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PORTLAND, OREGON. .WEDNESDAY EVENING, JULY 17, 1807. SIXTEEN PAGES.
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EARLY THIS HOK
Body; Is; Found atDawn;by His Partner
Lying in iDitcll Beside the Highway.
; Victim Is Supposed to Have Been
Saloon Row: Last Sunday
While walking homeward alone the
Cornell road at a late hour laet night
-Alexander Huber. a Swiss dairyman.- i
yeara of age. waa ahot and killed, by
. an. unknown assassin, supposedly an
"enemy with whom he-had had aa alter,
cation. -There wae nothing te euggest
, robbery ae the motive. " - ' -.-
' Huber had reached a lonely apet .by
the roadatde aa he- walked towarde his
home. On the weet side of theroad
there la a well-beaten path and near
t the path la a ehallow ditch. When the
assassin fired from the darkness Huber
. tottered and feU Into the ditch, where
' be ls nrone upon hla back.
. The body was found there at an early
hour this morning, the wan light of
- eomlng dawn directing the attention of
r a chance paaf-by to the .stark . fee?
turee of a man atarlng steadily towards
fthe eky. Henri Nagell. Hobere part.
tier In the dulr ysoch On the Cornell
road, found the body. NageU rm mak
ing his regulur owning, trip to the city
o deliver milk to Ills ration.-'
-police Oe to the Beam.
. Horrified" at the" discover of the body
Of his murdered partner ilmnrt In his
headquarters. It -wae at 4:50 o clock
path, NageU hurried to Good Samaritan
- hospital and from there notified police
headquarters. It -was at :&u o cioca
that the officers .Were Informed of the
.discovery or tne nony. . uuy rnyncmn
i Zelalerv- PoHde Captain Bailey and Pa
trolmen Phillips and Oruber hurried to
th mm. The Presence of the Dhyel
elan waa found to be unnecessary, for
the- man bad apparently been dead for
several hours. . .
Leaving Patrolman Phillips to keep
Vigil over the body, tne others returned
to the city. ..The dead man. and his
effects were not disturbed.. Coroner
Flnley was notified. Officials from
that office Immediately went to the
place, made a careful Investigation and
brought the body back to. the city.
Walking Toward Xla Home, ' r
Huber was-, walking toward hla home
On the Cornell road half a mile or more
' beyond the end of Lovejoy street, so
the "officers have, been ltd to believe,
about 1 o'clock thia morning. He drank
- but little nad never became Intoxicated,
and frequently made the lonely journey
at a late hour. t
A abort distance south of the spot
. where the body waa found is a small
clump of trees, almost hidden from view
by a tangled masa of underbrush and
dense foliage. In journeying along the
i road Huber must have passed this place,
.and offlcere believe the unknown as
sassin there lay In ambush for his ylc-
Ae Huber ; reahedthe-4fstanoe de
, alder by the man concealed In the copse
the assassin fired from a rifle, the ball
'wintering hi Tit-uiu uw iwnnii
v --lear through the body.- Huber stag-
"aV'red and started to fall. Aa ho did' so
ajfcuher shot was fired. Both went true,
the second" bulled lodging III his "back.
It waa removed at the Investigation this
morning, -r- . ..: , : ... .. . .- .tt-i.
, peteotlves rial ire Clsee. - i 1.
' Detective Sergeant Beatty and Detec
tive Hellyer .were. assigned, to.Jhe..case
and at C o'clock thia morning mads
visit to the scene. There waa nothing
to Indicate the identity of the assassin,
and practically no cluea were found at
the place. . However, the detectives say
they have discovered Information which
may speedily result In the apprehension
of the murderer.. ..."
In connection with ths ' mysterious
murder officers are discussing a saloon
brawl which took place Saturday night
at the Oruetll' saloon on Yamhill atreet
between First and Front. In the im
broglio 'Huber' and two of his friends
engaged in a "free-for-all" fight with
three other . men.- Jacob Leu., one of
the otheg men, was - severely .injured,
having not 'only been badly kicked and
beaten. .but (truck in the faoe Vm a
cuspidor. " . - : ,
As a result of the fleht Huber and
Ltwo. of his friends. Xuhn and Andy Roth.
were arrested dv apuiy sneriris. iiu
ber was released from custody In the
sum of 1160. That sum .was deposited
with the sheriff yesterday and a receipt
signed by the sheriff was found la the
dead man's possession.- "His friends are
bemoaning the fact that they aided hint
In raising the amount accessary to re
lease hlra from custody and safety.
