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DR. STEPHEN S. VI5E BEGINS A SERIES OF INTERESTING LETTERS in SUNDAY'S JOUr.i.-
- -GOOD BY EH I HG 7(j Journal Circulition
--JUla md cooler tonight f Friday oc
casional rain; .' strong aonthwtst
breese, diminiahlng tonight
VOL. V. NO. 218.
"PORTLAND., OREGON, THURSDAY ;' EVENING, NOVEMBER 15, , 1906. TWENTY PAGES.
PRICE ' TWO CENTS. U&SmAYSKS
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Mm TIE UP ALL RAILROAD
-T--, ". 1 ' - . - . i.JiiiiM .1' i i t iu- - !
ALL STRERSItS OVERFLOW
: ' a . : ..
For First Time in His
tbry City $ Practic
ally isolated by Flood
and Slides -ff
t ' NoFa through train will coma Into
", or so out of Portland for two or thro
daya,' excepting tb California overland
tralna that are trataafarrad over; the
' Corvallla Kaatern between Albany
and Shallburn. For th flrat. time In
th history of th rallroade entering
, thla city every mala Una la - out and
' th city la practically isolated. ,Tele
graph and telephone lines are aleo
"down, and there la -no communication
" ' between Portland and tb sound.
Th rain that have been falling weat
"' Of the ' Caaead range, coupled with
' flfoda from t mountain inowi melted
by the chlnook .wind of th laat few
- daya, have filled every mountain atream
teVjUa-waafc. tap, and lav many cases
-,. averflowed them. Thla morninff be
tween t and .T o'clock the Northern
, . Paelfle bridge aver tha Toutl fiver at
fUequa went out. Sometime between
he same hour a biff landslide moved
.down the ' water-soaked mountainald
' at Dodaon'a station, four mllea weat
. of Bonneville, and covered aeveral hun
dred vards of the main- llnof the O.
R."aV N. shutting iff train operation.'
. Two overland train of tha O. R. at N.
company due . In . Portland are allde-
. bound at Bonneville.- Two northern Pa
... etfle through tralna are alao held there.
Thla morning- General Manager J. P.
"" O'Brien left In hie prtvat car for th
ecene of th trouble. General Superin
tendent Buckley and Division -Superln-tendent
Campbell, who went east over
the Una last night, ara at Bonneville,
, but were unabl to get into telegraph
ofnmunieaUon avlth Portland thla for,
noon on account of the-carrying down
of tha telegraph line by the slides. -
It la probable that thla afternoon ar-
rang ementa will be completed for trane-
(Contlnued on Page Two.)
HEAD CRUSHED -TO
Frederick Heinz Meets Sudden
and Terrible Death at Printing
Plant, of Deutsche Zeitung
While Working in v Concrete
Pit for New Press. ' -
Frederick Helns of tlS Hood street, a
cement worker In th employ of Hola t
Krouee. contractors, wis Inetantly killed
; thla morning; while at work. His head
v was crushed between th edge of a
foundation pit that he was preparing
for a biff printing press, and th aide of
th press, which fell upon htm.
Tha .accident happened, early thla
. morning In tha : pressroom of th
Deutsche Zeltung at Second and Salmon
atreeta. Helna had Just commenced
. work aqd waa down In tha concrete pit
- to nnlsn, aom concrete -work. Two
praamn were at work setting up th
press and commenced to run tha 1,000'
pound eastlnff forming the aide af thJ
. press Into place over th foundation
pit. when th gray iron slipped off the
rollers, throwing th mass of Iron out
'"of plumb and beyond th power of tb
Before Helns could move th heavy
casting had fallen upon-hrm, catching
' hi head between It and th concrete
edge of th pit and crushing It to t
. pulp; tl waa at once removed from the
pit. but never moved or spoke after
being struck. The "body waa removed
to the ' Hoi man undertaking establish
ment and relatives notified, Helns waa
. married but had no children. II waa
about 40 yeara f age. .,
An' Inquest on the body of Helns will
be held tomorrow morning. - It 1 re-
- ported that A. a. Webber, who had th
contract for Installing the press, did not
employ a single man experienced In
handling heavy machinery, and that the
t.iOO-pound base which crushed Helns'
head waa handled In a careleaa manner.
The Inqvest ha been called by Coroner
1 . Flnley to ascertain th truth f these
, aUanaUOB at a'elook.
- Rain ceasing with - proapeota - 4
that worst is vr.
Kvery . main Una of . railroad
anlerlnff Portland out. ' e
Only tralna entering; Portland '
are from south via CAD. e)
. O. JR. N. blocked, by land-
allda at Bonneville. ,
. northern.- Paclflc and - Great e
Northern paralysed by washouts -
.' Willamette and Columbia rla-
e tnff rapidly. : .. . , .
