C v I . daily joj:.:;al. "ioioxakd, fhiday lv;::;i;;g. august . o, :7. v OLD BILL ,1ER MAKES SUCCESSFUL JAIL BREAK -w ' ' ' ; .'. - Notorious Outlaw Escapes From New Westminster Prison and Is Sought by Canadian AuthbritiesOrig- fnator of Expression "Hands Up.", iA i t V i j Stomach Ache and Diarrhoea are often brought "on, by eating green vegetables and unripe fruit, or by sudden changes in weather, excessive heat, gulping down iced drinks, etc., and are prevented and quickly cured by Bill Miner, . Ssedal Dispatch tar Vie IwruL) -Yaooouver, B. C. Aug. . Bill Miner, former outlaw and notorious train rob- ber, and for whoM capture three year ago waa offered a reward of f 11.100, made a sensational escape from the New ' Westminster prison yesterday afternoon In eompan ' with three other convicts Jy digging a hole "under-tbe fence-sur-. rounding; the penitentiary brick yard. None of the men have been captured Miner and - his - three companions, Woods, Clark and McCloskey. were at liberty fully an hour before the prison viiiciuie were nouriea py some enjiaren who had seen the men running- through me woods that an escape had been mailt Miner la 8 years old and was serv ing a Ufa sentence for holding up the Canadian Pacific train at ITurrer. Brit ish Columbia, May . 180. Prior to that time he had held up and robbed numerous trains and stage coaches. He wa one of the first train robbers to operate on the Paolfte coast and It is said that Miner is the man who orig inated the expression "hands up." Miner was a single-handed man. He never belonged to a gang and generally worked -alone. - As early as 1S8 he served a term In Ban Qunntln prison for stage ronoery. Ten years arter, a lew days after his release, he robbed the Del Norte stage In Colorado of $1,600 snd for a time lived In Michigan, where ne posea as a retired California capital' - When his funds gave out he again re turned west and resumed his operations. In 1881 he-was captured together with his associates and sentenced to 26 year in prison for another stage rob- oery in caiuorniv Keieaaeo in loi he went back to his old occupation and camea on a petty roonery campaign un til September 190$, when he held up and rnooea me uregon ..ttaiiraad.& Navt ga Hnn nn...K... C i il . I t The same month a year later Miner neia up tne Canadian Pacific and se cure 110,000. " For this crime a reward-f-T or iii.iuu wss orrerea for his capture, but he retained his liberty and In May, 190$ again held up a British train near Furrer. A week later he was sur rounded by the British constabulary and after a sun fight was captured. i FOUL MURDER m lS SUSPECTED Death of, Oscar Schroeder Is . .' Surrounded With Ro- . mantle Mystery. . Josraal Special gerrlee.) Chicago, Aug. t.'A nensatlonal mys tery, , tinged with k romance, cam to v light today. Oscar Schroeder, ' a north 'eda millionaire and man- about town, Is dead under peculiar circumstances, C Two girls.. and years old reapectlve ' ' iy," daughters of tits dead wife's sister ' ' in-law, are the principal beneficiaries of v his wia : Schroeder. whoee estate Is valued at ' $700,000, and who a 'year ago. was . fleeced by, a band of sharpers out of $100,000 by. means of al "fake" prise fight In St. Louis, died in Woodruff, Wisconsin, Thursday. ' , ' His friends and family declare he died of heart disease, but--there "are - rumors that he met a violent end. It - Is declared the body was found In the woods surrounding a summer resort at which-he was a guest. Mrs. Otto , Schmidt, mother Of Clara -and. Bessie : Schmidt, who Inherit the bulk of the -'state, denied that this waa the case.