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THE MORXIXG OREGON I AN. THURSDAY, AUGUST 7, 1913.
RYANT PAYS LIFE
FOR FLIGHT IN GALE
have represented himself as Clint
Dugan in one of the saloons and Ed
ward Sullivan in the others. The Salem
Tile & Mercantile Company's checks
are signed by the president and the sec
retary. Because the checks presented
by the man were signed by only the
secretary of the company a suspicion
arose as to their being the company's
A rubber stamp of the company had
been used and the checks were per
forated, as is customary, the perfora
tion reading "Not good over $10."
ARMY WILL PROBE
Every Wise Ho m e f u r n i s h e r Is .Interested in the
J. G. Mack
-&CO." ir ire
Aviator Falls 400 Feet With
Hydroplane to Roof at
Victoria, B. C.
Huntjs Methods to Be Investi
gated After 25 Years at
Many Homes Have Been Completely or Partially Furnished and Beautified at Ridiculously Low Cost as the
Result of This Most Remarkable Sale. Hundreds of Money-Saving Opportunities Are Still to Be Found Here
Following Are a Few of Many Instances of the Fire Sale Prices
THOUSANDS WATCH DROP
Victim of Accident Bridegroom of
Only T-ivo Months Flyer Fast to
'Seat When Machine Topples
HlSh Over City.
- VICTORIA, B. C, Aug. 6. Aviator
Jolyiny Bryant was instantly killed
here tonight whAi his hydroplane
crumpled as he was attempting to bank
against a strong wind, and machine
and man fell from a height of 400 feet
to the roof of a two-story building in
the heart of town.
In the presence or thousands on the
waterfront and on the downtown
streets, Bryant rose from the harbor
and started to make a flight over the
city as the principal attraction of the
day in Victoria's carnival. Twice he at
tempted to bring his machine into the
wind and descended toward the harbor,
but failed. He had been up barely five
minutes when the plane collapsed, 400
feet from the earth.
Flyer Strapped to Seat.
With Bryant strapped to the seat,,
the disabled machine fell straight to
the roof of a two-story building at
the northwest corner of Theater alley
and Cormorant street. As the wrecked
air craft fell it turned over and, with
Bryant underneath, struck the roof
with a crash which could be heard sev
eral blocks. Police and physicians
climbed to the roof of the building and
lifted the wrecked machine off Bryant'8
The fatal flight i followed a perfect
exhibition this morning, when, in the
teeth of a wind that caused spectators
to cling tightly to their hats. Bryant
flew at an elevation of 1000 feet over
the city, rocked his banked corners
and finished In a magnificent volplane.
First Accident at Seattle.
The accident this evening was the
second fatal carnival aeroplane acci
dent in which Bryan has figured with
in the last Month. July 19 Bryant
drove the aeroplane from which Fran
cis Thayer, balloonist, made a fatal
parachute jump into Elliott Bay at Se
attle while giving an exhibition in con
nection with the Potlatch celebration.
Johnny Bryant is a San Francisco
aviator who began flying last Fall. He
has been the Northwest several
months. He was married two months
ago, at Boise, Idaho, to Alice McKey,
CONVICTS TO BE DEPORTED
One Prisoner Will Be Returned to
Italy, Another to Canada.
SALEM, Or., Aug. S.i Special.) L.
H. Magley, sentenced to serve from 10
years to life in the penitentiary, for at
tack with a dangerous weapon, was
pardoned today by 'Governor West un
der the deportation act. The man will
be taken to Italy, where he is wanted
for having deserted from the navy. The
pardon was requested by Federal au
thorities. Herbert Duplissie, sentenced to serve
15 years in the penitentiary forrobbing
a jewelry store on Washington street.
Portland, in the daytime, was pardoned
under the same act. - He will be re
turned to Canada. William Johnson,
an accomplice- of Duplissie, is still in
the penitentiary here. The men held
the clerk of the store up at the point
of a pistol and stole about 7000 worth
of jewelry. The gems were recovered.
