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THE MORXIXC OREGOXTAX, FRIDAY, MAT 1, 1914.
OREGON EXHIBIT iS
SEEN BY THOUSANDS
Goods Made in State Dis
' played Opening of Free 3
r Day Show Is Big Success.
SAMPLES ARE GIVEN AWAY
Boosters la Speeches at Meier &
Frank Store Point Out Advantages
of Buying Home-Mado Prod
nets Many Firms Display.
"Oregon goods for Oregon people,"
Is the sentiment that the "Alade-in-Ore-gon"
exhibit now in progress at the
Meier & Frank store intends to instill
into the minds of the people of the
A good start in this direction was
made at the opening of the show yes
terday. Thousands attended. All were
duly impressed with the number and
variety of goods manufactured in this
state and with the advantages of
buying the home product.
The exhibition is. conducted under
auspices of the Oregon Manufacturers
Association, the prime movers In the
"Home Industry campaign which al
ready is increasing the local consump
tion of home goods.
The exhibition will continue the re
mainder of the week in the spacious
basement of the Meier & Frank store.
No admission is charged. At many of
the booths samples of Oregon products
are given away.
Inhibitors and Visitors Welcomed.
The show was opened promptly at 10
o'clock yesterday morning. Julius L
Meier, manager of the Meier & Frank
Company, addressed the crowd briefly.
welcoming the manufacturers and their
friends to the store and inviting them
to make liberal use of the accommoda
tions placed at their disposal. He made
an appeal for the purchase or home
made goods, both by the retailer and
by the consumer.
Colonel David M. Dunne, president
of the Manufacturers Association, ex
plained the purpose of the exhibit. He
declared that a larger exhibit will be
held next Fall. He emphasized the
superiority of many Oregon products
sind declared that in most instances
the prico is the same. He pointed to
the economic advantage of buying
homemade products, declaring that
encouragement of local industries will
lead to the direct increase of factory
output, which means a bigger payroll
and more prosperity for every man,
woman and child.
Frederick M. Hyskell, chairman of
the home industry committee of the
Portland Ad Club, declared that the
best way to induce merchants to han
dle Oregon-made products is for the
public to demand them.
"If you ask your grocer or your dry
ffoods dealer for goods bearing the
Oregon label, he said, the dealer soon
will supply his stock to satisfy your
Systematic Campaign Vrged.
Chester Hogue. chairman of the Pro
gressive Business Men's Made-in-Ore
f:on committee, appealed to the various
clubs and commercial organizations to
conduct a systematic campaign for the
red Cooper, of the Portland Rail
way, - Light & Power Company, ex
plained what is being done by that
concern to promote the movement.
Miss Allco Husby, candidate of the
Manufacturers Association for Rose
Festival queen, made a short speech.
Among the nrincipal exhibitors are:
Oregon Chair Company, Carman Man
ufacturing Company, Closset & Devers,
Jobes Milling Company, Frel Pickle
Company, Crown Mills Company, Pa
cific Coast Syrup Company, Pacific Face
Brick Company, F. F. Haradon & Son,
Theodore Bergmann & Son, Nollan Knit
ting Company, Knight Packing Com
pany, Zan Bros., Mason, Khrman Com
pany, Independence Creamery Com
pany, W'adhams & Co., Union Meat Com
pany, Albers Bros., American Brush &
Broom Company, Hoody Peanut Butter
Company, Portland Hair Company, Ore
iron Brass Company. Art Plating Com
pany. Charles Coopey & Sons, Herman
Metzger Company, Multnomah Trunk
& Bag Company, Fleischner, Mayer
Company, Pacitio Ladder Works, Hazel
wood Company, Dwight Edwards, Co
lumbia Neckwear, Wadharas & Kerr,
Bros., Columbia Milling Company,
Northwest Rug Company, Universal
Bed Company, Doernbecher Manufac
turing Company. Elcar Desk Comnanv.
Hudson & Gram, Portland Flouring
Aims, Oregon City Manufacturing Com
pany, Modern Confectionery Company,
Reliance Wire i Iron Company,
. .Woman's Exchange.
BEAUTIFUL FRENCH ACTRESS PRIMA DONNA OF MUSI
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MISS MARIE ROBSOX IN "TUB HONEYMOON EXPRESS."
Miss Marie Robson. the delight ml prima donna with the New York
SVinter Garden Company's "The Honeymoon Express," which will ap
pear at the Heilig Theater, Eleventh and Morrison, for one week start
ing next Sunday night, May 3. is of French-English parentage. She
comes from Provencal in Southern France, that delightful land of
mistral. At the age of 16 she Was orphaned, and left almost to shift
for herself. It was while she was appearing in "The Girl on the
Film" she attracted the attention of the New York Winter Garden
managers, who placed her under contract for a long term of years.
The road to health and strength and palate-joy is
through a return to simple foods like
Cut out meat and potatoes for a while and try this
dish a dainty, delicious, nourishing dish. Because of
its porous shreds and its biscuit form Shredded Wheat
combines most naturally and deliciously with all kinds
of fresh fruits.
