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THE MORNING OREflOXIAX. WEDNESDAY, MAY 3. 1911.
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to give all protection possible to for
Announcement made at the War de
partment thta afternoon that orders
had been Issued for additional troops
III ITU n I Til l march to Cuernavaca. which Is the
I nfl nil II M I I V U A I U capital of Uorelo. may he taken as a
M mUll D ft N .".Var'rUoT'the1 " ?H
I u,,,,,wu sujricested In this Instance that
Ohio Prosecutors Refuse to
Take Testimony of Bribe
HARMON GIVES EVIDENCE
Jndce Blair, Who Cleaned Vp
ams County or Bribery, Tells of
Scheme to Remove Hlru Burns
Says Graflinj Is Bold.
mLniBfS. C May I. Ohio Legis
lators who hoped br testifying before
the grand Jury now investigating brib
ery In the Assembly to escape convic
tion by means of an Immunity bath
were disappointed today when Prose
cutlns; Attorney Turner and Attorney f
General Hogan refused to accept their i
Other Immunity baths were headed
off yesterday when an Investigation by
a legislative committee was deferred
until after the grand "jury finishes Its
work. The prosecutors have declined
to accept overtures from Assembly
men. The grand Jury was In session all
day and among Its witnesses, besides
detectives who disclosed the corrup
tion, were Governor Harmon and Judge
Hiair. of Portsmouth, who conducted
the recent campaign which resulted n
the disfranchisement of 100 voters In
Adams County for election frauds.
A Mil Is pending In the Assembly to
legislate Blair out of bis present Ju
dicial distric t and out of a place on
the bench. Rumors have been current
of wrong-doing In connection with tho
Men Jlrtasf to Serve With Ne.
the Interest of the government was al
most Identical with that of the for
eigners: that In doing all it could to
protect Itself It was doing all It could ;
. . . .- Th, Vnriirn '
l iuirti i -,- -
Office has assured tha United States
Embassy there Is no cause for alarm.
Since the shooting on the wrecked
train. In which Dr. Teper Olsen-Seffer
was killed. Cuernavaca has been cut
off from communication with the capi
tal both by telegraph and rail.
The force seat to Cuernavaca will
comprise a battalion of Infantry and
a company of artillery bearing machine
guns and rapid-fire pieces. They have
orders to remain in Cuernavaca
The speedy administration of justice
In one case has gone far towards solv
ing a problem which has threatened
tn hocome an embarrassing one tor
i Mexico. This afternoon tthe Spanish
Minister was Informed that the gov
ernment liad'captured two of the rebels
responsible for the assassination o
six Spaniards last week and had given
them a summary trial and execution.
Klghteen prisoners, three soldiers,
two prison officials and on rural
guard are dead at Teplc. the capital
of the territory of that name, as the
result of an attempted Jail delivery,
according to a report to the war de
rartment. The authorities learned
the plot Just In time to send troops
to the Jail.
Detective W. J. Burns was at the
Courthouse, but did not testify. The
grand Jury has made no report.
The House calendar committee, of
which Ir. George B. Nye. one of the
central figures In the bribery dis
closures, was an active member, prac
tically went out of existence tortay.
The Republican and reroocratle floor
leaders. Representatives Langdon and
Russell, respectively, first said they
would resign from the committee unless
Ir. Nye and one other quit at once.
The two threatened members de
clined, but later, all of the seven mem
bers save Dr. Nye turned In their res
ignations to the House. This resulted
In a wrangle as to whether the House
was In any way responsible for the
personnel of the committee, which was
named by tha Speaker. The' House ad
journed without deciding what action
to take on tha resignations.
tirafters Boldest Barns Kver Saw.
Representative Greeves Introduced a
bill to make It manu.itory upon Judges
to give legislators convicted of bribery
a penitentiary sentence, fnder present
statutes they can be let off with fines.
Burns said the Ohio Assemblyman
who, he alleged, bad been caught In
bribery traps, were the "biggest and
boldest grafters he bad ever run
across." Ha would not predict how
many Assemblymen would be Involved.
It waa asserted that the money Dr.
Nye said he had received as bribes and
which he turned ovr to Speaker
Vlnlng was not In the same denomina
tion of marked bills, which the detec
tives asserted they paid to Dr. Nye.
