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VOL. VI. NO. t$.
PORTLAND. OREGON, FRIDAY " EVENING, - JUNE 14, 1807. TWENTY PAGES.
PRICE TWO CENTS. 1 : IF'1A7Z71
MURDERER'S STORY OF POISON AND BOMB CORROBORATED BY VITNESSES
l . WMUL
Defendant Has Second Wind
and Braces Up When Mes
;; sage'Are Beceiyed From
i Supporters All Depends
on Story Adams Will TelL
Bradley Refuses to Appear as
' . Witness for State rTried
to-Conceal; From Family
i . Efforts to Slay Him Let
ter From Pettibone.
Br Hurh O'NctU.
(Special CommlBiiioner (or tb . Denver
jroai ana urq ounuu.i -
Bol. Idaho. June 14.Mm ! e
vrearartoue animal11 -The Weter.' Fed-
ration of Miners le 4a talon in Dan-
rr and men and many meeaagea Teach
William D. Kaywood, the maeter mind
and - directing- hand - of that . eraanlxa
tlon, kere In . lmprlaonmant, ed h
ahova tha effect,
' Tea dare aro hla frlenda ferer a
breakdown. : Today he enter epurt again
wKA that aprinfT step - that emlnea
one of a prixeftxhter' ioelna the mark.
How long will thl a laat no one knowa,
but hla friends -may -that be haa got bis
-seeond wind" end -wilt come through
Ilka ana ah aula So-who haa the blood
of revolutionary "aires' lit hla veins. - It
waa ireih nrrarthelrna. that the Denver
'coetrentlen thoald have been In eeesteTf'
in the koure.' when Orchard was-en the
witness stand telling again to tne jury
that record ef orlme that Involved the
three men ofcarged with eonsplraoy, ,
Boa ef .Qmake
Orchard, aon - of Quaker parents,' la
la the penitentiary.1 the defense claims
an "honored guest," hopeful for the fu
ture. "Steve" Adams, son of a Quaa
trell guerilla of civil war days, hla part
ner in crime, ls.downstairs In the county
jail, an, enigma to prosecution and the
defenaa. making no pretense to religion
and, although several nooses dangle
about his head. neither -claiming re
ligion nor ' caring an hour's freedom
whether Haywood' hanga or escapee,
JMre. Steve Adama will be the final dlo
taterrhether or not the bullet-headed,
looaeVjolnted terror of Colorado's mining
rumps shall appear for the defendant.
He la evidently danger blind. - v
Heredity counta for something after
all. And heredity la environment long
filayed out Orchard goea back In fancy
n his time of distress to his Quaker
home, and the Denver detective, waiting
the psychological moment, unravels the
story of the Western Federation ef
Miners and lta connection with the party
of unrest In Colorado, v.
4 Scene ta Saa yraaeleee.
' ' The scene ' has shifted for the day
from Colorado to San Francisco, With
a sense -of the dramatlo possibilities,
which 4he defense fails to expedite, tne
prosecution picked on the -Bradley Pois
oned milk episode ss the one to follow
the Orchard revelation. And the testi
mony waa presented with a deftness
that Belaaoo could not have bettered.
.Housemaid, dairyman, chemist. Jolly
Swiss grocery man. redolent ef the city
y the golden gate, appeared and disap
peared, and Borah, saving of every word,
brought out the terrible etory with
(Continued on page Two.)
Nellie E. Briggs Informed Court5 HerHusband Sold 'Her;
Property to Go to Mexico toJoin jlted Colony
Beyen utners secure itfeedom. : . " r , -
1 That her husband waa an anarchist and
. aold har property la order to go to Max
' loo and join ' an ' anarchist colony at
Toloban, where the remaining money
was , contributed to a cooperative
eoheme, waa teaufled to by Mrs. Nellie
Brlgge before Judge Cleland In the
elrcuta oonrt thl morning In- seeking a
fjnfee from George H. Brlgge. The
''cooperative plan failed after about 1
' tnontha, said Mra Brings, and there was
barely enough of her money left to
bring them back to Oregon. - The trip
BLIND MAN CHOSEN. - i
. . (Jwirail special Sarrle.) . ' J
Enid. Okie., June 14. T. V. Oore. Who
lias been nominated by the' Democrats
ef Oklahoma for United State Senator,
which action I equivalent to election,
as the new state Is strongly Democratic,
he been blind sine he waa 11 years
old, when he accidentally shot his rlgnt
eye out with an arrow gun. 1 . ,
At that, time he was a paae In the
Mississippi senate. -Three yeare before
a playmate, while fa a boyiau passion.
