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PORTLAND. OREGON. WEDNESDAY, APRIL, 8, 1914.
PRICE FIVE CENTS,.
DRYS ANNEX DOZEN
Women Out in Force at
'BATHHOUSE' JOHN TRIUMPHS
2 MORE REGIONAL
WOMAN CLERK OF ELECTION
, ORDERS "HEROIXE" AWAY.
Feminine Opponent Badly De
L feated; Not Disheartened.
CHICAGO COUNT IS SLOW
Proposal for Comprehensive System
. of Subways Beaten and Several
Bond Issues Are Defeated.
Public Beacb.es win.
Miss Dorothy Pethick Ousted From
First Ward Polling Place When
Told to Obey. Laws.
CHICAGO. April 7. Miss Dorothy
Pethick, English militant, heroine of
two hunger strikes and sister of Mrs.
Pethick-Lawrence, ex-secretary of the
"Women's Political Union of England,
was ordered out of a First Ward polling
place today. Miss Pethick and Miss
Margaret Hodge, a prominent Austra
lian suffragist, were asked to leave the
nnllinor nlace after being called
The two were standing near ' the
clerks' table, watching women vote,
when a woman clerk of election said:
"You two will have to move on. "We
can't have loafers here."
A policeman stepped forward to en
force, if necessary, the clerk's order.
Miss Pethick started to make an in
dignant remark, but Miss Hodge said:
"Let us go. Dorothy, if they don't
want ug here. We muet obey the laws.
"This incident hardly marred the en
joyment of the day," said Miss Pethick
afterward. It was glorious to see
Gove-t. Hints West
Has Been Forgotten.
NORTHWESTS CLAIM NOTED
Fact That East Has Most of
Money Declared Significant
CONFERENCE ON RECORD
Congress Urged to Turn Over Por
' lion of 15 even ue lYom Publio
Domain to States to Aid
in Building: of Roads.
SUMMARY OF RESCLT8 TV "ELEC
TIONS HELD YESTERDAY.
Republicans elect Representative in
Con gress to succeed Democrat in
Democrat elected to Congress from
Massachusetts district. "
'Drys' make gains in Illinois.
"Bathhouse John" elected in Chi
cago, Respite opposition of women,
Citizens ticket wins over Socialists
Mayor Jost swept into office again
in Kansas City. Democrats generally
Nebraska towns divided on liquor
Local labor ticket wins in South
.Prohibitionists score heavily in
FARMER LISTS GO BEGGING
Consumers Evince No Desire to
Trade Direct by Parcel Post.
LA CROSSE, Wis., April 7.--In La
Crosse one of the ten cities in the
Unite.d States in which the postofffice
department is trying to get the pro
ducer and -consumer in direct touch
through the parcel post, not one -con
sumer had, up to today, applied at
the postofflce for the lists of farmers
willing to ship directly to city dwellers.
A long list of farmers was compiled
DENVER, April 7. Governors of
seven states, delegates to the Western
Governors' conference in session here,
went on record late today with a. de
mand on Congress for the ' establish
ment of two .more regional reserve
banks one in the Pacific Northwes
and the other In the Rocky Mountain
:1 he action was taken on motion o
Governor Ernest Lister, of Washing
ton, and was concurred in by Cover
nors Taaker L. Uddie, Nevada; Joseph
M. Carey, Wyoming; Oswald West,
Oregon; John M. Haines. Idaho; Will
am Spry, .Utah, and E. M. Amnions,
Colorado. Governors Lister, West and
Haines were appointed as a commit
by postmasters, but in the eight days
the plan has been in operation no .one K to draft re8olutlons , conformlty
nas oraerea proouce irom mem. i-55 wlth tnB motlon DMSen
today retailed in La Crosse at 18
cents a dozen, or two cents below the
best offer made by the farmers wh
want to sell by parcel post.
CHICAGO, April 7. Illinois women
swarmed to the polls today in nearly
300 townships and as a result it is
estimated that at least 12 counties
have been added to the 30 which now
The country districts saw the great
est gaillS III illl Ll-OaiUUll IClIHUtJ, WU.
