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VOL. vr. NO. 112.
PORTLAND, OREGON. MONDAY EVENING, JULY' 15, 19Q7. FOURTEEN PAGES.
1 PRICE TWO' CENTS. ffJlAVS:
BOMB PLANTED FOR AMERICAN
.GEORGIA SOCIETY. LEADER". .. - .
J ; :; ' , ", ,,: WON BY TOBACCO MAGNATE
; v AMBASSADOR AT CONSTANTINOPLE ;
'. SeYenteeniMen Tnjurcd by
Igfiition of Charge in the
srkiier -Tiirret nf fieorma
at- ProYincetowi Harbor
; This Morning: "". ' .
Son of Admiral Goodrich and
r Midshipmen -.' Cruae ar
Goldwaite Among Those
. Who Are in! Hospital--
. InTestigation Ordered;;
v "(Journal Special Service. '
" Washington, July? lS.Seven
teen men were injured by an ex
plosion in the upper . aft turret of
. the battleship Georgian-today,
eight of them jiertouslyand 'it is
- feared that several deaths will pc
:ur before night. The Georgia was
lying at Provincefown, Massa
chusetts, when, the explosion oc
curred, but has started for 7 Bos
ton wherft the injured men will
be placed in a shore hospital. A
board of naval officers has been
ordered to investigate the cause
ot the accident": ; ' ?'
Lieutenant ' Goodrich; son of
Rear Admiral Goodrich ; Midship
Midshipman John T. Cruse are
amCngr the injured. .Theextent
of their injuries is not stated in
the report which" hat been made
! br Captain McRea to the navy
department' ; t ; ,::
Jt is believed that the explosion
'was caused byvthfe ignition. of a
charge in' ihe " aft Wrret, ; al
" though that , point x has" not been
made dear in' Captain' McRae's
report. i-T.X'-iLi:2 'r
.The Georgia is a, first class bat
tleship and has been in commis
sion one year. Captain McRae
was assigned to' her July 1 and
expected to take formal command
' today, succeeding Captain Daven-
- port, retired. :. ;:"; . '
The Georgia was holding tar
get' practice in Cape Cod bay
7 when the explosion occurred. The
charge for an eight-inch gun was
being lifted into 'place when it
, exploded from an unknown cause.
Rear Admiral Brownson said;
"1- am shocked.- I believed we
had adopted every precaution pos
sible for-preventing the irnition
of charges -of powdenmder such
N.' The navy department wires its
Trrow , and , orders , everything
doo take care of the wounded.
SEVEN ARE KILLED
I BY BOMB AT ODESSA
. (taml Special BwVlce.) - v
London, July 11. Seven were killed
and nanr Injured by the explosion of a
. bomb In a factory at Odessa. .'
THROiVn IN JAIL
Tice-President Zimmer Re-fuses
to Tell What He
Knows About Glass. -
, ' . (Joaraal apeetal ervlee.)
Saa rranclaeo, July II. B. J. Zl miner,
' ytoa-prealdent .and former auditor of
- the Paolflo Telephone and Telegraph
oompany, waa sentenced to five daya In
jail tbta moral n a-. Zlmmar waa found
, guUty of contempt of court beeaase he
refused to testify aralnat lioula Olaaa
- when called' to tho wltneaa atand.
Olaaa la be In a tried on a chart of
havlna bribed city aupervleora to vote
aralnat tha appllqatlon of the Homo
, Telrrihona for m franchise la Saa Fraa.
F Aimmw waa caiiea to tne stand and
jqiieetloned about his knowledge of tha
transaction. Ha refused to answer tha
cutora and waa aentenced to five daya in
jail. i. j...... . . . n - r 1 1 1 1 . n in. vvun
ordnrd that Zimmer be kept prisoner
until ha answered tha questions put to.
blm by tba prosecution.
Tha trial of Mayor Schmlta on tha
four remaining- extortion Indictments,
waa today aat far August 19. I
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1 J0HN1O.1 ALEISHMAN,
TURK TRIES TO':
Bomb Is Exploded Under the
Snmmer Home of United
: " States Ambassador.-.
