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oualiTY PRISOHERS DECLARE THEIR
FOOD IS HOT FIT TO EAT a
: Write. Open Letter Saying .They
i Vv Do Not Cet Decent '
Food in Jail.
Vy EAT IT, THEY DECLARE
Meat It Bone and Ft, Bread la Stale
v Newcomers Made Sic iy Food
1 Offered Them.
.'''All the taxpayers, whether they think
. T the county prleonere arei being 6verf ed,
' i vnderfed er fed Juet right, are Invited
to reed the bill of fare and then lnveetl
gate oondltlona for themaelvee, even If
they have to to to Jail to do It. The
- 'prisoner five their opinion of the pro
. vender la aa addreea to the publlo is
'. aued thle morning. Sheriff Stevene,
I . who doeen't dine la the courthouse fees.
j J meat, refueee te dlaeuae .the menu,
' J either at or between meal tlmee. The
V statement of hie oorapuleory boardere ie
aa follow: ' ' . ;
"Multnomah- County JalL. (Portland.
! 4 Aug. II. To the Citlsens of Mult
nomah County There hae been a good
i deal publlihed of late in our dally newa
papera on the eubject of feeding the
.--.- county priaonere, both by the court for
mar eherlffe. Story T. Word, and the
I present aherlff. Steyena .Former Sher
Iff Story . gave an accounts of
1 the many thouaandi of dollar! of graft
, there ie In the feeding of the county
prisoner, and we think the Inmatea of
. the oonnty Jan can vouch for the truth
of this. Story's etatement -,
Now. epeaklng to you. the eitlaena
. and taxpayere of Multnomah eounty,
eu, the taxpayere who have to pay the
itllla. If you really wlah to know the
' amount of graft there la til feeding the
4nmatef of thla wunty JalLyoa have
only to read our bill of fare, and then
con and investigate the condition of
, the food youreelvee. or appoint a com
anittee of It good eitlaena to do so. - -
' for breakfaat we get a email pea. of
" (oatmeal muah with ayrup twice a week.
We lavarlably. have to throw It away
on account of the tracee ef rate In It.
' IThe other Are snoralnge we get a little
tainted meat and a rotten potato with
Ite Jacket on. When the meat la not
tainted then It la all, tat aad grlatly and
HEAD ORDERED TO
Ankeny Paper Demands to Know
Position of the Gov- '', .
rftserfat DkpH JMmir '
'leading editorial In the Morning Union.
Senator Levi Ankeny' peper, Governor
Meed waa openly aaked If he ie fighting
'Ankeny. The editorial alao deneuneee
, Frank Keea, warden of the etate pent
' . tentlary at Walla Walla, for lining up
with the boxers, a faction of -the Re
, publioaae oppoeed - to Senator Ankeny
r . and B. D. Crocker, ..hie polltlcalrpre
' eeatatlve. . .-'.:. "-' ; -,; 'v
Senator Ankeny la in Portland, at the
t home of hie eleter, Mre. Harriet K.iMo
Arthur. Tit aileait etreet, and te con
fined te hie bed with Inflammatory
v rheumatiem, . When - aaked ebout the
editorial, Senator Ankeny dleclalmed all
, knowledge of It, and elated thet he knew
of no fight being waged between Qor
' ernor Mead and himself.
1 have Juat come down from the
Sound, where I met Oovemor Meed on
- eeveral- aeeaeloaa, and our eonverea
' tlone were moat friendly. I know noth.
' " Ing about the editorial ' and nothing
. about keea' poeltlon. He la an ap-
polate of the governor'a and probably
r f eela that he haa to do aa the governor
The point which the boxere are preee
. leg agalnet Mr. Ankeny at present la hie
' poeltlon on the primary law. All ef forte
to draw out hie opinion in regard to the
- law- have repeatedly felled, until today
" he atated that he wee In favor of a prl
1 mary law. "A good one," he qualified.
Governor . Mead te known to be In favor
. of each a law, and It la euppoeed that
Meede declaration " and Ankeny'a ei
. lenee have brought about the present
'i oenfllcL However, Keee1 poeltlon la
'.the leat city election of . not eupportlng
f' Hunt, the Ankeny eendldate, If not ao
v tnally fighting for Kellough, the auc-
eesiful boxer candidate, Ie probably the
! real cause of the trouble, end the An
, keny lieutenants eey that Keee action
waa eanctloned by the governor, AT
least they say that the governor haa
not disavowed them, and allowed each a
conclusloa to remain.
PEOPLE OF BUTTEVILLE
CONDEMN REV. SMYTHE
' rteeelal fmpetrb te The leeraaL)
' Aurora. Or., Aug. IS. The people of
Buttevllle, near this "place, where Rev.
Warren waa formerly located, are loud
la their condemnation of Rev. Smytbe
for hie denunciation of Rev. 'Warren.
While et Buitevllle Rev. Warren made
friends with every one. and made many
convert to the church.
