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THE MORNING OREGOXIAN, SATURDAY, JTTNE fi, 1914.
Are the Winner of the
In this Introductory Offer
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IN NEW SUIT FILED
Promoter and Patent Owner
of United .Sates Cashier
Company Are Accused.
OTHER DEFENDANTS NAMED
Jl. F. Ijepper, Montana Stockholder,
Alleging $1,520,2 9 6 Subscribed
as Capital Stock, Wants to
Know How Money Was Spent.
The tangled affairs of the United
Btates Cashier Company reached the
United States District Court yesterday
with the filing of a suit by B. F. Lep
per, of Fergus County, Montana, a
stockholder In the concern, against the
officers, directors ana promoters.
Mr. Lepper's attorneys are Clark,
Ekulason & Clark In the suit directed
against the company, Frank Menefee,
Thomas Bllyeu, C. A. Campbell. F. H.
Gloyd, E. Terpenlng, A. S. Nichols and
B. M. Mears. ',
A stockholders' meeting has been
called for 1 P. M. Monday at the Y.
M. C. A-
The complaint alleges that the cor
poration is Insolvent. Its books show
that $ 1.520,296.56 was subscribed as cap
ital stock. The burden of the complaint
Is one of question and demand as to
what has become of the money.
Scheme to Defraud Charged.
A scheme to defraud is charged
against Frank Menefee, chief promoter,
and Thomas Bilyeu, original owner of
the patent rights. Oother officers and
directors are charged with either
having had knowledge thereof or with
The company was organized three
years ago. with a capital stock of $200,
000, which was later increased to Sl,
200,000, at which time Bilyeu, It Is
alleged, was received into the company
and his patent purchased for $260,000
cash. Menefee, the complaint alleges,
received In the three years $228,000
for salary, commissions on stock sales
and other items of expense.
It is charged that $272,000 went Into
"promotion expenses," that $91,060 was
spent for models, and that other, large
sums were expended.
As a showing for all the money ex
pended, the complaint Bays there is a
factory site of 7-10 of an acre at Ken
ton, and a two-story part-concrete
factory building, valued in all at about
$25,000. On this property and the
patent rights, .which are alleged to be
worthless by tne complaint, it Is re
cited that there Is a mortgage amount'
Ing to $36,000, held by some of the
Indebtedness Given as 9132,000.
The total indebtedness of the com
pany, as given by the complaint, la
The machinery of the Kenton plant
was shipped to Terre .Haute, Ina,
where a new company, the International
Money Machine Company, was Incor
porated last February, with $2,000,000
The complaint alleges that S. M.
Mears, of Portland, deeded 60 acres
of land to the company in 1911, for
which he received $30,000 in stock,
whereas the value of the land, as given
by the assessor of the county. Is but
$1500. This transaction, the complaint
alleges, virtually constituted a gift of
$25,000 to Mr. Mears.
The plaintiff. B. K. Lepper. is a Mon
tana, sheepman. He holds 400 shares
of stock, for which, according to the
complaint, he paid $6000, or 50 per cent
more than par value. He subscribed
for $14,000 worth of stock, giving notes,
and is now defendant .In a suit for
collection brought by the United States
Cashier Company in the Montana state
FRUIT UNION URGED
GRANGE SCORES READ
FAIR SECRETARY OJf CARPET FOR
COSJiECTIO. WITH LEAGUE.
North Yakima Meeting Threatens to
Boycott Exhibit, bat Later Pasaea
Resolution Indorsing It.
NORTH YAKIMA. "Wash.. June 6.
(Special.) Secretary Shannon, of the
State Fair, was taken to task today by
Master Kegley and the legislative com
mittee of theState Grange for his con
nection with tho "Stop, Look, Listen
League," of which he Is president here,
and the threat made that, if he did not
resign that position, the Grange would
boycott the fair.
He replied that he challenged the
right of the Grange or "any other or
ganization to dictate what he should
do tn such matters, and refused to dis
cuss the matter further. A demand
also was made on the Commercial Club
that It oppose the "Stop, Look, Listen
League," but its officers replied that
their organization was strictly non-political.
Later, a resolution was passed call
ing on Governor Lister to -Investigate
tne connection or secretary a nan n on. or
any other state official, with the
league, but a resolution also was passed
Indorsing the fair.
Other resolutions called for state
ownership of fisheries, doing away
with road supervisors, abolishing tax
certificate sales, legislative reappor
tionment and other measures.
