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Republican Leaders in
FOHJIKER OUT; ROOSEVELT IN
Garfield Allowed to Attack
Policy of "Standpatters."
STATE AFFAIRS CHAOTIC
Fmrtj Porr Openly K.poue "New
Nationalism" In KorvlnjE Korakrr
to Retire RooM-rlt Now to
Take His Turn on Mump.
CINCINNATI. O.. i.x-1. Z7. 5pecial.
The Republican State Central Committee,
as represented by Its chairman. Lewis C.
lAylin and secretary. Malcolm Jennings.
through It open advocacy of the pro
gre?!ve clement In the Republican
ranks. Is h-M accountable for the break
In the party in this state.
It has developed today that the action
In ratlin Senator Koraker from the
fKump was a part In the stand taken by
the committee for the "New National
ism" In Ohio.
The move is all the more significant in
that the ctate commltte has not only
virtually forced Senutor Foraker Into re
xiremrrt from the campaign, by de
manding that he refrain from mentioning
In his rpeechrs anything of the factions
within the party, but It has also allowed
Fcretary Garfield to cantinue on the
stump with revolutionary speeches
asainet the regulars and haa decided to
rail upon Colonel Roosevelt to amlst In
Party Affairs Chaotic.
The Foraker Incident Is regarded gen
erally bere as making more chaotic the
affairs of the party. Foraker. In hi
Marysvllle speech, while exprewing his)
contempt for Hr. Roosevelt and "new
Nationalism.' took opportunity to uphold
TreslJent Ttft and even went to the
extent of praising Senator Dick, and
calling upon Ohio Republican to return
tin to the Senate.
On the other hand. Secretary Gar V id.
In bl reply, while lauding Roosevelt,
faintly praised Taft. forgot Harding and
(he other Republican candidate, and
called npoa the voters of his party to
prevent the return of Mr. Dick to the
Roosevelt to Re Called.
In the fare of these conditions, the
Ftate Committee has called off Foraker,
and GarSeld will continue upon the
stump and hla good friend and sponsor.
Colonel Roosevelt; will also be called
In to help demolish something or some
body. The action, while not unprecedented
bi Ohio campaigns, la out of the most
remarkable occurrences of the present
com pa Ign
lt Is all the more remarkable ben
It Is remembered that Senator Dick
Is a can.lld.ite for re-election on a
atandpat platform, and that Senator
Burton at Galliopolla tonight con
demned the progressive wing of the
party la no uncertain terms.
Sharp Telegrams Sent.
Tne story la told In the following
brief, but very expressive telearajn:
"Columbus. Ohio.. Oct. XC Hon. Jo
seph K. Foraker. Traction building. Cin
cinnati. Ohio. Tl'i earnestly urge that
a3 controversies be set aside until vic
tory la achieved. In this we are joined
hy local committee and candidates on
state and local tickets. Will you not aid
ua by dropping from future speeches all
snatteca not Involved In the contention
between the Republican and Democratic
parties In this campaign.
'Republican stat executive committee.
"IJ5WI3 C. LA TUN. Chairman.
"MALCOLM JENNINGS. Set
Cincinnati. Ohio. Oct. I. Hon. L C.
Laylln. chairman, and Hon. Malcolm
Jennings, secretary. Republican state
executive committee. Columbus, Ohio.
In view of your Joint note Just received,
t rrsct fully request that all my en
gagements to speak tn this campaign ba
cancelled, and that you notify all local
committee. J. B. FORAKER.
Retirement Not Demanded.
It will bo noted that while the tele
gram sen i to Senator Koraker did not
demand his retirement from the stump
In positive terms, the command to him
to refrain from criticism of any members
of his oan party waai so strongly ex
pressed that it left him no alternative
but to retire. That he did so promptly
Indicates that Mr. Foraker had mora
to say along tha line of hla Marysvllle
speech and further, that ba does not
propose to be throttled or dictated to
is to tha kind of Republicanism he must
Knox and Mac Teach to Invade Obio.
WASHINGTON. Oct 27. The Ohio
:ampalgn speaking datea for Secretary
Knox and Secretary MacYeagh were
definitely announced today. Mr. Knox
will speak In Columbia. November I.
and at the final rally In Cincinnati.
