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:4 PORTLAND, OREGON, WEDNESDAY EVENING, JUNE 7, 19U TWENTY-TWO PAGES.
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HUNDREDS OF C A R S
FEATURES OF YESTERDAY'S ROSE FESTIVAL PROGRAM WHICH ACCOMPANIED INTRODUCTION OF WEEK OF GAITIES
ROCK GAY CAPITAL
DECKED FOR HERO
Buildings Dashed to Earth,
Decorations Ripped by Jars
That Shake City All In
Readiness for Madero.
MEAGER REPORTS SAY
deatHv List is large
Fear Ifelt for South and West;
All Communication Is
(United rnit Uaied Wlr.
Mexico City, Jun T. Mexico City
waa visited by severe series of earth
quake ahocka Just before dawn thla
morning. Nearly every building of any
elie In the dty waa either rased or
Twelve bodies have ao far been re
covered from the rulna. Many per
aona are missing. It la believed that
the death Hat will eventually reach
Nearly every public building In the
city waa damaged and some of them
In the poorer aectlon of the city the
ancient buildings crumbled and fell In,
the Inmates being burled. Hundreda
were Injured la thla way.
In many rases the front walla fell
o j I ward Into the atreeta, leaving the
remainder of the building atandlng, add-
.Ins to the desolate appearance -of the
'wrecked City, r- .V ' "
The Mexican Central railway round-
laauee, . city, barrack and -the -city
prison were destroyed.
" The walla of the national palace were
opened by great crack.
In the buelneaa section the .damage
waa heavy.;' , The plateglass windows of
the principal shopa were shattered and
the craeked and twisted pavementa
were strewn with glaaa. The lighting
plant was put out of commission.
Police and others are working to
gether In policing the city. They are
patrolling the principal atreeta and have
strict orders to prevent looting. Tem
porary hospitals have been opened to
car for the Injured.
Mexico City. Mexico, June 7. Thou
sands of persons who had flocked here
to participate in the monster demon
stration of welcome to Francisco I. Ma
dero Jr., revolutionary leader, were
thrown Into a panic thlis morning when
the earthquake rocked the city.
It Is feared thy great loss of life oc
curred In the district juat aouth and
Vest of the capital.
Wires south and west out of Mexico
(Continued on Page Two.)
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FORM BIG PAGEANT
In Elaborateness as Well as in
Number of Entries Automo
bile Parade Excels Any
thing Attempted in Country.
inn nine rsiTTDrn m I
TODAY'S GREAT EVENT
Thousands Cheer as Hand
somely Decorated Ma
In picture are shown bable paraded in honor of tag day; view of Eat Morrison street, depicting festival decorations; Peninsula Rose booth at Union depot, and Rex Oregonus, as
' he appeared in electric parade last night.'
4 Wednesday's Program.
4 2 p. m. Decorated automobile
4 parade on principal streets. f
4 1:30 p. m. Aeroplane flights and 4.
4 feats, Eugene Ely, Country 4
Club fair grounda; competitive
4 rose exhibit continued through-
4 out day and evening at Ar
4 g p. m. Fireworks exhibit Coun-
cIL Crest. .
a Tbarslay Program.
4 10 a. m. Music on the streets.
4 I p. m. BrillUnt horse and ve-
4 hide parade, competition for
3 p. m. Oregon Agricultural cot- .
. lege cadets drill, Multnomah
8 p. m. Military and civic pa- 4
4 rade on Gtand avenue, eaat
4 priaay Program. ,
. 10) a m&hpwex-eitr roses byi -
Peninsula RoaarUne; toss bat- . "
tie before reviewing stand. . r s
I p. m. Swimming carnival on
the Willamette, eaat end Haw-
thorne bridge. f
S p. m. wild Wast show, push
ball game by horsemen. Mult-
4 p. m. Human roaebud parade,
450O school children, Orand
avenue, distinctive event of .
I p. m. Fireworks at Oaks. , 4
9 p. m. Military ball at Ar-
mory. auspices Oregon Nation-
al Guard. '
The greatest automobile parade In.
the history of the United States or the
world Is receiving tribute of storms
of applause from people crowded on
Portland streets this afternoon.
The parade is greatest in number of:
entries, there being more than 100. It
is greatest In point of decorations, botn
lit coat end elaborateness. It Is great
est In composite beauty and brtllisncy.
(Continued on Page Eighteen.)
