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RESWELL SPECIAL EDITION OF THE DAILY CAPIATL JOURNAL "MAKERS OF OREGON" SERIES, WITH REVIEW. OF INDUSTRIES AND RECORD OF DEVELOPMENT ON PAGE THREE.
SALEM, OREGON, THURSDAY, MARCH 17, 1010.
FOR 6REAT PASSION PLAY
HOOKS SIXTY FOOT
The Wonderful Play Was Last
Presented in 1900 and At
tracted Visitors From All
Parts of the World.
IT REQUIRES 1000 ACTORS
It Opens With Two Grand Tableaux
and. 3s Followed by Eighteen
Scenes In the Life of Clirist, Be
ginning With Jils Entry Into Je
rusalem and Ending With the As
cension. .Munich, March 17. After three
years' preparation, the first dress re
hearsal of the Passion Play, last pro
duced in 1900, took place at Oberatn
,mergau toaay. Performances will
continue at intervals until the end ot
The play, as usual, begins with two
tableaux, the first representing the
expulsion of Adam and Eve from
Eden, and the second the adoration
of the cross. Then follow 18 scenes,
beginning with Christ's entry into Je
rusalem, and concluding with the as
cension. In this year's rendition Anton Lang,
the village potter, takes the part of
Christ, as In 1900. Johann Zwink,
who was Judas ten years ago, also ap
pears again in the same role. The
part of John 1 staken by a plumber;
Simon by a cooper; Thaddeus fby a
road cleaner; Andrew by a shoemak
er; Annas, the high priest, by the
parish bfcadle, and the Virgin Mary
by Ottllle Zwink, daughter of the
' actor who plays Judas. In all about
1000 persons take part, In various
capacities, in ve play.
The costumes were all made in the
villagel and no make-up Is permitted
among any of the performers. 'Neitb.
ej Is .professional help allowed in the
presentation of the play. The pre
liminary work for It was carried out
by a local committee under the presi
dency of the burgomaster, with the
clergymen of the village as honorary
members.- As Is always the case, one
third of the net profits will be used
for public purposes.
Is the Chicago Store, because we do the greatest volume of busi
ness. Why do we do the greatest volume of business? Because we
have the new, seasonable goods the people want, all the time, at the
Why Is It that the Chicago
Store does such a great Dress
Goods business? Because we
only show the latent and new
est goods at prices that are in
everybody's reach 20,000 yards
of this season's newest Dress
Goods to choose from, of the
latest and newest fabrics; yard
25c. 35c, 49c. 75c and up.
t The Stqre that Saves Y6u Money
JOE BRESSLER'S BIG
HORSES MAKE LIVELY RUN
A farm team of largo horses be
longing to Joe Bressler, south of
this city, became frightened while
standing In front of the Perry drug
store last ninJtTibout 7 o'clock, and
while Mr. Btg. lir was in the store
maklntc some chases, and ' ran
down Commer w--kstreet, south, at a
. -Itander attempted
fto'..' irt Intersection of
Ferry and Con:?,' -vclaf streets, but
the horses belna . runaway mood,
refused to slow
nd went tearing
madly on until C
tersectlon of TV
clal, where they .
larse maDle tree.-
same to the in
up against a
the mix up
that followed, both animals got, freo
from the rig and continued on their
way, and running over the sidewalk
of the South Commercial street
bridge, turned In at the feed barn
where Mr. Bressler found them.
Neither the rig nor horses were
damaged to any extent, although
spectators expected to find the beasts
both dead after they struck the tree.
UNITED rilZSB LEASED WIIUS.
Seattle, Wash., March 17. Alleg
ing that Charles K. Hamilton, by rea
son of too frequent libations and
spending Friday night in lively com
pany, rendered himself unfitted for
flying last Saturday at the aviation
meet here, Al. Crofton, until two days
ago, his manager, has filed suit In the
superior court , against Hamilton in
the sum of $3250.
Arrobted in Stayton.
Chas. W. Dunagan, wanted in Eu
gene to -answer some unknown
charge, was arrested at. Stayton yes
terday by Deputy Marshal Davey at
the request of Deputy Sheriff Esch.
who was informed that Dunagan had
com,e this way from Eugene. Depu
ty Davey brought his man to Salem
last night and officers from Eugene
will come down today to take charge
Wonderful Values in
New Tailored Suits,
One-piece Suits and
The. rapid buying in thoso depart
ments liy close intelligent buyers will
show you In n minute Cjio store that
ie entitled to -your patronage. We
f.re selling the g-ods, mid lots of
them, riiid that is the proof that the
styles and prices are right.
