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FINLEY WOULD KEEP
JOB Otl (MERITS
State Game Warden, Back
From East, Says He Will
Step Out if Politics Counts.
WAR ON RABBITS OUTLINED
Official Decries Bounty System In
' Destroying: Pests Oregon Pic
tures Surprise New York Nlm
roda Some Plumage Safe.
I ' J I
"I am not In. politics," said W. I
Finley. State Game Warden, upon his
return yesterday from a six weeks' trip
through the East. "I am eager to re
tain my office,' but if I have to play
politics to hold It I don't want It."
Mr. Finley had been advised by tele
graph of the recent action of the State
Fish and Game Commission in rein
stating him in the office of game ward
en after he had held the minor position
of head of the "biological and educa
tional" department for eight months.
As he had not been officially advised
of the change in his office he did not
know yesterday what position he actu
ally held. .
Mr. Finley intimated that he will be
a candidate to succeed himself in the
game wardenship under the new state
administration, but declared that he
will not seek reappointment as a politi
Feathers Declared Sate.
' "If my record doesn't justify my re
taining the office I ought to be dis
charged anyway, regardless of pollt
tics," he said.
Mr. Finley straightened out yesterday
recent dubious Interpretations of the
game laws and announced that
birds of paradise may be worn as orna
ments on women's hats. Such plumage
. cannot be imported, but birds of para
dise feathers already in the country can
be worn with immunity, said Mr. Fin
ley. His announcement sets at rest
fears of some women that birds of para
dise were under the complete ban.
Mr. Finley went ESast at the request
of the Game Commission to study the
work of similar commissions In the var
ious states and to consult with the
United States Biological Survey heads
In Washington in regard to. the work
done by Oregon officials in co-operation
with that department last Sum
mer. He will submit his report at the
next meeting of the commission.
"One of the first problems that will
get attention," said Mr. Finley, "is the
extermination of jackrabbits in cer
tain parts of the state."
Fight on Rabbits Planned.
- The Biological Survey will detail
James Silvis and two assistants to come
out and co-operate with the state of
ficials in this work. Mr. Silvis is In
charge of rabbit Investigations.
"To make the task of Government ex
perts and the state warden successful,"
said Mr. Finley, "the co-operation of
the farmer is needed.
"The destruction of the coyote has
resulted In the increase of the rabbit.
By setting a bounty on coyotes we have
unbalanced nature's scheme and now
find that we require a bounty on rab
bits. To carry the policy out to a logi
cal conclusion we may as well put a
bounty on gophers, field mice and chip
munks with an ever-Increasing bounty
fund as a burden to the state. I do
Dot say that the bounty syBtem is with
out any merit, but its defects are ob
vious. An additional argument against
It lies in the fact that it is compara
tively easy to cheat the state in the
collection of bounties. Only systematic
destruction will give the best results
and $2000 or $3000 spent in this way
will be of greater benefit than a slmi
lar sum paid out in bounties." '
Oregon Pictures Shown.
Mr. Finley attended the convention
ef the American Fisheries Society and
also the National Association of Game
Wardens and Game Commissioners,
where he exhibited his moving pictures
and described the work of the Oregon
Commission. He found his moving pic
tures a remarkable success educational
ly and says that no other state has
taken a similar step. Sportsmen went
wild over the pictures of the bier fish
In the Rogue River and several of the
wealthy sportsmen of New York and
Boston declared it their intention to
organize parties and come to Oregon
He visited the game farms In a dozen
Castern states and studied the work of
the officials. His observations will be
embodied in a report which will be sub
jnitted to the State Game -Commission
at its next meeting. Mr. Finley says
In organization and warden service
New York and Wisconsin are well in
the lead, but Oregon stands first in
the establishment of game refuges, a
step which other states are striving
bard to follow.
Mr. Finley expressed the hope that
the present game laws, with a few ex-
ceptlons, will not suffer much change
at hands of the next Legislature. With
out the co-operation " of the public
nothing can be accomplished along the
line of gome conservation and a con
etant changing of the game laws leaves
the sportsman and farmer confused
With a consequent loss of interest,
which is one of the greatest obstacles
in the Dath of the fame warden.
The pictures of the fish car. Rain
bow, and the game farm at Corvallls
drew more calls for lectures than could
be fulfilled, said Mr. Finley, and the
Oregon Sportsman, a monthly booklet
Issued by the Oregon commission, at'
tracted widespread interest.
WEST'S PROCLAMATION OUT
Governor Compares Oregon's Peace
With Strife In Europe.
