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VOL. VI. NO. 134.
PORTLAND, OREGON. FRJDAY EVENING, - AUGUST 9, 1907. TWENTY PAGES.
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LOCAL OMATORS r---ii 1 10 15
tiTtif hp men Ann t - V
ALL WIRES IS READY : I M fVm&
-. ' -- . . - ., -. Piv . - - I ' it; Vl
T - . .. I ill M i. " Hi
Large Offices . All Over the
; Country Are Practically
Closed by Men's Refusal to
: Handle Business Sent by
Non-unionists. .
y 'Telerph opratora la the m
ploy of tb Wtern, Union in
th following . clUa want out
thla morning, tying np'tba bual-j
nan of tbalr raapaettra offloaa.
Chlcato Wight force .ail out ;
and only two thlrda of tha day.
foroo at wort "Chicago- ia tha
moat important,-rainy office -la
tha United Btataa." . .'-.-.
; Cincinnati Both any and night
forcaa left their keye thla morn- .
nnw -A:. - - v r!
-. St. Loula InUre , local force
U ont -----! 's--.jj.i . a-
Kew-OrleanaxJCanaaa City and
Balana, office oloaed thla morn-s
Ing when . operator! quit r their
deaka. , , ; ,r:.,..,
:: ."if-"- Jonni.1 BdmUI Srrln.) rV';
- Chicago. Ill- Aug. l.-BulleUn. Fif
teen opera tore now eomprlee the Weat-
ern Union' a, entire working force, aua
BUtlona all over Chicago and the aub
urba have been closed and operators are
being brought to the main office.
Reepondlng to a hurry call from the
eompany officials, who declare they die
covered a plot lo blow up the wltch
boarda, 10 policemen were sent , to tue
jnain ornce or un yei-ii uu.vu
building, which la now a miniature fort
Jreaa. The policemen have been nut on
nor. irnm l. m u. v.. " -
ttterle mre l(K'.t-d.
I expect a general atrlke, aald Bu-
f erlntendeat Cook today. 'Our opera
ore have been offered the alternative
today or nanaiing oueinoee wriihi irura
Loa Angelea or Quitting. . Jdoat of them
etruck. ' '
JJX Offloes Oloaed. .
We Immediately closed the branch
offices and brought in operatora from
tha auburban towns. We are not aert
nti.lv amharraaaed . and have enough
chief operatore and superintendents to
Dandle tne Business.
riva old oDeratora remained at tue
keya ail night. Members of the oruer
of Railway Telegranucra are puuing out
Western Union plugs as fast aa they
bear of the strike. .
A, mess meeting of striken was held
this morning. One hundred policemen
surrounded the building, watching MOO
strikers gathering. HiriKera were anven
f mm the streets to ere vent rioting.
Uity union pickets are trying to Induce
V operators not to worn- . ? -,
Xeseaearer Boys Quit Work. '
I Sn hundred Western Union mes-
Sengoi!T"ajuruok at noon. Btudente or the
telegraph schools, apprentices and oper
ators from the country towns ara being
drafted aa strikebreakers. The oompany
la making every arrangement possible
for the atrlkebrwakera. - lloard of Trade
operators and 60 .Poatal Operators re
fused to return to work after lunch, v
President Perham of the Order of
Railway Telegraphers today placed any
fart of the f 1.000,000 reserve fund of
he 'organisation at the disposal of the
stiSkera.
Guneral Becretary Russell of the Na
tional Union snld today.
"The atrlke la without the sanction of
the national executive board. It waa en
tirely within the discretion of tha men
and national ol fleers to stand behind
them. The' men have a right to act Im
mediately when differences warrant It.
The strength of the full membership la
4g00o which will be reenforced by the
railroad telegraphers and tha postal op
erators who demand to atrlke. ,
. ' Brokerage Offloes Closed. . ' '
Brokerage office here are unable to
transact any business owing to the
ticker companies being out of service.
Telegraph operators here are jubilant
Over the sympathy which la being ex
pressed in other parte of the country.
