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uA GHANDJB. UNION COUNTY. OBEGON.
WEDNESDAY. FEBRUARY 16, 1910
NUDE DANCER TO
SUICIDE IN SEN.
LADY CONSTANCE RICHARDSON
BEADED FOB SEW IOEK
OJEmOSS FRO:! SOCIALISTS TO
FEUSSIAN EIEASURE ENDS
IEAIFULLY TO OAfJY
IABS, BANDS ASP SOSES CUT
r , OFF BT THE TE00P 8 ABELS
TTlth fixed bayonets cavalry charges
, lata compact mass of rioting so
cialists Fight grlttlly bat are fore
.'. cd to ran to shelter Hospitals fil--
led , with the suffering, many of
whom are dying.
Berlin, Feb. 16. Socialists and
their sympathizers gathered In the
streets of Neumunster today and re
fused . to disperse , at the orders at
the military - and were charged by
the troops. Scores were taken io
.hospitals suffering from, horrible
'. Charge Witt' Fixed Bayonets t
' Soldiers sent to ' break up social
istic demonstrations charged with
fixed bayontes into the 'compact mass
of men who were unable, owing to
the crowdedstreeta to escape the wea
pons of the troops. Driven at bay
by very numbers, the mob turned on
the soldiers and hand to hand con
flctsy raged In the thoruoghfares.
The cavalry was used to break up
' the lighting hordes,: and only when
they were ridden down arid trodden
beneath the horses's hoofs or slashed
with sabers did the socialists break
and run to - shelter in doorways,
courts and houses.
. Noses and Ears Chopped off. -
Those taken to the hospitals were
suffering from - terrible mutilations.
Many of the victims had lost ears,
noses and hands from saber slashes.
Heads were laid open and deep stab
wounds from bayonets inflicted. Ma
ny of the injured are In precarious
conditions and several may die.
The toll of blood paid. by the so
cialists today emphislzed the pro
test of their delegates when the
Prussian government's new franchise
bill was adopted. Following the ad
option of the bill, rioting by social
ista has occurred in various parts of
"The Short Bed"
Evangelist Whiston spoke to a
large audience last evening in the
Central church on "The New Man"
Baptlsimal service followed the ser
mon, and eight were baptized. He
speaks tonight on "The Short Bed."
, Local Option Campaign.
Tornoto, Ont., Feb. 16. Province
wide abolition of bars and anniu
ment of the three-fifths requirement
will be made, and plans adopted for
another local option campaign dur
ing the convention opened here txiny
by the Ontario branch of the Domin
Trenton, Feb.-16. Raymond Rob
bins, of Chicago, who has been ac
tive In interesting prominent woman
In the cause of the shirtwaist strik
ers, Is a leading factor In the co
operative shirt waist factory . which
opened here today. Miss Ethel H.
Stuart, of New York, Is president of
the new concern, which is expected
to provide employment for about BOO
strikers from New York and Phila
delphia. Mrs. Robblns says that
more than 100 orderB, chiefly from
women's colleges, have already been
received to be filled by the new fac
tory. It Is about time that somebody
nominated Pinchot and Glavls as a
ticket for Mil
Driven ont by- King and friends for
, famous barefoot stout '
London. Feb. 16. Commanded to
never again appear at the St James
court and Indignant at many of her
friends who apparently are willing
to ostracize her for this reason, Lady
Constance Richardson, whose won
derful barefoot and "undress" dances
Incurred the displeasure of King Ed
ward, is going to , America, It is
rumored here also that the dancer's
husband, Sir Edward Richardson,
has suffered financial reverses thta
make it Umost necessary, for Lady
Constance to help. ,
Report today has it that Lady Con
stance will engage in vaudeville
work In New York.
. Mrs. Guness not Found.
Laporte, ; Ind., Feb. 16. Sheriff An
stiss of Laporte iounty, who went to
Washington state to search for Mrs.
Belle Gunness, today wired that the
report that the alleged murdress was
on the Pacific coast Was unfounded.
, On this trip the earth is turning In
the Bapae direction In which aid man
WeBton .is walking. That may be
r GABBIT BLOCKLASD HURT
Falls under moving house and badly
Injured last night. .
To be run over by a house and
seriously injured internally and ex
ternally," last night, fell to the lot
of Garrit Blockland, one of the prom
inent farmer of,the Island City dis
While the structure befag moved
was not a very large one, It never
theless had enough ; weight to badly
Injure Mr. Blockland, who bad been
driving the team from the inside.
It seems there was no floor in the
structure and Mr. Blockland was
walking along with the moving struc
ture, handling his team with lines
run through the door. 1
In some way he fell and was
caught under the walls of the' build
ing and actually run over before the
team was stopped.
Dr. N. Molitor was called last night
and again this morning to alleviate
suffetlng and dress flesh wounds.
