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THE OREGON DAILY JOURNAL. PORTLAND, TUESDAY EVENING. JULY 9.
Modem Office BuildingrSii
or Eight Stories Jligh, to
Replace Structure Now Oc
cupicd by Gas Company at
the Corner of lanihill.
Fifth ilrwt will oon have another
mocarn. up-to-date off lo and business
block provided negotiations, wmcn are
now In pro areas between two of the
most prominent financial Interests' in
t ha eltr ara brought to A successful
; conclusion. - " ,
C. ' F. Adama, Traldcnt p tha Port
land Gaa Company, and w. C Alvord.
repreaenting tla Falling estate, are ne-
' foliating for the erection by the latter
of a building oa the quarter block at the
southeast corner, of Fifth and Yamhill
el reels, the alta now occupied by the
. saa company aa offlcea and ealee room.
While the deal la In a tentative atata
aa ret. It la believed that it will be
closed wllhln the neat .two or three
weeks. ' " " ' '
The plan aa now developed provide
that the proposed structure will Cover
the quarter block, and wlU be six vr
eight stories In height. s
the gaa company will probably occu
py the two-sforv frame at the corner
of Fourth and Yamhill streets, soon to
, be vacated by the Wells-Fargp Expreea
company, while the new Falling build-;
: tag la going up. .:
; Congressman Hull Says That
i Uncle Sam Will Betake
ff Them in War. xn
" ' . iJoareef Special Service.) -
" Des.Molnea, .July , I. Congreaaman
Hull, chairman of the military affaire
committee, aatd today If Japaneee
Vnlted Statea war occur. America will
temporarily lose the Phillpplnea and
Hawaii ' but will ultimately retake then
It la rumored here that Japaneae war
talk lrt Europe waa originated by PC-.
alatora desiring that the value of Jap
anese bonds be depreciated.
It waa officially denied at the navy
department today that rush orders for
batUeshlperepaira at the navy yards at
Bremerton and Mara Island on the coaat
have been sent.
TOBIN DOES SPEED
' ' STUNT IN NEW YORK
: ' 1 ' Joareal ' pedal erir. r , ''
;, " New York, July I. John R. Tpbln.
Tlee-preeldent of the Hlbernla bunV 01
Pan Francisco, did a speed stunt, open
Ins the evea of New Yorkers today,
He had passage on the Kaiser Wllhelm,
which left at o'clock. Tobln arrived
' In New York at :OS. ' He waa met at
the depot by a awlft auto and whirled
to-a tug which caught the Kaiser.
BLAZE KILLS "FOUR ": ':
8 - SLEEPING C JU LDREN
Journal Special flerTlre.) v
" SulsunCaU July t. The reaidancajof.
Charles u Campbell waa burned laat
night and four children, aged II. 11. 7
and I. were burned to death. Mr. Camp
bell and his wife were badly "burned.
. but will live. The family waa -asleep
wnan me rire proae oui.
xzxxzon or . tovs awaztzvo
Oompletioa of Only Thirty lfllaa of tha
. u . copper Blew ai sTertkajessaia
- SV Jr. WlU stolra rroblaa. .
RAINIER BAILJ) WITH RAILWAY
Steam schooner Rainier sailed for Ka-
tana last night loaded to tha guards with
-freight for the Copper River at North-
weatern Railroad. The freight oenelsts
of railway supplies or ail aorta. Includ
ing four looomottvea, a number of dump
cara and about 100 mllee of steel rails.
Tha Rainier la making the trip nnder
- charter te the Katalla Company. - Cap
tain Charles Lindqutstls In command-
i Beet tie Post Intelligencer, July 7.
i The rbove newa Item from tha Seattle
Poat-Intelllgencer of Sunday, July 1,
should attract tha attention of every
thinking m-n and woman in the city bf
Portland, as the completion of the Cop
per River 4k Northwestern Railroad
means an and to the fuel problem In the
city or roruana ana tne entire racinc
roast. - -,
This road la building to the coal fields
on Bering river, and It la a queatlon of
'the completion of only 10 miles of isil-
road and the construction of coal bunk
. .ara at. Katalla, to enable vessels to load
. when a pure, smokeless, steaming coal
; will be upt on the market right here In
Portland. Also an anthracite coal which
.the Lnlted Statea government reports
.show la equal to tha anthracite of
Pennsylvania. ' -
. Vl PI"rtunly o become Interested
la tha An sio-American Oil Coal Com
pany la limited, and those who are alive
to their own Interest a will loaa no time
In becoming fully Informed regarding
the holdlnga and purposes of this com-
P tT's Anglo-American OH ft Coal Com
pany la backed by prominent Portland
business men, the standing of any one
rf whom can be had through Dunn or
lindatreet's commercial acencles.
Thoussnds of dollars haa been inuii
In the past sixty daye for machinery to
develop the company's holdings, which
cnnaiHts of over lt.oot acres, a part of
wlilrh Is on the main line of the Cop-
jit rtivrr v ririfiwv(ern rmiirona.v.
CnttHln BUh bone, field superintend
ent f-r the rompeny, with a large crew
i.t mt-n, left Seattle three weeks ago
m i h re row nn tne grouna.
I hnioKrni'hs snd samples of Durd an-
tinii' cal. aleo samples of bituminous
. nhtrh the 1'nltad Htates geological
putvv prnnouneed as equal to tha Poca-.-'
tn. Nw lUvT and Ueorgea Creek
. of tlie rant, can be seen at the
, i t ti e cnmi-nny. 8ulte 007-1 Com-t-..
