VOL. XIX. SALEM, OREGON, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 1, iOOD. NO. 375. WHERE IS GALLAGHER 8w That Is the Question That Is Worrying (?) the 'Frisco Graft Prosecutors. IS PRINCIPAL WITNESS IN CALHOUN TRIAL Ho Mysteriously Disappears From Snn Francisco Last Thursday mid n Strenuous Effort Is Being Made to Locate Him Believed That Ho Contemplates Sailing for Europe. San Francisco, Dec. 1. Under the direction of District Attorney Lang don, search is being mado today for "Big Jim" Gallagher, member of the boodling board of supervisors under the mayorality of Eugene Schmltz. Gallagher, who was thfe prosecution's star witness In the recent graft trial, is subponaed to appear as a witness In the Calhoun trial, which begins December C. He has not been seen in the city slnoa last Thursday. Immediately upon hearing of Gal lagher s disappearance, District At torney Langdon instructed the police to telegraph to all important Ameri can cities. The authorities in Seat tle, Portland, Denver, Chicago and New Yorltwero told to watch for the former supervisor. Detective William J. Burns, who was active in the last trial of Calhoun, is now in Washing ton. Burns was informed of .Galla- conr said disappearance, and ho will go York to guard against the departure to Europe, ding to Langdon, the tostl- Langdon is necessary at the Calhoun trial. Langdon " 't GallaKher. we can do nothings xl the money in the trans actlonsyMH make public in court, went tlk 7h Gallagher's hands. GallaghePTs our chief witness, and, unless he returns, the prosecution of the graft cases will bo seriously affected. "If wo jean find Gallagher wo will make every effort to show him that It is to his interest to return and livo up to thie agreement we made with him, in which he was granted very valuable things In exchange for his testimony. Wo will try to show him the circumstances of his flight would suggest that he had been persuaded to go, and that the whole thing has an unsavory odor to tho common peoople." Gallagher is said to have been granted an "immunity contract" -in return for his testimony in the trials of his boodling confreres of the su pervisorial board. Investigations by deputies from the district attorney's oeffle have convinced them that ho started for New York, intending to sail today for Europe on the liner Mauretlna. O : Togo Is a "Back Number." Toklo, Dec. 1. Admiral Helhach iro Togo, famous hero of tho Rus sian war, practically went Into re tirement when he was appointed councillor of the navy. In Decem ber, 1906, Admiral Togo was made chief of the naval staff and since that time has been active in directing the policies and methods of the de partment. A general shift went into effect today, resulting in many hcanges of assignment and posts. Many promotions were made. That Is, Indeed, Too Bad. Washington, Dec. 1. In spite of the importunities of those In charge of the aviation week, planned for Los Angeles next January, tho gov ernment has refused to send the $30,000 bi-plane purchased from tho Wright Brothers to participate in tho meet. BODY IS EXH UME ATISFY PUBLIC MIN Tillamook People Believed a Victim of the Ar'go Wreck Was Alive When Buried. PHYSICIANS J TESTS, HOWEVER, PROVE LIFE WAS ETXINCT Coroner Pronounces Mrs. Hold redge Dead But Blush on Cheek and Neck Leads Public to Beiieve that She Was Buried Alive Doctors' Tests Satisfy. united mess leased wntu. Tillamook, Ore., Dec. 1. Mrs. L. A. Holdredge of one of four victims of tho steamer Argo, which was wreck ed last Friday, was not burled alive. This fact was made certain today when a score of representative citi zens of Tillamook, led by Sheriff Pln- ,shaw and several physicians, visited tho cemetery at 2 o clock this morn ing and by the light of candles and lanters exhumed the body and made certain tests to satisfy themselves that tho woman was not alive when she was lowered into the grave yes terday. The funeral of the' woman was to have been held on Monday, but with a 70-mile-an-hour gale blowing the undertaker refused to allow the hearse to be driven to the cometery, and the funeral and burial services were postponed until Tuesday. Yesterday the funeral services were held in the Methodist church here and friends of the dead woman were allowed to view the body be fore it wjas removed to the cemetery, Thero were many comments on the natural appearauce of tho woman. It was said that the face was flushed ON LADIES' SUITS AND COATS Do your trading at Salem's most progressive store that grows with leaps and bounds be cause we do the business, We can afford to give low mices because we are as busy-as bees all the time and can live on smaller profits than the fellow who only makes a few 2 sales every day, . Salem's Busy Store Is turning out stacks of Ladies', Misses and Children's Cloaks and Suits every day. Nearly as quick as express they are sold. Wo remodel charge, every Cloak and Suit that leaves our store. Nino fitters all tho time busy, so you see wo are selling the Suits and Coats of Salem. S,v-erity-flve cents or a dollar profit is all we want on each garment. We are selling enough to mako thu small profit pay. Don't be wasting your time running around Salem, but come to tho Chioago Store if you want up-to-date swell Suits at L bargain prices. 