Morning Oregonian. (Portland, Or.) 1861-1937, June 27, 1910, Image 1

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    , VOL. L. XO. 15,470.
Record of Achievement
Rivals "Big Stick"
Reforms Inaugurated in Which
Roosevelt Failed.
Except for' Anti-Injunction Bill,
President Has Won Every Point.
Oregon. Unfortunate in Irri
gation Bill Omissions.
ington, June 25. (Special) Through
conciliation' and compromise, and in a
friendly spirit of co-operation, Presi
dent Taft secured from Congress, dur
ing the session just closed, more im
portant legislation than has been en
acted in any other one session of recent
years. His whole legislative programme,
with the exception of one bill, is now
In no single session of the strenuous
Roosevelt Administration were so many
Important bills enacted, nor did Con
gress so nearly carry out the wishes of
the Executive. In those days Congress
yielded to the big "stick, and gave
grudgingly; In the late session Con
gress met the President more than half
way and gave him all that for which
he made a special plea all save the
anti-Injunction bin.
Harmony Is Restored. .
From the Administration standpoint
and from the party standpoint it was
a remarkably successful session, ' for
the platform pledges largely have been
fulfilled and harmony has been re
stored between the Executive and Con
press. It is noteworthy, too, that the most
important legislation of the session
forms' a part of the mueli-exploited
"Roosevelt policies." This legislation
was repeatedly urged Dy President
Roosevelt, but Congress turned a deaf
ear. Tet the lawmakers allowed them
selves to fall prey to the persuasive
smile and touching entreaty of Presi
dent Taft and passed for aim the very
bills that had been denied his predeces
sor. All of which demonstrates the
wisdom of a remark made by Presi
dent Roosevelt when he declined to
accept another nomination. He then
said that some other man, in sympathy
with his views, could accomplish more
With Congress than he himself.
Taft Loyal to Roosevelt.
The legislative record of the recent
session, by the way, is ample answer
to those who charge that Taft' Is dis
loyal to the Roosevelt policies.
Of all the legislation enacted in com
pliance with the recommendation of the
President, the interstate commerce bill,
creating a court of commerce and en
- larging the powers of the Interstate
commerce commission, takes first
rank. It was the foremost measure
on the Taft programme, and the one on
which he spent the most time and ef
fort; collaborating as he did with his
- Attorney-General, and with the leading
lawyers of Congress to get the most
effective law possible to devise. Many
of the changes made by this iaw were
advocated by President Roosevelt, but
Congress put aside his recommenda
tions and waited for his successor to
renew them.
Next in Importance, undoubtedly.
stands the postal savings bank law.
This, also, was on the Roosevelt pro
gramme, but never during the former
Administration would Congress pass
this bill, though all mannor of pres
sure was brought to bear by the Ex
Conflict Is Overcome.
There was wide diversity of opinion
In Congress as to the best form of
postal bank bill, and for many weeks
this difference threatened to defeat '.he
bill. In the end. however, the Presi
dent brought about an adjustment, a
compromise bill was pasred, and if It
proves . imperfect in detail it will be'
remedied in the future. Meanwhile the
experiment will be tried.
Those Influences which repeated'.y
defeated the statehood bill during the
Roosevelt Administration came close to
accomplishing the same thing this past
session, but President Taft saved the
day, and Arizona and New Mexico,
which had looked upon "Teddy" as the
one man who could bring them in, nre
now forced to transfer their allegiance
to the man who did what "Teddy"
could not do.1 As with the postal bank
bill, the two houses of Congress were
far apart on the statehood bill. "When
the bill had passed the House, it was
.delayed in the Senate committee by
Senator Beveridge, who was opposed to
the admission of two new states. When
he did report, he had so altered the
bill he supposed-as to make it utterly
unacceptable to the House. His pur
pose was to pass it late, have It sent
to conference, and there let it die. But
the President fooled him, and through
his influence the House yielded its
opinions, accepted the Senate bill, ob
jectionable though It was, and the
statehood bill became a law.
