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SALEM, OREGON, FRIDAY, APRIL 1, 1010.
Of ttie MOSl uaiiyciuua ui
800 Patients Escapes From
OFFICERS SAY HE IS ARMED
Lied Mrs. Wnlte, a Horscwonuui,
Idrcff Her to the Ground and
taping on Iter Horse Dashed
Sheriff Buys the Man Flour
bed a Revolver at Pursuers, and
Shots Were Heard After He DIh-ippareu.
Saa Bernardino, Cal., April l.
T K.,.ln.-.(t, of
jure taan wviv i oncuuio -
'(Highland state asylum for the in-
I, reinforced by a dozen deputy
tolls from this city, arc searching
M desert country in every direction
iJaj for Antonio Torres, a violent
ttltnt, who is at large and thought
Torres made his escape from the
Ifjiim last evening. Eluding the
Issrds In his ward, ho dashed into
III asylum yard and rushed upon
Irs, Edwin Waite, a San H'.'rnar
3io society woman, who was stand-
:j with the bridle of her saddle
line across her arm.
With a wild yell, the maniac hurled
I Irs. Walte violently to the ground,
KteJthe bridle, leaped into tho sad-
und ulong tho county road toward tho
Within half an hour attendants
had taken tho trail. They were Joined
later by doputies from the office of
Sheriff Ralphs. Torres turned Into a
creek bed near tho outskirts of High
land, and it was dllllcult to follow im
Prom a deputy who returned (o
tho asylum shortly beforo noon It was
learned that Torres' pursuers believe
him to bo armed. It was stated thnt
as ho was leaving the asylum, after
attacking Mrs. Waite and taking her
horse, ho turned in tho saddle and
brandished a revolver in his upraised
hand. Later shots were heard in tho
direction ho was supposed to have
taken when ho left tho creek bed.
Torres was considered one of th3
most' dangerous of tho 800 patients
at Highlands asylum. Orders were
issued that ho bo captured, even If
extreme measures were necessary.
Shot in Strike Trouble.
UNITED rilESB I.HARED WIIU3.1
San Francisco, April 1. Antonio
Serroche, a ship scaler, was shot in
the left groin and severely wounded
today in a street fight between Daniel
Martin, a contractor, and a band of
men gathered near the Union Iron
Works, whero a scalers' strike Is!
Martin will be held by tho police
nt the city prison until tho result of
Serroche's injuries can be be learned,
to determine tho nature of the charge
to be placed against him.
Martin claims that ho shot in self
defense, when a gang of men rushed
at him. Martin Is believed to have
Incurred tho anger of the ship scalers.
Holds That Under the Law En
forced In the Islands Only
the Civil Authorities Have the
Power to Punish Spies.
NOT A CRIME BUT CUSTOM
American Officers Say That Our Own
Government Has Men in Japan
Loklng for the Weak Spots in Her
Defense Saye Also That Every
Nation No Doubt Has Maps and In
formation Concerning the Philip
pines and All Other Places.
Now Cure for Hydrophobia.
(UNITED VIIKHS I.BA81SD WIWl.l
Ann Arbor, Mich., April 1. A
new cure for hydrophobia has been
made, according to the announce
ment of Dr. JamesJ C. Cummins,
director of tho Pasteur Institute to
day. . Dr. Cummins stated that the new
treatment reduced the time required
for tho recovery of a patient from
three weeks to two weeks. Hq, as
serted that it also eliminated the
I rlnnn'nrniirt nlfMTmntK nf tho nlrl trfnl-
tk He dashed from the grounds ment.
Washington, April 1. Secretary
of War Dickinson today telegraphed
tho military authorities at Manila to
turn tho Japanese spies, captured
while making plans .of tho fortifica
tions there, over to the authorities.
He decided that under tho law
enforced in tho islands only the civil
authorities could punish the spies.
Tfiis question was the first matter
taken up by tho secretary after h3
returned from his Easter vacatlou.
San Francisco, April 1. A prom
inent army officer, recently returned
from the Philippines, in discussing
tho presence of the Japanese spies n
the Philippines said:
"The government is well aware of
tho activity of Japanese soldiers and
engineers in the guise of merchants
and traders, in mapping the islands
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wme here tor bargains in Millinery. Pretty
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u prices, como to tno unica
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. Now on
Wo are giving the greatest values we ever gave
and doing tho greatest business we ever did in
Ladles' Suits and Coats. Why shouldn't wo looi;
at tho prices. Wo sell nigh-class garments at
$7.50, $8.50, $10.50, $12.50, and up
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and endeavoring to get plans of the
defenses of islands ports. (
"Tho Philippines have, been over
run by Japanese but their presenco
has been 116 secret to tho authori
ties. For the most part tiie so-called
spies have not been :ntohfcrcd with
although thoir movements) have been
followed by government agents. Of
courso every effort is made to pro
vent Information concerning tho de
fenses from becoming the properly
of an alien nation. However, tho
Japanese aro doing only what Amer
ican agents and officers in Japanese
have been seeking to do.
