Morning Oregonian. (Portland, Or.) 1861-1937, July 04, 1905, Page 11, Image 11

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Oregon to Be Battle-Ground
for the Ballot for
Is'otable Addresses for the Cause Are
,3Iade by Leaders in the Movc-
nient for Enfranchisement
of the Sex.
.Since the announcement In The Oregon
lan that the equal suffragists of Oregon
would conduct a campaign, in 1906. there
has been a surprising Interest aroused
among classes who are opposed to equal
representations of the sexes or consider
the agitation of the movement as some
thing of a Joke. There were Just about
as many men as women at last night's
meeting, many of them known to be
bitter opponents of dlsenfranchisement.
There seems to be no doubt that the
Oregon campaign will be well organized
and that there will be ample funds to
conduct It. When Mrs. Anlce Jeffreys
Myers, president of the state association,
finished her report yesterday morning,
detailing the plan of the coming cam
paign, the National association promptly
passed a resolution to co-operate and
give the Oregon suffragists Its material
support, and. to this end Mrs. Carrie
Chapman Catt. for herself and Mrs. Har
riet Taylor Upton', pledged an Initial con
tribution of 53000. This, it is reported,
will be augmented by further liberal cash
donations, and the Oregon women them
selves will raise a substantial campaign
Campaign Is Assured.
Now that the campaign is an assured
thing and outside factions are manifest
ing interest, the officers of both the Na
tional and state associations express
themselves emphatically upon their ab
solute nonpartisanship. Rev. Anna Shaw,
president of the National, Is most pro
nounced In her ideas about this matter,
feeling that, no matter what principles
women stand for, they should not. be In
any way hampered or obligated. "We
are not going to pledge our support to
any faction, good, bad or indifferent."
she said. "The Prohibitionists or the
liquor Interests, the Democrats or .Re
publicans, the Populists or Socialists
none of them need expect the Women's
Suffrage Association to declare itself as
supporting them, for we are absolutely
non-partisan and only ask for an oppor
tunity to exercise our individual rights
and have a voice in our Government."
The delegates to this convention are
well up on one phase of politics they are
there with the money. When Dr. Shaw
asked for $5000 yesterday afternoon for
the routine work of the national associa
tion for the coming year she had no
difficulty in getting iu California, in this
as In all other matters, was determined
to lead, and her small delegation stood
for $S50. Added to all this was the J30O0
contribution to the . Oregon campaign,
which gave a decided air of prosperity to
the occasion.
Fleischner Advocates Suffrage.
T. N. Fleischner followed in Governor
Chamberlain's steps last night and In a
short address assured the convention of
his approval and support of the measures
It advocates. He suld that be saw no
reason why women should not be given
equal rights with men and hoped to see
them enjoying such rights in the near fu
ture. Mr. Fleischner was given a heavy
vote by the Portland women at his re
cent election as school director as his
liberal views were known to the local
suffragists, and In Introducing him. Dr.
Cora Smith Eaton, who presided, said
that it had been suggested that if he be
came candidate for Mayor In 1907 his elec
tion would be assured. Willis DuniWay
also spoke at the night session and en
couraged the leaders of the Oregon cam
paign. At tomorrow night's session there
will be short talks by Mayor Harry Lane.
Dr. Andrew Smith. B. Lee Paget and O.
P. Jamison, representing the Democrats,
Republicans. Prohibitionists and Citizens
at large.
Will Decline He-Election.
Dr. Eaton, who Is one of the leading
surgeons of Minnesota. Is unable on ac
count of her heavy practice to act as
auditor for the national association the
coming year and Mrs. Carrie Chapman
Catt, the vice-president, will also decline
to be a candidate for re-election. As to
who will be elected to these vacancies is
causing some speculation, but there Is a
noticeable absence of anything which per
tains to electioneering. It Is safe to
predict that Florence Kelly, the general
secretary of the Consumers League, who
represents more the Interests of the work
ing women of the country than any other
member, will be placed in the vice-president's
chaJr. although there Is much sen
timent In favor of Catherine Waugh Mc
Culloch. of Chicago, whose ability and
Intelligence is undisputed. The national
officers feel that the.Paclnc Coast should
be represented and were It not for the
fact that an ofllrlal living at this great
distance from headquarters would not be
able to attend board meetings, which Is
very necessary, one would be elected. The
election of officers takes place tonight.
Two Xotable Addresses.
There were two notable addresses last
night, one by Henry B. Blackwell, of
Massachusetts, the only man tvho has
devoted his entire life work to the cause
of suffrage, and the other by Florence
Kelly. Mr. Blackwell's argument that
equal suffrage Is needed was a strong one
and received with an enthusiasm seldom
hown by a Portland audience, "The
Toung Breadwinners' Need" was a topic
with which Florence Kelley was thorough
ly familiar, and she made the most of
It. Mr. Blackwell said, in part:
Equal Suffrage Xeeded.
"Believing, as I do. that upon the
.speedy extension of suffrage to women
depends the perpetuity of republican
Institutions, and that this extension
depends upon the action of the three
Pacific States, Oregon, Washington
and California. I ask myself what can
I say In 20 minutes that will most
tend to promote success? How can we
reach the common sense of the plain
people, without whose approval suc
cess is impossible?
