advertise that property-just, to mm thai yojj mtM EARNEST, about selling it,,trohuournal
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FORMER MAYOR M
FROM WINDOW SILL
MILLIONAIRE JOHN LINSTHOM
PLUNGES HEADLONG FROM
FOURTH STORY OP WlfcLAM
John LIndstrom, former mayor of
Aberdeen, Washington, and million
aire shipbuilder of Aberdeen and
Eureka, either by deliberately cdni
'mlttlng suicide, or by accident, camo
to his death at 2 o'clock this morn-
lag by falling from the fourth story
I'nf tViH Wlllnmnttn ttntnt TJiulntprim
btruck the pavement below crushing,
his skull nnd breaking both leg..
Death was InstnntancoiiR. Coroner
Clough wai at once summoned, and
the mangled rctnnlns were removed
!to the coroner's ofllco on Court
Btrect. . '" -
Upon examining the- body the coro
ner found a check for $700 drawn on
the San Frnnclsco National bank by
Charles Hlggcnc, a card showing llfo
fmemuersnip in me eiks iougo at
Aberdeen, nnd n membership card
lirom the Knight Templar lodge or
iTacotna. LIndstrom also wore n
Knight Templar watch charm.
Two telegrams wore found In tho
dead man's pockets, oho from C.-R.
Green of Aberdeen, which read
"Cannot accomplish anything with
;out you. Hagen' advises return nt
snee and commence action for black
Small," and another from tho Ben-
llxen Shipbuilding company of En
reka, addressed to LIndstrom at tho
)regon hoto . Portland, which read
'One week's not'eo roaulred. Will
tail meetlnK July 0. unless this wire
John Llndetrom, one of the larg
est shipbuilders and tlmberlnud
owners on the const, came down
from Portland Inst evening In com
pany w th J, H. Peterson of that
n'y, Peterson is n nromlnent capl
tallst of Portland, and lives at 389
tNorth N'lneteenth street,
When reen this morning Peterson
"ld. .Air, Llnstrom camo down from
Port'anl with me in mv machine lat
alght He was staying at the Hotel
Oregon, and we had arrnuged-to go
o Eureka next Thursday on tha
ioancke We left the Oregon hotel
t 6 45 'at evening. We had din
ger n Oregon City, and expected to
aaice a quick run to Salem. But
' had tire troubles on tho way,
nd we did not reach here until 11
' After renchlnir this cltv we went
pto one of the snloons and refreshed
pure ves, Wo remained only a few
ainutes Mr LIndstrom waB anxious
go retire after the hard (rip In the
famine, and I was in n hurry to
pch my 'arm that evening W-
ku to the hotel about half past IV
L ndstrom registered at the Wil-
mett hotel I went with him
fjnd told the clerk to give him tho
M-t rcom in the house. I then went
utn my chaffeur. Walker Simpson,
Fo my ranch 11 mlle3 southeast of
Peterson said that he was unable
la Ejve any causo of Llnditrom's
fenln. nnd that he did not knOW
k"Cthcr it was tmlHrtn nr accident.
Rd he knew nothing about tho two
rvBrams Peterson has known
ynosrm for the wast fifteen years.
e tn d that LIndstrom bad purchase
W COntrolllnir lntro.:f In th Riirefca
d been completed for a visit to the
na lornla town, on which he, Peter
on. was to accompany hlra. Llnd
;'onj leaves a wife and family, but
person did not know whether they
W The dead man has for years
en an Influential citizen of Aber
en having been elected mayor
"out four years ago, and, according
- ierton, navtng built more snips
an any other firm in that section.
reterson rnmo In from hln fnrm as
BOn a kl knn.J il. , tile
I'nng to various cities on the coat.
u enaeavor to locate his friends
voroner Clouch will hold an In-
RIOT IN i
FIGHT WITH POUCEMD ANNUAL MfOTTV-TWO STORIES
KE8ENT STORY MOI1 NEWSPA
OFFICE HEAT, POIYM
IlESEHVE TltOOI9 CALLED.
(United I'rM Und Wire.)
Port Townsond. Wash.. June 30.
