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THE MORNING dKEGONIAN, TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 19C6.
REFUSES TO RUN
Stewart Declines Nomination
for Governor of
HAS HORROR OF GABBERT
Republican Chairman Falls to Se
cure Declination of Chief Jus
tice, Which Is Sole Alterna
tive Slay Reorganize.
DENVER. Sept. 17. Philip B. Stew
v art. recently nominated for .Governor
of Colorado on the Republican ticket,
tonight sent a letter to the Republican
state chairman, declining the nomina
tion. While the letter does not state
it In so many words, the reason Mr.
Stewart declined to run Is the placing
of Chief Justice William Oabbert on
the ticket as candidate for re-election
to the supreme bencll. Before the con
vention Mr. Stewart advised against
the nomination of Gabbert. When the
nomination was made, Stewart was not
present, being ill at his hotel. He did
not learn that Gabbert's name was on
the ticket until Sunday, and it is said
he declared to State Chairman Vivian
that he would not run on the same
ticket with a Populist.
Gabbert Will Not Withdraw.
A very diplomatic letter was sent to
Gabbert, who was elected to the su
preme bench six years ago as a Popu
list. Gabbert is said to have declared
he would not withdraw if the entire
Republican ticket refused to run with
him. Mr. Stewart then gave the Re
publican State Central Committee
until 10 o'clock tonight to get Gab
bert off the ticket. As no move was
apparently made In that direction, he
Issued the following tonight to Vivian:
I bear to Inform you that I forwarded to
the Secretary of State my declination of the
nomination recently tendered me by the State
Quite Impossible to Run.
I very deeply regret that a sudden and
aevere attack of illness prevented, under di
rections of my physician, the report of the
work of the convention being brought to my
attention prior to its final adjournment on
A later account of the convention, however,
makes it quite lmposelble for me to render to
the state and to the party the service which
2 had confidently hoped to perform In tho
coming campaign. I wish to express through
you to the Republicans of the state my sin
cere appreciation of the honor conferred by
my nomination nd of the many personal as
surances of regard and to assure that my
efforts for the success of the party and Its
principles will be In no way relaxed.
Another Convention Likely.
It is reported tonight that Judge
Charles F. Caswell, who was nominat
ed with Gabbert for the supreme
bench, will withdraw his name from
the ticket tomorrow.
There was also a report current to
night that the Republicans would call
another convention and nominate an
entirely new ticket.
FOR DIRECT PRIMARY LAW
Republican County Conventions Al
;most All Approve Snch Legislation.
SEATTLE, Wash., Sept. 17. (Special.)
Platforms adopted by the Republican
county conventions of the state show
clearly that the state convention will re
quire the passage of a direct primary law
by the next Legislature. - It is significant
of the various county platforms that
most of them demand the direct primary
for Congressional and Senatorial nomina
tions. Comparatively few of the counties
specifically indorse any form of a prim
ary law, but most of those held since
the State Primary League drafted its bill
approve the act.
The unanimity with which the direct
, primary law is indorsed la the most strik
ing feature of the county platforms.
There is a general indorsement of the
National and state administrations, but
an indorsement of the state administra
tion is conspicuously absent in King
County. In a few counties the conven
tions failed to indorse Senators Piles and
Ankeny by name, but practically every
convention referred to them in terms of
Congressman Jones showed a big gain
of strength In Central Washington. He
is singled out. particularly in those coun
ties where irrigation projects have been
under way, for especial commendation.
In view of the fact that Congressman
Jones looms large as a Senatorial possi
bility. In the event Senator Ankeny for
any reason should not ask a renomlna
tlon, the special recognition of his Con
gressional work in Eastern Washington
has a deep Interest to politicians.
The East Side counties are still refer
ring in political platforms to the rail
road legislation of the state, and several
took occasion to commend the Washing
ton Senators for their stand with Presi
dent Roosevelt on railway regulation. It
Is" a rather striking fact that Spokane,
the former hotbed of railroad agitation
did not dip into political railroad legisl
latlon with its platform.
Douelas Countv asked th CI.,. T.it
road Commission for a lowering of grain
rates, but that was the only East Side
county which demanded specific action in
railroad matters. Whitman County es
pecially commended tho r
mission, but this was to be expected, for
John C. Lawrence was named Commis
sioner from that eountv. T.lncnin'.. oii
road plank is extended and congratulates
the people upon the enactment of rail
road legislation, state and National. The
fact that both Senators voted for the
President's railroad rate bill Is com
mented upon favorably In Lincoln. Stev
ens draws attention to railroad legisla
tion by the Democratic party.