-;. UNUSUAL SIGN TAINTING '?Osg Oeoil Blsttagvlaaea Kersalf As An . S4ai ' Aanal Artist. ' JuHsousual sight on Washington '. street, on that collected thousands of - people on that thoroughfare, was the thrilling feat performed at 11 o'clock . this morning by Miss Cecil Of painting . a sign for the Powers Furniture com pany at the top of the east- wall of the j-. foiumoia DUiiatng. nunpenaea as. she , was on a narrow scaffolding, as It were. In mid-air. she performed a more sensa tional Act than the aerial artist In the . circus. Tne tasic is so trying that Miss Cecil oannot continue her work much over an hour at a time. With all she can accomplish, it will require at least three days for her to complete the ; painting of the big and familiar sign. This lady has received extended press notices elsewhere on her work as an , artist, and her notoriety In this class 1 of work has preceded her. MONEY : FOR .CLATSOP V STATE JAIR EXHIBIT (perlal tHapatca te Te JesrsaLI -Astoria, Or.. Aug. 9. Manager Whyte '" of the Astoria chamber of commerce has received a county warrant for $1,000, , the sum the county court appropriated at Its July session to be used in mak ' Ing an exhibit at the Oregon State fair, and advertising the resources of the county. The court decided that the money should) be spent under the dlrec ' tlon of the chamber of commerce, which . is conducting a publicity bureau. - - STANDARD OIL SHARES SLUMP w .. .. .1 ',' ' - : Stock Has Declined Twenty ' : Four Points Since Fine ; . Was Imposed. V - , UovnuJ Boerlal Berrlee.) ' NewTork, Aug. 9. Standard Oil shares, although they hardly showed any change Monday, following Judge Land is' fine, slumped badly yesterday. Stock sold down to 47 1, a decline of 14 points sinoo Monday and $0 points since Wednesday. This . slump was -brought about by larger sales than have takn place for many months, $81 shares be ing sold yesterday. - It thought one reason why tha i. . . ',"". eeverai aays after-the fine la that the smaller hold ers did nqt decide to sell until thev had time to be impressed fully with the 1m- iwri oi mi line, ntaadard OH has sold as high as $$00 and sold for $700 lust before Commissioner Garfield made Ms original report on the' eomnanv last ji nas oeaniaumg gradi ever sinca- MISSING SALEM TEAM LOCATED IN LINN Duffy's Pure Malt Whiskey It kills the disease germs and keeps the system' in a normal, healthy condition." It is distilled wholly, from malted grain, and its softness, palatability and freedom from, injurious substances make it acceptable to the ; most sensitive stomach, - It is Teco'gnized everywhere as the purest;, meSst powerful tonic- stimulant, and is prescribed bvdoc tors of all schools aad used in hos pitals as a positive cure for pneu inonia, pleurisy, grip, coughs.colds bronchitis, consumption and al diseases of throat and lungs ; nerv ousness. malaria and fevers ,' indi gestion, dyspepsia and every form of stomach trouble. .... - 5old by drugirists, grocers, and dealers, or direct. $1 per bo.ttle, Illustrated medical booklet con taining some of the many convinc ing , testimonials , received from grateful men and women who have been .cured, and- doctor's . advice free. Duflv Malt Whiskev Co. Rochester, M. x. - ALABAniA wins RAILROAD FIGH T Passenger Rates and Freight Tariff on Over 100 Com , modities Reduced. gradually (BoeeUl Dlapateh Is The ' fearaaL) Albany, Or., Aug tX team taken from ono of tha Salem livery stables has been located at the bam of John A. Zysett of Thomas, In this county. A -iit. ai'oMi vu mere Monnay even ing and represented that he was a cat tle buyer In ahe emnlnv r th aik.. Dressed Beef eomnanv anil tnr accommodations for the night In the morning It waa found tha itrannr had disappeared . and .. tha . team -and - buggy had .been left in the barn. Mr. Zysett. after waiting some time for the rtu.rBwh8 renger.. concluded It would be kdvlsable to notify the sheriff. 'ZV' 'celved from Sheriff Culver it Salem, were to tha effect that the outfit belonged there and, an offloer would be sent after it ' . ..Ts, bseonding party Is well known m diuqiu aim win-no oouov pn hended. v -. . , appre- Doan's Kegulets eure t constipation, tone the stomach, stimulate the liver! promote digestion and appetite and (THEY MUST REPORT v ' BIRTHS AND DEATHS -' ' v" "' " ' . -i. (gpertal Dinpateh te The- oaraaL) Eugene, Or., Aug. In view of the negligence of many of the physicians of Lane county Dr. J. W. Harris, county health officer, has resolved to apply the law strictly to secure the reporting of births and death For every case not reported the offender Is liable to a fine of from $10 to $100. . . DIAMOND KNOWLEDGE V i ,,Come$ pnly from experience and as this store has been : ; : ; established since 1868, one can readily see the wisdom : " t .' of buying gems here and know that their money , is safely invested. ' , - . .,-, V 'Corner Third and Washington Streets Manufacturing Jewelers " Opticians ' ' " Diamond Importers 5a '. (Jearnal BDeetal Service.) Montgomery, Ala,. Aug. 9. The JH cent passenger rate and the reduction of freight rates on 110 commodlUes "shipped within this stats wUl become .oper ative On SeDtember 1. 