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THE OREGON. DAILY JOURNAL, PORTLAND. SATURDAY EVENING. NOVEMBER. 11, 1005.
GEER ASPIRES TO
17ITTE REPORTED TO HAVE RESIGNED
PORTLAHD IS THE
-:vilS PREfJIER OF RUSSIA
Czar Refuses to Clothe Statesman With Authority HL Desires
" Panic' on Exchange on Receipt of News Jews Fleeing
ityy Move to Secure Radical Support. t-'
Half ' Interest In Multnomah
Former Governor Tell Friende
CircuitCourtua'gesrTake Tvy o
-Hours in Rendering Decrees
. . A and Judgments. .
Secretary Hitchcock Refuses to
Railroads Have Inning , Before
7 Rateyinvestigatlonat -;
. He Will Not Try for Cham
'. - ' " berlain'y PlactfT tTT.
Trunk Factory Is Bought by
Eastern Capitalists. '
Approve Two Reclamation
"f Propositions. "
BUMOR HE HAS BOUGHT,'
THE PENDLETON TRIBUNE
This Would. Enable ; Him to Turn
Paper's Batteries on Judge S. A.
" Lowell Present ' Governor's Pop-
; - ularity Makes Longing" Ones Shy.
T. T. Oeer. ex-governor of Oregon,
, tin officially lnformJ -his frlenda that
he Is . a , candidate for Intted State
senator and will enter the primary elec
tion contest, the coming June. Mr.
, - . ' Oeer way a that for a time be considered
' the advlaablllty of running for the Re
' publican nomination for governor, but.
'' having gone over tha field. "h-"decided
' that -the senatorial field was the moat
Inviting. , The ex-governor returned
from Pendleton laat ' Wadnesdsy and
" went home to Salem. He Is building
fences throughout the eaatern part of
the.stste. . ' , . v
jA Btory has been -current Sot some
, weeks that Mr. peer is negotiating for
.., : te purchase of the Peffdleton Daily
' Tribune from E. R Dodd. If the story
in true.' it (s regarded as significant, as
the- ex-governor doubtless would turn
. the paper's batteries on his opponents
for the senatorial nomination. Pendleton
--' 1 the home of Judge 8. A.' well. who
i.lKo lius been credited with an ambition
to represent the state in the senate.
Marlon county republicans - also are
npltated over tha report that Professor
W. C. Hawley of Willamette university
;i a candidate for cbngres from the
.trst district. Walter Tooxe of Wood
.' burn and C B. Moor ft of gal em have
,.reen open candidates for- seme time, and
. their friends are said to be concerned
lest soother Marion man's entrance Into
the political arena spoil their chances.
The success of Congressman Mc
Cleary of Minnesota, who was a pro
. feasor In the normal school ef Mankato,
--t in the Second dttrlc4 -of that state. Is
said to have spurred the Willaraette
. university faculty, man to strive ' to
- - emulate his example. Professor Haw
."' ley has taken keen Interest In the pol
; it leu of the district of lata and was one
, of the conspicuous figures at the recent
: , Republican peace conference. .
It is said that ' the decision of Mr
. v Geer to select the senatorial office' f of
his choice was due largely to the grow
A Ing Impression- thatXbe Republican noav-
inee who opposes Governor Chamber.
. lain for reelection will have an up-hill
road to travel .The assertion is made
that a number of Republicans who as-
plre to occupy the gubernatorial chair at
, Ralem have been frightened at tha popu-
ltirlty shown by the present chief efc
..' euuUvs. : . :
MAY ASK FOR JURY ANY
y TIME; DECIDES GEORGE
Judge M. C.' Oeorge this morning" de
cided that Presiding Judge Kramer's
order that Juries in misdemeanor cases
should not be allowed unless asked for
. at the time of arraignment was not In
accord with the statutes. This decision
. was given in allowing EL F. Olblin.
charged with selling tobacco to minors,
.. a new trial. r
' Glblln. who acted as his own lawyer.
was tried before Judge Oeorge. sitting
( without a Jury, yesterday morning. The
defendant.- when . he, .Appeared before
Judge Oeorge. demanded a Jury, but
owing to Judge Krsser's 1 recent order.
