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VOL. VI. NO. HI.
PORTLAND, OREGON, SATURDAY EVENING, AUGUST 17, 1907. TWO. SECTIONS TWENTY PAGES.
PRICE TWO CENTS. VslFJt'A
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Telegraphers Adopt Resolu
tions Against" the Print
ing of Non-Union Copy
Little Change in the Local
Tb Portland local of the Commercial
Telegraphers at their meeting; thia
' tnomlnx passed the following resolution
which will be' presented to Multnomah
"Whereas, The Commercial Teleg
raphers' Union of America,' now being
on a general strike against all commer
cial telegraph and press corporations,
except those having a union contract,
to bring about better conditions of the
telegraph operators and to obtain Jua-
tice from their employers, and
"Whereas, The Typographical ' Union
of America! being affiliated with the
American Federation of Labor, with
which the Commercial Telegmpbers'
union is also affiliated, and whose sup
port the telegraphers have a right to
expect, be it
r'Keaolved, That the Multnomah local
of the International Typographical un
ion be and is hereby requested to take
some action as regards the handling of
"a EL BRANIN.
s , "Chairman. 1 .
I "P. D. MORGAN,
Bent to Hot Springs.
The actio followed the receipt of a
communication from San Francisco
.stating that resolutions had been passed
Vettuestlng the Ban Francisco local of
the typographical union to take up the
matter of handling nonunion copy, es
. pectally that of the Associated Press.
These resolutions were forwarded to
the national convention of the typo
graphical union, now In session at Sot
Locally there is no change in the
battle lines between the Western Union
and Postal Telegraph companies, tha
Associated Press and their striking
operators. The keys continue to re
main silent or to chatter occasionally
and brokenly while the operators stand
firm in their demands and attitude.
There have been no defections from the
union ranks and with the exception that
Assistant Superintendent Blake - states
that a Postal operator has been put to
work at the Oregon hotel no additions
to tha number of keys In, operation. .
. Aid rroxn Ballroad Me. .
The railway operators continue to
block the wires of the Western Union
, every time that a message is- sent out,
the seriousness of their interruption
being shown In the case of one message
sent yeeterday from Portland to Cor
vallls which was JO , minutes in the
At the "Western Union office it was
, stated today by Manager IHimnri that
(0 per rent of the normal hunlnnss is
being offered and disposed of while the
' local manager contends that as soon aa
a greater volume is tendered the com
pany will take care of it. Assistant
B u perl n ten dent Blake at the Postal
claims that his force of four men is
handling 86 per cent of that company's
' normal business.
4 These contentions are disputed by tha
Fejfrs who say their Information
sho?kJiat the wires are practically
silent Ze hat but little business is be-
Ing either sent or received
At the Western Union office Manager
' Dumars fwas not Very communicative
this morwing and beyond' the asnertlnn
that the c mpany was in shape to handle
all the business that cam its way
closed up like a clam. . . . .
""I have quit talking to the newspa
pers," vouchsafed Mr, Dumars.
Mr. JDuinars further denied that he
bad ever sent Mrs. Hennesr Murphy,
one of the operators still working, to
President Small Commands
Operators to Refuse? to
Work-Market Wires Un
less Agreement . Is Signed
by Stock Manipulators.;
(Continued oh Paga Two.)
FOR FRONT STREET
-san sSasa-asMBMaWM '
John Matthiesen Will. Erect
Hostelry at Corner J Har
rison to Cost $50,000.
John Matthiesen, the wall-known
Front-street bonlface", has taken" out a
permit for the erection of a four-story
brick hotel to cover tha quarter .block at
the -southwest corner of Front and Har
rison streets. The new hostelry will
-J cost f50,000 and will contain 120 guest
The walls of the basement and first
story are to be of reinforced concrete,
end the remaining slnrlea will be or
brick construction With concrete trim
mings. The plan fa originally drawn
provided for a Ave-story building, but
on aoiabnt of some expensive chsnR-fs
drrx ,..d by the building Inspoctor'a
'' .,itrtifnt, Mr. Mafthlesen . decided to
' son the height of the structure by one
Mr. Matthiesen la a firm believer In
Front-street property, having bought
and sold holdings on that street althln
the past year to tha value of nearly
(Jeamal Breda! Berries.) . ,
Chicago, Aug. IT. President Small of
the striking- telegraphers today issued an
order for tha closed shop to apply to all
brokerage offices In tha country. Henoa
f orth anion , operators will not ba al
lowed to work any wire with a non-
onion man or In tha same office with a
man who la not affiliated with tha Com
mercial Telegraphers of America. ' .
