ONLY -2-CENTS ON TIvE STREETS FOR; A GOiY "OE THE DAIIOURNAlluoiilA WEEK D'XIV, GOOD EVEHIlfG ' Journal Circulation "Yesterday Was Showers tonight ! Friday showers .nd. cooler; outheeatcrly winds, "Ti , yOL.-V.- NO. 56. - PORTLAND,; OREGON, THURSDAY EVENING, MAY 10, 1906. FOURTEEN PAGES. PRICE TWO CENTS. on mm a wo rwi . TAJIfia. TIVI CSMTi V ' ', ' ' ' ' ' ' ., :'.'-!,L.r ; . ' , ,' ' " V ' ".' . ... 1 r t . . , . , ; . -:-r. --rf-r s::t v b - , , ...,, , ii In . lermtm r An nrkir .. ant Czar Nicholas Formally Declares Opened-rls Be&nninG of Popular Uov- ! -rr irru ruv nnAirr lls ernment for SlaysVinter; Palace Scene; of Day's Ceremonies-Populace Cheers Procession of Deputies. (jMrtul lMUt llOTTkW.) , St .Petersburg, May 10. Ths session . pf the" first parliamentary body In the history of l:usla . wu opened at the , winter palace' y the csar today, v It Imperial splendor and at the lima time ' a, demonstration of the tact that the , government ta determined not to abro gate, completely Ita power of dictating 7 to-the- people-- Many thouaanda of peo- pla from all perta of the -country had - rome to St. Petersburg to wltneaa the WgynejTwompKnytnr thr-oprotng of the . nrst national sssembly,or douma. tTlili'll HIIII IHI.Iir wel11 " t a- Llfyrjjr: aA i a '' L -asmfc-W-s" tTrfVTgtrtTieItyalSqraorTa on everything of a auspicious nature .that might be going on In any part of the city, particularly around I the im- 1 palace , and the "Tsui Id palace. The atreeta between the two . palaces were- carefully guarded by a large force of troops and police to prevent any at tempt upon the life of theesar on his - way-tor- arkff rom "the -parliament bnlld 1ng. - Outalde of the cordon -of .troops -thousand -of people erowded-the atreeta " eager to catch a glimpse of the 'csar '- and fata brilliant aulte , - , -' -.t Smperor'a. Arrival? . The caar arrived from Peterhof "at ? "' Win ' n'rlnrk' anil went .M'. ihe win Vr . . palace In a cutters The csarlna went to the palaoe In a carriage.. . .1 Te peuma were aung In all the churches at "II" o'clocK.: AC 12:10 O'clock members , of the douraa and bureauoracy arrived -"-'at the winter ptUace, the deputies gath-- peror, ' greeted lhe deputies . afid pro claimed tfie'.douma. In. sesaloni reading art adrlreaa-rThe deputteg repaired to Taurlda palace . after the address aruV the- proceselon" "was loudly-cheered by the-populace.---t-;-;'- " -.-'t--V-- -- V ;, i x he csar and psarina, followed by the - coort.' ' army, navy and church officials, ' entered the halt the palace. Every ( thing' was arranged with the- Idea of Impressing - the deputies with the glamour and - strength of the bureau. .cracy. The ceremonies began with a 1 : To Dewn. Then came the legal procea i. slon. . Couriers carried the dlamond--'- studded scepter." The caar was seated 'in the center of an Ivory throne. The C scene. rivaled anything ever -witnessed 4n .15 1. Petersburg. ; ; ' :; ' 1 Am Zajrol t7 Oaar. ". ';"" 7 ; .'- Tht peasants were not disturbed by J the display of pomp - and ' splendor. Bureaucrats and courtiers applauded the czar's addreeav The-peasants were not "" demonstrative."- The caar appeared to be . in good health, but showed age. - His ' address dealt in generalities. The dep. uttes were silent and their atUtude Is considered an Insult to the csar by the ' PARENTSFRQIVr PICE T7 ' ; rjoarnat pefhlt-Brlee. . an ' Prancieco, Mays 10. Sam Has - kell. veara old. la at the Oakland police -lslatlon and -hia-pathetlo llttla-atnryJa ' rtnly pne or thousands enai'iea uu irrej . morning of April lS. He "says,hls Tath " er's name is Jack Haskell,-and - they " lived near Jonea and Market streeta ' "When the earthquake carae," the boy . says. "I ran out of the house and up the street. I stood around an hour or two, but could not find papa or mamma and went back - upstairs to our reoras. I ' found them on the floor under a great PLANNING TO REBUILD 'FRISCO'S CHINATOWN UPON ITS OLD SITE .