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' T11J5 JJIOKAIU- Ult(iU3llA?l, TUfiSUAI, AUWtai a. oxo.
White introduced anti-Japanese resolu
tions In the last Legislature. He was
president of the Woodrow Wilson State
ClMb prior to the last state convention.
Dudley G Wooten, of Seattle, a close
personal friend of Secretary Bryan,
has been regarded as White's chief op
ponent. Wooten wanted "to be made
minister to Mexico, but as he came to
Seattle from Texas and formerly rep
resented that state In Congress, Bryan
objected. Wooten. it la understood,
was promised another berth In the
The original Heifner slate Included
W. H. Moore for District Judge. F. A.
McDonald for postmaster at Seattle,
and M. A. Langhorne, of Tacoraa, for
District Attorney. Jere Netterer, of
Crowd of 1000 Gathers on
Street to Hear Denuncia
tion of Official.
Fourth and Morrison
Fourth and Morrison
Belllngham, was substituted for Moore
as Judge. Senator Polndexter being
credited with the nomination. In the
postmaster fight the name of Edgar
SENECA FOUTS ARRESTED
SCHOOL GIRL. DROWNS IS TAX
Participants Adjourn to Hall WTiere
V Voices Can Penetrate to Street
Jefrrey's Failure to' Orate
Is Cause of Comment.
The much-advertised open-air Word
recall meeting- at Sixth and Oak streets
- last tileht lasted scarcely two minutes.
The first speaker, Seneca Fouts, was
arrested bv Sheriff wora ana me
others scheduled to appear. John A.
Jeffrey and Rev. F. E. Coulter, dldnot
1 take the stand.
The crowd was dispersed by the
Sheriff and deputies, assisted by Cap
tain Riley and a squad, of police. Fouts
was released on $25 cash bail, the
amount being set by District Judge
, BelL John Williams, who hit and
kicked Deputy Sheriff Grafton from
behind, was rewarded Ty a return blow
. from the deputy, and Arvld Kontz was
arrested. City Detective Vanghn heard
someone say "shoot him." and, charges
Konts with saying It. Kontz protests
his innocence. These two are held at
the Coirnty Jail on charges of disorder
"I'll give you Just one minute to
get down," Sheriff V ord said to Fouts
when the latter started to speak. Fouts
retorted that he would use the min
ute in giving reasons why the Sheriff
should, be recalled.
Crawd Retnraa Quickly.
Sheriff Word counted 65, he says,
f and as Fouts was still speaking,
ragged him from the stand and sent
him to the County Jail in charge of
- Deputy Sheriff Downey. Police and
deputy sheriffs then started In to keep
the crowd moving. Many dodged Into
side streets, only to return again, in
accordance with a prearranged system.
the Sheriff declares,' but finally the
streets were cleared.
Realizing that they were not to be
allowed to congregate on the streets,
the anti-Word forces finally crowded
into the hall of the Socialist-Labor
party. Rudolph Schwab, Mrs. Schwab
and others spoke. directing their
vituperation against the Sheriff. The
aneuker wpta rareful tn kwn tiaa tha
Jopen windows and raised their voices
r so that they would carry down into
the street. The crowd was kept mov
in?,""however, and the outside auditors
beard little. Occasloaallv cheers and
wild shouts of approval came from in
side the hall.
Seneca Fouts said In opening his re
marks that Mayor Albee had assured
the meeting police protection. He tola
his auditors to pay no attention to any
' one except uniformed officers.
Jeffrey DefectJoa Amuses.
"It is to laugh." said Fouts after he
reached the Jail. "John Jeffrey said
that he would take the stand as soon
as I was pulled down if the Sheriff
arrested me, but I guess he hasn't
quit going yet."
A little later Jeffrey showed up at
the jail. About the following colloquy
"Do any speaking after I left, John?"
"No, I didn't. I was out hustling ball
"I asked the officers Just where they
wanted the street kept clear and they
told me," said Fouts. "I asked the
crowd to move to these places and
most of them did. Word gave me a
minute to speak, but the minute 'was
up as soon as I referred to his atti
tude towards street speakers as four
flushing.' ' v
The crowd 'around Sixth and Oak
' streets when Fouts started speaking
numbered probably 1000,' most of them
Few of the well-known agitators
mingled with the crowd below, but
ware seen peering from the windows
of the headquarters above from which
they cheered Fouts' remarks vociferously.
DUNDEE, Or, Aug. IS. (Spe
cial.) Levon WillarJ, 16-year-old
daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Hazen A. Wlllard. was' drowned
yesterday while bathing In the
Yamhill River, near Dayton. Or.
Miss Wlllard formerly attended
school at Dundee, but three years
ago the family moved to Dayton,
where she waa attending High
Battle has been sent to the Senate,
but the appointment has not been. con
firmed. There has been no intimation
of a Presidential choice on District
MILL WORKER IS KILELD
G. W. SPCRLIXG, 7S, CAUGHT IX
WHEEL AT I.EBAXO.V.
