Morning Oregonian. (Portland, Or.) 1861-1937, February 16, 1905, Page 14, Image 14

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Ailght Saloon Law
s Defeated,
to; ST AH DS 5 TO 4
Council Passes Junket Appro
priation, Then Repeals,
New Office of Building Inspector at
Salary of $100 a Month Is Cre
atedSewer and Street In
spectors to Give Bonds.
Council goes Into committee ot the whole
to recommend passage of the ordinance
pormittlns saloons to remain open from 1
te 5 A. M. In open Council it la de
feated. ' JUNKET New ordinance appropriat
ing' 5800 for trip of Councllmen to Los
Angeles la first passed and then defeat
ed. Councllmen Sharkey and .Zimmerman
changing their votes.
for building Inspector, to be appointed
by the Mayor and to draw a salary of
$100 a month, passed.
"Weber's ordinance requiring bonds from
sewer and street Inspectors Is passed.
John P. Sharkey's all-night saloon ordi
nance -was defeated by one vote in the
Council vesterday. The junketing trip to
Los Angeles was first authorized, 5S0Q
being appropriated for the purpose of de
fraying the expenses of the trip, but the
ordinance was a few minutes later re
pealed, when Councllmen Sharkey and
Zimmermen changed their votes to the
"What promised to be an Important
measure was Mr. Sharkey's introduction
of an ordinance permitting saloons to re
main open between the hours of 1 A. M.
and 5 A. M.
Backed by Councllmen Zimmerman and
Merrill, Mr. Sharkey made a strong ef
fort to force the resolution through the
meeting. Mr. Flegel attempted to have
the matter referred to the liquor license
committee arguing that the ordinance
proposed wbb a new one that he had not
yet soon. Others felt that there was no
necessity of referring to any committee
and to expedite matters Mr. Sharkey
moed that the proposition be considered
bv the Council as a committee of the
whole. This received, almost unanimous
support and Mayor Williams stepped
down from the chair in favor of Mr. Zim
merman. . A.
After much desultory discussion the
committee of the whole, excepting Messrs.
Flegel and Albee. decided in favor of the
resolution. Sentiment was from all ap
....mtikko oc-nJnsf thfi reform element.
The concensus of opinion seemed to point
- f0 that Mftssrs. Albee and Fle-
i nTrn rnrtp.n.vorlnsr to defeat what
promised to be an excellent method of
obtaining xevenuc for the city's coffers.
Flegel Opposes Ordinance.
r .innu think that this ordinance
should be forced upon the minority," ar
gued Flegel. "I am opposed to an all
night saloon ordinance, always have been
and always will be."
-There is no minority as far as I can
yoe. The Council seems to be evenly dl--..ioi
-mQworwi President Zimmerman.
Mr. Flegel would think a little more
of business and less of religion, cnippea
4, rmr.-fliimiin Merrill suggestively. This
nntnni iihr -was received by Mr
Flegel with stolid indifference, but was
created with a laugn Dy an omers.
Several of the Councllmen were osten-
Fibly .reliably informed as to certain con
ditions from sources they did not divulge.
t am wllaMr informed." said Mr.
ch.rVor " from 30 to 50 saloons are
open part of the time every night after
hours, and I have passea saioons iui
Annn insd. but there were men
drinking inside. The city doesn't derive
nnv revenue from that- The umer ot
Tniin tnfnmn mo that the Police Depart'
mcnt would be greatly benefited by such
on nnHnanrA because OeODle WOO nOW nimlRslv around the streets
would have a place to go."
"QninnriM Wea." s creed Mr. Albee. mu
jbingly. "We should have all the footpads
Tocistercd and licensed. That wouia oe
revenue, you know."
'r nm wltahlv informed." said Mr.
trwfti "that. the. Chief of Police knows
that saloons are open after hours. As a
matter of fact, 1 Know tnat nis men s
tn( fhncn calnnna aftftr hours. Come tO
ihinir nf It. T know that the Chief of Po
iirr iiimsoir lias been in saloons after
Saloon ' Resolution Defeated.
