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Mile* Say* Disclosure* A re
Not New to Him.
Kansas City, June 6.— General Nel
to address the State uni
versity stuudenta, said tonight:
"T h e
packing bouse products now be
ing exploited are no news to me.
knew it seven year* ago.
I told what
I knew then.
time thousands of
•W im o f tho L o t* Important but live* would have been saved.
N ot Lota Interesting Events
o f tho Pott Wook.
adulteration of food product* ia the co
Portland, Juno 5.— W ith only about
one-half of the ballot« counted, Bourne
boo e email load over Gearin for ten
I d tho Firtt district Hawley appa-
reatly haa a big lead over Galloway.
K ill* alao ha* the beat of the fight in
the Second diatrict.
A fa ll count w ill be neceeaary to de
cide tho race between Chamberlain and
Wltbycombe, although the former ia
about 60 vote* ahead now.
Apparently woman «uilrage haa been
soldiers lost their lives because of adul
lossal crime of the times.
" I believe that 3,000 United States
terated, impure, poisonous meat. There
i* no way ol eetimiting the number of
eating impure food.
was ruined by
I know only of its
harvest among the soldiers and can
only guess how many lives it has cost
“ I have a barrel of testimony on tbe
subject in tbe way of affidavit* that I
collected when I made my investiga
tion seven years ago. The investigat
ing committee closed the case and re
fused to hear tbe 200 witnesses whom I
bad ready. At that time I could have
The Kuaalan parliament la ruahing a secured the testimony of 100,000 men
that the canned beef sold to the army
b ill to abollab the death penalty.
was impure, adulterated and unwhole
Packer* deny the
agalnat them and any they did not get
W A T E R D E L A Y S T R A F F IC .
Further trouble haa occurred between
atriking miner* and guards at Steuben
IN THE NATIONAL HALLS OF CONGRESS
Heavy Rainfall in Eastern O regon and
Washington Destroyed C ro p *.
son A . M il's , who ia here on his way
NEWS OFTHE WEEK
L O S S W IL L BE H E A V Y .
B A D B E E F 8 L E W S O L D IE R S .
T I» Estacada News
Cloudbursts on the Columbia Play
Havoc with O . R. & N. Tracks.
Bear Adm iral Schley may be ap
Tbe Dalles, Or., June 4.— As tbe re
pointed United Statee Senator from
Maryland to aucceed the late Senator sult of a series of heavy rains yesterday
afternoon, culminating in a severe
Neither houae of congress is likely to cloudburst at one point, three bad land
accept the report on the rate bill ami slides have occured on the O. R. & N.
It w ill in that case be sent back to con
roadway in consequence of which there
is another blcrkade of traffic, although
the story of the passing of Robert
Adams, Jr., late a congressman from
the 8ecind Pennsylvania district, from
tbe scenes of a busy, active life.
Following tbe reading of tbe letter,
Morrell presented a resolution direct
ing the sergeant-at-arms to make the
necessary arrangements for the funeral,
expense* to be paid out of the contin
gent fund of the house, and then, as a
further mark of respect, tbe house ad
Washington. June 4.— The senate ad journed.
journed today immediately upon re
Washington, June 1. — The senate
ceiving the announcement of Benator
Gorman’ s death. No business what committee on privileges and elections
ever was transacted, even the reading today voted that Smoot, of Utah, was
of the journal being dispensed with. not entitled to his seat. The report of
There was an unusual number of sen tbe committee will be ready for the
ators present, and ail were impressed senate next Friday.
by tbe rolmenity of the occasion.
Thursday, May 31.
propriate resolutions were adopted and
Washington, May 31.— The Senate
a committee to attend the funeral waB
appointed, as follows:
Kayner, A lli today passed the Knox immunity bill
son, Morgan, Hale, Aldrich, Teller, and the omnibus lighthouse bill, and
Gallinger, Elkina, Martin, Tillman, with practically no debate passed the
Clay, hpooner, Kean, Bailey, Black m ilitary academy bill, and was only
burn, Clark, of Montana, and Overman prevented from passing the employers'
After the senate adjourned tbe desk liability bill by a motion at 2 p. m. to
and chair formerly occupied by Senator go into executive session.
Gorman were draped in black, in ac
Washington, May 31. — The Demo
cordance with tbe custom in such cases.
Tbe houae also appointed a committee crats of the bouse resumed their fili
bustering tactics today, and demanded
to attend the funeral.
