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THE MORNING . OREGONIAJT, THTJRSDAT, MARCH JS, 1915.
CITY NEWS IN BRIEF
Hanazinc- Editor Main 7070, A 6093
' -'ty Editor Main 707". A B095
Sunday Editor Main 7070. A ttti&o
Advertising department. .. .Main 7070, A
f 'ity circulation Main 7070, A 0.5
r-ompostng-room Main 7070. A tiO'Jj
Printing-room . Main 7070, A 6o05
Superintendent landing Main TViO, 693
HETI.Tf? 'Broadway and Taylor) Drama
Jooay. 'lonigbt at S:Ii.
BAKER fBroadwav and sixth, between At
dcr and afon-Ison) "Teas OZ. the Storm
country." Toniiht at 8:16.
HIPPODROME AJJUSEME.NT COMPANY
Fourth and EtarkJ Moving picture and
tauuevuie. continuous tin XI o Ciocjt.
Crpheum (Broadway at Stark) This aft
ernoon at 2:13 and tonight at 8:lo o'clock.
TANTAGES i Broadwav at Alder) Per
formances 2:10, 7:10 and :10 P. Jf.
SIARUl'S LOEWS EMPRESS tBroadway
and Yamhill j Continuous performances
from 1:30 to 11 P. M.
Movinr Picture Theaters.
NATIONAL. Park. West Park, near Wash.
PEOPLES West park near Alder.
MAJESTIC Park and Washington.
NEW STAR Park and Washington.
SUNSET THEATER Washington and
COLUMBIA THEATEIt Sixth and Stark.
HJJVENTH-KTKEET THEATER (Eleventh
and Morrison! Moving pictures of "Tli
lie's punctured Ifomajjte." Continuous. 1
P. M. to 11 P. M.
Pioneer Celebrates S2d Birtjtdat.
The 8Jd anniversary of the birthday
of "Grandma" il. ft. Sleret was cele
brated Sunday at the home of her
daughter, Jlrs. Bert Lindsay, Gresliam,
sll her living descendants, except one
oaughter, Mrs. C. M. Idleman, of Cald
well, Idaho, being present. There were
present seven children, 13 grandchildren
and four great grandchildren. "Grand
ma" Pleret is one of the pioneers of
I'owell Valley, she and her husband
crossing the plains from Ohio 50 years
ago by the "Oregon Trail." The family
. purchased a large farm which is now
within the corporate limits of Gresham.
The school district there is part of the
old home place. A big dinner was
served in the afternon. These present
were: Mr. and Mrs. George iileret, Mr.
and Mrs. John Sleret, Mr. and Mrs. C.
K. Kuegg. Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Townsend,
Sir. and Mrs. E. K. sleret. -Mr. and Mrs.
Lwis Phattuck, Mr. and Mrs. Bert
Lindsay, Mr. and Mrs. Osorge Bornstedt,
Mr. and Mrs. W ilham Hockenson. l-.arl,
Kva and Josephine Townsend, Wesley
and fiazel Mhattuck, Albert Ionald and
Dorothy Lindsey and Allen Bornstedt.
Kreddie and Baby Ruegg.
New Improvements Proposed.
Madrona street in Woodlawn Is to be
improved and also Kast Tenth from
Holland street to Scoffins Addition, the
cost to be $2666. This improvement
will consist of grading and laying of
cement sidewalks. A short improve
ment Is to be made on Kast Thirtieth
street from the south line of Holgate
to the north line of L-ong avenue, the
cost to be $1445. this improvement to
consist of grading and laying concrete
sidewalks. A short improvement is
planned on Yukon avenue, in Westmore
land, from Milwaukie to Kast Four
teenth street, which includes grading
and laying cement sidewalks. Cost
will be $2189. A district Improvement
Is proposed for Kast Thirty-eighth
streets from W oodward avenue to Divi
sion street. This district includes
portions of Ivon and Taggart streets,
the improvement including grading and
concrete sidewalks. Cost is estimated
James Sstder Dies After Opera
tion. James Snyder. 568 Kast Tenth
street South, died Tuesday evening at
Good Samaritan Hospital after an op
eration from an abscess in his side. He
was sick ior one week, and death was
wholly unexpected. Mr. Snyder was
oorn near KocKrord. 111., in 1867. moved
to Portland in 188S. For the past 15
years Mr. fcnyder had been employed
by the Inman-Poulsen Company. He Is
survived by his wife and two sons.
Lorenzo and Wallace, the former i
senior student in Oregon Dental Col
lege of this city. The funerafl services
will be held Sunday morning from
Cunning's chapel. 414 East Alder street.
Tocr Ask Divorces. Four couples
niea complaints for divorce
County Clerk Coffey's office yesterday.
orace it. Gregory sued Allan M.
