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THE OREGON "; DAILY ' JOURNAL', PORTLAND. "THURSDAY EVENINO. JANUARY 8, 1SC3.
every gouwty will
Fair Directors Encouraged by In
?.rfaaing Demands! From ;
vr Oregon for Spacel
LARGE SUMS RAISED QY ..?
7 ? ; WALLOWA AND YAMHILL
.' Kansas ! City : Firm'" Sends Gen
y Serous Contribution for Pre- -':
: Anlums on Horses,
.-',SVp to date, Jl ; eountlea- In. Onion
.:Vf' :'. hava made application for apace at' tha
Lwle and Clark exposition, and tha ofr
1 ftctals of tha stat commission ara. ste
7 " lened that with! a vary few days avert
I county win bays ashed for , represent
' tlon. v - ' : - '
.-"..TV Dr.- W.-B.-Morrl f Salem "was a
.- visitor at headquarters today. Hf
; : iwtateg that Marlon county is enthusl.
.- estle, and will hava a splendid dlaplay
of Ita products and natural advantages.
' "Further encouraging word la brought
from Wallowa .county y C.- Miller.
president of tha county's Commercial
.luh. . That, far off .section will axpcnd
fl.0 on Ita exhibit, according to Mr;
-r Millar. Il.vfta hartor already been eub
j ' ocrlbed. ...Timber, livestock, marble,
-- minerals, frulta and grains will ba con-
- , aptruoua la tba Showing. - n
V- Secretary Olltncr of the state com
.mission la buay Issuing lettera to the
:'. dairymen of Oregon, asking them td
. auta by February 1 whether they Int
tend to exhibit and to what extent.
After, tha jreplle ara. la tha eommlaalon
" van better figure on the amount xf apace
that wUl, ba required for thla departr
." tnent"' - - :.
. - A meeting of the Development league
- - -.f McMtnnTlUe. waa ijeld yeeterday.. It
waa attended by ft number of Influential
Portlander. among them Ton Riohard
. eon, who made a brilliant apeech adro-
J " rattnr-.'the axpoallion. Charlea V. Oal
, loway alao addreaaed the meeting, and
... it tha courea f bla : apeech urged the
tieceealty of each and every county
' coming to tha front with, handsome die.
. ,,'playa. Tha reault will ba a line ahow
' 1ng for, TamhUl county, a reaolutlon
: Having paaaed aaklng tha county court
for an appropriation af , IMOt for the
s purpoaa ; A committee, of prominent
" ,7. cltlaena wa appointed to further puah
' the matter. -.
' " At fjouth Bend the city council waa
'ylnatalled laat night and theAretaction
taken waa tha adoption of the new
i-wayor'a auggeatlon that tep be taken
"'.at onoe to co-operate with tha county
- board to insure a good showing at the
tair.. ' -': r :-: -: -
v President Goods baa sent word to tha
people in Montana who wlah for tha
marking of the trail of Lewla and Clark
by small monument -that ha heartily
endorsee tha Idea, but that tha oorpora-
- tlon cannot pea its 'way el ear to expand
'- tha amount of money tha project' would
require. a suggests that -Us matter
' - be Ukea up with tha htatorlcal aoclatlea
t Oregon, Waahiagten, Hootana and
.' yriaconaln. .V- "V- '- ;..-.
- j - The jive stack department of tha ex-
-poeHlon haw-been materially atrength-
' ned by a contribution of tXM for pre
. I mluma dn horeea by atcLawgnllS Broa.,
X perhapa tha largeet breeding concern In
f Xanaaa City.' Thla firm alao vends word
a that- It -wUl have four earloada of- Ita
finest brad horses at tha fair. Tha aor
1 -poratloa has already set aslds 119.000 for
..... horses. " -' ' .' -;: ' -
- Z.. .. Tha Americans Institute ,of - Mining
- J,JEnglneexa-4eUHBake-a tour af the west
- ,. I . at tha conclusion pf tha annual convene
tlon next ewmmer. ; President Myers of
' X the stats eommlaalon has sent an urgent
Invitation to the enlgneers to stop over
. Portlasd-and 4VrUl probably- ba e
...... . CCpted. t , v.:ri-Ki.r,.f
'.',.', -j ... L a .. .. ... .. ,
r ITU. (BUST
(ioarnU gpectal aervlce.)
