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TIIE MORNING O R E G O NI AN. "WEDNESDAT, MAT' "12," "1915.
QUEENS IDE A!
UNMADE IN DAY
Candidates Teeter at Top of
List, Only to Have Hopes
MISS LASH NOW AHEAD
Progrpbsive -Business Ien Cast IjOt
of 12,000 Votes, Which Give
Place to I'avorltc, but Kcul
Effort Only Begun.
T STAXniXfi OK THE FESTIVAL.
I QliEEIV CANDIDATES.
Beatrice Lash 33,630
J Marian Rose Spoeri 23,00
J Sybil Baker 21,100
I Ruth Ang-el 12,340
I Susie Selioles 8,590
Myrtle Van Sickle 8,370
Mary Lawler 7,840
Alice HeBter 7,600
Tura Janes 7,500
Ella Lltzer 6,610
Lillian Ward 6,020
Vivien Kk 4,370
Resrina Hvatt S.3RO
Martha Schultze 2.S30
Klizabeth Fragrmeier 2,640 1
I.uise Dougherty 2,400
Rossa Hoffmiller 1,640 ,
ii-meiyn Miller i.uho
Alice Nolan 930
Coupons become void on the
date indicated upon each one pub
lished and must be voted within
the time limit to be counted.
Headquarters are at 336 North
western Bank building: and bal-
ivia iiiudl ue i oei iiicio tsiniBr m a
person or through mail or some I
Coupons clipped from dally
J papers purchased in bulk will not
be counted and the newspapers
!wm noi Ben tneir issues in quan- .
tity for such a purpose. I
The relative standing of the candi
dates for queen of the Rose Festival
vhs upset half a dozen times yoeterday
hs supporters of one or another candi
dates appeared at the headquarters at
:::!6 Northwestern Bank building and
cast anywhere from 100 to several thou
sands .votes for their favorite.
Miss Marian Rose Spoeri, candidate of
the Ad Club and Rotary Club, was In
the lead until late In the day.
Just before the count for the day was
made, however, the Progressive Busi
ness Men's Club dumped in some 12.000
votes at once and Miss Beatrice Lash
rose to first place on the .ticket with a
total of 33,630.
Miss Spoeri held second place still
with 23.0J0. or about 10,000 less votes
than tho leader.
Under the plan, the highest number
of votes when the contest closes will
elect the queen of the Festival and the
six candidates coming next In number
of votes will be the six princesses.
Ms Nut to Be lrl3ceiiKM.
According to this system, the line-up
st the close of the count yesterday
would be as follows: Miss Lash, queen;
Miss Spoeri. Miss Sybil Baker, candi
date of the "Woodmen of the World:
Ruth Angel, candidate of the Modern
"Woodmen of America; Susie Scholes.
candidate of the Moose Lodge; Myrtle
Van Sickle, candidate of the Trades
Schools, and Mary Lawler, candidate of
the Ancient Order of Hibernians, prin
cesses. Mtss Tura Janes, candidate of the
Ti ibe of Ben Hur, who led in the count
Monday, has fallen to ninth place. Not
a single vote had been cast, for Miss
Lash before yesterday. Miss Alice
Nolan, candidate of the Northwestern
Klectrlc Company, and Miss Ethelyn
Miller, candidate of the Grand Army of
the Republic, are the two lowest can
didates on the list.
The manner in which the votes come
In, however, makes it wholly unsafe to
predict from the present status of any
candidate, just, where she may stand
after anotther day's balloting, for the
voting really only began yesterday and
many of the organizations have not yet
completed their campaign preparations.
Tlotnry Club Opens Hendqnartern.
The Rotary Club was the first to ap
pear with campaign headquarters and
a well-organized plan of campaign. The
headquarters were opened in the Mor
gan building, and every business man
who is a member of the Rotary Club
was made an agent for the collection
of coupons to be turned In to the head
quarters and delivered in bunches at
the voting place.