. .this was not allowed and tha evidence
was submitted. Judge Oeorge announc-,--
a- Ing that he would pass upon the demand
for the Jury later.
Judge Oeorge held that one tried In
the circuit courts on a criminal charge
had a right to be tried before a Jury un-
...... less he waived, that right.
'FOREST GROVE BANK
r ENLARGES ITS FIELD
R..M. Dooly, his son, Frank E. Dooly,
J. LoomM, Mr. Johnston and Mr.
Buxton Jiava organised' the First Na
tional bank' of- Forest Orore and will
r enlarge, the scope, of the private bank
....Urprine, whUik thaj , hn, VAhcretPf otr
" conducted . there. , A charter has been
' secured from the' controller of tha cur
.? rency and the change in the form of
- he business .1s' about effected. R. M.
' Dooly will be president; the cashier has
not been, selected. i . i "
The conditions In Washington coun
ty are' said -to ha such as to detfnund
.. . large, banking., facilities .for Forest
. Grove. . - V i ' ' ' - j
BURTON TRIAL SET FOR '
',' '' (Joeraal Special ServW.I
; .,"!. . fit Louis. Nov. 11. The trial of Sena
. tor J. R. Burton of Kansas for prae-;
. .' tiring before government department
while a t'nlted States senator will be
held November SO. before Judge Vande-
venter tn Bt., Loulsi.. - (
FOUR INDICTMENTS 0
. . IN SUITCASE MURDER
'- ' u ' ' ' tieeraal Special ffnle.) -
Boston, Nov. It. Dr. Perry McLeod,
" T Lewis Crawford. Wllllsm E. Howard
slid Mrs., Mary ,K. Dean were indicted
today in connection with the murder of
Susanne Geary. ... v ,
Balem Caaaery SMballda. ' '
The 'Balem , '.Fruit Canning company
':-"T 'WlH rebuild Ms plant recently horned.
'. expending between I20.00 and 140,00
In the enteiprie. ..The compawy lately
t lost Its plant' by. fire anfl'-suffered a
J Ions of $ 31,o6i, which, however, wss cov-
t. InailrtM-.' Tm .11
i "be modem and the company will be able
. to take care ot the increased quantity of
, frutt rrom Marinn county orchards,
i ii ti i i i i
"" Ceal Salaers' Waat Iaereeee.
t". j. Jeorsl Baeeiel tmtaki l. , -
fittsburg. Pa-. Nov. 11. A denand of
. . -it per cent Increase is to be made by the
misers of the bituminous fields when
t hey meet the operstork la January to
- .arrange the wage scale for the coming
year, according to official announce,
went of the union secretary. - ;
Uaaoe Cases a Feature.
Corvallla. Or., Nov. 11. The Jury list
for the .November term of the Benton
niirity circuit court has been completed.
' Court convenes November IT and Indies
'Hone Ih lhat there will b about 0
rae m the docket, mostly civil. .The
enly features of Interest In slsht for the
tern art the liquor cases to be trleA
SEVERAL ; DAMAGE
SUITS ARE SETTLED
Constitutional Questions Involved in
. Some of the Cases Divorce Pe
i titfon of W.. F, Laisner Is Allowed
and W. H. Wilson Is Found Guilty.
Nearly two hours were required by
Clroult Judges Arthur Fraser, John B.
Cleland and M. C. Oeorge in announcing
decisions, , several ot which involved
constitutional questions, while - others
were of triors or less general intorest.
Judge Oeorge allowed a divorce de
cree to W. F. Laisner who sued Martha
Laisner. ' charging- cruelty.. Mrs.
