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VOL. VI. NO. 51. ,
PORTLAND, V OREGON, .FRIDAVV EVENING, MAY 3,- J907.-TWENTY-TWO PAGES,
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AWAITS DIVORCE TO WED
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Official Ptioiaty Nominating Elr
1eniqct'atxc Patty 9 tot Pfccibv
, .Poftlandr Oregon, at the P
? ing Election to be held!
. . . Jlark Cross (X) Between the Snmber and Nunc
ft. M. THOMAS, ,
Plan to Write Name on
Ballot Meets General
Approvalr-Man J De
clare It a Duty r.:
For City Atditor.
Jota for One.
1 iv oto x, smith,
Democrats throughout the city pre
dict a landslide 'for Dr. (Harry Ine
when .the polls are opened' tomorrow at
noon. ' From, every side cornea the word
that the movement to write the name
of Mayor Lane Into the vacant apace
-p left In tin Democratic Column la as-
4 aumlng - general proportions and that
practically every Democrat in the city
who favors the policy of the present ad
ministration will follow the plan when
negoes to the polls to vote. 1 1 . ,. '
' A large number of Democrats who
have discussed the matter state that
n their conversations they , find '- the
movement .tp have become very strong,
and the prediction la made that the
. nomination of Dr. Lane seems certain.
It is contended that Dr. Lane 1 the
. choice of fully SO per cent of the Dem
ocrats of the city, and that If these
men had a chanfce to vote their choloe the
present mayor would receive that pro
portion of the Democratic vote. - The
plan proposed gives , the chance, and It
Is argued that every man who has heard
' of the privilege granted him by the
primary law wilt take advantage' of It
and cast Ma vote for D LaBe.-'ii;.K'-r;
, r no planned by. Msyof,.'!.';:','
- Mayor Lane has not planned or urged
the movement Jt U entirely the work
of his friends in the party who are Op
posed to the treatment . accorded him
by the party organisation, controlled by
Mr. Thomas as chairman of the county
central committee. Strong opinions
were expressed today by many Demo
crats who discussed the matter. -
I Indorse, the plan most emphatfcal
ly," said W. T. Vaughan.,5 "I believe it
ts every Democrat's .4uty to ' vote that
way, and I suggest the following, to all
Democratic ; voters: V There' are four
things that every Democratic voter
should do, in my opinion: First, go to
the primaries; second, write In Harry
Lane's name1 on the ballot; third, place
a cross In front of nia name; fourth,
'do not mutilate the ballot by scratching
off the name of George H. Thomas." -togioal
Party Candidate. -"Lane
Is the logical candidate of the
Democratic party," said Cecil Bauer. "In
my belief M per cent ef the Demo
crats Of the y wouia vove ior m.a
tomorrow If they were
r am heartily In favor
lined to write his name Tfc on the bal
lot and think from rhat I hear that
he will be nominated by that method."
"I am going to get out and dig for
that nlan. It suits me Just right,'
was the way a. F. Flegel expressed him-
DEMOCRATS WHO WANT LANE AS THE PARTTr NOMINEE FOR
MAYOR WILL' MARK THEIR -. BALLOTS. LIKE THIS. DO NOT
' f ; FORGET TO MAKE tHE CROSS BEFORE. THE NAME" AND DO
NOT DEFACE THE BALLOT B T SCRATCHING OUT THE NAME
i Rank and File ot Party
to Accept Challenge
Issued by Thomas at
the; Primaries.; V'
;PF GORGE H. THOMAS.
OUST WIDOW TO
Cardwell Trustees Try to Force
:X Mri. Dalton From Alder Street
Proper - as It . Has ' Become
I Possession of the Cardwell property
on , Alder etreet between Twelfth and
Thirteenth which has been eeeunied by
Mrs. Martha Dalton for the past IT
years, la being fought for today In the
circuit court. The litigants are Helen
R Cardwell as trustee of the estate ef
Byron ' P- Cardwell, , and i Mrs. , Dalton.
On account of the prominence of the
partlei the suit has attracted much at
tention, especially among the ploneera
Of Portland. .5--v
Mrs. Dalton, who is a widowed sister
of Byron P.' Cardwell, does not claim
to-be he . owner of the property, but
she claims' Ufa estate and refuses to
vacate. . The property waa .willed by
Byron P. Cardwell to hla two grandsons,
Fowler HT and Oliver B. Cardwell, to be
(Continued on Page , Three),.
