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PORTLAND, OREGON, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 1910.
PRICE FIVE CENTS.
MAN ARRESTED FOR
KIDNAPING HIS SON
CLAIMANT IS LEFT
TO BATTLE ALONE
TO BE SUPREME
TRUCK DRIVERS TO
PEER INTO MIRRORS
SUES FOR DIVORCE
HELD FOB MURDER
TAKES BOY FROM MOTHER,
WHO SEEKS DIVORCE.
LAWYERS GIVE TP CASE OF
SACKVILLE'S NATTJRAL SON-.
FREAK TRAFFIC ORDINANCE IS
PASSED AT LOS ANGELES.
Body Is Found in Water
WILLIAM GOHL IS ACCUSED
Aberdeen Police Said to Have
iBAY YIELDS MANY DEAD
III Five Years 40 "Floaters" Have
Drifted Ashore in Grays Harbor.
Boasting by Prisoner Leads to
His Immediate Arrest.
ABERDBTEy, Wash., Feb. 3. (Special.')
With the arrest here today of "William
Gohl, agent for the Sailors' Union, on a
charge of murder, the police believe they
have found evidence of a series of grew
nme crimes equal to the mysteries of
the Gunness farm tragedies.
Gohl Is accused of killing Charles Hat
berg, a sailor and farmer caretaker for
Gohl. Hatberg's body, with a 50-pound
anchor tied to It and two Jagged bullet
boles In the head, was dragged from the
waters of Grays Harbor, at the mouth of
Indian Creek, yesterday afternoon.
Boasts; Arrest Follows. "
Chief of Police George Dean Is author
ity for the statement that boasting re
marks by Gohl led to his immediate ar
rest. During the past five years more than
40 bodies have been recovered from the
"waters of the harbor. Many of the
bodies bore evidence of death by vio
lence, but at no time have the authori
ties believed they had sufficient evi
dence to make criminal charges, and
the Coroner juries have been compelled
to return unsatisfactory verdicts. It Is
the Gunness story over again with the
exception that the water and not the
earth has been used for graves.
Jailed Before Warrant Is Read.
Gohl was arrested by City Detective
K. Y. Church, and the warrant was not
(read to him until he was placed in
"My God," exclaimed Gohl, when the
i charge was made known to him.
'"Please notify my wife and my attor
ney. Wilson Buttner."
Men are now dragging the waters
-for the body of John Hoffman, who re
cently disappeared, with Charles Hat
berg, and who, the police have reason
for believing, has also met with foul
natberg Gobi's Witness.
Hatberg, who It is said was friendly
with Gohl, last Summer lived in a
shack on the waterfront which he had
leased from Gohl. When Gohl was ar
rested last Summer on a charge of hav
ilng stolon automobile blankets, Hat-
berg was one of the principal wit
messes for the defendant.
Hatberg is believed to have been
murdered shortly before Christmas,
1909. Two Jagged bullet holes In the
back of his head mutely testify to the
I cause of death. When Hatberg's body
was found, a 50-pound anchor was tied
( to his waist and his revolver was
fastened to one of the flukes of the
Anchor Is Identified.
The anchor attached to Tlatbcrgs body
has been identified as one belonging to
Caldwell Bros., logger, which was stolen
from one of the Caldwell Bros.' launches
last Spring. The anchor is of a peculiar
jiatent and easy of identification. The
police say they know who had possession
of the anchor.
Gohl in an interview tonight denied
all knowledge of the murder of Hatberg.
"There is nothing to it." he stoutly
affirmed- "There is no more to tills
caise than there was to the laprobe accu
sation, and you know how that came out.
I dnn't know any thing about Hatberg
or bow his body came to he found in
Gohl Given Heavy Fine.
Gobi has for the past seven years
served s local agent for the Sailors'
union, coming here from Pan Francisco
to take chance of the local office. He
lias several times given Grays Harbor
pence officers trouble. During the big
waterfront strike of 1005 he was charged
with "assaulting men under arms." Then
Gohl. loading a body of men in a gaso
line launch, attacked the schooner Fear
less as Hhe was lying at anchor in the
lower harbor, and succeeded in taking
off members of her nonunion crew. For
this he was tried in the Superior Court
and fined $1250, which fine was sustained
In an appeal to the Supreme Court.
H0PPE IS OVER 200 AHEAD
BIIMardist Makes Second 500, Morn
ingstar Close Behind.
