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VOL. XXI. NO. 32,
PORTLAND, OBEGON, SUNDAY MORNING, AUGUST 10, 1902.
PRICE FIVE CENTS.
CLARK ANO COOS BAY
dward VII Paid Hom
age by Britain.
ALL GOES SMOOTHLY
Services Are Stately
"OLD BOBS" AGAiN A HERO
Scene at Westminster Abbey
PRELATE NEARLY OVERCOME
Aged Archbishop of Canterbury So
Affected That He Could Hardly
Stand Crowding of the Q,neea
Brier and Simple.
Events in Life of Kins Edward
Born. Buckingham Palace, "Soy. 9. 184L
Created Prince of Wales. Iec. 9, 1841.
Christened, January 2&. 1842.
Visited France, 1855.
Tour of Canada and America, I860.
Entered Cambridge, January 18, 1601.
Betrothal to Alexandra, Nov.' 9. 1802.
Took seat In House of Lords, Feb. 5. C3.
Marriage to Princess Alexandra, March
iour to 'inaia, 4'-'.-,.. j3fy&
f amous Daccarai case. ibni.
Attempted assassination, Brussels, 1900.
Ascended the throne. Jan. 22, 1901.
Crowned August 9, 1002.
LONDON, Aug. 5. Edward VIL. R. L,
by the grace of God, of the United King
dom of Great Britain and Ireland and the
British Dominions Beyond the Seas, Klnfc,
Defender of the Faith, Emperor of India,
was today crowned without hitch or harm,
and tonight London is noisily celebrating
the event for which the world has await
ed as, perhaps, it never awaited any other
In all respects the celebration was im
pressive, and it was carried out with a
perfection of detail and lack of accidents
that has rarely characterized Similar dis
plays. That pride of empire which marked
Queen Victoria's jubilee was lacking; and
in Its stead tnere prevailed among all
classes a keen recollection that only six
weeks ago their King lay in danger of
death, and this today produced thankful
ness and genuine sympathy for the man
rather than 'adulation for the King. This
feeling was voiced by the Archbishop of
.Canterbury when he inserted in one of
the coronation prayers the words, "for
whose recovery we now give Thee heart
felt thanka" This, however, did not pre
vent the public from voicing apprecia
tion of such military display as the short
procession gave them a chance to see.
"Old Bob" the Hero of the. Hour.
Earl Roberta commander-in-chief of
the forces, was once more the h'ero of
the hour, and next to the King himself
received the heartiest welcome of the as
sembled crowds. "Here comes good old
Bob?," was invariably the signal for all
the reserve power of British lungs to
be brought into play. Lord Roberts rode
nljne and constantly bowed and smiled
acknowledgement before his greeting.
Lcrd Kitchener was not so easily recog
r.ized, but he was seen as ho rode with
Sir Alfred Gaselee and Admiral Sir Ed
ward Hobart Seymour, and was the
crowds' next favorite. At various points
along the route of the procession Lord
Kitchener received thunderous ovations,
which he acknowledged neither by look
nor by bow, but as English crowds are
used to this treatment from Kitchener it
quite failed to suppress the enthusiasm.
But it was for the King and Queen
themselves that the people really let
the themselves loose. Throughout the
day, whenever and wherever Their Majes
tic were seen, the cheers were loud and
l?ng, and espclally was this so on the
return Journey of the King and Queen to
Until the booming of guns announced
that the crowning of King Edward and
Queen Alexandra had been achieved, there
lingered in thousands of minds a-nervous
apprehension that even at the las mo
ment some untoward event might once
more plunge the nation Into consternation.
"When this was passed the unrestrained
jubilation was as much a tribute to the
King's personal popularity as It was an
evidence of relief from the tension of the
last few weeks. So while the scenes on
the streets were robbed of many of those
elements that usually accompany a great
pageant, they will long be remembered,
perhaps somewhat tenderly by those who
stood on the stands, at windows and on
the sidewalks to see King Edward after
he had won almost from -the jaws of death
bis crown. v
In Westminster Abbey.
