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THE SUNDAY OREGONIAN, PORTLAND;! JTLTSE 11, 1905.
Grand Jury-Is Called Into Being
FIRST ONE IN TEN YEARS
Alleged Corruption. In City and
County Affairs Is to Be Investi
gatedJudge Will Not Par
ticularize in Advance. .
SPOKANE, AVash June 10. Special.)
A grand Jury to probe into corruption in
city and county government was drawn
in the Superior Court this morning by
direction of Judge Polndexter. Judge
Polndexter directed that the grand Jury
be summoned to meet at the Courthouse
In advance of the meeting of the grand
jury. Judge Poindexter declined to lnti
mato what his? charge to the Jurors would
be or to what specific allegations of cor
ruption he would direct their attention.
Among the matters brought to the atten
tion of the Judge and which will probably
be proved are alleged extravagance by
the County Commissioners in letting con
tracts, charging the county with unwar
ranted expense and allowing heads of de
partments to buy their supplies at will
Irregularities are charged against the
City Council Mayor and Board of Public
"Works in the purchase of an imperfect
crematory at an exorbitant price. An al
leged combine of improvement contractors
will probably be looked into, besides tho
usual shaking up of City and County
officialdom. This is the first grand jury
called in ten years.
Mrs. Jennie Curtis.
vit.t Or.. June 10. Sirs. Jennie
Onrtt md at her home adjoin In tr Vale
this week of heart failure. Deceased
left a husband. oneson. Allen, and two
daughters, Ora and Alice.
Salem Hostess Xaraes Assistants.
KAX.EM. Or.. June 10. Mrs. John A.
Carson, hostess on Salem day at the
Lewis and Clark Exposition, nas appoint
ed the following- assistants to aid at the
receptions to be given in tee Oregon
building on June H:
Mesdames H. B. Tblelson. C E. Tvol-
erton. F. W. "Waters, L. K. Page, VT-B.
Morse, XL J. Hendricks, E. Hofer, W. E.
Sherman. F. W. Durbin, D. C Mlnto,
G. Graham. W. Carlton Smith. W. P.
Sabcock and R. B. Houston; Misses Eliza
beth Lord, Gladys Farrar, Helen Cal-
breath. Bertha Kay, Lois Peebles. Dai
ry in pie. Blanche Brown, Ruth Gabriel-
eon and Jennie Fry; Messrs. Chauncey
Bishop. Roy Bishop. Fred Tbvuson. Ed
ward Thiolson. Sam J. Young, V1 Burg-
hardt, C. D. Jessup. Will Walton, Herbert
All former residents of Salem are re
quested to attend the reception and se
cure Sal cm badges.
MARTIN ACCUSED OF MURDER
Umatilla Grand Jury Also Scores
Assessor for Irregularity.
PENDLETON. Or.. J.une 10. (Special.)
The Umatilla County grand Jury, after a
week s busy session, adjourned tonight.
filing their final report with Circuit Judge
Ellis, who dismissed them.
A truo bill was found against Grovcr
Martin, charging him with murder in the
first degree. Martin is the youth who
shot and killed O. N. Preston, the Free-
water rancher, during a quarrel over fam
In the case of the murder of Chris Ellis,
who was mysteriously shot and killed.
from ambush, on Basket Mountain, near
Athena, abopt a year ago, the grand Jury
did not take any action, the evidence be
ing considered insufficient to warrant an
A thorough inspection of the county
offices was made by the Jury and a favor
able report returned on all except that
or County Assessor Strain, who was found
to have made alterations in' th(f county
assessment rolls after the rolls had been
equalized by the Board of Equalization.
and tho jury state that they condemn tho
action of the Assessor most emphatically
The Jury say, in their report: ,
"We have refrained from returning an
Indictment against the Assessor out of
an abundance of caution, and have chosen
to accept the theory that his action was
not malicious, but the result of a misun
derstanding, though in so doing we do
not underestimate the seriousness of his
The alteration referred to was made In
the assessment of the property of William
In regard to the question of rambling.
