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STAGE ROBBED NEAR
THE MO'RNTTi'G OREGOXIA2Y. TUESDAY, APRIL 6, 1915.
ROSEBURG TO GET
town and Langrell and the cases are
being Investigated. He says that gam
bling, reported at Cornucopia, has been
abated. There are no city ordinances
covering the illicit sale of liquor in the
cities through which he passed and he
will endeavor to have such laws In
corporated in the city ordinances, so
that each place can handle Its own,
cases without calling on the county.
Pine Valley was voted, dry some time
RIVAL IS SUED FOR $7500
Mrs. Amelia Krueger Charges Wom
an With Stealing Husband.
Jwo Masked Men Make Away
r j With Bullion Brick of
; Rainbow. Mine.
WOMAN WATCHES HOLDUP
Sirs. A. it- JFrietag, Formerly Port
land Jlcsident, Sits in Vehicle
, , Unmolested Three Posses
; ' Start Out In Pursuit.
BthKR. Or, April B Wllllajn
Raider, aliaa -Soardouck Bill.-' was
rmlcd tealaht y Marabal Kd Haa-
oi at if uatiaaTtoa n laformatloa fro
sheriff Aaderaaa at the Ralaba mine.
BAKER. Or April 6. (Special.)
Facing the guns of two masked men,
Ralph Moorehouse. driver of the Rain
bow -Durkee stage, wu forced to de
liver a. cold bullion brick, represent
inir the weekly cleanup at the Rainbow
mine, valued at about J7000. to the rob
km at 9:30 o'clock today.
The holdup occurred near the Summit
mine about midway between Kainoow
and Rve Valley. The stage was bound
fnr Tm rk co.
The oniy passenger In the stage. Mrs.
A. II. Frietag. of Durkee. was not mo
lested. According to a report made by Moore
house to Superintendent Lee, of the
Rainbow mine, the robbers mounted
horses, after the robbery, and rode at
tnn unrri) in the direction of 1 euro
The first intimation of danger came
Just after the stage rounded a turn In
the road, when Moorehouse found him
self lookinir into the muzzle of a re
volver aimed bv a masked man stand
lng In the middle of the road. First
came the customary "hands up" order
and then a command to "hand over that
Irutity Believed Kaowa.
Moorehouse obeyed, and was then
told to drive on and not look back.
After driving a few hundred feet he
looked and saw the two men, one of
whom had hidden behind a tree during
ttav holdup, pointing revolvers at him.
Moorehouse reported the loss to Mr.
Lee at the mine.
The robber taking the more active
part in the holdup is described as wear
ing light-colored trousers, a light hat
and a black serge coat and vest. He
addressed the stage driver as "Slim."
Moorehouse believes he has a clew to
the man'a identity, and turned the
stage over to another driver, remain
ing at Rye Valley to join the posse
which was later organized. Both rob
bers are described as of medium size.
ono wearing a blue handkerchief over
bis eyes and the otner a wnite nanaaer-
chief as a mask.
Sheriff Lead Poase.
Sheriff Anderson, accompanied by
Deputy Robert Kelson, immediately
commandeered Charles Olds' automobile
and, heavily armed, the two set out for
the scene of the holdup to head the
The officers were last heard from
hastening toward Pedro Mountain,
having picked up Moorehouse at Rye
Valley, while others were lollowing.
As soon as the holdup was reported
H S. Iee. superintendent of the Rain
bow mine, and A. H. Hamilton, master
mechanic, armed themselves and start
ed In the direction the robbers are said
to have taken. Nothing has been heard
of them since.
Kx-Fortland Womaa in Stage.
It is believed the men buried the
gold and fled, intending to come back
later and dig it up. Former mine em
ployes are suspected.
Sheriff Ben Brown, of Malheur County,
left Vale this afternoon with a posse
and three bands axe scouring the hills
Airs. Frietag. on arriving at Durkee
tonight, said she believes she can lden
tify the men.
