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VOLUME LX1 NO. 180
ASTORIA, OREGON FRIDAY JULY 6 1906
PRICE FIVE CENTS
Many People Wanted to
TESTIFY AT THE TRIAL
Lewis Hartley Says He Tried to
Kill Holy Roller
HIS GUN FAILED TO CO OFF
Ttitimonjr at Trial of Mitchell, Slayer
of Edmund Crefficld, Com On la
Seattle Testimony li Moat
SEATTLE. July 5.-Two men In the
prima of Ufa or even beyond It, testified
lit the Mitchell trial today that they bad
ten ready to kill Hoi Roller Oref
field on sight That thejr bad prayed
the youth! whom they thought erary or
looney to lot them accomplish the task
rather than for him to blight the whole
of bit future life. Ont of them, Lewi
Hartley, testified that he had aimed hia
weapon at Creffield and pulled the trig
ger five timet, hut the gun failed to go
off. Hartley went on to discribe how
hi daughter and wife had been led
atray by Creflleld. Roth Mr. Mary J.
Graham, matron of the Boy' and filrlt'
Home, In Portland, and the superintend
ent at Gardner of the Boys' and Girl'
Aid Society, testified regarding the men
tal condition of Father Mitchell, Mit
rhell'a iter. Mra, Graham had been
afraid that Esther would kill the other
children while the girl wa in her care,
and Gardner among other thing told of
a clandestine meeting between Father
and her sister, Mra. Starr, in the cellar
of the Home, when he found them In
close embrace exclaiming! ."Glory to
God j down with the devil ; victory I vic
tory I victory I"
Gardner had been compelled '0 with
hold the Bible from Esther because of
the exciting effect It had on her.
Hartley, also testified that Mitchell
told him that "God had commanded him
(Mlchell) to kill Cn-meld."
E, II. Bryson. Deputy Prosecuting At
torney of Benton County, Oregon, and
District Attorney Manning of Portland,
will probably testify tomorrow. '
' , ICE COMPANIES SUED.
LITTLE ROCK, 'Ark., July fj.-Attor-ney-Gencral
Rogers today filed tultt
against the Consumers' lee Company the
C. L. Krnftt Ice Compauy and the Re
tail Grocers' Ice Company, under the
anti-trust law, alleging conspiracy to
prevent competition. The attorney
general aaki for assessment of the pen
ally of $5000 against each company for
each day since March 25th. Suite will
alto I brought against Morris and Com
pany of New eJrsey for a penalty of
$1,1)18,000 and coats for alleged com
plicity. DESCENDANT OF DIRCK
TENDROECK IS DEAD
NEW YORK, July B.-Frank L Ten
Iroeck, former Mayor of Asbury Park,
N. J., divd at hi hotel, the Wet End, in
Alury Park, last night from heart dis
ease, Mr. Tenbroeek wa one of the
etrik figure of the north New Jersey
count. I'p to the time of the election of
,1a mc A. Bradley, "the founder," four
year ago, he hud been Mayor of Abury
Park continuously since It liicorpora
(lull, II wu a lineal deendaiit of
1I rek W'el Tenbroeek, who sailed
fro mllollund In the hlp Faith and land
id iu New York In W.
KILLED BY BY AUTOMOBILE.
Deary A. Ward, Collector of Meteorite
. Meet Untimely Death in Buffalo.
CHICAGO, July fl.-I'rofewwr Henry
A, Ward, the aged naturalist and c!
lector of ineteorltws who waa killed by
an automobile at Buffalo. N. Y ht
night, left Chicago Monday night for
Rochester, Ilia newt of hi death wa
kept from Professor Ward' wife, Mr.
Lydla Avery Coonlcy Ward until today,
Hhc wa vUlllng her ton. John Stuart
Coonlcy, at 8220 East End avenue. Pro.
fer Ward expected to go to Wyoming
K. Y- In a few day. Mr. Ward wa
preparing to join her husband there and
then taii on an extended trip down the
Pt Lawrence river, Their plan waif to
visit Montreal and Quetae, after wlnrb
they expected to camp In the CanadI
wood the rent of the summer.
Hi collection of meteorite i excelled
only by tho of the German and Aim
trlan government, with which he regit
larly exchanged apeclmena, In tha United
State tha only collection which in any
way approximate that of Professor
Ward I tha one owned by the Field
Tlii work took him all over the
globe, ha having traveled In Europe and
tha orient, Africa and Mouth America in
tearch of peclmen. Only a few week
auo he returned horn from Columbia
South America, bringing with him frag
ment of a meteorite which fell In that
L02ICW0KTIIS Ilf PARIS.
