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JOURNAL YESTERDAY- I),OdU
"Th Vnthtr Today, cloudy and oo
eaaelonally threatening, with. ahowsr.
VOL. I. NO. 18.
PORTLAND.: OREGON. SUNDAY MORNING, JULY 17. 1904.
PRICE FIVE CENTS.
$2,695,000 FOR JETTY,
Urges Large Expenditures
Upon Oregon's Great
LIBERAL POLICY ADVISED
Annual Report Upon River and Harbor
Improvements In Oregon. Gives
Valuable Information as la .
. the Year's Work.
Appropriation for th Improvement
Of the Columbia, river aggregating 12.-
. 495.000 arc recommended by Major W.
C - Langfltt In hia annual report to the
government - board or engineers, tor-
warded yesterday afternoon to .JVash
. tngton. . If , congra acta favorably
upon these recommendation the. work
of opening and Improving Oregon'
great waterway will go . forward next
year upon a seal hitherto unattempted.
The report la a broad and compre
hensive presentation of the work that
has already been accomplished and of
that which must yet be done. The com
'- pletlon of the jetty at the mouth of the
Columbia, uie deepening ox uie cnannei
between Portland and - the -sea, and the
construction of the Celllo canal are pre-
: seated a the three great undertakings
by whloh the commerce of Oregon, and
eastern Washington Is to be developed.
For the completion of the jetty, Major
Langfltt recommends an appropriation
of $1,810,000; for the deepening of the
. river between Portland and the sea.
1625,000,- and for th- Celilo canal and
the removal of obstacles In the channel
at Three Mil Rapids. $750.000., ' ,
The report covers the operations of
the fiscal rear ending June 10. 1904. and
' embraces all - Improvements ' upon - the
Willamette and Columbia rivers from
.the beads of navigation to the Pacific
ocean. Including the upper Columbia
and the Snake; also all harbor lmprove-
ments on th Oregon coast south of the
mouth of the Columbia river. 1 Oregon's'
principal harbors south of the Columbia
upon which government work Is being
done are Tillamook - bay. Coos bay and
the mouths of the Eluslaw and Coqullle
rivers. . r. .: .
" . - Work oa the Petty. 7
A large part of the report la devoted
; to a description of the work upon the
jetty at the mouth of the Columbia
during the fiscal year just ended. .An
appropriation of $1,000,000 was avail
able for this work. The jetty was x-
' tended laat fall to a point C$4 feet be
yond the terminus reached In 1895.
Xhirlng February and March of this
' year heavy storms washed out 171 feet
of the jetty, but this was replaced after
the work was resumed la the spring.
The work of extending the Jetty was
pushed rapidly, and at the end of June
It had been extended 4, III feet beyond
the end of the old jetty. A portion of
the report Is as follows: '
"Since the approval of the -board's
' project ' operations have been arrled
on with a view to a dally delivery of
from- 1,000 to 3,500 tons of stone on
theTjetty. "An emergency contract for
the flellvery of 150.000 tons and a formal
. contract for the delivery of 476.009 tons
of stone were made with the North-
west Construction, company. Deliv
ery of stone under the emergency con
tract was suspended on December 11
1S0S. on account of the approach of the
winter sesaon, the time for the comple
tion o&khla contract having been ex
pended.. Final payment thereunder has
been made and the contract closed.
(Continued on Pag Seven.).
WOULD SELL BABY'S
CAB FOR A DRINK
John Blakemore. Third - and
Davis streets, peddled his baby's
carriage inrougn tne nonn nu
last night trying to raise the e
nrlr.e of a drink. He - vlaltod
scores of pawnshops time and -
again, but had met with no sua-
'cess up to a late' hour. '
Crowds of Idler men who
thronged the streets and beer
halls in that section gased curl-
ously as he passed, pushing an
i empty baby carriage before him.
They laughed derisively as he of- '
fercd to sell the cart to sny one )
who would purchase. He x-
plained that he must ' have a
drink. Each "uncle" h Visited e
refused to advance even a auar-
-ter,- the sura he asked, on the
carriage, .. . i . . . .'
To a polio officer, who asked
where he secured the carriage, he ,
said that his baby was dead and
he had no further use for It. He
war ordered to take It home, but
e was; seen In several other local I-
ties of the north end after th
e ' mandate was issued. . ;.
f '' - .... f - JT..., . . .
