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THE OREGON DAILY JOURNAL, PORTLAND. THURSDAY EVEfG, NOVEMBER 22, 1S03
J. Array -of Legal Talent' Present
' ! , , h Company, Northern
: V';V.V ;;- ';.''' Seattle
.. 'Arguments in the stilts Involving the
Northern Paoinc Terminal
the Northern Paclflo Railway company
and the. Portland Seattle llmr
. , company, were begun today- before
y Judge Wolverton,' ia the' United Statee
. , .it Mwi - aa- .agreement ..having
- i . .....a w th attorneve repre
sentlng the contestants to combine two
of tha M1W , na irjui w .
Theee are tha suits In which tha tar.
initial company seeks an order from tha
r: court compelling tha Northern Pacific
, railway company and. tha Portland and
'Seattle company to sell to- the lennl
" mlI company the terminal property se
quired by the north bank road; and the
Injunction ault brought by the Northern
Paclflo company, to reatraln the tsrml
nal company from pushing
-iri5"g)ii lriTKe- tnfflWrwnH
"," condemn the property acquired byj toe
" PorUand and Seattle company In . Port-
. There was aa Imposing aray of Ural
talent, railway maps, blue prints and
' railway officials In tha courtroom when
tha cases- were called thle morning.
C M Levey, third vice-president of tho
Northern Pacific and president of the
ihrtiiiii - a- Seattle company. . aat
. throughout the hearing. He waa ac
companied by Henry Blakely. general
Westers freight- agent of. the Northern
V Pacific. Judge C H. Carey and B. 8.
Uroaacup of Tacoma' represented the
H1U lines, while Zera Snow and Joseph
. .' ' Simon appeared for the Harrlman in
. v tereati. Judge Carey made the" opening
argument and explained the hlatory of
the purchase bf the property In conten
tion and told of the formation of the
. Portland Seattle company.
Uatrae, Saya jedge Carey.
' i Judge Carey aald that' the north bank
' , road ia owned by the Great Northern
and Northern Paclflo companlea and that
SKIDOO PROBLEM CONTINUES TO
i BE MOST INTERESTING THING HERE
( From Forest Gryye Miss Williams
writes toaak if the pusxle editor obr
Jecte to poetic enkwere to rthe skidoo
problem. ' This ts very sudden, and
caught us entirely unprepared. Miss
Williams says aU poets use figures of
speech in their works, that
tudy of the II puxsle has furnished
. her with a vaat array of auch com
' modules which she thinks she can use
to advantage and that as tha prtsa Is
to be given for the best solution, and
aa aha has a pretty gift for turning
rhymes, it might help her to win if
she put the anawer In verse. Very well.
Mlsa Wllllamt may have her way: the
puxsle editor merely deaires to state
""that he had no Idea ThetrThe skidoo
. Li. Hn,t. a h imrMi to ioetry.
iTuuwa ....... -
' n. ta ttila- wonderful nus
sle are coming In Juat about as faat aa
A .nl a mmm Ilk. M Of - them.
' Many of tha contestants aak that the
pussle editor tell uiem xnoir
- i -TMa af course. - would
not be fluite fair. . In the first place.
he hasn't time to write to all who asa
. itnn Ami thn . the answers
might fall into the hands of people to
whom they were not i Bent, and they
hMgTit furwgra the beat . y"
the knowledge thus gained. But the
best reason for the puaale edttofe gen
tl declination to-tell - If - the ana wars
are right or wrong, resides in the fact
that the editor doesn't - know " the a-
ewer.-. Do yout '. ' ' ' ' '
Here are aome of the solution re
ceived to the skidoo puxxle today:
Aad Xwla Appears Certain.
The anawer ia: Divide 1 by any num
ber from t to . and there will be
one remaining. The meenlng "M for
ybu," Is, notlUng for you, or There
fore-the answer is 1.
, " LEWIS DBAVER.
, Y; . i ;, Latourelle Falls.
Oorrectioa Cheerfully Made. '.
. . When my answer waa publlahed It
: read ( boxes; It should be S2t pen
' Mies. Will you pleaae correct the mis
ts ke. MI88 LETHA HAMILTON.
,,, :-' , Lents, Or.
' ', jy ' ' Tbia Shoold Settle Xt, (
.-..t What Ja. .hullabaloo,
5 Over a cent or two;-.. 4--. .
' ' -t-t Will dO. , " y
' Shut your eyes, - .v
Give me the prlae, '
, , k, A nJt I'll aHflrlflsl
A. WARREN. Salem, Or.
. Flgwres Xt - S3 Different Ways.
- I can operate a typewriter but I am
not sure that I csn . solve . the skidoo
problem, although . I have figured It
over tl times and 2t different waya.
I give as the number of pennies.
tri cit If f. haven't flaured cor
rectly It will be IS and car fare for
me " - a Lata Binnin,
Stenographer M. Seller eV Co., City.
