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PORTLAND, OREGON. TUESDAY EVENING. AUGUST ,27, 1907. -EIGHTEEN PAGES.
PRICE TWO CENTS. ifAlifcl
mil my wmm im
. OF tOflfIS
W. Cooper Morris Says No
' Money left Bank .Without
Full Consent of Manage
mentSecurities Sent to
New York Arrived Late.
; With ' Fourth National
When Crash CameLocal
Brokers Will Be Paid Only
: Purchase Price, ;
- n.MrftH in the Oregon Trait A
Barings bank will be paid In full, with
a martin to epare. If e neusi
' ' ri... -or rmMr Morrla la tuetified by
the result et the liquidation now be.
; gun, - Mr. Morrla arrived home lest
night from the asi-ve-racking trip taken
' t.. him a realise on aeeurttiee. He had
arranged in New Tork for ample funds,
and the bank would hare been eared
had 14 houra more time been given be
' fore the euspension occurrea.
coital lion, mm uj, ",T""cr ir.k.
'sons, he has lost considerable weight
and la In a stats or nenuu. ....-..
that ta confining him to hla Vd today.
Sirred d.vor.M.orU to
assisting in every "J ";,. ";.
. settlement of the tnk'a affaire artS the
repayment of all depositors In fuU. .
win nu .thu1 Means, .
m - m aw. i..av. h. V . . in the
way of private i property wll go Into the
xuna. it dk. -
Vftollar ror aoiwr. . ..w tM
morning with The Journal, Mr. Morrla
N had not taiaea wnn swivei-
self with- oondltlone at the bank. He
waa dlapoaed to reaerve ell statements
' that would affect the bank director or
' that grounda exist for varloue atata-
menta in nin dtoi ---
nana - aireciura j" . " ...
throw upon him all the reaponelblllty
xfor the bank'a euBpenalon.
"Theaa . dlrectora will not any now
. . . lu.. udn. 1 neve no
Intention at thla time of jolne; Into that
matter, but will-five all my thouirht to
the huaineaa. 01 im u
There waa never a loan of nr conaid
rable amount wade without the aa
sent of othera In the management. The
loana that we made are good, and are
win waa tkm n. uai. 1
- . v Jt a.a mm .11
pna mat & mw " v.
amouRle and atnoiiy wrnim mr it-
. Ince aa caanier or me nana. in
that a large amount of the bank a paper,
. . ill.. 1AA AAA . Min.l.tMl Al
notea with but one algnature and that
not reeponainie, ib ibuh j ,iu.uu ;.
Xne Dana " n . - -
eral that can be reallaed upon to the
aame; extent aa other average-banking
naper. in, vrrBun rut. w d.'b
Sank waa aolvent the day It auapended.
(Continued on Page Two.)
SATS BANK IS SOLVENT
- W. COOPER MORRIS.
Well-Known Portland Actor
Joins Leading Actress
in New. York.
John 8alnpoHa who la well remem
bered in Portland by theatre goera aa
the leading man at the Baker laet year
will appear In one oft; the leading roles
with Eleanor Bobeoa la "Salome Jane"
In New Tork thla aeaaon. He la now In
New Tork rehearsing for hlarfpgagV
With the announcement of Mr. Bain-
noils' new engagement whjoh baa juat
come to Portland theatrical cirolee
comes the intimation of what seems to
be the end of a atage romance-which
ran part of its courae in Portland laat
year. It waa believed locally wnen
Lillian Lawrence, laat year the leading
woman at the Haker. lert lor woeioo.
and when Mr Salnpolla alao sought the
same destination, mat naitner oi mora
would accept any engagements whloh
aa rnt Innlitfle them both.
The aepariuro 01 air. eampoui ior
New Tork while MIbs Lawrence re
mains in Boston la taken as evidence
here, however, that thla tacit- compact
haa been broken an that the two Port
land favorite will travel different
roade in ine ruture.
Camp at Eleienth and Divi
sion Streets Being Dis
mantled by Believers in
Strange Doctrine Move
to Winter Quarters.
