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About The Sunday Oregonian. (Portland, Ore.) 1881-current | View Entire Issue (May 25, 1913)
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BIG CROWD HEARS
ALBEE IN SELL
SELLWOOD HEARS ADDRESS
Pledge to Public Alone Has
Been Made by Candidate.
SILLY TALES ALREADY TOLD
Tmlk of Man Aloee Will Appoint
Chief of Tollce ir Elected Styled
"Trash" by Speaker Bo
fore Bis Crowd.
CANDIDATE TO WEAK 4 TIMM.
H. R. Albee will speak at ths fol
Vendar night Portsmouth Bchool.
p. M.: Peninsula School. :SO P. M.
Tuottf night Twiooirnr and Fargo
Hmtt. P. J.
Wednesday night Bunurstda
Erbool. P. M.. East Tamhlll and
Ibm Ran. a well-knwsj member mt
rynnlsed !' la PartUad, spoke- at
a Albee mrrtlis la Heltwood laat
larkt. raloaiaiaa; sdne aa aae irli), b
la patella (ric. always fcehrleade la.
kar ay nim right aa all of the bills
tfcat writ is far action. AVkra la taa
at ate testate. Mr. Raa showed by read
lava; afftetail reports af the Oregon Mats
Fcorrarloa af labor. Mr. Albee writ oa
record aa a fair sosn be waa fair, aald
mxr. Raa, a to eapltal mad labor.
That he waa fair. Sir. Rna showed, la
attested by the fact that tbo redera
tloa of I -a her formally Indorsed bis
record both legislative terms la the of
ficial Jooraal. Mr. Raa appealed to
the laboring: atea aad woosea, aa well
mm to all other voters, to swpport Mr.
Albee for Mayor.
' To a large crowd of men and women
In Vnlon Hall. Sell wood. II. R. Albee.
candidate for ,Mayor, laat night de
clared that, if elected, he would be
able to assume the duties of the office
absolutely unfettered. He assured
those present that he had made no
promises of appointments or as to the
disposition of patronage, etc. but that
he had refused to discuss such sub
jects, feeling that It was out of place
at this time.
Tou will be told all kinds of yarns
between now and the election.- said
Mr. Albee. "Do not believe all of the
trash they will dish out for you. It
will not be true, and those who dish it
out to you will know that It Is not
true, but that they simply want to fool
the Toters at this time. That Is the
"Now, they have started some silly
tales already. They are saying that.
If Albee Is elected, he will appoint so
and so Chief of Police, and all that
kind of truck. Albee has not told any
one who he will appoint Chief of Po
.llce or anything; else, and how they can
tell you what I have not told any one.
Is beyond me. I think, however, that
they are telling tales for the sake of
Influencing certain voters in a certain
I Oaly Pablle Promises Made.
"It Is my ambition to be elected
Mayor of Portland without having
made a single promise to any one. save
those promises which I have made
publicly right along and which I now
repeat td do my best for the people of
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PORTL1XD, OREGON, SUNDAY MORNING, MAY 35, 1913. -
120 DROWN WHEN
VESSEL HITS MINE
STEAMER XEYADA SIVKS I
GTTLF OP SMYRNA.
Ship Flying American Flag Goe Into
Waters Strewn ot Explosives
FMIRNA, May I. The steamer Ne
vada, with ion passengers on board,
struck three mines In succession t
day In the Gulf of Smyrna and sank.
Only SO of the passengers and crew
are reported saved.
The mines were strewn In the coast
waters by the Turks to prevent attack
by the Greek fleet during the Balkan
The Nevada waa leaving the Gulf of
. Russian steamer was
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coming, and In order to avoid a colli
sion the first named vessel
channel and entered a mine field. The
Nevada struck three mines and each
exploded In quick succession, the last
one followed by an explosion on the
ship, which Immediately sank.
Of the 200 passengers on the steamer
0 were rescued by boats, which put
off from the French cruiser Brulx.
which was anchored In the harbor. The
Nevada, though owned by a Turkish
companv. was flying the American flag.
