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ROGUE RIVER COURIER GRANTS PASS, OREGON, AUGUST 24, 190b.
SAY THAW WAS INSANH.
TENS LAND SAID TO BE CACGHT.
THIS IS THE
That you send
away for and pay
$11.75 cash. We
are closing them
We have watches
. from i $1.00 "up.
East of Depot.
. GRANTS PASS
TIT AT T DAD-CD crA
W.P.Sharman and E.F.LeMieux
SOUTH SIXTH STREET, NEAR J
Pull stock of Wall Paper all designs
quality and prices.
Paints, Varnishes, Oils, Brushes
"a1! vd rit-t "'lnrt'e.
Mall orders promptly filled.
Palace Barber Shop
BATES & WILLIAMS, Proprs. -
Shaving, Hair Cutting
Everything neat and clean and a
E. A. WADE
Dry Goods, Underwear,
west Palacel hotel
GRANTS PASS, OREGON.
We pay 4 on time deposits, cunent
rain on savings accounts, receive deposits
subjecl to check, and do a general bank
You can have the advantage of a
strong bank at your very door by using
Send us your deposits Acknowledg
ment will be sent you by return mail.
Savings accounts received from one
Open an account with ut and note
how rapidly it will grow.
y FRANK WATSON. Ma
R. L DURHAM. V. I
W. H FEAR. S7
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His Defense for Killing White Win
l.c Emotional Insanity.
New York. Aug. 23. A decision
was reached today by the attorneys
of Harrr K. Thaw that Thaw'a de
fense of the charge of killing Stan
ford White will be a plea of emotion
al Insanity. This win Include aa a
part of the defense the Declaration
that Thaw's insanity existed only
until , after White was killed, and
that Thaw is now sane again and has
been since the killing.
The decision to make this plea was
reached after the reports of two
alienists who i Tlsited Thaw In the
Tombs yesterday had been communi
cated to Clifford W. Hartrldge of
It was decided also today that Mrs.
Harry K. Thaw will be the chief
witness of the defense in its effort
to prove that Thaw was Insane when
he killed White.
It was over the question whether
the plea of insanity should be made
that Thaw and his former counsel
disagreed, resulting in the dismissal
of the lawyers. Thd plea insisted up
on by Thaw's former counsel includ
ed the admission that he Is now In
sane, and if accepted by the court
and jury would have caused his con
finement In an insane asylum. The
plea now decided upon makes no
MANCHURIA HELD FAST ON THE
ROCKS AND WILL BECOME
PREY TO FIRST STORM.
Honolulu, Aug. 23. It now seems
Inevitable that the Manchuria will re
main on the rocks which hold her in
s vise-like grip until the high seas or
the first breath ofstorm pound her
to pieces. The company has practi
cally abandoned ho;e of floating the
huge craft, though the vessel will be
stripped of- everything that can be
removed before she is given over to
the waves. The disaster merely ful
fills predictions that have been made
here for many years In the effort to
secure Government appropriations
for a lighthouse.
The Pacific Mall Company, through
Its attorney, has announced that It
will assume all responsibility for the
landing of the through passengers
at this point. The company is now
making every effort to get the bag
gage ashore and will allow each pas
senger while stranded here an ex
pense rate of $3.50 per day, and will
arrange for them the earliest trans
portation to the, Orient. All book
ings on the Korea leaving San Fran
cisco on September 4 have been
stopped in order to provide room for
the passengers of the Manchuria now
In this city.
The Rev. W. H. Day of Los Ange
les presided over a meeting of the
passengers today at which 100 were
present, and a committee was ap
pointed to settle who should gel
berths on the Hongkong Toyo Risen,
Oriental liner due here for the Ori
ent on August 30, and who are tn
await the Korea, and also to frame
resolutions of appreciation for tin
courtesies extended by the insular
It was decided that Governor Smith
of the Philippines -should , take tht
first steamer to sail for the Orient,
and that the others should be select
ed according to the urgency of their
Journeys. Complete harmony pre
vailed, and those present manifested
satisfaction at the treatment they
had received from the company.
The forecasts regarding the re
floating of the Manchuria are gloom
ier, and her officers have packed up
their belongings. The sea is runnini
high at the scene of the wreck.
Heirs Contend fur a Hundred Million.
Waukesha, Wis., Aug. 23. Ten
residents of this city claim to b
heirs to the estate of the late Michael
Roup, a brewer of Germany, who left
a fortune said to amount nearly tc
$100,000,000. Edward Roup of Buf
falo came here yesterday and af'.er
consulting y.ith him, the ten Wauke-
shaw heirs signed affidavits affirming
thfir kinship with the deceased brew
er. There are said to be thlrteeo
heirs in all. The German Ambassador
In Washington has communicated
with the heirs and says the estate la
Warship Ashore at Vaaoonver.