RAGES Off COAST
Sou'easter Reaches Velocity of 60
Miles an Hour at North Head, an
Unusual Storm for Season.
A regular, old-fashioned sou'easter was
raging off the eoast yesterday afternoon.
At North Head the wind reached a maxi
mum velocity of 0 milea an hour and
Acting Forecast Official Wollaber ordered
storm-warning signals displayed. Such a
nerc storm la of an unfrequent occur
rence at this season of the. year, 'but la
common during the winter months. It Is
strictly local, la Its scope, not extending
so far north aa Cape Flattery, as Is
usually the case In the winter time. But
It 1 given out by th weather bureau that
it may reach there yet, as It appears to
be working north. . ,
unices a change should occur Immedl-
tely it la hardly probable that any ves
sels will attempt to go out or enter
th Columbia river today. But th Indi
cation are that the storm wlU not be of
long duration. ' According to the fore
caster the prospects are that the weather
will continue uneettled In this district to
day. 'with showers at occasional Intervals
In western Oregon and Washington. - It
Is unseasonably cool In all sections of th
Paclflo northweat and th temperature
yesterday evening averaged front t to
21 degrees below th normal. Light
showers have occurred generally through
out the western portions of Oregon and
Washington, and heavy rain la reported
along the northwest Washington coast.
In th eastern portion of these state
and In Idaho 'fair weather ha prevailed.
AH ' day - yesterday the temperature
stood at a remarkably tow stag, register
ing (7 degree at t o'clock In th after
noon. Straw hata were discarded and
Overcoats war not amis. There have
only been on or two instance during
th past SO years that a coid snap. has
been so protracted In the middle of July.
It I about the average weather that Is
experienced la January and February.
Bom of th - residents 'near ' Mount
Scott say that young vegetables In their
vicinity were badly damaged by frost
Wednesday night. They report that en
cumber and other tender vine were
killed. Similar reports are brought from
Eeaverton. , . . ,
crop" Nssr ' of r- - ft'' tr : iW KTj
WALSH SAYS WILL;
WlirVacate Secretaryship of National
Committee in Interest of Harmony
If Judge Parker Desires.
(Special Dispatch by Ueaed Wire to The Journal)
Lea uoines, la July in an au
thorized Interview : Charles A. Walsh,
secretary of the Democratic national
eonvnlttee, " declares he will readily re
sign In th Interests of perfect harmony,
should Judge Parker dealr It. - Mr. Walsh
arrived at his horn in Ottumwa last
evening after Completing his work at St.
Louis. He was asked point blank whether
he Intended making a contest for th
secretaryship again and. replied;
"I can't tell -whether I shall retain my
place a secretary of , th Democratla
national commute. That depend wholly
upon Mr. Parker. HI wishes must pre
vail. It Is a fact that over three-onurth
of th members of th national -commit
tee . have personally assured me that I
was their choice for secretary, but . If
Mr. Parker want om on els I will
cheerfully .step aside.
would not embarrass my friends by
asking them to vote for m and thereby
Inour th - displeasure of Mr. Parker.
It may be two or three week before the
session of the committee at which the
selection will be made. Th date ha not
been definitely sot.- but Is formally de
termined upon -for approximately three
"I will say this: W have got th
deck cleared for action, w have got a
good ticket, a good platform and w are
going to win. W will whip th ilf out
of th Republicans thl fail." , , .
TAOOABTza PAsarra. .
Zs at Servlo of fad Park ex If Xe St
: - . WaataoV. . .,, ' ;
(Predat TMepatch ey Leased Wire t Tke ItmtaVi
Indianapolis, Ind.. July .14. Thomas
Taggart said today;
' "I am passive In th matter of th
national cbannanshlp. I am not doing
anything and do not Intend to do any
thing. If Judge Parker and hi friend
(Continued ea Pag Three.)
GLORIOUS IN HER PROSPERITY.
Joseph Francis HcCrail, U. S. ft, At
tached to Oregon Being Tried by
Court Martial at Manila. ;
(Special Dtapatea by Leased Wire to Th Journal)
Washington,- July 14. Chaplain Joseph
Francis McOrall. United States Navy,
attached to the battleship Oregon, I be
ing tried by courtmartlal on th Aalatlq
tatton on serious coargea preferred Jy
officer and oitisens of Manila. '
Officials at the navy department ar
unusually reticent about, thjs case... All
that is admitted, la that Kear Admiral
Folger cabled th department yesterday
that the trial was proceeding. One of the
officers says, however, that although thl
news waa received ' yesterday the case
hss been en demanding Interchange of
opinion for acme time between Washing
ton and Rear Admiral Folger.
