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- VOL. IV,;; NO. 214
PORTLAND, OREGON; FRIDAY EVENING;- NOVEMBER "' 10, .1905.TWO V SECTIONS 20 f PAGES.-
f PRICE TWO; CENTS. &JrnSilr
They Suffer That Trust Magnates
Grow Fat on the Spoils
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Prim Hopr Are . Quoted in the
New YjorJt Market Today at'
- - -.Twentywbcynt)
a Pound. T
CHOICE HQPS.BRING TEN; r
AND A HALF CENTS HERE
It Costa One Cent a Pound to Ship
' to New York and the Same Amount
for Commiaaion Charges, Showing
a Discrimination of Nine Cents in
Favor of Poorer Stock.
Prime hop are quoted In the New
York market today at 21 cents pound.
Choice hop, several grades higher than
prim's, are quoted in the Portland mar.
ket today at 1H cents. It eosts 1 cent
to ship a pound of hops from Portland
to Now York. The coramlaslon charges
are 1 cnt"a7 pouhf letweea this city
and New York. , This snakes the total
cosr-oT-marketing Oregon hqps li New
- York 1H cents. New York hop uf
lower quality are Belling- St tl cents a
pound to the growers, or tt cents
to the dealer. Between the Oregon
- holce hope -and-the- inferior New Yorfci
hops there Is a difference or cent in
favor of the poorer stock:- -
flrtion taoDi are conceded by the gen-
: eral trndv'tarbe the bent tharthe world
produced thh year. The worlda crop
of choice bops this season was not
large; there was an Immense production
of cheap hops. These, were produoed
outside of Oregon; ..
Short Sellers Sold Barly.
By the trade at large It -Is known
that short sellers sold - fully three
fourths ot. the., present, crop of heps In
Oregon, even before the vines had begun
to oome' out of the ground. They sold
these hops to eastern brewers and deal
ers at prices ranging from It to It
cents a pound. At these figures, brew
ers were glad t6 buy and dealers found
no difficulty a year ago In disposing
of all futures' they had to offer. ..
For three years the price of hops has
leen at such a figure that growers were
able to lift s f!W of the mortgagee oft
their farms. Every pound of hops they
produced was needed.
Lat y -r the shortage was severe
and prices went beyond 30 cents with a
rapidity that entirely took, away the
hreath of those that had sold short.
Borne of these shorts have not yet dc
livered Ihe product they contracted for.
Trying to Set Xvea.
Jut at present there are eeveral hop
dealers whose pockefbooks have been
entirely emptied on account of their
"Ttsvtrir-Trnm stunt ui previous scai
They are looking" for s chance to get
ex-en. In a large crop In Oregon and the
world they see their way clear. No mai
ler If the carry-over stocks of hops
could be counted on the fingers and toes,
these dealers are predicting all sortt
of calamity for the growers.
'We'll put them out of business this
year for certain." Is the expression used
hy one hop dealer who Is short many
thou sands ef hale.
Bhorf sellers have stsmpeded , the
growers by telling them that hops will
not be worth plcktaig expense. If this
Is so. The Journal would like to ask
this question: Why sre Ihe doalers
breaking their necks to get out Into
the country to buy these same hops st
prices ranging from 10 to 11 cents for
strictly choice when, according to their
own account, they can buy them In
short time for almost nothing?
Conspiracy the Cause.
The truth of the matter Is that there
Is a .conspiracy again t the Oregon hop
grower. Prominent financiers, among
them Armour, king of the provision mar
ket, ruler of the refrigerator car busl-
(Continued on Page Nine.)
WRECK OF ST. PAUL
DESTROYED BY FIRE
' Journil Specltl Sertlre.
Kureka, 'sl.. Nov. 10. Firs
Isst night destroyed what re
mained of the wrecked ateamer
8t. Paul which went aahore at
PoltijCtovd early in Ol-tober.
Captain Iverson of the Meamer '
Pasadena reports thl morning
that Wheq he passed the St.