"Of course, I was frightened," she
said. "The men let me alone and I
Just sat tight and kept quiet."
She lived in Portland about two years,
leaving there two years ago for Cali
fornia and returning to Durkee re
cently. The Rainbow mine is owned by the
United States Smelting & Refining Com
pany. The bullion was being shipped
to the United States Assay Office at
Boise. It weighed about 40 pounds.
After Mrs. Amelia Krueger had told
a jury in Circuit Judge McGinn's court
that Miss Dora Thormahlen had stolen
her husband from her, neighbors were
called to the witness stand yesterday
to testify, that Mrs. Krueger had
accused other women of displaying too
much affection toward the man in
Mrs. Krueger has sued for 17500 for
alienation of her husband's affections.
She was married to him in 1S97. In
1912, she alleges, he met Miss Thor
mahlen. and in October, 1913, he ob
tained a divorce from her. Mrs.
Krueger says that Miss Thormahlen
inherited $9500 from her father's
estate some time ago.
Conditional Offer Made by
Kendall Brothers to Spend
. $1,000,000 Accepted.
SMOKE OVERCOMES MAN
Vancouver Truck Races 3ine Miles
to Burning Columbia TaVern.
VANCOUVER, Wash, April 5. (Spe
cial.) The Columbia River Tavern,
owned by George Allen, burned last
night after 9 o'clock. The building
was insured for 3000 with $1000 on the
furnishings. The total loss was $6000.
The chomical truck from Vancouver
made the run of nine miles in 25 min
utes, and did much to check, the spread
of the flames.
The fire reached the roof through a
clothes chute from the basement. Its
origin is unknown. Mr. Alleu was
overcome by smoke and was carried
from the burning building. He recovered.
CITY PARTNER IN PROJECT
Road 30 Miles and Plant to Handle
20-0,000 t-eet or Lumber Daily
Proposed in Exchange for
Sites and $300,000 Bonds.
$50,000 DAMAGES ASKED
Pantryman on Honolulan Wants Al
bers Company to Pay for Accident-
Michael McGough, a pantryman on
the steamship Honolulan, yesterday
filed suit against Albers Brothers
Milling Company for $50,000 because
he feU through a hole in the wharf
on the morning of February S.
McGough said he was in a strange
port and didn't know the lay of the
land. He crossed the river to .the city
and spent the evening, returning at
o'clock in the morning. The wharf
was dark, and be says he fell through
hole, plunged down 30 reet an
struck on top of some old pilings.
from which iron spikes protruded,
McGough represents in his complaint
that he is still in the hospital and is
maimed for life.
AUTO CLUB TO ORGANIZE
Icry Motorist in Umatilla County
Will Be Urged to Join.
' PEXDLETOX, Or.. April 5. (Special.)
Organization of an automobile club,
in which every motorist in Umatilla
county is eligible for membership, will
take place Friday night at the close
of a county good roads meeting in
Pendleton. During the coming week
it is expected that the work now under
way of organizing every comminity
center in Umatilla county for good
roads will be completed and each local
organization will send delegates to the
The occasion is expected to bring
many automobilists here and the op
portunity to band them into a separate
organization to boost for improved
highways will be grasped.
Heading the automobile club move
ment is Roy W". Ritner, member of
the last Legislature: County Judge
Charles H. Marsh, W. M. Matlock, F.
Jfc. judd ana 1. w. Collins.
3 ANGLERS ARE ARRESTED
Ten Days Given Men Without Li
censes to Pay Fines at Vancouver.
VANCOUVER, Wash, April 6. (Spe
cial.) Three anglers, without licenses,
were arrested for nshing in the Colum
bia River yesterday by J. M. Hoff, Game
Warden. They gave the names of Jo
seph Prouelx. Edward Ballou and Ed
ward Wilson. Before W. S. T. Derr,
Justice of the Peace, they pleaded guilty
today and were lined $7.70 each, in
As thev had no money, they will have
10 days in which to pay the fine.
