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" PORTLAND, OREGON, SATURDAY EVENING, DECEMBER 1, H906. TWO. SECTIONSTWENTY ' PAGES. PRICE TWO CENTS. v ??aSSaf MPcSS -
IS ACCUSED OF
in . Answer i-iiea in
Court M'Ginn Admits
' That Ladd Cartoon
Was Libelous ,
Declares Also That During -In
vestigation District Attorney
Manning Held Secret Confer
ences With Scott and Pittock,
Owner of the Oregonian.
Because of his language to Judge
Bears last Monday, Henry E. McGinn,
attorney, was thin morning fined 1166
for contempt of court by the aute ctr-
' cult court. He baa appealed to the su-
prerae court. . -'.- -:.
In McQlnn'a answer to the charaa It
- la emphatically declared that the man
whom he accused Monday, District At--jrtorney-John
Manning, was in consults-
tlon with the proprietors of the Ore-
. goniaa at the time he aa a district at-
. torney waa-- ostensibly endeavoring to
. 'secure their Indictment' for criminal
libel, McGinn aaya in bta answer that
at the-time of the publication-of the
-; rartoun -of W. M. Ladd In tho - Ore
, gonlau he told men connected with the
., paper that It . was libelous. Ha also-
repeated this statement to Judge Seara
while the grand Jury was In session.
'-From this. It Is apparent that District
Attorney Manning- wan unable to, ae-
"aro. an Iftdietneewe against the Oieguii
lan owners, though, their own lawyer
I conaldered them guilty.
Judge M. C George appeared aa coun
ael for McGinn and read J he answer to
thr court In- -mitigattoit of thooff mse
against the court the anawer relates
' - the elrcurastancea of the publication In
the Oregonian on November J of a li
belous cartoon of W. M- Ladd, the sub
sequent calling of the grand jury and
the entrance of McGinn into the grand
Jury room, the questions asked of Judge
Seara by the grand jury. The anawer
aaya: . .. . '-'
"In ita final report to the court the
- grand Jury recited the incident of Mo
- Ginn appearing before them to protest
, against Mjv- Wood's appearance aa a
- deputy dlatrict attorney; that aald re
port was unjust and .unfair to McGinn
in erery way; that It withheld the fact
' that MoGInn simply protested against
Mr, Wood's appearance before the grand
Jury; that it withheld the information
: that the grand Jury did not know that
(Continued on Page Two.
SEEK DEFEAT Of W. J. BRYAH
Wall Street Sane and SafevDemocracy Would
: ' Nominate Woodrow Wilson tor President
; in the Coming Convention ' -.vv
- (Jooraal Special Bervlce.) '
Kew Haven Conn..Dec. 1. .The New
Haven Union, of which Alexander Troup
la editor and proprietor, publishes an ar-
, tlcle purpoctiog- ta give the details af ae-
r ret .meetings recently neld in Mew Tork
City by a number of leading Dejnocrats
-called together for the purpose of aide
tracking any plana Bryan or Hearst may
have for. gaining the presidency In 1808
and putting In nomination for president
Woodrow Wilson, president of Princeton
- Troup has Just returned from a west
ern -trip during which be apent a week
at the home of Bryan at Llnooln, Neb
raaka. lie declares in -his paper ' that
among those who have been aecretly
planning Woodrow Wilson a boom are
John P. Hopkins, former mayor of Chicago;-
Roger O. Sullivan. Ix-mocratlo
national committeeman from Illinois; J.
H. Ecklea, the Chicago banker and for.
mar controller of the currency under
Cleveland; Charlea 4 Hamlin, assistant
secretary of the treasury under Carlisle;
ex-Senator Jamea Smith of New Jersey,
and H. C. Frlck of Pittsburg, and that
they have been conferring with Parker.
Belmont-Sheehart people, in New Tork
at the Metropolitan clutt. better known
as the "Millionaires' " club.
-Will be received until 8 o'clock tonight for the big Sunday
Journal. Rate only 5 cents' line,.' Results I Yes, splen
did results I Try one. ' , '.v,;. ; "7..'"" ;
W; V .... S.
District Attorney John Manning, who
la accused of carrying tales to
Harvey W. Scott and H. L. Pit-
3 tock while they were being invest
igated by the grand jury on a
' charge of criminal libeL
110 FAUCET COl'lS
Milkmen Who Get Their Sup
plies Out of the Water Pipes
Cannot Sell It7 In the- Rose
City r Labelled as L Pure, Un
According to the public estimation, a
dairyman caught' milking a faucet sj.o"
aelllng the fluid aa the product of a
cow ought to feel about aa shame-faced
as a mala woman suffragist caught
seated In a erowded street car. Four
dairymen, of Troutdale, however,' look
upon be matter In a different-light.
