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VOL. III. NO. 287.
PORTLAND, OREGON, WEDNESDAY EVENING, DECEMBER 7, 1904 SIXTEEN PAGES.
PRICE FIVE CENTS.
LAND FRAUD CASE
Convicted Conspirators Will Hear Pen
alty After Next Trial Set for
Tuesday, December 13,
McKinley Gets Bond, But Puter and Mrs, Wat
son Arc So Far Unabfcto Find Sureties
Action on Appeal in Six Months.
Brief respite will be given to the ma
Jorlty of the convicted conspirators
whose gum was established yesterday
afternoon by the vexdlct of the jury In
the land-fraud case In the United States
district court. Next Tuesday S. A. D.
Puter, Horace O. McKinley, Emma L.
Watson and Marie U Ware must again
appear In court to face a second charge
of conspiring to defraud the government
of Its public lands.
Over three of these four Puter. Mc
Kinley and Erama Watson hangs the
shadow of the conviction obtained In the
case which ended yesterday. Marie
Ware was acquitted In that trial, but in
the coming case the charges against her
are much more specific and the Indict
ment Indicates that her part In the con
spiracy was much more apparent.
Dan J. Tarpley, who waa Included in
the verdict of guilty rendered yester
day, la not a defendant in the next
case. Frank H. Walgatnot, who pleaded
guilty last Saturday, la also not a party
to the second Indictment. For Walga
mot nothing remains but sentence, as
his plea of guilty has deprived him of
all chance of appeal The other defend
ants In the first case will appeal to the
United States circuit court of appeals,
which sit fat San Francisco. Probably
not more than four or five months will
elapse before that tribunal passes upon
the appeal. Iy4fcrifrf u
Before appeal can be taken, a motion
for a new trial must be made and de
nied and sentence must be imposed.
This may Involve a delay of several
weeks, as Judge Bellinger has an
nounced his intention of reserving sen
tence until after the conclualon of the
case which Is to be tried next week.
Pending McKlnley's sentence, Eugene
Blaster and Jack Grant became his
sureties yesterday afternoon. His ball
was fixed at 14.000. Blaster and Grant
appeared at the United States marshal's
office shortly afterward and signed his
bond. McKlnley was thereupon released
from custody. jr
Emma Watson andT S. A. D. Puter
were less fortunate. Their efforts to
secure bondsmen yesterday were fruit
less and finally at 7:30 o'clock In the
evening the attempt was abandoned and
preparations were made to keep them
In custody for the night. The first In
tention was to keep them In the
marshal's office, guarded by a deputy,
but it was finally decided to take them
to "the Portland hotel. There they spent
Puter Hunting- a Bondsman,
Early this morning Puter started out.
In custody of a deputy marshal, with
the hope of securing bondsmen for blm-
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son, Accused of Young's Murder.
JAPANESE SEIZE AND
HOLD AKASAKA HILL
Three Other Positions Are Ako Occu
pied Cruiser Bayan Is Hard and
Fast Aground in the Harbor,
An Armistice Is Declared for Five Hours at
StoesseTs Request General Assault Is
1 Believed to Be Imminent,
(Journal Sperlal Service.)
Toklo, Dec. 7. It is officially an
nounced that the Japanese successes at
Port Arthur continue and that yester
day they raptured by artillery Are, fol
lowed by a desperate aasault, the Aka
saka hill, another eminence near Port
The Russians, who were outnumbered,
made valiant and costly attempts to
hold the .position and to reoccupy the
lost ground, but were overpowered and
beaten back with considerable losses.
The Russian cruiser Bayan Is hard
and fast aground In the harbor and is
now under range.
At 4 oclock yesterday afternoon, In
response to a request from General
Stoessel, another armistice, the second
of the siege, was declared for the re
moval of the wounded and burial of the
dead. The armistice lasted five hours
and at times the enemies were able to
hold conversstlon with each other while
traversing the battlefield.
Immediately at the close of the ar
mistice the artillery fire reopened with
renewed vigor, the gunners of both
armies having taken advantage of the
time to refurbish their places.
