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"Tv w4i-.-l3 C!Lci
T'T 1 V"' S
Tonight and Weiriesday
.rain; westerly winU. '
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With Contracts Practically Closed tfbr Inyest-
? vestment of Hundred Million, Plans Are :
v : : ; Well Along to
FoFTPortlahd vThere:Vili; Be:Woolen Mills, a
w ; ' J; Oir Refinery, :
', ' ' - ..V' . . , ; .,
: 7"7i'VX'iY';'"- r:':7:7.y :,7'i
Orecon la being financed with emstera
monr to tb cxtmt of mor I than
r,lM... AMarit - art,o this
JC money. already la coming In, and the
bulk of It will have bM actually tar
vested here within the next It month.
. . Exclusive of private, frrl ration." de
velopment projects for which money Is
T How in hand, or provided for, amount to
-mpre than - $190,000,000. , '.These - enter
, prises Include railway construction and
, ' betterments, eleotrlo roads and power
' 'plants. ' timber t and . Saw mil coAstruo-tloc-tndustrtal
plints. of flea .bulldinaa
and aovemm'ent works. Of thl 1100.-
practically elosml. lnvo've l-jv- ot
lS,e.f"J in e itiiciX""t . -
,' . , 1 r' J r' ' I w 1
Siui.l t i l. . -. I i ' ia. to
a the st of utr-jit liwnui, toat. IU
brtnr I60.000.6ua more to Orefon for in
vestment "la'.actual .development .''of
' Physios resources of the state.
One jrua&ree aad rifty acuiiMa.-'' . ?
-r-Trtnrttimssurer-bugta or' for
' elen Investments for- Oresosv and add
t Ina to them . the amounts almost -aa
' sured. but not yet bound down by ' the
signatures of the investors., and 4he
' total of Oregon's Immediate financial
.. aocesslons from -outside souroes figures
up to the magnificent - sum, of $110,
f OO.aut. '-r. s.-j t. "t'Mrii "
3 The pouring of this money into Ore
. gon will cause enormous advancement
i along all lines of Industry.' Bat it will
bo only a drop -in the bucketful of In
. vestments, development and . growth
that are to follow. ' It Is soon to be
' realised .that Oregon, a region, lying
: along the Columbia iiverlmoat dormant
, and unnoticed by the eastern financial
world, .contains all . the elements, most
COREY REFUSES TO
SEE ills HE
ZU ' Triitt Mitatw Reject
Peace . Overtures and No 1
.'. Reconciliation Occur. ' 7
SENSATIONAL DIVORCE t
SUIT TO BE COMMENCED
Threa Women to Ba Named at Co-
respondents, the Lait of Them Ba
.'. inf Mabella QilniajKCorer Keeps
, Away From His Parents. " ,'
M; - ..'''. '.-...:-'5,'"
i ' (Joaraal Special Ssrrlee.) ' " ,
i Pittsburg. Pa., Jan. . All , attempts
t secure a settlement of the troubles
between William K. Corey, president of
the. steel trust, and his wife have failed.
Negotiations have been broken oft and
, the sensational developments of a dl
: voree court la the next step. v
'-, When in Pittsburg Sunday, Corey met
a' representative of . hls wife at ., the
, Duquesno club and talked matters over
- with hiss, but -the breach was only wld
. aned. - Mrs.- Corey's final proposition
was delivered by the friend to the head
of the steel trust, who refused to eon
elder it and left for the ease " '
Mra. Corsy.haa since said that all
- hope of a reconciliation has passed. She
will now foUow her original intention
of auing for a divorce, naming possibly
A three women as corespondents, the last
,o whom will likely be MabeUe Oilman.