No bones 'were broken. ;
Late this afternoon Dr. Molitor re
ported Mr. Blockland as resting sat
isfactorily and that te will undoubt
edly recover. '
Y MINES IDLE
TROUBLE STARTED BY ENGIN.
EERS IS BUTTE MISES. .
All but three of big mines are closed
.own during row.
Butte, Mont, Feb. 16. Every mine
around Bujte with the exception of
the Silver Bow, Brekely and Moun
tain Consolidated, . suspended opera
tions today. The suspension in the
result of an attempt on the part of
the Union engineers employed in the
mines to separate from the Western
Federation of Miners and organize a
Union to affiliate with International
Engineer's Union. It Is estimated to
day that 1000 men are Idle. " t" '
The smelting works of former U.
S. Senator W. A. Clark were closed
this morning. The three mines that
have not been closed all belong to
the Amalgamated Company.
; Parol Law YFrong
Springfield, 111., Feb. 16. The Su
preme Court today held that the state
parol law was unconstitutional. The
decision will, It Is believed, affcd
the freedom of Pail Steensland, th-
convicted banker, Vho was recently
paroled and Ail. ptoliubly compel
his return to the penitentiary.
OUTSFOEEN fri DEFIANCE CF THE
NEW HAYES laeSATIONElU
, NOW EEFG1EU. GOXSSESS
YEIDED INSIN CATION AIMED
'r,' AT TAFT ADMINISTRATION
j-' - t, '
Naturalisation alone will be a pana
cea Is the cry of leading Journal
in Toklo today Hayes Bill attack
on Japanese Is entirely tiresome
Is paper's opinion Bill ready Ira.
Toklo, Feb. 16 "We are tired of
the anti-Japan American politician"
declares the Asahi today In an edi
torial which Is a typical comment on
the Hayes Bill in the American con
gress. "The question of the natural
ization of Japanese in America is one
of the most important matters of the
present time," continues the Asati.
"The time has ripened for Japan to
take a decisive step towards co-operation
with the better elements,
such as are represented by Formef
Naturalization a Pamwcs. '
; "It is. time for this country to be
gin negotiations with a better class
of Americans looking toward legaliz
ing Japanese naturalization. Natur
alization will be a permanent solu
tion of the problem. Japanese should
become American citizens.
"Such attacks as that made upon
the Japanese in the Hayes Bill are
becoming tiresome. , They are Inspir
ed only by the lower element in Am
erica, but it Is time for Japan to act."
The Asahi is one of the leading pa
pers of Japan and has a wide Influ
ence. Since the report was publish
ed here that the congressional com
mittee had reported the Hayes Bill
favorably, papers have been strong
in their expressions of indignation.
Washington, Feb. 16. The exclu
sion bill introduced In the House by
Hayes of California, will Boon come
up for final action. It has been re
ported favorably by the committee
on Immigration. One clause of the
measure reads: "To exclude persons
who under the provisions of the re
vised statutes of the United States,
are Ineligible to become citizens of
the United States unless they are
merchants, teachers, students or
travelers for curloBity or pleasure."
The bill Is general In character,
but refers directly to Asiatics, as
they are the only people not eligible
Army and Navy to Fight
Constantinople, Feb 16 Troops oc
cupied Athens today participating in
an attack by the Greek navy which
with the navy partisans will be the
climax of a long standing enmity
between the land and water forces
of the country. . News of the occupa
tlon of the city reached here today
in dispatches from Athens. The mes
sage stated that a .strict censorship
of newB is being maintained, and th
situation is believed here to be crlt
Whitman College Celebrates.
Walla Walla, Waoh., Feb16. Sto
dents, faculty and alumni of Whit
man College today celebrated the fif
tieth anniversary of that Institution
in connection with a celebration in
commemoration of the : 100th annl
vereary of the founder, Cushing Ellis
whose birth and death occurred on
February 16th. The actual founding
of Whitman was on December 20th,
1860, when Gov. Newell signed the
charter of the Whitman Seminary. .
THE KEW IE0NCLAO ORDINANCE
WCULD FEEtfENT THE RENEW
AL CF NEAR BEER LICENSES
PROPERTIES OF SEAB BEER
WILl BE KEYNOTE OF AFFAIR
Xew ordinance says bo place may
sell bererage containing In excess
of one-half of one per cent of !
' cohol Situation now before the
council Is a knotty one at the ve
ry best '
Council meeting - tonight may be
simply a routine session to pass bills
receive reports of committees on the
various improvement districts and so
forth, or there may be somethl ig
doing when the several near beer ap
plications for the renewal of their
licenses are presented. - V
A few Weeks ago the council pas
sed an ordinance that is supposed to
be double barreled, hair triggered,
and warranted to convlet the retail
er of beverages containing-in excess
of one-half of one per cent. )
Here li- the oltuatlon that the coun
cil thi-' evening will have to solve: 1
There are several applications to
be acted on tonight from men who
already own near beer places.
If near beer contains more than
the Specified amount, of. alcohol .how
can ordinances be enforced and new
licenses "granted? All In all It Is a
study that will create consideration.
