Morning Oregonian. (Portland, Or.) 1861-1937, May 02, 1914, Page 2, Image 2

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Senator Says Declination to
Submit Issue Would Be Re
. versal of Position.
Switzerland Would. Have Deciding
Voice, According to Proposed
flan Benefit of Exemption
i to Consumer Denied.
' WASHINGTON, May 1. Without
Waiting for the Panama tolls exemption
repeal bill to be called formally before
the Senate, Senator Norrls began de
bate today on the subject with an ap
peal for a resort to arbitration. He
favored the passage of the House re
peal measure, with an amendment ex
pressly declaring the United States
waived no rig-nts thereby, but called on
President Wilson to invite Great Brit
ain to arbitrate the dispute as to the
right of the United States to discrim
inate in favor of its own vessels.
The exemption of coastwise vessels
from tolls. Senator Norris contended,
amounted to nothing less than a sub
sidy to a class of vessels already en
Joying a monopoly and not deserving it
nearly as much as American vessels
engaged in the foreign trade and com
peting with all the ships of the world.
Benefit to Consumer Denied.
He argued that the exemption would
not benefit shipper or consumer, be
cause the difference in the cost of
transportation by rail and water was
so great 33 1-3 per cent that the
exemption would not affect the water
fie insisted the Government had no
more right to pay the legitimate cost
of transporting goods across the
isthmus than it had to build a free rail
road across the continent. Senator
Norris criticised the position taken by
Senator Lodge that the United States
has a right to discriminate in favor of
its own vessels, but should surrender
that right out of respect to the opinion
of the civilized world. On the other
hand, the Nebraska Senator said that
to decline to arbitrate the queslon
would be to reverse the pretenses the
United States has been- making in the
family of nations for years.
Makeup of Tribunal Suggested.
It would not do, he argued, to admit
the weakness ot the case by saying the
civilized world was against the United
States and therefore a fair tribunal of
arbitration could not be procured. He
suggested the court of arbitration con
sist of three members of the Supreme
Court of the United States and ' three
Judges of the highest court of England
with possibly the President of Switzer
land or a citizen of that country se
lected by the President of Switzerland
Bitting as the seventh member.
Considerable Change Made in JPtes
tlval Queen Contest.
A flurry in the standings of the dif
ferent candidates for Rose Festival
queen was announced yesterday. Miss
Alice Husby. who was in seventh place
on the previous tally, jumped to first
position, while Miss Vigus, who previ
ously had the lead, dropped to fourth
place. Miss Ostervold, standard bearer
of the Woodmen of the World, Jumped
from eighth to second.
The standings are:
Miss Alice Husby 11 GSO
Hies Una Ostervold " "lim'si?
Misa Hazel Hoyt lis'sio
Miss Sadlo B. VIbus .""III!" 1S 105
!is Nellie Lincoln ""HI" 18940
MIm Laola Martin lgiis
Miss Helen Fitzgerald ..M""." J-fsiS
Miss Thelma HolHngsworth ....... .127 Sfo
Miss Helen Mclver lVs'tVo
Mies Estella McCarl ! . . . 1 1 "II I ! " ' J
Miss Stella Campling- 1-4 -Jto
Miss Violet Oaklev lo7
Stlss Matilda Peterson " ... ' lis "bo
Miss Anna Tierney "ll4'4O0
Miss Minnie K. Smith I "107 780
Miss Mary McCarthy 107110
Mis Mary MeKlnnon . "1 'los'is
Miss Dalles Perkins 111111111 losioi
Miss Marftaret Clifford "loVstM
Miss Beulah Barrlnser ...... i:"?
Miss Purnell Fiahburn l II.I lo'o'S
Miss Kredla Relder ! loo'ssn
Miss Geneva Robertson .... . Si if?
Mls tiertrude Lucks
Miss Anna Miles 6S10
j. Street Work, Stopped by Pire Lat
" July, to Be Kesumed.
SHERIDAN. Or.. May 1. (Special.)
The Warren Construction Company
will resume operations next week on
the big contract let to that company
last Spring for the laying of 80.000
square yards of bitulithic pavement.
K. H. Bostic will have charge of the
construction work and the present
pood weather continuing, a full paving
irew will commence work. The com
pany had Just started here last Sum
mer when Sheridan's big fire in July
Ooquill Caucus Names Officers.
COQUILLE. May 1 (Special.) The
caucus to nominate candidates for city
offices to be voted upon at the city
election Friday. May 11, was largely
attended, half of those present being
women. A. T. Morrison was nominated
to succeed himself as Mayor. J. B.
Lawrence was re-nominated for Re
corder, and William Lyons and George
O. Leach were re-nominated for Coun
cil and P. L Kline waa nominated to
eucceed W. C. Laird.
