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Ci7 CC:UILLC DAR
Make wonderful speeches Render the greateet mute-01ve vent to
tha keenest humor, and pour forth the beat cf averythlng the earth
Asd vC rhttor'e Death Makes iCteamer Sea Foam From ; Port-
'ClxrJt cf V.'ytm!r.j Chilrmany
land Crashes Into the
frr r."r. Cr?-t.
lr.-r::J A.c!ji Cinu'y's' He-
ertmer.t frc VtSiih Re- V
V ; -ill- ., - ,
FIGHT FAR MORE JCITTER
V THAN PEOPLE IMACJNE
AvA3 Cr.cr ACtCClATCD
v WITH 0. CHAFFEE
iTakes Charge of Frcperty and
f - When Sold Refuses Exe
- tapeclal Dispatch by Uw4 VW te The Jwntl)
. . Denver,. April 11. That Mr Fannls
, CUffn -Grant of San tMtn- nnHrM
Vso-B"'from tha sale of the Kittredge
i; , . ouuaing iut Thursday la due to tha gen
; , t erealtr of David H. Moffat, tha Denver
-Millionaire, who -was one eCpartnex of
.". ' Jerome B. Chaffee.' 4 x
i ;s The organised tha V Ftret National
l bank, and Banator Chaffee' waa at .pne
r , ; tlma praaldant of that Institution.. Sen-
, tor Chaffee Invested heavily in real aa
C Tears after' the death of Senator Cnaf,
; . ia came the panic of 114. The estate
j r. hd suffered reverses, and toe Kittredge
.,, j oiock was aoout to Be aacrirtcsd.
v r mortgage for I1S0.OOO waa held againat
'the block by the Northwestern Insurance
- company and It made a demand for the
: !.".', money under threat of foreclosure, -.
.y David H. Moffat learned of the dlaas-
, . .'ter about to overtake the daughter of
;- ifflis late partner.- He went, to tha front
v ;,wlth an offer of assistance and assured
cMrs. Orant that bar heritage would yet
- be saved for her.-. vr-.-:-.-.- - -
:2 The' notes were then taken up. ; The
- -purchase price of the building Just sold
i7';r$ cUy twice the old debt '""
'.-.J.' When Mr. Moffat made 'his final
statement of his stewardship and asked
! to be discharged the court '"uggested
, -that he had failed to present hU bill for
- - executor's' fees against Kb estate. Mr.
' tMof fat's reply was:. .-. t
'f,.-i ii '"W were partners on the square when
h was sllvs, and we will be partners
. : ,on the square now that he Is dead. v.
v"V. The executor's' fees, reckoned ef a I
A- per cent basis, which Is allowed by law,
.;" t would have riven Mr. Moffat mora than
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M SAVES SIX HEfl
Fishing party in Rotten Boat Is
; Swamped and Thrown Into
m ' . -the Strearru
Charles Pottare.' a 11-vear-old UA of
til, Lorlng street, - rescued 'Six youns
man from drowalnf In the Willamette
driver off the foot of Eleventh atreet
f yesterday afternoon.. Pottage waa row
lnc alona- the shore when he saw the
.boat containing the six men sink, and
the snrttert tlwrfr art Thwr -were- Imen
- . V ,n .their neada . above water, and two
;': ;j r three wera atrlklnr out for the ahore.
, -Voun -PotUss oeUjr, ordered throe of
r them r a-, Uke, hold ' Of ''one srae ; of the
. .. hoat n4 three. the. other side.,, They
. , ma as airectM: and were towed to the
. bent ... j - ,j '-.;-:
-i The man were rllx Lesser of .this city
-w.. ana. ntiiiam. Brnitn, My HarOJnc. p.. j,
ShaHcroas, iadob Krutwlg - and Harry
Jjavia. cesser state aner the aocldeat
. that hla companions were friends of his
.. ;' from nan Francisco who were spending
:. -a few. months in Portland. The r desired
1 to go down the river baas fishing and
- went to the foot of Eleventh street, where
they rented a boat In the center of the
stream they notice that tha boat waa
leaking badly. They began to bail out
; the water, but" It run in faatec than they
' - could dip' It-out. . . T -s
.-Vi : At this Juncture a steamer came up
il Sir 'Mil IT .!!! ftfMLH thS
skiff to fill so rapidly' that the oeca
.' v pants saw-that H waa going t stake A-
me water cam a over me gunwaie tney
' , Jumped nto the river, where they were
. reiKXied by Pottage. . i . ti-".--
The young men lost all their fishing
1 ; tackle. The owier of the boat refunded
.the money they bad paid for the rent
. ' "The'' Wisconsin society of 'Portland,
. Or., feels greatly humiliated at tha fall.
