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VOL. VI. NO. 169.
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Ugly Rumors Afloat as to W,
Cooper Morns Who Vas Prq
lific of Loans-Scheme to
: Reorganize; the Bank
This Sum Is Probably Best
- That Can Bo Bealized on
.-' Securities as Many Uncol
' lectible Accounts Exist in
-; : f Fifty rcerits on the . dollar is all
that depositor In the defunct Ore
gon Trust & Savings bank cad hope
.'to receive.;, unless a reorganization
' : ii ' effected." r, : " -';-'J
,''. Karller'a;'"ih6re"anguJnr estl-
- mates have been abandoned as the
Investigation of the. bank's affairs
las' - proceeded . and : as . fresh j evi
dences of Its gross mismanagement
have come to light.. While Receiver
. Devlin still refuser to express any
opinion on ,the .subject, it 1 Is " de
clared In the most positive . terms
Aby, those, who have carefully exam
Ined the assets that depositors can
not expect the receivership to yield
then more than' one half the face
'of their claims. -'V'' ..4 . ; ;
" llany ugly rumor are afloat eoneern
Ing W. Cooper Morris, the cashier of th
' bank, and it la freely asserted that he
was personally Interested In many of
-the loans- which 'he mode. He Is In
'Medford today, having sons there, it !
aid, for th purpoe of promoting the
. reorganisation of tlie bank. In his eb-
- senc It has been Impossible to secure
from Mm either confirmation or denial
' of the stories current on- the street
There la no doubt, however, that he was
chiefly. If not solely responalbi for the
- loans to the Oolden Eagle department
Store, the worst Instance of the reck-
less manner in which the bank used the
. funds, of Its depositors. The story of
these transactions is a-startling- Ulus-
tration of Morris system of finance.
Begl Company's Debt. ' 1 .
The Golden Eagle department store,
which will be reopened by the assignee
tomorrow, owes the Oregon 'Trust at
- Savings- bank, according - to' Receiver
Devlin's report, spproztmately $115,000,
which had grown from a email over
draft to the largest of the bank's loans,
and which finally engulfed the store and
helped to cause the bank's suspension.
The bank's statement to the clear-
- Ing-houae committee did not Include this
debt among Its assets. The liability
- had been charged off by Cashier Morris,
who balanced It by an Item showing
purchase of Home Telephone stocks,
. these stocks having come Into poases-
slon of the bank as a bonus with bonds.
. It was foreseen that the department
store would fall,' and the bank manage
ment wished to avoid publicity for the
bank In connection with the failure. The
success 'with which Ous Lowlt, form
erly manager and ostensibly owner of
."the store, secured money from the bank
ta carrv on his business has" caused con-
, slderable amasement since the : facta
havs been made public
When the bank realised that It had
' the department store on Its hands a
practical merchant. - C. 5". Jankson of
Seattle, was summoned by wire and an
Invoice of the stock was made. It was
estimated that if all claims of whole,
salers were paid the store would not
pav mflrs than It cents on the dollar.
With creditors .pressing him - from all
sides Lowlt. consented to an arrange
ment br which Jackson gave his note
for I40.00S for one half of the stock
In the Golden Eagle company, and this
' note together with the stock, was placed
In the bank's hands, while Jackson was
Jut in charge of the store with a view
o making the host effort possible to
save It from failure, or at best close It
out In the interest oi ine Dana..
j ,'- . . .Jlard to Carry Votes.
1 Once this arrangement was In effect
the bank was obliged to. carry the store
and protect it. There were besides the
- bank a lntms, about S7.000 outstanding
' debts against the store. This was the
situation when the bank sniiponded.
Afterward, -several propositions were
made lo Receiver Devlin by which It
i ..-. hnuui the store could be made to
pull through Its difficulties. A prao-
llramoparmmtntoTe wmw- f raw -weM--4
lern California, wno nau iy' i
"sest. conceived with Louis J. Wilde, a
. ? i by which he would be willing to
".'; V.over the store and -wipe out Its
.k,fcZMle. He proposed that Mr. WUi
VViT'make over to the bank $50,000
certificates of depoelt" of tho
I fome Telephone company If the bank
M rancel nil Its claim. This would
have given tho bsnk practically $60.