Incidentally. Beveridge was left out
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Descendant of Historic Hindu Fam
ily Gets Everything but Wealth. .
in Hotel Employe,
- - , , .
CHICAGO, June 26. (Special.) Mo
ses R. Penn, descendant of the his
toric Hindu family of Rat Varma, after
spending many months in ' a futile
search, for, an heiress, in the . United
States, . has 'abandoned the quest and.
Instead, is to wed- a girl occupying
the humble position of chambermaid
in a Chicago hotel. '
Penn, whose father was ruler of the
State of Sartari before the Indian mu
tiny, was sent on extensive travels
when he was 21 years old. He landed
in Chicago after visiting many points
of interest, and decided to remain in
America and endeavor to win a woman
of wealth, as he had heard so many
foreign , noblemen had done.
Not until he met Irene Smith, daugh
ter of the manager of a Boston shoe
establishment, whose home is in Cochi
tuate, Mass., did he find a woman who
satisfied him in every particular ex
cept wealth. The girl, who is 18, pret
ty and, according to Penn, well edu
cated, applied at the hotel for em
ployment to make her way back home.
She soon met Penn and it was a case
of love at first sight.
Satisfactory Settlement With George
Baldwin, Rich Investor, Reported.
APPLETON, Wis., June 26. (Spe
cial.) Word has been received from
George Baldwin, who, with his mother,
Mrs. Catherine Baldwin, and a party
of friends, are now in the Yellowstone
Park, en route home from a tour of
the West, that he has made a satis
factory settlement with S. A. D. Puter
out of court. George Baldwin's father,
the late Judge George Baldwin, who
made several million dollars in timber
lands, was among those who accused
Puter, McKinley and others In connec
tion with a land deal In Oregon.
It was asserted that Judge Baldwin
had lost $500,000.
New York Banker and Party to Be
in La Grande Today.
U' GRANDE, Or.. Juno 26. (Spe
cial.) Jacob Schlff, member of the
great banking firm of Kuhn, Loeb &
Co., of New York, trustee of the Baron
Hirsch fund, founder of a great Jewish
theological seminary, and one of the
leading financiers and philanthropists
of the world, will be in La Grande to
morrow for a short while.
Mr. Schiff is accompanied by a num
ber of New York friends and financiers.
They ars traveling in a special train of
seven cars. They go from here to Seat
tle and from that point have a vessel
chartered to take them to Alaska,
whither they are bound on a Summer
Seattle Officials Have Suspicions of
Slave Trade.
- SEATTLE, Wash., June 26. (Special.)
An unusual increase in the number of
Japanese marriages has attracted the
attention of County Auditor Case, who
has asked for an Investigation by Prose
cuting Attorney Vanderveer. Thirty-two
marriages were held this month; 213
have come in six months; while th total
tor the year nas been a&B.
li a slave trade is going on," says
Colonel Case, "it is very easily accom
plished by allowing the women to come
here and be married and that is the
last we know about them."
Nearly 200 Expelled FromRussia
Within Three Days.
KIEV, June 26. From June 28 to
June 25 Inclusive. 46 Jews were expelled
from. Kiev, 37 from Salomenka and 37
from Demieffka. '
Twenty-seven were expelled from
Kievvtoday. 24 from Salomenka and 17
from Demieffka.
l r,r I
Policies to Continue for
. Another 6 Years.
No Disturbances Reported in
Any Quarter of Republic.
American Capital Approves Present
Administration, for President Is
Friendly to Development of
-Country Opponents Settled.
EL PASO, Tex., June 26. (Special.)
Porfirio Diaz, the 80-year-old statesman
who has been President of Mexico con
tinuously for 26 years, was re-elected to
that Office todav. Ramon Cnrrnl un
doubtedly wft chosen to succeed himself
as "Vice-President. The result means
that the policies of Diaz will continue
another six years, or at least as long
as the veteran ruler shall live.
