Tliare 1« u story to th* «•ffeel that "When a duck lays an "Kg. wad- ilk« ot! Hint «ay» nollkilitf When a Inn lay« on*, there* a h—of a nolw. Th* hail advertises; hen« e III« deiiiaixl for han*« egg«, not duck's.” Gel In line witli th« In n Advartlsa. SAL '' _ * - - _ ML Scott District Interested in Auditorium Location. East Side, Centrally Located Preferred Even at Extra Cost Tha agitation relative to the location of th* auditorium haa pot caused any particular «stir in tha Mt. Hcott section yet but ahould that section be called upon to give its views II would moat! probably go strongly In favor of an real. aide location, and that souiswhal j central, it would n<Jt lie favorable to a location north of Burnside or south of1 Harrison. The majority would likely' support a location about East Morrison ; and Eighth. Buch a location, while, not Immediately touched by car lines, is within easy walking distance of three city lines that would give general dis tribution, anil that without crowding. The Grand Avenue line* would dis tribute |>eople to all parts of north and south Portland and to tbs west side. The Hawthorne lines would 1**1 to Mt. Tabor, Mt Hcott, Woodstock and Hell wood and points in Eastern Multnomah. ' The same lines cross the river west and tranefer to all points north and south, and west. The Morrison lines reach east Portland. Montavilla, Mt. Tabor, Rose City Park, and west side points, hotels, and transfers. These car lines are not co distant from the rite as to be objectionable Indeed a short distance would tie preferable as tending to give : room for distribution and avoiding con ! geetion. The site is not a difficult one I to prepare for building. There wodld lie economy in that and practically every dollar invested would lie ha lance« 1 by visible returns. If the point must boon the west side, : the cititans of the east side would prob-1 ably prefer some point not too removed ( from the shopping district. It might as 1 I well be in east Portland as to be so dis- | f * _ Z lents , multnomam co .. Subscription, $1.00 a Year. AUDITORIUM HOLDS INTEREST . . ’ Hrntlii — —— ■ . *«"*« ■ «—.a, »a, — .. . . O regon , T hursday , F ebruary . 19, i9i< SFCtSSION A IIMfLY PROPOSITION YOU WILL HAVE TO RLGISTIRAICIIYHALI John Hmith heard Bill Jone* deliver ing a lecture on preseot day taiation. Jon*« lives In 'he newly "annexed” territory. Hays Jones, “I tell you Brown this double taxation is an out rage, nothing short ot robbery, and what are we getting for It? Nothing, absolutely nothing. "Oh ye* we ar--, Jones, we get Mayor -Allie*. * "Well what did w* have before.” "We had Mayor Coffman.” "Then me lor Coff man" says Jone* "1^1* secede, and re-elect Coffman " * Lents people have suddenly lieen in formed that th* registration laws will not permit a registration officer for the Mt. Hcott district. E. P. Tobin was ap pointed some time ago to attend to registration and he ha* listed about ' l'XX) votes. Those so registered will not li* required to repeat the registration I but all will have to go to tbe county clerk’s office. Thia ruling comes | up under an old statute, which reads aa follows: “All electors residing in tbe town or incorporated city which is tbe county seat, and where the county clerk of tbe county court has his offlee, shall personally appear in tbe clerk's office and comply with tbe provisions of this chapter, iu order to register. The board of county commiMionert shall furnish the county clerk of the county court all necessary assistance to enable i him to carry out the provisions of this chapter.” jt is evident that the author of this clause did not have in mind a city of the size of Portland, or the suffragette vote. It is highly unreasonable and should be amended to permit of regis- ! tration places in manv parts of the j city. FRED KN AB JR. DIES OF PNEUMONIA Fred Kuab, two and a half years of age. son ol Fred Knab ot Lenox avenue, died February 15 of pneumonia. The funeral was held at Kenworthy'* and th<- burial at Multnomah cemetery. Isis Specials The Camp Fire, a beautiful Indian Cantata, by Madam Albert* Hadley, with a chorus of 50 local children, is the attraction al the Isis on Thursday evening. On Friday evenipg, "The Htorru at Hea” will lie