(Joartttl ISpeelal ierrirt.) '" '. '' Gsn Francisco. May 10 Twenty-five i property-owners Interested in real es- Ute in the burned Chinese quarter have met and organised an" Improvement club, the ob.iect of which la to secure tha , n building of Chinatown on the old ait. A resolution waa passed Instructing a .-r, RnH ally appointed committee to confer 'with-tha Chinatown committee and do all in its power to secure and prevent a removal to gnother part' of the city WILL OPEM BIDS FOR . 7 4 CEMENT IN PORTLAND -, ' ": - . ... . i ' . ... (Wiiiwdstoa Siiresa ef The Journal.) - ' ' . "r Washington,' .Maj 10.--Th-secrets ry of the Interior has asked for proposals for furnishing T.J09 to l,00 barrels of portlsnd cement -for use In the Okano gan and Umatilla projects.'-- Bids will be opened In Portland June 1. . MINERS RESPONDING wTTHRiAfALACRITYlIBO .v -' ,' (Joeratl Bpeelal Service.) Wllkesbarre, Pa.. May JO. Seventy per cent of tho miners responded when the mines resumed operstlons today. Th-re was no discrimination and all old employes were rt hired. - - - . , - ":;v,. etmrtlers. - When Nicholas left the hall the deputies showed him no homage. Luncheon was served and the deputies then proceeded to , Taurlda palace. Many deputies express the opinion that the douma promises to be vested with real legislative powet. - Tha nar'a entry Into the city .was the flret since Bloody Sunday, It months ago, but waa accomplished so quietly that no excite, ment prevailed. Police , .and military guards made the trip comparatively safe. . .-' . - r .. Ceremony Is Srtef . .Tha actual opening ceremony we r aoiiverea a snari for political prisoners and the abolition of martial law. After a brief reference to the sentiments .which had prompted htm- -to-srire-te-hls people A -net lenat-aa1 sembly and after having pointed out tne duties 'of- the first parliamentary body of the empire be '.declared the session formally opened. ."' '' The opening session of the doura was quite short President Petrunkovlch oe- llvered an address ..and submitted a number of communications from the im perial government. Including a plan for the reorganization of the flnanoes of the cotrntry. Boon after . that-the first meeting was adjourned. ,. Thr trrst national assembly Is woU-e pec tad to accomplish - much. The sin cerity -.of the government' la caning the foody- together is questioned and the Idea that the whole affair la cut a tnee naa gained ground since the dismissal of M. yjttjL 4ndthe Installation of reactlon- arlea at trie neim or aiiairs. iiBirusi ta also excited-by -the 'provision, that the' caar- mtry dhieolve the parliament and order new elections, but doe not make provision Jfoa -tha lime whea the new parliament, shall assemble. .iiLiJ'BsgiBataa of laaeeey.''- But the all ImporUnt fact It that a representative- form- of govern ment for the Russian people, has now become an established fact and with this as foundation upon which' to begin, work the task of developing Its powers and Increasing its prerogative la a matter for the genlua of the people to work out. It la manifested, however, that this task must - be accomplished in the face of government oppoaltlon. . . - The Taurlda palace, where, at least for "the present. , the sessions of the douma will be held, waa built In 1783, end waa presented by- the Empress Catherine II to Prince Potemkln. the "hero of Taurus," after the conqueat of the Crimea, i When . the prince died in 174 It became crown property and haa since been used as an exhibition build ing. It was completely remodeled-tor the purpose of making it suitable as a parliament building. . TO PULL big chimney that carae down through the roof. f - - ' "I called to them, but they did' nM nwerma ,ndlhen I trlecL.tg. phII ' them opt. -but couldn't. Then. I -.tried to take the bricks off or thembut.the chunks were so big and heavy I