SALEM, Or., Nov. 2S. Governor West
today issued a proclamation, deslgnat
ine November 26 as Thanksgiving day,
and recommending that on this date
the state's citizens cease their actlv
ities and give thanks for the blessings
and bounties bestowed on them. In
part it reads:
"When we pause. In this, the twilight
or the closina- year, and consider tne
blessings which have come to us as our
portion, we are brought to realize that
God, in his Infinite wisdom, has blessed
ns with his hand of good fortune, and
thrown his mantle of protection around
VLB. For, while beyond the seas cities
and fields are being laid waste, and
death, closely followed by pestilence
and famine,- is knocking from door to
ooor. peace and security are ours.
"Bountiful harvests have blessed th
land and disease has stayed its hand.
we have weathered the storm which,
for a moment, threatened our Industries
through the closing of our markets by
the foreign war, and are now facing
wnac is Douna to be an era of pros
"It is fitting, therefore, that wa cease.
tor a brief time, our dally activities
nd return our thanks to Almighty God
lor ma mercy ana his sustaining band.
Be Ready for.
This Big Event!
RIGHTER IS HONORED
'oxtland Composer Places
Opera in Chicago Contest.
CARUSO PRAISES WORK
Engagement to Play Recitals Is Re
ported, Willie Conductors Look
Over Manuscripts and Try '
Them Out for Production.
Francla Rlchter, the well-known con
cert pianist and composer of this city.
In his trip to the East, just completed,
has several stories of luck to tell.
His new symphony. "From Darkness
to Dawn," has been placed in competi
tion with the Chicago Symphony Or
chestra. Manuscripts are to be received
in this competition for the best until
January 1, and then the award will be
made. Let us hope that luck will come
to the Portland composer.
Composer Hears Caruso.
Mr. Rlchter"s new opera. "The Grand
Nazar." is now being "passed upon" by
Colonel Savage, and may be produced
by the Savage Grand Opera company
shortly after New Tear's.
Mr. Rlchter has been engaged by tne
New York impresario, M. H. Hansen, to
play in a series of piano recitals
throughout this country next season.
'And I was Introduced to Caruso, tne
great tenor. He sang for me, as a
climax," said Francis Rlchter proudly
Now, is tnat not worm wnue going
'back Bast" to get all these things?
Mr. Rlchter and his mother, Mrs.
Fred W. Rlchter, left this city for their
Eastern trip September 28. "We made
our first stop of importance at my for
mer home, Minneapolis, Minn.,"' ex
plained Francis Rlchter yesterday, "and
I am glad to say that I made a friend
of Caryl B. Storrs, a professional music
critic of that city. Ta Chicago we met
Mr. Stock, conductor of, the Chicago
Symphony Orchestra, and learned from
him that a competition was open lor
the best symphonies from American
composers, and that the winning eym-
Francis Rlchter. Portland Composer-Pianist,
Who Hakea a
Friend and Admirer of Caruso.
phony would be announced shortly after
Conductors Praise Work.
"I entered my symphony 'From Dark
ness to Dawn.' In Chicago I also met
and made a friend of Glen Dillard
Gunn, conductor of the popular con'
certs of the Chicago Symphony Or
chestra, and he spoke kindly of my
"In New York City I met Colonel
Savage, of the Savage Grand Opera
Company, and left with him tfere manu
script of my new opera, 'The Grand
Nazar.' They are now reading It over
and hearing It. M. H. Hansen, the New
York Impresario, engaged me for a con
cert tour next season, and spoke kindly
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1 Pound 35c
about my playing after hearing it. I
played the piano at the "Fine Arts Insti
tute, New York City.
Tenor Commends Rendition.
"Caruso is a charming man to meet.
After hearing me play the piano he said
my playing was 'full of soul.' He sang
to me, oh, so delightfully. I think he
is a great tenor the very greatest I
ever heard and Is such a pleasant,
versatile man to talk to. I met also
in New York Frank Possert, the cele
brated vocal coach from Paris, and he
told me that he expects to settle in the
United States, and Ludwig Schwab, who
was once in this city as piano accom
panist with Kubellk.
"I expect a commission to write the
music to a new comic opera from
Andreas Dippel, New York. I am now
busily engaged to plan out a suite fpr
orchestra, and a concerto for piano and
orchestra. I have come home to work,
and shall be glad to have my friends
call at our home, 322 Falling street."
WAR FIELD NOTE IS LAST
PARE5TS OF BRITISH" SOLDIER
SEND LETTER TO SON HERE.
Message on Brown Wrapping Paper Is
. Andrew McNeil's Farewell Re
port of Death Received.
A torn scrap of brown wrapping
paper on which are words dimly
scrawled in a boyish hand a - sol
dier's last letter to his mother has
found its way to Portland.