Stylish Silks for
Suits and Waists
Wo are selling more silks right
here In Salem than In big citj
.stores. Send to Portland for
samples, then comu here and we
will beat tho price you can
get. Uembmbor wo uro export,
in tho silk busluoss, and we
stand back of every piece of silk
we soil for wear and guaran
teed low prlfos. 10,000 yards
to select from, and any price
you wish, from 2.k- up.
IRISH CONSTABLES TRAVELING
.IN DISGUISE ARE SET UPON
AND BEATEN TO A FRAZZLE
Cork, Ireland, March 17. The re
cent defeat of a small army of con
stables following attendant lawless
ness in the hill regions of West Cork
nay yet cause tho government to send
troops into tho region.
The government ts reluctant to
dignify the disorders by sending a
disciplined force against the ma
rauders. Complaints by English cap
italists, intent on developing the
copper mines said to exist in that re
gion, have been coming in dally, and
government representatives' may be
forced to act.
The difficult; began several weeks
ago with the reopening of the Schull
& Sklbbereen railroad. This road is
a narrow gauge, and has been a dere
lict until recently, when English pro
moters undertook to develop the cop
The advent of throngs of English
workmen Into tho locality offended
the inhabitants. Patrick Finn, one
of the prominent residents, gathered
tii kindred spirits about him, and at
tempted to drive the invaders out.
Finn took possession of remote
stations and began to hold up trains
Local inhabitants v(ho patronize the
line are not disturbed, but passeng
ers from a distance, In many cases,
The local authorities tried to stop
.the warfare, but were so greatly out-
numoerea tnat tney were terrmeu in
to" acquiescence. A posse of royal
Irish constabulary, disguised as pas
sengers, were set upon and beaten
away after a lively encounter.
The school board met last night
at the real estate offices of H. A
Johnson and besides transacting a
general line of routine business
awarded the contract for tho con
struction of the new school house In
Englewood addition, to Geo. C.
Mourer & Cbmpany, of Portland, for
a consideration of $23,800.
The building will be similar to the
Garfield building which was erected
last year, and the construction work
will be commenced as soon as possi
ble. The exterior, will be of pressed
brick, the interior finish will be ele
gant and it will be equipped with
all the modern school conveniences.
It will be two stories in height and
will contain eight rooms.
Tho other contractors submitting
bids for the construction of thi
building and their bids were as fol
lows: Welch brothers, $20,140
Hedrlck & Southwick, $2C.9S7.
Don son Clarian, $24,773; H. N.
Elley. $25,220; W. D. Pugh, $24,
887 and Capital Builders, $24,492.
The board also decided to advev
also for bids for a heating plant for
the new building, and also a plant
for the school house in East Salem
These bids will be opened by the
board April 2.
St. Patrick's Day was rememberod
by nearly every Salemlto, and green
ribbons, neckties, and little bunohefc
of Shamrock were much In evidence.
'St. Patrick Is the best belqved of all
the sulnts among English speaking
people, and Justly so for ho was
Irish, and therefore tho very best
Besides the universal recognition of
mo uay saiom uainoncs win nonor
the day, beginning with an 8 o'clock
mass at St. Joseph's church and clos
ing with a splendid program at St.
Joseph's hall In the evening, follow
ed by a basket social. Tho follow
ing program will be presented:
Violin Sextette M. Scboettle, L.
Echerlen, L. Bloom, B. Sautor, M.
Campbell, Alice Mulkey,
Vocal solo Mrs. Will Skiff.
Addrow! Hon. P. H. D'Arcy.
Instrumental (violin and piano)
M. Shoettlo, II. Barr.
Sons. Clare .and John G. Barr.
Recitation Mrs. Seymour Skiff.
Instrumental solo E. Huckesteln.
Comic sketches C V. Galloway.
Recitation Raymond Barr.
Vocal solo Olive Magee.
Iriih burlesque A. Brown, Helen
March L. Bloom, L. Jaskoakl.
