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THE OREGON DAILY JOURNAL, PORTLAND. THUR8PAY EVENING, DECEMBER 15. 1904.
ASSAIL A FARMER
NEW TRESTLE TO
WILL FILE HILL
Christmas Shopping Made Easy
Attempt to Rob Man Who Had
Repeatedly Given Them
Money to Buy Food.
Portland Consolidated Railway
Plans a Marked Improve
ment in Vancouver.
Mayor Dimick of Oregon City At
torney for Lauth to
OUR SYSTEM OF SELLING WATCHES. DIAMONDS AND
JEWELRY ON EASY WEEKLY OR MONTHLY PAYMENTS
OFFICERS CHOSEN FOR .
NEW COMMERCIAL CLUB
ROUTE IS MORE DIRECT
FOR FERRY AND CARS
PRISONER AT PRESENT
IN THE PENITENTIARY
Gives every person an opportunity to secure a valuable as well as appropriate Holiday
Gift without considerable outlay, or paying any more than those that pay cash.
In making this offer of credit at cash prices we do so with the assurance that
every article bought from us is 20 to 35 per cent lower than at any Jewelry store in the
city. In proof of same we cheerfully court comparison.
Secretary Hat Not Yet Been
Named CAE. Railway
Has Wreck in Its Yards.
Travelers Transferring to Ferry
Slip Are to Be Given
Administrators File Final Reports
and Ask to Be Discharged
(Special Dispatch to The Jour ml )
Albany. Or., Doc, 15. William Hm
ner. a Danish farmer, who spent yes
terday In this city, was assaulted at the
passenger station by a gang ot hoboes
,.last night In an effort to rob him, but
he was saved by the arrival of help,
MiTi.fr. during the day, twd given
several tramps 60 cents apiece (or the
purpose of setting food. Last night
they met him in a restaurant and de
msnded more food at his expense, and
being refused they raised a disturb
ance. Later Keener went to the pas
senger station Intending to board the
latn train south, when he again met the
tramps. They knocked him down, but
fieri when help arrived. Meaner re
mained hereyand an effort will be made
todny i;' apprehend his assailants.
The Albany Commercial club perfected
Ha organization last night by 'electing
officers. Those chosen are: Prcaldent.
'Dr. M R Kills; vice-presidents. Dr. W.
H. Ha vis. F. J. Miller, A. C. Schmttt;
treasurer. W 11. Ooltra. No secretary
was chosen, as the board of directors
desires Hrst to complete the subscrip
tion lists, and to secure the applica
tions of the best men available for the
place, which will pay a good salary.
The meeting adjourned until Friday
Two heavily loaded gravel cars. were
thrown off the track In the Corvallla at
BJStem railway yards here yesterday
afternoon by the spreading of rails. The
cars were In a Southern Pacific train
from Can by to tke west side, and their
weight caused the accident.
SALEM MAN KNOCKED
DOWN BY LIVE WIRE
(Special Dispatch to The Journal.)
Bnlem, Or., Dec. li. Frank Burghardt.
aged, IS years, while walking along a
residence street In this city at f:lt
oVi.i. k last night, came In contact with
a live, wire and narrowly escaped death.
Ho was accompanying a young woman
friend. Mies Josle Wunderll, to her home
when they noticed a wire dangling
lulling the sidewalk a few feet from
llurghardt remarked that someone
might come in contact with the wire and
started to remove it. Ha was wsrned by
Miss Wunderll not to touch It, but his
hand, however, came In contact with the
wlre.'and he was knocked down and ren
dered unconscious. -.Iss Wunderll at
tempted to drag the young man away
from the wire and heraelf received a
LA GRANDE COMMERCIAL
CLUB ELECTS OFFICERS
( Special Pleaelch to Tha Journal r -
T.a Grande. Or.. Dec. II. Officers for
the La Orande Commercial club fry the
year 1906 were elected as follows at a
meeting held here last evening: Presi
dent. William Miller; first vice-president,
F. 8 Ivanhoe; second vice-president.
U D. Keavla; treaaUrer, W. J.
Church; secretary. R. L. Lincoln; dlrec--tors.
Thomas Wslsh, J. M. Murphy, F. J.