. ura of Wisconsin to make an approprla
. tlon !: the Lewis and Clark fair and
' strongly urge the passage of tha bill to
be Introduced Monday by Senator Bell."
-Vt , Such was the. telegram sent to Gov.
' ernor R- M. 1 Follette of "Wisconsin
' last nlxht by Jay 8. .Hamilton and John
1 Lamont by order of ' the "Wisconsin
VJ society of this city. Twice before bills
: providing' for an' appropriation for
v axhlblt fron-lhat state have been pre
' aentsd to the legislature, but after paaa
.' . Ing the senatf they were defeated i
assembly. .' . ' ' riV'..Vf;'-
,' - v There was a large, attendance a( the
'' , meeting of the society' last night, and
, the action of the state legislature of
- -Wisconsin, was .severely, criticised for
- th stand taken -regarding the appro-'
"V- prlation for a Lewis and Clark fair ea
hlmt. ..". " : " ' - ' "; '
A paper prepared by President John
K.Xollock waa read by H, U Powers,
reviewing the work done by tha society
- since Its organisation.- The society has
directed lis greatest amount of energy
' toward securing an appropriation from
" ' its slate for a Wisconsin - exhibit at
iBODY OF CAPT. P0VEY
.'.! , . . mil 1 .., a nmtfr- -rnniv
'. i. v aaii - unniar. iiua -
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' I The body of Captain Oeorge W. Po
' fey. "who died in Manila, February. 14.
twill, reach Portland today and funeral
(services will be-held at Finleye chapel
J Monday afternoon at I o'clock. - He was
1(4 years of age and ' Is survived by n
- .widow and son. beeideo two brothers.
Je and David Prvay, f thiaoity..., J
, .apain .povey. was well Known in
L Portlsnd, wtere he had many friends.
At tbe outbreak ef the war with Spat
. he enlisted In the volunteer service and
., waa sent to Manila. Ha remained In
' .Manila after; peace, was restored' and
Hve there until bis death, February 14.
(4 He was a member of na order of
.Knights of Pythias and also ef tha
Bpeaih War Veterans' association. Tha
,bdy was shipped o Sent Francisco on
.the t ran port Mhennsn and will arrive
. here by express tomorrow. "" '
v fn l arvl-e ylll ha ecflddcted
t" ' f t 1 i. r
Financial Circles Believe Object
"Is to Cell big Colorado
-v. Company. ii
(gpecial DiMtcfc by Leased Wire la Tbe Journal)
Pittsburg: April II. In an .- Inspired
article; the- Pittsburg ZMspatch, the or.
gaa of the Wabash, publishes the following:-
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-' President Joseph t Ramsey's - retire
ment from tha Wabash recalls a start
ling situation. Invasion of the territory
of the United States Steel .'corporation
by Oeorge J. -Gould with .his Colorado
Fuel eV Iron Company has resulted In
such a severe boycott against tha Gould
interests that tha Wabash has 1 been
denied every pound of Its freight out
of Pittsburg, and th corporation has
prevented " Wabaah oonneotlon to make
effective the tonnage- sontraet- left by
Andrew: Carnegio. for consaniQtlon by
those who purchased his Carnegio Steel
company.' . ; ?. .-. . S..
'Fruitless efforts to solve this prob
lem have been -made by Praaldant Ram
Bey, owing to Interference on the part
of the Ooulds. Disoonragsd at the des
perate prospect of making the Pittsburg
terminal . -profitable without the corpor
ation tonnage and with ether sets which
urn wnnnva; invnoi imu nwniw,
President-Ramsey decided to retire.
There are ne personal dlffereneea be
tween Gould and Ramsey. ' Hla- frlenda,
however, have so embroiled him that
tne Wabash s success is lmpklrea.7 :
". k ' Bedaced ' th aUssav -r'"..
Soma months ago Mr. Gould, in or
der to widen the field of the Colorado
Fuel aV Iron company, - at the advice of
Colonel P. J. H earns, formerly of Pitts
burg, reduoed the ratea on the Missouri
Paclf ie and ' other Gould lines to the
east on iron and steel articles. In order
that the Colorado company might In
vade territory aa far east as Chicago.
Thia rate, applied only to east bound
freight and the Colorado company at
once began flooding tha. territory form
erly held by tha United1 States Steel cor
poration. , i . -.; ' t :. , i.". ' .
The steel corporation ' resented - thla.
The American Steel - Wire1 company
had a- rich trade in wire and wire nails
of which Colonel Hea'rno desired a por
tion and ho secured -It owing to the -new
ratea.... . 'if . . -
r ' A. rtiiil to Mr. Gould was given
and' then' the traffic managers of 'the
corporation, through Mr, Keffe of the
American Steel sV Wire company,, their
chairman, were Instructed by President
Corey tJa. discontinue ,. routing - freight
Over the Gould lines. TJp to that time
the Goura line Included "the .Wabaah.
