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Vol. XIX.-No. 1
CORVALLIS, OREGON. FRIDAY EVENING, MARCH 2. 190(5.
B. F. 1KV1KB Editor -and
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; J. Ho Harris' .
For the Early Sprin
EX-GOVERNOR OF IDAHO
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and the loveliest wool and silk dress goods of
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these things! Come and get acquainted with
what the spring and summer has to offer.
Prices are the lowest o o . o
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Pratt The Jeweler 6c Optician.
All Tilings are How. Ready
Having secured the services of J. K. Berry,
who has eight years experience in bicycle
and general repair work, I am now prepared
to all kinds of repair work on short notice.
All Work Guaranteed
Come and see the Olds work. '
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special list, or come and see us. We take pleasure in
giving you all the reliable information you wish, also,
showing you over the country.
AMBLER 6c WAITERS
Real Estate, Loan and Insurance
Gorvallis and Philomath; Oregon.
First Attempt at Murder Orchard
Spent Much Time in Finding
Oat His Way 8 in Going
Home Before Being
Successful. ' .
Bbiee, Idaho, Feb. 28. Bit fey
bit the full' story of the prearranged:
plans for' the' assassination' of ex
Gbverrior Steunenberg is ' sifting
from fceheatbr the' lid. ' The etory .of
the murder by the bomb has' been
told ;-so-' haVtbestory rf the plan to
shoot him on Christmas 6 vb.
tbattbere' was a, secret back en
trance to 26 Broadway, and further
investigations have led to the belief
that there are' other secret under
ground pasageB'wlth exits' in ad
ifll- there wisTe" threrefforte to i' aHw
derldahd'e' fexgovernorV and the
story of the'' first alterant' leaked
oat today for the first' time; "a told
by Hairy Orchard id ' hie" conies1;
Orchard first arrived in Caldwell
'early' in7 November, and -stayed
there for two weeks. During" this
visit he boarded with a man named
W. H. Schenck, out near f the Steu
nenberg' home.- For the first couple
of days he had no . visitors.. . Each
morning when ' Orchard ' left his
boarding house it was noticed: that
he turned toward ex Governor Steu-'
nenberg's residence and scouted
around the country, getting inform
ation about the ex-governor's hab
its and taking in the 'topography of
the country. ' ",
After Orchard had been living
with tbe bebencke about a week a
couple of men answering ; the' de
scription1 of Jack Simkins and
Steve Adams began calling upon
bim in the evenings. Sometimes
they came together and eometimi-s
only one would call- Orchard be
gin boarding with Scheuck Nov. 7
and remained unitl Nov. 22, and it
was between these dates that the
first atrompt to assassinate the ex
governor was made.
According to Orchard s conies-
eion, the same bomb which finally
accomplished its fiendish pnrpose
was made by the three men between
these dates, and it was placed across
path which the murderers knew
the ex-governor was wont to travel,
going to and from his' home to the
bank in Caldwell. By spying upon
Steunen berg's habits, Orchard
learned' that Sieaoenbergj when he
reached the end of the sidewalk,
took a certain path to bis residence.
With this knowledge in their
possession, the assassin!- waited in
Caldwell until the ex-governor
started home. The man who was
to place the bomb across . the path
harried after his victim and ob
tained a lead of some 200 yards.
The other murderers ; kept a safe
distance behind, lie carried a lan
tern and at a given signal the man
who bad gone in' front stopped,
placed the bomb on one Side of the
trail. The bomb bad a piece of
wire attached to it, and this wire
was fastened to a stake which was
pushed into the soft ground on the
other side of the trail.. Unconscious
of the terrible fate which waited
him, ex-Governor Steunenberg
walked over the patb, and instead
of striking the wire and Betting off
the bomb he stepped over it.
