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THE SUNDAY OREGOXIAN, PORTLAND, AUGUST 4, 1912.
MOOSE PICK STATE
TIGKET IN ILLINOIS
Convention Nominates Funk
for Governor and Gives
Pledge of Fealty to T. R.
VISITORS JOIN IN ORATORY
Platform Embraces Initiative, Refer
cndum and Recall, . Advocates
Improved Social and Labor
Conditions, Aims at Trusts.
CHTf-AfiO. Aua 3. Illinois progres
sives in state convention today selected
Statu Senator Frank H. Funk, of
Blooming-ton. as their nominee for
r.nvrrnor. named a complete state
ticket, and nledged fealty to Colonel
Roosevelt as their choice to make tc
Orators hailing from California, to
New England, veterans of the Civil
"War. and young- men experiencing their
first political campaign lomea in
pledging their faith and efforts to the
advancement of tne progressive cam
palgn. Former Democrats and Repub
llcans were prominent In the delibera
tlons of the convention.
Among those who addressed the con
ventlon were Governor Hiram W
Johnson, of California: Gifford Pinchot
of Pennsylvania: James R. Garfield, of
Ohio. ex-Secretary of the Interior, and
Raymond Robbins, Chicago settlement
The delegates adopted a platform
said to represent the most advanced of
progressive ideas. In addition to the
initiative, referendum and recall, the
platform advocated Improved social and
labor conditions. aDoiisnment 01 ran
road passes, authorized city planning,
urged publicity of legislative commit
tee sessions and equal suffrage, and
discussed the trusts, tariff and rail
PRISON JUTE MILL EARNS
. Industry at Walla AValla Peniten
tiary to Show $85,17 0 Profit.
OLYMPIA, Wash.. Aug. 3. (Special.)
The State of Washington will net
profit of about $85,179 from the oper
ation of the Jute mill at the Walla
Walla penitentiary during the present
blennium up to the close of the selling
period in September, according to the
report of Superintendent C. S. Reed to
the State Board of Control. It Is ex
pected that a total profit of $100,000
', will be shown for the blennium if the
mill is operated on the same basis as
This profit Is the direct result of the
revision of the old Jute mill law, and is
the first net revenue derived from the
Jute mill during the whole period of
Its operation, nearly 22 years. The
profit goes into the general fund of
The abnormal profit is partially ac
counted for by the higlf price of sacks.
resulting from the failure of the Cal
cutta brokers to anticipate the enor
mous wheat crop of the Inland Empire
for the present year. During January
the State Board of Control apportioned
the output of the jute mill among the
wheat-raising counties on the basis of
last year's product as reported by the
grain inspection bureau, fixing the
price at the f. o. b. price of Calcutta
sacks at Walla Walla at that -line,
which was 7 cents.
Of the apportionment to the counties
the wbeatgrowers failed to make appli
cation for more than 800,000 sacks,
which were stored in readiness for their
demands, and these have been sold in
the open market at prices ranging from
t to 11 cents.
TORRENT. SWEEPS FARM
Farmer and Family Escape Deluge
in Their Xightclothes.
TACOMA, Aug. 3. Swollen by water
which was turned from White River
into the Lake Tapps reservoir, a tiny
stream, from a' spring two miles below
the Lake Tapps reservoir, assumed the
proportions of a destructive torrent
early this morning and swept , a flood
of debris across the berry farm of
Vernie Bounds, at the foot of the hill
below the lake, two miles from the
Two trees crashed into Bounds' new
$1800 bungalow. Bounds, his wife and
baby escaped in their nlghtclothes.
The avalanche struck head-on a house
on Bounds' farm, in which four berry
pickers were asleep. They had barely
time to get out when the house was
overturned. The flood is attributed to
the damming of the lake for the Stone
Webster power plant. Filling of the
reservoir began Wednesday by a flume
from the White River, near Buckley.
NEWPORT PARROT TOO GAY
Discourse With Woman's Guild
Shocks Religious Gathering.
