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PORTLAND. OREGON. -WEDNESDAY EVENING. OCTOBER 25, 1905 FOURTEEN PAGES.
PRICE TWO CENTS. i
"JAP SALE IS
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; Society of Japanese Art Admirers
- Declared to Be' a Snare by ,
Society Folic Who
NOBODY SEEMS TO
DRAW BIG PRIZES
Rewards Which Tickets Bring Worth
' Generally About the Price ol a Box
vof Cigsrettes-Meri Who Prorhoted
Scheme . Are Mysteriously Absent
' and Search for Them Fails. "'
! '"Hundreds of angry women were
- - authored about a little Japanese booth
In Twsnty-slxth street, oppoalte the
. main entrance to the exposition grounds,
- thla mornlna, denounctna the promoters
of the Society of Japanese Art Ad
," mlrers and vainly trylns to locate two
little brown men who have succeeded.
In getting . large sums of money from
many of . Portland's most fashionable
' I clt liens. - , .''.-.' .,
In the crowd were many of the moat
, prominent people In the city. Nor were
, they all women, for scores of Irate men,
threatening and . aestlculatlna, tried to
, set some one to listen to their tale of
' what they called bunko. .
Women crowded about, the clerks -in
theooth, demanding the return of their
"money. 81ant-eyed - clerks- looked at
w a them In astonishment,' and repeated to
-.all, "No sabe." Falling to secure satis
' faction or money from the clerks and
. employes at. the booth-, the women.be-
' ' Fukaa-aiara. whoae'namea are attached to
"( the certificates of membership to the
8octety of Japanese Art Admirers."
' - ' ' . Prosaoters Bodge. .
" Mr. Takata and" Mr. -Fukagawa suc
. eessfully avoided all efforts at' Inter
; views. Persistent women haunted the
.'Oriental v building, the Administration
. buildings aadther-ilacss.waeret thai-
thought It likely the promoters of the
' -! "Society tf Japanese Art Admirers" had
,"" established headquarters. . -. i
However. It Is .rumored about the
neighborhood that there are two persons
. answering the names that are signed to
the certificates. It is also said that
iney oorrowea money rrom me propria
, tor of '.'Fair Japan" with which to oper
ate the drawing contcat and that the re-
, retpts of one day's sale of tickets paid
' for the entire collection of -Tars pieces
' of oriental" workmanship." A, micro
scopical search of the grounds and vl
1 clnlty failed to reveal any one who
would claim responsibility for the draw
. Ing." The Japanese commissioner em-
r ., phatlcally disclaimed . any connection
' with or responsibility, for the transae-
Certificates of membership in the "80
' rlety of Japaneae Art Admirers" cost II.
The following legend Is printed on them
The holder if this .certificate la en
titled to Japanese good . guaranteed
worth from II to ii.ow.--r-T '
Only Small Maes Bo Fa. " '
Fortunate persons have secured prises
approximating It cents In value up to
this time. However, in the booth there
are long lists of numbers which are said
to represent big 'values. Persons hold
Ing the numbers have failed to call.
Likely they will call as soon as they
t Jea rn the value of thetr coupons.
Conspicuous In the crowd of disap
pointed ones at the booth this morning
V went oeneral Bummers and Charles Ma
. larkey. Mr. Malarkey drew a tiny doll
and a small pin as the result of his In
-vestment of $6. Oeneral Bummers drew
prises of equal value. . ' -
"I don't care very much about the
dollar I paid for the coupon," aald
pnuoaopnicai cm sen who- laughed as
soon as he discovered the nature of the
society, "but it's sure to cost me 15
. more, t was aown town with some
friend and wae boasting about my luck.
'' . I was sure I'd win something big and
.'told them to wait till my return to see
It. 11 They are waiting for me now. and
it's certainly up to me to squander for
the highballs." v . v . ,
''.'.. vt-y Oa Again. Off Afalsv-V,
An. Interesting feature in connection
- with the drawing contest Is . the fact
that patrons must visit the fair grounds.
thereby spending SS cents. On reaching
line oriental building, wnere an auction
sale is in progress, they -are Informed
'that the Society of Japanese Art Ad
mirers ; has headquarters outside the
"It may be mighty funny," aald one
,' indignant woman, who drew- an article
worth aa much as a package of ciga
rettes, "but I fall to see anything funny
about it, - Juet to think of two fellows
cheating us Out of' our money in thla
way. Why, the little upstarts must
'have made II. 000 or f 10.000 out of their
,( girne. . for (there, are more than 10,000
tickets that have been sold."