Washington. --. Jan. I. The attorney
Ireneral for the government In tha eaaa
of Swift. A Co. agalnat the United BUtea.
known a-the beef trust case, denounoea
tha beef trust aa a conaplracy In his
brief filed hers. Ha statea that there
Is a conspiracy to control tha market
nf the nation for fresh meat, and that
It doea control It, and that Its control
Is merciless and, oppressive.. . Ha con
clude by aaklng tha Interference of tha
.court In tha Interests of-the people;
jf.t J. rxearaal Special Berrlee.) " ;
. Waahtngton, Jan. i. Figures sub
mitted by the director af the mint show
that tha gold' production la 111.000.000
greater In 104 than la ItOt. Tha total
produced In tha atatea and territories
Is M4.000.0v0 In gold and 111.080.000 in
allver. The production of gold in Ore
gon Is tl.tos.000 and ef sliver lltJ.000.
are bautUt -with "the utmoet
regaxd aa.fa that high u1t
.Itx.rknd color culltutlng .
- the perfect gem. Then, be
. atdea. our agent1s In tha
world's market Amster- -k
dam to aecure only tha .
. choicest , in lots at such
favorable prices -ThaT-ean"-;
not fall to Impreas the moot
ardent admirers of economy. '
It was xmacluelvely ahewa
during ' the late holidays,
... when selling waa surpris
ingly large. .
-'- V EMERALDS -'-t
TURQUOISE : . '
''r:-' f opals . ;
Oo. Tklrd aa Wasklagtoa Sac
.if waters. SUreraaxitaa. Ovttolaaa,
MAY HAVE PfABODY , .
; CONTEST ADAMS' SEAT
Legislature Favors v' Seating
Adams, Having Contest Filed,
. and Frauds Investigated. - -;
. s Joeraal Special Service.) ' - "" '"
" Denver. Colo., Jan. . In tha supreme
court thla morning ballots ef precinct 7.
ward . were Inapectod. Of . the til
inapacted up to noon today 111 were
written by one person. lt being Demo-
rratrn t1 Tf wpinncan
Tha Rttoubllcan lealalatura -caucused
thla morning to determine action la the
gubernatorial situation. A. reflex wave
of sentiment has set In strongly In favor
of seating Adama and having Pea body
file a conteat. and than hava a rapid
and thorough investigation of alleged
frauds. - ' , ' " : '
The house lias perfected organisation
by electing William H. pickson ss
apeaker.. i..'-t'v; v. !j..,...-..:-c.w,.
- No action has yet oeen laxen-towara
the settlement of the gubernatorial eon
tret, and there Is not likely to be today.
Tha supreme court hss decided that the
Inquiry into tha. conduct, of the. laat
election In Denver will . ba thorough
and will take in not only the ballot
boxes but tha poll books and registration
slips.- ' (.'.'' . . , ,;. . f 'y '.- ,;).:
HOT FIGHT FOR GAVELS
. (Continued from JPage Oni.T
It nrobable that enough of them wilt
cast blank ballot when tha voting' In
caucua begins to prevent either Carter
of Kuykendall from getting the 41 votes
peoesaary ta alecU ; - :
Three geek Vpeakarsklp.' ,
In the hoiiae there wUl be three can
dlda teevand from present' appearances
Vawter will hold the balance or power
on the Initial ballots at leaat.
Kay confidently expects that vawter
will eventually coma to his standard,
bur tha rumor Is persistent that Vawtar
will make an alliance with Mills. . v
It seems certain that Kay win not
hava votes enough to nominate him on
the first ballot. He has been claiming
tl votes, but this is apparently aa over
sangulns - estimate; v. Bhookof "OranV
Crook, Klamath and Lake, will probably
line uo with Vawter, although hitherto
accounted a Kay supporter. On the other
band his colleague, etainer. -gave w
positive assurance . this morning that
he . would vote for tha Marlon county
man. whatever Shook might do.
. Some serious Inroads are said to have
been made upon Kays strength. Vaw
tar claims that he now has at least IS
an4 probably 11 votes, but he declines
to name them. It is known tnar mius
has also received promisee from some
of tha men Originally oounted as for
Kay. -.'-i: l-.-r- -
- In Multnomah county there Is an over
whelming demand for the-election of A.
Lu Mills ss speaker. Without regard to
factional or party lines, tha sentiment in
his favor IS practically unanimous.' The
business men ef this city ara especially
Insistent that he should ba tha presiding
officer of tha lower bouse. -----
lasarssmaat ag .atins.L -.
' At a meetlna- af the Republican club
af Portland, held yeaterdajr, the follow
ing ; resolution' was , ;1 unanunouay
adopted: :-v ..
