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VOL,. XXXIII NO. 24.
Kansas City 111 Hangs, to
High Grag in Wilds
FAEN WANDER FOR 24 HOURS
Clothes Torn to Tatters, Pilot
and Aide Find Mountaineer
After Hard Travel.
BAG LANDS 9:20 A. M. FRIDAY
Racer, Ripped and Torn, Ends
80-Mile Trip 2950 Feet Up.
DONALDSON IN BAD ZONE
First of Four Balloons to Rise In
Contest Is Third Found and
Captain Fears Rival May
Be In Wilder Place .
DEVELOPMENTS IN BA1XOOX
HUNT TOLD EN BRIEF.
. Watts and Fawcett Landed 11
miles north of Cascadla In Southern
Linn County at 9:20 Friday morn
ing. Party walked to Cascadla,
where both are safe. Balloon may be
rescued. Distance from Portland 7S
to 0 miles ... . . ,
Berry and Morrison Landed in
dense woods two miles from Clarkes
In Clackamas County at S o'clock
Thursday night. Reached Portland
last night. Captain Berry stunned
and badly shaken up. Balloon badly
damaged. Distance from Portland
Honeywell and Stewart Landed
Thursday night near Beaver Creek,
Clackamas County. Distance from
Portland 18 miles.
Donaldson and Henderson Still
missing. Supposed to be In dense
forest and mountainous country
southeast of Salem. Nothing definite
heard from them.
CASCADIA, Or.. June 13. (By Long
Distance Telephone.) Stiff and weary
after 24 hours of aimless wandering
over precipices and down ravines, the
two missing balloonists of the Kansas
City III, Pilot John Watts, of Kansas
City, and Roscoe Fawcett, sporting edi
tor of The Oregonian, stumbled into
the McKinnon ranch, two miles east of
here, at 9:10 o'clock this morning.
They were a sad study in aeronau
tics, footsore, rain-soaked and shoes
and clothing torn to tatters. The party
left Portland Thursday afternoon In a
National balloon race, and the balloon
alighted at 9:20 o'clock Friday morn
ing, making over 17 hours in the air.
However, the balloon covered only 76
or 80 miles as the crow flies, due to
Balloon Htssi on Crag.
The balloon lies marooned on a spur
off Hurricane Deck, about 11 miles
northeast of here, high up on the side
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ADLAI E. STEVENSON
VICE-PRESIDENT WITH CLEVE
LAND SUCCUMBS AT 78.
Illness Following Long Vigil at Bed
side of Wife Fatal Three Chil
dren Present at End.
CHICAGO, June 13. Adlal E. Steven
son, Vice-President of the I United
States through ine second Cleveland
Administration, died here late -tonight
at a hospital after an illness of sev
eral months. t
His three children were at his bed
side when death came.
Mr. Stevenson was 78 years old. His
last illness followed a five months'
vigil at the bedside of his wife, who
died about bIx months ago. Mr. Stev
enson BUffeapd a nervous breakdown,
and a month ago he came to Chicago
from his home at Bloomlngton. 111., for
treatment. His condition gradually be
came worse and he entered a hospital.
The burden of his years and the op
pressive heat of the . last week . con
tributed to (he fatal termination of his
He became unconscious Saturday
morning and was revived long enough
to recognize relatives, then lapsed. He
was unconscious at the end. '
The three children who -survive-'-him
and who were at his bedside are:
Lewis G. Stevenson, president of the
Illinois State Board of Pardons; Mrs.
Martha D. Hardin, of Chicago, and Miss
Letella Stevenson, of Bloomlngton.
FRENCH CABINET FORMED
Vivian! Informs Poincare Another
Ministry Is Shaped.
PARIS, June 13. Rene Vivianl to
night informed President Poincare that
he had succeeded in forming a Cabinet.
The new Cabinet is generally well re
ceived, although many political observ
ers are inclined to doubt its long ex
Unless funds are found before the
end of the month the treasury will be
unable to pay the salaries of nearly
1,000,000 officials. Premier Vivianl ac
cordingly will submit the question of
a loan to the Chamber of Deputies at
the first opportunity.
ATLANTIC FLIGHT DUE SOON
Wanamaker Airship Will Try to
. Cross Ocean in July.
NEW YORK, June 13. The attempt
to cross the Atlantic Ocean by aero
plane, planned by the Rodman Wana
maker expedition, will be made "before
July of this year has passed, according
to information received here today.