SAVES HIS WIFE BUT
-LOSES HIS OWN LIFE
- (Jeoraal gpectal Brlee )
' San Francisco, Aug. 11. Bui-rounded
"V flame, Joseph SneaTa" sign painter,
early this morning euccessfully lowered
hi level! wife by a Pully from the
, third story at 171 Dolores street and
waa himself precipitated Into the street
- fey the burning ef tbe rope., receiving
fatal lajuriea Other occupenu.of the
rix-atory building eeceped. ,Tha build
lag waa aeetroyeo.
uzzxnr wiLiiNOT. v
. nESIG.'J CHAIRMANSHIP
iMat Bn.rU! Mm litis..
Kew tork. Aug. IL-l-Tom Taggart Is
for Bryan, whether Bryan le for Tom or
net Taggert heeda the Bryan recep
tion committee from Indiana, which ar
rived today, and eeye he 1 aot going to
resign from the rational committee am
yet aor aoon. He eeye: "la not built
t .1 wtrt I Uke the Job."
not even eatable by a hungry dog. The
meet la nothing but scraps and trim
mines front the butoher's bleok. And
ae to the ooffee. it elves every one
nesri uurn and maaea taena aica.
For dinner we get the same so-called
tea, ar o it ia properly called hot
tuff, with a quarter ef a t-eent loaf
of bread. The V. S. bakery eelle thle
kind, of biead two loavearoTrtnU.
Thla ia a good dinner! y . ;,
For supper we get " a ' emell pan of
etew nearly all bone, gristle, weter and
a little of the aeme dog meat, with the
usual tea, and that Quarter loaf of dry.
bread.. We get thla three tlmee a week,
and twice a week we jet cooked bani
With" a Diece er pork thai no one can
eat. unless they ere on .the point -efil
l.mraHAn . 1 nr. 1 1 V makes thSM
b-ms. v - - m AJa lAd lea m aatliUl aj iij gtway Ills) yivtMiarw aueave
newoomara vomit whsn they are hangfyFcapture Plnar del Rio and march upon
and eet It. The other two evenings "Ihiivihi mmtil hlsa to less rriUlgT. h't
usually get for breakfast.
But the woret of it all la the nerve
of the trusty of this Jail, who la a prla
oner, and goes on errenda for the In
metes and the Jailer. This trusty de
mands ua-to pay him a commission of
10 cent on the oouer tor going aa er
rand. . and then, he chergee twloe the
retail price' that eur eatable cost him.
which we esk Mm to buy for ua because
we are hungry and must eat And If we
ehould remonstrate with thla trusty for
being held up and robbed while defense
less behind prison bars we only get In
sulted and no eatlafaction, , not evea
from the Jailer. . " : .
Our vlaltlna- friends are not allowed
to bring eatables of any kind, not even
fruits, for fear ihat theramaybei
sledge hammers, eoel chisels and sawe
hidden In applea, orangee, bananaa. pie.
end other eateblee. That la the only
reason the Jail authorities have for aot
letting eatables into thle Jail.) "
navs you ever mouim ox jinv pwr
blllty f biding a hammer la M orange
end eo re ring it up ao well aa to oonoeal
iit xry it.
- Well, eat we must, aa while we have
money we muet allow ourselvee to be
robbed or. etarve. We, the Inmates,
are appealing to the iympathlee of
the public for rtfftieasl -after having
failed to get satisfaction -evem. the Jail
en taerttiea. (Signed
: B. W. JONES.
1 H. iOHANNgKN, . v
-A.- U PARK. '
: T. BERNARD. -V? fi
. TOM BUCKXKT. ,
K. R, COON. -
GCOROB AUSTIN. .
V J. C BENNETT.
' L. CRAM. ' ' -
POST OFFICE DEPARTMENT
Contracts Are Made for New Lo
-cations for Two Substations .
" 'V ' .' ! In Portland. .
Washington. D. C, Aug. II. The
poetoffloe department haa made the tol
lowing leaees: -; . '
PortUAd, station D, Reed, 'Flelde -A
Tynin company Lease cf new quar'
tero for the ta:lon at numbera tit and
114 Rueaell street, term of five yea re
from November 1. v .
For heat. The Dallea Columbia lodee
No. f, I, o. O. F for new quartere for
the poatofflce on the north side of Sec
ond street, between Federal and Laugh
Ha atreete, for a term of le year front
December I. :,- . " .... .
OnUrlo, Ontario lodge No. to, I. O.
O. F, new quartere for the poetoffloe
on the eeat aide of Oregon street, be
tween Idaho and Washington atreete,
for a term of 10 year's from October 1.
For Corvallls the department accepted
the proposal of Archie J. Johnson -to
lease new quarters for the poatofflce on
the north elde 'of Madleon street, be
tween First and Second atreeta, for a
term of five yeara from November 1,
ltot, Including complete "bqulpment of
heat, light, safe and water. . -
For Portland it leaned from Roewell
B. Lemeon - new quartere at lit
Flaadere etreet for a term ef five yeara
from November V: t i . . .'
STREETCAR STRIKE TAKEN
GOOD NATUREDLY ; .
