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PORTLAND, OREGON, MONDAY EVENING, MAY 29, 1911-SIXTEEN PAGES.
TJOTPT? TWft rfMTO 0 T1AIWI in KTTI
10 1 IEII 1
Broken Pipes Pour Hot Vapor
on Victims; Several Base
ball Players Injured, One
Child, Sole Survivor of Acci
dent Near Los Angeles Bat
tles for Life; Passengers
Clear Motorman of Blame.
Oakland Man Said to Have Decision Comes in Govern-
Foiled Court's Order by De- ment's Suit Started Four
straying Property Awarded
to His Divorced Wife.
Years Ago Against One of
World's Greatest Mergers.
CONSTABLE BELIEVED .
CASE IS REMANDED
(United Pre. Ucaed Wire.)
Omaha. Neb.. May 29. O. W. Hold-
redge, general manager of the Burllng-
(Cnlted Prtaa Uwd Wire.
Los Angeles, May It. Little Haiel
naurman. aoie survivor or a merry
Many Explosions Follow, En- Sent Back to Lower Court Al-
tirely Demolishing Little
though Today's Ruling
MANY STATES TO
Twenty-nine Executives Send
Acceptances to Astoria's
Committee; Others Will At
tend It Is Reported.
VISITORS WILL BE
INVITED TO PORTLAND
I ton railroad. In a atatement Issued late Prtr of lx autolata. whose machine
this afternoon, gave the names of 10 w" ,run aown " .fne Jwwn! . r0kVl
persons killed In the wreck at Indlanola, crowing near Whlttlar by a Whlttler-
as follows: it-om APnr racino t-ieciric car, naa
ENGINEERS LEAHY AND HYDER."" B"nl cnance to recover.
FIREMEN OLSON AND DAMERON. I Despite the fact that she received
EXPRESS MESSENGERS FRIAR compound fracture of the skull, lost
AND FRAZIER. an eye, which was torn from its socket.
Holdredge, I and is suffering from compound frac
lures 01 Dom arms, physicians at the
whlttler hospital say her wonderful vl
tallty may pull her through.
Die Almost Instantly.
The other members of the party died
C. A. HI LLSBACK, Holdredge, Neb.
EXTA FIREMAN DOWERS.
The three forward cars of train No. 12
Twenty-three passengers, according to
Holdredge statement, were injured.
These Include Pitcher Klnsella, Inflelder
Lloyd and President McOlll of the Den
ver baseball club, and Inflelder Lolly
of the Omaha club.
the baggage, smoking and chair 'cars I almost Instantly, never realising what
The dead: ,
Jeremiah Kaufman. 62, Long Beach.
Harry Kaufman. 9. his son.
fva Kaufman, SI, his wife.
Harold 8. HoIUngsworth, 24.
Mrs. Harold S. HoIUngsworth. 28.
KVI WtnUM UV that tK a nfAH.n.
Indlanola. Neb. May 29. At least I mi mtmv ,ih .-.ii. 0.
in immm. t-tl rr, -a ."
a head-on collision wear of sre be- WM thrown Into the Whlttler electrlo
"n iwo Bunuipon nr-rs . , .tatlon. the building being partly de-
"". w Huwuu imoiianea Dy the crash.- Mrs. Kaufman,
both express trains. with nearly every bona In her bod
The englnemen on both trains are broken, waa carried ion feat n h.
dead and many passengers of both are lender and thrown between the tracks.
All other victims were terribly man
The automobile was traveling north
on the Downey road. - The electrlo car
waa bound west toward Los Angeles.
Motorman Linda says he did not aee
the car until It was upon htm. He says
(Continued on Page Five.)
(United PrM Ld Wire.)
Oakland. Cal.. May Si. Just as eon-
(Unlted Pr. tr1 Wire.)
Washing-ton, May 39. The United
stables bent on eviction broke the door ovnmm supreme conn toaay aeoiaea mat
of Charies H. Pickard's little home at too Amerloan Tobaooo company (the
toils acco trust) Is a monopoly la re
straint of trade and exists In defiance
of the gherman anti-trust law. Chief
Tnatloe White read the decision of the
This waa the decision of the United
States supreme court in effect, al
though the case was reversed and re
manded to the lower court to seoure
modifications of the decision.
