Image provided by: University of Oregon Libraries; Eugene, OR
About The Sunday Oregonian. (Portland, Ore.) 1881-current | View This Issue
THE SUNDAY OREftOXIAX, PORTLAND, MAY. 1G. 1D00.
MILLIONAIRE AND HIS WIFE WHOSE FOBTTJNE FAILED TO SAVE
CHESTER JOED AN.
ML III CAR HURT'
Last Coach of Alton Train
Rolls Down Embankment.
Shock Most Severe in North
Dakota, Also Felt in Mon
tana and Canada.
TWO WOMEN FATALLY HURT
EUT SLIGHT DAMAGE DONE
Many People Paiiic-StrU- ken, and
Articles Hurled From Shelves
and Walls Walls in Helena
GLENDIVE, Mont.. May 15 At 9:18
o'clock this evening Glendive felt a very
perceptible seismic disturbance. A num
ber of men gathered in the Masonic
Temple rushed from the building, believ
ing it was about to fall.
In many houses dishes rattled In the
pantries. The tirst shook lasted Prob
ably two or three seconds, with unusually
The shock was felt at Forsyth and at
Dickinson. N. D.. where It Is reported
to have been very severe.
Train dispatchers at Dickinson, X. ..
were frightened from their posts.
The town of Glasgow, on the Great
Xorthern, was badly shaken.
CANADA FliELS TEMBLOR, TOO
Over Thirty Towns Iteport Shock of
WIX.XIPHU, Man.. May 15. A some
what severe earth tremor was felt in
"Winnipeg tonight at 10:17 o'clock. last
ing about seconds. The movement
was from north to south. The shock was
also ,flt at Swift Current. Sask.. and
at Ianglgan. S.-tsk.. .V miles west.
Reports from VVeyhurn and Moose Jaw
state that the tremor was sufficient to
Fhake articles from walls. Over 30 points
reported the shock up to midnight.
.UEAT FALLS KEPORTS JARS
Mnx'k Throughout Northern Counties
Ioes Little Damage.
GREAT FALLS. Mont.. May IS. A dis
tinct earthquake shock was felt here this
evening at 9:15 o'clock, and It mas also
felt at Choteau. Havre. Wagner and
other points at the same time, showing
that it prevailed generally over Northern
Montana. While no serious damage was
done, the shock was sufficiently strong
to throw things from shelves in stores
and there was some breakage - of glass
ware. (jl'AKK WRECKS HELENA WALL
Knock Throws Down Stone Structure
Ten Keet High.
HEIN'A. Mont.. May V,. At 9:15
o'cloc tonight an earthquake shock last
ing several seconds was felt here. The
on!y damage reported is that at the resi
dence of Herman. Paul, where the front
retaining will of the house was thrown
down by the bhock. The wall was ten
feet . .ligh and two feet thick.
OFFICIALS ARE DEPOSED
(Continued Prom First Page.)
tlon to Mayor Heylman. the deposed
members of Kstacadu's city government
re: Councilmen B. S. Boswell. C K.
Howe. William L'ale. A. Hazens and
J. K. Lovelace.
COURT RESTORES JOHNSON
.Reinstates "Estaeada Recorder, Oust
ed by Action of Council.
OREGON" CITY. yjr.. May IS. (Special.)
A. N. Johnson, who was ousted from
his office of Recorder of the City of Ks
tacada by the Council of that town two
weeks ago. was today restored to his of
fice by circuit Judge Campbell, who holds
that the Council is not clothed with
power to remove the Recorder, but that
such action can be done only through the
recalL Not only was restitution of the
office made to Johnson, but the Mayor
and Council will not be permitted to In
terfere with the discharge of bis duties.
Judge M. L. Pipes and Alex Sweek ap
peared for Johnson ana State Senator
Hedges and City Attorney Bartlett. of
Mitacada. represent Mayor Heylman and
Johnson belongs to what Is known as
the Reed faction, and there has for sev
eral years been bitter strife between the
adherents of Reed, wuo was formerly
Mayor, and Heylman. wno now holds the
office of Mayor. Though the Mayor and
Councilmen are all anti-Reed. Johnson
is not in harmony with the administra
tion and its policies, and this has been
the cause of disagreeable feeling.
