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About The Sunday Oregonian. (Portland, Ore.) 1881-current | View Entire Issue (Aug. 1, 1915)
T1IE BTODAT OBEGOKIAy. POltTUUrn. AUGUST .1. 1915.
THIRTY-MILLION-DOLLAR HEIRESS WHO WAS WEDDED YESTER
DAY TO EMPLOYE OF ONE OF COMPANIES SHE CONTROLS.
OREGON TARS HAVE
1 FIIIE TIME III PORT
W. Park Streets
W. Park Streets
!Nava! Reserves Find Han
tiling cf Albany Agreeable
and Instructive Task.
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GUN PRACTICE AWAITED
CR AY'S i
Aal I an I II a.
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Militiamen Consider First Portion
J of Journey Great Success and.
After Shore Leave, Will Be)
Beady for Maneuver.
i SAN FRANCISCO. Ca!.. July SI.
(Staff Correspondence.! nun '
, ...rad from seasickness the
rralMr Albany landed the Oregon itars
In fco TTanclaco naroor "
. - . thp AnnnmJ cruise
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Thursday morning with erery body well
and happy. TM men wr F-j- """
routine work, after which
given shore leave. They "
tian.Tranc.sco nntll August 2, with full
; privilege to so and coma as they
Tha'cmUa this year ha so far been
;tha mot iirwWi and the best )"
' 4. a. .a tha unusually
years. ion - -
.stood feelinr which exists between the
regulars and tna mmiiun". . ,
. . . ,. i ... thA orders Issued
by Lieutenant Alexander, la commana.
whan the saip leu i-r -
day. The orders to the ships regular
,crew were to tha effect thst the cruise
was for tha purpose of teaching the
militiamen tha naval-war game and
that no "rough stuff" of any sort would
be tolerated. And there has been none.
. The Oregon men took hold aa soon
as th ship got under way. and during
the three days and threa nights she
wss en route from Portland, to San
Francisco they did duty In every branch
of the service. Some went Into the
boiler rooms and passed coaL Others
worked side by side with the regulars
at the machinery: on Ufa buoy watch;
on lookout duty, and in other branches
of the service. Tha officers of the
mllHIs worked side .by side with the
regular. Lieutenant-Commander Blair,
of the Militia, took his regular watches
la command on the bridle. a
Xaval I.lla Essayed.
' The Albany left Portland last Mon
day morning and arrived at Astoria at
C o'clock that evening. The men were
given shore leave until midnight. At
, o'clock Tuesday morning the cruiser
pointed her nosa to sea, and started
.v-r the bar. The sea was smooth
and tho weather fine except for a few
showers and a few fog banks en
countered near San Francisco.
1 The cruiser put out to sea S miles
'and followed a course that distance
until Port Mendocino was reached. This
point was the first land seen after the
ship left the bar at the mouth of the
Columbia. The point was passed at S
o'clock Wednesday afternoon.
The enlisted men are enjoying their
life as tars to the fullest extent. Their
routine carried them through a good
still line of work and drills during
the day under tha direction of Lieu
tenant McClure. naval Instructor.
The men. except those on night
watches, are called at 6 A. M-, at which
time they have to hustle into their
clothes and go on deck. They have
the arduous task then, of scrubbing
clothes or washing down the decks.
Before they start work they are given
Appetites Are Goad.
1 Morning mess Is served at 7:S
o'clock. After their early morning's
Job they are ready for breakfast at
the first sound of the bugle. After the
morning mess there is more work. The
men are put through a routine cleaning
vp. after which drills are started. These
consist of gun drills with the big and
small guns, boat drills, fire drill, col
lision drills and abandon ship drills.
By tha time the late afternoon comes
the men are ready for their repose
.which is made interesting by a band
concert. The militia band Is plsying
The Albany will be In San Francisco
harbor until August I. when she will
again go to . sea. bound for Port
Angeles. Washington. After a day
there, she will go to sea for three days
of tsrget practice. The militiamen
sre working hard with the guns and
hope to make a big showing la shoot
ing. Tha Washington militia which
cruised on the Albany- just prior to
the present cruise of the Oregon militia
4Jd exceedingly welt at target practice.
