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THE OREGON SUNDAY JOUKNAL, PORTLAND. SUNDAY 1,10 UN I NO, AUGUST 11, ' 1P07.
WALLA -WALLA 'ALSO
FEAR FOR LIVES
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iin r n nn n r n
'Jiioy Higiey and JbTed, Mills
H ; Jta Eeform School 1 for
Named Quantrell, Famed Quantrell, Almost Hanged as
Quantreli, but Was Not Quantrell Says His , TVlfe, ' ;
- . ; Mrs. Burgess Strangest of Stories. , '
Many Daring Bobberies
Boys Were Before Ju-
(UxtUl ZNspttea to Tea JeanaO
Walla., Walla, Waah Ans. 10-2l-
patchea published throughout the north
' , VTVW .U WV yMR VW Wja Ul
venue uourt unco ueiore.i that Quantreti,. leader of Quaatreu'a fa.
moua band ot guerillas, that operated
durUie; th olrll war, U eUre and living
on , Vancouver Island under the nana
of John Sharp brought 'out the lnter-
Wlth the arrest yesterday by Deteo-1 estlne story today that Quantrell for
llres Jonas and Tlchenor, of Boy Higioy, years Urad In Walla walla under tha
II yeare of aa, residing at srarati name of Colonal T. C Burgess.
street, and Fred MUla, 14. tha eon, of ; Burgaaa dlad alght yeara are at tha
a Plnkarton iretohmen, ox t rourw i aee of 74. and waa burled In tha otty
Street, tha authorttlaa here auooaadad e.matary Jiara. Hia widow, who lljrea
I. i.MM.. van ef child erlml-1 "" " ."".'
" - - - iuium u one arrested, tnaa. eon
I nala ratad aa tha moat daring and ra-1 ToUd and aantoncad to be hangad aa
oureaful youngitara erer halad bafora Quantrell, but aha danlad that ha waa
h. inii'mirt. Quantrall. aaylng It waa a oaaa of mla:
Xlbart Blglay. agad If, tha third nam
bar of tha trio, who la undoratood to
tJitVt vicinity of a neighboring town,
how balna- aouaht by tha aharlffa
Ci)lttc and will alao ba taken into eua-
luujr. A 11 V w,i mwi,
h raier ahortly attar their arraat ana
" In view of tha fact that they war ba-
Vr till JUTOUll, WU1I VM vvuv, w
eaaiona, are in a xair way oi neing oom
mltt&ai to tha reform achooL
Tha' apeclrto offenae with which tha
youngatara are cnargea ia xaa ourgimrj
Ct tha btcycla repair ahop conducted
fcy F. J. Wyatt at kOT Stark atraat. al
though tha detactlvaa claim that tha
knvi atnla at 1 aflat ana wheal from the
public baths and may ba guilty of other nH"7B'
crimes. Much of tha atolan property P1"0. JB.
taken Identity, and that ha waa eared
from balna hanced throuah tha efforts
of hie broehera-ln-law, who were euro-
monad rrom Kentucky to ina.anapoiia,
wKapa Vkiiatavsaaisi m ft m a ia1 1 mrm m Kaft I nav
W aVS M I a w aw av . vi guaiiMVi W waa-aay
held a a guerilla leader. Thla waa aoon
altar tha cioae or me cmi war,
PUappaarad Three Taaaa,
Buraess sarrad In tha confederate
army and membera of hla resiment In
his native city, aay they aUU have hla
commissions. Altar nia tnaa ne auto
peared from view for two or three
years, and Mrs. Burgess aaya aha doea
not know where ha spent thst time, ha
never telling bar of hla movements during-
that period. He evidently rejoined
her In 1170, and they bought a cotton
Fujm?t thrpofioTand sars?, irw
Coth Ud. ar. M to hav. nl. a oon- ""'JRJgjSi
. The manner In which tha youthful
cracksmen operated Is strictly In line
coming to walla Walla along In tha lata
ties. .In all the Dlaoee ha lived
in jina i x, i f..Kn.ii
v with the method, puraued by prof..- fo!loV"hlm toWalla 'w.liV:
slonals. Making their way over the
where the atory of hla Ufa waa known
bicycle establishment the embryo crooks 1 .. t....... ....... nn
entered a lodging-house above the rtora p,oturM-of hliaMllf to Be Uken. and
any referenoe to hla being Quantrell set
Ha owned a saloon nere
him In a raa-a.