Corey did not carry out the Pittsburg
program arranged for him.. Per more
than threa weeks Mrs. Corey was under
- th tMltef 'that her husband's visit to
Pittsburg was t be the beginning of
the end. Word came frem him some
weeks ago that he would sod her when
he oama to Pittsburg, and It waa taoitly
understood that ha would yield to the
wishes of bis wife In every respect when
'. he came. Ha oama to Pittsburg, but
did not go to his fsther's home, where
his wife hss been for some weeks. - It
Is the Srst time 11 r v-- that he
l;as not r ' ' i l ;
tnn"i t -
Vast Sum Bulk Will Be Actually Inyested Withinithe
dLJ IU UCULiuJI
iiTin Tllnnl : I n f r A I Til
plant, Planing Mill,
Packing House,. ; '
' . ' k . . '
favorably' placed, vf or the highest
dustrial development and or immense
population. ;- , :; -, .' ;
'JyJ, ": Turn Koaey Vorta. A
' "it the channels of money that have
been flowing; toward the southwest can
be turned to -the Pacific northwest
and i think 'they eaa the necessary
sinews for development of the Immense
resources here will be furnished, and
there la no limit to the growth thst will
follow in this, section of, the . United
States" said frank U Brown of Baa
rransiaco at the- Portland hotel today.
'15ry Brown engineered the consolida
tion of the City it Suburban end Port
r y tnes and thw wm 'f
t r rvty to- nf'edelphta a4 New
l.x. i ... .ncivrs. - lie uia r emoted
larte. tno as trial and- devfilupraont en(es-
prlaea ,oa. the Pacific coast ; and prob
ably Is ' as" familiar with actual con
ditions la -Oregon Mm .well as .In .Wall
street, as any man who could be named.
It Is said he has mads. several tripe
Between . tnaTrrncoaatand'rNaw
Tork in the last three months. He la a
believer in - the - golden, future of.- the
great west 'and is enhtueiastio' particu
larly with respect , to the resources of
Oregon. - He said: .e . ; ' y-, ,
ITataral Wealtk aad Ollmata,
! "Oregon's riatural wealth 'haa 'Iain
dormant r because money Is' necessary
to carrying oa development work.- There
was no money available A or suoh work
and developments have been slow.. The
future Is bright with promise for - Ore
gon's development. ; Not only has Ore
gon natural material wealth, but 11 has
the climate that makes a country greet
la ' population and progress. . . We have
(Continued ea Page four.)
ly-' 1 (
After Six Years of Continuous
Effort Gaynor and Greene
Face a Jury In Court.
MADE MILLIONS THROUGH
. DEFRAUDING GOVERNMENT
Pl(ht to Secure Sairaditioa of th
. . Prisoners From .' Canada the Most
" Noted on Record, Costing Defend
. - ' . 'Uoaraal Sseelal Servlee.) ' !
, Savannah. Oa Jan. t. .After six
yesra of continuous effort to have Ben
jamin D. Oreene and John P. Oaynor
brought to trial for alleged conspiracy
with Csptala Oberlln M. Carter of the
United States army to defraud the gov
ernment' out of millions in the harbor
Improvementa at 8avannah. their case
lwascaflad.' for trial' here. today before
Judge Emory 8 peer in the United States
court -for the southern district of
Georgia, . '.The trial bids fair to ba a
great sventW r : ' v. .u ..
It was on Deosmber - ,- that
Oreene and Oaynor and the other mem
bers of the Atlantlo Construction com.
pany were Indloted by the United States
grand jury here for- conspiracy to de
fraud the United States and causing -to
be made - and presented to Carter for
hla approval and payment fraudulent aa
eouats. Thess , indictments were cov
ered by the extradition charge- desig
nated In the treaty aa. "participation In
fraud by an" agent." On November It,
last, two additional Indictments charg
ing embeaslement - and : receiving .the
money that waa alleged to have been
known to have been embessled by Carter
were returned In the federal coart here
egalnst the same parties. ...... ... ,.
v ''" ' Carter a OoasplratoTw ' ' j.