4 Small streams out of banka
e Rivers In western Waahlngton"
e 'on rampage. - Castle Rock and
k other towna submerged.
e Northern .Paelfla Toutlo river
e bridge carried out.'
4 .' Drawbrldg near Kelso carried
':lu wire to
northern , polqt
d Loggers and farmers ' sustain
- heavy loeaee. . j. .
BY HEAVY STORM
Precipitation Already This fylonth
Exceeds - Average and More
""Rain Is Predicted for the Re
nalning Days of November-
Seattle Getting Hers, Too.'
Enough rain has already fallen alnc
tha flrat of the month to exceed th
average for the whole month by more
than an Inch, Thla waa discovered by
District Forecaster Beats thla morning
waen- he went r-4-moq r -the -amount
that fell during th night He waa sur
prised to find exactly 1.11 Inches, all of
which came down between th tiotrr ef
ttO'olock laat night and o'clock this
morning, when it practically quit rain
ing. The heaviest - showers fell be
tween I and 11:30 laat night, when, th
clouda got fearfully'1 busy and just
poured down, to. the great discomfiture
of those who wcr out bunting; missing
atreetcara.' . , - .
Tha average , rainfall for. the antlr
month of November la C.7S inches.- Al
though only, half of the month ' has
elapsed tha records at the weather bu
reau show that 0.97 Inches, or very
nearly 1 J nchea ha ve already fallen
since th first of th month.' .Thus,
should the wet weather continue, th
month would, stand an excellent chance
of getting down on tha record as tb
wettest in the history of th city. No
vember f waa tha wetteat day In th
month, Th precipitation during those
14 hours an t.io inches, or about on
tenth of an inch an hour. - ' ,
Mr. Beals aays it waa not very stormy
last hlght, Tiotwtthstan11nr the state
ments of those who mieeed th last
car to the contrary, for the highest ve
locity of tha wind was to miles an hour1
it 7 p. m. After that th wind grad
ually died down to what a Bailor man
would consider a ntc steady . breese,
fine for fair sailing. .
. - Kara Bala Tdlet4. - ' ''
Although th sun came out for a few
minute thla afternoon, Mr. Beala atlll
predict more rain for tonight.- He
bold out hop for a somewhat clearer
day tomorrow, however, and tha strong
southerly breese of today is expected to
diminish towards evening. .
Th recant ralna - have ' caused th
Willamette to rise considerably .: and
it will continue to encroach upon Its
bank until Saturday, whan Mr.' Baals
(Continued on Page Two.)
LOST Lmij't watch, Tuesday rrnln, ea
Wblnftnn between Third ea aeventk
. tt. inTttal "H. H. W." eaae. R.
rnre I" tM. TbllL Beware.
LOHT 1I' M wtteb aaa eerkpte wtta
aame. setweea Merbaale and'MaDbatUa
..(.. ea Vnloa in sortb. itetura to
am HHnhHa et. and reolve reweM.
Uitt ticker apealel iwwerlag to bane if
M"l eotlar act with blue etonn and
.Ueeaae ta Ml.i. Reward U retwawd te
- A. (irttber. 1M Tarb at.
fcOST The peraua whe fnond the In-bet
and ebala at the White Temple Suilar
-. aiaht. Ortnber 2. alll pleaae retera ta
an mtb at. . . :
Toi'ND Hull of eallhnat. fat aame la
: quire foot of Coluwbla et..
For eMitlesal "teat" sad "TaA" tara
Is the OlaeaUed Fa-e ef this taper a
always reataaiber If yea aver tad' amy
tbhat, II eeatt wul aavertlee it U bM.e
reader, a4 the briaff aheat
- Hits the Spot
"BIAS fonVAL CtAJainiM.
Castle Rock ; Is Sub
merged Men Busy
9 Families From. Flood
(gpedal tMipatrh te Tb JoarsaL) ,
Castle Rock, Wash., Nov. 16. At
noon. The water is still rising and th
town la nearly aubmerged. The atreeta
and hotels are full of homeless people
and It la thought that before night tha
whole town will hav to go to th hill
and leav their homes. , Men. ar busy
with boats, saving- bouses and cattle
and moving families. Two car loads of
people ara blocked here.
The Cowllts liver still continue - to
rle at th rat of about two inchea
an-' hour. -- Th - drawbridge between
Kelso and Catlia went out at I o'clock
thla morning. Tha bridge cost 118.000.
It waa owned by a company consisting
of Dr. R. F. Johnson of Caatl Rock,
Dr. F. M. Bell. Dr. J. Ballard, Messrs.
