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vm T I1yQ 16 270 PORTLAND OREGol THIY. JANUARY ' 16, 1913. PRICE FIVE CENTS.
VETO BILLS IK
TO FINISH IS SEEN
BY BILL HANLEY
MRS. HENRY B. HARRIS ASKS
TYPE , IS SAID NOT TO BE
SAGE OF BURNS DECRIES TOO
; I U-P..nriiTniuiniirn .Ami
MOOSE WILL MAKE
WAR ON IEUSKER
Oregon Senate Scene
of Fight Today.
WEST'S STRENGTH ON TRIAL
May Get Death-Knell.
VITAL QUESTIONS AT ISSUE
Dlrrrlok and Tliompson Prepare to
Iad Fight to Secure Passing of
Bills Over Governor's
Vetoes of 1911.
STATE CAPITOL, Salem, Or., Jan. 13.
(Special.) War to the finish will be
declared tomorrow between conflicting
(actions of the State Senate when the
Governor's vetoed bills come up lor
final disposition, and determination witl
be reached as to whether Governor
West or Treasurer Kay will have a
dominating Influence in that body.
It is generally conceded that one or
two of the bills which will be voted
npon will either spell a deathknell to
much of the West programme or at
least disclose the strength of his hand.
When the judiciary committee today
met for a final consideration of vetoed
Senate bills the two that affect the ad
ministration vitally were given long
consideration. These are bills which
were introduced in 1911 by Wood, of
Washington. One provides that It shall
be unlawful for any official, trustee,
manager, director or superintendent or
board of commissioners of any public
Institution to create a deficiency.
Emnnrr Board May Save.
In event of a deficiency where the life
of the institution is Imperiled a board
of emergency Including the Governor,
Secretary of State and State Treasurer,
with the Speaker of the House, Presi
dent of the Senate and the chairman of
the two ways and means committees,
may meet and cover such an emergency.
jVny other means of covering an insti
tutional deficiency carries a heavy pen
alty under the bill. The other Wood
bill prevents the Secretary of State
from auditing a claim for which there
is no appropriation.
West Is opposed to these two bills.
Kay is heartily in favor of them, ac
cording to numerous statements made
in the Judiciary committee meeting to
The committee itself is split on the
matter, there being three in favor of
the bills and three against. Bean was
absent, but he said tonight, however,
that he is in favor of sustaining the
West Friends See Fate.
Dimlck and Thompson Intend to lead
a fight to secure the passing of these
bills over the Governor's vetoes. If
the fight is won it will mean that the
Governor has not much chance in the
Senate with his general programme.
This much is conceded even by some of
Not only will the fight on West be
to surround the expenditure of moneys
for institutions with safeguards, but it
will be shown that In spite of the dec
laration there is small doubt of a de
ficiency that the Secretary of State's
report shows approximately loS.000 de
ficiency. This deficiency, however, is
not from the institutions, but from
This point will be brought in the
fight as showing that it is impossible
for any man or set of men to guarantee
that there will be no deficiencies in the
conduct of the affairs of the stute gov
ernment. County Division Favored.
The committee today also took up the
bill of Wood, providing for a method
of dividing counties and will report that
it pass. In addition, the bill relating
to livestock will also be reported favor
ably as well as a bill to re-establish a
fish hatchery on Spring Creek. The
committee decided to sustain the veto
on the bill providing for ports to ac
quire tidelands. a showing being made
that the State Land Board had received
JS46S' from the sale of tidelands, where
It would have received nothing during
the past two years had the bill passed.
In the House special committee It was
decided to recommend that IS bills re
lating to district fairs and agricultural
societies be indefinitely postponed. It
was also decided to sustain the vetoes
on the question of an additional Circuit
Judge and additional Justice of the
Peace for Multnomah County, as well
as to sustain the vetoes on the bill pro
viding for 340.000 for good roads and
the location of one Railroad Commls
sioner in Eastern Oregon.
The rest of the 25 bills before the
House committee will not be taken up
The entire question of Senate vetoed
bills probably will be decided tomor-
flnal vote at that time.