Finally the favorable report of the com
mfiA nrpspntefl o the Council for
its pleasure and defeated. The vote stood
o to 4. Messrs. aicrnii. snarecy. .linnicr
w.o hft-Ati- Trntinir for the resolu
tion and Messrs. Flegel. Foellcr, BcnUey,
Jtumeiin ana -a wee against.
Aft- -mat-hii oonld not resist the tcmpta
tlon of putting in the final word. To the(
nil hn said:
"Table the resolution until the next
meeting, so you can seo Jack Juatthews
and find out what he did at the legis
Junket Is Defeated.
nwHTmrr 14.443. authorizing an an
,propr!atlon of $1500 to pay for the Los
Angeles junket, was repealed unanl
mnmiiv n'nrt it nflw ordinance annroDri-
atlng 5800 passed. Upon the defeat of
Sharkey's resolution, he rcquesrcu per-
in'tccliiii to fhanim his vote unon this
ordinance. The request was granted
and supplemented Dy iouis dimmer-,
nan' rnmiftst tfl chance his ballot.
The measure was hopelessly defeated.
"I just wanted to show thcih what
we could do," said Mr. Zimmerman
after adjournment. To Mr. Flegel, John
i ShnrVflV Raid;
"I'll tell you why I changed my vote.
I dldn t want to ride in me same car
with some of the peoplo that wero go-
, lng. I'm going1 to i-os -ongeics ana
' rtav mv own oinonses."
The request of the Health-Board for
money with which to repair the gar
bage crematory was the occasion fr
much discussion, which finally resulted
In the matter Doing; lamca.
' Mi "EMorrol wished to havft thn as
..vrmnnf invinrl nn iirnnnrtv m nav fnr
the construction of the First-street
bridge across Aiarquam juicii. iouis
immnrman suecrcstcd that the mat
ter bo tabled pending the result of a
bill boforo the .Legislature.
' "I seo no necessity of holding this
matter up," said Mr. Flegel. "That bill
is to pay for bridges that aro con
J...t,i ir ihf future, nnd I think the
First-street bridge does uot stand a
ghost of a show of being benefited by
its passage,"
You don't know what's In that bill,"
said Louis Zimmerman.
'Of courst I do,' answered Mr.
T do, but you don't," yelled Mr. Zim
"Gentlemen," interposed Mayor "Wil
liams, and quiet was restored. The
matter was tabled.
Mat Foeller Introduced a resolution
for an ordinance making It unlawful
for persons to operate slot machines
of any description. This was referred
to the license committee.
Hawkers' Ordinance Tabled.
A resolution for an ordinance pre
venting: the congregation of hawkers
and fakers about the entrances of the
Lewis and Clark Fair grounds was so
sweeping in its provisions that it was
tabled to afford Councilman Bentley an,
opportunity to examine it before vpt-ing.
Charles S. Blhler's claim against the
city, amounting to $226.65, for profes
sional services as consulting engineer
in the bridge controversy, was held up.
as it had not been approved by any of
the committees. A number of other
claims were ordered paid.
An ordinance granting a franchise
to the Northern Pacific Terminal Com
pany for the construction of a siding
on Eleventh street was passed. Ac
cording1 to Mr. Humclln, this matter
had been discussed by the street com
mittee for the past eigne months, and
for that reason he did not see why
Louis Zimmerman's motion to have it
re-referred to the street committee
should be honored.
Building Inspector Authorized.
The .office of "Building Inspector"
was created by an ordinance. He will
be appointed by the Mayor and his sal-
lory will be $100 a month. His duties
will be to examine all plans and spe
cifications which heretofore devolved
upon the Chief of the Fire Department
and those Immediately under him. To
enforce the new building ordinance the
creation of this office was deemed ad
visable. To assist in making the new
capacity self-supporting the fees for
building permits have been changed to
read as follows:
For buildings costing' less than $2,000
a fee of $1 will be charged, between
$2000 and $5000 a fee or Between
$5000 and $10,000 a fee of $3, between
$10,000 and $20'.000 a fee of $5, and all
over $20,000 a fee of $10. This was ac
complished by amending section 1 of
ordinance 14.109.