Returns of the voting, necessarily' are
meager. Mexican processes are slow and
anything like comprehensive figures from
the various states on the balloting will
not be available for days. Enough is
known, however, to make it certain that
President Diaz was victorious by a largo
Rain Dampens Opposition.
Rain Jn the border states, where there
was the greatest danger of trouble, damp
ened the ardor of the opposition. The
fight in Sonora, Coahuila and Nuevo Leon
against the administration was very
tame ' compared with what the radical
papers had promised it would be.
Further discouragement to the anti-re-
electionlsts was found in the fact that
their candidate for President, Francisco
Madero. spent election dav in the Mon
terey prison and that many of the active
leadens of the opposition propaganda also
were in custody and under guard of Fed
oral troops.
Vice-Presidency Storm Center.
Whatever fight there was against the
administration seems to have been con
contracted on the candidate for the vice-
presidency, Ramon Corral, who is being
groomed by the party in power as the
successor of Porfirio Diaz. Corral be
lieves in the encouragement of American
investments In Mexico and in the pro
tection of all foregn interests in the re
public on the theory that they are nec
essary to progress. His active attitude
In this respect has . engendered wide
spread opposition to him, but by the
same token, his candidacy has been fa
vored by the capitalistic class, domestic
and foreign.
General Diaz Declines Office.
Much interest has been aroused i nthe
merits of General Felbz Diax, for many
years Chief of Police of Mexico City.
General . Diaz, who is a relative of the
president, has been boomed for the vice
presidency by one of the opposition
parties. Over his signature there was
printed in the Spanish and English pa
pers of the capital three or four open
letters in which he protested vigorously
against his name being used In connec
tion with the vice-presidency. He said
he would not be a candidate under any
circumstances, giving as his reason that
he was satisfied with the office of Chief
of Police of Mexico City and that he did
not feel himself sufficiently equipped
In statecraft to be vice-president.
Reported Working, However.
A few days ago General Diaz left
the capital and came north. It was
given out in local papers there that
he had departed on a leave of absence,
but it is rumored here that he had
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Meeting This Week Between . Roose
velt, Taft and Hughes, Accord--ing
. to Rumors.
OYSTER BAY,. N. Y.,' June 26. The
embargo that Theodore Roosevelt has
placed on political news direct from
Sagamore . Hill Was not lifted today.
In the 'absence of visitor -who
might be connected remotely with poll-
tics there was no now development in
the situation that the coming confer
ences, with Governor Hughes nas
There is a persistent buzz of gossip
that the most Important political
gathering of recent months is to be
held this week at Beverly, Mass., or
No positive confirmatory evidence has
been produced, but much weight is placed
on three words spoken by Colonel Roose
velt. When asked if he expected to see
President Taft at Beverly after his visit
to Harvard University, he said: "I don't
His manner showed clearly his unwill
ingness to discuss the question, but he
did not deny the possibility.
Governor Hughts' secretary is quoted
as having said yesterday that the Gov
ernor would see Colonel - Roosevelt at
Cambridge this week. It is thought pos
sible that President Taft, Colonel Roose
velt and Governor Hughes may gather
Citizen Roosevelt had a day off to
day. There was not a visitor at Saga
more Hill. The Colonel spent the day
with his family, with his two younger
sons, Archie and Quentln, attending
Christ Church-- in the morning.
W. A. Mears Calls Attention to Con
ditions in Seattle.
SEATTLE, Wash., June 26. (Special.)
