The Sunday Oregonian. (Portland, Ore.) 1881-current, July 12, 1914, Section One, Page 2, Image 2

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DANIELS SINCERELY
SECRETARY OF NAVY. WHOSE POLICIES ARE WHOLLY
DISAPPROVED BY MEN WHOM HE COMMANDS.
Buy That
Summer Suit NOW
and Save
DISLIKED BY NAVY
Bryan Shares Unpopularity
Based on Fundamental Dif
ference in Views.
"REFORMS" NOT WELCOME
storing Pictures of Department Head
Hissed by Bluejacket Officers
Loyally Silent, but Opinions
Are Well Known.
(Continued From Flret Page.)
ideal the Navy would reject. The
Navy proceeds on the Idea that It
would not exist were It not for the
National expectation that some day it
will be needed either as a preventive
of war or as a force to bring a war
to an end; Its sole aim therefore Is
to. make the best preparation possible
for such a day.
Secretary In Politician.
Mr. Daniels, on the other hand, if the
conviction existing In the Navy is well
founded, does not proceed with such
Ideas as the fundamental basts of his
policies of administration. The Navy
believes that he considers the service
a great but probably for the moment
necessary evil, the direction of which
political fortune has thrust into his
hands. The Navy considers him un
willing to devote himself to the single
Idea of achieving the maximum pre
paredness for the most efficient de
fense of the Nation and believes that
he is trying to make the Navy serve
other purposes. Instead of regarding
It as a wonderfully complex human
machine he is treating the service as a
field for the application of his political
principles, as an aggregation of indi
viduals for whose mental and 'moral
welfare, instead of efficiency, he has
been made responsible.
The service considers that Mr. Dan
iels has not the least sympathy with
or understanding of it professionally;
that he does not trust it; that he is
trying to be both a great politician and
an. efficient administrator, giving the
political side the benefit of a doubt in
any contest between political exegen
cies and the best interests of the
Navy. The Navy's conviction that Mr.
Daniels is playing politics is unshak
able, but this is not strange, because
In the last year the officers have seen
political influence reaching out from
Washington to the flrerooms of the bat
tleships and the shops of the navy
yards. Innovations Xot Popular.
Most of Mr. Daniels' Innovations
have been leveled particularly at the
officers and designed for the benefit of
the enlisted man. But the bluejacket
perhaps is an ungrateful creature: cer
tainly the fact is today that most of
the enlisted men indicate a desire that
Mr. Daniels should leave them alone.
Take the matter of ship schools, prob
ably the achievement in which the Sec
retary takes the most pride. Yet the
suspension of the school order during
service in Mexican waters was hailed
with delight by the fleet and was re
garded as one or tne compensations iuj
he trying duty in tne tropics. -aro-
!l observation ana inquiry wm aanmj
, inquirer that the school order must
greatly modmea lr it is to onus
nttBfflrtnrv results and become at
nnnll 1 a w wtfh thfl men.
If the Government considers that
every bluejacket should have a knowl
edge of the elementary subjects taught
In the public schools, it is declared,
either no candidates for enlistment
should be accepted unless they qualify
In this respect, or else the recruits
should be kept at training stations
until they acquire the standard pro
ficiency. From the Navy point of view,
as set forth above, the diversion of the
fleet from its prime purpose to that of
the grammar school is unsound policy
and a hamper on efficiency.
Officers Deeply Resentful.
Mr. Daniels' wine mess order now
In effect caused deep resentment among
the officers, as an Insult to their sense
of right and duty and an infringement
upon their personal rights. Certainly
to anyone who has lived among naval
officers at sea, the Secretary's conten
tion that the safety of the ships and
men is endangered by permitting the
presence of liquors on board seems un
justified. The consumption of wines and beers
In the fleet is small Indeed, even in
these recent months, when there have
been deliberate efforts to drink up re
maining stocks before July 1. Navi
gating officers and others charged
with responsibility at sea almost in
valuably abstain from drinking any
thing at all during such periods.
The officers feel that they have many
grievances against the present Secre
tary of the Navy. But not a word of
criticism of the Administration will
ever be beard in public from any offi
cer. It is impossible, however, to as
sociate with naval officers and not
sense their likes and dislikes, their
prejudices and inclinations. And cer
tainly since Mr. Daniels became Secre
tary, a state of affairs such as never
before existed in the Navy has been
brought about which is deserving of
the knowledge and the attention of all
Americans interested In the Navy.
