Image provided by: University of Oregon Libraries; Eugene, OR
About The Oregon daily journal. (Portland, Or.) 1902-1972 | View Entire Issue (May 17, 1916)
In PORTLAND and Its TRADING RADIUS The. Journal Has the LARGEST ; DAILY CIRCULATION of -ANY PAPER
' 1 " h" " I r" ' ' v ' " ' ' ' ' '"'' y " " - r fS " " ' W3ATHJ5R ' v
VOL. XV. NO. 58.
PORTLAND, OREGON, WEDNESDAY EVENING, MAY 17, 1916 EIGHTEEN PAGE.
PRICE TWO CENTS g3StePfi2S
n nnr ni AIM
7 Hnr H :
N IIMM w ..... .
nrnnnil in HM
,.- s w." mi
-iruni.ii i.i nil
h i IK ssuss
t m mm m urn m wm a s a u
f . t mm ll.l.- I :
- DOUV 0T WirS. ncieil jeillllliua elates must te more enicieni in pro
J . .. iiL r .duclng If it is to be an Important fac-
rOUnO NGSf lUalalin DUX tor n the world s markets. He ap
' . pealed to. the commission to continue
That 01 Fr6Q RlStman, co-operation with the country's busi-
i : ness men and keep down the mortality
ChaUffetir WhO TOOK MUr- rate Among American Industries.
w,,uu" ,, ! IIe Bald t,iat tne standardization of
flPTAr tfl HPT HOme. MlSSina industries would reduce the cost of
, .", . ,
PAROLED CONVICT BEN
v THOMPSON IS SUSPECT
Officials Are Investigating
Double Murder and Theories
Presented as to Whether
; Robbery or Jealousy Was
Testates of Murder Mystery.
- Mrs. Helen Jennings slain
Dr Monday night in her home near
m Tualatin. .
Fred Rtstman, chauffeur,
it , missing; evidence found that he $
t was murdered. "
4 Officials searching for mur-
4 derer and Ristman's body.
Motive of murderer believed
to be Jealousy or robbery.
Bennett Thompson, paroled convict
of the Oregon penitentiary. Is 'being
ought for the murder Monday night
of Mrs. Helen Jennings at the Gore
farm, about 14 miles from Tualatin,
Washington county, and Fred Ristman,
Portland Jitney driver, of 8416 East
Sixty-second avenue 8. E.
; The theory of the officials as to the
course of the murderer Monday night
is as follows:
That he hired Ristman's Jitney to
drive him out to the Gore farm near
Tualatin, where Mrs. Jennings lived.
xnat he entered Mrs. Jennings' bun
galow and .murdered her either from
-mat on leaving te PUBgaiowr arter
(Cenchidad on page roar. Column Two)
CASEMENT HELD FOR
TRIAL IN HIGH COURT;
: BAlLEY-MAY CONFESS
F . -',,
Defense Offered in Pre
liminary Hearing of Irish
. Knight Held fori reason,
London, May 17. (U. P.) Sir uoger
basement and Daniel Bailey; a soldier,
ere today committed for trial on
charges of high treason at the conclu
sion of their preliminary hearings In
low street police court.
Caseme-. t and Bailey will go to trial
before the high court of Justice. If
invicted, they probably will be sen-
Ienced to death. The Casement defense
s still a mystery, as it did not develop
lluring his preliminary hearing. Bai
ley will attempt to show that he knew
liothlng of the character of the German
bxpeditlon to Ireland.
Just before the hearing closed, tcstl
nony was given that Bailey claimed to
home from America. Later, it was de
clared, he offered to tell everything he
knows of the revolt If guaranteed his
Maps found li. possession . of ,Slr
Iloger Casement support the Brit
ish contention that plana for the
Irish rebellion originated in the Ger-
Inan war office. Lieutenant colonel
Gordon bf the British war intelligence
lepartment testified in Casement's
Sir Roser appeared more calm today.
hordon testified that the maps which
vera taken were made by Germans.
'hey were not printed in England.
'American to Defend Casement,
San Francisco. Cal., May 17. (P. N.
.) The San Francisco Chronicle today
Irints the following dispatcn, under a
"The trial of Sir Roger Casement by
i British government on charges of
reason and organizing the Irish re vo
lition will be delayed on account of tne
llness of Michael Francis Doyle of this
fty, who has been engaged to defend
is Irish leader.
Doyle is confined to his bed with a
fvere attack of tonailitis. He has
lot yet fixed a date for bis departure
jt England, and will make no plans
Intil he has recovered. '.
