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VOL.' IV, NO. 9.
Not a Caso of the" People, of : Idaho.4 Against
. " Moyerand Hayvyood. but the Western Fed
eration Against 'the World in the Eyes of
Many Members. : ' : - 1 .
By Hugh CNHL '
- (Huh 0'Ntll, special correspondent
of Tho Denver Post and The.Portiana
. Journal. Is an. Encllsta newspaper man
and tnaalns writer who has been til
America four years. He has traveled In
- Boiith Africa, Australia, New Zealand
and the south, seaa.) "
Bolae. Idaho, May .ll.-l-Tnere'll be
hell a poppln',; he a1d,:with the high
crow f war In his voice, "Jf they find
them men rullty, thre ll . be eil
Bonnln. I tell you that" , .
He was a ' mnbr. ef ' the Westert
Federation of joiners; h was In "ood
s Standing-;' he spoke with first claai
" authority; X can vouch for all that, And
. ha i said that If Moyer, reuiDone maa
Ileywood were found'- ullty of aesaa
slnatlns Steunenberit. or If any one of
;them was found uty, there-, would be
-hell a iKippln'." It waa midnight In
h hi vacant lobby of the Idanha
hotd when ha said It, and the prophecy
aia nnt ummnt to trouble him creatly.
nut if the evidence provea their
Itulltr I said.. , - t ' fA
, nt can't" be anewered. ,
Hut ir it doea: if It Droves It with
. ahadow of a doubt, wont , the
.j.tii Mit ft. than?"' -J-
- He 'jumped at once Into a hundred
nthnr matters, covered the wrongs.
. vi.hta ani faiilM of a dosen years
proved to himself that Justice In Botee,
or out of It, for these men was im
possible.? He seemed to think that the
conspiracy agalnat . them was national
It was not the people of Idaho versus
Moyer, Pettfbons and Haywood. It
waa the Western- Federation of Miners
against the world.;
" Vadmtlon on Trial.
- ut," I aald, "the federation Is not
' on trial. It la those three men." -,
rhav are rolna to drag It all in,
"Coeur d'Alene, Cripple -Creek,. Qold
.. field. The witnesses they bare called
'"OnlVsa far as V will prove thai
terrorism and sometimes murder were
l ta mMnoa or nm wnw vt,w
George Westfall of McMinnville,
Heir to Large Estate, Robbed
- n Buffalo and Reaches Here
; Without Any Money. , , ;
' George Westfall, -for whom attomeya
of Buffalo, New ork, had, been hunt
ing for" three years' to receive his share
- M an -80.000 eatatSi reached Portland
yesterday after a rvhilt to Buffalo.
1 Though I'he ,1s to receive a large sum
ronrVho eatate; Westfall was without
funds when be arrived here and applied
to the county, board of relief for aid.
' ' He was ariven a ticket to his home at
' McMinnville. s' "r
George WeatfaU Is the brother of
' William jWestfall, who died In New
Torky over threa years ago, leav
fcrooertv valued at. JSO.OOO. The will
rTi probated three years ago, but the
1 ..... , M WukA.aa
Oeorge Westfall; . the missing bother,
could not be found. '
When he was finally, located at Mo
Mlnnvllle, Westfall went east and em
ployed a firm of attorneyato look af
t.r . him t. lntarasta. ; Heachlna Buffalo,
the Old man was robbed and as secured
ISO from his attorneys with whioh to
pay his expenses back to Oregon. This
money was nil rone when the old man
reached Portland, and he had to apply
to the county for aid. :, ;
.. Among the beau eat a In the will was
0ns of 130.000 to the Burnt Hills church,
tut it Is said that the deceased brother
had repeatedly declared that ' be In
tended to leave the church only 110,000
and a determined . .effort will be made
to bave the balance of 120,000 added to
tho estate which-is to be divided."
i. "But they can't prove trfat, be ,told
ma. . : , '. : - . . . 1 ; . - - .
