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THE 3IORMXG OBEGONIAX, WEDNESDAY. SEPTEMBER 25, 1912.
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Best Products of Old Yamhill
Are on Display.
HORSE PARADE ATTRACTS
Brass Bands From McMlnnville and
Grand Konde Indian Reservation
Supply Music for Parade of
M'MINNVILI-E, Or., Sept. 24. (Spe
cial.) The first day of the Yamhill
County School Fair and Stock Show
opened here today with the largest at
tendance lor the opening day ever had
and the exhibits on display at the
pavilion exceed all others heretofore.
yesterday garden products, stock,
colts, horses of every description, cat
tle and everything that farmers pro
duce came pouring in until late and
this morning early exhibits were still
arriving. Some farmers utilized their
automobiles to bring in poultry, large
baskets of plants, fruits and every
variety of the vegetable kind. And
every road leading into McMlnnville
was crowded with wagons loaded to
capacity with- the farmers' "best." If
anyone doubts the statement that Yam
hill County Is a garden spot he should
enter the pavilion for a quarter of a
day now while everything is to the
Part of today's programme included
a parade of horses in the forenoon,
which will be enlarged on tomorrow.
as more stock is coming. The main
feature of today's programme waa the
school children's automobile parade,
which took place at 1:30. Forty auto
mobiles crowded with happy young
sters and the McMlnnville band ot SO
pieces leading, the Grand Ronde In
dian band of 25 pieces bringing up the
rear, passed west on Main street to the
Another interesting event was the
boys' dressing contest, whlph took
place immediately after the parade.
Tomorrow's programme Includes an
address by Thomas H. Gentle, prin
cipal of the training department of
the Monmouth Normal School, who will
"TnriiiBtrtal Education." Thurs
day, Peter H. D'Arcy, of Salem, will
make an address at 11:30. f
Wednesday at 8 P. M. S. S. Duncan,
School Superintendent, will entertain
with an Illustrated lecture with views
of schoolhouses and grounds or me su
schools in Yamhill County. This will
also be at the pavilion.
EUGENE PROTEST FAILS
ntv Tts Pavlnc Contract and Local
Concern Kalses Row.
EUGENE, Or., Sept 24. (Special.)
Acting under a ruling of the City At
torney that contracts do .not nave 10 ne
let to the lowest bidder, and Consider
ing that the heavier pavement con
templated gave the taxpayers better
value, the City Council nas awaroea
to the Clark tt Henery Construction
Company the paving of West Eleventh
street, a distance of 4000 feet, at $19,-
089. in spite of the protests of attor
neys for the T. H. Ellis Company, a
Eugene concern, that their bid for a
slightly lighter pavement, at i,nu,
was entitled to the contract. -
The greater part of the paving done
In Eugene this year is under contract
of the Clark & Henery Company. In
several cases at least the contract was
awarded this company upon a show
lng of Interested property-owners that
the pavement desired was iurnisnea
by this company. In the case of West
Eleventh street, there had been sev
eral meetings of the property-owners,
the last of which was rather stormy
and resulted, in the end, in the adop
tion of a resolution leaving the se
lection of kind and price of pavement
entirely to the Council without prejudice.
GRESHAM AFTER SCHOOL
County Agricultural Institution Is
Desired to Be Established.
GRESHAM, Or., Sept. 24. (Special.)
A movement to organise a county ag
ricultural high school by means of the
initiative has begun here and a peti
tion is being circulated to have the
proposed law placed on the ballot for
the November election. The matter
came up at a meeting of the Commer
cial Club and waa approved, the under
standing being that the school shall be
located at Gresham and be free to all
In the county. It is the intention to ob
tain 3000 names to the petltiop which
will be circulated all over the county,
and several solicitors have been en
gaged for the work.
Ten acres of ground in the center ot
Gresham are available as a site for the
school, and the buildings will be erected
by a tax levied for that purpose. The
movement has received the indorsement
of many prominent educators and busi
ness men of Portland, who desire to see
the school established.
