The Plattsmouth journal. (Plattsmouth, Nebraska) 1901-current, October 13, 1913, Page PAGE 3, Image 3
'-: 1 , ..MONDAY, O0TO3ER 13, 1913. PLATT2WOUTH SEMI-WEEKLY JOURNAL. PAGE 3. PARKER AND MARSHALL Palaces Fast onaenui cxoosi Attorneys In Action at The Impeachment Trial Which Soon Terminates. 2 S.rv , an Francisco Bay v W Rising On the Shores 7v zi (r.'-.-H Splendid Representation For Nebraska Planned In Vast Gathering of States and Nations JUST Inside the Golden Gate a vast army of workmen Is rush ing to completion the huijii ex hibit palaces of America's Pana ma canal celebration, the Panama-Pacific International Exposition iu San Francisco in 1915. Many of the most celebrated architects, sculptors and artists In the United States co-operated in the design of the marvelous exposi tion city upon the shores of San Fran cisco bay. As an Inspiration they had before them the greatest engineering work in the history of the world the Panama canal and in the completion of the canal they saw the final result . Copyright, 1313, by the Panama-Pacific International V . Exposition. T DAYLIGHT PERSPECTIVE ot the effort of. centuries to secure a passageway between the oceans. As the Exposition assumes form the bonders that the architects dreamed of become vivid and tangible. A city of palaces facing north upon San Francisco harbor is rising against the walls of the hills that embrace the Ex position site upon the south, east and west. When completed in 1914, months before the opening of the Exposition, ft will be found that the majority of the Exposition palaces are united into one enormous structure, with its out Bide walls as high as the average six story city block and with its golden towers and minarets rising to heights of 170, 2.-,0. 350 and 4.10 feet Eight of V 1 ':- t r Copyright, 1913, by the Panama-Pacific International Exposition. A MARVELOUS SETTING FOR SCULPTURE AT THE PANAMA PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL EXPOSITION, SAN FRANCISCO, 1915. The dominating architectural feature of the Exposition i3 the superb Tower of Jewels which will command the south entrance of the Court of the Sun and Stars. This tower, 430 feet in height, will have a base one acre In extent. The tower will rise upward in terraces, giving way at last to a group of figures sup porting a globe typifying the world. The repeated figures of armored horse men and of explorers of the oceans will be used in the tower, which, with its statuary, mural paintings and mosaics, will be indescribably beautiful. Messrs. Carrere and Hastings, architects In chief of the Pan-American Exposition at Buffalo In IDOL are the architects. the main exhibit buildings will form parts of a huge group surrounding the three principal courts. They will rep resent in conception a stupendous ori ental bazaar, similar in form to the bazaars of the east, at Constantinople, Damascus or Cairo. The roofs of the buildings will be colored a reddish pink, like Spanish tile, and will be spread over the mile long group of the main exhibit buildings extending along the blue waters of the bay. AVonder ful groups of statuary will tell the story of the Panama canal. The site of the Exposition covers C03 acres on San Francisco harbor. A - ssms?m0 OF PANAMA-PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL EXPOSITION. more Impressive location for a great maritime celebration could not have been chosen. The Exposition city will face nortleVapon the stream of traffic that passes through the western portal of America. On the south, east and west rise the hills cf San Francisco, like the walls of a vast amphitheater. On a tree lined esplanade along the harbor's edge visitors will view great maritime pageants by day. By night a series of marvelous illuminations proceeding from great batteries of col ored searchlights will turn the Exposi tion city into a fairyland. Ten huge exhibit palaces are under construction at this writing, and all of the fourteen main exhibit buildings will be tinder way by the time this ar ticle Is published. One of the unique phases of the Ex position will be the tremendous par ticipation of the South American na tions. Many of the republics will make displays never before seen out side their own boundaries. The commonwealths of the United States will be represented upon a splendid scale. Thirty-five states have selected the sites of their state pa vilions, and the appropriations made by state legislatures aggregate mil lions. The largest appropriation is that of New York state $700,000. The state of Nebraska has its patri otic pride in America's Panama Oiii.-il Exposition. As one of the comiii!i wealths of the Union, it has contrib uted its due proportion to the cost of the construction of the Panama canal. Upon it, as well as upon ot'.ier states, rests the responsibility and prestige that comes with the completion of the great canal at Panama. Leading citi zens of Nebraska, merchants and man ufacturers, jurists, legislators, railway men, fanners, bankers, executives, are now planning for a collective indus trial representation that Nebraska may stand well among her sister states of this great International fete. The Ne braska Society of California is plan ning groat things in the entertainment of all the world on behalf of Nebraska in 19ir. and visitors from Nebraska will find the former residents of the home state will rejoice in welcoming them. Every wide awake citizen of Nebraska is urged by the Nebraska so ciety to give fullest and active Support to the movement to give splendid rep resentation to Nebraska at the Exposi tion. Do not lose a day in aligning yourself with the movement. No com monwealth in the Union has more of Interest to show the world than Ne braska. None lias resources that may be more advantageously exploited, and the advertising will be of tremendous and lasting benefit. The vast wealth of Nebraska in a single line of indus try, that of live stock, is amazing. In 1010 Nebraska bad 1,0-I.".m0 horses. 