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ORzcor; daily jouhiial, Portland Friday r,vz::i::G. '-siv.it. izzi.
.JvsrtJsss'to J Secure Rate on
; ; Feeding Prisoner at County
jail for Period of One Year
: ; From September One."
3 ' Folic-win ' .frequently - announced
policy the county eourftoday drtrtltd
tor blda for feeding the county prie-
onera Ttaa court bu naked forlds fori
serving- two meela a dy for II mUn
.beginning September I. . Bide win ne re
ceived by County Clark V. 8. Fields un
1Unoan of -August . when thsy will
. te opened. ' '
No communication to th court haa
fees made by Sheriff Stevens and there
haa been no consultation between them
alnoa for about four- weeks, whea the
aherlff asked ttma to consider tha prop
oaiUoti that tha- commissioners' court
feed tha nrlsonera.
;. J odea Webster and CommlBalonero
Barnes and Ugbtner have frequently
aid that thay believed thay could save
4 he county f 10 or mora a month by
feeding tha prlaonara and tha following
advertisement, prepared tnia norai
Indicates that thay Intend to try:
ywssssls foe Tssdlas; Ooaatw SMssswve,
"Bids will be received by tha oonnty
.court of Multnomah county for feeding
tha prlaonara conflnad In tha oounty Jail
f thla oounty for a parlod of It month
beginning Beptembar 1, IMS. two maala
a day to ba served aa follows:
"Breakfaat. served batwaan tha noura
of T:i and a. nv, to oonatat at ona
order af maat and" potatoes, coffee with
ausar and ana half loaf of bread for
each prlaonar. .- v"
i 'Dinner, to ba . served batwaan tha
hours of 4 and p. to conalat of ona
order of soup, meat, potato and ona
other vegetable, taa or ooffee with
agar and ana half loaf of brand for aach
."Bids will ba received until Tuesday,
iurut t, MM, at 11 noon, whan thay
will ba opened. All blda abould ba
aaalad and addressed to Mr. T. B. JFIelda,
county clerk. Tha oounty reserves tha
right to reject any and all bids," - '
COL TICHNER DIES ;
AT COLORADO SPRINGS
Sseslal Nspatca ta Taa tonal.)
' , Bakar City. Or Avar. 17. Among
- stranger end alone, Sol Tlohnar, owner
, of tha White Houae store, died Monday
night la a aanatortum at . Colorado
tp rings.) ' It waa not until yeotarday
morning that bla relative in Bakar City
knew of tha death. While ha lay dying
his brother and nephew, Carlton Bam
bargar, were speeding to hla aide. De
layed trains kept them-from Colorado
I prlng until yesterday afternoon, when
1 bay arrived to find him dead. Imme
diately the brother, Moaa Tlchner, wired
the Baker City relative.
Mr.- Tlohnar waa a brother of Hrt
- It Bamberger end another sister. Mr.
Sam Strauss, Uvea in San-Francisco,
and these, with hla brother Moaa Tlch
ner of Portland, are tha only aurrtTlng
Mr. Tlchner bad not been wall for
many months, but bad continued at hla
bualneee nntU. in taking a brief vaca
tiea laat June, ' ha want to Bait Lake.
Thara ha waa 111 and tha physician
diagnosed lung trouble, and advised, him
to go to Arlaona. Ha waa unable to
, stand tha trip, but went instead to Colo
rado Spring's, where hla decline waa
quick, and death soon followed. ' Mr.
Tlchner waa a prominent Elk and waa
well known aa an Odd Fallow. Tha re-
win ba taken to Portland.
CUTS WIFE'S THROAT
i ' THEN COMMITS SUICIDE
qearssl. luttal Serfc.t -'
Log Angeles, Aug. IS. Edward H.
Sanderson, secretary of the California
Truck company, want suddenly Insane
lata yeaterday afternoon, killed his wife
and committed suicide la their palatial
home. 1IM West Lake avenue. The
double crime waa committed with a
rasor. Evtdenees showed that Mrs. San
derson fought a terrific battle for bar
Ufa before overpowered. ;
After alaahlng his wlfa'e throat. San
derson want Into his own room, dosed
ths doors and windows, stopped up the
cracks, torsed on the gas, stretched
himself on a couch with his bead hang
ing over, and with one atroke of hla
raser almost severed bis head from bis
body. ; - . . , i
NARROW ESCAPE OF
J BOY AT EAGLE POINT
' fgpaetal Dispatch The tonal.) -.
. Kedf oreV Or., Aug. rT. Tha postofflce
building at Eagle Point, the eastern
' terminus of the Medford -Crater Lake
railroad, burned at S Colock thla morn
ing. ' Tha loss is about I1.I00 and tha
. Insurance 1700. Postmaster Plorey oc
eupled the building aa a residence. His
family waa absent In the mountain
except ona boy, who had a narrow eacape
rrom ina nre,. escaping in fcls nlgbt
; . clothes. -, -k
BLOW TO FRATERNITIES
IN THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS
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(Jeeraal Special Serrlea l
Olympla, Wash., Aug. 17. In the
emae of Oeorga Wayland by his guard
ian aa litem, Kusssll way excellent va
'. the Board of School directors of school
, district No. 1 of Seattle, by EL C.
