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WENATCHEE DAILY WORLD
VOLUME I. -NO. 102. SOUTH IN FAVOR OF ROOSEVELT RATE PLAN Every Southern Member of Congress in Favor of Legislation Demanded by President SOUTH WILL BE BENEFITED Unfair Rates Haee Prevented Growth of Cotton Factories in South ern States NEW ORLEANS, Oct. 27.— The Picayune has begun a canvass of the southern democratic members of Con gress on President Roosevelt's plan to give the interstate commerce commis sion authority to fix nraixmum iailroad freight rates. So Tar every member of Congress heard from has deolared in favor of tbe legislation demanded by he President. Congressman J. Sharp Williams, of Mississippi, says: ' Ur.' Roosevelt is doing a good and brave thing in maintaining his un compromising attitude on this quest ion. The Bouth will benefit more than any other part of the coontiy from the proposed legislation. We would have been manufacturing, in my opinion, two thirds of the cotton of the United Sta.es today, but for the existence of unfair ani pteferentail rates, chiefly on the raw material cv its way to the imlls." Among the others who expressed themselves in favor of rairload rate leigslation are Senator Culberson of Texas and Representatives Watkins and Robertson of Louisiana. RAILROAD HOSPITAL CAR CHICAGO, Oct. 23—An especially designed hospital car on the Southern Pacific railway, which was on exhibit ion at the Rock Island staMon yester day, contains an opeiating room equip ped with all applianoea such as cau be found in the most modern hospital. The car is equipped with a dietary kitchen to be used when the oar is leased for the transportation of an invalid Another novel feature is the ar rangement of the berths When not in use these berths are sunk into the floor, leaving the entire space in tehe maia section of the car free for movable chairs or seats. FIX DAMAGES AT DOLLAR A DAY FOR LIFE ST. LOUIS., Oct. 28.—Mrs. Sarah Westervelt yesterday was awarded damages of $1 a day for the rest of her life in a suit against the St. Louis Transit and United Railways company for injuries she received in a street car She is 54 years old. Judge Barclay, before whom the suit was tried, figured with insurance actuaries and in his address gave the jury the estimate of the plaintiff's life term, which served as a basis of the verdict. The woman was awarded $6,000. The attorneys Secured that she would live 15 years, and this would be about tl a day. Literally howerer. no "no dollar a day" was rendeied. WENATCHEE, WASHINGTON, SATURDAY OCTOBER 28. 1905 JOSEPH RAMSEY, JR., AND HIS WAR WITH GEORGE GOULD. For ten years Joseph Ramsey. Jr.. has been largely identified with the growth of the Wabash railroad, aud his contest with George Gould over the control of the road has attracted much attention. He was born In Pittsburg fifty-five years ago and has beeu a railroad man for over a third of a century. He became president of the Wabash in 1901 and quarreled with George Gould a few months ago over the management of the road. CONFLICT IN RUSSIA SURE TO BRING BLOODSHED Revolutionists and Terrorists are Absolutely Bent on Forcing a Con flict and Nothing but Blood will Satisfy Them. ST. PETERSBURG, Ocr. 28.—Th at tlie present situation cannot end with out bloodshed is the conviction pre vailing in the higher government cir cles, which from moment to moment are expecting a conflict between the troops and the revolutionists in St. Petersburg ana news of the trouble in the provinces especially at KharkofT, which has been declared in a state of siege. Governors have been instruct ed to take all necessary steps to pre serve order. One of the most prominent members of the emperor's council received the Associated Prets correspondent today and'said with evidence ot deep emotion: "The situation is a grievous and painful one, and see no way out of it, except by the employment of armed force. Please do not misunderstand me. I look upon the prospect with tears, but it is becoming more and more evident that the troops will be compelled to fire. I can see no other possible outcome. The revolutionists and terrorists are absolutely |bent on forcing a conflict upon us, and nothing we can do will satisfy them. The etxension of the scope of the assemb ly means nothing to them. It is a frightful disease from which Russia is suffering and, sad and painful as it is, the government must act with force.'' COLLECTS MONEY AS CHARITY AND PLAYS THE RACES BROOKLYN. N.Y .. Oct. 28 — Ar rested for making collections os tensibly for charitable purposes from such well-known people as August Belmont, Helen Gould, Viola Allen and Maude Adams, and appropriating the money amounting to $10,000 dur ing the last three year?, Miss Mil dred Cnrrau, formerly an actress broke down in court yesterday and confess ed. It was her practice she £said, to secure her unauthorized contribution in the morning, and in the afternoon to go to the races. In the last three mouths she had collected tl. 109, and nearly all of it was lost on the races. CAUGHT MONSTER HALIBUT WEIGHING 750 POUNDS TACOMA, Oct. 2?.