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About The Corvallis times. (Corvallis, Or.) 1888-1909 | View Entire Issue (Sept. 25, 1906)
Vol. XIX.-No. 3
CORVALLIS, OREGON, TUESDAY EVENING, SEPTEMBER 25. 1900.
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Notice to Creditors.
u the Matter ol the Estate
Fred Long, deceased.
Notice Is hereby given to all persons concern
ed that the undersigned hag been duly appointed
administrator of the estate of said Fred Long
deceased, by the county court of Benton county,
state 01 Oregon. All persons ihaving claims
against said estate of Fred Long deceased, are
hereby required to present the same, with the
proper vouchers, duly verified as by la unrequir
ed, within six months from the date her eof to
the undersigned at his residence In Summltpre
ctnct, Benton county, Oregon, or at the law of,
rice of E. E. Wilson, In Corvallis, Oregon.
Hated this 7th day of September, 1906.
K. R. LONG,
Administrator of the estate of Fred Long,
ABOUT fifteen Trowbridge pianos have
been sold and placed in the best homes
iu this vicinity in the last 20 days by
People having Second . Hand
goods of any kind for sale, drop a
postal to O. Rogoway, Corvallis,
Ore., and he will call.
Good and Extra Good Boys
School Suits at Nolan's.
LEAVE order for piano tuning at Fish
Have you , used the Economy
fruit jar? If not, see those at Zie
rolfs and you will understand why
so many housewives are using them.
Rogoway's Second Hand Store.
WE MAKE a specialty of sheet music to
OAC students. . 2J. A. Fisher.
Rogoway's Second Hand Store.
Notice to Creditors.
Notice is hereby given that On the 28th day of
July, 1906, the undersigned was duly confirmed
end appointed executor of the last will and tes
tament and estate oi Zelle Dodele, deceased, by
by the county court the state of Oregon for Ben
ton county. All persons having claims against
eaid estate are required to present the same du
ly vennea 10 me at my nome near wells, in
Benton county OregoD, or at the law office of
E. Holgate in Corvallis, Oregon, within six
mouths from this date..
Dated at Corvallis, (Jr., this 3d day of August,
PAUL E. DODELE.
E. E. WILSON,
ATTORNEY Al LAW.
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SEATTLE COURT ORDERS ES
THER MITCHELL AND
MRS. CREFFIELD SENT
Authorities May Refuse to Accept
Thfm An Oregon Commis
sion Must Declare Them
Insane Before They
Can Be Admitted.
I Seattle, Wash., Sept. 21, Unless
PoeecutiDg Attorney Mckintoehcan
aecure a writ ef prohib ti n from the
supreme court preventing Sheriff
Smith from carrying out Judge Fra
ter's order to take Esther Mitchell
and Maud Hurt Creffield to Oregon
and tutn them over to the superin
tendent of the insane asylum as
soon as they reach salem both wo
men will probably be free within a
few days at the outside. The find
ing of the insanity commission in
King county has no effect in Oregon,
J and before the superintendent of
the asylum there would have a legal
right to confine them an insanity
commission iD Oregon must declare
; If the superintendent of the Ore
gon asylum obeys the laws of Ore
gon, he will refuse to admit the wo
men to the asylum until they have
been committed in Oregon. If he
refuses to accept them, Sheriff
Smith will have no authority to
bring them back here for trial. A
writ of habeas corpus sued out by
the women as Boon as they enter
Oregon would prevent Sheriff Smith
from ever. taking them to the asy
lum, lhe order of Judge Frater is
not binding on any of the authori
ties fn Oregon.
To 'prevent the Borneo from es
caping -ell pneishment for their
crimes, and believing that the in
sanity commission was simply a
subterfuge, conceived and engineer
ed lor the purpase of saving the
women from a trial for a brutal
homicide. Prosecuting Attorney
Mackintosh will this afternoon or
tomorrow apply to the supreme
court for a writ of prohibition.
Judge Frater has declared that he
is satisfied with the work of the
C( m mission and no appeal lies from
the orders which he has signed.
Prosecuting Attorney Mackintosh
is determined that the women shall
stand trial for the murder. He as
serts that he will exhaust every le
gal means within his power to pre
vent their escaping trial by jury as
tbe law provides. Mr. Mackintosh
eaid this. afternoon:
"If I were to submit to those two
women being taken out of the state
without trial I would be unfit to
hold my cfScp. Those two women
are going to be tried, and I intend
to do my utmost to have them tried.
