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VOL. VI. NO. 123.
PORTLAND, f OREGON, FRIDAY EVENING, AUGUST 2, 1007. EIGHTEEN PAGES.
PRICE TWO CENTS.
OW TaX A1TD T
fa be, riVC CUtl
District Attorney Hedges Says He Will Proceed When Prepared' to Act Effectively
AT EXCUSES MADE BY
"Talk of Evidence Needed Is Foolishness"
Says Word "I : Didn't it for Eyi
dence I Served Notice" to Gamblers
: 1 to Get Out of Business and That Ended
It -Beattie Could Do Same." - v r
Sheriff Beattie of Clackamas county
baa 'laid down."
. la the face of the latter be wrote
-r laefTT ednesday tothe - mtntetere -of
Oregon City, relative to the notorious
Mllwaukle club. In which he eaid. 1
, have made a determined effort to vet
.evidence to prove case In the court
, against the place, but have been unable
to do so. , If yon have evidence In your
possession I will act forthwith." Sher-
- Iff BeatUe this rooming letthef light
ahlne on , the tnalda of hie office by
etating: ; . -. -.
I think the rood people Of Milwau
kee are able to attend to their own
business, without Interference of mine.
Tola Is all X have to aay."
.' ireeded Sriaano Offered.
' - The etatament from fiberlff Bfttle
iaaiM aa a result of The Journar fur.
, Blahlna- the much needed evidence which
ia eousht aad hie audden determination
e auow the people ei Miiwaunie to en-
roroe the laws and atop the open and
flaa-ntnt violation of decenoy by the
, aatnbllna resort la In direct contradic
tion to the position aaaumed by him
' before it became evident that . It waa
. an eaay matter for a newspaper or an
Individual to load down fala office with
Sheriff Beattie thla mornln at Ore
on City evinced hie skepticism relative
te the operations of the notorious tun
bllng resort at Mllwaukle whose Infrac
tion, of the state, city and county stat
utes Is patent to everyone familiar with
Its work. Sheriff Beattie' full state-
. nent waa aa follows: . -, - -.
, Beattie' VU Btatoment. - '"
"It did not take the. Portland paper
Ions- to find out about the Mllwaukle
club belnt; a nefarious irambllns; hell
after the club bad atopped advertising
In these papers. . If the club is aa bad
. as these papers paint It, they must
have known all about this eonditlon
when they boosted the club' business
by carry Ins; Ite advertising; In their
dallies. ' Tom Word's course In matters
of this kind waa approved when Bob
Stevens- was elected sheriff of Mult
nomah county. '
"1 think the itood people of -KllwaukU
are able to attend to their own business
without Interference of mine. This is
all I have to say."
Openly Defying the Law;
The contention raised does not blanket
the fact that the Mllwaukle club Is
dally, openly, defylns; the law. Sheriff
Meattie ataieq tnai ne neeoeo evidence.
The Journal began to supply this evl
. dence with the result that the aberlff
of Clackamas county now Issues a state
, tnent that there Is no occasion for in
Jerferenoe fJwfPhtm a (rains t the hourly
VjWflon of the statu tea
TdT-ienff Tom Word lanhed fhle
tnornmV when the statement was made
to him that Sheriff Beattie had snld
be would' take action arainst the Mll
' vraokle club whenever evidence waa fur
'Dished against the club. "." " '
What Teas -Word Bays.
evidence while sheriff of this count v.
I served notice on the frambllnc-houaes
to ret out of business and eet the hour.
That ended It. They . quit Sheriff
Beattie could do' 'the -same thln In the
same lenrth of time with the Mllwaukle
club if there wasn't some rood reason
xor mm not aoinc so,"
. Ked-ee May Aot Boom. ' 1 '
There Is reason to believe that Dis
trict Attorney Had res is planning to
rinse, up the Mllwaukle club in the near
future, despite hie noncommittal re
sponse to lnnulrlea on . thla r. subject.
Sine he assumed office three or four
montha aro he- haa had an unusual
f reaaure of business, due in part to
he grand Jury which was alttlnir at
the time ef hie appointment and which
returned a number of indictments. It
Is stated by one who professes te know
that District Attorney Hedges haa been
striving to clear tba decka. preparatory
to a aeterminea campargn arainst gam
bling, not only in Clackamas but In
Clatsop, - Columbia and Washington
counties, .which are Included within his
Using asked this morning regarding
any contemplated action . against tbe
Miiwauaie oiut, ne- eaio:
"I shall prooeed In this matter when
prepared to act effectively. Mot be
fore." O r, 1 . ...
