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AFTER STANDARD OIL
Oregon’s Matchless Beach Resort
The Place to Go for Perfect Rest and Every Conceiv
Government Asks Rehearing cf
Famous Rebate Case.
SAVE INTERSTATE COMMERCE LAW
able Form of Healthful and Delightful Recreation
Its Facilities are Complete— Best of food and an
abundance of it. Fresh water from springs. All modem
necessities, such as telegraph, telephone, markets freshly pro-
| vided every day. Fuel in abundance. Cottages partly fur
nished or unfurnished to be had cheaply. Strict municipal
N EW PO R T
is reached by way of the Southern Paci
fic to Albany or Corvallis, thence Corvallis & Eastern R . R.
Train service daily and the trip a pleasure throughout.
R A T E FROM FOREST GROVE
Season six-m onths ticket $6.00
S aturday to M onday ticket $3.00
Our elaborate new Summer Book gives a concise description
of Newport, including a list of hotels, their capacity and
rates. Call on, telephone or write
W. Brown, Local Agent,
W M . M c M U R R A Y,
7 u ^3
T I t—
p J T J 1 mi
General Passenger Agent, Portland, Oregon
S tand , Prosecution
o f F uture Cases o f L ik e N ature
W ould C o m e to N aught.
F E A R S T R IK E R IO T .
Conditions G row ing Serious
bam a Coal D istrict.
in A la
Birmingham, Ala., Aug. 24.—The
nerve tension in the Alabama strike
zone is exceedingly taut. The attem pt
at assassination of a nonunion miner
a t P ratt City last night is a theme of
general discussion. Deputies attem pt
ed to make an arrest for trespass at
mine No. 5 of the Tennessee company
near P ratt City today and met resist
ance on the part of white women. Two
women were arrested.
A big barbecue was held at Fulton
Springs several miles north of this
city today. Several thousand miners,
union men, were present, and W. K.
Fairley, Alabam a member of the na
tional board of mineworkers, was
am ong the principal speakers.
A num ber of evictions from com
pany houses has been accomplished at
the Sayre mines. Big bodies of men
are m eeting all trains along the north
end of the mineral railroad.
Reports come th at threatening let
ters are being dropped on the porches
of homes of men rem aining a t work,
and as a result many men are leaving.
Chicago, Aug. 22.—Petitions for a
i rehearing in the Standard Oil case
were presented by the Federal govern-
| ment in the Circuit Court of Appeals
I here today. It is authoritatively stat-
I ed that this is the adm inistration’s at-
j tem pt to save the Elkins act and the
' interstate commerce law from becom-
I ing futile.
The I 1 ng of the petition marked the
appearance of Attorney General Bona
parte in the case as well as th at of
Frank B. Kellogg, who is a special
assistant to the attorney general. Be
A V E R T C L _________
ASH ON BORDER.
sides these two names the petition is
signed by Edwin W. Sims, United :
States district attorney at Chicago, French and G erm an O ffic e rs C o o l-
and Special A ssistant Jam es H. Wil-
headed in Em ergency,
kerson, both of whom presented the j Paris, Aug. 24.— W ar between Germ
governm ent’s side of the case in the any and France was averted by the cool
original hearing before Judge Landis, I
who administered the famous fine of j headedness of French and Geruman
$29,240,000 against the defendant.
army officers in a dram atic frontier
Although it is not specifically stated episode which is reported from Lunes-
in the petition, ic was agreed by coun
sel for the government in their con ville. Two German army corps are en
ference at Lenox, Mass., following the gaged in maneuvers near the border,
reversal by the Appellate court of and yesterday morning a battalion of
Judge Landis’ decision, th at if the in- French rifles, marching out from Ram-
terpretation of the law given by Judges bersvillers, approached within 50 yards
Grosscup, Seaman and Baker was al- of the frontier and suddenly found it-
lowed to stand, successful prosecution self face to face w ith a German regi-
of rebate cases against corporations ment which was drawn up at an equal
would be impossible in the future. The distance on the other side,
lawyers a t the conference, over which The troops stood looking a t each oth-
the attorney general of the U nited | er for a moment without uttering a
States presided, were a unit in express- word or giving vent to an explanation,
ing the opinion that the reforms in re- and then their respective commanders
bate m atters brought about by the simultaneously orderered them to face
Roosevelt adm inistration would repre- about, and they were soon at a prudent
sent so much loss of tim e unless the i distance from each other.
higher court can be convinced th at it is A fine illustration of m ilitary discip
in error in the construction of the law. line was given on both sides, as a cry
m ight have been the signal for serious
NEWS ITEMS FROM WASHINGTON, D. C.
