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1 Fair tonight and . Tuesday
j.V -'VOL. V. NO. 143. ' ' V'
Entire Defective Force
Is Discharg eel Expt
Captain Brutal -and
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Detective Hel lyer
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City: Executive .Declares' All Mn-
. competent. Lazy and- Un-
; needed EmployesMrf the Mu
nicipality Mutt Be Removed
From Payrolls.',.: ... , ' ..
. Seven little ideteptlvee ' 4
' . Baaklnc In the aun: ...
pDowro dropped, the ullllotlne,'
4 And then-there was onev,, -
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: - The reeulref the beglnnlnc ef
4 the mayor's campaign for purity -, 4
. 4 la that . thia mornlnv alx aoft
: d : anapa went a-tllmmerlng' and als
d offtclat heada. dropped Into, the
baaket. , Detectlvaa Ha.rtaian,
Pay,' Snow.- Reslnc, Vaubn and
. , . Carpenter -en -the - anhappy als.
d . They were not..nnoeremonlouely 4
- 4' po roinelnf( feeema, vthe reason
' inoompetency, imrneioney ana m
failure -to comply with tha nrtea'd
d and ordera of the department.
:t -Mayor Harry Lane inia morning tooa
, the flrat radical atep In what he ehar
j. aeteiisea- rarioualy as a oampalsn for
craping the barnacles off tha. hull of
the good ahlp of Portland, of eleanalng
. the city payrolls of lice. 'and of driving
'' the drones out of tha city's hives and
. away from the honey. , . ,.;. ', -. ,.
, The flrat .radical step was nothing
more nor leaa than tha dlacharge, of the
v whole dateotlve force of the elty of
Portland, excepting only Captain Bruin
and D"tactlve HeTlyer. In-the inot
' emphatlo lenguag. the mayor declarea
that ha will not stop with the police de
partment, but will go through, every one
- ef the departments under his Juried lo-
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OIILY L1EA0S OF.
6 an Francisco's Streetcar. Men
:f Strike, theWhole City Walks,
-and Railroad Officials Declare
J They Will Rght the Union to a
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San Kranclaco, Aug. - 17. Condition
which followed tha fire prevailed here
' thla morning. Nearly all of San Fran
f claco walked. i ;- '' '
Some were ' jarred over the rough
pavements - In express '-wagons Which
- were temporarily converted Into passbh
' ger oonveyancea; but the clty'a.trAnapnr
tatlon facllltlea are practically ile.1 up.
- Every vehicle available was prosed
""Into service to get people to work.
v : The Geary and .California street lines
era running, but' could carry only a
small proportion ' of (he publlo that
wanted ,to travel.' -''
Crowds of striking earmen gathered
- at the barna of the . TJnlted Rallroade
K , thla morning, but made no riotous drm-
pnstratloiu as thejmpanf jattempjxj9
operate no ears. . -
The union ref usee to take kerlouely the
Statement of President Calhoun that, he
will fight the men to finish, charac
terizing it aa a "bluff."
.. The directors of the United Railroads
meet thla afternoon.
It Is expected they will approve tht
Stand taken by Preeldent Calhoun and
will lock horns with the union for a
flnlah fight. , , - - 1 .''-
Mr. Calhoun thia morning eald the
position of the'eompany was unchanged
and that It atood firmly on the decision
to operate the cars today and . denied
that the company had brought In strike
breakers. He promlaed that cars would
be In operation soon. t ', , " - r '
' , President ' Cornelius aeld. he would
Issue written statement later..
Kflled ea War Oaftrek. '
tJuofaal ViMMal gervlee.l
Portsmouth, Ohio. Aug. IT. Mrs.
Garrett O. Hughna atarted to walk to
rhurrh yesterday with John Harr, and
both were shot and killed by a man sup.
posed te be the woman's husband.)
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; Mayor Htrry Lanft WJio Will
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Mexican : Town .Suffers-
Flood Gates ofHeaveri Remain Open for
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Maiatlan. Mexico, Aug. 27. A larfe
portion of this elty-Is In rulnaaearb-f
suit of the most djsastrous.floodi In . the
history f the port , Twenty days tt
incessant rain throughout thls PaclSc
coaat region haa made the, whole lower
country ft vast eea of water. - There has
been much suffering slnoe the wet ere
aubalded because or the destruction Of
the waterworks system. The only water
aupply Is from cisterns and wells, and
theae are few In number., The waters
of the bay have aupplemented the tor-J
rents which poured down from the in
land, and scores of houses which were
located upon the beach have been ewept
away. . . , , r i 1 '
The broad 'boulevard whloh connected
the city with the. eea - baa been com
pletely destroyed. '; - - '
KE17 rate U7 ih effect
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Railroad. WUI :Atk-for Time in
Wfiich to' Comply With Its
KS: i' Provisions. -1 r.
