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THE OREGON - DAILY joUSNAt PORTLAND, SATURDAY EVENING. - SEPTEMBER ' 2. . 1911.
Albany Amateur Aviator 'mrM: jC
Medford First National Is Handsome
10 BE GAY EVENT
George B. Cole Tells Columbia
M. E. Conference to
v' Dismiss Him.
Four Get "Come on" Letters
but Each Is Ready to See -Spaniard
Rot in Pell, j
Students ' Already Arrive vat
Monmouth; Several Teach'-
. ers on Ground.:
- V';, yVi - J''' .
",f (Special to The Journal.)
-VV ftnokann - Wash.. " Sept. 2. Because he
Sv" was '.accused of dancing and defended 1
i the. -'- act by, declaring his conscience j
'.clear and saying he could free no harm ,
In it, George B. Cole, one of the first i
',; year men of the Columbia River Metho.
, dlst Episcopal conference, was dis-
missed from the conference in session ,
here last evening. .... , i
Cole was admitted to the conference
a year ago on trial. He Is a student at
Whitman college, Walla Walla. It is 1
charged he both advocated dancing and J
tarticlDated in the amusement. Cole i
was dismissed en his own request ar- rord, Albany amateur pmtninn, mis u
'tenvhe was called to, an accounting be- date made seven successful flights In
fore the con Terence, ;hls biplane at the Bailey race track
Ira P. Bowen. another minister at
- Athol, Idaho, was dismissed owing to
Ms view on sanctlftcatlon, which dif
fered from the teachings of Methodism.
HELD FOR BRIBERY
Refuses to Dismiss In
dictment Against Detwiler
Sets Trial Date.
UJnited rren T,r L, ,,.
j can rrunuim-u. 1 t
Zf T a l 5 .hi MmT Tlnhone shape and the word "stamp" is ellm
vlcpresident of be HomaJTelephone - njUe(J fnm rf M v
of having I
bribed supervisors to grant his company
franchise in San Francisco. Lawlor
'set the'date for the trial aa September
i ' Judge t-awlor, in refusing to quash
:the Indictment against Detwiler, re
ferred to the fact that the accused of
ficial remained in hiding three years
after the indictment was returned
;against him In March, 107, and only)
surrendered when James I Gallagher, i
'an Indispensable witness, had left the
Heavy, Sentence Imposed
Upon Man Who Blew Ur
. Home as Officers Entered.
, (United Ptmh tiMd Wire.)
i - Oakland. Cal., Sept. 2.-In a scathing
' arraignment of Charles Picard's
f; "scheme f 'Tengeance," a'udgs Bledsoe
thi morning sentenced the convicted
'dynamiter to serve 25 years In Folsom
"for his crime. This with credits, will
amount to IS years and three months.
. iPlcard is now 47 years old.
The crlms for which Pleard was sen
'tenced this morning was that of dyna
, miting his home at 1920 'Fiftieth street
'during tha early part of the present
i year. He sought to kill deputy sheriffs
who came to take possession.
' m ..."
T Sral to Ttie Journal.)
, Spokane, Wnh., Sept. t. Stripped of
valuables and with a bullet hole through
his heart, Peter Ortquist, a well known
miner, missing from Wallace, Idaho,
'five months, was found in a slough
on the Slope ranch, 200 rods off the
Osborne road, near Wallace, last night.
"Charles "iVllson stumbled onto the body
7 Ortquist drew 200 In the early part
: of March, saying he was going to Ari-
sona. He left on the journey and had
not been seen since.
".. Near the right hand of the corpse
..lay a revolver, with, two chambers
'empty. As Ortquist is known to have
had money when leaving Wallace, many
'believe he was murdorpd by a thug,
: though evidence points to suicide.
.CHI OF ELECTRIC
J- (United PrM Lemwd Wire.)
, Los Angeles, C al., Sept. 2. Comlm?