Leader Glassco Says Mem
bers May Get Word From
the Spirit World at Any
Time to love to the Ends
of the Earth. ,
Portland's contingent of "Tangled
Tonguera Is breaking camp at Elev
enth, and Division street on the east
aide and on Thursday morning the large
vaoaat- Jot which - haa- been - the -ran
deavous for the past several weeks or
since the sammer season began win
once more resume Its former aspect.
Today Leader oleasca and other mem
bers are busily engaged la polling down
tents and gathering together lumber
which formed part of the camp con
struction. Headquarters of the Tonguera
will be In a ball at First and Madlaon
streets en the west aide after Tbura-
''Ta. It am true, we done gwtna to
abdlmleate," said uiaasoo to a reporter
tor The Journal this morning. "It am
v.tfln'. foAOOl US OUDD UUl UT fuu.m
we done saved tboueanda of souls here
this, year ana ws gwine io hti mure
next summer." -,
During the conversation Olasaoo was
busily engaged removing nails from
lumber which had beej uaed in a por
tion of the main camp used for religloua
ceremenlea In at 111 another part of the
tent one of the rongusrs" waa piay
in. mi an ftrnn. while beside the in
strument stood a lHUe girl hardly 14
years old. . -
Judgment for Jfewspapermem.
"That little person fa my daughter,"
said one of the women of the camp.
"She was saved one night at home. She
Just knelt down in front of the bod and
Ood answered her prayer."
Olaasco went on pulling nails and
every now and then the Interview waa
interrupted by campera pasalng to and
rro wno saiutea tne xeuow as oromer.
"It am an outrage de way de news
Danera treat ue." continued the man.
(Continued en Pago Two.)
MORGAN TAKES FORTY
MILLION BOND ISSUE
Financier Comes to Aid of New York City and Removes
One of the Most 'Discouraging Features Which ilas
; ? ,; Confronted Wall Street Brokers. - ,1
Veteran Chicago Packer Is
Dead After Fighting to
Kesist Grim Reaper for
Three Years He Leaves
" Twenty-Five Millions. -
Widow Will Receive Third
of the Estate Discovered
That He Has Been Quietly
. Accumulating Ranches in
Dakotas and Texas.
PARSOII IIORRIS IS
- HOT HIGH FINANCIER
Members of Flock Hunting
Ti- i O 1. i
lor Jioney i asiur ouiik in
, (Jearaal Bpeelal aervtae. f ' .
- Pttteburg. Pa,.Aug. tls Rer. John
H. Norrls, pastor of Penteooetal church
at Meant (Washington, a suburb, took
'' a flyer 4n high flnanoe which cost htm
" and the members of .hla congregation
, v00,00O. Members of Pastor Korrls'
Jinck until yesterday had dreams of be
. ' coming millionaires. Now they won
der whether they are going to get any
of their money back,
The true state of affaire became
" known when "Mrs. William Watera. who
had invested $10,000 in Dr. Norrls' en
terprle, started suit . to recover her
roonia- Dr. Norrls promoted a mining
' '"'c-efany and had the offices of bla con.
FT . r. eena AAA nKla nail rrnm tha (A
of atock, he bought 1,000 acres of Ohio
lana containing owii aim .
. development company was formed to
'' exploit the land, but that venture did
not succeed and the paatnr formed a
1 firebrick concern. This wne no more
aucreaaful and the paatnr then bought
a allver mine. This- scheme went the
way of the othera and finally a receiver
area appointed, .
Uearaal Rpeclal Service.
m.w Tork. Aug. 17-New Tork Cltye
140,000,000 bond issue which haa been
hawked about for tne past xour momo.
in the effort to And purcnaaere naa at
laat been taken over by J. P. Morgan
n. Th. nwa reached Wall atreet to
day and waa received with aatlafactlon,
aa the failure to market the bonda haa
been one of the most discouraging fea
tures of the financial eituauon.
The bonds carry 4 per 'cent, a rate
of interest that under ordinary condi
tions would enaure their aale at a aub-
(Josraal BpeeUl arvlce.)
Washington, D. C. Aug. .Arrange
ments are being made to give Secretary
of War Taft in Oregon and Washington
the greatest send-off any departing
American ever had. John Barrett, who
Is In charge of this end of the arrange-
and the home-coming In New York will
be insignificant compared wim u part
ing reception when the eeoretary leaves
for the orient ' i i' : t . .