C A T C H JA P SE A LE R S.
RENEGADES GO HO M E.
Indians W ho W ent to D akota,
Returning to Reservation.
T w o Vessels W ith C re w s o f 6 9 C a p -
tured by Revenue C u tte r.
W ashington, Aug. 25.—The officials W ashington, Aug. 20.— Dispatches
of the Indian bureau are expecting received today by the D epartm ent of
soon to hear of the arrival at their old Justice and the revenue cu tter officials
reservation in U tah of 400 renegade of the Treasury departm ent state th a t
Indians, who have spent the greater two Japanese poaching vessels w ith
part of the last two years on the Soiux \ total crews of 59 men have been cap-
lands in South Dakota.
I tured by the revenue cutter Bear, near
The Utes started on the long march St. Paul's island, the chief island of
overland July 20 and when last heard the seal group in Behring sea. The
from had passed Fort Robinson, half dispatch received at the Departm ent of
way between the starting and stopping Justice came from A ssistant United
points. At Robinson some of the In- j States A ttorney R aht at Valdez, who
dians dropped out and the bureau is informed the departm ent th at the
now puzzled as to what to do w ith the steam er Dora had just put in there.
stragglers. They are going slowly The captain brought word of the cap-
over the journey of 600 miles, disturb tue, w ith the statem ent th a t the Hin-
ing no one and attracting little atten zer Maru, the larger of the two ves
sels, was painted white in im itation of
The Indians have manifested no dis the revenue cutter Manning, which is
position toward improper conduct. at San Francisco, and th at in further
When they w ent away they said they im itation of the United S tates vessel
were confident they could do better the Hinze* Maru carried forward yards
north, w'here game was more plentiful of papier mache. The boat had a crew
and the supervision less rigid. On of 22 men and the Zeiki a crew of 27.
arrival, they professed to be satisfied The captain of the cutter Bear in bis
w ith their new homes and haughtily dispatch to the revenue cutter service,
spurned overtures to return. When, says th at the captured men will be
however, they found that game laws taken to Unga, Alaska, and turned
were as rigid in one state as another, over to a U nited States commissioner.
and especially when they discovered He says he has sufficient evidence to
th at they m ust work or starve, they convict the men and it is therefore, as
seemed to experience a gradual change sumed here that the vessel captured
and they have recently been insistent contained seal skins.
upon returning to their U tah lands.
W ORK OF VALDALS.
NEED S LARGER NAVY.
Vessels O u t o f C o m m issio n
P re p a red fo r E m erg en cy.
N in ety-fo ur Y ears Ago British
to Burn C apital.
W ashington, Aug. 22.— W ith the W ashington,
ago Monday a British army, un
best portion of the Am erican navy in years
the command of General Ross, en
A ustralian w aters on its cruise around der
the city of W ashington, having
UN T U B
the world, and w ith demands for gun
6,000 American soldiers on
boats in Cuban w aters, a t San Domin defeated
go, Venezuela, C entral Am erica and their
BANKERS «3 MERCHANTS
The capital was abandoned to the
various other places where Am erican invaders.
President Madison and other
M U T U A L P IR B R B U B P A S S N .
interests may need protection, the high officials
of the governm ent hav
the arrival of
O f F o re st G rove, O regon
secure enough ships to fill urgent the B ritish. In before
for a W ash
needs. Some vessels which have been ingtonian having attem pted
:is T H ir
long out of commission and others General Ross, whose life was saved
which had been relegated to innocuous the expense of his horse, the British
desuetude because of their antique attem pted to burn the capital. T hat
build and ewuipm ent have been ordered building was saved, but the congres
into commission, and it is probable that sional library was destroyed, and w ith
B O Y C O T T IS E F F E C T IV E .
next congress will be asked to pro many valuable historical documents.