People Walk While Employes and
Employers Remain Stubborn -in
San Francisco. Aug. II Thla city
till takea th tleup of the ' ear Itnee
good naturedly and le taking advantage
of the poor transportation facilitiee af
forded ay every manner . of vehicle
preesed into commission. '
A large majority, however, walk. The
strikers continue . to gather about the
car barns, but no violence le attempted.
The company ha made no 'effort to
put- out care President Calhoun thle
morning practically admitted that
Strikebreaker Farley le on hi way
from ' New Tork with eeveral hundred
men to make an effort to start traffic.
There is no evidence of weakening on
the part of the union, but the evident
determination of . the company not to
yield and the report that strikebreakers
ar comlaa ha dampened their ardor.
Andon Andrewa and Henry wolf
dropped dead on the otree'tethM morn
Ing as an Indirect reeult ef the street
car strike. Both had heert disease and
were compelled to walk long dlstanoee.
BAILEY STARTS ON -
BAD MEAT CRUSADE
). a) e Jre)--- ar-v
e Stat Food and Dairy Com- e
e - mleeloner Bailey - hss 1 filed e
a cherges sgsinst Thomas. Duffy
q and jBck Henry on the ground
that they eell meat that ha e
a oeen, treated witn preservatives.
q ' Commissioner Belley haa an
4 ttouneed a erueed agalnet pck-i
4 ere and dealere who eell euch
4 meat a He will conduct a rigid
Investigation, he eaye, and will
w vigorously proeeaat all who are
q found guilty,
q Henry objects to th charge
4 ' for the reaeon. ae ae explains,
thst the commissioner should
q attempt to punish local' packers
e who prepare the meats and from
4 ' whom they are purchased rather
d . than those who ecll ' It to
Ex-Congressman Mendleta an
cAnnm iranrta Irrlwa at '-
Havana, Aug. IC The etatement that
lnsurasni leaders, ' except Guerre, ere
going to surrender haa been overdrawn.
However, It ie thought that practically
all ,- Will - coma . ln Recruiting hsa
stopped. The pay of all troops In the
eervlee haa been increaaed. Ex-con
greeeman Mendleta -end-Colonel Aranda,
who were leedlng the Ineurgente aun-
day. vrere brought into this city today.
follower. aapMUas him to anaa.rrwjr
teculer rush agalnet the government
foroee. . ' , '
Business la picking up and "merchant
are regaining confidence In Palma'e. gov
ernment. ..; ! "
The government offera amneety-to
alt rebels who ga home and gva up the
revolution agalnet the government. Offi
cers ere,, not allowed aVnneety and will
be held until the court determine their
disposition. Commander surrendering
with their entire commaada, will, how
ever, ' be promised . unconditional par
don. Prealdent Palma haa glvea out a
etatement in which- he says that the
Insurrection hsa no ideal and no pro
gram. He say that th present move
ment Is one of local adventure, a eras y
morement-of the- discontented. The
government can "have ao petty spite
agalnet thoee who return te their eenee
and abandon the eaue of disorder. - '
.. The . . yebela . eoeupled - Bejucal laet
night and fought the ru rales until
morning, and still retain possession.
Three Insurgent and one of the loyal
ist wer killed. , - - ' - i
Oifloefa la Qommaad are Jo
, Man Seeoad Shi meady.
i nrarDMur BM-TiM.t
New York. Aug.- ti. A -veeeel I
known to have ealled from this country
for ' Cuba with arm and ammunition
for th Ineurgenta. The ahlp le sup
posed 10 be the auxiliary aohooner An
dre of Philadelphia. Offlcera formerly
la the American navy ar ia command.
Another ahlp le preparing to sail with
tente and supplies. The government 1
watching t Intercept the latter.
iiJQ OF 60DDARD USED BY
Connecting Link Showing That
: , College Profeuor Frey Was
' Married Before. ' V
(Iporael apeeUl service.) ' I
Chicago, Aug. II. That C. H. Frey I
one stated he had adopted the name
of Ooddard le the lateat link la the
chain which eeeme to.be forging -Iteelf
around the man, who, after aa abeence
of II yearo, returned to hie deserted
famllyia Xlfeagar VTewwe"eke ago,'
only to be accused by Mre. C. H. Ood
dard of Hurley, South Dakota, of hav
ing committed bigamy by marrying her
Information that Frey used tbe name
of Ooddard came to Attorney W. R
Fetaer, who repreeenta . Mrs. Ooddard,
In a letter from a buelnese man of Hum
boldt, Iowa The letter state that a
maa named Frey attended college at
Humboldt for two or three' yeara, be
ginning In 1177. About that time he
left a widow aamed Mra Clara Swats,
who also disappeared. Ia lilt or in
1114. it la alleged, they returned to
Humboldt and announced that they had
been married. Jt wee at that time, ac
cording to the letter, that Frey said
h had hi nam changed to Ooddard.
CIGARETTES AS ANTIDOTE
: FOR TEA DRINKIhfi
Cleveland Health Officer Advises
Women to Smoke tojOvor
. Tcome Beverage.
