The Oregon daily journal. (Portland, Or.) 1902-1972, October 27, 1914, Page 1, Image 1

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German Onslas on French
and British tiSes Continue
With Terrific Force, and
Slaughter Is Unparalleled.
Kaiser Gives Orders That Ca
lais and Dunkirk Must Fall,
Whatever the Cost.
"Calais Must rail!"
London, Oct. 27. Calais'
rupture regardless of cost was
declared today by the TimeH'
Copenhagen correspondent to
havo been ordered by the era
peror of Germany. The cor
respondent added that his
majesty was In Belgium Sun
day, received reports from the
officers and told them that the
German occupation of' Dunkirk
and Calais, especially the lat
ter, was vital to his plans..
A Berlin dispatch received by
way of Copenhagen stated to
day that the German emperor
hass been accepted as commander-in-chief,
not only of all
hlh own.but of all the Austrian
land and se, forces. -
r.a,rge forces of Austrian
troops of the first line are be
ginning to appear at the fight
'ing front in northern France,
.and I.ielgluilu -it was stated in
news agency dispatches from
Amsterdam and Rotterdam.
' cf"n!ted Piess Leaned Wire.)
Bordeaux, Oct. 27. The, Ger
mans were stated officially here
today to be bombarding Arras and
it was said the entire city was
practically destroyed. .
The Hague, Oct. 27. The fight
ing which marked the crossing of
4he Yser by the. German' troop$ was
spoken, of today in messages re
ceived here frpa? the front as
bbmethirrg unparalleled in warfare.
The sluggish-'waters of the YBer
canal were Jsaid to have been thrck
wjth the Godies of the dead and
crimson with the blood of the vic
tims. All along the banks corpses
lay thick. Whole companies- were
declared to have .been wiped out
practically to the last man.
The artillery was said, to have so
( Concluded on Pane Three, Column FlTe)
OuUf 372 in Mine 267 Were
Rescued; -Fifteen 'Bodies
Recovered Already,
(t'nlte.d 'fcresa Leased Wire.
Herrin, 111., Oct.' 27. One. hundred
and five, eoal miners were believed to
have met death today. In an explosion
of gas at the North, mine, owned by the
Franklin County Coal company, at
Royalton, near here, i'p to noon,. 16
bodies had been recovered.
Mine officials admitted that 372
men were trapped by the explosion.
. Of this number. 62 were rescued
alive. If the figures given out by
the mine officials are correct, 90 men
are BtuU entombed and rescuers have
abandoned all hope of bringing them
out alive.'
The explosion occurred at 7:25
o'clock, shortly after the day shift
reporiea ilt amj. fircy otner men
were waiting to enter the shaft when
it was completely wrecked by the
inrcn of the eVplosion below.
Appeals for volunteers to aid In res
cue work wore immediately' sent out,
and scores of men responded. James
Harris, father of Russell Harris, one
of the entombed men, led the first res
cue party. Harris and his assistants
' saved 15 men.
Harris thinks it will be Impossible
to save any of the men still remaining
in the mine. He says the entire west
entry is in flames, and that the res
cuers were compelled to" abandon ef-
. forts to penetrate still farther into the
the workings.
Many of the men rescued alive were
suffering from burns and other hurts.
The 15 corpses recovered "were found at
the bottom' of the 'shaf t.,
The entrance' to the shaft has been
roped off to .prevent wutnen and child
ren from trying to descend.
The Royalton is one of the largest
and richest In southern Illinois. The
quality of the coal mined there-Is un
usually, nne. . i ne Koyalton's shaft
.was fitink 10 'years, ago. The mine lies
near ane Letter mineat ZJegler.
A - a cio-k mis auernoon It was
s announced that 25 bodies of victims
had been recovered from the mine. It
was said that all hope of rescuing SO
other men remaining in the mine had
been abandoned and that they prob-
aoiy had been cremated.
Fifty of the IS2 men rescued were
lnjurtd, some probably fataly. . .
Gale Off Cape Henry Drives
Her on Rock Near Lynn
haven Inlet, Va.
(United Vn9i 'Leased Wire.)
Norfolk, V., Oct. 27. Th destroyer
Spaulding, with 60 persons aboard, was
driven ashore today near Xiynnhaven
Inlet, two milea west of Cap Henry,
In a 60 mile gale. Life savers were try
lag to reach the vessel.
