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THE OREGON DAILY .' JOURNAL, PORTLAND. THURSDAY EVENING. DECEMBER T, 1905.
DESERT TO BLOOf.1
AS GARDEH SPOT:
Approval of East Umatilla Irri
; gation .Project by Government
Will Settle Large Area. - -
THIRTY THOUSAND ACRES '
j : UNDER THE TWO SYSTEMS
Two Thousand Acres of the Inland
. Irrigation' Company's Property
Affected by Reclamation Project
Needed aa Reservoir Ske. '
S ("pedal Dlapatra to Tb Jowatl.) -Pendleton.
Or.. Deo. t. Through th
J : approval of th East Umatilla Irrigation
i project by Secretary Hitchcock the
1 - northwestern section of Umatilla county
1 destined to become the garden apot of
all eastern Oregon. There will ap-
proximately r 10,000 acres of -land open
for eettleeinnt when the government
croJect and that of the Furnish com
cany- are completed. Urider the plans
. as proposed at present about 1 0.0 00
i acres will be redeemed by the govern-
i ment through its reservoir enterprise,
end about half that amount wiH ba re-
claimed through flood irrigation by the
Inland Irrigation company, or wnicn w,
; J. Fiirnlnh ia the head.
The section that is to be improved by
5- -the East -Umatilla -project -ia-going to
become the garden spot or eastern ure
J aron. By soil, climate-and transporta
i tlon connections It Is fitted for such and
It la believed that upon the reclamation
3 if the now arid land the country will
4 become densely settled, r-. -!
- About 2,000 acres of the Inland com
" pany's land will be affected through the
' government project. Of thla amount
: 1,005 acrea will be needed by the gov
' ' ernment for a reservoir site and the
' company has offered to sell It to the
, government, although no prlca haa ever
, been agreed upon. a ,
? , Aatde , from the reservoir site the
: company will probably have to sell off
, about BOO acres of their land which
; -will fall 'under the 'government reaer
j voir; , Th . remainder of the company
land will not .be affected, and will be re
st claimed through flood irrigation as orig
. Inally Intended by .the company. The
work on the company ditch Is now about
.' half completed and will probably be An-'
;. Jshed by February 1. Something over
125.000 haa already been expended In the
',' work, ,- '....:-'
JURY DECIDES CRIME
' , WAS MANSLAUGHTER
At I o'clock this afternoon th
Jury in the -esse of the state
against Klnta Kasaoka, accused
of murdering a countryman In a
north end resort,' brought In
verdict of guilty of manalaughter.
The Jury went out at 10:60 thl
morning. 81z ballots- were taken.
In the .first, one Juror stood Sor
murder in the first degree and
two for murder In the second de
gree. The decision as finally ar
rived at was not a surprise to
those who had watched th prog
ress of th case.
Wtf Alleges Crnelty. -;
Rosa Freeman has begun a suit In the
circuit court for a divorce from Henry
In this city October tS, 1901. She 1-
.. . br,i Knth crnettv and rieaertlon. flev-
era! accusations are cited In th com
plaint, when Freeman is alleged to have
rtruck his wire.
WHEN THE WORLD IS YOUNG.
'' " . 1 Obprrtfht, ' lOO. by AoMrieaa-Jotnaal-EiaaUMt. ... . ...
"An, Willi, you don't know wot It ia tr be a
orphan."... ., ,
"I don't, heyt Alnt me mudder one of then
her woman lecturer, an' me fdr er newspaper
edltorr -.. '
.. oCSJil IK in i if I'-fi;
- "-WHat d trouDIa, hnmpy7"
Z-lk4 do jen art awallowect
SAD STORY OF STRUGGLE OF
OLD PEOPLE WITH POVERTY
Bowed by the weight of " nearly
100 years, almost blind and Totally help
less,... Robert Hardy, aged OS, and his
wife, aajtxl 0$ years, await the setting of
life' sun. . They have been- living in a
tent near Northern Hill station on the
St. Johns car line. Their Thanksgiving
was a cheerless one and the outlook for
Christmas Is not. cheerful.
