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SECOND EDITION i P. M. ournal VOL. XIX. FIRST EDITION-3 P. M. I f - -."M. l,v,,,TI lOUCN I .SAliF.M, OIllttlON, SATl'llllAY, MAIICII 13. 1000. NO. W. W A "EV T mT & w Tsrt l .j , TROYS A THOUSAND IN JAVA BLACK HAND EMPRESS OE CHINA BRINGS STORY OE TERRIBLE DISASTER LAND SIMS BURY JAVAN VILUGES GAUS ING GREAT LOSS OF LIFE AND TER RIBLE DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY R1CAN DETECTIVE IN PALMERO, ITALY THE STRANGE STORY BLACK HAND THUGS OF TACOMA MESSIAH MURDER DETECTIVE IN ITALIAN TOWN Taconm, Wash., March 13. Tha huiirliiK of JoBhun Klein, on tlio chnrge of nttomptlng to kilt MU j Horn Culbertson, en mo to nn exciting climax at the morning sobbIou today. tho stand uutll tho noon adjourn ment, tho jurors, nttornoya ami a largo audlonco woro kopt In a cou tinual stnto or merriment ovor tho man's stubhorn and undeniably queer (United Prows Leased Wlro.) Victoria, li. C, -March 13. More than 1000 poisons arc dead and thioo villages hi Jnva mo practically burled ftoin Mght as the result of great land slides, news of which has JiihI been biougltt hero by tho Hteamer KmprpRS or China. The pusscngoiH buy that when the mall left Wiudoiigslto, Tglbooboehnnl The mun who Is waiting to do a and TtiloU Hengoe, thohe three vll-1 big lot of good all at once will never luges were under tho fallen mounluln1 do nny. sides, and giost numbers or persons wen killed under them. At thttl time the earth was at III moving. The unrth that hllppod down cunning iiiln and death, whh pint or .Mount Kent Jiiiih. The passengers wuie told that only one man and two children os cued with their lives from Telok Ilenguc. i when the mysterious prisoner, who nrtlons. now toruiK hlniHeir a specialist In During tho com ho of IiIh testimony nervous dUcttics, was jiut on tho wlt-i Klein denied that he had his knlto ness stand In his own behalf. i open at the tlmo ho Ih alleged to luivo lleforo tlift attorneys had oxara-J assaulted Miss Culbortson. lined the prlsonor five minutes ho had' "Those woniun were trying to cor I grown visibly excited, and tho court I nor mo," he suld. "I wanted my lib- wan forced frequently to admonish' oily and I worked a bluff on them. him to be calm. Swinging his arma The knife may have appeared to thoin above his head, staring glaeally at to be open but It was not. I wanted the Jur and tho court room and tnllc to frighten tliom ho that thoy would In Nintlnuounly. tho "radio active" ! lot me go away from their house." AMERICAN DETECTIVE WHO WAS INVESTI GATING THE MURDER SOCIETY, IS AS SASSINATED BY ITS MEMBERS IN ITALY psychologist attempted to toll tils side of tho story, without roteronco In answer to another question, Klein stated: "I huvo absolutely no Removal Sale This is an honest sale got up speclnlh in ti .ind !.ccp the stock down. Om Spring goods nro pouring In on top of as .md we have no loom for them until our new building Is inmphu If win want goods at cost or a little ovor, we will sell Hi. m to mm U'w until our new building is ritusneu. New Spr ing Suits A spot cash buy on now Spring Suits loaves us In a position to offer ou the latest garments at about what it would cost ou for the ma terial. Long coats, silk lined and sheath skirts trimmed with buttons nnd all tho other new decorations that go to iiinke up till season's newest garments. REMOVAL PRICES ?U.O0 SUITS NOW ONLY.. - 527.50 Sl'ITS NOW ONLY 15.im And so on with all tke icst ggiiF New Spring Jackets and Silk Raincoats to tho questions aimed nt him by thot power over those girls In Europe, prosecuting