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MI3DF0KD, 0'I.I200N, FRIDAY, JAN lr AY 10,101:.
TO IAP COAL
AND LIME BEOS
Cciiwit Company Plannluij to Errct
lltiuo Plant, Nruutlatlonii With the
Mliinry Conipniiy for Electric Line
to Connect Deposits of Material.
Intcriirlian Evidently to Inauuurnte
Eva of Development anil Prosperity
Thnl h Iuir)' ri'immt pluiil i ! lie
started in llif lingua lllvor valley In
I In- neit r future i rtliow ii by ncsolin
thorn itow underway between (Ik lulu
I'oitluml Cuiitoiit company Mini the
.Mlmii'v company, with n view of tin
ImIIm' fvlt'iiilliiK the tiollov lino In
connect lit inihI mines mi lloxv Aim
mid lln Hum ii'mih mm' under op
lioti liv Ihn eomny. Tin cement
Hll' will iih Kill) I otls of tm I n
lnv In IiorIh willi.
Tlit (t I vi'iitcil from tin' mini,
while mil tu jet it good tioimucrcliil
nl, fulfill) the reqiiiiommiN of I ho
cement iHnkora, who mm ue both Iho
IhiIk nnd the coal. A tlolli'v line to
loioit I It.' inhI nml linn together will
Im miii of lli.' pMiHii'i iiiteitirhnu
'Hie loln-l'oillmul Cement iNiinimiiy
in imc of lb Ihiu.-wI I'i'iiii'iil isiiioeni
in the Htirfil. Tim iMiinpiiiiy operate
pin n I nt lulu. K'mii"., of -Ml.lllKI Iuir
it'U cHM"'ils dnily, hI Chutouk, Kiiiih.
or .'.dim ImrrcU ilnilv capacity, ul In
ilcKtiileiiet. Khii., it f filHIO biurets
ilnil rnMii'ily, h( Dewey, Okln., of
l.'i.iMHI linrnU ilnilv chimiciIv nml at
llr, ,..iiu-, In., of Anon Iihiu'N dnilv
IndlcHlhoMi nil Mlil to an era of
dtvoloiuictit in lite vnllny, In In' in
h Mini rut i'il liy llit uw trolley lin'
nml iln 'InlilUlinii'iit of lout; needed
What promise to lie Hit' lien I coin-iiirri-inl
i'ohI prospect yi't scoured i
lifiiiK opinu'il up liy t'nl. .Mutiily itotir
lln' top of lioxy Ann, t lit or four
hiiiiilrwd fni above iIih olil inking.
A lwrlv foot vkIii, free fnuu nIiiiIc
nml i'Iiiv im being opened up. u tunnel
several huiiilii'il f'i't in IoiikIIi having
Ihmii ilrivi'ii. TIih votii in evidently in
"plnee" nml u IV w dn niori' work
Milt It'll tin' -li.ry.
33 LOST LIFE
AKTOItIA, Ore, Jnn 10 II In do
finitely Known luilny that .'II men per
Iktii'il when tho oil tank steamer
Itonoornits ran onto tho trenohurnns
I'i'iit'lii'k Hplt. TIiIh (net vns estab
lished hy tho two survivors or the
llsnstar, Krlok l.lndmnrk, whip rur
pontor, mill Jou (lli'iiuliiK. second
qunrtoriniistor, who wore brought to
Astoria IiihI nlKhl hy the tug Oni'oii
In niter being uiarooiuil, with tho
I'ort Cnnliy llfo hoal crow, on tho
IlKhtHhlp outflliln tlio Cnlumlilii river
Imr for iniiny hourn, Tho Fort
Ciinhy itpw wii loft at thi'lr Hlnllnn
on tho way up tho river.
AmirilliiK to l.lnilnmrk nml (llenn
Iuir, tho erow of tho HoxrcrmiH ron
hIhIoiI of at! iiikii, oly llireo of whom
worn hiivoiI I'ri'il Pt'lorH, thlril iimr
leininnlnr, who (limteil iiHhoro on u
)iecu of tliuhnr, ami IIidiiikuIvoh.
Tho ri'Mciiinl mmi toll u Htory of
lorrlhlo HiifforliiK whllo rlliiKliiK to
tlu iniiKtH of tho ltorifcrniiH lifter hIio
fouuili'ri'il mill iiho of tho terrlflo
HlriiKKlii of (li Knrt Cnnhy llfo wiv
Iiik i'I'onV In hrliiKliiK tho llfo hunt up
wifely nt tho IliihUlilp.
