard last night.
They arrived hers early this morning and
took control of the 'situation.
- LABOR LEADERS SORRY.
The following statement was circulated
around, the city during the night:
"In View of the disturbances that have
occurred In Shenandoah within the paBt
14 hours in utter disregard to the teach
ings and principles of the United Mine
workers as an organization and contrary
to the expllcltness of the leaders, we
, call upon all members of the United
Mtnoworkers at once to do all-in their
power to suppress lawlessness, and to
aid , the officers in every way to maintain
peace and good order. - , ,
V "JOHN FAHET, .
"President District No. I."
RIOTERS QUIETINQ "DOWN.
(Scripps-MCRa News Association.)
SHENANDOAH. July 31,-The presence
of the state ttoopaJjx.the streets of tho
town this morntng had a salutory effect
upon the riotous strikers, and the alarm
ed citizens, after passing a restless night,
repaired to rest, confident there would
bo no other serious outbreak while the
soldiers are here. Brigadier-General Oo
bln Is in command of the troops, which
are composed of the Eighth Regiment
from Harrisburg, and the Twelfth from
Pottsvllle, They arrived here at 6:30 this
MANY BADLY INJURED.
' (ScrlppB-McRae News Association.)
SHENANDOAH, July Sl.-How many
were injured In last night's riot has not
yet been ascertained but the physicians
today report having treated at least 20
suffering from bullet wounds, bruises,
cuts, broken heads and limbs. The three
A BIG VOTE
Expected by Candidates
for CarnivaI;Qtieene "
Wilt Be Provided at an Enormous
Expense The Eks
All Is bustle and every one Is busy at
carnival headquarters in preparation for
the voting for carnival queen; answering
correspondence, and the distribution of
folders. About 100,000 votes have been
printed and everything Indicates that
the present contest will be one of tho
liveliest ever waged in Portland.
' All contestants for Queen are popular,
each has her numerous -friends, and vot
ing will probably be very close.
Each candidate has been provided with
a -goodly supply of votes, and the tom-
mlttee on voting desires that they and
1 their friends dispose of them at-every op-
- pprtunlty. One of the energetic cahdl
, dates has already Sold nearly 100 votes;
some of which wilt undoubtedly .be cast
for her. '1 ? v. ' . -The
votes' are sold at 6 cents apiece.
Carnival buttons are being distributed to
' ' day and many may" be- seen already on
- coat lapels. It has been decided , to let
the contract fori building the .fence .to
. Contractors Wlnnlfred,and McDonald, and
the agreement will be signed this after
noon. ; ;
- Several Elk lodge In Texas have befit
policemen who were beaten and shot, ap
pear to be In a serious condition and it
i is believed, .that Patrolman Urlts cannot
recover. Jt. Is now definitely known that
there, was nothing premeditated in last
night's outbreak. ! The act of Deputy.
Beddell In attempting to escort twooion
unionists through the picket line by a
ruse, angered the strikers and one act of
Violence ld ;t0 another." Qeneral Cobin
at noon said he anticipated no, further
trouble. V," ..":
BEDELL S i ILL LI VES.
(ScrlppS-McRae News Association.)
SHENANDOAH, July ; 31.-Joseph Be
dell, nephew of Deputy Sheriff Bedell,
who was reported to have died as a,.re-
sult of injuries received at the hands of
the mob last night, Is still alive but at
the hospital. It was stated that he
would not recover.
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MITCHELL IS WORRIED.
. (8crlpp-McRae News Association.)
WILKES BARRP,' Pa., July SI. Preslr
dent Mitchell, of -the United, Mlneworkers.
who Is here this morning, said e deeply
regretted 'the unfortunate happening at
Shenandoah, He was not. officially In
formed as to the causes but he had re
peatedly warned the miners that the per
son who violated the law was the worst
"enemy the strikers could, have. Mitchell
looked; worried- .
EVERYTHING IS QUIETi
(Bcrlpps-MoRae News Association.)
HARRJSBURQ, Pa., July 31.-Jeneral
Cobtn, In command of 1 the troops at
Shenandoah has telegraphed the adjutant
general that the situation there Is peace
ful this morning, andKithat he has dis
tributed 1500 soldiers about tfie town.
Governor Stone will return from tho
Adlrondacks 'this' afternoon to keep
watch on the situation.
'SCRANTON: COLLIERIES OPEN.
(Scrlppa-McRae News Association.)
