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1 THE OREGCII DAILY
xLai.d, tui::da evening.
CLO ID Mil-
EQUOR COUNCM KOONTZlf
Claims They; Smashed Easily
When They Struck Vessel's
Side; One HadHoie tn.lt.
(United Prof Leaned Wlr-e.J
; Havre, France, Oct 14.- With 4i sur
vivors from the lost steamship Volturna
. on board, the French liner X. Touraine
arrived hers today. v" ' 1
Of, the 12, 10 were fatherless and
motherless bablea less than a year old.
their parent lout in the disaster.. Women
passengers on ha. Touraine had trans
formed the first cabin into a nursery
for the little ones. It was believed all
would be adopted immediately,, several
by passengers orf the French Jiner.
' La Touraine got mere than Its'share
of the very young? among; the Volturno'a
survivors. V The first lifeboat It sent to
. the burning; . vessel brought back .seven
Infants. Six; tot them were crying, but
one, a boy, naked except for su blanket
in which one of the sailors hadwrapped
him, was sleeping peacefully, - tV ,v ',V
.. .-' . , lifeboats War fcldVVY?:' C
"The Volturno had only nine lifeboats,
so far as, I could see," said Frederick
Hadke, a German soldier, Hwho, ' wa
among; the passengers on La' Touraine,
j "ana they .were old and rotten. ' They
broke like csrgshells whon thy struck
the sides of the rolling steamship. They
, "One boat I saw lowered had a hole In
its bottom. It sank immediately and all
of its occupants were drowned,
"It was reported that two boats got
away, but I didn't see them. I did see
. four; smashed. They were all lowered
with difficulty for their ' tackle was
tana-led. .The Volturno'a crew: seemed
to know little about handling thera.".
"La Touraine ran close enough to. tb
Volturno .for 'us to see the fear, dis
torted faces of the women and children
on the burning; boars after idee, said
A. J. Norton... .Denver arcnuecv.wna
was also a passenger on La Touraine.
; rrencH Bailor Heroin. , '.,
"Captain Caussin of our liner ordered
the boats lowered at once and aunougn
the sea was so rough that they could
not get close to the Volturno Thursday
night, the French sailors Insisted on
remaining in them until daylight at
the risk of their lives. They did not
. reach the Uranium ship until dawn but
I believe our boats, were the first which
did reach It.
: "I have been told that soma of the
. Volturno'a cabin passengers insisted on
being rescued ahead of those in the
steerage and ' fought the latter back
when Captain Inch ordered the boats
lowered. If so, they paid for it with
their lives,' for all who got aboard the
Volturno'a boats were" drowned, while
those who waited were saved.".' ,
Denies Any Fanlo. ' ;!'V
I R. Magowsky, a sailor f rom the Vol'
. turno, who was among the survivors
; brought in by La Touraine, bitterly re
; sented the stories , of the crew's. cow-
; ardfee. :,- ,--'..,. ' --v,.l'J.'s;-.
"There was tbo panicjP ha asserted.
1 "and Captain Inch had to drive nobody
, bade , with bis pistol, because none of
. the crew tried to leave bis post. Every
' body fought the fire, we stayed below
as long as anyone could.
- "gee " .::,..-
' And he pointed to his singed hair and
: eye-brows, to his blistered hands and
. face and scorched shoes,
" ' "Not a man quit." be continued. "No
one thought of food. Of. -course , we
stopped when -.the engines stopped for
then we had no. way of pumping more
.;. water, ' i' " . . ;,. H. v
- names spread Quickly. ' ;
,', "I was scrubbing the deck amidships
-when the fire broke out. The ship's boy
came' racing along the deck, yelling,
. .'Fire!' It was the first knowledge1 any
one had of . 1L The flames spread eo
last that. In a minute they were shoot
; Ing high In tha air. '- . '
"The fact that the women and Chil
dren were tha last to be saved does not
; prove that the crew or the .men pas
i aengers were- cowards. . The explanation
: is that many, of the nlen took the risk
j of jumping overboard Thursday night,
i The women and children stayed with
j the ship. Of those who Jumped over
! board many were drowned." f-V'
; . "I saw no confusion, no trouble arid
; no panic,", said Hendrlclc Mennema, the
; Vol turno's second cook, who also ar
; irived on La Touraine,. "though there
was much' crying among tha women and
I children. I did not see Captain Inch
' draw n pistol... either, and think some
. one made up that story-1 In fact, none
. of th crew thought of the danger until
( after the engines bad to be abandoned.
