Morning Oregonian. (Portland, Or.) 1861-1937, November 22, 1912, Page 7, Image 7

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Effect Will Be to Cast Out at
Least One Precinct Favor
able to T. R.
.Necessity for Entire Recount of T27
Precincts In los Angeles County
Calls for Work by Night
and Day.
I.OS ANGELES. Nov. 21. The District
Court of Appeals handed down a de
cision In the election controversy iaie
todav which Democratic leaders declare
will place California in the Wilson
The decision was against the method
of the board of supervisors in canvass
ing? the returns of Los Angeles County.
The court held that the tallies should
be counted and not the certification. At
least one precinct, that of Pasadena
No. 4. will be virtually thrown out by
the decision, with a loss of 103 plurality
for all Roosevelt electors except Wal
rrmnptorr Writ Issued.
A DeremDtonr writ of mandate was
ordered issued directing the board of
supervisors to canvass the election re
turns in accordance wnn tne con
clusions set forth in the opinion.
The opinion sustained the Democrats
In all except one point involved. It was
an important point, however, Inasmuch
as a decision in favor of the Demo
cratic contention would have assured
the election of the entire 13 Wilson
electors in the state. This involved
the returns of 35 precincts which the
Democrats petitioned to be rejected
entirely because the sealed envelopes
had been opened so that corrections in
the certification could be made by elec
tion boards.
Thousand Totes Saved to Colonel.
The court held that the breaking of
the sealed envelopes prior to the time
for opening them in public was con
trary to law, "but did not constitute
such an irregularity as to require that
the returns be entirely rejected." In
these precincts Roosevelt had a plural
ity of more than 1000.
All the contentious raised by the
Democrats relative to the method of
the canvassing the returns were upheld
by the court. From the beginning of
the canvass the Democratic committee
men present insisted that tally lists be
. counted rather than the certification
totals but the supervisors took the
latter figures in preference. .
Complete Recount Necessary.
The decision caused consternation
among Roosevelt Progressive leaders
and the members of the canvassing
board, because of the brief time re
maining for the final certification and
forwarding or the returns to the becre-
tary of State, failure to do which by
next Monday would result in the vote
of the banner Roosevelt county being
lost with Its approximately 20.000
plurality for the Progressive Presiden
tial candidate.
Owing to the method adopted by the
supervisors, a complete recount of the
727 precincts in the county is neces
sary and the work of canvassing the
returns in the manner stipulated by
the court will necessitate night and
lay work continuously until the last
moment for dispatching the certified
returns to the Secretary of State.
Medical Aid Rushed to Isolated and
Stricken Forest Ranger.
PRAIRfE CITT, Or.. Nov. 2L (Spe
cial.) A telephone message received
here yesterday from Van, In the north
east part of Harney County, announced
the sudden and serious illness of Guy
X. Hubbard, of the United States For
estry Service, who, with his wife and
three little children, is located In the
mountains south of Bear Creek Valley.
Medical assistance was rushed to the
home of the stricken family by auto
mobile from this place.
Mr. Hubbard's mother and a number
of relatives are residents of Prairie
City. He has been In the Government
service for a number of years.
Passenger on Santa Fo Train Found
to Have Smallpox.
DENVER, Col..1 Nov. 21. Eight pas
sengers and a Pullman porter will be
compelled to remain under quarantine
for two weeks in the sleeper at Castle
Rock, Colo., as a result of the discovery
of a case of smallpox by the conductor
of Santa Fe passenger train No. 5, due
in Denver today from Chicago.
R c. Jones, the patient, boarded the
sleeper at La Junta, Colo. State Bjfcrd
of Health officials ordered the Pullman
cut off the train and tie passengers
in the car are undergoing fumigaton.
Jones was hurried by automobile from
Castle Rock to the Denver pesthouse.
San Francisco to Hasten Work on
$750,040 Library Gift. s .
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 21. Comply
ing with a city charter provision,
Kustace Cullinan. member of the board
of library trustees, of San Francisco,
has written a letter to Andrew Car
negie requesting the remittance of $50,
000 as the first installment of the
gift of $750,000 for a library building
offered by the steel man and accepted
by the voters at the last election. It
is the intention of the officials to be
gin the erection of the building with
out delay.
Portuguese Court-Martial Offers Al
ternative of Imprisonment.
LISBON. Portugal, Nov. 21. The
court-martial at Chaves today con
demned Henrique de Paiva Coucelro,
the leader of the recent Royalist
movement, to six .years imprisonment,
to be followed by an exile of 10 years
from Portugal. As an alternative.
Coucelro may choose a 20-year exile
Count De Pennalla. another alleged
conspirator was acquitted.
