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THE ORECO:: SUNDAY JOURNAL. PORTLAND, SUNDAY MORNINtJ. AUGUST 13, 1ZZ7.
TO QUIT KEYS
(Continued from Fut One.)
west, aortbwnt ' th .aouth "J,d h
e.t. aaoaclallr la the smaller
town , -. .' . . -
Xrakgr pratos Mors Vast.
East of Chicago It I tro thr la a
rardal eervtce being maintained, par
ticularly to New fort Fewer men
manned the Associated Pres wlr to
day than on yesterday, and too amount
of matter sent out by th association
showed a steady decreas.
Twenty-four brokern hare already
lmrd the union sesle providing for a
minimum salary of $30 weekly for the
eight hours"- work dally, tight wage
-eralea ere pending and four brokere
have refused to sign. Notice haa been
served on the recalcitrant broker that
If by 1 p. ra. Monday they have not
elffned the ecal their operator will be
w H-hdrawn. It la thought . that erery
broker? house In Chicago will be In
the union column by Monday.
; General Manager Melville B. Btona has
railed a apeclal meeting of the board of
cirector of the Associated Press for
j.londay In New Tork to discuss the
yrotest of clients against the news
aervlos given slnoe the strike began.
'V aton mans Coop.' ,
$ Mr. Stone haa Uso requested ' the
strikers formerly employed on th New
"Vork circuit to meet him to talk over
the strike situation. He haa promised
to pay the expenses of the strikers to
Jvew Tork City. . ' . - ,
i When this news reached Chicago It
raised a storm .of disapproval. The
e-eneral executive board of the telegra
phers was bombarded with protests. It
was charged that the Associated Press
n-as planning" to undermine the strikers
by starting a stampede in New Tork
plate. If this could - be accomplished,
they say,. It would Injure -the strikers
cause In other cities.
A hurried meeting of the Associated
press operators waa called and the pro
voced meeting waa condemned.
It was said that no committee shonld
Walt upon th Associated Press offi
cials unless authorised by 'ail sectlone
of th country. Any agreement. It waa
raid, that did not provide a settlement
tor the west and southwest would not
e recosnlsed. It waa also decided to
telegraph the strikers on th New Tork
circuit that they should not attend, th
conference with Mr. Stone, a th fact
that he would pay their expense was
- BlsgTaoeful Oonditlons Ms. '
Miss Helen Gould will be appealed to
fcy the Chicago girl strikers. They
liar prepared a memorial and when It
Is signed by all th girl strikers It will
pa sent to Miss Gould. I
i, The memorial recites th grievance
ft th girls. They stat that th aanl
lary conditions surrounding their work
ere unbearable, and that they ax com
pelled to pass through an alley lined
vltb saloons and . rbag can to get
Into the Western ' Union office. Th
elevator servloe Is also condemned.
mong other grievances against th
Western Union are:
' General discrimination against woman
whlh It practices.
Withdrawing rooms and oonysnlenoo
are a disgrace to humanity.
Absolut lack of confidence la th -
Appeal to Was Gould.
President Clowry Is charred with r-
reated falsehoods, and J. JC. Barclay,
Is associate, is said to be an undesir
able person. James Laid law. traffic
manager In New York. "Quad- Chief
under Mr. Barclay, and Tony Gallagher,
traffic chief, ar referred to In cauatlo
terms. "A revolt has taken place,"
F'ates th memorial, "It Is not a strike."
1 hen th girl address this appeal to
"Tour kindness of heart, vour ohlect
in life to aid suffering humanity, your
wonaerim womanly qualities, your D
ing the daughter of our friend Jay
roaM, who waa always ready to glva
us at least a hearing-, and on who
made himself conversant with th con
union of his employe and In many
rases known to many of th alder em
ployes, lead ua to plac onr case before
you with th confldenc that fair
minded men will be chosen to protect
our Interests and by so doing t our
grievances will soon b righted.
Ask Only tot aMstlo.