This recall election." said Mayor
Heylman. "Is all a farce. Councilmen
Havens and Boswell have served in the
Council less than six months and cannot
be recalled, and the only men subject to
a retail election are tiowe and Lovelace.
1 was not elected by the people and
Councilman Dale resigned two weeks
LEGISLATORS IN TREMBLE
Continued From First rase)
effect of thj enactment of the measure
which bears his name. He has exhibited
no r;ard whatever for the consumer.
Al! his concrn has been on behalf of the
producer, aad those producers who in r.
Jntimite terms with Mr. Aldrich and his
irtenaa nave been granted an ample de
cree ji protection. All of which might
have been expected, for Mr. Aldrich owes
nothing to the people: his position and
lii power- were given him by interests
th.it demand protection, regardless of the
interests ot the people, and Mr. Aldncb,
in the tariff tight, lui been loyal to those
wno made him what he is.
If the President signs the Payne-Akirlch
om ana ma: Dill bclore Its tinal passage
is not amended to meet the general de
mands of the people, the slaughter of
Kepuolican Congressmen will be heavy In
November. l!lu. The greatest losses will
be usLained throughout tile Middle West:
there will oe some losses in the Pacific
Ctoast end Rocky Mountain country as
welL But the Democrats need to gain
only 2 Congressional districts out of 1U1
lo giva thera control of the House, In
rludijg control of !! committee. And
there is little doubt that they ran make
the necessary gains in the states' of the
Noted Yale Tackle Dead.
C1TV OF MEXICO.--May IS. Lfcnc Mur
ray, an American, aged Si. probably the
most famous tackle on tl.e Yale football
team of the lata 90s, died, stjddenly toJay.
BOSTON', May 14. (Special.) Chester Jordan has been convicted of
murder In the first degree for the killing of his wife at Boston. Jordan
is a brother of Mrs. Jesse Uvermore. wife of tne wealthy specu
lator, and it was the Llvermore millions which backed the defense of
the murderer. Mrs. Uvermore was present when the verdict was ren
dered and was deeply affected.
ST. PAUL IS AHEAD
Files Maps of Road Before
ON ROAD TO BOUNDARY
Lines) in Flathead Counlrr Con
flict at Many Points and Courts
Will Thresh Out Eight St.
Paul Leads Throughout.
KAL.TSPELL, Mont.. May IS. The con
test which for the past few weeks has
so strenuously engaged the surveying
crews of both the Chicago. Milwaukee A
ruget Sound and the Great Northern
railways has drawn to a close with the
filing this morning of final maps of defi
nite location of both companies covering
the remaining distance to the Interna
The Milwaukee people filed their man
SO minutes ahead of the Great Northern.
Throughout the contest they have main
tained the lead and now claim to have
the route secured from Coram along the
North Fork River to the Canadian boun
dary, a distance of over i miles. At
places the maps Khow lines as following
the same course and many-points mirk
where they cross or continue side by side.
The contest will now shift to the courts.
here a number of condemnation suits
Instituted by both sides will be threshed
out. The first Great Northern summons
Is returnable May 3i md the first Mil
waukee suit will probably open on Mav
TAFT HONORED BY G. A. R.
PRESIDENT MADE MEMBER OF
Ceremony Take Place In White
House and Is Attended by Many
WASHINGTON. May IS. President
Taft. In the presence of a distinguished
gathering of Civil War veterans, was
mustered in today as an honorary
member of the Associated Society of
Karnsworth Post. U. A. R., of Mount
Vernon. New York. The ceremonies
were conducted by General Horace
Porter, of New York, in the east room
of the White House.
President Roosevelt was made a
member of the society soon after he
became President. In addition to mem
bership of Karnsworth Post, there were
present today representatives of John
A. Dix Post and of Lloyd Aspinwall
Post, of New York, as well as promi
nent members of the G. A. R. In Wash
ington. A few years ago when Grand Army
ranks began to thin from death, a
movement was started to organise as
sociate societies of such persons as de
sired to help to keep up the famous
organization. Many of the larger posts
now have associate societies.