12 of the larger wet cities switched to
th. rtrv column. I ALBANY, N. Y, April 7. The "dry
Early estimates tonight Indicated order issued by Secretary Daniels for
that hetween 75 000 and 100.000 of the the Navy recently la causln
217.6U women voters eligible to vote state omciais worry over wnai Kino, oi
West Forgottea, Carey Sascsresta.
It was Governor Carey who broached
the question of the regional reserv
I think the gentlemen who fixed tti
PUNCH BOWL IS' DOOMED Places for these banks forgot the
west," ne said. -we discovered
Battleship Gift May Take Form of
Pickel Dish, Says Glynn.
here voted for the first time today silver service shall be bought for the ig facilities.
1307 that it was not so much the own
ership of money that counted, but th
tact that the liast held all our money.
A bank has been placed In Boston: an
other in New York, another in Rich
mond nobody knows any reason . fo
placing it in Richmond. The Union Pa
clfic Railroad has no convenient bank
and cast their votes in the Aldermanlc
election. The male voters, of whom
453,283 were registered, voted in about
the same proportion.
'Bathhouse" John Is Kleeted.
None of the nine women candidates
who sought to represent their wards in
the City Council was elected and ex
cept in the First Ward, where Miss
Marion Drake had made a spectacular
battleship New York. At the last ses
sion of the Legislature a bill for $10,000
for the purchase of a silver service was
passed and a few days later the Gov
ernor signed it. The Governor was
in a quandary today over the whole
We may have to eliminate the
punchbowl and substitute a pickle
dish," he said.
ilni trim nrninpn Tn
INDEX OF TODAY'S NEWS i t KtN hta U
: i w mm a m m m a - -w w w . -
Mexican rebels continue to expel Spaniards
despite w asm ng ton. fag i.
Senate committe to hold hearings on canal
tons issue, page z.
Federal Court deals blow to Government in
anthracite suit. face
Governors demand two more regional banks
tor West. Page 1.
Mayor M Itrhel names private secretary as
New York Police Commissioner. Page z.
Governor Glynn refuses reprieve to gun
men. Page L
New York Methodist minister found guilty
of "Imprudent conduct." Page 3.
Militant suffragette, called "loafer," ordered
out of polling place In Chicago. Page 1.
Resulta of Eastern elections. Page 1.
Coast Lacue results: San Francisco I.
Portland 4 ; Oakland 4. Sacramento 3;
Venice 6. Los Angeles 2. Page 7.
Bears and Kuba victors in Tri-Stat League
Colts tie Helena In near-perpetual ball game
or IT innings. Page 7.
Louis Davis wins Supreme Court appeal from
second degree verdict. Page 6.
New powder, sold in Eugene, when mixed
with water, makes "real beer" loat
baffles liquor lawa. page 1.
Two robbers killed, three wounded and two
of thera caught tn raid of gang oa New
Hasleton. B. C. bank. Page il.
ames J. Hill offers $50,000 to start 3200.0O0
endowment fund for Eugene 41 bio uni
versity. . Page 5.
noma's recalled Mayor renominated in
primaries. Page .
Commercial aad Marine.
Oregon leads all states In condition of "Win
ter wheat. Page 17.
Government report Indicates record wheat
crop in United State. Page 17.
Advance In tobacco stocks feature of "Wall
street market. Page 17.
Standard Oil tanker Asuncion enjoys honor
of being first to use city dock. Page 13.
Portland and Vicinity.
Parade division of Rose Festival announces
prises and rules. Page 11.
Pioneers tlx date of annual reunion. Page 11.
Charges may be made before Bar Assoc la
tlcm against Attorney Ulrlch. Page Itt.
Auto lub committee seeks again to have
traffic ordinance passed. Page 11.
School Board m 111 hear arguments Monday
on propoaed sites for new building
New York Murderers
to Die Next Week.
