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THE MORNING OREGONIAN, THURSDAY, JULY 11, .1912.
HE KNEW OF PLOT:
rectly of Acquaintance
have paid the IIOO initiation fee. it Is
pointed out. to allow those who have
paid 125 to become members of this
lodge without paying the difference.
The visiting Elks In Portland, as well
as In all other lodges, are given free
and unlimited use of the club rooms
and the lodge rooms. Excepting that
they have no voting power and that
they are required to pay their dues to
their respective home .lodges, they are
fin omiD 1 ii t" m m In auavip rAcnunt ltK
Darrow Lawyer Accused Indi- the members of this lodge.
Kaymond Benjamin, cnairman or the
Judiciary committee, argued against
changing the present system and the
grand lodge by a safe" majority sup
ported him in his contention.
- "Hone Play Prohibited.
Following its action at Atlantic City
last year In eliminating the "goat"
from the initiatory proceedings, the
Portland convention yesterday took ac
tion prohibiting "horse play" at all
times, even at social sessions.
The smaller lodges protested some
what against this. Portland will be
affected somewhat by this decision,
also, as . it has , been the practice on
some occasions to introduce a little
"funny business' at the social sessions
following the initiation of some par
ticularly well-known or popular man.
The grand lodge official family was
strengthened yesterday by the arrival
of Alfred T. Holly, of Hackensack, H.
J., secretary of the grand board of
trustees. Mr. Holly just returned
fronr the Democratic National conven
tion at Baltimore and was highly elat
ed over the nomination of Woodrow
Wilson, his close friend. He will re
main here nearly a week, as it Is his
duty to close up the business of the
grand lodge, paying all hotel bills and'
other expenses contracted by the con
PLOT TO SEQUESTER
ELECTORS IS SEEii
Taft and His Managers Confer
Over Scheme Laid by
SOCIALIST FEUD SHOWN
STRONG FIGHT PROMISED
Former Member of Executive Board
Declared to Have Become Bitter
Enemy Following Row Over
Roosevelt Men Already Named by
South Dakota Convention and
Similar Action Is Looked
. for Elsewhere.
LOS AN6EI.ES, July 10. Job Harri
man was indirectly charged today in
the bribery trial of Clarence S. Darrow
with knowledge of the plot to dyna
mite the Los Angeles Times building
before its destruction with the loss of
An explosion in the courtroom could
scarcely have created more surprise
than the opening question of District
' Attorney Fredericks in the cross-examination
of the noted Socialist leader
and the prosecutor's declaration that
he would show Harrlman as not only
having prior knowledge of the Times
disaster, but also that he knew of the
bribery of McXamara Jurors.
Kaowledse f Crime Dealed.
Almost the first question asked Har
rlman by District Attorney Fredericks
was whether he had personal knowl
edge of the blowing up of the Los An
geles Times building before It occurred.
The witness said be did not.
Harriman was then asked if ha was
nt at San Luis Obispo on the nlornlng
of October 1, 1910, the day after the
Times was blown up. He said he was
there with Edward Adams Cantrell, a
member of the executive board of the
Socialist party, and that . they
engaged in campaign work.
The witness was asked if on that
WASHINGTON, July 10. President
Taft conferred today with Chairman
Hilles, Representative McKinley, Rep
resentative Burke, of South Dakota,
vice-chairman of the Republican Na
tional Committee, and Representative
Moore, of Pennsylvania, regarding
whether an elector chosen by the Re
publican vote could vote in the electo
ral college for Colonel Roosevelt, run
ning on a third-party ticket.
In South Dakota the state conven
tion already has named Roosevelt men
on the Republican ticket. Similar ac
tion is expected in other states.' The
President and Mr. Hilles are expected
to concentrate their attention upon
"The cardinal plank in the 'bull
moose' platform," said Representative
Burke, "Is 'thou shalt not steal," but
the -first thing that the party did In
my state was to steal the Republican
electoral vote. Th Hta.tA committM
uynamue iisea ltnont Effect W hile chose for electors men who have de
clared for Roosevelt, bnt they will go
SAFE RESISTS ROBBERS
SIX MEX STOP TRAIX, BUT PAIL
TO GET TREASURE. '
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at our institution you are fol
lowing the footsteps . of all
those for' whom we have made
' glasses and every pair of
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by our guarantee and indorsed
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'close inspection and lens per
fection are combined in glasses
209-10-11 Corbet Building,
Fifth and Morrison, Second Floor
Gang Intimidates Passengers
PARSONS. Kan, July 10. Missouri.
were I Kansas & Texas passenger train No.
