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VOL. XXXI. - , PORTLAND, OREGON, SUXP AY MORNING, AUGUST 4, 1912. SO. 31.
HERE, THERE AND EVERYWHERE WITH THE CAMERA MAN
Views of Noted People and Interesting Things That Are Now the Subject of World's Current Comment and Speculation, Pictorially Produced for Oregonian Readers.
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NEW YORK. Aug. 3. (Special.)
The 4-year-old Godrana twins,
sons of a wealthy Filipino
planter, have been brought by him to
this country to be examined by the
most eminent medical authorities, to
Ilnd out if they can be separated with
out endangering their lives. They are
joined together by a living tissue, and
are said to have one stomach between
them. They are Joined at the small'
end of the back in such a position that
neither can see the face of the other
without the aid of a mirror.
The checkerboard structure In .the
picture Is the British fortress at Ports-
mouth. The people on top of It are
members of the English Parliament,
watching a naval hydroplane flying
over it.' The prow of a gunboat Is
shown in the foreground of the pic
Thn trnnlwnrth building, "king of
New York's skyscrapers." is the talles
See Double Page
Announcement of Our
Sale off Jr
Center of Section 1
building . In the world. - The picture
tthnwn it m en h the oresent day
from the Hudson River. It is "50 feet
Irlgh, 55 stories and cost ..uu.uuu.
The building nearlng completion, on
the left, Is the new Municipal building;
the one with the two towers, on the
right, is the Park Row building, for
years the tallest building in the world.
Cnfl,l t rt o- thA nfe-mv hiDDODOtami at
the Bronx Zoo, New York City, ls"an In
teresting event. This rare species of
hippopotami was discovered In Liberia,
In 1844. The pair at Bronx Park, a
.i nJi a r.maiA wprp carjtured last
year In the Llberi'an Jungles for Carl
HagenDecK, or tiamuurs, ucnui.j.
They were purchased from him for the
New York Zoological Park, for 1 2.000.
The male is 30 Inches high at tne
boulders, 70 inches In length rrom tne
md of his nose to the base of his tail
r,A 1 inches high at the shoulders.
He weighs 176 pounds.
Count Zeppelin received another set
back recently. His dirigible "Schwa-
ben broke loose from us moorings i
Dusseldorf. Germany, floated off Into
the air and exploded. Thirty-four sol
diers, who tried to save It, were In
jured. Above is shown the wrecK oi
ir.a it re Qnn hnrn nrpsldent of the
Woman's Board of the Panama-Pacific
t.t...Hnal Frniioltlnn 1a RhftWIl de-
liverlng an address on the occasion of
the tree planting ceremonies, neiu uu
v- ..nci.in. .., Hat, TPrATicisco. un
der the auspices of' the General Federa
tion of Women's Clubs. From left to
right the figures are: airs, oanuurn iu
mound in center; on rignt, jvira.
niston and beside her Mrs. Philip
Moore, president of the reaeration.
the Russian Ambassador, George Bakh-
nieteff, and his wile ami me sturemiira
k Pmhav in the crrounds of the
James Gordon Bennett house at New
port- where the Kussian jumDassy .
established for the Summer. Madame
Bakhmeteff Is an American, the daugh
ter of the late General E. F. Beale, of
Washington. The Ambassador was
sent to this country in 1911.
Mr. and Mrs. Preston Gibson, of
Washington, are among the recent ar
rivals at Newport. They are leaders
of society In Washington. Mrs. Gibson
i nrQ ir wfl T1 Grace
Jarvls. grand-daughter- of the late Ben-
. .. ..... M 1ft 1. ( n n fAMtAn
Eight men lost their lives In an ex
plosion of gas in the Ben Franklin coal
mine, Moundffville, W. Va.. recently.
The picture shows a scene around the
mouth of the mine while rescuers were
trying to reach the. miners who had
IRISH PLAYERS MAKE HIT
London Theater-Goers Take Kindly
to Their Artistic Work.
DUBLIN, Aug. S (Special.) It will
be some weeks yet before ' the' Irish
players are back at the Abbey The
ater, as their season in London had
to be extended owing to tne entnusi
astic appreciation aroused there yby
their highly individual treatment of
the native drama.