An angry old man threatened to climb
over the counter- and take a way. a dol
lar's worth by' actwal force. A mild
1 mannered girl behind the counter begged
-' him 'not to and he finally -realised that
he was one of many -victims and went
'away mutteting. . ..
Sasy to Ooattaae Ooateet. .
'" It is said the conteat wUl continue sr
sn Indefinite period. In case the pro
moters run short of prises, . down town
: stores may provide them. st not more
: then 25 cents per dosen.
1 "Lets break up the place and start
,a rough house." said a bellicose ticket
, bolder. "Let's tar . and feather the
, swindlers and run them out of town.'1
; 1 "No, let's don't." aald his companion,
.who also claimed to have been victim
ised, "let's take a Jrlnk and call it
square. I doff my hat to the brown
men. "who worked the smoothest graft
; Ing game 1 ever saw. And they worked
. -; (Continued on rfTwo.) ,
PUSIC PARTS PAIR
Cgrious Arrangement Precedent
J to Divorce Made by Dr. and
';r"' -! Mrs. Wassail, t -
' BUT TASTES VARY
Wife Is Music-Mad and to .Devote
Her Whole Time' to Her Art Will
Be Glad to ' Dispense With Her
. (Jesrssl Special Service. .,
Chicago, , Oct." IS. Proapectlve . di
vorce, which satisfies all parties' con
cerned; mutual admiration, but not love;
separation without estrangement, con
tinuance of friendliness with the abso
lute approval of the wife's parents
theae appear as the salient points In the
case of Dr. and Mrs. Joseph W. Wassail.
. Mrs.'. Wassail has determined to Insti
tute proceedings for-an absolute di
vorce. No element of bitterness will'
enter the matter. According to her own
statements the Impelling causes are the
discovery that husband and wife do not
love one another, 'and the seductive
charms of Mrs. Wassail's art -music.
The couple, who hive two little chil
dren, do not look upon the separation aa
a tragedy. . To them it ia merely an ar
rangement, carried out. as coolly and de
liberately as a real estate transaction
and designed to promote the happiness
and welfare of all concerned. " The chil
dren' will reside alternately with either
parent; the-wife will call upon her hus
band and the husband will call upon the
wife when he is, so inclined; the father-In-law
will remain a cloae "chum" of
the son-in-law and everything wilt be
harmony. -. The , couple ' were fairly
happy until Mrs. , Wassail's passion for
music became absorbing. ,
BURIES DEAD WORKMEN
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(Special Dhpateh to The Journal.)
Elgin, Or., , Oct. IS. John Johnson,
foreman- of a construction gang - for
Aden Brown, subcontractors on the
Elgin branch extension for the O Sr.
AN. company, died last evening' as a
result of a premature powder explo
Johnaon waa blown a distance of 120
feet Into the river alongside the right of
way. It is supposed Johnson attempted
to tap a keg of black powder with a
krhovel and produced a spark igniting the
explosive. - He was a Swede and claimed
to have a mother - living -. In , Oakland,
Shortly after the explosion that
snuffed out the life of Johnson. A; R.
Burke, working 1& miles down the line.
was Instantly killed by tiring pinned
between two togs. Nothing is known
of him. and the tjro unfortunates were
burled today nnoer tne eirecuon 01
George McCabe of Portland, the general
REDUCE LIMIT ON FARO
GAMES IN RENO PLACES
1.ot..I ftnal.1 bn4f. l
Reno, Nev., Oct, ti. Aa the result of
a conference held by men who own the
gambling games st Reno the limit on
faro games, which until last night was
S2S and 160, has been reduced to 111.60
and 125. The old limit was higher than
in any place In the country. Aa the
reault gameowners lost mtny thousands
of dollars, for old-time gamblers played
what is called progression, and follow
ing the system faithfully, succeeded In
making many big winnings.
The big limit was Inaugurated by a
gambler named Mart Johnson from Ban
Francisco, who opened the games snd
took the limits off. allowing patrons t
bet as ' much as . they desired. ' This
forced the others-op, until the meeting
today. ' The change msde "no material
difference in the play, for all games
were crowded... .j
ARRESTED ON CHARGE
' OF EMBEZZLING MONEY
'. (Special Dhpeteb to Tae Jmn-aal.) -BnoksneJ
Wash.. Oct. 36. Robert Hay-
den. bartender In the. Coney Island cafe.
In Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, was tarreated
Rathdrum this morning on a warrant
charging the embexalement of 170 from
his employer, O.' A. Crlttendon. Two
other men have also been arrested on
suspicion 'of being Implicated.
BIG WHEAT DEAL IS
MADE AT WALLA WALLA
(Apeetsl Dlspetrfe t Tke Jnaraai.) ' ,
Walla Walla. Wash., Oct. IS. The
biggest wheat deal of the year waaenada
here yesterday -afternoon whn Drum-
heller Bros, sold the Jones-Scott com
pany 11,000 bushels of bluestem at (tU
cents free on board cars. The wheat Is
stored In different warehouses In Walls
Walla and Franklin counties.
IN THE CHINESE ARMY
(Jearsst Special Service.) '-
Shanghai, Oct, 16. The Chlneas army
maneuvers, according to modem plans.
a re now Jn progress. Foreign officers
are surprised at the efficiency of the
troops and Say that the Improvement in
the Chinese troops Is sensational. , .
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I'llllVVLV-l'llll I I II V 1 Hi rW
U1VU00L0 UUUHJHI U '
111 R WDIIL1E . 1
Harrmtan ; Special, VVitH PresJ
' dent's Dauighter Aboard, Fly--ing
Over the Continent.
FROM SAN FRANCISCO TO :
OMAHA IN FORTY HOURS
Miss Roosevelt Greatly Enjoying the
TripeTalk of the President's Pro
' testing the Speed Is Declared by
Officials to Be All Nonsense. f
' " ", .' (Joersal BpeeUl Berrlce.t
' 'Omaha,' Oct. 16. The Harrlman spe
cial with Miss - Alice 'Roosevelt - aa - the
guest of honor aboard reached here at
: 15 o'clock thla morning having -made
the run from San Francisco lh S hours
and H minutes,- sixteen '! hours - ahead
of the regular schedule. Director. Krutt
schnttt of the Union Pad Ho says that
the tslk of the president's protesting
agalnatf the speed of the train 1 is all
nonsense.- He says that the newspapers
made, a' faster schedule than could' be
run.-' . ' i
The special passed through Kearney,
Nebraska without . stopping at - 4:81
o'clock this morning going through the
city st a mfle a minute. "The train made
the miles from North Platte to Kear
ney In .9S minutes and from Grand Is
land to Columbus. 61 miles, .in 51 mln
utea. The pilot tralmwas hardly able to
keep - ahead. The special passed Fre
mont at TO miles an hour , without 'a stop.
The pilot was forced to sidetrack on ac
count of a hot box,-. , 1
The. distance. from San Frahcisoo to
Ogden was covered In 10 hours and 4
minutes, an average of 41 miles an hour
across the- mountains. , At -Omaha tne
train was transferred to the Chicago A
Northwestern tracks'-snd the' Journey
continued to Chicago. - i.
It was reported that the- president Is
worried. lest-his daughter meet with a
mishap on the 'record breaking trip and
has requested1 that shs . tske another
train or that slower time be made,-which
resulted tn a slower schedule from here
east than at first. intended. . - ..
Miss Roosevelt is enjoying ' the fast
trip ; Immensely and Is, dellglited with
the record being msde.
FLATHEAD INDIANS - .
KICK SQUAWTO DEATH
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j (Joursal Baeeial Servlre.1 ; '-
. Rutte. Mont. Oct, 2V Chief Michelle,
a Flathead Indlnn, and tour bucks have
been arrested, 'charged with murdering
a squaw of Camas Prairie. The woman
waa kicked .to death during a drunken
carouse. Michelle - is wealthy owning
several bands-of cattle. . ... ' - -
SIXTY KILLED IN RIOTS
(Josraal gperlal Rrrrica.) 1"
Santiago, Chile, Oct. II. Three thou-
tsnd troop arrived here last- night.
Order Is restored' -and it Is believed that
10 wets killed in the rioting. ; - . ,
Photograph of Miss ' Alice Roosevelt coming down the ' ship's ladder,
' taken on her recent trip to the orient with Secretary Taft, who looms
' in the background. Miss Roosevelt says the gifts made her, some of
which are here shown, are of little value and Taft calls them "junk."
