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VOL, XI. NO. 31.
PORTLAND, OREGON, SUNDAY- MORNING, OCTOBER 25, 1914.
RAN 567 DAYS
Senate and House Adjourns
Sine Die Yesterday After
noon After Meeting Con
tinuously Since April, 1913
GIVE UP THEIR EFFORTS
Next Session to Begin De
cember 7 Next, and to
Run Until March 4.
Cong-riss longest Session.
Flrat (extra) session, sixty-
third congress began April 17,
1913. Second session. Into
which first lapsed, began De-
cember 1, 1913. Second ad-
Journed October 24, 1914.
Number days practically con- 4
tinuoua, 667 the record.
(United Prods Leaned Wire.
Washington, Oct. 24.- Congress ad
journed sine die ,thls afternoon.
"Southern Democrats, blocked In at
tempting to secure cotton relief legis
lation by lack of a quorum In both
the senate and house, gave up their
filibuster and consented to adjourn
By moving the clock ahead, the sen
ate and house both "jumped" the ad
Journment hour for 4 o'clock. The
house adjourned at 3:21 and tna senate
six minutes later although "official-
ly" the end of the record breaking
session came at four.
All records for continuous sessions
were broken today. Congress has been
practically continuously in session
since April 7. 1913, 667 days. The
next regular "short session" begins
,Pecember 7 and ends March 4.
Early in the day any adjournment
agreement seemed hopeless. Repre
sentative Henry in the house and
Hoke Smith in the senate, held out
firmly, declaring that a number of
measures , should be passed for the
relief of tho cotton planters. They
declared their intention of demand
ing quorum if any attempt to ad
journ was mncie. The house lacked
over 100 of having a quorum, while
the senate lacked about 20.
Finally the proposal was made to
adjourn Monday at six o'clock. At
Hoke Smith's suggestion' a recess was
taken of about two hours to permit
-conferences. The house took the sarne
action, whereupon the cotton filibus
tered heldfA conference.
Finding themselves in such small
mlrtdrity, Hoke Smith and Henry gave
In and agreed to the adjournment
The end of the session in the hoifte
found less than 100 of the 435 mem
bers In Washington. The abandon
ment of the Henry filibuster was part
ly due to the knowledge that of th-so
100 members, approximately one-half
Intended to go home tonight" whether
or not congress adjourned.
Predicts Extraordinary Session.
"It is absolutely certain a quorum
"of the house cannot be brought back
here until after the elections," said
Henry, in announcing that he would
no icnger block the getaway.
"My positive knowledge is that con
( Concluded on I'sge Six, Column Three)
RETURNS TO HELP IN
Oregon Solon to Work foi
Chamberlain, C. J. Smith
Flegel and Hollister. '
United States Senator Lane re
turned to Portland last night from
Washington, where he has been for
the last 20 months attending his
With congress already preparing to
adjourn when he left Tuesday, he
said he hurried back to Oregon to
work for the re-election of United
States Senator George E. Chamber
lain, and for the election of Dr. C.
J. Smith, Democratic nominee for
governor, and A. F. Flegel, the party s
nominee for congress, and others.
. Senator Lane declared that Chamber
lain should be returned to the senate
"Not only should he be reelected In
recognition of the splendid work he
has done in behalf of Oregon and
Alaska and the part he has played in
national progressive legislation," said
Lane, "but because President Wilson
needs the support of men who will hold
up his hands in the present grave crisis
and work for and defend the presi
dent's inspiring peace policies.
Chamberlain pia Tribnt.
'This election Is of very great im
portance not only to Oregon but to the
nation. Chamberlain should be sent
back. It would be a grave mistake to
send back a man against whom there
Is a suspicion of personal interest.
"When I went to Washington, a
stranger, I found Senator Chamberlain
kindly ;and courteous and we have
never had a disagreement of any klnu.
I found him efficient and always active
in the Interest of Oregon.
"In the senate his influence is
weighty. He is well liked by his col-
- (Concluded on Peg Faar, Column Four)
SECTION ONE 14 PAGES
1. The Conpress Is Adjourned.
Senator Lane Returns Home.
European Armies in Gisantio Stmjr-
Beames Lauds Fleg-el.
Eug-ene Welcomes Chamberlain,
All Aboard for the Christmas Ship.
State Registration Figures Over 300,
000. 2. Mr. Carman Awaits Verdict.
Offioial War Announcement.
Belgium Is Optimistic.
. WateT Department Enjoy Savins.
4. Wilson Denounces the Moral Coward.
City Budret Still High.
Lawson's Statement Eeacts for Cham
berlain. 6. Dr. C. J. Smith Gets Warm Welcome.
Mason Explains War Moves.
Firefighters Fight Test Blare.
6. Voters-Urged to "ess on Recall.
Sheriff Word Heviews Record.