In "Westminster Abbey, the scene was
nothing less than marvelous. Nearly 7000 4
members of the nobility, the clergy and
the gentry had gathered with foreign
Princes, Ambassadors, colonial rulers, In
dian potentates, and leaders from the
GREAT BRITAIN'S RULERS RECEIVE THEIR
CROWNS IN CEREMONY OF GREAT POMP
farthest quarters ofthe globe where the
union Jack flies, to do honor to the King.
Two incidents in th$ service ln,the Abbey
win live in Tne memory or au wno wit
nessed them. The .first of these, which
almost developed Into a dramatic contre
temps, centered around the aged Arch
bishop of Canterbury. From the com
mencement of the service the archbishop
had the greatest difficulty in reading or
remembering the prayers. The book from
which his almost bllrrei eyes endeavored to
read shook in his hands, and when he
came to place the crown upon King Ed
ward's head his huge frame, towering
above the seated King, swayed so vlolent-
that the Bishop of Winchester had
to support him, while the Dean of "West
minster put a guarding hand under the
crown. It was evident that the Arch
bishop of Canterbury could .not see his
King's head, and, after probing around,
he was just about to complete the most
Important part of the ceremony when it
was discovered that he had the crown the
back to the front Slowly he raised it, but
too late to prevent the choir from pre
maturely bursting out with a loud', "God
Save the Klng.'j Amid a tension that had
grown to a pitch of painful nervousness,
the archbishop finally managed to place
the crown correctly upon the .King's head.
A few minutes later came the' climax of
his' feebleness. He was "kneeling to do the
first homage of all the subjects of the
King, when suddenly he' almost fainted,
and would, have fallen upon his sover
eign's knees had not King Edward ten
derly but firmly grasped both the pre
late's hands and lifted him to his feet.
The Bishops of London, "Winchester and
Durham clasped their arms around the
Archbishop of Canterbury, the King kissed
his wrinkled hand, the archbishop's bead
fell back, his feet moved slowly and me
chanically, and thus he was more car
ried than led from the throne of King
Edward's chapel, where he was revived.
Loving: Greeting: to Prince of Wales.
The tremor which this event caused had
scarcely subsided when another exqulslte-
human touch varied the proceedings.
an'd the King was forgotten In the father.
Instead of merely receiving the homage
of the Prince of Wales, King Edward put
his arms around the Prince and kissed
him, and then recalled him and wrung
his hand with a manliness of parental af
fection that brought tears to many eyesJ
To -those who were able to see clearly
these two episodes, the magnificence of
the hejeweled women, the splendor of the
uniformed men, end even the historic
grandeur of the coronation office itself
sank almost Into secondary interest.
Tonight the Associated Press learns that
King , Edward was greatly unnerved by
tho condition of the Archbishop of Can
terbury, and that His" Majesty sat in
constant dread of a contretemps, though
outwardly calm, as could be Judged from
the steadiness with which he held his
scepter during the ordeal. ,Th!s brave show
however, did not deceive the Queen.
Throughout the service, and especially as
the Archbishop of Canterbury became
more and more nervous, Her Majesty pal
pably dreaded that the King would break
down. With keen anxiety, she constantly
turned toward her husband, watching him
intently through the ceremony. Her
graceful dignity and solicitude for King
Edward was one of the most charming
features of the proceedings.
Crovrnlnsr of the Queen.
Her Majesty's appearance won extrava
gant encomiums, especially from the
women, many of whom declared that
Queen Alexandra did not look a day over
25. The Queen's own crowning was briet
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fDWT?DW KINCr OF
Great dritain sndlrelan
find Emperor of India.
MANY VIEW PROCESSION
FASHIONABLY - DRESSED TVOJIEJf
OCCUPY PLACES OX ROOFS.
Enthusiasm Runs High at All Times,
But Crowd Goes Wild. When
LONDON, Aug. 9. A brilliant sunrise
promised perfect weather for Coronation
day, but-long before' the ceremonies com
menced threatening clouds gathered and
the early arrivals on the route of the
procession came provided against contin
gencies. The earlier crowds were In no
wise as large as it had been generally
anticipated they would be. Many enthusi
asts with camp stools and ample supplies
of provender had spent the night on the
best coigns of vantage that could be se
cured and were in the same positions at
6 o'clock this morning. At that hour the
troops began to take up their allotted sta
tions and- policemen, three paces -apart,
lined the route of the procession from
Buckingham Palace to Westn-dnster Ab
bey. Up to 7 o'clock there were certainly
more police than sightseers visible, but
after that tlme there was a rapid increase
in the number of spectators, suburban
trains and tram cars emptying Vthousands
of persons every few minutes Into the
'stations adjacent to the procession's
route. East End London residents also
flocked westward in such numbers that
the streets east of Temple, Bar became
oppressively silent and deserted.