W beseech yon a American wo
men to tak this oaaw and gat us jus
tice, which we can never get through
men of whos character you will find
on Investigation w hav spoken th
"W ar In this strik to stay and
will seek other honest employment
rather than return under, conditions
which ar a reproach to humanity. Had
there been a fair-minded management,
no strike would have taken plac. W
have tried many time to Inform you
of th trouble existing, but from fear
tf persecution, which waa sure to fol
low If It war known, w hay been
compelled to keep slleno." , ,
Cnloa Men Grr . Enemies Last
, Chance to iota Their TtnJtg. .
"' (Hearst News by Lsngest teased Wire.)
, New Tork, Aug. 17. The Strikers of
the Commercial Telegraphers' union be
yan to work In earnest today .to draw
out th strikebreakers who ar at work
In th main offices of th Western Un
ion and Postal companies on Broadway
After an all-night session th board of
at rat ear nut men at work on aeverai
plans which the 'members believe will
further erlpple th oumpanlt
- Th leaders of th strike spent wis
day encouraging th men. Every effort
waa made to disprove th optimistic
statements which continue to com from
company officials that-business waa be
ing handled satisfactorily. Th leaders
Declared mat they did not expect the
companies to weaken lnalde of a month
and that th strikers must b prepared
to nuiQ nut su cays.
- New Tork will replace Chicago as th
Strike renter this week. President 8mall
will likely come her and occupy th
neaoquaners wmch Deputy President
percv Thomas haa secured for him at
tne Astor house.
. irommissioner or I-abor Nelll, noon
whom President ' Roosevelt relies to
represent th government haa returned
to Washington but will hurry her as
soon aa ther Is any indication, of ar-
rokaw Operators milk.
Th operators employed In th Wall
street firm of J. & Bach A Co. walked
out thla morning when the firm finally
decided not to alga th $30 minimum
wag scale. Other firms will be de
serted on Monday morning unless th
brokers who pay small wages com to
time. Th J. S. Bach A Co. operators
were paid off after they had closed their
keys and their places were taken by
strikebreaker who had been gathered la
anticipation of th walkout. Th strik
ers went to union headquarter where
they discussed their grievance against
the firm. . They declared that operator
mriloved In the firm's branches at
Saratoga, Rochester and Albany walked
Many of th strikebreaking operator
wer served today with a '"summons"
commanding them to anoear for trial
at the Manhattan Lyceum tomorrow un
less they wished to b round guilty or
treason. 'Attached to th "summons"
was an offer of forgiveness. , Th form
al looklne- document beran. 1
"Do you realise that you hav been
charged In th court of human nature
with th highest form of crlm known
to manaina treason . crime against
"If von axe D renounced guilty do
know what th penalty will bf
Tt 1 becauee th history of th world
In ail day and among all raoes of peo
ple, barbarian and civilised, say with
a unanimous olo of thunder:
' T who ar ostracised, shunned and
hated by every man, woman and child,
yourselves, brother, sister, fathsr and
'our momer. I e, mawa, snail sorter
n tortures or tn severest nusunmnt
anown on eartn.
Tt la beeaue w do not want to
pejts any terrible sent no upon you
without trial that w band you this
"T ou x hereby summoned to appear
at Mannattan l.yceum on or Derore Au
gust It to answer th charge mad
against you. If iron appear we ahall
listen with oar and sympathetlo
alderatlon to your defens.
"If you do not appear you shall be
adludked guilty by default."
Another mov of th board of atrat-
gy was o tree ted against union men
who hav remained at work In fear of
being put on th blacklist of th tele
graph companle. - -
"Frightful as th companies blacklist
may b. it to aa day to night whan com
pared with th blacklist of mankind,"
was th way th board put tt
Thla warning waa elicked over th
wire to all working telegrapher who
can be reached. Th anion telegrapher
In ..broker offlo .wm.balooireu-
To support their claim that th tele
graph companlea are using th mafia to
deliver message because their wins
ar improperly manned, th loaders at
th Astor Houso headquarters exhibited
the original of a message alleged to
hav been sent by 8- C. Jjodd, general
trlfflo chief of th Postal Telegraph
company, at No. SSI Broadway, to Chief
Operator Toleson of th Pennsylvania
rauroaa at Jersey uuy, reading:
. Kallln Jleaaagwa.