Contrary to expectations, the ordi
nance prohibiting the specifying of
patented articles for street and sewer
Improvements and permitting competi
tive bidding was not the occasion for
sensational pro and con arguments.
The matter was quietly referred to the
street committee.
Inspectors to Give Bonds.
Joseph "Weber's ordinance requiring
bonds from sewer and street inspectors
was passed unanimously.
All improvements on Holladay av
enue were rescinded and two new prop
ositions submitted. One abolishes the
improvement on certain blocks and the
other provides for a wood block pave
ment on concrete for two blocks, commencing-
at the steel bridge, the rest
of the thoroughfare to Grand avenue
to be of the bitullthlc pavement. Both
propositions were referred to the street
Petitions for street and sewer im
provements and permits to erect signs
and lights were either granted or re
ferred to the various committees.
Grind of Criminal Cases Continues for
Seven Hours.
Yesterday's session of the Municipal
Court "was one of the longest on roc
drd. It was 10 A. 1L when Judge
Hogue called the court to order, and
nearly 5 oclock In the afternoon be
fore the tired officials and witnesses
were allowed to depart. The morning
is taken up in listening to cases
coming under the city ordinances and
during the afternoon a number of state
cases were heard.
When tho case of Anna Chrlstenson,
Ralph McCreery and H. Howell,
charged with using profane language,
was called, tho daughter of the Chrls
tenson woman, who was the most im-
nortant witness subpenaed, was not In
court and Judge Hogue ordered her ar
rested for contempt of court. The
crirl was told to be present, but it is
said she had gone to Vancouver, at the
request of her mother. The case was
continued until this morning.
F. W. Gully pleaded guilty to a
charge of assault and battery, and was
ordered to pay a fine of $o0.
Harry Scott, charged with larceny of
a lot of carpenter tools, pleaded guilty
and was siven 12 months in the County
The preliminary examination of Tom
Murphy and James Grafton, alleged to
have robbed two Jewish peddlers, at
Second and Grant streets, Monday
night, was commenced and a number
of witnesses for tno prosecution exam
ined. The peddlers identified tho de
fendants as their assailants and De
tective Kerrigan told of their arrest,
after which the hearing' was continued
until this morning.
Aged "Woman Left to the Charity of
A pitiful tale was told the police offi
cials yesterday afternoon by Mrs. Isabclle
"Woolsoy. a woman nearly 80 years of
age, of desertion by her son, Albert Wool
sey. The old lady, who is a cripple, is
H-hniK- ritituti. and dependent unon
friends for support since the disappear
ance of the son.
wnniwv Is a familiar flcuro to the no
lice of Portland, having been arrested on
January 26 for vagrancy. At that time he
told Chief of Police Hunt he had a char
coal kiln ready for burning at his home,
two miles south of Holbrook. and had
left his mother alone to como to this city
to sell the product of tho kiln. The Chief
allowed him to go without appearing in
court, but three days later he was again
picked up by tho officers and again
charged with vagrancy. Tho next morn
ing ho repeated to Judge Hogue the samo
story he had told the Chief and thereby
secured his releaso upon a promise to go
home immediately.
According to tho mother's story, Wool
sey left home three weeks ago without
notifying her of his Intentions and she
has had no word from him since. Tho
family with whom she has been living,
near Holbrook, has left there and she
was compelled to come to Portland to
seek her son.
Woolscy Is described as "being about 43
years of age and wears a rough beard.
Cold Spell Ends and Sun Shines in
a Cloudless Sky.
The weather man's prediction that Port
land's cold weather was a thing of the
past was fulfilled yesterday. Bright and
clear, with ten hours of sunshlno and a
temperature ranging from 2S to 45 degrees,
the day was an ideal one and presented
but little trace of the recent cold.