Centralla was chosen as -the next
place of meeting, Bellingham being the
CANNERY ADDRESS MADE
Professor Brown Tells Yonca.Ha Peo
ple Sow to Establish. Plant.
YONCALLA, Or, June 6 (Special.)
Professor W. S. Brown, of Corvallis.
lectured here Monday night on "Can
nery; How to Establish and Maintain
Mr. Brown dwelt at length upon the
Importance of a thorough canvass of
the community to learn the actual
needs and capability for the support of
a cannery. Unless the people want a
cannery sufficiently to Invest from $10
to $25 per share, they really don't want
It at all, he aaM.
The water supply Is vital, he said.
It is Important that a sample of the
water be sent for analysis before Its
adoption, as the presence of lime or
Iron would spoil the canned product.
More than 200O Inventors applied last
rear for British patents relating to rail
ways, motors and road vehicles and more
taaa wo tor eir-arart tmiopawu,
Secretary Plans to Put in
VALLEY MEETINGS MAPPED
Whirlwind Visit to Be Made to All
Growers' Associations and Plea
Presented for Xew IMs
For the . purpose - of arranging to
establish the Portland headquarters for
the North Pacific Fruit Distributors,
H. C. Sampson, secretary of the or
ganization, arrived last night. This
morning Mr. Sampson begins a whirl
wind tour of Willamette Valley .towns
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IX. C Sampson, Who Is Oraranbdaff
to Interest merchants and growers in
the plans of the farmers co-operative
Fruitgrowers' associations at Forest
Grove, Dllley, Corvallis, Eugene, Suth
erlin, Yoncalla, Cottage Grove.. Dallas,
Salem, Brownsville, Independence,
Gresham, Monmouth, Newberg, Spring-
brook and Roseburg will be invited
to send delegates to Portland on June
20 for the purpose of completing the
organization of a sub-central, electing
one member of the board of managers
at Spokane and completing the details
for marketing the 1914 fruit crop of
Western Oregon through the distrib
utor selling agencies.
Secretary to Address Growers.
The meeting of June 29 Is to be
held In the green room at the Com
mercial Club, and will be attended by
all the ' principal officers of the dis
tributors, as well as maajr growers of
Washington and the Hood Kiver dis
trict. Th.ls afternoon Secretary Sampson
will speak to the business men and
producers of Forest Grove and the tel
ephones were being used last night to
Induce Hillsboro and Dllley residents
to meet with the Forest Grove people.
Saturday night the Commercial Club
at Newberg will entertain Mr. Samp
son, and has Invited St Paul, Sher
wood and other neighboring towns to
At 9 o'clock Monday morning a meet
ing with the Benton County Growers'
Association will be held at Corvallis.
Albany joining, and at 2 o'clock in the
afternoon the representative of the dis
tributors will speak at Eugene. Cot
tage Grove is to be visited at 8 o'clock
Tn District Join Meetina.
At 10 o'clock Tuesday morning the
farmers of the Lebanon and Browns
vllle districts will meet Mr. Sampson
at Lebanon, and that night he will
speak to the people of Salem and vicin
ity at the Commercial Club.
Wednesday morning a meeting will
be held at Dallas at 9 o'clock. Inde
pendence and Monmouth being asked
to send representatives. At 8 o'clock
In the evening be will conclude his
present speaking trip with a meeting
at McMinnville, in which Sheridan and
Willamlna people will bo asked to
"Having successfully solved the
problem of co-operative marketing by
disposing of 60 per cent of the apple
crop of the Northwest In 1914, main
taining steady prices to 'the grower
and a price on the market at which the
crop would move, we are now prepared
to come Into Oregon on a more exten
sive scale than last year," said Mr.
Books Open te Inspection.
"Our plans and books are open to
public investigation and as we are the
only growers of fruit who are In busi
ness for ourselves, we feel that we
particularly want to meet the busi
ness men of Western Oregon. I wish
to have them understaand. aa well as
the farmers, the principles on which
"For the present we will only or
ganize one sub-central, which will em
brace the territory between Portland
and Roaeburg. Inclusive. That will be
immediately followed by the organiza
tion of the Grants Pass and Medford
districts in another sub-central. Each
of them will have representation on
the board of managera
"Briefly stated, the distributor is
the farmer himself in the selling game.
It is purely co-operative. We sell on
a commission of 10 cents a box, which
cavers all the expenses of our salaried
general agents In all parts of the world
and our 67 special representatives.
Through these agencies we distribute
the fruit over the world so as to keep
the market supplied, but not over-fed."
