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VOL. IV. . NO. , 5.
; ' PORTLAND, OREGON, SUNDAY MORNING. APRIL 4. 14, 1907.
PRICE FIVE CENTS.
Good Work in Oregon
rBut'HoIds Society to
Corruption Everywhere,; 8ay
. Editor Who Found Old. Old
Story of Dishonesty Publlo
; tty Only Hope of Curing Ills
That Afflict Our Government.
(Hntrt News by Umfmt Um4 Wire.)
San . Franclaeo, April 11. Lincoln
teffens. tha graft tnveatlgator, la avals
la tha city, aftar having baan away for
tlx waaka In Oregon, whara ha want to
look into tha atata of corruption. . Ha
came to Ban- Franclaeo t in February
to turn tha light of publicity upon' tha
anal" administration, tta political
boaaea and tha bribe-giving official! of
tha publlo servloe - sorporatlona. But
finding that Uenay had a long way to
travaraa to tha and of hla labora Staff
na bethought, himself to keep busy
until tha local situation had cleared
somewhat to permit of aa unobaourod
view of our cirlo same. Accordingly
ha want to Oregon, expecting to apend
two or three waaka In hla lnveatlga
ttona. Instead ha remained alx waaka
and et!U did not get-to tha bottom.
"It la tha old, old story," ha aald;
"tha atory of graft If la a beaten trail
to ma oWi I no longer oare toward
what city I direct my Investigations.
It la all tha aama. Corruption la every
where. Tha publlo think It la new.
Because tha scene la aat In new loca-
tlona and tha names of tha pereone are
new. But it la not new. ' v
"I do not consider persona, . I do not
care that an tr Ividual la corrupt. I
m intereated in tha clroumetancee that
tan mhke graft poaalbla In tha condition
of society that glvea thle opportunity
for tha proatltution of publlo effloe to
private, gain. Tha publlo ia responsible.
Same aa msswbsrs.-'
"It la the aama in Oregon aa every
where else, aa In Plttaburg, In Philadel
phia, . In San Franclaeo, and. in Wssh
Ington. Our government ia not repre
sentative of ua. but of crooke in tha
public aervica corporationa, la tha apo
dal interests, which In order to ob
tain valuable privllegea must corrupt
all that can oppose them. They Influ
ence thla peraon and that . person, nd
they in turn bearuipon others, and aoon
tha whole ayatera la vicious. Tha pub
lla la affected, and the only difference
la that tha governing eiaaa ia tne teaat
nrnmilai-B nart of the public In seek-
ing advantage they have revolutionised
the wnoia government.
What la needed la a atrong presen
tation of facts to tha publlo to roues It
to an appreciation or me a anger. .
"Honey did a big work In tha" land
frauds of Oregon. Not alone becauee
he has put men in Jail, but aama of tha
cltlsena of the atata who before had
thought they were entirely reapectable
and euperlor peraona ware shown to be
allied with tha grafters,' The exposures
deterred tha grafters in ether llnea for
a time, and made them laaa bold in their
operations, but the aondlUon yet re-
mHire hi Ban Franclaeo It la tha same,
When Heney will havs uncovered tha
whole ellmy trail of corruption, and
ahown what really la tha governing
Real Reason Prisoner
;ls Anxious, to Secure
Bail Is On Account
of l-Jis Frail Wife
Heroine of Murder Trial Hi With
Consumption and a ". Mere
Physical Wreck- Thaw JtW
Delmas to -Get Him Out on
.' Bail or He Will Lose His Job.
(Continued on Page Four.)
(PnMlahers rreaa by Special teased Wire.)
New York. April II. The real rea
son for Harry K. . TbaWs daalre to be
admitted to ball Immediately pending
hla retrial for ' tha killing of Stanford
White, aalda from hla natural craving
for freedom, it developed - tonight, la
that ha feara hla wife may utterly ool
lapaa unlaaa ha can gat her away from
New Tork at once. .-
Evelyn la a wreck. . One of tha men
who haa been ' her oonetant attendant
ever alnoa Thaw's arrest confessed to
day that tha greatest worry . of the
whole Thaar family Is Evelyn's health..