11. known as the "Katy Limited." which
left here at 10 o'clock last nleht. was
morning aner learning or in- i imes Held up by six masked men near Cof-
explosion he had not In the presence
of Cantrell burst into laughter and
"It means that the boys are on the
feyvllle, Kan., early today, according
to a report received at the local head
quarters of the road.
The robbers held the train two hours,
during which time the passengers and
on the Republican ticket.'
Representative Anthony, of Kansas,
told the President after the confer
ence that Senator Curtis and other
Taft leaders in Kansas expected to
fight to prevent Roosevelt men from
being chosen as electors on a Taft
ticket in the state primaries August 6.
The Taft men In Kansas have Taft
electors In the field, but if Roosevelt
men are chosen they know of no way
to keep them off the Republican ticket
which goes before the voters in No
"plain man and a learned statesman. "
William J. Burns, wno investigated
the alleged councilmanlc graft cases In
Atlantic City, talked with the Governor
for a few minutes about the local sit
ORPHAN GIRLS AID FUND
TITANIC MEMORIAL- HELPED IN
So such conversation and no such I trainmen were guarded in the coaches
circumstances ever occurred between
"Direct Actios" Op-toned.
Turning to the court. Harriman asked
permission to explain his answer. He
declared that until February of this
by two of the robbers, while the oth-
declared Harriman, his faoe white ers made nine unsuccessful attempts to
blow open the safe in the baggage car.
rso effort was made to rob the passen
gers and no one was injured.
Apparently the robbers became
alarmed and left of their own accord.
s ear he and Cantrell had been friends beZ? ai,.otner traln'
WALLOWA LAKES GET FISH
and co-workers. Then came a dis
agreement over a party Issue, and
Cantrell." the witness said, became bis
most bitter enemy, even threatening to
put him behind the bars.
Asked whether his disagreement with
Cantrell was brought about by the
witness' stand In favor of violence.
Eighty Thousand Fingerlings Are
Placed 150,000 More Ont Soon.
ENTERPRISE. Or., July 10. (Spe
cial.) Streams and lakes of Wallowa
County are being restocked with trout.
Soon after the holdup was reported.
posses were organized at towns along
the line and a systematic search be
gun. It Is believed the fugitives sought
refuge In the hills south of Bartles- , S,." . ,ki. i, .
-in. Avu .a , ., I den Craig, and this week 150.000 more
Chinese Girl, MS Tears Old, Serves
Tea to Earn Dollar to Send to
WASHINGTON, July 10. (Special.)
The Woman's "Titanic" Memorial,
formed to honor the men who died to
save women and children, has become
one of the biggest Institutions in
Washington not connected with the
The robbers boarded the train as it
left Coffeyvllle. When the train was
Harriman declared that he had 1 always about 10 mil!, north of Bartlesville.
opposed sabotage and cited his stand
In the recent Socialist National conven
tion to that effect.
Too know of your own knowledge.
Captain Fredericks, said the witness
impressively, "that In the 23 years I
have devoted to the Socialist propa
ganda, I have never advocated direct
action or violence, but that I have only
stood for political action."
.Jary Deputy Retire.
Martin Agulerre. who has been In
charge of the Jury since the trial be
gan, voluntarily retired from that posi
tion today, following the circulation of
rumors criticising his conduct.
An unique courtroom scene was pre
cipitated by the announcement of
Agulerre's retirement by Judge Hut
ton, who declared that the court had
unbounded confidence in the officer's
honesty and his fidelity to his oath.
Chief Counsel Rogers of the defense de
nounced as a "scandal and a shame"
what he designated as the enforced re
tirement of Agulerre. He declared that
Agulerre was the victim of a plot con
cocted by enemies of the defense. At
torney Appel followed with an eloquent
defense of his friendly relations with
Agulerre and demanded a full inquiry.