Mr. Daniels has been doing every
thing he can think of to win the favor
of the bluejacket, or. better, to Im
prove the lot of the enlisted man. He
has gone far, and undoubtedly would
have gone much further If left to his
own devices, and in executing these
policies he has hit the commissioned
officer many a blow. Yet here is the
strange fact which ought to' afford
While the officers are publicly silent
as to tnetr personal views 01 tne new
policies, obeying every order to the
utmost in letter and spirit, a moving
picture scene showing Secretary Dan
iels at work at his desk In Washington
was hissed by bluejackets on board one
of the battleships at Vera Cruz. The
demonstration was promptly stopped
by an officer, who announced that
thArA wrtiilH hft nn more such outbursts
or moving-picture shows would come
to an aorupt enq on mat snip
LOTTERY LANDS 50,000
St. Louis Authorities Make Arrest of
Manager of Association.
ST. LOUIS, July 11. William C. Up
poff, local manager of the Railroad
Unimproved Land Association, was ar
rested here today on charges of con
ducting a lottery. The complaint was
made by several St. Louis men who de
clared, although they "won" In the
drawing of lots said to have been con
ducted by the company, they could not
get their lanrt.
Uppoff said he and his agents in St.
Louis had sold stock to at least 500
persons and had received from )3 to
$15 from each. He estimated that about
50,000 persons in various parts of the
country uau 1.1 vcafceu ujvuoj iu who
proposition.
JOSEPHL'S
Big
Is
Anti-Prohibition Meeting
Held by 'Farmers and
Dealers at St. Paul, Or.
"HOTEL FAILURES HINTED"
Persons Denied Individual Rights
in Oregon Will Mtove to Other
States, Is Prediction of
Portland Boniface.
ST. PAUL, Or., July 11. (Special.)
Hopgrowers drove in from ranches as
far as 25 miles from this place to at
tend a meeting cf the Hopgrowers' &
Dealers' Association here this after
noon. President A. J. Ray, of the Oregon
Association, named W. M. Murphy
chairman. Mr. Ray outlined the cause
for the organization of the Hopgrow
ers' & Dealers' Association and recited
statistics to show the importance oi
thn hon industry commercially as well
as how it affects the domestic affairs
of the state.
"I am going on record as saying that
it is not a question raised willingly by
the people of Oregon, but prohibition is
the result of outside agitators, paid
heavily for their destructive successes,
coming into Oregon with the object of
stirring up strife, disturbing business
and giving the state a black eye as de
praved and lawless under present
laws."
Economic Question Viewed.
H. L. Bents, a banker of Aurora,
made a speech leveled at prohibition
workers.
"Oregon has been developed by pio
neers, many of whom are located on
farms in the Immediate neighborhood
of St. Paul. Oregon was quite content
ed with regulation and law enforce
ment under the license system. Thou
sands of people are employed annually
In the hop yards, where money is
earned by fathers and mothers on va
cation and the proceeds go to paying
for school books and clothes for their
children. The plan of the prohibition
worker is to make you vote dry as a
state on promises and mere beliefs.
They want you to stand for the experi
ment. They will move out and let the
result rest on you."
Hotels and the part they play in the
everyday life of a community was ex
plained by Phil Metschan, Jr., of Port
land, who represented the Oregon
State Hotel Association.
Hotel Man Is Speaker.
"I represent a membership of ihotels
standing for an investment of more
than $10,000,000 in the state," said Mr.
Metschan. "I am here to say that a
first-class hotel Is an asset to a city,
town or village. The stranger within
our gates should have his rights as to
his personal tastes. If we curb them
by un-American prohibitive laws then
he moves as quickly as possible to a
free state. If the vote of Oregon is in
a majority for prohibition then you
will find hotel failures right and left.
