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VOL.. XXVIII NO. 19.
PORTLAND,. OREGON, SUNDAY , MORNING, MAY 9, 1909.
PRICE FIVE CENTS.
SIMON FOR MAYOR
BY BIG MAJORITY
REPUBLICANS NOMINATED TOR CITY OFFICES IN YESTERDAY'S PRIMARY ELECTION.
CLAUSEN IS ALSO
Rushlight Is Second
BENNETT NOMINEE FOR JUDGE
Almost Entire Assembly Ticket
DEMOCRATS PICK MUIMLY
Voting in City Primary Election Ex.
tremely Light, Republicans Cast
ing 40. and Democrats 20 Per
Cent of Registered Strength.
REPUBLICAN CITY TICKET.
Mayor Joseph Simon.
I'ity Auditor A. Barbur.
City Treasurer J. E. Werleln.
City Attorney J. p. Kavanaush.
Municipal Judge Prank S. Ben
rhstt. Councllmen-at-large Thomas C.
Levlin and. Gay Lombard.
Second Ward H. W. Wallace.
Third Ward Oeorg r. Dunning.
Fifth Ward Frank E. Watkina.
Ninth Ward R. E. Menefee.
Tenth Ward Joseph T. Ellis.
Joseph Simon for Mayor and the entire
assembly ticket with the exception of
W. W. Banks, for Councilman from the
Second Ward, and E. C. Mears, from
the Third Ward, were nominated by
large pluralities in the Republican pri
mary election yesterday. Mr. Simon has
carried both sides of the river and has
defeated A. G. Rushlight for the nomi
nation by 2381 votes. Mr. Simon's ma
jority over all candidates was 887.
Rushlight Is second, with McDonell
third, and Bailey In fourth place.
The otal vote did not exceed 11.000, or
about 40 per cent of the registered Re
publican strength of 28.000. The Demo
crats cast about 1000 votes, or about 20
per cent of their registered vote.
Simon Carries liotli Sides.
Complete returns for Mayor on the
West Side give: Bailey, 103; McDonell.
662; Rushlight, 9G8; Simon, 3013. East
Side: Bniley, 236; McDonell. C93; Rush
liKht, 2:159; Simon. 25P6.
The Democrats made a meager show
ing in the primary. With four pre
cincts missing, it is evident that M.
O. Munly won the Democratic nomina
tion for Mayor, having a lead of 85
over Harry Lane out of 1000 votes
For Councllman-at-larg ., Thomas C
Devlin, of the assembly ticket, is high
man, with a pluralitq of 746. Mr. Dev
lin's colleague. Gay Lombard, has beaten
J J. Jennings by a plurality of 55. Rep
resentative F. J. Brady is running fourth,
with Milo M. Dimick fifth. Banks, for
Councilman in the Second Ward, was de
feated by Councilman H. W. Wallace.
In the Third Ward E. C. Mears, of the
assembly ticket, was defeated by Council
man Q. D. Dunning. The other assembly
candidates for Ward Councilmen have
been nominated as follows: Frank E.
Watklns. in the Fifth; R. VE. Menefee, In
the Ninth. The contest In the Ninth was
between Menefee and Fred Tonslng,
while Ferdinand FJ. Reed, the other as
pirant for this nomination, was a bad
third. In the Tenth, Sam L. Woodward,
who was selected in the place of W. M.
Killlngsworth, who declined the assem
bly Indorsement, was defeated byJoseph
T. Ellis by 13 votes.
When It became known early in the day
that a light vote was being polled, the
nomination of Simon and a majority of
the assembly candidates was conceded to
be assured. The assembly forces were
especially active throughout the day,
with the result that a fair representation
of their strength was induced to visit the
polls. With the opposition It was differ
ent. The three opponents of Mr. Simon
practically left to their friends the mat
ter of going to the polls and there regts-
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NO PERMAXEST HOSTESSES FOR
Commission Announces Plan ' De
signed to Sidestep Jealousies, of
SEATTLE, Wasn., May 8. (Special.)
The State Exposition. - Commission an
nounces there will be no hostesses se
lected to preside over the Washington
building during the entire course of the
exposition. Instead the selection of host
esses on those days designated in- honor
of the different states will be left to Gov
ernor Hay, while the selection of host
esses for county days will be left to the
Board of County Commissioners. .