Mlaaourlr Paclf lev Texss Paciflo'and D.
eV R. '0.-iu!d had been receiving ship
ments, amounting to huodrdn of thous
ands or dollara a year. ,'-, a
Lompl lea turns over - pipe purchased
tee entirely Ignoring' expressed wishes of
ine tarnegie people, served only to at
bitter the. corporatlont of llciala ..against
the uoum system. ,;?.-y. i s.v
'"It Is declared by a corporation' official
that President ' Ramsay was powerless
to - prevent - thla situation, which was
really created by Intimate frlenda' of
Mr. ,Gould. ' -. , i r, - ... "'
The, last Important act Andrew' Car
negie did before be retired from V the
steel business waa to sign ft . contract
with Mr. Gould and Ramsay -to give tha
Wabaah railroad -one . fourth of ths
Carnegie Steel company tonnage In cen
tral traffic territory If It would build Into
Pittsburg and make connection " with
the- Union rail reed. - This teenage means
a,000,M0 tons of freight ft year.
President Raraaay la reported to have
become exasperated at the thought that
' . ' .
corporation freight, although I It pos
sessed . an almost Invaluable contract.
Every move-he made waa frustrated.
Frlenda of Mir. Gould say. that he la
In rapturee over the prospect of the
tonnage from Pittsburg, but that he la
unwilling te concede the Colorado Fuel
position.' There Is no doubt in financial
Circles that. ha. das Ires taf orce the atael
corporation to buy the big Colorado
proposition Br and that he la playing every
card with that end In view. The fight la
far more bitter than people imagine.- It
waa-the Pittsburg situation and not the
cost of the Wabaah-PUUburg terminal I
wnico lorceoj air. . jwnavy. wn. -4 .
SEWING MACHINE CHARMS
CHINA'S GRAND OLD LADY
(Cepyrlght, - Hearst Xew Service. y Leased
'--,.. Wire te Tea Jeareai.
Part: April A Freneh " offlosr.
who, returning from Manchuria, vlalted
Peking, where he waa presented at the
imperial court,, says that the dowager
empress of China has been presented
with an American sewing machine. Bhe
Is so delighted with it that she haa de
cided to order one for every lady at the
court and intends to have regular sew
ing bees in. the palace, to which daugh
ters of. all the hla heat .Mandarine are
to be Invited and try their skill on- the
The empress la at present even norl
Interested In sewing machines than In
the magnificent mausoleum which sht
Is having built for herself and' on
which aha. has spent nearly half ft mil
lion dollars. She told ths officer that
she had no Intention of dying for. seme I
the splendid lines ne haa nuut into ntte-1 motion yesterday to strike out the eon
burg could apt 'get ft portion' of 'thai .utational queeUon from the returns
time yet and that she feels as well" as) to Mlse May Conner, a-telephone oper
rver. She will continue (o bar tha actual stor employedTn the STTJames lolel of
ruleV nf China, until the war between I
iapen- and'RoseiS'ls ever Snd-he will
then retire,-, . --s.,, ..-
FOUR KILLED IN WRECK f
'. mm a s asera a a ft a aasi a saasat ft. ft m a
-UT lUNNtLWWINU IN
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(Special Dteeatch by Uesed Wire te Tae JeorasO
Chdyenne, Wyo., April XI. Engineer
Nelaon. Fireman Hook, Brake man Irv
ing and aa nnknown tramp wrre killed
tee wrerfc atr Edeon -twnnel tnr ths Vslon
Pacific. IIS miles west of Cheyenne to
night, when the western" approach of ths
tunnel caved la. and hurled. portion -of
the-train under thousands et tons ef
earth and rock. . The balance cf train
was derailed. ' completely choline the
long tunnel with telescoped and demo!-
Relief trains. Wrecking outfits still
hundreds ef laborers with steam shovels
wtre hurried to the scene of the wreck
from Rawlins snd LaramlS and ths
tunnel ie now bain cleared. Tra Ins
Will nTlnaTT to. pass for 14 soars and
peeelbly not fee two days.- Passengers.
' -d , as ress will be transferred
i . r t ooiuitala uatU Aha tuaael Is
SAND ICUr;D FICHERIZS'
LEASE REFERRED TO TAFT
Government - Wl.'l Condemn the
Property of Klamath Falls
Company, at Once
(Wuhlaftoa Barea .ef Tbe Joersal.)