for several years.
verted to tha
but was finally con-
Baptlat- faith, aold
'and deacended to tha yard below by
means of a ladder. It waa then an
ansy matter to force open a rear win
' While one of the boys remained on
eiard another entered the repair ahop
. maa nanaea out me piunaer. inn po
lice are satisfied that young Hlgley
was not directly concsrnsd In tha oom
tnlsslon of the crime but acted aolaly
ai the "fence" for his companions.
As far as can be ascertained four
coaster brakes, a number of bicycle
aeats, an acetylene gaa lamp, and eev
eral wheels and tires were taken. From
the amount of plunder secured at least
two tripa were maae to tno a tore.
The boldness of tha young thieves
a. .A , a ..11 rk.l- Iwnntw
SSXJUk eourndh:vf JSrsFEL London Is Becoming less
case for a week and notified all eecOnd
hand dealers to be on tha lookout for
the boys. When young mgiey ana
Mllla appeared at a ahop at Fifteenth
smd Savler streets yesterday to sell a I
'.coaster brake the police were lmtni
Indicative of the cunning displayed
bv the younratera was a letter dis
played by Mills purporting to be from
his father and giving him permission
to sell his bicycle, so no suspicion
would be attached to tha sale of any.
ivi me wneeia. mrw auini i iw
town bo i nereov give my Doy permis-
hla aalooa and beoatna a Christian. Ba
waa burled from tha Baptlat oburoh.
KM. Bnrgaaa morf., '.; 1
nnan urviiif aavarml years 1 ai
juatloa of tha paaoa. Ha waa a man of
powerful physique until old aga broke
mm aown. - . . .
, mm. mire-ass today gaya an Inter eat.
In g account of her hueband'o narrow
aacape from being hanged aa Quantrell
-Colonel BUrgess." he aald, -was an
tttfirtr nt the civil war ana aerrra in
..nw4 mriA Tfa.nau and that Vicinity.
Ha aerved through tha war with tha
confederate troope. , ' A
"It la true ha wag captured aa Quan-
ireu anu tnaa r m - r -
Ha waa aonvlotad after an Imprleon
mant of 40 daya and nights and aen-
teooed to ba hangad. (Hle doom seemed
certain, but ha begged - that ha might
have axhanca to dear blmeelf and that
ma nroinere-m-iavw nnai vm
to IdenUfy hlm. They cama and were
laced outsiae me aoor m t wi
that tha war thara the
doomed man wag put to a teat for his
Alwaya Xaswm aa QnaatraU.
"Tim. old boy. la that yauf aakad
one of tha men.' . ,
"Thank Ood, you are hare,' replied
" Too have noma to aava me: you
are the only man who eould do it.'
"Tha man la Innocent.' aald an 'Offi
cer who stood near and heard the heart
r.lt m nf tha aunnnaail OuaiitralL
-flubaaauantly ha waa released OH tha
avtaenoe ox tnesa two raiauvea.-
Waa he tha real Quantrell T" Mrs.
ftnraraaa waa aakad.
"No. he waa not He waa. aa I have
said? captured, tried, oonvlotcd and aen-
tenoed to ba hanged aa uuantreu, not
ha waa not Quantrell. .
"Did he ever aervs under tjuantreur
That I An not know. Ha waa In that
country at that time, but whether he
was ever unaer uuantreu cannei amy.
