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THE 3IORXIXG OREGOXIAX, TUESDAY. XOVE3IBER 10, 1903-
Edward Carmack Slain
Nashville by Son of Man
WARNING HAD BEEN GIVEN
f-hooting Done by Young Robin
Cooper, Whose Father Had Been
Criticised In earmark's News
paper Victim Fires Back.
(Continued from First Pt
atreet. and hrd Just passed the en
trance to the Folk flats. Mr. Carmack
came up the street toward us. smiling
as he recognized me. He was some
tps away, and there were few peo
ple on the street. Mr. Eastman and I
were near the edge of the sidewalk,
and Mr. Carmack passed between us
and the entrance. He raised his hat
as wo spoke. He had his right hand
up and was about to make a remark
when somebody said It was the oiaer
voice: "We've (tot you. all right or
omethlim to that effect. I can t say
positively what 4he exact words were.
It never occurred to me that it was
anything more than a friend speaking.
Mr. Carrna.-k raised hia eyes. Instantly
pat on hia hand and ran his hand back.
when the same voice said: rou cow
ard: Tou are hiding behind a woman,
"Senator Carmack Jumped out so as
to r'l clear of me. and X ran Into a
aateway. I saw that Mr. Carmack hnd a
bistnl. I ttlrned and said: "For .;ods
sake don't shoot:" Then 1 saw Mr. Car
mack wheel and fall in a heap in the
Mrs. Eastman said she saw the young
man stand In over Mr. Carmack. and
that he put something Into his own
ROOT OPENS HEW COLLEGE
VNITF.D STATES .NOT A MILITARY
. STAIOX, HE SAYS.
Secretary Declares in Dedicatory
Address his Country's Ideas
Are Political Ones.
WASHINGTON. Nov. . The formal
opening of the Army War College today
as made the occasion of simple ceremo
nies in the building dedicated to that in
stitution. Secretary Root, under whose
administration of the War Department
the institution for military Instruction
was Inaugurated several years ago. Gen
eral Franklin Bell, chief of staff and Gen
eral W. W. Wltherspoon president of the
college addressed a distinguished com
pany. Secretary Root declared It was no
strange thing that at the capital of a
country devoted to peace tliere should
arise this structure devoted to the science
of the arts of war. Greed. Jealousy and
aplte have not yet - disappeared among
men. and prosperity, be aald. only Invites
attack unless there is also the virile
manhood and capacity to defend the na
tion possessing it. In order that this Na
tion may be able to defend Itself If need
be. he said, the Army War College had
We are not a military nation and
never shall be." raid Mr. Root. "We are
warlike enough to rise in defense of our
rlxlifs. We are singularly like the Eng
lish and singularly unlike most of the na
tions of the continent. Oour Ideaa are
political and not military. We do not
therefore naturally run In the mould of
Officers of the general staff, he in
sisted, should not allow their desire for
power in military affairs to cause them
to be absorbed by administration rather
than by a study of military problems. He
admonished them to ttle their military
questions within the ..ts of the military
establishment and not carry their con
troversies either to Congresa or to the
VOTED IN WRONG PRECINCT
IT. S. Marshal, Friend of President,
Faces Charges In Montana.
KAMSPEL.U Mont.. Nov. . (Spe
cial.) County Attorney McKeown to
day (lied an information In the District
Court of Flathead County charging T.
W. Merrlfield. Cnlted States Marshal
for Montana, a former business asso
ciate and a close personal friend of
President Roosevelt, with Illegal vot
ing in the recent election. Merrlfield
formerly lived In this county, and cam
from Helena to vote. His former home
was 49 miles out from Kallspell.
It Is alleged that to save a long drive
he had secured registration in a nearer
precinct and voted there, but had never
lived In the precinct where he voted.
Merriileid had returned to Helena, but
will como here probably at once.
HARRIMAN AUDITORS MEET
Men Who Look After Roads' Fi
nances In Session In St. Louis.
SALT I.AKE CITY. Nov. . Auditors
of all the lines included In the Har
riman system of railroads met In this
city todny. As the meetings which
will probably extend over a period of
a week the whole matter of accounting
on the Hiirrtman system will be gone
over and discussion held as to better
methods of keeping the company's ac
counts be bad. Erastus Young, general
auditor of the Harrlman lines. Is among
those In attendance.
