Morning Oregonian. (Portland, Or.) 1861-1937, December 05, 1912, Page 13, Image 13

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Councilmen Spend Entire Day
Considering Provisions of
Railway Measures.
Discussion 'Warm Over Valuation
Feature and Declaration Made
That East Side Is Being Tied
Up by Two Roads.
Southern Pacific Fourth-street elec
tric franchise sent up for advertising.
Valuation Increased from 73 to
J00O a year.
Action on Southern Paciflo Jefferson-street
franchise deferred.
Hill Unea Eaat Side common user
freight franchise sent up for adver
tising. Heusner Interurban electric fran
chise and Portland Railway. Light
Power Company's general fran
chise sent to City Attorney for re
drafting. Heliig and Dickinson Seventh-street
franchise sent to City Attorney for
redrafting and checking.
' At a special meeting of the City
Council yesterday proposed franchise
grants to the Southern Pacific on
Fourth street and to the Hill lines on
the East Side were brought up to a
point where final adoption or rejec
tion by the Council is all that remains
to be done. Members of the Coun
cil spent the entire day going into the
details of the provisions of the two
important measures and by vote estab
lished the provisions of the two meas
ures as they are to come before the
Council for final vote. The various
parts of the franchises were settled
only after bitter fights between Coun
cilmen and Councllmanlc factions.
The meeting resulted in sending the
Fourth-street and East Side franchises
to the Auditor for advertising. This
is the last action before final vote. The
proposed Heusner Interurban electric
franchise, the proposed Portland Rail
way, Light & Power Company general
franchise, the proposed Southern Pa
cific Jefferson-street franchise and the
proposed Heillg-Dickinson Seventh
street franchise were all sent by the
Council to the City Attorney for re
drafting and checking. When the nec
- essary changes are made members of
the Council will be presented with a
copy of each of the proposed grants
and a special meeting of the Council
will be called.
Masrulre AmradmrBt Fails).
In considering the East Side common-user
franchise yesterday much
opposition against the manner of
granting the franchise was voiced by
members of the Council and others. It
was declared that the arrangement un
der which the franchise grants com
mon use of tracks on the East Side
makes way for the tieing up of the en
tire East Side by the Hill and Harri
man interests. The way for this, tt
was declared, is being opened by not
requiring the - Harriman people to
grant a common-user right over pri
vate property near the new Steel
bridge through which trains must pass
to get to the East Side freight dis
tricts. .
A proposed amendment to the fran
chise was Introduced by Councilman
Magulre requiring the Southern Pa
cific to grant common use to all lines
across East Side property owned by
the Harriman interests, which pro
posed amendment was defeated after
much controversy by a vote of 11 to 3.
This action was declared by F. W.
Mulkey, of the Public Docks Commis
sion, who was given the courtesy of
the floor, to be extremely bad, inas
much as it meant practically the elim
ination of common-user conditions on
the East Side to all lines excepting
the Southern Pacific, the Hill lines and
a belt line such as has been proposed
by the Bocks Commission. The action
was also denounced by Councilmen
Clyde, Jennings and Magulre. Action,
however, was not reconsidered.
There was much controversy about
the valuation for the franchise. The
executive board recommended 1500 a
year, which some members of the
Council thought too low. When put
to a vote the $500 valuation carried
and the meas'uri'Vas sent to the Au
ditor for advertising.
Franchise Value Grows.
The complete morning session was
taken up with a discussion of the pro
posed Southern Pacific Fourth-street
franchise and the valuation feature of
the Hill East Side common user fran
chise. A keen fight centered around
the valuation of the Fourth-street
rights ending with an increase of the
annual rental to nearly three times the
mount recommended by the City Ex
ecutive Board. This was brought about
after a small valuation had been fixed
twice and reconsidered.
The valuation fixed by the Executive
Board was $750 a year. When this
price was brought up for consideration
Councilman Clyde protested, declaring
t that popcorn vendors who stand on the
street corners pay $650 a year, and that
their concession was nothing compared
with the right to be given the South
ern Pacific to operate cars on Fourth
Motions were made to increase the
valuation to $3000. This was declared
by Councilman Burgard to be too high.