JoanaL SMUl. Btrka
Conatantlnopla. July 18. What la ba-
Ut4 to 'bay ba an attempt to aa
aaalaat Anarioaa Ambaaaador John C
Lalahmaa. becurrad - at bla , Bummer
boma.ftav tba StraTta of Boaphorua, whan
bomb axplcxjed under , tho . . honaa,
wvackinr ona room and Injurina four
aatlva aeryanta.. M. Lialahman aaeapad
uninjured. - ' - v f-. -. .. ...
No' clue baa been -found of the per
petrator f th outrea-e Mthouarli the
authorltlee have taken up tha cae with
a will and declare that they will run
them to , earth. One tseorr that haa
been adyanoed la that a dlachara-ed ar
yaat waa attemptlna ito aecure reveng-e
upod tha ambaaaador. It la not bellared
(Conthsued on .Para Two.) ,
New Association Elecis Officers and Commences Serrice
W to Papers Formerly Patrons of Scripps-McRAe, ;
' (Josraat - Ssertal Berrtce-V
"Naw York. July H.-:omplation of tha
conaolldatlon . whereby tha ' Publishers'
Presa, Scrlppe-McRae Press and Bcrlpps
Newa association beoomes ae, concern
under tha nana of tha United Press as
sociation, waa officially announced thta
mornlns. Offloara of .- ha new com
pany hare been aelected aa follows:' .
John' Vandereook. - president;' ' Max
Bklthaaar. Oliver Harahman and Andrew
McLean, vice-presidents; H. ,B. Clark,
chairman of tha board of dlrectora.' i
, Wires are . now belni strung aion(
the"' Paolflo eoaat by the 'new praae as
sociation, which will 1 furnish . leased
wire service to papers between Sun
Dlefo and Beattla. The Oregon Journal
will be the only Portland paper served
by the United Presa. - -' ':
- Final conaolldatlon of the three great
newa asaoclatlona makes a solid .op
position to the Associated Presa. Form
erly these three organisations have
worked together, but under separate
management. From thla time on. the
same offlciera wilt 'preside over-tha
entire system and a matchless and un
rivalled service will be the result ,
The United 'Press la capitalised at
1310,000, the Incorporators beina Ham
ilton B. Clark, of San Franclaco, Roy
W, Howard, of New York, and C. Har
per, of Cincinnati Mr. Clark waa pres
ident Of the Publishers' Presa, Mr.
Howard Waa day manager of tha eame
organisation and Mr. Harper waa at
torney tnf the three asaoclatlona.
- Since 87, when the old United Presa
went 6ut of existence, after a long
battle against tha Associated Press
the number of papers served by the
three companies now combined, has
been lncreaaed to BOO with addlttona be-
OMAHA fS FLOODED ,
BY GREATEST RAIN
: FALL IN HISTORY
(Jooraal Ipeetal Service.)
eastern fjebrasita were flooded venter-
day and thla morning by rainfall which
broke all previous records or precipita
tion. Durlna- the 14 hours ending at I
o'clock this morning lnchea of rain
ien in tnis section. .
The atorm haa been general through
out the upper Mississippi valley . and
aside from eastern Nebraska fell with
rntet force around t St. Paul where
.0s inches were recorded durlne tha
same length of time.
una excessive moisture came aa tba
Governor Will Throw Away
t Six Thousand Dollars by
Rirmtno "NTiiTn a. : nN
j, Joanal-SeeaUl Serrlea.)
