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VOL. III. NO. 125.
ARRESTED IN CHICAGO :. WiS
Rioting:pf : Serioiis rNatureRepprted in
; Several Packing Qnter
(Journal Special Harriet.)
Chicago, July 2. Through tha ar
raat of George F. Golden president of
tha Packing Tearaatera ' union, thla
morning, on tha opan charge of Intimi
dation, by Police Inspector nunc claim
Ja made by the union that an attempt
la being made to thus break the strike.
Golden stopped a teamater with a
load of meat ha auapected waa bound
for a Swift branch market, and ordered
tha man, who waa a union , driver, to
take It bark. Hunt waa near by and
promptly placed tha labor leader under
Bond waa refused when Golden waa
taken thla morning before tha aeaalon
of tha ' nearest police court, and tha
court adjourned.' Golden, fighting hard,
.waa hustled below Into a -cell at the
"atockyarda atatlon. - Another man,
charged with-picketing, waa also ar
rested. Golden waa later released on bond
. and on hla agreement not to go -near
Ma headquartera or. the yard confines
until hla case la heard next week.
International President Shea of tha
Teamsters' union, and IS union leaders,
who were in oonrerenca over me nve
atocfcjiandlera' question, adjourned their
meeting and went to the police station,
where they had a warm talk with Hunt,
The 'inspector threatened to arrest them
all. regardleaa of their offlolal dignity, If
they interfered as Golden la alleged tb
have dona. 1 :
A number of sporadic cases of dis
turbance took plaoa thla morning, but
none waa aerloua.
The Drivera' Journal, which la eon
eldered an authority, clalraa tha packera
thla morning can operate at about M
per' cent of their normal capacity.
The reeelpte thla morning of cattle
were .000, which la a big gain. All 'cat
tle were promptly handled by the re
turned union di u ore, w . . ,
Tha Lithuanian who attempted te
kill Commission Merchant Ward yes
terday, made an effort to hang himself
In hla oell thla morning, (but failed.
. miOtlBf al sTOOJ) HO. i
Throughout the morning hours, de
spite the efforts of tha polloa to keep
tha crowds moving In tha vicinity of
tha atockyarda. It became actually con
trasted with striker and an army of
sympathisers and Idlers.
At noon a email riot took place at
the Halated and Forty-fifth Street en
trance to the atockyarda aa tha result of
Vladivostok Advices Intimate That Contraband
Goods Only Hay, Be Sequestrated Confer
ences Being Held-Russians Astonishede
(Joernal Special Service.)
Rome, July 21. (Bulletin) A rumor
la current here thla evening that Port
Arthur haa fallen, but no. confirmation
is obtainable, and the report should not
be accepted without further newa.
Paris, July 19. (Bulletin) Stock ex
change rumora have been current today
' that Port Arthur haa been captured by
the Japanese. No confirmation la bb
talnabl and the etory may have origi
nated In Roma.
(Jon rail Special Service.).' ,
Vladivostok. July 21. Tha prise
court that will pasa upon tha matter of
the German ateamer Arabia, which was
raptured by a Ruaalan cruiser orr
Yokohama, and arrived here today wfl
. probably release the vessel . after
sequestrating the contraband.
While It la understood that a portion
of tha Arabia's cargo la contraband, it.
ta generally admitted that thla doea not
necessarily Imply that the ship should
be confiscated or even held an indefi
nite length of time.
By some It la aald that Russia will In
' all probability adopt thla method, a
It will provide an easy way out of the
difficulty and leavea a loophole
through which the avoidance of heavy
damages may be arrived at
The Russian authorltiea and an Amer
ican agent at Vladivostok are holding
, numerous consultations today, and it la
understood that an arrangement satis,
factory to all concerned will be arrived
at aoon. A alight delay In negotia
ItVOnly in 17te Sun Jay Journal
That you find all the news and the good lively features that
go to make up a real newspaper. " A special leased wire and
cable connections' Covering the. whole world make The Sun
day Journal's telegraph news service the., belt An Oregon.