An entire fortress waa occupied at
noon yesterday, the Russians having
fought to the very laat trench and hav
ing repeatedly- made desperate charges
In the hope of regaining command of
the situation. The Russian losses la
these attempts are estimated at no
less than 1.000 men. '
Private dlpatches say that the valor
of the Russians In these engagements
has never been excelled. Time and
again "they have charged into the very
parapeta, although hopelessly outnum
bered by an enemy In' the best of phys
ical condition. The constant drains on
the Russian garrison have been such
that It is In no position, through actual
shortage of men, to attempt successful
offense, but there seems to be a disre
gard for life that savors on fanaticism.
Official dispstches say that as soon
as entire occupancy of the hill had
been accomplished yesterday, General
Nogt, with heavily reinforced attack
ing parties of fresh men, charged an
eminence north of Suerkhou and two
eminences north of San Ldchlan.
At all these points the fighting was of
the same desperate character, the Rub
slana dying where they had fought with
a ferocity unprecedented and with svl- .
dent determination to fight as long as
possible before death should overtake
(Continued on Page Two )
I ANTWERP SELLS OREGON WHEAT TO EAST I
Antwerp is selling Oregon wheat to the east. Forty thousand bushels of the 1903 crop now at Ant
werp have just been sold to a large milling concern in New York and more sales are reported to be in
Thus Oregon wheat will be sent to Antwerp and thence back to this country and after paying duty
twice will be manufactured into American flour.
This is the astonishing statement which comes by telegraph from New York and is confirmed today
by local grain men. The grain men here say that it is cheaper to ship Oregon wheat to a foreign country
and then reship it to the United States than it is to send it direct by rail from this coast. This is the first
time in the history of the United States that such an Incident has occurred.
It is known that good milling wheat is hard to obtain in sufficient quantities. Some of the dealers here
assert that the wheat market will soon make a heavy advance and that this Oregon wheat was bought
from Antwerp in order to offset a possible corner at this time.
The wheat is now at Antwerp and will be shipped to its new purchasers at once. The sellers are Mc
Larden & Muir.
HEME'S BEST MAN'S
DRINKS COST $6,000
Admits that He Expended that
Amount in One Seaaion of
(Special Wapett to The Jeeraal.)
Helena, Mont., Dec. 7. Remarkable
Indeed was the testimony adduced at a
hearing held In Butte to take the depo
altlon of Thomas R. Hinds, ths "light
bower" of P. Augustus Helnse, who has
constituted a libel suit against the Butte
Inter-Mountain, its editor and business
manager, claiming $100,000 damagea
During the recent campaign personali
ties flew thick and fast In the fight
between the Republicans, Democrats,
Hetnse's party and the Amalgamated
factions, and In ons of its editorlala the
Inter-Mountain referred to Hinds aa a
"grafter, rounder and roper-ln," hence
thThellhearlng waa held before Notary
Little and was attended by the leading
counsel for the big copper companies
In the course of his closs-exanilnatlon
Hinds admitted that he nad spent about
16 000 In the recent legislative sessions
in Helena for 'drinks" while lobbying
for antl -amalgamated legislation.
Questioned as to the source of his lnJ
come. Hinds said that It could be classi
fied as mining, contracting, poolroom
Interests and poker-playing. He admit
ted winning $10,000 at the latter game
In the past year. Hinds was formerly
county treasurer, and his tsstlmony cre
ated great surprise
TAFT SAILS FROM
PANAMA TO JAMAICA
i Journal Special Service.)
p.n.mn Dec. 7. Secretary " Taft
sailed for Kingston. Jamaica, today af
ter having made another inspection of
terminals. A popular demonstration In
his favor took place last night on the
plasa. Taft delivered a snort speech. In
which he said that the putting In force
of the .Dlngley tariff on the Panama
sons had been a mistake.
Yesterday marked the signing or a
supplemental agreement whereby no oar
goes are to be landed at the canal ports
ifter December 11 except on presenta
tion of a Panama Invoice from the port
CURE FOR PNEUMONIA
Dr. Albert Robin Reports Thir
teen Cures Out of Fourteen
Cases by New Discovery.
