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fTTV jfoWxTXG OREGONIAJ. FRIDAY. DECEMBER 20. 1912.
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George W. Joseph Says Oregon
Should Devote $500,000
TOO MUCH," SAY OTHERS
Senator Malarkey Believes That
'$350,000 to $300,000 Is Sum
, dent Senator Mollis Op
poses This Amount.
"I favor a liberal appropriation for
the Oregon exhibit at the Panama
Pacific Exposition at San Francisco In
1915." said Senator George W. Joseph
yesterday. "I am a devout believer In
the gospel according to C. C. Chapman,
that a man, a community or a state
must toot its own horn, or verily the
same shall not be tooted, and Oregon
should make a showing at the big fair
commensurate with her importance in
the sisterhood of Pacific Coast States.
'While the amount may seem
trifle larce at first blush. I believe
that Oregon could not do better than
to appropriate $500,000. She has the
best location on the fair grounds, and
she should have the best exhibit. That
is. not necessarily the roost expensive
building, but the most representative
showing of her manifold resources. No
other state has so much to snow, so
many important Interests that deserve
Reaoarrea Are Varied.
"There's the fishing interests, for In
stance. The whole world demands Co
lumbia River salmon because it knows
that It Is the best that is canned. The
whole world .will be at San Francisco,
and will be Interested In knowing how
the rich. red. finely flavored Chinook
finds Its way from the sea to Its tables.
"The lumbering Industry, and the
state's latent resources in timber: the
mining Industry, showing the richness
and diversity of our mineral wealth:
the livestock Industry, Including dairy
and fat stock, sheep and hogs, not for
getting the fact that Oregon is an
Ideal state for poultry; with the fruit
industry In Its various phases of plant
ing, pioklng and packing, and the hop
Industry these are a few of the things
that I would like to see 'played up' at
San Francisco. Not only should their
present development be emphasized,
but the visitor should be made to
understand that there Is still plenty of
room for development in all these
"We bave the poods and we should
show- them." declared Mr. Joseph.
"While a half a million may seem like
a lot of money to spend for advertising,
and while it is possible that Oregon
can make a creditable showing on leas
than that. I am sure that it would be
bread upon the waters that would come
back many fold, and I shall introduce
an appropriation bill early in the ses
sion calling for that amount. I notice
that a similar bill, for a like amount,
will be introduced in the Washington
Fair la For Whole Coast.
"This is not California's fair, nor San
Francisco's fair. It belongs to the
whole world, bat peculiarly it will be
for the benefit of the three Pacific
Coast states. The eyes of the world
will be on ua. We will be in the spot
light, and we must look our best."
The fact that California appropriated
but 90.000 for the Lewis and Clark
Exposition Is having its influence
against so large an appropriation as is
proposed by Senator Joseph. Senator
Malarkey. candidate for president of
the Senate, believes that an amount
from $250,000 to $300,000 should be suf
ficient. Senator Hollls. of Washington,
Tillamook. Yamhill and Lincoln, be
lieves that $250,000. the amount fa
vored by Senator Smith, of Josephine,
is too much.
San Diego, maintaining that she will
be the Pacific port of most importance
with the completion of the Panama
Canal, is having a fair In 1915, and
wants an appropriation. But little
sentiment has been heard In favor of
the San Diego appropriation, as the
general opinion is that Oregon should
put -all her eggs . In one basket and
make as good a showing as possible
at the big show at San Francisco.
eraT election Ts void because "of the
absence of an enacting clause. At
torney-General Crawford further held
today that if the act was in lorce tha
it would apply to those employed on
dredges and tugs employed by the Port
of Portland Inasmuch as the Port o
Portland Is a municipal corporation.
is considered probable that the comin
Legislature will re-enact the bill by
adding the proper enacting clause.
In his opinion the Attorney-General
called attention to an opinion or tn
Supreme Court in the case of Kadderley
vs. Portland In which It was held tnai
an act passed by the initiative Is sub
ject to the restrictions of the constltu
tlon, the same as an act passed by the
Legislative enactment The court
originally held, he states. In the case
of the State vs. W-rlght, 14 Oregon,
that a measure without an enacting
clause Is absolutely void and with the
doctrine announced that the same ruie
that applies to legislative enactments
should aDDlv to initiative measures
that tha eisrht-hour law Is void.
The question arose when the Port of
Portland In making up its estimates for
the romlnir rear wished to determin
how far the eight-hour law would apply
EIC.EXB FOLK SEEK SO.V,
10, WHO IMS APPEARED
OSi SEPTEMBER 17.
EUGENE, Or.. Dec 19. (Spe
cial.) Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Read, of
Eugene, are eagerly seeking their
son, Herbert, aged 16 years, who
disappeared September 17. of this
year. He is large for his age,
weighs 130 pounds and is five
feet 4 inches tall. He registered
at the High School, but did not
return home that night. A clew
was lost at Woodburn. His fath
er is anxious for any word as to
to employes of the port as the question
of the time of labor might involve the
question of considerable additional
MEN TO HEAR LECTURES
C. A. PLAXS SERIES
XOOX ADDRESSES. '
Attorney-General Gives Opin
ion on Attendance.