' 7 Oaa Thle e Trnaf
-No 'number was ver Intended for
skidoo but U. VAN HOBS.
le the Bagaonae With Blsa.
I very much doubt if that coin col
lector aver tried e count hie pen n Us
himself.' If he did It must have been
ekidoo ta the but house for him. . SI
for the skidoo problem skidoo. .
, O. T. BEARD,'
f ' ."'( '.. Arleta. Or,
Makes ft Bockefolle ef Kim.
The least number .that will-exactly
contain the' numbers from 1 to It is
l,lb4,2iM80. , C. HUDDLE8TON.
. , .; IJ1 McKay Bldg., City.
MX. aivpeVs Aaswer I Skidoo.
The coin collector bsd' It pennies,
the son put the 33 pennies in ii boxes.
Skidoo, No. 21. , W. R. NIPPER,
'. - Grants Paas.
Mow Miss BesaUgtoa Oot the Answer.
My answer la 11 pennies. T In each
box. MISS JANE REMINGTON.
,.-.'. , Cottage Grove.
. ' last aa Xaay aa Talllag. . :
H requires It pennlea forrioxi,
escb bos containing tt pennies.
. CLARA DILLARD.
. .. ; , Rose burg. Or. .
This toolndaa Carfare.
I think the skidoo puaile la tt and
carfare; It and are 22. skidoo.
MISS DOROTHT M1IALE.
' bvo Bortbwlck street. City.
Willie Decile With the any.
, I am a schoolboy In need of tie. so
' I ihoucht I would try for that "skidoo
prohlem." My anawer la Some
gy euM: "Once to every man and
notlua comes the moment t decide." So
tillLROUD SUIT IS
to Defend Interests of Tejrninal
Pacific and Portland A
. up to the present time the total oost "of
the new road haa been about 1 7,000.000.
of which the Great Northern haa paid
about 11.000,000. . He at ted that the
paragraph) in tha bill of complaint made
by the terminal company, which charge
that the property had been purchased
aecretly and -surreptitiously by the
Northern Paclflo company, waa untrue
and not baaed upon fact.
Referring to an agreement which had
been entered Into by the Southern "Pa
cific, the O. R. at N. aid the Northern
Pacific, owners' of tha terminal com
pany, which stipulates that ail tha ter
minal property in the city should be
controlled by the terminal ' company.
Judge Carey said that - outaide of the
terminal company'a holdings in Portland
the Northern Pacific owned no terminal
property except Its main Una, while the
Harrlman Ilnea"6wtt- a 1Tfrtlefca
presented, maps to the court showing
tha relative holdings of the companies
in Portland. .. s
Judge Carey showed that railway
companies do not Ilka discriminatory
ratea any mora than individual shippers
when they are not on the Inside, for
he stated that tho Northern Paclflo
company is charged flv for every car
moved across -the - steel bridge, while
tha O. R. Jt N. and 8. P. pay only 16.
He declared that the charge in the bill
of complaint filed by the Terminal com
pany that C M. Levey had, in purchase
of the Weidler property, betrayed the
Terminal company of which' he la a di
rector, is untrue;"- He said that in May,
1104, Jujst a month before hte aale of
the property to the. Northern Pacific.
Mr. Levey had called the attention of
the board of directors of tho Terminal
company to the property and urged its
purchase, but that the directors did
nothing, and that Mr. Levey then took
up the matter for the Northern Pacific
and the property was purchased for It
I up and decided.
WI LU AM ;F A2 ACKKRLKT.
; Mr. Oeate Trie It,
rsktdoo 23 for you. Twenty-three
pennlea. one in each box. Divide V .
11 or II and you have one left over.
C H. CANTER.
Tw Oeata far Journal! S3 the Aaswer.
I had IS cents when I went down
town and bought a copy of Tha Journal
and had II cents left
- -MRS. KTTIE CONBT.
Otto Bursts late Tone.
If this ain't right m bet you
There. Is no anawer to "skidoo." -When;yoo
read thla you may, fear ,,
I am acting very queer.
.But I'm not. It's very simple Just
multiply skidoo by Sl-tt times, and
you've got It -Well,
good night to you.
For me skidoo.
Tour patience I'm trying, .
But If thla ain't right III ,df
,eS2 Kerby St City.
-Mere Ars IMthy Aaswers.
Helen A. Litchfield, Salem One penny
In each box 21 boxes, 21 pennies. :
- Lillian Drvden. 271 Tillamook itmi
City I suggest 41 is the answer.
u. n. uiraiana, losi Maryland street.
City 21 pennies, 21 boxes.
Mrs. M. Shannon, Arleta, tl pennlea
In each box. ;.'
Charles Van Dusen, St. Johns tl pen
nlea in each box.
Miss Blanche Reed, 101 Main street
Vancouver It waa simple and eaay: S2
Marguerite Harris, lot Eleventh at,
City 21 pennies. ? - -. - , , . .
