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TOE MORNING OHEGONIAN, TUESDAY, APItU. 21, 1914.
NEW JURY WILL
TRY ESCHEAT CASE
Virtually 3 Stores House Meier & Frank's Merchandise!
--In Addition to the Large Warehouses Daily Receiving New Goods
Second Set of Claimants Will
Wage Legal Battle for
Winters' Estate Today.
11 LAWYERS' FIRMS BUSY
Total of 102 Persons Allege They
Arc Heirs . of Deceased Recluse
. Through Several ' "Fathers."
Contestants In Groups.
The second round of the Winters
escheat case, brought by the State of
Oregon against claimants as heirs to
the estate of Henry D. Winters, Port
land recluse -who died In June, 1911,
was begun before Circuit Judge Mor
row yesterday. When there were no
available jurors 1 of examination late
yesterday Judge Morrow adjourned
court until this morning, when the Im
paneling of the Jury will be con
tinued. When the trial was commenced two
weeks ago yesterday it was agreed
that the same jury should try the entire
case, but evidence which the court held
might have been prejudicial against the
other heirs was brought out at the
hearing of the Purdy claim, which was
denied last week. On motion by Judge
Lionel Webster, appearing for one set
of claimants. Judge Morrow discharged
the first jury and ordered another one
selected to try the claims of the other
As the case will be presented to the
Jury, the 102 claimants probably will
divide themselves into five or possibly
six groups, each claiming relationship
with Henry D. Winters, whose property
Is in dispute through as many different
Klfty-alx Claim Same Man.
The greatest number of claimants, 56,
charged that they are the heirs of
Henry D. Winters through William
"Winters, whose home was in New York.
These 56 claimants live now In Iowa,
Kansas, Indiana and Oklahoma and are
represented at the trial by attorneys
I fall & Lepper, Ganoe & Ohmart,
i-amuel Griffen, of Kansas City, and
Clark & Clark.
Twenty-one claimants, whose homes
are In New York, claim the property
through Elisha Winters, whose home
they say, was In New York. They are
represented at the trial by Attorneys
.Angrell & Fisher. .
eleven claimants, who . are repre
sented by Attorneys Manning, White &
Hitch, Barge Leonard and George
Gearhart, claim that Henry D. Winters
was born in 1829. his father being John
Winters, whose home was in New York.
Attorneys U'Ren & Scheubel, of Oregon
City, represent litigants who claim that
Henry D. Winters' father was Henry
D. Winters, Sr., who had two brothers,
John and Michael Winters, all of whom
lived In New York state.
Jury to Be Completed Today.
Attorneys Emmons & Webster, of
Portland, and Langan & Mendenhall, of
Oakland, represent seven litigants In
Minnesota, Michigan, Iowa and Cali
fornia who claim the property through
Lewis Cline Winters, of New York
According to Attorneys Moser & Mc
Cue, who represent four claimants,
Henry D. Winters' father was named
Claus Winters. These claimants charge
that his home was In Germany.
In all 11 firms of attorneys represent
claimants to the property, all of whom
are opposed by District Attorney
Evans and Attorneys John K. Logan
and Ralph Citron, counsel lor the
When the jury Is completed today.
Judge Morrow will take up first the
claims of those litigants represented by
Attorneys Manning White & Hitch,
Barge Leonard and George Gearhart.
30 IS LIMIT OF CLASS
Public Speaking Extension Course at
Pacific University Popular.
So many persons are registered for
the public speaking extension course
of -Pacific University, to open at the
Portland Young Men's Christian Asso
ciation this evening, that it has been
decided to limit the registration to 30.
The cass will be conducted by Pro
lessor W. G. Harrintrton. of Paolflo
University, and will meet in the Y. M.
C. A. auditorium at 7:30 o'clock.
This course is to consist of six les
sons and will be conducted under the
auspices of the Y. M. C. A. -educational
department. Professor Harrington is
an - experienced teacher, a member of
the bar and an alumnus of Boston
University and the Emerson College of
Oratory. He has had great success In
training college orators and debaters
for Intercollegiate contests.
YOUNG WIFE FILES CHARGE
Husband of 70 Accused of Trying to
Poison Mate, 2 5.
"May and December met in Municipal
Court yesterday, when Mrs. John G.
Minns, 25 years old, faced her 70-year-
old husband and accused him of in
tending to poison her with arsenic and
blow her up with dynamite. They have
been separated, and Minns' said his
whole object in going to 1481 East
Nineteenth street, where she Is stay
ing, is that he wished to see their child.
Mrs. Minns said her husband stole
the family Bible, which was given her
by her Bible class In Australia. He
denied It. They were married In St.
