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VOL. VI. NO. 140.
PORTLAND, OREGON,' FRIDAY, EVENING, AUGUST 18, 1807. EIGHTEEN PAGES.
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An Increase in Wages of Twenty-Five Per Gent and a Closed Shop Agreed to
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GZHEIAL 5&JKE (KEOS
-Brokers Using' Xeased "Wires
Sign New Scale and Agree
to Open Shop Strike 0r
. der Obeyed by Those Who
, Had Remained at Work.
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CJosmal special servta.)
Jtmrn Tork, Aug. It. With ths sign
ing of the general strike order by Presi
dent Samuel Small . at Chicago this
morning comes ths announcement that
the American Telephone A Telegraph
company, the corporation -which oontrola
the Bell system throughout the country,
baa signed- aa agreement reoognlslng
' the telegraphers' union, provldlur for a
closed shop and granting an -lncreaee In
salaries f IS per cent. - Thla la the first
great victory for the union and assures
the atiikera that meaaagea from the
telegraph oompanlee will not be aent
over telephone wire. The second Tlo
tory came when the brokera using
Jeaaed wlraa signed the new acala and
agreed to a closed eh op.
The order of President Small calling
a general strike ha completed the tle
p of wires throughout the east United
States- and Canada, There were about
lt.000 union operators at work whan
the order came and every -one of them
left his key aa aoon as he received the
order. The strikers are enthuataatlo
-(Continued on Pago Two.)
Each Day Tie-TJp In Portland
i Becomes i .Worse Opera
- tors Sanguine of Success.
; Companies Claim Business
Is But Slightly Hampered.
'From the viewpoint of the pubMo the
strike situatlen la more serious today
than at any time ' since the Portland
operators walked out and the tie-up, Is
mora complete. Practically no business
la being transacted. I "Western Union
messages are all taken subject to delay
while at the Postal office only Pacific
coast business Is taken without reser
vation. The Associated Preaa wtrea ara
silent Keys are constantly opened all
along the lino and telegraphing to un
The operators ara enthualaatio and
ulna nf limMl. Offers of SSSlst
anoe have oome to them unsolicited
from - many sources. The : Federated
Trades Council has asked that they pre
sent their case before the allied trades
at tha meeting of the council tonight
and a committee consisting of Walter
Branln, C. E. Branln and Peroy XX .Mor
gan haa been appointed to attend.
The company officials claim, on the
other hand, that their business Is bat
Blls-htly hampered and the . Western
Union states that no strikers will be
reinstated and that men will be . pro-
(Continued on Pag Two.)
QAY GIVE FINDS TO DRINK
Judge Cameron Decides That Picnic Parties May Use :
Liquor on Sundays, Provided There Is No Intent
to Tiolate the7 LawDefendants Discharged.
. rUlea Judge Ooorgs H. Cameron this
' morning decided that tha statuto pro
hibiting tha aale or disposal of liquor
. on Sunday, now being enforced upon tha
orders of District Attorney Manning,
was not applicable In tha oases of R.
Peterson and T. Dahlgren. two of tha
. TJanlsh Aid society picnickers, who wars
. arrested last Sunday on Kohse's park by
Detectives Kay and Klenlln for giving
Intoxloants away on tha Sabbath.
Tha deolaioa to of tha greatest Im
portance to tha thirsty multitude, aa
under Cameron's ruling the law does not
cover the gratuitous dlsnose.1 of liquors
'it, vinous or rermenteo) on uun-
o-i'Sf "maing there la no intent to. vio
The CTrart holds tha: a man haa a
perfect right to aupply his own table
with his own liquors for use by him
elf, family or- guests and that the
taking of a glass of liquor with a friend
is -nothing - more than an evidence of
hospitality. According to Judge Cam
eron tha serving of liquors with a
tempting luncheon at a'plcnlo la not a
ori me as long aa tha Intoxicant la
served exclusively to the' dispenser's
family and guests.
Consults tho Authorities. ,
"I have examined a ndrnber of an-,
thorUlee with great oare." said Cam'
eron in giving his decision; "and find
that the circumstances of these two
eases are light In line with many su
preme court decisions. In the case of
Carey, St Atlantlo Reporta, page 104.
the court Bays: "But If or reasons of
health or habit One chooses to supply
his own table wltn his own liquors for
use by himself, his family or his guests
on Sunday, there la not and never haa
been In thla atate any statute forbid
ding him to do so.
