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About Morning Oregonian. (Portland, Or.) 1861-1937 | View Entire Issue (July 3, 1915)
TITE MORNING OREGOXIAN. SATURDAY. JULY 3. 1915,
ALL PORTLAND TO
MUNICIPAL JITNEY INSPECTOR STARTS INSPECTION OF CARS AND
Monster Demonstration at
Multnomah Field Will Be
Nucleus of Many Others.
COMMUNITIES TO FROLIC
Patriotic Programmes, Picnics and
Sports Will Be Held by Numer
ous Neighborhoods and Or
Conizations of City.
FOURTH OK JULY CELEBRA
TION'S TO BE OBSERVED
Municipal celebration co-operated
in by all local patriotic and
National societies at Multnomah
Field at 10 o'clock A. M.
Maiamas' ascent of Mount Hood
and heliograph signals; 500 ex
pected to make the climb, break
ing the world's record.
Irvington community celebra
tion at Irvington Club. Games
and sports in the afternoon and
dancing on tennis courts in the
Kenilworth Park celebration,
with picnic dinner and afternoon
programme. Concert at 3 P. M.
by Campbell's Band.
North Portland Commercial
Club at Peninsula Park. Sports
forenoon and afternoon and pa
Joint Sunday school and com
munity celebration at Columbia
Park, with parade in forenoon,
picnic and afternoon concert and
St. Lawrence parish picnic at
Crystal Lake Park, with games
Washington Park "open house"
Sellwood community' ce'nter
celebration, with children's pa
rade In the morning and games
and sports in the afternoon.
Woodstock celebration at the
schoolhouse at 10 A. M., with
programme at 2 P. M-, followed
by sports and contests.
Oddfellows' and Rebekahs' ex
cursion to Bonneville at 9 o'clock.
Ball games, sports and various
entertainments and patriotic pro
gramme. Sunday picnics, by the Wood
men of the World at Crystal
Lake Park and by the Portland
Press Club at Bonneville.
Local celebrations at Arleta
School, Sandy Park and Gresham.
While the monster mass meeting and
demonstration of all of the local patri
otic and National societies at the Mult
nomah field Monday morning will be
the most pretentious observance of In
dependence day, this big gathering re
ally is only the core of a cluster of
celebrations in the principal com
munity centers and outlying resorts.
The Press Club and the Woodmen
of the World will herald the celebra
tions with picnic excursions Sunday.
The Press Club will go by special train
to Bonneville and the Woodmen will
enjoy sports and contests at a picnic
at Crystal Lake Park. The Mazamas
will climb Mount Hood and an effort
will be made to take 500 to the summit,
breaking the world's mountain-climbing
record. Each climber will carry
an 18-inch mirror and efforts will be
made at noon to send heliograph sig
nals to Portland.
Another big out-of-town celebration
will be the excursion Monday of the
Oddfellows and Rebekahs to Bonneville.
Lodges from various cities about Port
land will be represented. W. A. Car
ter and Robert Andrews will be ora
tors of the day.
Irvington will h"e an all-day cele
bration. Members of the committee in
charge are: William Kapus, Ethel
Mitchell. K. J. Jaeger, Mrs. Percy
Allen, Mrs. F. W. Robinson, Mrs. F. S.
Fields. Mrs. H. P. Dutton. W. F. Wood
ward and Mrs. O. C. Leiter
Woodstock will hold a programme,
beginning at 10 o'clock at the school
building. At 2 o'clock Mrs. Monroe
Farmer will give an address on
Krullvi ortb to Have Dinner.
Kenilworth will have a picnic dinner
at the park at noon and patriotic pro
gramme in the afternoon. Judge Kava
naugh will be speaker of the day. A
concert by Campbell's band will be
held at 3 o'clock.
Governor Withycombe will apeak at
the Peninsula Park celebration. Milton
A. Miller will be one of the speakers.
Five churches have united for the
picnic at Columbia Park. A pageant
will be held at 10:30. In the after
noon patriotic exercises will be held.
Governor Withycombe will also speak
Sellwood will give a children's page
ant at 10:30, followed by sports and
with a patriotic contest.