.STEVE ADAMS, "WHOSE
x ; b"' ; MAY HANG: OB SAVE HAYWOOD
5 . .
I'M - I
FROU 'i.:iHC04APH-,TlTCW;TftyEJBK At BOISE.. '
SAYS HIS VICTIf.l
J..H. Bowlsby of NofthBerid
Fatally Wounds I Qeve
Jennings at Astoria:
raptrlal Dkpateh ta 'Tae JosroaL) . '.
Astoria. Orv June 14. J. H Bowlsby.
aa undertaker of North Bend. Oregon,
at r o'clock this morning shot Cleve
Jennings, aged Jl, also of North Bend,
through, the body, with a 44-callber, re
volver. ' Infllctlna " a .' wound that will
prove fatal - s ' - '
The 'ftrav occurred on the steamer
rAlllance, from Portland by way of Coos
oay, wnue moorea at - ine - tuienaer
dock. . - . - . -
The bullet nassea entireiv throusrh
Jennings' body. He .was Immediately
taken to the hospital and operated upon.
Dr. Fulton, the hospital surgeon, state
that he cannot live the day. out.
Mowiaoy was at -once arreetecr ana
taken to the county la 11. H claims
Jennings' was'' the cause of hi wife's
leaving him -- and coming to . Astoria.
Mrs.. Bowlaby bse two brothers living
here. , . - . . .-.,.
Bowlsov and Jennings had threatened
eech other, to kill on slant.
The bowisdvs have two children, a
daughter of it -and a son of it. The
daughter Is a member of the North
Bend Hlrh school clssa . that la to
graduate thle evsnlng. , -.-v.....
to Mexico was made In the summer of
Mil.. ' --'
Wot oo Saough for Slat. , '
' In June. .1101. testified Mra Briggal
her husband deserted, her,' saying -she
waa . not good enough for him to live
with, and remained away until laat fall,
when he returned and. told her he woulj
let her return to him If she would be
come a. Spiritualist and be a medium.
Brlggs said he had returned because the
spirits tad told him the time was ripe
to return, t. .. ..
(Continued on Pag Eight)
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had blinded hie left eye with a stone.--i
Oore, who haa a marvelous memory,
ha won laurels In politics and law. . A
page at 11, a nominee for the legislature
at Jl, populist elector-at-large in Ml,
slsslppl three years later, unanimously
selected In l0e for congressional stsnd-ard-heerer
by the same- party In Texas
while' absent In South TMtkota speaking
for the fusion ticket. Such is the po
litical history of Thomas Prror Oore.
But always n was defeated. He ha
never heki office since he waa a page in
the Mississippi senate, . K .
Bertha Lerch' Arrjested With
Wealthy Coos ; Bay Lum-.
. ucmiaii iiuu xs x uieu.
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. E. S. Oordon,' the wealthy tlmberman
from Cooa county, and' Bertha E.' Lerch.
whd la "said to have lured. the 'old man
'almost to' hi financial destruction, were
arrested oa the charge of drunkenness
et an early ' hour this ; morning and
lodged ' at ' police . headquarters. They
were taken. In , custody, la the , vicinity
ofvSlxth and Everett streets. ,..
In police court- this morning Oordon
himself was permitted to depart with
out the formality! of a trial, i The
Woman, however, was held, found guilty
and fined li. Oordon claim that he Is
relentlessly, pursued by. the , woman,
from- whom he is unable to. escape.
Those ' who have followed the ' strange
case,, however.' dealer that he' Is still
madly infatuated with her.:
Recently Oordon brought suit In Ore
gon City to quiet -title 'to his .property
interests, alleging that - she interfered
with- his business- by. appearing before
prospective purchasers and' - asssrtlng
her claims 'to an Interest ia .the prop
erty. - She once- procured .-dummy"
whom shs married at Vancouver, Wesh
Ingtori,. under the name of E. 8. Oordbn.
-The woman.' Is. well- remembered In
Portland, for she haa created numerous
sensations here. At one time she wss
arrested at the Portland hotel.-where
what was said to have been a complete
counterfeiting outfit, was found among
her possessions. '
The pair were arrested by Patrolman
Evan last night at the (Mount Hood
hotel. Sixth and Everett street.
