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THE MORNING OREGOXIAN, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 17, 1907.
CITY NEWS IN BRIEF
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BAKER THEATER (Sd bat. Tamhltl and
Taylor.) Baker Theater Company In
"The Admirable Crlchlnn": tonight at
S ift; matinee Saturday at 2:1S P. M.
EMPIRE THEATER tilth and Morrison.)
Hello Bill": tonight at S:15; reatlneea
Wednesday and Saturday at 2:1a P. M.
CBANB THEATEK Waahlngt.m. between
Park and -vnia) Vaudeville. 2:30. T;0
and 0 F. M.
VANTAGES THEATER t and Stark)'
Continuous vaudeville. S;0. 7: SO, 9 P. M.
LYRIC THEATER 7th and Alder) TUa
Ljrlo Stock Company In "Acroaa the Po
tomac"; matlnoe at 2:16; tonight at 8:15.
6TAR THEATER (Park and Washington)
Allen stock Company In "Northern
Lights"; matinees Tuesday. Thursday, b'at
utaay and Sunday at 2:1 P- M-i tonight
Talks ron Referendum. Eugene F.
Palmer, a farmer of Linn Countj-, and
one of' the leaders of the referendum
move against the University of Oregon
appropriation, arrived in Portland Mon
day end wilt be here several days feel
ing the public pulse. Mr. Palmer was
Riven the opportunity of speaking on'
this subject before the Nolta Progressive
Club Monday night. He set forth the
object by the Grangers. He declared the
move was not against higher education,
but rather in the interest of real educa
tion. Mr. Palmer said that not ti of
1 per cent of the students of the public
schools enter the colleges, and hence,
he said, that the public schools ought to
be well supported. An appropriation of
JlCo.OOO annually for the State University
was excessive at this time, he said, and
demonstrated a spirit of extravagance
In the use of public money that ought
to be checked. Mr. Palmer said that the
university would not be crippled, as It
had jso.ooo a year In any case. Mr.
Palmer has some of the petition with
him, but whether they will be circulated
in Multnomah County will depend on cir
cumstances. Sentiment In this county
seems to be decidedly against disturb
ing the University of Oregon appropri
ation. North wept Fuicniturk Review Is
'Out. The Northwest Furniture Review
made its Initial bow to the public ye
terday. On its title page appear the
three Pacific Northwest cities Portland,
Tacoma and Seattle as its sponsors. The
new magazine is of 23 pages, printed on
heavy paper. Illustrated with excellent
half-tones and chock full, of readable ar
ticles. Interesting to the furniture trade
and to furniture-buyers. The Review la
to be devoted to the Interests of the fur
nil ure, trade in general, but the trade
and manufacture of furniture In the
Northwest in particular. It is the pioneer
trade paper published on the Coast con
cerning this field, and Us publishers
Vincent-Merrick Publishing Co. deserve
the success the magazine merits. The
publishers are Portland newspaper men.
who may confidently expect the hearty
ftood will and best wishes of their fellow
workers In newspaper and trade Journal
Timber Cruiser Is Accused. On a
charge of obtaining money under false
pretenses, R. F. Louden, a timber cruiser,
was arrested by the police yesterday
morning and was released on cash bail of
JL'OOO which he secured by making a trip
to his safety-deposit box. He will have
a preliminary hearing In the Municipal
Court. Lawyer John F. Logan is his
counsel. A complaint was lodged against
Louden recently, and the police had been
looking for him for several days. The
charge against him la that he located
Mrs. Mary 8. Craig on a tract of land In
the Santlum country, on which he Is
said to have represented there was valu
able timber. She. swears In her complaint
that slip paid him $100. She declares there
was no timber, but much stone there.
Former Portland Man Promoted. E.
C -KnoernschUd. who built the City Mar
ket, at Third and Market. streets, is now
living in Milwaukee, Wis. In writing to
Secretary Laber, of the Board of Trade,
he announces that he has been elected
assistant cashier of the Merchants' &
Manufacturers' Bank of Milwaukee, a
new concern, with JIOO.OOO capital, which
is to be Increased to JiW.OOO In May. Mr.
KnoernschUd, who lived lit Portland for
about a year, says; "I get reports from
Portland quite frequently, and I am sure
everything ig gratifying. Portland has a
soft spot in my heart, and If I were to
leave Milwaukee, Portland Is the spot
I would aim for."
