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THE TW10E-A-WEEK GUARD
EUOENE, OREGON, THURSDAY EVENING, MARCH 23, 1911
PRESIDENT TAFT REASSURES JAPS
Washington, March 22. President Taft invited Baron
Uchida, Japanese ambassador, to a conference at the White
House this afternoon. The president '; object in doing this was
to personally sot at rest various irresponsible stories published
to the effect that the army maneuvers in Texas and California
were in a way directod toward Japan.
President Taft has been greatly annoyed by persistent re
ports that Japan had negotiated a secret agreement with
Moxico for the coaling station on the Pacific coast, that the
United States was menacing Mexico as a protest. Denials from
the Japanese embassy and from the ambassador himself as to
th coaling station story, as well as denials from the state depart
ment here as to any connection of Japan with the maneuvers,
have failed to stop these reports, which the president regards
At their meeting President Taft told Ambassador Uchida
that the reports were scarcely worth denying, Lut he desired to
set them at rest for all time. He asked Baron Uchida jo com
municate his views directly to the emperor of Japan.
dent Tuft and his cabinet met today
for the first time In more than two
weeks, and the Mexican situation
was dlactiaaed briefly
was expresed In ndmlnistration <tr
cleg that conditions in Mexico will
Improve speedily. The Washington
government la cnxlotis that th* two
factions In Mexico get together anti
Intense dlssppotnment la expressed
here over the ta< t that Finance .Min
ister 1.1 in a n t o it r has wen fit to seek
a peace agreement by holding th«-
United States up as a sort of buga
boo, and making statement« to the
effect that this government la await
ing an opportunity to get Into Mexl-
there need no longer he any doubt.
It was said by administration offi-
rials, regarding the president's
Taft has announced that ho
do all possible to maintain friendly
relations with Mexico and the Pni-
t>-d State« has no intention to Inter
fere In the Internal affairs of that
country, and the president will not
r«'comn»end any interference to con-
gti'H.», unless the circumstances per
mit no other possible course.
American troops were wnt to the
Mexican border on the strength of
reports that conditions in Mexico ap
proached chaos and that at any time
American llv«*s might lie Jeopnrdiz«*d.
There will l>o no move toward the
Mexican border unless outrages are
so flagrant as to call for the presence
The of a protecting power occur. Even
then, (lie pr«*H|dent would sot think
of acting withoiu the consent
Galveston Is the American Naval Headquarters
In Big War Game Along the Borders of Mexico
Chicago, March 22.—The indicted Chicago packers lost the
light against going to trial on indictments secured by the gov-
ernment several months ago when Judge Carpenter, in the Unit
ed States district court, today overruled their demurrer to the
charges and held that the immunity granted by Judge Humph
rey, of the federal court, in 1906 did not apply to the present
charges, which he held were based on evidence not included in
the Humphrey decision.
The indicted packers are: Louis F. Swift, Edward F. Swift,
Francis A. Fowler and Charles H. Swift of Swift & Co.. Edward
Tilden, president of the National Packing company; J. Ogden
Armour, Arthur Meeker, Thomas J. Connors of Armour & Co.,
Edward Morris, Louis Heyman of Morris & Co. The National
Packing company is the chief object of the government’s at
tack, and the indicted men are directors or otherwise interested
in the company, which was organized in 1903 with a capital of
fifteen million dollars.
BETTER STEAMER BIG SAW MILLS ON
OF S. P. CO
F. J. Monroe. President of Club, Will Saw Hundreds of Million
Makes Arrangements for
Feet of Timber in Burned »
F. J. Monroe, president of the
To cut the logs into lumber on the
Florence Commercial club, is in Eu Siuslaw river and ship the finished
gene on his way home from a busi product by water is said to be the
ness trip to Portland. He had been solution of the problem of what to
in that city to arrange to secure a tlo with the burned timber along
steamer to ply between Yaquina and Lake creek and the Siuslaw river,
Coos Bay. touching at Florence both owned by the Southern Pacific com
ways, and has been
success pany, Starret & Hovey and other
ful, being practically assured by the
During the earlier stages nt least of the maneuvers being conducted Just outside th«* borders of the Mexican re . owner of a fine vessel that such a large timber concerns.