'closely on th heels of the filing of pa-
itsl .stock to 1100.000.000, is the an -
nouncement today that the Pacific Elec- j
itrlc Railway company lias completed 1
.... m . , L '
m"e 'racKag oy .m..
This will be the largest united electric
system in the world.
, According to the announcement made
.today, work on t portion of the new
M SS NG WALLACE
unes is aireaay unoer way. ii me piuns . titloners, It is thought at the state
:ar earxjed -out all titles in southern t forester's office that the recommenda
Callfornla from Santa Barbara to San i tlons for a closed season may be with-
Dlago, will be linked in a chain of eleo-
PASTOR WHO OPPOSED
ROCKEFELLER, TO RETIRE
'' (CDlted Prew leased Win.)
I Columbus. O., Sept. 2. Dr. Wash
ington Gladden, pastor of the First
Congregational church will retire. Ths
author of the phrase "tainted money"
And the pastor who opposed the accept
ing of John D,-Rockefeller's assialanoo
In missionary work ha written a letter
to his congregation announcing that be
win lv up his pastorate. if .
" John Day la Arrested.
(Sli-m Burtue of The Journal, t
; Salem, Or.. Supt. J. Jofcn Day was
arrested, today on a warrant from The
Dalles. Day says trouble Is over a
board pill which h contracted; while
working for the ' Minneapolis Tribune.
He says the Tribune was to pay the
bill but that the hotel manager is
holdln the bill against him. He wia
return to The Dalles mis afternoon.'
iRnrrlnl to The Journal. )
Albany. Or.. Sopt. 2. William C. Craw-
here. Crawford, who Is 24 years oin
became Interested in aeronautics about
a year ago and has developed a remark
able aptitude for the buslnes. He has
taken no Jassons in flying but has
worked out he difficult problems of op
erating his craft alone by sheer nerve.
The plane was built in Portland last
year for Crawford and J. C. Burkhart,
who were at that time associated. The
machine was perfected during the win
ter and spring by Crawford. The bi
plane is of the Curtiss type of control
and has an' old Curtiss 40 horsepower
engine. The planes have an area of
SOO square feet and are 34 feet in
spread. The distance from its front
elevator to tall rudder is 29 feet.
Now "McNamara" Stamp.
Washington, Sept. 2. The American
Federation of Labor has issued a new
"McNamara defense fund" stamp which
thl. aftarnnnn u-n a hir Third
Assistant Postmaster General Brltt.
The new stamp is unlike the rejected
sticker inasmuch as it is octagonal in
was changed from red to blue.
HE ATTACKS PEART
Explorer Asserts Again That
He Found North Pole and
(United Pi-era Leased Wire.)
New York, Sept. 2. Reiterating his
claims to the discovery of the North
Pole and declaring he Is now in posi
tion to prove his case beyond shadow
of doubt. Dr. Frederick A. Cook today
filed sensational jharges against Rob
ert E. Peary, the accredited discoverer
of the pole, with the International
Congress of Geographic societies.
When the congress meets in Rome
next month it will be asked to name a
committee to Investigate the claims of
the rival explorers and probe the
charges made against Peary. Cook de
clares that h can"' prove "his claims
now without all of his missing data.
He stated that he had not sent all of
his material to Copenhagen as it has
not been scientifically compiled, but
that he was now sending proofs rectify
ing previous errors to President William
Smith of the Scottish Geographic so
ciety. These proofs. Cook asserts, show
his speed record day by day. He
charges that Peary's record borders on
In his demand for an Inquiry, Cook
"I have purposely waited so that I
could marshal my material in Its proper
order. Now I have all my proofs, as
well as evidence of fraud and bribery
used In a conspiracy to discredit my
claims. The proofs of my attainment
rest on the continuity of my account
of the quest. That I stood on the very
pivotal pinpoint of the earth I do not
nor ever did claim. But that I reached
the North Pole approximately and as
certained its location accurately as re
gards its terrestrial and celestial con.
ditions, as well as my Instruments would
allow, I assert most emphatically.
