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Railway Magnate Demurs to
1 Suit Brought Against
Him in Matter of Nehalem
and Tillamook 'Boad
Others Should Answer.
(Joaraal BpacUl Barrtr.)
New Tor. Aug. JS. Edward H. Har
riman, through his counsel, demurs to
- tho suit brought against him and IT
'' other defendants In the matter of the
Portland, Nehalem A Tillamook Railway
company of Oregon. In the plea entered
in the United Btatee circuit court jonn
McCraken, president of the railway
company, le one of the defendants
named, as is the Atlas Contract & Hup
ply company or uaurornia. ine piaim
Iff isjklenry Melville Walker of Ne
SKrr min Drays that the suit against
all the defendants other than himself
tr citizens either or Oregon or Cali
fornia, are Indispensable parties to the
suit, and cannot be brought within) the
Jurisdiction of the circuit court here.
Walker, who had a contract to float
the company's bonds, accused Harrlman
of effecting a conspiracy against him.
and asks l&oo.ooo damages.
Franklya Underwood In "The Car
nival of Lore," Marquam Grand.
Will Join The Hawkeye Gorernor In
A Voyage; Down The Missis
SrUt DUnitck to Tfe jMrmaL)
Salem, Or.. Aug. 28. Governor Cham
Horlaln hu rerelvad an Invitation from
Governor Albert B. Cummins of Iowa to
meet President Roosevelt at Keoaua.
Iowa. October 1 and proceed with the
presidential party to St. Louis and
ihence down the river to the deep wa
terway convention at Memphis, Tennes
see. Governor Cummins insists that to
accept this Invitation will not at all In
terfere with the governor's previous
Flans in attendln the congress and that
owa was preparing to entertain the
governors of several other states. Gov
ernor Chamberlain tias written to Gov
ernor Cummins accepting the Invitation.
(Special Dlipatch to T! Jovaat.)
Kennewlck, Wash.. Aug. 28. A party
of distinguished cltlsena of the state
has returned from a visit to the lands
of the Hanford Irrigation A Power com
pany. The party made the round trip
on the steamer Mountain Gem, Inspect
ing the headworks. at Priest rapids,
where the gigantic power plant is being
Installed, and spending the night at
Kanford. Prominent among those who
made the trip are: Judge C. H. Han
ford Ex-Governor John H. McOraw,
United States Senator 8. N. Plies. Con
gressman W. E. Humphrey, Judge
Thomas Burke, J. C Ford, manager of
the Pacific Coast company; Samuel Hill,
Hervey Llndley, C. P. Chamberlain.
Major H. M. Chittenden, Captain R. M.
Doyle of the U. 8. S. Chicago, M. B.
Haynes, W.. R. Rust, manager of the
Tacoma smelter, and Judge Lelo of Ban
Judge Lelb, who la the agricultural
trustee of Stanford university and one
of the most prominent lrrlgatlonists of
California, made the trip from San Jose
for the purpose of Inspecting these
NEARLY ALL SUITED
(Special Dtepatch to Tbe Joarnil.)
The Dalles, Or., Aug. 23. A part of
the lands constituting the Cascade for
est reserve was thrown open for filing
Monday. At the hour of opening, about
60 rushed into the land office in this
city to make their applications. The
lands, for the most part. He north of
the town of Spray and include parts of
seven townships, fractional pans or
AT THE THEATRES
Winifred Graham Discloses
Secrets of Moslem Shrine
' In Book.'
VALUE IN THE WORLD
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Holy Man of Deiert, After Reading
Story Which Moetg Disapproval,
Said Condemnatory Screed to
Reti rement of Veteran Is
Cause of Many Changes
"Carnival of Love."
What may be expected If one wants
to go on divorcing and marrying is the
theme of "The Carnival of Love," the
funny farce which the Stock well-Mac-Oregor
company is presenting this week
at the Marquam. It Is the beat farce
the popular company has played here
end there is a laugh every mlaute. This
bill will close the engagement of the
Stock well-MacQregor company In Port
land. Matinee Saturday.
Seat Sale for Georgia Minstrel.
