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NAME CANDIDATES AT
Hughes Nominated By Republi*
cans and Roosevelt By
Chicago.—Charles Evans Hughes, of
New York, was nominated for preai
dent by the republican national con
vention on the third ballot. Ill» vote
was jtracUcally unanimous • He re
Colonel Theodore Roose-
velt received ltVfc. Du Pont I, Weeks
3. Ijk Follette 3, and lx>dge 7. One
was absent, Before the roll call had
covered half the states. Hugbee had
the necessary 4114. New Jersey's vole
touched the mark.
Charles Warren Fairbanks, of In
dlana. was nominated for vice presi
dent on the first ballot, the official
vote being, Fairbanks 863, Burkett
104. Johnaou 1. Borah 4. Webster 2,
Burton 1. not voting 3, and one absent.
Total 047. The nomination was made
While the demonstration on the
floor was enthusiastic. It was orderly
The convention adjourned at 2:01
P. M Saturday, There were expres
sions of harmony from all the leaders
and among lhe delegates.
When the convention began busi
ness shortly before noon Saturday the
withdrawal of the favorite sons was
announced from the platform one afte.
another, and votes Itegan flopping Into
the Hughes column In solid blocks so
rapidly that the nomination plainly
was assured before the rollcall bad
gone five states
Before the ballot was taken ftatur
da' Senator Smoot, of Utah, an
no need the report of the latest meet
ing of the republican conferees with
th conferees of the progressive con-
veutlon. disclosing that the republi
cans bad presented the name of Mr.
Hughes for consideration as a candi
date on which both conventions could
unite He also read the reply of the
progressive conferees, which merely
was an acknowledgment of receipt of
Then ho read Colonel
Roosevelt's statement to the progres
eivo convention, which had boon
brought to the Coliseum by John Mc
Grath, the colonel's secretary, sug
gesting that Senator Lodge be nomin
ated by both conventions.
On the two ballots taken Friday.
Justice Hughes led the field and gain
ed strength. Hie supporters, confident
that another ballot would give him a
majority, resisted adjournment, but
the convention, tired and worn with a
continuous ten-hour session, was de
termined to rest until Saturday morn
ing and adjourned until that hour.
On the first ballot the delegates fol
lowed their Instructions, voting for fa
vorite sons and primary choices. Sen
ator Weeks got 10S, Ellhu Root 103.
Cummins 33. Fairbanks 74 H, Sherman
04. Roosevelt and Knox 86. Henry
Ford got Michigan's 30 votes by In
struction, but his votes disappeared
after the first ballot.
Taft got 14 from Texas and the scat
tering Included complimentary votes
for Borah. Willis and McCall, and the
Instructed vote for other candidates.
nominated Saturday by the progres
sive national convention after foui
days of uproar and tumult, in whir*
the delegatee never wavered in alleg
ance or cant a passing glance on an
For his running mate. John M. Par
ker, of Ixiulsiana. was nominated, af
ter Oovernor Hiram W. Johnson, of
California, bad declined to let his
name go before the convention. Both
Roosevelt and Parker were nominated
Three minutes before the convention
adjourned, Chairman Robins read to
them a brief message from Oyster Hay
In which Mr. Roosevelt declined to ac
cept the nomination at this time.
The progressive national convention |
opened In the Auditorium with a rec
ord breaking demonstration for Col
For an hour and 33 minutes the del
egates and spectators roared, shouted
and cheered and applauded. They sang
the progressive battle hymns, paraded
the aisles and over the stage and howl- |
ed down all attempts to check. The
demonstration exceeded the previous
record for such affairs.
~ July f has boon sot as the dato for
fee opoaigg of Albany's saaual Cbau-
iMtM aadooibiy thia year.
Tka sénats has confirmed the newt
inatta» M’Andrew J. rusfef M rueat*-
or of Uo Lakqview lewd «fftra.
This is a good time to re
new your subscription to
CHAS. E. HUGHES
ON "010 CORNER"
OPEN NtW SHOP
For years and years and years and
yearn Frank Coffman did Uie business of
Lenta on what came to lx- the “Old
Corner," but four or Hve years ago Mr.
C-offrnan decided lie was getting old
enough to take a rest. He sold his busi
ness to Clyde Hager and another gentle
man anil a short time later Mr. Hager
took tlie entire business over. The busi
ness grew snd as tlie town became more
populous doubled up to big proportions.
Tlie rent sought by Mr. Coffman soon
proved to be a burden.
He is one of
this»- restless souls that must be oc
cupied. He tried first one thing and
then anotlier, finally bought some
acerage aud for tlie last two years lias
been raising spuds and oilier forms of
He kept thinking of his experience as
a merchant and finally he persuaded Mr.
Hager to consider a sale of his business.
He immediately took charge and lie is
now “up to his eyes” on the old job.