WUTIATirS ELECTED '
'' aTasasnsaaasis -,,. . K ,
, 0eanal Ipeelal atrvke-t '
Jackson, Miss., Aug. 1. -John Sharp
Williams' election over Governor Varda
man for the senate la no lone-er in
doubt. Williams' campaign committee
claims a lead or rrom lo.uoo to l&.ouo.
Supplemental returns for governor and
other officers are comlnc In slowlv.
Charles Scott is leading by a plurality
of from 6.000 to 1,000 with B. P. Noel
second and Earle Brewer third. .. .
. . . -v:
TO MAKE WATERLOO :
SITE OF PARLIAMENT
' "He doesn't need that, and he knows
It," declared the former official, who
mads quick work of gaming-houses In
Portland. "The common reputation of
the place le enough, even If he has never
been inside of It. - If he needed evidence
he could go there and confiscate the ta
blea, roulette wheels and other gam-
- bllng devices. That would be evidence.
' It's possible he. thinke -they aren't
"But all this talk about evidence, in
the face of the facts patent to every
one, 1 foolishness. I didn't wait for
(Jeamal wdal letvles.)
Brssosls. AusTi a. A committee--haa
been formed to buy land at Waterloo
so as to preserve the famous battlefield.
Belgian newspapers advocate the selec
tion of Waterloo as the seat of the
future International peace parliament.
Their Idea is that the land shall be
declared neutral and be placed under
extra territorial or international control.
TAKES SENATE SEAT
AFTER NEXT , TRIAL
(Journal Special Servlee.) ' '
Ban franclsco, Aug. I. Chief Counsel
J. H. Hawley. who Is here en rout to
Honolulu, elates that Senator Borah
will not take his seat In the senate un
til after the Pettlbon trial 1 completed.
Orchard cannot repudiate hi confes
sion, he said. : ' -;
T0 DEFEND M0YER
Denver, .Aug. J. Federation officer
ay they will not 1st Attorney B. F.
Richardson retire aa chief counsel for
Pettlbone and -Mover. The offlcere
know nothing of the reported quarrel
between Richardson and I) arrow.
V "THE SPORT OF KINGS"
Came . Home TJneipectedlyi
and Found '. Wife Entep-
L tainingr Harry Duncan
r His Suspicions "Had Been
Aroused Before, He SaidU
New Tork World. '
FISH PASSES LIE
' - J' .: : . - -, .. -.,
Magnates Contradict Each
Other's Assertion, About
a' Stock Ownership. .
(Joaraal Special Service.) '
New York. Aug. . Stuyveeant Fish
and K. H. Harrimaa stirred the waters
of- Illinois Central affair today-and
wound up by each calling the other , a
liar. Fish was the first to send out a
statement about the Illinois Central, In
which he contrasted the smallneas of
Harrlraan's stock holdings In com
parison with hi own.
" I own mors stoca man aar. isn sver
held In bis lire." Harrlman said in
answer to Fish's statement. "And what
Mr. Fish said Is not so." hs added.
When told of Haxrlman'a assertion
Fish aald. and not at all quietly, "If
Harrlman aald he owns more Illinois
Central stock than I do he Ilea, and
you oan tell htm so."
It was suggested to Harrimaa that
In aaylng that he owned more than 110
shares and mors of stock than Fish, he
meant- that -he -controlled more through
proxies, but this was evaded by the
Union racino man, wno aeciareo tnac
be did not want to. get Into any further
controversy over the Illinois Central
aixaira. - - - -
' ; Reduced Fare to Eaat. "
Joaraal goeelal guvtcaLt r '
Chtearo. Au. 1. Reductions In lnter-
atate fares from all the prominent
plaoea In the East to the principal points
west of Chicago and St. Louis will be
mads Auguat oy toe eastern raiiroaaa,
anontal nermlsslon to do so having been
granted by the Interstate Commerce
WHAT IT COSTS GAM BLERS :
TO GET T HEIR RAC E NEWS
-Milwankie Club Tays About Sixty-Five Dollars a Day for
Leased Wfre This Is But One Item in Daily Cost of
-; Operating Poolroom, So Big Profits Necessary.
