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Jury Will Hear Story of Beard
. ed Highwayman From Lips
of Richmond Youth on Trial
for Murder of His Wife.
(Br tb International Npt- frrlca )
Chesterfield Courfhoiisc, Va.. Sept. 5.
One way alone it became apparent
today remains to eave young Henry
Clny Bcattie Jr. from the electric chair.
That is blfi own testimony.
Perhaps (though it looks extremely
doubtful) ho may convince at least one
Juror that a bearded highwayman, as he
has contendr-d nil along, killed his wire
while ehooting at him when both were
. in Ms automohlle. Then he may get
disagreement of the Jury.
This evening; after a lot of character
witnesses had been summoned to tell
how happily the rich young man .and
Ms bride lived together and after other
Witnesses had told how perhaps it was
not JJeattie who waa observed near the
scene of the crime, but another man,
th difense, concluded its evidence ex
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" Stake All on One Theory.
. '' Day after day it has been announced
that next day he waa to take the stand
and make a gamble for his Jlfe. Never
has there been any certainty of this.
Now HA absolutely assured that with
5 the beginning of Monday's session, al
thouga it is a legal holiday, the boy
' ' really will stake everything on the final
' " Today was devoted chiefly to "stall
. Ing" by hia lawyers, delaying the case
in every possible manner so that Henry
mlsht get the advantage or a Sunday
before the fipal ordeal. They won this
.: . little point, but only at the cost of giv
. Ing the state a full day in which to
prepare cross examination of the de
; ' fendant
Goes on Stand Monday.
' The young son of the rich department
tore owner will go An the stand at 10
' o'clock Monday. Hia direct examina
tion will last about two hours. Then
Ma cross examination will consume at
least four hours and may go well Into
the night for the court has decided to
hold night sessions hereafter in order
to wind up " the case.
General opinion goes but two ways
if Seattle can repeat his story about a
' ' bearded highwayman attacking him -and
cling to It, ha may gain an acquittal at
' the hands of the Jury. If he cannot and
. , makes the least little break under the
, .cross fire of the state's attorney, Louis
.' W. Edenberg, he will be sent swiftly to
' his death. There are no half way mea
sures in this state. The best posted
say a Jury disagreement Is extremely
v Improbable.
V Chum Zs Poor Witness.
i ' The adherents of the defense were by
' no means encouraged by the day's pro
ceedlngs. They were more or less ln
v lerestlng. But the helpfulness of any
thing that developed was small. Beat-
tie's personal chum, Billy Sampson, was
called to help wra our or nis atmcuity
but succeeded only in putting him in
,. deeper. ....
Charles Kastelburg. a wealthy resi
' denty of Richmond, was summoned,
, mucU against his will, to show that he
probably was the nan who was seen
with a halted motor car and a female
... companion on the Midlothian turnpike
on the night of the murder. But
' "neither witness seemed to sway the
: ' jurors, very much one Way or another.
. t TJor did a lot of testimony givers who
appeared on the stand to say Beattie
- and Lis wife lived happily together or
' . else that Paul Beattie the cousin who
swore Henry .had confessed to him
was a liar.
Monday will be the big. day of the
trial, undoubtedly, when the wealthy
h boy tries to save himself. He will
probably occupy the stand all day Mon-
day and the state on Tuesday will pre
sent the Binford girl in rebuttal, as its
: last star witness.
U!nt.1 Preu Iasl Wlr.
Chesterfield Courthouse, Va., Sept. 2.
In the course of cne of the legal argu
ments that embellished today's pro-
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Governor James K. Vardaman of Mis
sissippi, who has been chosen United
Kttttes senator In the election Just
concluded, the Democratic pr.mary, in
u Which h outdistanced the combined
vote of bis two rivals at the polls.
Vardaman Is noted far his pronounced
views on the negro, question.
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Even the trees about the picturesque old building are used by the crowd
Beattie murder trial.
One Hundred and Thirty Depu
ties Keep Big Course
Clear of Gamblers.
Hawthorne Race Track, 111., Sept. 2.
County Sheriff Zlmmer, Chief Deputy
Peters and 1J0 deputies came to the
Hawthorne track this afternoon to
watch for gamblers. Arrangements had
been made for the speedy conveyance of
prisoners to Oak Fark and hearing in
the Justice courts of that place. Jus
tices Kenndall and McKee had "consent
ed to sit in the afternoon to hear such
cases as might be taken .before them.
Several automobiles were ordered to
be waiting at the track for the con
veyance of the prisoners to Oak Park.