In this way the commission hopes to
solve what has always been a perplexing
problem in connection- with other- exposi
tions, and incidentally one that has in
volved other commissions in untold
trouble with ambitious women.
The decision of the commission will not
meet with hearty approval among Seattle
club women, for the' reason that they
had hoped to be represented on the man
agement of the state building all of the
SORORITY GIRLS WIN OUT
Court Decides They Do Not Have to
Pay Increased Rent.
SEATTLE, Wash., May 8. (Special.)
Mere man was worsted today in a
battle with the fair sex. Not a wordy
battle, but a legal battle.
The mere man was E. W. Balzow,
who owns a house at 4519 Fourteenth
avenue. Northeast, which he rents to
nis fair opponents for the Delta Gamma
sorority house. The skirmish line was
at this house, when the young women
refused to stand for an increase of the
rental they were paying.
The battle proper was fought In
Judge R. Wilson Gay's courtroom, when
Balzow the "mere man." and a bache
lor man at that, under the murderous
glances of the damsels, told the jury
how he had tried to collect the addi
THE PRIMARY ELECTION BEING OVER, HARRY
His Trouble tut Be(VB,
tional rent which he claimed was due
But the court and the jury1 did not
agree with his view of the matter. A.
verdict was rendered in favor of the
HEAR REVIVAL, STAY HOME
Albany Adopts Plan of Making Con
versions by Telephone.
ALBANY, Or., May 8. (Special.)
Through th9 agency of the "Christo
phone" from the United Presbyterian
Church of this city all the patrons of
the Home Telephone Company in this
part of the valley can hear the aevival
services now being conducted at the tem
porary tabernacle while sitting In their
INDEX OF NEWS IN TODAY'S OREGONIAN
YESTERDAY'S Maximum temperature, 71.2
degrees ; minimum 44.4 degrees.
TODAY'S Showers; south to west winds.
Portland Primary Electicn.
Joseph Simon nominated for Mayor by large
majority. Section 1, page 1-
Simon confident his nomination will be fol
lowed by election..' Section 1, page 11.
Corrupt practices act helps to cut down vote.
Section 1. page 10.
Primary election most quiet In city's his
tory. Section 1, page 10.
French government and strikers gather
forces for struggle. . Section 1, page 4
Real Estate and Building.
Real estate dealers complain of condition of
down-town streets. Section 4, page 4.
Rapid progress being made on the ETlectric
building. Section 4, page 4-
William F. Woodward writes of conditions
in Havana. Section 4. page 3.
Advance In values on East Side still con
tinues. Section 4, page 5.
Great fill is made In Stephens Slough. Sec
tion 4. page 5.
Permits for week amount to more than
$200,000. Section 4, page 6-
F. 31. Shull purchases Washington-street
property. Section 4, page 7.
' Park and new streets help Mount Tabor.
Section 4. page 8.
Crystal Springs Addition Is platted and
. placed on market. Section 4. page 6.
George Donwrth appointed new Federal
Judge for Washington. Section 2, page 12.
Tariff revisionists in Senate threaten to keep
Congress in session all Summer. Section
. 1, page 4.
Appropriations of $). 000,000 for rivers and
harbors may be lost. Section 1. page 2.
Taft and Tillman meet at banquet and
ride home together. Section 1. page 2.
A " Flsmler " to Excitement.
WOMEN DON'T SEND
LOVE THRO' MAIL
WIT TELLS WELLESLEY GRADU
ATES OF CHINESE SISTERS. -
Says He Sees No Reason Wrhy Women
Should Not Be Given Ballot
CHICAGO, May 8. Wu Ting Fang, Chi
nese minister to the United States, speak
ing before the Chicago Wellesley Club to
day, gaid: . . . .
"Women In China are not demonstra-
Wreckage of steamer Shores seen on Lake
Superior. Section 3. page 2. .... -
Man cleared of murder charge by compari
son of finger prints. Section 1, page 1.
Sysctematic-smuggling of Chinese from El
Paso to Chicago. Section 1, page 4.
Patten retuntng to Chicago insists ' con
ditions Justify high price of wheat. Sec
tion 1, page 5.
Illinois Legislature called on to cut appro
priations $10,000,000. Section 1, page 6.
Mrs. Boyle, convicted of kidnaping, insists
that third party laid plot and threatens
. suicide. .Section 1, page 2.
