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. !. , - wrxy jatw an VOfc.W"' SALEM. ORBGO)?. , atoXDAY, AUGUST 31, 1008 NO. 215 HOLLAND ARS WAR WITH VENEZUELA , ' L' "V K fl WMk W im m. M -m1 'B mtw fl 4 . Hi.' it' HI' i . m Hi a HI MM MUM y nr xiaun ttgMai lunu nal FE sii: TT ttlTLE IN 5P0LITICAL i GOFFERS iNQUi PARTIES ARE SHORT OF FUNDS (t'nltfd Press Leaned Wire.) ' Chicago. Aug. 31. Tlioro Is an uUag void in the campaign coffers ot both tho Republican nnd Domo- otlc parties, according to political palp today In tho two big -camps d the lenders aro beginning to bit their brows over tho outloqk lit campaigns thus far havo boon winded on nn cxtromoly coiiBorvn- Cti financial basis, tho managers be- if hopeful nil nlong tlint tho con- ftlou void Improve and money be kihcomlng when the executive coin itte ot tho contest began to , (Continued on oncn Jour.i CONFLICT WOULD BE DANGEROUS NETHERLANDS MAY LOSE OUT (United Press Lcnscd Wire.) Tho Hnguo, Aug. 31. Tho wholo population .ot Holllnnd Is today torn with tho questien: "Should thero bo wnr with Vonozuoln7" Tho Inst noto from Joso Da Jcsub Pnul, tho Vono z'uolan foreign minister, wholly un conclllntory in Its tono, has awaken ed tho Netherlands to tho fact thnt a Btlff Job nwaltB hor in tho Carrlb enn and today the people aro asking If diplomacy has not gono nBtrny nnd tho Dutch cabinet plunged tho wholo country Into n most dnn gorous conflict. Tho pooplo rcnlizo that tho gov ernment has gono too far to rocodo f I1ICAG0 STORE PEOPLES BARGAIN HOUSE . CANADIAN ;. PACIFIC TIED UP ' CRIME IS RIFMN BAY CITY MORE MEN MAY BE CALLED OUT (United Press Leaned Wire.) Winnipeg, Man., Aug. 31. Trains aro delayed throughout tho west on tho Canndlan Pacific lines as tho re cult of tho Btrlko of tho machinist and tho genornl demand for action looking toward a settlement Is in creasing. Tho rnllwny commission will moot hero September 10 nnd It la said that tho union will bring bo foro that body strong representa tions showing n violation of tho alien labor law by tho gonornl Importation ot American railway mon. Affidavits, mado by railroad mon In tho U. S, will bo offorcd in sup port of tho contention Union mon clnim that tho places of tho Btrlkors aro' being filled by Americans. NEW FALL MERCHANDISE ARRIVING DAILY notes' suits, ladies' coats, silk petticoats, itrh, silk WAISTS, DIICSS GOODS, PINK SILKS, LEATHER GOODS, I'M- ERELUS, VKILIXGS, KID GLOVES, FLAXXELS, RLAXKETS, HUU'I'IMl riiAXKI.ETTKS, OUTING FLAXXELS, 1STC WE ciAiuxTKi; ova prices TO HE TIIK I.OWEST. JOOO yards of C2llonnti nimi. jj nd Lawns, now on salo at hc and e per yard. 1000 nrri nf rto.i. j r .... . " wain hjju uigiu JJowd OuUng Flannels. A good He quality nt .ucnyard ITJrkUh and Huck Towels all Wi. 3c, H LRe, 10c, 12 Jic wPPer, now on sale for 08c. C, Hop Qiove,, a pair, Be. 190 Va e... y ui r-no on 8ale- McL Ho , ,nd80me garment, 4 at QwJft Selling Prlcea. hLW8nt, a pretty 8u,t i!i c.and set the he x ", $1050, $i2.5o and W5Sjlit Bar8a,ns In the . , " clGO STORE. Vancouver, D. C Aug. 31. A crislB is approaching in tho mo chnnicB' striko on tho Canndlan Pn clflc railway, according to dispatches received from Winnipeg today. Tho committco in Montronl, roprosontlng nil the unions, to which tho omployos bolong has given tho company an othor week to docido whothor It will meet this committco in conferonco, with tho object of sottllng tho striko or hnvo tho ontlro system tied up. The committco In Montronl ropro sont not only tho machinists, boiler makors and enrmon on striko, but nlo tho onglncorB, firemen, conduc tors nnd trninmon. Formor Mnstor Meohanlc Cross of Wlnnlpog Is now In England, having been sont thoro by tho company to hlro mechnnlcs, VI6ILANTEES MAY ORGANIZE NE$ FALL MILLINERY Now on exhibition. If yon want Sw,eUHatfl at Small Prices come to tho CHICAGO STORK. SALEM, OREGON gracefully and thnt unless Castro recedes from his position, tho Neth erlands will bo put to an onormoiu expense In nttomptlng n blockndo of Venezuelan ports and possibly In volved In a struggle In which It will emorgo ponniless nnd with national proitlgo dimmed. The great majority of people cling to tho hopo that Castro will still yield. Thoy realize that tho limited resources ot Holland mako a strug gle with a country thousands of miles away a precarious undertak ing. Tho socialists aro mnklng tb most of tho situation nnd .declaim ing against war. A. blockade of Venezuelan ports, without nctml war, would bo