"I have a cablegram from Sir Roger
Jasement and a telegram from the
I rltlsb ambassador at Washington.
king how soon I can leave for Eng-
ina, but I am really too alck to tnink
)out it at present." be said. I have
peepted the case, however.-and will
kk It tip as soon as I am abla. Tho
Mat will be postponed if neecssary
itil I can get there."
' Georgia riant Destroyed.
Atlanta, Ga. May 17. (I. N. R)
llrty negro laborers miraculously es
ped ; death and injury today: rn ,n
plosion which destroyed the Georgia
bre company's plant, Tha plant was
gaged in bleaching cotton llnters to
used by the. Du Pont Powdsr. com
nyln the manufacture of gun. cotton.
Work Is Good
lreident Wilson Bays It Is Help-
log American Industries to Be.
come Efficient In Production.
Washington," May 17. (U. P.)
I President Wilson toda, placed his O.
K. on the federal trade commission's
I encouragement of trade, associations
! and similar organizations in a letter
addressed to Vice-Chairman Hurley.
Tho nil1.nl KiitH that til. ITniteri
production and Improve its quality, as-
sure the output of better materials and
more efficient workmanship.
AMERICAN LOSI LIFE
WHEN DUTCH VESSEL
WAS SUNK BY A MINE;
Naturalized Italian KiKed ;
Two Other Americans Were
Saved From Batavier V.
London, May 17. (I. N. S.) The
announcement of the killing of Luigi
Manchinl, an American, whun the
Dutch steamship Batavier V was de
stroyed Tuesday by striking a mine,
was made here today by American Am
bassador Page". Two other Americans,
Samuel II. Comstock and John .'. Ka
leta, were on board, but they were
Machini was born In Italy, but was
a naturalized citizen of the United
States. Comstock is a native of Cali
fornia and Kaleta is a wireless opera
tor of Brooklyn, N. Y.
ComstQck, a resident of Santa Mon
ica, Cal., arrived here today. He said
it was his opinion that the Batavier
V was blown up by a mine.
"I was in the salon," said Com
stock, "when a terrific explosion lifted
me until my hat crushed on the cell
ing. The cargo was thrown high into
the air, and within three minutes the
hull was full of water.
I rot a life belt, but as I was a
good swimmer, I turned it over to Man
chinl, who had none."
Manchlni secured his naturalization
papers in New Mexico in 1902.
Manchlni Was Instructor.
Roswell, N. M., May 17. (I. N. S.)
Matinl Manchinl, naturalized American,
reported lost when the Dutch Kjeamtr
Batavier V was sunk in the North sea
by a mine Tuesday, for many years
was an instructor at the New Mexico
j military institute here. He went to
London four years ago.
. Three Americans on Eretria.
Washington, May 17. (U. P.) .
Three Americans were aboard the Ca
nadian steamer Eretria, which was
sunk Friday, according to a cablegram
from United States Consul Patton at
La Rochelle. He said all had landed
The sinking of the Eretria was first
reported In press dispatches from
London Saturday. No mention of the
crew was made then. The vessel was
owned in St. Johns, N. B.
Senate. Agrees to
New Army Measure
Bill Will Voir Oo to House for Ap
proral, Which Is Almost Ct'.tala
Borah Attacks IttllUa restore.
Washington, May 17. (I. N. S.)
The senate today agreed to the army
reorganisation bill as recommended b
the joint senate and house conference
committee. The measure will now go
to the house, where it is expected to
be accorded speedy action.
Senator Borah renewed his fight
against the militia provision In the
army bill, charging that it constituted
a graver menace to the liberty of the
nation than any invading 'army could.
The federalizing of the militia,"
said Borah, "will simply add 425,000
paid political agents to the national
Five-Year Navy Plan
Defeat Is Conceded
Washington, May 17. (U. P.)
Democratic members of the house
naval committee todky conceded the
defeat of the five year navy building
program in committee tomorrow. They
sald that a building program of one
year would be substituted. It is ex
pected that the session will recom.nend
adoption of the navy general beard's
urging with regard to the construc
tion of first line battleships, with a
compromise on the auxiliary vessel and
submarine propositions; .
From Another State
Lincoln. Neb., May 17- (U. P.)
William J. Bryan today announced that
he would not accept offers from other
states to cend him to St. Loul as a
Democratic national convention delegate.-
Ha 'will go only as a newspaper
man, employed by several syndicates.
British Monitor Destroyed.