Sunday closing of saloons and business
hou33s and like matters, the grand Jury
report tnat they have returned several la
dictments In cases where persons have
been reported against for gambling, but
mat tney recommend: tnat, as these mat-
tors should properly be settled by the mu
nlclpal officers of the different cities la
the county, that Information should be
filed with the proper authorities for set
The list of indictments Is not made dud.
lie tonight. It bolng the Intention to maka
the arrests before the names are allowed
to bo published.
SUIT BY ASYLUM EMPLOYES.
Judge Galloway Sustains Demurrer
by Sccrctarj- of State.
SALEM, Or., June 10. (Special.)
Judge Galltway today sustained the
demurrer to the writ In the mandamus
proceedings brought by asylum em
ployes to compel Secretary of State
Dunbar to issue a warrant for the
amount of their monthly salaries. Judge
Galloway holds that tho Kay law
passed In 1905, does not repeal the act
of 19dl which prohibits the Secretary
irom issuing a warrant wncn no ap
propnation is available.
UnJer Judgo Galloway s decision, it
will be the duty of the Secretary of
btate to issue a certificate of allowaac
and not a warrant for the amount of
tlie salary roll. In accordance with
the plan already announceJ, a notice
of appeal was given and the question
will be presented before tho Supreme
court as soon as possible.
Wager on Future Population.
BAN FRANCISCO. June 10. (Special.)
Anarew bbarbora and P. C. Rossi,
two of California's most eminent cltl
sens, "talk" promotion of tho adopted
state at home and abroad and now the
story is out that they have "bet" pro
motion. The wager, which Is subs ton
tlaL duly recorded and meaningful, is
flvo years old, having been made la
1900. At that time Mr. Sbarbora bet
his friend Rossi that In 25 years the
population of San Francisco would be
1.000,000, the losor to give a dinner of
20 covers at 513 each. Mr. Rossi
promptly took up the wager.
Then theie men, who are as far
seeing and earnest as they ar enthu
Elastic, thought over the possibilities
of this uncertain life and forthwith put
the wager in legal form and phraseol
ogy, placing the honoring of the agree
ment upon their heirs and assigns.
Bids on Hay for Army.
SEATTLE. Wash., Juno 10. (Special)
Bids received by Quartermaster Grant
for supplying 1500 tons of Eastern Wash
lngton bay for uso in the Philippines
Scott & Magner, 1000 tons of oat and
wheat hay. delivery ' at San Francisco,
J1S per ton; W. W. Roblnsln. 1500 tons
at $15.65, compressed to S2 cubic feet
1500 tons, compressed to 75 cubic feet.
16.15; Albcrs Bros. Milling Co.. 00 tons
at $15.25. 900 tons at 516.26: John
Stevens & Co.. 600 tons at 515.50. 900 tons
at 516.25; P. J. FransIolL S00 tons at
Injured In Upsetting of Caboose.
ROSEBURG. Or.. June 10.--Dr. A. W.
Shearer and Representative H. G. Son
nemann. of Glendale, sustained injuries
yesterday afternoon by tie tipping ov
of the caboose of freight train No. 2'.
north-bound. In which they were rid
lng, the accident occurred near tunnel
No. 6, between Glendale and West J jji dnuxtcu.
LI WILL BE SNUBBED
RAILROADS REFUSE TO BE FORCED J
Legislature Decreed That 1000 Poub&s
Should Be Deducted From Car
Welsh U tor Stakes.
SEATTLE. Wash.. June 10. (Special.)
The railroads will pay no attention
to "lumber bills" passed by the last
Legislature providing that 1000 pounds
shall be deducted from the weignt ox
cars for sldestakes. and that all cars
shall be weighed at common points
and those weights accepted in making
out transportation charges, except In
so far as the shipments apply to tms
When the lumbermen passed the bills
they expected them to affect shipments
from this state to Eastern terminals.
The lumbermen took the position that
contracts for shipment would be made
in this state and tho railroads could be
forced to comply with purely local leg
islation on Interstate business.