SCRANTON July SL-Under the pro
tection of the-city police, the coal and
iron .police, and detectives, the Oxford
Colliery ' and the Peoples' Coal Company
resumed active operations this morning
with 200. men. ) 1. is claimed by the gen
eral manager no trouble has .yet occur
red. One thousand strikers marched on the
Cayuga Colliery this morning but no at
tempt was mate to operate it.
TROUBLE AT SHAMOKIN.
(Seripps-McRae NeWs Association.)
SHAMOKIN, Pa.. Deputy Sheriff Peter
Cassell was shot In the shoulder this
morntng by a striker named Devoe, A
posse of -citizens captured Devoe and
placed htm In Jail. ,
RIOT8 AT TAMAQUA.
(Sciippa-MoRae News Association.)
TAMAQUA, Pa., July a. A riot oc
curred at New Philadelphia this morning
In ' which several were shot. Sheriff
Bedmill was called but was unable to
cone with the situation. He has asked
General Cobin to send soldiers to the
heard from, and are completing arrange
ments to send a large delegation to Port
Portland Elks' excursion train will
leave at 8:23. a. tn. August 28, with a
large crowfl to attend the Elks' Carnival
at Seattle, to be held from August 18 to
August 37 has been decided upon ns
Elks' day at Seattle, and at this time trie
different lodges will compete for prizes.
The price' of round-trip tickets, good for
four days. Has been fixed at 84.00.
' Among' the attractions at the Portland
Carnival' will be a Mexican village, the
Streets of Cairo, a gigantic reproduction
of the Pan-American Midway, a typical
Japanese' tea house and theatre, the fly
ing lady. Lunetta, a Moorish Village, the
Streets of All Nations, a dog . and pony
circus, the German Village, Wardl Zouie
and her untamed lions, the Austin Sis
ters, on the revolving and flying trapeze,
and many others. Five mammoth street
parades will be given nd J2500 distribut
ed In prise. ;i ,
Of Chicago Strike for a
Uniform Day and Bet
; ;ter Pay. for Labor,
CHtCAOO, July St Committees repre
senting 1100 boiler makers of Chicago
visited thts 60 shops today and notified the
men vthat a strike bad been , declared.
Their demand is for a uniform day and
aa advance of from SO to 40 per eent in
wages. t It ,1s , believed the . strike will
rrB(! Wother. itL J f , i ,
Texas - Floods '(Grpwing
More Seriousl. , .
Washouts Have. Occurred on Every
Railway System in 1
' "', the State.
(Scripps-McRae News Association.)
DALLAS, Tex., July 8L -The, flood sit
uation In Texas today Is worse than here
tofore. Losses of tracks and bridges sure
reported from nearly every system In the
state. Tho Texas & Pacific railway ftfis
ordered the sale of all tickets west of
Abilene discontinued. Some lose ef life is
rumored from 'the vicinity" of Sari, An
tonio. The Sabine River at Quinlan is
two miles wide. ... ' . ' ' .'..''
. Block His Giant
Deal in Oats
CHICAGO, July 31.-Judge Chytraus
this morning modified his injunction Is
sued yesterday to prevent . Patten and
others from manipulating a "corner" In
oats on the Board of Trade.
As changed, the order prevents the de'
fendants from asking the Board of Trade
or its President for $100,000 of margin
checks which the Patten crowd expected
to receive today. An Injunction restrain'
ir.g the Board of Trade from transferring
the margin certificates was 'dissolved as
the Board is not actively interested. The1
defendants are thus allowed to trade In'
oats ad lib. It was expected the court's
action would cause a demoralisation of
the Board this morning buf the deal, so
far as prices were concerned, went on as
before. July oats went up from 63 to 65
CLARK IN A BAD FIX
Illegally Alters Another's Home
The case of the United States vs. J. D.
Clark came on for hearing" this morning
before United States Commissioner Sla-
den, but was continued until next Tues
day morning at 10 o'clock. He was re
leased on 500 bail. ' ,
Clark is charged with having felonious
ly altered a homestead application at
Grahts Pass. This was made by. William
B. Evans to the register of the land office
at Roseburg, Or. The application origin
"Homestead. Application No. ," Land
Office at Roseburg, Oregon, JuIy 17, 190.
I, Win. B. Bvans, of St. Johns, Oregon,
do hereby apply to enter, under section
2289, Revised Statutes of the United
States, the northwest (4) quarter of sec
tion ten (10) in township 33 of range 4
west, containing 160 acres: William B.