(Jearaet SpesUl Berrlre.)
. Washington. Aug. 27. Though tomor
row la the date -fixed), for"! the new, rate
law to go Into effect It. U evident that
It will be several i months v before- the
measure will have much If eay, -.effect
on freight ratee. .It Is not beMeved'that
the railroads Intend Vo put any obstacle
In the way of the enforcement of the
law, -but at the same time its various
provisions, call for such -a complete rev
olutlon of existing and eetbllshed eon
dltlona that. It must . necessarily take
some time for the new order of things
to get tnto operation. :' r - , -,t .
- It la aai that some of the clauses ars
conflicting, and there id a diversity , of
opinion' as 'to -how other of the provi
sions are to be Interpreted. - Tf the rall-eeada-and
" express errmpsntes -dewtT
more time In which to publish their
schedules of rstes It Is probable a rea
sonable extension will be grsnted.- - .
The rallroens are eknected to comply
with a general Interpretation of the law
aa drawn up by the new interstste com
merce commission.' ' It 1s evident that
before the law can become fully opera
tive the commission will have to devote
much time to settling d'sputee with the
railroads aa to Just what the several
proatslona mean, t , , . ... .-
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TWO SHIPS ARE LOST
IN CLEVELAND GALE
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Cleveland. (Aug. 17. The : schooner
Agnes Potter' wss burned off ' thle city
this morning and, the schooner William
Orady foundered. .' The wrecks were
caused when the rsrgo of the steamer
Rhods Stewart whloh, waa towing them,
shifted so ss to endanger the ship. No
lives are reported loet. although , a
it-mlle gale Is. blowing. ( ,
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PORTLAND, OREGON, MONDAY EVENING,. AUGUST
fScrap , Off tht Barnacfet.1
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' The city . has s population of IMOO
and hundreds' are homeless. Governor
Pranclseo Cansdo,' who Is -In Mexico
City;- baa been appealed to for . aid.
Hundreds of thousands of sores of cul
tivated lands along the coast have been
devaatated. The loaees to sugar plantsrs
will run Into millions of dollars. .
In this clty the heaviest losers are
the - Bomellers r r family, . whose . entire
stock o( goods: has been destroyed, and
Cla Industrial Agrlcola whose sho fac
tories,' supplying a, largs number of peo
ple, are In rulne. t - i lrX T
The .Qertnen ' eaelno has, been, de
stroyed. A portion of the 'jail occupied
by women prisoners .collapsed, but the
Inmatea. escaped without , aerloue - In-Jury..'-;-
Workt' has been auapended at the
slaughter-houees owing to the caving of
the waUs...' . ; . . ; - :
; ; ; in old cologne
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- Cologne, - Aug. 17. The congress of
scientists, aasemblss tomorrow. The
delegates ars nearly all here. They are
leer that the number present last year,
when. 100 were present, making the
transaction of business clumsy. . Forty
will probably be alt that will attend
thia 'year. Thla le tha flrat conference
since ' the schism between those favor
ing . acceptance from tha Brittah gov
ernment of autonomous government In
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Tern blv .When
HELL FOR ALL CHURCH MEMBERS
Elder jake Petterman of "Gods" Church Declares That Members of
j Denominational Churches Are. Surely Doom'ed-to
.Punishment Says Is Only; True Churchy y :
"All members of ' denominational
churches will go to hslL"
This is ths.starUIng belief put for
ward this morning by Eldsr Jske Pet
termsn at the camp meeting of the
Church of Ood now being held, at East
Tenth and Madison etreeta. The audi
ence of Ood's church people seemed not
st all surprised at .the elder'e state
ment and no voice waa rslaed'ln be
half of the millions whom the speaker
had condemned to eternal punlehment
. "There le but one church," continued
Elder Pettorman, "and that -la Ood'a
charch. Members of .'denominational
churches think mere. of shining In their
specie! ' denomination than ahlnlng in
heavsn- In Ood's church Ood rulss,and
when his spirit movss us -U preach his
word, ws do It; when he-says prsy, ws
prey, but -not until we receive divine
orders. In his ownchurch la ths only
brotherhood of man and hla spirit hov
ers over and directs all our work. Join
the. Church of Ood and you will be
happy forever.. . ... - , .