Most of the best positions along the
route of the procession were thickly
crowded by S o'clock, and the spectators
were furnished with plenty of diversion
ty the marching and countermarching
cf the troops, headed by their bands, and
quickly passing state coaches, private, car
riages and automobiles. Buckingham
Palace, naturally, was one of the princi
pal centers of interest, as It was the
starting point of the great pageant.
Crowd j assembled there in immense num
bers and the first hearty cheer of the
day went up when the news was circu
lated that King Edward was In the best
of health and spirits and well equipped
to undergo the fatigues of the day.
Cheers Greet Favorite.
By 9:30 the scene in the vicinity of the
palace and the Mall was extremely ani
mated. The roof of thepalace and those
of all surrounding buildings were crowd
ed with spectators, and the constantly
arriving members of the royal family,
with their suites, and the appearance of
other participants In the procession,
elicited cheers varying in degree to the
popularity of the personages recognized
by the people. The Duke of Cohnaught,
who rode down the Mall In an automobile
for the purpose of 'seeing that the mili
tary arrangements along the route were
complete, was heartily cheered.
Almost as animated was the scene in
the vicinity of Westminster Abbey, where
bands of music stationed about the build
ing relieved the tedium of the early wait
ing and soon after the doors were opened
state coaches, carriages and automobiles
rattlAA it in . ouuWa linn tHa rich
JBraftw KING EDWARD VH AND QUEEN" ALEXANDRA
flHjHBBS ARE. GIVEN THEIR OFFICIAL TITLES
QDDnrel of their occunania plloltlmr hpnrtu
approval, which, however, was surpassed
Dy tne reception accorded to the men of
the naval brigade as they marched past
at a swinging gait to take up a favored
position guarding the route near the Ab
bey. The Colonial Premiers and the Privy
Councillors were warmly welcomed. Tho
FIJIans, In petticoats, were the center of
much interest, and a red Indian chief,
in his native costume, feathers and blan
ket, decorated with the customary mir
rors, caused the most lively amusement.
As the hour appointed for the departure
of the royal procession approached tho
excitement about Buckingham Palaco was
most marked. Punctual to time the ad
vanco guard of the royal cavalcade Issued
from the archway, the horses of the
troopers curvetting nervously ns they
faced the wall of humanity that cheered
their coming. Shortly afterwards camo
the Prince and Princess of Wales' pro
cession, and finally within a few minutes
Their Males ties' tnt rnaph nnnoni
The crowd paid but little attention to
the occupants of the vehicles. In tho
last carriage of the first procession sat
Prlnco Henry of Prussia on the back I
c muau occupiea witn taixlng
to the Duke of Sparta that he seemed
not to notice tVip prnwil TKi
, - A . V. (J
j v ales seemed very Indifferent and stolid,
i but the Princess of Wales bowed and
The Royal Procession.
It was not until the King's procession
came that there was nny show of en
thusiasm. Lord Kitchener. 'Admiral Sey
mour and General finpW ns ttiotr .
! together, of course came la for much
' Attntlnn feu tti. oil - - n . - .i . ...
., wub .uw wi otcuicu, iu pay lit
tle attention to the people alomj tho
route. Lord Kitchener, in the resplendent
full-dress uniform of a General, also
looked unfamiliar, and many persons did
not rocognlzo him. The Indians were un
doubtedly the most picturesque feature
of the processlbn. while the tatje coach
of the King, drawn by the fat Han
overian horses, which figured ia all of
the late Queen Victoria's processions,
seemed much raoro like fairyland than
The progress of the royal', cortege was
marked bv no sneclal InrWsnt -n-ifv.
- ' '- UIU
exception of an accident to Lord Edward
' Pelham Clinton, one of the grooms-In-walUng.