Anita Boylan. City II la the correct
Llsxle Shaver, 'Oswego The answer
is 61,1(1.141 pennlea
3. Duncan, Shedd, Or. St pennies In
Mary J. LesllerOresham tt is the
right answer: .
Percy Shaver, Oswego tt pennlea In
each box. ',.
It In each box.
L. M. Reynolds, University .Park
102.1S4,22,O7 pennies Int'eachT box.
Miss Ada Curry, 261 NartUla atreet.
City C2 pennies. ,
Mary B. Sherry. 41 H North Ninth
street. City 9t.t77.ttl pennies.
A. Nelson. 424 Spencer street, Monta
villa 2 pennies In all.
More SkMoe Coateetaate.
Other answers have been aent by C.
A. Dayton, University Park; Mrs. 8. C
Kary. ttHi First street; V. A. Manning,
241 Beach atreet; Mildred . Root Si$
Clackamas street; E. Verry. M. Ogden,
120 East Sixteenth street; Wesley Bhof
ner, SIS College street; John J. Caspary,
247 North Twelfth atreet: It w '..--
693 JohnBoa .stroet; Mra. E. E..Bt
general aenvery, rvrtland; Orval Olds,
Crelghton; Mrs. H. Vincent, St Johns;
Ethel Huston, Harrisburg, Oregon: Er
a's awrence, Ontario, Oregon; W. H.
Bishop. Warm Springs, Oregon: Mlaa
Miv Neill. La OrsndA. Or,rnn Qa j
Baker City; V. H. Comstock, Astoria,
uregon; it. luimtn, oajem; ueorge
A. leslle, Oresham; Paul Jonea, Cor-vaiUa.
r LARGEST OF YEAR
Portland's bank clearings today were
the largest In the past year according
to clearing house officials. The clear
lnga for the day amounted to 11,940,
044.74, while those of a year ago were
I741.40t.20, thus showing sir-trfcrease
for today's business of 11.01 l.42S.'4t.
The balances today were likewise
among - In- largeat- In- the year, "
total being $491,444.10.
YOUTH TRIES SUICIDE
. BY REVOLVER BULLET
I ' i ' A.
(SpeHel tMapttrh e The Joarnel.)
The Dalles. Or Nov. 22. Jeene
Chsfln, aged 22 years, attempted suicide
last night about o'clock by shooting
himself in the right temple. The ball
rsnged around the skull and cams out
of the forehead. It ta expected that the
young man a 111 recover. He tied been
drinking freely and had trouble with
a ssloonman, who struck him. , ;
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Regular -Local to Sound Will Co
" , . Through as Usual
Overland TraJnt to St Pul Will
Also Be Able to Paas Over Cascade
Division. . Which Was Thought
Hopelessly Washed Out.
If plana do not go awry, the Northern
Pacific Railroad company's regular local
train from Portland to thy sound will go
through this afternoon on Its own
tracks. The train will leave this city at
tha usual time, 4:0 p. m,, and paaeen-nn-hunM
aiul mall for - Tacoma.
Seattle and way poTnta wTO" bawnrleo4
Advices received rrom tne conatruo
tlon engineers at tha Cowllta and
Toutlea rivers Indicate that they will
have the waahout repaired by driving
and erecting temporary tracks where the
bridge formerly reated. it ia aiao re
ported officially that the overland train
to St. Paul, leaving Portland tonight at
11:14 o'clock, will probably be able to
go through over the Cascade division,
which waa thought to have been hope
lesaly washed out. but which has been
repaired with great rapidity. Should
the overland train be not permitted to
go through over Ita usual route, via tha
Cascade division. It. will be sent around
over the Great Northern to Spokane, and
from there dlapatched to St. PauL
An army of men and , all tha pile
drivers that could be secured have been
at work for days In the flood dlatrlcU
whero the Northern Pacific penetrates
weatern Washington. They have re
placed . grades, rebuilt culverts and
bridges and laid mllea or tracas mat
were either washed away or displaced
mo badly that It waa not safe to operate
trains over them. The company has loat
hundreds of thousanda of dollars by the
floods In western Washington. .
The prospect today Is that trarrio win
be resumed regularly overeall divisions
by the end of the', week, but It will re
quire months of hsrd work to reetoro
former substantial tracka and bridges.
WANTS CHANGES IN
STATE REFORM SCHOOL
Specll Dtapeteb to The Joaraal.) '"
Salem, Nov. Jt. Among the recom
mendations made to the board ef trus
tees by Superintendent Looney of the
reform school. Is that the name of the
Institution be ehsnged to tha state
training or Industrial school; that tha
state provide a home for girls from It
to II years of age similar to the boys'
reform achool; that a state chaplain be
appointed, at a salary of 1300 a year;
that a, new cottage be built In order to
keep the smaller boys separata rrom
tha older onee. .--
In tha opinion of the auperintendent
the courts committing the boys should
be required to send aU possible avail
able Information about the facts devel
oped at the trial, a little of the his
tory of the youth and the causes' lead'
Ing- to his commitment. Boys suffer
ing from dlseaaee should not be com
mitted and endanger the health of tha
Inmates of the institution.