Paul early lsst Svenlhg shs wns
sblase from' stem toti?stern.
Many thousands of dollars In
' salvage wsa abonrd the craft
' and It Is supposed thst some one
,vof the wrecking crew accident
ally upset a lamp: v The vessel
will now rapidly go to pieces.
- Th St. - Paul, was wrecked
: In th early morning of -Ooto-
4 -ber S While bound from San
4 Francisco for Portland with a
4 full list of passengers and a
cargo- ' of general merchandise
valued at tStf.vOO, fully Insured.
4 : All of the rrew and passengers
4) - were rescued and tsken Unhor '
by the steamers Hanger' snd.
4 ...Vanguard. t. ;.;
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Jamer R. Branch and Minor Meriwether, Jr., Midshipmen, Had
a Fight to Settle Contfoverey and Branch Died oMr : v
juries -Should Meriwether Be Punished?
The Journal wHl be glad . to print
opinions 'sent to the -edltqr as to what
penalty should be Imposed on account
of the scandal reported In Thursday's
Journal from Annspolls, . where two
"middles" engaged In a pugilistic con
test that terminated In the death of one.
These are, the circumstances: -
James R. Branch of New York and
Minor Meriwether, Jr., of Lafayette,
Illinois, were both midshipmen at the
naval academy at Annapolis. They
were clsssmate and both were ath
Branch, In the line of duty, reported
Meriwether fotSn alleged breach of
discipline.' Meriwether claimed he had
been wronged and challenged Branch to
a flat fight to the Onlsh. Friends of the
two arranged the match and It took
place laat Sutfday night, with referee,
GRAND JURY IS
(Journal Special Serrloe.)
New York, Nov. 10 Under the dlree
tlhn of Attorney General Julius Mayer
with the assistance of Ilstrte4-Attprny
Jerome, the grand Jury today began an
Investigation of- the chsrges of fraud
In connection with the mayoralty elec
tion. Mayer visited the criminal court
building early this morning and con
ferred with Assistant District Attorneys
Pnnford and Perkins, to whom Jerome
has delegated the work of prosecuting
the cases and draw,log up the Indict
ments. The grand Jury met at 11 o'clock
and Mayer appeared Immediately: Eight
deputies of Superintendent' of Elections
Morgan and a number of policemen and
about fifty other witnesses were called.
It Is snld thst efforts will be made to
indict some district leaders. . ..
Hearst Offers swards.'
Hearst has offered an additional re
ward of 110.000. making a' total' of
127,000 offered by him fori the .convic
tion of Tammany district leanVrs. Al
dermsn Haggerty wa. arrested on com
plaint of a. poll watchsr on the charge
of ansault and arraigned this morning.
His case wss continued to December t.
A subpoena waa Issued for John Voor
htes. president of the board of elections,
to appear before th grand jury and
produce for their Inspection . the. regis
try- books of the fifth election' district
of the Twenty-sixth assembly district.
It is eharged that the. face of rUrs-
NEW ROUTE WILL TAP -VERY
. 48Pell Dtipatck to The fesresl.1
Fairvlew, Or., Nov. 10.The purvey
ing party of th o. b, a n. Co., which
has been making Its headquarters her
for the laat week, has been transferred
to Clsrnls. The surveyors ar running
a line for tb freight branch, which will
go from St, Johns to Troutdale, Th
sew survey between Fairvlew and
Troutdale varies only a few hundred
yard from the-ojd track. The new
route will tap rich agricultural and
dairy district along th Columbia slough.
Th .survey In many rases runs through
hrfnno snd other buildings, but thai rflsn
think 'that a- sllgh( change in.ths'lms
wUl avoW Mm pt tbs'dlfflculUss, r -
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T II ssssMIIMlsssTTssT
I.JI,-., 1 a 5u. c- : ' ukt js.-v -4.: . ts
timekeeper and seconds ss witnesses.