Ex:Senator - Mulkey, . Agitat
ing jroie for Postal Men
to Learn Population,
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, A letter carrjer' eensu of the pop.
ulatlon of Portland is being agitated by
a number of Portland bastnesa men and
In ail probability, will be thUrteken by
Postmaster Minto If he finds -that the
department will not place objections' in
the way of the, movement and If It doe
not Interfere with the deliver eervloe
bt the lty. .' .1 .! ."-."'; M v
. That Portland haa a much larger pop
ulatlon than la shown by the official
census I conceded on every hand. ; It
Is slso common, talk among trie postal
employes that ths Portland carriers' in
dividually are delivering mall to
larger number of people than Is the ess
In any other City In the United States,
It. is belag-ergued,' therefore, that such
a census would serve the two-fold pur
pose of more correctly ascertaining the
population of Portland and at the same
time showing that ths Portland carrier
force is doing mors work than that of
any othsr city.. ' ' ' - - --
Es-senator Frederick W. Melkey Is an
enthusiastic promoter of the carriers'
census. He calls up the experience of
Tacoma. where the carriers compiled sn
accurate and complete renaua of that
city In four weeks'- time, iliscoverlng
that the real population of the city was
something Ua l.Gul more tha IM Xis-
TO CLOSE UP
Hotel Men Get Opinion From
City Attorney f:McNary
That Their-Bars May; Be
; ilept Open .Entire . pay on
Prpvisipn in the Charter De
' glares; That fLatr Govern
? ing. County Does -Not Ap
- ply ta the Dispensation of
Liquor Within the , City.
, s fpf v . "j' '".
Portland hotel . men have . asked - the
opinion, of .City Attorney McNary - re
garding the application , of the Sunday
closing law tar Portland and the' city at
torney haa stated in1 a letter to them
that bis opinion Is that the stats law
does not apply to the city of Portland.
Thl request 'and the opinion of the
city , attorned adverse to the action of
District- Attorney Manning seems to In
dicate that the hotel men will make' a
teat case of the law Sunday next by re
fusing to obmply With; Mr. ; Manning'
lajnnotioa -against, serving ' wine- or
nquore'In th dining-room. " The man
agement of the Imperial hotel and of
the Oregon 'have taken -the- stand that
they -will obey
by Mr. Manning and will
maae no at-
tempt to serve liquor on Sunday.
; to serve liouer on
iquer on Sunday. -
It is thought, however, that either the
Portland, .the Perkins or 4 he Belvedere
will continue their -present policy nnd
take the question Into the courts. The
letter written by. the hotel men and the
answer of the city attorney are as fol
lower Portland- Or.. luna 11. L. i VrKur
City Attorney, Portland, Or. Dear Sir:
inrougn uie columns oi me aaiiy press,
we have recently been advised that John
Manning, district attorney of-Multnomah
counts-, haa iasued an order alanine
ell places wherein liquor la sold on Sun
day. We note that Mr. Manning quotes
a certain section, or the , law of . this
state. . ,
'We have rone to considerable trmihia
to Investigate this matter and find that
the present city charter was enacted by
a vote of the electors of the city of Port
land In June, 1901, and on page SI. nara-
mph No. 41 of this charter, appear
"No Drovisloti of tha law Miniwnlna,
the eala or disposition of any spirituous,
vinous, fermented or malted liquors In
Multnomah countv. shall apply to the
sale, or disposition -of same In the city
rortlandV . -
We therefore aak Tour onlnlnn as n
whether the district attorney. has power
to close the drinking places of this city
on Sunday as he haa ordered done.
"We are not specifically engaged in
the sale of liquors, but the hotef busi
ness, and w are merely handling liquors
as a necessary adjunct to our business.
Wo wish to abide thorona-hlv hv tha
provisions of the law governing this
matter, our wo ao not wish to deny re
freshment to oar guest unless the law
so provider - s r. - ,
H. C BOWERS. -1
, . -IMPERIAL, HOTEt, CO-
. "HOTEL, OREGON. -.
"M. C. Dickinson. Mgr.
... "HOTELj BELVEDERE.
J "Theo. Kruse. Proprietor,
.4: 'HOTEL. PERKINS.
.. -.. l'BT Chas. MoOrath."
Mr. VrNary replied as follows:
'"Dear Sirs:. I am in-receipt of your
letter, dated June II. In which vou
auote from the charter of the. city of
Portland on the subject of the law ap
plicable to the sale or disposition of
liquors, and aak whether or not the of-
.(Continued on Pare Two.)
t Ex-Senator F. WY MuIVy. " '
ure given by the official census, Mr.
