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THE aiQItXIXG OKEGOMAX, WEDNESDAY, APRIL
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LEADS IN TACOMA
Primary Indicates Fawcettand
, Rev. Mr. Stoever Will Be
L Mayoralty Candidates.
ELECTION SET FOR APRIL 21
Recalled Candidate Heads Preacher
by 163 in 27 of 103 Precincts
at Xon-Partisan Vote 23,000
of 26,000 Go to Polls.
TACOMA, April 7. For Mayor. 2T
precincts out of 103 show Fawwtt 1545,
Stoever 13S3, Burdlck 479, Bone 477,
Greer 477, Barth 209. Forty-live pre
cincts show for Mayors Fancctt 2896,
Stoever 2415. (
TACOMA, April 7. Early returns on
today's primary comprising about one
ninth of the city precincts indicate that
Rev. C. F. W. Stoever, pastor of the
English Lutheran Church, and A. V.
T'awcett, recalled from the office of
Mayor at a special election In 1911, will
be the contenders for the Mayoralty
at the final election on April 21.
Figures for 10 of the city's 103 pre
cincts, scattered in various parts of the
city, give Stoever a lead of about 85
votes over Fawcett, with none of the
other candidates apparently in the race.
Scattering early figures on the pro
posed creation of a port district indi
cate the defeat of the proposal. Vote
on the two platoon system for firemen
will be close.
Beautiful weathei resulted in a heavy
vote, available estimates being that
23,000 out of 26,000 registered went to
For Mayor, 19 precincts complete give
Stover 1037, Fawcett 955, Greer 287.
The voting today was non-partisan,
under the commiesion form of govern
ment. CANADA REDUCES FREIGHTS
Sanction Also Given to Special Rates
for Big Industries.
OTTAWA, Ont., April 7. Substantial
reductions in freight rates are made In
the decision handed down by the Rail
way Commission, which at the same
time provides for new rate zones and
standardisation of tariffs.
All Canada west of the Great Lakes
Is divided, into three zones. For each
of these sections a standard of maxi
mum freight rate has been set. While
the Pacific section rates -Will be some
what higher than those of the prairie
and British Columbia lakes sections,
they will never be lower than the
maximums now In force in Saskatche
wan. Alberta and British Columbia, the
provinces included in this section.
Sanction Is given to special freight
tariffs and of these Canada's large
commercial and industrial centers
would be the beneficiaries. Under
them a reduction of 15 per cent of the
prairie standard tariff may be made.
WASHINGTON TO SEEK TAX
"Weyerhaeuser Estate Probably Will
Have to Pay $30,000.
OLTMPIA, Wash.. April 7. (Special.)
The Weyerhaeuser Timber Company
being a Washington corporation, the
estate of the late Frederick AVeyer
haeuser. multi-millionaire lumberman,
probably will pay to this state upward
of $30,000 in inheritance taxes, accord
ing to calculations of the State Tax
The timber company is capitalized at
J6.000.000, and the late Mr. Weyer
haeuser owned from 15 to 20 per cent
of its stock, according to George S.
Long, of Tacoma, manager of the com
pany. In the settlement of the estate
of R. L. McCormick, of Tacoma, who
was interested in the company." Mr.
McCormick's stock holdings were ap
praised in 1911 at the rate of $275 a
JETTY BOOSTERS AWAKE
Mass Meeting of Grays Harbor Citi
zens Called for Friday Night.
ABERDEEN. Wash.. April 7. (Spe
cial.) A mass meeting of Grays Har-
feor citizens has been called for Friday
night, in the Council chambers, to dis
cuss ways and means for presenting
to Congress a memorial and. the send
ing of a committee to Washington,
asking for the appropriation of Jl,
775.000, with which to complete the re
maining 5000 feet of the Grays Harbor
A committee of the Chamber of
Commerce left this morning for Se
attle, where they spent the day con
sulting with the Government engineer
Major J. B. Cavanaugh.
RAIN AIDS HARNEY CROPS
Planted Area Increased and Banner
Year Is Indicated.
BURNS. Or.. April 7 (Special.) A
warm Spring rain Saturday afternoon
was welcomed by the farmers and
ranchmen of Harney County. The
STound has been in excellent condition
for Snrintr i- n - L- .1 .