(JosVnal Special service )
' Cleveland, Aug. 11. Dr. FrTedrich. a
health of fleer of Cleveland, advises the
women of tbe smart eet to smoke cigar
ettes if they are addicted to tbe use of
strong tea. Tea, he declares, net only
rulne the complexion, but caueee heart
dleeaae, and he would remedy both with
"Tannin, the active principal of tea.
stimulates the heert without feeding It,"
ne aaia tooay. -women are eelsed with
heart disease without knowing the rea
son. It 1 th Ua they drink, and while
tannin cumulates th heart, nicotine de
WOMAN IS OVERCOME
BY GASOLINE FUMES
rpeiel Olssetet te Tk tarsal)
Athena, Or., Aug, . 11. While engaged
ia cleaning clothing with gasoline at her
home north of town yesterday, Mrs. A.
J. Wagner waa overcome by Inhaling the
fumes which evaporated from the liquid.
The action of the gasoline waa similar
in .reeult to inhalation of gaa, and the
condition of Mre. Wagner for a time
waa oerloue. Her breathing waa, ex
tremely difficult, and before the arrival
of a physician she waa la a aemi-con
clou state.- . .:,.. ,,
OF MURDERING WIFE
Macrae! gpeetal Service.)
Los Angeles, Aug. II. The polio
have learned that Fred Cook, the hue-
band of Mra. Jennie Cook, who waa mur
dered on a Santa Monica car laet night
was on th eame car. They are pooittve
ha did the shooting, no trace of him
haa been found. ) .-
TWENTY ARE RESCUED
FROM BURNING SHIP
. . . f
rJflsrul asaHel ti il-a.) '
Detroit, Aug. If. The eteamer Eddy
caught fire etieea off Port Sanltao thla
morning. The eteamer Mackinac an
swered the dtstrssa signals and rseoued
1 people. Including th captala's wife
rciLcijs n 'Ftm3 c?
okeh i:::i5ito q;i-;
i ' " ' ..-; :
0; W. Olson, Accused of Seir-
wood Fraud, Asks Quashing
' of Indictment, r '
Rsgardleea of' declalone by., both
Judge Sears and Judge Fraser-tOf the
circuit court declaring that the grand
Jury that found the Indlctmente agalnet
the men ha were eeioro nava cen
Implicated in the ' Sellwood precinct
election frauds wee legal and 'properly
drawn, O. W. Olson, one of the Indicted
men, haa filed a motion In the circuit
court to quaah the indictment against
him oa the ground that the grand Jury
Lwas not a regular-end -legally : coaati
I luted body.. V" ' :
- Oleoa was arraigned with the other
participants in the election frauds and
the time of pleading his guilt or Inno
cence was sat for September l. Fol-
the necessity of making hie plea on the
date set by lading advantage or tne
technicalltie of the law and, filing the
That the supreme court Of the state
will be aeked to peaa upon th validity
of the Sellwood election fraud grand
Jury 1 conelderod certain. Notice of
eppeal hae been given in the caee of
Charlea Bock, and G. Plass, secretary of
the Mount Hood Brewing company, yes
terday filed a bill of exception to th
ruling of Judge Freser In denying hie
motion to quash the indictment agalnet
The time af pleading of a number at
the election fraud defenaent waa flxM
at Jdly 15 aad all avoided pleading bv
filing .motions to quash the Ind let
men fir These were disposed of by
Judge Frsier and next Saturday, Sep
tember u named aa the tlm tor theia
to BleaaV-:.v .w.'.--.. .
FOS THE CAT1AL Z0;;E
Sends Out Circulars Asking
"for Bids on Enormous
' : Amount. . . .
Circular hae been Issued by the
government purchasing agent of . the
Panama canal commission asking for
bids oa aale of 1.110.000 feet of lum
ber to the commission to be need In
canal work. Bid will be received to
September 1. A copy of the circular
hee been received by the Portland
chamber of oommerce and la on file
for use by local lumber manufacturers.
Blank propoeala have., also - been re
ceived to furnish Chlneee labor to be
need under direction of the commission
on work in th .canal sons. Bids will
cloee September 10.. , The chief of the
bureau of atatietice at Washington hss
acknowledged receipt of data aent from
Portland showing the movement of com
merce in this port, and Portland will be
ean on the next published map Issued
by the department of - commerce .and
labor. The data wlU appear in the July
number of the document known ee the
Summary of Internal Commerce.1
President R. R. Hoge and secretary b.
C Olltner-of the. chamber,.. with the
party of relet lvee and friend sccoro-
outing, are expected to arrive home to
day, after .eeveral weeke-epent in fish
ing, and hunting at Mario lake. ' .
Vt ii i - - . :.
JUVENILE COURT BOYS
TO WORK PICKING HOPS
Twenty boy who want an opportu
nity to work in the hop yarda and earn
money will be given a chance by the
Juvenile Improvement essoclatlon, uv
der the direction of the Juvenile court.