C HEM AW A FARMER LOST
I "earing He Is Injured; Friends Go
in Pursuit With Prison Hounds.
8AIJ3M. Or., Nor. . (Special.)
Charles Claggett. a well-known farmer
residing near Chemawa, went hunting
yesterday morning and has not been seen
since. It Is feared that he accidentally
shM. himself while walking through the
A large posse and a prison guard with
bloodhounds are hunting for him.
Try Again to Elect Bishop.
"WASHNGTON. Nov. . The Episcopal
dioeeee of Washington will Tuesday for
tha fourth time inside of four months
meet to'elect a bishop. The office roadei
vacant by the death of Bishop Satterlee
was twice declined by Bishop Charles H.
Brent, of the Philippinea and once was
refused by Dr. Alexander Mann, of Bos
ton. Among the candidates mentioned
for the bishopric are Dr. Charles H.
Grosvenor. of New York; Rev. Sheldon
M. Griswold. bishop of Sallna. Kan.;
Dr. Charlea L. Slattery, of Springfield.
Mass.: Dr. James N. Winchester, of
Memphis. Tenn.; Dr. Randolph H. Mc
Kima. Rev. Alfred Harding. Rev. Ern
est .C. Smith and Rev. R. P. Williams,
of this city.
WILL WED PORTLAND BOY
Engagement or Miss Von Mander
scheld to S. E- Eliot Announced.
OAKLAND. Cal.. Nov. .( Special.-)
The engagement is announced of Miss
Elsa von Manderscheld, daughter of Mrs.
Eda von Manderscheld. of Berkeley, and
Samuel Ely Eliot, assistant profesnor of
psychology in the I'nlverslty of Oregon.
The wedding will take place during the
Miss von Manderscheld Is a gifted
pianist and recently returned from
abroad, where she studied under the best
masters. While she was In Berlin she
met Mr. Eliot, then a student at Oxford.
He is a son of Dr. T. L. Eliot, of Port
land, and a grandson of Dr. Ellnt. the
Man Worth $20,000,000 Year
Ago Declared Pauper.
NOT ADMITTED TO BAIL
Bank-Wrecker's Lawyer Says For
tune Swept Away and Assets
Would Xot Pay Debts Stim-
son Fears He Would Flee.
NEW YORK, Nov. 9. Charles W.
Morse, who was rated two years ago as
being worth more than $30,000,000. swore
under oath today that he had not enough
money or securities left from his vast
fortune to pay hia debts.
This revelation was made w.ien Morse's
EX-UNITED STATES SENATOR ASSASSINATED
AS KESULT OF POLITICAL FEUD
.1 f i
EDWARD W. CARMACK. OF TENNESSEE.
founder of Washington I'nlverslty at St.
Louis. He Is related to President Eliot,
of Harvard. He was a guest at the home
of his fiancee a few weeks ago while
en route to his post In the University
Samuel Ely Eliot Is the second son of
Dr. and Mrs. T. L. Eliot, of this city.
u ....... K,,..atA at lha tV a ah I n 0t on
University at St. Louis, and upon his
graduation secured a ftnooes scnoiar-
hln At Oxford. He completed his
course there in June last. His vaca
tions were spent In research worn at
the University of Berlin, and in travel
th. i'nn tlti.mt Ha was Annolnteri to
his present position In' the University
ot Oregon last summer.
FIRE BURNS FIRE-WATER
Whisky Vulned at $ieO,000 Con
sumed In Kentucky Blaze.
LOUISVILLE, Nov. 9. Whisky valued
at $120,000 and buildings worth $15,000
were destroyed by fire at Deatsville last
night. The Government loses a large
amount in taxes on the whteky.
Two warehouses, the stock barns and
several minor buildings belonging to the
E. W. Samuels Distillery Company were
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were entirely unfounded: that she was
a magaaolne m-riter and had no desire to
do Injury to Mrs. Phlpps. She talked so
kindly that Mrs. Phlpps became re
assured and they rode together for IS or
10 minutes. Suddenly the woman pro
duced tow sticks of dynamite and com
manded that Mrs. Phlpps give her $20.
000 within an hour or she would be destroyed.
Woman Trapped at Bank.
She directed that the automobile be
drived to the Wolcott School and Sirs.