PARIS. July 5.-RcpreenttIve and
Mr. Lnngworth who arrived tonight
were met at the atatlon by Ambassador
MjV)inrick and the entire of the ta(I
American embassy! tha Marqul of
Chambrun and representative of Pre!'
dent FIIierie and the foreign office.
The crowd at the station ahowed much
court ey to Roosevelt's daughter. Ser
oral Interesting functions will be given
in honor of Mr. and Mra. Longworths In
eluding a reception by President Fal
Vladivostok Police Shut Houses
RIOTERS ARE UNDER ARREST
Thirty Ringleaders and Rioter Ar
retted and Dynamite Seized by
the- Cossacki Steamer la
Sunk by Rioters.
LONDON, July 0. Tim correspondent
at Tokio of the Daily Mail report that
the itcamer Columbia, which left Vladi
vostok on account of disturbance there,
report all shops and houses In Vladi
vostok closed by the police by order, on
June 30th. Thirty ringleaders and riot
cr were arretted and eight big boxes
of dynamite sei&ed by the Cossacks. The
correspondent state the Russian volun
teer steamer KiUi laden with military
storos struck a mine in ' Possict Bay
and sank. Executions In Harbin in con
nection with the revolutionary move'
ment, the correspondent furthor " says,
number six hundred,
FENDERO AND ROMERO VISIT.
NEW YORK, July O.-Captain August
Fendero of the Mexican naval training
ship Scagarota, which with 21 Mexican
naval cadet on board, is now in New
York, paid his respect to Acting Mayor
McGowan and General Wade of the
United Mate army at Governor' Isl
and yesterday, Coptlan Fendrero wiw
Bcoompanled by Cayetuno Romero, the
Mexican consul-general In New York.
The Beagaroaa will Uy in New York
for several day, Hhe will then call at
Cuban port and at Kingston, Jamulea,
Yestwrduy most of tha cadet hud shore
have, Most of them It wa old, went
lo Coney Maud,
Old Evlyn Ncsbit Start
Breach of Promise Suit.
Resistent Rumors Circulated That
Affidavit to This Effect
THAW'S ENEMIES TO BLAME
Counsel For Defense Assert That Re
port of Breach of Promise Suit
Was Started By Soma Enemy
of Harry Thaw.
NEW YORK, July 8. -Conflicting
stories a to the existence or non-exlst
ence of the affidavit made by Evely Net
bitt in a breach of promise auiU which
it la alleged she took steps to bring
s gainst Harry K. Thaw prior to her
trip to Europe and marriage to him
later, were told today by persona inter
ested in the investigation of the Thaw
White murder. Early in the day Assist
ant District Attorney Garvan waa quot
ed m saying there was no truth in the
story, that he expected to come into
possession of the affidavit and further
that he had no reason to believe auch a
paper existed. Counsel for Thaw, and
Mr. Thaw herself said there was no
truth in the reports and added that they
had been circulated by some enemy of
Later in the day a private detective,
who had been engaged by Stanford
White to shadow Thaw, was examined
by Garvan and said he bad submitted
his report to Howe and Hummel and
Dclancey Kicoll, attorneys. Following
this came a statement attributed to the
district attorney's office that it was
known the Nesbitt girl bed visited the
office of Howe and Hummel, and that
she had a consultation with Hummel and
it la alleged the affidavit in question was
the result of that interview. It waa fur
ther stated tha while he affidavi was
really made, it had been destroyed upon
reconciliation of the Nesbitt girl and
young Thaw. There was a further re
port current tonight that the district
attorney' office had been Informed that
a record of the alleged document exists
and it will play an important part in
the evidence introduced by the prosecu
tion at Thaw's trial.
OFF FOR THE POLE.
TROMSOE, July 5.-The . Wellman-
Chicago Rccord-IIernld Arctic expedition
sailed on the steamer Fritjof for head
quarters at Spitzenbergen. The steamer
Heljo is sailing tomorrow and will carry
the remainder of the material for gas
making and the erection of dwellings.
The people of Tromsoe gave the expedi
tion a hearty send-off.
FEEDING THE HOMELESS.
SAN FRANCISCO. July B.-The relief
commission has adopted its budget for
July and will submit It to the finance
committee tomorrow. It is estimated the
total for the month is about $73,000.