Washington, April tl-Tbe death of
Senator Piatt of Connecticut will create
a vacancy in the chairmanship of the.
senate Judiciary committee which Witt
undoubtedly bo filled by tha selection of
Senator Clark of Wyoming, who. Is tha
ranking member of the committee. Thla
will give the chairmanship of this com
mittee, which Is one of the moat im
portant In the . senate, to a western
member for. the first time.,; . -
, Western members of' the- sonata 'who..
are here recall that Senator Piatt baa
been ft consistent friend of the west
Ha was chairman of the committee on
territories when Montana, .Washington,
Idaho and North and South ' Dakotaa
Were admitted aa states, end notwtth
standlng tha decided opposition ef many
eastern senators to the creating of these
new states. Senator Piatt was the stead
fast champion of - such legislation.? ' .
- Ha also participated Prominently . In
the - troublesome legislation relating to
tha admission, of Utah to statehood, and
on all statehood legislation acted on
broad grounds and free from sectional.
gm . --..--I- -i - -' - --
Senate Plait waa'also' on ef th f ew
senators who did not "oppose irrigation
- Officers of the United eta tea reclama
tion service have been notified 'by tbe
war department that PrealdeutfHewklna
of the Klamath "Falls Canal company haa
made application to divert the waters
.of the Klamath river for Irrigation pur
poses. Reclamation service engineer
have been unable to secure any satisfae
torx response from the Klamath Falls
company of the offer made for tha pur
chase of ths .company's canal rights and
improvements, and aa these stand in the
way of general development. It la likely
that condemnation proceedings will be
taken to secure them. - i
- General Mackenzie, chief of engineers,
haa referred the question' of charging
tbe Sand Island fisherman for seining
privileges to Secretary of War Taft for
settlement. The bids submitted for fish
ing privileges, and the protest filed
from the fishermen and others opposed
to having the" government . make.
charge for tbe prlvilegeajand all papers
In .the case -havo .been . placed before
Secretary Taft. ; Should the secretary
follow precedent he will probably sub
tain , the . recommendation off Major
Langfltt to the ffao that; the ovam
mant derive s revenue from the use ef
Band Island.' It has generally , been re-
th .ihir. .hou5' iThar
w. ' . . w""r"iB"i. vnw.i.r w
Individuals, although In some cases such
charge has been, nominal. '
. MAntmiin ex a siilia
A I lllKlirilS III 1 IMHwork tbey woeld be called on to do dur-
aaa a was w - a w suaae
Attorney General Hadlev Scores
nnuuiei viwtuiy in uiv mis-.
- - souri Supreme Court.
(Special Mmatrh by Lraaad Wire is Tee learaal)
eftTai auu--CTtyp AprltI. Trrtha T)ro-
oeedlng agalnat the oil eompaalee In the
supreme- court today, Attorney General
I tUIUI.J .WV,W M. - . ., . . M,
of the company brought the Standard's
attorneys (.- to flme. Attorney Frank
Hagennan of Kansas City representing
the Standard agreed today to withdraw
all . present objections to the Mlkeonrl
antl-truat law, ths Jurisdiction . ef . the
court and the sufficiency of the. Infor
mation, at these objections , were set
forth-lnr-the8JHwer"of ths Standard
aad th. Republic companies If the at
torttey. general would withdraw his mo
tion. . - ;':. , t
Thla the attorney general agreed to
do. Aa the matter ataada under today's
agreement, the defendant oompanlea
have merely made specific denials as te
the facta charged against them in the
attorney . general's Information. . Under
this arrangement the Issues of the -fact
are now made tip by ths pleadings and
the constitutionality of the Missouri
antitrust law Is met In the pleadings.
The attorneya for the Waters-Pierce
company had previously filed the same
kind of answer aa the attorney general
today forced the Standard and Republic
to file. The next step in the proceed
ings will be the appointment by tbe su
preme court of ft commissioner to take
nCaICe TUT UC Wll I ' . '
UtBltO I n nC III L.lm v
VWED TELEPHONE USSIEfrf ZSS&SLiZrjS:
.. , , , . i,.an j.. addition to the candidate. Ji
(Speeui mepetea ay beaaea wire w Tse Mraii)
New York, April t-Tha Philadel
phia ' papers reported at - length today
that .Thomas H. Stokes, a young so
ciety man of that elty new engaged In
business with tbe firm of Oeo. C. Flint
A company, - 4i West ttd street, this
city, wear to be married la a fsw days
the -JUker city, f ' 1
Mr: Stokes tods-ynurrtedrnihari8ere
was not a word of truth In the story.
He said he had only 'met Miss Connor
twice In his life and then merely cas-
sally when lie had. to. wait in- the hotel
while abe got ft number for him. '
-Thla report Is absurd." said Mr.
Stokes, "and What Is more. It looks to
me as If there waa malice back ef If
(Oopyrfgkt, Hearst Hews, gervtea, by
. Wire S The VIoeraaL) -
Naples. April 1 1 When Kaiser WH.
helm quitted the steamship Hamburg
here, m -asked an -off total of ths
pany If the suite which, had been spe
cially atted up for his ase en the voy-l
ae was to be left as It was. Ma waa
told that fhe Suits would be Immediately
r The kaiser, sceerdlnaT to the Frankfur
ter Zeltung, then aaM: rnat - -as- a
great pity and will result la consid
erable loss to ths steamship eompaay.
