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VOL.111. NO. 117;
PORTLAND, OREGON. WEDNESDAY EVENING, JULY ; 20. 1904.
PRICE FIVE CENTS.
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TREMBLING IN BALANCE
England Will . Make Tlmperative De-
mands in Regard to Russian Right '
of Search Germany Silent; .
France Brings Fleet to War Fpoting Canadian
Pacific Told to Warn Empress Liners-Russia
1 Hay Shift Blame for Malacca-Seizures
' '. (Jonrnal Special Berries.)
' ' Tendon. Jnlv 10. -i tt. to. A. dispatch
received here from "Lloyd's Port " Bald
' agent says that the authorltlea, deaplta
tha fact that the steamer Malacca now
file tha Russlsn war flsg and haa Bona
but Ruaatana aboard, refused to permit
tha atearaer which waa preparing to
: leave port to sail. . Tha protests of tha
Ruaalan captain went unheeded and he
waa warned not to holat-ancbora until
. Inatructlona are received from the Brit
lah government A further attempt to
aall under theae ordera would be al
moat equal t an open act of war. .
It la rumored thla evening that the
,. Malacca la being guarded at Port Bald
by two cruisers of the British. Medlter-
' rane&n fleet At the P. O. of nee no
confirmation can be had. .., ,- ,.
' St. Peteraburg, July 20. The British
embassador called on the foreign minis
ter today and presented England' pro-
' teat againat tha stoppage of the steamer
' Malacca, which carried SOO tons of war
munition for Hongkong, all being under
'the British, government stamp. , , .
. Washington. July 0. The Japanese
-legation gives out .tills afternoon' a
Tokto cable statin that tha Vladivostok
squadron sank a Japanese steamer of
til tons at Isoya, 25 . miles from
Hakodate. The crew landed safely at
Cape xesan. v ,. ' ;'-"..
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London. July 20. That England will
' make Imperative demands In regard to
the Russian right of; search la today
considered beyond The point of diacus
- BloOi The orders Issued te tha Medlter-
ranean fleet are stUl carefully guarded.
- but the newspaper - argue that v the
steamship Malacca will never reach a
Ruaalan port. Tha 'German attitude Is
A punle to the British. statesmen. -
The stock market Is hovering about
' the storm mark again today and ths
slump of yesterday In high-class issues
wss further accentuated today when
u Turkish bonds fell to M. Both. Japanese
and Russian bonds fell off quarter. -
ZaTUSI CAPTAXBS WABBXD.
Canadian Paelse Officials Kea Tkat
Oonlsoatloa X eager' Is Great.
. 8pcLl Dl.patcb to The JearaaL) ;
Victoria, B. C July SO. The Canadian
Partflo railway offlces at Montreal were
todsy notified from London. England,
to give warning to captains ; of the
Empress lines running between here
and the orient and to other vessels
also to keep -on the qui vivo for the
Vladivostok squadron which Is now In
the Pacino ocean. The captains are
warned that there Is danger of the
Malacca Incident being repeated. '
Publlo opinion In London", the dis
patch says. Is greatly excited over the
situation and If It - were . not for the
government's doraestto ' difficulties and
reluctance to go to another war be
fore recovering from the one In. South
Africa, "the man In the street" would
force the government to stop Russian
Interference with British commerce.
TBABCB MAT VABTXCXPATB.
Orders AH Absentees to Ships, Osten
sibly for Orand Beview. '
(Journal Special Service.) , ,'',
Cherbourg, France, July 10. Orders
were issued today to all subalterns
and sailors attached to vessels of the
French channel' squadron here, who are
now on leave, to report forthwith to
take part In a general -Inspection
which is called 'for tomorroV by Ad
This unexplalnable measure ' baa
created great excitement In Cherbourg,
and the report la clrrulsted that the
fleet will be ordered to the orient Im
mediately. , "
mat xzrr sums.
' ' . (Jonrael Sperlal Service.)
Paris. July to. It Is learned from a
high diplomatic source that Russia ia
MRS. MAYBRICK IS
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Truro Cornwall, July 2. Mrs. May
brick left here today for France. where
she will meet her mother and American
friends. She la accompanied by rela
tives. .1 -..
Mr. May brick Is not free, but Is on a
ticket of leave, the renditions of which
sre that sentence la withdrawn In con
sideration of her prom lee to go to Amer
ica snd stay there. She will sail for
New York after meetinsr her mother In
France, ntid will at' once begin action
to efnhnh her ipnocem-e.