1 - $15 Suits, like cut, now $7.50 $18 Suits, like cut, now $9.00 l rs n r- ..! m. i iMn r-r j aims, iixe cut, now $ ii.ou I Prices on our higher class Suits cut away down. Our buyer in New York has mado a spoclal deal with a suit manufac turer. He is supplying us with xlio coats and suits and we are selling them. The very latest garments now soiling at half prlco and less. these new models arrive by and fit perfectly, freo of ? VK ARK GIVING WOXDHUl-'trri VALUES IN DRESS GOODS AND SILK Wo show tho greatest stock of Dress Goods Silks In this part of the world, both In forolgn and domaslio,. T AH olassos of weaves and designs in street aim evening snnaes. Price yard yard 25c, 35c, 39c, 49c, 65c, 75c and up 8000 yards of Outing Flannel now on aalo from ie a yrJ CHICAGO STORE SAI.EM, OREGONjP TheStore That Saves You Money ID 00 pa. ! of Blanket now on jjj salo from 45c per pair and up. and that tho ears and throat woro highly colored. The coroner, who lives at Bay City, however, had pro nounced tho woman dead, and tho body was lowered Into tho grave. Last night tho peoplo of Tillamook congregated in tho streets and many expressed thja belief that the woman had been burled alive. Excitement ran so high that tho coroner at Bay City was called up and it was ox plained to him that many residents of the town belloved that Mrs. Hold redge had been buried alive. Al though confident that llfo was ex tinct, the coroner stated that ho had no objection to tho body being ex hiimed and readily gave his consent. Then several citizens called upon Mr. Holdredge, husban dof tho woman, and ator much persuasion also so- cured his consent. At 2 o'clock this morning tho party arrived at tho cometery 'and opened the crave Again the natural appearance of the wpman was commented upon. Tho physicians present lost no time in resorting to several tests. Tho first was the carbolic acid test. An hy. podermlc injection of morphine was made in tho woman's arm. It did not discolor tho flesh. Tho first test had showed that life was ex tinct. Then an incision was mado in tho woman's breast. If clrcula tion had stopped tho woman was In deed dead. Not a speck of blood is sued from the incision and the body was once more lowered into the grave. IS NOT THE REAL MISS TYNAN DNITKD TRESS UBASED WIRE. Los Angoles, Cal., Dec. 1. The young girl arrested in San Francisco yesterday, charged with attempting to defraud James O'Kolly, tho "tow boat king" of Coos Bay, out of mon ey by posing a3 his long-lost daugh ter, is not Stiolla Tynan, of Los An geles, who Is at present living in this city at tho homo of her fathor, J. H. Tynan, 487 Solano street. Miss Ty nan, when asked about tho affair, saia toaay: I know tho girl whom you de scribe I know her ns Mrs. Alexand er. If I am not mistaken previous to her marriago sho was Delia Mar tol, and hor parents aro now living in iios Angeles, either on Date or Mozart street." When tho girl was first arrested In San Francisco, sho said that sho had lived at 231 East Lako avonuo, but that hor father had slnco moved away, and sho did not know whero thoy now reside. The only Martell living on East Lako avonuo la Mrs. Delia Martell, a widow, 48"0 South East Lake avenuo. Miss Tynan seemed greatly grieved to hear of tho plight of tho girl she know as Dolia Martell, and stated that her familiarity with friends of tho family, ono of whom tho girl named at tho tlmo of hor arrest, Mrs. Mamlo Rulo, of BIsbee, Ariz., does away with any doubt as to her real name. Miss Tynan has novor boon In San Francisco. JOHN SLOUGH DIES AT SALEM HOSPITAL Agen Fruitland Farmer Finally Succumbs to Attack of Heart Disease. John Slough, tho old man who was found lying unconscious on a bridge near Fruitland early yesterday morn ing, died at tho Baiom Hospital at 2 o'clock this morning from tho Injur ies received about tho head and body by falling, and exhaustion resulting from tho exposure to tho cold night through which ho laid. Slough did not regain conscious ness, and passed away peacefully, with apparently no pain. When ho was removed to tho hospital au ex amination of his Injuries was made. and It was found that tho right cheek bono bad been shattered and the right eyo destroyed. When found on tho bridge Slough was lying upon a round piece of wood, presumably a towel roll, with small knobs on each end. Ono of tho knobs ovldent. ly hit him In tho oyo as ho fell, and the sharp corner cut doop Into tho cheek. Tho dead man was removod from tho Salem hospital to tho Rlgdon un dertaking parlors and prepared for burial. His brother, Henry Slough, with whom John Slough resldod, and the deceased's nephews, Georgo Pal mer and Henry