Clark is charged) with having drawn 'pen
marks through certain words fend figures
so as to read: "Southeast quarter () of
section twenty-six (26) In township thirty
five (35) of range three (3) east." This
entirely changed the description of the
land intended to be filed upon as a home
stead, and was entirely without Evans'
knowledge or consent
Walter "Wilson had his preliminary
hearing before Judge Hogue yesterday
afternoon. He denied that he robbed
Slgen thaler and will use-for a defense
he fact that he was not the only one
who had a key to the room from which
the clothing was stolen. ,
Dan McCauley, Robert! McCauley,
Charles Babcock, Cecil Lilly and Fred
Gale were before Judge Hogue for
mashing windows In Alblna. The case
was continued until Friday. Soro the
boys are in jail In default Of 20 bail. ?
Fred L. Jones, a confirmed opium fiend;
was fined (50 for unlawfully having some
of the drug in his possession.' Jones was
arrested sometime ago on suspicion of
having been implicated In the robbery of
a fruit store on Third street. Notice of
appeal was given to the higher -court.
His bail as fixed at $100.:. , '
The' case of Louis Tary against J. H.
Johnson for keeping a vicious dog was
put ever t.oJPrlday. Johnson claimed that
his dog Was harmless as a. lamb, "While
Tary, who haa been severely bitten by
the brute, testified the dog was ferocious
as a tiger.. -'..' . t' JjV.-".,- '
1 Harry Jones, a - recent ; arrival from
Vancouver, B, (X. was arrested near the
station . yesterday - by ; .Jailor Roberts.
Jones Is "Charged with passing a forged
check for ITS on .Ballon ft; Wright, of U1
First street, obtaining thereon a bicycle
and 5 la cash. r .,-" ' vj -
r, r . f ' .
That He Said New York Was SoEd
, for Roosevelt.
(Scripps-McRae News Association.)
NEW TORK, July Sl.-Senator- Piatt
this morning' took occasion to deny the
statement'' attributed to ' him that 1 the
President ''would, - liave the solid backing
of tbaNew York delegation at the Re
publican , National convention, and said
that he had not told the President so at
Oyster Bay. The Senator avers that not
a word on the subject Was said.
Earth Quakes Spreads
Ruin and Dismay in
(Scripps-McRae News Association.)
SAN FRANCISCO, July 31.-A most se
vere shock of ' earthquake visited Los
Alamos and the northern section of that
county at 1:30 this morning. All brick and
adobo buildings were destroyed, merchandise-was
thrown from the shelves, chim
neys were craeked and the residents de
serted their homes. Severe shocks were
felt at.Lempera, Santa Maria and other
places, but ;Ao serious damage Is report
ed. The brick walls ef one building were
badly cracked at Santa Barbara. The
residents of Los Alamos were warned by
the State University today to desert the
locality temporarily as another shock Is
predicted. ' ' .
King Edward Sails for a
: Cruise Is Making
(Journal Special Bervlce.1
fr COWES, England, July 31.-A -f
f bulletin Issued today by the royal -f
f physicians says the King has
made rapid progress since Mon-
-f day last, and that his general
f condition leaves nothing to be de-
f sired. The King went to sea to-
f MEDICAL OPINION. -f
f LONDON, July 81. The. Lancet
today emphatically affirms that the
King 1 progressing, and that
f nothing unforeseen has occurred.
4- The British Medical Journal makes
4- a similar statement.
"I most emphatically state that I am
Impartial to the Union Meat Company
and to the Northwest Meat Company."
Such were the words of Dr. E. N.
Hutchinson to The Journal. Dr. Hutch
inson was asked about the accusation of
partiality made by certain butchers In
whose shops diseased mean were recent
ly' seized by Health Officer Blersdorf.
'I am partial to these companies, con
tinued Dr. Hutchinson, "and to certain
other shops dealing most exclusively In
kosher beef, because these are the only
meat dealers subjected to regular and
continued Inspection, and 99 vr cent of
the families in Portland are partial In
the same way. ,
Inspected meat eoats no more than un
inspected, although . the very assurance
carried by the stamps of the government
Inspection and the Jewish rabbis that the
meat came from animals in a perfect
state of health in the -time of slaughter,
makes It worth more . than uninspected
meat. ' '.'
"Firms voluntarily submitting to an In
spection which Is recognised as an Inter
national standard are jftnltled to the par
tial consideration of : every head of a
family tn Portland." v ;- - ,
FELL DOWN STAIRS.
