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VOL. LI NO. 15,762
Regulars of Both Par
ties Join Hands.
DEMOCRATIC PLAN IS ADOPTED
Four Republicans, Four Demo
crats Form Committee.
INSURGENTS ALLEGE DEAL
Krayon S J Tru.ls Try to Elect
Senators Brlstow Halls Martin
a Weariof Aldrich's Mantle.
Borah and Bailey Tilt.
WASHINGTON'. June 1.-Sena tor Lort
mer. of minol. fca another Investiga
tion at tha band of hi eellue.
T. Inquiry 'HI bo conducted by
committee composed of four Republican
and four Democrat. Th method se
lected la regarded aa tba latest thing la
It took ev hours' debate to agree)
upon the erst em. and It wa finally
adopted by a vol of 43 to !. belt!; ub
itltuied for the plan arced by La Fol
tett ef turning tho ras over to flv
Senator who were not member when
tho rate wa voted upon before, and
therefore were uppoed to be unbiased,
peal Made With Democrat.
Before tho vot wa taken. Brltow.
who favored tho La Folletto plan, ac
rneed Dillingham, chairman of tho elec
tion committee, of bating capitulated
la the interest of a Democratic propoeal
of turning tho investigation over to a
eub-eemmltte. Thla was baaed upon
the fa-t that tho author of .the resolu
tion adopted waa Martin, tho Democratie
leader. It waa said that tho old guard
of Republican bod formed an alliance
with tho Democrat, and that tliey bad
paced the mantle of Aid rich "on tho
Moulders of Martin.
That tho committee on privilege and
election had ehlrked It doty In tho
former Investigation waa charted unre
servedly by the upporter of the La Toi
lette resolution. Lea of Tenneeaeo aald
he would no more turn the caa orer to
th election committee for another trial
than he would uhmlt to a ecnd opera
tion for appendlcltla by a surgeon who
bad failed on tho first operation to lo
cate tho trouble.
Traata Baey With Election.
Kenyon of Iowa Intimated that the
-mat trust had bulled tbemlve with
t'l election of Senator o aa to Influence
the aelectlon of Vnlted State DUtrlct
Attorney whoa friend mlht bo useful
In th rase of prosecution.
The defen of tho Martin resolution
waa conducted by rdtllngham. Martin.
Paeon and Bton and other Senator
from both IJe of the chamber.
Most of the lnurgent Republican
Senators voted against substituting th
Martin resolution. Of tho X negative
votes. 1 were cast by Republicans
Borah. Bourne. Brlstow. Brown. Clapp.
Crawford. Cummin. Dixon. Grouna.
Kenyon. LaFollette. Perkins and Potn
deater and evea by Democrats
Davis. Hitchcock. Lea. Martin. New
lands. Owen and Pomerlne.
Th resolution adopted merely pro
vide that the Investigation shall bo
conducted by the electlo'na committee.
II ws tho understanding on the part
of many Senator that a new com
mittee waa to bo named that brought
out moat of th criticism.
Martin Wear Aldrk-h's Mantle.
In discussing what he termed the
-capitulation- cf Dillingham, one Sen
ator atd he accepted thi act as th
temporary 'transference of leadership
to tho Democratic sMe." It was with
a feeling of reitret. he aald. that h saw
lha mantl of Aldrl-h fall upon the
noulders of a Democrat, but he added
tiat he found consolation In tho fact
that a tranafer ha been made.
-jjr. Gal linger had not been able to
doa the maatl.- aid Brlstow. "and
It bad not been found to fit Mr. Pen
rose. For om atrang reason It had
not been tendered to Mr. Lodge and
rot until the wolves bad scattered th
sheep had there been any ucce In
finding a leader. Now that a coalition
has been formed, the man baa been
found, and the Senate know whence
Its algrai are to come."
Continuing In thi vein. Brlstow said
he wondered whether tho new leader
ship wouM continue so as to control
fie Larimer Investigation, tariff aod
otaer matters. He wondered whether
thia leadership woald go further and
protect the lumber Interests and tak
tar of th duty on Iron ore.
"Will It prevent reciprocity?" Nelson
-Will It Insure reciprocity?" Brlstow
Bomb asked Bailey whether he In
cluded Bryan la his aurnca of har
mony on wool.
"Aa Mr. Bryan Is not a member of say
legislative body. It I not necessary to
Include htm," the Teas Senator ald.
but Borah Icsleted that hi ctivitle as
a rwmocrat had made Mr. Bryan prac
tically a member of Congress.
