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THE MORNING OREGOJTIAX. FRIDAY, JUNE 6, 1913.
MAY SEE PARADES
Speakers for Graduation Ex
ercises Are Announced by
Board of Education.
SUMMER- FACULTY CHOSEN
I relerU k K. Cliapman Resigns From
Textbook Board When Competi
tor Complain Sewing to Be
on nrrioulum at AVoodliMrn.
Portland .-school children will lu&vu
two half-holidays during the Rose Fes
tival. Tbese will be Wednesday and
Thursday, the days of the automobile
and vehicle parade. Previous action
to have a full holiday June 1" was re
scinded by the School Board at Its
The following speaker for gradua
tion exercises at the schools has been
announced: Rev. Henry Marcotte. Lin
coln Hl;rh School. June 24; Charles H.
Oarey. Washington High School. June
SS; W. W. Cotton. Lincoln High School.
lune l!6; M. Coleman, School of Trades,
Appointments were made for the
teaching staff of the Summer schools,
High School work W. T. Fletcher,
principal ; Ella Mason. Ruth Pringle.
I. A. Melendy. Mary Loftus, I. N. Gor
man. Y. V. Green. Hugh J. Boyd. Kat
r!na Kor h. Althea M. Kimmel. W. BL
Hrron, I. T. Roberts, teachers.
Rlfurntar; Tealicr .nraeL
Elementary work A. R. Draper. A.
M. Cannon, principals; H. M. Barr. Mary
Iv&vanaugh. Sarah Allen. Dorothy Bing
ham. Johanna Cremer, Kdith A. Wright,
Kugenla Morse. Mary Gene Smith, Bes
sie Rawson. Emma Whitney. Mrs. J.
Burnham, May D. Donohoe, Nellie M.
Uashburne. Metta G Brown, Alice
Munro. Iaura K. Black. Adaline I-.
lliley. Sophia A. Wilson, teachers.
Manual training J3. J. Burrows, C. J.
I'ieper. F. M. Goshong. William Milne,
W, J. Lester. A. Rugg. M. G. Steel, M.
Granning. H. J. Burrows, S. J. Ennes,
J. . A. Mancur. J. R. Bymhold, J. L.
School of trades Julius Klein.
George Williams, Charles Cleveland,
1ara Wickstrom. Mrs. Ellen R. Milter,
Elizabeth Phlpps. Sophia Jensen.
The following appointments were
made of instructors for the Summer
school for teachers, August 4-29;
Drawing. Esther Wuest, Mrs. May
Gay. Essie Patterson, Irene Wuest;
music, L. E. Hunter. Lyla Ransom;
physical training, Georgia May; sew
ing. Mrs. Hattte Strwo. Phebe White.
The Board authorized a payroll of
$139,832.70, of whloh 51u0.945.15 was for
Kenton Contract Let.
The contract for the building of the
Kenton School was let to John Almeter
Bids were opened for the heating,
ventilating and plumbing of the Ken
ton School, and referred to the build
In the case of Henry Schroeder. a
senior student of Jefferson High
School, who passed a competitive ex
amination for and was appointed to a
radetehlp at West Point, it was de
cided to waive the rule of not granting
a diploma of graduation to one who
does not finish the school year. Mr
Schroeder left last night for West
Point, and his diploma will be forward
ed to him.
Frederick E. Chapman, supervisor of
music, yesterday tendered his reslgna
.tlon from the textbook board, to which
he was recently appointed under the
new law. the duties of which arc to
make recommendations for textbooks.
Mr. Chapman is the agent for a toxt
hook publlsirtng company, and G. I
t Jerri tseu, agent for another company,
protested against bis serving.
niiwlwa Added to MudlM.
1 1 WW decided to have sewing in
struction one day a week at Wood
lw n school during the Summer months.
