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OLXVm. SALEM, OREGON, EIUDA, APRIL 17, 1008 NO. J he Big Financial Graf t Bill Killed ew Catholic Marriage Laws Arc Promulgated ICCT jLOl ACCUSED OF CRIME M1LY POISONING e IAIWK HOIS KltOM JUS lUtOXS AND GAVE A VALKT f vrv TiiorsAXi) dollars ESII MO.N'IA'. sited Pre s Leased Wlro.) ce April 17. The story of n flib.e crime comos from Nu ll priest being accused of tho kf cf tho Duke Dl Montfort, life and tho lnttor's Gormnn duke, who wos the honcl of I! the chl'f Italian families, nt ICcBtmuca on page five.) BRYAN GETS A COFFIN BUT NO NOMINATION FOUR RLOWS OX HIS POLITICAL SOLAU PLEXUS INSIDE OK A WEEK GItEAT COMMONER OO IM DOWN TUB SLIDE. (United ProflB Loasod Wlro.) Chicago, April 17. -Hob William Jointings Drynn trlppod In his aapl rations for tho Domocrutlc nomina tion for tho prosldonoy and Is ho now gliding down tho swift Inclino of tho political clnito that leads directly to tho pit dug for thoo due for n doath In the "down nnd ottta"? At tho (Continued on pago Ave.) GREAT BANKS UNITE IN NEW VORK CITV WITH A JOINT CAPITAL OK KIK TV MILLIONS GREAT HOCKIC KKLLER OOTOPIS IS TO HE REORGANIZED. mmrsm PEOPLES BARGAIN HOUSE tf Our Easter Exhibition Hlonab'o Merchandise Is tho Grandest and Groatost we ever Rf"J KiV d partment is comploto with tho nowost and latost R Wo offer ewry article in our store at prices that you will P'SVv hari to beat. Dross Goods. Silks. .Millinery, Ladles' I LaJ .s silt -, Pine Shoos, Long Glovos, Bwuutlful Ribbons. t. Em' r Jeiie. Hosiery, Fnnoy Goods and ovorythlnc olso t.u n,r ptore. -. t'if neweit Dross a " (..',. at vanJ .Mi - ,-.., -.. Ki -s inj, qf bettor t U samo low lrH' c , - my Dross Silk. 'ity. bought at silks are the ou ever .saw l"c yard. "ir Rajah Mlr S.lks. they are .1 f beautiful Pr- If yard. g Banter Rar- "' '"y and Suit ' l surprise !U sUTsi.K J ftd SuiU fn fi U KA Tdor,i w,,t ,.. ' ' l" Su,,s for 12,50 ,-uo suits for . n,00 AAXrafCK JfTcXf?' ml M i m R&r I I lift B lift I jdrF ' M 'Sfe I asJ-"eiP I fUnHod Pross Loasod Wire.) New York, April 17. Among banking mon of promlnonco the chief topic of conversation today wa tho report of tho contemplated purehnso of the National Dank of Commorco by tho Nntlonal City bank. Pohslblo consolidation of tho two mammoth Institutions, each with a capital Block issuo of $25,000,000, tho combined capital and surplus ho lug $89,813,200 nnd tho nggrogato doposits $320,071,200, was sumclont to mako banking intorcsls gasp. The acquisition of tho National Ilnnk of Commorco by the Nntlonal City bank has huon rumored In Innor down town banking circles lnte yosterday and It Is the belief of thoo host In formed that tho doal Is practically certain to bo consummated. EASTER MARRIAGE DECREE OF ROMAN CHURCH AIMED AT SECRET MAHHIAGKS AND ENGAGEMENTS - CAUSE OK DIV.ORCU EVIL LIES IN IRUEGVLAR MATCHES. t United Press Loased Wlro.) San Francisco, April 17. In . nil tho Cntllic churchos of world will be rand on Hauler morning tho do croe of tho congregation of tho coun cil affecting the mnrrlago laws. The docroQj which wn Issued by order of tho pope, Is capeclnlly aimed nt "so'crol mnrrlagOB" and "socrot espousals." In the matter of secret ospousals the decree says: "Exporlonco has sufllclently shown tho in mi y' dnugors of such uspousnls In thnjithey aro In lnoltemont to hIu nndir causos of misleading -Inox porloncod girls bosldoa Involving KMbsoquont dissensions nnd oihIIosb dlBputos," Thnt portion of tho docroo relat Ing to murrlnges is as follews: Rvory priest having faculties enn vnlld'y nsslst nt mnrrlago with BASKETBALL SALEM HIGH SCHOOL vs. SEATTLE HIGH SCHOOL Friday, Apr. 17. 