Bailey urged his point, saying If th
Insurgents would not accept the Demo
cratic schedule, tho Democrats would nc-
Jcept any reduction th insurgents would
IN BIG MINE DEAL
MRS. ELINOR BOTCE BCTS IN
TEREST IX HERCULES.
Sister of Harry L. Pay Fays About
tJIC.&OO for 1-S5th of Great
Burke, Idaho, Diggings.
SPOKANE. Wash.. June 1. (Special.)
On of th biggest mining deal In
th bltory cf th Northwest la reported
today from Wallace In the : f a
li-litth Interest In th Hercule rnfn
at Burke. Idaho, by C H. Reeve, of
thi city, to Mrs. Elinor Boyee. of Port
land. Th prlc la said to be abont
3311.(00. Thla is on a bl of 15.000.
0 for tha ntlr property.
Mrs. Boyc I a lter of Harry Lv
Day. of Wallace. Tha Day family now
bolda a U-15Cth interest In th Her
cules, and today's transfer practically
give th Day control of th famoo
Mr. Reeve acquired hi Intereat In
tha property In th early day and re
cently mortgaged hi holdings to Harry
L. Day for 130.000.
The Day family Include Harry L.
Day. of W allace; B. R. Day. of Wallace;
Jerome J. Day. of Moscow; Mrs- Boyoe.
of Portland, and Mrs. Ellis, of Portland.
Mr. Reeves refused to make a tate
ment aa to th purchase price and said
final arrangement of tha sal will not
b completed until Friday.
Tha holding of th other owner are:
August Paulsen, cf Spokane, f-!Stth;
Markwell family, of Los Angeles,
2-:Sth; L. W. Hutton. of Spokane,
li,.3Sths; Dan Cardoner. of Spain,
lt-:Sthe; F. M. Roth rock, of Spokane.
WHEAT CORNER EFFECTUAL
Price of Article Ooe Cp aa Result
CHICAGO. June 1. (Special) Echoes
of th May wheat deals scarcely had
been silenced on th Board of Trade
today before th first faint muttering
of another corner waa heard.
Wheat for July, th delivery of which
at th close of yesterday's session was
worth t1 cents, jumped 2 cent a
bushel to Si1 cents today. Members of
the Board were asking each other
whether they were up against a corner
for July as an aftermath of tha May
corner, th end of which was reached
only technically yesterday. The direc
tors of th Board of Trad are left with
sn elephant on their hands.
Adolph J. Lichster. th millionaire
speculator, practically defied the Board
to do Its worst yesterday being, he
claimed within bla right buying as much
wheat as anyone would sell, lie wss ths
head and front of the operation, which
at th close of yesterday's session left
th value of May wheat as a specula
tive proposition at !1.04 In th trad
ing pit, while not more than 12 feet
away at the sample tabl-s. buyers of
carloads wer being supplied freely with
wheat for the contract grade at 01 cents.
Mr. Lichster yesterday could easily
have made the closing price of Msy
wbest t: a bushel .aa tl.CIV
LOST MEN ARE NOW SAFE
Two Uncomfortablo Days Spent In
LOS ANGELES. CaL. June 1. (Spe
cial.) After having been stranded in
th Mojave desert since last Monday
evening as th result of a broken-down
automobile. Charles S. Mitchell, general
sales manager of the Cartercar Auto
rr or San Francisco, and Curtis Cope-
land, clerk at Hotel Lankershlm, and
formerly of Portland. Or., reassured
their friends by sending a long-distance
message from Falrmount last
evening, and a few hours later they
appeared In person. At noon last Mon
day. Mitchell and Copeland started for
Lancaster In Mitchell' automobile, in
nitinsr to return the following day.
vr.r.ihiTir went well on th trip nntil
th. machine nassed Falrmount. Ther
mistaking directions. Mitchell lost th
road and aoon found that they were
mile out on the Mojav desert.
T to misfortune, th auto broke
down and Mitchell and Copeland were
forced to try to find tneir way oaca
to Falrmount afoot. They did not ar
rive there until yesterday morning ar
ter having spent two nights In th des-.-t
Fi-tendu of Mitchell and Copeland
who had not received word from the
couple sine their departure on Mon
day, had decided to organise a search
party to locate the missing; men when a
wire came from them saying that they
900 TINS OF OPIUM TAKEN
Customs Officials Sell 927,000
Worth of Drug From Jap VesseL
SAN FRANCISCO, June 1. Nine hun
dred tins of opium, aggregating 127.000
in value, wer eiied by Vnlted State
customs' officials on the Japanese liner
America Maru. a few minutes after the
vessel passed quarantine her today.