It was a continued triumph,
, and reached its climax on the arrival
ai me ADDcy, where there was a scene
of unparalleled enthusiasm, which did
not cease until their Majesties disap
peared In the annex, The accident to
LordPelham Clinton, created considerable
excitement In the Mall. The groom-ln-waltlng.
In a close carriage, was passing
York Steps, when his conveyance col
lided with another royal carriage, going
at high speed In an opposite direction.
The horses fell, and there appeared to
be a bad mlx-up. The police extricated
the teams with some difficulty, and Lord
Pelham Clinton, who was only slightly
The King and Queen sonn appeared In
the procession and the great crowd went
wild with enthusiasm. Th TTir.-
.Queen smiled and bowed In response to
j the mighty roar of cheers that greeted
!them. The scene in the vicinity was re
markable. On the roof of the palace
were perched a number of fashionably
J dressed ladles, members of the household,
Cane1iuld on Second Jaa.)
URGE AN EXTRA SESSION
CUBANS WAXT SENATE TO RATIFY
Whnt Action the President May
Take Corbin Says o Change la
OREGONTAN NEWS BUREAU, Wash
ington, Aug. 9. Efforts are . being- made
by the.. Cubans to bring pressure to "bear
to secure an extra session of the Senate
to consider a reciprocity treaty. .It. Is
said that some of the best friends of
Cuba in the United States have intimated
to the Cuban officials that the proposed
540,000,000 loan will tend to injure- the
prospects of tariff reductions, and that
It will form a. basis for serious crltldlsm
of. the now Republic when a treaty, is
offered or an attempt Is made to secure
the passage of the pending, reduction bill.
It Is said that since these intimations
have been made the Influenzal Cu
bans are seriously thinking of making a
direct appeal ' to President Roosevelt
through the Cuban Government, asking
that a treaty be at once negotiated and
ratified. It is not known just how such
an appeal will strike tire President, and
it Is likely that if made he would not act
upon it at once. He has already made
arrangements for the Summer which will
occupy him until toward the end of Sep
tember. The campaign will then be at
Its height, and he will not be likely to
call the Senators here during October.
If an extra session of the Senate Is
called to consider a Cuban reciprocity
treaty, it Is more than likely that It
would be fixed for early in November,
after the election and when the Senators
could come here without disturbing their
Summer and political plans.
WHAT SHERMAN SAYS.
New York Representative Speaks ot
His Pacific Coast Visit.
OREGONIAN NEWS BUREAU, Wash
ington, Aug. 9. Representative Sherman,
of New York, vice-chairman of the Re
publican campaign committee, has just
Teturned from a tour of the West, ex
tending to tho Pacific Coast. Speaking
of his observations, he said:
"In 1S93 I visited that country, and on
my trip this time I was constantly Im
pressed with the great contrast between
conditions in '93 and the present time.
.It does not seem like the same country.
-The people appear entirely different, and
there has been a remarkable change in
"In 1S93 that section was prostrate un
der the blight of Democratic policies.
The people were discontented, they had
no money, they were ready to turn to
any one who offered a cure for existing
Ills. Men were" out of work; Industries
were limping alons after a poor sort of
fashion. Even the habitations of people
showed the general depression, and the
country looked more or less woebegone.
But what a difference now. Taking tho
country from the Mississippi River west.
every town is busy. There are no idle
men; the railroads are crushed to handle
the freight billed to them from factory
and field; the farmers' homes reflect the
air of prosperity of ,the .owners; new
houses are going up everywhere along
the railroads; additions to barns are be
ing built In the country, and new wag
ons- and farm machinery put In. In the
cities the factories are running full time.
and there is a building boom on and
money is easy In the banks. It is a great
section and a great people.
"Men are hot much engrossed in pol
itics. Republicanism has spread marvel
ou3ly since the bitter lesson learned of
the Democratic party in' '93. You hear
(Concluded on Pago 7.)
CONTENTS OF TODAY'S PAPER.
Coronation of King.
The service, which 'were stately and solemn,
passed off without a hitch. Pago 1.
Tho King- showed no outward signs of fatigue.
