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VOL. VI. NO. 131.
PORTLAND. OREGON,. TUESDAY EVENING, - AUGUST 6, 1807. SIXTEEN PAGES.
PRICE TWO CENTS.
OW TSAIHS m WVWS
HAMV. riVl CiTS
. ' GAMBLERS
Seaport at Elver's . Month
Has No Eiyals in One. Re
spect From $20,000 to
$25,000 7 Tainted Coin for
the. City. - -V
Orders Expected to Put the
Lid oh 'nils Week Crime
Legitimatized by Munici
pal Connivance - Fifty
: (tseeUl Dispatch to Th JosnuL)
' Astoria, Or, aus. I. Astoria, la to
day the only city In ths north wsst
where open gambling la legttlmatlssd by
municipal eonnlvancs. It Is 'ths only
city in Oregon whsrs It Is tolerated In
opsn defiance of state law. No effort
has . boan mads .'by District Attornsy
Hedges to enforce ths statutes, but the
closing down of ths Mllwsukle elub has
piacea tns gambling fraternity in a
flutter of excitement, and It Is axpsotsd
that orders putting on ths lid will be re
solved before ths week la finished.
Aiioni nas oecn a Mecca lor ram
were alnoe Tom Word drove the knights
of ths green cloth out of the Ross City.
Gambling has. flourished, like a green
bay tree. Practically every saloon has
a gambling attachment, and in addition
there ar gambling halls where one may
My pia gams.
, drop his coin at most
' Twenty Tfcomaanl a Tsar. . . .
Beer many gambling dens are there
,.A,,-.ruT. f har1 to answer. Prob
ably ?(.- Aby sort of a resort rff.r
sn excuse. There are enough, at any
ymy Irani esu.uuv to I2S.O0O
annually Into the city coffers, for talnt-
- Mi"... lam greatest source of
the ctty'a income. The supply varies
according to the season, At the pres
ent time there are about (0 games that
VH VT?". -of Is' PT month and about
12 nlckel-in-the-slot machines that pay
17.60 a Quarter. And ths chief of po
lice does the oollectlng.
The last CltV audilnr's mhm -....
that over SIO.VOO was collected during
VLV ?Tr r?7? - nd forfeitures.
Ths big gambling bouses operate at all
hours of the day and night under the
eltys protection. Boms of ths largest
of tbsse are
" OssnMlns; Besorts.
Ths Chinook bar. nu.kni -as.-
proprietors: Segfeldt's saloon: Ths
ch.or Al Johnson, proprietor: Sunnvll
siae, varison Bros., proprietors: Bam
"arris place; star saloon. John Kinney,
proprietor! Le Tosca, Charlelf NslssS
n mm i
One : of CluH's 'Owners Ar
rives -From Spokane and
Immediately Strives to
"Fix Things" With Jhe
Gambling a Felony in Wash
ington, But Occasionally
Permitted by Officials-
Poolroom Followers Jubi
lant Over Prospects.
Driven from Mllwsukle as a result nf
the agitation by nswspapera and mln
inters, proprietors of lbs Country club,
ths hugs gambling, establishment" that
flourished unmolested, for three years,
are endeavoring to arrange for the
opening of their Monte Carlo at Van
EL K. Hlldebrand arrived In Portland
this morning, and registered at the
Belvldere. With several others who ars
Interested In the fate of the big ganrib
llnar club, he went to the city across the
Columbia. Mr, Hlldebrand Is north
western representative of Colonel Apple
gate, on of the heaviest owners of ths
club. . ...
Hlldebrand lives In Boolean e and has
been expected la Portland for several
days. He plana. It Is said. If possible
to arrange with the officials of that
town to open the club there. He con
ducted a poolroom In Spokane similar
o the Mllwaakls club of this city, but
t was recently closed. The laws of
Washington make gambling a felony and
HUdeoraaa made no attempt to reopen
In Spokane. However, be la said to
be Dlannlna th openlns: of blr re
sort a few miles away In Coeur d' Alene
In Idaho, just across ths boundary Una
from Washington. It is also hoped by
fromotero of ths club that officials of
he towns snd counties msy be more
willing "to listen to reason" than those
of Oregon and .Washington counties.
