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tttr MORMXG OREnOXIAX. FRIDAY. MAT 1, 1914.
ORJECT OF THREAT
Demonstrators Harass Rich
Man in New York Office
L Over Colorado Strike.
UPTON SINCLAIR IS FINED
AMERICA'S RICHEST YOUNG MAN AND HIS FORMER PLAYMATE
NOW HIS BRIDE.
"Free Silence League" Members Are
Sent to Tombs, While Iicketers
! "Wearing Crepe March Be
;. fore 2 6 Broadway.
NEW YORK, April 30. Threats of
violence were made today against John
D. Rockefeller, Jr., by demonstrators
against what was declared to be hid
policy in the Colorado strike. One wo
man attempted to invade his office and
when she was prevented she withdrew
with Imprecations on her lips, repeat
ing in a speech outside threats she had
made within the building of personal
barm that would come to him if he
persisted in declining: to consent to ar
bitration in the Colorado crisis.
While Upton Sinclair, Miss Elizabeth
Freeman, an English militant suffra
gette, and Mrs. Donie Laetner, pioneers
in the Free Silence League movement,
were . being Bent today to the Tombs
prison for picketing yesterday, other
picketers wearing crepe on their sleeves
began pacing the sidewalk in front of
26 Broadway, where Mr. Rockefeller
has his offices.
March Kept l p All Day.
The march was kept up all day and
meetings were held in Bowling Green
at which speakers reiterated charges
that he was responsible 'for conditions
In the Ludlow district.
Mr. Rockefeller issued a statement
tonight characterizing as "infamous"
any illusion to conditions in Colorado
as "'Rockefeller's war." The conflicts
in Colorado were not between mine
owners and strikers, he asserted, but
between the strikers and the state
troops. The statement contained no
reference to the "free silence" protest
in this city.
Sinclair, Miss Freeman and Mrs.
Lietner went to jail in preference to
paying each a $3 fine imposed after
they were convicted of disorderly con
duct. They said they would go on a
Woman Threatens Rockefeller.
While Sinclair and others were hav
ing a two-hour hearing in court, Marie
Ganz, of the Industrial Workers of the
World, was making fruitless efforts to
Bee Mr. Rockefeller. When attendants
barred her from his office she di
rected threats against Mr. Rockefeller,
and, wolking out into Bowling Green
Park, mounted a pile of .lumber and
made a verbal attack on him. If he
failed to accept arbitration with the
Government, she cried to a throng of
several thousand persons, he would be
forced to arbitrate with the working
The crowd surged in close, shouted
and threw sand. Someone hurled a
paving block in the direction, of Alex
ander Berkman, an anarchist, who also
was making a speech. Upton Sinclair's
wife was in front of 26 Broadway,
among the picketers, one of whom wore
a ribbon with the text "Thou shalt not
Mr. Rockefeller's statement, issued
tonight, quoted the Lieutenant-Governor
of Colorado, in an effort to show
that the Btrikers themselves started
the trouble by killing? a. nonunion man.
Alluding to "the deplorable loss of life
in Colorado" Mr. Rockefeller said:
"To describe this condition as '.Rock
efeller s war,' as has been done bv cer
tain of the sensational newspapers and
speakers, is infamous. Our. interest Is
eolely in the Colorado Fuel & Iron
Company, which is simply one of a
large number of coal operating com
panies in me state or Colorado."
OPERATORS REFUSE PLEAS
(Continued From First Page.)
completely destroyed the McNally mine
in nuerlano county, kept up an al
most continuous, fire from entrench
ments for 50 hours upon the Walsen
mine, wounded one woman, killed and
wounded four men and killed a sur
Eeon wearing the Red Cross insignia
while attending a wounded soldier on
the field. They viciously attacked the
Hecla mine in Boulder County, killed
one and wounded three men and drove
all employes and their families to
tover for many hours. They attacked
the 1'orbes mine in Las Animas County
with a force of 400 armed men. killed
seven miners, including four Japanese.
Rnd burned everything in sight, in
cluding a stable and 33 mules.
"In the prosecution of their cam
paign of extermination, the foregoing
are some of the things those men have
done during the past few days with
the tacit consent, active co-operation
and under the personal direction and
control of officers and paid agents of
the United Mineworkers of America.