The events leading up to these Indict
ment were brought to light In the-trtal
rt taln Carter, which laid bare
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' ' asaasaaoiaskeaasBawBBBMaBi
oa rr rour.4
PORTLAND. : OIJEGON. TUESDAY, EVENING. JANUARY
7 7:::, . WJ MWmiTmMmmm
r . ill iH i J V ' " I II 1 J IV u..e- tl V- I".
i-m. vtioi m'i' .;
.-;,.Vv-f:.''. V: -:V !"-yi.',;.v ' C Vv':- j'" '..r-':;:T-,.i--jt v,-v-; Trm the PhlladelphU Preaa;
BOY BANDIT TELLS THRILLING ; y.
vTnuv nu ruivTTuiVimT a t unr m td
Opinion Expressed That Blame
for Disaster to Squadron Will :
j,Be Placed on Him.; v
ffoaraal Special Samee.) -'- -
New. Tork, Jan. . Following the bat
tleship squadron disaster of last Bun
day the opinion is expressed la naval
circles that Admiral Evans- will be
courtnaartlaled. . The admiral la the one
always held responsible for any ' acci
dent, especially of this kind, where the
captain of every ship must keep In line
with the flagship or be open- to Imme
diate suspension,)!' -,' :.'? -- ,.
-There will be the biggest kind of a
row about this thing." -said one of the
greatest naval experts In- the country.
"The whole blame should bo put where
It belongs not on the individual cap
tains, but the admiral of the fleet The
captains of the Kentucky 'and Kesr
sarge, which' also, ran ashore on the
shoals, could not help poking their
noses In the mud. They bad - to keep
la lino and It was op to the flagship to
stser them clear of trouble. -.
"Prince Henry of Battenberfa English
fleet, which waa here recently,: went out
at a apeed of It knota aa hour and
without a pilot? '..
fnc MnMTAWA iwntrTCn
' tSeeetal Otesstek s ke Jsaraal.l W.i
Helena, Mont, Jan. . Three more
Indictments - returned by the federal
grand Jury were made public today
whoa N. B. Smith, W. W. Blatt and
W. J. Walsh were brought before the
United BUtea - court on a - chsrge of
having unlawfully fenced publlo do
main." Smith and fllatt, are members
of the Smith. Sheep company, . one of
the biggest' concerns -In central Montana;-
They- pleaded not, guilty, .b.
ELECTRIC LINEMAN ?)S:
HANGS DEAD lf.i:iDAIR
, ,x: ? i-V
' (Special Bbpateh to The Jearaet.)
"Vancouver, B. C, Jan. . -William
Burgees, ; a . lineman employed- by the
British Columbia Electric. Railway com
pany, was electrocuted last , night Hs
wss repairing wires at ths top- of a pole
snd slipped, grasping a - high potential
wire ss he felt His body hung sus
pended Jn the air. -. A fellow workman
soos, reamed It but Ufe was extinct.
' ' ' 1 t ' : ; 4 ' : . . . , i .;.' ? t . ' .
Kelly Fired . Shots That Killed
'. Thomas' ; Flemmings, But "t7
r?T HeYelled to ShootTTfr
' .t::' J."
KELLY GAVE ORDER OF 5 j
- r HOLD UP YOUR HANDS
Then Rainiu Went Behind Bar and
Robbed Tat-terwarda Took Car
Down' Third Street, Met the Sailor
'and Divided the Loot-;'
Seated In an easy chair ta the oflloe
Of Dratriot Attorney John Msnnlng, sur
rounded by Mr. Manning, Deputy Dis
trict Attorney H. B. Adam a and Detec
tives Kerrigan aad Snow, "Hlnsy" Rasa
man yesterday afternoon calmly told of
the holdup of the Centennial saloon on
the night of December 1&, when Thomas
Flemmings waa killed aad J, 1 Bouse h
wounded. .J' ,: ' ", .' ;
After he. bad told the district attorv
ney of the 'crime, the highwayman was
takeir, before Presiding Judge Fraser.
When he entered the chambers of the
Jurist,' Judge Fraser remarked some
thing about the rope being close ta the
robber's neck. , At thta Rasa man showed
some signs .of nervousness. -
"I know the seriousness of the crime
with whloh I am charged." began Rasa
man's confession, "and I 'am going to
tell the- whole truth. I am 11 years ot
age and my- parents - arc dead. : My
mother died In May, If 00. but I do not
know, anything about my father, al
though I have been told that ho- died
about two yeara-ascrHF-llecT In" PUT i
Towneend until my mother's death, then
a brother brought mo to Portland. I
went- to a school on tba corner of Kastl
Tweirth and Davis streets. I lived with
my brother-in-law, Mr. McCann.' for a
while." . " . . , .;'..-,-' - .