- (gpedal .Dispatch te The JoaraaL)
San Franeico, Aug. J. It cost the
Mllwaukle club, the gambling fesort
near Portland, approxlmtely KB a day
for it leased wire report of race re
sult This le exclusive of operator,
which add front $T to $1 a day.., Aa
this, la but on of the many Items in
thetpense of conducting a pooi-room,
. idea can oe naci 01 in. mr -V.lnts
and big margin of profit peces-
xhe Mllwaukle club bbUlna It race
result by means of a wire leased
from the Paflflo States Telephone and
Telegraph company. When tM leased
wire la down or out of order the Wet-
era Union company bandies the pool
room business, giving it preference over
all other messages. , Thla is don not
withstanding a resolution - recently
passed by the directors' of the Western
Union, prohibiting the handling of pool
Wires rrom Tracks,
The leased wire of the Mllwaukle club
goee through Portland to Montana. The
wire are direct from the track where
over raring Is In progress and center
In San JTranclaco. The north wire car
ries the results to Portland. From
there It le repeated to Beattie, Tanoma,
Spokane and any other cities further
nortn which dentre tne service.
The wire la leased br two different
l-flrms during the eouree of the year and
the Mllwaukle elub pay the two firm
for the service rendered. In the sum
mer it la leased by what ia known aa
the Interstate New bureau, aa organi
sation composed of eld Western Union
Employe. It headquarter are in
New Tork. - ;
- Bar from Mrlka Breakers.
. In the winter It la leased by the firm
of Martin Co., of Baa Francisco. Mar
tin and hie partner, Benjamin Betlly,
took an active part In breaking the re
cent strike of the telegraph operators.
They were at one time race reporter
for the Western Union In this city and
the pari they took In the strike Is be
lieved to be merely an effort to oon
Unue their lease upon the wire. .
The Mllwaukle club of Portland has
the wire cut at Portland and a branch
wire runs direct into their establish
ment. They have an operator of their
own who takes the results as they go
over the main leased wire. They also
furnish rare results to handbooks which
ere mostly located In saloons and cigar
stores which rater to clerka, laborers,
etc, and even newabos. taking wager
aa smell aa J oeata,
.Ordinance Sweeping in Scope Filed With City Auditor
. .ProTiding Punishment for All Who Assist in Opera-
tion' of Cars Not Equipped With Air Brakes.
IICREIISE III PAY
FOR SOLDIER BOYS
ITwenty-FiTe Per Cent Raise
for Privates and Less
; for Officers. . v ;
- Aa ordinance so sweeping In tta scope
and o effective In It provisions aa al
most completely to revolutionise the
operation of streetcars In Portland was
filed with the eltv auditor thla morning
br Councilman W. T. Vaughn and will
come up for consideration at the) next
meeting of the council, August 14. Pun
ishment for .violations of the ordlnanoe
Is not confined alone' to companies,
firm or individual running the street
cars, but will be given to motormen,
conductors or any xne who. assist in
the operation of the ears.
-Section I of the -ordinance provide
that every streetcar operated In Port
land shall be equipped with air brake
la- good repair and eoiial la efficiency
to the latest and most approved tvpe
of pattern of air brakes. This feature
is assigned wholly to protect life and la
chosen in view of the Inadequacy of all
of the ' fenders now on the market to
serve the desired ends. Should the
measure nasa with this nrovlsioa It will
mean the expenditure of thousanda of
dollar by the streetcar companies In
WHO GETS THE
d There can be no question about 4
e the desirability of closing the e
e , Portland gambling den known aa
the. Mllwaukle Country, club, e
' There la nothing about it from -
d the community standpoint but
what I bad. . It not only takee
the money ef its vlctlma, but It
d '. destroy them aa eltlsena. pro- e
d mote Idleness and dissipation,
4 and la the cause of many a Ufa
e Just why It haa been permitted e
4 -to run-la not spoken aloud. When
the question ia asked of offloials, ,
d "the usual answer le a wink and
the one word -"money.---"--r- w
Who. get the money? . ' '.,.". e
It baa never been charged or - 4
e even hinted that the district at- - e
w - tornsy or his Clackamaa county . e
d deputy, or the sheriff receive a
d eent. q
On the other band It la fre- e
w quently stated that not an.offl-d
e elal in Oregon city or Mllwaukle e
4 profit Individually, , one cent
from the vile den, : e
d Who get the' money T Ore-
e gon City Bur. ' v e
providing car with the life-saving de
vices Perhaps the provision tn The ordTnance
which Is most drastic ia that regulating
ths approach of cars to one another.