present*!. Madam ll*lley visited l-ente aboht s year ago and presented "The Ijgly City,” one ot the best things ever seen in Mots. Copyright, 1*11, by the Panama-bacine International Exposition Co. “NATIONS OF THE EAST” AT THE PANAMA-PACIFIC IN TERNATIONAL EXPOSITION, SAN FRANCISCO, 1915. IIIH superb group of statuary la a Utodel of the "Natlona of the East." which will Airmount th* Arch of the Rising Hun In the Court of the Hun and Htars at th* Panama Pacific International Exposition at Hau Eranclwo in lfel.’i Reading from left to right, the fisures are a* follows: I, Arab Sheik; 2 and 8, Negro Rerrltors; 3 and T. Mohammedans; 4. Arab F'alconer; 5 (the elephant), India; 6, Tibetan Lama; 9. Mougollaii Horseman The four pedestrian figures are by A. Btlrling Calder, the equestrians by I sm > LAitelli and the elephant and camel and their riders by Frederick G. R. Roth. T Passinc of Peter W. Reas Peter W. Rees, die«! at th* iiome of Mr. (J. M. Blair, Monday, at the corner of Gate* and Johnson struts. Mr. Rea* wai M years of age. He came to Oregon in 184k, croaaing the plains with an os team. He lived at Hubbard, Oregon for about 25 years. The funeral was held Wednesday at Hubbard, on arrival of the train. The death was due to pneumonia. tent front the shopping district as to re Prohibition Meeting quire transportation. A few dollars, The Young Emancipators of America more or lees will be far more than ma«le want everybody to know that "If you up In transportation expenses. Th* get the best of whiskey it will get the block between the City ball and the beat of you,” and that we will have county court house haa never come in I prominent men and candidate* discus* Copyright, 1*11. by th* Panama-Pacific International Exposition Co for consideration It would cost some - prohibition at lounty library hall ............ ..... .............. ...--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------___________ ____________________________ thing, but consider the importance of a every Sunday at 'I p. to. until further civic improvement in that relation. It. notice. Come and learn more about it. BEAUTIFUL OREGON BUILDING AT THE PANAMA-PACIFIC would be a group of public institutions j The Young Emancipators, 414 Behnke INTERNATIONAL EXPOSITION. SAN FRANCISCO, 1915. that would make th* city lamoua. The | Walker Building. only reasonable objection to that would REGON. the first state to select and dedicate a site at the Panuma- lie the limited area, as a building of I’lictfic International Exiiosltlon. was aW the first to accept de Harry Eaton is the victim of the care- that nature ahould be able to accommo- ’ signs for her state building. This very Interesting structure, leas driver of a Buick automobile on date at least 250«« people. neighbor to New York's great bulldog, has lieen design««) in ttie Sunday afternoon 'near the Cotton One of the most pointe that has chaste spirit of the golden age of Greece'* architecture. It will lie Ito by already been urged is that such a build-| farm, Powell Valley road. He was 250 feet and designs«! on the classl«« line of Ictliinus' I’artbt non. The col thrown from hi* motorcycle ami run umns, which Gre»«ce herself in-slele«! in marble from previous exemplars mg will have a considerable amount of over, sustaining a badly crushed foot iu wood of a more ancient architecture, will revert to the original and b* waste space. At the Iwat It will pot lie and a severe jolting The auto driver of timber brought from Oregou's forests. They will lie five fewt In occnpietl more than a fraction of the •eemed to have gotten confused. He diameter and forty feet In height. Not only will the materials which time. Probably on an average once or was considerate enough to bring Harry will be placed within the structure be Oregon's products.,but tbe ma .twice a week. The remainder of the: terials of which tbe state palacw will be constructed will come from Ore home an I show tome interest in the 'time it will he idle. gon's vast resource*. accident. Rueb a building must have scores of' small committee ryorns, ant* rooms, lent*' Rebekah** entertaiued Mrs. closets, and conference rooms. There Louise Roderick, who has been instruct ought to I* come way to utilise these rooms between times, and aa haa been ing their degree team, Tuesday after Mrs. Roderick will go to Clyde Eagan formerly of Gresham, suggested, it ought to be |>oeaible to noon. Resilient* along the Base line R.