Democrats who desire to make Harry
Lane the party nominee for mayor have
been challenged by George H. Thomas to
I go to the. polls tomorrow and Indicate
their preference by writing Lane's name
on ths ballot. " " ;.'., t..v.'j
Those who desire tQ accept this chal
lenge must write Lane's name in the
blank space immediately below tne name
of. George H. Thomas, aa Indicated in
the "cut published ; herewith, end 'mast
also mark a cross before Lane's name.
Two sears ago when Thomas was a
Man With Whom' Posse Had a tlon for tnayoir, he received In theprl-
. , . . marioe 14$ votes, while Lane received
Running Fight at WlHOWS lsle9S. There are now. 4.401 registered
laentrfiea as Count OttO Von to parUclpate In the primaries -tomor
row. A 'An overwhelming majority of
them desire to see Lane renominated
and reelected. This can be accomplished
If they will go to the polls. ; .
voting places will open at noon to
morrow and will close at 9 o'clock la the
Oeomat , BpeeUl Serttee.) 1
Ritn "frrmnnmn.r. Vit M.Tha Rmfilnm
w- i I evening. A
WILSON MIZNER. YOUNG HUS-
HIZNER TO WED
The following letter from John Van
Zante, who was chairman of the-Demo-
The man who was shot to death atlcr)lt0 county central committee In the
Willows as Smith, the murderer of John
Maroovlch in Oakland, Was not Smith.
The body went to a pauper's grave an
other unknown from the long, hard road.
But that man of the midnight battle
and the 'paupers grave has been Iden
tified. He bore a name as Illustrious
as any In all the history of Europe. He
also wore a title aa-tne scion . or one
of the proudest; houses In Old Austria.
More than that, he was a hero in his
own right and a knight fit for the
days of old romance.
(Continued oft Page Three.)
WaftSftt Plain Truth' ot the Zinita's .Voyage Reads
Like the Wildest Tale - of the
.. . ' Sea
fContlmied on Page Te
Harriman Organizes a Banking
Concern to Buy All of Union
V Goes to Harriman Holders.
. i. ': 'ii ' rioonut Boectal BcrrleeA
- New; Tork. May J. B. H. Harriman's
holding company, which has been In
progress of formation for the last six
months, has at last token the shape of
a banking concern, according to a rumor
, in ; Wall -treete.I.t-waj :..reporte44.that
, Harriman's attprnc had found a way
. of selling aU the investments held by
the Union, Paclflo to the banking house
Thla banking house, ia to, be Incor
porated and the stock will be distrib
uted among Union Pacific shareholders
ha a- bonus. It ? is to , have authority
under Its charter to deal In stocks and
bonAw and .transact a general private
-inking business: ' It is to be a bank
iV- of deposit or discount, but will also. un
derwrite securities and sell them, over
the counter, doing practically the same
business aa Kuhn, Loeb & Ce J. F.
Morgan & Co.. and Bneyer A Co, 1
When . H. Harriman waa asked for
details of the new company, ha said:
"Tou ought not to ask me euch Ques
He director or officer of the "Union
Pacific - company will admit officially
publicly that the holding company Is
being orga7itzrHt"-privately4hey jo
not hesitate to say they believe such a
thing will be announced soon. '- One of
th first pieces of business the new
banking company would do would be
to raise $100,000,000 for the Union Pa
cific company, . or for itself,- -which
would amount to the same thing. It
probably would -underwrite -the 1100,-4
000,000 of ths new preferred stock. .
For a!x solid weeka champagne, cog
nac,,: whiskey and ' delicious cordials
flowed like water on "board the British
bark Zinlt and there were times when
the hilarity reached such 'a height that
It was difficult for the officers to get
a man at the wheoL - : '
Thla occurred on ' the Atlantic ocean
while the windjammer, was making her
way from Antwerp to thla port. She
arrived in the harbor this morning and
made fast at the Greenwich wharf. It
is estimated that all told about 25 cases
ef liquor were consumed by the thirsty
tars. . ; - ...
-The Xloattnr Graveyard.
The Ztnlta is referred to bv soma of
her crew as the floating graveyard be
cause of the. many Uvea that she has
sent Into ths great beyond, and her voy
age u wis port was up to the standard
necause enough happened during" ; the
197 days the waa out to fill'a book,
covering - almost every phase of sea
faring life Captain Swan is so dis
gusted with the voyage that he refuses
emphatically to discuss It, thinking that
ne can thereby gradually erase It from
hla memory. And yet he, is not accused
of .cruelty or mistreatment, the sailors
on the other hand speaking of the cap
tain as well as . the mates in as high
terms as .could be expected. although
they complain somewhat of having been
ahort of water and provisions. . This Is
not laid at the door of the officers, bow.'
ever, and .the tars rather blame the
owners. - ...