The Ixidy of .loo Cii;nn, who dleil
lifter heliiK i ohciumI, wuh lout at Hon
when tho llfu limit wim wrouuhoil
from ItH moorliiKS.
SNOW IS FALLING
IN SAN BERNARDINO
SAN IHUINAIUIINO, Calif., Jan.
"IO.-1'W tho I'iiHl time) in li'ii yi'ai-H
hiiow fell in Sail llernimliim today.
Tho In Icon inelleil inplilly, 11111k hiii'.
viuindiiiK (ho Sail lloi'iiaiilluo valley
nio uuuu'(l with enow,
BY AN EXPERT
Undo Sam Semis Specialist to Find
Out Whether Oil Kino. Is Really III
Baker Refuses to Tell Inside
Worklniis of Banks and Trusts.
Contradicts Morijnn, Declarinri That
Securities Were Basis of Loan, Not
Character of Borrowers.
WABIIISflTON. Jan. 10 A rov
rrtiini'tit mmllcnl I'tperl will leavo
WimliliiKliiii Into loilny for I'lorlittt,
wlicrn Win. Itorki'fi'lli.r, Ihn Hlnmlnril
Oil iiinKimti'. Mho Ii.ik perlntenll'
refiiHoil Ncrviri' of a KUhpoenii to up
pour heforo tho hoim coiniiillte.' In
oNilKiitlui: ihn "money irum" will
lio milijeoli'il to a thorough plij-nlml
In niinoiinrliiK tho ilnparluro of
tho export, Iti'pri'M'iilntivo I'ujo,
I'liulrmnii of (ho rominlttcn nlil the
examination prolmhly voiilil take
plnro nt Miami. Klu , upon Hockefol
lr'n return to the llahauia lnlaniU
Thin liiillealon Dint tho rommllteo Imi
lioen iuIvIh.mI that Itnrkofollrr InleltiU
(n rt'tiint homo noon.
llakiT Slur Wllni".
(loorci' IV linker, rhtilriniin of tho
lionril of illroctor of llin Klmt Na
tional Hank of New York, until ho
1 lil not Know how many illroctnnihlp
ho holiU tint nay about 2f. Ho Rtih
milled ii dm mIiowIiik tliat ho or of
fim of hh hank are dlrortorn In KS
coriioralloiiK, Inrlitdlnit 37 bulnen
hounei. linker refuieil to dlnrlono
tho Idiuillly of tho k)o1, HyndlcnteH
ami promotloim In whlrh tho I'lml
Nallotinl Hunk nml fro Krt IWnr
Ity roiupniiy hnvo been Involved In
"I roimliler thin Information of n
private ami ronfldenlUI nature," he
until. "I nin mlvUoil that tho com
tnlttei. linn no rlnltt to Inipilro Into
The wltuonn lunlnteil that Cotnp
Iroller of tho Currency Lawrence O.
Mtirrny him the tnfonnnllon denlrcd
hy I be commliieo.
ContlnttlnK linker tho ilrponlln of
tho I'lmt Nntlnunl Hank averaged
about $100,000,000 Nov. t, ho nald
1 19 rorpomtloiiH had deponltH with
hi-? bank of $!9.r,7n,000.
llaker nduittted that largo loam
were nindo to iiiemhurri of the New
York Stock Kxrhnngc, but averted
that Iheto loittiM were nindo on good
and nufflclent nerurlty rather than on
(lin rhnrnctor of tho horrowem. ThU
htatemoiK wnn a contradiction given
hy.Morgan lant week,
linker profound Ignorance, of the
detnllR of tho organUatlon of certain
glgnntlr denln In which ho In Inter
en tod, Including tho nnthrnclto con I
tniHt and Die nrgnnlzntlon of vnrlou
The nnmo of tho expert to bo nont
to exnmlno ltorkofeller In carefully
linker proiiilncil, If (ho dlrectorn of
tho Plrxt Nntlounl Hank nml Klrxt
Hei'tirlly Hank would ntiihurlxo him
to do no, to dlvulgo nil promotion nml
Hyiidli'iito operatloiiH In which tbeco
liiHtltutloiiH hnvo engaged within tho
punt ten yenm. Ho detailed tho
flouting or S'.'0, 000,000 by tho bank
nml J. P. Morgan,
"In Wall Htreet," wild linker,
"Morgan Ih recognized im the great
genet nl of tho financial army."