Mulkey Statea that he Is willing to aid
the. clan In. any way nosalble and that
he will head a aubecrlpUoa. to meet the
PRI0NEBS, WIVES AT
! H . v WHERE HUSBANDS AEE HELD
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MRS. ' BTEyBJ : ADAM3 PN THJj; LB
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John O'Neill Declares! That
' Wearing Bed ecktie Will
Not Aid Socialists. V; '
P' (Joaraal gpadal; flarrlca.) ,: ":
Denver, June ' 1. The' miner con
vention listened , to the opening battle
gun between the two , wings of Social
ists.' The Indication are that the So
cialists are , In the minority and that
their faction will withdraw-from' the
Industrial Workers of the World. Dele
gate John O'Neill., In hi report de
nounced Daniel De Leon as I 'Her."- U
stung serpent" and an "ally of eepltaJ
ltm'r In reporting hie ' answer to the
charge that Victor Berger of Milwaukee
had conspired to out De Leon from the
Industrial Workers of the World. ' ,
O'Neill said that -wearing a red neck
tie end shouting I'm a revolutionist
will never drive the capitalists to the
cyclone cellar or throw off the bondage
Or'ganlseV' Petrtetl of the Iron mine
of Minnesota , reported Inhuman oo na
tions there. - - v , - - . ' -
MOFFAT SAYS HE WAS
FRIENDLY WITH UNION
- uoannV Spadal tarrlee.t "
Denver. ' June - , 14. Banker David
Moffat, who was named by Horry. Or
chard as one of the Intended bomb vic
tims, ha Just returned from the east
He says he can not understand why he
was marked by the federation, a It has
mnnav In hla hank and ho has always
Dsen-.menaiy. o n orgauiamw.
Plan Was Recently iCarried
, Out in Tacoma With at- 1
;'. isfactory Results, .i )
!V-f. ;' " '. V"' '! '.; :
expenae of the work. It there should be
sstra expense incurred. '-
Postmsster Minto state' that be has
already been considering the plan for
some time and that if he finds it feas
ible and not contrary ' to the policy of
the department he will be glad to co
operate In the work and to direct It. '
It Is the Intention of Mr. Minto to
tske the question up with the office at
Tacoma and find from there the method
pursued by that office In taking ths
census of that olty. He will ask the
Taeoma postmaster ell of the details of
the census-taking, what the expenae
was, how th carriers proceeded,
whether or not it interfered In sny way
with the regtiler dlseharge of their du
ties and whether the eanctlon of the de-
rsrtment at Washington waa secured,
f the result of his Inquiries Is favor
able he will In all probability order that
the Portland rarrtere begin tha compila
tion of the clty'e populatloa. .
It m believed the carriers would be
sble to gather a very fair and con
servative estimate of the city popula
tion. They cover every portion or the
city and would be able to note practic
ally every pereon resident here. It I
estimated that the work could be done
within two month et the outsuis and
that once It waa completed the result
would be more nearly the real popula
tion .OI tne olty than any previoua can
ft" ' -CvV.VV
JAIL - A
r V- :'
FT.v MRS,. PJETTIBONB ? ON toOIJt.
Mrs Palmer and Infant At
tended by Betinue of; Ser--T
rants Arrive in City. ":l
. Mra. Honoro . Palmer .of Chicago, In
fant child, maid and five servant, to
gether with 1 trunks, oodles of hand
luggage . and necessary i paraphernalia
for housekeeping; , are at the Portland
hotel,', where they--were .. met by Mr.
Palmer. The party . will leave In a day
or two for Eugene, . where they have
taken the E. C Smith residence for the
summer. . ;.".,;,-,." ; -.
Mr. Palmar la the wealthy son of the
late Potter Palmer of Chicago. He haa
come Into, the Oregon-.country In the
past atx month after carefully looking
over Seattle and surrounding territory
and decided to engage In the timber In
dustry, to that effect he haa aet ap
an' office' at' Eugene. ' Is negotsttlng for
several hundred million feet of Oregon
lumber, and ha laid out plan for a
model city that nromlaea to outclass
anything la the modal city 'line ever
turned out by the Pullmans, Cudahya
and other wealthy. Chicagoans who were
looking or a place to spend money.
FI riLIl ROSES NEEDED
Fiesttv Parade Will Be at Least Two ' Miles - Long . and
") Neighboring .Towns Are! Asked to Help SuppIy'Gar
. - lands for Decorating Automobiles and Floats. ! X
-' Por ones In her existence Portland la
ahort of rosea. It la estlmatsd, by
Oeorge I Hutchins, manager of the
rose show and fiesta, that at least 1.000.-
000 rosea are needed and that 1,000,000
could be. used If they could be obtained.