November t. Mr. MaeVeach will speak
In Toleda. November 2. and la Cleve
land. November a.
STUDENT IS DEAD;
SLIGHT IIIRT TAKES STRANGE
TCRX FOR WORSE.
L. B. Palnc, Cornell Frcliman,
Walks Around for WM, Then
Dies Surgeons Are Puxzlcd.
ITHACA. N. T, Oct. 27. L. B. Paine,
of Duluth. Minn, acting captain of the
Cornell freshmen football team, died at
tba Cornell Infirmary tonight from sup
posed Internal injurlea received while
President Kchurmann tonight notified
Franklin Paine. Duluth. of hla son's
death, extending sympathy of the uni
versity. Subsequently he Issued a etatetnent
In regard to tha case. He said the boy
- . iniured October IS In a practice
scrimmage, but the attending physician
did not think the Injury dangeroua
Young Paine went to the infirmary that
evening but left the next day.
On the list, complaining of a sore side
and chest, he returned to the infirmary,
but left again on the 12d and took a two
mile walk on .Sunday. On Tuesday he
came back to the Infirmary In marked
distress from pains along his right aide
and with an Intense headache.
The pain yielded to treatment and the
surgeons thought him out of danger un
til lata this afternoon when ha became
worse and gradually sank until death oc
TONGUE TRIPS SOCIALIST
Man Who Denounces Constitution
May I.ose Clllxcnr.hlp.
TACOMA. Oct. 27. Ieonard Olson, a
prominent worker for the Socialist and
Independent Workers of the World
parties, probably will be deprived of
hla citizenship because he denounced
the Government while a friend of his
was taking out naturalization papers.
Papers have been served on him at
the Instance or J. S. Smith, chief
naturalization examiner of Western
Washington, and District Attorney
Todd, giving him six dajs to answer
the charge or loss hla citizenship.
Olson denounced the Constitution and
the Federal Government. He la a
street speaker for tha local Socialists
and was served with papers as ha lay
In bed at the Socialist headquarters.
NEGRO VOTERS SPURNED
Sooth Carolina Republicans Say
They Are Tired or "Bondage."
COLUMBIA .3. C Oct. 27. There was
not a Federal officeholder nor a negro
among the delegatea to tha Republican
State Convention which met In this
city today In response to tha call of
John D. Capers. National committee
man from South Carolina, to protest
against tha regularity of the conven
tion, which, composed mostly of ne
groes, met hero September 2C
Committeeman Capers delivered the
keynote speech, declaring that tha del
egates were determined that tha South
ern 'negro "should no longer keep us In
helpless political bondage for tha aaka
of propitiating the negro vote North
CANDIDATE FLIES; DROPS
Kansas Politician Near Death In
JETMORE. Kan.. Oct. 27. George A.
Neely. Democratic candidate for Con
gress In the Seventh Kansas District,
took a flight In an aeroplane with A.
E. Hunt here today, and tha two nar
rowly escaped serious Injury.
While the machine was fifty feet In
tha air. tha enginea failed to work and
It glided rapidly to tha ground. The
heads and shoulders of tha occupants
were Injured, and the machine was
PRISON AFIRE; SEVEN FLEE
Convict. Escape During? Confusion
at Georgia Institution.
MILLEDGEVILLE. Ga. Oct. 17. A
panlo among the 207 male prleonera in
tha main building at tha state mson
Farm occurred tonight when a kerosene
lamp exploded and started a blaze which
consumed the structure.
All the prisoners were hurriedly taken
out but seven of the felony convicts es
caped. Tha loss Is $15,000. Offloers are
aearching for the- escaped convicts.
CHICAGO HAS. SNOWFALL
Three Inches Reported In Northern
Michigan Storm Widespread.
CHICAGO. Oct. 27. More than three
Inchea of snow, the first of the season,
fell In Northern Michigan today and all
boats on Lake Superior are seeking
Light snowfalls were also reported from
points In Minnesota. Iowa. Kansas and
X few flakes fell In this city this after
noon. SHOT CAUSES DISGRACE
To Fcape Military Service Man
Shoots Off Finger.