"Since last July," aald tha attendant.
"Mrs.. Thaw haa waated away 60 per
eent. - She la only a ehadow of herself.
If aha abould eatch cold and It aettled
on her lungs, .In her preaant physical
condition, it would, mean , almoat car;
tain death to her." . '
His wife's condition furnished - the
real motive for the demand Thaw will
make during the coming week for hla
release tinder $260,000 ball. Evelyn re
fuses to leave New Tork without her
husband. ' c ' .- ' r
' afmass te beawe arry. . 1
-Members of tha family have coaxed
her In vain to oonaent to any number of
little trips planned for warmer ollraea
and reat resorts where she could re
cuperate, but tha fltUs wife Insists her
piece la by 'her husband, and it will be
New Tork 'for her unless. Harry can
Peraona who do not look kindly upon
Thaw's defense are Inclined to , find
In hla anxiety regarding hla' wife, and
eapeclally the 'Intereet auddenly being
ahown In her oy ma reiauvea. a aeirian
motive. They point out that tha only
thing which gave Thaw the ghoat of
a Chance In hla recent trial waa Evelyn's
appearance on tha atand. If aha abould
die or abould fall ao that aha would be
unable to go on the atsnd and repeat
her awful atory, - oplnlono generally
agree that It. would take far leas than
47 hours for a iurv to a tree and that
it would probably be tha death chair for
the slayer of Whits,
Thaw's anxiety to. get out of prison
was demonstrated today In a aeaalon he
bad ia tha Wombs with Delmas, . the
lawyer who practically conducted tha
defense. Thaw, it la said, practically
put It up to Delmas ta get him out
on ball lf ha wlahed to remain .in the
case. Thaw openly charged that the
Callfornlan, so ths story leaked out of
tha Tomba. had thrown - away hla
chances with ths jury by his plea of
Juatlft cation. .
"Now go and make 'good. Oat ma out
of hers on ball. That's tha thing I
want now." -
Thla Is tha remark which Thaw Is
reported to have thundered- down the
corridor after Delmsa aa ha beat a haaty
retreat from ths cell. . :
IS THIS YOUR IDEAL OF BEAUTY?
. . .
(Continued on Pago Four.)
Clerk Charges Him With Selling
and Using the Money Obtained for
His Own Purposes -
Realdenta at the Carleton, a fashion
able boarding houaa at tha corner of
Alder and Thirteenth atreeta, are agog
ever the arrest of , Sam MeCredle. a
sapper young man who with hla wife
haa been living with eonelderable ap-
roprance o weaun ana aiyie i m
riiton for some weeka.
Mr. MrCredla Is charged wun emoes
alement He was captured at Vancouver
yesterday afternoon by Detective Hell
rer, and falling to eecure bond he spent
tha night In Jail.
Clerk stakes Charge.
It la alleged that ha aecured tha
confidence of a drygoods dark, C W.
Iiouaing, at a local department store,
who had accumulated soma mining
tork and that MeCredle got possession
of the atock under an arrangement Aitt
lia was to aall It at advanced prloea and
divide tha profits' with Dousing. It la
rharged by Dousing that MeCredle. af
ter getting him to Indorse the abares
In blank, converted the atock fa to caab
and appropriated tha money to his own
""Dousing had 1006 shares of Lee's
Creek company atock which MeCredle,
It la alleged, represented that he could
crll at l cente per share, provided Doua.