Should one car stop to discharge or re
ceive passengers on a street and an ap
proaching car is about to pass the ap
proaching car will be compelled to come
to a complete stop until th other ear
haa resumed Its Journey. Just what ef
fect thla will have remains to be seen.
Following Is the text of the provision
covering this matter In the Vaughn or
dinance: Complete Mop Designated. .
"Every streetcar uaed or operated
upon any street in th city of Portland,
on approaching any other auch - car
atandlng upon th earn or a parallel
track, or a track connecting with the
same, or a parallel track, and discharg
ing or- receiving passengers, shall b
brought to a complete etop ao that the
shortest distance between such an ap
proaching car and such other car dis
charging or receiving passengers shall
not be leas than ten (10) feet, and ehall
be kept atandlng and without starting
until auch other car so discharging or
receiving paasengera ahall have there
after prooeeded a sufficient distance
(Continued on Page Two.)
..I (Joaraal Special terrlcek) '.1
Washington, Aug. t. President
Roosevelt haa the report of the board
appointed tOTeoommena -change in the
Dlok-Capron bill for an increase in pay
for the army, navy, marine corps and
revenue cutter service. - These changes
are understood to have been modeled
on recommendation mad last year by
Secretary Tart when the Dtck-Capron
bill waa under consideration by con
gress. The bill provided for a II per
oent flat Increase in the salaries. . .
Secretary Taft urged a J per oent
lo crease for lieutenant and captains?
It- per oent - for : majors, llentenant
eohmelg and colonels, and 10 per cent
for general officers. These figure are
now recommended, and now it Is also
W. Scott, Ontario Rancher.
Murders Wife and Man
With HerRides Forty
: Miles, Tells Friends of
Deed, Then Kills Himself.
(Special Dispatch te The Joaraal.)
-"Ontario. Or, Aug. J. Walter Scot,
a rancher near here, shot aad , killed
his wife and Harry Duncan laat night,
rode 40 mile to Jordan Valley, told of '
his deed and then . committed suicide.
Infidelity on th part of his wife la th
alleged cause for the tragedy. Coroner
Farley and District Attorney Mcculloch
have started for the scene of the mur
der. .: ' :. ... ,- '
. Mrs. Scott wag a daughter of O. C
Kllburn of thl place. The couple bad
lived happily until Boott became sus
picious of htav wife' ' relation with
Harry Duncan, who I also well known
here. Last night Scott . surprised hi
wife and her .friend by putting In his
appearance - unexpectedly and th -tragedy
followed without warning.
After making aura that hla work bad 1
been accomplished. Scott mounted one
of hla saddle horses and struck out for
Jordan Valley. Ha must have mad
all haste possible for he reached there
thla morning at a o'clock, the animal
whits with froth and trembling from
the 40-mlle flight over the sags brush
Awakening hla friends, Boott told
them excitedly that he had avenged aa
awful wrong by killing not pnly th
wrecker of bla home but also hla wife.
He had promised to love and protect her
but she had faltered under the preesur
of temptation and so to end it all he
killed them both. Having related th
circumstances Scott raised the run,
fired snd fell dead. Ths authorities
were notified as quickly a possible.
Th tragedy Is probably th most dra
matlo ever enacted in th history of thl
country, and th entire community her
and along the Snake river for many
mile where the prlncipala are well
known Is shocked because few. If any,
had an Inkling of anything having come
between the couple.
Arrangements for th funeral o(
Scott and his victims -will -no be mad
until th Investigation has been 000
einded hv the authorities. Nothing b-
yond ascertaining the facts ss nearly as
poesiDie can d. uunv. uu-.ti , mtivrw ui.
