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THE OREGON MIST
VOL. XXVIII. " " - - : -. H,T. IIISMiNH, OREGON, Fit I J) AY, APRIL 2, 1909. XO. 18. HARRIMAN HILL PACT Big Railroad MagnatesJHold Con lurencc In California. NORTHWEST WILL BE DISCUSSED Traffic Arrmmnt Would Mn th Abandoning of Hrrlmn tin lo Pug! Sound Poind, Hn Francisco, March 27. -That the llarrlman and Mill railroad furre arc gniilnK together ami that an agree maul In regard to Oregon affairs is Im pvtullng lwro apparent yvslrrtlay. Aflrr K. II. Ilarritnan and Uwla W, Hill, president of the (Jreal Northern, had m-t at I'aao Uohlt. Thurla night, they rama on to Kan Kinm-isco together jrelnlay on Mr. lUrrlnimi'i private train and wera in cunforrttre most uf the- nmniltig. After their ar rival here they were, nwl by (.'. II. Nutt, gnieral manager of the Noribmi I'selrtc; J. I'. O linen, of the Oregon Kailroad A Navigation cniny mil Koutlierti I'arlrte in Oregon; K. K. Cal vin, vice (iretliieiit of (he Southern IV cilte, and William K. Ilerrln, and ar ranged In an tnfurmal talk, which or. cupied half an hour, fur ronfrrer.re to take place Utay twtween Mr. Hill, Mr. u linen ami air .Null for the pur pue of dlantMllig traltle affair, lie yond aimpiy staling that aurh a confer' enre would take place Unity, the uftV ctals refused to give any Information a tu what the probable reault of the runfvrenc would b. preferring not W make public any of their ilana until after Ihey have held their mrrlli g. The .re.itl-e of Mr. O'llrien and Mr, Nutt Implie clnarly that tha ron frnr will relale to points ,rre the llarrlman and Hill line rome into Competition In Oregon and Washing bi. There i atlll lima to make Ualf.c arrangement in'rrgard lo busi ngs helween rarllandand 1'wg"! suum), f. r construe! tun of the liarriman ex tenoion northward from I'urtlarol ha not rugred so far but thai more nwmey would he aave-l by aharulotitng aame of the work already dun than by completing tha line. ATTACK ON H00S6VELT. BOYCOTTS OUR GOODS. Japan, Ufa Preiail of "Pur Fooi La" A Ron. Victoria. II. C. March 27 - That a boycott of Amerirnn goo'a under guiae of enforcement of a "pur food law" hat been atarted in Jan ia the Hate men t of a Weekly newapaper published at Yokohama. Tha paper says: "Kor m uneiplaineahlr reaaon ex cepting that action haa been taken un er the 'fund law,' Japanrs official, backed up by police oltlcera, have been railing uun foreign and native grocer ami contieralli'g their toe a a of Certain bramlt of gouda, Strange to ', the good, contlaraUnl have been American gnul only, and the ollU-ial ilo nt even look at U Hrltiah, (ernan and Kr.-nch g'wl. Another feature of theee trange proceeding wa that nearly all the article confiscate.! bore the stamp of the American hralth board ami ea-h package waa printed with all the name of the Ingredient contained." Caatro I Furloo. Rnrdeaux. March 27. "If I am a criminal, why haven't my accuser the courage lo allow me lo return lo Vene tuela and defend myaelf T" exclaimed Clprlano Caatro thi afternoon, when an agent of the French steamship com pany nttklalty informed him that he mut h ave the steamer Ouadatoujie, on which he aail today, befor that vessel reaches Venexuela. "All 1 auk I tha right to a fair trial," he declared. "I am prepared to accept the rrult. The refusal of Gomel to iermit m to enter Veneiuela la overwhelming proof that, they have no cue against me, but real le that, if I act foot on Vomxuelan aoil, tlielr gama la up." Los All-Nighl Battle. Outride. Okla., March 27.