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VOL. VL NO. 130.
PORTLAND, OREGON. MONDAY EVENING, AUGUST 5, 1907. TWELVE PAGES.
WJi t"W HAM lit, WIVK CLMTt
Taxpayers of Jlilwaukie
Seek Permanent : Closing
of Club-Names on Peti
tions Mostly Those ' of
Transients or Patrons.
Residents of Mllwaukle the taxpay
. era, the aolld ones; thoaa who approva
of moral condition are unallerably
oppoaed to tho notorloua MUwauklo
club, notwithstanding the fact that a
petition containing; numerous signatures
of alleged resident and taxpayer waa
firesented to MllwauKie oumomie usi
ng that no detrimental atapa be taken
.against tha lnfamoua resort.
Fully 7S per cent of thoaa who lgnd
that petition. It waa stated this morn
- inc. are transients who do- not own
property er pay taxes In tha elty. The
petition -was only part of the acherae
of some of tha town officials, acting
In cooperation with tha management of
the club Itself, to brlnsr unworthy in
fluence to bear upon tha not-overly-
seaious authorities or tjiacaama county
In an effort to permit the dub to re
main open. -
. Kelso's Sollottatloa,
JL large part of tha signatures to the
petition were obtained through the so
licitation of Justice of tha Peace Kelso,
and his work In thla connection will
be roundly denounced In the resolutions
which the law-abiding oltlaena of Mll
waukle and vicinity are preparing to
draw up at a general meeting tonight
In the Evangelical church.
Church member and business man
eta ted thla morning that fully 0 per
cent of the aolld resident of MUwauklo
were oppoaed to the Mllwaukle club- In
'. every ahapa and form . and the Hat of
signature which will be attached to
the resolution setting forth tha posi
tion of these residents will represent
the bulk of the business and farming In
terest In the community.
Tchd Against Club.'
- Bar. F. M. Fisher, pastor of tha Evan
gellcal church at Mllwaukle, in hla ser
mon last night preached against tha
' club and the apparent attempt of soma
of the officials to connive with Its con
tinued breaking of tha law. -
At tha conclusion of hla sermon he
sked that those who were unequivo
cally opposed to the Mllwaukle club line
from their seats. The church seats 00.
'The pews were all filled, and tha vote
against the resort was unanimous.
Rev Fisher stated thla morning that
tha 6rman Methodist ' congregation
(Continued on Pag. Two.) l-
Oregon City Ministers Ex
press Sentiment of People
When Credit Is Given The
Journal for Forcing Gairi
' bling Hell to Close Doors.
Resident of Oregon City were jubi
lant 'yesterday when they received word
lhar the Jiotorloue Mllwaukle club had
beenelossd. All felt relieved 'to know
that tha fight had ended so successfully
almost at the outset, having expected
a long and hard fight from the club.
The only fear expressed waa that the
move might be only temporary, but at
the union meeting of the churches last
night Rev. J. C Oakley stated that the
committee annotated by the churches la
a standing committee, and will not dls-
Dana until gamming aa oeen driven
from Clackamas county. He said It will
act a sort of vigilance committee to
see that the officials perform their du
ties in this matter.
All of the ministers of Oregon City
five The -Journal credit for compelling
he club to close. Rev.' J. R. Lands
bonough said that had it not been for
the leading and aggressive 'fight made
by -The-journal the-movement -would
not have amounted, to anything at thla
time. All the other pastor mad sim
ilar statements and have written let
ters commending The Journal upon tha
fearleia and open stand It took In the
Bad ef , All Teaming. .... ...
In an interview today Rev. J. C. Oak
ley of the Congregational church at Ore
gon City, aald: ,
"We are a-lad ramhllns- tie
stopped at - the club. I think merely
hutting- up the club Is not enough.
The officials should prosecute the of
fenders and the committee will take up
this phase of the question- at Its next
"Thla matter win not blow over. The
committee haa not been disbanded and
win mn om unui -ine ciuo has been
moved out root and branch. There
will be much for it to do even it it -
only to watch the officials to See that
uiey on not Become derelict In their
-I am giad to know we had The jour
nal back of ua in this fight. I believe
if it had not been for The Journal the
fight would atlll be on and the club
running. The thing that did the work
(Continued oa . Page Two.)
HARD WORK TO
SPEND HIS CASH
oiithful Fortunate From
vt?ta4a Throws Away Gold
, . Pieces in Michigan.
"(Jvsraal Special Ssrvlsa)
St. Joseph, Mich-, Aug. I Jack Weet,
aged' 14 and handsome, haa ao much
money that he la dlsguated tn trying
to aft rid of It. Ten year ago he waa
tolling on a farm near thla elty. but
the family moved to Nevada and got
In early on two of the gold properties
which made the boy a quadruple mil
lionaire. ' .
Today he tried to buy hla home city.