This Is th largest selsur made In San
Francisco In many years. Th official
acted on telegraphic Information sent
from Washington, by J. W. Wtlkle.
head of the Federal secret service.
The drug was found In the fore peak
water tank. It was In nine metal
cylinder, each containing 100 flv-taI
tin. At th top of ach cylinder was
a flotation dsvlc Indication of the
smugglers to throw th tins overboard,
and each had two handles to which tow
ropes might have been tied. The opium
was hidden below the water line, and
In order to reach the cache, the
aearchers were compelled to crawl
throush a series of manholes. Collec
tor of the Port Slackable. searched th
vessel at Honolulu, but found nothing.
" " : '
House Caucus Indorses
NEED OF REVENUE PLEADED
Duty of 20 Per Cent on Raw
Product Is Retained.
BUT POLICY IS FREE WOOL
After 12 Hours of Wordy Battle,
Agreement Is Reached 5 Mem
bers) Released From Pledee.
Bill Cnta Duty In Two.
WASHINGTON. Jun L The proposed
Democratic revision of the wool tariff,
th Underwood bill, was unanimously ap
proved by a Democratic caucus at mid
night. 12 hour after It had been mad
public by the way and mean committee.
It Indorsement followed soma rapid
maneuvering by Democratic House load
ers who devised a scbem which effec
tually disposed of th free wool advo
cate. Through a resolution which leaves ths
Democ ratio party open In the future to
renew Its advocacy of fro trade in raw
wool, but whlcb commits all Democrat
to the support of the present bill a a
revenue measure, the divergent Inter
ests wer brought together in the caucus
shortly after midnight and an almost
unanimous agreement was reached.
The final rote on the approval of the
Underwood bill waa made unanimous,
but th following members were ex
cused from a pledge to support th cau
cus action. Rucker, Colorado; Ashbrook.
Francis and Sharp, Ohio, and Gray. In
diana. Free-Wool Man Offers Compromise.
The resolution agreed on in a confer
ence of the free raw wool advocates was
Introduced In the caucus by Kltchln of
North Carolina, who had advocated free
raw wooL His resolution declared that
the support of a duty on raw wool
should not be construed as an abandon
ment of the Democratic policy of free
wool. The need for a duty Is obvious,
the resolution says.
Clark took ths floor and supported
the resolution, which had been framed
In the committee conference partici
pated in by himself and Burleson of Tex
as. James of Kentucky. Fitsgerald of
New Tork and Kltchln of North Caro
lina. The resolution was then unanim
ously adopted by the caucus.
Advocates of free raw wool, backed
by William J. Bryan, offered amend
ments putting raw wool on th fre
list or proposing a gradual reduction
that would abolish th entire duty
within Ave year. While direct refer
ence to Bryan by name waa not roads
by Underwood or othera who spoke
during th day In faror of the 20 per
cnt duty, they replied to th free wool
Democrat by "pointing out the abso-
(Concluded on Pass M
INDEX TO TODAY'S NEWS
TEirrERDir! Maximum temperature, S3
durMi; minimum. 50 decrees.
TODAY 8 Friday fair: northwesterly winds.
Gaxroe arrives In Rom In airship race and
race to Turin come, today. Fa S.
Explosion In Nicaragua due to conspiracy
aamlnst government kills or wounds 120
persons. Page s-
Ronse Democratic caucus approves proposed
wool tariff, retaining duty on raw wooL
Senate orders new Inquiry into Lorlmer
eleotlon. Pace L
E. H. Gary promises House committee to lay
bar all facts about steel trust. Pag 2.
Tolstoi's maid comes to United State pen
niless. Page 1.
lisry Msjjnerlng becomes wife of boat
buildar In New Tork. Pass a.
Food prices go up Pace X . -
True attitude of Rushlight toward labor
discussed by speakers- Pace 4.
Bryan criticises Democratlo leader tn Benat
and raps Supreme Court. Pass 6.
Rushlight1 prodigality of promises now
causing bun trouble. Pass 1L
Roosevelt comments on trust decisions,
proposing drastlo law for Federal control.