Gregory for divorce on grounds of
cruelty. J. A. Locke alleged cruelty
against his wire. Jessie A. Locke, and
asked custody of two children., 12 and
14 years old. Jeanette Kppenstein sued
Albert P. Kppenstein for divorce on
grounds of desertion. -George B. Brook.
. man alleged that Myrtle Brookman
treated him cruelly. and asked a
Rationalists to Hear Talk.
"Folkways: A Study in Evolutionary
Morals." will be the lecture topic be
fore the Portland Rationalist Society
at Library Hall Sunday night. The
discussion by H. C. Uthoft will be based
on the work of Professor W. G. Sumner,
of Yale University, and will seek to
bring out the fact that in different
ages the most widely different practices
and conduct have had. and will continue
to have, social sanction.
35 Ahents Basqi'Eted. A group of
Si agents for the Western States Life
Insurance Company gathered at the
Commercial Club last night to Join in
a banquet in honor of Otto I. Wise and
H. J. Saunders, vice-presidents of the
company at San Francisco. Both visi
tors spoke of the opportunities for ex
tending insurance service into the rural
communities and pointed to the op
portunities for such development in
Hotel Fire Damage $300. Fire be
lieved to have started from defective
wiring in the attic of the Barr Hotel
at 112 Sixth street, near Glisan. caused
damage to the amount of about $200
yesterday. The blaze was confined to
the upper story, but water and smoke
slightly damaged the guest rooms. A
hole was burned in the roof. The
building is of brick, three stories in
Men- Disrxss Social Problems. The
men of the First Congregational
t'hurch will discuss one of their topics
in "The Social Teachings of Jesus" at
the regular weekly service at 7:45
o'clock tonight in the church parlors.
All men interested are invited to attend.
Pa vino Bids Gpeved. Bids for
paving, street grading and side
walk contracts aggregating about
$-3,000 were opened yesterday by the
lty council. After being read they
were referred to Commissioner Dieck
for compilation and recommendation as
Sleep On Tracks Costs Fingers.
While asleep with his hand across the
Oregon Electric track at Water and
Montgomery streets Tuesday night.
Tom Nelson lost iwn tinners under a
passing switch engine. He was taken
to St. Vincent's Hospital.
Dr. Torret to Lectvre. In Reed
College extension course 12. natural
science. Dr. H. B. Torrey will give
the 54th lecture. entitled "The
Mechanics of Development." this after
noon at 3 o'clock, in the biological
lecture room of the college.
Owner has a splendid store for rent.
:l,9 feet m size, right in the heart
of the business district. Light, heat
and water included in rental. Splendid
opportunity for a wide-awake mer
chant. L 570. Oregoni an. Adv.
Rose Festival Scenario Contest
Closes March 25. All those contem
plating entering said contest must
have scripts in by said' time. North
west Weekly. Adv.
Do Nor Foroet to hear Jane Tuttle,
dramatic soprano; Adele Laue and
Ocnevieve Fordrea at Y. M. C. A.. Fri
day and Saturday. March 13 and 20, at
REcrTAL by Jane Tuttle. Genevive
Fodrea and Adela Law at Y. M. C A.
Hall, under auspices of Sumner W. R. C,
Fri. and Sat. at S P. XL Admission $1.
Interstate Bail Season's biggest
vent. Cotillion Hall, Friday the 19th.
Passports to Canada Good. Contrary
to recent reports current in various
parts of the United States, citizens of
this country will not be required to
secure passports when visiting or pass,
ing through Canada. Government offi.
cials at Ottawa have advised that the
present war will have no effect what'
soever on the practices in, this parti
cular. The Canadian immigration de
part men t has announced . that its off!
cers are, in no way, interfering with
bona fide tourist traffic and that per
sons desirous of visiting points of in
terest in Canada en route to other
places will be accorded the same
courteous treatment as was customary
before the outbreak of the war.
Club to Elect Assistant Secretary.
The East Side Business Men's Club
directors, have taken up the" question
of electing a permanent assistant sec
retary for the club who will devote
his entire time to club affairs. Sev
eral applications have been received
and are under consideration. C. C.
Hall, who has been assistant secretary
for many years, has other business
making it inconvenient for him to con
tinue. The bsiness of the club will
be largely increased when work starts
on the new clubhouse and also the
work of looking after the clubhouse
will take up the entire time - of one
man in the opinion of the directors.
Bishop R. J. Cookj: Leadinq Meet
ings. Bishop R. J. Cooke, of the Metho
dist Church, is in the ' Kast, where he
leading evangelistic meetings in the
Bellevue Methodist Episcopal Church,
of Pittsburg. The meetings are under
the direction of the pastor of the
church. Rev. P. H. Murdock. This is
the first time that Rev. R. J. Cooke
has appeared in a Pittsburg pulpit
since his election to the Episcopacy
at the general conference in Mmne'
apolis in May, 1912.
