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VOL. LIV.-XO 1C737. PORTLAND. OREGON. THURSDAY, J FLY 16, 1914. - PRICE FIVE CENTS.
HUERTA IS OUT
Resignation Accepted by
Congress, 121 to 17,
With Cries of "Viva!"
PEOPLE CHEER SUCCESSOR
Progress to National Palace Is
Marked by Tumultuous
PATRIOTIC MOTIVE ASSERTED
Huerta Says He Retires From
Sense of Duty to Nation.
STREET SCENES ORDERLY
Governor of Federal District An
nounces Repressive Measure Will
Be Taken v if Necessary and
Mounted Folic Patrol.
MEXICO CITT, July 15. General
Victorlano Huerta resigned from the
provisional presidency of the Mexican
repute, tonight, and his resignation
was accepted by the Senate and Cham
ber of Deputies by a vote of 121 to 17.
The resignation was1 accompanied by
The resignation was accompanied by
the announcement that it was actuated
kv hlehest motives of patriotism and
complying with supreme duty to his
' Francisco Carbajal was then appoint-
4 President and took the oath of of-
fie. at th. Joint session of Deputies
through the department oi lore.gn
latlons. It was read In the House ana
was greeted with cries or "viva tiuerta.
It was then referred to the Joint com -
mittAe. of rovernacion. After brief
consideration, th. committees reported
accepting the resignation in in. toiiow
"Article 1. We accept the resigna
tion presented by General Victorlano
Huerta as president of the Mexican
Carbajal formally Called.
i 9 w. nil Licentiate Fran.
Cisco Carbajal, minister of foreign rela
tions, to assume the presidency."
A ballot was taken and the Joint ses
sion approved the report.
President Carbajal proceeded to the
national palace under an escort of
presidential guards and all along tho
way was greeted with tumultuous
Vera Crun Ontrage" De.on.ced.
The text of General Huerta'a resig
nation follows: ...
"Deputies and Senators: Public ne
cessity, admitted by the Chamber of
Deputies, by th. Senate and the Su
preme Court, called me to the supreme
magistracy of the republic. Later,
when in this same hall I had the honor
of addressing you In' compliance with
the constitutional precept. I promised
at all cost, to bring about peace.
"Seventeen months have passed and
In that brief period of time I have
formed an army with which to carry
out that solemn promise. You all know
the immense difficulties which my gov
ernment has encountered, owing to a
scarcity of funds, as well as to the
manifest ;iud decided protection which
a great power of this continent has
afforded to tho rebels so much so that
when th. revolution had been broken
up. seeing that its chief leaders were
and continued to be divided, the power
in question sought a pretext to inter
vene directly Jn the conflict and the
result of this waa the outrage com
mitted at Vera Cruz by tho American
Personal Interest Not Sought.
"Success was had. as you know, in
adjusting honorably through our dele
gates at Niagara Falls the petty Tam
plco incident, but the revolution con
tiausd. with th. support of whorrj we
"Yet after the highly patriotic work
achieved by our delegates at Niagara
Falls, ther. are still soma who say that
I. com. what may. seek my personal
Interest and not that of tho republic
And aa I need to refute this allegation
with facts, I tender my formal resig
nation of the Presidency of the repub
lic "Th. National Congress must know
.h. thm renublic throusrh its govern-
he labored In entire good faith
and with th. fullest , energy, having
succeeded in doing - away with the
party whloh in. tho .United States calls
Itself Democratic and having shown
how th. right should b. defended.
Blow. Dearit to IT.Jiwt P"wer.
To be mora explicit I will say that
th. action of the government of the
joonlnrixl - on Pais JU,
SAVED BY BUTLER
SERVANT GRAPPLES WITH MILI
TANT HORSEWHIP PER.
Women Cry "Pig!" at Right Hon.
Thomas McKlnnon Wood and Al
most Succeed in Thrashing Him.