At -leasts they, according to the milk
inspector, unbluehlngly continue to de-
liver a wniuan fluid- in small bottles
and collect for tho same at regular
milk ratea. : .
r (Continued on Page Two.)
WALL STREET CANDIDATE
: - I f - v
: 2 TOBACCO
Fire Stemmeries Be
longing to the Trust
Near Princeton -
Incendiarism Result of Bitter
War Waged for Two Years Be
tween Growers and Combine
Crowd Numbers Three
' (Joareal Special service.)
Princeton, Ky., lec 1. A mob rode
into town thla morning and fired two
tobacco" stemmeries. The - mob - then
started a fire m "another part of town.
The loss exceeds 4100,000.
It la believed that the Incendiarism
Is theo result of the 'bitter war waged
during0 the past two years between the
growers, who aell at any price, and the
aaaoclatlon, formed to raise the price.
The stemmerles belong to the so-called
trust ' The Imperial Tobaececompany
of New Tork controlled the atemmery
of John G. Orr, which waa burned with
the othera destroyed, which belonged to
The ir. ob nnmbered 100. It seixed
the town marshal, disarmed him. Ignited
the factories and stood guard, permit
ting no one to approach until the build
ings were entirely enveloped and help
useless. A squad took charge of the
telephone office and allowed no word
to go out. . " , ' .' - '
ItiSJUldtratood that the Insurance
compantoa lose noTfiTh
fire on account of the invasion and riot
clauses In the policies, but C. N. Snyder,
secretary of the state underwrltera, aaya
that the Insurance companiea will cancel
Insurance on alt planta representing the
Italian government. Six yeara ago the
Italian government entered the field and
gave such high prices that they drove
all other agents out. Later, by what Is
declared top have been an agreement
among the tobacco companiea. -that tho
latter would not enter the field, they
became' ablo to eontroj tho field and
pay growers any price that the agents
pleased. The growers organlied Inde
pendent planta and waged war, Tho
growers dlaclalm all connection with the
riots. , I
Duchess of Marlborough Sends
Her Children Together With
Minor Trinkets to "the Duke
and Prepares to Begin Life
Over Again as Commoner.'
(Jooraal Special Bervlre.) '
New Tork. Dec. 1. A World cable
from.LondoasayiJW'hi;ther aha sue
for divorce . or not, th; Ducheas of
Marlborough ia giving, up practically
everything, from her children to her
trifling personal effects, to the duke. -
Recently her chr, two.oid retainers
and two nuraea who attended the young
Marqula of Blandford and hla brother,
Lord Ivor Spencer Churchill, have bwn
sent from Sunderland house, the Duch
esa' residence, with tho boya to their
father'a residence. All tho personal be
longings of the children have been
packed up and taken along. Even little
and tender reminders of babyhood have
gone back to Blenheim aa if the mother
had resolved to clear away all tracea
of her old Ufa and start anew on an
unblottnd page. .
Splendid china, adorned with tho Marl
borough creat and coronet, quantities
of antique silver, .heirlooms and . the
most minute possessions of the family
have been dispatched to. the duke. So
scrupulous has been her effort to leave
nothing behind that evm he old ormolu
bell pulls which originally came from
Blenheim have been removed from Bun
derland house. The duoheaa has alao
discarded stationery bearing tho ducal
-". pouoo Chief urreadera.
(Journal Special Serftre.l . - S
7 Ban Francisco, Deo. 1.- Jerry Dinan,
chief of police, who was Indicted yes
terday for alleged complicity in the
dlve-protectlng graft, which la on of
those now under investigation by tho
grand Jury, surrendered to .the sheriff
thla morning, gave bond and was re
leased. - ,-. , . , .
ANNA HELD PERMITS
" THIEVES TO RETURN .
. . 6Er.lS.AflD KEEP CASH
Journal Special Serrlce.) '
- New Tork, Pec. 1. Anna Held, who
a month ago waa robbed of 1150,000
worth of Jewels which were stolen from
her on a Pennsylvania railroad train in
Ohio, has . received . her gema through
tho police department, by consenting
to a-mysterious "settlement with the
thieves, whereby the latter were allowed
t- keep - 16.S00 In notes taken at the
same time the gems were. All the Im
portant papers in the handbag were also
returned. "the robbers thus secured
immunity from prosecution in addition
td netting a snag sum In cash.
husband, Forens Zlegfleld, Jr., and
Mra. Halaey Corwln, who waa also a
victim of the robbera. ' Going into the
dining-car for breakfast, the gems were
locked in the atateroora. , .