couldn't lift them. Then I ran out on the street to get .some help, but could get nobody. "Then the fire came and I got scared and ran. Some people gave me" some thing to eat,, and next morning I went back to find the rooms, but the- ptacej had burned. , , ''What we want Is" a Chinese quarter constructed on a thoroughly sanitary plan, ald Secretary Brown. We do not-want to- be discriminated-against and intend. If possible, to' prevent, tha changing of location of the oriental quarter." . ' . - ,... Several Chinese merchants were pres ent at. tha meeting, -Including .represen tatives of the-Blx Companies, and they resented a petition In favor of being allowed to remain on the old site. RIVER REFUSES TO - - GIVE. UP ITS VICTIM :i (JnttraatVaperlal Servlse.) - Senta Crus,- Mxy 10. Th bodyf Xj, B. Chapman, who was drowned In the San Lorenzo ' river yesterday, has not been recovered. - His hat has been found. ' Everything Indicates that he lost his life while attempting to assist Miss McKay. Parties are still sesrchlng the river..-. . . -.. , ,- ... ... STRIKE IN GERMANY - (Jnersal "pedal Herrtca t . , ..Berlin. May 10. Three hundred thou sand men will, be affected In the strike f the metal Industries In Qermany, belnnln frtilsy. . , , .-...- n.;m 1 ;? " nn ii imvn n ni.wjiKiH ;-n-ii-.,.v.w-,vV'.-: UUU1" - ' 11 ? il I WI 11 fll 1 W VIUL 7i : J t P7HD IT PIDITII 1 e llf Mil . HI IIHI I HI ' . A I ' --law- - - .' a tt.- r "f . -a- Ji - (Joanwl Special Rerrir.) . fit. Petersburg May 10. The w -.czar's entrance Into . the capital e e . today from Peterhof - was the e e first time In IS months that ' s) eNtcholas baa beeirlir StrvPeteree a ourg. The caar arrived at 11:10, e o'clock on tha imperial . yacht. e landing at the dock In front of e) e Jthe winter palace, avoiding the 7e e neresslty. of- paaalng through, tha 4 e streeta. The csarlna went to the e Vpalace ln. .carriage. Immediately 4 after the ceremony their majes- e ?itie returned to Peterhof," where a e they will spend-the summer. - - e -WW s e e lfers I Mining Town of Mitchell Is stroved .' Thirtv Families J- . s -j - . 1, Are - Destitute -Other L ' ' Villages Threatened. t . (Special Dispatch te Tse JosrsaL) Seattle, Wash., May 10. The mlhlng town-otJBerlln, on the Great Northern eellroad abeut Si-mllasagiron-acfleattlei, waa -completely wiped out yesterday by flames from forest flres,Thlrty fsmU lies were! left-shelterless, losing -veryr thing Lputthe. clothes they had on their backa. ..' , .' "' - The - Great -Korthern ixrt-.hia morning that wires are down above Ber lin .' aqd . It ' la believed Madison Hot Springs, Skyhomlah and other places are. on fire, t The rstlroad has sent a glnea have-been equipped-with long line fife hbse and are fighting the fire In many places along the line In an effort to save bridges and section-houses, t --.Tha bridge at Berlin, was. aflame yes terday and tha rescue erew sent with the engine and caboose to rescue women and chlldrervMn Berlin had'to fight the flames on the structure before the train could safely tmit , ' f The fire is sweeping down the can' yon. of the " Skyhomlah river and de stroying ' everything lie Its -path. Men are on the mountain sides biasing trees to try to stop the progress of . the flames.' Every building la Berlin ' has bean swept out and women and children are huddled together on the river banks, while the men are- fighting fire, . -. The loss at Berltntcannot be ascer tained.