The railroads point out that If this
Dosltlon were correct then each state
through which they run could legislate
on both passenger ana xreigm dusiubsb
and Impose conditions that would en
tirely upset the business or tne car
It was determined at a conference
held here several weeks ago by repre
sentatives of the traffic ana legal de
partments of the Northern Pacific,
Great Northern and O. R. & N. that
these two bills would not apply to in
terstate commerce. At the time The
Oregonian printed the . result of the
Subsequently the lumbermen took up
the question against the railroads.
President E. G. Griggs, of the Pacific
Coast Lumber Manufacturers' Associa
tion, appealed to the Northern Facinc
and Great Northern lor rulings ana re
ceived no answer from the northern
Pacific The Great Northern told him
bluntly that the Interstate commerce
would nqt do aueciea oy ioc&i legisla
The new laws went Into effect this
week, but the railroads have taken no
action. The legal departments will be
given the burden of outlining luture ;
policies, but It must do aiong tno una
of Ignoring both acts so far as Inter
state commerce is concemca.
Lumbermen threaten to take the
matter Into court as soon as a test
rnjqft can bo made out.
The Nebraska society or Oregon wiu
assist in entertaining the visiting lumber
Football Men Cannot Go South.
SEATTLE. Wash.. June 10. (Special.)
The faculty of the university or wasn-
lncton has decided tnat tne rooioaii team
representing that Institution cannot make"
the proposed trip to California. Games
with Berkeley and Stanford naa oeen ac
cented, and will now have to bo canceled.
As neither of the California teams pro
pose to come north, the Washlngtons will
not meet them.
The faculty's action in preventing the
trip Is on the ground that two weeks' ab
sence would endanger tho standing of the
men In their classes.
Suit Against Kclianco Club.
OAKLAND. CaL. June 10. (Special.)
Suits were begun by the Central
Bank, today to recover 5C0O0 on a loan
to the Reliance Club and Its directors
on June S, 190L One suit Is against the
club for 53000. secured by a chattel
mortgage on furniture. The other suit ;
is against the directors on tne ciuo on
their personal note for 53008.
Newsboy as Probation Officer.
SEATTLE; Wash., June 10. (SpeclaL)
Brick" Harrison, president of the News
boys' Union, has been named as tempo
rary probation officer to take Into his cus-
toaay two newsooys unau. n. suspenses
sentence for two years eacn for Burglary.
who have been paroled. Both the paroled
prisoners are newsboys.
Tells About Forest Grove
FOREST GROVE. Or.. June 10. (Spe
cial.) The local Board of Trade has Just
Issued a largo addition of a neat illus
trated pamphlet exploiting Forest Grove.
The booklet contains a resume of the
Industries and tho educational, religious
and natural advantages of the town and
Captain Wright Is Dead.
SAN FRANCISCO. June 10. George S.
Wright, a well-known California pioneer
and steamship captain. Is dead. For many
years he was identified with Coast steam
ship freight and passenger business. Ho
was 72 years old.
Insane Woman Sent to Asylum.
EUGENE. Or- June 10. (Special)
Mrs. Wilda Doyle, aged 31. wife of Jack
Doyle, of Leaburg. was today examined
before the county examiners and com
mitted to the asylum for the Insane.
Sues on Grounds of Desertion.
OREGON CITY. Or.. June 10 CSpecIaL)
Grace L Peterson, of Portland, Is suing
Edwin W. Peterson for a dlroroe In the
Clackamas County Circuit Court on the
grounds ox desertion.
Whoophic Coach in Jnwlos.
Mr. J. Riley Bennett, a chemist of
Brown's Town. Jamaica. West Indies.
writes: "1 cannot speak too highly of
Chamberlain's Couch Beneflr. It has
proved itself to be the best remedy for
whooping cough, which Is prevalent on
this end of the globe. It has never failed
to relieve In any case where I hare rec
ommended It, and grateful mothers, after
using li. are oauy xnanaing me xor aa
vising them." This remedy Is lor lo by
SbKBLbW m!BBBBBBbS8 , .---''is?-
ii 'Br1" llMA
OUR SHOWING OF MEN'S
THIS SEASON HAS NEVER BEEN EQUALED
IN PORTLAND. LIKE ALL OUR OTHER
CLOTHING THEY ARE
MADE IGHT FIT RIGHft
AND ARE MODESTLY PRICED
$10 to $25
It is hardly necessary to add that we
carry the largest stock in the city of
THE BREWER IS THE
BEST $3.00 HAT IN THE WORLD.