ATLANTA, Gt, Oct. 27.-At, r he had
shot off a portion of hla right Inlex finger
to escape military service, Prlvata Ym
gene Leusser. Company I. 17th United
States Infantry, was sentenced today to
one year's ImprlKonment at Fort Leaven,
worth. Kan., for wilfully disabling him
self, and as dishonorably dlsvhsrgod.
Salem High School Is
Excited Over Affairs.
3 SOPHOMORES DISMISSED
Parents of Trio Will Demand
. Their Reinstatement.
FAMILIES ARE PROMINENT
One Fallicr Is Supreme Court Jus
tice. Another Lawyer, and Third
I CapitalistMore Pupils Are
Likely to Bo Implicated.
SALEM, Or., Oct. 27. (Special.) Be
cause of their activity in a hazing epi
sode In which several members, of the
freshman class at the Salem High School
were shorn of their locks, very much
against their will, three boys, members
of the sophomore class at the school and
sons of prominent residents of this city,
have been asked to leave school.
The three boys are Eldon King, Mux
Kuney and Joseph Kaiser. It Is said
that other member of the sophomore
class participated tn the tonsorlal cele
bration at which the 'freshlea" were the
helpless victims, but so far their names
have been successfully withheld.
Two Others Implicated.
At first King was supposed to be the
only one. actually Identified as a cul
prit but tonight It became known that
young Kaiser and Kuney had not only
been Implicated but had received notice
that they were dismissed from their
How long the suspensions will last is
not known but It Is understood that all
three, as well as others, will be called
upon later to explain things. '
Tha entire affair has aroused the In
terest, not only of the school, but of the
entire city. Some citizens believe that
tha superintendent should expel the
sophomore trio and others think the pun
ishment already dealt them too harsh.
Hair Cut Week Ago. t
The contraband hair-cutting Is said
to have taken place laat Friday night.
Immediately following a reception giv
en by the older students to the new
comers at the Institution. However. It
was kept very quiet until today. The
victims of Sophomore wit kept their
troubles to themselves and the Imme
diate members of their families and
the Instigators of the plot sat tight
and remained mnm, so that suspicion
would not be directed toward them.
However, the story leaked out when
the dismissal of the throe students be
Of course, the Freshmen went to the
reception decked In their best clothe
and with their hair neatly combed or
curled. In ways calculated to Imprest
the high school co-eds. of whom there
were many at the function.
However, some of them were doomed
to go home with ravaged pates. Ac-
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INDEX Of TODAFS NEWS
The Weather. - -
YESTERDAY'S Maximum temperature, Q
derreee; minimum, a aei.
TODAY'S Fair; easterly winds.
Athena reported to be experiencing revo
lution. Page 4.
Preaident Taft lauds work of. Methodist
Church. Pace 7.
Railways pad" expense showing, shipper
Spokane rate eases farther delayed; order
will not be enecuve Dei ore jamy x. i - - .
Hart II. North relieved from post aa Com
missioner of Immigration at Baa Fran
cisco, pace 1. a
Roosevelt aazalla Dlx" labor record. Page 4.
Bourne to be denounced at Democratic meet
ings. Page 16.
Alton B. Parker 'criticises Roosevelt's "New
Nationalism." Face 6.
TVaaeo stockmen solidly oppose election of
West. Page 8.
Republican leaders in Ohio break with reg
ulars. Page 1. i
Cornell Freshman dies from injury thought
to have been received in football game.
Hawley and Post tell of remarkable flight.
Airships driven before heavy wind. Page S.
Los Angeiea grand Jury begins dynamite in
quiry. Page 6.
lper at Stockton. Cal.. brings quarrel be
tween citlea. Page 3.
Mrs. Smith Holllna McKIm laughs at mar
riage suggeatlon to Alfred O. Vanderbilt.
paoirio Coast League results Portland 3.
I .oa Angeles 2: Pan Francisco 4. Sacra
mento 8; Oakland 5. Vernon 1. Page 10.
Washington State College team arrives here
today to play Oregon 'Aggies" on Satur
day. Page 10.
Youngsters take place of veterans in raclflc
Coast League teams line-up In 1911.
