Morning Oregonian. (Portland, Or.) 1861-1937, April 18, 1913, Page 4, Image 4

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Municipal Researchers Se
verely Criticise Depart
ment's Methods.
Portland's Low Death Kate Due to
Climatic Conditions and 'ot to
Work of City Officials, Is
Opinion of Investigators.
That Portland s unusually low death
rats is due to climatic conditions and
not to the work of the ty Health
Department Is the statement of H.
Allen, of the New York Bureau of
Municipal Research, who completed a
report on the department yesterday
after an investigation into Its word
ings. The department Is described as
Inefficient. .
"The Health Department, reads the
report. "undertakes too little, spends
too little for health protection and
health education: does too little for
what It now spends: needs Increased
efficiency In usina- present powers and
present funds; but also needs additional
funds for the more extensive health
programme which Is imperative if
Portland would avoid a progressively
Increasing nuisance rate, sickness rate
and death rate.
-The city's low actual death rate is
not due to Health Department effi
ciency, but primarily to Its location,
topography, climate and distribution
, of population.
Time Records t Kept.
-Until January 1. IMS. there was for
this city of 356.000 but one sanitary
Inspector, also but one market inspec
tor. Part-time service only Is riven
to health, work by the three appointed
members of the Board of Health and
by other health officers. drawinK
11,700 per year.
"Just how much time the part-time
officers and employes give is not a
matter of record, nor is there record of
time spent by the II employes who are
expected to give full time service.
The Health Officer himself plans
-to be at the Health Office between i
and 8:30 and 10:30 ami 'In and out' at
different times of the day. Some health
work is done In the field and at his
-private office bow much is not a mat
ter of record. The city bacteriologist
receives $7S a month for work "in
mornings"; but for full time and over
time service, the corresponding an
alyslst known as the milk chemist, re
ceives $125 a month two-thirds more
for at least three times as many hours.
Exsmlutloii (1 Each.
' "tn March the city bacteriologist re
ceived $73 for making 75 examinations
of diphtheria- cultures, sputum, water
and blood. The milk chemist in the
same month, using the same room.
.made 231 chemical and bacterio
logical analyses, besides Inspecting
'dairies and milk shops, attending to
-numerous office duties and keeping- up
records, typewriting, etc. The city
dentist and his attendant are supposed
to work Saturdays from to 6. How
long they work, how much, if any.
over-time they give, is not a matter
of record.
"If the visits to the Health Offi
cer's private office or contagious cases,
particularly of children wishing to be
permitted to return to school, are ex
ceptions, they are exceptions which
should not be permitted, and which
represent not only an ineffective way
f checking contagion, but a menace
to public health.
"The clerical work of the Health Of
fice Is done by one woman clerk, re
ceiving $100 a month. This clerk Is
working without short cuts, which
jroper blanks and records would furnish."
I legates to World's Citizenship
Conference Are Named.
Prominent Seattle men. members of
the various Methodist churches of that
city, have been named as delegates to
the World's Christian Citizenship Con
ference, to be held in Portland June
:-July C. Dr. James S. McGaw. Na
tional field secretary of the conference,
has received from Hev. J. P. Marlatt.
district superintendent of the Puget
Sound Conference of the Methodist
Episcopal church, the following names
as delegates:
Judge J. F. Ronald, of the Superior
Court: Lester E. Kirkpatrick. legislator
and reformer; Kverett Merrill Hill, D.
IX, missionary in Mexico City; E. L.
Blaine. City Councilman; Otto L. Lu
ther, principal of high school: W. D.
Lane, attorney: Kev. K. A- La Vlolette,
pastor Green Lake Methodist Episcopal
Church; Kev. A. Y. Leonard, pastor
First Methodist Episcopal Church, and
11. P. Fisher.
Missouri Governor Opposes Reliev
ing Accident Companies.
Governor Major vetoed today a bill re
lieving accident insurance companies of
liability for deaths from suicide.
The Governor said such a law would
place on beneficiaries of accident pol
icies the burden of proof as to cause of
deaths and would relieve accident com
panies from paying In the case of the
dupth of insane persons who committed
Governor Major also vetoed a bill
preventing police officials from taking
photographs for the rogues' gallery on
less the persons photographed have
been convicted of a felony.
Massachusetts Men Get 38-Houi
Week and Higher Wages.
BOSTON". April 17. The last of the
strikes that have paralyzed the gar
ment workers' Industry In this city for
ten weeks was settled tonight when
the J500 members of the men's gar
ment workers onions voted to accept
the terms of an agreement reached today.
