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DAILV CAPITAL JO,RNAL, SALEM, OREGON, IKIDAV, JUNE i, 1000. NO. 1.15. FIFTY KILLED parks nro crowded with Biifforors ov ory night and ninny parsons continue to sloop In the streets on tho Enst .no. BY HEAT HOSPITALS AUK OVKKFLOWIXG WITH 11KAT VICTIMS AND TIIK DKATII LIST IS GROWING 1! IN HIIADK VKSTKHDAY A?CI WOHSK FKAKKI) TODAY. PARKS ARE CROWDED (Thousands Sleep In the Streets Coney Island mid the Parks Filled With Sweltering Victims .No Indi cations of Hot Wave IJtvnklug Suffering Is Intense. ( United I'm r.eiued Wire.) Now York. Juno 25. Moro thnn 50 persons are dond us tho result of. tho hot wnvo which has attacked ..ovv York city with morclless fury during the lust fow days nnd ns yet there have huen no slgni of abate ment. Early today It wns Indicated that tho suffering would be moro liitonso than ut any previous day slnco tho heat porlod begun. This morning tho mercury hud ronehod 82 dogrces nnd wna still climbing. Yesterday It reached 92 and will probably be hot ter than thai today. Tho hospitals are overflowing with h at victims and It is probable that tho death list will bo much larger unless tho weather changes quickly. Thousands of pei-Hons sleep out doors nightly In u vain nttompt to overcome the offvc.a of tho terrific heat. The temperature at night is high and thore Ib llttlo rellof for tho siifforore. Coney Inland nnd tho BRANDENBURG TAKES WITNESS STAND t United Press Leaicd Wire. Now York, Juno 25. That llttlo James Shcpnrd Cabanno III was ne glected by his fathor, was unkompt nnd Insufficiently clothed, 'woro tho roaons advanced today by Drough ton Brandenburg for abducting tho lad In St. Louis. Brnndonburg, who Is on trial for tho snlo to Now York newspaper of alleged forged lottors bearing tho name of drover Clovolnnd, took the witness stand today to glvo testi mony concerning tho kidnaping of tho little Bon of his wife, who form erly wns Mrc. Jnmcs Shepard Cabnn no II. "When I 3toppcd In St. Louis, on my way to tho Pacific coast," Bran denburg said. "I did ro at tho wish of my wlfo. "I found that the boy was being noglcctcd sliamofully. and was not rccolvlng the enro a little boy should. "I wired theso fact to my wife In Now York. Sho replled: 'Risk nil danger, but bring back child.' I did as Bhe n ked, bocmiso it was right." TRYING TO FIND COMPANY'S BOOKS United I'rcsn I.enied Wire.) Now York, Juno 25. Tracy Buck ingham was called as a wltnoss to day In the trial of Arthur P. Heluzo, Indicted In connection with tho dis appearance of tho hooka of tho Unted Copper Company. Uucklnghnm testified that on May 19 ho saw .'omo books packed Into a trunk which was removed from tho compnny's ofllce tho night nftor ho had given tho Janitor a pass to ro move it from tho offlco after tho closing hour He snld that tho hooks woro packed In the presence of himself, Calvin O. Geer, Arthur P. Helnzo and Holnzo's clerk. SCALDED DROWNED AND FELL K.VGIXKKH HAX.SKX IlllKAKS ALL HKCOHIIS FOR HIGH-CLASS AC- cidkxts si.i:vivi:s TIIHKK IX OXK DAY AND DOCTORS SAY II K WILL ItKCOVKH. SAFE IN BED NOW .Scalded by RiirMlim Steam l'lpe, Half Drowned by llont Cnpxlzlng, and Plunged Over l."0-Foot Precipice by Runaway Automobile all In the Same Day. tt'nltul Pre I.Midl Wlre.l Snnta Itosa, Cnl., June 25. Lying In a hoip'tal at Weetport, Chlot En gineer Hansen, of tho 'team schoon er Phoenix, Is suffering from lujurlos received In three accidents that oc curred In th j short space of one day. His friends regard