Navy 13nUstments Cease.
t,VESTOff T-r XI... 1 -01 t
. aii, ny
Iepa1Onent today sent orders to the
naval Recruiting stations here to ac
cept no more applications for enlist
ment in the Navy except from those
who have been honorably discharged
from the service. The) Navy, it waa
ald. now has its full authorized
strength of 61,600 men as & result of
the heavy enlistments since the trouble
with Mexico began.
I Xormal School Glrrs Plant Garden.
MONMOUTH, Or., May 1. (Special.)
Girls in the Oregon Xormal School,
- enrolled in the study of agriculture,
Z now have gardens on a tract of land
' east of the Normal bniirftna.
j the direction of Professor L. P. ailmore
- rne piots were planted with vegetable
i seed chosen by the students on a plan
- similar to that of the Monmouth Train.
- lng School.
Texas the State Jndustfi, Aidant
i has held that straat nii,v cmu.
panira c not com wtthm fc purviaw bt
the Texu tvorkmea'a aomfisoiULtisH si , thai
tney ax "miH from iMise liu:
l1""1" 1 " " - '... '' wt, ftmffMwm fl fl, WiU:
Ject to th fKtf rtwikuis U sUam
.7, .?: - A:siA. k -yr -
Return Voyage From Manaos
to United States Begun.
Anthony I'lales, Arriving in Advance
or Party, Tells How T. R. Wore
Out Native Hunters in
Their Own Jungles.
MANOS, Brazil, May 1. Colonel Theo
dore Roosevelt sailed today on his way
down the river, expecting to go direct
to the United States. Kermit Roose
velt, it is said, will go direct from Rio
Janeiro to Spain, as he -is soon to marry
the daughter of Ambassador Willard in
NEW YORK, May 1. Anthony Fiala,
the explorer in charge of one of the
Roosevelt expeditions in Brazil, re
turned here today with details of how
the Colonel wore out the Brazilian
hunters in their own familiar jungles.
Of one hunt for a tiger cat, Fiala said:
"The Brazilians did the best they
could and with the negro boys kept
up for several hours. But the pace eet
by the Colonel, even in their own jun
gle, was too much for them. Late at
night a boy returned to the camp and
said that the Colonel and Kermit were
about two miles off In the jungle. When
they finally came out their clothing
was torn to shreds and their arms and
legs were bleeding in many places. But
they were carrying the Brazilians' guns
and shoes. The Brazilians had quit and
were lying on their backs in a d;-y place
recuperating. The cat got away."
Piala said the Colonel had lost some
flesh but seemed to keep his health re
markably well. He added that the Bra
zilians regarded Colonel Roosevelt high.
ly. luach one considered the ex-Presi
dent his own personal friend.
Continued 1,-rom Flint Pag-e.)
bad previously exercised good offices. A
sixth development it was expected
would emphasize further what was be
ing done.
The conference of the Spanish Am
bassador with the mediators was to
discuss the general situation. As show
ing the directness of the mediators,
they are putting aside all diplomatic
circumlocution and sending cables di
rect to lluerta and Carranza and re
ceiving direct replies. '
Hurta'i Acceptance Published.
The text of the Huerta reply through
his Foreign Minister, accepting good
offices, which has heretofore been given
only in outline, was as follows:
"Mexico City. April 27. (Very ur
gent.) With reference to yesterday's
telegram, tell the Spanish Ambassador
that mediation is accepted in principle
and that we are) very much obliged
for his good offices, as well as to the
representatives of A, B-. C, which are
a proof of the solidarity of the peoples
of Spanish origin."
The Huerta reply to the armistice
proposal received last night was also
a direct cable to the mediators in re
sponse to their cabled inquiry.
The regular meeting ot the Cabinet
today was devoted largely to affaire
other than Mexico, showing that much
of the tension over the situation has
disappeared in Administration quarters.
Members of the Cabinet spoke hope
fully of the mediation prooeedlnKa and
felt from its present aspeet that it
would "work out."
Mediators Perm Court,
It Is realised that the envoys of
Brasil, Argentina and Chile have a dual
eapoeity jq thai present Intermedia
tion, They make tip virtually an in
ternational paurt, an 4 as sueh are en
tirely independent, th United States
being a party to the proceedings. Each
et thera, heweveF, js accredited to the
United ptates and they are holding
the if sessions at rashingtan. Pop (his
reason tns (s a. dasir to avoid
any appearance of Ravins theip Indi
vidual caBacitj as eavays ta tea UHited.
"1 M- ryjjf &- V-,.,"
States influence their attitude as an
independent and impartial tribunal de
tached from all pressure from any of
the parties concerned.