When President Small issued his new
order ba stated that all brokers will be
given an' opportunity to recognise the
union.' It is stipulated, however, that
unless they have signed tha closed shop
agreement between now and Monday
noon the nnlon operators wlil not ba aL.
lowed to work their wires.
A message was - received from tha
cabls and telegraph operators at Ha
vana- tma morning py f resident Small,
asking that thnv be allowed to strike.
j tie nead or tha union rued a message
la reply calling them out. Tha number
of operators this order affects; la not
It la believed that tha strike of the
Havana operator will have a great deal
of bvaiing on the government's attitude
in the strike and It la thought that this
latest walkout will result in a speedy
end of tha difficulties between, the strlk
ex a and the companies.
Operators here declare) t that there
are ,000 unaent messages In tha Chi
cago offices of the Western Union and
Postal companies. Both companies are
only sending out about 160 messages
dally Instead of the - usual i business
which reached tha thousands every day.
The strikers aav that the congestion
already in the offices is worse than
ever before and that it will take weeks,
probably months, to get the wires into
working order again when tha strike la
finally . settled.
Blxty check boys in the employ of the
Western Union struck laat night in
sympathy with the operators. The
check boys and girls are holding a
LATEST PnOTOORAPn OF-GROVER CLEVELAND.
i Continued on Paga Two.) '
MR. CLEVELAND HAS HAD ANOTHER ATTACK AND IS REPORTED
. - , TO BID IN A CRITICAL CONDITION.
i FOUND siWSTOGIOMARKET
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Thorough' Demoralization Results From Failure of Large
v f Manufacturing Concerns and Complete Tie-Up ; i
- r of News by the.' Telegraphers.' ,
Kabyles Tribe Sends Ultima
" turn to Commander at v ;
Casa Blanca. :
tJearaal BpeeUl Barvteal
Casa Blanca, Aug. 17 An ultimatum
has been sent to Oenaral Drudeo, who la
commanding tha foreign forces, by the
Kabyles tribe. The tribe demands tha
Immediate surrender of the town and
threatens that a general attack by tha
Arabs will follow a refusal to comply.
The tribesmen declare that the town
will be destroyed and all Frenchmen
put to a horrible death.
General Drudeo received the com
munication this morning, but has not
replied to It aa yet. .
IJoaraal Bsedal Berries.) ' . I i
New Tork. Aug. 17. "With the mone
tary situation moat thoroughly demor
alized owing to various eondltlona, tha
stock market - values . arc ' still on - the
downgrade, with no indications of a
let-up In - tha losses. ? ' I '
It has Just developed that time money
cannot be secured at an yj price or upon
any security In tha local market This
announcement came aa a thunderbolt
Into the stock market. Tha. trade -had
somewhat of an idea that money "waa
tight and scarce, but It- never realised
until today that 'tha situation was as
bad aa it la. i ..... , , . ..,.
Tha fact that ' several - large manu
facturing concerns recently went to the
wall because they could not secure suf
ficient funds to operate . until more
favorable ' collections could be ' made,
was the keynote of the bear clique In
the stock market today. . . ; -
Tha momentary advance at the start
of 'the aeealon was' due to a slightly
better exhibit by tha statement of the
associated banks than had been ex
pected. This led to a further frac
tional rise early but all this was lost
later when the full Import of the bank
statement had been' digested by 'tha
trade. The latter eame to tha conclu
sion that . although conditions-were
slightly better than, expected, the state
ment fully confirmed ' the tlghtneea-of
the money - market.' This latter was
used as a club by the bears to depress
tha entire Vlst; the few Issues making
a gain In value for the day doing mo
for but brief amounts. .". ,
Tha strike of the ' telegraphers Is
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worse instead of better for al though
the larger brokers are supplied with
wires to the more Important centers. It
is ' exceedingly hard to get news and
without news the traders are as scared
as a small boy in a darkened room.