Bellingham. Wash., Aug. 2J.
While going into the harbor at Van
couver, B. C, last evening the Ameri
can man-or-war Princeton ran ashore
In the narrows.. , After, remaining
ground four hours she floated off un
hurt. The Princeton, will take the
body of the late Admiral Train from
the Empress liner to Seattle foi;
trans-shipment to New York.
Quartt blanks at the Courier office.
END SH G O
SHRIEKS OF VICTIM ATTRACT
PASSERSUY, WHO BEAT
FIEND TO EARTH.
. . I
Dep-.. iherlif Arrives in Nick ot
Time to Prevent a Possible
Lynching By Citizens.
San Joss, Aug. 23. Mr. James
Spence, an employe of the St. James
laundry, was attacked by a burly ne
gro on South Second street in broad
Struggling desperately to free her
self from the powerful clutches of tht
fiend, the young woman fell to ths
sidewalk exhausted. Passers by who
heard the victim's screams rushed to
Former Depu'.y District Attorney
A. H. Jarman struck the negro
tunning blow in the face with hit
fist and forced him to let go of the
frightened woman. The negre
turned upon the attorney and fought
Half a dozen Indignant citlaeni
who witnessed the Insult offered Mrs.
Spence ran to Jarman'i assistance
and by force of numbers beat the ne
gro almost Into insensibility.
; Deputy Sheriff Fred Sure arrived
on the scene In time to prevent a pos
sible lynching. To subdue the assail,
ant Deputy Sure was compelled to us
his prisoner roughly. The negro was
taken to the county jail, bleeding
from many wounds Inflicted on hit
head and face.
He gave his name as John F.
Rhoadea and said he was a window
cleaner, 40 years old, formerly re
siding at Stockton.
Unnerved by her experience, Mrs
Spence was assisted to her home bj
CHILEAN COASf LINE CHANGED.
Landslides and Promontories Have
Slid Into the Sea.
Valparaiso, Aug. 23. The recenl
seismic disturbances in this region
have thrown up several new islands
in Valparaiso bay. These islands an
of various dimensions, sSTne being
very extensive while others appeal
to be mere conelike rocks Juttlns,
above the waters. It is reported that
islands have appeared at different
points along the coast of Chile.
Instead of decreasing, the horroi
of the situation -grows with ever;
hour. Fires are still burning in ever)
section of the city, while thousands
of homeless men and women are al
most without food. Half crazed bj
the awful calamity, they are leaving
the city by thousands and are crowd
ing Into Santiago, where they arc
little better off.
One great cause of complaint Is the
rapacity of shopkeepers, who havt
taken advantage of the ,.wantt
of the helpless people. They begat
by extortionate prices for necessities
and the troops were obliged to step
in and threaten to shoot the first
man caught rulslng prices. .
STAIIDED AND THROWN IN BAY
Murder Mystery nt Crockett Solved
by Finding Itody of I. Indian.
Martinez, Aug. 23. The waters ol
Carqulnez Straits gave up the bod;
of'young Thomas Llnehan yesterday,
and with the finding of the corps
there has come to light evidence
which show that the youth came tc
his death at the hands of another
The disappearance of the boy, which
has puzzled the authorities of Solanc
and Contra Costa officials are now
confronted with a murder mysterj
which will take all their skill to un
ravel. A deep knife wound In the throal
of young Llnehan shows how he came
to his death. In bis pocket was
found $25.25 in silver. His clothes
bad not been rifled, showing that rob
bery was not the motive for the kill
ing. It is the opinion of the Sherlfl
that the stabbing occurred on board
the steamer Norman. '
New Line of Steamers from Portland
Portland, Ore., Aug. 23. Tb
Northwestern ' Steamship Companj
will, next" motftb,' begin operating I
line of steamers between this por
and San Francisco, rivaling the Har
rlmari line. Local merchants havt
assured the officials of the cbmpan)
that the new line will receive promp'
support here. It Is planned to begti
operating the steamers at the clow
of the Alaskan season, the vessels t
be used being the Victoria an
Governor IXaeea Gets Message That I
' Fugitive Banker Has Been Taken.
Chicago, Aug. 23. Chief of Polio
Collins said he bad received no In
formation about the capture of Stens-
land that he would not tell a He.
A private message received In Chi
cago from El Paso at midnight re
ported the arrest of Paul O. Stens
land at Agua Caliente, Mexico.
A Dishonest Postal Clerk.
' New York, Aug. M. Henry W.