Summing up the decision of the court.
MHiJ ANNI UL 1 U V ccoed
IlLff rtUlU LUUIIUU lir.ma"
fTfDAMC fir Tlln UfADC Ufll MIT
VLILimilO Ul IHU If Ml0 II ILL UMIIL
IN HONORING THEIR DEAD TOMORROW
1920 Fiftieth avenue this afternoon an
explosion of dynamite blew out the
front wall ana hurled tne orncers inio
Constable Al Klhn Is bejleved I to CO0Itm jio Harlan dissented.
nave Deen raiany iniurwi inu w
hurried to the receiving hospital.
Deputy Sheriffs Riley and McDonald
were also Injured. More explosions fol
lowed the first and completed the de
struction of the home.
Pickard's wife had recently been
granted a divorce and the P?"' Chief Justice White said
oeen awaraea "Under the circumstances and tak
z ne ponce eay v.. lng in mind the complexity of the sit
"nB.;"IJ ..J..: uatlon in all it. aspect, and giving
inVWIISftUUIl ""nt, arnUhv n hsa alAtA aAM.ia.r Ana
ions ware orouKiu wuv vj i ri.i.i. 4..
of Package- containing ahotgun shells, tMnK BQ faf M th- permannt reHef
tup na ",Vfc "Zir should be awarded la ooncerned. " we
lacnea wire, wiuukoui " " ,h.,. AAVn
and theae In tarn wiraa wjunna. ooors Th, aombin.tiau lB ot it.
so mat wnen ine oincm i ,n . --w .. .11 k.
way In they pnlled wlrea rhleb in tgrn latM composing 'whether corporate.
awonmiTO mo rwi.c.-.. . . Individual or whether conaidered collec-
Constabla Al Klhn who waa the first I
tO enier. recivu 1110 luu in. w 1 n v.- in rnnlra nt nf trni1 on at.
first explosion, an waa hurled back- I
ward with his clothing on flr and hUlftt
shoulders snatterea oy smau enoi ana 1 0f tno anti-trust act
hiffi Hnnina nim came Jjonuty oner- 1 g..nii Thai k. k.i t
Iff McDonald whose teeth were loos- I or(1er t0 glve force t0 our At)Cn9 jn'thia
ened by tha force of the explosion and I regmrd be directed to hear the partiae;
who wu moojwa uinu u.ww oy evidence or otherwise aa may be
low officers dragged the two men to I
damAd nrnnor' for tha mirrWMia nf a a.
safety lust as three other explosions c-nalnlng and determining upon aome
followed In quick succession. Neighbors lim or methoA ot ajBaolvinc coroora-
Army and Navy Officials to
Be Asked to Come to Centennial.
say that the house has been closed for
Averaging 100 Miles an Hour.
Burman Distances All Post
- tDnta4 prM IMi Wlra.)
,Tndlanapolls, Ind.. May 29. Distanc
ing ail past performances, "Wild Bob"
Veterans of two wars will unite to
morrow in honor to their dead. The
I people of the -city will participate. It
will be a general holiday with a oessa-
'maZ .(Jnvii. . I tlon of ordinary business.
fc.r m.. n h. nnmi.r With music and addresses and the
th. ma ti. .- laying of flowers upow the graves, the
ka mn tnmnrraw; . Anrmin. hin. day will be observed.
new marks for the mile, quarter mile, Th members . of the O. A. R. will
half mile and the kilometer, making an mMt l 8co" and Morrison and form
average of 100 mtleaan hour. The time ,n "na.of parade. sUrting at 1:20 p. m.
. . . . " a T In 4 av4 0a aals aiM v aa aa w 111
na tne aistancea were:
Quarter Wle 0:8:16.
' Half tnlle 0:1181 seconds.
Kilometer -0:21.40 seconds.