St. Petersbuag, Feb. 27. Great
wrath has been roused in Liberal
circles' by the publication of a letter
from Mile. Spiridpncvo, the 10-old-girl
who shot M. Luzhnendffeky,
chief of the: secret police at Tamboff
in which she described the' Indig
nities and brutalities to which she
was subjected. Oh account of her
youth and self- sacrifice in execut
ing the sentence against M. Luzb
euoffaky, who was detested on ac
count ot his cxuelty in uppeBBing
tbejpeasant .disorders1, ebe had been
made one of the fieroinea'bf the rev
olution and is called a" secbud Char
lotte Corday. . ,; , ....
- The letter says that' ; . after , the"
shppting , of LuzhenpffskyV whbsef
bodyguard of Cossacks did.not save
him from five wen-aimed builete:
and beaten with the ' whips of the
Coaeacke and rifle butte.' She' vW
then dragged , by- her balrdowii
stair to a sleigh by the enraged
Cossacks, taken to the police sta
tion, undressed and' thrust Into . a
damfr ceil. Where she was' subjected
to eleven hbu'rS of tOTmeht'"in order
to force her to reveal tne names 01
The girl Baya: that ' two officers
took brutal pleasure iff kicking her
back-and forth' across? her cell, tear
ing1 her hai. burning her flesh- with
theirjeigarette's and threatening her
with Abandonment to the Cossacks
unless she confessed.
. Mile. Spiridonovo Is now In . a
hbsni'tal in a' serious condition.
Her skull is fra6turedin two place's,
one eye, is injured, and her body
ift a mass of bruised from" head to
foot. The newspapers demand the
instant trial and punishment of the
two officers; yrhose names- are giv
en, but the vengeance of the - reyo
lutio:t,ast3 will.. probably' anticipate
. : WHO WILL GET IT?
A Splendid Prize will go to some Corvallis
I have for sale here hi Gorvalliaa beau
tiful Schumann pianoc-As is well known
it is a mok superior iestrnment in every
respect, being one of the old reliable
makes, it has been familiar to the mu
sical world for over fifty years. There
is the fine; delicate- artistic timbre to the
Schumann tone that places it in the class
of the very finest makes. It is well con
structed in every particular, and' all the
materials entertng into its makeup are
the very beet. . This1 Schumann piano,
which I am going- to sell, is one remain
ing of a car lead by a representative of
Eiler's Piano House, at a town near here.
I have been authorized to close It out at
at a price way below what it ordinarily
sells for. It is the best value I have ever
been able to sell in Corvallis. Is is hand
somely cased in mahogany. It may be
secured by paying thirty-five dollars and
small monthly payments. ! The Eiler's
Piano House full guarantee goes with it.
i7-!9 Ind. phone 185.
ANTI-SALOON MAN ASSAULT
ED WITH AN INTENT TO
1 KILL AT SAtEMl
New York, Feb. 28. -AccordUia
to a statement made at the office of
Lawyer Henry Wollman. who rep
resents the state of Missouri in its
attempt to lake away the charter of
the Standard Oil company, the pro
cess servers hunting John D. Rock'
efeller have iuet made a most disa
greeable ' discovery. . They have
learned to their astonishment and
chagrin that there is a private and
secret passageway between the home
of the oil king at No. 4 West Fifty
fourth street and the residence of
his son-in-law, E. Paralee Pren
tice, at 'N67. 5 West Fifty-third
street. F01 week" the sleuths have
been wondering why they could not
catch the elder Rockefeller. Henry
Wollman Eaid today:
'?If we had $10000 we could hire
5U process servers, and tben X sup
pose we could get. hands on Rocke
feller somehow, or sometime, but
our present force has been baffled
by the; passageway between his
home and that of his son-in-law and
by multitudinous passageways in
the Standard oil building at 26
It was only last week .discovered
Snribtueiot. Ohio', Feb. 28. Ex
cept for the soldiers dn guard there
are no signs this morning Of last
night's rioting. The troops will be
held in readiness in Columbus and
Dayton to rvh in if the trouble is
renewed tonight. The extent of
the efgrr t-rritorv burned is less
than half a blocK. A tew were
slightly injured, but no lives were
lost, and all the injured will be all
right within a day or two.