Minister Wu speaks to Chicago women on
. pi ogress of Chinese women. Section 1,
Commercial and Marine.
Betting on size of Oregon hop' crop. Section
4, page 11.
Breaking of drouth causes heavy 'wheat sell
ir.g and lower prices. Section 4, page 1L
Profit taking sales in stock market. Section
4, page 11.
Master of bark Silberhorn reported to be
alive In hospital at Valparaiso. Section
4. page 9.
State Auditor Clausen engulfed Jn Washing
ton scandals; may have to resign. Sec
. tlon 1, page 1.
Score of county and city 'officials accused
of looting funds in Washington. Section
4, rage 12.
One victim In Gates duel dead, other' In
death's shadow. Section 1. page 7.
Hamilton Heads not guilty; stil unable to
furnish bail. Section 1, page 7.
Portland and Vicinity.
Hill lines put on new trains to meet com
petition of Canadian Pacific. Section 4.
Portland business men's excursion will be
entertained elaborately by cities vis-
ited. Section 4, Page 8.
Mayor Lane vetoes ordinance refunding fine
to Pacific Bridge Company. Section 3,
MURPHY FINDS A FEW
Come on Oat")
Uve in their letters to their husbands.
.1.1 j . . . . . .
.iney. aoni sena tneir love ,oy mall but
keep it to themselves. This is but nat
ural enough, as most Chinese women can
not read or write.
""China is reformed now. Schools are
being established for girls. Co-education
is unknown yet, but it may come. On
that subject I reserve my opinion.. Segre
gation in China applies to brothers and
sisters when, young. This barrier surely
will be' broken down when we are better
"Already married couples have begun
to appear strolling about together; some
times a man takes his wife out for a
drive. China is imitating the Western
nations more every year.
"Woman suffrage is out of the question
in China at present. Woman's rights
are not even talked of there.
"On general principles I cannot see why
the Tight of the ballot should not be
granted to women In the United States."
Secret - marriage of May Yohe revealed by
- babe's adoption. Section 1, page 11.
Portland Kennel Club's annual show comes
to end. Section 8, page 11.
Beavers leave tomorrow for Southern series.
Section 8. . page 9.
Portland fans will see Casey's team this
week. Section 3, page 9.
Tennis players prepare to play for Katx
cup. Section 3. page 9.
Militia patrol , provided for Rose Festival
auto races. Section 3. page 9.
Pullman in line for Northwestern track
championship. Section 3, page 8.
Hill Military Academy boys return from
successful meet In California. Section 8,
Baseball magnates do not agree .as" lo law
governing outlaws. Section 3. page 8.
Few ring battles are in sight at present
time. Section 3, page S.
Gotch will give exhibition In Portland
Tuesday. Section 3, page 11.
Speculation keen In San Francisco about
Papke-Kelly match. Section 3, page 11.
Baseball authorities In doubt as to rule on
outlaw players. Section 3, page 8.
Coat i,Ijea,uo sorest San Francisco 3,
Portland 2; Sacramento 3. Los Angeles
2; Oa.cland . 7, Vernon 1. Section 3.
i page 10. . .
St. Toes. Frenchman, wins international
marathon in 2:44:05. Section 3, page 11.
San Francisco sees promise of some good
fights. Section 3, page 11.
Spiking causes fist fight among players in
Brooklyn ball game. Section 3, page 10.
Yale wins track meet with .Princeton.
Section 3. page 10.
Scores In minor games At La Grande. Union
9, La Grande 7.
At Albany Salem High School 7, Albany
High -School 3. Section , page
Northwestern League scores: Vancouver 2
Portland O; Tacoma 3. Spokane 2; Seat
tle 4. Aberdeen 0. Section 8, page 10.
Oregon Freshmen win Eugene track meet;
H. M. A. second. Section 3. page 11.
PEACEFUL TOPICS TO
Raw Old Sal Looks Tbeae Days.
REILililT CLEARED OF SUSPICION
Chicago Man's" Imprint Totally Un.
like Those Iiert In Mrs. Grip
CHICAGO, May 8. (Special.) -William
Reilly's flnger-printa saved him today
from a possible charge of having mur
dered Mrs. Margaret Grippen in her home
at Winnebago, 111., April 28. . The imprint
of Mr. Reilly's fingertips was taken at
the Chicago Woman's Hospital, where
he is a patient, and compared" with bloody
imprints left by the murderer of Mrs.