Srinclpals- In the bloody tragedy ar
Friends ef the woman are anxious to
have a thorough investigation to clear
her of the accusation of shame and
friends of Harry Duncan concur therein,
while those who were on close terms
with Scott ar hopeful to have it shown
that he simply enforced the "unwritten
law." . .
SUMMARY ACTION TO
- AVENGE MASSACRE
proposed to rlv private and non-com-mlMloned
officer SS per eent Increaaa
Thla would probably necessitate an
I..M. , .ttslns 111, 111) AAA1AA
In appropriations for the next year, half
of which would be for th army. Tb
president will probably approve th re
port with a few changes, snd Adln B.
Capron, representative from Rhode Isl
and, will probably amend his bill to
conform with these recommendation
and reintroduce It In the next oongrea.
(Joaraal Special ervlee.Y
Parte, Aug. 1. An extraordinary
meeting of the cabinet was held this
afternoon to discuss the Moroccan situ
ation. . Minister of Foreign Affair
Plohon urged Immediate action to pun
ish th murderer of European at Case
Ft lane v Plchon proposed suggesting to
Spain th Immediate landing of French
and Spanish troops at th seen of th
N SERVICE DUE
TO HEAVY FREIGHT TRAFFIC
-. (8 serial DlsBeh te The Jearaal.)
Grant Pass, Or, Aug. I The real
reason that north-bound train on th
Southern Paciflo from San Francisco
are from four to twelve hour lat reg
ularly la declared by trainmen to be
due to the fact that the passenger train
ar required to do a freighter train
business. This 1 particularly true of
NO. It, due at Portland at 7:4 ev-m.
which carries the malls, and th rea
son for this I high freight rates, short
age of ear and tardy delivery, which
force nroduoer to pay additional
charge and ohlp by expreaa to avoid
delay. i , ,
"We atraply can't make schedule time
when from 10 minutes to a full hour
are required at every station for loading
on and off fruit, mining machinery,
U restock and all manner of produce,
one trainman explained. "No. 14 1
f Tactically a local freight from the time
t leaves Sacramento till It arrivea at
Grants Paso. We are then so far be
hind that we can't reach Portland 00
V"-. . Vvelrht a Aiaats Vaaa.
At Oranta Pas. ilnna annnah axnress
Is handled everv dav tn fill two or three
ordinary boxrare. It Is physically 1m-
poeelbie for the passenger crew to ban-
Northbound ' Southern Pacific Trains From Four to
Twelve Hours Late Regularly Because Trains Are
: Used to Ship Produce on Picked Up Along Line.
die thl great bulk of stuff In lesa than
half an hour. - Tons of fruit, tons of
salmon and ton of other produce tnuat
be taken Into th cara, and thla requires
time. Even cows, horse and goat ar
hipped by expreaa.
Oranta Paas Is but one point alonr the
line In southern Oregon where a great
bulk of expreaa la handled. At Ul
ford and Ashland a big smount of boxed
fruit la shipped bv express everv i
and the same Is true st northern Cali
fornia points. The track was never In
better condition than at present, so rail,
road men affirm, and tralne ran mew.
iuat aa good or better time than ever
efore, but delay ts ooraalnnel by th
long stops required at every city, town
and flag station.
"We muattnt Whenever w
milk can standing bv tie track" eaJd
an old-time engineer in d vust "ind we
strike a milk can or a of fruit, a
hen roop or a bale of l.ay every few
hundred feet" v
Tb explanation for tlil great Volume
of express business Has In the Bte
ment shippers have made with such tre
quenoe during the past year; that Is,
high freight rate aad lack of earn.
Coupled with thla la the es-.e.Hnri v
long time required to ship gn.xJa of ur
sort, even a short distance by freight.
Ktner than be annoyed by the 1. ,
d"lay. shipper prefer to pay ti,. s.i
tlonal charges and ship their .rwi- .
by express. Not only farm pro! . t f
even, mining machinery Is iiipp.l 1.1
thla way, as mining nan have u.it t .
time to wait on the pmiifui .
frntaht trains In geilin In 1 . r 1
The only remedr f t t
so rail road ma d -,., . -only
wsy to st t n
time, la to opei-nt 1 ... 1.
rare on epur-m. I. - .
dletlnCt f T.. fn:,
alreHjy ni'i't . 1 f
metl CMf t"it ' -
tflfl fair1'- .
iiJ SO 1.1 i' i .