NIJW YOHIC, .Inn. 10, -Tho Mock
market opened Irregular today. A
rlao of nearly threu points was shown
In Alltel lean Tobacco, Tho metal
Htoi'kH wei'o weak, Chluo losing 1 11-S
and Aimulenn Hinultlng and Amalga
mated one. .Soiling at (ho higher
level checked a good rally, during
which Southern Paclflu rotto sharply.
'I' hi) ili'Clluo In tho enppor Htocks was
hnsod on tho drop In tho prlcu of tho
motal abrond. l.ntur Guggoiihalin
Kxplorntimi full threu points, Amer
ican Tobacco advanced six points In
Honda woro slondy,
Tho mni'kut closed dull.
( BE CONTINUED
Ultimatum Demandlno Resumption of
Struijiile Sent the Porte hy Troops
Who Threaten to Mutiny and De
pose Sultan if Peace Is Made.
Formal Notice of Invasion of Bul
garia Served hy Roumanla Accord
Inn to Semi-official News.
CONHTANTINOPI.K, Jiin 10 -An
ultimatum ilomnndlug renumplloii of
war with tho llulknn union under
Ihri'iit of n gvnvrnl mutiny wait sent
(ho I'orte today by thuTurklih troop
defending (he TchnKJn fort. The
tronpn are Inmibordlunte ami Ihn of
ficers are experiencing great difficul
ty In holding tho men In check.
They threaten to depone tho Sultan
union righdug I resumed Immediate
ly, ami demand I but the Turklnb
penro eiivo) nt London return to
('oiiNlnntlnopto nt once.
I'AHIS. Jnn. 10. I'ormnl notice
that It would Invndo llulgnrln within
(wo dns union granted certain ter
ritorial domnudn unn nerved on (he
power today by Itoummiln, ncrord
lug to Information necured hero from
LONDON, Jnn. 10. The threaten
lug allltud.5 of Koiimnitln I canning
some alarm, but no one In authority
believe tho Intention of lhat coun
try nro Sertoli.
Dr. D.ineff stated that thero was a
poxnlhlllty of n rupturo between Hon
mania ami llulgarln.
"Tho Koiimnulnn mlulster hore, (he
peclnl Houmanlnn envoy nml inytM-K
hnvo hern dUcusnlng nmlcably the
boundary question, mid thero has
been no tnlk of war. The report that
I hnvo naked. ( ho government nt Sofia
to relieve men of tho matter Is un
true," said Dr. Dnneff.
DKNVEIt, Colo., Jan. 10--Definite
deeihion to enrry out u eo-opcratne
plan wherehy they will work for
"fair'' operators for half wages to
iikmkI Independent coal companies
fight the coal Irani win ronoheil here
today hy members of the United Mine
WorktTH of America employed in
northern Colorado conl fields. This
plan has boon Mtuolinnod hy officials
of Ihn minor- orgiiniimtion who have
iirraup'il lo n'iinhiin.t the miners
with hi like benefits eipnil (o (he
amount of wages Micrificcil.
Tho miners believe this plan will
enable the independent operators to
meet tho alleged uuilcrM'llinj; meth
ods of the tnist. .'resilient White
of the I'nitoil Minn Worker will sub
mit the plan to the American Federa
tion of Labor at it next executive
meetings in Washington January 'JO
ami nslc the federation's backing.
While also plans to ask congress to
investigate nihiiii)- conditions in Colo
SHANdllAl. Jan. 10. -l'uhllo e.xo
etitiou of a woman was the moans
used today for prevent !( tho uso
of drugs. The woman who persisted
in iimiik opium was executed in a
public place heforo u huge crowd.
RAIN WORTH MILLIONS
IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
LOS ANM'.LKS, Cal., Jnn. 10.
ltnlns wordi millions of dollars to
fruit growers and truck gardeners
continued fulling hero until daylight,
when tho precipitation for tho utorm
that followed tho auost disastrous
freeze. In tho history of California,
totaled .III Inchon, Mo to rain Is
' LANDS IN AMERICA.
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m.it t Kf V,;,,-f, .
