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Drings Result Cost Only
One Cent' a Word, ,1
The Weather Occasional rain to-'
? night' a, Friday" southerly winds'.
L r- vol. yL;;NO.&
- fJoweel IkMclal Berrlea.t
Bof seT"Idaho, May 9. At the recess
. three prospective Jurymen, A. L. JEwJng,
J. E. Yates and George Walker, alljMfe
lsfactory to the prosecution, were; In
the box. Nearly the entire day's aes-
, tlon was taken up by the" prosecution's
i .examination of , 12 ' veniremen. The
talesmen, usually declared qutokly that
they bad read everything they could
vet on the case, discussed It freely and
"formed opinions as to the desired out-
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V' Bolee, Idaho, May 8. Thia morning
' 'the trial cf W. D. Haywood, secretary
( . treasurer of th. Western Federation of
Miners, for alleced, copipliclty hi the
murder ' of forter Governor Bteunen
berf, actually began after long months
of weary waiting and delay.. Haywood
. la the first of the three officials of the
' V miners to be .tried ana the trials of
: f Moyer and attlbone v will, follow" tris,
, The Vldence and : the charges In 'all
- three eases are practically the same. .
, Haywood was cheered . toy the pres
ence of hi wife who sat in an ln
Talld's chair near hlra with bis two
daughters between. , .The room
well filled with spectators. The crowd
wa oroeny ana ne nenu nu(wra
no trouble. Haywood's elder daughter
Is Just budding. Into , womanhood, she
Is rood-looking; and was tastefully
dressed. Haywood's 7-year-old daugh
ter gtrea promise of much teauty.
' "s - $ . Wmpklas ' Hot . ronad. f. $ . c
Senator Borah, during ' the progress
of the trial, denied that Jack SlmpKlna,
who was Indicted with Haywood as a
principal, vhas been located and- prom
ised Immunity, uoran saia oiminin
never would be given Immunity and
1 that they would find and convict hlra
yet. -f..- :.;", ;',lft't'-iV;'
The i state's list ,, of -witnesses was
'presented with the announcement that
It mighti--e necessary , ui, cm ,""'
later. r---,; . . -
Fouf veniremen were excused, two
because - they have interests on the
range and no one to fcelp them, one be
cause Be is a Boise policeman and one
on account Of Ill-health. .
It developed this afternoon that the
list of ; witnesses filed by the prosecu
tion for indorsement on the Indictment
contains 18X names, nearly all from out
side the state, ana tnereiore nwi uuji
to subpoena., 't -v . ' .. :.,'.(.
, Sherman eU a Witness. -;
1 The chief is General Sherman Bell,
who commanded the soldiers during the
labor troubles In Colorado. Then there
is Carlton, head of the mineowners at
rvinnia rnmiL who bad a pitched battle
with the federation: Qovernor Peabody
and his daughter, wno was un
"Colonel uora rwuuujrs - j ujr
men, head or me uoeur a juene
of Thompson's organisation and the man
who precipitated the trouble in that re
gion by; arming and Importing strlke-
Jfearly' every importnlmlne operator
in the nortnwesi is on imi mh, u
is stated that all have promised to
come. " ne yrunnjuuuii..iiiwi..
stantiate. If possible, every point in
n.rrv Orchard's alleged confession. The
making public of the enormous list of
(Continued on Page Eight.)
LEWI S TO n f,1EII
t Attorney j. N. Smith, Formerly a
Portland School Teacher, js
i f Accused of Conspiracy, in the
Idaho Land Frauds.'
' : (Special ' DiaiMtch ! to The Joornetl
Lewlstown, Ida., May . J. B. West,
: : former register of .the Xewlston . land
office, - and one- of - the best knoVn -politicians
In north Idaho, and I. N. Smith,
a prominent attorney of Lewiston, were
yesterday advised In a notification from
5 United States Attorney Ruick that they
4 had been Indicted , for. alleged conspir
acy against the government in the land
7t fraud cases. One was indicted by the
- federal grand Jury at Boise.. March 21
vnd the -otter -April fe.vi.v-.
t Bota"men,ttav bwnror"tbTippear
without bond for trial at the 'Moscow
term of federal court .whlci convenes
next -Monday. Smith was ' formerly, a
jwruanafcnooi teacnep , s: Jl-
" Prom Left to RightWilliam D. Haywood, Becretary-treagurw ot
the) Western Federallpn of Miners; Charles H., Moyer, president; Charles
A, Pettibone, ex-executive committeeman; charged with complicity in th
"murder of ex-OoTernor Prank Steunenberg. of Idaho. ' ' ,
The Journal believes iri a-"square deal notonly for Messrs.
