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PORTLAND. OREGON. ? TUESDAY. EVENING. JULY S, 1904,
-VOL. TIL NO. 104.
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CUPID SNARES VICTIM
fflTH NEWSPAPER CUT
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, gn- Agreement -
. r orces Amazed . at move ; ,
Sub-Committee on Contests Reports to FuU Com
mittee Giving Preference m All Cases to
Those Holding Regular Credentials
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1 St. Louis, July 5. I think the ticket will be Parker-,
Turner. . I do not see how any combination '.can be fixe'd up
that will prevent Parker's nomination, and the best man to
place on the ticket with hirn is Judge Turner of the state of
Washington. He . is a man of recotrni-ted ability, a creat
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lawyer and his speeches would be sure tq be good campaign -
- documents. His nomination would help us carry Colorado,
Idaho, Nevada and .Montana. . - : . . . "
, ' ( Joaraal SpocUl Serrlra. )
- -St Louts, July In an 'xclulv
tatement for th Bcrlppa Nwa aaiiocla
' tlon Bryan today rave thla opinion of
tha situation It was At 9 o'clock this
-morning;: . r; -
"Th airuation Is unchanged, and ad
dltlon to th Parkar Hat are not suf-
.. flulent to insur his nomination., I take
- It for granted that ther will be a strong
antl-truKt plank la th platform. '
Far ffbm surrender, howaver, was th
. attitude of th anti-Parker men In touch
- with Bryan-today. Th Nebraakan waa
: arouned at all houra of tha -nts-ht, and
ahortly after o'clock this morning Ben-
- nor ,ies , .pf Jtrkananii.aer t ior hlrn. tQ
take part In an Important conferenc
wniin a series . 01 conierences was
. planned for th day. " " ..
Th moat sensational move of th en
tire political situation was mad today,
when at 10 o clock this morning It wns
announced by th anti-Parker leaders
that a combination against Parker had
flnall been effected. At that hour th
anil-Parker leaders authorised. Harlan
-Cleveland. In char of th boom of x
.Aft nrn.vJ lAn.ru 1 Mnmwin trfe wlrA 1 4 it I-
- mnn m ritiplNn.H A Kov. i.h.p In fit
Ixula Wednesday morning' stating what
his position was In 1D96.
41 f the letter satisfies Bryan, Harmon
will be th choio of the antl-Parkerltes
and they will concentrate their strength
on him to beat Parker.
Th strength of Olney, Wall. CoCkerell,
1 liar gen and Gray formed a nucleus Of
the deal, and th Bryan-Hearsf forces
completed It . r . ..
Th baala for th mov was consti
tuted In a petition secretly , circulated
during th night by the ant la, which was
Humorously signed. It Is confidentially
announced that 400 voters are in a com
bine and all are pledged against Parker
on tha first and second ballots. The
past does not extend beyond that'period,
but th antls declare- they are Just as
skillful in the political gam as their
opponents, and that with this foothold
they will be abl to defeat Parker.
Parker's Position Bangarons. "
They say the future will tnk car of
itaeldand. declare lhat lh Oothsm jur
lat Is now In a most dangerous position,
'being within striking distance! of th
goal and not abl to clinch It.
These states with favorite sons are
claimed to be solidly held In th agree
ment of the ant la: Missouri, Wlacon-j
sin, Massachusetts, Ohio and Delawur.
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CONVENTION HALL; If 8T LOUI8, WHERE THE 0 EMOCRATS . WILL MEET TOMORROW t61CHOO$E
, NOMINEES FOR PRESIDENT AND VICE-PRESIDENT. . . i- -
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to ' Stand Together
They represent 140 votes. . AH th power
of the- new machine as constructed In
th pact ha bean set to work to win
back' -Guff y--of - Pennsylvania, thereby
weakening th effect of a coup by tb
Parkerltas last nighu
Although th conservative leaders,
specially th Parkerltea, claim not to be
Interested tp Bryan and. attempt to treSt
th Nebraskan with cold disdtin. th
fact Is they as (Well as everybody else
her Is extremely, snxlous to get an an
swer to the question! ."What I. Bryan
going to do?". " " - - -
Every possible mesn Tias been 're
sorted to to. amok out the great silver
leader, but.. ba.atsaiiUy--refuses tobe
smoked. ' v -
"I am going to decld th question of
my position without anybody' help."
said Bryan to your correspondent. "My
friends ought to glv me credit for being
a bis to do this,-:and I glv them credit
for being abl to deejde for themselves
without advlc from m."