Hlldebrand's trip to Vancouver was
s-uarded . with ths sresteat. secrecy but
no secret of his Intentions wss made
by poolroom followers, who sre Jubilant
belief that his mission will be
'!l"ri J" - s.w1 the sams
I . ' a iiun. v. j. cummins
proprietor; Delsshmutt. Carter a.Ii
nSAvf ffsmbllng hall, no saloon attached;
IS ' ,arT.nwold- Proprietor; the
T.i.7 v numerous otners.
L.Shil!?, rmb"nt d,n" lotteries
run wide on with ih. a.m. .k..t
EI?."".?!" ' Vta 10 other-places amout
town. There ars privets entrances to
all ths saloons snd gambling resorts
and no effort Is mads to prevent women
i ,V'"w"'"i me resort - wmere
Irunkennesa amons- th. f.m.i. ......
pants Is of no uncommon occurrence.
. Kay TU XJd On, .
.It is believed that all the money col-
Z2..m. theee resorU operated under
anwjsan of ths city authorities reaches
Its rigWohennel In the city treasurei-a
office. The council of Astoria fls-uraa
on the sum as a revenue unrni hih it
on orw o ions gown expenses of gov.
(Continued on Page Twc . J
WIFE SERVANT III
HER OWN HOUSE
- 4 .
(Beautiful Mrs. Nagle 1 Sues
for Divorce Because An
other Supplanted Her.
- '(Joaraal pedal Brrlo. .
Oakland. CaL. Aug.. , Elisabeth 3
Nagle, the bestiufnl young wlfs of 3.
U Nagle. manager of the .Newcastle
IPrult Growers' sxchanss bf Plscer coun-
?; member f . ths California- Fruit
rowers' sxchange o Hacramento and
romlnent In the business world of ths
apltal and Pan Francisco, has sued for
llvoros on ths ground of cruelty.
The winsome bride of a year charges
list snother woman nss suDplanted her
a her husband's affections. The Inter
iper, sccordlng to the complaint. Is
Ira B. H. Qulnby, a woman of queenly
rfiautv. to whom the allexed vouthful
nlatress wae compelled to how In the
eatitirul some in tne lootniiis.
FIFTY CAES EUN AWAY
LEAP TEACK AND BURN
Uosraal Ipeelsl Bervtee.)
Ban Bernardino, Aug. . A Santa Fe
freight train of flty loaded ears burned
up : last night near Hesperls. on the
dessrt slds of ths San Bernardino moun
tains, after leaping from the - track at
the -end of n twelve-mile dash down
the mountain side. As ths train piled
In a heap. It carried with It all ths tele
graph lines,' completely paralysing com
munication with the scene. The engine
had cut loose for water, when the
brakes gavs way, releasing the train.
A number of trainmen wars badly In
jured. . . '
SULTAN OF M0E0CC0, EAISULA AND MAP SHOWING NOETHEAST COAST OF AFBICA.
msir if it .itVff i' 1 -.--J
Labor Question Is Very Seri
ous One With City
With aver 100 vacancies In ths rad
ons departments of ths city government
and few applications to take the exam
inations prescribed by ths civil . ser
vloe commission, ths labor, fluestlon has
come to be a serious one with tbs muni
cipality. Good positions ars'-going a-
bsgging for lack of applicants snd ths
officials ars at thsir wits SndS to pro
vide help. v ' . i . - ,
Streets Weed Bepalxlng.
There sre miles and miles of Street
Improvements to be surveyed, thou
sands of feet of water mains to bs laid,
hundreds of blocks to be patrolled sad
protected from fire. ' This) work requires
mors men tbsn ars at , present a'
hie through .allribilltv. '
uood wagea are paia, as gnoa sooui
as private Interests are willing to give,
but even this does not seem to attract
the men. Once passing an examination
the applicant for a position Is surs of it
so long ss his conduct Justifies keeping
him snd there are no "fresh straw-
bosses" to keen nagging the employee.
