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ON." DAILY JOURNAL, , FC.ITLAND. FlUDAY EVENIKC, OCTOBER .17. 1311
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Spanos and SeymourSay Jora
'Fricas Killed George Dedes-
kalous' at Medford. "1
(Su.m Bureau of The Journal.) i
:. . Salem, : Or., ..Oct. 17.- Naming ' Tom
Fricas as the man who murdered George
. DedesrIous lis Med ford, and for which
, crime .they are sentenced to be hanged
, Octobei), th Mike Spanps, and Frank
Beymour Jest night gave Warden B. K.
Lawsou of tha atate penitentiary com
blete statements of their alleged know!
, 4 edge of tha crime. The statements ,wer
- rpade separately, but cloaely correspond
to each otner. , Tha statements were
- taken by Warden, liawaon at the request
of the condemned - men. ; According -to
i these ' statements Fricas provoked tho
. irouD!. between him .and Dedeskalous
" because Dedeskalous wouldn't loan him
. money to buy more whiskey. They as
l sert that In the ensuing tussle Fricas
4, stabbed Dedeskalous and . then beat In.
nia nead with a, rock or niece of Iron.
:-' 8 panes witnessed the crime,' they say.
wu ocjiuuur wh not present
Both statements assert that when tho
whiskey was gone, Fricas asked Ttedes
, kalous for money to buy more. When
y : uedenKalous said lie didn't have It,
Y FrfcM called Wm a Iter. ;v.'V :
, While they wore arguing over ; tho
i matter seymour went after tho whiskey,
becoming angered . Dedeskalous atruck
at Fricas. The two clinched and Fricas
drew a knife and stabbed- Dedeskalous.
They felt to tho ground with Fricas oa
i, , top.;? Fricas picked up a rock or ft piece
. . or iron ana beat : Dedeskalous over the
f bead, -.. .. r
, v ; Spanos says in his statement that
when be saw blood on the man's face he
'. ran for Seymour,; whom lie met coming
,, with Hie whiskey.' The two returned
; , and .found Frlras putting Dedeskalous
'out of sight Seymour says he felt the
man and found he was dead. Then the
three decided to ay nothing about the
- affair, agreeing that If one of them did
mention it the other two were to go
against him. ? '
; - Fricas is now under arrest at Med
:.: -v ford on another charge.
,'v: The Spanos and Seymour cases were
:'..( appealed to the supreme court, which
' affirmed the verdicts of the lower cpurt.
4t Is reported that petitions are now
being circulated In Medford asking the
, . governor to grant clemency to the con
. V demned men . , ,
SULZER OUSTED, , -;
- Y., EXECUTIVE
(Continued From Page One.)
the articles on which votes '.were still
to be taken, rapidly, perfunctorily and
almost unintelligibly. ? , ' '
Tho votes on the articles on which
Sulser' was, acquitted were unanimous.
.This cleared the way for tho final vote
on the question of removal. Justice
Cullen had previously ruled that thla
Issue must bo balloted ahead of 'tho
DEF03ED FROM " GOVERNORSHIP Of N
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V . ! 1 iWiilMM'W 11 ! 1 1 .Hl'l l 1 1 i n 11 ' iiimm'SSH V Si n nimt&j
r;riil!amSuUeT photographed, at his (Josb; in the executive: office In Albany, N? Y. V
question of disqualification from, future
office holding. ':t , .
SemoTal Is Ordered.
Except for- clerk UcCabe's voice' as
ho read name after name and for thoae
of tho member of the court as they re
sponded, the chamber was profoundly
silent while tho vote was being taken.
The result was a majority of S to U
in favor Of 'removal.: . -:""H t .v.; ''J
It was then decided not to deprive the
ousted executive of his citizenship, and
a, sine die adjournment was taken.
xne impeaenmeni court oegan young
on Article Five, which charged the gov.
ernor with dissuading Broker F. U Col
well from responding to the state as
sembly's . gubernational Investigating
committee, when today's session began.
On -this count ' Suler was. found not
Uifl xrot oommn ircny. .
The court found Sulaer innocent ,on
article 8, which charged that he com
mitted larceny in : speculating with
money contributed .to his campaign.