Seattle man re-elected president of Motor
boat Association. Page It.
Oregon women's clubs vote for mountain
laurel as National Federation flower.
Railroad scores first Mow In crossings fight
at Walla Walla, page 1.
Boy witness testifies that Isador St- Martin
sta ted fatal quarrel, page 0.
Sophomores at Salem High School cut hair
from heads of freshmen; Investigation of
hasers follows. Page 1.
Dynamite blast fired by Army officers opens
way to canal for Lake Washington water.
Commercial and Marine.
Rate war among keepers of sailor boarding
houses appears. Page 22.
Northwestern Fruit Exchange shows best
wine on sale. Page 23.
Livestock shows activity In all lines.
East scrambles for Oregon hops. Page 13.
Portland and Vicinity.
Investigation of Portland census ends, count
reduction may amount to SO00 or 7000.
Burning school emptied of children in B0
seconds. Page '22.
Australian editor contrasts journalism In his
country and here. Page 18.
Alleged misase of malls leads to Indict
ments. Page 17.
Cry for Jurors to try Mrs. Kersh, alleged
murder accomplice, falls to satisfy.
Propertx-owners in Proebstel Addition
threaten suit; so does ProebsteL Page 18.
Big eonrmlttfes will boom mass meeting to
overwhelm Port of Portland Commis
sion. Psge 11.
City boulevard parking system proves pus
sier. Page 14.
BRYAN ENTERS CAMPAIGN
Stump of Nebraska to Be Made at
Ills Own Expense.-
LINCOLN. Neb., Out. S7. Announce
ment was made tonight that W. J. Bryan
had engaged U his own expense a hall
In Lincoln, at which next Monday night
ho will make his first speech In the Ne
It was said that Mr. Bryan probably
will follow thla programme In other
towns and cities of the state. Mr.
Bryan a month ago proffered his serv
ices to the state commitee for two weeks,
but the committee has thus far not ar
ranged for his appearance, because It is
announced unofficially he had said he
could not support the Democratic candi
date for Governor,, James C. DaJilman.
Spokane Cases Held Up
Until May 1.
COMPLICATIONS ARE ADDED
Amendment of Long Haul Sec
tion Makes Difference.
FORMAL NOTICE IS GIVEN
More Than Tsnal Time May Be
Given on Account of Great Num
ber of Rates Involved Hear
ing Likely In March.
WASHINGTON. Oct. 27. Whatever
may be the outcome of the Spokane rate
cases, the order of the Interstate Com
merce Commission will not become effec
tive before May L Argument In this
and cognate cases will be held early in
The Commission today, In giving notice
of its probable course calls attention to
the complication . added to the cases by
the amendment, subsequent to the pro
mulgation of Its opinions, of the fourth
section of the Interstate Commerce law.
This Is the important long and short
haul provision. Because a determina
tion of the effect of this clause upon the
case, as heretofore considered, is vital to
the determination of the whole series of
cases on their merits, the Commission
gives notice of the probable delay in the
effectiveness of whatever order It may
Issue after due consideration.
Official Notice Given.
The commission today issued the fol
When the Spokane case was origin
ally decided, class rates found to be
reasonable from Eastern points of or
Igln were ordered in effect and are
still effective. Later those same class
rates were made applicable at Fendle
ton. Baker City and LaGrande and are
now In effect. In disposing of the vari
ous cases Involving1, inter-mountain
rates, in June, 1910, It a ordered that
class rates found to be reasonable from
the Kast to Nevada points and class
rates found to be reasonable from Sac
ramento to Nevada points, should be
made effective October 1. No orders
were made In the other cases. Busi
ness interests, both upon the Pacific
Coast and at Interior points, as well as
carriers, are now Interested In the
probable date at which the orders of
the commission In the Spokane case
and cognate cases will be Anally made
JKurthcr Delay Necessary.
When those cases were disposed of
last June it was the expectation of
the commission that whatever conclu
sion was finally reached could be put
into effect not later than January 1
next. Subsequent to the promulgation
of the opinions of the commission in
those various cases. Congress amended
the fourth section of Interstate com
merce law and this has Introduced a
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ROAD WINS FIRST
WALLA -WALLA RESTRAINED
FROM ENFORCING ORDINANCE.