-On the of the famou Creek Indian up rlaing of last year at Hickory settle ment, throe negroe were killed, live were wounded and 41 were captured in battle between 20 deputy aherilT and Km ncgroea, The lighting begun late Wedneaday afternoon and contin ued until 1(1 o'clock Thumday. A po' Went from Henrietta, 18 mile to the negro aettlement to arreat cattle thieve thought to be concealed in a ngro'a hoiiao. The battle took place at the edge of the negroea' camp. Pullman Car I Held Up. Ienvnr, March 27. Two highway men entered a Pullman car In the Den ver & Rio 0 ramie yard, at Wt Den ver, eurly today, held up tho pen "", alx In number, and tho conductor nd iwrter, and got away with about MOD In caah. The only woman paam-n-fer. Mr. N. R. Iliiaaey, of Hwth Hay Harbor, M., waa not moleated. The er w ,mrt 0f Denver & Kio (irande fln No. 3, which waa held up at Mili tary Junction a low weeka ago. Burled Weapon Found. Frontera. Max., March 27. During the work of excavation going- on here, re acceptable with an Immense aort nwnt of prehistoric arm waa uncover d. The entire depoalt ia in an admir uleatateof preacrvatloa. A great many of the arm are atrnnga to the eollectlona now extant. A complete "It of armor, made from copper, la among the articlea, and many kinds of pona. ,. Blr.g, Png,r 10 Mil E-Prldnt. I i.... ..... '' an.- An attempt to ai.ainat Tl.e.lor llooaovolt v. a. made on th tteamthlp Hamburg, '"""" Uiapatvhe received hero to ly torn Hurt, IUil of Kayal, At 0"', 1 bn anaNin' attempt wm fru- trate.1, the diapatrhe add, and the man wai placed in Iron. A Ihe teainer waa loalng tight of iu uiueepp loall, atecrage pa- """ wruxe irom ma companion and ..,..., ,r ,B upjwr deck, where Mr. .. w iBiHiuig wun hi on nerrnii, Ml.. I I . . . . . wi inern uiko n.v oo, anoutiHj Toati, in Kngliah, ,ow no tarmi i pay it n." .bailor aelted Toati. uuirklv mi.trr i mm, rarr ed him below and by the captain a order nut him in irona. ror four day the prisoner refuaivl to eat. Constantly crvlnir: "Iti.v,.lt i. trying to Mjiaun me." llten the ahln doctor had to taaU- all food offered to Toati bifore he would eat it. At Mr. ieveU rmiueat the tramahip Hamburg' couraa rhsngml tu the Azure. KINO TO ABDICATE. Paler Preparta to Giva Up Claim on Servian Throne. Helgrade, March 30. - Denrted by liuaaia and confronli-d with the de mand of all the M)wer that the BMcnt to the annexation by Austria of Koania ami Herzegovina w ithout any conce akin to hernrlf, Servia ha swallowed the bitter doae and now turn on King I'eter and his dynasty a the c goals. A atrong parly in parliament i agi tating for the deKltlin of King I'eter and the election of a new king, not associated with either tha Karageorge vtteh or the (Ihrenovitch dynasty. This party 1 discussing the selection of eilhrr the Duke of Tk or I'rlnce Ar thur of Cantiautfht from the llritiah royal family, hoping thereby to end the old fat'tlonal feud growing out of Ihe rivalry of th native dynaaties and to win the friendship of Great Hritain. King IV tor, on the other hand, while proposing to renounce the claim not only of hlmaclf, but hi eon George and Alexander, desire to leave the kingdom in the hand of hi ally and relative, I'rlnce Nicholas, of Montene gro, ny eecuring Ihe election oi me latter youngcit son as king, He and hi whole family are pteparing t re turn to Switzerland, whence he wa ummoi ed to take Ihe crown after the assassination of King Alexander and yueen Draga in 1903. INDIANS ARE WORSTED. Reballiou Creek Fie Befor Poss. leaving Oead and Wounded. Oklahoma City, Manh 30. A d la.-hinent of t'rarv Snake' bund of belligerent Indian was surrounded by ,1-notv sluTilfa tin afternoon near Crary .nake'a home, and a battle en surd. One Indian wsa killed, eight were raptured and the rest lied with the deputie In pursuit. There were about IS Indian in the band, which had taken refuge in a house. DeHJtle had tracked them for some distance and were informed by a farmer of their location Advancing from foursid.