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THE MORXIXG OREGOXIAN. FRIDAY, MAY 9, 1913.
FOR IS. MEBRIAM
nit; i" - ll - I nr. apt
ArmV UNICer 5 Wlie UOIIciU&ea dlally received
fled, and she plays with complete un
derstandinir. Her piano touch la
powerful for a young woman, but Is
tempered and shaded to the demands
of the score end -moods of the com
poser. Her selections were mostly of
the soft, dclirat . poetic, sentimental
school. Including: the lone, difficult
"Ktudes Symphonlques" (Schumann)
the Waener-Lisst "Spinning Sons:, a
group of Chopin studies, and a group
of three from L.lsr.t. his "Liehestraum.
"Vatee Impromptu and "Twelfth
TCI I D nc
IIIHI1 IlLLu ui
BEATING BY NEGRO
Under Strain Husband
mis Biackmore was cor. Judge to Decide Todav as to
d and encored- I ' '
Admissibility of Johnson's
Brutality as Evidence.
SUIT MAY BE WITHDRAWN
Mr Currier chose for rendition the
song cycle "Ellland"' written by Alex
ander von Fielits. and well-known to
Portland baritones. It represents the
romantic but hODeless love of a youn
monk for a fair nun. but the poetry of
the event Is shattered when the Abbot
discovers the love verses, and a time
of repentance follows.
These, exerpts von Flelitz has set to
LEGAL TANGLE APPEARS
Judge- Graham, Seeking to Effect
Reconciliation, Induces Captain"
to Iiet Wife Bring Action on
Grounds of Desertion.
PAX FRAXCISCO, May 8. (Special.)
When the Merrlam divorce case was
called today In Judye Graham's court
Mrs. Bessie C. Merrlam. from whom
Captain Henry C. Merrlam. U. 8. A.. Is
seeking a divoroe, was not' present.
Her attorneys explained her absence
for the first time since the sensational
trial bejran three days ago. They said
she had suffered a complete break
down early last night and had been
tinder the care of a physician through
out the night.
Attorney Judson Keevea. for Mrs.
Merrlam. saM that her collapse was
due to a nervous breakdown, and not
to hysteria. Therefore, he said, she
would not be able to appear In court
before next Tuesday.
Captain Seads Phyalclaa.
Attorney Walter Linforth, for Cap
tain Merrlam. said that no one felt
sorrier for Mrs. Merrlam than her hus
band and that If she would allow him
to lo so. Captain Merrlam would send
a physician In addition to the one al
ready In attendance to treat her. The
offer was accepted.
Captain Merrlam, through his at
torney, announced that he had been
apprised by his superior officers In
the Army that no criticism would be
directed asrainst him If he submitted
to the suegestlon of Judge Grah
snd withdrew his suit for divorce
How Mrs. Merrlam to bring a count
suit on the ground of desertion. He
said that he would not contest her
rharees and that he would be willing
for Mrs. Merrlam to have the custody
rf their daughter, with the proviso that
he may see here whenever he wished.
Mrs. Merrlam's friends are daily ral
lying to her side, and today she was
surrounded by a group of a dozen or
so women, who say that they are con
fident she Is Innocent of the charges
which Captain Merrlam has preferred
as-alnst her. Most of these are friends
whom she knew In girlhood.
Reconciliation In Hoped For.
They, as well as Judjre Graham, are
endeavoring to Irrlng about a reconcil
iation between the young couple. It has
been brought out in the trial, 'and In
troduced into the record, that Captain
Merrlam kissed his wife goodbye two
years ago, and never returned to her
home. This fact, said the Judge, con
stituted a ground for divorce and the
wife then could preserve her good
It was in, trying- to make up her
mind what couVse to pursue in the
Judge's suggestion that Mrs. Merrlam's
splendid grip on herself snapped and
she succumbed entirely to despair. She
said that she had been brought up a
strict church woman and that she did
not believe in divorce; that she did not
want a divorce on any grounds. She
was told that only by suing for di
vorce, by placing herself In the role of
plaintiff, would she be spared the pain
of a trial to the bitter end with her
husband as the plaintiff.
FfVERAL OF OI.D-TI
DEST OF PORTL.A
BE HELD TODAY
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Xew Turn to Cas
.John J. Camp.
