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VOL. XXL ' , " " '
1 - B.VLEtf. PRECOX. WEDXKSDAY. OCTOBER 11. 1011. yQ a3
PRESIDENT WILL BEGIN THE DAY
SOVERNOR WEST, MR
LACHMUNB AtlD OTHERS
WILL KEEPHIM GOMPAHY
Automobile Parade to Start S oon After After Viewing the
City President Will Review the School Children on Court
Between Summer and Church Street After This the Pres
ident Will Go to the West Entrance of Court House, and
at 10 a. m. Will Deliver an Address of 40 Minutes.
The special train bearing President
Taft and party will arrive at Salem
Thursday morning at 3 o'clock, and
will stand on the siding at the foot
of Trade street, on Commercial. At
8 a. m. the reception committee,
headed by ex-Mayor Geo. P. Rodg
ers, will escort the president to Hotel
Marion, where a breakfast will be
served at which only the presidential
party, the local committees and a
few invited guests will partake. At
9 a. m. there will be an automobile
drive around the city by the entire
The decorations at the hotel will
be lavish, and will consist of jardin
ieres of salvia lin'ng the entrance
and passageway to the breakfast,
which will, be Berved In the main din
ing room, which will be cut in two by
a screen of palms. The orchestra
balcony will be covered with scarlet
vino maple, and the tables will be
decorated with pink roses. The flowers
will be provided by a committee of
l.vl'rs: Mrs. Perry Raymond, Miss
Kittie Moore and Mrs. E. Hofer
Organization of tlie Reception.
Congressman Hawley selected as
the executive committee to have
charge of the Taft reception at Salem
Mayor Lachmund, Max 0. Buren of
the Board of Trade, and Theodore
Roth, president of the Business- Men's
This committee met and selected
two general committees as follows:
Reception committee' Ex-Mayor
Oeo. F. Rodgers, Mayor Lachmund,
Judge Bushey, Secretary of State 01
cott and State Treasurer Kay.
Program committee Frank G.
Deckabach, Charles L .McNary, Pres
IJent Homan of Willamette Univers1-
Mayor Lachmund. Postmaster Farrar
E. Hofwr, Cap'tal Journal.
Secretary of State OlcoU
M. 0. Buren, president Eoard of
B. 0. Scallan. N. Y. World.
Major Butt, U. S. Army.
Pres. Homau, Willamette University
Wendell W. MIschler.
C C. Wagner.
County Judge Bushey.
Robert Dougan. Associated Press.
John B. Pratt, Hearst News Service.
Henry L. Mickey.
H. P. Taff, Western Vnion' telegraph.
F- R. Sartwell, United Press,
fiio. F. Rodgers.
Sevellon Brown, N. Y. Sua.
Joseph E .Murphy.
Jas Sloan, Jr.
Marlon Ilrcakfast Menu. I
Following Is the simple -and ele-l
gant breakfast menu to be served at i
the Marion Hotel at 8 a. m.:
Fruit Comports Oregon Homemade
Salmon Trout, Meunlere.
Scrambled Eggs, with Trufles a la
Breast of Milk Fed Capon3, Breaded
a la Marion.
Parker House Rolls. Toast
The .Automobile Paraik1.
Auto Xo. 1 The president, W. C.
Hau'lty, Major Archibald Butt, C. D.
HilHs. secretary to the president.
James Sloan on seat with driver.
Auto Xo. 2 Richard Jervis, Jos.
Murphy. Dr. Rhoades, W. W. Mischl
sr: no committeemen in the car.
Auto Xo. 3 Chaa. C. Wagner, Gus
Kargrp; )0(.ai committee to fill car.
Auto Xo. 4 Five newspaper men.
Aii'o Xo. 5 Five newspaper men.
Au;n Xo. fi Local committee.
Auto Xo. 7 Local committee.
Auto Xo. J Local committee.
After the drive around the city In
ttntorcars, President Taft will re
Tiew the school children of the city
Court street, between Sumemr and
Church streets. After their song,
America." the pres'deTit . will pro
el to the west entrance of the
urt house, and at 10 a. m. the
"faking will take place. There will
J an address of five minutes by
governor West on behalf of the
'ate. an address of three minutes
Mayor Lachmund on behalf of the
ty, P. H. D'Arcy and C. L. Dick of
In? Salem Fruit Union.