STEAMER ACAPULC0 !
SINKS AT BAY: CITY
T...-.l Inail awTlaa.l
Ben rranclseo, C'al., Aug. J7. The
Paclfle Mall steamer Aeapulco. due to
snll to Panama yeaterday afternoon,
filled, and aank off , the mall dock at
noon. The - pae.engera -and crew
eannped aafely. The porte were left
open and the boat went under In ten
minutes. . . .
BODY OF MISSING; ,
- ?IRk RECOVERED
(Jnarn.I Rperlal Service.) V
Lake Hopstoong. N. J., Aug. 11. The
body of Ana Magulre, who dlaap-
C eared Baturday nlnht, has ben found
n the lake near the place where she
etantlal premium. When first offered
In a block there wers no blda whatever.
They were then offered a eeeond time,
to be taken In such blocks as the pur
chasers desired and thla resulted In the
aale of $1,100,000 of the $40,000,000 Is
sue, at a trifling premium. No blda bet
ter than par wers received for the re
mainder of the iaaue.
It Is Suppoaed that Morgan has se
cured the bonds at about par. That
New Tork city should be able to secure
a better price for Its bonds Is an extra
ordinary commentary upon the condi
tion of the money market. The secur
ity is regarded aa gilt edged, but pre
vailing rates on all loans are so high
that a 4 per cent Investment offers lit
7oeraal Special Serrlre.)
Chicago, Aug. 17.-fAfter hovering be
tween life and death for weeks, Nelson
Morrla, the veteran Chicago packer and
the man who made "the yards," died at
hla borne here thla morning at the age
It la eatlmated that the dead packer
leavea a fortune of $25,000,000. Ac
cording to reliable authorities one third
of the estate is left to the widow, some
money will go to charity and a con
siderable sum to faithful employes. The
remainder of the estate will go to the
Mr. Morrla had been 01 for the past
three years with heart disease and
Blight's disease. He had been fighting
deaDeratelv for his life during ths past
few weeks and refused to acknowledge
how Jll he really waa until ths very
last. Monday he declared that he felt
much better and Insisted upon sitting
up. The effort proved to be more than
Be aouia stancu However, ana nis ue
cllna was raDld afterward. .
It develops that recently Mr. Morris
had been quietly acquiring land and cat
tle. His Ulneas did not prevent him
from taking an active interest In hla
buainesa aflalra and August 22 he com
pleted the purchase of 760.000 acres of
nno land in bouu laiou, anown as
ranch . 17. This Dlaca Is one of the
finest in ths west and Is stocked with a
quarter of a million head of cattle. He
had aiso been investing In Texas prop
erty and recently he very quietly ac
quired a quarter of a million acres of
land in the Done 8ta stats which, la
alao well atocked with thousands of
head of cattle.
Since hla death it Is alao learned that
Mr. Morris owned steamships plying oa
both ths Atlantlo and Pacific oceans, on
the oreat LKe ana on tne largest riv
ars of the country.
Conalderlng the many properties
which are being discovered to have been
owned by Mr. Morris of whloh ths pub
llo knew nothing, it is possible that
his fortuns mav greatly exceed the
flgurea named. He was always very
secretive In bis dealings, never seek
ing publicity and going very quietly
about hla business deals.
Nelson Morris waa born In the Black
Foreet in Germany, January II, 1839.
He had little opportunity to go to school
whan a youth, being compelled to work
for hla living and hla education was
obtained through hla own ef forte.
At the age of -IS Mr. Morrla came
to the United Btatea. In 18S4 he came
to Chicago where he secured employ
ment in the stockyards. Hs liked the
business, worked hard at it, and within
two years' time went Into business for
himself, his rise was rapid ana oy
hard work he built up one of the larg
aat nar.kina- huslneasea in the world.
He was married to Sarah Vogel tn
ltd and four children were the Issus
of the marriage.
Deceased was president of Nelson
Morris 4k Co., and Officer and- director
In several banks and other enterprises.
Before hla death It was - not even
dreamed the number of businesses and
schemes in which be was taking an
LAST OF B00DLERS
IS DOWN AND OUT
(Journal Bpertal trriem.)