(! Im , : ln. recnd and Waahlng-
i over the Jitle Uuarantee at Trust
...,' ; ClurVe. rrealdont; II. L. Pit
t rt Ire-pi eel. lent ; Kred 8. flen
r orH - lc-e-nrMenl ; I. W. Wake.
I. ti-i.-d v ! rrenldent; Oeoraa It
. . -. iturv a- , I ixnurer; lu S. Mo-
WILL LOST OUT
; mm w
Evidence of Existence, Con
tents and Non-Revoca-y
tion Admissible. )
- BY SUPREME COURT
' j - .
Brother of Union County . Testator,
v Who ' Appeals, Loeee ' Against
Adopted Children Who Were Leg
atee Curry County Case Decided
(Special Dteastefe te Tag JearaaLt
Salem, Or.. July . Judge King today
affirmed tha Judgment of: tha lower
court In the matter of tha probata of the
will of Ferena Miller. In the case of
Edward - Lula and Clara Aughay, re
apondenta, against Jacob Murhback. ap
pellant, on appeal from Union county,
Robert Eakln, judge. ' Thla ia a ault
conteatlng tha laat will of Ferena Miller
uui Mrs. Miller, about three year
irinr to her death, executed a will and!
enoaited It In the First National bank
of Union, bequeathing ber property, con-
alatlng of PiO acrea of land and Improve
ments, to Kdward Luis 'and bis slater,
who. had made their home with the Mil
lers elnoe they were small children.
After Mrs. Miller's death the wjll could
not bo found. .
The deceaaea ten no lines i omttoo-
ante ind tha oonteatant .la ner oroiner.
who Uvea In Ohio. The county court re
fuaed to admit tha wilt to probata but
waa reversed by the circuit court. Tha
supreme cotirt. In the opinion by Judge
King, affirms tha decision of the cir
onit nuiri hnlrllnr that declarations of
the decedent arter tne exer-uun in timr t
will were admlaathie in eviaence 10
tabllah the existence of a will at her
death and that it had not been revoked.
The queatlon or tne admission mis
claaa of teetlmony appeara from the
opinion to' be an Important one and It
la before the eupreme -court of this
state for the first time. The result of
the ault hinged upon tnia point. .
" na a rri. a '
Judsre Bean affirmed the decision of
the lower court la the ease of R. D.
Hume, appellant, against Nellie Y.
Burns, administratrix substituted for
K. B. Bums, deceased, on appeal from
the circuit- court -of Curry county, J.
W. Hamilton Judga Thla waa a ault -to
nlnln. treanaaa -aa -real property altered
as having taken place in February, 1S.
The question ' to d oeciaea was ma
location , of tha aoutheaaterly line of
Hume's nremlsea. He owns a narrow
atrip of rocky and aandy beach In front
of Ellensburg - and extending to the
Rogue river, which waa usea dt Burns
as a landing place and fox atretchlns;
M nets while flahlna? for salmon. Jn
the. lower court the defendant won, as
tha .uUw ; dismisses xor .want or
jurlsdictfon, and the suprerao eourt af-
firma the decision ot tne tower couru ,
NEW NORMAL 1REGENTS
i TO MEET TOMORROW
-fKnartal Dtooatch t T -Jsaraatf-r
ftalem. Or.. July t. The .newly cre
ated board of regents for tha atata nor
mal Bohoole will meet nere wmnrrow.
It la expected that a ecrotarywllK then
be selected. So far there are four can
didates K, T. Moorea, -county superin
tendent for Marlon: F. K. Liovell, for
merly chief clerk In the eecretary -of
state's office; C U Btarra of Falla City,
former superintendent for Polk county.
c. A. Worthlns-ton.ef Weston. i
T. Moorea ta aaia to nave me supporv
of a large number or aducatora. -
STATE CEETIFICATES ',
AND DIPLOMAS ISSUE
(npedii Dlapalch te The Jearaat)
Salem. Or.. July I. Tha atata board
Utf- education iasued-atata-taachara' jeml
tlf testes and diplomaa to tne xoiiowing
peraona yesterday: X . .
State diplomaa Berta P. ' White. Cot
tage Grove; Mabel C Mickey, Medford;
I. Pearl Allen, Amity; Emma Kiev
now, 620 Everett street, Portland; Jessie
May Wilson, Pendleton; Fannie L, Zleg
ler. Eugene; Effie A. Holt. Tillamook.
State certificates Cordelia O. Grant,
Ashland; Helen Llghtner, Lents; F. W.
Roberts, Springfield. -. , - .',
MAYOR WILL APPOINT
- -; , , ' .. .
Mayor Lane thla morning received a
communication from the offlclala of tha
National Irrigation eonrreaa which
meets in Sacramento. California, from
September S to T, asking him to appoint
10 delegates, to represent Portland in
the deliberations. Tha appolntmenta
will be made thla week. - . .
FOUR CHILDREN ARE 1
BURNED TO DEATH
. (Jnaraal tpeelal servles.
' Mil I -nr. Wis.. July . Four chil
dren of Jason Field were burned to
death thla morning in a fire started by
a aaaollna explosion. The children were
aaloep at the time.