-s, the posse fired t the house. The Indian rushed out. scattered among the tree and made a valiant defense. The posse all the while advanced and mn routed the band. None of those captured is aeri ously wounded, but it ia known that a number of Indian were hit by the t'rarv Snake' band apparently lias tioAtoi im into iiumeroua amnll groups. It seemed at nightfall that each red skin was tr) ing to accomplish hi own escape, without regard for the grand dreams of the chieftain, to realixe which they were called together by the smoke of aignal Are. All effort at organised resistance seemed to have h.,.l drot.iMHl with theainkingof the sun. Huga Slot Machine Cot. San Francisco. March HO. More than $12.01)0,000 in nickel is tho an nual tribute of Han Franciscan to the everhusy alot machines, according to Superintendent fomte in answering J. IMUaley, a member of the grand jury, who appeared before the board of supervisor bxlny In reference to the proponed nntl-alot nmchine ordin ance ami announced that th. Inquisito rial body would have recommendation to make on tho .uhject an a result of it Inve.tigation. The supervisor a x actllguro were $12,700,000. Harrlman Get Five Fine. Salt Uke City. March .-!" United States Dintrict court today Ju,lg Mar.h.11 lined tho "ion !' lUllroad company. th Oregon Short no ll Union l'acillc Coal company and J. M. Moor, man.iger of h Union 1'aeillc Coal ln.,3,'il" each. Kverett Huekbgham, divimon Uulllc manager of the Oregon Short SS, w fined $1,000. These 1 1 no. are e result of a ault againat tho com p'uilc. by tho I). J. Sharp company. Coal Concern Payi Fine. Salt I-ke City, Man 80.-Th. UUh Fuel company pleaded guilty In h United SUM court to. lay to tto frHUiluU-.it aculaitior, o "J of coal land. .."'I l ,ln.e . o.m tr the coal extracteu, alio f iw.""" , - i. . ii the and. It OREGON STATE ITEMS OF INTEREST BUY FRUIT FARM. Minneapolli Capitalist to Plat Doug la County Ranch. Ituaehurg One of the biggest deal ever moiin in Douglas county wa dol ed at Iloseburg recently, when the Cobb Heal Kutate company sold the Round prairie ranrh to a company of Minne kiIis capitalist and banker, the con aideration being $64,000 cash. Th Hound paririe ranch I a part of the James Ilurnett donation land claim, and comprise Kevin al hundred acre. i ituated on tho South Umpqua river, eight or 10 mile south of Koivburir. and on account of It freedom from cold wind and the quality of the soil, rank with the best fruit land in the country Last year the land waa platted and placed on the market. It is the inten tion of the purchaser to adopt thi plat for their own uao and to continue the aalii of lot from their office at Minneapolis. They will first select from the entire tract 20 lite for aum mer home for their own families These home will be built before the end of two years. Uy that time, they predict, they will have 20 other fami lies on the place. The buyer figure on a new city, the name of which ha not yet been decided. DUNIWAY HURRIES WORK. Stat Printer Eapect to Hava Seaaion Law Ready Next Month. Salem State I'rinter Duniway itate that he exiect to have the law of the M0!) session printed and ready for distribution about 70 day after the adjournment of the regular session of the legislature. The volume will in clude the laws of the special session also. If the work is completed in 70 day, it will be much quicker than it haa ever been done before, although the iiearst approach to the time wa made by Mr. Duniway two year ago. The atate printer has already printed and livered a largo number of special copies of the water code and the in surance code, a per resolution passed by the legialature. The tax commis sion law and the military code are also well under way. All these measure bear the emergency clause. Ihe slate printing office ha been luipped with .thousand of dollars' worth of new material, including a latest model linotype, and the printing of the laws and other work i being greatly facilitated as a result. , waa ac- 5'rii tMh ; uun,n.y ."trymen a. ag rlcultural land. Never Knew Cattle to B So High Weston- J. F. Thompson, who ha followed the stock business for 25 years in thi locality, and ia ranging about 800 head of cattle on the break of the Umatilla river, ssys he ha nev er known beef cattle to reach auch a hlirh fiiiure a