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Husband Might Have Won De
cree Had He Made Real Ef
, fort at Reconciliation and
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Character of Her Witnesses
' "Condemned; She Failed to
. Stand by Love. .
' (SpeelnJ to Th Journal.t
Baker, Or., SepL 2. After a legal bat
tle of many months, which haa been blt
. terli fouaht and which haa lntereated
the whole country, the divorce ault of
Sidney C. liova Teraua Marjorle Burnea
Love waa brought to a close toaay wnen
Circuit Judge William Smith, handed
down a decision In which ha finds that
the plaintiff la not entitled to the de
cree prayed for In his complaint, and
that neither is the wife entitled to le
gal aeparation from her husband.
Why XiOte ZiOit Seoree.
fin hja findings the Judgre favors the
plaintiff all the way, but the reason
he granted no decree in his favor la
probably ahown In paragraph It where
in ' he says that since Love left hla
'family in England he haa not sought
a reconciliation with his wife In un-
rniatakable terms, haa not provided a
home for hla wife, or shown her that
he haa been anxious to resume their
marriage relation, in short haa not
created - a condition which the wife
might feel she ahould accept without
Jeopardising her happiness should she
leave her mother.
;j Judge Smith hands down a lengthy
opinion iu the ease, in 'Which he nues
tlona Mrs. Love on many matters. He
points out that she accused her husband
f losing 120.000 at roulette at New
port, and at the same time admits she ,
purchased . a, roulette -wheel and other
gambling apparatus for him. The judge
suggests that perhaps Mrs. Love had
rather ae her husband behind a rou
lette wheel than standing in 'front
mard Words for ea Taalra.
He feorea ti. members .pi. the: bar en
gaged as counsel for Mrs.' Lfeve for the
character of tha .-m by whose testi
mony they sought to prove counter
charges brought against the plaintiff
by his wife. -Especially does he score
Benjamin Tueka. the New York attor
ney, who on the stand admitted that he
paid hla witnesaaa for "Keeping in
touch with him." .
He characterise the trouble between
the man and wife as "merely psycholog
ical," and holds that the plaintiff ' did
not receive due conaideratlon from the
members of his family at . the time he
lost his money, at which time his pride
had been hurt, and when all ktndnesaes
should have been his portion.
Love is out of town at present, and
his attorney, John L. Rand, stated )!
evening that until he consulted with
him, he could not say whether or not
the case would be carried to the su
preme court, although such action has
been hinted at. In case, "the decision
came as It did.
New York, Sept. 2. The feature of
the day'a automobile racing at Brighton
Beach was the smashing' of the two
mile world's, record of 1:40:66, made 'by
De. Palma at Syracuse last year, Bur
man covering the distance In a Blltaen
Bens today In 1:37:89. or three seconds
faster than the record.
French Army Lieutenant, Enveloped in Flames in Midair,
Makes One Last Desperate Effort' to Save His Life
Machine Drops Faster and Faster as Fire Consumes
Canvas, Then Sinks Like a Plummet.
(By the IntmiloDl Newt 8errire.t
Troyes. France, Sept. 2. (Special Ca
ble) Before the eyes of thousands of
horror-stricken speclfa'tors . today, . Lieu
tenant De Grainy, one..of eight entranta
In an aeroplane race among army offi
cers, was burned to death while In mid
air, the explosion of his fuel tank caus
ing the fatality. The accident occurred
at Rlgny-La-Nonrte, 26 miles from
. Troyes, and the man who met death had
made more than 100 flight without an
accident. He waa considered one of the
most expert aviators In France,
The ao.rlrlent in Tin flrfllllv had bare
ly been reported to the officials here
When word came from Trouases-Le. No
ble that Captain De Camine, also the
hero of a hundred flights, had been
killed by the falling ' of Ma machine.
Captain Da Camine, however, was fly
ing ia an event distinct from that in
' which De Grallly lost his life.