She belonged to a fleet of eight steam
ers, of which seven were re-named in
1910 and were transferred to the Amer
She Is the second passenger steamer
to be sunk by mines in the Gulf of
Smyrna within a week, and a fourth
destroyed in this manner since the
gulf was mined on the outbreak of the
Turko-ItaJlan War. The Texas, a ves
sel of 4S0 tons, belonging to this fleet,
was sunk through a mine in Smyrna
Gulf In April, 1412. and the official
version placed the number of lives lost
at 61 out of 139 on board.
On Wednesday last the French liner
Senegal struck a mine and was run
ashore by her captain to prevent her
foundering. Five persons were killed
by the explosion and six others se
In January. 1013. the Theodores, a
Turkish sailing vessel, was blown up
by coming In contact with a floating
mine at the entrance to Smyrna Bay.
C. J. COWANIAH FOUND SANE
Court Examines In Who Disturbed
lUIlaboro Mill Owners.
JULLSBORO. Or., May II. (Special.)
C. J. Cowanlah was this morning
released after being examined for In
sanity. The evidence showed that the
mill owners and crew, working on the
place tinder mortgage to Cowanlah,
were frightened because the latter had
fenced up the road leading to the mill,
and for. the further reason that Cow
anlah had been twice an Inmate of the
asylum. The mortgagee had posted a
trespass notice on the place. Cowanlah
grimly smiled while the examination
waa In progress. He promised the
court that he would make nor more
Mies Nellie Todd, a stenographer in
the Portland law office of Allen R.
Joy. swore she was afraid of the pris
oner, and as she was the owner of the
mill she could not conduct the busi
ness unless Cowanlah ceased his trou
bling. TWO JAPANESEDEER BORN
Twin Babies First to Grace Zoo Tills
Year In Wasliliigton Park.
Two long-legged, wobbly baby deer
were added yesterday to the collection
of animals at the soo in Washington
Park. The youngsters were born dur
ing Friday night to two Japanese deer
which have been In the zoo for about
three years. Both came Into the world
at about the same time and they look
almost alike. These are the first
babies to grace the xoo this year.
Both are declared by Park Superin
tendent Mische to be excellent speci
mens of the Japanese deer family.
They have long, shaky legs, slim bodies
and are covered w ith white spots. They
resemble somewhat a pair of underfed
leopards. Their run In the zoo fields
will be the center of attraction to the
park crowd today.
" fl . -J p -M X0(JWA C COME ROUNo SuEAsjN LET YHM THAT S J
LOVE ITCH IKES
Kaiser's Daughter and
Young Prince Wed.
BOND OF NATIONS CEMENTED
Hohenzollern, Hanover and
Guelph Are One Family.
CEREMONY IS NOTEWORTHY
German Emperor Starts K.issingfest,
and Is in High Good Humor
During Celebration Forms
of Tradition Observed.
BERLIN. May 24. (Special.) Con
centrated power was the keynote that
characterised today the marriage of
Princess Victoria Lulse Adelheld
Mathilda Charlotte, only daughter of
the Kaiser, to' Prince Ernest Augustus
of Cumberland, scion of the House of
Guelph, who may become Duke of
Brunswick and Luneberg. The wed
ding was unique In these points:
It fas witnessed by Kaiser Wllhelm
II. of Germany, King George V. of
England and Czar Klcholas II. of Rus
sia, standing in a group with the
Kalscrin and Queen nearby perhaps
the most noteworthy gathering of
royalty that Europe has seen in a gen
eration. By all accounts It was a love match,
the little Princess and the youthful
Prince falling in love with each other
before ever the astute Kaiser and the
calculating Duke of Cumberland con
templated such a union.
Royal Houses I'nlted.