"First, we must appeal to their
sense of Justice. We must reaffirm
the principles of democracy. 'Govern
ments derive their Just powers from
the consent of the governed,' If 'taxa
tion without representation Is tyran
ny If 'political power rightfully
Inheres in the people hou- can we men
rightfully assume to govern women
without their consent, -either in the
home or In the state? One-half of all
American citizens are women. Our Na
tional constitution expressly declares
that 'all persons born or naturalized
In the United States (and subject to the
jurisdiction thereof are citizens of the
United States and of the states In
which-they reside
"But the" Injustice, of excluding wom
en is still greater because "women are
unlike men both by heredity and envi
ronment. A purely masculine govern
ment does not fully represent the peo
ple. The feminine qualities are lack
ing. It Is a maxim among political
thnkcrs that 'every class that votes
makes Itself felt In the government
Women, as a class, differ more widely
from men than any one class of men
differs from any other. To give the
ballot to merchants and lawyers and
deny it to farmers would be class leg
islation, which is always unwise and
unjust- But tnerc Is no class legisla
tion so complete as an aristocracy of
sex. Men have qualities in which they
are superior to women; women have
qualities in which they are superior
to men. Both are needed. Women are
less belligerent than men, more peace
able, temperate, chaste, economical,
and law-abiding, with a higher stand
ard of morals and a deeper ense of
religious obligation. And these are
tha, very qualities we need to add to
the aggressive and impulsive qualities
of men. Now the primary object of
government is to keep the peace. War
Is the greatest curse that afflicts hu
manity. A purely masculine govern
ment never did and never will keep
the peace. A government of men and
women is needed in order to establish
International courts of arbitration, and
so make war and bloodsned forever
more unnecessary A battleship which
lasts only 15 years, costs more than
all the land, buildings and equipments
of Harvard University, Hampton and
Tuskegee Colleges combined.
"We need an extended suffrage to
check the growing corrupt use of
money by trusts and corporate monopo
lies to control legislation. We must
create a voting constituency too nu
merous to be bribed or coerced or
manipulated in order to rescue our
people from the encroachments of tho
money power.
"We are about to open up intimate
commercial relations with the swarm
ing millions of the Orient. Let us face
those ancient Asiatic empires, where
women are enslaved, with the inspiring
spectacle of a virtuous, free. Intelli
gent, self-respecting. enfranchised
womanhood. Only thus can wo save
our society from pollution. Only thus
can we maintain our liberty. For, as
Emerson weli says:
" 'Of what avail In plow or r oil.
Or land or life ir freedom fall?'"
East Side High School Site Is Again
Discussed by Director
At a special meeting of the City Board
of Education yesterday, the W. G. Mc
Pherson Company was awarded the con
tracts for heating the Sellwood. Multno
mah and Shaver schools for the ensu
ing year, upon its bid of J4000 "for the
Sellwood, $2925 for the Multnomah and
52000 for the Shaver.
The specifications call for an appara
tus known as the "Plenum" fan-furnace
system, wherein it is claimed the heat
is generated by heavy furnaces hav
ing sufficient heating surface In pro
portion to the grate surface to emit the
necessary heat required to maintain the
temperature of the rooms at from .70
to 74 degrees, and to provide for expo
sure losses.
The bids of the McPherson Company
are accompanied by a guarantee that
the fuel consumed for each month of
2.0 .days shall, not cxaeed eight cords of
best fir for the Shaver School, and that
not more than two-horsepower shall be
consumed by the fan; that the Multno
mah School shall not consume more
than nine cords of fir, with three
horsepower consumption, and the Sell
wood School 11 cords, with live-horsepower
consumption by the fans.
The subject relating to the ' hot-air
fans afforded Director Wittenberg an
opportunity to hold forth concerning
the Justice of awarding the heating
contracts to the lowest bidder and In
directly gave him a chance to speak on
the necessity for purchasing another
block of land for the new East Side
High School. He suggested that a
meeting of residents of the East Side
be called to consider the matter.
The purchase of the block bounded
by East Thirteenth, Brazee. East Four
teenth and Thompson streets, upon
which to erect a new school building
to relieve the congestion Incident to
the crowded condition of the Holladay
and Williams-Avenue schools, was con
summated by the payment of $8000 to
Mrs. Elizabeth Ryan, and It was or
dered that bids for grading be adver
tised accordingly.
It is expected that bids for the con
struction of the new East Side High
School will be ready for advertising in
about two weeks. Architect Jones re
porting that there were a few minor
details requiring attention before
everything would be in readiness.
Fifty Boys Are Arrested for Swim,
inlng in theWlllamette.
Patrol wagon loads of boys were hauled
to police headquarters yesterday after
noon, one after the other until 50 lads
were booked. All are charged with bath
ing in the Willamette Rl-er without. pro
per clothing, and tomorrow will be taken
before Judge Frazer, of the Juvenile
Yesterday's hpt sunshine brought the
boys out In large numbers. Complaints
reached police headquarters from all
along the rjver. that lads were swimming
without proper clothing. Captain Grltz
macher sent out a squad consisting of
Policemen Wendorf. Gruber. Anderson
and Robson. and rounded up all that
could be found.
Those arrested gave the following
Willie Pahe, Frances O'Donnell. Tom
O'Donnell, James Manning. Raymond
Manning. Michael Schub, Albert Olson,
Carl Schubel, Max McCoy. Frank Nel
son. Charles Anthony. Charles Harr.
Robert Ketzlg, Louie Wells, Willie
Williams. Walter Spludd. James Curtain.
Stanley ClobbJ Rhelnhard Neugibauer,
Clement Gillespie, Ed W. Pfeifer, Hugo
Kroll. Ed Berg. Thomas Stowe, Harry
Melster. Willie Carney, Axel Berg, Gun
ner Petterson. Hans Ball, John Groce.
William Reid. "Ray Groce, John Bauer,
Ray Piigh, Albert. Browning. Ben Harri
son. James Wlshert. Tony Pfeifer, Ivan
Hammerllnk, Charles Nlgebauer, John
Kuntx. Harry Olson, Thomas McBrlde,
Harry Smith. Gilbert Wilcox. Benett
Staffson. Fendrlck Staffson, Gottfried
Tlmm, James Nolan and John Starn.
Law as to Fireworks.