The only Invited guests to the
breakfast table, besides the commit
tees, and who will sit at the head
of the table with the president, are
Governor West, Congressman Haw
ley, Postmaster Farrar, and the two
editors of the dally press at Salem.
Members of the President's Party.
Major Archibald W. Butt, U. S.
army, A. D. C.
Dr. Thomas L. Rhoades.
Mr- Wendell C. Mischlel
Mr .C. C. Wagner.
Mr. Arthur Brooks.
Henry L. Mickey.
Mr. James Sloan, Jr.
Mr. Joseph E. Murphy.
Mr. Richard L. Jervis.
Mr. C. E. Colony, representing the
Boston & Albany R. R.
Mr. Robert T. Small.
Mr. Robert Dougan, the Associated
Mr. E. R. Sartwell, the United
Press. (Capital Journal Leased wire)
Mr. Sevellon Brown. New York
Sun Press Association.
Mr. John B. Pratt, Hearst News
Mr. Royal Kent Fuller, New York
Mr R. 0. Scanlan, New York
Mr. George G. Hill, New York Tri
bune. Mr. Gus J. Karger, Cincinnati
Mr. H. F. Taff, Western Union
m Howard Taft.
Governor West, Congresman Hawley
R. J. Hendricks, Statesman.
State Treasurer Kay.
Theo. Roth, president Business
Geo. G. Hill. N. Y. Tribune.
Chas. L. Hillis, private secretary to
F. G. Deckebach.
Gus J. Karger, Cincinnati Star.
Thomas L. Rhoades.
C. L. Dick, Salem Fruit Union.
C. E. Colony, Boston & Albany R. R.
P H. D'Arcy.
C. L. McNary.
Robert T. Small
R. K. Fuller. N. Y. Herald.
Richard L, Jervis.
I city,, and then Congressman Hawley
will introduce the president in ex
actly two minute9. The president
will 'jeak from 10:10 to 10:50 a.
m.. and then take his train at 11 a.
m. for the south. He makes but
three short stops in Ortgon south of
Salem on his way through the state.
Fear For Missionaries.
UNITED PRESS LEASED WIRE.l
Hankow, China. Oct. 11. Grave
anxiety is felt here for the fate of
25 American missionaries who were
in Wu Chang when the rebels cap
tured that city yesterday. All com
munication Is severed.
Wu Chang Is across the river from
her It has a population of 106,000.
The rebellion is wei lorganlzda nd
Is led by the most progressive men
Hroke n Wlmr.
UNITED PRESS LEASE" WIRE 1
New York, Oct. 11. Sustaining a
broken right wing and propeller in
a fall near here today. Aviator Ov
ington's monoplane was so badly
wrecked that he Is obliged to ahan
don temporarily his flight to the Pa
cific coast. Ovlngton was unhurt in
Will Sue the Southern Pacific,
San Francisco, Oct 11. Denying
the title of the Southern Pacific
company to oil lands in San Joaquin
county valued at from $100,000,000 to
$500,000,000, the federal government
expects to bring suit against the
company within 30 days to decide the
TrlMll Xot Surrendered.
Constantinople, Oct. 11 Of-
fldal announcement of the fact
that the Turkish forces by no
means consider themselves wost-
ed In Tripoli was made here to-
day when the ministry gave out
to the press a statement to the
effect that Tripoli has not sur-i
rendered, and that the Turks
have Inflicted losses on the
The statement further' de-
clares that the Tripoli forts dls-
abled two Italian battleships,
and 'sank a torpedo boat, and
that the Turkish garrison en-
trenched near the town repulsed
the Invaders with heavy loss.
It adds that the Ital'ans at-
tempted to effect a landing at
Dorana, and were repulsed by
the Turkish garrison.
EFFORT TO BE MADE TO COUPLE
THE INTERNATIONAL ASSO.
