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MM ! THE BEST j NEWSPAPER ; THE LARGEST f ! CIRCULATION . A J: f- I'Ttl 1 t ol to q a o n THIRTY-SIXTH YEAR. RALEM. OEEOON, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 1913. PRICE TWO CENTS. SMK' ju CIJ0P1M CASE SOON DECIDED BY LOCAL JURY Only Four Minutes Required to Arrive at Verdict of Guilty as Charged. OFFERS NO DEFENSE IN HIS OWN BEHALF Sisters Declare . Allegations Wholly False and "Escaped Nun" Is Absent. Just four minutos after being in structed by Judge Kolly yesterday even ing, the jury yi the case of J. E. Hos mer, of the Silverton Journal, accused of criminally libeling the Benedictine Convent at Mt. Angel, brought in a ver dict of guilty as charged in the indict meat. Hosmer offered no dofense. At torney Winslow sought to get the court -to direct a verdict for the defendant, but was overruled; Attorneys Hill, Car-' son, Brown and Corliss opposed Wins low s motion. Winslow will take the case to the supreme court, he stated. Hosmer published an affidavit he al logod was prepared by Miss Mary Lase- nan, who claimed she was a nun who had "eseacd" from the Mt. Angol convent. He also issuod a pamphlet -containing the same charges. Miss Lase nan had been in the convent from Feb ruary 4, 1913 until Juno' 20, 1U13, and in her affidavit she made chnrgos re flecting on the institution. Witnesses for the prosecution declared hor charges to bo fuhe in every particular. Mother Suporior Testifies. Sister Mary Agatha, mother superior, testified that there was no truth in the charge. 8ho denied tliat Mary Lase mui had boon kidnaped in the cast and brought to the convent, declaring that the woman applied at the branch con vent at Portland for admission to the Institution, The witness tostified that Mary Lasenan left the institution with out obtaining permission about three months aftertshe was admitted as a mm. 8he violated her pledge in leav ing, said tho mother suicrior, but the authorities mndo no of fort to restrain her from going. Sayi Black Veil Stolon. Bister Itose explained that the wo man had nut boon at the Institution long enough to'obtaiu a black veil the time required being more than two yoara but that a black veil disappear ed about the same time she did and that a white one was found in the cem rtory at the institution. Sisters Adelaide, Agnes and Fclicl- Harvard Varsity Defeats Cornell and Bricldey Stars IcrmtD mess ijurkd wis. Carbridge, Mass., Nov. 1. The Har vard varsity eleven continued its bril liant work here today by defeating Cornell, 23 to fl. Two of the Harvard scores came In tho first period and were due largely to the brilliant work of Brick ley. Harvard plowed through the Cornell defense easily, carrying the ball, a few minutes after the p'ay opened, to with in striking distance of Cornell's goal. Then Brickley sent the ball spinning over Cornell's goal witb.s well placed drop kick. Later Harvard Intercepted a forward pas nrt, series of EO Fruit and Cannery Men Oppose Law Claim Eight-Hour Law Will Work Hardship on Them in Handling Staff In Busy Season. A meeting of fruit growers and can nery men will be held In the auditorium of the promotion department quarters of the Salem Commercial club next Wednesday afternoon at , o'clock for the purpose of discussing the eight hour law. The meeting is to be held undor the auspices' of the Sulem Fruit Union, and every one interested in the growing and handling of fruit in the county is urged to attend. The fruit men are complaining that, under the eight-hour law their fruits must lie out during the night, owing to the fact that persons engaged to unload Bame in the canneries and warehouses must cease work exactly eight hours after commencing, and that many wagon loads of fruit are brought in at various times in the evening. E The following voters registered at tho office of the county clerk from June 3, 1913 to October IS, 1913: ,' ' Whole Party. County. Salem. Republican .'....2,980 1,942 Domocrta 1,221 f41 Prohibition ... 7 3t7 Socialist 134 " .81 Progressive 11" ' 91 Independent .309 29.! Refused 14S 106 Miscellaneous ... a 1! Totals 5,743 3,553 VICTIM OF HALLOWE'EN DN1TSD r-KEHS LBASKD Will. Los Angeles, Cal., Nov. 1. Miss Alice Manthey, aged 21, died today of injuries she received when an automo bile in which she was a pasBengor was overturned by street obstructions plac ed by hallowe'en morryninkers. Wil liam Leach, fiftoon, who was injured, is near death. tus corroborated pnrts of tho mother superior's statement. Allowed Freedom. - Dr. E. W. Barnum, a dontist, teatifiod that Mary Lasenan had gone to his of fice without being accompanied by any ono to have hor teeth filled. The object of this testimony was to disprove a charge that she was not allowed to leave the institution alone. M. Zeis and Gilbert Whitney, farm