The Sunday Oregonian. (Portland, Ore.) 1881-current, June 05, 1910, Page 5, Image 5

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    "THE SUNDAY OEEGOXIAX, PORTLAND. JUNE 5, 1910.
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CUMMINS ASSAILS
COMMERCE COURT
made In the Tenth and Eleventh dis
tricts. 50,000 COLONISTS
MOVE-THEN HOMES
BOARD TO INSPECT HORSES
Army Officers Are Ordered to Seat
tle to Ixok Over Animals.
SAGRIF
GE
SALE
Iowa Senator Vigorously In
surgent in Speech Closing
Campaign.
TARIFF STILL IS ISSUE
Tarty Pledge, Declares Speaker, Is
Vet to Be Kept Railroad Bill
Contains Some Good Pro
vlsons, and Some Bad.
CRE9TON, la., June 4. Senator Cum
mins in a vigorous, speech at the Court
house this afternoon reached the climax
on the campaign for the Eighth district
Republican Congressional nomination be
ing waged by John H. Iarrah, of Chari
ton, against Judge H. M. Towner, of
Corning.
Senator Cummins spoke upon the real
issues in this campaign. He outlined the
work of the Cannon-Aldrich organization
in controllng legislation for the interests
of the East and against the interests
of the "West, and showed the alignment
of the present Iowa Congressmen and
candidates.
Tariff Pledge Not Kept.
"I love the Republican party, but I
am not going to He for it," asserted
Senator Cummins following his state
ment that the Payne tariff bill is not
a revision downward, as promised by the
Republicans.
"This tariff is not a true revision down
ward. The pledge of the party is yet to
be redeemed. And I want you to know
that it is the progressive Republicans
who are fighting, to redeem this pledge
and keep the fair name of the Republican
party pure and clean."
The Senator dwelt long on the rail
road bill, saying that In its present
form it contains many provisions that
are beneficial, also some that are not.
Court Provision Asailcd.
in its original form, however, he
said, as it was prepared and handed
ddwn by "a New York lawyer," it con
tained vicious provisions and was the
boldest measure presented to Congress
for approval in years.
Senator Cummins hit at the Court of
Comerce provision contained in the bill
In the form it passed, asserting that
it creates a board having more power
than even given to any tribunal or
any Institution of the people and for
which the American people 'have no
more use than the ruler of the uni
verse sitting in Judgment on the golden
steps leading to the New Jerusalem."
Hhe characterized this provision in
the bill as "amazing in its boldness,
hocking, intolerable."
FACTIOXAL striff, bitter
With "Insurgency" as Issue, Fight
ing Will Continue Monday.
rXLS MOINES, la.. June 4. This state,
the immediate center of the Nation's
Interest In Republican politics, refused
to close the primary campaign with to-,
night's, meetings, and will continue it
Monday.
State officers and Representatives In
Congress will be nominated. Broadly
speaking, the issue ln the Republican
ranks is the present Republican admin
istration. Outside this broad line of demarca
tion between the factions there are,
however, factional differences so com
plicated that even veteran observers,
like Lafayette Young, admit their in
ability to solve the situation. To a
degree the prestige of Senator Cum
mins is Involved in the fight between
Governor B. F. Carroll and Warren
Garst for the Gubernatorial nomina
tion. Cummins' Position Forced.
Cummins is said to have been forced
to support Garst by the ."stand pat"
maneuver of placing the present Gov
ernor under the banner of the National
Administration. The formation of a
"Taft Club" in support of Carroll was
the principal point in this development.
Thus the renomlnatlon of the Governor
will be hailed, if it takes place, by the
so-called reactionaries as a slap at
Cummins. As to his own thoughts in
the matter, the Governor has said lit
tle save that he does not purpose to
be dictated to by Cummins and Dolli
ver. On Congressional nominations, the
contests exciting greatest Interest are
In the First, Seventh and Ninth districts
in the last named greatest of all.
"Standpatter" Under Fire.
Tn the First District Representative
Charles A. Kennedy, at Montrose, is be
ing subjected to the assaults of those who
do not approve of his so-called "stand
pat" record. The "progressive" candi
date is Smith W. Brookhart.
Judge S. F. Frouty, for the fourth time.
Ib seeking to wrest the nomination from
Representative ' John T. Hull in the
Seventh District. At the primaries two
years ago Hull won over Prouty by only
40 votes, although Des Moines, the largest
city in the state, is in the district.
In the Ninth, Congressman Walter I.