Band Is Cause op Arrest. Does the
playing of the band in the lobby of
the BurnsMe Theater at 290 Burnside
street constitute a public nuisance is
the questioik to be established by a
test case in Municipal Court G. Harris,
manager of the theater, was arrested
yesterday by Patrolmen Bewley and
Stewart on a disorderly conduct charge
and the case Will probably be tried to
day. Robbert Suspect Arrested. Frank
Hamilton, a clerk, was arrested at
Third and Taylor streets Tuesday night
by Detectives Coleman and Snow, for
investigation in connection with . the
robbery of Henry Feldman last Sat
urday night. The officers say Hamilton
answers the description given by Mr.
V. R. Manning to Speak at Salem. '
V. R. Manning, secretary of the As
sociated Charities, will go to Salem
tcnight and deliver an address before
a group of citizens who have recently
formed a charity, organization in that
SEAT SALE TOMORROW
Captivating Maggie Teyte Will Sin;
at Heiliff March 23,
Next Tuesday, March -3, the beautiful
young- soprano, Maggie Teyte, will stngr
at the Heilis under the direction of
Steers & Coman. This, her first appear
ance in Portland, is fraught with great
interest to all lovers of music, for
Maggie Teyte' s genius, beauty and
youth have irresistible appeal for any
audience, be it in Paris, or New York,
Berlin or London.
The Boston Globe says of her voice
"It is superfluous to comment upon the
exquisite character of Miss Teyte's art.
It is a voice of strange and unusual
beauty: it ha its own individual qual
ity, the poignant wistful note of t
mountain bird heard in its flight over
peaks or across a gorge, then lost to
sight and sound. The hint of pathos, of
gentle pleading, the thought of eye
lashes still wet with tears, ever He
FINANCIERS ON SHIP
J. J. Hill's and George F. Ba
ker's Sons in Portland.
MONEY CALLED PLENTIFUL
Mr. Baker, Jr., Says New York Bank-
era Prefer Short-Time Paper,
Probably Due to War and
to Reserve System.
Two young men who have important
places in the world, first because their
fathers are important, and second be-
SOXS OF PROIIIXEXT MESf WHO
WERE IX FOHTLA.XU YKSTtilt OA Y.
t7. xflSbAt .
Maggie Teyte, Soprano.
just beneath the surface, nor do they
lessen the beauty of her singing."
Tomorrow morning the seat sale
opens for the Teyte concert, rrices:
Floor S2.5H, except last five rows; last
five rows J2.00: balcony J2.00, $1.50, .
gal., reserved, 11.00: adm. 75c. Adv.
CITY TO PAY FAMILY $54
Damages Allowed for Burned Clothes
of Fire Spectators.
The city will pay $G4 to G. S. Dexter
for damage done to his clothes and
the clothes of his wife and child when
the family was struck by a burning
mattress thrown by firemen from a
window in the Hotel Alder fire on
February 14. The Council authorized
the payment yesterday.
The Dexters had got beyond the fire
lines during the excitement, and got
under the hotel windows Just in time
to get strucks by the mattress which
was ablaze. Their clothes were ruined.
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Hi iriiiiiii-'vri'nifiiiif-tifiiiii ni mmir a
The modern conception ot a
bank Is the one that empha
sizes the spirit of friendly in
terest in the progress of its
depositors. This bank strives
to enter heartily into this
spirit of co-operation and to
assure its depositors of some
thing more in their associa
tion here than a. convenient
way of taking care of money.
Sixth and JIlorriMn Sta,
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long-time loans. Bankers -prefer
snort-ume paper. rnis is due proo
ably to the influences of the war. but
believe the new Federal reserve ays
tern, which offers rediacounting privi
leges on short-time notes, too, is re
Some Make Frequent Reneirala.
"The prevailing rates of interest in
New York for 60-day and, 90-Say "loans
are 4 and 4 per cent. Many rail
roads and industrial corporations are
?er to borrow money for longer
periods, but they are unable to get it
on terms to suit them. Some of them
are borrowing for 60 and 90 days and
making frequent renewals. Of course
this system of temporary financin
cannot long continue."
Mr. Baker expressed belief that as
son as the war 1 over business will
become more settled and plenty of
money will be available to finance the
various enterprises that now need
" i fiifj
Upper Walter Jlill. Lower -Georce
F. Baker, Jr.
cause they themselves have been "suc
cessful, were in Portland yesterday.
They are Walter F. Hill, son of
James J. Hill, the railroad builder, and
George F. Baker, Jr., son of George F.
Baker, the eminent New York banker.
Both .were passengers on the steamer
Great Northern, which arrived at Fla
vel Tuesday on her initial voyage.