-Whereaa, HOn. A. ju xiua, onaor
ta oflloers and- namberso ur club,
baa been Indorsed by tha unanimous
voloe of his ooUeagues ln this and ad
joining dlatrlct for election as speaker
of tha house In the next legislative-as
sembly of this state, and reoognlslng
his sterling Republloanlam and eminent
fltneas for such position or Teaaon oi
his leglalatlva and- executive ability his
Imnartlal and Judicial temperament, his
thorough acquaintance with parliamen
tary law ana usagee, ana tne just ciaim
of thla section of tha state to recogni
tion In thla poaltlon; now, therefora,ba
"Resolved, by- the Republloan club of
Portland.. Oreaon. that we heartily en
dorse the candidacy of Hon. A. L. Mills
for eneakar of tha house in tne no
legislative assembly of the state of
Oregon, and earnestly,-request eacn ana
all the Republican members ef the house
that they give his ana our oiaima to tnia
reeoanltlon their full and careful con-
aidm-atlnB and votea; and ba It further
t "ReaaJved. -That our secretarjo be and
he hereby Is Instructed to communicate
this-resolution to each or said- mam-
bera." ' ' .
This resolution has been forwarded In
a circular letter to each member of tha
house of representatives. -rr : f
RAILROAD SUPPLIES .
; AND FOREST RELATIONS
Ifx-T-" 1 . essesesjBSB ' ' 1"
?:,' jr. Jearsal Sasstal Service.) " "'J -K '"
v v..ii.rt.ii Tl r Jan. Tha third
day of the ' American - Forest congress
opened this morning with a dlacuaalon
mmA ,ht mlatlfkn to railroad
suppllea. Officials of many of tha larger
railway, systems ot, ma umwo
participated In the dlsouaalona They
dlaoussed among other things the tre
mendous demands of the railroads upon
...- ttm mmA ithi. eunnllea
111. A V. W L. ,W .w wa.a w m
and nanaldared means of solving, this
I liiiioaaliiglr serious problsmi In -ths
rams eonnectjon ornciats oi uu oumy
of forestry dpliiDed"ld the congress
whst is being done In the way of extend
ing tha Ufa of Umber by preservative
This afternoon ths congress met In
the Lafayette theatre, vrhleh - waa
crowded to tha doors with aa audience
K t ....I ttiimA minv Mnoni of ' orom-
Inence. President Roossvelt was Intro
duced by Secretary of Agriculture-Wilson
and delivered a brief eddreee In
which he told : of ths active Interest
the government Is taking In tha problem
of foreet preservstlon. Other speskers
included several members of congress
and repranUtlves of tne German em
baaay. . ' " -' ' ' ''"' ' '' ' :- "
FIGURES SHOW SALMON
H PACK OF B. C. IS LIGHT
;-'A. .;,. . -' .'. -.-r---
- (Special Dlrpetcb to The Jonreal.) ,
Vancouver. B. C, Jan. Figures Just
compiled ehow that - the -to4ai salmon
pack of pritlah Columbia for the year
14 was m.tM oaesa The-pack for
previous year -wss as foJlowst-;;;
IM.in., SU.4U I Hot ..V..'.te.tl
it.A .lv. aAckeva Tkack waa
only Tt.ltt cases, being a poor season.
Ii tha nortn tne eocaeye w ti j
large.-the . being 3.22 eases, an
exceptionally good season. Ths greatest
pack of the north was at Rivers inlet,
where all tha canneries experienced a
prosperous season and large packs wsre
made. -: -' ' - V1 .
mis ooas to rnr. ,
The damage ault lof Henry Smith
sgalnel J. O. and t. 'N. Day wss sub
mitted to the Jury in the federsl court
this sfternooiv- It la theflfth trial of
the case. The action was begun by
Smith, wha was Injured whll,e a paaaew
yer on a boat at the Cascade locks whlje
the lcks ware being constructed. The
Pays owned .ths ot ;
FIGURES III CAPTURE
Brings to Portland Ohio Bank
-mU- Wreckers Caucrht in Vic-- ?
j; ..toria, b..c.
RUN DOWN AFTER LONG c:r
AND CLEVER SEARCH
Ex-Congressman. Ohliger and J,
- R. Zimmerman Held as v
: Guitiy Persons. .
---One of the -cleverest captures In the
recent annals of the government' se
cret service la that of two default-
In bank officials from Wooster. O,
who were arrested yesterday in Vic
toria, U. C. - They will arrive la Port
land this evening, aa rout to me east.
In ouatody ef the two secret service pen
wha made tha arrest. ' - '
An Interesting feature Of tha case la.
tha fact that one or the aecret service
men . employed Jon ..the 1 ease Is Oeorge
E. Burns, a son c( W. J. Bums, whose
name Is linked with that of Franola J.
Heney- In tha investigation of the land
frauds in Oregon. and other northweat
ern. states. Ths 'shrewdness In tha de
tection of crime which haa given the
father a national reputation is lnherited-
bv the son. and though George K. Burns
has been In tha secret service only four
or five years, he Is said to -have already
earned a reputation tor unusual sonny
Ths two bank -officials who are now
being taken eaaf are Lewis P. Ohliger
and J. R. Zimmerman. ' reapectively the
former president and former managing
director of the Wooater National bank.
of Wooater. O. Both men Olaappearea
one Saturday afternoon In the middle of
laat November, after tha bank, had closed
for the -day,' and their abeenoe was notl
discovered until the following atonaay.