Ordinances governing the sale of lire
works and prohibiting the sale of certain
kinds will be rigidly enforced today by
the -police. The entire force will be on
All kinds of explosives, toy pistols, can
nons, giant firecrackers and any firecrack
er over four inches in length are under
the ban and the sale of thess Is oro
hibited. It Is no longer necessary to take blue
ills to rouse the liver to action. Carter's
Ittle Liver Pills are much better. Don't
forget this.
Muxlse Eye Jteaefly ccrw eye: zsXkt -kziX
eye s-trosr. Soct& ? pain; doaca't mn,-
Majority of Clergy and Lay
Delegates Sign Counter
Denied That -Assertion Was Made
That Bishop Coadjutor Was Ox
ford Graduate Dr. Wilson.
Withdraws Xame.
rprtland. Or.. July 3, 1505.
To th Revs. Dr. Van Water. Dr. X
A. Morrison, W. S. Short:
TruiUng only In the Providence ct
God In humble obedience to tb call
of the Holy Spirit, which I believe
It to be, I accept my !ctlon to the
Coa2Jutor-Bl?boprIc of th dloceM of
Oregon, .subject to the consent of the
bishops and (-landing committees of the
Protmtfnt Episcopal Church.
A tru copy.
When the College of Bishops of the
Episcopal Church and the standing com
mittees of the different dioceses reach
the continuation of election of Rev. F.
E. J. Lloyd as bishop coadjutor of the
Diocese of Oregon, they will have a
counter-protest signed by a majority of
the rectors and lay members of which the
convention was composed, to guide ac
tion, as well as the protest with which
The Oregonlan has already acquainted
tho public. Developments yesterday show
that friends of the bishop coadjutor are
active, and that a majority of those who
participated In his selection stand ready
to sustain their action, asserting they
have no doubt as to the confirmation of
the choice.
Right Rev. B. Wlstar Morris, bishop of
the Diocese of Oregon, has certified to
the election of Dr. .Lloyd, whose accept
ance, under date of yesterday, has been
transmitted to the committee. Last even
ing, at the residenc of Bishop Morris, a
reception was tendered the bishop coadjutor-elect,
attended by many rectors of
the diocese and members of the churches.
Withdrawn From Protest.
Thomas X. Wilson, of St. Stephens
Church, Portland. In a letter transmitted
to Dr. Hope yesterday, a -copy of which
was also handed to Dr. Van Waters, with
drew his name from the original pro
test, and it is stated by those signing the
counter-protest that Dr. Wilson Is the
only one of the nve who signed the pro
test who voted for Dr. Lloyd. Dr. W. C.
Sheppard. rector of St. Luke's Church.
Vancouver, Wash., In a letter published
herewith, expresses the conviction that
the impression that Dr. Lloyd was an
Oxford man came through an error made
by himself in statements contained in a
sketch of Dr. Lloyd which he frnlthed
to The Oregonlan the day of the elec
tion, and the counter-protest Is pro
nounced, in declaring that Dr. Van Wa
ters did not say that his nominee was a
graduate of Oxford University, but what
he said was:
"He (Dr. Lloyd) comes from the Dio
cese of Oxford, and was ordained deacon
by the bishop of Oxford."
The Counter Protest.
The counter-protest follows:
To the bishop and Manilas committees of the
Protestant Episcopal Church In the United
State ot America;
Whereas, at the 17th annual convention of
the DIOceM of Oregon. heW at Portland, Or.,
on June IS. 10 and 17, lfr6. In response to
the rqt of thr Rljtht Rev. B. Wlnar Mer
rLs, Wt-hop of the Dlocwe, for the election
of a nisbop-CoadJutor. th Rev. F. E. J.
Lloyd. D. D , of I'nlOBtown. Pa., was elected
Hlofcop-Coadjutor of the Dtocee of Oregon;
Wheress. tho raid election was had upon
th third ballot of the clergr present In ild-
Portland. Or., July 2, 1005.
1 hereby certify that the Rev. Fred
eric Ebenezer John IJojd. D. D., ot
Untontown, Pa., was duly elected
Coadjutor-Bishopric of the Dtocee of
Oregon, at the 17th annual convention
of the dloceee on Jun 17, IMS.
Bishop and President.
Ex-offlcl of the convention.
convention by the followlnV votes .. A.
Morrison. 5; C Y. Grimes, 1; SuUer. 1; Free
men. 1; Pot win. 1; F. E. J. l.teyd. H; and.
Where aa, the cald election by tha clercy was
confirmed by a vote ot 2S out of a total of
33 voten cast, by the order of the laity and
by the vote of all but one of the parlttoea
and organized mlfdone represented by laymen
at nald convention; and.
Whcrea. a. motion to make ueh election
unanimous wai defeated by the tole objection
ot Rev. Mr. Hope; and
Whereau, The certificate and testimonial re
quired by the canons wax duly vlcned by 21
out of a total of 23 of the clency prwent at
said convention; It being a matter of knowl
edge that the one clergyman falling so to lgn
had cat his ballot for the election of Dr.