SON'S AID-PLEA REFUSED
College Student Can't Go to Jail In
BOSTON. April 7 .When Mrs. Anna
C. Delicti was sentenced today fo
shoplifting, her son, a collego student,
asked to bo permitted to go to Jail In
his mothers stead, declaring ho was
better able to undergo the hardship
than she. The court informed him that
It was Impossible. '
Mrs. Deltch, who was sentenced to
three months, appealed and furnished
flsht against John ("Bathhouse")
Coughlin. the women candidates polled I kim AM AM EGED DESERTER
"To us In Wyoming, San Francisco
is more foreign than London, and w
have no business relations at all with
Kansas City. The Governors should
insist on the enactment of a special
law creating two more local banks.
The Northwest is entitled to one, and
I believe one should be in Denver."
Federal Aid Ursrea for Roads.
The Governors took a positive stand
on the subject of Federal aid tn road-
concluded m Pag. 3)
FIRST VOTE CAST AT 100
Illinois Women Centenarians Aid
Drys" at Ballot Box.
SYCAMORE, 111., April 7. Miss Mar
garet Swlnbank, 100 years old, cast he
first vote here today. She voted "dry.'
LOCKTORT, lll.yApril 7. Mrs. Lydi
C Barnes, 100 years old. cast her first
vote here today. Mrs. Barnes voted
Apple Trees In Bloom Damaged.
ROSWELL, N. M.. April 7. With 3000
acres of apple orchards in full bloom a
heavy snow storm fell here today, doing
great damage to the crop. The snow
I storm followed an all-day rain.
LEGAL 'BEER' MADE
FROM NEW POWDER
ErGESE PROSECCTOR rXABLE
TO HOLD "WET" VIOLATOR.
D0I1S WILL STA1I0
EOPLE'S RIGHT CONSIDERED
Whitman Pleads Delay Would
Destroy Sense of Security.
GOVERNOR ACCEPTS VIEW
Letter by Justice GofT, Who Holds
It Certain Lieutenant Becker
Hired Men to Commit Mur
der, Also Is Factor.
Muff Sold In Cans Is Claimed to
Produce Jags, but Its Handlers
' Jeer at "Liquor" Laws.
EUGENE. Or, April 7. (Special.)
"Dry beer," represented as capable of
producing as complete intoxication as
the "real" article, puzzled Eugene and
county officers today, following the
arrest of C. E. Cook by a police officer
as be was attempting to sell canned.
powdered "beer." He claims to have
been selling the material about Lane
County for three weeks, to have 10
agents In the field, and defies the of
ficers to stop him..
R. S. Bryson, Police Judge, before
whom he was brought, discharged him
for lack of grounds on which to hold
him. District Attorney J. M. Devers
attempted to bold the man. but was
able to do nothing.
"There Is no way to stop him from
selling materials with which to make
beer." stated the District Attorney
'providing he has the proper peddler's
The officers declare that the loca
option law specifies the sale of in
toxicating "liquors," and this not be
ing a liquor. It does not fall under the
Cook represents that the powder
when mixed with water will make rea
Rebels Brave Disfavor
CARRANZA AND Y1LLA AGREE
Spanish Subjects Are In
cluded in Decree.
SUSPICION IS GENERAL
ALBANY. N. T. April 7 Governor
Glynn refused tonight to commute the
death sentence of the four gunmen con
vlcted of killing Herman Rosenthal, the
New Tork gamb.er. or to grant them MOON MAY AID ECONOMY
a reprieve until after the second trial
of ex-Police Lieutenant Becker. They
must die by .electrocution some time
next week, probably Monday.
The Court of Appeals In denying their
motion for a new trial set the week ot
April II as the time for their execution.
The exact date Is fixed by the warden
of Sing Sing prison.
Mlacarrt.se t Jssatlee" Avalde.
It would have been a miscarriage of
Justice to have granted a reprieve, the
Governor said in a statement. The ease
of the four gunmen does not depend In
the least on the result of the Becker
case, he continued, and no evidence
has been offered him tending to show
that there is any reasonable probability
that anything will develop In the sec
ond Becker trial which would change
the result reported in the gunmen's
The full names and nicknames of I Portland's Turnout Better Than An;
the condemned men arc: Frank Clroflcl
Vancouver Major Considers PIanto
Cut Down Light Bill.