The house adjourned when the an roll calls on every possible parliamen
nouncement of the death of Mr. Gor tary point. Notwithstanding these te
dious delays, the house passed the dip
man was made.
The house passed a bill creating a lomatic and consular appropriation
United States District court for China bill, carrying an appropriation of $2,-
A number of amendments
The judge is to receive an appointment 734,869.
for 16 years at a salary of $8,000 and were adopted, chief among which were
expenses when on circuit. The district changing the salary of ambassador to
attorney is to receive $4,000 and ex Japan from $17,600 to $12.000, and
penses and the marshal $3,000 and ex fixing the salaries of the ministers to
Belgium (John Barrett), The Nether
lands and Luxemburg at $10,000 per
year, instead of $12,000, as fixed by
Saturday, June 2.
Washington, June 2.— The greater the b ill when originally reported.
Tbe legislative, executive and judi
part of the day was spent by the senate
in discussing the resolution directing cial appropriation bill and the post-
tbe purchase of Panama canal supplies office appropriation bill were sent to
in America, unless the price was extor conference.
Monday, June 4.
Washington, June 4. — Arthur Pue
Gorman, United State* senator from
Maryland, died suddenly at bia resi
dence in this city at 9 :06 o’clock this
morning. While Senator Gorman had
been ill for many months, he had
shown some improvement lately. Heart
trouble was the immediate cause of
A severe wind storm which swept
a large force has been sent to the scene
over Oklahoma and part« of Indian
Territory did great damage to liveetock of disaster, and hopes are entertained tionate and unreasonable.
M allory’ s
th it the tracks will be cleared today.
motion to strike out the word “ extor
Pendleton, Or., June 1. — Umatilla
county baa lost by a conservative esti
mate at hart $1,600,000 by reason of
tbe flood. It is impossible to give de
tailed figure*, for the waters in McKay
creek aud Bitch creek, in the Milton
country, at Weston and fbe Umatilla
river are raging, and tbe fields are still
flooded and out of sight.
I and, however, as the water recedes
are left fields of alfalfa coated thick^and
weighted down with slime and silt. It
is a worthless waste, and must not
only be cut down but taken from the
fields before other crops can be grown
Practically all ol tbe alfalfa crops of
McKay creek are ruined. The terri
tory varies from 100 feet to a quarter of
a mile in width and is from 16 to 20
miles in length. A ll of the bridges are
out, the water, though falling, ia still
raging and no definite information (
be S *cu red.
At West in the town was damaged to
tbe extent of $6,000 and the same
amount was lost in tbe immediate vi
cinity. In 54 hours 6 ^ inches of rain
fell, while on Weston mountain tbe
fall was from 9 to 10 inches. Four
out of seven bridges are washed out
and three small store buildings were
washed into tbe river.
Tbe greatest damage, peihaps, ia due
to stock losses in tbe mountain ranges
Thousands of sheep had just been
sheared and were unprotected.
storm swept into the mountains with
an advance guard of cold fog, followed
by heavy rain and snow. In the face
of this blizzard the holders in many
instances deserted their flicks, leaving
2,000 and 3,000 head to their fate.
Reports beginning to come in telj of
disaster, though everything is unau
tbentic us yet. Hemphill lost his en
tire band of 3,000 sheep. J. E. Bmith
lost 1,000 and Gus Lafontaine 1,000
Douglas Belt’s herder left 3,000 to take
car of themselves.
A t Milton the loss will reach into
The orchards are
Hooded and tbe fruit trees covered with
mud and slime. The alfalfa fields are
masses of sediment, as are the straw
berries, but the latter will not all be
lost. It is hard to put an estimate on
Milton’ s damage, because many of the
fields will be saved. The estimate of
damage is made by those who are fa
miliar with the country and who know
tbe area and the value of the crept. No
actual figures are aa yet forthcoming.
In Pendleton the loss will be great
on acount of the stocks of merchandise
flooded in tbe cellars, and the broker
levee and consequent flooding of hornet
A conservative estimate of the damage
here ¡ b $50,000.
Tuesday, May 29.