Speaker Vlnlng did not open tha en
velope which Dr. Nye turned over to
ntm. he said, but put the package. In
tact. In the House clerk's safe. It was
opened In the presence of Governor
Many Victims Summoned.
Officials of state organisations Inter
ested In legislation before this Assem
bly have been summoned to tell what
they know of efforts to "hold them up"
by member. They Include officers of
such bodies as the State Board of Com
merce, the Anti-Saloon League. the
Personal Liberty League and heads of
large corporations. Among other con
cerns whose officers will testify Is the
Cleveland Underground Railway Com
pany, of which A. B. Dupont. Thomas
P. Schmidt and W. R. Hopkins are of
ficers. Hopkins has represented the
company here In worktne- the pass
age of the Cleveland Railway bill.
BOYS AND CIGARETTES
Former Are Cored by Appeal to In
herent Manhood In Them.
Dl'VEXICK AND HIS SOX'S EX
Trolling Association Blacklists Them
Forever, Also Christian and
Roberts, f Missouri.
Parents and teachers bave been
greatly annoyed on finding that their
wee, V." wb7 w,M . boy smoke i Patronage, waa another, asking them to
when he knows that It la bad. and that
CHICAGO. Mar 2. The expulsion of
H. L. Duvenlck. Sr.. and his son. It. 1
Puvenlck. Jr., both of California. Mo.,
whose names have been connected with
drivlnr races for many years, from tho
American Trotting Alssoclatlon waa con
firmed by the board of appeals todsy.
and they were forbidden to enter any
events conducted by the association.
E. L. Christian, of Centertown. Mo..
and J. EL Roberta, of St.. Louis, were de
dared bv the board to have been Impli
cated In horse racing swindles with tha
Duvenlcks and also were expelled.
The Missouri men were charged with
having entered Marie Van Hook, a mare
wttb a record of 3:0!H In a 2:17 race at
Monroe. I .a. The mare waa entered. It
waa eTlarged. tinder the name of Lulu
AUee. and won the race easily. The
race was protested. George P. Van Hook.
of Gibson, 111., owner of the mare, wns
found to have no complicity In the fraud
PLEASURE BOATS ARE LOST
Explosion of Gasoline Blow-Torch
Starts Fire on Waterfront.
A gasoline blow-torch explosion used
to burn the paint from the West Butte,
a 40-foot power launch belonging to
J. K. Smith. In James B. Welch's boat
house at the foot of Ellsworth street.
resulted In a fire last night that de
stroyed the launch, the Minata. a small
launch, the boathouae and threatened
the Portland Motor Boat Clubhouse
and Captain Bundy'a swimming tanks.
no more than 400 feet away. The total
loss amounta to about 12300. The new
launch belonging to John Wolfe, built
to replace the Wolfe II, was lying
alongside the boathouse, but towed Into
the river and escaped. The houseboat
of J. 8. Kable was also burned.
Both arms of the workman who waa
handling the blow-torch were burned
to the elbows and be Jumped Into the
river to put out the Are In his clothing.
Members of the Portland Motor Boat
Club say that the fire boat was an hour
reaching the scene and did not arrive
until after tha engine companies had
put Hie fire out.
PHONE AIDS GIRLS' STRIKE
Sympathlxers tilth Spokane Lann
dry Employes Start Endless Chain.
SPOKANE. Wash.. May 1 Special.)
An "endless chain" of telephone conver
sations by which means It Is expected
to reach every housewife with a tele
phone In Spokane, asking that the Wash
ington Laundry be given no patronage,
pending a satisfactory settlement of the
laundry girls' strike, la the latest method
brought Into play by strike sympathisers.
Some of Spokane's most prominent ma'
trons are taking a lead In tha movement.
Clubwomen all over the city were tele'
phoned this morning and coupled with
the request that they transfer their
It will make him sick? He knows per.
fertly well that it has an offensive
odor. Is a disgusting habit, and that
he must become deathly sick In order
to learn the art. You told htm It was
wrong and he knew It. Then why will
be do It? Oh. that la simple "when yon
know the boy. The boy sees that It la
men that smuke, so the Idea dawna on
him that It will make him a man to
smoke. So he commences. The Impulse
of manhood la so strong In him that he
will almost do anything In order to be
a little man. Now your business as a
teacher Is not to give that boy moral
Instruction, but to attack his conception
of manhood. Tear that conception to
tattrra and throw It to the winds.