BUGHTS PLURALITY OVER BN
EAST SIDE GIVES HI
BO TE: M NE
Y POLLS MOS
Unofficial Returns Show That at Monday's Election Rolled
Up 28,415 Votes, Exceeding by 3000 Forecasts Made
Successful Candidate for Mayor Received about 44
Per Cent of All Ballots; Thomas Fails to Carry Precinct.
A. Q. Rushlight fell less than 100
short of 6000 plurality over Joseph Si
mon In the race for the mayor's chair,
sccordlng to complete unofficial figures
verified by The Journal today. He re
ceived 13.865 votes to 8,957 for Simon.
a plurality of 4,908. These figures sre
not likely to be materially changed by
the, official count, which was begun to
The total vote by the unofficial re
turns was 28.41S, about 3000 higher
FORMER PREMIER OF
(tolled preia 14 Wlre.1
Paris, June 7.' Maurice pouvier,"- Who
was premier of France at -the tima of
the separation of church and state.
dropped dead today In a bank here. For
some time after leaving trie premier
ship Bouvier acted as minister of for
M. Bouvier at the time of his death
was a member of the French senate. :
82 YEARS OLD, HE SAVES
CHILD FROM DROWNING
(Dalted Press LMe Wlr.
-Rockford. Ills., June 7 Ir. Clinton
Helm, 82, Is candidate for a Carnegie
medal, He leaped Into the Rock river
and swam ashore with his l-ycar-old
grand daurMe . -.
than most of the predictions. Rushlight
received approximately 44 per cent of
tne total vote, almost the eame propor
tion he gained In the primaries, when
Gay Lombard and J. E. Werleln were
Oeorge H. Thomas. (, the Democratic
nominee, fell further -down the list than
even the rival managers had counted
him. He failed to carry a precinct and
finished with 8480 votes. Charles H.
Otten, the Socialist candidate, received
1668, and J. Allen Harrison, Prohibi
The east side cast over 18,000 of the
total, vote, and about 4000 of the Rush
light plurality came from east of the
Willamette. He took the west side
under his wing by nearly another thous
and. . :
- City Attorney ' Frank S. , Grant polled
the largest vote of any candidate, re-
(Continued on Page Eighteen.)
ELLIS ON RECALL
BY A SMALL VOTE
Candidate for Seat in Coun
cil From Tepth Ward Wins
By 22 Ellis Says He May
Rechecklng of. the complete unofficial
returns at the city hall this morning
on the recall election in rhe Tenth ward
shows that James Magulre has a plu
rality of 22 votes over Councilman JO'
seph T. Ellis. The only changea from
The Journal figures of yesterday were
a gain of 10 votes for Magulre in one
precinct and the loss of one vote In
another, the total for Ellis being un
Councilman Ellis stated today that he
will probably contest the election of
Magulre, but will first await the offi
cial count, which he h'opes will further
reduce the lead of his rival. He says
reports have been made to him of mat
ters connected with the voting that he
desires to investigate before making
STANLEY HINTS AT OIG PACIFIC LINER IMMENSE THRONGS ENRAPTURED BY
NOSES ON SAND BAR
Chairman of the Investigating
Committee Says Govern-
; ; ment Will Find Trust Has
Not Broken Only One Law.
(Continued on Pege Eleven.)
COLONEL ROOSEVELT DIES NE HAS
PLEDGED HIMSELF TO SUPPORT TAFT
(United Prera- Laased Wire.)
Washington, June 7. Theodore
Roosevelt, In response to inquiries as
to the truth of the statement that he
had . pledged Ms support to Taft for
renomlnatlon today sent 1 the following
telegram to the United Press
"The statement that -I have pledged
mysalf to anyone for the nomination la
absolutely false. I have neither done
so nor dlsoussed doing so. The story
is made out ef whole cloth."
New Haven, Conn, June 7.i Theodore
Roosevelt set at rest all rumors that
he had pledged his support to Preel-
( Continued on Page Eighteen.)
(raited Press Le.Md Wl(V)
Washington, June 7. The house com
mittee investigating the United States
Steel corporation resumed Its sessions
today. Representative A. O. Stanley of
Kentucky, chairman, In calling the com
mlttee to order, said:
"I am confident that the department
of Justice will discover that the steel
Korea, Under Command of
Captain Only Recently Re
instated, Goes Aground
Near Yokohama; Floats.
MAGNIFICENT HISTORICAL ELECTRIC '
PARADEJEliSSTATE'S MAGIC STORY
200,000 People Were Massed in Down Town Streets.