"Wi are mailing Bristol. Holmesburg
Junction and Princeton Junction, due to
inability to rais tnesa oriio.es ia.
Tha striker consider . th . meaaag
conclusive proof that th telegram ar
sun Doing mailed.
'Th picket of th striker r un
questionably causing th officials of th
taiegrapn . companies mucn annoyance.
Prealdent Clowrr of th Western
Union, did not let th strlk Interfere
with ni usual week-end vacation. - In
hla absence ; Superintendent Belvedere
Brook declared th situation was
chana-ed onlv for th better.
"The strike incident i plckd oleen,"
be said. "We got back ,-75 per cent
of our normal volume of 'business yes-
tern sy ana we are improving nouriy.
"Commissioner NellL will, of eoursa.
b welcome her, but ther la nothing
President ' B. J. Nallv of th PostaL
declared that conditions In hla main of-
American Federatfbn of lAbor which
kin lrn called to meet her Monday
The federation la generally in sympathy
wnn the etrme. K
' By Monday it Is expected that Labor
Commissioner Neill will hav seen free-
blent Roosevelt and eiDlalnea to nun
th exact sltuat'on as gathered by him
President Gompers and Commissioner
iNem returned nere tooay rrora
but stated that what they had to aay
had already been said. ' .
The general atrlke order of President
Small has given' a new Impetus to th
strikers who claim thst the situation
her Is la fin shape and that they are
mor confident than vr of winning
th fight- They assert thst th West
ern Union and the Postal Telegrsnh
companlea ar making favorable state-
its which ar absolutely assentiai,
It I declared that th fig-
them but that
t h.rtiM ir.i It 1
or,, mm mivrmn out an th Strike aa
th number of oparttors who bad quit
their keya - wer absolutely correct
and that th oompanl4 hav bven los
It Is assumed her that Commissioner
Nlll will turn up at a very arly hour
r. it na oeen eiaieo, oi
ourae, that Commissioner Nelll has not
In Oyater Bay.
finiitBA that I (1
been actir under orders In his in-
1C 1 inoxvinvr uiivApiaKivu.
why Nelll went If he had not
authority to go. and how he would have
acted if he had discovered a situation
where he could not act. Mr. Nelll haa
no plenary nowera and It would have
been neceasarv for him to have referred
all of hla moves to Oyster Bay. and It
la reasonably certain that bad been don
and that h 1 now about to aubmlt a
final report. - . ... y ;
TELEPHONE MUX OUT.
j Operator and Electrician! of Two
, . Territories on Strike. - :
rResret Mewe br Lnna-est Leaaed Wire.)
Oklahoma City, Okl.. Aug. 17. Th
telegraphera and wire man employed By
th Pioneer Telephone A Telegraph
eomoanv throuahout th two territories
walked out at 7:i0 this evening after
a conference with the officials lasting
tn better pan or it nqura.
A committee of employes called upon
th general manager yesterday eve
ning with a proposed agreement and
achedul and atter a conference it waa
announced that th company had re
quested that nagotlatlona b suspended
until o'clock today when ' th direc
tor would meet the committee. Th
officials that mat th commute indi
cated that " achedul would be
signed without doubt aa th company
stood for a aquar deal with their men
at all time.
When the committee met th directors
today, however, the only thing they
would agree to positively was to sign
any achedul with their men that th
American Telephone A Telegraph -company
aigned. The committee of em
ployes contended that th altuatlon la
entirely local and that th committee
bad no grlevanc with th foreign com
- Tn conference lasted until T o'clock
this evening whan th eommltt re
ported result to th local officers of
the onion who - at one Issued -strlk
orders. . Th order affected from IS to
it men, "all of whom ar axpart elec
tricians and telegrapher.
The J. M. Tomberllnx broker" firm
signed a union schedule today orovid
Ins 110 per week aa a minimum, which
affects 19 man In their vaxlou of
fices. . ,
, ' i KEsiax posrnojrs.
flee wer Improving and that th com
pany was negotiating with' Individual
triKer to return to work.
