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PORTLAND. OREGON, WEDNESDAY. NOVEMBER 13, 1912.
PRICE FIVE CENTS.
VOL. LH XO. 16,215.
T R. LOSES LEAD
II UU I
AIRMAN OFF SHIP
BUT REGAINS IT
FOR PEACE DIRECT
TEST OF DEVICE FOR LAUNCH
COLONEL XOW TEX VOTES IX
TWO .WEEKS' RATIONS WAGERED
ISG AEROPLANES SUCCESS,
FROXT IX CALIFORXLi.
IN SPOKAXE JAIL.
Anarchist Shoots Can
alejas in Back.
ATTEMPT AT SUICIDE FAILS
Act Believed That of individual,
WEYLER MAY HAVE PLACE
Premier Body Viewed by Public as
Jt Lies in Chamber of Deputies.
Eulogy Received in Silence
by Republican Members.
VICTIM OF ANARCHISTS IX
Qgmo Isabella n Three attempt
to kta bar titvvan 1847 and 1854.
Prima Marshal of 6paJn pilled
Diuimbw SS. 1870.
Klnc Alfonso XII Two attempt
to asaaeslnat him In 1S7S and 1870.
Ohmw del Caatllla. Premier Shot
and kilted Ancuat S. 1897.
AJfouo XIII Fourteen attempt
try anarchists to kill tha preaent
ruler, tb moat noteworthy being
tfa. bomb exploded on tha palace
atepa while the Klnc and hla bride
were returnlnr from their church
redding. Sixteen persona were
tilled and 100 Injured.
Joae Caaalejaa, premier Slain No
eember 12. 1911.
Peurteeo ether attempt to kill
member of the royal family have
MADRID. Not. 12. Jose Canalejas y
Mondes, the Prima Minister, whom
Spain regarded aa one of Its greatest
statesman, was shot and killed today
by a young anarchist. Manuel Pardlnaa.
Tha aaaaaaln attempted suicide and
it was first thought he was dead,, but
when he had. bean carried to a hospital
he was foe, ad to be living.
No sveat since the throwing of the
bomb at th. carriage cf King Alfonso
on May II. 1101, whUe tha King was
returning from tha church after bis
marriage, baa caoaed auoh general con
t tarnation and such public sympathy.
Plet Apparently Lacking.
So far aa can be learned the assas
ciaatloa seems to ba In no way part of
a widespread political plot or revolu
tionary movement. Tha assassin, who
Is of Spanish birth, came recently
from Buenos Ayrea. by way of Paris.
.Almost nothing Is known about him.
The King has appointed the Foreign
Minister. Marquis Manuel Oarcla
Prleto, as Premier pro tempore, and
the- liberal government, which Senor
Canalejas so conspicuously conducted
for several years, remains in power.
After a cabinet meeting tonight, it
was announced that General Weyler.
captain-general of Catallna and once
commander of the Spanish forces in
Cuba, or Count Romanones might be
Minister Shot la Bark.
Canalejas was shot In the back three
times as he was walking to the Min
istry of the Interior. Be had stopped
to glance into the window of a book
This morning be went to the royal
palace to submit several decrees to the
King. He emerged smiling and happy.
As an attendant opened Jhe door lead
ing to the street, a strong gust of wind
struck the Premier In tha face, eauslng
blm to exclaim gaily:
"Oh, what a wind! We are going
to have a bad day."
About an hour later his prophecy
was fulfilled. As he stopped for a
moment at the shop window, a man
rted from a nearby doorway. He
up behind the Premier and fired
four shots at close range. Three bul
lets took effect.
Death Follows Quickly.
Canalejas sank to the sidewalk. A
friend who was passing at' that mo
ment rushed up crying. "Don Jose, Don
Jose," this being the Premier's bap
The wounded man scarcely had
strength to murmur, "The scoundral
has killed me." He then expired.
In the meantime his assailant turned
the muzzle of the revolver on his own
breast and fired again. A crowd quick
ly gathered, while the assassin was
. half dragged to the police station.
The Premier was carried to a pharm
acy and then to the Ministry of the
Interior, where he was placed on a
large marble table in the main salon.