"Is It true thai ha was always known
aa QuantrellT" . ,
"yea, tnat ia truej ne waa uwmya
known aa Quantrell. On tha trains out
west he was always pointed out aa
Quantrell. Ha waa known all over aa
Quantrell. and aome people here believe
he waa tha man; out ne was not.
Interesting to Admirers
of Great Author.
,alon to aell hla wheel," waa what the
(Journal BpaeUl tarrlaa.)
London, Aug. 10. To tha American
lovera and admirers of Charles Dickens
London la becoming less and. leas in
teresting aa tha years travel -on. With
tha gradual disappearance of many of
tha buildings associated with tha Ufa
.letter found on Mills read, and ta .and writings of tha great English novel.
it mainiainea ubi u nan uwbil i . . i a. , v. j
. Mn.j h. hla fathar. , Thla mlaaiva ha I ' "
i hid shown to a second hand man when whloh, In yeara past, formed mo large
disposing of a stolen bicycle. Tha attl
'. tude of Innocence assumed by Mills for
a time baffled tha police, but compari
son of the letter with the lad's aigna
ture definitely established that tha
note was a forgery.
' - In order to avoid detection, tha de
tectives claim that the boys repainted
f bicycle frames and tha rims of - the
wheels to alter tha appearance of the
plunder to such an extent that even
the owner would have difficulty In
identifying the goods. Judge Fraser
will deal with the youthful offenders
GO 'OVER CONTRACTS
, , (Special DUpatcfc te Tha Journal) '
1" Klamath Falls. Or Aug. 10. Several
-' ' of tha head officials of the reclamation
aervlce are here this week, taking up
' the claims of ths contractors on the
first seotlon of the canal, against tha
Xovernment Among tha officials are
. P. Davis, chief engineer of the recla
mation aervioe; D. C. Henny, supervis
ing engineer; Morris Bien, of ths lsgal
department, and W. M. Sanders, con
sulting engineer. They have spent tha
week la going over the: work. . Mason,
(Davis 6V Co., tha oontraotors, have their
.engineers here, J. P. Newell and N. O.
Beaman, who have classified tha 'ma
Jterlak The-outcome of tha conference
. win not no Known lor some weeks, and
no one knows whsther Mason, Davis St
, ,Co. will, ba awarded .their claim or
.whether tha original classification will
Tha enrlneers are also taklna- im
lather questions In relation to the pro-
jC: ,ana meir policy win no ouuinea a
Sherman Act Will Prevent
a part of tbfa average Amerloaa'a so
journ In ths English metropolis, are
no longer possible. To oommemorate
tha great author's association with one
of tha places which has been Improved
out of existence a bust of Charles
Dickens has just been erected upon tha
site of Furnlvsi'a Inn, In Holborn.
Dickens cama to tha Inn aa a young
man from a Ufa of hardship and misery
In tha very parts of London which were
afterwards to play ao large a part In
hla writ In rs. Those who knew , htm
then have described him as a keen, alert,
serious literary youth who waa vorv
aura of himself. It is said that when.
upon tha publication of "Pickwick." he
awoke in tna uttio room on tna intra
floor of Furnlvsi'a Inn to find himself
famous ha expressed no surprise.
Xft Dingy Boom.
That was In tha year lttO and
Charlea Dickens was only 14 years old
With tha coming of fame and eonse-
ouent DrosDenty no aid not linger iol
in the dingy room of Furnlval'a Inn,
but moved to much mora pretentious
and comfortable quarters in Doughty
atreet. almost opposite to tha house oc
cunled at an earlier period by Sidney
Smith, tha author and wit, wnen ha
first cama to tempt Dam a Fortune In
Although a modern nils of office
buildings now occupies the site former
ly given over to the inn, almost opposite
m 1 HaIVami .till ..! . r-r-n
Treating the Bex Fairly.
iFromha New Orleans Tlmes-Demoorat
". "MS rather., said Mrs. Murphy, "al-
.ways gits up whin a lady an Chare the
! "The ould man 1 too suspicious." Mr.