000 for the claim, as It would have re-
(Cdhtlnued on Tags Two.).
If Institution Is Left in Ee
i ceiyer's Hands There's Not
Much Hope of Bealizing
" Amounts Deposited De
jsire a JReorganization. a
"Wi can save' the depositors In the
Oregon Ttust Savings bank a million
dollars If our plan of reorganisation Is
carried through," la the statement made
this morning by Jefferson Myers, one
of h committee appointed to examine
the bank's affairs ta behalf of the de
positors' association. ...
,-In conjunction with XL W, Haines of
Forest, drove and A. E. , Reatnes, Mr.
Myers has made. a thorough- examina
tion of the "feasibility of TeopenlnsV the
bank ana ne is coniiaeni ion ine pian
formulated can be carried throughr
Thls opinion Is shared by Mr. Haines
and Mr. Reames. "T.
. "If the bank is to be left In the
receiver's hands, the depositors cannot
expect more than 60 cents on the dol
lar," said Mr. Myere. "By our plan
every one of them will receive Jollar
for dollar-" ' - , .
Borne explanation of the plan has
been given already In a letter to de
positors, published la the dally papers.
Mr. Myers explained It somewhat more
In detail today. It la proposed that
iannaitmra shall subscribe for the full
amount of the telephone bonds held by
the bank, amounting to ii.iuu.gvu, ana
that they further subscribe to capital
stock in the reorganised bank, from
their deposits. $160,000. W. H. Moore
and his friends are ready to subscribe
$300,000 In rash, besides the real estate
which Mr. Moore 1 to turn over.
The bank would then have as new re-
Stock subscribed by dposltors.$16fl,000
New money subscribed by Moore '
and associates . 800,000
Moore's land ..i... .4. 100,000
Total ........ $660,000
The total resources of the bank would
then be estimated as follows:
Rills receivable .$ $25,000 00
Telephone bonds ....... j.. $86,000.00
Pacific as Eastern-Railway
United Rallwaybonds. .-. . .
Lewlaton- L. A Water Powsr
Bank stock In other banks..
Cash and due from other
Shippers' . accounts and
Overdrafts ' ,
Estimated Interest due (by
Bank fixtures and lease
Hmn.tad bv committee) f
W. H. Moore land traiisfera ,
Of S.6S0 acres snu wnr
house .property in Port- "
ToUl v. .... . $$,$$0,000.00
ah nf ih. denosttors of the Oregon
Trust ft Savings bank are requested to
he present at a meeting to be held In
the Armory Saturday night when E. H.
Haines, president of the State Bankers'
association. Jefferson' Myers snd others
.in ia hafnra them the details of the
plan for reopening the bank. '-
Many depositors have been calling at
the office of Secretary Richmond of
the depositors' organisation to have the
Plan explained to them and practically
all who have called have signed their
names to an agreement saying they are
willing to accept the bonda of the Home
Telephone company for one half of their
deposits. ., .
Committee mas -mopes.
. If this plan can be carried out the
committee hopes that the bank may be
reopened leaving the depositors 60 per
cent of their accounts subject to check
while the other 60 per cent Is represent
ed by the telephone bonds which they
expect will be as good as gold.
- It la believed thst If the depositors
agree to this plsn the court will show
no hesitation In removing the bank
from the hands of the receiver and
turning H over to-the new officers.
Tttet s have been sent to depositors of
the bank out of. the city telling them
In detsll of the plans for reorganisa
tion and. asking them to cooperate with
the association In the hope of again
putting the bank upon Its feet. .
(tBlted PreM Leased Wire.)
' Flndlay, Ohio. Sept. 10. A suit to
oust the Manhattan Oil company from
doing biislnees in Ohio has been filed In
the circuit court bv Prosecutor Isvld,
who charges the co'mpsny with operat
ing In defiance to the anti-trust laws.