Tiiis is for administrative purposes and
not the purchase of food and clothing.
Approximately 80,000 men, women and
children are still drawing upon the re
JOHNNIE, Nov- July B.-Purlntr a
severe storm last night the cloudburst
which occurred 20 mile from here caus
ed a washout and flooded the country,
The wind was 80 mile an hour. The
won of llowlervllle I a complete wreck.
f DESTRUCTIVE CYCLONE.
CANNES, 'July 8,-A destructive cy
clone swept over this section today and
railway traffic ha been stopped owing
to the track being obstructed by un
rooted trees Many house were un
roofed and many fishing smacks dashed
to pieces o" the rock. A brig waa driv
en ashore, but the crew was saved. Many
ailor were injured.
GUTHRIE, Okla- July 8.-A federal
warrant wa Issued today for Carrie
Nation, charging her with sending
obitcene matter through the mails in
her temperance publication "Hatchet"
The "Hatchet" contained a letter to
young girl and boys, in which Carrie
used some very pluin language.
WILL SEND MESSAGE.
NEW YORK. July 5.-In accordance
with the time honored cutoin President
Roosevelt will telegraph hearty con
gratulations to the Royal German family
on the birth of the heir to the throne.
The message will be in response to offic
ial notification which will be received
later. If the President's message i
made public, it will I by the recipients.
CANCEL COUNTY POLICIES.
NAPA, Cel., July 5. District Attor
ney Benjamin has been authorized by
the board of supervisors to cancel the
county polities held in insurance com
panies, whose solvency I a matter of
question and re-insure in companies who
are promptly paying their San Fran
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., July 5. Four
were drowned in the St John's river to
night while attempting to cross the
river in a small rowboat.
Standard Oil Entered Into Illegal
TO CONTROL OIL PRODUCTS
Information Is Filed Against the
Standard Oil Company Charging
Attempt to Control Oil Busi
ness in Ohio.
FINDLAY. Ohio, July S.-Prosecutor
David, of Hancock County, filed infor
mation today in the probate court
against the tSandard Oil Company and
John D. Rockefeller, charging that in
1882 Rockefeller combined individual
partnership'corporations into the Stand
aid Oil Company, the purpose of being
to monopolize the production, sale and
control of petroleum and its by-products.
This it is alleged was a conspir
acy ugaiust trade and violation of the
. The Standard's attorneys filed a mo
tion to the effect that the probae court
had no jurisdiction. Judge Hanker, how
ever, overruled he motion. Every at
tempt vas made by the attorneys for
the defense to have the decision reserved
for a month but the judge was firm.
SPRECKLES BOUGHT OUT.
SAN FRANCISCO, July 5. The Call
tomorrow will say tha tall the immense
Sprecklcs interests in Coos County, Ore
gon, have been acquired by the Southern
Pacific The deal involves several mil
lions of dollars.
ARRESTED FOR LARCENY.
WASHINGTON. July 5. -Alfonso
Zeluya, son of the President of Nica
ragua was arrested today and locked in
hi cell on a warrant charging him with
petit larceny. Zeluya was recently mar
ried to a young lady in this city. Zclaya
later released on f 10 bail.
Goremykin Mlnistiy Will
Stand Little Longer.
A MUTINY AT SAHARA
Two Regiments in Provincial Cap
ital Revolt and Demand
MAY PROCLAIH A REPUBLIC
Soldiers Threaten to Proclaim Republic
If General Strike It Declared Gov
ernment Fears Present Oppor
tunity May Be Seized.
, ST. PETERSBURG, July 5Premicr
Goremykin and all the members of the
ministry except IL Stolypin were pres
ent at today's sitting of the connciL
The tone of their remarks tended to
confirm the "Hech's" surmise that the
fall of the ministry has been postponed
on account of the refusal of the consti
tutional democrats to participate in "a
coalition of the cabinet Goremykin to
day re-iterated in privae conversation
that he was anxious to retire.
Dispatches today from. Samara state
that two regiments garrisoning that im
portant provincial capital mutined and
presented a series of political and ser
vice demands. The officers promised to
officers promised to satisfy their de
mands if the mutineers would return to
duty j but. the men replied that they
would be satisfied only with compliance
with all their demands. The mutineers
command the situation, but are not in
dulging in excesses. The situation is
complicated by the fact that in Sumara
the revolutionists are pushing a move
ment to proclaim a republic in case a
general strike is declared and may seize
the present opportunity to further their
aims. The ferment among the soldiers
and sailors at Sebastopol and Odessa is
growing. No confirmation of the rioting
at Vladivostok has reached the Russian
public, but the ministry who control the
telegraph would be able to withhold for
days any news of auch condition.
