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SALRM, OREGON, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 2, 1000.
TO KILL THE
Arthur Wright Carrying a Cam
era Causes Suspicion by
His Efforts to Get
IS HEAVILY ARMED
W1IKN ARRESTED 11V A Gl'Al'l) A
;ih-cai,iiu:u smith & wessox
revolver and a pocketful
of cahthiiioes were taken
away from 11i.m.
Portland, Oct. 2. Currying n re
volver of heavy cnliber nnd a ockot
f ul of cartridges, Arthur Wright of
Lowell Center, Mass., nttompted to
thrust his way toward President Tnft
todny while tho chief executivo was
pabslng In a nautomoblle, but wus
. disarmed and arrested before ho
could reach tho president.
Tho affair occurred nt the Sixth
and Morrison-street corner of tho
Portland hotel, which Is tho tempor
ary Taft hostelry.
Tho parade, In honor of the presi
dent, had reached tho corner when 11
ficcrot scrvico man, - accompanied
tho president saw Wright thrusting
rls wny through the crowd. Calling
to suvoral uollcomcn. tho prcsIdo.U's
fcTluartr BrgownTa' thV muh.
"A short struggle followed nnd
when Wright wob securely hand
cuffed a 38 caliber Smith & Wesson!
rovolvor was talcen from him, Wright
'foivlv!0IGIQIvl0B0 f vT9i0
t We are giving the values and
I convincing proof that the Chicago Store is right on the dot
x uriuus. vvu tire nuw uuniy uie
and see the difference.
SALEM'S LEADING CLOAK AND SUIT STORE offors tho great
est values in this lino of merchandise that was over offered in
Salem. Our motto is quick gales and small profits. We buy for
cash and eoII for cash, and that is the reason we can give you
Buch hlgh-olase morchandls) at such low prices. Thoso Suits on
salo are just like tin above cut; snappy garments with long ooatf
nnd plalnted skirts; tunteilals the newost and workmanship (he
LADIES' SUITS $10.50, $12.60, $14.50 nnd up
CHILDREN'S COATS $1,60, $2.60, $2.96 and up
MISSES' COATS $1.95, $2.60. $8.50 and up
LADIES' COATS $8.90, $4.90, $6.90,$ C.60 and up
also carried n scoro of :arlrldges In
his coat pocket nnd n camera In hid
hand. Pinned on his vest v.u u spe
cial policeman's star, bearing the
nnmo "Lowell Center, Mass."
At tho police station Wright una
charged with carrying a fonren'd
weapon and will bo held pend'ug an
Investigation of his chnrnctcr. Po
lice Captain Bailey, who took part In
tho arrest, said that tho suspicious
actions of Wright attracted the at
tention of tho president's body gunrd.
Not only was his manner of on
dcnvorlng to reach tho forefront of
tho crowd n causo of alarm, but tiie
cnptnln declared that Wright's ni.n-
nor or carrying the eanid-n fiit. at
tracted tho government agents at
tention. Wright refused to make anv utalr
ment to tho police regarding ins ac
tion except to sny that ho wanted
to get near tho president lu Mice u
Tho police, however, in vIjw of
tho circumstances, place littles cic
denco In this nssectloti and ueiice
that Wright was using tho camera as
an excuso to get ns closo to Presl
dent Tnft as possible
A TRIBUTE TOWORTH
OF MARTHA E. WHELAN
A friend, writing of tho death of
Martha B. Whalon, pnya. her tho fol
lowing simple but beautiful tribute:
Martha 13. Whalon was well and
most favorably known both In her
homo community and In Salem,
where sho passed sovoral years of her
llfo. Though stricken in the very
bloom of young womanhood, and
well knowing that the death angel
hnd marked her for his own, still sho
boro her affliction through many
long months of suffering with n meek
ncss nnd fortltudo that showed her to
bo nt pcaco with her God.