It waa then cut to $1000, which price
was considered too low when the valua
tion of the Oregon Electric franchise
was looked up and found to be on a
graduated basis increasing each five
year period. Mayor Rushlight spoke in
favor of a low valuation, declaring that
upon the expenses of the company the
freight and passenger rates are fixed
and tfiat to add expense to the com
pany meant the increasing of rates
comparatively. A motion to fix the
valua at $750 was carried, and then the
action reconsidered. The same action
was taken later in the proceedings.
Finally a valuation of $2000 a year was
fixed and adopted by a vote of 10 to 4.
Those favoring were Councilmen Baker,
Burgard, Daly, Dunning. Jennings, Joy,
Menefee, Monks, Schmeer and Wallace.
Opposed were Councilmen Clyde, Ma
gulre, Montag and Wllhelm.
Hi tell May Reault.
After D. W. Campbell, of the South
ern Pacific, declared to the Council that
his company was willing to abandon all
claims to operate steam trains on
Fourth street and to limit trains to 200
feet in length, the franchise was sent
to the City Auditor for advertising.
While the $3000 valuation was settled
yesterday it Is considered certain that
this will cause a hitch in the proceed
ings when the measure is brought up
for final passage. Four Councilmen are
openly opposed to the valuation and
two others are expected to be when the
wnv comes. This will make It impos
sible for the measure to get the 10
votes required for Dassage.
When the Hill East 8ide franchise
was brought up for consideration C. H.
Carey, attorney for .the company, ex
plained seveEal amendments. He ex
plained the arrangement between the
Hill and Harriman lines for the East
Side common user tracks and switch
ing. A motion was made to adopt
amendments to the franchise as pre
sented by Mr. Carey, which motion was
attacked by Councilman Magulre. who
said he opposed the adoption without
investigating the amendments. In spite
of his protest the amendments were
adopted by a vote of 10 to.
Stranger Invited to Sit In Poker
Game to Rob Canadian.
Two young men, accused of being
promising amateur bunco artists, were
frustrated in their first venture by be
ing arrested Tuesday night by Detec
tives Hellyer and Howell, and forfeited
bail of $25 each in Municipal Court yes
terday, rather than face a charge of
disorderly conduct. The prisoners
were Claude Vitus and L. L. Adcox.
The latter recently was Implicated in a
white slave charge, involving a number
of people.
The wariness of Dave Budshaw, the
intended victim, prevented the success
of a scheme proposed . by Vitus and
Adcox. Meeting Budshaw In a restau
rant, they entered Into conversation
with him, and represented that they
had a man from Canada in tow with a
large sum of money. Budshaw was to
furnish the capital and sit in a game
of poker with the victim, while one of
the plotters stood behind and by a pre
arranged System of signals was to "tip
off" the Canadian's hand. Budshaw
agreed to the scheme, but notified the
detectives, who made the arrests.
Northern Pacific Adds Two Trophies
to Iewiston Livestock Show.
nam vaitiahu cunR ha.vA been offered
by the Northern Pacific Railway to
farmers competing in tne various buuwd
to be held In Lewlston, Idaho, next
For the best herd of shorthorn cat
tle at the Northwest Livestock Show
in Lewlston a silver trophy cup will
be awarded. The herd must consist of
not less than five animals, one bull
and four cows.
For the grand champion pen of
chickens, consisting of one male and
fnt. rTnaii oxhihited at the Asotin
County poultry show, to be held in
connection witn me ijewistuu uvcoiulu
i -h Trifif. will a-lve an nun Tt t eYHRCted that
more than 2000 birds will be exhibited.
L. R. M. Pierce, of Salem, Is at the
A. C. Raynor. of Spokane, is at the
F. O. Dobson, of San Francisco, is at
the Bowers.
J. W. Word, a Dufur merchant. Is at
the Perkins.
r a nntv a. Seattle lumberman, is
at the Imperial.
Henry E. Walther, of The Dalles, is
at the Cornelius.
A. D. Story, a North Yakima orchard
Ist. is at the Perkins.
a railroad builder of
Bend, is at the Imperial.
William C. Northrup, an auto aeaier,
of Seattle, is at the Bowers.
t v -uvifir-wrtr an orcfiardist or
Mosier, Is at the Multnomah..
.Tames Cram, a merchant of prinevme,
is registered at the Perkins.
vnnt Mawthorne. a Hood River
orchardist, is at the Imperial.