- The funeral, of John J.
an old resident, who died
home of his son. H. I. Camp, 819
Kast Salmon street, Wednesday,
will be held today from the resi
dence at 1:30 o'clock, with inter
ment -In Mount Scott Cemetery.
Mr. Camp was born in Philomath.
Litchfield County, Connecticut.
December IT. 1835. In 1862 he
moved to Illinois, and came to
Oregon in 1876. settling on Doug
las Hill, on Powell Valley Road,
and started what became widely,
known as Walnut Farm, as it
was the largest walnut farm In
the state. Residing here until
1903, he moved to Seaside, where
he was stricken with paralysis,
and was brought to the home of
his son in this city. He Is sur
vived by his wife and the follow
ing children: H. It. Camp, of
Camp & Du Puy. of Portland:
George J, Camp. Portland;. Kdgar
L. Camp, of Oregon City; Mrs.
Anna Haun, of Freewater, Or.,
and J. Otis Camp, of New York.
Rev. K. Nelson Allen, will con
duct the services.
tire In Court Toned Down.
Schreiber Woman Witness.
CHICAGO. May 8. Whether testi
mony that Jack Johnson beat the white
women with whom he associated is to
be permitted in his present trial on
charges of violating the Mann law. will
be decided by Federal Judge Carpenter
tomorrow. Belle Schrleber, the woman
Johnson Is said to have transported
from Pittsburg to Chicago, told on the
stand today that Johnson had pro
vided the money for trips from Chicago
to New York and from Chicago to Oakland.
The last words of her testimony to
day brought up the question of his
treatment of women. She had testified
to coming here from Boston in 1910.
'Did you have any discussion about
coming here?" asked Assistant District
Attorney Parkin, conducting the prosecution.
Woman Tells of Blown. .
"No discussion," said Miss Schrleber.
'He beat me up so bad " Objections
Interposed by the defense stopped the
witness and court .adjourned. Miss
Schrleber will resume the stand tomorrow.
Judjre Carpenter raised the question
of a legal tangle over the phraseology
of the Indictment, which charges, that
Miss Schrleber "gave herself up to
Johnson for immoral purposes."
The question Is going to come up.
he said, "whether a lost woman can
give herself up to immoral purposes
or whether she can only give herself
up to salvation."
The effect of Judge Carpenter s cen
sorship of attendance at the trial was
apparent In the empty benches today.
A few negro friends of the defendant
and a half dozen white men consti
tuted the audience.
For appearance in court the fighter
has discarded his diamonds and other
jewelry and presented himself In a
subdued shade of blue appareL At the I
Union Station, where Johnson went
meet a friend before court opened, h
was hissed by the crowd.
Estelle Henderson, alias Painter, pro
prietress of a resort in Pittsburg, tea
tilled she had dismissed Belle Schrei
ber from the house. The Government
had hoped to show that this action was
due to the Schrleber woman s asso
elation with Johnson, but objection of
the defense to this line of examination
r mw i
delicate, haunting music of fairy I gro Sends Money.
oeauty, and the different studies were Miss Schrleber testified that she first
admirably sung by Mr. Currier. His met Johnson in 1909. in Chicago, when
vmce was epienaia ana ringing, his she was 22 vears old
enunciation good, and phrase-making. I Johnson went to New York, but
intelligent. Mr. Currier is now easily called her up by telephone and sent her
one oi me opsi aai-rouna lieaer-bart- money through his manager, she aald.
IWHM VL lW rOClMC lOBSC J aCCOm
panist was R. J. Hutchinson.
REPUBLICANS IN CAUCUS
MANX OPPOSES PLAX TO REOR-
GAXIZE CAMPAIGN BODY.
COURT TO OPEN AT DALLAS
Jude Kelley to Begin Regular May
DALLAS. Or May 8. (Special.)
Judne Kelley. of the Third Judicial
District, opens court in this city tomor
row. Tomorrow and Saturday will be
devoted to the disposal of motions and
demurrers and the regular May term
will commence on Monday.
