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i THE OREGON DAILY JOURNAL, PORTLAND." SATURDAY EVENING. AUGUST 31, 1007.
PLANS RADICAL CHANGE
: IN STREET ASSESSMENT
p. Entire System of Taxing Property for Street Improve-
- merit, Assessing Abutting Costs to Abutting Lots,
s lJeciarea to lie inequiiaiiie.
Portland's ntlr system of street Ira-
. r a am nr muac h vimmw
, aooordlng to the opinion of CUT Attor-
. ney Kavanaugh, who la today ngagd in
drafting aa opinion to tlx street eom
mlttee regarding tha matter. Heretofore
th city authorities la making assess
manta for street improvement work hav
In moat caaaa followed th'plan outlined
In tba old charter of assessing abutting
eoata to abutting property.
' This, In tha opinion of tha city attor
ney, la an inequitable ayatem and la
contrary to the provialona of tba preaent
charter, which provides in substance
. that ' lraprovementa ahall be aaaeaaed
' according- to the actual benefit derived
by affected property, estimated by the
council or me aumormea naving lue
vnrit at hand In their diacretlon. i
. The Question haa been brought up at
' thla time by contentiona arising out of
. the Improvement of Denver avenue from
' Vartlajvd boulevard to KUllnaaworth
avenue, a dlatanoe ' at three double
. block. '. Ia thla Improvement, aaaeaaed
, according to the old ayatem of abutting
rnst on abutting property, the asaesa
meute range from St centa for aoma
lota to aa high aa tlll.it for ethers.
Thla great disparity of aaaeaament In
auch a ahort dlatanca and upon the samSrwhatever nature.
TO CARRY FLOUR
German Steamer Eva Ar
rives Under Charter to
: Flouring ftlills. '
atreet la unuauai and unequitable in tba
opinion of tba city attorney proving tha
plan followed to be a wrong one,.'
la the opinion of the city attorney"
It la impoaslble for one lot to receive nfji
Improvement aa another when the two
lota are altuated on the aame atreet and
within a dlatanca of three block. Ho
contend that property ranged along a
atreet under course of Improvement la
FROM THE ORIENT
all benefited by tha grading or pave
ment or ine atreet in eomeming near
the earae ratio. - He would therefore e
that the city anthorttiee uae their die
oretlon In apportioning the coat of auch
improvement aa tney may aeem equit
able among the property ownera af
fected, ' '
In accordance with hi opinion ha U
preparing a ataternent to the atreet com
mittee of tha executive board outlining
hi attitude and advising them that hla
plan bo followed In all future atreet Im
provement work. ..-
The statement la tha result of aoma
two yeara of study on the part of air.
Kanuvh. end la ahaned In accord
ance with tha requirement of the prea
ent charter, and what, in tne opinion
of tha cltv attorney, la tha falreat and
moat equitable eourae for all property
ownera in the city -who may be af
fected by atreet improvement wurs 01
war r Vessel Is Here to Arrange
for Future Business and to Look
Into Advisability of Establishing
Regular Lino. .. . " i
YTCLL RUN FROM AMERICAN Tp MEXICAN TORTS
Norwegian Steamer Transit.
Dalgoner, Br, ah ........ Columbia No. t
bee. Am. ach ... .Willamette L S. Wka
Conway Castle, Br. bit Greenwlcta
Biam, ur. an Montana iiumoer uo.
Alliance, Am. atr , .Couch atreet
Klnc Cyrus. Am.' ach..... Astoria
Ueulah, Am. ach Astoria
Vlncennes. Fr. bk .Columbia No. 1
North King, Am. tug Astoria
Antelope. Am. ach. Toot' of Lincoln
Churchill, Am. ech...... Astoria
Numantla, Ger. at. ............. .Alaska
Queen Alexandra, Br. atr.......Llnnton
St. Nicholas, Am, ah....... Astoria
Alv'errui. Ami ach .8t Johna
St. Louis, Fr. bk..Paclflo Coaat bunkera
Lakme. Am. atr Weatport
Compeer, Am. ach .....Astoria
Btratnneas, nr. as. .rorliand tjuraoer t,o.
North Star, Am. tug.
FORGED A CHECK BUT
KKE17 IIOTiiG OF IT
R Faye Would. ;' Have the
Court Be Merciful in .
Olvtng aJ4 to wounded man lad B.
. Fayo to the penitentiary, according to
In tha circuit court thla morning in
pleading for clemency. Faye waa sen
tenced to the penitentiary front one to
' five yeara for attempting to obtain
money on a forged check. . ,'
Faye aaid he waa employed aa a
watchman on tha ateamer Pomona, and
that one of the crew waa Injured while
they were up tha river. The wounded
man waa taken to Balem In a aklff for
treatment Faye held tha wounded man
on hla knee while in the boat, he a Id,
and the alght of the wound made him
111. When the party reached Balem.
Faye'a friend gave him a drink of
whiskey and tba next ha knew, ba aald,
he waa in jail. .
Whenever he gets to drinking Fare
v flea not know .'What -be la about, so he
Y told the Judxe, ami if ha were given an-'-
other chance tie would stay away from
I oalnons and avoid lliruor. .
, " i aye was.semencea irom wresjn jiiy
( for the seme offenett and wp released
from priaon-oa October 10 of last year.
rS Since tflcn he eatd he- had led -a modal
. , life until he was given ttie whlnkey at
- Salem, and again wandered from tba
path a of, virtue,, ; ;. a ,
TRIED TO -
FLEE 1H DISGUISE
JUDGE WILL DECIDE
Oil BOY'S PARENTAGE
Tyro Alleged Mothers Swear
That Each Is Owner
r of Child.