Laisner had filed a cross complaint, also
alleging cruelty, One-third of the home
property of , tha couple waa allowed
Laisner. - The couple were married on
November 10, 1897, and their only child.
son, was given temporarily into tne
care of its grandmother, Mrs. Orier. The
court fixed tit a month as the sum to
be paid for the care of the child, both
mother and. father to pay equally for
Judge Oeorge refused to allow a new
trial '- In the case of 'Lewis ' Jenkins
a gal net- the .Oregon - Water-Power-
Railway company, Jenkins wss Injured
by being struck by one ot the company's
cars, and a Jury -allowed him 1 2,600
Judge Oeorge also refused a new trial
In the case of A. C. Warden against Ida
C. Bcott. The plaintiff had been allowed
ISO damages..- .
Japan lost In a legal battle against
America, the- same- being 1 witnessed by
Judge Oeorge. The case was that of the
Contracting Engineering company
against H. Ikeda. Tha companywaa al
lowed 1925 damages. . ' The suit had
been brought to recover for the expense
of erecting a loop-the-loop wire, slide at
The Oaks last summer." , i
Judge J. B. Cleland denied the plea of
abatement In the case of William Bray
against Marshall J. Kenney. The de
fendant had been sued for $60,000 dam
ages for moneys' alleged to have been
furnished by the plaintiff and alleged
losses In. business, the two having been
partners in tha land business.
. Judge Cleland found Lou Radabaugh
guilty of fighting within the city limits
Isst March. The fighter, was fined Jit
Judge Cleland denied W. H. Wilson,
found guilty of an assault with a dan
gerous weapon, a new trial. Wilson
waa found guilty of beating Oeorge
Barber over the head with a "bUllo"
one night laat spring in .a north end
diva nrnmafi by tha r1nijnt Bontj.m'S .
will be pronounced Tuesdsy.
Presiding Judge Fraser decided that
James O'Hare. whose wife received; a
divorce a year ago, should pay 18 a
month for the care of a minor child and
1 1 for past, expenses. , .j,,.
Judge Frsser overruled the demurrer
to the amended answer In the ease ef
Blair T. Scott against the Washington
Life Insurance company. Bcott is suing
the company for I63,7l. alleged to be
due him for services rendered while
acting aa tha company's general agent
SAYS CITIZENS WERE
-GUILTY AS PROMOTERS
'Many of the best citliena of Port
land are Just aa guilty of the crime
charged as are these men. -' And our
cltisena can read the laws of tha land
while these defendants cannot"
This statement was made In the cir
cuit court this morning by Attorney
Emmons, when he entered the plea of
guilty to tne cnarge or setting up and
promoting a. lottery for 8. Takata and
K. r-ukagawa. officers of the much.
talked -of Society, of Japanese Art Ad
mirers. - The attorney said that hit
clients were unable to read or under-
advised of the scheme to get rid of
tneir art goods at the exposition by
rrienaa. . hmmoni also aald that mem.
bershlp tickets In the society had been
purchased by hundreds of the leading
citnens or Portland, Uwyers. doctors.
jjmijiBt-rs anq puyinem men.
BOISE Y. M. C. A. BOYS 7
BANISH THE CIGARETTE
H. W. Stone, secretary of the T "M
C. A.', has Just returned from a trln
through Idaho. While at Pocatello he
reorganised the only railroad associa
tion on the-coast There are TOO mem
bers and during Mr. Stone's visit they
isuncnea a izo.ooo building enterprise.
The work Is tn excellent condition.
The Boise association , la one of the
strongest on the coast and in its boys'
work undoubtedly Is the best organised.
They have two baseball leagues end
conduct many DubUc "enterprises. "The
boys' department has ' practically run
cigarette-smoking out of the. town.