He hardly takes time to eat.
hsppy and tired, and so busy his nerves
are becoming adjusted to the old
• Fach Brua
“swing.” Hager’s Store has l>een one
Charles (vans Hughes, who received of the very best in all Mt. Rcott and
the Republican nomination for Presi Coffman’s “Old Corner” doesn't expect
dent at Chicago.
to be second to Hager's.
many friends regret to see him go. Mr.
Coffman’s friends welcome him back
and wish him abundant sucoeas.
HUGHES RESIGNS TO
Washington—Charles Evans Hughes
stepped down Saturday from the su
preme bench and. again a private cltl-
sen. accepted the republican nomina
tion for president, in a telegram ring
ing with denunciation of the adralnis
tratIon's foreign policy and declaring
for a dominating, thoroughgoing Amer
icanism. he gave his decision to Chair
man Harding, of the republican nation
al convention, and broke the long si
lence which had kept the leaders of
bls party In the dark as to bls attitude
toward the great Issues of the day.
On the subject of preparedness the
telegram says. In part:
“I believe In preperedaees. not only
entirely adequate for our defense with
respect to numbers and equipment tn
both army and navy, but with al! thor
oughness. to the end that tn each
branch of the service there may be
the utmoet efficiency under competent
"I have not desired the nomination."
eaid the telegram. “I have wished to
remain on the bench- But la thia crit
ical period of our national history, I
recognise that it is your right to sum
mon snd it is my paramount duty to
The leading planks of the platform
adopted by the republican national
convention at Chicago are devoted to
preparedness, the Mexican situation,
our foreign relations, the tariff, mer
chant marine, suffrage and the Phil
Declares that we believe in and will
enforce the protection of every Ameri
can cltixen In all the rights secured to
him by the constitution, treaties and
the law of nations, at home and
abroad, by land and by sea.
The preparedness plank declares
both for military and Industrial pre-
parednesa. and the Increase in the
atrength of the army and navy to meet
any possible foe.
Deplorea conditions which exist as
a result of the administration's policy
with Mexico and speaks of the shame
which It has Inflicted on the United
The restoration of a protective tar
iff Is declared essential to the pros
perity of the nation.
Declares In favor of a merchant ma
rine through the pursuance of a policy
which has been productive of ship de
Believes that all who violate the
laws In regulation of business should
be individually punished. But prose
cution Is very different from persecu
tion. and business success, no matter
how honestly attained, is apparently
regarded by the democratic party as
in Itself a crime.
Specifically calls for legislation for
protection against child labor and de
clares for general workmen** coupon
nation legislation and for lqgialatlon
far compensation to workmen engaged
ta the federal service.
Reaffirms it» faith la government ef
the pee pls, by. the geepie. fer the tea-
Valuable Machine Stolen
W. O. Ash drove his new automobile
to the city the last of last week, left it
while attending to business and when he
returned to tlie place where he left it, it
was gone. Since then no trace of the
machine has t>een
knowing the whereabouts of an un
claimed Ford will confer a favor on the
Ashes by letting them know about it.
A copy of the new Rural Credits law
and petition for placing it on the ballot
has reached our office. Anyone desiring
to consider the law or sign the petition
will be at liberty to call and do so.
There is room for plenty of names and
all will have an opportunity to sign it,
if you do not wait loo long.
(M Elects Officers
The Five Point Club of Mt. Scott
Chapter 110, O. E. 8., held their May
meeting at the home of Mrs. Emma
Hawken of 72d street.
A short musical
program was given after which Mrs.
Fredric Armstrong recited in her usual
charming manner, “An old Sweetheart
ot Mine.’’ Election of officers was then
held, resulting in the eletion of Mrs.
Emms Hswken as President, Mrs. 9. J.
Allen, Secretary, snd Mrs. O. A. Hess,
Treasurer. Dainty refreshments were
served and much enjoyed.
It is said
that one of our Past Patrons has con
tracted the coffee habit.
meeting will be held at the home of
Mrs. Hainer near Stewarts Station, All
members of O. E. 8. are cordially in-
vited to attend.
Governor Moses Alexander, of Ida
ho. has accepted Governor Withy-
combe's invitation to be present at the
Oregon state fair on Friday. Septem
ber N. governors' day. Governor Lis
ter. of Washington, has also accepted
an invitation to be present, so that, for
ths first time la Its history, the Ore
gon state fair will have three state
exooutivee part lol pa ting In its pro
gram at the same time.