NEWPORT. Or.. Aug. 3. (Special.)
Newport has a parrot which needs ad
monishing, according to Elliott Hurd,
son of Rev. Charles T. Hurd, pastor of
the Newport Presbyterian Church.
Elliott, who is six years old. was
earning spending money by putting
some kindling in the woodshed owned
by E. W. Langdon, of Portland. He
heard a squawk and stopped working.
"Do you know that poll parrot?" he
asked Mrs. Langdon.
"No," replied she.
"Well, he's a wicked bird." remarked
Elliott. "When the Woman's Guild of
papa's church met at that house to
talk about saloons he swore at them."
PUBLIC IS CALLED TO AID
. (Continued From First Page.)
erty made known today that he had
found what he believes to be the re
volver from which some of the shot's
were fired that killed Rosenthal. The
weapon was discovered in a trunk left
behind by "Lefty" Louie when he fled,
and all the chambers were empty. The
revolver has been examined for finger
Conference Is Held.
John W. Hart,- counsel for Charles
Becker, the police lieutenant charged
with instigating the murder, conferred
today with his client In the Tombs re
garding their line of defense. While
Hart was not communicative, it was
reported that Becker proposed to lay
the murder plot at the door of "Jack"
Rose, and would seek to show that
Rose's motive was that of vengeance
growing from a long standing feud
with Rosenthal. It would be shown. It
was said, that the two gamblers for
merly were partners and had a violent
quarrel in which Rose got the loser's
end, financially, as well as a beating.
SOME PROMINENT FIGURES IN GATHERING OF BULL MOOSE PARTY AT CHICAGO.
- v;aJi o ) ' " 'J
CONTESTS ABE MANY' FhFiL ;f l-
Moose Convention Committee
Framing Temporary Roll.
NEGROES CAUSE TROUBLE
Seats of Southern Delegates Claimed
by Rival Factions "Steam Roll
er" Tactics Xot to Be Used, "
Say Roosevelt Leaders.
(Continued From First Page.)
their home states. Then the commit
tee voted to allow Alaska, the Hawaii
an Islands and the District of Columbia
representation in the convention, but
to withhold from the delegates from
these places the right to vote.
The first contest taken up was in
the Alabama delegation. Twelve ne
groes, led by Dr. Joseph T. Thomas,
contested the delegates elected by the
progressive convention held in Bir
mingham from the fourth, sixth and
ninth districts of the state. It ap
peared that some 31 negroes who at
tended the convention elected the 12
contestants after the regular conven
tion had named its delegates.
Negroes Figure In Contests.
The committee did not vote on the
Alabama contest when the argument
was concluded, but proceeded to hes.r
the Florida contests. Six negroes and
one white man appeared as the con
testing delegation. They were electnd
by two negro conventions, one held at
Ocala, and one at St. Augustine, but
both working In conjunction. They
pposed six white men chosen by a
convention called at Ocala by H. L.
Anderson, the member of the . Na
C. H. Alston, a negro, who appeared
for the contestants, asserted that tha
negroes had been barred out of the
convention called by Anderson. He
said two kinds of tickets were used
for the convention, red, which admit
ted only to the galleries, were given
to the negroes, and white tickets ad
mitting to the floor of the convention,
to the whites.
Alston produced a letter written by
Anderson in which the latter urged
that the negroes hold a separate meet
ing in St. Augustine.
Barring of Negroes Admitted.
Anderson- admitted he had endeav-
red to keep the negroes out of the
It was necessary," he said. "My
experience in Southern politics has
shown me that the white men will not
follow negro political leaders.
When Anderson concluded, the com
mittee called for an expected Georgia
contest. The contestants failed to ap
pear and on suggestion of Cecil Lyon
the committee voted to place ine ueie-
gatlon on the temporary roll, expressly
providing that any contestants might
appear without prejuaice Deiore me
credentials committee of the conven
Committeeman Lyon in making tne
motion expressed his anxiety lest there
appear any suggestion oi "team
roller tactics about tne worn oi ins
committee. This sentiment was echoed
by all present.
