The Oregon daily journal. (Portland, Or.) 1902-1972, September 19, 1907, Page 1, Image 1

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VOL. VI. NO. 169.
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Ugly Rumors Afloat as to W.
Cooper Morns Who Was Pro
fific of Loans-Scheme to
Reorganize the Bank
This Sum Is Probably Best
That Can Be Kealized on
Securities as Many Uncol
lectible Accounts Eiist in
Eagle Company's Debt.
Fifty cents on the dollar is all
that depositors in the defunct Ore
gon Trust & Savings bank can hope
to receive, unless a reorganisation
Is effected
Earlier and more sanguine estl
mates have been abandoned as the
1 Investigation of the bank's affairs
lias proceeded and as fresh evi
dences of Its gross mismanagement
have come to light. While Receiver
Devlin still refuses- to express any
, opinion on the subject, it is de
clared In , the most positive terms
by those who have carefully exam
lned the assets that depositors can
not expect the receivership to yield
thjyn more than one half the face
of their claims.
Many ugly rumors are afloat concern
ins W. Cooper Morrla, the cashier of the
bank, and It Is freely asserted that he
was personally Interested In many of
the loans- which he made. He Is In
Medford today, having gone there. It Is
aid, for the purpose of promoting the
reorganization of the bank. In his ab
sence It has been Impossible to secure
from Mm either confirmation or denial
of the stories current on the street.
There Is no doubt, however, that he was
chiefly. If not solely responsible for the
loans to the Golden Eagle department
Store, the worst instance or the recK
less manner (n which the bank used the
funds, of Its depositors. The story of
these transactions Is a startling Illus
tration or Morris' system 01 nnance.
Eagle Company's Debt.
The Golden Eagle department store.
which will be reopened by the assignee
tomorrow, owes the Oregon 'Trust &
Savings bank, according to' Receiver
Devlin s report, approximately $115,000,
which had grown from a small over
draft to the largest of the bank's loans,
and which Anally engulfed the store and
helped to cause, the bank's suspension.
The bnnk's statement to the cloar-Ing-house
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
rurchase of Home Telephone stocks,
hese stocks having come into posses
sion 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 ;wlth which Ous Lowit, form
erly manager and ostensibly owner of
the store, secured money from the bank
tn carry on his business haVcaused eon-1
siderable amazement since the facts
hava been made public.
When the bank realized that It had
the department store on Its hands a
S radical merchant. - C. F. Jackson of
eattle, 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
pay more man 10 cents on me aouar.
If Institution Is Left in Re
ceiver's Hands There's Not
Much Hope of Realizing
Amounts Deposited De
sire a Reorganization.
We can save the depositors In the
Oregon Trust 4k Savings bank a million
dollars if our plan of reorganization Is
carried through," is the statement made
this morning by Jefferson Myers, one
of the committee appointed to examine
the bank's affairs In behalf of the de
positors' association.
, In conjunction with E. W. Haines of
Forest drove and A. E. Reames, Mr.
Myers has made a thorough examina
tion of the feasibility of reopening the
bank and he Is confident that the plan
formulated can be carried through.
This opinion is shared by Mr. Haines
and Mr. Reames.
"If the bank la to be left In the
receiver's hands, the depositors cannot
expect more than 60 cents on the dol
lar." said Mr. Myers. "By our plan
every one of them will receive dollar
ror dollar. ' .
Some explanation or the plan nas
been given already In a letter to de-
Dositors. published in the daily papers.
Mr. Myers explained It somewhat more
in detail today. It is proposed mat
depositors shall subscribe for the full
amount of the telephone bonds held by
the bank, amounting to $1, 100,000, and
that they further subscribe to capital
stock in the reorganized bank, from
their deposits $150,000. W. H. Moore
and his friends are ready to subscribe
(300,000 in cash, besides the real estate
which Mr. Moore Is to turn over.
JTew Resources.
The bank would ttfen have as new re
Stock subscribed by depositors.$16j,000
New money subscribed by Moore
ana associates auu.vuu
Moore's land 100,000
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Recites Story of a Famous . .