There waa no maas meeting of strlk
Ing telegrapher today at Manhattan
Lyoeum, although many of th striker
gathered ther to discuss th situation.
Th largest meeting of th striker haa
Deen called xor. tomorrow.
A KILL TO REPORT.
Labor CommlsBloneT BellerM to Bo
Under Rooaerelt'g Order.
: (Haarst Hews by Leegest fceaseg Wire.)
Washlmrton, Aug. 17. It la probable
that tn ouestions oi
strlks will receive th critical
tlon of th executive council
ra luitiri yoxcb"
That Would Cost
' Tes. and mor than that for all th money In th
world couldn't bring Tamagno here and atlll h sing
for you with th aid of Victor records. ;
Think of a cast with Caruso as tenor, with M.
Paul'Plancon aa bans, with Ccott and Campanarl:
think of having In that cast Melba and Eames and
chuman-Helnk and Paul and Bembrlch and Homer
and Calve and GvdVl. Can you Imagine such a oon
dltlnnt Could a Million dollars gather thnt cast to-
father for even a stnitl perform a nee T Imagine hear,
ng Melba In 10 sonr; Caruso In a many Imagine
: n qnrtet oorrposed of Homer, Abott, Caruso and
Bcnttl. Can you imagine It T .
. Not if you'v never heird th Victor. Tou'y ab-'
joluteiy no Idee if th present perfection of Talking
Machines- unless you have had demonstrated ' to you
tne nnerfl recent achievement of th , Victor -Talking
Machine. . ,
. ' -i , - ' .' " ": '. ' . . ' i ',, '."
; Shcrmangllay &Co v
Stc'nway Pianos Victor Talkioz Machines
mmm m mmmH m -m mmmmm
Corner Sixth and Morrison Streets
Denyer, Colo.. Aug.
Judr Riddle issued a temporary
straining order -against President Wea
sels of th Commercial Telegrapher
Broker Wire Opera torn at Dearer
-w -VEludo - Order of -kmrt '--
rHearst Mew by ton rest Uesei Wire.) .
union preventing him rrom calling- a
strlk of th operator employed by Lo-
fan eV Bryan, th Chicago commission
rokera, the 10 employe resigned their
position Individually rather than work
with B. F. Fltsslmmona, an operator
employed by Otis dc Hough, gubaorlbera
of Logan tt Bryan. -,
Fltisimmons was a member of th
telegraphers' union but refused to obey
the general strlk order Issued by In
ternational president -Small calling on
all operators to, leave their places un
less inrir employers signed th - new
ecai. wnen it waa learned that the
union ooerators working for Logan A
Bryan and whos demand for a scale
wer granted aeverai daya ago, would
rerus to work with Flzslmmona, Otis
jowl p. onis:
TAKES HIS LIFE
Newspaper Writer Commits
Suicide Because of Mrs.
-; v; Bonnie Tucker. -
(BMrat News by Lgst LMsed Whe.)
Cincinnati. Ohio. Aug. 17. John P.
Owens, a well-known newspaper writer
and traveler, whoa Infatuation for
:Mre. Bonnie" Tucker, th formar wlf
of a politician of thla city, lad him to
drf hi wife' and noma, mil ir.nl
around th country with her, committed
auiuiu i a rooming nous in this city
lata yesterday. Owens ended hi life
by swallowing laudanum after he had
had a brief interview with Mr a. Tucker
in wnicn n Dleaded for a reconciliation-
un vr raiuaai uwna committed suicide.
Th tragto death of Owens was the
climax of hla sensational escapade with
Mrs. Tucker In Mexico City aeverai
months ago. The two had traveled som
time and finally reached th Mexican
capital. -There Owen caused a sensa
tion by appealing to tha polio to locate
hla "wlf." k.- kl T.
...v . -- . T uv , unu ivik HAIU. , k WB
said that ah bad decided to leav him
on account or His maavn laaiouay.