It was written September 28 by.
Andrew McNeil, a Scotchman in the
Third English Brigade. The letter
went to the boy's parents in Scotland,
who in turn sent it to- his brother,
Alex McNeil, a Portland boy.
Andrew served In the Boer war and
came out only slightly scratched. He
had worked for Canadian horsebuyers,
and tried last June to procure horses
In Germany, but the German govern
ment would not. even at that time,
ship horses out of the country, says
Alex McNeil, who had received previ
ous communications from his brother.
Alex has been In America about five
years. He has received two letters
from the commander under whom his
brother was serving. The first said
that Andrew had ben wounded, and
the second reported he had been killed
at the battle of Khelms. October 25.
Following is the letter sent to Port
land by the soldier's parents:
"Lens, September 28. My "Dear
Father and Mother: Just a few lines to
let you know that I am still alive and
In the very best of health. .
"We have been In some very heavy
fighting for the last three days and
have gained about 15 miles, but I
guess that doesn't Interest you, much.
"I know, dear mother, what you are
doing for me each day and night, and
he has surely answered them all. too,
for I consider myself one of the
luckiest of men to be alive after the
last few days.
"I think I forgot ' to tell you that
before coming out here I left all my
business and property -with McLean &
Company on High street. If the worst
should come and they don't notify you,
you communicate with them.
"I will have to go now as this Is my
last chance to get these few words
"As ever your loving son,
CUPID IN VANCOUVER BUSY
Rush for Licenses Starts Early and
50 Weddings Expected.
VANCOUVER, Wash., Nov. 23. (Spe
cial.) Already this week the grand
rush to the marriage license counter
has begun, and by Wednesday night
it is expected that at least- 50 couples
will have been married here. Just
preceding a National holiday there is
always a big rush for marriage licenses
and this Thanksgiving will be no ex
ception. Those who secured licenses today
were: Angus Duncan McLeod and Mrs.
Cora Allda McLeod, of Portland; Roy
E. Anglen and Vida Sperber, of Van
couver; Charles Pyburn and Mrs. Min
nie Hughes, of Albany. Or.; Friaal E.
Leverln and Hazel Wise, of Portland
and Lafayette: Roy Dilley and Annie
Freeman, of Forest Grove; Henry A.
Rose and Miss Mabel E. Hansen, of
Portland; Samuel S. Barnes and Ella
Palmer, of McMlnnville; Martin Jacob
sen, of Portland, and Hulda Karlson, of
Cathlamet, and A 'E. Halfpap and
Nettie Ferrall, of Portland.
Portland, "November 30th to December 5th
All Other Oregon and Washington Cities, December 7th to 12th
A Surprise in Store for Coffee Users
GLOSS ET DEVERS
EMPRESS ACTS GAY
"Who Is She?" Willard Mack's
Sketch, Hits Home.
BONNY SCOTS VERSATILE
Applause for Girls In Kilts leasts
Through Movie Which Follows.
Hildebrand, Lanky Funster,
Cheers Whole Show Good.
The Marcus Loew Empress is pre
senting Willard Mack's sketch "Who Is
She?" Probably a lot of men felt that
she" might be in his own life. The
at home feeling is given by the polite
tamlly row between the husband and
wife in "Who Is She?"
The cause of the squabble is a letter
signed "Pearl," sent to the husband.
Naturally wine, played exceptionally
well by Hazel Harrington, believes that
Pearl Is a woman. After a bad half-
hour the browbeaten husband, played
admirably with comedy lights by Joseph
hi. Barnard, decides the worm will turn.
His turning and squirmings set the
A delightful act' is presented . by a
"hoot mon," Mcintosh, and three pretty
Quaker oats girls, all In the neatest,
nattiest and freshest of plaids. The
quartet sings, two of the maids play
the violin, one sings beautifully, all
four play on horns, Mcintosh plays a
bagpipe, one of the girls playa the
piano, and the dearest of them all. a
dainty, round-faced, saucy lassie, dances
the sword dance beautifully. This act
was applauded all through a long mo
tion picture that followed.
A clever comedian, who looks like a
fountain pen on a pair of scissors and
makes capital out of his elongation, is
Fred Hildebrand. He sings three ditties
and sings them mighty well.
James Davis and Pearl Matthews pre
sent graceful departures in terpsichore,
with emphasis on eccentric whirlings
and acrobatic twirls that are diverting.
The Nichols-Nelson troupe is a quin
tet of immaculately-clad young chaps,
who offer a spectacular and colorful ex
hibition in passing trained hoops and
juggling diabolical dlaboloa.