. . Ton Boats Smashed.
1 "The first officer, wan In charge of
I the first boat lowered. After four boats
, had' been smashed the , captain gave
orders for no more to be lowered. Ho
1 reassured tha passengers, saying the
i Caxmnnla was (amina k, ..-,u i.
frrlved could control the fire, . a
I j "Once the stewards stopped fighting
V"' i uuujo io serve corree and
lf aandwlohea to the passengers, with
. mUk for the babies. Doeg that look as
. lr they were cowardly or cruel? All
who wer drowned, died as a veeult of
their own haate. -..'W-U , . .7
? iiU.tn n,p which cam to help
i I think the Narraganaett dum
CityiHasSliJA Funds 'With
f f Which; to '.Defray the
The JDallee, Or Oct, 14.-Whether or
not TtuTPallee will vote on tha liquor
question at tha coming election Is ,a
question of Interest, Hecently tho ques
tion arose as to ; whether (be city or
county should ponduct the election and
pay the expense incurred...' A decision
f rom i Attorney General Crawford di
rected that It should be conducted un.
der the authority of tho city.
At a recent session or the council the
subject was discussed and the members
decided to lay the question pn tho table
lor the time, xna council hesitated to
vote in favor of the election aa at pres
ent me cuy i anon oi lunaa. . The re
turns from the sale of tho paving bonds
are not available yet, and the city can
not oMigate itseii Beyond certain fig,
urea, c A iv ' V-'T.
Another probable obstacle In the war
of the election, should the city favor
the vote, will be injunction proceeding
which may prevent the vote being tak
en this year.-' ; ........ -
i President t31?eg Boy; g Wheel;
Washington, Oct. K.Robert Craw
ford, messenger boy, recently struck b
President Wilson's automobile, received
a new bicycle, the president's gift,. In
place of the one smashed In the accident.
OF THE DALLES IS DEAD
Second - ..Time'. Within Week
That ; Municipal Official ;
-: ; Has Been. Summoned. '
" K'rifri (?(cii; to' The. foiriml.) , - , ,
The Dalles. Ov OciUllfc-ForJhe seo-
ond i time - within a'- week, death :haa
taken a Member of Tha Dalles city coun
cil. J. W.iKoonti died at his home hero
last night after a brief illness from
Bright s disease. Mr. Koonts was active
ly engaged In his business affairs until
rnaay nignt. j. a. uoutnit. amo n
member of the counoll, ' died ; suddenly
last week.--i.vY,-'-'-ib-.-:;. h-:'' -1 ".;?,,", ,-
Joel Wilson Koonts was 19 years old.
and had been, a resident of this section
for 88 years.- For six years be held tha
office of county assessor and at time
ot , his death was serving bis second
term- as councilman. - :
Mr. Koonts is survived by a wife, two
brothers, Verne of Portland and E. P.
of The ..Dalles; : a sister, Mrs. William
McHaley of The. Dalles; one son, George
E. Koonts, of Seattle, and four daugh
ters. Mrs. II. K.i Ebrnsam. Mrs. J. rl
Chambers, Misses Bertha, and Florence
Of this city. " . ; ,;..y
The funeral will bs held; from -the
family residence at 1 o'clock tomorrow.
'- Python Is CnptumL "
Albambra. Cal- Oct. 14. A deoutatlon
of business men captured tho python
which escaped three- months ago from
a side show and took refuge beneath a
Washington 1 Association Plans
' Instructive and Entertaining !
