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(Kje Hail i iauraal r '' s Mil I W 1 1 iitflfciBiifpfciBSBlHlJfE But 1 M ftLJjajiiMmi" gfgjfjl JFjrtBy YilliM ji ? jfrir rob. win SALEM, OREGON TIlWtSIJAY, NOVEMBER 5, 1008 NO. 21a RYAN CONGRATULATES TAFT ON VICTORY ,. M. KIRK, WELL KNOWN INSURANCE MAN DROPS DEAD TODAY ACHINE OPENS WARFARE THE POPULAR CHOICE ON reatest Political Battle in History of Oregon Will Be Fought Oat in the Next Oregon Legislature The Orcgou innchlno has evldontly elded to make the Tnft victory In egon the pretext for tho ovortnrow the popular will and tho ropoal or e Oregon direct primary law. He Washington nnd California re followed Oregon In enacting a r primary law, nnd whllo nil kUi are trying to bring about the tlon of United StntoB sonntors by rect voto of tho people a rosult hlch Oregon has nccompllflhcd tho ichlne managers of Oregon aro on he lack track. Thoy havo begun ombard'ng every mombor of tho log- Utiire with a program to defeat the "ople's cholco, nnd rcBtoro the old irrupt way or olocting sonators. This battle Is up .to tho pcoplo ro irdless of pnrty In Orogon. It ean machlno warfare on tho Initia tive nnd referendum nnd tho direct primnry, backed by all tho money that corporato power nnd corrupt politicians can throw Into tho battle against tho pcoplo. Let no ono bo deceived. Tho machlno loaders hate tho popular reforms. This Ib going to be a fight to destroy the progress thnt has been made In putting Oregon In the frcr.t rank of political states, and put In tho anddlo Instead the most vicious oloments of Orogon pol itics. It means tho overthrow of tho dl root primary law, tho corrupt prac tices act, and tho powor of tho pco plo genorally to control tho public pol'clos of this stato, It Is not a fight to glvo n United ICE KING JURY IS STILL OUT PUZZLING OVER INSTRUCTIONS (Continued i pn pngo 4.) (United Press Loacd Wire.) Now York, Nov. 5. After sovornl hours' consideration of tho ovldonco, tho Jury In tho trial or Charles W. Morso, tho ico king, nnd Alfred II. Ourtis, tho former prcsldont of tho Dnnk of North America, roturnod to tho court room at 11:25 Inst night for additional Instruction. Tho foreman of tho Jury wanted onllghtonmont on tho Judgo'a charge covoring tho interpretation or con spiracy. Tho spoclllod portion of tho court's chnrgo was ro-read, and tho (Continued on Pngo G.) TIIH WEAPON VK FIGHT WITH IS LOW rulers W E SELL MARSHALL FIELD'S OF CHICAGO. TIIK BEST IX AMERICA PRIEST IS INVOLVED IN SCANDAL CONCERNING GIRL'S DISAPPEARANCE (United Press L-cd Wlra t San Francisco Nov. 5. Failing to trnco tho movomonts of Ednn Clark, tho 19-year-old art student, who mys teriously dlsnppoared from her Oak land homo nearly a fortnight ago, tho prlvato dotcctlvcs employod by the family abandoned tholr soarch today. t Tho enso will bo tnkon up by tho pollco of this city as now llglit was thrown on tho caso 'today by the finding of a Pullman ticket stub on a lienn of bwooiiIiiks from thc$ church of St. Mnry, tho Virgin, whqso pnstor, tho Rov. Paysou Young, wnH known to havo been with Mils Cl.uk shortly before hor disap pearance. Tho uncle of Edna Clark, doupnlr Jtjjj'oXnvaliitaiulnt; secrecy by tho flild I tilt orfhe sill, with tho aid of pri vate detectives, nt last Iiuh called upon the police of this cltj nnd Ouk- MAJORITY OE 25000 IN0REG0N INDICATED BY THE RETURNS BRYAN ADMITS DEFEAT IN MESSAGE TO TAET SENT TTnltoil Prnaa T.iuapH Vlr0 Portland, Or., Nov. 5. That Tuft' has carried Oregon by a plurality of 25,000 Is indicatod by complete re turns from 10 of tho 34 counties, containing throo-flfths of tho vote, and giving tho president-elect n louJ of 15,325. In 18 comploto counties tho count has proceedod far onough to Indicato nn additional plurnllty of nearly 10, 000. Owing to the