Failing la that he amused himself by
rolling H fold piece down the pave
ment' for newsboys to chase. He let
the hotel bellboy carry a wad of IJO.000
for an hour, Just to see If the lad would
run away. Incidentally he flooded the
streets with champagne, ' cleaning up
the entire etook in the city.
When the big Graham Morton ex
- eurslon .steamer , started for Chicago
West boarded it and immediately bought
up the entire stock of candy and other
dainties, loading down hundreds of girls
on board with his gifts.
"It's dlsguslng," he moaned, Tve
only spent 113,000 today. I'm having a
harder time than Carnegie."
FLIES UNION JACK
OH ISLE ROYALE
Canadian Violates American
Treaty, by Claiming
FORMER ' PEERESS EJECTED FOR R00MRENT
LiLU Mi iiriillliM '"'I ,w 'Hi irti1niiVi.i'-'-L ,J '-"- (rib inf WKrftiiMli
MAT TOHE,, FORMERLY LADY, FRANCES HOPE.; THEN MRS. PUT-
'.' : NAM BRADLEY STRONG.
NO HONEY TO
. sv jK"
PAV ROOfil RENT
Ejection Procecdings Taken
Against 'Actress by ller
New York Landlord.
(Jeenal Bp-dal servt-e.)
Port Arthur. Ont, Aug. . Capt B.
C Young returned today from a trip to
tale RoyaJa, where he waa successful In
planting, the Union Jack, meeting with
no . opposition - In - any quarter. He
claimed the Island ia north of the 41th
parallel, and consequently rightly be
longs to Canada, and describes the ac
tion of the Ashburton commission in
making It a neutral island aa a dis
grace to British diplomacy.
Asked today why he had done It, lie
aald It waa for the purpose of epentng
correapondence between Ottawa and
Waanlngton. which will show the great
Injustice done to Canada In the matter.
With Young waa M. Fisher, of Fort
William and a party of men, whom
porta say, were armed to meet any
resistance which might be made by the
customs department, but it happened
that those offlolala wired Washington
on the matter,, but so far have received
The affair has 'caused a aensatloa
here, and it la expected International
compllcatlona will result. The action
of Young Is Mot endorsed by the Cana
dian government, who - were In ignor
ance of the affair until today, when
they were officially notified.
BLAME AND PRAISE
GIVEN TO ROOSEVELT.
(special, Dispatch tor The Joaraal.) '
Freewater, Or., Aug..'. A sensation
wxs created yesterday at the Soclaliat
plenlo for" southeastern Washington and
-inaVastsrn Oregon, held at the City
when Mrs. F. Welle of Walla
Wsiia saia in ner speecn:
"I would like to tnka : President
Roosevelt to Cripple Creek, Colorado,
nut him at work In the mines for the
h FAT., for six months to earn a liv
ing for his family. At the end of that
time Roosevelt mixht he ft mule, but
not a Republican. Neither would he
have a large family. If he were to take
thee means of earning a .living for
At the seme time at another meeting
Bishop O'Reilly, who delivered an ad
dress to the Catholics of this section,
answered ber statement as follows:
"President Roosevelt has been called
an undesirable eltisen. He la not such,
but- a pure, honorable men, worthy of
the respect of every clilsen of the
Vnlted Utates. 'We as a. nation lors
him. Ha la a man of the hi-beat Intel
New York, Aug. I. Ejection- proceed
ings have been taken against May Tone,
onoe Lady Francis Hope, And after
wards wife 'ef Captain Putnam' Brad
ley Strong, for failure to pay the -rent
Of ber apartment tn the Garfield apart
ment house. '
John V. SigneU company,' which owns
the house, has sued her for 1200 due.
and notice of. suit, aummonlng her to
appear in court tomorrow, waa tacked
on her door yesterday,' the marshal not
finding her' at home. " Bhe said today
that ah would yield possession and
move tomorrow. .
Bhe statea that aha haa been 111 for
several weeks with pneumonia - and
pleurisy, and all her money haa gone
for doctors and nurses. She Is going to
Chicago. She admits now that ahe -i
aorrv ahe left Lord Hone to sro with
i here is no better man living than
Lord Hope, and he la one of the best
friend I have In the world," aha aaye.
RUSSIAN GOVERNOR ' ;
SLAIN BY ASSASSINS
-(Jesraat petal Serrlre.) t
St ' Petersburg.- Aug. i.--Oeneral
Karangosoff, former governor of Odessa,
waa assassinated today. .The assas
Karangosoff was commander of the
Lubna dragoons, when, two years ago.
he was appointed governor-general of
Odessa. He took severe measures to
repreas ' the disturbances, ' Instructing
the police to fire directly into the mob.
He was succeeded aa governor by Gen
eral Kaulbars. . - ...... .
TURKS ' MURDER
Eighteen Men, Fifty Women
. and Children Massacred
by Troops in Persia.