J. W. Lyons IHwl from Injuries.
J. W. Lyon, who wan injured by
being run over by a run.away team
In Santa Oruz, Calif., last Saturday.
wr recovered oonaclouanaes, and
died -iS hours after the accident,
the fuoerul wu held from the Pre
'!: 'an !ur h Mr Lou' ad-tr.-
io : s Ctougd Street. Santa
Seroius Clash Takes Place Be
tween Greek Peasants and
Grecian Troops Due to Series
of Land Riots.
WANT-TO DIVIDE PROPERTY
Mohammedan Turks .Own the Land
and Christian Peasants Demand
Vast Properties Be Divided
Among Themselves Wnr Between
tho Countries Is Imminent, and
Civil Wnr n Possibility.
Constantinople,. March 17. -A se
rious clash between Greek peasants
and Grecian troops', In which many
of the peasants were killed ana
wounded, occurred at Knrditn, ac
cording to censored messages mes
sages received from Athens today.
Tho fight was the result of the land
riots, which aro now sweeping the
The peasants, who are Christians,
have demanded that the government
force tho big land owners, mostly
Turkish Mohammedans, to divide
their vast property holdings among
Tho details of tho fighting have
not been ascertained, as tho dis
patches are being' censored. It is
known, however, that reinforcements
have been rushed to Kardlta to the
aid of the troops already there, as It
is feared that the peasants will crush
out the soldiery.
Civil war is considered a near pos
sibility, as a result of tho fighting.
li3rfcover the relations between
Turkey and Greece, previously
strained, have now reached a tension
almost to tho breaking point.
Reports of more fighting on tho
frontier between tho frontier guards
of the two countries have been re
ceived, but tho dispatches havo been
penciled by government censors, and
no details were niado public.
Kieff. March 17. Taking advan
tage of the ignorance and supersti
tion of tho masses, swindlers in
many parts of tho oinpiro aro reap-
ing large sums In sollcit'ng subscrln
tlons for special prayers for tho de
livery of the world from Halloy's
In Kleff and Its vicinity the scare
Is general and corresponding with
the work of solicitors. Widely scat
tered leaflets describe tho comet as
"a sign of God's scourge and the
harbinger of universal war and fam
Ine if not of the end of tho world."
The money subscribed, of coivse,
never gets to tho churches and mon
asterles for which tho donors intond
it and, Inasmuch as thoro sooms no
disposition on the authorities' part
to check tho wholesale frauds, tho
suspicion Is growing In 'some quar
ters that tho pollco aro getting their
share of the plundor.
UNITED mrSS LKAMEn WIVE.l
Wat8.eka, 111., March 17. Owing to
tho general discussion of tho Saylor
murder case throughout tho country,
the state's officers aro experiencing
difficulty today in securing n Jury to
try Mrs. J. B. Sayler, her father,
John Orunden, and Dr. William Mil
ler, charged with having murdered
tho woman's husband.
The difficulty of getting men to
serve on the Jury is Increased by tho
fact that one of the defondants is a
womati. Many veniremen who havo
been examined have announcod em
phatically that they ngver would volt
a death penalty for a woman.
It will bo peverul days, probably.
bofore the Jury Is completed.
Charlt'H Goode In Dead.
After an Illness extending over
Kovtiral months, Charles Goode, son
of J. F. Goodo, of this city, passed
awy Wednwdny caning, March
1G. from an Injury dono to his heart
while lifting a stove some time ago.
Charley Goode was 43 years of
age, and was born in Fafrchtld, Iu.
lie leaves a wife and four children
to mourn his death. Tho funoral
will tttko pluco tomorrow afternoon
at S b'olook front the Clough Under
taking parlors, Reverend comer
conducting the uervia&fl.
The runilly has many friends in
thin city who exprexti their ulncer
Hvnipathy for them in th a their time
of cumulative sorrows.
WOMAN OLD AND INFIRM TRIES
TO THROW HEHSKliF IN imONX
OF 1118 AUTO HE ATTENDS
ST. PATRICK'S PAY BANQUET
'UNITED PBKSS UUSID WIBX.l
Chlcnco. March 17. An aged and
Infirm woman tried to dash herself
under the wheels of President Tnft's
auto hero today. She was rescued
by a daring policeman, who snatched
her from the path of tho moving ma
chlno and bore her to safety. Only
the fact that the machine was moving
rather slowly, prevented a tragedy
that would have mafred tho celebra
tion of St. Patrick's day, which Tuft
came here from Washington to at
tend. The woman, whose name has not
been made public, made two nttompts
to kill herself.' She broke through
the police lines shortly before tho
president's machine had halted. At
that time she was seized by sevoral
men and carried back to tho crowd.
