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".. PORTLAND, OREGON,: SUNDAY MORNIN6, i AUGUST ' 11, . 1907, , , : .
PRICE FIVE CENTS.
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LATEST PnOTQGKAPH OF OIL MAGNATE
MMRRY OF DEVELOPMENTS'.
Ill THE TELEGRAPHERS' STRIKE'
-' Steady spread of Btrike, continue., .First quota of "ftrtke
bretkerg"Vnve in Chicago, where firit violence occuri when
non-union man is badly beaten. ; " V K: '::
."v Chicago may be completely isolated by the cutting of tele
phone connections unless companies' stop sending telegrams
over, phone wires.; Board of trade in Chicago completely para
lyzed and but 17 operators out of a total of 2,800 employed by
Postal and Western Union are at work. . :! K
' , Appeal will be made by national organization to depart
ment of commerce and labor for government to take over prop
erties of both companies if strike spreads to New York and
other eastern-centers.- :::''.' '; -"V,;-v.,':v.- - r'i:,:rT. !-
Federation of Labor drawn into strike in Chicago when
Teamsters." union refuses to deliver goods to Postal or West
era Union buildings. ; v ' T C V' v . V- . ' C
Ultimatum will be presented to companies tomorrow ask-.
t ing for eight-hour, day and 15 per cent . increase . in wages..
upon reiusax unions wui cau ouc an opciaiori in uio umtca
States' and Canada, .;'''.,' "i ' .. t- f,i :: :
, Cities last night affected by the strike in which business is
completely tied up include: Chicago, Kansas City, Cleveland,
Cincinnati, New , Orleans, Helena, Salt LakeCity, Dallas, '
T Texas ; J-os Angeles, Colorado bprings, bpokane, tJirmiligham,
Butte, El Paso, Denver, Detroit, Springfield, Missouri; South
X Bend,' Minneapolis, Nashville, Columbus, Memphis, St Louis,
t .St Paul, Houston, Oklahoma City, Little Roct Beaumont ;
and Meridian, MississippL Total operators now out 4,820.
Omaha and St PauC the two relay station of the west
t went out at midnight No messages can go west , - - ;
; MmMM MMMMMM
No Car Shortage at Present Sfstcrs of the Holy Names of Between 1,500 and 2,000 Mefl
Time, xnererore it is I5e- Jesns ana Mary.WiU Com- Will - Go Back to Work
memorate Fiftieth Anni- After Sir Weeks' Vacation:
versary of Work by Build- Decision. ' Eeachld v Tes-?
Ing Woman's Institution.! terday at Meetinfir.' -
HeVedNo Strenuous Oppo
sition -Will Be Made for
Enforcement of : Clause.
Lumhermen Contend Pro- Seventy Acres Adjacenttto Another ;Impoitot feature
posea increase or East- r Willamette later Abore of Gathering Was Propo-
Dounu rreignt liates is in JiuwauMe Will Be Site
Betaliation; and Defense - School Will Bival Vassar,
Against Coming Law.
Wellesley and Others.
sit(on to Financially - and
Morally r Assist : Xumber-1
men in Their Fight. ;
Whethtr th railroad eompanlsa of I
Oragoa win or will not flcbt tha ralldl-
A woman's coUara rlvaltnc .Vmaaar.
wauealay. Bmith and Trinity to eoat
CHICAGO IS YORK
PARALYZED p NEXT 10 GO
? v JOHN D. ROCKEFELLER
FOUR W DIE
City Completely Tied Up
A . Trunk Lines Grounded
No Wires Working West
; or South Stock - Market
and Board of Trade Suffer.
(Btcrtt Vtm br taagMt LMatd Wlra.)
Chicago, Anr 10. Tha elerraph
trlka U awaaplng tba counbry. All
commercial America la threatened with
paraljrala. Reporta from all aeotlona
ara omloua, Klnety per cant -of all
operator! k ara dua to iult work either
Sundar or Monday. . Chicago waa prao
tlcallr at a atandatlU todar. X'
' Prealdent Small . of . the Commerolal
Telefrnphera la coming. Ha wired from
land today that all offices, both
PgJ3twand . Weatara union, would be
shut tlrnikhrouglfout the United States
.onaay. Tftere is no reiier in aignc
operatora ara aangruine.
and brooding by telefcraph operators,:
rulne. - -
Twenty-rour years or disoontantmanr
augmented by many months of bush-;
wnacKMK ana aerensiye warzara on
powerful - orporauons s - resoltea
tna oreaiung or an economic
(Continued on : Page Two.