Douglas was the only county in the
state to demand a repeal of the present
road law, but there is a strong undercur
rent of feeling in Kitsap that Indicates
that county would stand with Douglas
In such a fight. Whitman commended
the present road law, but asked that the
Supervisor district be made smaller.
The opening of the Pend d'Orellle to
navigation by Congressional appropria
tion was demanded by Stevens County,
while Okanogan asks for more attention
to the irrigation projects. In that county
and asks for an extension of soldiers'
rights to public lands. Okanogan also
wants relief granted to settlers in the
Cherokee strip of the Okanogan irriga
Spokane took the lead in a demand for
the division of the state into Congres
sional districts, but the keynote eounded
there last June was not taken up by
other counties. Stevens fell into line, but
the platforms from other districts do not
Indicate the demand will be general.
Benton asks for the creation of a Ju
dicial district to comprise Adams. Frank
lin arid Benton Counties.
A fight against C. J. Lord's monopoly
of state deposits was started by Thurston
County and is certain to be carried into
the next Legislature, even if it does not
crop out at the state convention. The
hand of State Tax Commissioner J. H.
Easterday is apparent in this plank, for
Easterdiy fought while a member of the
Legislature and afterward when he
dropped out to secure the designation of
state depositories and the collection of
Interest on state funds.
Snohomish asks for the passage of an
elgh-hour law for miners, and King
County demands the enactment of a law
which would permit parents to collect
damages for the death of a child, over
21. upon whom they are dependent for
support. This is practically the only
labor legislation in the county platforms,
but it is probable the railroad employes'
organizations will a-k for a state indorse
ment of laws limiting the hours of em
ployment for trainmen and that the labor
organizations will go before the state
In the homes of the Congressmen the
"stand pat" policy on tariff legislation
Is appproved. President Roosevelt Is in
dorsed by every county in some form.
Judged from the county resolutions, it
is evident there will be no demand upon
the state convention for a lengthy dec
laration of principles and that a general
indorsement of Republican officials, a
stand pat plank, a requirement for the
direct primary and a review of Repub
lican results will be the principal fea
tures of the state document.
HOT FIGHT IX NEW HAMPSHIRE
Churchill Leads Revolt Against Di
vided State Organization.
CONCORD, N. H., Sept. 17. The most
interesting Republican state convention
in New Hampshire in many years will be
held tomorrow. The extraordinary can
vass which has preceded the convention
has largely developed from the entrance
into the field for the Gubernatorial nomi
nation of Winston Churchill, the novelist,
who is the representative and leader of
the, anti-corporation movement launched
by the newly formed Lincoln Republican
Club of New Hampshire.
The other candidates for the nomina
tion are Charles H. Greenleaf. member
of Governor Lane's council and former
State Senator; Charles M. Floyd, of Man
chester; Rosecrans W. Pillsbury. of Lon
donderry, former State Legislator, and
Stephen H. Gale, of Exeter. Tho can
didacy of Greenleaf and Floyd is said
to have split the Republican organiza
tion. United States Senator GaJllnger di
recting the Greenleaf campaign and
Henry M. Putney, chairman of the State
Railroad Commission, beading the Floyd
Jointure Ticket In Arizona.
PHOENIX, Ariz., Sept. 17. The terri
tory Joint statehoood convention was held
today and nominated Charles Aines
worth, of Phoenix, for Delegate to Con
gress. The platform adopted indorses
President Roosevelt and invites the labor
vote. It was a mass meeting rather than
a convention, for no county organization
exists. The chairman was T. A. Wilson,
who, as president of the Joint Statehood
League, called the convention and fixed
the apportionment of each county.
Shaw Opens Missouri Campaign.'
HANNIBAL. Mo.. Sept. 17. Leslie M.
Shaw, Secretary of the Treasury, in an
address here today formaly opened the
Republican campaign in this state. Mr.
Shaw dwelt at length upon the tariff
BIG SULTAN ID TERMS
PURPOSE OF MINISTER GUM
MERE'S VISIT TO FEZ.
Will Demand Morocco Pay American
Claims and Punish Ralsull.
No Excuses Accepted.