During next week it is expected that
the airship will be assembled at Ham
mond sport, N. T., and this is to be fol
lowed by trial flights.
Lieutenant John G. Porte, R. N., pilot
of the expedition, expects to set forth
on the trip at the earliest possible
date. , .
FAMILY OF 10 WEIGHS TON
Garfield Woman of 135 Pounds
Claims Northwest Record.
EUGENE, Or.. June 13. (Special.)
With 10 children whose weights total
over a ton, Mrs. John W. Laird, of Gar
field, Wash., who has been, visiting
here, has a claim to one of the largest
families in the Northwest.
The mother is a small woman weigh
ing less than 135 pounds. Her heaviest
son, 20 years, old, weighs 295 pounds.
Three others weigh 245 each. The
youngest child is 10, the oldest 35, and
the' total weight of the 10 Is 2085
pounds, an average weight 208 pounds.
JAPANESE VISIT MEXICO
Minister and Officers of Crniser
Idzunio Reach City.
MEXICO CITY. June 13. The Japa
nese Minister, Mineichiro Adacbl, ar
rived here today from Guadalajara.
He was accompanied by two officers
and six marines of the Japanese cruiser
PORTLAND, OREGON, STJNDAY MORNING.
3500 FEET TO EARTH
Pilot Berry and Morri
son Land inTreeTops.
Storm-Tossed Gas Bag Rent
by Lightning or Explosion.
BASKET SUSPENDED IN AIR
Sudden Stop Makes Captain Uncon
sciousSnow Gathered at 12, 000
Foot Altitude Revives Story of
Perilous Trip Is Told.
Rent by an explosion or electric
flash about 8 o'clock Thursday night
at the height of 3500 feet, the '"Mil
lion Population" balloon of Captain
John Berry was torn into two parts.
The lower part of the envelope fell
on Captain Berry and his aide, George
Morrison, and the balloon became a gi
gantic parachute. Then it hurtled to
ward the wildest part of Clackamas
County at sickening speed. -
Captain Berry. had Just time to cut
away with his knife a number of sacks
of ballast and Mr. Morrison to throw
lifebelts and luggage overboard.
Basket Suspended on Tree.
This tended to check the downward
rush, but the big bag dashed into the
tree tops. So sudden was the stop that
Captain Berry was knocked uncon
scious. The balloon came down Just in the
right spot. The upper half of the en
velope caught in the tops of three dog
wood trees, that towered away into the
sky. These bent down and the basket
was brought to a. halt some 30 or 40
feet above the ground.
Frightful Dests Evaded.
Had the balloon struck 20 feet to
the south it would have crashed into
a grove of giant firs and the aeronauts
might have been killed. About 300
feet to the north is a three-acre slashed
clearing, and had they struck there,
they would have met a frightful death.
Captain Berry is. - positive that in
more than 300 asensclons he ' never
met with such a terrifying experience.
Balloon Reached 13,000 Feet.
When the balloon came to rest It was
full .of snow, which had accumulated
in it at the high altitudes it .had
reached. With this snow Mr. Morrison
revived Captain Berry.
. The barograph reading of the "Mil
lion Population" shows that it reached
12,000 feet. This -was - immediately
after the electric storm, which wrecked
the balloon of Captain Honeywell and
Captain Honeywell reported on hip
return that Captain Berry threw out
ballast and rose high when he saw the
plight of the other balloon.
Instantly Captain Berry and Mr. Mor
rison were in the throes of the same
dual electric storm which was harass
ing Captain Honeywell at the lower
Elements Play With Balloon.
The balloon was picked and tossed
here and there. At times the aero
nauts had to cling to the upper rig
ging, to save themselves from being
cast headlong to earth. At tlmos the
basket was almost upside down.
All the time the lightning flashed
and' played, through the balloon with
a curious whirring sound.
The rain and the snow forced the
balloon down rapidly.
At the lower level of 3500 feet, the
storm was struck again. There the
balloon became a plaything of the
elements. It was dashed along in the
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SOME LEADING EVENTS OP A BUSY WEEK ARE ILLUMINED BY CARTOONIST REYNOLDS.
INDEX OF TODAY'S NEWS
YESTERDAY'S Maximum temperature, 71
degrees; mlnnmum, 54 degrees.
TODAY'S Portlond and yiclnlty.fair north
westerly i winds.
