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VOL. VI. NO.. 127.
PORTLAND, , OREGON, THURSDAY EVENING, AUGUST. 1, 1907. EIGHTEEN PAGES.
PRICE TWO CENTS. EJlFhiPSSS
Authorities Make No Effort to Enforce the Law But Permit Card and Dice
Games ats Well as Betting UpQn Races-Faro, Roulette and Poker , Played
r. . ". w ' a . ws . w tr . . ar -Basswaverv mm w '
STATES TOM WORD
Former Sheriff of Multnomah Who Put
: the Lid" on Multnomah Says that Any
I; One Who Says Gambling Cannot Be
Stopped Is Talking Through His. Hat.
-Paraphernalia Is-All Evidence Needed.
The sheriff of Clackamas county can close the Milwaukie Club
in four minutes if he wants tor", said Tom Word today. r "Any one
who says it can't be done is talking through his hat,"- : y-
, "It would be easy enough for the authorities of Clackamas
county to close up the Milwaukie dub," said Mayor Lane. "The
evidence is there if they want Ht. I ' guess they haren't looked for
' ' ; Open gambling on hora. races, wall
- as card an. die. games, at th notorious
Milwaukl. club, la permitted . to, run
.! unmolested, .cording to Sheriff B.ttl.
of Claek.au. countr. bce.ua. b. ba.
- failed in det.rmlnad .fforta to aecura
.vldnc. "that" th. lawa ar balnc Tlo-
latd .t th. raaort
I. view f thla aaMrtlon Kambllng of
ajl klnda ha. been carried on in flagrant
defiance of th. aututea for aev.ral
year, althonth In th meantlra Tom
Word, while sheriff of Multnomah
, county, cloaed (ambling in Portland
within an boura notice, and there baa
never been . tlm. when the aherlff or
; dlatrlet attorney of Clackamaa county
could not have takn Ilk. procedure
salnat th. Milwaukie club. Abundance
, of f lrat-handed evidence la- obtainable
there at .11 houra of the day and nt;ht
Mayor Lan. took th. Initiative agalnat
the rambling resort nearly two year
; .go when be ordered a raid which waa
t eariied out by a aquad of police. Th
mayor' did not wait for Information.
" He had th gambling paraphernalia
eetaed. which in themelvea ar eonaid
ared prim, facia evidence.
CTeHini.. Anthorttl SOart.-
H1 actlun wa. Uken upon a provl-
- .Ion in the city charter empowering
city authorttlea to aupprea. gambling
THE MtLWATIKIE CLUB, XOTORIOlfs GAMBLING HOUSE.
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hm .:.. to
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; Matai.W.aaa.MBBNBMW f ' ' ' . T' . "
but wrban the ca. wa. brought into
court. It waa held that lftaamuch a th.
Milwaukl. club waa In another county.
Mayor Lan had no Jurisdiction In th.
mattar. Sine that time Clack am a
county authoritle have permitted th.
reaortto run unreatrlcted In It viola
tion or toe statute.
Actlv. pool elllng In conjunction
with th gambling operation at the Mil
waukie club, la In progreaa in Portland
daily. At numeroua downtown cigar
tore and aaloona,- beta are mad and
transmitted to the club headquarter
acroaa th. county, line. Return, on th.
racea themselves, on which money la
wagered, are received over wire leased
from the Paclflo State . Telephone
Telegraph company., . ...
. Sm Betting te rn IwUf.
. "That hora. J. B. Smith looked good
to ma and I took her at to 1 thla
morning." aald . visitor at th. club
yesterday, who conflnes hla gambling
desires to betting on the pontes. "Now
iook at ner, ii to 1, with, Mandar. up.
Qee, aha look Ilk. raady money."
Then thl. follower of the race, who
travel, up and down th. coaat batting
on th. horses showed a ticket, he had
Dougni on. J. n. smith, entered In the
third rare at Seattle, which .hOweaT. he
had bet IS against 146 that 4. B. Smith
(Continued on . Pag.