"In .the case of Hechler, tt Atlantic
reporta page tS, tha court aald: The
place la not material except aa a matter
bearing on the Intent. It els the nature
and Intent of the act, not tha place
where It to done that determines its
character as lawful or otherwise.',
' ' ," Porm of Hospitality.
' "Again, ' in tha case - of Reynolds
versus the atate, Tt Alabama, page 4,
the court In deciding a similar case
to those now before mo for decision,
said: Taking a glass of aplrita or
wine with a friend or visitor in one's
own residence la one of tho forma In
which hospitality shows Itself. We ara
not dealing with tha morality or hurt
fulness of the custom. That la not a
judicial question. We are endeavoring
to arrive at tha intention of the law
making power. In thla, possibly In
jurious act of hospitality, we appre
hend no one would entertain the thought
of a change of ownership or property
that ha was thereby . disposing of the
article thus used and consumed. Quite
as appropriate . would it be to affirm
that the host had disposed of the viands
his friend consumed while enjoying a
hospital dinner With? --.
"The testimony In tha oasea before
the court shows that tha defendanta
wars gathered about a table with their
(Continued on Page Two.)
Small In Conference With
. Gompers. and Neill Over
v Situation Few Wires Are
.Working and Not Enough
! Strikebreakers In Country.
" (7ooraal spselal Ber-fae.)
Chicago, Aug. : 16. Imedlately upon
his arrival here r yesterday afternoon
Samuel Small, president of tha Commer
cial Telegraphers of America, went into
conference with United Stataa Labor
Commissioner Neil), President Oompers
of tha American ' Federation of Labor,
and tha officials of the union. . Sizing
the situation up tha head of tho union
declared that a general strike would be
the only solution of tha problem and at
1:10 a. m. affixed hia signature to the
order which had already, been prepared
by Secretary Russefb All commercial
telegraphers, except those working rail
road and contract w(tresl -were ordered
m iwve ineir aeys. ' J- - t
Operators all over the United States
and Canada were prepared for President
Small's action and -they walked out to
a man. Sufficient funds for a - long
siege nave Deen couectea oy tse union
men and general satisfaction Is ex
pressed in the ranks of Small's follow
ers. Fully 36,000 men ara on strike to
day. - . , '
In speaking of tho situation President
Small stated that there are not enough
non-union operators to be found In the
United States and Canada to move tha
(Continued on Page Two.)
BOURNE WOULD .
Oregon Senator, Aspires to
Head State Delegation to
Senator Jonathan Bourne aspire to
tha honor of heading tha Oregon delega
tion to 'tha next natkmal Republican
convention, and he hopes thua to win
tha distinction of renominating Roose
velt forv president. . Bourns makes' no
secret of hie ambition and to already
busily pulling wires to achieve hla pur
Bourne haa made a study of keeping
nimeeii oeioro tne puDiio eye ana oy
means of an active preea agent he has
been advertised all over the country aa
the foremost and most Insistent advo
cate of the plan of forcing another term
upon President Roosevelt It Is the
theme of Bourne's every Interview and
the burden of nearly all of hla corres
pondence. . ,
in recent tetters to rnenas in Oregon,
Bourne has- openly stated hla desire to
go aa a delegate to the . national con
vention and It la easy to read between
tha lines that he would expect to head
the delegation.- Naturally he will also
wish to nave the delegation Died red In
advance to the support of Roosevelt. To
do these things it will be necessary for
Koume to control tne state convention
which will name the delecatea to the
national gathering.. Quiet work with
thla end in view Is being done all over
tho state. Bourne will come In neraon
to Oregon some - time In September or
October to look arter nis rences and to
confer with hla Ueutenanta.
. . STANFORD WHITE'S WIDOW TQ WED
r . " :
MRS. STANFORD WHITE, WHOSta EN UAGMmENT TJ3, I'ER LATH
HUSBAND'S PARTNER, CHARLES ' T. ' M'KIM, 1 JS.f REPbRTED.
f THE .WEDDINa WtlX CJCCUR ' AFTEK; THE SECOND TRIAL' Of"
HARRT, THAW FOR THE ARCHITECT'S MURDER . IS FINISHED.
LOST. HIS LIFE
Eric Nordquest, Watchman
at Warren Cannery, Is
- Drowned in ' Bi?er.' . .
USED STATE AUTHORITY v
Dctcctires Stewart and Philbrook Likely to Face Serious.