Smith is being tried on his record as a
etaunchwheel horse of the regular or
ganization at Washington. Smith was a
member of the old Cannon rules com
mittee. His opponent is H. W. Byers,
the present Attorney -General, of the
state. In the Second, Third. Fourth,
Fifth, Sixth. Eighth and Eleventh dis
tricts there are no contests among the
Republicans.
Some "Progressive" Unopposed.
Charles Grilk. candidate in the Second
district, is eaid to be a progressive, but
the "regulars" declined to oppose him
when Representative Dawson, the pres
ent incumbent, refused to seek re-nomi-lation
and Representative Pickett who is
.regarded a a sort of "conservative pro
, rreseive" was named. Representative
fiaughen, of the Fourth, is another un
opposed "progressive." Representative
Oood. unopposed in the Fifth, is labelled
by the progressives as "generally Insur
gent." Representative Kendall, who stands
without opposition in the Sixth, is also
claimed by the "progressives."
The present Representative from the
Eighth district is William P. Jamison,
a Democrat. Mr. Jamison refused to
be a candidate again and the honor is
e!ng sought by H. M. Towner, stand
patter, and J. M. Darrah, a progres
ive. The candidates have eschewed
ratory in the campaign In favor of a
'gumshoe" canvass.
In the Tenth, Lewis H. Mayne has
been selected to make the run against
Representative Woods, who stands on
hie record as an "insurgent."
There are Democratic contests in the
First, Second. Third, Seventh, Eighth
and Ninth districts.
No Democratic nominations will be
VANCOUVER BARRACKS. Wash,
June 4. (Special. J To inspect 60
horses, furnished under contract bT
Wallis & Sons, a board composed of
Colonel Richard E. Thompson, Signal
Corps: Colonel William H. Miller, as
sistant quartermaster-general; and
Major Hugh J. Gallagher, commissary,
is appointed to meet in Seattle as soon
as possible.
To act as counsel for Colonel George
Cooke, who will be tried before a
court-martial in Seattle for losing
$10,000 of the paymaster's funds while
commanding officer at Forf Gibbon.
Alaska, Captain La Roy S. Upton, First
Infantry, has been appointed- by Gen
eral Marion P. Maus, commander of the
Department of the Columbia.
To assist in military map making.
Second Lieutenant Robert L. Louns
bury. First Cavalry, Fort Walla Walla:
Second Lieutenants Arthur D. Budd
and Thomas C- Spencer, First Infantry,
and Gilbert E. Humphrey, Corps of En
gineers, Vancouver Barracks, have been
ordered to this post.
East post commander of the Depart
ment of the Columbia has been ordered
to have a map made, which will show
the post, and as far as possible all ter
ritory within a radius of the flagpole.
The cross-roads, school houses,
churches, postoffices, and easily recog
nizable landmarks will be noted on the
map. Also the sources from which
fuel, food and forage may be obtained
will be given. . There will also be a
description of the camp sites, the
bridges, ford and streams.
COURTROOM IS NO BAKERY
Judge in "Bleached-Flour" Case De
cides to Bar Teat Before Jury.
KANSAS CITY.-Mo., June 4. There is
not going to be any bread baked in a
Federal Courtroom where Judge Smith
McPherson, of Red Oak. Ia., is pre
siding. The court " announced this today in
the course of the trial of the "bleached
flour" cases here, after attorneys had
suggested that It would e an excel
lent plan to bake bread in the pres
ence of jurymen and let them Judge for
themselves the relative- merits of
bleached and unbleached flour.
Dr. A. L. Winto, o, ohicago, was
again on the witness stand today. Re
plying to a question propounded by At
torney E. R. Smith, for the defense,
terday that the acidity in flour bleached
Dr. Winton said he had stated yes
by the Alsop process was greater than
that In unbleached flour. our. Smith
then presented a tai le of experiments
made two years ago by Dr. Winton
upon the two kinds of flour.
The table showed that In but two of
16 tests was the acidity in bleached
flour greater than that in unbleached.
Dr. Winton said the tests might have
been in error.
POTENTATE DELAYS VISIT
Gaekwar of Buroda Is Not Passen
ger on Empress of India.
VICTORIA. B. C. June 3. The Gaek
war of Baroda, the Oriental . potentate
who was reported to be on board the ;
steamer Empress .of India with the
Mahrani, his daughter, and a large suite,
en route to New Tork and England, did
not come, having altered his plans at
the last minute to remain longer . in
Japan, where, he was being treated as
National guest. He was expected to take
passage on the steamer Siberia on June 1.