Two chaps, Wardell and Hoyt, one
as a voluble Italian, the other as a
domineering boss. Interchange comi
calities. PAXTAGES SHOW IS WINKER
Every Act on Bill Dispenses Lively
The Pantages Theater again has
popular bill. In fact, it has not a
moment's "back-water" from the mln
ute the curtain goes up on the Harrah
skaters until the last drop on about
the fifth encore to the musical moments
of Frances Clare and Guy Raw son.
No musicians ever got more melody
out of ragtime than the Orleans Creole
Band. The old plantation songs also
are taken care of and few have cut a
bigger swath with the local vaudeville
fans than the Creole band members.
Miss Clare and Rawson and the girls
who support , them are a. fascinating
musical organization. Their sketch is
entitled "Yesterdays," and. while noth
ing serious, it gives them an oppor
tunity to display their exceedingly
The style of McConnell and Nlemeyer
is out of the ordinary. They are hard
workers and present a good act.
Roy and Anna Harrah dance on
Arthur Whitlaw, a rapid-fire talker,
has the humorous end of the MIL The
audience laughs Itself- tired over Whit
The films and music are in keeping
with the big bill.
JOIXX BURLESQUE AT LYRIC
"September Morn" Is Feature of
"The Girl From Egypt."
"The Girl From Egypt," by Al
Franks, and featuring: - "September
Morn," is at the Lyric Theater. The
burlesque includes nine songs and two
numbers by the entire company. Al
Franks has a typical Jewish role. Lew
Dunbar Is -a Dutchman and Miss Jeanie
Mai appears as an Egyptian princesa I
An Egyptian princess who eluded an
elderly husband forced upon -her in
Egypt, goes to the United States to
marry again and gain citizenship
rights. The princess has a mania for
flirting and always hates a man after
kissing him once.
The Salome dance is presented by
Miss Mai and the chorus. "September
Morn" Is represented by a chorus girl
in a pose at the rear of the' stage,
and Joe Kemper appears as a young
One of the features is a matrimonial
bureau managed by Izzy Cohen, played
by Al Franks. As there are 30.000,000
of people In the United . States, who
want affinities, Cohen proposes to
furnish them at 2 apiece, and there
fore make t60,000.000 on the deal.
Here Is the Jolly cast: Izzy Cohen,
Al Franks; Periwinkle, Lew Dunbar;
William Dudley, an old sport. Jack
Curtis; Jack Stewart, a young sport,
Joe Kemper;' the Ameer, Will Mans
field ; Mrs. Cohen, Marie Celestine;
Drusilla Cohen, LUUe Sutherland;
Princess Klioh. Jeannle Mai.
FARES TO WEST FIXED
FROM MISSOURI RIVER POINTS TO
COAST WILL BE gSO.
Round Trip Rate, However, Will Not
Include Both Northwest and Sia
Francisco Salea Opem March 1.
Round trip rates from Eastern points
to the Northwest next year will bo the
same as those prevailing between the
East and San Francisco on account of
The rate from Omaha, Kansas . City
and other Missouri River common
points to Portland. Seattle and other
Northwestern common points will be
50 for the round trip. While the car
riers agreed upon this rate at the time
the $50 round trip rate was put in for
San Francisco, formal action was not
taken - until yesterday when a conrer-
ence of Interested lines was held at
All roads operating between the Mis
souri River and the Northwest will
apply the $50 rate.
A correspondingly low rate will be
pplied between Chicago and the
Northwest. This rate probably will be
$62.50 for the round trip.
Rates from points east of Chicago
will be the combination of the local
rates and the $62.50 round trip fare.
RASH ON FACE
Ran Up to Ear. Blotch of Pimples.
Itched and Swelled. Used Cuti
cura Soap and Ointment. In Two
Months trouble Gone.
Grantson, Wla. "My sister had a very
bad. deep, wet, running sore on the side of
her face and it ran up to her ear. It com
menced with a small blotch
of pimples which turned into
a kind of rash and spread
rapidly. It itched and looked
red and sore for some time
and slightly swelled. A thin
fluid dripped and ran from
the sores which looked like
water. Then the swelling
would go down and it would keep on spread
ing. It bothered her during sleep and she
would be restless. It was a kind of eczema,
"She treated for some time and it did
not help her. It kept spreading larger and
deeper. Having always used Cuticura Soap
we told her to try it. so she got some Cuticura
Soap and Ointment and used them. She
washed the sore every day with the Cuticura
Soap and applied the Cuticura Ointment
three tunes a day. It was two months
when it was entirely gone." (Signed) Miss
Emma RetzloS, Apr. 7, 1914.