London, May IT. (L N. S.) The ad
miralty today announced that ths Der
obeck, a small British monitor, was de
stroyed May 13. , .
A SPECTACLE THAT TUGGED AT, THE HEARTSTRINGS was the great May Festival
school children boys and -girls from 50 different schools took part. Under the direction
mighty gymnastic drills, concluding with a gigantic Maypole dance of 400 little girls around
calisthenics. Other contingents
Germans Fail to Gain Ground
at Two Points in Defenses
Puts German XiOsses at 300,000.
London, May 17. (U. P.)
Three hundred thousand Ger
mans have been killed and
wounded in the fighting around
Verdun to date, according to
Taris correspondent of the
London Chronicle today. He
claimed that these severe
losses precluded all possibility
of a serious Teuton offensive
against Riga. Only a curtain
of Germans, he asserted, was
left on the Russian front
"They have long evaded the
destiny which the Germans
feel closing in on them," he de
clared. Paris, May 17. (I. N. 8.) Failure
of the Germans to gain ground by
hand-grenade attacks at two different
points was announced by today's com
munique. A strong attack upon the
French positions at Le Mort Homme
was repulsed, while in the region Of
iniaumont rarm another attempt was
beaten back. Artillery bombardment
preceded both the Infantry attacks
Gun duels were in progress through
out the night at Haudromont wood and
at Vaux pond.
The communique adds:
me ariniery Domoarament, was
particularly intense in the region of
tne Butte or JViesnll.
"Mining operations in the vicinity of
r nie Mort. in toe Argonne, resulted
to our advantage.
"On the night of May 16, 13 of our
bombarding aeroplanes fired 24 shells
on the German bivouacs in the region
of Damvillers and Ville-Devant-Chau-mont.
11 on the railway station at
Erlculles-Et-Clery. li on tm encamp-
l'micl-ri m Cam- Seven. Oiltinjn "our)
Resolution Asks of
Americans 1 Status
Senator Xern Would Have Xjaaala? Find
Oat Regarding citizens' Conditions In
Courtmartial Area of Ireland,
Washington, May 17. (TJ. P.) Sena
tor Kern introduced in the senate this
afternoon a resolution directing Secre-
Z!!!!! 1 "nv
i-nrinin'mi TriiTnun -X 'ir i sf ' "Y I T7, 5 -. 7" LhtJZmLLzn lllmilOTm rrOTIll
with hand mm mjwlM W! w$m t
REPULSED BY FRENCH MtfMLIf ' bf FIELD BY CHILDREN
tary Lansing to ascertain the status ofHhe national contention, thousands of
Americans in the courtmartial area of
Under the present conditon of af
fairs the rights of these Americans
might be dangerously impaired before
aid could reach them from the United
States, said the resolution. It was
referred to the foreign relations com
Senator Borah said this afternoon:
"The Dublin executions will injure
England before the world more - than
the disaster at the Dardanelles t the
defeat at Kut-el-Amara. It is not for
us to sit in judgment on another 'gov
ernment's treatment of its subject;
but these courtsmartlal and cony lo
tions between sunrise and sundown'
constitute fthe most serious assault
which has been made upon democracy
since the war. began."
Admits Theft of $76,000.
8t. Louis, Mo., May 17. U. P.)
Auditor Wright of the MlssourL Pacific
announced today that ha had a written
confession from Samuel W ' Vandyne.
cashier of tho freight; department, in
which Vandyne admitted he misappro
priated 76,0p0 of the railroad's money.
of 1500 each held wand (below)
SECRET CIRCLE" IS .
REPUTED TO BE IN
Bitulithic Paving Deal Being
Carried Out by Oregonian,
It is Declared,
The "Secret Circle" is carrying out
its bitulithic paving deal compact
with W. L. LIghtner. The Oregonian
is "standing with" Mr. Ligbtner In his
candidacy for re-election as county
commissioner. Just as it promised to
do when the Secret Circle put the
screws to him Vfp in the Oregonian
office and told him that unless he
gave the paving contract for the Pow
ell Valley road to Oskar Huber, the
paper would not support him or re
election. 4 . '
Idghtner Is "Cared.."
Mr. LIghtner did not want to give
the contract to Oskar Huber. He be
lieved that the road should be paved
with concrete and not with bitulithic
The county commissioners had met
and decided to pave the Powell Valley
road w,ith concrete pursuant to the
wishes of Mr. LIghtner. The meet
ing had adjourned and ths-natter had
Then a messenger from the Secret
Circle, was dispatched to call Mr.