The strikers won practically all their
demands. A working meek of S8 hours
is provided In the agreement and an
Increase tn wages of at least $1 a week
is given to each worker.
Man Wants Money Alleged raid His
SALEM. Or.. April 17. Special.)
All.glne that ha paid A. M. Brows, a
second-hand dealer in Independence,
$1000 for his 17-year-old daughter,
whom he says he married last Fall.
Dick Arslanian. a contractor of that
town, this afternoon retained Carey F.
Martin, a Iocal attorney and had him
prepare for a suit to recover the sum.
The papers will be filed in the Circuit
Court at Dallas tomorrow.
Arslanian is commencing the suit
now because, he says, his golden dream
of matrimonial happiness has been
shattered. Several weeks ago the first
break came, he says, the wife return
ing to her parents. A reconciliation
was effected. He says he took his wife
to Portland and purchased her glad
rags." and then they Journeyed home
ward to continue their happiness. When
they 'reached Independence, however,
his wife, "glad rags" and all disap
peared, he asserts, and he has not seen
her since.
Another unique feature of the case,
according to his story. Is that he was
a married man when he married the
Brown girl, and of this fact he declares
his father-in-law was aware. He at
tributes his marital troubles to the ac
tivities of his father-in-law, and not
only wants his money back, but saysi
he will begin a suit for divorce.
Mr. Brown, on the other hand, asserts.
It is said, that he did not receive any
money for his daughter, but that Ar
slanian owes him for furniture pur
chased after his marriage.
Mr. Brown formerly resided at Port
land, where it is said he studied to be
come a Methodist minister. Since leaving-
Portland, it is said, he occupied
country pulpits from time to time, but
has devoted most of his time to his
second-hand business. Arslanian Is an
Southern Railway to Be Put Into
Operation as Soon as Possi
ble, Says Official.
OREOO.V CITT. Or- April 17. (Spe
cial.) "Grade work and track-laying
on the' Clackamas Southern Railway
will be completed to Beaver Creek
within a month, if the present good
weather continues, and the road will
at once be put in operation to haul out
cordwood and timber," said Grant B.
Dimlck, secretary and chief counsel of
the road. Thursday. "Grading and track
laying' will be resumed Friday, and we
will keep five or six teams and a full
crew of men busy from now on In the
Maple Lane country and on to Beaver
"It has been estimated that Oregon
City consumes annually between 30.
000 and 40,000 cords of wood, and Port
land takes from this district about 150.
000 or 200.000 cords. As soon as the
road is completed into Beaver Creek
we will commence hauling out a prac
tically unlimited supply of cordwood.
ties and timber, and this will be sup
piled to Oregon City and Portland mar.
kets. Our ties will practically all be
sent to the Portland market, while the
timber we bring out will be divided be.
tween the Oregon City mill and river
shipments for Portland mills."
Initial service on the ciaexamas
Southern will be maintained by steam
locomotives, though the electrification
of the line will be hastened. It is un
likely, however, that motors will re
place engines on the road until after
the line has", been extended beyond
Beaver Creek. The line Is being laid
wltn heavy standard material and will
bear both heavy traffic and high speed.
With the completion of the road to
Beaver Creek, a passenger service alst
will be inaugurated between that town
and Oregon City.
By Francis WUms. Presented M the
lteillg Theater.
Thomas Beach Henry Buckler
Martin Dale Louis Shea
Theodore RarJes.O. Barron Hubbard
Colonel John Calvert. .Henry Herbert
Forbes Sydney H. Sully
Hn Brookfleld Wert. Lena Lorraine y
Mrs. Emily Streator.. .Stella Wilson
Winifred West Vera 'lownsend
Martha Calvert Beach
Babr Ednamae Wlleon
ONE inevitably calls to mind the oro
midlon about "extenuating circum
stances" when a thing Is a bit or a
disappointment or doesn't measure up
to expectations. The extenuating cir
cumstances to be remembered In com
paring "A Bachelor's Baby" with other
Helll? attractions that have preceded
it this season are that It is a "popular
priced" offering and that no press
agent has heralded It as the best or
even near best show of the season.
Every once in awhile, toward the end
of a season, when the theater will be
dark otherwise, the management will
book something not of the high caliber
of its predecessors In amusement. That
is what has happened in tne instance
of "A Bachelor's Baby." It opened, last
night and playa again tonight.