The match united the reigning housas
of Hohenzollern, Guelph and Hanover,
thus eliminating the Hanoverian throne
as the ancient bone of contention be
tween the Kaiser and the King. Prince
Ernest, the hereditary fcfair of the
throne of Hanover and a relative of
King George, Is now a member of the
Kaiser's ' household, so that England
and Germany cannot well quarrel over
The "reconciliation wedding," that
thus bridges a gulf of B0 years, began
formally at 5 o'clock In the afternoon
in the private chapel of the Kaiser's
palace at Potsdam. It was preceded by
a civil ceremony In the rooms of the
palace, witnessed only by the member
of the two families, Hohenzollern and
Many Relatlvea Present.
The Kaiser and Kalserin Augusts
Victoria, six stalwart brothers, three
sisters-in-law and no end of aunts and
uncles saw "Little Bister" as they call
her plight her troth to Prince Ernst
in the civil ceremony. ' After the pri
vate wedding and the congratulations
of the immediate families came the for
mal religious ceremony In the) chapel,
at which its chief court chaplain. Dr.
D. Dryandcr officiated. It being his
fourth wedding ceremony In the Kai
ser's family. As the bride and bride
groom moved into the chapel a bat
tery of Held artillery in the Lust Gar
den without flred a thunderous salute.
The little . chapel, which is barely
large enough for 150 persons, was gor
geously decorated with flowers and
plants. In which myrtle predominated.
Under Its myriad of electric lights, the
flowers, the glittering uniforms and
gleaming stars and medals. Intermixed
with the elaborate gowns of the women,
made a brilliant picture never before
equaled, certainly never surpassed in
Kaiser Kisses All Around.
At the end of the chaplain's remarks
Prince Ernst kissed his bride and then
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CARTOONIST REYNOLDS PICTURES
INDEX OF TODAY'S NEWS
YESTERDAY'S Maximum temperature, 7
degree: minimum. 49. degrees.
TODAY'S Fair, westerly winds.
Steamer Jfevada, In Oult of Smyrna, hits
mine: 120 are drowned. Section 1.
Kaiser's daughter weds Prince Ernst Au
gustus. Section 1, page 1.
Irish Homo Rule bill may operate in 1915.
Section 1, page S.
Strong support of House makes Wilson's tar
ICf position almost Impregnable. Section
1, page 0.
Carnegie says Dr. Abbott la wrong about
war. bw-i'uu , ' ""- -
Speaker at Baptist Convention sees nonope
of doctrinal unity. Section 1, page u.
Senator Q'Qorman's daughter Is bride. Sec
tion 1. page
Roosevelt libel suit to develop contention
over what constitutes drunkenness, sec
tion 1. page 2.
Republican Convention to be called within
year to discuss party problems. sec
tion 1. page 1.
Thirty-three dead, many Injured. In collapse
. of pier In California. Section 1. page
Woman advocates employing those other
sex as locomotive engineers, section i.
Republican executive committee favors con
vention within year. Section 1, page 1.
Northwestern Leagu results: Portland .
Tacoma 2: Vancouver 2-1. Seattle u-.
V?ctoa 11-3. Spokane 0-2. Section 2.
Parme Coast League results: Venice 7.
Portland 6: Oakland 8. . Los A'
Sacramento 2, San Francisco 1. Section .
Luth"M3cCarty killed in fight with Pelkey.
Section 2. Pag 2.
Picking soft ones" leads to death of Mc
carty. Section 2. page 2.
Blow that killed Luther McCarty Is ex
plained. Section J. page i.
Western Trl-State fans loyal to team. Sec
Columbia "un'v.rtity '''n"7caI"t4C
track and field meet. Section i. page
Oregon swamps Aggies on track and field
Section 1, page 8.
Bancroft showing speed on bases. Section i.
Foufeam's In race for Grammar School Pen
nant. Section 2. page .
Four Peal regulars hitting better than .sou.
Section 2. page 4. .,,
Schmltt expect 150 athlete. In Pacific
Northwest meet. Section -'. page o.
Pacific Northwest. ,
Orenco school children work elaborate school
gardens. Section 1. page ..
Four men In spectacular fca"" tri JSy
from Roseburg toward Klamath Falls.