Sheriff Zimmer said that he was not
going to allow any gambling at any of
the three days' races if a large posse
of deputies could prevent It.
Fifty bP3kmakers with their clerks,
who had made preparations to receive
money from the race track patrons.
folded their effects and disappeared
when the deputies appeared.
The carnival of racing, which, was
bald under the auspices of the Chicago
Business Agents' . association proved a
very tame affair without the betting
ceedlngs of the Beattie trial, Harry M.
Smith, chief counsel for Beattie, de
manded of Special Prosecutor Wende
burg: , '
"Why don't you call Beulah Binford?
Tou have had her in Jail for a month:
you have summoned her as a witness;
why don't you pioduce her?"
Do you want me to call her?" cajne
back Wendenburg.
I would like to have seen you call
her In your direct case," returned
Smith, evasively.
It was quite evident that neither law
yer was anxious to place the uncer
tain. Irresponsible little girl-woman be
fore the Jury, tmt in Henrico county
Jail the girl herself longs to get to the
courthouse where her lover is making
his fight for life.
Wants to Testify.
Oh, they are afraid to call me." she
declared tonight. "They know I would
tell the truth. Maybe they think the
truth would be too favorable to Henry
na that is the reason they disappoint
those crowds out at Chesterfield Court
House who are waiting to see me on the
stand. But I have told the truth from
the beginning and 111 tell it to the
I don t believe Henry Beattie Is
guilty of murder; ho was too kind
hearted and gentle. Why, he even used
to scold me for whipping my little
dog. Paul Beattie is lying, 1 know it, be
cause he lied about the message Harry
gave him for me. . He never told me
that Henry would kill me if I did not
keep my mouth shut."
Given a Bad Ham.
Evidently the Kill Is still staunrh In
her belief in the man who lias been her
protector for four years. But. over In
Chesterfield Courthouse one of the two
important witnesses railed by the do-f'-nse
today devoted hours to an attempt
to prove that. Beattie cared nothinir for
lier. She was described as "a wnmnn n
the town," and was even more coarsnlv
characterUcd by "Billy" Sampson, chum
of the accused man. who with Wenrv
and Beulah and another girl named Hen
rietta .Tinman, caroused In Norfolk
when Henry renewed his relutlons with
tlie girl after his marriage.
un crohs examination. W. H. Thomn.
son was badly muddled by Wendenburg
HIh story left a bad taste In the mouth
of the .entire courtroom. Earlier in the
day the defense called Charles H. Kas-
K-iuurg, a wealthy merchant of Rich
mond. Kustelburcr admitted that n v,
plain of the murder he had been Joy
riding on the Midlothian Turnpike,
where the crime was committed, with
umaii ne naci "plcKed ud" In Rich
mond and whom he had not seen since
or before. He did not even know her
Claim ZXade by Defense.
The defense will undnuhteiliv
tend that It was Kastelburgs car which
whs Handing by the road and which
was soon by tli boy witnesses for the
prosecution. They almost Doaltlvolv
Identified as Bcattio's car the machine
Which Stood at the senna nf tha rrlm.
but a few minutes before tho murder.
un cross-examination, Kastelburg ad
mitted that "he had several drinks" and
was not nuke himself and that he had
stopped his ear at a pump, which he
was unable to locate nearer than a rallo
to the scene of tlin crime."
With these, two exceptions, the day's
testimony was largely repetition. Per
sons who had seen "dark bearded men,"
such as Beattie declared had killed his
r Hf. nar,acter "'Besses and witnesses
it p., ,act..mnor Prt" r the story
tL -i.J Ba.tUo' 0l'c"Ple the re of
of5.Xh,P VI? "tlme-consumer"
hicnt ?nTn, ,uai18 Wat"0n .
i. t2ir-'4?KVn court l"n''it with
-""o uii open. He deolnrerl
Lh"t..Ct!.Uri.W0Ul,1 .'u" even ad a httT
uay next Wrfc tiwii u.
was concluded.
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All-Day .Outing to Be Enjoyed
at Council Crest
Instead of the usual Labor Day pa
rade of uniformed members of the va
rious union labor organizations, union
labor in Portland will spend tomorrow
at Council Crest in an all day picnic
and outing. . Long before noon the Crest
will be alive with union men and their
families. The exercises will commence
at noon with a midday band concert
by a picked band of union musicians.
Following the concert the vast crowd
will be served with old fashioned bar
becued beef and a variety of other
edibles which will be prepared on the
ground Tinder the supervision of a
The committee of arrangements has
prepared a program of races and other
athletic contests, some of which will be
Intensely funny, which will take up
practically the entire afternoon. In the
evening there will be dancing.