Lecture) on Forkbtiit. EX P. Sheldon,
who conducts a class In forestry at the
Y. M. C. A., will deliver a lecture tonight
at the Y. M. C. A. auditorium on "The
Forestry Movement In America." The
address will be illustrated with stereop
ticou views, and the public is invited.
There will be no admission charge. Mr.
Sheldon Is secretary of the Oregon &
Washington Lumber Manufacturers- As
sociation, and is thoroughly informed on
all subjects relating to forestry. He has
given the subject careful study for years.
The address wi!tmark the closing of the
class work In the subject for the year.
Arrested as Wifb-Beater. Through
the efforts of John Erickson, Bmil Leep
was arrested by the police at his home,
7S3 Tacoma street, yesterday afternoon
and was lodged In the City Jail, charged
with wife-beating. Krickson. who is
a friend of the family, swore to the com
plaint M the Municipal Court. He said
he. was actuated by sympathy for the
couple, especially for Mra. Leep.
Stock Cojipant Arrives. Miss Mar
garet Pitt, leading woman; Raymond
AVhlttaker, leading man; Miss Lillian
Field. Ingenue, and other members of the
new Seaman Stock Company have arrived
from the Kant, and commenced rehearsals
yesterday. -The company will open its
season at the Rmplre next Sunday after
noon in "The Black Hand."
Funeral, of Mrs. Giien. The funeral
of Mrs. Catherine Gren, wife of Andrey
,Oren. took place yesterday from St.
Francis- Church. East Oak street. : In
terment was in Riverview Cemetery. Mrs.
Gren -was S2 years old. She lived on
Willamette boulevard. In St. Johns.
Firb in Icehouse. Sparks from a
passing locomotive set fire to an old
ice plant at the foot of Kearney street
nt S:lo last night, and the Fire Depart
ment was called out. The flumes, which
were on the roof, were quickly extin
guished, with small loss.
Library Will Be Opened. The St.
' Johns Public Library and Reading Room,
In the Holbrook block, will be opened
Wednesday night at S o'clock. A short
programme and a social time has been
Thb Magic Transforming Photograph
Is the newest German post card novelty.
To be had only at The Postal Shop, 124
Fifth street, where you will also find
e that unique souvenir, the Portland Pap
poose. Come now and invest in a block or two
In ftossmere. You will never get the
opportunity again at prices offered you:
The Title Guarantee & Trust Company,
1'40 Washington street.
Grt a Block in Rossmere and double
your money this Summer. We will show
you the property any time. The ' Title
. Guarantee & Trust Company, 24X Wash-
Shriners. Attention. Complete as
sortment of Shriners' cards, nicely lith
ographed and embossed. The Irwin
Ilodson Co., First and Salmon sts. Phone
Main 31 :.
Desk room for rent, reasonably. Use
of phone and private office. Main 2349.
C. F. PruuGER Is going Kast on busi
ness and will return In two weeks.
Dr. William House, nervous diseases.
Not Going to Jamestown. A. DeCap
rio, director of DeCaprio's Band, which
filled an engagement at the Lewis- and
Clark Exposition, yesterday received a
telegram from the officials of the James
town Exposition .notifying him that the
serv ices of his organization had not been
engaged for the fair at that place. Mr.
DeCaprio, in seeking - to contract the
services ' of his band to the Jamestown
Exposition management, was strongly in
dorsed by the late H. W. Goode. who was
president of the Lewis and Clark Fair:
by the Chamber of Commerce and prom
inent citizens. Mr. DeCaprio had re
ceived every assurance from the James
town Exposition management that a
contract would be closed with him, but
the failure of the Oregon Legislature to
make an appropriation for an exhibit at
the exposition from this state Is pre
sumed to have had a strong Influence in
causing the rejection of the application
of the Oregon band leader.
Vancouver Fill Will Be Made The
fill on Vancouver avenue, between Broad
way and "Wheeler streets, will be made
by the Pacific Bridge Company. Coun
cilman Menefee, of the Ninth Ward, said
yesterday that this Improvement, which
has long been delayed, will now be car
ried through. Vancouver avenue will be
Improved through to Russell street. From
Russell to Alblna It has already been
improved. Vancouver avenue Is still a
county road north from Alblna avenue,
but the county has been improving that
portion of the street. The improvement
of Vancouver avenue has been de
layed about ten years, mainly on ac
count of this fill, for which a contract
has Just been let.'
