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MORXIXGfc OREGOXIAX, TUESDAY, JAMJAK1' 21, 1913
KILLED IN FIGHT
BEAUTIFUL SUFFRAGIST WHO WILL LEAD WASHINGTON
Skilful Repair Work of All Kinds
Prices Low : Mezzanine Floor
Portland's Largest Book Store
Selling Every Book That's Fit to Read
French and German Books
" MereUncUso of J Merit Ouy
Wave of Crime Gets Away
From Police and Murder
AUTO DESPERADOES WIN
A Much-Wanted Man Is Caught In
Flat, Detective, Sure of Prey,
Makes Fatal Error as He
Places Revolver on Table.
CHICAGO, Jan. 20 A climax in the
search for members ot the automobile
drsparado band which has been oper
ating daringly In the city, came today
when Detective Peter Hart was shot
and killed with his own revolver, sup
posedly by one of the band.
1 lie urii.Lii ' c ' " - tj
heart when he went to a flat to arrest
"Bob Webb, alleged to De an kcvui-pli.-e
of James B. Perry, a confessed
baVItt now under arrest.
Hurt's slayer leaped through a wln
ilow to an adjoining roof, ran the
length of the block, and escaped
throush another building Into the
Tleteetlve Takra Tale to Deata.
Two other detectives entered the
flat within a few moments after the
khooting but Hart died before he could
tell them what had happened.
According to the story of Michael
..ii- i i v. sua. th. RhAntinc.
lSeuil, V, UKI 1"1 Ml.
Webb was not In the flat when Hart
arrived but knockea on me auor i
minutes later. The detective admitted
M epo inu cuci t u ii i,i . . v -
Webb threw up his hands, according to
Casella. but wnen me uei;uu 1..-1-..-i.
. . i . . k!a m mi' it rr h his
prisoner. Webb closed with the officer
and In the struggle managea to reac
the revolver and shot Hart. Casella
said he was too frightened to Inter
fere until Webb had fled.
The flat where the shooting took
i ,h rraratra nf Frank
.Madia, through whom It is charged, the
robbers got na oi taeir muikh e"""-
. i - i a if .. !. I il-Ei ci lmnrned to
night, were arrested last Saturday on
a charge of speeding. The police were
i i - Iha Hmn. but
lOOKHIB I"' " v
neither was recognized although Mama
signed his own recognizance m iih-'
In court today to answer to the charge
of speeding. He did not appear.
Close Watch la Fatal ta Detective.
. - In- and a nhnto
grapher. advised that Hart and two
other detectives were keeping watch
over the garage In the expectation the
automobile robbers would return there
for a suitcase of plunder were in the
rear of the flat, waiting for the actual
rapture and. for a possible picture of
the man who was aouui iu u
Casella-. who lives In a flat on the
.T.i i ii.,r i ii7 wiihnsh avenue, told
Hart that the suitcase which Webb
wisiied to take was In the building. A
few minutes later Casella notified Hart
that Webb was going up the front
stairway of the flat building. Hart
hurried up the rear stairway and con
cealed himself In the parlor of the flat.
There was a knock at the door and
Casrlia. In whose flat the tragedy was
enf-trd. admitted Webb, he says. What
followed Is described by Casella as
-Hart suddenly confronted his man,
pinioned his arms and said: 'You'd bet-
'Looks that'way replied Webb, ap
parently giving up.
Fatal F.rror Quickly Mated.
"Hart kept the barrel of lila revol
ver against Webb's vest as he reached
around the prisoner to search him for
weapons. He discovered a tell-tale
bulge In the right hip pocket. Then
the detective made his fatal error. He
placed his own revolver upon the little
table In the room while he proceeded
to reach for Webb's revolver. The
moment Hart released his hold on his
own weapon Webb made a lunge for It.
overturning the detective and falling
on top of him."
The two men rolled over on the floor
while Casella. apparently too fright
ened or unwilling to render any as
sistance to the detective, stood In the
doorway and watched the proceedings.
In the desperate struggle that ensued
Hart finally got on top. He pinioned
one ot Webb s arms ander him. accord
ing to Casella's story, and lifted his
knees from the prostrate man's breast
to rise. Then by a superhuman effort.
Webb got hold of his revolver and fired
a shot that went wild and lodged In
the wall over the piano.
Hart Involuntarily sprang back. In
that Instant Webb was upon his feet
and fired a second shot. '
This-time the bullet passed through
the heart of his antagonist, killing him
Detective Joyce, attracted by the shot,
rushed up to the flat, but before he
reached it Webb had made his escape.