at present in the local market. He finds it difficult to evade buyer who aro offering 4 cents for cow and 6 cent for atecr. Mr. Thompson ha a calroad of beeves en gaged for shipment April I, but beyond this ha made no contract. He ia in the market for stock cattle, but finds little or no stock offering. He look for continued good price in view of the big packing house enterprises now under way at 1'ortland. Uncle Sam to Aid Crater Road. Medford According to letters re ceived by Will 0. Steel, the Crater Lake road enthusiast, the government will send as soon as the Crater Lake road commission i appointed by the governor, engineer from the Depart ment of Agriculture to take charge of the construction of the boulevard to the lake. These men will lie in the employ of the United State, tho only expense to the commission being thi livery service to enable tho men to be in the Held. Their other expense will be paid by the department as well aa their salaries. Peddler' Law Invalid. SalemIn reversing the case of the State of Oregon vs. D. Y. Wright and H. M. Ogim, the Supremo court hold that chanter 2015, law of 190C, is void because arbitrary and class legislation. The law provide that hawker and vender of stoves, ranges, wagons, carti "or any kind of four-wheeled or two-wheeled vehicles, shall first obtain a license." The defendants, Wriglt and Ogan, were arrested and convicted in tho lower court. Clean Up Weston Brickyard. Weston Work haB boon begun on the cleaning up of the Weston brick yard preparatory to the spring Burn ing, which will negin in npru, Becom ing to Manager P. T. Harbor. Orders, it is said, are being received from several points, and' a' run or lour months is anticipated. A crew of 30 men will be put to work. Hngsmnn Mnde Commissioner. Salem Governor Benson has ap- nnintnd V. C. 1 iiiroman, or rorlianu, pilot commissioner to succeed William n whnelwrio-hL resigned. The pres ent commission consists of K. D. In- nmn and F. C. Hageman, or rornana, and Frank J. Taylor, of Astoria, all of whom will hold office until February 28, 1911. Crater Lake Road Sure. ilia The County court of Jackson county has entered and ordered the appropriation of $50,000 toward construction of the Crater lake road. This will supplement the appropriation of $100,000 made by the recent legialature. NEW PLAN ADOPTED. La Grande to Expand SIOO.OOO Irrigation System. La Grande Co-operative promotion of a $400,000 irrigation project to irri gate 20,000 acre of land in thi valley ha been abandoned and in it itead a $100,000 corporation formed. Thi decision wa reached by 100 land owner in a meeting which as sembled at noon, and by 4 o'clock $32, 000 had been taken in stock. A large proportion of the subscription came from small land holders. Score of men and firms have expressed a will ingness to Uke stock. When $50,000 ia subscribed the incorporation will take place, officers elected and a head secured which can direct the placing of engineer in the field, secure complete dam site and rights of way. Sufficient stock to permit incorpora tion will be secured, it la believed, next week, and then the proposition will assume tangible shape. Accord ing to plans construction of the huge dam in Meadow Brook, 18 miles distant will be under way next fall. The dam site will be bonded to build the dam. The price of water will be $2 an acre, with a yearly maintenance fee of $1 to stockholder and non-stockholder alike, Wants Gun From Battleship. Pendleton The city, the commercial organization and the local organizations of the G. A. R. and Spanish War vet eran are co-operating in an effort to secure for this city one of the cannon being removed from the battleship Ore gon. A telegram signed by the beads of these organizations was sent to the Oregon delegation and formal applies tion will also be made to the War de partment. The cost of transporting the gun, if secured, from the navy yard to this city will be borne by public