BRYAN TO SPEAK ON
TRUSTS AT KANSAS CITY
(Joaraal Special Berries.)
Kansas City, Nov. 22. W. J. Bryan
arrived thla morning to attend the
trans-Mlsslsslppl commercial congress.
He announced as hla subject tonight
"Trusts." His addreaa will be Im
promptu. He may apeak lata today on
"Finance." Delegatea this morning dis
cussed ' "River Navigation." Former
Governor Brady of Alaska offered a
resolution asking congress to open
Alaska to homesteaders.
- President Alderson of the Colorado
School of Mines today read a paper on
the theme. "It'a the Dutr of the Govern
ment to Eatablish'a Department of Mines)
and Mining." He urged a revision of
the mining lawa.
L T. Pryor. president of the Texas
cattlemen, talked for the removal of the
reservations that Germany and France
place upon American meat .
BRAND BOOK WILL BE
(Bneelal Dlrottek te-.The. JonrasL)
Prinevllle, Or., Nov. 22. One of the
moat Imnortant atena taken bv the
Crook County Cattlemen's aasoclatldn la
tha adoption of a brand book, which win
be a prominent feature from now on
with the owners of stock throughout
Crook county. Owners of stock through
all parte of the county will be required.
to forward to tha secretary of the asso
ciation all brands and other marka
showing ownership. These brand marks
will be recorded in book kept by the
secretary for that purpose and will
serve aa ft directory to restore strayed
stock which hss been picked up on the
FEARS DEATH AT
HANDS OF WOMAN
(Special Dlaptteh te The josrnsl.)
Baker City. Or., Nov. It. J. W. Ham
bleton seeks divorce from his wife. Dor-
ess , Hamuleton, stating that he fears
death at her hands. . The two were mar
ried at Pocahontas In 1177, -end they
have four children, two of them of age,
The husband asks the custody of the
Hambleton claims that his wife de
serted him In November, ltot. Prior to
that time, he alleges, aha had threatened
to kill him. and the constant fear of
death, he declares, has made his life
UNPICKED APPLES NOT :
INJURED BY STORMS
s" (Speclei-ttipetcs" te Tilt 7ir(t.1
La Grande, Or., Nov. 22. The recent
frnsta and snow storms have not mate
rially Injured the unpicked apples, ac
cording to orchardlats. - The applea
were covered by. snow In most places,
thus protecting them from the bold
snap. There are still 1,000 tons of beets
In the fields of Grand Bonds, and It is
feared that many of them will be great
ly Injured. The loas to beetgrowers
will be considerable If ft thaw does not
lessen the frost now In tha ground. The
augar factory haa been cloaed down, ow
ing to the fact that beet pulling Had to
be stopped In the vaUey on account of
the severs weather, . '--
TO BE COLONEL
paswaaBBxsv ' 7 ' . .,
Will: Be. Chosen .to .Lead.JThird
. "Oregon Infantry at Elec
. tlon Tomorrow. ''; " "
Major Charles S. McDonnell will be
chosen colonel of the Third, regiment
of Oregon National. Guard at the elec
tion which will be held Monday to se
lect a suoceesor to Colonel fi. U. Gan
This has been decided upon by the
captains, and other officers of tha regt-
-Maj6r Charles E. McDonelL
ment after ft thorough canvass of the
field of applicants, and the election
Monday will be nothing but a formality.
The position was offered to Colonel Ed
ward Everett who held It previous to
Colonel Gantenbeln. Pressure of per
sonal! business, however, compelled Col?
onel Everett to decline the honor and
it wss unanimously agreed upon by
the .offlcera that Major McDonell waa
the next choice for the place.
That Major McDonell will be suc
cessful In his new position Is believed
by all who know him. He has proved
to be one of the beet-liked men In the
regiment while his long term of serv
ice haa fitted him for the onerous du
ties that wlU fall to him.
Major McDonell went to the Philip
pines with, the First regiment aa cap
tain of Company H, and upon his re
turn waa chosen oaptaln of Company K
In tha Third. He soon rose to the rank
of major, which position he has held
up to tho present time. He has been In
the guard for more than It years. ,
- STUCK IN SNOW
Delegate : to , Trans-Mississippi
... Congress Snowbound .