Tried Distance Tllgli,
The ascent of the eight men In the
event which terminated fatally for De
'Grallly was made from Troyes. The
lieutenant said before taking his seat
In the machine that he waa going no
make ft distance flight.: .
In a few minutes he had risen to a
height Of N1000 'feet and was 'Seen to
i veer to the southwest , When above
Rigny, 2V miles from here, thou, who
' were, watching the flight of De Grallly
were horrified to see the machine en-
, veloped in f lanies, A few seconds after
th sight of the flame there came a re
port that ' waa likened to the bursting
of a bomb, and the spectators (realised
that the. buret Of flame probably had
been the explosion of the fuel tank of
Acting Secretary of War Sco
field Gives His Official Ap
proval to Project at Oregon
City to Cost $750,000.
Senator Bourne Presses
Conclusion Big Improve
ment; State Pays Half.
Washington, Sept. 2. Senator Bourne
yesterday had a conference with As
aistaht Attorney General Fowler regard
ing the authority of the secretary of
war to approve the Willamette locks
project, notwithstanding, the 4600,000
joint appropriation of the federal gov
ernment and the state aggregated $164.
000 less than the estimated amount to
complete the project. Today Assistant
Attorney General Fowler gave an opin
ion that the secretary of war had au
thority and Acting Secretary of War
Srofield signed the approval of the
Willamette locks project and Chief of
Englneera General Bixby will tele
graphically Instruct District Engineer
Mclndde to commence negotiations for
the right of way and the necessary
property covered by projects three and
four on the east aide of the Willameu
senator Bourne telegraphically sug
gests that Governor West have the
Mate officials ready to make tne $iuO,
000 state appropriation available In or
der to mak such 'dtspoaltion of the
same as the secretary of war requires
in accordance with Senator Bourne's
amendmenf In th river and harbor bill
of 110 under which amendment these
proceedings have been taken and today
vitalized by the approval of the secre
tary of war. . Great credit Is due Dis
trict Engineer Mclndoe; the Board of
Review, the chief of engineers, the sec
retary of war and Assistant Attorney
General Fowler fpr Immediate attention
and expedition of this matter upon earn
est' request of Senator Bourne,, , .
Vp-ttr a 1 rate-Hour 1ar ' nlglif Majbr
M af nitAaai haa A ViAfc MnalvA tha bKaa
ferred to telegraphic advices from-Gen- 1
l'rii- t.i , . V . "
Diipy, cni oi engineers,, ana ior
that reason he declined to discuss the
matter bayond stating that Immediately-
upon receipt' of Instructions work
will be commenced. along the lines ap
proved. Major McTndoe sal- he had reeom-
(Continued on Vage Five.')
the machine that a minute before had
been soaring so gracefully above them.
With the speed of an express train,
but guided by the forward planes, the
aeroplane fell with the man who held
to the steering gear a maas of flames.
The planes were burning, and tha ter
rific speed at which he was traveling
In the downward sweep fanned the blaae.
It waa a desperate 'effort of a man
under death to save hla life.
It was all over in a little more than
a minute. Tha plane continued on lta
coutse until the canvas had been burned,
lta very heat In the atmosphere for the
fraction, of a second having buoyed it
up. ,Their. when half way to the ground,
with little lesa than the frame left,
the law of gravity, which had been over
come, claimed It for lta own. It
dropped aheer to the ground.
Peraons who ran to the wreck found
the lieutenant dead and burned. The
hands that , had gripped tha steering
wheel were charred upon, the backs,
while the palma showed clearly that to
the last ha had tried to put to use hla
knowledge of aviation and steer hla ma
china. to., the ground. f j ?.,,,,.,.