It is expected that the Council Crest
barbecue and program" of exercises will
bring together the largest crowd of
union men ever assembled in Portland.
Practical benefits from the develop
ment of a city plan were related by
Delbert J. Haff. president of the Kau
eas City, Mo., park board, before leaving
yesterday for his home after a two
days' visit In Portland the guest of
Dr. J. R. Wetherbee, ex-chairman of
the Portland park commission.
"These are the words of our latest
report," said Mr. ' Haff. "I think it
may serve as an object lesson to Port
land, for while we have been syste
matically building our city 20 years
and have no longer any argument as to
the value thereof, you In Portland are
Just beginning. Tou have as great a
natural opportunity for building; a city
practically beautiful and big enough
for all comers, as I know of."
Chief Engineer Clarke of the
water department, reported last
evening that at o'clock yester
day afternoon the water turned
In the new Bull Run pipe line
No. 2 had filled the pipe for a
distance of four miles from theN
hiadgttte and that no mishap of
any nature line" occurred. The
water la being turned In very
slowly. It la expected to have
the line filled and Cleaned out
so the water n.ay be turned into
the Mount Tabor reservoir by
next Tuesday.
Pimples, eruptions, blotches, scales, ulcers, sores,' eczema and chronic swell
ings are caused by bad blood, but don't become discouraged no jother trouble
is so(eaaJly overcome. Cascarets are wonder-workers in the cure of any dis
ease caused by bad or Impure blood. They eliminate all poisons, build upland
enrich the blood, enabling it to make neW, healthy tissue. ,
Pure blood means perfect healthf and If you will use Cascarets they will
give you good health nnd a pure, clean skin, free from pimples and blotches.
To try Cascarets Is to like them, for never before has there beeir produced as
perfect and as harmless a blood purifier, liver and stomach regulator as Cascarets
lOo seres vT-' " ll
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anxious to get a glimpse at the
Government Has to Concede
Birch and McKay Creeks
Measuring Time.
(Special to The Journal.)
Pendleton, Oh, Sept. 2. A big victory
was won by the wateA users on Birch
and McKay creeks and the lower Uma
tilla river, when Water Commissioner
George T. Coohran allowed the motion
for continuing the 300 or more cases
which the government had'' instituted
against them and named the second
Monday in May as the date for the set
ting pf the trials.
Consideration of the motion took
nearly the entire day, Attorney Oliver
P. Morton for the government contest
ing the move bitterly. Colonel J. H.
Raley introduced the motion and made
the opening argument and was followed
by Attorneys Fee, Lowell and Drowley
for the water users. 'They declared
their clients did not believe two and
one half acre feet to the acre sufficient
for ' Irrigation purposes as maintained
bv the government, but would be un
able to . pr'Qve their claim, at .. early
trial because they have not been given
sufficient time to measure water they
nave been accustomed to use.
(Special to Tbe Journal.)
Hlllsboro, Or., Sept '2. With honors
even, both parties to the Tualatin fence
war are resting and the whole matter
is in the circuit court. Following the
peppering with bird shot of workmen
removing from the road the fence In
front of the Galbreath property, Sam
uel Galbreath was arrested and brought
to HUlsbord, where he was placed un
der fiuuu oonas to Keep me peace, uur.
Ing his absence and before papers in
an Injunction suit commenced by Mrs.
Galbreath could be served, the work'
mew employed by the county removed
the fence, but it was rebuilt Thursday
night and will remain until the lnjunc
tlon is dissolved.
Mrs. Galbralth was arrested Friday
in Portland by Sheriff Hancock on
complaint charging assault with a
dangerous weapon. She waived a Clear
ing and was released on bonds of 42500,
signed by C. B. Buchanan of Cornelius.
Notwithstanding the road has been used
as a highway for more thai) 40 years
papers in the injunction suit state that
the county Is unlawfully using It and
that it has never been dedicated.
An unexpected phase of the situation
developed this week when a petition
was presented asking that the new
bridge be built adjacent to that of. the
Oregon Electric, a mile'' away, and that
the road be moved. . As the old bridge
adjoining the Galbreath place Is1 to be
torn down, the Galbreaths might gain
ownership to the land, but be left in a
pocket, -1
Tantalum dental instruments, made in
Germany, are t aid to be harder than
steel and to withstand acids and high
temperatures better.
uanay cathartic: ue su re to take Cascarets and
you will surely have good, pure, healthy blood,
and no more eruptions or disfigurements. A 10
cent box of Cascarets will truly amaze you.