RAINS IN CASCADES
( Special to Tbe Journal.)
Albany, Or., Sept. 2. Copious rains
fell In the foothills of the Cascades
last night and this morning and have
materially contributed toward quelling
the raging forest fires In Linn county.
iThls is particularly true as regards the
Seven Mile mountains fire, reports or
which Indicate that it is well In hand
and will be confined within the limits
of the area now burning. The Elk Lake
fire burned fiercely yesterday afternoon
and the fire fighters were driven back
at several polnta. It is reported the
rain covered at least a portion of this
section and that the situation there is
considerably Improved although the dan
!Ber point has not yet been passed.
Salem, Or., Sept. 2. Heavy showers
by cloudy, threatening skies today,
, have aHayed the fea,B of tlmbermen and
; probably prevented the closing of the
I huntlng Beason. Although Forester
( E1Uott lB out of the clty an(1 Governor
, West has not been reached by the pe-
drawn. The extent of the rains Is not
yet known to the forester's office, -but
it is thought they have been heavier in
the foothills than In the valley.
HIKING "FIRE LADDIE"
NEAR END OF WALK
'fulled Pre I.caaed Wlro.)
Sacramento. Cal., Sept. 2. Walking
from coast to coast on a Jlu.ooo wager
made by the New York Fire department
that" ha coiilti beat the record of MOB
Mays set last year by Edward I'ayson
Weetn and thus far Just 22 days ahead
of his schedule, John H. Mooney who
left New York city 77 walking days
ago and who expects to reach Sun Fran
cisco on Tuesday rested for a few hours
Mooney, who is but 21 years old, is
In excellent condition and is absolutely
certain that he will reach his destina
tion, the headquarters of the San Fran
Cisco fire department, by Roptrmber ' 6.
whtn he will . have lowered Weston's
record by zt days. $Iuoney Is a mem
ber of the New Tork fire- department
COOK IN CALCIUM;
William C. Crawford, portrait, and
Crawford In his latest flight at
Albany, Or., Thursday; height, BO
Harriman Officials Expected to
Attend Celebration for
(Special to The Journal.)
Hood River, Or., Sept. 2. September
12 is the day set apart for the formal
opening of the new Hood River O.-W.
R. & N. passenger depot. The new
structure Is of pressed brick with con
crete stucco trimmings. Tse roof is of
metal. All the floors are concrete and
the side walls in the interior are hard
finished and tinted. The baseboards are
of marble. The agent's office Is Fepa
HOOD RIVER D
OPENS ON SEPT. 12HBKS DECLARES
rated from the other offices with metal ! dieted that President Taft would be re
partitions, it is expected several of I nominated and that he (Works) would
the head officers of the Harriman lines I support him in the campaign. Senator
will be present for the opening. The I Works, however, expressed grave fears
Hood River Commercial cTub Is taking ' of President Taft being reelected in
the Initiative in the arrangements for I the event of his renomination. In sup
the reception at this end of the line.
Cougar and Cubs Near Town.
(Special to The Journal.) I
Hood River, Or.. Sept. 2 Yesterday I
ft.mnnn Mr Tv,r,or. . , -n , !
and two cubs near the Indian creek !
bridge at the edge of the city limits.
Mr. Johnson was working in the garden
when the stealthy animal came creep
ing up out of the canyon, followed by
the two cubs, and when Mr. Johnson
was dlscovere.1, they quickly repaired pllsn our Purpose sooner and more sat
to the weods. It Is thought the snlmals ' 's'actorlly through the Republican par
came down the Hood River canyon, then I ty- While I have disagreed with Presl
followed up the Indian creek canyon to j dent Taft on Bome important questions
the place where they were seen. Sev- and 8tl" disagree with him on certain
eral local nlmrods went out with dogs jatters. I never have had reason to
and guns in pursuit.
Two Concerns Incorporate
(8e'lal to The Journal.)
Hood River, Or., Sept.