JT, M. Feldler, Martin trsen, 8. f. Beck
and J. H. Robb. -I..;.
'' Voutla aUver Brldff.
Th drift ha been lodging" against
tha pier for aeveral days but until laat
night they were able to keep it reason.
ably clear by using a donkey angina
ThlaTnornlng 4" large raft of log struck
tha bridge and tha pressure . was too
great, la about ,30 . seconds it was
down." ' ' i ..''. :..
- Th- Northern Paclflo bridge across
th Toutl river, three milea north of
Castle Rock, la out thla morning and
no tralna ara moving, all wires are
down and no communication with th
north can be had.
It la estimated that f 100,000 will no
more than cover 'the loss of logs and
shingle . bolts, aa the biff boom at tha
mout:i of tha COwlltx broke yesterday
and let all ffo Into the Columbia, The
heavy' rain of laat night will caua th
water to rise for another twelve houra
Fooda aye -reported in th following
river nortn of .here: Cowllts, Newau
kura, Chanalia, Bkookum, Deachutea,
xilsahally, Puyallup, Duwamlah, White,
Cedar, Snohomish, Stlllaquamiah, Ska
git and Nooksack. - . .
SANTIAM VERY HIGH
-' , ; . ' , f -'
Jeffereoa Brldgework Swept Oat gas
deraoa Bridge U Saag-er. -r
(Special Dtapatek to Tha Jonreal.)
Albany, Or., Nov. H. The Bantlanr Is
three feet- higher than heretofore, and
has waahed away the temporary work
begun at, th Jefferson bride by th
Southern Paclflo -in their endeavor to
open trafflo between here and Portland.
The Sanderson bridge la in danger and
the Willamette river her Is higher
than at any tlm this season. Rain
have fallen Incessantly, and the whole
country la a quagmire.
WIND AT EUGENE r
Tree aad Tenoea Blowm Bovra Sivar
(Special Dlapateh to The loeraal.)
ICugen. Or., Nov. lt.-r-A heavy -wind
storm occurred early thi morning, but
no great damage resulted. Several
windmills, trees and fence were blown
down. Tha fiver la eight feet ' above
low water mark, the hlgheet thla year,
cauaed by the warm weather of tha past
few daya melting tb snow In th
mountain. But little- rain ha fallen
V early Tour Ft Bis ta Past Twenty.
Four Xoura at Taaooaver.
(PpMlaU Dtroatrb to Tb Jneraal.)
Vancouver, a l Nov. IS. .The Co
lumbia rlvor at thi place I rlelng rap
idly and Indications point to extremely
hlsh water. In the paal 14 houra the
river baa risen three feet seven Inch
and It la still rising at the sain rapid
rata. . V . . ,.
. Much drift wood Is running end "rep-iris
from the wrper river ar ta th
effeet that th email streams emptying
Into tha Columbia ar badly awollen
and lit - many casea are out-, ef - their
. The wind her blew at th rata of
10 to 31 milea an hour for several hours
laat night. Femes along several of the
county roads ara down and a few tele
thon and telegraph pole ar reported
down. Numerou croeaed wires caused
considerable trouble with the telephone
aervico, . , -
if Fire at Oorey. '
(tpertal ptaprtrb te T( JeernaLt
Corey, P., Nov. 15. Th Standard
Chair Work at Union City burned to
day aa -th loa (Tat 1J 0,009.
; ,V l!:J '...
.:C; :1 British Bark IveTna, From Photo by Daviea. ; ' k v ,
that a biff storm raged off
th safety of
th British bark Iverna,
Government Begins: Trust
UIT TO DISSOLVE 01
Mayor's Office During Early Days
. of Fire Turned Oyer" I Small
4-Amount of Money Received
Thirty Thousand J'ostoffice
Records Being Scanned.
(Joaraal peetal ilee.t '-- i
San Francisco, Nov.- IS. Th govern
ment agents of the Secret Service di
vision inspired by the "indorsement
given by Roosevelt are atlll delving Into
grsft alleged to have been worked 'on
contribution from other atatea intend
ed for sufferers from tha calamities of
A alight Idea of the magnitude of th
labor the federal authorltlea hav un
dertaken may M gained from a state
ment that tba 'investigation will -- In
volve th examination of the record of
10.000 poetofflce throughout th coun
try, to trace money forwarded through
theae office In small and considerable
sums. In some Instances paper cur
rency waa inclosed In envelopes and
sent aa ordinary mall. Thla class of
remittance la very, difficult to trace.