attorneys. j'l'ho came to me nnd demanded thnt When aHked a direct questionI I treat thorn for their norvos. Lntor Klein would commence to oxplnln ev-, the learned tho rudlmentn of my bo erythlng but the point which tho at-1 lief and wanted to study tho religion, torneys him to bring out. j I would burn down my 35,000 fnuio At one time during tho cros4-ex'hh't In Switzerland if I thought it miiinntlnn. when Attorney aoorgo, would drive thorn uwny from the place who Is representing Klein, Intorpoaod and tola his client not to answer a certain question, tho man replied: mid bring them back to their moth ers." "Did you make a statement that Mr Ooorce. I want you to dltH you ould throw " sympathetic tlnctlj understand that I am tho por- vibration and cause the city of So- son who Is accused In this case, and .attic in o swnuoweci upr uhkcu.ai i win answer nnv question I think tornoy MoMurray. will clear me In the oyos of tho jury " Later after Klein hnd made a Un I miiiutf haranguo In an effort to ox- plain an answor to ono of tho ques ' iioiu put to him, his attorney aroio luml addressed tho ceurt: Your honor, although I am IiIphI i tn defend this man. I wish to iuy Hist I do not want to bo mndo a part 'of iliU melodramatic show. I wash ' im hand of this part of tho caso." 1 Fioni the tlmo Klein wus put on "I did say that I could do that thing but I cannot explain what I meant unless 1 nm allowed to toll tho Jury and the coin t the natuio of my religion." Turning to Judge Kastorday, tho prisoner pleaded: "Judge, won't you allow in) half an hour to explain things so that tho Jury will know my mental coudltlonT, Only hnir an hour. Judge." Judge." The lequost was refused. PORTLAND DOES NOT WANT STATE CAPITAL i comrades to :. party, declaring that lie had a big surprise In store for them today. Tho party broke up at dawn this morning, itiivouox thou trailed l'r I.nuoI WlrrJ 'stood up before the assembled gliosis, Clerk J. C Moroland, of the su ,,,.,M a pHtol to his head and fired mi enie court, i eturnod from Port-j 0 land last night, ond while In the me tropolis Mr. Moreland mado visits to 60 oi moro prominent attorneys, real estate promoters and capitalists, and the report he brings back In regard to tke removal of the enpltol to Pou land l both Interesting and Import- aut MADE THE JAPS TAKE CARE OF HIM his Information for which ho wm sent to Italy. Ills frlonds hero roared that ho would moot tho fato thnt was hulking In tho ohndow for him for years, but ho apparently did not an derutand fear, bollovlng In his ability to meet tho cunning of tho bandit. Home, Italy, March 13. Bomb tlonnl developments nro expected to rollow tho murder of Lieutenant Pe troslnlo, of tho Now York detective, force, who was shot down oa the street yesterday by tho Hlack HanJ. Papers found In tho pockets ot the delectlvo reveal tho most antauBdlAg facts regarding tho great Internntlop al Ulack Hand orRaulr.ation, It Is expected that It will be shown that Uio .world-wldo tnurdor and ar on'oVgnuizittlon la conduotod through u council or band of chiefs, who are Sicilian bandits, and to whom the money collected throughout tho world by blackmail and murdor finds Us way One document gives a complete list ami full particulars regard lug ereealaeat Sicilian ex-convicts now living In Palermo. Pelioslno was waiting for nn elec tric mr wlMtt fee was attacked, The He know moro about tho criminal . shots wore fired from a distance, aai operations of the Italian outlaws tn j tho police are without a doflnlto clow, this country than any other man am! A stioot cur passed Jimt of