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SAYS GAY DECEIVER
STOLE HER WATCH
SAN" FKAXCISCO GIRIi ACCUSES
FORMER PORTLAND MAX.
GREAT DEMAND TO
OFFICER IS KILLED
IS GREAT SHOW
HITCHCOCK IS SWAMPED WITH
REQUESTS THAT HE SPEAK.
HARRY MAYSABD CALLED SUD
DENLY BY DEATH.
Shows Him as Friend
of Standard Oil.
ABUSED POWER IN OKLAHOMA
Prevented Enforcement of Law
DISSECTS BRYAN'S POLICY
Yt1A Contrast Between Democratic
leader's "Words and Taft's Deeds.
Iiaw - Defying Corporations
Want Bryan as President.
B008ETZXTS BEPXT TO BRIAS.
Haskell's close relation, with the ,
Standard Oil Interests In Ohio waa a
matter of common notoriety.
In deflanca of the Attorr-ey-uen-eral
of th state tOklahoma) ho In
tended to protect tha Interesta of a
great corporation (the. Prairie Oil
A Gaa Company, controlled by tha
Standard) against tha law.
Contrcat your action In thla cas
of Governor Haskell with Mr. Taft's
action aa retards Senator Foraker.
Mr. Taft refused to ba a party to
.the renomlnatlon of Senator Foraker,
showing by actual deeda that hla
worda were true when he aald: "I
do not care for the Presidency If It
hae to coma by compromlae with
any one on a matter of principle."
With hundredfold clearer evidence
you have aecured Governor Haskell
to write the platform and put him la
as treasurer of your campaign com
mittee. I regard it as a scandal and dis
grace that Governor Haakell ahould
be counected with the management
of any National campaign.
Let ma call your attention to hla
conduct In prostituting to base pur
poses the state university.
You have Indeed advocated meaa
nrea agalnat private monopollea that
aound more radical than either I or
my party associates have been will
ing to advocate, but they have tha
prima defect that In practice they
would not work.
Z put Mr. Taft'a deeda against
your worda I aak that Mr. Taft
ba Judged by all hla deeda for ha
wishes none of them forgotten. I
mak that yon be judged both by tha
words you wlah remembered and by
tha worda that aeemlngly you and
your party now dealra to bars for
gotten. I hold It entirely natural for any
great law-breaking corporation
wlah to sea you placed In the Presi
dency. Tour plana to put a atop to
abase arc wholly ohlmerlcaL
No law-defying corporation haa
anything to fear from yon aava what
It will suffer In tha general paralysis
of business which any attempt to re
dnoa to practice what you hare ad
vocated would bring.
X aak for support for Mr. Taft be
cause his deads hare mad good his
WASHINGTON. Sept. 23.-President
Roosevelt tonight, following upon a pro
longed conference with members of the
Cabinet at the White) House, prepared
and gave out his reply to W. J. Bryan,
the Democratic candidate, relative to W.
R. Hearst's charges that Governor Has
kell, treasurer of the Democratic Na
tional Committee, had represented Stand
ard Oil Interests, both In Ohio and Okla
homa. Mr. Bryan had demanded proof
of the charges, promising that in the
event of their substantiation Mr. Haskell
would be eliminated from the campaign.
Dismissing the Ohio case, which in
volved an allegation of attempted bribery-,
with the explanation that he had
made no direct charge against Mr. Has
kell as regards that particular instance.
Mr. Roosevelt takes up the matter of the
Prairie Oil & Gas Company and argues
that Mr. Haskell's action in stopping
legal proceedings begun by the Attorney
General of Oklahoma demonstrates con
clusively that he was controlled by the
great corporation to which the Okla
homa company was subsidiary.
Contrasts Bryan With Taft.
After contrasting Mr. Bryan's defense
of Mr. Haskell with Mr. Taft's repudia
tion of Senator Foraker in connection
with the Hearst charges against the
Ohio Senator, the President proceeds1 to
declare that Mr. Haskell's "utter unfit
ness for association with any man
anxious to appeal to the American peo
ple on a moral Issue has been abundantly
shown by other acts of his as Governor
of Oklahoma." The President condemns
Mr. Haskell's conduct in connection with
various matters as disgraceful.