CIATIOX OF STRUCTl'HAL IRON
AXI) BRIDGE WORKERS WITH
ALL RECENT DYNAMITE OUT
RAGES. UNITED FREES LEASED WIRE. J
Court House, Los Angeles, Cal.,
Oct. 11. When the actual trial of
James B. McNamara, alleged dyna
miter and cause of the explosion
which killed 21 persons In the Los
Angeles Times building on. October
1, 1910, began this afternoon it was
realized on both sides that the pro
ceedings were oni ya curtain-raiser-Even
the prosecution admits that
James B. McNamara was only a tool
in the alleged conspiracy. His con
viction, should It be possible, would
mean simply the prologue in the
drama which has for its object the
coupling of the Internatoinal Associ
ation of Structural Iron pnd Bridge
Workers with not only the destruc
tion of the Times building, but with
numerous dynamiting episodes cover
ing every section of the United
That the defense realized this was
shown by the careful attitude taken
by the attorneys.
"We know that the state wants to
lay a foundation whereby Detective
Burns can makegood his charge that
organized labor Is ruled by the ter
rorists,'' said one of the defense law
yers. "But we have an absolutely
perfect defense," he added, "and are
convinced that we will secure an ac
Incensed because the school board
of Athena, when she tendered her
res'gnation, to take effect in 30 days,
fired her on the spot, Miss Alice
Pratt, a school teacher, has tak'n the
subject up with State Superintend
ent Alderman, asking him if- sb has
not jurisdiction over the subject on
The school board, It seems, hired
a teacher through an Eastern 'm-
, ployment agency. Falling to arrive
it telegraphed the agency and was
advised that It could not locate her.
The board then hired another teach
er, and Just before she. was to enter
on her du"es. the teacher from the
East arrived, and the board declined
to give her the place.
Miss Prat (sympathized with 'he
Eastern woman, aod tendered her
resignation, to take effect In 30 days.
The board became Incensed, and d's
charged her on the spot. She now
wants to work during the 30 days,
and hag appealed to the state tuper
Intendent, who referred her to the
county superintendent, as the proper
person to exercise Jurisdiction In her
1 , 1
She Sued KfMKt-tclt.
New York, Oct. 11 Mrs. Ida
Von Clausen, once the plaintiff
In a $1,000,000 damage suit
against Col. Roosevelt and oth-
ers for an alleged conspiracy to
keep her from being presented
at the court of Sweden, is In the
psychopathic ward at Bellevue
hospital today for observation.
Mrs. Vou Clausen.. who seeks
divorce from Dr. J. C. Honau,
wrote to the trial judge "jus- i
tice and liberty Is nil I ask. If
foul play marks your decision, !
God help you." J
me court concluded the wo-
man was insane, and sent her
to the hospital for observation.
Miss Booth Greeted by Im
mense Crowd at the Grand
Opera House and Makes a
Strong Appeal for Religion.
INTRODUCED BY GOVERNOR
Audience Was Appreciative of Her
Power and Talents, Hut Disap
pointed in That She Did Not Give
a History of Salvation Army Work
in Which the Public Is Taking an
Ever-Growlng Interest Has the
Face of a Crusader.
Commander Booth was given a re
ception at the Grand last night that
must have made her heart beat fast
er. On the stage, besides Grand
Army people, were Oregon's young
governor, Secretary of State Olcott,
Theodore Roth, Max. Buren, Mr. Al
bert, Mr. McOllchrist and a dozen
other prominent Salem citizens and
In the big theater in front of her a
sea of faces greeted her with appre
ciative smiles, the building being
packed to capacity.
After a song followed a brief but
eloquent prayer by Brigadier Thomas
Stayton, and a solo by Major Erlck-
son In which he persuaded the audi
ence to Join In the chorus, with
hearty good will, Governor West In a
short but appropriate little talk, In
troduced the woman all had come to
see Commander Eva Booth.
Miss Booth during the preliminary
exercises, sat near the table on the
platform, chatting at times with the
Governor, who was on her right.
She Is of a different type than that
the reporter had expected, and prob
ably from what most of the audience
had Imagined her. She Is tall, wil
lowy and graceful in her movements,
self poised, and apparentfy without
self consciousness. Her features are
rather large her nose prominent,
lower face strong, as was probably
the forehead, but tills was under the
canopy .and covering of a pompa
dour. Her face reminded one of the
old crusaders. Strong, yet spiritual;
firm, yet kindly.