LIghtner upon the carpet in the Ore
gonian office. "A number of proml-
(Concluded on Page Fotuteen. Column Six)
Democrats Will Be
Greeted by Women
Staff rags and . Preparedness Parade
Planned to Meet Convention Dele
gates Xeaving Coliseum first Say.
St. Louis, Mo., May 17. (IT. P.)
When Democratic delegates leave the
Coliseum here after the first day of
women with white dresses, yellow
parasols and yellow sashes will greet
them. The women have timed their
pieparedness parade for that hour to
impress the delegates that women de
mand preparedness and suffrage
Clanks in the Democratic platform.
According to present prospects there
will be no hotel jam during the con
vention. The California delegation
has reserved 26 rooms at he Amer
ican hotel end CO at .the Plaza. Early
next weekit is expected that the van
guard of the delegations wilf begin
. Moose Will Serve Lunches.
Chicago. May J7. (U. -P. -Owing
to the hotel rush, the management of
the Progressive party today announced
that It had arranged to serve lunches
in the Auditorium and the convention
hall during the Bull Moose convention.
Attendants at the conclave will be
dressed in military uniforms to em
phasise the demand for preparedness
planks in the platform.?
Friends of Representative James R.
Mann have launched his vice presiden
tial boom rand are working? hard in
behalf of It. , - . , ,
and Indian ciud amis, une ot oouu in a wana movement is snown
I ... - Jfryr v. . . .
-'fi BIG VOTE FOR FORD IN
AMERICA FOR PEACE
BUT SOME MEN HAVE
President Wilson Tells' News
papermen Sorrje of the
Trials of His Office,
Washington, May 17. (I. N. S.)
Despite the fact that the United States
is a nation of peace, by tradition and
by desire, she nevertheless has taken
her place among the nations of the
world and must assume an attitude to
ward, world's subjects in harmony with
that of other great world powers. -
This, in effect. , was the crux of
Pesident Wilson's address given
before the Washington correspondents
at the National Press club. In the
face of this admission, the president
gave it anything but a belligerent con
struction, by declaring that he first
would try to convince a belligerent na
tion by the power of persuasion before
resorting to the use of force, v .
He admitted, however, that If the
power of persuasion proved lacking in
efficiency, he would not hesitate to
then use force.
The president's speech was a general
review of b,is term of office as the na
tion's executive, during the course of
which he pointed out the vicissitudes
and cares of the man at the head of a
Following is the text of President
"I am both glad,and sorry to be here
(Concluded on Page Seren. Colomo One)
Tobacco for Soldiers Drugged.
New York, May 17. (U. P.) Ten
tons -of tobacco, sent by Americans as
girts to British soldiers, were found
to be drugged and were burned by the
authorities In Lottdon, according t
passengers arriving here today on the
-The JournalWill Flash
k i Election Returns
The Journal will flash election
retrns - Friday evening, on a
screen opposite The Journal build- ,
ng. Broadway and Tamhiil
streets:' . ' ,, jj: ;
The election figures 'will inter
spersed -with motion pictures, ar-"
rangements having been made"
through the , courtesy .- of B. 3.
Sperry; manager of the Path x--Chang
for: reels of Interesting!
travel :pietufes. , . --,
The nubile . Is Invited to avail
itself of this service,; which wlll-
begin at 8:80 o'clock Friday eve
ning and cohtinu until a late
hour, ; , " . " v" ',
Friday Evening .'
J BE KNOCKED DOWN
on Multnomah Field this afternoon. Nearly 6500 Portland
of Kobert Krohn, supervisor of physical training, they held
25 poles. Three thousand youngsters (top) swung as one in
JOLT TO POLITICIANS
It Proves Surprise of Yester
day's Primary There
Roosevelt's Vote Small,
Philadelphia, May 17. U. Pi
Later returns today from the presi
dential preference primary formed the
basis for a claim of partial victory at
the headquarters of Governor Martin
G. Brumbaugh, head of the movement
to snatch Republican state leadership
from Boles Penrose.
Brumbaugh's headquarters declared
that the governor' d candidates in many
districts had defeated Penrose can
didates for the position of delegates
to the national Republican convention.
'' The . Brumbaugh-Vare faction may
also ih'ave several delegates at large.
The returns are coming in very
CofioRel Roosevelt's vote was small
compared to that of Brumbaugh, and
Henry Ford's showing was the surprise
of the nrimary. Roosevelt polled only
hundreds Where his supporters had exS
pected to draw thousands.