' Session ;at'Walla Wallas
;;.''v.;y ';?.-. '.' , ... ... .,!"!..'-:.-;,:'"S'
f Wal la;; Walla, "Waah.. s Oct. J 4.The
program for the annual meeting of tho
Washington Horticultural r; association,
whtch-wlll b held In Walla Walla, De
cember il 7. it and. 19, is being prepared
by I Mf Brown, secretary of the asso
ciation., Those who already have prom
ised to.' speak before the- association
and the- subjects chosen by them are;
C. tu Bmlth, agriculturist, , O.-W. JR. A
N., . "The Second Chapter of the Cow.
me nog ana me urcnara; ur. ira-1.
Cardiff,' director' state experiment sta
tion. Pullman, "Legislation;': Professor
O. M. ' Morris, horticulturist, ' Washing,
ton t. State ' college, ; "Orchard Cover
Crops;" Professor W, B5. Ellis, etomolo-
gtst, Washington state college, "The Alfalfa-Weevil;"
Professor John O. Hall,
plant-pathologist, Washington State col
lege, ''How: to Recognize Common Plant
Diseases:'" Paul It. Jones. San Fran
cisco; ."Oil Spray and Its Results;'' Pro
fessor V V.r' Westgate. Washington
State college, "Truck , Gardening and
Ornamental- Tree Cultivation." .
Mayor A. J.J Glllis will welcome tho
sssociation and president E. C. Burlln
game will deliver the president's annual
l'nan Shi Kai's Assailant Ueheile4.
Peking, Oct, n.Chief Chen of the
mounted police was beheaded for com
plicity in a plot to assassinate Presi
dent Yuan Shi KaL '. :-i-r-.- '.:' -
Deeds "Made Prior to Death
';. and . .Recorded ; After- .
ward Discovered. V;:
speeds to property in two estates made
PrJPItoeath and recorded afterward
have boon unearthed by Deputy County
Clerk Dr Martini and will be reported
to Stats Treasurer Kay. 'According to
the inheritance tax law, property deeded
under these circumstances. In anticipa
tion of deeth and for tho benefit of the
grantee after the death of the grantor.
One deed was made out by Herman
Wittenberg. On May 3 a. 1903, conveying
the block at Union and. Holiaday- ave
nues to his wife, Allco M. Wittenberg.
January 17, 1913, he died and five day
later tho deed was recorded. The prop
erty was the .home of Mr. Wittenberg
and Is assesssd at 134,900.: It Is con
sidered to be worth considerable more.
The other deed was made out by William-
Sheeny April J, 1909, granting. a
lot In Willamette addition to East Port
land to his son, William J, Sheehy. The
alder Sheehy died July 1, 1918. and two
days later the deed was recorded. The
property Is assessed at 1380. - - -
As tho 'Wittenberg estate is valued u
98,250.6 without tho 'property In
question, and the Sheehy estate Is sp
praised t 169.141.25. under tho same
circumstances, exemptions have already
been allowed in each estate. Should the
property in question be declared subject
to taxation i I per cent tax for what
ever the appraised valuo should ba will
-US I think tbi Nirnnnutt A
tho most credit, because tt f.,mi.k IZ.
oil which soiled the waves and ! m.d. n
I possible for tho lifeboats to reach us."
) r J?n,n w bed when he arrived
, and was taken to a hospital on shore!
S-iwWS U "-trikin, the
slds of tha Volturno while lowering
..w Mtw uieuuaia of a rope.
MAN COMMITS SUICIDE
; .WHEN WIFE LEAVES HIM
vh hJ,'wi' not
... mmuuu juirun last nlshi
went to the subia and committed sul
, V t3LUUnr crx cii Th, act
l " name or nis brother-in-law.
U flhanasSee, J810 East Slxty..v.
enin street soutbeaet i
If"" ty her
. - -. ui: estrangement b.
tweenberself d husband.? MartTu
made attempts to have her retur&MLast
- evening be called to make a final
but-the wlf. j-af u..a "Vl u2i l?lt?
"0 went to tt.'.t&IiK
rear of the home, swallowed a T..
quenUty of acl4 and w.Tfould dead ?