Toys for Boys
A mechanical toy free with each copy "of THE SUNDAY JOUR
, NAL, beginning Sunday, November 25, 1905. -
.There will be eight toys, one with each copy of The Sunday
Journal for eight consecutive weeks. . .
' THE TOYS ARE ENTITLED
"Way Down Squtlf in Dixie."
"Iii the Swim." : :
Every one who buys a copy of The Sunday Journal for 5 cents,
, will get a toy. ' 1 . ' y .' ' - j, '.
It is a ndvelty that will amuse, Instruct and interest the children,
and through them, the old folks. '
. Get your name yn the list ior THE SUNDAY JOURNAL NOW.
v Daily and Sunday Journal, only 15 cents a week" by carrier; ORDER
I5IOW, if you do hot already take THE JOURNAL, and thus make
sure of getting the . toys free with THE SUNDAY JOURNAL,
.'the most interesting, brightest,' snappiest Sunday piper circulated
in the' Oregon country. Fhone Main 500; " V - .
MYSTERY SHROUDS SUICIDE
OF OHIO SOCIETY GIRl
Member of Rockefeller's Sunday
. School Clatt Shoots Her
L: WJn 'New" York. . .
. , ... ,-, .- (loorssl Special Service.) -
New Tork, -Oct. IS. Believed to be a
member of one of the beat families In
Akron. Ohio, who recently returned from
Cleveland, where she was a member of
Joh'n D. Rockefeller's Bynnsy school, a
young woman who registered a week
sgo as Miss Mas Jeanriette Csley has
committed suicide by shootlns herself In
her apartments In the Hotel Aberdeen of
this city. '
.' Surrounded br evidence of wealth and
refinement, the cause of the young
woman's act was a mystery to the police.
who Jiave worked without result. The
only note left was evidently addressed
to- her sister and told of the girl's
anguish of-mind before the, deed was
committed.. It was directed to Mies Lil
lian lenders. The Pestle, Tarrytowiv-on-the-Hudsnn.
Affectionate letters Were
found In the spartmest signed "Jack."
President Cheered on Arrival at
Little Rock, Where He Speaks
, to an Immense Throng
; of People, t '
LOEB AND DETECTIVE!
ENGAGE IN FIST FIGHT
Roosevelt Witnesses the Battle and
Helpa Separata Combatants Clad
in Pajamas and Rubber Coat, Ex
ecutive Talks to Crowd at Midnight
' in Pouring Rain.
. (Jeorasl Special Brrrtee.)
Little Rock, Ark., Oct. 2K After trav-
ellngiall nlgt from Birmingham, Ala
bama; Prealdent Roosevelt and his party
reached Little -Rock at t o'clock this
morning In their special train. He was
received at the stiaxlon by the mayor of
the city and a reception committee of
and Girls Free i
"SetvSaw Margery Daw."
"Village Blacksmith." .
JUSJICE OF THE flM'
CAUGHT STEALING ICE
Baretow Official Mutt Resign
and Leave Town for Looting
Cars on Santa Fe Road.
(lowest Special Service.)---
Ban Bernardino, Cel., Oct. II. Justice
of the Peace t C. Currier of Barstow
has' been caught stealing loe snd will
be asked for his resignation at Mon
day's meeting of the eounty supervisors.
A criminal prosecution will follow his
refusal. Currier has been under suspicion
for some time peat. . 81a weeks ago a
negro was srrested for stealing from s
refrigerator-car, and waa discharged by
him In spite of the fact' that officers
caught the negro In the act and he eon
f eased. ., :, - " .
It is also said that Currier had a hand
in stealing hams and selling them to a
Chinese restaurant-keeper, who waa ar
rested and nearly sent to the penitenti
ary for the crime. . It .waa to thla Chi
nese, Wong Keev that Currier furnished
Ire. and the-Chinees Informed, the nf
Octfa, wno set a watch oa the Ju0.
