Image provided by: University of Oregon Libraries; Eugene, OR
About Morning Oregonian. (Portland, Or.) 1861-1937 | View This Issue
THE MORNING OREGONIAN, TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 1906.
OF SHAW'S HIDE
Bryan Opens Campaign in
North Carolina With Ag
ALL GLORY TO DEMOCRACY
Roosevelt's Success With Rate Bill
5Iade Possible by It-Flavors
His Ownership Policy lor
Taste of South.
at Burlington he made a brief announce
ment of the tragic occurrence and paid
a tender tribute to the memory of his
-RALEIGH. N. C, Sept. 17. In the first
or 11 speeches to be delivered la North
Carolina, W. J. Bryan today paid his re
spects to Secretary of State Shaw, -who
has been campaigning in the South. He
reiterated his charge that President
Roosevelt's policy as to railroads and
trusts, had been taken from Democratic
platforms and insisted that In advocating
Government ownership of Railroads he
had only gone a step further tnan me
fining trusts, and insisted that their offi
cials should be Imprisoned.
At the outset of his speech Mr. Bryan
said that North Carolina had a peculiar
claim upon his affections, as It was one
of the first states of the Union to declare
through its delegates that it wanted
him for the Democratic nomination for
1S0S. It was not difficult, he said, to
locate the original Bryan man. In th)s
connection he promised that in any fu
ture campaign the people of this state
could always call( upon him.
Shaw's Second-Hand -Clothes.
Mr. Bryan said he was doubtful In
coming South if he was using his time
to the best advantage, and added that
liis coming wan made still less neces
sary from the fact that Secretary Shaw
had been here before. Taking up Sec
retary Shaw's Asheville . speech, Mr.
Bryan said he felt grateful to him
for the service he had rendered the
Democratic party. Secretary Shaw, he
declared, had tried to palm off in this
state some second-hand clothing he
could not get rid of in Iowa. He had
brought a speech which had been re
jected In his own state. He declared
tnat Secretary 6haw is the high priest
f the standpatters, that he goes be
yond eVery other Republican in think
ing that the Republican party has done
"Secretary Shaw," hd said, ."has not
a word In favor of any modification of
the tariff schedule, while in other
states. New England states and Iowa
conspicuous Republicans are demand
ing It. and even McKinley had reached
a point where he saw something might
be done to extend our trade."
Mr. Bryan said: "You can't take Mr.
Shaw's argument as true without believ
ing that those protected manufacturers
get money out of the American people
and then get it again out or the rorelgn
His Stolen Platform.
On the question of Democratic planks,
advocated by Republicans, Mr. Bryan said
mat wnenever a nepuoncan epea-KB oi
anything with praise and rejoicing, he is
speaking of something done in accord
ance with the Democratic doctrine. When
he apologizes, he Is talking about some
purely Republican doctrine. Everything
the Republicans say on the tariff, he
added. Is in the way of apology.
As to President Roosevelt as a war
rior, Mr. Bryan said that two years ago
Governor Black, in nominating the Presi
dent, delivered an eulogy on war, say
ing the country needed a 'man of blood
and iron. "At the St. Louis Convention,"
eaid Mr. Bryan. "I quoted this, and said
it was a challenge to Christian civiliza
tion. Now. Is it not strange that within
two years the man who was then called
the God of war has won his greatest vic
tory and laid the foundation for his great
est glory as a maker of peace between
.ttussia ana japan.
Put Trust Magnates in Jail.
Coming to the question of trusts, Mr.
Bryan said that '"you don't enjoin horse
thieves, but put them in the penitentiary.
But trust magnates must be Just asked
to desist before the uproar becomes too
great. They found that did not go and
they said we will actually fine you $3000
when you can make $100,000 during the
trial. We say, treat rich and poor, alike.
Talk about anarchists! The Republican
party has made more anarchists in this
country by discriminating in the. punish
ment of the rich and the poor than were
ever made by all the speeches on anarchy
Rate Law and Ownership.
Mr. Bryan said that the present rate
bill could not have been passed without
the help of the Democrats and that that
great Democrat, Tillman, was put In
. charge of it. although he believed they
gave it to Tillman because they thought
it would make Roosevelt mad. and the
bill was not as good as it would have
ucmu ii Liiey imu. ii otner -Lemocra.L3
amend It. and It was better than it would
have been than if they had not let some
Democrats amend It.