Oregon and the Hood River laundry
have each Incorporated and their busi
ness will be extended. The laundry has
been recently enlarged so as to take
care of a large out-of-town trade. The
proprietors of the hotel contemplate ex
Light & Water Plant Rumored.
(Special to The Journal.) "N
Hood Rlvc-r, Or., Sept. 2. Tne hydro
electric light company that owns one
of the finest water power sites on
Hood river, is now preparing to Install
a new light and power plant. It is
said the company has made the purchase
of machinery and that work will begin
PRESIDENT 10 BREAK
U'nltrd Pi-na Ltaacd Wlr. )
Ban Francisco, Sept. 2. The first
clod of earth marking the actual be
ginning of work on the Panama-Pacific
exposition will bo turned In the Golden
Gate Park stadium by President Taft,
October 14. This was the decision ar
rived at -by the board of directors at
a meeting held today. The choice of
the spot met with unanimous approval
and it was further decided that a grand
illumination and carnival be held In
the evening in celebration of the everft.
The tentative program for the ground
breaking ceremonies was completed to
day and telegraphed to President Taft
for his approval. When the presi
dent's reply Is received the program
will be made public. The directors also
decided to go to the state Jlne on the
evening of October 13 and extend a
welcome to the head of the nation. The
state-commission, and Governor John
son will be asked to Join the party.
APPROVED BY UNIONISTS
Ban Francisco, 'Sept. 2. Ths Sr.n
Francisco labor council,, the central
body ' of trade unionism, representing
65,000 workers In all lines of Industry
here, today has given unanimous en
dorsement to the proposed government
development of Alaskan coal lands.
. In a resolution adopted the council
urges President Taft and congress to
establish a commission to handle the
project. It is urged that the govern
ment itself through the commission to
mine the people's coal, build its own
railroad, transport the coal to tidewater
and carry the product ' in government
colliers to Pacific ports, "there to be
so)d to the people at cost Copies of
the resolution will be forwarded to
President Taft. Secretary .Fisher . and
California' teprcsentatlvoj In congress.
EARTH FOR FAIR OCT
" (Sperlnl to The Journal.)
Forest Grove, Or., Sept. 2. The Span
ish don who has long been In a dark,
damp prison cell and who has a beau
tiful young daughter whom he wishes to
put under the care of some benevolent
American, offering to share a large for
tune with the man who will give a
lather's love and care to his daughter
until she reaches her majority, has again
made his appeal to a resident of Forest
Grove. John Strlhlch, a wagonmaker of
tWn city, being the fourth man here to
receive a letter from the Spanish
The writer of the letter to Mr. Strlblch
signs his mime as Alexander Wolkoff,
nnd says ha Is In the prison of Madrid,
Spain, lis Mates that he secured Mr.
Strlbich's name from - his (the don's)
mother, a relative of the. Forest Grove
man. Ha claims to have been a banker
in Russia at one time and to be heir to
a fortune which may be obtained by
seizing a certain piece of baggage. In
his letter the Spaniard' makes the fol
lowing appeal: "I beseech, you to help
me to obtain a sum of 1240.000 I have
in America, and to take care of my '
daughter by a reward of the. one third
part of said sum and the Interest of
the" whole stock during her minority, it
being your duty to advance the neces
sary funds to acquire my baggage
"As I am In prison. It is prohibited
me to receive public correspondence, but
you will send telegram signed with your
full name (not letter) to the servant
name of my protector who will deliver
it to me Just received to know If you
received this letter and Instruct me in
all my secret."
Letters of this character have been
received by Messrs. Goff, Will Weltzel
and Ed,Boos of this city, but as yet
the don has received no offers by
Forest Grove people to care for his for
tune and his beautiful daughter.
HIMSELF FOR TAFT
California Insurgent Senator
Has Fears However for
(United Press Leased Wire.)