The advance seat sale for the Ueor-
fla minstrels will open at box office,
he Helllg theatre. Fourteenth and
Washington streets, next Friday morn
ing at 10 o'clock. This famous black
face oraanlsatlon will be the attraction
at the above theatre next Sunday, Mon
day, Tuesday mgnts, September l, z
and S. Popular prices will prevail. A
special Labor day matinee will be' given
The Race Tout's Dream."
An act which la recognized every
where in the eaat as among tbe best Is
"The Race Tout's Dream, played by
Miles McCarthy and company. Thla
Is the headline act at the Grand this
week and Is only one of the many big
features which are on the current bill.
-A Daughter of the South" will be
riven at the matinee tomorrow by the
ench stock company at the Star
theatre. The play and players have
made a distinct hit. The attendance
haa been exceedingly large slnof the
company opened Sunday afternoon.
That Girl From Texas."
There have been few play seen In
Portland during the past season that
compare for Interest and Incident with
That uin irom 'lexas. as presented
by the Allen stock company at the
Lyric this week. Matinees tomorrow.
Saturday and Sunday.
That Girl From Texas.
The members of th Alien Stock com
pany at the Lyric are living up to their
romlse of excellency and In
ng's entertainment well worth seeing.
m Texaa" they are
riving an even-
The play Is new to the west and has
been given a fine, reception.
Souvenirs At The Oaks.
In celebrating ladles' day at the Oaks
tomorrow the manaarement will prenent
each of the first 2.000 ladles who enter
the grounds through the main gate
with a oeautirur cmna plate. A great
By Charlea Ogdens.
(Journal Bptclal Service.)
London. Aug. !8. Novelists, both
men and women, receive many queer
letters letters of praise, of condemna
tion of alt sorts. But Miss Winifred
Graham, the English authoress, Is prob
ably unique in having received an
epistolary "roast" from a high and
mighty sheikh of the Soudanese desert.
In the course of it she and all other
women are told their value from the
Mohammedan viewpoint, which is, it
eems, that they are of no ooqsequence
In the universe, except as potential
mothers. . iAA .
"World Without End." written by
Miss Graham, was published a lew
months ago. One of Its most Interest
ing features Is a detailed and pictur
esque description of the hitherto hidden
mysteries of a Moslem shrine. This
Mohammedan "holy of holies'' la strict
ly forbidden to the eyes of all Infidels
and "Christian dogs."
Strange as It may seem, a copy of
the novel found its way into the des
ert. Perhaps a Cook's tourist threw it
aside or left It at ome stopping place
on the Nile. At any rate an Arab pre
aented a copy to Sheikh All Mohammed
of Moudlrtat-Darfour, known as "the
holy man of the desert."
The laying bare of the secrets of a
Moslem shrine horrified him and the
discovery that a woman had done this,
Intensified the horror. So tbe learned
helkh compoaed a Ion screed, which
his secretary prepared and aent to Miss
Graham, through her publishers. This
"In the name of God, the most
Gracious and after saluting yourself.
"We have received one of your books
and have noted Its contents through one
of our frlenda who haa come to us
from remote countries and Joined us."
After which Introduction the sheikh
proceeds to rebuke the novelist for ven
turing to deal with a religious subject
"which demands very careful Investiga
tion," and declares:
"You are a woman and have no value
In the universe, except that you might
be a mother; you will bring down upon
Sourseir me displeasure or me Ainuuij
y, and He will punish you."
Then follows a stern denunciation of
the "Calumnies which you have spread
abroad concerning this sacred coun
try," and In closing the autnoress is
urged to send her son. If she has one,
to Mecca to pray for forgiveness.
All London Is laughing with Paris at
th latnst atory anent Professor Cesare
Lombroso, the anthropologist. The mur
derer of the moment in Paris Is Solell
land. He haa been found guilty of the
remarkably brutal murder of a little
girl. In these dull days the French
newspapers made much of the crime,
one in particular publishing a photo-
?rraph of "the hands of Solellland." The
earned professor obliged with a full
description of their characteristics,
gleaned from the photograph. The right
hand, he declared, was what Is called
in neuropathology, the ape's hand and
contained "every mark of the criminal
(Journal Special SrrrlM.)