Francis Wilson, never a playwright
though alwaya a very splendid actor.
wrote "A Bachelors Baby ror nis own
histrionic exploitation, after he had
passed the greater part of two seasons
playing in mediocre plays other folk
wrote for him. It never had any par
Hcular drawing' power other than Mr.
Wilson's own excellent acting- and the
novelty of the child's role.
ubtract. then, Mr. Wilson, give tne
other roles Into "the keeping of poor
actors, and the result Is not happy.
Little Ednamae Wilson Is easily tne
most natural and talented member of
the small cast. She is the bachelor's
baby and plays with the unaffected
charm and sincerity of any little girl
who might be put in a similar position
in real life. Ednamae Is blonde ana
dainty; a reg'lar and genuine girl. The
story is not big enough nor has It
enough value to hi been stretohefl
out over three long acts It would go
nicely In playlet form.
Tha bachelor has an everslon to ba
bies and suddenly finds himself the
guardian of a 6-year-old baby niece.
The child mistakes him for her father
and in two acts he is won over by her
wiles and graces. There's a love
story, of course, and the advent of the
baby opens the bachelor's eyes to the
fact that bis home needs a housekeeper
and the baby a mother. So he weds.
For comedy the Kirl's mother is
dragged in' and the almost taboo
mother-in-law Jokes, not de rlgeur in
even vaudeville any -more, are tossed
carelessly from lip to lip. There's the
necessary family executor, who, as
Jerome K. Jerome says, never transacts
business in his office, but comes at all
hours of the day or night to chat about
"the legacy" and "the papers" In the
best parlor of the client. A butler
who hurries up and down stairs as no
butler who ever buttled hurried, a
club friend who runs in when conver
sation languishes tn say "Why, hello,
Tom; how are you?" and en aunt who
mothers the baby are the rest of the
One scene, the library of the bache
lor's home In Gramercy Park, is shown
for the three acts. The bill will close
Deputy Sheriff's Last Aim
Proves True and Bodies of
- Three Found Dead.
Fearing That Deranged Desperado
Was Resorting to Rnse to En
tice Him, Official Takes to
Heels and Sounds Alarm.
Continued From Flrt Page.)
for bringing out the bodies of the out
law and his victims tomorrow.
Giles Quimby, slayer of Tornow. and
the only man to face the terrible ma
niac within the past year and one-half
and live to tell the tale, was among
the first to view the body of the man
he had laid low. It Is thought that
he will receive the reward of 13000,
$2000 of which Is offered by the cdunty
and $1000 by the state, without any
Quimby accidentally met up with
Blair and Lathrop, who were hunting
for Tornow on their own responsibility
and did not want to accompany them
when they decided to walk up to the
little cabin which they saw standing
on' the shores of a lake lying between
sections 31 and 19. township 21, range 7
The scene of the triple killing was
not over a mile from the. famous Ox
Bow country, where Deputies A. V.
Elmer and Colin McKenzie were slain
by Tornow In March, 1912. Lathrop and
Blair were shot with an automatic re
volver, probably the Lueger which Tor
now took from the -body of McKenzie.
Heniloek Tree Is Fort.
Tornow yesterday opened fire from
hehind a hemlock tree. Blair and
Lathrop had no chance. Neither was
able to bring his gun Into action. Blair
fell at the first shot. Lathrop at the
MinnH Anri third. From behind his
sheltering tree. Tornow fired shot af
ter shot, while Quimby was directing
flro at the outlaw from another di
rection. Tornow paid no attention,
however, to Quimby, who fired every
t!m Tornow thrust his head from be
hind the tree to take aim at the bodies.
At his last and seventh shot, Quimby
ulH thin mornlnir. he saw Tornow's
head drop to one side and that no more
shots came from the tree.
Quimby remained at the scene of
it... . n i i ir -to n f ie mlnutAH after the
last shot had been fired by himself and
Tornow, and then, detecting no sieno,
beat a retreat to summon help. As
ha passed out of sight he heard La
throp's and Blair's dogs howling dis
mally by the bodies of their masters.
thihah in tti niMM are De mi 1 1ft a
Quimby, A. L Fitzgerald. Con Elliott.
Frank Cole ana rea noDiumo,
(juiara policeman.
T- n. AnV, lllfA tL Vl 1 1 TY1 H Tl be
ing, says Quimby, but more nearly
resembles a gorilla, his nair is juns.
Is hla beard.