Washington, May 29 — Senator Per
Two of the slides took place between tionate’ ’ was lost, 39 to 19. Carmack
Mexican troops hurried to the scene
kins made an effort in the senate today
of the riots at Cananea have restored Quinn and Blalock, and are each fully sought to lim it the government’ s action to secure a subsidy of $217,000 a year
In the fighting SO Mexicans 300 feet wide, with from one to seven to a preference for goods of home man in addition to the amount now paid to
ufacture, other conditions being equal
and five Americans were k llU d .
feet of debris deposited on the tracks It was lost, 39 to 17.
Bscon wanted the Oceanic Steamship company, ply
In his message to congress dealing The worst slide, however, occured at
no higher prices paid for American ing between San Francisco and Austra
lia. The sum is tbe same as carried
with the N eill and Reynolds report on
point three miles east of Blalock, where goods than the American manufacturer tor that company by the shipping bill,
packing bouse conditions, President
a heavy cloudnnrst came duwn tbe charged abroad for tbe same article
which passed the senate early in the
Rioeevelt teoomme ds drastic action.
canyon and carried out three bents of This went down, 37 to 16. Culberson session, and when Patterson asked Per
Senator Burton has banded bis resig the railroad bridge, cutting out a ditch wanted goods purchasid in tbe cheapest
markets; lost, 38 to 18.
An amend kins why he did not wait for the pass
nation to Governor Hoc1, who has ap 36 feet in width and 18 feet deep.
iting tbe age of tbe shipping bill, the latter re
pointed Foster Dwight Coburn, secre
A force of 260 men was sent out from
plied that “ hope deferred maketh the
tary ol the Kansas board of agriculture. this place in response to tbe demands purchase to the lowist responsible bid
The amendment was de
of the situation along the main lines,
The statehood fight will be resumed
dared out of order on a point raised by-
Walla Walla, Wash., June 1.— After
while 60 additional men were dispatch
in the senate.
four, days and nights of drenching
ed to the Colombia Southern line at
Walla Walla and the surrounding coun-
Washington, June 2. — What might
The elevator trust haa admitted vio Biggs, where steady showers have pre
Washington, May 29.— During the try are gradually recoveiing from the
lating the law.
vailed all day, delaying the trains, but have been a serious parliamentary snarl consideration of tbe diplomatic and
unequaled torrents of water poured in
was dextrously avoided by Speaker
consular bill today in the house, an in to the river and streams and submerg
The Smoot case may be shelved until causing no washouts of the tracks.
8 1 far as known there were no fa Cannon late this afternoon in tbe house teresting debate was had on the amend
the next session of congress.
ing the fields. The big plants depend
of representatives, when Murphy, of
ment proposed by Longworth, of Ohio, ent upon the electric power company
Missouri, rose to present wbat be de
Losers in San Francisco may sue the
to appropriate $1,000,000 for tbe ac are still out of business, but there is
nominated a privileged resolution. The quisition in foreign capitals of proper
Traders’ Insurance company.
T O P R O T E C T N IA G A R A F A L L S .
conference reports on the rate and the sites and buildings for the embassies hope now that within ten days the
Eleven persons were killed in
power will be supplied.
statehood bills had been made and or
and legations of the United States f >r
train wrick near Providence, R. I.
The damage done by the high water
House Committee Regards Jurisdic dered printed, when tbe Missouri con the residence of ambassadors and min
has been immense, but the reports
The Northern Pacific is to put on
gressman presented a resolution re
tion o f U. S. Unquestionable.
¡Bters to foreign countries.
coming in today show that the greater
two new trains between Chicago and
scinding the action of the house send
Longworth, in urging his amend
Washington, June 6. — Chairman
ing the statehood b ill to conference and ment, which went out on a point of actual loss will fall upon tbe farmers
Burton, of the house rivers and harbor providing for a vote on the senate
and tbe fruitgrowers.
The German Butchers’ association
order, insisted that, by providing resi estimate of the damage done to crops
baa pe.ltioned fir the exclusion of all committee, has submitted a report amendments.
dences for our ambassadors the question places the loss at 0250,000. This is
Payne, of New York, leader of tbe
upon the bill to protect Niagara falls.
American canned meats.
of rent would be eliminated, lie said not an exaggeration, as from all parte
majority, instantly made the point
that was now tbe largest necessary ex of the county come reports of bridge«
Martial law haa been proclaimed at
that the resolution was not privileged.
“ The committee regards the jurisdic The speaker, with smiling face, held pense. W ith a residence provided by swept away, houses inundated and
Cananea, Mexico, where rioting by
striking native miners haa occurred
tion of the United States over Niagara that the resolution was not privileged, the government, a man of moderate crops destroyed
means could live in a dignified way on
A man who cloaeely reeemhle* the river as unquestionable, because it is a as the pipers in the case Were with his salary.