Myers. E. H. Romlg. J. H Peare. John
Collier. Turner Oliver, O L. Cleaver.-A.
j The l.a Orande Commercial club Is
one of the most thriving In the state and
has a large membership, haa its own
building valued at 112.000, and Is of
great benefit to the town In general.
SILVERT0N WOMAN IS
COMMITTED TO ASYLUM
i spoil-, i Piapatek to The Journal.)
Bnlem. Or., Dec. 16. Mra. Anne Op
sund. wife of O. M. Opsund of SUverton,
via yesterday committed to the aaylum
from this county. Mrs. Opsund was
brought before County Judge Scott upon
the Complaint of her husband and the
examination revealed the fact that' she
Is suffering from mental weakness, the
cause of which could not be ascertained.
She haa various hallucinations and Im
agines she ran hesr all kinda of noises
In the walla, wf buildings.
Mrs. Opsund was born In Norwsy and
In 62 years of age. lender the state law
her husband will be required to pay
to fhe strfte flu a month toward her
OBQAXXm BOARD OV TBASI,
(Special Dtapaf -4 to The Journal i
Amity. Or.. Dec. 18. A preliminary
meeting was held at the I. O. O. F. hall
Tuesday night for the purpose of or
ganising a board of trade, and 21 signed
the roll. A temporary organisation was
effected, with R. O. Jones, president,
and John F. Yost, secretary. A meeting
will be held next Tuesday evening to
MILGAUD TELEPHONE UCT.
(Special niapat'-h to The Journal.)
La Orande. Or.. Dec. 16. C. N. Lewis,
the postmsster at Hllgard. eight miles
west of La Orande. has just had a
telephone line put through to Stakey
from Hllgsrd. s distance of 20 miles,
which means much to the farmers and
timber men all through that section of
"I ham niao your rsleshla Caaearaaa and find
h.ro parfeet. Conlon l do without than. I btt
saad thaw for aosia ttaaa for Indication and all
losaeaia and am now oomnlataly cured. Kacnaa.
mono tfiana an avaeyona. Ojaa trie, you anil
a 8GSrvs Aih..,. .T.
r wabt i no uoweu j
Candy c at mastic
ANNUAL SALE TEN MILLION I0XES
Plaaaana Pslaaahle. Potasl. TaeteOeod. DoOeoaT,
N.?Vl" ne Wnak.n or drip.. Me. ate. Me. jfevef
Wn (s "sih fsa fannlna tal.lat .t.n.p.0 00 C.
ssrsnaaaafas ara na rnr sionar baak.
Co., Chicago or N.Y. not
(Special Dispatch to The Journal.)
Vancouver, Wash., Dec. 15. The
Portland Consolidated Railway company
will soon commence construction work
on a new trestle to take the place of
the Dresent one which haa done service
ever since the road was completed to
the Columbia river. The railway com
pany Intends to have the new trestle
ready to accommodate the crowda that
will travel over the road ' during the
Lewis and Clark fair.
Owing to shallow water at the pres
ent ferry slip and the exposed point
upon which the old trestle meets the
river, the route will be about a quarter
of a mile weat of the present road. This
will give a more direct route for both
the ferry and the cars. The ferry slip
will be located at the west end of the
Jetty, and will be sheltered from the
winds so common on the Columbia In
the winter season.
This will bs welcome news for Van
couver people, who do considerable
traveling between this city and Port
landt as at present they nave to make
their way up the ferry slip 'through
driving rains. The plans call for quite
a pretentious ferry-house.
Captain Sterena went to Portland this
morning to bring the ferryboat Van
couver around from the metropolis,
where she haa been undergoing a com
plete overhauling. While the Lionel
ft. Webster, which has been on the
run for the past month, la a much
larger boat than the regular ferry, it
was not built for a long run. and con
sequently has not the proper cabin ac
commodation for such weather as was
experienced yesterda y.
Business was at a standstill between
this city and Portland during the fore
noon yesterday, caused by the street
cars beans without power. This also
tied up the Merchants Express, which
caused the different business houses no
end of trouble. The first csr from
Portland arrived here at 11:15. Sev
eral i. cirrous who were Intending to take
the morning train for Kalama wefo
compelled to wait over until today.