Section 1. page 7. a , ...
University of Oregon will graduate 111 in
June. Section 1, page S.
One killed and three hurt in auto accident
near Athena. Section L page 8.
Thirteen Portland men to win degrees at
Agricultural College. Section 1. page . .
Forty-five students to graduate at Idaho
Normal. Section 1, page a.
Automobiles and Roads.
Oermantown road trip is ideal auto Jaunt.
Section 4. page 4. . . .
Forests invaded by motor trucks. Section 4.
AutoarWce is complex problem. Section 4.
Pod9"auto agent. In attractive homes.
Section 4. pages 6 and 7.
Commercial and Marine.
Fffec't of Imports from Australia on Coast
Emt ploe.. Section 2. page 10.
Portland and Vicinity.
MouTr'cluii promise. 1210 car. f ' decorated
parade Festival week. Section 2, page -0.
Soldier dead to be honored at churche. to
dav. Section 2. page -
Judge Will R. King praises ?emoc""ch -1
ministration on return from Washing
ton. Section 2. page 8.
Juvenile campaign for Mayoralty and Com
mlsslonershlps" warming up. Section z.
Clf o"f roses for Festival visitor. Is latest
suggestion. Section 2, page 7.
Jude Davis orders showing to Justify graft
charge, in Sleeth libel suit. Section 1.
Reed College show, growth, new courses
being planned. Section 3, page 10.
Changes shown In franchise now sought by
George F. Huesner. Section 1. page 11.
Chairman of new.,- created Bureau ot
Mines urges prospectors and mine P"ts
to make suggestions. Section 1. page 12.
The Oregonlan banquet, future business and
professional men of city. section i.
Fags 12. , ,
Financial transaction of Rushlight adminis
tration shown. Section 1. page 1..
Election of A. O. Clark to head admen con
sidered tribute to Portland. Section 1.
Interest aroused by Indorsements of com
mittee of 10U. section 1, page 10.
More than 12.000 persons attend opening of
Oaks Park. Section 1. page 13.
History of H. R- Albee show, life of ac
tivity. Section 3. page 2.
Real Estate and Building.
Two million spent In planta on Linnton road
In last year. Section 4, page 10.
Rose City Park I. example of growth. Sec
tion 4, page 11.
Good weather 1. aid to business. Section 4.
H. R. Albee denies patronage promise to
big Sellwood audience. Section 1. page i.
Street Speaker cheered for attack on Rush
light. Section 1. page 4.
J and G. K. Wentworth purchase F. W.
Leadbetter-a lumber and mill holdings,
valued at l0.U00.0OO. Section 1 pago 4.
HIS IMPRESSION OF
33 ARE KILLED IN
COLLAPSE OF PIER
Queen's Birthday Cele
50 OTHERS SERIOUSLY HURT
Falling Bodies Crush Those orv
Deck Below Them.
WORK OF RESCUE DELAYED
Floor Sags as Great Crowd at Long
Beach, Gal., Surges Toward Audl
' torinm, Section of Which
Also Gives Way.
DEAD AND IXJCBED IN COLLAPSE
AT LONG BEACH PIER.
Iong - Beach Bartz, Mrs. August;
Black, David; Beck, Thomas; Ben
nett. Martha; Helps. Mrs. A. C. ;
Holmes, Mrs. D. S.; Letter. Mrs. W.
C; Letter. Dorothy, 12; Lets. Harold,
9: McGee, Fannie B.; McGehe, Mrs.
Pauline; McSpears, D. ; McPharron,
Mrs. D. ; Nicol. Mrs. James, 73; Prig
more, Mrs. Emma. 60; Stone, Mrs.
Anna; Thomas. Mrs. Dan; Valentine,
Mrs. G. C: Wallace. Mrs. D. B.
Los Angeles--Bayllra, young son of
H. L.; Cheshire, Mrs.; Lawrence, Mrs.
Colt; Lomas, Mrs. D. J.; Matthews,
Mrs. Frank: Shaw, Mrs. Frank; Will
.Tasadena Doyle. Mrs. R. G. ; Ing
ram. Mrs. A. E. ; Longfellow, Anne.