The most Important cases are: Will
iam Ellis and others against the City
of Falls city, to restrain Falls City
from levying an assessment upon prop
erty abutting upon a former county
road for local Improvements, and the
damage suit of the Adjustable Klectrlc
Socket Company, of Dallas, against the
Salem Iron Works, of Salem, for 117,
In the criminal department the grand
Jury will take up the charge against
xreu Stevenson, railway mall clerk,
who is out under bonds on a statutory
House .Members Decide to Delav Ac
tion Until Congress It con
venes in June.
WASHINGTON, May 8 About 50
Republicans In the House met tonight
to discuss an early reorganization of
the Republican Congressional cam
paign committee, but owing to the op
position led by Republican Leader
Mann the meeting took no action. The
call for the meeting had been Issued
at the Instance of Representative Gard
ner, of Massachusetts, who recently
announced his candidacy for the chair
Representative Ech, of Wisconsin.
sought to urge a resolution to provide
for the committees reorganization but
Mr. Mann opposed it, saying that if
pressed he would make a point of no
Representative Mann suggested that
there would be plenty of opportunity
for conferences when the members re
turned to Washington in June.
Representative Moore, of Pennsylva-
one of the leaders of the "old
ard." announced today his intention
of resigning as secretary of the Con
gressional committee and relinquish
ing his place as the Pennsylvania Rep.
resentative on the committee. Mr.
Moore is one of those opposed to the
movement to reorganize the committee.
She went to New York to visit the
fighter, paying her expenses from
money sent by Johnson's manager.
When Attorney Parkin, representing
the Government, attempted to bring
out details of the young woman's re
lations with Johnson, Judge Carpenter
ruled that Inasmuch as these were ad
mitted he would refrain from pollut
in? the ears of the Jury with them.
The Schrleber woman told of living
In Oakland and San Francisco as "Mrs.
Johnson." Before the Reno fight she
said that Johnson telegraphed her to
come to San Francisco and that he fur
nished the money. She made the trip,
In the Johnson party were a girl
named "Hattle and Mrs. Painter (Ei
telle Henderson) she said.
MITCHEL WILSON'S IN
COLLECTOR. CHOSEX BY PRESI
TELEPHONE HEARING ENDS u
Application to Discontinue Stations
Taken Older Advisement.
SALEM. Or.. May 8. Special).
On the completion todav nf th. tBi
raony in the hearing of the aDnllcatlon I .. . ... Customs at New York at the Presl
of the Paciflc States Telephone and DALLAS MERCHANTS IIWlTF dents request. At no time has Mr.
Telegraph Company to discontinue K7 Mitchel been a candidate for the of-
Lettcr Too Many in Xame Sent to
Senate Will Xecessltate Sec
WASHINGTON, May 8,-Varying re
ports as to who originally proposed
John Purroy Mitchel to be Collector
of the Port of New York brought to
day from the White House a state.
ment that President Wilson himself
had requested Mr. Mitchel to take the
office. It became known that Senator
O'Gorman and Secretary McAdoo both
concurred in the selection after Mr,
Wilson had suggested Mr. Mitchel. The
White House statement was as fol
'Mr. John Purroy Mitchel has ac
cepted appointment as Collector, of
stations in the State.
W. A. Phillips, superintendent for
the company, was the chief witness.
The principal reasons assigned for a
r . Discontinuance ox tne stations were
V, that some of them did not pay; that
in soma cases iinea naa neen sold, and
in other cases the agents had proved
unsatisfactory. No one appeared be.
fore the Commission to contest the
closing of the stations.
WOMAN MADE COURT CLERK
Federal Tribunal Overturns Prece
dent Century Old.
WASHINGTON. May 8. Overturning
a century-old tradition, the Supreme
Court of the District of Columbia to
day appointed a woman to be assist
ant clerk of the court, empowered with
all the duties imposed by law on such
The distinction was conferred on
Miss Elizabeth M. Meigs, who for 22
years has been doing service for the
court as copyist. She Is the first wom
an since the organization of the dis
trict's highest tribunal to hold an -official
position in that body.
ENGLISH ARTIST IN RECITAL
Miss Iiosa Blackmore Is Assisted by
Aaron H. Currier, Baritone.
Retail Dealers' Association Affiliates
With State Organization.