Then It wa found that the bank's funds
were short to the tune ox sxeu.uvo.
The direct Ore-met. called la the bank
examiner and a receiver was sppolnted.
Tha bank was wrecked and a search was
Immediately Instituted for the missing
efflolala.- It was aaid mat noia os inem
had been speculating with tha bank's
funds, and this was the causa of the
The facts wsra reported to ths United
States . treasury department which
turned the investigation ovsr to Chief
John BL Wllkie of tha aecret ssrvica,
He Immediately detailed -upon the caaa
John B. Murphy, and ueorga nurns
eraa aaaianad to assist him.
The case waa one Involving many dlf
ficutttea. for. there waa no apparent clue
to the whereabouts or the miaaing nana
officlale. But by clever work the ae
cret aervlca men at length located Ohll,
ger and Zimmerman in victoria ana fol
lowed them there. '
The arrest waa mads yesterday after
noon. Ths tWqJfeaak offlotale agreed to
return to Ohio-without extraaiuen pa
pers, and no time was lost In getting
them Into American territory.
George B.-Burns, who assisted Secret
Service Agent Murphy in this caaa, has
already won laurels as a government de
tective. He gave valuable assistance io
hia father. W. 1. Burna. in the uyae-uen-
son Invaaucaunn, and naa pcen ampioyaa
In a number of other important caaes.
lawn umiaer. -in iui iMr iHOTHiani
of the wrecked banky has been a promi
nent flrure In Ohla - He waa at one time
a member of con a reea from that state,
and was collector of tha port of Toledo
under President Cleveland.
Woodeit Blocks "Laid in September,
toor Replaced byjlewi..-.
A tlt of street improvement near go
ing on Is the displacing Pf a-eectlon of
badly worn -blocks at tha west intersec
tion of -JTonrth and -Yamhill - atreets.
While Improving the streets a great
contrast haa been drawn demonstrating
the value between treated - and un
treated wooden blocks , when used for
street paving. While paving Fourth
street the section at Fourth and Yam
hill Streets was paved, with juntreated
blocks in order to demonstrate tne vai
ues. Todays there Is new In the un-
freated's placa The old tha treated
blocks are practically as good as ths
day they were laid.. The work of re-
paving Is being done by tha Carbollneum
Wood Preserving Co, the original pay
ers. .. . 1
Tha property now being paved Is
owned by J. N. Teal and the Y. M. C A.
In speaking of the value of carbolineuin
Da vine. Mr. Teal aaid: . v '
Fourth street, aa I remember, ; was
Improved In April, 1101. with wood
blocks on a cement foundation, treated
with carbollneum arenarlue. . Shortly
nrlor to the aeneral improvement the In
teraectlon . at Fourth and Yamhill
streets was repaired with wood blocks
without treatment on a cement founds'
tlon. . Those have tmw ' all gone to
pieces and we have, to repair this Inter
section, although ths treated blocka on
both - sides are - appsrenlly perfectly
he railroad company was permitted
to pave a portion of the street between
their tracks and two feet, on each side
practically as they, saw lit, notwitn
standin the nrotests of-the property'
owners and the contractors. The result
of this hss been that' about the only
damage-tha street haa suffered, other
than, from Where It ha- bean cut Into
and not properly repaired,' haa been the
result of the manner in wnicn tne rail
road company improved their portion of
the street. - - - , -
The railroad company used creosote
for treating their blocks, but aid not lay
them on a cement foundation. Tne con
aeauence haa been there has been t
sink toward the center and tha crown of
the street destroyed, giving the water
aaopportunitz ici .umu uenaseep
through, to- the damage of the, entire
street--, -; ." ' . ' '" . "
Every property holder 1n , the city
ought art examine ' the Intersection of
Fourth and Yamhill streets and see for
thamaelvea the difference - between
block treated with carbollneum, a block
untreated and a block treated, with, creo
sote. The untreated blocks In a ilk
period of time are absolutely f one. The
blocks ireatea wn crtvnii y
method of treatment ul by tha rail
road company, can b kicked to pieces,
while that treated by the. carbollneum
seems to be aa good as aver. . .
. Council la repeatedly requeated to
pass an ordinance compelling property
owners to psvs their property with car
. Dr. B. Er '
Beatkrl that re
1 levee all pain In
, dental operations.