STOP ONE KIND OF GRAFT
STATE TO SAVE CANDIDATES
FROM BEING PREYED VPO.N.
Levying of Contributions by Frater
nal Societies and Churches
MADISON. Wis.. May IX .especial.
r-onncai candidates will no longer be
easy prey for churches and fraternal or
ganization., if a bill Introduced by As
semblyman Kay Is enacted. In the In
vestigation into Senator Stephenson's
primary campaign it developed that h
naa oeen asked to contribute to a (cod
ing denominational school and that in
consequence the head of this Institution
mouga si nrst inclined to favor a rival
candidate, had been weaned over in fh.
Stephenson side, though It was admitted
mat no corrupt means had been em
It was pointed out. however. In that
connection that churches and religious
organizations, as well as fraternal in
surance societies, made It a practice to
harass candidates during csmpaign time.
The feeling is quite general tr.at the
mil is too arastic and that it will pass
In an amended form admits of no doubt
as the Legislature, particularly the Ben-
ale, seem determined to prevent a in
currence of a JSO.Oo campaign for a
J. jou job.
TYRO KNIGHTS INITIATED
Clark County Pythlans Enter De
cree of D. O. K. K.
VANCOUVER. Wash, May 11. Ope-
. ., ,,.,.,7; v
rlal. Between So and members of
Kl Mabarras Temple No. 1. Dramatic
order or Knights of Knorassan. reached
the city from Spokane this morning and
spent the day In meeting the local
Knights of Pythias, on most of whom
they pinned red tags bearing the in
s rlptlon "Tyro." They are here to
conrer the D. O. K. K. degree upon
a class of to candidates.
There was a grand Illuminated pa
rade through the principal business
stteets of the city, beginning In the
evening. Following-the parade all the
Knights assembled In the L O. O. F.
Hall, where the candidates were Ini
tiated into the mysteries of the D. O.
K. K. degree. After the -Tyros" were
put through their various stunts a ban
quet was served at the Hotel St. Klmo.
The class of "novices" was composed
of members of the K. P. lodges In Van
couver. Portland. Rldgefleld. Kalama.
Kelso. Castle Rock. Camas and Golden
dale. All told there were in, the rlty
some 150 visiting Knights of Pythlaa
from the lodges in the surrounding
WATER WAS TOO COLD
WILLIAM ERNST TOOK SPLASH
TO DEATH; CHANGED MIND.
Waved Dramatic Farewell From
Steel Bridge, but Welcomed Lire
Line Thrown by Fireman.'
low In funds and despondent' over his
private affairs. William KL Kmst, a mill
hand at the Portland Flouting Mill, at
tempted suicide last night by Jumping
Into the Willamette River from the foot
walk of the Steel bridge about 11 o'clock.
He was rescued by the prompt action
of Fireman Ginn. who threw him a life
line and a life preserver. The chin
waters must have changed Krnat's men
tal anguish to active repentance for his
iur i no moment n irurn
he water he began to .roar as loudly
is his lunaca would make noise and
trabbed greedily at the lifeline the nre
nan cast to him.
The .lt.tr.nl -- -i. -
- ..... .. - " j m num
ber of people on the bridge at the time
nil F!ni.l wKa k. - .1 1 . .
v. v--h unnmins. gave
k rather dramatic leave-taking of the
rorld. He mounted the guard rail and
aving ha hands to the paaert- said.
"Goodby. I'm done for this world "and
am going to commit suicide."
With t hr k r-v - 1
went down Into the water, M feet below.
1 1 1 a oig splash.
Krnst scrambled up the steps leading
1 ttlA flUll W. W V- . i . . .
- . -- - iiiaurnni,
but glsd he was alive. Patrolman Ponrs
was notified and took him into custody.