Cigarette-smoking has been made an
offense against , the seller and the
smokef alike. . ....',
HIGHBINDER WILL BE V
.HANGED IN MONTANA
- (SpM-tel Dtapetek The Josnial.) (
Bosemsn. Mont, .Nov, 11: It took a
Jury 18 minutes yesterday to dechle La
Sing, a San Francisco highbinder, guilty
of murder In the first degree and today
ha will be sentenced to tleeth. Lu Sing
murdered Tom Sing, a reformer,' last
September, chapping the latter head
open with an ax. Lu. Sing was dls.
patched by a highbinder society of Sun
Francisco- to kill Tom Sing because the
Chinaman had cut of his queue and
adopted American clothes. A feature of
the trlsl was the many women present,
attracted to the trial by the widow of
the dead Chinaman. , '...,
0. R.&N. COMPROMISE IS
. NOT YET ACCEPTED
' Pendleton. Ot.. Nov.-11. Although It
was decided . at arseeret melting-' last
night by the'oounty court to accept the
compromise offer of the O. R. A N. by
a vote of 1 to "1, 'the matter, waa not
decided at I o'clock this ' afternoon
Judge Bean made a strong argument
against the acceptance this morning snd
It was decided by the court to let -the
school board make arguments before
deciding, thua relieving the court of
part ef the responsibility, Asseseor
fltraln.i who raised the -question, said
that he believed the offer would be ac
cepted some time today,, .
- 7 (Journal Special Service.)
Chicago. Nov. 11. The Dally News
correspondent' at St. Petersburg cables
quoting a prominent Russian, present at
the Peterhof conference with the csar,
Wltte insisted .that the minister of
war and the minister of marine be sub
servient, to the premier snd alio de
manded tha resignation of 2t governors.
The csar refused his sanction and Wltte
resigned. The resignation -has not been
accepted. . '''.' .
v Rumors of Witte's fall created a panic
on the. stock exchange. Panic stricken
Jews lira fleeing from the city. Every
bost la thronged. Reactionaries assert
this more of Wltte Is to secure the sup-1
RUNS FOOT RACE WITH TRAIN
' AND IS LEFT IN A CANYON
A Moscow (IdahoV college boy today
was hurrying to Spokane to catch hit
fellow football players there and take
part In the game against the Spokane
High school team. Yesterday the team
from the University of Idaho at Mos
cow was eu route to Bpokaaa and the
train while passing through Potlatch
ettnyon was running so slew that -the
young man made a wager that he could
go to tha rear -of the last car, drop his
hat. dismount from tha train, i pick up
tha headgear Land, then catch the train
afoot. ( ' .:-- . r-.--
The crowd of footballlsts accompa
nied htm to the'end of the train and the
, . (looreal Special Service.)
- Philadelphia. Nov.. 11. Harvard and
Pennsylvania met this afternoon before
1S.0OO people. Excellent weather pre
vailed. - Pennsylvania scored first. Lam
son carrying the ball over the line in
less than two minutes after the start
of the game.: A goal was then klpked.
Brill scored for Harvard after a series
of fast plays, and a goal waa kicked.
Harvard's steady advance was blocked
by strong raletance. - The playing was
desperate. Barker was disqualified for
slugging Bhcble. At tha end of tha first
FORMER PORTLAND EDITOR
IS DEAD IN BUTTE "
Cornelius P.. Taylor, Who , Pub-
lished the East Portland
Star, Passes Away. '
fSneelal Dieeatch to Tee Journal.)
Butte, Mont, Nov. 11. Cornelius P.
Taylor, a Justice of the peace, died here
yesterday as ar result of s general break
ing down of the system. - He waa 70
vears old. He wss born in Tennessee
and- went to California tn.' 11(1, where
he was one of the leading lawyers and
was a auperior Judge.
' Taylor waa a witness to the Broderlck
Terry duel and wss always a strong par
tisan of Judge Terry, claiming that sen
ator Broderlck took undue advantage.
Ha went to Portland. Oregon, where he
waa one of the leaning- attorneys. He
edited the . East Portland Star and hla
paper was the most quoted In the state.
He was a contemporary of - Senator
Mitchell and strongly opposed him. He
took great pleasure In Mitchells con
viction of land frauds recently.
J laiJQTJftroeto Bttejn0dhai
Deen justice or tne peace inno isrms
He was a strong southern Democrat
Until 16 yesrs ago he was one of the
best known men on tha coast Tha re
mains will be held here until relatives
In California can be heard from.