Three Generations Testify to Divorce
Man Who Weds Children.
ALBANY, Or Nov. 21. (Special.)
Three generations testified today in a
divorce suit in which the plaintiff was
the third 17-yea'r-old girl the defendant
had married. Fannie Whlttaker, of
Lebanon, was the plaintiff and her
mother and grandmother were the wit
nesses in her behalf. Judge Galloway
granted her a divorce from G. M. Whlt
taker. It developed in the trial of the case
that Mrs. Whittaker was the defend
ant's third wife and that he had mar
ried each of his three wives when they
were 17 years old. His first two wives
were sisters.
Fannie Whittaker testified that when
the defendant married her he said he
was 33 years of age, but she learned
afterward from his sister that he was
45., He was older than her father, at
the time of the marriage, she confessed
on the witness stand.
Mr. and Mrs. Whittaker were mar
ried in this city January 31, 1910, and
resided in Lebanon until about Sep
tember 1, 1910, when they moved to
Montana. After. they had lived in Mon
tana a few weeks, the plaintiff tes
tified, her husband told her that he
did not care to support her longer and
gave her enough money to return to
her mother In Lebanon.
Mrs. Whittaker testified that her
husband sometimes abused her and
that he once struck her with a whip
following a quarrel which arose when
she remonstrated with him for the
severe punishment he was inflicting on
his three children by his former wives.
Man Wanted in Vice Investigation
Protests That He Is Innocent and
Begs for Release in Vain.
MEDFORD. Or.. Nov. 21. (Special.)
Attorney E. S. J. McAllister, who has
been accused as a member of the Port
land vice clique, was arrested on the
Southern Pacific train No. 13 today
upon telegraphic advice from Roseburg.
Mr. McAllister first denied his identity,
but when confronted by friends ad
mitted he was the man loooked for.
Authorities believe he was trying to
leave the state, although McAllister de.
clared he was going only as far as
When asked why he had not returned
to Portland today, as he had promised.
to face the warrant for his arrest, Mc
Allister said he had received a tele-
graphia request from his law
partner to meet him in Asniana
and have a conference before returning
north, as he needed a rest and wanted
to consider his defense before facing
the Portland authorities.
Before he was locked up, McAllister
sent the following telegram to Upton:
"Am coming to Portland tonight. An
swer quick."
As soon as instructions are received
from Portland it is expected that Chief
HIttson will take his prisoner to that
city. McAllister objected strenuously
to being locked up in the cramped
quarters of the Jail like a common va
grant, and pleaded with the police to
allow him to return on his own recog
"I am not a criminal," he declared.
Anyone who knows me knows I could
not be guilty of the unspeakable prac
tices with which I am charged. Take
every cent I have. Chief, take my hand
bag, only give roe enough for a bite to
eat. and I will pledge my word to re
turn to Portland if the authorities
want me." .
In spite of his protestatiqn, the au
thorities are of the opinion that McAl
lister found things getting tbo hot for
him and was bent on escaping from the
state when apprehended. He is well
known in Medford. having conducted a
campaign here for the prohibition
movement a few years ago, and many
friends visited him at the jail. To all
of them McAllister maintained his in
nocence, but he admitted that the
charges he faced were grave ones. He
stood in his cell smoking cigars one
after another, nervous, desperate, and
every little while breaking out in
pleading for his release.
' McAllister Given Release.
Late last night McAllister was re
leased from Jail at Medford on tele
vrinhir 1 n k t ru r tlonit from District At
torney Cameron, as Circuit Judge
uatens accepieu pu iii me buiii ui
The Medford Chief of Police tele
phoned Deputy District Attorney Col
lier, who has personal direction over
the case, that McAllister said he wished
to return to Portland last night on
the Shasta Limited.
front of automobile.
Delay When Driver Stops Machine
Gives Police Chance to Capture
Child's Abductors.
CHICAGO, Nov. 21. Lulgi Naorao,
a young Italian girl, threw herself in
front of an automobile today and thus
prevented the kidnapping of her 15
year old sister, Nicollata, who had
been seized near her home and thrown
into the car. Rather than run down
Lulgl, the driver of the machine
stopped and the delay gave the police
time to capture the would-be abduct
ors. Police assert that the leader of the
kidnappers, who gave his name as
Lucchla Cera, came from West Ham
mond, the village in which Miss Vir
ginia Brooks conducted an anti-vice
In the automobile were found a re
volver and a handkerchief saturated
with chloroform. John Ulrich, driver
of the car, said that he was employed
by an automobile livery company and
had picked up the men on a telephone
order to the livery.