Women Much in Evidence at
the Various Precincts of the
City; Polls Close at 8 P, M.
That a heavy vote will have been
cast In the recall election when the
polls close tonight at 8 o'clock is In
dicated by reports gathered today by
The Journal from various precincts
scattered throughout the city.
Voting began withtrength from the'
time the polls opened this morning
and a notable fact in this connection
was the large turnout of women. On
the east and west sides in several pre
cincts the women's vote outnumbered
the men and a number of polling places
reported that an average of between
25 and 30 votes an hour were cast
during the forenoon. '
With the afternoon and evening
when men are returning from work,
it is anticipated that the voting will
be much heavier and if the present
rate obtains throughout the day, an
unusually large proportion of the 95,
000 registered voters will have re
corded their wishes in regard to the
Voting; Begins Early.
In Portland there are 68,135 men
registered and 37,791 women. Should
the women continue to vote as they
have during the first part of the day
theif proportional total will exceed
that-'of the men.-
In precinct- 15, where the polling
place Is at .Hill's Military amademy,
a total of 76 votes out of 385 In the
precinct had beeri cast up to 10:30
. Voting In precinct 35 Is being held
at the Dulmage-Manly Auto company's
building on Twentieth, near Washing
ton street, and at ,10:30 .o'clock 35 out
of 250" registered had cast their bal
lots. In the vicinity of Twenty-eighth and
Thurnian streets. In precinct 2, the
vote was reported as good and was
divided -' equally between men and wo
men. Precinct No. 11, In the vicinity of
Fourteenth and Lovejoy streets, re
ported eight votes of 119 cast up to
10 o'clock., t , " .
From the polling place at Twenty-
first and Northrup, precinct 14, out of
476 registered 54 had voted up to 11
o'clock, and the women exceeded the
Honors Are Even.
At 11 a, m. women and men were
breaking even in voting at Kast Twen
ty-ninth and Yamhill streets, precinct
171. Fifty-two ballots had been cast
out qf a total registration of 300.
The woman vote predominated at 11
o'clock In precinct 140, polling place,
982 Division street. Forty-five votes
were cast and the total registration Is
In precinct 1SS, polling place 3421
East Fiftieth, a good vote was being
polled and honors were even between
men and women.
At Fiftieth and Hawthorne In pre
cinct 166 where the registration is 672,
there had been 61 votes cast up to
10:30 o'clock. The women outnumbered
the men.
The Y. M. C. A. precinct headquar
ters for No. 52 reports ,that approxi
mately one third of the 54 votes cast
up to 10:30 were women's. The pre
cinct registration4 is 296. 1
The Sellwood Y. M. C. A., polling
place for precinct 103, reported 30
votes cast in an hour and the vote in
creasing in volume.
At East Seventy-fourth and Powell
27 votes were cast in an hour, and th
majority of voters were women.
Fifty people had voted at precinct
No. 175, on East .Twenty-eighth, be
tween Main and Madison streets, bo
fore 10 o'clock. Many women were
among them and as the morning wore
on the number of women rather pre
dominated over the number of men.
Election officials considered this a
fairly good showing so early In tne
German Commander
Said to Be Suicide
London, Oct. 27. That General von
Beseler, the Gerrrftn commander who
vaptured Antwerp, bad committed sui
cide at Brusres was given as an uncon
firmed report in a Rotterdam dispatch
received this afternoon by the News.
No reason why he should have done
so was given. ' -
Governor, West' will deliver an ad
dress tomorrow afternoon at 3 o'clock
in Baker's rhalL Seventeenth and Alberta-
streets. Tomorrow night he
will speak In the Maccabee hall In
LInnton. ' ' .
Brittania Rules Allied Fleets.
London. Oct.' 27. -France, and Rus.
sia are reported to have given the su
preme command of their navies for
the rest of the war to the British.
Manufacturers' & Land Prod
ucts Exposition at Armory
Ushered Into Existence
With'lmpressive Ceremony.
Unanimous Opinion Expressed
Event Greatest in N-W. Ex
cept World's Fairs.
Xand Show Program.