Traffic Across Montgomery Slough.
Streetcars on the Lower Alblna line are
again being operated across Montgomery
Slough, with a transfer of passengers.
Car traffic has been prevented for sev
eral months on account of the -fill under
way across this slough. The dump
trains from Mount Tabor were run to
Lower Alblna to fill up the center of
the embankment, so the cars could run
over it. These trains have resumed work
on the East Oak-street fill, leaving the
Montgomery embankment to be finished
by the sub-contractors.
Former Portland Woman Dies. Word
was received last night of the death in Los
Angeles yesterday of Mrs. Mary C. Scher
merhorn, a former resident of Portland.
She was the eldest daughter of ' Mr. and
Mrs. I. Lawler, of this city, and sister
of Kathleen and Nona Iawlcr. She was
a graduate of Portland High School and
lived In this city until three years ago,
when she was married and moved to Cal
ifornia. Her motlter and sister. Kathleen,
have gone to Los Angeles and will bring
the remains to Portland for interment.
Will Graduate From Lehigh. Among
the 133 candidates for degrees at Lehigh
University, South Bethlehem. Pa., next
June, is John Denny Scott, of Portland,
who will present a thesis on "Experimen
tal 'Determination of Combustion Tem
peratures in the Gas Engine" for the de
gree of mechanical engineer. There are
708 students attending Lehigh University
Valuable Horse to Be' Shot. The
horse of James Lyons, a liveryman own
ing a stable at Union avenue and East
Alder' streets, which caused excitement
bv running into the dwelling of W. C.
Seachrist Saturday, was ruined in that
runaway. He will have to be shot.
Council of Jewish Women. The study
class of the Council of Jewish Women
will meet today at 2:30 P. M. in the
Selling-Hlrsch Hall. The subject of the
afternoon "Abraham Hm Ezra" will be
presented by Rabbi Jonah B. Wise.
Death ' of L. Feurer. L. Feurer, for
many years employed by the Gambrinus
Brewing Company, died yesterday at Seattle.-
News of his death was received by
, telegram last night. Mr. Feurer had
many friends in this city.
Goods Taken on storage. Transfer or
space rented on the track. Address West
ern Storage ac Transfer Company, 321
Luckt for Oregon when Wooster came.
Rainier Bohtled Beer. Phone M. 321.
CLUB TAKES ON NEW LIFE
South Portland Meeting Also Con
siders Things Political.
The Meeting which was called last
night for the purpose of reorganizing;
the South Portland Improvement Asso
ciation, at Jones' Hall, Front and Gibbs
streets, developed largely into a polit
ical discussion, in which every speaker
dealt with the issues of the campaign
in the same breath that he voiced the
sentiment of the association for paved
-streets, and the general commercial
progress of South Portland.-
Mllton W. Smith acted as chairman
of the meeting, and J. H. McGowan
was secretary. A. M. Himes devoted
considerable time to the bill that would
repeal the 2-mtll tax for bridge im
provements. a matter In which the as
sociation . is greatly interested.' He
said that he did not favor the free-water
measure. He said he supported the
improvement and progress of South
Portland, and he would devote his time
to doing all he could, but he did not
favor a bill that would deprive the city
of the 2-mill tax for bridge improve
ments. Louis Zimmerman, Republican can
didate for Mayor, answered an attack
made on him by C. W. Lelck, of the
United States Engineering Department.
In connection with the South Portland
packing-house in which Zimmerman is
Councilman Beldlng. " of -the Sixth
Ward, spoke in behalf of a better wa
ter system, urged the people to rally,
to the support of that part of the city.
Ite rnl1fr1 to nttflt'Ws mnrtn on him In
regard to street-improvements saying
that he was doing all in his power to
push the work in that line, but that he
alone could not go faster than the rest.
and that all he asked was a fair chance.
Z. H. Strode. ex-City Attorney, spoke
on the needed improvements. He said
he did not favor a free-water system.
if it tended to Injure other Interests of
the city. ,
E. B. Colwell, et-Representative,
pledged his support to the betterment
of streets, building of bridges and sew
ers. He hoped that a reorganization
might be effected to do better work.