DALLAS, May 8. (Special.) The
business men of Dallas decided last
night to organize a Retail Merchants'
Association and to affiliate with the
State Retail Merchants' Association. A
permanent organization was effected.
with the following officers elected:
President. H. A, Woods; vice-president.
Wlilis Simonton; treasurer Kugene
iiayter; board of managers, J. R. Cra
ven, p. A. Finseth, J. C. Uglow. V. Si.
i-oughary and George Scott.
The now association will meet a rain
within a week and adopt a constitution
and by-laws and elect a permanent
fice. He feels himself to be under ob
ligation to conclude certain Important
matters now before the committee of
the board of estimates and appointment
of the City of New York, of which he
Is chairman, and he . is reluctant to
surrender his present office while
these remain unfinished. The President
recognizing the importance of these
public matters, is willing that Mr.
Muellers assumption of the office of
Collector, if confirmed, shall be post
poned until June 1 to permit him to
complete his part In these matters."
hen President Wilson sent the
name of Mr. Mitchel to the Senate yes.
terday. the name was spelled b mis
take "Mitchell." and this will necessi
tate the sending of the nomination In
a second time.
YARMOUTH TO WED AGAIN
Prospective Bride, Much Senior In
Age, Has $3,250,000.
LONDON, May 8. The Marquis of
Hertford, former husband of Alice I
a haw, or Pittsburg, whose marriage
was annulled on her petition in 1908,
is bdoui to marry again.
The prospective bride of the Marquis,
who is better known as the Earl of I
Yarmouth, is Mrs. Moss-Cockle, who is
much his senior in age. She has a for
tune or si.z&o.ooo left to her by her
Member of Parliament Shoots Tiger.
CALCUTTA. May J . (Special.) The
Indian newspapers are congratulating
Mr. MacDonald, the British Labor IS. P
who is now in this country, on having
shot his first tiger, which, it is as
serted, measured nine feet in length.
JIcAdoo Guards Treasury Secrets.
WASHINGTON, May 8. Secretary
That Were $38.50
Anniversary Sale Price
Perfectly tailored suits em
bodying all the best points of a
-There are plain tailored and
novelty styles. Of serges, bed
ford cords, whipcords and
These suits represent the
season's best styles, many of
which are cutaway models.
Every jacket is lined with silk.
They can be had in black,
navy, Copenhagen, brown and
The skirts are cut in the
newest gored and draped
The New Summer Shoe Styles
For Men, Women and Children
In Both High and Low Cuts Are Now on Sale
Men's Shoes at $4.00 a Pair -
' Blucher lace oxfords in tan and gimmetaL Medium high
toe and Goodyear welt soles. Also vici kid and gunmetal calf
shoes in lace style with half double soles, dull full round
toe with tips. .
Boys' Shoes at $2.75 a Pair
"Very handsome tan calf oxfords, built on the high-toe last
' and with medium weight soles.
Misses' and Children's Slippers
Misses' patent-leather aukle strap slippers with turn soles.
Sizes 11 to 2 for $2.00; sizes 8y3 to 11 for $1.50; sizes 5 to
8 for $1.25; infants' sizes, 2 to 5, for $1.00.
Ankle Strap Slippers, With Welt Soles
Natural shape in white nubuck, patent colt, tan and dull
calf. Sizes 11 to 2 for $2.50; sizes 8 to 11 for $2; sizes 5
to 8 fc- $1.50. "
Women's High Button White Boots, $4 to $6
White Nubuck button boots, made over receding toe last,
with light welt soles. 1 7-8-inch Cuban heels.'
Women's Black Suede Pumps, $4 to $5
A medium round-toe pump with semi-short vamp with a
one and seven-eights-inch Cuban heel. In sizes 2 to 7.
Women's Oxfords, $3, $3.50 and $4
Hand-turned sole oxfords, the. most comfortable shoe for
Summer wear. Made over "comfort last" in soft vici kid
with low heels, blucher lace style. Basement.
Friday Bargain Sales
Throughout the Store
Women's Doeskin Gloves
Are Ready for Summer Wear
There are reasons for their popularity. They help to give
a woman a smart, well-dressed appearance, and they wash so
well that they can be easily kept looking fresh.
Our doeskin gloves are made of soft, pliable skins, correctly
cut, handsomely finished.