;'"'',. i; Aooldent Casta psJL
The accident that caat a gloom over
the offioera and . men of the Eighth
curasslera waa followed by another, In
which Captain D Camine '.considered
one of the aviator of first rank in tha
French service, lost' hla life, Hla ma
chine fell for some unaccountable rea
son, killing him instantly, 1 m'.Mi
Captain De Camine had taken part In
all the aeroplane , maneuvers and waa
virtually, an Instructor of officers tn
thla. branch of service... (:.:.'.-i ':.,.:,,''-..,
Accompanied by John B. Cof
fey, Mayor Inspects Police
Department in the Northern
City See Incinerator.
information leaked out yesterday
that the visit of Mayor Rushlight to
Vancouver, B. C, will have direct bear
ing on two Important municipal prob
lems, namely, the handling of the po
lice department and the acceptance or
rejection of the Incinerator built at
Gulld'a lake by the Public Works En
gineering company.
It also became known that Mavor
Rushlight Is not alone on his trip. He
Is , accompanied by John B. Coffev.
chairman of the police commission. The
twr lft Friday afternoon and will not
return until Monday night.
Since assuming tb reins of city gov
ernment Mayor Rushlight has been en
deavoring to get service from the pollct
department. He has made an effort to
get the department to clean up the city,
to rid It of vice conditions that wore
apparent on many sides. His effort
have met with but little success, with
the result that last Thursday a whole
sale shakeup took place In the depart
ment. Mayor RushllgM stated soon after
the shakeup that If the department
didn't get results after the change there
would be another shakeup that would
bu more effective. It. Is unJerstood that
It another shakeup occurs a good many
reads will fall.
But before another step Is taken In
hl'i efforts to put the police department
In condition to respond to his wishes
Mayor Rushlight, it Is said, Intends to
Investigate conditions In police dupart
nifants In other cttlen. Th'.n Is said to
be one of the objects of his visit, In
company witlno chairman of his po
lice board, to Vancouver at thl stlroe.
(Continued on Page Five.)
(United Pren Lsastd Wire.)
Berlin, Sept. t. A monster demon
stration of the Socialists will take place
here tomorrow. While aimed against
the governmental policy In foreign af
fairs, which the party leaders Insist Is
designed to force a war, it will also
be" made the occasion for a test of!
strength with the city authorities.
The government lias issued orders
that red flags and revolutionary ban
nera shall not be carried In the proces
sion. Tha" leaders insist they will do
as they ' please and if they are dis
played, it is likely the parade will be
broken up. - ' . ' "
(Publishers' Prta Leu4 Wire.) ' .
Marselllea, Sept. 2. Owing to the
outbreak bf cholera In a lunatic asylum
at Marseilles, two regiments of Infantry
have been removed, one to Nlmoa and
the other to Nice, ...Only detachments of
troops which are quartered in a part of
the town, removed . from the infected
rca,wUl be allowed to remain,
Amazement Expressed by Res
idents of Territory at Al
leged Interview With Con
gressman Sulzer.
By John E. Lathrop.
Writen for The Journal and the Newark
(N, J.) News, Copyright. .
Juneau, Alaska, Capital of the Terri
tory, Aug. 25. There was amatement
throughout Alaska when the people read
a statement printed In a Seattle paper,
purporting to give the views oft Con
gressman William Sulzer of New York.
chairman of the house committee on
military, affairs, on Alaska, and making
htm say that he feared the outbreak
of a revolution In this territory. The
statement; telegraphed to Seattle by the
correspondent of the paper at Ketchikan,
Alaska, was:
"Congressman William Sulzer of New
York, who arrived here on the Admiral
Sampson with Secretary of the Interior
Walter Fisher, predlcte that, unless Im
mediate action Is taken hy the execu
tive department of the government, the
ominous rumblings and talk of revolu
tion that are being heard will result In
the necessity of government troops
being sent to Alaska. lie declarps that
their knowledge of certain defeat by
overwhelming force Is the only thing
that prevents the Alaskans from taking
Immediate action. Congressman Sulser
says that the gun and rifle clubs formed
(Continued on Page Two.)
Road Will Not Contest Lumber
Rate Cases in Valley
The Southern Pacific will not con-
teat the decision of the Interstate Com
merce commission In the Willamette
valley and the South Portland lumber
rate cases, xnia wasmacie evident yes
terday by the publication of tariffs giv
ing the new rates.
