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PORTLAND. OREGON. TtJE8PAY EVENTyG,' BEPTEMBEB 23. 1902.
VOL. I. KO. 169.
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AGT FOR LOVE
I GEORGE GOULD AND' ji P. MORGAN TO BATTLE.
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The President Is Wary in- Expressing
Opinion on Tariff Revision Be
lieves in a CommissionV
He Said -Woe Be Unto 'Us If We Are Not
, Americans Firit and Party Hen Sec
. ond" Refused Umbrella,
v INDIANAPOk.18. Sept. t3. A BULLETIN HAS JUtT BEEN PpTEb AY-
INQ THAT PRESIDENT 00EVELT WAS TAKEN SICK THIS-AFTERNOON
j AND WAS REMOVED TO ST. VINCENT'S HOSPITAL. NO PARTICULARS
j HAVE BEEN QIVEN OUT.
) LOGANBPORT. In., Sept 23. President Roosevelt made the most Important
:apeech of his trip here this morning-. Mo discussed the tariff revision ana admit
ted that It la necessary tfiathere be a consideration of the subject. He de
i Clared his own personal preference aa being for the establishment of a partisan ,,
commission to consider the entire subject and make a report to Congress. He said
It may be too much to expect the elmlnatlon of political ' partisanship, but the
proper alms of a party system are to observe the publio good. ,"We must in
and party men second. We want a tarbe unto us if we are not Americans first
and party men second. We want atarlft system that assures stability wim
out fossUixatlon." The speech was held In a downpour of rain, the President, de
clining the use of an umbrella. '
INDIANAPOLIS. Bept 2$. When the
Presidential special reached Indianapolis
rrora Detroit this morning Jackson Square
14 "and the viEinity" of the Ijnl'on Station
was crowded with men. women and chil
dren whose cheers oa the 'arrival of the
train developed into a mighty roar aa
the Chief Executive and his party alight
ed and entered the carriages awaiting
them. The brief duration of the Presi
dent's stay, made It imperative that the
- program be carried ut without delay.
Consequently the distinguished visitor
was escorted at onoe to Tomllnson Hall.
Xhere he addressed the Spanlsh-Amerl-can
War Veterans on the occasion of
their annual meeting. The route of the
Presidential procession was through Il
linois and Washington streets- to the
Courthouse and every foot of the way
,v"Was crowded with cheering spectators.
Following the address at the. hall the.
President was taken for a brief drive
about the city, accompanied by Senator
Fairbanks, Mayor Bookwater and other
- pTomment -creueim. enoruy berore 3
p. m. the Presidential train left over the
Big Four for Huncle. The President
will be accompanied as far as Fort
.Wayne by Governor Durbln and staff. -
A HEARTY GREETING.
KOKOMO, Ind., Sept. - ?3. The first
d of the President's tour through the
Middle West lay through the famous
gaa belt region with its varied and Im
portant Industries. The Presidential
party received a flattering ovation from
the time the train arrived at the capital
city of the state. Large crowds assemb
led at every station. The country side
Charged With Sending
Obscene Letters From'
O. R. Sackett baa been brought In from
Carson City by United States Marshal J
F. Emmltt of Nevada, and committed to
Jail in default of $250 balL Sackett Is
charged with sending an obscene letter
-through. -the mails from Orient, Or., and
was Indicted last April by the grand
jury- His trial Is docketed for the,
October term of the United States Dis
The charge is a very serious one, and
la punishable by a fine, imprisonment,
Canada's Business With
OTTAWA, Ont, Sept. 23. A Statement
Just made publio by the customs depart
ment shows that Canada's trade with for
- Alert - countries ; Is ' -A-fnArirttnv 'wftn 'innr-
prtsing rapidity. The figures show ..that
... tha total, trad of . the- Demtnien during
the last fiscal year exceeded $400,000,000.
'The Dominion's greatest trade year hith
erto, was 1890, but this last year1 doubled.
Tbs great bulk of the trade la with Great
Britain and the United States, the third
beat customer being; Germany.
The officials of the Columbia Southern
Intend . locating their southern terminus
within thirty days. At present the road
extends from Blgga to Shanlko. They In
tend extending .the line 100 mile south
towards Bend, Cook County. '
and cross roads each had its little group
of waving watchers straining their eyes
to catch a glimpse of the I ulef Magis
trate as the train whisked by.
If tedaya- reception through ; Indiana J
is an Indication of what is to occur '
throughout the rest of the trip, the Presl- j
dent's tour in this seotlon of the country
will be a triumphal one. Though no
pubuc recaptions Jn the general sense of
tne term were held he IVfcaiiieot never
failed smilingly, to grasp the hands of
those people who 'in their eagerness
clambered up and over the platform rail
ings. AT FORT WAYNE.