HOMES SWEPT ON FLOOD
(Continued From First Psge.)
Above, Charles E. Merrlam, Chairman
of the Illinois Convention, and Cecil
H. Lyon, of Texas Center, Medlll
McCormlck Below, Governor Hiram
W. Johnson, Who Heads Delegation
the county, and much damage was done
to crops, especially to hay, most of
which was cut.
In some sections farmers estimate
that one-third of the grain was also
lost. The electrical storm put many
telephones out of commission in Eagle
Valley. . '
HARVEST OPERATIONS HALTED
Pendleton Reports Heaviest Rains In
PENDLETON, Or., Aug. 3. (Special.)
One of - the heaviest rains ever re
corded In the history of Umatilla coun
ty at this season of the year, com
menced at midnight yesterday and
lasted until late forenoon today. As
consequence all harvest operations
have been held up and it is reared
some damage--to- "down" grain may
Farmers, however, state clear weath
er with a cool wind will dry out the
grain and alfalfa and little Injury be
The damage Incurred by farmers
throughout this county in the hail
storm of two weeks ago is not so great
as at first believed. Many report much
better conditions on their farms and
in tha harvest fields where the hail
storm was the hardest, than it was
thought possible could exist.
LA GRAXDE RAIXFALL HEAVY
Hay Damage 'but Small, Grain Xot
LA GRANDE, Or.. Aug. 3. (Special.)
During 12 hours one and 11 one
hundredths inches of rain fell last
night in this city, bringing the total
rainfall for 1912 to a higher ngure
than all of 1911.
The downpour was constant but not
violent, consequently small grain was
not seriously menaced. An abundance
of hay is down, however, and consid
erable damage has been done In that
respect. There was no serious light
ning or w'lnd.
A contest from the state of Mississ
ippi followed, and in presenting the
claims of the negroes from that state.
Perry 3. Howard, a negro of Jackson,
appealed to the provisional committee
not to discourage the 900,000 negro
voters of that state by refusing them
recognition. Howard, who was a dele
gate to the regular Republican conven
tion, took up the campaign for Koose
velt after the first call sent out in
July by Senator Dixon. In this he met
opposition from B.- F. Fridge, who was
picked out by Senator Dixon to take up
the fight for Roosevelt in Mississippi.
Senator Dixon asked Howard If he
did not think it would be wise to
have the negroes in Mississippi who
favor Theodore Roosevelt, led from
the Democratic party by white men.
"That would be all right," said
Howard, "but the majority of the ne
groes who are Democrats Will not fol
low white leaders. We must be Tec
ognized. We do not want to lead, but
we must have recognition In this pro
gressive party If we are to do any ef
The negro problem was unsettled at
a late hour.
M BILL APPROVED
Dolley Says Oregon Blue Eky
Act Is Strong Measure.
FEW DEFECTS POINTED OUT
In Letter to Secretary Olcott, Kan
sas Bank Commissioner Compli
ments Oregon for Efforts to
WALLA "WALLA GRAIN IS HIT
Continued Dampness Would Make
Cereal Soft as Well as Bleach.
WALLA WALLA. Wash., Aug. 3.
(Special.) A gentle rain which lasted
for several hours, amounting to over
a half an inch, fell generally through
out this section of the state today and
has caused no little damage.
In the light land districts where the
wheat crop is thin the only damage
will be bleaching, but in the foothill
district, where the grain is down but
could have been cut, the loss will be
considerable, as the wet weather will
not only have a tendency to bleach it,
but make the cereal soft as well. The
greatest loss to date, however, is the
delay in harvest. Rains at ' this time
of year are almost unknown, though
the damage will not be great unless
WOMAN WRITER ARRESTED
LISBON, Aug. 3. Miss Alice Oram,
the correspondent of a London daily
newspaper, was arrested today, after
a domiciliary search of her residence
had been authorized by the military
authorities, who seized a number of
The British Minister to Portugal has
taken up the defense of his country
woman, the charge against whom has
not been made public The Oram fam
ily has been long resident in Clntra,
near Lisbon, and was closely connected
with the royal court.