Secretary Mcpherson ststed this
morning that although BO laborers are
wsnted In ths wster department to lay
water mains at ii.oo a nay ror eignt
hours' work and due notice had been
given through the press, only two men
appeared at tne roema oi ine commis
sion this morning to maks sppllcatlons.
This despite tne ract that it was an
nounced there would be no examinations
of any kind connected -with" ths offer.
. Othos Taoaaetss Open.
tn sddltlon'to ths 10 vscancles In
ths water department, II men are
wanted In the police department .at
salaries or y per montn. , Men irom
(Continued on Pags Two.)
FUEL AS A
Farmer Will Ultimately Control Great Problem, Declares
jlSecretary, Wilsonupply of Heat, Light and
. . t Power From Alcohol Producing Plants.
"Ultimately ' ths farmer will control
his own -fuel problem by producing fuel
as a regular crop on his farm," de
clared James Wilson, secretary of ag
riculture at ths Portland hotel today.
"Ha will estimate each year Just how
much fubl hs will nsed and plant one
or two acres of potatoes or other alcohol-producing
plant The- fuel of ths
f uturs wUl bs alcohol. . Ths process of
making it Is ss slmpls as ths old faah
loned farmer's method Of msklng starch.
Prom alcohol will bs secured ths house
hold supply of hest, light and power,"
joelves OaUers Today.
Ths secretary has so far recovered
frnm hi. Illness of yesterday as to bs
abls to receive callers snd this afternoon
a committee of the Portland Commercial
club took him-out for a ride over the
city. He was sccompanled by Judas
George H. Williams, whose term as st-torney-genersl
' was ' contemporaneous
with Mr.- Wilson's ssrvtce as a congress
man iron igwi. - -
uecretary wnson is surrerlng some
what from the effects of a trip Into the
forest reserve on Mount -Rainier. He
was threatened with lung fever on his
trip to Portland, snd -when he reached
here hs wss sdvlsed by his physicians to
remain in absolute quiet until the fe
ver passea away, uwing to this inci
dent, he lost the two days that hs had
planned to spend Investla-atlne- th. rr-
eat reserve in Oregon with a view to
inaugurating measures . ror reforests
tlon. He said:
"Ths people of ths eastern states sre
op against nign lumDer prices that
amount to a wood famine. The woods
that you have here are the finest woods
ws know anything about. Ths govern
ment made the mistake of not-protecting
or reproducing the trees Of Wiscon
sin, Michigan, Minnesota and other
ststss, and it will not do to maks ths
sams mistake over again. Ths hills that
hsvs been burned over smong . ths for-
(Continued on Psgs Two.)
KEEPS HS I PRISONERS
FROM THE ROOKPLE
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OPPOSED TO GAMBLING
Solid Citizens and Taxpayers Go on Eecord Against Noto
rious Club and Declare That Its Presence Has 0
, Been a Positive Detriment to Their City. j
d ' Calvary Manse, Independence,
e Or,. Aug. I, 1907 Editor . Jour- e
d na Ths Journal deserves ths ' e
4 thanks ' snd - congratulations of
d all good eltisens for ths glorious ' e
e victory which It has helped to'
d win . over the forces of evil at ,
d Mllwsukls.' Tours : sincerely,
J. A. P. McQAW. e
e Acting Psstor Calvary Presby-
d ' terisn Church. .
Residents of MUwaukie, thoae who
own property and pay the taxes thers,
ars going on record as having been and
still being opposed to ths operation or
maintenance of ths notorious MUwaukie
club. Today a resolution In th hands
of J. W. Graals and others of tbs city
Is being circulated for the signatures
of substantial cltlssns . of tbs little
Th resolution was authorised at
meeting of cltlssns held last night and
la abort and to ths point It relates
that whereas ths publla lias been lead
to believe through the publication of a
petition- signed by those not property
owners that MUwaukie was In favor of
the maintenance of the club that there
for the persons signing place them
selves ss unalterably opposed to the
operation or maintenance of th club
' During' th day a large number of the
property owners slgnsd ths document
snd it is expected that fully 7S per cent
of ths total freeholdlng class of ths city
will sffix their signatures ,before the
Prominent people of Mllwsukle are re-
tlon in a morning paper of statements
olced oyer the closure of the MUwaukie
club, and take exception to the public
to the contrary. It Is denied that tha
rlnb has been a benefactor to the city
or that It has been responsible for low
taxes, olvlo Improvement or lawfulness.