The blood flowing from a wound be-
Cnd the right ear soon formed a pool
Jthe floor. The King was informed
'the tragedy as he was leaving the
palace to attend the crysanthemum ex
hibition. He sprang into an automo
bile and went to the ministry without
escort. As soon as he reached the
Puerta del Sol the crowd acclaimed
him, crying. "Lqn g live the brave King."
King Is Deeply Affected.
Running upstairs, four sterfa at a
pime. the King entered the salon and
tent silently over the body of his late
iitinlster. He was greatly affected as
ie recited the prayer for the dead and
urned to the assembled Ministers to
earn tha details of the crime.
Marquis Prleto announced the assas '
Inatlon in the Chamber of Deputies,
n the course of an eulogy he aald:
"He died between his two affections
i his people and his books. The enemies
(Concluded on Pas 3-
Compressed Ale Hurls Craft From
Turret of Battleship at Speed
of 40 Miles an Hour.
WASHINGTON,. Nov. 12. A success
fu! test was made here today oi
catapult device for launching aero
planes from battleships.
The scheme, the invention of Cap
tain Washington L. Chambers,
rharia of the new aviation work.
volved shooting the aeroplane along
a steel plank by means of compressed
air. On the plank, which Is level
an feet loner, the aeroplane sat on
of a ear, which dropped from .under
when the end of the plank was reacnea
Lieutenant T. G. Ellyson, Navy av
tor. had attained a speed of 40 mil"
an hour when his hydro-aeroplane had
gone the SO feet along the plana. J
tarter! hla enelne lust a fraction of
eernn a hefore. the compressed air was
turned on. The machine had started
to rise before It left the plank. It was
in a dead calm that tne test was mauo
Almost two years ago Eugene B. Ely
from e. alrjnln deck on the cruis
Birmingham made the first launching
of an enrnnlane from a war vesse
Compared, with today's test "0 &0
of two years api.r a-lQ-'1
Tt i. nromtONM mct launehln
devices slm.tar' to tat successfully
tnriav on toD of the turrets
h hnttieshina and one probably
each end of the vessels, so that an
aernnlana can be started off In any
direction. 1 Today's test was witnessed
by a number of Army and Navy avl
GUARDIAN ACTS 10 MINUTES
Lebanon Woman Comes to Rescue o
1 6-Year-OId Girl and Cupid.
ALBANY, Or., Nov. 12. (Special.)
Kathryn Stevens, of Lebanon, was
guardian of her cousin, Margaretle
Watkins, also of Lebanon, for about ten
minutes yesterday. She officiated in
that capacity long enough to sign a
consent for her ward's marriage to
Hugh M. Brashear. of Lebanon, and the
guardianship terminated by law about
five minutes later, when the two were
married by. County Judge Duncan. The
proceeding constitutes one of the short
est guardianships ever placed n
Brashear and Miss Watkins desired
to obtain a marriage license, but as
Miss Watkins was only 16 years of age.
the license could not ba issued without
the consent of her parents or guardian,
Her mother is dead and the wherea
bouts of her father Is unknown. ' So
Mrs. Stevens consented to act as guar
dian for the purpose.
Tha-proper petition for her appoint
ment as guardian was filed In the Pro
bate Court and the order of appoint
ment made. Mrs. Stevens filed her
oath of office aa guardian and letters
of guardianship were Issued. Having
legally qualified as guardian, Mrs.
Stevens then signed her consent for
Miss Watkins' marriage.
RECTOR'S PAY TOO SMALL
Minister Says He Cannot "Maintain
Honor" on $1000 a Year.
RTVERHRAD. N. Y.. Nov. 12. A
ml.l.t.ii Mnnnt face tha hlfirh cost Of
living of the present day and "maintain
hla honor" on a salary or siuuw a year.
..nrrline- to Rev. Gilbert A. Shaw
rector of Grace Episcopal Church here,
who gives this reason tor nis resigna
iinn TT. ha accented a call to a
church at Hazleton. B. C, where ho will
receive a larger salary.
T have not the conscience to ask
t-m, fnw move mnnpv" said the rector.
'and yet I cannot live on the salary i
am receiving. I couia not stay nere
and pay my bills and I don't intend to
run Into debt.'