FAIR EXPANDS TO TENT
All Space Taken "in Pavilion, l"ree
Show AV11I Be V nder Canvas.
SALEM, Or., Aug. 18. (Special.)
All space In the pavilion at the State
Fair having been engaged, Frank
Meredith, secretary of the board, an
rounced today that arrangements had
been made for space In a big tent that
will seat 3d00 persons. He said all the
free attractions would be taken care
of In the tent if It were necessary and
the patrons of the fair assured of the
finest entertainment In the history of
Free attractions which otherwise
would be given on the track will be
held in the tent in case of rain. Mr.
Meredith further announced that prezn
arations for the fair virtually were
completed and that it would be the
most elaborate and finest ever held in
Man's Death Knds Continuous Scrv
Ice of 56 Years With Same
LEBANON. Or- Aug. IS. (Special.)
George" W. Spurling, 73 years old, was
Instantly killed this morning at the
Lebanon Paper Mills by being caught
in a big rope belt and drawn Into the
rapidly revolving 13-foot drive wheel.
Just how he got Into the belt or wheel
Is not known, as he was alone at the
time. The engineer was at his desk
In the engine-room making - out his
Mr. Spurling was a helper In the me
chanical department and owing to his
age and his long service with the mill,
he worked only half time. The engi
neer, seeing the man's body. Jumped
through a window and shut off the
steam and shut down the engine.
Mr. Spurling had been with the paper
mill company for 36 j-ea"rs, having been
with the O'Neill Bros, for IS years In
California before they started the Leba
non plant, and he has been In the mill
here continuously for the last 21 years.
He rarely took a vacation. He was
one of the most faithful and trusted
employes In the mill. He leaves besides
his widow one son and two daughters,
WOODS VICTIM IS DEAD
Body of Walter Chance Will Be Sent
From Carlton to Spokane.
CARLTON. Or, Aug. 18. (SpeclaX)
Walter Chance. 22 years old. died at
the Carlton Hospital this morning
from injuries received In the logging
camp vr the canton consolidated
LumberCompany last Thursday.
Cfeance was employed as a "rigging
slinger" and was following a line when
the log being hauled by the donkey
struck a stump and the rear end flew
around aad struck him In the back
of the head and shoulder.
The body will be sent to Spokane,
where the dead man's relatives reside.
PLUM FALLS TO WHITE
Yodd-Heifner Man Appointed by
SEATTLE, Wash., Aug. 18. (Spe
cial.) Henry M. White, State Senator,
of Belllngham. was today apolnted by
President Wilson to succeed Elhs
Debruler as Commissioner of Immigra
tion for the Port of Seattle. Debruler
is a former City Attorney os Seattle
and political manager for Represen
The appointment Is believed to mark
the first victory for the ' Democratic
state organization. or the so-called
Todd-Heift.er combination in the han
dling of patronage for this state.
Senator White is opposed by Japan
ese associations of the Coast, which
may attempt to block his confirmation.
Hygienic Meetings Announced.
The weekly public meetings of the
Oregon Social Hygiene Society will be
held today and tonight. The meeting
for men will be In Pantages Theater
from 12:10 to 12:50 o'clock. Official
speakers of the society will talk on the
subject. "Sex and Health." The meet
ing for young women and older girts
will be at the T. W. C. A. at 8 P. M. Dr.
Kittle Plummer Gray will talk en
"Healttt and Conservation." Mothers
are cordially Invited. There Is no
charge for admission to any of the
Road Grade Being Raised.
CENTRALIA. Wash, Aug. 18. (Spe
cial.) The Northern Pacific has a big
crew of men at work on the Newau
kum River crossing two miles south of
Chehalis raising the railroad grade and
that of the bridge about three feet. The
work is costing thousands of dollars.
. Inaugurates the Greatest Sale Ever Known in Portland's
History. Sale begins Wednesday morning. A Great
Stock of Chesterfield Clothes to be sold regardless of
Cost. ENTIRE STOCK ON SALE.
Choice of any
I'D EnYT Choice of Any
SALE LASTS ONE WEEK
Supply "the young fellow's clothes needs who goes away
to School. Special reductions on Men's Furnishings.
Fourth and Morrison
Fourth and Morrison
EAST URGES LAWSQN
"Frenzied Finance" Man Says
He'll Rest, Then Fight.
SULZER ASKS FOR HELP
Financler-Author, Suffering From
Bad Cold, AV111 Go to Hills for
Eight Days Mall and Tele
grams Received in Flood.
PRINEVILLE, Or.. Aug. 18. .(Spe
cial.) Thomas W. Lawson, at his
Crook County ranch, near this city, was
deeply engrossed today reading and
answering a mass of telegrams and
letters from all parts of the United
States, offering the support . bf the
writers In a fight for a political
cleansing of New York.
A telegram waa received direct from
Governor Sulzer. The Governor said:
"Your offer Is appreciated by those
who want honest government. The
battle Is worthy of your best efforts.
