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; The Best Newspaper V THIRTY-SEVENTH YEAR. fsy 77ie Largest t Circulation I 7 SALEM, OREGON. TUESDAY, MAECH 31, 1914. PRICE TWO CENTS. ON TRAINS AND NBW1 STANDS, riTI CsWVS. CD ( PRAISES AND SCORES YTTT JI EITttftL Mm f mil im fflmm m $ jAKER clari rt r ii m m RISH 6 S NOT YE DEFEATED Second Reading Is Begun and Conservative Leader Moves Its Rejection. GOVERNMENT'S ROW WITH ARMY HALTS Believed Premier Asquith Will Do Nothing Until He Is Re Elected. UNITED MISS LEASED WIHB. London, March 31. With Foreign Minister Sir Edward Groy acting! temporarily as the liberal-labor-Irish ' alliance's leader, the second reading of, the Irish home rulo bill begau in the house of commons today. On the ground that it would not be considered in the absence of Premior Asquith, who is qfficinlly though not actually out of legislative affairs pend ing his re-election to parliament in the triple capacity of premier, war min ister and first lord of the treasury, "Walter Long, a conservative leader, moved the bill's rejection. The pro-homo ruler allies being in a majority, the defeat of Long's mo tion was a foregone conclusion. Third Reading In April. It was expected the hill would reach its third reading shortly after Easter. The libcral-labor-IrisU alliance seemed extremely confident. The situation was still full of dynamite but there was no question that, for the time being, Premier Asquith had saved tho min istry. The government's fight with the army officers appeared likely to be delayed until tho premier, following liis resignation and re-election, assumed the war secretary's in addition to his other duties. An investigation by the customs serv ice was in progress into reports that a number of Maxim guns, "knocked down', and packed in tea, had been landed at Belfast by tho anti-homo rulers, despite tho prohibition of arm importations into Ireland, SAYS MAN IN BROWN SUIT IS GUILTY OF MURDERS f DNITICn 1'TIESS I.KARICD WHIR. Chicago, March 31. Protesting that "a mnn In a brown suit," committed lust night the double murder with whicu he is charged, Peter Welter was himself living here today of a self inflicted nhnt wound. The murder victims were: Mrs. Cath erine Morris, 4." years old, and her neighbor, Mrs. Sarah Salliins, about th" same age. Welter, who roomed in Mrs. Morris' house, was infatuated with hi" landlady's daughter, Kntherinc, a prct tv girl of is. Mrs. .Morris discouraged hi suit, however, and Mrs. Sallans frequently indorsed her views in Wel ter's hearing. Lust evening Welti r was seen enter ing the Morris home. I UNITED I'llESS t.EASBD Willi.) Chii'iigii, March 31. "Hand- snine Jack'' Koetters was convict- A e.l lure todav of the murder of Mrs. Kinuia Kraft and was sen- T fenced to life Imprisonment. The iurv took 1,1 ballots. Koot- ters was convicted on the first bal- lot, the others referring to the penalty. Koetters paled when the verdict 4 was returned and his parents and sisters wept. Defense Attorney (ooer notified his intention of asking of a r trial. Mabelle Bishop is in County Jail WOMAN WHO RAN AWAY FROM PORTLAND UNABLE TO FURNISH BOND. Maybe'lle Bishop, the young married woman who was arrested here by the police recently on the charge o2 shop lifting, and who was later indicted by the grand jury for the alleged com mission of a statutory crime, was ar rested by Sheriff Esch last night on a bench warrant issued by Judge Kel- iy- Sheriff Esch found the Bishop wo man in the rooms occupied by Police Matron Lynch in the Stevens build ing. She was placed under $1000 bonds and, failing to furnish the se curity, was locked up in the county jail. This is a case wherein the woman involved in the scandal is receiving the most, punishment. Along with her was arrested a young man by the name of R. McMorries, a Portland fellow who came to Salem with Mrs. BiBhop. McMorries pleaded guilty to the charge of shoplifting committed in the J. L. Stockton store, and was given a few days in jail. Mrs. Bishop claimed she knew nothing of the crime McMorries hud committed, but nevertheless she was arrested and detained at the police station on the same charge. Later tho district attorney started an investi gation and, because the woman was married and hanging out with McMor ries here, she was hauled before the grand jury and indicted on a very seri ous chnrge. Mrs. Bishop faces either a minimum sentence of a fine in the sum of $200 or Berve a term of two years in prison. DISPATCHES TELL OF ALARM OVER SAFETY OF ROOSEVELT UNITED FRESH LEASED WIRI. New York, March 31, A Buenos Ayros cable to the Evening Sun today fays: Dispatches from Lima say advices l'.