FORT WAYNE, In., Sept. 23. Presi
dent Roosevelt's party, accompanied by
Governor Durbln and other state ofli
clals of Indiana, are scheduled to arrive
In Fort Wayne at 6:30 this evening. The
President comes in response to an invl
t tatlOR. tou. atteniL- thft. dedication M ..the
new million-dollar County Courthouse.
During his half -hour stay the President
is expected to deliver an address from
a platform ' eTectWJ ' Irt-tTf"'Co'Hrtri6uVi-yard.
The route from the railway sta
tion to the Courthouse has been elabo
rately decorated and will be brilliantly Il
luminated to allow, the people to view the
MUNCIE, Ind., Sept. 23. President
Roosevelt was accorded a very enthusi
astic reception in the gas belt metropo
lis this afternoon. Fully lO.'ooo people
were at the station when the train ar
rived, and they cheered the President all
the way to the public square and also
at the conclusion of his brief address.
SON AGAINST FATHER
Henry Meyers at Salem Asks for a
(Journal Special Service.)
SALEM, Sept. 23. Henry W. Mayers,
recently manager of the store of Joseph
Meyers tc Sons, from which he retired on
August 1st, yesterday Brought stilt hi the
Circuit Court for an accounting, and
asked that a receiver be appointed, and
that the firm be enjoined from selling
any goods until an accounting was had.
The plaintiff is the eldest son of Joseph
Meyers, andva brother of M. L, Meyers,
the present manager of the store owned
by the firm, the largest business houso
in Balem. The plaintiff alleges (hat he
became a working partner in the busi
ness in 1395, and that he was manager of
the business until August 1st, when on
account of a disagreement, he' retired.
He alleges that the net assets of the firm
when he entered it were $39,000. and yiat
they now are $S5,000. He claims that
every effort has been made to secure a
settlement, but that be failed in this, and
ha therefore Prays for the appointment
of a receiver, and the winding up of the
affairs of the firm. Mr. Joseph Meyers,
the head of the firm,, states that the suit
will not Interfere with the business of
the house In any way. , The suit is at
tracting wide attentlontiere, owing to
the. prominence of the family in business
and social circles in this city. The Indi
cations are that the caae' will be bitterly
contested In court, and that a compro
mise and settlement out of court la not
HELD AS A WITNESS
To Appear Before Grand Jury
Alex Peterson, a sailor oh ' board the
ship wherein a mate shot at and Injured
several men at sea, as published some
time ago. In The Journal, came Into the
United States Diatric Attorney's office
this morning and informed him that
he Is about to be shipped aboard another
ship. As Peterson Is an important Gov
ernment witness in this case he was com
mitted to Jail in default ei 20 bail.
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W.P...S.ei.P-.The .. reports . UPSt-Jtew weeks that the aouida.aad-.tntii attlea will-engage wWh
the Morgans and their supporters, have prepared Walt Street for some exceedingly strenuous times, a feature of
the battle will be the desire of (foul d to get a footing on the Altantlc seaboard, which will be fought by Cas
wiit, of tlie Pennsylvania, and a powerful coterie of railroad magnates.
The rumors that Oould haa cuet his eyes towards the Pacific ocean and has been backing the Ureal Cen
tral's scheme to build from Coos Bay, Oregon, to Salt Lake City, across Southern Oregon, tends to Intensify the
sUuatlon and cause the holders of securities of most roads now leading to the Pacific to desire that he be balked.
The plans of Gould have been years In forming-. He has approached the present moment cautiously having
gathered in the roads In the Peuthwe.-n in the Missouri, Kansas and Texas territory and to the westward, so
thtit. If his alleged connection with the Coos Bay' road is real, and his desire to gain his Atlantic entrance is
realized, the Could system will he as powerful as any that Morgan may build up.
Young Views Corpse of
WAS PANIC STRICKEN
His Lawyer Qaims He Is Abso
lutely Innocent Taken
to New York.
NEW YORK, Sept. 28. Murderer Young
arrived this morning In the custody of
detectives. A great crowd blocked the
depot trying to catch sight of the crim
inal. The detectives, aided by a squad of
polic6men, made their way through to a
side entrance to a cab and hurrieJly drove
to police headquarters. Young was ter-ror-strrekw
at the-sight of the crowd; w
fift feared violence. However there was
TREMBLES WITH FEAR.