Member of Chicago's Fashionable
Set Finds Husband Is Chanffeur
of Man She Thought He Was.
CHICAGO, Nov. 21. Mrs. Aimee Giv
ens. divorced wife of Robert S. Glvens,
member of Chicago's fashionable set
and former Detroit beauty, who eloped
Wednesday to Crown Point, Ind., with
a man she believed was a son of Mar
shall K. Kirkman. former president of
the Northwestern Railroad, was told
today that the man was Mr. Kirkman's
At the marriage the bridegroom gave
his name as "Edward B. Kirkman."
There is no member of the Kirkman
family by that name.
Servants in the Kirkman household
assert that "Edward B. Kirkman" in
reality is William Boehm, Mr. Kirk
man's chauffeur, recently released from
service. Detectives are searching for
Commerce Commission Modi
fies Previous Order De
fining Coast Traffic.
Government Thrown Into CommO'
tion, and Officials Declare Ef
fect Will Be to Defer
, Opening Full Year.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 21. With a de
lay of perhaps a year In the comple
tion of the Panama Canal in prospect,
unless foreign vessels are allowed to
continue carrying material and sup
plies to the Canal Zone, the Interstate
Commerce Commission decided today to
modify its recent administrative rul
ing "that shipments destined from
points in the United States to Porto
Rico, the Canal Zone or the Philippine
Islands are coastwise shipments."
Order Virtually Withdrawn.
The precise terms of the modified
order are not yet available, but they
will amount practically to a wltnorawai
of the order. The original ruling of
the Commission was recognized in
stantly of vital importance to vessel
owners throughout the world. Under
the statutes of this country coastwise
shipping may be carried only In Amerl
can vessels. The commerce between
the United States and the Canal Zone,
Porto Rico and the Philippines now is
carried largely by vessels flying for
eign flags.
Canal Commission In Commotion.
By the terms of the Commission's
ruling shipments to the territories
named can be carried only in American
ships. The ruling was hailed Joyously
by American shipbuilders, one of whom
informed the Commission today that it
would mean the doubling of the ca
pacity of his shipyard.
The Government itself, however, and
particularly the Isthmian Canal Com
mission, was thrown Into a commotion
by the ruling. The matter was pre
sented Immediately to the Commission
with the statement that the ruling, if
it should stand, would be a heavy blow
to the construction of the Panama
Canal, delaying its completion prob
ably a year.
Announcement Made That Santa
Cecelia Will Be Added to Ves
sels Under Construction.
SAN FRANCISCO, Noy. 21. With the
receipt of a report from Norman Vin
cent, of Seattle, specially assigned by
the shipping and commission firm of
W. R. Grace & Company to study the
lumber market in New York and the
East and the effect that the opening of
the Panama Canal will have upon It,
word also was received at the local
office of the company today that its
fleet of steamers that are to ply
through the new waterway will be in
creased by the addition of a new ves
sel. The launching of the ship, which is
to be christened the Santa Cecelia, wHl
place four carriers in the company's
new Intercoastal trade.
The Santa Cruz, which was launched
this month on the Atlantic Coast, will
go into commission immediately, to be
followed shortly by the Santa Clara, a
steamer of 10,000 tons. The Santa Cata
lans, of the same tonnage, will be ready
by August 1, 1913, and the other ves
sel will leave the ways in the following
September. In shipping circles here it
is thought the canal will be opened to
ships by September, 1913.
The new ships will carry general
merchandise into the Pacific from New
York and return by way of the canal
laden with lumber, opening the New
York market direct to California red
wood and Oregon pine for the first time.
Tracks From Home or Suspect Lead
to Newly-Made Grave Where
Murdered Man Is Discovered.
WARSAW. N. Y.. Nov. 21. The mu
tilated body of Frank Bentley, 25 years
old, foreman in a cheese factory, was
found today in & shallow grave on a
farm near the village of North Java.
AlthoBe Prince, 35 years- old, a farmer
and neighbor of Bentley, and Louis and
Harry Webber, Prince's brothers-in-law,
are held tonight in connection with
the crime. Prince, who is married, ad
mits, according to the Sheriff, that he
has had some words with Bentley over
domestic affairs, but denies all knowl
edge of his death.
Searchers today followed buggy
tracks from a lot on Princes' farm to
a clump of woods, where, under a pile
of brush, they found a newly made
grave, in which Bentley's body had been
Both legs had been chopped off Just
below the hips. Every particle of cloth
ing had been burned off and portions
of the body were charred and blistered.
The nose was broken and there was a
deep wound over the right eye.
Hermlston Office of Reclamation
Service Gets Order by Wire to
, Prepare for Work.