B U IL D M A N Y S H IP S .
vide for some additional gunboats it The
<* w ~ » g »« _ »• •
also was applied to the
Japanese L in e r Forced to C ross P a -I
which can on occasion be utilized for W hite torch
House, the Treasury and the
cific W ithout C a rg o .
J aps w ill Have L arg e Fleet o f Auxil- police duty.
ar and S tate departm ents, and before
The gunboat Ranger, an old iron and W
San Francisco, Aug. 22.—Proof of
¡ary C ruisers,
B ritish evacuated the city and the
the effectiveness of the Chinese boycott New York, Aug. 24.—According to
flames were extinguished, property
on Japanese goods was furnished today Kashiera Shiba, one of the managers
valued at $2,000,000 had been destroy
when the Japanese liner Hongkong 0f tj,e M itsubishi dockyard a t Naga- mere steam yacht used during the ed, and in addition several soere of
FLO U R and FE E D
W1*h no cargo.
aaki, Japan, the Japanese government Spanish war, will also be placed in Americans were killed or wounded.
f ( hinese passengers the Hong- js m aking earnest efforts to increase commission and accompany the Ranger
kong Maru had only tw-o. Fight took itg fleet of auxiliary cruisers. Mr. to New York. The W heeling will be
Forest Grove. Ore.,
Pacific A ve.
En larg e B rem e rto n Y a rd .
passage at Stianghai, but the boycott sh ib a, who arrived at the Hotel Astor placed in commission at the Puget W ashington, Aug. 21.— Naval de
f authorities heard about it and six were tonight, declared th at while the Japan sound navy yard.
partm ent officials have decided th a t
persuaded to go ashore and w ait for an ese navy is highly efficient, there is
Puget sound navy yard shall be made
W arships N ot Faulty.
American liner. The other two were need of a fleet of steam ships which
the principal naval station on the Paci
allowed to rem ain on the vessel for
in time of war, be converted in- I th at the battleships of the North Da fic roast and are form ulating plans for
j the reason that if they had aw aited an- | could,
its enlargem ent. It already has been
and Delaware class are regarded decided
| other vessel their registration tickets to “ cruisers.
Our dockyard,” said he, “ is work- kota
to recommend at the next sea-
would have expired before they arrived I at"'iu'ftlnest'capa'-ity.' We are at I recently in session at Newport, is not sion of congress th a t another drydock
be authorized, m aking three in all, and
, . out three j* 14,000
14’,yUU, tur‘ credited here. A ssistant Secretary th
to passengers on the
at when this is under way, a fourth
Hongkong Maru there is a great busi-1 ¿nTts, V n^w hich’wiTh'b^ b e tle n ° S a n 1 w N<‘Wberry’
will be asked. It is the intention of
ness depression in Japan, and a number - Fran(.;sco an(i Hongkong via Japan,
deoartm ent to equip this yard so it
| of steam ship companies are on the j T1 e b „ a t a wi!1 l l s e o i l f o r f u e l , n a d . changes would be made in the plans of the
can handle all repair work on the larg
verge of bankruptcy.
dition to these boats, we are building tj,e Dreadnaught typo. The hoard er vessels on the Pacific and O riental
four large steam ships, which will run w ¡(I not have its report completed stations. Detailed plans are now being
from Japan to England via the Suez
B U S IN E S S W IL L IN C R E A S E .
Homeopathist and Surgery
next week, when it will be sent worked out.
| canal. All these vessels will be a t the ! until
Tender, Juicy, Steaks,
president for approval. The
Extend C ab le to C o rd o v a .
Railroad O fficials M uch Encouraged service of Japan in case of war. Our 1 new idea th at will be recommended as
Aug. 22. — B rigadier
a result of the Newport conferences General Allen, chief
by O utloo k.