When word waa received at strike head
ouartere that Cincinnati operatora -had
left their keya thla morning there waa
a roar of cheers. -
Shortly after - the vClnclnnatl ' dis
patches were received, messages came
from New Qrleana, Kanaaa City, Helena,
. (Continued on. Page Four.)
Local Union Men Anxiously
; Awaft Orders to Join in
t Strike Meeting May Be
Held Tonight, When Vote
Will Be Taken:
5' Strong probability" exiata that tha lo-
cal operators of the Western Unloa will
waat out within the next day or two in
sympathy with the strikers In other
large cities all ever the west from Chi
cago to Los Angela. It is reported
that the operators In all the offloes on
the coast, from Los Angelea : to the
Canadian Una will be called out before
tomorrow night. .-,,. , .- ,
Practically all - the k local . Western
Union operators : belong to the union,
and ahould a strike ' order come from
President Small It will be obeyed with
out doubt. Walter Branln fa' acting
resident of the local union, and Percy
i. Morran ia secretary. Neither would
dlscuaa the matter when seen this morn
ing.
Many believe that a meeting of the
local union will be called for. tonight,
and the-question of -striking will- be
voted upon then. The local union has
about ! member.
Strike Dreed Bavldly. .
' It' ha been Impossible for Seattle to
get any messages througn to (J nice go,
and the A eat Us office baa attempted to
reach -Chicago through Portland, but
the Portland office hae been so heavily
loaded that, no Seattle messages would
be taken. 1 n r
The telegraphers have struck In' St.
PauL Mlnneenolla. Chicago. Omaha,
Kanaas City, .Cincinnati, St, Louis, Hel
ena and New Orleana. In the first Ave
cities the company la said to be taking
Chicago messages and sending them by
press. -. -
The following resolutions, adopted by
the Chicago operatora, have been cent to
the unlone all over the country. , A copy
wae received by the local union: -
"Whereas. Our Western union brotners
In Los Angelea, California, are out on
strike for their rights; be it.
"Resolved. . Bv the executive board
of Chicago local. No. 1, C. T. U. A., the
Western Union grievance board con
curring, that It is the sense of these
bodies that no members of this union
and friend of union labor or any self
respecting telegrapher ahould work
with any office where men , are on
strike; snd be It further,
"Reeolved, That the widest publicity
be given these resolutions through the
press and by such .means as may be
available. Signed, - .;
r - Secretary.
E. IS. MOORE,
Chairman executive board."
': Would Paralyse Business. -
Should a a-eneral ' atrlke along the
coast be declared from Ban Francisco
headquarters little doubt le entertained
but that every line of commercial ac
tivity on tha Pacific will be completely
naral vaed.
Thla la the expression which comes
rrpm Business men raminar witn con
ditions and la also submitted bv W. H.
Pumare, local manager of the Western
Union in Portland. , The latter stated
thie morning- that - should a general
atrlke be called along the Pacific coaat
the Portland office would be up against
It, for he could do- nothing" Business
would -be- at a standstill and be would
be . dependent upon Instructions from
ins neaa oincea m new lora city.
At 1 o'clock thte morning there were
400 east-bound messages on file In the
offices of the Western Union which had
been delayed some six houra on account
of the atrlke In Chicago and 200 south-'
bound meaaages were also held at the
same ornce which had been delayed on
account of the trouble in. Loa Angeles,
vaster Wire Ceases Ope ratio.
The local wire east to New Tork cltv
waa In operation for about two hours
last nirnt. tut owing to the congestion
onlv la means res an hour were sent
over It, At the end of that time ope
ratora in the eaat "broke" the Wire and
It went out of commlelaon with the re
sult thst messages on file her were
stacked up..- - t
With the operatora out In Chicago.
which is the blggnat relay ataTIon In
tha country. It la conceded that buatnesa
from now on wlll.begln to feel the ef
fects of the strike which. It Is believed.
will enreefl over all hrannhea. nf the
Western Union system throughout ' the
tin uea mates. . . , . .. ..
No praparatlons nave been made .by
Local Manager Pumare to prevent (ha
consequences Of .Portland operators
walking out in tne event word comes
from San Franolaoo that a general atrlke
: HARRY. C. LIEBE.