Detectives found the robbers were
two well-known racetrack followers.
Upon their consent to return tho gems.
Miss Held consented to forego prosecu
tion. Why, no one knows.
Upper cut showa Mrs, Halsey Corwin,
the actress jewels were stolen. 1 The lower photo Is one of Miss Anna
Held. The jewels were returned by agreement that the thieves could
keep $6,800 in bank notes they secured with the gema.i--...
CALIFORNIA WILL STAND PAT
Congressional Delegation Will Lead Fight for
Miller Is Asked r to Explain -
(Joersal Speetal Mrr1r.
... Wsshington. Dec. I With the dec
laration that the people of tho Pacific
coast believe that Japan in her endea
vor to gain supremacy of tho Pactflo
will hot healtato at a war with the
United States, representative I la yea of
California haa arrived determined to
press tho anti-Japanese propaganda.
TlitCalliftrnJa JelegaJlpnJa f oUP wjng
his lead. Hayes aaya that there la no
disposition on tho part of California
people to recede - from their position,
."The depth of feeling in California is
not a matter of race prejudice and peo
ple recognise that the kieala of Asiatic
peoples are different from oura. We
are ready to fight for cur homes If we
must. Commercial Invasion will not be
accepted any more peaceably than armed
.rear War Uay oUow.
. The California Japanese problem was
conjlderej at tho cabinet, meeting today.
President Roosevelt has been holding a
conference with various prominent men
from Cafornla. Much attention haa
been given to the alleged Interview with
Conaul-Oeneral Miller of , Tokohama.
given out at San Francisco, to the effect
that the Japanese are much Incensed,
and willing to go to war if need be, to
aavo nttional dignity. The state depart
ment does not admit knowledge of the
Interview, or of any auch Intention on
tho part of Japan, nevertheless the ad
ministration officials are uneaay over
tho possible result of the present contro
versy. War -Is not looked for, but thre
la great- fear -of serious commercial
trouble and the hampering of American
privileges In the far easCJ. ".
Army and navy officials have no par.
tlcular liking for the Japanese, and be
lieve, thorn willing to tli nnythlng to
cripple America in the Pacific, even to
the extent of attempting tho aelguro of
the Philippines and Hawaii, and trying
to wrest , Alaska iron this country,.
GinS UP $6,800 TO
who waa with Anna Held when
They know, however, that -Japan will
not be financially prepared for war.
When the school question will be
heard In the courta friends of the ad
ministration . have little ' doubt aa to
what the final decision wlU be. The
administration expecta to have its view
taken that the San Francisco school
I m win In AvMiitttnsr ttiA t.m.
fw-,i....P..t.n tiilf I
tho state department and the Japanese
government are rignt in contending mai
under treaty rights, 'Japanese students
should be admitted.
It Is believed that the hlgheat 'court
will cattle for all time tho right of the
federal government to compel tho ac
ceptance - of treaty obligations by the
atate. The decision of tho aupretne
court of theTnlted Stan;, rendered in
178V. five years after the contltu tlon
took effect. Is recalled. " On the question'
aa to whether tho alien had the right
to inherit property in a state when the
laws of Jhe state were agalnat such In
heritance, the court said: '
"If doubts could exist - before the
adoption of the present national govern
ment, they muat be entirely removed b
the six tl) article of tho constitution,
which provides that all 'the treaties
made or which shall bo made under the
authority of the United Stutos. shall be
the supreme law of the land, and Judge
In every state shall be bound thereby,"
etc. - -
In company with Senator Flint, Hayes
called at tho White. House-later today
and predicted that this country and Ja
pan will be at war within tt yeara. He
bellevna, however, that the present ques
tion will be settled diplomatically,
irmlnly became neither country la pre
pared for war at the present time. r
The atate department ha sent a
clipping to Consul-Genera! Miller of
Yokohama, now -In San Francisco, which
Quotes him as. saying that Japan ' ta
ready for -was with this country, do
manUlog as esfilaaation,
GET $150,000 JEWELS
jr5, . f : , :
fa n if i" 1 a ' " '
BIG BEER KEGS
Special " Internal , Revenue In
spector Ben Blow Levies Fines
for, Violation of Federal Laws
in Retailing Beverage in Too
Saloonkeepers of Portland vicinity
have been having a atrenuoua time for
the past week or so on account of the
quiet visit Of Betr Biow,a special in
spector of the internal , revenue de
partment, who haa found that tho laws
were being lightly treated in many In
Mr. Blow, who halls from Washing
ton, District of Columbia, waa in Port
land last week, and while hero he called
upon a largo number of the saloonmen
of the city and asked for an examina
tion of their "beer books," whicll are
kept at the Instance of the revenue de
partment. Ho noted all tho saiea or
bermade byeach-Jitm together with
-. According to the internal revenue law
a retail ealoonman cannot sell flvo gal
lons of beer at one time, four and seven
eighths gallons being tho retail limit
The examination of the books of many
firms showed to Mr. Blow that this law
was being violated and he Immediately
levied tinea upon the proprietors of the
places which in many-cases were severe.