-coived from Iquitos,. Peru, evproes alarm for the safety of Colonel Theo dore Roosevelt." Dr. Lyman Abbott of the Outlook said ho had heard nothing from Colonel Roosevelt and bclioved him to be in tho irtcrior. MURDERER BELIEVED TO HAVE BEEN CAPTURED UNITRD TRESS LEASED WtRB. Mount Vernon, Wash., March 31. Charles Hopkinj the "tnttooed bandit" ib behoved to have been captured at Concrete, The sheriff's office, fearing tho man will be mobbed, refuses lo give out, any information but it is known that Marshal Glover of Concrelo sometime during the night arrested a man answering Ilopkin's description and with tattoo marks on his hand similar to those borne by the bandit. The innn arrested had four guns on h' person and was with two other men, who aro also in custody. The Concrete nffii'ial plans to bring the suspect to Mount Vernon this evening. HUNKY SHAW WOULD RECOVER FOR ALLEGED CONTRACT BREACH f united rnrss i.kassd toiiiu.) Portland, Or., March .'li. Circuit Judge Morrow today has under advise ment a suit fur '-'II brought by "Hun-1 ky" Shaw against the Han Fnnnciso Const league club. Shaw alleges this sum is due him through breath of con tract,. While playing third base for the Seals in 1011, Shnw declares that al though his contract called for 201) days of baseball for which he was to recede 1,1500, ho wns released September 21, when ho still hail 3.1 days pay coming. Arguments in the ease were hoard by Judge Morrow yesterday. j EVELYN THAW TO MOVIES. Los Angeles, March 31, Evelyn Thaw has announced her retirement from the singe at tho conclusion of her present engagement. She will join A " movie" company. The Weather The Dickey Bird says: Oregon, to night and Wednm day fair except showers northwet portion; souther.? winds. i.4frry (EL RAPPED BY G Plaintiff in Damage Suit for Malicious Prosecution Loses Case. SAYS FORD HAD GOOD REASON TO ACCUSE Declares it Mystery How Ver dict Could Be Found for Kellogg. The supreme court this morning handed down seven opinion. Among them was that of , Harvey Kellogg, plaintiff and respondent against Frank M. Ford, appellant and defendant. This was a suit brought or malicious prose cution. The plaintiff and respondent, Kellogg, alleged in his complaint in the lower court that the defendant Ford had on tho 5th day of July, 11)12, gone before Justice of tho Pcaco , Dttniel Webster, in tho city of Sulem and;then and there maliciously and wiVn the un lawful purpose of injuring the plaintiff verified a complaint charging the plaintiff with willful and malicious de struction of property. The supreme court in reversing tho judgment of tho lower court, says: "How a verdict for the plaintiff was arrived at in tho caso at bar is a mystery. Not only was tkTe no evi dence to negativo want, of probable causo, but the evidenco seems clear and convincing that from statements made to defendant by reliable and impartial persons, he or any reasonable man would have ample cause to believe tho plaintiff guilty of the offense charged against him." The judgment was re versed and tho caso remanded fur a new trial. Other Decisions. The other cases were us follows: (larotBon-Hilton Lumber company, appellant vb. W. B. llinson; appealed from Multnomuh; on action for money, affirmed. L. P. Hewitt vs. Crnyton H. Andrews, et al., appellants; appealed from Mult nomah; suit on promissory note, uf firmed. Elizabeth F, Merrill vs. Missouri Bridge & Iron company, et al,, appel lants; appeulcd from Mult noma li ; an Wonderful Helen Keller Brings Message of Love and Good Will to People of Oregon's Capital The Grand Opera house was parked to tho doors lust night to greet that world's marvel Helen Keller mid the, to us, really moro marvellous tea. her, Mrs. Mary, who awakened tho intelli gence in that brain shut out from all knowledge of tho world except through tho single medium of feeling, A scaled up mind was awakened and intelligence1 fostered and innde to bloom and ripen in that apparently hopeless field. It Is indeed a modern miracle, for tho deaf wiu made, in a sense, to hear, and tho dumb, literally, to speak. That Helen Keller's speech is uncertain and her pronunciation Indistinct is true, but that her mind could bo taught to understand that there was tin h n thing as sound, and that shn could be taught ' to transfer the movement of tho lips as communicated to her sensitive finger tips, Into sounds which she never heard, Into Inngungo that expressed her thoughts, is indeed miraculous, Mrs. Mary's story cf how she came to tuko charge of Helen's education was listened to with profound interest for it was a human interest story the like of which there is not In the world. When she first met Helen that little human derelict was a willful child of about six years, a passionate, unruly, restless little terror, Into everything, snd this because the soul of hr, grop Reported Illness Brings Bennett into Limelight 'j i...'v:v:i ...?