The Zinlta left Antwerp October 11
with a general cargo containing a con
siderable quantity - of liquor. -. When
three weeks out life on the ocean wave
became too monotonous for four of the
crew, a British Columbian Indian,
Portuguese, an Italian and a French
man, and they broached the cargo, by
breaking open the forward hatch. Liquor
began to flow freely and others of the
crew were compelled ' to , accept their,
hospitality, v It meant fight to refuse a
drink and the desperadoes were tall slx-
footers and powerful. " .
At one time, so the tale goes, every
man was in a drunken stupor about the
deck, with but one man at the wheel.
Captain ' Swan finally - succeeded In ob
taining a promise from the men not to
touch the cargo, but the good resolu
tions were soon broken, v It was with
tears streaming down hie bronsed
cheeks that the Frenchman declared he
would never touch another bottle, but
a couple of days thereafter be was dis
gustingly Intoxicated and believed him'
self owner of the world and everything
afloat, at sea.
After thia had gone on for a length
Of time the four desperadoes began . to
realise that the consequences would
probably be very serious, ; and so . they
planned to kill .the officers and escape
td a small cliff that could be seen In
the distance. " They equipped the small
boat' and had it ready ' for , launching,
but I were unable to carry out their
..(Continued on Page Two.)
ARE LEFT SILENT BY
" (Jotrrntl Special Bervtee.) ', '.
San Francisco, May J. The strike ef
the telephone girls weht1ntoeTfect' at
o'clock this morning. Every line In
thia city and ail long distance lines hav
ing connectiona- here mre silent. . The
scale on which the girls had been work
ing was from 128 to SSP. They demand
ISO for beginners and an Increase with
tors who have been In the service a
year or more. ' .
- The linemen's; unibnr4""whicn-5 bad
pledged its support to the operators
when i the . latter ' were organised, meets
tonight to take action. They will, walk
It Is reported that girls are being tmi
ported from, Portland. 'Los Angeles and
other coast cities to take the place ot
the atrlklnc operetortv ' 1
campaign of 104 - which resulted in
the election of Manning'- and Word, is
one among many similar expressions
received by The Journal: -..
"To rha Editor of The Journal One
would think, at , times, the Democrat! o
organisation to opposed to Mayor Lane's
renomlnatlon and ,. election. 'That la a
mistake. If the ? Democratic county
central committee, of, this county, of
which I am 'net -end have been a mem
ber for about 10 years, were called to
gether ' the candidacy of Mayor Lane
would be indorsed ' by at least SO per
cent of Its members, and bis administra
tion-as mayor by not less than IS per
cent. v ' . j - -
"But there Is opposition to the may
ri m VIU.ai;. W4U At Will WAV
same element (open town) of our party
which opposed the election of John M.
Oearln to the United States senate, and
the reelection of Tom Word, sheriff of
It Is true this element (not wholly.
but largely, liberal') registers its voters
aa Democrats, but Its influence In the
general election le In favor of the can
didate .who .will grant 'privileges..' :
, Po Good of city. i
"t am not a recipient of the mayor'a
honorary paeronage, but X accept the
challenge to write the name of Harry
Lane and place before It an X upon
the Democratic ticket, at the coming
primary, election. If It were generally
known that- thla could- be dons there
would be an inducement for Democrats
who favor a decent and economical ad
ministration of our oity affairs to go to
ine pons tomorrow and vote. It goes
without saying, that a large per cent of
the ring leaders of this so-called Demo
cratic opposition to Df: Lane will vote
for a certain Republican candidate, no
(urrerenoe who the Democratic nomi
nee is. ' I know this to be a fact
i "This opposition and lu Influence'
will cast from 260 to 400 votes at the
primary and not to exceed 600 at the
Young ! Husband " of -Yerkes'
Widow Will 4 Marry the yttle
Blonde Who Threatened
' Breach of Promise SuiL .
.' I ' .. 'V i- ' ' '. ,., , .... '
Found Dead in Barrel
in Yard-Near Home
Utile One Not Seen Since Mon-
day, Supposed to Have Been
: Kidnaped- He Was Evidently
Strangled and Then Placed in
(the Waterl : v
SAY LAIVSOH IS
.. ' ... ' r ' . .
Wall Street Report Says Lawson
Is Now Agent of -the System
He Fought and of the Stand
ard Oil Company.