. . Sunday bow U saloon.': ' ' .
' The row In the Oruetll saloon was
between men engaged In the dairy and
milk business. Several of them era said
to have been drinking, and one of them
la said to have accused the others of
adulterating-his milk with water. It
wss an argument at first, but fntensl'
fled end aided by frequent drinks it re
sulted in as fierce a row aa often occtirs
In a Portland saloon.
Detectlvea are today endeavoiina to
ascertain whether or not one of the
participants In Saturday night's affray
may not have some knowledge of the
slayer of Huber. - The men were In po
lice court this morning to participate
in tne trial or the cases resulting from
the saloon brawL All bore positive
marka of havlns Taken cart in a flarht.
for bruises and darkened features were
in great prominence,
Tlslted Saloons . Xa Afternoon.
Huber apent a creator Dart ef veater-
aay in me cuy. miring me arternoon
ne visited the oruetll saloon and h
night spent several houra In the saloon
or John Bcnluppe, Front and Salmon
streets. He wss at that place at 10
o'clock, last night, but later than that
nour no trace or mm baa been, dlscov
Chris Berr. who Waa In that saloon at
that time, called at police headquarters
this morning and told about Hi
visit to. mat piaoe.
Huber and Naaell were Droorletora of
ins Mountain ,y law oairy.
TO RUN FOR PRESIDENT
KewYprk Delegation JteHejM jqjto Lining Up Behind
Boom'of Hei of Treasury Department and James
; f. S. Qarkson Will Handle South. ' -
j"..-'' " (Joamafntoedal .ervlce!X
Waahlngton."Jilly 17 That a definite
boom for Secretary Cortelyoa of the
treasury department for the prealdency,
upported by a live organisation of con
servative business men., la about to be
launched In New Tork state. waa 'de
clared here by a politician . of national
reputation The informant predicted
that Secretary Cortelyou would have the
.yaw Tork delegation ' to the next na
tional Republican convention.
It is known the within a week Cor
telyou waa visited by James 8. Clark
son of New Tork.' Clarkson wss chair
man of . the Republican national com.
mutes in one or tne Harrison csm
palgna. He la acknowledged to be the
atrongest northern man In handling
louinim pvmromns. iuii uie adminis
tration is preparing a coup In that di
rection and that Cortelyou. who waa
chairman of the last national committee
and as poetmaster-gsneral, awarded all
ths political plums In that locality, may
he the chief beneficiary la the .general
belief In Washington. .
; SPEAK. WORD TO MAN
FOR SEVENTY YEARS
2ttersal Special Berries.)
lawrenceburg, Ind, . July 17. Mlas
Sarah Ann Daniel, S yeara of age, died
yesterday at har country home, two
mllea north of . this city. She ia be
lieved to have been the oldest "old maid"
In Jndlsna, ; Foe 70 years she had lived
In this locality and refused absolutely
to have sny communication with men.
Miss Daniel was ons of the most pop
Uiar.. girls ia Jiils county wba jouiig
and became engaged td a young man
-o.TUr Bft .!" o"nty without J
word Of explanation and Mlas Daniel
never hehrd from him stain. She never
spke to a man afterwards.
When her father died and later her
mother,- she was so heavily veiled at the
funeral that her face could not he seen
All business connection with the farm
he tranaacted through aslghbora ef her
oarn.eej.. ;.. ,
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' ''' ' :'..v '.MIS3 rLORENCK SCHENCK. ' . '' ;
OPERATORS WILL IVIISS SCHENCK
! HOT SURREflDER 1 RETURNS HOME
Peace ; Xegotiations t iU San
xraneisco Come to End
and Small Leaves
(Jeeraa Special Servlee.)
Oakland, Ca., July 17. ; President
Small announced today' that the peace
negotiations of the telegraphers' strike
are off. -' - 1 .
Small leavaa. for Chicaan within the
next s hours.' He savs nothlna- will he
done toward an extension of the -strike
until ne noids a conference there Tues
day with some- of the more Important
imaan or int jocai unions in the east.