.r ,. , . .-. . ; ' . ... '
- . (Continued From Fags Que.) -
malicious tongues is that the general
Is of British origin. Hla great-grand'
father, a- surgeon - named ' Partridge
(Russian "Kuropatkln"), la said to have
settled In St. Petersburg ' in the reign
of Kmpress Catherine 11. . t
(Jearaal 8perlal Sertlcf .) .
- London, Jan. 5. Weapons and dyna
mite bombs are said to havs been smug
gled into Russia by tha wholesale by
the revolutionists, wha have established
plants for the manufacture of huge
quantitlea of hand grenades for use In
the riots which will follow the sprsad
of the knowledge of Russia's defeat In
Manchuria. .- , '
Reserves being mobilised in Lithuania
are causing considerable trouble. They
eppoae mobilisation and ara sustained In
their oppoattion by tha people of the
district. A revolt of large dimensions
Is feared for the Russian new year.
Prlnoo Troubetskoy, president of the
Moscow semstvo, haa written a letter
to the minister af the Interior stating
that Russia 1 now la a state of anarchy
aad that a revolution is saw impending.
The recent disturbances ha statea do not
proceed from the youth .of tha country,
but- accurately reflect public opinion.
He atatea that It Is tha duty of every
Russian to do what he -eaa - to prevent
the Impending calamity and that the
csar should himself unite tha national
forces around him. ' Under existing con
ditions It is imposslbls to forbid the po
Die from XDreeslng their sufferings.
There waa another demonstration at
Moscow laat night agalnat Grand Duke
Berclus. Crowds paraded the vicinity
stoned the grand duks's palace, shouting
"Down with the war." - . : ;
- The nobility of Novgorod has memor-
allsed the throne to summon a represen
tative body so as to best safeguard tha
monarchy.- ' :
- Street sales ef tha Ruaa havs ' been
suspended -by the government because
It criticised the ' surrender or , Port
Arthur. . : ; .. v 1 ; ' . '; -.
" ' (Jourul Special Sarrlce.) i.
' Tokld, Jan. . It la stated that Gen
eral Nogl will return to Tokio at the
request of the emperor, in 'Which case
he will receive a tremendous ovation.
Foreign attaches sntered Port Arthur
yesterday. . It-is lmpoaaible to move a
majority of the 'sick and wounded, who
will he ritirsed st Port Arthur. The work
of cTearTng a way the mTiieS ' rreiSnii6Tny enator to ouch action.
harbor haa commenced, with the aid of
charts provided -by-the Russian The
gates to tha drydocks were destroyed. -
'.'r ATTACK MVMUAM.
4-1 IJoeraal Special Serrlcv.)
Mukden. Jan. t. The Japanese rein-
farcin ants , are new- concent rating
around Benslhu. io gnues northeast ot
Llao Yang. , Thl- is believed to Indi
cate ah impending attack on the Rus
sian right flank. Tha Japsnese ara also
erecting f ortlflcationa - north and wear.
They continue to bombard Poutlsoff bill
and tha villages west of It. ? ' r
-'? (Joaraal BpecUI ServkS.)
"Manila, Jan. t. Steamers . from " the
south report that a Japanese cruiser la
patrolling tha Straits of San Bernardino,
west or LAiaon ana Minaoro. - a Japan
ese cruiser at Tskensh approached the
entrance of the harbor this afternoon,
but when signaled sailed away.
: -; 'aUTOSOKXDA . Mtiin;, J
. (Joaraal Special Service.) ' '
Wei Hal - Wei,. Jtn, B.-rTha '. British
cruiser Andromeda, which sailed from
here - yesterday for . Port Arthur with
hospital stores, ' returned 'today, havtrrg
been unable to make a landing at Port
Arthur. - Thee Japanese - refused coffers
of ssslstance snd "warned ths vessel
(gainst enloceted mines. i -:-u j..
SUXSBO TOASTS BTUBS.
Joaraal Special 8ervlc.y
' Toklo, Jan.' t. The' mikado gave-
New Tear luncheon-to the dlplomatlo
corps at Toklo today. --His majesty
toasted thevarlous rulers of the worhj,
OSAB AT TSABXOB SB&O...'.,
(Jeersal Special Serviee.) ' .
Bt Petersburg, Jan. t. The csar this
morning -returned "to Tsarkos Selo from
Minsk, where ha went to review troop
HNIGHT LEADS FIGHT '
FOR CALIFORNIA TOGA
v.. ... , ,
' ' ' (toarsal SperlU Berries.)' -i- '
Sacramento, Jan. (.The . senatorial
fight wss given a new phase by the
declaration o( George Knight that Sena
tor Bard Is - the second choice of his
supporters, and that southern California
must agree on Bard or the senstorshlp
will come from the north. The declara
tlon resulted in Knight gaining In
strength, thera-being-no evidence- of
southern California agreeing on a candi
date. A conference of leaders at San
Francisco haa been called for, and It la
expected-iv wm rciaruy tne situation.