ers said that they had seen a woman, they believed to be Mary Lasenan, when she arrived at the station on her way t'o the convent, to become a nun. She was unaccompanied 'and inquired the way to tho institution. The object of this testimony was to disprove an al legation that she was kndnappod in tho east and taken to tho convent. It was cxpectod that the defense would produce Miss Lasenan, who has been referred to as the star witness In the caso, but for some reason she was not in court. plunges, Willi Brickley making the big gest gains, carried the ball over the line for a touchdown. The Harvard full back failed in his efforts to kick S goal. In the second period Brickley inter repted s forward pass and caried the ball over the line for a touchdown after a sensational 40 yard run. Htorer kick ed a goal. Brickloy carried the ball over the line for another touchdown in the third period and Hardwick kicked a goal. Vrnell's only score came In the fourth period when Burnett scored s , touchdown. ND ALLY OF ASSOCIATED PRESS IS IN Boycott Resulting From Prom ise of Company to Color News Grows. MAY RESULT SERIOUSLY Not Improbable Reuters Will Be Forced to Divorce News and Ad vertising Business. I UNITED PBEH8 LllSID WIRI London, Nov. 1. The outlook seem ed serious today for Eeuters, the big English news and advertising agency which is the European ally of the As sociated Press. Tho newspapers plainly wore indis posed to change the hostile attitude which they adopted toward the agency as a result of its circular, subsequent ly withdrawn and repudiated but not until after many editors had seen it, suggesting to advertisers that the com pany could get advertising matter into the news columns of the press by, vir tue of its double role of advertising and news-gathering agent. The Times published only five Beu tor' dispatches, totaling 246 words, and the Mail four, totaling 300 words, in plaeo of the dozens which they formerly used. 'It has long been known that tho con corn's nows doparment does not pay and that its revenue has been derived from its advertising business. It scorn ed likely today thpt the two would have to bo completely divorced. Thero seemed also a probability that the agi tation would become embarrassing for Routers' continental allies. Hennessy's Black Book Fails to Ma New York, Nov. 1. Investigator Johu Hennessy'g "littlo black book," was offered iu evidence today at the in quiry District Attornoy Whitman is onducting into Hennessy's corruption charges against Tammany men. The record was wanted especially in connection with a statement it was said to contain from ox-State Senator Stephon J. Still waII, now in Sing Sing prison under a conviction for official crookedness in the legislature. Still well was understood to have made ac cusations against variofcs Tammany- ites, but tho "little black book" did not rovoal any definite charges. In his conversation with Stillwell it was clear that Hennessy was seeking information which would enablo Hulzer successfully to combat the impeachment case Sgainst him, but Stillwell evi dently was afraid to talk frooly. The strongest statement credited to him, in answer to Honnesy's question: "Do you mean you want a pardon be fore you make sffidavltf" was! "1 will give you the affidavit or anything, but I can't go beforo the grand jury, I will prevent the legislature from vot ing against the governor. I will put Murphy snd Frawley in jail, but I must protect myself." The Weather Tho Dickey Pird tnyn: Oregon: Of caaionul rnin wel tonight snd Hun day, rain east por tion to-tight or lay; rarlsbln winds, becoming sotitherl v. monr i t ill Wrist1 Broken by Crank of Auto John J. Roberts, Well Known Business Man, Meets With Bad Accident ' While Handling Machine. John J. Roberta, the well known local business man now conducting "The Toggery," a clothing establish ment on North Commercial street, had the misfortune to receive a broken wTist this morning while attempting to crank his automobile. The engine in the auto "backed fire" causing the crank to fly around in an opposite di rection and striking the operator on the wrist. Mr. Roberts was attended by Drs. Clay and Robertson. E At the end of the first half of the Oregon-Willamette game here this af ternoon tho score stood 3-0 in favor of Oregon. The gameness of the Willam ette boys was a surprise to the visitors. TALK ON INTEMPERANCE. Eev. Tisclier, of the Unitarian church corner of Chemoketa and Cottage Sta., will have for his subject tomorrow at 11 o'clock, "Iu temperance Humani ty's Besetting Sin." Bev. Tischer will deal with the problem and evil of In temperance from a national view point and invites both wots and drys to hear him. . - , , NEW TRIAL DENIED - . , -, , A motion for a new trial in the case of Maggie May Ivy against E. C. Min ton was overruled