LIQUOR CAUSES ARRESTS
Two Pine Valley Men Are Held to
Grand Jury on Selling Charges.
BAKER, Or, April 5. (Special.)
'As the result of a visit to Pine Valley,
this county, by Prosecuting Attorney
C. T. Godwin, two men are held to the
jcrand jury on charges of selling liquot
illegally. Rice Foreman, of Langrell.
Is charged with bootlegging and Virgil
Vpdyke. of Halfway, is accused of sell
ing liquor to minors. Both have had
their preliminary bearings and have
pleaded not guilty.
Mr. Godwin says there are still re
ports of bootlegging in Pine, Plne-
E. E. Harper, of Spokane,' is at th
C. J. Hill, of Astoria, is at th
M. P. Baldwin, of Salem, is at th
B. M. Scroggin, of Lebanon, is at the
H. A. Edlin, of Astoria, is at the
Ray Meagher, of Medford, Is at the
A. H. Wortman, of Tacoma, is at the
Conrad Stafrln, of Dallas, is at the
H. E. Gray, of St. Paul, Is at the
F. M. Warren, of Warrenton, Is at the
A. J. Bracken, of Eugene, is at the
Charles Haggon, of Astoria, is at the
J. D. Jones, of Tacoma, is at the
M. D. Warren, of McMinnvllle, is at
Comstock Oakley, of Medford, is
J. F. Corbett, of La Grande, is at
A. B. Merry, of San Francisco, is at
H. W. Morlan, of Monmouth, is at
C E. Rapp, of San Francisco, Is at
T. H. Taylor, of Boise, is registered
at the Oregon.
L .V. Headrlcks, of McMinnville, is
at the Imperial.
Dr. W. A. Kuykendall, of Eugene, are
at the Imperial.
E. W. Bartholomew, of Newberg. Is
at the Cornelius.
Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Anderson, of Salem,
are at the Seward.
M. F. Barclay, of San Francisco, is
at the Multnomah.
Mr. and Mrs. C. O. Ciine, of Astoria,
are at the Perkins.
Mrs. N. Selig, of Falls City, is regis.
tered at the Eaton.
Mr. and Mrs. C. S. Skeel, of Oswego,
are at the Cornelius.
J. M. Burt is registered at the Ore
gon from Pendleton.
P. A. Livesley, of Woodburn, is reg
istered at the Eaton.
Mr. and Mrs. A. G. Sanders, of Salem,
are at tne Cornelius. .
R. M. Branigan, of Salem, is regis
tered at the Portland.
W. A. Hill, of San Francisco, is reg
istered at tne canton.
Mr. and Mrs. William Gibson, of Chi
cago, are at the Portland.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Palfrey, of Mc
Minnville, are at the Seward.
Mr. and Mrs. C. S. Silverman, of
Skamokawa, are at the Cornelius.
Mr. and Mrs. H. R. Smith, of Sher
wood, are registered at the Eaton.
Miss Helen Cowgill, instructor ii
Oregon Agricultural College, at Cor
vallis, is at the Seward.
William Steam, of Seattle, is TegtS'
tered" at the Nortonia. He is with the
New Washington Hotel in Seattle.
T. W. Harris and S. F. Nightengale,
president and vice-president respective
ly of the Tobacco Company, of Cali
fornia, are registered at the Carlton
CHICAGO. AprilT-(SpeciaL) W. C
Stubbs, of Portland, is registered at the
GO TO GEARHART
"By-the-Sea." Hotel and natatorlum
open. No charge for golf. Reserva
tion, 100 Fourth' street. Adv.
Centralis Store Bnrns; Loss $43,000
CENTRALIA. Wash, April 5. (Spe
cial.) The New York department store
was gutted by fire about i A. M. yes
terday. The blaze is presumed to have
originated from crossed wires in the
basement. A. W. Caveness, proprietor
of the store, figures his loss at $40,
000, of which $18,000 Is covered by in
surance. The loss on the building,
owned by Joe Robinson, Is estimated
It Is reported that oil fields have been dis
covered In toa CacuiXa mountain! of Bolivia.