LORD LEFT DEBTS
Cut Quite a Swath in San
POLICE LOOKING FOR HIM
tor Besides, they had noticed a liking
on the part of Vance for liquor.
Afterward Vance started business on
his own account in the Safe Deposit
building, remaining there until his de
parture. Ha was in tho habit of talking
In a blustering way about his aristocratic
relatives and connections In England,
saying he was the son of a Baronet. Slr
John Vance In his Important way he
was also la tho habit of referring to his
mines and It was usually with a lordly
reference to these mythical wealth pro
ducers that he would brush aside re
quests for money due.
Check Given by "Ixjrd Beauchamp"
to Bay City Firm for Jewels
Is Found to Be
SAN FRANCISCO. June 10. SpecIaL)
The local police are looking for Donald
S. Vance, who purchased &0 worth of
Jewelry from Hammersmith &. Field on
valueless check, and who afterward
scoured transportation to Philadelphia
under the name of "Hon. D. S. V. Beau-
champ. for himself and wife, "Lady
Beauchamp." Vance left here oa !May
A. reached Philadelphia May 23. and
June 1 was at the Continental Hotel in
that city. Detectives are without knowl
edge of his movements since. that date.
Vance, who as Lord Beauchamp. cut a
dash In local society circles, left a trail
of Indebtedness behind him. A. month's
rent Is due on the house ho occupied at
OS Presldo avenue, and oa an. offlce he
took la the Safe Deposit building. Cali
fornia street, a weekrs rent is owing.
Tailors and household tradesmen are also
said to have been left lamenting his de
Vance alleged the woman with, whom
he went away, and whom he represented
In purchasing the transportation as Lady
Beauchamp." is his wife. He has Intro
duced her as Mrs. anca to many people
in San Francisco, and they lived together
since his arrival here early la the year.
Vance always said that his wife was a
wealthy woman, the daughter of a mil
lionaire and railroad yisn la Philadelphia.
Vance came to San Francisco from the
East. His credentials were excellent and
showed that he had been engaged In
confidential relations with some big New
Tort Arms. At one time he was In busi
ness at SS Nassau street. New York, as
a chartered accountant. He remained
with a San Francisco firm until March
19. when the engagement terminated in
eonsequeaee' of a hint that he was not
wanted further. The firm had made In
quiries In New Tork and had "found that
his reputation was not entirely satisfac-
Iiumbermcn to Be Banqueted.
SEATTLE, "VVastu. June 10. (Special.)
The party of 175 Nebraska retail lum
bermen touring tho west, will be here
Sunday morning, and during the day will
be shown about the city. The lumbermen
leave later in tho day for Bcllingham
and on the return trip reach Seattle at
3; 30 P. M. A banquet Is to be given tho
lumbermen that night.
Seattle Hea Cam Sow Dictate Tcmi
la Vaudeville Baalaeaa la
life and embodv the results of his ob
servations' in a volume which might be
used as an authority In French institu
tions. Hyde has paid Depourl's salary
at the "University.
Badly Injured In Runaway.
SALINAS, CaL. June 10. (Special.)
"While out driving' a colt which had
hiit latoly been broken. James H. Mc,
Dougall, president of the Salinas City
Bank, and James "Webster, a prominent
citizen, were seriously Injured. The
horse took fright at a locomotive oh
the narrow-suags line and ran away,
the buggy being upsot, throwing out
' McDougall was kicked several times
by the horse, the ankle of his right leg
being shattered and rignt tnign oronen.
Doublo Wedding: by the Mayor.
OREGON CITY, Or., June Id (Special.)