.Murphy grunted. "I never seen the
woman yit tnat ua ne mane enough to
1 nit ye wnen ye waa auun aown.
President Samuel Oompers of tha
American Federation of Labor la writ
ing a book on "Organised Labor In the
E (Ate V, " v V ' ''!,-,"
to It on Holborn still stands a rpwvof
ancient buildings, exactly aathey stood
in the days or tna novelist, staple inn
looks curiously out of place among the
modern buildings whloh hedge it about
on every aide and literally seem to be
choking out Its prolonged life. The
corner house of the Inner' quadrangle,
over the door or wnicn appears tne
mveterioua Inscription. "J P T. 1747.'
ia still to be recognised as the home
of Mr. Orewglous. the guardian of Miss
Rosa Bud of "Edwin Drood." As a
matter of fact this la the last mention
made by Dlckena of a particular London
Bad Xiands Beformed.
To the south, and a little to the west
of staple inn, no tne once crime-in-feeted
districts of Seven Dials and St.
Giles which so persistently crowd the
day they retain very little of their for
mer character, and no longer - does a
man take his life In his hands in visit
ing their dark alleys and atreets after
The buat which has been placed In
the Inner court of the Prudential Assur
ance building, la by Sir Percy Fitzgerald,
yields to no one in mi admiration
of Dickens. 1 Beneath It IS a bronse
.Well-known 'fend popular Stanford
tnlTertity, Jaw atndent, : whose
homo wag "at. Hillside, near Forest
. -y OroVe,. Oregon; and who . died at
Honolulu, JolyJS. ',,t '
tablet with the following Inscription:
Rnrn 111. Died 1170.
Lived for Some Time In Furnlval'a Inn
Close to This Spot
And Thsre Wrote Piokwlck In the
This Bust Waa Modelled and Presented
Curiously enough, despite the great
love which Englishman have for Dick
ens, this is the first bust or memorial
erected to mm in iionaon.
Surveyor and Toother.
Kathhurn Cor. Kansas Citt Times.
A surveyor employed by the St Louis,
Baruesvine & racirio Railroad comp
any, which proposes to build a line
rrom Joplln, Missouri, to Pond Creek,
Oklahoma, saw a remarkable algnt
through tha glaas Of his transit instru
ment while running a survey on Sand
Creek, IB or 10 miles northeast of Paw
huska, in the . Osage Indian reserva
tion, recently. The country at that
plaoe is broken and Indented with can
yons. - 1 ' VP ' -v., .' . 1 V . f
The surveyor had turned his inurn
ment to see the . flagman behind him.
The flagman was seen plainly, but be
yond the flagman about 800 yards Waa
aomathlng that caused ths surveyor to
gasp In astonishment A large panther,
at the edge. of a small clearing, was
gating-' intently at - the surveyors.
Through the glare the panther: every
movement could be clearly; aeon. The
aurveyora shouted at the beast. Whloh
rvaltad Praas sy epesial LaaseO Wire.)
Washington. D. C Aug, 10. Adminis
tration leaders are openly against the
telegraphers' strike. The strike will
not be forced upon tha federal govern
ment ' They aay If the department of
Justice is called on to interfere, as is
intimated, the government will . be in
volved la a eigaatlo atrugaie between
capital and labor oyer the question of
They declare that tha telea-ranhera
are playing with fire.
They say tnat wnlie tney may In
voke tha enforcement of a federal
statute giving the government power
to take over, the property of the tele
graph companies, as a matter of pub
llo expediency, when the companies are
unable to operate them, they have over
looked a federal decision whloh holds
that a combination of workmen for the
restraint of Interstate commeroe comes
within the provinces of the Sherman
It la pointed out that the government
can keep clear .of Intervention, even
if the telegraphers in the District of
Columbia leave their keya and force
red erai action.