Ing conld add 4.000 aharea to the block
and mske It 10,000 shares. This Dousing
did and while ths negotiation was pro
gressing it waa revealed that Dousing
also poaeeaaed four aharae of J. O. Lee
company atock. This MoCredle said ha
could aall for ISO per ahare - it four
aharea wars added to make a block of
It aharea. -
' MoCredle Apprehended,
Again Dousing aroaa to tha altuatlon
and after all the aharea had been duly
Indorsed in blank to MeCredle the lau
tar. failed to materialises with tha pro
ceeds sad declare the ; promised dlvl
alon of profit a. Aftar Doualng's aua
plclona reached tha acuta auge ha filed
Information and a detective waa aant
after MeCredle. Ths latter bad left
word that ho was on tha way to Chi
cago on bualneaa tor hla uncle, J. Du
Bola, of the McMlnnvllIa hotel, but It
waa aaeertalned that ha had gone to
Seattle Instead. Later It waa learned
that ha bad returned to Vancouver and
there ha was apprehended yeatarday. .
It la alleged that MeCredle sold tha
X. C. Las atock to Broker Catlln of
Portland for tlO par ehara, and tha
.ee'e Creek company atock to Dr.
Smith-of East Portland for 1H cents
per ahare. ...
Last evening MfCredle waa "released
on deposit of 19 oast) ball given by
L. J. Wilde.
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Ida De Marlon, Ona of tha Winners of tha Chicago Tribune. Beauty
, 5 ,: Conteat. CJopyrlfht by Chloago Trlbnne.
ALL JOIN IN BEAUTY
Contest. Becomes Internationar in Scope.
Twenty-Four Newspapers; Seeking the
( . . Mnct Roaiitilnl Wnman N
mugs uuuuinui ii wiiiuii
Ths Journal's great beauty . ajuest la
now fairly under way. Next week' a
double page with portraits of tS beau
tiful Oregon women will be published.
Every . mall brings . pictures from all
sections of tha state, but there are
many beautiful women whoaa photos
havs not yst reached Ths Journal office.
All readers are requeated to aend la tha
photographs of every beautiful woman
they know.. : . , .. .. - ,.- ...
There are 14 great newspapers now
engaged In the beauty queaU They are
Chicago Tribune, Boston Herald, Buf
falo Times, Denver Post, Cleveland
Leader, St. Paul Newe,, Indlanapolla
Star, Detroit Newa-Trtbune, New Tork
World. Milwaukee Sentinel, - Philadel
phia Inquirer, Dea Molnee News.. Pitts
burg . oasette-Tlmea, omana Newa,
Louisville Courier-Journal, 8 an . Fran
cisco Call, 8L Loula Republic, Provl
dsnce Tribune, Washington , , Times,
Minneapolis News, Columbns "Mspatoh,
Salt Lake Tribune, .Portland toregsnj
Journal. Nashville American.
' In Canada the' Montreal Standard Is
conducting a beauty quest. Other Can
ada panara are to follow, and 'ths eon-
teat thueassomee InternaUonsJ aspects.
Ths winner of eaoh atata sonteat enters
ths national competition and the winner
of the national competition will prob
ably compete with the winners of ths
eompetlttona being held throughout Eu
rope. Thus ths most beautiful woman
In the world will be selected aad pro
claimed. Phe ought to be aa Oregon woman.
The newepapera of tha elate are as
sisting Ths Journal In lta beauty queat.
firm In tha belief that thla atata pro
duces ths finest type or beauty. - .
. The Newberg Enterprise aaysi "The
Oregon Journal now- has a beauty eon
teat on with a number af eastern pa-
(Contlnued on Fags Two.)
AGTOR IS BOUND TO VOTE
Gleason of Baker Company, Turned Down Because Only Father
, Naturalized, Begins Mandamus Proceedings Against
: .;'.'.' County Clerk. , .
FME OF $29,2
Rockefeller's Concern Convicted in Federal Court
ressinns and Reductions Fmm Railrrmri:
Billy" Oleaaon, whom "everybody
knowe aa a leading character aotor of
the Baker atock company, wanta ta east
his vots In the - approaohlng Portland
election. Indeed, "Billy" la ao anxloua
to vote that ha ta willing to apand a
good-alaed slice of his weekly salary to
get thea- .