HEAVILY FINED FOR
VIOLATING THE LAW
. T. MrConnell pleaded
1 1 nnr thla mOmlnS tO
of selling liquor In less Quantities than
a arallon witnout a iion
near the eounty poor farm. Judga Seara
fined MoConnell 1100. ,
RALSTON APPOINTED :
V r TO J5UBTREASURY
, (Joareal Special Serviee.) ' -xV
Oyster Bar. July 0j Tha preeldent to
day appointed .William C. Kalaton aa-
alatant auo-treaaurer at, nw ii'v"-
A. Krons. repalra on dwelling. Tenlno
between liaat ! Twent-flrst and Bast
Twenty-third, 180; Frsnk Riley, garage,
East Twenty-first between ucnuyier anu
Broadway. 1150; 1. W. Muney, repairs,
Ksst Twentyslxth near Alberta, 1200;
John Porteoua, two-otory dwelling. East
Twenty-second Between jiuemuu anu
Thompson, 14,600: J. C. Withers, one
tory frame. East Fourteenth between
Mason and Skldmore. 1700; H. C. Joace
lyn. 1--story dwelling, Hawthorne be
tween East Fortieth and Eaot Forty
first, 11.000; J. R. Temple, two-story i
dwelling, Portsmouth between Prtnce-y
ton and Amherst. IJ.000; Pea a lee Broth-j
era. one-story store. Union avenue be-1
l.w,n Orrgon and East Irving, ll,!00;
W. C. Van Darson, one-story dwelling.
East Alder between East Thirty-seventh
and East Thirty-eighth. 11.700; II, Var
klg Bon. repair brick, 111 Front. 1200;
I ' ,V? Wolfenberger. two two-atory
. niPnir$,m Taagart and
Clinton, M.OOOj perr ft Wilson, two
story ronrrete store. Ruaaell between!
Rodney snd Williams. S.soO; Snenrer
A Burbank. repairs dwelling. McWlllen
between Henton and Cherry. B0; Hpen-
between McMillan and Cherry, iiO; J.
I 1 i Jreanom,, repairs owelllng. East
. Twenty -nliiUt near- Oregon. 1200. ... . , ,
PANIC AT MOVING PICTURE -SHOW
WHEN FILMS TAKE FIRE
Madly down Fifth avanua raced the
fire engine followed la quick succes
sion by the truck and hose oompanlas:
Every window of - the aky-ecraping
IO-atory - ateel ., and .. atone atrueture
belched forth flame and smoke.!
Hedged in oa all aldea by a aea of f Ira,
despair and anguish written on her face,
a handsome stenographer, atood poised
on ana of the window aflla of the Ifth
floor. ISO feet above the etreet,. ready
for a " terrible. terrifying to
Intent only on their work of reeeue
two truckmen rush pell mell into the
biasing building. They soon reappear
at a window and laboriously make their
way up the aldea of he giant chimney
llke edifice by means of the pompier
laddere. . .
Oon't Jump. For heaven a sake don t
Jump.' roar the crowd above the hum
MOTHER'S PLEA SAVES SON FROM.
; ROCK PILE-ON PROMISE TO PAY
in the oounty court thla morning Mar
garet Atken, who had caused tha arreat
of her aon, Andrew Aiken, on a charge
of railing to eupport hla three children,
nleaded with tha eourt not to aend her
aon to tha rockplla, aa might have been
done under the new non-eupport law. -Atken'a
wife deaerted h.lm and their
three babies last winter, and Aiken took
the children to hla mother, who com
plained that Aiken had left the burden
of supporting the children upon ner
shoulders. Aiken In tha courtroom thla
morning aald he would pay hla mother
35 a month, but the Judga waa doubt
ful whether ha would keep up tha pay-
BLUE LEDGE IS
SOLD TO I0WIIE
New York Capitalist Buys
Rich - Southern Oregon
(tpeelal Dlsaetch te The Jearaat.) ' ;
Medford. Or July .By tha final
payment of a aurh approximately tlSO,
00 Robert 8. Towne, of New tork. be
came tha aola owner fdar f tha -celebrated
Blue Ledge griup ot mines In
northern California arid-aduthern Ore-,
son. The group embracea a large num
ber of clalma of marvelous richness lo
cated on the north aide of tha Siskiyou
mountains In California.- but from the
formation of the country naturally trib
utary to Medford. Oregon, from which
point they are reached by a good wagon
and atage road. -. k
- Tha propertiee have , aevaral tlmea
been exploited under bond untilthey
passed into tha hands of Mr. Towns
Knut one veer alnce there haa been
but little prospect of their permanent
development.- After changing handa
several - ttme with -varylfta -UUf or tune
both to proipects and prospectora. Dr.
Reddy, now mayor of Medford. auc-
ceeded In bonding tha property to ne
present owners. Extensive development
work Involving" an expenditure of al
most a half a million dollara wan com.
meneed with tha reault that on July I
the purchase was completed and a prop
ertv that already haa over $1,000,000 In
hlgli grade ore In eight passed Into the
hsnda of Mr. Towne for less than 1110,-
National. Badger. Medford Copper. Cop-
nee Vine Rlnnmlald. Blue Leage
tension and several other eq (Tally good
nrmerllM In the same 4eouD are pnr
duoara of unusually rich high-grade cop--
Mr. Towne'a plana have not been made
public bu- It la reasonably certain that
a smelter anil a railroad from Medford
to the mine and ultimately to Crescent
City, will be absolutely necessary to the
operation of the mine. Tha operation
of thesa propert.ee will give the-mlnlng
intereata of Medford and vtclnHy a tre
mendous Impetua and tha opening of
rail nammunlcation with the Blue Ledge
will reault in tha extensive operation of
other profitable but now dormant prop
erties. . .... ..