The Oregon men are hoping to make
aa even better showing.
KORWArS FEELING BITTER
trMlw From Flrvt .
f Uermany. could not ba better; In
Norway It could hardly ba worse.
Of the Swedea tha Norwegians say
.that they don't so much love Germany
as they dread Russia.
9wre Dlallae Eagtiea.
I However that fact may be. the fact
Tmalns that la the cafes of Stockholm
the natives don't at all like to hear
'.the sound of the English language, and
Vrta the shop people grow i' tot when
one speaks English to them.
An American connected with the
taff of our legstion In Stockholm bent
forward to me at a table In a hotel
-Really. I am not talking nonsense,
but you will escape the risk of an un
comfortable scene if you don't speak
English In public places here."
In Norrray. by the same token, the
sound of Qerman rather gets on peo
ple's nerves. In Norwsy. from Chris
tians to Bergen, tha children In the
treeta are singing "It's a Vont Way
to Tlpperary." and when tha bands In
the parks play the tune the storm of
applause and the demands for an en
core last a minute or two. Tou never
' bear a German tune at these concert
Pletarc Postcards Shaw Drift.
One of the sure ways nowadays to
discover the true state or feeling among
the people or a technically neutral
country on tha continent la to note the
drift of tha picture postcards displayed
la tha kiosks and the windows or the
J- In Norway the vast proportion of
'these cards picture English and
Belgium notables of the war and scenes
ion tha allies' lines.
once In a while you see a picture of
the German emperor or oi von junuen-
) burg, but for one of these there are
a dozen of lxrd Kitchener and of the
alina of the Belgians.
- Passionate pamphlets. In which the
'writers try to be Ciceronian and suc-
ceed in dropping to the level of fish
wives, are numerously displayed. One
'of these wears a cover In the flashy
' colors of a Nick Carter thriller, and Is
Pantitled "Americas Revenge for the
" A feature of these window displays
that la Interesting, whether It is
MBS. HOWARD gPAVLDIXO
significant or not. is tha sign of the
Napoleonic cult that Is sweeping over
Europe. It is prevalent in Belgium.
It exists even in Germany. It is
flourishing In Norway.
Interest la Kapaleea Revived.
Thetre are portraits of the Emperor
when he wss a young officer of artil
lery, when he was consul, and when he
had assumed the purple. He Is shown
n the retreat from Moscow and in tne
tight after Waterloo. He Is seen In the
familiar and touching picture which
reveals the prisoner . of St. Helena
keeping lonely vigil on the rocks.
There haa been a revival oi tne wnoie
series of fascinating early lSttj century
nrlnts depicting more or less fanciful
episodes in the childhood of the King
of Rome. Among these are the quaint,
sweet prints entitled. "Chut papa dort."
and "The King of Rome's Firm Ride."
Bronse statuettes of the tmperor
are frequently, to be seen. Lake the
prints, they range In price from a few
pennies to a sum that buys a really
artistic bit of work.
These Napoleonic souvenirs are
everywhere. There Is something more
than natural In this U but philosophy
could And It out. Is It only the sur
vival of a supremely picturesque per
sonality or Is It an Indirect perhaps,
unconscious expression of Europe's
yearning for a great man In a time
Uu af Shipping Keealy Felt.
To move a century away from that
supreme personality to the only domi
nating personality in burope loaay
there used to be a cult of the present
German Emperor all ever Norway.
Indeed, it waa more than a cult; It was
a genuine affection.