Jits event of her proving1 her Inno-
prepared to at least In part disavow the
actions of the Red sea fleet, because,' it
Is claimed, that the commander misun
derstood his orders and exceeded bis au
th pTtty.-T Therefore the tisar'a -govern
ment is disposed to give some satisfac
tion to both Germany and Britain, pro
vided representations are made discreet-'
ly through diplomatic channels.' . ,
MAXACCA AT VOII SAXJB.
Indignant rass angers riaoed Aboard Aa
othss Steamer of Sam Una. .
. ' (Joaraal Special Servloe.) .
Port Said. July 20. The Peninsular
A Oriental liner Malacca, seised by Rus
sians In ths Red sea, arrived here today
with many Indignant passengers aboard
and the crew as prisoners under an
The passengers were transferred to the
Marmona of the same line and will pro
ceed, to-their destination. The Russian
prise crew consists of four officers, and
45 men. - t '. : . .
Iimil CBBW XJBZBATK9.
Bona bnt Bnsslaaa Bow Aboard tha TJa
' .' fortusata Steamer BTalaoca. t
(Journal Special Servloe.)
' London. July to. Lloyd's Port Bald
correspondent . states that the BrUlM
crew of . the liner - Malacca ha" been
landed and none but Ruaalana remain
aboard the steamer, which Is preparing
to leave port. ,- -'"v,'.
SQUASBOB A SBA.
Bossla's TladlTostok Ships Strike Terror
' on the yaolflo. .
' ' (Journal Special Service.)
'Toklb, July SO. The Russlsn Vlad
Ivostok sauadron Is In tha Paciflo ocean.
At an early hour today, k made Ha ap
pearance 'to the eastward of Taugar
strait and captured an unknown. Jap
This unexpected appearance ,of the
enemy's, vessels hss created almost
panto -In Japanese shipping circles, and
all merchantmen are being warned t
seek places of safety as rapidly as
No torpedo boils are reported as ac
companying tha Invading squadron and
It la not known at this time what the
objective point of the Russlsn .vessels
is. The supposition' is that the present
plan contemplates a general raid on the
east coast of Japan followed by a return
to Vladivostok or a Juncture with the
Port Arthur squadron.
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(Journal Sperlal Berries.) '
-Tokto. July SO. The Russian vessels
of ths Vladivostok squadron last night
encountered a Japanese vessel. They
contented themselves with a hasty ex
amination of the boat and permitted her
to continue her course unmolested. 8 he
wss a small coaster.
After sailing through the Straits the
Russians set their course in a southerly
direction and disappeared. Japaneae tor
pedo craft sailed from several harbors
thla morning to look for the enemy.' -
BBOWBS SB TOVOBBT BZTSB.
(Special tHupateh to Tbe JoernaL)
Highland. . Wash., July SO. Albert
Stone, aged SS, wss seised with cramps
while bathing In the Touchet river, near
here yesterday and drowned. Stone's
home wss at Deer Lodge, Tenn.
OrTTXD IT mi.
1 (Sperlal fllnpatrh te Tbe JoaraaL)
Davenport. "Wash.. July 10. The May
block, one of the largest buildings In
the city, was gutted by fire yesterday
evening. The department did efficient
work in saving much of the furniture.
APTOZBT TABAMA PBOBXCXTTOB.
Washington, July SO. The - Pansma
canal commission today announced the
appointment 'of James M arbors Keedy
of New Tork as prosecuting attorney
tor ine canni sone.
cence, as her friends claim she will be
able to do, she will then Institute suit
for. damages againat Oreat Britain for
When released today she appeared In
fairly good health, although at the time
she wss brought here from prison she
waa almost a skeleton and seemed in
Imminent danger of death. H he declined
to speak tn any one and left the sisters,
with whom she haa been a favorite, in
tears. " A closed carriage conveyed her
to the railway station, where she st
once took a flrst-elsss compartment and
was shut from view.
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San Frsnclsco, July 20. The opinions
Of Senator W. A. Clark's children on
bis secret marriage to Ada La Chsp
p?lle have not been learned. It Is sup
posed, from the fact that Charles Clark
announced his engagement to Miss Ce
cilia Tobln Of this city, almost Immedi
ately after be must have' heard of his
father's 'marriage, although "his first
wife has been dead 'only a short time,
that 'the children feel that by the action
of their father they have been eet free
from any restraint which may have
guided them out of regard for bis feel
ings.. . . . t..'
Thorough Search of County-Prisoners by Sheriff
Brings ' to Light Weapons "Dope" and
- ' Other Dangerous Supplies . .