Tha Oregon Irrigation commission.
whose duty It Is to draft a new IrHga
tlon bill for presentation to the state
legislature. Is In session at ths Impe
rial hotel, working over notes made last
year. It Is understood that the princi
pal clauses of tha measure win be pat
terned after the Washington lawbut
will be leas drastic Among other pre
vlslons, the bill will call for tha ap
pointment or a- state engineer.
Tha commissioners are C. W. Mallett.
Ontario, chairman: T. O. Halley, Pen
dleton, secretary; H. Tt Ankeny, H. V.
Gates and Zera Snow. The work wlU
probably be completed tomorrow after-')
noon.. ; .
, t TOBOBB OIIOII PASSX9.
By request of Constable Moran of
Mopmoutb, Or., Oril J. Morgan was ar
rested yesterday evening by Detectives
Welner snd Hart man. He is wanted for
passing two forged checks, oao on S. M.
Daniels or Monmoutk ana tne other on
W. !- Haddock f Indesendenee,- Con
stable Moran arrived m the elty thla
morning, and will take Morgan to Mon
mouth tomorrow. 'Morgan Is also ac
cused of passing. a forged check for
tlT on Fred Frits, who- conducts a ss
!on on Bumslde street. Searched at
the- police atatlon an unsigned check
for lit was found In hla pocket.
' IJnersal Special Bervlee.)
New York.' Jsn. . Justice Green-
baum announced at t o'clock this sfter-
noon, that he wouleT give a decision in
me niaiier n mil - wr nan rsusrspn I
latsr la ths day or tomorrow, . . i
WILL1A f.ISOil GETS
Irrs'srts Item iri River Bill Relating
77. to Portland Water -.
Mains. ', -
MITCHELL TO ARRIVE"" ; - -AT
Senator Now Visiting Relatives
In Canton--No Sympathy
v . T for Hermann. :
(Special tMapatch to The JoorssL) -Washington,
D. C Jan. . Congress
man Williamson has the ' assent of
Chairman Burton to the Insertion in the
river and harbor bill of aa item author
ising the war department to sssume the
jurisdiction of ths Portland water mains
across tha Willamette river at the Mad
Ison street crossing. - '
Burton adheres tenaciously, however.
to the policy of the government not to
Improve tha river along the Individu
ally owned waterfront, ana unaouoieaiy
wlU refuse to place la tha bill for Wil
liamson a proposition to extend tha hart.
bor improvements along suoa water-
froata...,.:- .i.x:-;..y;,z: ." -'
- Senator Bard today introduced a bill
authorising tha secretary of tha Interior
to construct Irrigating works at -the
Lower or Little Klamath, Lake Tula or
Rhett lake, and Oooee lake, aU on the
boundary between Oregon and Califor
nia, and to authorise him to sell or leaae
the lands acquired under tne reclama
tion act, when no longer' needed for ir
rigating purpoeea. . ' - ' 1
The senate today referred to tha court
of claims the Fulton bill to pay ttO.QOS
to Simon Normlle. John F. Fastabend
and William F. McGregor to reimburse
them for losses sustained by tha delay
of tha government la securing - title
to a sits for ths Yamhill locks.
raasaaea BapeeSed. ' : '-
Senator MltcheU la expected Saturday
svantng. :.H Is at Canton,-O, visiting
relatives and resting.. Much Interest is
expressed hers ' concerning Mitchell's
course In reference to taking an active
part in tha business of tha senats and
annearlns: on tha floor.
Fulton statea that a number "of sn
atora hava aaid that thsy. would sus
tain Mitchell, should ha take hla accus
tomed place in aenata Business, ana no
heiisves no objection would be mads by
Congressman Hermann is expected to
arrive here tomorrow. No sympathy is
expressed for hjra by bis fellow-member
In the house, and It ia not expected
that he wlU attempt to take bis place
In the house proceedings. ..
i ARIZONA OBJECTS-
o1 Waat ftHatebood Zf aa
Sratr.atsaJa..; .' '
" - - (Joaraal SeeeUl "errleej .' ' . V
Weshlnston. Jan. I. Aa amendment
to the atatehood bill haa been Introduced
by Senator" Fo raker Intended to permit
th Inhabitants of aJther New Mexico or
Artsona to reject the proposed eonstltu
tlon of tha- two terrltorlee te- ba ow
bined into one state ; It Is stated that
Arlsona doea not what atatehood If com
pelled to accept It Inrtha-fonn" of an
annex to New Mexleo. .. - '.