Other organizations are 'Timbering
up" as rapidly as possible and several
headquarters will probably be estab
To give an equal chance to all can
didates and make the election the re
ward for popularity and industry, it
has been decided by the committee that
coupons clipped from newspapers pur
chased in bulk for that sole purpose
will not count, and the newspapers
have decided not to sell their issues in
any quantity for such purpose. This Is
hoped to make it impossible for the
contest to degenerate into a competi
tion in which vote-purchasing power
alone could be counted on to win.
J. M. Dicks, of Turner, is at the Nor
tonla.' A. M. Lara, of Bend, Is at the Cor
nelius. . John Kopp, of Corvallls, Is at the Im
perial. L; L. Hope, of Vale, Is at the Im
perial. F. J. Miller, of Salem, is at the Mult
nomah. K. Sullivan, of Astoria, is at the Mult
nomah. R. T. Beals, of Tillamook, is at the
O. H. Cash, of 1a' Grande, is at the
J. O. llougcn, of Tacoma, Is at the
!. L. Beach, of New York, is at the
.1. L. Carriea, of Lebanon, is at the
E. F. Caldwell, of Seattle, is at the
H. K. Gray, of St. Paul, is at the
P. J. Corkney, of Estacada, Is at the
J. E. Rudy, of Tillamook, is at the
.T. B. Jones, of La Grande, is at the
E. J. Lansing, of Salem, is at the
C. H. Smith, of Brownsville, is at
Eugene France, of Aberdeen, is ai
W. K. Robertson, of Harrisburg, is at
Mr. and Mrs. J. Henry, of Salem, are
at the Oregon. ' ,
Mrs. A. C. Anderson, of Nehalem, is
at the Carlton.
Lieutenant B. TV. Ross, United States
Navy, Is registered at the Carlton from
B. K. Lawson, of Cottage Grove, Is
at the Seward. "
H. J. O'Conner, of Oklahoma City, Is
at the Carlton. .
12. M. Moran. of St. Paul, is registered
at the Portland.
D. G. Crulkshank, of Hood River, Is
at the Cornelius.
Clyde Mathew, of Happy Camp, Cat.,
is at yie Nortonia.
H. L. Gill, of Woodburn, Is reg
istered at the Eaton.
Mrs. K. E. Hubbard, of Salem, is reg
istered at the Eaton.
J. M. Ralston, of , Albany, is reg
istered at the Seward.
S. M. Calkins, of Newberg, is reg
istered at the Oregon.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Akin, of Sheri
dan, are at the Seward.
J. C. Cooper, of McMlnnville, Is reg
istered at the Imperial.
E. Waldo Ward, of Sierra Madre,
Cal., is at the Portland.
Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Watson, of Eu
gene, are at the Perkins.
W. E. Smith, of Spokane, is reg
istered at the Multnomah.
Mrs. J. N. Baker, of Oak Point, Wash,
is registered at the Eaton.
Mr. and' Mrs. C. K. Morton, of Bo
nita. Wash., are at the Nortonla.
Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Seward, of the
Seward Hotel, left yesterday for San
Francisco, where they will visit for a
TRUCK DRIVER GUILTY
FRED SKOCSliTH - CONVICTED OF
KILLING RUSSELL WARD.
"Involuntary Manslaughter Act" la In
voked and Verdict First I'nder
. Statute Passed la 1864.
Fred Skogseth was found guilty of
involuntary manslaughter by a Jury
in Judge Gatens' court yesterday be
cause a motor truck he was' driving
December 7 struc kand killed Russell
Ward, aged 11. This is said to be too
first conviction ever obtained under
the "involutary manslaughter act,"
which has been on the Oregon statutes
since 1864. ,
The jury was out five hours before
finding Skogseth guilty. The case had
been fought determinedly by attorneys
and the trial lasted four days. The
defense attempted to show that Skog
seth had his motor truck under control
at the time of the accident, and that
the boy, who was on roller skates,
skated in front of the machine.
The fatal accident occurred at Klll
ingsworth and Williams avenues. Wit
nesses said' Skogseth was driving at 12
or 14- miles an hour. Skogseth - de
clared that when he struck the boy he
had slowed down to four miles an hour.