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" luumiure 111 me SOli,
there has been considerable dry w
" " '. .no ounatc was Deginn
There has been a large increase
v..UHtcu mca ui xnis county, and
the prospects are for the best showing
SALMON PRICES ARE SET
Columbia River Fishermen's Union
to Ak iind 7 1! Cents a Pound.
ASTORIA. Or.. April 7 (Special.)
The Columbia River Fishermen's Pro
tective Union, at its meeting tonight,
set the price to be asked by Its mem
bers for raw salmon during the season
beginning May 1 at 6 cents a pound for
small or cannery fish and 7-ri cents a
pound for cold storage tiah. those
weighing 25 pounds or over.
These are the same figures as pre
vailed last year.
CHURCH DINNER INFECTED
California Tjphoid L'pidenilc, In
volving 8 7 Persons. Traced.
- SACRAMENTO. April 7 Radical
measures will be taken by the State
Board of Health in its campaign to
prevent a greater spread of the Han-
iora, t,al., typhoid fever epidemic. Dr.
Donald Currie, secretary of the State
Board, ordered that state and local au
thorities in "charge abate all nuisances
and clean up the town, regardless of
opposition by property owners.
The source of the epidemic has been
traced by Dr. Wilbur F. Sawyer, of the
state hygienic laboratory, to a dinner
given by the Methodist Church two
weeks ago. There were 150 persons at
the dinner and 82 are now down with
HAWAIIAN MOOSE SECEDE
Race Barrier Abolished by Resulting
HONOLULU. April 7. Honolulu lodge
of the Loyal Order of Moose repudiated
the National organization, then dis
banded and organized under a, new
name. About . 1500 members in five
lodges here are affected by the change.
RETIREO MERCHANT, WHO
DIED SATCRUAV, BURIED
BY LODGE BROTHERS.
aaiitttta .aflaWrtn-Mtr rascal
Harry Liebig. a retired mer
chant, who came to Portland in
1877, died Saturday at the Good
Samaritan Hospital following an
illness of five monthti of
Bright's disease. He , ltv;d at
516 Delay street and is survived
by ,one son. Henry Liebig. ot
Portland. The dead man was
born In Liebig, Germany, 63
The funeral was held Mon
day from Finley's undertaking
parlor, with interment in River
view Cemetery. The services
were under the direction of the
Knights of Pythias and the Wood
men of the World, of which Mr.
Liebig was a member.
The principal reason given for the
withdrawal - is the National organiza
tion ruling against the admission to
membership of persons of the Hawaiian
race. The new lodge, which has not
yet decided on a name, will follow the
Moose lodge plan In organizing but will
admit all races.
RADIUM BILL IS PRESSED
Colorado Senator Says 100 Claims a
Month Are Being Taken Vp.
WASHINGTON, April 7 Radium
lands of the West are being taken from
the public domain at the rate of 100
claims a month. Senator Walsh, chair
man of the mines committee, told the
Senate today. In an effort to bring up
the radium bill reported several weeks
The Senator failed to obtain unani
mous consent to have the bill taken
up, but served notice that he would
reopen the question at the first oppor
tunity SUNDAY CLOSING UPHELD
Hood River Council Refuses to Re
peal Act Against Poolro
HOOD RIVER. Or., April 7. (Spe
cial.) With delegations from all the
churches participating in a general dis
cussion, the City Council at the
stormiest meeting of the year turned
down an ordinance providing for a
repeal of a municipal law which pro
hibits the opening of poolrooms on
With one member absent, the vote
stood three to two against the repeal
of the closing ordinance.
MILL MANAGER IS KILLED
Official of Shingle Plant at Frances
Crushed Between Cars.
CENTRALIA, Wash.. April 7 (Spe
cial.) D. J. Piatt, manager of the D. J.
Piatt & Co. shingle mill at Frances,
yesterday died from injuries received
there Saturday when he was crushed
between two logging cars. He was
Mr. Piatt was a member of the local
lodge of Oddfellows and had lWed
in this section nearly all his life.
Xesika Bridge Work to Begin.
CENTRALIA, Wash, April 7 (Spe
cial.) A. L. Preston, a bridge builder
or centraiia, left today for Morton,
whence he will proceed to Nesika with
a crew of men and place in nosition
the span for the new steel bridge to
be built over the Cowlitz River at that
point. The material for the bridge has
arrived at- Morton, and will have to b
hauled by wagon 12 miles overland to
Railroad Opens Timber Region.