his miraculous es capes with awe. While the Phoenix was proceeding up tho Mendic'no const, tho chief en gineer wns scnlded sevoroly when a steam plpo bur't. Believing his burns to be fntal, the captain put Into Hardy creek, and tho Injured mnn was sent ashore '11 n small boat. A hundred yards off shore, tho llt tlo craft cnpslzcd, and only aftor a heroic strugglo wn Hanson's un conscious body got ashore. After tho unfHtunnto man was romoved to shore he wns plncod in an automobile to be taken to tho hos p'tnl at Wctport While spinning (Continued on Page 4.) Rscm Salem's Fastest Growing Store Offers Money-Saving Bargains During This Sale Bright seasonable merchandise ofiered at low prices in every depnrtini-nr of our big s jr.- The Chicago Store Is now a big department atoro filled to the brim with bargains. Sale of Tailored Suits $18 Wool Suits.. $9.50 $22.50 Wool Suits $12.50 $8.50 Linen Suits.. $4.39 $8.50 Lingerie Suits.. $4.39 This Is a now shipment of up-to-date suits, In all the new materials and now shades, beautiful wearing apparel, now soiling at small prices. Come hero if you want ,o get tho best values for your money. MILLINERY BARGAINS THIS WEEK $7.50 nnd $6.50 Hats, $2.50 and $3.50 95c Shirt Waists now 49c $2.00 Shirt Waists now 08c SLAYER ROBERTS KILLED HK1THNKD TO SCKNK Oi CUIMK IX SLLL BOAT FOLLOWKD TIIHKK .MILKS 1IY POSSK AND WHK.V OUDKHKI) TO TIIHOW UP HIS HANDS, OPKXKD F1KK. HE DIED INSTANTLY Had Bottle or Poison In His Pocket, nttd Kvldently Contemplated Sui cide If Captured As Fur ns Known Mr. Woodllt Hiul Xo Aciittnliituucc With Her .Murderer. I United l'rc I.rtied Wire.) St. Mlchnols, Mil,, June 25. Em met Iloborls, niiogcd slayer of Mrs. Mabel Thompson Woodlll, wns shot to death by a shorlft's posse whllo resisting arrest nt 4 o'clock this morn ing. Roberta wns killed by tho posse In u revolver duel near the wharf nt McDantel, Mil., tho homo of Mrs. Woodlll's foster fatnor, Cuptnln C. II. Thompson, ho was approaching tho wharf in u small boat when tho officers sprung from places of con conlmont on shore nnd ordered him to surrender. Instead of giving him self up tho fugltlvo opened tiro on his pursuers and they shot him dead. Shortly aftor midnight a small boat was scon moving up Hack rlvor, n stream along whose shores the Iiouho of Captain Thompson nnd tho bunga low of Iloborts aro situated. John McQuny, owner of u farm In that vi cinity, notified Sheriff Mortimer and Maglstrato Willy, who woro near St. Mlcuaols that ho thought Iloborts wan returnluir to tho scono of tho crime. flo said the boat resembled tho one Beautiful Lingerie nnd Tailored waists now selling at sale prices: all hand somely trlmmod with laces, modal lions and embroid eries. Now 49c and 98c 65c Full Size Sheets now 15c Pillowcases now ftfiogSffW R' vjsrznrmxi. n Sg C ST flk ikV, rSf 'j ni UfF B P S 39c 8 l-3c 1 i x a a These sheets and pillow t-.i-o ,vi imde f n extra good quality htu ...:iii . u! ire bug I. .a at those prices. $2.25 High Shoes $1.39 $3.00 Oxford Ties $1.95 Our Mr. Lackey made a lucky buy in shoos, to Induco quick selling shoes. We glvo tho benefit to our customers. We are now offer ing dross footwear ut the prices you have to pay for common shoes. In which ItnbertR hnd made his os- capo from McDnnlols wharf and that the occupant resembled the fugitive. although it was too dark to mnko III tit certain of the mint's Identity. Mortimer nnd Willy assembled an armed posse of six men and started for the river. They arrived about 1 o'clock In