- At the end of the twenty-third round
.both boys were badly used up. Meri
wether got . in a blow that snocKeo
Branch down. In falling Branch struck
his head against the floor and was ren
dered unconscious . for the time being.
It. was not supposed, howsver. that bis
injuries were serlou until : Monday
morning, when his condition evidently
was so critical that the witnesses noti
fied the authorities. Burgeons decided
thst sn operation -was necessary. The
Injured boy was removed to ,a hospital,
his head cut open, and a clot of. blood
removed from the brain. In spit of all
efforts, he died the same day. Meri
wether was also In the hospital with, a
sprained wrist and black eye.
What should be done with the mir
vlvor-Mn what way. if st all, should h
tums were chsnged. ' It Is alleged there
was much fraudulent voting In this dis
trict. Stoleav Boxes Beoorered,
The ballot boxet. after standing for
IS hours in the streets yesterday, were
received by the election board and Were
stored at, various warehouse, where
they are 'guarded by - the police. ' The
election board refused to receive the re
turns until an order was obtained from
the supreme court compelling It to re
ceive them snd the action of the elec
tion board iS claimed by Hearst sap
porters to be part of Tammany's cam
paign against an honest recount, '
.Ballot boxes that were stolen", have
been recovered and are in the poases
ion of District Attorney Jerome, 4 In
formation has been received that other
ballot boxes were thrown In the North
river, ' where they were picked op by.
a tug. . . 1
t. The Cltlsens' union has offered its
services to aid In the discovery of elec
tion frauds, its object being to Insurn a
new election law In the state of New
York that wU prevent similar frauds In
future. - - . .- -
Mayor McClellan states that the re
turn show his election and are the ro
sult of procedure , prescribed by law,
and are presumptively CorrecC and he
will take all legitimate means to protect
his rights and will meet his sdversarles
prepared to vindicate the results of 'the
election. He has engaged aa , counsel,
among others. Alton B, Parker.
EMBEZZLING DANE IS
RELEASED FROM CUSTODY
1 ' (Jooraal Special Service.) -z
San Francisco, Nov.. 10. Adolph Ats
truo, th young Dan .who was arrest
sd here and for whose csptur Shanghai
official Offered a reward of 1500, wss
released by th police today, no Instruc
tions having been received regarding his
extradition. Alstrup ha been In th em
ploy of tb East Aslstlo company snd
was charged with smbessltng 10.0.
He received a cablegram yesterday from
his father, a prominent metehant , of
Copenhagen, asking htm to com home,
Indlcstlng'thst th matter had been com-
promised. 'HfiTi HI Isarf for Denmark-
at Bttefc--'.-":-'':"-" ' -'?'3Y'"
GRIE5T WOLVES ON EARTH
' (Cwrlght. l0O8."by W, a. Bearst) aV,.' ' v ' ,. '-
William Barnes, for Forty Years
Insurance Lawyer; Says Com
pany Is Not Reformed.
ASSERTS THAT ONE MAN v
POWER STILL CONTROLS
He Had Frequently Recommended
Changes in Various Companies at
Different Times Immense Salaries
Paid Metropolitan Officials.
(Journal Special Service.)
New York, Nov. 10. Wlll(aw Barnes,
Sr., formerly of Albany, but now of
Nantucket, Massachusetts, for 40 yeara
an inaurance attorney, voluntarily ap
peared to testify In the legislative' in
surance Investigation this morning. He
Said that he had been employed by va
rloua inaurance companies at different
times. - He told how, frequently, he had
recommended a change in the manage
meat of the oompaales -In . a tlra.de
against the Equitable Life, he declared
that the changea In It made did not
change it and aaaerted that the one
man power still remains.
The stories resardins the house at
Albany maintained by the Mutual were
confirmed by Michael P. Mullaney, cars
taker of the house, who Identified
John K. "Hegemah, prealdent of the
Metropolitan, stated yesterday that he
received 1100,000 a year salary. Pre
vious to 1S0& his salary waa ISO. 006.