-- Berlin Is a starting , point 'for mines In the mountelns. The fsct. that there has been no rain- for weeka and everything la dry makes the progress of the flames essy. , M Skyhomlah the coal bunkers, depot and many - buildings belonging to the Oreat -Northern are on fire this nwrn Ing. The loae will be heavy, . GOVERNORCHAMBERtAIN MAKING TOUR OF BAKER Speetl DUpetrh K-'Tke JaaraeL) Baker City. Or., May 10. Uovernor George E. Chamberlain arrived et Baker Cltv at noon today and wss met at the train hy a committee of prominent cltl sens and escorted to a hotel. His' ad mirers lit Baker City are giving him an enthusiasts reception this- afternoon, The governor, accompanied by promi nent Baker City citlaena. will go to Haines this evening, where' he will speak. At Huntington tomorrow night he wlrl hold a gigantic rally and d dreaa tha voter of Baker county at the opera-house at Baker ' City Saturday night. ' ' .. :- . Jo tVelte asoeaded. IJaoaaal Soeelal Semee.t Chicago, May 10. Joseph llter haa been suspended from membership ' .on the Chicago board of trade for failure to pay bills against him for services rendered during his spectacular wlttat oorntt eight years ace, . . wmm ilill -I 'i ' -ef Ok J (ft aA br- W taU' WW Russian- Parliament Hall," St'Peters- " burit'.r Inwhichtfie "douriiiineet. B ef ore t the speaker's desk; is ' a carved .eagle. - ;. - -.-; af '.--jr, 4':ii'X: : I v. KaS; . . .... ;.r ' ... l : ' , i ,- More; Money, In.' San,, Francisco NowTharit'Ahy TTme in Its History . Deposits ' Ex --V- - ceecl Withdrawals, , V; (Journal Special scrrfr.) , San Francisco, May 10. The- financial situation -is growing brighter -each day. The 121.000.000 cash held by .the banks previous to the fire has been augmented by" large .additional - payments, -while dally deposits exceed withdrawals. There Is $5,000,000 lying idle In the mint for which there Is no immediate una. The discovery that papers and the money In the vsults of the Bank of Cali fornia' krSlnUCt lead to TM belter that all the, vaults will be found In good con dition. When' the banks open June 1 the city will have more money than at any tlsaa In Its history, The announcement of Assessor Dodge that. lie will radura assessment In the burnt district , to a - nominal amount baaed-on the se.vlscd alQeS'of land haa been recetved with vavoTr-' -This year'a roll . will : probably show a , decreased valuation .of . 8200.000,000. . .With tha completion of five cooking planta in, the relief section from which warm meals can be aerved for II cents. a great saving In the cosr-of relief will be accomplished. From 18.000 to 80,000 will be. fed from these places. By the addition of a . meal ticket system ; "re peaters" wW be eliminated and workmen encouraged to buy their own meals. ' been located by the board of health at which many refugee are being treated. All refugeea at the Presidio are being vaccinated and the Inoculation wilt be extended. If the health conditions war rant it. - In some cases, vaccination la being performed at the point '- of the bgyoueU .. -- i - iiifiai: e -T e PEASANTS ARE NOT I CZAOJAUCLi 1 (Journal Rpeeial Service.) ."'" St.' Petersburg. May 10. Mem- d ' bera 6f the douma and bureau- - e cracy arrived at the winter-palace a e shortly after noon. The deputies i 4 i gathered ta the- emperor's room. - e - Tho - pcaaant - deputies - seemed - e d unawed while viewing the splen- e e dor of the palace room. : e d v ' The opening of parliament was w 4 X a splendid pageant, marked by e d pomp and- panoply. '.The emperor"-"1 greeted the ..deputies and pro- e a ; claimed the douma in- session e e end read an addreaa, sfter whlche) e the deputies repaired to Taurlda e e palace. . . . . ; ': ", -.- ; - e Comes to Portland From Penn- sylvania -No - One r Meets : Her and She Will Neither - Talk Nor Eat. Refusing to touch a mouthful of food or to utter a sound save the character- lirttcr'tndian'nrherrhQg-rqtisi Honed. MabeTTTood, an -year-old Indian girl, who traveled across the entire con tlnent: aloneandarrlved ln..Portland early thia morning, has sat In the waiting-room, of . the union "depot an aay IB stubborn silence: r : r: : , With-characteristic Indian stoicism the." child endures' hunger, apparently waiting for some .one of her own race to'eome to her. Bhowtir have nothing to do with white people and every effort of the women of the