the morning- Creeping along the water's edge they watched tho boatman, but could not mnko out his font u res. They made no dem onstration for four he would take alarm mid make his escape, but fol lowed quietly along the hanks, guid ed by tho Bound of the oars nnd tho dim outline of tho boatman. The posse agreed to follow tho u i boatman along the bank and Sheriff I f ift IhWiP ft tul n nniiumiilrtn imtnn.1 f twi titnu MV it li;illftIIIWII IlltlUUU i Hopper socurod a small boat in which uioy took up tho pursuit by wator. Iloborts' evident haste when ho , heard another boat making Its way up the river convinced the men on 'shore that they were on tho right trail For three miles the boats proceed ed up stream, the river narrewlm: '.? nil tne while. Near the scone of tho b crlnic the shot-on were close enough fj togother for the men on laud to rec ti ognlzo the features of Roberts. When ho got abreast of the landing and was about 100 feet from shore. Mag istrate Willy, who whs leading tho posse, and two deputies stepped Into the open and sheuted: "Hello, Huberts; throw up your hands." Without uttering n word Huberts rose In the boat and leveling a big revolvor In his rlglP baud at the puny, flrwl. Almost simultaneously with Roberts' shot. Deputies Meyer and Crone opened fire on the white ,hlrted figure In the boat. Willy got ! into action and fired several shots. land finally after a number or bill- lota had boon exchanged IlobortH I dropped back into the boat. dead. The deputies waded out to tho boat and pullod It ashore. Roberts was shot through tho mouth and died in stantly He had a bottlo of nolson and a number of leuors In his pock ets, jno uoay was brought to St. Michaels, 1000 yards of beautiful lawns, suitable for dresses, waists, dressing eacques, etc . r.o on s.ile. yard, Ic, 5c, fl 1-lc, 8 l-:tc and up. 15c Fine Swiss Ribbed Summer Vests 9c f& -. VKtfrrh Jfi !TAV&rjtn k m & Nfft&ti v 5MWSmff WM WMfjt- ' m s V jr I xT GFff .-. nt a- jW 4: . --.. ,. ihj.4 1 1 inr.u. WT, .! . . I i lfU" , ,..,- M - AU 9 - -- .nTf " TTrV yw- -y USSaf. tamtanssx: tmim-visas&si3B5jagm ymaatmwa 25c All-Silk Ribbon 4 in. wide, Now yd. 12k SECRETARY SAYS HE WAS OFFERED BRIBE Holse, Idaho, Juno 2G. -Members of tho Boise Commercial club put tntir feet down collectively nnd. in dividually today and dcclnrcd thnt Secretary of State Lansdon cannot play In their back yard any moro until ho apologizes for making tho chnrgo that A. E. Carlson, their president, offered htm a $1000 bribe to support HoIbo'b claim to the per manent location of tho deaf, dumb nnd blind school. However, Lansdon told conflicting stories concerning tho bilbo offer. Ho first said tho money wns offered by tho CommercliA club as a body. Ho Inter modified this by saying that Carlson hnd offered tho J 1000 for his support, atntlug that tho brlbo was suggested to siienco his advocacy of a alio In . Wolsor, Idaho, for tho Institution. Governor Drndy, when Interviewed today, declared that ho did not tnko tho matter sorlously. "If tho money wna offered I be lieve the proposition wns made as n 'Josh.' " ho said, "Howover, If Sec retary Lansdon shows that the Cotn morclnl club, President Cnrlsou or any other porsou or porsotiB offored tho $1000 In nil sorlousncss I shall InslBt on nu Investigation." President Cnrlson says Lansdon's chnrgo Is too absurd to discuss at longth. Ho snld today that in tho first placo tho club has not got $1000 It can glvo nwny for such u purposo, and added that ho was sure ho would