LONDON, Sept. 17. A dispatch from
Tangier" to the Times says: -
There is a tendency to underestimate the
Importance of the Americaij mission to
Fez. Minister Gummere will not only pre
sent his credentials, but also will lay be
fore the Sultan his Government's views
of the existing state of anarchy in Mo
rocco and demand the payment of Ameri
can claims and punishment for offenses
against American subjects.
The Maghzen also will doubtless be re
minded of the Sultan's pretense to speed
ily punish Ralsuli for the seizure and de
tention of Mr. Perdicarls.
The dispatch says the position of Amer
ica renders her action in these matters
easier than in the case of European
powers, the hands of whose representa
tives are tied by the political situation
in Europe. America's relations with Mo
rocco outside the Algeclras protocol are
clearly defined by treaty and. the Sul
tan's intrigues with other powers will
certainly not be accepted as an excuse for
the infringement of these treaty rights.
Only by firm action can the Sultan and
Maghzen be made to realize their real
position and responsibility.
"If." the dispatch adds, "the American
Minister succeeds in bringing about this,
he will deserve the thanks and congratu
lations of all who at present are suffering
from the Incapacity and arrogance of the
existing regime at Fez."
KAISULI LEVIES HIGH TAXES
Legations Protest but Sultan Can Do
Nothing Against Him.
TANGIER, Sept. 17. Several of the lega
tions have protested against the efforts
of Raisuil to impose Irregular and irritat
ing taxes on Moorish horsemen attached
to the foreign missions. Mohammed el
Torres, the Moroccan Foreign Minister,
has been asked to Interfere, but is at a
loss to know how to act.
The American mission, consisting of
Minister Gummere and the American
military and naval attaches, cannot reach
its destination in less than ten days, as
it is moving by short stages.
BANDIT CHIEF TERRIFIES TOWN
Loots Iron Works and Drives Euro
peans Through Streets.
TANGIER, Sept. 17. Chief Taelalneln,
with 250 men, today entered Casa Blanca,
pillaged the French iron works and pur
sued Europeans through the streets,
wounding several of them.
After terrorizing the town for two
hours, Taelainein was induced by the
Governor to leave, the Governor having
been reluctantly forced to act by the for
eign Consuls' Indignant protests.
GREAT RAIN AT LINCOLN
Hogs Drowned and Railway Tracks
Are Washed Away.
LINCOLN, Neb., Sept. 17. The tremend
ous rain which fell in and around Lin'
coin last night and today caused heavy
damage, particularly in the . country.
where hogs were drowned, haystacks
floated away and railroad tracks washed
out. North of Valparaiso the Union Pa
cific had several miles of track washed
out and also a large section near Ray
The Omaha train, due at Lincoln this
morning was unable to proceed. The road
also sustained serious damage to its line
in the vicinity of Wahoo. The Northwest
ern is also a victim of the floods. At
Wahoo the bridge was washed away and
it was necessary to transfer passengers
Oregon Only on Eve of Rush
of Settlers From the
NORTH - BANK LINE HELPS
Records of Railroads Show Tremen
dous Growth, and the Northwest
Will Surpass California, Say
the Railroad Men.
ST. PAUL, Minn., Sept. 17-(Special.)
Never has tho Northwest attracted more
new settlers within its, productive bound
aries than this year. Since the days of
the buffalo neariy every year has wit
nessed a steady increase in immigration,
so that the statement has been made al
most periodically, but this year it is
more marked than before. The year's
records will show more than a steady
and normal Increase; they will furnish
proof of a tremendous growth of the
As an Indication of the increase in im
migration, the movement this year into
North Dakota has been heavier than for
any previous year in ten years. During
the Summer, registrations at me lana
Offices averaged 6000 a month.
Oregon on Eve of Migration.
The completion of tne line from Pasco
to Portland along the north bank of the
Columbia will be the opening wedge for
the rapid development of Oregon. It has
drawn a large number of settlers this
year, but local railroad men say that
Oregon is only on the eve of a surpris
ing immigration movement.
Very few people can comprenena now
Oregon and the other Western . States
will grow In the next ten years," said a
Northern Pacific official. "The attention
of the country has only Just been drawn
to the Northwest. There Is room for an
empire, which can give more products and
better products than anywhere else in
Will Discount California.