Bryaa a Storm- Center. j
Bryan's room ha v been one of the
storm centers ever sines . he . arrlvftdl
Both friends and enemles'have calleiTn
th former. for advlc and to swear
fealty, th latter to abuse and to try
by angering th radical leader to get
him to man an Indiscreet statement:
but" Bryan's tamper remain unruffled
and his replies to friend and foe silk
are given with a smiling courtesy, it
seems to be th general .opinion that
Bryan will make the speech or hi life
at th first opportunity b Tta In th
convention. ' . . .... . ;,,
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Thar i an air of feverish suspense
and uncertainty pervading St. Louis to
day on th ev. of th Democratic na
tional convention. It is 'true that th
managers and parttaan of th several
candidates for the presidential nomina
tion profess perfect" confldenc In the.
result, but awsy down deep In. their
hearts these leader who declare that
It I alt" over but th shouting undoubt
edly share th aame feeling of doubt
and. uncertainty In th issue that la felt
by -a 11 unbiased observers of the situa
tion. In th confusion of claims and
denial filling th air today., th tabu
lated statements given out by tha tat''
IMlclans ""of th various headquarters
and th prediction that thla or that del-
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We - iV 'Wis .a r
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line of Kuroki's First
;Army.Is Now 40 Miles
Great Rapidity and Precision Harks
the Movements of the. Mikado's
V- Man Fen Shut Lcng Is
w '.- ' ow Fully, Occupied.' ' "
(Jooroa! gpeclal Service.)
London. July t. Tha Central News
Tokio correspondent reports that, th
central, column of the Japanese first
army now occupies a line nearly 40
mile In length between Motien. pass and
Hstenkal pass. Two hundred. Bussians
encountered by Japanese retreated west'
ward toward Tenalu Tien. .
A portion of tha northwestern column
of the Japanese army has occupied 8iao
PelnHng, six mile northwest of 1'any
Shulllng. - ' .' .
Reuters agency ha a dispatch r.
porting that th Japanese have even
advanced further on th road toward
th Russian rendesvous and have occu
pied Fen Shul Ling. Th 'main army
of , th Japanese ha advanced -west,
ward. Th . movements ar all being
mad with great' rapidity and precision.
. BtrssxAirs un ' TmOD.
Kor Tha. BOO Xasss Ar How Being
Treated la Army Hospital.
(Journal Special Merrier.
Rome, July 6. Agensla Liberia' Liao
Tang correspondent report, that more
than (00 cases of typhoid fever ar now
beinc.treated in th Russian army.
Mtnr. of the . array . hospitals ar
crowded with -patient and facilities for
fever nursing are taxed to tb utmost.
The typhoid 1 said to have been largely
disseminated by the carelessness of sol
dier nurses st outlying post where
trained help wa not to be had. On
camp alone furnished (0 cases. .
ADMIT TKZXX OEI11T,
At Yanssllng Pass mosslan Ar Com-
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(Journal Bperial Service.) i
' St. Petersburg, : July B. Official, an
nouncement wa mad today that In I
battle fought to th east oft Liao Yang,
near Tanseltng pass, th Russians re
treated, losing fOO men In the engage
The newspapers in commenting on th
bulletin declare the loss is trivial a
far a strategic point ar concerned,
and that no particular gain could .have
been had by holding tb position.
limUD WITH X.OH.
Basslan Attempt to Bels Kotlra Iilag
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- (Joaroal Special Serrloi.)
ToWo, July S A foroe of Russians
attacked -a Japanese Outpost at 'Motien
Ling pass Monday, but were repulsed.
losing 80 killed and 'wounded, while the
Japanese casualties war but it killed
and wounded, v
SB. KAZCHMAHH 1M .DBAS.
(Jojrnal Rpeclal Servlce.t
Hamburg. July 6. Dr. Halrhmann,
th city burgomaster. Is dead. He was
one of the best-known men -on the con
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FOURTH OF JULY
Many Accidents Reported as Result of Yesterday's Celebration-rOne Little
, Boy Killed by Bullet From a Pistol and Several Others May Lose
EyesDoctors Kept Busy Attending Numerous; Injuries k
There were at least 25 accident, yes
terday as a result of Portland' cele
bration of the Fourth. Only one of that
number resulted fatally, though msny
may be followed by . serious . eonse-
quences. A number of persons may lose
their eyes or hands through Injuries re
ceived while participating In th ob
servance, . ,
The majority ofth accidents wer
caused lay the explosion tit giant crack
er. Only one, which resulted fatally,
was caused by a revolver. Bomb also
did considerable damage.- There wer
ten fire and 0 rrsts were mad by
Tn police. 5Urgewis KIIU iibiwibii.