IncomploteuesH of tho ilgurcs on Dobs, Cjuilln and Hlsgun, their rospectlvo totals cannot bo np proxlmateed ho cloHely tia thuifo of Taft and Urynu. It appoara that tho lessor caudldateH polled less than 10,000. Of thuito DebH received bo tweun 0000' and 70Q0, Clmtliv' 2H00 and IIlBgou Iohh than COO. - , Dobs rocolved COO ( votes loss in Multuomnh county than four years Salem's Greatest Store POR THE QUICK SELLING OP MERCHANDISE OKITITS DURING THIS WEEK'S SALE UP-TO-DATE NEW GOOIS AT PRICES THAT WILL MAKE A I.IVKI.Y PACE FOR OUlt COMPETITORS. REMEMBER, AVE AHE LEADERS, NOT FOLLOWER.0. JUT lilVlMVFI) HY EXPRESS, THE LTET IX THE FOLLOWING: y Women's Suits and Coats, Dress Skirts, Furs, Silk Petti coats, Children's Coats, Sweaters, New Waisting Silks, New Dress Goods, Millinery, Kid Gloves, Ruching Etc F ,aa. r ., i uu New aims JuBt received. Thoy nro beaiitiru1, Tho latest modified Dlrostolro and Sheath offecti, Mntorlal the latost. We ask Small Prices. $8.50, $10.50 $12.50 and up 17.50 Dlack Silk Petticoats, while they last for $:.3 Ladies' Coats In Black and Colors; tho very latest Price $4.95, $6.90 $8.90 and up Dress Goods and . Silks The greatest Block lu.SaUm. Price, jard. . . .-3c, ;ic, lc, 03c mill up Chicago Store S41EM, OREGON s E$9fpLppHi iHEviS " Wi ppLVPpppa TBBb k-jpjH CluT r ffiBByl i 7 if 1 i !Hl9' vv I7 s 1 'y JpM M jS Krm RsvppF pWpT m- I -MiXZ3F fmm IH H Hr 'MB JMl a I Jim rjm n rl mfl ml 7f J I JMpirli'V flu i pk i ill ini If mH i )V lpSJb) ,4pBppB "" wHPBm PPPPBPPPPK 'mWgKjmBagglmamamammammaMmgKBgM SOME IMPORTANT EVENTS Taft has mado nn announcement of thnuks for IiIh election, itnt Ihk thnt ho owes it principally .to both Kopubllcnn and Domocrnllo buslneus inen. A $000,000 firo swept n part of tho business part of I'ombroko, Out. "aft's lead in Oregon has passo the 2D, 000 murk. Chancoi aro nbout oven in Maryland; tho probalillltlos bolng that nolthor Taft nor Dryan will get u mnjorlty of moro than 200. Tho Republican majority in tho Iioubu of ropronoutntlves hns boon roduced from 50 to 25. J. Nelson Velt, a Wall street brokor, yostorday killed his wealthy widowed mother becauso of a qunrrol which onsuod following his nti nouncoment thnt he hud boon socrotly married. Charlos Schibsler, tho Los Angelos morchant who flvo years ago had six thousand pieces of others' skin grafted on him whero hlu own had beon burnod away by his falling In a vat of boiling wator, will today havo his arm cut away fiom his bIiIo whoro it has grown fast, (Uultod PrtM Lam4 Wire) Lincoln, Neb., Nov, 8. Convinced by moro complete returns from the doubtful and close states that Taft has hmn Elected, Bryan today snt the following telegram: "William IL Taft, Cincinnati, Ohie: "Plee accept my congratulations and best wlshea for the succeed of your administration. (Signed) "V. J. BItYAN," iiotyr to iuccome OIIIKV JUBTIGta VnBhlnKton, I). C Nov. C. The reports of various changeA to be mndo In tho rnblnet are aumeHtd by tho prediction of po)(tlclaua here that Ellhu Hoot, tvocreUry of state will soon retire. It is prophesied thnt I19 will aooo)t-the'eklr,jHrttlW-ship of tho fliiprqnio court to succeed Melville W. Fuller. E land. Today descriptions of tho girl, with all Information coucornlng hor actions on the day of her dopurture, nro on tho way to ovory pollco depart ment lu tho United States. Tho finding of tho ticket stub, while not conclusive ovldonco, is re garded n b oxtromoyl Important. Hitherto Chief Hlggy has assorted that, boyond u porfunctory Inquiry at the various hospitals, tho pollco weru not taking up tho caso, bocauko there wns no ovldenco of crime. To day detectives of the upper oftlco aro hard nt work, Tho police have discarded the theory that Miss Clark was Induced to withdraw monoy from hor bank by a stranger, who