this morning by Judge Kelly. The plaintiff in this case was given a verdict against the defend ant for $250 and costs. To Fourth ward voters: Voto for F. A. Erixon for the Short Term. Write his name in on the Second line, Little ke Big Sensation As a result of the injoction of tho Sulzor issue into the mayorality cam paign here, politicians today gonorally agreed that all chance has been lost of the election of Edward E. McCall, the Tammany candidate, and fusionists were predicting that John Purroy Mitchell, the fusion nominee, would win Tuosday by 50,000 plurality. Self Defense is Plea Set up by a Man Who Killed Oalilund, Cal,, Nov. 1. Hclf-defcnse is the plea set un, today by Attorney fhoinns Tower, a 'prominent Alameda county politician, who last night shot and killed Charles (liuton, a deputy coroner, at Centerville, a suburb of Oakland. Power charged Quintou with break ing up his home. "It was my life or his," said I'ower today in the Alameda county jail. "If I hail not killed him when I did, he would have slain me in my bed. I cer tainly was jutificd In my action. I be lieve my wife will tako tho stand in my behalf." According to the report of witnesses ,Quinton told a crowd that he had come to "get" Power. It is said he contin ued wilh bis threats for some time un 'til a friends of Power rushed to the i hotel where Power was stopping and warned hlin that Quintou was prepar ing to kill him. Shortly after the wsrnisg, Power es RIG II M II ILiliUiUiWll Many Casualties Occur and More Than' Three Score Are Arrested. ARBITRATION IS REFUSED Boport Governor Has Ordered Stats Troops Hold In Readiness to Take Hand In Strife. UNITHD mass LIABSD WIHi Indianapolis, Nov. 1. Not a wheel turned this afternoon on any local street car line. The service was para lyzed absolutely by a strike which be gan early today. The men demanded better pay and working conditions and the company refused even to arbitrate. During the forenoon an effort was mado to run a few cars. It was attend ed by fierce street fighting, ninny casu alties and more than sixty arrests. Fin ally tho company gave it up as a bad job. Two trninloads of strike-breakers were reported on their way from Chi cago. They were expected to arrive to night and when the cars are manned with them worst trouble is foarod. The street car employes quit work just after midnight and when Tndianap lis turned out for its day's work, it did not know what had happened. It soon to loam. Cars were few and far be tween and wherever they stopped a crowd of strike sympathizers quickly gathered jooring the passongors and trying to porsuade or coerce the crews into leaving thoir posts. As the day progressed the disorders grow worso. From pulling down trolley polos, the strike sympathizers passod to cutting the wires. Cars wore stoned. Several were thrown from the tracks. Ton injured mon wore accounted for but the numbor who suffered compara tively slight hurts must have run into the scores. Tho police made dozens of arrests but without improving the sit uation. It was reported that Governor Rals ton had ordered stato troops hold in readiness. WANT AID OF BOOSTER. E. J. Canatsoy, a former resident of Hutchinson, Kansas, but now a con firmed Salem booster, is in rocoipt of a letter from his old homo, inviting him back to a big promotion mooting. Mr. Canatsoy is ox-prusident of the Hutch ison Commercial club, and, while he Is Interested iu the future success of that organization, yet he thinks thoro is no place like Salom. Hon. Hiram Overton will addross the women's meeting at the Christian church tomorrow at 8 p. m. pied uiutim, snd drawing a revolver, opened fire on the mini. Five shots were fired before (julnton fell, just iitside the doorway of a (Vntervllle building. After the shooting, I'ower awnitod tho arrival of olficers, to whom ho sur rendered, lie expressed no regret at his action, Two ywrs ngo Power Inherited $')0, 000, wl.ieli he divided with his wife. Mrs. Margaret Power. Mrs. Power In vested her money In an undcrlaklmr es tablishment ami placed Quintou in charge Power mine home ono night, fifleeu months ntr, and charged Mrs. I'ower and (julnton, who was boarding with til. 