FAIR CONTRACT AWARDED
Machinery Hull at Salem to Be lteady
for Use This Season.
SALEM, Or.. Aug. 6. (Special.) The
contract for erecting a machinery hall
at the State Fair grounds will be
awarded to Erb & Van Patten, bids for
the construction of the building being
opened today by Frank Meredith, sec
retary of the State Fair Board.
Mr. Meredith announced. that the
building, not including the roof, would
cost J4606. Other bidders were A. J.
Anderson, $4933; Wechter & Wood,
J5349. and W. H. Dalrymple, $6380.
Work on the building will be started
at once to have it ready for occupancy
at the coming fair.
Mr. Meredith announces that more in
terest is being taken in the fair this
year than ever before and says it will
set a new record for the excellence of
exhibits and attendance.
New System Does Not Affect Voting
Privileges, Says Crawford'.
KUGENE, Or., Aug. 6. (Special.)
Mew registration is not required
of electors for the special election of
1913 and neither does registering un
der the new permanent registration
system bar from voting privileges, ac
cording to a communication from Attorney-General
Crawford to County
Clerk S. M. Russell.
Registration is not a qualification
for election, but a mere regulation,"
says the Attorney-General, "and as
elections are free and equal, anyone
who is prqpe'rly qualified as provided
by section 2. article 2, of the constitu
tion, is entitled to "vote."
COUGAR SLAIN IN BARNYARD
Sweet Homo Man's Hogs Attacked
and Bounty raid at Albany.
ALBANY. Or.. Aug. 6. (Speciak)
Invading the barnyard on the farm of
George Weddle, one mile above Sweet
iiome. a cougar attacked a band of
hogs recently and was killed by Mr.
Weddle,-who brought the animal's skin
to the County Clerks office here today
and collected the state bounty. It' was
a 2-year-old cougar, measuring about
6i feet in length, being smaller than
the average cougar killed in the Cas
It is unusual for a rounar to venture
that close to Sweet Home, and espe
cially to raid a barnyard. Mr. Weddle
discovered the presence of the animal
before it had done any damage.
WOMAN NAMED REGISTRAR
Miss Goldia O. Jones Gets Appoint
ment In LinA County.
ALBANY. Or., Aug. 6. (Special.)
Through the appointment of Miss
Goldia O. Jones as official registrar of
Shelburn Precinct. Linn County prob
ably has the first woman registrar in
In enacting a new law for the reg
istration of voters, the last Legisla
ture provided that instead of the work
of registering electors being done by
nny Notary Public or Justice of the
Peace, as formerly, an official registrar
should be named in each precinct.
FORGED CHECKS CASHED
Salem Firm Name Used to Victimize
SALEM. Or., Aug. 6. (Special.) A
forger, who is believed to have come
here from .Portland, has been operating
in this city several days.
Three checks for $17 each, drawn on
the Capital National Bank and sup
posedly signed by the Salem Tile & Mer
cantile Company, were cashed by sa
loons last nisht The man is said to
DEER HEADLESS, 3 HELD
Medford Deputy Arrests Hunters for
MEDFORD. dr.. Aug. 6. (Special.)
Warren H. Holbrook, of Medford: S.
Davis and W. Davis, ranchers of Grif
fin Creek, were arrested by Deputy
Game Warden Hubbard today for hav
ing a headless deer in their possession.
They will be brought before Justice of
Peace Taylor today to answer the
charge of mutilating a deer carcass to
disguise the sex. The men refused to
explain whether the animal was a
buck or doe. From $2o'to $200 fine is
fixed by the state law for such mutila
tion. There are. hundreds of hunters in
the hills of Southern Oregon and game
wardens are keeping a close watch for
MEDFORD BOOSTS PUTNAM
Citizens Sign Telegram Asking West
to Name Editor State Printer.
MEDFORD, Or., Aug. 6. (Special.)