GCNERAL CJPJUANO QYmo
GREAT STRIKE OF
NI'.W YORK, Jnn. 10 Clashes
hctvw-en pickets and (ho police con
tinued today lo mark (he progress of
tho garment makers' strike here.
Leaders of tho walit and dress
mukers' union declared that tho
members of those orjta.nltatlops had
toted to go on n strike next Monday.
If these workers should quit work
It would mean that the strikers ranks
would ho m welled hyJ30,ono or 10,
000 In addition to those already out.
The omployers In (Jie walnt nnd
dresnmukliiK line fear that (he
workers may not wall until Monday
to strike. A long ami bitter strug
gle Is predicted by nie shop owners
who nsnert that thejj will clone up
their establishment 'for mouths be
fore (hoy would surrendrr to the de
mands of tho striktvM.- .
The most serious disturbance so
far today was n free for all fight In
(he clothing dlslrlcl between strikers,
private guards, strikebreakers nnd
the police. The strikers wore led by
women pickets. One of the pickets
was slashed in the neck with a raxor,
nnd another picket suffered n broken
head from a blow with an Iron. Sev
eral oHits were loss seriously In
jured. Further trouble Is feared.
TO BE GRANTED BY
In all probability (ho ordinance
granting a railway franchise to the
Mluuey company will tie passed by the
city council at Its meeting nt 7:30
o'clock this evening.
Incitement concerning (his even
lug's mooting was Intense on (he
streets today, all sorts of rumors
(loatlg about that, this or the other
councilman had changed his position
on tho matter. iOf fifty-two people
Interviewed on tho street today 3S
expressed (ho hopo (hat tho Mlnnoy
franchise bo granted and thro Is gen
eral gratification In (he hope that
this will bo done.
Tho main matter of Interest In this
oveutng's session concerns the
changes which may hnvo been drafted
by tlm city attorney or councllmeii
Into tho ordinance. Should these
changes bo decidedly rndlcnl or dras
tic there Is a strong probability that
(ho rollwny men will not nccept It.
Mr. Mlnncy Is In (own today nnd ns
Berts (hut If grnnted (ho franchise,
conBlriicllou work will ho begun ns
(ho system has been practically finan
ced. (Following tho securing of n fran
chise hero, application will ho nindo
for ono In Ashland.
Thoro will ho n mooting of ltoguo
Hlvor Fish Protection Association at
8 o'olock tonight at the public library
hall to dismiss legislation proposed
for (ho coming session (o ro-opon
Hoguo rlvor (o commorclal fishing.
A largo attendance. Is requested.
SPECIAL BOARD POWERS ACT TO
TO EXAMINE IN BRING BALKAN
Special Board of Inquiry to Investi
gate Former Dictator of Venezuela
and Consider His Request for Ad
mittanceTaken to Court.
Castro Duffs His Hat to American
Flag Confident of Release, En
gages Hotel Rooms.
XBW YORK. Jan. 10. f. S. .Indue
Holt today ordered it fpceinl hoard
of inquiry to make mi examination nt
Kills Ihlnml ns to the fitite-.H of t'ipri
lino Cnstro, former nre-.idciit of Ven
ouelii, for nilmisMon In the United
Slntcx. Until (his examination is
completed Judge Holt decided In
keep Hlmidine; (he writ of habeas .f.
pus hoeurrd by Castro. The court
also njjreed lo insider a request for
the rolcine of Cn-lm on hail.
Since his expulsion from Vcuexueln
several year-, ngo, CnMro has hen
living in Kuropo. It has boon r'xrt
eil that his arrival hero was to ho
the fii( oli'p in a campaign to regain
out ml of tin- government of Veiiezu
ehi. Followed by n large crowd, inelud
iiiK a corps or motion picture crn
tors, former I're-ident Clpriano ('ns
Iro of Venezuela, c-oorled hy nn im
migration inspector, wns taken (odny
to the United Slates district court
from Kllis Island, where he hns heen
held since he arrived from France.
Counsel nindo mi nrguinoiit for (V
tro's relenso from delention oil a
writ of hnheils co-)uis.
. l'nssiuj: (Im sdttuto of HIktIv. on
the wnv from Kllis Istaud. Castni
saluted (he emblem of fnt'dmn nml
doffed his hat to (he American fine
ns he Inmlcd from (lie ferry honl.
It was the first time tlm Venezuelan
has ever sot foot on American soil.