The foreign situation is far from en
oouraging to American stock concern a
wnne there has been no panic on the
Other aide as yet, the buying of Amer-
cw snares is on a very small scale and
then -only at a lower range of valuea
The recent advance In the Bank of
England rata has demoralised the finan
cial situation on tha other side. . Prom
inent financiers agree that the latter was
due to the strained situation In the
United States and, the advance - waa
made In tha Interest rata to stop money
irom going across tne ocean except at
figures that would be ruinous to stock
marxet manipuiatora . . . ,
Advices received hero from Boston in
dlcate that copper , stocks are being
thrown overboard by - tha traders who
cannot secure the money to carry their
iavimvan luriner. 'mis recently
m iwi dw in values men.
EDWARD MORGAN IS
'NEW YORK POSTMASTER
."Oearaal pedal service.) - - V.
New Tork. Aug. IT. Rm n rv
Ing resigned to become a member of the
uornn haa hMn - Annninfi ,,.. - AM
of New Tork. , Word to thla effect was
received ifrom the president at Oyster
Bay -last' night -. (
Lumber Market Looks as If
It Was on Eve of .Tumble
Which. Would Undoubted-
- ly ' Mean Great Building
Harriman Railroads Are Re
coiving Credit for Impend-
i ing Fall in Prices Which
Experts nold Is Deserved
Check. . .
' An optimistic feeling haa suddenly
seised ; upon Portland architects . and
builders, and la already spreading to the
heretofore dubious cltlien who had been
trying to figure cost prices low enough
to- warrant him In building a homo at
present prices of materials. It 1a said
tha" lumber market is on tha ava of a
tumble, and that tha result will ba an
other great building movement In Port
land thla fall and winter." -
The Harriman railroads,1 strangely
enough, are getting credit tor tne im
nendins fall in local lumber nricea
Architects who have muoh to do with
the building of homes in Portland say
that the proposed increase of trans
continental freight rates Is responsible.
- Scathing- Orlttotsnv -
' Ernest Kroner, discussing tha lumber
situation, eritiolxed the lumber manu
facturers in scathing terms for their
policy in boosting lumber prices to the
enormous exieni uui nas oesn apparent
in the last It months. He said the ef
fect had been depressing. This effect
had been counteracted so long aa the
people had or could get money, and the
building movement had continued ao
tlve. But aa soon as there was a alight
eheckinar .of the easv money market.
building was tha first to feel it, for
lenders of money do not approve of
loaning (0 per cent of the value of a lot
and -building . when the building to be
put up will cosi iwo prices oy phmuu
of high material prices.-
"A fall In lumber prices waa due, and
It Is here. Tha outrageous Increases In
lumber prices to Portland consumers
baa received a deserved check by reason
of tha proposed advance in transconti
nental freie-ht rates." aald Mr. Kroner.
2t Is axiomatic that tha produce of a
van territory will command in Its own
local home a price that ia leas, to tha
extent of tha transportation charge,
than tha price commended by the aame
product at a distant market- For ex
ample, if Oregon, producing a surplus of
C. M. SCHWAB. WHO ADVISES GIRLS TO COOK.
GREATEST OF DETECTIVES -DEAD
UPON THE ATLANTIC
Robert A. Pinkerton Passes
Away at Sea While En
Route to Europe. ;
- (Jeoraal Bpaetal Bervlea.)