Tonight East Side Business
Men's association will cele
brate at Manufacturers' and
Land Products Show; State
Woman's Press club, vocal and
instrumental musical program;
band music and entertainment.
W e d n e s d a y afternoon
Vaudeville features, motion
pictures, in free theatre; lec
ture by M. J. Duryea of Eu
gene Commercial club.
Wednesday night Special en
tertainment and Jollification by
Knights and Ladies of Secur
ity. "With music, addresses and a per
sonal message from President Wilson
the Manufacturers' and Land Products
Show was formerly opened last night
a4 the Armory and will be the civic
and social center of activity for the
next three weeks.
The big doors of the Armory and
agricultural hall swung open to the
general public shortly after 7 o'clock,
and from then on people began to pour
into the brilliantly lighted buildings by
scores and hundreds.
The formal ceremonies attendant
upon the opening began at 8:30. but
long before that, time the aisles and
passageways between the artistically
arranged booths and splendid exhibits
were packed, crammed with people of
me. laughter loving sort, a seeming
never ending tide of humankind that
Jostled Its way good humoredly from
building to building, seeing and enjoy
ing everything.
In less than two hours, more than
5000 people had passed the entrance
by actual count and the number did
not include exhibitors and others who
went through the pass gates.
Everybody Is Surprised.
Many had come with the expectation
vi seeing a iew oig pumpKins. some
macninery and grains. They left mar
veling at the comprehensive collection
or sou-grown products, the $100,000
worth of manufactured products on
display and the hundreds of other
(Concluded on Page SeTen. Column One)
Withycombe Is Considered a
"Figurehead" by One; An
other Revolts Nominee.
Another Republican newspaper, The
Banks Herald, has come out strongly
in support of Dr. C. J. Smith, as the
ousiness canqiaate ror governor. It
opposes tne candidacy of Dr. James
wiinycomDe, tne Kepublican nominee
because it says the people of Oregaii
do not want a figurehead in the office
oi tne cniei executive.
A few days ago the Ashland Tidings,
a Biauiiiu nepuuiican paper for 40
years, revolted against having a
"corked" candidate crammed down th
people's throat and it turned to Dr
Smith as the candidate the voters of
the state should elect governor on No
vember 3.
. The Tidings declared it was going
to support Dr Smith because he stands
boldly for ''strict law enforcement,
and does not hesitate to announce his
principles without inuendo or evasion. '
Withycombe Termed "Spineless."
On the other hand the paper char
acterizes Dr. Withycombe as "spine
less," and points out that "he an
nounces no principles, takes no stand
"v iiu"tjr ana preaches to
doctrine that has not been censored
by his managers and approved by
the machine."
The Banks Herald objects to Dr
Withycombe and has given Its suth
port to Dr. Smith for much the same
reasons. In a prominent editorial The
Herald says :
"There are two big points involved
in the present contest for the gover
norship: "The first point is contained' in the
question as to which candidate will
give the more business-like adminis
tration. "The second is as to which can be
relied upon to protect popular govern
ment. "Mr. Smith's record as school dirw-
tor for 18 years in Pendleton, as maydr
of Pendleton, and as state senator, is
known. It is as a result of his untir
ing efforts that Pendleton now has
such an efficient and splendid school
system. '
O. J. Smith's Record Approved.
- "It was as a resu-lt of his vigilance
as mayor of Pendletbn, that Pendleton
today . exercises a" control over tele
phone,", railway and 'other public utility
franchises, and owns And controls her
Aoeloded on Page Nine, Column Fire) :
i . a. . v j- i v ai y ,i vmumi " c v i i wm a' vi 11 f ri m ni v m i i tit,
flatfooted Statement Made at
Mt, Tabor; "Old Gang" As
sembly Attacked,
In clear cut statement that left ab
solutely no doubt as to his meaning.
Dr. C. J. Smith, candidate for governor.
last nlgbt at the Mount Tabor school,
to a large crowd of voters of that vi
cinity; outlined exactly what he stands
for In seeking the gubernatorial of
fice. The assembly bill ws attacked; hlB
plan of state expense retrenchment
was outlined; Dr. Wlthycombe's "har
mony" program with the legislature
was assailed, and. the Introduction of
Asiatic labor, as favored by the Re
publican candidate, was vigorously de
nounced. "You are now each and every one
a delegate to your own county and
state convention," declared Dr. Smith
in discussing the assembly measure.