He also spent considerable time ex
plaining his position on the free-water
A committee was appointed to meet
and outline a plan by which a strong
reorganization can be effected. It con
sists of J. B. Laber, B. C. Pelton and
A. McGowan. A meeting of the com
mittee will be held this afternoon at
the office of Milton W. Smith. Secre
tary Laber, of the Board of Trade, has
been influential In bringing about the
reorganization of the association. - An
other meeting will be held by the asso
ciation next Tuesday night.
HARWAS CONCERT TONIGHT
Large Audience Will. Greet Popular
. Portland Favorite at Heilig.
The testimonial concert to be given
this evening at the Heilig Theater for
Miss Elizabeth Harwas promises to be
one of the particularly enjoyable occa
sions of the season. Indications point to
an audience of unusually liberal propor
tions, for a large part of the house has
been already spoken for by the friends
of this popular musical favorite.
Miss Harwas will herself appear in
several numbers, and the splendid talent
who are to assist her assures a musical
treat of high merit.
The Chickering piano has been chosen
and will be used. Tonight's concert is
being given under the direction of Mr.
Gaorae I Ra War. a
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With and Washington Sts.
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BIG PARADE BY RED MEN
Oregon Will Have Unique Indian
Exhibition at Home.
In war-paint and feathers, the Minne
haha Tribe of Red Men are planning
a spectacular street parade for May 12.
A pow-wow of tribes from all over tne
state will be held at the same time. A
special meeting of the local tribe was
held last night, and a general committee
was appointed to undertake the work
Incident to the affair. The members are:
J. H. Jones, chairman; L. Carstensen,
secretary; G. M. Orton, E. J. Hyland, A.
G. Clark. Harry Gurr, Paul Otto, J.
Seliger and L.' Bruce. .A. G. Clark will
have full charge of (he parade, as grand
The parade will be one of the most
unique affairs ever seen in Portland.
Every tribe In the state will be asked
to participate, and every member in line
will be dressed In full Indian costume.
Each tribe will have different designs.
and the effect will be very grotesque,
as well as Interesting to witness. Sec
retary Carsten8en is busily engaged in
sending out notices, and a large delega
tion from each tribe is expected to par
ticipate. M'KENNA ORDINANCE LOST
Only Hope Now Lies in Subsequent
Of the 241. names on the McKenna
Sunday closing and 1000 liquor license pe
tition a total or 1035 have been crossed
out. -The work of the canvassing com
mittee was completed at noon yesterday
and when the rejections were footed up
the total was found to be Just 1035, or 800
more than Is required to keep the petition
off the official ballot.
The Municipal Association will not be
able to open Its campaign of reinstate
ment before the end of the week. In
quiry at' the County Clerk's office by
representatives of the association yester
day revealed that the new registration
cards will not be segregated and arranged
in order before Friday or Saturday. Noth
ing can be done towards getting the cancel-id
names back until this routine has
been finished. Then a day or two will
Btiffice to compare the rejected list and
see if any names may be reinstated
through subsequent registration.
The promoters of the ordinance are con
fident of Eettina the measure on the ballot
at the coming election, while the liquor
Interests contend that such a thing will
be ImpossiDle. .Under the law 235 names
of persons other than voters is sufficient
to bar it from a place on tne ballot.
All the delicacies of the season at the
Portland Restaurant; fine private apart
ments for parties. 30$ Wash., near 6th.
Slob Kiddles Body With Bullets.
NEW ORLEANS. April 16. Charles
CASTOR I A
For Infants and Children.
The Kind You Have Always Bought
Another car of
Has arrived, and we are now in position to supply all who have
been waiting for them.
The Great Melville
PLAYER-PIANO is positively the only one in the world which
plays all the ke3rs of a modern upright, and the player mechan
ism is all inside of the piano. . All other players have a range
of only 65 notes. '
Why get a combination which leaves 23 silent notes, when
the instrument is played by means of the perforated roll T Yon
can get music from the entire 88 notes of the Melville Clark
Apollo Player-Piano when played either way. In this wonder
ful instrument, the points of superiority are so many that we
cannot begin to enumerate them here, so we cordially invite
you to come and see them in the many varieties of styles and
woods.' Open evenings. .