"No taxpayer In MUwaukie ever de
rived any benefit from the money fur
nished ths city by ths MUwaukie club."
-(Continued on Page Two.)
WHITE I'Elnd IS
Oriental Eestaurant Owner
Will Marry Pretty Widow
(Jearaal Special terries.)
Healdsburg. CaL, Aug. . This city Is
greatly excited over tha proposed mar
riage of Turn Chun, an Americanised
Chinese, and Mrs. Gertrude Hlgglnson,
a comely widow of 10 years. ; They left
her today for Washington,' whsrs thers
Is no lsw to prevent them from marry
ing. - .. . -
It is said ths eoupls nsver met until a
few . weeks ago. Ho hss conducted a
restaurant In this city for 10 years or
mors and has accumulated considerable
mosey. While en route to the coast on
a hunting -trip recently Turn met his
fate when he stopped at the widow's
oottsge for a drink.
She Invited him In and gave him tea
Instead of watsr snd as a result Turn
returned home and began making ar-rane-emente
for the wedding.
Mrs. Hlgglnson is an attractive wo
man, with more than ordinary Intelli
gence. She came here from Qoldfleld,
Nevada, where, she says, she has rela
tives. She mads considerable money
In stocks. . She wears a fine diamond
ensaxement ring and fancy Ivory brace
Their home hss been fitted up snd on
their return from the north Mr. and
Mrs. Turn Chun wUl go to housekeeping.
MISTAKES WIFE FOE ,
BUBGLAB, KILLING HEE
French and Spanish War
ships Eaze Casa Blanca
When Moorish Troops Fire
on Soldiers Who Were
Five Officers and Six Sailors
Fall During Skirmish
Situation Grogs' ilore Ser
iousMoorish Leader Is
Ordered to Surrender.
(Josraal SDeelal lerrlea.) '
Atlanta. Ga- Aur. 6. Mistaking his
wife for a burster. H. N. Krumbels this
morning shot snd killed her In his own
THREE YEARS FOR
Soldier. Sentenced to Prison
for Lying to Sweet- J
heart Nurse. fL
Elisabeth Nagle Is a daughter Of Ma
ny Joseph Wilson, ths veteran cuatom
iniise offices of San Francisco, Phe
narrled Nagle last November.. The
"Almost Immediately after we were
nstslled et Plnenurst my husband's st
ittijJttftward me changed. Iurlng ths
n-hat I remained thers mv husband
-all attention to Mrs. Qulnby snd I
warns ss a servant In my own home,
he took charsa of everything. I was
ever consulted. At meals I wss rele
ated to a subordinate place snd Mrs.
julnhy was supreme." . - , .
Mrs. r)iw iinnur 1 . ur uuiishu
nd ths divorce suit followed.
' Though' sentenced to the rock plls,
several county prisoners are having an
easy time idling in cells st ths county
Jail because Sheriff Stevens declines to
send them to the rock pile. : Hs ssys hs
will wait until ths supreme court has
F eased on tha referendum on the prison
eedlng bill, snd he learns "whether he
Is to tecetve 12Vs cents a meal for feed.
Injr th prisoners.
Ice the county court haa made re
quests of Stevens to send convicted
Erlaoners to Kelly Butte. This morning
tevens replied that there are severs
prisoners In Uis county JeU wh should
be on ths rock plls,. but that hs would
not send them out until the supreme
court has passed on the appeal taken
from Judge Galloway's decision.
Later Stevens declared that though
tha appeal has been isken hnd the mat
ter le now pending before the supreme
court the new law Is In effect, snd
that It does not permit him to turn over
the prisoners- to tha guards st Kelly
Dutta. The provisions of ths new law,
aside from the II St -cent meal. pro
vision Is: T '
- "Such sheriff shall work such pris
oners st such places and for such time
snd In such manner as ths county court
ma direaf .