IINDOS July 15. Only the interces
sion of his butler today saved the Right
Honorable Thomas McKinnon Wood,
secretary of state for Scotland, from a
horsewhipping at the hands of two suf
fragettes. Just as he was leaving his residence
a woman rushed up. horsewhip In hand,
"You Scottish pig. if yo dont stop
the forcible feeding of women, we shall
Th. militant lashed him across m.
chest but before she could deliver a
second cut the butler seized her and
threw her to the ground, leaving him
free to tackle the second woman.
was shouting, "Let me get at the Scotch
Pis!" . .
She made a rush with her wmp
the secretary for Scotland and was still
struggling in the butler's grip when
the police arrived and bunJW both
women to the police station, where they
were searched. On one of them was
found a decomposed egg. labeieu re
In the court the women gave their
names as Janette Wallace and Bertha
Watson. They were fined 20 shillings
each, but refused to pay and were sent
to Jail for 14 days.
$160,773 AWARDED THAW
Prisoner Wins Money Despite Warn
ing of Alienists.
PITTSBURG. July 15. Harry K.
Thaw won a six months- legal
toHav when the Orphans' Court here
awarded him the Income from his fa
ther's estate, which has been denied
him by the trustees ince he was ad
judged Insane for the murder of San-
-o .v,. HoMBion Thaw gets $160,773.
Judge Over says Thaw Is legally en
titled to the money aespue
that alienists declare him to be suf
fering from an exaggerated sense of
self, which would make it unwise i
commit any large sums of money Into
his personal charge.
ROOSTER. MOTHERS CHICKS
Bantam Has Hard
Little tancouvcr o
Work Covering Whole Brood
VANCOUVER. Waste.. July 15. (Sp
n,,, A. Farrah's bantam
Ke a broou- of chicks to
roo. er h as
rain, and Is doing nobly.
When Mr. Farrah placed in. incu-
. tha tlny
""i th. litU. onea often
- " f(ah6p tho ,ength of
carry ""' . ...
for them and mothers his wards as well
as a hen could do.
FIRST MRS. COREY WEDDED
Announcement of Marriage to
Wealthy Music Dealer Received.
pittsrI-RC. July 15. Mrs. Laura
Cook Corey, former wife of William E.
.resident of the United States
Steel Corporation, was married In New
York last Friday and sauea on ouiur
for Knrone. according to announce
ment cards received by friends here
Mr. r"nrv was married to Ulenn
Duckworth, a wealthy music dealer in
New York City.
100 FIGHT GRAIN BLAZE
70 Acres Destroyed Near Wasco Fol.
lowing Strawstack PIre.
wism. Or.. July 15. (Special.)
em Hamtroved about 60 acres of wheat
on the Kaseburg farm and 10 acres on
tho Andrew May farm today.- ine can
for help sent tD Wasco waa responded
to by. nearly 100 business men of the
city, who came in automobiles.
Vir started in a strawstack that
evidently had been smoldering for some
time. The losses are covered Dy in
surance. DISEASE MENACES REBELS
Sickness and Lack of Food Succeeds
Where Army, Falls.
WASHINGTON. July 15 Famine and
disease threaten to drive the Dominican
rebels from their stronghold in Puerto
Plata, - from which President Bordas
has been endeavoring to dislodge them
In a campaign of several months.
Captain Eberle, of the cruiser Wash
ington, reported today that food and
water were scarce and that the death
rate was Increasing daily in conse
quence. TANGO AIRS STOP, WORK
Button Factory Seeks Injunction
Against Steamship Calliope.
RTTRT.irffiTOX. la.. Julv 15. When
calliopes on excursion steamers play
tanrn airs, the 200 girls employed by
the Mississippi Pearl Button Company
refuse to work.
This is the basis of an Injunction
action filed today by Molr Bros, to re
strain calliope music on steamers in
working hours. The plaintiffs also
seek f 500 damages for loss of the serv
iSfii fif oung women employes.
IS CARBAJAL'S AIM
Peaceful Entry of Reb
els to Follow.
PRESENT REGIME TO BE BRIEF
Carranza Has Much to Gain by
Assenting to Plan.