The Willamette valley decision held
that It was unreasonable for the rail
road to advance the rate on green rough
fir lumber from Willamette valley
points to San Francisco bay to $S per
ton and ordered a rate of J3.50, 40 cents
higher tha the original rate which the
railroad has made prior but futile at
tempts to advance. The commisnion in
rendering Its decision stated clearly that,
it was based on the reasonableness of
the rate and not on any agreement that
might have existed at some former
time In order to assist the valley lum
ber manufacturers to develop a market
for their product.
The South Portland case gives mills
In South Portland terminal rates to
certain districts on the O.-W R. N.
and s O. 8. 1 by way of , the Oswego
cut-off. Formerly these mills were
charged switching costs in addition to
tha terminal rate. . ui.:'.
Steamer Allianca Is Caught in
Hurricane Off Cape Hat
teras Blue Liner Oruba
Goes to the Rescue.
Atlantic City, N. J., Sept. 2. Caught
In the hurricane off Cape Hatteras
where her low pressure cylinder blew
out, finally repairing the damage and
returning slowly to New York, the
steamer Allianca of the Panama Steam
ship company's line, was compelled to
anchor off Barnegat, north of here, to
night and at 10 o'clock transferred her
68 passengers, 29 Of whom were women
nd children, to the steamer Oruba of
the Royal Blue line.
The transfer was made without acci
dent, according to a wireless message
from the operator on the Allianca, and
there waa no panic.
The wireless report said the Allianca
anchored at 6 o'clock tonight between
BarneRat and Sandy Hook and the cap
tain sent the following message to the
"To Captain Oruba. Latitude 40.06;
longitude 73.64 and steering north; will
have to anchor and transfer passengera.
A. W. Maynps, captain."
By a previous arrangement the Oruba
had been Instructed to keep a lookout
for the Allianca before she left New
York for South American ports at 1:45
When the Oruba met the Allianca the
sea was too heavy to attempt a transfer
and a wireless call was sent for a tug
which reached the Allianca shortly after
9 o'clock. Before any attempt was
made to transfer the passengers the
mall was taken off and Sent aboard
the Oruba. This gave the passengers
confidence and they were immediately
The Allianca left New York August
SO for the canal zone. Her passengers
will proceed on the Oruba, which la
bound for the same ports.
(Br the Intrroatlonal New. Rci-tIcc
London, Sept. 2. (Special Cable.)
The Cunarder Mauretania departed
fromlijverpool today packed to the lim
it wth returning voyagers. Among ,the
passengers was Daniel G. Held, who
said to the International News corres
pondent: "Although American finances are In
very sound condition I look for a long
period of quietude. There, will be no
hysterical boom anywhere until after
the election of .tha next president.
There Is also danger of labor troubles,
which I hope will be avoided. After
election conditions will become normal
and the country will enjoy prosperity."
" (Br the Interaitlona! Nrws Swtlro.
Charleston, 8. C. Sept. 2. Nothing
has been heard of the crew of the
schooner Margaret May of Philadelphia, k
which was wrecked on Coles Island dur
ing the hurricane of one week ago. It
is . feared the crew of seven men per
lsbed. .:"'.'?.:;. ;,'J'r . . " .' ;-:.-:!Vi.v;
Confidential Employe of Late
Secretary of National Jew
ish Hospital Association, Is
Held for Embezzlement.
Prisoner "Sweated" for Seven
Hours Finally Jailed on
Formal Charge.
(By tte International News Service.)
Denver, Sept. 2. Bruno Grosser, 70
years old, assistant secretary of the
National Jewish hospital for consump
tives, was arrested shortly before mid
night tonight charged with embezzle
ment. The amount of Grosser's al
leged defalcations are' not given, but
from the hospital authorities it was
the statement that the sum will be
in tiie neighborhood of J80.000.