The 20-months'-old daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. W. 8. Miller, Kdlth. died at 2
o'clock this morning, after an Illness
of several weeks, of a complication of
whooping cough and pneumonia. The
funeral will be held at 1 o clock tomor
row from tbe family residence.
Rev. Mr. Malley, aaalsied by Rev. B.
C. Cook, have been holding revival meet
ings at Vacolt, great interest being
taken In the meetings. While there.
Rev. Malley organised a Baptist church.
Sales of real estate were yesterday
filed with the county recorder as fol
lows: Myra W. Chance and husband to
F. C. Smith, southeast one quarter of
northeast one quarter aectlon 20, town
ship 4, containing 0 acres, in Clarke
county; Max Hindi and wife to Davli,
KololT, south ona half of aouUiwest one
qusrter of the northwest one quarter of
section 5, township Z, In Clarke county
containing .0 aeres; Joe Johnson to
Cora A. Butrell.lls.il acres In section s,
township 1, Clarke county, considera
tion 12,000, Jacob Wlrts and wife to
Robert B. Boyd, SO acres, situated in
section St. township- 4, Clarke county,
consideration 1250; Mat Brown and wife
to H. J. and Mat tie Kelly, lot 7, block
10, city of Washougal, consideration
Licenses to marry were yesterday la
sued to the following persons: Louie L.
Brown of Manor. Waah., and Addle L
Bolen of the same place; Pemberton
Patton of Oaston, Or., and Isabella
Sedgwick of this city; Edward H. Yer
man and Maud Show, of thla city; Her
man C. Alderlnk of Ionia county, Mich
igan, and Jennie Louise Budway, of
Last evening at the home of J. M.
Rlcketts occurred the wedding of Mr.
Louie L Brown and Mlaa Addle Bolen.
Only a few Intimate frlenda and rela
tives were present. Rev. O. S. Barnum
was the officiating clergyman. Mr. and
Mra Bolen will reside st Manor, Wash.
Post Commissary Sergeant William
Smith, who waa tried before a general
court-martial at Vancouver barracks for
absence without leave and dlsobedlenco
of orders, has been scquitted.
Private Kdward Hoed, Twenty-sixth
battery, haa been acquitted by a gen
eral court-raurtlal, which convened at
Vancouver barracks. The charge
against Reed waa larceny.
Among other Improvements being
made at the post is inst of spreading
fertiliser over the parade ground and
on the lawna about the officers' resi
dences. The trees along Officers' Row
sre msde more shapely by being trlmmeu
of their small branches.
LUMBER PRICES HAVE
SUFFERED BIG DECLINE
(Special niapatrh to Tha Journal
Seattle, Dec. It. The Pacific Coast
Lumber Manufacturers' aasoclatlon at
Its meeting yesterdsy ratified the sale
of the Washington building. at St. Louis
for the sum of 11,000.
R. H. Alexander, chairman of the com
mittee on cargo, reported that prices
were most disastrous during the past
II months, the average reduction in the
higher grades being 14 per 1.000. The
Ivolume of this trade for the year he
gave as MS, 000.000 feet.
Secretary Beckman's report was to the
minn effect, adding that the expiration
of the cargo agreement waa a most seri
ous event to the Industry.
President Orlggs in his report left
wltb the aasoclatlon the question of
making a high price lint and discount
ing It or following the market close,!
With the exception of the selection of
A. J. West of Aberdeen to succeed J.
Vaness as fifth vice-president, all tbe
I other officers were re-elected.
CHARGE OF KIDNAPING
AGAINST AN ENGINEER
-y-iSpedal Diapatrh to The Journal 1
Seattle. Dec. It. M. A. Baakett has
sworn to a complaint charging O. N.
Landerkln. engineer on the Alaska
steamer Romona. with kidnaping his
lt-year-nld daughter and taking her
north with htm when the vessel sailed
Rnakett has been watching the girt
several days, fearing she would fall Into
harm's way through her association
with Landerkln. According to his atory.
told the prosecuting attorney, tho en
gineer persuaded her to go on the boat
and refused to allow her to get off be
fore the vessel left the dock.
(Special Dlapatcb to Tha Journal I
Oregon City. Dec. 15. Mayor O. B.