Thr same action may be tak-on for the
A petition from the students of Jef
fron High School for assistance in
erecting a statue of Thomas Jefferson
at the school was placed on Ale. and
will be the subject of future action by
For the second time bids for re
modelling the heating and ventilating
systems of Holladay and Thompson
schools were rejected. The Board yes
terday decided to do the jrreater part
f the work by day labor, as It con
sidered all bids excessive.
A controversy which hna arisen in
the school for the deaf In the Buck
man school building came before the
Board. There arc three teachers of the
daf. One teaches sign language, and
the others the oral or lip-reading
system? Patrons of the school asked for
the dismissal of the sin -language
teacher. Mrs. F. G. Metcalf. No action
was taken by the Board. It seems that
there in conflict between advocates of
the two systems.
gant guarantees in connection with
It is probable, too, that the recent
decision of the Supreme Court, holding
that manufacturers cannot require a
retailer to sell goods at a contract
price will receive some discussion. This
subject was not on the regular pro
gramme, as the court decision was ren
dered since the programme was pre
pared. Some of the visiting members
are giving it serious discussion, how
ever. The gathering was opened yesterday
afternoon with an address by H. R.
Albee, Mayor-elect, who welcomed the
Among the prominent visitors is
Colonel J. 1 Shepherd, of New York,
proposer of the bill designed to pre
vent fraudulent guarantees. He will
addres3 the convention today-.
P. Friedlander, at a meeting yester
day, discussed "What Is Proper in the
Engraving of Jewelry and Silverware T"
while I. E. Staples spoke of "Relations
Between Jewelers and Opticians."
Last nlaht's meetiner eras it resided
over by L E. Staplt-s. Among the speak- !
trs were Colonel Shepherd on "Organi
zation." K. M. French on "The Last Na
LABOR MEN TAKE
UP NEW PROBLEM
Effects of Immigration on
American Working Class
MEET OPENS IN PORTLAND
building, due to the high stase of the
Willamette River. With a gasoline
pump the seepage was being got rid of
last night and performances probably
will be resumed this afternoon.
Water flowing into the basement of
the police temporary station at Sixth
and Everett streets has forced the em
ployment of pumps. The water is en
tering in a perceptible stream. Many
other buildings, as far west as Broad
way, are experiencing the same condi
tion. Canoeists on the river had sport yes
terday in running beneath the bottom
draw of the new Steel bridge, where the
high water nearly reaches the roadbed,
barely admittting their craft between
the bridge and water.
BODIES OP ARMY SERGEANT'S I
WIFE AND CHILDREN BE- J
: 'Pi AdBHi
Sergeant Georye H. Schall.
SAN FRANCISCO, June 5.
Assisted by the police. Coroner
Loland, of this city, began today
the disinterment of the bodies of
the Schall family, Mrs. Schall
and three children, who met their
deaths under suspicious circum
stancep on the night of April 23,
when their cottage in the Pre
sidio military reservation was de
stroyed by flames. The disin
terment is being made at the re -MUest
of United States Attorney
Evidence' has been given to the
Federal grand jury here which
is said to implicate Sergeant
Cieorge H. Schall, the husband
and father, with the murder of
the family. It is alleged he in
sured his wife and children for
$100 each and then destroyed
them in the flames. Schall was
arrested by the Federal officers
in Vancouver, Wash., and is now
in jail at Portland. He will be
brought south soon.
tional Convention" and E. J. Jaeger on
This morning will be devoted to an
automobile tour of the city for the vis
itors. The annual election of officers
will t a k place this afternoon.
WOOD WILD; BUCKS WIN
BOTSK HAS SWATPEST AT EX
f'KNSr, OT BEAR 'PITCHER.
HEUSNER DELAYS ACTION
lRiu-liKo-Soekcr Says He Has Not
neoidctl on Fnturo Course.
When asked yesterday whether be
rnteuded to apply to the City Commis
sion for a street railway franchise,
George F. Heusner said that he had
not yet derided.
"T will not say at thin time." lie said.