As long as I am prosecuting attor
ney laws are going to be enforced.
No insanity commission can pre
vent my bringing assaBeins to jus
tice. If the jury wishes to tutn
them loose, that is their prdvince.
"No court has a right to free
them and make life' unsafe in this
community. I will not be a party
to aDy such proceedings. The wo
men will net leave this ounty un
til I have exhausted every means
in my power to prevent it. I shall
pp'y to tbe supreme court for a
nt ot prohibition. I will ask the
supreme court to aid in forcing
Judge Frater to try the women."
The clash between the prosecu'irg
attorney's office and Judge Frater
of tha disposition of the Mitchell
and Creffield murder cases occurred
this morning when tha report of the
commission was filed. Deputy Pros
ecuting , attorney Miller took the
floor and denounced the' commis
sion in the strongest terms. He
declared that Judge Frater had not
lived up to the statutes, had not
followed the statute in the conduct
of the commission. The law provid
ed that it should be held before the
judge and Mr. Miller declared that
Judge Frater had not been present
at the bearing but a few , hours at
the utmost.- ;
The fact that the commission bad
not filed a report of the testimony
for the court to pass upon, Mr. Mil
ler declared was good reason why
the court should not sign tbe order
fordefortation. The star chamber's
refusal of the commission to listen
to the testimony of Dr, McLeish,
former superintendent of the insane
asylum at Stelacoom, because that
he would testify that the women
were sane, was cited as evidence
that tbe commission had been
framed up to find the women in
sane, and showed it from the begin
ning of the hearings. The refusal
to allow the prosecuting attorney
to question witnesses and the ejec
tion of him from the hearing upon
several occasions, Mr. Miller de
clared sufficient reason for the court
refusing to accept the commission's
Judge Frater declared that he
was satisfied with the commission;
that the case would be stricken
from tbe trial calendar and that the
women would be taken to Oregon.
The commission reported as fol
lows: ''As a result of its labor, the com
mission is unanimously of the opin
ion that the subjects of this inves
tigation were at the time of the
commission of the crime charged
against them, and are now, suffer
ing fram a form of insanity com
monly classified as paranoia, which
has its origin in structural defects
of the mrvous system.
"Further, that because of this
disease, they were at the time of
the crime charged possessed of such
deranged mentality as to make
them unable to distinguish between
right and wrong, and therefore ir
"Further, that these individuals
belong to a class of lunatics dang
erous to be at large, who persistent
ly follow their morbid inclinations,
regardless of law or ethics, and
should b9 placed under restraint in
an institution for the proper treat
ment for such cases."
Hongkong, Sept. 2l. The entire
fleet of 600 fishing junks was lost
in the typhoon, this has increased
the mortality to 10,000.
New Haven, Conn. Sept. 21.
An estimated yearly loss of nearly
$750,000 to the New York, New
Haven & Hartford Railroad Com
pany, as a result of reducing its
passenger rate to 2 cents a mile
several months ago, alreadv has
been turned into an actual gain 'in
gross receipts as compared with
otber years, through an increased
volume of business. In addition to
the reduction of passtnger raiea,
the tariff on coal to New England
points was also reduced to a figure
which, on tbe old volume ot coal
business to New England points
would have resulted in a yearly loss
of $150,010 to the railroad. Re
ceipts to date indicate that not only
has this estimated loss been over
come, but that there will be an ac
tual gain over otter years.
Jeilico, Tenn, Sept. 2I. It is ex
pected that tbe injured will reach
25o. Some who were near the set ne
at the time of the explosion declare
that the explosion was cauied by
Walter Reynolds, agent of the
brewery of Cincinnati, who was
shooting spai rows with a small rifle
and sent a bullet in tbe car. Reyn
olds body was torn to pieces. Oib.
ers declare that tbe e witching car
was allowed to bump another car
Portions of human bodies are being
picked up eveiy few minutes. The
railroad agent says that the explo
sion was caused by one of three men
shooting at a target nailed on a car.
Another dispatch says that two
car loads of dynamite standing on
a track near the depot of the Louis
ville and Nashville railroad ex
ploded this morning carrying death
and destruction. . The number of
dead and injured is unknown, al
though quite a number of bodies
have already been recoveaed, but
many are supposed to be in tie fire
which is raging, for after the ex
plosion the tanks of the Standard
oil company, close by, caught fire.