Palmer, will tako charge of tho remains, which will be laid to rest In this city in tho City View cemetery. Tho funoral will take place from Rlgdon & Lehman's undertaking parlors tomorrow at 1 p. m. Thoro has bbon nothing further learned either by tho ofllcers or tho residents Jn tho vicinity whore Slough was found concerning tha particulars leading to tho mysterious manmor In which tho man was found lying, or tho cause of It, although ov idenco points toward heart troublo. John Slough was 70 years of ago and a .long respected fanner In tho Fruitland district. Ho and his broth er, Henry, aro property owners of property aggregating tho sum of $11,240, which la looutod a short distance south of Fruitland. o - King Edward in New Hole. f UNITJM) I'BEBS UUBED WIKJJ.) London, Dec. 1. King Edward to day consented to act as arbitrator of the differences which have arisen over the Alsop claim between Chill and the United States. o Try a Journal Classified Want Ad. MOUNTAIN WATER ON Mayor and Committee of City Council Have Agreed on a Line of Procedure. ABSOLUTE NECESSITY FOR IMMEDIATE ACTION Tho Capital Water Commission of Fifteen Business Men, and State, City and County Officials to Bo Called Together for Flnnl Report on Plans of Engineers. YOUTHFUL SWINDLER ESCAPES PROSECUTION UNITED PRESS LEASED WMB. . Los Angeles, Doc. l. Fred Bro kaw, tho youth who secured various sums of money from local business men by posing ns the son of a wealthy Tacoma gralndealer, will bo released from jail tomorrow and re quested to leave town, according to Chief of Police DIshman. Tho young man said ho was 15 years old when arrested hero Monday. A tologram received by tho local department from Tacoma stated that, tho lad Is 18 years of age. Tho la'd is to be released as no law can bo found un der which ho can bo prosecutod. HAMMOND DENIES THE MERGER STOR1 UNITED MU388 IJIASBD WWB. Now York, Doc. 1. John Hays Hammond today denied tho report that Attornoy McCutchcon, ropros'ont Ing tho Spring Valley Water Com pany, of San Francisco, had boon hero to discuss with him a consollda Hon of tho water compnny and tho Hammond Power Company. "I do not know what McCutcheon's business in tho city Ib," said Ham mond, "but I do know that wio did not discuss nny consolidation of his plant with mine. If ho had any sug gestion to mako about tho consoll datlon of tho companies, ho certain ly did not broach tho subject to mo." Mayor Rodgers has decided that nil obstacles to bringing In a supply of mountain water shall bo over come. Ho had n conference with tho Mountain Water Commlttoo of tho city council, and after going over tho wholo situation, It was deemed possible and ndvlsablo for tho city to undortako tho struggle for tho saico of tho Btato institutions and tho growing metropolis of tho Willamette valloy to have public ownership of mountain water. Tho mayor and tho commlttoo aro agreed that thoro shall bo early, prompt and decisive action to Im prove tho water supply of tho city. A larger meeting is to bo htdd with tho Mountain Water Commission, composed of 15 statu and county and school officials nnd business men. The reports of tho onglnoors nnd appraisers will bo laid boforo thorn and fully explained. A crisis has been reached, when State Engin eer Lewis is down with typhoid fev er, and tho time for quibbling and technical objections must bo consid ered n thing of tho past. "Tho first stop Is to amend tho charter at thto coming city election," , said ono of tho commlttoo today. i"Tho noxt Is to put it up to tho peo plo, whothor thoy want publlo own ership or not. Wo bellow tho peo- plo aro ready for It. Tho growth of tho city la enormous, and It has out grown tho present water Bystom. We have hold up tho presont water com pany for a year. No Improvements or extensions could bo mado by thom until this Is determined. Wo hnvo got to go after a hotter watfrr supply (Continued on Pago 8) I I I I 1 1 1 til MHH 8 M I 1 1 1 111 8 8 8 III 8 I'M I'M JL Special Rate To THE OREGON THRESHERS jj ASSOCIATION The Dalles, Oregon, December 2liand 3, 1909 One and One-third Fare on the Certificate Plan Will bo mado from all points on tho Southern Pacific (llncu In Ore gon, to Tho Dalles and return Tickots on snlo November 29, 30, Decombor 1, 2 and 3 Flnul rotum limit Docombor C IMPORTANT ADDRESSES will bo mado by representatives of tho TJ. S. Department of Agricul ture, Dopartmout of Good Roads, Prof. Philip S. Roso, Madison, Wis.; D. B. Clark, editor American Threshorman; Hon. Lionel R, Webster, Portland, Orogon, and others, on subjects of Importance $200.00 IN GOLD will ho given as prizes for tho best wheat raised In Oregon. SILVER CUP for outfit throshlng $100.00 prlzo bushel of grain. for furthor Information call on any S. P. agent or wrlto to Wra. McMurray, General Passenger Agout, PORTLAND - OREGON j WH1IH 818 1 8 8 8 1 1 HIHfrMHHI 1 1 H H-H I 1 IHIH1I1 SEE THE EXTRA PRIZES IN THE BIG JOURNAL CONTEST On Display at BUREN HAMILTON'S STORE and up.