The not was occasioned tnrougn
the shooting by two negroes in a
railroad vard of M. M. Davis, a
brakeman. The negro assailants
were Preston Ladd of Bellfoontain
and Edward Dean of Springfield.
Ladd was wounded in the fray and
taken to the hospital.
When news of the Shooting reach
ed the city a mob of 1003 men and
boy b formed and marched on the
"jungles," the locality inhabitr 1 by
colored people, with the announced
intention of burning it. Houses
were battered down with stones and
posts used as battering rams. At
10 o'clock the mob looted Kemp
let's saloon, riddling the building
with bulletB. Children who were
asleep upstairs were rescued by the
police and firemen with difficulty.
The rioters became intoxicated
after pillaging the saloon and broke
through the cordon of police.eet
ting fire to a negro house. The
flames raoidlv spread and before
thr tarnation wa3 under control
ball block had b' en swept clean.
The local militia waB ordered out
by the mayor, but only six mem
bers responded, and the Xenia com
pany was called. Ibe mob Stoned
and jeered the militiamen, but their
arrival had a quieting enect.
Four companies of the Fourth
regiment are held at Columbus, two
companies of the Third regiment at
Dayton and another at Urbana is
awaiting orders, while the officers
have rounded up the local militia
company, which is on doty today.
Done in first class manner.
Montgomery & Tedirow
fnone 374. 2-20-im
Notice to Creditors.
Notice Is hereby given to all concerned that
the undersigned has been duly appointed the
executor of the last will and the estate of Har
riett Hill, deceased, by the county court of the
Btate of OregOD for Benton county, and has duly
q allfled for the duties of said trust. All per
sons having claims against the deceased, or her
estate, are required to- present the same duly
verified to the undersigned at his residence in
Philomath, Benton county, Oregon, within six
months from this date. I.. W. TTTT.l.
Executor ot the last will and estate of Harriett
Dated Feb. 3, 1906.
Knife Striking a Card-Case in His
PoViraes ' 'His - Assailants,
. ,y QrabrOhei bM ; Loses
Salem, Or., Feb 27. Paul Rader
who came to this city today, intend
ing to organize an anti-saloon league,
while walking on a Bide street about
6i30 this evening near' analley way,
was attacked by one of two men
who met bim; and was stabbed ov
er the heart with a long knife, the
blade of which stuck in a pocket
book in his- vest pocket, Which
probably saved bim from : serious
Rader grappled with bis assail
ant, and both rolled into the mud,
but the fellow escaped from him
and ran-as did his companion. As
the assailant struck at Rader, be
eaid.v " '.-,.
..Yoft-' stoolpigeon; I'll fix
Rader threw up bis left arm and
received a severe cnt three inches
long on tbe band. Rader thinks
the man came on the ' same train
with bim from Portland. He de
scribes him as being five feet six,
3O years old, black felt bat, black
mustache, slouchy aopearance,
equare-cot toat, with sou.s. appear
ance of being an ItaliaD. Officers
are searchibgthe city for the thug.
Paul Rader came to Salem from
Wood burn this morning to attend
a meeting of Salem pastors tonight.
He is staying . with bis brotner,
Ralph Rader, at tbeBrowh boarding
bouee on summer street. He is ac
companied by H. L. McCabe, the
minor who was engaged to procure
evidence against divekeepers in
Portland. When seen tonight, Ra
der gave a full account of the at
tack upon him. He said:
"I left the house about 6:30 and
went south on Summer street to
Cuemeketa and crossed over to the
west eide of Summer. Two men
were standing on ' tbe sidewalk at
the corner, but I did not pass them,
as I cut across tbe corner on the
grass and went across Chemeketa
street. The two men followed me.
As I reached the other side of tbe
Btreet one of tbe men said, 'Pard-
ner,' and I partly turned and asked,
'What is it?' He eald:
, " 'Which way is the depot from
"I am a stranger in Salem and
had to think a moment, but as
soon as I got my bearings I raised
my umbrella to point the direction.