'I may not be alive at the time," said
another official, "but the time Is comlns
when Northern California will discount
Southern California. When I say North
ern California I also include Oregon and
Washington and the other states on the
Northern Pacific Coast. Homeseekers'
rates are scheduled to come out October
31, but we are considering the proposition
of keeping them in dally until December.
They have not yet been decided, but the
railroads may be forced to keep the rates
in daily In order to handle the business."
LABOR CAMPAIGN PLANS
Federation Reviews Them and Dis
cusses Universal Union Label.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 17. At the
regular quarterly meeting of the execu
tive council of tne American federation
of Labor todav the labor representation
committee reported as to the Federation's
campaign programme. Besides the
amounts contributed by unions In other
ways, it was reported that the 25 Inter
national unions contributed $146,225 direct
to the relief of the San Francisco suf
ferers. President Gompers reported on the
question of a universal label for all the
international organizations or for the use
of the seal of the American Federation of
Labor as a universal design and part of
the various union labels Issued by the af
filiated organizations. A number of or
ganizations were reported favorably dis
posed and a large number opposed to the
surrender of their right to issue their
own label without any other design. The
report will be submitted to the Federation
convention at Minneapolis In November.
The complaint made by the working
people of Porto Rico against the treat
ment accorded them was laid before the
executive council and the reply to the re
port submitted by Governor Wlnthrop to
President Roosevelt was ordered to be
transmitted to the President.
LABOR PARTY "FOR CANADA
Representatives of 400 Unions
Gather at Victoria for Discussion.
VICTORIA. B. C. Sept. 17. The Trades
Congress, which commenced Its sesions in
Victoria today with representatives of
400 unions and 25 members present, will
consider the question of the entry into
politics, a resolution to that end having
been Introduced this afternoon by E. H.
Grey, president of the Victoria Trades
and Labor Council. ,
This resolution urges the formation of
a Canadian labor party, with a combined
national, provincial and municipal plat
form, whose candidates will be sworn not
to accept offilce in any government with
out consent of the recognized labor
members. The platform of the labor
party will include old-age pensions, con
ciliation and arbitration acts, restrictions
of coolie immigration, public ownership
of railways, telegraph, telephones, water
works and lighting plants; government
life, and fire Insurance, etc.
WABASH MACHINISTS QUIT.
Strike at Every Shopi on Gould's
ST. LOUIS, Sept. 17. Boilermakers,
blacksmiths and machinists to the num
ber of about 800 went on strike at Mober
ly. Mo.. Fort Wayne, Ind., and Spring
field, 111., today without notice, accord
ing to a statement made by General
Manager Henry Miller. General Mana
ger Miller states' that only 20 men went
out at Springfield, 111.
SPRINGFIELD, 111., Sept. 17. Mora
than 300 bollermakers and machinists at
the Wabash Railroad shops here struck
toclay for an increase in wages. They
are getting 28 to 20 cents an hour and
want 35 cents an hour.
ALL TALK PEACE IN HAVANA
(Continued From Page 1.)
withdrawn their forces from Guanamajay
and have agreed to the suspension of hos
tilities pending peace negotiations. Other
insurgent leaders, so far as have been
heard from, also are agreeing to the sus
pension. Word has Just reached here of the first
fighting in Santiago Province. Four hun
dred rebels under Colonel Dubolse met
the rural guardsmen at Lamay. The re
sult of the engagement is not known.
DYNAMITE WRECKS BUILDINGS
Incendiaries Kill Six and Wound
Many by Explosion.
HAVANA, Sept. 17. A violent explosion
occurred here this morning and wrecked
two brick buildings. Six persons were
killed and many wounded. The explosion
is thought to be the work of incendiaries.
The buildings at once caught fire. Dead
and wounded are still being taken from
the wreckage. The buildings were in
sured. Some alcohol was In storage in one of
the damaged buildings, but the force of
the explosion causes the belief that de
liberate use of dynamite was made.
REJECT P ALMA'S PEACE TERMS
Rebel Leaders Deliver Violent Talks
HAVANA, Sept. 17. At a meeting of
rebel leaders held In the town hall of Be
Jucal today It was decided, after a num
ber of violent speeches had been deliv
ered, not to accept the peace propositions
of the Government.
Funston to Await Orders.
