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THE MORNING OREGONIJLN. "WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 1905.
Appeal Court Refuses Rehear
' ing on Great Rebate
SUPREME COURT TO DECIDE
All Government's Pleas Overruled
and Prosecutors Severely Lec
tured Appeal to Be Taken
and Xcw Cases Tried.
CHICAGO. Nov. in A rehearing of the
nppal,of the Standard Oil Company of
Indiana from the sentence of J29.24O.00O
fine imposed by United States District
Judge Landis In the Government's prose
cution for receiving rebates from the
Alton Railroad was denied today by the
United States Circuit Court of Appeals,
presided over by Judge Jrossoup. The
Government will appeal to the United
States Supntme Court for a writ of cer
tiorari as soon as possible.
Mew Suits to Be Tried.
Meanwhile additional suits against the
Standard OH Company of Indiana have
been fully prepared, and trials may be
demanded within two weeks. Two of the
suits charge rebating in connection with
shipments on the Chicago & Eastern
Illinois and In two the Kvansville & Terre
Haute Railroud was the line of shipment.
The case covers almost IxjO courts, upon
which Indictments were returned by Fed
eral jrrand Juries.
Cases In which charges of rebating are
made in connection with shipments over
the Chicago A Alton are also being pre
pared by the assistants of United States
Iistrict Attorney Sims, and scores of
witnesses In the three cases already have
In overruling the petition f6r a re
hearing, the Court quoted from its"
former opinion anil from Judge Landts"
"ruling to prove that the sentence was
really aimed at the Standard Oil Com
pany of New Jersey, which had never
been tried. The Court holds, as to the
plea that the Standard did not know
it was not paying the lawful rate, that
the testimony of Edward Bogardus only
went to the Jury on the Issue whether
he had made "diligent endeavor" to
ascertain the lawful rate, but that the
question as to whether he had knowl
edge of the lawful rate was excluded.
Severe Censure for Lawyers.
The Court severely censured . the
Government attorneys in the following
Courts have the r'.trht to eipeet that
rounMl McutiamMl to practice In the court,
of review not only know ths meaning of
legal term, contemplated in u.e in dis
ruptions and opinion, of thee count, but
will not nits" such term, to spread mis
information respecting a jurtument tliat. In
the nature of the rase, is bound to attract
wide public attention a remark the gT
rmin.ne.. of which the br cf the country
will perceive when we ,iy that all that
ha, to be done to obviate the objection
murie Is to Insert a clause so that the por
tion of the opinion objected to will read
"a view of the law that 1. embodied- In
the chars and carried out In the rullncs.
1,r,. AS A BESIT.T OF TUB
'H AH':K ON THAT POINT, the pronVred
r:TiTn"nv of one Kdward Rogardu, the
rapi'.illTd portion being the only word,
Single Offense Defined. ,
Judge Raker thus defined a single
i ffense of rebating, a point raised by
the court's condemnation of the Impo
sition of a seperate fine for each car
nal: The onVnse of accepting a concession I,
t'-.e trana'tion" that the g!en rebate
consummate not the unit or mere mea,
urcment of the physical thing transported,
but the transaction" n hereby the shipper.
f.r the thine shipped, no matter bow great
or how little It, quantity, received a rate
dirfrrcot from the established rate.
Jndce Rnkor sitlil that. If one cor
poration uses another corporation to
violate the law. it ought not to go un
punished, but a corporation "said to be
behind the party convicted" can only
be reached by Indictment, trial and
conviction by due process of law.
A stay of mandate was granted pend
ing appeal to the Supreme Court-
over 50 years, having but eight months
ago sold his flour mill and general mer
chandise business. After his retirement
he determined to take the rest of his
life easy, and purchased the automo
bile as a means to this end.
Miss Hayes was the Postmistress at
Wallace, and was visiting a cousin liv
ing in this city. Mrs. W. H. Fisher. She
expected to return to her home tomorrow.