Decision at Portland Tho:
Prosecutor Was Intensely
Indignant at Railroad
Representatives. ' '
Missing Links Escaped From Oriental Ships Take Up
Residence on Lower Albina Wharfs Where They
Grow .Fat on Warehouse Products
Total $550,000
The total resources of the bank would
then bo estimated as follows:
Bills receivable I 625,000.00
Telephone bonds 886,000.00
Pacific & Eastern Railway
bonds , iuu.vuo.uu
TTnited Railway Donas
Lewiston L. & water Power
Bank stock In other banks..
Cauh nnri iIha from other
banks xn.u.w
Shippers' accounts ana
Overdrafts 157.000.00
Estimated Interest due my
committee ) .............
Bank nxtures and lease
(estimated by committee)
W. H. Moore land transfers
of 6,660 acres anu ware
hnnfiA nrnnertv in Port-
land 160.000.00
A colony of monkers, real live mon
keys, from the wilds and Jungles
Asia, Malaysia and Melanesia, ha
settled on the waterfront in lower Al
bin a. There they live happily on the
contents df the grain warehouses lhat
line the river and fear, nothing but th
small boys who have Just gotten "next
to tbelr presence.
Captain John A. Anderson of the firm
of Anderson & Crowe, ship-liners, says
he saw several members or tne colony
the other day while at the Oceanic dock
on his way to the British steamer
Barkston, which had Just arrived from
San Francisco. The monkeys were
leaping from the rafters of the ware-
bouses and between tne piling support
Borah Trial Will Show As
sassinated Governor In
dicted for Frauds.
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With creditors -pressing hint from all
sides Lowit consented to an arrange
ment by which Jackson gavs his note
for $40,009 for one half of the stock
in the Golden Eagle company, and this
note togetner witn rne scock, was piacea
In the bank's hands, while Jackson was
put in charge of the store with a view
to making the .best effort possible to
save it from failure, or at best close H
out in the interest or tne nana,
sard to Carry Votes.
Onrn this arrangement was in effect.
th. hank was obliged to. carry the store
and protect it. There were, besides the
bank claims, about $7,000'outstanding
debts against tne store. nis was .me
. situation when the bank suspended.
Afterward, -several propositions were
made to Receiver Devlin by which it its difficulties. ' A prao-
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lern Calliornia, wno noa -'vest,
conceived with Louis J. Wlldea
)- by which he would be willing to
. i nwi the store ana wine one us
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mnltii ovr to the bank $50,000
rv,. airfflnates of denonlts of tho
Inm Telenhone company if tho bank
nnml nil its claim. This would
1 have given tho bank practically ,-
nnA f. tha Malm, aa it would have re-
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Total $2,380,000.00
aii nf tho rinnositors of the Oregon
Trust & Savings bank are requested to
be present at a meeting io o ueiu m
the Armory Saturday night wnen m. ti.
Haines nresldent of the State Bankers'
association, Jefferson' Myers and others
will lay before tnem tne aexaus oi tne
plan ror reopening iuo
Manv rinnositors have been calling at
the office of Secretary Richmond of
tho depositors' organisation to have the
plan explained to them and practically
all who have called have signed their
names to an agreement saying iney are
wuiinir to accent the bonds of the Home
Telephone company for one half of thelrJ
Committee Sag Hopes.
. It this nlan can be carried out the
committee hopes that the bank may be
reopened leaving the depositors 60 per
cent or tneir accounts suoject to cneca
while the other 60 per cent is represent
ed by tne teiepnone Donas wmcn uiey
exnect will be as good as gold. ---
- It 1 believed that if the depositors
agree to tnis pian tne court win snow
no hesitation in removing the bank
from the hands of tho receiver and
turning K over to the new officers.
Letters have been sent to, depositors of
tho bank out of the city telling them
In detail of the plans 10? reorganisa
tion and. asking tnem to cooperate with
the association in tho hope of again
putting tne nana upon its reet.
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Cnltd Press Leaiea Wh)
oust the Manhattan Oil company from
doing business in Onto has been filed In
the circuit court by Prosecutor David.
who charges the company with operat
ing in defiance to tho anti-trust laws.
The Manhattan company is said to bo a
(Special Dispatch to The Journal.)
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 b' a bomb placed btf Harry
Orchard, was implicated with Borah in
the Boise valley land frauds.