As bearing indirectly on the excessive
.cost of living in Seattle. W. A. Mears,
manager of the transportation bureau of
the Chamber, has called attention to
wharfage charges in this city. He points
out that while so far as. charges against
ships are concerned, Seattle is as free
as any port in the world, the wharfage
charges against cargo are the highest of
any . city on the Coast. In a speech at
the weekly dinner of the Rotary Club,
Mr. Mears said: An immediate read
justment of the wharfage charges of 50
cents a ton is necessary to protect the
trade of Seattle. The expenses of main
taining wharves here are - greater than
elsewhere: taxation is onerous because
wharves are classified as downtown prop
erty. But a partial readjustment could
be effected bv splitting the wharfaare
r charges aivl placing half of it or$ ves-
I , i-1 i .' a i -
Hem, w iiiv.ii tijn at a jiul uwi, kiki 11a.lL
on the cargo."
The Rotary Club, which Is agitating
the question of reduced wharfage charges.
has . referred the question-to a committee
consisting of George D. Weir, C. C. Finn.
H. W. Hall. George O. Kretsinger and
i,. innncKernorr.
AH Not Used Solely for Purposes of
Worship to Be Assessed.
HILLSBORO, Or.,. June 26.-(Spe-
cial.) As a result of Instructions from
tl Oregon State Tax Commislon,-Assessor
Max Crandall will place on the
assessment rolls- all church properly
which Is not occupied and used solely
as a house of worship.
This will mean that all parsonages
of whatsoever denomination will go on
the tax roll this year, thus' adding sev
eral thousand dollars to the assessable
property. In Hlllsboro alone four resi
dences will be assessed which have been
exempt In the past. At Forest Grove
there are ' also several parsonages
which will be tabulated on the rolls.
Throughout the County are many more
which will hereafter contribute to the
county administration.
Grants Pass Man Would Succeed Mc
Allister as Fish Warden.
ROSEBURG, Or., June 26. (Special.)
A petition Is being circulated here
today indorsing R. E. Clanton, for the
past two years deputy fish warden at
Grants Pass, for the office of state
game and fish warden to fill the
vacancy caused by the resignation of
Warden McAllister.
Endurance Will Play
Big Part in Bout
Neither Jeffries. Nor Johnson
Ever in Gruelling Match.
Novelist Believes . White Pugilist
Possesses Power to Battle On and '
On, but Is Not So Sure About
Negro, Who "Loafs."
(Copyright. 1910. by the New York Herald
Company, Registered In Canada in .accord-"
ance with the. copyright act. All rights re
served. )
RENO, Nov., June 26. (Special.) In
considering the relative merits of the
two big men who are to try conclu
sions a week from tomorrow, it must
be remembered that neither man has
ever been really extended, and that
neither . man has ever been compelled
to endure to the uttermost. Barring a
lucky punch in the opening rounds, en
durance will play a large part In de
termining which man is the better.
And by endurance is meant the capa
city not only to assimilate punishment,
but the capacity to administer punish
ment and to keep on administering
more and more punishment.
This question of endurance Is worthy
of analysis. Men are made differently.
Some have but a slight life-grip In
their bodies and muscles. ' Others are
apparently Impossible to kill.
One Man's Energy May Excel.
One man can walk 75 miles In
day, and walk a second 75 the next
day. Another man will collapse at the
end of a 20-mile Jaunt anrt be lame
and a groaning wreck for & week to
come. Yet both these men will be
organically sound, of the same size and
weight and their chance-of passing-a
life insurance examination would be
equal. Then - what makes the differ
ence? In the fibers of the one resides
a primitive vigor and capacity for exer
tion that the other lacks. Their mus
cles may look alike; may be of the
same size and density, yet the proto
plasmlc, . energy-generating quality is
different, .r
Take a profesional weight-lifter. He
may tip the scales at 160 pounds. He
can elevate a 200-pound dumbbell with
one hand. ' Another man, tipping the
scales' at the same mark, cannot ele
vate 100 pounds.' He is as sound and
healthy as the other man, yet he can
not do It- He can faithfully train and
exeaclse for five years, or ten, and yet
he will be unable to elevate 200 pounds
with one hand. Nor has will anything
to do with it. He may have ten times
more will-power than the other man.
but will-power cannot lift the 200
pounds for him. He lacks in the qual
ity of his muscle, that is- all.