" (Josraal Special ferries.) ... t
Leavenworth, Kas., Aug. .--Private
James M. Pyns of ths Sixteenth artil
lery, was' tried by court-martial - and
sentenced ' to three years In ths mili
tary penitentiary for breaking his prom
ise to marry and defrauding a girl of
money.. Ths girl Is sn armjr nurse,
whose name military authorities refuse
Pyne becsnTs sngaged to the girl, who
lives sway from home, and represented
that he had parsed an examination for
promotion to officer, and then he bor
rowed money- from her to fit her out In
uniform. He borrowed It a aecond time,
snd shortly before the date set for mar
riage said he would lose the fortune
left by bis fsthsr If hs married in five
years. . 'V
Ths court-martial found thai Pyns's
conduct was a dlearace to tha imform
and to the prejudio of good order and
military discipline. General Godfrey
aonrovea in sentence toner,
Finding of Decomposed Body of Jack Leu, Missing Swiss
Dairyman.iDangling From.Tree Baffles Police :
the More in Huber Murder Case.
With - the finding of ths badly dJ before Ruber's murder, yet sn alibi so
composed body of Jack Leu, the missing
Swiss dairyman, hanging to a trss on
ths McArthur farm, a mils ssst of New
Era, Oregon, Sunday ..morning, ths mys
tery surrounding - ths murder of Alex
ander Hubsr on ths Cornell road on ths
night of July It Is only Intensified.
Instsad of clearing up th assassina
tion of Huber ths sulclds of Leu only
serves to ' further complicate matter.
The news of Leu's end. although occa
sioning considerable suprls to: th De
tectives Baty and Hellyer," who' have
been assiduously working on the murder
case, haa furnished them another mys
tery for solution as deep and inexplica
ble as nuoer a tragic aeain.
' - kralolds mrved AUM.
Althourh susDlclon nsturallv fell noon
Leu as the slsyer of Huber, In view of
the fact that the men had been tnnnwl
In s desperate fight In Gruetll's saloon.
Front and xamhlll streets, three days
convincing and complete wss proved by
ths suspect that th detectives were
perforce compelled to admit that ' it
would have been a physical Impossibility
for Leu to have Deen anywhere near
the scene of the crime on the fatal
nlsht Haffled bv this development in
a case, which at first sight appeared to
be exceptionally easy of solution, the
detectives had to formulate new theo
ries, that ao far have not led to the
slightest clue, tending to throw any
Tanglers, . Aug.- 6. (Buletln.) Mor
than 180 were killed outright and scores
were wounded during the bombardment
A number of villages were fired, many
being incinerated. The destruction of
ths land batteries is complete. One of
the . Moorish shells struck one of th
battleships, but no fatalities ,. are re
ported. ! '
(Journal Special Service.)
Tangier, Aug. (.French warships
havs bombarded Casa Blanca as a re
sult of ths Moorish tribesmen firing on
troops which were landing to protect
ths French consulate. - Many casualltles .
ars reported snd ths situation,, la ths
gravest sine ths beginning of th .
troubls. . .
It Is said ths ' Moorish consul lesder
hs been ordered - to- .surrender to th
French consul under threat of the tows
being rased by French guns. :
Later advices show thst five French
officers i and six sailors were injured.
Spanish warships have ' Joined th
French vesse Is in bom bard In a- tha vil
lages surrounding Casa Blanca.
The bombardment was started n-r the
Galilee from the harbor. - When the
shells began breaking over the town
the Moorish troops fell back allowing
tne rrencb sauors to carry away th
wounded. The French cruiser Dachu
laga and the Spanish cruiser Don Al-
varado Vaxan have Joined th Galilee. -
Many aweuings nave been shattered
and largs reinforcements of tribesmen
from the outlaying districts were rushed
to ths city. Ths town began firing at
tns cruisers, but the . Moorish com
mander soon signified his desire to
mediate. The Moors sought the pardon
of the French admiral for firing at the
sauors. out this was refused. Tha
French want absolute surrender Of ths
SULTAN DESPOTIC RULER.