Ban Franclaoo; Aug. 17. Supervisor
"PeC McOuehln, the last of the bood
lera, realgned yeaterday afternoon. A.
Comte waa appointed In hla place.
GIRL ADDS TO MAGNATE'S HOLDINGS
,F. AUGUST HEINZB.- , , '
Miss Adele 1 Schroeder Gets
California Copper Prop--'
erty for Magnate. "
(Jearaal Special Bervlee.)
Rmia. Nev- Aug. J7.-rThrough the
agency of Mls Adele Schroeder, Au
gustus Hslnie has secured possession
of the greatest deposit of copper In the
state of California. The claims are lo
cated In Plumas county, near the Ne
. - ii. mw,A vr ( Onhriuul.r naa fliven
bond to George Goodhue to pay him
$200,000 lor tne property.
. - a .Main tha nronertv devel
oped into a bitter ecene between Miss
Schroeder and Mrs. Rawles Reader, a
woman diplomat, who wss mixed up tn
the santo uominao """'""
had met In several deals before and
. . 7, .1 v.a mvamI vtfitftrlaa to her
credit, but Miss Schroeder turned the
tablea on ner in un
Both Agricultural and Min
eral Rights Acquirable
Under New Law.
George JO. Pollock, chief clerk et the
office "of lands of the forest service. Is
at tha Portland hoteL and explained
laat night bow a settler can take up
a homestead Br mineral claim within a
forest reserve, aocordlng to the law ef
June 11. 1$0. popular opinion of the
forest reserve policy haa always been
that no individual has a right to enter
upon the forest reserves and Mr. Pol
lock's statement last night before a
number of attorneys occasioned aome
eurprl.e. .. . . - .
"a nannn deslrina- to take UO a
, An fnM.t reaerve."
said Mr. Pollock last night, "can do- so
by applying sto uw . iurMMr
(Continued on Page Two.)
YARD TO BE
Condition of Water Front 1$
Declared by County and
City Health Boards to B3
a Menace to the Public
Rats; Are to Be Extermi
nated, Connection to Bd
Made with Sewers and
Throwing of Refuse Into
Stream to Be Prohibited,
STRIKEBREAKERS MAY .
STAMPEDE TO UNION
Refusal of President Roosevelt to Interfere in Telegra
' phers Walkout Causes Desertions of Non-Union ;
; ' Men FropL Companies' Offices. ' ' '
, (Joe real Spedal Swvtea.t I
New Tork, Aug. J7. Announcement
of the 'refusal of President Koosevelt
to Interfere In the telegraph strike haa
had a beneficial effect on the cause of
the operators, and it .la believed that
there wlU be a stampede to the ranka
of tha union before night. ' "
' There have been constant desertions
from the ranka of the strikebreakers
here-and In Chicago,-aocordlng to -advices
.received; from .there, while the
union men have bean standing firm
throughout Not a man haa quit ' the
union here to return to work for' the
NO EFFORT MADE
TO COLLECT BAIL BOND
Though a bond for $1,000 ball was
given, Grace Reed, a , colored woman
convicted of a-felony, made her es
cape two months ago, and not a cent of
the baa money haa ever been paid to
the county. The. bail bond remains on
file in the ctrcult court; thefa la an or
der by Judge Fraser frofeitlng the bond
to. the county, ' but no move haa yet
been made to enforce the oondltloa of
the bond, which Is that the men who
signed It must pay' to the county $1,000.
A. B. Burger. a hardware dealer,
whose place of business is at 44 Third
strait, and M. Kutner, a pawnbroksr at
II North Third atreet, are the men who
bound themselves to Tay tha county
$1,000 it Grace Keed did not appear In
court to answer to the charge when ehe
was wanted. , ' - .
Ths Keed woman was convicted In
June, and took advantage of being at
liberty on ball to ieave the atata and
did not appear to receive sentenoe. Im
mediately afterward an order waa made
forfeiting the ball bond.
ire More by Diatrlct Attorney
But the 11.000 hae not been paid and
no action bee been taken by any one
et enforoe ita pejrmeaU Xbm ff.t
Notorious : Colored Woman
: Escapes After Being'
method of -procedure Is for the district
attorney to- commence an action against
tha bondsmen to enforce tho payment
of the money, but no such action has
been commenced. .