Trial is Postponed.
one who threw the bomb at King A l navigable stream in tbe greater part of
fonso haa committed suicide in Madrid. ts length.’ ’ The bill authorises:
Caldwell, Idaho, Jnne 1.— When the
Will Need M ore Money.
The Englishman has been released, as
Tbe issuance of permits to individu
Washington, May 30.— Wbat mem cases of Charles H. Moyer, W illiam D.
Washington, June 1.— The senate to
he was in no way connected with the als, companies nr corporations already
of the house committee on appro Haywood and George A. Pettibone,
using water to the extent to which day passed the bill regulating the lia priations regard as an absolute disre charged with the murder of former
bility of railroad companies for injury
water! s now being used.
gard of the law authorising the con Governor Frank Steunenberg, came up
Governor Kibbey, of Arisons, has
Tbe issuance of further permits both to employes, but Daniels gave noice of struction of tbe new building for the in the district court yesterday, counse
issued a statement warning all Amerl
a motion to reconsider, which, if it pre
cans from crossing the Mexican line for the diversion of water on the side vails, w ill hav* the effect of again department of agriculture is revealed in for the prosecution, acting upon tbe
while the present trouble continues at of the United States and for the trans bringing the question before the senate tbe hearings before that committee on suggestion made on Tuesday by Presid
Sweden and Norway have mission of electricity created by water for consideration.
the sundry civil appropriation bill. In ing Judge Frank Smith, filed a formal
motion for a continuance on the ground
each negotiated a loan of $16,000.000 power from tbe Canadian side; this,
The remaining time of the opening 1903 congress appropriated $1,600,000 that the habeas corpus proceedings in
liowever, in all cases, with the limits
Confereea on the rate bill
have tion that such permits shall not impair session was devoted to a speech by
understanding that this was for the stituted in the Federal courts in behalf
agreed on almost all points.
the scenic grandeur of Niagara falls, Morgan in support of the assertion of erection of a complete building for the of the defendants are still pending and
American control in the Isle ol Pines,
serve as a bar to further proceedings in
Patterson haa been nominated for the navigability of the river or its in
and to a discussion of the resolution accommodation of the entire depart the state court until a decision shall
tegrity as a boundary stream.
governor by Tenneaeee Democrats.
A ll permits to be granted under the prescribing a policy for the govern
It was with some astonishment that have been rendered by tbe Federal Su
A new schedule on lumber haa been
bill are revocable within three years by ment in the purchase of supplies for the members learned last week that preme court. Judge Bmith granted the
made Northwest lumbermen by the
the secretary of war and shall in any the Panama canal. Stone opposed the
somebody” had ordered tbe construc motion, and exceptions were entered by
event terminate at the expiration of amendment as useless, and attacked the tion of two wings of what may be some the defense and allowed.
It is not
General Greeley advocates the erec three years.
president as weak and wavering in pol
likely that the case can lie taken up
tion in Han Francisco of barracks caps
icy. Alter a protracted executive ser- day a completed building and that the again before December.
ble of housing 60,000 refugees.
sion the senate adjourned until tomor two wings have practically exhausted
Reform s in Turkey.
tbe $1,600,000 appropr'ated for a com
The California legislature has con
plete structure. The
Favors American System.
Washington, June 6.— Some commer
vened in extra session to give relief to cial reforms In Turkey are reported by
Washington, June 1.— A blackdraped completed, will, at cording to testimony
Victoria, B. C., June I .— The Yorod-
the earthquake and fire diatrict.
Vice Consul General Smith-I.yte, of desk in the hall of the house of repre given before the committee, be inade xu of Tokio says tbe imperial fam ily of
Madrid authorities have arrested an Constantinople, to the Bureau of Man sentatives covered with Jnne flowers, quate to bouse the department torce, Japaa has decided to dispatch His
Englishman who ia suspected with hav ufacturers.
organisation of a brought a shock to almost every mem and congress will be called upjn to ap Highness Prince Kamin as special en
ing connection with the throwing of tbe board of English merchants there has ber when the bouse convened today. propriate another couple of millions to voy to America to show imperial con
bomb at the king.
accomplished the opening of bonded It told, with a pathos all of its own, fill the space between the two wings.