Charges Ar Damag-lmf-'
The Officials her would not permit the
chaplain to resign. On of those familiar
with th dispatches which ar closely
guarded, says that th charge 'ar vary
damaging, alleging Immorality. Th ac
cused officer tendered bis resignation by
cable this week and aaked that it be
accepted Without delay. Acting on ad
vice from th Asiatic station th depart
ment haa declined to consider th resig
nation, It being, deemed entirely In th
Interest of discipline that th trial pro
ceed. Th charge aneg Immorality?' which
has become publicly known in Manila.
and la said to bave reflected seriously
upon the officer ana created a scandal; " ,
Chaplain McOrall ha been In trouble
before, but on th previous occaalona he
escaped by courtmartlal. He waa ap
pointed to tha-navy aa a chaplain In
June,- ln. from Massachusetts' and sine
his admission to" the corps ha been at
tached to th Aslatlo station, n.
- nit xrLx.s rtrm at oxioaoo.
CTpMHal ptapa'trli by Uaawt Wire to The Joerael)
Vrhlcago. July 16. Five death, many
heat prostrations and general suffering
occurred today, the "hottest of 1904, ' in
Chicago. The highest temperature waa
M degree. ,.. .. ...
1 FORCE A BATTLE
"The Mountain's Mouth" May Become
a Scene of Bloodshed at Any Mc-
ment Heavy Firing Heard.
(Copyright, fleeret Kaws Berries, bj
'-Wire ta The Journal.) ....j -4
; London," July 1, A persistent rumor
I clrculatd her tonight that all plan
hav been made for th forcing of battle
by th Russian forces at .Ta Tcha Klao
In case th Japanese cannot be drawn
Into battle by th ordinary skirmish
methods. ' The Russian are believed to
hav seen by the extensive operation of
th Japanese In assuming positions" and
mounting cannon on the hillside that an
attempt Is being made to hem them In,
and rather than take thl chanc may
charge the Japanese front.
Ta Tch Klao Interpreted mean "Th
Mountain' Mouth," and the place Is
properly named. At thl point a narrow
defile open out from th hill to the
comparatively level plain beyond. It I
on th southeast exposure of thl paas
that th Japanese ar mounting guna
Kuropatkln wishes to fore th battle to
a level field where he may utilise to th
full -extent hi splendid fore of cavalry.
The Japanea movenienta hav been so
rapid, however, that rather than permit
them to bring their guns Into such a, po
sition that they may shell the Russian
soldier over th Japanese heads. Kuro
patkln la said to be contemplating an at
tack before more position of vantage
ft flje, gained by his adversaries.
. , Tiring xeatt at .
At present It Is believed he haa th
superiority In force, but th weaker po
sition. Several small skirmishes ar reported
ta hav taken- plac today, but aa no
casualty lists ar given It la not believed
that any of them may be characterises!
a battle. , .
There, I reason, to believe that the
whole or part of the Port Arthur squad
ron ha com north, Into th gulf of
- Th sound of firing of heavy guna
I heard seaward. .
Warship ar distinguished Tiring fa
.(Continued on Pag Three.),
Packers and Strikers Farther Apart
Than Ever Firemen ' May Strike ;
Monday Workers Imported.
(Special Dispatch by Leaaed Wire to The Journal)
Chicago, July 14. Chicago and the
entire United State now face on of
the greatest Industrial strike in it
entire history. '
All negotlstion between th packer
and th union were declared off to
night. The two side ar now farther
apart than' ever. ' " ,
... With mora than 10,000 men on. strlk
In all the large packing center and some
strike threatened, th situation now
assumes th most serious proportions.
While the packer maintain that they
ar Id favor of arbitration, they ar go
ing ahead rapidly engaging other help
and shipping them Into the yards under
police protection. It la estimated that
,000 men hav been placed at. work
sine th strlk began.
Skilled forces, which were left Intact
in some small town, hav been ordered
to Chicago It Is reported. In' an effort
to break th strike. Among these, Is th
Cudahy .force at Peoria. Illinois. ,
Th price of meat contlnuea to go up
although th packtra tnalst that-there
la plenty on hand and that There will be
no appreciable ahortage. A sympathetic
strike of firemen employed In all th
packing center may be called Monday.