NEW PLAN ADOPTED
LEW1ST0N ASKS SHRINERS
Plan Proposed to Have Trains to
Seattle Routed Thro ugh Idaho.
LEWISTON, Idaho, June 6. (Spe
cial.) The Shriners who will attend
the Imperial council to be held at Seat
tle In June, 1915, have been asked by
the Shriners here to have their special
trains routed through " Lewiston, at
which time the cherries of this district
will be at their best.
Arrangements are being made to
send to the potentate of each shrine a
five-pound box of this year's crop of
the famous Blngs grown here.
About 25 special trains will be routed
through the northern section of the
United States to Seattle, and it is the
intention to bring them through Lew
iston without extra cost to the Shriners
and with only about four hours' delay
in their arrival In Seattle,
United Brethren Churches to
Be Handled in Groups.
CONFERENCE TAKES VOTE
Boards of Institution Asked to Hold
Session on Coast Invitation to
Join afethodlst Family Is
Made but Not Accepted'.
The United Brethren Oregon Con
ference, meeting in First Church, East
Morrison and East Fifteenth streets,
yesterday voted to abandon ,the con
ference superlntendency. In vogue for
many years in this and in other con
ferences, for the ensuing year, and
handle the ''churches tnrough groups
and pastoral superintendents. This plan
was adopted after discussion lasting
According to the report of the com
mittee on the new plan the following
churches are to be grouped together:
First, Seattle and Everett, Wash.; sec
ond, Portland First, Second, Third,
Fourth, Manor and View; third. Hood
River, The Dalles and Wapinltla;
fourth, Salem, Hopewell and Hazel
Green; fifth, Tillamook and Beaver,
sixth. Philomath. Philomath Circuit.
Eugene and Irving; seventh. North
Bend, Coqullle, Coos River and Gravel
Ford. Each group was authorized to
select the pastor who In connection
with his pastoral work will superintend
the whole group.
Strenuous opposition to the plan de
veloped, but it was Anally carried by
a vote of 26 to 17. It does away with
the election of a district superintend
ent. P. O. Bonebrake, the present su
Sessions on Coast Urared.
A resolution was adopted inviting
the boards of the churcn, with head
quarters at Dayton, O., to hold their
sessions this year on the Pacific Coast.
The same resolution was adopted by
the Columbia River Conference.
A resolution was adopted inviting
the directors of the Dallas College, the
school of the United Evangelical
Church, to sit with and co-operate
with the trustees of Philomath Col
lege, federation being the object In
view. The vote on this resolution was
Rev. J. S. Rhodes of Hopewell, made
plea for Dallas College, declaring that
the United Brethren Church should
take action for Its endowment to the
amount of at least $250,000.
The statistical report submitted
showed that the total membership in
the Oregon conference Is 2144, a gain of
94 for the past year. Conversions were
given as 238 and additions aa 276. F.
H. NeCf reported on conference rela
tions. ' Metbodlat Invitation Received.
Rev. C. E. Cline, of the Methodist
conference, was given privilege of the
floor, and in the course of his remarks
he invited the United Brethren Church
to Join the Methodist family, stating
the Methodists would give Bishop Bell
a life job and solve all the United
Brethren's difficulties. The invitation
was graciously received, but not ac
cepted at the present time.
President G. H. Smith, of Philomath
College; Rev, H, H. Hall en. of Fresno,
Cal., and Rev. T. R. Hornschuch and
Rev. II. Schucknec, of the Evangelical
Association, were Introduced. Rev. Mr.
Hornschuch was fraternal delegate.
The programme for today Is as fol
lows: Address by the bishop, report of
committee on nominations, report of
committee on minimum salary goal.
report of study course faculty. G. E.
McDonald, chairman; report of com
mittee on deaconess work and home, B.
M. Peoples; report of conference his
torical board, C. C. Bell; report of
conference trustees for vacant church
property. J. A. Henkle, chairman; re
port of nominating committee, F. W.
Jones, chairman; report of committee
on Sunday schools. Christian Endeavor
and brotherhoods, G. E. Wood, chair
man; report of conference trustees, W.
N. Blodgett, chairman; report of con
ference church erection board, J. A.
Henkle, chairman; report of committee
on resolutions, location of next con
Leonllla Smith, Clarence Snyder and
Bnena Vista Graduates Four.
BUENA VISTA, Or., June 6. (Spe
cial.) The school term for Buena Vista
schools closed tonight. Four students
of the High- School were granted
diplomas. They are Orville Wells,
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ting qualities, absolute com
fort and are unexcelled for
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