Grippen on a lamp chimney found after
ward in the kitchen of the home of the
So marked was the difference between
the finger prints on the lamp chimney and
the imprint from Mr. Reilly's fingers that
Captain Evans, tn charge of the identifica
tion bureau, declared at once that ' they
could not possibly have been from the
same hand. He said he was convinced
that Mr. Rellly was not the murderer.
The unquestioned exoneration of Mr.
Ueilly leaves the authorities no nearer a
solution of the mysterious murder than
before, even possessed as they are by a
strong clew, furnished by the blood
stained lamp chimney. The victim, who
was a cousin of General Lew Wallace,
the author, was 68 years old.
1000 CABDRIVERS STRIKE
Chicago Liverymen and Union Can
CHICAGO, May 8. One thousand
cab drivers went on strike tonight, fol
lowing a conference- between the" Liv
erymen's Association and the union.
The drivers demanded $14 a week, and
refused. to compromise for $13.- Tomor
row 100 funerals are scheduled to take
place. The police refuse to give fu
neral processions right of -way.
MAKE PICTURES ABOUT
Hamilton Expose May
Hit Him Too. .
RESIGNATION MAY BE ASKED
Way Auditor Built Governor's
ALL OLYMPIA HAD SHARE
At Big Housewarming, Items of Ex
pense Cover Everything From
Hack Hire for Singer to Pep
permints From Druggist.
OLYMPIA, Wash., May 8. (Special.)
The resignation of State Auditor C W.
Clausen, of ICitsap County, recently re
elected, may be asked when he returns
to this city as a result of the Hamilton
expose and other facts which have de
veloped here recently.
Clausen's carelesness in passing the
forged Hamilton voucners and his fail
ure to act except perfunctorily as a
member of the Board of Military Audi
tors, coupled with his alleged personal
shortcomings, have aroused a demand for
Governor's Mansion Scandal.
Clausen, with Governor Mead and
Treasurer Mills, had charge of building
the Governor's mansion here. The Leg
islative committee has been quietly in
vestigating expenditures on this account
and charges are made that the building
is neither constructed of stone nor per
manent material as the law required,
being of frame with common brick ve
neer,, and that the price paid was far in
excess of the value returned.
Examination today of the vouchers
shows that Clausen paid himself J244 for
sundries out of the Governor'8 mansion.,
building fund, a fund appropriated solely
to construct and furnish the building.
When the Legislature was here it was
suggested there be a house warming.
Olympia ladies acted as hostesses, loaned
furniture and there was a great attend
ance. Today an examination of vouch
ers in the Auditor's office was made and
it was discovered the Clausen voucher
for $244 was the expenses of the house
warming. Everybody Got Share.
The items are interesting. Mrs. Fred
Boardman, of Olympia, was raid $50 for
acting as caterer. Mr3. Eugene Lorton
was paid $18 for cake, Mrs. A. E. Hutch
inson, Mrs. Evans, Laura Howard,
Elizabeth XCehoe, Flavel Van Eaton and
Mrs. Hildebrandt were also paid from
$1 to $6 for services during the evening.
For Mrs. Victoria Ha-s Kevins, who
rendered some vocal selections, $8 hack
hire was expended. The other items in
cluded 61 chickens, one dozen bunches of
celery, two dozen colored candles, seven
broken wine glasses and two broken
plates, with rental on other dishes, $37
for the orchestra, $4 for. Mrs. Phil Shill
man for making the punch, $1.50 for
Hugh Ross, the druggist, for pepper
mints. $8.75 for flowers and a multitude
of petty Items.
In all, more than a score of Olympia
people got a share in the money.
Has No .Intention of Resigning.
Goes to Spokane Next Week.
OLYMPIA, Wash., May 8. (Special.)
Insurance Commissioner J. H.
Schively said today:
"I have not even considered resign
ing nor have I ever discussed such a
step with my attorney. I have not
been absent from Olympia for the pur
pose of selling stocks and securities.
That report is also false.
"I understand my matter will come
up in the Spokane court Monday on
the arguments of my attorneys, ex-Assistant
Attorney-General E. C. Mac
Donald and B. D. Relter. It may be
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Same Old Finish.
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