Defaulting New. York Bank
Teller Planned to-Escape ,
in Guise of Woman, -r
New Tork. Aug. II. Inalattng tinder
e rods-examination that Iaura Carter ln
' cited hint to rob tha Wlndaor Trust
company. Faying Teller Cheater B. Run.
ran waa led tq tell about hla plana to
lee the oity disguised In woman a
While hiding in th flat at ll Weat
One Hundred and Forty-fourth atreet,
Kunyaa aaid ha made overturea to the
that he dlaaulae himself In her
clothes. Ha bleached M hair and went,
- to have hla moustache s Saved oft.
Hla plan waa to put on of Laura
Carter' a black allk reheat, and other fem
inine apparel on and mo disguised leave
the city with the 7,0e0 in caah
. The woman, ha aaid, threw cold water
, on tha plana because aha feared the
money would be out of reach. Bhe be
gan demanding n additional flt.auv un-
der threats of betraying him to tha
. police. '
, ' Mr. Ooldfogla. counsel for Mrs. Car
hpMi.hi mi th Runvin had SDent
less than It houra In tha company of
' the woman when It came to displaying;
i. 7.60 to her.-
When counsel for tha woman, naked
Banyan whether be did not think he
ran a great riak displaying o much
money to a woman he had picked up In
tn atreet. nunyan-saia:
T rinn't think that occurred to me.
Aaked aa to hla interviews with Po
' lice Inapector Thorn pon, Runyan aald
be told the inspector that bo gave Mrs.
Runyan admitted that In his state
1 ment to Vice President Ford of tha
rest, ha departed from the truth.
In that statement Runyan aaid ho
Java Mra. Carter U.0 and then 118,
vO making I1S.009 in all. - - '
Runyan told how he placed tha ault
raae containing 7.00 of tha stolen
' money in a chiffonier In tha flat up
', town, which had been engaged at her
'Mr. Ooldfogla then said:
f "That woman made pretty nearly all
fend everr valuable aucaeat Ion that came
along, didn't aba, Runyan TV.
i .-' ' '
' Tld you get anybody's asaurance of
T Clemency In the event or your teetlfy
i ing against Mra. Carterr
; ; "No, but I hope to get It."
' "Because I am trying to right a
"What Is your feeling toward Mrs.
"I bear her no 111 will.'
' ! Incendiary Fire at Olmpia. .
. Olympla. Waan.,' Aug. tl. Firs yea
. terday deatrnyed the home and busl
tieaa places of T. J. M'rBratney and hla
eon, Oeorae McBratney, torether with
four valuable horsoa. Involving a total
lose of probably 112,000. with only 11.
toO Insuranne. The orlaln of the fire
is a mystery. Member of the McBrat-
tiey famlllea eutu;ect Incendlaiiea.
BREAK ALL RECORDS
4 Building permits Issued for tha
dv month Just cloalng amounted, to 4)
1,8S0, showing tha largeet 4
4k volume of new construction for 4)
' 4 any August in tha history of tha 4
4k city, and exceeding those of last 4
0 August by nearly( IIfJO.OOO. . ' 4
4t Lent nmniya permlta were -
4 valued at 1702.171. which shows 4)
4 a gain of nearly 1100,00 for the 4
4 month lust coming to a close, V 4)
- A4AAA Pllcsnts to tike their oral azamluatlua
readlag at another Urn.
Two woman claiming tha name child
appeared In the Juvenile court, yeeter
day afternoon before Judge Fraser, upon
whom devolves tha duty of deciding
which of theV women la the mother.
Mrs. Sarah Tomlln. and ; Mrs. Norma
Bowles are tha contending mothers. The
child Is t-year-old William budley Torn
lln. or Or Carlton Livingston Rowloe,
according to the way Judge Fraaer da-,
Tha child la now In the cuatody of the
Boys and Girls' Aid society and will
remain there until a trial la had before
a 'Jury In the circuit court of Mra
Rowlee on the, char-re of encouraging
17-year-old Alice Francis of Bend, Ore
gon, to enter . a disorderly house In
Mra. Tomlln waa the flrat witness
yesterday afternoon. She testified that
the child waa born April ?7, 1905, and
because aha had to work and waa unable
to care for the baby aha determined to
place him somewhere. She met Mra
Rowlee, ahe aaid, who wanted Mra. Tom
lln to give ber the baby and Bay that
Mrs. Rowlee waa Its mother. .-Mra. Tom
lln waote Rowlee a letter Baying that a
baby had been born to Mra. Rowlee and
algned it "Mra. Jonea," the attending
Mra Rowlee denied Mm. TnmlinV
story, claiming the baby aa her own.
Wltnessea were called who testified that
Mra. Rowlee had been tha Inmate of a
dlaorderlv resort In the north end. Mra.
Rowlee denleH this ) Sh. v...
1800 ball to guarantee her appearance
at the trlaL, ., , .. ,, , . , , ,
PURSE SEINE CASE .
- MAY BE CARRIED UP
'. , ; " . '. : ''
(Special DUpttcb te Tae' JoaraaL) , T
Olympla, WaaluAua. II. Attornnv
General J. D. Atklneon has been an-
pealed to to aaaiat a cltlsaa of thl
"t, ho - haa been convicted In tha"
Oregon court of violating tha Oregon
flahlng law. and the attorney general
haa practically decided that If the Ore
gon supreme court, where the caae ia
now pending ;, Sustains the lower court In
thla conviction, the caae will be ap
pealed to the federal court.' -
The trouble aroaa over the tiae of
puae seines at tha mouth of tha Colura
V.'.VJ' ,tB aeinea being prohibited
th of Oregon, but permitted
under the Uw of Washington. The
Oregon authorities arrested a flahermin
who was using puTse seines, and al
though he aet up the defense that when
arrested h waa fishing on the Wash
ington side of tha rlveS he waa never,
theleaa convicted In the Astoria court.
BAD LUCK BATHED
OX THIS THRESHER
-..t!";!. "Patcli te The Joarul.) '
Walla Walla. Wash.. Aug. 11. The
report has reached thla efty of three
acoidenta which happened with a Eu
reka Flat threahlna machine In one day.
