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THE MORNING OREGONIAN. FRIDAY, MAT 1, 1914.
HEW RIVER ON MAP
Finding of New Indian Tribe Is
Just as Was Predicted by
PARTY REACHES MANAOS
.Expedition From Hitherto Unex
plored Portion of Brazil Has Big
; Kece ption--Me m bers of Staff
j - Praised by Cable.
MANAOS, Brazil, April 30. Colonel
Theodore Roosevelt arrived here to
night from his expedition through a
hitherto unexplored portion of Brazil,
lie was greetea with a bis reception.
NEW YORK, April 30. Henry Fair
field Osborn, president of the American
Museum of Natural History, today re
ceived the .following cablegram from
Colonel Roosevelt, who, with his son,
Kermit, has arrived safely in Manaos,
"Hard but very successful trip.
Cherrie- is best man possible for such
a trip. Miller doing admirably. They
have collected 1500 birdskins, all told,
and 500 mammals. We have also put
on map river running from north of
thirteenth degree to south of "fifth de
gree, the largest affluent of the
Madeira, the upper part hitherto ut
terly unknown to any one and the'
lower part utterly unknown to cartog
raphers. Inform Mrs. Cherrie.
The message was dated Manaos, April
20. Cherrie is George K. Cherrie, at
tached tp the staff of the museum,
and in charge of the bird collection
of the expedition. Miller is Leo E. Mil
lor, also attached to the museum, and
a man in charge of the collection of
the skins of animals. Miller left the
Roosevelt party near the New River.
He returned to Manaos two weeks ago.
Anthony Fiala, the explorer who ac
companied 'the Roosevelt party, will
arrive in New York tomorrow from
The discovery ot a new tribe of In
dians by Colonel Roosevelt in the wilds
of Brazil, announced in a Rio Janeiro
dispatch, had been predicted by scien
tists, according to anthropological au
thorities of the American Museum of
PARTY AMjEGIAXCK PLEDGED
Executive Committee Sends Answer
to Colonel's Cablegram.
CHICAGO, April 30. Continued al
legiance to the Progressive party was
pledged by members of the National
executive committee of the Progress
ives in a cablegram sent tonight to
Colonel Roosevelt. The message was
in reply to one received from the ex
President, saying that he expected to
announce his future plans in a few
days. Jt was:
"The Central Western state chairmen,!
meeting with the executive committee!
here today, rejoice at your safe arrival.
Our organizations are stronger in the
faith than ever and hail your return
to our fightin? forces."
The cablegram was signed by Wil
liam Flinn, A. J. Beveridge and Jasper
Schenk, of Iowa.
George W. Perkins, of New York, re
peated former assertions that an
amalgamation of the Progressives with
the Republicans was not to be con
sidered a possibility. "Least of a.11,"
lie said, "on an understanding with
Barnes, Penrose and Smoot that they
will agree on Colonel Roosevelt as a
candidate for President in 1916."
Progressive party tickets will be up
in every Congressional district where
there are Fall elections, it was an
nounced. Members of the committee
said they expected Colonel Roosevelt
to return about the middle of August,
in time to take part in the Fall elections.
liar and designating him "an importa
tion from St. Paul by Louis Hill," Gov
ernor West in a statement today ad
vised Chief of Police Clark, of Port
land, that his (West's) "office hours
are from 8 to 5, and we are always
glad to keep them open to a later hour
if necessary to accommodate an out-of-town-official."
The statement is the result of an in
terview published in a Portland news
paper. The part Mr. West takes um
brage at charges that he, last Fall, en
couraged street speakers who were -violating
Replying to Governor West's reported
use of "liar" in connection with a con
troversy arising over the executive's
efforts Tuesday night to have a curs
ing automobilist arrested. Chief of
Police Clark smiled and asked:
"Is it possible that a Governor would
make such a statement? I have not
the pleasure of a personal acquaint
ance with Governor West, but from
what I have heard of him. I am in
clined to the belief that he has been
the victim of a misquotation. If not
that, it must be that there is some
other and equally plausible explana
tion, for. in my lung career as a pub
lic officer, I have never known of a
Governor descending to such depths as
this, especially over trifles."