Hughes at al.,- respoadenta. the suoreme
-court has affirmed the decision of the
lower court striking out the complaint
Tht decision ( confirms the Tight of
. school directors to prohibit students
rrom joining Greek letter fraternities
and simnaf organisations. .
WARSAW PEOPLE ARE '
i - : FLEEING FOR LIVES
-learaal gpsHaL tsrrtet.r '
Bucharest. Aug. 17. A Warsaw panic
ft following the killing of th Jewa and
I undreds of fugitives are rushing on to
' loumanla. - Ths refugees say the antl
j swish rlotg have extended until none
. I -el safe. , . .t ,. . t . ,
CZrCCITO.IS ARE NOT
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Chelsea, MasS4 Aug. 17. When the
depoaltora of the First National aaw tha
bank waa cloeed.thls morning they went
uietly away with tha popular belief
oat the bask wUl pay 100 cents on ths
dollar. . s
TEO . STATES SHI
Emperor Telia" American Editor
That He Contemplates Visit'
Z-J ).t to America.'
- Unml BneXal garrlei.t
Berlin. Aug.- 17. At the apeclal ra-
Queat of tha emperor, Herman Judder,
editor of the New York Staata Zettung.
prolonged hla sojourn at Wllhalmahoa
for a aecond audience witn me aaiaer.
which took Dlaoa yesterday.
The emperor epent mora than an hour
In animated conversation on American
topics. - He said It was hla daareat wlah
to go to America and make personal
aoouaintanca with President Roosevelt.
whom he admired Intensely, and also to
aea the American country and tpe peo
pie. Whether aueh a vlsu could be
made., he added, depended .upon . the
views of hla ministers and advlaora,
The"-e)nrpgn temarlied -that- erhen ha
proceeded to the Scandinavian shore-or
Mediterranean he waa constantly in
touch with his home authorities and tha
Introduction of wire lose telegraphy-ma
Immensely facilitated tha pro pacta of
hla visit to America, The emperor aald
in perfect Bngllah: - "Tha sooner I can
go tha batter pleased l than te.
ALLEGED RIVER PIRATES
CAUGHT BY DETECTIVES
Captain Kldd, . whose example , aa a
pirate haa been ao successfully emu
lated on tha Willamette river lately,
would weep for Joy ware ha living
and had he been allowed the pleasure
of aeelng four large and husky Port
land detectives and ' policemen arrest
three youtha who have been making Ufa
miserable for wharf owners.
Tha policemen are Detectives Hart-
man. . Vaughn. Hellyer and -- Rasing.
Tha arrested parties are Arthur Covell,
aged if, Charlea Elmer, aged II. and
Thomas Peterson, aged 11
It la said that there are other mem
bers of the gang of pirates for whom
tha police are looking and their arrest
is expected at any time. The boys have
been engaged "In petty stealing from
tha wharvea and vessels on tha river..
DECLARES HE COULDN'T
MAKE CUSTOMERS LEAVE
While tha Are waa In proa-res on
Washington street laat night, police
men discovered that tha Palmen Oarten
saloon waa open. . The hour waa 1:10.
which ta half an hour later than tha law
allows resorts and aaloona to serve
drinks to oustomers. Otto Nussler, the
proprietor, waa arrested . and when
asked why he had permitted tha In
fringement' of the law to occur in his
place he stated -that bo had -tried to put
tha people-oujt, but that they -would not
go. Nussler will . have an opportunity
to explain re tha court. ' v ,:
CLEARING WAY FOR 1
Y BLUE MOUNTAIN CASE
. The work of clearing the way for
the Blue Mountain reserve case, which
la sat for trial next Monday, waa taken
up In the federal court . thla afternoon.
Arguments on demurrers ad pleas of
There are three defendants. State Sen
ator Franklin - Pierce Mays, George
Sorenson and Wlllard N. Jones. Ths
crime charged in tha Indictment Is con
spiracy to defraud the government out
or ioo.ooo acres or publto land in what
waa known -,aa ths Blue Mountain re-
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EAGLES TO MEET IN - :
SEATTLE NEXT TIME
tyearsal gperUl Servlee.) f '
Milwaukee, Wla, Aug. 17. The Eagles
at thla - morning's session sDoroved
Seattle for the convention In 10I and
adopted a resolution to.esUbllsh a uni
form rank. Otto Schoenfeld i withdrew
from the grand trustee ticket and aald
ha waa nominated without his consent
Judge March of Ban Franolaoo reported
i, vug in tne rener rund, left to be
saved for winter when houaee will be
needed. . -, . -
COMMERCIAL CLUB IS
THREATENED BY FIRE
Fire broke out In tha Klkolodeon. the
moving picture show at Sixth and Alder
street a, at t:l o'clock this afternoon,
but It was put out before caus
ing much damage. The Nlkolodeon
Is located directly under the
rooms of ths Commercial, club and the
members In ths elubroom msds a rush
for the street upon learning that tha
club waa again . In danger of being
MOODY DEPARTS FROM
OYSTER BAY CAPITAL
(Jesrsal Seadal BerHee.t
Oyster Bay, Aug. 17. Attorney-General
Moody - left .this morning. The
prestdsnt . today entertained General
Wilson.-retired, Cleveland H. Dodge of
New Tork City, and Colonel Cobbo of
tha English army.