Local news, as everybody knows, is handled by Th$ Journal
in the best of style and is fresh on the day it appeartyYou
have a chance to see what a real live newspaper is like
Since The Journal came to to
the ' appearance of IS negro strike
breakers, who came from tha Armour
plant. Tha . newoomera had barely
emerged from the alley when they were
set upon and a big flat' fight followed.
A squad of ofllcera charged fiito the
rroard swinging clubs with sturdlness
and leaving behind a trail of broken
heads and bloody faces. The strikers
started to throw stones, but the arrival
f freeh policemen and a. quick rush
into the .crowd of a patrol wagon filled
with bluecoata caused a general rush
for cover. ;.''.," f
' to protect "the strike-breakers they
were taken Into the patrol wagona and
carried through the mob to the police
atatlon. where they explained that they
had' been brought to the packing-house
under false representations of the caaa
and that when they learned the altua
tton bad refused to work. They were
compelled to leave .the plant'and be
fore they had time to offer explanation
in tha street were act upon and had
to fight In eelf-preaervatlon. , .
STone Seriously Injured.
Not a man of the party escaped un
scathed and several were .suffering from
seveVe scalp wounds, caused presuma
bly by the storm of rocks that marked
tha termination of tha fight.
Several officers received bruise and
contusions and one waa knocked Uncon
scious by a blow from a atone.
Tha riot call at noon waa tha seventh
one which hurried police to storm cen
ters in tha course of the flare Pro
ceedings, but although ambulances' have
been busy and the Jane are nuea witn
disturbers, tha day up to that hour
recorded no fatality.
Tha newa of Golden'a arrest created
the moat ugly temper that baa yet been
manifested and the- lawleea element
ever, ready to take advantage of .any
strike excitement,' la muchTa evidence.
fcxoTXva or kutsas citt.
Vegro trikebraske S boots Two of Sis
, Assallaata. '
(Journal Ipecial Berries.)
Kanaaa City, Mo, July 1$. Violence
now constantly threatening In the
strike situation here, despite tha fact
that heretofore all has been quiet The
first clash thla morning came in tha
(Continued on Page Three.)
tions may be due to the necessity of
cabling tha American authorltiea, aa
conaiderabla time alapaea before replies
- The prise crew which aridved here
with the Arabia la composed of a lieu
tenant and 42 men from tha cruiser I
TA Ten XIAO rxoxT.
" . xoaa MOO.
(Josraal Special Serriee.)
St Petersburg, July It. A corre
spondent's account of the Ta Tcha Klao
fight haa Juat arrived, which states that
the Japaneae losses are believed to have
been between 4,000 and t.000. v and that
of tha Ruaalana about 1.000. Astonish
ment la expressed at the wonderful
mobilisation and strategy oi the Jap
Port Arthur advices, by a circuitous
route, aay that conditions remain un
changed. Tha Ruaalana hold the rail
Way for a distance of II versta from the
port, and the opposing arm lee are al
most within atght of each other. There
la no likelihood of an aasault on tha city
at present, eemaphorea of the Russiana
and Japanese outposts at Naugalln con
front each other ko cloea tha forces are
Kuropatkln reports that on the 17th
tha Russian volunteera and Cossacks
ambushed a body of 'Japanese recon
pottering troops to the southwest of
MaeapudaL The ,, Japaneae lost 12
(Continued on Page Two.)
PORTLAND, ORkGON, FRIDAY EVENING.
F.K. LANE SURE
PARKER WILL WIN
S4y$ Striker r anr toosevett s Negro
Policy Will Help democrats
in Doubtful StatesT
Franklin K. Lane.- who ia to addreas
tha Democratic meeting at the Colum
bia tneatre tonight arrived In the city
from Ban Francisco this morning. , He
waa accompanied by hla wife.
Mr. Laine la one of the moat promt
nant Democrats in California, and ex
pressed himself aa satisfied with the
outlook for Democratic succese at the
coming -election. He was a candidate
for governor of California, but waa de
feated by Pardee by the nomlnel Vete
of 2.400. In a bitter contest for the
mayoralty, of Ban Francisco ha waa de
feated by a combination of influences
by Mayor Schmlts. the present Incum
bent ' : . , V .
ii nomination or Parker' la cer
tainly tha best thing that -could have
happened to the Democratic party." he
saia loaay. mere is a aentlment
throughout tha country that he la
safe, conservative man, and tha kind of
man that tha. country, needs at this
time. Indeed. I would not be at all
surprised to sea a landslide In hla favor
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iraiuiv ini Hummer IB over.