GOULD ROBS REVIVED
CHAXGEp CONTROL OF" MISSOURI
Kuka, Lorb & Co., Mentioned In Thla
Connection, and Gould Family
Decline to Give Details. '
NEW YORK, April 30. Circumstan
tial rumors that control of the Mis
souri Pacific Railway, the backbone of
the Gould railroad system, is in proc
ess of transfer to important banking
interests were revived in the finan
cial district toda.
Kuhn, Loeh & Co. are the bankers
mentioned in connection with the re
ported change of control. Members of
that firm declined to affirm or deny
rumors connecting thetr name with the
project, but it is known they long have
been willing- to take over financial
management or responsibility of the
Representatives of the Gould family
were non-committal on the subject ex
cept to say that their interest in Mis
souri Pacific lies chiefly in the bonds
of that road and allied lines. It was
denied for the Goulds that the recent
heavy selling of Missouri Pacific was
for account of any member of thatJ
Shares of Missouri Pacific recently
have been selling on what Wall street
calls a "receivership basis" and new
low records for the stock and out
standing notes were recorded today.
There are $25,000,000 of three-year
5 per cent notes maturing on June 1
and up to a few weeks ago it was
thought that payment of at least half
of the notes would be met on maturity.
A hitch came in the final stage of the
negotiations. however, since which
time the various Gould securities have
fallen to lower levels. Missouri Pa
cific made some recoverey as a result
of today's reports.
OFFICES ARE EXAMINED
GRANGE COMMITTEE TO DECIDE ON
'FAKE' SALES ARE OPPOSED
Committee Xamed to Form Ordi
nance for license for Merchants.
VANCOUVER, Wash.. April 30
(Special.) Mayor Crass of . Vancouver
lias appointed a committee, composed
of A. J. Collings, president of the Van
couver Retail Merchants' Protective
Association, and w. H. Griffiths, sec
retary, to frame an ordinance desired
by 100 merchants who have sent a pe
tition to the City Council to prevent
by legislation dishonest advertising
and "fake" sales, conducted here by
The ordinance' proposed will place a
heavy license on merchants who come
to the city and start "fire sales," where
great values are offered for small
Statehonse Visited to Learn "What
Boards and Commissions Should Be
Abolished Report Later.
SALEM, Or., April 30. (Special.)
With a view ot determining what
boards and commissions should be con
solidated and abolished, C. E. Spence,
of Milwaukie; B. G. Leedy. of Corvallis,:
C. L- Shaw, of Albany; F. r. Cornutt,
or AlDany, and Perry Parker, of Leb
anon, a special committee of the State
Grange, visited the various offices in
tne btate Capitol today.
The members of the committee said
they intended to make a careful inves
tigation before reporting recommen
dations to tne main body. They are not
prepared now to say what the recom
mendations will be.
Although the members of the com
mittee declined to divulge their plans,
it is reported that the recommenda
tions adopted by the State Grange will
do submitted to the next Legislature.
ine Grange has decided that the onlv
way it can act intelligently is to learn
jubi wnat is cone lu the various de
partments and then man but a nlan
which will result in efficiency at a lower
cost to the taxpayers.
A. D. PUTROW SUCCUMBS
Oregon City Resident for 42 Years
Dies After Brief II mess.
OREGON CITY, Or., April 30. (Spe
cial.) A- D. Putrow, a resident of Ore
iron City for the last 43 years, died at
the home or his daughter. Mrs. E. G
Caufield, Thursday afternoon, after an
illness of several years.
Mr. Putrow was born 87 years ago in
Plattsburg, N. Y., and came to Oregon
with his wife in 1873. Until about 20
years ago, he was employed by the
Oregon City Manufacturing Company
as Head carder.
Besides his wife, he is survived by
nis one daughter, Mrs. E. G. Caufield.
Arrangements for the funeral have not
SCHOOL HEAD IS NAMED
O. M. Elliott, of Twin Falls, Idaho,
Selected Salem Superintendent.
SALEM. Or., April 30. (Special.)
The Salem School Board has definitely
!ecided to appoint Oliver M. Elliott-
superintendent of the public schools of
Twin Falls, Idaho, superintendent of
tne schools of tins city, to succeed P.
J. ivuntz. The appointment will be
made at the next meeting. Mr, Kuntz
received J2400 a year and Mr. Elliott
will receive I27s0.