Washington, D. C, Aug. 38. Today,
after a career of more than 40 years
of faithful and efficient service as an
officer of the United States navy. Rear
Admiral Charles Henry Davis waa
placed on the retired list on account of
having: reached the aae limit of 62 years,
ills retirement causes a number or
changes and promotions all along the
line of the service. Admiral Davis s
place as commander of the second
squadron of the Atlantic fleet Is taken
by Kar Admiral Charles M. Thomaa,
commander of the second division of the
first aquadron of the same fleet who
will be succeeded by Hear Admiral
Charles S. Sperry, at present naval dele
gate at me tlague.
The record that Admiral Davla leaves
behind him In the American navy la a
continuous succenalon of diplomatic trl
umpliH. In addition he saw much active
service in the civil ami Spanish wars.
He entered the naval academy In 1861,
and was made an ensign In 18(6. In
1864 and 1866 he had his first experi
ence in actual ddty on board ship, his
vessel being attached to the New York
harbor station. His promotions were
to master In 1866, lieutenant In 1868,
lieutenant commander In 1869, com
mander In 1885, captain In 1888, and
rear admiral In 1904.
Admiral Davis la a man of force,
learning and executive ability, and has
frequently neen assigned to important
duties, not only In war, but In scientific
Investigations. Among the latter he was
In charge of or connected with several
expeditions for the determination of
latitude and longitude In the Atlantic
ocean, and In the far east; for three
years was chief naval Intelligence of
ficer, and later superintendent of the
During the war with Spain ha waa
In command of the auxiliary cruiser
Dixie, and did a large amount of effec
tlve work along the southern coant of
Cuba, sinking gunboats, crippling forts
and smashing blockhouses, and on one
occasion routed a body of Spanish cav
airy a day or two before the American
troops were ready to majte tneir land
Hear Admiral Davis was selected as
the American member of the Interna
tional commission which met In Parts
two years ago to inquire Into the flrln
by Russia' battle fleet In the Britls
fishing trawlers In the North sea. At
the time of the Kingston earthquake
disaster it was Admiral Davis, whoae
offer of assistance for the sufferer waa
refused by Governor Swettenham.
Admiral Davis's title as "grand com
mander of the Order of Isabella" was
conferred by Spain In recognition of his
bervlces as personal conduct or as a rep
resentative of th United States govern
ment of the Infanta Eulalle when she
visited America In 1893 aa Spaln'a rep
resentative to th Columbian exposition
The vacancy In the list of rear ad
mirals caused by the retirement of Ad
miral Davla Is filled by the promotion
of Captain Edwin Conway Pendleton.
During the 40 year he haa been in the
navy he has seen service In many duties
and on various stations. From 1900 to
1902 he was In command of the cruiser
Atlanta, and later served as superin
tendent of the naval gun factory.
CROOK COUNTY FAIR
MIDDLE OF OCTOBER
for Fall 1907 Now Ready
Tit Right and
deal of Interest has been aroused in I bom." The left hand revealed, so the
me Dana wnicn is now piavinc at ine Droienaor sum. mm. umiunn
three other townships thrown open are
situated on the borders of Watri
sprlnr Indian reservation on tho
Matoles river, and an Isolated tract of
120 acres lies a few miles south of The
Dalles on the Mosler divide.
The land offllals adopted the drawing
system, on account of the rush, ana
the numbers were made out and drawn.
No. 1 was Hugh Roberts, and No. 2
Mrs. Coffin, a widow, aged 67 years, a
resident of Portland. The lottery was
very satisfactory and all but seven got
the land they desired. Before the of
fice closed 42 had filed their applica
tions and more have been, made since.
JDOAL SCOOP VICTIM
LWAS JOHN TAYLOR
(oedil Diipatck to Tbe Tearaal.)
Pentralia Wash.. Aug. 28. The man
wtio was killed at the Northern Pacific
coal bonkers Saturday morning has been
Identified as jonn uayier, wno was re
cently employed at the H. H. Martin
Lumber company's camp. The only
relative that can be traced is his
mother, who ia living at Stillwater,
park. Manager Freeman has arranged
to send by mall advance musical pro
grams to those who desire them.
MAIKNCx ROAD SOLID
FOR TRACTION TRAIN
Farmers Will Be Read? With The
Wheat As Soon As The Com
pany Is Ready to Haul It.
possessed of excessive assymetry. as It
differed exceedingly from the right
hand and therefore the owner was born
'for the misfortune of humanity."