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Threatened , Trouble' Between
Grainmen :and Longshore
men at Portland Pleases.
Seattle, Wash.. Sept,. 3.The threat
ened strike at Portland between grain
exporters and longshoremen .is being
wBicnea wim, intense .interest- by ship
pers on puget sound, some selfishly in
dined,' will" not ' "rert ft if - tiA
trouble on the Columbia ;rivek as they
anticipate that Jt wllju drive a largo
amount of grain tonnage to Seattle.
Tacoma and possibly Everett. The Great
Northern has, extensive grain docks at
Everett anil, although bat one cargo' Of
wneat has been shipped from that port,
the Hill road is Dre oared, should thera
ds trouble on the Columbia,
in shipping ' circles ., here there la
strong expiation ' that the coming
grain season wiu be one Of the best in
recent years and with the orosnects of
irouoie at rortiana indications are that
many ships will come here.. All grain
charters contain Fuget sound-Portland
options, so that exporters are not tied
up with trouble at either port.
While longshoremen claim to have or
ganized strongly at Tacoma, efforts to
do so In Seattle will ,meet strong oppo
sition, since cne summer of 1907. when
stevedores' participated in a lonar and
bitter strike here, the Seattle union haa
oeen practically disrupted. . While the
men still maintain an organisation, it
haa remained quiet and shippers and
stevedores will not treat with it. hiring
an men through an organisation of the
employers. An open shop will be mala
tamed here, if employerds can hold
talned hero, if .employers can hold
organised and with a large floating; pop
ulation, it's not likely the men will seek
trouble uere.
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(Special to The Journal.)
Ellensburg, Wash., Sept 2.- William
Thomas, the negro station porter, who
shot his wife at the corner of Pacific
and Pine streets, Spokane, last evening,
was arresiea nere tnis arternoon by
the city police and fined 125 for car
rying concealed weapons. A revolver,
loaded, waa found on him and a de
scription wired the Spokane chief of
police, who gave orders .to hold him.
This evening Thomas confessed the
shooting to the sheriff. He said that
he quarreled with his wife three weeks
ago and struck her when she cursed
him. She left him and went to the
Burgess place, where Burgess and his
wife denied Thomas permission to see
her. Yesterday Thomas saw the woman
and begged her to return with him.
She refused and he drew his revolver.
"There were two loads in the gun."
said Thomas tonight, "and when she
refused to come home 1 . snapped the
empty" Chambers at " her. She Was
frightened and prpmlsed to return with
me and Burgess came out to the porch
with a gun in his hand. He told me
to drop my gun and my wife started to
run. When she was about 20 feet away
i rirea twice, Dut she did not fall and
I did not believe1" that I hit her. I
walked away. As) I crossed the tracks a
train was leaving, so I got out of
(By tb International News Service.) '
Pittsburg, Sept 2. At Sharon, Pa.,
last night George Rolfe, a young busi
ness man of the town. went, home nnd
found William Serf, a neighbor and
chum, in company with his wife. Pick
ing up a chair, Rolfe knocked Serf un
conscious and then Inflicted terrible in
juries, emulating the methods of "Jack"
Cudahy, the Kansas city man, In
wreaking revenge en bis wife's alleged
enticer. ' .
Both men have been close friends for
a number of years. Both are married
and have families. N
Cort Opens Bay City Playhouse.
(Unites Press Leased Wire.)
San Francisco, Sept 2. John Cort.
the New YOrk theatrical magnate.
opened his new playhouse here' tonight
wun an eiaDorate production . of "Baby
Mine." The structure Is the ninety-
seventh theatre operated by Cort and
represents an Investment of $1,000,000.
It has a seating capacity of 2000.
; it has wort
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VVVWs'. " . Brewinc comDanv. -Thouch on the market but a short time.' .n II , M
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EAST 139.
Judge Harvey M. Trimble of Illinois,
who is the new head of tho Grand
Army of the Republic. Judge Har
vey was unanimously elected Com-mander-tn-c7net
at , the national en
campment Just ended at Rochester,
N. T. : -
(Special to Tbe Journal.)
Seattle, Wash., Sept 2. Upon a wire
less' message received this afternoon,
the cruising launch Tazlina, owned by
Littleton & MoCully of Seattle, was
apprehended and taken Into custody
here by the sheriff of Jefferson count v.
and Its occupants, six young men from
the university of Washington, held on a
harge of stealing a rowboat from the
summer home of Robert Mo rail at New
Hall, Orcas island. Having no dingy
abeardrrwlshing te get ashore and see
ing one of Mo ran's boats anchored In
slough, upon a dare one of the party
swam to It and brought it out to the
launch. Upon leaving the Island, they
either forgot to return the boat or
thought It would noC be missed.