While no official announcement In
connection with the rrauds was given
out. It is understood that he was Joint
ly indicted witn Borah Dy tne grand
jury last May. In order that the at
torneys for W. D. Haywood then on
trial for the murder of Steunenberg
couia not mane capital out or tne ract,
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 the
leader of the Democratic 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 m olives as Rulck is known
to be friendly to Senator Heyburn.
They say the prosecution was under
taken for the riurnose of aldlnr Hnv.
The second motive ascribed to the
prosecution by Borah and the nine other
defendants, one of wMom Is Frank Mar
tin, attorney-general under Steunenberg,
is mat it wouia aia iiaywooa.
Ing the docks and apparently having
the time of their lives. Several small
boys living In the vicinity were In hot
Sursuit or one or the smaller baboons,
et he eluded them without muck dif
ficulty and Is presumably still at
large. The boys said they had seen
four or five "great big monks" under
tne aocK.. Dut that they "skiaaooea"
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
immigration officers nor the police
were notified of any strayed, lost or
stolen "missing links."
The Chinese crews of the oriental
liners Nunantla. Alesia. Nicomedla and
Arabia have brought a large number of
monkeys here recently for sale, but
some were not of the kind meeting with
a good demand. Unable to dispose of
them, the Chinese are supposed to have
tossed them over the side when no one
was loosing In order to escape . the
trouble of having to. feed and car 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 In me
monkeys were rejected by prospective
purchasers because they suffered from
colds contracted on the voyage over,
and these are probably among the lead
ers of tho colony.
Having retrained their freedom, the
man-like beasts of the iunales soon re
covered and grew fat and sleek on the
frrain. flour and pigeon eggs to be had
n any quantity on the east-side docks.
The liner Arabia, now In the harbor.
has two monkeys on board and there
Is one on the tramp steamer Barkston
The renort of monkevs belnff at larre
Is creating a sensation In that part of
the city among the housewives, some
of whom are fearful lest the simians
pay an unexpected visit some afternoon
while they are alone at home or en
oylng an afternoon tea. It Is said
there Is 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
fines on the wheat docks.
So far the monkeys have rJroved Der-
rectiy harmless and no one nas com
plained to the authorities of their
This is no dream or 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 be getting along nicely. Of
course, they have escaped from steam
ers that have been here recently from
tho-orlent, and gradually they Joined
the colony as they came ashore.
The docks offer any amount of food
fit for the most fastidious eslcure of
the tropics, because there are grains,
flour and fruits, the best in tho world,
stored away for shipment. Then,
again, hundreds of pigeons nest under
the rafters and furnish fresh eggs for
breakfast every day, .and again, I am
certain monkeys harbbr no dislike for
young and tender squabs. Why, there
s enough food lyinar around loose over
there to feed a thousand monkeys wlth-
out anyone noticing It."
State Fair Excursionists, Unable to Secure Passage Over
Road Which Lacked Accommodations for Crowd,
Rush Guards Over 2,000 Left at Station.
Relates Detective Burns' El-,
perience in Trapping Pu :
ter and Obtaining His'
Confession How Others
Fell From Grace. t
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.
Lincoln Steffens has soma Important
and Interesting stortes to tell of Fran
c's J. Heney's Oregon experiences. Th
October American Magazine will contain
an account of an attempt by prominent
citizens of Portland to get Heney to "bo
easy on" those guilty. Heney and hla
detective, Burns, were invited to meet
some of the leading . citizens. What ,
happened Is related as follows by Mr. '
"Heney. a clubman and a man itf ttia
through to the crowded excursion train w?iri.di' wa 'de"jtJsd-' There would bo
a little Informal dlllner. AnA thra
Given at the leading club, some of tho
leading citizens of the state wero pres
ent, among them W. D. Fenton. tho
out In the yard.
Bush tho Onarfls.
some managed to get through and
made their way to the already crowded chief counsel for the Southern Pacific.
cars, while others apal'ii lh. hi a irnn ini r'k.iA. u r- - V.