The state contended that, after strik
ing the boy, the truck skidded 120
feet before it could be brought to a
Deputy ' District Attorney Hammers-
ley, arguing the case before the Jury,
declared the Involuntary manslaughter
act was doubly valuable since the ad
vent of automobiles, although it was
passed by the Legislature in a day
when motor vehicles were unheard of.
The penalty is one to IS years in the
Bar-less Path Tread to End
John Maronrj, 44 Times In City Han
dle Since Labor Day, Wends Way
- to Koarbnrg for New Start.
A THRILL swept the Municipal Jail
yesterday. John Maroney; in jail
44 time since Labor day, has made
good only his promise to bid our fair
city adieu. .
Maroney, a bricklayer, is on his way
to Roseburg, where, in territory high
and dry and far from a bar, he will
mend his way, it is hoped, along paths
that do not all lead to the city bastlle.
When he explained to Municipal
Judge Stevenson -esterday that he in
tended to leave the city, and' had his
fare, the ma-gristrate remarked wearily:
- "Seems to be that's about the tenth
time you have sworn not to--darken
the doors of this jail again. If some
one will vouch to see you out of the
city, you may go.."
The silence, was broken as Public
Defender Robinson came to the rescue.
"Your honor." he said, "I will stand
sponsor for this man and will see that
be leaves the city." The Associated
Charities pledged their aid, so Maroney
is on his way southbound.
"It will seem funny if he isn't here
next week," grinned Jailer Branch.
IDLE GET 66,587 MEALS
"Hotel le Troy" Gives Lodgings to
71,62 0 During AVinter. ,
The "Hotel de Troy" furnished 66,
587 meals and 71,620 lodgings to un
employed men during the -Winter
months, according to the report of the
citizens'- employment committee to the
Board of County Commissioners yes
terday. The report strongly Indorses
the method of handling the unemployed
In payment for their meals and lodg
ing the men cut approximately 2000
cords of wood. All of this was sold
to defray the hotel's expenses except
450 cords, which was burned in the
"W were surprised at the large per
centage of men who wanted to work,"
says the report, "and we were unable
to supply the demand."
Out of 1392 men 198 were more than
50 years of age, 734 were between the
ages of 30 and 50 and 460 were under
30 years. Several boys under 18 were
cared for. Of the 1392 men 794 were
The committee recommended that
the Municipal Free Employment Bureau
be located at the "hotel," which is in
the old Troy laundry building, so that
it will not be necessary to dismantle
the place during the Summer.
The sewing department for unem
ployed women reported that it still has
on hand $1123.12. Relief was ex
tended to 450 women, who earned their
living for a time by sewing. Two wom
en at least, says the report, were
saved from suicide by the relief.
STUDENTS TO RATE ESSAYS
Washington High Seniors Pass on
Discussions of Clean-Cp Week.
Washington High School has taken
up the first bundle of the essays on
clean-up week that were turned in by
the public school pupils to the Chamber
of Commerce clean-up committee, and
the preliminary Judging on these essays
will be done by seniors In the English
department. A similar arrangement
will be sought with the other high
schools to make it possible to handle
the 15.000 or more essays with more
speed than a small Judging committee
could hope to obtain. The final Judg
ing will be done by a committee, of
which Edgar Smith is chairman.
The swat-the-fly campaign was the
closing feature of the clean-up week
yesterday. The movement was merely
launched in the public schools, and it
will be continued as a campaign in
which to Interest the school children
through the Summer.
DELAY IN HEARINGS
Charges Nullified by Refusal
to Waive Legal Rights and
Dismissal Danger Wanes.
BOARD TO ACT ON MAY 20
Investigation After Expiration of 10
Day Period Prescribed by Law la
Kerused by Both, Who De
manded Action Karller.