VANCOUVER. Wash, April 7. (Spe
ciaL) When the moon shines bright
and clear this Spring and Summer,
may spell money to the taxpayers of
Vancouver. It has been recommended
by Mayor Crass, who is carrying out
bis platform of an economic adminis
tration, that the electric street lights
be turned off when the moon Is shin
A purchasing agent will have charge
of the buying In the future and It is
expected that a good sum . ef money
will be saved.
OPERA DEFICIT ONLY $3900
("Dago Frank"). Harry ' Horrowlts
("Gyp the Blood"), Louis Rosenberg
CLefty Louie") and Jacob Selden-
shlner ("Whltey l-ewls").
Con Has Km Daabt at Cull.
Included In the Governor's statement
was the text of letters he received from
City on Coast, Proportionately.
The deficit on four performances at
the Orpheum In this city by the Chi
cago Grand Opera Company Is J3900.
which will be made up by a call of
about 190 each from 4S guarantors.
San Francisco lost $50,000, on 14 per
Supreme .Court Justice GoJt and Dls- formanees; . Los Angeles 114.000, on
trlct Attorney Whitman, who acted in
the case. Both men strongly opposed
the granting of a reprieve. The Dis
trict Attorney declared that "To delay
or prevent the execution of the Just
Judgment ot the law against them
would." In his opinion, "tend to destroy
the sense of security which every law
abiding citizen should feel." The
(Concluded on Pas 2)
eight, and Seattle $15,000, on four.
In Portland on the first performance.
with Titta RufTo as star, the receipts
were J6000; "Parsifal." 15000; "Alda.'
Saturday matinee. 4000. and "Tosca,'
with Mary Garden. 17000. showing i
total of 122.000 receipts.
only a small fraction of the women
In the First Ward indications were
that Coughlin had won by abont four
to one. The suffrage forces, which
had united to support Miss Drake,
were Jubilant, however, and declared
this showing was the entering wedge
by which they expected ultimately to
defeat Coughlin and Michael ("Hinky
Dink") Kenna, who have represented
the ward for nearly a quarter of a cen
Irresrnlaritle Are Charged
Numerous charges of irregularities In
voting: were made to the election com'
mission by Miss Drake's campaign
Miss Harriet Vittum, head resident
of Northwestern University settlement
and Independent candidate In the
Seventeenth Ward, early conceded her
The prysence of numerous questions
of public policy made the ballot count
slow. Early returns Indicated that
proposition for a comprehensive sub
way transportation system had been
beaten. Bond issues totalling nearly
$9, 000, 000 were defeated
Women voters rallied to the support
of a bond issue for public bathlnc
beaches, however, and the vote was
Country Dtatrlela Vote Dry,
Returns from down-state counties in
Illinois, where local option elections
were held today show that country dis
tricts largely vote "dry."
The larger cities ty the early re
turns weremore . evenly divided be
tween the anti-saloon forces and the
supporters of liquor selling. Spring
field, the state capital, went wet by
a large majority, as did Waukegan,
north of Chicago, and Rock Island and
Molino on the Mississippi River,
Among the cities voting dry were
Rockford, which elected to remain dry
. Canton, Galesburg, Bloomington, Ke
wanee. Lockport, Decatur, Monmouth
and. Freeport, which has been wet
nearly 50 years.
Scattering townships together with
these cities voted out S15 saloons
HESILT MIXED IX NEBRASKA
Umatilla Brave Also Faces Trial on
PENDLETON. Or, April 7. (Special.)
Desertion of his wife for another
squaw and a statutory offense are
charges on which Andrew Barnhart, an
Indian, residing on the Umatilla Res
ervation, will be tried during the h-ast
ern Oregon term of the United States
District Court, which convened here to
day. Judge Robert S. Bean, of Port
The case of James Dupuis, cnargea
with perjury in the trial of Columbia
George on charges of killing a squaw.
the only other criminal charge for
CY WARMAN, WRITER, DIES
'Poet of Hockies," Noted, Too, for
Short Stories, Passes in Chicago.