All that has vanished before tne
belief of the Norwegian people that
Norway has lost a considerabla pro
portion of her merchant shipping
through Germany's submarine cam
paign. A few year ago William II naa
hosts of personal friends in Norway
and a nation of admirers. Every Sum
mer the Hohensollern cruised in Nor
wegian waters, and during those visits
of the yacht social Interchange was
The girls of the families of position
In towns like Bergen were alwsys go
rr to balls on board shi.. while the
German vessels lay offshore. For tS
years the Emperor took breakfast with
Consul Mohr a Norwegian millionaire
who is honorary German Consul at Ber
gen upon the arrival of the Hohen
sollern In Bergen waters, and for 24
years bo ate a farewell meal with the
Consul just before departure.
The 36th of thesa farewell breakfasts
was to have been eaten on a certain
noon of last Summer. The war came
and tha Hohensollern ateamed away
"I wonder." mutters tha old Consul
sometimes, "how far in the future lies
the Emperor's (Oth fruhstuck at my
Kaiser's Kind area Recalled.
A Norwegian said to me, "Tou know
we loved the Kaiser."
Then he told the story that Is known
In every Norwegian hamlet from Chrls
tlansand to the North Cape the story
of the great fire at tha trading town
of Aalesund In January, 1904. the town
the Emperor loves, and to the church
of which he has given a beautiful win
It Is a story that even now Nor
wegians cannot tell without emotion
how when the town was swept by fire
the Emperor had asKlstance on the way
even before the Norwegian govern
ment could get Its plans in operation:
how German warships raced Into the
harbor with food and blankets and
medicines and building materials and
money, and how. In memory of the
benefaction, the grateful townspeople
have erected a memorial and surround
ed It with a bronze portrait of the ben
efactor. Now anything and everything that
can be interpreted to the discredit of
Germany and the Germans is so inter
preted by the mass of the Norwegian
The exceptions among the mass are
the military class, the larger part of
which la decidedly sympathetic with
Germany., and thst pert of the intel
lectual class which is composed of the
physicians, lawyers and engineers who
have studied in Germany.
MOUNTAIN CLIMBERS READY
Hood River Party to Ascend Hood
HOOT RIVER. Or.. July SI. (Spe
cial.) Next Thursday will be Hood
River day on Mount Hood. More than
iO local people have already signed up
to take advantage of the mountain ex
cursion that Is being promoted by the
Mount Hood Railroad Company.
"Wo hope to make this an annual
event for the local people." said Ray
mund B. Early, general passenger
agent of the Mcunt Hood line. "We
hear "See America First' paraded al
most every day. yet less than -60 per
cent of the local people have ever been
to the Upper Hood Klver Valley, much
lera to Cloud Cap Inn. We have made
the charge so low that no one need
stay away." .
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Heiress' Maid of Honor Absent
BRIDEGROOM IS BLAMED
Hundreds of Friends Attired In
Finery of Every Hue Attend Cere
roony Police Present, but
Kidnaping Rnmor "Denied.
(Continued From First PagO
Elisabeth decided not to attend the
wedding. That is all we care to say."
Members of the Spauldlng family
would neither come to the phone nor
be Interviewed at the Barker home.
Miss Barker went across the harbor
this morning In her motorboat. the
Ktty-Fritx, to enter the confessional
and attend mass at the little Catholic
convent church in Harbor Springs- She
was accompanied by Mile. Sarah, her
old friend and teacher of French, and
Miss Margaret tReagan. of Portland.
Or., the governess of her childhood
days. Miss Barker wore a morning
dress of green and appeared to have
Heme Guarded by Detectives,
Police were stationed at the gates
guarding tha neck of the peninsula to
keep out curiosity seekers; detectives
from Chicago were scattered about
the town and near the Barker home.
Three tramps were arrested a few
night ago, while trying to gain en
trance to the ushers' cottage. It was
this that caused the secrecy about the
wedding girts. '
The police were present. It was eald.
because Miss Barker had received a
threat that unless she paid $73,000 Im
mediately, Mr. pauldlng would be
kidnaped. The bride's friend denied
thlf rumor, but the police wera un
wl'ling to take any chances.