ROSEBURG. Or, April E. (Special.)
Kendall Bros., of Pittsburg, Pa.,
through S. A. Kendall, today submitted
a proposition to the people of Rose-
burg, whereby they agree to construct
a standard-gauge railroad from this
city to their timber holdings on the
North TJmpqua River, erect a modern
6awmill -in Roseburg and make other
substantial investments here, in ex
change for a mill site, right-of-way
and municipal bonds in the sum of
According to Kendall Bros.' written
agreement, the railroad will be 30
miles long and will cost approximately
$750,000. The mill which they pro
pose to build will cost between $200,000
and $300,000, with a daily capacity of
200,000 feet of finished lumber, and will
employ about 150 men. Twice that
number will be employed in the camps
along the route of the railroad.
The railroad, according to Mr. Ken
dall, will be owned by the City of
Roseburg. To protect their investment.
which will total nearly $1,000,000,
Kendall Bros, demand a lease on the
line for 60 years and the option of l-ur-
chasing it at any time for $300,000.
Roseburg is to' receive 25 per cent
of the net receipts of the road. The
road will be a common carrier and the
same rates will be given competing
lumber companies as Kendall Bros.
The proposition has been accepted by
a committee of citizens and prepara
tions will be made at once for float
ing the bonds, obtaining the rights of
way and arranging for a mill site. It
is believed here that the bond Issue
will carry and that actual work on the
road and mill will begin in June.
Kendall Bros, own thousands of
acres of timber lands on the North
Umpqua River, and they desire to be
gin cutting this as soon as possible.
MURDER REPORT EXCITES
"Victim" and "Assailants" Held for
Gambling at Waitsburg,
WALLA WALLA, Wash, April' 6.
(Special.) Rumors of murder which
excited Waitsburg were quieted yester
day with the arrest of the "murdered"
man on a charge of gambling. The
two "suspects" are held on similar
charges. R. E. Scott, the supposed vie
tim, was arrested here; Harry
Heutchens at Waitsburg, and Samuel
Temple at Prescott. They are held in
lieu of $250 cash bonds.
Finding of a hat marked with
Heutchens' name first caused the re
port that he had been made away with
Later he was found. A light lett burn
ng in Scott's room caused the suspi
cion that the other two had done away
The Formal Opening of the
New and Enlarged
Takes Place Wednesday Evening
April Seventh at Six o Clock
Increasing patronage and the demand for tearoom facilities by the ladies made it im
perative that the Crill be enlarged, remodeled and improved. The greatly increased
floor space allows a direct individual street entrance from Broadway. The Wistaria
Tearoom, a distinctly new feature, is daintily arranged and all appointments care
fully considered for making afternoon teas and other social affairs most enjoyable.
As this opening is to be an extra occasion, a special menu will provide
An Unusually Fine Dinner of Several Courses
One that will meet your expectations in full.
An Excellent Musical Program
Both instrumental and vocal, by an augmented orchestra and other- talent, will insure
a maximum of entertainment during the dinner hours. As everyone will be shown a good
time generally, and be glad ihey came, we Want our friends, especially, present on
this occasion. "
Favors and Souvenirs of Worth Will Be Given to
Diners, Both Ladies and Gentlemen
Opening Dinner $1.50 per Cover
Reservations can be made by phone or in person at the Crill.
Fish Screen Sought for Wenatchee.
WENATCHEE, Wash, April 5. (Spe
cial.) The Chelan County Game Com
mission is making a strenuous effort
to have fish screens placed at the in
takes of all irrigation ditches taking
water from the Wenatchee River and
its tributaries. According to the state
law, screens must be placed wherever
an intake is located on a stream or its
tributaries on which there is a state
hatchery. L. II. Darwin, State Game
Commissioner, has written Ross Wat
son, game warden, that Deputy May
hall would be in Wenatchee shortly to
pass upon the screen recently invented
and patented by Harry bfiotwen.