MRS. ETTA UKBB.
.RESIDENCE AT 684 13TH ST.
(Continued on Page Four.)
RACE SUICIDE WILL,
END YELLOW PERIL
: ;. (Joarnal gptcUt Berries.)
m Chlrago, Aug. !. .professor Herbert
JosepADsvenpert, assistant professor
of po'ical economy at the University
cr.icago, had a few things to say to
' s'' class In political economy about
(Illness. He holds that there will be a
time In the near economlo future when
the Chinese race will be a dominant
factor In all human affnlrs.
There are only two thlnga to do. the
midway students heard alia say, la or
der to stave off the yellow peril. They
ara: Kat less and raise fewer children.
In no other way can tha American peo
ple combat the forces of Chinese cltlsen
ahlp which will eventually encroach on
the American people.
. -"The Chinese are inevitably deatined
to be the rulera of the world," he de
clared. "Hy and by the world's supply
of food will he an leaeeaed by the In
crease Of population that" the survivors
of thla condition will be -the men who
can exist on the lcaat. This la pre
mineatly the CUlusse,' . .T
STEVENS mm
AUTO TO COUNTY
Auditor Brandes Holds Up
July iBillaiDf Sheriff
! , for Legal Advice v
. Sheriff Stevens owns aa automobile
which be rents to the county for his
deputies to use In making arrests.' Bills
of I8J.60 for the use of the sheriff a
auto for seven trip made in July have
bean presented to '. County Auditor
Brandes by Stevens, The billa have
been held ud by theaudltor until ad
vice la received from tha district attor
ney to whether they should be paid.
' . Costly Sunday Jaanta. ; .
Stevena nut . In each Sunday In Jnlv
touring. the county In his auto, and eaya
he was enforcing the Sunday closing
law. . He demands $17.80 a dayf or the
firat two Sundaya. and 111.60 each for
the last two Sundaya In July, for the
rent or ma automooue.
A charge la made for tha naa of the
sheriff's auto on July to Trostdale
and return to bring In an Inaane person.
The uae of the auto la assessed at 110.
On July la found a charge of 70 oents
for a trip to Troutdale and return, foi
Deputy Sheriff - Leonard who -went to
lnveatigate a Japanese assault and bat
tery case. Thla shows that there ia a
way of getting to-Troutdale and back
that is 19-10 cheaper than to use Sher
iff Stevens' auto. - .
Another charge of 17.J0 Is made for
going to Oraya Crossing In the sheriffs
suto oA July 11 to bring .In Christy
Wheeler. alleged to - be Insane. Grays
crossing Is on the Mount Scott carline,
within the B-cent faro limit. Thla trip
could have been ' made by "streetcar, i
which , runs every It minutes, for It
centa. -saving the county 17. H In a lit
tle more than an hour, t
. Streetcar Too Common. -
On July 14 a trip was made to Rock
wood, also accessible by streetcar, to
apprehend .'an alleged insane . person
named uumey. The county is charged
with tt for the uae of Stevens auto.
Three or four times during the month
auto were hired from tha Auto ; Liv
ery company, of which C J. TUton Is
manager. The charges made by the
sheriff for the hire of hi own auto are
Itemlied bv him aa follows:
July - T, atate vs. -Multnomh"Cotinty
neiaii Liquor dealers, enrorcing nun
day closing law.-R. L. Stevena, auto,
Jrputdale, Holbrook, Oreaham, Llnnton,
July 14. enforcing Sunday closing law.
R! L. Stevens, auto, Llnnton. Troutdale,
Gresham, 17.t0.- - . 4 .......
July 11, enforcing Sunday closing law,
R. L. Stevens,' auto. Gresham. Llnnton,
St Johns, $12.60. . V - . , . , ,
July 18, enforcing Sunday closing law,
R. L. Stevens, auto, St Johns, Llnnton,
Gresham, $11.10. - -
July 8, atate va. John-Doe, Insane,
R. L. Stevens, auto, Troutdale and re
turn, $10.00. . i
July 11, atate vs. Christy Wheeler. In
sane. R. L. Stevens, auto. Gray e Cross
ing and return, $7.60." . ... V - .,
July 14. state vs. Burner, Insane. R.