Miss Oram, under the name of "Celia
Roma," has translated into Portuguese
many American and English books and
Cottage Grove Plans Exhibit.
COTTAGE GROVE, Or., Aug. 3.
(Special.) Cottage Grove Is going to
have another record-breaking exhlb
at the district fair In Eugene this Fa5
If the intentions of the Cottage Grove
Grange are carried out. The Grange about October 15. The new lodge will
has secured one of the best positions In I start off wlth'a membership or irom
the agricultural iullding. - 250 to 300.
SALEM. Or., Aug.. 3. (Special.) J.
N. Dolley, Bank Commissioner of Kan
sas, where theblue sky law Is in force
and according to reports has been car
ried on with extreme success, has writ
ten Secretary Olcott complimenting
him on the proposed blue sky law for
Oregon, which will go before the peo
ple in November.
He declares that the Oregon Din is
strong, forceful measure. Some crltl
clsms are made by Bank Commissioner
Dolley, but Secretary Olcott states that
the provisions which are criticised
were in the nature of concessions
made in relation to the bill and, If these
provisions are found to be too loose, it
will be an easy matter to amena mem.
In commenting on the Oregon bill
Commissioner Dolley says:
"I have your favor of tho 15th Inst
enclosing copy of your act to protect
nurchasers of stocks ana Donas, i pre
sume, as you state, that you had to
make some concessions in order to
have a reasonable chance to enact
it Into law, but I wish to say on the
whole, Mr. Olcott, that you have a very
strong, forceful bill. I have gone very
carefully over it and am well pleased
"I consider your bill better than ours
wherein it covers real estate, mort-
srasres and other indentures pertain
lnar to real estate located outside of
your state. Including bonds secured by
"I believe that you should have made
your fee at least $10, as the permit is
worth many times more than that
sum in selling their stock and you will
And that you need the additional
amount to bear the expenses.
"In regard to your section 3, where
in it provides that a company may ac
cent conditional subscriptions, I doubt
whether or not this provision is wise,
and I believe you will find It will em
barrass you more or less in enforcing
"Your section 9 provides for an an
nual statement, instead of a semi-an
nual statement. I believe the com
panies should be required to make a
semi-annual statement as it makes it
too long between statements when they
are annual. The selling or mis stun,
no von miv know. Is done more or less
aulckly and I think the semi-annual
ntatATnpntfl much better.
"Section 10 provides that they make
a trial balance once each quarter and
record the same In a book thereror.
I think our bill is better wherein It
provides that these trial balances be
made once eacn montn.
t onnaidor section 13 a strong sea
tlon and also section it, a strong and
"I doubt whether It is wise to cause
It to be illegal to sell the stock for
not less than par value as provided in
section 16. I consider that pari oi sec
Mot, l Drovldlngthat a financial state
ment be filed with each purchaser of
stock before he purchases the stock
s. verv srood provision.
"I have had occasion to reaa several
bills along these lines since our law
was enacted and 1 wish to congratu
late you and your associates on hav
inr drafted one of the most efficient
and Htronar bills that I have seen. I
will be pleased to nave you Keep me
advised from time to time as to the
progress you make with this legislation.
. "if I can be of any assistance to
you in any way, I will be glad to do
RAYMOND WILL GET ELKS
Lodge Will Be Installed Perhaps
About October 1 5.
- RAYMOND, Wash., Aug. 3. (Spe
cial.) Raymond is to have an Elks'
lodge. Such was the welcome an
nouncement made yesteraay Dy Jt k.
Ingersoll of Seattle, chairman of the
charter committee, at a loncheon given
In his honor by the Elks of this city.