The Manhattan company Is sld to be a
branch of the Standard Oil company
PORTLAND, ORkCON, THURSDAY EVENING, SEPTEMBER
LIVING AT WHEAT DOCKS
Missing Links Escaped From Oriental Ships Tak Up
Residence on Lower Albina Wharfs Where Iiiey
Grow. J! at on Warehouse - Jfroaucts :-r -7 - :.-r
A eolony-of monksys, real live mon.
keys, from the wilds and Jungles of
Asia, Malaysia and Melanesia,! has
settled on the waterfront in lower Al
bina. There they live happily - en the
contents of the grain warehouse -that
line the river and ,farnotbing but the
small boys who have Just gotten "next"
to their presence.
. Captain John A. Anderson Of the firm
of Anderson Crowe, shtp-llners, says
be saw several members or the colony
the' other day while at the oceanic dock
on his way to the British steamer
Ban Francisco. The monkeys , were
leaping from the rafters of the ware-
nouses and netween tne puing support-
; 1 '
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Borah Trial Will Show As
sassinated Governor In
dicted for Frauds.
(Special Dispatch to Hie JaorsaL)
Boise, Ida., Sept. 19. When the trial
of United States Senator. W. E.. Borah
commences next week the attorneys for
the government will disclose the fact
that the late Governor Frank Steunen
berg, killed bya bomb placed hi Harry
Orchard, was Implicated with Borah la
the Boise valley land frauds. .. .
While no -official announcement in
connection with the frauds was given
out, It la understood that he was joint
ly Indicted with Borah by the grand
Jury last May. In. order that the at
torneys for W. D. Haywood , then on
trial for the murder of Steunenbera
could not make capital out of the fact.
It is said the late governor of Idaho was
Indicted under the name of John Doe,
The government. It Is further stated,
will show that Steunenberg was ths
leader of the Democratlo wing of the
land grabbers, while Borah was the
chief conspirator- of - the Republican
party. United States District Attorney
N. M. Rulck, a Republican, is thus left
In a very peculiar and delicate position.
Friends of Borah - claim - the district
attorney commenced the prosecutions
for political mollves as Rulck in known
to be friendly to Senator - Heyburn.
They say the prosecution was under
taken for the purpose of aiding Hey
burn. The second - motive ascribed to the
Srosecutlon by Borah and the nine other
efendants, one of wMom Is Frank Mar
tin, attorney-general under Steunenberg.
la that It would aid Haywood.
SUES TO TEST BOND VALIDITY
Action Filed - in Circuit Court by Francis ITcKcnna ;to Prevent City From Issuing
:Papcr Fire Points Raised in Suit Charged- That ' Special
" - Election Should Have Been' Held.' . .
Attacking tha validity f tha $..
000 of water bonds voted by ths people
st the' June election, suit to enjoin the
city officials from Issuing ths "bonds
wns filed In the circuit court yesterdsy
afternoon bv Francis I. McKenna by
genera Smith as his attorney. Th
tnavor; Ttiditnr:"cmincir'and the cityare
made defendants In the suit. McKenna
first alleges that he Is a cltlsen, a voter
and a taxpayer In the city.
It is charged that the city council had
no. legal authority to frame the amend
ment to the charter authorising the
water bonds, and that Auditor Iwvlln
placed the question on the ballots with
out authority. According to the mm-
rlnlnt, the amendment was adopted hy
he phirslltv of only Hi. the vote hav
ing been 7.247 for it and 7,110 asalnst
t it te aUgt that ,$U rcgiatsj,
AWAY BECAUSE OF LACK
4 Jngthe docks . and apparently having
ine time oi ineir lives, tteverat smau
boys living In the vicinity were In hot
ursuit of one of the smaller baboons,
et he eluded them without much difficulty-
and Is presumably still at
large. The- boy S-. said they had seen
four or five "great big monks" under
in aocicv - du inai - iney SKluaooeu
when they saw them coming. . .