Through the vigilance of Sheriff Word
and his deputies a conspiracy at the
county Jail, which might have resulted
In a wholesale break on the part of the
Inmates and the murder of Jailer Graf
ton, has been nipped in the bud, - A sys
tematic search of the prison a few dsys
sgo resulted In finding several saws,
while this morning a slungshot. a heavy
hinge, several packagea of "dope" and a
mixture of soap and shoe blacking, to
be used In filling up hole sawed In win
dow bars, were located. . - v
For the first time in the history of ths
Institution tbe prisoners were forced to
divest themselves of their clothing while
being searched. Chief Deputy Morden
took chsrge of the searching squad and
personally located a part of the con
traband articles. , The slungshot was
cleverly manufactured Out of a belt and
tobacco foil. It had a hold ' for ' the
wrist and was a most efficient weapon
It was found hidden In corridor No. S In
the Cell of Albert Gannon, convicted of
larceny. In Gannon's cell were also
severs! pscksges of opium.
In the mattress In the cell of John
McCarthy, held with James 'Coleman
for the theft of furs from G. P. Rurae
lln tt Son. were found a hesvv iron
hlnire and a small package of 'com
poetttou ' -used in. filling up t holes In
bars sfter they had been pertly sawed
through. ' Ry the use of this material
a bar might have neen almost aawed
through, and If. the- conspirators had
CHILDREN MUST NOT!
SWIM IN RIVER
Children under 1 years of sge are
not allowed to swim In the Willamette
river. " Vnder ordinance H,0(i they are
prohibited from going Into the river un
der any circumstances.' They must go
to bathing hou.nes if they desire to swim.
This Is the order of Chief of Polios
Hunt. The first arrests were made at
S o'clock yesterday by Mounted police
man Croxford. Y- " v ,
Marry' Kuhn,' Fred Bsehler. Samuel
Bachler and August . Btavoek r, all
. Mrs. Tobln, mother of Cecelia Tobln,
says- the announcement of her daugh
ter's engagement Is In no wsy connect
ed with Senator Clark's marriage.
Miss Tobln says she did not know the
senator was married again until ahe saw
the newspaper announcement. Charles
Clark st one time deeply enamored of
Miss - La Chappelle's younger sister
Amelle, and prevented from marrying
her only by the strenuous objections of
her father, although the latter then was
providing for the young girl's education
on the same extensive seal as for ber
elder sister. ' i
to desist ln'their work the bole could
have been plugged up so that ths
work of . the saw could ; not be dis
covered. Though every bar In a window-at
the prison - was carefully examined, no
evidence of work with a ssw could be
found. . It Is believed that the vlgllence
of the officials discovered tbe plans of
the prisoners Just as they were about
to begin operations. . Several saws were
located a few days sgo,. this being- the
second time Sheriff Word has searched
tbe Jail since bejng In office. -
John McCarthy, la looked on as the
ringleader In every . plan to break Jail
since he has been Incarcerated. Shortly
before Sheriff Storey went out of office
14 saws were located in a board on
which which" cards were played In his
cell. McCarthy Is a dangerous snd In
tractable man. and today wss plsced In
what is known a '."murderer's celt."
Hereafter ha will be kept, apart from the
By order of Sheriff Word, McCarthy
waa placed In tha dungeon Monday, July
11. He had been Insubordinate and
surly, for several days. He refused to
est a bite from Monday to Saturday. He
declared on Thursday that he ."would
get even" with the officials. Saturday
he sent for Word snd afterward ate
ravenouslyr'Hla threat," made " Thurs
day, caused the search. ' Sheriff Word
states that he intends to search the Jail
at Irregular Intervals, when the pris
oners least expect It.
under sge limit, were brought to the
central station by Policeman Croxford.
They were found In the river in Lower
Albtna. They were ' released by Chief
Hunt, It being their first offense.
BOBTB DAKOTA nOaZBXTXOBXSTaV
(Joaraal Ipeelal Bervto.)
Fargo, N.-D., July 10. The Prohibi
tionists, of North Dakota are holding
their state convention la Fargo today
with a good . representation from all
parts of the state. The convention will
Indorse the platform-and nominations of
the Indlannpolis convention and name
candidates lor members of congress snd
for governor, lieutenant governor, secre
tary of state and the other officers to be
voted foe tn November.
WOMAN MAY H AVE
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' Seattle, July 20. A ' new rope in which plainly had been tied a
' noose waa found dangling from m tree : pear Ballard yestsrday, and Ol
4r'ln the brenches above a woman' hat was entangled. About the piece,
"which la a aeeluded spot on Msadow Point, where the outlaw, Harry
. Tracy, landed on hi invasion of 8attle twq year ago, the grass was
tramplsd down andS the bushes broken, as If a terrifio struggle 'hd '
taksn place. That woman. was dragged there and hanged is the
.belief of the Ballard police, and they are working en that theory. . 4
The rope was found by boy. They first saw the hat In .ths tree,
and In elimbing the trunk and out en a big limb discovered wat Is '
believed to have been an executioner' noose. The rope .had evidently .