H. E. Jones and wire, oi wenaicuee,
are registered at the Bowers.
J. p. Botton, a merchant of Dufur,
is registered at the Cornelius.
Morlts Thomaen. a Seattle capital
ist, is registered at the Oregon.
nnwt rinrnpv a Hoauiam lumber
man, is registered at the Oregon.
L. C. C. Laursen. a Tacoma lumoer
man, is registered at the Bowers.
T?rHi.f Pamithera. an Astoria capi
talist, is registered at the Perkins.
Benjamin McCaffery. a merchant of
Bend, is registered at the Perkins.
D. A. Parish, a Castle Rock lumber
man, is registered at the Oregon.
E. M. Moran, a manufacturing tailor
of New York, is at the Multnomah.
t a Muttv- an attornev of McMlnn-
vile', is registered at the Perkins.
Charles Hotchklss. a candy manuiac
turer, of Tacoma, is at the Portland.
r to TOAthAi a. railroad contractor, of
Eugene, is registered at the Bowers.
H. Lee Fording, a Hood River mer
chant, is registered at the Cornelius.
C. A. Boots, wife and daughter, of
Tacoma, are registered at the Bowers.
. m -.. 1 1 a hanlr,, rtt Pniii r
j. A. v.tti i i. i , - -
d'Alene, is registered at the Portland.
a I Hyman and H. W. Hyman, mer
chants, of Raymond, are at the Port
Tnkn Qalnl an AYTInsiVA tandDWUfir
in Eugene, is registered at the Mult
Mrs. A. Tate, who conducts one of
the Drinclpal restaurants in Seattle, is
at the Oregon.
F. A. Mabee. a mining man, of
Texas, is at the Portland, accompanied
oy Airs. junDee.
txr T ahn Tiiihlfshnr at the Root
and Shoe Recorder, of San Francisco,
is registerea at tne x-umnuu.
G. K. Wentworth. president of the
Lumbermens National Bank, and Mrs.
Wentworth, arrived at the Portland
yesterday from Chicago.
tit t inhnfmn. a a. Johnson and W.
t . nHnrlmi owners of the
XI, I'" - -
Klamath Improvement Company, are
registered at tne ureguu.
F. N. McCandlass, an insurance ad
juster of Tacoma, and grand master
of the Masonic order in Washington,
is registered at the Imperial.
George H. George, president of the
jii..mKIo Plvar TJrkrs' ASSOC iatlon.
vmuiuiv .........
of Astoria, and Mrs. George, are reg
istered at the roruana
ri.ri, tfj" Thomson, rjresldent of the
n-ij T.nmhpr rnmnan v of Cas
cade Locks, is registered at the Mult
i,mvAuu, - - , '
niiOT.r nnm Portland. Or- are reg
istered at Chicago hotels: Hotel Sher
man. Ernest r.. junoea Dwuruc; -uu-gress,
F. Wallace White.
nuir- a nn Tn 4 fSriecial., The
following from Portland, Or., are reg
istered at Chicago hotels: Mr. and Mrs.
E F. Ferguson and daughter at the
cnrr-aa: Georare F. Englsby, at the
n ...., n nn all holiday goods
and sundries, handbags, Deitch ladies'
, f,, m niirierv. manicure
goods, umbrellas and -dressing cases.
Corner oixtn ana Aiucr on ecu.
The Louvre famous for its high
class entertainment! Philip Pels and
Russian Court Orchestra; Harry Glynn,
baritone: Mrs. Philip Pels and Helen
Horn, soloists. Nightly, 6 to 8; 10 to
, i i j 1 1 . aAilinfir 'rhfl&D
JHHlUdJ ei,)7jcia " o
at the Big Sale of Rosenthal's, 7th and
Wash. sts.
6 Railway Exchg.; Edlef sen's Coal.
Free Lunch, Chairs, Screens
Taboo and Saloonmen Lia
ble for Drunken Men.
5 A. M.toH P. M. ARE HOURS
Compensation Provided for Persons
Who Aid Intoxicated Ones to Get
Home or Out of Trouble in
Magnlre Ordinance.