Swandt, 24 years of age, a distrib
uting 'clerk .In the parcel department
at the General Postofflce, was arrest
ed last night on a charge of embez
zlement from the malls. A search
of Swandt's rooms, the police say,
resulted In the discovery of stolen
proporty estimated to be worth
$5,000, which included watches, Jew
"ADAM II" IS COMING
BELIEVE THEY ARE IN THE GAR
DEN OF EDEN AND GO WITH-'
Oklahoma City, Okla., Aug. 23.
With scarcely any clothing to cover
his nakedness James F. Sharp, a
leader of a cult having notions simi
lar to the "HolyRollers," and who
says he Is Adam II, led a band of fol
lowers numbering about fifty, all
scantily clad, through the streets of
Cl'.lshoma today on their way to the
Pncl.c Coast, the exact destination
beiKg unktiowm lie has decided to
establish there a "fig leaf Eden," it
he due3 not come ro grief before
the lor.g march Is ended.
Kore than a year ago Sharp or
ganized a similar expedition, and
torched through this city, practically
cc'.:"-', but was obl!g?d 'to ' give up
th3 notion on account of a nuLi'jr of
his followers being arre3tod and be-I.'-S
c! . ?!a"ed insane, bharp then dts
n - -.rd but returned a few weeis
i CO, ar.d established a camp enst ol
tj'.vn where ninny of his fu'lowurt
ro.;t T,-I;h ;ut clothing, under the be
lief they ware in the Garden of Eden.
They wore arre3ted and fined time
af;er tlr.se, but without c.ltoct on th-1:
belief, h'harp says it wai a case o:
'persecution and iieclu?d to go to th
:cait. In the ptiradn t.. 'ay wr
r.i::ny little children who marched
for eight miles without s.oppUijj,
r.d v.ce hardly r.Mo to v:al!t.
A New J'hin.
Pe!:lng, Aug. 23. The Dowries
Hmpresj of China pinns to summon
conference of high officials, including
several viceroys, to discuss the adop
tion of a constitution. The Chlnest
commissioners who recently visited
the United States and Europe and
who have returned from their tours,
recommend a general change to con
stitutional government, taking ten tc
fifteen years to educate the people
Phil Lentz, a teamster, was killed
last night at the intersection ol
Twentieth and San Pedro streets, Los
Angeles, by being run down by a Sas
Pedro street car.
Albert G. Lane, one of the most
widely known educators in the West,
died at his home In Chicago yester
day, following an "attack of nervous
prostration. He was 65 years of age
. An unknown mini Rliot and slight
ly wounded Count Fernior, a colonel
of the gendarmes, today Vt Warsaw,
Russia. A patrol of soldiers replied
with a volley, killing two passers
Congressman S. C. Smith of Bak
ersfleld wus renominated by the Re
publicans of the Eighth Congression
al Uistrlct.ln convention at Santt
Ana yesterday. He was nominated
on the first ballot and without appo
Dr. A. F. Morris of New York, one
of tho best known automobile enthu
siasts in the country, died yesterday
at bis home in Warren county. New
Jersey, from the effects of an injury
received la an automobile accident
The agralrian situation In Samara,
Russia, is grave. Disorders are prev
alent In numerous districts , aid
troops have been requlslonad to re
store order tn three localities where
firing is' going on. Many men have
been kllle '
It pays to advertise a naefnl article.
Nine times ont of 10 there'll be a
buyer before the Ink is dry. Try it.
has stood the test 25 years. Average Annual Sales
bottles. Does this record
Endoeed with every
Not to "tears" but
TO BETTER QUARTERS.
The "Rogue River Coffee Market is
no more, but the v
Smythe's Quality Shop
is a very worthy successor.
SMYTHE-G AMBLE CO.
4 1 a Front Street Phone 43 1
S ELL S
BOOKS AND DRiUGS.
f!K! GRANTS PASS ORE.
AND- SALE STABLES
OILMOEE at BOEEN, Proprietors.
H Street between Fifth and Sixth Puoisi 881 Grants Pass, Oregon
Grove's Tasteless Chill Tonic
or merit appeal to you 7
bottle is Ten cent, neckflg 01 Croveri
Miss China Lee
You soon will see
Is just as neat as she
The reason why
You soon will spy :
CHI-NAF.1EL is her
CHI-NAM I'.L is a liquid finish for
floors, interior woodwork and furniture
that is fur superior to any other made.
It Is used by the Chinese to give that
fine brilliant finish to their bimiW and
other wares, which withstand bending
and banging, without crucking or mar
ring the brilliant and glossy finish.
It comes in all the hardwood
finishes, such . as Oak, Walnut,
Cherry, Mahogany, Rosewood,
Satinwood, etc., and will withstand
hot and cold water and soap.
We will boil it in water for you
or pound it with a hammer, and
will guarantee that what we sell
you will stand the same test.
FOR SALE ONLY BY
. . . FEED
over One and a Half iCToo
No Cure, No Fay. aus.
Block uvr rms.