X-f Haywood, Moyer;and Pettibone, officials of the Westerfl Federa-; ,
ttioii of Milters,-oa trial. at Boise, but ajso for .its readers - v h S
';..,., TL. ..t1 A.i, rimr with .vrl lrrlrh wnnrfi tb
.news of ithetriaL; .'Xt.wiH , present. H sides of .this most: famous
.-case -of -modern - times.-- . - .-'.'-wv. - -" v. -; v..
The Scrimps News -Association, Publishers Press and, Hearst
- News' Service will give all the news of the trial. . The reports vfrll
: be unbiased, uncolored, impartial and neutral ' ?-.--!;.:'
V Eugene Debs and George H. Shoof of the "Appealtb Reason
" will til of the progress of the trial from a Fedration and Socialist
viewpoint as it looks to the defense. ; . -i
Blaine .Phillips, i special writer, will tell of the progress of the
? trial from ' the .viewpoint . of the prosecution.
No expense has been spared by The Journal in the collection of
this news - ' ' - - ' -
So That the People May Know
Corey and Mabelle Gilman'to Bo
Wedded Just' After Midnight
on Fourteenth to Escape Cer-
emony on Jll-Omened Dayi
(Jonmal Special Service.)
New York, May .The announcement
Is made that Mabelle Oilman and. W. E.
Corey will, be married Just after mid
night The. ceremony is set for 12:15
o'clock on the Morning of May 14. This
will enable the couple to avoid the hoo
doo of the thirteenth, which has been
worrying superstitious friends of the
Drioe since aiay u was : annoiincea as
the date of the wedding. - .t
Tha guests will' be -reoelved at the
Hotel Gotham at 11 p. m. of May IS and
the ceremony; will take place at the' ho
tel, where Miss Oilman and her mother
are staying,-" After the ceremony sup
per wjll be erred, hen Mr. and Mrs.
Corey will take an automobile to. the
steamer and . leave for their" European
honeymoon , trip. . The bride's mother
will remUjin bere a few months.' - . -One
letter to Miss Oilman says: "For
God's sabe, as well aa yours and those
interested In you future success, hap
piness and health, do not marry on May
i Many other such admonitions ' were
received. v'v'C..t'';?:v V
(Journal Special Service.) v
''-Los Angeles, Cal., May. Mystery
which surrounded the calHhg"WTmir beta
off last night before the first round of
the ' 10-round ' fight between- Tommy
Burns and "Philadelphia" Jack, O'Brien..,
was cleared; away today when ;. Burns
announced' that the fight had ; been
"fixed" for O'Brien toxwln but that at
thelastTnlnut Burn had ehanfret! his
mind, and Manager McCarthy of the Pa
cific Athletic club had promptly called
off all wagers. , .' -
Bums had - no. Clff loulty la 'winning
BUHIIJ FIGHT FAKE
Society Hostess . Engineered the
Deals "Whereby- Sugar Trust
Reaped the Special Privileges
; Resulting. In. Indictments. ?
1 i..; (Ion nuil , Special. Serrici.)
Chicago, May . Back of the; alleged
rebates which western and some-eastern
railroads are accused of paying . the
sugar: trust' Is the tjtory of how. these
deals were engineered by a 1 beautiful
woman, whose, week-end . parties, golf
meetings and famous dinners were
largely attended by railroad officials.
' One of the western officials explained
that most of the rebate business was
transacted through the. beautiful wife
of Thomas w. . Riley,' who represented
toe Brooklyn Terminal company, , which
routed, shipments . over western, roads.
Riley drew a .salary , of f 7,500 a year,
but he . and his wife entertained at a
150,000 a year' clip, and their famous
house at lake wood : was the center of
railroad -officialdom ; --..until the govern
ment began to get busy. Then the
illegal transactions, were called oft and
Riley;, found '. himself out 'of ' employ-r
ment i It is believed! that , he assisted
the government" materially with Infor
mation of how rebate, deals were. carried
through, i and because..- of - which four
western roads have .already been In
dicted, . - - "
,naTattle vfrom O'Brien after h -re-
yoked his promise toy let-the. Pbiladel
phlan; have the decision. O'Brien was
scared Qut 'from ,the first and the" oon
test was more of a footrace than it waa
a test -of puglllsto, O'Brien. Started
running away from his antagonist in
Kthe first! round and kept It up to the
rmisn or tne ngnt, despite tha. taunt
Tjnthe-citswdSndrIhe tnvlutions of,
Burns to "come on and fight" -
" When "Burns made the admission; to-'
Continued M fm .Shra,
THE THREE DEFENDANTS IN THE BOISE TRIALS
DEFENSE III DARK
Nature of Evidence Is Carefully
Guarded Shoaf Writes of the
Trial as Seen From Viewpoint
of Federation ; Officials. !,,.',
(Staff - Correspondent Appeal to Reason.)