H was 40 years old and born In
Wales. H traveled in many parts of
th world and was In Bouth Africa, dur
ing th first Boor war in 1881. He cam
to mis country about th time of th
Jamason raid In 1191 and worked on
newspapers' In a number of cltle until
he finally est fled In Cincinnati, where
h waa employed a a writer until bis
eiopement wnn mix Tucker.
, ; SOLlti FE0NT
' - (Continued from Pag On.) ;
a nougn aecuraa an injunction against
Logan St Bryan compelling th latter
firm to continue serving fiuotatlon and
xecutlng orders and restraining th
union officials from nalllnar a atriv.
Ths resignations followed.
; .," RAILROAD IXVOIiVKD.
Operatora on Bnrlinstoa Threntea to
. sioin commerciAla. .
r (HMnrt Kews by Leagest teased Wirt.)
Minneapolis, Minn., Aug. IT. Th
uuriington railroad la threatened by
strike of operators over th entire
tnouaanas or mile or it great system
unless William Archibald, a striking
Western Union operator, I reinstated
In a position in the Omaha office of th
Burlington, wher employment waa
given him when h want on atrlk.
Th railroad company la squarely re
fusing to reinstate Archibald and th
telegrapher ar Insisting that a strlk
be called unless he la put back to work.
The national officers of the Order of
ruuiway Telegraphers wer appealed to
lata last night, and a request mad that
they bring th Burlington to tlm or
call th operators out, thus tying up
Archibald worked In th main office
of th Western Union, at Omaha, and
was on of th first to strlk from that
office. It la understood thkt Western
union innuene waa Drought to bear on
tha railroad after hiring Archibald and
bis mce was dispensed with..
TIB-rr COMPLETE!. '
Measare Eight Daya Old Are Re
' ' ceired at PaMdena. .
(Hearst Ktws by Lengaet taeed Wire.) -
Pasadena. CaL. A US'. 17. Th oom-
bletenes of th tle-uo of th wire on
account or in teierrapner atrig is
well Illustrated In thla city, where mes
sage six and lfht days old hav Just
been received, F. B. Ogle, manager of
tna local oiiic or tn ioteao Btocg
company, stated today that a telegram
dated August 7 hsd Just reached him
from Louisville. Kentucky. Not a sin
gle meseag that ha been received
bear a later date than August 19 from
cnicago. - ;
TEACHERS NEVER SO :
SCARCE IN; GILLIAM
Only - Two avt Examrnntioa Jnnt
Cloaed Lowest Salary Forty
". Fire VhUan;
(flpadal Dbpatck to The JoarsaL)
Condon, Or . Aug. 17. Th regular
ml-annual xamlnatIon of teacher for
Gilliam county waa concluded here yes
terday. Ther war but two applicants.
Mrs. . Ellen A. McArthur, who waa
granted a p"rlm$ry certlficat, and Mis
Cora , Wilkes, who received a third
grade. Thla-la th smallest class at
any examination sine August. 1(01.
Superintendent U. T. McArthur con
ducted th examination, asslated by W.
F. Allen of Condon, and Ms. Ethel
Molkey of Rook Creek.
From present indication, Gilliam
county I going to experience th great
est dearth of teacher th coming year,
that It has ever known. ,
Superintendent McArthur Is almost
dally besieged with applications for
teachers at good salaries from school
bosrds throughout the county, but I
unable to supply th demand. Aa ther
I hardly a dlstriot In th county which
nay a teacher less than 148 month of
four weeks, th reason for th contin
ued scarcity of teacher 1 not apparent.
Tuesday, th 2th,- will b th Isst
to rolv aiaoount on aat aid
Lumber oompany, Eugn. responded to
uie question or general csnamon in
th lumber trade. He aald h waa an
optimist. - There are lea than 10,000,
000,000 feet of etandlng yellow pin In
th country, and th mllia out 1 1.(00-
wuu.vvv xeet or tnia umner last year.
At tbl rat It will Uk but about II
years to win out yellow nine. Tha an
nual cut will Increase avery (rear.