Samples Free by Mail
Although the Cuticura Soap and Oint
ment are most successful In the treatment
of affections of the skin, scalp, hair and
hands, they are also most valuable for every
day use In the toilet, bath and nursery be
cause they promote and maintain the health
of the skin and hair from infancy to age. Cu
ticura Soap (25c) and Cuticura Ointment
(50c.) are sold everywhere. Sample of each
mailed free, with 32-p. Skin Book. Address
post-card : Cuticura. Dept. T. Boston.'!
These rates to the Northwest will
be the same in every particular as
those applying to California, However,
it will cost approximately 117.50 extra
for travelers to visit both the North
west and California on the same trip.
The present arbitrary rate between
San Francisco and Portland on all
round trip buslnes is $17.50.
These tourist rates will go on sale
In the East on March I and continue
to be sold daily until November 1.
They will have a return limit of three
months, but will not be good beyond
December 31, 1915.
BATHS MADE MANDATORY
Vancouver's Beds for Idle Available
Only for Those Who Use Shower.
VANCOUVER, Wash., Nov. 23. (Spe
cial.) Vancouver's home for the un-
What Is a Label Worth?
Manymany things made here represent much better value for the money
than can be obtained in competing brands.
Many of us did not realize this fact until lately until we began investigat
ing the merits of Oregon products.
Are you asking to see the "home products" brand, or are you satisfied to
continue paying more for something else Just because it is an Eastern or a
foreign label? Oregon manufacturers and Jobbers are willing and anxious
that you compare their goods with those made elsewhere. Remember them
when buying, and especially remember the following concerns whose sub
scriptions make this campaign possible.
BAGS, BtTRtAP AND TWINE,
Ames, Harris, Neville Co..
The United States National Bank,
75 Third St., Portland, Or.
BISCTJITS ANT) CRACKERS
Pacific Coast Biscuit Co., Portland.
Hazelwood Confectionery and Res
taurant, Washington, near Tenth.
CANDY VOCAN'S CHOCOLATES,
Modern Confectionery Co.,
CEREALS "GOLDEN ROD,"
Golden Rod Milling Co..
COLUMBIA HAMS, BACON, LARD,
And Pure Pork Sausage,
Union Meat Company,
CRACKERS SUPREME" BRAND,
F. F. Haradon & Son,
ELECTRICITY Made 1b Onm.
Portland Railway, Light & Power
Co, Portland. Oregon.
Pacific States Fire Insurance Co.
Cham, of Com. Bldg., Portland. Or.
FIXTURE S ELECTRICAL AND OAS,
J. C. English Co..
165 Union ave., N., Portland, Or.
Go to Clatsop Beach
for a Restful
Hotels at Gearhart
and Seaside offer
Evening Express (6:30) Will '
Run Through to Beach Points
5 Pounds $1.50
employed at Third and Main streets
is rapldly nearlng completion and will
be Informally opened tomorrow.
A lunch counter to be used Is a bar,
and George Hausch, a saloonkeeper un
til a few months ago, will serve Mul
ligan stew, soup and boiled rice, with
coffee, tea or milk.
The upstairs of the building has been
fitted up as a dormitory to accom
modate at least 40 men. Two shower
baths are In place and no one will bo
permitted to occupy a bed before tak
ing a bath and donning a night shirt,
which will be furnished.
The Ministerial Association of the
city is sponsor for the home and philan
thropic and fraternal organizations are
Bu-Kola Tablets make you eat better
and sleep better, because they rebuild
your broken down nerves and make
your kidneys active. All drug stores
2 5c. Adv.
. S. Kugel & Son,
495 Washington St, Portland. Or.
F. A. Taylor Co.,
130 Tenth St., Portland, Or.
Brewing Co., Portland.
GAS APPLIANCES AND FURNACES,
Hess Mfg. Co.,
612 Williams ave, Portland, Or.
R. M. Wade & Co..
322 Hawthorne ave., Portland, Or.
Portland Knitting Co.,
150 Third St, Portland. Or.
MEN'S MADE TO-ORDER CLOTHING,
Charles Coopey & Sons,
604 Royal Bldg., Portland, Or.
MONUMENTS MARBLE, GRANITE,
Blaesing Granite Co.,"
267 Third, PorUand, and Salem, Or.
OrcgOnTjft Insurance Company
Homs Ofpick. Corictt Budo.. Portland
AT WOOLEN MILLS
RUBBER HEELS, MECHANICAL
Portland Rubber Mills,
368 East Ninth St, Portland. Or.
WASHING POWDER, "5 MINUTE,"
Pacific Specialty Co,
335 E. Morrison St, Portland, Or.
5th and Stark Streets
10th and Hoyt Streets