They are Inevitable. I do not mean,
as some prohibition orators have said,
that a hotel depends upon liquor for a
living. Appetite plays a big part in the
success of a meal. Food is the other
consideration. Our guests are not dys
peptics, either physically or mentally,
and we do not believe with the man
who Is nauseated by the aroma of a
square meal and as a result of his per
sonal feeling advocates the prohibition
of spices, nor do we believe ice cream
and a small black coffee to be items of
'economic waste.' "
Hal V. Bolam, of Salem, spoke from
the viewpoint of trie dealer. He said:
"Many will ask, 'What are you getting
out of It?" We are getting plenty of
hard work, with plenty more still in
view. Hopgrowers must come for
ward and unite with their friends and
work."
Procrastination Is Deerleil.
Mr. Bolam defended Salem against a
number of Jesting quips fired against
the "dry area" by speakers. "It was
not a case where the people wanted a
dry town. It was a case where the
people who didn't vote sacrificed them
selves and their freedom through pro
crastination." J. F. Theodore B. Brentano, a St. Paul
hopgrower, spoke on fanaticism and its
effect upon a state. He said prohibi
tion was the child of the fanatic and
declared no state secure where fanati
cism gained the whip hand. Bob Rob
inson, a Portland writer, defended
"Portland After Dark" and said that
exaggerated statements made by a
HOP GROWERS HIT
'OUTSIDE AGITATORS
DANIELS.
prohibition lecturer were so distorted
that a retraction was made in an even
ing newspaper. He decried the meth
ed employed of vilifying a city, cast
ing reflections on the people of the
state in trying to make the world be
lieve Portland after dark to be de
praved and unsafe.
PONTOONS PROVE FAILURE
Experiments Continue on Rodman
Wanamaker's Flying Boat.
HAMMONDSPORT. N. T, July 11.
Glenn Curtiss, Lieutenant Porte, Dr.
A. F. Zahm, Elmer Sperry and Irwin
Chase, a designer of racing hydro
planes, were in earnest consultation to
night on new systems for getting the
desired results from the hull of the
Rodman Wanamaker flying boat.
A short flight today satisfied all con
cerned that the heavy pontoons were
more of a failure than auxiliary fins
had been and the workmen began the
construction ot new sets of planes.
These were In accord with a new the
ory, but its fallacy was quickly proved
In tonight's experiments. Further
changes to America's hull are to be
made at once and the trials continued
at top speed.
The drift-recording instruments con
structed by Mr. Sperry for the America
were tested by him today in a hydro
aeroplane trip with Lieutenant Towers.
BO ALT INQUIRY GROWING
Congressman Would Know Details
of Deportation Case.
WASHINGTON, July 11. Represen.
tative Falconer of Washington, intro
duced a resolution today calling on the
War and Navy departments to make
public details In the case of Fred L.
Boalt, an American newspaper corre
spondent attached to the Cleveland
(O.) Press, with Funston's brigade at
Vera Cruz, now under order of depor
tation and to have his credentials can
celled because of charges relating to
his news dispatches. "
Meanwhile, under orders of Secre
tary Daniels, Rear-Admiral Badger is
conducting an inquiry into Boalt's
story, which declared that a Navy en
sign had applied the Mexican law of
flight to Mexicans at the taking of
Vera Cruz.
Boalt's defense is that he secured his
information from Ensign Richardson,
of the battleship Arkansas. The or
der of deportation is stayed, mean
while. RADICALS HOLD MEETING
Anarchists Have Free Speech, but
Ashes of Dead Are Not Displayed.
NEW YORK, July 11. Free speech
In Union Square was allowed to anar
chist and radical organizations in their
demonstrations today for their three
adherents killed in the explosion on
July 4. No disturbance resulted from
the voicing of radical views by speak
ers. Seven hundred policemen mount
ed guard during the meeting.
Complying with the restriction Im
posed by the authorities, the demon
strants did not bring to the square
the urn with the ashes of Arthur
Caron, Charles Berg and Carl Hanson,
the victims.
A telegram from Emma Goldman
was read at the meeting, announcing
that a similar meeting was being held
at the same hour in San Francisco.
For the expenses of the "funeral,"
amounting to $600, a collection was
taken.
AIRSHIP COMPANY LOSES
Zeppelin Concern Lays Deficit to
Insuring Passengers' Lives.
BERLIN, July 11 (Special.) The
Zeppelin Company's balance-sheet, pub
lished July 1, shows a deficit of $62,500,
although a greater number of passen
gers were carried by the airships than
last year.