Dimick, who is attorney for Oeorge
Lauth, left for Hlllsboro yesterday even
ing, In order to prepare and tile with the
circuit court In session there a bill of
exceptions to be considered In Lauth's
appeal from the Judgment of the lower
court, condemning htm to death, f
The condemned man waa convicted
here laat November upon the charge of
murdering Lenora B. Jonea, a woman
with whom he Is said to have lived. The
clrcumstsnces of the killing were of an
extremely sensational cnaracier, ana
elicited attention throughout the atate.
Lauth Is at preaont confined In the
penitentiary at Salem, swsitlng execu
tion, which, however, will be suspended,
pending his appeal to the supreme court.
Charles K. Leland of New York City
yesterday afternoon sold to Fred Mosh
berger of Molalla, the east hslf of sec
tion 1. township f, south range 1, eaat.
The land Is situated about IS miles south
of this city. The consideration paid waa
Administrator Asks Discharge.
Final reports were yesterday filed with
the county clerk By the respective admin
lstrators In the estates of Mary Ann
Lacy and Wllhelm Robenow, both de
ceased. Mayor O. B. Dimick la the ad
ministrator of the Hrst. mill I. Ivy Stlpp
of tha second estate. Both administra
tors ask that final statements be ap
proved and that they be discharged.
The hearing of the applications Is set for
the January term of the county court.
Hew Buildings Planned.
Construction of a building la about to
begin- upon the site of the brewery de
stroyed by fire last Friday In the rear
of the Welnhard block, corner of Main
and Eighth streets. The site Is the prop
erty of the Welnhard estate, and the
structure will be erected with a view to
its re ni, 1 1 as a livery stsble.
Contest Caso to Close.
The contest of John Dufur sgnlnst
William A. Wheeler that began In the
land office here last Monday will- likely
reach the end of Its hearing thla evening.
The case Involves the light of the con
testee to land In Clatsop county, which
he has sought to have patented under
the homestead act, as well as the right
to contestor to file upon the same. The
point to be decided Is whether the con
testee has compiled with the law In the
matter of ' residence. The record Is
voluminous, and a decision Is not ex
pected for some time to come.
- evlval Servloes.
Rev. J. W. Jones, an able evangelist, Is
conducting a series of revival meetings
at the Baptist church. His discourses
are attracting large audiences, and murlT
Interest Is being manifested in the ser
vice!, ttev. Mi. Junta it the state eran
gellst of the Baptlnt church. Other de
nominations besides his own are Joining
in the revival.
The Congregational church has se
lected a unique and appropriate means
of giving Its annual Christmas enter
tainment to the children. Thla la to be
effected by a cantata, entitled. "Santa
Claus Around the World," which Is
being rehearsed dally. The cantata will
be presented on the evening of Friday
December 23. It abounds in lovely
music, beautiful and Instructive tab
leaus, as well as In Innocent amusement,
which will be a veritable wonder to the
Imagination of the child, just expecting
a visit from the charitable old Santa.
The concrete work for the pulp mill of
the Willamette Paper company Is com
pleted, and work has commenced on the
upper part of tha structure. This ad
dition to the company's plsnt will vastly
enlarge Its productive capacity, the new
pulp mill here being much larger than
the company's mill In the Young's river
country. Clatsop county.
personal and Minor Mantlon.
Ralph Marshall, a prominent mer
chant of Rusaellvllle. Is visiting friends
and relatives In this city.
Thomas F. Ryun. county Judge, re
turned last evening from Salem, where
he attended the Oood Roads convention
in session at the capital city.
The wife of E. R. William-, manager
of the Williams Express company, yes
terday became the mother of a hand
some boy, who tips the scales at 10
Deputy City Surveyor H. A. Rsnd re
turned last evening from Csnby. where
he has Just nmde extensive surveys.
T. Jsy Buford of Portland, state man
ager of the Fraternal Brotherhood, waa
In the city last evening and attended a
meeting of the order at which 10 new
members were initiated.
IMPORTANT EXHIBITS IN
BEASLEY CASE MISSING
(Special Diapatrh to The Journal.)
Seattle. Dec. II. A dispatch from
Juneau states that Important exhibits
In the case of Jsmes Beaaley, the
Alaska contractor charged with obtain
ing money from the government by false
pretenses In issuing duplicate vouchers,
have been lost In the United States at
torney's office, and unless they can be
discovered In the next few daya the case
will be dismissed by Judge Brown.