The monkeys are supposed to have
escaped from steamers that have been
berthed at the east-aide wharves dur
ing the summer months. Several are
known to have brought monkeys, but It
was supposed that the simians went
awav with the ships, since neither the
1 immigration officers ,, nor the. police
were notified of any strayed., lost or
The Chinese crews of the oriental
liners Nunantia. Alesla. Nlcomedla and
Arabia have brought a large number of
monxevs nere recently - lor sale, dui
some were not of the kind meeting with
a good demand. Unable to dispose of
tnem. tne unmese are supposed to nave
tossed them over the aide whan no one
waa loosing' In order to escape the
trouble of having to .feed and care for
them on the voyage back to Hongkong,
where -their --value would be less than
the cost of their board across the
It Is known that two or three large
monkeys were rejected by prospective
purchasers because they suffered from
colds contracted on the voyage over,
and these are probably among the lead
era of the colony.
Having regained their freedom, the
man-like beasts of the Jungles soon re
covered and grew fat and sleek on the
frrain. flour and pigeon eggs to be had
n any quantity on the eaat-slde docks.
The-- flnsr Arabia, now In the harbor,
has two monkeys on board and there
Is one on the tramp steamer Barkaton.
The report of monkeys being at large
f s creating a sensation In that part of
the city among the housewives,-some
of whom are fearful lest the slmtana
pay an unexpected visit some afternoon
while they- sre alone at home or en
Joying an afternoon tea. It- la said
there la no telling where the monkeys
will draw the line Should they discover
that the country's - resources are more
bountiful away from their narrow con
fine on the wheat docks. -
So far the monkeys have pVoved per
fectly harmless and no one , has com
plained to the authorities of ' their
"This Is no dream of a monkey
maniac' said one of those who de
clares he has seen the monkeys 'run
about at large on the docks. -There
are quite a number of them and they
seem to - tie getting along nicely, or
course, they have escsped from steam
ers that have been here recently from
tne orient, ana graauany iney joined
the colony as they came ashore.
-The docks offer sny amount of food
fit for the most fastidious epicure of
the tropica, because there are grains,
flour and fruits, the best Ih the world.
Stored away for ., shipment. Then,
sgaln, hundreds of pigeons nest under
the rafters and rurnish rresn eggs for
breakfast every day, .and again, I am
certain monkeys harbor no dislike for
?'Oung and tender squabs. Why, there
s enough food lying around loose over
there to foed a thousand monkeys with-
out anyone noticing It."; ' . ' '
I J;'l RJ? -
K - ' --.
, :- - "rV-'V'-l ;' tIi,?l:H:;-S M !-'': J -!:;;:i-"'''':i:::i--f'S-
' . " ' ' - - - -
voter did not vote at th rlty election
at all, and that $.702 of tho who did
vote cast no vote on the water-bond
That no notice of th general election
In the city was given by the auditor or
anvon as prescribed In section $ of
1h Charter 4 IUad.-,It Is alleged sleo
that the proceeding or th mnyor, aunt
tor and council regarding th amend
ment art void becaus they had no
power to submit any amendment to th
people. , .
It is charged that th 'vol
cast la Illegal and ' void, and ' thai
h people had no rlrht to vot
on the bond lKiie, because th amend
ment was -ot submitted bv twltlntlv pe
tition. It Is charged also tnat th
amendment failed to pans at th election
luause it wum sot voted for by two
i . ... i
19, 1907, EIGHTEEN PAGES.
OF CARS TO TAKE THEM
4,000 PERSONS FIGHT
TO GET ON S. P. TRAIN
State Fair Excursionists, Unable to Secure Fassage brer
; Road Which -Lacked -Accommodations for Crowd, r
Bush Guards Oyer 2,000 Left at Station. '
Two thousand would-be excursionists
pushed their way - around the union
depot this morning In an effort to crowd
through the gates and reach the excur
sion trains for the state fair at Salem.