Idaho University 1". SI. C. A. Elects.
UNIVERSITY OF IDAHO. Moscow,
April 5. (Special.) The Young Men's
Christian Association of the university
has elected for the ensuing year: Presi
dent. Will A. Bokel: vice-president.
Kenneth Collins; secretary, J. Harry
Einhouse; treasurer, Lloyd Ellington.
The advisory board of the association
consists of Professor Axter, Professor
Eldridge, Rev. Hare, Judge . Morgan
ridge and W. A. Collins, and general
secretary, Thomas Lenard. Twelve
men will represent the college Y. M.
A. at Seabeck, Wash, during the
Northwest Y. M. C. A. conference.
Idaho Alumni Day to Be June 8.
UNIVERSITY OF IDAHO, Moscow,
April 6. (Special.) Alumni day this
ear will be June 8. Alumni of Idaho
are planning on making it a red letter
day of alumni home-comings. The
plans include an alumni parade.
stunts, ' a tennis tournament, a mon
ster luncheon and an inspection of the
university. The largest crowd of
gra duates ever here Is expect ed .
T Imperial Hotel Grill
Is one of the best lighted and ventilated Dining Places in the
cify. On. the main floor, high ceiling and soft-toned decorations,
easy of access, homelike and refined in atmosphere, it is an ideal
place for particular people to dine. The' purest foods, clean, well
cooked, wholesome and delicious, served in an attentive and
Parties Will Receive
Phil Metschan &
Proprietors Imperial Hotel
o In effect beginning
0 Thursday, April 8th.
Lunch, 12 to 2 40c
n-. 1 . .1 i r i
rveeituuy ana ounuay
Dinner, 5:30 to 9.
p xapie a note oc jj
1. M'ARTHUR TO AID
EAST SIDE BUSINESS MEX'S CLUB
OPPOSES POSTAL, CHANGES.
Inconveniences to Business Interests
Pointed Oat In Proposed Snb
"Removal of postal station 'A' on
the East Side and its consolidation
with station 'E' in North Portland on
the West Side would be a serious in
convenience to the business men and
great implement houses on the East
Side," said Representative C. N. Mc-
Arthur yesterday at the luncheon of
the East Side Business Men s Club in
the Hotel Edwards. The discussion
was the result of a suggestion by the
Mr. Benefiel, who presided, outlined
the action taken by the postal author
ities, who he said had turned down all
tenders of locations on Grand avenue
and had said that a laio savins of
money could pe made by the consolida
L. M. Lepper, in a statistical report,
showed that the business done at sta
tion "A" had increased steadily, until,
he said, the annual business done had
reached the figure of $16d,000 a year.
and for the past 10 years had totalled
more than $1,500,000.
'The postal authorities propose to
discontinue this Btation," said Mr. Lep
per, "in the face of these figures be
cause, they say, a little saving can be
made. We have 22 of the largest im
plement firms in the Northwest doing
tusiness on the East Side through the
East Side station, and the removal
would inconvenience them seriously
This office was removed to the West
Side 14 years ago, but was brought
back because, the great inconvenience
and delays to mail delivery. The same
thing occurred with the Sellwood posta
station, which was changed back."
".T am glad to be of any service to
this part of Portland." said Mr. Mc
Artnur, "and shall at once wire the de
partment at Washington on this mat
ter. I can see that its removal would
opoiate a tremendous handicap on the
business interests of this community."
it was decided to jo n with Mr. Lie-
Arthur in a telegram to tne Department
at Washington, and also to ask the aid
of Senators Chamberlain and Lane in
securing better postal facilities. A
committee was appointed to take up
the matter with the Portland Chamber
of Commerce and another committee
was appointed to prepare a petition to
the department for the retention of
the station with increased facilities.
Children Cry for Fletcher's
The Kind You Have Always Bought has borne the signa
ture of Chas. H. Fletcher, and has been made under his
personal supervision for over 30 years. Allow no ono
to deceive you in this. Counterfeits, Imitations and
Just-as-erood" are but experiments, and endanger the
Health of Children Experience against Experiment.