After the alleged crime, Beasley skipped
to South Africa, where government of
ficers, after many months of search,
found him and brought him back to
Later, while out on bond, he returned
to Africa, and fearing he would not
show up at hla trial, his bondsmen sVnt
after him. and for a second time ho
paaeed through Seattle, en route north,
The documents, while not named, is
Is said, sre Important ones, and without
them the government will be unable to
make out Its case.
Fresh tsstlmony In great quantity Is
constantly comlrur In, declaring Dr.
King's New Discovery for Consumption.
Coughs snd Colds to bs unMualsd. A
recent expression from T. J. Mr Knrland.
Bentofvtlle, Va., nerves ss example. Hs
writes: "I had Bronchitis for thr..
years and doctored all the time without
being benefited. Then t began taking
Dr. King's New Discovery, and a few
bottles wholly cured me." Rquslly ef
fective In curing sll Dung snd Throat
troubles. Consumption. Pneumonls siwl
Orlp. Oiisrsnteeif by Red tross Phar
macy, corner Sixth and Oak. nn the way
to the pnstonVe. Trial botllea frto.
Regular sties 60c and f 1.00. j
15-jewel works, warranted 14-kt U. S.
Lady's Watches, filled cases, warranted works, .f 7.00
Lady's Watches, warranted filled cases, Elgin
and Waltham works 0-50
We carry the largest and most complete
stock in the city, ranging in prices from $3
to $1,250, mounted in RINGS, STUDS,
EARRINGS, BROOCHES, LOCKETS and
DAN MARX, Prop.
mm clue to
American Consul at Niuchwang
Is to Be Given a Reception
on His Return.
CLUB ENDEAVORS TO AJD
Passes Resolutions of Encour
agement New Telephone
IRpeclal Diapatrh t The Journal. )
Rugene, Or., Dec. 15. At Its regular
meeting last evening the Rugene Com
mercial club made arrangements to give
a revr-ptlon In honor of Hon. H. B. Miller.
Inlled States consul to Mucnwang.
China, who will soon reach his home In
iCugene. The reception will be under
the ausploaa of the Commerclsl club.
This committee was appointed to ar
range the reception: D. A. Pslna. S. B.
Hakln Hnd J. M. Shelley. This commit
tee wss appointed to arrange for the
club's snnusl banquet on New Yesr's
vs: W. B. Qllstrsp. Dr. D. D. Wliitson.
Dr. F. M. Dsy. ,
The following resolutions were adopted
by the club:
"Whereas. Develoiment of Oregon is
largely dependent upon the mslntenance
of good harbors. In order to facilitate
the ever-growing shipping interests or
the coast. Be It therefore
"Resolved. That the Kugene Commer
cial club in regular session, heartily en
dorses the efforts now being msde by the
citizens of Florence. Acme and the Slu
rlaw country In urging upon congress
the necessity of expending a sufficient
sum to deepen thr Bluslsw hsrbor snd
making of It a permanent highway for
ships and schooners In handling the ex
panding commerce of thst section of
Oregon. And that we pledge ourselves
ns a commercial body to do all We can
to a I'd the people of that section In their
laudable and commendxhle undertaking."
The Pleasant Hilt Telephone company
has been organlsnd for the purpose of
constructing a line from Pleasant Hill
to Springfield, a distance of about 10
miles to connect with the Pacific States
line at the Istter place.
In the management of the Hotel Gross.
Dester Toiler of this city haa succeeded
Mi snd Mrs. T. D. Condon, who will
return to Portland.
(jKtriial Hpeilal Service. 1
Baker City. Or.. Dec. It. A letter
from the secretary and president of the
Portland board of trade compliments
Baker City In the highest terms 'upon
the fact that It has established a de
velopment leaaue which Is a member of
and sn Integral part of the state lesgue.
and urges unnn the Bsker City members
the Importance of tbe prosecution of the
work designed for the league In the Im
The principal object of the whole state
league and the 10 local leagurs Is to ad
vertise Oregon and every sectl n
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wiin in.- iiujn i ni' ., ii- .
to population of desirable people mnl the
ie and IJie
lire, atock -
Investment of capital In mines.
fsctures. agriculture, horticulture
raising and lumbering.