City Is Pivotal Poinf-IfOp-
; erators Leaye Posts Whole
Country Will Face Crisis
Twenty-Nine Injured - in
Near Milan, Wash.
(Bpedat Dtepatca . to . Tse loaraaL) ' '
Bpokana, vWasb, Aug. 10-Oraat
. fiitnatlrtn' Ariltn" nnri Northern passenger train No. , aaav-
DUUaUOU v ACUIO- ami bound, waa wracked today twa miles
Titanic Struggle On. ; i'- rt wa-nington. Twenty.
i; .- 1 Many fiDokaie Deoole ware on tha train.
Hearet Kewa by Leageit tawed Wlra.)
New Tork. Aug. 10.--From tha axpres-
elona of opinion made ty offlolala of tha
Western Union and Postal companies
and from the utterances of membera of
tha Ccommerclal Telegraphers union of
America today It aeema certain that tha
3,000 operators In this jolty will go oat
on a struts either tomorrow or Mon
day. v J
Tha strike which started In Ia A
geles after tha Western Union had dla
charged ona man and.1 spread rapidly
through tha middle west threatens even
tonight to sweep Into New Tork. ' In the
offices of both- great companies here.
the men were restless, most of them
eaaer t tehave the order "atrlke" shot
over the wires by President Small of tha
union, vwno is in nan Francisoo.
... bo t cuie . nas h. me.- sicuacion peoome
that Mr. Small has decided to make Ban
A sleeper, a day coach and a diner left
the track and rolled over several times.
The engineer waa able to atop, the en
gine In time to "re vent tha rest' of the
ears ' from leavinv the rails. .The c&uaa
of the accident la thought - to be the
spreading of .the rails. A wreck train
arrived at 1 p. m. and has not returned.
A great 'many passengers received
scratches.' outs-and bruises. eight per
sons who ' reached here on a special
were carried on acreicners ana in am
bulances - to hospitals. A thousand
people are at the depot . looking for
menus- ana reiaiives, : , ,. , -
The officiaia here aay the track waa
ty of the demurrage clauae effective over 11,000,000 when fully completed.
August II In tha state railway regula-1 will W started In Portland early in tha
tlon atatute of Oregon may aeoend noon i snrlnr of ' 1S09 hv tha ni.f.r. rr h
olroumatancaa, , At the present time I Moly Nama of Jesus and Mary In com
there Is little or no car shortage appar-1 roemoratlon of the fiftieth anniversary
ant in this suta. ana practically no I oi tnair educational work In tha north'
complaint from shippers. Unless there! west. Seventy acres of rich land lying
is a recurrence of the acute shortage adjacent to the . Willamette river above
this, fall It Is believed the railroad peo I Mllwaukla, acquired by the slaters when
pie will make "no 'Strenuous opposition I land waa cheap, will be tha home of
to enforcement of the demurrage rule. I what will be the largest denominational
Of TarV0tTOmanDt1n ""T utloa .
head of th .'legal department, and he ' Quietly Bonflit Xnd.
, vvBsuterawB a vm
Logging camps on tha Colombia river
and tributaries will resume operations
'this week and between. 1.800 and 1,000
men win go back to the woods after a
six-weeks vacation. This declaloa was
reached at a gathering of loggers In tha
rooms of tha chamber of commerce yes
terday afternoon, the meeting having
been called ostensibly for the purpose of
! coming to an understanding whether to
log or not to . log for the. time being.