Jial DetectiTe for District Attorney Marmm's'Office
Attempts toUse Municipal Court as Means to Settle ;
J TPriVate Gradge-rOrdercd Out of Courtroom. : ,
GROWTH OF CITY
Gain of Twenty-Two and a
QuarterPer .Cent. Shown;
by Postof fice Business ;
A .ansatlonal clash between Folic.
Xnda. George 1. Cameron and Patrick
Maher, special detective for th. district
attorney', of floe, which nearly re.ulted
In th. latter being baled Into court for
, oonUmpt occurred In municipal court
. efflc thl. morning. For a f.w minute,
ft appeared that the" two official, would
settle their difference, a la Bcitt and
Nelson, but th. matter did not progreaa
beyond . wordy warfare .tag.
Seteotive Wad. Demand.
The trouble wa. preolpiuted by Mahar'a
: demand for a warrant for Mrs. VIo-
, torta Blight,, on charge of disorderly
conduct. In .order, according t. Police
Court Clerk rrank Henney, to head
iff any attempt on th. part of th
woman to .ocompllsh th. arrest of
Mrs. James trlscoll, Mahar'a sister.
Mr. Slight, who lives la the rear of
the tesldence of Jsmes J. Drlscoll,
Mahar'a mother-in-lsw, 181 North Kour-
v teenth street, ha. en in the police
court on two occa.lon. recently on
v charge, of disorderly conduct. On th.
. flr.Poccaalon Drlscoll swor. to a com.
' plaint a a alnst her, alleging that ah.
. conducted herself In an unseemly man
tier and vilified and abused th neigh
bora The woman waa - tried, found
guilty and placed under a peace bond.
At the .ub.aqu.nt trial .h. wa. heavily
lined. , ,
Judge Cameron happened to be pres
ent when M.her made hi. demand for
in warrant true morning and Informed
him that as h ballaviut that h wnm-it
wa. dmentd. h would not take any
action in the premises.
"That woman should be examined for
nr sanity. - sail the Judge. "Why don't
-'0,JLuk B"c before the county court V
"Then you refuse to isau. a warrant r
hotly Queried Matter.
"Tea air. I will not viva Vnn a war.
rant," replied Cameron and turning to
w n-nnessy noiiried ni. .ubordln.t.
i me complaint.
Selective Made Threat. .
"TH "force you to give a warrant.'
loudly daolared Maher. "My brother-ln-
At thl. remark Judge Cameron aelsed
Maher bv th arm and told him t. gat
"Ill'.how you.'" replied Dlatrlet At
torney Manning', aleuth, whereupon
Judge Cameron, who up to thla time had
remained cool and colleoted, announced
with a dlaplay of anger:
"1 don't want to hear any more from
you, lr. You go outside or-I'll have
you in court. In short order. - - -r
Cameron wa. white with rag. and
Maher lost-no tlm. In obeying the
Jude-e'a order. The affair created much
excitement and development, ar. antici
pated. t -. ,
Portland poatofflc. receipts for th.
month of July brok. all previous rec
ord. In th. month which ended yester
day when the total amounted to !!.
151.48, an Increaae of ft.4SI.IS over
the recelDt. of Julv ltOC. ar It U ner
cent. Thl. la considered - on. of tb.
greatest record . ever made br aov
poatofflce In the country and Indicates
a growth of almost one fourth of the
total receipt, in on. rA Tb. sale.
tor July, 10, were lhsfi.il.
Postmaster John W. vvisito la natural.
ly elated over the showing mad by the
posiornce ana accredit, tne wonderrui
tridea mad in the past year to the
new buslnesa developed by newcomer.
In Portland. .
Mr., Mlnto believe, the' postal receipt,
form the best Illustration of the city's
growth in population and doe. not heal-J
taie in aaying that foruand naa at
least lTt.OO. parson, residing within
her boundaries. In .peaking on this
phase of the queation, he aald:
v lliow. Fortlaad'. Orowta,
"In 1900' when the peculation of the
city waa given at 0,o0O by the federal
census, the postal receipt wer. 1201
000. In 107, the receipt, for the fiscal
year ending March II, were 1562.000.