Mr. Ingersoll arrived In Raymond
late Wednesday and, after looking over
the city stated at the luncheo that
he would be pleased to recommend to
the exalted ruler that a dispensation
be granted for a lodge at RaymotnT,
which will be instituted some .time
A CHANCE FOR YOU
in a Local Money-Making1 Amusement Company. .
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Seventh and- Morrison, Entrance on Morrison.
WILL COMMENCE ABOUT OCTOBER.
A few shares of this stock will bring
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506 EOYAL BUILDING
(Formerly Tull Gibbs Building)
Seventh and Morrison
Open Evenings 7 to 9
WHEAT 16 STRICKEN
KICK FAK3tEB OF PALOrSE DIES
Father of Joe Smith, Newspaperman.
Now living in Seattle, Passes.
Tale of Wealth Told.
SPOKANE, Aug. 3. (Special.) Lillls
n Smith, wheat king of the Palouse
district, died today after a stroke of
apoplexy at Endlcott, wash. Mr. smitn
reached the Palouse country from Mis
souri nearly SO years ago, secured a
homestead, near Endlcott and began
farming. . He was accompanied to
Washington Territory by his two
neDhews. William Huntley, of Spokane,
and George Huntley, of Colfax.
In 1897, the turning point ot west
ern Whitman County, Mr. Smith's land
produced enough grain to pay 'off all
his indebtedness and leave him more
than 2000 acres clear. Since than he
has made money rapidly. One year he
sold his wheat crop for $46,000, get
ting a single check for that amount.
Several years ago his health failed
and he divided much of his property
between his six children three sons
and three daughters. Joe Smith, of
Seattle, newspaper writer, is his eldest
Mr. Smith served one term in the
Legislature and one term as Commis
sioner of Whitman County. He leaves
a widow, three sons, two of them liv
ing at Endlcott, and Joe at Seattle,
and two daughters. Miss Elva Deane
and a married daughter at Endlcott.
LIBERALS SUPPORT MENA
Xlcaragnan War Minister Head of
LA LIBERT AD, Salvador, Aug. 3.
While telegraphic communication be
tween Salvador and Nicaragua-is sus
pended, sufficient news has leaked
through to show that the situation In
Nicaragua is regarded as serious.
Both President Diaz and ex-Minister
of War General Mcna, who now Is at
the head of the revolutionary party,
are conservatives, and It Is understood
the liberals are supporting Mena.
Mena now holds Massya and Gran
ada, and Is said to have a strong force
at Rlvas, a short distance from ban
Juan del Sur.
Kelso to Vote on Monday.
KELSO. Wash., Aug. 3. (Special.)
An election will be held here Monday
for the purpose of voting $14,000 bonds
for the erection of a new City Hall.
The election was called after consld-
to our clients for
lacing their money
fT The borrower pays
" us a modest sum
for or services in his
or her behalf.
T Many of our clients
" hand us their check
for the amount they
wish to Invest, and
'we attend to all de
tails, delivering to
them a fully-secured
first mortgage approved-
rr We can do so for
. 11 you.
Mortgage Loan Department
Fourth and Stark Streets
Chamber of Commerce Building
erable dissension among the Counc'l-men.
THE DEAF CAN HEAR
K'Vk 30 DAYS'
THOUSANDS SOLD at price of 35.00
Only a limited number to be uold at
the price of 20.00. If you have de
ferred purchasing on account of
price, OYV In your opportunity to
buy for UO.OO. Call or write
STOLZ ELECTROPHONE COMPAN Y,
230 Lumbermen BUlg., Portland. Or.
Km Mlltd Ttttor, Salt fthetm, Pruritus, MiLk-Cnut,
Wotping Skin, ete.)
ECZEMA CAN BB? CURED TO STAY, md
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BifmMw: Th!J Nafconm bank. SmUIU. M.
Could you do a better aet than to send this notice to sof
poor sufferer of Ecaemal