Orange Hill. Mra. A. K.; Richard
son. Mrs. E. H.
Casaverdugo, Cal.- Wyven, Mra
Denver, Colo. Holme. Mrs. Lily.
Mra John Wilson. Compton. sliftrht
ly hurt; Alfred Newcomb. Mrs. Frank
Cheshire, Los Angeles; Mrs. J. A.
Kerr. Long Beach; Mrs. Fisher, Win
nipeg; Mrs. H. L Baker. Inglewood;
Mrs. H. E. Fraser. Inglewood; Mis.
Martha Tower. Iowa; Elaine Barker,
Los Angeieer Mra Abble Young, John
Ballentyne. Mrs. M. c. Saunders, all
Long Beach; Mrs. I. Nogan, Hunting
ton Park; Mrs. Nellie Gussford, Long
Beach: Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Stafford,
' Long Beach; Mrs. Charles Cunning
ham. Mr. and Mrs. John Campbell,
Loe Angeles; Mr. and Mrs. E. Gueble,
Los Angeles; Mrs. A. K. Bill, Orange;
Mrs. Black and daughter. Mrs. S. I.
Duree, Los Angeles.
LONG BEACH, Cal., May 24. Too
frail to uphold the burden of nearly
10.000 human beings assembled for the
festivities of the British Empire day
celebration, the land end of the big
double decked pier in front of the city
auditorium collapsed today. Hundreds
of persons on the top deck were
dropped down on the heads of other
hundreds crowded on the deck below.
The lower deck then gave way and
all were dropped down a chute of shat
tered woodwork to the tldewashed
sands 25 feet below.
Thirty-three persons mostly women
were killed by the shivered timbers,
or crushed to death by the falling
bodies. Fifty more were seriously In
jured, while hysteria and paralyzing
fright disabled scores.
Debris) Piled on Wreckage.
A section of the auditorium also went
down in the crash and the debris from
it was added to the wreckage that fell
on top of the dead and Injured.
The victims were mostly subjects and
former subjects of Great Britain resi
dent In Southern California.
The dead are In the National
Guard Armory. whllehehijured
(Concluded on Page 8.)
SOME HUMORS OF THE
CANNON WONT SEE
BUST OF HIMSELF
EX-SPEAKER , IXSrSTS HE IS
" MERE OUTSIDER.
Famous Smile Falls to Illuminate
Face When Recent Changes in
House ' Are Broached.
WASHINGTON, May 24. Uncle Joe
Cannon, private citizen, returned today
and visited the halls where once he was
mighty In council. He wandered around
the corridors, around the House side of
the Capitol, encountered John Dwight,
a former crony of the days when Uncle
Joe was generally designated "the Czar
of the Capitol," and had luncheon with
him in the House restaurant.
"Have you seen the new hall of the
House," the former Speaker was asked.
The famous Cannon smile, which once
illuminated every comment of the ex
Speaker, failed to appear.
"No, I. haven't seen it and I am not
going to." was the reply. "I under
stand they have torn out the old desks
and put in a lot of seats, but I don't
care. I don't belong. I'm on the out
side." Uncle Joe said he did not even intend
to look at the marble bust of himself,
which now occupies a place of honor In
the Speaker's lobby.
"I'm out," he said, "and I've got no
business around there."
The ex-Speaker said that he was In
Washington simply "on a personal er
rand." PITTOCK BLOCK TO RISE
Contract Is Let for $700,0 00 Build
ing on Washington Street.
With the awarding ot the contract
for the construction of the Pittock
block yesterday, Doyle, Patterson &
Reach, the architects, announced that
work on the new structure will be
started immediately. The Brayton En
gineering Company received the con
tract for the reinforced concrete work.