A son, Robert, who Is nearly TO years
old,- la struggling to support his own
family and hla aged parents as well.
Robert Hardy, the younger, la a plas
terer, and once there were, few local
tradesmen better than he. But owing to
1ils advanced years he cannot command.
Digit wages nor is ne BDie to Beep at
work steadily. IUs wife .was a trained
OFFERS $ 1 ,500 A MONTH FOR
: FIFTH AND WASHINGTON CORNER
Mrs. Barrett Fallng today was of
fered $1,600 a month rental for th 50
by 100 feet at th corner of Washing
ton and Fifth streets, of which SO by (0
feek is occupied by the Knight Shoe
company, 20 by SO by Lot Swettand as
a candy store, and 60 by 60 on Fifth
street by. several smaller businesses.
Frame buildings only two stories high
stand on.th property. Mrs. Fallng in
formed W. A. Knight, president of the
shoe company, of her offer, and gav
him th refusal on the property at that
rate of rental. This afternoon at I
o'clock he told Mrs. Fallng that he
could not pay auch a rental and that if
necessary he would move to- another lo
" If th property b estimated ss to
value upon l,609"a month or $18,000
a year rental, on even the ' high basis
of 10 per cent, th property would be
rated at $3,600 a front foot on Washing
LARGE WHEAT TRACT
PURCHASED AT EUREKA
' (Special Dtepatrb to Tat Journal.)
Walla Walla. Wash.. Dec 7. -Grots
Bros., on of thj biggest firm o.f wheat
raisers in Walla Walla county, yester
day completed the purchase of the C B.
Upton wheat farm, on Eureka flat. The
Upton farm consists ' of approximately
6,000 acres of land lying between Pleas
ant View and Kureka Junction and the
price paid waa $101,000, or very nearly
$30 an acre, Mr. Upton haa grown rich
farming these lands and will now re
tire from active farming aa his health
has been poor for several months. Orote
Bros, have been farming th Plckard
lands an th flat and have made a for
tune th past few years. . i-
FORMULA THAT CURED '
FAMILY OF SMALLPOX
Quarantined with Ave cases of small
pox In his family, a man now living
In Portland used the following proscrip
tion, effecting cures of all who were
affected and preventing himself from
taking th dlseas: ,
Sulphate of sine, one grain; digitalis.
on grain; sugar, half a teaapoonful.
Dissolve in a win glasa of soft water
or water that haa been boiled - and
cooled; take a teaapoonful every hour.
By us of th foregoing either small
pox or scarlet fever, so It Is claimed,
will "disappear In 13 hours. - For chil
dren the dose should be reduce daccQni-
sTw Walla Walla' Jail. -
(Special.. Diana tea to The Joarnal.)
Walla Walla, Wash.. Dep.. 7. Th
county commissioners yesterday adopted
a set of plana for Walla Walla county's
proposed jail building, which will be
rected early In th spring at a cost of
about $30,000. Th new Jail will be
entirely separate from th courthouse. '
d only 'laii w
nilrse before her marriage and haa de
voted much of her- time of lata to the
car of her husband1 parents. But the
years of work - are telling on her,
too, and she. like her husband, la not
able to withstand the strain er hard
labor aa In her younger day.
When th case waa Investigated by a
Journal reporter several daya ago, Rob
ert Hardy spurned the suggestion of
having the old people sent to the county
farm. He said that he was willing to
work day and night. If hla health would
permit, for hla sged father and mother.
Ho also aald that hla wife waa still will
ing to continue in her labors of love In
the care of th helpless old couple. '
But the future Is not rosy.
ton. ' Such rating. In .th opinion of
moat well-informed men, 1 much too
high. ' Mrs. Fallng received .th offer
through a broker and did not at the
time know' who wanted th property.