L. Stevena, auto, Roekwood and return,
$t.00. ., .
' onohers Babmltted. "';
In presenting the bills of the Auto
Livery eompany, the sheriff submits the
.
Belding's Anti-Trust Ordinance After Lengthy Discus
sion Passed Up to City (Council With Bequest
. V" "" for Enactment in Its Entirety.
(Continued on Page Four.)
. Couneriman Beldlng'. aatt-trnst ordl
nance waa yesterday recommended to
the city eouncll for passage In Its en.
tlrety after a lengthy discussion . had
been mad on its various provisional
Opposition to the bill was Strenuously
made by the druggists of the elty, who
concluded that It would tend to operate
against their interests In favor of the
department stores. The bill will come
up for passage next Wednesday , after
noon, and It Is believed the fight will be
continued before the larger body. Al
though a number of the oouncllmen
have expressed themselves favorable to
the ordinance, there are a few who will
probably oppose It on final passage. . -
Cited tOermam As Befeots.
Dr. J. A. White, secretary of the
Portland Drugglat association, and A.
J. Clemanaon led the fight agalnat tha
ant-trust ordinance, the former making
an Impassioned speech In which be
cited numerous delects in tne enerman
act. There are some 40 drug stores In
Portland.. . - . - . 1
"What did the Sherman act do for
the people?" fairly shouted Dr, White.
"It didn't do anything but harm. It
wae dealgned to strike the trusts, but
they were benefited Instead. Your-ordinance
ia incomplete. What le needed
i a standard price and you ahould In
sert It In your measure if you want to
protect the email ' dealer. Yott ehould
compel department atoree - to aell ar
ticles at th price stamped upon them
by the manufacturer. The email drug-
?lsta are compelled to do thla to pay
or -bandltng them. The department
stores can afford to sell Peru n a at tt
centa a bottle in order to draw trade to
aell other goods.- We have to sell the
same article at $1 bottle. We can't
stand this cut-rate competition.'
Chairman Bennett reminded ' Dr.
White that so long as department stores
did not enter a combination to reduce
the price of a commodity the ordinance
waa of no power. He further stated
that the council or no other body oould
compel an Individual or corporation to
alace a fixed price on his commodities,
tr. Bennett went Into a lengthy expla
nation of the -Intent of the ordinance.
In which he said: '
"Thla. ordinance tea Intended to abol
ish combinations In the restraint of
trade. W can't any what an Individual
or corporation ehnll sell goode for, but
we may "say that they cannot enter Into
a written agreement with other Individ
uals or corporatlona . to . fix a certain
Rrlce for the -aale of any goods.- We
avs the power to eay that thay must
not by agreement lower the ' price of a
commodity to stifle competition or com
pel a rival to suspend business, and we
have the power to eay that they muat
not. through - understanding, raise the
Srlce of a commodity to an exorbitant
gar, j . ... . ' ... . t,;
. Kick rrom Bajnaess Km. , - ;
' K. C. Bronaugh appeared before the
committee for a number of bualneaa In
terests of the city and objected tothe
passage of the ordinance. He etated
that the ordinance waa striking at the
commercial intereata of the city and
that the council eould not afraid"! tro
ir Mr. Bronaugh stated that II tne
council passed such an ordinance It
ought also to Insert a provision pre
venting the eombination of labor. He
wae cited to a decision of tha Nebraska
courts which- declared any auch lawa lu
relation to labor aa being unconstitu
tional. Mr. Bronaugh thought that the
atate legislature ought to provide the
trust. laws instead of the city In order
to make them more effective. He de
clared that any merchant Could hover
Just outside the limits of the city to
eecape the provisions of the ordinance
ana there would be no power to prevent
him controlling trade in the city. Thla,
ne tnougnt, ought not ' to te coun
tenanced bv tha council.. He was lu
formed, however, that an ordinance waa
needed at once and the council would go
aa far aa It could In the matter.