"glneer for the threah-
Ing ( outfit of W. N. Schmlt on Eureka
flat, was badly scalded by the breaking
of tha water gauge In the morning and
In trying to turn off tha connectlone
was badly burned about th.
andBhouIdera.. Just before the machine
jhut down at noon Aba O'Donnell, who
n.,' "Peretor lor the aame machine,
haa hla band and forearm badly
mangled, by the self-feeder. About
o clock In the afternoon Joe Wrlaht.
who hauls water for tha machine, while
trying to pass another team on a nar-
rwBi roiiaa over tne embankment
with hla slx-horae team mil
Wrlcht had an arm broken .n'
his horses were Injured so that th
had to be killed. O'Donnell'a arm was
iuiiulaibu sooTfl me eirjow,
JURY FINDS ST.
JOHNS BOYS GUILTY
A Jury In Justice TtM' mnrt'u.
terdav afternoon brought tn & mrAit
of guilty with recommendation for leni
ency in tha caaea against Clyde Kil
kenny, William Moo and John Corby.
The boy were arrested at Bt Johns
on the charge of disturbing revival
meetlnge In Cedar park at that place.
-Judge Reld-took tha matter of tha
penalty under advisement- ftentenre
will be pronounced, Monday,. September
i. 4usuce , rteia win announre hla
decision upon hla return from ReeeM.
i ne cnarge agnlnat Clyde Boyle who
wu uruurni nerore tne court was-die-missed.
He waa arreated on a John
uoe warrant ana waa not tha youth
wanted. 3 . . .
TEACHERS' PLIGHT, DUE )
Olympla. Wash..'AUa. 11 fltsta On
perlntandnnt of Publlo Instruction R. B.
.K?n. "tee that aa a result of the
willful refusal-of-County Muperrtjand
ent B. Rlate of Chelan county to aifemtt
the oral examination In reading at the
recent teechersr examination held In
thla county none of the applicant there
V"" "TMiicaiee rrnnted. Huoorln-
..1. nt BrT' l"pea Attorney-Ueneral
Atkinson win h f,i, 0 anow tl)tnm Bp.
eatabllah a regular - line of ateamera
between Puget aound and the orient,
but I can't aay that the report la cor
rect. We have reached, no decision.
Portland aeema to be ' pretty well
equipped with liner In tha oriental trade
but I auppoae our ateamera would load
.here aa readily as anywhere If the busi
ness oners, in the meantime I will
remain. out hero to look after the steam.
era, and I will devote my time between
r-oruana ana r-uget souna.
Th German steamer Eva, which ar
rived hers thla morning from Japan with
a shipment of 1.100 tons of sulphur eon
signed to Mitsui & Co., la under charter
to the Portland Flouring Mills company
to carry cargo of flour to Vladlvoatok,
Siberia. ' 8ha will begin loading as soon
as the sulphur has been discharged.
Work on tha cargo will be commenced
as soon as a suitable berth haa been
decided upon. In the meantime the
ateamer ridea at anchor In the at ream
below tha old Alblna ferrv courae.
The Eva cam from Japan via San
Francisco, where about half of the orig
inal cargo waa discharged. Captain
Schonbrandt aays the run across the
ocean waa uneventful, but that soma
high seaa were encountered coming up
the ooaat. Captain Kchonbrandt la
making hla flrat vovaga on tha steamer,
but theiva has been here several tlmea,
her lateat visit being last spring,-when
ahe took a cargo of lumber from the
mills of the Portland Lumber company
M. Jubsen. sola owner of tha ateamer.
and hla coualn, F. Jebaen, arrived hers
this morning from Puget sound and are
today looking after their affairs here.
Mr. Jebaen Is said to be one of the
wealthiest German ship owners, the
Eva belna but one of a larea fleet
of big tramps In his own name. Mr. I
Jebaen came out from Bremen oaten
albly to look Into tha proapects of op-
erating soma of his steamers regularly
between the Pacific coaat and tha orl
ant, and It waa said thla morning that
tha Eva- and Tollosan, the latter now
plying between the aound and the ori
ent, will probably remain out here for
"We are not nrenared to dlvuls-a our
plana." aays F.-fJebson, who appears to
be the spokesman, "but will probably do
considerable business out here. The re-
to the effect that we have decided to h!arth l00.-
, . .Aatorla
" AUGUST SHIPMENTS
Large Cargocta of Lumber Set
; Afloat (or Foreign Porta,
Ezporta from Portland during the
month of ' August aggregate a total
value of I36S.925. according to tha
maaifeeta of veaaela cleared through
the customhouse. , Of this amount
1.12 represent the - value of tha
lumber exported while the remaining
$173,787 represent the value of bread-
atuffa and a amall quantity of general-
merchandlae. and machinery.
following are tne cargo cleared
for foreign ports during ths month
now coming to a close: .
August a -Henrlk Ibsen. Nor. a, for
Shanghah lumber. (S8.020 feet. vaJ-
ued at SM59: flour. 2,031 bbla., val
ued at 1104.123. Total, value, U1,02.
August (Mathilda, Nor. aa. for
Fremantle; lumber, 1,629,800 feet, val
ued at S6.7.
Auamat 7 Thvra. Nor. aa. for Han.
kow and way; lumber,' t,14,900 , feot,
valued at 149,424.
- August Nlooraedlaf Qer. as. for
Hongkong and way; flour, 5.010 bbla.,
valued at I21.270; lumber. 178.104 feet,
valued at 17,665. Total value, $77,260.
1 August 14 Maori King. Br. aa for
Shanghai r-lumber, 1, 100,2 8J feet, val
ued at $11,477.
Auguat 14 Lyra. Am. aa. for Pan
ama; lumber, S, $60,680 feet. , valued at
The foreign lumber shlpmenta tr-
arregata a total of 12, 4(3,887 feet, while
the coaatwlse lumber shipments. In
cluding railroad ttlea, aggregate 6,032.-
iv leet, ao tnat in an i7.tv(,os7 raet
were set afloat from Wills.mettA rtvr
mills during the month.