"You do not have to swallow the slate
that used to be made up by three or
four politicians in the back room of
a saloon.
"The same class of fellows are mixed
up in this assembly scheme that got
away with your school lands, your tide
lands and your timber lands. The men
who dominated this state from 1890
to 1900 are the most vicious, obnoxious
bunch of tslsccj i that ever disgraced a
Just tne Sam Old Crowd.
"It is this same crowd, almost iden
tically, that is saying today that you
voters don't know what you want. And
yet the people of the state have shown
that they are far more intelligent than
the ones who framed the slates under
the old system.
The old gang was frustrated, Dr.
Smith observed, with the passage of
the great primary bill of 1904, and
resolved to come back In the .legisla
ture. Its members dominated the leg-
(Concluded on Page Two, Column FItc )
People Sickened of Mis-Rep
resentative Lafferty; Mc
Arthur's Record Bad,
Voters of the Third congressional
district, Multnomah county, who do not
wish to be misrepresented at Washing
ton by either McArthur or Lafferty,
are turning by thousands, to A. F. Fle
geL The prospects of Flegel's election
grow stronger every day,
Congressman Lafferty is making a
desperate effort to secure reelection.
His record shows that Oregon never
had a more unfaithful representative
at Washington. f
For five months this summer, while
congress was in session Lafferty was
here in Portland. Although some of
the most important legislatlori of the
generation was being considered and
enacted at Washington, Lafferty re
mained in Oregon, busily engaged In
campaigning to retain his job.
Lafferty returned to Washington
only when notified by the sergeant at
arms of the house of representatives
that Mb pay '.ould be stopped if he
(Concluded on Pace Two, Column Four).
Candidate's Training Pa'ficu
lariy Fits Him for Place;
Chamberlain Most Capable,
Absolute disavowal of any slate or
ticket, numbers of which nave ap
peared In the last few days, whether
they bear his name or not. was the
keynote of the earlier part or tne
address of A- F. Flegel, candidate ror
congress, speaking before a large
meeting in Mount Tabor school last
I wish to announce in most em
phatic language," he said, "that I have
not consented to and will not consent
to the use of my name on any ticket
of any organization. I am steering
this campaign alone, and I will win or
go down on the merits or my own
Mr. Flegel again spoke upon tne
fuedamental principle of his campaign,
saying that his election will mean
that the people of. the district wish to
indorse President Wilson.
The president was characterized as
the greatest national leader since the
days of Lincoln; as the first national
leader in many years who had carried
out his campaign promise that the
tariff would be reduced; and as the
instigator of a foreign policy that in
these troublous times is causing every
nation at war to trust its international
diplomatic problems to our ambassa
dorial and ministerial staff.
Patriotism Weeded How.
"Now Is th time for citizens of the
United States to be patriotic and not
partisan," counseled Mr. Flegel, amidst
much applause. "The president has
asked that we give him an indorse
ment. Only by voting for those who
are his out and out supporters can
this be done."
Although the audience had been in-
Lformed that Senator Lane would not
be able to appear ana aner tne lasi
speaker had concluded and the peo
ple were leaving for home. Sheriff Tom
Word announced that he baa Just gov
ten in touch with the senator and that
he was on his way. The crowd eager
ly settled back for 10 minutes.
"Senator Chamberlain has been one
of the most capable men in the sen
ate." declared Senator Lane. "I have
HVed on the east side of Portland 50
years. The people know me and be
lieve me. I could not afford to make
this statement if I did not know It is
so. If I didn't believe In him I
wouldn't be here to fight for him.
The senator drew a laugh from his
auditors many times in picturing Mr
Booth's "insatiable appetite" for tim
ber land and in describing Hanleys
laree estates in eastern Oregon.
Booth and Hanley could not be such
bitter enemies, asserted Senator Lane,
when Dame Rumor linked Booth close
ly with the Weyerhaeuser interests
and Hanley with the Hill Interests
through the Oregon Western Coloni
zation company and when both of thes
big holding companies are connected
through the railway systems.
rieg-el Is Praised.
Flegel was complimented by Sen
ator Lane for his good service in the
citv council while the senator was
"There are 30,000 bills pending b
fore congress now," Dr. Lane said.