NEGLIGENCE CAUSED r-
: Aa tha result of negligence In remor-
Ing a dead horse belonging to tha Union
Laundry company which waa disem
boweled and Instantly killed at. Twenty-third
and Lovejoy atreeta yesterdav
afternoon in a runaway, L. TV Ollliland,
manager of the laundry, was taken Into
euatody today on a warrant charging
him with leaving a dead horse In a
nubile street. Ollliland was released on
his own racoglnsance to anrear In po
lice court tomorrow moraine.
Attorney R. W. Wilbur, who, oocu-
?1es a residence near tne spot Where
he earcaaa waa allowed ta remain.
swore to tha. complaint. .
TWO MORE DEALERS
FINED BY THE COURT
Oeorgs L. Jenninga and Clifford
Edwards, aeeond-hand furniture deal-
era, were filed 110 each this morning
for 1helr.part.ln tha furniture Truet,
making a total of Hi persona and flrma
that have been fined. The total amount
collected by the government In flnea
In ita prosecution of violators of tha
Sherman antl-truat law la 14.775.
There still remains II Indictee to
appear In court. Tomorrow la the time
sat for defendanta la tha trust to ap
pear In court and It la expected that
a large number will ha on hand.
WIFE AT SCH0LLS
FINDS HUSBAND DEAD
' (Rpeelal DItaetes to The looraaL) "
Hlllsboro,- Or., July t. R. . C. Rat
el I (To, aerad CO years, a prominent resi
dent of Scholia, 10 miles aouth of thla
city, was yesterday evening found dead
in his woodshed by his wife. Mr. Rat-
cllfTe had been splitting wood during the
afternoon and waa advlaed not to work
too hard, owing to the excessive heat
Later he was found dead. . A number of
yeara ago na suirerea a atroke of pa
ralyala and it la thought death waa due
to a second stroke. - His wife and several
children aurviva nira.
. Martin Miller Glad no's Alive.
(Kpeetal - Dtapatca te Tee Jeeraal.)
Albany. Or., July I. Martin Milter.
who attempted aulrlde by auspendlng
himself In the waters ' of a ..well by
mesne of a rope tied around hla anklee.
prjfeaes himself restored to the love
of living. When he wss found, a few
minutes after his leap Into the well, hla
head wss under water, and he waa re
suscitated with great difficulty. ; De
spondency over fairing health drove him
to the attempt on nie lire. He says h
suffered such untold agonies In the fei
minutes he hung In. the well that life a
Its worst seems an altogether tolerable
Uin ta um near, . , . . ... . .
of tha engines and the commands of the
battalion chief. .
Just about the time that tha audience
at the moving picture exhibition of the
Portland- Amusement ' company, 4S3
Washlncton street, reached this aeene
In the sensational blograph reproduction
of "A Flreman'a Life" at 10:14 o'clock
last night, the film caught fire from
the- eJeotrio in. In an instant Wuh.
ington street took the place or rtnn
avenue and Chief campoena gauani
fire laddlea usurped the di
UUCI Ol UOlfl-
am's famous firefighter.
ti,- i.iminf roll of celluloid burned
like powder and a panio waa only avert
ed by the coolneaa of the employee of
the place. -. Engine I and truck I re
sponded to a telephone alarm and a
chemical stream aoon extlnguienea tne
flames. The audience filed from the
place in a most orderly manner and no
hurt ..The bulldlna? waa not
damaged and the guests In the Franklin
hotel above were unaware 01 me lire.
menta.-- Aiken's mother took hla part.' -A
"If Andy agrees to. pay me ije a
month for the bablea I am aura ha will
do it," ahe aaid. . "He'a quick-tempered
and say a things, that la pretty . outtln'
sometimes, but If he eigne, papere to
provide for the children, I believe he
will do It i - .. -
"I alnt got no money to keep the little
onea. but fit will be enough for there,
and I don't want Andy aent to tha rock
pile, I've got some pride left yet."
After hearing the mother's plea.
Judge Webster ordered that Aiken pay
hla mother $35 a month for tha children,
and he' waa released on hla own ro
eognisance. Aiken walked out of the
courtroom past his .. mother - without
apeaking to her, , . " i ,
PRESS BILL FOR
United States Attorney Bris
Be Taught a" Lesson. :.
j That tha government lntenda to make
strong effort to collect ita blU of 10,
70 againat tha' Corvallia A Eastern for
tha burning of timber along ' tha -rail-road'a
trlbt .of .way In tha Cascade re
serve was- shown by a statement made
In-the United Statea clrcuiHn,court by
United Btatea Attorney Wiinana c. Bris
tol thla morning when tha matter waa
brought oerora tne court- oy assisisdi
United States Attorney James Cole. Mr.
Bristol said. "It la about time some of
these rail road a ought to be taught a
lesson for their destruction of other
ur. coie orouani nil against ins cor
vallia A Eastern several weeka ago to
recover for the burned timber. .the tle
structlon of which la alleged to have
been due to the failure of the company
to keep Ita right of way e'n and free
from refuse. Tha company had been
properly notified to-keep -it a right t
way deared. but It la alleged railed to
do ao and alnce-the fires occurred re
fused to settle with - tha government
for tha property loaa.
Since the rums; of tha cases by Mr.