Lloyd upon the ballot which resulted In his
election; and
Whereas. The ald election was In alt re
spects regular and legal and In accordance
with the constitutional and canon law of the
Protectant Episcopal Church In America and
of the Dloceie of Oregon thereof; and
Whereas. The regularity and legality of
ald election has been duly paMed upon by
the rtandlng committee of the DIoceae of
Oregon, and established by the unanimous
vote of all members of thn standing commit
tee present at said meeting, being Ave out of
a total membership of six of raid standing
committee, the Rev. A. A. ilorrlion. who was
chairman and presiding officer of said con
vention, being a member of mid standing
committee, and voting upon nald question of
legality and regularity; and
Whereas. Tho bletvp of the Dloces of Ore
gon Is by the canon law of the diocese ex
offlclo chairman of the diocese and conven
tion and as eueh opened the contention, and
thereafter, on account of Ill-health, requested
that he be relieved of the duties of presiding
In said convention, the convention canonlcally
elected the Rev. A. A. Morrison chairman pro
tempore; and
Whereas, the Rey. A. A. Morrison continued
to act tjo Men chairman and to preside over
the convention, taking part in its transac
tions and casting his vote en each ballot for
the election of bishop-coadjutor, after his
name bad been placed In nomination for
bishop-coadjutor; and
Whereas. A protest against tha election of
the Rev. F. E. J. Lloyd. D. D.. an snch
Blehop-Coadjutor of the DIoces of Oregon,
for presentation to the standing committer
of the Protestant Episcopal Church has been
formulated and signed by a. a. Morrison,
chairman of the convention and rector of
Trinity Parish, Portland. Or ; Henry Dixon
Jones, rector of the Church of the Redeemer
Pendleton. Or.; John Dawson, rector of th
Church of the Good Shepherd. Portland, Or
Robert Hope, missionary in charge of AH
Saints' Mission. Portland, Or., et aj; and
Whereas, The Rev. A. A. .Morrison, a. can
didate for election as Blshop-Ccadjutor did
on his sole authority, over his ownnarae on
Tuesday. June 20. 1905, telegrapJT the Rev
F. E. J. Lloyd. D. D., bishop-elect, that the
election bad been protested and that there
had bn miirepreentatlos la the nomina
tion; asd
TYi:erei. The Rev. Bcbert. Hape, om et the
signers of the protest. Is a newcomer to the
diocese, having Jut t achieved the residence of
six months required by the canons; and
"Whereas. The Rev. Henry D. Jone. one of
the signers of the protest. Ia a newcomer to
the diocese, having Just achieved the resi
dence of six months required by the canons.
Now. therefore, we, the undersigned clergy
men of the Diocese of Oregon, present at satd
annual convention, and having participated In
the election of the Bishop-Coadjutor above
mentioned, and laymen, the duly elected, qual
ified and acting representative of our re
spective parUhes. having participated In said
election, desire herewith to respectfully con
vey the emphatic contradiction, verified by
affidavit of the Rev. George B. Van Waters,
the nominator of Dr. Lloyd in said convention,
the rector of St. Davld' Parish. Portland. Or.,
and the president of the standing committee
ot the Diocese of Oregon for II years, that
be stated in his nominating speech, an claimed
by the protestanu. that hlsj nominee wa a
graduate of Oxford University, but that what
he said was. "He (Dr. Lloyd) comes from the
Diocese of Oxford and was ordained deacon
by the Bishop of OxfonL" which statement
we believe to be correct; that we have no
recollection that any statement was made by
Dr. George B. Van Waters In his nominating
speech "or the tenor or effect claimed by the
protestants or any statement that he was a
graduate of Oxford University or of any
That at least two of the protestants) bad at
the , lime of the convention full knowledge
that Dr. L!oyd was not a graduate of Ox
ford University, but was a graduate of Dor
chester Missionary College. Oxford, and that
had the statement been made by Dr. Van
Waters In his nominating speech or by any
one els of the tenor or effect claimed by
the protectants. It would have been their
duty to have corrected the statement on the
floor of th convention: and that ot the other
protestants. It Is a matter ot common knowl
edge that at least three did not vote for Dr.
Lloyd on the ballot which resulted In his
election, and. therefore, could not have been
misled by any statements: that the discussion
was free and unrestricted upon all the sev
eral candidates named: that said election was
in all respects fair and that no undue advan
tage was taken and no misrepresentations
made, and the vote resulting In the election
of Dr. Lloyd was In all respects an Indication
of the declelon of tho majority of tho con
vention, made with full understanding of all
the facts pertinent to the question.
We append hereto affidavits of the Rev.
George B. Van Waters. D. D., rector of St.
David's Parish, Portland. Or., and tha Rev.
J. E. H. Simpson, rector of St. Mark's Par
ish. Portland. Or.
George B. Van Waters, rector SU David's
Church, Portland, and president standing
committee for H years.
John E. H. Simpson, rector St. Mark's Church,
H. D. Chambers', dletrtct missionary of the
Dlooes of Oregon.
William Seymour Short, rector Grace Church,
Upton H. Glbbs, rector St. Peter's Church,
La Grande.
Phillip K. Hammond, rector St. Paul's
Church. Oregon CU.
G. Taylor Griffith, rector St. Stephens' Church.
Baker COy.
Edmond Trew Simpson, .diocesan mlssloncr,
W. A. M. Breck, rector SL Matthew's Mis
sion. Portland.
Clarence H. Lake, rector St. George's Church,
W. II. Webb, mlsslonery at Cove and Union.
Frank. Owen Jone. St. Stephen's Memorial
Church, Newport.
S. E. Jofcphl, senior warden and lay delegate,
St. David's. Portland, and member of stand
ing committee.
J. G. Burness, .lay delegate from St. David's,
Waltls Nash, lay delegate from St. David's.
William M. Ramsey, lay delegate from St.
Peter"s. 1 -a. .Grande.
J. T. Peters, lay delegate from St. Paul's,
The Dalles.
Frederick Townsend. senior warden and lay
delegate. St. Mark's. Portland.
George C. NIchoUon. lay delegate BU Mark's.
John K.' Kollock. lay delegate St, Mark's,
R. J. Slater, senior warden and lay delegate.
Church of the Redeemer. Pendleton.
A. E. Kelly, senior warden and lay delegate,
St. Paul's. Oregon City.
T. R. A. Sellwood, lay delegate St. John's.
Charles Clayson. lay delegate, St. John's. Mll
waukle. M. Homer Reeves, lay delegate, St. Stephen's.
Baker Citj-.
Frank Spittle, senior warden and lay delegate.
Grace. Astoria, and member standing com
mittee, being member of committee referred
to as not having voted on question of the
legality of the election, being unavoidably
abt-nt from the meeting.
B. 'A. Ferguson, junior warden and lay dele
gate Grace Church. . .v Moris.
1L G. Van Dtircn. ly. Celrghi Grato Church.