FITTPBtTRG. Feb. 3. Willie Hoppe ran
up a second block of 500 .points tonight in
hi irX-polnt championship 1S.2 balkllne
billiard match with Ora Morningstar, but
his opponent was close on his heels with
The total score now stands: Hoppe 1000,
Party Seized on Way to Mexico and
Much Traveling Results From
I. opal Activity.
SAX FRANCISCO, Feb. 3. Special.)
Louis B. Adams, a wealthy San Fran
ciscan, N. W. Murphy and Nora Mc
Laughlin, a nurse, are under arrest at
Tucson for kidnaping Adams' 10-year-old
son John and taking him to Mexico.
The story is peculiar. Mrs. Daisy Kim
ball Adams Is suing her husband hero
for divorce and pending the result of an
appeal to the courts she bad possession
of the 10-year-old boy, who has Inherited
$300,000 in his own right.
The father last week got hold of the
boy and took him on the Southern Pa
cific to Old Mexico. The mother tele
graphed to the authorities and the party
was arrested Tuesday at El Paso, Tex.
Detective Charles , Taylor, who repre
sented the mother and Identified the
party in El Paso, was taking all Involved
back to this city on extradition, when ha
was held up at Tuma on a habeas cor
pus and ail were taken back to Tucson.
Detective Arthur McPhee leaves here to
night for Tucson with, fresh extradition
Today in court Mrs. John S. Kimball,
grandmother of the boy, was made his le
gal guardian. All principals to the suit
are very wealthy.
ACTOR-SMOKERS NEAR BAN
Spokane Chief to Require Fireproof
Rooms for Hasty Whiffs.
SPOKANE, Wash., Feb. 3. (Special.)
No -more hasty smokes for the actors, no
more quiet puffs from the cigarette for
the chorus girls unless they retire to a
Fire Chief Harry Meyers will Issue this
order to the theatrical managers of this
city Immediately, to put a atop to smok
ing In the dressing-rooms.
"That is one of the most dangerous
practices going on in this city at present,"
said Chief Meyers. "Actors rush off the
stage, grab a cigarette and light It, never
paying any attention to where they throw
the matches. The burning stubs go on
the floor any place. My idea is to pro
vide a fireproof smoking-room and re
quire the smokers to retire to this place
instead of using the dressing-rooms."
Chief Meyers said the case would be
taken up immediately with the Fire Com
missioners and then before the City Coun
VALUABLE WITNESS FOUND
Former Official May Talk in Beef
CHICAGO, Feb. 3. That the Govern
ment has found a valuable and well-informed
witness In the beef trust case In
the person of a former trusted , official
of a large packing company was the re
port about the Federal building. This
man is said to be on a pension at pres
ent, but has consented to tell the Jury
all he knows In return for Immunity.
Two more employes of Swift & Co. were
Ralph Crews and Arthur Colby, gen
eral counsel and assistant treasurer of
the National Packing Company, were
the principal witnesses before the Fed
eral grand jury tcday. Mr. Crews car
ried a number of books and papers Into
the Jury room and in a few minutes he
came out without them.
DOGS AFTER GREAT CAT
Salemite's Siberian Hounds to Seek
Jest r uctl ve Cou gar.
SALEM. Or., Feb. 3. (Special.)
Henry jVtnrnarch has purchased two Im
mense Siberian hounds, which he will
take out tomorrow to Brown's Island,
a few miles up river, to hunt a mam
moth cougar that has been terrifying
people In that vicinity.
The cougar has been on the Island for
aging on farms since the- recent high
water. The brute destroyed several ani
mals a.s well as terrorizing some of the
Marnarch says he will catch the cougar,
lie will leave here shortly for the Alberta
country to live on his homestead and
will take the hounds with him to run
DOUBLE SERVICE ASKED
Telephone Companies in Los Angeles
May Join Systems.
LOS AXJ3KL.B3. Feb. 3. If the plan
proposed today to the public utilities by
the Municipal League is adopted the sub
scribers in this city will enjoy the serv
ice of two existing telephone systems in
stead of the one they now subscribe to.
The plan is to have both companies
agree to connect their lines for sub
scribers upon payment of a fee of 5 cents
for each connection.