Mr. Moralt Is a millionaire and form
erly, was president of the Moran com
pany, shipbuilders.
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Do yoa know that millions of people never suffer from
corns ? . Jnat as soon as they feel one they attach a little
Blue-jay plaster. There's no pain after that, no inconvenience.
One simply forgets the corn.
In that plaster lies a bit of soft wax, the wonderful B&B
wax. That gently loosens the corn, snd in two days it comes
V Why pare a corn at
nurse and protect it r Millions of people remove them at
once. They never suffer at all. Why do you ?
A In the picture Ii the soft BAB was. It loosens the corn.
B protects the corn, stopping the pain at once.
C wraps around the toe. It is narrowed to be comfortable.
D is rubber adhesive to fatten the plaster on.
Blue-jay Corn
X9h Alas Blaa-lay Bsaloa riaatan. - All
AUa Blue-lay Baaioa Flatten. - AllDrauistshnaaaCaaraaUa Tluaa.
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Bauer tie Black, Chicago' ano! New York, Soakers of Surgical Dreaainga, ate
- It's interesting''' to mote, trie i growing ! popularity of t New.
Life, the delicious table beverage brewed by
Brewing company, 1 hough on the market but
favor in many Portland homes. .
ITS RICH, DELICIOUS FLAVORthe result " of skillfully 'blefid
ng .-specially selected Bohemian hops, Canadian barley and
pure. water. ' ' . ' H ' !
ITS CAREFUL BREWthe result 'of successful experiments and'
Author of ; "Chantecler,"( His
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t Uncle All : Bursting Forth In
Prlnt This Fall.; 'V ' '
(By the International HiIm
T i-( a,.( iml. . . ' A
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ut me nosianas is the literary, phe
nomenon 6t the week and nothing else is "
umiea aoout among men of letters. The
author of '"Chantecler. his wife. Roaa.
mond. his son Maurice, his father. Eu-
genie, and, his Uncle. Alexis Rostand, are
all involved in this burst of literary y
genius. . , '
To feegin with, Edtnond Rostand is
at his country place near the Pyrennes,
recovering from his motor accident and
putting the finishing touches on a new
play.; Then there la the unique speo
tacla of mother and son collaborating; k
for lime, Rostand and her son Maurice
have just completed! a , three-act play
which will be produced this, season at
the : Gymnaae. Mmav . Rostand has a
special interest for America for she was v
originally a Gerard and Is of the same "
family as the well known Pennsylvania '
Gerards and or the picturesque General '
Gerard who led a .solitary life on Lair
Frontenao m Minnesota,
Maurice Rostand, that extreme ax.
qulslte, is of great help to his mother,
who idolises him and all that he does. v
It was this precocious youth who an
gered the great actor Guitry during the v
rehearsals of Chantecler by sending X
gifts td the letter's light of love, whioh
ror a time looked as if It might prevent
production pf Rostand's play. This new
piece by Rostand's wife and son is sug
gested by. a new novel from the pen of
the Countess de Sefur. The play is
called "The Good Little - Devil." In
which a miserly old maid figures with
fairies to create an atmosphere of mys
tery. s-
Eugene Rostand, an officer ef the
Legion of Honor and father of the
playwright academician, is about to
publish a work on political economy. In
his youth Rostand pere published In
French the poetry of Catullus and there
are also several works on sociology and
economy to his credit
Finally Alexis Rostand, an uncle of
the great Rostand. Is publishing a work
teaching of music. So husband, wife,
son, father and uncle have become sim
ultaneously a real Constellation Rostand
In the literary sky.
100 Mile Trip After Indian.
' (Rneelal to The Journal.)
White Salmon, Wash.. Sept t.V. W.
Bunnell, of 'Goldendale passed through
town today headed for the Indian race
track, 65 miles northwest in search for
Jim Pave, who Is wanted as a witness
In condemnation proceedings brought by
the Northwestern Hi ec trio company
against the Emma Dave land at Lyle
for a right-of-way to enable the com
pany to carry material and supplies for,
its dam site above the land. By court
decisions the Northwestern has been
shut off from crossing the land aav
over a strip for Its pipeline, which is not
feasible for a freighting- road. If Bun
nell finds the Indian at the track and
takes him back to Goldendale he will
have graveled about 190 miles.
Journal Want Ads bring results.
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