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About The times. (Portland, Or.) 191?-19?? | View Entire Issue (Nov. 1, 1912)
AUDITORIUM BELONGS TO
THE EAST SIDE SECTION
who administrated the poison, has with great reluctance after strong
become insane. It is feared she pressure had been brought to bear
will never regain her reason.
upon him by North Portland busi-
iness men and neighbors.
J. H. NOLTA FOR
Having given his consent to be
THE LEGISLATURE. come a candidate, he has thrown
his full energy into the campaign,
President of the North Portland and if elected will serve the peo
Commercial Club and Is Well ple to the utmost of his ability.
Known in Business.
Whether elected or not, those
Mr. Xolta was not a “ self- j who know him, say he would spend
selected candidate” for Represen his time at most of the sessions at
tative, hut became a candidate- Salem, anyway, hammering away
It Is Strongly Argued that $600,- cause she is looking to the future.
000 Fund Is Ample—No Need Her auditorium will be nearly in
of New Bond Issue.
the center, along lines of contem
plated growth. Los Angeles built
In the matter of proposed in for the future, to best accommo
crease in bonds for a new public date her people of the future as
auditorium, the Fast Side Business well as present. Why should not
Men’s Club and United Improve Portland do likewise?
ment Clubs Association do not
For ideal site, for convenience,
favor any increase for bonds—- for center of population, present
additional bonds for the new pub and future, from every standpoint
lic auditorium—-for a number of worth while, the site we have pro
posed is the very best in this city.
First, $600,000 as voted, after This site can -be condemned (if
careful study, is ample for a sui£ the assessor tells the truth), and
able public auditorium in the city purchased for less than $100,000,
o f Portland, if properly designed; and a splendid good-enough audi
giving due attention to neatness torium can be built for $500,000,
in architecture, getting it substan complete in every particular.
Throw away the present accept
tial in design, not gaudy; good
concrete or stone, but not marble; ed plans, get new plans for a real
giving careful attention to design auditorium with proper attention
and architecture, but giving the to acoustics, with wide exits (more
major attention in and to that than four feet as in the present
which is far more and most im plans), so that the people can |
portant namely, the acoustics of How out after dismissals, as it
were; cut out the marble and the)
Denver, St. Paul, Milwaukee, frills; make it neat, but substan- J
Los Angeles, have each built splen tial, anil the present $600,000 is j
did auditoriums at and around ample, if eeonomically used. We j
$600,000, and even less, including are, therefore, unalterably op
the site and organ, furnishings posed to any increased or addi
and equipment. Denver seats 11,- tional bond issue.
We do not necessarily need a
500, with a possible 12,500, and is
splendid both within and without. Madison Square Garden copy for
St. Paul’s seats 10,500, with a pos our auditorium, because there are
Milwaukee has a many placces tiiat are far more I
splendid structure, with four small ethical and better.
theatres or halls, one in each cor Acoustics! Acoustics! Convenience
ner as the writer understands it, as to transportation as well as |
with a like ample seating capacity sightliness for location, in center
of about 11,000 when thrown all of population, near as possible, far
together, and was built complete, enough away from street car
as I now recall the figures, for noises to make music an enjoy
$615,000, including site, organ, ment rather than aggravation,
furnishings and equipment. Why, with economy in construction, yet
then, should Portland require ethically ideal as to neatness of
design— that’s the thing.
$800,000 for an auditorium?
Six hundred thousand dollars is
Auditoriums in Denver, St. Paul
but for heaven’s sake, let
and Milwaukee, statistics show
that they have been used for large us build i t !
I . m . l e p p e r .
conventions (National in import Chttirmuii A u ditorium Com m ittee, East Side
MusincHH M on ’ s Club.
ance and scope), but fifteen times
per year, generally, while they
COMES TO EAST
iiave been used as high as 356
times per year for Sunday after
The East Side Dentists, corner
noon and evening concerts by the
common people— the small nome Union and E. Morrison, have com
owners who pay their share in pleted over two years in their pres
taxes to build it. This being ue, ent, location, have built up a splen
why make it an appendix to an did business upon the merit of
hotel, any hotel, or a number of their work, coupled with a rea
They announce the addition to
Build it in the center of the pop
ulation convenient to transporta their staff of Dr. L. M. Thornton,
tion, so that the largest pisable well known to thousands of East
number of people may walk to Skiers. Mr. Pittenger, the pro
and from the building and not be prietor of the firm, has lived on
dependant upon poor and damna the East Side for nearly 30 years,
bly inadequate street car service. and we can hearitly say that this
Did you ever see adequate tran splendid office merits your sup
sportation service by any company port.
where the crowd had to be taken
away from one side rather than
the center of a large city? NO!
Nor anyone else! Because it is a
physical impossibility. Therefore,
it is important that our auditor
ium should be built in the cen Loses Reason After She Learns
She Gave Patient Dose of Poison
tral Fast Side on the site which
to Her Parient.
we have carefully selected after a
study of two years; best for the
transportation accommodation of
New York— Ten minutes after
all the people, which is, after all, drinking a solution of oxalic acid,
the main thing to be considered in given to her in error for a dose of
erecting an auditorium,
salts. Mrs. Abraham II. Haight
Los Angeles built her auditor expired.
ium out about two miles from the
As a consequence o f the mistake,!
business center, and why?
Be Miss Florence Harris, the nurse;
Republican Cannidate for
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Dr. H. R. BIERSD0RF
No corporation strings about
him. His services in the inter
state bridge, over the Columbia,
have been invaluable.