Registered packages roatalnlns; bank
notea were alao extensively used, and
these are mora easily followed because
of being delivered only on the receipt
of the individual to whom tbey war
forwarded.-... Money, order were an
other form used in- remitting financial
aid to San Francisco sufferers. Pack
age and. order by xprae formed no
Inconsiderable - part of the sums for
warded from different parts of tha
union la.th early daya of tha city's
- What . is being done by Roosevelt In
lending the prestige of his name, the
werght of his influence and tha assist
ance of Heney and Burn to uncovering
th local graft situation la due largely
to th personal "solicitation of the presi
dent's friends In California, among
whom are Unlaed States Circuit Judge
W. W, Morrow, Benjamin Ida Wheeler
of the Stat unlverstty and Fairfax H.
Whaelan, civic reformer. "
The Tcordot the relief and - fled
Cross committee make th following
showing of early receipts of' relief:
Received from enavor' Office directly,
t'11.07: mayor'a office, through R. p.
Jennings, 7.tiO; total, t80.7II.31.
The charge la freely made by the
mayor'a friends that i( any part of the
relief fund la missing. Ex-Mayor Fris
ian and the relief committee must x-pletn,,--.
- ; , .
COURT. WILL REVIEW
V ICE TRUST DECISIONS
' 4 toorael prtat lewlee t - -
Columbus, O., Nov. 11 The supreme
court today accepted for review tht
rase of three convicted Ire trust men.
The cases will b heard later mr-on
their merit by a full court, a consti
tutional question being Involved .
. " - --' - ' -v.-'
OVERDUE SHIP IN GREAT STORM.:
ii,iiii,,VMi.MU..jtii, ijji.iiM4uweiajjwi'.i'u. wi.im.miiw'.'"ia'.l
- V J
'r h jyi; ;
tha mouth of tha Columbia last night
for which tha revenue cutter Thetis la
ST. LOUIS PROSECUTION
John D. and William Rockefeller,
Flagler Archibald, Rogers and ;
Others Are Defendants.
- Uearaal Bpectal 8rrk.
today began - Ita battle agalnat tha
Standard. Oa Company, orwhlch Jt baa
been long marshaling it force, and
Iliad paper today In United State cir
cuit court -of . thla city by direction of
Attorney-General Moody . to - have th
glgantia trust dissolved. - In support ofJ
the plea, tha government presenta an ar
ray of. violations of th Sherman anti
trust, law,- Including conspiracy, co
ercion. Intimidation, rebating and other
vicious acta and practice. .. It is the
Intention of th president to make this
proceeding the crowning achievement
of - tha administration's "trust busting"
accomplishments. , .
- ! Ortaamal Freswatloaa. . '
' John D. Rocekefeller, William Rocke
feller, Henry H. Roger. Henry M.
Flagler.. John D. Archibald, Oliver H.
Payne and Charles M. Pratt ara all made
defendant with th corporation.
It la expected that criminal proaecu
tton will follow todays action. The
bill filed today reviews th history of
th Standard "Oil company from 1170
to tha preneat. From tha time, accord
ing to bill, when th concern waa a
"simple conspiracy" to Ita formation aa
a holding company under th law or
New Jersey with a capital of over
1150.000.000. controlling mora than to,
per cent of . the oil business in all'
branches, - Including export, in th
United Stat. - . . '
Th complaint alleges violations of
tha lawa sine August thla year. It
declare that contra ots have been pro
cured through threats and Independents
eliminated by force of giant strength.
It specifies that tha design of tha Rock-
(Continued on Pag Eleven.)
Colord page, comic, special articles, news snd -
round ..'''--' - - : .. , . ,
Among th beet of thfea"tura on Sunday will be sn article by
L ; . DR. STEPHEN S. WISL
On a aubject of national Interest. Thi la the first of a series of letters
from one who le recognised aa a leading rabbi of tha country, . . ,
Include a capital lettsr from W. J. Bryan "On old world ffovernment; Mr.'
Rills' article on "The America Missionary"; a fins piece of musla by
Richmond F. Hoyt. "1 Met You' in My Dream; marvelou ghost stories
told by a high church dignitary; what your hand tells of your fortune;
fashions, society, music, tfte drama and snorts. ,
x2Hie 'Sunday Journal Leads All
t -Vv V - ' '
increases the fear of shipping men for
now aearchtng. .
Nitroglycerine - Was to Be Em
ployed to Spread . Death
X Nearly Two Hundred and Fifty
Men In Stripes.
(Special Dtepetck te The Joaraal)
"Walla Walla. Wash.. Nov. , 15. Ac
cording to' members of th special
prison commission who were told the
story at . tha ' penitentiary, tha prison
officials a few daya ago unearthed a
plot of three convict to blow up th
guard' - quarter - with ; nitroglycerin.