7:30. Willamette Gym. Admission 25c . Reorganize Standard OH. Now York, April .17. The note worthy strength of Standard Oil stock wh! oh roso to &(i0 on tho curb markot this morning was accom panied by woll defined rumors that thore will bo a re-adjMstmont of tho company's organization nnd capitali zation soon, and also of its subsi diary companies for tho purpose of avoiding n furthor nllegod violation In the limits of his own pariah or mission, and can validly marry, within tho limits of his own parish or mission, not only his own parish Innor?, hut ulso pooplo from othor pUrlshoa nnd othor dloooaes, provid ing there bo no Jlroment Impedi ment. "A murrjngo ovon of hie own subjects porformod by a priest (without proper delogatlon nutslda ALDRICH BANKING MEASURE KILLED IN HOUSE DENOUNCED AS A VICIOUS AVALL STREET GRAFT HV A STUDENT OK HIGH KINANCE TAKT WILL NOT LEAVE OAHINET. of the law and to end porhapB. some tho limits of his own pnrlsh la null of the suits against the company Some npparont corroboration of this waa found in tho news from Pennsylvania that several of the sub- bld'ary gas companies in that elate had Just Inereaved their capital stock. On the faee of it, this lookod a lit tle like distributing of aecurttiee in subsidiary cempanioe, and an effort to get at their exact value througk stock capitalization. According to dispatches today from Pltteburg, thlg tlitory Is accepted la certain quar ters there. Standard Oil stoek has slowly but teaillJy riten on the ettrb ala.Od the panic of last October, with vory small set backs, as a rule. Today's price was the highest of tl yer anil represents an ad vane of 22 points over last wook.. o- . - NAVAL SQUADRON GOIiS TO SANTA CHIW Store That Saves You Money Washington. April 17. Secretary of the Nary M'tcalf again changed tue itinerary of the battleship ilaet today and aeeompanled the ohasgs f,jv eomtnsiBi in the present of and void "To forestall doubts or dlMoultlati as to tho validity of tho murrlaga eervinony all assistant priests, ad ministrators and aupstltutoe, who shall be appointed by tho ordinary (archbishop or vicar general) shall he vested with full unil absolute power and authority to assist, at tin valid eelehratlon of marriage with in the limits of the parishes or mis sions to which they shall he as signed. "No marriage Is valid unless there are at least two witnesses pseiaes that of the ujnolstlng priest. A minor who has reached the years of discretion or a non-Catholic rosy be a witness. There are two exceptional eases. In which the presence of the ordi nary or pastor, or delegated priest, Is, not required; "is) When there is danger of death and, the jwrtles desire, for nose or esussieaos, to contract mar rlss". providing thnt neither the ordinary nor the pastor nor a duly de'tgatetf priest wh be hnj In time. (United Press I.tuisod Wlro.) Washington, April' 17. Tho Aid rich llnnuclnl hill, passed by tho son- ate on March 27, was practically killed today ns fnr ns tho house of representatives is concornod. Tho monsure, which has boon e more snvagoly attacked by both hruuehos of congress than nny othor pleoo of legislation that has been Introduced rocontly, was laid on tho tnhlo today by tho housa committee on hanking. Tlioro ItVlll die unloRB tho lower branch 'adopts n rosolu Hon- dlieotlng ihut It- brought OMt of' tho committee. Tho ( of Inylug pn the tnblo nt tho conclusion of the hearing before tho rommlttoo followed n vicious nt tack mndo agnlust It by Alfred Cm- zlor, a studont of nnnncial condi tions, who inndu tho charge that members of tho American Hanking association, after opposing the muns tiro, had boon von ovor to tho side of Wall street, which favors tljo measure, it was npparont from tho start that tho houso commlttoo on banking would not favorably on tho hill, which It has been charged by Hovorul mouthers of both branches, of congress In ringing spofohos, wns framed for the rolo bonoflt of the Wall street monoy ring. Tuft Will Not Resign. Sscretnry Tnft himself Is author ity for tho stntomeut thnt ho will not resign from tho cabinet to carry on the p roll miliary part of his cam paign, hut adds that ho will stop down and out If he Is nominated in Juno. The secretary mads this denial be causa a new story Is In circulation 4o tho effect that ho will withdraw from the cnblnot within n few days to glvo nil his time to his campaign, it Is pointed out, however, thnt his only reason for not resigning at this time Is his desire to sso certain measures nffsctlng the Philippines and Insu'ar possession enacted Into law. -o BRIDEGROOM ARRESTED FOR BIGAMY SAN PEDRO SUNDAY PARADE ON EASTER SUNDAY VIGOROUS PROTEST OK THE MINISTERIAL UNION AGAINST RKSSK.CHATION OK A HOLY CITY DAY IS OVERRULED 1IY THE NAVY DEPARTMENT. Sft Jos. Cal.. April 17.