Los Angeles Cal., Sept. 2. The pro
gressive element of the Republican par
ty in southern Calffornla received a jolt
today when United States Senator John
I). Works, Insurgent Republican, pre-
port or nis position senator vvorKS said:
"While I should prefer to see the
Republican nomination go to Senator
1 a 17'nllA,a T an. ..J . 1 . n t
XT T.Vt'. - T" " "em-
dent Taft 8 renomination is fore-or-
dal ned. If insurgency is to accomplish
l!e reforms it advocates, it must do so
through the Republican party. There
are those who believe it will serve the
purpose to defeat President Taft by the
election of a Democrat next year. I
prefer to believe that we can accom-
uuuui nits mmi'my jji uis cunvicuons or
"When he Is renominated I shall sup
port him, because I believe Insurgency
n RCCOnlPllsn more through Repub-
I ii..iii viiLi'(jr men iiuuuKU ttiiy umer
i means. Senator La Follette Is a great
man and would make a great president,
but I do not believe that he can secure
"Of course If It comes to a showdown
between La Follette and Taft and I
should participate In the fight for Cali
fornia's delegation, I should urge a vote
of protest against the present executive.-
' Ifut I urn quite sure it will be
little more than a vote of protest the
alignment An already so drawn that
Taft's nomination seems Inevitable."
FOR MRS. REAMS' DEATH
(Special to The Journal.)
Walla Walla, Wash., Sept. 2. Dr.
John A. Hamilton stands accused of the
death of Mrs. Delia Reams, as a re
sult of an Illegal operation performed
here Saturday. The coroner's Jury this
morning found him responsible.
The woman, the wife of a farmer,
went to the Alice Prather institute and
was told she could not live a week un
less Bhe had an operation. She died
the next day. Officials became sus
picious and exhumed the body. A post
mortem examination showed her to have
been in excellent health. In performing
the oporatlon, Hamilton made fearful
injuries, according to testimony this
morning. Both Hamilton and Mrs.
Prather, Who operates the sanitarium,
are under arrest. The latter has se
cured ball but Hamilton is still In Jail.
0 SHADES OF BACCHUS!
HOUSE BILL NO. 104 A
WATER CUP RECEPTACLE
(Salem Rureaa of The Journal.)
8alem, Or., Sept. 2. "House biy
No. 104" will probably be resur
rected owin? to the enforoe
ment of the law promulgated by
the state boaid of health o gainst
public drinking cups. For the
past half dozen sessions of legis
lature the announcement "Going
out to consiler house bill No.
104," has been understood to
mean going out to the old liquor
sideboard. ' For the past year the
clumsy piece of furniture has
been setting in the Janitor's of
fice accumulating dust. Now
that every on must furnish his
pwn drinking cup, a place to
keep these cups Is needed and
many are talking of resurrect
ing "House Bill No. 104" aa a
means of accommodating these
4 . I i rv . 5 ijFT , Mill
;,v!vJJ" I Urn i'h J - i i )i
te3j iff 1 . 1
(Special to The Journal.)
Medford, Or., Sept. 2.The First Na
tional bank building being erected in
this city at a cost of $60,000 is fast
nearing completion. Wnen finished it
wllf be the most handsome, bank struc
ture In the southern portion of the state.
Its front is of white Bedford rock, while
its Interior will be fitted with" marble
IN SBNE AND TAGUS
(United Pra iMnri w.re.)
Paris, Sept. 2. Superstitious persons
are alarmed by the simultaneous appear
ance near Paris and at Lisbon of the
so-called "speaking stones," rocks In
the river beds of tJje Seine and Tagus
which only come la sight during a se
vere drought and which, legend says.
Indicate future heat and drought to
come, with death and disease in their
The French stone has chiseled upon
its .drorface the wordsr -"Whoever sees
me shall weep, for the world has wept
whenever I was seen." The stone was
last , noticed,. In 18T0. , -
The Lisbon stone was last observed
in 1765, when an earthquake destroyed
the city, and since then only once for a
short time In 1S72. It bears the inscrip
tion: "Whoever sees me knows that I
WEALTHY STEEL MAN
ENDS TROUBLED LIFE
(Unlttd Praas Leased Wire.)