I am sure, there are many Americans
who would pay almost anything for the
privilege of occupying the eabina and
sleeping In the had which, had beea sand
' BY FORCE OF SHOCK
I No Lives Are Lost,' but Consid
erable Damage Done to Vessel
. I t1
Jch;WafiNot Wrecked.-' ;
. :(8paeial Mspaloh te Tae fearoal,)
San Francisco. April 21 The steam
schooner . Bee Foam,., bound from Port
land for -.this- port, collided wKh , the
schooner Peia Norte off Coqwille bat
last sight, and damaged tha latter so
badly that abe capalsed. - . v .-, .
-- Meager reporta 'received Indicate that
no Uvea were tost. , The Dal Norte' a of
floers and crew had a narrow escape
from., drowning.- . Realising ..their .dan
gerous predicament, it Is reported, they
lowered a small- boat and managed fo
beard th Sea Foam and will be brought
-to thle city. v:. ..': '. .,.-n,'
The-Del Norte la a smalt vessel bf
only 97- tons net register. ;. She belongs
to R. D. Hum v the Rogue . river can
nery man, who operatea her down the
coaat - carrying . salmon and - general
freight.' The extent of the damagea
sustained by the Sea Foam, If any. tiaa
not been '-ascertained. , She la owned by
Beadle Broa.'OX- an Francisco, ;
'-The See Foam had -Sn board l9.ea
feet of lumber which was supplied by
the ' Portlands -Lumber company. - 6ha
crossed the - Columbia, river bit C"7 Fri
day morning on her maiden voyage In
command of captain Miner wno came
here from - the Bay - City to- assume
charge of hernTha hull of the vassal
waa built at Aberdeen, Washington,- and
brought to Portland, where the ma
chinery was installed by the Willamette
Iron sV Steel Works. On her trial trip
In the harbor1 the vessel gave entire sat-4
isf action and showed a speed oC.lt
knots ad hour. It wag claimed that sh
Is the fastest -steam eonoonsr of- har
alae on the ooaat -
When aha arrived at San Francisco It
was tha Intention of the owners to
place her ln oommlasion between. 'that
port and Point Arena m-.the. lumber
carrying trade, Sh- waa -also provided
with apace for the accommodation of It
passengera, buU no one 'but the of floors
and crew were aboard of her. when aha
left thla port. -, - -r . .
3 CMS AH UOUR ,
Portland Consolidated Practical-
''.4 ; ly Gives Th(s Advance-to y
jl v Employes During Falr. -
oompany's . conductors -and motormen,
I uiri.hkwi . r tas m.n
I eeived an ' answer Isst evening to the
petition they submitted to the manage
ment ft few weeks . ago asking for an
Increase of cent an hour from May
w wovemoer a. en acoount 01 eaaeu
Ing tbe liewls and Clark exposition. The
company grants an Increase of practt
Mil v 1 rmnfm an Hour dtirint tha fair
evening at the close of the .day's run.
at each of tha barns. It provides for an
Increase of two cents an hour, begin
ning Jane 1, and continuing until Oc
tober IS. At the expiration of that time
a bonus amounting to one ceotjajiour
win be jaia to eacn man wno has re
mained In the employ tf the company
and performed hla duties satisfactorily.
Tbe company's statement ' explains at
considerable length the . situation In
which the Portland Consolidated 1 finds
Itself at hl time., with large expenses
for repairs and reconstruction, additional
equipment necessary , to hasdls the ex
position" business, end heavy expendi
tures that are called for by extensions
demanded by tbe public ' - - -
Regarding the requeat by the men for
free admission . to tbe ' exposition, the
company says it is powerless to extend
thla courtesy, as tbe exposition manage
ment, to whom tbe request was a ubm it
ted, decided that it would be unjust to
admit streetcar employes free If the
same privilege waa not given to em
ployes of other corporations In the city.
GLAFKE STATES HIS
5 PLATFORM TO VOTERS
; h iv-
Candidate for Mayor Says Pres
ent Laws Will Be Enforced -
tis't xil He. Is Elected. CCr":'
4 Wood! awn hall was crowded last night
ly the voters of the tenth ward to
I bear the declaration of W. B. Olafke'a
Thompson of Wedbama Kerr Bros.,
Charles Woodcock, W. H.-Adams and
& Kmger delivered abort talks.
Mr. Uiafke talked ef , the principles
invoivea tn nis piatrorm ana campaign.
He denied emphatically that he was
machine man,- or that he had any cow.
neetlon whatever with any faction.