Mrs. William Hamilton, of St. Johns,
sustained severe Injuries, recently by fall
ing down a flight of stairs at the house
of her son-in-law, Charles Cook. Her
Condition is, however, improving. .
SAN" FRANCISCO, July 3L Wheat,
Oregon Short Line Needs
More Locomotivese 5
Nearly , a Million of New Rolling
Stock Ordered for Quick
(Scrlppa-McRae News Association.)
SALT LAKE. July 31.-The Oregon
'Short Line has placed an order for new
equipment to coat tm.WO including 15
locomotives and other rolling stock for Im
mediate delivery. Most of It will be plac
ed on the California line now building.
Men Arrested for Forgery
Harry Jones and John Hall, arrested
last night, one for passing a bogus check
and the other for attempting to pass a
bogus check, made a .confession to Chief
McLauQhlan today. The men claimed that
they were brothers, and night before last
held up Hlllyard on the East Side Jonas
holding the gun and Hall going through
his pockets. The men are 23 and 25 years
of age, are Intelligent and well dressed.
They stated they came of a good family
and refused to give their names, place of
residence or past history.
Janes Thinks It Worth the $1500
A NEW TRACY HUNTER WRITES
To Governor Geer He Has a Dad
(Journal Special Service.)
SALEM. July SI. The probability of
Mrs. Waggoner's getting the 1500 re
ward for the return of Merrill's body
has been greatly Increased. First War
den J. J. Janes, of the penitentiary, haa
stated that in his opinion she should
get the money. No funds now being nt
the disposal of Governor Geer, the mat
ter will finally rest with Secretary of
Many and varied are the propositions
made, by correspondents of all kinds In
writing to the Governor regarding the
means to be adopted to capture Tracy,
the notorious outlaw, and men who
themselves offer to catch the bandit ae
not wanting.- Yesterday the Goernor re-
celved a letter from a man In Peoria, 111 ,
who proposes, for a consideration to
catch the escaped convict. He says:
"I have a proposition to make to you.
For a' consideration I will undertake to
trap the bandit Tracy for you, and thus
rid your section of the country of a
public menace. I have my plans all
made, down to the minutest details, and
though I will be undergoing great per
sonal danger, I am willing to take the
risk. Of course, I expect you to say ab
solutely nothing to anybody about this
matter, as the knowledge of one person
In this case'x would overthrow all my
plans. Tours In secrecy, ."
He Will Consult American Prelate
( on the Affairs of the
Church in America.
(Scripps-McRae News Association.)
ROME, July 31.Cardlnal Gottl, the
newly appointed prefect of propaganda
of the Roman Catholic Church, has ex
pressed his intention of calling the, Amer
ican prelates to help him in the settle
ment of "church affairs regarding , the
United States. ''" ' !. : Hr-'AJ-
OREGON EXHIBIT IN JAPAN.
Secretary Moore, of the Board ef Traded
W()r again take up the nght for an Ore
gon exhibit at .the- Japanese Industrial
Exhibition to be held at Osaka In 1903, by
sending, Cut .letters to the members of the
Columbia ' River Basin Board of Trade
requesting subscriptions to a' fund for
this purrf ' ' '
Arrives in 5an Francisco on a Tout of
the World Is Traveling in; :
Private Capacity : :
. ,.' '': ' ' ' r,!'i
(Journal Special Service.? ' ' ', ,"' "
SAN FRANCISCO. July a.-Prince Boris Vladimir, Grand Duk of Rlssla''"
v- and first cousin to the Czar, accompanied by his valet and -suite, arrived
here this morning on the steamer Doric from Japan via Honolulu on n, '
tour of the world. He was met by the members of the local Russian son-
sulate. whose guests the party will be. The tour of the a prince Is partly
private and partly official. He will pay some atteheion to labor and menu-
facturlng conditions tn the United States, and will make a report to his -f-
- government. - He has visited Egypt, Ceylon, India, Slam, China and Japan, -f.
In Egypt his. visit was official, visit being paid to the ,, Khedive. Also-an ;:
Official call was made upon the King In Slam. In Japan he was a guest
4- of the Mikado for five days.' Here, on account of the attempt made upon:'
the present Csar's life 11 yars ago. special care was taken to shield him.
He was surrounded by detectives, but created much excitement by giving
them all the, slip, secretly disappearing for a couple of days. The prince ;
will spend about a, month In the 8tates, going from here to New York. -
As he does not travel in eri official capacity, the Washington authorities,
4 will tike no steps to recognize .him formally. .