The bond reposes peacefully in the
vaults 'at the circuit court, and tne
$1,000 reposes with equal tranquillity ia
the coffers of Burger and Kutner.
Grace Keed and Beatrice Lewis, two
notorious colored women residing lp a
disorderly house at 26 Flanders street,
were taken Into custody on ths after
noon of April 1$ by Patrolmen Carlson
and Golta on chargea of larceny from
the person preferred by Andrew John
son, a recent arrival from the cant.
Johnson alleged that while In the diva
he wae robbed of over $500 in currency
by ths two women. Both prleoners
stoutry denied their guilt, but a search
by tha patrolmen and Detectives Ttche
nor and Jonea brought to light a por
tion of the money hid In a Boiled cloth
basket and the remainder en top of a
George Harding, colored a friend of
both women, wss present during the
search of the house and by reason . of
his suspicious actions was taken Into
custody several aays later on a warrant
worn to by Johnson, charging him with
complicity .in me crime. -. -
. Money in Clothes Basket.
' After the two women had been placed
iinHor arreat anrl before the house at
tH Flanders street waa searohei, Hard
ing despite the order or patrolman
Golts tried to enter tha premises. Dur
ing the search he waa extremely nerv-
oua and displayed a great desire to
steer" the of flcera away from the
clothes basket in which the money was
subsequently . found.
In the police court ton April $4 Grace
Reed and Beatrice Lewis wers both held
to the grand Jury In the sum of $1,000
eaeh, while Harding waa discharged
from custody for lack of svldence. The
women were Immediately released on
bonds and afterward were tried and
convioted in the-circuit court' Upon
the calling Of her case in the upper
court ths Reed woman failed to appear
to rncelTs sentence. Ths police and
sheriff s office put forth every effort
to locate her hut without avail and
aha la still at liberty. Beatrice Lewis
was found guilty by the Jury and sen
tenced te three years la the peniten
tiary, 1 j .
companies, and today there ware six
nonunion operators from the Western
Union and four from the Postal offices
who appeared at headquarters with ap-
pllcationa to be admitted to memoer-
hln an4 Ih.tnnunlli that thfiV WOUld
not return to their key a ant 11 the trou
ble haa been aettlsd satisfactorily. .
The report eent out from Louisville.
Kentucky, to the effect that' the strike
there la broken waa absolutely without
foundation, m Tha story stated that all
r tha atrikara had stampeded and were
pleading to be reemployed. The Louis
ville union la Indignant ana aeciarss
that there have been no desertions and
that every" member la prepared to stay
out aa long as the strike lasts. .
.''Ofnciele of the telegraph companies
declare that . .business , is being dis
patched with all possible speed and that
there la practically no delay la handling
meaaages. They deOere that they have
as many operators at wofk as usual and
that they are ready to conduct their
businesses slways. High offlciala de
clare that they do not recognise that
there Is any strike and . that the men
will not be taken back to work la their
former poeltlona.- . . . . , ; ; ' 'v..
;: Butte, Bont.,'1 Aug., 17. AB Of the
poolroom operatora In this olty.. and
Helena walked out thla afternoon, re
fusing to work with non-union oper
atora. or to receive matter over Western
Union orf Postal telegraph wires. The
poolrooms of the northwest hare been
receiving their race reports over the
wires leaaed from the telephone com
panies, poolroom operators at Salt Lake
ana tne t" v.i - . ......
t if led and local poolroom operators here
. . . & )!.,... . Hi niwilriuim. in
other cities in this district will follow.