Wo loved her In llfo, wo mourn her
most untimely death. Wo know that
her Bplrit is with Its Maker.
Sho leaves her mother, Mrs. M.
Whelan, of Salem; two sisters, Mrs.
J. C. Savage, of Fnlrflold, Or., and
Mrs. P. McCarthy, of Fortlnnd;- seven
brothers, M. J A. A., and It. D.
Wholan, .of Salem; J. W. and E. F.
Wholan, of Montana; James of Wis
consin, nnd William, of Walla Walla,
1"9 1 9' twt 1 9 i w I f Si
Now Selling Rapidly!
the people know it. The crowds
greatest uusiiiuss in tnu watuiy ui uw aiuie. uui uur unuus
THESTORE THAT SAVES YOU MONEY
6ET IN THE
Portland Politicians at Swords
Points as to Who Shall be
Big Man in the Taft
MAYOR SIMON IS IT
ONLY MAX TO HIDE WITH THE
PRESIDENT T1IK PRESIDENT
WEARS HIS EXPANSIVE SMILE
AS HE PASSES Til HOUGH THE
(By Robert H. Hutu'd, Mnff coi re
spondent Unite I Pr,ia, with I'rctl-
Tortlnnd, Oct. 2. VMicn I'teddcnt
T- ft ronched Porti.i'ul at 7 11. in. ti -da
no found hlmscK right in tho mid"
dlo of another local fight. Senator
Jonnthan Bourne, his old golf playing
friend, Is tho storm center of this
battle and tho town Is protty evenly
divided between his supportors and
foes. Dourno hns monopolized tho
president, according to tho opposition
faction, and by persuading Mr. Taft
to follow a program mapped out by
hlmpolf has delivered a scries of slnps
at his own personal onomles and has
made himself the chief flguro in tho
presidential doings. On tho other
hnnd, supportors of Bourne declare
that the senator's enemies "bent
(Continued on pago C.)
that visit our store daily is
with the rigt goods at the right
OX THK FOLLOWING (JOODS:
$1.25 Moire Silk, now yd S9c
5c Bengaline Silk, yd 5(c
$1.30 Fancy Plaid Silks, yd 95c
75c WaJstlng Silks, yd I0o
C5c Wool Dress Good, yd 89c
76c Wool Drew Good, yd 49c
$1.25 New Gray Drew Goods, yd.S&c
75c Wool Serges. In all colors;
special price, yd , -19c
Ladles' Swell $-1.00 Trlmmod
Hats, now selling for $2.50
Better Trimmed Hats at low prices.
Wool Waists from 19c up
Ladles' $8.00 Wool Swoaters. . .$1.9u
Better Sweaters at Sale Prices.
1 coo yords Outing Flannol, yd... 4c
Wo are giving wonderful value In
Ladle.., Um-- and Children' Hocry
audi n(Icnvar. Jiuj- your I!l.tul;et Si
Comforts at (In Chicago Store.
yard 49c 1
' ARE TIRED
OF THE WAR
Object to Sacrifice of Lives and
Expenditure of Money in
Fight With the Wild
IS AN OFT TOLD TALE
ALL THK LATIN COUXTHIKS
HAVE RISKED CIVIL WAIt AT
DIFFERENT TIMES TO "EX
TEND THEIR IXFLUKXCK"
SPAIX IX A 1IAHI) BOAT.
t united mesa luiked wtnn.l
Paris, Oct. 2. With tho embark
ation of.nddltlonnl Spnnlsh troops for
Morocco todny popular Indignation
ngnlnst tho continuation of tho war In
Morocco Is only n repetition of what
has occurred in other Latin countries
on Blmilnr provocation.
Italy hnd tho snmo kind of troublo
13 years ago over Its African cam
paigns. Tremendous outbursts oc
curred In 180C when the torrlbla
reverses tho Italian arms had suf
forod in Abyssinia becamo known.
