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THE SUNDAY OREGOXIAX, PORTLAND, NOVE3IBER 2, 1907.
AMERICA ABSORBING JEWS
HOPE OF REUNITED RACE LOST
Israel Zangwlll - Declares United
Slates Counteracts Erforts of Jew
ish Territorial Organization.
LONDON. Och 26. W. R. Wheeler,
who In a member of the commission ap
pointed by President Roosevelt to visit
foreign countries for the purpose of
' studying matters bearing on the
American immigration problem, sailed
for America Wednesday on the Adri
A Tew daysbefore he left England
he .had an Interesting interview with
lurael Zangwlll. the novelist, who is
the president of the Jewish "territorial
organization. He saw Mr. Zangwlll at
the letter's home in Worthing: where
he and Mrs. Wheeler were entertained
Speaking of Mr. ZangwiU's views
touching the emigration of Jews to
America. Mr. Wheeler said:
'Mr. Zangwlll feelo that every Jew
who goes to America makes more dis
tant the realization of his dream of a
reunited and rcnationalized Jewish
"In his opinion, America absorbs
Jews into her citizenship more rapidly
than they are absorbed into the citizen
ship of any other country, to -which they
emigrate. America, therefore, does
more to counteract the efforts of the
Jewish territorial organization than
any other country.
"Mr. Zangwlll says he finds it takes
only a comparatively short time for the
Jew to lose most of his racial charac
teristics once he gets to America. The
same sort of thing takes place in Eng
land, but not to so pronounced a de
gree, nor to the same effect.
"But with all this said, I must add
that Mr. Zangwlll feels that as matters
now stand with his race, America Is a
better home for the Jew than most
"Speaking of the hard lot of the
Russiun Jews, Mr. Zangwlll pointed out
that his was a people that always did
its best when it had a fight against
great difficulties. This characteristic
of the Jew reminded, him of the ancient
fable of the contest between the sun
nnd wind, as to which should strip the
traveler, of his coat."
On the question of Irish emigration
to America Mr. Wheeler had an inter
view with the Earl of Meath, who took
the view that no efforts should be
made to stem the flow of the Irish
people to the United States, because
they were better able to judge for
themselves than anybody else would be
the advantages and disadvantages in
volved In tho emigration.
Mr. Wheeler also visited Russia,
Hcandinavla, Austria and Hungary.
SpeakiDg In a general way concerning
his investigation, he said:
"I find that the success of the Ameri
can scheme of absorbing thousands of
foreigners every year depends on care
ful attention to individual cases, and
that no broad rule can be laid down as
to which are desirable immigrants. In
my travels I found no class of people
that would not make good American
citizens; but many individuals of those
clauses would not be desirable.
"I believe the real problem for us
will be the distribution of our immi
grants. Our commission will hold sev
eral meetings within the next few
weeks at which we shall compare notes
on our investigation abroad and pre
pare our report."
LIVELY SONS OF : PRINCE
Royal Youths Play All tay After
a Long Ride.
LONDON, Oct. 26. Probably there are
no more keenly enthusiastic boys in Lon
don than the sons of the Prince and
Princess of Wales.
At 8 o'clock In the morning Prince
Albert, Prince Henry, Prince George and
Prince John arrived at Huston station,
after an all night Journey In the train
from Ballater, In Scotland.
As they stepped briskly out of the train
they showed not the slightest sign of fa
tigue. Indeed, Judging by their merri
ment, they were as fresh and high
spirited as though they had slept com
fortably in their own beds at home. They
were at once driven to Marlborough
house, where they had breakfast.
The average traveler after such a long
train journey would no doubt feel inclined
for peaceful repose. Not so the young
Princes. They had no sooner finished their
breakfast than they raced into the grounds
and played diabolo with a skill really re
markable for boys so young. At 11
o'clock they all mounted the wall over
looking St. James' palace and watched
the picturesque ceremony of changing the
Prince Henry, who, like Prince Albert,
was dressed in a tweed suit and cap, kept
his diabolo set in his hands as he looked
on, but Prince George, in a sailor suit,
and little Prince John, In a Scottish
costume, put their new and fascinating
playthings on one side while they watched
After the Interesting ceremony was over
the young Princes jumped down from the
wall and ran off to receive two hours' In
struction from their tutor.
ONE REDEEMING FEATURE
American Cooking Barbaric Except
Clam Chowder, Says Royal Chef.
BERLIN, Oct. 26. Albert Neumann.
chef to her Imperial Highness the Prus
sian Crown Princess Cecilie, has returned
from a tour in America a disappointed
He was dispatched to the land of unlim
ited possibilities to search high an., low
tor some culinary delicacies better than
anything made in Germany, and all he
brought back worthy of imitation, he
ports. Is the clam chowder.