LEWISTON. Ida.. April 7. (SDecial.)
It is estimated that 2.000,000 feet of
timber holdings will be made available
to Coeur d Alene lumber companies by
the construction of the logging rail
road which the Stack-Gibbs .Company
has started out of Tyson, in the St.
Maries River country. Of this Quan
tity about 70,000,000 feet owned by the
fatacK-Gibbs interests will be moved
during the coming year.
La Grande Elks Install.
LA GRANDE, Or., April 7 (Special.)
The following officers for the year
have been installed by the Klks' lodge:
limited ruler, M. B. Donahue; leading
knight, M. B. Conkey; loyal knight,
F. C. Bramwell: lecturing knight. N.
A. uesiit; secretary. Adna Rodgers;
treasurer. Charles Harding: tyler. J.
Gulling: trustee for three years. W. L.
"Minion-Dollar" Rain "Welcomed.
LEW1STON. Ida.. April 7. (Special.)
Another "million dollar" rain has
been .tailing in this district for sev
eral days, and is welcomed by the
ranchers. The ground was dry, and
the warm soaking rain will put it in
ideal shape for cultivation. Both the
grain and fruit crops are in excellent
condition, and Indications are flatter
ing for a record yield.
BEARS AND KUBS
Great Crowds Greet Opener
at Pendleton and Walla
. Walla .Games.
BAKER'S PLAY ERRORLESS
Despite Pact Bucks Get 10 HiU orf
Mieli They Arc Unable to Put ,
Across Xecded Runs to Win.
Braves' Instance Ditto.
Western Tri-State Standing".
W. L. P.C.I V. L. P C.
walla Walla 1 0 l.ooo North Yak's o 1 .noo
Baker 1 0 1.0,00, Pendleton . .0 1 .000
At Walla Wall
Walla Walls 6. North
At Pendleton Baker 4,
The Western Tri-State League sea
son was inaugurated yesterday, with
great crowds at Pendleton and Walla
Walla, with two beautifully contested
games, and every Indication that the
teams are closely matched. Baker de
feated Pendleton at Pendleton 4 to 2
by bunching hits on "Mysterious" Mc
Clure in the second inning, while it
took 10 innings to decide the fray at
Walla Walla, which was won by the
home team. Score, Walla Walla B,
North Yakima 4.
The Baker Kubs played errorless ball
and Pitcher Mieli was superb In the
pinches. He was hit freely, but it was
not until the fourth that the Bucks
could crowd a run across. A bevy of
hits by the Kubs in the second netted
three runs, and Baker's lead was never
headed. The crowd was a record-
breaker. The game was preceded by
a great street parade and by cere
monies at the diamond. Score:
R. H. E.l R. H. E.
Baker 4 6 OlPendleton. . .3 10 2
Batteries Mieli and King: McClure
The Walla Walla-Yakima game went
an extra inning. In Walla Walla the
Bears won after losing the game in the
ninth. Peterson was wild and Welch
went in in the tenth. Three walks and
a wild heave let In two Bears and gave
tnem the game.
The Bears scored first, then Yakima
tied in the second. The Bears again
took the lead, only to be tied, and in
the tenth the" Yakima Braves pulled
ahead. Then Welch handed out the
game on a platter. Plantz, of Yakima,
got four hits. But three two-baggers
were hit, Johnson, of the Bears, and
Stokke and Herrod. of the Braves, con
necting. The score:
R. H. E. R. H. E.
W'lla W'lla.5 7 2N. Yakima. .4 10 2
Batteries Bridger and Brown: Pe
terson. Welch and Taylor.
GOVERNOR PAYS CONVICTS
Colquitt of Texas Goes Himself to
See Pioneer Honor Band.
LINDALE, Tex., April 7. Governor
Colquitt came here today to pay in per
son the wages of 60 convicts, the pio
neer band, in the honor system, who
worked unguarded on roads in this
section. There has been only one at
tempt at escape in the two months it
has been under way and then the two
runaways were caught by the other
convicts, who wrote the Governor,
apologizing for the broken promise of
The Governor is considering extend
ing the system to other roads in the
state. The convicts receive 60 cents
MORE STOCK IN FAIR SOLD
Shareholders of "Woodland Exhibi
tion Elect Directors.