J. H. Peterson today gav . an option
on hla 76 by 100 feet of property on
Fourth at reft, between Waahlngton and
Alder, th Fourth street part of th
store of Llpman, Wolf at Co., for $160,
000. Mr. Peterson bought It a few
months ago for $110,000, and will
therefor realise $40,000 profit. If the
option be closed. This is at th rat of
$2,000 a front foot, and th lots, have
on them a first-class brick building five
stories high. - Such a valuation Is, un
doubtedly low, and It la claimed that
If this option be not closed, other offers
as jtood will hastily be mad by broker
wno are ready to buy lor intending In-
vestora. Mr. Peterson does not know
for whom th option waa taken.
QUINTON STICKS TO
POST DESPITE WEDDING
Patrolman John Qulnton wanted to at
tend a wedding yeaterday afternoon.
"I would like to get (Of f for about an
hour this afternoon. he told th cap
tain In charge. ."There Is going to be a
wedding and they expect me there."
It should.be noted that a short while
sgo Patrolman Qulnton . was asalgnedj
w uuij ii me city nan ana in aisune
tlon of th honor conferred upon him Is
allowed to wear a cap instead of a hel
met. Th captain informed him that he
would be permitted to attend th wed
ding, but that some other patrolman
would have to be stationed at th city
hall during his absence; ...
"What!" exclaimed th veteran police
man In surprise. "Somebody have to
be placed at the city hall durlnc mv
absence Well, then, I guess I'll let the
Patrolman John Qulnton waa not ab
sent from his post of -duty at th city
' ' ' Bonaparte Confirmed.
" (Journal Special ervtce.t
Washington. D. C, Dec, 7. The senate
confirmed the appointments of Secre
tary of th Navy Bonaparte ; and As
sistant Secretary Newberry. "
CZAR TO EJECT STRIKERS
FROM THEIR RESIDENCES
Jooraal Special Service.
.St. Petersburg, Deo. 7. Th
minister - of the Interior- has
warned striking employes that
they will be 'compelled to vacate
their residences December II un
less they return to work.
! wanter buy er savings bank." -:
Yes, what kindf"
"De kind wot er kld'a parent can't break operr.'
.jr com loiowbroUier.
hr tocklnaV" - . -
Those' in Street-Cleaning; be
partment Unite in: Demand for
Fifty Cents a Day More.
INCREASE WILL BE . V
. - GRANTED PROBABLY
Several Councilmen Favor the Idea
and If Tbia Petition la Heard All
Other Municipal Workingmen Will
Be Benefited. 1 . '
laborers In ; th street cleaning de
partment are preparing a petition to be
presented to th olty council asking for
a salary of $1.60 a day, an Increase of
60 cents a day over th wage they now
receive. . There are .61 laborer In 4hl
department and all of them are said to
be neartlly in favor of the Increase.
They declare that living -expenses are
so high In Portland that It Is Impossible
for them to support their, families' on
$$ a' day. and It la necessary for -them
to recelv mora, pay. ' - 1
Several. month ago Councilman Bald
ing introduced a resolution in th city
council providing for an Increase In- the
salaries of laborer employed by the
city, but It was decided that there were
Insufficient funds in th city treasury to
meet the proposed expense.
-It I said that th laborer will make
their plea to the ways and mean com
mittee of . the couneil who will scruti
nise the estimates of expense for next
year and fix ' the: tax levy. Several
members of the council have already
expressed themselves as favorable to
the plea of th laborers v - , ,r , .
If the salaries of the laborers In the
street cleaning department are tnoreaaed
the same wages will be paid laborers In
other departments of tha city.." There
are 66 laborers employed In th 'water
department, 20 in the engineering de
partment, 14 in the City park and two
In the pound department, which to
gether with, those of th street cleaning
department makes a total of 16 men
affected by this raise. Thl would en
tail an additional expense to the city of
$1,7 a month.
DESERVED PROMOTION FOR
Heney's Right-Hand-Man Made
Special Agent of Interior
I Department. . - .
Thomas B. Neuhausen, who haa ren
dered valuable services Ho the govern
ment In the land fraud prosecutions.
received a telegram yeaterday from
Washington advising shim that he had
been promoted to b special agent of th
interior department, the promotion tak
ing effect from December 1.- Thl Is
the third time within It months that
Mr. neunausen naa neen promoted, rinl I
the seal and ability he haa shown In un
earthing the land frauds and In gather
ing; evidence for use In the trials. ... F.