Tho impeachfnteht court acquitted Gov
ernor Sulsea on article 7, which charged
that ho threatened : to use his office
to affect the votes or political actions
of various public officials.-' .J
On iho eichth and last count In the
articles of Impeachment against him,
tho ' impeachment court today found
Governor Sulier not guilty. 'Tho article
charged, him with using .his official
authority and influence corruptly to af
feot tho prices of stocks In which he
was Interested. ''' "'-n
Immediately following the vote o th
last of the impeachment articles, the
Sulxer Impeachment court voted to re
move. tho latter from tho governorship.
The court voted down the proposition
to disqualify Sulser from holding office
. ifl : future. . - ''.' t ' -. ,.
Kjfsvrvote of 89 to J8 the Impeach--Riont
courts yesterday afternoon found
Sulser guilty of filing' false statement
of his gubernatorial campaign expenses.
: This was the. first of .the Wripeach
ment articles against hinv'C V" X' ,;
The court did jnot votef to disqualify
Sulser from holding office In future. It
was arranged by the Republican mem
bers of tho court, who thought it better
to leave him as a potential candidate,
confident : that he I will be an aspirant
for office at every election for a long
time to come, splitting the Democratic
party in New York elty and New York
state and thereby increasing Republican
chances of success. ; . 'v
- Ths governor- was found guilty on
article two, which charged that he com
mitted perjury in his statement of cam
paign receipts and expenditures, anu
not guilty on article three, charging
that ho bribed witnesses to withhold
testimony from tho legislative commit-
tee the first by a vote of to 18 and
the latter unanimously. --
He was found guilty by a vots of 43
to It on article four, charging that he
suppressed- evidence against him by
means of threat,
TEAMSTER FINED FOR
, BEATING BALKY HORSE
Thomas Connole, . teamster for tho
Clay S. Morse company, was fined 1 10
this morning in the municipal court
for beating a balky horse.-' He claimed
the animal has refused to pull for th,
last i 10 days.. Three witnesses testi
fied they saw Conno'o beat iho horse
wltha heavy board, first over tho head,
then across the back. They also , testi
fied" that another man forced coal and
mud Into the animal's mouth. Connote
explained this was - done to make tho
horse forget his balky streak. Tho ar
rest was made by Humane Officer C, R.
Wade. iA"':. -V'.';, V; 'i V 'v
The United States government's test
for color in bunting is six hours Im
mersion in salt ; water and six hours'
exposure to the sun. - ,
IS BELIEF OP OVI
Five ofV'iOfficers and Crew
:;:;St(lf on Board but Will -v
fl' . '-; IVj
-i' -J'''- (Halted prus teaaed Wire.! '( :
7 Eureka, Cal, Oct. 17. Hope of sav
ing the steam schooner - Merced, which
went aground on Point Gorda Wednes
day night, was practically abandoned
today, although Captain A. F. Ausplund,
Chief Engineer Johnson and three mem
bers of tho crew still are on the ves
seL Lifeboats are dangling on lines
from tho -wreok. so that the five men
may - take to them , after all ,. hope of
saving' the Merced -IS' gone.,''': i.;A-H
Reports received - here . this afternoon.!
indicate that the -vessel and its cargo
.will be a total loss.-, : The owners of the
Merced, Charles McCormlck Co
estimate their Joss at 1200,000-5j,iV
:;,'-. ..:; :r'-y.-iyi ' '" KwviA.''fr
t - When the .Merced struck, the wireless
station at San Francisco Was sending
out ' press . dispatches and . was 1 not
"tuned up" to hear tho distress calls
sent out tor the distressed vessel. Tho
wireless station at Astoria, however,
heard tho calls, and the operators real
ised at once that ' the i nearer station
was not: getting them. A message was
accordingly put on the Western Union
wiro to Portland, and the night oper
ators sent 4 hurry call by Morse to
the San .Francisco, station, bidding it
break the press dispatches and tune up
for the distress calls. : . ' j
This was done at once and the calls
were received and answered so that
relief could be put on tho way.