Vice - President .Flak receives 175,000,
and George H. Oaaton, second vice
president, 137,600. Frank O. A J-era,
third ' vice-president, receives 116,200.
Mr. Hegeman stated that In 104. $1,
104,044 wu paid In salaries. Mr. Hege
man stated that 85 years ago $260,000
would hsve bought the company, while
1250.000,000 would not buy it- now.
Hegeman said that no money wns
paid for legislative purpoaea by the
Metropolitan except in retention of
nounsel to appear before committees to
defeat obnoxious measures. In 1904 th
company paid HI, 000 for-such purposes.
SLIP FROM MISS HOPPER
(Joarnal SpeeUl Serrlee.l
San FTanclsco. Nov. 10. Edna. Wal
lace Hopper suffered a setback In bei
fight for the Dunamutr millions by
the decision of th supreme court just
made reversing the decision of Judge
Coffey. The decision of Judge, Coffey
was considered as breaking the will of
th lat Alexander Dunsmulr and mak
ing it possible foo Mlas"lTopper to se
cure half of th vnat estate that was
left to Dunsmulr's brother In Canada.
This closes ths contest so fsr as the
California courts .sre concerned, 'and
the main .con tt-WlU be fought out In
Canada. ' ! .
SUFMAYOR AND CITY
t FOR DESTROYING SHACKS
(Special Ptapetcfc te The Jmtrnat.) '
Aberdeen, Wash., Nov. 10. Wheeler
Bros., Ksrsbner Bros, and N. G. Wheeler
Individually, have riled suits sgnlnat the
city of Aberdeen, the mayor, John Llnd
strom,. snd Police Officer James Birm
ingham for. damages sustained . from
tearing down their shacks last month.
loss nf business sustslned from tearing
down their sharks lsst' month and loss
of business from cftst of moving,, efc.
AT KRONSTABT SURROUH
Cossacks and Imperial Guards
' ' tineers Intrenched Behind Barricades Offer Fierce Re
f . v, sistance Machine Guns Slay Many, '
- (Joarnal Speetal service.)
St" Petersburg, kov. 10. It is report
ed thst' troops ac Kronstadt have been
surrounded by 1.000 mutinous sailors,
but th troop ar 'holding th rioter
In check. It Is said that although many
of the mutineers surrendered last night,
those who,held out were joined by sev
eral thousand additional men this morn
ing, who,1 entrenched behind barricades
In the' eastern section of the town, ar
holding off th Coasack.
Not as much of the town Is burned
as st first reported- Th markets and
a number of houses were set fire to by
th mutineers, who ar looting- th town
and plundering liquor shops. From 20
to tOO sailors were killed by th ma
chine guslS laat night and several thou
Three thousand sailors and a battery
of artillery participated in the mutiny
yesterday and opposed to them were
7,000 Cossacks and the imperial guard
sent from Peterhof and at St. Peters
burg. Before the arrival of th troop
(Special Diapatek The JeernsL)
Hongkong, Nov. 10. Advices received
today from Lien Chow,- the scene of
the masaacr of the American mission
aries and the burning and looting of
the mission houses a few days ago, state
that the trouble that started at that
time Is spreading rapidly.
Villagers ar arming themselves and
much bloodshed Is feared. If the agl
tntlon continue - fears are entertained
that therevolt wtrH spread - to other
provinces where ' foreign missions are
established, and th scenes that ac.
companled the killing of Miss Chestnut,
(Joarnal aelal Service.)
Chicago. Nov. 10. Dr. E. D. Dursnd.
Herbert D. Brown, S. D. Schlndler and
r. L Ilswtt, special investigators of
the bureau of commerce and labor, have
opened headqua rters In thl city to con
duct an Investigation, about which se
crecy Is maintained. It. I rumored that
the Standard Oil company's relations to
railroads Js ths subject of investiga
tion. It is also said to be Investigating
ths alleged attempt to pack the recnt
rat convention.- All Inquiries a t
which subject la under Inveatlgatlon Is
met by reference to Garfield.