Dripping with water, the would-be sui
cide was taken to tr. ciiv tii -
lockwd up fur the n'eht ..
being drunk. Trusties wrapped him in
blanket and hum his
Ernst said he would not tr it
that way. as the water . . . ..nta:. .
cold. He la about 45 years old and K.a
been llvlrax at Mrs. Gustafson's lodlng
house, at SCS Russell street. He -would
give the police no Inkling of his personal
TRAIN HOLDUP NETS $20,000
(Continued rora First Pas
out. The Injured in the collision were
I Wlnans, Lansing. Mich., slight cot
Mabel Bodini. ColfAg. Wash., bruised
Mrs. D. R- Sullivan. Columbia Fails.
Mont., cut on eye.
Mrs. H. A. Rice. Elk. Wi,h, bruised
Thomas R- Hayes. Wallaceburg. Ont,
left leg bruised.
Thomas Williams. No. J1J Adams
treet, Spokane, bruised side.
Mrs. Wtlll.ims. slightly bruised.
Gustlne Tolaspo. laborer. Montana,
cut over eye.
Sam Nyberg. Bonner's Ferry. Idaho,
bruised on chest.
B. If. Harmon. 1I1J Sprague street.
Spoksne. bruised thigh.
Karl Rledelsherger. 1415 Third ave
nue. Spokane, cut on eye.
W. D. Grlpple. Whlteflsh. Mont. Great
Northern storekeeper, cut on head.
rnmir.inUn! f th H"-Hl? n N -r1.
will haul doafi hta tnifn Piturday. T
rnntmind mill tm iiamd o. ?r to Joph H.
certain if von take Hood's
This great medicine cures those eruptions,
pimples and boils that appear at all seasous;
cures scrofula sores, salt rheum or eczema; -adapts
itself equally well to, and also cures, dys
pepsia and all stomach troubles; cures rheu
matism and catan-h; cures nervous troubles,
debility and that tired feeling.
Sarsataba Fcr those who prefer coedlerne la tab
let form. Hood's tarsaparllla is bow put up In rboeo.
lated taoleta called rarsaxab. as well as la the nseal
liquid form, r-armetabe have identicai'y the Sams
curative properties as tbe liquid form. bei.ie areu
reey of dose, convenience, ecooomy. no lo by evsp
oratlon. break see. or leakage. I mcxiste or promptly
by mail. C L Hood Cos. Lowell. Me.
Thlrt)-ne I'aeM-ngrrs Are Srrkolj
Injured as Ixxal Train Plunge
From Halls Without Ap
KANSAS CITT. Mar 15. Two persona
are ezpected to die and Si others are '
more or less seriously Injured ss a re
sult of local hlcago A Alton passenger
train No. 14 being, derailed two miles
east of Odessa. Mo., today.
only the engine remained on the track.
The tender, combination baggage and
passenger car ami two passenger coaches
were derailed. The coupling of the rear
coai h broke and It rolled down the em
bankment, turning completely over. It
waa In thla car that the serious Injuries
occurred, and none ot Its occupants es
Miss Jennie iwmsl.lson and Myrtle Mr.
Nee. both of Odessa, are In a critical
condition, and tlielr recovery Is de
Many of the others are bruised and In
ternally Injured, but physicians say they
have an even chance to live.
So far no explanation of the wreck has
been found, it has been If-amed that the
front wheels of the tender were the first
lo leave the rails, and then the trucks
were thrown off by them, but an exam
ination of the track shows nothing to
Indh-ate why the tender mas derailed
Chief Engineer W. B. Taylor, of Chicago,
and other officials of tne road will hold
an Investigation tomorrow-.
19 II CRT IN BHIDGK WRECK
New llarrlman-Wabash Train Uocs
Through Weak Structure.