Helens. Judge Stevenson ordered
Minns to keep away from his wife and
not annoy her.
for Rose Festival
Read the Particu
lars of Ballot
Meier & Frank's
on This Page!
Already Well Established With Men s Furnishings, Hats&Clothin
Boys' Clothing, Sporting Goods, Kodaks & Supplies
Men's $16.50 to $20.00 Suits
In the Men's Store
The Men's Store is moved and settled! The entire second floor of . the
"Temporary Annex" has been given over to the Men's Clothing Section a
well-lighted, commodious and convenient department for men shoppers. Mer
chandise is .displayed in an attractive manner, and we invite our patrons to
call and seeus. . -
The introductory sale of Men's Suits, selling regularly from $16.50 to $20,
and now reduced to $11.75, is in progress,. These Suits are broken lines
from our regular stocks, one, two and three of a style, remaining from our Re
moval Sale. There are Cheviots, plain and fancy Worsteds, in tans, grays and
browns, in all sizes. These are Suits made by high-grade t - - r-j p
tailoring concerns, selling ordinarily irom $lb.D0 to $20.00t II
Men'a Store Second Floor Temporary Aanex, Fifth St.
Meier & Frank's
MOVE NO. 2
1 Art Needlework Depart
ment, moved to Seventh
Floor (near Tea Room),
Sporting Goods Depart
ment, moved to Tempor
ary Annex (across Fifth
St.), Fifth-St. Entrance.
Alteration and Fitting
Booms, moved to Fifth
Floor, 6th-St. Annex.
Men's Furnishing Depart
ment, moved to Tempor
ary Annex, First Floor.
Men's Clothing Depart
ment, moved to Tempor
ary Annex, Second Floor.
Trunk and Suit Case De
partment, moved to First
Floor, Main Bldg. (Space
formerly occupied by
Secure Ballots or Yor
Candidate for Rose Festival Queen
- IN THE TEMPORARY ANNEX ONLY, we are
giving Rose Festival Tour de Luxe Ballots with
purchases, as follows:
10 Votes with every purchase of 25c or more
20 Votes with every purchase of 50c or more
35 Votes with every purchase of 75c or more
50 Votes with every purchase of $1 or more
VOTES GIVEN IN TEMPORARY ANNEX ONLY
Men's Furnishing Department
EXTENDS A WELCOME TO THE
Men of Portland
To Inspect the New Quarters in the "Temporary Annex"
Where Deep Reductions in Prices of Furnishings
Are in Effect Nearly Entire Lower Floor
Devoted to Men's Haberdashery
Everything is in readiness for our patrons in the new Men's Furnishing
Department, and we shall be glad to have them all "step in" and view the
attractive space that has been allotted to this important branch of our store.
"Onyx" Hosiery for Men at, the Pair 17c
$1.50 "Nofade" Shirts new styles for 1914
guaranteed not to fade ; a new Shirt if one
does. Golf Shirts with stiff cuffs attached,
made in coat style, and reduced for
this sale to.
50c Genuine "President" Suspenders in dif
ferent colors and designs, reduced
to, the pair aanj3C
50c Porosknit Shirts and Drawers for men,
- in white, long or short-sleeved Shirts, knee
or ankle-lenth drawers, in all sizes, r r
the garment aa 3 C
25c "Boston" Garters all colors, in cord
and pad styles, reduced to, the f r
$1.00 Porosknit Union Suits for men, in
white or ecru. Short sleeves, three- "v
quarter or ankle length, reduced to O VC
Boys' 50c Porosknit Union Suits white or
ecru, short sleeves, knee length, all sizes
for boys and youths, reduced to n
Boys' 25c Porosknit Shirts and Drawers in
white and ecru, short sleeves, knee
length, sizes for boys and youths IOC
Xen Location -Klrat Floor Temporary Annex.
Drug & Toilet Requisite Sale
75c Pompeian Massage Cream, jar.. ...45
$1 Roger & GaUet's Violet de Panne Toilet Water,
50c La Blache race Powder 2S)
25c Williams' Box Soaps, assorted odors 16
50c "Mary Garden" Talc . 33
$1 Pinaud's Eau de Quinine ., 69
25c Sanitol Tooth Paste, tube 15
45c bottle Witch Hazel, quart size 30
25c Renewable Buffers : 19
35c French Tooth Brushes. 25
Meier fc Frank'! Klrat Floor Sixth-Street Annex.