"If they fall,' so much the1 worse for
them,"-1 answered.. "You have nothing
to fear." .- ; V,
But he did fear. He waa somber In
the convlatlon that the people of Boise
and Ada county wero determined only
that these men should not have a fair
trial. ' I told Vm of my own search
among- the people of the town for some
light on the opinions of the people, of
the search of other correspondents, of
how we all agreed on the splendid tn
per of the people, of their will to see
nothing but equal justice done,
i ... - Federation Tlewyolat , '. V
ut he would not be4 comforted. He
took no pleasure sven . In the thought
that there ware the "locals" of several
trades unions in 'the town. , Trades un
ionism and tho Western federation were,
he 'aald. very different things, Trades
unionists ; were, h said,, the "aristo
crats"; of labor. Ther were exclualve.
The federation was based on' the broth
erhood of man. It made no distinc
tions of races or color. : It had no ob
jection to the "open shop." It did not
limit the number of apprentices. It
took In workers of-every kUid. Its en
trance fee was only, $5 and Ita sub:
scrlption only, II a month. It did not
desnjsa the unskilled laborer as trades
unions did; ft - bold out the hand of
brotherhood to him. It did sven more
than .that. . It stood for the unskilled
men, getting ; as good a wage as the
skilled man, and why should it not?
The cost of living waa the same for
both. ; He proved to me very clearly by
the earnestness and fervor of y his
speech that he : was convinoed of the
extreme righteousness of his own views.
The federation stood to him for truth,
for equity, for the uplift of humanity.
The ' thing was dogmatlo with him, ana
Ilka every, man who stands on dogma
(Continued on Pagre Eleven.)
EN DEBATE OF LE
Voters. Demand of , Political ManageifTiiiaf
Lane and Devlin Argue Campaign Ques
tions From the
Campaign, managers, - Republican 'and
Democratic -alike, are meeting the al
moat universal suggestion 'that the. two
leaders In the' coming municipal battle
be T pitted against : each other ' In ' open
battle. , X'--' I e: ; v. ' ;ft- :i i r
Friends j of Mayor Iane are anxious
to see their champion face Auditor Dev
lin upon, jthft rostrum, - while, many sup
porters and backers of the Republican
candidate would , go long distances to
see him train his forensic guns on the
"Litti Doctor.' : V5 ?-r.f; r,'v-:w, :-
There are many reasons that urge the
voters -on both sides the political divid
ing line In asking for the public battle
of words, . Mayor Lane is known to bo
skillful man with the English tongue
and ready to .use his gif t Mr. Devlin
haa the reputation of being a forceful
speaker at all - times and capable of
reaching the realm of oratory when
spurred on to ' effort A meeting be
tween tbe two would undoubtedly mean
a most Interesting and Instructive eVen
Want Folloles Explained.
But aside from any wish for? enter
tainment alone, which the voters may
have la the deeper and more insistent
call for information and Instruction. The
day. has paased, ' they argue, when all
that waa necessary for any candidates
success waS his place on the party
ticket' Principles and policies of admin
istration, official records and the. per
sonalities of candidates gd far to make
or break In present day political battles.
. Tbe votera of Portland 'do not all
know either Dr. Lane or Mr. Devlin, and
this Joint debate asked of the managers
" 1 . V PORTLAND, OREGON,- SUNDAY ; MORNING,
Detective Asserts He
Can Send Defendant
; to Death Orchard
Is Star Witness. .
' 7 By Oeorge H. Bhoaf. '
(Oeorge H. Shoaf la staff, correspond
ent of the Appeal to Reason, the leading
Socialist newspaper. He reports the
Moyer-Haywood trial from a Socialist
viewpoint for The Journal) '
Boise, Idaho, May 11. Personally
leading a number of : deputies. Sheriff
Bhad Hodkln Of Ada county spent today
serving papers on tho 100 veniremen or
dered to appear In court Monday. It Is
plain that the fanners and business men
are not anxious to get on the Federation
iry.-rom the way they dodged ' the
sheriff and bis deputies today. , The
character of the case and the lack of
time to give It attention are the rea
sons why. It Is alleged, Ada county oitl
sens are Indisposed to answer the sum
mons of tbs court, i".'.;" . ' ; . .