Mounted Police Literally Hew Passage Way for Pag
eant Through Dense Crowds of Spectators Proces
sion Hailed as Most Brilliant Feature Ever Attempted.
(Continued on Page n.leven.)
ROOMS ARE NEEDED
FOR ROSE CARNIVAL
4 Have you a room to rent to a
festival visitor 7 Every roOm is
4 wanted. e
Are you looking for a stopping 4
. place? ' t
For the convenience of visitors
information bureaus have been 4
4 Instituted, at the following s
d places: Rose Festival manage-
d ment. Swetland building; Port
land, Perkins, Imperisl, Cor- 4
4 nellus and Oregon hotels; also
4 at the Y. M. C. A. Telephone
4 . any of these that you have a
4 - room, or that you want one. 4
d Don't forget to lock the house
4 before you start for any of the d
4 parades Thieves make this their
' harvest 'time. Be sure that all 4
fire is extinguished.
Think It over before-you take 4
4 babies Into the dense crowds. 4
(United Pre. Leaned Wire.
Yokohama, June 7. The Pacific Mall
liner Korea, Captain J. W. Saunders,
went aground near Yokohama today. All
the passengers have been landed.
The Korea sailed from Hongkong May
27 for San Francisco, touching at Shang
hai, Nagasaki, Kobe, Yokohama and
Honolulu en route.
Captain Saunders, who was only re
cently reinstated In the service, was
suspended after the grounding August
20, 1906, of the liner Manchuria, which
The Korea floated at noon without
assistance. The vessel apparently sus
tained no damage from the accident
Theai'Cldent occurred as the Korea
was entering the harbor of Yokohama,
It Is thought she merely struck on the
portlsnd Is entertaining more visi
tors than ever before in the city's his
tory. Portland's population, too, is many
thousands more man ai mis umo ;abi
People who have contested these facts
viewed the ftense crowaa tnat oiucKea
the streets last night when the wonder
ful electric parade passed by and. mar
veling:, admitted the untenablltty of
their positions. ,
ber massed on Morrison, Third, Fifth
and Washington streets at more than
Ann Rafnra the nun hari apt anH
daylight gone women and children anT
men were clinging 10 ino ropes mat
twilight gathered the throngs became
more aense. j;very seat in, me grand
stand before the postorflce "was speed
llv disposed of and thousands.' complain
ing were turned away.
LAKE COUNTY SHEEP DOG
DEAD. ACHIEVES ASTOUNDING FEAT
(BpecU! rlpteb to Tbe Jonrnal.t
Lakevlew, Or., June 7. Left alone
on Wagontlr mountain with 308S aheep
by the death of John Sagoiday. her mas
ter, whose death occurred from heart
failure one night, a f em si a shenherd
dog (wo weeks later delivered to Man
ual Saunders, owner of the sheep, S0S3
of the animals, Having, lost only one
during two weeks of privation. The
dog's achievement was carried out de
spite the 'fact that she was mother of
puppies only a few days old when ItUgol-day.-
the, herder, - died, .-
It-was two weeks before Bagolday's
body was, found, because tne: camptend-
(Continued on Page Eighteen.)
Soon the sidewalks could no longer
contain the people. Dodging under th
ropes they came like a wave upon tha,
streets. The stationary crowd waa
transformed into a surging mob restive
ly pacing back and, forth looking for,
points of view vantage.
The night came on-with the dimming
(Continued on Page Eighteen.)
ESCAPES BEING INJURED
----- (United Ptws Ijrwa Wtre.V
London, June 7. King Oeorge is being
congratulated today on his narrow es-,
cape from injury while witnessing .the
aeroplane maneuvers at Aldershot,
Only the dexterity of Aviator, Cody
averted what seemed to threaten - a
repetition of the accident near Part
In which War Minister Berteau lost
his life. Cody- has just completed two ,
circuits of the" course and bad started ',
to descend from a high attitude. With
terrific speed in heavy biplane swerved
toward the troyal party, leaving no
chance tos'fet to- a placa of safety.
Something ovtdently had g"ne wronst
with the annaratua. Tirctiy over h)
majesty's head Captrfln Cody surceedei
m controlling hi machine, whl- h glile t
over the royal party so clo tl.at mv.
erai hats were blown off y tha r'i'
of. air caused by Its pitn .
King Oeorgr sensed unruled fcy t'
Incident ' -. 1 - s :