Thoy wero so grave that Premier
Crlspl'B cnblnot was forced to relin
quish Ha colonial ambitions altogeth
er. Frnnco had similar upheavals over
Its Algorlnn, TonuulneBo nnd Mndos
years of bloody nnd expensive fight
years of bloody nn dcxpcnslvo fight
ing, Regiments enmo homo literally
cut to pieces. In nearly every villngo
thoro was mourning for tho war's
victims. Tho French masses, llko tho
Italians, decided that colotflal ngrnn
dlzemont wns not worth tho price.
Bnrcolona is as usual the contor
of tho present dlBturbnnco because It
Is really the political bnromoter of
Spain. A number of political nglto-
I torn have boon thrown Into Jail for
commenting too freely on tho Moroo
Following tho establishment of cen
sorship on Moroccan news he took a
trip to the front, and published In
ii nil it ui it! niiiiuriniiK in" milliner
wiiii which ine governmoiu is "mis
conducting" the campaign.
i , .. ,
Now OrlentiSi Ln., Oct. 2. Four
men were killed nnd 26 Injured in u
J dynnmlto explosion which ihnttarod
a boarding lirxise near tho Panama
I canal, according to information re
ceived hero today from Colon,
i The building wan occupied by
i men omplnyed la the construction
work of the canal. It la believed
i Hint tho structure wag dynamited
with the view of killing tho lodgers,
and nn Investigation has boon or-
When the charge lot -go, tho forco
; f the exploding dynamite shook tho
I whole town, and broke every window
in ine vicinity. The structure u a
I total wreck.
rinlhtlaii Helena' Kervices
First Church of Cchrlat, SclentUt,
1 10 Chemeketa street. Service Sun
day at ii o'clock a. m. and 7:30 p.
in Subject of loeson sermen: "Un
guilty, Sunday school nt 12 o'clock
in. Tho Wednesday evening mooting
held nt 7:30 o'clock. Reading
1 rooni in tne church opon onoh nftor-
i oon except Sunday. A cordial Invi-
; t, it Ion Is extended to nil to attond the
i wvlcos and visit tho rending room.
, MOTHER AND
UN1TBD I-KBSH I.niMlD W1I1E.
Winnipeg, Man., Oct. 2. Over
taken by a prairie fire, from which
hey were attempting to escape, Mrs.
Frank Grover and tier two chlldrou,
Catherine, aged 4 years, and Dor
othy, atied 2 years, were burned to
d.ath on a farm near Lee. Alberta,
eterday. ticeoruing to dispatches
which reached th's city today.
fioiio to Bring Him
Mrx. L. K. Cicker and family, of
"'ambr'dge, la , who have been visit
, lug Iter parents, the A. DeLonge. of
.Salem Heights, and her slMer, Mrs.
i I It. Ryan, have left for home, Thoy
i -nJoyod the summer In Oregon very
much, taking In hop plckng. Mrs.
Cocker gained In fjevh, and lost her
rheumatism, and no one need be sur
prised to see Mr Corker brougut
back to Oregon, on a requisition Is
sued by his wife
A FINK PLAY TONIflHT.
Tonight 0110 of tho best plays
of tho seneon, one of tho best of
any senson, will bo In Snlom nt
tho Grand. It is "Tho Climax,"
a clean play llko "Paid in Full"
only much stronger, nnd ono that
is full of heart intorest. Up to
press hour hut a Btnnll number
of seats hnd boon sold, and Sn
lom pcoplo who nppreclnto n
good play should attend tonight.
It will bo a source of regret to
thoso who inlvi it.
TO THE PACIFIC
San Francisco, Oct, 2. Chnrlcs
R. Crnno of Chicago, who Is tho now
ly nppointcd United States minister
to China, is in this city today, en
routo for his post nt Poklu.