Artoria. '
a T. C. Stephens. Jay delegate. St. Stephen's,
J. R. James, lay delegate St. Stephen's. Fort
land Attached to this counter protest are
affidavits bearing upon the protest, the
tlrst being that of Rev. J. E. H. Simp
son, rector of St. Mark's Church, the
point of which is that Rev. Robert Hope
rtrst named Dr.- Lloyd for the office to
which he was elected, speaking In high
est terms in his advocacy at that time,
and that nil he then uttered In favor
of Dr. Lloyd is still true, and that the
tact mat Dr. Hope has attached his
name to a protest I3 of no weight. An-
otner is sworn to by Rev. George E.
Van Waters. In which he gives testi
mony to what was said In his nominat
ing speech, and Is as follows:
State of Oregon. County of Multnomah
I. George B. Van Waters, being first duly
"to, arpose ana ay tnat in my nomination
of Dr. F. E. J. Lloyd for the Coadjutorshlp of
Oregon, referring to his churchmanshlp. said:
That no one who knows the rector of St. Da-
vM ri.....i. 1 .1 . .
i ,r, UIU i " nt, ueorge a.
I an Waters. Is an extreme churchman? thrv
would rather speak of him as a broad church
man, one who knows the rector of St.
David' Church would I marine that he n-aM
desire to foist upon the dlocee an Intolerant
man or one that was narrow In his views, or
was an extreme, man and offensive because of
aaiancea cnurchmanshlp.
Furthermore. I did not say that Dr F. E.
J- Lloyd was a graduate of Oxford ITnlver-iiv
or of any other university. Nor did I state
ta any terms mat or. Lloyd Is a broad or a
low churchman, but what I did say wai, "He
(Dr. Lloyd) cornea from the DlneeM of fir.
ford and was ordained deacon by the Bishop
Of CkxfnrA
Subscribed and sworn to before me this rsth
day- of June, 1&05.
Notary Public for Oregon.
Lay Delegate's Affidavit.
H. M. Ramsey, lay delegate to the
convention from St. Peter's Parish, La
Grande, in an affidavit upholds the other
witnesses signing- the counter protest,
and states that Dr. Hope was the only
man who raised the party cry in the
convention. William C. Sheppard. rec
tor of St. Luke's Church at Vancouver,
and Arthur S. Bernays. B. A., Oxford
University, chaplain of tho Seaman's In
stitute, Portland, but canonlcally con
nected with the district of Olympia, who
were present at the convention, unite
In indorsing the statement contained in
the above counter protest as a "full,
true and correct statement." Three rec
tors who were present, but not having
resided the requisite length of time in
the diocese had no vote, make a similar
Indorsement over their signatures, as fol
lows: H. M. Ramsey, priest In' charge
of St, Stephen's. Portland; Barr G. Lee.
rector St. Paul's Church. Salem; H. Clin
ton Collins, rector St. Paul's Church,
The Dalles. Rev. W. C. Sheppard's let
ter explaining the manner In which he
believes the Oxford feature occurred was
directed to Dr. Van Waters yesterday
and Is as follows:
Dear Dr. Van Watera: I alone. I suppose,
am responsible for the Oxford matter. Know
ing Dr. Lloyd personally, I took It upon my
self to write for The Oregonlan a sketch of
his life. This wa just after the election.
While I was writing the article It seemed to
me as though I bad, seen somewhere In pn.
a statement to the effect that Dr. Lloyd was
graduated from Mator College, Oxford, and so
I jotted It down The fact of the matter
Is that Dr. Lloyd's opponents have In their
excitement confused my poor newspaper ar
ticle with your magnificent nominating speeca.
I heard every word of your speech and can
truly testify that you did not mention Ox
ford University, nor. by the way. did you
represent Dr. Lloyd as a low or broad church
man. Cordially yours.
Rev. Thomas Neil Wilson ordered his
name erased from the original protest
In the letter attached below, a copy of
which waa also transmitted to. Rev. Van
Waters, and bearing date of yesterday:
Dear Mr. Hope: I told you that you could
put my name on the protest that waa being
made against the election of the Rev. F. E.
J. Lloyd. If It were proved that he wgj a
high churchman. This not having been dose,
erxse my name from said protest. I believe
the Rev. F. EL - J. Lloyd to ce sound la the
faith. Tccrs -verr-sineerely.
Rcdmcn Will Also Make This Oc
casion. One for Tlielr Celebra
tion at Exposition.
With fitting and elaborate ceremonies,
tho magnlncent bronze statue of Sacaja
wca will be unveiled at the Exposition
grounds on Thursday afternoon, at 2
o'clock. Large delegations from the
Sacajawea Statue Association and the
Improved Order of Redmen will attend
the exercises, as well as hundreds of
prominent citizens of Portland.
The statue arrived In Portland several
days ago, and has been unpacked and
prepared for the unveiling. It cost In
the neighborhood of JTC0O. and Is a. fitting
tribute to the Indian woman who did so
much for tho men who explored the
great West a hundred years ago.
Immediately after the arrival of the
work of art in this city. It was decided
to have Sacajawea day In conjunction
with .Redmen's day. and a programme
for the double celebration has been pre
pared. Both organizations will co-operate,
and do their best to make the exercises
as impressive as possible.
On Thursday morning, the Redmen will
parade, starting from the City Hall
shortly before noon. Many well-known
historic characters will occupy prom
inent positions in the line of march, and
the Administration Band will furnish tho
music. This parade will pass through
the business part of tho city, and then
head for the Exposition grounds, where
the exercises will bo held on Lakevlew
terraco at 2 o'clock.
The programme will be: Selection. Ad
ministration Band; Invocation, Rev. Anna
Shaw; patriotic solo. Charles Cutter, the
Alaskan Indian singer; "Women In Dis
covery." Susan B. Anthony; "The Pioneer
Mother," Abigail Scott Dunlway; Dr. II.