Kansas City III located; Watts and Fawcett
safe. Section l.-page 1. '
Berry and Morrison tell story of thrilling
escape when balloon plunges 1600 feet to
earth. Section 1, page 1.
Oreat fear felt for occupants of one bal
loon still missing. Section 1. page 10.
Foreign. ' ,
Black banner of republic raised in Italy.
Section 1, page 1..
Wilson to pass through canal on battleship
Oregon. Section 1. page 2.
Huerta's attorney urges It is turn of United
States to make concessions. Section 1,
Page 2. '
President Wilson attends Princeton alumni
reunion. Section 1. page 2.
Flinn, Pittsburg -capitalist, charges Cali
fornia mine was "salted" to tempt him.
Section 1, page 8.
Clubwomen differ as to effect of suffrage In
Illinois. Section 1, page o.
Illinois Supreme Court upholds woman
suffrage law. Section 1, page 5. v
Seceding I. W? W. faction, St Butte Miners'
Union, rioting. Section 1. page 1. .
Renewed eruptions of Mount Lassen show
increased violence. Sention 1, page o.
Commercial -and Marine.
Columbia River salmon pack is ahead of
last year's. Section 2, page IS.
Wheat higher at Chicago, owing to excessive
rains in Nebraska and Northwest. Sec
tion 2, page 15.
Marked Improvement In foreign financial
situation. Section 2, page 15.
Cruise of Naval MlliUa to Honolulu ar
ranged. Section 2, page 7.
Coast League results: Portland 8. Oakland 2;
Los Angeles 2, San Francisco 1 (10 In
nings); Sacramento 8, Venice 2. Section
2. page 2.
Northwestern League results: Portland 7,
Victoria 6; Spokane 4, Seattle 2 (12
innings) ; Vancouver , 4. Tacoma S. Sec
tion 2, page 2.
Cal Ewing mixes In riot following Seals
Angeles game. Sectlcn 2, page 2.
Racing car 13 goes over embankment, and
driver Is probably fatally hurt,- Section
2, page 1.
Printers and Allied Trades put Union Base
Ball League Into Portland field. Section
2, page 2.
Salem Y. M. C A. wins Salem-to-Portland
relay race. Section 2, page 4.
Cady wins Trans-Mlsslsslppl golf champion
ship. Section 2. page .
English polo team easily wins first game
ot mates zor cup. oecuon x. vhsb
Federals not dying, says pitcher Mathew
son. Section 2. page 8.
Walter A. Goss defends tennis tournaments.
Section 2, page 4.
Seattle's crowds small as games are hit by
rain. Section 2, page 2.
Prohibition petition ta Washington has 110,-
Ouu singers. Section 2, page ti.
Tillamook prepares for Grand army ' en
campment. Section i, page s.
Data ot civic work of 14 women's clubs
compiled by University of Oregon. 8ec
- tlon 1, page 11.
Official count shows lack of interest In
primary returns. - Section 2, page 16.
O. A. C. graduating class Is largest In his
tory ot Institution. Section 1, page V.
University students to present "Kins; Lear."
Section 1, page 8.
Numerous state measures will be voted upon
at election in Fall. Section 1, page .7. -Parent-Teachers'
association, prove value
to schools of state. Section 2, page 16.
Both candidates for Supreme bench ask for
recount of votes. Section 1, page tt.
Four associated with defense of C. E. Potts
caught robbing grave. Section 1, page .
Harbor plans for Brookings all ready for day
of need. Section 1, page 8.
Portland and Vicinity.
Praise lavish for festival officials, but
George L. Baker will quit. Section 1.
Report of Chief Clark shows city remark
ably free from crime during Rosa Fes
tival. Section 1, page 13.
Transportation Club exhibits In pageant real
historical relics. Section 1, page 18.
One thousand Salemltes talk over old times
at the Oaks. Section 1. page B.
Commissioner Dieck explains need of traffic
survey. Section 1. page 14.
Grand Chapter of Oregon Eastern Star holds
annual session. Section 1. page 14.
Officer tells of exciting trip la Mexican
waters. Section 1, page 8.
Weather report, data and forecast. Section
2, page 15..
Veterans of Indian War to bold' reunion
Wednesday. Section 8, page 7.
FAWCETT SCORES A BEAT.