RECOGNITION IS . AT STAKE
Should Rebel Leader Insist on Es
tablishing ' Rule by Force, This
Would Be Delayed Immunity
for Huerta Talked Of.
WASHINGTON. July 15. News of
General Huerta's resignation as provi
sional president of Mexico was hailed
by official Washington tonight' as the
first practical step toward a quick so
lution of the Mexican problem.
Constitutionalists, diplomats and of
ficials of the United States Govern
ment did 'not conceal their satisfaction
over tho fact that General Huerta at
last had voluntarily eliminated himself
from the situation and pointed the way
to an era of peace In his country.
Carbajal Not to Be Recognized.
Aithouarh the constitutionalists have
declared they would not recognize
Francisco Carbajal as provisional presi
dent any more than they did his pre
decessor, and th. United States Gov
ernment likewise will refuse to recog
nize him. tho understanding here is
that the new executive will hold office'
for only a short term only until satis
factory arrangements can be made for
the entry of General Carranza. the con
Speedy Transfer Hoped For.
General Huerta's retirement came
Just as th. constitutionalists were pre
paring their formal answer to the
South American mediator, rejecting
the Invitation for formal conferences
with representatives of Huerta for the
discussion of internal Mexican ques
While the constitutionalists are
avers, to holding conferences which
might recognize th. legality of Car
bajal's position as. provisional presi
dent, hopes were raised today among
South American diplomats that never
theless negotiations might be begun
between representatives of Carranza
and Carbajal for the speedy transfer
of power to the constitutionalists. .
It is practically certain that Emlllo
Rabasa, Augustin Rodriguez and Luis
Elguero. who represented Huerta at
the Niagara Falls mediation, will be
designated by Carbajal to look after
his Interests In this country. That the
mediatore'now will make another effort
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INDEX OF. TODAY'S NEWS
YESTERDAY'S Maximum temperature, 7T
degrees; minimum. 62 degrees.
TODAY'S Fajr and warmer; northerly
Huerta's successor to seek general amnesty
and peaceful surrender. Pas. 1.
Huerta resigns, Carbajal succeeds him.
Huerta leaves capital, presumably for Puerto
Mexico. Page II.
Butler saves Scottish official from mili
tant's whip. Page 1.
Conflicting clews followed in mystery of two
women who disappeared. Fag 8.
Determined fight 1b made on Emoot in tjtab.
Iowa Republicans reject prohibition.' Page S.
Chantauquans pleased by Chicago Glee Club
singers. Page 7. "
Hood River votes for Columbia Highway
bonds. .Page 1. v
Two thousand militiamen vie with regulars
In learning battle formation at Gearhart.
Orekon Kid, - Coast motorboat champion,
sinks in Columbia. Page 1. '
Fight to confirm Thomas D.' Jones aear
crisis. Page 2.
Judges Benson and McNary row seem to be
tied. Page 5.
Coast League results Portland 5, Los Ange
les 2; San Francisco 4, Venice. 2; Oak
land 9. Sacramento 2. Page 8.
Northwestern League result Portland 9,
Tacoma 6: Spokane 2. Seattle u;
9. Vancouver 7. Page s.
Tennis play here narrowing down rapidly
Famous shots coming here for Pacific tour
nament on Monday. Page 9.
Forty-thousand-dollar stake at Issue today,
when Carpentler fights Smith In London,
page 9. '
Commercial and Marine.
Hop crop-prospects Identical with year ago.
Spread of black rust causes sharp advance In
L.h rhfrsro. Plefl 19.
Stock market unsettled by selling of New
Haven securities. rigo ip.
Many Robert Dollar Company's boats busy
with big lumber shipments. "Page 13.
Portland and Vicinity.
Civil War veterans hold annual reunion In
v.l..nla P. rlt Pare 14.
Fresh-air fund passes $1000 mark. Page 13.
Council to appeal janitor ouster .un
preme Court. Page 13.
Chamber of Commerce and other organisa
tions to fight abolition of State En
gineer's office. Page 11.
"Market block" site of city auditorium In
court on friendly suit. Pf 18.