The way I knock that Idol down Is
to tell them a little story of Colonel
Roosevelt. A friend of mine In con
nection with the Reform Bureau at
Washington. P. C called upon Mr.
Rooseveit while In tha White House,
and in the course of the Interview said:
"Mr. Roosevelt. I want to ask you a
saucy question." "What la It V asked
the President. "Do you smoke cigar
ettes?" He rose, lifted op bis hand
and said: "Mr. So and So, I never
emoked a cigarette In all my life." Too
will find that this will settle It with
the average boy. Most boys hold Colonel
Roosevelt aa their highest type of man.
their Ideal and hero. Now. when their
biggest man considers It unmanly to
smoke, smoking to him after that Is
PROTECTION IS ASKED
Americans and Germans In Danger
MEXICO CITT. May ..Accompanied
by a member of the German Legation.
Ambassador Henry Lane Wilson called
at the Korelgn Office today .and re
quested protection for the Americans
id Germans In Cuernavaca. which, baa
een Isolated since Saturday and Is be-
' eved to be In danger of an attack by
re be la.
Tne aiexlcan government is disposed
continue tha chain by
least five other women.
Montesano Officials Sued.
MONTESANO. Wash.. May (Spe
cial.) N. D. McKllllp. County Superin
tendent of Schools, yesterday filed suit
against the Board of County Commis
sioners for bills Incurred at the coun
ty Institute last Fall, which tha Board
has refeatedly refused to pay. After
having paid similar billa (for Instruc
tors) of former superintendents and
for Mr. McKillp In other years, the
Board suddenly refused to pay. J. A.
Hutcheson will represent McKllllp and
William Campbell the Commissioners.
The amount of the bill la between $150
State Desires Early Bids.
SALEM. Or- Majk I. (Special)
Every effort will be exerted by the
State Board to have work start on the
new buildings for the Eastern Oregon
Branch Insane Asylum at Pendleton by
July 1. It Is hoped that the plana may
be ready shortly after June 1 and 'Im
mediately specifications will be sent
out and bids will be requested. Adver
tisements have been Issued for bids on
the new sprinkler fire protection sys
tem at the 'asylum farm near Salem.
These will be opened June IS. An ap
propriation of I1J.600 waa awarded by
the last Legislature for this purpose.
Man Dies In Ambulance.
Albert Manderfeld. aged 3f. died In
an ambulance on tha way to the Mult
nomah Hospital laat night of alcohol
Ism. Manderfeld waa taken from the
Everett rooming-house, at Second and
Everett at reels. In a fit of delirium
tremens. He had worked in various
saloons In the North End for several
years as a porter. Ha had a father
living In GainsvUle. Tex.
Reyes Sails for Mexico.
HAVRE. France. May I. General
Bernardo Reyes, waa a passenger on
board tha Hamburg-American steamer
Yptranga which sailed at midnight for
Vera Crux, Mex.
Tull & Gibbs, Inc. Tull & Gibbs Inc. Tull & Gibbs, Inc. Tull & Gibbs, Inc.
Morrison at Seventh
Morrison at Seventh
Store Opens at 8:30
Watch Our Windows
Hundreds Continue to Take Advantage of Our"
Closing-Out Sale Every Day. The Opportunities
Now Are as Attractive as Heretofore. Investigate
The offerings of this most remarkable event are bringing thrifty buyers from
far and near. We are determined that our stock shall be disposed of by July 1.
Every Article in Every Department Shows a Most Liberal Reduction From Former Prices
A Carload of Bedroom Furniture
from' a factory that puts out the best pieces for the low and
medium-priced demand, was placed on our floor last week
Every Piece Has Been Entered in the Sale at
Decidedly I n t er est ing Reductions
The Designs Are New and Attractive. -Every Piece of Solid Oak
This $18.00 Solid Oak This $13.00 Solid Oak This $19.00 Solid Oak $16.50 Solid Oak Prin
Dresser for $11.75 Dresser for $8.90 Chiffonier for $11.75 cess Dresser $10.75
OoKlen finish, has 12x20-inch
hovel plate mirror; has three
Has 12x20-in. oval-shaped
bevel mirror and five full
width drawers, golden finish.
A plain desipn in golden fin
ish; has 18x30-in. mirror and
two full-width drawers.
Golden finish, bevel plato
mirror, measures 18x24 in.vA
firood plain design, 4 drawere.