WOODLAND, Wash., April 7. (Spe
cial.) At the meeting of the stock
holders of the Woodland Fair Associa
tion Saturday, additional stock was
subscribed, that brought the amount up
to $22000. There still are many to be
seen who will undoubtedly lend their
Four acres of the George Goerlg
tract, south of the western part of
town and only three blocks from the
business center, probably . will be
bought and permanent buildinga erect
ed. Seven directors were named at the
MISSION WOMEN GATHER
Presbyterian Society Prepares for
Conference at Aberdeen.
ABERDEEN, Wash., April 7. (Spe
cial.) Delegates to the Women's Pres
byterian Missionary Society of South
western Washington began to arrive in
the city tonight to take part in the
two days session of the organization
which will open here tomorrow.
More than 60 delegates from out-of-
town places are expected. Principal
speakers at the gathering will be Dr.
Bebee, of the Laos mission, and Mrs.
J. M. Fuller, wife of Dr. Fuller, of
More Democrats Enter Field.
ROSEBURG, Or, April 7. (Special.)
Two more Democrats entered the
neld for Representative from Douglas
County today. One of them, W. S.
Hamilton, is a druggist and a native
Douglas County man. The other can
didate is W. H. Fisher, cashier of the
First Trust Savings Bank. In addi
tion to the Democratic candidates there
are three aspirants for Representative
from Douglas at the Republican pri
maries.. Glee CInb Gives Concert.
UNIVERSITY OF OREGON, Eugene,
April 7. (Special.) The Oregon Agri
cultural College Glee Club appeared in
concert here last night under the au
spices of the University of Oregon club.
This concert marked the fulfillment of
the plan inaugurated, last year by
which the rival Institutions exchange
glee clubs. The Oregon singers ap
peared, in Corvallis two weeks ago.
Charter Revocation Asked.
SALEM. Or, April 7 (Special.)
Attorney - General Crawford haa for
warded to District Attorney Hednn.
of Clackamas County, a complaint ask
ing the revocation of the charter of
the Friars' Club of Milwaukie. It is
charged that the club was incorporated
for unlawful purposes. Governor West
asked Mr. Crawford to have its chan
Knights to Visit I.a Grande.
PENDLETON. Or, April 7. (Special.)
Twenty-five Knights Templar of the
Pendleton lodge, accompanied by, their
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TASTE the delicious
Spring foods that
are served at the
luncheons ; there's
a zest and a flavor
to them that you'll enjoy.
Every weekday from 1 I :30
to 2, in the main dining-room,
overlooking street and court
Scores of strikingly beautiful
gowns are " seen every after
noon in the Grill during tea
hours; a dainty, menu is
served to the accompaniment
of the newest music by the
hotel - orchestra.
3:30 to 6.
Table d'Hote Dinners
Weekdays and Sundays
Ca. J. Kaufmann. Manager.
wives, will go to La Grande Sunday to
pass Easter with fraternal brothers In
that city. The excursion will bo In
charge of W. E. Brock. J. F. Robinson
and C. E. Roosevelt, and is in accord
ance with a custom established several
years ago by the lodges of Baker u
Grande and Pendleton, delegations from
two or the towns passing Easter with
the lodge in the third.
SCRAMBLE ON FOR BENCH
Five Aspirants Seek Office of Pnlon
LA GRANDE, Or., April 7 (Special.)
Aspirants for the various county and
state offices are coming out almost
daily. The office of County Judge, which
pays S1200 yearly and has been held by
J. O. Henry for four years, seema to
be the much-coveted office. Two Demo
crats. J. R. Oliver and J. F. Phy; two
rtepuDiicans, w. w. Randal and J. C
Henry, and one Progressive, Lorenzo
Still well, have filed petitions for thn
Arthur Williams has filed for Jus
tice of the Peace, which office he now
holds, and D. H. Proctor has filed to
succeed himself for the office of Re
corder. Hunter's Arrest Ordered.
MARSHFIELD. Or., April 7. (Spe
cial.) District Attorney W. H. Mere
dith, of Curry County, was in Marsh
field a day after the shooting of Jack
Bush by Edgar Eggers, while hunting
in the Sixes neighborhood, and stated
he had ordered the arrest of Eggers.
The man will be brought before the
grand Jury which convenes on April 13
and an attempt will be made to Indict
him for manslaughter.