WASHINGTON. D. C. Sept. 17. Gen
eral Frederick Funston, 'en route from
American Lake. Wash., is expected to
arrive here September 20. It was sup
posed that General Funston was to ac
company Secretary Taft and Assistant
Secretary of State Bacon to Cuba, but the
orders Issued do not contemplate such an
arrangement. As explained at the War
Department, GeneraT Funston will report
at the department and await Instructions
from Mr. Taft. If the Secretary should
deem General Funston's presence In Cu
ba desirable in the negotiations which
are to be conducted with the Palma gov
ernment and the Cuban Insurgents, he
will send the necessary orders for the
General to Join him. Otherwise, Gen
eral Funston, on his arrival in Wash
ington, will await Instructions.
PLOT AGIST THE CHIEF
WEALTHY CHICAGO GRAFTERS
IN FEAR OF EXPOSURE.
General Cleaning Out of Police Cap
tains Expected to Follow the
CHICAGO, Sept. 17. (Special.) A plot
to overthrow Chief of Police Collins is
reported in police and political circles to
be brewing among city politicians, who
fear the startling disclosures he may
make in the present police department
fight. The chief is seeking the' removal
of Inspector Lavln, already under sus
pension by his superior. He is fighting
desperately to retain his office, and the
politicians fear that the chief will stop
at nothing to beat him.
Men who "have protected the under
world and try to secure gambling privi
leges from the administration, are un
derstood to be behind the movement
against -the department head. It is as
serted that Collins has evidence which
would send many men of wealth, but of
bad character, to the penitentiary- It is
rumored that the charge against him will
be conspiracy to ruin Lavln and that ac
cusations will be mae the middln of the
The hearing of charges against Lavln
before the police trial board waxed so
hot today that several fist fights were
narrowly averted between the attorneys
and one or two of the witnesses. Such
words as "thief and "grafter" were
freely exchanged. It is understood that a
general cleaning out of police captains
Is likely as a result of today's hints of
grafting among them.
EFFECT OF PURE FOOD LAW
Federal Committee Hears Arguments
'"'"'of 3Ianufactur'ers 'on It.
NEW YORK, Sept. 17. Just what effect
the new pure-food law will have on the
importers and domestic manufacturers of
food products, was the subject of hear
ings today by a committee, consisting of
Dr. H. W. Wiley, of the Department of
Agriculture; S. N.' D. North, director of
the census, and James L. Gerry, of the
Treasury Department. Importers and
manufacturers have been asked to appear
before the committee and give whatever
data they may have. This hearing will
Include not only food products, but drugs
as well. The hearings are of importance,
as indirectly affecting every dinner table
In the country.
The committee is to decide whether the
rules and regulations it prescribes to
prevent adulteration or misbranding of
domestic foods, sold in the United States
shall apply equally to Imported food prod
ucts. Dr. Wiley, who is regarded as the
principal author of the new law, declares
that they will be. "There Is no possibility
of concession," he said, "we shall recom
mend the same enforcement of the law
upon imported food products as upon do
Domestic manufacturers of foods are
greatly interested in the regulations as
to the labels. The law Is intended to
prevent all false pretenses.
Nearly 100 members or representatives
of leading firms were present.
Dr. Wiley In his address opening the
hearing said the Commission desires to
frame rules to enforce the act so as to
make the least possible disturbance to
business conditions and to give the least
annoyance to manufacturers. Jobbers and
public. The questions being' debated un
der the first of the 12 groups include one
regarding "how will the law affect deal
ers who on January next have on hand
goods which do not comply with the
During the afternoon session the nuea-
tion came up as to where hearings of
charges preferred by the Secretarv of
Agriculture would be held, whether at
wasmngton or at a point nearer to the
manufacturer or dealer under charges,
but no decision was reached. The hear
ing win De resumed tomorrow morning.
ATTEMPT TO KILL PRINCE
Stones Thrown at Car of Heir to
LONDON. Sept. 17. According to a dis
patch from Buda Pest to the Dally Mall,
an ottempt was made September 16 on
the life of Archduke Francis Ferdinand,
the heir presumptive to .the throne of
As the Prince was traveling throus-h
Salgo-Tarjaen to Vienna on a special rail
way train, enormous stones were hurled
through the windows of his carriage. The
Prince was uninjured and the assailants
STRIKERS LOOT FACTORIES
Make Bonfires of Furniture and the
GRENOBLE. France, Sept. 17. Violent
strike riots occurred here today. A mob
tore down the doors of a big factory, car
ried out the furniture, piled It In the
street and set, Are to It.