This ladlcates a remarkable Increase
and if the population has advanced 'In
firoportlon to. the postal reoelpta, Port
and'a population would be about
00. However, one factor mu.t be taken
Into consideration In retard to thla mat
ter. Portland buslnee. men have learned
to advertise more -than In former year
and a larg. .hare of th. new bu.lnea.
can he attributed to Increased adver
tising. ,. ......
"July and August are the. dullest
month, of th. year,' but If thl. i. any
indication of the growth of tb. offlc.
for th. remainder-of the fiscal year,
we cannot get our new poatofflce build
ing any too soon. W. ar crowded for
apace a. tt la. lahandllng tb. butne
that tome. -up, but when' -the people
return from their vacations at the mh
hor and mountains w expect to b
ovarwbalmed with th. ruah. . c . -
X.axgr Quartan lredd. -
"New clerk, and larger quarters are
needed very much and7, th sooner w.
gat thaui th. better we' will be able to
handle- the business when it -come.-' The
alterations to the present building will
be commenced as soon a the authort
tlea at Washington send word to go
ahead. The change will give ua another
tamp window and enlarge our facili
ties all around.
"The great Increa thl. month .how.
conclusively that more clerk, will be
needed - and ,1 will aend a request to
Washington for additional help a. Boon
as I can determine bow many more
will b. necessary."
- Even to ona who dally visits th. post
office on buslnesa the tremendous
f rowth in th. city's population 1. raanl
ested. The corridor, are constantly
filled by a moving throng of people who
pass in and out In streams, whloh are
dally growing larger. Formerly th.
men hour, were between i o clock In
the morning and 1 in the afternoon.
Other time during the day little busi
ness waa transacted. Now the clerk
are busy from th. tlm the windows
ar opened in the morning until they I
TBAINMM KILLED ' i
: U BY ENGINE BLOW-UP
-"Urtmna, Ohio, Ang. l. Lou Chamber
lain. P. P. welgner, Charle. Stuart,
trainmen, wer. killed early thl. morning
by the blowing up of a boiler on a
Pennsylvania angina. Low water waa
the cause of engine, tender and two
oare being demollahed. ,
Inaction of City v Fathers in
Regard to New Garbage
- Bt Petersburg Aug. 1. In quelling
rlots. troop at Id today opened fire,
killing and wounding 10.
filanghtec at fyxlx. .
"No decent men would try to throw
th. responsibility for a new garbage
crematorium on thl. health board a th.
City council bs dona." Dr. A. J. Oleay.
. - Hot ahot In th. form of eau.tlo, mean
ing reflection waa poured into th. city
council thl. ftornlng by m.mbera of th.
health board. Dr. Oleay precipitating the
discussion and leading the van. Inac
tion on the part of tbe council with ref
erenc. to acquiring a alt. and construct-
in- a new carDac incinerator, as
charged by members of the health board,
wa. responsible for vl troll o utterance.
mad. by board member. ' .
- Demand Actio,
. "Public welfar demand, immediate
erection of a crematorium," chimed In
Mayor Lan when th. 'discussion grow
hotteat and under his guidance a reso
lution waa framed .overlng th. dealr.
pf th. board.
Th. resolution cite th. inadequacy of
the present crematorium and danger of
collapse of the structure covering It;
the Inability to alter or ' enlarge the
present- plant to meet present demands
and the Immediate necessity for a larg
er bUUdlng to get rid of th. city, refuse.
Power to nrovlde a new crematorium.
the board member, contend, 1. wholly
within th. provlnc. of the council under
me cnarter ana tney win not listen a
moment to excuses. They maintain that
the council Is trying to wash Its hands
of a disagreeable matter .rid they do not
propose to agree to it. The board of
Vife-Beater- Shaefer - Cries
Out in Anguish Under
Punishment Meted Out by
"Brawny Deputy Sheriff at
the County JaiL
On One . Occasion Shaefer
Tied.Bis.Wife to. aChair
and Beat Her With a Strap
Guilty of Several Other
Fifteen laah.a aero., th. back with a
eat-o'-nlne-tail. at the whipping poet,
waa th. punl.hment inflicted on Henry
Shaefer thl. morning for beating &L
wife on th. .treat early in July. Shaefer
fainted after the handcuff wer. taken
off hi. hand., but . revived soon and
book hand, with Deputy Sheriff Prank
Beatty. who had wielded th. whip.