Headed by State Representative Wester
lund. State Senator Von der Hellen, Dr.
J. M. Keene and William Gerig, presi
dent of the Pacific & Eastern Railroad,
a telegram was sent to Governor West
today, signed by 60 Medford citizens
urging the appointment of George Put
nam as State Printer.
While Mr. Putnam says he has heard
nothing from Governor West in regard
to the appointment and declares he has
not and will not solicit the place, those
who know the Medford man's close
friendship with the Governor believe
he will be the final selection. Mr. Put
nam is editor of the Medford Mail-Tribune
and one of Mr. West's most ardent
AGRICULTURE HEAD NAMED
H. F. French to Be Chief Adviser to
Iirmcrs of Oregon.
OREGON AGRICULTURAL COLLEGE,
Corvallis, Aug. 6. (Special.) The ap
pointment of It. F. French, ex-professor
of agriculture an-d director of
the Oregon Agricultural College Ex
periment Station, to the position of
state agricultural lea-der for Oregon,
was announced today by R, H. Hetzel,
director of extension service at Oregon
The new state leader came to Oregon
in 1887 as a graduate of Michigan Agri
cultural College and after serving 12
years on the Oregon Agricultural Col
lege faculty he passed ten years at
the University of Id-aho as professor of
agriculture and director of the experi
ment station at Moscow.
THRESHING STARTS IN LINN
First Grain Delivered at Albany Indi
cates Good Yield.
ALBANY, Or.. Aug. 6. tSpecial.)
Threshing began in Linn County to
day and the first 1913 wheat received
in Albany was delivered at the Red
Crown Mill by C. Schulz, a farmer re
siding five miles southeast of this city.
His yield averaged 20 bushels to the
acre and tested 63 pounds to the
Only two threshing outfits began
work in Linn County today and most
of the machines will not begin for
about a week. Present prospects indi
cate a splendid yield of both wheat and
P0ST0FF1CE ROW PROBED
Klamath Falls Postmaster Falls Out
Witli His Chief Clerk.
KLAMATH FALLS, Or., Aug. 6.
(Special.) 'Postal Inspector Durand, of
Portland, is in the city investigating
the controversy between Postmaster
Brandenburg and his former chief
clerk, Joseph B. McAllister.
Brandenburg suspended McAllister
on the grounds of Insubordination and
inattention to duty.
It is said that the clerk also was a
candidate to succeed Brandenburg in
case the office was declared vacant. "
Eugene Plans Fall Promotion.
EUGEXE, Or.. Aug. 6. (Special.)
The Fall campaign of advertising Eu
gene through the medium of classified
advertisements in newspapers of the
Middle West was last evening author
ized by the board of governors of the
promotion department of the Commer
cial Club. Manager Duryea reported
between 6000 and 6000 pieces of adver
tising mailed out the past nveimonths.
He was directed to attend the Central
Oregon Development Congress at
Klamath Falls, August 19-21. as the
representative of the Eugene Commer
Capitol Grounds Beautified.
SALEM, Or., Aug. 6. (Special.) "I
intend that the Capitol grounds of this
state shall be as pretty and well kept
as any in the country." sad Secretary of
State Olcott today, who has a force of
men beautifying the grounds. Un
sightly trees and dead branches are
being removed and all weeds will be
taken from the grass. Experts have
informed Mr. Olcott that the original
selection of trees and shrubbery for
the grounds indicated rare skili on the
part of the man whb did the work. All
varieties of trees and shrubbery will
be labeled for the benefit of visitors.
$1600 SALARY BUYS AUTO
Major Canby, Recently Named Head
of Quartermaster's Department,
Believed Xot to Have Been -Familiar
VANCOUVER BARRACKS, Wash., Aug.
6. (Special.) Charles L. Hunt, for a
quarter of a century chief clerk in the
quartermaster's department here, was
suspended from duty Tuesday "pending
the filing of formal charges against
him with the Civil Service-Commisslon
Although details of the charges are
not yet known, it is said they cover
transactions of a number of years.