As Burman finished hla great out-
The United Spaniah war veterans will
meet at 12:80 p. m.. Eleventh and Al
der streets, where they will form In
line, preparatory to joining the members
of the O. A. R. at Second and Morrt
son. All in the parade will march to-
burst of speed bla front tire blew up, fether to the Plaxa blocks. The veter
but tha driver skillfully kept his ma- ana of tha Spanish war will go then to
chine running and avoided a serious ao- River view cemetery, where their new
eldent. I piat win pe aeaicatea witn appropriate
. The track has been washed and la re- J exercises and addresses by prominent
sorted to be in perfect condition for the men. After the dedication they will
tart of tha big race. I disband and return to the city.
Thousanda of eager spectators are During tha day all cemeteries will be
here to witness the running of thefvlslted. In most of them veterans lie
sweepstakes thi. year. I buried. Tha bright weather has brought
- The Loslef entry, by Van Gorder. has I out a profusion of bloom. Committees
been withdrawn) leaving 43 contestants I are today arranging to gather the flow
to appear on the track tomorrow. I era to place on the graves tomorrow.
BRYAN NOT PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE;
"LEAVE ME OUT OF IT." SAYS COMMONER
Nebraskan Makes Announce
ment After Long Conference
(I7nlttd Pret Iie4 Wire.)
Washington. May 39. ' I am not a
candidate for president and will not be;
I'Mve ma out of it t
This today is the answer of William
3'. Bryan to reports that he might run
again. Bryan declared himself after a
long conference with Representative
Burton Harrison of New York. Repre
sentative Hamlll of New Jersey and
about 20 other-politicians. He refused
to express any choice at this time be
tween Woodrow Wilson, Champ Clark
r Judaon Harmotu
Keane to Get New Place.
Rome, May 29. Archbishop Keane of
ept appolfttwent-aa- tJiatuiararcK".
bishop of a see which baa not, yet been
Ml t- " ! Ill
. WHUam Jennlncs Brrao.
It Is requested trial all veterans who
are nble to march in the Memorial day
parade be at the Second and Morrison
corner at 2 o'clock tomorrow afternoon.
In many of the city's churches Me
morial day sermons were preached yes
terday. The bravery of the men who
encountered danger, endured hardships
and gladly alert In defense of home and
native land was recalled In the ad
dresses of Dr. Benjamin Young at Tay
lor Street MethodlHt church, by Dr. wal
ter Bonwell Hln.on at the White Tern
pie, by Dr. Luther R. Dyott at the First
Congregational churcb, by Rev. J. Q.
Ohormly at Central Christian church.
Dr. Hlnson declared there is a need for
the American people to rise and free
themselves from injustice and enslaV'
lng oppression even- as the slaves were
freed. Dr. Ghormly depicted vividly
the peril of the cities because of the
departure from high moral standards.
Dr. Dyott told of the bravery of the
women who stayed at home In war time,
and Dr. Young fired the partrlotte zeal
of his auditors by depicting the Ideal! of
unselfish patriotism. The services at
the First Congregational church were at
tended by Lincoln-Oarfield and Qeorge
Wright posts, G. A. R. and the Wo
man's Relief corps.
ANNOUNCED BY BUREAU
tlons and of recreating out of the ele
ments now composing it a new combina
tion which shall be honestly in harmony
with, and not repugnant to, the law.
"Third That for the accomplishment
of business purposes and, taking Into
view the difficulty of the situation, the
period of six months be allowed from
the receipt of our mandate, with leave,
however, in the event of a Judgment of
the court below that tha necessities of
the situation require, to extend such
period of time to a further time not to
exceed 60 days.
"Fourth That In the event, before
the expiration of the period thus fixed,
that conditions of disintegration of the
combine in harmony with, the law are
not brought about, either In consequence
of the action of the court
in determining the Issue on the subject
or of accepting the plan agreed upon.
it shall be the duty of the court, either
by way of injunction restraining the
movement of the products of the com'
blnation in interstate or foreign com'
merce or by the appointment of a re
ceiver, to give effect to the require
ments of the statute.
"Pending the bringing about of the
result Just stated, each and all of the
defendants. Individuals as well as cor
pprations, shall be restrained from the
doing of any act whicn mignt runner
extend or enlarge the power of the com
bination by any means or device whatsoever."
(flpeclal ninpatrh to The Jouraal.)