Crnno in discussing tho conditions
nnd tho rolntlon of tho celestinl em
pire with tho United States, said in
"President Taft vividly outlined
America's nttltudo toward China
when ho miulo his great speech at
Shanghai. Ho uld then that China
hns no territory desired by tho Uni
ted States: no prosperity which wo
would begrudge her, or political
power or Independence which wo
should resent. That Is my nttltudo
"ThlH century bolongs to tlu Pn -
clflc. Tho country is filling up, nnd
ns a result wo need ouljldo m fleets
for coast products. When in China
I will do my best to entry out t no
spirit of President Tnft'H Hhunatml
speech. What will bom'U tho Ohl
neso and ndd to their tirnipTlly is
tho best thing for ub nliu "
Ml. Angel rroapcrons
Mt. Angel is receiving a largo
number of addlttonul population.
Houses aro so scarco that tho latent
family to como hero ban moved into
a houso with nn old bncholor. This
town onco hnd two doctors, but the
socond ono hnd to lenvo bocnuso
thoro was no place for his family.
Dr. J. W. Webb Is tho rosldont phy
sician, and the pcoplo aro very hcal
thv With hops at 20 cents n pound,
and good crops bringing big prices,
tho hunk deposits nro jumping up nt
a great rate. Tho Mt. Angel bnnk is
in its now brick building, nnd Cash
lor Job has to handlo chnngo with
llghtnlng-chnngo rapidity. C. Hough-
ham is proBldent nnd J. W. Ebnor
vico-iirosuioni. Tiin intior mint n
lino brick tho past yoar, 40x120, Kb-1 enmo down to tho door of tho reitau
ner Bros, nro nt present orootlng n "t and motlonetl to mo, nnd Bye:
large double inorchnndlso storo, 40
x8R foot, and llonry Hlernlng Is oroct
nig a oemont iiuiiding, two stories,
30x00 for a storo, nnd hall above for
soiuo frntorunl order, Concrete wnlka
aro going down In plnco of woojon
walks In the principal stroots, nnd
many new house aro plnuod.
Now homes were Ixullt tho pnstj
jfiir uy .loiiepu nuruvo auu iouih
Koenlg (who l soon to take a hoiud
kooper), Mr. Bell, of Dlttor, Bell &
Co., hns remodeled ono of tho old
nhousoH nnd Is home from IiIb bridal
trip to the Seattle fair. Ho married
a Miss Gohlen, of Stnyton. A beau
tiful now altar Iuih been erected at
St. Boniface church, the handiwork
of Olor Bros., of Mt. Angel. It i
nil carved woodwork, and there Is
nothing liner In tho Northweet. They
nre great artists In this Hue. and the
altar Is considered worth $2000.
About $1000 was spoilt on the new
dilutee, adding three new bolls, that
cnu be henrd from llvo to ten mtlee.
Today Rev. Lavlcli celobrated his
Hth anniversary In this parish,
which Is one of tho most prosperous
lit Oregon. Tho land Is rloh and pro
ductive, 1 wiill farmed and there
nre substantial Improvement. Thme
nre some new poople coming in con
tinually, but good farming laud is
The funeral of the late Thoe.
Kckart will bo hold from tho
family resldnnco, C35 South
Capital struut, Sunday nftor
noon at 2 o'clock, Rov, Comor
olllclatlng. Tho Modern Wood
men will conduct ritualistic ser
vices at the grave. Interment la
Odd FcIIowh cemotery.
The Harrlman linen will sell round
trip tickets to Chloagu and roturn for
$74.15, going limit ten days from
dato of salo. Roturn limit November
30. stop over prlvllogos within tho
limit both ways through Portland.
$87.50 ono way through California.
W. McMurray, General Pnssongor
With His Family at His Side,
He Passes Away Peace
fully at 4:15 Friday
TOLD OF SHOOTING
MADK ANTE MOIITKM STATU.
MENT WHICH SHOWS TIIKIIE
WAS X() PROVOCATION FOR
Till? SHOOTINfi MKYEHH HAS
NOT BEEN 8KICX SIXCE.