Boise, Idaho, May S. when! Fremont
Wood, judge of , the district . court, be
fore .whom Moyer, Haywood 'and Petti
bone . will be i tried for . the murder of
former Governor Steunenberg; ' yester
day denied - the - application of; ' the de
fense, for bill of particulars' specify
ing the nature - of the charge .against
W. . D. Haywood, whose Case? went to
trial1 this, mproing,",he did mot decide
the question, directly; as to whether or
not ' such" a,' bill of (particulars would
have been allowed has. the 'motion, been
maae a -year ago, waen the- Sefendant
was first arraigned., but ruled .that even
If .the defendant, had. .been eUtled to
his, right by .pleading, to ".the Indictment
before, the case had been set for trial.
The denial' of , the application-leaves: the
defense in the darkV ai much as ever
regarding. the 'nature of. evidence- by
wihioh the' prosecution Vexpectsi to bring
the leader of the Western federation of
Miners 10 ine g&uows.
, - Bought, for Svidenoei'
Attorneys t Borah and Hawley of : the
state, as well as Deteotlve MePartland
and Governor Gooding. ' have given It
out j that they, ptfsseased ; evidepce more
man surncieni' 10 nang Maywooa .and
(Continued on Page Two.)
RAIN. IS PREDICTED ! i
BY WEATHER BUREAU
TO END LONG DROUTH
Rain la predicted for tonight. e
It commenced, falling. down by" -
the ocean this morning," the look-
e out at worm ueaa reporting a.,; e
Dounuiui anower. trninci iore- e
caster ueais. says ne. Knows to
a certainty that it will, rain here
before long- and he also knows
e a few good showers' will be
greatly appreciated. '.
. Thousands .of appeals for mois
ture have, poured Into the
weather, bureau during .the past
few days and Mr. Beals Is anx
ious to please - the majority.
e , Southerly,; winds are predicted
ror tonigni ana ,; tomorrow - and
' southerly winds usually 'bring;
rain. A soaamg rain or two or
three days duration is what the
' farmers-are praying for-and-Mr,7
Beals will do his best to accom-
modate- them. ,The prolonged
e T dry spell bas eaused the ground, f e
e to .cruati anA' vegetation will be?
e seriously, stunted should the dry t e
e weather continue another few ' e
' 1flva. .. .. - . ' . '
e-A-raJn at-thts trine Would "J CTe.
e. jmmenseiy 10 tae prospects f or ; e
e the yeaK 'so the tillers o.f th ; e
soil - declar,--. iv-1 ;l
e- s e e e
9, 19w.eighteen pages.
E. S. Merrill Alleges Defendant
' Was Intentionally Made Party
to Damage Action for Fraudu
lent Purposes. - ;
That H.- W. Moore vwlth fraudulent In
tent hired-bis 'Own attorneys to bring
a suit against : himself , Is alleged- by
E.' a Merrill in an answer to tne suit
of C. C, Hlckok against 'Merrill and
Moore. Merrill's answer was filed In
the circuit , court yesterday afternoon.
i, According :to .Merrill, . , Hlckok Is
Moore's stool pigeon and .there ; la . a
conspiracy between Hickok,. Moore and
OB: Rlseland,to swindle Moore out of
his money.' Merrill alleges that Mcoro
hired ( bis ,own attorneys'' to brinir ..the
aui,t,l ' for , Hlckok , against Merrill --and
Moore on . an j allesed .contract 'of sale.
.Vell. knowing , that the pretended sale
was f alse and "Jraudulent." 5v4.--.tr,.
Hlckok brought suit to compel MerrfU
and Moore to make a deed to oroperty
in Portland, .which, it la alleged,'- Mer
rill authorised him to sell for $11,000,
Merrill Is the owner vof the property
while Moore holds a trust deed for It.
Merrill ; in i his answer states that . he
offered Moore 15,500 In satisfaction f
the claim for which, the trust deed waa
executed.: and that Moore refused xr ac
cept It. -; : -i -y- '.- ' ";"'-?';-" .