DATA WILL BE COLLECTED
Tonnage Statistics for Improved
Waterway Sought by Eugene.
EUpENE. Or.. Sept. 24. (Special.)
The proposition of the Government en
gineers to make recommendation of a
six-foot channel in the Willamette
. from Portland to Eugene has been in
dorsed by the Commercial Club here
and a committee of seven was ap
pointed to collect data of possible ton.
nage that might be developed if the
imnroved waterway were provided. The
committee consists of M. J. Duryea,
chairman: L. L. Lewis, David Auld, J.
M. Williams, R. M. Jennings, C. C. Pe
terson and C. D. Rorer.
Among the speakers urging that
every possible step be taken to secure
water competition for the entire Upper
Willamette Valley were Attorney J. M.
Williams. A C. Dixon, manager of the
Booth-Kelly Lumber Company, and
County Judge Thompson. . .
Bootlegging Cases to Be Heard.
GRANTS PASS. Or.. Sept. 4. (Spe
cial.) Circuit Court opened this morn
ing upon the regular term. Out of the
regular panel drawn to act as jurors,
A. J. Fulk. C F. Gentner, Ed Lister.
Link McGrew. P. A. DeGeneault. H. E.
Gale and E. Jones were chosen to act
as the grand jury. A number of cases
for bootlegging will be heard. Si Jones,
who skipped his bond and was caught
in the Willamette Valley, stood trial
and was convicted before a jury. His
fine was fixed at S2o0 and 15 days in
F. A. Boyer Takes Bride.
VANCOUVER, Wash, Sept. 24.
(Special.) Fred A. Boyer and Mrs.
Katherlne May Smith, both of Port
land, were married here.today by Judge
- McMaster, of the Superior Court. Dr.
W. R. Coffman accompanied the
J The gradual development
of music through the cen
turies has reached its
heights in these superb
new style Victrolas.
(J The Victrola is the ideal instrument for the home, always
ready to entertain you with an endless variety of delightful
songs, exquisite music, comic selections whatever you
want to hear. .
q Visit our Victor Department you are always welcome. We
will be glad to demonstrate the new style instruments to you.
I Any Victrola sold on easy terms
Victor-Victrola X, $75 Victor-Victrola XIV, $150
Victor-Victrola XI, $100 . Victor-Victrola XVI, $200
The world's greatest musical instru
ments greater than ever before.
Morrison at Sixth
to any Victor dealer in
any city in the United
States and he will gladly
demonstrate these new
Other styles $15 to $50
Victor Talking Machine Co.
Camden, N. J.
Morrison at Sixth
Fine Exhibits Are Arranged for
RACING CARD IS PREPARED
Track Contests to Be Under Aus
pices of Riverside Driving Asso- '
' elation Thursday Will Be
fiRESHtM. Or.. Sent. 2. fSuecial.)
Practically everything Is In readi
ness for the opening ot tne Aiuitnoman
County Fair at Gresham next Wednes
day. Events for the four days of the
fair are being scheduled, including the
racing card, under ine auspices oi me
Riverside Driving Association. An ex-
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The agricultural and horticultural
WISCONSIN MAN TO TEACH
E-G1EERI.G AT O. A. C.
H. G. McComb.
OREGON AGRICULTURAL COL
LEGE, Corvallls, Sept. 14. (Spe
cial.) Appointment of H. G. Mc
Comb, of Superior, Wis., to an in
structorship In the department
of mechanical engineering at
Oregon Agricultural College Is
announced. Ho fills the vacancy
left by the resignation of R, H.
Rodgers, who enters Columbia
University this Fall for post
Mr. McComb Is a graduate of
the State Normal School tt
Whitewater, Wis., and also of
Stout Institute, Menominee, Wis.,
later having taken some special
courses at Columbia University
and at the University of Wiscon
sin. During the past year he has
been In charge of the instruc
tional work In manual training
in the State Normal School at
entries will fill the big pavilion. Five
local granges and one civic associa
tion have applied for space. Prizes
for grange exhibits range from $100
down to $25, while individual farm
exhibits also are sure of taking prizes.