"Wje have had men at work for
months in Japan searching out the
"Tho custom is not now with eith
er Japan or other states. I venture
that every nation has its' map and
information concerning tho Philip
pines. Tho difficulty is In keeping
tho information up to dato as plans
are frequently changed when govr
ernment agents learn that certain
facts no longer are secret."
A IS BUSY j IN
Nine Hundred Mines Shut Down
in Sucker State Every
Mine in Iowa Is ClosedAnd
All in Ohio But One.
A SETTLEMENT IS IN SIGHT
When the Miners Found Strike
Would Close Steel AVorks at Lor
nine, Ohio, Miners There Wero Or
dered to Keep at Work In Indi
ana Agreement Is Reached by
Which 3000 Continue to Work and
17,000 Will Go Back.
CONFINES HIS ATTENTION TO
CHURCHES AND TO THE
BUILDINGS OF WELL KNOWN
CnURCH WORKERS, 'EXCLU
I T'NITKD 1TIRSB LEASED WIItS.1
San Diego, Calif., Aprlll 1. Po
lice, firemen and citizens have Joined
in a search for the firebug 'who has
set fire to 15 San Diego buildings.
including three churches, In fess
than nine months.
A handsome residence belonging
to BaukerFred. Jewell , was .djastroyed
last night by flames, of incendiary
origin. In addition to the starting
of 15 fires, tho firebug has turned in
so many false alarms that the de
partment has ceased to keep record
of them. Police Chief Wilson firmly
believes the man is a fanatic who
desires to do christians an injury.
Owners of all those fired are well
known church workers. The fact
that three churches were also fired
strengthens this theory. The man
has been seen running from burning
buildings, but not closely enough to
furnish tho police with a description.
In many cases vacant house have
been fired, the firebug using kero
sene and old rags to start tho blaze.
Several suspects were taken to po
lice headquarters today and closely
questioned by the detectives. Cltl
zona who own valuable houses stand
in fear that they will be the noxt
victim of the firebug and several
churches of tho city aro closely
guarded at night.
Indianapolis, Ind., April 1.
Official estimates by leaders of
the United Mine Workers of
America today are that 270,000
miners are on strike.
They also estimate that tho
falling off in the output of tho
mines reaches 1,250,000 tons
daily. The loss to the miners
in wages is estimated at $900,-
Indianapolis, Ind., April 1. With
tho return of more complete data
from various strike headquarters of
the bituminous coal regions, Presi
dent Lewis, of the United Mino
Workers, this afternoon said that
300,000 miners have obeyed the
He added that In nearly every
district a call had been issued for
early conferences between operators
and miners to settle their differ
The most serious situation pre
vails ln Illinois where the "shot
flrers" aro demanding an increase of
10 cents a ton. Operators-declare
that this means an increase annually
One Company Yields.
' Baltimore, Md., April 1. The
consolidated coal company today
granted a five per cent increase per
ton in wages to its miners. The
company employs 10,000 men. The
mines are situated ln West Virginia
Western Maryland and in the Soiu
orset region in Pennsylvania.
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Indianapolis, Ind., April 1. Three
thousand miners of Southern Indiana
returned to work today, owing to tho
rapidity with which the operators and
representative mine workers reached
an agreement on hours and wages.
The end of a strike of 17,000 min
ers in that territory is in sight, and
probably will be brought about to
day. President Lewis, of the United
Mino Workers, predicted today tliltt
all contracts, except in Illinois and in
tho Southwest, would be signed with
in a week. Ho added that probably
IS IT A PROCESSION?
Illinois miners and thoso of Texas,
Okljjhdma and adjacent states would
bo bacjk at work under Ironclad
agreements within ten days. Ho said
further that It waB almost certain
that there would be no trouble ln
reaching agreements and signing con
tracts jn Ohio, Indiana, Michigan,
West Virginia, Kentucky, Central
Pennsylvania and Iowa.
Reports received at miners' head
quarter hero indicate the following
conditions throughout the bituminous
coal districts, duo to the strike.
In Illinois 900 mines are closed
and 75:000 miners have quit work. A
conference between operators and
miners', of Illinois has been called for
next Monday, and is to be held in Chi
cago. ,The Illnols operators say that
the moh demand an increase of 10
cents a' ton, which means an annual
Increase, of wage disbursements by
the operators of $14,000,000. They
declaro'that if they pay this sum It
will necessitate o four-months' shut
down of, the mines.
Only, a two months' supply of coal
is on h&nd, and tho operators predict
a great,'coal famine, which will boost
prices of coal to tho limit. In Indi
ana 1810.00 miners were ordered to
quit at Anidnight last, night. Already
a sixth'jof the number have returned
to worli' under new and satisfactory
agreements. Tho miners of this state
declare that tho strike will be short
In Pennsylvania approximately
4000 men were affected by the strike
order. Tho operators have submit
ted a temporary wage scale, allowing
a five-cent increase on every mined
ton of coal.
In Iowa, every mine is closed pend
ing the settlement of tho wage dis
pute. Negotiations are in abeyance,
but it is probable that the operators
of Iowa mines will concede the samo
terms as thoso granted by the opera
tors in other states", and that the min
ers will accept.