KANSAS CITY. May IX It to h-lleved
that none of the 13 persona Injured will
die aa a result of the wreck of the Ruf.
falo- "olorsdo Lamlled pawenger train,
westbound, near Randolph. Mo., six miins
northeast of Kansas fity. last night. The
train, which was Wahaali No. . one
of the first through trains to be tised lit
the combination I'nlon I'aclric-Wabash
transcontinental service, recently Inaugu
rated, crashed Into a steel trver br taiga,
spanning what Is known as -th Itusn
River, a creek, one mile north of Ran
dolph. The first passenger coach was thrown
off the track and stopped, and tlila a!ne
saved It and tlie cars following. With
the first creaking of the structure. Kit
glneer Cau-liale sad his fireman. Ira
both of Moberly. Mo.. juiut-d and es
caped with severe bruises. In the first
passenger coach eight passengers Mere In
jured more or leas seriously, and the ))
others In the remslnder of t lie train mere
shaken up. The esp.Tss msw nef and
his assistant and tit wail cWrks. with
the exception of v. .U. Whitehead,
of St. Iuula. climbed from their rrs and
escaped with slight hurts. Whltniiead
was precipitated Into the Hater, but soon
reached the bank. He was badly tliougn
nut s-rlotisly hurt. John Lit. a brake
man from Kansas City, was the most se.
riousty Injured, but It Is believed lie Kill
BEATEN BUT DEFIANT
FRENCH STRIKERS PROCLAIM
While Postal Employes Rapidly Re
sume Work, Radicals Con
PA Rid, May IS. A tone of defiance and
osperatlon marked the meeting of strik
ers tonight which, d'wolta the steady
return of I lie postal employes to work,
voted to keep up 'the struggle to ths
bitter end. al the same lime calling on
all comrades In Franca to strike on Mon
day. Several speakers baldly declared that
the movemeut was now purely revolu
tionary. The meeting ended with an ac
companiment of many shouts of Iong
live the revolutionary strike."
M. Pauron. one of the postal leaders.
Issued a warning that all pwtal em
ployes who refuse to stop work on Motf
day would later pay dearly for It.
Ths Federation of Hulltllng Workmen
tonight voted again to strike, leaving
the dale to a committee. Notwithstand
ing the support promised from this and
oilier quarters, the general opinion is
that the situation will be normal Mon
day unless the various labor organisa
tions enter on sympathetic strike.
Ths Cabinet today approved the dis
missal of U additional postal employes
accused of inciting to revolt.
The text. of a new bill definitely regulating-
the right of stale employes to
form associations, but specifically exclud
ing the right to strike, will at once be
submitted to Parliament. Moreover, the
Cabinet has agreed to ask the Senate to
proceed to the rorsldi-ratlon of the work
men's pension bill early In June.
According lo official statistics, xn post
men in Paris returned to work today.
This haves !X7 still on strike out or a
total of M.asi.
There are fearer than men out In
Pathfinder leaves Walla Walla.
WALLA WAI.U, Wash.. May li
Th pathfinder car for Ih New Tork
to. Seattle automobile race left here
at II o'clock this morning. It Is the
Intention to make the next stop at
Mrt. r k
ay i "TS
ttsti I 4o anJ t ltii!
Willi. - ttaawai a.nnat tt
4-at t u si psTuir an4 it-.
itlU Uapp HrttRl ft
Ih In 4n it
mo a l rm g jk.
a. el cty-vrtsl tssp raw
UaftflA to 4 AVei .ftji fM tv- '
TyW, liar: I (to.
k.r asf f. U-at fn
CRA-HLliSaT' CL0TE1IERS, FURNISHERS, TAILORS seioti and stark
BRIEF ROMANCE ENDED
ALHKKT CHALIVAT blTKNEU BY
HIS INDIAN nilID.
Mrs. Clara Colby. Ills Mot hrr-la-Law.
Stakes Hint tosji nt for
llnl After He Makes Scrnr.
Married but a few brief weeks lo the
lady ot his choir. ho la a fuil-blood-J
Indian girl. Albert tialivat. a young
F"renrh Irapper. bas found that his ro
manee la not the smooth. oyous life he
had tma1ned. and last night was turned
out of the fearfy Home of h l mother-tTi-iaw.
Mrs. Clara H. tViiby. although she
staked him to 3a eents that be might
not have to slaap la lit rain.
Worse even than beirat turne4 ut was
the declaration of his bride that she does
not like him sny more, and is 111 no
longer live with him.
Cr.allrat la the young fellow who gained
notoriety some xreeas ago by bis plan
of crossing lbs continent from the (.
