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Tonight nd runday;, fair;" northerly-winds.;
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.Cents Befcre First-
Rally of Day. ? -
cates bulls join :; ;
'.HWITH ARMOUR BEARS
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Panic Prevafl In the Chicago Pit
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"r-3 " and Patiemn Oiitirf frarL-
Crcwna of a Howling Mob '
i of Spaculator.,'.:,':i.-.''t,
fl)lcfx April JI MtyrwjiMt bad
net loaa of 1 enta .sbuahel .today.
July fell At alshtha-of cent, and 8e(
tan bar three) - elf bthar of -mi .enR.i..-;. ?.
TherW waa . panle on the board ail
through today's aeaaloa. -, Crowds piled-
into tii vlattorr vailery thick aa
aardtnea in a can, and many thousands
outalde rwara .' claiaortna for admlaslon.
Outclda the ichanire building poUoo
war ataaonad.-to keep' the sarainc.
howlinc mob from praotlc-ally attack In a
the building.. Broken - beada . were
1 - naaaatmmmtmrfht;?!ti' tin -nnr wit
; the wheat pit, tba acenea ware auch, that
i bad not ben wttneaaed by the old arajr
walla tor jaaoy yearai: Tba 'circulation
of the rumor that Chartee-W. Oatea and
wiurnnonr lo cioae uuu mv- asay.aeiu
created intense feeilne; amona; theithotw
aanda who hartlavated-In May wheat
, on tha .atatejnant-- of ' Qatea -.that' '. tlie
market would -o, beyond .. I1.2S a
bueheL (, v .-.--i ? . -i ,..!.-.:.
Traders , on the. floor of tha exchange
war panic-stricken as the pricee. eon7
tlnued to tumble all through the aea
Iob. Thar iwaa- no one on tba .floor in
charga of tha.buHa.., k- , ,
' Tha remarkable ' feature of r - today's
Baaaion was' the ft-reat atrength shown
by the deferred optionsJuly and Sep'
cent lower,' while the 'latter: went
down bat. cent.' The action' of the
July and September clearly Indicates
that manipulation caused the heavy de
cllne of the May option. - T. .
'..The wheat market .this morning
opened with May wheat ranging from
f 1.0 to 11.10. a loss fit from 1 to 1
cents a bushel from the closing figure
of the previous session. t 'i .. , i '
The movement off May wheat from
the opening market but wah a series of
severe declines until the market reached
1.7. The bulls here-offered a alight
resistance to the' bear avalanche and a
7omentairteadyhis prices w the
The downward pressure of the bears,
led by Armour brokers, waa .too muoh
fori an already badly scared lot of
traders .and In quick succession . the
prioa dropped by quarters until It struck
the bottom at SH cents. ' This was a
drop of 11 H cents from the closing of
Thursday.. , . .: w: " '
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in Night CcIIisidn with 1:
LATTER RAMS HER.? : .
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No Lives Lost, So FaraTMeagsr
I Reports Received Indicate. T-.-Damage
;'i Boat-Mot Known.-. ; (
(SptcUl Osipateb U ne jooraall '.
San Francisco.. April 13. The steam
schooner Sea Foam, ' bound : from . Port-
mnd for , this . port, collided with : the
schooner Del' Norte off Coqullle7 bar
1ms t night,, and. damaged the; latter, so
badly that aha capslaeii. ' . . : ',- '-
Meager reporta received Indicate that
no Uvea were lost. The Del Norte a of -ficera
and crew bad a narrow: eacape
from, 'drowning. . Realising ' their , dan
gerous predicament., it la reported, they
lowered a small boat and managed to
board tha Sea Foam and wlU be brought
( am oily. - : ,t . - .
only 7 tons net register, , 8he belongs
is n. im xiums, uie ogue river can
nery man, . who Operates her down the
coast t carrying ; salmon '' anf ' general
sustained, by the Sea, Foe.ro; If, any. -has
not been ascertained. ' Bhe Is owned by
Peadle Bros., ' of - Ban " Francisco.' ; -"
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the- Bea Foam had on board ' l0.0e
feet 'of 'lumber' which ' was. supplied by
the Portland Lumber company., -f Bhe
crossed the Columbia riven bar. yester
day morning on her . maiden . voyage. In
command of ' Captain . Miller, . who came
here from - the Bay - . City to assume
charge of her The hull -of the. vessel
waa -built at Aberdeen. Washington,' and
brougm to - Portland, whare-the ma
chinery was Installed by the Willamette
Iron at' Steel Works. J-On her trial trip
isfaction and) showed a -speed of' 14
knots an hour.' It waa claimed that she
n tha fastest steam scnooner of ; bar
sise on. tha coast
When she arrived at San Francisco It
was the Intention of the owners 'to
place" her In - commission between that
port, and ' Point - Arena tn the lumber
carrying trade. She -was also provided
with space for the accommodation of 10
passengers, but no one but the offlcers
and crew were aboard Of her when shs
left thls'porU . . i : t
NOTORIOUS FEMALE t-
4 V " BANDIT IS KILLED
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1 - (mr! Special Service.) ; " ; "
Washington. ' April 1 1. Apolonla Ca-
(ra the notorious female bandit of Ba-
tangas province, in the Philippines, has
been killed by constabulary, .acoordlne;
to advices received here.'.' She waa sur
prised in the mountains and refused to
surrender, . ' i.;-,V'v:.. .