Large qustitttiea of wheat war
shipped to dan Francisco and went to
fill aome of the space devoted to lum
ber when the California market was
booming. ; ' . . " . .
1 TRANSIT SAILS NORTH
Norwegian Collier Will Engage tin
y " ' Coastwise Trade.
The Norwegian steamer Transit Bailed
for Seattle at noon today, - where aha
will deliver th cargo of coal brought
out from Japan. Her charterer, Joseph
K Smith of Victoria. Brltlah Columbia,
was In tha city thla morning and ar
ranged for the disposition of the cargo.
The Transit arrived here yesterday from
Karatsu, but ahould have gone to tha
aound. - . .
"The Transit waa orlelfiallv booked
for Portland." aald Mr. Smith this morn
ing, "but sfter her departure from
Karatsu the Pacific Coaat company de
rided It would rather have the cargo
delivered at Seattle, and so arranged td
nave the orders changed' off tha mouth
of the Columbia. Somehow the captain
did not receive his orders and he pro
ceeded naturally enough to his destina
tion. "The Transit la under time charter to
the British Coast Steajnahln company
of Victoria and will be enraged In the
coastwise trade between Vlolorla and
Mexican norta. touching at poete on the
Pacific that offer freight. We expert
to carry paaaeneera both ways and will
aoon have another ateamer the alse of
the Transit out from Norway to alter
nate on the run. The bosta are remark
ably well equipped for the run. having
splendidly ventilated between-decka for
frtilta and cerlahnble freight Wa ex
pect to carry large quantities of ties
gnmgBouin ana sait and ore coming
- mrla fclaere Das to Arrive. .
City "Of Panama, San Francisco. .Aug. tl
Redondo, Seattle Sept. 1
Arabia, orient . ...... .Sept. 1
O. W. Elder. San Pedro and way. Sept. t
Johan Poulsen, San Franolaoo. . .Sept. t
Alliance. Coo Bay .....Sept. 6
Coata Rica, San Franclacot Sept. I
Breakwater, Coos Bay Sept. 7
Roanoke, San Pedro and way,.. Sept. 1$
R. I). Jnman, San Francisco. ., .Sept. $
Alexia, Oer. as. .... ... ..,...,. .Sept. II
Nlcomedla, orient Oct. 1
Numantla. orient ..Oct. 29
motrular Xdasra to Depart,
Numantla, orient Aug. tl
Alliance. Coos Bay.. Aug. tl
Breakwater. Coos Pay.. .... ( ... .Sept. 1
R. 1. Intnan, San F4mrlaeo. . . .Bept. t
CHy-of Panama, gn Franclacs. .Sept. I
Redondo, Seattlepd way..,....Hnpt. I
O. WAH.Iner, SriIpdro and way. Sept. 6
Costa Rica. San Franclaco. ..,, . .gept,
Johan Poulsen, San Francisco. . .Sept. 10
Roanoke, S.-in Pedro and way.... Sept. II
Arabia, orient Sept. It
Alesla, orient ...Sept. IS
aaoptedla. orient.... Oct 10
- Tassels la Fort,
Tola. Br. sh. .Xlevator 4ook
Americana, Am. sch ., .Vancouver
Gardiner City. Am. bktn Drydock
Alice McDonald. Am; sch. ....... Astorta
Aurelia. Am. aa. WeatDOrt
Col. de Vlllebols Muriel, Fr. bk.. Astoria
Palsy Freeman, Am. ea...Eaat. It West.
Honolpu, Am. sch......... Astoria
R. D. Inman, Am. atr. .... .Oceanic dock
Oliver J. Olaen, Am. ss.. Aatorla
Aaunclon, Am. as ......Portsmouth
Breakwater, Am. str 4. Oak atreet
City of Panama, Am. str. ,Aina worth
J. B. Stetson, Am. atr...... .Alusworth
Eva, German aa. ............... .Stream
Berlin, Am. sh Astoria
Redondo, Am. str Couch street
tnmber Carrlsra Ba Soata.
Thomas I Wand, Am. str. Ban Franclaco
Coaater, Am. str...,, San Francisco
Susie M. Piummer, Am. sch. . .Ouaymas
Wasp, Am. atr....... Ban Franclaco
Iettltla, Am. sch.. ....... Saa Franclaco
Wrestler, Airt.'faknt Saa Pedro
Annie M. Campbell, Am. sch
Glendale. Am. sen. ...... .San Franclaco
Mabel Gale, Am. sch .'San Franclaco
Audy Mahoney, Am. sch... San Franclaco
Caacada, Am. str. ....... .San Franclaco
Salvador, Am. ech. ...... .San Franclaco
W. F. Oar me. Am. sch San Pedro
Virginia, Am. sch Port Los Angeles
Sa Boat With Cement and General,
Buccleuch, Br. ah. ........ ...Hamburg
Brenn, Fr. bk Hull
Europe. Br. bk ...Antwerp
Genevieve Mollnos. Fr. bk.... . .London
Rene Kervller, Fr. sh... Hamburg
Laennec. Fr. sh. ............. .Swansea
Le PUier. Fr. bk... London
UA.a-.htni,. T kb
Samoa, Br. 'bk..'. .' Shields
Thiers, Fr. ah Newcastle, E.
Marechael Turrene, Fr. bk... Hamburg
Villa de Mulhouae, Fr. bk... ..Antwerp
Guethary, Fr. bk. .......... ..Antwerp
Plenrt Lotl. -Fr. bk... ...Antwerp
Walden Abbey, Br. sh ...Antwerp
Glenesslln, Br. sh ........Antwerp
Versailles, Fr. bk Lelth
General de BoUdeffre, Fr. bk.. London
General de Negrler, Fr. bk London
Bayard. Fr. bk ..Antwerp
Villa de Dijon, Fr. bk, ...... ..Antwerp
Alice Marie, Fr. bk .Antwerp
Eugene Rergateaa. Fr. bk. .. .Antwerp
H. Haekfleld. Grj-bk. ........ .Honolulu
Arctic Streamy Bf. sn Rotterdam
Crown of India, 'Br. bk Antwerp
Cornll Bart, Fr. bk...... Antwerp
Julea Gommee, Fr. bk. ... ...Rotterdam
Edward Detallle. Fr. bk.- Antwerp
Helen, Fr. bk.:. .Newcastle, A.