'in, with indisereet actions, and ordered the man from the hiiise. Mrs. Power took her small son snd followed Qulnton. Ir. Power filed a suit for divorce in Vfopt ember, chsrging cruelty. This was followed by a erms-romplaint to which Power named (Julnton. TV Teachers Favor University Fund Marlon County Educators Say Oregon Institution Is Entitled to Appro priation. Before the adjournment of the Ma rion County Teachers' association, res olutions were adopted heartily endors ing the appropriation fir buildings and repairs at the University of Oregon, which is to be voted on next Tuesday. The resolutions recite, among other tnings, that the university is and should be the head of our public school system, and whatevor affects its wel fare touches all tho schools of the state and the new buildings are badly need ed at the institution, The resolutions adopted by the teach ers express appreciation of the compe tent manner in which County Superin tendent Smith conducted the institute, and extendeil thanks to the instructors and the teachers of the Salem schools. Confidence is expressed in State Su perintendent Churchill. Uegret is expressed over the death of J, 8. Graham. If Twenty-nine Albany citizona came here last evening to aid the prohibi tionists in the local option campaign. The mooting ' was held at the armory and Mayor Steeves prosided. Mayor P. D. Gilbert, Postmaster Van Winklo, Hov. F. W. Emerson and sev- orul othors talkod and insisted that Al bany had not sufforod because it had bocome dry. On the otltor hand, they claimed that the absence of saloons has holpod to build up the town. Tho Albany bunch brought along a quartet, which furnished some good mu sic for tho occasion. OLIVER GUILTY. With bis face the color of ashos and his hands convulsively clutching the arms of his chair, Willis Olivor yestor noon henrd the verdict "guilty as charged," ns found by the jury chosen to dotormino whether or not the de lendaut hod feloniously mistreated his 13-yoar old stop-daughter. The jury at 4 o'clock yoetorday af tomoon arrived at a verdict. Oliver will be sentenced noxt Monday morning by Judgo Kelly. 10 Owing to a break down in our press room, The Capital Journal is late this afternoon. The management apologizes, but accidents to newspaper machinery are bound to occur now and then, and we beg the kind indulgence of our patrons. Yale Varsity is Outplayed From t Start to Finish UNITS!! I'SSSS l.lttSKO w IHB. New Haven, Conn,, Nov, 1. The Vale varsity eleven went down to defeat hero today beforo the Colgate colleg ians by a score of lfl to 0. Yalii was outplayed from start to finish aud its conches were convinced that the team will have to be mater ially strengthened If It hopes to figure in the football championship race, The only excuse Vale had to sffcr was that several of its stnr players were out of the game with minor injuries. Neither side scored iu the first period but both teams won points in tho second. CONVENT FOREIGNERS OF CAPITAL ii Die Feeling: Strong Because of General Disruption of Bus iness in Mexico MANY PERSONS ARE STARVING IN CITY Americans and Others Not in Such Imminent Peril for Several Years. ( unhid raiss LIABSD wias. Washington, Nov. 1. Feelius: in Mexico City against foroiguors in gon- oral and Americans in particular had reached a point of extreme danger to day, according to advices received by the Btate department. Moxicaus of all clnsses are fooling the effect of the prolonged condition of chaos throughout their country to aa oxttint probably hardly realized in the United Statotf,-lt was stated." President Huerta is practically bankrupt. Only the provisional government's moet pressing debts are paid. Business is ab solutely prostrated. Merchant are go ing to the wall by the wholesale. , The streots are filled with starving unem ployed. For all theso things tho people blame America. Foreigners in tho Mexican capital, to day s advices said, have not been iu such imminent danger at any time sine Porfirlo Diaz loft. Even the diplomat ic colony, it was added, is In a state of semi-panic. TO FOURTH WARD VOTEB8. Editor Capital Journal: It is con fessedly an unwise as well as ungra cious thing to change servants whoa the old servants have moon faithful and efficient. The same rule ought Burely to apply with even greater force to public servants. Ths councilmen non sorvlng our ward, Messrs, Jones and Cunuuiiigs, are now up for re-election. They have a rocord for seal iu the poo plo's cause, having been advocates of the sewer bond issue, dofondors of the people iu mattors of corporation fran cholsos and advocates of economy iu oxpoiidltures. No man can deny thoae facts, nor show where either of these men has ever betrayed the interests of his constituency. Why trade thein off for untried monf ' E. 8. HAMMOND. NOT CANDIDATES. . We want to state that we are not candidates for councilman in the sec ond ward. MAX O. BUKEN. WILLIAM 8TEUSL0FF. (raid sdv.) Colgato rushed the bull to Yule's ten yard line, fiimlly carrying it over for a touchdown, but failed at kicking a goal. Yule's only score cumo in this session when the ball was carried over Colgate's lino for a touchdown. Yalo also fulled in Its ary for a goal, In tho third period Yulo fumbled the ball. Colgate recovered tho pigskin snd carried it over the line for a touch down and the try for a goal was sue cecsfnl. Colgate kicked a field goal In the fourth period, and played the Yale men off their feet In this iwutiou.