BIG CROWD GATHERED
FOR STANFORD GAME
fJoanut Soeeta! Berries.)
Palo Alto, CaL, Nor. 11. Palo Alto
la entertaining the largest "orowd In her
history. The town la elaborately deco
rated with cardinal and blue and gold
In honor of the competing teama. The
number of people arrived at noon Is
estimated at It, 000. It la expected that
20,000 will aee the game.-
It waa foggy thia morning but cleared
off fins. Betting slightly favors Cali
fornia, but Stanford haa strong support
ers who believe that victory will be
with the home team. - Rooters are mak
ing as much noise aa possible bit every
thing is harmonious. -
Crowds have been viewing Stanford
buildings and grounds during the day.
Many will remain over night to attend
the beauty show at Assembly hall this
evening. California has shown up best
In preliminary' games, but Stanford haa
been strong and hopes to win. ,
- ".' To Prevent Transfer.
J. S. Beckwlth aV Co. has -begun suit
In tbs circuit court against the Gal Ice
Consolidated, Mines company to prevent
tha-transferring or zt.noe Khares or the
company's stock. - The -complaint avers
that on October ID. iyoo, Keckwltn pur
chased the shares from R. C. Yenney
snd K. B. Osyaor and thst the next dsy
ths stocks disappeared from His' desk.
It is alleged that the mining company
waa notified of the disappears nee of the
shares and that It is now planning to
transfer them,. . The stock Is said to be
worth (1,600. .
, Sesaarrer Saatsiaed.
Sheriff T. M. Word may not recover
from the fjounty tha money he expended
lit . closing the gambling houses of the
city. Several weeks ago, through At
torney H. E. McGinn, Word filed suit In
the circuit court against ths county ask
ing fin .SI expended by Word person.
ally Hi closing the gambling dens. Dis
trict Attorney Manning filed a demurrer
to the complaint and this morning Pre
siding Judge Fraser' sustained thin de
murrer. - Attorney McGinn asked leave
to file an amended complaint '
Kill employe Kurt. -
Philip ApneT, an employs at the In-
msn-Poulsen mill, fel) from an elevator
at the mill yestsrdsy a distance (if H
feet and waa ' badly- bruised. His . In
juries, however, are not regarded as
serious. Us is at fit Vincent hospital.
port of tha Radicals. Jewish bankers
called upon Witte. The premier looked
ghastly.. Ha denied the rumors of the
proposed massacre af the Jews and as.
sured the callers that every means will
be taken to orotect their lives. .
By clever handling of the press Wlttel
has stopped practically all opposition
among the people.. The papers all print
excerpts from American and Europeas
papers praising tha premier.
At Ekaterlnoslav It ia estimated that
during the three days' , anti-Semltio
riots by a .mob - the .Jews killed
number 1(0, with many wounded; 15
Russians were killed and 85 wotinded.
Nearly 200 shops and , 160 residences
were destroyed., ,"
attempt was made. He made a gallant
race against the speed of the engine and,
although It was going up a heavy grade,
tha college man waa pot ' quite fast
enough to overtake !C '
Hla companions frantically palled the
bell cord, but the engineer paid no at
tention to the signal and onward sped
the ca rs, leaving tha football ' player
steading on -the track 10 miles from
any station and facing the prospect . ef
missing ths game today at Spokane.
, It la presumed - that he, made the
Journey 'afoot and at aome time ' today
reached the Falls City to take part In
thai game. '
IN FIRST OF
OF BIG ELEVENS
half, the score stood: . Pennsylvania,
Harvard, C . ,
KX the beginning of tha second half,
Teddy Roosevelt. Jr., end on tha fresh
man team, trotted onto field In a -uniform
with the suba and team. '
Final Harvard S; Pennsylvania It. "
. Following are other scores:
First half Michigan IS. Ohio State
First half Princeton S, Cornell 0.
f First- halt Carlisle .West Polnt t.
Final Tale 11, Brown 0.