J. Heney has been highly appreciative
of the valuable assistance rendered by
Neuhausen and the recognition accorded
to the latter doubtless has been due In
part to Heney's Influence with Secre
Neuhausen haa been In the Interior
department sine March 1. 1000. when
he was appointed special agent at Ash
land, Wisconsin. In October, 1003, he
was made special agent. at Th Dalles,
Oregon, and In. September, 1004, he was
placed In charge of all th special agents
In this state. Another promotion cam
In April, 1006, when he wa made In
spector of United States land offices
and surveyors-genersL The latest pro
motion, of which he was sd vised yester
day, carries with It an Increase of $600
Practically all of th evidence In the
prosecution of Congressman Williamson
was. secured by Neuhausen. For several
months after he had- worked up that
case he was occupied in Investigating
the Boaeburg land office, and It wss the
result of his work there that J. H. Booth
and J. T. Bridges, the former register
and receiver of the Office?, were sus
pended and finally discharged.- When
ever F. J." Heney and W. J. Burns have
been absent from the state Neuhausen
'has been In charge of th land-fraud
RYAN SUMMONED BY
. INSURANCE COMMITTEE
(Jmrnal Speeial RerTtr.l '
New Tork, Dec 7. Paul D. Cravath
attorney for Thomaa. F. Byan, waa la
consultation with Attorney Hughe be
fore th Insurance session which- opened
this morning It is reported that Byan
will be a witness. John A. Hvland.
bookkeeper of the-Mutual Reserve, was
questioned In regard to the entries
charged to the estate of Edward B. Har
per, tonnfr preaiaent. lt
- Jerome visited the Insurance Invest!
gating committee today and asked Chair
man Armstrong where -he could obtain
the ' minutes of the proceedings up. to
date. He refuted to, discuss his prob-
To Prevent Crnelty. '
In a letter addressed ' to Chief of
Police Orltxmacher, th directors of the
Oregon Humane society incloa a reso
lution asking him- to see that all mem.
hers of the force are Instructed in their
duties as regards preventing cruel treat
ment of animals and cruelty In arrest-
Ing men.. Th communication Is signed
by w. T. Hhannanan, Emma J. Weslty, A
Berg, Otto J. Kraemer and O. Lomhurd.
Chief Orltsmacher had- the resolution
placed on the board and read to th
three relief py their respective captain.
SMELT A. DOLLAR AND
t: 'r A HALF A POUND
' Columbia river smelt $1.60 a
pound. This is the prlc that
rilled today In the retail mar-
'. ket for the. first- fw pounds of
Athls famous flh to arrive In
Portland from the Cowlits this
Sffflsnn. In time of plenty th
price to?- low as 1 cent
pound. .There are about seven
Ash to th pound, weight, mak-... 4
ing the present cost of each fish
. over $0 cent a
PEASf AKD G.GE FILE
Reply to Suit of Insurance Qom
pany That Seeks to Recover
' From Former Agent. ;
. Attorneys F. T. 'Yveemen and J. C.
Veasl thla mornings filed answers on
behalf of Lauren Peas and B. W. Uage,
who are betnc sued by th St. Paul Fir
aV Marin Inaurance .company lor 11,044,
Peas wa formerly local agent ror the
insurance company, and Gag was his
surety. It Is alleged by th company,
in a civil suit brought against Paase,
that he used th company.' fund to
tha- extent of the above tamej sum
Th surety bond Tor Peas waa signed
hv Oaae on June Z4 last, r
It Is stated, in v Peasea answer mat
the bond In queation waa signed on the
date named - between Cbrlatenson, Ed'
wards aV Qoodwln. managers of th m
surancs company, and B. W. Gage; that
Lauren Pease waa the- sol , member of
th firm conducted aa Lauren Pease A
Co.: that --he was- entitled, under the
terms of his contract with tha company.