SAYS PUBLIC r.l
Actuary of Mutual Gives Long
Explanation of Deferred :)
HIS LIST OF FIGURES
, , STAGGERS .THE AUDIENCE
Committee of Investlgsrion Adjourns
Until November Eighth When First
Witness to" Be- Called WUl Be
James Hasen Hyde. '
(Journal Special Service.) '
New York. Oct. 2. Emery McClln-
tock. actuary of the Mutual Life Insur
ance company, was again called to the
stand by ,the legislative investigation
commission this morning and questioned
at length regarding the deferred divi
dend system, of which he gave a long
explanation. Hs said: i-
"The surplus ha a confused the public
mind. It is not as most people appear
to think, jaoraethlng to play with, but
Is the reserve; from . Interest
McClln tock talked long and earneatly
on the-methods of computing dividends
snd seemed satisfied with his own ex
planation, which he aald he thought
"made it ' clear." H launched Into a
long explanation aa to why dividends
decreased. - Instead of Increaaing. , but
seamed to satisfy , himself. If no one
else, tost it was alt light, and that the
Involved reasons given were sufficient
to account for. the conditions. . ;
In explaining why the policies' drew
less dividends aa they grew older, Mr.
McCllntock aald that the rate of Interest
S years sgo was H per oent, which
was distributed to, the ' policy-holders
but had been progressively diminished
very year until it was 4 S-lt per cant
at the Sad of the year 1101. 'It la now
-a -per- cent-- The nolle v- holdr
however, only gets what 1s above 4 per
The .committee adjourned to Kovemj
ber I, when Jamea H. Hyde will be the
first witness, t - - :
Teaterday afternoon . C. J. Smith, a
newspaper man, gave - details of the
colored report sent out by the Mutual
regarding the inveatlgatton proceeding
Mr. Smith wrote these reports and sub
mitted them to Allan Foreman and ft a
line was paid by the Mutual Life for theft
service.. In one dispatch. Mr. smith
wrote that McCurdy's attitude on the
stand made a distinctly favorable Im
pression, and for thla he had to pay tt
a line. Following Smith.. Walter Built,
van. who has chsrge of the magaslne
advertisement, waa called; He stated
that that Mutual spent laat year HJ.000
In magaslne advertising, 130.000 In in
surance papers, but be could not tell
where the remainder of the account of
$311,000 spent for advertising last year
John R. Hegeman, prealdent of the
Metropolitan Life, stated that while his
company . earned collateral loans
throughout the year, none' appeared In
the actual report, aa all were transferred
the day before the report waa Issued to
Vermllve A Co., bankers, -ind were
bought back the day aftsr the report
waa Issued. This waa done be stated
to avoid the horde of applications for
call loans from the Wall street district
Hegeman admitted that he had loaned
large sums of money to strong personal
friends, like President McCall. at 1H
per oent Interest. SlmlMar loans had
been made to Silas T. putcher. He
stated that $S7S.S00 wag given to the
Industrial policy-holders of his com
pany last year without sny obligation
whatever. . . . 1
( Objects to Being Ousted. .
' ' (Journal Special Service.!
Jefferson City. Ma. Oct. 18. Attor
neys of the New Tork Life Insurance
company appeared this afternoon before
Inaurance Commissioner Vandlver to
protest agalnat - Vandlver's proposed
ouster proceedings sgalnst the New Tork
STARVES HIMSELF TO ..
CHEAT THE. GALLOWS
' (loaresl Special gcrvtee.) - '
Butte, Mont., Oct. ts. Jamas F.
Barnes, charged with the murder of
Patrick Hanley of ,thls city, September
t, died in prison laat night apparently
from self-imposed starvation. He at
tempted suicide recently by eating the
heads of matches. A mob attempted to
batter down the jail doore and lynch
him the day following the killing, and
thla preyed upon the prisoner's mind.
Barnes came to Butte from Chlco, Cali
fornia, where he hae a wife and child.
He served two years In San Quentlo
prison for shooting a man.
. . ELQPES WITri A YOUTH
(learsal Sseetal Service.)
Sioux City, la.. Oct. 11. Unable longer
to control the infatuation she had for
Thomas Eassa, her It-yssr-nld cousin,
since he was an, Infant, Mrs. Mary Kassa,
widow aged 4e. eloped with him and
took, him to Sioux Falls to marry her.
When he was a babe la Furope the
woman says she loved him with the love
Of a woman. She tiaa never been able
to free herself from her effect Ion tot
him. ' '
tt. . A.'ZMeta) yvealdswi
1, , ., Oct.- IS. The Nasl
1 t cnoveptlnn t
1 tt New To t r
V of t -
Many Killed in Battles Between
Strikers and Cossacks '
':. Barricades . Are v V
,:'. ' " ; , ' I Erected. -y;
ANARCHY EXISTS AT RIGA
GOVERNMENT SHOPS BURN
Only One Train Runs Into Moscow
Railway- Traffic Is Complete!