Late tonight no trace of him had been
Criminals In all departments were
busy during the day. Merchants were
beaten and robbed in their atores. nu
merous persons were held up. robbed
and beaten by highwaymen and the cus
tomary attacks upon white girls and
women by negro and white thuga con
The criminal element appears to have
grown too strong for the police to
handle. It Is known that desperate
crooks, a majority of them paroled or
escaped convicts, are here from all di
rections, counting upon practical Im
munity under present conditions in Ch-
PORTLAND DELEGATION BIG
special to Carry Itctal! Mcrclinnts to
Albany Jieeimg lonrornin.
Portland will be" well represented at
tlie forthcoming session ot the Oregon
i, i.r.ianr. Association at Al-
bar.v. which opens tomorrow morning.
V special train on the Southern Pa
clilc will take the following from this
city: J.M.n K. Malley. O. K. Harpke.
CeorR K. Hohson. John Rumford. A.
Roger. C. A. Ul Grande. A. F. Case.
K S.-hmeer. J. P. Koberts. D. Fredrick
son. K. J. Richards. A. Kmlg. Charles
-.1-' i .i t i" u,nn torsre Hocken-
i: m v, 1 1 ivi . j . . .. -
, os. u Jt. Merrick. A. Keller. Bert
Uoiiauer. K. uuntner. r. v. run. .
.ne.nnon O. H. Zelsler. Alex
..'.. i Potli A J Mnrnhv. F. W.
Welsh. C. A. Dodson. W. 1 Uster. D.
ugarman. C. Arxlerson. John McMahon.
C Hunsacker. Burroughs & Gault. E.
Hughe?-, c. Wolslffer. Thomas Watts,
j; a.. Perry. George W. Scramlin. C. P.
oit, D J- Van Scyoe. Rufus Franke.
John Huesner. W. F. M.-Klbbon. K.
,..vi... w J4. MeJurv. P. Wascher. C.
.. '- A i:- fur-,! A (' Klirk .1. I"
,1 11 1 iu i . --- - -
Kenneworthy. F. 11. Shull. W. F. Greer.
H. W. Matnison. j. . .mii-'i.
Oraff Tom rsrreil. rv. . r.mnune.
. " . ,i. l. XI Marker! W. C.
Strumberg. C. Peterson. J. Miller. A. C.
Beckwil.rA. 1 HyK E. Foote. W. H.
Gerretson. A. F C. G. Troost.
) R. J. Kind, -. tvonier. v
: van voorniM. j
--, pm Li
PRETTY GIRL CHOSEN
Miss Millholland Will Lead Suf
MANY WOMEN TO MARCH
Oregon and Other Suffrage States
Will Be Represented March 3
at Washington Foreign
Women to Attcud.
WASHINGTON'. Jan. 20. (Special.)
A review of the women of all nations
will be a feature of the suffragist pa
geant here March 3. Representatives
of nearly all countries of the world
will be present in, native costume.
Nearly 1000 women have already sig
nified their intention of taking part.
A number of Turkish and Persian
women will head delegations of na
tives from these countries. Announce
ment of the -probability that the Greeks
would take part in the pageant was
made today. The English and Scotch
also probably will be prominent in this
feature of the parade. Australia will
have a large contingent, led by Mrs.
California. Colorado, l tan ana joano,
states in which women first had the
riirtit to vote, will be given special
prominence in the section and will be
followed, D noats ami marcumi, i i -ties
from Oregon. New Mexico and
Anion; those not definitely decided.
but who are expected to take part, are
Germany, France. Sweden, Norway,
Switzerland. Spain, Mexico, Cuba. Porto
Rico, panada, Argentina, cninu, ano
Miss Inea Milholland, of New York
City, designated as "the most beautiful
girl In the suffrage movement, is to
lead the parade, it was announced to
day. Wearing the livery of a herald
of medieval times. Miss Millholland will
go down Pennsylvania avenue ahead
of a woman's band, which In turn will
lead a troop of "petticoat cavalry.'
Arrangements were made also to
have several hundred striking women
garment workers from New York and
Baltimore march in tatters and rags
behind a float depicting the injustice
of the "sweat shop" system.
PLEA MADE BY WOM
MRS. SLINfiSBY ASKS THAT BOY
BE DKCLARED IAWFCL.
Letter Is Read In Trial of Doctor
Accused or Falsify-in Certifi
cate of Death.