"There are no alnnera In the Church ef
Ood.'. i It i la-" tha tormal man-made
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Witness Wells Gives
i In Trial of Blue Moun
tain Reserve Case ;
Relates' How Defendants Made
.Unsuccessful Xrab for Ten
Thousand Acres of Timber
1 Land Valued at Three Hundred
' v Thousand Dollars.
Out of the Blue mountain reserve case
new oomes a story of how State Senator
Franklin' Pierce Mays, Wtllard N. Jonss
and George Sorenson, the ' alleged con
spirator at present undergoing trial
In the federal court made an unsuccess
ful grab for 1,00 acres of timber land.
vaiuea at ijoe.eoo. This plot wsa re
vealed by testimony introduced . this
morning in behalf of the government.
Anoiner reaiuro or tne'nau-oay s pje
eeedlngs waa the offering of proof that
In the acquirement of school lands
within 'the proposed reserve the con
splrators resorted to .forgery whenever
mere perjury did. not servs their pur
pose. - ' . - ) . - 7 ... - .
The atef'BrtHe timber lanTptot that
rauea was brought out by the testl
mony of J. U Wells, .a notary public
employed by Jones at tS a head to In
duce citlsens to make application for
the purchase of school lends and at the
same time put- their signature to a
blank assignment Jonss was a thrifty
canvasser. He alone put the eonsplra-
tora in the way of aoqulrlng more than
17,000 acres in the reserve, thus giving
them a base. for the selection of that
many acres of government land outalde
the reserve. Other oavassera . for ap
plications, among them George Soren
son, were squally busy, and when the
Blue mountain reserve landa were, - oa
July IS, 1902. Withdrawn., from entry.
the conspirators found themselves with
a large number or applications stlu on
: .Within the boundaries of the re
serve wera 15,000 acres of unsurvered,
landa These could not be purchased. '
Under the law the state could use these
lands as a baas for outside selections
only after the . reserve was actually
created. The so-called cohtplrators
could hot wslt ' They tiled applications
for about -10,000 acres of Indemnity
lands based on 'tha unsurveyod school
lands within the proposed reserve.
Thera was rich timber land on Maury
mountain. Included In a reserve, - but
then open to entry- Mays, Jones and
Sorenson reached out for thla land.
- tateodaeed la Bvldeaoe. '
Some of the applications for indem
nity Isnds were Introduced In evidence
this morning and when the defence
made objection Special Aaalatant Attor-
ney-Oenera Heney told of the effort
to use unsurveyed school lands as a
"These applications for Indemnity
lands were presented to the dletiict
registrar of ths land office," he added.
-When they were rejected Mays asked
that ths applleatlone be paased and per
mitted to go to the general Isnd office.
This wss done, and the state mads se
lections for the ' applicant . These se-
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What aide VsMecsaaa
There Is but ons church, and .
that is Ood's church.
- Members of - denominational
churchea aire deattned to eternal
punlahment . " .
There are no alnnera In tht
Church Of Ood.j. .- ;
When you are hammering and
hit your finger aay "Pralee the
Instead of "Oood morning' or;
"Hello" say 'TJlory. to Ood." or
t raise the i-ora. '
churchea that are taking people so helL
We do not teach men's creeds, but Ood's
life and precepts. .The Bible is all ws
want, and a Btble without commentaries.
Wa don't tske your name becsuse Ood
lies it snd thst Is all that la neceaeary.
. "Wa haven't got a church, but Ood haa
and we are In It. Ood je our father and
the . New Testsmsnt our mother, while
Jesus Christ lg our elder brother. Ood'a
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27,' 1SC3. FOURTEEN PAGES.
Rev.' C MSmythe, Who
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J. eh an Dramatically Denounces
Z. . .
Seeking to denounce bis enemy, i the
accuaed despoller of hie home, and ac
complish his discomfiture in aa sensa
tional a manner aa possible, Rev. U. M..
Smyths, formerly-, pastor - of ths Mis
sissippi Avenue Congregational -church,
secured the companionship of an Ore-
gonlan reporter, entered the Congrega
tional -church at St. Johns ' yesterday
forenoon and publicly 'charged Rev.. F.