Rcicntlng a published newspap" j:i
story that was taken to soldiers to
criticise for act of vandalism, mem
bera of tho artillery garrison from
Fort Worden camo to Port Town
send last night and started a demon
stratlon of complaint that grew Into
n!rlot. Tho gins front of the offices
of the Evening Call was broken In
by irilssllcB thrown by persons who
have not been apprehended. A dozen'
of he bolder, who appeared to be,
gaged a battle w'th Chief of PoII:o'
IJarcJay and his force of three men.
T,he chief was severely beaten.
'A report of the trouble which w?
rapidly assuming more serious pro
portions v;n made to Colonel Cum
m'lns, commanding the fort, who re
sponded to an appeal for help with
provost guards that Included every
nvnllable jnan from Fort Worden,
Every soldier found' was placed un
der arrest and taken to the fort.
The newspaper story that was to
the offenlve was published during
tho time they were restricted to
enmps about the b!g guns of the
fortifications of lower Puget Sound.
tempt will be mado to ascertain tho
causo of Llnditrom's death.
This occii'onco remlndB Snlemlte's
of tho accident to Oscar Taylor, the
bricklayer, who, while at work on
the top of tho Willamette hotel 15
years ago fell to the ground, but
was only lald-up In bed three days.
Known In Sun Francisco.
M'nttnl I'rwst l.U'd WlrM
San Franclico, June 30. At tho
office of Char'os H. Hlgglns, of this
city; t was 6a!d today that John
LIndstrom was a prominent, wealthy
and substantial ship builder of Eu
reka. Cnl., Hnd Aberdeen. Wash. He
had buslnoss deallngi with Hlgglns,
who e engaged In the ship store
linsinais. Thl nccounts for tne
checks for 5700 signed by Hlggln,to be handled by Billy Roche's Col
which Llndntrorn had In bis pocke'. ma club and Admiral Sperry has dl-
No pos4ble rl?w to the mystery could
be supgwieu ny mi xiisgiu '"
snrwMiiHHT ' ." !.
June 30. Jonn.ant weaver, airecjor oi ayiiviics u
lumped to nis
MDutiruui. " , - ''-j ." fi. nPiin thr nvv IjoUb and wll
dsatb fram "M l n,em' Sai'jL i th.ra f nt thV cone uslon if tn
today was well known here. " i tnem nt Ul oonc U8,on 0I ,n l
,JMdnt of the Bendlxen Ship
Ti.,iiH-n- of thtt city: a wan ot
wealth and no ltlon. Nothing could
be imed bre of any blackanll
against him ad ofiicers of the Ann
. i-.i . har nt hi deatn.
Thev could SlVe no polble eatplMB-
V they WW- nl j
nmTflv -iii-sT FIGHT
ORhGON !''-.,.. 7j,-H.,s
w.ihtneton June 30. Now that
2,Xf in Hvde-nemon land
?..erudirt Ln reached. Oregon i.
fraud ha- been reached. Oregon
1 r:r U thi return of HO
iiiba 'b "".': -vj ... t.arinf'.
Utn p Young : clerk of the -t.te
John P. "ni'nw received
!f rtJeTfor rtS ftlt JSinToPPO-
deve'oi.ed. AWory wj-v --.
Frederick A. Hyde declare they wIM
Huh" the motion on grounds that
Shout the paper, they cannot make
a nroper presentation of their client
case in case- of an appeal-
raw for the arrast or unanei Jims.
Henrt Fought In Vain. U "divine honler," on a charge of
B. McCJellan was tpdey dedared b .Vnd that a third child
Supreme Court Ju,"li8S;Sor,S5s (critically III with the same dls
haye been pronerb eleted W,jAVe9a?5.r,UNothlng of the death waJ
NeV York over Wi lam Ranuopn ease fcomo
SALEM. dltEGOtf,, J t,
HEAlt HEPOHTS OP HEADS OP
INSTITUTION'S A VACANCY TJjjj (
HE PILLED LV THE ASHLA'JW
hWIIUOJ- KJMi HIIOWING. . 4
The Etnto boned of recentK of Orl
gSn normal Bchools are in tcsslon to?T(
day atv.tlmsato ,hauje, Jt Iff
annual meetlnK of the board to b
the reports of the presidents oft
four schools whoaro' la' the city' an'
nppcnrcu ueioroune'uonru at 19'.
.'WW. D. Ayor of Portland. C. i
Mofer of Tho Dalles.jCounty Supl
E, E. uragg of La Grande, C.