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-'Journal: is a ; ,'three
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a tree- uum inc. msioious uiacascs wmui, tuuic wiui age- inu -.
X esteerned cotlteniporary, the;
1 1 and is ' still, "rnarking tinie,":
Z I yet, trudging(though'decrepit, I'ru,amd.Mruty":!in;eyery' joint, and sugnant in-circulation. X
Z jThe . "hired men'; oU the'Morniig ! Only 'andits -Evening t Appendixmakerteerry " and
cast" reflections" upon "their
Journal has ' more i; thai 20,000 circulation . in 'Portland "and Oregon, ' a circulation V gained in-
X v three years, 1 and ' a circulation greater - in the; territory" named'- than that , of the Oregonian, or 2
X ; To ' prove' it ' The Journal's circulation , books are ; open ' to interested - advertisers and ; its i t
pressroom s latch string is on the i outside, as The Journal has nothing to hide trom thej-T
advertising- public from' which; it; receives such, a' generous support." y And jo ernphasizefur-.'. T
Aer The "Journal's circulation claims 1 arid f igures--to prove it does have a cfrculatiop- ' live . T
circulation, bona ; fide,": open ; to investi Ation -The Journal ; is willing' to contribute $500;; to ,1
. any, deserving .'charltyr'. the Telegram and Oregonian to contribute a like sum, if .a committee 1
Jof three' to five -businesT men, to be selected as agreed upon, sitting as investigators of. news- X
t - paper, circulation does not
J 1 1 and.; In. . Oregon: equals, if it does pot : exceed,- that- of - the-.Telegram or - the daily r Oregonian,
; the paper , that falls, down in the contest to forfeit the sum named to charity, while' the others t
: ; .are tor have; their money returned C j ! -7'Ti'r
WOULD STOP ALL
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WORK ON SUNDAY
St. Louis Brewers .. X Want - No
sNewsi. Mo Druss, No Street--j
cart, . No
V - . ; ( Joeraat .Sseelal aVrrVJ
. :St Louies Mo., ApriJtlZi rr-Brewers
will make an ' attempt to enforce the
Sunday .closing, law: to-The last exttem-lty,-Andw
St.jLouls . wJU be -given the 'rest
cure bn one of-every seven days,, if the
plan succeeds.' ' The- heads of the breweries-
of Sflxnits have kgreed to sub
mit to the closing orders and shut down
absolutely,' but-In so doing . will Inslat
that the law be. enforced to the letter
and that no dlscrlmlnatlonbe made.
- They advocate stopping the street
cars on Sunday, the abolition of Sunday
newspapers, the closing up. or all news
and clgai Stands and tha prohibition of
drug stores, from' selling anything-but
medicines. , . ;( '' . -.!.' .." ' .t
To this end the b.rewerlSs have re
solved tocomBlxjrlth tha Bunday rlos
Ins law... and to go before the police
board of the city council of St. Louis
and demand that buntnesa violation-of
the law be stoppeL.Tbex hold that tl
law does not discriminate, nor does it
particularly specify dram shops or any
other business. ':..'. ', ,:'s.s . .''.j .
OLD COUPLE RE-UNITED 1 :
i AFTER LONG SEPARATION
- (Joerssl Special Berries.) - ;
Fresno. CaL, April It. After 2 years
of efparatfon k ' white-haired' couple a re
reunited.. W. A. Wilson, new In his
eighty-third year,; wept on the shoulder
of his wife," shs herself being 1 years
old.' They quarreled In Portland, Maine,
and from that day to thla have never
seen each-other.- Tha reconciliation was
brought about by their son. " .