Senator Nawlanda , haa Introduced, a
Joint reeolutlon . providing for ar: com-
mission with instrucuona-to rrame a
national incorporation act for the con
struction end consolidation of railroads
employed In Interstate commerce. The
object ef the bill being-to unity ana
slmnllfy the railroad" of-ths -country
and place them under national control.
A message haa oeen receivea rrom
Governor Otero -of New Mexico protest
ing against joint statehood with, Arl
CBtTSf TO BBSlOaT.
- ' (Joaraal Bperlal Serrle.)
Wsshlngton, Jan. . Th nomination
of William TD. Crum to be collector of
customs at Charleston, S. C. waa today
reported favorably by the senate com
mittee un commerce. It is .understood
that after the nomination is confirmed
Crura will resign. --. f - v
- to oabtasji totb. -' '
(Jonrasl Bpselal Serrle.) -'s.
Washington. Jan. t. Tha senate has
Mnmirred in a lolnt reaolutlon tomeet
the' house of representatives at 1 o'clock.
Wednesday; February s, tor canvassing
the alectorat.vota, .. ; , :,
TO TABS TT CUBBZWCT.
. (Joaraal Special Service.)' -
.'. Washington. Jan. I. The house this
afternoon voted to take up the Hill cur
rency measure. Conatderatlon waa Im
mediately begun In committee.
ESCAPING GAS ALMOST -
: - KILLS FOUR PERSONS
' 3 ' asasaawaaaaBMWawaaBSt J
Hsd It not been for Patrolman WolcV
Mr. and Mrs. S. S. Bell and two. children.
Addle snd. Nickel Bell, would now ba at
an undertaker's rooms. ' Ths four, slept
at the Butte house, lttH North Sixth
street, , last' night snd on retiring blew
out the gaa, the windows and transom
Patrolman Welch. , who waa passing
shout t o'clock this morning, smelled
the odor of escaping gas. , He ran up
stairs to Investigate, and notified the
landlady. Who opened tha door. The
fumes were so strong that they almost
Svarpowsred Welch, but ha managed to
ndews and "" afterward ta
locate and tura off ths stopcock oa the
gss burner. : ; ',
Dr. Merrlman was summoned,
Police Captain Bailey, who had been
notified, dispatched n ambulance with
Assistant City Physician Slocum and
several patrolmen to - the scene. - An
houfa hard week waa necessary before
the - two physlclana succeeded In re-
suscltstlng the asphyxiated persons.
Tha family came to Portland from g
Texas town and knew nothing about gas.
Burton. and Curtis Bell. sons, occupied
a room next door to the one in which
their . father and mother, brother and
sister came near losing their lives.- They
turned tha gas low on retiring.
' AT SEA IS SCHOONER
Jearaal Special Service.)
San Francisco, Jaa. I News was re
ceived hero this .morning that the
schooner Lakme . s. drifting helplessly
somewhere betweO Humboldt bay and
San Francisco; The Lakme waa towed
out of the bay by the schooner North
Fork, but the vessels parted tn the storm
snd the North Fork was uneble to re
cover her tow. which wss badly water
logged. .A tag left Sua Francisco to
Search for ths Lakme.
"iSe Store Noted for the Best Goods at Lowest Prices."
EVERY-ARTICLE IN ;
, : STORE REDUCED lr-.
?Vr: .. .- ...... U.-i,,5i
The economical woman who wants a new dress wiji find here
the opportunity ot a lifetime to buy a dress pattern of tiiei -latest
style and best quality at one half usual price. : Read pn
90Q yards -of. Plaids, ChecksJ:
Viand Fnc3r-SuiUngs.niey ;
were 6(Xr and 155c. Will
v close "balance ' out at, sale .;
'yf' price, : per yard . .r;. .21V
6& '.'"Suitings in Venetians, ,
y. homespunSj cheviots, tjbe
'i. lines and mohairs. -i ' ,3
; Sale price, yard .J i l ; 32e -.
1,800 yards "of SilkJ in f ou
lards," checks Snd stripes.
They were 85c and $1.00'
.values. .Sale price, r-.
per yard . . , ... . . ,4of7
1,700 yards- of : Mixed SuitH
Invsnitor of Roller Bearing' Bar-
rels Says , Advantages
-J: (Special Wipatch" w. The Joarnal-1 i
Victoria, B: C Jan. .. -Among the
arrivals here today from tha orient 'was
Captain. Cutler, of the' United States,
tbe Inventor f -tn'e-roller-bearlng bar
re la for heavy ordnance and small arma.
Hs says that the present war has dem
onstrated- tha advantages of his patent.