In this connection, Mr. Bryan came to
speak of his own ideas as to Government
ownership of railroads, saying:
Because I have stated that it Is going to
be Impossible to Ret relief from this rate
law on account of the corrupting influence
of railroads, I am Jumped on by all the
newspapers tnat tailed to support me here
tofore and by people' who thought I had
changed and begun to yield to the Influences
of predatory wealth.
President Roosevelt himself in his two
messages said that, if this law were not
effective, we could expect public ownership
to come, ana tnat am not create any com
motion In the country. 1 merely went a atep
further and said that from my observations
I did not believe It would be effective.
Corruption by Railroads.
If any North Carolina Democrat doea not
believe that corrupting Influences will make
this law ineffective, read your own platform.
There Is not a state in the South that has
not felt the corrupting Influences of railroads
in legislation. Believing It ultimately to be
. the solution. I gave a plan that would give
the benefit of public ownership without the
danger of centrallxatlon. It was a dual
plan, giving each state the right to control
. Its own railroads and protect its own inter
ests. My plan is a Democratic one that lets
the state act when it Is ready.
Mr. Bryan delivered a ten-minutes' ad-
dress in Capital Square "after leaving
Metropolitan tiau. wnere ne spoke first
He was Introduced by Governor Glenn as
the next President.
When the Bryan special stopped in
Durham, It wag raining, so the speaking
took place in the Opera-House, which
was crowded to the utmost limits. Here
in the home of the American Tobacco
Company, Mr. Bryan made some of his
sharpest thrusts at the trusts, and his
remarks were cheered lustily. Soon after
the train left Durham. C. H. Mclver,
president of the State Normal College at
Greensboro, died of apoplexy. In conse
quence of this event, Mr. Bryan, who
regarded Dr. Mclver as his personal
friend, declined to speak at Hiiisboro, and
DAY ENDS IX DEATH GLOOM
Bryan Eulogizes Mclver as Greater
GREENSBORO, N. C Sept. 17. The
coming of W. J. Bryan to Greensboro
this evening was shadowed in gloom. On
the same train was the body of Dr.
Charles Duncan Mclver, president of the
State Normal and Industrial School nere,
who died of apoplexy on the train. He
was a member of the reception committee
for Guilford County.
At 8 o'clock the City Hall was crowded
to Its capacity to hear the speaking. Mr.
Bryan was introduced by ex-Lleutenant-Governor
Charles M. Steadman, a per
sonal friend of Mr. Bryan's. Mr. Bryan s
speech was an eulogy to Mr. Mclver, at
whose invitation the Nebraskan came
here 12 years ago on his first visit to
North Carolina. He pointed out that Dr.
Mclver's life was an Ideal one and said
he would rather die with his record than
the name and fame of John D. Rockefel
ler. Governor B.- B. Glenn followed Mr.
Bryan and also paid a tribute to Dr.
Mclver. Later a reception was tendered
Mr. Bryan at the McAdoo Hotel. '
Tomorrow Mr. Bryan will speak at
Winston-Salem, KernsviTle, High Point,
Lexington, Salisbury, Concord and Charlotte.
WON ELECTION BY FBAUO
CHARGES OF REB&i CUBAN
JUST A AGAINST PAI.MA.
Say He Has Become Dictator and
Demand Annulment of Last
NEW YORK, Sept. 17. The revolution
ary junta of ew York has Issued a
proclamation giving the Liberal insur
gents re&Eons for taking up arms against
the Palma government. This proclama
In the first plaoe, this movement must not
be oon founded with the Internecine strife that
eo often disturbs the peace of the republics
of South and Central America. In the latter
movements the one object of the leader Is to
gain control of the Presidency. With us It Is
"We have been careful not to overdraw the
seriousness of the political situation In Cuba
and have made no charges that cannot be fully
substantiated by unbiased Investigators..