It is thought a decision in the matter
by the companies will be made within a
ACTRESS GRANTED DIVORCE
May Buckley Seen res Decree Against
W. S. Martin.
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 3. Mrs. Marie
Martin, known on the stage as May
Buckley, was today granted an inter
locutory decree of divorce from W. S.
Martin, whom she married' in Denver
on January 17 of last year.
Cruelty was the ground of the com
plaint and the suit was not contested-
leat- Inspection Left
to Future Action.
MiNSMUMS ARE EXCHANGED
Business of Half Billion Annu
ally Is Involved.
BOTH COUNTRIES GAIN
President Gratified That Agreement
Has Been Reached Berlin Learna
About Pure Food' Law and Will
Modify Pork Regulations.
WASHINOTON, Feb. 3. Concessiocs.by
both the United States and Germany have
averted a threatened tariff war.
Negotiations have been concluded, be
tween the two countries which settle the
question of a minimum and maximum
rate with the exception of the cattle and
dressed meat issue. This was eliminated,
from the present negotiations and will
be taken up later in seperata dlplomatio
representations. Under the agreement
made today American minimum rates
will be exchanged for the entire minimum
list of Germany. The result Is consid
ered advantageous to both countries.
Commerce Not Interrupted.
The State Department today issued a
statement, which in part is as follows:
"By the understanding arrived at, there
will be no tariff war and no interruption
of the enormous commerce passing be
tween the two countries. The magni
tude of this -business appears from the
statement that in the calendar year Just
closed the direct interchange of commodi
ties between Germany and the United
States exceeded $409,000,000, and, allow
ances being made for German importa
tions through other countries, the actual
volume is possibly In excess of J500.000.000.
"Products of the United States will be
assured the fullest opportunity to par
ticipate in the constantly growing business
of the "German Empire. This will be
done on a complete equality with the
competing products of other countries.
Lowest Rates Kxtended.
"By the terms of the commercial agree
ment which has been In force since 1907,
Germany extended to the United States
her conventional or lowest rates on about
100 out of nearly 4000 tariff numbers.
Those 100 numbers covered a large per
centage, in value, of the actual imports
from the United States, but. nevertheless,
left many important commodities of
American manufacture at a disadvantage
in competition with similar products from
"This agreement expires February 7.
It was the earnest desire of the Ger
man government to reach a solution of
the questions at Issue so that the neces
sary legislation might be enacted to
prevent any disturbance of existing
commercial relations. The President
fully reciprocated this sentiment.
Both Countries Friendly.
"In consequence of the'friendly dis
position of both governments, an agree
ment has been reached under which it
will be possible for the German gov
ernment, with the co-operation of the
imperial Parliament, to avoid any in
terruption of trade and at the same
time to extend to the United- States
(Concluded on Pas 0-
Clarke Refuses to Ask Court to
Await Arrival of Documents
LONDON, Feb. . Sir Edward Clarke,
counsel for Sir Ernest Sackville-West in
the tatter's suit to establish that be is the
legitimate son and heir of the late Lord
Lionel Sackville-West, withdrew abrupt
ly from the case today, following a disa
greement with bis client.
Several depositions denying the reputed
marriage of the late Lord Sackville-West
and Josefa Duran had been read, when
Sir Edward arose and announced his re
tirement, in consequence of a letter hand
ed him by his client. In which he was
instructed to request the-court for an ad
journment pending the production of im
portant documents from Spain.
Sir Edward explained he was not pre
pared to apply for an adjournment, as he
could not say that the-Spanlsb documents
referred to were material to his case.
The petitioner's Junior counsel followed
Among the depositions offered when
court opened was a statement by the
diplomat, in which he had said:
"When my daughters stayed In Wash
ington they parsed as my legitimate
children, but everybody knew they were
It was at the conclusion of the reading
of this deposition that Sir ETlward an
nounced his withdrawal. When court
reconvened the petitioner announced that
he desired to plead his own case, adding:
"I know I snail lose, but I will have a
OFFICERS WILL GIVE HOP
Vancouver Barracks Will Be Gay.
Relic of Early Garrison. Found.
VANCOUVER BARRACKS. Feb. 3.
(Special.) An informal hop will be held
at the post gymnasium for officers and
their friends on Tuesday evening, Feb
The post Adjutant has an original
requisition for wood signed in 1833 by
Zachary Taylor, who was then Colonel
of the First Infantry, which is the regi
ment now stationed at Vancouver Bar
racks. The Infant son of Battalion Sergeant
Major Albert C. Bellamy, First Infan
try, who died last night, was burled in
the post cemetery this afternoon.