The opportunity for skating lasted but
one day and the ico had practically dis
appeared by yesterday. On Tuesday
night the ice on Guild's Lake was so
dangerously thin that the Exposition
guards refused to allow any one -to ven
ture on it.
The forecast for this vicinity is for
fair weather, although rain may be ex
pected in another day or two.
The Meier & Frank Store
Women's Knit Underwear Reduced
Three great special values in "Wo
men's Knit "Underwear on sale today-Women's
ribbed Corset Covers, me
dium weight, high neck, long
sleeves, all sizes. Best 35c 5'r
values on sale at, pair....3C
Women's Swiss ribbed silk and lisle
Union Suits, high, neck, long
sleeves, ankle lengths, in black.
pink and blue. Our very best $3.00
values; on. sale today
at, suit ,
Women's fine-ribbed cotton Tests,
medium weight, high neck, long
sleeves, all sizes. Best
65c values. 'rJC
New Hosiery 25c Pair
New importation of Women's real lisle lace boot Hosiery a great
special purchase from a prominent manufacturer. Black, navy,
red, tan, white and champagne, all sizes. The grandest
value for the money Portland women ever shared in.
Buy liberally at, pair DC
New Spring and Summer Hosiery now being shown in very large
varieties. Plain colors and fancies, the latest novelties of inr
ported and domestic manufactures. As usual, youll find the
Meier & Frank display larger and better than any in the city.
25c to $8.50 pair.
Principal Portland Agents for Butlerfck Patternsand Publications March Delineator 15c
The Meier a Frank Store
Portland's Largest and Best Store
Artistic Picture Framing to Your Order, Newest Moldings, Lowest Prices Second Floor
1905 Baby Carriages, Go-Carts and Perambulators Handsome Models and All Prices
Custom Shade and Drapery Work Our Specialty All Orders Promptly Executed 3d Floor
500 New Tan Covert Jackets
We're very enthusiastic over our showing of Tan Covert Coats and
the way they are finding new owners. These stylish, serviceable
little garments are destined to great favor this Spring. Our
Cloak buyer anticipated as much, and has provided an assortment
unequaled anywhere. Every new effect, every attractive style, in
grades ranging from 8.50 to $35.00 each.
50 double-breasted Covert Jackets. English fly front or single-
breasted, collarless, shawl or collar effects; also reefer styles,
lined with, taffeta silk or spinners satm. Unusual
values at
Double-breasted tan covert Boxcoats a jaunty gar- t r ff
ment, splendidly made and exceptionally low priced- v w W
Nobby double-breasted, tight-fitting, collarless covert Jackets, tail
ored with noveltv strap effects, new leg-'o-mutton CZl
sleeve; big variety of the latest styles V0,uu
Immense line of Covert Coats in all the best styles at 9, $10, 12,
$15 17, 18, 20, 22.50, 24, 30, 35.
Tomorrow, Great 792d Friday Surprise Sale
$4.50 to $15 Waists at Half Price
300 Handsome Wool Waists comprise the splendid bargain for
tomorrow's Surprise Sale All new, this season's waists in the
very best colors and styles, voiles, Scotch flannels, albatross,
botany, French flannel and broadcloths, in stripes, checks, plain
and silk-embroidered dots Tailor made, and an immense variety
of desirable styles to select from The lot includes every wool
waist we have in stock and gives opportunity to boy a handsome
dress waist or a waist for everyday wear at just half its real
value It is well to remember that a half-price sale at The Meier
& Frank Store is an entirely different affair from the half-price
offerings of some stores Values range from J Or5"
$4.50 to $15 Tomorrow only your choice a2
See Fifth-Street Window Display
$4.50 Spring Hats $2.95 Ea.