Altogether he found American cooking
devoid of novelty or especial excellence
He says the only good American cooking
Is French. Indeed, he says that the real
American cooking is simply barbaric
always excepting the clam chowder,
which he hopes to make a favorite dish
at the frown Princess table.
Herr Neumann was racier astonished at
the failure of the American hotel cooks
to achieve distinction, for he found they
had everything to do It with. The great
New Tor- hotels, he says, have kitchen
arrangements which for extensiveness.
cleanliness and completeness equal those
of the finest royal palaces In Europe.
Boston Doughnuts Submarines.
Robert Edeson of "Classmates" re
marked that a spade isn't always a spade
In . Boston and illustrated it with this:
It was a quick-lunch restaurant.
"Coffee an' sinkers," said the stranger
to the waiter.
"Beg pardon, sir," said the latter, "but
I fail to grasp the intricacies of your
"You know what coffee Is?"
"Well, sinkers are doughnuts."
The waiter smiled frostily.
"Beg pardon, sir," he said, "but in this
establishment we always allude to them
as submarines.' ;
4 NIGHTS TONIGHT,, Nov- 3,4,5,607
H. H." Frazee offers
A modern musical melange by Ben M. Jerome composer of the
ISLE OF SPICE and ROYAL CHEF.
With a Superb Cast of 50. Headed by the "Goo Goo Man,"
Original Costuming and Production. 250 Nights in Chicago.
SEATS SELLING AT THEATER. PHONE MAIN 1
SPECIAL, PRICE MATINEE SATURDAY
MR. JOS. M. GAITES
Presents the Brilliant Young Romantic Actor
S. MILLER KENT
and a Company of Notable Players
in the Sensationally Successful Play
RAFFLES s r
The Most Fascinating "First Big Thrill of the
Play Ever Written Season" N. Y. Herald
A REAL DRAMATIC TREAT
Ijomr Floor ft.M, $1.00
Balcony $1.00, 75c,t ooo
Gallery '.85c,. tBc
SEAT 8AI.B OPENS TCESDAY AT 'THEATER.
WORLD ONLY THIEVES' BEN
JEROME K. JEROME SEES ROB
Civilization Rotten to Core and Com
petitive System Relic of Jun
. gle. Declares the Author.
LONDON, Oct. "26. Jerome K. Je
rome, the author, delivered a pppech a
few evenings af?o at the Whitefleld
Tabernacle and indulged In ome ex
tremely pessimistic views on the pres
ent social and economic conditions. His
subject was, "The Troubles of a Well
Fed Man." He. said he personally had
little to complain of, but he could not
blind himself to the lot of others not
so fortunate whom ho aw all around
To a correspondent Mr. Jerome gav,
a more particular elucidation of his
philosophic reflections on the subject.
"Look at the hopeless case of the
average laboring class." said Mr. Je
rome. "They love and marry and face
the certainty of the uncertainty of ex
istence. Their whole chance of living
depends upon the good will land for
tune of some one else, and they never
know when they are going to be out
of the employment which i necessary
for the keeping up of the home.
"One-quarter of those who Inevitably
come into unemployment drift down to
the dregs and are of the class of those
found nightly on the Embankment. It
is a hopeless outlook for their old age.
How can a man save anything on an
average wage of $7.50 weekly when
he has to bring up a wife and family
"There is nothing you can do for
him. What is the good of charity? It
only ' goes back Into the rich people's
pockets. Round about my home no la
boring man can live on his wage, and
every one helps him to live, so that the
farmer gets him at a price he would
not otherwise be able to obtain him
"If I give a loaf to a man I give it
to his employer, who pays him perhaps
$3.15 a week and leaves the rest to the
charity of the people round about. It
Is a ghastly situation. Charity is giv
en not to the poor, but to the rich., It
is like giving a halfpenny to the organ
grinder's monkey the man behind the
organ geta the coin, not the monkey.
"I claim that the whole personal ex
istence of civilization is a wholesale
scheme of robbery. 'Everybody is rob
bing everybody else. You can see It
in the advertisement of goods for sale.
An honest tradesman could not keep
his shop open for a week. If he dealt
fairly .and told the truth he would go
to the wall. ' 1 ' .
"No one can exist on boneety. The
world is a den of thieves in which each
cheats the other. Tou begin at the- big
landowner and come down to the laborer
and the seamstress, who cannot carry
it any further it is all cheating..