Gilliam County Levy Fixed.
CONDON. Or., Jan. 14. (Special.)
The general tax levy for Gilliam
County has been fixed as follows by
the County Court: High School .4, 11
brary .02. school 1.1. road 2.58. state
and county 4.3. In all amounting to
.S mills. The City of Condon has
levied a 12-mIU tax and the local
school district a special tax of i mills,
bringing up the total tax levy of the
City of Condon to S3. mills. The
levy of the city or Arlington is ls.f
Mrs. Futrelle Wants $300,000 and
Mrs. Millett 100.000 Total
Claims Reach $10,000,000.
NEW YORK, Jan. 15. A flood of pe
titions for damages through the loss
of the steamer Titanic, filed today, in
cludes one from Mrs. Irene Wallach
Harris, who claims $1,000,000 for the
loss of her husband, Henry B. Harris,
theatrical manager. This Is the heavi
est of the 279 claims filed so far.
Mrs. May Futrelle. of Sciruate. Mass.,
asks $300,000 compensation for the loss
of her husband, Jacques Futrelle, au
thor. The claim of Sirs. Lilly B. Millet,
widow of Francis D. Millet, artist, is
The total claims amount to more than
$10,000,000. The White Star line, owner
of the ship, contends its liability is
limited under the United States statutes
to less than $100,000, the value of re
covered wreckage and passage money.
STORM WARNINGS ARE OUT
Barometer Unusually Low and En
tire Coast Feels EMect.
Southea'st storm warnings were or
dered displayed at all stations yesterday
except Marshfleld, where the warning
was for southwest weather, and
Weather Bureau officials said that the
barometer was unusually low. while
one or two mariners said it was the
lowest they remembered In several
years. The storm was reported ap
proaching the Washington coast, mov
ing eastward with increasing south to
..fi1 shl'tlncr to the southwest.
The 5 o'clock report of the condition
of the Columbia River bar yesteraay
afternoon gave, the velocity of the
wind as 18 miles from the west. Deep
draft vessels passed In and out of the
river and no trouble was experienced.
D.i.nn received last evening by Dis
trict Forecaster Beals were that the
greatest velocity attained by the wma
at North Head was 60 miles, but that
was previous to 5 o'clock. Wires to Ta
toosh were down. The storm was general
and warmer conditions were noticed.
REWARD FOR BRAVERY DUE
Astoria Plans Suitable Mementos
tor Llfe-Saving Crews.
icTnmi nr. Jan. 15. (Special.)
Mayor Gray appointed S. 8. Gordon,
Professor J. G. imel and x. J- uuuuei
hrr todav as a committee to have
charge of the arrangements lor pre
senting each member off tne -oint
v j.m. anA Cntin DlsaDDOintment life-
saving crews with suitable mementos
expressing the appreciation ot tne citi
nt Aatnria. for the service rendered
by the members of the crews at the
time of the wreck of the Kosecrans
and on various other occasions wnen
life, and property were in danger.
Just what kind of momentos will be
unM.! hai not been definitely de
cided, but Mr. Gordon says that while
the expense will not De neavy. ne
hinVi tha subscription to the fund
should be a popular one and not simply
among the merchants ana Dusiness
men. For that reason the committee
n nii.t the aid of the school
children who probably will be asked to
sell tags at 10 cents eacn.
PORTLAND MEETING PLACE
Northwest Harness Men Will Con
vene Here in January, 19 14.
LEWISTON. Idaho. Jan. 13. (Spe-
t 1 Un.dnnil urn n fh I IKHtl A.S tile CitV
in which the next meeting of the North-
. u.,maaa ami K&ririlerv Manufac
turers' Association will hold its annual
third Monday in January. 1914.
Thn mpptinir todav closed the SeS'
ci.,na The officers elected for the
; art President. Walters.
Cheney: first vice-president, William
Robinson, Dayton; second vice-president.
R. M. Coburn. Lewtston; secretary-treasurer.
A. F. H'oska, Tacoma.
Directors W. L. Meyer, Pomeroy; Phil
unmn Writes: E. J. Keller. Portland:
F E. Shaffer. Salem: J. B. Sanburn.