Answer quick when and where we can
Mr. Lawson had made, no reply late
today, but indicated that he would au
thorize his secretary to confer with the
Governor and act In his stead.
Another telegram from one of the
leading reformers of New York, whose
name Mr. Lawson will not make pub
lic at present, reads: "1 will enlist in
the fight for honest government and
the destruction of Tammany. I hear
tily congratulate vou on your splendid
offer to lead the fight."
A New York preacher telegraphed In
language that might be misinterpreted
here In the westc "For Christ's sake,
come here and help the people. Gov
ernor's advisers spiritless. Am In posi
tion to guarantee quick victory. I
want neither credit nor cash, but your
directive genius. Act quickly or oppor
Judge Lynn Arnold, president of the
Albany Knickerbocker Press and one
of Governor Sulzer's ardent supporters,
"The Knickerbocker Press Sunday Is
calling on the big, true-hearted, patrl
ic men in the whole country to form a
committee to-j-ecelve contributions and
perfect an organization as you sug
gested, to drive graft out of our public
life and punish the murders of our po
litical system. The conspiracy to grab
the government of New York Is the
greatest since tho world began, and is
the confirmation of well-laid plans to
abolish In fact constitutional govern
ment In the United States."
'I ought to be on the firing line,"
said Mr. Lawson. "All these other com
munications are In the same vein; but
It Is impossible for me to go at this
time. When I left Boston ten days ago
I was about all In. For eight months 1
have been working about 24 hours a
day. I must have a few weeks rest.
"Tomorrow I shall go to the Blue
Mountains and be out of touch with
the world for eight days."
Mr. Lawson la suffering from a cold
contracted on his way from Portland.
His automobile broke down and he was
exposed to a bitter wind for several
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BANDON ROAD RALLYBIGj
DELKGATIOXS FROM FIVE SEC
TIOXS COXVEXE. '
Bridge Shows Great Enthusiasm In
Sleeting and Coo, utile Sends
Business Men and Band. .
BANDON. Or. Aug. 18. (Special.)
The third good roads rally of the coun
ty was held Saturday night in Ban
don, at Commercial Club Hall. This
strles of meetings began with one at
Marshfleld, followed by a meeting at
Coqullle and then at Bandon, all with
in the last six weeks.
Delegations from Bridge, Marshfleld,
North. Bend. Myrtle Point and Coqullle
were present. Mayor Morrison, of Co
quille, president of the Coos County
Good Roads Association, presided.
George Starr, of Bridge, and vice-president
of the association, was present
with a large delegation from the lit
tle town of Bridge. The Bridge com
munity, manifested great Interest in
the question of roads and by their dem
onstratlon last evening showed great
enthusiasm. They carried, two large
flags, which announced that they were
for good roads.
'"One of these flags." said Mr. Starr,
"was made by a man who is deaf,
dumb and blind. The blue background
on the upper part of the flag repre
sents Qoaa County. The seven stars,
the towns of Coos County, working
for good roads; the red bars represent
the two port commissions, the one at
Marshfleld and the other at Myrtle
Point: and the white bar between the
two red represents the port commis
nlon of Bandon, to be authorized by the
election August 27.
Coqullle sent about half of its busi
ness men. and with them the Coqullle
The question at Issue at these meet
ings Is one of taxation for the purpose
of building good roads and how this
tax will he distributed through the
county. The County Court will be
asked to call an election, but It is up to
the association to determine how the
tax will be prorated and how much
levied before the election is called. It
Is proposed by the association to build
a hard-surface road from the Douglas
County line to North' Fork bridge, a
short distance below Myrtle Point, and
from North Fork bridge to Coqullle,
then branching, one line leading to J
Bandon and on to Curry County line,
and the other branch leading to Marsh
field. The election will be called prob
ably in September, and the chances are
that it will carry judging from the
enthusiasm displayed at these county
One of the largest game preserves In
Oregon is being formed at the head
waters of Bear Creek, Fourmile and
Twomlle Creeks. The preserve wl!l
cover an area approximately of 10.000
acres aid the time of extension is five
years. Included in this preserve are
3900 acres belonging to L. Kronenberg,
3000 acres belonging to F. N. Perkins
and looo acres belonging to the Doyle
Brothers. These are all Bandon peo
ple. During the life of this agreement
no one. not even the owners of the
land, will be allowed to hunt on the
land Included In the preserve.
Highway Work to Start.
STEVENSON, "Wash., Aug. 18. (Spe
cial.) The County Commissioners will
let a contract the latter part of thia
month for the building of one and one
half ir'les of permanent highway, run
ning west from the city limits on the
Rock Creek line. This is a part of the
survey known as Columbia highway.
Oddfellows to Build..
STEVENSON. Wash.. Aug. 18. (Spe
cial.) Stevenson Oddfellows will build
a two-story reinforced concrete build
ing to be used as a lodge hall and store
building. The building will cost be
tween J12.000 and $15,000. It probably
will be built at the corner of First
street and Russel avenue.
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