Phincipals C. M. Stafford, of the
VYoodlawn School, and O. R. Dinwiddie,
or the Richmond School, whose dismis
sal at the close of the school year has
been recommended by Superintendent
Alderman, will stand on their legal
rights in the matter of a hearing on
the charges brought against them, the
effect of which will be to nullify the
charge, since the School Board did not
give them a hearing within the re
Both principals have written School
Clerk Thomas, in reply to a recent let
ter from him, stating they will not
waive their legal rights and that since
the Board has not seen fit to set the
date of the hearing within the required
10-day period, they will not submit to
a later hearing. Both men are acting
within their rights, it is stated, and
they cannot be forced to appear be
fore the Board for a hearing. This
stand prevents their discharge by the
Board on the charges filed. Accord
ingly, they will be retained for another
year in their present positions unless
new charges are filed or they are trans
ferred. Illness One Cause of Delay.
Superintendent Alderman's charge
were to the effect that both principals
were lacking in leadership and profes
Due largely to the illness of Chair
man Munly. of the School Board, hear
ings for the two principals were de
layed. The subject was brought up at
the last meeting of the School Board
and School Clerk Thomas was directed
to write the two men, asking if they
were content to waive their legal rights
and agree to a hearing later than the
statutory 10 days from the date of a
requested hearing. Letters were re
ceived yesterday by Mr. Thomas from
both men demurring to this proposal.
Superintendent Alderman said yes
terday the matter will be submitted to
the School Board at the next meeting.
May 20. He declined to say whether
further charges will be preferred
against the two or whether they will
be transferred, from their present posi
tions. At the coming meeting, the list
of teachers for re-election for the com
ing year will be submitted to the
Hearings Once Asked by Both.
Under the provisions of the tenure
of office law for teachers, passed by
the Legislature In 1913, they are some
what, more secure in their positions
than before. By virtue of this law,
teachers against whom charges are
brought must be given a hearing by
the School Board within 10 days from
the date the school clerk is notified by
the teacher that a hearing is wanted.
Failing to do this, the charges fall to
Both accused principals gave notice
to School Clerk Thomas that they
wanted a hearing, but by reason of the
enforced absence of Chairman M. G.
Munly, of the School Board, no meeting
of the Board was held until after the
10-day periods had gone by.
Charges, when proved, are passed
upon by the Board and whether or not
they are cause for dismissal is left
largely with that body. The law is con
strued by Portland school officials that
overt acts by teachers are not requisite
DECORATIONS TO BE TOPIC
East Side Business Men to Consider
Plans at Friday Luncheon.
Decoration of the streets of Central
East Portland will be considered Fri
day at the luncheon of the East Side
Business Men s Club at the Hotel Ed
wards. Jacob ICanzler, of the Rose
Festival managers, will explain what
is proposed. J. D. Sherman, J. Dan
nells, D. H.; Strowbrldge, N. U. Car
penter and red Baily are members of
the committee on decoration of streets.
It is planned to decorate Grand ave
nue from Hawthorne avenue to East
Burnside street and East Morrison and
East Burnside streets from the Mor
rison and Burnside bridges as far east
as possible. Another committee, with
If. A. Calef as chairman, was appointed
to take up the matter of decorating
the fronts and windows of business
Increase Customs Receipts.
Imports, exports and customs receipts
of Portland, which have been steadily
decreasing for years, will materially
increase just so soon as tbe natural
advantages of soil, climate and water
navigation of the country tributary to
the Columbia River, is utilized in con
nection with the wonderful facilities
for the assembling and transhipment
cf freights at the new municipal docks
at Astoria. For Information in this
connection, address O. W. Taylor, 100 H
Fourth street, Portland, Or. Adv.
Lesson of the College Yell.
Like the college yell, college clothes
produce a good deal of needless noise.
SOO-IO-tl f'orbrtt Bulldlns
Fifth and Morrison
Portlnud's Oldest and Largest
Kvrlusive Optlenl House.
JUKES "DELINEATOR." READY FOR SUBSCRIBERS JUKE ADVAKCK -"BUTTERICK" PATTERNS AKD FASHION SHEETS ARK IK 3d Kh
News of Our 58th Anniversary Sales
Hundreds of Birthday-Gift-Offerings That Afford You Clear and Unmistakable Economies
Only the Best of Goods!