,'C3Larges as Result of an Arrest in BrbwnsTille
'Prisoner; Held for Six DaysUsed Jail Here. '
Kidnaped by two private detectives
who represented themselves to be state's
detectives, held In. jail at Halsey, then
brought to 'Portland and lodged In the
county jail before being taken back to
Browjisvllle to be lodged In jail again,
' after which he was discharged without
any evidence being presented against
hlnvyfchard Sharps Is planning an ao-
.against J. C. Stewart and K. H.
nllbrook, two employes of Vaughn's
Philbrook at present Is in jail be
cause ha attempted to extort . money
from a cople of 'Women while posing
as a city officer, fiuwsrt la suld to
be from Spokane and has been In tha
employ of the local agency only a short
time... ;, ' - :' f"-- '
Sharps was arrested In Brownsville
some weeks ago, aoon after tho Ander
son jewelry store had been robbed. He
was given a hearing before Justice
Gamble, who dismissed him 'for lack
Of evidence. Soma days afterward An
derson sent to Portland and employed
Philbrook and Stewart as detectives to
get evidence in the ease.
Upon the arrival of the" two In
Brownsville, Stewart awore out a war
rant -for fiharpe'a arrest and took the
latter into custody attain. In the mean
time the two detective had told Mar
shal SlnndNh and Bherlffs Deputy Har-
Cmr that they were state detectives' and
i consequence were allowed free rein.
Sharpe was taken to Halsey and
lodged In jail for tha night, then
brought to Portland Sunday and taken
to tha county jail where he was placed
without any authority from the county
officials, so far as can he learned. He
was held here until Mondsy afternoon,
then taken back again to Brownsville
by Stewart and Philbrook, where he was
again plaoed In Jail and boarded until
Thursday. ..-. i -.'
Tha two detecyvee. It la said, then
went to Anderson and "drew pay for
their services and Immediately had the
prisoner discharged from custody with
out presenting any evidence more than
Stewart swore to In making out the
complaint ngalnst Sharpe when - he
charged the latter with larceny.
Sharpe wae acomnanled bv an attor
ney from Browneville this morning and
held a long conversation with Captain
Bruin recording the case, and the rec
ords of the two detective are being
canned closely. Philbrook is already
facing a charge, but Stewart, It 1
stated, will be made a party to an ao-
i ion wnirn win ne men as soon aa beg
eseary arrangements oaa be made.
While swimming alone In the Columbia
river near Warrenvllle : last . evening.
Brio Nordquest, night watchman at the
Warren cannery, was drowned, the body
being recovered this morning; by, em-
loyes of ths cannery. News of the
rownlnc was received over the tele
phone this morning by . President War
ren of the company and preparations
mads to care for the remains by Coro
ner Flnley. , ; '
- Nordquest was in the habit of taking
a dally Dlunae in the -river near-the
cannery, which Is located a short dis
tance iron eonnevuie. ijasi mgnt wnen
he failed to show, up for .work - his
friends became alarmed and Instituted
search. His clothes were found on the
river bank but the body could not be
found. The river was dragged in the
vicinity of the spot and tha remains re
covered tnis morning.,
Nordauest was S yeara of age and
single. He had been employed at the
cannery for aome time., Just hew he
met his death will never be known as
nobody saw him go down. He was
counted a good swimmer by his fellow
worsmen wno attriDute nie arowning to
oram pa ,,' ...
BRIDES ' SISTERS,
Pretty , iEomance Qulminat
- ing in Double Wedding
Began on Sea Coast.
. . A double wedding In which the brides
were sisters and the grooms brothers
occurred last night at the home of the
officiating clergyman. Rev. J. Bower
sox. 1140 Oay street. If. William John
son wed Mia Mella Borgen, and' Oscar
I Johnson married M las Clara Borgen.
The romance which culminated In
thla double wedding began at Toledo,
Oregon, on the sea coast near Yaquina
Bay. The young people - bad been
schoolmates and playmates together,
and as they grew older their childish
admiration ripened into a deeper affec
tion. all's Clara ' Borgen, now Mr. Oscar
ta. Johnson, enjoys the distinction of
being one of the youngest brides of the
month. Her eae la given as 1, and
her father's consent to the marriage,
worn to before the county clerk of
Lincoln county, was forwarded from
Toledo and. Is now pasted In tho affi
davit bnnk at the court house. Her
sister, Mis Mella, 1 five year older.
The younger groom. Osoar. la tl years
old. HI brother Is JS. i
They moved to Portland from Toledo I
recently. Both the young couples wlJJ I
- - s
TWO YEARS AGO
'-:;. :,v.' .....