It la-reported that a saloon oil Front
street, near Morrison, . was found . - to
have violated t he law and was forced
to pay a heavy fine. Several placea on
the east side were also convicted and
violations of the law were discovered In
different parts of Washington county.
One saloon on MUwaukla avenue waa
(Continued on Pago Two.)
Among the Features j
Thatare more than ordinarily interesting and which are to ;
be found only in The fsunday Journal, are Jefferson Myers' ; ;
story of the Dismal Swamp in Virginia, the-Jhistory of the; jj
ferries and bridges over the Willamette, with picture of
tire" old and new ferryman, and the check which have fig-
tired, in the greatest forgeries on the coast.- -, t
Scarcity of Cars Is
Causing Trade ; to
Face Loss and Finan
Manufacturers Are Unable to Fill
Urgent Orders, While Farmers
Cannot Get Their Crops o
Market All Are Waiting for
Only those manufacturing Industries
that are strong financially will bo ablo
to aurvlve tho ruinous car shortage.
Those that cannot carry their bualneas
along or exist on local trade wilt have
to ahut down. Many of Oregon's fao
torlea and mills are running at a loss,
with no relief In sight.
The big business that had been work
ed up all along the coaat by tho Ore
gon Furniture Manufacturing company
la dwindling away. The management
haa received nearly to letters tho last
lng why-they cannot -get conalgnmanta
of furniture ordered weeks ago and ly
ing at the factory ready for shipment.
, .f. -Oajuiot fileS Oara.
'It is out of tho question for tut to
get cars.- We have-taken all our trav
eling men off of tha road, and they
have taken no orders for three -months.
aald Fletcher Linn, president of tho com
pany. ; Our California man is now
going over tho territory and explaining
why wo cannot fill tho orders. Wo
had enormous sales this : year in Cali
fornia territory, and . It tram praotlo
ally all trade that wo could have held.
Wo are shipping only small orders, in
less than car lots, and these ordars we
axtujobllged to haul by wagon clear
Tho concern is carrying on outside
business at a loss, in an effort to hold
ita business indefinitely until soma
form of relief can bo secured from tho
present-ruinous conditions In shipping.
me railroads say tney . nave ordered
largo numbers of cars, but nobody
knows when they will be delivered In
Oregon. Meanwhile tho mills and fac
tories must hang on as best they can
to their customers. Some are giving up
their trade and telUng customers they
must go elsewhere . to ' secure goods.
Others are shipping In small lots, pay
ing extra hauling charges and higher
fretght-ratesvJiLprder to hold the good
will of customers if possible. In addl-
tlon to the total loss of tho expenses
they paid in sending out men to get '
the year's orders they are now paying
salaries and expenses of men who are
doing nothing but go over the territory
and make explanations of tb failure
to deliver the goods.
' Farmers Holding Crops.
Throughout western Oregon farmers
are holding their potatoes, hay - and -grain,
paying interest on loans they s- -cured
to carry them until they oould
market their crops, and waiting to get
cars that were ordered weeks ago. Alt
farm products are perishable, and tho "
outlook now Is that there wll be heavy
losses among the producers on account
of the Impossibility or marketing crops.
Farmera are hauling products long dis
tances over muddy roads to tho river
wherever water transportation can be.
secured. Warehouses are full of pro
ducts that, aro already showing signs
of rot and damage' A severe winter'
season, would-result in enormous damage
to products that are not adequately pro- '
tec ted from frost. ,
a rove Commercial
the car shortage will .culminate next
Wedneaday aUKugene in s mass meet
ing - of shippers from all over western
Oregon to discuss measures that may
be suggested for compelling tho rail
road companiea to furnish cars. A law
to cover tho ease will be asked from tho
legislature. , .
A number of commercial clubs have
appointed delegates. Tho Portland Com
mercial club will bo represented by Ham
Connell. W. C. Francis and W. P. Olds,
and tho board Of trade by F. A. Douty,
W. B, Olafke and T. N. Stnppenbach.
The Southern Paclflo company wlU
probably send, representative..
freight traffic department to put up
whatever defenso may be made for the
(Continued on Pag Two.)