The absence of tha maid of honor
waa the only thing to mar tha cere
mony. It was a sunny axiernoon, wuu
YOIMG M ATI'S DISAPPEAR.
ASCB ALARMS RELATIVES.
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Mrs. Rose Joseph, of 394 East
Forty-eighth street North, is
worried over the fact that her
brother. Louis Solomon, last heard
of In Walla Walla, has not writ
ten to her tor four and a half
months, and all letters addressed
to him during that period have
been returned unclaimed. .
Mr. Solomon Is 25 years of age.
He wss formerly employed by a
Portland construction company,
and went to Walla Walla to take
a place on a farm. As he has
always written promptly to his
sister, and had kept her in touch
with his whereabouts, she fears
. that some accident may have be-
fallen him. None of Solomon's
frlenda have any word from him.
and to no one did he Infer that
he Intended leaving the West.
He haa been- in . Oregon and
Washington for mora than eight
WEDDING IS MARRED
Begins Monday .
In order that we may close out as nearly as possible all Summer weight suite, to make room for our
new Fall stock now irriving, we give you unrestricted choice of any suit m the house (blues and
blacks excepted) at just one-half the regular price. Many of these garments are m dark patterns.
Avcul yourself of this wonderful opportunity
$25 Suits $ '
$3 to $5
Just enough breeze sweeping it from
the bay to mane it comionaDie.
wedding guests crowded the house and
the lawns down to tho water's edge on
either side of the point.
Close Frlenda See Ceremony.
tt. ivArji nreaent. but
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scarcely a hundred were able to wit
ness the ceremony, -inese were
Barker's closest friends, relatives and
her servants and governess.
The setting was one of striking
color of costumes and flowers. The
porch itself was decorated with birch
boughs, poppies, roses and Bweet peas,
which almost bid the flaming color
schemes of Its walls, almost "cublstic"
In their effect.
Nor were the colors of the Summer
finery of the guests less striking. Most
of them wore white, but their varie
gated hats were of every hue. White,
green, mauve, and pink predominated
in the costumes of the bridal party.
The ceremony was a single ring serv-
1 x t ; rsBb--w 1 a oHvAn a WH V bv
her guardian. James B. Forgan, presi
dent or tne r irst tauuu-i
Consia Receives Guest.
"She wore a white satin gown draped
with flounces of white chiffon, em
k.niif.FBii tn niar1 and held at the
corners by tiny sprays of orange blos
soms. The bride carriea a Douque. v.
orchids and lilies of the valley.
a- h.fnrA thA weddinsr Mrs.
Nelson Ludington Barnes, a cousin of
the bride, received tne guests as m
nearest relative. She wore cream lace
over white tulle.
Five trunks, three of them cubist
creations in tan and yellow canvas,
seven bags and a maid started to the
Orient tonight when the young Chl
cagoan and his bride set out on their
Evading -the rica garnered by their
wedding party. Mr. and Mrs. Spauldlng
croxaed Little Traverse Bay on the
bride's motorboat, the Katy-Fritx, and
boarded the Michigan Central train for
Chicago at Petoskey, taking two state
rooms for their luggage and retlune.
Bridegroom Employed by Bride.
The brldegrodm for some time past
'has been virtually an employe of the
young woman he married today. ''He
has been secretary to the manager of
the Hsskell -t Barker Car Company,
of Michigan City, which is owned out
right by the bride.
Miss Barker was orphaned at 13 and
Is the richest 19-year-old girl in the
world. She has been coming to Har
bor Point of Summers since her baby
hood, and it was here six years ago
that she met Spauldlng, Just after she
had lost both of her parents. The
friendship formed in those first days
,of loneliness -ripened Into love. Last
Easter Miss Barker came home from an
Eastern school and met her fiance in
ft.... -Mao-Ail a KlimntUOUS SDSrt-
mcnt on" the North Side and furnished
the home that Is to be theirs after a
four months' wedding trip.