Other Pieces That Came in This Car Besides
Those Shown Here, Are Marked as Follows:
$13.50 Chiffonier, with 12x20-inch bevel plate mir
ror only " S9.50
$18.00 Dresser, -with 16x26-inch bevel plate mir
ror for S11.50
$18.00 Dresser in quartered golden oak, with 16x2H-
ineh bevel plate mirror for $11.75
$17.00 Chiffonier, with 16x20-inch bevel plate mir
ror for.... $12.50
$18.00 Princess Dresser, with 18x30-inch bevel plate
mirror for $12.50
$19.00 Dresser, with 22x28-inch bevel plate mir
ror for 7. S13.75
$29.00 Dresser, with serpentine-shaped front and 2-ix
30-inch bevel plate mirror for $19.75
$26.00 Chiffonier, in quarter-sawed golden oak, with
12xl8-inch bevel plate mirror for $18.50
$20.00 Dresser in quartersawed golden oak, with
18x30-inch mirrpr for $14.50
$26.00 Dresser, with serpentine-shaped front and 22
x28-inch bevel plate mirror for $18.50
Startling Bargain News From the Carpet Dept.
Wonderful Opportunities for Home and Hotel Furnishers
Bundhar Wilton Carpets to Close Out at
$1.75 Yard Regularly sold at $2.50 yard.
About 30 patterns of this celebrated carpet
to choose from and they're all good.
Smith's Axminster Carpets to Close Out at
$1.15 Yard Regularly sold at $1.50 yard.
Most beautiful combinations of up-to-date
designs and colorings.
Bigelow Axminster Carpets to Close Out at
$1.50 Yard. Regularly sold at $2.00 yard.
In all the modem colors and patterns.
Body Brussels Carpets to Close Out at
$1.25 Yard. Regularly sold at $1.75 yard.
Several' desirable patterns of the famous
Whittall and Bigelow make.
All Carpets Sewed, Laid and Lined at the
Above Special Prices.
Some of Our Closing-Out Prices' in Room-
$36.50 for Bundhar Wilton Rugs in the
9xl2-feet Size Worth $50.00. We have a
splendid variety of good desirable patterns
left in these "Durable as Iron" floor cov
erings. $4150 for French Wilton Rugs in the 9x12
feet Size Worth $65.00. The most beauti
ful domestic rugs made, equaling in beauty
the more costly Oriental productions.
$18.75 for $30,00 Velvet and Axminster
Rugs in the 9xl2-feet Sizes. About 200 of
these left and they're in splendid Oriental
and floral designs. Excellent color combinations.
Other 9xl2-feet Velvet and Axminster Rugs
to go at $15.75 $27.50 axe their regular prices.
Some Lively Bargain Items
From the Apparel Sections
Kimonos, Negligees, Mandarin
Coats and Lounging Robes.
Silk Kimonos in large assortment of
both plain and figured silks. Flain
straight models with shirred yokes.
Other models in Empire effects.
Negligees, beautifully designed, with
variety of combination trimmings and
materials all wool challies and soft
silks, combined with chiffons and laces.
Also in fine French serges, embroidered.
Also of all-wool nun's veiling combined
with fancy braid trimming and torchon
All-wool Blanket Robes. Only a few
of these warm, practical garments left.
Made from the Pendleton Indian Blan
kets and finished with wide bindings of
satin and satin cord.
inwn quit irininNnsi
31 '11 i
$5.95, $6.95 and
$7.50 Kimonos. .
$8.50, $10 and
$12, $12.50, $15 and $17.50 Kimonos, $8.75
$12.95 Short Silk Kimonos for.
$29.50 Mandarin Coats for $13.95
$55.00 Mandarin Coats for.
$16.50, $17.50 and t 1 0 QC
$22.50 Negligees. .tplt..JJ
$29.50, $35 and
$39.50, $49.50 and $50 Negligees at y2 -Price
$20.00 Pendleton Blanket Robes for $11.95
In the Neckwear Section
Closing-Out Specials in Tailored Linen Col
lars. Dutch Collars, Maude Adams' Collars
and Turn-Over Collars.
Plain embroidered, eyelet embroidered, hemstitched and
Irish crochet trimmed. Wide, narrow and medium. Pull
range of sizes. The prices:
Regular 15c Collars for 10 or three for 25
Regular 25c Collars for 15; 35c for 20
Regular 50c Collars for 29; 75c for 34
Regular $1.25 Collars for 6J; $2.25 for $1.50
Veilings Lowered Considerably
Lace Veils, Net Veils, Chiffon Veils. Auto
Veils and Mourning Veils at Half Price.