Dr. Lockwood of aooft East Slxtyifth
; Railroad Boosts AppJes. V v
The Northern Pacific railroad im m.
1 aik. oontainlng recipes showing r?
.Afferent ways preparing TpDlef tfr
he table. An InKodSetor
l r J. A.- Huslki tells, of the aw Z la s
food and other artless auppU.J"b!
J. II. Kellogg of BaUie Creek. MlchJnl
i; II. $hp4 of Hood River. - d
Double Gold Bond Trading Stamps Tomorrb iv on 5th Floor
Anniial Glove Sale i Nov in; Progress All Glove
$1.50 Gloves at 50c
All-Bay Sals of Mender Gloves
a feature tomorrow of tho An
nual Qlovs Sale, many qualities
and ; klnds.-nr - two clasp, kid,
Doeskin and Lambskin Gloves,
black and colors, all slses, val
ues -to, 11.60 the pair.
choice at small price of OUC
till I 'I Jl'-i- t.0A
5 V Vl'.Wi -M
erred from 11 A. X, to 4)30 P. M,
onp Coneomipe. Vegetable, 6c,
rua muuo Haimon, , Tartar
Apple Sauoe. ISO. galaas Sal
mon. so Potato, sot Fruit, lOe.
" him ...
tables - Ctulft lower, Lima
Beans, Potatoes. Baked .Beans.
flo An enjoyable luncheon.
en i .
t'mt 8i.,'!,'"l valua
uerg would be taJ
. y 3.0. .
FAr.;;za of rornur.D
i:jjyr.ED at spokawe
V' h.. Oct. 14. Mark A.
f n tialnter: S. whit arrived
fauriJay from Portland was badly Injured
with Jl!s Llizabeth Curry and C E.
Stevens about midnight when an auto-
iuuuiiq m which the trio was descend
ing a, sterp Mil, crashed into a street
car, aemoiiMhlng the machine and burl
ing them throiiKh the wlnd-shieldl irr.
mer has a broken leg and several cuts.
Miss Curry has a broken law and ut.
and .Stevens reeelved deep gashes on his
wo ana internal injuries. Miss Curry
is In dangerous condition. Stevens was
unoonscious two :ymx,j-.
'' ; : WW Ship Ore br RaU. ,'
The Oregon Trunk railroad has sent
an ore ear into tha miti. mumw m
Central Oregon to haul out an acoumu-
latea ceposit or gold quarts sent Into
Redmond from the- plaoer mines along
the i Ochoco river. TWs Is rather unlqu,
In the annals of that raaion. an ..m
to be the result of assays made at the
InsUnca of Bait Lake City capitalist,
who have found the "color"
J1! as 1700 per .ton and down to $S0.
men say tms ore was hauled by
team 30 miles. - .. ..,,..1
iTilE SEX f -
Dr.' -Riddle of . Carnegie
tute Finds .Spring L
.. Eggs Hatch M
;. 'Vv..- -. ; ...:'-.: ,
-i" lUniteo .Press .iMMd Wire.) u
Chicago, ' Oct. 14.-That Sex ; may
hlnga.on a matter of seasons and that
it may be possible to determine the ex
of a child in advance by the aid of a
calendar and a few simple . sclentlflo
facts, was the startling declaration here .
today of Dr. Oscar Riddle of the Car-
pegie Instltuce. . . : ,'..., '',";.
"This has occurred to me." t:n Pr-
Rlddle. ?as a result of axperlmsnOi with
pigeons. I have learned from these ex
periments ..that the sex of birds pro
duced from . various eggs ' could bo de-.