About half the lot of Spring Hats offered at an extremely low
I price remain for those who come today Very latest Spring
styles in turbans, toques, "Charlotte Corday" effects, fancy
braids, chiffons and lace, all the newest colors, a special pur
chase made by our millinery buyer now in New York City
Every hat $4.50 value, your choice whDe they last $2.95 Ea.
New Flower Hats in a Superb Variety
New Neckwear by Express
The new Spring Neckwear keeps coming by
every express The display at this early day
is what you would expect to find in April
Many new and dainty ideas A few hints
Venise and Duchess Lace Stocks, with cuffs to match,
set 7uc to $3-25
Blind Embroidery Sets and Turnovers, very pretty styles,
each I 35c to S5c
New plaid Four-in-Hands and Windsor Ties at, each .
23c and 50c
.Lace and Chiffon Jabot and Stocks. Beautiful styles from
each Soc te 93.00
New Velvet Turnovers with burnt and painted designs.
assorted colors. Beautiful novelties and only, each.. 35c
Special Bargains.
Special lot of women's Hat Drapes, in
assorted shades. Best 50c o
values, on sale for, each &OC
"Lairgc assortment of women's Belts
all colors and all sizes. Values up
to 75c each, on sale today
at, each iC
Big lot of Girdle and Crush Belts, all
slzep, colors red, brown and black.
Best 25c values, on sale m
for, each icC
Fringed Tray Cloths 18x27 inches.
Great special values. t
each c
Fringed Scarfs 18x43 and 1Sx54 inch.
25c and 35c values. m
each. (Second floor.) J C
Lot of 25c Hand Bags, each 17c
Men's Spring Clothing
Suits and Topcoats
Stein-BIoch Hart,Schafmer (8b Marx,
Two of the best clothing manufacturers in the land are repre
sented m the Spring display we are making today of Men's
Suits and Topcoats Both are famous for the style and general
get-up of their product The excellence of the ready-made
clothing they offer has created for hundreds of the leading
retailers tnroughout the land a field among men who in days
gone by would never hear of a ready-made garment What a
change juts jaken place the past few years Today, professional
men, substantial business men by the thousands are to be found
among the patrons of ready-to-wear clothing Our stock con
tains the, newest and best for Spring
Stein-BIoch Suits $25 and $27.50
Hart, Schaffner &. Marx Suits, $18.00, $20.00 and $22.50
4tj Usffc or Spring. New blocks in Derbys and
flawed nCita s0ft hats. Black, Brown and gray. A
Hat the equal of any .$5.00 model, can be bought at the
price of, each
Picture Dept. Bargains
Guaranteed gold-plate Photo Frames, round and oval
openings. Great value, each -rC
16x20 Posters. Extraordinary values at, each 19d
10x12 Indian Heads and "Sportive Coons," in poster Ar
effects, with red binding. Great values, each. IHfC
Colored Medallions, 5x7 inches. Great value, each 7p
Great special lot of large-size framed Pictures, many i J q
subjects. Greatest values we nave ever offered at. .V
Closing out a great special lot of Oil Paintings. tr
Worth $10.00 each, at, each tB.V
Passepartout Binding, in red, white, black and gray. 4
Matchless value at this low price, roll
Artistic Picture Framing to your order at low prices. Closing
out. Slightly damaged pictures at ridiculously low prices.
Second floor.
New Dress Skirts $12 to $30
More new voile and etamine Dress and Walking Skirts
just received with or without sflk drops, fancy braid trim
med or taffeta silk bands The very latest effects Over
100 skirts to select from at these prices: $12.50, $14,
$15, $16, $18, $20, $21, $22, $25, $30.
New white Alpaca and Sicilian Skirts at $10 and $12.50
Women's 1905 Walking Suits, in eta
mines, cheviots, cashmeres and man
nish mixtures, blue, black, brown,
grays - and tans, in jacket styles,
blouse effects, with Peplin and Nor
folks;. very attractive models in
splendid variety, 20, 22.50,
26 and 28 each.