EAST SIDE SENDS PETITION
Director Munly, Deeming Cost ot
Buildings Excessive, May Succeed
in Having Eastern Archi
tects Make Estimates.""'
Dr. Hlnson and Dr. Henry, Former
Pastor of White Temple, Will
Conduct Mieetings Daily.
WAR ON IN "LITTLE AFRICA"
Characters Known as "Rags'' and
"The Chicken" Have Difference.
For his activities in making thetnale
companion of one of his proteges
"blow back with the coin." J. H. Hall,
a professional negro bail broker, bet
. ter known as "Rags," was arrested yes
terday on a charge of assault and bat
tery preferred by "The Chicken," an
other well-known character of little
Africa. "Rags" promptly retaliated
with a charge of vagrancy against "The
The trouble began when the woman
In the case "touched" a white man and
was taken to the station. ' "Rags" fol
lowed promptly to give ball, and Cap
tain Keller put up to him the obliga
tion of getting back the $115 which
the complainant had lost. After a brief
conference with his client. "Rags" es
corted her out of the station' and she
led him direct to "The Chicken." who.
she said, had the money. "The Chick
en," properly approached, surrendered
it. Afterward he resented the Intru
sion, and made the fatal "hip pocket
move." whereupon "Rags" trounced
him, was arrested, and In turn caused
the arrest of his accuser, on the va
WIFE MAKES ACCUSATION
airs. Irma D. Josselyn Charges Hus
band1 With I jack of Affection.
Theron W. Josselyn, of 652 Elliott
avenue, freight agent for the Portland
Railway, Light & Power Company and
brother of B. S. Josselyn, president of
the company. Is charged in a divorce
complaint filed in the Circuit Court for
Clackamas County by Irma D. Josselyn
with coldness and want of affection.
Mrs. Josselyn further asserts that he
seems to take pride in humiliating her
by speech and actions.
She wants the custody of Geraldlne,
their daughter. 2 years old, alleging
that the defendant is not - a fit and
proper person to have the custody of
the child, and asks for $50 a month
alimony and the same amount each
month for the support of the baby. Her
husband, she states, earns at least $175
a month. They were married in Oma
ha, Neb, January 29. 1902.
8-HOUR LAW IS HELD 'VOID
Absence of Enacting Clause Is Ruled
On by Attorney-General.
SALEM, Or, Dec. 19. (Special.)
While holding that the eight-hour law
passed by the people at the last gen-
Two Important series of noon lec
tures for men have Just been arranged
by the Portland Toung Men's Cb'-lstlan
Association. The speakers will be Dr.
W. B. Hlnson, pastor of the White Tem
ple, an'd Dr. J. Q. A. Henry, a former
pastor of the same congregation.
Dr. Hlnson will deliver his first lec
ture next Thursday in the, association
auditorium. He will speak at 12:20
o'clock and will continue the series
wltn an address each day,, except Sun
day, until January 5, when he will be
followed by Dr. Henry with meetings
at the same hour. The general topic
of Dr. Hinson's discourses will be "How
to Make 1913 Your Best Tear.''
These meetings will be open to all
men. As they will last or.iy a half
hour. It is expected that a great many
men will And opportunity to attend.
Those who cannot remain for the en
tire lecture are invited to drop in for
a few minutes. Besides the speeches
there will be music.
Dr. Henry Is well known among the
older residents of Portland, who were
here when he was pastor of the White
Temple. He ranks as one of the lead
ing Baptist clergymen of the world.
During recent years he has passed
much time In England and Australia,
where he Is better known than in
America. He Is coming to Portland to
conduct evangelistic services at the
White Temple and the V. M. C. A. has
taken advantage of his visit to give
the business men an easy opportunity
to hear him.
The Y. M. C. A. will hold its Sunday
afternoon meetings at the White Tem
ple on January 6. 12 and 17. Two of
them will be addressed by Dr. Henry,
and the third by Raymond Robblns, con
sidered the leading authority in Amer
ica on social service work.
have. "Plummer's Cough Stop.'
in Portland should
It. Surest "cough stopper" we know.
Plummer, Third and Madison.
Responsive to a request from Clerk
Thomas, of-the Board of Education, for
an interpretation of the initiative bill
enacted by the people In the recent
election regarding county high schools,
Attorney-General Crawford has ren
dered an opinion holding In substance
that when the capacity of established
high schools In the cities is exhausted,
entrance of students from otuside ter
rltory to municipal high schools can be
gained only by the payment of tuition
raised through a direct county tax tn
tended specifically to cover that cost.
In his opinion the Attorney-General
entertains a doubt if a city high school
when crowded to its capacity, can be
forced to receive and make provision
for students from those sections of the
county outside the corporate limits of
the municipality until It has been given
assurance of proper compensation.
J. H. Nolta and other representatives
from East Side commercial organiza
tlons appeared before the Board and
urged the location of the proposed
trades school on the East Side, where,
it was contended, desirable building
sites could be obtained at more attrac.
tlve figures than on the West Side.
Fand la Depleted.