, "IN STANDARD QASE
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- Joarsal Seedal Service.)
- Chicago, Aug. 17. Three employes of
the Lake Shore testified before the sec
ond federal ' grand Jury Investigating
Standard Oil and Lake Shore relations
today. It la believed the Jury la ready
to return Indictments as soon ss some
federal Judge returns to this city.- Tha
first Jury will report Monday. ,
PRINTERS REFUSE TO ,
BACK HEARSrS FIGHT
' ' rjonraa! Special "rrlce I --' '
Colorado Springe, Aug. 17. The print-
era refused to Indorse Hearst's . efforts
on behalf of the labor Qght made in a
resolution, declaring it political.. It was
withdrawn snd a compromise resolu
tioa will be Introduced .later. '
SEISMOGRAPH DID NOT
(Josrmal SpwUl Serf lea.) ,
San Francisco, Aug. 17, Ths seismo
graph at the University' of : California
did .not register laat- nlghfs earthquake.
' Boston Tadnrsss Bryaa, .
"Boston, Aug. 17. The Democratic
state committee today adppted a reso
lution ipdoralng W. 1. Bryan for the
preeldenry and deHaring blm ths fore
most American altlaea,
Bridge Builder Declares Struc-
. tures Are Being Ruined by
Speedy Trolley Cars. r
WEAR AND TEAR ON' ' V
- ; THEM VERY SEVERE
Motorraen, H Alftfca, Arc Wrack
faif Bridg-eg by Runninf Their Cars
Across Thcra, at Spe4 Sometimes
Exceeding 20 Miles Per Hour. .
' , Beat BUa Xepartmems. . . .
"Warning , of tha Injury done to
bridges and elevated -road way a by fast
running streetcars baa not been sounded
too soon." aald C. L. McDanlel. a local
bridge builder. "I have often wonlered
that the city did not take some atepa to
protect the valuable elevated roadways
and brldgea. :. Tha wear and tear of a
heavy, feet-running: car on a structure
of this kind I severe. A mechanical en
gineer will tell you that a car ought al
ways to enter a brldga at a alow apeed;
It may Increase Its apaed after getting
on,Uie brldga without much Injury. No
tice the engineer on a railroad, bow
carefully ha goes on to a bridge. Rail
road people know how to take car of
their property. ' . ' v ?. ;
"If a railway engineer should enter a
bridge faster than three in ilea an hour
ha would be promptly fired. I have no
ticed atreetcar motormea go over the
roadway over Sullivan's gulch at a apeed
of 19 miles an hour. And ao It la with
every bridge and elevated roadway In
tha city. There la no reason why the
Madison street bridge should ba nearly
worn out, except running tha heavy
O. W. P. cars at a high rata of apeed
r It. " That brldga has been nearly
Hrrecked In thla -way. The oity has
nearly tl.008,0o Inveated In brldgea and
in vladuots over gulches, and ao far aa
I know no effort la made to aava tham
agalnat destruction by . fast-running
That the East Third street Southern
Pacific franchise la not to have alto
gether smooth sailing In 'Securing ths
Indorsement of tha East Side Improve
ment clubs snd associations is evidenced
bythe vigorous resolutions condemning
tha project in Ita present shape, adopted
by the Brooklyn Republican club laat
night M. O. Griffin took tha lead In tha
discussion; he declared that -the ordi
nance In tha present form , should not
pasa, that It gave tha 8. P.' Co. a fran
chise of great value with no adequate
return. -- He Inatated that tha city aa a
whole should receive whatever compen
sation la paid for a franchise over thla
street and not tha abutting property
holders, aa Is now proposed. . -
After a spirited discussion, -tha fol
lowing resolutions were adopted:
rWhereaav-Ther- la- pending before
the council an ordinance lcb eonfera
a franchise-practlcsaiy freo upon the
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ejomneBsatton ta the cltv of Portland, on 1
r.' pnbiio msttsr tn
wmcn tne wnoie-city is interesiea, ana
not the abutting property-owners ex
clusively therefore be It
--"Reaolvod, That It Is the senee of ths
Brooklyn Republican " club - that tha
pending franchise should not ba granted
Ion East Third etreet without ample
compensation being paid to Portland for
A resolution was passed asking tha
council to submit to a vote of the
people at the June election tha propo
sition to purchase Hawthorns park.
A resolution was Introduced by 1st O.
Griffin favoring a change In. tha char
ter, giving to the counoll the right to
Improve atreets' and sidewalks where
deemed abaolutely necessary. Mr. Grif
fin called attention to several instances
where large property owners had been
able to obstruct , street Improvements
where every resident on the street was
anxious to .have the work dona, . ;
' The club decided o hold a meeting
celebrating the erection of the. new fire
engtne-bouee and the letting of the
contract for the . Brooklyn- sewer.'