The Pacific Livestock company, a
cattle eotic rn of southern Oregon, has
fraudulently secured possession of
•772 acres of swamp land, of the ap
proximate value of 3195.450, according
to the complaint of Attorney General
George M. Brown recently filed This
Is one of a number of suits Instituted
by the attorney general to recover on
vast tracts of land for the state of
Oregon and from the present holders,
who are alleged to have secured pos
session and to claim ownership by
pie. as a measure of justice to one-half
the adult people of this country, fa
vors the extension of tlu suffrage to
women, but recognizes the right of
each state to settle this question for
Condemns the democratic adminis
tration for its attempt to abandon the
Declares la favor of national control
of transportation agencies through tha
Interstate commerce commission »y a
eonqUtatteaal ssseadureet If Meed-1
CHAS. W. FAIRBANKS
Eggiuian Bros., have Just opened up
their new market. It is one of the very
neatest in the city. Isints is to tie con
gratulated in having two of the best
markets in all Portland. The new Eggi-
man Market is practically all new for
even tiie furnishings have all l»vn put
itknsw since the fire which destroyed
Chair obi market a few months ago. The
new building is s permanent structure
of fireproof tile ami bnck, with one
wall of frame, presumably because thia
wall will later be a partition wall in the
building that will fill the entire corner.
The work on the building has been in
charge of T. Y. Cadwell and E. P.
Tobin and has been completed on record
time »nd in a most satisfactory manner.
The largest plate glass window in I-enta,
to date, will adorn the front of this
The enterprise of the Eggiman
Bsuthers and their success is a satisfac
tion to everybody, themselves included.
Their reputation for good service ha®
tngde them a host of patrons.
LAID OUT FOR THEM
Wilson and Marshall Expected
to Be Renominated at
8t Louis.—Out of the echoes of the
Chicago convention there came the
sound of the advancing hosts ot dem
ocracy to name the standard-bearers
of their party for the presidential cam
The renaming of Wilson and Mar
shall after the 1092 delegates have
adopted a platform which In the main
has been sketched by President Wil
son. is expected to be carried through
without a hitch late Fritjgy night or
early Saturday morning.
Every one of the delegates to the
convention either is instructed for or
committed to lhe renomination of Pres
ident Wilson, and the vast majority of
them, according to many national com
Charles W. Fairbanks, who received mitteemen. are read to re name Vice-
the Republican nomination for Vice President Marshall. A few votes are
President at Chicago.
expected to be cast for some favorite
Returns After Extended (rip
sons for the vice presidential place,
but the party leaders assembling here
Fred Katzky and wife returned from
predict the other names may be with
a two months trip through the east on
drawn and that Marshall's renomina
Saturday evening. They went east by
tion, like that of President Wilson,
way of Salt Lake, Denver, St. Joe, St.
will be made by acclamation.
Louis, Cincinnati, and Washington to
Principal Planks for Platform.
New York. They visited ti e rights tn
Petrograd.—Sweeping with irresist
The principal planks that await pres
Washington, called at the ’’bite House ible force westward, General Brusil-
and left regrets for not having come in off's great fighting machine has bro entation to the platform committee
time for dinner. Then they went all ken the Austrian front at three places are:
Foreign relations, the Mexican situ
o». er New York City. Fred haopened to and threatens the capture or annihila
have,an uncle supplied with a machine tion of several Austrian divlaions.
ation. preparedness and tariff. The
foreign relations plank will set forth
and there wasn't much left that they
The Austrian retreat in many places
didn't see. Spent one Sunday at West Is becoming demoralized as the Rus- the unprecedented conditions that
Point and saw all the boys out on drill.
have arisen as a result of the war, and
sisns press westward toward the
Fred says that was a fine sight and he
it will be pointed out that while Presi
Gnitx Lipa river. This is evidenced by
says West Point is a beautiful place.
dent Wilson has kept the nation from
the numerous prisoners tsken daily
They returned by way of Chicago and
strife, he has also maintained a neu
and by the immense amount of booty
Minneapolis and while there renewed
trality both "strict and honest.”
found strewn along the path of the re
acquaintances with many old friends.
The plank on the Mexican situation
treating forces, About 108.000 Aus-
But tliey are glad to be home.
develop that this question has
triana have been captured since the
say Oregon atmosphere suits them best
been approached with the Idea not
Russian offensive began.
of all and they wouldn’t exchange it for
More than 200 miles of the most only of keeping peace with the Mexi
all the advantages of the prosperous
can republic, but ot maintaining peace
complicated Austrian defenses have
within the borders of the United
been smashed to pieces, not counting
the miles of enemy works wrecked at
On the question of preparedness the
Mrs. ZEpMa Lewis Darted
platform will assert that the party has
Many of these positions had been con
met the demand* of the worldwide sit
structed by IB months of hard work,
Mrs. Zilphia Lewis, whose home was
priaoaers reported. They went down uation by an advanced stage of pre
near Lents Junction, died June 6ih at
paredness of the navy, the enlarge
ander overwhelming fire from the Rus
Salem, Ore. The body was brought to
ment of the army and U m reorganisa
Kenworthy's Iasi Saturday and the
tion of the national guard.