Our Stupendous November Sale of Wool Dress Goods Offers Unusually Low Prices
Here by Portland's ONLY
CHILD IS KILLED BY AUTO
Daughter of Bay City Millionaire j
Dies Voder Katber's Car. j
BERKELEY, Cal.; Nov. 10. Toddling
sway from her nurse, who was await
ing the arrival of the family automo
bile. Emma Johnson, the 14 -months-old
daughter of S- O. Johnson, a mil
lionaire lumber dealer of San Fran
cisco, was run down by the machine
as it rounded a driveway to the front
door of tho family home in Berkeley
yesterday. The baby was so badly in
jured that she died half an hour later.
J. V. Dana, the chauffeur, save him
self up, but was released, upon the
recommendation of the stricken father
LVMBE ROCTLOOK HAS BRIGHT
HIE OX GRAYS HARBOR.
Vessels Long Tied t'p Begin to Move
and 1900 Promises to Be
ABERDEEN, Wash., Nov. 10. (Special.)
The result of the election in the busi
ness, trade and industry of Grays Harbor
has been very marked and millowners,
merchants and business men generally
declare that the prospects are brighter
now than they have been in years. An
advance in freight has resulted In the
moving of vessels that have been tied
up and it is predicted that others, not
yet chartered, will be put Into commis
sion. The mills on Grays Harbor are all run
ning BteadiW and the output at present
reaches an aarCTegate of about 2.300.OM)
for , day. The only mill not running
Is the United States plant in South Ab
erdeen and there are rumors that negoti
ations are under way either for the sale of
this mill, or for its immediate operation.
A fact not generally known, is that the
mills of Grays Harbor have run more
steadily since tli panic than mills at
any other point on the Coast.
The demand for better grades of lum
ber is very active and a shortage of this
kind of lumber is reported. This condi
tion is said to be true of the entire Coast.
Rail trade is not expected to show any
material gain until after stocktaking
time, which is usually -the first of the
year. Stocks are reported to be lower
than for a long time and on account of
this, when the demand for lumber be
gins there will be brisk times all along the
The season of 1 promises to be a record-breaker.
Logging camps which have
been closed for months are resuming op
erations. Logs are scarcer on Grays Har
bor today and waters tributary, than at
any lime for the past five years. Winter
is now setting in. and the output of logs
even with additional camps running, may
not help the situation very much and the
first of the year is expected to tind a
shortage in the supply. An advance
in price is predicted. Since the
election manufacturers report an active
inquiry concerning lumber, especially
from railroad companies and there are
Indications of a big demand from this
CHINA'S RULER NEAR DEATH
PARALLEL GUNNESS CASE
Police Believe. Mnrcngo, J1I., Is
Scene of Another "Farm."
AURORA. 111.. Nov. NV (Special.) Mar
engo, 111., may have a parallel to the
famous "unne.s farm. Evidence which
may prove John Bedford, a Marengo
farmer. arrested at Beatrice. Neb.. Sat
urday on a charge of having murdered
his neiijhbor. Oscar Hosanaon. to be guilty
of a number of simitar crimes. 1h at hand,
ac-ordlne to the Marengo police today.
Bedford will be brought back to Maren
go tomorrow. Hnganson's body was un
earthed a week ago near the farmhouse
and the remains of John Belmont, another
Marengo farmer, are now being sought.
It Is declared that William Rvans. of
Mareng.. who spent the night at the Bed
ford farm only a short time before the
disappearance of the alleged murderer,
was assaulted and robbed but escapd from
the farm with his life.
AUTO WRECK; FOUR KILLED
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occupants of the machine were shot
from their seats and struck In crumpled
heaps bfsMe the track.
Railroad Men to Rescue.
to a standstill. General Superintendent
Young, of the railroad, who. with the
division superintendent and engineers
of the Sacra men to. Western Coast A
Shasta divisions of the roud. occupied
the cars of the special, hurried back to
the scene of the disaster, accompanied
by the train crew. They came first
upon the bodies of Mr. WlUard, his
wife and daughter, and that of Miss
Hayes: hut these were beyond human
aid. The officials than found Imogen
Willard clinging to the cowcatcher.
The bodies were gathered up and
placed aboard the train, and everything
possible was done for the injured girl.
Then the half-mile run to this city was
According to the tiain crew of the
special, the automobile carried no lights
and the engineer did not see it until It
was too late to check the momentum
of the train.