The early edition of The Orego
nian, issued at 11:15 o'clock last
night, containing exclusively Roscoe
Fkwcett'a complete story of the fate
of the balloon Kansas Cltv ".
elusive pictures of the wreck ' of tbe
balloon "Million Population Club"
and tbe first actual Interview with
Captain Berry, was - read eagerly in
hotels and by the late crowds on
tbe streets. Tbe first edition of an
other Sunday newspaper appeared
with the information that the bal
loon which carried Watts and Faw
cett was still missing.
JUNE 14, 1914.
RIOTOUS IN BUTTE
Union Day Paraders
Routed With Stones.'
MEN KNOCKED FROM HORSES
Mayor, Trying to Make Peace.
Thrown Out of Window.
SAFE CAPTURED BY MOB
I. W. W. Faction, Weary or Paying
Assessments - to Aid Michigan
Strikers, Demolishes Prop
erty of Organization.
BUTTE, Mont, June 14. At 2 o'clock
this atoning the residence of Patrick
Casey Sullivan, mm official of the
union, was dynamited. . Sullivan and
his wife and three children were in
the bouse, but none waa injured. The
windows were blown out and a porch
blown off. '
It la also said that an attempt was
made at about the aame boor to dyna
mite the home of Bert Riley, president
of the Miners' Union.
Several shots were heard near the
home Immediately after the dynamit
ing. A posse Is searching the hills.
BUTTE. Mont.. June 13. Butte to
night is practically . under martial law,
with its saloons, that have not been
closed In years except on election days,
locked tight and with every hardware
store cleared of all Its arms and am
munition by the notice as the reautt
of the series of riots during the day--Miner's
Union day the 34th an
niversary of the establishment of the
union in this camp. The Miner's Union,
with upwards of 9000 members, is di
vided against itself. '
Safe Taken from Police.
After a day of turmoil. In which
many heads were broken, the acting
Mayor was thrown from a window and
seriously hurt and the union . prop
erty was destroyed. A crowd of those
who remained loyal to the union,
started to pull the union safe down
Main street to save it from the rioters.
They were surrounded by a guard of
Four hundred rioters took the safe
from the Federation members, put it
on a wagon and dynamited It, after
driving the Sheriff and his deputies
from the ground. A wagon load of
policemen watched the dynamiting
from a little distance.
More than 2000 men have refused to
recognize the union further and under
the leadership of agitators of the In
dustrial Workers of the World, the
seceders from the big organization to
day attacked the miners union parade,
composed of more than half the labor
bodies of the city.
Marchers Attacked With Stones.
President Riley, of the union, and
Marshal Conway of the parade, were
knocked from their horses by a volley
of stones from the rioters. Other offi
cers of the union were chased from
the line of march and took refuge in
the Sheriffs office at the Courthouse.
The parade broken up and the speak
ing exercises in the theater abandoned
because of the stormy street scenes, the
rioters moved on the union hall in the
center of the city. Every piece of fur
niture in the building was demolished
and thrown Into the streets.
A piano was thrown down a stairway;
the books, records and, two safes of tbe
union were thrown out. The ballot
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'VlOfirKY ABOUT --
TYPE OF MAN TO SUCCEED
HUERTA NOW DISCUSSED.
American Delegates Resolve Not to
Deal In Generalities Carrania
or Villa Not Considered.
NIAGARA FALLS, Ont.. June 13.
The crux or the Mexican problem the
selection of a man . for provisional
President acceptable to all factions in
Mexico and foreign governments gen
erally was reached today In a confer
ence between the mediators and the
American and Mexican delegates.
For more than an hour names of
various Individuals were discussed, but
on none was 'there a semblance of
agreement. There will be another con
ference on the same subject tomorrow.
General Carranza's note, transmit
ted by Rafael Zubaran, his representa
tive at Washington, arrived today, ad
vising the mediators that constitution
alist delegates were on their way to
the mediation conferences with full in
structions. Discussion has continued about the
type of man for the provisional Presi
dency. It practically has been resolved
to abandon generalities about types
and search for the man whom all would
It can be said on the highest author
ity that the American delegates at no
time have suggested the name of Gen
eral Villa or General Carranza, and
that they do not purpose doing so.
BOY AND RESCUER DROWN
Mother Wades in Water, but Son Is
Beyond Reach ; She- Collapses.
SOUTH BEND, Wash.. June 13.
Branch Bailey, aged 16. and William
Wallen, aged 17, who went to save
the Bailey boy, were drowned In the
Wlllapa River today Just beyond the
reach of Mrs. Rhoda Bailey, mother
of the younger boy, who waded Into
the water above her waist In an ef
fort to reach her son.