an expensive thing, however, and tho Dutch aro wonder ing what would happen If Castro should developo bettor staying quali ties than they look for. Meanwhile tho ministry hopes that France can bo Induced to Join Hol land In tho disciplining of Castro. It Is thought that the recent fine of $50,00Q,000 Imposed on the French company by tho supreme court' of Venezuela will Induce tho French government to re-open the case against Castro. TACOMA POPULATION INCREASES XIXE THOUSAND (Uulted I'rrm Lea til Wire.) Tacoma, Wn., Aug. 31. Advance sheets of tho 1908 Polk directory make thetotal poplatlon of Tacoma, 197,500. an increase over tho esti mate for last year of 9,750. This In eludes the suburbs of Ruston and Fera Kill. (United Pre? Leased Wire.) San Francisco, Aug. 31. Taking ndvnntngo of tho lack of organiza tion of tho police department preced ing tho threat of a shako up In tho department and decapitation of Chief of Pollco Ulggy, thugs are busy in this city. No less than ton au daclous burglaries wero reported .this morning bcnldos others that have been Bupprosaod by tho pollco. It Ib estimated thnt o'or twq doz en burglaries and hold-ups have been committed nightly by peoplo In Ban Francisco's QUtlnylng districts of tho city. Pooplo nro tnlklng of organizing vlgllnnco commltteos to protect life nnd property. Wnltor Filbert, a chnuffenir and Charles Andorson, n carpenter, wero caught early todny In tho Pacific Hardwaro storo on North ntroot thrco blocks from tho pollco station. Pollcomen gnvo chaso to tho burg lars nnd captured them. Tho gonornl order Issued by Chief of Pollco niggy that nows of hold ups bo suppressed hns led to tho -ab- sonco of nny record of ensos oxcopt those that got out from tho hospitals wlioro tho victims of tho thugs arc tnkon for treatment. ThlaMs n small porcontngo. BREWER BRUTALLY TREATED CORONER'S JURY VERDIGT San Francisco, Aug. 31. A man who cnlln hlmsolf William Thomns and who Is said by tho pollco to bo nn ox-convlot, wos orrestod early to day nftor ho hnd broken Into three enloons and mado an Ineffectual nt tompt to rob Hlchncl McCnuloy, a bartondor In another saloon. Thomns wont Into a enloon Just off Market street on Fourth uml call ed to tho bartondor to hold up his hands. McCnuloy refused this and ran out Into tho strcot calling for tho pollco. When tho pollco arrlvod, Thomas was trying to got out tho back door. Ho was arrested and when searchod, it was dlscovorod that ho had loot from three othor saloons on his por son. An Investigation showed that tho saloons had beon entered last night. At Dunn Bros, tho burglar took a re volver. . , o MILLIONAIRE DIES OF SUNSTROKE (United Pr Leaned Wire.) New York, Aug. 31. Prostrated by heat while attending the reunion of his college class at New Haven, Frederlok C. Wawltt, retired banker and millionaire la dead today at hU home la Oswego, N. Y. He leave an estate worth $20,000,000. Ho was a bachelor and related to Thomas O, Piatt. At tho tlmo of the Flsh-Harrlman Btruggle for the control of the Illinois Central, ho cast his forces on the side of the Fish party, giving Fish his proxy on 6000 shares, It was reported that Harrlman offered him $1,200,000 for his stock. Portland, Aug. 31. Death from brutal nnd Inhuman trcntmout nt tho hands of Captain T. O. Dolchor was tho sum nnd substanco ot tho coronor's Jury vordlct ronderod yes terday forenoon on tho death ot Charles SchoM of Snlom. , Tho chief witness boforo tho Jury was MIsb Lola Loomls, a laundrosn, who was a gniost at tho Collliu Springs hotol, whoro Soholl rocelvcd tho Injuries thnt resulted. In his doath. She testified that alio was nwakoncd by moans under hor win dow nnd, hurriedly dressing, notified Captain Ilolchor, who wont down and spoko to tho man who was pros trated and bogging pltoously for holp. Miss LoomlB furthor testified Dolchor told Scholl, who said ho was uunblo to rlso, thnt If ho didn't got up nnd got out of thoro ho would put a ropo around his nock hnd pull him out. Hero Mls Loomls stnten site again rotlred to hor room. Sho tor 1 1 fled sho iiotlflod Dolchor nt 2 o'clock In tho morning, ' Othor witnesses followed 'Miss Loomls nnd testified to finding Scholl on tho' grnsn In tho plnco whoro he had boon loft by Dolchor nt 8 o'clock tho snmo morning. Testimony wnn glvon to tho effect tlint Hotelier stated to ono man that ho (Soholl) ought to be shot; to nnothor that It wan nn old drunk, who wouldn't got nip Scholl 'h log wns found to bo frac tured In two