J. Warren.' pastor of ths church, with
alienating the affections of his -wfe. v
"Ton are a' traitor and ' I - denounce
you. Fred Warren.", he said, dramatlo-
after reach inar
he pulpit and
turnlng so that, he faoed the' man he
waa accusing. ' "Ton despoiled my
home, won the love of my wife when
you .were my guest and I have waited
long for thla opportunity to denounce
you.". ;- ':';.,' A , ... .'
Mr. Bmythe's .aocuaatlona staruso
the audience,- but there waa - no stam
pede. Those who had gathered - for the
services sat . waiting Intently for the
next , developments. . The - accusing
clergyman walked slowly from ths pul
pit after denouncing, hla brother, atag-
gered toward the rear oc tne , cnurcn
while covering hla faoo with hla hands.
and seated hlmeelf in a pew near , the
door. - . , - .
"My first Impulse after the aston
ishment, and excitement. of hearing the
chargea was to walk . up to. the pulpit
seise Smyths by the collar and throw
him bodily out of the church," eald C.
W. Potter today. Mr. Potter la' a mem
ber of the board of trustees and one
of. the deacons of the church. "Every
body over here , In St. Johns thinks
church Is our home and we are all brotE-'
ers and slaters. ' Our mother lays down
the law and oar fstner executes the law.
"If yoa are a member of the Church
of Ood, Ood will take care of you. It
la hie spirit that says 'Let htm talk,
let him walk, let him -sing or -pray.' It
Isn't ua, It'a him. He will hew ue to
fit the place he has prepared for ua
We are each a atone In hie building; It'a
only aectarlana that won't stand hewing
that, are noe willing to flit the email
places la Ood's temple. We know our
place . and fill It whatever It . happens
to-be. '.. . .- , ;; i
"If. we ere hammering and happen to
hit our finger what do-we- say? We
say 'Praise ths Lord,', that' a . what . we
aay and mean It. too. , , -
"Ood wants us to L sneak to him. If
ths spirit prompts ua Instead of aay
lng, "Good .morning" or Hello,', we aay
"Olory. to Ood' or 'Praise the Lord. That's
the. wsy we eel, sc why" Shouldn't we
eay - ItT -. ' ' -j - ''
"Thla la the Church ef Ood, founded
on tha booh of Ood, and Ood aay a. There
la one Ixrd, .one faith, ene bapUam.' " -.
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Has Routed All St Johna.
Smythe is crasy ' and we don't believe
a word agalnat Mr. Warren." v
- Smythe had apparently deliberately
planned-hla sensational 'exposure of. the
St Johne minister. - But - Mr.-' Warren
failed to take tho-"8carlet Letter" part
of the. Rev Arthur Plmmlnedale and
-was ; far from being -overcome by' hie
emotions.- - He. calmly' arose. stepped
toward the, front of the pulpit and de
livered . what his parishioners declare
to" toe One of his best sermons. To
those who asked - him . about ths - affair
he declared that Smythe must have been
temporarily deranged mentally
According to Smythe, . the affections
of his wife were won. by Warren while
he was entertaining the St .Johns min
ister. Wsrren saved' the' woman .from
drowning arid she- in return 4s said to
have bestowed - her. love upon him for
his - hsroism. Warren la said to have
refuaed to. see - the woman alnce . that
time, but she left her husband -and Is
now living with relatives in-the. east
The officers of the church will offi
cially ignore ths episode. , They- declare
that, they do not beliefs Mr, -Warren
guilty of any wrong and will taks no
'If there were ..any truth to the
charges Smythe would , certainly, have
preeented them to the church board In a
very , different way,", said Mr. Potter.
"And: we have reason to, believe the
charges untrue in that Dr. House, who
recommended Mr. , Warren to . ua. waa
thoroughly familiar with all ths detslls
of the sf fair. before Mr. .Warren, came
to our church. If the charges had been
true Dr. House would never have sent
us a man like Warren is pictured to be
by his enemy. -. i
"Mr. Warren, Dr.'' House and Smythe
have all talked about the affair and
agreed to do certain thlnga. It had been
supposedly settled when Smythe walked
Into our church, with a newspsper msn
and played to. the galleries with a very
. ."The official board of the church will
taks no action whatever,' but If we can
hear of 'this man Smythe coming to
ward St Johne again we 'Will see to, It
I that, he - doesn't get .- as , far aa , our
Mr,' Warren waa not greatly worried
over , ths , affair, though he- expressed
deep sympathy, for Smythe. 'With his
wife,. Mr. . Warren took a dosen little
girls of St Johns on a plcnlo.down the
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STANDARD IS INDICTED TEN
TIMES BT GRAliD JURY .