Trie- Quality' Store or "oktland
Insuring them against
fire, theft, moths and
loss. Phone us now.
Every Department Joins!
sins as you go throunh
the tore. They are the
Tub QMAJ-rry Stokc Portland
Are You One of the Men Who Are Profiting in Our
Closing Out Sale of "Gotham" Shirts, Union Suits, Etc.
Our entire stocks of Shirts, Union Suits, Underwear and Pajamas of the famous "Gotham" make are being; closed
out in this gigantic sale.
"GOTHAM" SHIRTS AT $1.15
Negligee, Formerly $1.50
"GOTHAM" SHIRTS AT $1.35
Negligee, Formerly $2.00
"GOTHAM" SHIRTS AT $1.95
French Flannel, Were $4.
"GOTHAM" SHIRTS AT $2.25
Negligee, Formerly $3, $3.50
"GOTHAM" SHIRTS AT $3.85
All-Silk, Formerly $5, $6.50
"GOTHAM" PAJA1MAS $1.49
Formerly $2.00 and $3.00
UNION SUITS AT 75c
Formerly Priced $1
UNION SUITS AT $1.15
Formerly Priced $1.50
UNION SUITS AT $1.35
Formerly Priced $2
UNION SUITS AT $3.49
Formerly Priced $3.00
Formerly Priced 50e
Formerly Priced $1
Temporary Annex, First Floor
Big Values at Little Prices Is the Keynote in This
Anniversary Sale of Women's Gloves of All Kinds
You need new Gloves several pairs, perhaps. We're underpricinp; for today's selling styles and qualities
that are most in demand. The reductions speak for themselves; the Gloves await your inspection. You'll find here
many others equally as good. First Floor, si th-t. md.
In all the new sand
quality, wash per
fectly, all sizes.
Some slx.es and col
ors, disconti nued
lines; white, black,
Black, white, tans,
mode, grays, not
every size in each
color. Plain, fancy.
White and natural,
12 and It-button
lengths. To close out
Two prs. SOc. Du
plex Reindeer Short
(lloven, natural only;
2 pearl clasps, 6 to V.
To he rloBed out:
12-button French kid.
1 - button V a 1 1 1 e r
Today Anniversary Sale Reduction Prices Co On
All Our Women's Smart High-Grade Tailored Suits
"I'd certainly take that suit it's just what I want but the price is just a little more than I had decided to pay-
now if it were $60 instead of $80 ... . ."is
the decision you have often reached when shopping,
isn't it? Well, today that $80 suit IS $60 and. tho
$48.50 Suit is $37.50." Figure the saving for yourself.
SUITS FOR SUITS FOR SUITS FOR
$37.50 $41.75 $44.75
(7 V $43.15
SUITS FOR SUITS FOR
1316's best models, many exclusive with this store.
Unlimited variety and quantity, allowing great oppor
tunity for choice. Four handsome models are illustrat
edone of black taffeta silk and corded material com
bined, with dull metal button trimming; another of soft
midnight blue sere, with novelty vest in Hulgarlan col
ors; a third of putty colored gabardine beautifully em
broidered in old blue and gilt thread, and a fourth of
midnight blue serge beautifully trimmed in wide white
and narrow black silk braid a very military model.
There are-scores of others equally as charming.
Fourth Floor. Slxth-St. Bids.
Also a special demonstra-
tion. All new perfect
NO. 2 NAINSOOK SHIELDS,
THREE PAIRS SOC7o
THE PAIR I ' U
NO. 3 NAINSOOK SHIELDS,
THREE PAIRS 551 I On
THE PAIR 3
NO. 4 NAINSOOK SHIELDS.
THREE PAIRS 6O00n
BOLERO, LOW - BUST
SHIELDS, THREE n
PAIRS Sl THE PAIR.. U
First Floor, Oth-St. Bldg.
Wedding" invitations and
announcements s p e c i ally
priced for four days this
week beginning today.