New York, Sept. 2. Broken health
and a fear that his Impending mar
riage would prove unhappy today Im
pelled Daniel Garrison, Jr., a member
of a rich St. Louis family, and vice
president of the Corrugated Steel Bar
company, to commit suicide in hia
apartments at the Waldorf Astoria ho
tel, here. A photograph of his fiancee,
Mary Williams of New York, and a let
ter explaining his reasons for killing
himself were found near the corpse.
INDIAN UNDER ARREST "
BELIEVED LAST OF RACE
(United Prpaa Leaned Wire.)
Oroville, Cal., 8ept. 2. Professor P.
T. Waterman, instructor In anthropol
ogy at the University of California,
has identified the Tndlan confined In
the county Jail here as a member of
the Southern Yano or Deer Creek tribe
and the last of his race. The Indian is
the only man in existence who speaks
the tongue of his tribe, but Waterman
managed to make himself understood
by talking In the language of the North
ern Yanos, despite the fact that the
two languages are widely separated.
Waterman hopes through this man
to learn something of the language,
customs and civilization of the practi
cally extinct tribe.
JAPANESE IS A SUICIDE
FOR LOVE OF WOMAN
(Special to The Journal.)
Walla Walla, Wae-h., Sept. 2. De
spodent because- his white sweetheart
threw him down for a white man,
Frank Yamamota, a Japanese, this
morning shot himself through the head,
dying instantly. He had spent most of
the night with Irene Mable, according
to the report made to the coroner, but
left about 4 o'clock thin morning, after
a quarrel. He returned later this morn
ing, after a futile effort to become rec
onciled, committed suicide in her house.
Yamamota was about 26 years of age,
a domestic servant. -The woman Is lit
tle known here but resides in the Jap
Policeman's Blow Kills Youth.
(United Prwa Leafd Wire.)
Visalia, Cal., Sept 2. Much IndignaJ
tlon is expressed here today, over the
killing of Harry Parker, a well known
young man, by Policeman White. Park
er was arrested last night: for intox
ication and in taking him into custody
White knocked him down. , The youth
threatened to kill the officer when he
got up, and while bein searched, In the
city Jail struck White. The officer
struck back and Parker fell, dying 10
minutes later from, a-fractured" skull.
Nine Balloons to Start.
-(United Praas. Lesard Wire.)
ft" anjiflu f'itv. Mo.. Rent. S. Nln bal
loons, representing the United States. 1
Germany .and France, are entered. In
the James Gordon Bennett internation
al balloon race starting from this, city
panellngr- Over 116,000 is to be ex
pended in interior decorations alone.
The First National bank is the first
institution In southern Oregon of its
kind to pass the million dollar mark.
Within three years its statement has in
creased from SSOO.OOO to $1,050,000. Wil
liam S. Crowell, well known in finan
cial circles .throughout the State, Is at
the head of the bank.
JOINT GRAVITY SYSTEM
(Speria! to The Journal.)
Chehalis, Wash., Sept. 2. Chehalis
business and professional men to the
number of 32 met Thursday night in the
city council room here and put ynder
way a plan to build a Joint gravity wa
ter system that Is to supply the two
places with water direct from the head
waters of the Newaukum river north
fork. J. E. Lease of Centralla vas
elected chairman and, G. R. Sibley of
Chelialli "secretary of "the joint com
mittee when a permanent organization
was effected. Tentative plans to build
a Joint pipe line and share the expense.
of same, right-of-way, etc., were agreed
on. A committee composed of Judge
A. K. Rice. O. J. Albers and W. H. Bpath
of Chehalis. J. H. Jahnke. and F. H.
Miller of Centralla was named to in
vestigate the legal phases of the mat
ter. Two other committees will be
named later, one to look Into the en
gineering features, the other the finan
cial, and J. E. Lease was selected in
the open meeting aa chairman of the
latter committee. An adjourned meet
ing will be held at Centralla Septem
Commission Form Foes Roused.