Was Going to Take Life Eny.
Mr. Willard was a prominent figure
In commercial circles In thU city for
Emperor's Condition Has Grown
Steadily Worse During Bay.
PEKIN. Nov. la The Emperor of
China, who has been suffering from an
Intestinal disorder. Is worse today. His
Majesty refuses foreign medical aid or
to take foreign medicine. He Is awfully
weak. Yuan Shal Kal Is pessimistic over
the Emperor's condition.
Public business hns been suspended on
account of the Indisposition of the Dow
REDUCE TIME ONE HOUR
By Electrification Pennsylvania
Will Cut Now York Schedule.
'PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 10. Close on
the heel of the announced electrification
of the Pennsylvania Railroad from Har
rison, a Newark suburb, to Long Island
4ily, cornea" the official statement today
that the system from Manhattan and
Jersey City to Philadelphia will Rlso be
electrified and that the running time be
tween New York and Philadelphia will
be reduced to one hour.
The New Styles of
Art Embroidery ONLY at
MAIL ORDERS PROMPTLY FILLED
Free Art Embroidery
Lessons by a New Teacher
From the East
The Delineator for
A Year and Two Months
FIRE CLAIMS THREE LIVES
South Dakota Disaster Demands Aw
ful Tribute of Young People.
LEAP, S. D., Nov. 10. Horace Wat
son, of Springfield. S. n., and Ella
Hawks, of Mercer, Pa., burned In yes
terday's fire, are both dead. Gladys
Hall, of Kanmi City, cannot live, and
the recovery of four others Is doubtful.
BREAKS SPINE IN GAME
Indiana Prfssman Dies of Injuries
Received Playing Football.
BVAN3VILLB. Info.. Nov. 10. Albert
Daugherty. a pressman, died today from
Injuries received in a football game at
Henderson. He fell in a scrimmage and
fractured his spinal column.
NO CAMPAIGN PLEDGES
(Continued from First Page .
union and represented a wider distri
bution of support than ever before.
Large Part From East.
"The collections were made."
Hitchcock explained. "through
Htate organisations. Until these
conizations were perfected and until
thev understood their responsibility in
the'rause. the receipts were necessarily
small. But when they ware in working
order the necessary sinews of war be
gan to come In."
Beyond these greneral statements Mr.
Hitchcock declined to go. He added,
however. In answer to a question, that
New York and the East furnished pro
portionately the larger part of the
'Are you to occupy the position of
Postmaster-General In the Taft Cab
inet?" he was asked.
"That matter has not been broached
nor considered In any way," was the
4 The new Georgette Direetoire Veils in
J2r" all colors and makes, fancy ribbon
borders, values to $1.75, Q Q
k All pure linen, hand-embroidered
""tjT' Handkerchiefs for women, plain and
fancy initials, plain and cross-bar ef
fects; resrular 25c quality, for 1 C
4 50c Battenberg Lace Doilies, with lin
""v en centers, with and without hand
drawn work; round and square; sizes
12, 14 and 15 inches. Sale "Wednes- OC.
4 Women 's merino shaped Vests and
TT Pants, half wool, high neck, long
sleeves, ankle length; regu
lar 85c quality
A Men 's and women's black mercerized
""VT gloria Umbrellas, with steel rods, par
agon frames, cases and tassels; han
dles are princess, horn, pearl, silver and
gunmetal. Regular $2.00 (1 1C
42000 pairs of white, tan and gray
"'t wool Blankets, full size and weight,
. wool not cotton.
$ 5.00 Wool Blankets, pair $3.45
$ 6.50 Wool Blankets, pair $4.95
$ 7.50 Wool Blankets, pair $5.95
$10.00 Wool Blankets, pair $7.95
$12.50 Wool Blankets, pair $9.95
A Women's black cotton Stockings,
"Vy" double heels and toes; seamless foot
and seamless leg, guaranteed fast
black. 20c quality, Wednes
day for A
V."?00 beautiful framed Pictures, worth
... $1.25, $1.50. $2.00 and $2.50 land
scapes, marine, domestic scenes, ma
donnas, still life, etc., etc.; size 14x23 in.,
gilt frames. Also many other pictures in
mission style, hardwood Qf
Jk Children's fast black ribbed cotton
Stockings, seamless leg and foot,
double heels and toes, guaranteed fast
black. 25c quality, on sale at ,0?"