The ruler of Orchha, a native state
of Central India, arrived at Hongkong
toward the close of May on his way to
America and Europe via Japan. He is
expected to ; leave Japan for San Fran
cisco about the end of this month.
$2.50 PRICE OF EGG PITCH
Merchant Has- to Pay for Cleaning
of Victim's Vest.
VANCOUVER, Wash., June 4. (Spe
cial.) To throw an egg at Jacob West
hoff, one of the Fourth of July celebra
tion committee in quest of funds, cost H.
N. Swank $2.60. The egg struck Mr.
Westhoff on the vest, raidatlng In all di
rections: Mr. Westhoff took his vest off and,
when he reached home, took his clothes
off, sending them .to the cleaner. The bill
of $2.50 was paid by Mr. Swank. H gave
t25 lor the celebration.
STEAM SHOVEL HURTS MAN
Laborer Pinned Underneath Huge
' Scoop, and Fatally Injured.
F. R. Rickard, a laborer employed
at Laurelhurst, wa sperhaps fatally
injured by being caught between a
steam shovel and an embankment yes
terday afternoon. He was taken to
the Good Samaritan Hospital suffering
from Internal injuries.
Rickard attempted to remove an ob
stacle in the path of -ie shovel. Be
fore he could dodge to safety the
shovel lowered on the cables and struck
him with great force, pinning him un
derneath. Workmen rescued him. Rick
ard came here recently from Gervais.
POPE RECEIVES SAILORS
Pontiff Urges Americans to Be
Bravo as Well as Religious.
I
ROME, June 4. The Pope received in
private audience today Monsignor Ken
nedy, rector of the" American College in
Rome, who presented to his holiness a
group of American sailors from the
United States cruiser New York, which
is anchored in the Baj? of Naples.
The Pontiff urged the men of the Navy
to observe discipline and serve their
country loyally, being brave as well as
religious.
Prisoners of 1812 Remembered.
LONDON. June 4. The window placed
in the village church at Princeton as a
memorial for American prisoners of the
War of 1812 was unveiled today. The
.church stands on Dartmoor, a "bleak
stretch of tableland in the south part of
Devonshire, and near the historic Dart
moor prison, where the American sailors'
were confined. It was recently restored
by Americans, who also purchased the
memorial window.
The Dalles Will Pave. .
THE, DALLES. Or.. June 4. (Special.)
The City Council at its regular meet
ing last night passed a specia ordi
nance for the improvement of Fourth
street, and have advertised for bids for
bitulithic pavement. These bids will
be opened and the contract let at a
meeting of the Council June 17. This
its
ch j
is the third street below the bluff whi
will be paved within the year.
Oregon Gets Large Share of
Record-Breaking Travel
From Northwest.
FARES DO NOT CONTROL
Burlington Official Thinks Differ
ence of $5 Had Little Effect!
. Period Two Weeks Shorter
Than That of Last Year.
(Continued From First Fagfl.)
basis, the movement for the six weeks
Spring period into the Northwest and
into California, Idaho, Montana, Ne
vada, Utah, Colorado and Wyoming;
must have been approximately 50,000
colonists. These figures do not take
into account the colonists who went to
the British Northwest through the
gateways reached by the Hill lines.
This- movement, however, was unusu
ally large this Spring, so large. In fact,
that congestion frequently occurred at
the boundary line, where colonists were
compelled frequently to wait several
days to have, their household effects
passed by the Custom House officials. .
It Is interesting to note - that the
table prepared by the Harriman lines
shows only a single decrease In the
movement, the decrease being only 47
colonists destined for Montana, Nevada,
Utah, Colorado and Wyoming. The in
creases to the Oregon points and the
Puget Sound and other 'Washington
points were the greatest, as Increases
of - 856 and 863 persons, respectively,
were shown. ' -
. .'. Burlington Notes Gain,
P. S. Eustis, passenger traffic mana
ger of the Burlington road, summed up
the colonist movement over the Burl
ington as follows: .
First To California indications are
that the total traffic was about the
same as last Spring, but the Burlington
got considerably less, because of inter
rupted service over the San Pedro line,
which was washed out. Last year the
Burlington had a through car by way
of Salt Lake every day, whereas thia
Spring there was no such service.
Second To Colorado, Nevada, Idaho
and. Southern Oregon points the Burl
ington showed no perceptible change,
the colonist movement this Spring be
ing about equal to that of last Spring
in numbers, despite the fact that the
period was two weeks shorter.