termined In advance. ' v: .':.'"-"
"My experiments showed that tgg
laid in the spring and early summer
when the parents were In the height of
vigor Invariably produced males. It Is
Impossible to say yet whether tho sex
of human progeny may bo similarly eon-
I : U .' '
Agtin we offer
1 a - splendid coj
, lection of , real
natural H a ir
:, Switches this
. time for f the
one day only
36 inches ong,
made in 3 sep
ou nee wtight,
straight or- wa
vy, blonde, bru
and brown all shades a per
fect match guaranteed. Hair
.Switches that are unmatched
elsewhere, ' regularly at less
than $12.50. ; To- Qf PQ
morrow at ,. $u of a7
Positively , bo - more at ' thia
price after tomorrow, . - "
mm it v v , a
I I- Illl-S E - i-V
For tomorrow, an all-day sale of 50 women's new,
up-to-date well tailored Coats,1 6f black eloth; black
; caracul- and- fancy mixtures,', grays, , browns and
navies. One ; is a gray mixture in Cutaway, ' low
behed effectrwith cuffs and belt trimmed in bright
green.' A very special, value at the price CQ QQ
quoted for tomorrow' selling .,..:..,. vieiO
500 SKirt Waists
Values to $2.98 at
- A -remarkable' alUday gale' of ' 500 Shirtwaists of
umiy wuitc marquisettes ana voue. . csome. arev lace
primmed, others have Irish crochet cojllars and oth
ers are: in plain tailored effects. A great variety to
choose from. . Regular values t up to $2.98. H(in
Your'choice tomqrrow at .',; 5C
Rancc:ls at Ql
All RegularTv$lJ Values fjora
42 to;,.2 Pa M. tomorrpw 2
houra :n!y-igreat aale of 250
Meh'al 'Suits, Overcoats' v. and
aincpata, all new Fall atylei,'
in ' medium and heavy .weight
A. splendid variety o patterns
and colorings; well made, dur
BbJe. desirable garments. Regular-$15.00
values., All sizes.
For, these; 2 hours QQ QK
priced at 07OtJ
Boys' Rain Capes
02.25 Value 0 1.69
Boys good heavy blacks rubber
Rata Gapes, 12. 2 as in
vaJs.. for the a hours 0 1.07
1 From 10 to j 1 A7mT 1 From 12 to 2 P. f j. From 3 to 4 V. 1,1 (1 From 4 to 6 PE
' j Men' 7Sc Nigli't Shlrta 49c 12 V8c Ginghalrha, at 7V8c . . ; .
A 1 rrom la to a a, at on tne rifth From a to 4 v. :UJ on the rati, , Jsii7'sL
- CiJ -W ' 1 - ,1'loos 600 Men's Outing Flannel oo u tbo.Wanted Obeoks, ; f JUJ
' ffJL I : v OX Wlgbtsblrtg of warm fleecy qual- -erlpes' and Plaids la J a b 1 s ' ' r - - --1
. "Nt'l iV. Hy ood w's:ht. full and roomy. Staple Quality Dress Ginghams, v 4f , t ,
1 O - .tT - v. 1 flat or military, oollars, striped.; regular 12 Ml c -values, on i IV , 1 - ' m v r
I I a"-1 ',Jll' medium and dark colors, a , sale this hour at, a yard ' f -VvC ' ' I frvV" SsY J". Ill
' I Ve ' T J I I5V values, on sale at only 45IC en. t.M. CM - r n Il9 ,-- Ctrfj 1 k
Q ' A f I ioil- 1 t?ti 50c Tabid Silver for10c !A5 . - m II
I y , "- yrom it to a P. as. on the Tiftn ;oo looo Pl.ees o porwi' , i '
XG KS" rTStil8O0Ta?4sf TlgmtedSd ;blJW.nplnd VT it 6
1 JsO-r" i noral Dress Flannels. fieeced"a I'. T taI i2dI),BMrt. - ' W '