Some of the camps are ready to begin
work - at once, - while others will have
to ret crews together gradually because
of the men having gone to the harvest
fields and the fishing grounds. The
meeting waa wall attended ao that what- 4
ever was saw, practically - voiced tha
; IS TO RETIRE
Famous Prima Donna Will
, Grow, Grapes on Ranch i
in uaiuornia. .
pamea ouiauv DurehaMd ii.iti ui m,ni,. tt v. n(.r..t.
fconstderatton.lrcannot say what wlU iiVlJT'JTS f!UWB"?' Jt P?lon . wrm Assist "tmnbermen.
t;."UZZAl V I sere, gently .Tom "downward tS. ; Aside from, the decision referred ta
. . - mm,. ' - i naa Ta ran arrayftisiiiw t. a . x t a. sai
cars now. a
'...J .1 M . . I
east . or the
, was unanl
oroooaed Increase of I aaie i worx. rians just at this . time I .i ..T' nai hch oomn
. w an in meir inrannv hut inmtmA o iaa.au mr muumna xeet cui lor on oar
triTnatinVntal lines Is In retaliation I f ter Trinity college, the famous l! th fihtlng fund, which has already
and defenae agaln.t the forthcoming en- kaVJ01,o ainr ohwl Jn
lorcement or tne reciprocal demurrage r- - n ".'".UAW mject -Jk,"- .1 T
te and do not try to anticipate Sutt l''0"" on this attractive alte will J1"? WB" 1tn,.pr?p.7""n l? nnanciaiiy
ra.7 There aeemi i to hV anouah I D reared graduaily the stately struo- fnd morally assist In the lumbermen's .
t I2mXEu 'ne ? trouble tt I res ha" -wiu gl the Too fegl lu asatnat the railroada for defeat
rm.tSy5 '5 Ultimately It 1. u'. ?Jfv"c ,
ann tnera ara tin mora mud eommainta I tu, uuaon ouuege uuuainaa i
hmmrA tmnt h. .hinn. . ' , 1 will cover the grounds, fumiahin aicino norinwesf to points
.. it i. w,in. h.;i amtxr lnnth., I home for each department of the nnJi. I Rockies, lipon motion It
mlllmen that the
the - eaatbound
law in OreginT'lt la alleged that the "JES of origlnaUty la tslr ' fW?f . MriS1
railroad companlea will, Orde to ert , iH5nrintTif? Ju ilfftiV-U'0?:
check eastbound lumber ahlomenta. raise i t Wlli Blval Trlnltv. 1 : i ,. 'v i" ?',ln lr. rw relUv. 5l
er - i iirniiiMitHi invHnpR. inn inarsnAran nstn rnaa
When - the Portland college has at-1 could not understand what the railroad
(Continued on Page Four.)
pTystery Surrounding Interests Behind North Coast Rail
road Show It to Be Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul
; Project, According to Evidence' at Hand Now. -
Mystery that has surrounded the in-
terests back of the North Coast railroad
s being penetrated with rays of light
khatahow the' North Coast road., to
1)9 a Chicago, , Milwaukee ft St. Paul
broject n JEvldenee that la regarded aa
londualve la furnished by rthe Wehm
on railway commission map Just pub'
I lahed,' and the operations of the Mil
waukee road'a, timber buyers along; the
route of the North Coast road from" the
riummit of the Cascades to Cbehalls and
bn to Grays Harbor. - " 4v s.
fit . What, Survey i thOwS.:fJ.:
The official survey filed by the north
oast with the Washington railway com-
nlsslon shows the line "berlnnlnif at
Kvaiia waiia ana running west to Hun-
ter VJction, near wauula, om the
iast9aruk of the Columbia river, thence
frasco, paralleling the Northenf Pa
Wo, which It crosses at Pasco. Prom
hat point It crosses the Columbia river
kt Richland, and follows the Yakima
iver to- North Takima. thence to the
headwaters of Rattlesnake creek and
hrough Cowllts pasa,. which gateway
vas from tha first tha .. Milwaukee's
avowed route over the Cascades. : West
or the summit the line follows down
the Cowllts river, passing through the
coal fields In the vicinity of Cora, where
well-known Milwaukee agents have pur
chased 2,000 acres of coal, besides Una
ber. lands, i .. r-'.4 ;-! ,
v.: At Nesika, the survey branches, a spur
froing north to the sound and the main
lne running aouth to-Portland. The
norm prancn at lAaa maxes its con
nection with the Tacoma Eastern, which
haa for a year been 'under option to
ins, jwuwauicee roao. rom tnat point
It swings easf and north, crosses the
Oregon & Washington survey made by
the Harrlman people, and parallels their
.The North Coast Une to Portland oro-
ceeds from Nesika eouthweatward to a
point near trie Northern Pacific and the
uregon et vvasningxon ' rignt-vl-way at
ins -rouues river, ana naraneie them
to this city, via Vancouver. .. 4.?