72.000 mules. 879,000 dairy cattle. 3.201,000 head of other stock, 3.201,000 swine and 4irf.ooo sheep. Of special interest to Nebraska at the Exposition will be the live stock and agricultural displays hereafter mentioned. A unique feature of the Exposition end It is difficult to select from among the thousands of brilliant features one as being more interesting than anoth er will be a continuous live stock show, the greatest the world has known. Fifty acres will be used for live stock pavilions and show grounds. The Exposition management has set aside $175,000 for premiums for live stock, while $22.".,0T Is offered for har ness races. Iireeding associations of the United States have so far offered $45,000 in premiums. This is a total of $4-15.000. The "Midway" at the Exposition (the name has not yet been chosen) will be spectacular. At a cost of $350,000 the Santa Fe railway will present n series of panoramas showing the Grand can yon of Arizona, famous artists being engaged upon the panoramas. In a working model of the Panama canal visitors will proceed through the locks, as if actually going through the canal itself, and lecturers will explain Its op eration. This concession, to cost $250, 000. will have a capacity of handling 2.000 people through its locks every thirty minutes. Another concession will show the historic old market place of Nuremberg. Germany, and wonder ful concessions from China and Japan will be shown. Altogether the cost of installing the concessions Is estimated at $11,200,000. Architects' Dreams Expositions Coming TrueWhole World Interested AS the United States has Invited ra the world to an international festivity, an international pro " gram will be part of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition. Sporting events of all kinds will be lirominent. The crack cavalry and in fantry of the United States and Eu rope will participate in wall scaling contests, remount demonstrations and competitive drills of all kinds. Carry ing out this theme upon a larger scale, battleships in the harbor and aero planes launched from hangars on the Exposition grounds will contend In mimic warfare. There are assured at the Exposition some wonderfully in teresting aeroplane demonstrations. The principal aeroplane manufacturers of England. Germany, Russia, Italy and Switzerland will compete with Copyright, 1913, by the Panama-Pacific International Exposition. HUGE PALACE OF HORTICULTURE AT PANAMA-PACIFIC EXPOSITION, SAN FRANCISCO. 1915. The structure will Le built almost entirely of glass and will cover five acres. those of the United States. Prizes will be offered for devices or improvements which tend to make the aeroplane safer and to bring it more and more into practical everyday use. The Panama-Pacific International Exposition will be the first great Amer ican exposition of which it will be pos sible to get a view from an aeroplane. The more venturesome visitors flying over the Exposition in dirigible bal loons or in aeroplanes will see stretch ed out below them the great exhibit palaces, brilliant with the color scheme HIP Copyright, 1913, by the Panama-Pacific In ternational Exposition. FIGURE OP ARAB FALCONER FOR GROUP "NATIONS OP THE KAST," PAN AM A-PA CIFIC INTERNATIONAL EXPOSITION. SAN FRANCISCO, 191o. designed by Jules Guerin, the famous artist, who thus describes the effect of the work he is directing: "Imagine a gigantic Persian rug spread down upon the shores of San Francisco bay, with brilliant colors here and there, but melting in soft, glorious tones, and you will have an idea of what the Panama- Pacific International Exposition will look like If viewed from a distance, as from the Sausalito heights across the Golden Gate." The Exposition buildings "will be di vided into three huge groups, and when completed the Exposition city will present a marvelous picture. Eight of the palaces in the central group will iorrn parts of a great rec tangle. Four of the buildings will face the bay and four face south upon a wonderful south garden. The four buildings facing upon the bay are the Palaces of Mines, Transportation, Ag riculture and Food Products. The four facing south are the Palaces of Varied Industries, Manufactures, Liberal Arts For Most Marvelous of Universal and Education. Flanking this rectan gular group on the east, but brought into general architectural harmony with it is Machinery IlalL Flanking it upon the west will be the superb Palace of Fine Arts, a building partly circular In form and embracing a great lagoon. In which its classic outlines will be reflected. The huge Talace of Horticulture, Festival Hall, the Serv ice building and other minor structures are set In the south garden. The Pal ace of Ilorticulture will be one of the most wonderful buildings ever erected. It will cover five acres and be con structed almost entirely of glass. Its huge glass dome will rise 1G3 feet. The department of horticulture at the Exposition has offered a prize of $1. 