There are rumors that between 70
and 100 persons were killed or in
jured. It is known that at least 15
are dead and over 50 injured.
One hour after the explosion five
unidentified bodies had been recov
ered. The train of which the two
dynamite cars were a part had stop
ped on a elding near the passenger
station to be switched on a siding.
A number of persons were at the
statioa awaiting the arrival of a
passenger train and it was among
this crowd that the explosion found
most of its victims.
Near to where the cars loaded
with dynamite stopped were the
big oil tanks of the . Standard Oil
company. They, caught fire imme
diately after the explosion, their
sides being ripped open by the force
of the shock. A number of build
ings also close by were wrecked.
r Continued on page 4.
AN ANGRY MOB
SIXTEEN NEGROES KILLED
AND SCORES OF OTHERS
Whites Incensed by Numerous As
saults Stone and Attack Ne
groes. Race War Follows
and Every Black Man
Made a Target.
Atlanta, Ga., Sept. 22. Foor
attempted assaul ts witbiu four hours
tonight, many negroes killed by
unknown parties, the riot call sound
ed to clear the etreets, every police
man in the city summoned to the
station house, any number of ne
grooes pulled from street cars and
every negro in the city being chased
from the heart of the city by mobs
of angry men and boys, is a ' brief
summary of tbe bloody Saturday
night in Atlanta.
The women, on whom the as
saults were attempted, were Mis.
Jessie Chafin, living near the Sol
diers' Home on the outskirts of At
lanta; Miss Alma Allen, I82 Davis
straet, Mrs. J. H. Arnold, I87 Bul
lion street; Mrs. Mattie Holceme,
275 Magnolia street.
At midnight the fire department
was called to Decater and Richard
son streets to turn the hose on the
negro Bowery and drive the loafers
away. Mayor Woodwaid and the
leading citizens of the city came to
the heart of the city to plead for
peace and quiet.
The first assault occurred this af
ternoon at 3 o'clock, when an un
known negro came up behind Mrs.
Chapin, a young woman cf 24 year
who was walking in the woods near
her borne, and grabbed her. She
jerked loose aud ran to her home.
Later, when she came out again, h
was in hiding in the grass and
grrqbed at her again. She ran back
and got a gun, but the negro fled
into tbe woods. He is being pur
sued by an ermed posee of 300men.
At 7 o'clock Mrs. Frank Arnold
went on her back porch. As she
stepped into the shadow a negro
crouching near by sprang at her
and grabbed ber in his arms. She
screamed and he fled. He was pur
sued by thousands. A negro nam
ed Henry Green has been captured
and landed in jail es a suspect.
As Mrs. Hat lie Holcomb went (o
her front window to close the blind
a regro on the outside reached for
her. Sbe screamed and another
poste was organized.
Miss Alma Allen, of 182 Davie
6treet, was i br back yard ehortly
afttr duek, whenantgro pursued
her. She ecieamed and, fell in a
faint. A posse started in pursuit.
The mob began its work early in
the evening, pulling negroes from
street cars and beatiog them with
clubs, bricks and stones. Negro
men and women riding to their
homes after the work of the day
were ruthlessly torn from the cars
or attacked on the streets. In a
few ases negroes retaliated during
the early part of the nipht, but af
ter 10 o'clock they were scarce in
The fire department was called
out to disperse the mob in Decatur
street, a street most frequented by
negroes, and for a time seemed to
hold lhe crowd at bay.
One if tbe hardest fights of tbe
night Uok place atout the postoffice.
A regro barber shop across the street
was the object of atteck, and, .in
less time tbi t takes to tell it, the
shop was-wjecked and tbe negroes
were beaten, one to death, the other
proprietors escaping by tbe aid of
Oo Peters street a hard fight took
This was started by a negro shout
ing at the crowd below- from a sec
ond Etory window. A bullet hit
him and he fell back and died in a
few moments. One negro who was
Lund with a pistol in his hand was
beaten to death on the viaduct in
the center of the city and a block
from the Associated Press office.
At midnight 5oo men and boys
marched to the Union etation and
smashed all the lights in the wait
ing room, lhe 5 ij on theatre has
been turned into a hospital and
wounded negroes were carried there.
At midnight all negroes - were
ordered from the street.
Rogoway's Second Hand Store.
A FINE line of Zonophone lecords.
' Fisher's music store.