Attorney Henry F. Joelln. represent
ing the Northeastern improvement as
sociation, waaLhe only one at the meet
ing who urged the passage of the ordi
nance in Ita present form. I represent
the people who pay the freight," an
nounced Mr. Joelln, "and I appear here
on their behalf to urge the paasage of
thla ordinance. Conditlona are such
that every commodity price le con
trolled bv a trust. . The people are al
ready overburdened. Thla la a atep In
the right direction and the council muat
ao someinfng to neip us. . - . ti
.. Oounollma walls Talks.
Councilman Willis gavs the commit
tee soma information relative to the
brick agency of which he te one of the
leading members. He explained that
the agency had been rormeo to reduce
running expensee and had been found of
great value. He aald that brick prices
had been raised tt per cent la two year
but that the brlckmen were compelled
to do It to catch up with the advance
In the coat of labor, wood and other
thtnga neceaaary in the manufacture of
brick. He wanted t know if the
agency would be affected by the ordl
nance ana waa toia mat it wouio. i
though It was evident that no one was
being insured. ' - .
Councilman Cottel cautioned oon
aervatlam In handling the ordinance and
Councilman Baker thought all retailers
ahould be compelled to place a. standard
price on patent meoicinea.
Deputy City Attorney Fttsgerald In
formed the committee that the ordi
nance was an innovation in that Port
land waa the firat city in the United
States to attempt It He tated that
under the charter Portland had almost
sovereign powers in that the entire po
lice power of the state waa delegated to
tha municipality. . He said that unless
the courts place some llmltatlone on
the 'police power the council has the
right to pass the ordinance. .
Company Mast Resume. ' '
' (Special Dispatch te Tba Jeorsal.) Vi
' Butte, Mont.. Aug. 1. Judge Bach has
granted a writ of mandamus compelling
the Rocky Mountain , Bell Telephone
oompany te resume Its service. - The
nneratora struck out of sympathy with
tne striking Utah linemen. The writ
has granted the application of the Hel
ena Cab eompany on tne grounds tn
the phone company la a publlo utility.
(Jearaal gaeetal gervtce.) . 1
Reno, ..Nov Ang. I. Larry Sullivan
was arrested en the charge of grand
larceny last night on a complaint sworn
to by Mrs. Graham Rlce wife of Sulli
van's partner. Sullivan Is also sued
by Rice for $1,600 damages as the result
of taklrg the books of the Sullivan
Rice Brokerage oompany. , , t '
Before becoming ' Interested fh tha
Nevada mining schemes Larry Sullivan
waa engaged in the" sailor boardlng
housc bualneaa In this city. In partner
ship with tha Grant brothers under the
firm name nf Bulllvan urant. The
business is now In th hand of James
White.
iie naa trouble wim ; "y rsunous
FormerTortland'er Charged
With TJrand Larceny
by Partner's Wife. ;" 1
Rllly Smith, who engaged with the
White Broe. In an opposition house to
Sullivan at Grant., and got Into a flatla
encounter with Smith ona morning at
the corner of Second and Ankeny
streets. Bulllvan wsa thoroughly cowed
by Tile antagonist and failed to ahow
up on the waterfront for several days.
Later on he transferred the business to
the Grant boye so far as artlve work
wae concerned, and thev later became
associated. jriUi . .the .white Bros . at
the opposition house, "Mysterious"
Billy Smith dropping out after some
time and considerable trouble.
Sullivan waa next heard of In Gold
field, where he organised a mining eom
pany and aold stock sverywhere by
heavy Advertising. The scheme panned
out well for a while, according to the
advertisements - and then brought on
trouble. - The affair a were In a atrange
mix up for a time and the members
of tha concern shifted their head
quarters to California. It waa also In
tended to open a branch office here, but
the plana never materialised. At one
time Sullivan aspired to becoming
United Statea senator from Nevada, but
hie hopea went glimmering, although
ha held a strong hand In electing the
governor. . Hla latest venture la to pull
off prise fights In the state of the
seekera oi , . . ... - '
SMUGGLED JARS
JO BE DEPORTED
awaMaswaWieeWJBBaasajas " ' J
Secret Serrice Operatives
.-Discover Underground
Bail way on Borders. A
(Jeorsal Special garrtee.) '
Los Angeles, Aug. .Under the es
cort of United 8 la tea secret service
men 110 Japanese coolies, who were ar
rested along the Mexican border while
attempting to effect an .entrance into
the United States, were eent to Ban
Francisco today for deportation. ' '
For several weeks oast this party of
Japanese ha been hejd In captivity here
awaiting instructions from Washington.