-ad utilise them in connection with the Irrigon. Oregon, soon to live on a now of Wallawalla was circulating among are not a« easily penraded to bond their friend« in tlie community this week. educational work of the community. homestead. homes for state highway improvements The city ami the school district might as was at first supposed tliey would be. work together In the construction ol | F. F. Elich and John Eggiman, two A man by tbe name ol Morrow has This thing of' taxing all property one confirm*! bachelors, are reported to disapjieared in the-wil«is between tlrvsh- such a building. mile on each side of a road way 40 per Of oue thing we are al) sure. We are , now tie in a receptive mood. Anv j«er- am and Troutdale When last seen lie cent of the coat of the road is not lieing getting tiled of the spirit that seems to I son of serious intentiqns might leave | was in Troutdale, hea>l<«<t for Portland. so ea«ily accepted by snme of the wiser be directing the constructing ot this their credential* and they will be given heads along the proposed highways. 51 public improvement. Here it baa been due consideration. The manipulation of the taxes is a pen-ent of the property owners will de two years since the bonds were voted to thing not generally under»too«l A feat the improvement. begin construction It is little further The *ocial committee of the Epworth slight raise in valuation will off set a big along now than when the bonds were laague held a business meeting at the reduction in the rate of levy. Before Foster Boulevard will be widened from voted. There is little evidence of pub home of Mrs. Boyd Moore Monday concluding that yon have had a one Hasel Wild to Lents Junction The in lic pride or energy in this. We were evening. The committee is planning to mill reduction heller look up your valu tention is to take about thirtyfive feet la resident ot Kansas City fifteen yeais have a series pf entertainments in the ation*. off the projierty on the south si«te of the ago. when the first plan* were laid for near future. street, adding it to the street. The a puolic auditorium. The aim was for R W Gill, and L. H. Wells of Port jmqierty owners along that side will a building to coat about MUX),(MX). The ten inch woodeu water pip«- that Kansas City at that time was not over has supplied thia district for so long, land, aildressed thè grange at Gre-ham prolxbly have something to say about it. But then there will lie one decently half Portland's present rise. They did lying along Foster road, is being sup- last Wedneeday in rejrard lo pieparation not vote bon'* to build it. They built pletnented bv a ten inch metal pipe. of thè spring garden ami progresrive- wide street in the city of Portland if that nes* in thè grange. *rhey Iliade a good plan is carried out. it by stock subscription. Share* were one dollar each. About every man and The eply was; "We will lie ready for bit and nceived proper consideratimi woman in the town had a share of the you ' and they were ready. Ninety fot ìt. The ««ounty commissioner* have calle,! hall stock. Hall stock medals were day* sufficed to raise a new hall fund, for *ea>e<l hid* tor the construction of Rockwood granger* umlertook to”clean two concrete viaducts and a nnmlier of struck off and sold at one dollar each. and complete a resurrected temple, They were sold all over eastern Kansas, more grand even than the first. No up” the Gresham school kids, teacher* hrhige« along the Columbia river high and Missouri. Al) sorti of devices were one was disappointed, end the city has and all at a spelling match on last way The bids are to lie opned at 10 taken up to raise that fund and when the hall today, a constant source of Wednesday evening. A* a result several A M„ March 2. it was raised the ball wan paid for and revenue, far more than necessary to grangers an- rubbing tlie chat! out of The largest bridges is to lie located at there were no bonds to bother. A cover it* maintenance. With Portland’* their eye* and trying to "gat onto” some Latonrelle