Later, on Michigan avenue, she mado
her way through the lines, avoided
tho police, and threw herself prono
before th eoncomlng car in which tho
president was seated.
The sight of the woman in tho
path of the auto caused groat cxclto
ment in the throngs that lined the
avenue. For a time panic appeared
imminent, but danger to the presi
dent was averted by quick action cn
tho part of the pollco and secret sor
The Juetdent was only one phase of
a strenuous day for tho president.
He alighted from hlsprivato car at
8 o'clock thiSmornIng. Ho was wel
comed by tho Irish Fellowship Club
and the Seventh reglmont, Illinois
National Guard, composed of Ire
Taft was escorted to the LaSallo
hotel, where he breakfasted. After
breakfast ho attended a reception nt
tho Newspaper club, botween 10 and
1 1 o'clock, thence ho proceeded to tho
Traffic club, and lunched with tho
Irish Fellowship club.
The program this afternoon in
cluded a conservation mass meeting
which had been called to endorse his
nollcles at various clubs.
In the evening ho will attend tho
St. Patricks's day banquet.
TACOMA ATTORNEY'S WIPE,
MOVED BY JEALOUSY, GOES
TO HER HUSBAND'S OFFICE
AND DOES A HAIR-FULLING
UNITED TRUSS LEASED WIUB.1
Tacoma, Wash., March 17. At
torney Charles E. Georgo's matri
montal complications took a now
turn when Mrs. Ida L. Austrian
George came over from Soattlo and
whipped Miss Ora L. Christie.
Georgo's stenographer, giving her -a
sovere hair-pulling and somo sting
ing punches. Jealousy s tho alleged
cause. A warrant was Bworn out
for Mrs. George's arrest, but she
had returned to Seattle.
The police today say she will ' bo
notified to appear la court.
Miss Christie says that Mrs. Auo
train-George, accompanied by her
slstor, Miss Bonnott of Soattlo,
wnlkod Into tho office whoro she la
employed shdrtly before noon yos
torday and without a word, struck
the young woman u blow In tho face
She then rained several blows on tho
stenographer's head und chost, nnd
only detested when her sister pulled
hor Into tho corridor.
R TEDDY .
London, March 17. Tho praises
of Theodore Roosovelt aro being
Bung today on every side. Tho accla
mations of tho press and tho people
Abovo tho general laudation is
heard tho expression of a belief that
Roosevelt's brief visit has dono moro
good for England than armies and
officials could havo done in years.
Tho diplomats und politicians
scanned carefully Uoosevelt's utter
ances at Khartoum, with referonce to
British rule in Africa. Thoy (pressed
plojBuro at tho remark of tho former
American president that ho hoped
that the rule undor which tho Sou-'-.n
had thrived would ho continued.
Statesmen see in this uttoranco an
expression of general public opinion
In tho United States, and take It as an
Indication of good will.
it is certain that the American I
(statesman's remarks wilt heighten tha
roriiiuMty or ula reception hero. Al
ready tentative plans are under way
for lt.M4MtH' reevption in London.
Jnp Too Much for Hlin.
Seattle, Wash., March 17. Julius
Johnson, a powerful middleweight
wrestler, Is a member of tho sadder
but wiser Seattle athletes today who
have tackled a Jlu Jitsu expert and
discovered they hnvo several things
yet to loam.
Though 17 pounds Heavier, John
son was an easy victim for Prof. Ito.
tho undefeated Japaneso Jlu Jltsu ex
pert, before a big house at tho Grand
opera house last night. Kid Herman
announced today that ho would at
tempt to match Ito with Max Lut
beg, of Chicago.
Supremo Court Will Attend Banquet
in Honor or Urnnu Old Man.