Temporary Injunction Holds l"p In
stallation of GatesNorthern Pa
cific Would Cut Out Town.
WALLA WALLA. Wash.. Oct. 27.
(Special.) In the first skirmish of what
now appears will be a long and bitterly
fought battle between the City of Walla.
Walla and the. Northern Pacific Railway
Company, the latter won today when the
Federal Court in Spokane handed down
a temporary injunction restraining the
city from enforcing the recently passed
ordinance requiring jates and flagmen
at certain crossings in the city.
The fight -was begun by the. School
Board, which asserted the lives of chil
dren In the neighborhood of Baker School
are endangered by passing engineB.
Public opinion ran high and the Coun
cil passed an ordinance requiring gates
and flagmen at four crossings. The
Northern Pacific asked for an injunction
and a temporary order was handed down
todaj-. The company bases lis fight on
the agreement or "compromise" on the
fact that the O. R. & N. was not re
quired to maintain such gates and on
other grounds, among which was that in
requiring flagmen to inform on the com
pany, a precedent in Jurisprudence was
The School Board has an action In
court for $100,000 damages and the re
moval of all but ono track within the
city limits, which is all the franchise
calls for. The company pleads the stat
ute limitations in this.
It was Intimated in the proceedings to
day that the Northern Pacific would drop
Walla Walla as a station if the ordi
nance was enforced and would claim $100,
SHARP CRY UNHINGES JAW
Mother Calls Son for School, Her
Mouth Stays pen.
WHITE SALMON, Wash., Oct 27.
(Special.) In giving voice to a long,
drawn-out, shrill call to summon her
little son from the yard to prepare for
school, Mrs. Terry, this morning, dis
located her Jaw and was unable to
close her mouth.
Neighbors sent in a hurry-call to
Blngen for Dr. Russell to come to the
Terry home posthaste to attend Mrs.
Terry for a sudden attack of "lock-
Jaw." Instead, the physician found
the woman's jaws wide open and an at
tack of hysteria enhancing her plight
The little Terry boy explained what
had happened as best he could, his
mother being only able to give utter
ance to a guttural sound in her at
tempt to relate her experience.
In a few minutes the woman's jaw
was put In place but it was several
hours before she recovered from her
HEART DISEASE TOLL BIG
Next to Tuberculosis of Lungs It
Causes Most Deaths in 1909.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 27. Heart dis
ease ranked second only to tuberculosis
of the lungs 'as the principal cause of
death In 1909 among the gainfully em
ployed male persons in the United
States death registration area, accord
ing to figures issued today by the cen
The percentage of deaths caused by
heart disease was 11.9, being highest
among men employed in domestic and
personal Bervice, during age periods
from 25 to 64, but between the latter
age and 64 greater among men en
gaged In agricultural pursuits than In
any other of the official five classes
HEIRESS' LOVE WON AWAY
Swimming Teacher Sues Rich
Mothcr-in-Law for Damages.
RPBTNT. LAKE. N. J.. Oct. 27. "Jack"
Howland, the young swimming instruct
or, who married Miss Helen O Brlen,
daughter of a St. Louis millionaire, at
Avon last Summer, today filed a suit
to recover $100,000 from his mother-In-
law for the alleged alienation or nis
Rowland accuses his mother-in-law of
having taken his wife to St. Louis, and
says that he has been unable to see her
since. Mrs. O'Brien recently instituted
proceedings to have the marriage an
nulled. LONG LOST WATCH RUNS
After Seven Years, Shake Starts
VANCOUVER. .Wash.. Oct. 27. (Spe
cial.) Eugene Frailey, of Heissen, lost a
silver watch seven years ago on the
Hammond homestead. This watch has
been found by Henry Hammond. It was
much blackened by exposure to the ele
ments, but when shaken it began to run
and when wound began to tick as strongly
as a new watch.
The watch case was restored to color
again by being rubbed' with kerosene.
TAFT HEADS BOY SCOUTS
Nation's Executive Accepts Honor
ary Presidency Youths' Society.