Aged Woman to Vote for C. J. Smith
7. Eight Hour Laws Discussed.
Karnes on Ballot Not Rotated.
8-9. Verbatim Report of West-Booth De
bate. 10. Women Voters Rally to C. J. Smith.
11. Industrial Acoidents for Week.
ix. BUDurpan Kews.
Flvin SanaHron Im Atiw.
13. All Is Ready for Big Land Show.
Quiet Prevails on Mexican Border.
14. Pendleton Residents Declare for C. J.
SECTION TWO 13 PAGE8
1. Underwood Tariff Blameless.
2. The Journal's Career in Review.
3. Viscount Bryoa Refutes von Bern
4-6. Manufacturers' and Land Products'
7. City Ksws in Brief.
8. Mews from Foreign Capitals.
9. The Journal's Circulation and Trade
10. Real Estate and Building Sews.
11. Markets and Finance.
12. Sad Plight of Paris' Midinettes.
Y. M. C. A. Advertising Course.
SECTION THREE 13 PAGES
Part 1 Sports News.
Part 3 Marine News; Want Ads.
SECTION FOUR EIGHT PAGES
1. Seattle News Letter,
2. Men Who Fought on Oregon Sought.
8. Old-Fashioned Baby Show Saturday.
4. In Stageland.
6. Motion Picture News.
6-7. Automobiles and Good Roads.
8. South American Trade Responsibil
ities. Letters from the War Zone.
SECTION FIVE 13 PAGES
1-2-3-4-5. The Week in 8ociety.
6. In the Realm of Music
7. Parent-Teacher News.
8. In Woman's Field.
9. Social Service News.
What Women's Clubs Are Doing.
10. San Francisco News Letter.
The Christmas Shin.
11. Illustrated News Review.
12. University and College News.
SECTION SIX EIGHT PAGES
(Magazine and Pictorial)
1. Belgium, the Pawn of War.
2. "The Future Man Will Spend Less
Time, in Bed." Edison.
8. . Agents of Death and Destruction
4. Railroad Bridge at Termonde Pic
Refugees from East Prussia Fac
torial. 6. Damage Done at Rheims Pictorial.
uerman jniantrymen .notorial.
6. Men of Four Continents Involved'
7. Little Stories en Life's Lighter Bide.
Dome Jiauoween ttevenes,
8. The Trey O'Hearts.
SECTION SEVEN FOUR PAGES
Rams Sinks German
Admiralty Announces the Badger
Quickly Disposed of Enemy's De
stroyer, Which Sank "With Xts Crew.
London, Oct. 24. The admiralty late
tonight announced that the destroyer
Badger has rammed and sunk a Ger
man destroyer at an unmentioned place
on the Dutch coast. The entire crew
of the German 'craft perished.
PREPARING THE CHRISTMAS SHIP GIFTS FOR FINAL SHIPMENT IN THE PACKING ROOM OF LIPMAN, WOLFE
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Busy scene on the eighth floor of the IJpman-Wolfe & Co. building yesterday where a corps of employes of the department store were engaged In sorting and wrapping; the Christmas Ship contribntlomi as
sembled through The Journal.
Armies on Land, Vessels on
Water, Submarines and
Aeroplanes Unite in Gi-
gantfc Struggle Near Dover
BELGIANS REPULSE ALL
ATTACKS ON NIEUP0RT
French and German Lines Al
ternately Advance and
(United Press Leased Wire.
fans, Oct. 24. From Nieuport, on
the Eelgian coast, sweeping southward
through Dlxmude, Langhemarca. Yores
east of Armentieres and toward Lille
and then Bouthwest to Arras Is being
continued tonight the most remarkabl
uiue in the history of the world. It
Is being waged on land, on the sea.
under the sea, and In the air.
Engaged 'are the forces of four na
tions, English, French and Belgian sol
diers and marines are desperately re
sisting the endeavor of the great Ger
man fighting machine to break through
to the coast for the channel and the
North sea. The losses run into the
thousands on both sides. The end Is
nowhere In sight.
The combined French and British
fleets of light draught monitors and
destroyers are shelling the German ex
treme right wing from Nieuport to Os
tend. At the same time, they are
frustrating attacks made on them by
German destroyers, who are operating
from a base in the deep canal that
connects Bruges with Zee-Brugge.
These attacks have been most persist
ent, but every German torpedo launched
has fallen wide of its mark. And
likewise, every effort of the squadron
to demolish the submarines has failed.
German aircraft are hovering over
the fleet. They have dropped bombs
a number of times, but because they
(Concluded on I'sge Four, Column Three)
Reserve Board to
Help Cotton Men
Borrowers Can Secure Money at Six
Centa Per Pound and at the Sate of
Six Per Cent for a Tear."
(Cnited Trees Leased Wire.)