Penrose estimated the Ford vote at
40.00k Knox and Hughes figured but
slightly In the primary.
Some admirers of the movies come
dian. Charley Chaplin, want him to
become a candidate. This became evi
dent iwhen the votes cast In yesterday's
presidential preference primary were
counted. . In a number of cases the
name, CharlesChaplin, was found writ
ten on the ballots
, Hughes Leads Roosevelt.
Montpelier, Vt.. May 17. (U. P.)
Justice Hughes had a lead of 2 to
over -(Colonel' Roosevelt in the ear:y re
turns today from the state presidential-
preference primary. Eilhu Root
and Governor McCall of Massachusetts
polled only a scattering vote.
' lovra for Cummins.
Cedar Rapids, Iowa, May 17. I. N.
S.) At today's session of the Repub
lican state convention . it was stated
that Senator Cummins will be indorsed
for president at the national conven
tion by the Iowa delegation. The race
for governor has developed Into a fight
between W, L. Harding, the wet's can
didate, and the' field, composed of
George Cosson and Joseph H. Allen,
dry s,. and Carl Kuehnie, neutral.
Taft Did Not See Hng-hes.
New York, May 17. (I. N. S.) Flat
denial that as an emissary of ths
Republican ' "old guard" he had inter-
(Ccocladed on Phge Kearteea, Column rtvei
Brandeis Vote to Be
Hi Takeji Wednesday
Washington, May 17. (U, P.)The
senate judiciary committee 'today
agreed fto; vote , naxtt Wednesday on
President .- Wilson's appointment s of
Louis D. Brandeis as associate Justice
or the supreme court.
in tnc center.
Marching and Dancing Young
sters Entertain Thousands
This Afternoon, -
The flower of Portland's schools,
nearly 6500 boys and girls, marched on
Multnomah field this afternoon for the
greatest May festival the city has ever
The thousands who filled the stands
and lined the field were thrilled
genuinely thrilled at the sight.
Hundreds and hundreds of marching
and dancing youngsters, hundreds and
hundreds of bright hair ribbons, and
hundreds and hundreds of white blouses
Four abreast they marched on the
field in files, an American flag lead
ing each file. A 40-plece band played
a stirring march for the twinkling lega
3000 In Drill.
First on thev program was the spec
tacle of 3000 children In calisthenics.
A the band played the lines swayed
and bent, back and forth, io all man
ner of evolutions. Pink and white was
the color theme. The drilling of the
youngstera was perfect. Practice In
the yards of their schools hal made
for such sureness and certainty that
each group fitted into the whole like a
spoke In a wheel. There were 60 lines
of 80 each, and few gazed at the sight
witn ary eyes.
In the wand drill 1500 children were
(Concluded on PK Fourteen, Co.'nmn Three)
Mail Seizure Note Is
President Wilson Is Host Anxious to
Havs ths Communication rorwardsd
to Oreat Britain Sefors Vest Week.
Washington, May 17. (U. P.)
t resident wnson s note to Great Brit
ain with regard to seizures of Amer
ican mail is practically completed and
probably will be sent officially this
week, it .was stated today. The pres
ident is understood to be most ahx
ious to hav the communication for
warded before next week, and he so
advised the state department. "
British Warships in
Fight With Germans
London, May 17. (Ui P.) British
destroyers and monitors engaged Ger
man destroyers In a short fight off the
Belgian coast Monday, ths admiralty
announced today. The Germans with
drew. There were no 3rltlsh lossea
Must Sell 45 Acres
Wants Grocery Store
Barnes had 66 feet of chicken
wire fence ' and considered it a
total loss. Then he advertised
and a Journal Want Ad found
him a buyer in a few hour. Look'
them over on pages . :
Tor Sals ranas 17
46 ACHE8- Must be sold within
19 days: no fair offer rejected.
Basin ss Wantsd 43 ; - '
WANT grocery business; will ex
change good property and a
sume your debts. , r. y
Situations Pern sis 4 '
WANTED Any kind -of house
work, 2S cant per hour. ...
The dally circulation of The
s Journal In Portland and Its trad
ing radius exceeds the morning
paper by several thousands and is
practically 60 .-per-, cent greater
. than .-itsw nearest afternoon con
Jesse Deemer and Monroe
Payne, Who Were Kidnaped
in Glenn Springs Raid, Are
Saved by Major Langhorne.
CAVALRY FORCES ARE
CLOSE ON BAND'S TRAIL
Americans Were Left With
Mexican Family and Were:
Ordered Shot. vf-
San Antonio, Texas, May 17. tV P.)-.