REPORT ADVERSE TO
, - MALHEUR PROJECT
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(Special Dhipafeb t The Jearaal.) .
"Ontario, Or., Nov. IS. A letter- re
ceived by C B. Holding, president of th
Miilheur Wsterusers association, lndl-
catea that the Malheur Irrigation project
may b held up. The. report of th
board ef reclamation engineers Is ad-
vera Snd the cause for .this is. said
to be thst . numerous conditions have
not 'been met-as required by ths gov-
rnment " Among tthess cotsrllttona -Is
hs special privileges, said to be-Insisted
on by the Wagon Road company and ob
jections". mai3e1?i.blgh estimstss ty
owners,, bt -ptbe -inof? :--;.-x f i,
"' '-;i . ' v-;
Holding Rioters In Check-Mu-
the sailors' plundered the liquor shops
ami started, to burn the town. r- -- -
The first sailor to revolt were those
from th Seventh fort, which killed two
of their officers and seised arms snd
ammunition and proceeded to firs pro
miscuously upon the troops snd loyal
sailors. They were soon Joined by many
of their comrades and the firing con
tinued throughout the night. Crowds of
hoodlums snd rough characters ar aid
ing th soldiers In looting the town.
It wss reported that the "Black hun
dred" . pf Moscow Is plsnnlng a great
massacre of Jews -and Intellectuals for
Saturday night It Is salthat all Jews'
bouses sre ; being asjXed with red
Admiral Nebogstoff has arrived home
snd .1 posing as a martyr, declaring
that he deliberately sacrificed his nsme
snd honor by surrendering at the battle
of th Be of Japan to save ths lives of
2.000 sailors of his division. Th ad
miral son was subject to such de
rision by his comrades tbat he was
forced toTeave th nsval academy.
Mr. Peale and his wlfs snd Mrs. ' Dr.
Machle and her 10-year-old daughter
will be repeated.
The American minister la making
every effort to investigate the causes
leading up to the brutal outrage at
Lien Chow and secur necessary evi
dence for presenting a full report to the
state department st ' Washington for
its us in tu action that will follow
the demands for reparation that will
be made on the -Chinese government
Representatives of other foreign pow
ers ar lending their aid to the Ameri
PRINCE LOUIS GUEST
OF GENERAL GRANT
(Jooraal Special Smtne.)
. New York, - Nov. 10.--Prlnco - Iouls
snd party took luncheon at Governor's
Island today ss guest of General Grant
After lunon the guests , were given
reception at the Brooklyn navy yard by
Admiral Coghlan. ' Tonight th navy
alumni will glv th visitors a dinner.
Tomorrow they visit West Point
Probably neper before was this city
so fuir of blue-Jackets as now. and in
soma parts of th city, particularly on
th BowVry they are as thick as mos
quitoes on Staten Island. There are- at
present over 8.000 bluejackets of th
American and British navy, in this dis
trict and moat of them' st on shore
leave during the ' visit of . th British
squadron. Ths. most, cordial- relations
are existing between th officers and
men .of th two navies, and it Is not aa
uncommon sight to see American and
British' sailors strolling through the
streets arm In arm. taking in' the
sights and making determined efforts te
Impart a roseate hu to thing In gen
eral. Th visitor are well taken car
' and seem to enjoy themselves Ira-
-.-a. '. v Tsree Traiasaem atUlsd. k'
. (Jesrsal Sseelat .) i -
Blneflelds. W. Vs.. Nov. IS. A freight
trsin wss wrecked. and thren trainmen
killed tnlg morning near sera,
Croakers' Prediction of Slump
After Exposition Proves but a
Dyspeptic ' - Nightmare - ; 1
; Not to Be Fulfilled. ' -.'