"However, should l desire so to do. it
would take four months or more under
the now charter before any franchise
the Commission might grant would be
come operative and it then would be
subject to the referendum, which, no
doubt, the interests opposing the fran
chise wotild invoke, and in that case
the measure would be held up until
the next city elect ion, two years from
Vak Hurler Batted Hard by Spade
but Hits Are Kept Scattered and
Ia (irande "Coses.
North Yakima and Pendleton, who
are Jockeying for third place in the
Western Trl-State League, were unable
to get an advantage in the Western Tri-
! State Thursday, both winning. The
scores were: North Yakima 7, La
Grande 5 ; Pendleton 5, Baker 2. Boise
10, Walla Walla 2.
Wood was wild at Pendleton and lost
for Baker. In the third he allowed
Peet to hit and filled the bases by hit
ting two men. Two singles scored
two and with the bases full he walked
in a run. He did almost as bad in
the eighth. , Peet, formerly with
Baker, pitched for Pendleton and would
have had a shutout but for wildness
in the ninth. Four of Baker's six hits
were scratched. The score:
R. IT. E.l R. U.K.
Baker 2 6 2IPendleton ..5 9 2
Batteries Wood and Cress; Peet and
There were four home runs in the
Boise-Walla Walla game at Walla
Walla in addition to one three-bagger.
Tour two-baggers and 12 singles. In
the'second Inning Blausser and Bonner
j for Boise both hit homers, Bonner
with one ahead. The Bears got their
only scores with homers. Martini get
ting one In the second and Harmon
one in the third. Shader was pounded
hard early in the game then tightened.
Bonner did well. The score:
R- H. B. R. H. E.
Boise 10 16 2WallaWalla 2 5 2
Batteries Bonner and Gard; Shader
Jensen was pounded hard by the La
Grande batters at North Yakima today,
but kept the 15 bits fairly woll scat
tered, and the Yaks won. 7 to 5. Noek
leby was hit hard early in the game and
he was relieved by Jamison. The Yaks
made 10 hits, but they made them count
for more and won. Score :
R. H.E.I R. H. K.
N. Yakima. 7 10 lLa Grande.. 5 15 2
Batterie? Jensen and Taylor; Nock
lcby, Jamison and Conroy.
Delegates tom Oregon. Washington.
California, Idaho, Wyoming and.
Canada Plan to Meet Issue
With Canal Opening.
Oregon. Washington, California. Ida
ho, Wyoming and British Columbia are
represented at the Western Immigra
tion Conference, which opened yester
day at the Multnomah Hotel and the
object of which is to devise ways and
means for handling the immigration
question In such a manner that the
industrial development of the territory
that will be most affected by the open
ing of the Panama Canal will be along
Hues that will not be detrimental to
the American working man.
Immigration from Southern Europe
and Japan will be dicussed. Mexico is
also furnishing thousands of immi
grants to the United States, owing to
the unsettled and turbulent political
conditions there, while from Canada
are coming those who find the climate
too severe or are unable to ma,ke a liv
ing there, and these phases of the ques
tion will be considered at today's and
The object of the conference will not
be to devise means of excluding the
foreigner, but to have only those come
who can make a living here, and to
have them come under such conditions
that they will be elevated to the stan
dard of the American laborer, rather
than to bring- down the wage and the
living standard already existing.
The speakers yesterday were W. R.
Trotter, of Vancouver, B. O., who told
of his work in England in directing
immigration to Canada in to the proper
channels; P. W. Dowler, of Seattle, who
told of the movement into this coun
try from Canada and of the smuggling
of Chinese across the border; and E.
P. Marsh, president of the Washington
State Federation of Labor, who dis
cussed the immigration problem in gen
eral. Yesterday's session was otherwise
taken up with the getting acquainted of
the delegates,- most of whom were
strangers to each other and the ap
pointment of the following committee,
some of whom will report today:
Committee on permanent organization
Charles P.Taylor, Tacoma, Wash.; E. J.
Stack, Portland ; W. R. Trotter, Vancouver,
B. C. ; W. L. Willitson, Everett, Wash. ; J.
G. Brown, Seattle; John Oreen, Rock
Committee on resolutions C. O. Young,
Tacoma, Wash.; P. W. Dowler, Seattle; R.