Astoria. Or., May 29. Twenty-nine
governors of the states and territories
of the United States have accepted Invi
tatlona to be present at the Astoria
Centennial which is to be held here
from August 10 to September 9 next
Each of these executives has accepted
the invitation of the centennial com
mlttee also upon behalf of their staffs.
The list of those who have declared thit
they will aid Oregon to make the cen
tennial a huge success follows:
Oswald West. Salem, Or.; M. B. Hay,
Olympla, Wash.; Walter R. Stubbs, To
peka, Kan.; Robert 8. Vessey, Pierre,
S. D.; Edwin L. Norrls, Helena, Mont;
.T. M. Carey, Cheyenne, Wyo,; Chester H.
Aldrich, Lincoln, Neb.; Lee Cruce, Guth
rie, Ok la.; John F. Shafroth, Denver,
Colo.; William J. Mills. Santa Fe. N.
M.; Frederick W. Plalsted, Augusta,
Maine; Eugene N. Fob.,- Boston, Mass.;
Aram J. Pothler. Providence, R. I.; Sim
eon H). Baldwin, Hartford, Conn,-; John
K. Tener, HarrtsburgTT- Pa,;' William
HOdgea Mann, Kicnmona va.i wnuam
E. Glasscook, Charleston, Vt. Va.j W. W.
Kltchln, Raleigh, N. C: Cole Blease,
Columbia, S. C; Hoke Smith. Atlanta,
Ga.; Albert W. Gilchrist. Tallahassee.
Fla.; Augustus E. Wilson, Frankfort,
Ky.; Ben W. Hooper, Kaahvllla, Tenn.;
Judson Harmon. Columbus. Ohio;
Charles S. Deneen, Springfield, 111.; F.
C McGovern, Madison, Wis.; Adolph O.
Osbom, Lansing, Mien.; Walter F. Frear.
It is known that several ether gover
nors will be at the centennial but the
RUINS OF B
Fire Said to Have Broken Out at Four
Places in Pavilion Incendiarism Be
lieved to Have Cost Loss of Quarter
MillionLeaping Lodgers Are Injured.
(Continued on Page Five.)
(Tolted rrM Lea.ed Wlrt.l
Sin Francisco, May 23. Charred to a
crisp the bodies f three adult. He In
the morgue here today, several persons
are missing and a .core are seriously
Injured, some fatally, aa the result of a
fire at the Chutes Amusement pavilion,
which caused a loss of more than $260.
000 andwhlch the police believe was the
work of an Incendiary.
Only one of the three bodies recov
ered from the fire ruins at noon had
been Identified. It was that of John
Boettlnger, a chauffeur, whose Identity
was discovered from a ring which still
clung to his charred hand. The other
two bodies were so badly burned that
even their sex cannot be determined.
without a close examination.
Tenants Moved in rear. '
Close questioning by the police of
persons who had lived in the Chutes
lodging house revealed the story that
the fire started in at least four places
simultaneously. Some former tenants
of the building declared they had moved
out because of a fear that the place
would be burned. No definite statement
on the matter has yet been made by the
police, but detectives are running down
a score of clues and It is expected that
arrests will be made before long.
Beside, the Chute, building itself,
structures in the vicinity, principally
stores on the other side of Fillmore
street were destroyed. It is not be
lieved, however, that any lives were lost
in any other streets re 4hsjfth Chutes.
urns Very. Fast.
Tha fire started in tha Chutes res
taurant, in the southwest section of the
Chutes property about 1 o'clock. The
flimsy construction of the buildings and
the high wind caused the flames to
spread rapidly and the lodging houses
on either side of the burning structure
were soon also In flames, aa were the
places across the street
Fortunately there were rery few ani
mals in the soo, tha greater part of
them having been removed to British
Columbia when the Chutes menagerie
closed recently. A few monkeys and a
cub bear that remained were easily res
cued. The fires which started in the
HOURS OF SERVICE LAW SAID TO BE
IIL BY SUPREME
Washington. D. C, May 29. The oen
us bureau announces Alaska's popula
tion as 84,150 In 1810, 63.693 In 1900.
and 32.052 In 1890, The population of
the Juneau district is given as 6864: of
tha JNome district as S924 and of the
Fairbanks district as 77S. Forty Mile,
near Klondike, has only 341. Rawport,
17-0. Eagle, 6 43 residents, which shows
an enormous diminution la those regions
since) the Guggenheim got control of
the Klondike placers. , ,
LAW A HARD BLOW
Washington, May 83. The United
Itates supreme court today struck a
blow at tha pure food Vnd drug cam
paign by holding that the law does mot
apply in eases where the question is
oaly whether a patent medicine ia effi
cacious m worthlesa to affect tha ear
oUteaa. . .