W cut on th Paclfla tout only
000,000.000 feet of nr last ear.' aald
Mr. Lixon. "and hav 400,000,000.000
feet standing. The futur wul tak
car or ltaeix iz tn railroad companies
ao not get too mucn or th revenue.
But It yeara la a long tlmt and w
must make enough to Uv on. In th
east many lumbermen know compara
tively nothing about Pacloo ooaet lum
ber. Oreron . Is not on th map to
W nay nn mmalna any
tunltlea to advertla In aaat. A riob
lumberman to whom tha anaaliai talked
in th east smiled and winked when told
that Portland cut mor lumbar annually
than any other city In th world. H
thought Portland waa about 400 miles
south of Beattla, and that It waa a
auburb of Beattla,"
TU speaker round that ' h amid
spend ail hla tlm ducatlng th people
of th aaat about Oregon lumber, and
that Oregon mill could sell an un
limited Quantity tbra if tha nrodust
could b delivered on a fair and oom-'
petiUve basis. H aald th dlffereno
between th price of fir and yellow
pin in eastern market I to oenls to
II per thousand, and that thai new rata
of ft advance would wrp fir out Of th
- Report Ar lam4.
Mr. Dixon blamed tha nawanan ra-
portex for troubles between tha railroad
ana tumner manager. He aald th rail
road officials gt their information from
tha newanaDera and think tha lumKar
mlUa ar making money, then they tak
nap judgment and a running Jump,
and raise th rate. He said th lumber
mlllmen had not made aa much aa II
per tbouaand feet profit oa tbalr out
laat year. . ,- , - .
mallroaaU ItaUnff BO Jer Cost.
' Henry Hahn, oh airman of th trans
portation committee of th Portland
chamber of commerce, spoke of th re
lation of the lumber Industry to th de
velopment of th Pacific northwest. Ha
said that on tha success of th lumbar
Industry depend much of th prosper
ity of th country. Af tor. making rf
ereno to th work of th transporta
tion commute h stated that , tha rail
roads ar already making 10 per cent
on their stock Issues, and It Is becom
ing a question of how much mor they
want and how much further they will
fo. H gay figures and comparisons
o show that th lumbar Industry I
already paying a fair and qultabl
"What la your fight today may b
our fight tomorrow and th farmers'
next week," he said. "We should pro
sent a solid and united front against
the Increasing freight rates."
The effect of curtailment of th lum
bar Industry on th commercial Inter
est of th Willamette . valley wa
talked about by Walter A. Toosa of
Falls City. Ha aald that aU ar ao
Interwoven that when on la attacked
it Injures all. r
J. M. Shelley, a Eugene flour manu
facturer, discussed th relationship of
the lumber Industry to th ganeral
bualnea Interest of Oregon.
togging Camp tcay Clog. -: -.
H. C Clair of th Weyerhaeuser syn
dicate aald th probabl effect of th
increased freight rat would b th
closing down of th logging camps.
H said that while lumber haa ad- I
vanced In price tho laborer baa received j
the larger part of tho advance In tha 1
prion of logs. - Slumpaga that was pur- I
chased five years ago haa advanced '
In prlc about (00 per cent, labor ha
advanced 60 to 00 per cent.' and th
prlc of loga has advanoad 60 to (0 per
cent. Ho said th logging Industry haa
tha advantage' of the lumber mill, aa
th former caa shut down, and reduce
Ita xpens to the cost of a watchman
and taxes, wbtla the timber will go on
growing and th Btumpag increase In
ramnel Connell spoke for th planing
mill industry. Ha aald h wanted to
correct an impression that a reduction
of local lumber price would favorably
affect horn building In Portland. He
stated that the ooat of th lumbar In
an ordinary house I less than 1600.
Marlon county lumbering Interests wer
discussed by Leroy Brown. Remarks
wer made by W. A. Meara, F. C Knapp
and others. An elaborate menu waa
served under direction of th Commer
cial club steward.
TWO LIVES LOST
(Continued from Pag One.)