HERMISTON. Or., Nov. 21. (Spe
cial.) The local office of the Reclama
tion Service has received telegraphic
instructions to be in readiness for the
construction of what is known as the
fifth unit of the Umatilla project. Or
ders by letter to commence this work
are expected any day. The fifth unit
comprises about 1100 acres along the
extreme north side of the project and
Trade Mark Registered.
It's The
that tells the story; not only
in scientific eye examination
and lenses furnished, but also
in the "know how" of ad
justing glasses to 6uch" a
nicety, that the greatest re
sult is given to the wearer. '
Factory on Premises.
209-10-11 Corbett Eldg., Second
Floor, Fifth and Morrison Sts.
it is possible that the Brownell hold
ings of nearly 900 acres also will be
included, bringing the total up to nearly
2000 acres. The cost of the work is
estimated at 130,000.
Bids will be opened in this city Sat
urday for the construction of a drain
age ditch between three and four miles
long, which, it is estimated, will cost
approximately (10,000.
The local office also has received
authorization to call for bids for re
moving rock obstructions in another
drainage canal which already is com
pleted except for this piece of rock
work. This cannot be undertaken lor
at least a month yet on account of the
water being too high. ,
The Reclamation Service has. during
the past month and a half, had large
crews cleaning out and repairing the
large distributing canals. This worn
is about finished now and the new work
will provide places for practically every
man on the project who is looking
for work. It is the announced policy
to give every home man work before
employing outsiders. The October pay
roll of the local office was Jiz.uoo.
Rev. B. F. Meredith, of Enterprise,
May Do Evangelical Work.
ENTERPRISE. Or. Nov. 21. (Spe
cial.) Rev. B. F. Meredith, probably
the best-known minister in Wallowa
County, has asked to be released from
his charge as pastor of the Methodist
Church at Enterprise. He preached his
farewell to his congregation last Sun
Mr. Meredith recently entered on his
third year as pastor of the local
church, his reassignment having been
asked unanimously by the congrega
tion. He will leave the charge for
personal reasons. He has been a mem
ber of the Idaho conference for seven
years and in that time has preached
in nearly every Methodist church in
Eastern Oregon and Southern Idaho.
For two years he has been secretary
of the conference. His . future plans
are not announced, although he expects
to rest a short time and then may do
evangelistic work in Union County.
Extension of Rose City. Park Line
Projected by Residents.
The East Seventy-second Street Im
provement Club is making a special
effort to complete the amount required
to get an extension of the Rose City
Park carilne from Sandy boulevard and
East thirty-seventh street on Halsey
street and the . Barr road to East
Eighty-second street. About 115,000 has
been subscribed, and a committee of
eight from the club is working every
day visiting property owners. A. R.
Mattoon is chairman of the committee
engaged in raising the money.
Mr. Mattoon says that the work is
slow, but that property.owners are sub
scribing as they are seen. He says
that It will be necessary to make up
the amount soon, as Halsey street Is to
be paved next year from East Thirty-
seventh to East Fifty-second street, the I
contract having been let, and if the
pavement is not laid before the track
is put down, It will delay the carilne.
At the start the committee estimated
that it will cost property owners $20 a
lot for land abutting on Halsey street
and the Barr road, with a proportionate
assessment on lots further removed.
Mr. Mattoon estimates that the line will
double the value of all property of the
Echo Mill Runs to Capacity...
ECHO, Or.,v Nov. 21. (Special.) To
turn out a large consignment of flour
which is soon to be exported to China,
the Echo Flour Mills ara running day
and night. The daily output is 150
I 1 W. THE
The Best ol tie Elflb-Grnde Bakinfl Powders No Alum
Reasonable Alterations Free on All These Suits and Coats
Up to $35 Suits and Coats
Every beautiful and ex
clusive model, fabric and
shade of the season.
Smartest Man - Tailored
Suits! Swagger 3 and 4-button Cut
aways! Jaunty Norfolk Suits! Chev
iots, Mixtures, Diagonals! Heavy TJ.
S. Navy Serges! Guaranteed Skinner
Linings! Every size, 14 to 44!
$2.25 House Dresses $1.39 $5.00 Silk Waists $3.95
Prettiest sort of
little frocks In
madrases, cham
. brays, e p h y r
Kins ham, etc.
Light and dark
colors. 91.1)5 and
Palomas, Mexican Port of
Entry, Is Captured.