Grosser's arrest comes as the semi
climax of an Investigation started 10
days ago Into the accounts of Alfred
Muller, secretary of the . association,
who died suddenly and unexpectedly a
month ago. Muller was one of the lead
ing Jewish lawyers of the west and for
a score of years had devoted mUch of
his time to Jewish philanthropic work.
Experts Put on Books.
Soon after his death rumors became
current that his accounts were in a
tangled condition and experts were put
on his books.
It now develops. It Is claimed, that
Muller had for years turned over to
Grosser the duty of handling most
of the money sent from Jews all over
the country for the support of the
hospital instead of looking after the
work himself, as he waa supposed to
Holler round Shortage.
Muller discovered Grosser's alleged
shortage, and In oreder to protect him
aa well as himself, did everything to
cover up the defalcations, even going
to the extent of signing the name of
Samuel Grabfelder, the wealthy Phlla
delDhian. and president of the asaocla-
tlon.-to large notes. Muller expected
te redeem H-heee notes, before they- be
came due. but when . he found it im
possible to get back tha lost funds) of
the association, ha gave up hope. His
death followed, the cause being given
as heart disease.
Grosser has been under surveillance
for several day a. He was taken into
custody late today and after six hours
of sweating by the police detectives and
agents of the hospital association, he
(Continued on Page Four.)
A (United Press Leased Wire.) 4
Paris, Sept. 2. Special Cable. 4
4 Lady Victoria Sackville-West, 4
daughter of Lord Sackvllle and 4
cousin of Sir Sackvllle-Weat,
former British ambassador at
Washington. has finished a
4 course In Parts In taming and
s training wild beasts. v 4
She Is now engaged in taming
4 and training a Russian bear at
4 Knole park. Seven Oaks, Kent,
her father's country home. She
s calls the bear "Ivan the Terrl- 4)
kit, after the former fierce Rus-
4 elan rider, Ivan. 4
Group That Controls More Than a Billion Dollars Asked to
Combine Against Evils in Enterprise That Has . "Possi
bilities Far Beyond Mere Philanthropy Scheme Has
Been Generally Accepted With Great Enthusiasm.
By Edward Marshall.
(Pnbllabera- Preaa Leased W!ra.
New York, Sept. 2 A woman's move
ment more Important than the move
ment for suffrage soems to have been
horn this week In New York city. A
woman of unquestionable prominence in
the purelv sociological, or Investigatory
phases of phHantliropto work Is Its orig
inator and It In effect may be not only
national, but world-wide.
Wall street tll be the first to feel
It There Is so great chance. Indeed,
of this that more than una of the great
Wall street firms are definitely worried.
None, although the movement is dis
tinctly feminine, dares scoff at It. and
there will be more than one financier
of eminence who, because of it. will
spend an uncomfortable Sunday, busied
with vain speculations.
Odd Condition Cause.
The movement has grown out of an
existing condition probably unpreced
ented in the history of th world. A
few women at the present time accord
ingly control a part of the nation's
wealth-Aery much more than a $1,000,.
000.000. E. H. Harriman s wioow nas
the vast sum or du,vwv,vuv mi uw m-
. ah, la hv far the richest of the
mifai, who - j
group, in all probability, but thera are
others of the , tremendous , fortunes,
whose holdings give- them control tn
many of the nation's greatest enter
prises. ?M'f ;'-,- .H'-'s.. - "-
Mrs. John W, Gates, of whose at
ifortuns all the world has been gossip
ing lately, is not of the least Import
ant, i Mrs. Russell - Sage is a grant
power In finance, or is bellaved. If ,he
wisnaa.vo exercise tor mo yureo iu
Railroad Company Preparing
to Turn Over Pacific Mail to
the International Mercantile,
Marine, Headed by Morgan.
Syndicate Has for Some Time
Been Acquiring Stock of
Subsidiary Concern.
rSpertal to The JoomiU
San Francisco, Sept. 2. The Southern .