CHICAGO, April 7. Cy Warman,
poet and short story writer, died here
today after a long illness.
Cy Warman was known as the Poet
of the Rockies," and was a pioneer in
the school of railroad literature. His
stories about railroad men were based
on personal experiences at Salida, Colo.,
where, in the early '80s, he worked In
turn as a wiper, fireman and locomo
tive engineer. After a few years' of
railroading he became ill and was com
pelled to seek lighter work.
RESERVE MAY BE WATERED
Pendleton Club to Discuss Plan to
Irrigate Umatilla Lands.
PENDLETON. Or.. April 7. (Special.)
With the intention of bringing about
the reclamation of lands on the Uma
tilla Indian Reservation by the use of
flood waters from the Umatilla River,
President Tallman. of the Pendleton
Commercial Club. Is to call a meeting
of the board of directors of the organi
zation this week to discuss plans.
The proposed project has been taken
up by the Commercial Club head with
Major Swartzlander, in cnarge oi tne
reservation, and decision to look fur
ther into the matter followed.
"Wet" Towns Go Dry; One Votes to
Admit Saloons; One Bans Poolhalls
OMAHA. April 7. Municipal elec
tions were held throughout Nebraska
today with the question of licensing
saloons predominating in most in
stances. Success of the "wet" and
"dry elements alternated. In a few
instances the question of permitting
poolhalls to operate was voted on.
One Instance of noticeable success of
the temperance party was at Emerson, promote the commercial development
. ..,... ., . , , , ' of the district, with the view of in
7 eiiuuno i creaBlng tne snipping and business that
.. c. u , be bandied at the new public
At St. Paul, where a vigorous fight docks which the Commission will build
iConcluded on Face 2.) 1 soon.
PORT AGENT IS SELECTED
O. W. Taylor, of Portland, Appointed
by Astoria Commission.
ASTORIA. Or, April 7. (Special.)
The Port of Astoria Commission at its
meeting today appointed O. W. Taylor,
of Portland and Gearhart. industrial
agent for the port, to serve without
salary. Mr. Taylor's duties will be to
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IOWA STUDENTS STRIKE
Because Principal Kails of Ke-ap-
polntment High School Folk Quit.
CLINTON, Is April 7. High school
students here went on strike today be
cause the School Board did not reap
point Miss Ardella Billings principal.
Miss Billings induced the students to
return to their classes temporarily, but
an organization was formed at a mass
meeting of students at noon and a pro.
test to the School Board was framed.
The students marched out this morn
ing In accordance with prearranged
General Curranza Tells Representa
tive of Vnlted Stales Mraurc
Is Justified by Eildcncc
of Wide Cnplracy.
JUAREZ, Mex.. April 7. Despite ex
pressions of Washington's unofficial
displeasure a', the expulsion of the
Spanish colony from Torreon. the pur
pose ot the rebel leaders In this regard
w?s unt-haken today.
Tt Is learned from an authoritative
rebel source that General Carranxa
and General Villa are In thorough ac
cord on the subject and that the Span
ish subjects throughout the republic
as fast as other states may fall Into
Constitutionalist hands will be treated
exactly as at Torreon and Chihuahua.
VlceCnaaiil Seei C'arraaaa.
George C. Carothers. Vice-Consul, is
known to have had an Interview with
General Carranza on the Spanish ques
tion today. The men were closeted to
gether for an hour. When Carothers
emerged he was besieged by anxious
Inquiries as. to tho status of the inci
dent, but he rushed to his automobile
without answering questions, shaking
his head negatively.
The purport of the conference be
came known, however, through sources
which hitherto have proved reliable.
It was said that Consul Carothers in
formed Carranza that the summary
expulsion of the Spanish residents was
viewed gravely at Madrid and without
favor at Washington. The general re
plied that evidence of Spanish conspi
racy against the revolution was over
whelming In all parts of the country.
and that their expulsion was not only
Just but the part of wisdom.
rMlr Suaplrloa tieneral.