Big crowd bears Socialist Speaker Wilson
denounce .worklneraen who vote against
"party of own class." Page S.
Pari He Northwest.
Three-day convention of Southwest Wash
ington Development Association begins at
Cbehalls. Pa. X.
ICrs. Elinor Bryce. or Portland, buys Intereat
tn Hercules mine, at Burke. Idaho.
Thirty-nine Spokane coal land claimants are
subpenaed to Juneau to prove rights to
property. Page 3.
Governor West's policy of pardona and pa
roles la successful. Page 8.
Lincoln County has new Board of Educa
tion. Page .
Dive owner testifies against Wappensteln.
Fruitgrowers have enthuslastlo meeting at
Brownsville. Page 7.
Addison Bennett finds rich land around Me-
tollus that awaits 100 lucky landbuyers.
Northwestern League results yesterday: Ta
eoma 5, Part land 4: Seattle 8, Victoria 1;
Vancouver 7, Spokane L Page 8-
Paclftc Coast League results yesterday
Portland S, Oakland 1; I Angeles X
San Francisco 0; Sacramento , Ver
non S. Page 8.
Seattle and Vancouver strive for Northwest
golf champlonsblpa Page a.
Commercial and Marina,
Hop crop prospects good in Washington.
Heavy buying of July wheat advances mar
ket at Chicago. Page 23.
Stocks helped by announcement of HIU
financial plan. Page 23.
Portland and Vicinity.
Major Mclndoe makes trip to view work of
dredger Columbia to prime himself for
Waaholngua Journey. Page 22.
Mayor Simon appoints board of IS to draft
commission rule eh art sr. Page 1-
Buslness gravely menaced by conflict be
- tweea proposed public service and Zclgler
acta. Page 10.
Proposed municipal pavlnr plant regarded
a. axtravagantly wasteful. Page 11-
JJst of Judges for rose show announced.
Grand Jury scores rock pile and fee collect-
. Ing system. Page 14.
Benjamin Velguth ask divorce on ground
that be was forced Into marriage. Page
Great crowds expected for Base Festival.
Tbreshermen'g convention begins today.
Hill lines relieve shippers of $3 switching
charges. Page 22.
Great Northern-Burlington merger would
change many railroad plana. Page 18.
POSTAL BANK WINNER
Report of Astoria Institution Shows
Average of 70 a Depositor.
ASTORIA. Or, June 1. (Special.)
Tha first month since the establishment
of the local branch of the postal savings
ytem expired at o"dock last even
ing. The report Issued by Postmaster T. J.
Carney shows that during; that time
there were 12( deposits, made by 111
persons, and the total deposits amount
ed to $7746.
: Convention Opens.
LEGISLATURE IS REBUKED
Development Asociation Dele
gates in Wary Mood.
CHEHALIS IS HEARTY HOST
Slaughter of Pacific Highway Meas
ure Is Recalled, Dislike of Ways
of Seattle Expressed S0O
' Attend First Day.
CHEHALIS, Wash., June 1. (Spe
cial.) Probably the most Important of
recent sectional development meetings
In the Northwest is that which went
into session at Chehalis today. Cer
tainly none has been conducted with a
deeper undercurrent of intense interest
and apparent possibility of explosive
hostility. From tho outset the fifth
quarterly meeting; of the Southwestern
Washington Development Association
has been the exhibition ground of
stralght-f rom - the - shoulder oratorical
hits at the Puget Sound cities.
The skeleton of the Pacific highway,
an enterprise killed at the hands of
Washington's Legislature, was brought
from its political closet by Mayor Lit
tle, of Raymond. The Legislature came
in for a sound tongue-whipping for its
alleged maltreatment of the south
While this unfavorable attention was
being; showered upon others by the
Southwestern Washington "boosters."
Portland reaped a splendid harvest of
sincere compliments for her unselfish
policy of development of this section.
Chehalis Is Hospitable.
Representatives of practically all the
S3 development organizations having;
membership In the Southwestern Wash
ington Development Association were
on hand at the opening session this
afternoon, which was presided over by
C. J. Lord, of Olympla. In all there
were present probably 300 persons,
actively interested in the advancement
of the interests of this section of the
state. More than 40 came from Port
land and all were greeted with the
greatest enthusiasm by Chehalis which
by her reception of her guests has
come to merit a new title) Chehalis
Early in the afternoon the initial
session was opened by W. J. Patterson,
of Aberdeen, president of the associa
tion. His words hinted at the possi
bility of spicy developments.