When they found that they
going to be allowed' to go, tickets or no
tickets, they turned their attention to
the railroad company and made .life
miserable for' the ' depot officials all
morning. ' - ' ,
-Burn their old cars!" yelled someone
In the crowd that- was pushing against
the fence separating the depot from the
tram sneas. -uive us our money dscki
and then they made a rush for the gate-
men in an effort to force their way
BAKER WOMAN IS
; TRIED FOR LIFE
Dorcas Hambleton Faces
Jury for, Shooting Her
Husband in Head.
(Special Dispatch to The Journal.)
Baker City, Or Sept. It. In the case
of the state vs. Dorcas Hambleton the
entire morning waa consumed In secur
ing the jury and immediately after the
noon recess the prosecution introduced
testimony to show that John W. Ham
bleton waa dead-end ."that h had met
hla death from a bullet fired from - a
revolver In the hands of Dorcas Hamble
Only .a abort -time-waa-consumed by
the prosecution In .Introducing Ha tes
timony and the defense ' then began.
Most of the testimony to be Introduced
will be as to th character of the de
fendant and the dead man. the defense
attempting to show thst Mrs. Hamble
ton was justified In hef sctlons. The
case la attracting a areat deal of atten
tion because of the widely known char
acter oi tne aeaa man.
Mrs. Dorcas Hambleton waa Disced
on trial for klHIns her husband. John
W. Hambleton, on Sunday, July 7, 107.J
wnen Drought into tne courtroom ane
was supported by her son and daughter,
who were with her at the time of her
The case of Mrs. Hambleton Is at
tracting ' greater attention than . any
case at this term . of court On the
morning of Sunday. July 7. Mrs. Ham
bleton shot and Instantly killed her hus
band while they were walking down the
road together near Pleasant valley. Mr.
(Continued on Pag Two.)
thirds of th voters, as required by sec
tion s$ of th charter.
'he actton of th mayor, council and
auditor Is attacked on th allegation
that they undertook to submit to the
people without having been petitioned
by It per cent of th voters of the city
th qulon whether th cltv should In-mr-fndebtedness
Tor "the purpose of ac
quiring a public utility.
Another objection urged against th
amendment la that It was submitted to
the peon! at a general election when It
should hav been voted upon at a ape
Th complaint charges that nnlensthe
city offlcinla are restrained great ex-
rens to th city will be Incurred In
h engraving and Issuance of the water
bonda, and that an Injunction la th only
TO SALEM FAIR. ...
1 . .fr,-. e' v v '
through to the crowded excursion train
irainn tne-ynra.-7 ,- -1 1
L' 7: ns the eiia4s.
Some managed . to" get through' and
mad their way to the already crowded
cars, while atfiAra boaIah ik. ki imn
fence. . A part of the crowd made a de
vour around the rear of the depot
grounds and came In between the' depot
and the dispatchers' building. Many of
them got through the opening before
the attention of the police waa attracted
and they were driven back from there.
o ciock ima morning tns wise
ones who had. ajtip as to the else of
the crowds that might be axpeetsd and
hsd learned by experience of thsucher-
nj, to th. trollev car. hoi..? to
gan to fill . the trolley cars bound for
the depot. As time went on these
crowds lncrsased until every down
town car waa full. .
Tai Zarly Trains.
The railroad people advised as many
of th excursionists as they could get
hold of to take the regular train for
Salem, leaving at 8:15. Instead of wait
ing for the specials. Although they
war unable to. take advantage of the
special rste of $1 offered by the rail
road for Portland day, many of th ex
cursionists took th advice and packed
the train of 14 coaches to suffocation.
By th time th first special excur
sion train of 14 cara had pulled out the
men at the ticket office In th depot
wer unabl to cop with th crowd
that wer demanding . tickets, so an
emergency office was - opened In th
Joint tickt sgency'a department. In all
1,000 tickets were sold at the depot
ticket of tic and about 700 at the up
town office. ,
fepeelal Train loaded.