MONTESANO " MAN MISSING
Defeat of Taft Believed to Have Led
to Suicide Attempt.
HOQL'IAM, Wash., Nov. 12. Frank
Leek, a truck merchant of Montesano,
has been missing since election and is
believed to have) committed suicide be
cause of the defeat of President Taft.
Leek often declared it was only be
cause the Republicans were in power
that he could keep going at truck
farming. He sold a load of potatoes
election day and said he was in debt
and worried about the result of the
election Nationally and that if Taft
should not be re-elected he would com
mit slclde. He disappeared the next
day. The Sheriff's office is Investigat
ADAMS AIMS AT. CABINET
Colorado ex-Governor Wants to Be
Secretary of Interior.
LOS ANGELES. Nov. 12. Alva A.
Adams, three times Governor of Colo
rado, wants to be Secretary of the In
terior in the new Wilson cabinet, it Is
said, and to this end his friends In
Colorado are sourfdlng . Democratic
leaders In California as to their atti
tude In connection with his candidacy.
Many requests from friends of Mr.
Adams as to the California Democratic
sentiment have been received here,
setting forth Adams' record In con
nection with securing Irrigation and
conservation laws for the West.
Harvester Hearing Postponed.
CHICAGO. Nov. 12. Hearing of the
Government's suit to dissolve the In
ternational Harvester Company, which
was scheduled to resume here today,
has been postponed to November 22 by
request of Joseph R. Darling, special
agent of the Department of Justice.
Armistice With Bul
garia Is Sought.
COWARDLY SOLDIERS SHOT
Executions in Capital Cause
Panic Among Troops.
HINT CONVEYED TO SERVIA
Anstro-Hungarlnn Minister Tells
Premier Patcliltch Little Nation
Would Better Do Without
CONSTANTINOPLE. Nov. 12. The
Porte has applied directly to Bulgaria,
seeking to arrange an armistice, ac
cording to reports current in the capi
An open letter written by Prince'
Seba Heddln and addressed to the Sul
tan Is published in the form of a
pamphlet and sold In the streets. The
proceeds will go to the benefit of the
Red Crescent Society and the pam
phlet has been bought eagerly.
Country'! Eaemlea Within.
The Prince says in substance:
"The enemies of the country are not
the Balkan states, but we ourselves,
who have proved Incapable of govern
ing the country. If we take a lesson
from past errors, then there Is hope of
Seventeen soldiers and one officer
who fled before the enemy at Klrk-
Kilisser were executed this morning In
the outskirts of the city. The death
sentence spread panic among most of
Hint Conveyed io Servla.
BELGRADE, Nov. 12. The newspa
per Pravda says the Austro-Hungarlan
Minister called today on Premier
Pstchltch and proposed that Servta
should give guarantees that Austro
Hungarian Industry and commerce
would receive preferential treatment;
that Servla should not touch Albania
and should not Insist on an outlet to
the Adriatic, but be satisfied with an
outlet to the Aegean Sea.
The Minister personally advised the
Premier to do his utmost to induce the
Servian government to accept these
conditions, which he declared would do
much to Improve future relations be
tween the two countries.
Reservists Arrive From America.
ATHENS. Nov. 12. A body of 1500
Greek reservlss from America arrived
(t'onoluded on Pare 6.)
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Wilson Goes 15 Ahead for 30 Min
utes, but Official Count From
Sierra Chancres Zt.
SAN FRANCISCO. Nov. 12. Theo
dore Roosevelt lost his plurality In
California for about 30 minutes to
night and then regained It, as addl
tlonal official returns came in. When
he again appeared at the top of the
column it was with 10 votes margin
er Voodrow Wilson. For half an
hour Wilson was credited with being
15 votes ahead.
The difference was made In the of
ficial count of Sierra County, which
gave Roosevelt 25 more votes than the
T Is narrow margin 1b by no means
secure. Although the state Democratic
leaders asserted that independent can
vasses on their part had produced
figures nearly coinciding with those
of the Associated Press, advices from
the Govenror's office In Sacramento
were to the effect that' returns there
differed to a considerable extent.