Phlpps" daughter.be taken along, this
evidently for the purpose of having a
hostage. Mrs. Phlpps agreed to go to
her bank and get the money, whither the
party headed after stopping at the senool
to get the little daughter of Mrs. Phlpps.
Arriving at the bank, all but the strange
woman left the machine. Though this
was evlnently not intended In her pro
gramme, the stranger made no protest.
Once Inside the building Mrs. Phlpps hur
riedly related her experience to a bank
official, and police headquarters was
communicated with. Two detectives has
tened to the bank.
In the meantime a special bank de
tective had engaged the strange woman
in conversation from the window of tha
enclosed machine next the sidewalk. The
two city detectives quietly walked around
the rear of the machine and slipped open
the door on the street side. The woman
saw that she was entrapped and dashed
the dynamite sticks at the two officers.
They struck against the machine and fell
to the floor Intact. Had they exploded
great damage and loss of life might have
resulted, for the scene is in tne very
heart of the city.
Cashier GlTen FItc Years.
CLEVELAND. Nov. 9. W. Harry
Schmick. ex-cashler of the First Na
tional Bank of Leetonia. Ohio, who
va. l..i.j with hia father. C. N.
Schmirk, president of the bank, on
charges of embezzlement and making
false entries, was sentenced to prison
for five years. Tha father waa set
attorneys appeared in the United States
Circuit Court of Appeals to argue for
the admission of Morse to bail. Morse,
who had been sentenced to 16 years' hard
labor in the Federal prison at Atlanta,
Ga., was not permitted to leave the
i Tombs prieqn today, but an affidavit
made by him was read. The motion was
argued before Judges Lacombe. Ward
and Cox, and decision was reserved.
It had not been expected that Morse
would make the plea that he was bank
rupt, as ever since the financial panic
which swept away the greater part of
his fortune, he had maintained that he
would be atle to adjust his affairs to
the satisfaction of all his creditors.
Says Morse Impoverished.
W. Mace MaeFarlane, in his benalf,
quoted from the opinion of Judge Hough
in refusl.i to grant bail, in which Judge
Hough said that no amount of bail
would be aufliclent to Insure the ap
pearance In court of such a wealthy man
as Morse when he was wanted. Mr.
MaeFarlane then continued:
'I have an affidavit here from Morse
himself in which ne states that he is
not a rich man. Mr. Morse says that
he is in a sense Impoverished and that
hia assets would not pay his debts and
that rt is doubtful if they ever would.
If Morse is allowed bail his old friends
would have to provide it. The state
ment that he is a millionaire Is false,
and further information will be given
to the District Attorney if he desires
Mr. MaeFarlane then went on to say
that the only reason for refusing ball
that he could eee was the fear that
Morse would run away. The lawyer
called attention to the fact that when
Morse was indicted he was on his way
to Europe, but he came back Immedi
ately. In referring to the sentence Imposed
upon Morse Mr. MaeFarlane termed it
"Ruthless and almost unprecedented."
Ridicules Plea of Poverty.
United States District Attorney
Stimson. who prosecuted the ease, said
in opposing the granting of bail, that
the right of granting bail should be
exercised. If at all, by the trial Judge.
He said Judge Hough denied the ap
plication for ball for two controlling
causes: First, as to any reasonable
ground of error: and second, the effect
iveness of ball to produce the defend
ant. The District Attorney said it waa
ridiculous to represent Morse as a
pauper In view of Morse's statements
during the trial as to the extent of his
financial transactions. He added tha
it would be wrong to permit a surety
company to furnish bail, saying that
a rich man could easily reimburse such
a company and that, no one would be
held personally responsible.
"Mr. Morse is a traveling man and he
knows the difference between a so
journ in Paris and the sojourn that the
law may hold out to him here." said
the District Attorney.'
Mr. MaeFarlane was granted 30 days
additional time to file a second com
plaint In error.
Expected to Be Freed.
. Morse met his wife and boys In the
reception-room of the prison this
morning and had a long talk with
them. As he was re-entering his cell,
Morse met the Deputy Warden of the
"I think I shall leave this apartment
pretty quick," said he, as he stood at
the grated door, "and I don't think I'll
come back. I want to thank you for
the consideration you have shown me
here, but I'd just as soon be out."
Present Gift to Pope.