"Washington, Oct. 24. Revision of
the Vests J. 'Wade cotton iPpoL- nnder
which the $135,000,000 plan will be ad
ministered under the general supervis
ion of a committee composed of the
individual members of the federal re
serve board, it wa sannounced tonight.
The new plan contemplates the loan
ing of money on cotton to borrowers
at 6 cents per pound and at a rate of
interest not exceeding 6 per cenF for
a period of one year with a privilege
of renewal for an additional six
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CAMPAIGNING FOR GOVERNOR!
BELATED GIFTS FOR
BE TAKEN TO DEPOT
0-W. R. & N, Co, Has Agreed
to Accept Them if Same
Are Properly Wrapped.
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.': The last gift has been made, TabeYed"
and packed, all ready for its Journey
across the ocean on the Christmas Ship
to brighten the heart and home of
some widow or orphan in far-away
. An day yesterday the work of sort
ing, classifying and packing this
enormous Christmas gift of the Pacif
ic northwest went merrily on in the
shipping department of Lipman, Wolfe
For Belated Contributors
Belated packages intended for
the Christmas Ship may be de
livered to the ba.ergage room of
the Union depot Monday.
The O-W. R. & N. company
has offered to accept such con
tributions if properly wrapped
and addressed "For the Christ-
mas Ship, Bush Terminals,-
Brooklyn, N. T."
The carload of contributions
assembled through The Journal,
which will be hauled to the At-
lantic coast free or charge on
passenger schedule by the fol-
lowing railroads: The O-W. R.
& N., the Oregon Short Line,
the Union Pacific, the North-
western and the Erie, will leave
Portland Tuesday, arriving in
Brooklyn, N. Y .. in ample- Uffis
to catch the collier - Jason,
which will carry the contribu
tions to the war zone.
& Co., a dozen employes of that com
pany assisting in the work.
It required 21 immense wooden ship
ping cases to .pack the thousands of
gifts that poured in to The Journal
(Concluded on Page Six, Column Seven)
OREGON FOR ELECTION
Woman Suffrage and In
tense Interest in Men and
(Salem Bureau of Tbe Journal.)
Salem, Or., Oct. 24. That the regis
tration of voters for the election to
be held November 3 Is approximately
300,000 is indicated by reports so far
received by Secretary of State OLcott
and estimates of what the increase has
been In the 13 counties which have not
reported the registration to the date
of closing, October 17. The period left
ber 5. and October 10. to the date of
(Concluded on Pare Six." Column Four)
RECORD OF LAFFERTY
AND C. N. M'ARTHOR
U. S, Attorney Flays Candi
dates and Lauds A. F.
Flegel and Chamberlain.
Right at the height of a meeting at
Library Hall last night, "after United
States District Attorney Clarence L.
Reames had finished his speech In
which he showed how unfaithful a ser
vant A. W. Lafferty had been as rep
resentative of the Oregon people In
congress and how unfaithful a servant
C N. McArthur was as representative
of Multnomah county in the Oregon
legislature. United States Senator
Harry Lane dropped in us a little sur
prise. The senator had arrived less than
an hour before from Washington. Hi
hurried back to Oregon to hlp in the
closing hours of the campaign of his
colleague, George E. Chamberlain. He
told the people at the library that Mr
Chamberlain was loyal and constant
in his work for the people. He added
likewise that 'A. F. Flegel, Dem
ocratic candidate" for congress, is the
one man to whom, as a citizen, hi
felt confident in entrusting the wel
fare of Oregon.
It was on behalf of Flejrel, he said.
that he had come to the meeting, nav
Ing been told but a few minutes be
fore that this gathering was in pro
Captain E. W. Wilson, cousin of the
president, acted as chairman, giving
a brief introductory talk on the hor
rors of warfare that had been avert
ed by the coolness and statesmanship
of the executive. He introoucea ftir,
Reames as the first speaker, John
Manning being called on after Senator
Lane's look-in to add a word on be
half of the Democratic ticket.
"Of the candidates for congress, two
have been in public life extensively of
late." Mr. Reames said. "McArthur
having been speaker of the house of
representatives and A. W. Lafferty
twice having been elected to congress,
It is fair to discuss what they have
done as public servants. If that dls
cu8sion Is basea on me recora
McArthur was speaker of the house
(Concluded on Ps-e Thtfteen. Column Two)
They Are Taken at "WilsionTlUe; Waff-
ner Paints When Gun Za Shoved
Into Xls rtei Both nearly Starved.
Salem, Or., Oct. 24. Frank Wagner
and Carl Weinegel. convicts who es
caped yesterday morning from the.
state penitentiary, were captured this
evening, by penitentiary guards when
they crossed the Oregon Electric
bridge at Wllsonville, "V-
The guards were stationed there ex
pecting that they would cross the
bridge on their way to Portland. Wag
ner fainted when a gun was shoved
into his face. Th men were both
suffering from hunger, having had
practically nothing to eat since they
made their escape. Thy had in their
possession a knife and a sort of
The guards brought them back to
the penitentiary tonight.