Secretaries Bryan and Daniels were
active during the day in their endeav
ors to neutralize the oil wells at Tam
pico. It developed that the local au
thorities at the town could take no
action until advised by their superiors.
So the British Embassy continued its
efforts to effect an understanding
with the Huerta government while the
United States communicated with
General Carranza. The reopening of
the American Consulate at Tampico is
expected to assist in keeping the wells
from being- destroyed. General Ara
gosa, tho federal commander, has prom
ised American Consul Miller protection.
Wells Capped With Cement.
Secretary Daniels said today he had
been informed that most of the wells
had been capped with cement and that
ordinary gunfire would not Ignite them.
Interference with foreign commerce
at Tampico caused much discussion at
the State and Navy Departments, but
no formal announcement of policy. Ac
cording to precedent. It was said, neith
er the rebels nor the federals have any
right to interfere with commercial
vessels, though they may seize the car
goes after they land.
At the War Department Secretary
Garrison announced his Intention of re
moving all the civil officers at Vera
Cruz, replacing them with Army offi
cers. Mr. Garrison said no reflection
was intended on the men already
chosen, as he did not know any of them,
but that it was customary under mili
tary operation for all officers to be
directly responsible to the War De
partment. He said Admiral Fletcher
had chosen civilians because the Navy
did not have the machinery for a mu
nicipal government, the Army having
legal oincers and others qualified to
handle a government such as was the
case in Cuba after the Spanish-Amer
ican War.
According to War Department offi
cials it is necessary to make the courts
at Vera Cruz military tribunals or dam
age suits against the civil government
mere mignt result in claims against
the American Government, martial law
relieving that possibility.
Dr. Edward Ryan to Be Given Safe
Passage to Vera Cruz.
VERA CRUZ, May 1. President Hu
erta today ordered the immediate re
lease of Dr. Edward Ryan, an American
Red Cross official, who was threatened
with execution as a spy in Zacatecas.
The release was ordered, after urgent
personal representations to President
Huerta by William W. Canada, Ameri
can Consul here.
Huerta telegraphed to Mr. Canada
that he did not know that Dr. Ryan
was to be put to death, but that he
had ordered the federal commander at
Zacatecas to release him at once and
give him transportation to Mexico City.
uronri tne capital President Huerta
promised to send him to Vera Cruz.
Representations in behalf of Dr.
Ryan also were made by Sir Christo
pher Cradock, commander of the Brit
ish naval squadron In Mexican waters.
tnrough sir Lionel Carden, British
Minister, and by the Brazilian Min
ister, acting for the United States.
Gorgas Advises Precautions at Be
ginning of Rainy Season.
WASHINGTON, May 1. Detention of
American troops at era Cruz for an
indefinite period during progress of
mediation has suggested the necessity
of special precautions against disease.
The beginning of the rainy season
today, bringing with it myriads of
mosquitoes regarded as germ carriers,
has induced General Qorgas, Surgeon
General of the Army, with his own Pan
ama experience In mind, to reeommend
the immediate allotment ef a large sura
of money to be expended in sanitary
measures, such a the prelection of the
troops in their sleeping quarters with
mosquito netting, wholesale vaaoinatlon
against smallpox, the administration ef
typhoid prophylaxis and ether neces
sary precautions,
198 Mere Banks eHibteribe,
WASHINGTON, May 1, One hundred
and ninety-three additional banks to
day subscribed to Federal reserve bank
stock n thely respective districts, ac
cording tQ advices received by the
Treasury Department. This makes a
total of 4T6J subscribes banks, the ag
gregate amonnt of the subscriptions
being fSl,6?3,l0.
f ':
Counsel for Charles S. MeHen
Sails Suddenly.
Chief Counsel for Interstate Com
mission Wanta to Know Whether
Departure Was Before Xante
Was Heard In Case.
WASHINGTON. May 1. New interest
Was ml H or! frulnv tn Vi a InvMtls.tlnM
by the Interstate Commerce Commis
sion into financial relations of the New
York, New Haven & Hartford Rail
road and the Billard Company, by the
unsuccessful efforts of the Commission
to summon Jnhn Hll Xfk'av whn ha.
been mentioned as private counsel for
ex-rresiaent Mellen and who. In the
opinion of Chief Counsel Folk, is an
essential witness.
It was learned by the Commission
'hat Air Xfflfav vaa a. 1. 1 i I
J oh ,1,0 UIUI.D 1U
New York vesterria.v nnH .. -
time in the day ho sailed for Europe.
Mr. Folk is now trrfn. t j ..
- - - - j rr u 11 1
whether his departure was before or
"r "is name was Drought into the
Witness DIeclosea Little.