GIRL VICTIM OF POISON
Snake River Case Suggests Suicide
Because of Impending Disgrace.
WALLA "WALLA. Wash., July SI.
(Special.) A report from the state
chemist at Pullman, received today,
shows that Etbel McDonald. 15 years
old. died of arsenic poisoning Instead
of typhoid fever, as first reported. The
girl died June 30 at the home of her
father, George MscDonald; on Snake
River, and the body was burled here.
A brother, not believing typhoid
caused her death, had .the authorities
investigate and the body was disin
terred 10 days ago. The physicians
who removed the stomach found taht
the girl "would have become a mother
In a few months and the authorities are
trying to learn who Is responsible. It
is said that much of the evidence pro
cured tends to corroborate the tehory
At the first of the. rear, accordlnr to a
Government estimate, there were 198,4T7.00'
farm animals In the United States, a gain
in a ytar of about I.8ii',0v.
, on all fancy,
EN TO VIE IN BEAUTY
COXTEST TO FEATURE TRAVELING
MEN'S PICNIC, AtGlST 7.
Entry of Tacoma Man Allowed la 'Car
dlaal Event ef Festivities to Be
Held at Crater Lake.
ThA .nntect fA. thA tlCS t-lOO k ill K
ravel In a- salesman in. Oregon, which is
one of the cardinal features of the
traveling men's annual picnic,, to tan
l t.dIib Saturday. Au-
tra.wv . w.,-.
gust has attracted considerable at
tention up and down the Coast, cnair-
.. n i Ta&.v,. or.fi hist c h i P f SS-
ill a u Aiunaiu w"i
sistant. Charles Ringler, received In
quiries irOm -L UU1II -V jcoiciua;
whether traveling men outside of Ore
gon could enter.
It was decided that the Oregon men
need have no fear from any Tacoma
man and so the Tacoma man was in
formed to bring on nis oeauiy nu i""
him up against the Oregon men. It is
1 1 ) 1, T .r ,War thA fnmtTlltt. in
Iliuto iiiawi w -
charge will- make arrangements to
have & movie maae oi iub tuiucDinui.,
.i.... BmA r.f thA (V.pnn orsran-
izatlon may spread throughout the
country, it is unaersioou mi iu
people who conduct weeklies are more
than anxious to have the whole pro
Traveling men throughout the Co
lumbia River basin are invited to enter
1 " .-s
Eugene Farrell. Chairman of
Athletic Events at the Travel
ing Men's Picnic.
this contest and the rules of the game
are not so severe as to ' bar anyone.
There are many features in connection
with a manly beauty contest which will
permit of considerable freedom in the
matter of entries. The committee to
decide the winner will be given Instruc
tion to - take Into consideration
strength, health, weight and a num
ber of other features other than the
strict conception of beauty of form
GROWING WHEAT BURNED
Mysterious Fire Sweeps Over Part
of Farm on Eureka Flat.
WALLA WALLA, Wash., July SI.
(Special.) One hundred . acres of
wheat were burned and 2700 endanger
ed yesterday in a fire of mysteri
ous origin on the Lee farm on .Eureka
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ON FURNISHING GOODS
Flat, farmed by Ben Grote. Only the
hardest kind of work saved the whole
The wheat is averaging from 33 to
35 bushels an acre on this farm. The
fire started in the middle of the large
tract near which no one had been for
A small fire was reported from Pros
ser and another from Walker Canyon
on Snake River today. On the John
T.-.. A X wannh vistr-th rf Toll rh t f . 275
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sacks of grain were Durnea. me lire
starting after the thresher had been
moved away from the setting.