Cole, the railroad filed motlona aakin
the court to atrlke out certain
-iae out certain pa
Mr. Cole asked the court
mis morning to set aown a oate ror
the hearing of the motlona, adding that
the government wished to expedite the
settlement aa 'early aa' nosslble. Judga
Charlea K. Wolverton ordered next
Tuesday aa tha time for bearing tha mo
Tha fires which It la allered were due
to the negligence of the company oc
curred In July and Aurust. 1000. at
BrrvOrgon, and 4n tha SeMlna-mexin-t
tains, ana destroyed li.ifi.uuo reet or
timber. .- .
- SOCIETY ORGANIZED
Dates From Laat St. Patrick's Day,
. but m Secret Till KowXews
1 TIlNotea of the Lodges. . '
(Rpeelal Dispstch ta The, Joe real.)
Oregon City, July . f . At their joint
installation tha Odd Fellowe and Re
bekaha of Molalla Inducted Into office
tha ..following:- odd FeUows Noble
grand, J. F. Albright; recording' secre
tary, Mr. Cslch. Rebekahs Noble
grand. Miss Dora Woody: financial aec
rMiy, Mlsa Hayhurat; treasurer. Mra.
May Stewart Among Uie visiting
brothers and sisters were B. 8. Walker,
J. J. Cooke, J. K. Morrla and Mlas
Annla Wllehart. all of Oregon City.
Mra.. J. L. Waldron. district deputy 1
rrA (im.MmI mtmm hm in.,.IHn Aeei- I
eer, aided by Mesdamea Cook, Morrla
and Walker and Miss Wllehart. all past
grand a ot Willamette lodge ot thla eltr.
After a well arranged and attractive
nrorram a banouet waa en loved.
The Irish-American Friendly club of
Clackamas county, at a meeting at
Knapn's hall, initiated two members.
after which tha meeting was given over
to social enjoyment. Tha club waa or
ganised laat St. Patrick's night, but Ita
existence until recently haa been kept
a secret. It now numbers half a hun
dred members, among them being many
representative Irian-Americans of -the
countv. a I
The tnembera of the Masonic frater
nity of Can by ara making a move for
the organisation of a lodge In that busy
little burg. The preliminary steps have
been taken and In the very near future
the organisation will ba effected.- r
PROCEEDINGS. IN .
' Oregon City. July t. J. S. Miller, by
Dimlck and Dlmlck. hla attorneys, baa
commenced a ault in the circuit court
againat Oscar snd Rosena Mahler for
the sum of $250.17, due by defendanta
on a Joint note In favor of plaintiff,
dated Marrfi, t. 1001. together with 60
In the matter of tha aatata of William
D. Bowera, deceased, an order of con
firmation of sale haa made and entered
tv the count V court.
The county ' court- hse accented the
deed of the Mount. Hood and Barlow
Road company for one-half the width of
the road from Salmon river to tha weet
ern boundary' of tha Caeoade forest re
serve. In considers tlon of the deed, tha
court haa agreed to keep the road la re
It was -ordered that tha plat of the
new town qf Fomple ba approved and
- M. . Thleaaen. road supervisor of dis
trict 'No. t, -tendered his ' resignation
to the court, which was accepted, and
R, S. McLaughlin waa appointed to fill
the vacancy. .
. The Joiirnal'e friends, when ' pktron
lilng Journal advertisers will confer
a favor by mentioning that they law
Lha aa la iaa journal. . i ....
TIES JIEl'J TUIIO
Sister of peceased, Portland
. Turfman Now Desires to
' Administer Estate.
A new 'turn waa given the-conteat
aver tha estate of -Billy" Ayara this
morning when hla eitser. Mary Hansen,
who arrived Saturday from Flagataff.
Arlsona, filed a petition aaktng that ahe
be appointed to administer tha aatata
of her dead brother. ,
Mr. Hanaen -yeeterdey file a peti
tion asking for the appointment of
Henry T. Hudson, but this petition waa
withdrawn thla morning. Mre.' Hanaen
la the only relative of Ayere In the city.
and U Is believed that Hud aon haa re
tire rroca uie reoa in twr v, mm.
Still another petition asking for the
appointment of C. tu. Kumenn waa niea
thla morning. 'ji nia waa tne pennon
of Sanborn, Vail and company, alleging
that Avers' estste owes the firm 120.
Judga. Webater will hear the contest In
the -county court on juiy a. mna'umer
mine then who will be appointed admin
Istrator. j ' ,-. . .
Portland'a treaaury holds B,0 of
saloon money paid in up. to. I o'clock
this afUrnoon In license money by tha
aaloona, wholesale dealer a and -whole
talera and ractlflera. There ara yet 15J
saloons to Uke out Hcenaea and tnese
must be laaued by I o'clock tomorrow
afternoon or "they will T ba delinquent
under the new law and can not ba re
newed. " .'.
There ara 440 saloons In tha city that
are now -pay lng-license money into tha
treaaury. - It ia believed that not more
than five of thia number will go out
ot bualness. Aocordlng to the theory
of the- law -no- new-licenses ean be is
sued. The old licenses -can ba renewed
and It ta understood that in caae of
those saJoona which do not intend to
take licenses "tinder the present holder
the permits will ba transferred, to-new
holders. Tha saloons under the new
law pay a quarterly llvense of 1200,
tha wholesalers 1100 ' and tha . whole
salers and rectifiers 1B0.