L. Henderson, of Astoria, grand sachem
of the Improved Order of Redmen of
Oregon: oration. T, J. Bell, of Tacoma.
tho great representative of the Improved
Order of Redmen of Washington; reading.
Bert Hoffmap's historic Sacajawea poem.
Mrs. G. H. Pettinger; presentation of the
monument, Mrs. Eva Emery Dye; un
veiling of monument, Mrs. Edna Snook,
of Coqulllc; reception of flag, the Inde
pendent Lewis and Clark Club; accept
ance of flag-. Mayor Lane; selection. Ad
ministration Band.
New District Will Be Formed North
or the Columbia. '
Members of the Pacific Coast Associa
tion of Traffic Agents met In the Amer
ican Inn at the Exposition last night to
dlvldo the flrsl district, according to the
order of the annual meeting- of the asso
ciation that was held in San Jose last
The old first district comprised Oregon.
Washington and Idaho. According to the
new plan, a territory comprising all that
part of Washington west and north of the
Columbia River will be made into the new
fourth district. The headquarters of the
old district will remain in Portland, while
the new district headquarters will be on
the Sound.
A considerable amount of routine busi
ness was transacted, and an elegant
luncheon was served In the dlninjr-room.
Among the out-of-town traffic represent
atives who were In attendance at the
meeting were the following:
Robert agent O. R. & X., Tacoma;
W. TL Olin. chairman of th first dis
trict, general agent of the C. G. W.. Se
attle; J. Ross Nngel. secretary, traveling
passenger agent O. R. & X.. Seattle; L
F. Jones. X. V. C. lines, Seattle: W. S.
Brewster, C. G. W., Seattle: H. H. Jock.
Great Xorthern. Tacoma: F. Wl Parker,
general agent Chicago & Northwestern,
Seattle, and I W. Brundage. represent
ing me same company at Tacoma: P. B.
Thompson. Illinois Central. Seattle; W. F.
Baker and F. W. Boldreck. Rock Island
freight department, respectively, at Se
attle and Spokane: D. Ellery. Wisconsin
Central. Seattle. II. B. Smith, traveling
passenger agent of the Erie. Just appoint
ed to that position, with headquarters at
Seattle, was present to get acquainted,
this being his first trip to Portland on
official business.
Stockholders Meeting Postponed.
Because only a small minority of the
stockholders of the Lewis and Clark Ex
position Company appeared at the Ad
ministration building yesterday morning,
the regular scheduled business meeting
was postponed until some future date.
The by-laws of the company prescribe
that meetings shall be held at certain
dates, and yesterday's gathering was to
bavo been held in accordance with this
provision, but such a small block of
stock wa3 represented that President
Goods will call another meeting at some
iuturo tlm
"Forty Cents on the Dollar."
Thomas W. Lawson Is appealing to all
policy-holders In the three great life in
surance companies of Xew York City to
rally around him while he makes war on
the "system." One of his great alms, ns
he sets it forth. Is: "The reduction of fu
ture premium payments to 40 cents on the
dollar of what you now pay."
It Is to be hoped that no policy-holder
will so much as send his name provision
ally to Mr. Lawson before he looks into
this question of the "-W cents on the
dollar." Tha Information ho needs is
available in any book or encyclopedia ar
ticle on life Insurance.
The policy-holder will learn that life
Insurance Is not a charity or a gamble,
but a business based on mathematics and
cold statistics.
He will learn that mortality tables are
in existence which show the probabilities
of death of men at each age. based on
the actual experience gathered in the In
surance business.
He will learn that the "net premium
that must be paid for Insurance Is calcu
lated directly from these tables; that this
"net premium" Is the amount that must
be paid on the average to meet death
claims, entirely without regard to ex
penses of conducting the business, and
that If these net premiums are not saved
up penny for penny for exclusive use in
paying death losses the company Is bound
straight for bankruptcy.
He will learn that to cover the expenses
of the business these "net premiums" are
"loaded" by adding a percentage of their
amount. The net premium, plus the load,
gives the gross premium which he pays
for this policy.
Finally he will learn that the loading
rarel if ever, exceeds 40 per cent, even
In the classes of policies that must pay
the highest rate. The Xew International
Encyclopedia says In summing up the per
tinent facts. "Ot the gross premiums,
therefore, from 16 2-3 to 30 per cent Is
Xow, If the current premium rates in
this country are loaded only to the extent
of 30 per cent, so tnat on the average at
least TO per cent of the premium money
must be set aside to meet losses, hesr can
any man honestly propose a scheme which
will reduce premiums to 40 per cent of
their present size? Is not such a proposal
a deliberate bid for bankruptcy?
whatever opinion people may hold of
Mr. Lawson In his role of a "voice crvinc
In the wilderness." they should Judge him
in uij5 on a oasis 01 incontestable
figures and act axeordinsly.-Chleaxo
Becord-HeralcU - j
A Slaughter of Organs and Piano Players Also Numerous,
Used Pianos for a Mere Song Eighty Specially De
signed Exposition Pianos Also Included.
"The Pommex Ellers Music Company, of
San Francisco, has made application, be
fore Judge William P. Lawler. of the Su
perior Court of San Francisco, for a
change of firm name. It is proposed to
drop the name Pommer from the title,
and arrangements to this effect will, no
doubt, be completed during July.
. The above Is taken from the June 24
issue of one of the music trade papers,
and -explains itself.
The consummation ot this deal will re
,qulre some heavy settlements to complete
the buying out of the interests formerly
associated with us there In California.