Saloon keepers are made liable for
destitution or damage brought about
by drunkenness: free . lunches, ante
rooms, chairs, tables and screens in
saloons are taboo; open-front bars are
required; members of the City Council
are prohibited from owning or con
trolling saloon property; liquor licenses
are made non-transferable; compensa
tion ' is provided for persons who as
sist intoxicated persons, and many
utner urasuc cnanges are pruviueu iu
a proposed new liquor regulation ordi
nance filed with' the City Auditor yes
terday by Councilman Magulre. The
proposed measure will go before the
Council at its next session.
Councilman Magulre declares that he
believes general betterment of condi
tions is needed. He says he and others
will make a Btrong fight in the Coun
cil for the adoption of the ordinance
as It stands, or at least with the es
sential features still intact.
Fronts Must Be Unobstructed.
The measure provides, first, that an
applicant for a liquor license shall
put up a bond of $1000 and shall get
the names of five reputable freeholders
who are willing to vouch for his good
reputation. The saloon is required to
have the entire front open so that per
sons can see throughout the room. The
glass, the measure says, shall extend
down to within four feet of the side
walk, thus making it possible for adults
to see in, but making it Impossible for
minors. Provision is made against
screens to shut off the view either into
or from Inside the saloon and against
chairs for persons to sit on, or tables
upon which to serve free lunches. No
ante-rooms shall be maintained and no
entrance provided in any place but the
front. In case liquor is stored in the
cellar, entrance must be from the side
walk and not from inside the saloon.
A wholesaler or brewer is prohibited
from owning any property or the fix
tures of any saloon, and no person is
allowed to hold more than one retail
liquor license. Provision is made for
a forfeiture of the license bond for
the second violation of law by a saloon
keeper and for a forfeiture of the li
cense for a third violation.
Licenses are all made non-transferable.
In case a saloon keeper goes out
of business temporarily, he can file his
license with the City Auditor, and dur
ing the period it is filed be will not be
required to pay a fee. The measure
provides against cards, dice, pool or
billiard tables, and seats of any kind.
Compensation Is Provided,
The running time of saloons is made
from 5 A. M. to 11 P. M. The license
fee is fixed at $800 a year. The
measure reads:
"A retail liquor license shall not be
granted for the conducting of a saloon
or drinking place In any building
owned or leased by any member of the
City Council or any official of the city
government." Provision is also made
against Councilmen or city officials
acting as agents for any saloon business.
The measure provides a unique sys
tem of compensation to persons injured
by drunken persons. Under the terms,
if a man gets drunk the saloon keeper
can be compelled to pay a reasonable
compensation to any person who takes
the. man home or renders any assistance
or medical aid. In addition the saloon
keeper must provide the Intoxicated
person with food, clothing and shelter
and pay him $1 a day while he is
The keeper is made liable for damage
done by drunken persons either in vio
lence or accidentally. Also any wife,
child, parent, guardian, heir or em
ploye who is injured eitner personally
or in their means of support shall have
a just claim for damages against the
saloon Keeper. Damage may do col
lected from the saloon keeper's bond.
Gale Seaman, Student Y. M. C. A.
Secretary, Tours Northwest.
Work of the Young Men's Christian
Association was never stronger In the
colleges of the Pacific Northwest than
it Is at present, according to Gale tea
man, student secretary for the Pacific
Coast who arrived in Portland yester
day. Mr. Seaman, whose home is in
Los Angeles, has just completed a tour
of the Washington colleges.
"One encouraging thing about the
student associations is that they are
doing more practical service than ever
before. At the University of Washing
ton a few days ago 12 Y. M. C. A. men
went to Edmunds, a small town, where
they spent three days, giving athletic
exhibitions in the afternoons and con
ducting religious services in the even
ing. Similar work nas Deen aone Dy
en in Oregon colleges, and tnis is
only one of several things that are
beins- accomplished. At the University
of Oregon 56 per cent of the Y. M. C.
A. members are enrouea tor moie
study, an encouraging circumstance."
Mr Seaman will spend tomorrow at
Eugene, and Saturday and Sunday at
Corvallis. From there he will return
to Los Angeles.
Association Adopts Charter, Names
First Board of Directors.
Chief among the subjects decided at
the meeting of the Mutualist Associa
tion at America, held in the Y. M. C.
A. Tuesday night, was the adoption of
a charter and the naming of the first
board of directors. This is composea
of R. W. Montague, Miss Mary Frances
Isom, Edmund P. Sheldon, E. P. Ro
senthal and Dr. C H. Chapman.