When I am alerted msroe.'' he satA
T shall be. tbe mayor Of Portland, and
the mayor, ef all Its people. There-shell
be no discrimination, but Justice to all.
"In regard to what I shall do-about
reform, I can only say that I will en
force every law as It stand a. Ma long
as ths law' says all Saloons shall be
closed between the hours of 1 o'clock
a. m. and I o'clock a. sl, and that' there
shall be no gambling. I will see to It that
there is a chief of police who will en
force, such laws. If I have to put a sew
man in every month.
"I snrmdeY nd pledge to anyone other
than that given in my platform., and
that pledge I win carry out faithfully,
should I be elected." . .-,
WHITE TEKPLE GAINS 1
MANY NEW MEMBERS
.'';?i ,: i . y
This will be a red-letter day In the
history ef the White temple. ReV. J.
Whltrsmh B rougher, pastor f that
ehnrrh, nas announced that St persons
will be baptised at todays services.' A
number of ethers are expected. Most of
them will be baptised at the evening
service, Jlv. Brougher's evening sea
men is td be ft topic, it t Vers Klecied
OOaVVMBZA $7 JO
eaArxoratoaTa ajtd oAjnro
mm rnoMAMxa aimuii
ro ' xasav; r.Tsts -' oo&vmbza'
was rrasT m okajts saax.
sanr awabs at-th woauv
fipIlT ST. XAVJM, "1S04.V -
KaU thla Ooapoft soday 1 not mwtnv.'
' OOUJPOST p XSQUUIT. -. .
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. ijata.a . mw, .,,.
r THE JOURNAI
.--.Fifth and-TamhlU. ', T.A:sf,'-,"-
'Please send solicitor to my address'
f0; DEER i CHECKS .
Ifj IDEIR PLATES
Rev.' Dr. F. B. Meyer Says Eng
lish Churchss Take no i-,
ROCKEFELLER'S CASH t ; i
MAY NOT, BE TAINTED
Eloquent British Divine Will Hold.
Series of Meetings 4n Port
land This Week.
Rev. FV. B. Meyer, ' noted London
preacher and writer, arrived last night
and today will begin- a series of. meat.
lngs, to continue for ft week. Dr. Meyer
doea not profess to be an evangelist,
bat says he la a preacher, and that ha
doea hot conduct revivals but Matdena.
Although, pastor ..ef the greet. Christ
church. London, for many years, he has
spent 'much timer In mission', work
throughout ths world. - f--y
"Duiing my whole life I have , felt
myself- led to take up mission work,1
said he last night
He haa conducted missions In India.
Bormah, Syria, Jamaica, St. Petersburg
ana. in many niuropean cities, ana nas
visited the United States 10 times,
. "I&verywhero I hsvs been," he eon
tlnued. "great crowds of Christian people
have attended the meetings and professed
themselves greatly benefited.. ; Blnoe my
recent meetings In - Los Angeles I have
reoeived many letters which have given
me great pleasure, because they., have
stated that the result of mywerkr there
hss been neepoch JwJhelalOBil
uie 01 uai cuy. -
'In my meetings I do not make tbe use
of cards or after-meetings, exoept, per
haps, st ths close . of the mission; My
addresses follow, each -other In -av plan
so that the Interest leads from one on to
the next like the links of ft chain.
This Is say 10th . visit to. America.
Perhaps ths greatest meetings I have
ever attended In this country were held
four years sgo In Chattanooga, Tennes
see, tn Dr.- B rougher s church, wn
from 1,000 to 4.000 people attended each
ft week at the great
Carnegie -rooms la New Tork, 'which
were crowded' every night.
"I say this not by way of boasting,
but I am alwaye received by the Ameri
cana - with great - cordiality.' Although
new to thia part of the country, I will
no doubt be oordlaHy received here, es
pecially since I follow so closely after
my rtend. Dr. Wilbur Chapman, with
Whom I have been acquainted for years."
'Do yon favor the plan, ef holding re
vival r was asked. ,
"Welt, you ask rather big question.
he replied, "especially when you consid
er that I have come fresh from the
Welsh revival a and have seen that won
derful movement that Is sprsadlng
throughout Great Britain without adver
tisement or without special preaching,
and without the pressure,, of after-meet
' "I cannot but say, that I prefer that
work which Is like the dawn or the ad
vent of the spring to anything I havt
ever seen. Wherever you cannot have
that spirit I think If highly advisable to
devise methods with which the people in
great cities can be attired. I will de
vote a whole evening, perhaps Wednes
day night, to a narrative of the Walsh
revival " ! )- '.',,,'-.''
'Wheo asked whether he approved of
Che action of Rev. Washington Gladden
In opposing the. acceptance by -the
church-of . a -glft-pff 100,00 from -John.