His face Is almost black. He Is a wild
beast, says Quimby. yuimDy ana mo
two men were out scouting when late
. k - ofunnnn vAAterdav thev stum
bled across the carcass of an elk. The
animal had evidently been killed about
a week ago. At once their suspicions
were excited, says Q nimby, and they
began to press on the trial.
They finally came to tne snore i .
small lake. There In the snow they
saw the Imprint of a calked boot A
glance around the place showed a
.n..nhiv.h.wn low wicklun about 30
rods away. After the first Bhot Quimby
threw his rule to nis snouiaer uuu
opened fire on Tornow's head. At the
seventh shot, the last In his rifle maga
i nuimhv RflvR. Tornow's head
dropped, but he wasn't sure he had
killed his man.
Twenty-three men were In the posse
t,ioh fmiTwt the bodies. It is believed
It will take three days to cut away
the brush and bring the bodies to tne
logging camp.
Pane Takes Precaution.
TO..- h nnaos UiKMlchMl TomOW'S
cabin at noon today they moved with
uttAn nntfl thev saw the bodies of
Lathrop and Blair lying near a log.
They had Deen unaisiuroea ana hub
was taken as an indication that Tor
now was dead. Searcn 01 tne vicinny
was begun at once and behind the
windfall in front of which lay the
. r 1ia tm'A trnnnprn was ' the
body of Tornow. He had used the fall
en timber as an ambusU and had fired
point blank at the unfortunate woods-
n who -nrmri with I Ft eifiht feet Of
him and never had a chance to fight
for their lives.
Except for his hat and a sew pair of
hvn,a TnmnV WAA dreftIMl In TUdS
clothing made of gunny sacks. The
hat he wore was ine one no iuu nuui
Deputy Sheriff McKenzle's body a year
ago. How he obtained the boots is
not known. Some are Inclined to the
belief that he killed some prospector
i. K . niAimtiln f a a tn eeS- while Oth
ers think he stole them from some
camp In the forest. Me had two riries
by his side. One belonged to the dead
rY.-..iA ,ia Athi fn AT rTCeriKle's
companion, Elmer. One Title was empty
and tne otner naa onjy one ranrniBo
left, the last of Tornow's store of am
munition. With his matted hair, black, unkempt
beard and reeking with filth, Tornow's
body presented a horrible sight. It
was evident he was In desperate straits
when yesterday's fatal meeting oc
curred. There were no provisions in
his cabin, but there was evidence that
he had been eating frogs taken from
a nearby pond and squirrels caught in
two rude traps made of old tin cans.
p.nrthlno aiKnut the rjihln showed
.'" -
that the outlaw had been living a prim
itive lire in tne mountain wiwciucoo.
A.imnV BrUll f Oil r TMTI in the
i . cafA Armv Ann1 war stationed
. - .--j
at Benlcla Barracks during the fapan-
Ish-Aroerican war.
East S!de Business Men Call Con
ference 'on Children's Parade.
The East Side Business Men's Club
last night decided to invite the prin
inniu c,f ah the nubile schools to a
conference Monday night at Hotel
Clifford. East aiorrison ana oixiu
streets, on the question of the chil
dren's parade.
Letters setting ronn tne oojeci m
the meeting will be sent to each prin
cipal today.
A resolution was adopted thanking rrffnth of tha Fort-
land Railway. Light A Power Company,
for the promise 01 a cpjiiwrwn uruui
iM..Mwa it. J
Today's Beauty Recipes
By Mine. D'Mllle,
"Many good faces are spoiled and
look characterless because the eye
brows and lashes are not well defined.
Thin and straggly eyebrows will be
Improved In color and grow longer and
more evenly if gently massaged with
pyroxln. Pyroxln has the same good
effect- If massaged into the eyelash
"Women detest superfluous hair on
the face and forearms because it gives
them a masculine appearance and de
tracts from true feminine charm. Iff
remove superfluous hair cover the sur
face with a paste made by mixing a
little powdered delatone with water;
leave on two minutes, wipe off, wash
the skin and the hairs will be gone.
"Aches and pains cause the face to
contract and form wrinkles. Mother's
Salve, which can be bought In prepared
form In any neighborhood, gives al
most instant relief from pains and
aches in back, or Joints, sore muscles,
rheumatism and neuralgia
"The Vaucaire home treatment Is de
signed to round out angular lines of
women with scrawny shoulders and
flat bosoms. It is made by dissolving
H4 cupfuls sugar in a pint of hot
water, to which Is added an ounce ot
grail ol. Take two teaspoonfuls before
each meal.