"The bills are nicely worded and ap
pear on their faces to have been in
stituted with the best motives. But
burled down somewhere in their bod
ies one finds a little paragraph, just
a sentence or so, that changes the en
tire meaning of the bill. That is the
joker. A man In congress must be
able to see these things, and he must
be able to distinguish quickly the
good and bad in legislation. I know
no better training' for .that . than to
serve several terms In the council of
a large city. Mr. Flegel was one o
the very best men-tn my council, and
Senator Receives Ovation at
Greatest Political Gathering
in Linn County.
. By Staff Correspondent.'
Albany, Or., Oct. 27, To the strains
of "Dixie" by the High School band.
to the thunderous applause and cheers
of between 1500 and 2000 ..trsons
Sjens,tor George B. Chamberlain mount
ed the platform In the local armory
ast night to address the largest po
litlcal audience ever assembled In Al
Senator Chamberlain has yet to find
an unappreclatlve audience; he has yet
io spean 10 empty sears; ne is attract
ing the largest crowds of any candi
date now before the people for elec
tion; but last night's reception crown
ed them all. It was an ovation: thero
s no j&ther name for it. It was a
tribute; it was a genuine welcome on
the part of Albany people to a former
The meeting was billed to start at 8
o'clock, but at 7 scores of people Btood
without the armory entrance clamor-
ng'for admittance. Every chair was
taken and Albany had been pcoureii
for extra chairs.
Sadiates With Hospitality. .
The balcony of the big building
was crammed with humanity. It was
impossible) to count the numbers that
stood. Armories as a rule are cold,
bare, forbidding structures, but in the
warmth of the reception given Ore
gon's senior senator' this particular
building fairly glowed. It radiated
Albany for many years was the
home of Senator Chamberlain, and It
was here - he made his start as a
young man. He has been away for a
number of years and Albany has
grown and changed, but George K.
Chamberlain in the face of bitter at
tacks on his character and reputation
(Concluded on Pace Five. Column One.)
Late Telegraphic News
El Paso, Texas, Oct. 37. An attempt
was made last night to assassinate
General Francisco Villa at Guadalupe,
Zacatecaa. The would-be assassin was
captured and confessed, it was said,
before Americas Consular Agent Ca
ro tiers, General Villa and the members
of his staff.
Following a drumhead courtmartial
the prisoner, Francisco Hujica, was
executed. . SXuJica was formerly a con
vict at Mexico City. He said he was
commissioned by General Francisco
Sobelo, President Carranza's inspec
tor of police, to kill Villa.
japs GBOwrzro uunobt.
Washington, Oct. 27. A note from
Toklo requesting the expulsion of the
German gunboat Geiers from Hono
lulu was delivered to state depart
ment officials today by Japanese Am
bassador Chlnda.
Honolulu authorities were ordered
to report immediately as to whether
the Geiers Is seaworthy. If so, she
must depart at once. The Japanese
note said all repairs to the vessel had
been completed and that international
law required that she leave Honolulu
' Sew York, Oct. 37. The United
State Steel corporation today declared,
a dividend of one-half of 1 per cent on'
its common stock. This was a reduc
tion of three-quarters of 1 per cent
from the preceding quarter
xu reg
ular quarterly dividend pf li per
cent on its preferred stock was declared.
Journal Lights and r
. Screen Will Give
Election Returns
By signal lights The Journal
will announce tonight the re
sult of the recall -election being
lield today.
If the recall falls. The Jour
nal building will be Illuminat
ed. If the recall carries, red
lights will be displayed from
the four corners of the build
ing. If the recall partially carries
green lights will be displayed
from the four corners of the
A large force will be em
ployed In gathering the election
returns, which will be shown on
a screen in front of The Jour
nal building. '
Secrecy About Republican's
Speaking Schedule Looks
Queer to Those "Outside,"
Apparently his "advisors" have de
cided to permit Dr. James Withycombe,
candidate for governor, to speak only
to hand-picked audiences during the
remainder of the campaign.
This morning a Republican voter
called up Wlthycombe's headquarters
and asked for information as to where
Dr. Withycombe is going to speak
"Is this Main 106, the Withycombe
headquarters." the voter asked over
the wire.
"Yes, yes, this is the headquarters,"
came the answer.