When they found that they weren'tJ fence. A part of the crowd made a de-1 Northern PaclHo' railroad. After "tho
going to be allowed to go. tickets or no l"r" Ah.r(aarv f th" 2ePf wlne flowe tho cigars and cof-.
tlcksts, they turned their attention to ;nd tni atchTrr ta
the railroad company and made life them . got Through tho Mg&oUmL-&tJ2&
miserable for the depot officials all "Sntln ?.?0licA,w.trcled course. Burns is sober and virtlant at
morning. Before 7 o'clock this martin. th. i.. " alnner: "eney is as good company as
"Burn their old cars!" yelled someone one. who ha4 a t .? l ff. , ,. ! 7" coul1 wUh for- H was gay 'and
In the crowd that was pushing against the crowd.That mlgt be t.d and thoughtless that night until hi Vegan
inn ihiich hi-ims. i n. 1 1 ii k Liin iimimii rririi li a hj l . .
Lfi f-M 1 1 ' r i i ri h nriir gr I n trm n'K
train sheds. "Give u. our money back I" tuer "ft, "I, 'Zhhrtbi th. ing citizen, of Origon spoke of Tho
Calie.dh 0ULtherVn threhaVnln t0n?s- SouThern Pacific excursion day. b nltud of th. timber and land fcUS
an then they mad. a rush for the gate- gAn to flll the trolley ca7. bound for nM f th'r great state: of tho legal
a 1 1 1 rif l rail r'P rn n a n n r t n a
.. w a.v, w me aepot. Aa time went.
crowds increased until every
town car was full.
Take Early Trains.
down- lha country which an outsider might
mvo uimi-uuy in understanding, tho
ancient custom of 'getting around' tho
laws. The conversation was an bdoIoitv
Dorcas Hambleton Faces SiSS t" ke p,u"7A"i? KA ,h
Jury for Shooting Her E
Husband in Head.
emergency ornce was nneneri in th
inl tlCKel agency's department. In all
2,000 tickets were sold st the dmnt
ticket office and about 700 at th n.
town office.
peclal Train loaded.
To accommodate this nnmh nf nan-
pie the Southern Pacific provided an-
entire morning was consumed in secur- thlng 7n wheeU that c'ould be" scTaped
lng the Jury and immediately after the together within 60 miles of Portland,
noon recess tho prosecution Introduced There were some antique coaches of the
. ... . , (. iv v-umuiui. ivi v f i mm naa not
been used for years, and others bor
rowed from the scrap piles of the
Northern Pacific and the O R. & N
(Special Dispatch to The Journal.)
Baker City, Or., Sept. 19. In the case
of the state vs. Dorcas Hambleton the
testimony to show that John W. Ham
bleton was dead, and that he had met
hill dAAth fmm n hnllat fpnm a
revolver In tho hands of Dorcas Hamble- Tno Southrn Paclflo had but' few of its
revuiver in tne nanas oi uorcas namoie- own cars in use. The officials ex
plained that there were none to be had.
Yes. and I know whv." mlliM nut m
Indignant ticket holder who hart 1nt
coma up from California. "I saw hun
dreds of cars holding down sidetracks
at Aiaraeoa so tnat a rival road can't
get In there."
This started the flame anil th mn
uegan to oemanu tnat thev be allowed
to get out and reach the train. It had
been filled to the platforms within 15
minutes from the time it had been
Only a short time was consumed by
tho prosecution in introducing its tes
timony and the defense then began
Most of tho testimony to be Introduced
will be as to the character of the de
fendant and the dead man. the defense
attempting to show that Mrs. Hamble
ton was Justified In her actions. The
case is attracting a great deal of atten
tion because of the widely known char
acter or tne dead man.
Mrs. Dorcas Hambleton was nlaced
on trial ror amine her husband, John
W. Hambleton, on Sunday, July 7, 1807.
When brought into the courtroom she
was supported by her son and daughter.
who were with her at the time of her
preliminary hearing.
The case of Mrs. Hambleton Is at
trading greater attention than any
barked Into the depot grounds and the
gaiemen naa Deen instructed not to al
low any more out.
Great Crowds Wait.
Some broke through and were mut h
Superintendent of Terminals Lyon's
wildly waving his arms and trying to
shoo them back. They laughed nt him
and climbed onto the Platforms of th
case at this term of court. On the I cars. Depot fonceman narter who does
morning of Sunday, July 7. Mrs. Ham
bleton shot and instantly killed her hus
band while they were walking down tho
road together near t'leasant vauey. Mr.