S11 Golden Oak Morris Chair . complete with i CiVA
Figure it at any way you will and you cannot help
bat see that a earing of $800.00 a month on rent alone
Is bound to enable us to sell for less.
-';' It does enable us to sell for less. ' '.
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I iOlf l I A hsmdsome qriartered ovk Buffet, golden finish with I I (N I
j isid srwell Ixon Rsgulv
: at ; ilAft AA V I W I
DAMASCUS, SCORE'S'! ! !
for Butter Fat
3 7 c
Ship:Us Your Creiim !
Th)domavnd for Damatcut Creamory Battr Is constantly
increasing and wo nd txll th Croam you can nd us
Honest Test an Weig
' PR.OMPT PAYMENTS ; - - .
For further information and shipping tags writ
"1; aWtaS.Org,' ,
SOS Hawthorn Av., Portland. Or. r.-1''
that their beads struck th bottom of
th boat whan- they ros th first tlm
to'th surface. ' .
The frantic screams of Ellen wslght
roused many residents in th vicinity
and within a few minutes ropes and
grappling hooka war secured, but ev
ery effort to locat th bodies waa un
successful. It Is believed that both
bodies hav been carried down stream
In th swift current of th river anl It
1 not probabl that either will b re
covered until th stream, is searched a
great distance. .,
Miss Walaht waa born and raised In
Vancouver and was . known to a wide
circle of friends and acaualntancnat
Sullivan had been In th employ of the
Northern Pacific and had chars of
on of th bridge crew at work on th
railroad etructure aoross th Columbia.
FltlNTERS TO PENSION
UNIONISTS AT SIXTY
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(Bearst Mews by lsgst teased Wtrs.) -Hot
Springe.. Ark.. Aug. IT. Th
fifty-third annual convention of th In
ternational Typographical anion ad
journed at .noon today, to meet next
year in Boston. -
The present meeting I universally
nronounned tha moat important vet held.
resolution was adopted uj morning
D A M A S C U S S O A R. 11 j
Damascus Creamery Butter Sells at
Only a small profit lor us, but dways the highest
; quality lor you at Leading Grocers
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approvlgg and referring to a referen
dum vot a plan for pensioning mem
ber over 10 years of age who hay
been In th union for 10 yr and ar
3 lea bled from earning- a livelihood. The
amount of th benefit It ts to 14 i
week. This la the cam propoeltlon
which Joseph J. Dirk of Bt. Loul so
strongly urged at th previous conven
tion. . . . .
' OPENS THIS WEEK
(Haarst Kew by Leagest Leased Wtrs.) !;
Kelso, Waah., Aug. 17 Kelso' new
fruit cannery, rcted by th Cowlltg
Fruitgrowers' association, ts now ootn-
Pltted sj4 wiy fc.gis. optrfUoaa tt,
week, starting on blackberries and veg
tablea. It I th -largest and beat
equipped cannery between Portland and
Beattla and will hav a capacity of 10,
000 cans a day. It Is under th manage
ment of Captain C N. Hogan. stat
fruit Inspector, who haa visited most
of the) canneries In th stat and has In
stalled In th Kelao cannery th best
to he found In th other.
Thla plant will make a market In
Kelso for th many ton of fruit which
hav gon to wast in prevlou year
in. this section. - .
THTELS , LIKELY TO
( - ABANDON FIGHT
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' . (sseeUl- Plaseteh ts Tb JsraU
' Sal em, Cr Aug; 17. Attorney for
JogpU and kUr caret Tbjl, whos Iaa4
was condemned by th stat for th
alt of th new asylum for tha feeble-
nr,,n.,,1'-.t!"T. toa' .P bl tor
0O"V,ThlB considered an Indication
that their appeal to th aupreme court
and . all further prosecution of their
caa will b abandoned. - .
HALL IN SMASHUP
AND BADLY HUET
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K L ' At V
nmti vi Dtminv, driving a rTangiin car
--'i k v vwvr. wt in 1 1 a reoora,
ran Intrf the fenc. Th machine was
Tuesday, th loth, will b th last
imr v? rclv Alaoount oa aaat aid
gas bills, .