D. Rockefeller to carry en tha work of
missions, JiasaldL - L .
- "I do not know enough about the
Standard Oil company or John D. Rock.
efeller to pees aa opinion on thla matter.
I can say that In our country we refuse
money from brewers sad- saloonkeepers,
I do not wish to infer that Rockefeller's
money Is tainted tn the same way aa
theirs, hot Christian people have the
light ts consider la what manner the
money ts made which they accept. '
- Dr, Mayer will preach thin anomlng
In the -First Congregational church. In
the afternoon at 1 e'olork'he. will ad
dress a meeting for men only In the
Marquam theatre. ' At 1:10 o'clock be
will speak to women only In the White
Temple, and tonight be will apeak In
the Flrat Presbyterian church. He will
speak afternoon and evening every day
exoept Saturday the afternoon service
111 be held in the First Frabytrlan
and the evening In the White Temple, , .
(aeertal ftapatt) by tesaed tfhs te Tha Jearsati
Palm Beech, FU.. April I. Joaerh
Jefferson is slightly ' improved, e
elally aftea .having soe-t a t"
Sight.' His fever Is lo rill
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CAN CURE DEFECTS
Juvenile; Court" Law . Ineffective
;,f as no -Appropriation Waa '
.' Made, for Salaries. r
To large degree ths effectiveness of
the Juvenile court, authorised by the
legislature of lft. wUl be determined at
the third annual meeting of the Oregon
Prisoners' Aid society Wedneeday even
ing in Unitarian, chapel. Recently It was
discovered that the law creating the
court waa defective in several partlculara.
There la no provision for paid officers to
execute the orders of the .court. .As ths
law stands, tha Judge must depend on
voluntary service by officers whom' he
might appoint. - It la thought that, were
thla defect cured, tba court might be
organised In a manner to approximate
the efficiency contemplated by the trant
ers or tae statute. .. ,
Partial assurances have been " given
that prevision will be made to pay the
officers from funds subscribed by cltl
sens. . This matter- will- be eonsidersd
Wednesday evening, . when Presiding
Judge. Fraser of the circuit court will
advise with the members of tbe society,
and. If possible, -arrangements will be
made to Insure tbe financial aupport
necessary to carry out the Juvenile court
Idea, as It has been perfected In otber
states. The program St that time will
Address by Governor Oeorge B. Cham-
Karl, In' "Oil, Mtrntm Prison." te. R W.
Murphy) "Penal legislation la Oregon,"
Rev. Stephen 8. Wise, D. EM report of
officers; election - of officers for ths
coming yoer; vocal solos. Mrs. Fletcher
Linn and Mrs. Anna Selkirk Morton.
The ttfficers now serving are: Rev.
W. 8. Gilbert,; D. D., president: Ben
set tmgrrr-rtr president-and. -tiasursn
Mrs. Millie R. Trumbull, secretary: T.I
rr.- strong. tgStJunsetTdlrsctorrXT
D. - Lee,- Judge H. W. Hogus, William
Wadhams, Rsv. S. S. Wlss, D. D., Alex
andar Kerr. Judge 1 A. F. Sears, Jr.
Mrs. Oeorge-'RuaseU. Rev. B. ' P. HHL
D. X of Portland.' and R. J. Hendricks
of Salem. ., . " rfc -"-.-' "
EDUCATORS Vf LL
BE . CHTERTAINCD
Multnomah Teachers Preparing
for Reception and Care of
V Visitors at the-Fair
Multnomah county school teacfeera ore
making plana for. the reception of edu
cators who -visit. tbe Lewis and Clark
exposition. "" Rooms tn ' connection 4 with
the Oregon educational exbiciit will be
reserved and furnished, -where teachers
of this' and ether statea- may, rest or
At the meeting- of the ' Multnomah
County Principals' club Friday Sight L.
H. Baker of Woodstock Snd si G. Adams
ef Mount Tabor were appointed on the
committee . of armngsments ; The
Teachers' Progress club, consisting 'of
the. women teachers in the county, ap
pelnud Mls Grace Cook ef Mount Ta
bor, Eulah Strange of South Mount Ta
bor.. Irene Hlgsiss of ' Portland. Julia
8pooner of Montavllla aadJrens Smith
of Oresham. . ...
City Superintendent of Schools Frank
Riglet named the' following 'teacher
from' the -city K schools for the
coramltleef IX A..Orout, A, R-.Draper,
K. J.Hadley. R. II.- Thomas, Misses Car-
Use- Barneev-rFannle- Porter, . Eltar M-
Brl'le. r ; t ' .
'R. F. Robinson, snperlntendent of the
eduatlnnal. exhibit, will cell the commit
tee together-next Saturday,, when, defi
nite plana for the receptions will bo de
cided, on.. - ''-?.' v . .'j.'.-: , .-
, - -. mt m .ii.:.', i n i. ,.