The official count, which began
Monday, is far from complete and to
night's figures necessarily were com
piled from such official returns as
were available, added to unofficial re
turns from other counties.
Figures compiled at Roosevelt. Pro
gressive headquarters late tonight
were taken by Progressive leaders to
indicate that Roosevelt's ultimate plu
rality would finally be between S00
and 400, and claims to this effect were
NORTH AND SOUTH MEET
Hands Clasped Over Dead in Con
WASHINGTON, Nov. 12. North and
South met today and clasped hands
over the dead of the Confederacy in
Arlington National Cemetery, when the
United Daughters of the Confederacy
laid the cornerstone of a great monu
ment to the Confederate dead.
After ex-Secretary of the Navy Herf
bert had laid the cornerstone and WlU-
liam Jennings Bryan had pronounced
dedicatory oration, the formal pro'
gramme of the day was concluded. But
Colonel Herbert, as master of cere
monies, surprised the throng of spec
tators by calling upon Corporal James
A. Tanner, of the Grand Army of the
Republic, for the final word from the
North to the South.
Corporal Tanner raised hla hands
over the crowd and. pleaded for the
ultimate elln l,y tion of sectional feel
ing. , . . -
JOHNSON STILL- IN JAIL
Offer of $40,000 Cash Bail Is Re
fused by Judge Carpenter.
CHICAGO. Nov." 12. United States
Judge Carpenter today refused to accept
$40,000 cash bail for Jack Johnson,
champion pugilist, confined in jail
awaiting trial on charges of violating
the Mann act.
The J40.000 bond was offered by
Johnson's counsel. When It was re
fused the lawyers announced that new
sureties would be offered tomorrow.
Shapiro Identifies Al
SMOKING REVOLVERS ARE SEEN
"Gyp the Blood" Man Who.Di
ZELIG'S DEATH IS FACTOR
Man Who Drove Car to Scene of Ros
enthal's Murder Recovers Nerve
to Tell Story Now That
"Big Jack" Is Gone, '
NEW YORK. Nov. 12. William Sha
piro, co-defendant of the four gunmen
indicted as the actual slayers of the
gambler. Herman Rosenthal, turned
state's evidence today. '
Testifying at the gunmen's trial for
murder, Shapiro identified tha quar
tet. "Lefty Louie," "Gyp the Blood,'
"Whitey" Lewis and "Dago." Frank
Ciroflcl as his passengers In the "mur
der car," which he drove to the Hotel
Metropole, where Rosenthal was killed.
He saw them get out of the machine,
he said, heard the shots fired and de
clared that when they came back to
the machine they had revolvers in their
Becker's Name Brought la.
"Gyp the Blood." Shapiro said, "had
placed a revolver to his head and or
dered him ' to "hurry up and drive
away. He had heard "Dago prank
say, he testified, that Police Lieuten
ant Becker, since convicted of insti
gating the murder, had "fixed the
Shapiro's appearance as a state
witness, was one of the results, ac
cording to District Attorney Whitman,
of-'the death of "Big Jack" Zellg, leader
of the gang of East Side thugs to
which the four gunmen belonged.
Shapiro testified on the stand today
that he had refused to identify the
gunmen through fear of being killed,
Shapiro told me," Mr. Whitman ex
plained after court adjourned, "that he
was afraid that If he testified against
the gunmen, 'Big Jack' Zelig would
have him 'croaked.'
Zellg's Death Restores Nerve.
"When Zelig was killed, Shapiro got
his nerve, back and decided to tell the
Mr. Whitman added that the Indict
ment against Shapiro probably would
Shapiro told of having received
telephone message the night of the
murder and of having driven his car to
Sharkey's saloon, where he met Jack
(Concluded on Pace 14.)
Losers Will Live on Bread and
. Water and What They Can Beg,
While Winners Wax Fat.
SPOKANE, Wash., Nov. 12. Men who
won or lost thousands of dollars on the
election are "pikers" beside some of his
charges, according to Jailer William
Reynolds, of the Spokane County Jail.
Prisoners in the County Jail not only
bet all their available possessions, but
mortagaged their meals for weeks to
come on the result of the National
James Wilson, charged with a felony,
bet Arthur WJlson, charged with a
minor offense, that Woodrow Wilson
would be defeated. Consequently
James will live on water and what he
can beg from other prisoners for the
remainder of this week, while Arthur
will have double rations.