Vigor Good to Have.
This protoplasmic vigor may be our
brute' heritage, but whatever, it -is, it Is
a good thing- to have whether one is
prize-fighter or not. It was In describ
ing the fight at Colma with Jlmle Bxitt,
that I pointed out the possession of this
macular quality by Battling Nelson.
called him an abysmal brute, and he
never forgave me. Tet I meant it as a
Of two boxers, equal to look upon in
every way, equally well trained, with
equal organs, equal gameness and equal
will-power, one will reach his limit in
five or ten rounds; the other, fighting
just as severely, will be able to last 30
or 40 rounds, or even 60. It was this
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Representative Says One Aim Is to
' Overthrow Massachusetts StatesJ .
' man -and His Machine
WASHINGTON, June , 26. Representa
tive Butler Ames, of Massachusetts, pub
licly announced his- candidacy for the
United States' Senate today . in a formal
statement embodying an exceptionally
bitter attack upon Senator Henry Cabot
Mr. Ames- In his statement says he
becomes a candidate after having failed
to induce any one else to "Take up the
fight against Boss Lodge and his political
The statement continues:
"This machine, backed by all the large
corporations and all the state and Fed
eral patronage aj its command, has for
many years served as a reaay ana ef
ficient tool to crush all political ambi
tions, endeavors and opinions not sanc
tioned by Lodge.
'His orders have gone out to crush
sot only for his own political ends, but
to advance the selfish schemes of the
large railroads, banking and manufac
turing interests he serves In the halls of
Congress, as well as in the Massachusetts
Legislature. '
"It is "reported that in his present ex
tremity, fearing to seek re-election on
his long public record in Congress and
In the state, his one hope is that Roose
velt may create new confidence In his
behalf by speaking for him as an old
friend. It is hard to believe that the ex-
President would lend himself to the polit
ical support of one, even though a friend,
who has consistently violated all the
moral teachings of which he is a great
"With direct primaries. It is" universally
admitted that Mr. Lodge would have no
possible chance of re-election."
Schooner Westward Noses Oue Over
German Boat at Kiel.
- KIEL, June 26. In a stiff breeze to
day, the American schooner Westward,
owned by Alexander S. Cochran, of
New York, won the Jubilee prize, de
feating Lieutenant Krupp von Behlen
Und Helbach's Germanla by one min
ute and 42 seconds.
C. H. Williams' American-built Me
teor, with the Emperor on board, fin
ished third, only a few lengths behind
the Germanla.
xne tmperor today conducted, divine
services aboard the Imperial yacht Ho-
henzollern. He chose as his theme,
"Did Jesus Live?" which recently has
been the subject of much public dis
cussion following the appearance of a
pamphlet by Professor Arthur Drews,
of Karlsruhe, who declares that Jesus
never lived. The Emperor's text was
St. Luke 23:44.
Railroad, Out of Commission Since
January 1, Resumes Service.
SALT LAKE CITT, June 26. Regu
lar train service on the Salt Lake, Los
Angeles & San PedTO's Pioche brnch
was resumed today.
The branch has been out of commis
sion since January I, when floods car
ried out a considerable portion of the
roadbed. Many mines in the Pioche dis
trict will resume operations at once.
Mondayhas been declared a holiday
and excursions will be run to Pioche,
where the opening of the road will be
Paul Minister Will Not Come to
Immanuel Lutheran.
ST. PAUL, June 26. (Special.)
Rev. Peter Peterson, of the First
Lutheran Church, St. Paul, one of the
oldest churches In the city, will not
leave here. Rev. Mr. Peterson several
weeks ago received an Invitation to
the pastorate of Immanuel Lutheran
Church of Portland. Rev. Mr. Peterson
has written trustees of the Oregon
church, however, declining the call.
Supporter of Senator
May Save Browne.