1 .: Uttl Boy KiUsd.
Little Ernest Vogt th 4-year-old son
of Frederick Vogt of Muntavllla. lost
his life In trying to make noise a the
ether boy were doing on -the Fourth.
He found an old revolver hidden In a
woodshed hear the house and acci
dentally shot himself through the abdo
men. The accident occurred yesterday
afternoon, but he lived until this morn
ing at t o'clock.. .
Fearing a scolding or possibly pun
ishment for playing with th revolver,
the lad refused to tell how he wa. in
jured and It wa not until after his
desth that the cause of the wound was
learned. The child' father, with three
of his other son, waa In lha yard and
noticed th lad go Into th woodshed.
They did not follow andheard no re
port. It was only a few minutes later
that ha emerged from the place and
went Into th house.
Doctor Was CaUsd. . 1
He told his ' mother that It had
burned his clothing. Shejioticed a dark
red" spof' oh ""hie garments-but knew
nothing of tha serious nature of the
ound.- Examining the lad, however.
she discovered, that be wss bleeding, and
th boy explained by saying thst he had
fallen on a sttck and scratched himself.
Dr. T. C. Humphrey was summoned and
questioned the lad concerning th In
jury. He received no Information, how
ever, but discovered fya wound.-" He'
PLUCKY WOMAN TAKES A
Plucky Mrs. 'Jennie A. Deshon. living
it North Third street, .captured a
burglar who entered her apartment this
morning at 1 a'clock. He awakened her
by entering, and Instead of lying still In
deadly fear (if her lfe, she got up and
seised him. Well shfccrted for help and
Policemen - Kndlcott and 'Oassett re
sponded. After a fierce fight, thejr suc
ceeded In landing the hurglar In Jnll. He
Is Phillip Myers, and claim to be deaf
and "timb. .
Ii the municipal rouri mis artemoon
he wa given a hearing before Judge
Hogue. He refuse to make any state
ment. M'Hen asked to writs a state'
ment he declined. , It evidently is his. in
tention to make the official irv their
cua without assistance, ', , , . 4
knew nothing of th revolver and wa at
a "serious loss to understand. Tha bog
grew rapidly worse until I o'clock thi
morning, when he died. "
A search of the premises . waa mail
this morning and the rusty revolver wss
found with an empty chamber. s There
wss another cartridge In th weapon
which had not been exploded.
Th lad had heard, other youngsters
exploding ' firecrackers during th day
and decided to make some noise himself.
He had previously told his brother thst
he knew where the revolves waa hidden.
It was on a shelf In the shed and It Is
LtjHvvA that l ,rvln. 1,
The affair was reported to Coroner
Flnley today. In v the opinion of the
coroner the affair wa accidental and
no inquest wa held. .
.."'-..'v.... May &o Kla By. ".
- Ernest Bernenberger. 11 year of age,
who lives with his parents In Mt. Tabor,
bent over a b lighted a charge of
powder. A a result his -face, eyes and a
part of his body ar seriously Injured.
He may lose an eye. ; After striking a
match and Igniting a'fuae attached to
the powder he started to run away. Ha
altpped and fell and a he did ao th
explosion occurred. HI face wa close
tq the powder which wss burled In tb
skin In many places.' His right eye waa
torn and ut and places of powder-wer
burled In th bell.
A womanwhosjame': th..l)hylclan
refuses to ' divulge, wss preparing to
celebrate the Fourth, last night and was
curling her hair.'. The lrona slipped from
her hsnd and singed her face. Her eye
wa also seriously Injured.
Edwin Davis, If years old. "who lives
firing a toy cannon when it exploded
prematurely and he may lose an eye as
the result. He wss holding a csn of
powder In his hands while loading the
cannon.- In eome way, .he cannot ex
plain, a lighted fuss came In contsct
with the powder and an Instantaneous
explosion folio wad. Ills right rye wa
almost torn from the socket and his
face was badly lacerated.