Sergeant Perry A. HilC Company A,
Is detailed on special duty In charge of
the barracks of Company K, First In
fantry. Second Lieutenant Irving J. Phillip
son, First Infantry, is sick in his quar
ters at the post.
Privates Ward A. Colby and Stephen
Zuwiensky, Company I, First Infantry,
have been appointed Lance Corporals.
Sergeant Thomas G Tucker, Com
pany G, First infantry, left the post
yesterday to spend a month's furlough
Lance Corporal Max ' L. Underwood,
Company I, First Infantry, has been
promoted to the grade of Corporal.
First Lieutenant Elliott Caziare,
First Infantry, has returned from leave
of absence spent in Seattle.
Private Clarence N. Smith, Company
G, First Infantry, who is serving sen
tence under the civil authorities, has
been discharged without honor.
BUYS LOT AS INVESTMENT
Purchaser at Tenth and Everett
Keeps Identity Secret.
A single lot, 50x100 feet, at the south
west corner of Tenth and Everet
streets, has been sold by Jacob Boeh
mer for $23,000. The sale was closed
yesterday. It was negotiated by
George P. Dekum, of the firm of C. K.
Henry & Co. Mr. Dekum says that
the purchaser Is a Portland investor,
who does not want his name mentioned.
The corner is occupied with frame
buildings and will be held as . an In
vestment. Another sale reported yesterday by
Mr. Dekum Is of a single lot at the
northeast corner of Seventeenth and
Lovejoy streets, which also was sold
to an unnamed Investor for $9000. The
property Is 50x100 feet and is vacant.
It was owned by the Beal estate. The
corner is regarded as good for ware
house purposes and may be improved
with a wholesale building by the purchaser.
HEY! STOP THAT. AND GET TO WORK!'
Bay City Completely in
OLD REGIME IS SWEPT AWAY
Liquor Men and Union Heads
Fill Official Boards.
'RULE OR RUIN" IS POLICY
School Board Alone Puts Up Deter
mined Fight Against Executive.
San Francisco May Yet Be
Paris of America.
M'CARTHVS POWER TESTED.
SAN FRAN-CISCO. Kb. S The
Tight of Mayor McCarthy to remove
members the various murtclpal
boards and commissions is being
tested in the courts. Arguments
. were begun this afternoon before
Superior Judge sturtevant on a mo
tion made in behalf of the Mayor to
dissolve the temporary injunction
obtained by three members of the
Taylor Board of Education, restrain
ing him from removing them from
office until his power to do so had
been judicially determined.
Attorneys representing the Mayor
contend that he Is given authority
by the charter to make removals
"for cause," while counsel for the
board holds that the charter declares
against the spoils system.
BY HARRY B. SMITH.
SAN FRANCISCO, Cal., Feb. 3. (Spe
cial.) San Francisco is In the hands
of Mayor McCarthy and his cohorts.
Commencing- with the throwing out of
office of members of the Board of Po
lice Commissioners and following that
up with the decapitation o the mem
bers of the Board of Education, the
newly-elected Mayor practically com
pleted his reign of terror the fore part
of the week, when he lopped off the
heads of 15 more of the Taylor Com
missioners, and In the early hours of
the morning had 15 of his own men
sworn in. Neither the ousted Com
missioners nor any of their attorneys
knew what had happened until long
after the transformation had been ef
fected. Control of Patronage Sought.
It is not the beginning of the end,
but it marks what Mayor McCarthy
said upon his installation into office
that he proposes to run the city after
his own manner. In short, he wants
to control absolutely "and without ques
tion, the patronage of the city, and
failing to convince the Commissioners
that they should resign, he has brought
it about by more tyranical methods.
Saloonmen, members of the Royal
Arch, a liquor dealers' organization,
and heads of various union bodies of
San Francisco, make up, for the most
part, the newly appointed Commissions,
so that it is easy to see. who is going
to rule the roost for the next two years,
City Charter Is Ignored.
It is going far, perhaps, to say that
San Francisco is to be. the Paris of
America, but the complete disregard
(Concluded on Page 6.)
Teamsters of Covered Wagons Must
Bo Able to See Behind Them
in Crowded Districts.