VETERANS TO HOLD RITES
Grand Army Will Have Charge of
Funeral of 31. Daniphoffcr, Jr.
rAwrrajvifB .TVmsh July SI. (Spe
cial.) The members of the Grand
Army of the Republic, of whicn ne was.
a member, will, have charge of the
services at the funeral of Michael
Damphoffer, Jr., 71 years old. who died
suddenly at his homo at Thirteenth and
Reserve streets Thursday. Interment
will take place in the City Cemetery by
the side of his mother, who died in the
early '80s. The funeral will be held at
the Khapp chapel. Tenth and Columbia
When Michael Damphoffer, Sr., 101
years old, was informed that his son,
Mike, was dead, ho exclaimed, "Why, is
that true. Mike is younger than I by
BAKER ELKS TO CELEBRATE
Grant County Herd Will Revel at
. Canyon City August 16-18.
BAKER. Or., July 31. (Special.)
In response t oan invitation, of two
years' standing. Baker Lodge. No. 338,
Elks is planning to send a large del
egation of its members to Canyon City
next month for a celebration by the
Elks of Grant County on August 16,
17 and 18, signalling the Penln f
the deer reason. Between 50 and 100
of the local herd will go by special
train, and an effort will be made to
press the Baker concert band into serv
ice IOr Llie ULLaaiv". -
Afeature of the celebration will be
a huge barbecue, at which carcasses
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Now Are the Days
Children Need Care
Summer Heat Dangerous
to Little Ones if Bowels m
A mother cannot do better for her
child than to train it from early In
fancy to regular habits, not only as a
preventive against much of the Ill
ness to which children are more or
less subject, but also to Insure their
health In later life.
Normal activity of the bowels Is the
basis of sound health. This is es
pecially true with children In hot
weather. Do not neglect any tend
ency they may show to constipation,
but promptly administer a gentle lax
ative that will carry off the congested
waste without shocking the system.
An excellent remedy for this pur
pose is the combination of simple lax
ative herbs with pepsin known as Dr.
Caldwell's Syrup Pepsin and sold in
drug stores for only fifty cents a
bottle. It does not contain opiates,
narcotics, or harmful habit-forming
drugs of any description, acts easily
and naturally without trriplng or
of venison will be roasted whole and
served w4th dozens of game birds sim
A series of athletic games and field
sports is bemg arranged by the Can
yon City Elks for the three-day pro
THEATER PROBE TO EXTEND
Smaller Movie Shows to Be Investi
gated as to Moral Conditions.
A probe of the smaller moving pic-
ture theaters throughout the city will
begin Mohday, declared H. M. Dukes,
chief probation officer of the Juvenile
Court, yesterday. Accompanied by
Thomas G. Ryan, Deputy District At
torney, Mr. Dukes will look into con
ditions, especially with regard to
dressing-rooms in the smaller show
The investigation is the result of the
discovery Friday in the Grant-Street
Theater of a 14-year-old girl dressing
and undressing in the same room with
According to Mr. Dukes. Mayor Albee
has promised his co-operation In the
campaign, and if necessary will revoke
the license sof theaters flagrantly vio
lating the law.
TRAIN RACES WITH DEATH
Special Takes Wounded AttaJIa Man
to Walla Walla Hospital.
WALLA WALLA, Wash.. July 31.
(Special.) R. H. Steele, an Attalia
blacksmith, who was brought here on
a special train this morning for treat
ment for a gunshot wound, accidentally
inflicted, is reported -tonight to be in
a serious condition with no improve
ment since his arrival.
Whle hunting rabbits with his son,
a 22-caliber rifle in the son's hands
was discharged, the bullet penetrating
the stomach of Mr. Steele. A Kenne
wick doctor gave first aid. and pro
cured a special train. Mr. Steele was
operated on immediately on his arrival.
Of the total world production oi com
mercial cotton in 1913 the "United States
cotton in the most valuable crop grown here.
and it is tne target -
other discomfort and is positive In its
Dr. Caldwell's Syrup Pepsin hae
been the standard remedy in count
less homes for a quarter of a century
and thousands of mothers testify to
Its virtues. It you have never used
It, get a bottle from your druggist
or write for a free trial bottle to Dr.
W. B. Caldwell. 4S1 Woshlngton tiU
MontlceUc, KU .