All city-licensee expire at o'clock
:', ' : , Small, Bor' Loaea Too. ' '
John Tlnuelsm. aeven yeara old. waa
knocked down and ran over by a deliv
ery wagon at' Sylvan laat night. Tha
boy waa -taken to the county hospital
where a too waa amputated.
Distressing Case of Attemp
f;;fsd Suicide at Cottagfe-
' " Grove, ;';-;'
(BperlU Dlspsteb a the JearaaL) ' -CotUga
Orova, 0r .July t.- Mra.
Fanny McDonald waa found unconscious
at :10 a. m. -today In her bed and her
one-year-old baby under under thy bad.
where It had cried Itself into utter ex
haustion. Tha baby'a crying waa what
gave tha alarms Neighbor-women pried
up a window to get into the house. Drs,
Job and Oglesby think It waa nn over
dose of morphine, and they have little
hope for her recovery. It required four
persons to hold her In bed during her
Mra, McDonald a nuaoand lert nere a
month ago looking for work, and It la
not known where he la. Her mother
Uvea at Marah field, Oregon, and an aunt
at Albany. Tha aunt'a name ia .. not
known hare. - , . ..j .
"T1CE CREAM SELLERS
Proaecntor SUpleton Came Up With
f His Part fa the Making of : 7
' Teat Case. -
. (Special Dispetrb te Tha JaarsaL) - -Vancouver,
Waeh., July . Prosectit-
Ing Attdrnsy Btapleton yesterday fllod
Informations , in tha auperlor - court
r. VT, Scott and John O. Lwl,
charging them with keeplrrg their places
of buaimraa open on Sunday In violation
of tha Sunday closing law. ncoti and
Lewis opened their -stores last Sunday,
It la aald, to teat tha Sunday cloalng
law as aDPlled to lea cream -parlors. The
data for tha hearing haa been, aet for
next Thursday. - . ..
MRS. PHOEBE M0BLEY : :
( , (Special Dispatch ts Tha Joareal.)
Vancouver, WaahJ, July t. Tha fun
eral of Mra. Phoebe MobW, who died
Sunday . at a Portland hospital, took
place yesterday in thla city. Interment
was in tha Fourth Plain semetery. De
ceased was tha wife nf J. 8. Mobley and
aided at Orangevllle, -Idaho. Five
weeks so she came to Orchards, this
county,7 where relatlvee reside. In the
hnnai that tha rhanti would benefit
her health. However she gradually
aank and laat Saturday waa taken ta
Portland to ba operated upon for per
itonitis. , ,
-OF CLARKE COUNTY
tanaelal Mraatea te Tfce Jearaat I
Vancouver, Wash.. July . The report
of County Treasurer .Elchenlsub for the
quarter ending July 1 hae Just been filed
with County Auditor Kles. During the
quarter Just closed the ta collections
amounted ta $4.;7 M. eeelpts from
other sources were MMM.Ot. The dla
bureementa during the quarter were
tll8.iSl.71. The balance on hand la
. i ' 1 " '
...' Marriage Licenses. , ....
fgperlaf Dlapateh to Tfce Joernal.)
.TiiMiuiiir. wash July . The fol
lowing persons- wsra yeaterday given
llcensea to wed:
Mark Markeaon of Portland and Mlsa
Minnie Markeaen ofsBluerock county,
jeeaeiMoore and Mlsa Lottie Rlgga
of Portland. . - ' . ,-- ,
' Little lines In The Journal bring re-
aulta to tua aovarusers. . -
CREDITORS TO GET
School Board Rescinds For
r er Action on Account of
..Creditors of Contractor J. E. , Ben
nett, penalised 11,000 by the olty acheol
board for hla actlona relative to tha
construction of : schoojhouses. will get
their money out of that turn, thla action
having been decided ' upon at tha board
meeting laat night. , ,
. Dlffarencea , of oplnldn v axlat among
the members of the school board aa
to tha legality of the action and It is
likely that It will ba taken to the
courta tor eettlement. Chairman Wit
tenberg opposed the plan of dividing
the monev among tha Bennett creditor
and atated to tha board that their rem
edy reeled In process of law. Tha 11,000
will ba divided pro rata to the elalma
ef the- aredltora. - -r-
some -Of tne ereaitora were repre
aented at tha meeting by S. B. Cobb of
the Standard Box A Lumber company,
and C W. ' Nottingham. They urged
the necessity of the board going om
record aa standing for the protection
of deelers furnishing material for the
construction of acboolhouaee. - They
argued that aa the- bond furnished by
Bennett did not protect them, the school
district ought to. sea that they aufferad
Chairman Wittenberg In stating, his
objections to the method of disposing
efth claims ef the creditors au a seated
by their representatives, said that ha
waa not convinced that tha taxpayers
wanted auch a division made, of the f 1,
00. He further atated that tha 11.000
waa a fine and ought not to be applied
to relraburalng the losses sustained by
the people who furnished Bennett with
Four members of tha board were in
favor of applying tha 11,000 to tha debts
of Bennett and voted In tha affirmative.
Tha creditors . aay Bennett owea them
11,11! and tha settlement will give them
The school board fined Bennett be
cause ha waa too alow in finishing tha
work and used material in the -construction
of the echool buildings which was
said to ba of poorer quality than apeci
fled ta tha contract. '' Much of tha work
waa aald to be faultyand- had,., ta be
Con tree te were awarded to tha W. O.
McRherson com pan r for Installing heat
ing apparatus in tha following sohoot
buildings: Chapman, 1. 100; Sunny-
aide, ll.oio, and Mootaviiia. (ft.iso.