Major James Canby is chief quarter
master at the barracks. He only re
cently took up the work, and other of
ficers believe the Major was not
familiar with Hunt's bookkeeping
methods. He had left much of the
work of the department to Hunt, who
has been familiar with the duties in
the quartermaster's department for
Hunt's salary has been $1600 a year,
and he owns a home here and an auto
mobile. He has a wife and 20-year-old
It is understood charges have been
filed bv two Federal olv-1r tt,a
quartermaster's department in the em
ploy, or tne uivii service Commission.
EVANGELIST IS ARRESTED
Spokane Pastor Accused of Fraudu
lent Use of Malls In South Dakota.
SPOKANE, Wash., Aug. 6. (Special.)
The Rev. L. L. Sanders, aged 27, and
known as the "boy evangelist," recently
of the Leola (S. D.) Presbyterian
Church, and until last Sunday pastor of
the Second United Presbyterian Church,
Spokane, was arrested today by Deputy
United States Marshal Bailey on a war
rant from Leola charging fraudulent
use of the mails. .
Previous to coining here in April he
declares his life was threatened for his
activities in a local option - campaign.
He has been in evangelistic work
throughout the Mississippi Valley, in
Chicago, Minneapolis, and at other
places in Minnesota and has served
He was released on $100 bond. He
charge National Democratic Commit
teeman Millard Aasved with being at the
bottom of the charge, which is in con
nection with the handling of a library
He said: "There - were no libraries
and I sent out appeals by mail to aid,
but finally had to close it owing to a
shortage of funds. Millard Aasved was
the town saloonkeeper, whom I opposed
in the anti-saloon fight."
HIGHWAY FUNDS RECEIVED
Cowlitz County Get. Share or Recent
KELSO, Wash., Aug. 6. (Special.)
News of the apportionment of $50,
000, the share of the Pacific Highway
funds allowed by the Legislature for
Cowlitz County, was received here to
day. The apportionment is as follows:
$6000 on the Dupont change at Mar
tins Bluff; $20,000 on hisrhwav between
Carrollton and Kelso; $5000 on the hill
south of Ostrander, and $10,000 on the
Tom Brown hill. The balance will be
spent in smaller amounts on various
The Cowlitz County Board of Com
missioners has also announced that it
has appropriated $21,700 for use on
the Pacific Highway. As the money
turned over by the state will be avail
able for immediate use, much activity
will result on the county highway.
During the recent Rose Festival and
Potlatch many motor tourists were
compelled to stop at this point and ship
tneir cars around by boat.
GOVERNOR'S TRIP DELAYED
Lost Lake Camping Project Upset by
Deatli of State Printer.
HOOD RIVER, Or.. Aug. 6 (Spe
cial.) On account of the death of W.
S. Duniway, State Printer. Governor
and Mrs. West were unable to join the
party of Portland, Pendleton and Salem
people, who will leave here in the
morning for an outing on the banks
ot Lost Lake, but they hope to join the
party later. It is composed of the fol
lowing persons: Mrs. Edith Tozier
Weatherred and her brother, Albert
Tozier, of Salem; George Robbins, ed
itor of the Pendleton Live Wire; Mrs.
Robbins. and S. R. Odaker, of Pendle
ton: J. R. Reedy, Dr. R. M. Davis, Rich
ard Adams and Mrs. E. E. Morgan, of
Portland, and Judge W. H. Hollis, of
BAN. ON RELIGION AND BIRD
Street Worshipers and Noisy Parrot
Restrained Socialist Fined.
SEATTLE, Wash.. Aug. 6. Superior
Judge Humphries today issued orders
restraining the Salvation Army and the
Volunteers of America from holding
services in front of a downtown hotel.
Judge Humphries, also issued an in
junction restraining Mrs. William T.
Spritt from keeping a certain noisy
parrot witnin tuu leet ol the domicile
of Mrs. Ella M. Ives.