The purpose of the association Is to
carry on both wholesale and retail
manufacturing, importing and export
ing without limitation of all kinds of
merchandise and such materials as
may properly be dealt in by a co-operative
store; to establish co-operative
stores; to establish business offices,
deal in real estate and other articles.
The scope of thl association has
purposely een kept a wide one, in case
expansion in any direction as yet un
foreseen is desired. Fifty years has
been decided upon as the length of ex
istence of the corporation, the board
being limited to 15 directors. The
amount paid by each member upon
entry is $25. About BO people were
present and enthusiasm waa shown.
TirnAtnrt Sfntrin Premiums Parlors. 4-tH Flnnr
iiKuuuuui usio iui wi m a uutity . 7 . t r I
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. ,
iplj Toyland on the Fourth Floor Most Complete stocn in tne nonnwest
lllaj Artistic Picture Framing, 4th Fir. Trunks, Suitcases, Bags, Etc.-4th Fir.
Shop Here!
Broad, well - lighted
aisles. Plenty of pure,
fresh air," and unsur
passed store service.
Olds, Wortman & King
T H E D A Y L I G H'T ST O R E '
Tea Room
Delightful Luncheon is
served daily. The most
popular dining place in
the City. 4th Floor.
Double Green
Stamps for Today
On Cash Pur chases in All Departments of Store 8 A. M. Until 12
3000 Umbrellas
$3.50 Grade $1.95
An Unparalleled Umbrella Opportunity I
The Sale Starts Promptly at 8 o'ClockThis
Morning Always an Acceptable Xmas Gift
A special purchase of 3000 high-grade. Umbrellas for men
and women. " An entire lot closed out to us by a leading
manufacturer at a price concession that enables us to sell
them at about half price. Close-fitting paragon steel
frames and rod, covered with a fine quality fast black,
waterproof taffeta, with a wide tape edge. The assort
ment of handles includes all the latest novelties in carved mission
and ebony, also sterling silver and gold-trimmed. Many beautiful
handles of gold and silver, with genuine pearl posts are to be-found
in the lot. All are fitted with silk case and tassel. If you have in
mind an Umbrella as a Christmas gift, here's the best chance you
will have this season. Remember, these are of standard quality and
not made up for "sale" purposes. Each and every J? T Q
one is guaranteed as represented. Regularly $3.50. p J. 7 J
Wells -Fargo Express
WtCl.6 p,' uiilji tis I'luuii iuui
I FARGtf CS tiring your parcels here, no matter
, (jjtiS$. tr how large or now small, and we wui
take charge of them. Take advan
tage of our special mailing service.
Merchandise Bonds
A Satisfactory Way
Issued in Any Amount
to Solve Gift Problem
Bargain Circle, Main Floor
$2-50 Slippers $1 -9
Women's $1.50 Felts for 98c
At $1.69 Pair On the Main Floor Bargain
Circle today. Special sale of Holiday
Slippera for men- Excellent quality, in
Romeo, opera and Everett styles, in tan,
black and brown. A complete line of all
sizes. They are the regular CJ f!Q
$2.50 grades. This sale, pair, P
At 98c Pair 1000 pairs women's felt and
crochet House Slippers, on the Bargain Cir
cle today. Fur or ribbon-trimmed styles
in all the popular colors; such as blue, pink,
brown, red, tan and black. Com- CkQf
plete line of sizes. $1.50 grade, at'-''
Merchandise Bonds are becoming more and more
popular every year. They do away entirely with
that great question, "Will he like itf" Mer
chandise Bonds are issued here in any amount,
redeemable any time. "The satisfactory way."
Waists at $2.95
Today Only at This Price
Second Floor Daintiest of new models, with
high or Dutch necks and long or short sleeves.
Beautiful sheer lingerie and marquisettes with
Robespierre collars, attractively trimmed with
Irish, Venise, Val. and filet laces and em
broideries. Also plain styles, with pin tucks,
Gibson effects and allover embroidery. The
sizes run from 34 to 44. Ex- CO
traordinary value at this price aPaWaiVaJ
Dresses at V2 Price
Latest Winter Styles and Fabrics
2d floor. Continuation of the great half-price sale
of' Dresses. Serges, check novelties and charmense
satins with Robespierre collars and Dutch necks;
also norfolk 6tyles. Very latest styles, handsomely
trimmed. They come in all sizes. Take advantage.