Orders were received from the admin
istrative offices thla morning and the
coolies were immediately started for the
Bay City.
When the advlcea of the arrest of the
coolies were eent to Washington the
matter waa immediately taken up with
the Japaneee ambaasador. He replied
with a curt not atrenuoualr objecting
to the Japanese exclusion treaty. This
waa ttie turning point and tha order for
the deportation of the coolieo waa im
mediately promulgated. -
Secret service agents on the Mexican
border have learned of the workings of
a regular underground railway along
ootn tne nortnern ana eoutnern bordera
of the United St tee. It is believed by
the detectives and secret service oper
ative a that more coollee are being
Drougni across tne Mexican Doraer than
that . of Canada, but it la alrfo known
that a great many coolie are brought
acroaa by the latter route.
White men are mr'tlng regular busi
ness or snipping cooues into tma coun
try. It la aald. and ara making a prof
table business of their underground
rout The operatives ar doing all in
their power to atop the traffic, but de
spite their efforts leaks occur snd a
great many of the little brown men are
nein- amuggiea into the country dally.
OLD ASTOItlAN DIES
ON STEAMER AT SEA
'.(Special Dispatch te The JeanaL)
Astoria. Or., Aug. I. On the arrival
of the steamer" Break water- from Coos
Bay this morning the body of William
B. Headlngton of ' Astoria was turned
over to Coroner Pohl, he having died In
his stateroom while on hie way from
Marshf laid. Deceased had been a resi
dent ofAetorla over 40 year. He waa
about vf 6 years old, and had never mar
ried, rie ieavee two nephews, Le Iev.
ings, a court reporter at Ban Francisco,
and Will Levin gs, a reporter on tha
San Francisco Examiner, besides three
neice and a slater. . He waa until a
few dosen years ago a prominent con
tractor here. . -i ne runerai win take
place as soon as his relatives are
heard from. . - .
CANNON AND HUGHES
-IS CANNON SLATE
'. (Joaraal Special SsrVlee.)
Washington, Aug. . Cannon for
S resident and Hughes for vice-preal-ent
Thle is the elate prepared by the
Carnon boomers to be presented at the
national convention, cannon is agree
able and aeeme to ' like the idea, of
Hushes running witn mm. it la in
timated Hughe la willing , to run for
second plaoe... - - -
Harry C. Liebe, Despondent
Over Unhappy Married
Life, Broods for Hours
and Then Slays Wife and
Commits Suicide. -
Former Partner of Dead Man
Stamps as False Story to
Effect That Slayer Was a
v Heavy Drinker - Orphan
Babe Survives Tragedy.
Brooding and despondent over an un
happy married life, Harry C. Lleb
purchased a revolver and cartridges
yesterday afternoon and, after meditat
ing for five hours over his .personal af
faire, shot and killed hla wife. Ett
Llebe. and then killed himself at th
wmi ui XJr. sna jars. zx. jl. Dturxevs.ni.
3(8 Thirteenth street, at 8 o'clock last
nlghu ' '
- Stories as to the real causes of dis
agreement between Llebe and his wife
differ among friends of the dead per
sons. Those of Mrs. Llebe claim that
Llebe was , of dissolute character and
drank: to excess which caused Mrs.
band. Friends of Liebe on the other
hand- deny-that- ho drank to excess and
aay that he never fell under the in
fluence of drink. . They say that Mrs.
Llebe wag of a nervous, irritable tem
per men t and hard to get along with.