Clavardon, Br., sh ..... .Newcastle, ,Av
Wlllscott, Aid. bk Newcastle, -A.
Port Patrick, Bf sh,..v.. Newcastle, A.
St. Mlrren,Br. sh., Newcastle, A.
Crlllon, Fr. bk Newcastle, A.
Ardencralg. .Br bk ...... .Newcastle, A.
Eugene Schneider, Ft. bk. Newcastle, A.
Buffon, Fr. bk , ... Newcastle, A.
Caatle Rock. Br. ah.. ...... .Sydney, A.
Redhlll, Br. aa... Newcastle, A.
Knight Templar, Br. ss. .Newcastle, A.
Tymerlc, Br. .atr ...Newcastle, A.
Henry Vlllard, Am. str. . . Nawcaatle,- A.
Thordls, Nor. str ..Morovan. Japan
Homeward Bound. Am. bk. Newcastle, A.
. Tramp Bteamera Za Boat.
Else, NCr. ' ss Ban Francisco
African Monarch, Br. as Japan
Jethou, Nor., aa. ........ .Ban Francisco
Inveran, Br. ss. . . . . . .Port Los Angeles
. : Oil Steamers Xraa. . -
Atlas, Am. str ......Ban Francisco
Maverick, Am. ss.....;..San FranolscoJ
Gael, Fr. 'bk Puget Round
Turgot. Fr. bk.... Puget Sound
Mlltonburn, Br. bk.., .. .Santa Rosalia
Dumtlreshlre, Br. ,sh..Port Los Angeles
Sully, Fr,. bk San Franclaco
OLD TIME FIGHT III
FROriT OF PAFITAGES
Drunken Bow Last Night
Eecalls Former Dis- .
graceful Affairs. ;
A sensational actTwltb. a police court
finale, not on tha bill at tha Pantagea
theatre, acctirred In front of tha former
notorious concert hall at 10 o'clock last
night, when Sheriff Robert L.-Stevens
and H. A. McKlnnon. an 18-year-old
drunken' hoodlum, engaged In a des
perate hand to hand fight, whloh was
terminated by ths . arrival of a patrol
wagon load of policemen. As ths re
sult of tha encounter, tha : doughty
sheriff ' la nursing wounds on both
hands, caused by McKlnnon's teeth.
The affair drew a large crowd and
brought back memorise -of the days
whau Pantagea waa tha Orpheum, a
diva wherein gaudily dressed and be
palnted creatures of the- night plied
their viotlme with liquor In tha boxea
and then robbed them. Fights on tha
sidewalk In front Of ths plttce were of
common occurrence then and It waa no
unuauai alght to see a dusen men In
a night thrown through tha front doors
oy nusky piug ugues, niraa as .Bounc
er." . , -
It was shortlr before w o'clock last
night that McKlnnon and! a crowd of
friends went to the playhouse and pur-
cnaaea ucxets tor ins penormanoe.
While at ths box-office McKlnnon is
said to have Insulted the young wo
man who sells tickets and aa be waa
under the Influence of liquor th door
tender put htm out of the house.,
Sheriff Stevena happened along lust
at thla juncture and placed McKlnujn
under arrest. Tha youth refuaed lo
submit quietly and attacked ths peace
officer. A furious fight followed, but
Sheriff Stevena, although armed with
a club, did aot bring tha "billy" Into
play. During the mlxup, McKlnnon
bit tha aherlff on both handa.
A call to headquarters brought ths
patrol wagon and a number of police
men ts the aoens. Sheriff Stevens re
fused to file any charge against the
prisoner snd Captain Slover booked
him for drunkenness. ' Ball of $10 was
morning. Little la known of McKlnnon
will appear In police court Tueaday
morning. Little la know of McKlnnon
except that he oomes from Spokane and
conalders himself quits a fighter.
OLD MAN LOSES.
- FINGERS IN SAW
Astoria, Aug. Jl. Arrived at 1:45; and
left up at 1:20 a. m Steamer City of
Panama, . from Ban Francisco, k Arrived
at 7:20 a. m., Steamer Redondo, from
Seattle. Arrived at 7:10 a. m. : Tug
Dauntless, from San. Francisco.
Han f ranclaco, Aug. si uauea at
p. m. yesterday scnooner Anay xanony,
lor roruanq. Arrivea at e p. 1
or Portland. Arrived at 6
terday. Steamer . Opsta
Aatorla, Aug. II. Arrived down at
12:80 and sailed at 4:60 "p. m., Steamer
Santa Maria. - for Ban Franclaco. -
Aatorla. Aug. tl. Arrived at 10:0 a.
m. steamer Breakwater from Coo Bay;
arrived down at 11 a. m. schooner King
Cyrus; left up at 11:16 a. m. ateamer
City of Panama; arrived at 11:40 a. m.
Steamer Elmore, from Tillamook.
Aatorla, Aug. II. Condition of ths
bar at 8 a. m. smooth; wind east, (
mllea : weather clear. Arrived at noon
American ship Berlin from Nuahagak,
ATdes at Astoria today High, 7:tS a.
m., (.8 feet; 7:08 p. m., 7.8 feet. Low,
1:15 a. m, j.l feet; 1 p. m 8.4 feet. 1
ALONG Ufa WATERFRONT
, . 1 1 .1
The collector of customs has seised
ths gasoline launch Lotue and will hold
the earns until the fine of $500 Imposed
against A. Norman, has been paid or re
mitted. Norman was held responsible
for the collision with the launch Nancy
on Sunday evening, Augut 11. Ths
government Inepectors say ths collector
has the right to aelss the vessel el
though It Is less than of 18 tons bur
den. . .