Third to the Northwest, via Billings,
to Puget Sound, Washington and
Northern Oregon points, the increase
was considerable, probably 20 per cent.
Via the St. Paul gateway to the same
Western country, the increase was
probably somewhat less, say 15 per
cent, and via St. Paul to Montana there
was a large business this year as com
pared with nothing at all, or at least
an insignificant volume of business last
year.
Eustis Makes Comparisons.
In speaking of the colonist movement in
general this Spring, Mr. Eustis said:
"When I was in Denver a little while
ago I found the Denver & Rio Grande had
handled in five weeks ended April 7. about
5300 passengers, which was practically the
same number as for the same period last
year. I think there was an increase of
about 300 in all. This was notwithstand
ing that the rates from all part's of the
country had been reduced $5 a ticket;
from the Missouri River, for instance,
from $30 to $25. a decrease of 16 2-8 per
cent, which would require an increase of
30 per cent in the number of passengers
to amount to the same revenue. I find
that our business to California during the
whole of the two months in question in
creased from 2223 passengers last year to
2519 passengers, this year, only 13 per cent
more, of course meaning less revenue
than last year.
"All this indicates that these were mis
taken who said that the comparatively
small business to California and the en
tire Pacific Coast in the Spring of 1908
was due to an increase of $6 yhlch was
then made in the price of tickets and that
the proper remedy was to restore the
old rate by reducing the fare $3 again.
The volume of business has not panned
out as expected by these who hold that
vitw.
Revenue Is Increased.
"During this same period our business
delivered-to the Northern Pacific at Bill
ings increased 2900 passengers, about 35
per cent, most of which increase was on
colonist tickets, and means an increase
in revenue, notwithstanding the decrease
In rate. But from our knowledge of con
ditions in the Northwest we do not at
tribute the increase in passengers to any
important extent to a reduction in the
fare this year as compared with last.
"The Denver & Rio Grande people for
five weeks ended April 7, showed me that
their business through Ogden to what
they call the Northwest had increased 50
per cent, but this was not all to the
Pacific Coast. A great deal of it was
increased traffic to the new land districts
along the Oregon Short Line in Idaho,
and I take it from what I hear that the
question of rates had little to do with
that.
"I am sorry that I can give no fig
ures showing the amount of business done
during the colonist period via St. Paul to
the Northwest The most I can cay about
it Is that the increase there was perhaps
just about the same as the increase via
Billings, but certainly there was an in
crease." Fight Makes Vancouver Mayorless.
VANCOUVER, Wash., June 4. (Spe
cial.) Vancouver will be without a Mayor
HOW to REMOVE
WRINKLES
IN 15 MINUTES
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in 15 minutes.
Neo-PIastique is not expensive.
Write for particular. Satisfaction
guaranteed.
Free demonstration at your home
or our office.
NEO-PT.A.STIQFE AGENCY, Dept. F.
215 FUedoer Bids., Portland, Or.
during the absence of J. P. Klggins, who
Is going to attend the big Johnson-Jeffries
mill at San Francisco July 4. He
has already secured his ticket and will go
down a little early so as to be sure to
be there. He will be accompanied by
several other eport fans from this city.
SHIP BRAKE IS REJECTED
Attachment Would Retard Vessel
Also When Speed Is Sought.
WASHINGTON. June 4. Although it
was demonstrated by trial on the bat
tleship Indiana that what is known as
the "ship brake" would undoubtedly
stop a vessel in somewhat less time
than where it was not employed, the
device has been found unsuitable for
naval usage.
The naval board which conducted the
test holds that the brake, which re
sembles & barndoor on either side of
the ship, would soon become clogged
with barnacles unless constantly em
ployed. It would also increase the
danger from torpedo attack, be a grave
menace in close evolutions and retard
the speed of the ship.
Backfire Burns Fireman.
Robert J. Hawkins, a fireman on the
steamer Argo, lying at the foot of Stark
street, was painiully burned about the
face and body by a "backfire" while
stoking the boilers of the craft late
yesterday afternoon. The Red Cross
ambulance hurried him to lit. Vin
cent's Hospital. It is feared he may
lose the sight of both eyes.
Mellow Blacksmith Had Funds.