Roasts and Stews,
th at is active in producing this big will
signal officer of
Chiacago, Aug. 22.—Traffic officials order for auxiliaries. The dockyards Florida, hut will not be the cause of the army, tixiay received inform ation
Sausage and Bacon
I gerenerally are predicting a large in- at Kobe and other places are all run any changes in the plans of the North th at the W ashington-A laska m ilitary
| crease in the movement of general ning a t their full capacity.”
and telegraph system had been extend
Dakota and Delaware.
B A R B E L S
I merchandise within the next few weeks.
All kinds of Fresh
ed to Cordova, A laska, by theronstruc-
0f a branch from the existing
HAIR CUTTING A SFECIALTT
S trik e rs C ry“ Conspiracy.
I the conditions of stocks now in the M ontreal,
north side of Montague
Aug. 24.—A formal state and M ercantile Steam ship companies 1 island on to the
Post iffice Row
Forest Grove V e g e t a b l e s
hands of country merchants, they have m ent issued today
Cordova. The work was com-
| found that these are run down to an man of the federated trades of the have appealed to the Supreme court of pleted by the cable ship Burnside and
| extent that it will be absolutely neces Canadian Pacific railway system, the U nited States the cases which w ere the office of Cordova was called and
sary to have them renewed if the hold charges th a t the strike of the past decided against them in the Federal opened for business on August 12.
G r o c e r i e s ers
are to continue in business a t all.
of New York and in which are I General Allen says the branrh will ho
weeks, in which 8,000 workmen court
In a week or two agricultural com- three
the question w hether the col of g reat convenience, not only to the
have been engaged, is due to a conspir lector of customs
- - _* „ ,, ,
munities will begin making their fall acy
is justified in refus arm y, hut also to commercial interest«
Oregon \ V . | " m ^ V > I l V _ / L I jfL Pu rchases. W ith the present crop of the company to disrupt the unions ing clearance papers to vessels which in Alaska.
prices they are certain to be in funds, and drive the union men from the refuse to pay penalties imposed unon
| and they are expected to be liberal buy company’s
for bringing undesirable aliens
S lo w to A dopt New Plan.
employ. This conspiracy. them
into this country. This brings into W ashington, Aug. 25.— T. P. Kane,
the constitutionality of deputy controller of the currency,
conferences held by the railway super consideration
Plague Cases R epo rted.
m igration law insofar as stated today th a t the published state
F a s h io n S tfih le s
and m aster mechanics early it deals w ith this
Astoria, Aug. 22.—Dr. Holt, the intendents
m ent th a t a large number of national
local quarantine officer, received notifi-
Siyllsh Tu rnouts
hanks in Oklahoma hail notified the
Press Rebate C ases.
j cation today th at during the past ten
of the currency of their in
days three new cases of bubonic plague
tentions to surrender their national
office has been constantly in charters
have developed a t points about San Pueblo, Colo., Aug. 24. Cloudbursts general's
enter the state hanking
Francisco bay. The quarantine regu in the vicinity of Florence tonight touch w ith the Interstate Commerce system , and
Everybody knows that
because of the opinion ren
D R . J. H . K NO X
lations applying to vessels hailing from transform ed Oak, Chandler and Sand commission’s representatives a t San dered
by the attorney general that
' San Francisco have been in full force creeks into raging torrents, which are Francisco, where the railroad rebate I they cannot
we keep the best Meats
V e te rin a ria n
lawfully avail themselves
( for about a year, and the discovery of
guaranty laws was not in
Cojnty Stock Intpiclor
these new cases will mean th at the ty leaving ruin in their w’ake. The
to be had, but this is to
parte has given orders th a t the agents accordance with the facts.
Offlr at Hancock & Gordon’» Livery
time yet, in order to guard against a 000. The Florence Fuel company of his office be in constant attendance
remind you to give us a
Stands All Tests.
n. Phone Main 33, Ind. 744
possibility of contagion being brought alone has been damaged to the extent at the hearings, as the reports are ex W ashington,
Aug. 20. The army
of $2,000. W ater covered the Santa pected to have im [xirtaut hearing on airship tioard today
| to this port.
decided that Cap
Fe tracks to a depth of several feet, rate and rebate litigation th a t is soon tain Baldwin’s dirigible
a s u re Room Looted.
to be begun through the departm ent. met all conditions entitling balloon
and the Rio Grande’s are in danger.