A new machinery ball has been
added and the entries for It are nu
merous. In the stock departments the
entries also are numerous and more
are expected. Some of the best stock
and poultry of the county will be
shown. . A. C. Ruby's prize-winning
horses and other animals that took
first honors at the recent State Fair
will be on exhibition.
Apple Display Arrayed.
Extra exertions are being made to
get a representative apple display. The
premium list makes an offer of $50
for the best display of ten boxes of
any one variety, with $30 for second
prize. A silver cup and $10 will go for
the first and second best ot any live
boxes, any one variety. Single boxes
will bring $2 for all varieties, and the
association will have an expert to put
them up in commercial packs, so that
the owners will not only realize big
premiums, but will have their fruit in
shape for sale at the close of the fair.
The art, domestic science and floral
departments will be full, and there will
be special displays by the cnildren,
with good premiums for the winners.
The fair' will open next Wednesday
morning, which has been designated as
"Everybody's day." Thursday will be
"Portland day." when it is expected
that the crowds from the city will be
the largest. Friday will be "Fraternal
day." while . Saturday will be given
over to the children of the county and
the baby show.
Special Rates Made.
Half fare and round-trip tickets
have been promised by the Oregon
Water Power and the Mount Hood
roads from Portland during the fair,
and all exhibits will be returned free
and freight charges to Gresham will
be refunded. This arrangement gives
all exhibitors practically free trans
portation. The car service will be
regular, with special trains when re
II ARE SET FREE
INJUNCTION HALTS ACTION
Metropolitan Trust Company Wins
ltound la $1,000,000 Suit.,
OLTMPIA, Wash Sept. 24. Acting
Chief Justice' Wallace Mount, of the
State Supreme Court, today issued an
injunction restraining the Superior
Court of King County from proceeding
with the trial of the $1,000,000 damage
suit of James A. Moore vs. the Metro
politan Trust Company, of New York,
until the entire Supreme Court can
pass upon Moore's application for a
permanent restraining order.
This is the case in which the Metro
politan Company accuses Leslie M.
Shaw, ex-Secretary of the Treasury, of
acting as Moore's agent, for pay. In
misrepresenting the . condition of the
Western Steel Corporation, that after
ward went into bankruptcy. The suit
was brought by Moore In Jefferson
County, Washington, but the King
County Court assumed Jurisdiction be
cause the offices of the Western Bteel
Corporation were In Seattle. Moore
seeks to have the case tried at Port
Townsend. near which city the steel
corporation plant Is situated.
Eugene Schools Grow to 1908.
EUGENE. Or., Sept. z4. (Special.)
The second week of the city schools
found a total registration of 1808. an
I..,.., nf IRA over tba correspond
ing date of last year. Practically all
or this increase is in ma esrwues, tvue
the first and fifth grades especially
are crowded. In all the city' schools
but one half-day sessions only are held
In the first grades, the teachers
handling two separ. te classes. Addl
. i -nr.m - tn b AMirfwi fAr th
overflow from the fifth grades In the
western portion of the city. j
Mrs. Perkins and Chauffeur
Acquitted of Larceny. -
AUTO THEFT NOT PROVED
Woman Who Accompanied Wife of
San Mateo Banker Across Cbn
. tlnent Hysterical Over
Delay in Verdict.
SAN FRANCISCO. Sept 24. Mrs.
Cora L. Perkins and Frederick Pattis?
son, accused of grand larceny in con
nection with the trip across the con
tinent of Mrs. Nicholas J. McNamara,
wife of a San Mateo banker, were
acquitted today in the court of Superior
Judge Dundee. The Jury was out one
hour and 15 minutes and the strain of
suspense caused Mrs. Perkins to be
Mrs. Perkins was a companion of
Mrs. McNamara, and Perkins was the
McNamara chauffeur. In June, this
year the two accompanied Mrs. Mc
Namara and her two small children on
an automobile trip that easily was
traceable by the checks drawn by Mrs.