GIG W 1
Senior Senator and His Sen
timents Warmly Received
in Home Town of His Po-':
APPLAUDS TO ECHO
Voters Show Approval of Ad-
ministration Acts and Pol
icies as? Outlined.
v Staff Correspondence.
Eugene, Or., Oct. 24. Senator
George E. Chambrjain Invaded the
enemy s camp last night, speakinir
before an audience: df over 1000 peopl
in the Eugene opera.hoase.
To paraphrase Caesar, "He came, he s
spoke, he conquered.'' Eugene may be
the home of his opponent on the Re-
publican ticket. Rdljjert A. Booth, but
It is full of loyal Chamberlain support
ers of all shades of political thought.
Last night's reception .was one of
the most enthusiastic the senator has
received on his whale trip. Nowhere
has the mention lof the policies of
Woodrow Wilson Sen better received.
In no town In thefiajtate has the nam.
of the president ofthe United States
been received with jpuder acclamation. .
That Eugene believeii in Woodrow Wil
son and believes infthe reelection, of
Chamberlain to further his policies,
was plainly evidenced In the applause
accorded the senator last night
Senator Chamberlain spoke for near
ly two hours and he made a profound
impression on his Shearers. His talk
was confined- to arj exposition of the
administration's policies ' and a brief
statement of his- OMn case.
He was introduced to a capacity .
audience that overflowed the opera
house by Miss Arih' Whlttaker, daugh
ter of the late John Whlttaker, first
governor of. Oregyn. It was Miss
Whlttaker's debut 'jpa chairman of a
political meeting, ayd she paid a glow
ing tribute to S(iator Chamberlain
and the administration.
"To return our Senior senator Is a
vote of confldenceJfor WoodTow Wil
son." she said. ' r
The senator aril)e to the greatest
burst of applause at has greeted him.
on nn enure campt jm lour or uregon,
the handclapplng f asting for several,
minutes. It was in ovation a gen-'
uine welcome to I$-igene.
If any had f earjf that his reception
in this city would-be a lukewarm on!
such fears were dispelled last night.
No candidate who fchas spoken In Eu-:
gene -In recent yeirs has ben more
After briefly sHi?chlng the principal,
nature of the adrrtinlst ration policies,-
(Conclnded on Psjidf Four, Column Two)
Had Sflolen Gems
ZKmdon Correspondent Asserts Hnmbar
Takn Wear Calais Bad Taelr Pock
ts PUled With oot.
London, Oct. 24 The correspondent
of the Evening! News, telegraphing
from northern France, says that a
party of German prisoners arrived at
Calais tonight. When searched, ths
correspondent alleges, their pockets
were found to be billed with Jewelry,
which they had lo-jted.
The Belgians, i Ithe correspondent
adds, are still mfitaining theirponi
tlons on the left inank of the yso?, al
though vastly outnumbered. Opposln
the Belgians alon the correspondent
adds, are two enlre Germany army
Flying Si Komes DoVrn. .
Los Angeles, tr&l., Oct. 24. Com
pelled to descend jiear Whittler when
a connecting rod t n hl rnrlnn hnrnl
out, Silas Christ fferson abandoned
his attempted flli ht to San Diego to
day. He will ship tils tteroplane to San
BLUE RQfoN HORSE
AND A WX MODEL
These items lire published to
day In The Jrtirnal Want Ada
The name of th"8 classification In
which it appears follows each
"BUFF LEGHORN hens, five 1
year old; also two Buff Cochin
bantam hens; jrlii well cheap, as
I haven't roon " Poultry.
"1912 Regal roadster, undersluns;,
equipped, lah. Tresto tankand
top; 325 cash; n terms, no
"WANTED To exchange 60 acres
for clearing' and plowing 20
acres." Lxchar te Real Estate.
"20 ACRES f need and cross
fenced, on iuntry road near
Winlock, Wast Including hou
and furniture, am and outbuild
ings, liorse, rjharness, : wagon,
buggy, cows, ci&'eK, chickens, pijg,
farming and, gaj-den' tools, hay for'
winter's feeding; winter's supply
of wood: fait crop In; $2700;
terms." Farms . for Sale.
"WANT t250ftiitan, 10 interest.
on 1280 acre's yellow pine tim
ber, .eastern Oregon, assessed at
J6700; pay broker's 2 commis
sion." Loans Wanted.
TO exchange, ?! wax model suit
: able for a ml finery, hair dress
ing or suit hf'sisc. for a lady's
uit or coat." fjwap Column.
SBLCE roan f 4rse . S years Old,
i weighs a bout; 1000 lbs. Owaer
pay for adverSsing and caie.1
Lost and Fount',