On arrival at headquarters the prisoner
was at once photographed for the rogues'
gcilery, to which proceeding he offered
no resistance. Lawyer Hart consulted
Mm and afterward told the reporters
that his client was absolutely Innocent
of the murder although he foolishly be
came panic stricken at the sight of the
dead body of Mrs. Pulitzer. Young at
tributes his trouble to whisky and evil
Captain of Detectives Titus failed to
elicit any statement from Young other
then that told by him to the Derby au
thorities. He gave a minute description
of Killing, who, he says, committed the
crime. The prisoner was then sent to the
criminal court house where he will ba
arrainged before the Coroner.
The accused was arraigned before Mag
istrate Mayo on his arrival at the crim
inal courthouse and formaly charged
with the murder of Mrs. Pulitaer. He
has remanded to the Tombs without ball.
He will have a hearing September 30th.
An unprecedented crowd followed the
prisoner until he disappeared oyer the
"bridge of sighs" into the Tombs.
NO BLOOD ATONEMENT.
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Sept. .23 -In
referring to the murder, of Mrs. Pulitzer
by JW. H. Young the Herald- aaysi
"The theory being advanced In New
York that William Hooper Young com
mitted myrder because of certain 'blood
atonement doctrines In the Mormon faith.
Is ridiculous and declared -to be the wild
est tommyrot by officials of the Mormon
church In this city. They declare that
Instead of there being anything In Mor
mon doctrines that would cause one to
take the life of another, everything In the
religion teaches that murder cannot bis
forgiven, no matter by whom or for what
purpose It may be committed.
"President Angus M. Cannon of the
Salt Lake stake oX Zlon, stated last olfM
that such theories as are being advanced
In the East are the wildest creations of
" "There Is no btood atonement teach
ing in the Mormon faith,' said Mr. Can
ASRwlh! . w9ul(H,; Jigtify ,any.man, M
taking the life of another. The doctrine
of blood atonement Wply means that
he who sheds the blood of man, his blood
8y: - man- ebHbe shed,- meaning that a
person who commits murder shall be ex
ecuted according to law.
, " The very, fact that Young commit
ted murder, if, he rd Jaaac IndicatVonr
i v. rC . 1 . 1 . j, .. j . ,l.
".i u, ums nut ifwiin muuyina uie Mor
mon doctrine, else he would have known
that there is no hope for 'a murderer.
We believe that there is no forgiveness
for a man who sheds the blood of an
other. We believe tbat eternal life does
not abide in a murderer. We are the
only people who believe this, and we do
not pray for a murderer on the scaffold,
because we do not believe there is any
hope for him, either here or In tho here
Thirty-four Soldiers Die Daring
Month in Philippines.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 23.-8oldiers are
still victims of the dread disease, cholera.
In the Philippines, as well as the natives.
Oeneral Chaffee In a report to the War
rapmttmetit today states that U enlisted
men died from cholera In the Philippines
between July 10 and August 12.
Every possible means Is being taken to
got this horrible disease under control
and it Is believed that before long It will
be wiped out at least as far as the army
New Contract Does Not Contem
plate Recall of Friars.
ROME. Sept. 22. Archbishop Guldl,
when he goes to the Philippines, will
convey a new form of contract between
the Vatican and America which offers a
solution of the religious difficulty with
out Including the recall of the friars.
INDIANA LABOR FEDERATION
EVANSVILLE, Ind., Bept. 23.-The an
nual convention of the Indiana State
Federation of Labor, which began a three
days' session here today, is among the
most largely attended gatherings in the
history of- the organisation. Reports of
officers show the state federation to be
in a prosperous condition, a good gain In
.membership hayjng been made during the
last year. Muncle and several other cities
are bidding for next year's convention.
WASHINGTON. Sept' 23. Commis
sioner of Immigration Sargent's annual
report to be published October 1 will show
that immigration is increasing. The
principal numbers are , from Eastern
Europe, which he declares are the least
desirable mentally, morally and physical
ly. He will recommend more stringent
Immigration laws to atop the influx,
which, he says, is lowering the standard
Cf American citizenship, .
SNAP SHOT OF MORGAN.
NEED MORE TROOPS
General Gobin Says the Situation
Is Extremely Critical Mili
tary "Being Sent.
TAMAQUA, Sept. 23. Throughout the
anthracite fields this morning the great
est unrest since the strike began exists.
General Gobln says the situation Is ex
tremely forbidding and will order more
troops at once. One reglemnt will be
sent to Wllkesbarre and another to Ma
honey City, where only quick action can
8CRANTON, Sept. 23. Burt Lundon
and brother, Charles, aged 21 and 24 years
respectively, started to work this fore
noon and were attacked by strikers and
fatally wounded. Several shots were
fired. Troops tried to arrest the per
petrators, but were unsuccessful.