"The whole system of civilization,
from the very foundation, is rotten to
its core.. The competitive system in
vogue was got from the jungle, and
ought to have been left behind when
we left our tail there. It was all
right for cave men. but the moment
one cave man shook hands with an
other it went to the wall."
France to Have Nickels.
PARIS, Oct. 26.-(Special.) The French
Minister of Finance is preparing a bill
to present to Parliament at an e .rly date
calling for the substitution, of nickel coins
14th and Washington
P h o b M i n- 1
a gleeful sufficiency
LOWER FLOOR $1.50 AND $1.00 ,
BALCONY. $1.00, 75c AND 50c
ENTIRE GALLERY 50c
14th and Washington
Phone Main 1
NIGHTS; NOV. 7-8-9
MATINEE 8pwUl Prlces
Entire Ixwer Floor . . . . . .fl.M
Balcony 73c, 60o
Gallery .' 3So, Zoo'
for all the copper ones now in circulation.
His Idea Is that the new cdmage shall be
lighter and less bulky, and cleaner than
the present 1 and 2-aou pieces.
To render .the new coins Instantly rec
ognizable it' Is proposed to have tnexn
pierced in the center like Chinese cash.
COCOA GROWN BY SLAVES
Thousands Work on Islands Con
trolled by Portugal.
LONDON, Oct. 26. Light on the slavery
carried on by the Portuguese in Angola
and the adjacent islands of San Thome
and Principe was shown by W. ,H.
Nevinson. addressing the African trade
section of the Liverpool Chamber of
He said that one-fifth of the world's
cocoa supply was grown in the Islands of
San Thome and Principe, and three great
cocoa manufacturers- in Great Britain,
who take one-third or one-fourth of that
quantity, thus practlcallly. though unwit
tingly, employed one-third of the slaves
in those islands.
The price of slaves had risen lately;
which might account for the recent in
creased price of cocoa. Slaves were too
expensive to be altogether badly treated,
but they were kept at work all day
and beaten by gangers if they relaxed
their Industry. A large number of big
dogs were also kept on the plantations
to prevent the slaves from running away.
If the number of slaves known to be
at hirge numbered ten they might be
hunted down by a regularly organized
force. The unfavorable climatic condi
tions and the' unhappiness of the slaves'
lot militated against long life.
On an average 4000 persons were ship
ped every year to the islands named, and
Itwas estimated that there were at pres
ent nearly 45,000 slaves at work on .San
Thome alone. No case had been' known
of a man slave being returned to his own
After discussion the African trade sec
tion of the Chamber sent a telegram to
Nov. 15, at 8:30, a
Miss Helen Barstow
New Expo Rink
SkatingNext Week Skating
KEELER 8 CAULSONE
Clown and Dutch Comedy
LEARN TO SKATE
BENJAMIN FAY MILLS
Will lecture on THK ESSAYS OP EMER
SON on Monday. Wednesday and Friday at
S P. M. sharp and will give lessons In the
Bhagavad Glta Monday. Tuesday, Wednes
day. Thursday and Friday at 8:10 A. M.,
at WOMEN OF WOODCRAFT HALL, 10th
and Taylor sts. Emerson Course, $1. Git
lessons. $1.00. . Single admission to either,
George -L. Baker, General Manager Telephone Main Two
rORTLAKD'S FASHIONABLE POPULAR - PRICED PLAYHOUSE.
HOME OF THE INCOMPARABLE BAKER STOCK COMPANY.
Grand Explosion of a Gold Mine of Laughs
A Hole in tne Ground
Fireworks of Fun! .Roman Candles of Comedy! Mines of Music!
Don't miss' the second big Hovt show of the season. It is a scream
of laughter. It -was -created to. make you laugh,' and it does .
- , i: make you laugh. Remember to get 6eats early. You
know how everybody goeg to see all the Hoyt .
plays at Baker Theater.
Stage Direction William Bernard
Evening Prices 25c, 35c, 50c. Matinees 15c, 25c.
Next Week The Adventure of Lady Ursula
MILTON W. SEAMAN, MANAGER
PLAYING ONLY THE STA1R-HAVUN EASTERN ROAD SHOWS
ALL WEEK'-ei NOV. 3
Matinees Wednesday and Saturday.
FIRST TIME IN THIS CITY
Freda Slemon's Beautiful Southern Drama
E IN DIXIE
A Southern Story by a Southern Woman As Pure
and Sweet as a Magnolia Blossom - Not a Problem
. ' Play Endorsed by Press and People.
Evening prices 15c, 25c, 35c,
the foreign office urging the government
to take such steps as are in its power to
Vbollsh the cruel system.