Merrill says also that he H gave to C,
B. -Rlseland a r 60-day - option on his
property for its sale for 111,000,' but
that no purohaser was '.found within the
time and that the 'option expired. Rise
land,. Moore and Hiokok are -alleged to
have, conspired to swindle Merrill who
says that Hlckok, as plaintiff. Is ' not
the real -party rin interest, but Is only
Moore's stoot pigeon. '
TWO WOMEN KILLED IN ,
WRECK ON BURLINGTON
(Joornal Special Service.)
ChlcagOtJlay- . A . Burlington sub
urban . train, en route to this city loaded
with commuters , this "morning, was
ditched and Mrs. Mary S. Miller of Riv
erside and Lucy Ways,-colored, died en
route to the hospital. - ,; -i
Assistant United States District 'At
torney Child and his wife . are . among
the Injured. Flames attacked the wreck,
age. but the fire, 1 ? department ; i extln-J
A movement to build an electric rail
way connecting Coos bay with Rose
burg has set all that country abiase
with . enthusiasm for- the project, and
everybody , Interested In property .- and
land, from Roseburr, to Marshfleld and
North Bend,- Inclusive,; will be solicited
to Invest in a. hlonk f tnrk. At a meet
ing, held by North- Bend and Marshfleld
cttlaens . ctaterday: afternoon $100,000
was subscribed for' stock. '; " t .
, rstlmB,tes iiava been - made . of . .the
coat of the proposed railway, and I is
believed the road can,, be built and
Land on Proposed
Route of United Rail
ways . y (
Property. Secured Shortly Before
Franchise Was Granted Has
Greatly Increased in ' Value,
Showing Purchaser Was Well
Informed of Its Success. .
Investigation has shown that H. A,
Beldinr, counollmcut from the Sixth
ward- and a candidate for reelection .on
the -Republican ticket, Is very deeply
Interested in the success of the United
Railways company and that the final
settlement of the question of extension
of- the company's franchise now pend
ing neiore the council means much to
him financially.' . . k ;.,-.. ';
Large, property holdings acquired by
Mr. Balding along- tbe right of way
lust prior to the. warranting ef the fran
chise by, the council or soon afterward
give him a deep -personal Interest In
tfre -success t the United Railways- In
its fight for tbe retention ef its fran
chise, whloh is soon to come up la the
council. . ... . ,,,'
- Says on Proposed Bout.
'. Beginning in March, 1 1908, three
months - before the franchise : of ; the
United Railways was gran ted : by ' the
council, or the proposed- route 1 of Its
line was publleqjly mapped out, Mr.
Beldlng began to make more - or . less
extensive' purchases of property In
South ' Portland - All of them have
since turned out to be located ' close
along the right-of-way ' and In some
Instances f immediately . adjacent " to- it.
Since the route of the proposed road
was announced, property 1 through the
southern part of the city : lying near
the line has taken a great upward Jump
in- value, i and those holding it have be
come enriched In proportion to the siie
of their holdings. -.. i
. A partial -list of the property pur-i
chased by Councilman fielding" between !
the first of March and the middle of
September, 1906. and all lying within
varying distances - of .from one-half
block to three blocks from the pro
posed route of ' the United Railways
HHlsboro line Is as follows: . - , I
The east 14 feet of lot In block 14
of Southern ' Portland, purchased - of
Aloys Harold for $26. . - ' v
Lot t In block $8. In the, same addi
tion, purchased of J. Polhemus for
$528. -'This piece is Immediately ad
jacent to the route of , the proposed
road. '-:,f?"r''' '
Lot 6 In block 71. purchased of Kate
McKenna for $50. "
. All of block In Portland City Home
stead addition, purchased of Joseph Al
bert for $400.
Lots 1 and 17 In block of Bheiuy's
subdivision, purchased of Tillle F.' Cor
nelius, consideration $1. --
Lot 11,' block 1, In Southern Port
land.,: purchased of the ; United 8tates
National bank for $128. u
Lots 1. J, and 4 in block 19 and lots
S and 10 in block S7 in Southern -Port
land, purchased of Walter . F. Burreii
The .east $4 feet of lot' 9 in bfock"$4
In Southern Portland, purchased, of M.
B. Watson, consideration $1. l-."
Lot $4 In block 69 in Fulton Park ad
dition, purchased of George W. Watt
A large portion of block 26 In South
ern Portland, located adjacent . to the
line of the road, purchased from Albert
A. Smith for a consideration of 91.
Lots 12, 14 and 16 in block 19 in
Southern Portland, purchased from the
United States National bank.
Two other tracts purchased In Wll-
lard's addition. ' ' t"- .
ought at tow Xtfl-ure.