tor tho do had a more Intimate knowledge tfitootlvo fell, and this probably pre their plans and purposos. vented the assassins from scarchlas Potroslno often learned In advance i hU body for papers. tho plans or the Hlack Hand, und ' T"" government nnd olty onlclalH thioiigh his secret 'soui cos or Infor-. "I'e greatly ntoused over tho bold mntloii, unquestionably has snved character or the murder, and It hai many lives within tiio last decade, : tukeu on pnitloulur Importuuco be- Petroslno was born In Italy, but , cnuso or tho International phase of eamu to America when a Ind. Um '. There Is little doubt that it will Jolnod the force C yonra ngo, und. lend to a niprp rigorous attack thin his loyalty to tho work of upholding has ovor been uuglo against tho Hlack the laws was an example for his1 "and. and detormlnod effort will Now York, March 13. Nowo of tho murder of Lloutonaut Joseph PotroBlnn, Now York's groatost Ital ian detective, In Palermo, yesterday, convinces the police today that, tho Hlack Hand outrages committed here nro directed from a central ofllco in Italy. Potroslno was one ot tho most oftl dent members ot tho local detcctlvo force. Ills knowledge or foreign languages and ot tho mcthdda and customs of thu ICnttt Bide, mado him ot luestlmablo vatuo to tho depart ment. For yearn ho has boon tho must prominent leador lu tho fight against tho secret organization, mid his efforts have been moat effective. JIo wjib sout to Italy to obtain Infnr matloit about tho Hlack Hand, anl wus shot down by assnsslns. Ho has long boen "marked" ror death, however, mid curried on his work vlgoiously and wit limit hesita tion. It Is claimed that President MoKlulo) would not have been kllj)d If tho government secret service mon hnd hooded the advice of Potroslno, whoso recommendations, It Is said, would have prevented Gxolgos from reaching the President. I Unltm! I'rrm l.ravwl Wlrp.1 OretU Falls. Mont.. March IX.- A I American born ussoelates. rrom whom l mud1 to ("terminate tlio organist hold-up man who compelled his vl-iu '" known that ho obtained most f,tlon. lima, six Japanese mon, to aid him to' Hi -ikls with these men aboat make his wcape on a handeMr. Is thoi (MIHJ -w,in.i ,l(, (llliu SK,t .a.h U. .1.- N- '" 'nH"'1 will woik onki ''' ""-"' for ,he Chlcaio ttor au. f '' " (omera. If we buy a article .hut u worth HO aH i " - little profit i ' we can buy aeore. t gttfk Snrliu Jlt ow S'-0""' qhu aow oij '-"" $; yo J 16 Silk We csa how )" " and ,H" ,,., lok thiough the much talked-of capital ehange. objert of a search being mado l up vnri.ml v. that the iconic of," IM"oe oi "" eiiy I'oitlsad have Hot tho slightest dofilre (.. i ih, (apltal. nor do they want nny .,(lii f the state Institutions In Pert laud Some of the mea whom Mr i. .i.ia ml .allwl oh wore somownai COULD WIN, SAYS MRS. HUS'TED HARPER oera In the sufTrage movement all ua'J ! large amlUee." The robber, masked and annoil wltli a revolver, walked Into a miction house at HiiriiliHiu. wheie tho six' Nets York, March 13- Declaring JapanosQ were working, and backed that ihuiupagn,. suppers would have j them Into a corner. After taking! paanwl the suffrage hill Ht Albany,! TEXAS MAY KNOCK JOHNSON OUT Uuhuatuu, Texas. March IS 'Ph., . . ... ' l Jill f..k ilium tlto s-klalia liititstiLil t lti flii Tfllylnl If ft riiAt viiffrMtiH I tltltk t a . . tittt.i In their crltlelm of tno.par-i ,uw """ "'" " " i - - - .,.., ...... ynu.ic. -ni immumhihiii oi mis city is up f. whoagltatwl the romoval of th'" hamlear and foieed his victims today dlsoiusod tho recent blow dealt lu anus toda following the ruouljit ,iti(l as they claim it only tends to " run u uown me iraes hooiii a nine. ( i u ur rnvnuirm nun ''"' " .......... ., n..i.nH The frlHhteued JatMiieiic rushed back Profogsor Hohlapp. or Cornoll. Dr. aniiiM- iiiejtwiee s.t ..