He pointed out that popular suspicion
against these foreigners was so deep
seated that their expulsion at least
would remove them from danger at
the hands of an incensed soldiery. The
troops generally are well under disci
pline, he explained, but Individual ex
ceptions were to be considered.
The policy of tho expulsion Includes
11 Spanish subjects in Mexico. Many
Spaniards are naturalized Mexicans and
they are not embraced In the general
order, although many of them have al
ready fled the country and others are
WASHINGTON MUCH COXCLMIXUJ
Spanish Ambassador Assured Effort
Will Be Made to Aid People.
WASHINGTON. April 7 Vigorous
representations went from the United
States Government today to General
Carranza, tne constitutionalist chief.
urging that he modify the order ot Gen
eral Villa expelling Spaniards from
Torreon. This situation Is giving grave
concern to authorities here.
The United states has undertaken to
extend to Spaniards the seme protec-
Lord's Estate, Containing 750 Houses tlon it affords American residents there.
ana AmDsssaaor itiano nas oeen as
sured thai nothing will be left undone
to assure to the unfortunates at Tor
reon every right to which they are
entitled under International law and
That Spain proposes to exhaust every
resource to protect her people In Mex
ico was made plain today when Hear-
Admiral Mayo at Tamplco cabled the
Navy Department that the command
ing officer of the British cruiser Her
monle had been instructed to care tor
Spaniards at this besieged federal fort.
Omciais here did not comment on this
LONDON DEAL IS $2,500,000
on SO Streets, Sold.
LONDON. April 7. Another great
London land deal has been concluded.
by which S. P. Derbyshire acquired the
whole of Lord Howard de Valden
Regehts Park estate for more than
In point of size this Is said to be the
largest transfer of London property
that has ever taken place, for the to
tal extent of the estate Is i-hi acres.
It contains 750 bouses, divided among I development.
some 20 streets.
j KING'S HOPE IS IN KNIFE
Operation Only Effective Means of
Aiding Swedish Ruler.
STOCKHOLM, Sweden. April 7. An
operation is the only effective means
of dealing with the Internal complaint
from which King Gustave of Sweden
Is suffering, according to Professor
Wilhelm Plelner. the specialist, called
here from Heidelberg. His Majesty ex
pressed today the wish that the opera
tion should be performed at th earliest
The King has been suffering Inter
mittent attacks since October last.
RAIN AIDS WHEELER CROPS
MHO. Winter Causes Crust to Form
on Top of Ground.
FOSSIL. Or., April 7. (Special.)
The heavy rain or Saturday night,
general throughout Wheeler County.
has wonderfully Improved the crop
Owing to tne extremely muo w in
ter and total lack of freezing weather,
the top of the ground had run together
until it was crusted to a depth of an
Inch or more. This crust was begin
ning to crack. leaving openings for
the escape ot moisture mat snouia oe
conserved, and the only way to brealc
it was to harrow It, which some farm
SIGNS TO GIVE WARNING ACID CYLINDER EXPLODES
City to Install System to Lessen Soda Fountain Proprietor May Loo
Danger of Anto Accidents.
To lessen the number of accidents
from collisions of automobiles and
other vehicles, glaring red and white
signals are to be placed by the city
at all dangerous places in streets and
roads. The signs, which have been
Eje as Result of Accident.
EUGENE. Or., April 7. (Spel.)
John Rude, proprietor ot a soda foan-
tain and ciprar store, will prooaoiy lose
the sight of his eye as the result of
an accident in which the cap on a car
bonic acid cylinder in the soda foun
tain blew off, striking him in the face.
patterned by the public works depart- The explosion was heard for several
. hw-b- blocks on the street and knocked Mr.
ment. read. D.r,rr. drive slowly fcet acrosB room.
The signs will be so placed that at Mr Ku(je was preparing to refill th
night the automobile headlights will
shine on them making tt almost im
possible to miss seeing; them.
which waa only partially dib
its was taken to the hus-