La Grande Boy Breaks Arm.
LA GRANDE. Or, April 7 (Special.)
While playing on the chute-the-chutes
at the high school building here
this morning Wayman Scott, son of
William Harding Scott, fell and broke
win Pones In his right forearm.
w. $ djms Jiiiii x is
BISMARCK, like all Germans, prized Personal Liberty asthe breath of life a NATURAL
RIGHT to be guarded and defended at any cost. Among our millions of law-abiding
jj German-American citizens there is not a man who does not consider it insolent tyranny
foi the most odious kind for any legislation to issue this command iThou shalt NOTeat
this thou shalt NOT drink that? Germans know that there is no evil in the light wines and
beers of their fathers. EVIL ONLY IS IN THE MAN WHO MISUSES THEM. Fifty-seven
years ago ANHEUSER-BUSCH founded their great institution upon the tenets of the Con
sutution ot the United Mates. Lninn? these tuty-seven years they have honestly brewed an
honest beer the kind that has added to the temperance of nations-Their great brand
BUDWEISER is demanded throughout die -world. Its sales exceed any other beer by
hfelcUby-SJST3 esSfe ANHEUSER-BUSCH
' ST. LOUIS
BLUMAUER & H0CH, Distributors'
I p" spellsTemperance
Quality. liC c ,
The finest woolens are shown in this
new exclusive establishment. Suitable
for the tastes of every man's fancy.
We will tailor to .your 3
measure an individual P
suit that is superior
in the city for the
The shop is new and the woolens are new and are by
far the finest selection ever shown in Portland. We have
taken a 10 year lease of this store, so its up to us to make
good. "It must fit."
All our suits are made by skilled union men.
GRIEF CAUSES SUICIDE
max, sonny for theft, leaps
FROM TOP OF FAST TRAIN".
Mystery of Tragedy r The Dalles
Cleared I p With Discovery f Let- '
ter Explaining; Reason.
THE DALLES, Or, April 7. (Spe
cial.) Grievins over money he had
stolen from his brother at Helper,
Utah, In order to come to this city
and partially pay for the procery store
of C. A. Johnson, R. B. Bergera com
mitted suicide in the O.-W. It. & N.
It is thought he boarded train No. 10.
which left here at 9:46 P. M., and
jumped from the top. of one of the
coaches when the train was speeding:.
His nose and one leg; were broken and
cuts and gashes about the head showed
he was killed Instantly. There is no
evidence he was hit by a train, a phy
sician says. The wounds indicate a
long; fall. The body was found by the
local switch engine crew.
Considerable mystery surrounded the
tragedy. It was first believed that
Bergera might have met with a fatal
accident, but this was cleared up when
the remains of a letter torn into many
pieces was found at Berg-era's store.
This letter proved Bergera definitely
planned to end his life because he had
Btolen money from his brother. The
missive, written in Italian, was trans
lated at the Coroner's inquest.
In the letter Bergera said he could
not understand why he had taken the
money from his brother, who operates
a general merchamHw store at Helper.
SALT LAKE CITY, DENVER,
EJINSAS CITY, ST. LOUIS, OMAHA, CHICAGO
AND ALL EASTERN CITIES
0,.gn-W ashington Railroad & Navigation Co.
Ore a on short Line and laloa Pacific
AUTOMATIC BLOCK SIGNALS
All the Way to Chlcaco
Three Trains Dally: Leave-Union Depot
Portland and Pnget Sound Ex
' Salt Lake Express
All the conveniences of present-day travel; su
perior equipment; smooth, easy roadbed: oil-burning-
locomotives, polite, t-fflclent employes.
For Information, tickets and berth reserva
tions ask our
CITY TICKKT OFFICE
Third WaahlaurtoK streeta
Marshall 4300. BOTH PHONES A 6121
He said he had never stolen as much
as "the fifth of a penny." He also
wrote that if he could but get the
money he had taken and return it he
would bo the "happiest man- in the
of the Qermans
rartUaa, Ortf ..."."
and up t&
10:00 A. M.
7:00 P. M.
12:30 A. M.
Talconcr Proposes Dry Alaska.
WASHINGTON, April 7. Prohibition
for Alaska was proposed today in &
bill by Representative Falconer, Pro-
grlve. f WnsMr-rton.
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