. The decision that the department of
justice might be called on would be
parallel to the case of United States vs.
ths Workingmen'a Amalgamated Council
of New Orleana, in which the circuit
court of appeala held against the union
on the ground that their Interference
with the employment of nonunion men
was a conspiracy in restraint of trade
within the meaning of the Sherman
Morocco Tribes Wait Procla
mation of Holy War to Ex
(United Frees by special leased Wire.)
Parts. August 10. Latest dispatches
from Tangier are to the effeot that a
holy war may be proclaimed throughout
Moroooo. According to the oorreepoiv
dent of tha Matin at Tangier the natives
are still in a state of ferment He aays:
"The insurrection Is spreading rapid,
ly. The Frenoh residents are leaving
Aloasar and Kl Keblr. At il Keblr the
situation Is exceptionally grave. The
transport Nils has arrived at Case
Blaaca and landed more troops. There
are now 1.200 Frenoh soldiers on shors
Dlspatohea received by the govern
ment today from Tangier are somewhat
more .reassuring. However, ths eltuai
uon is very grave The danger of a
holy war la recognised by the govern
ment Should it be nrocfalmed It will
aet the whole of Morocco in flame.
Vatives state Bnropeanav
"atlaa hate the Europeans and
Christians and only wait a favorable
opportunity to murder them and take
their Property. Acitatora ara rnln
about among the natives preaching
death to Europeans and trying to ex
cite them to bloody revolt
The dread of a rising of the warlike
tribes of the Hinterland, the coaat and
the Interior to carry out the ever popu
lar Idea of a holy war to exterminate
the foreign infidels is ever present The
position at Rabat and Migador is said
w u vary precarious."
Alcasar la threatened and fugitives
from there have gone to Laralcha. The
gates of Saffl are resorted to ha lna4
against the tribes which are actively
threatening an attack and the neighbor
hood of Tangier Itself is regarded ae so
unsafe that tha foreign residents are
flocking IntO the town. Tha mmmanil.p
of the French squadron has sent the
Jeanne d'Aro to cruise along the coast
word Came -Tone Too Boon,
The caotaln of tha BVanK .-,,..-
off Rabath has wired the governor that
If the Christians are molested he will
bombard the adjacent town of Sales,
which Is Inhabited solely by Moors.
It Is said that tha avni tamanr m mse. a
the natives waa such that the captain's
threat came not a moment too aoon.
The governor. It ia aald. hmA di.tHk.
nted arms and ammunitions to the
townsmen and was willing to furnish
supplies of ths same to the neighboring
i bb r, ay ' snia aw mm ar assai at t- . i - ,i
darke's Probable Tax Levy,
(special Dateatefe U The JoaruL)
Tanoouver. Wash., Aug. 10. Ths board
of equalisation Is busy mikln, nnmr.
ous adjustments in the tax levy The
work it is expected will be ' completed
within a few days. From present indl
cstlone it la thought the total levy for
!:hlt,,in7.wUl 151 that of last year
Shortage) of Canning Apple.
(Special Dispatch te Tha JearaaL)
Salem. Or.. Aug. 10. J. J. Flaher. mi.
perlntendent tf the Salem cannery, re
ports mat tne quantity or apples avail
able for canning purposes In this dis
trict Is very small, and that those are
an or the Qravensteln variety
Ths recent oonwentlon of the Wiscon
sin State Federation of Labor Indorsed
the American Society of Equity and
toon tne initial steps to secure tne es
tablishment of a joint producers' ex-
nan re under the eontrol of both bodies.