Bpencer of tho state grrt4eecut
cdmmltteo, County Mude Jewell
Jeaonhlno rountv ami Ti. ITofor nrl
lain, State Sunt. Ackermnn and 8ec
retary of Stato Denton nro cx-ofllclo
members of tho board.
'N. D. Cool, George Bnesctt nnd
W. O. Edward of Drain' ar$ 'at tho.'
sessions-of the hoard1 looHlng nftcr
Secrctnry Staar'shbriltted" his an
nual report and showed that till the
schools had been conducted within
their means, and hnd earned about
$10,000 fees to tho state.
After hearing tho delegation from
nrlsn It wardeclded by the board
n,gB, it was ueciueu oy m uonru
Drain, and tho report of President
to accept their oner or runus to car-1
ry on the school until March next.
(United l're.i LeavH Wlre.i
Run Pmnniuro .innp 30. Bnort
fans here are anticipating with
" --- -w ,..--- - - s ,
nleasuro a series' of threo bouts that
are to he pulled off tomorrow night
at tho Colma pavilion for the heavy,
light and feather wolghl champion
ships of tho nnvy. Tho fights nre
flye hours' ehoroloavo In order that
thev mav see the battles Lleuten
tlp Atianuc pect nas ue.en m cunrne
Thfl main event will bs a 20-roun!
fight between Henry Sch:osbQrg, if
th Now Jersey, and Mike Neoley, of
thj Ohio, for tho heavyweight cham-
ianhlp Schlossuerg is regarei n-
th5 best flghUr In the United State
JJm Freiorcl8i 0f the IlllnoU,
and Petor Dnn'els, of the Ohio, will
settle tho featherweight champion-
ship of the navy and Frank Metert.
of the Ohio, and George Geron. of
the New Jeney, will fight for the
lightweight boll. Thee two boutj
lo'B -phedu ed at 10 rounu' miner
to navy bouts have been limited to
six rounds and tomorrow night's
M . oxn.cted to bring out .
cars will carrv ,h.
offloers of the fleet to tho pavll'on.
ruxur.R 'DIVINE HEALER"
I WITH JIA.VPIAUOIITHn
j ' (Palt4 I'r lmwl W'lre.i
I Salt Lake, Utah. Juno 30. A war-
;?S?woehn ,. threaf of
j TUESDAY, JUNE JtO, 1008
S DEATH IN
LROAD GRADING IS
YORK INSURANCE COM-
INY WILL ERECT GIANT
ritUCTURE AT COST OP TEN
i Colt) I'rm Unn) WlnO
ew York, June- 30. Details of
truct'on of the loUlest building
iio world, nr'e being arranged to
tby tho architects acting for tho!
liable Life . Assurance society.
r BMtl tritr'fiirA''Tilnnu nt ulilr)i
M fcW hlrendy heftn flled with tlia
.timing junerlntcndtnt here, will.
-jnciuuing tno?tPer, os stories
Will cost SI 0,000.000. ThOi
ling will be. P09 eet nbovo tho.
i&vv leet nigner man me .mci
Itnn tower with Its 4C stories.
' HIS REASON
(Pnltfi! I'rtM I."ikI Wlr.)
St. Louis, Mo., June 30. Fcnr l
"presFed today that Julius Turner,
,h wni.,,v nPmnr who aimt nm
the wenlthy 'armer who shot and
killed hit young wife and perhaps
fatally wounded his lD-year-old son,
mistaking the latter for his rival,
will loio his reason through, worry
over the tragedy. The old mrtn says
he does not regret tho death of his
wife, but Inments Hie shooting of
his son Although he has not been
living with his wlfo for four yenrs,
Turner wns intnneiy jealous or nor
She attended n coclal'ln .a church at
L.fillni. tTn.tMi.i. tfnmln.i nl..1i. AHil t.n.l
I ounur pv i'lKS .iuitwi liibv Him uu'i
arranged with her son to accompany
'her home, without Turner's know!-
edtc. As she emerged from tho,
church Turner fired frOm behind n
bush The first Bhot killed tho worn
an, and mistaking his ton for th"
man who ho thought had called to
nke his wife home, fired n second
hot. When he discovered that h
had shot his own son, Turner was
frnntlo with grief, but he expressed
no sorrow over killing his wife. H
Is bogging constantly for a chanco to
k'll himself. He threaten to slowly
rtaryo blmeolf to death.