' been out in the wsather for a week or more, a also had the hat.
The ground about the piece had not been disturbed, as far' a
eould be seen, as for a grsve, but the belief Is that the woman vwa
enticed to the spot or taken there by foroe, that the rope wss tied
about her-neck and she wss drawn up after a life and death-struggle, 'd
then the body wat. dragged through the 'woods to the beach. Aw
rough, newly-mads trail - seem to bear out this, theory. ". e
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Newport, July " 20. Mra ' Nicholas
Fish, who Is stopping at ona of tbe cot
tages of the New Cliff bouse, has been
served with an order from Surrogate
Fitzgerald of New Tork county, direct
ing her to file an Inventory of the per
sonal property left by her late husband,
snd particularly a true statement of the
bank bills and Jewelry, which be had at
tbe time of his death.
This order Is the entering wedge In a
legal fight which has been started by
Mrs. Lavlnla K. Haynea to recover from
the Fish estate l&.SOQ In cash and Jew
els valued at I5.0G0. She alleges that
she Intrusted the property to Mr. Fish
few days before bis death.
Mrs. Haynes la a middle-aged woman.
whoae success aa a prospector won her
the title of the "Mining Queen" In Vic
tor, Col., a few years ago. She waa
PRESIDENT ON TH E
Intimated He May Take the Same Action as
Was Taken in Anthracite Strike and
v Tender Good Offices. :
(Jonrnal Special SerrW.)
Oyster Bay. N. T.. July 20. President
Roosevelt enjoyed a period of rest to
day. No visitors wsre received at Bag-
amore. It was denied on good author
ity today that tha president had sent a
secret servlee agent to Chicago for the
purpose -of Investigating the beet
Secretary Loeb said the .department
of conrmerce alwaya aenda men to
scenes of strikes Whenever they occur,
snd of course already nss its agents in
Chicago. Should; the beef strike sssume
such proportions that any great number
of the people are distressed, and should
it become evident that contending (ac
tions in ths quarrel cannot reach an
agreement, it la more than probable the
WOMAN'S MURDER IS
A NEW YORK MYSTERY
v ' (Jonrnal Sperlal eVerlee.)
New Tork. July 10. The body of Mrs.
Gertrude Crsmer.. ;a. . prepossessing
womsn of S. waa found today on the
floor of her apartments at East
Eightieth street with marks of Violence
on tbe throat. ' The woman waa litat
seen alive Monday.
Ths appearance of the furnfhlnit Iti
the apartment' occupied by the womnn
Indicate that a struggle had taken pin. r.
but the police are as yet unable to d -
formerly the wife of W. Butlay Haynea,
a rich Chicago real estate dealer,' from
whom ahe obtained a divorce. She eays
she met Nicholas Fish rn a business
way and that she was able to render
him valuable, services. In return he
made ber presents of Jewelry and aided
her to Invest, her . money Judiciously.
She has a bundle of letters and tele
grams whlcb Fish sent to her at vari
ous times. In which be addressed her as
"My Dear Frills."
"The trail of this case." ssld Lawyer
Weill, for Mrs. Haynes, "will bring out
arm Interesting Incidents In the career
of, Nicholas Fish.
"Mrs.' Fish's lawyers have assured us
that no Jewelry answering the descrip
tion of that mentioned In our complaint
was found among ths effects of tbe de-
president will take such action
did a year ago In the coal strike.
The president last evening met ' the
delegation from the anthracite miners'
union of Pennsylvania, which petitioned
him to mske a clone investigation 'Into
and remedy the conditions of the mining
fields of Colorado.- The president Inti
mated that sn investigation wss now be
ing rinade through the department of
commerce and labor, and assured his
callers thst he would do all he could le
gally to make such pesce In Colorado as
would' be accepted by both employers
ana employes. .
He celled the attention of the miners
to ths fact, however, that until federal
aid was sppealed for the federal au
thorities would have no ground for In
terference In a direct way.
termlne whether the motive for the
crime was one of robbery or revenge, ,
lABDSXZSB CAVSBS BAMAOB.
(Special IMnnatcb to The JiruraaL)
Lewlstnn, Ida.. July So. A Isndsllde
occurred in the center of the city yes
terday snd caused 11.000 damage. No
fatalities resulted, although several had
BBOKB WZTB'S BOSS.