NIGHT AUTO RACING IS
TO BE STOPPED
Police Enforce State Law That
Requires" Auto Numbers to
v' : - Be on Light. V ;;
Seven automobilea were lined up In
front of the police station, at Second and
Oak streets, this morning and
chauffeurs waited the official pleasure
Those arrested are: J. CV Harrison, R.
Becker, E. D. Jorgenson, K. I Mann, H.
B... Hewitt,. & Van , Aletyne. and C U
Croaaen. '- They were released on cash
The arrest of these men marked the
beginning of a polios .crusade against
tha speeding of automobiles at night.
Arrests for exceeding tha eight-mile
limit fixed by law In the day time have
been frequent, but at night It is diffi
cult to read tha numbers. A state law
provldea that -automobiles shall be
equipped, at night with lanterns, show
ing a white light in front and a red
light In tha rear, with tha number of
the machine serosa the glass of-the
front light. -
- B"fpra..FoVci Judge Cameron this
morning the defendants 'were rep're?
sented by Attorney - Strowbrtdge, who
entered a plea- of , guilty, , lor all. but
Crossen.' ....... ''" ' '
' Deputy ' , District , Attorney Strow-
brldge proposed, that the fines be re-
m4teee-ttnd--ria-lef endantir paid the
eosta. ",,.'.-' : .
Crossen' wanted to withdraw tha plea
Of not guilty and plead guilty, . but
Judge Cameron refused to allow
plea to be changed, r ...
JOINTIE HIGGINS ;
HELD TO GRAND JURY
"Jolntle" HIgglns, 'groundkeeper Tor
the Portland baseball club, after a sen
sational preliminary hearing, thia after
noon before Police Judge Cameron, was
bound over to the grand jury to answer
to the charge of asssult and battery
upon Ben C. Ely, secretary of the club.
Judge Cameron, after hearing argument
by Dan J. Malarkey, special prosecutor.
and Superior Judge W. W. McCredle
of Vancouver, brother-in-law of Hlggln.
stated that It was his belief that the
maximum fine of 150 allowed for pun
ishment of the offense alleged, when
tried In the police court, was lnsuffl
dent. In the clroult court the fine' may
be made 1500. .1
MISS PRESCHERN VALUES
PROMISE TO WED HIGHLY
' ' . '
Miss May R. Preschern, by her attor
ney, Henry E, McUInn, haa Instituted aa
action in the circuit court to recover
$25,000 damages from Oeorge W. Beyle,
a traveling . man, on . allegation of
breach of promise. The complaint was
filed this morning, and when the sheriff
Is abla to find the knight of the grip
who Is nsmed aa defendant, the papers
will be served. Miss Preschern says
lhat en August 27, of this year, Bevla
declared the match off. .
. WIN EVERY DEMAND
.pec!at DUeatch te The Jim real.)
Seattle, Nov, 1 1. -r After a atrtke last
ing since the first of May .last, the
Northwestern Brewers' association and
tha striking brewers signed an agree
ment at noon today. Although neither
side will disouss the matter. It la posi
tively known that the strikers won
every point. Including an eight-hour
day. closed shop and employ union men
only In the future. -
Roads around Sticky ars being Im
proved. Judging by the name, they
needed. It. j . -. .
INFLUENTIAL FIRM IS f
, ADDED TO CITY'S LIST
Other Important Investments Ex
pected to Result From Coming of
Pennsylvania Men JVho Command
Large Resources. '''""
B. E. Wrenn haa aold hla one-half in
terest in .the Multnomah Trunk tc Box
factory to Cook brothers of Cookvllle.
Pennsylvania, for 190,000. The Cooks
are already Interested lt Portland by
ownership of a large part of the stock
in the Pacific, States Packing company,
and are aald to be Very wealthy.
The Multnomah Trunk tc Box factory
la at tha foot of Bancroft street one
mile south from the postofflce building,
and consists of a tract of 00 feet on the
water front running 7(0 feet back to
the Macadam roadway.1 The Yamb.Ul
division of the Southern Pacific com
pany runs across tha tract and there is
a dock 100 feet wide on thi' property.