LOS ANGELES. Cal, Feb. S. (Spe
cial.) If a be-whlskered pilot of a
heavyweight truck is seen beatlfteal
ly squinting into a mirror as he steers
his conveyance through the street, it
will not be due to vanity, but to a
freakish traffic ordinance "passed by
the Council today. This Includes the
ukase that drivers of all covered ve
hicles must have some means of see
ing what is going on in the rear as
well as in front, and the looking
glass may be a lady's fine triple
reflector, or the whole front of a
bureau, but it must be there.
Under this ordinance a driver is
liable to arrest and fine if he stops a
vehicle more than two feet from the
curb, or less than 25 feet from 'a city
hydrant or within 40 feet of a street
intersection. A driver must not back
bis vehicle in a downtown street in
such manner as to block traffic, even
for a second.
This is aimed at automobiles. Driv
ers also are ordered to enter alleys in
the business district from the nortli
and leave from the south. The limits
of the taboo district are First and
Tenth streets. Hill and Los Angeles
LIQUOR POURED INTO JAIL
Paper Funnel and Kind Friends
Keep Two Loggers Drunk.
EUGENE, Or., Feb. 3. (Special.) By
means of an improvised paper funnel
running: from the outside of the Jail
to the Inside, two loggers who had
been arrested on a charge of drunk and
disorderly were enabled, with the kind
assistance of their friends, to remain in
a gloriously intoxicated condition all
Chief of Police Farrington meant to
bring them up in Police Court for a
hearing, but their condition was such
that they will not be able to appear
in court until tomorrow morning. The
scheme of their friends was not detect
ed by the City Hall authorities until
late in the day, and much liquor had
been poured through the funnel into
their thirsty throats.
BUZZSAW PROVES FATAL
Head of Karl Webster Cut Off in Mc
VANCOUVER, Wash., Feb. 3. (Spe
cial.) Earl Webster, head sawyer at the
McKenzie sawmill, near Battle Ground,
was Instantly killed yesterday afternoon
by falling- across . rapidly revolving saw.
He was pushing- a log on the dog- in
front of a buzzsaw with a plnchbar, when
the bar slipped and he fell forward. The
portion of his head above his ears was
cut off. Coroner Knapp, after Investigating-
the circumstances, declared, that
death was accidental.
Webster was 45 years old. He Is sur
vived by hl wife and seven children, the
eldest of whom is 15 years of age. The
family lives on Salmon Creek, near
Felida. about six miles from the sawmill.
The Websters came to this county about
three years ago from Wisconsin and the
body may be shipped East for burial.
ASTORIA'S TAXES HIGHER
Dike Improvement and Better
Schools Cause Part of Increase.
ASTORIA, Or., Feb. 3. (Special.) The
work of extending the taxes on this year's
roll has been completed and the roll will
be open for collections next Monday morn
ing. The total is $334,084.04, which is
$36,722.70 more than the total last year.
The main portion of the increase was
occasioned by the larger state tax. the
sum raised for constructing dikes on the
west side of Young's Bay and the addi
tional sums required by the city to retire
bonds and by the Astoria school district
to defray the cost of Improvements to
buildings. The tax for state, county and
city school purposes amounts to $159,
922.94, compared with $158,076.44 last year.
The tax for the city of Astoria, in
cluding public park and library, Is $59,
146.04, whereas last year It was $37,480.01.
The Astoria school district tax amounts
to $34,790.22. compared with $24,295.72 last
BAKER WAS NOT PARTNER
Seattle 3Ian'Loses Claim to Interest
In Snoqualmle Power.
CHICAGO, Feb. 3. Jud&e Barnes, in
the Superior Court today, dismissed for
want of equity a. suit brought by
Charles H. Baker, of New York, to es
tablish a co-partnership with the late
William E. Baker, his father, in water
power rights in the State of Washing
ton. Property valued at $1,000,000 was
The enterprise was at Bnoqualmie
Falls and was organized to develop
electricity for Seattle and Tacoma. The
court held that there yraa no evidence
of a co-partnership "and that Baker
was entitled only to his share of the
estate as an heir.
WESTON NORMAL UP AGAIN
Initiative May Be Invoked to Re
establish State School.
WESTON, Or., Feb. 3. (Special.) The
first step promising an initiative cam
paign for the re-establishment of the
Eastern Oregon State Normal School at
Weston, was taken today, when Mayor
Turner issued a call for a mass meeting
to be held next Wednesday at the local
opera-house. The attitude of the com
munity as to whether such a campaign
Is advisalfle. will then be determined.