. Atlanta. Qk, July 1- When- Ooyar-
nor Hoke Smith afflxaat hla aig-naUira
to-a blU forblddlnf tha manufaoturo
or aale-of tntozlcatlntT llquora In- Oaor-
la ha will daprtya blmaalf of ,000,
yet tha aovemor will make tha aacrlfloe,
for ha pled red blmaelf to approve tha
bill for atate prohibition If enacted by
the laaialatura. -
Tha coventor will loea ll.OflO bacanaa
under prohibition the bar of the Pied
mont ' hotel, tha flneat hoatelry In At
lanta, wlU be closed. Piedmont la op
erated by leasees, who pay the ownera
1 100,000 a year. --The lease la for a term
of yeare and there la a clause providing;
tnai in the event oz proniDiuon una ren
tal ahall be leaa,
rlahta of the former United Praas went
to the Bcrlpps or Publishere' companies
and these are Included with the separate
prlvlleaea owned bv the Individual eon.
cerna which, have combined. The -as
sociation la a strong one and. ita ser
vice to afternoon -and Sunday morning
papera. which it will 1 deal with ex
clusively, 'will - be the .beat aver given
the Pacific ooaat..-
TWO SURVEYORS ARE i
1 DROWNED IN PLATTE
' (Joersal .daedal Serrtea.) .
Cheyenne, Wyo July H. - Word baa
lust been received here of the drowning
Ins the Platte river of two eurveyore
working on -tha Burlington extension
from Guernsey to Orin Junction. The
men were trying to crosa the river In a
row- boat, when the craft struck a
counter current, eapsialng it The names
of the-drowned men have not yet been
obtained. -- --. n -
SOUTHERN RUS3IA IS ' ,
: : .SWEPT BY T0RNAP0
i " 'eomr BpeeUt errlee.)'' :" '
-Odeaaa. Ruisfa, jalf 16. Famine and
pestilence are-feared in the wake of a
terrible atorm which awept. southern
Russia veaterday, killing and injuring
snores. In the government of Kherson,
Oroleve and Bessarabl untold damage
has been wrought , The entire region
will have to depend on Other provinces
for food, aa many cattle were destroyed.
Eight person were killed by lightning
In Odeasa and many casual ties occurred
in other sections. Crops were ruined, -
break to aa hot speM which' haa con
tinued for several daya during the
week past. Sunday morning a terrific
wind atorm was followed by the down
pour and cloud burata have been num
eroua throue-hout tha section west of
here. , ,
Alt the rivers and streams in the
prairie regiona have overflowed their
finnke and it Is believed that consider
able damage haa been done to farms and
crops. Railroad and telegraphic com
munlnatlon haa been cut at several
points, but how great haa been the
danage to roadbeds la not reported. '
Portland Commercial Bodies
Permit Chance to Garland
and Banquet Yice-Presi-
tdent of - United States to
Slip by Without Effort ;
If Second Man of the Union
Passes Through" City He
WiU Do So as Any Ordi
nary Citizen May Yisit
Some Personal Friends. '
Portland, the Rose City, noted for the
hospitality of Ita citizens and lta gar
landed guests, of honor, la going to allow
the opportunity to bedeck the vice-pres
ident of the United Statee wltb wreathe
and fill blm with banauata to alio by
nngraaped and unimproved. : Astoria
tha ctty by tha aea 'where the cool sea
breeaea blow baa ordered Charles War.
ran Talrbankg good cold lemonade'
and paaaed him on to Seaalde where tha
fatted calf la awaiting him.- Portland,
however, haa no oalf to kill. Mr. Fair
banks reached Ooebel thla morning and
waa taken from there direct to Astoria
and thenoe on to Seaalde without com
ing to Portland. i
"If Mr. Falrbanka cornea to Portland.
so far aa we know, he will come aa any
other man .would, quietly and without
ostentation, aay members of the Com
mercial club which In the memory -of
man baa never before allowed- a distin
guished eltlsen to escape lta banquet
board and reception committee, "It waa
generally understood that the delegatea
who attended' the dinner at Seaalde
would take the vlee-Dreeldent in tow
and -bring him back to. Portland but no
official action baa been taken by. the
I have not iieard a' thing about nia
coming officially." . aald J. B. Leber,
secretary of tho Portland board o
trade. 'That Is a thing which the po
litical organizations might be able to
tell you about." Thua doea the board of
trade forget the chance. . ...-..,
"The Commercial ciub generally di
those things," said. Secretary Oiltner of
ftie chamber of commerce, "The cham
ber haa taken no action looking ta the
entertainment of Mr. Falrbanka." And
so each organization Intimates .that it
la not its orotnera Keeper.