190T. as a result of tha conference concluded yesterday afternoon between Governor - Comer and officials of the Southern railroad whose license had been revoked. While the state was compelled to make some concessions to the corpor ation, the final decision Is considered a triumph over corporate -greed and Gov ernor Comer's persistent efforts to gain a point for tha people Is hailed with de light , . . The lava In question which will con trol the operation of the road after nest September, will be only tempor arily In force, or until such time as a final decision i upon their constitution ality Is made by tne supreme oourt of the United States. - The two main points of contention were the two laws, one re ducing the passenger rate and tha other reouoiag the freight tariffs. In consideration of permitting these two laws to become ODeratlve. Gover nor Comer agreed that the revocation of the company's license within the state or Alabama should be revoked and secretary or state Julian issued an order last night to that effect. Other roads in the state, are not affected by Half Price .- Sale . , -v- ..-- ' Sale - 1 1 s-O : j- -J FINAL HALF PRICE, Aa a rouslnfr close of the most successful season of our long and extensive business career we offer " the following lines of Men's, Youths and Children's Hlgh-Orade Wearables at Just ONE-HALF PRICE Men's Fancy Three-Piece Summer Suits , ONE-HALF PRICE - Men's Fancy Two -Piece Outing Suits ONE-HALF PRICE AH Our Young Men's Two-Piece Suits ONE-HALF PRICE - At Boys' Sailor Suits and Three-Piece Suits ONE-HALF PRICE' Boys' and Children's Washable Suits ONE-HALF PRICE ' . ' All Men's Straw Hats ONE-HALF PRICE Children's Straw H ats ONE-HALF PRICE WAY ASK LARGEST, BOND IN HISTORY Oil Trust Faces Prospect of Filing1 Security Twice ' Amount of Fine. ; RESTAURANT COOK UP : , IX)R STEALING EGGS (SpecUl Dispatch te The Joarnal. " ' Balem, Or., Aug. -. Charles Tuel, night oook at the White House, a well known Balem restaurant. Is under ar rest on a charge of larceny, on com plaint of the proprietor of the place. The charge was stealing eggs. These have been -disappearing at about tiie rate of four dosen a day and Tuel was suspected, ss he wss known to bo see ing large quantities to a grocer, Alex ander baue. Daue had begun to suspect the origin of the eggs and had told Wil liam ilcOUchrlst, the proprietor of the restaurant, who immediately commenced to mark them. The marked eggs also reached the grocery and Deputy Sheriffs Bach and Mlnto watched tne cook and caught him in the act of passing a pail of eggs to his wife. - ( , RAILROADERS GIVEN " - MONEY BY MRS. SAGE (Jotuaal Bpectal Strrtee.) ' 4." - New York, Aug. . In recognition of the courtesies of tbs employes of the Long Island railroad, whom she and her husband, Husaell Bage, met almost dally, while they lived at Lawrence, on Long Island. Mrs. Russell Sage has donated toe.nrtji to the railroad branch of the Young Men's Christian Association of Long Island City. The money will be used for the erection of a gymnasium, equipped with a swimming pool, track and field accommodation and Indoor courts. Mrs. Bare soma time sgo expressed a desire to show her appreciation of tha many kindnesses shown by the com pany's employes during the lifetime of her husband. The railroad company do nated the ground for the building. . Sunset Beach IUt Filed. . : (Jeareal Special Berries.) Chicago, Aug. I. Another twist was given the necks of tha Standard OH people yesterday when It waa reported, that District Attorney Sims, who r la now la Michigan, will ask that tha cor poration file a bond lust double the amount of the fine . imposed, or It Is stated that the