Special, $1.19 a Pair
An excellent quality pique
sewn, fastening with one
large white clasp and stitched
At $1.50 a Pair
Fine quality of doeskin,
with one clasp, P. X. M.
seam sewn. Same style, with
heavy embroidered back.
Special, $1.39 a Pair
This is a special glove of
fering and is one of the" best
chamois gloves you can buy.
in natural color only. P. X.
M. sewn. One pearl clasp.
$3 Long Cloves, $2.48
A I6-button length nat
ural chamois glove of ex
ceptional quality, rim Floor.
That Were $32.50
Anniversary Sale Price
Dresses fashioned of silk
fabrics that are just the thing
for the Summer days. Cool,
practical and serviceable ' for
afternoon as well as theater
Of silk poplin. Crepe de
Chine and fine French serge.
There is the fashionable
-Nell Rose shade. Navy blue,
the becoming tobacco brown,
Copenhagen, a soft green and
a rich grey.
Some of these dresses ex
press the latest note in tailored
fashions, while others are
draped and trimmed in many
novel effects. Third Floor.
Xpmanof c& fix
oTMerdiandise of cJ Merit Only"
deckers Just Arrived
of 1913. $1.80.
McAdoo took another step today in his
campaign to keep secrets of the Treas
ury Department from going- to outside
interests when he forbade any Treas
ury records being- shown to anyone
outside the Department, Congressmen
included, without his written permis
sion, and announced that he- intended
to deal summarily with Infractions of
his new order.
' Japanese, to Make Quassia Chips.
INDEPENDENCE, Or.. May 8. (Spe
cial.) Frank Matomi. a Japanese, has
had machinery installed for the pur
pose of making quassia chips that are
used in spraying hops. He has re
ceived 150 tons of logs from Japan and
will begin chipping them next week.
The freight alone on these logs was
more than $1701).
ES2X7d LIGHTHOUSE SPECIALS
heat longer. i
there fore less I
THE I KOV. ....-.)
FRI. SAT. AT THE LIGHTHOUSES
DnJlas Oil Well
Miss Rosa Blackmore. the Kngltsh
pianist, assisted by Aaron H. Currier,
baritone, appeared in concert last night
In the ballroom of the Multnomah
Hotel, and the occasion was a pleasant
Miss Blackmore, who is a graduate I aker place. A full
of the- Leipzig Conservatorium of Music. I been hired, and all
to Bo Finished.
DALLAS, Or May 8. (SDeclaL)
Having secured additional funds needed
to carry on its work, the Dallas Pipe
& uu company win commence opera
tions soon upon it well about three
miles south of this city on the Whit-
crew of men has
ik & pianisi oi aiaunguisnea ability oeing maae io open worK and com-
vhom It Is always a pleasure Jo hearlmence drilling by the first of next
in reci Lai. tier art is aana ant', digni-l week.
Needs the purifying; effects of
Sarsaparllla NOW. Get it today.
to buy clothes
Mpre and more people
are demanding Port
land Glazed Cement
They realize it helps
to cut down sewer
taxes and safeguards
the public health.
YOU buy your clothes in one of three
T T 111V,11 UU Jf J U L11111IV 1J 111 v
i. You may
tailor $2 5,
a custom -tailor and have them
have delays; "try-ons"; you don't
you're going to get; and if he's a cheap
$30, $40 you don't get very much.
pick out a piece of cloth from a book of
samples; send your specifications away somewhere; and
wait. If the suit "makes up" as you expected, if it is trim
med as you hoped, if it fits as you want it to, you're lucky.
- 3. You may go to a dealer in our clothes; see them
ready, not merely a piece of cloth; see how they look
on you, not in an illustration or on a dummy figure;
see the linings and trimmings, not merely words about
them; see how the suit fits, before you buy, not after; see
if it's becoming to you, not just guess at it; and take only
a few minutes of your time.
This third way is right; you pay less than in i; and get more
value than in 2. As a demonstration of it, ask any dealer
in our goods to' show you one of our suits at $25.
Hart Schaffner & Marx
Good Clothes Makers
Sam'J Rosenblatt & Co.
Exclusive Agency of Hart, Schaffner & Marx Clothes
Northwest Corner Third and Morrison