TOBACCO TRUST MOST
. VERSATILE OF ANY OF
THE "BIG BUSINESSES"
(United Pttn Uutd Wire.)
Washington, May 29. The American
Tobacco company and Its subsidiary
companies Is' probably the most versa
tile octopus of modern business trusts.
It involves 68 corporations carrying on
every conceivable business connected
with the tobacco Industry, and 29 in
Companies for the manufacture of
cigars, cigarettes, chewing tobacco,
snuff; . licorice, pipes, cigar boxes, tin
foil, vending machines, stationery, ci
gars, stogies and corporations for the
nurchase and holding of tobacco prop
erties in Cuba and Porto Rico are the
component parts of the combine.
Attacked la Hew fork.
It .was first attacked by the govern
ment in the suit filed before the cir
cult court for the southern district of
New Tork on July 10, 1907. A monster
complaint covering several hundred
closely printed pagesand embodying the
work of several years of collection of
evidence by the department of justice
agents, recited that the 'trust' bad
(Continued on Page Eight.)
. (TTnltKl I 'M lA wir..)
Washington, May 29. The United
States supreme court Judged constitu
tional the "hours of service law," reg
ulating the hours of employment of
railroad dispatchers, engineers, firemen,
conductors and brakemen.
it also ruled that the commerce com
mission had the right to require month-
HER WHEN HORS
(Onlted Prn IMX-! W!ra.
Santa Ana. Cal., May 29. The polico
are investigating today the shooting near
here of Mrs. Louise Abendrath by a re
volver in the hands of Paul Sheltonr
Shelton, who declares that tho shooting
was an accident. Instated on being taken
to Jail. He said he and Mrs. Abendrath
had engaged a rig for a drive to San
Diego oanyon. About 10 miles from
the city he Bays he alighted to shoot
at a squirrel with a 32 automatic re
volver, lie eays the horse shied and In
an attempt to recover tho reins the re
volver was again discharged, the bullet
causing Mrs. Abendrath s death.
WRITES ABOUT C0UNANI;
H0RR0RSI NO SUCH PLACE
1 Paris, May 29. Franc has come ifi
tha front with a Cook exploration f ale
of Its own. Auguste Cook, an author,
published a book of which thousands
of copies have been sold, describing his
explorations lit Counanl, a supposed
Cook's wife "told" on him and an in
vestigation revealed there waa no such
plaoe in existence,!
(United rresg Leased' Wire. 1
Mexico City. May ait. General Ber
nardo Reyes will be a candiduto for
the presidency of Mexico, according to
word rucelved here today from Havana,
Tha opinion prevails here that If Reyes
succeeds in getting the nomination of
the National CathoHc- parfS which is
not unlikely, he stands a. splendid chance
of' election, despite the present big
Madero. boom. . Reyes also, it is said,
will have tha support of the army.
ly reports from railroads showlqg where
employes had worked longer hours than
those specified by law.
At 1:66 o'clock this afternoon the
United States supreme court recessed
until 3, without handing down the ex
pected decision in the tobacco trust
case. Chief Justice White exDlalnad
that the court desired to consider mo
tions made today and to decide them
before an adjournment was made for
the term. Several Justices have not yet
read the decisions expected.
CHURCH BELLS ANNOY
ICE CREAM VENDER
(Halted PreM !.ued Wlra.l .
Long Reach, Cal., May 29. Declaring
that the ringing of church bells Inter
fered with his trade, Charles Bonham,
an ice cream vendor, complained today
to the city council, asking relief. An
examination of city laws showed that
an ordinance was in force which sweep
ing 1 y prohibits the ringing of all kinds
of bells, tltos bringing churches under
Its provisions. j
lodging houses in the vicinity were tha
sources of the greatest danger.