plncos. Tho Salem Elks sont Attorney Cnrson to question tho witnesses nt tho tnquoit. Othor Elks, of whlcl order tho doconsod wns a mombor, wero also proscnt. Tho following Interview was glvon by Mr, F. O. Dockabnch this morn ing when asked rogardlng tho latter surrondlngH of Charles Scholl's death: "It was very unfortunate thnt statomontB wero mado public In sev oral Portland newspapers rogardlng tho Injury and latter death ot Charles Scholl, our browmantor and troasuror at Calllns Springs. Mr. Scholl did not go to Collins Springs because of a desire to euro hlmsolf of trouble acquired through drink. That statomont which nppoared in certain Portland papers was positive ly unfounded. Mr. Scholl has beon running down In health for soveral months due entirely to a severe cold which ho caught late In the winter and ho nover got entirely rid of this as tho work at the brewery was such that it mado it Impossible for him to got any better and continue work The alternating conditions from ex treme heat tQ extromo cold which prevails In tho browing plant, sim ply mado it very bad for any one suffering from a cold. It was there fore, Insisted both by mysolf and other officers ot tho browory, that ho take a rest from work for several wcoks and sook some plnco Where he could mako himself easy and takn care of himself. Collins Springs had been recommended to him by several friends, and It was with tho most pleasant of thoughts and easo of mind that Charley Scholl left here for Collins Springs. The statements made by all the gjicsts who wero at Collins Springs, during the time that Scholl was thero shows that Mr. Scholl had not been drinking and FRIGHTENS WIFE INTO . HYSTERIA BY MUTE THREATS IN COURT (United I'remi Leaned Wire.) San Francisco, Aug. 31. Fonrlng that hor husband wold carry out a muto threat to cut hor throat, made Jn tho court room todny when sho appeared to testify against him on o chnrgo og nbandonmont, Mrs. Lilly Hates, n rocont arrival horo from Providence, II. I., ran from tho court room nnd down on tho street. She hnd run throo blocks boforo sho could bo captured by Prosocutlng Attorney Hobort Duko nnd begged pltoously not to bo compollod to tea tlfy against hor husband. Mru. Dates, who Is a young nnd bonutlful woman, accused hor hus band ot boating hor terribly and leaving hor lo Btarvo. Sho Vris the first witness called today. As she eat In tho witness chair, hor hus. band, who faced hor fixed his oyes upon her and tossing bnck his head with n grotesque goBturo, ho parsed his liandB quickly ncross bin throat to I lid I en to theoporntlon of a knlfo. Mrs. Ilntos shrlokod, throw hpr liandB nbovo hor bond and dnrtod from tho witness chair, through the crowded court room nnd down onto tho street boforo nnyono could Btop hor. When Hho wns cnught, sho wont Into n hystorlcnl fit or sobbing nnd laughing and bogged not to bo com pollod to go into tho court room ngnln. Duko rcfiiBOd to drop tho cnio nnd It was continued until Woduosday Dntes' ball wns Inoronsod to $1000 M. Gordon, IiiihIiiosh mnungor for tho Sunset magazine, for which pi per Dates had boon working, appear ed In courttodny nnd sworo that DntOH hnd embezzled n largo mini of money. It Is said that DatoH has a rypnotlc Influonco ovor his wife. was positively as sober as any man could bo. Wo felt It to bo our duty to Mr Scholl's family no well as tho duty to which wo owo ouruelvos nnd our business that his death should bo thoroughly Investigated and we determined upon that from tho very outset. Tho coroner of Multonmah county, tho exalted ruler of tho Porltand lodgo of Elks and officers of the local lodgo here as well m many othors assisted us in gettlag at the truth, and wo all fool tho sin cerest debt of gratltudo for tho cour ageous and earnest manner in which thoy helped us. It ban been clearly demonstrated that Iho first report which camo out, wero postlvoly un founded as shown by the vordlct of tho coroners Jury," The remains of Charles Scholl, who died from Injurloa rccolyed while, at tho Collins Spring" hotol several days ago, wero burled In Port land yesterday, nnd tho funeral wa ono of the largest attended In Port land for some time, by friends from Oregou and Washington. Tho K!k lodgo of Portland, asslstod by sov eral members from tho local lodge, performed tho ceremony nt the El'4 hall, and tho remains were after ward taken charge of 'by tho order of the Sons of Hermann, of Pert land. '"Th'e Hofal delays were Mot beautiful.