Kuoerintendenb Miller of the Weaiern
Union, m speaking for President Clowry,
in iniwir to- a reauest rrom t:ommia-
sloner Nelll that a suggestion be made
for a-basis "for settling the strike, de
clared the company Is willing to 're
Instate all but a few of the strikers
who werajundaiy prominent JJn vthe
union. ,r ... .. .
WONT TELLT WHOSE
COIN BORES TUNNEL
- (RiMclal Dkpatck ' Tae VesrsaL)
Bnokane. Waah..' Jtulv
Lynch, the big railroad contractor who
waa refused a franchise for a 7.000-foot
tunnel through Cannon hill because he
would not .tell who was backlng.lt, has
started work on the project without
rmlsalon from the Council. Lynch re
used to dlvula-e what road or ..naiia
were backing him but added ) that the
roject would be a 'big b:.eHt to B po
ena. It Is thought the tunnel Is fnr
the Northern Paclflo. but Lvuih i.
will also be for trolley una. a meeting
win oe caned oy tne . Doarq or public
works to see whether or not work on
oe sioppea. . : v.-- w , v, : ; . i
IS DEAD AT PARIS
rjinil tpertit aervVe. 1
Parla Jul 17. TheoboM . ChaYtran
the famous painter who haa painted
many prominent 'Americans, -Including
President Roosevelt end his wife,
this morning. . He waa born In France
in 1I4.. - .. ' v
Ghouls frustrated in Act of
. Exhuming the Remains of
JTrs. Pet 3Iagill in Ceme
tery at Clinton Guard Is
Coroner Says Dead Woman's
Husband Practically Con
- ducted the Inquest "When
the Verdict of Suicide Was
(Journal Special Service.)
Springfield, ' IlL. July 17. Attorney
General Stead says Coroner Jones must
exhume lira. Maglll'e body If the
charges warrant auch action.
'. Uesraal Specfeil garvtea.)
Clinton, TIL, July 17. An attempt to
steal the body of Mrs. "Pef MaglU
from Its resting place In the local cem
etery was frustrated laat night by the
authorities. It la -believed , that- the
ghouls were friends of MaglU and the
greatest excitement prevails aa ' the
result of the attempt. '
Suspicious actions of a party ef men
In. the Ticlnity. of the cemetery attracted
the attention of a passer by laat night
The .oltlasn- stepped behind a conveni
ent post, and watched the men. They
When Horseman Deserts the
Girl He Deceived Her
(Journal Special Service.)
New York.. July 17. Eloping with the
man she loved, earning tha acorn of the
world and ths curse of her parents, only
to find .that her supposed husband had
another wife. Irving, and-that he had
cast her aatda after a few ahort months.
Is" ths terrible experience which haa be
fallen Florence H. Bchenck of Norfolk,
Virginia. " .But-, the silver lining of the
cloud haa at laat appeared. Miss
Schenck's father, upon learning that the
sirl hsd been cruelly -deceived and h
done no wrong Intentionally, has for-
Iven her for her roily, and aha haa
she declares she will never leave again
aa sne lives.
ust. departed for her . old home, which
as lonr aa ah
Dr. Fowhattan B. Bcnencg was ror
merly a- naval surgeon end when hs
thought his daughter had disgraced her
family he waa furloua. He declared to
the. whole world, that' the airl waa no
daughter or . his and , mat never again
would ha look .upon ber face.
Is Wot Heartless. , '
''But the grim old officer had a heart
beneath his frock coat, end when he
learned that Charles H. WUetlh. Alfred
Vanderbllt's horee show manager, with
whom' his daughter had eloped, had de
serted thS girl upon their return to New
Tork he boarded tne nrnt train ror tnis
city. - When he had heard the girl's piti
ful story of how sh wss duped by Wil
son the stern parent threw his austerity
to the winds and clasped the weeping
girl to nis neart.
(Jonrnal gpeefkl bnta.l ,J" ' '
San ' Francisco, July 17. The grand
ury today hesan an Investigation of
Uttering wiUi Uie6cifll I
The romance which began six months
ended with, a heart-moving soene
n Wilson and the airl parted.
weeping girl paid no heed end with sobs
tne story -or tna-alleged deoen-
He denied -that they were married
and declared that his. real -wife was
waiting for him at Newport. Ha ad
mitted that he and Miss Seheack had
been abroad together, and tried to pre
vent her from giving' to the world the
story of their brief romance. He even
reminded- her that (rr VnnderVUt had '
requeated her to Keep silent, but the
tlon practiced upon her.