ROME, Nov. 9. The Pope today re
ceived the members of the Sacred College,
who congratulated him upon the 50th an
niversary of his entering the priesthood.
The Cardinals were headed by Cardinal
Serafino Vannutelli. Cardinal Oreglia,
dean of the college, being Indisposed. The
Holy Father was presented with the sura
of $1000 in gold pieces, and Cardinal Van.
We carry a very complete line
of Women's Spats, or Gaiters, in
black and all the wanted colors.
We have them in several differ
ent heights, with wave or square
tops. We are Portland agents
for the famous " Standard "
brand of cravenette gaiters;
thoroughly waterproof and do
not spot. Spats or CO Kfl
gaiters, from 75c to OZiUU
Stylish SpatsU m
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5 WASHINGTON AND 6 STS
Buy the Winter number of the
Ladies' Home Journal Style
Quarterly and pay us 20c it is
worth 25c and with it goes a
coupon good for any lac pattern
free. The Winter quarterlies
are here now. Very reliable
guide for Fall and Winter styles.
Pattern and style book, Qflp
both for only ZUu
$25 Dress Hats Only $7.50
Such a wide choice of design, color or trimming, we are sure you have never
been offered at a price this low. There are jaunty, small toques, cleverly de
signed and simply trimmed; or large, striking hats, trimmed with quills, breasts,
rich buckles and ornaments, ribbon, velvet, etc. You can't be disappointed in
this sale no matter- how much you expect. Hats in greater assortments and
better values than even our splendid department has ever been able to offer.
We urge you to come and choose; come and look any
way. We want you to know what a splendid bargain
this is. Actual values up to $25.00, selling at only
All domestic Under muslins l3 Less
Every piece of American made lingerie in our muslin wear department
on sale for one-third below the regular price today and tomorrow. This
sale means much indeed to economists, who desire daintiness and
quality. At regular prices, our undergarments, sell regularly by merit
alone. At these special prices, we expect buyers to come in throngs;
and, mind you, whether you want only a simple, low priced garment at
50c, or the best thing we have in stock, worth to $42.50, the reduction
is the same one-third below regular price.
Corset Covers 75 to 8.50 Combinations at $2.50 to Gowns at .$1.00 to $18.50
Chemise at $1.00 to $11.50 $12.50. Skirts at ..$1.25 to $42.50
50c values 75c values $1.00 values $1.50 values $2.50 values $15.00 values $42.50 values
33tf ,50 69 $1.00 $1.66 $10.00 $28.33
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Over 3000 pieces of fine hand-embroidered
and hemstitched Linens
'on sale this week. Squares, Scarfs
and Centerpieces included. Finest
and daintiest of linens, greatly
reduced. Sale price THIRD LESS
Table Linen, of pure flax, choice,
65c value at 50
$1.00 value, special, yard...75
$1.25 value, special, yard $1.05
$1.75 value; special, yard $1.48
Napkins Of Richardson 's extra
fine satin damask, unusually beau
tiful designs and 50 patterns to
select from. One of the most phe
nomenal values ever offered in our
Linen Section. Our regular $5.00
quality on sale for the CJQ Q0
very low price of only. . .OOiwO
Richardson's Washed Huck Tow
els, hemstitched or scalloped
edses. Special value at OCp
$1.25, $1.05, 95c and OUli
Handkerchief Linen Richard
son's make, regular $1.50 CI 1 0
grade, at special price of .0 I 0
Bought at reduced prices because
they are samples and only one or
two of a style. This helped us to
get them' for less' money, but it
only makes them more desirable.
You buy a suit that you know will
not be dwplicated for one-third be
low what it is really worth. Then,
too, remember that sample suits
are made with extra care. Critical
buyers all over the country exam
ine them carefully, and they must
pass this inspection. Styles and
trimmings in sample suits are al
ways the best. ' The materials are
broadcloth in chiffon or regular
finish, fancy wool mixtures and
fancy wide wale cheviots. Every
one in the lot is strictly hand-tailored.
The trimmings are silk or
pull braids silk braided loop--,
silk and satin straps, buttons and
Persian braid. Regular values
from $40 to $125.jt'r
On sale at only 3 lcSS
jijj urn Ttfiss.