The prince is a son -of Grand Duke Vladimir, a brother ef the late ,
Czar, and the Grand Duchess of Mecklenburg. He Is an athletic and,
handsome, with a blonde mustache and said to be an enthusiastic admirer ;
4- of American women. He is first lieutenant of the Red Hussars, the cav- -f ,
airy which Is the Imperial guard of the Czar. ,-.',
His suite Is composed of the following: Lleuts. . A. Graves, Frlderict . --f
and Strandmsn. -Chevalier de Schenkand A. C. Greaves. All are Rus- 4 v
4- sians but speak English well. The prince, is himself an English scholar. '
4- -f f'f 44 4- 4 ' 4- V.4 4 4- 4- 4- 4- 4--
He Tells Mayor
, (Journal Special Service.) ' - "
4- SAN FRANCISCO, July 31. Fltzslmmons called upon Mayor Schmlta 4-
4- last night and assured the latter that he had not faked In the champion- 4-4-
ship contest. He explained bow his hands were crippled, from punching 4-4-
Jeffries, and how the champion landed a blow Sever his heart that pre-4
4- vented the continuation of the battle- The Mayor, stated the contest was .4-4-
the best he had ever seen, but. reiterating that the ending didn't salt him.f4v
4- After gastng upon Fit' s countenance the city chief executive said: 4-'
4 "Mr. . Fltzslmmons, your face Is too honest for a man that would fake." 4-4-
The Mayor now, states that he has washed his hands of the affair, and has 4-4-
nothing more 'to say. ., - v- 4
4- . Mrs. Alfred H 111,, the clairvoyant, whose prediction that Jeffries would 4
4- win IrTtbe eighth' rotind, was , the basis of the Examiner's chargef of fake, 4-4-
will coll upon Mayor Schmits today to vindicate Fits, ' (,',!?
44 444444'44444444 f f M
KNOWS HOW TO
KEEP VERY MUM
Qptain Johnson Will Not Get His
Foot Into His Mouth by Too
Capt. F. O. Johnson, who Is one of the
officers who came in last night from San
Francisco with Troops A, B, C, and D of
the First Squadron of the Third United
States Cavalry,- Is quite different from
some of the officer Who have recently
returned from the Philippines. He
knows how to keep mum, with a big M.
When he was asked by The Journal this
morning as to whether the war in the
Islands was really over, and as to re
sources and commercial prospects, he
"Now, really, you must excuse me for
not desiring to talk on any questions of
that sort Recently a United States offi
cer who returned from the Philippines,
talked too much with his mouth to a San
Francisco reporter. The matter was tak
en up at Washington, and he was called
down very hard by the War Department.
We canont, whlla.n the service, . afford
to have any opinions. This same man
also got thoroughly 'roasted' by the San
Francisco papers afterwards, so under
these circumstances, talk to newspapers
"I am not a commercial man, so can
give no idea on the resources of the
islands. There is plenty - of gold, hemp,
tobacco, as well as valuable timber (here.
One thing I know, and that is the islands
may be a good place to go to, but I am
not anxious to go back there."
Superintendent Fields .of the Southern
Pacltie announced this morning that an
other train of seven cars of soldiers from
San Francisco would arrive here tonight
Fiber from the Roffia Palm which grows s
in Madagascar. . Used for making Straw -Hats,
Indian Baskets and Art Decorations :
Price,' 25 Cents per pound
v ' in Water Color - ';',
50c, 75c and 51.00
. If- .."
Schmitz of Frisco '
Puget Sound Salmon
Very Scarce f 5
And the Prices of Canned Fish Art
Expected to Take a -Big
Jump. V ";.
(Scripps-McRae News Association.) v
TACOMA July SL-The salmon pack
ers believe this years' pack. on Pugel
Sound will no exceed half of last year's. '
The aockeye run is at its height, wttht
many traps over, half empty. Ths sltot .
atlon Is made Worse by an almost entire
absence of humpbacks. ' The packers are
much disappointed, having arranged, to
handle a catch equal to last year's. A
marked- advance of prices, of canned .
salmon Is expected. Jt 'i
(Scripps-McRae News Assoctatloa.) --i- -BERLIN,
July 31. The Mageblatt, orn-
mentlng on the Emperor's decorations ti
Americans, thinks, the act will give ris r
to many petty Jes lousies. - , . . ,