Tho Bupreme court convened tho
afternoon session at 1 o'clock this ,
afternoon an hour earlier than
usual in order to glvo its members
an opportunity to attend tho ban-
quet to bo given tonight In Portland . ,. '
by the Bar Association of that! city n2aOTSl&WtUThb
n honor of Hon. Geo. H. Williams, best fish story of tho season is told to
botter known as "Oregon s Grand d(iy by Both Lawson, who Is recount
Old Man." Besides the members of i intr hto Avnorlenca with a CO-foot
tho supreme court a number of Sn-
lem attorneys will also attend
AND THE LAWYERS TAKE THE
GROUND THAT IN THIS PAR
TICULAR CASE THE APPLIOA
TION OF THE QUOTATION WAS
INIMICAL TO THEIR CLIENTS.
That a rule of ovldonco passed by
tho Btato legislature and by it mado
applicable to a law then In extstenco
linnn the Rtatuto bnokn of tho stato.
can not bo mado to anDly in n court
of law to an act nmondatory to that
law, or somo other law passed sub
sequdntly upon tho unmo subject,
was one of tho main points raised
by counsel for tho defense in tho ar
gument of tho cases of tho state of
Oregon against Hattle McGlnnls,
Emma Thomas, Dolllo Riche, "Rosy
Leland and Julia Downing before
tho supremo court today, ,
Rulo of Evldcnco Involved.
These cases wore all brought be
fore Judge Burnett In tho circuit
court of this county nnd were tho
result of a reform criiBado which
had swopt over tho city. The charge
against each one of tho defendants
was that of maintaining and cotfi
ducting a bawdy houso, und nil were
Beyond tho testimony of a hired
detectlvo or two, there was no othor
direct testimony against tho womon,
nnd tholr conviction was secured by
tho Introduction, undor a stato law
on ovldonco, ns to tho common repu
tation of tho houses 'conducted by
them. This rulo of ovldonco when
mado a law was mndo appllcablo to
a lnw then in existeuco on tho sub
ject of tho maintaining nnd conduct
ing of bawdy houses In tho state.
Since then It has boon amended and
tho contention of tho defonso today
was that this nmonded law repealed
tno oiu law and also this rale of
ovldonco; and that It was reversible
error toy tho presiding Judgo to aU
low ovldonco as to the common repu
tntlon of thp houses conducted by
tho women to bo Introduced.
Stone Question Raised,
A Ti n f n r noolirnmnnt aP nnM I
brought up by tho dofonBo was the
InHtrnPtlnna J T,1 , ,( ,t U,
lnrv wIMl rnlnMnn in n nnrt nf Mm
argument of Attorney Kaisor. At-
tornoy Knisor. It appears, took oc-
imainn in mniinir m0 n.mni ,.
caslon in making his nppoal to tho
Jury to rovort to tho scriptures and
In tho course of it said: "lot him
,l,n 1 ,1,,, fl .. , HI1B JHH(jU J1UD UUl IUO
Z u'Jl I iut Bn flrBA ?st. 11 .8ton. mo confidence because ho was beat
l iift1. In instruct- on Why BhouWn.t j wln? jIaV0n't
MntfJ,.'Z 8t'ldj ' U 18 (,!!e8: I 80t the 'dope' on my sido? That is
"on for tho Jury who cast the flrat jll8t how j fot)I, nnd tnlB nftorn0on
atone or any other stone, the Jury you will see I was right,
has nothing to do wltTT that;" and Joo Woodman's "tar baby," from
this it Is contended mado the nrgu- Boston, was no whit less sanguine of
mont of Attornoy Knlser ridiculous tho rosult of the battlo. At the
n tho eyes of tho Jury and operated cajnp wliflo ho restod after n short
to tho prejudice of tho defendant. I Rtrnll linforn lunch. h Bhnwnrt
liMltNt Not Bo Dotilitlnir ThomasoH.
Another point rolled upon by tho i am going into this fight to win
dofonso was tho Judgo's instruction Just as quickly as possible. That
on tho subject of what constitute! there Is a possibility of losing I won't
reasonable doubt. Aftor giving tho admit. My record In tho Ilttln book
ordinary definition of reasonable after today will Bhow Jim. Flynn's
doubt, ho mado this addition: "Tho namo aftor mine In tho parallel col
Jury 1b not ontltlod to resolve itsol, umn, with a 'K' in brackets beside it.