Board sidewalks six feet wide are to
be laid on both aides of the Grand ave
nue fill. Theae are to be temporary;
cement - walks will be - laid when ths
embankment has settled- ' . . ,
The' St Johns council wss not la spe
cial session last night ss was contem
plated, to hear protests against accept
ance of several etreet Improvements.
Protesting property-holders besiege the
council meetings, kicking against street
Improvement asseesments or . surveys.
It was these protests that brought about
tha recent rupture between the council
Lakd the -city, engineering department
CALIFORNIA DEFAULTER -
; STARTS FOR OREGON
(Joersal Special Servtee.) '
Sacramento, Aug.- IT. W.' H. Beck-
-with, cashier of the California Fruit Dis
tributers skipped yesterday, hiring a rig
and driving Sowarda Maryevllle, where
It la supposed hs took an Oregon train.
Hla abaence waa not noticed till even
ing, "when the company started inquiries
and discovered that tha cashier was
gone.' An investigation of his accounts
showed he was short several thousand
dollars. This morning s warrant was
sworn out snd officers are on hla track.
Beckwlth was bonded for 11,000. .
VETERANS REFUSE TO n
FAVOR CANTEEN LAW
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- - . (Jnarnal Special Serviee.) -
Minneapolis, Aug. 17. The Grand
Army of the Republic adopted a reso
lution ssklng the Associated Confeder
ate Veterans to uee their influence to
prevent southern women from erecting
a monument to Wlrts, commander at
Andersonvllls prison, v They tabled "a
resolution favoring the cantsea for tha
soldier's home and adjourned. .
LIVES MANY MINUTES
. AFTER BEING HANGED
(foaraal Special Service.)
Louisville, Ky Aug. 17. Joseph
Johnson waa hanged at the oounty Jail
thla morning for uxoricide. He was not
pronounced dead for 14 minutes and
groaned all the time, though his neck
waa broken by tha fall.
(leoreal Special Service.)
Truckee, CaL, Aug. 17. Juan Lanusa
waa killed in the railroad yards this
morning, sr engine severing his head
from hla body. In hia pocket was found
a draft for 1600 Issued by a Lewtstoa
(Montane) bank, else 1 100 lngola.
CO DECISION 00
General , Funston Refuse r , to
State Whether Blues or Browns
. ; Were' Victorious. ,
OREGON BOYS FOUGHT
. . AT HEAD OF COLUMN
Colooel Mans Complimented ' lien
Prom Bearer State Upon "the
Splendid Work They Accomplished
jthirlng kngsfemsnt. ,V" :
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fSnerlel rtlae.tr te The Xeaeul.t
Camp Taooma, Waab.. Aug. 17 Por
two nours tnia morning too boom or ar
tillery and aharn aound of . muaketrv
reaounded through tha maneuvers Tar
rltory. As previously - announced tha
Bluaa and Browns engaged la combat
and while the umpire will make no
final official announcement tt la diffi
cult to aay with certainty which olds
won. The problem of tha Browne, who
were defending Taooma. waa to develop
the strength of the Bines, to which all
the Oregon troops were attached, Hav
Ing drawn fire from., the- enemy, the
Browna retreated, having accomplished
weir purpose. . ''..- -
Both camps were aatlr at I a. m. after
an extremely j cold night some of the
soldiers aaSjinr suffered from the cold.
At 1:30 camp was broken and tha oo-
poalng brigades began to cover tha dis
tance so pa rating tbam. . Both moved
cautiously with advance screens of cav
alry far In front to reoonnolter. Be
hind them followed the advance guard
of Infantry and then tha mWn bodies, t
T - . . Plrst sTslrmlsb. ... '
At o'clock ths first skirmishing
tsgan, tha oavalry advance being dta-
ooverea ana oorn opening nre, in .this
encounter, which occurred a short dis
tance northeast .of Murray station, sev
eral Blues were taken prisoner. The
Browna continued to advance with In
fantry on both flanks wall screened In
tha fringe of woods along tha railroad.
In the center of tha Brown poattlon
were the mounted batteries.
The Bluaa adopted somewhat similar
tactlca. their field pieces being concealed
by trees. The, Blues first opened ar
tillery fire, putting out of action a
squadron of Brown oavalry. . ,
The Bluaa, thinking ths Browns bad
retreated, rushed along- a out In tha
railroad track on their left wing. Close
by. under cover, tha Brown . aharp
ahootara had been stationed and several
companies of Blues were ordered out of
aytlen. Tha recall waa sounded at 11:10
o'clock. v . , - I
Oregon Troops Powfmt WeU. ' '
The Oregon troops did splendid work
being complimented ' by Brigade-Commander
- Colonel Mans. They formed
part of .the advanoe guard of Blues and
fought valiantly. a - -,..
The fight was a pretty contest and
i mfttnmmmmA h men MtmiAm flmwt
,ral Funston. chief umpire, at present
Um BOt volunteer an opinion as to tha
results from a technical standpoint
IsAlP SHE'D MAKE HER'
. - , i,JiM--, . ' . I ni unui un kiij UU1 ill llio venous
EAT ALL THEBULLETStTOdnOOT,,jc4B'n' Tti ciaremont
" lf you. don"t put that gun away ril
make you eat those five bullets," Is ths
manner In which Mrs. Grace Wolf Is
said to have resented the aiming of a
pistol at her by Mrs. Edith Cordelia
Russell Moore. The assault- occurred
laat night at lit Union avenue and
the details of tha affair were laid bare
In tha municipal court this morning.