Laat Thursday tha Jolly Old Man of
tha Baker presented himself at the
county courthouae and asked . to have
hla name duly placed upon the registra
tion beeka Frank Flelda gave him a
cold atony atare figuratively apeak-Ina-
of course and nodded to the next
customer. Waa Uncle Billy madt Oh,
my ! Tou would have thought OS waa
4oing oaavy xor a cnange, t ,.,,.(''
- Tha trouble was that Mr. Olaasoa In
nocently sdmlttad that he was bom In
Ireland. Now, who would havs thought
"Billy" Oleaaon came all the way from
Ireland T And from .Tlpperary county,
too. Mr. Oleaaon waa bora la Tlpper
ary county IT year a ago, and vary soon
after hla birth ha brought hla parents
to America. In Cincinnati In lilt he
had his father take out papers and be
come a naturalised cltlaen of tha United
"Billy- never took out naturalisation
papers of his own. Hs become of. legal
age and voted, and haa voted aver since.
Naturally, he waa wroth to be' told that
(Continued en Fags TwX ,
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':' saei e al A ' awWaB . ej m M .-' . m
umcago, Apru u. ine atanqara uu company was touna guilty at 10 o'clock to
night of rebating, by a jury in Federal Judge Landis' court. The jury declared the
trust was not guilty on 441 counts of the indictment, but that it was liable on 1,462
counts. t The maximum fine is $20,000 on each count arid the nunimum $1,000. There
fore the maximum gross fines may aggregate $29,240,000. -
The jury retired to consider the
evidence at 6:12 p. m. . and do
voted two hours of the time in
tervening between the retirement
from court and the return to ren
der a verdict to eating a course
dinner. The minds of the jurors
were made up. They had been
listpnincr tn th sv!n.A tnr
---"---a. w , v iViVllVW ia OlA
weeks and evidently arrived at a
conclusion before the final argu
ments, judge Landis returned
from dinner attired in a full dress
suit He opened court, sent for
the jury and receivedthe verdict.
Immediately upon reading the
verdict the attorneys for the oil
company moved for a new trial,
and next week was set as tho
time for hearing arguments on
the motion. Before this motion
is , disposed of the question of
whether the defendant can be
fined on more than one . count
must' be determined. Whether
the court has any discretion to
ignore the jury's findings and fine
on but one count is a' disputed
question. - , ,
' ' Marlmnm Flas Jaiaa.- . ... . '
Ths defense does, not believe that the
court will inflict Such an unprecedented
and enormoua sum - In flnea. United
States District Attorney 81ms declares
ths full penalty la each case will not
be disproportionate. He saya that if a
common criminal is sentenced to prison
iur a year ror ina inert or en artixia
worth a few dollars, then the Unpoaltlon
of 129,240,004 In fines against a corpo
ration worth $100,000,000, a largo por
tion of which wealth was amassed by
collecting rebates, will be reasonable and
according to tha practice of ths courts
in easea of petty criminals. -
The hlgh-prloed lawyers for the, ell
company were creatfallea over their de.
feat. They expreas a determination to
carry the ease to the supreme court
rather than permit their ellenta ta pay
the great fine. If a single fine of
few thousand dollars Is imposed they
will pay It. . but If tha fins exceeds
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iw.vvv iu.j wiu nu, a aesperats
fight before advising payment -
The Standard Oil company of Indiana
waa Indicted by tha federal grand jury
of the northern district of Illinois for
accepting concessions in storage
charges, reductions ta rates and receiv
ing other advantages of railroad dis
crimination which wans equivalent to
concessions in rates. The Indictment
contained 1,104 count The amounts
alleged to have been given the company
aggregated UTt.tOO within It montha.
Competitor plecrlm tested Agalast.
Ths shipments were from Whiting,
Indiana, to East Bt Louis. Illlnola, and
from ChappeU, Illlnola, to St Loula.
Ths Investigation of ths grand Jury
AS HOME FOR A
Little One Is No Longer Than a
Foot Rule and Just Able to
Make Noise When It Cries
Hands and Feet of Baby Are
. - No Larger Than Marbles.