"The Springtime is the season of
youth, when every girl desires to look
her very best For a comijlexlon of
lilies and roses, apply each morning a
solution made by dissolving an original
package of mayatone in a half-pint ot
witch hazel. It corrects blotched, pim
ply and sallow complexions and leaves
the skin smooth, white, soft and lovely.
"A shampoo that merely washes the
head Is not sufficient. The parasites
that cause falling, dull, faded and brit
tle hair must be removed. Mother's
Shampoo does this and leaves the scalp
in a condition to encourage the growth
of hair. It prevents baldness and
makes the lialr .Iowt, fluffy and fine. Adv.
and urging upon him the need of ex
tending this line to connect with the
Alberta district.
The club went on record as opposed
to letting the contract for the paving
of the Terwllllger boulevard at this
500 Delegates and Visitors Expected
at Session in Hall on Fourth
Street at 10 A. M. Today.
As a preliminary to the Degree of
Honor district convention which will
open at Degree of Honor Hall, 128
Fourth street, at 10 o'clock this morn
ing, a class of S3 candidates was ini
tiated at a meeting held last night.
Four Portland lodges took part In the
ceremonies. Evergreen Lodge opened
the meeting. Port-Indus Lodge con
ducted the balloting. Fidelity Lodge
.ntltiated the candidates. Tabor Lodge
closed the meeting.
The Initiation of this large class
was the culmination of a campaign,
which has been made for new mem
bers under the leadership of Mrs. Mar
garet E. Herrln. grand chief of honor
for Oregon, and Mrs. J. Leach, deputy
grand chief of honor, in charge of
Portland. Since October 1 165 appli
cations have been received for mem
bership. Fully 500 Portland members and vis
itors from other lodges are expected
to be present when the convention
opens this morning. Arrangements
for the convention and for the enter
tainment of the guests have been made
by Mrs. Sadie Moore, past grand chief
of honor
The work of the convention will In
clude a discussion of ritualistic, work
and the adoption of resolutions' for
presentation to the next meeting of the
grand lodge.
Lunch will be served at noon and the
afternoon will be devoted to business.
There will be a reception this evening;
for 'Mrs. Francis Buell Olson, superior
chief of honor, of St. Paul. The re
ception Is open for all members of the
Degree of Honor and their friends. It
will be followed by dancing.
Cananea Mining Officials Held,
Either by Rebels or Strikers.
EL PASO. Tex., April 17. J. B. Doug
las and S. W; Applewhite, respectively
president and secretary of the Cananea
Consolidated Copper Company, are
held for ransom in Mexico, say private
advices here tonight. ,
They are captives of either Insurgent
state troops or striking miners of
Cananea, an American mining1 and
smelting center below the Arizona bor
der. The ransom demanded Is said to be
$500,000. Douglas recently was made
president and general manager of the
company. He Is a son of Dr. James
Douglas, bead of the Phelps-Dodge in
terests In Arizona.
Barracks Prisoner Escapes.
ton, April 18. (Special.) A prisoner
named Anthony broke away from the
guard yesterday and ran up the river
road. The gruards shot at the fugitive
three times, but did not hit him, and
he made good his escape. At 9:30 last
night the escaped prisoner returned to
the corral at the barracks and at
tempted to steal a horse. The sentry
fired at him, but again he escaped un
hurt. Guards have been sent out to
watch, the depots and other points, but
so far the fugitive prisoner has not
been found.
Dr. Yotuigson Arrives.
Rev. W. W. Voungson. of East
Orange, - N. J., new pastor of the
Rose City Park Methodist Church,
arrived yesterday, and will preach
his first sermon Sunday at S P. M.
in the clubhouse, corner Sandy boule
vard and East Fifty-sixth street.
Dr. Youngson is a son-in-law of F.
Farrell. of this city. He comes to a
newly-organized Methodist Church.
Until a church building is erected the
clubhouse will be the meeting place
of the congregation. A public recep
tion will be given Dr. Youngson next
Tuesday night in the clubhouse.
Rose City Church Fund Growing.
The funds being raised for the erec
tion of a Protestant community church
in Rose City Park are growing in pro
portion. The six-day campaign to
raise 115,000 was half over Wednesday
night and about $5000 had been raised.
A committee of 100 men is working
daily and plans are discussed nightly
at a supper in the present church at
East Forty-fifth street and Sandy road.