"As stated before, the coal mine ope'
rators of this state now have in their
employ about 10,000 men who- are sat
isfied with the conditions of their em
Men Promised Protection.
"We promised these men protection
Irom personal violence when the
strike was called and they have stood
3oyally by their employers, under most
trying circumstances, disregarding the
dangers and privations incident to the
recent armed attacks of strikers upon
them and their homes; with these men
we always will treat concerning mat
ters affecting their welfare.
"But we cannot enter into negotia
tlons of any character with the offl
cers and agents of the United Mine
Workers of America, who alone are
responsible for the terrible reign of
disorder and bloodshed which has dis
graced this state. Instead of it beinir
our duty to do so, we conceive it rather
1o be the duty of the officials of the
United Mine Workers of America who
called the strike, now to call it off.
They can do so if they see fit, and by
so doing they will, within an hour, in
a great measure, restore industrial
peace and prosperity to this state.
"In no event will the American neo
pie, when fully advised, long permit
1200 or 1500 armed strikers to con
tinue their unlawful efforts to prevent
10.000 law-abiding and industrious men
from working for whom, when and
upon such terms as they see fit."
Hie answer is signed by 19 com
Back Stroke Record towered.
CHICAGO. April 30. Harry J. Heb
Tier, of the Illinois Athletic i-iuh i.
ered his own Record for the 150-yard
back stroke in the National A. A. IT.
championships here tonight. Hebner
swam tne distance in 1:48 4-5. His pre
vious record was 1:0 3-5. Russell
x'ean. or tne Brookline A. A., of Bos
ton. was second, and C. B. Pavlicek
of the University of Chicago, third
J-leoner also won the 100-yard swim lr
b'i 3-5 seconds, defeating A. C. Kaithe
. V. .. y
Mr. and Mrs. William Vincent
Ceremony Performed With
Few Guests Present.
STEPMOTHER IS NOT THERE
Bridegroom Seems Almost to Have
Recovered From Recent Illness
and Honeymoon Voyage on
Yacht Is Flanned.
STAATSBURG, N. T.. April 30. There
were fewer than 50 persons present at
the wedding here today of William
Vincent Astor. the richest young man
In America, and his playmate of child
hood days. Helen Dinsmore Hunting
ton. The ceremony was performed
shortly after noon in the big library
of Hopeland House, home of the bride's
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert P. Hun
tington. Eighteen hundred wedding
announcements were sent out after to
day's ceremony, but the small company
that witnessed It had been invited by
lniormai notes, penned by Mrs. Hun
The bride wore a gorgeous necklace
or pearls, the gift of the bridegroom.
as the only ornament to the gown of
white tulle, surmounted by a lace veil
wmea ner mother and her mother's
mother had worn at their own wed
dings. The bride's mother wore blue
taffeta and chiffon. Mrs. Ava Willing
Astor. mother of the bridegroom, was
present. Among the limited number
of guests present were the superir4-
lenaents oi tne Astor, .Huntington and
Dinsmore estates, respectively. Others
were Robert Huntington, the bride's
brother, who is home from St. Paul's
School at Concord: Mrs. William B.
Dinsmore, the bride's grandmother;
Mr. and Mrs. William B. Dinsmore. Jr.,
tne Dride s aunt and uncle, with their
two children: Miss Madeline Dinsmore.
another aunt; Mrs. Charles B. Duncan,
wife of the rector who performed the
ceremony; Nicholas Biddle, one of the
executors of the Astor estate; William
A. Dobbyn, secretary of the estate: Mr.
and Irs. Archibald Rogers and Mr. and
Mrs. Tracy Dows. neighbors and old
friends, whose little daughter was a
The young widow of Colonel Astor,
stepmother of the bridegroom, was not
present. She had been Invited, it was
said. She is at present In the South.
Air. Astor himself seemed almost to
have recovered from the illness that
caused a change in the wedding plans
and resulted in a quiet home wedding
instead or a Dig atiair at St. Margaret s
Mr. and Mrs. Astor contemplate tak
ing a honeymoon voyage on the Astor
yacht, the in at ma.