Samuel Uumtnrvnv n,.,u.. . 1
Second National Bank of New Haven,
one of tho recalcitrant witnesses of
April 10. testified at length today, but
disclosed llttlf Xff TJomtn o-, ... I.
was one time treasurer of the much
discussed Billard comoanv. . said ho
understood the concern was a
holding company, first capitalized at
$50,000. Subsequently the capital was
increased to 12. 000 non it. Bt
did not know where the capital came
nuin; inat ne Knew nothing of the
t-umjinuj b U p C ra 1 1 ISUB.
Political contritutiona paid in 1904
by President Mellm to the Republican
National Committee and to various
state committees, amounting to $103 -000,
figured in the day's testimony as
an enlivening incident These pay
ments, it was shown, did not appear on
the New Haven's books, having been
authorize, hv ti -Maw ti -. j 1
tors out of "unexpended" profits from
Mr. Mellen's sale of treasury stock of
Auditor Remembers Vouchers.
Julian M. Tomlinann Jit.. .u.
New Haven, testified about the contri
butions which he said President Mel
len told film Ha . . , ,
---- "w nmju uut U L niS
OWn fundfL Rft.raianl. , 1 ,
' . "ci-'s reim
bursed by the road.
rne witness said he recalled seeing a
voucher tt tVi r-n . .
. xtajiroao.
Company, another New Haven subsld-
uxiy. snowing a payment of $100,000
i r" 5obDlne- general counsel
lii xaaven.
.v.M T,om""!on aIao "aid he thought
tne books showed a payment of $23 000
to John Hall McKay from the New
England Navigation Company.
w. j. burnsIttacked
crowd Threatens Crime Investigator
In Leo M. Frank Case State As
sails Methods Tsed by Defense.
MAUI ETTA. Ua., May 1. William J.
Burns, tho detective, was the center of
an angry demonstration when he came
here today, presumably In connection
with an investigation of the case of
Leo M, Frank, the Atlanta factory
superintendent under sentence of death
for the murder of 14-year-old Mary
One man In a erewd that surrounded
Burns struck the detective in the face.
Others threatened tho detective with
Violence if he made any move to re
sist tho man, The detective escaped
to a hotel, while O, W. Burks, who
accompanied him here, summoned Pep
u7 heiffs, No arrests were made.
This is the heme of the slain faotery
girl and many of her relatives still
live here, The deteotive'a assertion
that Frank was net guilty and that
James Conley, a nearo lactory sweeper
convicted as an - accessory after the
murder, alone was responsible for the
crime, has aroused intense feeling here.
Burns returned to Atlanta tonight.
ATLANTA. Ga, May 1. Attacks by
state attorneys on methods employed
by the defense in obtaining evidence
for their plea today marked the re
sumption of hearings on the extraordi
nary motion for a new trial for Leo
M. Prank, under death sentence for
the murder of Mary Pbagan.
Private detectives were charged with
using misrepresentation and other Im
proper influences in obtaining affidav
its. Hugh M Dorsey, Solicitor Gen
eral, asserted he believed some of the
affidavits were forgeries.
A Million Bid. Adv.
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doesn't know. Our
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buying, tes ting,
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Resinol heals
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the most distressing easea of ec
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skin or scalp eruption, and clears
away pimples, blackheads, red
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when other treatments hav
proven only a waste of trme and
money. Beware of imitations.
Sflateol la sold by practically erary dros
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Home BakiiifS Reduces
' 1 kHE TJ. S. Dept. of Agriculture in Experiment Station Bulletin
-- No. 142 says that ten cents worth of wheat supplies almost
three times as much protein and ten times as much energy as
round steak, and with some other cuts of meat the difference is
even greater.
If then, one really desires to reduce her weekly meat and grocery
bills, she need only make more use of her oven.
Who ever heard man, woman or child complain that good home-made
biscuits, muffins, cake and cookies appeared on the table too often? Instead the
tendency is "to make a meal of them" and the variety is so great that something
yon -bake yourself could well be the chief feature of every meaL
Home Baking is Simplified by
the Use of K C Baking Powder
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ne dry ana neavy. you can make a cake so light that you can
hardly get it out of the pan whole, yet it will not fall.
K C Is not like the old fashioned baking powders. It is double
acting and continues to give off leavening gas until the dough is
cooked through. K C is sold at a fair price a large can for 25
cents. This would be no object If strength and purity were sacri
ficed, but every can is fully guaranteed under State and National
Pure Food laws and to pUase. We take all the chances. Your
money back if you do not get better results with K C than any
baking powder you ever used.
Include a can in your next grocery order, try some of the new
recipes that appear in this paper from time to time. Then you will
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