Puliman; C. E. Nye, Walla Walla.
INAUGURAL BALL DRAWS
Fully 5000 Persons Attend Affair to
OLTMPIA. Wash.. Jan. 15. (Special.)
More than 5000 persons from tne van
ous parts of Washington attended the
inaniriiral hall of Governor Ernest lis
ter at the new Temple of Justice here
The affair marked not only the be
ginning of the new administration, but
the opening of one of the most oeauti
fnl court buildings in the United States.
The affair began with a public recep
tion by the Governor and other state
officials. People came here in hun
dreds on special trains and boats to at
tend the affair.
BUILDINGS MAY BE TALLER
Major Will Appoint Committee to
Revise Code in Use.
Ti ; v. 1 . In vlav n f r.rnn
structing Portland's building code so
that it will permit of taller buildings
requirements or be changed to meet
varying conditions. Mayor rtusniigni
will soon name a committee of five and
also an advisory board.
Suggestions for appointments on
these boards nave Deen seni 10 ine
Mayor as follows: Realty Board. H. P.
Palmer. S. D- Vincent, W. L. Morgan:
American society or uvu inswctrs, j
. c-n,,llhAiiT Hpnrv Rlnod. F A. Vara-
more: Board of Appeals. Ion Lewis;
Builders fixenange. a. j. tung. mnu , m
derwrlters. J. N. McCune.
Progressives War But
to No Avail.
COMMITTEE- PLUMS DONATED
Bull Moosers Told They Are on
"Wrong Side of Fence."
REPUBLICANS GET 38 JOBS
All Important Chairmanships Go to
Leading Party hut Democrats
Fair Well in 11 Chairman
ships for 18 Members.
OLYMPIA, Wash., Jan. 15. (Spe
cial.) The Republican - Democratic
combine, which has run so effectively
the House of Representatives here
nee the 13th session of the Legisla
ture began, handed two more stiff
solar plexus jolts to the Progressives
this afternoon by gobbling up all the
House patronage and important com
mittee assignments. Progressives got
what was left, which consisted of a
few unimportant committee chairman
ships and no patronage.
Every where the Bull Moosers signed
petitions asking for the appointment
of certain committee clerks or other
help of their choice, they were entirely
ignored. In Spokane County, where
seven out of eight of the House dele
gation asked for the appointment of a
young man of their district as a com
mittee clerk, the request was not con
sidered because the delegation mem
bers were Progressives.
In the committee assignments made
by Speaker Taylor, Bull Moosers with
2S Representatives In the House got
eight unimportant chairmanships. Re
publicans, with 50 members, got 38
chairmanships, including all the mora
Important ones. Democrats, with 18
members, got 11 chairmanships, a his
lineup brought much dissatisfaction in
Progressive Show FiKht.
The House employes were Belected
by a patronage committee appointed
by Speaker Taylor. When the names
were read and it dawned on the Pro
gressives that they had been entirely
ignored, they stormed the House witn
protests, which were only hushed when
Speaker Taylor told them they could
not expect consideration because "they
were on the wrong side of the fence.
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Higher Education Is Condensed Ex
perience of Others Service
for State Urged.
TiT'nr.XK nr.. .Ian. 15. (Srjecial.)
William Hanley. of Burns. Or, and his
party passed the whole day in Eugene
today, guests of the university ot urt-
dressed the students of the university
at their assembly, contrasting tne ad
vantages of the young people of today
with his own struggles to gain an edu
cation and a place in the world, tie
and other members of his party who
spoke hammered home to the univer
sity students that their purpose in
seeking higher education should be to
prepare themselves for service to the
"A higher education is the condensed
experience of the others," was one of
his aphorisms. "One thing I would
emphasize," continued Mr. Hanley, "is
a warning that you do not specialize
too soon In your studies. By so doing
you lose the broader view of life that
I consider the one great feature of
"You can't make yourself big by
making another little," he added.