Several novelties not yet seen in tne
Irish capital, including "The Bogie
Man," by Lady Gregory, have been
placed before London playgoers. Dub
lin folk who have spent part; of their
i. n 1 1 .T n i ii Tlfltlah Tn.trnnnlifl and
UIFUMC. J Z III .u. ' - - " 1
who attended performances of the Irish
plays speak entnusiasucauy ui i"o
nmfminH ottontinti of the audiences.
especially at the performances of "The
r"iay xsoy oi me nvoiiu. vw.
"Mixed Marriage." And there is rea-
. - i ii t.a. DiuGu VirllllnntlV
BOn to LrciiciB hi.. - w - -
successful performances are exercising
conslueraDie miiuence uyuu u.nu".'
sentiment at the heart of the Empire,
by lending dramatic empuMu "
racial characteristics of John Bull's
other Island. At least, this is the
opinion of thoughtful people In . Dub
lin, where the native drama has been
so carefully cradled.
TRAGEDY. ENDS QUARREL
Innocent Babe Only Victim
French Couple's Brutality.
, PARIS. Aug. 3, (Special.) Sitting at
table after dinner, a young mechanic
and his mistress first came to words,
then to blows. From either side of the
table they bombarded each other with
whatever came first to hand, plates,
. . . . j H,..1a fltlflriATllV SL
ator McMillan, of Mlcnigan. rrran ooraes. c" . v.w..,. ' ,
Sn has made name for himself as cry came from the cradle, where their
'jp, playwright. He has beea married daughter, a bay oi i momna na
sleeping.- A fork flung in the heat of
the fight had pierced the child's skull
and remained there, causing a horrible
wound. This put a sudden and tragic
end to the dispute.
The baby was taken to the sick ch!l-
dren's hospital in a very serious condi
tion, and the parents appeared before
the Commissary, who in the course of a
v.minatinn wna unable to dis
cover by whom the fork had been (lung.
Meanwhile, tne mechanic unu ma mis
tress have been ordered to hold them
selves at his disposal.' ,
ENEMIES HYPNOTIZE MAN
Italian Chauffeur Is Victim of Mys
terious Refined Vendetta.
ROME, July 27. (Special.) A cu
rious case of hypnotic suggestion Is re
ported from Turin. - For some days a
chauffeur has been wandering around
the streets and showing no visible
means of support.
On being questioned by the police, he
could give no details of his life before
or after May 23. To all questions he
replied, "He who has forbidden me to
speak has crossed the ocean, and the
police will never find him."
For tne present the chauffeur, whose
name is kept secret by the police, has
been sent to an asylum, but physicians
think that the case is one of hypnotic
suggestion, and the cause a "refined"
GNAT'S BITE IS DANGEROUS
Wife of Viennese Surgeon in Critical
VIENNA. July 20. (Special.) How
dangerous the bite of an- ordinary gnat
ma be under apecial circumstances,
even when the best medical assistance
Is at hand. Is shown by the caae of
the wife of Professor Hohenegg, one
of the leading Viennese surgeons.
This woman was bitten on -the ankle
while taking tea on the terrace of
her suburban villa a few days ago. In
flammation began the next , day, and,
despite local treatment, increased lo
rapidly that one day later a' surgical
incision was made. This had to be re
peated the next day under chloroform.
General blood poisoning had, how
ever, set in. and a consultation of doc
tors finally decided that the only
chance of saving the patient's life was
to amputate the leg above ' the knee.
The operation was performed six days
after the bite, but there is consider- t
able danger. It Is supposed that the
gnat must have been Infected with
some putrid matter.
PEERS ACTIVE- IN CANADA
Lord Soniers and Members of Hl
Family Visit Toronto.
LONDON, July 27. (Special.) At
tention is being called to the great
Interest that members of the peerage
have been taking in the development
The Duke of Sutherland eRsiiy takes
the lead In the extent of his holdings
in the groat Dominion of the West.
Lord Somers has been joined at To
ronto by Lord and Lady Hyde, his sis
ter and brother-in-law. Lord Lecon
fleld's brother, Reginald Wyndham, l
trying his lot in the role of settler.
Fruit farming-has occupied much of
Lord Sholto Douglas' energies in Brit
ish Columbia. Lord Aberdeen also has
large fruit farming interests on the
Coldstream estate on the Pacific Slope. ;
Lord Clanwilliam and Lord Hindlip are,
large holders of land in British Colum-
bla, and the Earl of Stanhope has large .
lntests In Saskatchewan. - ?