Couple Postponed Marriage
for Groom's' Parents, Who
. Passed Away fai Syria. .
-Having waited two years and 'seven
months from the time they secured a
marriage license for the groom's par
ents to come from the town of Tripoli
In Syria to be present at the wedding
feaat, .newa came of the parenta' death
and Bam E. Hallel and Rosa Bettar were
married yesterday afternoon at 410 Ev
erett street by Rev. John Dawson.
The marriage license' was Issued by
County . Clerk Fields on January J 4,
105. The return of the marriage was
made this morning. Hallel Is a mem
ber of the firm of Hallel at Haddad,
cigar dealers at u North Bixtn street.
Since the license was issued both
Hallel and hla bride have been in Port
land, At the time they expected Hal
lei's parentl to reach Portland aoon, but
they received a letter telling them of
the death of Hallel s aged father In hla
home in Syria, and the wedding was
postponed. . ' :'''. "
Then they waited until Hallel'e moth
er - could , make the long voyage to
America,' but af ter ' two and a half
yeara of waiting the mother 'too passed
away.. A short time ago Hallel's sister
reached Portland and waa married. A
few days ago hia brother, Roncke Hal
lel, came and it - waa then decided to
wait no longer for the wedding.
Hallel went - to - the -courthouse and
assured himself that his lioenss waa
still, good, and the wedding was cele
brated yesterday. The other witness of
tha ceremony. waa 'Xamlle Apache.
Gamblers ' Attempting to
Establish Workings of No
torious Eesort in Heart of
City Hidden From Eyes of
Several Cigar Stores in Town
; Alleged to Be Eeceiying
Results of Races and 0p-
; portunity Given to Those
"Right" to Bet Money.
The afllwaukie club and Its bookmak-
lng on the ponies to not dead but to ao
tlve In Portland in at least four places.
according to the 'dope'" that to-helng
handed to those on the Inside by Martin
Ready, ' Jack Culllson and others of ths
"olfl crowd who used to preside over
the betting at tha resort up the river.
Yesterday the first dribble of race In
formation . waa brought into the city !
ever the badly blocked wire from Se
attle and last night the "overnight
sheets were sent in by malL 1
According to the story 'being told
Wickham's clear store on r Washinrton
street and the saloon la the building at
Sixth and Stark formerly known as the
Olrard are two of the places where the
favored few can take a shy at the
ponies. At these places, and at aome
three or four other scattered over town.
those who are known to be "right" can
Serious Break Occurs Jus 3
Previous : to Close Whea
Rumors of Bad Industrial
Conditions Are Received
by New York Traders. :
Report That; AHis-Chalmera
Company Had Gone to the
: Wall Causes Scare Despite
AU Assurances of Officials
to the Contrary. , .
- (Continued on Page Two.)
(Journal Special Servtoe.y .
New York, Aug. 1. Rumor of In
dustrial troubles and the persistent at
tacks of tha professional clement caused t
a very -serious break Just previous to
the close of ths stock market. '
There was Ik report early in the daw
that the Allls-Chalmers company, prac
tically the largest manufacturer of
flour mill and mining machinery in 'ths
world, had gone to the wall, and that si
receiver had been' appointed- by the
courts. "The trade believed this to bo -
true, despite the fact that tne orn
clals of the company declared moat em
phatically that thar was nothing in tha
The early part of today's session was
dedicated to the bull manipulators, for
with the utmost ease they boosted quo
tations right and left for several point.
No bears war found in ths early see-
(Continued on Page Two.)
C. & E. RIAY SOOiJ BE EXTENDED
Indications That Harriman Has Chosen This Route f by
Which to Reach the Central Portions of the State.
Many Crews of Surveyors in Field. 4
Crews are being added to the survey
of the Corvallia Eastern Into central
Oregon, and a belief to growing that the
recent - visit to that region by Julius
Kruttschnltt. head of maintenance and
operation department: J. P. O'Brien,
general manager, and W. W. Cotton, gen
eral attorney of the Harriman lines,' will
result in ths ..beginning of construction
work within ths next 10 days. '
Crews . of surveyor have been aeDf
into ths field from several direction
A crew equipped for two months field
work waa started Into the hills from
Detroit toward Hogg Pass several
weeks ago. Another crew took a direc
tion southeast from that point and will
look for eaater grades over the summit.