.- (Jesnial ftnerial Ser.W.t -Chicago,
Aug. 17. A petition Is bslng
circulated In ths board of trade and
among the brokers today asking Presi
dent Roosevelt to intercede In the tele-
fraphera' strike. The petition declares
hat ths teiegraphservlcs of the coun
try is paralysed and that It la Impera
tive that . there be an immediate at-
Every member of the board of trade
Will Sinn i-iuii'ii nil in. urtnr.
arv anAlini, vn. .11. on u:uu, u.i wwvnn
the operatora and omployaia be settled
1 aa aooa as poaaiUe, . -, ,
With the entire police power ef the -
atate of Oregon behind them, the United
Btatea engineers In charge of the port
of Portland, the atata board of heaita
and the city health board .thla morning .
began a erusada against the water f rong
which will be continued until evsH
sewer baa been connected, every bit o
refuse removed and every rat externa k
For years the water front haa beeit
an ' eyesore and tha accumulation ol
Krm-fosterlng. disease-spreading- refuse
a reached such a atata that tha of.
ficials fear for the public health.
Millions . of bacteria-covered rata are
said to Infest the various docks, con4
laminating everything stored there. The
condition naa beoem -an- atvute one, w
eordgng to the health officials, and ths
necessity of suppressing ths evil is ai4
. Inspection of Wats Treat,
The work of purging the watet
front actually began with ths fumlga ,
tlon of the steamahlp Costa Rica yea.
terday and ' laat night and wUl oon
tlnue with the thorough disinfection ol
the -oriental liner Numantla. which is
Juat discharging ita cargo. For a week -past
Dr. Esther Pohl, city health of
flcerv Dr. R. C. Tenney; secretary o
ths state board Of health, HarbormaM
ter Bpeler and ths federal authorities!
have been inspecting the water front
Every', block of tha eeven miles ol
congested front has been traversed and
notea taken of the places where lmme4
dlate action la presslngly needed. Froo
what they have seen all tof the offlolaja
are determined that better mesne ol
sanitation ahajl be provided. -
- Mayor Offera Bla Aid.
' Mayor Lane aald thla mornln thai
the ci, health board would eooperata
with the stats in furnishing any fund
that might bs needed to carry on tha
work. Cleaning up the premises and
making sewer connections will be forced
upon tha people owning or having iq
charge various docks and building eon,
tiglous to ths waterfront
The sewage condition la aald to be
very bad. Practically no connections
have aver been made, according to th
plumbing inspector, and ths filth front
buildings Is discharged over the sldea
and permitted to wash down. Into the
river. Tha condition ia not only of4
fenalva to eight but particularly so td.
smell. - i
Tin cans have been gradually aecnmni
latlng for years, and great piles are fUM
lng every nook and corner where there
Is a possible chance for them to re4
unmofestedw Watermelon rinds and d.4
eayed fruits in large quantities are aai
to bs thrown into the river without re.
gard for consequences, and this la one
of tha thing that will stop at once, ao4
cording to the offlciala. ,
Slaughter ef the Beta. '
Exterminating rodents will be the
hardest problem the combined force
will have to solve. Rats srs said by
medical authorities to be responsible fnl
nearly all plague spreading. The offU
clala here are taking every precaution
against - the Introduction of buboni
plague, either from Ban - Franc I ,
where a few cases are reported or frorti
tho orient, where it Is always rife. M
far ss ran be helpd, no rats will be aU
iowed to land on Portland soil.
Mayor Lane thla morning assured Pt
Pohl that funds .would be provided foi
(Continued on Page Two.)
MARRIES GIRL HE
TRADED FOR SAFE
Sheriff Compels Douglas id
; Wed 3Iiss Helen OTcrtoii
; tatiSan' EafacL A
.. .u (Journal Special Sorrtre.)
Ben-Francisco, Aug. J7. Miss
Overton, daughter of ths banker-mayol
of Santa Rosa, and C IL Douglas, a
drummer for a safe company, w.r
married by tha superior Juiin at fit
Rafael yesterdny, Ave . v. siu-r t
einpem. in sh.rirr or Himor, co r. '
and Mra Ov.rlon. the brt.i.i .
atoo.1 sponsors fur the ruin ,y ,
The young eoui.u have l i
run or In hlllnc inc i.i.t ur
when they left noma fur 11 . . i
They have stopped at h"t' i I ,
city and several auimri nn r n .
various nam. a, but alvt ta r.-e . .
husband ami wlfn.
Mayor (vertin cnlleil m U
ths maM.r y..tr'i(.r an I t
aherlff faunl h cm.,I. Mt ,
few mllfe from f mi
given a fnst a tun t
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