Mr. Elliott is 47 years old. was born
in Indiana, is a graduate of Marietta
College, has a degree in psychology
from the University of Towa and looks
like ilitam Jennings Bryan.
WEST USES SH0RT WORD
rortland Police Chief Denounced in
PALEM. Or.. April 30. (Special.)
waning tne oniciai an unmitigated
Art Connoisseur Suicide by Gas.
NEW YORK. ATlvil an Rllflnlnl.
Seckel, an art connoisseur and dealer
wno numbered the late J. P. Morgan
and manv other nrnminpnt nArsnns
among ms patrons, was found dead to
day in his studio, a suicide bv pan
There was no clew to the motive that
led Seckel to take his life.
The total nroductlon .of roal in r'V.lna at
present reaches almost 10.O00.000 tons a
CHANGE OF PROGRAMME
TODAY and SATURDAY
'THROUGH THE EYES OF
A Two-Part Melodrama.
A Unique and Intense Story.
"THE TWO GUN, MAN,"
With Edwin August in the Title
A Vital, Gripping Picture.
Featuring Warren Kerrigan in an
-A. Splendid Comedy. Full of
Coming Sunday, May 3
Fimooa Players In
With Malcolm Williams as the
In Four Parts.
Every Woman Will Hate and
Love "The Brute."
Wctch and Jewelry
at the lowest prices for the best"
. workmanship in the city.
The Neiv No. 5 Free
Sold Here Onlv.
$1 Down $1 Week
"The Influence of the Bible
By Ernest Von Dobschutz.
"New Guides to the Old
By John C. VanDyke.
Critical Notes on the Na
tional Gallery and the
Wallace Collection, London.
Critical Notes on the Louvre,
Book Shop. Mezzanine Floor.
$1 Down $1 Week
Exclusive Portland Agents
All sizes and styles. Basement.
Tunic Suits by Bernard
Reproduced by Us
In Serge, Wool Crepe and Novelty Crepe
$25.00 Instead of $35.00
The original models of these tunic suits which Bernard, of
Paris, made for his fashion exhibit, were of heavy silk.
We had exact reproductions of these two suits, but had them
reproduced from fine serge and wool crepes so they could be
worn for all occasions.
We show these suits in dark rich navy blue,
tan, reseda and tango. ,
They have the clever kimono sleeves and collars of white
and colored lingerie, at the cuffs are frills of lace. Fancy buttons
and colored covered buttons.
These suits are a composite of the newest and most success
ful fashions of the late Spring. Third Floor.
A New Serviceable, Sensible Coat at $12.00
of a Crepe Eponge.
This was made for service and for attractiveness, and it certainly
combines these two necessary features to a degree.
One of those kind of coats that can be worn when automobiling, as "
well as for street wear, and for theater wear over light Summer dresses.
It has the Watteau style of back, showing belt and a novelty wide
pleat in the center. -Kimono sleeves and slightly cut away in front,
fastening with two large buttons. The back and sleeves are also trimmed
with these large cloth covered buttons. Can be had in white, gold or
Copenhagen. - Third Floor.
The New Genuine
Crex Grass Rugs
For Summer Service
To be exact, we have re
ceived just 3000 of these genu
ine Crex Grass rugs in all the
various sizes and in every desir
able pattern. Showing the
Grecian Key border or line
border design. In brown,
green or blue. These are the
most serviceable rugs for Sum
mer homes or for general use.
In sizes from 1 8 by 36 inches
to 9 by 12 feet and priced ac
cording to size.
Plain Rugs 39c, figured 43c
Plain. Rugs 73c, figured 89c
Plain Rugs 93c, figured $1.07
Plain Rugs $1.39, fig'd $1.63
Plain Rugs $2.63, fig'd $2.95
Plain Rugs $4.19, fig'd $4.95
Plain Rugs $S.19, fig'd $7.19
Plain Rugs $8.19, fig'd $9.45
b) Original ftats A mm
Trimmed by Our Own Artists
Today We Offer 120 of These
$10.00 and $12.00 Models
The Lipman, Wolfe hats which are made in our workrooms
are second to none, except those from Paris, for they are made
of the same fine materials that are used by the French modistes.
These hats at $4.95 will certainly be history making at this
1 here are many smart shapes, trimmed. with fine wings,
broad ribbon bows, quills and the new fantasies, and flowers.