' 7 . re Is He Story. ,
She told how Wilson had mad love
to her. how she had abandoned ber home
and Jilted her fiance, a naval lieuten
ant, and gone off with Wilson, and of
their alleged marriage " In Richmond.
Virginia. . . i . - . . . ... -
"This, I suppose," remarked Wilson,
"means ths end of my $ 20,000 Job."
. And only a short lx months aso this
same girl looked out upon a pathway
strewn with hope and promlae. In the
Seeing their purpose the man rushed
to- the home of United States Attornev
Mitchell where he notified the official
or what was being dona Mitchell hur
ried to the cemetery, but discovsrsd
that the ghoula had fled.
Friends Suspected, i ...
It Is believed that Frederick MaailL
the banker, who waa arrested ' at San
Diego, California, last Saturday charged
with tha murder of hla first wife, has
secretly communicated with frlenda and
ordered them to remove Mrs. Masill'a
body before the authorltlea can exhume
it ana perform an autopsy. .:
Masill and hla bride, formely Miss
Fay Graham, who waa a chum of Mrs.
Msgiii. no. i. are- now in - ousioay
charged with murder. The authorities
are working upon suspicions which
may prove groundless, but hope that an
autopsy on ths body of Mrs. MaglU will
prove that aha did not commit aulcide
as waa announced at the time of her
Yesterday United States Attorney
Mitchell and the mayor of tha city went
to Chicago, where they made arrange
menta for a chemist to examine the dead
woman's body. Thia. It is believed,
spurred tha frlenda of the prisoners to
' When it waa discovered laat night
mat tne grave or jara. Msmu wss still
untouched, the " authorities posted
Little Brown Men of Mikad$ Domalii
Numbering Between 75 Vand : 100 Un
der Able: Leadership' Went Through
Energetic Militaiy Drijl
Two Miles South of Currinsville
Some 75 or 100 Japanese were seen
laat Sunday In. a- remote location about
two mllea south of Currl ns vllls, a flag
station on the JCstacada branch of tha
Oregon Water eompany'a Una about 16
mllea . from Portland, executing with
considerable ability a skirmish drill.
The maneuvers were conducted under
commanda from ona whose manner gave
to - him the appearance of - commis
sioned officer of the Japanese army.
Secluded Flaoe Oho asm.
I. J. Helms, a barber employed in
The Model shop at It Sixth atreet, with
hla wife waa spending the day laat Sun
day near Currinsville and happened to
wander some distance' from ths railroad
Into the- woods. Attracted by the aound
of gruff ordera and. occasional rifle
shots they ventured further on until
eomlng to an opening In the timber they
aw hetweeir 7 s and 100 Japanese train
ing In arms.
Mr. and Mrs. Helma were not noticed
by the Japa and their drill waa not in
T . " .T .I . - termntaiL... Soma had rlflea and others
wvn. M uw-.atT.... a an-awu sticks which they ussd aa rla
prepared to commence axnoming the
skirmish drill was the nature of prac
ticeAt the command -of their leads
they would run to a -certain position, j
fall flat on their stomachs and fire at
a target Again the command would
be given and again they would spring
up. find a new position, fall flat and ,,
fire at tha target at a different angle.
Crave the Affair XJght Thought.
Othen beside Mr. Helma and hla wife
saw the Japanese In. that remote place '
laat Sunday. Three men who were
looking for berries also ran uson the
Japa. They thought little of the cir
cumstance at the time but as they con
tinued to think about it the serlousneaa
tt the-occurrence came -to them, -
it is tuougnt that the jaoanese are
employed near there getting out logs or
making ties. , However, those who live .
near when they heard there were near,
ly a -hundred of them, were surprised
to learn that there were that many Jan
from many . habitations and a location.
in- that-section. The place choeen for tha-
racuce Is near the Clackamas river, far
little likely to be easily run upon. The
trsinlng Japnaa -erece iwsaai aoout tha
middle- of the arternoon.
ENGLAND WILL PREVENT
Lord Lansdowne'Arranged Existing Treaty With View, of
V ForestaUing the Yellow Peril Racial Senti
ly;' I ment Will Prevail. : i
(Continued on Page Two.)
STRAUS WILL BE
Secretary of Department of
Commerce and Labor Is v
Coming to Investigate.