To accommodate this number f peo
ple the Southern Psclfio provided an
other special train of 14 cars, svsry old
thing on wheels that could be scraped
together . within to miles of Portland.
There were some antique coaches of the
Astoria Columbia River that had not
been used for years, and others bor
rowed from th. scrap piles of th
Northern Pacific and th O. R. N.
Th Southern Paclflo had but few of It
own cars In use. Th officials ex
plained that there were none to be had.
"Yes, and I know why,cslled out on
Indignant ticket holder h hail
com up from California. "I saw hun
dreds of oars holding down sidetracka
at Alameda- so that a rival road can't
get In there."
This started the flame and the men
began to demand that thev be allowed
to get out and reach the train. It had
been filled to the platforms within 16
minutes from the time It hsd been
bsrked into the depot grounds snd the
gatemen had been Instructed not to al
low any more out. .
, Great Crowds , Wait, , '
Some broke throuarh and wra mat
Superintendent of Terminals Lyons
wildly waving his arms and trying to
shoo them back. They lauahed at him
and climbed -ontA-th-Dlatforma of th.
cars. Depot Policeman Barter who doesT
tne wora or two men on ordinary occa
sions, did the work of hslf a doaen this
morning, but In the face of th number
who wer trying to dodge him he was
unabl to keep all from getting on board
the train. ,
When the special nulled out at S
o'clock the people who had been left re
fused to go home. They had evidently
decided that If they atayed there long
enough they would fore th railroad
companv Into nrovldln another train
Thadepof officials went through th
waiting rooms and the platform an.
nounclng that there would be no more
trains for Salem until 4 this afternoon,
hut th excursionist refused to believe
thorn and hooted yiem down.
Disappointment Brings Tears.
' When they finally beaan tn reel)..
that they couldn't go unleaa they walked
some went away cursing the Southern
Pacific while others laughed and tried
to make th best of It.
Many of th children who had "been
kept out of school for the day cried at
ttte realisation of -their spoiled holiday.
Even soma of the women, mothers
had been working hard to prepare their
fnmllles for th trip, and stenographers
who had been-granted a vacation th-t
they might go to the fnlr. eat down In
the-Wnttlng mnm-and cried. The men
wer sor clear through snd tried to
think of some way of "rettlnar n-
wttb th mllroad.
- Boad Ticked Oars.
Tve been plnnnln for this hnlM.
for a month." euld one man. "ni
ehut up my hueineia expecting to go to
Salem and 1 find thnt even though I've
bought a ticket t doesn't do ine any
gi..l. And there ar hundreds Just in
ow tr aims awn wtv
stamps, riva c..nis
Recites Story of a Famous
Decision at PortlandTho
Prosecutor Was Intensely
Indignant at Railroad
Relates Detective Burns' Ex
perience in Trapping iPu?
. ter and ; Obtaining His'
Confession How: Others
Fell From Grace. " :
Lincoln Steffens has some Important
and Interesting' storfes to tell of Fran
ci X Honey's Oregon experience. The
October American Magaslne wUl contain
an account of an attempt by prominent
cltlsen of Portland to get Hehey to "be
easy on" those guilty. Heney and hla
detective. Burns, were Invited to meet
some of the leading .citlkena. What
happened la related aa follows by Mr.
f "Heney.! clubman and a jman of he .
worm, waa -aoiignted.' There would be
a lltU Informal dinner. And there was.
Olvsn at the leading club, some of ths
leading eitlsens of the state wer prea
nt, among thorn W. D. Fen ton. th
chief counsel for th Southern Pad Ho.
and Charlea H .Carey, -ditto for 4h
Northern Paclflo railroad. After the
win had flowed and th cigar and cofi .
fee wer served, th converaatlon cam
around naturally to the work before
Mr, Heney, and Mr.. Burns, too, of
course. Bums Is sober and vlgllsnt at
a dinner; Heney la as good company as
you could wish for. He was gay and
thoughtless that night until he began
to catch the drift of things. Th lead
ing cltlsen of Oregon SDoke of th
magnrtudavnThs-rrmberand land ousi-
ness of their great state: of the legal
uiiiuiBui'n io ii, ana or in custom oc
th country which an outsider might
hav difficulty In understanding, th
ancient custom of 'getting around' th
laws. Th conversation was an apology
for crime tend a plea for land criminals.