McNamara on a bank in this city. -The
party finally reached New York, .where
Mrs. Perkins and Pattison were ar
rested after thy had been indicted by
a grand jury in this city.
The specific accusation was that of
having stolen tne McAamara automo
bile. The contention of the defense
was that Mrs. McNamara owned a half
interest in the machine and this was
McNamara charged that Mrs. Perkins
exercised undue influence on Mrs. McNamara.
The Vienna Bakery, a one-story frame
structure on West Second street, be
tween Ellsworth and Lyon streets, was
wiped out by Are Monday morning.
Losses are as follows: Linn Investment
Company, owner of building. $800, in
surance $500: C D. Van Dyke, pro
prietor of bakery, almost all of stock
and fixtures destroyed, loss $1200, in
"Women Work for Home Products.
SALEM. Or., Sept. 24. (Special.)
win, T-iHitH Tnier Wftatherred. of
Tacoma, as leader in the movement,
the .Oregon Woman's Home Industry
League was organized Monday. The
obj ect ot tne league is o euuume mo
I people to use the products of Oregon
J industries and to teach the merchants
to sell them. The Woman s League is
an auxiliary in a measure to the simi
lar movement which has been promot
ed by the men.
LAST REPUBLICAN FILES
Three Democrats Fail to Accept Nom
inations. SALEM, Or., Sept. 24. (Special.)
George M. Brown, of Roseburg, candi
date for Prosecuting Attorney in the
Third District, has filed his acceptance
with the Secretary of State. This com
pletes the list of Republicans. M. L.
Watts, of Athena, nominee for Repre
sentative in the Legislature from the
Twenty-second District; H. T. Botts,
Tillamook, nominee for State Senator
from the Twenty-fourth District and
John Van Zante, Portland, nominee for
Circuit Judge in the, Fourth Judicial
District, all declined such nominations
today. They were all nominated on
the Democratic ticket.
There has been a marked ' improvement
in the Sicilian sulphur industry during; the
years 1910 and 1011, when 445,584 metrfo
tons were exported. The Improved demand
for brimstone is attributed mainly to im
proved conditions nf the wine market In
Albany Bakery Burned.
ALBANY; Or.. Sept. 24. (Special.)
Every woman's heart responds to
the charm and sweetness ot a baby's
voice, because nature Intended her for
motherhood. But even the taring
nature of a mother shrinks from tne
ordeal of suffering and danger. Wom
en who use Mother's Friend are saved
much discomfort and their systems
are in a healthy condition to meet the
time with the least possible danger.
Mother's Friend is recommended only
for the relief and comfort of expect
ant mothers, and its many years of
success, and the thousands of endorse
ments received from women who
have used it are a guarantee of the
benefit to be derived from its use.
Mother's Friend allays nausea, pre
vents caking of 4t-
the breasts, and 1iSlhftrQ
in every way d-rr Jk.
contributes to SfriTlliltn
motherhood. Mother's Friend is sold
at drug stores. Write for our free
book for expectant mothers. - . I
RRaDFULD KEGUUT0&CO,. AtUitt, cuj
September SO Is the
Last Day You Can Visit the Old Folks
at Low Round-Trip Fares
Chicago . . $ 72.50
Boston . . $110.00
New York $108.50
St. Louis . $ 70.00
Denver . . $ 55.00
Reduced Fares to
Many Other Points
O.-W. Limited, Electric Light
ed, XieaT-es Portland Union De
pot 10 A. M, O. S. I
C. & N. W.
Puget Sound Express Leaves
Union Depot, Portland
8:00 P. M. via O. S. L.
.Union Pacific, C.H.& St. P.-
Daily to the East
Soo-Spokane Trnln de IyOxe,
Leaves Portland Union Depot
9 P. M. via Spokane and
City Ticket Office
Third nd Washlnffion
Phone Mamball 4500