O. Rector, Portland ; C. W. Doyle, Seattle;
George A . Dean, Stockton, Cal. ; Herman
Brown, Hoquiam, Wash.
Committee on legislation P. W. Dowler.
Seattle; T. H. Burchard. Portland; W. J.
Estes, Paaco. Wash. ; H. P. Cummock,
Boise, Idaho ; H. L. Brackeraeed, Aberdeen,
Wash.; c. II. Thomas, Astoria, Or.
Committee on publicity A. H. Harris,
Portland ; R. v . Hoy t, Tacoma. Wash. ; E.
B. Ault, Seattle: L. F. Clarke, Walla Walla,
The following are the labor organizations
represented : Washington State Federation
of i.ai . r B . P. Marsh, p resld en t ; Ch arl e
r. Taylor, secretary; C. O. Young, P. W.
Dowler. Seattle Central Labor Council E.
B. Ault, Charles W. Doyle. Vancouver. B. C,
Central Council- W. R- Trotter. Everett Cen
tra 1 Labor Council W. T . Willitson ; Ho
quiam Central Council Herman Brown.
Pasco Central Council W. J. Estes. Walla
Walla Central Council L. F. Clarke.
Sweetwater. Wyo., Trades and Labor Council
John Green. Boise Central Labor Council
H. P. Camraoik. San Joaquin County
Council George A. Dean. Oregon State
Federation of Labor T. H. Burchard, prov
ident; E. J. Stack, secretary; Central Labor
Council of Portland R. O. Rector, Ed Ro
senberg. Grays Harbor Council H. L.
Brackemeed. Astoria central Labor ouncil
C. E. Thompson. International Union Shin
gle Weavers. Sawmill Workers and Woods
men J. G. Brown, president. International
Iron Moulders A. R. Burns. State Labor
Commissioner O. P. UofT, of Oregon. News,
papers represented Union Record, Seattle ;
Advocate, Tacoma, Wash.; Labor Journal,
Everett, Wash; Portland Labor Frew.
POLICE DICTATE FASHIONS
Indianapolis Women Most Wear Tfn
dergarments With Split Skirts.
irTOIANAPOLJS.-June 5 Women In
Indianapolis wn wear the new-style
split skirts also must wear undergar
ments, and the traffic squad of the
police force has been asked, to enforce
the order which was given out by the
superintendent of police today.
The order was issued after the su
perintendent had received a letter
signed "The Ladles," and which read:
"As we know you are the hiehest
authority in tile city, we. the ladies,
ask that you prohibit the wearing of
split skirts without undergarments.
We know you will take this seriously."'
DIVORCE TRIAL TO GO ON
Efforts to Reconcile Husband and
Mrs. Cornwallis-West Abandoned.
LONDON, June 5. (Special.) All ef
forts to bring about a reconciliation
between Mrs. George Cornwallis-West,
mother of Winston Churchill and orig
inally Miss Jennie Jerome, of New York,
and her husband have been definitely
abandoned and the trial of the suit for
divorce brought by Mrs. Cornwallis
West will be proceeded with.
Mr. Cornwallis-West has entered an
answer, but the date for the trial has
not yet been fixed.
AT THE THEATERS
WOMAN ARRESTS 'MASHER'
Prisoner's Wife Also Gets letter Ex
plaining Ills Flight.
JOPLIK. Mo.. -Tune 5. Miss Vernie
Goff, Jordin's young police matron,
made her first arrest in a campaign
she started recently against street
"maKliinK. when Harry Miller, of Mo
nett. Mo., accosted her on the street
with a flippant remark.
"Hello. Icid.'' said Miller.
"You zith under arrest." said Miss
Gcff, showing her star. "I'll just march
you to jail."
After she had taken him to the city
prison Miller asked the matron to mail
a letter he had written to his wife.