Soon after all this waa published. M.
Bertllllon announced that the photo
graph was a fake: that the hands did
not belong to the murderer. The right
hand is that of a man who washes down
carriages in a livery stable, the left Is
a butcher's. Both have led blameless
It la hinted that Professor Lombroso
is how anxious to say something about
the hands of a certain Paris newspa
perman. Dncldedlv Interesting? la a report made
I regarding the popularity of reading mat
ter among the convicts in uritisn pris
ons. "Mor.te Chrlsto is a prime ravor-
BOITT BB BZ.TJB
and lose all Interest when help Is within
reach. Herblne will make that Uver
perform its duties properly. J. b.
Vaughn, Klba, Ala,, writes: "Being a
constant sufferer from constipation and
a disordered liver, I have found Herblne
to be tne dbbv meuicinu, lor mess trou
bles, on the market I have used it
constantly. I believe It to be the best
medicine of its kind, and I wish all
sufferers from these troubles to know
the good Herblne has done ma Sold by
Goes sjulokly to tha
very oors of ths
disease and stops
tbs most dsep-sst,
Cares ovary ailment
of Manor Beast
that a good, honest
Ualmsat san ooro.
Mono so o4b
(BoecUl Dispatch to Th learaaL)
PrlMTtlln Or Aiir. II Tha Central
,.. I lte, prisoners presumably lingering long
Oregon Transportation company has al- over,u tnrliiing escape episode. But of
most completed a roaaoea irom ataanui n authors Miss Bradaon easily has
to Shanlko and will be ready to put the
train into operation immediately upon
Two of the principal owners of the
concern that manufactures the heavy
road engines and cars were here a few
days ago and went over the road with
the promoters of the new company in
order to prevent any possibility of the
failure of the project. With the excep
tion of the Cow canyon grade the man
ufacturer pronounced the roads perfect
for such an enterprise.
The work of making this grade safe
haa been a heavy and costly task, but
has almost reached completion. The
wagon road through thla canyon is nar
row ana dangerous ror norse-orawn ve
hicles at times anu seemed at first a
great obstacle to the moving of this
road train, which alone weighs many
tons. However, a road nas Deen con
structed up the bottom of the canyon.
In one instance a fill was made that Is
20 feet or more in depth. Material of
all kinds has been easily obtained and
the new grade will be completed at a
cost of about S 1.600, or several hundred
Ldollars less than the original estimate.
Tne worK or narvesting in ine Mad
ras country has been in progress for
several days and the farmers are
anxiously awaiting the coming of this
new mode of transportation in order to
market their crops.
Program More Ample And Premiums
More Valuable Than Ever Be
fore Opens October 15.
(Spectil Dltpttch to Tbe JooraaL)
Prlnevllle, Or., Aug. 28. The Central
Oregon Livestock and Agricultural as
sociation has Just received from the
printers the rules, regulations and list
of premiums governing the third annual
fair to begin here October 16 and con
tinue five days. The finances of the
assoclatlln are in very good condition,
funds being left In the treasury after
the close of the fair last year. The list
of premiums covers all classes of live
stock, including a complete list of poul
try, fancy fowls and swine. Agrlcul-
Do not risk havinc
Will cure any case of Kidney or Bladder Disease not Bright s Dtseoao
beyond the reach of medicine. No medicine can do more. or Diabetes
TOM SAXB B)T iU SBXTOOZSTS.
tural products will be given even more
space and importance generally than at
any previous exhibition, with a material
Increase in the amount of the premiums.
The association has erected buildings,
including a large pavilion and grand
stand, on the track, and made all other
Improvements possible to make the fair
a greater success than any-, previous
event In this part of the state. '"
Besides the fair features, the Prlne
vlll Jockey club, a separate organisa
tion, has arranged for racing each day
and has offered premiums of almost
13,000 for these attractions.
Tbe September number of tho Pacific
Monthly, now on sale, is one of tho boot
10-cent magasines of tho season.