Mayor E. A. Soruroer last evening offi
ciated at his Initial marriage ceremony
and tho event will probably prove the
only double wedding he will be called
upon to perform. The principals to the
dual event were: Beta Oler and William
Yohann; Marie Belle Fanton and John
Eugcne Delegates Appointed.
EUGENE. Or.. June 10. (SpeclaL)
Mayor F. M. "W'ilklns today appointed the
following delegates from Eugene to the
National Good Roads Association at Port
land June 3-2:
Honorable L H. Bingham. Honorable J.
D. Matlock. Honorable T. W. Harris. Hon
orable C H- Baker and Honorable G. "W.
Ivlcli Strike In California Mine.
STOCKTON. CaL. June 10. (SpeclaL)
What Is believed to be one of the richest
strikes ever made in California was un
covered th's morning at the Royal mine.
at Hodson. Calaveras County. A 100-
foot-level vein which has been traced to
the surface was located. It Is about
GO feet in width and will run about CO
SEATTLE. Wash.. June 10. (Spe
cial.) John W. and T. J. ConsIcUne
Vtivn mtrfhut rt thA hnlrtlnem of R 'if or
ton Cohen In the Star circuit and now'.hesldes being njurea m w
have the controlling Interests In the '
string of vaudeville theaters in the
Northwest In which they have pre
viously held a 'minority interest. The
deal was consummated here today and
involved an investment of ? 27.0 00.
By taking over the Cohen interests
the Consldlnes will have the controlling
Interest In three Portland vaudeville
houses. They'already own one theater
In that city and will henceforth con
duct the Arcade and Star as welL
Outside of Portland the purchase
gives them the following new theaters:
Star. Seattle; Star, Tacoma; two
houses In Spokane, one in Vancouver,
B. O. and one in Butte, Mont. The Or-
pheum. In Seattle, and the Grand, In
Tacoma. have been controlled In the
past by the Consldlnes.
These purchases are said by theatri
cal men to givo tho Consldlnes virtual
control of the vaudeville business In
the Northwest. This string of houses
Is so strong that they can compete
against the weaker and unorganized
circuits -and can dictate terms. Inter
ested with the Consldlnes are believed
to be eminent New York capitalists.
won easily. An exciting five-mile race be
tween Vaughn, Dan Wurgis and Chevrolet
followed. There was much betting on it.
and the race was practically a walkover
for Chevrolet, whose time was 4:43 4-5.
Wedding Tour With Baseball Team,
LOS ANGELES, CaL, June 10. (Spe
cial.) John Bannerman McLean, bet
ter known as "Larry," and catcher of.
the Portland ball club, was married!
here this evening at 6 o'clock to Miss,
Rose Knepper. of St. Louis. The wed
ding took place in St. Vlncenfs Par
ish Churoh and Father McDonald of
ficiated. The wedding was a very quiet
affair and but few friends were pres
ent. There will be no wedding tour.
The new lady member of the club will
go north with It Monday night,
Cannon Party Leaves Janean.
SEATTLE. Wash June 1A (SoeciaL)
The Congreasienal party visiting ilaakA
arrived at Juaeau this morning and left
for Skagway tonight. Later they win
visit Sitka. No accidents occurred on the
northern trip, and all members of the
party are welL
Agree ea .Library Flaas.
EUGENE. Or., June 10. (SpeclaL) The
library board of the cty met this after'
noon and accented plans for the Carnegie
library, to be built for the city;' The
sending will lie of pressed h-rlck, one
rtxsry alga and will cost approximately
DEPOURI LEAVES UNIVERSITY.
French Professor to Finish Writing
of Sook on University Life.
BERKELEY. CaL. June 10. (SpeclaL)
Professor Robert Depouri has resigned
from the faculty of the University ot
California, that he may complete the
work of writing three volumes dealing
with American university life and oth
American subjects. The French govern
ment, which sent Professor Depouri to
this country for the purpose of gathering
data on the subjects mentioned, will pub
lish the books.
slcians fear McDougall may not survive
MILE IN 25 1-5 SECONDS
Louis Chevrolet Breaks His Own
MORRIS PARK..N. Y., June 10. Louis
Chevrolet, In Major C. J. Miller's 90-horse-
power Flat, broke the world's record for
one mile today by three-fifths of a second.