XCouUnued on fagt JwA
Oscar S. Straua, secretary of the de
partment 6f cdmmerce and labor, will
arrive In Portland Saturday morning (o
make ' ' personal Investigation of the
work of hla department In thia city.' He
will reach here at T o'clock and will go
to the. Portland hotel, where reserve
uons . nave been made for a party ef
four. . '
Secretary Straua visit will he much
of the earns nature aa that of Secretary
imni.ni, wav waa in tne nose KAy last
Saturday investigating local oonditiona.
One of the moet important matters
which the secretary haa to consider on
his trip to tha coast is tha question of
tits and a I anal a for tha auManca
of raarlnera This subject haa always
been, a bone of - contention between
marine men and the department and it
is believed that an amicable settlement
will be reached and a larger number of
guides will - be established wherever
danger lurks for the seamen.
Bo far no arrangement. Km Km.
made for the entertainment of Secretary
Straus, but the mstter will be takaa up
todav nv the chamber- of oominarca tha
Commercial club and the- Concordia
club. It Is believed that a dinner will
be prepared for the distinguished
visitor 'who has -jurisdiction -over- many
imifuimii ium.i. iraruuQiDf to Port
land's welfare. i
Mr. Straus Is one ef the leading
Hebrewa of the country and Is a man of
eiceptlonally strong character. He was
appointed ambaaaador to Turkey by
President Cleveland and. because of his
Secullar fltneas was taken Into Preei
nt Hoosevelt's cabinet aa secretary ef
commerce and labor.
llome Sugar for Theae Fw serves.
(Speel.l pt.oatre to The Joeaut.l
-. '(Teareal Special Servlee.) -London,
July 17. Japan will sever
get the slightest encouragement from
England to disturb peace In the Paclflo,
On the contrary, the king ami govern
ment ef thia country will atrennoualy
combat any auch tendency en the part
of Its far eastern ally. -
Great Britain's primary objection to
encouraging or to permitting, if It can
avert it a Japanese attack upon Amer.
lea arises from profound racial senti
ment. Its secondary 'objection fa leee
Insistent for the moment perhaps than
the other, even though more practical,
and cornea from the conviction that a
aweeping Japanese conquest might In
volve tha integrity of the British em
pire In peril. . .
Lord Lansdowne went Into tha alli
ance with Japan, not to promote tha
J a panes peril, but to forestall It For
Japan to take the Philippines, according
to the views held at present In the most
authoritative quarters would be only
less grays In its effect upon England)
than for the Japanese to take Australia.
3Irs. Helen Green to Become
Bride of Mrs. Terkes
I Grande.. Or.. July 17. The Amnio
mated H'igar company will give f60 In
f rises at the coming county fair for
hs beat varl"tv of I nlon count fruila
sjoresarv ,;4U Graode gugao.
1' (Jesmal Special Sarrlee.)
HewrrcTr-Jutr-17. Wilson Mlaner,
whose marriage to Mrs. cnariea i.
Terkes soon aftsr the death of her mil
lionaire husband created a aenaatlon. la
t r matrimony again. Mrs. ; Terkes
.iw -w.re.f a divorce from him.
At a banquet last night in the Rand
Helen Oreen, a newspaper
Oliver Weldon Barnes, son of a mil--.
.el' .nrt th? "white light" district s
latest aspirant for fame in the money
burning line, was the
Mlaner are partners In the Band hotel,
at 14 1 Vorfy-nlnth street. ; The story
runs that Barnee embarked In the hotel
business to show New Tork how one
should be conducted.
EDNA BIXLEK ON"
' STAND FOR FATHER
(Joeraal toael.t aeniea)
Chicago, July 17. Kdna Blllek. daugh
ter of Herman B II lex. who la accused of
murdering six members ef the Vrsal
family, testified In favor of her father
today. She deeoriDea events at the
Vrsal home preceding the death of Mary
ENGLISH COURTS AID
PROMOTERS OF TRUST
- (Journal peeUl e.r?W.)
. Uverpool, July IT. K J'iry today
swarded damages of S?A0'0 to lrar
Brothers, ehe blsiteet
ere In the world, at
Illy Uml, and T,
whlrh waa brounht I
SttH. k -.i Rnatten.it i
, ci, -i a sodji v
t i london
; Is ewe. lxnl
a I i.el ault
t . . j I...AS1 S
WILL7AVED AGAIN "
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