DANGER WHEN KENO
CANAL POWDER BURNS
(Bpeeial Dispatch te The Journal)
Klamath Falls, Or., Aug. 10. The
government engineers working on the
Keno canal, a part of the Klamath pro
ject, nave encounterea tne naraest Kina
of rock formation, and the blasts .that
have been set off have caused con
siderable damage in their vicinity. The
blasts are set off at the noon hour
and also In the evening, and last week
great rocas were mown across the river'
and piereced the flume of the Light &
Water company, so that It was neces
sary to shut off both- light and water
while tne oreax waa being prepared.
Another blast sent a large rock crash
ing through the roof of a house near
the powerhouse, also across the river
from the Keno canal. No one has been
hurt as yet, but the people living in
that vicinity look for shelter when the
time for the blaats arrives. The work
on the canal is progressing satisfac
torily and tney believe the most diffi
cult rock work Is finished.
LIEU LAND IN LINN
(Special Dispatch te The Journal )
Albany. Or.. Aua. 10. Of tha Hat or
18.000 acres of lieu lands of ths North
ern Pacific approved this week a lara-a
portion are located in Linn county. The
total number of acrea selected by the
company in Linn county aggregates
over 86,102 acrea, located In townships
10. 11. 12. 14. 16 south, range 2 east
The selections In Linn county included
large areas of the finest timber lands
In the west According to the present
method of determining values the lands
are worth $600,000, at a very conserva
PARTY TO RETRACE
' SURVEY TO ONTARIO
(Spaeifr DUpateh te The Joersal)
Albany, Or:, Aug. 10. A surveying
party of IS men, said to be In the em
ploy of ths Southern Pacific, passed
through Albany yesterday bound for the
head of the present conatruotion of the
Corvallls & Eastern to trace out the old
survey leading out from that place to
Ontario. The party was provisioned
for two montha - It Is said this means
the re-establlshment of. the lines of the
old survey preparatory to the actual
work of extendlne- the Corvallls A Rnat.
ern to an eastern Oregon terminus.
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The recent annual convention of the
International . Longshoremen, . Marine
and1 Transport- Workers' association re
elected Daniel J. Kef of Detroit aa
AND THE FREE TROUS
ERS OFFER SOON WILL
There are two reasons why
you should drop in here at
once: First, "to get a line"
on the nobbiest, handsomest,
swellest and most ex
clusive display of advance
patterns to be seen in town,
of the fabrics that good
dressers will be wearing this
fall ; and second, to take ad
vantage of the special con
cession of an extra pair of
trousers free with every suit
at $22.5Q or more, which in
ducement we'll have to with
draw very soon now. There's
a lot to gain by coming now.
Make a point to see to it tomorrow.
Grant Fhaglay, aCgy.
. sua buo.
SEVENTH AND STARK
Thebalanct of the seven cars of splen
did new pianos diverted from , San :
Francisco must be sold this week, and
there is every assurance that they will
Our statement that equal values have never been offered in the city of Portland will be ab
solutely proved by your Investigation.
The Imperative need of the room occupied by these pr"
oan rranciscu puuius lur uui wvu uac waijcu mtn .
rifice ; there is no Other alternative. Fall stock is now en
route which we must take care of within another week's
time. We shall soon need our Recital, Hall (now occu
pied bv these San Francisco instruments, for .the accom
modation of our own new lines, and then for the concert
season. With all this in mind we have cut the prices
for this forced sale to a point that leaves no chance for
failure to dispose of every piano in the shipment. When
you have looked these splendid pianos over, noted their
well known makes, tested their splendid tone qualities,
and have fully realized what extraordinary worth is of
fered, we know you will embrace this opportunity with
eagerness and enthusiasm.
$200 Pianos Now $114
$300 Pianos Now $1 71 $400 Pianos Now 228
$500 Pianos Now $285
Half Cash. Balance Within a Year
Every instrument carries with it the famous Eilert "Money Back Guarantee." - If you live out
of town there is still time to write, or wire, to have one of these pianos reserved for you. But
be quick. Store open evenings during sale. .. . ,
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Corner of Park
Owing to the fact that this building is to be torn
down very soon,
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