' (Continued on Pago Two.) -
BONAPARTE REAL CROSS ;
IN HIS NOTE TO YOUNG
: (JMrsat Seerhf Servle)" ... a
-Washington, Jan. 8ecre 4
4 tsry .of the Navy Bonaparte baa e
A. mailed .to- Commander - Luclen
Toung a. reprimand for "remise- '
S ; aess 'In the performanoa of
duty" while '-Commanding the d
d gunboat Bennington,' which blew 4
4- up In Sen Diego harbor btst '
July. - The repHmanC, ft Is
S - understood. Is. very UshV .' - ,
0, 1808 FOURTEEN PAGES.
fifty you:;g r.'Eti urged to
POP TliE GilESTEl"
Priest Advises Couples in Parish
7 Keeping! Company to Get
i ; Married at Once. I
- ffuaissl ipeclri Servae.7 ,
. Wllkesbarre, Pa, Jan. t. rifty young
men of St. John's parish at Pitts ton
have been urged to propose this week
and have the coming weddings an
nounced next Sunday. Rev. M. J. Man
ley, in, announcing the banna of two
couples, took oocsslon Sunday to do
clara that instead of two or three there
should hsve. been 0.
- Rev. Mr. Manley said ' . that ' many
young couples la the parish were "keep
ing company" and he urged the young
men to "pop the question" and advised
the young women not to mlsa.a good
chance in the belief' that they would
nave a Jolly time and receive aa much
attention as unmarried girls for some
years yet. Instead of settling- down as
"Prppoee tonight,' aald v the ' priest
LONE HIGHWAYMAN R6BS,
i NEVADA POKER PLAYERS
i-'''.?tissraa Special eawha.' - ''' '
Reno, Nev Jea. . A poker game
wss in progress la the Club saloon st
Wlnnemuoca when .the boldest holdup
of several years took place this mora
a boot 4 o'clock and -ordered all to throw
their hands up. - No one took a chance
at - the two revolvers leveled at the
poker players, and -U00 - waa secured
from the gamblers. . t -
Still unassisted the 'robber, looted the
cash-drawer and got 1 104 more. After
this the man backed, the occupants of
the saloon up to the wail and had them
turn their pockets Inside out Then he
retreated out. of the door and disap
peared. All waa done so quickly that
there was no resistance, though many
of the loungers and playera were armed.
COSTUMES OF ANXEE::i:
! tV .; CONSUL AHE CUm.'.'ZD
faarsel Syertal Serv-e.T
Ban Francisco, Jan- i. i n Overland
Freight tt Transfer company's war,
house at Fifth snd - ftrvant atreefs
burned this -morning. . Fifteen horses
were Incinerated snd the effects of tle
"Yankee Consul"' thTr!cal company.-Si
trorkloade of .perishables, burned. 1
Ivss waa t-J.t.Jw .
...t,. -t V .-"--, .::-. -. . 1 , ,
'''7 ':' : !:' -7-7-:Wr' v y, 7-' - t'-; ' : v: "
Heney Has Conference With the
President - and Fixes i Date fr
77272z for Oregon' Congress-, ,'
"Ci7. man' Case.
SENATE INVESTIGATES Vfe
Cans! AfTeement t snd J Administra
tion of Zona and Railroads Sub-
'r JectS of , Concressional . Inquiry-
Hvde-Benson Cass . Will Not Be
Tried Untfl Lts in April 7::Z
"' Joaraal Special Servlea.Y .-
Washington, D. C, Jan. . Francis
J. Heney, special counsel of the depart
ment of Justice, in the laad fraud eases,
had" a conference with the president to
day. and announces - that Congressman
Blcger ; Hermann will ' bo tried - during
the last wsek la March. The Hyde-Benson
ease will be oailod to follow, not
until late la April. .' . ,
- The senate committee on Inter oceanic
canals, at a special meeting this morn
ing, adopted a resolution asking the
sonata for permission to investigate the
Panama . canal .-agreement -. Leaders
have pvewileedthat It-shall "be passed
before todaya session ends, The reso
lution provides also for aa Inquiry into
the . govertunentreni . sons and tbs
aaanament -ot t... rename railroad-
DEVYEY GOING WELL.