subscription. Car Can't Stop Everywhere. Salem In an answer filed in reply to an action brought by the Tilman Ford estate to compel specific perform ance of contract, the Oregon Electric railway alleges that if it is compelled to stop its cars at every farmhouse it will put the road absolutely out of bus iness. It seems that in order to secure a right of way tha railroad contracted to stop its car at a large number of points. It is alleged it has ignored these contracts. Carries Long Petition. Ontario Walter Griffiths will leave for Washington in a day or two to put the petition of the landholders under the Malheur project before the Re clamation department. He will take with him petitions of over 90 per cent of landholders under the project or ap proximately involving 150,000 acres of land. With the signing up of the land companies the success of Mr, urilhth a mission seems almost as sured. Realty Men Get Together. Roseburg A meeting of represent atives of all the real estate firms in the city waa held at the Commercial club rooms and an organisation per fected to be known as the Roseburg Realty board. PORTLAND MARKETS. Wheat Bluestem milling, $1,223 (.il.25; club, $1.10; red Russian, $1.08; bluestem, shipping, $1.17,; valley, $1.10. Oats No. 1 white, $39fn40. Barley Feed, $31 per ton. Hay Timothy, Willamette valley, $13il5; Kastern Oregon, $16(U8; clover, . $12(n.l3; alfalfa, $14.60(al5; grain hay, $1S. 14 ; cheat, $13. SOW 14.50; vetch, $13.50(n 14.60. Apples 65c(ii,$2. 50 per box. Potatoes $1.40(iil. 50 per hundred; sweet potatoes, 211(k21C per pound. Vegetables Turnips, $1 per sack; carrots, 90c; parsnips, $1.50; beets, $1.76; horseradish, 10c per pound; ar tichokes, 76((i,90c per dozen; aspara gus, 8(d, 12 c per pound; beans, 25c; cabbage, So 4c; cauliflower, $2.50; celery, $4.76 per crate; lettuce, head, 85c per dozen; onions, 40ii50c per dozen; parsley, 35c per dozen; peas, 16c per pound; radishes, 35c per dozen; rhubarb, $1.75(n,2 per box; spinach, $1(11:1.10. Onions Oregon, $1.75 per hundred. Butter City creamery, extras, 82c; fancy outside creamery, 30(i32c; store, 18w 20c. Butter fat prices aver age 1 cents per pound under regular butter price. Eggs Oregon ranch, 20(i 21c. Poultry Hens, 16((fl6vc; broilers, 24(ii26c; fryers, 18(d;20c; roosters, old, 10((i;llc; young, 14(i 15c; ducks, 20ftr 22nc; geese, 10c; turkeys, 18((i,19c; squab, $2.6001 3. Veal Extras, 10(if:llc; ordinary, Hit 8c; heavy, 5c. Pork Fancy, 9((i;10c; large, 8(i) Hops 1909 contracts, 10ri0c; 1908 crop, 7f7'c; 1907 crop, 8((t4c; 1906 crop, ls((i2c. , Wool Eastern Oregon, contracts, 16 (i:18c; valley, 16(17c; mohair, chioce, 23((f23Vc. Cattle Top steers, $r.25 (a1 5.60; fair to good, $4. 7501.5; common to me dium, $3. 25oi 4. 60; cows, top. $4.26; fair to good, $3.60of4; common to me dium, $2.60(i!3.50; calves, top, $5(u? 6.50; heavy, $3.60((4; bulls and stags, fat, $3((i3.60; common, $2(i2.76. Hogs BeBt, $7.25(ri)7.80; fair to good, $6.76(i07; stackers, $5.60(a;6.60; China fats, $6.76. Sheep Top wether, $50( 5.75; fair to good, $4.600i;4.75; ewes. h,c less on all grades; lambs, top, $6.50(i;6.75; fair to good, $C0j6.60. FUNERAL IN 8TATE HOUSE. Qovernor Cosgrove Will Be Burled at Olympia With Military Honors. Olympia, Wash., March 30. The funeral of Governor Samuel G. Coa ls rove, who died Sunday morning at Paso Robles, will be held in this city Wednesday at 2 o'clock, with full mili tary honors. The body will be met in Portland this evening by a military escort, Gov ernor M. 2. Hsy, state officer and a committee from the recent house and senate. The funeral cortege will reach Olympia early Wednesday morn ing, ana the body oi the late governor will immediately be taken to the cap! tol, where it will lie in state until noon. Services will be held in the house chamber at 2 o'clock and interment will be in this city. All companies of the national guard stationed in Western Washington will be called out and will