(Jeanial Special Strrlct J
New Tork, May I. As soon as he la
free from the loose tie that binds him
to Mrs. Char lea T.i Terkes. Wilson Ml;
ner, it . la reported, wuu marry , wrna
Crater, a beautiful little blonde whom
he has worshiped at Intervals for sev
era! years. " w -r-v . i i.t-v-; .;f ,,
Rumors of the big Ban Franclsoan's
engagement to Mlsa Crater have been
afloat in Bensonhurst, where she makes
her home, for months. Even last sum
mer, not long after Mixner'a wedding
to the traction magnate's widow, the
town . linked 1 their names. - Big auto
mobiles in which Mlaner and Miss
Crater rode whlased along the bath
beach highways day and night, and they
were conspicuous figures in many merry
partlea . on . the Island at times when
Mlaner waa said to bs In the west - '
Miss Crater used to be an actress and
ia tne zormer wire or J. T. Bamms, a
Denver man. He, It Is said. Is In an In
sane asylum on the Paclflo coast At
ths time of Mlsner's marriage, when he
was making lavish . expenditures : and
talking about an unlimited "pay streak,'
the girl announced In Denver that she
had ordered her lawyer to sue him for
breach of promise. The suit .never
came to court It being understood then
that Mlaner would remain married but
a abort time, and that he would wed
his pretty blonde sweetheart within a
year. "Vi rr-rj-yy:;. -v( .;;.
v At Miss Crater's ' home in Benson
burst the prospective marriage was de
nied today, v "My sister marry that big,
low-lived pup!" ejaculated George S.
Crater, her brother. ."Why, he never
had a chance with her. He has been
here as my guest, and they have been
together, -of course, but there Is nothing
In the marriage story." s
When asker what ' he meant by his
uncomplimentary .references to,. Mlsner,
Mr. Crater said: v"Oh, that's only my
affectionate way of talking about him.
When I say It, I amlle-Uke the 'Vir
ginian."' - '. - 4 .
(Jeoraal Bpeeial Serrlet.) ":
Cleveland, Ohio, May 8. Alex Hoentg,
aged I, the4 child of a grocer, waa
found dead in A barrel In a yard near
his heme this mornlngJ He had been
missing since f Monday. The police
worked on ,the theory that be bad been
kidnaped. w : --r;;- ' .k :' ;.'!.. v--rThe
boy's' body- bore t evidences of
murder. On his neck - waa a long red
lineas If made with a rope, the side
of his neck waa caved In aa If with a
stone. The skin on his . breast was
loose and there was a long black mark
on hla leg. ; :". ,; ' - ;. ; -. ... . ....
The .body was found la the bottom of
whiskey barrel In -the rear of a store.
two doors from David Hoenlgs grocery,
by Mrs. 1 M. Leopold. . It was . covered
with rubbish, the outer clothing waa re
moved, only the stockings, shoes . and
drawers remaining on. There were sev
eral minor bruises en the body. ,
Alex was three years and four months
old.. He was playing on Monday after
noon tn front of hla father's store with
his sisters when last seen at 4 o'clock.
Indications are that he waa murdered
some time Wednesday, or early Tburs-
The police are working today on the
theory that the boy was drowned in a
vat at the rear of the store that waa
used for . washing bottles and that the
body wag carried to the barrel. The
chief of police says he will detail every
man en the force to find the murderer
If It is necessary, r'v ' ' ' vi ';-.".
It' developed later that the body was
not in the barrel Thursday evening de
tect! vea having then examined It for
possible clues. It was necessarily placed
there during last night '
The chief of police has detailed a de
tective to watch a suspect In the Im
mediate neighborhood of the crime He
DAY IS CUT
Portland Workmen Aro
Joining in a General '
Demand on the Coast
for Eight Hours
Iron Works ' Offers to Increase
Wages . if Men Will Stay at
- Work, but They Say the Nine
Hour Strain Cannot Be Borne
: at Present."-: : . ', ', .:" '.. '-
Faningro -far la thelr-efforta to se
cure an eight-hour day from their em
ployers, 160 lronmolders In Portland will
go out on a strike next week, unless the
concession of an eight-hour day they
have asked for la granted prior to that
time. - The men will walk out whether
or not they are orderea o ao, oy
Joseph Valentine, president ef the In
ternational ' organisation, upon; nia ar
rival bare next Tuesday. ' , ' - j
The strike, If carried Into effect here.
will throw about 1,600 ironworkers, em
ployed In various other branches of the
Industry, : out of employment and win
further result In a general tie-up of the
Iron foundries and machine shops, not ;
only in Portland, but In other cities
along the Paclflo coast Ten local con
cerns will be compelled to close down.
;Oesral Coast Movement
Three hundred Iron molders in ' Ta-
coma refused to go to work thla morn
ing because . their demands 'for an
eight-hour day bad Been refused, ana
word was received at labor headquarters
this morning that a strike would be de
clared In Seattle and other coast cities
unless the Iron molders succeeded In
their efforta to get shorter,: hours of
labor. ; This concession, apparently, will
be refused and It is stated that a. gen-,
ral strike will ensue which will affect
many thousands of workers between
Seattle and Los Angeles. - A.