cern for the disastrous San Francisco
earthquake. Prince Kamin w ill leave
The caar has been warned to be care warehouses, and is demanding more fa
Cannon Favors W adsworth Bill.
for America on June 25.
ful in making hi* decision on the pend- cility in customs operationa, suppres O ppose W ickersham 's Confirmation,
A Pekin report rays Tuan Fang and
Washington, June 4.— Senators Nel
Washington, Jnne 4 — Speaker Can
lng land b ill. The peasant* threaten sion of the lledjas stamp, free access
on board, free importation of foreign son and McCumber are preparing to non toil*y expresse 1 himself as favnr- Taihnng Chi, Chinese traveling com
to rise if refused land.
securities, with the exception of lottery make a long filibuster in executive st ■ irg the Lorlmer-Wadsworth plan to missioners to America and England,
Gloon overspreads Madrid in conse bonds, and suppression of the difficul
sion to defeat the confirmation of Judge amend the Beveridge meat inspection have memorialised the Chinese govern
quence of tbe bomb throwing on the ties in conntction with the free travel.
Wickreeham, of Alaska.
They are bill to that the government will pay ment commending the American eco
oeoaalon of K ing Alfonso’s wedding.
compiling pamphlet* and documents the expenses of the inspection.
He nomic system.
W hile the feativitiae continue there ia
Queues To Be Cut Off.
bearing on the case in any manner also favors the court review provision.
Bomb Thrown at Alikhanoff.
P. kin, June 6.— James W . Kansda), whatsoever, and propose having them The speaker holds that with the gov
One ernment paying for the inspection the
Striking Mexican miner* Just across the American consul general at Tien read at length to consume time.
Bjorn, Transcaucasia, Jnne 1.— An
the line from Arisona attacked a party Tain, gave a farewell reception yester senator said today that if this filibus cattle raiser need not fear a reduction attempt was made on the life of Gen
In the fight that fol day to Dr. Tenney, who sails from ter keeps up Wickersham will get every in the price he receives for his beeves eral Alikhanoff. govtrnor general of
lowed the killed on both aide* reached Kobe, Japan, June 26, on the steamer vote in the senate save thoee of Nelson to packers and the consumer need net Kntais, last night. The general arriv
Troop* have been sent to the Tango Mara, for Seattle, accompanied and McCumber. Their play for time fear that he will have to pay the ed at the station am rounded by an es
i to preserve order.
by 46 Chinese students, who will be
distributed among Eastern college«
Japan ia reported to be preparing for Tue students whom Dr. Tenney will
« n r with China.
induct to America belong to good Cbi
No agreement has been reached on nee* families and all speak English.
aeeera) important amendment* to the They w ill hava their queues cut before
leaving Mhanghai and w ill adopt foreign
rate b ill.
The Traders’ Insurance company has
offered a compromise to Ban Francisco
Big Dividend Declared.
Mexico City, June 6.— Tbe National
Dr. Lonls A , Weigel, the first Amer hank of Mexico haa declared an annual
ican authority on the Roentgen ray, is livldend of 18 per cent. The net prefit
daad a* the raenlt of cancer contracted realised was $6,686,326, and $4,679,-
(ram fo rk in g on tho machine.
000 was distributed as dividends, while
the reserve fund was increased by
Mayor Daano, of Chicogo, says noth $668,826. Tbe National bank ia a pri-
ing cam be don* to improve the sanitary vateb ank, but Is flacal agent for the
conditions of the stockyards.
government, aa well as doing the usual
Its annuel dividend
King Altooao and Prince** Ena are la always b «k ed upon as aa index to
new man and wile. Tho wedding was business eonditl n*.
snoot greet splendor, every ruler in
Rnrepe having n personal repraaenta-
Striker* Shoot G u ard s.
Cleveland, O , June 6. — Fifteen
I the Spanish king and queen grant« were shot la a riot with atriking
at to reach the pelee* after the miners at S^eutMnvil!* this evening.
a bomb war thrown et the Frantic telegrams hav* »wen seat to the
riega. Its ecsnpnnia escaped governor by the sheriff for militia.
bat I I
pseoono near w ei* The situation la very critical and more
trouble ia imminent.
is decidedly unpopular.
Torrent o f Anti-Smoot Petitions.