Slflto I SniiihlH-! Jo. Women.
Boston. Jirno 30 "The roguiars-
w. defeated today In the election
of ottlcor. for the Federation of
Women's clubs, which Is In blennldi
toaeion here. Mrs. Philllu N. Moore
of St Louis dtfeatod Mrs. May Alden
Ward of Boston for the presidency
by a vote of 61( to 390, This was
the only contest and feeling ran high
among the delegate.
Mrs Moore was supported by the
weetern olub women. Her opponent
Mrs. Ward, was the choice of tho
nominating committee, and Mrs.
Moore's adherents carried the fight
to the floor of the convention and
nominated her there without the
recommendation of the nornJnatlnK
The fight for tho presidency w&
one of the hottest In the history of
the organization. Mrs. Ward U '
well known authoress of Boston nnd
bid ben the support of the entlro
Mew Bagland delegation. The bal
loting uesaa at 2:30 o'clock yetr
4&y afternoon, but the final rosult
wa not known until this morning.
Mr. JosJah E. Cowjfts of Los An
gelet. Cal.. first vice preid-nt; Mrs.
Belle King of Illinois, second vice
president: Mrs. William Johnson
Kansas board of directors; Mr
Frederick X. Sbleck, Wheatland.
Wyo.. corresponding secretary.
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PERSIAN COUNCILORS ARE
PUT TO DEATH
St Petor.burg. June 30. Accord
ing to a U'spatch received from
Tahornn oriflv the 12 members or
courtmartla, h.e been executed by
WILL HAVE '
PARKER ON SCENEGRAY CKN
TER OF CONSERVATIVES
JOHNSON MEN ARRIVE
HHYAN WILL DICTATE.
(United I'rm Lratttl Wire.)
(By John E. Nevlnt.)
Denver, Colo., Juno 30. With tho
nrrlvol tomorrow of Alton D, Parker
of New York, conservative of con
servatives, oacked by the big eastern
contingent, tho wnr on "radicalism"
In tho Democratic national conven
tion will be on.
Every prorpect points to an old
tlmo Democratic flgtt to n finish and
the prospect teems to be pleasing to
the leaders. The main battle will
contor around the Hntl-lnjunctlon
plank. Parker, n Judgo and a law
yer, will op riot 'bitterly a'aiell
that might ho construed as an "at
tack on tho courts."
Tho conservatives plan to mnko a
not campaign nil along the lino and
even talk about beating Dryan for
tho nomination, which appears to he
Tho mnnngers of tho cninpnlgn of
Judge Q ray, of Delnwaro, will open
headquarters tomorrow. He Is the
conservatives nnd they will rail
around his sultu In th? Hntol Savoy.
Tho main body of tho supporters of
Governor Johnson of Minnesota, tiro
oxpectcd to arrive this evening.
Tho Drynn men are confident that
they will be able to control tho fo.
mallon of the platform and predict
that It will be the kind of platform
that Drynn desires.
Lincoln. Neb., June 30. The nry
nUe. announced today that they aru
not In tlm lnnt frluhtpiioil nt tho
minims or Juduo nrav'a rrlonds that .
ho wl.l be a factor In the convention,
They declared that, Gray's only pos
slblo hope Is for second place on tho
Arrnngomonts already have been
made for notifying Dry an of hU
nomination at Kalrvlew farm.
Mol)JHr Navy of Jiimih'm
MlulttJ J'r. Lfiiiifil Wlr.
Toklo, Juno 30 It wns
nminrtnit trwlnv ttiiii thn prfiml Tim
inouvera will begin Ootober in nnl
cguiiuuu iinui ijui uiiiniMii a hvuviui
review of the fleet In the latter part
' San Francisco, June 30 Tho nn-
nouncement of the Japanoee fleet
wa received with mnrkod interest
when transmitted to offloers of th
American fleet In this harbor. Tho
American ships are dee, according
to the sohedule. to arrive at Yoko-
hama on October 17.