The women were attired in the most gay robes
ever seen at a court function. Page 2.,
All the British colonies appropriately observed
tne day. Page 3. . ...
Cubans endeavoring to' secure an extra, session
of tho Senate.- Page 1.
President Roosvelt makes public tha terms
offered company desiring to' lay Pacific
Orient cable. Page 9. -
A most foul Chicago murder comes to light.
Haytian rebels defeat .regulars, and aro now
moving on Cape Haytle,n. Page 17.
Representative Sherman talks ot his visit to
the West. .Page 1.
General Corbin says department headquarters
will not be-moved from Vancouver. Page 1.
Two new salmon hatcheries to be established
on the Columbia. Page 7.
H. G. Ploeger, ex-Treaaurer of Coos Countr,
attempts to commit suicide. Page 7.
Forest' fires raging In different sections. Page C
Irish Lad wins the Great Sporting sweepstakes
at Saratoga. Page 23.
Tacoma defeated Portland, score 6X3. Page 24.
Seattle defeated Spokane, score 2-1. Page 24.
Helena defeated Butte, score 3-2. Page 24.
Pendleton and Baker City win In the Inland
Empire League. Page 24.
Commercial and Marine.
Bald made on pork In the Chicago market.
Decrease of speclo and legal-tenders la New
York. Page 23. f
Ships carrying 20,000 tons of general cargo
now due at Portland. Page 13. .
Portland-built steamer makes a 2100-mile
trial trip. Page 13.
No business In wheat charters for week Just
ended. Page 13.
German ship Otto Glldemelster homeward
bound. Page 13.
Portland and Vicinity.
Colonel L. L. Hawkins discusses the '05 fair
site. Paze 9.
Senator Clark and his supposed connection
with Coos Bay road. Page 10.
Elks leave today for Salt- Lake convention.
Forest Are destroys valuable timber In Wa-
verly tract. Page 17. . ..
August Kroll la arrested for marrying before
divorced. Pare 10.
Features and Departments.
Editorial. Page 4.
"Wondrous Lake Chelan. Page 26.
Most useful servant ot the railroad. Page 31.
Lay sermons. Page 32.
Headaches: Their cause and cure. Page 28.
Scrapbook. Pare 31.
Ade's fable. Page '20.
Dooleya letter. Paso 21.
Fashions. Page 28.
Toutha department. Page 29.
Social. Page 18.
eAaJde news. Pare 2a
Is Los Angeles Road Sa6ri
fiaed for Oregon Line?
STRAWS THAT POINT THAT WAY
Salt Lakers Seem to Have Trass
Xerred Interest From Senator:
Clark's: Project and Are Eager
to Get In Coos Bay Deal
Evidences multiply that tho Clark rail
way enterprise between Salt Lake & Los
Angeles is being sacrificed for the Coos
Bay project. Senator Clark was in L03
Angeles yesterday on business connected
with his railroad, which is not making
the progress-that was expected of It. He
says the difficulty of getting right of way
in Southern California is causing unex
pected delay, and he admits that his right
of way Is likely not to be cleared up for
a year or more. That mean3 that con
struction of tho line will proceed slowly
at the best. Taken in connection with the
difficulty in getting satisfactory traffla
connections, it is Interpreted by railroad
men to mean that the Clark rood to Los
Angeles is already a3 good as hung up
and that future operations will be directed
to the task of letting it down easy. Cer
tain moves by Senator Clark that are
construed as attempts to get In with tho
Coos Bay deal srengthen the assumption
that the Clark Los Angeles road is al
ready on the sacrificial altar.
Salt Lake Influences appear to have been
shifted almost entirely from the Los An
geles routo to the newer ono projected
across Oregon. Major Kinney, chief en
gineer ot tho Coos Bay line, was for
merly a heavy operator in Salt Lake City,
and since publicity has been given to the
Coos Bay-Salt Lake scheme Portland has
been a popular resort for Influential Salt
Lake citizens. Among these are David
Eccles, the beet-sugar millionaire, with
whom Is associated C. W. NIbley, of
Baker City; Dr. T. B. Beatty, a leading
Salt Lake physician and capitalist. Inter
ested In sugar and Irrigation enterprises;
Parley L. Williams, a prominent attor
ney, representing- tho Union Pacific and
other railroads; Henry W. Lawrence, a
well-known Salt Lake capitalist;. Hon.