"Women's $18.50 Dresses for $ 9.25
Women's $19.50 Dresses for $ 9.75
Women's $20.00 Dresses for $10.00
Women's $22.50 Dresses for $11.25
Women's $25.00 Dresses for $12.50
Women's $27.50 Dresses for $13.75
Women's $28.50 Dresses for $14.25
Womens $30.00 Dresses for $15.00
Women's $32.50 Dresses for $16.25
Women's $35.00 Dresses for $17.50
Women's $39.50 Dresses for $19.75
Trixie Friganza
Star of N. Y. Winter Garden
Always Wears
Because they fit faultless
ly without alteration.
"Klosfit" Petticoats in
messalines and taffetas
many different styles here
to choose from. Jersey
gusset at hips and rubber
in band insures perfect fit.
In regular and extra sizes.
"Klosfit" Petticoats $5.00
Devil Food Cake
Regular Selling Price, 35c Each
Wedding and Birthday Cakes Made to Order, Dept. Fourth Floor.
"O. W. K." New Orleans Molasses, the half-gallon can, 40
"0. W. K." New Orleans Molasses, the gallon can at only 75
"O. W. K. Drips" Syrnp, an excellent grade, half gallon at 40
'0: W. K. Drips" Syrup, special at, the gallon can, for 75
Huntley & Palmer's Dinner Biscuit, two packages at only 35
Ghirardelli's famous Chocolate, special for this sale at, can, 25
Walter Baker's Breakfast Cocoa, special at only, the can, 20
Fine imported Macaroni, two packages, special at only 25
Crosse & Blackwell's Olive Oil, special today, the bottle, 70
Crosse & Blackwell's Anchovy Paste, the jar, special at 20
Crosse & Blackwell's Bloater Paste, the jar special at only 20
Crosse & Blackwell's Shrimp Paste, the jar special at only 20
Crosse & Blackwell's Chow Chow, the bottle special at only 20
$6000.00 Voting Contest
Following Is the Standing of the 40 Highest Contestants
Baby Home .
Oddfellows' Horn 5,
Portland Fruit and Flower Mis
sion Day Nursery 3,
United Artisans, Piedmont Assem
bly, 458 .3,
First M. E. Church, South 2,
St, Agnes' Baby Home 1,
Teachers' Retirement Fund 1,
Young Women's Christian Associa
tion 1
Portland Women's Willamette
Club 1,
Sunnyside M. E. Church 1
Louise Home. 1,
K. O. K. A., Castle Rose 1,
St. Francis' Church
T. M. C. A. Boys' Home
First German Evangelical Church
Oregon Humane Society....
Portland Women's Union
Children's Home
St. Elizabeth House
Sunbeam Society.:
Portland Boy Scouts, Troop 2....
St, Ann's Charitable Society
Industrial Home, W. H. M. S, M.
E. Church
Florence Crittenton Home ,
Anabel Presbyterian Church
Patton Home for the Aged
Marguerette Camp, R. N. A
S c h o 1 a rship Loan Fund, Oregon
Federation Women's Clubs
Newsboys' Home
All Saints' Church :..
Piedmont Presbyterian Church...
Sunnyside Cong. Church Aid Soc.
Willsburg Cong. Church Aid Soc.
Atkinson Memorial Cong. Church
Good Samaritan Hospital
Forbes Presbyterian Church
Oregon Congress of Mothers
Arion Philharmonic Society
Jewish Neighborhood House
Immanuel Church Pipe Organ F'd
314. STS
Brooklyn Improvement Club Thinks
Husbands Even More Helpless
Than Wives at Times.
mv. t..nblvn 1 ninrflV.niPTl t CI 111"), in
: n...aaov vtffrht went. (Ill rCOrd
as favoring a pension for widowers as
well as for widows with children. Mrs.
Robert H. Tate, president of the Moth-
ers congress, bubiuukju ho
.i-tn uHrinnra with small children
and asked the indorsement of the club.
K C. Kanch declared that a man left
wltn several biii&h tu'cu
i i- a mm- hlnlss than a
II8I1U. . " ' ' .