Travelers' Aid com mittee to learn something of her story has been mat. with., a tony .alienee, The committee" is keeping- ar watch on her to see - that she ' does not strsy away. What the-women-are to do with the girl If aome .one does not appear to claim her they are at a loss to determine. Th i child vis rather 'pretty, well dressed and evidently speaks and under stands English. Alt that can be learned ofihow she-got here and what ahe came for waa gleaned from an Indian teacher who-met the child on the train and man aged to elicit a little information from her. The teacher Informed -the -Travel- era' -Aid committee .that the child comes from the Carlisle Indian - school -in Pennsylvania. -She waa put aboard the train there by some of her relatives and checked through to Portland to meet her father, who is supposed to live some where IrT Oregon. The little girl Is evi dently In ill health -and presumably wss sent. out to her father on that account. As-near ss-the -teacher -was" able to learn, the child herself does not kno wnere ner ratner is supposed to be o whether he was even notified that she! wss coming to Portland to meet him, Nothing canbeJearhed" TromT her aa to who - or - where her - relative- are - In Pennsylvania. f forts to get some trace of the father: have proved unavailing. Mr a. Haldwlrr .of the Travelers' Aid has decided thst the- wily thing to do Is to keep the child at the depot for a day or ao in raae the father or some one know ing him should appear there. . If the father does 'not come and cannot be located some disposition Of the girl will hare to he made by the Travelers' Aid. LlUln Mabel doesn't appear to be a bit worried, but thoee looking after her are, because ah won't eet and they do not know how long It has been since she did partake of rood. 4- JEROME SUBPOENAS PRESlDENTLPiEABODy. J ' (laursal Speclar Service. ) " " New Tork, May 10. District Attor ney Jerome has subpoenaed President Peshody of the Mutustf Jt.lfe to- apivear before. . the ieclal 'graivd Jury.- It la underatood ,'!' body win be a willing witness. v i-- ..' Republican Nominee iiiKotl-Admitteil ' 'to ship Until 1888, in 18711 - James Wlthycomba, the Republican nominee- for governor, Is an Englishman by birth - and lived In Oregon; for - 17 years 'before -he- becam-a-American, cltlsan. . He was born March SI. 1854. near-Plymouth. England, and came to this country with his parents while a boy,The family settled In the Willam ette valley In 1871 and -ever since -that time- James Wlthycomba - has been a resident-of -this state. - ' Not until April 14, 1S88. when he was 84 years of age, did James Wlthycomba become naturalised. The record-of fits natu raHsation 1 a trhe' found inthe office of the. clerk of the. .United States district-court In this clty.and-la as follows: - " """'.- - - ' - - "United States district court for- the district of Oregon, April . 14. 188. , 'In the matter of - the admission of Jamea Wlthreombe to become a cltl sen of the United States. SELLS THREE' Standard Oil Infamy Exposed by a Former Employe Who Confesses : to Bribing v T't - lopP(ftHConce . (Joarsal Special Service.) -- - Chtcago,-May-10-R-M-Wllhoit of Topeka, former Standard OIL agent, waa the prlnclpaJPwItness to tho- Inveatlga- tien--being made-hy-tha- Intetatat com. merce commission today. lie. testified that .the Standard OH company had or dered htm to pay clerks In the employ ofillroadsandJotherflrras.jforin- fQmUoncpnrnlng:mpetItprs. He stated that the Standard Oil company maintained by theae methods a com plete espionage system throughout, the country, . 