We charge that President Palma obtained
his office through fraud and Intimidation and
by the denials to the Liberals of their right
We charge that" the government of Presl
dent Palma was directly responsible for the
killing of Colonel Enrique Vllluendas, a mem
ber of the House of Representatives, at Clen
fuegos, on September 22, 1005.
We charge that President Palma has usurped
the powers and functions of thA governing
bodies of the municipalities and. has annulled
arbitrarily and without warrant of law, the
election of Liberal official a displacing them
with members of his own political party, the
We charge that he has In like manner re
moved from the bench Judges who refused to
act In their Judicial capacity according to
his dictation. President Palma also has Im
prisoned without -judicial proceedings mem
bers of the Liberal party because they voiced
their protests against his dictatorial conduct.
The Liberals have made continued peaceful
appeals that this injustice be righted, but the
government turned a deaf ear. Denied the
constitutional rights for which Cubans fought.
bled and died for nearly half a century, we
decided that our only recourse- was again to
take up arms.
We now ask only one thing, that the Illegal
and fraudulent election of last December be
annulled and a new election held at which
every Cuban citizen will be given a fair
chance to vote.
In concluding,' the proclamation says
that Palma is today the dictator of Cuba
instead of Weyler and declares that the
men who surround him are the same who
supported the Spanish regime while patri
otic Cubans were In the field fighting,
HUNDREDS IN GREAT PERIL
E2 O CI3TQTGZ3 Q CZ3 Q CIS EH Q Q
Dwellers on Beach Rescued From
WILMINGTON, N. Cv Sept. 17. For six
or eight hours more than 200 men, women
an children were cut oft from the main
land in imminent peril, while cottage,
hotel and railroad property was damaged
to the extent of $10,000 by a fierce north
east storm which swept Wrightsvllle
Beach, nine miles east of Wilmington,
The storm reached the height of its fury
between 6 and 7 o'clock this morning.
Hundreds of cottagers received their first
Intimation of danger upon awakening thia
morning to find breakers sweeping clear
across the beach to the sound and rolling
high up on the mainland, two miles be
Five trolley-cars brought a number of
early risers across the sound on the
trestle by which it is reached, while the
waves swept the trestle. Those left at
the beach were afraid to cross the trestle,
which gave way Immediately after .the
last car reached the mainland.
The storm Increased In fury until- noon,
when the rescue work was begun. Surf
boats were sent across the channel at
great risk, bringing first the women and
children, then the men, the last of the
number being brought over at 6 o'clock
thivafternoon. Sheriff Frank H. Stead
man was among those caught at the
beach, and at once swore In a number of
deputies, who closed the barrooms and
patrolled the beach tonight to prevent
looting of the places.
At Carolina Beach, farther down the
mainland, there was some damage to cot
tages, but the residents had left there the
day before on notice of falling barometer.
At Southport, at the mouth of Cape Fear
River, the harbor craft had a narrow es
cape from the storm, several of the pas
senger boats being damaged.
The Clyde liner Navahoe, due here at i
o'clock this morning, had not yet arrived
at 8 o'clock tonight She probably en
countered the gale off this coast and put
to sea to escape Its fury. Tonight the
storm abated and no further damage is
expected. Wire communication with
Southport has been cut off since early today.
CHARGED WITH PERJURY
Mrs. Schreck Will Probably Kot Bo
Tried for Murder.
LOS ANGELES, Sept. 17. Mrs. Aure
Ua Schreck, whose testimony as a self
confessed accomplice of Ernest M.
Stackpole, In the murder of her hus
tiand, Joel Schreck, recently, was one of
the most sensational incidents In the
criminal annals of Southern Califor
nia, today was arraigned on a charge
of perjury In having testified at the
Coroner's inquest that burglars killed
This arraignment was the first actual
admission by the District Attorney that
as a reward fcr turning state's evi
dence the woman, whose age is 19
years, is to escape the murder charge.
Arrested for Being Too Joyful.
ODESSA, Sept. 1". Upwards of 100 per
sons were arrested here today for re
joicing over the death of General Tre
poff la too pubUa ft r"fi"ntr. -..
m mm i PP
;iSir Mm mm 1
gfe 111 -jig
m mm Mill
II iii I ill1
' and glad to "Show You'
that Oar Sales of
for She Months from January 1st to
July 1st, 1906 were
An increase of over 10 Million bottles
for the same period of 1905.