Nothing hns been eeen or hoard at
Qcorgo Meyers slnco ho fled niter
the shot thnt-killed Thomna EcXhajrt
' Friday morning. Tho ofucora hare
mnbo n dllllgeiit search of tho dtr.
bolng impressed with tho Idea that
Moyora was hiding in tho city, but
found no traco of tho fugitive, who
now has tho chnrgo of murder agalait
Thoro was no hopo for Eckhart
from tho start, nnd, wbllo tho real
ized this, ho mot death with, extra
ordinary fortitude, passing away at
4:15 yostordny nfternoon. He h
told of his condition before ho rnde
his nnto-mortcm stntcmont to Attor
ney McNnry, but he smiled bravely
hack at his wifo, nnd loomed to- he
trying to mnko the blow less bltUr
to her. Following is his nntc-mor-tom.
"I, Thomns M. Eckhnrt, bolng co
bcIoub of my present condition. umS
roallrlng t'int thero Is no hopo of my
rccovory, do mnko. this flnnl deciata
"About 12:30 o'clock Arthur May
ors wont to IiIb room over Price's
shoo storo, Stnto street, Snlom, Ore
gon. I pnsscd him m ho went up tt
ins mom and then I went to the
Whlto Houso reHtaurniit. Arthar
'Como to my room; that
of n Ooorgo Is up to tho room sleep
ing. I want him out of thero. Did
gnve me ordors to put him out, and
keep him. nut.' I then wont to-the
room with Arthmr nnd found George
Meyers, who was sitting u a chair
stooping. I woke him up nnd rays
'Mnloy says IiIb father gave hlra or
ders to keep you out.' Coorgo ar
All right. I will pack my clothe.
He tnys. 'You Moloy , I'll
K';t you, r-ine.nber 'hat.'
"I tfiys. 'Cut it out; don't bo mak
ing threat.' 1 "t.iMod down stairs
with aim. He soys, 'Want aro iho
charges?' I says, "I don't know, bur,
have ordors to lock you up when I
found jjau.' I hnd hold of his left
arm. nnd wo walked nloui; to the
place of shooting, talking frlondly ok
the wny. We walked down High
Btroot to olty Jail, then tnirnod west
on Choiuokotn street, nnd stopped a
few foot from outside jnll door.
Then ho snyn 'Some ono is in there,
looking In the window. I my a Thi.ro
might he,' and ae I turnod from the
window and faced him ha say 'Tako
thnt. you , and thon shot me,
pulling n plsd-il out of a slicker coat.
standing nt the time beside me, while
I was holding his arm. I was shot
first In the abdomen, thon I wont
down. Ho made two or threo rteps,
turned around and shot me again,
this time In the leg, nnd then run
acnNM tho street north, and turned
down the nlloy. Meyers appcarel
snbor, though I smelt liquor on his
"Mndo the first dny of October
J'jOtf, at 2:2fi p. m., in the presence,
of Dr. W. II. Byrd, Dr. J. N. Smith,
Mlsa Qraco Kelxer, Mrs T. M. Eck
hnrt and C. L. McNnry nt Snlom Hos
pital, Marlon county, Oregon,
"THOMAS M. KOKHAUT,
"W. II. Byrd. J. N. Smith, a U.
Hvery Tiiember of Camp N. S246
Is requested to meet at our hall Bun
day at 1 o'clock, sharp, for the pur
pose of atetudlng the funeral or our
late nelKhlnr. T. M. Kckhart. Temm
will appear in uniform. Bring (low
ore. Byorder of II. M. Buell, con
sul Welch ltoud Biutttv.
Tho llrst tee. nln In number, ot
the VVelch rand wre put In 'place
this nioriilng. being laid on Furry
street near The Journal oldoe. It
doesn't look like a very big start for
n railroad, but there Is plenty or
room lar It to grow, ami two bloexv
of the street have been graded out
ready for the track.
And chornlato chips,
ham's Palaco of Sweete.