These boy will be taken next Monday
to the hop yarda of Colonel Haim.-a,
near Forest Grove, where a camp will
be eetabllehed. They will remain dur
ing the hop picking eeaeon. '
. Cooking utensils and a building ti
camp la will bo - f urniahed by Colonul
Halnea The Juvenile Improvement as
sociation will see that the boy get to
the hopyard and that a competent cook
le provided for them. - Each boy will
Uke hi own Biaaaot. Tney win oe
officer of the Juvenile court. probablyJ
Truant "Officer B. D. white. The ex
penses of maintaining the camp will be
determined at the end of the eeaeon ana
each' boy will pay his share. The offi
cer of the Juvenile court believe-that
the expense of each poy win not exeeea
II cent a day for the entire trip. The
average earning of boy in hop yard
Is said to be about 11.10 per day, thus
leaving them a aloe little profit
ALLEGED WIFE BEATER
PLACED UNDER ARREST
A chocking tale of a husband's bru
tality haa come to light aa tUo result
of the erreet of Harry Wilson this
morning by Patrolman O. Nelson oa a
warraat eharglng him with asseult and
battery. The complainant In- the ceee
la Hatue wuson, th wit of in oe
The oouple were married about five
months ego and reside in a scow at the
foot of Market street According to the
women, a week after the marriM cere
mony Wilson commenced hla campaign
Of abuse and ill-treatment which cul
minated in hi arrest today. It Is al
leged that h cam bom in an Intoxi
cated condition this morning' and pro
ceeded to admlnleter a beating to his
wife After striking her repeatedly In
the face and-'naaitly fracturing her jaw,
It I claimed that Wilson attempted to
kick the woman Into the river.
She sought safety la flight and re
ported the matter to the police. A war
rent wee lasusd for Wilson' arrest
and ha will have a chance to explain hi
conduct to Judge Strode tomorrow mora
Ing, j, .;,.: -...' .. '. ;;
NEGROES INTEND TO
1 lleareal aesetal Servtee.t
Beaumont t Tex., Aug. II. Negroes
have addreeeed a letter to the leading
newspaper eaylng that they Intend to
rule the town aad resent the puaiehment
Inflicted by the . authorities whsa loo
wer arrested and discharged for
vagrancy and ordered to leave town.
FIGHT FOR HONOR OF
' WELCOMING W. J. BRYAN
Washington, Aug. II- Flv different
organisations hsv asked the custom
offlclele to permit them to take Bryan
from the steamship at quarantine in a
tug. The quarreling organisations will
probably be told by Assistant Secretary
Reynold to determine th fight among
Real Estate A Trust Company
ClwaeS (IS UOOra -iViil-
tete eV Trust company closed Its doors
this afternoon. It le rumored that
forged peper, from tl.006.ftol to 110,
000,000, la in circulation. The Clearing
Houee association met to confer vn the
teltusiloa. and -It , la believed , erUl - tide
tne company over. v - i
' Frank Whipple, president of the com
pany, died Sunday. When the fetters
waa announced, a great, crowd of de-
poaltora gathered; . City bankere have
pieiUa. no.aghlocjj ver. the compeny'a
Th, company waa chart.reff-wj
Ita paid up capital waa 11,800,000, and
ita depoelte cloee to M0O,000. It held
la truet funds of about 114,600,000, of
which all hut about 1100.000 Jt invested.
At the meetings of SO bank preetdente
and vlce-prealdents today, they found
the affaire too much Involved to ehooee
a auoeesaor for Whipple, and continue
business, and. decided to apply for a' re
It Ie rumored that Whipple speculated
heavily and lost several fortunes. It
Is hinted that hia death was unnatural.
Th Philadelphia market at the new
lumped and the New York exchange
fell ebout a point The clearlng-houee
waa aeked to eubeerlbe 17,000.000. It
did not do It It 1 said that the aura
It did subscribe was M.eOO.000. No
charge le laid to Whipple's door except
that he was unfortunate In business In
vestments. Dr. a Weir Mitchell Ie a
Nnember of the board of director - -
Ia th petition for a receiver, Direct
or 'John H. Converse ststee thet the
late . prealdent without knowledge of
the bank's directors. - invested Urge'
irmV secured, by collateral not negoti
able or really converted to face value
of upward Of 11,000.000, and by false
report to th director brought about
Llha present condition.
Whipple held at tna end or tne is si
flecal year nearly 11.000.000 of the
Preabvterlan church funds as treeeurer
of the board of trusteca of the general
- Judge A.udendrled appointed George H.
Earls Jr., prealdent of the Finance Com
pany of Pennsylvania, as receiver.
Whipple practiced law until he organiaed
the company, when he waa made - it
president He waa prominent la chart
tlea and a member of the board of true
teea of ' the general aaeembly . of tbe
Preebyteriaa church.' '
PRISONER TRIES T17ICE TO
KILL HGSELF III CELL
Police Cut Him Down Just in
" Time to Prevent Him Car-V
rying Out Purpose.