The central body of th mechanical
trades, employed at th yarda, will not
strlk unless asksd to do so by President
ponnelly of th Butcher Workmen. :
Vnloaa Offer Oonoeeeloaa.
At today' conference . ' between "' th
pack era and labor leaders, the unions of
fered concessions to bring about peace,
but- th paoker stuck to their original
- .The only point upon which th union
Insisted was that pending arbitration
all butcher be put back to- work within
a stated time. '. ' . ,
The packer, "however, promised- to
take back th striker faat aa they
could, but refuaed to et a limit of tlm
In which all the strikers would be re
employed. (Continued tin Page Three.) . j
Chinese Youths of Rank
Resent Immigration :
Officials' Action. '
MAY- GO . ELSEWHERE
Future Scholars May Chose England
. What the Visitors Think of .
Portland, Am rica and the .
' Unless Chinese young men who ar
sent to the United States to study ar
accorded better treatment b th cus
toms officials than is customary nowa
days, th boy that might com to
America will be sent to England for
their colles. courses. ' .
Thl is the statement -mad to Th
Journal last evening by Chen Chlntao,
Inspector of "education for Canton and
Kwong Bi. two oi ins ricneai provinces
In the - Flowery Kingdom, who spent
yesterday in the .city, . accompan
ied by II student who ar on
their way east, to enter various
tao stated that ever since he, ar
rived in this country the members of
his Party hav been subjected to all
sorta of humiliating treatment from th
handa or American government orncers.
and if this did not ceas he would rec
ommend to his , viceroy that the stu
dents in the future -be sent -to Great
Britain to study. -
Th visitors from the land of th
dragon . were dressed .In up-to-date
American . garb and . were minus th
queue. ' Mr. Chlntao statea that thl
waa one. of th measures advocated in
th new reform movement that I
sweeping over China, and which he
thinks will soon make, th emperor f
that benighted nation grant th people
- MHltlhlllMI . ' .
faa Journal. .:. .
Headed "by their Inspector, th 15 stu
dents paid a visit to Th Journal of
fice ' yesterday ' afternoon, and were
shown how a metropolitan newspsper
is mad. It waa their flrat visit to a
large newspaper office, and great was
their surprise, and .. many War th
were shown through the various depart
ment of the office. Each on aaemed to
the Working of tb plant as though.
they Intended to make printer, stereo
typer and pressman of themselves In
stead of teachers and statesmen.
Th students are aon of th rich
men of th two province above named.
Th father of several of them are high
government omciaia. wane ma sires ox
others ar numbered among China'
richest merchants. In th party was
Shcn Tin Chlng, whoa grandfather
founded th great naval arsenal at Foo
Chow, and who waa for many year
on of th leading statesmen of th em
pire. Mr. Chlng s unci la now mayor
or governor, of th capital city of Pe
king. Th young man haa a tltl In hi
own right, and ls on hi way to Yale,
where be Will study economics. , lie
studied for several years at th Foo
Chow naval school, and waa for aora
time attached , to th Chines legation
at London., t-- T....
(Continued on Page Two.) ; .
TO DR. COE CAME THE
innccnicmnr nc ncini
(gperlal Dlapateb to Tbe Journal.)
Seattle, July 14 Ir. F. H.
" Coe,-recently president of the e
Seattle board of education and
'Of th Stat Medical society, pre-
4 dieted Mondsy that he would die
thl week. Last night he per- '
4, formed a difficult aurgtcat op-
erattop and just ss he finished
was stricken and expired. " "
At the time he mad th pre- 4
diction that he had only a few
day to live, . he cautioned hi
4 family against making knewu
4 th true condition of hi health, '
4 ' for the medical society waa to e
e meet and he wa to presld over
th sesslona . Ills professions!
4 work wss unusually heavy, and
4 he planned to entertain visiting 4
e physicians at his home. Throiisn e
4 th week he seemed remarkably
4 ebeerful. .
- Yeaterday he wa o hurried e
4 that he had no time for luncheon
at the noon hour and wa leafing -
hi offtc at mldtilght when the ' 4
call for the operation came, and
. he handled his knife with em-
4 Ingly untiaual skill. Ills fame a
' a surgeon was far m ttino
local and extend-d beyond tl.e or
dlnary operation, aa he w-
darin and rrmgreaatve.