Harry Hansen, a blacksmith, early
last evening approached Patrolman
Venable at the corner of Third and Oak
GIRLS' and MISSES'
WASH SUITS and
DRESSES
Comprising our entire stock of NEW
GOODS This is our FIRST SEASON
in this line, consequently there are no old
goods nor left-overs, but only choicest
exclusive styles all to go at
ONE-H ALF PRICE
Everybody knows that no exaggerations are ever
permitted in any of my ads For this reason our
SALES are always successful and well patronized.
IF YOU WANT GENUINE BARGAINS you
will do well to call early
streets and thickly asserted he had
been robbed of three checks aggregat
ing well up in three figures. The of
ficer locked Hansen up on a charge of
drunkenness. While searching the pris
oner attaches at the stationhouse found
in Hansen's hatband three checks
drawn on local banks totaling $1450.
Hidden away in the prisoner's shoes
was $65 in gold.
DELEGATES FAIL TO SHOW
Douglas County Precincts Fail to
Answer Assembly Call.
r.OSEBURO, Or.. June 4. (Special.)
All likelihood of holding a Republican
assembly in Douglas County vanished
today, when Chairman Alley, of the con
vention, called for this afternoon ob
served that not a single delegate from
precincts outside of Roseburg was pres
ent. An effort will be made to hold the
assembly next Saturday, but it is hard
ly probable that the meeting" will ma
terialize, as few precincts have elected
delegates. In some instances It is said
the call was wholly ignored.
SPANISH TITLES TANGLED
Incomplete Records Make Work
Hard for Philippine Courts.
i
SEATTLE. Wash.. June 4. Judge
Ostrand, of the Philippine Land Court,
who arrived here yesterday from Ma
nila on the way to his home in Minne
apolis to pay a short visit, told today
of the Government's effort 'to untangle
the title of land in the Islands. He
said:
now
every home
haveai
fine new piano.
Join the
co-operative i
piano clubs
or 1. a. Wek
See Announcement
Page 13, Section 1
"The difficulties have arisen mainly
thro"ugh a faulty system of records
kept during the Spanish occupation.
As titles are issued by the present
Administration, great care has to be
exercised in deciding the merits of
rival claimants.
"There are more than S. 800,000 land
The Most Unique Orchard -Buying
Proposition Ever Devised Four
Different Plans for Your Selection
:UY FALLS
7ps Is the price we have set upon the raw land. This land is
L. exactly the same as the $350 pieces. The only difference
lies in the fact that the buyer of raw land may clear and
cultivate it at his nip m t;n t-o f t-i n ntiAv .itc t r, ;
prices will be cultivated by the Benson Laud Company,
the number of years depending: noon the Drice rjaid.
Per Acre
Terms on raw land,
a tract of five acres.
for
Per Acre
and $20 per month for a ten-acre
Per Acre
der favorable conditions,, will bear
Per Acre
rate of $15 per month for a tract
$250
S350
4D1-3 Wells-Fargo Bldg.
This property is delightfully lo
cated near Falls City, in the Luck
iamute Valley, the admittedly su
perior fruit section of Western Or
egon. Excellent railroad transpor
tation, inexhaustible market, mag
nificent soil, proper exposure and
every other necessary condition.
illi
LEADING
CLOTHIER
holdings in the islands, and so far
less than 5000 clear titles have been
issued. It is the Government's inten
tion to survey the entire country, mak
ing what are called cadastral surveys.
These surveys will divide the land into
parcels in the same way as is done
under the Torrens system.
CITY
10 per cent cash and $10 per month
This is the selling price of cultivated tracts. Iu con
sideration of this price, the land will be set out to
fruit trees, the best suitable, according to the soil.
For one year the orchard will be carefully culti
vated at no extra cost to the buyer. At the end of
the year the buyer, may exercise his discretion as to
what course he will pursue. Terms 10 rer cent cash
tract.
This price contemplates the setting out of your tract
to suitable apple trees and the cultivation of the
young orchard for a period of three years: At the
expiration of that time the orchard will be turned
over to 'you in a guaranteed healthy condition. The
terms upon this plan are 20 per cent cash and $15
per month for a' five-acre tract. Many orchards, un
at this time. '
Really the most attractive plan of all. At this price
the company agrees to set out, cultivate and take
care of your orchard for a period of five years, with
a positive guarantee to deliver to you a fully bear
ing orchard of fine, healthy trees. Build your home
and live in luxury the balance of your life. Terms,
25 per cent cash payment and the balance at the
of five acres.
BF..SO.V LAXD CO,
401-3' IVell.-Farno Bids;
Portland, Oregron.
Please send me booklet regard
ing Kails City Orchard Tracts.'
Name
Address. .