Iiirnui Hiver to Hudson's Hay in a canoe.
Hi. only afterward he gained more r xo
riety by his .ilrlwlnd courtship and
m amass of Miss Tlnka Latnunl. an In
dian girl who is the wsd of Mrs. Hare
H. rviby. Ths couple went to house
keeping la a little home at Mount tvott.
but the bark didn't sail smoothly. There
bare been rumors of more than verbal
encounters between Ue two, and It la
even hinted that tbe young woman on
one occasion was mors than a matra for
Uast ntght Cballvat made a scene at
the home of bis mother-in-law In the
helllng-Hlrsch building, on Washington
street. It la said he had been drinking
and had attacked Mrs. Colby when she
Interfered with his at tempt to do barm
to bis wife, lie made s great deal of
noise about It alt. and a crowd gath
ered, bearing screams and loud talking.
tiergeant Klenleo quieted the man af
ter be bad been appealed to lo protect
the women, and took him to the pot ire
station. Mrs. Colby ssked that he be
released, which was done on his prom
ise to return to his Mount fteott. home,
tie went back to his wife, however, and
plesded for sdmlselon. saying he had
no place to sleep. Then hla mother-in-law
gave htm te cent tt teth
Black and "White Stripes
and Gray Effects
Women's Tailored Suits
R. M. GRAY
If you wotold have clothes of abso
lutely correct fashion, faultlessly
tailored garments that fit perfectly,
ones that will give you long service.
you will surely please yourself by
coming here for a Salem Woolen
Mills Suit at
$12.50 to $25.
FOR MEN AND YOUNG MEN
If you do, you will never have occasion to regTet buy
ing your clothing here. We say this because it is this
noted clothing that is making us so many permanent
women mere firm la their refusal t. W-t
him come In.
Mrs. Challvat aas her husband has
threatened to take her life, and she l-tl
him to go bs-i to hr ft.r-mother.
C'hallvat followed, and made the ren
last night. Mne will be sent aaav
where she will not have to live with
Newr rt-lHsul for iinraatrr.
VAXCtll'VKH. W.h-. ?HaT j ,br,.
rial eVbool Ilstrtr No. . will, li in
cludes the city of Vancouver, will build
a new three-. to: y hrirk school bull.llng
In ArnaJa I'ark. one or the new addi
tions lo the citr. Ti-.e bon.ti to r.i.e
money for the new rrurtur wer ..1J
today to the Male of Washington by
I he school trustees St .r cent.
The new building wi:l t, lo. alej n
Twenty, elslft street, will occupy Iwo
blocks and the street running bnsreen
ths blo.hs. snd will cost la the aeigti-brt.o-1
.f f li ea
Wc are pleased to announce that
wc have appointed
MESSRS. McCARGAR, BATES U LIVELY
General Agents for Oregon for
THE TITLE GUARANTY & SURETY COMPANY
and that they are prepared to issue
all kinds of surety bonds .
Ws bare J'i't Issued bond te J tv" s..o.r and asaoeiatss te complete
"e 1-acine Railway a b'avlsatlea rnMtr 4-ml rallraad fcy Jsoe U ISIS.
This bund ts g'va oa lh larreet eeatral that has ever been l.t ia Ofr
MVARuAH BATtJl UVILT.
MORRISON AT FOURTH
CHILD EATS MATCHES; DIES
TsWraMiM t.lrl round IVrad la
Hex! Xttl Moraine.
M.nsiiriKI.n. Or, May li tpe.
"'al- The S-vear-old daughter Of K
gene Terry, living at Allegany on Coos
Klver. wss found dead In bd yesterday.
1 rhild having died after eating off
the heada of sulphur matches, a Cor
oner's Inquest snd sutopsy developed
the cause of the child a death.
Car Collision Kills rm-Ma'or.
XIKMPHia Tn, May Ik R. J.
Rawiinga. eg. Mayor of tenn. a suhurb
of Ihla cllv. waa killed and half a
doscn others Injured today when an
Ki Knd sr collided with a street-
M. M TOWN'S HKVn
superintendent of A4