During the afternoon the party made
a trip over the city and also visited
Springfield, chartering a streetcar as
being more comfortable than automo
biles. Mr. Hanley was especially opti
mistic as to the good that is to follow
the completion of the Oregon Eastern's
The Hanley party was entertained
at luncheon at the university and to
night a score of Eugene citizens joined
them at dinner. The party contains
in addition to Mr. Hanley, Judge H. C.
Lewis, Dr. L. E. Hubbard and G. W.
Young, of Burns; J. J- Donegan and
Mr. and Mrs. James Pelton, of Fort
Klamath; C. W. Mallet, of Ontario; J.
N B. Gorklng, of Laidlaw: Asa L.
Brown and J. A. Fisher, of Haines; T.
N. Whistler, of Portland.
MRS. JULIA ROYAL BURIED
Funeral Services Attended by Nu
merous Friends and Relatives:
The funeral services of the late Mrs.
Julia Royal, widow of Dr. Osman Royal,
took place yesterday afternoon at the
Grace Methodist Episcopal Church,
Twelfth and Taylor streets, of which
Mrs. Royal had been a member. Follow
ing the services at the church, which
were attended by a large number of
rriends and relatives, -the final services
were performed at the Rivervlew Ceme
terv. lira. Royal had been a resident of
Portland 25 years. She was born in
Utlca, N. Y in 1866, and studied in the
New York Art School. At the age of
23 she was married to Dr. Royal In
New York and immediately after the
ceremonv the couple came out to Port
land. Dr. Royal died very suddenly,
while attending the game between
Washington High and Oak Park School,
of Chicago, December 81, 1910. She is
survived by an only son, Osmon RoyaL
Jr., of Portland.
WERE SKETCHED AT THE LEGISLATURE.
Financier Replies to
Money Trust Query.
CONCENTRATION IS REAL PERIL
Even Brain Power, if Harmful.
Should Be Restrained.
VOTING TRUST EXPLAINED
Potting' Stock Exchange Under Fed
eral Control Favored Gambling
Indulged In "Even by Farm
er Who Sells His Wheat."
WASHINGTON, Jan. 15. In a hy
pothetical question to George W. Per
kins, Samuel Untermyer. counsel for
the "money trust" committee, outlined
today from the records of the com
mittee a "concentration of money and
credit," and asked whether Mr. Per
kins considered it "a menace and peril
to the prosperity of the country." The
question generally was accepted as Mr.
Untermyer's conception of the elusive
so-called money trust of which the com
mittee is in search.
Mr. Perkins, after declaring the
query reminded him of the connun
rim "Vt-hv is a mouse when it spins,"
asserted that he could not say whether
concentration as outlined in the ques
tion was a peril.
I'erklnn SuggeNts Remedies.
Mr. Untermyer's hypothetical "moniv
ion was Dut after Mr. Per
kins had recommended publicity as a
cure for financial evils, tne mcorpoia
tion of the New York Stock Exchange
under a Federal charter, a closer re
sponsibility among bank directors and
the according of representation on the
directorate to minority stockholders.
Mr. Perkins delivered a long talk
on economics, the gist of which was.
&i.ri will airreo that at a cer
tain point- concentration would - be a.
peril, bat whether at tne point you
say It has reached it would be a peril,
I cannot say. I have been out of touch
with these affairs for two years, and
I would want to study these questions
very carefully. 1 m opposea 10 me
concentration of money power, brain
power, or energy where the concen
tration is likely to result in harm."
Witness Says He la Student.
Mr. Perkins was the first to take
(Concluded on Page 12.)
Sentiment, However, Is Claimed to
Have Had Its Place in Devel
opment of Civilization.
ITHACA. X. Y.. Jan. 13. (Special.)