The latter portion of Mr. Roosevelt's
deliverance Is devoted to criticism of
Mr. Bryan's plan for regulating the
rusts, which he characterises as a meas
ure that sounds more radical than any
advocated by the Republicans, but which
in practice would not work. Conclud
ing. Mr. Roosevelt declares that no law
defying corporation has anything to fear
from Mr.' Bryan, "save what it would
'suffer from the general paralysis of busi
ness," which would follow Democratic
The President spent almost the entire
Concluded on Pa 8.)
Charles T. Lenehan, With Record as
Lady-Killer, Held on Many
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 23. Special.)
With probably a score of pretty young
women openly declaring that he should
be ruthlessly punished, and others sitting
at home nursing their Injured pride at
having been so easily duped, Charles T.
Lenehan. handsome, polished In manner
and eloquent In speech. Is behind the bars
of the city prison with one charge of em
bezzlement about to -be placed against
him, three charges of forgery In prepara
tion and two additional charges of al
leged embezzlement committed In Port
land before coming to this city hanging
over him. l
Lenehan. "who during his stay in this
city has made himself a favorite In the
younger set, was arrested this morning
on Information furnished by several of
his victims. His downfall was brought
about mainly by one of the fairest of his
young women friends, who accuses him
of borrowing her watch and pawning It.
Lenehan arrived In San Francisco from
Portland several months ago. He Is be
ing held on suspicion, and will not be
charged until It has been settled whether
the local police or the Portland officers
have prior claim upon him.
MURASKY IS NOMINATED
Chosen by California Democrats for
Supreme Court Bench.
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 23. Superior
Judge Frank J. Murasky, of San Fran
cisco, whose work in the Juvenile court
has made him widely Known throughout
the state, was nominated today for As
sociate Justice of the Supreme Court by
the Democratic state convention, which
reconvened here to nominate a candidate
to fill the vacancy on the Supreme Court
bench caused by the death of the late
Justice Thomas B. McFarland. Judge
Murasky was given a similar nomination
by the Union Labor convention several
days ago and also waa Indorsed by the
Judge Murasky' s Indorsement by the In
dependence League was the only note of
discord in the convention and Incidentally
precipitated a bitter attack upon W. R.
Hearst, who was charged by some of the
speakers with being the paid agent of
the Republican National committee to
work for the defeat of W. J. Bryan.
OAKLAND, CaL, Sept. 23. Tha Re
publican State Convention, which met
here on August 27, reconvened here
today for the purpose of nominating a
candidate for Justice of the Supreme
Court, to be elected in the coming
election, to Oil the vacancy on the su
preme bench caused by the death of
the late Justice McFarland. After a
short session Henry A. Melvln, of Oak
land, was unanimously nominated for
PRINTERS WARN BRYAN
Object to' Omission of Union Label
SOUTH BEND, Ind., Sept. 23. (Spe
claL The typographical unions of Indi
ana and other states are this week for
warding a set of resolutions to William
J. Bryan. . the Democratic Presidential
candidate, urging that the union label
be placed on his publication, the
Commoner. ' In many Instances, the reso
lutions state that unless the demand Is
complied with, copies of the publica
tion which are received by .union sub
scribers will be returned to the Com
moner office at Lincoln, Neb., In their
The resolutions from the South Bend
Typographical Union were sent to Bryan
thla afternoon. The printers feel that as
long as Bryan professes to be a friend
of organized labor he should see that
his publishers follow the custom of all
CUBAN ATTACKS DIPLOMAT
American Charge d'Affairea at Ha
vana Victim of Assault.
HAVANA, Sept. 23. J. Cornell Tarler,
Charge d' Affaires of the American Lega
tion In the absence of Minister Morgan,
was assaulted by a Cuban In a restaurant
In this city last night. The assault waa
unprovoked and several Cubans were con
cerned In It, Onq of them, without giv
ing Mr. Tarler a chanoe to rise from his
seat, struck him in the face, cutting him
severely over the right eye. The assail
ant escaped, but his arrest Is expected.