"Would you please tell me If Dr,
Withycombe is going to speak today.
and where?" the -voter asked.
"Well, I don't think he has any fixed
program, came the resDonse, some
what evasively. "Dr. Withycombe Is
circulating among his friends, but I
don't think he is down for any regular
speech. He may possibly go out to
Sherwood today or some other nearby
places and talk In a sort of an Informal
way. But," the man at the headquar
ters asked suspiciously, "who's talk'
lng? What's your name?"
"I'm a Republican, and thought Td
like to bear Dr. Withycombe, but
can't see that my name matters. You
are not afraid to have anyone hear
what your candidate has to say, axe
"Well, we axe not going t ten where
Dt. Withycombe speaks unless we
know to whom we are talking."
"That beats alL I supposed Dr.
Withycombe speaks because he wants
to be heard, and by as many as pos
sible," the voter exclaimed in ur
Drise, and rang off.
Learning of the nnsuecemtul at
tempt of this Republican voter. The
Journal sought to gain, the Informa
tion for him. So the headquarters
were called again.
Secretary Baldwin said he wasn't
sure that Dr. Withycombe was going
to make any more: speeches. He said
his next speech was scheduled for As
toria tomorrow night, but that his
advisors would meet today and they
might cancel thru date. He said no
definite information could be glyen.
At Hillsboro last Saturday evening
Dr. Withycombe "declared his intention
to "speak right out in meeting." But
the "advTsors' are evidently growing
skittish. .
Steamship Sunk by
Mine in Atlantic
London, Oet. 27. The steamship
Manchester Commerce, bound from
Manchester to Montreal, has been sunk
by a mine off the British west coast,
according to information furnished by
a trawler which arrived today at
Carlouprh Bay, Ireland, with 30 sur
vivors of the crew.
The captain and 13 members of the
crew were said to have perished.!
Washington, Oct. 27. The state de
partment received word today that tha
German military governor of Belgium
had notified the American and Span
ish ambassadors that Germany would
not interfere with the distribution of
food and clothing to destitute Bel
gians. A cablegram today from Ambassa
dor Page said it would be useless to
Sendi money.
, T'ha Belgians need food and cloth
ing," he said. "Money will do them no
Borne, Oct. 27. Italy bavins; made
a landing on the Albania coast, the
Greeks were reported today operating
in the southern part of the same ter
ritory. Zt was believed the Borne and
Athens governments would co-operate
with one another hut Essad Pasha, the
newly proclaimed Albanian king, was
considered likely to make a hard fight
against these-forces.
Toklo, Oct. 27. The Anglo-Japanese
bombardment of the Germans' Xiao
Chau fortifications increased in vio
lence today. The Xltisf ert, "one of. the
chain of defenses, had been silenced
and others showed the damaging; effect
of the besiegers' runs.
Borne, Oct. 27. Turin wae shaken by
another sllzht earthquake shock todav4
- : z-iozence aiso leit tne oisrarhance. ZJttle
damage wae done in either place,
though, many of the inhabitants were
thrown into a Panlo.
Republican Canfjidate's Inter
ests Not Sucfeas to Enable
Him to Guardilhe People's
Rights, It Is Pointed Out.
Dr. C J. Smith! A. F. Flegel,
Tom Word nd Others
Speak. -
How could R. A. Ijjooth, whose com
pany owns 324,000 Nacres of timber ,
lands, much of it jcquired by ques-
t 1 1 . i - -. .. ... . . .
meuioas, ftP to tne unitea
States senate and -ve the Interests
of the plain people J Oregon?
Senator Harry LaSe told the people
of Sunnysitre, in an Address, last night
at the Sunnysldo scbool. that he could
not. From the vigorous applause It
was apparent that the audience heart
ily agreed with Senator Lane. ,.
wer ouu persons ; were out to near
Senator Lane, Dr. J. Smith, candi
date for governor; fcv., F. Flegel, can
didate for "congress: Sheriff Tom
Word, and Dr. A. Ki Higgs and T. O. -
Hague, candidate tor state represen
tative. They show Id their pleasure
at meeting Senator tfane again by giv
ing ovationywhen he aose to
speak. .'They applauded and yelled and
waved handkerchief.
Glad to Betrtrn Horn.