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(Special Dteeetea te Tee Jearaatl
' XTlma, Wash., . April II. There was
bora ' to - tha wife of Milton . Burgeon
Thureday a child . that weighed at
birth but . two pounds. Bo ilght . and
frail waa tha tiny plaos of humAnlty
that Dr. Blair of Elma.. tha attending
phyalclan, in ths absenos of better fa
cilities ordered a ohlokea .Incubator Im
mediately provided for the newborn
babe, and that ths child be placed in it
at ones and tha temperature kept at
blood beat. With careful watching and
attention tha child haa eontlnued to
live, it la kept wrapped In tha f tnaat
and eofteet cotton batting.
Although tha child was prematurely
bora by four montha It now gives every
promlss of . living. It Is not longer
than a foot rule and Just abla to maks
a noise when it cries, its little handa
are clinched and are not larger than
ordinary marbles. Its breathing la per.
oeptlble and regular.
The temperature that Is maintained 1
oauaea tha Uttls oreature to perspire
freely.. Ths father and mother of the
ehlld are living on a farm about three
mllea from Elma. Tho babe Is thslr
first born aad is a girl. '
v WILL RETURN TO WORK
(FaMlsh-re Press by perls Leased Wire.)
Loralns, O, April 11. Hundreda of
ehlpbulhlera employed by tha American
Shipbuilding oompany will return to
work Monday .morning, it was stated
upon good authority tonight. Tha men
struck beoauss President Wallace would
not grant them aa audience when they
desired to request a shorter work day.
Fir Rages tn Owoeeo.
(PsMlssera Press ay 'Sseela Leased wve.l
Owoeeo, MlctL, AprU II. Fire de
stroyed ths city fire building tonight
Ths firemen were slumbering when the
names broke out and were almoat con
sumed In their beds. Ths engine house
oontalnad all the flrs-flghting apparatua
tn town and It waa only by hereto ef
forts this was eaved.
Washington Tlmbermen Will
Eliminate All Questions Be
fore' Board Except That of
Opening Portland Gateway
Full Hearing Impossible Now.
.Seattle, April 11. The Interstate
commerce commission are aeektng to
eliminate all questions in tha big suit
brought by ths Washington lumbar-
men aava tha queatlon of the opening of
wihe Portland gateway, and will un
doubtedly bo allowed to fix 'the. scops
or ths railroad Inquiry. -The lumber
men. Insistent at the outaet upon mak
ing a fight agalnat III railroads, are In
a mood to accept ths Interstate com
merce commlaaioa's views.
Both Jamee M. Aabton and AnaUa H.
Griffith, attorneys for ths m 111m en, are
In fsvor of seceding to the Interstate
commerce oommlaalon's auggeetlon. and
tha lumbermen can be expected to take
the view of their counsellors. Ths at-
tomeya do not want to be overly In
sistent In mattera of procedure before a
quaal-Judlclal body that will hear their
caas, x -
A meeting of the lumbermen's com
mittee will be held early thla week to
ree upon a program. Correspon
dence between the attorneya and the in
terstate commerce commission show
ing plainly that the. temper of the com
mission la against an extended inquiry
will be laid before tha mltimen'B com
mittee at that time. - -
It la aaaerted by tha lnteratata com
merce commission that If the mlllmen
demand a full Inquiry tha hearing will
have ta be postponed Indefinitely until
enough time can be given to listen to
all tho evidence affecting each road.
Tha Intimation la given that If the in
quiry is limited to tha opening of the
Portland gateway tha questlona Involved
can be aettled early.
Since the anlllmen have asked that a
precedent be eatabllahed at ones, ths
commission's intimation of an early
hearing will have great Influence In
favor of tha Portland teat
I.aff to Manage Phillies.
Philadelphia. AprU II. President
John L Taylor of ths Boston American
League club, announced tonight that hs
had aecured George Huff to manage the
team. Huff, who la at present athletic
director of the Illlnola university, haa
signed a " three-years' contract with Boa
ton and will take charge in a few days.