Pacific is preparing to let go its steam
ship holdings on the Pacific, and al- ;
though no official announcement has
yet been made, It can be stated on
good authority that an agreement haa
been practically reached whereby thd
International Mercantile Marine," at the!:
head of which Is J. Plerpont Morgan,
will take over the control of the Pacific
Mall Steamship company. Bates tc
Cheafbrough are mentioned as the prob
able general agents representing toe .
new management in San Francisco,
R. P. Schwerln, vice-president and
general manager of the Pacific' Mall r
company, will lose his head, hut will -not
be out of a Job, as he is said to
have been offered the vice-presidency
and general management of the Ameri
can-Hawaiian Una .
Bayer's Identity Bought.
For some time past speculation has
been rife as to the Identity of the
unknown buyer of Pacific Mall stock.
During the last few mohths this un-.
known picked up about 80,000 shares.
It Is now stated that the shares were
bought for the account of the Morgan
syndicate, which Is now negotiating
with Judge Lovett for the block of
stock that represents the Southern Pa
cific control of the steamship Company.
Tha 30,000 shares were bought at an
average of about $27.60. f he S. P. paid
In the neighborhood of 156 for its Pa- '
elf io Mall stock.
The Pacific Malt Is hot In flourlsh-Ittti-
condittrjrtrfhr-hr.remgott', thai " Itr"
ships, particularly on the Panama run. '
have been operoted more- In the Interest
of the . transcontinental railroads con
trolled by, the Haniman Interests than
for the benefit of the minority stock- ,
o Secret Made of Desire.
Judge Lovett has made no secret of
his desire to gel out of the steamship '
business and tho only hitch in tha pro
posed transfer is the matter of price. ,
Negotiations are now in progress and
the sale Is said to be practically as
sured. The Southern Pacific will continue.
however, to operate its own ships be-
tween New York and New Orleans.
The International Mercantile Marine.,
which Is the most powerful factor In'
the Transatlantic trade. Is already plana
nlnar. it is said, to place on the Paclflo
ocean greyhounds of the same, class "
that the Morgan syndicate operates on
the Atlantic.
(Br the International News Service.!
Reno, Nev., Sept 2. Mrs. Florence 8.
Jenkins, daughter of the late million- :
aire William Levering, and one of the
most beautiful women In Baltimore so
clety, was granted a divorce here to-"
day. Her husband was Harry W, Jen
foroe of the millions left by Saga There
are besides these, many others Includ
ing Mra O. H P. Belmont, Mr. C,
Huntington, Mrs. Robert Goelet, Mra '
Ogden Goelet, Mrs. George M. Pullman
of Chicago, and her fellow towns woman
Mrs. Marshall Fluid, and Mra Phoebe ,
Hearst, and Mra. John W. Mackey of '
the Paclflo coast. Other women of vast
financial power In New York city are '
Hetty Green, Helen Gould and Mrs.
Cornelius Vanderbllt and there are Mrs.
Thaw of Pittsburg and Mrs. Steven
B. Klklns of West Virginia and many ':
others little known of great , wealth
throughout tha country. In one small
Michigan city for example there are
Widows of the last decade's lumber kings
who own fortunes aggregating , over
20.00Q,000. v ; i , '
letter Starts Movement.
The' movement haa been ' generally
started by the mailing to the women t :
the number of exactly 60, a letter call-
lng their attention to the potential pow
er of their rgregaied fortunes and sug
gesting the-1 formation Instantly -of an
organisation designed to put it to the
best use possible. t- Already several New
York women have Indorsed tha idea with '
enthusiasm and-within a wek or two
replies will Davt come in . from such
others aa are at present in this coun
try. The letter reads; ) ; .
v This vast aggreaata of wealth, now
in the handa of women who have m
Interest In swelling it, but who, pre
sumably, wish to put It tn eo'nns ,1
account, OUld, it ; operated ro m
to a , earefuhy arrangd v
(Continued oq Pas
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