ALICE THAW DROPS TITLE
Conntess Will Be Known aa Mrs.
Copley Thaw. ,
LINCOLN, Sept. 23. The Countess of
Yarmouth, sister of Harry K. Thaw and
who recently was granted a decree nulli
fying her marriage, announced formally
through her lawyers today that she had
decided to drop her title and henceforth
be known as Mrs. Copley Thaw.
Fatal Collision In Fog.
SARATOGA. N. T., Sept. 23. Motorman
Aubrey was killed and three other men
badly injured in a rear-end collision dur
ing a fog on the Hudson Valley Railroad,
near Fort Miller today. Conductor Kane
was so badly hurt that he will die.
James H. Cosgrove and James Dowd, of
Fort Miller, traveling salesmen, were less
Dr. Allda C. Avery.
SAN JOSE. C'al., Sept. 23. Dr. Alida
C. Avery, widely known as a physician
and woman suffragist, is dead here,
aged 76 years.
Haskell Makes Sharp
Reply to Charges..
LINKS NAME WITH HEARST'S
President and Editor in Com
bine, Asserts Governor.
PLAY WARD POLITICS
Oklahoma Executive Accuses His
Traducers of Falsifying Facts
When Truth Fails to Serve
GUTHRIB, Okla., Sept. 23. Governor
C. N. Haskell tonight issu'jd a statement
to the Associated Press in reply, to Pres
ident Roosevelt's letter to William J.
Bryan, dealing with four specific charges
against Governor Haskell: that he Is
subservient to Standard Oil, that he
vetoed a child labor , bill, that he dealt
in Creek Indian lands and that he had
allowed politics to dominate him in the
removal of members ot the faculty of
the State University ard the appointment
of others to succeed Hi'm.
Governor Haskell's statement In part
"To the Associated Press: President
Roosevelt's letter is before me, and, while
this is the first time In my life I have
been made the subject of a Cabinet meet
ing, I am thankful for the distinction and
I wish to express my high regard for the
office of President and my profound re
spect for the wisdom of our fathers In
making It possible to change the occupant
of that high office every four years with
out the right granted to a Crown Prince
to succeed the King.
Links Him With Hearst.
"I assert that it is fair for me to as
th.f I f mv M wh h tn be dlmified
by an all-day Cabinet meeting, that be
yond question Mr. Hearst ana nis cam-
i nunnuf. Po.l ilu n t nnnsovplt. left
ywBU mouwum, .
no stone unturned to blacken my charac
ter. That being true tney certainly raaea
Ohio, fore and aft concerning the Ohio
Standard Oil cases of 1899 and finding
absolutely nothing reflecting on me, the
President tried to waive his charge of
last Monday aside by saying "he will
make no allusion to that.
"He drops this subject because his origi
nal statement was untruthful and he
must know from what he and Hearst tried
to find in Ohio and failed, that I spoke
the truth when I said I never In all my
life had any connection or service with
T say the President knows now that
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r - -
National Committee Considers Sub
ject Western Leaders Say Roose
velt Can Cause Taft Landslide.
CHICAGO, Sept. - 23. (Special.) There
Is a strong possibility that President
Roosevelt will make a trip through the
country speaking for Mr. Taft before
the, campaign is .concluded. This intelli
gence leaked out at Republican National
headquarters today in advance of the
arrival of the candidate in the city.
. National Chairman Hitchcock, Senator
Dixon -and, other members of . the' Na
tional committee have had the proposi
tion under the most serious considera
tion for the last three days and it Is
known that It was submitted to Senator
Crane while In Chicago. A definite de
cision in the matter may not. be made
for a week or more.
While there has been more or less dis
cussion ever since the campaign opened
of the possibility of the President's tak
ing the stump, the committee had taken
no cognizance of the matter. It appears,
however, that during the last two weeks
the National managers have been del
uged with requests, prayers and demands
that the President get into the speaking
The success the President has had in
gingering up. the campaign by his letters
has" led ' the committee to give serious
consideration to the petitions to Induce
him to take the stump.
"Give us Roosevelt." write the Western
correspondents. "Let Roosevelt talk he
will stir things up. Roosevelt on the
stump would mean a landslide for Taft,
and that's what the Democrats are fear
ing more than anything else.".