Tied UpTrouble Is Hourly Grow
. ing Worse Throughout the Empire
of the Caar. ; -.'
(Journal Special Service.)
8t Petersburg, Oct, 2. (Bulletin-
Workmen this afternoon voted a general
atrlke to tie up all industries,
fjstnee Hllkoff submitted a request of
the council of empire to meet with the '
csar and discuss the strike.
(Jdorsal Special Service.) T
St. Petersburg, Oct. 'Ji. As a reault
of th strike, bloody conflicts are re
ported In msny parts of the empire,
where Cossacks have attaoked parading
workmen and many of the latter have
been slain or wounded.
At Ekaterinoslaf there were two baU
ties today between the troops and atrlk-
era snd many were killed on both ooca
slons. Barricades have been erected by
Ihe populace, who refuse to disperse.'
Repeated charges by the Cossacks failed
to dislodge them, and the red flag stlU
floats above the hastily constructed bar
Hcade of telegraph . poles, and - pa vine;
stones.' '!-,, , . .. i " .('.. i
Anarchy exists at Riga. There' are
frequent bloody affrays with many cas
ualties. Three government shops .were
destroyed. the railroad cashier murdered' .
snd Se.Oeo yoebles stolen, - " . '
A train was roi -Into fo'r tnA.
aceompaal-t ty -t it " ' The e -
sHner-waiorjRecA wua a.th If re
dld not deaeit, but h Muck' to ills poet.,
The strikers attacked the troops guard
ing the train at several stations. This
was the only train to enter the capital.
'Dispatches from various' districts say
that the trouble 4s growing worse and
that , revolutionists are gathering with
the announced intention of tteing up
labor of every claas throughout the en
tire country unless the demands of the
Strikers as they now stand are granted.
' Wounded Troops Stalled.
The tleup prevented the British are
baaaador from leaving today, as be in
tended, for his two months' leava at
home. A trsin bearing too sick' and
wounded soldiers returning' from the
war were atalled near the city. The
sufferers csnnot be taken Into the hos
The capital Is completely Isolated
from the outside provinces. The rail- .
way men held a meeting here last night -at
which more than I.eSO -employes
were present and It waa decided that alt
railways entering St. Petersburg should
be tied up today. Deputations ; wrerer
sent to Prince Hllkoff and Count Wltte,
The demsnds made are for a convoca
tion of a eonstltuent assembly electee)
ty direct universal suffrage and political
Count Wltte received the deputation
and pointed out to them that many of
their demands were worthy of attention,
but that some were utterly impossible
In any country. He. however, promised
that liberty of meeting and of the presa
should be granted at once.' He advised
the men to end the strike, and told them
that he would confer with Piinoe Hllkoff
as to the best means of arranging for
solution of the queatlona they had pre- -sented.
The meeting at the university
then postponed - action until a deputa
tion could confer with Prince Hllkoff.
which It Is hoped to bring about today.
CRIMINAL SOU OF WEALTHY
PAREHTS CAPTUiiED "
George Webster, Wephew
Former Missouri Governor,
Notorious Desperado. ; -
(Journal Special Service.)
Chicago.. Oct. 2S. Oeorge Webster. SS),
all-round International criminal, son of .
well-to-do parents in Buffalo, Nsw
Tork, nephew of;.- the former governor .
of Missouri, wastsptured after a piato)
duel with officers from the Desplsines
street station In a barricaded room oa
the second floor early this -morning.
Webstar Is one of the beet-known end
moat dangerous criminals In the United
States, according to records. -Twice he
haa stood in the shsdow of the gallows,
convicted and sentenced"' to be hanged
tor murder. In both Instances be
escaped aa the result Of the Influence
of wealthy Missouri relatives. Oa twe
ores si ens he was sentenced to life Inv..
A short time otter hie eaptore ho wss
Identified by the employes of the D. T.
Hrr Teaming company as the leader of
a trio which held them np, -bound and
gatged thsra and then robbed tke s I
of the company's office some weelre e-
T hars hilled one or two t '
If yea hadn't had the em tt ' "
Webster to Detectives .'
"I suppose It f" 1
how. snd I won it ;
tsken a iroj ei t-e
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