Judge Hutton said that before court
convened he had questioned each Juror
regarding Agulerre and all had iin-
Okla., at a lonely spot in a cut, two of
mora oruKB mio lue express car, piaceu I fej. jQ tnQ)
wk gu&ra over cue smpiuyes, ruiiea me I Aneroid,
bub ij iua oovr ana inenco lu ins
shallow embankment, where successive
charges of dynamite were used inef
Last Saturday S0.000 fingerlings (vere Government service. The employes- of
brought In by Chief .Deputy Uame War- the Memorial occupy two suites in the
Union Trust building, a half block
from the Treasury Department, and
are kept busy eight hours a day, ac
knowledging contributions and tabu
This great mass of routine work Is
handled at ton speed, but fast as it is
Lake handled the girl operators from time
water to time every day stop long enougn to
will be released here,
Tributaries of Wallowa River and
Wallowa Lake will get most of the
young fry. The lake his received one
consignment and a much greater ship
ment is destined for this body of wa-
next lot received.
beautiful body of
high in the Wallowa mountains, also toB. aside some communication that is
ill do siocitea wunin a weea. i nis .hidv In human interest.
lake is not known to contain any fish one of these arrived yesterday. It
at n.a.anf It . I, nut n ff fpnm tha I . . . . , - n 1 .J
Meanwhile other, of the gang fired rower, courses of the Wallowa River Wn'0"worked In a tea garden in
ots into the air to intimidate train- hv fail, nn which flsh cannot nasa Si" W"-T. t. ......
- r .. gn r rni.(jiVM. J " - ...
Dear -Woman s Titanic Memorial: I
TRIBUTE PAID TO ROPER seni a VollaW: I am a little Chinese
irirl AD Ying. . Xing is cninese ior
men and passengers, few of whom ven
tured to peer from the windows. - For
more than two hours the robbers
worked before despairing of cracking
FTJXDS SENT BY SISTER
PORTLAND GO ASTRAY.
Injured Man Receives Flowers and
Cash From Friends.-
BAKER, Or., July 10. (Special.)
The town of Union today sent the
officials and directors of the Union
eagle. 18 yearsold. I go to school
during the day arid serve tea in a tea
garden in the evening. I earned and
worked for that dollar as a memorial
to Captain Smith. He went down hold
ing a little child. . Thank you. Tours
truly, am imu.
Another communication received tne
Stock Show to offer fhelr sympathy same day was from 23 little gins in
and assistance to John Soain. chamDion the Orphans' Home , at Millford.. Con-
Restitntlon Made When Coincidence
of Bricklayers Named Phillips
and Sisters Is Explained. .
LOS ANGELES. July 10. (Special.)
rauiVOCallV exonerated the Officer from fan man fnrn hla own nam? Th
any suspicion of attempting to lnflu- Federal statutes declare that it can be Ities had to deny admission to a throng
roper, whose hand was amputated yes
terday as the result of an accident in
an exhibition at Halfway last Friday.
A huge .bouquet, money and other
gifts were subscribed by residents of
Union and brought to Baker by a com
Spain took an active part In the
show last Spring- A one-handed event
has been arranged for him in the show
next Spring. So many persons came
to Bee Spain that the hospital author
cord. Conn. They sent a contribution
to the Memorial fund, accompanied by
a simple little note saying n was
money that they had earned them
When the great arch embodying
women's tribute to the bravery of men
Is erected in the National Capital, at
least a small part of the monument
will represent the savings of many
4Well-fitted shoes are cool, so
if your feet burn look to your
shoe man and take his advice
for size and width."
and Knight Is Right.
The Success of the
KNIGHT SHOE CO.
in the last FIFTEEN YEARS
has been nothing- more than
the buying- of the public's ap
preciation of real worth and
full value of their shoes.