No politician knows anything ' about
the advent of the dlstlngulahed visitor
and officeholder. "I have not heard
anything about any program of enter
tainment" la the universal sentiment
and expression or every one asked.
rne teat time Mr. aairDanka waa la
Portland waa when the Lewla and Clark
Exposition waa opened to the public and
at that time he came aa tha official
representative of. President Roosevelt
Then he was the gueet of the late Henry
w. uooaa, preaiaem ok- (no juxposiuon.
Into town In his crlvate car. he
tarrr a aoell aa tha aueat of soma
personal friend and that ao tarrying
some unoinciai courtesies win ne ex
tended to blm, but no provision haa been
made for a publlo recognition of his
preeence In the eity or the state. He
will leave for the south aa quietly aa
he eame, bearing ao wreathe and hear
ing no plaudlta ot aaaembled throngs
fading and growing faint In tha dis
STUYYESANT FISn T0
CONTROL ROAD AGAIN
New Tor. July It. Wall street and
financial circles are -agitated by per
sistent minora . that Stuyveaant ' Ftah
may again secure control of the Illinois
Central. According to aome of tha sto
ries he bellevee he may count pon the
support of President Harahan, who; It
la aald, la displeased with B. H. Hani
man for various reaaona. the treatment
of hie brother and son being offered aa
The government attacas upon tne un
ion Pacific and other Harrlman deals
are also aald to have alarmed tha fl nan-
da ra. who would be elad. It la said. H
rtne Illinois central were returned to lta
former conservative management -
All rumors are in the air and no ona
will be quoted, but they continue to cir
culate Something definite le expected
at the meeting Wednesday a especial
effort la being made to bring In every
vote possible. .
Banaetionai aeveiopments, aocoraing
to current stories, may be looked for at
tha October meeting. . It la known that
uturruant Fish hsa written or wired
Governor Deenaa of Illlnota to attend
the meeting. .
President' of New Yorl &
New naven Delighted by
; - Attack on Magnate. V
:" (Joeraai Special ferrke.)
Boston, July II. President Mellen of
the New Tork eV NeW Haven railroad la
"dee-lighted' over the attack made on
E. H. Harrlman by the Interstate com
merce commission and declarea thet It
could not be better If he bad made It
In speaking of the report presented to
President Roosevelt by the interstate
commerce oommleeion President Mellen
aald that he heartily approved of every
word of It that related to Harrlman and
declarea that It expreesea hie vlewa aa
eloaaly aa U be bad dictated it,
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MRS. WILLIAM INMAN.
James B. Duke and Mrs. William Inman Sail for Europe,
Where" It is Reported They WUi;Be Harried V,
v ; - Both Deny Rumor of Match. V " S'l
New Tork, . July 1(. Jamee B. Duke,
the millionaire lead of the so-called to
bacco trust and Mrs. William Inman,
the beautiful- society woman of Atlanta.
Georgia, to whom he haa been attentive
for the paat few months, are Included
among tho members of a party of so
ciety folk booked to sail for Europe to
day. Despite tba repeated denials from
both. Mr. Duke and Mr. Inman It . Is
generally believed among their friends
that the oalr have arranged for their
wedding to- take place abroad,: probably
within the next Tew weens.
Duke haa furnished plenty of sen sa
lons for societv within the pi
ears. His suit for divorce from bis
rat wife., which -was begun after
honevmoon of scarcely 10 montha
food for much talk and. tha report that
he la 'to wed ealn aet the a mart set
agog. .After-elng. married a raw
montha, lHike was called, to Europe.
On bla return, he filed suit for divorce.
-t Made Boalaaaa Trip, J.-.'