(Special to Tha Journal.)
Chehalis, Wash., Sept 2. More than
1600 Chehalis voters are now enrolled
for the city election September 23 when
the question of adopting the proposed
commission form qf government will be
submitted to a vote. Up to two days
ago there had been but little interest
in the election, and there seemed to be
a general feeling that the friends of the
plan to abolish the present form of city
government would have things all thoir
own way. Now, however, the opponents
of the plan have awakened and the pros
pect Indicates a warm contest.
Four Wrong Doers Sentenced.
(Special to. Tha Journal.
Chehalis, Wash., Sept. 2. Four pris
oners who had been awaiting trial in
the Lewis county Jail pleaded guilty be
fore Judge Bice and were sentenced as
follows: To Walla Walla penitentiary,
H. C. Cortcamp, a Centralla restaurant
man who attempted to attack a little
girl who had been working for him,
two years; James Donovan, who broke
a boxcar seal and sold merchandise on
tbe street in Chehalis, nine months to
two years; J. E. O'Donnell, who tried
to sell a bicycle he stole two weeks
ago, two years at Monroe reformatory;
G. E. Blucher, a chicken thief, 60 days
In the county jail.
1 The Ryan Inquest.
(United Preaa Leaaed Wire.)
Los Angeles, Sept. 2. Declaring that
the statements of their children cleaflfy
established the act that Dr. H. O. Ryan
killed hla wife and then committed sui
cide, Coroner Hartwell decided this aft
ernoon that an inquest was unnecessary
and Issued death certificates In accord
ance with his belief. --
C. D. and Rldgeway Ryan, sons of
the dead couple, will leave tonight with
the bodies for Springfield, 111., former
home of the Ryans.
Former Senator Will?, Dead. ,
(United Preas Leaaed Wire.)
Corslcana, Texas, Sept, 2. Roger Q.
Ullls, former United States , senator
from Texas, and for many years one of
the most prominent Democrats In the
country, died here today after a long
Illness. . -
TOWNS TO HAVE
Ellenspurg, Wash., Women Acquire
Perquisites of the American Voter
Manager ol! Water Company,- Who
on Auto and
X (Special to The Journal. :
" Ellensburg, Wash., ' Sept, 8.--EUens-burg
women first Jearnod ths privileges
and perquisites of the great American
voter Thursday afternoons, when 20
prominent club women and; society
women of the clti Jere guests of J D.
Matthews, nianagerf the Ellensburg;
Water 8upifly company In a 30.-mil
auto ride and a plcnic,plnk tea party
In tha woods along Wilson creek. ; Five
automobiles loaded w,lth ' fair i voters
left town at once and first heaed for
the Dunsworth ranch where the water
-- ' - . (Special to "Cbm Journal.Vr -f -M. .., '..4
Monmouth, Or., Sept. I. On Beptem
ber H the Oregon ' State normal at
Monmouth will open Its doors to a
throng of students from all . parts of
the state. A large and efficient fac
ulty has been procured, many of whom
have been here . all summer, outlining
and preparing their work. The old nor
mal building has been thoroughly reno
vated. new apparatus Installed ' and
everything put In readiness for work. A'
number of students have already ar
rived, others are expected daily. Pros
pects are bright for a large attendance
and everything is belnir done for the
convenience of the students.. The towns
people, ever ready to help the '.normal.
will be prepared to take care of students
at nominal prices. ' On September 19,
a reception will be tendered the new
students, alumni and friends of the old
normal are expected to gather to make .
the reopening of the old O. S. N. a mem
(United Press Leased Wlra.t
Squantum Aviation Field, . Boston,
Sept 3. Aviator Joseph Cummlngs
dropped into Dorchester Bay today from
a height of more than 600 feet but was
not seriously hurt. That the blrdman
was not killed is considered almost
Cummlngs' escape was the narrow
est any aviator could expect to have.
Had he been flying over land instead
of water death would have been vlrtu-
He was flying at a fast clip when
cylinder head on his engine, blew out.