In Kansas. ';
Portland's "representatloBet the
Kansas city session . of the Trans
MlBStsslppi congress Is several men ahv
oi tne n urn Der expected to D in
wire to The Journal from Kansas City
comae word that a number of tha dele
gation have not yet been able to reach
the convention city, . and that they are
snowbound somewhere in western Kan
sas, together with ft portion of the
Thelist of the snowbound Includes
B. P. Wilson, of Oregon, and Colonel
H. B. Wood, secretary of the HawalUn
Promotion committee, who went by way
GOVERNMENT WILL SEND
INSPECTOR TO UMATILLA
(Special Dlnatcs s Tha liwul l
Pendleton, Or., Nov. 21. On account
or the recent alleged irregularities 10
connection with the Umatilla reserva
tion, which were made agslnst O. C. Ed
wards, the agent. Senator Fulton haa
submitted the matter to the commissioner-f
Indian- affairs at-Washington
and At bis suggestion an Inspector will
be sent by tha department to the Agency
to look over the situs tlon.
Information comes that the Inspector
1 make an investigation of the
charges that Ed war J has used hla In
fluence to secure . depositors for the
Commercial National bank, which la the
official depository for the reservation.
If Is expected that the Inspector will
arrive here within the next few days.
PORTLAND COMPANY TO
. JNSTALLMRURAL PHONES
(Special Dlapstek te The Jonrosl.)
Baker City. Or., Nov. 22. R. C. Robertson,-
a Portland capitalist, and as
sociates are arranging to put In ft com
peting telephone line at thle place and
have asked for ft franchise. The mat
ter Is now In the hands of ft committee
f the. city council. .
The project of the Portland men"ls
to unite the outlying districts In Baksr
county not yet connected with ft tele
phone system In one big Independent
mutual system. It le understood that
they "will afterward make a bid for the
business In town.
The franchise asked ia for 10 years.
In return the telephone people offer to
give the city a per cent of the business.
FRISCO FIGHT TRUST
(Joaraal SpeeUl Service.) . ' '
San Francisco, Nov. 22. The grand
Jury today began the investigation of
the fight trust "Eddie Oraney waa the
first witness. As a result of the Inves
tigation It Is rumored that Graney will
be indicted for bribery with Ruef for
extortion. A second Indictment Is ex
pected against Ruef on the same oharge
In tha Belvedere case. Ruef.-who here
tofore was willing to talk, has suddsnly
lapsed - Into silence 'and will dlacusa
nothing pertaining to the graft Investi
gation. When Oraney entered the grand
Jury room today he appeared agitated
and apprehenalve. ,
-" Teachers' Club te Meet
. The Teachers' Progress club of Mult
nomah county will meet In the commit
tee room In the city hell Saturday
rmornlng at 10 o'clock. The memWs
will take up the sturty'of Hamilton's
"Recitation." Several address will
also 'be delivered. -
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FATHER TRIES TO
Attempt to Dispose of Property
, Left to His Children by ;
Their Mother. -
DAUGHTER AND SON ;
T TESTIFY AGAINST HIM
Father Declares He Loaned Wife the
Money With Which to Buy-Land
and Was to Have Been Repaid, but
Waa Not ' - ' ; ""
In an effort to aell the only property
left to his 17-year-old daughter Oer
i trade and lt-year-old'son. Frank In or
i der to satisfy-a claim of 1460 that he
baa brought against the estate of his
deceased wife, Robert Burch appeared
in Judae Cleland'a department of the
, oUoultiwurt this mnrnlng.a...wlUl
ness In the trial of an appealed suit
- which had been decided against hlro and
In favor of the children by Judge Web
, ster In the county court
Burch filed the claim against the
' estate snd petitioned the court for an
rder to sell timber isna in nuimw
county to satisfy his claim. Ha stated
that the timber land was purchased br
his wife. Mary Burch, with money he
loaned her for that purpoea, with the
agreement that the loan . was to be
returned to him. - -
The order for the sale of the timber
olm was contested by the children.
r who deny the validity1 of their father's
! claim. Gertrude Burch. the 17-year-old
daughter, testified this morning, mai
tha family formerly lived ftt Tenoka,
Minnesota, where they owned ft home
She said Burch desired to sell tha home,
but that her mother did not want to
and that her father gave her mother
tha 1460 for tha purpose of Inducing
her to sign the deed to the home.
"It was understood that the timber
claim was to be mother's property,"
said the girt this morning. "Even after
mother died my father epoke of Frank
and I owning the Umber . toad, and ad
vised me never to sell it I never heard
anything ebout hla claim until ft year
and ft half after mother died. He told
me then that he was going to have his
money out of the property."
8 he said also that bar father ob
jected to her living with ft Mrs. Under
wood and told her before be went to
Minnesota several months ago that ha
would nevef'do anything for her.
"Mre, Vnderweod. has proved herself
to be the only friend I have." said the
girl. She said her father had paid ft
number of bills for her, but that he had
done It after the trial In the county
court and Judge Webster had decided
In favor of the children.