A third crew was sent via Shanlko Into
tho Prlnevllle country and today started
from that point toward Sisters, In ths
foothills of the east slope of ths Cas
cades. It Is now apparent that a thor
ough reconalssance la to be made of
the country from Detroit to Prlnevllle
and probably further east. .
- - Ohoioe of Boats Beported.
When the high officials of the sys
tem returned from the Madras trip It
waa reported from an undeniably good
authority that they had practically de
elded to favor the extension of the Cor
vallia Eastern to Madraa and Prlne
vllle. There haa been ne official state
ment tin the subject, but It haa for some
time been known that Mr.. Harriman
waa In the humor to build Into central
Oregon and probably through the atate
to Ontario ahouM tho stringent labow
conditions and other difficulties be
somewhat modified for the better thla
' At ths present time, It Is said, there
Is so great a scarcity of labor, and the
difficulties and delaya In getting con
struction material delivered are so dis
couraging, that the railroad builders are
going slow In the Inauguration of any
ew construction project.
;.: Tavors ths CUB.
These conditions favor the extension
of the C. it E. as against the Immedi
ate building of ths Oregon Ka stern, for
It would be easier to get men to de
liver materials and supplies for this
work than for any other one of ths cen
tral Oregon routes under consideration.
Construction camps could be supplied
from the Shanlko terminus of the Co
lumbia Southern and the Idanah, end of
the Corvallls A Eastern.
Residents of central Oregon ay they
must have a railroad by the time the
cropping season arrive for grain next
year, In order to determine the question
of crops to be put in. The C. B.
route would give Cook county a railroad
quicker than any other survey made
In the meantime, many Interested
person ars watching the progress of
the Nelson syndicate that Is promoting
a railroad up the Deschutes river, ad
mitted to be the beat route for a rail
road grade Into central Oregon. It is
aald the energy of Harriman projerte.1
extensions from ths Willamette valley;
into central Oregon will alwaya be gov
erned by the good or poor prospect oe
competitors Invading that field Via tha
Deschutes route. ...
Jasper jennings will soon
be liberated from jail
rw-enuy. jti'n.11 ui j".'s v
alive at 07 Sixteenth street.
Jasper Jennings, one tried, convicted
and - sentenced to he hanged for the
murder of hla father, Norman Jennings,
near Granite HU1 mining camp two
years ago, and who waa subsequently
granted a new trial by the supreme
court, will never again face a Jury to
answer to the murder charge. . '
District Attorney A. XL Reams of
Orants Pass, who, after' spending
months In securing evidence, spending
I7S0 of his own money In st doing and
traveling' at hUr own expense twice
seross tha continent to ran. down clues
before bringing the eon to trial and
convicting Mm, has hut ths -ease on the
helf and abandoned it,
Recently he filed a motion ta dismiss
the case, and this,' he-states, "will be
passed upon by Judge ' Hann next
month at the circuit court aeaslon and
Jasper Jennings In all probability will
te reieaeei rim custody arter naving
been brought face to face with the gal
lows for the brutal crime.
The teeth of Dora Jennings the first
District Attorney Reames of Grants Pass Puts Caso cu
i v the Shelf and Abandons It Motion Recently '
z ' - - r Filed to Dismiss Case.
of the week was the closing chapter of
a ease which held public attention for
many weeks prior to the arrest of Dora
and her brother and the subsequent
trial of the two at the conclusion of
which the girl was acquitted and ths
Dora's death waa due to consumption
and a complication - of diseases, and
since last May, says Mr. Reames, who
Is a guest st the Portland hotel, her
malady has affected her brain. It had
been expected that the girl, knowing
tha and was not far off. wool. I some
time before her death, make a full con
fession of the crime, but she has hi
but few momenta of rationality, states
air. Keame. ana at til time ha been
The district attorney nlacea little
erednce in the r-jortel etat(nnt
Which she ! said to Lav mails on 1 r
death bed that neither ah nor hit
bII..f.w u"'y of the mur.lor.
Vhtle the evidence In th. cn.e
against Jasper was circumstantial." i -
said thla morning, "tt whs so con.;i il..
snd overpowering that Uire I. no
tlon remrtllng the mans sunt. I t it
wsa a family affulr throuvnnut i.i .
action of th supreme cmrt. r
a new trial on th tMKlni. i
man who exprsi. an
wher he thoimht the ( '
from, the s-t tr!ri
principal Hn I
of th. I nltl nt. I '
a rlrll out of t . ; -'.
"1 fil. a p. ... i -r '
th court a 1. I- , r,. Ml" '
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