(Continued on Pago Two.)
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Action Filed in Circuit Court by Francis McKenna to Prevent City From Issuing'
Paper Fire Points Eaised in Suit Charged That Special
Election Should Have Been Held.
Attacking the validity of the 13.000.-
000 nf water bonds voted by the people
at the June election, suit to enjoin tho
city officials rrom issuing tno ponas
was filed in the circuit court yesterday
afternoon by Francis I. McKenna by
Rnneca. Smith as his attorney. The
tnavorr aueHtoft' council oweV tho-eity aro
made defendants in tno suit. AicKenna
first alleges that ho is a citlxen. a voter
and a taxpayer in tho city.
It is charged that the city council had
no. legal authority to frame the amend
ment . to tbe charter authorising the
water bonds, and that Auditor Devlin
Dlaced the question on the ballots with
out authority. According to the com-
flalnt, -the amendment was adopted by
ho plurality of only 131. tho vote hav
ing; been 7,847 for it and T,118 against
voters did not vote at tho city election
at all, and that 2,702 of those who did
vote cast no vote on the water-bond
That no notice of the general election
In the city was given by tho auditor or
anyone as prescribed in section 28 of
thn riiMlu ia altered. It Is allaired a Inn
that the proceedings 'of tho tnaytm-awett-
tor ana council regaramg tno- amend
ment aro void because they had no
power to submit any amendment to tho
people. - ..i .,
It is charged that tho vote
cast is illegal and void, and that
the people' had - no right 1 - vote
on the bond Issue, because tho amend
ment was -ot submitted by fnltlativo pe
tition. . It is charged . also that, the
amendment railed to pass at tho election
the work of two men on ordinary ncra
sions, did the work of half a dozen this
morning, but in the face of the number
wno wero trying to dodge him he was
unable to keep all from getting on board
me train.
When the special nullpd out st
o'clock the people who had been left re
fused to go home. They had evidently
decided that If they stayed there lon-
enough they would force the railroad
company into providing another train.
The depot officials went through the
waiting rooms and the platform an.
nounclng that there would bo no more
j omcui mini mis aiternoon,
but the excursionists refused to holl.v.
inum ana nootea yiem down.
Disappointment B ring's Tears.
When they finally be ran in null..
mat iney couian t go unless they walked
some went away cursing tho Southern
i-aciiic wnue omers laughed and tried
to make t he-best of it..
thirds of the voters, as reniiired hv . . Many, of the children who had Ibeen
tton 82 of the oharter. "JSP1 ou,t, f, acnooi ror tho day cried at
rhe action of the mavor connnii and realization pf.-thelr spoiled holiday.
auditor is attacked on the allegation I ?v?n. some ' .tho women, mothers who
that they undertook to submit to the naa peen worKing nard to preparo their
le without havlna- been netitloned
5 per cent of the voters of the e'itv
me Question wnemer tne cuv.snouia in.
mm fndebtedwess) for the pucpese ef en
quiring a public utility.
Another objection urged against the
amendment la that it was submitted to
tho people at a general election when it
should have been voted upon at a spe
cial election. - -
The complaint charges that unless tho
city orriqiais are restrained great ex-
to .th cltv will ha Inpnii-m
tho enrrtTlna: and Issuance at thailr
oonas, ana tnat an-injunction im tho only
.lji:.:i-brn.9..Mio. 8tadjtr4..oa oempnyt.r .fjSr. 4s) tUls4 toat sii n&tsnil btu it ab not votod tor bj two! raUef s.vailablo. v , " T , tmy tlx." r
ofh'e reaxcrs1onasae8youldm '.
hold of to take the regular train for Mr. Tsntoa's Uttlo Tatt. .
paiem. leaving at :lo, instead of wait- ho you see, Mr. Heney," said Fen
ing for the specials. AlthouKh they ton, of and for tho Southern Pacific, It
were unable to take aiivantr nt tho I is bad laws that ma Ira man K.,n
special rate of 11 offered by the rail- let us say, that make such irregular!