. Burch testified thet he hsd given the
money to his wife on condition that It
be repaid. The case wse taken under
advisement by Judge Cleland. i
THREE UNUSUAL EVENTS
HAPPEN ON STEAMSHIP
- ''-''' IBseelal tnanatek (S The goaraal.t '
" Tacoma, Wash., Nov. 21 The steamer
Shawmut, which haa Just arrived here
from tho orient had somewnat event
ful vovaae. there being ft eulclde, ft
birth and the capture of forger en
route, "'-'i. . .
W. WV PayneTiallaa Ooodran AOitra--lian,
who joined the ahlp at Yokohama,
."'"g traveled from t.nina to japan
on a coaster, was taken in charge be
fore the vessel reached port after oon
fesalng to numeroue forgeries. A Jap
anese steerage psssenger, mentally un
balanced over religion, disappeared and
a note was found in hla. bunk addressed
to his brother saying that he could not
live longer. He Jumped Into the ocean.
Mrs. Button, wife of ft Manila business
man, gave birth to ft fine baby boy two
daya out"..' " ; ' "" ' ' -., J
PRESIDENT TO CROSS .
.. ' ISLE OF PORTO RlfcO
iiianil Snarls! Service.)
San Juan, Nov. 22. Preaident Roose
velt was accorded ft reception this
mnrn ( n at the governor's mansion.
surpassing In enthuslaam anything ever
seen ftt Porto Rico. It was a record
breaker In numbers of guests end en
thusiasm. The presiaent me a. .
Morton who fought side by elde with
him In Santiago. " , " 7" ' ' A
The executlve'e return to the states
win ha delayed. . The sea le too rough
m ont to tha battleship Loulssna
and tha ship will return to Fonoe. The
fpresldcn-wlU reoross mm isi-.no. ami
embara mere, inus ne win k-
he would have misssd otherwise.
SCHMITZ IGNORANT v
OF HIS INDICTMENT
(Journal SdscUI Service.)
New York, Nov. 22. The steamer
Patricia, bearing Mayor Schmlts of San
Francisco, la expected to arrive late
this afternoon. Out of consideration
for Mra..8chmlts It Is not expected that
the mayor will be arrested upon his ar
rival. Schmlts doea not know that ha
ia tmllptad. There Is no wireless equip
ment on the Patricia. The first he wilt
know of the affair will probably be from
the - newspapermen ... who board tlie
ateamer at Sandy Hook. It is likely
that he will waive examination end
proceed to San Francisco Immediately.
SEVERAD LIVES LOST
IN GALE ON LAKE
' (Joarsil flnecUi Scrvi.
Muakegon. Mich- Nov. 22. Unheed
ing the warning of tha captain of the
life saving crew, a storm launch with
six aboard put out In the teeth of the
gale laat night They are not reported
this morning snd It Is thought they are
lost. Ths wind is blowing 75 miles an
hour. . It is Impossible for sny small
craft to live. Many thousands of dol
lars of damage Is reported and several
lives bsvs been lost slong the coast
Xlrby Appointed 2otmastr.
(Special XiUp.icS te Tee Jrarul.i
Adams, Or., Nov. 12. J. H. Klrby,
ef this place haa been appointed post
master at Adams to fill the. vacancy
caused by tha resignation of C 8. Fer
guson, who has been postmaster for IT
years. Mr. Klrby is an old resident of
this place and Is well qualified to Till
the position. Mr. Ferguson resigned on
account ef ill health.
Znftlsh Stop Chinees. .
(Jnarsal Spsplel Servtee.l .
London, Nov. 22. Thirty-two Chinese
en route to Liverpool were stopped at
Graveaend by Immigration officials. The
Immigration, board is considering the
TACOUA SUES TO
City to Force Hand of
Norteri! Paclflo. ,
- (Special Dispatch ts The Joaraal -Tacoma,
Wash., Not. II. The Ta
coma chamber of commerce is going
Into the courts to compel the Northern
Paclflo railroad to recognise this city
aa Its Paclflo coast terminus. A suit
with this contention as Its basis will
be filed by the chamber within one
week. Tacoma la designated In the
government land grants to the road.
Preaident Jonea of the chamber claims,
as Its western terminus, and Jt Is to
secure its rights aa auch that" the ac
tion wilt be brought A direct train
serdce Instead of tha present stub sys
tem between here and Auburn will be
secured if the city is reoognlsed aa the
terminal : ..Attorneys here claim that tha
road has no right. to plaoe the olty des
ignated aa lta terminal on .ft stub line.
"Our action In . this matter," said
Preaident Jones this morning,, "is baaed
twr-wplnles-of -some- tbo-feeet teryerev
We have not taken this step because of
any prejudice or 111 will on the part of
Tacoma against the Northern Pacific,
but conditions have arisen whereby the
Northern Paclflo has been obliged to
eater to the business Interests of other
cities, and, having dona so. It le diffi
cult for It voluntarily to change Its
An almost parallel ease was brought
up at Council Blnffs against the Union
Paolfle to compel that road to run
through trains to Counoil Bluffs In
stead of a atub service from Omaha.