Ho was attired fiiulth'ssly, and wroo
n high top hat nnd carried a big pdd
Cnslro snid ho was so confident of
his release that he had already en
irnged n miHo of room-, at New York
IN SENATE'S HANDS
WASHINGTON. Jan. 10. The do
fense rested in the sennte impeach
ment ease of Judge Robert W. Areh
hald of the commerce court, on Irial
for nllogvd miseoiiduet, nt four
o'clock this afternoon, when Attor
ney A. S. Worthington completed hin
argument in behalf of the neoused
Immediately nfter Worthington
eoiH'ludcd his addn'ss Congressman
Clayton of Alabama, in charge of the
invest ign lion, heguu summing up (he
ease ngaiiist Arehbnld.
Tho sennto this afternoon adopted
n resolution lo remain in session to
night, if necessary, to complete the
arguments in the Arehbnld ease.
CHICAGO WOULD IMPORT
SEA GULLS AS SCAVENGERS
LOS ANGELES, Jan. 10 Mayor
Holbrook of Venice today has re
ferred (o proper authorities a request
by J, Flyod llonuessoy of Chicago
to remove 100 sea gulls from Venire
bench to Chicago. Hennessey be
lieves tho birds soon would become
accustomed to fresh water and would
servo ns scavengers along the city
waterfront property. His attorney
will discuss (ho mn(ter with govern
WORN OUT BY STRUGGLE
LEAPS 12 STORIES TO DEATH
LOS ANGLES, Jan. 10. Ex
hausted hy her battle, to oka out a
living, nml falling sight gradually en
dangering her livelihood as n seam
stress, Mrs. Kuthoryno Hoono, 57, Is
dend hero today, having leaped from
a window on the twolfth floor of an
offlco building. She foil sheor to a
paved alloy 150 foot below and was
Instantly killed, Hor Identity was
established by letters In her handbag,
WAR TO CLOSE
Peace Envoys Meet Tomorrow Upon
Request of Great Britain Which
Virtually Amounts to Forelrjn In
terventionNo Meeting Held Today
Bulgaria to End Armistice If Turkey
Withdraws Her Delegates From
LONDON. .Tun. 10. Generally n.,
eepted as forci'ii-ding intervention by
the Kuropeau powers to sitilo tin-Tiirko-Ilalkan
wnr, it wun announced
late today (hut the eace envoys here
probably would meet tomorrow at the
request of Sir Kdwnrd Grey, the
Dritisli secretary for foreign affairs.
The chief of (he Turkish plenipo
tentiaries, united (he foreign office
thin afternoon and iutiiontcd (hat n
resumption of (he jK-uee conferences
with the Jhifkau envoys will he m,j
hle only n( Sir Kdward's request. It
wns strongly intimated that the Hrit
ish foreign secretary would make thin
request which is understood to
amount virtually, lo foreign interven
tion. Although today hnd been tacitly
agreed iiihiii for a resumption, neith
er the Turkish or Ilnlkan plenipoton
tiaries hud requested n reocniiig' of
the meetings, despite the fact (lint
(he gnllorv of St. James, palace had
heen prepared for their use. Knell
side says it is up to (he other to
make the first overtures.
It is stated on high authority that
if the Turkish envoys fail to net in n
ennollirttnrymiinuer, the Balkan rep
resentatives tvill ,.a meeting to.
morrow, formally brenk off die ne
gotiations and rosunii1 the wnr.
The ambassadorial "eonein(ions"
were resumed today. It is stated
that the several governments have
not ye( authorized (heir ambassadors
here to take definite notion. Heforo
tomorrow it is generally exoctcd the
Kiiropcnn powers will he ready (o
intervene nnd compel Turkey to grant
the demands of (he allies.
Premier Dnneff. chief of the Ihil
gnrian envoys here, in n Muteinciit
issued todnv said:
"If Turkey withdraws her. dole
gates from London nfter the allies
call another meeting of the pence
conference tomorrow, Bulgaria will
end the armistice on the fourth day."
FRENCH DEFEAT MOORS
SLAYING FIVE HUNDRED
PAItlS, Jan. 10 A body of
French troops guarding tho lines of
communication In tho southern part
of Morrocco were attacked today by
a large force of Moors near Mogador.
according (o advices received hore.
After a hard fight (ho Moors were re
pulsed with a loss of 500 men killed.
Tho Froucu loss was twelve killed
and about fifty wounded.
Tho French column was command
ed by Colonel Devis.