TWENTY-FIVE TO FIFTY
JNCREASE IS REPORTED
From Front Street to Weit End of
Business District All Is Jubilation
Dealers in Clothing, Shoes, Gro
ceries, Jewelry and General Mer
chandise Tell of Bigger Business
Retail business- In Portland la from
SO to 50 per cent better than it was
a year ago. Figures proving thjs have.
been compiled for the Journal by a num
ber of merchants,, and Inquiries have
been made among enouga houae to war
rant th assertion.
s Hslf a day spentby a Journal rep
resentative among retail houses pro
duced result in the form of flgure
that are astoniahlng. So' enthualantlc
are Portland merchants over the status
of business that ' th suggestion tbat
there is a falling eg lq trade.- ti com..
pared 'With a year ago. was received -with
derision, snd la many Instances th -questioner
was. shown, the books of th
firm tor proof.' ,, . y ...
Th Inquiry was prompted by' state-'
ments that had been made by a few
restauranteurs . who complained that
business wss. dull. On proprietor of .
an eating-house had said- that his busi
ness wa 1100 a day smaller then it ,
was. .' This man admitted that be was
comparing present business with bis
trade during the-exposition and that as
compared with a. year ago it la IS per
; Tewer Tourists Maw.
' It Is generally admitted that, owing
to the large number of ' transients who '
were in the city st this time last year,
hotels snd restaurants wer patronised,
more hesvlly then. Tourists this year
all came while the cheap rates were lit
effect and when they could see the fair.
With this exception the after-exposition
season is surpassing all expects
tlona. ' '
Not only Is retail businees better than -It
waa a year ago. but realty is moving
with great activity,' and the market
holds up strong with a marked tendency
for property to advance. Thl waa pre
dicted by Th JournsI during th
progress of th exposition. The condi
tion of the realty market doubtless is
due to the fact that many delayed buy
ing property in the belief that there
would be a slump after the fair; thst '
very waiting caused the retention of Im
menseum for Investment, and. SO. soon
aa the exposition closed those who hstl
waited went into th market to buy.
Expecting to' find the prices 'scaling
downward, ' the . demand they created
stiffened prices. ; . '"
- - vrybody Seeklag m Horn. '
"Inquiry for desirable residence, prop
erty has not been so brisk for years
past," ssld-R.U Cete, a real eatate
dealer. "The very - expectation of a
slump after the fslr csused th upholding-of
the market and prices are tend
Ing upward. - The strength of property
on the west side Is not th only re
markable feature In the situation, Th ,
east side, where a majority of the peo
ple of Portland live, is moving forward
rapidly and large areas there are chans- -Ing
hands, ' In my opinion, business) '
property, too, on the east side Inevitably
must advanc In the Immediate future.'
C Im Thompson of Hartman, Thomp-.
son Power said ths realty situation
la remarkably strong.
'Portland real estate la a good buy
In almost any locality1 said he. "Th.
market la active beyond the expecta
tion of most persons. 1 must confess,
however that-1. am not surprised- f or .
(Continued on Page Nine.)
ACCUSED OF MURDER
OF WHOLE FAMILY
S ' Journal Special Serrlee.
S Dayton. . O.. Nov. 10. Dr. .
Oliver C. Haugh, accused of mur-
derlng hi father, mother and
e brother, who wr bufned to
4 deeth in their home- last Sun-
d day, was arraigned this- mora-
e Ing. ' Its plssded not guilty and
e was remsndd .for further Ijesr-
."ing. H is addicted to th us
of drugs. .
Detective are visittpg . rxrin w
and Toledo, Ohio, Cblusgo snd
Milwan"" seeking evidence. It
Is experiad thst the ofriclsls
will chsrge Haiigh wUh at let
nine murder. It Is slleged that
Haugh msde earlier vl-Hn
drug fiends- nd then al.isiy
poisoned them- . Hatiah said
dsy! - -
'I might have kll'-d It - n
when my mind was blank. "
jtaiis-h waa several (rte a i
4V- Inmate of a binetli1 saylum a,.1
.was released nn.ljf ,.J)re tn'riti a
"gv ' i
The. total-damages asksa lot isil,57J.
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