- V. V the under side, fine for house Spoons;-, also Salt tndPe por' . S v
. . v-rV '"r.V:-, ;dresseay kimonos and children's Sh?kerJ. V,d lyL"ai: 11V . . . . Ui.---. ' . '
$1.06 Pre.. Cooda at 19c ;0V Zlsi Sweater,. 69c
ZZlttn&SS?. 7Sc Fabric Glove.; 25c lJ5l
WAgjr,Wdn- ?.j?;aMv ttfJ&m)-
foTtKis hour at c-W. yar4;I9c jLhWTiV!.S! 5c Toilet 5oap, Now at 3c 10c Dozen Postcards at 5c
50c Embroideriea, ISc Yd. nnW.h '25c , -
terns, values to oo yoat 15c ; 10c Muslin, Now at 6'c $1.25 Houae Slippers, 93c !ocl ae?' s i7 to JI
From 1 1 ttv 1 2 A2f M IT2 WW Boy' ni Top Bt. $2.29
8c Comfort fCaliCo,!4c fa f fnWSonrtlV & 98d f
''SS&ZVX c Jelry, Now at 10c 35c Chem aea Now 15 5o
Floor 3O0O. Tarda of OaUooes in From to 8 ac. on the Fiftn k ' " T loW price, the pair i)5.Z9
mufroomforT1 HTB - o th. palr
7&r4l& ShBiM PJ&'W Men's 20c Socka at 1214c
25c Cotton BattW at 16c aVMr15c
!iH .SOXuStretcher, JS 3ffi&:
35c Ribbon Remnants 5c a. r?ftffi 7!?l?$$ $2.SQ DeJ Comforta $1.63
From 11 to la A. at. on tbe Tlfti" hour on sale special only VOC ,, hour pffered at only, eaoh lUC Front 4 to ' . at on the Fiftn
f.7ToSwBoaU". 'oil 15c poUiea Only 5c Each ,$1.25 Baakets, Now;79c ?inedh.t'dwn1?e4 ttXi
s-Sc ssjur.-;sa ipaSrae
25c Ribbon, at 10c Yard :-&&Si1 . nj & VaiVit Vila $1.69
From 11 to ia A. lc'-r Also a ' - tor this hour, ea. OC lith.,.Ta,UMu op i 1,5 rO ldc Initial HMlcerchief a 4c
Oreat saU of Twi liTn tl 9 . M f at this one hour for, each VSJC ,c. "1Ilal " "tercniera HO
V.? f.1,"-'.1.000 l.xo ttandbaga, Now 53c 25c : Braid - Pina at "10c From to f. and
AUKUkJ"!f'J fur rrom a, to 3 P. M-J..ath.r.,V.U ' a a ' " Children's Initial JtaOi.K.hi.rs;
inches wide, dark colors, in beau- vet and Silk HMaw. HitA In1 i . tTent 3. F. JW. On tue FiftU good quality of fin. hemstitched
tif ul patterns, a grade that n"; pTre" Vl sl.eWaTarTd 5fO lZZ.? TtT pf-ei?11 bordrs.. emWderel IrtlTla all
.all, regularly at So yard IQcJ golors? valu'e. to Vl".' 53c 'aV.SMif tTe'r lopro?
ZZZZZZr : l".,-- k .:: 1
. ONSAf F.
Wednesday . Q
FIFTY DOZEN FANCY
FANCY WINGS - -
AlsnUe 'EffecU anH Large
Win-, Worth 75c, $1.00,
$1.50, $2.00 anH $2Q,
One oftliese Feathers Is all you need to trim your liat.
Don't fail to take advantage of this sale, as these Feath
ers jare the most wonderful value?.fMrpr "nfrH- y T
SPECIAL FOR WEDNESDAY
r GO ON
rT tTCTJ CUIM!( vnrv tmw
: v a , mm. m - '
Couptleft styles to choose from; 'every wanted Q AV
cotor.'Hats in.this lot worth ud toS5: cHnift (lVt
v , Baginninr of, Portlands. Jew. Railroad Row'
C 1" V.ON No VElilBER FIRST
i-.- ;' TUP f
dly Ticliet diiicc
'. " OP THE . v . .
'due t(e lMfi
v.iHin. i P.e alt- isiM-
'. . - Will Move to
348 WASHINGTON ST.
MORGAN BUILDING '
v BETWEEN BROADWAY AND PARK STS.
H. Dickson, City Passenger and Ticket Agent
TelephonesMarshall 3071 , A-228G
ncAD m Sunday mmm
Lrrcst end Ccst fr-y Pepr to Orcci Ccr:!