' Suffering from either eulcldal mania
or delirium tremens Richard Stark, a
srleones, confined In the .city prieon hae
made -two uneurceeefuf attempte to end
hi Ilf during th past II hours. That
In either Instance ha we not successful
waa due entirely 4o the vigilance dis
played by the police. In charge of the
jalL - , - ' . ',
. Sbo-tiy before the second nignt re
lief reported for duty the attention of
Patrol Driver O ruber waa attracted by
the loud rattling of. the bare fn the
city prison. Upon opening the door
leading .to the cells he waa Informed
by Hicks, a trusty, that Stark had
committed suicide In cell No, 10. It
was but the work of a momeat for O ru
ber to opea the cell door and cut down
the man. it was found that h had tied
on and of a leather strap about hi neck
and the other to the bate of the eelL
Stark waa almost strangled, but upon
recovering signified hla Intention of re
peating the attempt ''
That he le la earnest waa demon
strated this morning at the opening of
the municipal court Securing in eome
manner a piece of heavy twine Stark
tied the string .about hi neck and
through the bare oa the etairway leedlng
thedooH Jn-he courtroom
prisoners raised the alarm aad Bailiff
Thomas Jefferson Caaey ruehed to the
scene. The string was untied and Stark
none the worae for hla experience waa
again locked up. It wag decided In view
ef the two attempte to end hi life to
end the maa to the county Jail for x
aoilneion aa to hi aenlty, ; , -
THREE ENEMIES BEAT-
IN AGED MAN'S RIBS
,. '-V'-;",' ' . i i i n i (,-'
Wsston, Or., Aug. St. Charles Sam
and hia two sons of Weston attacked B.
F. . Walden, an old man, . yesterday,
breaking three rib and otherwise beat
ing htm up until he la aow In a pro
earloua condition. The men are held
upon a charge of aeseult and battery
made agalnet them In the Justlcs court
: Same wa one before charged with
aasault upon Mr. Walden, and pleaded
guilty In the circuit court He waa glvsn
a six-months' sentence, but wa la
leased on parole - The trouble broke
out again,,' however,' and a a reeult Mr.
Walden ia now In the hospital and his
life I endangered. , The ease against
Sam will be held up pending tbe re
covery of hla victim, .-. A
'FRISCO CAR SERVICE
: IS TO BE RESUMED
' (Jeoraal Roeelal aervlee.)
- San Franclaco. Aug.
Streetcar eervlee will be resumed e)
almoat at once. The United d
Railroad company ha resolved e)
to prsvent greater hardship to.
-thapdtleehd will do ita duty e)
q aa a publlo service corporation. , e
1 This wlU Be none in spite oi ey
the threate of violence and In e
tlmldaUons. "We are anxlou e
to treat the , carmen' union d
fairly, and for any trouble that ' e
may ensue aa impartial public e
wlH plaoe th blame upon whom e)
Thle declaration waa mad to- 4
day ' by Mullallyr speaking for . e
President Calhoun, after Mul- e
lally and Calhoun were eloeeted . e
together for an hour. Mullally e
e atated the company hee nof yet o)
e completed it plan for running e
e the care, but. they wlU probably e
e be perfected ih th next 14 houre. . e
e- Mayor Schmtta declared today ,e
e h would exheuat every poeelble e
e means to bring the two eldee of ' e
e the controversy together to ef- 4
d feet a settlement , .
. cy c:x.::.i '
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Upon Rscbmmend&t'on of Judge
MoDride Murderer Is'
Clvn I fvtrtv
(BpeeUI Otepeteb te Tbe JearaeLI
Salem,' Or.. Aug, II. Oeorge Upton
waa today granted a full and uncondi
tional pardon by Governor Chamberlain.
yptonwaa sent to Jhe penitentiary, foj
life from' Columbia county for the mur
der of William DeJournett and. be has
already served more than eight yeara
The perdon waa granted on the recom
mendation of Judge MoBrtde, who of-
ficiateat-tba-triaL- '-r- 7 "
Upton managed to elude the vigilance
Of the officer for four or flv year
after he did the killing and wee eventu
ally arrested by Detective Snow of Port
land. .... r. : ..-. ...
. VERGE OF 17HR
Strained Relatione Shown by
Resignation of Bulgarian .
' .... : Oiplomatio Agent. ! -
ioeraal Ipeelal Servlee.) ;
New Tork. Aug. 21. A csbl td th
Sun from Constantinople eays: The
sudden resignation of th Bulgarian dip
lomatic agent here 1 a aerloua aymp
ton of ths trained relation between
Turkey and Bulgaria. Th possibility of
war between these two power 1 gener
ally admitted. Should there be a clash
a Bulgarian victory Is highly probable.
. It Is rumored that the sultan haa or
dered Arlf Pasha, commander of th
Second Adrlanople army corps, to pro
par for. mobilisation oa tbe Bulgarian
frontier. The Turkish Inspector-general
of frontier haa been aummoned to
Ylldla Kiosk. . . ,L .
THIEF STEALS NOTHING
; EXCEPT FALSE TEETH
' What use a thief could poeelbly have
with eeveral Bet HTralss neeth is the
problem, tha Captain Bruin newly
Hedged are endeavoring to aolve. - A re
port wee received thle morning from Dr.
B. E. Wright 144 H Washington street
that, during the night the ehowoese In
front of hie office had been broken open
with a chisel and the contenta, consist
ing entlrelyof falee teeth, carried away.