- Iteptit, Sheriff 9ttUn left San Jose to day tor 146 Angeles to bring back A. L. OIUsflH. arrosUti there in the with the announcement that tho pro- aB) prleat. and two witnesses. eram as now irranKou win noi urn ..... ... .. " , " I ti ir is sny pmce iiHring hi altered under any dreurostanc. Hy I r, tfc w Mmot pr0 thlfc change the wish of Santa Cruz. ...M...u , ,i. n. , Cal l granted, In ikytt he uilr lieet will go there D- the w tary's order to Rear Admiral Thomas presence of his brIUe, on a ehargv the msrricco can be onl'idly and law- lr bigamy. Ulbson married Mrs. sugenie Shervlne, of Watsnnvllle, In 1903. ami has one child four ymn old A month ago. It is said, he persuaded her to visit relative In Oregon and wtr married (iracu Murray, IS yoars old, daughter of Q. A. Murray, a San Joso oontraotor. Gibson said ho had reoslved a dispatch from the rur- the pree.-uee of tho ordinary or b i.Mrfor or a dnly dologated prlot. tht- iuarriM,g o&n pa validly and law. fin 'n ported sy tne nnrtlas do the fleet will arrive at Monkey on ' b f ho had rftOfllrsd a dlspstclj from tho May 1. QH Ma 2. one MJro.l,;r' ' "T1 MM"t Wan attorney rwraHntlns; his first wlfo. will bo ts Santa Cruz, to be itiin.J." saying that she hud seourod a dU " 111 &W V Met v e M Jfft'Vw jir ,- ai -i JnJ-rwi irViA "Wi ""rfnor "1 -! f b the second squadron on May 1. t (Continued on dgo eight.) , saying that she hud seourod a vorce. (United Press Loasod Wlro.) Loh Angeles, April 17 -The light that hits boon waged with vigor nnd tho exchange of much red-hot crit icism between tho local (loot commit tee nnd tho ministerial union over tho proposition to have tho battle ship duet engago in n parndn on East or Sunday, linn boon definitely sot tlod by tho navy dopnrmont, accord ing to -a tolegrum received hero to day from Senator Flint. Tho contention of the Heot com mlttoo that tho pooplo bu given an opportunity to visit tho Hoot ns n who'o on Bundny, and to wltnosH tho projected illumination In San Pedro harbor tomorrow night, hits boon sustained by Secretary Motcnlf, who today niMructod Admiral Thomas, In command of the (loot, to carry out tho original program and not din pirse In squadrons until early Hun day morning. . Whou it was mndo known, tHut it pnrndo wns contemplated' for Easier Sunday tho ministerial union pro tested jiEaiust what Ittormod tho desecration of 'the Sabbath nnd sc oured from Admiral Evans a prqrn Iso that only "noQOsslty movements" would be permltod on that day. Tho (hot commlttoo then gave up tho pa rade Idea, but such pressure waa brought nt Washington that the Or iginal plan was restored. Minister Commits Sulehlf. Woodbury, N. J., April 17. Rather than face nu exposure of his relations with a woman whose iinmo Is not known, Rev. George W. Thompson, aged -18, for ten years pastor of the I'lrst Presbyterian church, one of tho wonlthlest In this city, committed sulolde in a lnoal hotel today by shooting himself through the head. Rev. Thompson was engaged to Mrs. Kunuls R. Kn worthy, a wealthy widow and n member of his church. At the in quest It was revealed that another woman had a storm Intervlow with Thompson soon aftor his engage ment, U) Mrs. ICsuiwoithy was an nounced. She alleged that Thomp son owed her nil tho love and duty awing n wjfe and that hn would not stbinlt tamely to his desertion of her. It is further alleged that she had threatened to publish the story if Thompson persisted in marrying the widow. Worry oyr this threat i supposed to have driven Thompson to suicide. A Pnrln Trngudy, Paris. April 17. MensI Uevsl brought his bride of a few bsairs, in n flower laden carriage, to their now home. The couple were siuglng ns they ontored tho house arm In arm. Suddenly a cry of palu was heard nnd the noxt moment tho bridegroom fell dead in the passago with a knlfo sticking In his back. In the dark noes a young woman, who made tho fatal thrust, escaped, hut subse quent she was arn&tod. Bb bprned opt to bo a former sweethVurt of the bridegroom.