Tha suit waa decided In favor of Coun
cil Bluffs. - Attorneys here eonversant
with tha litigation say that Tacoma
has ft stronger ease than did the Iowa
city. . The business men of Tacoma
heartily Indorse the stand of the cham
ber. ' '. . . ..... ", .. .
CATHOLIC CHURCH AND
PARSONAGE FOR JOSEPH
(RmcUI Dteeatch te The JearsaL)
Joseph. Or.. Nov. 22. A Roman Cftth-
ollo church la to be erected at Joseph
In the spring. Bishop O'Reilly of Baker
City was here thla week and made the
announcement There . will also be
priests' .house,' with ft reeldent priest
having charge ef Wallowa county. Up
to this time tha Cathollo intereats have
been under the charge of the La Grande
priest . ., . ...... ,
MANY CATTLE BOUGHT
BY MONTANA COMPANY
(Special Dlepstck W The tarsal.) ; .
Lewlaton, Ida., Nor. II. Twelve hun
dred cattle were bought, hare yesterday
oy u. uftviason, representing the Em
pire Stock company ef Mtontana, en of
Senator Clark's companies. Top prices
were paid. The cattle. I which were
bought from W. A. Clemens of Anatone
and Bol Cad well of jCul da Saa, will be
driven overland to Fomeroy and a hipped
direct to Montana,
LORD CURZON GIVEN
- ; THIRD OF ESTATE
(Jearaal gseelsl Berries.)
, Chicago,. Nov. 22. Lord Curson of
Kettlestone will receive one third of the
estste of his wife and their children
will receive the remainder. Hla wife
father arranged marriage settlement
providing these terms. Curson will go
to Washington ee soon aa the settle
ment Is completed. . - -
WRIT OF OUSTER FOR
DELMAR JOCKEY CLUB
(Joaraal Special Berries.)
Jefferson City, Mo., Nov. It. The
supreme court today tasued ft writ of
ouster against the Delmar Jockey club
of St Loula, sustaining the lower courts
and revoking the charter, which le al
leged to have been broken by permitting
Timber aad Ties fcoet. - "
(Special Dkpates ta The JearsaL) '
Wallowa, Or, Nov. 12. Considerable
damage has been done by the late nine
In thla county. The Grand Ronde liver
has been on a rampage. Much timber
and railroad ties which were to be used
for the extension of the O. R. A N. line
Into Wallowa county have been lost' A"
number of the farmers have loat stock.
oca to Keliys autte.
Krion Bowman, the husky young men
dicant who cauterised his arm to enlist
the sympathy of pedestrians, was sen
tenced today to 10 days on the rock-
rue. Judge Cameron. In passing sen
tsnce, stated that It was hie opinion
that oonetant exercise of swinging a
10-pound hammer at Kelly's Butte
would have a tendency to cause the sore
to beaL j . .
Destroyed by Tire.
The home of Mre. Ella Bllson. Kit
Second street was completely destroyed
by fire at 11 o'clock this iriomlng. The
fire le said to have reaulted from a de
fective flue. Firemen were of little eer
vies because of a scarcity of hydrants
In that section of Fulton park. . With
iha.aid.of .neighbors, however., portions
of her furniture and other belongings
Civil Service xamlnatlms. '
' The following civil service examina
tions have been announced to be held
in Portland: Veterinary Inspector, De
cember 12, salary $1,200; wheelwright
December It, salary $720; computer,
United States naval observatory, De
cember 12 and It, salary $100 to $1,000.
For complete Information concerning
the examinations, applicants should see
Z. A. Leigh at the postofflce.
'. Wltnsse Xs Held. ,
To prevent any miscarriage of Jus
tice In the esse of Chick Houghton, the
ex-convict recently arrested on a charge
ef highway robbery, F. D. Leyd, the
complaining witness, was taken Into
custody today upon order of Poiloe
Judge Cameron and compelled to fur
nish a $260 bond to guarantee hie ap
pearance at the preliminary hearing.
' Bad sTews fot Blopsre. '
. (Journal Siieclal Service.)
. Denver, Colo., Nov. 22. R. A. Madison
of Oakland California,, and bride, for-J
meriy alias ton a j era nan, wnue re
turning from Sterling, Illinois, where
they were secretly married, wars Inter
cepted here by ft telesrram announcing
the desth of tha bride' s mothr..
rhysloal Oalture Class to Meet-
Ths Junior Boys'' Physical Culture
class will meet la Seller hall, Albina,
JOT INDICTED OY
Scott and Pittock Escape Prose-.
cutlon on Charge of Crim
v inal Libel. - ' -
JURY SAYS' M'CINN - ?
SHOULD BE PUNISHED
Recommends That He Be Made to
' Anawer for Contempt of Court for
Intruding on Session of the Grand
Jury, ;. ;.; :;.',', :; ,.