There were no new developments In
the Haywood trial today, further than
the efforts of the county officers to se
cure men for Jury service. Attorneys
ror the aerense entertained toe press
reporters cordially enough, but asserted
they knew very little more , about the
matter now . than they did f when 1 the
Federation leaders were seised In Colo
rado a year ago. . They are waiting for
the state to abow ita hand.' Attorneys
for, the state, while friendly enough,.
are apparently not as anxious to ex
press opinions or give out information
as formerly. , . . ,
. ..... . Knkertoa's Claims.
Detective McParland, manager ef the
Plnkerton detective agency, appears to
be the . only man in Boise who looks
like he knows anything about the fa
mous case. He . confidently predicts
Haywood's, conviction and says he has
a' great "surprise" -to spring at - the
proper time, ' but concerning the nature
or of n tents of this , "surprise" he re
fuses to talk. . ' a
He aays he will prove more than
enough to aend Moyer, Haywood and
(Continued on Pact Eleven.),
" 11 1 s 1 1 '
would serve as a grand Introduction. At
It the people of the city could see and
hear the two aspirants for. the highest
municipal orrice the voters can bestow.
They could contrast the candidates side
by side and hear from each the story
of what he haa. done, for Portland and
what' he plans to do.
At uch a ; meeting each candidate
could outline, his policy, point out the
plans he has made for Portland's bet
termentand defend his course of action
against the criticisms of his opponent
VT?- Debate on Xduoatlon. ' : .
A Joint debate of this charaoter, it la
argued, would do more to educate the
votera of tbe city regarding , the quali
fications of the two candidates for the
mayoralty than all the . partisan meet
ings ' that could be crowded into the
campaign. -: :- ; :v i-.'.t; -u,; -t
'What will be done by the party nta-agera-lb
satisfy , ths increasing , , de
mand for this Joint debate la not
known, an ' urbane smile being T tbe
answer given when the question ' Is
broached aCelther headquartsra, but an
Inoreaatng number of electors of the
class who stand for an Intelligent grasp
of publio questions . and policies are
asking that the two candidates expound
these dootrines Jointly.. 1 , t f s
i Tbey; argue that the-' eandldatea
should put away gumshoe politics and
stand on their platforms in the open,
ready to Joint out their paths and ahow
why fhe one la superior for the better
ment Of Portland over the other.' They
say they want to See and hear at first
hand Just where each candidate stands
while asking for th favor of ' their
Tti romrkbl cgrtoon, , draw
fered for sale last night at the very time that many Shriners met deatb-la the- Southern;. Pacific: wreck at
"Honda California. In .tbenppeV left -and.. coraer"; ts-a 'dcsl'rVdeplcti&Kj JyMrXjZil
tophelea polntlng'to a bag ol OiMutS rWVWw:&Wi
?S':-..?;:. i ' ' 1 ' -I !' .' "'V Tlf',i' .
(Pnbllahers' PreM hyy Bpeelal , Leesea .wire.1
Hughes wlllbe a candidate for the Re
publican . nomination ; wr presiaeni
the United SUtea.