James Martin, a supporter of Gov
ernor Hay, will eat no meat or pie for
two weeks, for he lost his share of
that staple of the Jail menu to Howard
Wilson,, who, however, probably will
be released before he can collect all
Jailer Reynolds Is "stakeholder" of
the wagers and sees to it that the
articles of food lost by the unlucky
bettors are delivered to the winners.
CO-EDS WEAR "PIG-TAILS"
Faculty Frowns on Senior AnticslW. De Laurence, "prophet" and self-
and Sends Class Home.
BRIDGEPORT, Conn., Nov. 13. (Spe
cial.) The entire senior class of the
Bridgeport High School was sent, home
today when its members attempted to
observe "pigtail day," a time-honored
Institution, not approved by the fac-
When school convened it was ob
served that Sis Hopkins had set the
fashion for girls of the school, all of
whom wore "pigtails." with the addi
tion of little bristling plaits standing
out at various angles, and calico
Boys appeared in knickerbockers.
with frilled white collars adorning
When the elas, aaemhlul at r,hnel
and the 800 seniors "marched to the
platform, hilarity broke forth and
chapel broke up In an uproar of merrl-
ment. The principal dismissed the
class and told the members not to re-
turn untir they were ready to don their
GALES TIE UP SHIPPING
From Calumbla River North Warn-
4 , . .,
ings Have Been Hoisted on Coast.
ASTORIA, Or., Nov. 12. (Special.)
The succession of gales which began
on October 18 has continued almost
without intermission since that time
and culminated this morning in one
which promises to continue until to-
morrow at least. Warnings have been
hoisted at all the stations from the
uoiumoia itiver norm, stating that a
southeast storm is approaching Van
couver Island and will cause heavy
southeast winds, shifting to the south
Seaside reDOrts a terrific a-al th.
during the early morning hours and a
velocity of 65 miles an hour was re
ported at North Head. A high sea is
running outside and shipping Is prac
tically at a standstill, but so far as
known no damage has been done, ex
cepting that the wires In the aerial at
the wireless station were badly twisted,
Interfering with the working of the
plant to a considerable extent.
FIVE BOOKS BRING $1400j
Robert Hoe's Library Brings Rec
ord PricesTotal Xow $1,660,135.
NEW YORK. Nov. 12.-Record prices
were remucu iui' ucia ui rare uia voi-
nrriAR at tho rnntlnTintlnn tnrlnv nf tha
n i m i . i i
oi. f ,h llhnrv r,f ,h lata T3nh...
Hoe. This was the second day of the
ewh c th. Tk.
parts sold have brought a total of
ii rhi !!;
A five-volume set of the Decameron
from the Uttersoa collection, printed
in Paris between 1757 and 1761, was
sold for $1400. Another set, printed
in 1S57, slightly less elaborate In bind
ing, brought IJ200.
WOMEN MAY VOTE AT ONCE
Suffrage Amendment Now Law
Opinion of Attorney-General.
SALEM, Or., Nov. 12. (Special.)
That an initiative measure becomes a
Ian, 4. .at a a OS moWltW Vnl, iS
m t.-nr r.f it w. th. nninirm of
Attorney-General Crawford today
th. mmimif nf KorirAtjirv Olpntt. I
This means that woman's suffrage Is
a law without the necessity of the
nv.-n,. is-nlnir . nrorlamation de-
daring it to be such and women will
be able to vote immediately at any
election that may rise.
STRIKE GUARDS ARRESTED
Twenty-One Men at Ely Accused of
Participation in Rioting.
ELY Nev., Nov. 12. "wenty-one
men were arrested here today on war,
rants sworn by Anthony Jurlch, which
charged them with being Implicated in
the rioting at the gates of the McGlll
smelter last month when two Greek
strikers were killed.
The men arrested comprised the first I
lot of guards brought here by the Ne- amendment.
vada Consolidated Mining Company Two more affirmative votes are re
and are said to have been on duty at quired to afford the three-fourths vota
the smelter gates when the men were prescribed by the Constitution to secure
killed. the adoption of the amendment.