These are tailored and semi-dress hats, which are suitable for
This sale is positively unrivaled in style giving and for low
ness of price, because these hats are virtually modes.
Come early so you can leisurely choose the hat that suits you
best, as there are bound to be many eager customers anxious to
take advantage of this splendid offering of all that is newest
and best in the millinery world. - Second Floor
Hosts of Crepe de Chine Blouses at $5.00
In this day when crepe de chine is the favorite silk for blouses there are
many inferior kinds which are called by this name. But these waists are
made of genuine crepe de chine; therefore, it is a material that will launder
In every color of the rainbow peach, tango, mahogany, rose, emerald,
Copenhagen, wisteria, nile green, reseda, black, white, light and dark blue,
maize, flesh, orange, amber and chartreuse.
Distinctive models showing frills of hemstitched silk lingerie collars
and organdy collars styles with the silk cord cravat and the small square
collar edged with box pleating a style with hemstitching is attractive for
its simplicity there are long and elbow length sleeves and various styles
of collars. - - Third Floor
Mrs. Alvord, our expert needlewoman,
is conducting classes every day, and all day in
Crocheting, Embroidering, Knitting and Tatting.
All Needlework Classes FREE
C-Merchandise of tJ Merit On"
"Tskender" by Judith Ganthier
is the subject for the
French Lecture Friday
By Dr. De Lory, P. H. D.
In Book Shop, on Mezzanine Floor.
Women's 25c and 35c Hose
Economy Sale 18c
Stockings of fine gage cot
ton, fast black or of silk lisle
seamless in fast black, and
"fiber silk" boot style hose with
25c Knit Vests 15c
Vests for women of white
Swiss ribbed cotton, made with
round low neck, sleeveless, hav
ing the "can't slip" shoulder
straps. Fancy trimmed edging
all around the neck.
Children's White Dresses
Sixes from 2 to 6 years
Economy Sale 50c
"These dresses are made in three
different styles one is in slip-over
style with round neck and kimono
sleeves, finished with scalloped edge,
and has embroidered design in blue
on front. The others button on the
shoulder, one having hemstitched
finish and the other .scalloped edge.
Both are embroidered in front with
red or blue to match the edge. All
are finished with patent leather belts.
Men's 75c Muslin Night
Economy Sae 59c
Men's nightshirts, made of
extra good quality muslin.
Made full, roomy and long.
French neck style, nicely
trimmed in an assortment of
colors. Just the weight for
Men's $1 Flannelette
Economy Sale 69c .
- Just 50 dozen warm flan
nelette nightshirts of fine
quality outing flannel. All
made full and long, some
with military collars, others
with laydown collars. Good
assortment of colors. All
sizes from 15 to 19.
Genuine Leather Hand Bags
Regular $1.25 and $1.50
Economy Sale 95c
These bags come in assorted
shapes and various sizes. They are
of genuine leather and are lined
with silk or leather. Fitted with a
small coin purse, and regulation
handles. In envelope and regular
Economy Sale 95c
These corsets are made of
batiste lace finish. Made with
the low bust, and long over the
hips and back. Three pairs of
hose supporters attached. In
sizes from 20 to 25.
Regular 25c to $1.00
Economy Sale 10c to 50c
AH sorts of effective little
jewelry novelties in most effective
designs bar pins, beauty pins,
brooches, belt pins, Iavallieres,
hat pins, veil pins, novelty chains,
coin holders and vanities. Fin
ished in gold, silver and gunmetal
or enamel. Some are plain, oth
ers stone set.
Imported Scarfs and Tops
Economy Sale 50c
From our German office in Ber
lin came these very effective linen
pieces, which are superior to the
average scarfs and pillow tops. They
are made of a natural color pure
linen with fringed ends and hand
embroidered in floral or conventional
designs in very effective colorings.
For Summer homes and for porches
they cannot be equaled, as they
Rick Rack Trimmed Aprons
Economy Sale 25c
Aprons for serving made
with a bib forming a collar in
the back. Of light colored per
cales and finished with rick
rack braids, and pocket
Infants 75c and 85c Dresses
Economy Sale 59c
Sizes 6 months to 2 pears
Long and short dresses of
fine soft nainsook made with
round pointed or square yokes
trimmed with embroidery or
lace and tucks. Long or short
sleeves, with lace edging.