OAKLAND, Cal., Jan. 10. A new
schedule of agreements between the
Pacific Coast Systom of tho Southern
Pacific company and the Order of
Hnllroad Telegraphers Is tho object of
a meeting horo today by juombors of
tho latter organization. The pres
ent schedule has boon In effect since
1907 and although It Is certain (ho
telegraphers will asl: for an Increase
In wages, (here has been no sugges
tion of'a strike.
WILSON TO SPEAK TO
CHICAGO COMMERCIAL CLUB
CHICAGO, Jnn, 10. Prcsldent
Elect Wood row Wilson will arrive
hore onrly tomorrow tp dollver an
address tomorrow night on "Future
Uti8lness of tho Country," nt tho Com
morclal club's banquet. Ho will re
turn oust Tuesday,
Negro Messenger Says That Charles
Slump and Frank Mcrrell, Office
Boys, Went Through Standard Oil
Files aniVWiotbgraphed Letters.
Alt Got Small Pay From Trust and
Had Chance to Earn'n Little Side
CHICAGO, Jan. 10. Doforo leav
ing Chicago, Willie Winkfiold, the
negro messenger formerly employed
hy the Standard Oit j!oinpnnyf who is
today on lu wny to Washington,
where he will testify tomorrow before
(ho f emit iv investignthurt committee,
gnve oht n statement in which he Im
plicated two otters7 in tho nllogcd
(heft of letters written hy John D.
Archhold ( vnrious senator?, con
gressmen, governors) nnd other pith
lie officials which nrc snid to hnvo
heen sold lo ngcnU of Wra. It. Hearst.
When those letters were published
several yearn ngo they created it pro
found Hilitiea sensation, forcing the
retirement to private life of several
officials who were dourihed in tho
Winkficld wiid he cnugtit Charles
Stump nml Frank Morrcll, fellow em
ployes rifling the files of (ho oil com
pany nfter hours. They wei;e no bad
ly honred, he said, (hat (hey offered
"to let him in" if he would keep quiet.
Witikfield said he did not know why
the letters were being stolen and de
nied (hat he ever received ono-lhird
of the iKU.OOO said to have been di
vided between tint thres men. ,.,
"I learned the hnsine. vf nil Iho.
"big men" who came to see Standard
Oil officials In having handled (heir
cards before letting them in" paid
Winkfiold. "I wasn't getting much
salary and couldn't got n raise, so
T jimt agreed to gel in (ho game.
Morrcll who wns nn office hoy and
file clerk', nnd Slump would go over
the copy hooks nnd when they camo
(o a leder (hat looked good they took
it (o n nliotographer."
Witikfield snid he did not know the
present wherenhouts of Slump nnd
Morrcll. He declared he woul make a
clean breast of his connection with
the affair before the sennte commit
(oo tomorrow, tolling (ho e.xnet sum
he received for his pnrt in it.
ONE LIFE LOST
BY OHIO FLOODS
CO LUM Ill'S, Ohio. Jnn. 10. Ite
por(s received (oday at (ho offlco of
(he Ohio National Guard tell Increas
ing danger of tho floods along (bo
Ohio river. Tho medical and hospital
corps of (ho state mllllla ara held In
readiness (o rush supplies for tho
relief of the sufferers.
WHEELING. W. Va Jan, 10.
The crest of the flood In tho Ohio
river hero was reached today. Ono
person, Mrs. Jumes McCann, light
house tender, Is known to hnvo been
drowned, ami another, Mrs. Ll.zlo
Illnke, GO years old, Is missing.
An Island In tho river hero, whoro
thousands of persons resided, Is at
Itullroad and streot car traftlo Is
suspended and tho Btipply of nadir
nl gns cut off, entailing enormous
dumnge and great suffering, Tho
snmo flood conditions extend 200
miles down the river. Many Indus
trial plants nro tied up.
LAND FRAUDERS PETITION
PRESIDENT FOR PARDON
WASHINGTON. Jan. 10. Apploca
tlous for pardon by Frederick A.
Hydo and Joost II. Schneider, con
victed of conspiracy to defraud tho
United States in connection with
California and Oregon lands, are on
fllo hora (oduy wl(h I'resldet Tuf(.
Hydo was seu(enced to two years
Imprisonment and a flue of $10,000
aud Schneider was glvon 11 months
and a S 1,000 flno.