"to deduct a commission of 10 per cent
of the gross premiums for policies is.
sued, to deduct nis ' postage ana to re
turn premiums-paid by him on canceled
policies; tbst he became indebted to th
managers, after th reductions had been
mad, of about $800 sine th signing
of th bond by Osga.", Ths signing
states that Pease does not know - ta
amount of business carried on by him
prior to June 24. . "
In the anawer of B. W. .Oaae. he states
that one of the term of th company
waa that the surety should, be given
a regular monthly statement of the
business dealings of th firm, .but that
the insurance company-never gave htm
such monthly reports. - He also say a
that Tease s being sued for alleged
hortagea that are said to have occurred
prior to his (Oage's) . signing of the
surety onds. . . ' t.. ' ,.- . (
CRUELTY CHARGES TO
BE. CLOSELY PROBED
Officers of th Juvenile court sre In
vestigating the charges of cruel treat
ment of ' Amos . Frank by hla father,
William O. Frank, who resides at 620
Starr street. Th complaint wa signed
bjj Mrst Frank yesterday and during th
nal yesterday afternoon abatements
were mad which cause tha officers -to
think that perhaps an effort waa being
made, by. Mrs. Frank to secure th care
of th boy. i
Th Franks were divorced three years
ago. The father , was awarded th car
f th children. Amos, aged IS. and
Frank, now 11, and Wilbur, years old.
During thet trial yesterday afternoon
Frank said 'that his brdther nad fallen
down the step of their home several
day ago "and Injured himself. Mrs.
Frank accused her husband of having
truck th boy, but thl 1 denied by
htm. Th statement of th younger
brother yesterday caused th officers of
th court to wonder if Mrs. Frank was
not trying to hatch a achem to obtain
the care of the eldest boy. Detention
Officers Mrs. Trumbull and H. H. Haw
ley were ordered, by Judge Fraser to
make a thorough Investigation oi me
CSS : - . ' .
LISTS STILL OPEN FOR
CONTRIBUTIONS TO JEWS
Contribution for th relief of perse
cuted Jews tn Bussla aresuiipinjs.
" V,r.lr..i,M,i..iiii nrrrr.TfTrr
of the continued outrages In Bussla the
list will remains-open for subscriptions
for an Indefinite period. -Treasurer Ben
Selling report th following recent con
J. W. Loder, Oregon City, $1; cash, $1;
Ann Kanlsher, raffle of dolly, $4.40;
Junior-league, Lafayette. $1; .oung
Women's Christian Association, $10; Mr.
Eastes. Tualatin; $1. - '
The total amount subscribed through
th local committee Is about $11,000,
WALLA WALLA TO HAVE
DRY SUNDAYS IN FUTURE
(RDerlal Dlanatck t The Journal.)
Walla Walla. Wash., Dec 7. Chief of
Police Brown was Instructed by the po
lice committee of thTouncil yesterday
to enforce the Bunday closing law here
after In Walla Walla. The action of th
council in making Walla Walla a dry
town wa followed by a big protest
from $00 cltlsens, filed Tuesday night.
asking that the law be .observed aa fat
as saloon are cencemed. Saloon men
are' taking th matter ' philosophically,
but declare the action of the council will
make a dead town out of Walla Walla,
GOVERNOR AGREES TO
EXTRADITE J. L HILL
Rneclal Diana teh to The Journal. 1
Salem, Or., Dec. 7i--Oovernor Cham
berlain has reconsidered his action on
the requisition for J. L. Hill, wanted in
Alabama on th charge of embesxllng
partnership funds. He will honor the
requisition and Issue th .warrant. Hill
was arrested at La Grande.
TOM LAWS0N CALLED
, BEFORE GRAND JURY
- . -
(Joornal Special Karviee.)
Boston, Deo. 7. Thomas W. Lawson
was called beforth grand Jury this
morning. He waa supposed to give evi
dence tn behalf of . a counter suit 1 for
criminal .libel against Clarence Barron,
proprietor of 'th Barron Boston News
Bureau.. i i : . '. - .