OREGON EVILS ARE SOUGHT
Seattle Man's Letter Gives State LI
hrarian Bis Task.
SALEM, Or.. April 30. (Special.)
Miss C. Marvin, State Librarian, has
been requested by Secretary of State
Olcott to corral carefully the evils of
the state government and send them
to a statistician of Seattle. The man
wrote the Secretary of State a few
days ago as follows:
"Please send me by mail the evils
that exist under jour plan of govern
Mr. Olcott pondered the letter for
several minutes and bravely tried to
figure out a way of supplying the in
formation. But the task was too big
for him, and he "side-stepped it" by
turning it over with the following no
tation to Miss Marvin:
"If you will Bhip the evils out of
the state we will be greatly obliged to
. Miss Marvin has all kinds of litera
ture bearing on the "Oregon system"
and other features of the state govern
ment and, if she can find the time, she
will make a brave effort to segregate
Recent Showers Help Crops.
MONMOUTH. Or.. April 29. (Spe
cial.) The recent showers have ma
terially brightened the prospects fo
wheat, oats, vetch, barley and clover
crops in the farming districts of South
ern Polk County. Oats and vetch are
well advanced in growth and farmers
are hoping for a yield even better than
last year. The increased acreage of
barley Is doing well. Clover Is grow
MUST MAKE ROOM
The, JVmnca t SmrsL-Claihes. Stop.
EVERY SPRING SUIT
THE Buyer of our Women's Depart
ment left last night on his second
' trip to New York this season. We
are determined to lower our present
stock of smartest Spring Suits and Coats
at once, to make room for the Summer
Goods which will be arriving shortly. Gen
uine, deep reductions prevail throughout
the Women's Shop. . This is the Suit-buying
opportunity no woman should miss.
See these Suits today.
Genuine Suit Savings
Women's $19.50 Suits, S14.85
Women's $24.50 Suits, S18.85
Women's $29.B0 Suits, S22.85
Women's $34.50 Suits, S26.85
. Women's $39.50 Suits, S29.85
Suits from $44.50 to $84.50 at Greater
The jauntiest of the season's models in all
the favored materials and colors.
To $18.50 Coat at S10.00
$20-$22.50 Coate, S13.85
$25-$27.60 Coats, S14.85
Entire Third Floor
Morrison at Fourth
I" BUY WHERE YOU 1
I SEE THE WINDOW 1
STANDARD IS URGED
Congress Advised to Change
Public Building Scheme.
TYPE SYSTEM ADVOCATED
Commission Would Classify States
and Cities According to Xeeds
and Simplify Construction
Commerce, and housing- of all Federal
activities in the District of Columbia-in
Government-owned buildings instead
of partly in rented buildings, as at
TWO SHOWS TO COMBINE
Oregon City Celebrations May Be
United This Year.
OREGON" CITT. Or., April 30. .(Spe
cial.) The first step in carrying out
the plan of combining the annual
Booster day and Rose Show was taken
Tuesday when the Rose Society met and
appointed a committee to confer with
the Live Wires and the publicity de
partment of the Commercial Club.
The Rose Show and Booster day have
been the two features of Spring life in
xnis city. This year the Commercial
tiuD, which bas char are of Booster dav.
suggested that the two celebrations be
WASHINGTON". April 30. As part of
a scheme for standardization of the
Federal buildings the country over, the
public buildings commission, in a re
port presented to Congress today, rec
ommended the creation of a Federal
bureau to absorb the supervising ar
chitect's offices In the Treasury De
partment. The proposed bureau would
include a board of estimates and prop
erty. The report declared there was ap
proximately $45,000,000 of public build
ings work to be placed under construc
tion by the Treasury Department; that
in the past 12 years $163,085,431 had
been authorized for public building
sites and construction and that In the
past three years the average expen
ditures for construction of buildings,
maintenance, operation and all other
expenses has been 920,000.000 a year.
The commission recommends:
Organization of a Federal bureau of
public buildings, headed by a commis
sioner at a salary of $8000 a year, to be
aided by technical experts of the su
pervising architect's office.