not glvo tho money out of his own pocket. u BANKERS ELECT OFFICERS Seuttto, Juno 2G. Tho last of thu separate rchbIoiis of thu Trl-Stato Hankuiv. .Association waa hold today and olosed with the election of offi cers. Tomorrow morning at the Joint meeting the officers will be Installed. Tho aitendtince ut tho meotlngs baa not been us groat us had boon antici pated, many delegates preferring tho attractions about tho city to sitting Uirougn tue sessions. The officers elected by the Wash ington State lis ulcers' Association are as follows. Primldont, a. & Alborson, Tncoina; vice president, J, D. Uaeeott, Illtz vhie: secretary, P. C. Kaufman, Ta coma; treasurer. Cuarloa A. McLean, Spokane; executive committee, IC. W, MiihwoII. Seattle; II. W. Wymnns, Walla Walla: II. W. Smith. Olympln; ,. J. Patterson, Aberdeen; J. II, Ilrndy, .'omeroy. tho Orogou bankers' meeting In the ball room of the Wnshliigton ho tel this morning elected the following efficers: President, H. W. Sohmeer. Port land; vice prosldout, Alex Martin, Kiumui- Falls; treasurer, F. L, Meyers, ijiOrando; secretary. L. C. Ilnrtiuan, Portlnnd. Tho following Is ...u make-up of the uxeuutlvo com cem mittee: R. A. Wyld, Portland; Frank Piatcn, Asterln: W, L. Thompson, Asiorh'. l.cblle Uitibr Hood itlver; K. (. (.'auriold, Oickou City. The delegate from Idaho, about fio In number, met In the red room of the Washington hotel and selected the following efficer: President, ligyil Hamilton. Coeur d'Alelie; vice president, J. A. Olvutt. Nainpa; secietury, I.. A. Coate, Dulse; treasurer. K. IC Iiayee, ICmmet'. . o- WHEAT MARKET BULLISH STARTLING XKW8 FROM ADROAI) OAlSKS WIIKAT PIUCKS TO HTIFFKX L1VKRPOOL PRICKS JUiMP FROM TWO TO FOOH UKNTH A Hl'.SHKL TODAV. GERMAN CROP OFF (iowinincnt ReportH Khow (eruiiiuy'e Winter Wheat - ondltloii nn 70 per cent Agnliittt HH per vent Lust War. Half u Crop Only Is Reportetl in Allu'ita. Lyman (tnu Reticent. San Diego. nl.. June 2B. "It's a shamo to drag my name into this mess simply becnuso tho poor girl's body was found In an eastern river," declared Lyman . dago, former sec retary of tho treasury, today discuss ing tho tragic doath of Mrs. Edith Thompson Woodlll, who since her early youth has been regardod as a ward of Onge. Just who Mrs. Woodlll la, Dago re fuses to say. When pressed for un explanation of his Interest In the girl he becamo angry and to his interro gator's intimation as to tho parontago of tho murdorod woman retorted; "Have your own guess," Gago declared that although In-, formutlon as to his former ward's whereabouts was scarce ho waa sure that at no time had he heard tho name of Emmet Roberts connected with hers. CJuge. howover admitted that sho was In San Diego not less than a (Continued on pge 4.) TRAMP BARON C0MIN6 llfnltnl l'ro Untod Wlre.l Chicago', Juno 25. Dullish enthu siasm followed In ovory channol ot tho world's wheat market today. Nowa wna of a character that could not possibly hold back tho markot. Tho markot horo olosod at 2 to a Ho a bushel higher than yesterday. Startling nowa came from abroad. First was tho entire chango of front among Liverpool traders, with tho oponng ndvnnco thoro of Vi to d nnd tho clotting to 2d higher than yotordny. Forolgnor Influonccd tho Chicago whoasl markot to a greater extent today than ovor botore, and to this Influence was directly duo tho sharp advatuo In all dollvorlos. Olllclnl Gorman roporta stated that tho wlntor wheat condition was 70 per cent, compared with 88 per cottt a year ago. Oiunha