-The aged people say they want to die
In each other's arms. Wilson Is a well
known character In Madera. Mrs." Wll-'
son csme recently from Maine. The
couple were married SO years ago. , '
ths WsrohJpevof thi RuMUn.Flt-lom(Rirt to Lft They Are
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- year - old,";:youthful and lasty, '
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Telcam, announces. that it has entered, its1 twenty-ninth year
while its foster par$ht the .Oregonian, has , passed its - fifty-third
betters,' and otherwise show that
show in their report , that The ' Journal's circulation in Portland ,- 2
TRAIN 0RDR NO. 1
I ON THli PORTAGE ROAD
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e ' 1 Following la W eepy of the firstf" e
train order Issded en the Oregon '
e Portage ralHrgt, April IS.: l0l: e
e ; v-Cecilo. Or..Siprtl ,. 16
- Oregon Portag Hallway.' Train - -d
' Order No. 17 " Conductor and
4 e Kntrmeer Kngrfl Ne u Work-
until .-runner wonce oeiween e
Celilo and Btg-Rldy. as fan as e
nack is laid, ruining- alow and
e carefully over Wwly laid and
e unsurraoed rrackt in no case ex- e
' ceedlng- eight miles per hour. '
Run very eantloualy - ever long
' tresUe bridge at .'Cape Horn,"
', not -exceedlnr four' miles peff
hour... f B.-JTC.f . '.Ae
-V, "Received "at" 1W a. ms.
- "P. H. MARRION, Eng." ,
MANDATE ISSUED FDR
RETURN OF. BEAVERS
was ' Issued -today from; the supreme
court to the United States' circuit court
of the auuchenrumcf brTJewTork;
Iat superintendent of' salaries and al
lowances of the poatof flee department,
to ' Washington for trial. In accordance
with the decision of the supreme court
Monday. , : .. '-.. ... y ,
LIMOGES STRIKE ENDS 1
AND WORKMEN RETURN
.' ' Wearasl SpeeUI lervka.) - f i
'. Umoges. France, - April - IS. The
strike of the porcelain workers, which
has caused considerable rioting- is ended.
Work will be resumed Monday.
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"t '-' .TaHnrrnm nr ispmos.
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"Naples. 'April JB. Mount Vesuvius la
In eruption. Tourists sre flocking to
the vicinity to witness the phenomenor.
tii. i ' A-r-.iAi'.J X"',.,' ""trT. t' ""V" f-.. v
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sound in wind and . limb,' and I
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uiuistrcuwii r - juuiiiai a
they are . under .'the " influence '
OFFERS BROTHER .
: r . TO BE HANGED
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Kansas Girt Willing to Send Him
to Gallows In Exchange for ;
. 4oerssI-Bpsrlsl Service:)
jTefferson City. Ma April fS."-filnoe
he has-been -la, office, Governor Folk has
received hundreds of letters v from
Kansas on matters 'of Interest to Mis
souri, ana tne entire nation aa welL
He has received a leUer. however, from
Rosedale. Kansas which Is -given first
places so far as tbeimaking of sugges
tlona to the governor Is concerned. The
letter-Is as follows; r.r, ....
V.To.- Governor Folk Dear Sir:-; My
sister arid I decided that If you will
exchange, we win let. you. take, our
brother and bang .him,-Instead, of. Mr.
'Bill' t. Rudolph, as . our brother. Is no
account, and never will be; and maybe
Rudolph would be If you give him.
rhinpL Wa mnt his filciur Ati Af Ik
psper and put it In our parlor. '.;. We 1
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think' lie la'k nue'liAikliirinsnr'
you will - please exchange for brother
Jim. let us know through the newsna-
lP"ThJnd-yS-wUl he nn hind fos.eur
man. tours truiy, c ,
----.J, ., .. "A KANSAS GIRL."'.'
' "Bill" Rudolph was condemned - from
Union,' Missouri. aax the bank robber
who killed Detective Schumacher while
resisting arrest.' , -
TO ESTABLISH AMERICAN f
1 'COLONIES IN MEXICO
. (Jeerasl SpteUl Srrie. -
City of Mexico, April 12 It Is report
ed that G. C. Probe sco of Los Angeles,
California, has obtained from the Mexi
can government a concession to survey
all public lands In the state of Slnaloa,
aggregating more than 0.060,000 acres.
The government. It la said, will grant
to Mr. Pro bs sco one third of all lands
he surveys It Is estimated that he will
get 7,000,000 acres, . on ' which he pro
poses to establish a number of Ameri
can colonies. .
rljintfj ietlaadC :Z
4-! ' ln.HI 1. 1 ll T'l L i '-i"-ln".'LV-LX wn..'.- WWmiyiyi,
SJL' . K.A'- rS-''"r.r'-': .. . -'
Czar : Anticipates Revolu-
tionary Outbreak p
Vii v - JP SJAY AT; POSTS
Symbols Marking Houses for
PillageT EaHyTn May Said to T
nave ueen rixea un
X a , Turbulent In South
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(Joorasl Special fcrrlca.)r .- '
St - Petersburg, April- li The eni
has issued orders to governors-of all
provinces not to leave their districts
during. Eastet . holidays, but"; to remain
at their posts,, double their guards and
be in readiness to suppress thg expected
disturbances." ,f r1
, It , Is supposed . that- the order - has
been Issued, aa a pracautjon. against
riots v that : have., been . threatened.- for
some time by striker as well as revo
tatlontsta . Outbreaks against tha Jews
are especially feared. .