"I will do it," she said, "and I wfll
wrlt her a letter myself, explaining
how you happen to be here."
HIGH WATER HITS THEATER
Performances Haltedl When Electri
cal Apparatus Fails.
Performances at the Lyric Theater,
fourth and Stark streets, were not
given last nif?tit. following a failure of
the electrical apparatus, caused by the
water in the basement o-f the theater
In a Play In Four Acts, "Bella Don
na," Adapted from tb Novel
by Robert Hie hens.
Dr. iTeyer Iaacon. .Charles Brvant
The Hon. Nlcel Armine
. Herbert Percy
Mahmoud Baron di. Robert Whttwortb
Dr. Hartley Edward Fieldlns;
Sir Henry Grebe "William Hassan
Ibrahim A. Romalne Callendar
Hamaa Claus Bog-el
Monks Arthur Hurley
Mrs. Chapstow. . .Madame Xazlmova
Mrs. Marchmont Amy Venesa
Marie May Galyar
BY LBONB CASS BAER.
THE superlative in theatrical sensa
tions is supplied by the combina
tion of Madame Alia Nazimova, incom
parable Russian artiste, and Robert
Madame Nazimova could play Polk's
Directory or a time table of the O.-TV.
R. & N. and make it hold magnetic
charm and absorbing interest. Last
night she came to the Heillg in "Bella
Donna," a complete theatrical machine
made out of Hichen's novel of that
name. James Bernard Fagan made the
play, and it is eminently fitting that
the title role should be entrusted to
an actress like the gifted Nazimova.
No actress other than she could play
It. Like her art and personality it Is
bizarre and exotic.
Fagan has stripped the play "Bella
Donna" of all the novelist's atmos
phere. Little remains, of course, but
the sensational story, verging often up
on the impossible, of a beautiful wo
man's effort to poison her husband by
putting sugar of lead In his coffee, so
that she may not be burdened In her
intrigue witli an Egyptian Bluebeard
in a fez and a dinner coat who already
has a collection of femininity. The
theme is by no means developed rap
idly yet, so consummately natural is
the acting that the action never an in
Poison Is the uubjeot. The scenes are
Egyptian. All of which naturally sug
gests a serpent as the model for Bella
Madame Nazimova makes this
adopted daughter of the Nile a Cheo
patrlsh study of glitterings, glidings,
turnings and clingings. Fhe wraps her
lithe, slender, sinuous, young body In
closely fitting robes -of snake-like
tints and textures. The tails of her
gowns, fashioned after a snake's body.
creep and crawl, winding torturously
to lie wickedly in wait. The silk and
Jewel swathed wraith bears little re
semblance to a human being, supposed
to be a somewhat passe r-nglish woman,
who has married Nigel Armine after
having been beloved of many men.
Sensationalism seems to be the princi
ple of Bella Donna, In view of which
since it attains what it sets out to,
credibility may go hang. Its very un
usual n ess arouses tremendous interest,
some of it rouses the mind and much
of it stirs the emotions.
Wonderful is the art w4th which
Madame Nazimova depicts the cold
blooded and merciless selfishness, the
murderous malevolence and baser pas
sions of Bella Donna without making
the spectacle revolting. Art or arti
ficiality, whichever it Is, we will none
of us ever know. Whether her move
ments are shiftlngs from one studied
pose to. another, or the normal actions
of the abnormal Nazimova we can only
discuss, mouth over In wonder and leave
It an unsolved riddle. She excites
curiosity, she holds attention, she is
gifted with genius in her art. To some
of us her little pathetic tones and
touches go far deeper than, ear and
eye. Others see only the rharveloualy
plastic body and her vivid, staxtllng; use
The support provided the star is ex-
a a a a -
n r.A ic ci Tinrc
WAISTS AND DRESSES
Odds and Ends
Left From Our
200 Suits, Vak to $30, Temptation Sale Price
$ 1 2.45
Temptation Sale Dresses, 60 Dresses Vals. to $20
TEMPTATION SALE COATS
The greatest aggregation to be found in
Portland. Every style, color and make.