funeral was held at two o'clock ia the
The tariff plan* will point out that
afternoon. Rev. F. R. 8. Browne OUTLAW BAND IS ROUTED the reduction of tariff duties so that
officiating. She waa buried at Multno
the Income from that source in normal
mah cemetery. Mrs. Lewie waa a native Twenty Cavalrymen turpriee and Be- times would meet the demands of the
feet 23 Mexicans in Dashing Fight.
of New York state, having lived in
government is an achievement of the
Field Headquarters of General Per
Oregon the past six years. She leaves
her husband, Frank J. Lewis, to mourn
her loss, and other relatives in the east. The finishing blow was given the larg
est surviving band of Villa followers MEXICAN ANTIPATHY GROWS
She waa fifty-three years of age.
in Chihuahua by 20 men of the 13th
Carranza Authorities, In Many In
United States cavalry, under Captain
stances, Appear to Be Indifferent.
Otto W. Rethorst, in a dashing fight
John N. Toole Dead
20 miles north of Santa Clara near
and anti-American feeling throughout
John H. Toole, aged 76, of 6131 »2nd
The Americsns routed 25 Villa ban northern Mexico is described in di»
street died June Uth of heart trouble.
dits. killing three, wounding several patches to the state department. In
The funeral was held Tuesday the 13th
and capturing all their horses and sad many cases, it was said at the depart
at 2:30 at Kenworthy’s. As Mr. Toole
dles, some rifles and several thousand ment. the Carranza authorities appear
was a native of Ontario, Canada, his re
to be indifferent to what is going on.
mains were returned to Sarnia, of that rounds of ammunition, crippling the Details of the reports were not made
province for interment.
He had lived
in Oregon only a year. Mr. Toole was a
With 1500 additional regular troops
widower, living with his daughter, Mrs.
ordered to the Mexican border and re
Susan F. Clark of this place. The
ports of the rapid spread of anti-Amer
funeral arrangements were conducted by curred on all sectors of the Verdun ican feeling continuing to pour in from
the members of the Free Methodist front while the Germans re-distributed consuls all over northern Mexico, ad
their forces for a fresh assault on the
northeastern forts. The German war ministration officials made no attempt
office announces further progress to disguise their uneasiness. It was
northeast of the fortress where ground officially admitted that there is a
Christian Science Lecture
has been gained southwest of Fort growing alarm over what the agita
Douaumont and west of Fort Vaux. In tion may produce and the possibility
Fifth Church of Christ. Scientist, an-
taking a field work In the latter sector, of an attack on General Pershing’s ex
nounces a Free Lecture on Christian
more than 500 men and 22 machine pedition. Part of the increasing ap
Science to be delivered by Prof. Her
guns were captured by the Germans, prehension here is due to the renewed
man L. Hering, C. S. B., of Concord,
wno announce that since June 8 their raids in the Laredo region.
N. H., member of the Board of I^cture-
captures have totalled more than 1500
ship of the Mother Church, the First
Kitchener’s Death Was Due to Mlns.
Church of Christ. Scientist, of Boston.
London.—The British cruiser Hamp
Mass., at the Princess Theatre. Ar let*
on which Field Marshal Earl
Austro-Germans Check Big Offensive.
Station, Monday, June 26th, at eight
Berlin, by wireless to Sayville, N. Kitchener and members of his staff
p. tn. The public is cordially invited to
Y. — German and Austro Hungarian were lost, was sunk as the result of
troops delivered a heavy counter at striking a mine, it was officially an
tack on Russian forces advancing in nounced. All hope has been abandon
FOUND—Ladies handbag with purse. northeastern Bukowina and drove ed for all save 12 men from the Hamp
Call at Herald office, describe, pay for them back, the official Austrian state- shire. who were washed ashore on a
advertising and get property.
raft, the statement says.
“Vallsy of Dried Bones.”
The Island of Jamaica |>os<ies*es a
“valley of dried bones." It is near the
Cunacuma gap, in the Maroon country.
This valley, though In the heart of the
"wet country," Is bare of leaf and life.
The limestone rock Is hot. Giant tree«,
which seem to have been blighted sud
denly. stand up gaunt and deed. Al-
ttymgh vegetation seems to have been
dense here tn former years, nothli x
will grow now. During the hot
etwee fe sat fie Nke ffvr
Italian Cabinet Members Resign.
John McLean, Noted Publisher, Dead.
Rome.—The Italian cabinet, headed
Washington.—John R. McLean, own
er of the Washington Post, and the by Premier Salandra. resigned. This
Cincinnati Enquirer, died at his home action of the ministry resulted from
th« failure of the Italian chamber of
here after a long Illness.
deputies to pass a vote of confidence
in the government, following the pres
entation of the budget of the minister
of the interior