(ConUnuad oa Page Two.
aW-V a ' I -pA 11 f I P i t ilA Ii I A IV I A f I V
OtLL I U VV tU VVUIVIMIM vv nVJ
LOVES HIM DESPITE ALL
- Love alone forgave all tha wrongs
which lease Luke bad done to MUe
Nettie Miller even the elopement f
Luke with Miss Miller's pretty lt-year-old
half sister. Xatls Bevana, and the
wronged woman who waa wife foy two
years In all but legal acquiescence, came
to Portland yeatarday and. In order to
save II possible Luke from punisnmem
tha court, aecured his release from ths
county Jail long enough to marry nun.
It waa only another chapter In a
story about a womaa who sacrificed ev
erything for the man ana loves,
. - Traasf erred KU Affeettoaa.
mh one wee written when
Jease Luke and Nettle Miller met. loved
end married, but forgot to ooaerve "
legal formalities of a wedding, aa It
waa learned only lately.. Chapter num
ber two embraces the arrival on. the
scene of ls-year-old Katie Bevana, half
sister of the wife, the transference of
the husband a affections te the younger
girl and their sensational elopement
Chapter number three le tragic: A
polloeman,' fired by an offer of a 1st
reward b 'the father sf the girl, be-
comea active long enough to land the
elnrra In Jail.
Tha lovara are separated, the girl le
taken home to her parents Bobbing
that aha wUl be true UU death, aad- the
man la dragged off to Portland uid
thrown Into the county baatile.
Finally, oomea chapter number four,
written now - for the first time. The
outraged wife appeared on bended knee
to beg absolution for the man aha atlll
lovea Hoping to mitigate the law's
vengeance, aha cornea to Portland and
goes through the legal ceremony which
tUla ths tongues of gossips.
' Two years ago Jeees Luke and Kettle
Miller entered Into a common law mar-
rlaga They have sines lived at Rainier,
where Lake worked In the Reed mill.
Six montha ago . Mtas Katie Bevana
cama to live with the Lukea. and Bun
day, March It, they ran away together,
taking ISO, all the Luke aavlngs, with
them and leaving tha wife alone, elck
and penniless, with a T-weeke-old babe
at her breast.
. Police Bad Bemaaoe,
The elopere traveled to Prattle and
then to Belllngham, where they were
caught before the week'a end. The girl
waa taken home to her father, who had
offered a IBt reward for the arrest cf
the couple, sn.l l.uke waa brought to
Portland fr s' 'K-eplng.
Luke h 1 not I In. Joll a dny be
fore tin k V wi'inmi li Itnlnler t to
work to u . ri !: i his rflae. Wonn'i-
Sha euppllcated the district attorney of
Columbia county and when he learned
that aha waa not his lawful wlfs she
offered to prove her forgiveness as well
aa his promise to be better by undergo
ing the marriage ceremony. .
The prosecuting officer of Columbia
county did not promise to let Luke ge
free, but he wrote a letter of introduo.
tlon to Sheriff Stevens, aaklng that on
cer to help bring about the marrlase
and ta allow the wife to see the prt-.
oner aa often as possible.
The result was that, hla hair near
combed. Luke was led from hla r ;
to the upper floor of the rourttiDiiM I i
yesterday afternoon. There f..in- i
a lot of trouble In getting tiis ll-i
out at last Sheriff Hteven roiin. ni I
to awear to the affidavit and t.'ie rnn, ,
ascended ta Judse Fraser e rhum' . ..
where they Joined hamls In holy . ;
Then the prlsonef wm . f M- ;
his cell and th wtm,!in wr t 1 i
Rainier ta thnlr Int.int t !. i I. n
Unreslnirlv to lrmn: 'i
of Its fntli-r.
'I fnrHve Min I
"Ite I-.-.s alav t
llks Si I
"i I "t sls'nr, nut the nn.i,