' The Eaater holidays have Jong been
designated as the time for i a general
protest, .and uprising -sgalnatx-bureau-cracy.
The attitude- of the, workmen
has 'dally become -more 'threatening .of
late . and the' middle- classes throughout'
the empire - are thoroughly alarmed.
The reports 'declare that the workmen
have decided ' to Inaugurate ' an era, of
pillage on May S,' the third day of the
Russian Easter celebration. Even- the
symbols to mark houses that are to bej
pillaged ' are ' reported to have - been de
termined upon. - ' :
Serious antl-semltic disturbances have
already begun in the towns-of southern
Russia, j the soldiers er the ; garrison
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jPj' SlliKM .
arSowmrr' ? .J"JT ""r."
called to restore order... j.
Jha-leadlng siponsnts of a saastlio.
tlonal' government fiercely denounce' the
manner In which the bureaucntcy- la
trying to defeat the movement for free
dom which all Russia, is waging against
It. Its efforts to gsg public opinion sre
declared In direct contravention of the
spirit of the Imperial ukase of. March .
giving Individuals and societies the
right freely to petition the-throne. .
May day demonstrations on a grand
scale are being planned by the Socialist
wing of the reform party Organised
meetings and parades will; be: held In
svery city and Industrial center In Rus
sia. Leaders disclaim sny Intention cf
rioting but afclare that if the police at
tempt : to ' break up- the demonstrations
the -government will be answerable for
the consequences. 4 -- .. . ,
Additional Cossacks are' being brought
into St, Petersburg. MasVow, and War
saw In view of anticipated disorders on
May- day. ' ; Wholesale' arrests' contlnuo
to bs made of all those' suspected cf
. ; . ; . .
Russian Squsdroh Leaves,
Kamranh Bay for Hci-
CZAR ORDERS' FLEET TQ
- LEAVE FRENCH WATERS
Great Britain Joins .' Japan in
TiWaRFrig a Protest to France
"AfcaJnst the Stay of Ba
I tic B attleshlps.
i London. April U. (Bulletin) A Tte
port . Is circulated here to, the effect
that the Japanese consul at Manila, has
received a wireless message from
Admiral Togo stating that" he expected
to engage the Russian fleet abortly off "
tha Island of Formosa. y
. 1 (Jearasl SpeeUI Serrleo.) '
London, April 22. A dispatch to the
Central Newa from Paris states that it '
la announced .-there , Rojeatveneky left
Kamranh-bay today for the island of
Hainan, where the vessels go to coal.
Hainan la a large Island north of Kam
ranh bay. In the "gulf of .Tonquin, and
belongs to China. ,''.
A Toklo dispatch states thst the min
istry -of marine announces that trust
worthy eye witnesses report- the four
Russian cruisers today outside of Kam
ranh harbor and seven battleships in
side.' ; y - , . . ; I ...
i Six - lother wsrshlps were noticed In
single-formation outside ot the south
ern entrance to ths bay.-. t
'It la reported at fct. Petersburg n
high authority that the emneror haa or.
dered Rojestvenaky's squadron to leave
French .territorial water The order Is
said to be imperative. -.. . i.
The Paris correspondent ef Die Tlt
Mail Gasette says that he understand
that ' the; British ambassador at Paris
b.wv vwi. ukvu in. r....r nn i.
nae oeen' interrupted in his Easter holl
d"Ja ami lias returned tu iails ta ui
rrom. his government .
porting the proteat of Japan against
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A Toklo dispatch atates that it Is re
ported that the Russlana are concen- '
trattng In Posslet bay. which Is located
1n the northeast 'angle of Korea, and
that they are planning to move lntb Ko
rea in order to bar the advance of tha
Japanese toward Vladivostok. ;.
DLCASSE REMAINS. .';
rreaea : Foreign BCUtotes Baeoasldeiw
Action. After Talk With Xrfrubet. :
(Joeraal Special Ssrvles.)
Paris. Aprjl , .,-, Foreign Mlnmep
TheOphile Delcasse after a conference
with Prealdent Lou bet this morning an-,
nounced officially that' he will remain'
In the cabinet aa foreign minister..' "
.-M.vEtlcnne,i minister, of the Interior,
stated in the lobby of the chamber of
deputies today .that M. Delcasse had :