M. reason's xattle Talk.
- "'So you see, Mr. Heney.' said Fen
ton, of and for th Southern Paclflo, It '
la bad laws that make men hum, weir
let us say, that make such Irregulari
ties necessary.' And Mr. Carey, of and
for the Northern Paclflo, nodded ap
proval. "Heney exploded. He saw,-and he
said ' thst he saw what they wer up
to, these leading eitlsens. They were
trying to influence htm, to keep him
from- going too far.' . He wished t
warn them than and there that he meant
to go 'too far'; that If h could get past
the petty thieve to th leading cltlsen.
who wer th real crooks, h would get
them. Therr "s only on way to get
rid of bad NNsa, and that waa not to
evade and break them, but to enforce
and. By allowing that they were bad.
repeal or amend them. And said the
gueat to his hosts, any leading cltlsen
who took any other course, and espe
cially on that Included perjury, were
criminals In heart and mind. Their eW
ucatlon and their polish made no dif
ference; these made the matter wore
They were corruptions, they corrupted
the law and the people and themselves."
Following la the story of how B. A.
D. Puter was Induced to confe-
"The key to th situation waa Stephen
A. Douglas Puter, and Heney and Burns
act about getting him to confess.
would b hard to break down. Th lde
of 'peaching on hla pala' would b ab
horrent to him. But ao was th Idea, of
confinement. Puter had aald that h
would die before he would go to prison,
and th day after his conviction, his
brother, Clarence, an attorney, called on
Heney to ask his consent to 'a fine, a
big fine anything but Jail.'
"Heney was hard 'Steve gets th
limit,' he said. 'In the penitentiary.'
And. knowing where his brother would
Iro next, Heney hurried In to see th
udg. H explained the situation and
its plan, and when Clarence Puter ap
peared tn the chambers, th Judge was
as hard aa Heney. It waa Burns' turn
now. Th detective reasoned th.it
while Puter would 'stand by' his friends .
he would expect his friends to stand by
him. Puter muat b Isolated.' - Burns
found a way to warn Pierce Mays and
the other gentlemen Involved with Puter
that Jhey were under suspicion and that
they would better not be seen Wltli
Steve or his brother. This done. Burns
had It suggested to Puter to appeal to
Mays and his friends to go on his
bond. -When the 'shadows' reported
that Clarence Puter had called on thee
men and had come away.'inad.'-.Bui-ns
went to see him.
" 'Puter,' he said, the big fellows ar
Risking a full-guy of your brother. Thev
want him In Jail out of th way. Now
Heney' onto th whole lay-out and h
doesn't want Hte-v and that Imnrh.
II wants th big guns, the very fellows
WHO hsv gone back on Rtevo. And If
you don't believe they have quit Mm
go ana sea. iry msvs or sny of em.'
"'I hav tried them,' Puter aaul bit
terly, 'I've tried m all."
"A bloodhound In pursuit. Burns turns
cat when he cati he hla prey, n j inn
with th Puter. He sew them 1...I-,
They hated to 'squeal,' but Hums h. i i
out In on hand a picture of fuve fin
foo serving years In prison out of l,.v
slty to frlemls who Im l khha bn k
him: In th other, new friends, film- .;
"ftteve Putef"Fohrcssd;-shiI I I r- ,
feselon openeH the way to thai hi- -fraud
system. - The nth'-re ' ,
through" alo M-Klnley, t.
M.ir(,n Ware. l-:mma vBi..n. i
beet wltnees was I'ufiT, I .
who have kept s".-i.t f ,
nJoye.t tftU mtr. e-i l. -
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