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About Morning Oregonian. (Portland, Or.) 1861-1937 | View Entire Issue (May 25, 1914)
TTTE 3IORMXG OREROXIAX. MONDAY, 3IAY 25, 1914.
TO FACE SPOTLIGHT
SCENES CAUGHT BY PHOTOGRAPHER AT MAY FESTIVAL IN SOUTH PORTLAND YESTERDAY,
35c Luncheon Served Today in Our 7th-Floor Restaurant
Charge Purchases Today and Balance of
This Month Go on June Accounts
and Made Payable July First .
Thelma, Her Princesses. Cha
perone and Defeated Girls
at Baker's Tuesday.
SURPRISE IS KEPT SECRET
Gtavu" Plan Crowd Time of
Royal Beauties Coronation Re
hcaral Today and Wednesday.
Itinerary Cities Make Plans.
Thelma, Queen of Rosarla, and her
radiant princesses will make their next
public appearance at the Baker Theater
tomorrow evening as the invited euests
- of George L. Baker, manager of the
playhouse. The attraction will be "A
Fool There Was," in which Alice Flem
ing is making her re-appearance as
the leading woman of the Baker play
ers. The Queen and her entourage will
form one double box party, the govern
ors of the Rose Festival another, Mrs.
David Campbell, chaperon, will have a
third and each of the girls who were
defeated in the recent contest will be
provided with four seats and will en
tertain their friends.
It is rumored that additional honors
will be showered upon the Queen and
her court on this occasion, but just
T'hat form recognition of their regal
status will take is kept a secret.
Queen Thelma and her 11 maids of
honor rested yesterday for the rush of
preparation will occupy the remainder
of the week. Today and Wednesday
they will rehearse the details of the
coronation in the Armory. Either Tues
day or Wednesday, according to the
present plans, the girls will pose for
moving pictures in the sunken rose
gardens at Peninsula Park.
Itinerary Cities KnthnslaKtic.
Phil S. Bates, the tour manager, is
now In personal touch with the leading
commercial organizations of the cities
to be visited by the Queen's party on
the tour dc luxe. The correspondence
indicates that the giria win oe ac
corded a continuous ovation from the
time they leave their home city, next
Friday night, until the return on Fest
ival eve. June 8.
A hearty desire to prepare an elab
orate entertainment for Queen Thelma
and her maids was expressed by the
Seattle Commercial Club, in a letter
received yesterday. Automobiles, the
letter says, will meet the party at the
depot. After a trip around the city,
the girls will be introduced to the edi
tors of the leading newspapers. If time
permits, they will be guests of honor
at a dinner by the Commercial Club.
The Tillicums have planned to initi
ate the girls into the mysteries of their
order. Each will be made an Indian
So keen is the interest aroused in
the coming journey of the girls, up and
down the Coast, that a number of cities
that have been given only a few min
utes' stop for the royal visit are pro
testing strenuously against being
slighted in this fashion. All of them
are eager to do homage to the Festival
- queen. :
Schedule la Inflexible.
"If we undertake to make all the j
stops that have been requested we
won't get back home before the First!
of July' said Manager Bates yester
day. "Wte are holding strictly to sched
ule, as this is the only way we can
avoid confusion and embarrassment."
Secretary J. A. Currey. of the Festi
val Association, is scurrying among
the local nurserymen to secure a doz
en of the choicest rose bushes to be
found in town. These will be used
as a part of the ceremonial which will
take place at each city visited. An
Oregon rose is to be planted by Queen
Thelma at each city en route, as the 1
gift of Portland and as a souvenir of!
the royal expedition. i
Hundreds of photographs of the
Queen and her maids are being sent j
out to the newspapers of the itinerary!
cities and a steady stream of requests i
is coming in, asking for data about the
E"irls. the Rose Festival and their trip.
Each of the railroads on which the
party will travel Is assisting in the
comprehensive pulicity campaign which j
has been inaugurated and the Rose
Festival and its attractions this year j
will be advertised as never before. i
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SHOW PLANS ARE BEING MADE
Arrangements at Peninsula Park to
The committee of arrangements for
the Peninsula Rose Show, which will
be held June 9 and 10. met yesterday
at the home of J. H. N'olta and irew
up a tentative outline of the pro
gramme of the two days of th Rose
Show, which will open June 9. It was
settled that the show will open with
an address by C. C. Colt and the May
or will be asked to be present. It was
planned to have two days full of in
terest. Sam Simpson's "Beautiful Wil
lamette," set to music by Father Dom
inic, is one of the selections that will
be rendered by the chorus of 100 voices
at the concert, which will be given the
opening night. There will be music
by the Jefferson High School and the
municipal band. The eugenic contest
will be under the charge of Dr. Mary
V. Mad i gun and her assistants. Folk
dances will be presented.