Practical standardization of build
ings, establishment of groups of states
in which similar conditions exist, clas
siflcation of cities where buildings
should be erected and use of type sets
of plans and specifications, to be used
solely for postoffices in the same class
or group: adoption of a less costly but
durable, simple and architecturally de
sirable construction to permit of eco
nomical operation and maintenance.
- No buildings to be authorised where
postoffice receipts are less than $10,000
a year. Prompt appropriation for con
struction of the proposed buildings for
the Departments of State, Justice an
NEW STATION IS OPENED
Location of Xewberg Depot Gives
Passengers View of Town.
NKWP.I : !!;. Or.. April 30 fSDecia.11
The Southern Pacific station passed
into tne possession of Station Agent
James and his assistants todsr. Tt i.
located on First street. All passenger
trains or tne soutnern Pacific Com
pany will pass on that street, the pas
"eiiger service Deing now all by elec
tric trains. By this means everybody
going through on these cars will get
gooa view or rvewberg.
The freight trains will continue to
use the main track and the old station.
Xine Tteserve Banks Meet Condition.
WASHINGTON. April 30. Nine of
the 12 reserve banks today had more
of their stock subscribed than the
minimum of J4. 000, 000 fixed by law.
The total of National bank subscribers
in the 12 districts, according to a
statement, was 4560, and the total
amount of stock subscribed was J77.
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Smell the Paint?
It's all over town since we
started this special sale of
Paints and Varnish. To
day and tomorrow, at the Big; Paint Store and our 32 District Dealers, you
can set the following: Our "we hurry" motor delivery service admits of no
HOUSE AND PORCH PAINT
Special, the Gallon $1.67
Regular price $2.25 gallon. In 42
shades. A gallon gives one coat to
500 square feet.
Special, the Quart S5c
Regular price 85c quart. Beaver
brand. Dries hard over night. , We
know of none better.
Special, the Quart 3Sc
Regular price 50c quart. Dries hard
over night. A quart will give two
coats to the average floor where
rugs are used.
SHINGLE AND ROOF STAIN
Special, the Gallon 65c
Creosote Stain. Sells regularly for
$1.10 gallon. A gallon gives one
coat to 200 square feet. In ten
Front and Morrison
THE BIC PAINT STORE
ROAD PROBE OPENS TILT
FOLK CLASHES WITH MARINE EX.
GrXEER, OP 'EW YORK,
Letter Read Into Record Asks If Sam
of S36.0UO Lawyer's Expenses
' Could Be Called "Repairs."
WASHINGTON. Anril 30. Investiga
tion into the affairs of the New York.
New Haven & Hartford Railroad sys
tem by the Interstate Commerce Com-,
mission was enlivened today by i
sharp verbal tilt between Chief Coun
sei oik and Stevenson Taylor, a ma
rine engineer, of New York.
Mr. Folk read into the record a let
ter from M. I. Taylor to ex-President
Mellen, of the New Haven, tellinz of
the formation of the United States
Transportation Company, at M-. Mel
len's request, to operate a line of
steamers from New York to Fall River.
This paragraph in the letter caused the
"McKay suggests that his expenses
toward Retting a pier in New York,
about S36.000. be charged by the Quln
tard Iron Works as repairs to steam
ers. Is this advisable or permissible?"
It was explained that the McKay re
ferred to was John McKay. Mr. Mel
len ' h counsel, and that Taylor was
president of the Quintard Iron Works.
Mr. Folk asserted that this letter lndi
cated false entry bookkeeping: and
called attention to the fact that It was
written in Mr. Taylor's own hand in
stead of beln dictated.
His questions brought heated an
swers from the witness, who said he
did not know whether he had made the
entry suggested or whether Mr. Mul
len had replied to his letter.
Knights Templars at Ashland.
ASHLAND. Or, April 30. (Special.!
Knights Templars from various points
of the valley were here yesterday as
guests of Malta commandery No. 4, the
occasion being an official visit from
Grand Eminent Commander Leonard L.
Jewell and Grand Standard Bearer Boo
zin, both of Grants Pass.
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$5.00 to $12.00
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i Package of 6 - - - 50c 1
Safe Razor, $5.00
(Mc Allowed far year Dcsuastrmtar)
Safe Razor, $2.50
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