The polios do not believe Myers I
desf and dumb; they Jhlnk he Is sham
ming, for esrly thtalnornlng Jailer Ben
Brsnch heard him.-, talking when he
hought-nerms" ws near to hen Jilmt
He wa 'unable, -however, to' make out
what h waa saying... '
"I wa sound fesleep-until the man en
tered," aald Mrs. Deshftn.. "He mads a
noise thst awakened me, and at that
time he was standing right by my aid.
I leaped out and graspad hlm.Tb.eu-l
srramed. 11 psid no heed, and I was
mystified. He made hut little effort to
escspe. I cried for help and tha police
men came right away.
"I would , not- let any-man rob my
house or prriwl around without trying to
captur him. But I hat to sign a com-
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MAY BE NECESSARY
'- (Journal Special Servtra.)
'Indianapolis, July. I. Chair
man Stewart of th Prohibition
lsts ha secured an option on
Tomllnson hall for July. JO, tl
and 22. His object is not given
out, but It -Is expected thst 8wsl
low will decline th prohibition
nomination, and fn th event th '
Damocrat at 8t. Louis refuse to
take up General Miles' ' name, . 4
another Prohibitionist conven-
tlon will be held, at which Gen- ,
ral Mile Will b nominated.
The fact that Mile had auch .
a following in the regular con-
vehtlon until his name was with- -
41 .drawn makes this latter fact a
41 certainty. H might again with-- v
draw hi name, but would have 0
to do ao in a much more vigorous
" fashion, so th party leader say,
to prevent hi nam being used. J
.It Is reported that a Mter ha
been aent film to induce Jilm to
accept 1f chosen again. .0
Thomas Curry. It year old. held
giant firecracker In his hand too long andj
nearly lost a thumb and two nngers as a
result. It exploded before ho could
throw It away and th thumb. Index and
little finger of hi right hand were
aeriouslv Injured. Physicians a believe
that amputation will not be necessary.
Toung Curry 1 mployed at th Cali
fornia bakery. - . ' .'
Mis Marguerite WHey. it OUaan
street, also nrocrsatlnsted in getting rid
of a lighted firecracker. It exploded
sooner thsn shs Intended and sh ha a
hadiv.manaled hand a a result. There
are several abrasions, of ths skin while
her hand wa bad ry burned in places.
Her wounds are painiui, dui ars nui
Dr. J. W. Hill of th Hill Military
academy wa als Included In the list
of founded. A percussion cap exploded
near him and a fragment of It waa
driven Info hi hand. Physlclsns de
clare that blood poisoning will not fol
low and thst he will oon recover en
tlrely from th ffects of the wound.
Willie Boearth, It year old. 2SS Front
street, wss th -victim In an encounter
with a small bomb which was thrown
by another boy. Th bomb exploded on
striking a wall near the boy' bead. In
flicting painful and perhapa serious In
juries. His face was badly bruised and
torn and hi right; eve wss severelyin-
Jured. He mivfWUirtn ey.
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An old colored man was standing at
Flrat and "Washington si ree s .yester
day afternoon when one of the crowd
avhlfh. thrnn ired the street threw a giant
ntecracker near him. Evidently fearing
that It would cause damage to some one
In hi hand, almost completely UarlngJ
rav in naim. -
physician' offlc nd th wound dressed,
uia name was -not learned. ,
Little Laura Kelly, thf ll-year-o",d
d.nirhter of ' lr. Richmond Kelly, was
oeiehratinc at her home at Gladstone
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plaint that may send him to th peni
When Policemen Kndlcott and Gassett
arrived and took charge of Myers, he put
up a desperate fight. He ssld nothing
;during the conflict..' '--
Mrs. IVshrn-TS'TiLceper of a store on
North Third, end Is much- older tt
the, burglsr she csptured. Th police
s ra unable to understand why the man
mad no- sttempt, to get away from her.
beft-hsMt.-tB-ettH a haM fight when
the patrolmen reached the scene. .He
Is not believed to be a professions! burg
lar. Ha Is unknown In local police cir
cles. It Is acknowledged, however, that
he may be an expert - burglar, whose
scheme. la .work th deaf and dumb
dodas whon trapped, I
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Michigan Capitalist Capit
ulates to Picture of
WRITES FOR FULL DATA
Picture Appeared in Woman's Edition :
of The Journal Friends, of .
' .Miss Raab Investigate '
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There has been - much excitement .
Among the forty or more members, of
the Lmaies' Annex of th . Multnomah '
Athletic club for three weeks psst, ex
citement that has resulted" In the 0(7 ,'
fleer of the" annex: going into executive -session
snd' deciding that the -cause of
th discussion was a secret that should
be kept. Thla matter , waa kept secret
three weeks.' Then it leaked out.'