The steam scnooner -i. o. oieieon.
Captain Bonlfleld. arrived from San
Francisco this morning bringing 600
tone of freight, originally intended for
tha Harrlman steamers. Th freight Is
being discharged at Alnaworth dock
Captain Bonlfleld says ths veasel nn
Into some' very heavy seas coming
north but ths wind was light
Ths steamers Breakwater and City
of Panama and ths steam schooner Re
dondo will arrive tin this evening. Ths
Breakwater comes from Coos Bay, he
City of Panama from San Fraitclsao,
and the Redondo from Seattle.
The Willamette tlron V Steel works
la giving the new Steam schooner Bee a
trial trip thla afternoon. She left the
iron works wharf at t o'clock thla aft
ernoonand will return about 6 if every
thing goes well. A luncheon Is being
served to tha few Invited guests. The
Bee Is owned by J. Lindeman'of Ban
Francisco and la to engage in. ths coast
wise lumber trade. The next steam
schooner to be equipped with machinery
by the Willamette Iron A Steel works
la tha Aberdeen, which will ba down
from one of the Graya harbor yards In
about two Weeks, when thu Bee will be
on her way aouth with her first cargo
of lumber. .
.- Tc-rroristg at Lods,
ijoorsal Bpwinl gervirs.) 1
Lods, Aug. 81. Terrorists killed a
soldier and a policeman who were rid
ing in a streetcar. A passing patrol
fired, missed the assassins, and wouDdod
four pedestrian. -
N V.i "i
(gpecUl Jnspatdi ' f5Xfce JnaraaL) .
Lebanon, Or., Aug. 81. H. Skinner, an
aged mad who Uvea' about 'three miles
south of Lebanon, got his hand caught
In a saw yeaterday and two f lngera were
cut off and a third finger badly cut and
mangled. He and soma other men vers
running a drag saw in ths woods. The
saw become clogged and refuaed to go.
Skinner, thinking tha steam had been
shut off, commenced to loosen the saw.
Aa soon as ths saw waa loose it began
to run snd caught bis Jiand. He waa
brought to Lebanon, where his wounds
were attended to. He is 78 years of
age and ths shock was pretty bard on
him, but ha la resting easy and ths
physician thinks ha will get along well.
KICK SAVED STATE v r
: . (Bpeelal Dispatch te The Josraal.) '
Salem, Or.. Aug.. 81. An answer has
been received by ths state railway com
mission from R. B. Miller, general
freight agent of the Southern Pacific,
on ths matter of reducing the charge on
a ahlpment of lumber from Portland to
ths state fish hatchery at Ontario from
8108.60,10 $188. This shipment was
made June 2e, 1907, and ohargea war
mads at leas than carload rates. On
investigation, by- request of the eom
mlaalon. the company found the ahlp
ment waa entitled to the earload rate,
subject to tha minimum, which Is 40,000
pounds at 84 cants per hundred pounds,
making a total of 118$.
... . . ' j .;;,
(Special Dlthstrk to Th Joornij )
8t. Helens, Or., Aug. II. The follow,
ing teachers received certificate In Co
lumbia county at ths regular teachers'
First grade Ella C. Ketel, Mary N.
Hatfield, Johanna Mngnusen, Lola Perry,
Eyi Burns, Teresa Burns.
Second grade Lillian Duxbury, Flor
ence Williams, Verna Tompkins.
Third grade Anna J. Ketel, Gertrude
Weed, Lena Harding. Charlotte Church,
Nellie Coleman. T;
Five applicants failed. ...
CHINESE T0NG WAR ,
. RAGES IN BAY CITY
(Special Dtapatck to The loortul.) -
San Francisco. AUg, tl. The Chinese
tong war will broaden out from Oakland
to SarA Franclaco. In Oakland last night
Lee Tong, a wealthy merchant, was shot
and fs tally wounded. This morning
Tick Wah, a highbinder, waa shot and
killed In Chinatown. Six arrests were
CASE OF PLAGUE IS : i
FOUND AT HONOLULU
(Journal Special Berries.)
' Honolulu, .tug. 31. A caae of plague
waa reported on the mall ateamer Sierra
which has Just arrived. A member of
the crew Is 111. The cabin nessengers
landed, but sailing will ba delayed.
HARRDIANAHLLGO . i
: ON WITNESS STAND
, . . .
(Journal Special Barries.
New Tork. Aug. 81. Special Attorney
General Kellogg, for the Interstate com
merce commission, announced today
that Harrlman would appear before the
commission Tuesday as a witness In
tha commission's Investigation of how
Harrlman acquired the Alton. t
Tacoma Frls Betr Now. ,
Tacoma, Waah., Aug. 81. Congress
man Cushman ha Vecnlved a message'
from Truman H. Newberry, acting sec
retary of the navy, olearlng up the situ
ation by stating that the vessels-of th
Panlflo fleet will make their headquar
ters while on- the aound at Rremerton,
but will be allowed to visit the harbor
of both Tacoma and Seattle, at the rile-
rUcn of those In charge of ths fleet'
LEFT TEAf.lS U.'ITIED,
THIRTEEU GET I1110BED
Police Orders Regarding Un
hitched Horses Find
Plenty, of. Violators, y
'.' ' , . -v-
1 As ths result b an. order Issued yes
terday by Cjhtefj ' Orltsmacher, calling
upon the members of the polios depart
ment to enforce strictly the ordinance
making It mandatory for drivers to tl
horsss left standing ' on th publlo
streets. It msa were taen Into custody
yesterday and on today. All were re
leased on ball and will appear in the po
lice court Tueaday moruing for trial..