3 pairs for... JJ
Women's $30 Tailor-Made Suits atJgl&Zg
$25.00 All-Wool Princess Dresses, $13.95
Women's Tailor-made Suits in 30-inch and 36-inch length coat styles. Some are in the severe plain tai
lored styles, others are trimmed with braid or satin. The skirts are made in the newest flare and gored
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StyieS. I1C LUlUia die Uiai.iv, uiv,vn, i" H W J fc.
Selling regularly to $30. Your choice in this great sale.. fJLJ. 4J
Women's Princess Dresses of Fancy Shaped Worsteds and
Fine All-Wool Cashmere, in Brown, Navy, Wine and Fancy
Patterns, Made with Lace Yokes and Fancy J "3 QP
Trimmings. Regular Values up to $25.00 for 444jC7J
$8.50 Walking Skirts $3.98
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100 Walking Skirts, of. finest all-wool imported materials, in plain colors and fancy
striped and mixed designs, made in the newest flare shape, with one qjo QO
fold around the bottom. Regular values to $8.50; for this sale pJ270
Heatherbloom Petticoats $1.98
"Hydegrade" Heatherbloom Taffeta Petticoats of fin
est and best quality black rustling Heatherbloom taf
feta, made extra full, with deep flaring flounce, all
tucked and hemstitched. Wears twice as g-f QO
long as ordinary taffeta silk. Reg. $3.50 vals.tplO
Novelty Net Waists
$7.50 Values at $3.87
For this big Wednesday sale event, an assort
ment of Novelty Net Waists in white and ecru,
elaborately trimmed with cluny and fancy
lace and insertion; lined with
silk. Reg. values to $7.50, at
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Valeka Surratt. the original Gibson Girl, posing: for VOGUE
magazine In a Paris Model Hat. This hat is now on display . at
Llpman, Wolfe & Company.
Last Day of Exhibition of the
Paris Model Hats
Pictured This Season in Vogue
The Magazine of Fashion
Original Prices $85.00 to $175.00. Today
at Reduced Prices.
25c Suiting 10c
Arnold's Suitinjr, in dark and medium plaids
and stripes, wool finish. An ideal material for
school dresses. Washable colors. Regularly
25c yard everywhere. Wednesday
Wednesday a great sale of Fancy Ribbons, including-
warp prints, dresden, plaids, checks
and striped effects, hairbow and sash ribbons
to match, in all colors and designs; also moire
ribbons. Widths from 3V- to 7 inches. In
two large assortments.
Fancy Ribbons, Vals. to 50c, 19c
Fancy Ribbons, Vals. to 85c, 39c
Narrow Baby Ribbons, in all shades, much
No. 1 Baby Ribbon. 10 yd. Bolt 10c
NoTTlBbyRibbon, 25c grade, 15c
No. 1 H Baby Ribbon, 30c grade, 19c
No. 2 Baby Ribbon, 38c grade, 25c
Veilings at 49c
A special lot of black, white and colored
Tuxedo Veilings plain, dotted and Russian
meshes values to $1 a yard. YorAQQ
$8 -$9.50 Values $4.98
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Here is a sale that offers without doubt the best
value in genuine walrus and seal grain bags we
have ever sold. The bags have class and dis
tinction of appearance. The sale price is
wonderfully low. Five styles;
Genuine walrus, 1 1-inch leather-covered frame,
fitted with purse, deep round bottom; val. $9.50
Genuine walrus, 1 1-inch, leather lined, fitted
with purse, $8.00 value.
Seal grain, 11-inch, leather lined, purse attached
to frame, deep gusset bottom; $8.50 value.
Seal grain, 12-inch, leather lined, purse attach
ed deep gusset bottom.
Seal grain, 1,1-Inch, leather lined, purse at
tached, deep round bottom.
$1.50 Kid Gloves at 98c
It is such bargains as .this genuine values such as were un
known in Portland last year that have made our Glove Sec
tion the best and busiest in Portland.