Mr. Hitchcock admitted that the plan
was being considered, but declined to
discuss it further. It is likely that It will
be discussed by the advisory committee
In New York, where Mr. Hitchcock will
BRYAN'S SON WITHDRAWS
Father Objects to Race for College
LINCOLN, Neb., Sept. 23. Upon learn
ing of his son's candidacy for president of
th sophomore class of the University of
Nebraska, W. J. Bryan expressed his dis
pleasure, and W. J.' Bryan, Jr., an
nounced his withdrawal from the race.
Gompers Action Indorsed.
ROCHESTER, N. T.. Sept. 23. With
but one dissenting vote, the members of
the Workingmen's Federation of the State
of New York, in session here today in
dorsed the action of Samuel Gompers
concerning the injunction planks at the
conventions of the Republican and Demo
cratic National Conventions and approved
his circular urging the support of the
Gives $500,000 to College.
KSW YORK. Sept. 23. The probat
ing o2 the will of Henry J. Braker, a
millionaire Importer, reveals the source
of the 3500,000 bequest to Tufts Col
lege for founding a school of finance
and accounts. Nearly $10,000,000 Is
disposed of by the will, which Includes
$1,300,000 left In trust to Mrs. Braker
and $1,000,000 for founding In this city
the C. H. Braker House.
AFTER THE LITTLE FELLOWS
Sam Young Murdered
ASSAULTED WHILE IN SALOON
W. S. Wood, Proprietor, Only
Witness of Shooting.
TELLS STORY OF CRIME
Says' Masked Man Entered Rear
Door and Fired Three Bullets
at Policeman. Who Was
Veteran " on Force.
Sam S. Young, a veteran patrolman on
the local force, was murdered at 10:30
o'clock last night In the saloon of W. S.
Wood, Fast Nineteenth street ar.d Uma
tilla avenue, Sellwood. The murder was
witnessed by the proprietor of the saloon,
who, with the officer, was the only occu
pant of the place when the murderer Is
supposed to have entered.
The murderer, according to Woods'
story, entered from a rear door. He wore
across his face a white cloth with two
eyeholes cut In It. He fired three shots,
one of which "penetrated the officer's
heart, causing Instant death.
Bore Grudge Against Officer.
The murderer, according to Woods,
evidently bore a grudge against the
officer. Young had been in the saloon
only a few moments when the rear
door of the place wes suddenly opened.
Woods, according to his story, started
immediately towards the door to see
who was there. '
He was confronted by the masked
figure who had Just entered. Woods
was between him and the officer. The
intruder brushed Woods aside and
stepped quickly towards Young, who
by this time was approachilng.
"Come on," said the unknown, ac
cording to Woods, addressing Young,
"For I have got you this time."
Opens Fire on Young. .'
The masked unknown held a revolver
in his hand which he leveled at the
officer as soon as he entered the place.
Approaching close to the officer he
opened fire. He fired three times In rapid
succession, and Young, staggering a mo
ment, fell face downward upon the floor.
He expired instantly.
The murderer escaped through the
rear door, by which he had entered,
and disappeared in the darkness. Woods
Immediately notified police headquarters.
There are many strange features con
nected with this mysterious murder.
(Concluded on Page 6.)
Once Champion Middleweight of
Coast, Then Saloonman,
REDDING, Cal., Sept. 23. (Special.)
Harry Maynard, a former middleweight
champion of the Pacific Coast, though
for-the last six years a devout and up
right Christian worker, died suddenly
at 1:30 this afternoon on the train
while on his way from Red Bluff to
Sacramento to Join his wife. There
was no fear of immediate death from a
cancerous growth from which May
nard was suffering and he felt quite
well enough this morning to undertake
the journey to Sacramento.
After winning championship honors
in the prize ring, Maynard opened a
saloon in Red Bluff and prospered. He
was doing a splendid business six years
ago, when he was converted at a relig
ious meeting. He closed the saloon,
became a zealous Christian worker and
did much good, his wife Joining him,
both working to uplift the fallen and
succor the needy.