S A E L E N S & C O . New T re York,
him to the
Aug. 22. It became
amount agreed upon for its purchase.
T o Build C le a r L ak e D a m .
D e re lic t in M id -P a c ific .
F o r e s t (ir o v v i Ore.
known tonight that jew els valued at
board calculated that the airship
mm w eek s u r a m t e e o .
W ashington, Aug. 26. The secre The
maintained an average speed of
M l uth Bt.
a secret treasure room in the mansion Asia which arrived here today from tary of the interior has authorized the had
19.75 miles an hour while in the air
of Frederick G. Bourne, a t Oakdale, Hongkong and Yokohama encountered reclam ation service to begin construe- ! \ two
I T o r D e s ig n s a n il P r i c e s s e e
one minute and 50 seconds,
L. I. The treasure room was built a derelict schooner in latitude 33 :56 j tion of the Clear Lake dam in the Kla this hours,
more than the
V. H. LIMBER
when the mansion was erected and its north, longitude 162:25 east. It is count. The total estim ated om I “of r.-quired minimum slightly
of the m ax-
Formmt G fo rc
of 19 61 rnlU‘" *n hour’ f
ly. The jewels were those worn by the Japanese schooner Kinomoto Maru. this work is »165,000. Bids for erec- imum
f this dam have 1>een rejected on I
Wl|| Ruth Amsrican Claims.
Commodore Bourne's three daughters, The Asia carries a cargo of silk valued
Marion, M arjorie and Florence, at at two and ore half million dollars, to the ground of excessive cost, and it is Washington, Aug. 21. — M iniated
FINE WORK DONE CHEAP—PRICES brilliant society functions.
be landed at San Francisco. The believed th a t work can he carried on Coolidge tixlay reported his arrival at»
W ilt, shift - - 10c Drawer« - 8 »o 5c
and economically with the Managua, Nicaragua. He has quite’
steam er Aorangi en route from V a n -; effectively
* "0 “ - - - 10c Whit« Waltt* • 10 to 20c
Roosevelt Books Passage.
a number of claims of American citiA'
White Skirt* . 10 to SO Underaktrto - 1J to 25c
New York, Aug. 22.—It is reported
zens for injuries received during th ^
I'ntSershtft. • . $, Stocklogt • • jVfcc
Bacon Silent About C a s tro .
Handkerchiefs - • le Collars • • • * 2c here today that President Roosevelt
M e te o r F a r , in K a n , . , .
W ashington. A ug.
Assistant recent trouble in Nicaragua, which
Meo'l Whit. VeOTS 10 If Fasts • • • • tSc has engaged passage on the liner Celtic, . alina, Kan., Aug. 24. -A large Secretary Bacon declined today to dis- will be pushed.
Coots . . 10 JOc D\JStert
- IJ Ml which will sail March 7, 1909, for Eu
fell three miles north of Ells- cuss the news from The Hague to the
To.teo - - lOe Dr* -MfclOi
____ • • fOc Dao rope. If this report is true, he will meteor
Bacon Takes to Mountains
worth l**t nijrht, lighting up the coun- effect that the war m ininter hart augur*
MV»«-'«« articles SOc per too: pillow
Aug. 21. A ssistant
Hoosr Rented and Renta Collected Be. Sheets. TsMedothss. Klfht Cons.
days after his successor is inaugurated, brightly 20 m inutes afte r it struck the this country would interpose no objec- Secretary of S tate Baron left W ash
and will lose no tim e in starting for ground. The meteor exploded when it tion to a blockade or other maneuvers ington today for a month’s vacation in
the hunting trip in A frica th at he has struck the ground, and shook the town on the part of The N etherlands against the Rocky mountains, where he ex
pects to hunt and fish.
IN S U R A N C E
B est and C heapest
JA M E S RASM U SEN
W . H H O L LIS
r^ou'îcn o Ccgan
W ood Sawing
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