-'vir-!'' v ' '' I ' ' "m: . pyVfjyw--rV ,wii in." i n James Gordon Bennett. UNITED PRESS I.ABBO WIRE. x-. - t,. vr-.i. oi t- r iiur xuin, muicu ill. -tiujuL-B uuruim IJonnett, the famous newspaper owner, whose reported critical illness at Sun?, was recently denied by him, much to the relief of his friends, was born in New York in 1841. Ho became manag ing editor of tho New York Herald, founded by his father, in 18li0. When his father died in 1872 bo assumed full action to recover damages for personal iujuries, reversed. Maxwell Land & Irrigation company, appellant vs. llermiston Hank & Trust company; appealed from Umatilla; suit to set aside trust deed, nfirnied, f.l. B, L'lwert, nppelelant vs. William Reid, et al., appealed from Multnomah; suit to set aside a deed, affirmed, A. A. Cunningham vs. J. C. Friendly, appealed from Multnomah; action fur a commission for tho sale of real estate reversed. ing in tho dark was denied any outlet. When sho first woke to the fact i that things had names, when the' knowledge that there was u sign for everything, It was impressed by lov ing and sympathetic hands in her own, there was an entire change. The so.il woke instantly ,nnd the new Helen Keller was born. Mrs. Mary says lliii happened when Helen was being given a bath. Before that time she had con fused tho things with which she rutin; in contact. Water, milk, cup, mug all meant the snmn thing to her, for they were intermingled with each other. When she was bathing she splashed tho water in great glee and her teacher taking her hand in hers spelled out tho word water, at the Mime time splii'hiug the water and playing with it with Helen's hands. From Hint time the little mind was a veritable 'piestion mark. Kverything she touched she askeil its name IH best she could, and sunn had a vocabulary, so to speak, covering all com mini house hold articles. Hume of the stories told by Mrs. Mary were very pathetic, Helen had from her earlisnt infancy a Llewellyn setter and when her teacher had shown ber the way to spell the name of things, she would try to teacb them to her dog, taking It paw a her little control. He soon established the Paris edition of his paper and spent most of his time in tho Amorican colony .'n Paris and in traveling. Ho nevor mat riod, His many renowned newspaper enterprises such as sending Stanley to Africa after Livingstone, earned for him much fame as a resourceful news paper publisher. THE INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION SUSPENDS RATES, Washington, March 31, Tho inter state commerce commission today su spended until July .'10 all new tariffs filed by the railroads eliminating al lowances to industrial railroads with the exception of those affecting tho United Mutes Mteel corporation and other iron and steel nompnuics. These wer permitted to stand. About 4,000 tariffs are suspended. hands nnd spelling with her fingers thneiiii the names of things she had been taught. To tell any part of the story, however is Impossible, for after hearing it drop from the lips of her loved and loving teacher, who sacri ficed her own life that Helen Keller might really live, no other lips should profane the simple, beautiful, wonder ful story, Helen's speech nt first innde one have n creepy feeling, hrr tones are mcchiniiriil and her euuiiriiitinu at times not very distinct. It gave one a feeling of nn niitoiiuitiiii suddenly be iug imbued with speech and life, This sunn wore nt'f, however, ami it was with intense interest that tho big audience hung on her winds a though they were, and indeed they were, n mcHsiigo frooi the unknown world, the world of utter darkness and absolute silenre, lHinih lips uttering sounds they never heard, using speech which an almost divine intelligence jtrnns luted from the motion of another's lips into sound. Someone said " llv whnt wonderful nli hemv of Nature was food transferred Into the divim tragedy of Hamlet f" Hy whnt Infinite patience, and divine skill was a snul awakened In utter darkness and Intelligence cultivated in this Imprisoned brain f II TRIG 10 INTO OFFICE Hotly Denies He is Using Canal Tolls Controversy As Means to Secure Place Now Occupied by Wilson Declares that One of Things Worse than Suffering Political Defeat is to Repudiate Platform on which One is Elected to Office Says He Supported Wilson Until Called on to Bolt Platform. UNITED MESS .BASED WIIUD. Washington, March 31. Speaker1'1 Us candidacy In 1916 but said ha Champ Clark dolivercd his speech against the repeal of the exemption clause of the Panama canal tolls bill in the house this afternoon but it was tem pered by strong praise of . President Wilson. Clark unqualifiedly admitted that there was no doubt of the presi dent's