Into doubting Thomases, who rofusn Then for Johnson. If he will moot me.
to be convinced by testimony." Tho fight public knows what I can
This, It was contended by tho dc- do, and I am not going to disappoint
fonso. had an effect unon the Jury I thorn tod a v."
which was prejudicial to the dJfen-
dants, and was roverslblo error
The state was represented by the
law firm of McNary nnd McNary and
tho defendants by tho firms of Car
son & Brown and Kaiser & Poguo.
Seattle on the Map Attain.
Seattle Wash.. March 17. For tho
first time in three weeks tho line ot
tho Chicago, Milwaukee & Puget
Sound Railway I clear through the
Cascade mountains today, and rogu
lar traffic resumed.
Tho first mail train to reach Seat
tle ovor the road slnee tho 20th of
February arrived In Soattlo last
night. The Milwaukee carries only
local mails from Billings to Seattle.
There are still several small slides
in the Gasoudos, but trains are able
to get through with the aid of snow ,
Beth Lawson Breaks World's
Record by Getting a Rise
From One of the Leviathans
of the Pacific.
BUT HE DID NOT WANT IT
When the Whole Started to Run
away With Him, Boat and All,,
Beth rrescnted Him With tho Pole
and Lino, and tho. "Minnow" Run
Amuck Among tho Other Fishing
Whale, an atiis escape from death
from the threshings of the mighty
Unlike most fish story tellers, how
ever, Lawson has plenty of substan
tiation for his narrativo, as several
other followertt'of the rod and reel
I had narrow escapes from death.
Lawson was idly casting his line
from a little skiff on the ocean side
of tho San Pedro breakwater. Hi
felt a tug, tho lino tautened and his
polo bent nearly double.
LawBon bent his energies to hold
ing on. Suddenly a huge .form, rose
upward through the water ahead of
hlra, a great spout of water shot into
the air as tho big fish spouted, and
suddonly tho skiff raced through the
water towed by the monster.
Lawson lost no time in abandoning
bait, hook, lino and pole, and in scud
ding from the troubled seas that
threatened to sink hlB craft. ,
Tho whale was in a playful mood.
and u.nmlndful of tho yards of line
and pole trailing behind him, dashed
! toward other skiffs
of a scattered
fishing party. The .fishermen saw him
coming and bont oars for tho break
water und safety.-
Seeing that nbno of them would
play with him, tho whalo headed sea
ward, spouted another column ot
water, and, with .a farewell wave of
his tail, disappeared beneath tho
waves. . i
BOTH BIG SCRAPPERS ARE CON
K1DENT O WINNING THE BAT
TLE AT LOS ANGELES THIS AF
TERNOON. UMITEIi MUSS LEASED W1HB.T
Los Angeles, Cal.,. March 17. out
at Jack Doyl'es Vgrnon training quar
ters, Jim Flynn the fighting fireman
from Pueblo, stretched comfortably
1 on a pine table and told exactly wny
" oieipu vuihiuibh nam uaiiE-
ford this afternoon, while two rub
bers kneaded his great Bhouldors and
worked with practiced hands up and
down his spine.
"I am a bigger and stronger man
than Langford." he sajd, "and I llko
to fight. I have a punch, and I will
ink, al fam ' on, opportunity
0 lantl It. I llBVO beatOU him OUCO.
" ,n uru ut repwiuUK, B 1
knwunB Cvt him im in 1h
Know i con nun nim. i am in m.
best condition of my career. My first
victory ovur him, gavo mo confidence
for this fight. Langford has not the
1 tenth In n. n'lrln crrln ami rAmfirlrail
Neither fighter did a lick of work
today. Flynn, after a session with
his rubbers, lolled around his camp.
and Langford spent the greater part
of the morning in the open air.
Tho betting was unchanged today.
Langford ruling a strong favorite
with money bolng wagered at 3 to 1,
and 10 to 0. Few bets wore regis
tered upon tho number of rounds the
mill would go.
A Volco from the Tombs.
Chicago, March 17. "Mayor Mc
Carthy is now organizing a political
ring which will make Tamtnany hnll
look cheap," was tho comment to
day by Frauds J. Heney on the poli
tical situation In San Frunolsco,
Honey is on Ills way to VnsM(Mi-
t n to consult with Attornay-Oenaml
Wlckershum regarding the Western
.. .. . caaca.