Mr. Duke went to Europe for bustnesa
solely. While, he waa abroad,, It Is al
leged, certain information reached htm
by cable Involving the names of Hun
toon and Mrs. Duke. It waa aald that
ouole were seen at tne races to
gether, that they went automobiling and
were together at fashionable - reatau-
rants. Private detectives were called in
bv Duke through tbta lawyera In thla
OltV. ;- - - . ... . , - y . . -.
The suit coming ao aulcklv on the
heels of the sudden end romantic mar
riage of Duke and hla wife waa a great
surprise. When the couple were mar
ried there were not half a doaen friends
of Mr Duke that knew he was about to
end hla long yea-re of bachelorhood.
Secretly almost Mr. Duke and 'hla i
RACE SUICIDE WITH
TRADE UNIONS AID
(feereal Special Harries.)
Chicago, July It. Trade union- aa
aide, to cupid and antagonlkta to - race
suicide waa the novel Idea advocated at
Interstate conference - of . women
workere held In the Hull house. It waa
one of the first. three of that character
ever held In America, two others being
conducted simultaneously In Boston and
Miss B. P. Breckenrldge. atetant
dean of women at I'nlveretty of ( hlcneo.
appearea aa ona eg Lue cbauipiooa oi tue
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secretary left ' SomervUle, . New Jersey,
on i tba day prior to the marriage and
went -to the Hotel Walton, In Philadel
phia. .. Mrs. MoCredy, aa aha waa 'than,
went to the Bellevue-Stratford la Phi la-1
delphla. and tha next day went to the
home of her uncle. Lew la J. Seal, presi
dent of the Consolidated stock exchange
In Philadelphia, who Uvea at 117 Cooper
street Camden. There the eopule were
married, with hardly a dosen of their
friends attending the simple ceremony.
Camden waa tha birthplace of Mrs. Duke.
She waa Misa William N. Fletcher. -
' Xoaeymoom lav Baxope, . ' ' ''! --
-After the wedding Mr. and Mrs. Duke
sailed for Europe on the Baltlo and were
abroad -until February.. Then they set
tled down to live at. 11 West. 61
Don few olacea In the United States
haa ao much oare and money been spent
aat on. the Duke estate, which la about
two miles from Bomervltle, New jersey.
The estate haa J. 000 acres of land In Jt.
and- villages and ancient landmarks
have been removed to make It one of the
finest estates fn America. Of all this
land a great park -has been made by the
finest landscape gardenera of the world.
An artificial lake that coat 11,000.000
waa . built In . one corner - of the great
property. - -v..' - .... . .
Three hundred men, with 90 team a,
worked for . three yeare to. Improve the
estate. ' The mansion -on the property
cost 1 1,800.000. Two millions more went
Into the flttinga. The paintings In the
house are worth f 1,000.000. Walks and
drtvea that lead one through a wealth
of landscape rivaling the tropica were
laid out; and there waa for years such
a lavish -outpouring -of wealth on the
property that it Is now a great show
fContinued on Page Two.)
Idea and made a strong plea tn favor of
labor unions giving dorvs to women.
"We believe in this marriage dowry"
declared Miss Brerk..ni Idsre. "1 plnces
the maxrlea-e qupeii .n iWn si-rlmis
basis. Unions have fieir rt m h ani sick
benefits, and marrl . i t or ,0wrY
would be quite in u, 1 .., Jr H om.S
unionist la going to te m.irr'nj , m,,t
tek'nr. hut at the snr H -. .
1 hv the nt .
a 11 n 1 1 "
Haywood Defense Gaima
Evidence That Grandfa
ther and Uncle Rared of
: Fearful IBut Imaginary
Orchard Admife Uncle,' In
sane, - Hanged Himself
l Willis Dewey Names Lead
. er of Bunker Hill Mob
Farce in the Trial.