One of the reasons advanced to ac
count for the deficit Is that before Ten
turning on board passengers insist on
being heavily insured by the company.
Dr. B rougher to Visit Portland.
Rev. J. W. Brougher, of Los Angeles,
former pastor of the White Temple of
Portland, will arrive In Portland abDUt
July 24 to spend his Summer vacation.
While here arrangements will probably
be made for htm to deliver a lecture. Dr.
Brougher Is one of the most popular
lecturers on the Pacific Coast.
Real Estate Men Pick Los Angeles.
PITTSBURG, July 11. Los Angeles
today defeated Seattle for the honor of
entertaining next year's convention of
the National Association of Real Estate
Exchanges. The association elected
Thomas Shallcross, Philadelphia, presi
dent. One female of every nine In New York
state Is employed in a factory.
Our Mid-Season Clearance Sale Is Now in Progress
It must be remembered tbat this sale embraces our entire stock of Spring and Summer Suits. It is our policy
to start each season with a new stock of goods; we therefore make these radical reductions to clear our cab
inets so as to accomplish this purpose.
Select the Suit You Want and Pay Vl Less Than the Former Price
STRAW HATS and
PANAMAS
$ 2.00 Values now $1.50
$ 3.00 Values now $2.15
$ 6.00 Panamas $5.00
$ 7.50 Panamas $5.00
$10.00 Panamas $6.50
'
PHEGLEY & CAVENDER
Corner Fourth and Alder Streets
ALL GUILT IS DENIED
Magazine Staff Say Goethals
Approved Isthmian Pictures.
PATRIOTIC IDEA AVOWED
Editor Declares Sole Purpose Was to
Stimulate Interest In Large Ap
propriation for Military Avi
ation In United States.
BAN FRANCISCO, July 11. The de
fense of Charles K. Field, editor of
Sunset Magazine, and of the three
others accused with him of having
disclosed military secrets of the United
States by the publication of an illus
trated article, will be that the pictures
were taken and the aeroplane flight
across the Isthmus of Panama was
made with the permission of Colonel
George W. Goethals, in command of
the Panama zone.
Mr. Field. Robert Fowler, an aviator;
Riley E. Scott, author of the article,
and Ray Duhem, a moving picture man.
were arrested yesterday at the instance
of the War Department, acting through
John W. Preston, United States District
Attorney here. No bail was required
and they were released on their own
recognizance.
Scott Now Employed by Government.
When the case was called today be
fore Francis I. Krull. United States.
Commissioner, it was continued until
August 10. Riley Scott said he was
now in the employ of the War Depart
ment as an experimenter and instructor
in dropping bombs from aeroplanes at
the San Diego (Cal.) aviation school.
"The sole purpose of the flight," said
Mr. Field, "was to stimulate interest
in a large appropriation for military
aviation in the United States, which
lags far behind European nations."
Fowler Protests Innocence.
"Colonel Goethals not only gave s
permission," said Fowler, in protesting
his innocence, "but he wished us the
best of luck and said he hoped the pic
tures would turn out well."
The accused men were represented
by counsel today at the hearing be
fore Commissioner Krull.
Sunset Magazine was recently ac
quired by William Woodhead & Co.,
but at the time of the publication of
the Panama Canal fortification pictures
in April it was owned and managed
by the Southern Pacific Railroad.
HE REDUCED 57 POUNDS
New Method of Flesh Reduction
Proves Astonishingly Successful.
JOHNSTOWN, Pal, July 11. In
vestigation has fully established that
Hon. H. T. Stetler, of this city, has re
duced his weight 57 pounds in an incred
ibly short time by wearing a simple,
invisible device, weighing less than an
ounce. This, when worn as directed,
acts as an infallible flesh reducer, dis
pensing entirely with dieting, medicines
and exercises. Many prominent men
and women have adopted this easy
means of reducing superfluous flesh,
and it Is stated the inventor, Frofessor
D. W. Burns, of No. 17 West Thirty
eighth street. New York, is sending
these outfits on free trial to all who
write him. Adv.
MORE AUTONOMY OFFERED
(Continued From First Page.)
dential approval. As an additional
safeguard and in the Interest of the
Philippine people, the right of Con
gress to annual any act of the Philip
pine legislature is expressly reserved.