The matority favors making another
effort to put the school on a permanent
basis. Action will likely be taken similar
to that at Monmouth, Or., whereby each
school may go before the state with an
Independent bill, leaving the choice of
one, two, three or none of the voters.
YOUNG WOMAN MAY BE ACCUSED
Complaint Secretly Filed at
Reno Reveals Discord.
UNHAPPY SEVERAL YEARS
Son of Nevada Pioneer and Leader In
State Polities Is Target of
Attack by Daughter of liar
rlman Line Official.
RENO. Nev., Feb. 3. (Special.) A sen
sation was sprung throughout this city
today when It became known that Mrs.
Beulah Stubbs Sunderland flled suit for
a decree of divorce today against her
husband, John Sunderland, son of the
late pioneer clothing merchant of the
same name, himself one of the most
prominent in that business of this city.
The plaintiff, who is about 28 years of
age. 1 the daughter of J. C. Stubbs,
traffic manager of all Harrlman lines)
with headquarters in Chicago.
Discord Reigns for Tears.
Her attorneys. Cheney, Massey & Price
sealed the complaint when filed and the
nature of her allegations is consequently
not disclosed, but it is the common un
derstanding and rumor that they have
not lived happily together for the past
three or four years and it is said she
left him, remaining away for several
months upon one occasion. She is now in
Chicago with her parents, although they
have apparently been living together until
very recently, as when Mr. Stubbs passed
through this city a few weeks ago she
and her husband were together at the
depot to meet him.
To many in this city, this- suit does
not come as a surprise, as it is hinted
that the complaint possibly names a co
respondent In the person of a well-known,
young woman here. Mr. Sunderland left
for San- Francisco last night. There aref
no children involved.
Husband Leads in Public Affairs.
Mr. Sunderland is National Democratic
Committeeman from Nevada; is occasion
ally an active member of the Reno Com
mercial Club and is prominent in local
business affairs. They were married
about five yeans ago in Chicago, she being
a society leader. The homo In this city,
built by her parents, was offered for
sale recently for $15,000. They gave It
up and went to Chicago together, Mr.
Sunderland returning recently.
Many stories of family jars in their
marital relations have been current and
this action has been anticipated for a
long time by many residents here In
prominent social circles.
MEN BARRED LIQUOR SUE
Yakima's Mayor, Councilmen, Police
Chief Saloon Tabo Defendants.
NORTH YAKIMA. Wash., Feb. 3.
(Special.) Mayor Armbruster, six of
the City Councilmen and Chief of Po
lice Stfory face suits for damages ag
gregating $150,000. Two actions, each
for $15,000. were begun today, and six
or eight others are threatened.
Three suits filed today were brought
by W. R. Denham, a butcher, and
Frank Hull. They assert their names
were included in a list prepared by
some of the Councilmen and ordered
posted in all the saloons in the city.
At the same time orders were given
the saloonkeepers not to sell liquor to
any of the men listed, under penalty of
having the saloon license revoked.
The plaintiffs say they have thus
been slandered and damaged each in
the sum of $15,000.
DEBAUCH IS HIS DEFENSE
Guarantee Association Agent Arrest
ed for Vttering Bad Checks.
II. W. VanSlyke, an agent for the
Union Guarantee Association, room 1.
Commercial Club building, was arrested
yesterday afternoon by Constable Wagner
charged with forgery. An information
filed at the office of the District Attorney
charges that VanSlyke forged the name
of C. H. Weston, manager of the sales
department of the association, to a check
for $50 and secured cash from Frits
Drewfs, proprietor of a saloon, at 220
VanSlyke admitted the charges. He
said that he was a debauch when tho
check was made and was not responsible
for his actions. In default of bail he
was taken to the County Jail. VanSlyke
is 32 years old, is single and lives at
214 Holladay avenue.
Salem Heights to Have Cars.
SALEM, Or., Feb. 3. (Special.) Resi
dents of Salem Heights, a suburb Just
south of the city, who have been seeking
car service for years past, have made
the Portland Railway, Light & Power
Company a tender of a 10-cent fare from
the Heights, and Manager Page, of the
company, has given assurances that reg
ular service will be established within
30 days. The Railroad Commission had
decided that it had no jurisdiction.