sincerity in his plea for the re peal of the free tolls clause but insisted that such action would bo flat repudia tion of platform pledgos and an "un American and utter unjustifiable thing to do." As for his personal rotations with fie president, Clark said thoy had always boon pleasant and ho hoped thoy always would bo. Ho flatly douiod that be ever voicod any porsonal criticism of President Wilson nnd also made it plain ho did not boliovo the president ever had said a single word of criticisn agnins him, Wilson's Motives High. "I boliovo," said Clark, "that Presi dent Wilson is actuated by the highest patriotic, motives in this matter and T am sure ho entertains the sumo opinion as to tho conduct of thoso who now find it necessary to differ with him." Reports that tho speaker wns actuat ed in opposing the repeal to make it the apriiing gun of his campaign for the presidency in 1!K! wns hotly d.'liiod by Clark. He admitted that he had been approached by certain persons rognrd- UNITKO 1'IIKSS l.KASUD WIIIS Wagoner, Oltlu., March .'II. Mary Scott, a liegiess, was hanged to a tel ephone post here today by 100 masked white men, The woman stabbed Lem uel 1'enrce, a while iiiiiu, Hundtiy nignt and lie died later from the wound. The mob went to the jail at daylight, covered the jailer with shotguns, put it rope about the woman's neck and strung her up to a telephone post ubout a blork away. She mmbi no outrry. The lynching was rondurlcd so quietly that tlio town win not aroused. TORREON 8TILL HOLDING OUT AGAINST REBEL ARMY llTNITICD I'llSSS I.KAHKD Willi. VulllllgtOII, Mlllr'l 111. TllllCOII WI'S slill holding out against the .Mexirau rrlirls today and Huertislas did not lie lieve it would be taken uerorililig to U message here by Mexican Chnrge d ' Affaires AhigM from I'oreigu Ministir llojas, at Mexico ( llv. (leiieial Veln-cii, (he city's federal ii'ililaiy ciiiiiiuiiieler, was in a position !o stand the rebels off Indefinitely .1 was stilted. DE8TROY8 8IOHT. VNITtll I'lltSS IKASKU wins 1 San lleriinrdino, Cal March ,11. Temporarily Insane because of the death of his child, Floyd Hinith, 35 years old, a lineman, attempted suicide. The bullet severad the optic nerve. He will pi-over, but be blind for life. gave the following answer to all: - " If President Wilson makes a success of, his administration he will Be renom inated and re elected in 1916. Bat if he makes a failure, which God forbid, then the democratic nomination would not be worth having." Clark admitted that his stand on tti free tolls question may mean his re tirement from public life. Worse Than Retirement "But there aro many things worjn than being dofented for congress," hi added, "orfor the speakership or for the presidency, and one of them is to re pudiate tho platform whereon you were elected to office. If my constituent re tire me to private life I can still be happy in the love and affoction of my wife and children and in tho society of my books." Spoukor Clark declared he bad stead fastly supported Prosidout Wilson unt.l "wo wero called upon to bolt the dem ocratic platform." "And I absolutely refuse," he added, "to do any such thing," Ho passed over with a few words th criticism of his stand by other members of tho house, "I entertain a genuine affection," he said, "for every member of th house and thoy will regret some of the things thy said about me, when their fever cools down," USirtO 1'IIKSS LEANED Willi. H Han (jiientiu, March III. Unless s flu voriior Job Usui, nhould interfere there will be hanging every Friday next month. Heretofore, Oovernor .lolinsou has not been disposed to 4 Interfere with the law's course iu k capital punishment rases. Thomas fr (Ireen, a cowboy, is scheduled to die April 3. Ho shot tho cashier of a Kiversido county bank while he and another cowboy wero holding It up. The execution of Jerry Al, leu is set for April 10. Ho mur- ilered his wifo at Williams bivnuso she was nu iiiuint.i of a question- aldo resort and refused to leave the life, l.ro Nan Chin is to hang April 17. lie ipmrreled with a fellow Chinese, amDushed and shot the latter dead in -San Joquiu county. Louis liiimly's death is fixed for April L't. Uundy is tho youth who killed a boy employed lis u drugstore messenger, to get money with which to buy his sweetheart a Christmas present. ITALY UNWILLINQ TO GRANT WAGE INCREASE iiNiTrn rnrss i.HAsr.u whim ) Hume, March III. Officials of tiie stale railway said today that the wage demands tho employes are making, aggregating a total Increase of ll), 01111,001) annually, are absolutely out of tho question, and that they would rather face a general strike than yield to them. Lenders of tlio workers' uuluu said the walkout would occur within a few days unless tho munttgvmcLt yielded.