Calif o rata for rarker, .
"In California, especially, la tha aentl
ment atrong. and It la growing raoMlr
Of course, the state la said to be Re'
publican, though there .waa a nominal
vote or only 2.400 against me In my race
for governor. It la Impossible to tell
how the western states will go at thla
time, but whichever way-they go will
not decide the election. .
It looks like the Democratic cam
palgn'-managera had decided .to con
centrate their energies on tha atatea
that are considered doubtf jl. If they
succeed In carrying, certain ' of . those
states the others can go any way with'
out affecting- the. final, results. .
New York la safe In tha Democratic
column. . Parker is extremely strong
there, and It la generally conceded that
ha will carry the Empire stale. New
Jersey will go aa New York does, and
that will be another Important state to
Our credit If the Democrats can carry
Connecticut and Indiana, with New York
and New Jeraey, Parker'a electionIn as-
ured. The party leadera of those
atates are extremely busy, and Jxive an
nounced that the prospects f6r success
um rrobiess win Aid.
Tha strike situation and the labor
question will play an Important part
In tha coming election. There is a grow-
ng dissatisfaction with Roosevelt
among, the worklngmen, and especially
among the labor unions. A strike Is
flow In progreaa In Illinois, another' In
Masaachuaetta and one will begin in
California In a short time.
"Employee of the Southern Pacific' In
San Francisco have announced that
they will go. nn strike within a short
time, and that will bring up another
complication. They object to the em
ployment of non-union men. Theae num
eroua strikes will have a dlsastroua ef
fect on Ihe Republican Influence with
the labor classes. It la certain to In.
crease Judge Parker'a atrength materi
ally. Metro question Aaotner Boost.
Another factor . that Is Working
against Roosevelt and the Republican
party generally la tha negro question.
Besides the natural aversion to tha race
that ' exists. In the south,- there la a
growing aentlment that the negro la be
ns uaed merely aa a strike-breaker. The
big corporations that become Involved
In a strike employ negroes to assist In
breaking It and In that way tha negro
has won the enmity of tha labor classes.
Then, .Roosevelt a arrogant and per
slsteat abuses of the southern people,
with reference to the negro question,
haa mad many enemlba for the perty.
(Continued on 1'aga Five.)
DOG'S BARK IS
ALARM OF FIRE
Fire Chief Campbell Mounts Swaying Ladder
and Rescues Mrs. Pearl Millei: From
-Flames in the Plaza Hotel, ;
It waa the barking of a little house
dog that ' perhaps aaved many of the
sleeping, lnmatea of tha Plaza hotel, at
Third and Salmon streets, from death In
the flamea at I o'clock, thla morning.
Scenting tha flra before It had been die-
covered by the roomers, the dog began
to bark. No one heeded bla alarm and
ha barked louder and mora excitedly.
Still failing to warn those in danger he
rushed frantically back and ' forth
through tha hallways and rooms yelping
and barking furiously.
He at last succeeded In arousing the
occupanta from their perilous slumber
and they rushed from the building. No
one thought of tha dog who had warned
them aa they hastened from the build
ing.' He still stood guard In the burning
houae and barked loudly .until the last
person had reached a place of safety.
The dog la owned by Mrs. Peterson,
Fire Chief David ' Campbell reacued
Mra. Pearl Miller from the aecond atory
of tha. burning hotel.. Cut off from
escape' from the burning building by
the roarln furnace - and tha danai)
jfaiAce, the woman Jumped from the
window to a small platform on the
Third street side and called wildly for
help. Her husband is disabled by nean
dlaease and could not aid her.
At that moment Chief Campbell kr-
rlved from headquartera.' Ha aaw tha
frantlo woman. The red flamea form
ing a background made , her appear
more plainly. Quickly 'he turned to
Truck No. 1. stationed by the curb,
seised a long ladder and threw It up
to tha aecond story. Daahlng op the
ladder, he took the woman in hla arms
and carried her to the sidewalk while
cheers went up from the crowd below.