New Torfc, Aug. IT. Bobert A Pinker
ton, head of the Pinkerton detective
agency, died August 12 on the steamer
Bremen cn the way to Europe- for hie
health. - ; .' ' '
Robert A Pinkerton. one vt the greal "
est detectives tha world haa ever known,4
and at the time of his death at the head
of the Pinkerton National Detective
agency, arts the second son of Allan
Pinkerton, founder of the agency. He
was born In Dundee, Illinois, 67 years
He entered the service of his father
at the aire of IS after finishing in the
public si-hnols and has since tnken an'
active pnrt In the service. When bis
rther died In 1SS4 he and Ma brother,
William Allan 1'tnkerton, succeeded to
Itobert Pinkerton has been Identified
with the grentcaladftertlva cases In
the history of Hie -4-ountry, the two
rlnclpal of which were the srrest In
uba of Austin Uldwell, the Bank of
THE LATE ROUT. A. PINKERTON.
Identified With Greatest
Cases of the Time Leaves
England forger, who mulcted that In
stitution out of tl.OOMOO, and tha re
covery of " tha ". famous Gainsborough
"Duchess of Devonshire"' picture, stolon
In London In 1ST and secured, through
tha arrest of Adam Worth In Chicago
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,' Robert Pinkerton also took an active
part In running down the James boys
and Younger brothers and waa princl-
fnl In tha arrest of Evans and Bonntag,
wo California train robbers. -
At the time Bidwell, who forged
checks on the Bank of England, Was ar
rested, practically all, of the stolen
money was recovered. Bidwell served
lit years for the crime In which, he was
chief, afterward reformed and went on
tha lecture stage. For vears following
he was a frequent visitor With Robert
Pinkerton and at present Is still living.
Robert Pinkerton had resided In New
Tork city during tha past 2 years,
where he leaves an estate, valued at
tl. 000,000. He leaves a widow, a son.
Allan, and Iwo daughters. Both the
latter were in Portland while making a
tour of the Pacific coast a couple of
year ago. .... .
(Continued on Paga Three.)
HARRIMAN TO BE
HERO SOME DAY
Railroad Magnate Declares
' ne Will Be Understood
After He Is Dead. -
. 1 (Joornal Special Bervlea,) ..'
.' Baa Francisco,. Aug. 17. B. H. Harrl
man, who arrived hero yesterday morn
ing In a special train of seven cars, pro
ceeded on his way , to Klamath lake,
where ha and his two- boys, who arc
with htm, will spend a brief holiday.
Harriman does not seem the same ag
gressive Harriman who waa hero a year
ago. . xne strain oi tne last Tew months
has begun to-show. .He spoke mourn
fully of his work. -
"Tha time will come when things that
I have dona will ba understood and not
misunderstood," he said. "There is a
time for all things. The time may coma
TT ii li . ii umu. -
The railroad magnate paid his
snoots to Attorney-General Bonaparte
and the Roosevelt administration with
tha statement: Keauy, i am not Inter
ested in them. . ...-,,
AGED HERO PASSES -
Col. Robinson, Who Saved
Secretary Seward's Life, ,
J. Dies at Pomona, ; -
' " (Journal Special Service.)
- Pomona, Aug. 17. Tha death of Col
onel Qeorga Robinson of the United
States army occurred bera at hhi home
yesterday. Deceased waa 7t ears old.
Colonel Robinson was tha man who
saved Secretary of State Seward's life
from Assassin Payne on the nlaht Booth
killed Prealdent Lincoln, in 85. For
his herolo act oon areas tendered blm a
vote of thanks, gave blm $.U09 and a
special gold medal similar to the large
one presented Ueneral Urant and Ad
miral Farragnt. He was one of -the or
ganisers of the Orand Army Of the Re
public in Washington.
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Wall Street Shall Jfot
Change His Course.
. ' . ' , (Jearaal Special Service.)
! Washington, Aug. IT. Attorney-Oen-
eral Bonaparte " made answer to Wall
Street's charge that he waa treating tha
great financial and industrial enterprises
of tha' country flippantly. He made It
plain te a carefully dictated Interview
that he would not ba swerved from bis
purpose : of proceeding ' against , Illegal
combinations. He said: ' ' : -
"I cannot understand how any sensi
ble person could ba affected In dealing
witn matters oi ousiness oy any- re
marks real or apocryphal which have
been attributed to , me. I snouid say
that business men ought to wish to
have the laws strictly and impartially
enforced. Tha department of Justice pro
poses to do precisely this and nothing
more. - It la required by law to enforce
certain penal statutea which make cer
tain firms' action crimes . against . tha
United Statea -1 propose to enforce the
law against big and. little alike without
fear or favor." v.,.; rv t '. '. ... .