In a sense the big audience was
disappointed, for most of those pres
ent were there to learn of the work
of the Salvation Army from its lead
er. They wanted to know from her
the history of the movement, the
good It had accomplished. They
wanted to know and understand the
Salvation Army, and they were given
Instead, a sermon. It matters not
that It was a sermon by Miss Booth.
Most of us have our own faiths and
beliefs, our own Ideas about heaven
and the other place, and we can
hear these things ably discussed any
and every Sunday In our local
churches. Miss llooth's sermon was
strong her word painting fine, her
logic convincing, but It was not what
the audience turned out to hear, and
In this respect alone, was disap
pointing. Miss Booth has a pleasing manner,
a good delivery, a mobile and ex
pressive face anil a fine command of
language. Her voice, except whn
she talked with emphasis, is well
modulated, and she has It under splen
did control, ami when she puts on
the soft pedal, It is silvery sweet In
Nevertheless, Salem Is glad to have
had the opportunity to see and hear
her. and to express appreciation of
her, and the Salvation Army's great
A dozen or more boys from the
prison attended the meeting, and at
its close, she walkd over to them,
shook hands and chatted a few mo
ments before being hurried off to her
California With Oregon.
San Francisco, Oct. 11.
Milton T. U'Ren, secretary of
the Direct Legislation League of
Callfoi.ta. said to the United
Press Here today.
"The adoption of the Inltla-
tive and recall W Cho people of
California is an evidence of
their determination to make per-
manent the redemption of the
state and the restoration of the
power of the people. Special
interests can never again dom-
inate this state without the ex-
press sanction of the peple. One
year ago we elected a people's
governor; yesterday we adopted
a people's government. Call-
fornla has not only Joined the
ranks of progressive states, but
has taken Its place as a leader."
AX ARMISTICE HAS BEEX DE
CLARED BETW'EEX ITALY AXD
TURKEY TIlROUiill THE GOOD
JUICES OF GERJTAXY.
UNITED PIES! LKA8B0 WIBI.l
Berlin, Oct. 11. An armistice has
been declared between Italy and
Turkey, according to a statement
from a high olllclal source here to
day. According to this statement,
peace has been arranged mainly
through the efforts of Germany and
while It will not be otllclally pro
claimed, yet no further hostilities
will take place.
The Old Oregon.
UNITED PRESS LEASED WIM.
Vallejo, Cal., Oct. 11. It was
learned here today that battleship
Oregon has been ordered south and
will cruise along the California
coast during the latter part of this
month. The Oregon will leave Brem
erton October 25 and will Join the
cruisers Kalelgh and Cincinnati, also
veterans of the Spanish-American
war. The vessels will be Inspected
by Rear-Admiral Chauncey Thomas,
in command of the Pacific fleet, on
their arrival at San Pedro.
Maine's Rollers Intact
(UNITED l'BEHS LEA REP WIRE.
Washington, Oct. 11. Continued
excavation work In the cofferdam
surrounding the wreck of the battle
ship Maine in Havana harbor, devel
oped the fact today that the explo
sion which caused the wreck was not
a boiler explosion. The Maine's boil
ers were found Intact.
It Is now believed that one-third
of ship's bull can be pumped out and
floated from the cofferdam.
A NEW ISLAND
CSirED I-BK8S I.EA1ED WIBB.l
San Fiani'sco. Oct. 1 1 . Marin
'is are Informed today by the hy
drographic offices that a submarine
volianii i Tiii tlng Its nioliHii lava
In, the Snui.li Se-i at a point lit miles
northeast of Tongabutu Island lii
the Friendly group.
The voie;ini wjih dV(v(.!i-d by a
flrl'ish ninn-of-war. which cruised
ear It for a few weeks.
Sim in W hs a Hull One.
(rxmn i-ira i.eahed wire
San Francisco. Oct. 11. Captain
Brown, of the freighter I.eclanaw,
Is here today with a tale of disaster
In the rec-nt. storm off the Mexican
coast, which almost wrecked the
steamer City of Panama. The I.i
lanaw had a hard fight n the same
storm, aud for a wh'le was In great
danger. From Ma.atlaii It was
biarned that the four-masted schoon
er Oliver J. Olson. Captain Spring,
was dlsmas'ed and tonsed upon the
rocky beach at Cape FaUi In the
same hurr'can, a total Ions.