His time was 52 1-5 seconds. He held the
previous world's record. Ideal weather
conditions brought several thousand per
sons here to witness the best automobile
races held In the East this season. Soci
ety was well represented. All kinds of
autos filled with women of fashion lined
the lawn In front of the grandstand. Al
fred Comachl. wno has perhaps the long
est string of victories for this season, won
the first event easily in his little 12-horae-power
Franklin. Hiram Raymond in a
Knox car trailed In second.
There was a roar of applause from the
crowd when Chevrolet came on the track
tor his attempt to lower the world's rec
ord for one mile. He was in the Flat,
with which ho established his record on
this trade. Major C J. S. Miller, who
owns the car, said he was sure Chevrolet
would put up a good performance.
Chevrolet started at the north side of
the track and made one circuit before Tonics coMdar of lure portioaw of
beginning the trial. When the starter's -leohoL iroEOceod liver oU .do aotbdeg
flag dropped he was going at a terrinc , tfce deS-eg rftmigjrfl in the blood, becaas
sned. The rrnvrrl stood ut in Its excite- ' i j . .1.- ...inm t rui
ment when the driver crossed the flnlsh
line. Louis Chevrolet's, time was 62 1-5
seconds, heating his own record by three
fifths of a second. There was prolonged
cheering and handclapplng.
Next came a race for the New York
cup. This proved to be a somewhat hol
low victory for Guy Vaughn in his 40
horsepower Decalville, over Dan Wurgis
BLOOD WILL TELL,
It takss lots of vitality, merrewfcicas4
stresgth to win a race Blood mast m
puic and good.
Withcct good rod bisod a saa has a
weak heart and poor-serves. ThiascM-oi
the blood, or aaecaia, is cooaton ia taea
and youagwc&ea, aad all those who work:
isdeors, who do sot get eaough. good cac
ygea is their luns, ceoseqaeatly hae toa
maay white blood corpasdes.
"Sjex the serves aoarished, the heart
stroae, the head cool, the stonawk-vigoceaaj
the liver active with a tonic which aafl
stood the teat of time aad has a wide repe-r
tation, such as Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical
D ib co very.
The generosity of James H. Hyde, whose In his Beeblrd. The Bird kept missing
off'M connection with the Equitable f explosions, and was beaten by nearly
Life Assurance Society- of New York has
been exploited of late, made possible the
tour of Professor Deaeuri la. Aasertea.
the Insurance nslUtonafara co-operatiag
with the Tteach cevenHaeat la the
project of aescHag a Freach schetar
JLthU country who shaalal stadv ualvcrsHy
half a length, although it caused much
surprise by the fast time at the last Eaa
alre City track meet.
A special match race for three laps be
tween C. A. Doors in a X-borsepewer
Royal car aad Harry -JL Hoept in a 48
haiaajiawar Thoataa oar cja aext. Houpt
they ao sot enter the svetem and are sot
absorbed Jato the blood, with the exesp
tioa of the ateofeoL which shrivels ap flaa
red blood coraascks when it does oeae ia
coatsetwftfctheax. Therefore do act aBew,
the dealer to isuOt yoar xatelhgeaca hy
telling jo ha has sometSdaf better thsal
Dr- PTerce's Golden Medical Discovery.
Txc60icfmaili?9ly. Tke People's
Coaimoa Sease Medical Adviser." icoi Imsf
pages, i seat free oa receipt of tweatY-ae
oee-ceat stoops, for the paper-covered
booh, or thktj-oae stasps for the cloth
boaad vebuae. Address Dr. X. V. Kate,
Iter c etiaation, the trae. aaeatfa eara
is Dc Pierce's TSeasaat PeHetj. XSd.'
hi rail ", j-- ether, -naa
j with these.