It appeara that Mra. Moore resides In
ths lodging-house conducted by Mrs.
Wolf st the Union avenue address, Tha
landlady clalma that Mrs. Moors has
been abusing her ' children by lashing
them repeatedly. - Laat evening Mrs.
Wolf alleges aha beard ona of tha
youngsters crying bitterly and went to
Mra Moore's . room to protest Mrs.
Moors is alleged to have reseated this
interference snd producing a revolver
ordered Mrs. Wolf from the room. In
stead of Immediately complying, ? the
doughty - landlady made - tha remark
quoted above. '
A warrant was issued Tor the arrest
of Mrs. Moors early thla morning and
Judge Cameron after hearing tha teetl
mony took tha matter under advisement
SOL TICHNER DIES v
AT COLORADO SPRINGS
Friends in thla dty have been noti
fied of tha death of Sol Tlchner of
Baker City, which occurred at Colorado
Springs 'last Monday. He went te tha
Colorado city several months ago . In
search .of health, but declined gradually
until the and. ;
Ha was 41 yea re of age and waa a
brpther Of M.. L. Tlchner of thla dty.
Ha was engaged In ths general mer
chandise business st Baker City for . a
number of yea re. He waa unmarried. .
STACKPdLE DENIES IN '
T0T0 WOMAN'S STORY
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, (Jearaal Sseclal BerrVe.) '
Los Angeles. Aag. IT. Stackpols took
the stand in bis own behalf thla morn
ing. He denied In to to the confession
mads by Mrs. Btackpole and said that
ha visited ths Schecks , early .In the
evening of the murder. He afterward
went to a fire and then to hla room.
Ths defenae rested with bis testimony
and arguments begun. -
MASSACRE.OF JEWS ? V.
CONTINUES AT WARSAW
. - (Jonraal Special. Service.) - 4
e St Petersburg, Aug. 17. The ' e
e massacre of Jews in Warsaw. Is .
q continuing. Tha government Is -e
q restoring - rspresslvs meaaures q
q everywhere. Workmen and Coa- . 4
q sacks fought at Kelplno. -Twenty , q
e men were- killed or wounded. d
4vAs the result of the past fsw q
a days- trouble II policeman are .
q dead snd lour wounoea at war-: ey
4 saw. The government la arrest- e
e - ing everybody suspected of agl- . a
e tatlng a revolt Vragoff, a e
e former member of the douma, , e
e - has been arrested for Inciting .
q the peasants In hia district .A c)
e - conference of Social Democrata e
b at Mosoow . was closed by tlst
e "police todsy. , ' .. i .'
Oolorade ' Ferest meeerva.
(Jearaal Ssealal Serrtca.f
Washlna-ton. Aug. -17. Tha govern
ment today withdrew from publls entry
over fOO.OOS acres of Isnd . In south-
westers Colorado for a forest reserve.
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And Paid for : H, It Is ; Alleged,
:Wrth Worthless Checks, Cet-
r ; tin j Good Money Therefor.
AND ALSO HOTEL MEN
Said Ha-Wat Son of General Man
ager ef Canadian. Pacific and In the
' Business. Himself -Those 1 Who Ba-
rersuaoing . city t aetectives, employ
ment agencies, hotel men and othsr oitl
sena supposed to be less wly to. ths
tricks and turns of confidence wen that
ha Is a son of the general manager of
the Canadian' Pacific railroad and . an
employe of the road - himself. ' X.
Prlnkwater Is alleged-to have been liv
ing high off the spoils of his worth
less checka - - ' .. :, -. . c
Automobile rides,: Jitgh living" and
good -times hsve been-the' diversions of
the gay young -man who haa been pass
ing checks that ths banks refuae - ta
honor.-; . - . .'1'. ' ' -'-V ;
' Drinkwater first " made the Qutmby
houae. North Fourth . street- his hesd
quartars, wipers he reserved, two rooms
for . hla use., from one of which h In
sisted that the bed be removed In order
that he might be-able to transact bla
buaineaa. He represented himself to be
the 'advance agent of an advertising
train that the Canadian Paolfln ; ' w
sending over the country. He offer
checks of the Canadian Pacific tyj
in is morning u. woock. manager ec tne
hotel, la looking for the money', Drink
water owes him, ' . -". J
Moving to tha Imperial hotel Drink-
water represented himself to be a de
tective in ths employ of the railway
company and at tha same time a mem
ber of the advertising department - He
ahowod a star on 'his vest to .prove hla
claim snd obtained 141 , from Alex
Smith of the hotel bar by having him
cash a check for that amount Sus
picion, however, lurked In the- minds of
the men"' with , whom Drinkwater had
been dealing and City Detective Hart
man, who Uvea at the Imperial, took
the man to the police station Wednes
day night to queatlon him. . Drinkwater
convinced the detectives that these were
groundless and the officer allowed blm
to go. ... ; ' '." v'-v .'