By John Keylnai
to the fropt again today In the Hay
wood murder trial and before tha ses
sion ended the Jury bad considerably
more light oa happenings there, than
baa developed heretofore. However, ona
cannot refrain from ' wondering Juat
what all that la being brought out bora
In thla vlle-amelllng courtroom baa to
do with" tba guilty or innocence of Bar
wood and hla associates of tba murder
of former Governor Frank Steunenberg.''
The apectatora had their Inning thla
morning, and their frequent guffaws
and . open -eutbureta of laughter weaa -disgraceful
In tha extreme and empha
aised' more than - ever the rnanlfeatly
wide latitude granted in thla locality to
witnesses, lawyers and mere curloalty
seekers. It would indeed be hard for
an outsider to realise that the neck of
a man la In danger, by the Inaide pro
eeedlnga here.. . . ..
-. It Za to Xrfutgfc at Cheap Wti '
Counsel emlta acmes the table at eavela
ether, propound ridiculous lnterroga--tiona
to witnesses and then lean b&clc'
In their chairs with the most salf-satie-fled
of expressions to await the result
of the cheapest of humor and the out
ward manlfeatatlon of approval from
their Intereeted partisans.
- E. M. Sabine, an attorney front Idaho
Springe. Colorado, waa the chief wttneeo
today. Orchard waa again on the a Land,
but he la no longer the "Big Noise." In
fact, all Interest In Orchard seems to '
have fallen off ever since It became
known that hla "confession" had been
made a literary prise and is being ped
dled to a credulous- publlo at 10 eenta
per copy ta a sensational "magazine."
. Wltasaa aa Stand Arguee oaae,
Sabine oppoaed Richardson In the
prosecution of certain officers and mem
bore of the Federation accused of con
spiracy In deetroylng the transformer
house and attempting to blow up tho
Sun and Moon mine at Idaho Sorlnga.
And ao the questions and aaiswere were
along tamlllar lines. It developed tbaA
the men were tried and acaultted.
"But you know, and I know, they
were guilty,' declared Sabine from the
atanu, and though Richardson tried to
have the anawer stricken out It waa
permitted to atand. ft" hen Richard eon.
checkmated by bringing out that union
men deported from Idaho Springs had
brought suits for damages and that the
only case tried resulted In a recovery.
True, It waa leaa than 1200 and costs,
but a till It waa a recovery. t
- . . Anything Bat the XJglim, V,
And ao it went. The Jury, the law
yers and the apectatora lost sight of
what Sablna waa called for. and that
waa that Lyte Gregory, the detective
killed brutally In the atreeta of Denver
by Harry Orchard, had worked to con
vict those federation men of conspiracy
and arson and bad failed. -
Anything-to -becloud -the- real lse-ne -
seems to oe tne latest motto In thle
trial, and It certainly le being adhered tn.
Orchard while on the stand Impeached
the evidence given by Max Mallch and
other witnesses, who . swore he knew
Gracious, the Plnkerton detective, who
became heed of the Globevllle smelter
men's union and waa familiar with hla
Crime la OTebard'a Blood,
He made one interesting admission on
cross-examination. Yesterday Darrow
received a letter declaring Orcharde
maternal grandfather waa a lunatic for
yfera. kept chained to a cabin wall la
hla home at Ontario, Canada, Insistent
that he had committed a series of un
believable crimes In Ireland, and thet
his uncle committed suicide by hanging
after having gone crazy through brood-
Continued on Page Two.)
ALIERICAIl ' HflVY
Admiral Declares the United
States Has Best Fighting
Crews in World.-
(Joeraai Bpwlal Itarvtee.)
. Washington. D. C, July 1. Reeenf.
log the recent criticism of the Atlantiu
fleet of the American navy. Roar Ad
miral Robley D. Evans aald today that
he would match It ax-nlnat any fnr.lirn
fleet in the world eunnr In peace '-r
war. Continuing alonir tr.n line le
"From the chief mm
the lowest petty on.
constantly being m 1-
up to the hlnht ' '
IHtt!e plan. ere
and the rmre 'n !'
new ar-- .t t - t
lt f '
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