Polios Bescue Women.
Sergeant M. T. Cooney and Policemen
Nellson, Collins and Lord were on tha
ground soon after the fire started, and
attracted by the screams of the women
In the biasing buildings, fought their
way through the flames and carried
several to safety.
The property loss was very heavy,
Besides the Chutes proper, the Star the
atre, the Portoia Photograph gallery,
the clothing store of Joseph Lowen
steln, the Auto Vaudeville theatre and
several other places of business were
kail rimotured In Leap.
A number of lodgers were seriously
Injured by jumping from windows. Belle
Alvlso, 19, received a fractured skull in
a leap of two stories from her lodging
and Joseph J. Flest and William Wil
liams were both seriously hurt.
So fiercely did the fire spread
through the flimsy structures about tha
Chutes building that for a time the ef
forts of the firemen to check it were la
vain and only after the use of dyna
mite to blast a clearance about tha
flaming mass waa It at last subdued. .
.In all. the loss on the Chutes and
the other structures destroyed will
reach close to 1300,000. - - - V
A trail of anxious mothers, fathers,
husbands, wives sisters and brothera
passed through t!4 morgue today seek
ing to Identify If possible tha charred
remains, of the two unnamed bodies oc
cupying slabes In tha death room. a '
una -corpse ia nenevea to aa inei ot -
John Walker, though his Identification
(Continued on Page Five.
REFUSED JAIL TERM
HE KILLS HIMSELF
Japanese, Denied Prison Sen
tence of 20 Years, Com '
ttTnlted Fra. LmW Wire.)
San Francisco. Msy 29. Denied a
Jail sentence, aa an alternative of com
mitting hari-kari, to which tha laws of
his people condemned him for lntrigu
lng with a frlend'a wife. Ichl Mara Oha
shl, a Japanese, was finally forced to
turn to death here and banged himself
in the detention hospital, where he had
been sent as insane. : '
Ohashl walked'1'- Into police headquar
ters last night and asked for a JO year
Jail sentence. He explained his offense
and stated that unless '. ha committed
hsri-kari his relatives ,itr , Japan would
be forced by custom to do ao. Ha pre- .
ferred the whjta tnan'a punishment .
jail. ' v -i':., ' ' " .
Captain of JJetecOvea Bunner, to
whom Ohaaht made hia plea, "didn't
get" the psychology of- the case, and
sent Ohashl to the detention hospital.
There the Japanese declared ha waa pot
Insane, but simply wished to choose tha -lesser
of two evila. Ke was plaoed !n
a strait Jacket. V 1
Deciding finally that death waa nest,
Ohashl with his teeth, tor himself frea
from his "bonds, and when tha keepers
entered this momlngiwas found hang
ing by the neck from tha grating of tha
window in hie cell. ,
CONDITION 0 POPE ALARMS ROME
PONTIFF'S END MAY COMESUDDENLY:
Attacks of Gout Frequent and
Arterial Degeneration May
UNDER BRIBERY CHARGE
- HE'LL WED FOR 3D TIME
i ' (TTnited PrcM Leated Wlre.l
.Springfield, III., May 29.-rLee CNell
Browne, state representative who is ac
cused of bribery in connection with .the
election of United States Senator Lori
roer. Will be married (i Mla Kelll
Rlordan of Ottawa, Browne's old home,
during tha month of June, This will be
Browne third matrimonial venture,
;:' j-J .,' --.V, .
(Fnlted Pres Lt.aec' Wlre.
Rome. May 29. Despite official de
nials, all Rome ia alarmed today over
the condition of the pope's health. Al
though up and about, the pontiff ia
ever under the watchful eyes of a phy
sician and every effort 1. being made
to shield him from fatigue or worry.
The truth is that his attack of gout
are growing more frequent and progres
sively more serious. His heart also Is
giving him trouble. The physicians say
be is suffering from arterial degenera
tion. During , the early days of - his.
elevation to the papal throne he threw
off the disease without difficulty, but
today-neHSas changed, and It ia said
that any one -of hla ettacka may prove
fatal, ,, . . (. .: .:- j
Mi ' . V H
: Tcf naa.