President Roosevelt will have a fight
on his hands If he attempts to awing
the New York delegation for Taft at
the next national - convention. ' Hughes,
.ino.ia.hanriAA.-bv anneals to the people
and refusal to be drawn , into political
intrigues, has: overthrown the power
of the, New York Republican organlsa-
ture met and is today the unharnessed
leader 'of tbe party in his state. Theae
thraa facta were developed today at a
most 'sensational meeting of the Repub.
llcan 8Ut committee at which former
Governor B.'B. Odell ;Jr, offered a res
olution pledging tne support n mi or
nntaatlon to Hughes for the presidency
developed tn spite of the fact that the
resolution was-tawea -ny-a vote or si
. ( Tnnmps xor asugnes. (
The 'arguments against' the ' resolu
tion was that It was ill timed. The res
olution followed tne action or tne com
mittee in endorsing tne administration
of Governor Hughes mnd specincally
going on record as being in favor of all
the important reform measures advocat
ed by tbe governor. This alone was a
great triumph for Hughes and was the
result of tremendous, pressure - brought
t bear upon the politicians. . .- -"
The suggestion of Hughes for the presi
dency Is no new Idea. - Recently It has
been the. subject : of .muoa speoulaUon
MAY 12, 1007a 'j?V -y
CARTOON ;OF DEATH -ON-THE, '.RAIL
nby Thomas Nast many years ago,
on the part of politicians who' are usu
ally found .upon .the .front seat of .ths
most popular -band fc Wagon. .The mere
fact that the resolution was Introduced,
even though v only fouf committeemen
went on record , as favoring-It is. re
garded as an event of easily Interpreted
, significance,;" ; Ur-tUt) : 'AS ,;;;'-t-; '
XooseTeirs Part in
' JTust ' what "hand" Roosevelt -had tn
bringing . the . party men '. in line .for
Hughes- is a ' question of 'great, doubt
Tbe fact rema .t that halt a dosen ot
the leading Roosevelt men of the state
arrived in Albany at the same hour last
Wednesday and shortly afterward, the
Republican ' senators decided ' to- bold .a
conference at .whioh they adopted' a res
olution promising to support the gor
ernor's publio utilities bllL the meas-
ure on ! which, the : great fight . has: been
waged. -1 '. ?;:- ...h v.. ij-Vi,,-.
.-rT'he turn ln affairs came with SlghlB'
cant suddenness.'. It. has become known
that Hughes as declined Indirect over
tures of aid : traceable to 'tthS White
House. But ? the ' assistance came any
way. Hughes declined to enter into
any alliance. He has fought his fight
along this tlns He has conducted bis
administration on lines hitherto unheard
r-f in the executive chamber at Albany,
because he has bad absolutelynotblng
todo with politica S't'Cz-.
(PoMUhere' Prem by Special -Leaeed Wire,)
.Washington. May lt-The presiden
tial situation has reached a climax, ac
cording to the belief of tbs political ad-
t'lTX '.W- 1
was. by,a, remarkable, colncIeut" ot )
visors of President Roosevelt .' Tbe ra
pidity with which the Hughes boom has
grown In Hhe Empire state; has upset
carefully ,lald . plans, i It Is feared the
president may be forced to make for
mal announcement of his preferences as
to . his successor if . he U to stem the
anti-admllilstratlon tide admitted - to
have set w m strongly., in a number,of
important Tstates '
i The -political peril attending such a
prohunciatr.entum is fully recognised by
the , administration followers. They
talked tbe president out of . Just such
an. Idea some weeks ago when, he was
confronted; with , an acute auuation in
Ohio, .j , . -
The president wajs told that, dec
laration. in favor of any one man would
result in a combination against his can
didate of tbe Fairbanks forces and those
of altjfayorlte sons',' and that It would
create a sensation in those, states which
are. strpngly pro-jRooeevelt but which
would demand, a show 'for - their second
preference. The president at that time
felt that, his idea was: right : It is un
derstood he, still believes SO. - . . i
Developmentat in the last few days
have convinced some of the president's
advisers that the so-called reactionary"
forces, .particularly in the east have
selected Hughes as the-most available
candidate to pit against -the president
in tha fight he la now making for a
four ; year .perpetuation , Ot his present
policies. ;; -..,' ,;- :' .. .
Continued on Page Eleven.)
1 . .PRICE ' - FIVE CENTS. .... :
Extras Train Derailed
at HondaCars Pilb
Together in Heap.