In Ohio all miners were ordered to
quit work, except at Loraine, One
steel pldnt there, immediately upon
the issilance of tho coal strike, or
dered a, .shut-down. arnd threw out of
work 4000 employes. Learning of
this, the mine workers officials or
dered the miners at Loraine to re
main at work in order to supply the
steel plant with fuel.
In Missouri, Oklahoma, Arkansas
and Texas, comprising tho southwest
ern interstate neld, fully 35,000 min
ors have ceased work. Their officials
predict an early settlement of the
Attorney Brandeis Begs the
Chairman's Pardon While
Shaking an Angry Fist Under
That Gentleman's Nose.
NELSON IS STORM CENTER
Ho Accused Brandeis, Who Is Attor
ney for Glavis, of Concealing Cer
tain Testimony All tho Commit
teemen Took a Hand, and It Como
Near to tho Point of Pnesing
Blows Nelson "Gigged" Back, und
Peace Was Restored.
New Westminster, B. C, April 1.
For the first time since its construc
tion regular traffic is passing over tho
Frazer river bridge today without
Tho toll system was officially abol
ished last night, and tho city cele
brated tho event enthusiastically.
Speeches, a torchlight procession,
fireworks and brass bands helped 'ho
colobratlon alone. About G000 nnn-1
pie joined in the procession from tho iaxn Brandeis was perfectly just!
UNITED PEBSS LEASED WUUS.1
Washington, April 1. The Bal-linger-Plnchot
ened today to precipitate a row
among members of tho congressional
Tho trouble Btarted, when Chair
man Nelson, of the committee,' ac
cused Attorney Brandeis, represent
ing Louis Glavis, of concealing cer
tain previous testimony from the
committee. With upraised flat, Bran--
dels advanced upon Nelson and yelled
"I beg your pardon, but I did not
conceal anything from this commit
tee, and I strenuously object to tiny
insinuations that I have concealed
A number of the committeemen
were on their feet in an Instant.
"I move that the chairmans re
marks b,e withdrawn," shouted Rep
"Second the motion," cried Repre
A babel of voices ensued, and for
several minute's Nelson's efforts to
restore order wero fruitless. All tho
committeemen wero talking at once
.and gestulating vigorously. Finally
the gavel strokes of the chairman,
were heard above the hubbub, and'
the members subsided so that the-
voice cf Representative McCall, plead
ing for order, could be heard.
Senator Sutherland obtained se.
hearing and spoke against tho mo
tion of Graham. Representative'
Madison upheld Sutherland, and de
clared that he would vote to have
Chairman Neison withdraw his remark.
"Well, I don't think that in cross-
examination like this," said James,.
ruiurnng 10 urandels' questioning
of United States District Attornev
Tood, of Washington, "that counsaL
should bo jacked up by tho chairman..
i think that the outburst of At-
city over the bridge and back.
The toll was removed by tho pro
vincial government, through tho
Graham joine.l Jnmos' support and
said: "This Is not thn flrf tim i..-
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nro-olection nloilco nf Frnnlr Mnn. ' MiuuiHUll. ny Inference, has rn
kenzle, a member from Delta, who an-! a " "' uriiy "randols, und I
nounced that ho would resign unless
the bridgo was made free three
months aftor tno close of, the first
Johnion in Pniladetpnu lorth Amarican.
UNITED ritKSH LEASICn WIttEj
Oakland, Calif,, April 1. Physi
cians today attended Mrs. Claud F.
Smith, who fainted three times in
court when sho hoard tho Jury vot'j
to acquit Fred Jurgerwltz of the
chargo of having killed her hus
Tho ovidonce showed that Smith
had quarreled with Jurgerwltz and
broke a window ln an endeavor to
enter Jurgorwitz's house, presuma
bly to atack him. Later Smith met
Jurgerwltz on the street and began
a quarrel which ended when Jurgor
wltz shot him.
Mrs. Smith fainted when Bho
heard of tho acquittal, later sho
fainted when Mrs. Jurgerwltz Joy
fully embraced her husband,, and
finally on leaving tho courtroom
Mrs. Smith again fainted and was
takon to her home.
must insiBt upon my motion that t,)
remarks bo wlthlrawn."
Brandeis, during this colloquy, had
been endeavoring to gain a hearing,
finally ho broke in with:
"The chairman, if ho had paid close
attention, would havo seen thnt that
with which ho charges mo was bo
yond tho possibility 0f any founda
tion in fact."
Nelson then called upon tho clerk
to read a transcript of Todd's testi
mony, It was to tho effect that Todd had
doniod ho had ever told Special Agent
Jones that Federal Judge Hanford
of Washington, was "constitutionnl
ly" opposed to tho land fraud cases
and that it was no uso to attempt anv
Todd branded Jones' testimony to
that effect as being absolutely false
'Opinion as to tho merits of each
party to tho contention, based on tho
ovldenco, appeared to bo about evenly
Tho committee however, practical
ly sustained Nelson when it voted
six to three in favor of Representa
tive Olmstead'fl motion to lay tho
Graham motion on the table
Those who favored tabling the
Graham motion wore Sutherland,
Purcoll, McCall, Olmstoa.l. n '
and Madison. Thoso onn
Flotchor, James and Graham.