Packers start fight on .meat-Inspection law.
Electrical code as revised declared injurious
n .mail mnFRrniL Page 7.
Motors collide, hurting five, one of whom
may ale. page is
California photos used as fake pictures of
Oregon, says Logan's chauffeur. Pago x.
National organisation of Mut in line now.
Weather report, forecast and data. Pace 19.
COLONEL LABELS WHITMAN
"Either Hopelessly Timid Weakling"
or Tool of Barnes, Is Intimation.
OYSTER BAY. N. Y, July 15. Dis
trict Attorney Whitman, of New York,
was characterized tonight by Colonel
Roosevelt as either "a hopelessly timid
weakling." or els. as-. being In league
with William Barnes, Jr., Republican
The controversy grew out of what
Colonel Roosevelt said was an attempt
by men representing themselves as
acting in Mr. Whitman's interests to
obtain for the District Attorney's can
didacy for the Governorship the sup
port of th ex-President.
Th. ne "-'ons. Colonel Roosevelt
declared, fell through largely because
Mr. Whitman failed to declare his op
position to Mr. Barnes, as It had been
represented Colonel Roosevelt said he
FAKE OREGON L
Logan's Chauffeur An
100 'LOCATIONS' SOLD, SWORN
Land Grant 'Salesman' Would
'Laugh When Alone.'
DIFFERENT STORIES TOLD
'Oregon Realty Company" and "Ore.
gon Timber & Land Company"
NAro Two Concerns "Represent
ed" in Ban Francisco.
Kodak pictures of the famous
sequoia,' or big redwood, trees of Cal
ifornia were used as fake pictures of
Oregon timber by J. W. Logan, of Ta
buy "locations" on timber lands within
the Oregon & California Kaliroaa grant.
i -o.,.n ...rnrHinir to testimony
gfven in United States District Court
yesterday by J. D. Stafford, a an
crinriii chauffeur, who admitted he
had been an accomplice of Logan's.
Stafford Continue. "Logan Chapter."
ct.nrii'i tA.timonv came In the con
tinuation of the "Logan chapter" of tho
trial of Logan. W. F. Minard. oi Port
land, and K. J. Sellers, of Tacoma. ac
cused of fraudulent use of the malls
In connection with the sale of "loca
tions" on tho railroad land grant,
which has been forfeited to th Gov
ernment by. the United States District
Court for Oregon, the case niw being
on appeal to tho United States Su
Like much of the testimony given
Tuesday, that of Stafford will have no
bearing on the case against Minard
and Sellers, and only on Logan's case
in.,h. . it tnav shDW his Indent In
bis previous activities in conjunction
with Minard and Sellers, unis testi
mony relates to Logan's acts subse
quent to those for which be, Minard
and Sellers now are accused of using
the mails in a "conspiracy to defraud."
Calaveras IMctore -Identified.
Questioned by ' District Attorney
Reaines as to pictures used by Logan
in his "location" selling campaign.
Stafford said at least one of them was
taken in Calaveras County, noted for
its big trees, he and Logan having
come among the giant timber In the
automobile in which they canvassed the
country around San Francisco for a
radius of 150 or 160 miles.
"Logan suggested taking these pic
tures because they would be good
boost pictures." ' said Stafford, adding
that they were taken by' Logan. He
identified a picture which showed bim
self sitting in an automobile, with the
(Concluded on Page8.)
NAPOLEON IN LONDON TODAY.
OREGON KID SINKS
IN RACE UP RIVER
BOAT GOES DOWN OFF WALLACE
ISLAND, IN COLUMBIA.
Coast Champion Hits Wave Whllo
Going Against Train at 43
Miles an Hour; All Escape.
RAINIER. Or., 'July 15. (Special.)
Oregon Kid II, Pacific Coast and Co
lumbia River champion motorboat,
sank near the middle of the Columbia
River off Wallace Island. 18 miles west
of here tonight at :15 o'clock. The
speedboat was racing a North Bank
train up the river and was going at a
45-mile rate when It ran Into an un
usually big wave and shot under th.
water, never to regain the surface. Th.
occupants wer. rescued after swim
ming about half an hour.