The mob proceeded to the Police Station
believing that two of their comrades
were in prison there, and sacked it, mak
ing a bonfire of the furniture and papers
The troops were able to disperse the
mob only by the free use of their rifle
butts. Reinforcements of dragoons and
cuirassiers are here tonight.
SAVE OWN HEADS
Men Involved With Hering Are,
Seeking His Liberty.
STRUGGLE TO RELEASE HIM
Men Who Profited by Looting of the
Milwaukee-Avenue Bank Wish to
Silence Him Before Stens
land Reaches Chicago.
CHICAGO. Sept. 17. (Special.) Hear
In" that a desperate effort is to be made
today to secure the release of Cashier
Henry W. Hering of the looted Milwaukee
Avenue Saving Bank, the State's At
torney's office is preparing for an equally
The prosecution believes that Presi
dent Paul Btensland knows facts which
will prove Hering more deeply involved
than has been yet shown and that Hering
in turn will prove a number of prominent
men connected with the Institution to
have- profited by criminal means from the
failure. They are satisfied that these
men are behind the effort to free Hering
and that, if freed, he will flee.
An effort will first be made, it Is said,
to take him from Jail under habeas
corpus proceedings. Falling in this, it
is understood, bonds will be furnished for
him in any required sum. As Stensland
may land on reaching America either at
New York or Hoboken, an Illinois of
ficer will be awaiting him with extradi
tion papers from both New York and
AVATCHING FOR MORE LOOT
Police Suspect Stensland Has Cash
In Deposit Vaults.
CHICAGO. Sept. 17. (Special.) Acting
Upon information that loot from the
wrecked Milwaukee-Avenue Bank, of
which Paul Stensland was president, is
hidden In Chicago, the police have placed
guards over two banks with deposit
vaults in which it is suspected some of
the plunder may be found. The sum may
run into the hundreds of -thousands.
Confessions of petty thieving by minor
employes of the bank continue.
THE DAY'S DEATH RECORD
Admiral Sir Edward Chichester.
GIBRALTAR, Sept. 17. Rear-Admiral
Sir Edward Chichester, who com
manded the British squadron at Ma
nila during the Spanish-American war,
dLed here this morning of pneumonia,
after an illness of a few days. Sir Ed
ward's wife arrived here from England
Rear-Admiral Chichester was chief
of the sea transport service during the
South African war. His work in trans
porting 250,000 men 5000 miles to South
Africa won him great praise. It was
Sir Edward Chichester who, according
to rerort, stood by the Americans in
Manila Bay at a time when friction
between Admiral Dewey and the Ger
man commander seemed likely to lead
to serious consequences.
Rockefeller's Boyhood Chum.
CLEVELAND, Sept. 17. J. H. Bone,
the veteran associate editor of the Cleve
land Plain Dealer and one-time boyhood
chum of John D. Rockefeller, died here
today from cancer. Mr. Bone wrote
many articles for various magazines. He
was a recognized authority on Shake
speare. Wcrren G. Elliott, Railroad Man.
BALTIMORE, Sept. 17. Warren G. El
liott, president of the Atlantic Coast Line
Company, of Connecticut, and general
counsel of the railroad, died of kidney
disease today at Watkins' Glen, N. Y.
He was 5S years of age.
Peter Schuttler, Chicago.
CHICAGO, Sept. 17. Peter Schuttler,
millionaire wagon manufacturer and pi
oneer of Chicago, died yesterday in Lang-
enschwabach, Germany, at the Summer,
residence of his brother-in-law, Adolph
Busch, of St. Louis.
Jesse Matthews, Horseman.
RICHMOND, Ind., Sept. 17. Jesse Mat
thews, a widely known jockey and horse
owner, died today at his home In Hagers
Daniel T. Hunt, Traction Magnate.
CHICAGO. Sept. 17. Daniel T. Hunt,
Illinois manager of the American Surety
Company, of New York, and former pres
ident of the North Chicago and West
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pain at nresent. I sincerely believe It is
one of the best and grandest pile cures
in the world. I would advise all sufferers
to try the Pyramid Pile Cure, for it is the
best remedy ever used. It Is a sure cure.
I am very thankful for the sample you
sent me. v
The Pyramid Pile Cure is a God-Rend
to Uie sufferer of piles and I know it."
Tne Pyramid Pile Cure has quickly and
easily cured the worst cases of piles. The
Pvramid Pile Cure heals ulcers and
reduces inflammation and takes away all
ILcning ana pain.