Thoaa arreated were: J. H. McBride
W. Bl Taylor, George La Fountains C.
A. Bergatrom, M. Dautoff, Fred Hobble,
Jo Epstein, Otto Brando. Thomaa Gib
son, U. 8. Roderick, Martin Lyons,
Qeorg Mosler. .
The chief's order, ' which wss oca
stoned by the number of runaway re
oently. is as followsu - t
"Judging from . th many repdrta of
runaway horaea and teaina and the re
sultant Injury to persona and property.
It Is spparent that th patrolmen on
their beata do no. give tne matter of
leaving horaea unhitched th required
attention. You will therefor Inatruct
th officers to atrlotly enforce section
10 of ordinance 14040 relating to this
matter, and which read a aa follows!
" 'No person or persons having or
using any animal, except it ba attached
to a dray or truck, ahall leave such ani
mal without aecurely faatenlng the
aame: and no peraon or peraons having
or uarng any animal or animala attaohed
to a dray or truck ahall leav such ani
mal without flrat securely locking the
wheels of th vehicle to which It shall
be attached. Any peraon violating ths
provisions of this section shall be pun
ished by a fine of not less than $5 nor
FOR FAMILY USE
City , Board Denies Request
of Portland General Elec-
trie Company. -j.
Th Portland GnrI El c trio com
pany gats no nndu favors from th city
water board and thla morning that body
practically refused a request for water
to run ' 17 ' hydraullo elevators for a
period of three months. To slectrlo
company Informed th. board that .Its
leaa on th waterfront In North Port
land would axplr October 1, and that It
would take three monpia to mov th
pmnt w ainoiiier alio. x v aivra v
continue supplying Its patrons up to
October 1 and promises to have the
plant ready to taks them over again In
about three months.
Ths board thought it might not be
able to furnish enough watar during
ths winter except at th Inconvenience
of Ita family patrons and turned down
the proposition. All tha time that will
be given th electrlo company will be
10 days In which to move Ita boilers.
Pipes must be laid while th company
is running Its plant.
The board actea ravoraDiy on tne
new malna for th fir protection of
the north end manufacturing district.
Twenty-Inch mains will be laid on Love
Joy between Flanders and Thurman. A
l$-tnch main will be laid on Stark be
tween Tenth and Fifteenth. . ,
MARK HAnA FORCED
COAL PRICE RAISE
Reading - Company Declares
Republican Boss . Asked
Them to Take Action:
tJonraal Special garrloa.) .
Philadelphia, Aug. 81. Thre Reading
Coal companies today filed answers to
th government suits In federal court
today, asserting that th agreement to
advance lb price of coal In 1800 was
directly due to ths failure of th state
and national governments to snforcs ths
law and protect the coal companies dur
ing ths coal miners' strike.
The agreement also. It is alleged, was
due to persuasions of ths late Marcus
Hanna, who. It la claimed, was anxious
to end th strike on - account of th
pending presidential election, Th
answers set forth that the companies
were forced to make contracta with
the operators but no mention is made of
any subsequent reduction la prices.
- ROASTS THIRD TERM
' - (Special Dispatch te Th Joeraal)
Lewlston. Ida.,. Aug. SL Democrats
of Lewlston, Idaho, have vigorously de
nounced th resolutions adopted by th
governing board of tha Commercial
club Indorsing th right of Theodore
Roosevelt to acoept the candidacy for
a 'third term a president of the United
Staea. Indignation haa run high, re
sulting In a special meeting of th club,
at which these resolutions, atrlklng th
former action from th records, were
"Whereas, At a recent meeting of
this body, a resolution relative to th
candidacy of President Roosevelt for a
third terra was unanimously paaaed; and
"Whereas, That section waa taken
by a mnloiity representation of th
"Whereas. Th ' resolution Is Indig
nantly condemned by members of this
organization, both Democratic and Re
publican, who discountenance it as an
action contrary to th conatltution and
by-laws of this organisation, which Is
essentially non-political, and expres
sive only of th sentiments of a part
of tha membership; now, therefore, be it
"Resolved, That tha resolution re
ferred to be and hereby Is rescinded and
ordered stricken from th minutes of
th iclub, and that th secretary' be or
dered to so notify svery publication to
which a copy of ths resolution, hereby
rescinded, waa sent" .. . ; ,
IN BRIDGE DISASTER
(Journal .Special Servlc.)
Quebec, Aug. 81. Th Phoenix
Brld kb company today announced
that th dead In th Levis disas
ter number tl.
To the Wood.
From th Westminster Qasatt.
In tn night, when delight , ..'
Ia with day fled away. ,
I have dreamed till It aeemed
1 That th night turned to day.
Buch a day golden gay
Made for two me and you. .
Come away. dear, and aay: .
"liar a your dayl XJrsama com trut"
I -1 .' "x la -n
uuvernmem, 01 ..uosnUawner
zegovina Confronted by'
Population Demands "That Reis-p.1-aHema
Receive Religious Invcstl
' ture nd Appointment Bimultan-
, .tfooaal .Spaelal lervle.!
London, Aug. -, tl.-Accordlng to re
liable report from Vienna' a serious
dlsput has arisen between th govern
ment of. Bosnia-Herzegovina and,' ha '
representative of th Mohaineden popu
lation. Th head of th Bosnian Maho
medana, or Rais-ul-TJlsma, waaprlor t '
ths Austro-Hungartaa occupau5lSji.de
pendant of th Shelk-ul-Ialam aisfc.
stantlnopl. In 1878,, after th oocuX
pation, an Austro-Turklsh oonvsntlon. '
was signed at Novl Bexar guaranteeing
th religious freedom of th followers
of th prophet In Bosnla-Hsrsegovlna.
In 1888 their head, or Rela-ul-Ulema.
waa appointed by th Emperor Francis.