1 I Snetial Sales Tables Piled Hkh With S
V 1J - - - - - J ' . v
1 a zz h
A GROUP OF
Handsome Tailored Suits
Reduced From $30 to
In this assemblage of Tailored Suits so very greatly reduced
for Removal Sale you'll find a -wide range of models and mate
rials. There 's a goodly showing of Fancy Suits, semi-dressy
effects and the much-in-demand plain Tailored Suit. And every
model is the very latest all the popular style touches are in evi
dence, including, peg-top. skirts, overskirt and ruffled effects, the
new high girdle, drop shoulders, kimono "sleeves, and effective
trimmings of buttons, etc. And the colors are those now so
favored Copenhagen blue, wistaria shades, navy, gray, tan and
black. All sizes up to 46. "We're confident of your appreciation
of these, regular $30.00 Tailored Suits reduced for Removal Sale
to $24.00. -
Meier A Frank'! Garment Salons Second Floor, Main Bids.
Fitted Top Petticoats
At Removal Price of $2.95
To $2.50 Silk
Net Top and
The Yard 98c
In white, cream and tango
shades, suitable for transparent
waists, Minaret and- fancy
gowns. 12 to 27-inch widths. A
veritable "bargain" reduced
for Removal Sale. Laces QQ
selling to $2.50 yard, UOC
Meier A Frank's First Floor.
Women's Pumps and Oxfords
1200 Pairs on Sale Tuesday!
Regular $3 to $5 Grades
STARTLING! is this sale of Women's Pumps
and Oxfords, regularly $3 to $5 at $1.39. They're
broken lines that -we're clearing up during this
great Removal Sale.
Special Tables Will Be Arranged for This
Sale in: Immense Space Vacated by
Men's Clothing Section
Third Floor, 6th Street Annex
You .may have your choice of Tan Russia Calf, patent
Colt, Chocolate Vici, Black Vici, Suede or Gunmctal
Pumps and Oxfords, the Pumps with or without straps,
the Oxfords in button, Blucher or two-tie style. Me
dium or Cuban heels. All sizes will be offered in this
wonderful sale of "Women V Pumps and Oxfords, re
duced from -.to to S;1.
Meier A Frank's Third 1'loor, SUtk-Mrrrl Annex.
"We're introducing, a new fitted top style Petticoat, of high
grade Messaline in extra and .regular sizes - all desirable
shades for street wear are shown. These smart, d0 QJ
serviceable Petticoats are priced for Removal at aaai70
Meier A Prank's Second Kloor, Main Bids;.
TREMENDOUS REDUCTIONS ON
Bargain Sales Tables
Cover 20,000 Square Feet of
, FLOOR SfACE
Vacated By Departments
in Our Main Building
Each Day Sees a Score of Tables Laden With
Many Astounding Offerings for You
Tuesday's Grocery Specials
ROYAL BANQUET FLOUR Excellent for bread, cakes and
pastry of all kinds. Sold -with the Meier & Frank
guarantee of satisfaction. Special, the sack P
Washington Apples No. 8 solid filled cans, each 25
Swift's Cotosnet Popular shortening. No. " can oDp
Blue Ribbon Butter Fancy Oregon make, roll 57S
Baking Molasses No. 10 can 55; NoH" can 2S
15c Jar" Prepared Mustard "California HomeT,,3ja' for" 25
Chipped Beef No. 1 glass jar 25( ; No. 2 .iar, 15f
Bleached Raisins Fine quality. Pound 1Q(
Dried Apples Fine for pies. 3 pounds for 2."5C
Pure Vanilla Four-oz. bottle 45; --oz. bot.. 25p
50c Victor Ceylon Tea Pound C9C
Meier A Krank'a l'ure Food Urocery, Basement.
$10.00 Voile Scrim Curtains, with Filet Lace edge, re
duced to, pair .'. . .$4.95
$8.00 to $8.50 Marquisette Scrim Curtains, Real Linen
Chmy edge, pair. S3.95 '
$12.00 Marquisette Scrim Curtains, Real Linen Cluny
edge, pair .$5.95
$3.25 Scrim" Curtains 100 pair with lace insertion,
reduced to, pair . . .' .$2.45
Meier A Kraak'a Third Floor, Mala Bids.
The- Qjualit Store op Portland
FifiN. SixJ, "Morvisor Alder Sta.
Genuine Pin Seal Handbags
Genuine Pin Seal Handbags at so moderate a price is a very
uncommon offering. They're medium sized, in a very new and
desirable shape, elegant appearance, carried on Pompadour
handle, silk lined, and fitted with inside purse and detachable
mirror. Nickel, gilt and gunmetal frames. The colors are most
attractive, including black, gray, tan, brown, red and navy
blue. Today these splendid Genuine Pin Seal CT7
Bags will go on sale at only C&daCatD
Meier A Kraals' Klrnl Floor Stxta-treet Annex.