NEW YORK, Oct. 27. A letter of Pres
ident Taft, through Secretary Norton, in
which he accepts the position of honor
ary president of the Boy Scouts of Amer
ica, was made public at National head
quarters of the Scout movement tonight.
The Boy Scout tnk;enicnt now enrolls
150.000 pucilx 1& IS states.
AT TAFT'S ORDER
Entry of Hindus Held to
NAGEL MAKES SECRET VISIT
San Francisco Immigration
Office Gets Shakeup.
STEWART TO INVESTIGATE
Commissioner's Suspension Slay Re
sult In Dismissal Citizens Com
plain at Too Free Kntry of
Hindus, Japs and Chinese. !
WASHINGTON. D. C. Oct. 27. (Spe
cial.) By direction of President Taft,
Secretary of Comerce and Labor Nagel
today suspended Hart H. North, Com
missioner of Immigration at San Fran
cisco, and ordered Luther C. Stewart,
the supervising Inspector at El Paso,
one of the most trusted men In the
service, to, take temporary charge of
the office and make a comprehensive
report on the conditions as he finds
At the same time Assistant Commis
sioner Crawford was ordered demoted
to the position of ordinary Inspector,
and Harry Edsell, from the bureau
here, appointed temporarily to assist
Stewart in his investigations.
Deported Inspectors Recalled.
Next Inspectors Mayer and Strand,
whom North had sent away to the
Mexican border, were ordered to re
port for duty to the Acting Commis
sioner at San Francisco.
The force there, as reduced by North,
In transferring men away, has been In
adequate, according to the Immigration
bureau here. Preparation for the up
heaval have been going oh for a week
or more, and the men newly assigned
were all, with the exception of Edsell,
ready to take charge in San Francisco
I'thls morning, when the telegrams were
sent from the department.
Hindu Entry Meets Objection.
Edsell will arrive In a da3' or two.
An accumulation of charges are on llle
at the department against Commis
sioner North, the most important of
which probably Is that of Inspector
AInsworth regarding too careless an
attitude toward Hindu immigration, in
that he had been admitting to entry
large numbers of Hindus, Chinese, Jap
anese and other Asiatics considered by
Pacific Coast people to be undesirable.
Whether the suspension will result
in permanent dismissal for North will
depend upon developments from the .
conclusions of Stewart and Edsell, de
partment officials Intimating today that
no conclusion had been reached on this
Office Is Disrupted.
"Our action was based on no specific
charges," said Assistant Secretary
Benjamin S. Cable. "The dissatisfac
tion at the conduct of the office Is
general. The force of subordinates
were fighting North, and things are
generally wrong. As a result of Secre
tary Nagel's recent visit to San Fran
cisco, it has been decided to have a
NORTH IGNORANT OV CHARGES
Suspended Commissioner Says Ho
Expects Justice to Prevail.
SAN FRANCISCO. Oct. 27. Regarding
his Kuspension from office as Commis
sioner of Immigration of this port, Hart
North tonight made this statement:
"I am this day in receipt of a telegram
from the Secretary of Commerce and
Labor, stating that by direction of the
President I am suspended from duty as
Commissioner of immigration at the port
of San Francisco and that Luther Stew
art has been detailed to act as temporary
Commissioner In my place. I conse
quently turned over my office to him
today. I have not been presented with
any charges and am wholly unadvised
as to the reasons for this action. I am a
sufficiently good American, however, to
believe that in the end justice will pre
vail." HENRY MAKES NEW GIFT
Administration Building to Be
Given Anti-Tuberculosis League.
SEATTLE, Wash., Oct. 27. (Special.)
The announcement has been made to
directors of the Anti-Tuberculosis
League that President H. C. Henry, out
of his own funds, will construct the.
proposed administration building for
the League on the 34-acre tract of
ground donated to the league by Mr.
Henry, and lying east of Richmond
While plans for the administration
building have not yet been drawn, It
was said at the league headquarters
today that informal estimates of the
cost run to $25,000. The tract donated
by President Henry, is rated as worth
rlose to $1000 per acre, so that his
total gifts to the League when the ad
ministration building is completed will
amount to upward of J65.O0O.