Frank T. Pierce. State Senator and lead
ing attorney of Salt Lake City, a director
in several of Senator Clark'3 mining com
panies and the Senator's legal repre
sentative in Utah; Seth W. Morrison,
leading lumber dealer and capitalist, of
Salt Lake City, and several other men of
undoubted business standing and having
Important connections. Every one of those
manifests an eager Interest In the Coos
Bay country. Some of them are not con
tent with the Information. vallabtat
Portland, but insist on going to Coos" BSy
to make a. personal inspection of that
country. It Is not doubted that some of
them hive made heavy investments in
that region, havinjr directly In view ' the
success of the Coos Bay-Salt Lake Rail
road. These men are not dividing their
Interests between Los Angeles and Coos
Bay. Los Angeles holds nothing for them:
Coos Bay Is full of opportunities and
they are long-headed enough to see and
Though the transcontinental feature of
this railroad project was not to be de
termined before August 15, certain moves
In New York are believed to Indicate that
the matter is already settled and that the
road will be built through to Salt Lake
City without unnecessary delay. The at
titude of Senator Clark, the activity of
the Salt Lake men having Inside Eastern
connections and the very eloquent fact
that a goodly sum of money has actually
been advanced for paying preliminiry ex
penses, all bear In this direction, thougrl
no official announcement has yet been
made. Indeed, it Is said that the official
announcement Is likely to be deferred
some time, as a "matter of self-preservation
for those who are supporting tho
"If tho Goulds are really " behind tho
Coos Bay enterprise," said a man who has
given some attention to railroad schem
ing, they would, be foolish to let it bo
known. That moment they would Invito
the special hostility of Eastern interests
that now get the benefit of the Gould
business for the Pacific Coast. The Har
rlmm lines, for instanq. are not now
bitter competitors of the Gould lines in
the East, because the Harrimans get tho
haul anyway from Salt Lake westward.
If It were announced that the Goulds
were preparing to open 'a lino of their
own to the Pacific, the Harriman peopla '
might make It decidedly uncomfortable
for the Gould llne.s In competitive terri
tory east of the Rockies, at the same tlmo
giving the Goulds scant accommodations
west of Salt Lake. So I am prepared to
read events rather than wait for formal
The work of organizing- the forces at.
Coos Bay is proceeding with as much
speed as It is possible to command. A
wharf Is now under construction at Em
pire City, the work being pressed night
and day. Crews of engineers are locat
ing and preparing for grading the Bait
Line Railway, around Coos Bay. Grading
outfits, supplies, men and animals arc be
ing rushed to the front. Surveyors are
laying" oft the new townsite of Bangor,
between Marshfleld and Empire, where
the railroad to the Interior will Join tho
Belt Line. Preparations for building a
town there are well under way. Large
lumbering enterprises will be ready for
sending product to market when thero
shall be transportation for It. Money is
going Into the country on a scale that
leaves no room to doubt that there la
substantial support for the operations now
In progress, whether that support be from
Gould Interests or from some plain but
rich John Doe.
LAUNDRY BOILEREXPLODES .
One Man Is Killed and Five Persons
Injured, Two Iladiy.
ADRIAN, Mich., Aug. 9. One man was
killed and five persons were Injured by
the explosion of the boiler in Oram'3
Laundry today. Dead: James Oram, son
ot the, proprietor. Injured: Carl Hall,
engineer, legs broken and fatally burned;
Ben Baughey, fireman, terribly cut and
burned, may die; William Oram, sonNif
proprietor, badly burned and scalded, may
die; Mary Mttttiman, leg broken and head
badly hurt; Annie Baughey, shoulder
General Meyer'w Burin I Place.
BRUSSELS, Aug. 9. The body of Gen
eral Lucas Meyer, who died yesterday cf
heart disease, has been embalmed for
shipment to Pretoria, where It will be In-
terred. Messages of condolence have been
received from Lords Salisbury. General
Lord Roberts, General Lord Kitchener and
from General Sir John Denton French.;
Ex-President Kruger sent a personal let-i
tpr nv nu r" tut -arv.