SCRANTON, Sept. 23. Wild disturb
ances last night, as though they were
preconcerted, caused the placing of the
Town of Ollphant under military law.
Troops took possession of the town this
morning, arriving on special trains.
Causes Fearful Loss of
Life at a Russian
BERLIN, Sept. 23. While a wedding cer
emony was In progress this afternoon at
the Russian town of Werbza. the house
In which the ceremony was being held
caught fire,va panic occurred, and the
bridegroom and 0 guests wSffc- killed.
PANTHER AT COLON.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 23.-The Navy
Department this morning received a mes
sage stating that the Panther had arrived
at Colon with: 400 marines for tathmlan
Suffering Humanity Being Succored
Through the Noble Efforts of Gen- ;
erous Lime Light Artists
Two Performances This Afternoon for Sweet
Charity's Sake-Gratifying Benefits Will "
Net Over $2000--Totai $12,000.-
For sweet charity's sake tne members
of the James Nell! Company and the
Neill Stock Company, will give .their
time and talent today. The work that is
involved m the giving of two extra per
formances during the afternoon, and fol
lowing up with the regular one at night,
la but little appreciated by the general
public. The actors and actresses re mak
ing a sacrifice that entitles hem to the
highest consideration. The good that will
redound to the fire sufferers from their
efforts will Be far-reaching and effective.
They have no Interest in the movement
outside of a conscientious desire to extend
the succor, that is prompted by the
wboiesottUd rfenereslty -et tha men- nd
women who earn their bread before the
TRANSFER AN OVATION.
Two plays In one theater In one after
noon. Is remarkable on the Coast. To
those uninitiated in the theatrical world,
the performance may not appear remark
able. The fact however Is, that It la a
feat that has been undertaken but a few
times In the history of the stage. The
labor Involved and the tact required, to
switch two companies of actors from one
house to unother in a short space of time
Is great. Not only must the people be
moved, but the scenery, stage fixtures;
wardrobes and the dozens of things nec
essary In tile presenting of the modern
tlrama. To do this without confusion, the
details must be arranged with the great
er Ttierty: - For t'titirh'ia'iiifi
Coon, express wagons, hacks and a large
force or men have been engaged to make
the transfer. Kverythlng will -be in read
iness, so that when the first play Is over,
the audience will not be kept'aJtlng- lor
a rrfomeot longer than necessary for the
bttglnnjnji ot Vi second Ulch .Hntlti
AT THE MARQUAM.
At 1:30 o'clock the curtain will rise at
the Maro.ua m, with the James Neill Com
pany on the boards in the "Lottery of
Love." The play is a comedy In three
acts, adapted from the French by Au
Kustin Daly. At its conclusion the com
pany, secnery, etc., will move to the
I aker theater to take the place of the
"'Nancy Si Co." company, which comes to
CAST OF CHARACTERS.
Adolphus Doubledot Mr. Neill
.Benjamin, BuUercoru....Juhn W. Burton
Capt. Sam Merrimac... Frank Mac Vicars
Tom Dangerous.... Donald Bowles
Iavld, Doubledot's man....Q. Bloomquest
Rye , Bennett Southard
Orass Earle Williams
(Farm-hands of the Period.)
Mrs. Zenobla Sherramy
- Lillian Andrews
Diana, her daughter.... Edy the Chapman
Josephine, a prize In the lottery
. Louise Brownell
Ann Eliza, a maid of all work
... Gertrude Keller
At the Baker, the eccentric four act
comedy, entitled "Nancy & Co.," will be
presented. It Is a strong play, full of
humorous situations. Elsie Esmond, who
has made a reputation In Shakesperlan
plays, will havea difficult part.
Kbenerer Grilling Fred Mower
Keife O'Kelfe, Esq Wm. Bernard
Tippy Brasher Charles Wyngate
Capt. Paul Renseller, U. S. A
Young Mr. Bikes Stockslow
Julius Robert Slddle
Mrs. Huldah Dangery Mlna Gleason
Orlana Klspeth Graham McNeill
Daisy Grilling Elsie Esmond
Betsy Lillian Rhoads
ALMOST A STRIKE.
A strike among the San Francisco ma
rine engineers who were in port yes
terday was narrowly averted. The steam
er Lakme, which runs to San Francisco,
was engaged to tow a lumber schooner
to the mouth of the river. This waj
looked upon by the Lakme's engineers
as Portland work, and before they would
take the schooner they consulted the
members of the local- Marine Engineers'
Association. Rather than precipitate an
other strike they were given permission
to take the, schooner, and all trouble waa
HIGH LICENSE AT TAC0MA.