falls. It is to be of reinforce«! dozen great convention* use.) it. population, wealth, attractions and of the new fangled words they are teach concrete, with arches of IMO feet. At Kansas City bid for the Democratic prospects, such and undertaking ought ing in school nitwdays. Young’« creek, near Bridal Veil, will lie National Convention of 1W0. Almost to be an annual affair. It seems to lie another one, with an arch of 50 feet. immediately after the place was acc pt-I a life and death struggle. Wherever Cannty Commissioner llolman is Oi her points to lie spanne,) with re ed some malicious hand fired their the auditorium is to he, lets have it and making serious efforts to convince us inforced concrete girder bridges are magnificent auditorinm. In an hour it get to something else that Tax«« are no higher this year than Bridal Veil, Multnomah and Horsetail was in ruins. The vision of a national The best way to ‘««ttle I is to submit last. One thing sure is that they would Falls creeks The list embrai-es all the convention seemed to fade away. Cam- it to a vote on several sites, ami let a not have had that eight mills extra of bridge work between Mtonrelle ami kiaign managers telegraphed to Kansas plurality vote decide the issue. Mt. lieen tacked on to the levy this time. Warrendale. The work of construction City inquiring if the town would at- Hcott will support an east side loca- Except for Mr. Holman is to lie hurried with a view of having jffMiift<t> care lor the convention. A ti >n, provided it is central, otherwise a The levy seems to b«> worrying Mr. tlie highway sufficiently far enough along few hours,—fewer than Portland haa good west side location will get the Holman. He is a candidate for elect to permit of travel to Multnomah fall« t>een months—decided the question. backing. ion to the commisaionership. by tlw mi-idle of June. O News Notes From Around the County ——— - — Heilwajon Home Destroyed A destructive fire occurred at tbe borne of F. P. Heil wagon on Campbell street last Saturday forenoon, when their three room l-ouse was destroyed with all tbe furniture. Tbe house was well filled wRh good furniture. There was no insurance. The Heilwagons are both employed down town and as a consequence were not able to s*ve a thing. They certainly deserve the sympathy of tbe neighbornood. Vol. 12. No. 8 WEDNESDAY FIRES NUMEROUS Futher Evidence of Paid Depart ment Need Shown. Home of Georie Smith Burned. Chimney Fires Numerous. Th* home ol George Smith, on Camp bell street was burned to the ground We«inesday night about 10:30. The family were awav from borne. There is no evidence as to the canse of the fir*. The roof wm all in fl «mea before dis covery and th* firemen bad a bad time in reaching it. Tbe hose waa not long enough. Tremont responded in good shape and connected on, an I by making several additons a stream was finally thrown oí the '-oilding, which was burned to the floor. Moat of the furni ture was destroyed. There was some insurance. It WiB the second call for the evening, the first being up in Haginaw Heights, that proved to be merely a chimney fire. But the Kern Park Company responded to both. It waa a long run for them, they having had a fire on Powell street between alarms here. Running to lienta from Kern Park on a chimnev fire is pretty stiff work for the department. The service is highly ap preciated by Unte people, but rather severe on men and horses. Al) these circumstances and condi tions only serve to emphasize tbe im portance of the Herald'« suggestion of ilast week, that it is high time for the city to put in a paid department at Unte, and in addition provide one or móre of the station* with motor appa ratus. The run* are too long, an«l on nights like those of tbe past week, when risk* were so great due to high winds, an outfit depending on horses Eugenia Park 1 for locomotion, is incapable of handling The home of Mr. and Mrs. H. C. I the conditions. Richmond on l<Xh avenue was again the scene of a very happy gathering last Commercial Club Will Meet Saturday evening, it lieing the regular A special met ting of tbe Unte Com- meeting,of the Eugenia Park club and meWial Club will be bel J on Friday Valentine's day. The principal feature evening. It has