The illumination of the park will be
one of the striking features of the
show. J. H. Nolta, chairman of the
committee on illumination, announced
that there will be 3200 colored electric
lights surrounding the sides of the
sunken gardens, beside a powerful
searchlight which will be placed on
the grandstand to send its rays over
the thousands of roses in the sunken
par den. There will he a million or
more roses in bloom, he said, and they
can be seen under the .illumination of
the colored lights and search light.
Business men of North Albina will
meet tonight at Goldstein's furniture
store on Killings worth avenue to
make arrangements for the decoration
of Peninsula Park and the entrance
to the park. A delegation visited the
park yesterday and ascertained what
is to be done, and plans for these dec
orations will be adopted at the meet
A rehearsal of the chorus of 100
voices for the concert will be held
tonight at the Patton Church. All who
desire to enter the chorus are request
ed to he there tonight, as it is desired
to complete the chorus. Rev. t. V.
Poling is the director.
Book Shower Brings 58.
SEASIDE. May 24. (Special.) Fifty
eight volumes were added to the Sea
side public library last evening and a
substantial sum was turned Into the
treasury of the Seaside Civic Improve
ment Club as a result of a look
Shower, which was held at the rest
room that is maintained by the club.
Cards and refreshments were the order
of the evening and the price of ad
mission was a book or its cash equtva
une White Days
BEGIN TODAY AT
eier & Frank's
SEE SUNDAY PAPERS FOR DETAILS
1, HKADV FOR THE M.W-POI.G DAXCK 2. A SOUTH POKTLAJD ROSE It, TWO KINDS OK BLOOMERS i, WHAT
t'HAXCE HAD THE UK1ZZLI.VU KALV AfiAI.NST SMILES LIKE THIS? 5, ALL READ V TO WIXD THE POLE.
KIDS' MAKE MERRY
Neighborhood House Has First
Annual May Festival.
RAIN PROVES NO HINDRANCE
endurance tests and jumping feats.
The Neighborhood House people hope
to make the festival an annual affair.
They have been planning it for some
time past and were highly pleased
with the way the youngsters performed
and the interest displayed by the spectators.
Maypole and i'olk Dances Given by
Little Girls While Boys Contest
in Sprints, Sack Kaces
and Other Tests.
Jupe Pluvius had nothing on South
Portland, yesterday, although he was
out in full strength.
He was pushed into tne background
by the smiles on the faces of five acres
of "kids" who were out in their Sunday
best to make the first annual May fes
tival of the Neighborhood House a
howling success. A little thing like a
drizzling rain made no difference; the
May-pole dance, folk dances, sack races.
potato races, dashes and long-distance
runs went just the same. '
The festival was held on the spacious
lawn of Multnomah County Hospital,
across the street from the Neighborhood
House, and the antics of the several
hundred youngsters were watched by
hundreds of grown-ups living in the
vicinity. Nobody seemed to be aware
of the fact that rain was falling dur
ing the greater part of the perform
South. Portland has seen children's
exercises before but past performances-!
have not compared with that of yester
day. Every feature of a long pro
gramme was presented without a hitch
and with that grace and care which
showed the interest which the children
are taking in play-ground and school
The programme was given under the
auspices of the Neighborhood House
and under the direction of Robert
Krohn. It consisted of a May-pole
dance, various kinds of pretty folk
dances for little girls and all kinds of
athletics for small boys. The girls
were attired in thir dantiest Sunday
frocks, while the boys appeared with
expanded chests and manly gestures
in sleeveless sweaters and half-length
trunks and running shoes.
The programme was started at 2:30
o'clock with a May-pole dance in which
about 0 little girls took part- Amidst
the cheering of the wide circle of in
terested spectators the little girls went
through" the graceful movements Inci
dent to "winding the poie." SJuaic was
furnished by an orchestra from the
After this the folk dances were giv
en by two circles of girls, one of little
ones, ranging in age from six to 10
years, and the other comprising girls
from eight to 15 years.
Next came the races for which the
crowd of thinly-attired boys of all ages
had waited in the rain. There were
short daehes, long: runs, potato races.
WOODMEN PLAN INITIATION
Many New Members to Be Admitted.