One Hundred Federal Defenders of
Town Taken Prisoners by SOO
Insurrectos Who Now Sur
round City of Juarei.
ttit. -paso Tex.. Nov. 21. One hun
dred federal troops defending the
Mexican port of Palomas on tne isew
m.tIaa border made a determined fight
against some 300 rebels and surren
dered only after two distinct engage
ments, the last of whlcn was iougni
from house to house.
t?w .mninvlnz dynamite bombs, tne
r.hPl9 entered the town early in the
day and a cessation of firing led to
the belief on the American siae mm
tv, nnrt had fallen. But this atter-
noon it was learned that the federals
still held their position and were be
i ,a t n AnntlmiA bv their com
mander. Colonel Francisco Corella,
who, though wounaea in ine ieg, ie
mained on the firing line.
Hftair ffrinir' continued two more
hours, until the government troops
were threatened again uy
i mmnpllpil to surrender.
lltlUDB Hill.
Aside from one federal Captain, who
early In the day fled to the American
side, all the government troops were
taken prisoners with their rifles, sup
plies and ammunition.
Major McDonald, of the Thirteenth
United States Cavalry, sent world that
both rebel and federal wounded would
be cared for on the American side,
but so far none has taken advantage
of the offer. Reports give the federal
loss as seven killed and ten wounded,
while the rebels lost 14 killed and
Rebel success in Palomas creates a
peculiar condition. With the revolu
tionary forces under General Inez Sal
azar opposite Columbus, only 73 miles
to the east, federals under General
Trucy Aubert- still retain Juarez op
posite El Paso. '
'Ti'Tilfl" " " aamm
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Cake I
is sure to be light, tender,
evenly raised and of just
the right texture if you
use Rumford.
The most delicate fla
vors are not injured
Cakes are better in every
way when you use
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day, inclusive.
Lv. Jefferson St.
Arrive Albany. . .
Leave Albany . . .
Arrive Portland.
Leaving time at North Bank Station is twenty minutes
earlier than at Jeffersoa St. Station.
Additional trains in both directions are shown in folders.
Limited trains carry observation parlor cars ; seat, fare to
Albany 35 cts. The "Owl" carries a standard sleeping car.
All trains carry first-class coaches.
Tickets and schedules at
City Ticket Offices
Fifth and Stark Streets, Tenth aad Stark Streets,
Tenth and Morrison Streets.
Eleventh and Hoyt Sts.
Main Store
146 Vi Second St.
2fo Neatest, Cleanest, Most Attractive
Sea Food Poultry Markets
. We jrrovr our own oyster sell
them the same day that they are
dredged and open them before your
eyea. They have all the delicate
sea flavor.
Toke Point, the doxen. 2Sc
Freslilv opened or in the shell.
Eastern, the pint 35c
Tender, firm and plump.
Olympln, the pint 40c
Freshly opened.
Today, rear. 15c size each..... 10c
Received direct from the deep sea
daily and boiled on the premises.
You can rest assured of their
erred, the fclann 10c
In bottles to take home, 15c, 25c
and 60c, or any quantity desired.
to Restaurants. Cafes, Clubs and
n In
Stunning Coats that are so
much the rage this season!
Coats for every purpose and
Striking two-tone Diagonal Boucles! Plaid
Back Cheviots! Elegant Plush Coats! Pine
Caracul Coats! Black Broadcloth Coats! Clever
3zi or "Johnny" Coats! Full-length Utility
prrnent wear for
X in a gifts!
Many In charm
ing Robespierre
t y I es. M essa
lines, taffeta.
' chiffons, nels. 5
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Va -o JTlXm
GOING, any train Saturday.
RETURNING, any train to Mon
Local Limited Local
Station 6 :30 A. M. 8 AO A. M. 11 :00 A. M.
9:40AM. 11:10 A.M. 2:00 P.M.
Local Local "Owl"
5:00 P.M. 8:00 P.M. 11:59 P.M.
8:05 P.M. 11:00 P.M. 5:15 A.M.
Jefferson and Front Sts.
Main COTS.
Branch i
134 Third St.
Second-St. Store Only.
Received direct from the fisheries
daily. Special today:
TO EVEBYIIODY making 25c pur
chase of fish and bringing this ad.
Salmon, Halibut, Tom Cod I Oc
nnd Smelt, pound ,
All other varieties proportionately
Order Your Tlmnkiifflvlnir Turkey
ott . Corn fed; price, lb. ...27VjC
Chickens, the pound SOc
Roasters, Friers, Broilers and Stew.
All kinds of Game.
Skamokawa Butter, 1-lb squares.
4lic; 2-lb. square 73c
Considered highest grade creamery
butter on the market.
Guaranteed, 2 dozt-n 6T.e
Cheese, two pounds 45c
Pure, Rich and Creamy.