Ruler of Nine Million People Leads
na" Isolated Life. T I"
. Abdul Axis Is only tl years of sge.
He has, Strang to ssy, European blood
In his veins, for his grandmother, on
the slds of his father, ths Sultan Muley
Hassan, was an Irish woman. 'She wss
the wlfs of a sergeant named Dennis
McCarthy, who, after a liaison with sn
officer, ran away from Gibraltar, where
ber husband's regiment was stationed,
resrhed Tangier, and eventually en
tered the Imperial harem at Fes, where
she became the mother of Muley Has
san, ths lets Sultan.
When he was 14 Muley Hassan died
and the boy Abdul became the almost
despotic ruler of 300,000 miles of terri
tory, and orobablv 9.000.000 of turhulent
Berbers, Moo:s. Arabs, and negroes.
As soon as bs was proclaimed sultan.
(Continued on Page Two.)
FIND SERlir.l TO
ant on ths crime.
Leu dropped from sight a dsy after
Huber waa found Ivlna- dead on
Cornell road with two bullet holes
his body. . The disappearance was
shrouded In mystery as deep ss that
surrounding the murder of Huber snd
despite a oareful Investigation no trace
of Leu wae found until his unrecognis
able corpse wss found swaying In ths
breese on an Improvised gibbet.
The discovery of the body snd ths
ebsolute evidence of suicide makes ths
(Continued on Page Two.)
SICK CHILD DENED
Much concern has been aroused in
Sell wood because, of the refusal of J.
D. Hummaaton. said to be a worshiper
at the shrlns of ths Tangled Tongues,
to call a physician to attend his H
y ear-old daughter, who la Ul with ty
Hummaaton la obstlnsts In his refusal
to call a Physician, say the nelahbors.
snd will do nothing but pray for the
girl's recovery. The home, ill Linn
street, Hell wood, waa quarantined some
time ago when the tvnhold waa first re
K t V. report wag made to City H1U
Officer Pohl yesterdsyf ths fact that
Hummaston had refused to give - his
daughter medical attendance and Mrs.
Lola R. Baldwin visited the Hummaaton
horns In an effort to persuade the rlrl s
parents that earthly skill Is snmcumes
beneficial In contagious d I ,.,,..,
'l houxh Hummaston Is well nhii to re
tain a physician, hs perslm. n hi r.
funaj to do more than pht f ,r M,
daughter and this morning ,
Mrs. Baldwin's ststement, l,r I ..i,i V,,
formed Mayor Lane of t'i ."".ir
asked hie advice in ti. n.ai.r
mayor and the he. h , . ,.r ,
pousldeiiug A tlao, (. I fc a.
' SXBmSBSBSBSBwSBSBeMsaB .r
Experiments Pro?e That
Remedy Is Discovered
for Dread Disease.
" (Josraal Special gerrlee.)
Cleveland. Ohio, Aug. 6. According
to private advices received from New
Tork from Csstalla, Ohio, ths wealth
of John D. Rockefeller -ha mads pos
sible the cure of meningitis. - Dr. Simon
Flexner of New York, has discovered a
Serum Which will cure 1 he rtresd dls
eaeea. Experiments ni" et Custalla
nave demonstrated the e. .
f of tn.
sairt Dr. 8. Gorsuch of ( :
"Not on of the patleru
poaslhlv sot welL A .irl
the first attacked, snd was timux dl
when the serum waa applied. No "
thought she would recomr. . T'et ni
shs is getting well.
"Wo doctors havs sM n""il" nh"t
ths matter, because of the f- turn i
canes were of an expruii-f ' " .
However, we have kept 1 '
Flexner. In constant ' "
pros-res of pat (em. '! I '
rerlmenta have omh-!'! ' - ' - '
hat the srum i '
One of t he t i 1 - '
c. lp-t.i r has I i
d" i f "
I - ' ' "-a . -