200 new 1905 Walking Skirts, in al
pacas, homespuns, cashmeres, chev
iots, broadcloths, tweeds, serges an
fancy worsteds, made with plain
flare, box plaits and kilt effects, blue,
black, grays, browns, tans, light and
dark mixtures, 8, 9, 10, 12, i
up to 20.
New Shirtwaist . Suits
An unusually large showing of new
Shirtwaist , Suits for ao early in the
season. Plain taffeta silks, checked
and plaid silks, wool shirtwaist suits,
alpaca shirtwaist suits, all the new
est tailored effects, also fancy styles,
blues, browns, blacks, greens, reds,
tans and fancy mixtures
Prices run $9, $12, $16.50, $18, $20, $22.50, $25.00,
$36 and Up to $42 a Suit
The New Linen Waists
The new Linen Waists were accorded a grand reception yester
day. Hundreds of Portland's best dressers viewed them, and
not a few bought. The display is a very .large one, and includes
the handsomest styles in French hand-embroidered linens, Eng
lish embroidered b'nens, Irish linens, silk linens and heavy
linens, tailor-made effects, plain, tucks and side plaits, white
and colors. 2.75 up to 25.00.
New White Goods Ready
Fancy white mercerized Madras, in a big assortment of styles;
yard . 25 to 50
Beautiful new wnite Cheviots; yard 30, 40, 50d
White cotton Poplins; yard : . .40$ to 50?
New vrhite Jacouat; beautiful material for waists; the yard. .50
New white Piques, in fancy styles ; the yard. .45, 75 and 1
Hundreds of thousands of yards of new colored Wash Materials,
for waists, gowns, shirtwaist suits, etc.; every new fabric, every
new fashion is. represented, and every yard marked at the usual
reasonable prices that always prevail at The Meier & Frank
J. W. Bennett, a Alarshfleld banker,
is spending a few days in Portland.
C H. Green, "a well-known Saginaw,
Mich., lumberman, is at the Portland.
Martin Conrad, ot Milwaukee, famous
as a manufacturer of wagons, is a Port
land guesU ;
H, Wise, one of Astoria's leading
merchants, was registered at the Port
land yesterday.
Mr. and Mrs. F. D. Kuettncr, of As
toria, have returned home, after a few
days visit in Albany and this city.
Charles B. Bartel, a well-known Bast
Side pioneer, has been confined to his
home for 4 several months with severe
Mrs. D. A. Thompson, wife of Kev.
D. A. Thompson,. of the Scllwood Pres
byterian Church, was much Improved yes
terday from the severe Illness from whl h
she has been suffering for the past week.
NEWT IORK,. Feb. 15. (Special.)
Northwestern people registered at New
York hotels today as follows:
From Spokane R. "W. Nuzum and
wife. M. J. Gordon and wife, at the
From Seattle J. R. Lane, at the
Spalding; W. L. Speckleman. at tho Al
bert; H. R. Road. W. C Hcrvoy. at the
Ill Health Caused Suicide.
LOS ANGELES. Cal., Feb. 15. Morris
Rothschild, a well-known racetrack
man of Chicago, committed suicide at
the Hotel Lexington here today by
shooting- himself in tho temple with a
revolver. Rothschild, who was 42
years ot age. suffered from lung
trouble. He loft a note saying- that he
killed himself because of ill health, and
directing that his personal effects be
sent to his family at Chicago.
Great Orchard In Grand Ronde.
LA GRANDE. Or.. Feb. 15. (Special.)
M. L. Causej one of Grand Ronde's Icad-
Ing fruitgrowers, will soon set out 9000
first-class fruit trers, .mosUy apples, on a
160-acre tract which Joins a 160-acrc tract
already set out. This will make a solid
apple orchard of 320 acres of the bost
apples grown, and In a few years an an
nual shipment of 10.SGO boxes or IS cars
can be sent out from this orchard.
flo cure scrofula, salt rheum, dyspepsia,
aparilla. -
PJw' Care has cured cbUKh for man '
yArs. It Is stilt on the market. 23c.