The plans. of the fiesta management can
hardly . keep up with ths. demand for
entries, especially In the - rose parade
on Friday. - The moat, that was hoped
for a week ago was a column two miles
long, today enough entries of rose 'dec
orated floats, carriages and automobiles
TO STRIKE AT ONCE
; "Moarnal Speck! farvlse.1 '..
New York. . June 1 4. The National
Civic Federation' effort to bring abon
a conference between the telegraph com
panies and the complaining operators
having failed. President Samuel J. Small
of the Commercial Telegraphers' union
of America has wired a message to 131
subordinate unions advising them to
prepare for a strike. The locals la San
Francisco, Houston and Chicago have
sent replies urging immediate antlon
and stating that they were ready, to
atrlk at nomeat'g a0Uce
Judge Dunne Denies Ccn-
- Ticted Mayor's Application.
for Release on Bail Dis-
I :: trict Attorney to Consider
Official Only as Indiyidnsl
. t. r '.
Contiction Opens Way to Po-
lice Reform in San Fran
cisco Schmitz Unable to
Perform ' Duties-Financo
Committee Chairman Acta
.. (Jeamal peelal Serrke.l , -San
Franclaco. June 14. Judge Dunne)
thle morning denied 8c (units' applica
tion for release on ball, and remanded -him
Into' custody until tomorrow, .when
the prisoner's attorney claim .they wilt
how sufficient cause for the granting
of balL , Schmlta claimed that as chief
executive of the city, It waa absolutely,
necessary that he have liberty Id order
to conduct the business that comes be
fore him. He will appear Aor sentence;
June II. ' . r ...f. :.. .
- With the opening of court Attorney
Campbell made a formal request to Dis.
triot Attorney Langdon to agree with
alar that Schmlta be admitted to bail -
Kndlng an appeal for a new- trial.
ngdont however, was not of the same
mind as Campbell. He said that the
stats would resist the motion. 1 The fact -'
of -the mayor's official position didn't
alter Langdon's stand.
"I don't consider the prisoner here aa -the-
mayor of San Francisco, but ae En
?ene Schmlta. I see no proper reason -or
ball being granted." .
Campbell then stated that he would. -make
a showing tomorrow to secure ball
for his client. Schmlta waa then left la
custody of a deputy. .
, ' The conviction of - Mayor ' Schmlta -opens
the way to reform In the polloo
department, which Is In a deplorable
eondition. , Francis J. Honey said thla
"As a result of the - conviction- of
Mayor Schmlta, which means that he
must be confined in Jail, he will bo un
able to perform the duties of that of.
f toe, the - chairman of the finance com.
mlttee of the board of supervisors will
be acting mayor. Under the law a con
victed person must bo confined In Jail
unlees a court of competent Jurisdiction,
declares that such Imprisonment Is sol
Injurious to his health that he should
be liberated.- Under no other circum
stances could he- secure admission to ,
ball." - -(
With his conviction Eugene E. '
Schmlts becomes mayor In name only.
Though unable to perform the duties of
his office under the law of California,
Schmlts still retains his office. A fsw ,
years ago, through the Influence of the
corporate Interests, a law waa placed
a Don tha statute books of tha state that
a coavlcted person could not bo ousted
from of f loo until such conviction .- heal
been upheld by a higher court. 1
..- WUl Try mold Offleek
Althouarh every Influence haa been
brought to bear upon Schmlts and hla
attorneys, they have steadfastly refused
to consider the suggestion that the
mayor resign. Even though eon vie ted.
(Continued on Page Two.)
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have-been made, even from cities ow.
side of Portland, to make a solid double
column, , two abreast, . over two miles
long. '-. .' -' - ?
- To the surprise ef the fiesta people
entries have been made from Tacoma.
Seattle and one from aa far away se
San Francisco. But the demand fro.-
these enthusiastic friend from afar le
for flowers. "Can Portland- furnish t
the roses?" they sll aak, aa It Is not
practical to ship the floats and auto
mobiles Tleeorsted beforehand.
Every rose within a hundred miles et
(Continued oa Page- Eight) -
Jacob Schiff. the only director ef V
Weetera Union who responded to t.
Clvlo Federation's plea for a eonffrer
aid there' was nothing to art::r:
President Small, and the executive t
mlttee have Issued a statement -they
have reaenn to bell.ve t-e ' .
t'nioa and Poetar have o
fight the union aa well ee t -rates
and curtail the number r
offlree in larva ette.
The treatn--t -'
of both co "i iv.,
iS fetaWV l