000 to the originator of the finest va riety of rose. The merits of this rose will be Judged by an International jury. A scientist has written that he feels he is well on the way to produce a black rose. The finest architectural and sculp tural effects will be seen in the great courts, which will divide the Exposi tion city north and south. In the cen ter of the group will be the Grand Court of Honor, the splendid Court of the Sun and Stars. Here the visitor will behold one of the most magnifi cent court effects ever presented at an exposition. In dimensions the court will be 750 feet east and west and 900 feet north and south, exclusive of a fore court or opening on San Francis co harbor. The entrance to the court from the main gates will be through the arcade of the Tower of Jewels, a magnificent structure 430 feet in height. By day the tower will stand out as the great dominating architec tr""l frtvr -f t'i Exposition. Ry m4 ft a w$mt f Miff- Hi i lii it. , . : ft 'fi n ilJr a Copyright, 1S13, ty the Panama-Pacific International Exposition. THE HUGE ARCH OF THE RISING INTERNATIONAL EXPOSITION, SAN FRANCISCO, 1915. The howdah upon the elephant surmounting this arch will be 1S3 feet above the floors of the Court of the Sun and Stars. An arch dedicated to western civilization will be set at the opposite side of the court. night it will reflect the colors of the rainbow from hundreds of great bat teries of seachlights. On the east side of the court will be th-j great triumphal Arch of the Rising Sun, and upon the west side will be seen the Arch of the Setting Sun. The arches will suggest the note of the Exposition the meet ing of the east and west at Panama. Their sculptural decorations will carry out this theme. Surmounting the Arch of the Rising Sun will be a colossal group of statuary, a great elephant as the central motif, with camel riders. Tibetan nriests. Arab warriors, negro slaves, etc., the whole suggesting the spirit of the orient. The group will be forty-two feet in height. The howdah unon the elephant will be 1SS feet above the floors of the Court of the Sun and Stars. The triumphal Arch of the Setting Sun will be crowned with a irrouD expressing western civ ilization, its main theme a prairie schooner, with Indians and Spanish, French, German and English explorers supporting the central figure. Passing beneath either of the two great arches one will come respective ly into the great west court, the Court of the Four Seasons, designed by Hen ry Bacon, designer of the wonderful Lincoln memorial to be built at Wash ington in honor of Abraham Lincoln, or to the great east court, the Court of Festivals, designed by Louis C Mull- gardt, architect of the Fisheries bulld- inc at Chicago. In these courts will be seen monumental expressions of architecture and sculpture. Tne sculp ture unon an exalted scale will tell the story of the Panama canal and of the high ideals with which America has pursued this greatest of the works of history. :i::V: .s': , ... . h - IP M : mm Urn 1 k-fe SUN AT THE PANAMA-PACIFIC 0 1913. by American Pre AmocUMow. The forensic battle In the high court C impeachment hearlns the charge against William Suiter attracted a greater throng than the taking of testimony tn the mm. Here are seen Judge Alton B. Parker (top) of counsel for the prosecution and Louis Marshall of counsel for the defense set tine forth their reasons and arguments for and against the impeachment of the governor of the Kmpire State. The pic tures were taken as the attorneys mad their pleas. SULZER VERDICT IS EXPECTED SOON Court Considers Objections to Impeachment Charges. Albanr. N. Y., Oct. 13. A verdict in the impeachment trial of Governor Sulzer will not be reached before to morrow, according to the general im pression. Court did not convene until 2:30 this afternoon and the rules for balloting and other procedure must be decided. The court first will take ud the proposition as to whether certain testimony thall he stricken cut and then will consider the constitutional objections raised by Sulzcr's counsel against the impeachment charges. POLITICIANS AND UNIONS Bishop Lawrence Says They Are Try. ing to Win by Violence. New York. Oct. 13. Prelates In at tendance upon the general convention of the Episcopal church occupied vari ous pulpits ,ln tnis city, uisnop Law rence of Massachusetts touched upon events at Albany and also declared that there ere two great powers which are trying to win their ends by violence. In part Bishop Lawrenea aid: "The politicians of today have made a man feel that they can dictate to him and make him evade the path of duty. "There are two great powers today trvine to win bv violence. One 13 the great uaited mass of wealth that sends to the legislature to have certain bills put through. When they find that it Is impossible to get the hills through thev have them jammed through by unworthy methods. The other great rower Is the labor unions. hen these find that it is impossible to put their plans through they resort to violence. " SCANDAL TOUCHES ROYALTY Head of Kaiser's Theater, Attacked by Journal, Begins Suit for Libel. Berlin, Oct. 13. A charge of crim inal libel has been brought against Walter Stcinthal, publisher of the Ger man Monday Gazette. Upon the court's interpretation of innuendoes in the ar ticle upon which the charge Is based may depend whether Germany is con fronted with another scandal such as that connected with the came of Phil ip zu Eulenberg. Herr Bteintbal is charged with gross ly libeling Count von Huelsen-Haese-ler, the general intendant of the kai ser's royal operas and royal theaters. Hogg Start Fire. Pierre, S. D., Oct. 13. A fire. thought to have been started by hogs. burned the corn crib and hog barns on the Speir farm near Ree Heights. A pile of cobs, on which a few grains of corn remained, were burned in the hog lot. and it is believed the hogs carried some of the smoldering cobs under the corn crib, starting the Are which caused a considerable lost to their owner. Timothy L. Woodruff Is Dead. . New York. Oct. 13. TImothv Woodruff, former lieutenant eovemor of New York state, is dead. He had laid In a critical condition for nearly two weeks after having been stricken with paralysis while addressing a fu sion party rally in thia city. He wa niLv-Dv years old.