"A bureau to have general supervi
sion over the non-Christian tribes is
provided.
"The right to vote Is confined to cit
izens of the islands and the education
al qualification of the present law is
so enlarged as to embrace those who
can read and write a native language,
instead of English or Spanish, as at
present.
"The two resident commissioners to
the United States now elected by the
Legislature would be elected by popular
vote. The present law restricting the
Legislature as to those whom it may
dmit to citizenship is so broadened
as to confer power to admit Amer
icans residing in the islands to become
citizens thereof."
Speaking for the Filipinos, Resident
Commissioner Quezon,' an active advo
cate of Philippine Independence for
$15.00 Suits now $10.00
$20.00 Suits now $13.35
$25.00 Suits now $16.65
$30.00 Suits now $20.00
$35.00 Suits now $23.35
$40.00 Suits now $26.65
20 Off Blue Serges,
Cheviots and Black Suits
years, gave the bill his approval to
night "The bill," he said, "represents far
less than ought to have been consid
ered, but I strongly favor its enact
ment because it is a step in the right
direction, granting as it does autonomy
to the Filipino people and pledging the
people of the United StateB to recognize
the independence of the Philippines as
an established government.
Agitation to Be Continued.
"I do not, of course, profess to re
gard this bill as a finality. Did it
debar from continued agitation and ef
fort to secure the enactment of final
independence legislation, I should op
pose it to the uttermost. But such Is
not the case. The issue now presented
is that of securing some forward step
while a party friendly to the aspira
tions of the Filipino people is still in
office. If the measure is enacted it
will have my hearty and sincere co
operation to the end that It shall be
put into effoct in good faith without
reservation and with every presump
tion in its favor.
"That, both now and ever, it will
be the duty, as it is undoubtedly the
intent, of all the Filipinos to continue
undiminished effort for the actual es
tablishment of Independence, free of
all foreign control, must be taken for
granted."
HONEYMOON IS TEARFUL
COUPLE. SEEKING ftBlETinE, HAVE
ACCIDENT.
Bridegroom's Brother Shoots Him Acci
dentally, and "Retreat" Is Turned
Into Hospital and Hotel In One.
NEWPORT. Or.. July 11. (Special.)
From Otter Rocks, north of Newport,
comes a honeymoon tale, every word
of which is punctuated with a tear.
Francis L. Jones, son of B. F. Jones,
of Roseburg, a recent candidate for
the Republican nomination for United
States Representative in Congress, and
his bride, a daughter of W. E. Ball,
of Toledo, Lincelfi County Assessor,
had gone to Otter Rocks after the wed
ding Friday to "enjoy a wedding trip
of peace and quietude."
The bridegroom last Tuesday was
standing near his brother, "Vint,"
watching him clean a gun. The bride
was a nearby spectator. For some
reason yet unknown the gun was ac
cidentally discharged, shooting the
brdegroom through both legs.
Mrs. Jones rushed to her husband
and helped carry him to their chamber,
which was immediately transformed
into an emergency hospital, where she
now acts the role of nurse. The bride
groom's father hurried from Roseburg
to be with his son, whose quick re
covery is looked for, while other rel
atives, surgeons and friends arrived to
swell the honeymoon party from a
lone two to a "right decent sized
crowd."
So far from being lonesome and de
serted on the edge of the famous
Devil's Punch Bowl, the bride and
bridegroom, both of tender years and
experience, are waited upon and enter
tained by a large host of "sympa
thizers." 3
OVERTURNED ENGINE HIDES MEN
KILLED IN TACOMA FIRE.
Switchman Not Expected to Live and
One More Believed te Lie Un
covered In Locomotive's Wreck.
TACOMA, Wash., July 11. (Spe
cial.) Clearing away the wreckage of
the Bismarck Mill Company Are of last
night revealed today the bodies of
Earl M. Carpenter, a streetcar In
spector; C. A. Wescott. a switchman,
and Glenvil Gabriel, a bey of 17 under
the overturned locomotive that was
thrown from the tracks by warped
rails. ...
Of the 15 persons who were rldlnK
on the locomotive and all of whom
were injured. W. A Mannor, a switch
man, is in St. Joseph's Hospital: ter
ribly burned and not expected to live.