(Josnul Bpedal Bervle.) '
'Terehan." Persia, Aug. I. Eighteen
Christian men,- SO vwomra and children,
were . massacred by Turkish troops re
cently . In, the Persian village of Mava
heko. - The massacre haa Just been offi
cially reported. The Turka forced a
small Persian garrison, defending the
town, to evacuate, then bombarded the
village. ' jM '
Another offlclalsreport says that 6.000
Persian cavalry have Joined the Turkish
force In threatening the town ef U ru
in i ah, with a population of 10,000, Uru
ml ah is the center of missionary activ
ity and the east of ths Flske seminary
for girls. . -
ARRESTS FAKE UNCLE
FOR SAKE OF GIRL
- - (Joeraal Special Service.) -r -
New Tork, Aug. . Jamea Cathoan,
who atatea that he ia a Seattle business
man, had John Bitty arrested when the
American liner New Tork docked for
bringing to thla country a young woman
from London under the iiretenae that
she was tiltty s niece. The case will
be turned over to federal official
The attention of the notice waa first
drawn to the matter by Bitty, who
wanted to have Cathoan locked up for
trying to enure away his ."niece, ' as
ha called her. She registered on the
ship ss Miss Violet Bitty, but she ad
mits that her correct nams la Violet
Sterling and that ahe is not related to
Bitty. She is tl years old. -Bitty,,
who is a Turk, says that he ia
m business in ixnaon. cjemoan on ne
voyage told the young woman he would
rive her a horns with his wife In Seattle
if she left Bitty.
LIES IN BED
HARRDIAN'S DAUGIITER ENGAGED TO MARRY
W. IL Woodruff Manager of
Portland Hotel Laundry,
Kills Himself When His
Pleas for Wife's Return
Hard-Working Woman Was
Choked Nearly - to Death
Saturday Night After One
of the Frequent Family
After going te the offices of the
Clackamas Lumber company on the
fourth floor of the Raleigh building,
Sixth and Washington atreets, to plead
with his wife, whom he had nearly
choked to ' death Saturday night, and
induce her to return to his home with
their little 1-year-old daughter, W. H.
Woodruff, manager of tha laundry ' of
the Portland hotel, returned to the
apartmenta. occupied by the family at
ISO Montgomery street and at about
10:20-o'clock ahot himself through the
right .temple. He died at 11 o'clock
Groans of the dying man - attracted
the attention of Mrs. F. L. B lan chard
the landlady, at about 11:16 o'clock, and
entering the living-room of the wood
ruffs on an upper atory ahe found the
man lying on a couch, unconscious, but
sun living, a .la-caiiDra revolver lay
In the center of the room, fully loaded
but for one chamber, which bad been
dlacharged into the brain of the
would-be suicide. The police were noti
fied and Woodruff waa taken immedi
ately to St. Vlncent'a hospital, where
- Abandoned by atla Wife.
"Last Saturday I told him I could
ne - longer live with him," aald - Mra
Laura woodruff soon after the news
had come to her of the attempt at sui
cide had reached her. "We Quarreled.
It Is only pride that kept me there as
long a i waa sor two years no nas
threatened to do this, but I did not
think he would do it. I much more ex
pected that we both would go at the
same time, for many times he had
threatened to kill the child and myaelf
and then take hla own Ufa.
"He aald he would never allow me
to live with another man' continued
Mra Woodruff, "and when I told him I
could no longer live with htm I knew
not ' what would happen." Jealousy,
Irritated by a nervbus, suspecting na
ture, made rife miserable for the wife.
(Continued on Pare Two.)
Thank the Journal for Closing Club f
Oregon City, Or.,' An. 4, 107. -Editor v Oregon Dally Journal,
X Portland. Or. My Dear Sir: I write to ; let you know that the 2
community which I serve in Oregon City heartily appreciates the
efforts of your paper In helping to close up the Mllwaukle club.
When I told them of your efforts this morning your paper made X
X many friends. Personally, I fully appreciate what you did. I
hope that you will keep up ths fight. I shall be glad to be of assist-
X ance In any way possible. Very cordially yours, -
. . JOHN M. LINDEN. V
':, t ', J. ' Pastor First .Baptist Church, Oregon City, Oregon.
Oregon City, Or., Sunday, Aug. 4, l07.To ths Editor of Ths'X
T Journal, Portland, Oregon My Dear 8Ir:, At the regular service T
or the First congregational cnurcn or this city, thla morning, the
congregation by a unanimous and hearty rote authorised me to ex
press to you Its grateful appreciation for the assistance you rare ren
dered the law-abiding people of Clackamas county In their efforts
X to close up the notorious gambling club at 'Mllwaukle. '
X I deal re personally to add my thanks for your good offices; for I
am confident that without your hearty cooperation in the matter, we
e should not so soon. If at all, bars accomplished our purpose. Cor
dially yours, . ; ' A: E. CLARENCE OAKLEY,
, , 'S ':' -f-'Pastor First Congregational Church.