The not result Is that navies of
America and Japan w'll he in active
'trim, ready for n "frolle" at tho
name time In the water of Japan
Tho Amorlcnn fleet will be at haltlo
practice In Manila bay at the time of
the general review by the emperoi,
whyn the whole .laiianese navy Is ox-
cocted to be mobilized at Yokohama
Most po-itive ueniajs nro row
that thorn is anything extraordinary
In tho announcement of Japan's na-
val plans. It Is said that the review"
and maneuvers are regular set per-
formancos and it l explained that
nu nniv natural that the Japunoso
should want their ships to be In fine
trim and make a good suowiug wnen
tho Americana visit their shore.
, o !
J2. ? "r "T-r'S. her'
Prlwfightir KllmliMile H-nlnir. I
joen. nor BattUng Nelson did
5Sr wa. on he' road "Sirtv tW
mornlnJln tho fog and after bis cui
o?nar5 run did I Ittlo gymnasium
lomary run, mu "',, htt
S" "om "rosV""
Jt won't do me any gooa o vu.
said Gans, "If I wanted to put on the J
glovo to prepare for this fight '
would have to knock out a sparring
partner several tlmee a day You
can't box Nelson, you have to fight
hln So I am saving my hands"
ir n i hw-wmss"!-"' i iiim i iiiw n
GRADING TO BEGIN
WILL SOON HE THROWING DIRT
COMPLETING HUJIVKY AND
SECURING THE HA LANCE OV
IHG11T OF WAY TO DALLAS.
Surveyors nro nt work completing
the cross-sectioning and location oC
the Salem, Dallat and Fall City rail
road between Snlotn and Pallas.
Somo of the right of way has not
been procured, hut as soon a-s that l
obtnlned work will begin on con
Manager Spauldlng, of the BimuM
Ing Lumber company, whq Is on
of the owners of the line, was nsn
th I Afternoon, and said they wer
pot ready to nlve out W details or
mnko any rath prowkes as to hftw
toon the rtmd. would he running, hut
that Ktmie icradlNK wihiM b dtHM
hietween Salem and DallH within a.
few days. More than this Vih whM
not tayi There is great artlvlty R
the Salem, DalWi and Falh City mil
road and 9lem bootni ar wHek
elated at the activity,
(Uuit.a Vtttt i.f-ii wii. i
Chicago, Juno 30. ThoiiManda, of.
men who will return to work tomor
row after months of enforced Idlo
ness arc celebrating tho happy occa
sion today. Happy famlllea are to
be oen In all tho parks and htm
drods of llttlo parties went or ex
Practically every rnllrond man m
the United Statin will ho at work to
morrow, which has been termed "re
employment day," but tho onthui
lasts who are organls'ng a local
branch of the National Prosperity
league, similar to the one formed at
St. Louis. The Illlnoh Central which
will bo among the InrgoU corpora
tlons to re-ojnploy men tomorrow,
win I'Ut ooou rniiroBuem in ineir oiu
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EpIolon Muffle 1'ollrc,
Snn Frunctsco, Juno 30. Duloc
tlvos nnd police are baffled today Id
their efforts to explain tho explosion
which destroyed two buildings and
cost the lives of fivo persons ye
terriny and. though they aru unablo
to subutantlote It, they still cling to
the accident theory.
The belief rhnt tho oxploslon wus
the work of dynamite, howevor, H
strongest among thote who hnvo
Been the ruin. iivewtlKnllori howrt
that Thomas J. Gallagher, to whom
tht property wrs leased, Is a half
brother to Samuel Johnson who con
ducteii a saloon on tile Wo which
was uesiroyeu. n i i" r.i.nn i
tho Thomas J Gnllaghor, who Is tho
brother of Former Huperviwir "H'g
j(m" Gallagher, who ha- been tho
object of repeated dynamiting ou
ragwi. Members of tho graft prose,
putlou believe, neiferthylw, that tho
Uiugs who blew up "Illg JimV
property were misie i oy w ""
helng identical. Having found all
of Gallagher's party carefully guard
a ., & . ll.....l S,A.a XAHS IttlAM tllA
. ' . - " ""
VoVd ." In he recoVdor's oineo and
h.tupon J. Propejy .. an oppor
' iifth death wa. added to ho
list at midnight when Mrs. May Die.
rower succumbed to tho Injuries h
...Imintd. Fred Sweeney, who le
, , , , ,
kv. S. U'Ren was appointed a not-
ary public yesterday. ,
At last they all admlf Bryan will
te nominated, but predict fight over
v'e vi "" J
flgbM9r th mayoralty of New xprB .. V.
sometime today, when an at-
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