The franchise of the 1 United Rail
ways -company' for the .construction , of
the HHlsboro line running out second
street and through Fulton Park was
granted by the counell May 2. 1908.
Most of the property purchased by Mr.
Belding waa seoured during the months
of March, April and 'the jBrst part of
(Continued on Page Eight)
quipped for $1,500,000. This- estimate
is regarded. as reasonable. .The dis
tance ,1a ,90. miles. . It is proposed ' to
start construction from Roseburg and
from Coos bay simultaneously, ' and as
fast as the Una- Is toady for operation
cars will be put on and revenues earned.
The enthusiastic boosters of the enter.
prise believe -that the road can thus be
made to pay from the - beginning, and
mat The prooaeds from fares and
freights will not only pay operating ex-
.(Contlnued on rage Twa)
Chief of Police Asserts
That Crisis Is Past
:Am pie Protection
Is Afforded Company.
No Rioting Today and .. Small
Crowds Gather Around Barns
Strikers May Establish Bus
Service Throughout CityNo
Attempt to Run Cars. , ; '
- (Journal Special Berrlee.)
San Francisco. May 9. Chief of Po
lice Dlnan announced thla morning that
It waa his belief that the backbone of
the strike Is broken and that the cars
will be operated within a few days. He
said that the police will protect all of
the cars In the same manner as they
were protected yesterday. The strikers
will hold a meeting this evening to con
sider the advisability of establishing a
union 'bus service to au of the princi
pal points in the city, - ,
.;:;-f ftlotlas; today. ! V I
A lack of anything like a serious riot
Wednesday Jiad ,-a . tendency v to -educe
the crowds around the car barns this
morning, r and ..when . detachments of
mounted and. unmounted police took up
their stations, they found it a, com
paratively easy matter to maintain or
der. They were given signal aid In
keeping the crowds back of the deadline
bf an auto squad.
There was a perceptible thlnnlna- of
the crowds at both barns when It was
announced - that no attempt would be
made to move the cars until 12.-S0
o'clock, when one car . loaded with
strike-breakers will leave the Turk
street barn for the Oak street barn.
At 1 o'clock, or as soon thereafter as ;
arrangements can be completed, two
cars will be sent out of the Oak street
barns ' to o .over the route , taken
Wednesday. They , will be- manned by
the aame crews and guarded by mount
ed policemen. Before they start out
the route will be thoroughly patrolled
and all gatherings broken up. -
(Continued on Page Eight)
Edward Ruckheim Testifies He"
Gets Away From Trouble Hur
' riedly Even if f lace Is Quite
That discretion la the better nart tt
valorTls one of the fixed principles of
Professor Edward Ruckheim. a nlnlKt .
H has adapted the old adage so that
he says ltr -"He who fights and runs
away will . live . to run another day "
But, unlike Bob Acres. Ruckheim. ac
cording to his Own evidence, does not
wait until he feels his courage oottnr
out at his f lnger-tipa. - -
At the trial before a' jury' in Judge
Oantenbein'a department of 4he state
circuit court thia mornlna- ',f . r n
Learning, charged with assault and bat.
tery upon M. Ullnger, Ruckheim. testi
fied: i r
"When 'I saw there wu minr
trouble, I got out I ran.. Whn t
across the street I . stopped., held my
glasses up to my eyes jindlohkM hurt.
I saw that blows were still hein ...,.,
and then I went some more. I did not
wait to put the giasana on, I just held
them up before my evea an I muh
Then I put them In my pocket and atart-
ed agamiv;..:--;;- ..
i. always run. Whenever anything
starts I get out, "If I hv' nni. .
much space to get ; through." , Here
Ruckheln, . hM nn hla ... . ...
inches apar, to indicate the Bias of the
aperture through which he can squeew
when anything Is started ;
-Ruckheim was aaked whether til hi n
ger, the assaulted man, had atruck at
Learning. He replied: ; , r
I don't remember. 1
fast" --,'.-:- l"
DiUlnger testified that h th -,' ( .. -
bf , April 6 he and Ruckheim went tni
viark restaurant, on Norrji
Sixth street,, to get somethinv ....
They began talking about ha v In t ,
overcharged at that place an! v
overheard by Learning, .the i.r..,.,-.
hUa. Ai.an.a- a . , 1
wuv uujTCimi io inpir remarks i,t) , .
dered them out Then, suit i;.; .
Learning sized a co-lgel, sn.l nn,
his head. PUltnger cauMit th ...
his arm, which- i ,rr,h.-t, i v r
The defense conten.ii t! t .,,--(
ger and Ritokh-!in -f i!h ,
teroua and ttec'.Mt i ? ,