The crook left three false teeth Jaw
with a couple of gold teeth and- two
gold cape on the top or tbe case, where
they wer found by the polio. , :
After rifling Dr. . Wrlght'e eaae the
criminal next turned hla atep towarde
Dr. P. S. Longworth e dental display at
1I1H Morrison street and added to hla
stock of fala teeth. Acting Detective
Tlchenor haa been detailed to make aa
Inveatlgatlon but ao far haa ao clue te
the thief.'.--; ,., , '' r--
ORIGINAL TO E. Z. MARK -BUNKOED
According. to the report made to the
f police thtr-momtng by CM. Johnson of
Sea view. Oregon, he eaa Jy claim to
being the original -Mr. K. Z. Mark.
Johnson arrived here eeveral day ago
and engaged quaetare at the Hotel Es
mond. Laet evening In a north end re
sort ho met a booh companion of former
daya, In the person of a . da ah lug
She routed, a plaintive tale about an
Obdurate . landlord who 'demanded hi
rent oa penalty of ejectment and John
son's heart waa eo touohed that , ha
aunaled ua 147. . Tbe young woeaaa de
clared that h Would return th kind
loan and gave him the, key t her homo
ae - security. - On eome pretext she
topped outside for a moment aad dis
appeared. The police are searching for
tbe woman. t -
RAILROAD MEN TO
; OBEY NEW RATE LAW
, .I. w . . ' .
(Joaraal Special gerviee.)
- Waahlngton, Aug. ll.Th rata Uw
K.- affective W "d a nnfer.
enea of about railroad men was held
with the eommleelonere. The rauroea
men asked an , extenalon of time for
filing schedules and asked permlealon
t - oontlnue "their present method of
posting the schedule demanded, The
regulations In th matter of publlehing
export and import rates waa brought up
, a number- oz -tecnnrcai questions
eonaidsred. : They assured the com ml e-
sioners that tney-nao no intention ox
Ignoring the iawv i ... -
OBJECT TO DRINKING--'
t FROM BALTIMORE; FOUNT
(loerael Special lervlea.)
CoatesvlUe, Pa.. Aug. II. Unregen
erate health commlasloner and Inlqult
ua deputies have blocked the progress
of : the negro . Disciple of Christ'
bound for salvation via th Brandywln
river. After eervlee Kev. Oeorge
Waahlngton dipped the congregation
every Sunday. The authorttlee today
told him that hereafter If the water
waa effleeeioua he muet duck converts
In a barrel of It The Brendywlne la
the eourco of the aeareity of the water
uppiy. ' . ' ' ;
DEATH FOR DEATH
: SOCIETY IN RUSSIA
-:. . . , - v. ; .
V ' Ueerset peetsl Servle.) , v '
St Petereburg, Aug. II. A aootety
known aa "Death for Death" haa been
formed and la publlehing notloea la the
Kpers that It will kill a revolutionist
ider for every .victim of the terror
ists. The society signed th warning
with skull and cross bones. Fighting
between police aad people la eaeny-elttee
la reported. Casualties ar numeroua. '
MORAN INSISTS ON - V -
; RUNNING FOR GOVERNOR
Boston. Aug. II. District Attorney
John B. Morsn he refused to permit
W. J. Bryan to deelde whether he Is to
be a cendldat for governor. - Moran
says that he 1 th candldat chosen
by hla party. . . '-:J ; - ....
' Qanalae Faaeral "omereow.
Thome F. Canning, th Fhlllppln
war veteran who poeed aa a model for
the sta as on the soldiers' monument
at Rlvervlew cemetery, and who died
suddenly last Friday, will be burled at
I o'clock tomorrow et Rlvervlew. Fu
neral services will be held at Coroner
Flnley'e ehspel by Camp Scout Teung,
No. I. United Spanlah War veteran, of
which th deceased waa a member. .
.,7r n n.,,.1n
jTtc'Trn rve V"' Ut?-Hm-
Chow Real Charactxr cf
' Rev. Fred ). Warren.
.'' Rev, C M. Smythe, who created a sen-aatioiratsc-johng
trunday" hy. pubflcly"
denouncing Rev. Fred Wsrren, pastor of '
th Congregationaltat church at that
place, ae the deepoller of hia home, an
nounced today that hi wife would reach -Portland
Thursday to assist him In a
libel suit against the St Johns minister.
His wife, he says, will testify eon .
oamlng Warren' a conduct, and will aa
alat her husband In every way poeelble.
Smythe declaree that a libel suit agalnet ,
Warren for defematloa of character will ,
be In tl tffTed at once. - . ' 1 .
expect To etcure the services of
An ..attorney and . begin" the suit right
away," he eeld today. "I telegraphed
my wife, who waa In Minnesota, and re
ceived a reply that Che atarted for'
Portland yesterday. She1 will reach
here Thuraday evening. I will be abl
to ehow the charaoter ef Warren and
hie effort to ruin tn and my home."
- Members of the church at St Johns
express - confidence In the Integrity of
their pastor, and insist that Smythe is
orasy. They ale declare that they will
render all possible aeolstaaes to Warren
In avoiding further trouble with Smythe.