Politician's Presence in Court
room Seems Significant.
Fact No Request for discharge Uu
Been Made Indicates That 11
Men Who Favor Conviction
See Hope of Agreement.
CHICAGO, June 26. (Special.)
From the locked and heavily guarded
rooms in which the Browne bribery
Jury still was struggling to reach a
verdict, there emanated, piecemeal, a
story of the obstinate fight being;
waged by a lone Juror to save the ac
cused minority leader from the peni
tentiary. '
For 56 hours this Juror has stood out
for acquittal against the ' determined
arguments of 11 men who voted tlma
and again for conviction. For 56 hours
he has withstood the arguments and
contentions of the other men who ara
convinced that Lee O'Neill Browne is
guilty of the charge of buying tho
legislative votes that elected Senatoa
Lorlmer. The account of this fight that
reached the little knot of expectant
watchers on the outer side of the)
locked doors was meager, but it was
sufficient to show the terrific pressura
being brought to bear to reach a veri
Juror Collapses; Is Revived.
At 3 o'clock in the afternoon, ana
of th Jurors had collapsed. Whethe
It was because of the heat of tha
closed chambers or the ordeal of tha
long and vigorous arguments was not
learned. The bailiff hurriedly pro
cured medicine, however, and two)
hours later It was announced that tha
Juror's condition was such that tha
12 would cdntinue their efforts to de-
clde the case.
But this was not the only sensa
tional development of the day. In
formation came from the rooms that
tended to confirm the reports that
Charles P. Spare was the man who was
waging the fight for Browne. Spare,
a resident of Lorimer's district, and
reputed a member of the Lorlmer
political organization, was the man
about whom everybody connected with;
the case was talking.
Early Incident Significant.
And this discussion revived the de
velopments of the early days of tha
trial in a manner ' that gave s.dded
significance to them in the minds of
those familiar with the situation. It
was recalled that " Ernest Krulwich, a,
politician of the ' Ninth ward, and
henchman of Senator. Lorlmer, had
been a frequent visitor to the court
room until he was violently ejected
from the chamber by order of State's)
Attorney Wayman.
Krulwich was discovered on the sec
ond day that evidence was taken lean
ing against the railing and eyeing the)
Jurors closely. Mr. Wayman declares
that the man seemed to be trying to
catch one of the Jurors' eyes whether
he succeeded, the prosecutor says ho
does not know. -
It was Krulwich who was ejected ,
from the courtroom oa a charge iden
tical with this at the hearing of the ,
"Skinny" Madden case. Krulwich also I
was Indicted in connection with pri
mary frauds In which dead men were-1
shown to have been voted In his ward.
Serious Scandal Feared.
Mr. Wayman spent all of today delving
into the records and documentary evi
dence piled high on his desk. He refused
to reveal what he was seeking. . . .
"I can only say that I hope this casa
won't develop Into another and possibly
more serious scandal," he said.
The day's developments promised to
bring the deliberations of the Jury up to
the record the bribery case already has
set for surprises and dramatic situa
tions. Not one request has been sent out
from the Juryroom for instructions from
Judge McSurely, nor has there been the
slightest Intimation that the Jurors de
sire to be discharged as unable to ar
rive at a verdict. This fact was taken
that the 11 still hope to bring over tha '
one Browne adherent.
Valuable Property Near Vancouver
Destroyed Loss $25,000.
VANCOUVER, B.-C. June 26. (Spe
cial Starting from a bush fire in tha
timber limits-to Its rear, flames today
destroyed the Eagle "cannery wharf,
new gear and boats for this season,
400 cords of wood and some timber
limits to the cannery's rear, all located
on Howe Sound. The loss entailed is
estimated at $25,000, although It may
prove considerably more.
The cannery is a large one and was
Just preparing for the season's oper
ations. gnBel located on an island, it
was Impossible to save It, as it is situ
ated about 13 miles from Vancouver,