The monoplane dropped 'to the watw,
the tall striking and the machine turn
ing completely over. Cummlngs extri
cated himself from the wreckage be
fore It Bank. The crew of the revenue
cutter Qresham picked him up.
Eugene Ely. the western aviator
whose safety caused some alarm here
yesterday afternoon, Js safe today. When
Lincoln BeaefceyTeeeted -Ely's --ltoai--r
pearance the latter had landed to. fix
his motor and had not fallen into the
water. Unhurt, Kly returned here last
GERVAIS FARMER, 65,
'51 PIONEER, DEAD
(Special to The Journal.)
Oervais, Or., Sept. 2. John P. Smith,
an old time resident and prosperous
farmer of Gervals, dropped dead at his
home one mile south of Gervuls yester
day morning. Mr.. Smith had not been
well, but at no time had ,hjs condition
hnnn considered serious, as he had been
able at all times to see to the managing"
of his 400 acre farm. Mr. Smith whs
68 years old, having been born in Mis
souri In 1843, and crossed the plains
In 1851. He leaves a widow, two sons
and three daughters, all of Gervals;
two sisters, Mrs. M. J. Manning of Qcr
vals and Mrs. P.. J. Pefiy of Meridian,
Idaho; a brother, M. C. Smith of Boise,
and a half brother, George W. Simp
son of Weston, Or. Funeral services
will be held from the home, one mile
south of Gervals, Sunday.
SENATOR PENROSE SIDES
WITH REFORM ELEMENT
(I'nlted Press Leeaed Wire.)
Philadelphia, Sept 2. United States
Senator Boles Penrose caused a decided
sensation here today by lining up with
the reform element and declaring that
the city administration . needed investi
gation. As a result of Penrose's attitude the
Democrats are predicting a new align
ment between city and state politics.
Mayor Reyburn's friends denounce the
senator bitterly and promise to oust
hint from his position as Republican
boss of the state.
DILUNG'S FRIENDS AND
FOES STILL AT WORK
(United Prem Ueaso Wlra.i
Seattle, Wash., Sept. 2. Under a rul
ing made by Corporation Counsel Scott
Calhoun, supplemental petitions seeking
ths recall of Mayor George W. D. Din
ing may be filed with the city clerk at
any time before September 8. The "re
callers" and "antl-recallers" are en
gaged In a hot campaign 4o secure names
for the petition and withdraw names
from It, respectively.
RAILWAY IS PROPOSED
(Balem Bureau of Tbe Josrnal.) ,
Salem, Or., Sept. 2. For the purpose
of building a railroad from Marshfleld
to Sunset Bay via Empire and North
Bend, -the Terminal , Railway company
filed articles of Incorporation with the
secretary of state today. The capital
stock of the company is $200,000. The
Incorporators are J, W. Bennett. W. S.
Chandler, . J. H. Flanagan and Arno
$8 McNamara Fund Missing.
Medford, Or., Sept. 2. There Is (80.80
of the McNamara defense fund which
will never be used for that rturpose,
unless A. H. Gray, secretary of the
local cooks' and waiters' union. Is found.
He has not been seen since Monday.
Gray left his books in a very muddled
condition and left no trace of the ISO
raised by loyal unionists for the defense
of the men charged with the dynamit
ing of the Los Angeles Times.
Wants Their Votes, Takes Twenty,
Pink Tea Party.
company Is constructing a nn nttn ,
Ion concrete reservoir and settling
tanks. The automobiles parsed khe pipe
laying; crew three miles above the reser.
Voir and saw tha ditch diggers a half
mile beyond and were then taken to
the mouth of tha Kanum where a con
crete dam is t6 be V't and filters and
screens put In. On the return trip the
women were taken to the mess s tent
and wers served , with, lemonade, tea, .',
wafers and fruit, '- , : . 'r
The trip was made1 to Influenea tha '
women to vote against municipal water
bonds next Tuesday. , . .