. . Secures teasrapaer. ; v
To. further impress tha. hotel people
with bis business -transactions, Drink
water asked where he could obtain a
stenographer . for ' week or ten,' dsya
Ha was directed to the Stanyan
Holmes ' employment agency, 1 North
Seoond street He obtained the aerv
lees of a Mra. Black, which he . never
used, but succeeded in passing a fcheck
for tit to S. O.' Stanyan and received I
la return 17 being the prloe he Insisted
upon, for ths sgency's service In the
transaction. . . , -
Covey eV Cook, automoblllsta. have' a
check for 1110 which Drinkwater gavs
In exchange for numeroua automobile
rides about tha city and to the varioua
tavern management haa another chock
for 160, whloh wss offered for a drink
bill of 111. Drinkwater .pocketing the
returned la change, .
WajnraaS Swova Out,
1 .As a climax to tha young man's high
rolling, C H. Snyder, of Covey de Cook,
swore out a warrant yeaterday after
noon for Drlnkwater's arrest. Then It
waa discovered that ba bad disappeared,
although ha bad been, seen in the city
a few hours previous.; - He inquired of
Mr. Stsnyan tha ' time " of : leaving of
Oregon City trains and It waa ttought
that he had gone to the little city up
tha river, but a trip to that place by
City Detective Maloney and ' Stanyan
failed . to -reveal Drink waters where
abouts after a diligent search bad been
made.' - -..- .-i, .
Numeroua telegrams hsve been sent
to' Canadian Pacific officials In Montreal
and Vancouver, - British - Columbia, but
only one reply haa been received. This
was sent from Vancouver stating that
tha assistant, treasurer of the railroad
at that place had refuacd to honor one
of Drlnkwater's checks.
- A warrant for the arrest of Drlnkwa-
tee, on a ' charge tof larceny also has
been leaued upon, complaint of C. H.
Snyder, who alleges that the young man
mulcted him to the extent of 1110.
. ; WILL BE DISCUSSED
..--.,' - -, -
A meeting wlit be ' called for next
Monday evening at tha Commercial club,
at which tha joint committees of com
mercial bodies wilt consider the Nome
harbor project aubmltted by Captain
Chllcott through tha Portland board of
trade. . Voluntary - subscriptions to - the
enterprise hsve been mads to ths amount
or about iis.uuu. .'-.-- i. -. .
It ia proposed to give the mstter final
consideration at nest Monday 'evening's
meeting and decide upon the method ' to
be adopted for raising 1110,000 required
to finance tha undertaking and start a
Una of chartered steamahlps between
Portland and Noma It ia probable that
soliciting committees will be appointed.
If thla Is not done by ths joint commit
tee there Is a likelihood that tha project
will be pushed' Independently under
ausploes of the board of trade. Officials
of that body declined to commit (them
selves today but It is believed, the con
fidence and enthusiasm f ths board's
leaders ' In the1 Nome 'undertaking la
strong enough to Indues them to snake
the fight for an Alaska steamship lrns
independently If they are left In a posi
tion that would compel them either to
take this course or drop ths whole mat
ter. - - r -" ' "' " '.
Mr. 'and Mra Phil' Metechan of the
Imperial hotel hsve returned - from a
three weeks' vleit In Alaska. - They re
port an -enjoyable time .while In I the
northern ' country.' . ' -'-.
J. L. Mohundro, formerly receiver ot
tha land office- at Walla waiia, ia
suest -at the Perkins hoteL Mn
Mohundro. la at present angSged In the
real aetata business snd is m ror nana
on buslneea. '
Stats Senator "If. ' Wheal don "of Tha
Dalles is In Portland on business. Hs
Is a suest-of the Perklna hoteL
- J. Llndatrom, mayor of Aberdeen,
Washington. Is a guest at the Perklna
He Is la Portland on business,
-EM. Corbus, a Spokane mining man,
is s guest at the Belvedere hoteL
Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Conner of Salem
are In the elty on their wedding tour,
Mra. Conner Is a niece of Phil Metaehan,
proprietor, 'of tha Imperial .hotel . .
R. A. .Hammond,' a prominent busln
man of Loa Angeles, Is a guest at the
SsaaBaSBaBeSSSBSSBBSSSVBJSBBSBSBSB ' -
County Authorities to -Care for
Him Until Matter Can Bt:;
Thoroushly Investigated. 5
i Wong Sua. the Chinese, who was
thought to have leprosy, will ba tsken
to the oounty poor farm, where he will
hsve a-diouaa all his own at .the expense
of the county. Ths county court de
cided fhis morning that tt was neces
sary that soma action be taken, . and
rather than apend tha time la quibbling
with the city - authorltlee over - who
ought ' to take ears ' of htm, tha court
ordered that preparations ba mads,' to
take Wong, Sue to the poor farm.;
. - For a long time the Chinese had oc
cupied hie- hut near Multnomah Held,
and the nelghbora wondered If they werf
being exposed to leprosy while the city
fathers tried to make the. county be
lieve the county ought to care for hltu-
The question .' seemed to ' hinge on
whether the Chinese was afflicted with
leprosy and - whether It waa a con
tagloua disease. Dr. C. H. Wheeler, city
health officer, bas stated that I waa not
leprosy, 'and therefore, it waa a casa
for -the county. The county authort
rlea believed It waa a contagious dis
ease, therefore, a, esse for the city. -And
while they each tried to fasten the duty
of caring for Wong Sua on tha other,
he waa left In hla hut, and tha terror
of the neighbors st ths thought of -being
nesr the contagion of . leprosy grew. -i
Yesterday 'afternoon Dr. C H. Wheeler
and .Acting. Chief of. Police Orttsmacher
called on ' Judge Webster - and a long
consultation followed. It waa decided to
place Wong Sue In an taolated cottage
at tha poor farm, and maintain a at r let
quarantine unttL the nature of the disease-
can -be- moral thoroughly Inveatl-
gated. Wong Sue's Quarters are being
-spared today and he will be r
I aoon. aa they era In. readiness.