"If direct, brusque and apparently
impertinent language is used in refer
ence to Seattle." he said, "it should
be blamed on the lack of ability of
expression on the part of the speakers."
In Secretary E. R. Merrill's report,
Portland was favored with oratorical
(Concluded on Page 10.)
IS MADE HOMELESS
WAIT" ARRIVES IX SAN" FR AX
CIS CO PEXXILESS.
Child or Serfs, She Is Freed by Great
Writer and Had Home With Him.
Friend9 Found In Bay City.
SAN FRANCISCO, June 1. (Special.)
When pretty little Sonla Karenlna. a
17-year-old Russian girl, arrived on the
steamer Wilhelmlna from Honolulu she
was penniless and aione in the world.
Today she completed the long Journey
from the estate of the late Count
Tolstoi, across Siberia to Honolulu and
San Francisco. Her pretty face lighted
when the Immigration officers came
aboard and one of them spoke to her
in herjatlve .language.
Sonla explained that she was an
orphan. Her father and mother were
serfs and were freed by Count Tolstoi.
She said that they died when she was
a little girl, and she became a maid
in the Tolstoi home. As long as the
Count lived, she had a friend, but with
tears in her eyes as she referred to
the great novelist and social reformer,
she declared that his death eft her
alone In the world and she determined
to come to America, where she felt
sure she would meet friends among her
The traveler's department of the
Toung Women's Christian Association
at once took up the girl's case and an
hour later Sonla was in the hospitable
hands of a dosen good old Russian wo
men in the Russian settlement in the
Potrero hills south of the city.
TAFT MAY SEEBALL GAME
President May Boot at Chicago Be
fore Making Speech.
CHICAGO, June 1. President Taft
will arrive In Chicago Saturday, ,two
hours earlier than his original plans
called for, according to a dispatch from
Washington last night. This was taken
to mean tnat the Nation's Chief Execu
tive will try to find time to attend tha
baseball game between the Cubs and
As eoon as Charles W. Murphy, presi
dent of the Cubs, heard of the change
in the President's plans, which, will
land him here at 3 o'clock in the after
noon, he telegraphed an invitation for
Mr. Taft and members of his party to
occupy a box at the game.
The principal object of the Presi
dent's visit is to discuss "Canadian
Reciprocity" before the Western Eco
nomlc Society. He has received invita
tions to several other affairs, and it is
expected be will be a luncheon guest of
the Irish Fellowship Club immediately
upon his arrival.
WOMAN SLEEPS FIVE DAYS
MUton Mother in Coma Dong and
Four Children Play About Her.
MILTON. Or., June ' 1. (Special.)
Sleeping almost five days-was the ex
perience of Mrs. Stoddard, of George
street, this city. She went to sleep last
Wednesday morning and did not
awaken until Sunday afternoon, despite
doctors' efforts to arouse her.
Mrs. Stoddard and her four children
live with an uncle. The uncle was ab
sent Wednesday morning and when he
returned he found his niece lying on the
bed. apparently asleep, with the chil
dren playing around her. He found he
could not arouse her and called medi
cal aid. Despite efforts of physicians
she did not awaken until after 3 o'clock
Sunday, having slept since about
When she awoke she was surprised
and asked why she was In her night
dress. She seems in good health.
TAFT TO MAKEQUICK TRIP
Presence AVanted at Dairy Meeting.
White House Cow There.
- WASHINGTON, June 1. If the rail
roads and Senator Kenyon, of Iowa, can
tw it President Taft will make a flying
trip from Chicago to Waterloo, Iowa,
to speak on June o Deiore ine oxaw
Dairymen's Convention. The President
will be in Chicago on June 4 and could
go to Iowa for a stop of an hour and
a half at Waterloo and hurry back to
Baltimore, arriving there In time to
speak at the Cardinal Gibbons celebra
tion June 6.
Pauline Wayne, the White House
cow, already has accepted an invita
tion to be the guest ot the dairymen
TAFT TO DISCUSS BRIDGES
Conference on Open Draws With
Oregon Delegation Fixed.