Delivering his charge to friende of the
rescued woman.' the chief turned 'to take
up tha work of directing hla men.
In a abort - time the firemen had
quenched the blase. Chief Campbell
was Surrounded by frlenda Who seised
hla hand and aa they shook It expressed
to him their admiration for hla act.
Mra. Miller waa not the only one to
have a narrow escape. The landlady
Mrs. Rosa Peterson, managed to es
cape from- -the building without assis
tance, although she bad been confined
to her bed for 10 daya.
J. E. Miller, husband of Mrs. Pearl
Miller, saved himself from the flamea,
but being subject to heart disease was
unable to help his wife. He became ex
ceedingly weak at the sight of the- Are
and the. excitement waa too much for
him. Ha Js today prostrated and In a
critical condition. Mra. Peterson is also
seriously ill aa a result of her ex
perience After the Are waa out thoae
who were driven from the Plaaa hotel
took rooms In the Philadelphia house,
across , the street where they are now
. Mrs. Miller's Story.
4'I awoke after tha flamea and smoke
hsd become so hot and denaa aa to ahut
off escape from the two stairways, "
aald Mrs. 'Miller. "I knew Mr. Miller
could not' help me, aa he would in all
probability become weakened from the
great shock. I determined to get out
JULY 29. 1904.
myaelf and started to And the stalre.
I had to go back and when I found I
could not get down the stairs I made up
my mind to Jump from the front I
went out on the platform. Screaming
for help, I aoon found myself being
carried down the ladder by a fireman.
I do not know who he waa, but I know
he aaved me, and J am very thankful
to him. It waa ao hot that I could
hardly bear It up there on that plat
form and had I not been rescued I do
not know what I would have done. 1 1
waa so overcome when csrrled down that
I lost consciousness for a time."
Mr. Miller, In descending the stairs,
wss burned about the face and hands,,
but not seriously. He Is aecond cook
at the.Commercial club.
Just how the fire started ta a mys
tery; but Mrs. Peterson saya that it waa
either from a hall lamp or from, a
match carelessly thrown by some one.
There wss a large can of coal oil In the
hallway that added to tha flerceneas of
the flamea and created a dense black
smoke that waa suffocating. The fire
waa confined to the front of the build
ing and tha rooms in tho rear were not
Trie property - ta owned by Senator
George T. Meyers, and waa Inaured suf
ficiently to cover the loss, which Is es
timated at 11.200. The hotel proper
Buffered the moat, but the saloon and
restaurant were somewhat damaged.
The work of the firemen Is praised
by all who saw It They had the flamea
extinguished within 10 minutes after
their arrival. When the alarm waa
sounded Captain of Police Bailey and a
wagon load of officers went in response
and assisted tha firemen,
PULITZER FINED FOR
' ' (Special Dlapatch to Tbe Journal.)
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rimenn, num., uijr sw. rvnifuj
Pulltser, son of the owner of the Neerl
York World, and one of the principal
editorial writers on that paper, has
pleaded guilty to a charge of killing I
an antelope and was sentenced by Judge I
E, K. Chaedle to pay a fine or 1500,
the maximum' fine for crlmea of that
According to a Lewlston special a
similar charge against Pulltser ,ls. 'till
pending In Teton county.
rarAjrcxxa xrtui smcszur.
(Journal Special Barries.)
Newark.. O. July 2. W. O. Taffel,
receiver of the Newark Savlnga bank,
committed suicide by drowning this
morning, presumably unbalanced by con
tinued worry over hla financial affaire.
(Journal Special Service.)
Montreal, Quebec, July it. Lord Dun
dnnsld. late commander-in-chief of the
military rofcee In Canada, sailed Tof
England today on tha steamer Turltslan.
Beneath the Hurt Residence Near"
Corvallis for Many Weeks.