O FREIDE TO ERECT
. HANDSOME RESIDENCE
lea Frlede haa taken out a permit to
buUd a handsome realdsnoa on Everett
street , between . Twenty-second- -'smd
Twenty-third. - The house will not fol
low conventional lines, but will be of
picturesque exterior. . .It will be of 'IS
rooms, a two-story, frame structure, set
on a lot with a frontage of'TS feet .It
will coat about tte.soo. The houae will
be equipped with all modern improve
ments r snd will be completed about
March I r of next year. . -
Other permits have been Issued as
followa: P. Ronnlng. one-story - dwell
ing. Eaat Twenty-fifth. . corner Morris,
coat 1400; A. M. Lull.' ons-story dwelling,-
Clackamaa, ' between . East Thir
teenth and Eaat Fifteenth, cost IMS;
Emma A. . Smith, two-story - dwelling,
Alnsworth, avenue, between East Seventh
and Eaat Eighth, coat 12.100; Keating
eV Flood, repairs. Alder, corner Seventh,
cost M00; Mrs. Mars, repairs. First be
tween Sheridan and Baker, coat 1100;
J. C Drain, one-etory dwelling,. Boun
dary, between Corbett ' and Macadam,
eaat 1 1,000; A. W. Anundaon. chicken
house. East Thirty-seventh, . corner
Stephens, .cost' 170. T V---'
BREAKS WINDOW WHEN
. WIFE WONT SEE HIM
!':.-.; . : , - .v. v---.;.
W. it' Schmidt : was arrested last
t"U" upon complsJnL-Ofhls wife, Lena
Bchmldt. ror naving maiiciousiy Bra
a window of her home at 144 Eighteenth
street. - Judge Cameron, acting -as the
prealdent of tha peace conference In the
municipal court, thla morning, aetUed
the matter In a satisfactory manner to
all concerned, by finding Schmidt guilty
and ordering him to pay for the broken
pane. f J
"At what do you estimate the dam-
aser'- lnqulreer ths , Judgs of . Mra
Schmidt ;. v . .',.s.y' -
.. T think thst II cents will cover it,"
said tha woman.
Til ba liberal and give her a dollar."
chirped Schmidt, and ths - case , wss
Mra Schmidt is suing her husband
for a divorce on the ground of deser
tion end ths difficulty is alleged to have
occurred on nor refusal to milpw hint to
visit his young son. j . . .. .
NEGRO FIEND ; LYNCHED
-1 :. BY, CAROLINA MOB
V Weorsal Special Servles.1
Oreenwood, 8. C, Aug. IT. Bob Davis,
a negro, who assaulted - Miaa - Jennie
Brooks and a negro girl near-hare Holi
day, was lynched here at 7 o'clock last
night : Governor Hey ward made - a
strong appeal to aava hint, bat the mob
was 'determined and shot the negro to
death. - -.,. i
Tho. asgro, who .eras eapturad yeater
day afternoon near Nlnety-elx, waa posi
tively Identified by Miaa Brooks. He
was led to within' 100 yards of the
Brooks -horns and - lynched,, a" , negro
woman firing the first shot
Ctre'i a Ose cf Cedprediy fntHttUy Ap?:ii Tte
i Cttw-Fresdi Plxsd Uxssfsetvis Co. IVcst Work Dcae
V'v' f' OFFICE CARPSNTERINO WANTED. '- r
We will have te fix up an office and a parlor or two to show .
.piano some people like to hear how a piano sounds in s parlor
so we're coins; to fix one up. This work, according; to a fjgurer we '
had yesterday, will be about $300-' Well five you s piano (as fine,
as ever crossed the Cascades) snd well pay s cash difference besides
' if youH do the work quickly. t , ; . - ' ' - :j' , :. .
: ' - - - - .'-v ' ; , V' ' PRINT1NQ WANTED.' " C U., h J ?
We will want to Say quite a little by way of the prindns; prees
in the course of the year; we'd fucss about $300 worth. - Wa would
'like for you to look at one of our pianos sse what you think of It
' and if you believe whrf we say of it, take it on account of printing,
and if the piano isn't worth the printing well pay the difference.