"Shaefer wa. arre.ted three weeks ago,
and soon afterward pleadad not guilty
toth. charge of assault and battery Thl.
morning, before Judge Cleland in the
circuit court, he changed hi. plea to
guilty, and asked the leniency of th.
court. Deputy District Attorney Moaaer,
In recommending tbe whipping poet as
Shaefer'. punishment, aald:
"Thla man haa been guilty of repeated
aasaulta upon hla wife. On one occasion
be stripped her. tied her fast to a cbalr,
and beat her with a atrap. When th
wlfc'a alater interceded on her behalf,
he beat hi alater aleo." .
aafr Blamaa Hla wife.
Sh.efer asserted that the trouble waa
all his wlfe'a fault. When asked If he
bad anything to say, he replied: -
"It waa all her fault I felt sorry for
what I did. but ah. waa alway. away
from home. ' When I came home from
rilr ah. wimiM .Iwawa k. w .
nlng around with aome on. else, t have
been working for eight years steady.
worxing naro ior my money, and that
woman haa put m on th bum. Now
it 1. up to you, Mr. Judge, to do what
Jud.a Cleland in nasainfr sentence.
said that in view of the undented re
peated assault, made by Shaefer on hi.
wife, he believed the court should in
flict a punishment that Sbaefer would
remember, that would be not only a
lesson for him but a warning to other
men who should-feel Ilk. beating their
(Continued ea Pag. Twelve.)
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Northwest ' Manager of - the
Associated 1 Oil Company
. . Disappears From Portland
" and ; Warrant Is Out for
His Arrest. r
Young Man Who Bises by
-.Hard .Work. tiGood Posi-,
tion Falls Intd Bads Ways
and Is Now a Fugitive
From Justice. ,
Ardent traveler of th. primrose path,
Journeying at tb. pace that rack, and
kills, J. B. Boyla, aorthwe.t manag.r of
th. Associated OH company, haa ab
sconded, leaving behind a shortage
known to be as much as 13.183.(4. and
.till' growing as experts proceed with,
th. work of examining th. company's
accounts. . . - . ... f -,
-Boyl. also left behind hi. young wlf.
and . 1-year-old baby. th. wlf. ill and
almost distracted at hi. mladaeda and
the child crying plteoualy merely be
cause the mother weeps. Hd left two
week, ago, the dav after a auccessor
had arrived here from San Francisco to
take hi. place.
Warrant for inwi
A warrant for hi. arreat waa laaued
July 11, and clrculara bearing hla d
scrlpUon hav. been forwarded by th.
police to every city in the north weat.
No trace of blm, however, haa been dis
covered except the fact that ha caahed
a company's check for flOO In Tacorna
the morning following hla flight from
The atory of Boyle'a career and down
fall i. terribly melodramatic, a tale of
alow and tedloua auocea. by honeat and
capable application to duty, and th.
Budden, meteorio fight to degradation
after h. abandoned the narrow road.'
He waa called a self-made man, and
friends looked with pride upon th. re
sults of hla effort
Boyle la SI years of age and hand-,
aome. Teara ago he waa a laborer, a
ateamfltter by trade, and a good one,
That waa In San Franclaco. Hi paid
etrtct-attention todutyv carefully- ful
filling every duty that came to hlrn.
and soon he began to rise.
Boyle waa mad. secretary or tne
Steam-fitter' union in San Francisco
and in that capacity becam acquainted
with tb. managers of the Aasoclated
(Continued on Page Twelve.)
(Continued on Pag. Twelve.)
BRITT WILL NOW FIG HT GANS
KOREA APPEALS TO ;
AMERICA POR HELP
(Josraal Special Serrle.)