Ifead Consul Will Be Guest.
Woodmen of the World of the Port
land district will close the Spring cam
paign for membership by initiation of
several hundred applicants Friday
night. The ceremonies will take place
in the hall of Multnomah camp, Bast
Sixth and Alder streets, and all camps
in the district will join.
Head Consul I. I. Beak will be the
guest of the evening, and all the drill
teams will escort him from Woodmen
Temple, on Eleventh street, across the
river to Multnomah's hall.
W. S. Snyder, of Portland camp, is
to be chairman of the evening..
Exemplification of work of initiation
will occupy the teams of Webfoot. Mult
nomah and Prospect camps seriatim,
and the stations will be filled as fol
lows: Past consul, Frank Marsh, of
Prospect 140: consul commander, O. W.
T. Muelhaupt. of Webfoot 65; adviser
lieutenant. J. II. Bennett, of Multnomah
77; banker, H. W. Grable, of Arleta 805;
escort, C. M. Bequette, of Portland 107;
watchman, H. 1. Baker, of George
Washington 261: sentry, O. E. Nord
strom, of Rose City 191: clerk, L. W.
Oren, of Sunnyside 319.
Following initiation. Head Consul
Boak will address the assembled camps
and a banquet will close the evening.
In the Pacific jurisdiction of the
Woodmen of the World there are 125.
000 members, upward of 5 per cent re
siding in Portland and - its immediate
WEST LINN BOY IS DEAD
Henry Zirbel, Kormerly Agnt for
The Orcgonlan, .Pneumonia Victim.
Henry Zirbel. the 14-j-ear-ol son of
Mr. and Mrs. A. Zirbel, of West Linn,
Or., died of pneumonia at his parents'
home May 16. after an illness of three
weeks. Funeral services were held in
the family home May 18. Another short
service was held in the German Lu
theran Church. His mates from West
Linn School attended the service in a
body. Interment was in Mountain View
The boy w.a.. formerly circulation
agent of The Oregonian in the West
Linn district- He is survived by his
parents, two brothers and five sisters,
all of West Linn.
Bandon School Presents Comedy.
BANDOX. Or.. May 24. (Special.)
The senior class of the Bandon High
School presented a three-act comedy
Thursday night. ca41ed "Bar Bound."
The play was written for the class by
Carl Moore, the son of George Moore.
A crowded house gave sustained ap
plause. The comedy was produced un
der the direction of Carl Moore. Those
taking part were Misses Pearl Crane.
Esther Solve. Louise Clausen. Louise
Haberly, Lucille Marson. Edith Lowry,
Josephine Ktoltz, Velma Klepfer aad
LestJe Sparks, and Fred Harvey.
FLIGHT STORY TOLD
Oregon Man Has Narrow Es
cape From Mexican Mines.
MOBS CLAMOR FOR LIVES
All Americans Tlogardcd' as FVes,
- Whether Combatants or Xot Ger
man and British ' Consuls
Help Give. Protection.
L. S. Blackman, a. mining engineer,
who has . been workini? for the last
four years In Mexico, had a' thrilling
experience getting away . from that
country. He Is a" native of Heppner.
Or., and .leaves today to visit his old
home after a short visit in Portland.
"The news that the . United States
naval forces had occupied Vera Cruz
did not reach the mines where I was
working until most of the Americans
had got out of the country, and by that
time there was a strong feeling' against
all Americans," said - Mr. Blackman
yesterday. "Every American is an
enemy to them now. They make no
distinction between combatants and
German C'on.al Gives Aid.'
"At Manzanillo there was no British
Consul, but the German Consul took us
in charge. We stayed at the German
Consulate until the British steamer
Cetrlana came in. The American Con
sulate et Manzanillo had been sacked
the night before and everything it con
tained thrown into the street. The
flairs were torn down and trampled
"Captain Minister, of the Cetriana,
was told that there were 37 refugees,
mostly Americans, at the German Con
sulate, and with great difficulty he se
cured the permission of the federal
authorities to take the refugees aboard
his ship. That night he discovered a
plot of the Mexicans to destroy his
ship. Mexicans had been seen pour
inar gallons of gasoline and planting
dynamite on the dock.
"The Lpella. a Mexican steamship
laden with oil, was moved within a
few feet of the Cetriana and a trans
port with 300 Mexican convicts was
moored In such a position that it was
almost impossible for Captain Minister
to get away from the dock. The sig
nal to fire the dock and explode the
dynamite was to be given as soon as
an American warship was seen ap
proaching. Then the fire was started
when the Cetriana was without steam.