At that instant one man hit me in
the back of the head and the other
who was at my Bide, struck me in
the left breast. I was not looking
at him and did not see a knife. -1
threw up. my left arm to guard my
self end felt a knife drawn across
the back of my left band.
"The two men broke and ran
west on Chemeketa street over a
sidewalk partly torn up, and I took
after them. As they turned into
the alley I caught the coat of the
man who stabbed me, but just then
I tripped over a fallen fence and
lost my hold. I was shouting for
assistance, and some college boys
came. 1 lelt tnem to watcn while
I went back to the house after a re
volver, but we could find nothing
of the men, and I went to the sher
iffs office and reported the assault.
"I would know the man' if I
Bhould see him again. I saw him
on the car platform at Woodburn,
and I noticed that as he passed
through the car he looked at me
closely. I met him this afternoon
ae 1 was crossing Court Btreet, b
did not notice him paying any par
ticular' attention to me.
1 "I am not disposed to tnfbk any
obe hired him or advised him' to
make the assaults When he spoke
to me tonight he was close to me,
and I noticed a strong smell of liq
uor on his breath."
The pocket-book which' stopped
the assassid's knife is a small leath
er ; card-case, ; containing about a
dozen cards. The knife cut qui t'e a
hole in the coat, went through the
vest, through one thickness of leath
er and half a1 dozen cards', showing
tbat a hard blow must have been
struck. The out across1 the1 hand
was made as the i knife was with
drawn. - Dr Byrd eewed up the
wound, taking two stitches.
Wen he appeared at the sheriffs
office and when Been tonigbt Rader
showed ho appearance of - excitement.
Washington , Feb. 23, Tbe house
committee on interstate and foreign
commerce - was considering a bill,
providing for a new revenue cutter
to replace the old one tbat had long
been in use on Puget Sound. The
bill was earnestly advocated by
Representative Francis W. Cush
man, tbe long, lank and lean mem
ber of the House who lives on .the
Souadw Finally a statement was
made as to the condition-of the cut
ter and it was said to be old and
almost out of date. "The plates"
said tbe. statement." are so thin that
you can see through them."
"Just like Coshmau," interject, d
Representative C. H. Burke, ot
And following tbe laugh at Cush
man's expense the bill was favora
Ithaca, N. Y., Feb. 24. Andrew
p. White, former ambassador to
Germany, in an address before Cor
nell students last night came out
strongly in favor of lynching. He
quoted Goldwin Smith as saying
tbat there were communities in tbe
United States where lynch law was
better than any other and excoriat
ed the maudlin protest against the
summary disposal of murderers and
ravishers. He said only one iu 46
murderers were legally executed.
"Within the next year" he contin
ued, "9,000 persons will be brutally
killed or destroyed by human hye
nas. My sympathy goes out to
them and their families, not to tbe
fiends who willdenroy them. When
we consider that 45 out of every 46
murderers escape punishment, is it
any wonder that outraged cornmun
itiea take measures to protect them
selves? Lynching a brute is on a
par of BtampiDg out a rattlesnake
and those in peril are tbe best judg
es of methods."
Born to tbe wife of V. M. Wood
cock, Feb. 26, a eon.
The little babe of A. H. Buck
ingham is very ill. There is little
hope of its recovery.
Randsome Oak had the misfor
tune to turn a kettle ot boiling wa
ter on his foot Thursday evening,
scalding it badly.
Mr. Harlen has been losing a
number of cattle the last few days.
Miss Bertha Coon leaves this
week for Summit ' where she will
teach the spring term of school.
The entertainment at the hall
given by the band boys last Satur
day evening was a success in every
way, iu spite of the inclemency of
the weather there was a large at
tendance. The drama was well
rendered. The proceeds of the eve
ning netted $71.60.
O A. S T O H. I A. .
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