Major Langhorne's cavalry rescued '
the Americans Jesse Deemer and Mon:
roe Payne, captured by Mexicans when
they raided Glenn Springs, Texas, ac
cording o Colonel Sibley's report to
Major-General Fred Funston today -, v.
The Americana, said the official oc
connt, were left by the raiders with"
a Mexican family at Kl Pino, and the
people of the house were ordered lO;
"kill the grlngoeg if they attempted to
escape." When the United States cav--airy
arrived the bandits had departed
and there was no clash. 'V.
The Vllllstas are now reported ;".'
few miles ahead of the troops. i v
Mexicans to tliase Bandits. VS
El Paso, Texas. May 17. (U. P.)
wo thousand Carranclsta troops have
rrived at Chihuahua City as part cf
he Mexican detachment promised.
General Hugh Scott by General Alvara
Obregon for use in the hunt for ban- ;
dits on the southern side of the Inter
national boundary, it was learned here
today. Ueneral Gavlra said that a
total of 15,000 de facto government
troops were en route. ; ; .;
Pablo Lopez, leader of the Santa
Trabel massacre, has been .placed on
trial for his life in Chihuahua, charted
with murdering Americans. i : '
Six Bandits Killed, 70 Captured. -Marathon,
Texas, May 17.- (I..N. 8.)'
-Six Mexican bandits are reported to
have been killed and 70 captured by the
forces , of Colonel Sibley and Major .
Ingrt-.5idynffiiar Lamuna del'
Fresno, J 0J- miles south of the. Bio
Qrsnde liver. -
News of the clash was brought here..
by soldiers arriving from the Amerl
can base, but official verification Is
till unavailable. .
So far as is known there were no
American casualties. Major Lang-
orne, closely followed by Colonel Sib
ley, learned the whereabouts of the
bandits from Mexicans Sunday. After
forced march, according to the re
ports, the Americans Monday encoun
tered the . Mexicans, 76 strong, in a
canyon near Fresno lake. The Mexi
cans were surrounded and called upon
to surrender. Half a dosen attempt
ed to fight their way through the cir
cle of American troops and were shot
down. i .
Nine cavalry horses stolen at Glenn
Springs also were recovered.
Penetrated 2O0 Miles. - K
Marathon. Texas, May 17.- (U.; P.)
Jesse Deemer. an American storekeep-
er, and Monroe Payne, a negro, captured
by Mexicans In the raid on Glenn
( Co ac laded es Fourteen. Column Four
SECOND BALLOT FAILS
Dr, Matt Hughes, Pasadena,-
and Dr, A. W. Leonard1 Se-
attle, Among Leading Five!"
Saratoga Springs, N. Y., May 17. L :
N. S.) A second ballot lor msnops
taken at the general conference of the
Methodist Episcopal church today
brought no result, and a third ballot, 1
the result of which will be announced
tonight, was ordered.
On the second ballot the vote stooa:
Dr. Thomas Nicholson of New York,
457; Dr. Matt Hughes of Pasadena, 46!
Dr. Franklin Hamilton of Washington,
li. C, 416; Dr. C. B. Mitchell of Chicago. t
421: Dr. A. W. Leonard of Seattle, 40:
Dr. Herbert Welch, Ohio, Wesley an, ttty
E. S. Tipple of New York, 873; W, F,
Oldham bf New, York. 28; Charles A.
Locke of Los Angeles, 239; Joshua Stan.
lie id or indianapoHs, it a.
The number of ballots necessary for
election Is 437. More than TS names
were voted- on, and It Is believed the
voting will continue until the end of
the week. .
John L. Manker of Athens. Term, a :
TO BRING ELECTION Op
delegate to the general conference, .
dropptd dead in the Methodist churcn ;
from apoplexy late yesterday,. 1 He
was attending a meeting of the con-.. -ference
claimants and had risen to
give his report. Feeling 111, he paused kl
a little and said: f Excuse noe." and was,
stricken. ' ' n .'':;"
Manker is the second delegate from
the Holston conference to drop, dead, ;
John T. Patten of Chattanooga dying "
suddenly the first week of the con--.;
ference. . "-.'.;;.". ';! sj
Sweeney Sligbtlr' Betten
Charles Sweeney. Spokane capitalist
land mining man, who has been ill for
some - time at the Portland Burgles
hospital, is , reported as slightly, im
proved today. " He is suffering , from ,
! heart complications.' , . . - - r