(Special Dispatch to Tha Journal.) '
Corvallis. Or., July 21. Emaciated,
colorless his hair and beard long and
unkempt, Edward Creffleld rests on a
cot In the. county Jail, starved to a
great weakneas. The 12-year-old Robi
nett boy, adopted by-. V-.-Hurt. aw
an object move under the Hurt, resi
dence this mornln'g at o'clock. He
placed hla eyea.to a. hole In the brick
foundation and a 'voice aald, "Hello,
that your He went under and found
The lad asked permission of O. V.
Hurt's sister Mary, ' who recently ar
rived from the east to come -over to
town and ha got Chief Lane and O. V,
Hurt. They took a buggy andbrought
Creffleld. who waa too weak to stand
unassisted, to the Jail.
A pit about II inches deep and long
enough to He in, under the Hurt house
In the darkest corner, the northeast,
contained a couphs of quilts, blankets,
ill fruit Jars, a half Jar of fruit, flour,
sugar, and a tin cup of milk. He waa
absolutely naked, and refuses to talk to
anyone. He waa given a scant supply
of mlfk. He goes to Portland Saturday
In charge of Chief Hunt a warrant be
ing held there. . . .i
The $400 reward offered will go to
young . Roblnett O. V. Hurt Is vin
dictive and the people are much excited.
Crowda are seeking admission- to the
Jell. A Journal representative viewed
the prisoner. He looks to be a man
about IS years old, very light, email
stature, whlght 121 to ISO pounds when
In health, blue eyes, full lips, straight
nose, small hands, slightly bald. He is
a son of wealthy a parents in the old
country and Is of Swedish descent.
O. V, Hurt hunted under the house a
month ago and waa alx or eight feet
from,, the. pit when he gave up the
search.' Mrs. Hurt hooted the Idea of
hla ' being there. It la supposed that
she fed him till June 27, when she went
to the asylum and since then hla food
supply has been limited. She often sat
at that corner of the house, presumably
picking flowers. It la supposed now
that she war talking to Creffleld. The
Corvallis. victims aa a -result, of his
teaching are: Frank Hurt and wife.
Mra. O. V. Hurt Alia Bray, Roaa Seelry.
Sophia Hartly, all of whom are in the
Florence Seeley, May Hurt and a Miss '
NEW HOTEL IS
Charles Sweeny Will Build One of 250 Rooms
- in Time for the Fair-Manager Bowers,
of the Portland to Take Charge. .
Portland la to have a new hotel and
It la to be one of the finest on the
Pacific cnaat It will be built by
Charles Sweeny, the Spokane million
aire, and will be 11 atorlea hlgn.
Thla Is the announcement that cornea
from Spokane today to The Journal
from aourcea so cloae to Mr. Sweeny
that ita authenticity cannot be doubted.
It Is further aald that H. C. Bowers,
at preaent manager of the Hotel Port
land, will be the manager of the new
hotel. Mr. Bowers, however, . when
questioned on the mstter, said:
"I know nothing about It.
The location of the new hotel la In
doubt. The Spokane report states that
It will be built on the Dekum home
property at the corner of Morrison and
Thirteenth atreeta. Another statement
la to the efiect that Mr. Sweeny haa se
lected another alto for the hotel. .
The new hotel will be a atone, fire
proof structure, 11 atorles high and will
contain 250 rooms. It will be built on
the most modern . plana, with steel
frame and all the up-to-date features
known In hotel construction. Mr. Sweeny
ill return to Portland within a very
short 'time, and when he comes ha will
bring the plana for the new hotel. Hla
CHOOSE BEST 25
WORKS OF FICTION
A recognised authority on literature. Rev. ThomaTTB. Gregory, haa
made a selection Of a list of the best 21 works of Action. His reputation
as a man of taste Is undeniable and if for no other reaaon than thai hla
views are Interesting. However, soma people may not agree wltl him.
It would be unusual If many did agree on a. choice of books.
What la your Idea of the best J books of Action The Journal will
publish your selection If you wllUsend It In. v ' k: .
Here Is the Rev. Mr. Gregory's choice, in which he speclflcslly ex- e
eludes poetry. '
'"Don Quixote." Cervantea; "Lea Mleersblra." Victor Hugo: "Trls- e
tram Shandy." Sterne: "The Vicar of Wakefield.' (lolrlsmlth; "Pilgrim's e
Progress." Bunyan; "Paul and Virginia," St. Pierre: ."Robinson Crusoe."