. an.i V. - niri he favored Drovid-
ing a pension for them on the same
plane as naa Deen BusecoLcvi uj
Mothers' Congress for widows with
children. Rev. Father Gregory also
favored such a law. .
' It was decided to ask the Mothers'
r- . Irr,nrt in Its bill a
provision to pension widowers with
children wnere ne is not auie 10 io.n.
proper care of them, as well as for
r. TToiioh wnn In strii p. ted to
confer "with Mrs. Tate about adding
such a provision to the bill, which will
Do presentea at lug lca wootuu w. m
Rev. Father Gregory, chairman of
the committee on extension of Powell
-. . thnt Citv Enelneer
Hurlburt favors the extension of the
aggravate catarrhal colds
and bronchial disorders,
and if neglected often lead
to pneumonia or con
sumption. SCOTTS EMULSION drHm
oat cold and corrects bronchial
troublms. It soothes and heals
the affected membranes. It
makes healthy flesh, rich
blood and strengthens weak
lungs. Nothing is so good
as Scott's Emulsion for
stubborn coughs and colds.
Scott a Bowne. BloomSeld, K. J. 12-75
street from Milwaukle to a connec
tion with Woodward avenue at the
corner of East Tenth street. It was
estimated that this extension will cost
about $20,000, whereas, to extend Pow
ell to East Seventh street would cost
fully $75,000.
It was reported that the matter of
the viaduct on Holgate street is in
the way of being settled amicably. The
Mayor was reported as being favorable
to a settlement, . so that the street
may be opened to the use of the pub
lic. It being the -annual meeting of the
club the following officers were elect
ed: President, L. S. Daue; vice-president,
C L. Hoover; secretary-treasurer,
E. J. Burrows; members of the execu
tive committee, Charles Urfer, Frank
Stevens, L. H. Wells and A. L. Keen
an. Mr. Daue, re-elected president, has
been president of the club for four
years. It is proposed to Invite the
women of the neighborhood to be
come members and take part in the
club activities, now that they have a
vote at elections.
Cool Weather Aids Fruit Trees.
WALLA WALLA. Wash., Dec. 4.-
(Speclal.) Fruit In the southeastern
part of Washington and the north
western part of Oregon is in excellent
shape and the cool weather which has
followed the harvest will put the trees
in good condition for next year, de
clare District Fruit Inspector Whitney,
of this section and Inspector Campbell,
of Umatilla County. The cool weather
is keeping the trees dormant, the best
thing for them, they say.
James Olsen, Long In Oregon,
. Passes Away at 63 Years.
James Olsen, formerly a prominent
shipbuilder of this city, and large
property owner, died Tuesday, at the
age of 62 years. He was born in
Skeen, Norway, 20 miles from Chris
tiania, March 29, 1860, and at the age
of 17 years he came to the United
States. He sailed from Liverpool
around Cape Horn to Portland in 1867.
In 1874 he entered the employ of the
Oregon Railway & Navigation Com-
pany. continuing until 1882. when ha
established a boat yard at the foot of
Yamhill Btreet.
He moved afterwards to the foot of
Meade street, where he built a large
shipbuilding plant, conducted by the
Portland Shipbuilding Company. It waa
one of the largest and finest shipyards
in the city, which turned out the Vul
can, Sarah Dixon, Flyer, Hustler, Ell
wood, Pomona, Altoona, Neeata, tha
city dredge, and a score of other boats
well known to the Willamette waters.
Mr. Olsen married Miss Anna Mar
garet Christianson, and three children
were born to them. He had been a
member of the Oddfellows order and
Fidelity Lodge, Ancient Order of United,
Workmen. His present home was at
Hemlock and East Harrison streets.
Ladd's Addition.
The funeral will be held from Hoi
man's chapel today, final services bM
lng held at the Portland Crematorium,
The Louvre where everybody goes 4
after the theater! Philip Pelz and fw
mous Russian Court Orchestra. Harry
Glynn, English baritone: Mrs. Phlllpi
Pels and Helen Horn, soloists.
Railway Exchg.; Edlef sen's Coal.
Cuisine, Service and Surroundings, All That the Most
Cultivated Temperaments Could Desire
operatic Tenor MISS GILBERT, Entertainer
Miss Marl Tolman
Mr. Robert Fenner
Splendid Repertoire
H. C. BOWERS, Mgr.