Heat one or more Biscuits in the oven to restore crispness ; then cover .
with berries or other fresh fruit ; serve with milk or cream and sweeten
to suit the taste. Better than soggy white flour "short-cake" ; contains
no yeast, no baking powder, no fats, no chemicals of any kind just
the meat of the golden wheat, steam-cooked, shredded and baked.
NEWS ABOUT RAILROADS
WORKMAN WOULD DEBATE
nationalist .Leader Is Gliallenged to
Helena Portland Organization.
R. O. Schilowsky, a. workingman,
living at the Broadway Hotel, has
challenged E. A. Cantrell, leader of the
Portland Rationalist Society, to a de
bate on the question "Resolved, That
the Portland Rationalist Society is a
Menace to the Community."
Mr. Schilowsky proposes to take the
affirmative side and agrees to furnish
the hall. He suggests that each side
Invite 150 persons to hear the discus
sion. Each side is to have five judges.
A chairman, mutually agreed upon, is
to be selected.
"Promotion of the brotherhood and
sisterhood of humanity" Is assigned by
Mr. Schilowsky as the object of the
ALL the space on the eighth floor
and part of the seventh floor of
the new Pittock building will be oc
cupied by the general offices of the
North Bank and affiliated railroads
after September 1.
The rooms will be fitted up for the
special accommodation of the railroad
offices. Many fixtures and most of the
furniture will be built into the quar
ters, according to specifications of the
railroad officials. Special arrange
ments are being made to accommodate
the telegraph offices. Direct wires
will connect the Portland office with
Seattle. Spokane, St. Paul and other
principal points on the Northern Pa
cific and Great Northern roads, who
jointly own the stock of the North
Bank and affiliated lines.
The office of L.. C. Gilman, president
of the North Bank system, and his
immediate staff will be in the 'north
east corner of the eighth floor, corres
ponding to the location of his present
office on the sixth floor of the Rail
way Exchange building.
It is probable, also, that the engineer
in r offices now in the North Bank ter
minal building at Eleventh and Hoyt
streets will be moved into the Pitock
building. The auditing offices, how
ever, will remain in the terminal build
ing. Increased rates have been obtained
by the three big Canadian transconti
nental railroads, the Canadian Pacific
the Canadian Northern -and the Grand
Trunk, for hauling of mails through
that country. The new agreement with
the Government, it is understood, will
date from February 1.
C. A. Hunter, general agent for the
Rock Island, returned yesterday from
San Jose. Cal., where he visited his
mother. He also stopped in San Fran
cisco and viewed progress on the
world s Fair buildings.
The St. Paul Railroad is advertising
in. a novel and patriotic manner. Cards
bearing the American flag and a stanza
of "The Star Spangled Banner" are be
ing distributed. Authentic maps and
guides of Mexico and the war zone also
are being supplied from the St. Paul
It is understood that the Great North
ern has abandoned its plans to build
a line from Scobey, Mont., to a point in
the Fort feck Indian reservation.
Financial uncertainty is the cause assigned.
It is predicted among well-informed
PARKING PLAN PROPOSED
Property Owners on Ainsvorth Ave
nue "Want It Beautified.
If elaborate plans being worked out
l-y the city engineering department
and property owners on Ainsworth
avenue are put through, that thorough
fare from Union avenue to East Thir
tieth street will be made into one of
the most artistic boulevards in the
city. The City Commissioners and oth
er officials went over the street yes
terday with property owners and in
vestigated the plan in detail.
.lnsworth a 'cmt is 100 wide t?ie
lull distance naw proposed to be im
proved. It is lue general plan to put
in parKing str'ps and hard-surfacl.:
giving the tstrert the appearance of
seme of tho attractive boulevards
- Eastern cities.
Cottage Grove Sets TVUr Dates.
COTTAGE GROVE, Or.. April 30.
(Special.) September 17, 18 and 19 are
The dates set for the Cottage Grove
Grange Fair. A large list of prizes
lias been arranged. Including nearly all
the products of the farm with the ex
ception of livestock. On account of
having no grounds for the purpose the
livestock exhibit, which has heretofore
proved so successful, had to be elimi
express and railroad officials that
Wells, Fargo & Company will succeed
the United States Express Company
when the latter company carries out
its liquidation plans on the Baltimore
& Ohio, the principal road over which
the United States Company operates.
The Adams already Is entrenched on
the Pennsylvania and the American on
the New York Central, leaving Wells,
Fargo as the most probable heir to the
Baltimore & Ohio business.