Cult Leader Fails to
Strike Anyone Dead.
WOMAN DESCRIBES' ORGIES
Order of Black Rose Said to
. Have Been Worst.
MAIL MISUSED, IS BELIEF
I Negroes Mix Freely With Whites in
"Temple," Says Witness Who
Relates Seances, Fights and
. Insults of De Laurence.
CHICAGO, Nov. 12. (Special.) Tha
futility of Drorjhetic cowers when con-
fronted by the reality of a police court
again was demonstrated today wnen
styled doctor or psychology, appeared
in Municipal Judge Newcomer's court
to explain the mysteries of the Order
of the Black Rose.
The little man, who Is credited by his
followers with the ability to st-ike
thorn dead if they fail to please hi in.
showed no evidence of his wonderful
abllltleB when he aced the Judg;e.
The "prophet" appeared in court m
rounded by a great crowd of fol
ers, both negroes and whites, ai
aftermath of a midnight raid or
"temple," at 3340 Michigan avenu "V
he failed to do any explaining Inj,
Negro Lawyer Disregarded.
De Laurence's negro lawyer ad
a continuance, saying the police wai-.,
tne opportunity to lnvesugaio
but the "prophet ignored nis lawyer
and that P"sn's frantic digs In tha
rlDS- addressed the court in his halting
manner and asked why an immediate
trlBl coula not DJ lvn mm' 1 10
ult of the discussion was that the case
was continued until November 22.
Meanwhile United States Secret Serv
ice operatives and city ponce are worK-
I n. tncrCHD. t Aflrn 1ut what t h
"prophet" was endeavoring to teach to
M his followers In the big Mlchlgan-ave-
nue house he used as his temple. He
admitted in court that he never had
.. . from .v school or
aiithnrltv from anybody to call himself
k doctor. The literature printed and
circulated by De Laurence and seised
at the tIme ot tne rald WM today
to be of the klnd that the United States '
. do not anow tr be sent through
h al,8 Twenty persons, 16 men and
fpur women, were arrested In the raid.
Four were negroes.
Brooklyn Woman Makes Complaint.
The arrest of De Laurence and Ills
followers came as a result of a com
plaint made to tho police of the Staun-
ton-avenue station ry airs.
Merle, ot Brooiuyn
"I have been In communication with
De Laurence for about three year3,"
she said. "He advertised a course in
higher mathematicism physics and
"The price of the course that was to
last for four weeks was to be u. 1
arrived In Chicago on October 24. I
was taken directly to the temple. I
did not like the looks of It from the
first; I thought It queer that tnere
should be so many negroes about, both
men and women, and that De Laurence
should be on such friendly terms with
all of them. I nb sooner got to the
nil,,, than mv suitcases disappeared. I
'a"r got them back after they had
npn riiieu. m j . . -
W JUreui;o uejaii ...o" -v
every opportunity. He told me I was
too fat ever to be handsome, and he
wanted me to take another course that
would make me 'a slim princess. I
refused, ana mere wM n,UI. ..uu.
Mgnt orgies requrni.
"They were continually holding se-
ances in the house as well as all nlgnt
orgies. At the seances Mrs. De Lau
rence would lie on a couch that was
covered with a sheet. She would go
Into a trance and then would speak
through her 'control, who was the
East Indian negro. Her talk was al
ways about money. There were fre
quent fights In the house. Once De
Laurence and Alexander, the negro
preacher, had a pitched battle and
blood flowed freely. We were all afraid
of him. Once while De Laurence was
supposed to be in a trance one of the
stuuenis came id i.ic. jjc Biiik7
De Laurence. Immediately De
Laurence came out of the trance and
thrashed the latecomer.
"The most reprehensible thing about
the 'temple,' however, was the order of
the Black Rose. There were eight '
members of this order. Frank Cook
was first brother. Alexander, the negro
preacher, was second brother. Ihey
wanted me to Join. I refused.'
OHIO NOTICE . YEAR LATE
Two More Votes Required on Income
Tx Constitutional Amendment.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 12. Just a year
late, the State Department received to-
day the required legat notice ot tne
approval by the State of Ohio of the
proposed constitutional income u.