Prove it to yourself at our own expense.
'inat is an we hsk you xo (Jo.
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amid Drug Co.. 63 Pyramid building. Mar.
shall. Michigan, and get a free sample
, pacaage vy reiuru wan. - . -
Chicago Railroad Companies, died here
suddenly today of heart failure.
EDITOR A VALIANT FIGHTER
Insurance Agent Threatens 'Fred
Warnock and Is Badly Whipped.
IONE, Or., Sept. 17. (Special.) C. 7.
Medcalf, agent for an insurance company.
Is going around with two badly discolored
optics because he threatened Fred War
nock, editor of the Heppner Gazette, with
a thrashing. Medcalf objected to the
publicity resulting from his arrest in
Canyon City last month, when It was
charged he sustained Improper relations
with a woman. It developed there were
two women In the case and the Gazette
referred to Medcalf as a Mormon.
Warnock and Medcalf met on the street
of Heppner Friday and it is said the
latter demanded satisfaction and threat
ened the editor with condign punishment.
Instead of standing and taking a whip
ping Editor Warnock rained blows upon
his assailant and came out best in the
fight. Medcalf was charged with em
bezzlement some time ago by an insur
ance company, but owing to some tech
nicality he escaped arrest and trial.
BUSTRIN HELD FOR MURDER
Eastman and Seeley Kept In Salem
Jail Until Grand Jury Meets.
SALEM. Or., Sept. 17. fSpeciaU-Jus-
trce of the Peace Webster rendered his
decision in the cases of Warren Eastman
and James R. Seeley, held on the charge
of the murder of Marshal J. B. Krechter,
In the saloon riot at St. Paul, Tuesday
nignt, or last week, in which he held
practically that the evidence was not
strong enough to hold the two defend
ants upon the charge of murder In any
degree and admitted them to bail in the
sum of J1B00 each, in default of which
both were remanded to-Jaii, to await the
grand jury of the October term of court.
Fred Bustrln, who fired the shot that
killed the Marshal, is still in the hos
pital with the bullet fired by Marshal
Krechter still In the region of his heart
and his chances, as he expresses it him
self, "are pretty black any way it turns
out." He Is being held without bail upon
the charge of murder ih the first de
TO GIVE BOND TO REPUBLIC
Chinese Labor Contractors to Secure
Panama for Deportation.
WASHINGTON. Sept. 17. Chinese la
borers taken to Panama for work on the
isthmian canal will be required to be de
ported at the conclusion of their service.
To insure their deportation the Panama
Government will require the contractors
who furnish the Chinese laborers to give
a bond of J50.000 for the first 2500 China
men and $20 for each laborer In any
number in excess of 2500. This informa
tion was conveyed to all who have sig
nified their Intention of bidding for the
contract to supply the Chinese laborers
While we have the utmost confidence ia the curative powers of S. S. S.
ia all blood troubles, yet we realize that ia some cases causes unknown to
the patient often hinder the best effects of the medicine. For this reason we
have maintained for many years a branch to our business known as "Our
Consultation Department." This
graduated and licensed physicians who have made blood and skin diseases
their special study, and who are employed solely to advise and help, without
charge, those who use S. S. S. Thousands of people have been cured of
blood and skin diseases of every kind by the use of S. S. S., and many of
those who, perhaps, at first did not find the results entirely satisfactory,
wrote our pliysicians a lull statement
tened the cure. .We have nothing o sell you, and the only reason for want
ing you to write to us is that we may use every effort to see that you get the
best result from the medicine. You can then help us by advising your
friends to use S. S. S., which you will know from experience is all we claim
for it. You can write with the assurance that all correspondence is held in
strictest confidence, and that our physicians will give you helpful advice
without charge. THE SWIFT
We Cure Men for
Many men whose cases were simple in the beginnings were not able to
pay the exorbitant fees charged by many Specialists, or who went to spe
cialists who were not qualified to diagnose and properly treat these pri
vate diseases of men, from lack of., knowledge and proper office equip
ment. The X-Ray Microscope, etc., are all necessary office equipments
that every up-to-date specialist must have in his office in order to make
diagnosis of each and every case and for proper treatment of dlseaHe. We
liavr all these Equipments in Our Ofrlce. Vc knvr before we undertake a
case Just what treatment is necessary to restore the patient ,to health. In
this -nny we do not fail. We cure qur patients.