Harvey W. Scott and H. I Plttoek,
proprietors of the Oregontan, have es
caped indictment for criminal libel fop
their libelous cartoon of W M.. Ladd
at the hands of the grand Jury, which
adjourned late this afternoon.
A true bill charging a 8. Murray with
murder lo the first degree for shooting
Lr C. Whltney-we found Bjrthrrsnd
Jury. . , ." .
As to the charge of libel made against
Dcoct and mttock . by Mr. Ladd the
Jurore admitted that ' tha libel would
justify the return of ft true bill If It
were presented Independently of news
papers. The report further states that
the public has so long withstood what
la called the abuses ef the press that
tha matter of the Oregonlan's libel of
Mr. Ladd may safely be left to publlo
opinion. - !.'
That Henry B. McGinn be punished
for contempt ef court is recommended
by the Jury. It Is related that on No
vember 12. while the Jury was engaged
In the examination of witness, ft laud
rapping waa heard ftt the door, sod when
the door was opened McGinn rushed
Into the room, rebuked the dis
trict attorney, used loud and boisterous
language, ruahad around the room
smacking hie hande together, thumped
on the table and seriously Interfered
with the deliberations of the grand Jury.
The Jury reported that they deemed
McGlnn'e actions not only -deserving of
oensure, but of punishment and earnest
ly recommended that oontempt pro
ceedings be instituted against MoOlna
by the proper officials.
- A detailed report of the Investiga
tions of county institutions concludes
the report of the Jury. The poor farm,
county hospital. Boys' and Girls' Aid
society. Home of the Good Shepherd,
rock crushing plant and aub-jall at
Kelly Butte, babies' home, county Jail
and city Jail were visited, end the re
port praises conditions aa they exist at
each of theae institutions. ,
Colorado Delegates Become In-
. , ., dlgnant OvervRailroad V
.Outragee. ; .
Kansas City. Nov. It. At the Trans-
II IPHtlSliil ARII I Pit
ii nniri in iiiiii a s SB
Mlsslsslppl congress today Colorado . I
delegates this morning caused the dis
cussion of river Improvements to bet
road magnates and demanded that con
gress - Interfere ..with . the recent deel- .
elons of the Interstate commerce com
mission. -'- - -'
George J.K1nkl of - Colorado, --ar -reigned
B. H. Harrlman and offered a
resolution to the convention demanding
that Commiasloner Judson Clements re
sign. He said that he thought Clem- -
ente ought to be returned to the posi
tion of Justice of the peace In Georgia. .
whence he came. . KInkel'a anger Is the
result of Clements' ruling that a ship
per could not recover an overcharge
from the railroad; after It proved the
rata excessive. - r- v.. .
Ha said tnt the railroads have every
thing their own way when Harrlman
oomes aaklng for more. He read ft list
of rates Increased from New York to -Denver
and the Pactflo coast in the last
two years and said that hs asked the .
roade how they reached the rata basis,
and they told him, by "reason and In
stinct" "Yea,' he ' continued, "by reasons
known to Harrlman alone. If God In
tends to build up the west, ha should
remove Harrlman end Clements.'' '
MURDERER ANDERSON GETS
In Imposing the Extreme , Pen
alty Judge McCredle Severely '.
Criticises Jury in Case.
Vancouver. Wash., Nov. fL Thomas
Anderson was ysstarday sentenced by
Superior Judge McCredle to a life terra
In the state penitentiary for the murder
of Corporal Anthony Brleter In the rear
of "a Main street saloon In this city -oaths
evening of October 0. Anderson
was found guilty, of murder In the sec
ond degree by a Jury in the., superior
court ,-.."' " v ' . ,.
"Atfaerson and hie victim were mem
bers of M company. Fourteenth In
fantry. They were old friends and on
the fatal day, after several hours spent
In the saloon, ' became engaged In a
quarrel, which led Anderson to shoot
Brleter, death resulting withla a few
minutes. - ; ,
Judge McCredle, before sentencing.
Anderson, said that the prisoner should
have been found guilty of murder In
the first degree and that It was his duty
to give Anderson the full eentence al
lowed by the statute for the crime of ,
which he was found guilty by the Jury,
that of murder In the second dsgree;
that If It bad not been for the misplaced
sympathy of the Jurors he would have
been .found guilty of murder la the first
The Judge went on to stats that the -sentiment
of the townspeople and the
soldiery was that Anderson was guilty
of eold-blooded murder; that after a re
view of tha evidence produced at the
trial the court could come to but one
conclusion, that being that Anderson.
fth deliberation, purchased a pistol
and with It shot and killed Brleter.
JTrlsoe Walla Tumbled.
Ssn Frano'scO' Nov. 22. During the
high wind this morning a number ef
walls were blown down. One man was
killed and feeir Injured. 'The dead maa
to Jesue Reea ' - --w..., .- .