EUDWEISER exceeds in sales all other bottled beers,
even though it commands the highest price, because it is
the purest, best and most wholesome bottled beer in all
We court the most rigid examination of our beers and
Malt-Nutrine by all Pure Food Commissions.
Anheuser-Busch Brewing Ass'n
St. Louis U.S. A.
TILLMAKN & BENDEL, Distributors
Steamer Struck Reef While
CHANCE TO SAVE VESSEL
If the Present Favorable Weather
Continues There Is No Immediate
Danger of Breaking Up
the Midway Reef.
MIDWAY ISLAND, Sept. 17. The Mon
golia struck the western side of Midway
Reef about 10 o'clock Saturday night. The
vessel was slowly moving ahead at the
time she touched the reef. There was no
panic among the passengers, who calmly
remained aboard the ship until Sunday
morning, when all were safely landed.
There are some BOO passengers. Including
Asiatics, and all are being well taken
care of here. The mail and baggage were
brought ashore today.
If the present weather conditions hold,
there is no reason to fear for the vessel.
Her position Is good, and, while held fast,
she Is not believed to be in any danger
of breaking up.
sengers here and the long interruptions of
mails Is causing great Inconvenience.
Many people who were traveling on im
portant business are stranded here. Some
of them intended sailing on the Mongolia,
others on the Buford.
The Buford was scheduled to sail from
San Francisco tonight till 2 o'clock this
afternoon, when the order was received
to proceed to Midway Island. The Mid
way trip is most unwelcome to steam
ship officials, as the locality Is notorious
ly dangerous, because of the reefs and
currents. The tug Iroquois, the largest
and most powerful tug in Honolulu, will
probably leave for Midway tomorrow.
Buford Ordered to Midway.
HONOLULU. Sept. 17. The transport
Buford is preparing to leave here at mid
night for Midway to get the Mongolia's
passengers. The Sheridan's passengers
are still stranded here.
There Is considerable anxiety felt In
Honolulu regarding-the passengers on the
Mongolia. It is expected that an attempt
to float the Sheridan will be made Sunday.
ADAMS DINES AT MOSCOW
SHERIFF TAKING CIRCUITOTJS
ROUTE TO WALLACE.
looked pretty well tired out and Adams,
wore a troubled and worried look. They
were accompanied here by L. Stannus, of
FELL INTO BOILING WATER
Wealthy Los Angelan Receives Fa
tal Injuries In a Hotel.
LOS ANGELES. Sept. 17 John Harvey.
a local coal mine operator with extensive
interests in Colorado, is dead as the re
sult of failing into a tub of scalding
water. Mr. Harvey was a guest at a
local hotel. Friday night the attention of
persons occupying rooms adjoining his
suite was attracted by groans. A hurried
Investigation revealed Mr. Harvey im
mersed in a tub of scalding water in his
bathroom. He was rescued but not In
time to save his life. He died yesterday
at the Clara Barton Hospital of his burns.
County Assessor's Figures Taken.
OLTMPIA. Wash.. Sept.
Board of Equalization by
17. The State
a vote of Ave
to one decided at noon today to levy a
tax on the equalization of approximately
J525.000,000, as returned by the County
Assessors, rather than reduce the valu
ations to $350,000,000. as proposed by State
Auditor Clausen, who contends that the
adopted plan will raise more money than
needed for highways and military funds
where the mill rate is fixed by law. The
board also granted the petition of the
O. R. & N.. and other railroads and re
duced railroad valuations where Whit
man. Walla Walla and other counties
were assessed higher than the schedule
the board fixed last January.
PART OF CARGO JETTISONED
Determined Effort Is Made to Float
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 17. The Mer
chants' Exchange today received informa
tion from Midway Island to the effect
that a portion of the cargo of the Mon
golia has been jettisoned and a deter
mined effort is being made to float the
steamer. The Mongolia is badly damaged,
but the extent of the injury caused by
her striking the reef is not yet known.
Tag Iroquois Misses Three Wrecks.