SAN FRANCISCO. Jan. 20. "I pray
n nn iti i- hunrleit knees, to Withhold
ludgment until you have seer! us," runs
a letter written by Mrs. Dorothy Moran
Cutler Slingsby to Dr. W. . snow, oec-
retary to the State Board or Heaun.
"Then, of course," the plea continues,
"you must do as your head dictates, al
though I feel that an adverse decision
would unseat my reason. I simply can
not stand more trouble and would
rather die than see my beautiful boy
branded as Illegitimate.'-
The letter Is dated Victoria, B. C
March J. 1912. but the Sllngsbys are
now In Kngland and have never come
to California to test the facts. Dr. Snow
turned the letter over to the District
Attorney's office today for use in lie
trial of Dr. W. W. Kraser. of Weaver
vllle. who is accused of falsifying a
public certificate of death In order that
the illegitimate cniid oi Ionian Anoer
son might pass as the child of Ueuten
ant Slingsby and become heir to an
. "I reallie." writes Mrs. Slingsby.
"that an awful responsibility rests on
vour shoulders as the evidence on the
other side would seem almost conclu
sive to one who did not know us."
District Attorney Fickert has other
specimens of Mrs. Slingsby-S writing,
which he will compare with the origi
nal, one an advertisement for a new
born baby published a day or two pre
vious to the date of the birth certifi
cate signed by Dr. Fraser.
DARROW JUR0RS PASSED
Five Men Temporarily Accepted Are
Allowed to Go Home.
I,OS ANGELES, Jan. 20. Five tales
men had answered questions satlsfac
orilv to the defense, and two had been
excused on challenges at the conclusion
of the first day of the second trial of
Clarence S. Darrow for alleged jury
bribery in connection wih the McNa
mara case, which began today. Pleas
by several of the prospective jurors re
sulted 'In Judge W. M. Conlcy vacating
the order for locking up for the night
the five men temporarily passed by the
defense and six drawn but not ex
amined. The special venire of J 23 talesmen
summoned to appear when the trial was
called was reduced to 36 before the end
of the day.
BIG CANNERYJS PROJECTED
Clark County Growers' I'nion to In
crease Capital to $15,000.
VANCOUVER. Wash., Jan. 20. (Spe
cial.) The Clark County Growers'
Union has raised its capital stock from
12000 to 15,000, in order to get money
to build a large cannery in this city, to
be ready to handle the crops of 1913. It
is planned to can fruits, vegetables, and
handle all kinds of farm produce.
The institution Is growing and prom
ises to become a factor in disposing of
the products of the farms of Clark
County in coming years. Farmers are
being Interesed in it. Granges are
taking It up, and its success seems al
ready assured. The Vancouver Commer
cial Club will lend what assistance it
can to promoting- the enterprise. The
best of railroad and water facilities
will bo at hand. In Vancouver, and ter
minal rates can be secured, the same
as Portland enjoys.
The directors of the union now arc:
J. L. Davies, president: K. E. French,
secretary; A. -. htatnaway, v. .
AtnoHv .T r Eaton. Frank N. Marshall
and C.' L.' McKinley, treasurer. ..
FARMERS IN LINE FOR BAGS
Rush Will Begin at Trlson Doors In
Walla Walla Today.
WAIX.A WALLA, Wash., Jan. 20.
Special.) Never in the history of the
prison has there been the demand for
grain bags there Is this year, and inai
cative of the rush there will be at 8
o'clock tomorrow morning, when the
sale opens, farmers commenced to ar
rive at the prison early tonight. Be
fore 9 o'clock four had appeared and
after midnight many more plan to go
to the institution.
As the night is cold the men are al
lowed to wait in a small lobby outside
the prison gates. There is a radiator
In the room and that's all.
A representative of the farmers'
union exrjects to hand in applications
for half or more of the allotment for
this county, 307,000, as the farmers
yesterday made out their applications
and attached the checks. .
The applicants will be handled by
numbers and those who are patiently
waiting tonight will be the first to
enter to file tomorrow. The grain
bags will sell at 8 cents.
EMPRESS THEATER CLOSED
Historic Old Stock House Ends Ca
reer Extending Over 30 Tears.
Sunday night marked the passing of
the old Empress Theater as one of the
playhouses of Portland and yesterday
the sign in front of the historic build
ing, on which the process of wrecking
had already been begun, announced
that the Empress was closed until
March 1. when attractions would open
in the new building on Seventh and
The Empress began Its existence in
Portland nearly 30 years ago and was
known as the Casino, devoted to musi
cal comedy and stock productions.