A year or so ago Maynard was put in
charge of the elevators In the State
Capitol at Sacramento. The position
yielded him a good living, but he still
kept up his religious work.
ONLY CHARGES DESERTION
Goodwin Scorns Scandal in Divorce
Suit Against Maxine Elliott.
RENO, Nev., Sept.,, 23. Nat C. Good
win, the actor, instructed his attorneys
today to permit the representative of
the Journal to see the sealed complaint
for divorce against his wife, Maxine
Elliott, which he has filed here. The
complaint is simply one of desertion for
over one year, and contains nothing of
a sensational character. It contains
but three pages of typewritten matter,
being very brief, and sets forth, the
simple fact of her desertion against his
will; and that they have no children or
property Interest together.
The following statement was made
by Mr. Goodwin regarding the suit:
"Simple desertion, and this only, is
alleged In the complaint."
Mr. Goodwin has too much regard for
Mrs. Goodwin, as a woman, to surmise
or allege anything whatever scandal
ous or in any wise reflecting on her
The summons from this . court will
reach Maxine Elliott tomorrow, having
been mailed from here Monday. There
will be no contest.
STUDENT FATALLY HURT
Comrades Break Sophomore's Spine
In Class Battle.
WORCESTER. Mass., Sept. 23. As a
result of a conflict between members of
the sophomore and freshman classes of
the Worcester Polytechnic Institute last
night, Emll Grau, of West Wareham.
Mass., a member of the sophomore class.
Is at the city hosiptal today with his back
broken and sinking rapidly.
In a "rush" Grau fell and was trampled
upon before his plight was discovered.
INDEX OF TODAY'S NEWS
YESTERDAY'S Maximum temperature, (11.2
.degrees; minimum, 37.1 degrees.
TODAY'S Probably showers and wanner;
Germany objects to giving France advant
age In Morocco. Page 5.
Cholera In St. Petersburg strikes down rich
aa well as poor and many dead are un
burled. Page 2.
Roosevelt answers Bryan, renewing denun
ciation of Haskell and acorlng Bryan's
platform. Page 1.
Balllnger coming to Oregon to get Repub
licans to work for Taft. Page 3.
Monnett tells authority for charge against
Haskell. Page 4.
Printers call on Bryan to put nnlon label
on Commoner. Page 1. '
Roosevelt may take stump In response to
general demand. Page 1.
Taft shows up Bryan's record In speech at
Ade's farm. Page 8.
Haskell replies to Roosevelt's assault.
Bryan steaks to great crowds at Columbus
and other Ohio towns. Page 2.
Democratic NatlonI committeemen urge un
loading of Haskell. Page 1.
Preacher who waa ex-prlseflghter dlea on
train. Page I.
Ladvklller in Jail for pawning hla aweet
heart's Jewelry. Page 1.
Forest Ares sweep through redwood for
ests, destroying . whole settlements In
Northern California. Page 4.
Graphic story of wreck of Star ot Bengal;
captain accuses tugboat captains of
cowardice. Page 2.
James Milne, superintendent electric line,
arrested at Vancouver,. B. C Page a.
Couple travels West by brakebeam on
honeymoon. Page 6.
Officer Sam 8. Young Is murdered by un
known man at Sellwood. Page 1.
Fugitive cashier discovered through auto
accident. Page 5.
Chsrley D. sets new Western record at
Country Club races. Page 11.
Pacific Coast Leagle scores Portland 0.
Oakland 3: Los Angeles 8. San Fran
cisco 0. Page T.
Citation lowers world's pacing record at
Columbus. Page 11.
Tie game between Chicago and New York
ends In disputed , decision and riot.
Commercial and Marine.
Large transactions in Yakima hop" market.
Wheat advances at Chicago In spite of free
selling. Page 17.
Recovery In stock prices. Page 17.
British ship sails for South Africa with
lumber. Page 18-
Fortland and Vicinity.
Pacific National la a great livestock show.
Small dealers dismayed by cloaed town
order. Page 10.
Grand Jury returns thirteen Indictments.
Discharged city employes may lose privi
lege of appeal. Page 12.