New Torlt, Aug. 1. rPrlnc. Ty Jong
OnUv nephew of th. deposed emperor of
Korea, arrived here today. Ha'saya
that ha I marked for assassination, and
: thai nothing can save him. - - .
' he edict to slay me has gone forth."
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h. .aid. .1 am virtually dead now. - It
' th duty of the police to arrest th.
first Japanese found near me. I am
her. to see Preeldent Roosevelt to ret
h'ni to save Korea from Japan. The
mikado wl) try to seise the Philippines
and - then try to destroy U. Enallah
power lu tb. fax Indies.'. "V
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- IJoaraal Special aenie.) '' . - !
' San Franclaco. Aug. 1. Battered and
sore. Battling Nelson .pent th. night
and morning at a Turkish bath. Only
a f.w frl.nda called to ... him. He
presents a sorry appearance. His no.,
and on. eye ar. In bad .bap. and hi.
body sore from th. beating he received.
H. i. undecided a to hi. future. Brtt
how. f.w algn. of th. battle. H. will
bide hi. time to get what h. want, in
the shape of a pur., at hlr next .fight
Brltt "and Dans may meat tonight to
discuss term, for a fight n Labor day.
Brltt aaya: "Gans mu.t ooms to me. ,
H. ignored' m. before th. fight,"
; . sTanghton. Opinion. .
It 1. the unanlmou. opinion among
fight .Xpert, that the durable Dan. Is
no longer th. Invincible lightweight.
W. W. Naughton of th. Examiner say.
this morning: '
"Beyond the - shadow of - a - doubt,
Jimmy Brltt fought th grandest battle
In his career. He kept a cool bead In
trying moments and after th. tenth
round hsd pasaed was tb Dan' master
at av.ry .tag. ' When th. finishing
gong rang h. had Nelson ataa-gerlng
along the ropee and it la possible that
had th round been half a minute longer
Brltt would have scored a knockout.
"When It we. over, sport were sk
ins one another whether It W. Gold
fluid or Colma that had the greater In
fluence on last night's results. Some
thought that the besting admlnletered
to the Dan by Qans at th mining
camp had left him an easy mark for
Brltt. Others wer. of th opinion that
the experience gained for Jimmy when
he fought trie laat breakneck mill with
Neleon on the meadow at San Mateo
enabled him to avoid pitfall, and .cor
a clean-cut victory. The first half of
U. battle k.yt to. spec later. (Messing.
Th. laat half was so one-sided that th.
rallerylte. wer shouting "Brltt, Brltt.
Brltt"- In oniaon at th. do, of .vary
July in Portland
Daring the month of July, 1907,
. the, , .
Average circulation of The
Journal Was 28,310
Or a fain of more than 3,297
r copies ' over July, 1906.
The Journal know it h.t 'a
Urger paid circulatkn by ev
. era! : thousand - copiet - than, -any -Other
Portland daily newspaper.
It 'challenges an investigation
if the assertion is questioned.
During the month Tbe Jour-,
nal printed ,
41,706 Inches of Paid
while - the Oregonian-printed
40,966 inches, -and the evening,
issue bf the Oregonian printed
The Journal LcadsL
C. E. Van Loan state In th. Los
"Another puglllstto Idol has fallen.
The durable Dane is no more. The man
whose stamina carried him to such for
tune and fame as may be seoured In a
14-foot ring Is now an exploded phe
nomenon, an idol with the clay foot all
uncovered. . It fell to the lot of Jamea
Edward Brltt to draw the velL There
are thoae who will say that the beating
Nelaon received at Gold field mad. it
innnioie ior drill 10 neat mm.
- i nee men are probably right, but Tt
Is only fair, to the plumber lad to say
that in all his Ufa, h never fought such
a perfect battle as he did last night.
k. a Btnytn in the Call write! Jim
my Brltt haa reached the height of hla
sensational ring career. With only one
clean-cut decision against him In five
7 TV" ""'ngmansnip, he showed him
self the master of the man who scored
that victory over him. He was able to
stand off the Implacable Dane and off
aet hla apparently lrreslatlble attack
ir iv rnun.i. :ijrm outboxed and. out-
rougnc Nelaon. Each round saw dee
Prat fighting, and was full of action.
v. v. wiwkhiiib ior a moment. . .