been some time since of tbe evening was tbe exchanging of a. meeting was held and it is probable valentines, some of which were very that considerable business will have to original. Decorations were also very be consid red. The meetios aill be suggestive of the day, being deeigned by i held as usual at Seward’s ball. Mrs. D. Arbuckle of Sth avenue. • After refreshments were served, dancing and cards were indulge«! in by all until the Epworth League Entertains early hours ot morning. Music was One o> the most enjoyable gatherings furnished by home talent. of the Epworth League of the M. E. Church was a valentine party at Fawcett The home of tbe Railtons on Saginaw hall Saturday evening, where Unta the Epworth Heights was endangered by the burning chapter entertained out of a chimney on Saturday morning. Usgue of Arteta. Tbe hall was most The Fire Department responded in tastefully decorated in Oregon gr*pe, quick time and the fire was soon out. red streamers, and hearts of all sixes in harmony with the occasion. The pro gram consists«! ot readings by Miss Mrs. Bonquist of 10th avenve, who Merle Garrett, selection of songs by tbe had tbe misfortune to fracture her hip Uague members, and tbe male quar by a fall in December has so far re tette, Merer* Hollingworth, Spearow, covered to be about with the aid of Wilkinson, and Wil-on, were heartily crutches. encored. The last, and most amusing part of the program being a “bow and arrow ” contest, Rev. Boyd Moore Frien«la were entertained at tbe home of W. P. Herman Thursday evening. winning the first prize. At the close of Among thoae present were Mr B Lam tbe evening dainty refreshment* and bert, who recently arrived from San orange punch were served. Those on the reception committee Francisco enroute from Chicago. were: Lona Crandal, .Edna Bleything, Fay Smith, Charles Wilaon, and R. J. Mrs. Henry Inlow sails this week on Wilkinson. Much credit is due them, the “Beaver” for an extended visit also Mrs. Boyd Moore *n<l Stanford with relatives in tbe central end south Moore for their untiring effort* in mak ern part ol California. ing the affair one of the best given by the League. Mr. Hughes has gone to Eastern Oregon for his two work teams. H e Faiibanks-Eatchel will put them to use in Lents this A. R. Fairbank* and Mis* Grace E. summer. Eatcbel, both of Lente, were married at the home of Wm. Eatchel, Feburary C. J. Bright of fxie Angles, Cal., is 14th, W. Boyd Moore, pastor ol tbe M. making the Bright home bright these E. Church officiating. After tbe cere days, paying his mother an«l sisters a mony a wedding luneb waa served, after which the young couple betook visit. themselves to other part* on their honeymoon. Their friends and ac It was d«'ci<le«l the other evening at a quaintance* in Lente wish them much meeting at tlw- Eaat Side Library that happiness. both houses of the l-egislaturv «hould go. The governor and conimi«sion of Rhoads-Burnett twelve commissioners, three of whom Luther M. Rhoads of Grays Crossing should coooe from Multnomah county, has lieen decided upon and the new plan and Mre. Ell* E. Burnett, recently from will he put into execution as soon as Wisconsin, were married at tbe home enough people can be induced to vote of the groom, February 14tn, by Rev. the system in. That wilF not be thia W. Bovd Moore, pastor of tbe M. E. Church. A number of relatives and fall. friend* were present. After tbe cere The result of the roiel meeting at mony a wedding supper was eerred. Rockwood is indicative of the way the Mr. Rhoad« has resided in Lente lor many yeais. recent highway business wan handlcl in Columbia County. Tlie intention of tlie Thoroquist-Browne Wedding road promoters ot Rockwood waa to pre vent tlie opposing forces having any Mr. Edwin 1 hurnqiust and Mis* Rose thing to say. As a result the meeting Nell Browne were married in Vancouv was a failure. Farmers living along the er, Friday, Fehtuarv 13. They will re bar«* line know when they have a r«a«l side at Flint and Iliaaiond streets in giswl enough to use in marketing their McKinlev Park Lents acquaintances products and what is tlie use of their join in wishing the youag couple a investing in nnnecemary im«|roveinents. happy voyage on the sea of matrimony.