It is asserted by J. B. Weaver, the
last man to leave the wreck, that one
body is still under the demolished
locomotive.
Seattle Man Arrested Here.
A fugitive warrant was Issued yes
terday for the arrest of Roy Hemphill,
of Seattle, who is wanted at the Sound
city on a charge of embezzling a large
amount of money. He was arrested by
Deputy Sheriff Tennant and will be
held in the County Jail here until Se
attle authorities call for him. His bail
was set for $5000, whlqh he has failed
to provide.
T,
AX CHANGES
URGED
Commission Argues in Favor
of Two Amendments.
SYSTEM CALLED ARCHAIC
Personal Property Too Intangible to
Be Reached by General Rule of
Present Type and Alterations
Needed to Meet Tiroes, Said.
SALEM. Or.. July IX (Special.)
That they will put an end to "danger
ous scheming in taxation and provide
a safe foundation for genuine tax re
form" is the keynote of an argument
filed today In favor or two constitu
tional amendments referred by the
Legislative Assembly, which provide
for the classification of property for
taxation purposes.
The argument was prepared by the
State Tax Commission and a special
legislative committee. It says in part:
"Without so amending the constitu
tion of Oregon our present farcical pre
tense of taxing intangible personal
property must be continued.
"With the adoption of these amend
ments Oregon can provide by statute
an effective method of taxing this large
body of wealth, either by a tax on In
comes as In Wisconsin, or by specific
taxes as in Minnesota. Iowa, Pennsyl
vania. Maryland, New York. Rhode
Island and other states.
"Without so amending the constitu
tion we are powerless to enact any
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ARROW, EAGLE AND
VINDEX SHIRTS
Pleated, Soft and Stiff Bosoms
All Sizes
$1.50 Values now $ 1 . 1 ."
$2.00 Values now $1.35
$2.50 Values now $1.65
$3.00 Silk now $2.15
$5.00 Silk now $3.85
scientific plan for the taxation of for
ests and water powers, to derive a
proper revenue therefrom and at tb
same time promote the conservation
and development of these natural re
sources. "Without so amending the r institu
tion we cannot take advantage of the
most approved methods In the taxation
and regulation of public service com
panies, nor provide any fair apportion
ment of the revenues delved from the
taxation of such companlea
"Without so amending the constitu
tion we cannot enact a fair and effi
cient law for the taxation of automo
biles and for the proper distribution if
the revenues derived therefrom in the
Improvement of the public highway
"Here is the real trouble In the tax
system of Oregon: Section S2. artlcl
1 and section 1. article . of the Ore
gon constitution. Impose a primitive
form of the general property tax. whirl,
makes the pretense of taxing all prop
erty, real and personal, tangible in'
Intangible, by one uniform rule. With
the development of new methods ot
business and new forms of property,
the attempt to tax all klntts and clse
by fhe same rule Is about as unreason
able as It would be to require a rail
road to carry passengers and livestock
at one uniform rate per head, or to
Insist that the merchant should sell
dried fruit and flour at the same rate
per pound.
"The principal opposition to ebollen
ment of the general property tax In
Oregon, as in other states, may bo
classified as follows:
"First Of those who are tnlsln
formed on the problem of taxation and
Imagine that the pretended equality
and uniformity now prescribed by the
constitution are actual guarantees
against injustice.
"Second Of those who derive bene
fits from the operation of the gen
eral property tax and are against any
plan of reform which might deprive
them of the favors they now enjoy.
"Third Of radical theorists who be
lieve that by continuing the abuses of
the general property tax system the
people, to escape the Ills they have,
will 'fly to others they know not of.'
"These proposed amendments of the
Oregon constitution bear the unquali
fied Indorsemnt of the best authorities
on taxation.'
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20 PAYMENT LIFE POLICY
Matured in the
OLD LINE BANKERS' LIFE IN
SURANCE COMPANY
of Lincoln, Neb.
Name of Insured
William Porter McKelrey
Residence Waterville, Kan.
Amount of Policy $1,000.00
Total Premiums Paid to
Company $ 506.40
SETTLEMENT
Total Cash Paid to Mr. McKelvey,
$782.05 and 20 Years' Insur
ance for Nothing
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