Later it became the New parK theater,
and afterward passed Into the man
agement of John F. Cordray as the Cor-
dray Theater. Another change of name
reintroduced it to theater-goers of
Portland- as the Grand and lastly, a
few years ago, under the control of
Sullivan and Consldine, it became trie
DEBATE CONTEST TO END
Three-Year Contract Between Pa-
- clfic and Idalio to Bo Decided.
riririd i-NIVERSITY. Forest Grove,
Or- Jan. 20. (Special.): The third an
he T'nlversitv of
Idaho and. Pacific University is to be
held on Friday, one deDate Deing new
-. Ti.nvA Hrnvn unit the other at MOS
COW. This is the last contest of the
three-year contract signed two years
ago between these two institutions.
i . .. i .u o i- jtpiHp!i the chamDlon-
HI1U mis J ' i
ship. The Idaho school has won nine
points and Pacinc nas won seven.
Pacific men who go to Moscow are:
u.4 r Tavlnr '14. and George
Berreman. '14. and those who debate
here against Parker Lucas and Harry
McVdams. of Idaho, are S. W. Grath
welL '14. and J. Egbert Bishop. '14. The
subject for debate Is: "Resolved. That
Labor Unions Should Be Incorporated."
Pacific will speak for the negative at
Forest Grove ana tne nurawuit i
gnotfjer tEriumpijant Jsmtt-isale
Offering Greatest Economy
By Reason of the Worth of the Garments
Coupled With the Very Small Cost
- $12.50 for Suits
Selling Regularly to $30.00
A Final Cleanup
Strictly man-tailored styles for women and misses in cheviots,
serges and fancy worsteds.
There are cutaway and straight front styles. Some are
trimmed-and bound with braid, others are perfectly plain
Every jacket is silk lined and finished with the most perfect
care. The skirts represent the latest modes.
Long Coats Selling From $18.50 to $20.00
We must admit that the reductions on these garments are
phenomenal, but, like everything else, they must go, and that
quickly hence, you can purchase a smart midseason garment
at a fraction of its original price.
Of fine all-wool fancy mixed cloakings in a variety of plain
and trimmed styles. Made full 56 inches in length, some
being semi-fitting, others with strap across the back and many
show collars and cuffs of velvet Third Floor.
WHITES FEAR UTES
Citizens Near Reservation Are
TROOPS MAY BE CALLED
Sheriff Declares If Indian Agent
Does Xot Pacify Band He Will
Ask for Soldiers Govern
ment Makes Inquiry.
l Tan 20. Without
.v.'i. 1 v
mce of their whereabouts.
the 50 Ute Indians who left the Ute
reservation Saturday rattier inau ue
liver one of their tribesmen. Big Rab
bit to the civil authorities, -or the
lauiaii tth 1 i .
hold in the Ute mountains early to-
.j.. Khoriff Oawltll was in-
formed that the Indians had retreated
further into the mountains anu
if rf a canyon guarding
now in .
Big Rabbit. Indian Agent Spears and
the Indian police departed at o..o
Sheriff I Reluctant.
c. . r-wiih Honlares he. as a civil
officer, has no right; to force a fight
.,,1 win call for troops at once It
Spears is not successful this time.
So threatening nas tne
. that the white citi-
tne u Hi.!-"
rens of Southwestern Colorado, in the
immediate vicinity of the reservat.v...
have armed themselves and are mo
mentarily looking for a desperate out
t rr-i i-t.. who have remained
Dreaa. j "
on the reservation are becoming great-
lv excited and it Is believed mey a.
Indian Agent Spears receiveu i.o"-jr
word from the Interior Department In
Washington, asking for detailed Infor
mation concerning the uprising.
Indiana Make Complaint.
Tf is said that the trouble between
i.ji.n. u-nA the whites is more
serious than the attack on the sheep-
herders. The Indians have Deen com
plaining for some time concerning the
way their hunting grounds have been
invaded by the white men.-- j-."j
irings are said to have lea to a ieem.B
Vme Walnut-Tint Hair Stain to lletaln
Their Attract 1 veneaa.
the appearance of age
.h.aI.i than trrv.
L, Or laUtiu uwi.
mislt now find
then with Mrs. Potters
Walnut-Tint Hair Stain
and presto! Youth lias
No one would ever sus
pect that you stained
your hair after you use
iiiii snlpndld prepara
tion. It does not nib off as ayes ao.
and leaves the hair soft and fluffy,
with a beautiful brown (or black) shade.