Exclusive patterns and stvles. Values
to $25. Temptation Sale price
2000 Waists, values to $2.00.
Temptation Sale price
LARGEST CLOAK AND SUIT HOUSE IN THE NORTHWEST
COR. SIXTH AND ALDER STS., OPP. OREGONIAN
cellent- Charles Bryant is distinguished
and dominant in his role of the Jewish
physician, Ir. Meyer Isaacson, who dis
covers that Bella Donna is slowly
poisoning her husband, his friend.
Capital impersonations are those of
Robert Whitworth as Baroudi, who
tells Bella that there "are other
women," and Romalne Callender as
Ibrahim, a drngonlan.
The play is picturesquely mounted
and 1 Belascoeque in treatment.
Strikingly effective Is the finale. It
Is just a ticise made by the crashing
together of the heavy doors, when
Bella Donna, cast oft by the dark
skinned Baroudi, who "will not risk
trouble with the English." turns, re
enters the home she has made desolate.
Then It is that Dr. Isaacson meets her
at the threshold and closes the portal
In her face. One word at this poin t
would have turned the dramatic qual
ity into bold melodrama. As it Is. th
action alone speaks volumes and gives
the audience n thrill which in these
days of tho prosaic mere speech could i
never inspire. "Bella Donna" will con
tinue at th. Heillg the rest of the week,
with a. matinee Saturday.
TRADE PROBLEMS ISSUE
Orojron .lewctrrs Tnlte Vp Kake Artl
How to prevent the sale of "jewelry"
thut Is neither valuable nor ornamental
untler the representation that It con
tains" a quantity of precious metala far
tu exress of Its actual contents Is one
of the problems -now beliifr considered
by members, of the Oregon Hetall
Jewelers Association, which opened a
two days session at the Commercial
The principal event was the banquet
at the Commercial Club last nlarht. More
ilian 100 members of the organisation
attended. Many are present from
various parts of the state.
Effects of the parcel post law and
tf bill now pending in Congress re
quiring manufacturers to certify on
their products the amount of gold or
other precious substances entering Into
Its composition are among the details
that rocslred discussion. The jewelers
are supporting also a bill now before
Congress, aimed to prevent extrava-
PORTLAND MAM INJURED
Ernest Rarry Kails From Freight
Train and Loses Arm.
ROSEBURU, Or.. June 5. (Special.)
Ernest Barry, age about 30 years and
a resident of Portland, probably was
fatally Injured liere late tonight, when
he fell from an outgoing freight train.
Barry recently came here In search
of employment and was returning to
Portland when the accident occurred.
His right arm was severad. -while his
left leg was badly mutilated. In his
pocket was found a card directing the
officers to notify his mother at Port
land In case of accident. Barry was
taken to a local hospital following the
accident, and his recovery is doubtful.
Seniors to Give Contity Fair.
The members of the senior class of
the Washington High School will give
a "county fair" at the school tomorrow
night, starting at 7:30 o'clock. There
will be sideshows of minstrels, clowns,
menagerie, vaudeville and musicians,
in addition to numerous other attrac
(and Johnny Cake
all cornmeal or flour
cakes are always
light, tasty and deli
cious when raised
with Rumford Baking Powder.
The secret is that Rumford raises at just
the right time and in just the right manner to produce that
delicate and even texture sought for by all professional cooks.
I TRL. THE WHOLESOME
WW A y W k V ssa vsjssk. AW a V-M. W
The Time to Go East
While The Fares Are Least
Unusually Liberal Stop-Over Privileges
In Connection With Low Round Trip Excursion Fares to Chicago,
New York, Boston, Philadelphia, Denver, Omaha or most anywhere.
Let Us Tell You of These Advantages
Uniformed Agent Meets All Trains and Looks Out for Your Comfort.
CITY TICKET OFFICE THIRD AND WASHINGTON STREETS
PHONES: MARSHALL 4500 AND A-6121