Many of the steamers on the
Great Lakes have installed wire
The Perfect Washing Pow
Softens Water, Whit
ens Clothes, Desolves Greese
Anoma is a recent chemical discovery and has for its base am
monia in powdered form. It is equal in quantity to three ten cent bot
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MORE SANITARY AND CHEAPER THAN SOAP.
HURT THE HANDS.
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Platform— Work for Greater Portland; a Greater Multnomah
County, and an Interstate Highway; Bridge Spanning Columbia
River, connecting Oregon and Washington; Strong Believer in
Good Roads; Statement No. 1.
FREE DELIVERY to every part of the city.
3 8 0 - 3 8 4
Our delivery service is prompt and dependable.
Phone to us: E3809; B 1739
W. H. MARKELL & CO.
The Leading East Side Department Store.
East Morrison St., Cor. Union Ave.
Every Department o f th is Popular East Side Store Offers you
O p p o r tu n itie s for S a v in g M o n e y
On Saturday and every business day of the week you will find that our low expense enables us to offer better values
SATURDAY WE BEGIN A SALE OF
W OM EN S H IGH -G RADE ’
“ American Lady” and “ Niris”
Values to $32.50,
NURSE IS INSANE
Every Law- A biding Citizen who stands for law and
deceny should VOTE FOR
“A n o m a ”
J. H. NOLTA
for the rights and interests of the
people of the East Side.
He will go to the Legislature, if
elected, without any strings, prom
ises,, or pledges of any character.
He has been identified with all
the progressive moves and public
enterprises of the East Side for
several years, and the common
people know that they can count
This saving sale begins Saturday
morning at 9 :30 and
for three days only. Come the first day
when you have absolute choice of this
season’s very choicest and best styles,
valued at $25, $27.50, $30 and $32.50
Every one of these suits in the very
lieighth of fashion-the popular colors
-the stylish weaves-aud just the prop
The materials are Serges, Diagonals,
Z i b o 1 i n e s and M i x t u r e s ,
Grey, Navy, Brown, Tan, Black and
fancy mixtures. Jackets are the want
ed 32-inch styles— neatly and plainly
tailored, while the skirts are the high-
waist styles— plain tailored with panels
front and back.
SPECIAL VALUES IN
WOMEN'S UMBRELLAS AT
$1 25 KID
GLOVES FOR WOMEN AT
New fast color, black rain-proof
twilled Umbrellas, with fashion
able long handles, both plain or
in fancy. Ribs are joined to
gether by a rustproof wire, in
suring greater durability.
Selling Regularly at $1.25 and
$1.50 Each, Only
Yes, this surely is some corset bargain, but we want to see just
how many people read the ‘ ‘ East Side Times,” so we offer this
article at this extremely low price, exclusively to readers of The
Remember— these are two of the newest and best fitting models
in these Celebrated Corsets— form-fitting and figure-giving—
to the satisfaction of the most particular dressers.
That we may know, come on Saturday or Monday. Be sure and
cut this item from this paper, bring it with you, if you desire
these $1.50 corsets at 95c.
WHITE VOILE WAISTS
Just received; with embroider
Dainty, dpessy, Kid Gloves of a ed fronts; Robesperie collar;
splendid quality that fit well, at lace trimmed, open front and
a very small price.
long sleeves; also in high neck,
Come in colors of Brown, Tan lack yoke and lace trimmed,
A SPECIAL SALE OF $13.50 SLIP ONS FOR MEN AND
YOUNO MEN AT
$7.00 TO $7.50
NEW WOOL DRESSES AT
One piece all wool serge dresses
in navy, tan and grey. The pop
ular high waist styles, long
sleeves; low round collars or
Robesperie collars, trimmed in
black and white material.
BOY'S KNICKERBOCKER SUITS ON SALE AT THE
LOW PRICE OF
$2.50 to $6.00
We are showing splendid Knickerbocker Suits for boys at $2.50,
$3.00, $3.50, $4.00, $4.50, $5.00 and $6.00. All are strikingly
made of good materials, in Grey, Brown. Tan. Blue and Mix
BOY'S AND LITTLE BOY'S OVERCOATS.
A nobby new Slip-On—popular, stylish, raincoat. Popular tan
color, military collar, velvet trimmed, and velvet trimmed
Buttons through front with large buttons. A Our assortment of Overcoats for boys is now complete,
stylish, serviceable coat..
styles, ranging from $3.00 to $10.00 in price.
$3.00 to $10.00
NEW CRAWFORD SHOES
He has a good, clean record and will make good.
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R E G U L A R P R O G R E S S IV E C A N D ID A T E
P. REED ROCHESTER GOOD SCHOOL SHOES FOR
SHOES FOR WOMEN
RAIN CAPES FOR BOYS
$1.00 to $3.00
$1.75 to $2.50
Crawford Winter Shoes are
best at the prices. Pateqt lea
thers, calf shoes, tan shoes are
all here in newest and most
comfortable lasts in light or
A standard make of high-grade
shoes for more than a third of
a century. All leathers in the
best styles and qualities that
are obtainable anywhere at the
Showy, sturdy, perfect-fitting
shoes that have a neat appear
ance and keep the b oy’s feet
dry and warm. Such shoes are
here at very lowest prices.
Rubber Capes for boys in all
sizes. Good heavy rubber, on
heavy sheeting, and priced
from $1.(5 to $2.50, according