Mr. Hill had been a passenger on the
steamer from the time she left Fhila
delphta In January. He came with
her through the Canal and then went
on the excursion to Honolulu. He left
yesterday for his home in fcSt. Paul. Mr.
Hill has been associated with his father
and other members of his tamily in
various railroad and industrial enter
prises and is a stockholder In the Great
Northern and other roads. He is the
youngest of James J. Hill's children.
Bfeir Service Pleases Both.
Mr. Baker has been passing his va
cation in California and sought the op
portunity of returning home via Port
land and of testing out tlie merits of
the new steamship service. Both he and
Mr. Hill were highly encouraged, over
the prospects for business on the Fla-vel-San
Mr. Baker is a vic president of the
First National Bank, of New York, of
which his father is chairman. He
also is a director of the Northern Pa
cific Railroad, which, with the Great
Northern Railroad, owns all the stock
in the new steamship company.
'Money is becoming more plentiful
every day in New York," said Mr. Ba
krr. "But little of it is available fori
Patrick O'Harn Has Bitter
St. 'Patrick's Day.
Iriwh Cop Siha a He Arresta Son
of Erin, ut Sees Duty and
Takes Offender Before Stern
T. PATRICK'S day in the raor-r-
rnin" blithly carolled Patrick
O'Harn, as he made his. way down Burn
side street Tuesday night. Then a wave
of self-pity swept over Patrick, and
his song ended in a sigh. His patron
saint would indeed rule in the morn
ing, but how was he to celebrate the
joyous occasion when his last jitney
had just been shoved over the bar?
Harry Hanson. Swedi&li, at that mo
ment passed unsteadily down the oppo
site pavement. "A gift of the gods
me disthress." thought Patrick, and he
followed Hanson's weaving steps. His
hand was in Hanson's pocket when he
was espied by Larry Madden, patrol
man. The law had Patrick in its
clutches a moment later.
"I je3 wanted some money to cele
brate St. Patrick's day wid," the pris
oner tearfully told the officer.-
Larry Madden is Irish, very Irish,
and, patrolman though he is, the ap
peal was one that greatly impressed
him. but the call of duty proved
stronger than that of his heart.
"Sorry, I am fer ye, me bye," says
Larry, "but ye must come along wid
"Thirty days." said the unfeeling
magistrate at the Municipal" Court yes
terday morning, though he, himself,
wore a shamrock in his buttonhole.
Patrick's sympathizers in the court
room heaved a sigh in unison, and the
green shamrock tags or the Oswego
Orphan Home fluttered dejectedly on
It was then that Deputy City Clerk
Neal Crounse revealed the hitherto un
suspected presence of a heart. As a
balm to Patrick's wounds, the commit-1
I XT 77'
ment the prisoner carried to jail was
written in creen ink!
'AY FOR PAVING YET WAITS
City Legal Bureau Is Ordered to
Handle $1.1,000 Bill.
Failure of the Heights Trust Com
pany to settle with the city for pave
ment laid in Arlington Heights at a
cost of $13,000 caused the City Counci
to adopt a resolution yesterday in
structing the city s legal bureau to
take such steps as are necessary to
collect the amount due.
Since the completion of the pave
ment, more than a year ago, the city
has financed the proposition, having
issued warrants and paid the contrac
tors. Efforts to collect from the com
pany are said by Commissioner Bige
low to have been unsuccessful.
HOTEL MULTNOMAH. .
The Wednesday and Saturday dances
at Hotel Multnomah will be discon
tinued owing to th6 approach of warm
H. C. BOWERS, Manager. Adv.
Town Disincorporates, Goes "Wet.'
SANTA CRUZ. Cal., March 17. Boul
der Creek, a mountain town near here,
was disincorporated today by a vote
of 17.1 to 72 and fs thus chanted from
dry to wet tcritory, brraime tt la
turned back into the fcar ixircnio u
GEARY AT TAYLOR
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W H I T IS TEMPLE,
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In Milan Hemp
Depends upon you, and you only.
Saving Habit Spending Habit
Leads to Comfort Leads to Want
. Which Condition Do You Choose ?
Liberal Rate of Interest Paid by M.
UnitedStates National Bank
Third and Oak Streets. Portland, Oregon.
Banking by Mail for Out-of-Town Customers.
Fourteenth and Washington Streets
Rooms, with bath. .$1.50 day
Hooius, without bath. $1 day,
All outside rooms, fireproof
construction. Special rate
for permanent guest.
E0SS FINNEOAN. Mgr.
VICTOR BEANDT. Prop.
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65c to $1.25
Our Windows Tell a Tale of Wondrous Beauty
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Store for Rent!
Store 25x75, centrally located, fireproof building,
water, heat and light included in rental. If you want
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L 569, Oregonian.
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Northwestern Bank Building
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School for the Adult Blind.
11th and Davis.
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