HONOLULU, SeptT 17. (Correspondence
of the Associated Press.) The United
States tug Iroquois has returned from
Midway Island! which she visited for the
purpose of enabling Captain Carter to
investigate and report upon the amount
of work neoessary for ,the deepening of
the harbor there. Captain Carter says
that about 300,000 cubic yards will have to
be dug out.
The Iroquois Is the most powerful tug
In these waters and her absence when the
Manchuria and Sheridan were run ashore
was much regretted.
MANY STRANDED IN HONOLUIU
Cause Travelers Much Trouble.
Causes Travelers Much Trouble.
HONOLULU, Sept. 17 As a result of
the stranding of the Pacific Mall liner
Manchuria and the transport Sheridan,
both on their way to the Orient, and now
followed by the Mongolia striking a reef
near Midway Island, all within less than
A uoatbj there, U njuah congestion of pas-
Prisoner Spirited Away From Boise
Penitentiary Is Kept Within
Idaho State Bounds.
MOSCOW, fdaho, Sept. 17. (Special.)
S. T. Adams, who is being taken over
land from Boise to Wallace, accompanied
by Sheriff Angus Sutherland, of Shoshone
County, Warden B. L. Whitney, of the
state penitentiary, and Deputy E. P.
Johnson, passed through Moscow about
noon today. The party is reported to
have boarded the Northern Pacific train
at Oro Fino this morning, having driven
from Grangeville to that point during the
When the train reached Moscow the
party alighted at the water tank, about
150 yards east of the station, and walked
up town. The train reached here at 12:06.
The party attracted no attention and
would not have been recognized, except
for a telephone message wired from
down the road, which caused the train to
be closely watched. They took dinner
here and about 2 o'clock took a four
horse rig. They started north on the
Viola road and will keep well within the
state, for the purpose of avoiding the pos
sible service of a writ of habeas corpus,
which the attorneys of Moyer, Haywood
and Pettibone are supposed to have pre
pared. From Viola the road they will naturally
take is the old state wagon road which
leads to the northeast through Prince
ton, thence up Meadow Creek to its
source, then across the divide to the val
ley of Santa Creek, which they will prob
ably follow to its confluence with the St.
Maries, thence down the stream to the
town of St. Maries on the St. Joe River,
Here a boat can be taken to Chatcolet
or Harrison on the O. R. & N., where a
train can be taken for Wallace.
By rapid driving St. Maries should be
reached in time to take the morning
boat, which would land them at Chat
colet or Harrison in time to take the
train which would land them In Wallace,
at 12:40. P. iL tomorrow. The cattK
I TFvbiiyHome !
as with joyous hearts and smiling faces they romp and play when in health
and how conducive to health the games in which they indulge, the outdoor
life they enjoy, the cleanly, regular habits they should be taught to form and
the wholesome diet of which they should partake. How tenderly their health
should be preserved, not by constant medication, but by careful avoidance of
every medicine of an injurious or objectionable nature and if at any time a
remedial agent is required, to assist nature, only those of known excellence
should be used; remedies which are pure and wholesome and truly beneficial
in effect, Jike the pleasant laxative remedy, Syrup of Figs, manufactured by
the California Fig Syrup Co: Syrup of Figs has come into general favor in
many millions of well informed families, whose estimate of its quality and
excellence is based upon personal knowledge and use.
Syrup of Figs has also met with the approval of physicians generally, be
cause they know it is wholesome, simple and gentle in its action. We inform
all reputable physicians as to the medicinal principles of Syrup of Figs, obtained,
by an original method, from certain plants known to them to act most benefici
ally and presented in an agreeable syrup in which the wholesome Californian
blue figs are used to promote the pleasant taste; therefore it is not a secret rem
edy and hence we are free.to refer to all well informed physicians, who do not
approve of patent medicines and never favor indiscriminate self-medication.
Please to remember and teach your children also that the genuine Syrup
of Figs always has the full name of the Company California Fig Syrup Co.
plainly printed on the front of every package and that it is for sale in
bottles of one size only. If any dealer offers any other than the regular Fifty
cent size, or having printed thereon the name of any other company, do not
accept it. If you fail to get the genuine you will not get its beneficial effects.
Every family should always have a bottle on hand, as it is equally beneficial
ior tne parents ana the children, wnenever a laxative remedy is required.