29 — Protests
against the retention of Reed Smoot as
a senator of the United Btatea flooded
the senate today, aa follows: Minne
sota, by Benator Clapp, 6,802; Indiana,
by Senator llemenway, 8,341; New
3 266; Kentuckv, by Senator Black
burn, about 2.800: Alabama, bv Sena
tor Morgan, 801; Kansas, by S.-nator
Long, 14.8Q2, North Carolina, by Sen
ator Simmons, 2,098. It ia said that
petitions will be received from every
state and territory in the United Btatea.
Conference on Rat* Bill.
Washington, May 29.— The confereea
on the rate bill met today and had
some discussion of tbe bill. The house
conferees were asked to present any ob
jections they had to the “ wisdom of the
senate” in amending the houae bill.
'W e commend to you,” said one of the
senators, “ as a piece ol our monumen
tal folly the anti-pass amsndmint, but
you may do as you like with it.” The
conferee« will meet again tomorrow at
10 o'clock and will continue to meet
daily until some conclusion has been
Seattle May Dig Her Canal.
Washington, May 29.— An under
standing haa been reached by member*
of tbe hoove committee on rivers and
harbors which will roenlt in a favora
ble report on a bill providing that the
United State« shall maintain tbe ernal
at Beattie connecting Lake Union and
8'iiDhole bay with Puget snood. The
consideration for maintenance of tbe
waterway by the government is that a
b - k shall be built by a private corpora
tion at the bead ol Bbilshole bey.
Puts Cost on Government.
Washington, Jnne 4.— The Wade-
worth subetitnte for tho Beveridge beef
inpvection amendment to the agricul
tural appropriation bill, has been com
pleted and printed for tbe informatirn
of the house committee on agriculture.
The substitute is said to follow tbe
lines of the Reveridge amendment with
the vital exception that it pierce the
coat of 'nepection npon tbe government.
It also provide* a mutt review.
tail* will not be given.
cort of Cossacks, when two bomba wsre
thrown at him and exploded in the
midst of the party, seriously wounding
Alikhanoff, a member of his staff and
several Cossacks. The remainder of
the Cossacks fired indiscriminately into
the crowd, killing many persons. In
addition tbe Coaeacks burned buildings
into which the people I a 1 fled.
REEKING WITH FILTH
Report of Commission on Chica
go Packing Houses.
CONDITIONS MOST DISGUSTING
Minced, Repulsive Facts
Not Blinked, In Telling Unaan-
ilary Conditions Found.
Washington, June 5.— The following
is the report in brief of Commissioners
Neill and Reynolds to the president on
the packing house situation in Chicago:
“ No statement as a fact which was
not verified by personal examination.”
Floors, carts, tubs are ol wood, water
soaked, only ball cleansed, meat scraps
and grease adhering to them and col
Meat racka and conveyors inadequate
ly cleansed, grease and meat scraps ad
hering to them, even alter they are
Closets for both men and women cut
off from workrooms by thin wooden
nartitions. Lunchrooms often adjoin
Washing siuks not furnished at all,
or small and dirty, witli neither towels,
Boap or toilet paper. Men and womeD
directly from the closets plunge un
washed hands into tbe meat.
Men sometimes relieve themselves on
killing floors and swell the sum of nau
seating cdors from dirty, blocd soaked,
One New York slaughter bouse is
model in contrast with Chicago, con
structed largely of iron and cement,
flushed and thoroughly cleansed every
Workmen climb over heaps of meat,
select piece they want and throw it or
dirty floor. In cutting, they hold meal
against aprons ol leather or rough Back
ing, indescribably filthy.
with dirty shoes on tables on which
meat is bandied. At lunch hoar they
sit on these tables. A ll this is under
aye of superintendent.
Meat shoveled from dirty floors,
which are damp and soggy, piled on
tables rarely washed, pushed in wooden
box carta, gathering dirty splinters
floor filth and expectoration of tubercu
lous and other diseased workers.
Best grades of Bausage prepared for
export to be eaten uncooked is carte*
in barrow with handles filthy with
grease, thrown on table, on which em
ploye climbs, handles meat with un
washed hands, kneelr with dirty apron
and trousers in contact with meat.
Inspection does not extend to prepar
ed meat food, though these products
bear label stating they have passed gov
Not yet prepared to report on use ol
dyes, preservatives and chemicals.
Fresh meat shoveled into barrels and
regular proportion of stale scraps added
from dirty floor.