Veilings by the yard in black, brown, red, gray,
helio and tan.
Lace Veils in white, navy, brown, tan, gray and
green regularly 95c to $4.50 now 48 to $2.25
Chiffon Veils Reg. 95c to $2.50 now 48S $1.25
Mourning Veils of all silk and silk nets. Regularly
$2.50 to $5.00 now $1.25 to $2.50.
Veiling by the Yard Regularly 25c and 75c now
13 to 38.
I RACES PLANNED
New Country Club Organized
by Portland Men.
EVENT TO BE IMPORTANT
KprosentatlTea of Wright Brothers
Will Fly at Coming fcc minor
Con (cot. It Is Announced
by local Organization.
Followln a preliminary metlng for
organising the New Country Club Racing
and Exhibition Association held last
night. It was officially announced that
Portland would have an aviation meet
ing during the Summer, with represen
tatives of the 'Wright Brothers flying.
No date has as yet been chosen, but it is
probable the meet will be held during
Preliminaries to the complete organiia-
lon of the new club were worked out
last night and a board of dlrecto.-s and
an executive committee were appoinieu.
he members of which are John B. leon.
Robert P. Inman, E. Henry em me,
Charles K- Hansen, Fred T. Merrill. John
Shorey. O. J. Brown and Harry J-
Complete organisation of the new rac
ing asociatlon will be effected at a
meeting to be held next Tuesday night.
The committee named last eight will
form the bv-laws of the organization and
present them next Tuesday nigbt- There
are- now mora than 100 Portland business
men signed up na stockholders in tne
organization. The capital stock Is $100,
Ow). Upon one detail hinges the success or
failure of the association to secure the
aviation meeting. If the Portland Rail
way. Light & Power Company will ex
tend a temporary track from Its Trout
dale branch a quarter of a mile to the
track everything will be closed for tha
meet. To do this It will be necessary
to secure the permission of the Multno
mah County Commissioners to lay the
track beside the county Toad. It Is be
lieved this permission will be granted.
Representatives of the Wright Broth
ers' Aviation Company have been In
Portland the past week and outlined
plans for the meet. It la planned to
brtng Eugene Ely. Charles F. Wlllard.
Charles K. Hamilton and one or two
other world-renowned aviators to Port
land, giving the Rose City one of the
biggest meets ever held In the United
It waa decided to Inclose the Rose Vis.
ta farm with a 12-foot fence. This will
be a 30-acre tract, on which will be es
tablished an aviation field, racetrack
and motordrome. The new association
expects to have business dealings with
the Portland Automobile Club, Riverside
Driving Club, Portland Hunt Club and
Portland Motorcycle Club.
The Rose Vista farm Is located on the
Base Line road, 1$ miles from Portland
and adjacent to the Mount Hood Rail
road Company's line as well as the
Portland Railway, Light & Power Com
pany's Troutdale line. The track Is two
miles from Uresham. Horsehaces prob
ably will be held on the track and au
tomobile races on the motordrome this
Fall. Last night's meeting was held at
the office of John F. Logan.
STUDENTS AROUSE INTEREST
University Boys Parade Streets to
UNIVERSITY OF OREGON, Eugene.
Or., May 2. (Special.) All of the men
of the University of Oregon marched
singing and cheering through the prin
cipal streets of Eugene tonight in a
big booster rally to stir up enthusiasm
for the coming; baseball games against
Washington State College, Wednesday
and Thursday. After the march, the
men assembled in the gymnasium.
Freshmen passed a light luncheon and
prominent students harangued the men
while the great crowd of spectators,
that had assembled In the galleries.
joined them In the cheers that greeted
each new speaker.
It Is stated that four Americans are to
he engaged at once as agricultural experi
ment exports by tho government or the
'three eastern provinces" of Canada.
tup y m
Domestic simpucztjr is typical of
the sturdy Germans' home life.
The Arrarkwn people are recog
nizHxig the value of the Teutonic
diet, and are fast adopting it.
BLATZ zest and relkh to
the plainest diet; and is a food
ia itself. IncomparBihle in its
indivWnal goodness, character
and uniformity. ,
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