" only. takes you a few minutes once
Tint Hair Stain. Stains only the hair. Is
easily and quickly appnea, ana it nee
from lead, sulphur, silver and al metal
lic compounds. Has no odor, no sedi
ment no grease. One bottle of Mrs.
Potter's Walnut-Tint Hair Stain should
last you a year, oen iui - - -
at first-class druggists. We guarantee
. ; . . : T . 'I ai-Ant U allhStitllte.
SailSiaUllUlI. 1 '1 11 . . - . -
If you prefer a test before buying,
send your name and address and enclose
25 cents (stamps or coin) and we win
mail you, charges prepaid, a trial pacK-
atfe booklet' on .Te haTC'ilri
Hvgienlc Supply Co., I. Groton Bldg..
Or send small strand of hair for ns to
stain as sample, FREE. If you send
sample of hair. Indicate shad desired.
of. deep resentment on the part of the
Utcs which crystallized Saturday when
the 50 warriors carried Big Rabbit into
tho mountains. '
CAR COMPANIES LIABLE
Passengers Who lose Valuables In
trusted to Porters to Bo Paid.
NEW YORK, Jan. 20. The appellate
division of the State Supreme Court de
cided here today that sleeping car
companies are responsible for val
uables given by passengers to porters
The decision was In a suit against
the Pullman Company to recover the
value of a diamond necklace intrusted
by a woman passenger.
Br land Accepts Premiership.
PARIS, Jan. 20. Aristide Briand ac
cepted tonight the call of President
Fallieres to form a new cabinet. He
has not succeeded as yet in selecting
his ministers, but it is probable that
the composition of the cabinet will be
Decision Made Optional.
OREGON'IAN NEWS BUREAU, Wash
ington, Jan. 20. Senator Jones today
introduced a bill providing that set-
The Best Dental
Work at These Prices
TOR THE NEXT 30 DAYS
Full set, that fit. ....... .$5.00
Gold Crown, 22-K.-. . . . . . -$3.50
Bridge Teeth, 22-K. $3.50
Gold Fillings ..$1.00
Silver Fillings $ .50
All Work Guaranteed 15 Years.
ELECTRO PAINLESS DENTISTS
Corner Sixth and Washington Sts.
In Two-Story Bldg.
OPEN EVERY EVENING.
mP- . sAuiTHC
: a -SHiSS -f fin. air
. . 1 ..i-..r. nn.lirVM'li
public lands at time of passage of
inree-year nuiueo--.vA, . i""-
i , ,M .Ail moll. nrrtM
1. 1 1 ( i r lit i ui ic out i,j i-". " - -
under three or five year homestead
law, as they may elect.
Three Lost In Shipwreck.";
BOSTON. Jan. 20. Captain A. C;
Larkin and two members of his crew
were lost whn the Boston schooner
Future was wrecked on the South
A Thoroughly Enjoyable Route
Take the "Golden Sunset
Express" or "Sunset Jttcute is o. o
From San Francisco. Third and Town.end street., via the Coast Line,
through Southern California. Arlmona, Tfas and Louisiana to Nej V;
tnrougn Bouinern va i obnepvation-Llbranr-Clubroom Car, Dlnln
. Cir meals a la carte.
YOU SEE THE SOUTH
and can atop oft. If you wih ".,sn
San Antonio, noueiwu, iw
THE OCEAN TRIP h ,f
Five dellfthtful days New Orleans to New Tork on the Rolf and ocean By
the southern Pacific commodious 10.60U ton steamer.. Excellent .'"ice
promenade deck., stateroom., .ingl. or en suite., with parlor and bath.
ONE WAY OR ROUND-TRIP FARES
leans' o? JStJSSSJT l'me'a". ISS
berth on steamer.
THPT-" FINE TRAINS TO SAN FRANCISCO
. ...... V.r.ra.a anri "Ra.Il Frn-
Ji.eeo Spr,."' These trains connect with all train, at Ban
mp.i.s's.r'.i ss.a.. 0.. .-..
John Jf. Scott,
welcomzj haedwaee men or Oregon.
IMPERIAL HOTEL, PORTtA XD, ORBGOX.
Carolina coast early this month. The
survivors were picked up by the steam
er Asuncion and landed at Manchester,
. Sale of Corsets.
Entire stock of Redfern corsets to
be disposed of at a sacrifice regard
less pf cost. Goodwin and Wade cor
sets reduced for this sale. Mme. Zelt
fuchs. suite 312 Fleldner bldg., TentH
and Wash. -
ew louaci by
Angeles, El Pun,
General Passenger Agent,