Furthermore, we are now occupying
tnporary quarters in San Francisco, con
sldably out of the regular retail seuUon
of the city, pending the erection of a mod
ern skyscraper building on our old loca
tion. Ae have, therefore, taken at Port
land quite a number of fine pianos that
were contracted for and Intended to sup
ply our California trade. In addition to
this we have now here over eighty ot the
choicest specially designed and finished
instruments ot the various highest grade
manufacturers. Including Webers. Chlck
erlngs. Stecks. KImballs. Hazletons, etc..
etc.. that were originally ordered for a
very extensive Fair exhibition, which,
owing to the Immense amount of space
that would have been required properly to
display all of them, we decided to show
at our down-town salesrooms. For this
purpose five new showrooms have just
been completed et 331 Washington street.
Fast Piano-Selling Necessary
ITnder these circumstances, we arc com
pelled to do some very- rapid piano-selling.
The only way to sell pianos In dou
blequick time is to cut price. There are
occasions In the career of any business
where It pays to sacrifice profit, and even
part of cost, in order to make a quick
turn. This occasion confronts us now.
We realize that only the most desperate
efforts will accomplish our purpose at
this time. Every piano, therefore, and
every organ that Is included lh this salo
will be offered for sale at actual wholesale
factorj price, with freight added.
It isi not a question of making a profit
here now. but simply a matter of dispos
ing of some two hundred of the very finest
and most costly of highest-grade Instru
ments quickly.
It will be impossible to quote here the
astounding low prices at which we are
prepared to sell these Instruments this
morning, for It would hurt the standing
of these pianos with dealers elsewhere
who are compelled to get regular retail
prices for them.
A Few Sample Figures
Suffice It to say. then, that among the
pianos offered this morning will be found
nine strictly, first-class cabinet grand up
right pianos standing four feet eight
inches high, with full-length duet music
desk. Boston fall-board and three pedals,
tho third a soft or practice pedal, for $237.
and the plajner styles for $23S, which Is
almost half price.
Seventeen regular $275 and ?3C0 styles for
$16S. and $137. and $146.
Terras on these should not be less than
$23 down and $10 a month at these cost
prices, but for an additional 4 per cent
and simple interest, any Instruments be
331 Washington St.,
Portland, Or.
Four Men Take Trip Through Can
yon of CInckanias.
Yesterday a badly smashed Peterbor
ough canoe lay back of the Portland
Rowing Club float, attracting consider-
is the memento of a darhig ride through
the canyon of the Clackamas River.
Early Sunday morning four young men.
R. I Macleay. P. B. Glffonl. Mllnor
Roberts, of Seattle. Henry L. and E. R.
Corbett phot the rapids, and In coming
down the gorge one canoe was put out
of business completely. The course taken
by the canoists Ii about 20 miles long,
and tfiey had their hands fully occupied
In dodging the boulders which Jut out
Into the narrow channel. The reached
the club float late In the afternoon. They
had been In the water many times.
This is the second time this season
that canoists have gone through the
Clackamas gorge. Several weeks ago the
Lamberson brothers and Ed Frohman
and Will Morton made the first trip down
the canyon ever made by white men In
a canoe. .o far as known.
l'rom Brnkeljenm to Opulence.
A San Francisco paper prints a story
. san rrancisco paper prima a swrj
to the effect that -among the arrivals , partJ. Qf 15 BUest5 fQr ft .
at the Palace Hotel are Henry eber tQ the Fa,r and trfp throUf;h California,
and M. E. Ish; who are known In Xe- WhIIe In Portland the party will devote
vnda as being among the most sue- much of ,ts t,me t0 slKht5Cejnffi leaving
cessful operators in the Tonopnh and for thc aoutn tomorrow night. Tho per
Goldfleld mining districts. Aeber and , POnneI of thc party follows: Mr. and
Ish have made In the neighborhood of , Mrs George T. Odell. Miss Adelaide
$250,000 between them, and one of the 1 q,, Marle 0(leI1 Mrs joseph H. mch,
interesting things about them, accord- - ardSt and Mrs j Pred odell, Mls
ing to their own account. Is thnt they
rode u brakebeam into the Xevnda min
ing camps over two years ago. They
beat their way on freight trains from
Portland to San Francisco, and from
there to Xevada. landing In Tonopah
in time to get hold ot some good
claims, which have since turned out to
be quite valuable.
Meeting of Portland Women's "Union.
Interesting reports were given yester
day at the Portland Women's Union.
Mrs. Lola G. Baldwin, superintendent
ot Travelers Aid work, gave a report,
showing the good that had already been
accomplished by assistance to young girls
and women. Miss Falling gave the the
report for the Women's Exchange, which
was most satisfactory, as there is an In
creased Interest In the exchange. The
past month was a busy one. the patron
age at the luncheon being very large
each day. Many articles of needle work
were sold.
Mrs. P. J. Mann's report ot the house
hold of the union was good showing
the house full and many applications for
board turned away.
Mrs. C R Templeton gave a bright re
portof the "Rest Room" at the Exposl-
Nothing is more offensive than an old sore
that refuses to heal. Patiently, day after day, it is treated and nursed, every
salve, powder, etc., that is heard of is tried, but does no good, until the very
sight of it grows offensive to the sufferer and he becomes disgusted and. mor
bid. They are not only offensive, but dangerous, because the same germ
that produces cancerous ulcers is back of every old sore. The cause is ia
the blood and as long as it
remains the sore will be Some years ago my blood became poisoned, ahd
there and continue to grow e docorJ me I would have running ores for
TT.nrc. jcf,il- le, and that if they were closed up the result
? fo.f tw fT, c 5 r would be fatal. Under this discouraging report I
The fact that thousands of left off their treatment and resorted to the of
Old sores have been cut out S. S. S. Its effects were prompt and gratifying
and even the bones scraped, It took only a short while for the medicine to en
and yet they returned, is in- tirely cure up the sores, and I am not dead as tho
disputable evidence that the doctors intimated I would be, neither hive tho
blood is diseased and respon- soe7e.r broken oot again. John W. Fuxdis.
sible for the sore or ulcer. Wneell8r. W. Va., May 28, 1903.