ADOPTS OREGOi! PLAN
SUFFRAGE SEEMS BEATEN
RECALL REFERENDUM AND
INITIATIVE ALL ADOPTED
DY SWEEPING MAJORITIES
Only One of 23 Amendments, That of Equal Suffrage ,Failed
to PassAnd That May Possibly Pull Through, Though
the Majority Against It Seems to Be About 3000 It Was
Beaten in San Francisco by 13,000 Votes, Knob Hill and
the Tenderloin Being Strongest Against It.
tcNino rum uusm wiia,
San Francisco, Oct. 11. Sweeping
California as no stnte in the Union
has. ever been swept before progres
sive policies, the initiative, the ref
erendum ami the recall today stand
appproved by remarkable majorities
as the result of yesterday's balloting.
Only one of the 23 amendments to
tho state constitution proposed thu
woman suffrage seems to bo lost, it
is probably defeated by from 3000
to 6000. San Francisco did it; the
smaller communities generally fa
voring tho giving of the ballot to the
Though known to be greatly fur
thered by a state-wide tour made by
Governor Johnson In their favor, the
progressive amendments were held
doubtful of passage until the last,
and their complete triumph today Is
a surprise even to their moat ear.
nest advocates. Particularly Is this
so In the cbbo of the recall. It win
fought bitterly by the reactionary
press; It was thundered against by
President Taft, but despite all, the
CLARK TO BE
UNITED PRESS LEASED WIRE.
Washington, Oct. 11 Officers who
made the memorable trip around
Cape Horn In the battleship Oregon,
on the occaalon of its cruise to fight
Cevera's fleet during the Spanish
American war are endeavoring today
to have her commander, Rear Ad
miral Chas. K Clark, now retired,
restored to active service with tho
rank of vice admiral to command the
ship again when It leads the nation's
fleet through the Panama canal.
Admiral Clark has signified his
willingness to resume active service
again for that voyage.
IS IX ARIZONA
Mr. Ed. Kills one nt Kn1iin' llvo
real estate men, Is making an extend
and you'll pay less clothes
money yearly and be much
Among our showing of suits
you will find many beauti
ful patterns in brown, gray
Prices $10.00 to $35.00
Have a look at the Goldsmith Never Break Trunk
Salem Woolen Mill Store f
amendment polled the greatest vote
of aiiy submitted, having swept thd
state by nearly four to one. The re
call almost certainly carried every
county in the state.
Discussing the result Governor
"It was another bull fight, and tho
people won again. In the short pe
riod of nine months California's gov
ernment hag been made to reflect the
people alone. YeBterday the great
weapons of democracy were taken up
by the electorate, and now we have,
in reality, a people's government.
"The result of yesterday's election.
In the vote polid, in the discrimin
ation shown by the voters and the In-
I tensity of the lntorest, shows that
'the people think and are able to ru;
"The victory was a remarkable
one, due to no Individual, nor to any
particular agency. It was won by
men of all parties, and by the decent
"Today California Is the first of
the progressive states of the Union."
ed visit In Arizona. Before starting,
he supplied himself with attractive
samples of fruit and literature from
tho board of trade o dices for the pur
pose of making a little boosting cam
paign for the Willamette Valley and
Salem In particular. Under date of
October 3, he writes Secretary Hofer
from Clifton, Arizona, submitting a
largo list of names and asked to
have literature ninlled them. In sub
mitting this list, Mr. Kills writes:
"I am satisfied that the greater
portion of these people can be se
cured for residents of the Willam
ette Valley, and In all the towns that
I have visited, all have a good word
for our section who know anything
about Oregon at all, and all are anx
ious to know more about It."
Mr. Ellis Is doing good work and
will undoubtedly land some valuable
Proclaims Holy Vinr.
UNITED PRESS LEASED WIRE.I
Rome, Oct. 11. It Is reiorted from
Tripoli today that the Mahdl of the
Sahara has proclaimed a holy war
and that Arabs by thousands are
flocking to the holy green standard
with the avowed Intention of exter-,
minuting all "Infidels" in Africa.