reported cash wheat In good domnnd, with prlcoS "Jic hlgltor. A special dispatch from tho Winni peg Tribune snya: According to tho bust Albei . government reports It sued yeatorday, ono-thlrd td three quarters of tho winter whoat in tho 'outhorn part of tho provlnco waa killed. Tho ground has boon plowed up and ro-sown to oats. CATHERINE GOULD ' GETS HER DIVORCE Unltrd l'ren LaeJ Wlr.J New York, June 26. Justice Dow Mug this ufternooii completely exon erated Mrs. Catherine Clomiuous Gould of all the char gee mado agaltiBt her by her husband, i toward, granted her n separation and alimony ot $U000 n iiionth. In his decision.. Justice Dowllug said: "The cltiirgefi against Mrs. Gould are not only iinprovuii hut thu plain tiff bus gone beyond what was re quired of her and tho testimony U vuatly In Iter favor. "Tho episodes charged as attribut able) to a drunken condition might readily be charged to excitement or auger but not to Intoxication. "Hplsodea charging Improprieties with Dtistln Purlin in nil took plnco after 190G when Gould had deserx'd his wii and therefore may not bo brought up km extenuating his dener tlon. There' has been nothing In this ease to explain Gould's desertion if his wife ami nothing to Justify It " In fixing the alimony tin- court in ferred to the lino inn of Gould ami said: "Taking Into eonslderatlou that $57,000 worth of jewels bought by Mrs. Gould wine charged to Iter hus band after their separation and the other tnlngfl ho has given her slnco then, I fix the aiiuinuy at $3000 a month." Mrs. Gould declared she regarded tho vurdlot a compioto vindication and worth mo to than nil tho mon-y In tho world. Gould declined to make u Htuteinunt. Seattle, Wash., Juno 25. Baron Von dor Oston-Sakon, scion ot a noblo Rxisslah family, is today visiting the exposition, and after a short stay In Soattlo. will otart on foot for San Francdco. Tho baron arrived In this city yea torday on tho Japaueso liner Kaga Maru on a walking tour that Is to span tho earth. Tho Journey bogan In St- Petersburg foven months ago, and must ho completed In sovon years. With four companions, tho baron left homo, without funds, Intending first to compioto tho pllgrlmago with his companion, on a bet of 25,000 roublos, to bo made up by tho four othors. Duo to obstacles alleged to have boen placed In tho way ot tho party by the family of Karon Ostenh-Sakon, who aro strongly opposed to the tour, all, oxceptlng tho baron, aban doned tho trip attor leaving Asia, From Sail Francisco the party goes to New York and South America. BUT LITTLE CHANCE FOR BARNARD LAGAN Halted 1'rew Leaned Wlre.l Son Francisco, Juno 25. Captain of Police Michael Joseph Cotiboy, charged with a 'vault to commit mur der for tho shooting of Darnard La gan, Is at liberty today on $1125 ball furnished by his attorney, Joseph L O'Connoll. Tho disgraced officer rofusoa to ductus the shooting further than to oxproaa the hope that his victim will recover. Lagan g at tho St. Franols Hospi tal, where every effort Is bolng aaada to save ItU life. Thuro Is little hope for him, though, as tho bullet Is lodged bo close to his splno that It is imposlble to remove 1st. SPRING VALLEY WATER WAS TOO COSTLY San Francisco. Juno 25. Chargod with selling adulterated milk. Ignatlo Snrtorl today advunced tho unique dofenso that water suppllod by tho Spring Vnlloy company of this city actually costs moro than milk, and that under this condition ho could not afford to dilute his wares. Ho was dismissed with a nominal fine. '