Campers Pourlntb the Chau
tauqua Assembly -The 4
(Special Plapatch te The JearaaL)
Oregon City,- July . All arrange
ments for tha fourteenth annual aeaaion
of , tha Chautauqua assembly have been
perfected. . A apur haa bean built by
tha O. W, P. from Gladstone station to
tha grounds. . While na timetable baa
aa yet been lesuedthe railway people
assure the publlo of frequent tripe.
A good llgnung ayaiem naa oeen pat
In that will make tha grounda in the
nlahttlma aa bright aa day. Campers
are arriving in large numbers on every
train ana a canvas cut is aroma w
Tha Cheroawa Indian school band la -on
tha ground and will open tha exerclaes
with appropriate music, and at 1:10 p.
m. tha ball game between Bralnarda
Cubs and tbe-Chemawa teamv.wlll ba
Dion aiinicuT. .im u..rwiiui
program will do preseniea ncn uy..
The program for today Is aa follows,
10:10 a. mv Music, Chemawa Indian
school band: addreaa of welcome, lion.
W. CHawley, M. C: - reeponaa, ,Dr.
Clarence T. Wilson of Portland; organis
ation of aummer school and, announce
ments by tha lnatructora. -
- 1 : li p. TO. V.oncerc wnrowa auuieu
School band. .
t p. m. it ean in g, rraiesaorMr. eu.
gene Knox of xaeoma; lecture, - won
ders of the World Within." vr.. Stanley
It. Kreba or Bvanaion, xii.
1:10 p. m. oaaepaii, erainaxa a vuoa
vs. Chemawa. -
7:11 p. m. Concert Chemawa Indian
school band. ' ,
I p. m. Lctura, aiyaieriee
tima and Mino-rteaoera a.apuau,
Tomorrow'a program rouows;
Ja. m, Summer school. -1
a. m. Chautauqua forum, directed
by Mrs. Eva Emery Dye.
1:15 p. m. Concert, Chemawa Zndlaa
S p. m. neaaing, rroiMmr ivnox;
lecture, "Bouncing the Bluea," Dr. Stan-
p. m. Ha aa ball, Trunkmakers va
North Paciflca. ' ' . .,
7:1 ( p. m. Concert, Chemawa Indian
p. m. Orand concert, directed by
Dr.- R. A - Heritage,- Willamette- nl-.
reralty. - - - - ' - --
Officer and directors of tha associa
tion ara tha followlnas: W. C Hawley,
president; C H. JJye, vlee-preetden t ;
H. SL Cross, secretary: E7. O. Canfleld,
treasurer; directors Oeorge A. Steel,
George A. Harding, C. B. Moorea. J. R.
Hedgese-J. T. Apperaon, W. A. Huntley,
Samuel O. Reed. A. F Parker.
Round trip tickets from Portland to
Oladatone park can be purchased at the
general ticket office of tha O. W. P.
Railway company at First and Alder
UNITED REVIVAL :
EFFORT S AT ALBAN
(Sserlal tklepatea te The Joaraal.)
J- Albany. Or., July. . Albany la to
experience a revival In tha aummer.
time. Laat evening at the Methodist
church a special series of religious
meetings waa begun. The meetings
will be In charge of Rev. C N. Van
Matyr, ef Iowa, assisted by tha pastors
of the other churches In the city. -
RAILROAD FREIGHT ;
(Special Dlapetra te The ' Jnaraal.)
Barlpw, Or. - July The freight
house of tha Southern Parlflo company
waa broken into Sunday night and two
trunks - taken out Into the street and
broken open, but It la not yet learned
If anything valuable waa taken. The
owners of one of the trunks wss Mrs.
Ralph L. Clarke of Medford, - Oregon.
The owner of tha other is unknown. . ..
. ,.i;k Journal- want ad . If - rou want
Bryan and Roosevelt WilfBo
Candidates for the Fres
' idential Chair J
PEOPLE DISSATISFIED '
C WITH COST OF LIVING
ConaerratlTea Do Not Promiae Relief
- snd the Race Question Will Be a
EffectiTe Bar' to the Candidacy of .
a ' Southerner. "'v. 77' 'L
- (By John E. LathrOp.) - "
- ' (WaahlDgtoa Barns of The Jenmal.) .
' Washington. July I. It is a wall set
tled fact In current politics that 1I0S
wilt ba a bad jeer for tha reactionaries
In either party. It ie undeniable that
tbla element la striving to. eotnpeWthn
nepooucan party in its next eonvaatraw
utterance to recede (rom tha radloa4
position which haa . been oooupled by y
President Roosevelt. It Is likewise true J
mat Democrata of tha same stripe are
anxloua to overturn .tha pojltlca of -Mr,-
Bryan, ah d It aeema to ba a foregone
conclusion that both attempta will fail.
, Tha people ara dissatisfied with axis.
Ing conditions. Tha coat ot living Is
Increasing enormously; the prioa of all'
necessities of life are advancing. Thia
advance is at a heavier ratio than the
advance In the wage scale, and thesa j
facta force themaelvea home to tha con- -aclouanesa
of the average voter every -time
he goea to market er every time
he paye a bill contracted by hia wife,
if ahe handles tha flnanoea of the fam
ily. Thla Increasing burden will con
tinue te Induce restlessness on the part
of the maaaea and engender a demand -for
relief. The reactionaries promise no
such relief and the people know It.