TACOMA, Sept. 23. An agitation has
been started In favor of a higher license
for saloon's. An ordinance is being draft
ed which provides for an annual license
cf' $1000. It will probably be introduced
at the next meeting of the council.
YOUNG MURDERER EXECUTED
JtEADING, Pa., Sept. 23.-The execution
of George Ganti took place today In tho
yard of the counjty jail In tho preeonce
of a half dozen spectators. The crime of
Gants, who was but SI years of age, was
the murder ot 16-year-old Annie Etter.
Nancy Brasher Catherine Co an Use1
SALVATION ARMY. - '
A factor for raising funds for the firs
sufferers which has not been counted on
as yet, Is the Salvation Army. This or
ganization has not overlooked, the relief
work, but has been quietly raising funds
since tne first request for assistance has
been iesubd. The Work ot raising money
has been taken, up In all the post la
Oregon and Washington. Soma posts
have turned over their money to the re
lief committees in their localities . The
balance of the funds will be turned, over
to the Merchants' Protective Association
Meeting of the . Relief Exectitir
The executive committee of the firs
relief committee has the work of tbo re
lief of the fire sufferers wen la hand.
At this morning's meeting Messrs. Hill
Flegel, Sabln, Rowe, Flelschner, Devers
and Mrs. Hogue were 'present and dls
cussed the situation thoroughly. - -
The committee wishes to i thank ths
phone Company for putting) In a tele
phone at their varerooms free of charge.
The number of the phone to Maia .
1 7'SEPpRT87.1 f
. Mrs, Flora Rice fcn Ov M. Godfrey, whs) ,
formerly resided -at ;Ynly. Reported ttmt
, there w-r 2 m-i'Li 'in :lht ..yl-udty
IMJ .'lJt!i' VjtUU, jVMrfa&. mj ':
Instantaneous' relief Is necessary,
A letter from "Valentino Brown wag
read stating- that he is Investigating' too
conditions, around La Camas and Undo '
that food Is needed at once. . The parts,
of this county which are badly burnt out
are Fern Prairie, five milea north of La
Camas; Sunnyside, eight miles north
east and Ireland, 10. miles northeast of
JLa Camas. Mr, Brown also reported 19
families to whom he suggested that too
following articles be sent at once: Two
hundred pounds beans, 100 pounds: sugar,,
10 sacks flour, 60 pounds coffee and 100
.pounds -of. rioev-- .-.,'
A report waa also read from Ha wain
son, 16 milea east of Vancouver,, stating
that there Is a great need of blankets
for 12 families.
In the last 24 hours over $500 has been
turned into the fire relief fund. Of this
sum 1350 was turned In by the iiv and
$100 by E. M. Brannick for the Studs
baker Wagon Company, making a total
of $9361.16 contributed to date. " " "
BENEFITS DESERVING PATRONAGE,
'Two befieflfJ" for ths flro sufferers ds-"
serve the patronage of tha peopla of
Portland and Mllwaukle are the athletic
exhlbtlon at the Exposition building Fri
day night and the concert at Woodmen's
Hall. The Mllwaukle Band will render
the music at the concert tonight, beside
which the program la replete with Bum.
bers. Included in which are songs, danoss,
comlo recitations, etc
The athletic exhibition at the Exposi
tion building Friday night has already
become the talk of the city. Tho prom
ise of seeing some fine boxing by Bob -Fitzslmmons,
Tracey and Denny, F -Alonso
Cook, and others, la causing many
to buy 'tickets. The cost ot ticket Is
nominal, and there Is no doubt but that
a nice round sum will be realised at this)
Councilman Uthoff Returns toSU .
Louis Voluntarily - "-
ST. LOUIS, Sept -Frederick Uthoff,
a Councilman who received $50,000 for
his vote on the Traction bill and WM '
afterwards buncoed out of $45,000 by Pro
moter finyder, has returped" yolunUiHy "
from Colorado. Circuit Attorney Folk "
hastily convened tho Grand Jury, and '
L'thoffs confession la being made thlai
afternoon. Aa TJthoTf has" full' lnfofm-;r
tion it is now believed that indictment .
will be found, before nightfall, ; against, ' .
both the bribe gl vera and takers, .
MANY PEOPLE INJURED, .
VlNOT, t.. Sept a.-By the cot
lapsing of the postoffica, hers yesterday
County Treasurer- John' Lynch and N.
Davis, a prominent attorney, were arv
ously Injured, and about. U people
Were badly -hurt. The loss to tho build
Ing la estimated at $7.000.. . . .. j