participate in the services. Governor Cosgrove was a member of several secret orders, and each of these orders will send delegations to the cer emonies. Lieutenant Governor Hay, who has been acting governor since January 27, and who will take the oath of office as governor, has issued a proclamation requesting all public offices to be closed Wednesday, and that memorial services be held throughout the state at the hour of interment. Samuel G. Cosgrove, late governor of Washington, waa born in Tuscara was county, Ohio, April 10, 1847, and reared in Defiance county Ohio, on a farm. He enlisted in the Union army in the fall of 1863, in Company E, Fourteenth Ohio Volunteers, P. I., and waa discharged in July, 1865, at the close of the war. He entered Ohio Wesleyan University in 1866 and grad uated in 1873. He then read law and was admitted to the bar in 1875. He worked his way through college and his law course. In his early life he taught school. He was a lifelong Re publican and a resident of Pomeroy, Wash., since 1882. Mr. Cosgrove was a member of the state constitutional convention and was a McKinley and Roosevelt elector. At the time of his election as governor he was a regent of the state university, an appointee of Governor Mead. He waa prominent in Grand Army and lodge circles, being a member of a number of secret orders, including the Masons, Elks and Oddfellows. In addition to practising law, he farmed for the last 20 years, being the owner of a 1,400-acre farm in Wash ington and Idaho. He leaves a family consisting of a widow, two sons and a daughter. CARS FOR WOMEN. New York Transit Company Starts Novel Innovation. New York, March 30. Although the idea of having separate subway cars for women doesn't seem to meet with the approval of the Inter bo rough Rapid Transit company, a decisive test of the plan will be made on the Hudson tun nel system beginning next Wednesdsy morning. If it is found to work satis factorily in adding to the accommoda tions for passengers or facilitating the movement of trains, it will be made a permanent feature of the line. William G. McAdoo, president of the Hudson & Manhattan Railroad com pany, in announcing bis plan today, said that when the idea was suggested first it did not seem feasible, but after studying the problem, he decided it waa well worth testing. The special cars for women will be run only in "rush" hours to begin They will be attached to all trains leaving Hoboken between 7 and 9 o'clock in the morning, and those leav ing Manhattan between 4:30 and 7 o clock in the evening. The porters now at each station will pay particular attention to the last cars and their women passengers. Insurgents Get Active. Seoul, March 30. From the reports received from interior Corea it appears that the activity of the insurgents is increasing with the coming of spring, Residences of district magistrates have been raided and government funds to a considerable amount seized. It is reported that 700 insurgents have overrun Yanajyu province and are mur dering and pillaging on all sides, strik ing terror into the hearts of the inhab itants. It is believed here the insur gents are receiving encouragements from outside of Corea. Leprosy Vaccine Found. Manila, March 30. Dr. Moses Klegg, bacteriologist of the bureau of science at Manila, has succeeded in cultivating the leprosy bacillus. He used the organisms from both living lepers and the belies of victims of leprosy. The bureau of science has prepared a leprosy vaccine and intends to carry forward a series of experi ments with the object of establishing a special treatment for leprosy. Great things are expected of this discovery. Old Mine Disaster Found. Nacozari, Mex., March 80. Miners employed in the famous Babacanora property have uncovered evidences of a mine disaster many years ago, in which 60 men are said to have been buried alive by a huge cavein. 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