road for Portland day. many of the ex- ties necessary.' And Mr. Carey, of and
cursionist. took the advice and packed for tho Northern Pacific, nodded . ao-
tho train of 14 coaches to suffocation. provaL ;
.y.J". "me the nrst special excur- "Heney exploded. He saw.ancl. ha
it the said that he saw what they wero up
depot to, these leading cltlxens. They wero
keep him 1
wishail t
warn them then and there that ha maan
to go 'too far'; that if ho could get past
the petty thieves to the leading cltliens.
who were the real crooks, ho would get "
them. Their Ts only ono way to get
rid of bad hrtrs, and that waa not tt
evade and break them, but to enforco
and, By showing that they woro bad.
repeal or amend them. And said tho
guest to his hosts, any leading citlsens
who took any other course, and eape
cially one that included perjury, wera
criminals In heart and mind. Their edV
ucation and their polish made no dif, '
ference; these made the matter worse, '
They were corruptions, they corrupted
the law and tho people and themselves."
Following is tho story of how 8. A.
D. Pu ter was induced to ennfaaa-
. The key to tho situation waa Stephen . 8
A. Douglas Puter, and Heney and Burns
set about getting him to confess. Ho
would be hard to break down. Tho Idea
of 'peaching on his pals' would be ab
horrent to him. But so was tho Idea of
confinement. Puter had said that ho -would
die before he would go to prison,
and the day after his conviction, his
brother, Clarence, an attorney, called on
Heney to ask his consent to .'a tin... a
big fine anything but Jail. - ,
"Heney was hard. 'Stev gets th
limit, he said. 'In the penitentiary.'
And, knowing where his brother
go next. Honey hurried in to see tho .
judge. He explained the situation' and .
his plan, and when Clarence Puter ap-
fcaicu in um uiiKwirers, tne juage waa
as hard as Heney. It was Burns' turn
now- JFh detectivo reasoned vthat '
while Puter would 'stand by his friends. .
he would expect his friends to stand bv
him. Puter must be Isolated Burns
found a way to warn Pierce Mays and
the other gentlemen Involved with Puter
thatjthey wero under suspicion and that
they would better not bo seen With
Steveor his brother. This done. Burns
had it suggested to Puter to appeal to
Mays and his friends to go on hl
bond. When th 'shadows1 reported
that Clarence Puter had called on these
men and had come away, 'mad.' , Burn
went to "See him. t -. -...j , :. .
."futer ho said, the big fellows aro
making a full-guy of your brother. Thev
want him in jail out of .the way.. Now
Heney's onto tho. whole lay-out and h'
doesn t want Steve and that bunch.
He wants th big guns, the very fellows
who have gone -back on Steve, i And if
you don't believe they hav. quit him,
go and see. Try Mays or any of 'em?
"'I. have tried them Polar '
terly, Tv tried 'em all.' ' ,
"A bloodhound tn pursuit; Burns turn "
Cat when ho catches his prey, H plays
with th , Puters. He saw them both.
They hated to "soueal but Duma hi.i
out in one hand a picture of Steve as a
fool serving years in prison out of loy
alty to friends who had gono back (n
him: in the other, new friends, himself
and Honey. i
8teTev Puter confessed; snj tilr roi
fession opened " the way to th land
fraud system. . The others ' "nttut
throuath"' also McKlnley. Txr, i.. .
Mario Ware. Emma Watson. lint i,1
best witness was Puter. I,ik m.s
who havo kept secrets fnr v!r". !.), r
enjoyed talking, so ha f n u,.f . ,,. i .
h would gd away and. r.. i(,ri,r ,.-.. ,
he had forgotten, wnul 1 pi,i,)fl i : , ,
Henev with them. A ml
one is left to llulcn. t Ui i . ' r ,
lag a book." . . (
families for the trip, and stennmnh
who had.beenrgranted a vacation thft
iuey in i Kin in m idi xair. sat Ann In
I th . l tlng oei a4 cried. Them en
wcrw aoro. cr inronrn and tried to
tb.ln.ltf',9m way ""stUn vn"
with th railroad. , .-'
&oad Slacked Car,' ' . "
Tw been plannln for this holldsr
for month,'r-aid on man. ".rid I've
shut-up my business expecting? to go to
Salem and I find that even though I've
bought a ticket It doesn't do me any
good. And thr ar hundreds Just-la