Wnnlnr, Ma., July !V Mrs. WIN
linn M .1 rovlck of this town has hn
li.-r hii-'iiHiii arrei.tl. Hie flaunt he
' i,it v-" n tot cut her fjice while
tens to tako h.-r Ufa.
AT A HALT
Representatives of Six
Large: Houses Go into
Restless Feeling Prevails an! Out
come of Conference With Packers
' Is . AwaJtejWlUi-Much!
- (Jonrnal Special SerrW.)
Chicago." July 20.' : WUbomlnou i
clouds darkening tbe skies of peace;
representatives of six or : ths largest
packing houses went mto consultation
st 1 o'clock this morning, over a letter
addressed to them Tuesday by tha coun
cil of the allied trades, who seek a fur
ther meeting to discuss srbltratton.
In the meantime trslnloads of non
unionists continue to arrive at the
yards, to be distributed therein without
manifestation of trouble other than loud
Jeering from the bystanders. , Ths feel
ing today among the laoor people is de
dldedly restless and ths outcome of this
morning's meeting with the packers Is
waited with much ansrety. '
At 11 o'clock today the packers sent
the unions a letter! agreeing to meet tho
representstlves of the ilied trades st I
o'clock this afternoon at the downtown -offices
of' Swift A Co.
The agreement by the packers to thus
again meet eith the Union leaders Is
Interpreted variously. Ostensibly It .
makes for future pesce. - '
Donnelly, of the butchers' union, hss
been strongly urged to give up bis ten
aciously held stand, thst all strikers .
that are out must be taken back pending
arbitration, but It la unlikely-that he
will accede,' aa he claims that ths pack
ers have made no concessions whatever.
Remarkable peace conditions continue '
to prevail-at the yards, with-sporadic
coses of slight disturbances. One- of
these occurred this morning when a
crowd attacked a negro on hie way to
work, placed a rope about his neck and
started with him for a telephone pole. ,
when his rescue wss effected by the
police. The negro wss not injured.
-' ST. MUL SXTVATXOB YBACBYU&.
Blockade a Satranea to Swift's Plant
' Baa Bees B amoved. ;
, (Jonrnal Special Serrtee.r
St Paul. Minn.. July 10, The strike
situation at South St. Paul today Is
more peaceful than at any time since
the men went out. The blockade at the
entrance te Swift"! plant has been re
moved, although It Is still guarded by
pickets, who surround tbe "plant to pre
vent the sneaking in of strike-breakers.
Groups of strikers are congregated
about tbe main gate, but no one la mo
lested. Thie Is the result of a telegram from
President Donnelly of Cntcago. advising
the men of the probable meeting with
the packers, and cautioning them against
any drastlo measure. Pending the out
come of the meeting the company haa
made no effort to put non-union butchers
to work. .
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Paoksrs Declare Tbay Threatea Violence
aa4 .Prevent Work. . .
(Journal Special Service.
Omaha. Neb.. July 20. The packer
kim Rinmnr aiwiired a temnorarv re
straining order from Judge Munger of
the federal court, preventing the strik
ers from using pickets In .groups of
nm mnp. iinlnar threats or trvlns 11
pereuade the non-union men not to go to
work er quit worn- ine peimon merges
conspiracy and threats of violence.
Otherwise tbe situation Is unchsngetL
A few more men were lasen on in m
strikers' places. . (, ,
TTT.T. SOO BZBVES, . 1
St. ' Louis. Jnly JO. The pecking
houses In East Bt. ' Louis snd ths Su
Louis Dressed Beef company have re
aumed bunlnesa, slaughtering (10 rsttlo
today. The packers claim they will
soon have a full complement of men.
Strikers, on the other hand, declare
they are well satisfied with the progress
of tha strike and confidently predict
victory. . ,
6 MOBS SXAVOBTBBXBO. . .
(Journal Spe-tsl Bervtra.)
Kansas Cv. July 10. The packers
started In without Interference today
exceed yesterday's killing record. The
union officials announce that l.00 nvn
bave Joined the union since the strike
waa called. The market Is quite uottve
(Jncmal gpeetal SrTe.t
, Jefferson Clly, Mo.. July 2". Tra
third seeslon of the Democrstle slut
' convention this m"mlng ertptt a i.iat
form snd took a rece till ttuS fir
nocn. The plaiform snnminces tht tre is
no room In Hie r-srtr fr i - I
repuilla'es their n....rf. M a n. . .
law piinlerilrig ni"r . 1
of brile-il'.'l'l". in. I f
covery of ff h .
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