—ln theoargo of fish brought down from Taku harbor by the Pacific Cold Strage company's steamar Elihu Thompson, was a hali but that weighted 7M pounds. It measured seven feet in length and more than three feet across. This is said to be the largest hailbut ever brought to this port. The big fish was caught by one of the company's fishing parties, taken to Taku and frozen foi shipment to Tacoma. SEATTLE BUILDING COLLAPSES. INJURING TWO SEATTLE, Oct 27—The sixth floor of the Lowman & Hanford building, a steel structure now under construct ion here, oolUpsed about noon today Eveiy floor was carried away, and the tons nfjooncrete went crashing into tbe basement Roy Campbell and Mike Mannix, workmen employed about the building, were painfully hut not seriously injured It is supposed that the ooncrete floors weie too heavy tor their supports SPANISH STEAMER WRECKED ISLAND OF HELIGOLAND, Prus sia, Oct 27—The Spanish steamer Zuria, fiom Rosario fot Hamburg, went ashore off the sooth rooks daring a gale today and shortly afterward went to pieces No cue was diowned, 17 per sons being rescued by the eovrenment -teamer Triton Peachey Addition Offers the best values for investment in in Wenatchee today. If you want a GOOD THING which will double your money in a short time look over the remaining offerings in Peachey Addition. ARTHUR GUNN . . REAL ESTATE AND FINANCIAL AGENT .. . Owners Managing Agent for Peachey Addition. Three Acres in One PEACHY ADDITION W All Smooth and Tillable Jj£ Water Right. Fenced ONLY $900 Only Half Cash - Balance Two Payments BOUSQUET &. HOLM ENDORSE PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT'S PLANS FOR FREIGHT RATES Unanimous Endorsement of Presi dent's Position on Rate Problem by Delegates Representing 44 States and Large Number of business Firms CHICAGO, Oct. 28.—Both con vent ion sof the interstate commerce law leapueadjournedsine die last night without making any effots at recon ciliation, and in consequence there will be two regularly organized bodies, one working for the rate regulation suggested by President Roosevelt, and the other for railroad rate legislation favored by interested ahipperr. The regular convention, before adj- jas the head of the driver and were of ourning, adopted resolutions indorsing »U sizes and descriptions. The larg- President Roosevelt's plans for jest box was 12 feet in length and the government freight rate regulation by [ smallest not less than two teet square, enlarging the powers of the interstate j All t.ie packages were marked "Pre commerce ommission. It was also de- ' sents to Miss Roosevelt" cided to send a copy of the platform as adopted direct to the Whitehouse by a committes of five. In addittion to such action, the con vention determined to send President Roosevelt a telegram, saying the con vention, representing 44 states and territories and a large number of busi ness, producing and manufacturing concerns,a had adopted [resolution* iudorsing the President's position on the rate ptoblem as laid down in his message. BOY SHOOTS OFF HIS HEAD WHILE HUNTING NEW WESTMINSTER, 8.C., Fri- j day, Oct. 27.—A fatal gunning accid- j enta ocourred about three miles from j the city yesterday evening when Em- j est Hawkins, the 15 year old son of Mr. and.Mrs. G. F. Hawkins, of this city, accidentally shot himself through his head with a gun. Hawkins and gtwo companions were pheasant hunting. Hawkins who appeared to b? get ting tired, dropped behind the others , oarrying the gun over his shoulder by the barrel. His two com panions were about 100 yards ahead of him when a pheasant flew up and Hawkins pulled his gun forward. The trigger caught in a twig polling the gun back so that his head Jwas in front of the barrel. The gun went off, kill ing tbe young man instantly. Hawkins waa a highly resneoted young man and a student of the Irifh iiohonl of this city, wher« his father and mother and several brothers and sistets survive him. FIVE CENTS PER COPY. TWENTY-THREE BIG BOXES FULL OF ALICE'S GIFTS It Takes a Big Express Wagon and Stout Team of Horses to Haul Miss Roosevelt's Presents From the Deck To the Ferry. SAN FRANCISCO. Ost. 28.—Many gifts received by Miss Aice Rocseveljt in her tour of the Orient have bee.i taken from the hold of the Pacific Mail liner Siberia and transported to the ferry for shipment east. Twenty three cases bearing tbe name of Mis* Roosevelt were d ischarged from the Siberia and loaded on the Wells Fargo wagon They were heaped as high Of the contents of the cases nothing was known by the local customs officials, as the gifts had teen shipped j through the port to Washington in j bond. Several cases were marked : "glassware" and one of the cases cor tained a large wicker chair from Ma nila Others bore the legend "handlo ; with care" In spite of the fact that the baggage of Miss Roosevelt went through in bend to Washington, the Siberia broke all records in the amount of personal tax of dutiable articles brought in by[pass engers The amount of customs duties collected on the personal baggage of tne Siberia's passengers exceeded 14,000. E. H Harrimnn paid $2000 duties on his personal baggage. REAL ESTATE TRANSFERS Mary Brown, to F. A. Rogears i lots in the Great Northern plat Wenat chee $130. F. R Watson to F. P. Bethel 80 aores near Leavenworth, Ira Freer et al to Clara B. Thayer 20 acres near Cashmere, $1200. A. C. Jones to J. S. Stagg et al 1C acres'near Cashmere $1600. Weoatohee Development Co. to F. A. Rogers one lot in Great Northern play of Wenatchee, $76. T. 8. Land, Cattle and Frnits Co. to J. H. Watkins, $700. M. S. Berry to D. I. Henry et al 30 mVm near Lake Chelan, $100. United States of America tit E. H. Foster, ltfO acres near Lake Ohelao, homestead grant.