Captain's Wife Taken Off.
c. vmxkIim rtft 1TVra A T
Asplund, wife of . the captain of the
steam 1 schooner Merced, which s went
aground Wednesday night on the Men-
itnnlnn arrlVAll hBM OdST With
14 members of the crew of the Mer
ced aboard the Standard Oil steamship
Atlas, i The . woman was forced - from
tho slnklnar ship by Captain Asplund's
nM mil mi ih trln to San Fran
cisco begged to be permitted to return
to her husband's side. ;
Worn ' out by two sleepless- nignis
:ii-;',v ' BOK KAKXM SZBEOT TO TOW - .V-. 'v:
TODAY AND SATURDAY g
STETSON SHAPES In all the latest and standard blocks and colors
$3.00 and 94.00 values, Friday and Saturday $2.00.
; COME IN AND LET US PROVE IT " . ;
A HV Tlie Best $2 Hat on Earth
Vv JJ On account of our large quantities we ore
able to show you the largest selection of
VjJCzzl Soft and Stiff Hat in the city. , All the
4 latesf styles and colors at $2.00.
POPULAR BECAUSE SATISFACTORY
KAUFMAN HAT CO.
O 88 Third St TWO STORES 44 Third St
FACTORY187 FRONT STREET . ' PORTLAND, OREGON
and the shock of fr faster.-Mr. As
plund collapsed her arrWal here.
Bite was taksh nee to her i borne,
where hur. , tht .ijdren- hava. been
nearly; erased Vj Apprehension lnce
the recelptf a3,j fljist news of the
wreck and j51ertt of their parents,
Acob-jr 0efhf. Improved- J
The courtv fioom; being prepared ' for
Clrcuit.,Judge McGinn- In tho north
east corner at -.th fifth
courthouse is ; being clianged in looks
and aeottstle 'proper :-.
have filled the depr.'.!ons !&t
Ing which ar consiiaered th r
tho poor acoustlo properties. V
ered with white and brown tin,
which , , harmonise with the ti
scheme of tho room. Tho idea of I'um.
Ing as an aid to' acoustics was gain. t
when the meeting hall of the O. A. 1;.
and Spanish-American War eteran
was decorated. ,-'-
Vso common sense -buy Superior out
If ton.- Main 164; A-U4L (Adv.)
. - na-JU LS3
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A Pleased Boy
is the best boy the kind of a boy "dad" wants -around
the house. All the boys are pleased with
these fine Knicker suits with the extra trousers
they show good form and render good service. ,Tal- (
lored to fit every boy, 7 to J.7 ; ; k t 'l
$5, $6, $6.50
'V' V I,'
Boys' gaberdine rairicoats, raglan styles; 8 -totff
years ; proof against ' Uregon mist. '
$8.50 to $12.50
Rubberked Raincoats, $3.00
iThe Second floor Elevator
LEADING CLOTHIER ;
Moirfaolssfit 'nt-Sbttttli . . -
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We are in the
Low Rent dis
trict and . can afford
to sell suits at $5.00
to $10.00 Jess than
Take Advantage of
V of this sale tomorrow,
great bargains aire
; ; ready for the early
. - birds
Men's Pure Wool
"stcrxi7&s!st,i ii ii j i i i liw nrsiOiN r r , i jr -av
'1 i-- -' is -e Sacrifice aie Price :
:m smmmm: clothing smM
We need business this cood old store is crettinsr to be like a shin stranded hicrh and drv unon the sea shore, since Lipman, . Wolfe
& Co. have left1 Third Street and the retail stores have riven awav to. office buildintrs and banks, we find it takes strong effort to
retain our trade--With this ideain view of making this a strictly popular priced house we have made startling reductions on eyery
arucie in tne store-Deginning oamraay iviornmg we win sen suits as ioiiows:
$22.50 to $25
MEN'S TALOR-MADE SUlTS-SACRinCE
PURE, WOOL MEN'S SUITSSACRIFICE
PURE WOOL AND WORSTED MEN'S
SUITS SACRIFICE PRICE V,
HIGH-GRADE MEN'S SUITS, EXTRA FINE
- TAILORING SACRIFICE PRICE .
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' J. L. BOWMAN, the owner- of this store, is on the job to
see that every man has a square deal and that all goods are
as represented. - ,
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BROWNSVILLE WOOLEN MIEI
; ; :i , :. r. " THIRD AND STARK STREETS .