As a result of the shock of seeing
her son drown, Mrs. Bailey collapsed
and it is feared she will not regain her
mind. Bailey, who could not swim,
fell off of a log on which he was
playing and Wallen Jumped In after
IN SCANTY DRESS 4 DRIFT
A iter Night at Sea Boys and Girls
v Work Launch to Harbor. ,
AVALON, Cal June 13. Footsore
and suffering. from hunger and expo
sure, George Carter and James Forrest,
together with two young girls who had
spent a night adrift in a launch, walked
into Avalon tonight and were cared for.
They had managed to work the launch
Into one of the small harbors on the
seaward side of Catalina Island, where
they abandoned It.
' Their route from the little havea to
this port lay over steep hills and along
rough roads and they suffered severe
ly in their bare feet. They were at
tired only in bathing suits.
SHRINE TO MEET llf CANYON
Full Ceremonial Session to Be Held
at Bottom of Gorge In Fall.
PHOENIX. Ariz., June IS. With Im
perial Potentate Fred . R. Smith. . of
Damascus Temple, , Rochester, N. Y..
presiding, a full ceremonial session of
the Mystic Shrine will be held at the
bottom of the Grand Canyon In Septem
ber. A special train en route from Los
Angeles to Winnipeg will be detoured
for the occasion.
This will be the second lodge session
held in the Grand Canyon, the first be
ing that of the blue lodge last Septem
ber. The caravan will march down
Bright Angel trail about September 24.
Man. Run Down, by Wagon.
William Malcolm, 22 North Front
street, was taken to St. Vincent's Hos
pital last night after he had been run
down byia wagon at Seventeenth and
Thurmanf streets. He sustained a num
ber of painful bruises.
X'CL"' JsM f .kJU'-Wi.
PRICE FIVE flEVXS
BLACK BANNER IS
RAISED IN ITALY
Republic Proclaimed by
Peasants' League. .
COMMITTEE ARMS VILLAGERS
Ignorant Masses Believe Every
PUBLIC BUILDINGS SACKED
Private Property Sold for Song to
Give Impression "Republic" Will
Bring Millennium 10,0 00 Sol
diers Are Preparing.
ROME, June IS. An outstanding fea.
ture In the general strike situation to
day was the news received at the cap
ital of the proclamation of an Italian
republic by the people of several
towns bordering on the Adriatic, in
In some towns like Fabrlano and
Rimini scenes similar to those of the
French revolution ' were enacted. The
inhabitants, misled by reports Issued
from the headquarters of the anarchis
tic committee at Ancona, an Important
seaport on the Adriatic, to the effect '
that a revolutionary movement had
been successful in overthrowing the
monarchy, proclaimed a republic and
substituted for the national flag the
black banner of the Peasants' League.
People Fed on Rumors.
All the newspapers were burned the
moment they reached those towns in
order to prevent the people from
knowing the real condition of the coun
try, as the revolutionary leaders had
declared that King Victor Emmanuel
had escaped to Montenegro; that the
revolution had mastered the entire pen
insula, and that the troops had Joined
with the people.
In some Instances the soldiers were
compelled to fire on the people before
order was restored, with the result that
several persons were killed or in
jured. At Ancona, where the first demon
stration took place, which resulted in
the general strike, bluejackets from
the naval division, commanded by Ad
miral Umberto Cagnl. reinforced the
garrison. Ancona has been a hotbed
of the revolutionary movement, as the
leaders have been spreading the re
port that King Victor Emmanuel had
been forced to flee the country and
that Premier Salandra was a prisoner.
Towns Baled by "Committee.
The most serious situation exists
in the province of Ravenna, where vil
lages and small towns are being ruled
by the local republican committee,
which has armed the inhabitants, thus
giving the Ignorant masses the im
pression that any kind of violence will
be permitted. Churches and clubs have
been sacked or burned, but in the case
of private residences the revolutionists
have asked the owners' permission to
take possession of their belongings.
These have been sold for next to noth
ing in order to give the poorer people
the impression that the "republic" will
maintain Its promise to bring hack the
golden age and end forever the high
cost of living.
Ten thousand soldiers are gradually'
being spread throughout the provinoe
and It Is expected that Sunday will
see the awakening from the brief
Strike Cessation Ordered.
The Syndicate of Railway Men today
ordered a cessation of the strike
That the authorities were ready to
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