' A peculiar and distinctive feature ot
the impending strike in Portland Is the
fact that some Of the local concerns
have offered their men 0 cents more
per day if they refused to go out . But
this offer has been turned down, not
because the men da not want more
money. . but for the reason that they
cannot stand u under the strain ot the
long hours.. The strike will not be for . .
more wages.. but for the reduction of
uwiuvviiivw vjl win ct.ilio. nv I DWI. ..IBC.UHt .v. ...
says the boy was probably strangled, I one hour per day of labor.
(Continued on Page Three.)
; (Continued on Page Three.)
Portland Industrial Workers of the World Con
demn President for Remarks the
..(,.. jig. a v . ... ask " " s ': V ' ' t
J ; bteunenberg.Uetendants
, -;'.. ' -yf.m i'i 1 1 ii i i i
President Roosevelt is on the scab
list of the Portland branch of the In
dustrtal workers of the World. Keso-
intlons ccaderanlng the president for
characterising Moyer and Haywood aa
undesirable olttsens were adopted at a
meeting of Local 1 92, I. W. W., last
night They follow;
To the Citizens of the United States,
Desirable and Otherwise: In view of
the fact that Theodore Roosevelt presi
dent and desirable cltlsen of theae
United States, has gone out of his way
to jeopardise the Uvea of our .fellow-
workers. Moyer. Haywood and . Petti-
bone, und thereby abused the trust that
said office of president carries witb it
and, therefore, said official. Theodore
Roosevelt merits the condemnation of
all undesirable citizens in other words,
workln; men; therefore, be It - .- i
T.esolved. That we, the members
Local No. J 3, Industrial Workers of
the World, of Portland, Oregon, com
posed of 1,500 undesirable cltlxans, do
condemn the action of said official aa
vlclour and disqualifies him for our de
sirable list and he hereby placed on
our scab list; and be it further
"Resolved. Tlut we extend our entire
aympathy to our fellow undesirable citi
zens, Moyer, Haywood and : Pettlbone,
and that we pledge them our loyal sup
port in every particular; also we pledge
ourselves to know no rest until the class
war, of which the Moyer, Haywood and
Pettlbone case Is but a skirmish, bag
been fought to a finish. ; .
"E. a NELSON, " '
" - v ' "V P. BAILOR,
. A. HUMPHBErr
. . "J. "D. SMITH.
iXJommlttee on Resolutions.
Joorol Special Srrte. '
New Tork, May I. A clrcumstanUal
report ., la being . circulated In Wall
street that Thomas W.. Lawson, .who
has gone to' London to operate In . the
copper market. Is acting a the ac
credited agent of the United MeUls
Selling company, and that while his al
liance with -the copper, trust and "sys
tem" which he -fought so long and so
sensationally la not yet. openly admit
ted, it Will htVhin Mi iyil..ln. In Ten
don la completed. '
It la said In Wall street that on his
return to America Lawson will be the
acknowledged agent of the Standard
in: uXiOndon: -,eoncernlng Amalgamated
Copper are like thoss made by the
Standard Oil people here. . With the re
tirement of John W. Gates and the are
and comparative Inactivity of James R.
Keene, standard Oil needs some man
of vigor . and nerve Uke Lawson to
swing the market . ' - - - i
I Beauty Queri Closes May 1
The Journal has received word' that it must hasten the close of Its beauty contest, la order that the
winners, may participate In the international contest - - - f M . . "...
' 1 The Journal therefore is obliged to close the competition sooner than first Intended, ss It is desired
, that an Oregon gkl be given chance to be declared the most beautiful woman in America.
- May 10 has been set as the day upon which the contest closes. , . The awards will be made at once
thereafter.- If the photos of the beautiful women that you know, have not .been sent to The Jourr -;!
! office, send them at once. ' It is the. last chance, - . M . - . .
The Journal is' sincerely desirous of finding the most beautiful woman In Oregon. It has done i
best toward this end.;1 It has given everyone a chance. If you know of some beautiful woir;an, it ii
your duty to send her photograph in. It will be returned at the dose of the contest.
The contest has evoked widespread discussion and interest throughout the state, Nearly aU country
papers ' have volunteered to assist in the quest. .t . -
The Journal Offers Prizes of $75, $50 and 525 for
; the Three Most Beautiful I'omcn in Oregon
'There is no money in the contest for The Journal How could there be? T
International contest simply that Oregon girls might have a chance to C -l:y t
world, that the state, should be properly represented with other states.
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