Wtreaeaa'saiowa Tba Ska
Staaarea MUea. :
IJoaraaL Special aras4
Washlnaton. Jan. ITha nommandee
of the cruiser Deo Moines, off Culebra,
sent a. wireless- message to the navy
department today that he had Inter
cepted a wireless from . the - Glacier,
which is aocompanying ' the floating
dock Dewey. The dispatch says that
her course la east at three knota aa
hour. She la having fine weather. - The
dispatch indicates that . she has made
about TOO miles. v- . ' .
USED BALED HAY TO
BUILD CITY SEWERS
Uoaraal Sseetat Sarrlca.)
Chicago, Jan. a. Assistant Corpora
tion Counsel Thomas J. Sutherland ap
peared before Mayor Dunne's "contract
graxt - committee today and cited sdo-
ciflo instances In support of his ehsrge
tnat at least i6.eoo.ooe has been paid by
the city In the last it years in graft to
f Sutherland declared that an investi
gation-, of. contracts would unearth a
condition of graft in Chicago "unparal
leled in any other city." Sewora built
of slabs and sven of baled hay, when the
specifications called for. brickvhavo. bean
constructed, ' he told the committee, be
cause "easy" publlo officials entered
Into- the conspiracy and viewed com
placently tba violations of contracts .
In the construction of watsr tunnels.
declared the attorney, inspectors were
kept in saloons in a-drunken condition
at the expense of contractors and many
water tunnels-In Chicago are reeking
with deadly pollution as a result Many
water tunnels under Chicago streets
are little more than sewer conduits, he
declares,. -v ." ..
FATHER ADMITS GUILT :li
V TO CLEAR HIS QHILD
(Joans! Special gcrrlee.) ' '
St. Louis. Jan. . W. J. :' -Wllhlte
vtsltsd Assistant Prosecuting Attorney
Nelson .Thomas today la an effort to
clear his son, Esks. of the Charge of
larceny, declaring that he himself waa
guilty. -. -- ..',-'.' .'.- v " .
, The attorney listened to htm and after
hearing the whole story decided that
the father wa merely trying to take on
his own shoulders the crime committed
by his soa and concluded the matter
would have to wait until the ease came
up in court. Notwithstanding the
fatliei's effort to save hie boy I lie of
flclals decided to hold young Wtlhlte
SEVEN PERISH IN 'FIRE Yl
r.T THAT DESTROYS HOE
-,'fJaarnal Special Serv
Irswlston. Pa., Jan. t. Isaac Baylor.
hla daughter. Mrs. .Peter Martin, and
the letter's Bve children were burned to
death In their home this morning. The
eauss Of the blase. Jo. supposed-te-have
been a defective flue. . The houea waa
totally destroyed. Oocupaats were evi
dently overcome ay smoke before. they
sould escape. " '
FATAL DUEL FCV
" fJennul f
Dur'", O ., ,
T " t- J
Attorney-General Hadley of V.
souri Wires to Arch Fos of -:
J Standard !OH.to TsstJfy
7:'t at - Inquiry. - i ' ; "
WITNESS BLACKMAILED -.
BY AGENT OF TRUST
.VIC xli'i -a
Charges Tramped . Up Atslast Has
' Who Told ths Trath About Com
. bina--Rogers snd Other Witnesses
- Either Decline; to Answer Ques
: tions. or Suffer Lapses of If emoryv
'."'' - -. V -t'-'..' '
' (Jeeraal Special Servks.)