X. B. Wickersham. heretofore chief
electrical engineer on the Oregon Elec
tric and United Railways, will assume
his new duties today as assistant gen
eral manager of the North Bank and
affiliated roads, with Jurisdiction over
botn steam and electric properties. The
office of chief electrical engineer has
M. R. Leahy, chief clerk in the gen
eral pasenger department of the Chi
cago & Northwestern, has been ap
pointed assistant general passenger
agent, succeeding James W. Munn, who
died a few weeks ago. Mr. Leahy is
well known to the railroad men of
Plans have been completed for a new
passenger station and terminals at
Denver to cost 4,000,000. The depot
will De used by all lines entering Den
B. A. Worthington, ex-president of
the O. R. & N. Company, and until re
cently president. of the Chicago & Al
ton, sailed a few months ago for Europe
and 'expects to remain abroad four
months. Upon his return he will open
an office for "experting" railroad in
vestments in Chicago.
IT. W. Davies has been appointed as
sistant to the president and general
manager of the Pacific & Idaho North
ern, with headquarters at New Mead
ows, Idaho. He formerly was with the
Southern at Washington, D. C
It is reported that the Nevada, Cali
fornia & Oregon road soon is to be ex
tended northward from Lakeview, Or..
Its present northern terminus, into the
fertile fruit and agricultural districts
of Lake County. The line extends from
Lakeview to Reno, Nev.
Martin J. Geary, of the Rock Island
passenger department, already is laying
his plans to attend the annual meeting
of the American Association of Travel
ing Passenger Agents at San Francisco
next Fall. November- 9, 10, 11 and 12
are the dates fixed. .Geary lias not
The Shredded Wheat Company,
Niagara Falls, N. Y.
missed a meeting: of the association for
many years. Many other Portland pas
senger men are preparing' to attend.
James J. Hill denies that the recent
weakness of Great Northern stock is
due to the Canadian rate reductions,
which, he declares, will have no effect
on the Great Northern's earnings. He
predicts that the prospective heavy
grain traffic soon will cause all
granger stocks to rally.
The Portland Railway, Light & Pow
er Company recently sold $5,000,000
worth of one-year 5 per cent gold notes
dated May 1, on the New York and
Philadelphia markets, at 99. The
proceeds are to be used in redeeming
other obligations now maturing. It is
hoped at the end of the year to put all
these obligations on a permanent basis.
WATERING RULES URGED
and other places not entitled to water
under flat rates,
A growing trouble, Mr. Xaly said, is
the water-cooling systems being in
stalled in houses. It is likely some
steps will be undertaken to curb the
waste in this way.
SUFFflAGE TALKS PLANNED
Speakers Cliosen for Civic League
"National Suffrage for Women" will
be the topic discussed at the weekly
luncheon of the Oregon Civic League
at the Multnomah! Saturday, the day
having been set aside by the women's
suffrage associations of the United
States as National Suffrage day.
Mrs. K. S. Parsons, of the University
of Oregon, will speak on "The Influ
ence of Women's Colleges Upon
Woman's Suffrage"; A.-F. Klegel. Dem
ocratic candidate for Ctmgress. on "Na
tional Suffrage"; Miss H. E. Marshall,
of England, on "Suffrage In England";
R. A. Booth, candidate for the United
States Senate, on "A Suffrage I'lank
In the National Platform of the Re
publican Party." and H. M". Esterly. "A
Suffrage" Plank in the National Plat
form of the Oemocratlo Party."
Mrs. H. C. Newill. director of tho De
partment of Public Welfare, will be
chairman of the day.
Grants Pass Road Bonds Bought.
GRANTS PASS. Or., April SO. (Spe
cial.) Since approval of bonds Keeler
Brothers have wired that they are
ready to take up railroad bonds of the
city of Grants Pass in the sum of
20.000. It is likely that bids for tics
will be let shortly.
MR. DALY AGREES .TO TRY PLAN
TO . CONSERVE SUPPLY. J
Mayor Promises Police Aid In Enforc
ing Regulations, Kixinff Hours In
Knch District low SprlptiUnc
In an effort to prevent shortages of
water during sprinkling hours City
Commissioner laly agreed yesterday
at a meeting of the City Council to co
operate in a plan to regulate the use
so that there will not be the usual
strain on small mains due to all users
sprinkling at the same hours. Plans
will be worked out in detail later.
In the plan which will be worked
out It is probable the assistance of the
police department will be asked to
supplement the work performed by. 28
Mayor Albee suggested a division of
sprinkling hours in the districts where
shortages occur so that all would not
sprinkle at the same time. In enforc
ing the restrictions he said he would
lend the services of the police depart
ment. Instructions will be given to
policemen on all beats to watch out
for persons sprinkling out of hours
and arrests will be made for violations.
Charts, he said, can be given police
men showing the limits of districts and
the hours for sprinkling.
Another step which will be taken
will be the metering of all commercial
users. Mr. Daly said he proposes to
nave the ctty buy bOO meters for in
stallation In restaurants, barber shops
We have made a complete analysis of
the contents of a can of Rumford Baking
Powder purchased of a Portland grocer,
and f ound it to be worthy of the highest
commendation as a healthful, efficient
and economical leavening agent .
GILBERT-HALL CO., Chemists,'
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of the millions of housewives who prefer and use
for its known purity, economy, uniform strength and
exceptional efficiency. Experience proves that
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