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Parts, Dec. 7. A sensational com
munication was made to the Acedemle
de Medicine today by Dr. Albert Robin,
which reported the discovery of the fact
that certain metals, such as gold and
sliver, finely subdivided and employed
In Infinitesimal doses, will cure pneu
monia. Thirteen cures were obtained In
14 cases thus treated.
The reduction of the metals to a
proper state Is obtained by electrical
dissolution In water. The metals so
treated acquired the property of devel
oping a force similar to fermentation,
and were employed In cases of pneumo
nia through hypodermic injections of
from a five to ten cubic centimeters so
lution, containing from .0$ to .1 of a
milligram of gold, silver or platinum.
MAN LOSES HIS GRIP
i .tour pa I Special Servles.)
San Francisco, Dec. 7. George O. Mo
Mullen, confidential agent for J. it
Keene. has reported to the police the
mysterious theft of a valise containing
$10,000 In bonds and other valuable pa
pers. The robbery took place Monday,
but M. Mullen declines to give the time
McMullen says he came to this city
on Important business and visited many
places. In the evening he discovered
the loss of -the valise. He says he can
not tell what other papera he had. The
stolen bonds ars part of an Issue by
the North Shore railway, the short line
running north from this ' city. The
whole affair Is shrouded In mystery.
(Special ntapatrh to The Journal
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, Dec. 7. The
bodies of Percy Harris and Kenneth Wi
ley. Who were drowned In Harrison lake
Sunday, were recovered last night near
together. It Is supposed that one fell
In and the other tried- to aaalst him.
A Join funeral waa held today.
SHE COULDN'T ENDURE
THE SAME OLD TUNES
Wife Asking Divorce Says Her
Husband Had Only One
One of the grounds of cruelty as
signed by Marie Frits In her suit
agalnat R.. C. Frits for a dtvoroe Is that
"defendant some time sgn purchased a
phonograph and will not buy new music,
but sits by the hour and plays the same
pieces over and over again, late into the
night, so plaintiff cannot sleep."
Other acta of abusive and cruel treat
ment alleged are that her husband com
pelled her to work as a' clerk in his
grocery Store. 740 Union avenue, re
fused to give ner money for necessary
clothing, said he waa tired of her and
that there was a girl In Jefferson City
who secured $100 from him, for what
reason she could not state, and that he
had been sngry ever since. She asks
for $120 alimony. They were married
in Portland, April 12, 10J.
HAVE NINE CHILDREN
ALL UNDER FOURTEEN
A. B. Stump, 0S fcast Thirty-first
street, announces this morning that he ta
a disciple of Roosevelt. Rnd believes In
the Rooaeveltlan doctrine regarding race
Beginning with today Mr. Stump Is
the father of nine children two boys
and seven girls all under the age of 14.
Mrs. Stump presented her husband with
twins, and they are the pride of that
happy household. Already they have
been named Elsa and Klltf.
IS FREE FROM ALL
FEAR OF CARNEGIE
Steelmaster Says He Will Not
Prosecute Mrs. Chad wick
for Alleged Forgeries.
WOMAN IS ON VERGE OF
A NERVOUS COLLAPSE
Doctor Is Again Hastily Sum
moned and Says He Has
Crave Fears for Outcome.
I Journal Special fWal-e )
New Tork, Deo. 7. Andrew Carnegie
today said he would not prosecute Mrs.
Chadwlck, and up to 1 o'clock neither
Receiver Lyons nor anyone Interested
In the mystery had called upon Carnegie
relative to the alleged forged notes.
Mrs. Chadwlck with her son Emll and
a maid occupied a suite of three rooms
on the fifth floor of the New Amsterdam
hotel today. United States secret
service officers occupy, the adjoining
room. The woman Is under such close
surveillance that escape Is impossible.
One secret service man today stood at
the front door, another watched at a
window and two more paced the lobby
of the hotel.
The management of the Holland house
says Mrs. Chadwlck left of her owrt
volition and paid her bill two days
Mrs. Chadwlck called for her break
fast at an early hour and had all the
morning papera sent to her room. To
the hotel emnloves she said that she
was going to remain ln"bed all day. At
torney Squire called for a conference
with her late this forenoon.