(Successors to Soule Bros. Piano Co.)
374 Morrison Street. Corner Morrison and "West Park.
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AN economical wife has made
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a ftuv-vciwu nusuaiiu.
Savings Bank ' A
Muu.-HiIlIlIIUH(ilf illtllttlUllUHIMll'CtHfmi IUC'II nilllimirai--ani
Strauss, the negro who was charged with
criminal assault on a white woman near
Bunkie. Sunday, was taken from officers
by a mob and hanged to a tree about six
miles from Bunkie today. His body was
riddled with bullets:
KISER FOH SCENIC PHOTOS.
Lobby Imperial Hotel.
There are 5,000,000 Reasons
There are c million people wearing
O'Sullivan's Rubber Heels, because
of the comfort they give the
buoyancy the rebound to
every step. Every one of these $
million people is a proof that
' O'Sullivan's heels are good ; every
one a reason why you should try
them. Only 50c put on at any
s Sample. AddretsDeni.
Mt,Crta a Csatn. aaaawMJLT.
THAT GOES TWICE AS FAR
There is nothing that
costs so little, both money
and work, and that goes
so far if it has the chance.
Your jrocer returns your money if you don't
like ScbillinK's Best: we pay him.
A ftS.M roll ss
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ftoom 403 Dekaiat
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i2ots' and Children's Summer 1learables
97fake a Careful Comparison
THE show-windows always reflect the nature of the
selection that can be offered by a store we invite
a critical comparison of displays. You will find that our
range of styles is greatest, our models most exclusive,
our cloth patterns most attractive, our prices most rea
sonable and our .guarantee most comprehensive.
EVERY modern shopping convenience is provided
roomy departments, good light,' ground floor, waiting-room'
telephone, obliging salesmen.
Free with every Suit or Reefer at $3.35, or over, Roller skates
or other valuable presents that children appreciate
It's funny to see the other
fellow caught, if you are "in
out of the wet" in one of our
light-weight rainproof Coats.
Then you can give the "merry
ha-ha" to the weather.
Here are Soft Hats that stay
Good Shoes for all kinds of
16S and las Third St.
i light: lunches i
SERVED AT ALL
; 310 WASHINGTON ST. ;
BET. FIFTH AND SIXTH.
ally tamrlsi, Ant.
flelal Ta fitted.
isa T ST,
Uriw u4 Bl BqulppM Optical ..
KaftaiMi la Bortawaal
Schwab Printing Co.
'ttsT wouk. ntMsoKJUt rttctt
J47M STARK STREET!
Arrowhead Hot Springs
Ban Bernardino County. California.
Elevation 2j00 feet; new hotel; water
and mud bat lis. Writ for booklet.
Direct Importers of tsavy and foreign chemicals, French perfumes
and proprietaries, Haarlem oil, Japanese camphor and menthol, Eng-iisa
chalk, German hyposulphite soda and chloride of. lime la lead-lined
Private switching track from all railroads to our doors.
We Invite correspondence.
Conveniently located at Ninth and Hoyt streets, near Union Fassencs
1 WHO WEAR
5 them SAY
COLUMBIAN OPTICAL COMPANY
Denver, Omaha, Kansas City, Salt Lake, Dallas. Tex. Portland. Or. '
IS Sixth St. FLOYD -F. BSOWEB, Mar. Orecontaa. Bid.
20 Years' Active Practice la Portland.
208-213 FAILING BUILDING CORNER THIRD AND WASHINGTON-
phone Main 3028. Open Evealoss Till 8, Sundays A. M. to la M.
'pHE horse sense" tnd skill of Crossett
designers show in the stylish outlines of
Crossett Shoes and in the honesty of their
manufacture. The leathers and findings and
the workmanship are the very best.
llakes Life's Yalk Easy
Call on our sgent in your city, or writs ns
LEWIS A. CROSSETT, Inc., No. Abington, Mass.
KrvPtoks are best
Tney stand the test
SAVE YOUR TEETH
Neplect is the caiifte of most tooth
troubles. We perform all worlt
oromptly. carefully and scientifical
ly. Our Crown and Bridge work la
perfection. Teeth extracted with
out caufline; the slightest pain.
Perftct fitting-, flexible rubber
plates SS-OO and upwards. Pain
less extraction &0o per tooth.