WASHINGTON, June 1. The Oregon
Congressional delegation is arranging a
meeting with the President and officials
of the War Department to discuss pro
posed closed periods for the Portland
bridges. Tha meeting probably will be
held some day next week. War Depart
ment officials decline to discuss the mat
ter in advance of the meeting, but prom
ise to give Portland's request careful
NYE DECLARED NOT GUILTY
Ohio Legislator Acquitted of Solicit
COLUMBUS, O., June 1. The Jury in
the case of Representative ieorge r.
tk-,. inrHr-tcrt on the charge of solicit
ing a bribe of 3500 from State Printer
Crawford, returned a verdict late tnis
afternoon of cot guilty..
TO DRAFT CHARTER
Mayor Appoints 15 on
LABOR HAS REPRESENTATIVE
Committee Will Commence Its
SPECIAL ELECTION IS PLAN
Clty'8 Chief Executive Proposes to
Have Revised Charter Providing
tor Commission Rule Sub
mitted Next Fall.
IfEW CHARTER COMMISSION.
T. B. Wilcox
Dr. Harry Lane
John M. Gearln
George B. Cellars
W. H. Daly
W. P. Olds
W. F. Woodward
J. E. Werleln
H. W. Fries
R. D. Inman
Rev. Benjamin Toung
Earl C Bronangh
Consistent with, his advocacy of a
commission form of 'government for
Portland, Mayor Simon, by authority of
a resolution adopted by the City Coun
cil, yesterday appointed a commission
of IS members to draft a commission
charter for ubmisslon to the people.
Early next week, following the city
election. Mayor Simon will call the
committee together for the purpose of
organization and initiation of the char
"In selecting the member of the
Charter Commission," said Mayor Si
mon yesterday, "I did so only after
mature deliberation. - In constituting
the committee I sought to give repre
sentation to every organization that
was entitled to representation on the
Appointees Are Experienced.
"The great majority of the men I
have appointed have had personal ex
perience as officials of the city or
members of some of the various boards
charged with the transaction of mu
nicipal business. I have every confi
dence in their ability to draft a com
mission charter that will meet with
the approval of the people of thi
- T. B. Wilcox, who heads the commis
sion, is a man of large property and
business interests in this city and is
noted for the friendly relations that
always have prevailed between him
and the large number of men regularly
in his employ.
' Gay Lombard, an ex-member of the
City Council, is a strong advocate of a
commission charter and in the recent
primaries made his campaign for the
Mayoralty nomination Ion that issue.
Dr. Harry Lane, twice Mayor of this
city, also Is a staunch believer in the
John M. Gearln, ex-United States
Senator, is one of the most able law
yers of the city. Adolphe Wolfe is one
of Portland's big business men and a
man of culture and attainments.
Few men are more intimately ac
quainted with the present charter and
the affairs of the city than S. Grutze,
chief deputy in the City Auditor's of
fice. Mr. Grutze is an expert in every
thing relating to municipal govern
ment and. will be an invaluable mem
ber of the commission. The same may
be said of City Treasurer Werleln who,
like Mr. Grutze, is familiar with nearly
every section of the present city char
ter and is thoroughly alive to the. needs
of a changed charter.
R. D. Inman, the well known lumber
manufacturer, has large Interests in
this city and always has taken a keen
interest in municipal affairs. Rev. Ben-,
jamin Toung, pastor of, Taylor-street
Methodist Church, is a man of travel
and experience. He frequently has fig
ured as arbiter of disputes between em
ployer and employes. Another man
entirely acquainted with the defects in
the present charter and the needs of a
commission charter, is George B. Cel
lars, retiring member of the present
Labor Given Place.
Labor organizations are represented
on the commission in the person of W.
H. Daly, president of the Oregon State
Federation of Labor, also president of
the Central Labor Council. W. P. Olds,
one of the city's pioneer merchants,
who is about to retire from active life,
is another member of the commission.
Among the substantial, business men
of the city named by Mayor Simon is
W. F. Woodward, of the firm of Wood
ard, Clarke & Company. H. W. Fries
is one of the best known and successful
real estate dealers of this city. He Is
ex-president of the Portland Realty
Board and has been actively Identified
with the growth and development of
this city for many years. Among the
lawyers on the commission is Earl C
Bronaugh. ex-CIrcult Judge.
It Is the purpose of Mayor Simon to
have the commission meet and organize
immediately following the city elec
tion next week. From the very begin
ning of the agitation for a commission
charter and months before it became
an issue In the pending campaign,
Mayor Simon advocated such a plan of
government for thla city, j