& ;tt .vis's"
Silverware Ch ma Carving Sets
HAVILAND CHINA DINNERWARE
With spray decoration, full gold line,
handles and knobs. 60-pieee CQQ OR
sets, regular $42.25 values, at..Od0iJ
100-piece sets, worth $65.75, QCO Cfj
at special low price, per set.-VWiwIU
HAVILAND CHINA DINNERWARE
With border decorations of green and
pink. Full gold lines, solid gold handles
and knobs; 60-piece sets, reg- PQ1 Qfl
ular $45.50 values, low price. . 0 J I lOU
100-piece sets, worth $68.00, OAf Pfl
at special low price, per set..04liDU
112-piece sets, worth $74.65, OCQ Cfl
for the special low price, set. . Q JliUU
SEMI-PORCELAIN DINNER SETS
WTith blue border decoration; 50- OM nr
piece sets, worth $6.32, at only.0i J J
60-piece sets, $8.00 value, spl..$6.35
100-piece sets, $12.45 value, sp'l..$9.90
SEMI-PORCELAIN DINNER SETS
With green and gold band border
decoration and full gold line; 50- Or Hf
piece sets, worth $7.20, for only.OditU
10-qt. Jelly Pans, sale price 10
11x14 Stove Pans, special 64
Covered Bread-Raisers, sale price.. 90
8-qt. Soup Pots and cover 48
Food Choppers, small family size.. 80
Food Choppers, family size $1.00
Food Choppers, large family size $1.20
Food Choppers, hotel size $1.60
CARVING SETS Guaranteed steel, high
grade finish; three-piece sets, bargainized
$3.00 vals. $2.45 II $5.00 vals. $3.95
$4.50 vals. $3.65 $5.50 vals. $4.35
$4.75 vals. $3.85 $6.50 vals. $5.25
LISK'S GUARANTEED ROASTERS In
four-coat enamel, 9x12 size, at
the special low price of only.
10x15 size, special $1.80
12x18 size, special $2.35
MAYONNAISE MIXERS Sale (M or
price only M I iZu
CHOICE LINES OF TABLE KNIVES
With steel blades and ivory, pearl. r
nutelli expressed the greeting of all the
members of the college on the occasion
of the jubilee. In reply, the Pope thanked
the Cardinals for their good wishes and
conversed pleasantly with each of his
visitors. He showed them a large gold
medal coined for the Jubilee of the
foundation of the South American College
in Rome, which coincided with his own
Text-Book Hearing Later.
WASHINGTON. Nov. 9. On October
19 the Associated Press sent a dispatch
from this city to the effect that in the
United States Supreme Court the In
ternational Text-Book Company was
denied a rehearing In Its suit against
Aaron T. PiES, of Topeka, Kan. It
now appears that this was an error,
caused by a mistake of the Supreme
Court Clerk, who confused this case
with another having a like number on
the court calendar. The case of the
International Text-Book Company
against Pigg has not yet been argued.
FIRE EATS UP TIMBER
sands of dollars has been destroyed dur
ing the past ten days and the fires are
- '- to h" burning fiercely. A dense
smoke covered Nashville today.
Fierce Blaze Beyond Control in the
NASHVIIXE. Nov. 9. Forest fires are
doing great damage in this state. West
ern Kentucky and Northern Alabama.
Timber amounting to hundreds of thou-
Kills Sweeteheart and Self.
SALT LAKE, Nov. 9. Taylor Stoude
mire, a colored servant at Fort Douglas,
this morning walked into the kitchen
where Mila Davis, a colored cook at the
bachelors' headquarters building, was pre
paring breakfast, and shot the girl three
times, killing her instantly. Stoudemire
then blew out his own brains. Jealousy
is supposed to have been the cause of the
Experiments by the Canadian govern
ment lend support to the old theory of
farmers that snow Is a fertilizer.
ERICKSON IN MORE TROUBLE
Clackamas County Grand Jury Re
turns Four Indictments.
OREGON CITY, Or., Nov. 9. (Spe
cial.) Four indictments have been re
turned by the grand Jury against August
Krickson; proprietor of Clackamas
Tavern, and two Indictments were re
turned today against his son, Arthur
Erickson. The last indictment charges
that Albert Knapp and D. M. Klemsen,
saloon-keepens of this city, and Lw Hoch.
of the Portland wholesale firm of Blu
mauer Hoch, and a Portland man
named Reed purchased liquor at the
Clackamas Tavern on election day.