Joseph, and was Invested with sanred
authority by Ute Johelk-ul-Islam. Sub
sequently ths Uahomadana bec&me
alarmed, at what they thought antl
Mahomedan tendencies In the Bosnlan
Hersegovinlan government, and tried to
f erauade th government to grant thm
he right .to manage their religious af .
fairs Lhemselvea. .
xaaxida Tjiih d
For several years their demands rei
malned unheeded, but after th preset
tatlon of a memorandum to th Austro
Hungarlan delegations at Budapest last
winter Baron -4Jurian. th Auatro-Hun-garlan
flnaace mlnlater and governor oC .
Boanla-Hersegovlna, received, n deputa
tion of Mahomedan notablea and ar
ranged for a special conference to tak
place between them and th represen
tative of ths government at Sarajevo)
toward th end of Juna After lasting
three weeks th conference ended In
failure, the two partlea having been uq-
abl to agree concerning th procedure
ior in investiiurs 01 in teia-ui-uiema
with sacred authority by ths hik,-ul
Islam. . .
sfahnmdans Insistent. '
Th 'government waa ready te admit
that th Reis-ul-Clema after having
been nominated by tha emperor should
be bound to apply for religious Investi
ture to ths 8helk-ul-Islam but ths Ma
homedans. fearing leat th government
ahould Induce a new Rele-ul-Ulema to
evade this obligation In th hop of de
taching th ktoalan Mahomedana from
Constantinople, insisted that tha re
ligious investiture and ths appointment
by ths emperor should be simultaneous,
ths on being invalid without th other;
Th government declined to assent to ,
this demand bacauae it haa no means
of approaching th Shelk-ul-Islam ex
cept through ths Porta; and, as th
Porta la a political Institution, ita In
tervention In th matter would imply
recognition by Austria-Hungary of aome
indirect political connection between,
th SPort and Bosnla-Hsrssgovlna. , , ;
Xmportaa Sispmty 't .
Th Mussulmans, however.' demand!
binding guarantees that their Rela-ul"
Ulema shall be Invested wltheacred au
thority by the spiritual heaa of Islam,
th Shelk-ul-Ialam,- for without such.
Investiture the Mahomedans of Bosnia- .
Herxerovlns: would be forced Into th
poaltion of schismatics and would ba
Obliged eitner to aoanoon tnair poea
slons and emigrate to Turkey, or to en
danger the safety of tbelr soul a
Mahomedans whoso direct spiritual
chief a are not Invested with sacred au-
tnority oy ma oneiK-ui-isiam oeooms
schiamatlcs. unless th temporal gov
ernment under which they live, prevents
them from emigrating to an ortnooox
Mussulman country. In countries
where religious observance Is lax this
dlsput might not have arisen, but In -Boanla-Hersegovlna,
where ths Mussul
mans are much stricter than at .Con- '
stantlnopls, the dispute la looked vpoa
aa vary Important
, Embarrassing tUvuatloa. . . .
For th government of th occupied
provinces it Is an ambarrassment be
cause much has been done to gain th
goodwill of th Bosnian Mussulmans,
and to acqulrs their support against
the orthodox serbs. who form tna ma
jority of th population, and are always
discontented. - Any circumstance that
tends to cause discontent among th
Musaulmana also Is, therefore, a serious .
matter for th Boanlan-Hersegovinlan
administration, which will be prudent
if It seeks for a compromise sucn as
to satisfy Mahomedan susceptibilities
without raising the danger of allowing
Turkey to revive a political claim to th .
occupied provinces. -
Tha central committee of th Asaocla.
tlon of Berlin .Merchants.-' Tradeamen
and Industrialists has addressed an In
teresting petition to th Prussian mm .
Ister of education praying that th Eng
lish language mav be made an obliga
tory subject In th curriculum of Oym- '
naaia. . 1
Th petitioners stats that ft la utter
ly foreign to their Intention to Join
controversy mat is oeing was
tween Humanists and Realists 1
cuss th question of the advantages er
disadvantages of th education provided
by the Gymnasia. They wish only to
folnt out that at th present time, wnen
he rivalry among nations has assumed
an acute form and demands personall-
t ea who hav not merely enjoyed ex- ,
cellent technical training In a special
branch, It la more than ever necessary
that the organisers and propagandist
of German sconomlo life shall not b
restricted to uniform training. They
point out how Ignorant Germans ar on
the subject of colonial politics and how
exceedingly advantageous would b a
careful atudy of the methods which '
have contributed to spread th Influence
of English spirit and success and of
English Institutions. " '
Lectures on national economy -ai-uer-
man universities constantly oompiatn,
they say. that moat of their hearera are
unacquainted with English, and- are
thus unable to read In th original ths
works of the founders and chief repre
sentatives of scientlflo polltlcBl econ--
omy ana political, law. ti . unn
wishes to emulate England the rising
feneration In Germany must, th pe
Itloners contend, aciiulr th Engllan
language In order Ho become acquainted J
with all th factor which hav con
trlbuted toward .giving England her
preaent predominant position, snd ps
supplied at the outeet wtth all th
weapona and Instrutnente requisite for
engaging-In the foreraoat rank in tne
competition of nations. - J
Th petitioners fuithermoro suggest
the establishment In' Berlin of an t.ns
lish college, which ahall be endowed
with all the rights and privileges ol
a royal gymnaaulm, ' but In which tp .
greater part of Instruction shall M
given in English. ' .
It Is seml-offlclallv announced at
Athena that the Greek government has
sent atrlct orders to the authorities ol
ths provinces on th Turkish frontlet
to arreat everv armea pernon jr im
Intending to coria over Into MSJstdonls
tnr the, mimosa of inlnlng tha Inr
ant hand. The minister of- war K
alan rirnularlsed - the various military"
commanders, ordering them to draw up
lists of the officers under their com
mand who are absent on leav, ao as ta
ascertain If they are taking advantage
of their leav to proceed to Macedonia.
Tha government la flrmly determined to
ensure tht there shall be no renewal el
the complaints recently made with re
gard to insufficient policing of tha fron,
tier and the support given to Macedon
ian bands by private parsons..