Novelty Belt Pins
Regular Prices 50c to $1.00
Economy Sale 24c
Belt pins in gold plate, stone
set and plain effects in a variety
of beautiful designs. Finely
made and finished, in oval,
square, oblong and round
Rose Bead Chains
Economy Sale 50c
Exquisite chains of rose beads
delicately scented. In such colors
as black, blue, rose and lavender
mounted with a gold clasp. These
chains are very popular and are
particularly becoming when worn
with light Summer frocks.
Summer Bed Spreads
Economy Sale 69c
These bedspreads are spe
cially made for Spring and
Summer use, being light weight
they are easily laundered. They
are made of pure white material
showing a sort of a raised cord
designe. Size 52 by 90 inches.
1 2c and 1 5c Linen Collars
Economy Sale 3c Each
Again the fashion of wearing
mannish white tailored collars has
come into vogue for the woman
or young girl who affects tailored
styles these splendid plain linen col
lars will prove most attractive. They
come in various shapes and in all
Pound Box Linen Paper
Economy Sale 1 5c
For Friday we place on sale
about 1 000 pounds of fine white
linen paper, which comes packed
1 00 sheets to the box, in regular
full size. Envelopes to match.
35c Box Paper 15c
500 boxes in the lot fine linen
or vellum finish papers. 24 sheets
and 24 envelopes in a box. All
styles and all cuts. These are broken
linens and samples selling regularly
to 35c regular. Your choice, while
it lasts, 1 5c a box.
1 5c Embroidered Doilies
Economy Sale 10c
Round doilies measuring 1 2
inches in diameter. Suitable for
dining - table, center - tables or bed
rooms. Made of a linen finished
material with scalloped edges or lace
edges showing embroidered centers.
Special Colonial Rag Rugs
Size 18 by 36, special 39c
Size 27 by 54, special 79c
500 new washable Colonial
rag rugs, firmly woven in hit
and miss patterns in all the most
desirable colors and pretty
striped borders to match. Just
the rug for bedrooms, bath
rooms and for general Summer '
use. All are washable and reversible.
25c Shell Hair Goods, 10c
This includes tango pins, push
combs, barrettes, hair pins in all
sizes and styles, of amber and
50c Hose Supporters, 25c
White sew on hose support
ers, four to a set, of extra fine
heavy web and rubber grip but
ton. 60c Sanitary Aprons, 35c
Full sizes with net or plain
tops, lace trimmed.
Sanitary Belts, 5c Each
12c Dutch Shelf Paper, 7c
This pretty decorative paper
comes in 5 -yard pieces; it is a
fine quality glazed paper, lace
edges with blue border in Dutch
50c Hemmed Napkins
Economy Sale 29c Dozen
Ready hemmed napkins of a
soft finished damask. Size 13
by 13 inches. Laundered and
ready for use.
1 5c Best Quality Percale
Economy Sale 1 0c
This is the finest kind of per
cale for house dresses, for aprons
and children's wear. In blue and
black backgrounds showing white
dots, dainty figures and stripes.
Full 36 inches wide, a high fine
The Genuine Wm. Rogers' Silver Plated Ware
At Very Special Economy Prices
This is the famous 1847 Rogers silverware heavily plated
which wears almost indefinitely. This is an opportune time to
replenish your supply or add those extra pieces which you have
wanted for so long.
You will find here the Argyle, The Kensington and the
Puritan designs which are sold exclusively at this store. These -are
the three most popular and most artistic designs ever brought
out in Rogers silverplated ware.
Sets of Six By the Piece
Tea Spoons, special 84c set Salad Forks, special 98c
Dessert Spoons, special. .$1.49 set Pickle Forks, special 35c
Soup Spoons, special. . . .$1.62 set Pie Knife, special $1.09
Table Spoons, special. . .$1.62 set Meat Fork, special 49c
Coffee Spoons, special .... 84c set Cream Ladle, special 39c
Fruit Knives,- special . . . .$1.39 set Gravy Ladle, special 53c
Individual Butter Spreaders,-$1 .49 Sugar Shell, special 36c
Flat Handle Dessert Knives, $1.62 Beef Fork, special 39c
Flat Handle Dessert Forks, $1.62 Tomato Servers 69c