The plant la composed of a sawmill,
veneer factory,- trunk factory, dry kiln,
atable, office, boiler house . and ware
house. - It adjoina the property of the
Oregon A Washington Lumber company.
Mr. Wrenn's partner was F. A. Douty,
who retains an Interest. The Cooks are
aald to have acquired a two thirds con
trol. "... , i '.--...-',.:, iAfJ.-.
Prior to selling, lhe company nut It In
thorough repair and moat of tha build
Ings are covered with, corrugated Iron,.
with the engine and boiler-house located
far enough away from other buildings to
prevent danger., from. jflrei: ,
wr. wrenn. Who received 10,000 tor
hla half Interest, Is said to contemplate
the immediate Investment of the money.
"The Cooks era financially able to take
hold of any proposition that appeals Jo
them and It la said that their Innuence
will be exerted to Induce other Penn-sylv-miana
to come her and Invest
GOOD ROADS CONVENTION
'' (Special Mieatrh te Tae Joorsat) '
Walla Walla. Wash., Nov. 11. The
Washington Good . loads association
convention earns to a close last night
by tha selection of North Taklma aa tha
next meeting place and the election of
offlcera for. the next - two year.t)n
ex-Governor M. C. Moore's motion the
old officers of the association were
unanimously chosen as follows: PresK
dent, Samuel R. Hill of 8eattle; vice
president, J. H. McOraw of , Seattle;
secretary, James B. - Melkle; treasurer,
N. B. Coffrosn of Tacoroa.'""' :
The delegates spent two hours yester
day afternoon Inspecting tha mile : of
macadamised road west of the city and
visiting the penitentiary. Fort Walla
Walla, Whitman college and ether points
of Interest about tha city.. The, conven
tion reconvened at I o'clock and several
speakers down on tha program gave
addresses, . i
HERE'S. A CHANCl TO fAKt A LITTLK SAIRA MONET
StRC WANTtD:- TWO YOUNG HtN OF GENTEEt
e,Pf AfANCE. TO POf A MODEL, FOR A PROniNFNT
I ' THAT Cj-uiNDe. toanMiiejMC I w w II HiMnivtus V.
t r--o'iR6vrUmENESSMAYl 1 Tnn rS eehind the rS YiX- J
w i 1 1 sar-s rifkt rAsiwi c. w n 1 1 1 a c r s 1 w vr w -
, . HOW 00 YOU LIKE ( ' JmS '. ( . . THrOW OUT YOUR .
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WOULD RESERVE FUNDS
FOR EMERGENCY CASES
Tieton Scheme Is Also Killed Of
ficials Now Considering the Sunny
side Canal Project in ths Yakima
Valley to Cost Million snd a Half.
(Wuklagtos Boreas ef The Journal.)
Washington'. Nov. It Contrary to
expectations, Secretary Hitchcock today
declined to - approve the Tieton and
Okanogan -irrigating -projecto In Wash
ington. Secretary Hitchcock refused to
approve, there projects on tha ground
that the coat of -reclamation would be
about tl. 800,000, which Is mora than the
reclamation fund could, stand at mis
time. - .
Ho" admits that. 11.600,000 Is not SI
per cent of tha total amount of money
contributed by the Washington reclama
tion fund, but inalsta that to begin work
on the Tieton and Okanogan projects
would leave him Without a reserve fund
with which tq meet emergency cases In
Waahlngton. ' .,
Secretary Hitchcock Insists that"- It
would' not be businesslike for' him to
go shead and expend tha Washington
portion of the reclamation fund with
out reserving a balance with which to
meet emergency cases. - For Instance, ha
believes in always keeping a good sum
of money on hand with-which to re
lieve distressed homestesdere by buy
ing up neighboring canals; ' thus alle
viating conditions and protecting home
steaders. No other reason la assigned
for the defeat, of these two projects.