The Japanese used cannon fitted witn it
at -tOI-Meter bill, and to thla he saye Is
attributed ths sueesaof Japanaae can
nonading from there which decidea The
fata of Port Arthur, , and he predicts
there will- be a heavy demand for theae
In th future, aa It la tbe. only invention
sine 1861 -which ha made radical Im
provement In arma.-f -. -
Cutler is on hia way to Washington
and bis fellow passengers say thsy be
lieve he has Important messagsa rrom
the court of Toklo to the president of
ths United States. , ... -.. ..
Trisaell. a wsr correspondent rrom
Mukden, also arrived her thla morning.
He aaya that tha Japanese will ba able
with tha capitulation ef Port Arthur
to devote such attention to operations
in northern Manchuria that they will
take Mukden and Harbin and - Invest
Vladivostok. He haa no doubt Of Jap
anese miccess, , '''"' ''T'-' -:
IJearssl Bpeeial Serviee.) ' :
Berlin. Jan. S. The collapse of a re
frigerator at a brewery at Colburg to
day caused the death of five workmen.
Pour werer Injured, two fatally. . i ;
(Joaraal Special Service.) ? 1
Vienna, Jan. I. rtftsen children were
drowned - at Betablngs, Moravia;'' this
afternoon by falling through the lea on
ppnd whU skating. ; - .
' 4 BATB BOtlBll' MAVU
V 1 (teorsal Special Servles.t . '
.Vallenola. Ind., Jan. t. -Safe-blowers
secured tl.000 from a safe In the gen
eral store of John Hunsuker ssrly this
morning. . '.
f ; 5;000 Packages
5 j; t;i' V,ree. .to:all:
- Tig. l-TWrh bone ta s pea, -,
' . . feetij kealthr aoadiUoa. Se
. Takes troea adult gatteat.
For Rheumatism, that horrible plague.
I discovered a harmless- remedy, and In
order that every suffering reeder may
learn about It I will gladly mall a box
free. This avonderful remedy, which I
discovered by a fortunate chance, has
cured many cases ot to and 4S -year a'
standing, among them persona pf up
wards of td years of age. No matter
-what your form of rheumatism 1a, this
remedy cure Da not mind if other
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' 1 ".-.V-
Vngs, In. silk and - wool and
all wool imported ' mated-'
'' als,' ; new and up-to-date
A merthandise. They were "
; ;85c, $1, $1.25, $1.50.. '
'' r:"V'V. ;,';,','v'-:';:
"58-inch Suitings, for separate'
?J -skirts , and tailor made
- suits," in a large variety of
s. colorings, that were $1.75;
IK & grades. Sale price BSf
.r. j j. i-f .... - i. - . '"'
j 60-inch Melton nd ibeline
-: Suitings,- in' blue and
grays. They ; were $35.
J "Sale $tictfttj)flJS&.
-APPEAR IN COURT
(Continued Prom Page On)
noting aa secreUry in
the absence of
The Jury was first taksa through tha 4-
city prison by Detective Hellyer. ap
pointed ae custodian-by Chief- Hunt
ban if r Oalloway accompanied th jury -on
Irs taspeoUe teur. 'After leaving
the prison on of ft members remarked -that
li statements. made .concerning the ;
former . condition-of -the Jail are true "
there had been a marked improvement. -7.,
''7 Ohiif Oonrteoa to 4"ar-
Chief Hunt then took the jury upstairs
to the; women's ward. Hs sxplalned'ln
detail what work had been done -in this -department
and tha objects aimed at la
the Improvements. "': The, chief was as
friendly la his demeanor as If tha Jury
had not "Voted unantmously the day pre
vlously to Indict him on tha. charge of
mllfsasance. , ,.; . 7 ,., .;
That Chief Hunt takes hi Indictment .
seriously, whether he believes will bs
convicted or not. is svldenced ry atate
ment he -has made Mn discussing tha ;
charge with number of hia frlenda."
"If I am guilty for permitting gam-v.'
bllng." ha ia reported to have said, "th
wools city administration la guilty The
mayor snd I are 'no mora to blame han
are the remainder of the city officials." ,
The grand-Juiy was "not shown the
police court room, which la In tha same
condition It waa It yeara-aga. .All the
appropriations hava been regularly used '
In fitting, up other parts of tha building, y
There waa . considerable comment over ',
the, failure to take the Jury through this-,
part of the structure. .1
-Prior to visiting police headquarters
tha Jury went 10 th Children's home In"""
south Portland.-'-Nona of the members .:
would comment on the home. . . . ,
. OaU.Tt AJtOOOA
1 . --- I Joaraal Special Serrlce.) "
Newport. Jan. t. The new gunboat '
Chattanooga, which, made s sea trip yes
terday, I back her today en account of -
' Jnanial Sneelal Berrlee. f 1
Peking. Jan. I. American aftntster
Edwin H. Conger left today for t tha
Philippines. - . '. ' ' '
to be distributed
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