"History shows a progressive develop
ment in the conception of love and the
romantic sentiment Is not the highest
ideal," said Professor A. H. Usher, of
Cornell, in his Eugenics Society lecture
today. "Both in Roman times and in
the medieval period we see the develop
ment of the first ideal marriage as e
sacrament, supplanted later by the no
tion of it as being a legal, contractual
"The whole history of marriage is
one of reaction upon each other of these
contracting conceptions. Romantic sen
timent was a protest against the medi
eval contractual marriage, the mar
riage of convenience. It had this. good
It restored to marriage its spiritual
significance. This ideal of love, how
ever, has a fundamental weakness. It
takes no account of the separate indi
vidual, an independent will.
"The highest ideal was expressed by
Richard Wagner when he said real love
must be of the strong, for the strong.
In the clinging vine, the romantic type,
one Individual Is lost. We now recog
nize love is not a thing apart and in
consistent with life, but part of it. and
that grows with the development of
REGISTRATION TASK IS BIG
County Clerk Fears Month Will Be
Too Short Since Women Vote.
On the theory that there are as many
women In the city entitled to vote as
there are men. County Clerk Coffey
is facing a problem in the matter of
registration as the city charter pro
vides for the books being open only
from March 15 to April 15. This Is
only about 26 working days.
None of the women have been reis
tered yet and if there are 40,000 of
them and it is presumed that their
number is even greater registration
would have to proceed at the rate of
1500 a day and it would-be impossible
to register at this rate even if the
books were kept open from early morn
ing until late at night.
In addition there probably will bo
many men to register and change
addresses. If all the women are o
be given opportunity to vote at the
city primary on August 19, the City
Council wil have to declare an emer
gency and get the books open before
March 15. District Attorney Evans
states that it is doubtful If this can
legally be done. '
CAR-FARE GRANT REFUSED
City Council Will Endeavor to Have
Railway Company Rescind Rule,
rhiof Klnver's reauest to the ways
and means committee of the City Coun
cil for an appropriation of $4500 to pay
for Btreecar tickets for the plain
clothes men during the year was not
H-ranted nendine the return from the
printer of the Portland Railway, Light
& Power Company's franchise, when
an effort will be made to force the
company to accept a clause providing
fnv frpp transnortation of all city em
ployes when on actual official duty.
The company recently served, notice
that it cannot carry free of fare mem
u n? 4 vA nnllpo unftrtniftnt unless
they are actually on duty and In uni
form. This would force the plain
clothes men to pay for their Tides, so
the Chief wants xne council iy uuj
tickets for them.
Members of the ways and means
n.n.wtoa nn't koa whv the car com
pany can't carry all city employes free.
DYNAMITE DESTROYS SHIP
Explosion of 2000 Cases Damages
Property; Injures Many on Shore.
MiwiTMn Ti C .Tan. 15. Leaving
the harbor here today with a cargo
comprising U009 cases or aynarane, me
steamer Oscar toon lire ana geiuus
beyond control was beached on Pro
tection Island. A terrific explosion
followed, resulting in several thousand
dollars' worth of damage. Every plate
glass window lacing tne waterironi
was broken and several persons seri-
Every member of the crew escaped
before the explosion occurred. The ex
tent of damage to tne vessel is nui
SLIDE BURIES TWO CARS
Lire to Bay City Again Blocked by
BAY CITY. Or., Jan. 15. -(Special.)
t . .... - tA ka nnnounced that
train service would be resumed on the
Pacific Railway & avigawou,
50 feet long and 30 feet deep covered
the tracks at milepost 40 this after
noon and buried two outfit cars.
This latest landslide will delay traffic
- - .,-n A:iva loncrer as no
ior xuur - - . ...
track can be constructed around this
SONOMA DISABLED AT SEA
Steamer Limping Into San Francisco
With Broken Tail Shaft.
SAN FRANCISCO. Jan. 15. A cable
message to the Chamber of Commere
from tsuva, riji joiuo, -
wireless message from the Oceanic
Steamship Company's liner Sonoma, re
oorts that the vessel has broken her
V . . : . -1. anj la Ill'jlflnff
starDoara wh u --
headway slowly from Sydney to San
r rancisco wiui vv
Captain Trask gave his position as
it. .4 V. Da frn P(H.'n. All O fl
yau nines buuiw o -
board were well.
La Follette Hastens to
Rescue of Friend.