CHRISTIAN SCIENCE FAILS .
Oregon Agricultural College fails to
secure right treatment
Corvallls, Ore., Feb. 16. Because
she refused to to follow the advice
of her friends and secure medical
aid, Miss Stella Newman, instruct
ress In Latin at the O. A. C, Is dead.
Miss Newman had been In poor
health for two months, but would re
ceive no other treatment, it is al
leged than that of Christian Scien
tists. Miss Newman died at six yes
terday evening. V
SALEM SAFE ROBBED
BLOODHOUNDS ON TRAIL OF THE
Eighteen dollars taken and safe de
' stroyed by safe crackers .
Salem, Ore., Feb. 16. Safe crack
ers today blew open, the safe In the
Salem Falls & Western railroad in
the depot on the West bank of the
Willamette opposite Salem. They es
caped with $18.
TThe safe was completely destroyed
Sheriff Polk with bloodhounds
is pursuing. , '
MRS. -BROWN YERT LOW
First woman settler hero In critical
iondltion at Island
Mrs. Ben Brown of Island City,
widow of the late Ben Brawn who
built the first house In Union county,
lies critically 111 at her home near
Island Olty. Her daughters are with
.'ur.inri It is greatly feared that she
will not recover owing to the nature
of the disease and her advanced age.
Board Meeting Friday Night
There will be a meeting of the
Commercial Club board of directors
next Friday night All members are
requested to attend. '
BROTHER-IN-LAW TAKES LIFE
Buckshot ascd to end troubles over
Natchez, Mlsa., Feb. 16.-That VI
dal Davis a brother-in-law of Sena
tor Chamberlain, of Oregon, commit
ted suicide is admitted here today.
It was first reported that Dav
died of heart failure, bu 'n' na8
yeloped subsequently ' ne Bhot
himself at his, 'tome In Cannosburg,
Miss., with buckshot
Business reverse ' Involving thi
loss of a large sum of money are be -lleyed
tor have caused him to take
his life. :
Beweea 400 and 4ft have declared
City registrations for the . coming
city elections still . continue slowly
but steadily, Between 400 and 450
have already registered for the elec
tion and if they continue constantly
there will be but little swearing In
on election day.
John Day Ranch Is a Holding. :
F. S. Bramwell purchased the up
per E. P. Laurence ranch In the
John Day Valley above Prairie City
this week. The deal was made last
fall but' not closed until this week.
Mr. Bramwell takes the ranch as
trustee It Is stated that it la now a
holding of the dumpier Vallev Rail
road. Baker Democrat
Jeffries to Go Hunting.
Los Angeles, Feb. 16, James J.
Jeffries arrived here today from Du
luth, where he recently finished' .his
theatrical engagements and will start
immediately on a long hunting trip.
Jeffries has made nearly f 60,0000
clear out of his engagement JuBt
completed, while last year's profits
came close to 1100,000. He Is there
fore telling his friends that he will
rot have (to worry over financial
matters again, , Jeffries , first train
ing effort will be to test bis wind,
which la deficient
Newlin Di uc Co.
mm tram axd coif cf
FCLICE CAN'T KEEP TEF.
BLUECOATS LINEUP IN
FRONT OF OFFICE EOOSIS
Injunction granted last evening t
prevent old board from holding of
fice Counter action brought ' and
STCartj's men are bow shivering
' outside the office doors awaiting
San. Francisco. Feb.' 16. Despite .
the apparent . efforts of Mayor Mo .
Carthy, Chief of Police Martin and a
sauad o( policemen, the board of
education which was in power during
the administration of Former Mayor
Taylor Is in office today, while Mc
Carthy's appointees are shivering be
fore the Injunction prohibiting them ,
from Interfering with the old board-
Last evening Sturevant granted ar
Injunction. . , ' ' ; -
This morning when the Taylor
board appeared at their offices they
found them guarded by the Chief pt
Police and an imposing array of
bluecoats. It Is reported Chief Mar
tin instructed bis men to Ignore the
court order and prevent the old,
board from entering the offices.
Shortly before noon Judr 1 Sture ;v
vant'a court convened and It waa ;.
whispered that the mayor had been
advUed to permit the old board . to
remain in power until a counter move
could be made. The Taylor board of
education applied for an Injunction
to prevent the appointees of the new
mayor, P. B. McCarthy to make room
for whom had been dismissed, to' as-
sume the duties connected with the
' . Are not all of tha Kama character
and have different causes. No one
remedy can therefore be hade that
will be certain to cure every case.
But ordinary coughs due to an Ir
ritated condition of the membranes
of the air passrges induced by a re
cent cold, are quite sure to be prom
ptly and tlioioughly cured by
, We know of no better remedy. It
si harmless, pleasant and equally
good for children or adults. The
kind of a remedy to be depended up
on as a general family cough cure.'
Price 25 cents and SO cents '
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