Mrs. Liebe waa shot In the left breast
and her husband fired the shot that
ended his life through his head. He
placed the barrel of the revolver in hla
mouth and pulled the trigger, the bullet
passing out of the top of hie head.
ijieDe wae tne eon ox juut) mi jure.
George Llebe of The Dalles, where the .
eon waa engaged In the jewelry buslnaaa
until . II U.I .gu, WIICD uw vmiuv
Portland and engaged In tha real eatate
business with W. T. Marktllle, .with
office in th Swetland building. Mr a.
Lleb waa th daughter of Mr. and Mre.
Charlea Plttman, formerly of East Port
land. - Mre. Llebe'a father committed
suicide, it is said, about a year ago and
the mother Is now living at Lyle, Wash
ington. In speaking of his former, partner,
Mr. Marklllle said today:
. Denies Drinking Story. '
"The story that Llebe waa a heavy
drinker is absolutely false. He was of
temperate hablte and no one can eay
they ever saw him under the Influence
of liquor. He drank but aeldom and I
know ha did not take drink yesterday.
If the truth were known Llebe did all
he could to make hi wife happy, al
though neither waa suited for each
other. Both were of a nervoue, nagging .
"Llebe went to visit Mrs. Llebe'
mother Saturday and while there Mrs.
Llebe arrived on the scene. Efforts
were made by Lleb and Mrs. Plttman
to bring about a reconciliation, but I do
not believe they could ever have lived
happily. Mrs. Llebe waa a aufferer from
tuberculosis, and Liebe urged ber to
atay with her. mother up in the moun
tains until she became better, agreeing
to live with the Sturtevanta until ah
felt Ilk coming to Portland and re
suming ber home with him. Sh agreed
to do this, but came back Wedneeday.
- Freoooupled AU Bay. .
: "Lleb telephoned her yesterday and
arranged to meat her laat night. While
telephoning, Mre. Llebe cut off Mr. Llebe
very shortly, which made him feel badly
and he remarked. That la hot th war
for a wife to treat her husband.' H
aeemed preoccupied all day with hi
domeatlc caree and waa unfit for busi
ness. He grieved over his. affair and
nnaltml Vi famllv relatloaa."
Mrs. Liebe received treatment from
Dra. Darr and Qulgley. and Dr. ' Mar
garet Qulgley said of Mrs. Lleb 'this
morning:
"Mrs. Liebe wen of gentle and lovable
qualities. She wae of very quiet nature
and never spoke of her relations with)
her husband. Sho refused to live with
him because of hla dissolute waya.
There 1 no truth to the statement that
she was cross and Irritable.
Lleb purchased hie revolver and
cartridges at the Honermen hardwar
store veaterday afternoon and W, L,.
Robertson, the clerk who waited on
him. said:
Kent Bands la XI Pocketa.
"The moment' Lleb - cams into th
atore I noticed that something waa
wrong with him. He kept hla handa In
hla nocketa all tha time be waa in tha
w. . w .1 ... .... 1 1 .in. it . in. re
volver he wished To buy. I non enter.
ing the store he walked up to the cas
where the revolvers are kept on dis
continued on Page Four.)
WAITS ON TABLE TO
FORGET SVEETHEART
, (Joeraal Special Ittrvaje.1
Los Angelea, - Aug. I. Captain Paul
Raubach, a German nobleman, an of
ficer ilk the kaiser's army, one of the
world's greatest. Swimmers and a
swordsman of known prowess in Europe,
with credentials to prove all these
claim to distinction, baa taken a popii
tlon ae steward la a cafe on IIo',litr
pier. Santa Monica. To forget an affair
of the heart la hie native lnl t.v work.
ing se a common Amrlfn cltin end
taiugUng with bus, puv, .a he juu-jr
renounces Ms bom, friends, title and
army commlsalon and will remain bore
for the aummer.
Off th coaat of Norway 1J years
Raubach male a record of 20 n
the water. Weighing 1M P""" '
with the muscles an.l o r
fatigue seldom ann-v. i
In the Watr or on Imi.l. A
in which Kauhanh In li
ne carried when at t -a f '
puny an.l eiji the I
linller In ti
arm rivtm
by Hi.