Dr. Hermon F. Titus, Socialist leader.
was sentenced to six months in the
County Jail and lined $300 for violating
me court s oraer restraining street
French Aviator I-anils in Germany.
JOIIANNISTHAL, Germany, Aug. 6.
The French aviator. Jeannoir, landed
here at sundown today after a 15-hour
flight from Paris. The distance be
tween the two cities Is about 650 miles.
KLAMATH BONDS REFUSED
Another Election Necessary to Raise
Funds 'for City Hall.
KLAMATH FALLS, Or.. Aug. 6.
(Special.) City bonds. Issued under the
new charter for refunding the city in
debtedness, have been accepted by the
bonding company to whom they were
The company declined to take the
bonds for city halt and other improve
ments because the election was called
under the old charter, and It is feared
the paper will be held void if the case
should be taken into the courts.
This will make another bond election
necessary. " i
The Fire Sale of Furniture Offers
Dependable Pieces for Very
. Much Less. '
$7.00 Ail-Metal Bed Springs, for -woodbr
metal beds, full or size, now $4.75.
$12.50 Double-Deck Coil Wire Bed Springs,
4 size, now .j56.0O.
$19.00 Dressing Table, in birdseye maple,
$20.00 Full Size Bed, in satin walnut,
$22.50 Heay Library Table, in quarter
sawed, golden or fumed oak, $12.50.
$28.00 Heavy Library Table, in waxed golden
or fumed oak, now $16.75.
$45.00 Large Colonial Chiffonier, in quarter-sawed
golden oak, now $19.00.
$35.00 Colonial Dresser, in Circassian wal
nut, now $22.50.
$50.00 Solid Mahogany, Colonial Sewing
Table, now $23150.
$45.00 Solid Mahogany Colonial Library
Table, now $24.00.
$42.50 Couch, with fumed oak frame and
cushions covered in imitation Spanish,
leather, full spring construction, $26.
AIiL BRASS GOODS Drapery Fixtures,
Brackets, Sockets, etc., now priced
at ONE-FIFTH FORMER PRICES
$48.00 each, Colonial Twin Beds, in Circas
sian walnut, now, each, $26.75.
$48.00 Large Colonial Chiffonier, in ma
hogany, now $27.50.
$55.00 Couch, with golden or fumed oak
frame and with genuine Spanish leather
cushions, full spring construction, now
$55.00 Mahogany Colonial Library Table,
$130.00 Large Colonial Library Table, in
mahogany, now $33.50.
$65.00 Large Dresser, in mahoganv, now
$90:00 Overstuffed Davenport, $57.50.
, $100.00 Overstuffed Davenport, $62. 50.
$150.00 Overstuffed Davenport, $75.00.
.$125.00 Colonial Hall Clock, in mahogany,
tube strike, now $67.50.
$200.00 Colonial Hall Clock, in mahogany,
with chimes, now $115.
Prices on Sunfast Fabrics Go Still
Guaranteed unfadable materials, 50 inches
wide, in all the wanted colors. Quantities
15 yards to 50 yards. Note the reductions:
$1.00 Materials, now, yard .25
$1.25 Materials, now, yard 30c
$1.35 Materials, now, yard 35i
$1.50 Materials; now, yard 38J
$1.00 Materials, now, yard 40
50 Sample Lenths of Imported Tapestry
ranging from 1 to 5 yards, in cotton,
wool and silk; formerly $2.56 to $10.00
yard, now 85 to $3.35 yard.
Imported Antique Crash and Friars' Cloth
in plain red and blue, 50 inches w.de,
, for bungalow draperies; formerly 85 j to
$1.35 yard, now, yard, 35.
Double-Faced Silk Poplin Drapery and
upholstery material, 50 inches wide ; for
merly $4.00 yard, now, yard, $1.50.
Green Armure Drapery and upholstery
material, 50 inches wide; formerly $1.50
yard, now, yard, 50.