HELP PROMISED DEMOCRATS
Wisconsin Senator Lines Up
Progressives in Fight.
BOURNE ENTIRELY WILLING
What Chamberlain Will Do Ho Doe
Not Permit to Be Known, but
Past Favors, It Is Believed,
Will Preclude Opposition.
OREGON! AN NEWS BUREAU. Wash
ington, Jan. 15. Senator Dixon, "of
Montana, Bull Moose National chair
man, has been Importuned by Bull
Moosers of Oregon to use his influ
ence to prevent the confirmation of
Thomas McCusker as postmaster at
Portland and will undertake to ac
complish this purpose, regardless ot
to attitude that may be assumed by
the Oregon Senators.
The demand for McCusker's scalp is
based upon his course at the Repub
lican National convention last Summer,
and it is understood that Dr. Henry
Waldo Coe is one of those demanding
his defeat, but, while Senator Dixon
stands ready to oppose McCusker, It
develops that McCusker has unusual
strength and has a good chance to be
confirmed If any civilian nominations
bo through, provided neither Senator
Bourne nor Senator Chamberlain ob
jects to him.
La Follette Makes Deal.
McCusker was Senator La Kollettc's
Oregon manager, and one of the mont
loyal supporters of the Wisconsin
Senator when he was fighting for tho
Republican nomination lust yrur. Re
membering McCusker's work. La Fol
lette interested himself in McCusker'd
nomination and it is said on authority
that he will be able to line up lor Mc
Cusker not only most of the Progres
sive Republicans of the Senate, but u
large number of Democrats, for La
Follette has promised to support tho
progressive policies of tho Democratic
Administration and Democrats will
help him, especially when they learn
that the opposition to McCusker comes
from the followers of Roosevelt and
there is no opposition from the Oregon
Bourne Is Willing.
It is known that McCusker's appoint
ment is acceptable to Senator Bourne
and, while Senator Chamberlain re
fuses to say what attitude he will as
sume, it is believed he will enter no
protest against confirmation, in view
of the help he received from McCusker
at the time of his election to the Sen
ate. If there is Oregon opposition to Mc
Cusker it will come from Senator
Chamberlain, and if Chamberlain In
tends to oppose confirmation he has
not indicated any such purpose yet.
Chamberlain to Oppose Some.
Senator I Chamberlain said today,
however, that there were men on Wil
liams' slate to whom he would object,
though he refused to specify the ap
pointments which he intends to hold up.
He said that in one or two cases he
thought President Taft went too far,
and this is construed to refer to Col
lector of Customs and United States
Marshal. To the bulk of yio Oregon
slate Senator Chamberlain will not ob
ject, as he does not object to the per
sonality of any of the men appointed,
and says he has no disposition to hold
up appointments regularly submitted.
STRIKER SUES HIS UNION
Musician Damaged by Injudicious
Order AVanls $5000.
NEW YORK, Jan. 15. (Special.
The first suit of a member of a union
against a union for damages because
he was called out on strike for no good
reason was tiled in the Supreme Court
today by Stanley W. Lawton against
the Musical Mutual Protective Union,
of which all theater musicians sre
members. The complainant asks $5000
Lawton said that prior to September,
1911, he was engaged by an amusement
company as orchestra leader at $."t a
week. On that date the union called a
strike on a complaint which It neglect
ed to Investigate and which was made
through malice. As a member of the
union he was compelled to strike or be
suspended and he seeks to recover for
the damakes he has suffered because
he obeyed the strike order.
BRANCH OFFICES OPENED
State Railroad Commission Will
Hear Complaints in Portland.
SALEM, Or., Jan. 15. (Special.) For
the purpose of more fully carrying out
the provisions of the recently-adopted
public utilities act. the State Railroad
Commission has opened branch offices
in the Multnomah County Courthouse,
where it will receive and act upon
This is for the accommodation of tho
public to expedite the handling of the
minor complaints, and to bring tiie
Commission into closer contact with the
every-day needs of the citizens of the
state. This office is in charge of V. A.
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