Council declines to repeal pavement ordln
aaoe. Pags 12.
Finest Stock in World
Is on View.
DOES CREDIT TO PORTLAND
Races Are Up to the Grand
FAIR DESERVES PATRONAGE
Effect Will Be to Place Great In
dustry Vpon a Sound Footing.
Portland Bay Attendance Shows
Interest Is Increasing.
PROGRAMME AT COUNTRY CLUB
Today's events at the Pacini'
National Show Include the big trot
ting race for the country Club purse
of $2500, which Is expected to be the
best race of the week. It Is a 2:13
class trotting event and some ex
ceedingly fast animals have been
entered. Other races are the 3-year-old
trotting event for the Columbia
purse, the 2:20 pacing race and a
three-quarter mile running race. Col
lege Maid will also go against time
today. The sale .of thoroughbred
stock will begin promptly at 9
o'clock this morning, and Judging
of the blooded animals will be con
BY B. W. WRIGHT.
A million dollar show Is giving dally
performances out in the suburbs of Port
land this week. It requires a force of
more than 300 men to put on this big
show, and it presents as an. attraction
more than 2000 head of the finest bred
horses, mules, cattle, sheep and hogs
that are to be found anywhere in the
United. States or in the .world. Inci
dental to this wonderful exhibit, there
are a number of races daily, which in
the number of entries, size of the purses
and speed of the horses, average up with
the best that are seen on the parlor
tracks of the grand circuit where such
shows usually draw. 1 crowCTs of from 30,
000 to 75.000 people. The price of ad
mission to this big show, which is by far
the greatest that Portland has ever had
the opportunity to witness, with all of
its attractions and excellent band concert
between acts, is 60 cents and it costs an
additional 5 cents for the pleasant car
ride betwen Portland and the fair
grounds. This of course Is much less
than the price of admission to the aver
age theatrical attraction which with .15 .
or 20 mediocre people and about 33's :
worth of scenery, plays to full houses In
Portland Should Support Show.
But the million-dollar show which is
staged and handled by 300 paid employes
on a property representing a cash outlay
of more than 1150,000, until yesterday not '
only failed to secure as liberal support as
is given the cheap' theatrical attractions,
but the number-of Portlanders In attend- '
ance on Monday and Tuesday was ae-'
tually smaller than the number who made
the long, tiresome and more expensive
trip to Salem a week earlier. Even yes
terday, Portland was not entitled to all
of the credit for the crowd, for thousands
of out-of-town visitors were in attend
ance. In this preliminary growl, I have
treated this wonderful show simply as an
attraction affording Interest and pleasure
at a small cost to the patrons. Viewed
from this standpoint alone, the show Is
worth much more than the price of ad
mission but there is another and over
whelmingly more Important reason why
Portlanders should give this great show
somewhere near the support that Is ex
tended to a one-night-stand theatrical
attraction at double the price and which
takes all of the money out of town with
it when it departs. This "other reason"
is the one that is responsible for bring
ing the Pacific National Show Into exist
ence. It was the desire on the part of
a few public-spirited Portlanders to
awaken a greater interest in one of .Ore
gon's most important Industries the
breeding of live stock. We have read
for years of the commendable deed of the
man who causes two blades cf grass to
grow where only one has grown before,
but it Is doubtful if the doubling the yield
of green grass has an economic value
equal to that which Is created by produc
ing a high-grade animal which will sell
In the market for double and treble the
price than is obtainable for scrub stock
which consumes Just as many blades of
graas and as muoh other food aa the
high-grade animal. ,
Oregon Great Stock State.
Oregon, and in fact the entire Pacifio
Northwest, Is famous all over the United
States for its admirable adaptability to
stockralsing. Our wonderful climate,
with an abundance of pure water and
natural food, enabled breeders In the
early days, before the best strains of
blood had been Introduced, to turn off
remarkably fine range cattle and horses,
which, considering their handicap of
breeding, were little short of marvelous
In their speed performances. The Ore
gon range horse and the Oregon range
steer found a good market in competition
with other animals of a similar class, but
the Introduction of Improved strains of
blood soon resulted in animals which
(Concluded on Fag 10.)