WINDOW SHADES 36 to 42 inches
wide and 6 leet and 7 feet long; for
merly priced at 68c to $1.50 each, now
at 35 to 50
Lotus Cloth Plain red and blue drapery
material, 50 inches wide; former price
$1.60 yard, now, yard 60. '
Carpet and Rug Values Stand Un
approached in This Sale A
Now $1.15 yard for the $1.80 yard grade
of Body Brussels Carpet;, dainty bed
room patterns; also living and dining-room
Now $1.75 to $2.50 yard for the
$2.75 to $3.50 yard grade of Wilton Car
pets, in soft-toned effects, in modern
Royal Wilton Rugs The standard medium
grade, in up-to-date effects, 9xl2-ft. sizes,
reeular price $40 to $45, now $26.75 to
Finest Jacquard Wilton Rugs Contract
goods, 9xl2-foot size; regular price $60,
now $35.00 to $47.50.
Carpet Remnants 1-yard and li-yard
lengths of all grades of carpets; regular
values $1 to $2.50; now, each, 50.
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CHERRY HARVEST ENDS
CMOS COCXTX SHIPS LAST CAR
Black Republicans Become Staple
for llrst Time Several New
Orchards Are Bearing.
UNION, Or., Aug. 6. (Special.)
Cherry picking- and shipping closed at
Union today, when J. W. Baxter billed
out his last carload of the season.
About 1B.C0O pounds more Royal Anns
were shipped out this year than last
and in addition to Blngs and Lamberts
all of the Black Republicans were sold
and shipped. This is the first season
that Black Republicans have found a
reliable market In this city.
Several new orchards are bearing and
Union cherries will form a staple crop
within two years. Many of the small
farmers, especially in North Union
Countv. are planting their entire places
to merchantable cherries. Mr. Baxter
believes that the crop will net 25.000
within five years.
ployed at the Government works on
the Celilo Canal for the past three
years and It is alleged that he forged
the names of A. Milliard and R. H.
Johnson, North Dakota bankers, as an
indorsement to a Civil Service applica
tion which he made and filed at Big
Eddy on May 24, 1913.
Harvest Work Under Way.
GARFIELD. Wash.. Aug. 6. (Spe
cial.) L. W. Carson, a prominent
rancher here, left for his Glenwood
ranch yesterday to place his combine
in operation in his wheat fields. - Abe
Plummer, of this city, will operate the
Mining Man Visits Property.
SUMPTER. Or., Aug. 6. (Special.)
Anthony Mohr, a former well-known
mining man of Sumpter, now located
at Portland, is in Eastern Oregon for
a short time to arrange for the start
ing of operations at the Bi-Metalllc
mine in the Greenhorn district, in
which he is interested. The Bi-Metallio
was formerally owned by Portland peo
ple when it was known as the Intrinsic,
under which name upwards of J50.000
was spent in developing the property.
Silver -is the metal predominating in
The color of a brick Is largelv- controlled
by th? t-mpratm- at which it is !iakd.
ALLEGED FORGER IS HELD
C. W. Ilynt Charged With Fraudu
lently Using Banker's Name.
GOLDENDALE, v ash., Aug. 6. (Spe
cial.) Calvin "W. Flynt was arrested
at Maryhill this morning by R. D.
McCully, Deputy United States Mar
shal from Spokane, on a forgery
charge. Flynt was given a hearing
before United States Commissioner N.
L. Ward at Goldendale, who directed
that he be held to bail In the sum of
$1000 to appear before the next term of
the Federal Court at Portland. The
prisoner was unable to give bonds and
is now a Federal prisoner in the Klick
itat County Jail. Flynt formerly lived
in North Dakota. He has been em
Right now is your opportu
nity to secure the World's
Best Makes at a saving of
$100 to $250
We also have " some special
bargains in used pianos,
ranging in price from $85 to
$198. . $10 down, $6 or more
388 Morrison St.
Opposite Olds, Wortman &
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