New Tork. Jan. . Attomcy-Ooneral
Hadley of . Missouri, who la conducting
the proceedings to oust the Standard
Oil company from the state of Missouri
for violation of the anti-trust laws, thla
morning sent a telegram' to Thomas W. ' '
Law son of -Boston asking him to oorae
to New Tork and testify at the inquiry '
bow being held. The telegram says:
"If you can give any Information as
to - the -relations between- the Standard - '
Oil company of Indiana and the Re
public Oil. company and .the Waters
Pteree Oil company I urgently, request . .
you to come and testify." ... ,
BeeUaeats -1 sBssa, .'-'"'
'' Henry H. Rogers; flrst v1ce-ree-'t
and executive bead of the tu -t c i
eeaipany. was ts 'fret witi . -ined
this: moraine. Ifrs a i 14
defiant mood and again declined to t.l
whether ho had Say connection with the .
Standard Oil company- ef Indiana or .
the Standard OU company of Kentucky. '
Rogers desired to correct Saturday's
testimony In which- he said that he did
net knowWalte Teegle. He explained
that the man he thought t waa . John
Teagla waa Walter, whom he , does'
know.-.- () . ..- -j.
Hadley probed the witness to find' out
Teagle'a connection with the Standard
Oil. all to no purpose. - Witness "de- ,
o lined to answer oa advloe of counsel"
Hadley aald: r t f ,'...', : :
"Ton seem to enjoy declining .to an
swer, do you not T" i
"I decline to answer on advice Of
counsel," answered Rogers.-
Hadley asked If Rogers knew Horace
A. Hutchlns of Cleveland. Rogers said,
he did. Hadley asksd: : .
"la ba dead?".-- - r ---r-i-
. Rogers answered; - "He waa not dead '
yesterday, but may be thla morning.",
Sogers' Sreat fgrnoraaee." '
wTbe latter' part of Rogers occupancy '
of the stand waa devoted entirely ta
questioning the 'witness as to whether
or not. he knew certain men whose
names appeared on the papers aa bold ,.
era of stock in the various com pan lea
mentioned in the proceedings. , Rogers
denied knowing - anything of the men
mentioned, except C N. Adama, secre
tary of the Waters-Pierce company;
Oeorge H. Velos and M. R. Keith. Wben
asked whether Veto had offices at 10 -Broadway,
Rogera "declined to answer.
He likewise declined to answer ques
tions on the same grounds as to whether'
or not -Adams, prior to 11(2, bad gone
to St Louis on buslnees in connection
with oil companies In which tba witness
was Interested. - - ' ' - '.'
Rogers - was then excused. - Banbora "
Instructed him to hold himself subject
to recall As hs passed out ot tba . ,
room. Rogers said: . V . . . - . ,
"Good-bye. Hadley. , i
The latter replied: "Good-bye." i
r". Xlevstox Man. Pergets.
Eugene . Kearney, describing blmsslt -aa
a policeman at t Broadway, was
called. It was learned that he also wa
elevator starter. When asked a number ,
of questions about the occupants of ths
building he either couldn t reraemoer or
"declined to answer on the advloe of.
counsel." ' Asked It be had counsel Vhsa
hs took .the stand . he replied "yea
Asked If he employed Ms own counsel
he "declined to answer," , Rogera' at
torney coached him. - ,- - ! !
.Hadley ; questioned Howard Page, -formerly
vloe-preeldent of the Union ,
Tank Line. : aa to the lines In opera,
tlon. i He asuatly "declined to answer
on the sdvice of counsel." Page is now
in - the foreign department of, the
Stsnrtsrd nil rtiimrtanT. ,
Hadley questioned Page ss to circu
lation among newspaper, men nf the
atatement relating t Ar-V. Jorhal. a
former employo.of .the . tendr"i t
Waters-Pierce, who last week t .
against the companies, in w'l"h
statsmsnt was made that Jocket I
been arrested ort. criminal rnare a
time ago. Page denies tnai re i
given the statement to n wwr
w..- - I..., ,h.t hM had been I
mental Iff bavtngroewsis recot j I-
up. - - . -Jockel
wss recaK-1 l the t -
denied that. t"-e c
whlcn Iw 'l ' ' '
and r " '- 1 '