1 - . Wllhoit also gave Inside information concerning the . grades of . oil . handled by the Standard and sold to Its cus tomers. He stated that several grades were sold, which werejn reality of but One grade. Hi aald: "Water White. Perfection and Head light oil,- the three grades of oil 1 handled, were all sold from the sam tank. I know that I cheated but I BIG REWARD OFFERED FOR TRAIN JOBBERS ' ("pedal Dispatch to The Jooraal.) Vancouver, B. C. May 10. So clue haa -yet been received as to the where abouts of the men who held , up and robbed the Imperial limited. ' Posses garegating 100 men. composed" of cow- ys and .Indian trackers, era. now In ursult. A number -of Vancouver and Seattle detectives are alai on the scene. The- rohbere undoubtedly -are the men who robbed : the) Imperial limited near Mission two years ago.- It 1 believed to be Bill Miner's gang. The Canadian Pacific has offered 85,00 reward, the domlntan government. IS. 00i and the provincial government 11.800. " IMMIGRANT STATION FOR ANGEL ISLAND -Washington, May . 10. Secretary Met calf, baa requested consreea-to appro priate 888.000 additional for. the con struction of an Immigrant station at Angel ialand, San Francisco, . AGREEMENT REACHED ON STATEH00D tILL Washington, May 10 A practically complete sa-recment haa boen reache.1 on the tm -H I !!1 and n ,rcr 1 be suhmf' i ; V or ' th It. iiliiP for Governor Was ::-AniCTlcai. Cmzen-"- Though He Came to ."Now at this time cornea the above ' named applicant and prays to be ad mitted to become a eitlsen of the" United States of. America, and it appearing to the"court,from 'the testimony' or lfc"A. Ooddard arid F. J. Barnes,- thaf atd, appllcan t la In all "respects " dul y qual 1 fled and entitled to such admission, ac cording to the laws -of congress regu- , luting the naturalisation of aliens, and the said applicant upon his oath first July administered, .now declare that he will aupport tha constitution of the' Unltad States and that he doth abso lutely and entirely renounce and ab jure" air allefrtanc and ridelttyto every" foreign prince, potentate, sate and sov erelgn,Ly whatever particularly t V to torle. q.ueen of Greaf Bfltaln and Ire-i land.'of whom he wa a- eubjootr ."Therefors.it la considered that aald lames' Wlthycomba be and he hereby la . admitted-- to become a cltisen of the United States of America,-' : GRADES OF did it. tinder their Instructions. The Standard" Oireompany values a" man only by the dirty work he does. Self respect compelled me to ault. I used : TcHecRlTTn bribing railroad employe." - T . . . - ... . . ... nuiioii ioia me commusion that the Santa Fe railroad and other trunk lines reduced tariff as glf ta to the Standard OH company. , ' t Wllhoit said--that tha Standard waa -satisfied 4f It got & per cent tit tits ort trade, otherwise It cut price and killed competition. He alleged that railroad delayed - independent shipments - and made long hauls, aiding th Standard In destroying competition. - -Subpoenas were Issued for nine Ohl county treasurers to appear and produce documentary evidence . during the, oil hearing to show-ths. organisation and' operation of the oil trust In Ohio. It in charged that ell Usee for the Standard subsidiary companies and supposed in dependent companies are paid by one man." . ; , r .. .. CAREFULLY WEEDING OUT ;. U;V08THY ELEMENT .-:'J '. .-.. ' - - r -i Relief . Committee Cutting town the Number It Feeds De ' perate Burglars Caught. (Joarsal 8prial Sarvice.) San Francisco, May 10. As the re salt of .a careful census of the refugees,' the number fed by the relief committee haa been out from t7.CI ilJ.H. Today's rations . consist only of meat. ' . vegetables and bread. . Next, week th ' distribution will be made every other day. Employers are being urged to pay laborers part of their wage ( day -to enable them to buy food Instead of aeeetjtjn; charity. In esse money la unobtAlnable, employers ait asked to give potce. which msy be used. as a medlurt of n!wne. The BrotherhonI of Painters' ta un ' ' lug to bulM tr. porary fyur-roo. ,(' t"f Its bers.- r' r"-" ' " Til p'"lli-e I-ift lht f- lr- daring' attempt -to r.h t fhnng Y B"n. hl"-.- fwf., 41 eonln'n- i vi.l'i. I H, nun. ( j i v. v-."