Place your orders now for
AT 100 FOR $8.98
Engraved Wedding Invi
tations, regular price 100
for $12.00. Crane's best
wedding stock, 11 lines en
graved in plain script. In
side and outside envelopes
AT 100 FOR $7.98
Engraved Wedding An
nouncements of the same
stock as that at $8.98, only
plain script, 8 lines. En
AT 100 FOR $3.89
Printed I n v i tat ions or
price, 100 for $5.00. Choice
of script, shaded French or
Old English style.
100 CARDS $1.19
Engraved cards and plate
in plain script.
100 Engraved Cards and
Plate, old English or
' Klrmt l-'loor, th-.t. Bldg.
An Anniversary Sale of
Women's Fine Sweaters
Good Values! Good Styles! Good Variety!
Imported, domestic (Kayser make), all silk, fiber
silk, Angora and Swiss knit garments. for women and
children included. -
Kayser Silk Sweaters, were $19.75, at $15.00
Imptd. Silk Sweaters, formerly $25, at $19.75
Fiber Silk SwHers, regularly $13.75, at S11.25
Fiber Silk Sweaters, regularly $6.95, at $5.50
Rope Stitch Sweaters, usually $5.00, at $4.39
Swiss Knit Sw'ters, 36, 38, 40, reg. $7.75, $5.00
100 Sweaters worth $5.00,
all wool, light in weight, sta
ple and high colors and - all
sizes. A special purchase.
Also at $6.95 are sample
and odd Sweaters usually
$7.50 to $12.50. Regulation and
novelty styles, good colors.
Kifth Floor, Slxth-St. Bids.
Mail Orders Filled
From SisoaSr Ads
If received within 3 days of date of publication.
Telephone Us Where Quantities Are
Limited or You A.re in a Hurry
We give our out-of-town
customers the same privilege
of buying from our daily ad
vertisements as those- who
live in the city. Moreover, our
method is not a "mail-order,
system," it is, rather, a sys
tematized shopping service
which gives the personal at
tention of a trained shopper
to the filling of every mail
" Your order is studied and
promptly filled with as much
"intelligent interest" as if you
were . here yourself. Should
you come in person we will be
' glad, upon request, to have one
of our experienced shoppers
assist and conduct you to as
many of the 75 different de
partments as you choose.
There is no charge.
Best grade, 6 cord, 200
yard spools. Today eight
ISc CURVED BELTING, I flf
BLACK & WHITE. YD., I UU
23c "PIN-ON" HOSE SUP
PORT E R S, W II I TE C.
ONLY, PAIR. I 3
l.r,c CHILDREN'S HOSE SUP
PORTERS, BLACK AND I ft-
WHITE I W
25c ACORN OIRDLKIfl.
Be K. B. J ET I N V I S I RLE
HAIR PINS, THREE in
BOXES . U
5c LINEN FINISHED
WHITE THREAD. 100-C(
YARD SPOOLS. 3 KOR..
2Sc K A N C Y R I B B ON I fin
RUNNERS. CARD OF :
2uc ALCO CURLINOICo
f RONS I
10c RITA HAIR NETS. C.
ALL SHADES Jl
Ific MOTHERS IRONINUCn
Klr.t Kloor. Mxth-S. Bid.
Flour, Sk $1.59
Fancy Patent, milled
from highest grade Eastern
Oregon wheat, makes
wholesome and nutritious
FLOUR, SK. $1.49
"Gold Nugget" Family
Patent. A splendid grade
of family flour, preferred
by many housewives.
CORN, CAN 122c
Maine Sugar Corn. Reg
ular 15c grade, latent fancy
pack, No. 2 cans.
PEAS, 12 CANS $1
"Victor" Brand, lowest
price quoted in years. Ex
ceptionally good quality.
BUTTER, ROLL 55c
Butternut brand, roll at
oof High-grade Cream
ery Butter, very popular.
Pnrf Kood (irorrry,
Basement, th-.t. Bids.
JUNE -Dl-:LIXEATOR" READY KOR S IBSCIUBER
UB ADVANCE "BITTKRICK" PATTER S ATVD FASHION MIECTS A RE l 3d Fl th-t. HIH