request for this bond will be made upon Judge Orosscup, who will fix the bond as soon as the district attorney reaches here tha first of next week. The Standard, of course, will fight any such demand on fha part of - the prosecuting otf lolals with all the legal force which It pos sesses or can command. However, should a wrtt of error be granted today, the case will pass out of the Jurisdiction of Judge Landis' court and into the circuit court of ap peals presided over by Judge Orosscup, who will lave it within his power to set aside the fine Imposed if ho so chooses. r Several other roads besides the Chi cago A Alton will be caught In the drag net which government officials sre pre paring against the lines which granted rebates to the oil octopus. Among these are the Lake bhore e Micnigan south ern, the rhlcago, Burlington & Qutncy, and the Chicago Kastern Illinois. Should the Standard trust be com pelled to file a bond twice the amount of Its fine, it will be the largest bond In the history of legal jurisprudence. ANNIE R00NEY SENT , T" HOME TO SOBER UP Original of Famous Song Heavy Con sumer of Whiskey In SeatUo ' for Ten" Tears. v (Special blaeatca te The JoarsaLt " Seattle, Aug. . "Asnle Rooney." who in real -life Is Florence A. Story, has been sent back to her wealthy east ern relatives by the Seattle police, after ten years effort to sober her up. Miss Storv Is the original of ths song which went the rounds a number of years a so and came to fua-et sound lust prior to the Klondike excitement She was a variety actress, but liked whiskey and the latter has been ths csuss of her downfall. It Is said that during the ten Tears ' of her life here she has drawn not a single sober breath. uwing to her family connections tne police have always accorded her con siderably more attention and care than her fallow prisoners in the cltr Jail. jmiss ciory is reiaien to senator urn " 'V. K1 IT k. . I. - 1 Astoria Or-- Ana. -The nlst of l"r"V -Xm:?: un... n.h -.. i.m .. h. V . to , ii-i.H . u Bewer. trustee, wss filed for record In the county clerk s orrice yesterday, af ter being approved by the county conrt, which Is now In session. Ths tract con- .fci'TS:..- 22.-Ir.T-" IX '''fllstura. She has tried through all these J. and E. A. Taylor. - United States suDrenie court half century ago. She 4s also blood kin to Rx-Amhaasador Joseph H. Choate and her father was a shipbuilder and mem ber of the Massachusetts state legis- C ASTOR I A Tot Infanta and Children, j Tl3 Iti Yea KaT3 Allays Ecu.t Clsaatuxa of years to keep her disgrace from the family to which shs is now returning. j! Crystal Water Set j J ; Consisting of one Fitcber ' . -X and six Tumklt - " t ' i irsnjssi-Ti-7r ti , , ... , , , .. , -. - , - .-.j, -.-. - J III 9 - W r it. CLACKAMAS COUNTY FAIR INCORPORATION Balem, Or., Aug. .-Three concerns 111ml articles of Inuomoratlon with the secretary of state yeaterday. One was the Mary Lane Surgical and Medical Institute, to have Its quarters nt S604 Washington street, Portland. The cspllal stock Is 11.000. The Clackamas Consty Fair associa tion v wus Incorporated With a capital COFFEE ; There is no difficulty in getting: good coffee. ' ' There is no difficulty in having good coffee. ; Tear grocer letsrsa yoar seaer H yea Saat Hks Scailllag's Best. . . .. . The headquarters of rill be st Oregon City stock of 11.000. this association snd its pnrpose Is to conduct a fair at that place. The' incorporators are James Shaw. Thomas V. Kyan and O. W. tastham: capital, I2.0l)0. The other llrm was the C A. Martin company, the place of business of which will ie at Ontario, Malheur county. It waa Incorporated by c. A. Martin, Wil liam Itutler and w. S. Lawrence, wl.u a capital atock .of 2t.00Q. Tomorrow la ths last dav to receive discount on west side gaa bills, . )i.l.J.t.ii,:i)liL i)r.Ml "!'r! i I ev t i m " i ar Mm life ;t-1 ,! DISPOSITION OF DOUGLAS' MONEY "pcUl Pl.pstcti to Tb Jonraal.) Rnsebtirg. Or.. Am. . Awnriiin. i a report of County 'insurer J. li ri.iw- yors he baa rni,! out of t looted since A:ti 1 .1' ' exclusive of the count v f funds. Of-This ft the atst t" I ' StHtO X' hii- I f t t ; ' . ' lu I '