Dr. Smith and Totii Word were also
accorded particularly! hearty applause.
Senator Lane sald lhe was glad to ba
back in Oregon whi)' the women havi
a right to voto. i 1 !j
"If they had hadthe right to vote
when I was mayor j; would have had
a better government' he declared.
"I came home a few days ahead of
adjournment of the'fpnate to take thna
to Impress upon yog the services ren
dered by Senator bhamberlaln.? ha
said. He referred tc$ the effort of cer
tain papers to stlrt'jip strife between s
himself and ChainfjerlaJn. He said
Senator ChamberlaLn supported him
In thA Ijtst- rnmnfliffu nrtA m ft r Vim a
elected, met him jf Washington and j
gave him every assistance In getting i
started in his work- t
"I found he was of the most In. 7
fluential and one of j the best senators,
there, and absolutely": devoted to tha in-
terests of his stajle," said Senator'
T n a T i.fc.'. . IW. - I . - V '
' -a w rcT ji Aicjii iiiib ntiu uiw -
Inet officers for thijgs ho wanted fof i
his state, and hav seen him appeal i;
from their decision. to the president.
and In that way go what he thought '
Booth Hot ajight Type.
"If I did not th&k he is the best
mans, for you to send back there. I
would not stand up- here and tell you
so. If I thought Jtr. Booth was tha
best man I wouldis'iot support Cham
berlain. I would b3 honest with youi
Booth Is not thsi type of man to '
ma. im a guua senatvr. ins interests
are not such to enable him to be a
good senator. I itppe you can aea
that a; I do." .! 'A
Senator Lane srnNeil. pleasantly. Ha
was among his frieHi.s, th people who
had given him hli (strongest support
when he was flghtlfk corruption whil
mayor of Portland!? so thoroughly
appreciated the unfitness of Booth t
represent Oregon Injtne United State
senatethat he seenfed to feel that his
friends ought to stse the sltmatloo mm
he sees At. And the. audience was r- -mnrkahl
v rewnonnlvi
isooin is not so siroateo: that B
can go back there ?.nd glva yon thai
slngl-e minded servjSce .that Chamber
lain can," he continued. "Ha has JS4,
000 acres of timber lands. Did yotx
ever look at no much land? Ton eoakX
not go over it In a. day with an aato-
mobile. You would .need a flying ma
chine to see It all. I'll bet be never
saw It all. I '
Has Tlmbei Appetite.
"He has the . greatest appetite fof
timber land I ever Jaw, If I had an
acre of timber landlin the Wlllametta
valley I would loc it up 'In the cel
lar that man has sch an appetite for
timber land." :.:.
Senator T.fLn saH th lnni, whlrh
produces the biggeet and finest tim
ber is the best landjfor agrtcultureor
It wouldn't grow sflfch fine trees. He
explained the condit Sons of the O. C
railroad land grant, 41
he terms of which
were that the lands!
actual settlers In tK
should be sold to
acts of not more
at a price not to
than 320 acres anflr
exceed $2.50 an aci'fa. He said hun
dreds of applicant)! who wanted to
buy some of the lanMs for homes, were
refused, but ty som.1 means the Booth-
(Concluded on rfe;
Colo ma One)
Gifts Are Off
The carload .of gifts for tha
Christmas' Ship retributed by the
r-eoole of the ticifie Northwest
through THE JOl
CRN AL' la ready
for Its long Jourrpy.
This afternoon
wooden packing
lie many large
ases containing
the contribution;!.
which were
packed by Lipmfrf, Wolfe & Co.,
were hauled to (he Union Depot
by the Oregon Ti pnsfer company,
who kindly volueieered this serv
ice. -Mi
later in the day?;
aboard a baggl
Union Dei-ot, whf
Chicago tonlgh
train No. 10 ov
N. This railrca
the Oregon Shorf
hey were placed
ge . car at. the
h will leave for ;
on passenger
the O-W. R. &
together with
Line, the Union
I'aclfic and th;
to Chfcago free
will itaui tne ca
Of charge.
The car will &r)lve
in Chicago
Friday evening I and . from" there
-will be hauled if "the Chrieunaa
Ship at Brooklynbver the Krle. -
(Concluded on Page .Six, Oolnma Tw.) -
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