U:f ts Xa mictir nM '-
In eastern Waahinrtnn tha ttjnrts
Coast -, road works admirablv into tha
Milwaukee's ' scheme of tapping 'the
wheat belt. At a point north ef the
Takima river, near Chandler, it branches
C(latlnued on Page Pour.) -
recently' lnapected, ao there must have
oeen a derect in tna rail. The train waa
going ; is & miles an hour,
Conductor Charlea Holllnrsworth w
the worst hurL He is expected to die
any hour. He was in the smoker -when
It blunged Into the ditch, i .
Following; Is a. partial ; list of the
injured: . A
waiter Jabouakt, FansSher, Wisconsin.
ixuis . eisKe. anoaane. s
Alex Maleski, Spokane.
Timothy Hurley, Royalton, Minnesota.
- Victor Maguson, Hatton, North Da
kota., -V(''? v :
W. I Oliver. Oakland, California. .-.
S. Roberts, Spokane. ,
Edwin McIhtocrtiT BucKejre.
-John Chance. Newport. Washington.
" Nick Marches. . Spokane. . v
' J. O. Shapley, Indianapolis. '
. John Hanson, Marshall, Minnesota.
T, L. Dennlson, Elk, Washington. .
; M, Coffee, Langdon, North Dakota,
ty-A. J. Bower,. Plaza, Washington.
B. J. Seehorn, Spokane.
George Mercea, St. 'Paul.
J. E. Rivers, Oakland. California. .' i
(Continued on Page Four.) .
fBesrst News by XMgeit Leased Wire.) '
Los Angeles. Aug. 10. -Madams Calve
who has trilled her way to the hearta
of the whole world and. who has inci
dentally amassed a large fortune with
her lyrio honors, has decided to abandon
the stage and devote her tlma to the
culture of the vine In southern Califor
nia on - a B0O,000 ranch which aba
la about to purchase. - . v
The famoua prima donna' In 'order to
carry out her plan haa sent her busi
ness manager, J.- 8. Gordon, to Los
Angeles with Instructions to buy 1,000
acres of the most favored land In
southern California on which she Is de
termined to establish one of the most
extensive and celebrated - vineyards in
me ffuau, .v.. .'V, . . .
More than this, declared Mr. Gordon.
uM.m wui cgni 10 souinern cal
check eastbound lumber shipments, raise
tho rates Just enough to retard the
movement of this lumber to the east
ern 'markets and thus control the car
movement sufficiently to enable the Pa-
cino divisions to retain a surricient
supply- of cars to handle the general
proposed advance, the loggers aald they
tained the DOlnt rOF Whlh tUm twunll Hfv1n at mrnM K. .v....
trive tta only rlyai among the Catholio I perhapa planned to retard .the progress
achooU In Amerloa will be - Trinity. J of the Pacif la coast by crippling Us In
Nothlng In the west approachea In size I duatrles. Of all thoaa nrnnL averv
or scope the Institution DrODOSml hv I ona laid atreaa unon tha aerionaneaa .
.workmen ara now engaged .ncleartng tfiSffl. Ill lr mIM
be demanded by local shippers. When
this phaae of the Question was outlined
to Mr. Cotton ha meditated a- mdment
and then renlled: -
'That would be a very foolish
theory." - :
Jto Seflatte tttatemeBt, '
He declined to make any definite
statement aa to the probable attitude
of tha railroada toward the demurrage
clause or its bearing upon the proposed
raise of eaatbound lumber rates.
. The lumber manufacturers of Oregon
and Washington have combined to op
pose the enforcement of the advanced
rate, and have employed J. N. Teal of
cms ciry. wren otner counsel, to ca:
away lne atumnaaa annrl nni1,mtk lAMln. namnm 'Anl4
irom am immeaiate (location of tha I Abaorbtlon of th
ceasa to exist.
the unreasonable advance.
ifornla, herself In afew weeks, bringing their case before the atata railway am
wun ner over o ymeyard workera who I Interstate commerce commissions. The
have helped to make Jtie product of her
r roncn vineyaras ramoua in - Europe.