The Guard has learned from a re
public by th«* American army atxl navy Galveston «411 lie the headquarters of Rear Admiral Sidney A. Staunton, j service will soon be inaugurated. The liable source that this is the plan
commanding the luittieships, cruisers and torpedo lx»ats that will constitute Uncle Sam’s tl<>till;r. Since its narrow
, vessel in question has a capacity of of the railroad company and the
escape from obliteration in 1!*»> the Texan city has been rebuilt on a * ale never before iittemptal by its residents,
250 passengers. It is planned to make other owners of large tracts of tim
• nd its Importance on th«» maritime trad«1 of the gul, of Mexico has been emphasized. A u«w and powerfn! .«ea wall I the trip to Florence from Yaquina ber in the districts over which the
every other day, thus giving the peo terrible forest fires swept last sum
lias been constructed to prevent a repetition of the tidal disaster of tcu and one half veins ago.
ple of the Siuslaw city and surround mer. The timber must be used with
ing country a valuable service. At in two or three years after being
present the only craft that makes burned or it will be useless, and in
that port is the Anvil, and it runs order to save the hundreds of mil
only once in ten days. The owners. lion feet it will be necessary to erect
Mr. Monroe says, are contemplating several large mills and keep them
shortening the service to half that going constantly until aJl of this
time, but still this will not be satis burned timber is sawed up.
factory. and the people down there
Railway Scheme Abandoned.
are determined to have a vessel of
The Southern Pacific company
has been contemplating building a
Mr. Monroe is enthusiastic over the railway to the Siuslaw over which
splendid results obtained from the to haul the lumber from this burn-!
building of the Jetty at the mouth of ed timber, the plan being to estab
Only $60,000 of the lish millB on the land, but the plan
Tito Portland railway officials nre
Bttrr McIntosh, founder of the
$300,000 or more available has been is now, according to the Guard s in
receiving reports front every town Burr-McIntosh magazine, who won
expended, yet the water on the bar formant, to erect mills at tidewater,
on their lines In On-gon as to the renown In the Spanish-American war
has deepened wonderfully and there flcat the logs down Lake creek and
number of colonists arriving at. dif when as correspondent for the New
is now a maximum depth of 13 feet, the Siuslaw, cut them up there and
ferent points. Eugene seems to be York Herald ho got the first plc-
enough water to float any of the ship them to market in ocean ves-
well up nntong the top-notchers, tures and account of the battle' of
coastwise vessels that ply on the Pa seis.
judging from tho report sent by 1». San Juan hill before the public, is
C Freeman, manager of the promo in Portland ami says in his opinion
Big Mill Near Florence.
In speaking of the new steamer
It is said that Starret & Hovey
tion department of this city. The the United States will be Involved
service which is to be inaugurated will begin the erection of a huge
Oregonian this morning says:
in war with Japan in a very short
The first order for roses to be
Salem. Or.. March 22.—Homer
"D. ('. Freeman, manager of tho time, and that the first effect will
Roseburg, Or., March 22.—Sus : soon, Mr. Monroe said that it will be mill near Florence and that the
Eugene Commercial club, writes the lie that th«- Japanese will take pos planted on Eugene's rose day. which Davenport, the cartoonist, today fil pected of the fiendish murder of Bar- the means of bringing many more Southern Pacific company has made
colonist rates arc bringing from 61» session of the Pacific coast states will come this year on March 31, has ed suit for divorce from Mrs. Daisy . bara Holtzman, aged five years, in people to Florence. At present it is arrangements with this firm to saw
to 100 visitors a day to that city nndi and hold them for an Indlfinlte pe been sent by Manager Freeman, of Davenport, whom he married at Sil , Portland last Tuesday, a man giving very hard for them to reach that its logs in addition to the 100,000,-
the promotion department of the verton, Oregon, in 1903. Davenport the name of F. P. Bain was arrested city, it being necessary to make a 000 feet or more that Starret & Ho
than many others stop In tho various! riod.
Commercial club, and the plants are alleges cruel and inhuman treatment.
hard trip on the stage ftom Eugene
smaller towns of Lane county. All
T have been making a very care expected here Inside of a week. The Four children were the issue of the by Deputy Sheriff Sam W. Starmer and then not get there until the next vey own in the burned territory. Mr.