Please Keep Before You
OUR SHOE SERVICE
Special narrow widths, small
and large sizes for men, women
SHOES OXFORDS SLIPPERS
We're looking for feet that are hard to
fit, and we find it difficult to find them
MORRISON AT SEVENTH .
hundred little girls,
poor, . ,
most of whom are
ASTHMATIC IS. OVERCOME
Sufferer Asphyxiated In Attempt to
Light Gas Stove. -
SAN FRANCISCO. July 10. Johnson
Elliott., who came here recently from
Seattle, was asphyxiated early today
In the home of his brother, John EM
Elliott suffered from asthma, ana
when seated In a chair in the night
turned on the gas in a gas stove ana
an he leaned over to light it was
seized with a lit of coughing and over
come by the fumes. He was 45 years
old and unmamea.
today. Spain is
a well-to-do Union
ence them either directly or indirectly, done if a fraud issue la involved.
The Jurors exhibited a deep Interest in Therefore, Samuel Phillips, of this city,
the unusual proceedings and at the today paid over to PostofHce Inspector
nnHit)ilnn nf the lawvem' .i!HrAMi (..tln unA n r.i -V. V. i V. kdh . -
Juror F. E. Golding arose and spoke in ceived on four 100 money orders at gG CROWD CHEERS WILSON
oeiense oi Aguierre. tne postoince in mevaaa uity two
months ago. The transaction involved
two men, each named Samuel Phillips,
CABLE AGREEMENT IS VALID both restdents of Lo Angeles and both
. I brick masons. Both have sisters and
. .(both were expecting a remittance.
House or Lor a 9 .ueciaes in avor oil t the time the money was obtained
Democratic Nominee Makes Talk at
Atlantic City. ;
I one was working at his "trade in Nevada
City. The letters containing the money
orders were received in Los Angeles
IXJNDON. July 10. (Special.) The and forwarded to him there. He
Privy Council of the House of Lords promptly had them cashed, as he was
decided today that an important con- expecting about that amount in the way
tract between the Commercial Cable of Insurance money from his sister.
Company and the Newfoundland Gov- The man to whom the money really
ernment of February. 1909. is valid and belonged has a sister, Esther Phillips,
binding on the Newfoundland Gov- and she sent the four money orders to
ernment ' her brother, Samuel Phillips, from
It was a contract entered into by Portland, Or. The wrong Phillips said John Wanamaker, former Postmaster
the administration of Sir Robert Bond that his sister was traveling, and was General, who referred to him as a
before his government was turned out I as likely to have been in Portland as
and that of Sir Edward Morris in-1 anywhere else.
Under that contract the Commercial
Cable Company laid two cables to New
foundland and broke up the cable
monopoly that had existed in New
foundland for 40 years.
ATLANTIC CITY. N. J.. July 10.
What Atlantic City lacks and needs
most is moral pride, in the opinion of
Governor Wilson, who addressed a
throne of 5000 at the laying of the
cornerstone of the Young Men's Chris
tian Association building here today.
It was the Democratic nominee's first
appearance on the platform since the
Baltimore convention and the crowd
cheered him enthusiastically.
The Governor was introduced by
VALENTINE STILL HAS JOB I INTERNAL BATHS
Secretary Fisher Denies That Com.
missloner Has Quit Under Fire.
MHOM S30Q 39Q01 0NVU0
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able to transfer from one lodge to an
other, in case they changed their resi
dence, they would remain more active,
was the argument advanced.
On the other hand, the lodges that
have valuable property and which
maintain a high initiation fee, contend
that a change in the law would permit
men to transfer froni a lodge having
a low initiation fee and become mem
bers on an equal footing with those
Elks who had paid the higher rate.
This question always has caused
much discussion among Elks in all
parts of the country. It has been
brought forth frequently here In Port
land. The initiation fee in Portland
lodge Is J 100. There are many Elks
residing' here who are members of
lodges in various other parts of the
country, the initiation fees of which
range from $25 to $75.
Portland's Viewpoint Seea.
It is estimated that there are more
than -1000 Elks in Portland who are
members of other lodges. Some of
them, it Is believed, would affiliate
wUh. the local lodge were they able to
do" so at par. .The position of the
Portland lodge on the question is that
their property is valuable and that
every 'member of the lodge, in theory at
least, has an equity in its assets. It
would be unjust to the members who
WASHINGTON. July 10. Secretary
Fisher, of the Interior Department,
flatly denied today that Robert G. Val- I
entlne. Commissioner of Indian Af
fairs, has resigned. The White House
and the Interior Department are re
ceiving many letters from all parts of I
the country suggesting available men
to succeed him.