These men, who re experts, will begin
work Immediately under : the direction
of the diva herself . who will i nirun.
ally oversee the beginning of the great
work that ahe haa mapped out for her
self In California. Uiitima r,,. i-
expected In Los Angeles about Septem
ber. She opens her American season at
fall fmtlval I. .... .
.i.w v. . i uBiiguri iia ii i ii a, in
October and will "be under the direction
of John Cort and Oscar , Hammerateln
for 40-weeks. But prior to this time
she will have an opportunity to devote
nearly a month to her California antan.
Hears CaJl of th6 North. .
(Special Olspateh to The JoarnL)
St Helens.. Or.. Auar. 10 wiihn- n
Muckle of St. Helens started for Kos-
kawln. Alaaka. Thuradav aveninr. Ha i
accompanies his cousin, Thomas J. I
Muckle. who haa been vlaltlna- hla nld
noma aiter nine years spent in ' the
railroad companies have through their
freight traffle officials outlined their
plans la regard to the raise, and ahow
no aispoaiuon to recede rrom them, a
long and determined legal battle seems
lumber manufacturers, while ad
mlttlng that there has been a material
advance In the price of lumber In the
last is monins, auege tnat this ad'
vance has been due to the Increased
coat of s labor and supplies, and the
mgner price or logs. They maintain
tnat tney ara net making any more
money than formerly under the lower
mmner acneouiea, and assert that only
by . the smallest margin were most of
the mills saved from bankruptcy dur
ing the car shortages of the last two
years. They assert that they cannot
stana a raise or me eastnouna rates,
because tha competition .' of ' southern
pine in the markets of the middle west
will drive Paclflo coast lumber out of
tnose maraeia. .c.. .-..
The railroad companlea," by evidence
and. the -entire tract will be I they held, would be Impossible since the
rid of the rank undergrowth which dl- freight on lumber from this city to Chl
minishee lta beauty. It ia planned at 1 cago la already considerably more thaa
mgia .; ta;m( out tne i me actual price oi tne material.
thla time to
grounds with some' pretense at land-
(Contlnued on Page Four.)
FR ISGO OPERATORS TO VOTE
President Small. . to Pass
- of Present Strike. - -
(Reant News br Longest Leased, Wire.) .
San rranclsoo, Aug. XQ Tomorrow
at a meeting' of the local union of .the
telegraphers, It will be decided if a
strike shall be called.;- Should the vote,
two-thirds - being necessary, - favor the
strike the Operatora will leave their keys
in the Western Union office . Monday
noon. .The meeting Is to be held at the
headquarters of Local 14, Commercial
Telegraphers' Union i of !-w America: at
Sunset hall In Oakland. . National prea
ldent Small will be at the meeting.
This afternoon. President - Small re-
eetved a telegram-:- from j Labor . Com
missioner i Neiir relative to the-strike
situation In San Francisco and Oakland.
President Small refused to make known
the contents of the telearam. It la
stated, however, that tho labor commis
sioner referred- to the agreement n
tered Into on July- IK when the atrlke
PRESIDENT 8.M. SMALL V
Two Thirds Affirmative
Will Call Every Union
- Man' From His Key.
difficulties at that time were settled.
Today President Small waa In reoelnt
of numerous telegrams from ' all parts
or the country. In many cities local
unions arc awaiting his word before
striking and at present he la unon.
parad to give it. The action of the var
ious locais tnrougnout the country have
raised a question as to whether tha
steps taken ara in accordance with the
constitution of the operators' union and
wiinin tne next lew , days President
Small will be called upon to settle the
question oi eonstituuonallty.
v . , Boards Call Strikes. 'H -.The
strikes in the various oltieo have
be.en called In most instances by the
executive boards and it la said the con
stitution provides that two-thlfds . of
the members shall vote on tha nnuttnn
before any action is taken. Tomorrow
the members of the union which governs
(Contlaued oa Page Two.).