Hence,, any national candidate who la
suspected of reactionary tendenciea will '
be ao heavily handicapped in the race
that ha will be beaten before ho leaves
the tape In the aprlnt next year. -
." OoaeerrattTO Talk Za Boah,'' .
' Ia tha first place, all talk of a son
servativa candidate on 'tha Democratic
ticket la tha merest bosh. The Demo-
earning men In Waahlngton. ara
sympathy with thoas who would control .
tha party as it waa controlled In 1004,
and it would ba aa easy -to renominate ''
Alton B. Parker,- alraoat, aa to nominate -
any . Democratic candidate who would
be suspected of recession from the radt-
cal program. Henca it will be neceaaary
only for the radical a of the party to '
aay. for inatance, Roger Sullivan ot
Illlnola supports this man; August Bel
mont or Thomas F. Ryan of New Tork
aunport that man to defeat other can
didates for the presidential nomination.
Tha movement to nominate a man,
iooth of Mason and Dlxon'a -line will t
die abornln' ao long aa the apeetre of
the negro queetion hovera - over the
aouth and ao long,- aa ia now. true, ea
no . southern man -arises with an ade
quate aolution of that problem will it -be
hopeleaa for a aouthern man to se-
eura tha nomination for tha presidency.
maiden . Wields Powsr.
, Tha candidacy of Governor John A.
Johnson of Minnesota, for whom Roger
Sullivan haa already -Indicated a llklnrf,
of Judge Gray of Delaware and Judne
Harmon ot Ohio, put-forward by - th e
ultra-conservattyes . in ths Democratio
party, ara already discounted in aU-
?Aa"aaeerted prevfonaly 'in theae- diaU
patchea, Mr, Bryan la master of tha
democratic altuatlon. purely by forco
Lot bla championship nf the Interest of
the maaaea againat tne weauny ciaasen.
Tha-aame causes operate to make Mr.
Roosevelt the controller, of Republican
destinies. The people suspect any man
who antagonises him. whether justly or
otherwise, and ao far aa present infll--catlons
go, it will ba neceeaary only
fnr him to evince hla dlapteasure M
La-e .'Mn4M,. nn( a- hie llklna.
ralTbanke Boont nrata.
The boom of Sens tor "Knox, or 'rann
sylvanla. has not created any enthual-
asm. Kven before tha Harriaburg eon
ventlon endorsed him for the presidency,
the publlo press had reflected the well
defined impression that that convention
was controlled by the Pennsylvania Rail
road company, the steel trust and the -American
Protective Tariff league, all
three of which are againat Mr. Roose
velt's policy Vice President Fairbanks' ;
boom is a dead one; Joaeph Cannon can
not knock the peretmmone. Tha un
known qualities in the -Republican part
are La Fol let te of Wlscanatn and
Hughe of New Torn. Foreker ta a for
gotten quantity, and Taf t, - although
backed by the president, has a divided
state bark ef him. - Mr. Roosevelt can
have the nomination for the aaklng.
When the process of elimination haa ,
been carried to Ita logical conclusion,
two men remain President Roosevelt
and William J. Bryan end these men
hold-withln -their- ftande-the power ta -dictate
reaulta. . ..t
- mooserelt or Bryan, ,
Back of all antt-conventlon specula-
tion, however, la the crushing fact that
the cost of living is advancing faater
be tha dominating element In deternrO
than wagea ara Increasing and tnst wi
ng element In deterro
Ing reaulta in ltoa. As though swices
were not already high enoughr the eoun- -try
ia now told that tha enforcement of
tha pure food law will atlll further ad- ...
vane -prices, and there la nothing IS .
sight to afford relief except the Indefln- V
able hope that tha radlcala of ona of ,
tha other of tha two great partlea will
Inaugurate measuree to eruah out tha ;
trusts. . , -
When a man receives 1120 per' month
In an eastern city, living modestly la -uable
to aave money, the cause of tha i
reactionary Democrat or Republican Is
utterly hopeless. . The people look ta .
Theodore Rooaevatt and William Jen- ,
nlnga Bryan, aided by man of the atrlpa i.i
of Senator La Follette and Governor
Hughaa, to work out theaa 'problema.
Those of other strlpee are not going to i
have much to say In next year's conven
tions. - '
INSURANCE COMPANY ; '
" ASKS FOR LICENSE
' (Sperlal Dlapatrh te The JneraaLl ' ""
Salem, Or., July I. The JefTeraon Fire
Insurance company-of Philadelphia to
day filed an application -for a license ta
transact bualneaa In Oregon and names '
W. J. Clemena ot Portland aa Its gen
era) agent. - Tha company does a fire
and marina Insurance business and haa .
deposMed 10,000 with the atata treae
urer. . , ; . .;,
COMMISSION MAKES 1
REPORT 0 HARRIMAJf
- - Joareal ' fleecial Servtee.1
' Washington, July t. The Interstate
commerce commission baa completed a
report tn the Harrlman ease.. Attorney
Kellogg, who had charge of th lnvaeH-
ration of hla railway operations, lefr'TVr.
Oyster Bay to submit the report t J
President Roosevelt. It la thought. ' t
NEW LAND COMPANY ; "A j
, .IS INCORPORATED A
Articles of Incorporation of tha Moore
-. Froat Land company were filed in
the - office . of . the county clerk thla
morning by L. K. Moore, G. If. Froat,
jeaale Moore and J. Gertrude FrosU
Capital stock t-,000.