' ' Only Sedaloa roaalbto.
Refer Jack Welsh aald: "It was a
rooa nara rignt Both boys were will
ing the whole 10 rounds. I gave ths
only decision posslbls under the circum
stance. Jimmy outpointed, and out
fought Nelson all the way."
Harry B. Smith of the Chronicle said:
"Jimmy Brltt earned the decision Jack
Welah gave him last night Twenty
rounds or more were, for the moat part,
the hardest flshtlng that has been seen
In San Francisco. The California light
weight outnleavered and outboxed bis
W. J. Jsr-obo of th. Dally New. will
say this afternoon: "Brltt fought as
be said he would. Trior to the contest
Jimmy remarked: 'I will flfht this I
battle for Hrttt not tnr h nnhllc' and 1
Jimmy carried out tb. ida ,te th. l.t-
If Officers Enforce Statutes, Gambiera Cannot Escape the -
T I Consequences 76f I Violations-State ProTidcs Ade-
. - "quate Punishment for All Offenses. ;
Orsgon statute offer hO loophole.
through which gambler, and their in
stitution, can escape the law If tbe
proper authoritle. act Evidence of a
violation of th. .tat law. I. open to
anyone who take the. trouble to vlalt
th. Milwaukl club, and back of th.
vldeno. ar. th. legal provision, under
which action can be taken. V
. Section 14. chapter. T, Bellinger A
Cotton, i cod a, provide, that each and
v.ry person who shall deal, play or
carry on. open or cause to be opened,
or who .hall conduct either owner,
proprietor or employe, whether for hire
or not, any game of faro, monte, rou
lette, roug et nolr, languenet, rondo,
vlngtun (or twenty-one), poker, draw
poker, brag, bluff, thaw or any bank
ing or any other game played with
cards, dlos or sny other device, whether
the ant shall b played for money.
check is credits or any- other representa
tive of value, shall be guilty of a mis
demeanor, and upon conviction thereof
shall be punished by a fine of not more
than 1500. and shall be Imprisoned In
the , county jsu until sucn rin. and
eoats are paid; provided, that snob, per
son so convicted shall be imprisoned
one day for every 11 of such fine and
costs; and provided further, that such
imprisonment .hall not exceed one year.
There le no direct provision agalnat
pool selling In th Oregon statutes, but
the state aupreree court held in th
case of the etate against M. Q. Neaae,
May-15. 10S, that a poolroom in which
persons dally congregate to bet upon
horse races reported to th proprietor
bv telegraph I a gaming house punish
able as a nuiaance at common law and
affirmed the decision of th lower court
which convicted Neaae under section
1J0, Bellinger ek Cotton's code, which "
"If any person shall-wilfully snd
wrongfully commit any act which groaa.
ly Injures the person or property
of another, or which grossly " dis
turb - th publrft peace or heslth,
or which openly out rases th puhllo
decency and 1 Injurlou to Tuilti
morale, uch peraon. If no punishment
la expressly prescribed therefor by Ihle
code, upon conviction thereof shall b
Jurtlahed by Imprisonment In the county
all not less than one month nor more
than lx months, or by a fine not les
than 160 nor mora than 1100." -
LITTLETON CHOSEN TO
DEPEND HARRY THAI
Joenal Special Serrte.)
Nrw Tork. Aug. t. Martin w, Little
ton, formor borough president of Brook
lyn, has been selected a. chief counsel
for Harry K. Thaw during bis coming
trial for th. murder of Stanford WhU.
It la understood Uttleton'g retaining
'' . ... (
fee I $31,009. ' He accepted on
that h hav his own way In '
Littleton won nM!"'"' '
making th .e.n i
1 e i fc-r In i)...,ti .
tlonHl I -J i