PLAYER IS KILLED
loorsat giwelal arnica.) t
Bridgeport, Conn., . Dec. 7. Leo - Mi
Nally, aged 11, the football player whose
back wss broken In a football game on
Thanksgiving day, died this afternoon.-
, , " i ' i i i I, K
JTsw Basement for School. .
The following- permit for., bulldlnn
have been Issued: Iortland school dis
trict, basement for High school, corner
East Washington and East Thirteenth
streets, cost 112,006; Mrs. A. Crnndall.
cottage on Villard avenue, cost 11.400:
C, C Newcastle, repair to - dwelllna.
ZS Harrison street, coat 1400; Osmer
Middleton, cottsge, Alblna near Killings
worth avenues, cost IS00;- T. W. Lead-
better, shop, Madison near Eront street,
jtoibed Telephone Bos. "T ",' 4
In Judg FYaser's court this after
noon Ernest Sldler plaad4- ability- to
robbing a telephone box of several dol
lars' worth" of nickel. It wns Bldler's
second appearance before Judge Frsser
n th charg of stealing, and h waa
severely reprimanded' by th court-Hs
w aentent-e to-an tndstennlnat term
Memters Do Not Support Mayor
In His Plan to Restrict '
Fire Protection. '
- ' EAST SIDE STATIONS
Plan o! Chief Executive to. Poatpon
Eatablishing of EaJt Side 'Police
Headquarters Alao Meet Oppo-
aition. ' K v .' , .
Mayor Lanaia recommendation to th
city council. yesterday to reduce th est!
mates of expenses of the fir department
ror 1906 from $2tl.t to $$Sl.(t has
not. been received with favor by the city
council. Several of th members are
of the opinion that ' tfie city needs more
fir protection and promised their con
stttuents that they will see that they
get fire protection next year. With
only $31,000 more than last year It whll
be impossible to extend the. service In
many directions. -
On member of th' council haa said
that h wa In favor of levying a tax
a large a permitted under th charter
in order to give th people fir and
police protection and auch .other-public
improvements aa they desire. There Is
also a liberal spirit manlfeated among
the entire membership of th council
that th fir department should receive
considerable Improvement, and yester
day a 'councilman said that he believed
nothing short of a f-mlll tax levy would
satisfy the members of the council. Thl
is considerably larger than th eatimafe
of the mayor, who figured on a 4 SJ-mlll
levy for all city purpose. Including the!
The mayor recommendations for
combining the offices of th plumbing
Inspector, building Inspector end health
officer are not looked upon with much
favor and may not be followed. His
plans for extending the police service
on the" east side hy putting In service
patrol wagon Instead of. a sub-station
In that district Is also frowned, upon- by
several of th anst side councilmen.
The waya and meana committee will
wrestle with the estimates at the next
meeting.- as th rat -of th: tax levy
must be ftxed thla month. . .
JUDGE . EMM. CANDIDATE
FOR SUPREME COURT
- ' , 1 " i
Popular Eastern Oregon Jurist
Seeks Republican Nomina--tion
for H alley's Place. :
Judge .Bobert Kakln, circuit Judge of
the tenth district, embracing Union and
Wallowa counties, will be a candidate
for tha Republican i nomination for Jus
tice of the supreme court In the state
primaries next anrlnji "
viewTEuklns friends hav been urging him
for some time past to become a candi
date, but It was only within a few day
that he decided to do so. His candidacy
undoubtedlywtll be received with strong
favor tn eastern Oregon, where he I
regarded as th logical man ..for . the
place. There I a strong feeling. that
eastern Oregon should have on, of tho
three justice of th supreme court, and
Republicans contend that a Republican
successor to Justice T. U. Hallejr should
Judge Eakln came to Oregon "With his
parents In 1802. His heme aa a boy waa
at Eugene and he received hi education
at Willamette university. In 187$ he
wss admitted to the bar, and he went
at once to Eastern Oregon, making his
home at Union. Governor Lord ap
pointed him ludg of th circuit court
for the old eighth (now the tenth) dis
trict In "189$. and he waa twice elected
afterwards to th same office.