We Have Them in Elgin, Waltham and Hampden Works, Boss, Fahy's,
Duber and Crescent High Grade Filled Cases at Aston
ishingly Low Prices.
Something to Think About
7-JSfcwel works, warranted filled cases f 8.00
1 "-! ncl urnrlrs warranted 20-vear filler cases 10.75
j . 7. " - -
17-icwel works, warranted 20-year
Here Is Where We Shine"
The Portland Loan Office n
CANNERIES ON FRASER
RIVER MAY BE CLOSED
(Special Diapatrh to The Journal.)
Vancouver. H. C, Dec. It. While as
yet the Fraser River Canners' associa
tion Is silent On the matter, It Is re
ported that the canneries on the Fraser
river will not operate during the season
of 190t. This Is an Important an
nouncement If true, and apparently ehe
assoclstlon la considering some plsn of
action for tha betterment' of condltlona
surrounding the Industry. Thla will un
doubtedly be a close season on the Fra
ser river and R Is believed that such a
sesson would restore the runs for that
It Is aaM that If no fishing were done
for four years after Tiext year It would
be a good thing and that there should
be a closed weekly season and an early
THE POWERS FURNITURE COMPANY'S
OOXm FIRST AH D TATIiOl STMTS.
So rapid has the growth of the Powers Furniture Co. been during the past two yeara that It might bo
phenomenal. Mr. Ira Powers, the manager, tells us thai In 102 the floor space was li,!M feet; In IMS, Sl.N
today. 40.000 Just 26.100 feet Increase In two years. This increase was duo to the rapid stride and growth
business that has been enjoyedoy the Mrm for the past two years. In addition to the Immense Soar epace
necessary, a new. up-to-date front
electric passenger elevator has been
embraces everything In Furniture ajid
ties In High tirade Furniture are also
20 for s to-days' trip to Kastcrn furniture neuters, and he will, on hla return, show all the mn
furniture to be found In tbe market. Just NOW thla big Store Is enjoying a busy XBase gala of
a n a a .dm ail S lis Si I n n I a a a a s 1 1 1 I 'n I a a I I I li I
tilled cases Xo.UU
assay solid gold cases 30.00
Ladies' Watches, warranted 14-kt U. S. assay
solid gold cases, Elgin and Waltham work's, up
I from f 17.50
With every Diamond wc sell we give a
certificate absolutely guaranteeing the qual
ity and value of your purchase, and further
agree to buy back, any Diamond within one
year at 10 per cent less the cash purchasing
closed season between the snckeyo and
cohoe runs to permit the last of the
sockeye run to go unmolested Into and
up the Frggex to spawn.
COAL DIALEU Of
f Journal HpaeUI Service.
Milwaukee. Wis.. Dec. It. There was
a good attendance of members today at
the opening of the fifth semi-annual
meeting of the Illlnola and Wisconsin
Retail Coal Dealers' association. The
discussion of prices, freight rates and
other topics of Importance to tbe trade
will occupy the two days the convention
will be In session.
If anybody were alive who knew what
Prophet Joe Smith, the founder of Mor
monlsm. usually ate for breakfast, or
what slse boots he wore, he would be
subpoenaed aa a wltneaa In the Smoot
has been put In the only modern front on
added. The stock carried by this Arm is
Household Supplies, from tho medium
a special feature of this growing Arm.
CHICAGO MAN IS THE
NEW CANNERY MAGNATE
(Special Dispatch ts The Journal.)
Seattle. Dec. It. E. B. Dentins; Is tha
man for whom Attorney W. A. Peters
bid In the Immense properties of tha
American Fisheries company at Belllng
hsm recently, agreeing to pay Into tho
United States court the sum of $110,000.
Doming Is a member of the Arm of
Demlng & Gould of Chicago and Judge
H -in ford In the United States court yes
terday authorised the receiver to turn
the property over to him. when he paid
tZ7f.000, the balance due on tho sale
To Cure a Cold In One Day.
Take Laxative Bronx Quinine Tahlata. All
druxflata re fond tho ameer If It falls to rare.
E. Tv. Orova'a algnatare os each has. ate.
First street. With this a
double that of two years
prices to tha highest greats.
Mr. Ira T. Powers laavoa
. I . Hi