The exploalva waa stolen from tha Jut
mill and It ; waa to be used to effect
tha releaa of nearly 160 convicts aa
they war being marched - from th
prison to th Jut mill.
Warden Klncald denies any knowl
edge of th plot, but it ta believed that
tha facta, are ' being suppressed. Ac
cording to members of tha special com
mission they were shown a can of ex
plosive which had been concealed In a
convict' cell and several place of iron
bar intended to b used a weapona.
Tha ringleaders expected to. throw the
guarda into confusion by a treat x
ploston when th break for liberty was
to b made. One ringleader waa tricked
Into- revealing tha plot by a guard who
suspected omthlnff waa up. , ,
. X evolutionist Sare Mosey.
(Jearaal geeelal Sarvlee.)
Warsaw. - Nov. - 11. Revolutionists
this morning attacked a railway .sta
tion at Suchedonlow on th Ptatuia
railway, killing fi gendarme on guard
and atealllng.a large sum of money,
smsshlng furniture, windows and cut
ting wlrea All escaped. ...
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features ar ta b
s. v v : .
PLOT TO BLOlV OP
AT WALLA WALtA
Ex-State Printer Baker
J5aysHe Has Made;
Xnough to- Afford
Made Fortune Out of Office and
Will Tender State the Plant
Gratis in Return for the Good-
ness of the People In Electing
Him.' - " " -
-Frank C. Baker, ex-state printer of
Oregon, will at tha coming session of
the legislature make tha atata a present
of hlsf printing plant at Salem, used by
tha- state since lSt, when Baker waa
elected state printer for th flrat time.
He atatea In hla announcement of tha
fact that he can well afford to make tha
present to tha people since they by hi
lection gave him the ' opportunity to
make the value of the plant many time
over. He says that for eight yeara
during- his Incumbency of thtrXofftc ha
made $25,000 a year net out -Of tha
plant and that recently h offered WU-'
Ua S. Iuniway, incoming atata, printer,
$10,000 year for the atata printing and
the offer waa refused.
A Journal reporter caned upon Me.
Baker today and aked If ha had read .
last night's Journal carefully.
-Why, certainly, I read it carefully
very evening." waa the response. "And
so my friend Dunlway la putting in auit
abl material with which to do th
state' printing. That's all right. Ha
knows his " business. He doesn't-need -to
solicit or even pay attention to sug
gestions a to how to run a printing; of.
fie." ' V
"But what about your printlnff man !
teriala now la th state house known aa
th stat printing; office plantr ha waa
asked.. - -. -
wm Make Stat Frent,
"I have received an of far from tha
Bancroft-Whitney company " of San
Franclaoo to rent tha plant, and a far
better offer than any propoaitlon Mr.
Dunlway made me; but I have not ac
cepted that (Company's offer. I am go-,
lng to make the state of Oregon a pre
ent.of that plant. Why notT la 1880.
when elected state prtnter th flrat tlm
I waa a clodhopper of a Journeyman
t printer earning $25 a week at tha aaa. '
' Vust think of $25 a week- when om- "
F pared with $25,000 a year net, and tor
eight years l
"Is It worth $25,000 a year nowr
Mr. Baker was asked.
Ta ltt Why, Juat the other day X f
fered Mr. Dunlway $20,000 a year for
th office, conditioned, of course, on
tha legislature not putting him on a
salary. - H declined th offer, aaytnc
- - - (Continued on Pag Two.)
TO REQUESTS OF
County Judge and Commissiorv
ers Grant Portland V Seattle
Company Permission ta Run
Road Across ' Two County
- Roads on Peninsula.
Permission to construct a doubt
track . railway across Wtllamatt and
Columbia boulavarda, county roads ea
th penlnula."waa granted the Portland
eV Seattle railway company ' yesterday
afternoon by tba county oourt. -
Tha railway company, In applying for -the
right of way. stated that th road
will cross Willamette boulevard awveral
feet below Ita grade, but promised ta
construct and maintain a safe and suit
able bridge acroea ita track for tb
convenience of wagon and foot paasen
gera At Columbia boulevard th track
will crosa tha road slightly above grade, .
but tha company promises to raise tb -grade
of th county road at th croealng
and keep it In good condition.
In the order granting the right of
way, which waa algned by Juds Wb
ster and Commissioner Bhrns a '.
Lightner, the railway company 1 -dered
to maintain the brMf on
ette boulevard and k'-ep tl r
Columbia boulevard l.i f
Ject to the approval of n
Thi means thul ) r
alonera have scred-d '
th railroad ! 'n Ii
deep cut across i i