LANDIS WIPES OUT
. FURNITURE TRUST
(Journal Special Service.)
e Chicago, . Aug. a. The rural- e)
e, tare trust was officially wiped
d out of existence today when e
4 Judge Landls. who fined the
S Standard Oil. entered a formal
d order permanently enjoining the e
d American Seating company, A.
H. Andrews and twenty-five
other members of what is known
as -the -"Prudential elub"-from
e entering into another trust
agreement The trust waa re-
cently Indicted under the Sher- e)
S man anti-trust law. alt the mem-
S bers pleading guilty, except the
E. IL Stafford company, which e)
Intends, to fight the case. ' e
MOCK DUCK IS
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V" ' ' ' ' ' '.:X N.. ; -,
SNAPSHOT OF Mj:S3 JIARR Iil AN ' AND 'her' FATIxER'-"'-.'-'
CASE OF; LOVE i
AT FIRST SIGHT
Railroad Magnate's Daugh
ter to Marry Consul-Gen--
eral at Mukden.
(Bpedal Dispatch . te The JoflrasL)
New Tork, Aug. . K.H. Harriman'a
daughter,' Mies Mary Harrlman. Is en
gaged to William Htraignt, American
consul-general at Mukden. ' Manchuria.
according to a cable received In this
city. The reported match Is another ro
mance growing out of Mra Nicholas
Longworth'a famous trip te the orient.
It Is said that Miss Harrlman greatly
surprised her father recently when she
Informed him she snd Mr. Straight had
been engaged for nearly a year. Thev
were introduced In Pektn by Mra Long-
worm, imq Alice .i ooaeveic, ' ana it is
stated that It was a case of love at
Mr. Harrlman Is reported to be on-
posed to the match. Consul-Oeneral
Straight is only 10 years old and haa
been in China practically all of the time
since h graduated at Cornell.
HER ESCORT SHOT
Pawnbroker's Daughter As
sassinated at Dayton, Ohio ;
, . Salesman Wounded.
'Dayton,. Ohio,. Aug., S. Anna Murko
wits, daughter of a pawnbroker, . waa
asaasalnated last night near the old
aoldlora home, and Abe Cohen, a travel
ing salesmen, la suffering from a bullet
wound aa the result of an attack sup
posed to have been- made by a de
generate. 1 ,
Bertha Murkowtts. a sister of
the dead girl, escaped and gave .the
alarm. After Cohen waa beaten us
and ahot, Anna Murkowlts waa dragged
away and strangled to death. Many
tragedies have been committed at this
asms scene. .......
Jacob. James and Bertha 'Murkowlts.
brothers and sister of the murdered
lrL were later arrested. The nolle
are under the Impreaaloh that they were
following Cohen and Anna.
Notorious Chinese Hiirh
binder Arrested With Six
- Others for Murder.
(Joerael Spertsl Servlea)
Boston, Aug. I. Mock Duck, one ef
the New Tork leaders of the Hip Sing
tong. who IS said to be the most no
torious Chinese highbinder in New York,
I suspected of being evfhcerned in a
murderous attack which member of
hi tong committed In Boaton's China
town Friday night.
Duck waa found In a tannrfi-v In
Qulncy. He Was dressed In Chlneee
clothe, but an American suit and a
.44 caliber revolver, apparently belong
ing to him. were found.
Another arrest, making a total of
even, was that of Wong How, who ran
a laundry In thla city. The police be
lieve that the murders of Friday night
are a eenual to the ahootlng and hatchet
auraya 'in imow xork and I'Miaueipnia
a few month ago. The victim her
neiongei to the On Leong organisa
tion, which It la thought will mass
reprisals. The police are keeping clue
surveillance en Chinatown, , ,
Secretary " James Wilson or the de
partment - of agriculture is 111 at ths
Portland hotel. Strict orders have been
given, and are being rigidly observed,
that no callers shall be admitted to his
room. Absolute rest and seclusion have
been prescribed. . , t , , ;
Xn Complete Ketlremeat.
President C W. Hodson and officers
of the Portland Commercial club, who
called this morning at the hotel to pay
their respectav were asked to leave the
secretary In complete retirement today.
It is . hoped that he will be recovered
sufficiently tomorrow to receive visit-'
ors and possibly accept formal atten
tion from local commercial bodies.
The Intention .of the Portland Com
mercial club- ever since the secretary's
departure from Waahlngton had been
to tender him some form of public en
tertainment on his arrival In Portland.
A dispatch waa sent to Washington
three weeks ago asking If hla Itinerary
to the coast included Portland, and It
was expected that this query would lead
(Continued on Pag Two.)
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