TANBARK OAK IN DANGER
OF EARLY EXHAUSTION
.:. " . '
Scientist . Sent to Europe by
Government to Study In
''("-:, , ; ." : - .
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.(Journal Special Ratvtee.) ' '
Waahlngton, Dec. 7. Professor Willis
L. Jepson, of th University of Cali
fornia, a collaborator with tha forest
service, 1 now In Europe; where. In
connection with university work, he Is
devoting special attention to a study of
the tanbark Industry in European coun
tries for th purpose of Obtaining a
broader view of the tanning Industry
of the ' Pacific coast, which . th forest
service Is Investigating. . . '
. A chief point In his study abroad will
be th. effort to .determine th value
and sources of the tanning . materials
which Pacific coast tanners derive by
importation from European sources. . Not
only will statistics be gathered, but
comparison-will be made of th qualities
of leather obtained from domestic and
Imported .tanning extract with a view
of .finding and recommending for use
on the Pacific coast the best methods of
tanbark production and especially of ex
tension and maintenance of preseht re
sources In order that th home supply
of bark may be so conservatively used
aa to make Importation unnecessary. .
' Th tanbark oak of th Pacific coast,
which Is preeminently the. west Ameri
can source of tanning material, has been
so severely cut that . despite Its wlda
distribution and tta once plentiful supply
there Is Increasing danger of It early
exhaustion. , .-,. , . :...rv,.-..
, , Information rilV
Deputy .Xlatrict Attorney dnms this
afternoon filed Information against the
following; J. 8. Hlmes. obtaining money
by false.. .'pretenses; James Johnson,
larcenv from th person: Dave Rosen
berg, larceny In dwelling; J. Tantle-
hlll, larceny In a store. . -
. Saga; ad IVaav to Differ. .
Instructor (at night school) It may
be set down as an axiom that nobody
can succeed in any. Un of business uu-
less he has either a natural aptitude In
that direction or has had a course of
training for It.
. Shaggy-haired - Youth Maybe It used
to be that.way. but It ain't so now. I
know three or four blamed fools that's
f nt rich by being dummy directors In a
big brewery. .
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SCARE THE GOOD,
Three Pairs of Detectives Look
for Robbers, Three Meek
, Citizens Flee.
ONE MAN JUMPS INTO
THE CHILLY WILLAMETTE
Another Rung Like a Deer and Third'
Fainta Highwaymen Fail to Ap
pear to Otficera' Keen Piaappoint
ment. : ' - '-, , ' ' ; f
Bv order of TnnnantAr
- - j , ..in, puiina
Under. Instruction, tmm rkif
macher, the whole detective staff and'
uumoer oi station officers were -ss-
- , w4 win 1 1 1 j i a
cover Tuesday nlarht iml liii
order either to prevent hold-ups or cap
ture, me two men wno hav been en
gaged In that kind of work recently.
Meara a nri Mitmhv
long Grand avenue, "near Market street.
""" cuisen rounaea tne corner., Th
hbur. was ahotit 11 n'iu.u- i-u-
- . -w, a n niaq
saar them an rnu.i ..w , .
. v - .un-vu w . 1 1 uincr eia
of th street Thinking h might be' a
manwayman, in aetectlves also crossed
the street nd stood In th shadow of a
laundry. - ,
Seeing this, th cltlsen erossed back,
and suddenly took to hla heels. Then
the detectives realised that he took"
them to be hlshwavmen anrf nail..
hlm. but he only ran th faster. They
followed him and saw him run at a
Major Delmar-ellp along Morrison street
and at some noliYt near tha ...
minus Jump from th bridge. They
searcnea ror him. thinking he either
had Jumped Into th water or might
hav been hurt, but could see or hear :
nothing further of him. '
Detectives Snow and Kerrigan were
walklna alona: Brnnilwar when n
came out of a saloon. He perceived
them behind them as he turned up Sixth
street. Kerrigan called to Mm, where-
unon ha animMl hitm 1l mhratl - h. V.
mlddl and broke Into a run. ' At a dis
tance of three blocks, when he turned a
corner, he waa still running tike a deer.