-. ...."..,.. .....I . ... .' .,,, j... ... to wie aeeiion umiHo hiiii ruporiou iiiw ....,i num wuihuh ki iiiuuu o i robbery, but the thug hsd esespwl. , be loved and tho learned professor o sii'd race suicide would follow tho i giving of votos to women. Hhe said: "If we should send women to Al- ibany who would go to ehumpagnel supper with the legislators and glvei i h'uiiuj irH. iij wirr.j inwin a gonernl u Kood linio. tv ltd forte upon tue city soweiMing Iihm no desire for waaievor. Some of the beet buslar men aud , i,-t lap'UltaU Ih Portland stated GOULD ADMIRES to Mi Morelaad that to roovo tht a ppt i nA RRAPTPR ti.i.- house atone to Portland would int. in the expeHee of S lullllau dollars j.. i..ui ..rau u iiinti in Bur li iiiil v ... i. i. m . 1 " J;.T.h: ; ; z " ,ee,c.."rr... ,K-;..,".r r Ktfi - r surrrag. hm through Ulan -- - f KIIHIIl KIIINJ HHI11 I Hill llll dill lllll l,r-! ,.f i tie other aeceesltler,. ONLY TWENTY, BUT New York. March IX Hut we will have nothlni' of thnt kin J lieve that H II. Ilarrlman. the rflll-( .., ,IHV no fuillt (0 fln(, wUl M. way king, would enter any of tho VuricUur.lt hetauso he said women k(Jould toad directorates, but that lf;wort) I11U(lt) , be ,0Vpd- -llow , iiiiiIHj. alft.A M.BA ,, M0 MM 4h m li.r. It ul...(,7 lll CUII...6 .,,.. ,., 0. or .... ,..linl10 f u. who fights us Ilarrlman has fought." ,jngawny from the Idea that iovoand tmmmm nit a n nnrii . nn nid. nn ufiiiiii nit w tinif imu i . t , . . Lrfc WAb DAnnCPJ . . ; muwever. inai ministers no moro i ummn llf i win tinned Gould "He has won out , f I'slltd Vtttt Umd Wire. , dI1. .,... .- --,,... B.. , ..v ............ women are always Identical. We I bored hi w aad pleasure eoul.1 not) He Is a remarkable man hor furwanl ,0 bo UefKted a, ndWdua,, dlMtlpate NW sssiii. roi.iMwu !.". puurH iiy K"ui inuciii hub iiotuimi mii U( nurfi factori( j pleasures is JlOleO OHlH OI i"unii, nnmnn....n ua (jiiiirKurx lu nu niiuuit iiun nun, , a fortune and w)ted as gne of the bust! hut he stood hfs ground although dreMd men iu Paris, "hot hlnuelf through he heed garlr tfiday, dying liifctuntly. Mst nlgbi be Invited a score of praetleall nlone Kvuu a paulu was brought on to crush him. Harrlmun survived It untouched and today he Is strouger thou ever." "This professor at the Cornell university medical college Speaks of wjpman suffrage tt omethng llks the witchcraft craze, and adds that (t may spread and seise upon neuron ic women. The originators and ploa- or a report turn Jaolt Johnson, the negro lnHvyw(.Kht. lulunds to bring his white wfu hwrg.' The Texas law forbids Intermar riage of whites and blnok Hvuu lu uasoM wheie the marriage coiumony Is performed In sttttee permitting the union of uogtoos and whltos, Toxtis courts liuve held thor eoiinot live to gether here It Is understood that Johnson's do fupse will be that (hey are not i un dents of Texan, hut onlj? Iieio for u brief visit He says he will fight tho case, and has eugugml counsel, o AIkm M JLihi ,lt( i, Telejilione. Western Klectrlc Co.. or 4C: West street. New York City, has sent out a little booklet with elegant ,Io tore of President Taft. and with, some of his pithy sayings printed un der the cute. The little gem of pho tographic art is entitled "flatljfuo tlou," and surely the expression on l'r&ldeu,l Taft's fafexpresie-lt, aid the booklet gives It. i.-JS!