LIGHTHOUSE TENDER OVERDUE.
WASHINGTON. July 5. The light
house board received a report from lieu
tenant-Comma nder John Hood, light
house inspector at Key West, stating
the light tender laurel, due at Guan te
ns mo June 27th, ho not reported there
and search is now being made for the
vessel. She carries a crew of five officers
and fourteen men.
FATAL FIGHT IN NEW YORK.
NEW YORK, July 5.-In a fight today
between a number of striking truck
drivers and two guards employed by
Buch and Schulzman, grocers, one of
the strikers was perhaps mortally
wounded. Six union pickets attacked
two guards, one of whom drew a pistol
and shot one of the strikers nears the
heart One of the guards was stabbedj
DROWNED IN LAKE.
ASHLAND, N. II., July 5IL McK.
Twombiey, Jr.. aged 18, the ouly son of
H. McK. Twombiey, a New York capi
talist, was drowned while swimming in
Big Squaw lake today. The young man
had nearly swum across the lake which
wa about a mile wide when he wa aeen
to struggle. Ha sank before he could be
rescued. His mother wa Mis Florence
A. Vandeibllt of New York.
UNION PICKET SHOT.
HAS FRANCISCO, July 5.CharIes
Ohman, a picket for the sailors' union,
wa shot In the right arm this afternoon
by an unknown man with whom he had
an altercation a few hours before when
the tsranger refused to quit work on
the steamer Vanguard unloading at Oak
land. Ohman wa not seriously injured.
GR0VEH CLEVELAND ILL.
CHICAGO, July 5. A telegram wsa
received here tonight stating that Grover
Cleveland waa sick at hi home in
Princeton and will be unable to coma
West tomorrow at he intended. It waa
learned late tonight that Mr. Cleveland
was suffering from an attack of asthma
to which he is subject. His condition is
not serious. : 1
' WILL COME BACK.
MOSCOW, July 5.-Marie Spiridonovo
who killed Chief of Police Luzhenoffsky,
today started for Siberian with other
prisoners. Spectators at the railway
station bade her to keep up her courage
to which she replied: "We shall soon
TACOMA, July 5. While the steamer
Al-Ki was discharging at the Tacoma
smelter last evening, a pert of a dock
collapsed and $9000 worth of ore from
TreadwelL Alaska, went to the bottom
of the bay. It may be partially recov
ered with a dredger.
YESTERDAY'S BASEBALL SCORES.
Pacific Coast League.
At Lot Angeles Lot Angeles 2, Fres
no 1. -
At Oakland Oakland 2. San Fran
At Seattle Seattle 6, Portland 4.
At Tacoma Tacoma 10, Gray's Har
THE BLOODY FOURTH
Thirty Eight Killed on Independ
ence Day, So Far Reported.
OVER TWO THOUSANDINJURED
Chicago Tribune Gives Statistics About
the "Glorious Fourth " Firearms
Kill Eleven More Deaths Will
Come In Later.
CHICAGO, July 5. The Tribune to
day publishes its ninth annual summary
of the deaths and in juries caused
throughout the United States by yester
day's celebration of the Declaration of
Independence, The figures, up to an
early hour today were as folows
Dead, 38; by fireworks, 9; by cannon,
1; by firearms, 11; by explosives, 7; by
toy pistols 4; by runaway, 1; by
drowning, 5; injured, 2789.
By fireworks, 1099; by cannon, 261;
by firearms, 393; by explosives, 697; by
toy pistols, 304; by runaways, 35. Fire
In Chicago Dead, 2; injured, 1S7.
Last year 42 persons were killed out
right, but when lockjaw and other dis
eases induced by injuries had com
pleted their work over 400 lives had
The number of injured 2789 is in
excess of last year's figures by 358.
ST. LOUIS. July 5 Monsignor Joseph
Hansen, aged 76, one of the most promi
nent Catholic clergymen in America died
SCULPTOR ST. GAUDENS ILL.
NEW YORK. July 5. It was learned
tonight that Augustus St. Gaudens. the
sculptor, is ill at his summer home at
Windsor. Vt and he is suffering from a
number of operations supposed to be for
t cancerous growtn.