The building will cost approximately
One-half of the building will be eight
stories in height, with frontage on the
Washington - street side, while the
Stark-street side will be three stories
high. In addition to a deep basement
there will be a sub-basement on the
part of the block facing Tenth street.
The Northwestern Electric Company,
for which the structure is to be erected,
will occupy a part of the West Park
street side and all of the ground floor
on the Stark-street side. The remain
der of the ground floor will be designed
for stores. The upper floors will be
used for office purposes. The building
will be of reinforced concrete construc
tion, and will be among the finest busi
ness and office structures in the city.
The excavation for the building has
CANAL IS JHJJ THROUGH
Steam Shovels From East and West
Meet at Culebra.
NEW YORK, May 24. The first
through cut of the Panama Canal from
east to west was completed today when
two steam shovels working from the
opposlte'directions met at Culebra, ac
cording to a special dispatch from Pan
With the meeting of these great
steam shovels the canal was opened at
grade from ocean to ocean.
Hundreds of workmen quit work and
cheered when tho big shovels scooped
out the last bit of earth that Joined the
two continents. THere Is still' to be
excavated in broadening the canal
about 8,000,000 cubic yards of earth.
OREGON WOOL IS MOVING
Growers of John Day Valley to Ship
Woolgrowers in the John Day Val
ley now are moving their product to
market. The first shipment of wool
from that section moved over the
Sumpter Valley Railroad last week, ar
riving in Baker on May 19. It is es
timated that more than 1.000.000 pounds
of this commodity will be shipped out
over the Sumpter Valley road this
CONVENTION TO BE
CALLED NEXT YEAR
Republicans Plan for
GATHERING IS HARMONIOUS
Leaders Agree on Need of Re
CUMMINS" IS GRATIFIED
Chairman of Conciliation Commit
tee Says Everything Asked For
by Progressive Faction
Has Been Granted.
WASHINGTON, May 24 Leaders ol
the Republican party members of the
executive committee of the National
committee from 12 states gathered
here today and laid preliminary plans
for the Congressional campalun of 1914
and the National political battle of two'
As a result the Republican National
Committee will meet 60 days after the
adjournment of the extra session of
Congress and an extraordinary Re
publican National convention Is expect
ed not later than a year hence. Changes
in the basis of representation in Na
tional conventions and reform of meth
ods of party procedure, which have
been subject to criticism, will be dis
posed of through these agencies.
Close co-operation between the Na
tional committee and the Congressional
campaign committee was agreed on.
Harmony Marks Meeting.
Today's conference was the first for
mal meeting of Republican leaders
since the 1912 campaign, it was har
monious from the time Chairman Hillcs
called for order until the last motion
was adopted. The need for reform
within the party was not denied. The
suggestion of tho progressive element
for a National convention in the near
future waa heard and It w-as practically
unanimous that such a convention
should be called. It was decided to
submit this question to the National
committee and the agreement of opin
ion among the executive committeemen
was taken as an indication of what
might be expected from the largef body.
Plans for the coming campaign In
clude close co-operation by the Na
tional committee with the Congres
sional campaign committee, through
district headquarters to be established
here In July. Secretary Reynolds, of
the National committee, will be In
charge. Chairman Hllles. Senator Jack
son and ex-Senators Crane and Sanders
were appointed to plan the details.
Primary System Considered.
Charles B. Warren, of Michigan;
Sherman Granger, of Ohio, and Senator
Jones. James A. Fowler, assistant to
the Attorney-General. Minority Leader
Mann, of the House of Representatives,
and ex-Representative Olmstead, ot
Pennsylvania, wcro named as a com
mittee to consider questions affecting
contests before the National committee
and the recognition of the primary
system of electing delegates to National
conventions. Chairman Warren an
nounced that the Western and Eastern
members would hold separate meetings
and confer together during the Sum
mer. Senator Jones, representing progres
sives who met In Chicago recently to
urge an early National convention and
a clearer understanding of how pri
mary delegate elections were to be re
garded, the methods of settling con
tests and a change of representation,
expressed himself as satisfied with to
National Committeeman Martin, of
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