Those In th. boat were Wilbur Smith,
engineer; Judle Sllva. pilot, and Ralph
R. Ruffner. passenger. They wore res
cued by fishermen.
The Oregon Kid had been chartered
by Mr. Ruffner to deliver a motion
film fiom a Portland concern, which
had failed to dispatch the film on the
Astoria train. A local carried the film
to Rainier and tho speedboat rushed
it to Astoria, where th. film waa sched
uled to be shown tonight. The boat
left at 2:52 P. M. and reached Astoria,
a distance of about 60 miles, at 5:03
According to Mr. Sllva. the Oregon
Kid can be raised with little effort,
the buoy It carried showing th. loca
tion. ASIATIC BAN DEMANDED
British Columbia Federation of La
bor Adopts Resolution.
VANCOUVER, B. C, July 15. In
specie1 session tonight the British
Columbia Federation of Labor adopted
a resolution demanding the exclusion
of all Asiatics from Canada as Inimi
cal to the interests of the working
Strong criticism was made of the
present head tax on Chinese as being
Ineffective for Its designed purpose and
one delegate expressed the opinion that
It was retained largely because the pro
vincial government found It a fruitful
source of revenue.
MISSOURI VALLEY SIZZLES
Concordia, Kan., Reports 110, and
- Hot Winds Threaten Corn.
, KANSAS CITT. July 15 After a
brief respite, high temperatures ar.
prevalent again in Kansas and this
part of Missouri. ' one death and half
a dozen prostrations resulted. At Hum
boldt, Kan., Raymond Doltmyer, a
quarry worker, died after being over
ceme by the heat-
Records for the season were broken
In several Kansas towns. Concordia re
ported a maximum of 110 recorded by
the Government thermometer.
Hot winds were reported from sev
eral points, causing alarm for the corn
BILLY SUNDAY GIVES CASH
World-Famed Evangelist Donates
$100 to La Grande Chautauqua.
LA GRANDE. Dr., July 13. (Special.)
W. A. (Billy) Sunday, ex-baseball star
and world-faniDd evangelist, stopped in
La Grande on his way to his Hood River
farm today lqaig' enough to present to
Grand Rond. Chautauqua Association
his check for flOO, to be applied on the
Sunday bad been Invited to speak
here at the session which Just closed,
but could not arrange to do so. He said
he would be here to talk to people of
the Grand Ronde Valley either this
Fall or Winter. .
NEW POSTMASTER SYRIAN
Ghosn Ghosn Named for Aljune;
Office Called After Roman God.
CENTRALIA, Wash.. July 15. (Spe
cial.) Aljune is tho name of a new
postofflce In Eastern Lewis County and
Ghosn Ghosn is postmaster. He Is be
lleved to be th. only Syrian holding
such a position in the United States.
According to Mr. Ghosn, tho new of
flee was named for an old-time Roman
god, meaning the "god of help."
SPEEDING CHARGE PLACED
Three Men Escape Injury in Sandy
Three men narrowly escaped Injury
yesterday when an automobile, driven
by J. F. Gllmore. 414 Couch street, was
wrecked on the Sandy road, outside th.
nilm... waa nrreflted On a charge Of
speeding by County Motorcycle Officer
White. The case v.'IIl b. trica in in.
NEHALEM VOTES BONDS
$12,500 Issue to Buy Water Plant
and Build Is Authorized.
NEHALEM. Or., July 15. (Special.)
Nehalem today voted, 63 to , to' bond
the town for .12.500, for the purchase
of the present water plant and to build
a reservoir and instal an electric light
The election brought out th. best
vote In the history' of the town.
$50,0'0'0 Given for War on Hopper.
AX.BANV, N. Y.. July 15. Governor
fjlynn today placed $50,000 al the dis
posal of ln Slate Coinmlsslaii of Agri
culture Xor a war on. grasshoppers.