Valuable time is lost in experimenting with external treatments," such as
salves, powders, washes, etc., because the germs and poisons in the blood
must be removed before a cure can be effected. S. S. S. cleanses and puri
fies the circulation so that it carries rich, new blood to the parts and tha
ETJuIarating tonic, aids the digestion and puts every part of the body in
good healthy condition. Book.on the blood, with any medical advice wished,
low $300 in value may be had on payments
of as little as $5 or $6 down and $3 or $6
Please bear In mind that "this stock; la
the choicest and very latest. Just out of
the factories- and of the very, finest: and
highest grade manufactured in, America
This sale Includes every catalogue style
of the three greatest American nlftno
makers. besides those of a dozen; of me
dium grade, and we are now. offering- each
rthd every piano and organ Xocsale Xor
less money thrtn regular dealers ordinarily
buy them for .cash. .
Quite a Few Used Ones
You will find here now sorrte fine square
pianos. Chlckering. Steihway. Hallett- &
Davis. Emerson. Durand, Fischer, and
other makes, for sale at $4S. $57 "and $65.
respectively; strictly up-to-data squares,
worth $100. $110 and $K5 respectively, et
the lowest estimate. Several second-hand
uprights, and used organs for a mere
song. The pianos now marked $146 aro
beautiful, brand-new $275 uprights, ot
well-known Xew; York make; that .a&ve
never, been sold .East or here In. the West,
for less than $235. And other tnstrumepts
will go for still less money, though all are
good, reliable pianos.
We offerv 11 strictly high-grade, fancy
seven and one-third octave pla,nqs, full
swinging duet music desk, revolving Tock
board. with three pedals, the third a jwft
or practice pedal, for $212. which Is less
than half price. A fancy figured Brazilian
mahogany cose- for $21 more . money.
Largest cabinet grand size, thoroughly
reliable, fully warranted upright pianos.
In mahogany or oak. standing- foifr feet
nine Inches high, with latest duetdesk,
rolling fall-board, and three pedals. In
struments that we guarantee cannot bo
bought in Chicago or at the Xe'w York
factory for less than $323 each, will go
during this sale for $17S. Rosewood cases
for $22 still less money.
With the exception of" three highest
priced styles, the cost of which slightly
exceeds $330, and on whjch terms of pay
ment will not be made less tha.n 0 down
and $20 a. month, all pianos are for salo
on payment of $15. $20 or $23 down, and
at the rate of $6, 4S and $10 . month", ac
cording to make, style and design.
Since all prices are based on the actual
cash cost, those taking advantage of. tho
above-named easy terras will pay Interest
on deferred payments' at the rate of 8
per cent per annum.
Every piano and organ sold will he- ac
companied by the respective manufactur
ers" five years warranty, duly counter
signed by us. thus fully protecting"- tha
customer in every way.
We personally guarantee the priced and
quality of every Instrument in this sale,
and any used piano bought of us at 'this
time may be returned- tous within two
years, and we will allow the full amount
paid toward any new Kimball or Weber or
Chlckering piano.
This sale commenced yesterday- morning?
nt 351 .Washington street, in our 'new Mu
sic Block, and if you have anj' possible
use Tor a piano or an organ, come at once,
and do not delay, for times are prosperous
now. many will take advantage of this
opportunity at this time of year. At these
prices and terms we shall convert this
stock into money or paper within a. -very-few
days. Store open day ahd night (to
day until noon only) till stock is closed
Wholesalers and Retailers
tion grounds, which Is lh charge of Mrs.
Bingham. Mrs. MacMasters' report
showed the treasury in satisfactory con
dition. Mrs. S. T. Hamilton read tha
minutes. The president, Mrs. H. Lu Plt
toclc, presided.
Engineers Congress Elects.
About 100 delegates to the Paxiffd
Coust Engineers" Congress took a trip
Ba,, Gatzertt and whll?4 uta thq
,n,Aw kr .h
; AsMni...Jon . .
and elected the following' officers; for:
the ensuing year:
George P. Low, of San -Francisco,
president and treasurer; H. H. Sinclair,
of Los Angeles, vicepresldentr and
Samuel G. Reed, of ' Portland, secre
tary. Low Is editor of the Journal of Elec
tricity, Power and Gas. of. Sari Fran
cisco; Sinclair Is third vice-president
of the Edison Electrical Comp'any, oC
Los Angeles, while Reed is treasurer of
the General Electric Company, ot this
city. ,
Salt Lake Capitalist Here
Occupying the private car .Sunbeam,
George T. Odell. of Salt Lake City, where
he is a prominent capitalist and business
man, arrived In Portland at 5:25 o'clock
yesterdav afternoon, acromnanl hv n.
Florence Grant, Miss Addle Hampton. oC
Salt Lake City; Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert. J.
Wright, Mrs. G. G. Wright. Miss Geneva
Wright, Eugene Wright. Idaho- Falls,
Idaho, and Mr. and Mrs. B. P. Crltch
low. of Ogden, Utah
Attachment Suit Begun.
G. Galtetto yesterday began an attach-
ment suit against Fred Schwartz and
John Sugar who are doing "business on
the Fair grounds, to recover $3(J0 for goods
Also sewlng-machlno oil of absblcta
purity, and the best needles and parts tor
all machines at Singer stores.
Look for the red S. '
334 Morrison st., "
402 Washington stj
540 Williams ave., 1
Portland. -Oregon,
Main st. Oregon City. Or.
The Denver & Rio Grande has estab-
lished through Pullman standard sleeping
car service between Portland and penver,
leaving Portland at 8.15 P. M.. spending
seven hours In Salt Lake City second day
and arriving In Denver afternoon of fol
lowing day. For reservations call at 12f
Third street
sore or ulcer heals permanently. S. S. S. not duly
removes the germs, and poisons, but strengthens the
blood and builds up the entire system by stimulat
ing the organs, increasing the appetite and giving