Rev. Boudinot Seeley, Jr., Is pastor of
the congregatlon-
E. Li. Mills Speaks to Clnb.
The Political Eqality Club, of which
Mrs. M. L. T. Hidden is president, met
in Ellers Hall yesterday afternoon. E. u.
Mills was the chief speaker. He recited
the history of the public school system
of Portland and of efforts that had been
made to improve them.
p. E. O. Chapter to Meet.
Chapter C. pTe. O. Society, will meet!
at the home of Mrs. Carter, li'98 East
Seventeenth street today at 3:30 P. M.
A Prise Winner at the Better Babies Show at Denver
' XA MERICAN women have Started a revolution by
judging babies at the State Fairs ju as carefully
as hogs are judged. They measure and teft babies
and award prizes to the healthiest and brightesV And
now a National Campaign for " Better Babies" is sweep
ing across the country.
THE Woman's Home Companion is'lielprng. ' tt offers iwo prizes
of $ 1 00.00 in gold to every State Fair Baby Show condudted on
the -"Better Babies" plan of The Woman's Home Companion.
The May number now on sale has pidures and score cards of the prize
winners of the remarkable "Better Babies" Content at Denver, with
an inspiring article about these perfectly healthy, splendidly formed,
prize winning babies.
Your Summer Clothes
The May Woman's Home Companion
is aglow with a wonderful array of the very
clothes you'll need when warm days come.
You'll find ideas for everything, from
baby's first short clothes to grandma's
afternoon dress, in the May Cc
Woman's Home Companion
What About Vacation?
If you don't know what to do, or where
to go for happiness and health, and
if you want to hnd out how you
can afford it read the prize winning
letters from readers who tell of
"Delishthd Vacations at 1 E?c
"The Heart's Country"
A wonderful new novel by Mary Heaton
Vorse begins in May the life of a lovely
girl who asks only to give herself and her
sweetnesswithlavishhands. Alsostoriesby
Georgia Wood Pangborn, by Zona Gale,
by David Lloyd. All this in the 1 ffc
May Woman's Home Companion
Dessert for Warm Days
Try a Marshmallow Pudding or a Pine
apple Jelly to-night Delicious recipes tor
these and other quickly made warm
weather desserts nave been prepared
by the best cook in the world for
the May Woman's Home 1 Cc
Companion XJ
Kute Little Kewpies that Fly
Cut out the Kewpies this month and these paper dolls will fly for
any little boy or girl. There's a marvelous story too of these
onderiul playrellows with pictures and verses by tose 1 Cc
I'NeiL It's in the May Woman's Home Companion '
Six stories fourteen Special Articles Seven features for Children and
Fourteen Household Departments -4 Splendid Features in ALL.
ALL for 15c in the May
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(LOlMpaillLOla I
Mr. Tlbbltts, for th Parks and Play
grounds Association, will talk on parKB
and playgrounds.
Olympla- Presbytery to Be Represent
ed; Here and at Atlanta.
OLTMPIA. Wash., April 17. (Spe
cial.) The Olympla Presbytery today
closed its semi-annual session here with
tsie election of delegates to represent It
at the National assembly at Atlanta,
Gu May 18. and at the World Chris
tian Citizenship Conference at Port
land, Juno 2 to July . Tha following
are the men chosen to go to Atlanta:
Rev. Milo B. Longhlen, of Puyallup:
Dr. Murdock McLeod, of Tacoma; J. B
Stentz, of Olympla. and E. B. Creary.
of Aberdeen. Dr. R. M. Hayes, of Olym
pla, will go to Portland. Rev. D. A.
Thompson, of this city, will be the rep
resentative of the National Reform As.
sociation at the Portland meeting.
Grand da tighter or Famous General
to Be Bride or Navy Officer.
SAN FRANCISCO, April 17. The en
gagement of Miss Nell Grant, of San
Francisco and Santa Barbara, a grand
daughter of General Ulysses S. Grunt,
to Lieutenant-Commander William PiR
gott Cronan, of the United States Navy,
was announced here today by Mis
Grant's mother.
Lieutenant-Commander Cronan com
mands the destroyer Jouett now in
Hampton Roads.
Miss Grant is the daufrh.r of Jcts-o
R. Grant, second son of the late Pies'- f
"Bernard Shaw," Is Topic.
Dr. C. H. Chapman, will deliver a lec
ture on "Bernard Shaw." at 3:15 o'clock
this afternoon before the Portland
Woman's Club.