Mra Chadwlok's condition, both men
tally and physically, took a violent turn
for the worse shortly before noon today
and Dr. Moore was hurriedly summoned.
After administering to her he said:
"I have grave fears of the outcome
if the nervous tension under which she
Is now laboring continues."
MAY BE SISTER.
KASTSA A. OA TOST DEAD
(Special Plana tea to The Journal.)
.DaveAport. Wash.. Deo. 7. Mrs. Mar
tlin A. Caton, the wife of Judge N. T.
Caton, died here Sunday after a pro
tracted illness, of paralysis. She was a
pioneer nf the west, having crossed the
plains by ox team with her parents In
1(4$, settling near Salem. She married
Judge Caton In 18S3. and came here In
lt$. She loaves three children, Harvy
Caton, Athena; George W. Caton. 'Seattle,
and Mrs. B. N. Collins, of KoSsland.
B. C She was aged 17.
Saa Fraaolsoo Woman Bears striking
Resemblance to Mrs. Cnadwlck.
(Journal Special Service.)
Han Francisco, Dec. 7. Living In an
elegantly furnished flat In this city Is
Mrs. Alice Torke, a widow, who la said
to be a sister of Csssle Chadwlck. The
Woman admits that her maiden name
was Btgley, which waa also the maiden
name of Mrs. Chadwlck. but she denies
thst Mrs. Chsdwick is her sister. She
slso denies sll knowledge of Mme. De
vere or Mrs. Hoover, said to be the
atlases sssumed by Mrs. Chadwlck.
She admits having lived In Cleveland
snd Oberlln. the cities tn which Mrs.
Chadwlck did business with a number
Mrs. Torke clslms to be In straitened
clrcumetsnces, having been unable to
secure any part of her late husband's
estste. She bears a striking resem
blance to pictures of Mrs. Chadwlck.
GOVERNOR DOUGLAS WILL DEFY ROOSEVELT
(Journal Special Service.)
Boston. Dec. 7. A dispatch from Washington intimating that President Roosevelt may object to Lieu
tenant General Miles becoming adjutant general of the' state of Massachusetts has created comment. Governor-elect
Douglas says that Miles will be adjutant of the general staff, whether assigned by the presi
dent or not.
"I do not know much about the provisions of the Dick law," said Douglas, "but I do know that Gen
eral Miles will be on my staff as adjutant general."
W. R. Buchanan, the governor-elect's private secretary, said: "Governor-elect Douglas will request
President Roosevelt to assign General Miles to duty on his staff and if so assigned, Miles will be made
adjutant general. If the president refuses to assign him he will be appointed adjutant general anyway. The
only reason for asking that he be assigned is that he will receive his full pay as an active army officer if as
signed by the president. He is retired, and of course can be appointed, by the governor anyway, but he
would then only receive the three quarters pay of his rank at the time when he retired, besides his $3,600
salary as adjutant general."
MRS. YOUNG WATCHES
OVER MURDER CASE
Continues Her Eager Quest for
Evidence with Which to Con
vict Nan Patterson.
Journal Special Service.)
Cleveland. Ohio; Deo. 7. At
(ConUnued on Page Two.)
- Journal Speelal Service.)
New York, Dec. 7. Seven Jurymen
were in the box when court opened this
morning In the trial of Nan Patterson,
accused of the murder of Bookmaker
Caesar Young. Miss Patterson looked
more bright and happy thla morning
than usual. More than a dosen tales
men were examined at the morning ses
sion, but none were accepted.
As In the preceding Jays, she showed
the liveliest interest in the selection of
the Jurymen, and her wishes were in all
cases deferred to by her attorney. Her
father sits by her side, but offers no
suggestion In this regard, trusting ap
parently to hla daughter's Intuition to
discover those who are prejudiced
Another spectator, and the one who
shows the greatest feeling In the mat
ter, Is Mrs. Caesar Toung, the widow of
the bookmaker. Mrs. Young coutlnucs
her activity in prosecution, and at her
own expense pays for ths quest for ad
ditional evidence to fasten the "rim on
In the courtroom Miss Patterson
never looks at Mrs. Young, although the
latter watches her constantly. The
trial will prove Interesting owing to
this silent duel.