De roe; "The Wandering Jew," Eugene Sue; "Gulliver's TravHs." Swift; e
"Oil Bias." La Sage; "Pride and Prejudice." Austen: "Ten Thousand a
Year." Warren; "Old Mortality." Scott; "Ivanhoe." Scott; "David Cop. e
perfleld," Dickens; -Jane Eyre." Charlotte Bronte; ' "Daniel Deronda." e
Oeorge Eliot; "Vanity Vmir," Thackeray; "On the Hslahts." Auerhaih; e
e "Wsr and Peace." Tolstoi; "Last Days or rompe". nuiwer-, im r" w
e dorlot." Bnlsac: "The Scarlet Ietter," Hawthorne; "Bn llur," Wal- A
lace; "The Leopard'a Spots." Dlon.
THE CIRCULATION ,
OF THE JOURNAL ,
PRICE FIVE CENTS.
LAST IN JAIL
sed to Have Been Concealed
Taylor are In the boys' and gtrla' home
at Portland. It la presumed that Mrs.
Hartley supplied the food till she left
with her husband for , the Bohemia
mlnea a few daya ago. '
ChrerorPbTIce'llunt waa notified of
tha capture of Creffleld this morning,
and detailed Detective Ilartman to go
to' Corvallis and bring the "apostle"
here for trial. A warrant waa Issued for
him here March IS,-on' complaint of B.
K. Starr, who alleged hla wife had been
estranged from him through the Influ
ence of Creffleld.
Mrs. Starr, whose husband signed tha
complaint here. Is a alster of Hester
Mitchell, a. young woman who. while at
Corvallis. became a disciple of the sect.
Later she wss turned over to the Boys'
and Girls' Aid society, where she re
mained until a month ago.' when she
went to her father. In Indiana, She gave
up tha belief in the sect.
Mrs. Starr was a firm believer, and
to try to get her to abandon the faith
and cut loose from all of the. Inf luencea
her husband brought her to Portland.
Creffleld followed and SUrr charged
that he had broken up his home-
Florence. Beeley, another young girl
who- became fascinated with the "Holy
Roller'-' sect at Corvallis, waa committed
to the aid socle tyf She gradually gave
up the faith and three weeke ago left
the receiving home for a little town near
Vancouver. B. C, where she ta now liv
ing with friends.
PARENTS THINK SON
HAS DESERTED THEM
: tRpeelal DUpatch to Tie Journal.) -',
Hood River, Or., July . Word comes
from HlllsbnrO that the deaf and dumb
parents of 11-year-old Edward Emrlck
have been deserted by their son. The
lad la aald to have worked in the Hood
river strawberry fields, but letters writ
ten him here by his beart-broken mother
have failed to locate him.
Mrs. Emrlck describee' her boy as)
large for hla age; dark eyes and hair: '
speaks English snd Oerman and the -
sign language of the. mute.
statement when her recently upon tha
occasion of closing hla big deal for
the Dekum property, to the effect that
he had not fully, decided what dis
position ha would make of the Dekum
home, but would probably areot on the
alte a private hotel, waa ' evidently
spoken in order to avert complete dis
closure at that time of hla plana, which
were not quite matured.
Mr. Sweeny upon hla vialt to Port
land aaw the need of additional hotel
accommodatlona in thla city and par-,
tloularly tha immediate requirementa In ,
view of tha near approach of the Lew la
and Clark fair. Ha Is aa ardent be
liever In the future greatness of Port- '
land aa the empire city of the Pactfto
northwest He haa repeatdly expressed
hla high opinion of Portland real es
tate aa an Investment
With the idea of erecting a first clasa
hotel In Portland also came reflection
upon the aerloua question of ita man
agement, Hla long acquaintance with '
H. C. Bowers had led him to form a
high opinion of that gentleman as a
hotel man. and he turned to the manager
of the Portland, whose succeea with that
Institution fiaa placed 'him In the front
rank of American hotel men.
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