This has led to a widespread
report that the Commissioner has
resigned because of troubles In
connection with, the so-called -relig
ious garb order, affecting the dress of I
Roman Catholic teachers in Indian
PORTLAND MAN ARRESTED
Solomon Alexander Held at San
Francisco on Felony' Charge. .
SAN FRANCISCO, July 19. Solomon
Alexander, a passenger on the steamer
Northaldn, which arrived here today
from Portland, Or., was arrested on a
warrant from Portland, qharglng that
he had obtained money by false pre
tenses. Alexander said he did not know the
cause of his arrest or who had brought
Solomon is charged Jointly with
Charles Atkins, in an information filed
in Justice Court by F. Stearns, with
obtaining $500 from Stearns by sell
ing 60 automatic roll printers to which
they had no title.
For ills of the stomach, intes
tines, headaches, constipation and
the deadly appendicitis. Drugs
may relieve for a while, but cele
brated physicians all over the
world are now recommending the
J. B. L. Cascade."
The treatment for a permanent
return to perfect health.
We now have the J. B. L. Cas
cade on exhibition at Woodard.
Clarke . Co Drugglsta, Port
land. Ask for booklet "Why Man of
. Today Is Only 60 Efficient."
USB BLANCHARD'S ECZEMA LOTION
Sold by Drugglata,
FREE! dlatrnosis. instruction and ad
vice -by C. E. Blanchard, at 2S1 Fifth
street. Portland. He will also state now
the disease will act and disappear
under the use of this lotion. Call from
1 to 7 P.M., or write for symptom blank.
A QUARTER CENTURY
Before the Public. Over five million
samples given away each year. The con
stant ana increasing saies irom nam
Dies, nroves the genuine merit of Al
len's Foot-Ease, the antiseptic powder
to he. shaken into tne shoes ror corns.
Bunions. Aching,' Swollen. Hot, Tender
feet. Sold" everywhere, 25c. Sample
FREE. Address, A. a. uimstea. Le KOy,
N. Y. ,
THE HOME TELEPHONE COMPANY is fur
nishing free Telephone and Information Booths
for convenience of visiting Elks and. their friends
during the Elks Carnival, giving the same service N
free as was furnished during the Rose Carnival.
An attendant will be in charge at each booth:
: - Fifth and Morrison Streets
Third and Morrison Streets
Fifth and Washington Streets -Park
and Washington Streets - ,
Union Depot '
North Bank Depot , ' .
Try the Automatic Phone; you will like the service.
Home Telephone and Telegraph
Company of Portland, Oregon
f O sunbct
FULL DAY AT THE BEACH
Beautiful daylight ride through the most ecenie part of Oregon nd
a full day at the beach without loss of time from business
Train leaves Tillamook Sunday at 4 P. M.; Bay City, 4:24; Gari
baldi, 4:41; Wheeler, 5:27, arriving Portland same-everiing.
' WEEK-END (SATURDAY. MONDAY) $3.00
SEASON (TICKETS ON SALE DAILY) $4.00
Call at City Ticket Office, Third and "Washington streets, or at
Fourth and Yamhill streets.
JOHN M. SCOTT '
General Passenger Agent, Portland, Or.
Get It Today
Do it right now, while you have it in mind. Phone in your order
for Pure Cream Ice Cream. Costs the same as ordinary kinds.
It is honestly the finest ice cream made in Portland. (50 cents
quart, two quarts $1.00. Auto delivery.
169 Fourth Street.
Phones: Main 764, A 2276.
Little White Salmon Valley
Extensive holdings of the Portland Railway, Light & Power Company
are now being placed on the market 1 .
IN TEN AND TWENTY-ACRE TRACTS
at most reasonable prices and terms. t
-In the world's best Apple District, opposite famous Hood River.
These Fruit Lands are unsurpassed.
823 ELECTRIC BUILDING.