',V' "V'';' '-''v 45 : ' ..''V" r '"'-'e."'..'e J.' ',." '.;-;.' ' 'r;
' 'We can show a splendid little Instrument for $217 this Is one ;
of our own and there's but one profit to look out for 4f s retailer --
had hold of it It would be no effort at all for him to get three and
v a quarter for lit. ' " ,- ." . .c 5 X - .n
Our combination piano player is the king of them aQ. It makes .
. Its own argument- twe'd like for you to hear it ' ,. J .
TI12 Rced-Frcncli Ficno Hlffl. Co.
'.'.;.'.' -FRO ft MAKER TO PLAYER ;; v ;i?rj
, Sixth and Burnslds." ' ' The Commonwsahh Building.
. , .. "It may.be a little out ef tbe way, but what ef that?" ; ; '
Jude .Cameron's Justice Chop
: Learns How Italian Musician '
Wooes Heart's Desire.
Mr RAPIANT FLAME
8INQ3 DUSKY LOVER
Tells Wife of Ernest Vanucd That ;
"Thou Selgnett. O'er, Me Tran-
. acendeqt,' Bathing " My, Spirit in ;
Tw remarkable letters were prodJoed .
In , the municipal court this morning '
as an' indication qf tha ardent manner .
In which Thomas Antonelll. the daahing
CAraller of D'Urbeno o band, la alleged
to have, wooed and won Ernest Vsnuccfs
handsome wife.' - , , t ".".! -. .
Vanucd is ths man who sssaulted -stoneiu
at. rourth and Stark streeta
several nights ago and who ' was turned
loose by Captasjh Bruin notwithstanding ;
his. arrest by a private dtlsen. It Ir
over this same-Bccurrence that Attor
ney -Tanckwtch' proposed to have Bruin
Indicted for malfeasance In office,. :
Vanuccl appeared at police headquar
ters . yesterday afternoon and aurren- -
dared himself on the warrant charging '
him with assault . Ha was allowed to
go on' his own 'recognisance and an- -peered
In' the' municipal court this
morning to answer to the charge,. After
enterinr a ' plea of not guilty, he re
lated the alleged circumstances leading
up to the arrest. According to hta story .
Antonelll broke up his home. . In sup-
port of this he produced two letters V
whlch he claimed had been written by .
the musician to his wife. Ona of them '
reads as followa:
"Miss Odette ' ,. '
"To die! so pretty and lovely, for ms .
thyself dooming, fade thug fprever.
' "Thou whom tbe besvens nlone for ,
love- crested, but to destroy , thee waa , ,
my love then fatedl - , . ('
"Ah, - no, those eyes ao ' clear and
bright, for death too lovely thou artl -
. "Heavenly Odette! beauty reeplendent, ',
radiant flower,-blooming and bright!
"Queenly thou reignest e ar me trans- .
eendent bathing my spirit In beauty's
light. ' ; . r
"A dream of. proud ambition in my
heart I was nursing. . Fatal . question, '
but I made by fondest ties, friend, a
name more genial l . . ',. t
"So. by-by. - THOM. ,
Tha other letter Is dated July 1. snd
In It-after acknowledging the receipt -of
a note they writer bewaila the face
that he -can not vial t at her. house. .'
After Inquiring aa to what aha thinks -
of death the lovesick artist aaka the
wbman te meet him at tha -poatoffloe on
the following evening at t o'clock snd"
he will "tell ber what his heart has to
ssy." "v ; ' ' '
Judge Cameron ordered - Attorney
Tsnckwlch to produce - Antonelll- in
court tomorrow.; morning. .... - '
CUPID GETS KNOCKOUT
IN MUNICIPAL COURT
A aevere Jolt waa given Cupid thla
morning when '- Judge Cameron found
Robert Kelly -rut Ity of a misdemeanor
charge and auapended sentence upon the
distinct' understanding thst he" refrain
from his attentlona to Julia Shea. It
will be remembered that laat week Mra.
Shea, the mother of the fair Julia,
caused Robert's srrest and' announced
that although she Sympathised with the
young man, he would have te marry her
daughter. . . ' ""'" '
Upon the calling of the eaae thle
morning Miss Shea took tha atand and
testified that Kelly had contributed te
her delinquency, and Mrs, Shea corrob
c rated thla . teatlraonyi The young
woman claimed that shs had supported
him in Idleness snd when she threatened
to forsake him forever he had written
her a letter announcing his Intention
ef committing suicide. It was brought
nut tho courtship extended over a pe
riod of three rears and that Mrs. Shea
on several occasions had sought to
estrange ths young ouple.
-Julia, In reply -to a queatlon from.
Deputy City , Attorney ntsgarald. de
clared that her. love- for the daahing ma
chinist bad waned. - Mra. Shea broached
the marriage proposition In her tes
timony but Kelly balked and Judge
Cameron after - some deliberation an
nounced his decision In the ease.- Kelly
seemed relieved and said hs would dally
no snore with the girl's sf factions 1f
she would not follow blm.
' "I'll take grid cere that they kape
apart an' If they Insist upon goln' to
gether, ahure I'll have both of them
pinched." said Mra Shea as shs led her
daughter .away; 1