The section also resolved that the lead
ing cocoa Arms In England, as suggested
by Mr. Nevinson, be asked whether they
could see their way to abstain from pur
chasing cocoa produced in the Portuguese
territories under notice.
The Wise Bishop of London.
Dr. Ingram, Biehop of London, is a
learned ecclesiastic, but he declares that
NOVEMBER 7, 8, 9
Oriental Building, Fair Grounds
Early purchase is ad
vised, because of the un
usual demand, for them.
For Sale at Powers
143 Sixth Street,
Main 4685 Both Phones Home A 1026
WEEK COMMENCING MONDAY,, NOV. 4
THE LYRIC STOCK CO.
MATINEES TUESDAY, THURSDAY, SATURDAY
and SUNDAY. Prices 10c, 20c. Every evening at 8:15.
Prices 10, 20, 30c. '
Seats reserved by either phone.
Sunday, Nov. 3
Cor. Morrison 6 12th Sts.
PHONE MAIN 117
50c. Matinees 10c, 20c
at times young children, of whom he la
extravagantly fond, upset him badly with
their questions. Once he was addressing
a gathering of poor children, and at the
close of his remarks invited any boy or
girl to ask him questions. The Bishop
answered several, but was finally floored
by a little girl, who asked:
"Please, sir, why did the angels walk
up and down Jacob's ladder when they
Dr. Ingram escaped by blandly inquir
ing: "What little boy or girl would like to
answer that question?"
Seats may now be re
served and purchased
for either of the three
evenings or. matinees.
& Estes' Drugstore,
-L JL Portland's Famous Theate
ONE WEEK COMMENCING TTVTT TTrF
Matinees Wednesday, Saturday Vll lvjJLJ.
A Comedy Romp Set to Music
The San Francisco Opera Co.
Zt Entirely New Filled to the Brim and Overflowing with
Good Things Prepare to Whistle the Big Song Hits
Monday Even'g, Oct. 4,
Evenings, 25c, 50c and 75c.
tut cnunwuc. OM
OPENING SUNDAY MATINEE, NOV. 3, 1907
llth Week of
THE R. E. FRENCH STOCK COMPANY
Presenting the Greatest Moral
Drama Ever Written
OF A WIFE
IN FOUR ACTS BY OWEN DAVIS
Matinees Sundays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, at
2:30 P. M. Prices 10 and 20 cents
Every Evening, at 8;15. Prices 15, 25 and 35 cents.
RESERVED SEATS MAY BE
Vaudeville De Luxe
By Long Odds the Most Expensive Vaudeville Show Ever in Portland.
The Big Eastern Headliners, The World-Famous Comedienne,
Charles B. Ward, Kathrin JITi ML,T YL
RIare 8 Co. LVilSS iViaY lohe
In Searl Allen's Great Sketch, Formerly Lady Frances Hope.
"The Twin Flats" I The first time ever on the Coast. I
Faust Brothers Cummings, Thornton
Pantomimic Musical Artists. 8 Co.
Comedy Sketch, "A Mail-Order
Nick Conway Wlfe'
"Laughing Casey" Dublin En- L. T. JohnStOll
tertainer. Premier Ventriloquist.
Joe Thompson 20th Century Motion
Bendering '' Where the .River Pictures
Shannon Flows." Latest French Importation.
Three Shows Daily, at 2:30, 7:30 and 9:15 P. M.
Evenings and Sunday and Holiday Matinees, 25c and 15c. Week
day Matinees, 15c to all seats except boxes. Sunday and Holiday
Matinees curtain rises at 3 P. M.
' NOV. 4
BEST FAMILY THEATER.
EL DID TRIO
A Big: Act.
Mimic and Whistler.
PANTAGES ORCHESTRA, DIRECTION B. K. EVEN SOX.
For the Best in Vaudeville Go to
Pantages Family Theater
. Performances Daily at 2:30, 7:30 and .9 P. M.
Admission to gallery and balcony, 15 cents; entire lower
floor; 25 cents Boxes 50 cents. Take any seat at week
day matinees for 15 cents.
Jerome K- Jerome arrived in New Tone
on October 14. to oversee rehearsals of
"Svlvla of tho Letters," -which Grace
Oeorffe will produce at Norfolk Y&- on
Theater. (Telephone Main 6)
Woman's Exchange Benefit
Matinees 25c and 50c
SECURED BY EITHER PHONE
J. A. JOHSO7 Resident Manager.
BRUCE & CO.
"Ashes of Adam."
iw A 1496
The newest English Importation la a comic,
opera called "Torn Jones." If the book end
lyrics bear any relation to our old friend
Fleldlnf, New York had- better appoint m