Is the most dreadful, dangerous and destructive disease known. This
disease not only unfits you for your work and duties, but makes a man
unfit for marriage, for holding responsible positions. When his system
becomes inoculated with the germ tne whole body undergoes a change of
decomposition and results In a disfigurement of the body which is fright
ful to behold. This disease can be cured. We have received the everlast
ing gratitude of those whom we have cured and who show their apprecia
tion by sending us other cases.
Loss of energy, will power, lack of concentration of thought, loss of mem
ory, which weakens your entire system, mental as well as physical. This
lowered vitality pf the nervous and physical condition is strengthened so
that In a short time you will have your original strength and be yourself
Write for Symptom blank If you cannot call.
HOl'RiJ 9 A. M. to 5 P. M. Evenings, 7:30 to 8:30. Sundays 9 A. M. to
-ST.LOUIS Medical mi Surgical DISPENSARY
CORXER SECOND AND YAMHILL STREETS, PORTLAND, OREGON.
WE HELP MEN
OF AI.L AGES WHO ARB SUFFERING
FROM WEAKNESS AND ALL BLOOD, SKIN
NERVOUS AND SPECIAL DISEASES.
We rive those afflicted with any of these
distressing- maladies the best kind of help.
We help them back, to sound health. OLR
WE CURE IN A WEEK
We do not experiment. Our long
tensive experience in m cit i u,otMo a
to which we limit our practice enables us to tt
make a correct diagnosis and to apply the fe
proper remedies to each case. N e take con- p.r f-.
we know that a medicine that will
person may aiBsreo wnu """'"'"""
offering from the same disease. In the vaBt
majority of instances
Where Others Hare I"Ild o Cnre We Heal
Surely and Permanently.
Over 50 Per Cent of Our Cases Have Been Cured at a
Cost of $10.00 and Many Only $5.00
Consultation free. Call or write for question blank. Our home treat
ment is successful, and curea even complicated cases. Book, for men sent
(free) sealed on application. ,.,... . , .
OfTice hours A. M. to 8 P. M, Sundays and hoiidajra. 1 to 11.
Dr. W. Norton Davis & Co.
lendtair Specialists tn tbe Northwest. Ftabllxbrd
TAN NOY HOTEL, 624 THIRD ST., COR. PINE, PORTLAND, OR,
When buying yocrr next Pair of Sbues I
want you to ask for the
Then look on the Inside and eeotat
the name "ATLANTIC" ia oen inXha
Top Band. Also look at the 8oio end
see that the well known "FRIEDMAN"
Trade Mark is there. Yon owe it to
Yourself to take these Precsouioss, aa I
am aore you want the beat yoa can .gr
for your Money. I am prond of thn
"Name" and prood of the "Shoe.' Ia
the "ATLANTIC" Shoe h centered U
the Knowledge, the Energy and tho
Enthusiasm of otct Year of Pood
Don't you tbinklt mm til tu-bei ytiom ryrtf Tl
beat merchant In a Town sells tho " ATLAnTK
Sboo. trials on a-etting- It. An Styte.
Lasts, Toes, etc Ycmr Choice among them.
LLUU& j A wmmuamnsKtsi rue
by tho Isthmian Canal Commission In the
form of the following circular letter sent
We are advised by cable that the security
the contractors will be required to clve to the
Panaman government under article 8 of the
Invitations to furnish Chinese labor, dated Au
sruet 20, 1906, will be for the ftrst draft of
2.VM) laborers, a aing-le bond in the approx
imate penal sum of $50,Ooo, with penalty that
the contractor pay $ 100 for earn Chinese
which should not be deported at the conclus
ion of service, the bond to be Increased at the
rate of $20 per Chines for all Chinese on the
i?thmus at any one time In excess of 2.Vi.
b OH!. PHY5IOMS-
department is composed of regularly
ol their case, ana a little advice Has
SPECIFIC CO., ATLANTA, UA
No Pay Unless Cured
We cure Skin Dlieae, Blood Potnon, Varicocele.
Stricture, Nervoo Decline, AVcnknena, Gonorrhoea
and Disease of tbe Ividneys, Bladder and prostate
Our Fee Is Only S12.50
For any X'liconipllcnted Case.
ESTABLISHED 25 YEARS IN PORTLAND
and ex- . J,7.
suit one i