Vessel Fired on From Shore.
"The transport with the convicts on
board had been loosed from her moor
ings, and as the Cetriana warped away
from the blazing dock the transport
came at her and tried to ram ber.
"In the smoke and fiaraes the (ion-
For Men Begins Today
IN TEMPORARY ANNEX
Satiuiday Evening Papers Contained News of This Event
Only a Few Days Remaining
Before Wrecking 5th -St. Building
Glean-Up" Sales on Tables on First Floor!
Grocery Department in New Location
Today Grocery and Pastry Sections Open for
Business in Basement, Sixth-Street Building!
Economy Is Apparent in These Monday Grocery Specials
CROSS & BLACKWELL'S OLIVE OIL The name "Cross
well" on the label is a guarantee of its superior quality.
Special the Bottle
Imported Malt Vinegar Cross & Blackwell's. Bottle
Tarragon Vinegar Fine for salads. Medium sized bottle
Ginger Ale "Cliquot Club." Doz. bottles
Walker's Grape Juice Large bottle, 39c. Medium bottle...
Golden Grape Juice Ohio make. Medium sized bottle
"Gold Medal" Tlour Eastern hard wheat brand. Sack
"Bon Ton" Prunes Large size,30c to 40c. Pound
Dried Beer iNo. y2 jar
Maine Corn "Saco Valley" brand. Dozen cans, $1.40.
Cabinet Coffee Found
60c "Ceylon" Tea Pound
Pure Vanilla 4 oz. bottle, 45c. 2 oz. bottle
.Pure Food Grocery Banement,
Gold Dust or Citrus Wash
ing Powder Package. . 20
Kingsford's Gloss Starch
No. 6 wooden box 53J
"Economy" Naphtha Soap
7 bars 25
"Cotton" Boll White Soap
Best quality, b' bars. 25
"Gem" Brooms 4 rows of
sewing. Each 39
Pearline 6 pkgs 25
Pure Food ;rorrryf
nadrrarnt, Slxth-St. Bide.
victs leaped overboard, and the Mexi
can troops and others ashore turned
loose with a rifle fire on the convicts
and the Cetriana. The end of the
breakwater, which had been mined,
went up with a roar, and the wharves
echoed with exploding dynamite. ' The
oilship Lutlla by. this time was blazing
fiercely, but through all this fire and
explosion and smoke Captain Minister
piloted his ship to a place of safety in
the outer harbor."
Mr. Blackman's father, Henry Black
man, was collector of Internal revenue
for Oregon, Washington and Alaska un
der Cleveland. He is a pioneer of Ore
gon, but is now living in California
for the benefit of his health.
Seven Are Graduated at Arlington.
ARLINGTON, Or.. May 24. (Special.)
Seven graduates of the Arlington
Hih School .were start&d upon life's
journey w?th a commencement speech
by Judge Ixwell, of Pendleton, last
evening, at the exercises held at Iouy's
Hall. County Superintendent Lethridgo
presented the diplomas, and in a neat
little speech to each gave them mucii
encouragement in meeting life with a.
glai hand and bright smile.
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ROSE BEAD ROSARIES
SPECIAL AT $3
Beads are made of rosebud leaves:
chain and cross guaranteed gold
plated. Eiery thing in religious
CATHOLIC BOOK AM CHURCH
4S0-40I Washington Street.
Kunburn? Use Santlseptlc Lotion Adv.
Great Northern Railway
To the East and Return
May 16, IS, 19 and 20
Chicago and Return $72.50
JISE lt ASiD DAILY THEREAFTER TO SEPTEMBER SOth.
Iw Yorfc 81OS.50 Boston SllO OO
Philadelphia. , 10S.50 Washington, D. C 107.50
"' S2.00 Plttsburc jit 50
eolt. 83.50 Chicago 7a 30
St. Louis '. 70.00 Benver. 53.00
t- Paul. Minneapolis, Rtllnf n, W innipeg, Kansas Oltr, Omaha
ana St. Joseph 860.00
CORRESPONDING REDUCTIONS TO OTHER POINTS,
Final Return Limit October 31st.
Stopovers Allowed Going and Returning.
'Tickets Oood Going One Road. Returning Another
Rid on ths
Through standard and tourist sleeping-cars to Chicago In 72 hours,
making direct connections for all points East. Unsurpassed dining
car aervlca; compartment-observation cars.
C. I". T. A.
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