scape gardening in order that future
time might be devoted entirely to erect
ing college bulldlnga. t . . . . .,
A! h,.,-.t,m " " believed that the
first building can be commenced early
in the eprlng of 1909, In order to fitly
carry out the celebration of the fiftieth
anniversary, oi me entrance or the Bis
ters of the Holy Names of Jeaua and
Mary into tha educational aphere of the
great Oregon territory. It was in 1S5
mat ua oraer came to me uregon ter
ritory to enlighten both tha native In-
uioiia ana me cniiaren or tne rrontlers
man. They eatablished St Mary's acad
emy for girls, and alnce then their edu
cational institutions have spread to
every oity of consequence In tne north.
W5A. nd have gradually; extended
northward Into Alaska. . , ,
JJX Students Welcomed. ";
I ' While the atmosphere of th Catholic
Institutions la essentially Catholic,
atudenta of other denominations are
welcomed, and all attempts to Influence
(Continued on Page Four.)
acarket Vow Good.
The meetlnr ' was presided over hr
H. C Clair of the Twi.t Palls Logging
company, who at the end of tha meet
ing stated that tha close down of the
cam had brought about . the desired
result, a healthier condition of tha mar.
ket. While there are loga enough la
tha Water to run the mills for a counla
of months without another stick being
dumped , Into the booms, there is no
oversupply, and It Is considered neces
sary to have enough on hand to lnsura
uninterrupted activity for the manu
facturers should the market ao demand.
It la stated that the demand for log
Is good so that there appears to be no
causa for a revision of quotations. 1
Figures were presented showing the
exact quantity of - logs available for
the mllla. They had been carefully
compiled by com Detent man aant ta tha ;
camps for that particular purpose. Ao
cordlng to these figurea there are 14 S.
000.000 feet of logs cut. In the Colum
bia river district, but 15,000,000 feet of
' (Continued on Page Four.)
Lone Watchman on Property Smoked His Pipe, Enjoy
, ing Solitude of the Night as He Made His Bounds,
for There Was Nothing DoinV
Dark, desolate, gloomy and lonely, the
Mllwaukla club, standing specter-like
with, lta white fences reaching forth like
giant arms, was as forlorn last aight aa
a aquatter's hut, in the forest primeval.
'Nothing, doing," said the lone watch.
man; who: smoked a pipe and enjoyed
the solitude of the night as he made his
rounds of the property . to aee that no
harm resulted to it.
- Vigil Xioaely One. -..
Occasional cars 'fllttlnr by with
crowds of merrymakers on their way to
amusement resorts relieved the monot
ony of his vigil; but the rattling of the
poker chips, the whir of the- little Ivory
ball In the roulette wheel and the mut
tered oath of a gambler as luck tnrnMi
against ttim, were not heard. - Gambling
no longer prevailed and the man who
watched the elub house and the grounds
no longer feasted his eyes on the
stacks of gold and greenbacks, and so
aisguBiea was n wim air sorts ot ra
ing that be even refused to indulge hi
1 wlth -m- r.1 .HI
a game or solitaire. Past
i afresh in his memory
gild's play. , '
who operate the club, residents of Mfl
wSrVe th.1 re.al taxpayers and citizens
whohave the interests of the little city
at heart 'passed resolutions placlna;
themselves on record a opposed to the
Mllwaukle club and in favor of cloaina
the notorious resort They want the
world to know that the residents who
are looking to the welfare of the city
are not in sympathy with the petitioners
who sent a document to the county au
thorities favoring the club. ,
Changa. of .Heart.
- William M. Sellwood. originally one
of the signers of tba petition favoring
gambling, has had a r-hamra nt hMi-t '
band wrote a letter-to-Rev, P. M. pisher
in wnica ne orrered to do all he could -to
suppress gambling in Mtlweukle.
Rev. Mr. Fisher is pastor of the Kvnn
gelical association and will dfscusa th
gambling question at tonight's mov
ing. .The petition and -Mr. tScilwoo.t
'-:'': -.V-.ritOppoas Gambling. ".
Whereaa, The '-publish 1 r- 1
would ld the puMio to -t
rthe clti2fiis and tdtpiivi r-s
were utianirnnurfv ( i f ,v '- ,
ing the notor' '