HOOD RIVER PASSES
$7510 BOND ISSUE
Vote 1652 to 428 for
CITY IS WILD WITH DELIGHT
Smallest Precinct Only One
CHEERS RING FOR BENSON
Women, Formerly OppoMd to Suf
frage, Are Sworn In and Join
Husbands at Polls Thrill
ing Scenes Greet Result.
ST ATI'S OF OOOD ROADS BOND
ISSIES IN OKKliON.
Hood Klver yesterday voted I73.0O0
In bonds to be spent on th Columbia
Columbia County Issued 1300.000
In oonds. of which f'JDO.OOO so, ta
the Columbia Highway.
Clatsop County has Issued $400,000
In bonds, of which $310,000 m to
tb Columbia Highway.
Jackson County Mas bonded Itself
for $300,000, to be spent oa the Pa
cific Highway and In bettering road
Waaco County needs but two mll.s
of good road to complete another
link of the Columbia Highway. It
Is working on that distance now.
The work st of Portland will
unite the Columbia Klver districts
with Central Oregon. Th road to th
west means a beautiful road dowa
the Columbia ltlver and down th
coast to th Tlllumook County line.
Multnomah County Is spending
$400,000 In cutting th road from
fortlaud to tb eastern county llo.
It will spend about tMD.owt mor I
(lulsh that work.
HOOD RIVEU. Or.. July 13. (Spe
cial.) By vol. of 1CS2 to 4:1 th peo
ple of Hood River County today au
thorised a bond issuo.of $75.00) for
completion of the Columbia Klvr high
way in Hood River County. All ot tb.
12 precincts In th. county, with th.
single exception of Dea, a thinly popu
lated district, voted big majorities for
Tonight the ciliiens turned out ei
masse and seldom in the annals of tli.
city has ucu Jubilation bucii shown
over an eluctloii of any kind. Th. cor
net band headed a parade in which loot!
of tho principal residents of tho count
took pail and each peron stomed In
tent on making more noia. tuau ul
in. vot. by preeincia w...
1L.U1 Hood Klver . .
. est Hood JUv-r.
Maay tmy A.y l-'r.s. 1'olU.
A large percentage of th. cltlsn
of tho upper valley districts, who bav
been indlffereut to th. election, failed
to attend the polls.
Tho Cascud Locks precinct turned
out almost It total adult male and fe
male population, voting lio lor th
bond and but three against.
The Tine Grove precinct, which was
conceded to the opposition. It bmg th.
home of A. 1. Mason, who ha waged
a relentless campaign against th.
bonds. urprised everyone by giving a
majority of U In favor of th. Issue.
. W.snr. Take H..4L
No election In the county ha ever
created greater Interest, especially In
tho city. Mor. thau a score of woman
who have been professedly against
woman suffrage were worn In and
Joined their husband in th. march to
the polls. .
The Commercl Club, where returns
were received 4 :ght, wa throng!
with city and J 4try people, and nu
merous cheers S. Benson, of Port
land, whose m isnlmous guarantee to
complete the .ighway In -cas. th
funds voted the county wer. not
sufficient, hi J echoed throughout tb.
city. Th. result of no election has
ever created such Joy In Hood River.
HIGHWAY CONTRACT IS LET
One Mile of Hood View Road In
WHITE SALMON. Wash., July 15.
(Special.) A contract for th. first mil.
of permanent highway No. 3. locally
known as tho Hood View road, ba been
let to Salisbury t Nelson, of Prosser,
Wash, and work is to commence Imme
diately. The bid was for $7519 and specifies a
water bound macadam road . and sets
the tlm. limit 'or completion at De
This road, when completed, will o a
perfect boulevard from White Salmon
to Trout Lake, Glenwood and th. foot
of Mount Adam.
WASCO READY TO GO AHUA1
Count;' Finances Such aa to Insur.
Route Without Bonds.
THE DALLES. Or, July 15. (Pp-
cal.) vith assurance tonight that
tho Hood River Columbia Highway
bond IsHiie had carrld. It becam. cr-
ICoucWdtd sa ! '1