Shriners and Their Families
- From Buffalo, Cleveland and
i - . .. ... ,
Reading Victims Train Crew
. Also Suffer--Many of Serious
ly Hurt Will Probably. Die. (
Xdst sf Dead.
A -Wesson. Buffalo. N ; -W,
Cutler and wife of Binghamton,
N. T. ,
Mrs. Flaher, Cleveland. .
Miss Young, Cleveland. '
Charles Lowing, Buffalo. . 7 ' f
- Austin, tourist agent -, ;
' J. W. Hippie. Reading, Pa. . . . ,
V. Stoffe, Reading, Pa. .
Harry Hendle, Reading. Pa,
Oliver Kauffman, Reading, Pa.
Oeorge Hacerman, Reading, Pa. "
Harry 8Iots, Reading, Pa, : .'
Harry Miller, Reading, Pa.
A I Roth, Reading, Pa. . . .
Henry. Lebanon, Ohio. .
Dining car conductor and two waiters.
making It in all. ; .
: ", Ta injured..', .v ..
Miss and Mrs.k Hemmel ' of Reading,
Pa. (Hemmel was killed.) Miss Hem
mel had a leg broken; Mrs. Hemmel.
shoulder dislocated. ',
Brakeman .Brlckford. back broken.
A. Raffle, Bemls Point, Oregon, scalp
wounds. '. .. . .. -
Mrs. Raffle waa unhurt 1
J. C. Hobbedita, Reading, Pa. . , ' t '
H. ' N. ' Lee, Ogdensburg. Pa., leg
Mra. Snyder. Reading, Pa. -Twenty-two
are severely Injured and
eight or ten . more slightly. 4 Some : of
the seriously Injured will probably die.
(Beerst News by Longest Leased WIre. .
Ban Luis Obispo, Cal., May 11. Nine.
I teen persons were killed and more than
a score wounded, some of them so se
riously that they will die, in a wreck
that occurred at Honda station this af
ternoon. -':.!:. ';-; y.-. f. ;;;,'.,; . ' '. .s "
Four cars of passenger train No. It
on the southern .Paclilo coast lino to
gether with the engine and tender wera
hurled from the track, , when the rear
wheels of tbe locomotive hit a loose
swuca rau. r aiany 01 mose wno escapea
Instant death In the first crash of the
I wreck were fearfully scalded aa they lay.
I (Continued on Page Fifteen.)
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Oil SWEEflV STAFF
Former President of, the O. W. P.
iiCompany Has Practically Ad:
4 cepted Offer of Position . in
New York City. l . ; . , ; 1
A position with "Charles Sweeny, at
a salary i understood , to be ; betwenn
llS.Ooe and $20,000 a year, haa boon
tendered to .William H. Hurlburt forms
erly president of the Oregon Wter
Power A Railway company. : It la Suit!
Mr, Hurlburt . has practically acceptPd '
the position. , His headquarters will bo
in" New York, for which city he mill
depart next week. . ,. ,
When eeen at the Arlington club last
evening, Mr, Hurlburt, who was dining
with a party of friends, positively de
nied the story; ' He remarked with
characteristic vigor: f ;
I would rather be a barber pole in
Portland, Oregon, than to be the mayor
of New York." . 4
When Mr. 8ween was asktd to con
firm the report of Mr. Hurlburt's as,.
polntment he admitted that the I
known Portlander was to become a r-s,
ldeht of New York, and wouht Iniiii-
ately take charge of the Bweouy .
flees there.' lie said:
r;'-r . AS Private Secretary"
...;Jlr.; Hurlburt' goes to New Yc .
my private secretary, II,? u t
ready to leavs Portion 1, an 1 , ;
abiy go within a ww;i."
It is salt! Mr. 8 f .y
for an abwos-ce of a
country, ana that he v
Atlantic ! t 'i I ' f
steam yacht, st!.l t l. i I
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