1 Journal Special Service. )
Salt Lake, 1'tnh. Dec. 7. Six wit
nesses for the Smoot Investigation In
Washington Monday hsve been subpoe
naed and will leave tomorrow. Today
t-n professors of the Brlgham Young
university at Provo were served snd are
expected to testify that polygamy is
taught In Mormon schools.
There are satd to be st least 20 wlt
neaes wanted who rnnnnt be located
by the United States marshal.
tmiYXKS SKEW'S SPECIAL
(Sperlal PUpatch tn The Journal.)
Pendleton, Or. Dec. 7. The Walla
Walla business men's special train left
Pendleton this morning. Two were O.
B. N. officials. The train consisted of
CHARLES NELAN DIES
a AT CAVE SPRINGS
Cartoonist Who Made Governor
Pennypacker a National Joke
Victim of Consumption.
(Journal Special Serrlea.)
Cave Spolngs, Oa Dec. 7. Charles
Nelan, the cartoonist, died of consump
tion here at ( o'clock this morning.
He will be burled at his old homs In
Akron, O., In which town he was born
April 10, 1859. His early education waa
received at Butchtel college. Ilia (list
study of art was at the National Acad
emy of Design In New York. In 188
he began cartoon work with the Cleve
land Press, artd then with the Sehlppa
McBae league of western newspapers.
Among Nelan's work that attracted
more than the usual attention from the
publlo was his depleting of Oovernor
Pennypacker and Matthew 8. Quay of
Pennsylvania. This notable series of
cartoons was ptTbllshed in the Phila
delphia North American. .
One of these pictures represented
Pennypacker dressed as a ctlttt clown.
Quay standing in the ring cracking a
big whip, and underneath the worda.
"Preparing for the big ahow." .
80 vigorous were the Illustrations
that they formed the basis for a libel
Nelan's work was one of the prime
causes for the Pennsylvania anti-cartoon
KILLS MAN IN BUTTE
Kpe-Ul Diapatrb to The Journal 1
Helena. Mont. Dec. 7 While John
Sedrlck was returning home at mid
night laat flight In company with John
Luchnlc, he was shot and killed near
the Braund house. In Butte. When ner
Sliver Bow mine an unknown man sud
denly stepped frwn behind the dump
and tired point blank at Sedrlck, the
ball striking him In the neck and pro
duclng almost Instant death.
It Is not thought that robbery waa
the motive for the murder. Officers are
of the opinion that the assassin was
either mistaken In his man or else had
a grudge against Sedrlck and killed
him In revenge. L.uchnlcK is an old
man. and owing to his excitement fee
could net describe the murderer.
COMMISSION TO RULE
ALASKA IS PROPOSED
President Roosevelt Is Consider
ing a New Scheme of Gov
ernment for Territory.
(Washington Boreas of The Journal.)
Washington, D. C, Dec 7. Alaska
may have a new and Improved form of
government suited to its vast terri
torial needs. Such Is the Information
given out today.
The president is considering a plan
to create a commission which will have
unusual powers and which will suggest
measures and legislation for the admin
istration of the great outlying district.
The president had a long talk this
morning with Senator Dietrich, who
made a trip through the territory In
the past summer. Dietrich's plan is to
divide Alaaka Into three or four dis
tricts and hold an election to elect one
commissioner from each district, and
have the president appoint an equal
The governor of the territory, under
this plan. Is to be the presiding officer
of the board of commissioners. Diet
rich thinks Alaska Is sadly In nsed of
mounted police copied after the con
atabulary In the Philippines or the Can
adian northwestern mounted police.
HUSBAND GIVES WIFE
MONEY TO ELOPE WITH
t Journal Speetal Service.)
te Moines. la., Dec. 7. Preston, in
l.l'k.nn r'ltuntv is I I rrmit on riv.f tka
elopement of rs. Amelia liarrta with
a youth half her age named Miller. Ills
family and the husband of Mrs. Harris
have repudiated the couple.
Harris sdmlts that hla wife confided
in hua hsr Intention of eloping with
Miller, and says he gave her Isoe ta
travel on when he found he could net
dissuade her from her purpose. She
permitted him to retain their two young