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More "Than j SixTThousand
Counts Against Trust Found
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Chicago. Aug.. -17. -Tha flrat grand
Jury returned 10 Indictments, with 0.421
counta, against the StandnriL Oil com
pany thla afternoon.-
The second grand Jury-la ready- to re
port. ... - ..,.-.
Two juries were" required to Investi
gate because of the recent division of
the district la which the violatlona are
said to have occurred. ,
CENTS. ; s7AlmDT2
War in Wall Street Has
for Its Object Control
of the Pacific States
Commerce ; !
Hill, Harriman, Morgan and Fore
sign Capitalists in Greatest Fi
nancial Battle of, .Modern
Times, With jTreasury of SV
Paul Road as a Prize.
: Uaersal Ssedal Rcrrlee.) -New
Tork.'Aug. IT. The Journal sayg
the greatest financial war, according ta,
Wall street records, that haa ever bean
waged on that battleground of multU
millionaires, is now raging, and. Judging
by the action fought on -Saturday, it la
likely, to reach a climax this week.
' Tha immediate object of the fighting
ia the possession of ths Chicago, Mil- '
waukes sWc St Paul railroad with the
t2B.000.000 extra cash to be addad to Its -treasury
from the sals of new stock
Issued. The resl stake, which is of far
greater Importance, however. If the Pa- .
clflc coast trade. .
The opposing forces consist! of J. P.
MorganvJJ'. 'Hni-and their friends. ih
foreign capitalists, on ons slds, and B. .
H- Harriman, the practical owner of the
Union and Southsrn Psclflo rosds, with
Sir William Vaa Hprne, Sir Thomas
Bhaughneasy, tha controllera of ths vaat
Canadian Pacific system, . and their
f rlenda on ths other. Those remaining,
neutral for the time being.- but who are
Inclined to throw their weight to Har
riman, ars James H. Smith and William
Rockefeller, as principal stockholders ia
ths St Paul rosd. .
On the outcome of the war depend
whether the St Paul road Is to be ex-,
tended to the coast (for which purpose
flS.000.000 worth of new stock issue
was voted) In a northerly direction, and
so seriously injure the traffic of the -Oreat
Northern and Northern Pactfle
systems, or southerly, to impslr the fu
ture profits of the Union and Southern
Paclf lo roads.
EACH OTHER 10
Government and Rebel Troops
Meet and Many Are Left Dead
on Bloody BattlefieldPal
ma's Forces Recover Money
. Taken From Looted Town.' '
(Joaraal gpMMal Serrlcs.t "
Havana, - Aug. 17. The government
le allowing valuable time to pass, and la
giving the Insurrectionists a chance to
make recruits. Many towna that war
considered loyal te Palms ' have 1 sent
msn to Join the rebels, and otbor towna
are giving aid and comfort to the op
ponenta of the government
It appears that wherever thera is
chance to help the rebels without risk
ing Pal ma's vengeance, the people are
doing what they can to assist the up
rlslng. ' :'- ; -.,.- .
There have been many small engage
menta. In which some of the rehele
and government troops hpve been killed.
Mejor Oomes reports that he met a
detachment of rebels wlthla a few miles
of this city, and that after a sharp en
gagement he compelled those left alive
to flee, -
It 1s-Tel81e-Th'at "In fhe"erynear "
future a censorship will be established
at the request of Acting Stats Secretary
Montalvo, whola bitterly opposed to
giving any news of ths- movements nf
troops or reports of engagements with
rebela. . , .-. -. . '..
It Is reported by the government thst
ex-Congressman Carlos Mendota. one c
the strongest men In the republic, snd
leader of 4ha Insurgents In the provtnrs
of Santa Clara, has been captured w'
$1,000. , -s -
A fsw hours before the Inmirsvnt
the numbe of-100 made a ouk-k raid i
Laa Iajaa. looted ths public treasury
and carried off M.O00 snd sll the hor,e
Secretary Montslvo tty Issued a
bulletin In which th government of fare
smnesty te sll rebels who go horns !
give up the rrvoiieftmt 2jiut Hie r
eminent ' . '
. Officers wh sre not sll'wed
will be held until tlie courts dele,
whst dlpltl"n ft make of rmr
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