In th women's edition of. The Journal
published on May- 4, there appeared a
half page picture of a (.roup of mem
bers of the Ladies' .Auiirx of the Mult
nomah. Athletic club, A copy of the "
Paper fell into the hands of a' wi-althy
manufacturer of Grand Jtaplds. Mlch.,
whose attention' was particularly at
tracted to One member of the group. 8he
was a strikingly pretty girl of atliletlo.
build and" of a typ that is aeldomdyes -oped
outside the far western states. To
say that the Michigan man . was In
terested "would scarcely express his 1
feelings. ' After gaslng- upon and admlr- -lng
. th likeness,, , he tossed the paper -away.
Hecould not. however, dismiss
the subject from - his :mlnd. ' He re
covered th paper, took another long
look at the picture and again threw it
away. Then he picked It up once -more
and arrived at "a drupe rata conclusion.
H would ascertain the nam and ad'
dress of this young woman. .
So he cut out th picture and wrote' a '
letter, appealing for the desired lnforma-
rtlon. sent It to the women's committee
of th Multnomah Athletla club.
The officer of. the ladle' annex
looked up the Grand Rapids manufac-
-turer. They appointed " committee to
Lrinit out whn hl man hn ... aa
deeply . Interested in one; of their fa
vorite-member, ''V'jj... V-
' One of tl)l commltteSchanceti. to
know all about Grand Rapid, and sh -Conducted
th direct correspendence be- '
tween the. club and her friends In Grand
Rapids before the name of the young t
woman sbcAild be given. In the course-'
of two weeks the ladies' annex had be
come convinced that th bold man of
Gcand Raplda wa single, of excellent "'
family, a member-of a firm manufactur
ing one of the beat known carpet sweep
er. in th world, and then, without the
consent of th young woman, they sent
Miss Mildred Raab, of Burnatd street
near Fourteenth, 1 the young woman
whose picture hsd traveled all th wsy
to Michigan In th woman's edition of,"
The JburnaL .
SlncV then Mia Raab. haa naturally '
been .ah object of 'Interest -"ta..; cvfcry :
woman of th annex, and In' theprU-acy
of the club she now goe by ths" name .
of "Michigan." . .
To tha questions, "Are we all to be at
the wedding?" or "Ha he proposed.
Michigan"' or "How many letter have
you received,- Michigan?"- ah la non
commltal, . '.!- ...
There Is gray doubt at th club
bout any of th letter of th stricken
man. In Orsnd Rapids having been
answered. . Miss Raab herself is th
only one who can throw any light on
ima, ana sh4 1 preserving A discreet
Mlss Raab, In the group prKitosTgrfrTTl
On one of the large granite railings lead- .
ing ( th club. Her likeness came out
wonderfully clear. In the first leter
the tJrand Rapids' man "cut out girl and
granite block, fastened the picture to
his letter and sent It. with the cleverly
worded -note asking concerning the orig
inal of tly likeness. - - ... ,
' Among all. lof th members of the
women's , an ne non iB mnre- popujlsri
Or better liked thsn Miss Raab. She la
pretty, a brunette, and la on of th
wlttieat members of tha club, Hr
family haa lived In Portland many
year. Sh wa born here, ana --in so- ,
clety she Is a member of the best local '
"set." la the sthletlc club sh has long ;
been known among, the women on ,
of their best swimmers and fencers. In
addition to the club and society she I
a devoted church worker. . t r
POPE HAS' ATTACK OF.
; HEART PALPITATION
(Jnnraal gpeclal SerTlea.) ,
Rome, July . The pop suffered
from a sudden attack of palpitation of
the heart early1 thla morning, due to the
heat and worry over Vatican affair a. The
attack soon passed, but left his hollnaas
Wry wesk. ' Ills entourage ws much
alarmed. ' - I
txxa rABatxBS' oovaBiaa. .
(Jimroal Spei-ial Hervlca
Pryan. Tx.. July What proralas
to be the moat lmpoitant meeting evr
held y the Turin' furniTt' - mnra
opened tndav at the Wtat Ari lioli in
snd MerVsnU-sl aij-K. Tlie a-al.is
wilt continue until Krldar. Many di-
tlngillshed ssrl'iltur.il anlhni'i tll
add res the .meeting. .. lil--'i miu-i.M.m
will be given to Ui , bull tmi i
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