FRED BUTLER 'SCORES ,
X SUCCESS IN CONCERT
If there was. any doubt In the mind
of Fred Butler that, he had sung htm
self Into the hearts of the - Portland
people,' this . doubt waa dispelled last
Sight when he raced crowded Bouse
at the Whits Temple. Not only was ths
auditorium t of . the ' White Temple
crowded, but the' Sunday school room
and the galleries were filled. The o
Oaslon Waa - the concert given by Fred
Butler, fbaaso with IV. J. W'llLar r" t.
man, satiated ry 1 "rs. F1tcher l.lnn,
S"pran. s-1 f v ' I " r v
let, v I '. v -,
I t. I
the posseeslon Of one of these mschtnes Is
VVI UIVU UllaLrlltvl
CITY : FRArXDIS
Plain Charges of Bribery Mada
vj m si mi ,v btid - UTJisrs -
'j -;i Against City Officials. "
HONEST MAYOR COULD
SAVE PEOPLE VAST CUM
Officers of Municipality, Said to
' Have Been Members cf
n ( ; v Contracting Firms. 7 ? .y
The open and direct charges mads
tw irrA T. if.eein. in
printed lest evening In Ths Journal,
that there haa been extensive corruption
la the city government In the past five
years, has stirred" intense interest In
further Investigation of ; these altered
irregularities. Mr. Merrills charges
were ao direct that they were almost
an exact specification of the character
ef certain alleged deals that have been
carried through by persona who Bought
official fsvors and who wore willing to
pay. for them, ,
. Merrill's allegation In. one particular,
la that contractora doing elty atreet
wek . have systematically paid 40 to
10 cents a yard of graft to officials
juiitiuiana, ana ui i iijs grail nas
cost the taxpayers vast sums of money.
He said hs had compared Portland prices
for crushed rock work with those
charged In Seattle, and that the great
excess of the Portland figures waa ex
plainable only by the charge that he
fnadethat the- motuv had been sell to.
officials and -
W A' corruption fund that had been ao
greet tnat Merrill stated that he conld
guarantee that a mayor could effect
a saving of $t(W00 annually. ,
Other Jobs Snekam Of.
The ebargea made by District At tor
sew Manning against Councilman Rum
elln that ha offered to bribe William C.
Elliott, then city engineer, for aa ad
verse report of ths 161.000 bid of J. J.
Maney on the Marquam gulch biide
contractcoupled with Councilman Mir-
Mire remarkable wBii.BKuons. have
brought .out further stories connectlns
city officials with still other tallesed
Jobs that reflect ssiiously on ths Integ
rity of members of the city eounoU.
According to statements that were
made laat evening by men who chUmed
to have proof of their allegations, tha
past three yea ra have witnessed a vir
tual carnival of corruption that, once
It baa been uncovered, will enable the
representatives of tbe stats of Oregon tn
rival Prosecuting Attorney Folk of St,
Louis In a record of convictions. .
ft Is alleged that certain prominent
attaches of the city government have
been members of firms .of contractors.
covering their Identity, however, by op
erating through others, and have taJn
contracts i for the performance of crty
work , at figures ; constituting! robbery
of the taxpayera and property owners,
f Killed rreaeaise for MeeAy. ;
V In the. matter ; of letting and killing
franchisee, according to : statrmests
made last nlsht. there haa been aa ooen-'
neea and persistency tn demanding and
receiving considerations contrary to fhe
statutes 'that"? If proved - will place in
unenviable situations tboss whs are ao
eused. ' .- '- ' - . ' .' - " v
One job of which -1 have personal
khowledge," Said a rltisen. "was the
payment of a -total or $10,000 ta m'n-bars-
of tin oounctl'as a- conatderatiun
for the killing of a certain f ranol 'ee.
Tli. namrerm nndarSfnndiajr at that t '
among those who' were Interested '
that the . franchise wad killed by Me
payment of 'tbe I10.00S- to sis' memWs
of the' council, end the charge was a a
that .one of the members . bandied t
sack, and distributed ths money ts t a
others.'" . t -.' ,'V, -- , ' . t ,
Tha flrat' or port unity the people. I
have to hear flaal presentations by t e
prosecution sgsmot slleged city g 't
ers wilt-be In ths trial ef B. M. K -r
May 10. This csae, Charging ehtinf
monjrfrom the city by raise pre.
In connection with the Tenner cr. i
sewer scandal. wlU lay hare faeta, i
It Is claimed, that will throw c I
the methods that nave been emr-iof I
and enable the better understaiMlm j r "
the sltustlon cf which so much 1
been beard. The prosecution, says I
the evidence Is abundant to j. eve i
y kaiser. , ,.,v .. ....
te be a LtUs gjx.. .j.