Meat scraps, dry, leathery and unfit
to be eaten, among which were found
pieces of pigskin, bits of rope and other
rubbish, to be used in making potted
A ll these canned products bear labels
saying they passed government inspec
tion and quality ie guaranteed.
Labels washed from
goods, which are then heated to “ liven
up” contents and given fresh labels.
Superintendents seem to ignore all
considerations except those of the ac
Tuberculosis is disproportionately
prevalent in the stockyards, and victims
expectorate on floors of workrooms,
from which falling scraps of meat are
shoveled up to be converted into food.
Callous disregard is suown for com
fort of employes. Girls stand ten houre
a day at work which could be as well
Conditions are a degradation to mor
als and menace to health of employee.
Meat should be
slaughter on killing beds. Hogs should
be inspected for triebinosie for Am eri
can as well as foreign consumer.
meat should be marked inspected unlesi
inspected at every stage of preparation
Secretary of agriculture should be given
power to make rules regarding eanita
tion and construction of buildings
Transportation of uninspected meat
from state to elate should be prohibited
Nnmber of inspectors should be largely
increased. Special government inepec
tion should be carried on continuously.
Standards of inspection should be
studied and published.
Drug Firms Summoned.
Indianapolis, Jnne 5. — Sixty drug
and proprietary mediicne firms located
in various parte of the country filed
written appearances in the Federal
court today aa defendants in tbe case
of the United Statee against the N a
tional Association of Retail Druggists
The bill of complaint was recently filed
by United States Diatrict Attorney
Keating, under the direction of Attor
ney General Moody, in an effort to
break up an alleged combination known
aa the “ drug troet.”
There are 90
deteudapta in the rase.
Heavy Rain at Bay City.
San Francisco, Jnne 6.— Heavy rain,
accompanied by high winds, prevailed
here last night, and this weather pre
vailed throughout the northern portion
of the state. It ie 22 years, since sim
ilar conditions were experienced at this
time of the year. Locally, tbe rainfall
yesterday was 0 20 inch, making the
May Lose Warship.
London, June 1.— It is feared the Comparatively little
British navy w ill lose one of its beet caused by the rain throughout the re
ve«sels, the flrrt-ctafs battleship Mon
tagu, which struck . oo the rocks at
Will Welcome Bryan Horn«.
Lundy island Wednesday, and, accord
New York, Jnne 6.— A reception, in
ing to latest reports received at Devon-
port at midnight, is not likely to be re which IVniocrata from all over the
floated. Naval expert* are of tbe opin country will be invited to take part,
ion that th* attempt to refloat tbe Mon wilj be tendered to W illiam Jennings
tagu under preeent conditions will Bryan on hie return from a trip aronnd
mean her disappearance in 30 fathoms the world. It ie expected that Mr
Bryan will arriva in this eity about
General Buchanan Will Retire.
Washington, June 1. — Brigadier
General James A . Buchanan, lately in
command of the department ol tbe VI-
seyas. Philippine«, will be placed on
the retired list of tbe army tomorrow
on bia own application.
Lawyers fo r Federation Officiala^Ask
Change o f Venue.
Caldwell, Idaho, May 30. — When
the Canyon county diatrict couit con
vened bare yesterday morning, th*
esaea of Charles H. Moyer, W illiam D
Haywood and Georg« A. Pettibone, offi
cers of the Westero Federatien of M i
ners, who are charged with the murder
of ex-Uovernor Steunenberg, were call
ed, attorney! for the prisoner* immedi
ately filed notice of alleged disqualifi
cations which shonld prevent District
Judge Frank Smith from sitting aa trial
judge, and gave notice of a motion ior
change of venue.
Twenty-six reasons which are alleged
to disqualify Judge Smith are given.
Among other poiuta it is alleged that
Governor Frank R. Gooding has issued
a pnblic manifesto, declaring the guilt
of the defendants and that he baa proof
of their guilt.
The fact that Judge Smith is an ap
pointee of the governor is set forth, aud
tbe allegation that he ia subj, ct to the
influence of the governor ia made. Tbe
manner of drawing the grand jury in
this county also ia attacked. Tbe peti
tion severely criticises tbe conduct of
both Governor erod ing pnd Judge
Smith in relation to these cases.