R. L. Sabln. actfng chairman, ex
plained to the committee that the Board
was without available lunds witn
which to make the purchase of a site
for a new trades school until the voters
of the district, at the annual meeting,
December 27. should authorize a pro
posed bond issue of $1,000,000 to take
care of the new high school and other
needed Improvements. Other members
of the Board explained that an addi
tional half block had already been ac
quired immediately west of the Lincoln
high school as a probable site for the
new trades school. Director Flelschner
assured the East Side delegation that
If provision should be made for the
trades school on this side of the river,
another trades school eventually would
be provided for the East Side.
George A. Brodle and other memoers
of a committee .addressed the Board
with an invitation for its members to
attend a meeting at the Creston School
next Monday night, when speakers
would be in attendance to present the
desirability of installing in that school
an agricultural department. The Invi
tation -was accepted.
Lnnrelhurat Petition Heard.
Dr. J. D. Fenton, Dr. E. A. Pierce and
others, constituting a committee from
the Laurelhurst district, submitted to
the Board a prospective site for a new
school building to meet the require-
ents of the pupils residing in iaurei-
hurst. ' It was referred to an appropri
The Board acceded to the request of
Otto J. Kraemer, representing the Ore
gon Humane Society, that students
of the high schools be per
mitted to take part in a competitive
essay contest for which three prizes of
$12.50, $7.50 and $5 have, been offered.
A list of 2subjects will be submitted
by the society, from which contestants
may make their selection as to a sub
ject for their essay.
Before adjourning,' Director Munly
suggested the advisability of the Board
employing a consulting architect. It
was the contention of Mr. Munly that
the Boafa was paying too much for the
construction and modification of its
school buildings. After some discus
sion it was tentatively agreed that
Clerk Thomas should ascertain from
prominent architects in Denver and St.
Louis the cost of comlng..to Portland
and giving the Board an approximate
idea of the cost of the buildings al
ready constructed and contemplated in
LIGHT SENTENCE IMPOSED
Mail Clerk "Who Confesses to Kob
' bing Letter Gets Six Slonths.
A light sentence was pronounced on
Charles E. Rlgdon by Judge Bean yes
terday In the United States District
Court after he had pleaded guilty to
having embezzled mall matter, while
acting as a letter-carrier. United
States District Attorney McCourt was
largely responsible for the light sen
tence, as, after reciting the facts sur
rounding the case, which showed that
the man had been tempted on account
of sickness In his family and distressed
financial condition, he asked the court
to be as lenient as possible.
In pronouncing the sentence of six
months In the County Jail Judge Bean
stated that he had been otherwise in
formed that the previous life of Rig
don had been a credit to himself and
community, and for this reason, as well
as the recommendation of the District
Attorney, he made the sentence light.
Following this case John' T. Fitz
gerald pleaded guilty to having Intro
duced liquor on the Klamath Indian
' -Stane Open. Evenings Until Cririslrrta.s
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With our liberal charge account system at your service, the worry of holiday "buying is, to a
great extent eliminated. The month of December is one of increased expense, and to many a s
drain on the pocketbook. So let us impress upon you that but very little money is needed to do
shopping with at this store. Open a charge account and remit for your purchases in easy weekly
or monthly payments after the holidays are over.
Trading here is convenient and a pleasure.
Share in the distribution
of these boxes of luscious
fruit from California.
"We've distributed - hun
dreds of boxes of them since
a week ago Monday. " .
-Twill make an excellent
gift. to a friend. or relative
An 8-pound box, artistic
ally hand-packed in a strong
wooden box will .be present
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you bring in the coupon, and
make a purchase of
What can be more appropriate as a Christmas Gift
than something to wear?
The recipient is sure to doubly, appreciate such a
gift because it's so useful so practical. Select
your gifts from the suggestions below
' . .You may depend upon every article
being above reproach:
Furs; Waists, Silk Petticoats, Suits, Dresses,
Coats, Shoes, Millinery, Sweaters, Umbrellas, Etc.
Silk Neckwear, Silk Hosiery, Bath Robes, Smok
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JEWELRY, SILVERWARE AND WATCHES
Useful and appropriate gifts for men and women.
405 ($asliiriiorv at Tfenttv,:
reservation and received a sentence of
six months in the County Jail.
School Work Not Affected.
There will be as many promotions as
usual In Arleta School, according to F. S.
Ball, principal, who said yesterday that
...ant nnthpffiilr rit ritiaIItioz there
has not worked to the detriment of the district to send their children.
classes. A report has been circulated,
he said, which - discouraged parents
from sending their children, as It was
said that the temporary closing of the
school would break up the regular
progress of the studies. Mr. Ball says
be lias personally, investigated the
situation and finds that this is untrue.
He Is anxious for all parents in the
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A complete Stock of
Waterman's Ideal Fountain Pens
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'10 Discount on ail Sales
FRIDAY and SATURDAY
Foot-power Scroll Saw $4.95
Foot-power Scroll Saw and Lathe Combined SIX. 25
Boys' Tool Chest, high-grade tools $4.40 to $10.80
Toy Electric Motors : 75 to $4.50
L X. L. Carving Sets $1.80 to $5.40
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