Dav and Vauerhn aurnrlaed 'Irvlvfn.
house man by their sudden appearance.
ne woum nave run, aouotiess, nad his
legs not given way under, him. He was
ralUHttfrnm thai Mnaralk' mbhiim.1 am '
to hi safety and sent on hi way a -
soon aa nia tegs gatnerea enougn
strength to support him.
MAKES FERRERA MAD
'John Pemarco, accused' of fighting,.
wa tried this morning before Acting
Pollcfj Judg Young. . The decision of
th court was that the contest had been
forced on hlmand he was discharged.
He wa represented by Attorney Albert
B. Ferrera. '
"Tour honor, aald Attorney Ferrera, .
'I wiah to say on thing in connection
with thl esse. A .story was published
yesterday that Attorney Charles Petra In
had been engaged to' defend my client
and had failed to repreaent him,, though '
It waa claimed he had been paid for his
services .1 merely rnlah tn aa.. In l,a
half of Mr. Petraln that I understand he .
was not paid." . . .
.Judg Young stated that th court
had nothing to do with newspaper pub
lications. "I don't need anybody to defend me In
thl matter," said Petraln.
Attorney Ferrera when he left the
eourtroom said: . v
"Petraln himself asked me to rise In
court and make ' that statement. I
obliged him by doing so. Then he told
th court that he needed nobody to
apeak In his .defense, without even
thanking ma I had no right to expect
anything else from him." '
JURYWILL DECIDE AS
TO GIBLIN'S' GUILT
v. - .-
1 E. F.v Olblln, a grocer and tobacco
dealer at S80 Union avenue. Is on trial
before a Jury, tn Judge George court
on the charge of having sold tobacco
to minora Chargea hav been filed
against Olblln by Deputy Dlatrlct At
torney Robert Galloway of having sold'
tobacco to Arthur TUlson, aged 14 year,
and Joseph flchnell, aged 16 years. - 1
. Olblln waa brought to trial several
weeks ago on the aam charge, but he
demanded: a trial by Jury. Th cases '
were tried without a Jury, pending th
court' ruling on the defendant' de
mand. Judge George held that th Jury -asked
for should hav been allowed. '
During th first trials Olblln was a
firm believer tn the theory that every
man should be his own Blackstone. but
today he I defended by Attorney John '
Van Zant. .... . .........
SOUTHERN OREGON MAN
INJURED IN RUNAWAY
(Special Dispatch to Th Journal.) -" -Medford,
Or., Dec I. Yesterday aft
ernoon as A. W. Sturges, a retired
miner, was driving a colt In th neigh
borhood of Ruch, In th AppUgat sec- -tlon,
th animal ran away with him,
throwing him from th buggy and
breaking several ribs and' spraining hi
ankla and wrist. Dr: Picket of Med-,'
ford Is In- attendance and -thinks - fTis
patient will recover, but I apprehensive
about th shock to his system, as Stur
ges waa a large and heavy man. It will
not be possible to remove htm to hi
Medford homefrora his present quar
ter at Ruch for om day to com.
, , Timber Cruisers Bad Work. . '
(Hpacial Dlapateb- to Tha Journal.)
Eugene, Or., Dec, 7, The two timber
cruisers, Edwards . and . Roberta, wno
were engaged by the county-court to
orulse and place an estimate upon the
value of Lane county timber lands, hav
Juat completed their task, after several
months' work. .They found 1,140 ec-
lions' of timber land of sufficient value
to cruise and recelyed $3 a section for
thalr work. ' -. ' -.. '
orpiM umov rim Kicur .
' SALEM-P.ORTLANQ ROAD ,
(Bpeelal Ptupato ta The Jonmal.V;
- ' Salem, Dec 7. A. Welch nn- )
"nmmced today that the Wlllnm-
te Valley Traction eom pany
- will, begin work on th Salem- .
. Portland road Monday.. .
' . Work will begin from thla end 41
f 1 or wi roan, .tn company I
4. advertising tn local' paper for -
' men, .. '., , ....