Just 75 dozen two-clasp overseam Dress Kid Gloves, every size in
black, white, tans, brown, red and grays. livery pair or guaranteed
quality;' no imperfect fitting gloves in this lot. Regular QOn
$1.50 quality, while they last Wednesday
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Had No Need of Money From
Woman She Tried to Kill.
INCOME $12,000 MONTHLY
Insane Wife of Denver Druggist Is
Found to Bo Daughter of East
ern Millionaire Tries to
DENVER. Nov. 10. Further develop
ments as to the Identity of the woman
who yesterday threatened Mrs. Gene
vieve Chanler Phlrps with death unless
she delivered over J30.OX) within an hour,
show that it was not the need of money
that influenced her to attempt blackmail,
but must have been the suggestion of a
After learning that the woman was the
wife of Allen Reed, druggist of this city,
the police investigated further and dis
covered that Mrs. Reed Is one of two
daughters of a Plttsneld (Mass.) mil
lionaire woolen manufacturer named
Campbell, who died recently, leaving a
large estate to his daughters. Mrs.
rmI'i iaconui from her .ha ra Is more
than $12,000 a month. Her sister is Miss
Jessie Campbell, a teacher of languages
at Vassar College.
Insane From Use of Drugs.
The police are convinced that Mrs.
Reed is insane, perhaps from the use of
drugs, and late today they turned her
over to the care of her husband, who
arrived from Buffalo Park, Colo., as
soon as he learned that his wtfe was in
trouble. Mr. Reed suggested that per
haps he would place his wife In a pri
vate sanitarium for treatment.
Although Mrs. Reed displayed mental
control- toward the last of her Inter
views with Chief of Police Armstrong,
she is unable to explain her attempt to
coerce Mrs. Phipps into giving her a
large sum of money and cannot remem
ber where she procured the dynamite
with which she threatened the life of
Mrs. Phtpps and her daughter, Helen.
One theory is that Mrs. Reed was re
turning from Pittsfield to Buffalo Park,
where she was to Join her husband at
the country home and, while stopping
off there between trains, she was struck
with the Idea of extorting money from
Mrs. Phlpps. It is evident that she In
tended to go on to Buffalo Park at first,
for all her trunks and baggage had been
checked for that station.
Tries to Kill Herself.
To Chief Armstrong and all others
who talked with her, she told an inco
herent, rambling, unsatisfactory story.
"I donlt know who I am; I don't
know where I am from," she moaned.
"I came to Denver from somewhere in
the East with Madame Leroy. She
had a strong influence over me and
said that she would help me. I met
her on the train. I was once very ill
and nearly died of brain fever and be
came accustomed to the use of mor
phine. "Madama Leroy made me lira.
Cones by suggestion. She was go
ing to cure me of that terrible mor
phine habit. I know that she told me
to do things and that I started out to
do them, but I don't remember what
Taking advantage of Chief of Polic
Hamilton Armstrong's momentary ab
sence from his private office, where he
had been investigating her case for some
time todav. Mrs. Reed made an attempt
to end her life by swallowing a quan
tity of morphine. That she was not
successful was due to the prompt action
of Chief Armstrong, who knocked the
tablets from her hand Just as she was
in the act of placing them in her mouth.
About 50 tablets, containing enough
morphine to kill six people, were scat
tered about the room.
HELD TO GRAND JURY
Charles A. Straus Gives $5000 Bond
and Maintains His Innocence.
Charles A. Straus, ex-cashier of the
Portland Postoffice. accused of embez
zlement, was yesterday afternoon held
to await the action of the Federal
grand Jury, under a J5000 bond, rrtueli
he Immediately gave. Unltefi etstaa
Commissioner A. M. Cannon, aflr iw
ing testimony for several days, took
the case under advisement and
Straus to the grand Jury.
Straus, until April 17 of this year,
had been cashier in the finance depart
ment for almost eight years. In April
he was granted sick leave on account
of failing eyesight, and it was after he
had taken his vacation that a shortage
of $4000 was discovered.
Last night Mr. Straus made a state
ment to The Oregonian, declaring thax
h was absolutely Innocent of the
charge of embezzlement, ana mat ne me rruemi inuu f:j
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