RUSHING RAIL LINE
TO NEW COAL MINES
(Special Dispatch to The Journal.)
oiiuaua, ii onn.. nug. 4., jj cbuiijg;
on the Union Pacific branch line to the
Union Coal company s mine In Hanaford
valley is being rushed to the utmost
There are 300 teams at work, with a
small crew of shovelers, and John
Evans, who has part of the contract,
says the only reason he is riot pushing
things harder Is that the men cannot
be secured, though he is paying the
The coal company is developing its
mines very speedily and has large crews
at 'work. The company is building
houses for its employes far above the
average of houses found In a mlnlnir
camp, and tt is evident that before long
there will be a good-sized town growing
up around the mines.
Bt FALSE FRIEND
first place. Her "Ishmael" is the novel
most in demand. Next in popularity Is
"Ouida" and her "Under Two Flags"
and "Strathmore." Then comes "Dono
van." by Edna Lyall. Other popular
novelists are Mrs. Henry Wood, with
"East Iynne"; Victor Hugo, Zola, David
Christie Jtfurray, George Eliot, Thack
eray. Dickens, Rolf Bolderwood, Max
Pemberton and Frank Barrett
Stories At raise.
One who knows "Oulda" Intimately
declares that the stories recently told
of her llfo in London years ago, are
wild and ludicrous inventions. Miss de
la Ramee lived the simple life instead
of In pomp and state. With a woman
companion she had a little apartment
at the Langham hotel, that old London
house much beloved by American trav
ellers, particularly a decade or two ago.
She never gave any parties but modest
and very early evening receptions ana
though the invitation cards bore the
words "Causerles lntimes, cigarettes
permlses" the description of those en
tertainments Is "Tea, seltser-water and
turn out." Among the guests was Har
ry Stone, the American, who made Paris
Americans who admire Oeorge Eliot
have flocked in such large numbers to
her old home in Nuneaton to view Groff
House, where she spent her childhood,
that the Warwickshire authorities have
decided to charge a fee of 12 cents a
head to visitors Jn tho future. The
countv uses the buildin; as a public
school and no particular notice was
taken of tho casual American or Eng
lish visitors. But of late the house has
found a place on the regular route of
the American visitor and It is now
worth the while to make a charge for
Ing In on all sides.
year. But there win scarcely be a
flood of cheap editions of this "nonsense
classic" for the Illustrations by Sir
John Tennlel, which go for much of the
book's popularity, still remain copy,
right ''Alice in Wonderland" was first
uubllahed 48 vears asro by Messrs. Mac,
mNIan. One million and a half copies
In the various eonions nave Deen -sola
ouite apart from imberless unauthor
ised editions. These are figurs In
Convrlahts of famous, works are fall
an smes. i ne copyngnt or
Wonderland ' will die this
(Special Dispatch to Th Journal.)
Astoria, Or.. Aug. 28. Alex. Janoff.
one of the fishermen who arrived from
Alaska on the ship St. Nicholas, after
being paid' - oft! started to celebrate.
Early next morning he accepted an In
vitation to -sleep with a new found'
friend. Before retiring his friend sug
gested that Janoff put his ' money,
amounting to between (70 and 180, un
der his pillow, which waa done. ' In
the morning when Janoff awoka his new
found friend and bis money were both
gone. ,i ,
Insurance License Issued.
(Special Dispatch to Tbe Journal.)
Olympia, Wash., Aug. 28. The Ocean
Accident and Guarantee corporation
limited, of London, has been granted a
Hcense by Insurance Commissioner
Schlvely, to do business in this state.
The corporation will be represented by
U. a. Heirner or seaitie, iormer insur
ance commissioner, as state manager.
All sorts of tea grows on
the tea bush;, all sorts cn
the same tea bush.
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Remember that you are to call up the brewery
today and order a case of
YSu waited till Saturday last week and we were too
busy to deliver your order on time. And you don't
want to be one day without a case of this beer in
the house. What's the use, when it costs so little,
of missing something that does you so much good,
just because you don't phone in time?
A case of two dozen pints posts $2.00 and we allow ;
25c the dozen for the bottles when returned. One
dozen quarts for $1.75 and 40 cents for the bottles
when they come back.
There's good health and sound sleep in store for
you if you're a regular user of Gambrinus. It has
been the favorite brew of Portland for over 30 years.
P. S. And Portland is a pretty healthy sort of a ;
place, isn't it ?