There is now pending before the sec
retary the Sunnyslda canal project.
which Involves the purchase of the
8unnyslde canal In Taklma valley and
which la now in private hands.- Thia
project contemplates tha reclamation
of 40,000 acree of land and It la esti
mated the total oost will be ll.SOO.000f
JAPAN NOW SOCIALISTS
(Jooraat Special terries.)
Washington. Nov. 11. A member of
the Russian revolutionary committee of
this city has received a cablegram from
an agent In Japan declaring that 10,000
Russian soldiers held captive there have
embraced the beliefs of socialism and
will enlist uader the red flag when they
return to Russia. - ; ..
-v Sloaes "fos giIatOTrs. St
Roselle Knott has offered the boxes at
the Msrquam theatre for tonight's per
formance of"When Knighthood Was In
Flower, to lhe winning " team of " thts
afternoon's game between' Willamette
university . and the Multnomah club.
They In turn will have the privilege of
extending the courtesy to the detested
team. Miss Knott is sn nthuslsstlc
lover of the sport and woaid sooner see
game of football-, than - play ' Mary
Tudor, which ia saying a good deal. She
haa aeen most of. the big eastern games.
HALL - ROOM -
AH nrX.VACMROf0. YOW WISH FOR MODELS I
PoruiU Piloted and Placed
NATURAL ROUTE VIA
; OREGON METROPOLIS
Northern Pscific Official Reluctantly :
Admits That Better Service) Can Bs T
Secured Via O.R.& N. Line. From
' Sound' : . '
("peclat IUtpatch te The Joaroal.) ' '
Colfax,-Wash., Nov. 11. The defend
ants are now "at bat" in the railroad
Investigation before the atste. railroad
commission and the railroads are show
ing that conditions are not nearly no
bad M painted by the state's witnesses.
Portland hss been clearly shown to be
the natural ' gateway - between coast 7
points and eastern,- Wsshtngtoa and
that the natural route for shipments
from the sound to this section is via '
the Oregon metropolis. , .
Henry Blakeley, , western traffic man
ager of the Northern Paolflo, with head
quarters at Tscoma. testified that thia
ia ths case although he reluctantly ad
mitted it, as It is an admission, that ..
better service csn be secured over tha
O. R. eV N, via Portland than over his
own rosd. . ,..
The sensation of the morning session
was the actual .Impeachment . of the "
testimony of M. H. Hawkins of the Cres-
cent City , Manufacturing - company . of
Seattle in regard to shipments of his -firm
being routed via Portland against '
the wishes of his firm and that he had
been unable to get goods shipped to
eaatern Washington points on tha O. R. -Jk.N.
Vta the Oreat Northern for err
months. Hawkins with a grant flourish -piled
upon the desk of the commission
ers great pllea of shipping bills when
asked for blUa-ahowlng shipments made '
via Portland. These were exsmlned by
Mr. Blakeley last night and found . to
contain MOO bills but only 11 of these
wers routed: via Portland, -
Three bills for goods shipped In Sen- . ,
terobee and October last te Ttkoa and
Rockford on the O, R. A N. line via 'the
Oreat Northern . were found In thesa
bundles, thus flatly contradicting testis
mony given under oath, by Mr, Hawkins .
inn ma nrm naa not Deen able to get a
single shipment made' to these points " .
via the Oreat Northern in the last six
months. The hearing will probably not
close before Monday night.
C0RVALUS ROOTERS GO
MO EUGENE IN FORCE
(flee-tal Dheatrlt te The Josrsal.)-
fnlversity - of Oregon, Eugene, ' Or.,
N ovt-1 t. The spectet traln-of -II- ears
from Corvallla with tha O. A. C. rooters
arrived at Eugene at- 11:80 o'clock to
day. The crowd numbering more than
800.. all wore Corral lis colors and en
thuslssm la running high.. All 'Eugene
turned-out to. welcome the visitors and
the streets present a' holiday awpear
anosu All betting la even up with Eu-"
gene tha favorite. V-
WOULD BE PLEASED TO POE FOR
OF COUr.WE RE NOT PRO' -
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