BARBER L'ET AGCiDEtlTAL
DEATH, SAYS JURY--"
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:J;-, m r . .. ,. S - :-
Testimony at - Inquest Shows
That Man Was intoxicated
rTT",:: When Killed. . ' , ' ,
when he fell under a Mount Scott car -and
'was killed laet Saturday midnight
wss pretty well established tn a four
houre Inquest held over the remalna '
today. The six Jurymen exonerated the
conductor' and motorman of the ear
and brought in a verdict of accidental
. aMtrc 1 t '-.' v: -
Th wltneaaee examined were T. 1. ,
Smith, the eonduotorfC. V. Orafstrom, -the
motorman; Dr. A. Tllver, end Nellie
Smart, Delia Mullen, Maggie Johnson ."
and C Lundgern, the laat -four being .,
fellow-peaaengere of ' Barber. ' - The ,
conductor, ' motorman ' and passengera, "
all but Lundgern, testified to the in
toxicated condition of the deceaeed and -their
aooounte of the aoetdeat agreed in
all eeeantlale. Barber got oa the ear .
ia aa intoxicated condition, went " to :
sleep, waa carried past his destination
before being awakened, then paid hla ,
fare on to Lents Junction, where he got
off the tall end of the car and, a th
car backed up, ha clipped on th em
bankment, fell aerose the south' 'raU -and
had his skull crushed by the pilot
Lundgern' story differed In that ha . .
did not bellevei Barber waa drunk and
thst ha thought- Barber ' waa truch
while eUndlng In the mlddl of th
track and knocked down.
. AU the witnesses were eloeely croea-
examined by Attorney Erneat Brand. .
Jr... John M.-Long and B.-B. Seabrookv-
-the t wo f ireNhamed being there to rep
reseat the widow en th Mat-named
being there to look after aho Interssta
of the Portland Railway; Light Pew ;
ar company. Despite the verdict. Brand ,
say damage will be demanded by the
company. . -f .," ( ''
Mre. B, Campbell.- elster of the de--eeaaed.
declare that. Barber we not ,
drunk on th night of hla death, a h
never drink on Saturday night Bo- ;
Idea, the last man he shaved, at 11 p.
ha., a well aa hie nephew, who saw him
to th ear, both aey he waa perfectly
ober. . -. ,.; .'.''.i ; r
PROGRESS BEING MADE HI
BLUE UOUIITAKf CASE
' , i - -
B. F. Smith CsJUd' to Witness
Stand to Testify , for v
B. T. Smith, eon of H. A. Smith, waa
a government witneee this afternoon at
the trial of the Blue' Mountain reserve
case. According to the prosecution, H.
A. Smith; now-dead, -was prominently
engaged' in the : land iraua oonnmracy
for which Slate Senator Mayo, Willard
X. Jonea and Oeorge Boremion are now
being tried. The sorr testified that be
had taken a half eectlon of achool land
at the request of hla father. Thla half
eectlon wee within the Blue Mountain
reserve boundaries ss recommended la
the report af Forest Superintendent ,
Ormsby. ;- - ' "'' ',' ' --
The witness Identified ' a blueprint
copy of a map of the proposed reserve
made by John W. Rowland for H. A.
Smith. Thla map was ueed by Ormsby
When he went Into the Blue mountain
country to make' the Investigation
ordered ' by " Binger Hermann, commis
sioner af the genera) lead offloa. s-v
Further queetlona by Prosecutor
Heney. Jrought out that H. A. Smith
died ia May, 1101, aad that Willard K.
Jonea and A. F. Flegel wsre the execu
tors named in the will. The inventory
Of tbe estate Included about 1.000 acre
Of school landa ., ;."" ' . 'j i
FIRE ENGINE NARROWLY
ESQAPES CAR COLLISION
la reepondlng to an alarm af ffra at
Seventh and Stark street thla afternoon,
the engine and ladder truck from No. I
engine-house narrowly eeceped .oollleloa
with a gravel car on Washington atreet
The engine and truck were going north
en Seventh street, and oa eroeelng Wash
ington encountered the oevi which failed
to atop, it waa oniy oy to ciwver a riv
ing of the firemen that a pile-up waa'
avoided. - V . " ' ' f
The fire wee a mall roof blase at IT
Seventh etreet, which cauaed only tri
fling damage. .. ,' . .' -J.'
MYSTERY SURROUNDS 7 ?
DEATH OF STRANGERS
''-'''. . .- '
5 Roewell, ' K. TV Aug. II. J. S. Msr
scham, while traveling Overland today,
found two dead men Bitting upright In '
the front aeat of a covered wagon, near
Kanna, and four mulea dead where they
had fallen In the harness. The finder .
wee so scared he did not Investigate. A
eoroner'e Jury haa left for the eeene. '
-. Bayaa.JSoatw rrota Talent. - :;
- 'WeeklBttea Surtaa ef Tbe leuraiL)
Waahlngton, Aug.: 11. -Rural postal -ssrvlo
Is established trom Talent, la
Jackson eounty, to commenee -today,