What is CASTORIA
Castoria Is a harmless substitute lor Castor Oil, Pare- '
groric, Drops and Soothing- Syrups. It contains neither
Opium, Morphine nor other Sareotic substance. It de
stroys Worms and allays Feverishness. For more than
thirty years it has been In constant use for the relief of
Constipation, Flatulency, Wind Colic, all Teething Trou
bles and Diarrhoea. It regulates the Stomach and Bowels
assimilates the Food, giving healthy and natural sleep
The Children's Panacea The Mother's Friend.
The Kind You Have Always Bought
Bears the Signature of
En Use For Over 30 Years
THE CrWTAU COMPANY, NEW TOflK CITV.
Moscow Chamber Dines Students.
MOSCOW, Idaho, April 6. (Special.)
-The Moscow Chamber of Commerce
has inaugurated the custom of inviting
five university students to accompany
President Brannon to the Chamber
luncheons each week. The object is
to create a greater feeling of friendli
ness between the business men and
the students. Haroid Barger, C. L. Rea,
Archie Hawley, Ray Cammack and C.
L. Fooks were the guests this week.
'SECRET AGENT' IS HELD
It. K. MOORE, "TERMINAL BUYER,"
ACCUSED OF CRAXU LARCENY,
Tacoma Grocer and Phyatrlaa Discover
Man to Whom Loans Were
Made la Impostor.
TACOMA, Wash., April 5. (Special.)
Robert B. Moore, alleged fake rail
road builder, wanted here on a charge
of grand larceny, was arrested today in
Oakland. The Prosecuting Attorney's
office applied to Governor Lister today
for requisition papers and a deputy
Sheriff will leave tomorrow to bring
back Moore, whom Oakland police say
will not resist extradition.
Moore breezed into Tacoma about
three months ago and is said to have
posed as a confidential employe of the
engineering department of the Can
adian Pacific on a mission to buy termi
nals in Tacoma. He rented a house
from Dr. J. M. Thueringer and moved
in. Then he opened an account with
P. C. Jackson, a neighboring grocer.
In a burst of confidence, Moore told
the doctor of being able to get paid but
once in four months, so secret was his
mission. He showed credentials, said
to be bogus. He told the same tale to
the grocer. From Dr. Thueringer he
soon borrowed $303 to pay the grocer
and borrowed from the grocer to pay
his rent to tho doctor. When theae
transactions were closed he disap
peared last Thursday. Canadian l'aclrto
officials said he Is an impostor and the
warrant was issued.
TOTS HUNT EGGS IN BARNS
Children Gather I-Tom Miles Around
for Old-Fatthloncd Easter Cuxtoiu. '
BAK1SR, Or.. April 6. (Special.)
More than 150 children hunted eggs to
their hearts' content, just as they did
in olden times, near Haines yesterday.
The eggs, nundreds of them, were hid
den in three large barns, in the barn
yards. In the meadow and out In the
lanes, and the little ones were so happy
In their quests that many a dtsavler
happened to the eggs.
The children were the guests of little
Guy Smith, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. U.
M. Smith, living about four miles west
of Haines, and they went from lialnea.
Muddy Creek, Rock CrecH and other
places miles away. Despite the rain
the programme was carried out and
Included other games and refresh
ments. Mrs. Smith was assisted In
overseeing the event by Mrs. Benja
min Kmole, Mrs. F. A. Birckett, Mrs.
J. I. Meyers, Miss Bettie Cloud and Miss
China ham sn arc of a million aod a half
untinre miles and a population nf 3im,"oo.HH).
Household Bank Accounts
The management of household finances
ought to be a business matter. The mem
ber of the family who looks after the
expenses and pays the bills should have
a bank account. Paying bills by check
gives one an accurate record of where the
money goes, and cancelled checks, which
the bank returns, are receipts for all
money paid. We have a large number
of household accounts and would wel
Fifth and Stark. .