subsequently mur dored her for tho amount. Thoy rely upon further dovelopmeriB to show Edna Clark being on an eastbouud train. Tho date stamped on tho Pullman ticket stub Is October 20. That tho girl left tho train after It pulled out of Oakland and re turned to San FntncUco Is the po llco theory, based on the fnct that tho stubs uro UBiinlly calUcNnl from pus songers by the conduator ufior the train is several hours out of Oak land. This, they say. Indicates that the girl roturnod to tho chinch and there threw away the stub. Whethor she then saw Father Young tho pollco will not say Fathor Young denies that he has soon hor sluco thp Friday before her disappearance. .Discarding also tho theory that religious differences between tho girl and hor mother, Mrs. Anita (OMKMMM4I (Hi r J ago. His Oregon voto then wns 7010. Most uiirprlslug wns tho Indepond onco voto for Hlsgen, which, in tho statu, may not exceed .100. Prohibi tionists seem to have hold tholr own fairly well, In Multnomah rounty thoy polled 027. Tuft carried ovory county lu Oro gon. The closest county contest was In Bnkor, which wns won for Taft by loss tliun 100.' OHIO REPUBLICANS . ADMIT HARMON'S ELECTION Columbus, O., Nov, G,- Republican Ohnlrmnn4 Williams today conceded tho election of Judson Harmon, Dem ocrat, iiH governor, with a plurality of over 20,000, vrt Tho loglsloturo will bo Republican but n Sonator Forakor's torm ox plro beforo tho special tarlff-rovlalon hobhIoii of congross nd thoro will hi no rogulnr sosslon of tho now logls lattiro. In tho meantime, aovernor oloot Harmon might Jiave tho appoint ment of n successor for Fornker to uorvo nt tho special pernios, Tho Republican loaders are plan ning to provent this, The term of the new legislature begins January 1. Governor Hun Is remains lu ot flco until tho socond Monday In Jan uary. It Is expeeted that Governor llhrrls will rail th" now legislature Into session January 2 to elect a iwa -O . HECONH KQUAIHION WiKH TO MANIM Amoy, China, Nov. C. Tho second squadron of tho American Hoot, after a week of receptions and social en tertalnmentB to Its officers and men, sailed for Manila today. Admiral Emory on tho Louisiana will bo detached temporarily from tho squndron nnd will go to Hong Kong for n brief visit. Tho remain ing seven ships aro scheduled to roaoh Manila next Sunday, " - c SOCIALIST PARTY Ci5,HM PROIHS CLAIMING (JAINS Chicago, Nov. C. Secretary Uarnoe of tho national baiiipalgn commlttep of tho Socialist party, today eat I runt ed that the. Socialist voto would ex ceed 525,000. Tho voto of Illinois, according to Barnes, will barely reach 50,000. Oklahoma showed ' the larg est gain, wit ha vote of . 5.7,690, com pared to 44Q9 In 1994., Tho Prohibition eeamlUeemeii re port a galu Id tho vete, but gve so estimate &t its stse,. INSURANCE MAN DROPS DEAD L. M Kirk, ono of Bnlom's business men, prominent In Insurance, droppel dead this morning at 10:30 a the Interuoctlon of High and Chemekots. stroet. Br. W. H. Byrd was called Immediately, but death was Instan taneous resulting from hoart failure, Mr. Kirk has been s resident of Salem for over 20 years, and Is well known throughout Marlon county. Ho leaves four children, ssd a wlfo to mourn his death. tTfceody was removed to tho family home on Capi tal etroot. f Hul n Premonition, Mr. Kirk cmo down this inornluv and swept out his offlco. Ho hart made a dnto with Insurance Special Wells, of Portland, this afternoon and put H bti Inoss In order to turn It ovor to soma ftne. Ho loft s card on his counter, enylng ho would be back soon, and wont out on his last earthlv orrand. Ho has beou slllsg for sev eral wooks. He womld have heea 70 years old on his sex.t birthday. H was a man of quiet dlKt, of Quaker stock, ssd very MseleatiotMi Is all his desllssj, . A rVi'0