Starret. a member of the firm. h33
who have been questioned reporti ful study of the Japanese situation."
and Ralph Quine yesterday afternoon
Mrs. Davenport's friends | as he was walking to Roseburg from day after the trip is started. The been in the Siuslaw country for some
having bean attracted by the pub said Mr. McIntosh this morning, ordinary varieties will cost 15 cents marriage.
time past arranging to begin work
llcltv given that section by the local "and I was told by officers high in
Coos county. The arrest took place
A decree of separation was granted beyond Olalla. about 17 miles south trains at Yaquina bay and make the on the big plant, it is said. The firm
commercial body, the Oregon Devel-| the navi that the Washington gov number of people ordered, and which
has a great log boom with a capacity
west of tills city, whither Starmer
opniont body and th«' railroads.
ernment lias known for some months
"Efforts arc being mado to obtain past there is a force of 60,000 Jap come at 22 cents each. The following ago.
went in a buggy to meet the travel hours. Especially in the summer of 60,000,000 feet, opposite South
slough on the Siuslaw. and this will
er. Bain will be placed in the county
the names ami address«' of all ar anese In Oregon. Washington and
rivals nt Eugene for tho purpose of I California, all with rifles and aui- the people for which they will have
jail in Roseburg this evening, await to Florence, as hundreds of people be used to hold the logs that this
firm and the Southern Pacific will
ing the arrival of an officer from
entertaining them at a mammoth iniinltlon and equipment, and I all
Brown. Empress of China. Marie
Portland to take him to that city. vantage of the rates on the steamer float down stream to the mills.
newcomer«' picnic to be held later in with military training. These men,
Permit From Government
He denies any knowledge of the ter
tho year. The ladies' auxiliary of riow working as laborers and ser-
The railroad company is said to
the Eugene Commercial club has vants. are ready to take up arms in Cherokee. Safrano, Mildred
Hermosilla. Mex., March 22 ♦ rible crime.
have received a permit from the gov
Bain seems tq tally with the des-
been active and lias established
a a day's notice. Their first acts will
of Edinborough, Her Majesty, ♦ —This town is safe. The ♦
ernment to cut the timber on these
system of «ailing upon the families Ire to blow up the passes between Duke of Honor, Madame Jean Du- ♦ rebels have withdrawn and ♦ cription of the murderer given by
lands, which are in the territory
of recent arrivals. I.atid buyers ar«« the Pacific states and the east thus Maid Meteor, Rainbow, Mrs. John ♦ the federal soldiers sent to ♦ the landlady of the lodging house
that is in dispute, much of It hav
prominent among th«' visitors and «oittlng off all communication by Puy, Cecil Bruner. Bell Siebrecht. ♦ La Conorado have returned, ♦ where the child was killed.
ing been filed upon by hundred« of
local real estate men arc busy point rail.
Then, with the fleet of 2,10 Kate Moulton, LeMarque, Crimson ♦ the rebels having abandoned ♦ land detectives learned that the sus
left Portland on Have Been Away Four Months people who are endeavoring to in
ing out to them available tracts
It merchant vessels and men of war Rambler, American
Paul ♦ that point before the feder
duce the government to force the
steamer Breakwater, bound for
the communication that Japan has been collecting for Neyron a.'d others. Of these about ♦ ala arrived there.
and Have Taken in All
company to sell at 12.50 an acre.
Marshfield, Bain is reported to have
says, to determine hoW man will re two years past. sh«‘ can land 20.000 100 plants l.ave been ordered besides
Parts of Country
If this story is true, it would ap
landed front the Breakwater when
main. Several hundred families will mon hero within 30 days. There ere many others.
the steamer touched at Marshfield
Mr and Mrs. L. N. Roney arrived pear that the Southern Pacific com
he sdde«l to the population of Lane There are 10,001» Japanese In Seat-
In no cast* will the promotion de-
last Thursday. From that city
§ he is home this morning from their trip pany wflt not build the railroad
county as a result of the reduced tie alone, and this force could easily partment guarantee that the price
said to have walked to Bandon, prob- through the east and south, having I rom Junction City or from Eugene
tak«> the Puget sound country."
will be 15 cents except for those or-
|ably to board another steamer in the been gone over four months. 1 he for a Ion" time to come, if ever.
"Mr. Freeman, however.
Mr. McIntosh intimated that the dered off his list.