DANISH VICE-CONSUL - y 1
r.ROBS HIS COUNTRY
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. Uoetaal Special Bervtee.) '
Omaha, Neo., Aug. 17. Theodore 01
sen. former Danish vice-consul here and
at one time comptroller of the city of
Omaha, is missing and his accounts with
the Danish government are short $13,-
000 V 4
- Olsen handled -as trustee several es
tates fori tha 'Danish government. '
11 A IIMfiD
Steel King: Says Girls Should
Be Taken Out of Shops
and Put Into Kitchens. V
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a ; - SCHWAB'S MENU
' FOR WINNING A HUSBAND.
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- ;.. UBIARN: i '' '
. To Cook a Perfect Meal. -
To Darn. ; ' e
To'. Sew. 'To Sweep.
4 ': To Replace Shirt Buttons. -
- ' - - To Make Beds. -
r To Soothe Man's Troubled Brow. 4
Don't cry for a career. . Ilea do aod
like brilliant women. ,' '
Don't adopt buslnesk or professional ,
Ufa.; Man's lore la won by tha culet
homebody who can cook and darn and -
wash dlabea. ' ..
Don't study Oreek and latin, sculp
ture And muslo and the higher arts and
sciences. - A study of domestic science)
will wla a husband whan everything else
falls. - ;.-.;- ' ... .
Don't ; cultivate aggressive qualltleav
Gentleness Is tha moot essential of aa.
traits in woman. - . - .
Don't despise cooking, sweeping, eew
Ing and the homely accomplishments.
They are the proudest any woman omn
If yott would really Impress a man,
don't talk Ibsen and Maeterlinck or as
him. If ha prefers Beethoven to Brahma,
(Continued on Page Three.)
e vJunaajr j ournal 1
A OREAT NEWSPAPER presenting all the news of the world, special
, articles by the best authors and a myriad of attractive feeturea. Its
- magaalne is unexcelled. - ,.; ; " .,'' : ,
THE CHAMPION FISHERMAN " OF OREQON Who ha Is and some of
bis remarkable -catches. m - ;.--,. r
100 TEARS OF HARD COALrr-Romanee of an , Industry that will ba
closed in 71 years. - ........,.-.- . . . . ... v..
FAMOUS PRELATE" TO VISrT AMERICA Something about tha eele-
- brated Bishop of London. . , j , , , . , ,
TJie Journal Sets, tke Pace
, FOREION MISSIONS USEFTt, BUT INADEQUATE Flaws ia system Z
pointed out by Wm. , T. Ellis after years of Investigation. J
WOMAN'S CROWN OF OLORT Marguerite Frey, winner of naUonal
beauty quest, gives points on care of hair. v a
KAISER'S SUCCESS AS CAPTAIN. OF INDUSTRY Monarch runs
vast . business enterprisea .- r J
1ADY OODIVA AT COVENTRT-4-Famous model rides through streets 5
.clad only In tlghta and gauae and a wig.
IF NOT WERMIT8 THEN DEATH Traflo protest of Korea against
the progress of olvlllsatlon.
JS RUSSIA ' LAPSING INTO SAVAOTCRTT Long reign of terror said f
to hare blunted nation's sensibilities.
t rSbmctnin for Everyone ' Z
ACROSS THE OCEAN IN THIRTT HOURS What may . result from -
-the invention of tha gliding boat. "
"STEAMBOAT" that runs on land and climbs up Mils. '
BOMB INTERNATIONAL CUPS FTII.L TO OCT Athletes have opror
. tunlty to win more honors In f.ntriand.
yrLK? T"B,1POrR 'J'DRED ARE WEARING Health snd b"
bints Stories for-children, women and men.
MAUD IS SOLD FOTl flAVAOS but not ground tipVr I
a narrow escape Uappy liouhitun enlists Jimmy, be ::
; ffie MarrvmotK Sxmrfy J
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