Before taking any notice of the mo
tion in behalf of the defendants, James
R. Hawley, chief counsel for the prose
cution, filed affidavits setting forth the
present status oi tbe habeas corpus pro
ceedings taken to the Federal Suprume
court on appeal from the Federal coart
(or the district o*- Idaho. 11a said the
trial of tbe defendants could not pro
ceed until the habeas corpus matter
should be disposed of by dismissal or
final decision in tbe Supreme court.
Nothing was accomplished beyond
submitting to Jndge Smith legal pointe
claimed for the prosecution to be a bar
to further proceedings at this time.
An adjournment waa taken until Thurs
P A S S D IS E A S E D M E A T .
Special Comm issioner Reynolds Saw
It Done in Chicago.
Chicago, May 30.— How 24 out of 31
liseased cattle were “ passed” under
the eyes of James B. Reynolds, one of
President Rooeevelt’s special commis-
donere appointed to inveetigate condi
tions at the stockyards, was divulged
today by a man who accompanied Rey-
■olde to the plant oi the Standard
Slaughtering company. This scene dict
ated in a large measure the report of
the commissioners and brought about
the inspection bill now before congress.
Mr. Reynolds reached the slaughter
house shortly after 7 o'clock. Uoknown
to those in tbe place, he made an ex
amination of the cattle in the pen.
There were 31 diseased cattle standing
in the pens when he visited tbe place.
Without exception, the “ amps” in
their jaws, according to the testimony
of one who was with him, were from
the size of a cocoanut to that of a peck
measure. Mr. Reynolds watched these
cattle brought to the killing beds and
"H o w many of them were condemned
on post-mortem inspection?” he asked
tbe city inspector, after all bad been
“ Seven,” replied the inspector.
The commissioner turned away sick
“ What hecomes of tbe prodnets of
these vats?” asked tbe commissioner of
Short, manager of the
“ The grease goes to the butterine
man and other users of grease, the
solids to the fertilizer."
“ What is done with the meat that
passes?" was the next question.
“ There are two firm« in Chicago
that make a business of buying it, and
it is Bold to certain restaurants and
“ There was not a dozen in that
nunch of 31,” said the commissioner to
his companion, as he walked out of the
place, “ that could rightly have been
The Standard Slaughtering company
was organized daring the administra-
tion'of Governor John P. Altgeid, who
compelled its eetablisbment so that tbe
handling of diseased meat conld be
centralized and thus better controlled.
Suprem e Judge Brown Retiree.
Washington, May 30.— Official an
nouncement of the retirement of Jus
tice Brown frdm the Supreme court of
tbe United States was made yesterday
by Chief Justice Fuller. In making
the statement be gave out the corre
spondence between tbe retiring justice
and the court, in which the eight col
leagues of Justice Brown expressed
their high appreciation ol him as a jus
tice. Justice Brown replied in fitting
terms to tbe members of the court,
thanking them for their expressions of
good w ill.
Must Pay Franchise Tax.
Washington. May 30.- -T h e case of
the New York Central ral'rnad com
pany va. N . L . M iller, controller of the
state of New York, involving the New
York state law imposing a f-anchise
tax on railroad property in that state,
waa decided by the Supreme coart yes
terday favorab y to the (.tate, the opin
ion being delivered by Joetice Holmes.
The case involves taxee of $889,000,
and the decision rested on the perma
nent altea of care which had been as
sessed. The court holds that the sitee
of the cars are in New York.
Damage to Federal Buildings.
San Franciaco, May 30.— Judge W .
W . Morrow, of tbe subcommittee on
federal buildings, reported as follows
at yesterday’s meeting of the commit
tee of forty: Tbe estimated damages
to federal building* in San Francisco
on account of tbe earthquake, fire end
nee of dynamite ia aa follows: Ap
prniser’s «tore, $10,000; aub treasury,
$30,000; mint, $66,000: poatoffiee and
United Statee court building. $600,000;
revenue cutter storehouse, $6,000.
Land Open to Entry.
Redding, COL, May SO.— The Red
ding land office received notification
Copper M uss Under City.
from Washington that 820,000 aersa of
Calumet, M k b ., Jana 6.— Th* Haa irrigation and forest reserve land ' • the
cock Consolidated Mining company, Klamath laka section in Biskiyon conn-
pi tallied for $6.000,000, waa organ- ty w ill ba thrown open to entry and lo
ed here today for and will open ex cation September 3. It is valuable
tenejve copper mines under the eity of agricultural, mineral and grasiog land
and a big rnah ia expected.