[fear that the Coos Bay steamer trip in the main was very enjoyable,
out that the personal inquiries of excuse Japan will make to bring on
Extensive arrangements will soon
| would be searched for him upon the although marred somewhat by sick-
office trouble with the United States will begin for proper excursions on rose
vessel's arrival in San Francisco.
nes among Mr. Roney's relatives.
throughout th«' year are from one to lie her insistence that the Panama planting day. Last year the day was
Falling for some unknown reason Two of his aged sisters were very ill
ten daily and he expresses tho bellei canal I»«' not fortified and that she marred by a rainstorm, but this year
that the Important'«' of caring for the Ito allowed certain rights In the can- It Is hoped that old Jupiter Plttvius
New York. March 22. Dr. Booker to take a steamer at Bandon, the at the same time he was visiting
suspected man turned his face east- them. Mr. and Mrs. Roney took in
people who com«' in nt other times al. Journal.
will be good and that the exercises T. Washington, the negro educator, ward and started to walk toward
the Mardi Gras while in New Orleans
of the year should not l»e overlooked
whose alleged assailant of last Sun
can be held in the open air.
in the engerness to attract colonists.
day night, Albert Ulrich, was held I Roseburg. Sheriff W. W. Gage, of and enjoyed the sights of ail the
The Booth-Kelly Lumber company
"In tho anniversary number of the
yesterday for trial on an assault Coos county, who had kept trace of principal centers of interest through
Oregonian." ho concludes, the Eu
charge. Is still at the Hotel Manhat Bain ever since his landing at out the east and south, coming home is advertising for bids to build three
tan and recovering rapidly from the Marshfield, sent word on to Rose- by way of southern California, miles more of logging railroad. Thia
gene Commercial club placed a hall
burg of the man's Journey this way. where there was lots of rain all dur line will extend up one of the can
effects of the injuries received.
The Greeks, who have been cm-|
page advertisement, which has been
yons from the company’s main log-
Washington was gratified today to At 10 o'clock yesterday morning the ing their stay there.
very useful and which has dlri < ted ployed on the gas ditches here for
Mr. Roney is suffering from cold ( ging line, which runs seven miles be-
receive a letter from President Taft sheriff's office was notified that Bain
a large number of people to come the past ten months and who have
The company al
in tho president's handwriting, in' had passed Camas Valley, and Dep which he caught while in New Or ' yond Wendling.
here this spring."
been discharged by the company be
which he expressed sympathy for and I uty Sheriff Starmer immediately leans several weeks ago and isjhav- ready has three miles of branch roads
cause a number of people complain
Winnipeg. March 22.- A party of confidence in Washington's integrity. drove out in a buggy to aprehend ing a hard time to get rid of it. They running up different canyons and
ed that the Greeks were guilty of I
him. accompanied by a son of Sher are glad to get back and their many with this additional three miles it
negroes, with seven carloads of
petty thefts, wish to state that if It
friends are glad to welcome them will make 13 miles of first-class log
ging railways that they operate in
Tacoma, March Q 22.
The anti can be proved that they are the rived at Emerson. Manitoba, today
guilty ones they will give $500 to
that vicinity. Heretofore the com
treating ordinance passed
tho mu the person so proving Among the and passed an examination is to their
La Grande has Just completed an pany has done the grading for these
nicipal commission In l»<* ember nml
At the Hoffman House, in Eugene,
Greeks employed here are a number fitness for becoming residents of
it is an up- roads itself, but the engineer has
referred to the voters earjlcd yestei of steady and honest men and those Canada. A number were rejected for
Pekin. March 22 -Tho rumors that Tuesday evening. March 21, 1911, $85,000 high school,
day hy a majority of 881», with two
Tobias Littrell and Miss Leia P. Ir to-date building with laboratories, concluded to secure bids on this new
hr- .» been employed hero for a long
win. both of Marcóla, Rev. li. 8. assembly hall, gymnasium and other piece of work to see if it can be done
precincts to hear front. Tho ordin
at time are naturally resenting the im- are being carefully noted by officials t'hina, was murdered nre unfound Wilkinson officiating.
• any cheaper that way.
ance goes into effect tomorrow
Jputatiou that they aro thieves.
ON COAST READY
Manager Freeman Reports 60 Burr McIntosh. Magazine Own
to 100 Each Day—Big Pic
er, Promulgates War
nic for New Arrivals
OF LITTLE GIRL
First Order Goes Out to Grow Homer Davenport Begins Ac Man Giving Name of Bain Ta!
ers and Plants Will Be
tion in Salem. Oregon,
lies With Description
Here Very Soon
MR. AND MRS. L. N. RONEY
HOME FROM LONG TRIP
IN NEGRO LEADER
TO BUILD THREE MILES
MORE LOGGING RAILROAD
GREEKS DEFY ANY ONE
TO PROVE THEIR GUILT NEGROES ADMITTED
TREATING IN TACOMA