Sandy will hold a celebration, and
an impromptu celebration is also
planned for the Arleta school grounds
A celebration will be held at the
Gresham fair grounds under the aus
pices of the volunteer firemen.
St. Lawrence parish will hold its
celebration at Crystal Lake Park. John
Heitkemper is chairman.
The Playgrounds at Washington Park
will keep open house. A concert will
also feature in the afternoon.
$1500 AWARDED FOR DEATH
Mothor of Motorcyclist Killed by
Truck Wins Award.
Mrs. Lily M. Gaither. mother and ad
ministratrix of the estate of the late
Harry Gaither. won a verdict of $1500
against the Western Baking Company
and the Aldon Candy Company in a
Jury trial yesterday in Judge Davis'
court. She sued for J 75 00 and costs.
Gaither was killed at Seventeenth
and Taylor streets last October by a
motor truck belonging to the defend
ants. He was riding a motorcycle at
the time. The wrecked motorcycle was
introduced as evidence at the trial.
Attorney A. I. Moulton conducted the
case for Mrs. Gaither.
300 WANT CITY PLACES
Commissioner Baker Besieged by
If City Commissioner Baker should
appoint all the persons who have ap
plied for Jobs he would have a force
of about 300 in addition to the present
staff. Great piles of letters and long
lists of personal appeals for positions
nave Deen made to the new Commissioner.
It is taking nearly all the time of
a stenographer In Mr. Baker's office
to answer the letters politely to the
eilect tnat ail municipal appointments
are subject to civil service and exam
inations must be taken.
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Upper Jitney Inspector Callup to the Left, and T. J. Allen, a Jitney Driver,
at the Wheel Undergoing Examination. Lower Inaprrtor l-allup Kun.
inlns; the forking 1'nrta of a Jitney.
JITNEYS ARE TESTED
Inspector Gallup Starts Work
Under New Ruling.
DRIVERS ALSO EXAMINED
Cars Carefully Loked Over as Pre
cautionary Measure and Operat
ors Pot Through Oral and
Inspection of Jitney cars and exami
nation of drivers was started yesterday
by Jitney Inspector Gallup, as a result
of the order of Circuit Judge Ganten-
beln modifying the Jitney regulation or
dinance to the extent of requiring the
Jitneys to undergo examination monthly
by the city.
Inspector Gallup is receiving the cars
at the City Hall, where he has made
his headquarters in the office of Com
missioner Daly. It is proposed to ex
amine the cars and drivers as rapidly
as possible, eliminating the cars which
are unsafe and the operators who are
unable to drive properly and with abso
Upon making application for a permit
the Jitney driver first must sumbit his
machine for inspection. Mr. Gallup
goes over all the working parts to see
that they are in proper condition. The
inspection covers every feature of the
car which has anything to do with its
safety. m The driver is then subjected
to an examination. Inspector Gallup
rides beside him over a course which
involves various conditions and tests
the driver's ability thoroughly. The
driver is required to make emergency
stops and turns of various kinds, and
is examined as to his knowledge of the
traffic rules and regulations.
After this test the driver is subjected
to an oral examination. He Is required
to give his experience as a driver in
Cards have been Issued for use n
the outside of all inspected cars. As
soon as a driver and his car is passed
a tag is issued. This is posted on the
outside of the car for the benefit of the
police. All Jitney drivers are being in
structed by the police to report at the
City Hall for inspection. Within a
short time arrests will be made of
drivers of cars which fail to display
inspection tags. Inspection of cars will
be made monthly, or more frequently
if deemed necessary by Inspector
PORTLAND LIKED BEST
CHICAGO KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS
ENTERTAINED IX CITY.
Pinnae in Multnomah Club Swimming
Pool nnd Auto Tour About Town
Among Features of Day.
Wo like Portland better than any
city we have seen on our entire trip."
This was practically the unanimous
expression of the 102 members of the
tourist party of the La Salle General
Assembly. FouFth Degree Knights of
Columbus. Chicago, who were visiting
in this city Thursday, on their way to
the San Francisco fair. The party ar
rived in a special train of five cam
Tuesday morning and left early yester
day morning, after having been enter
tained in various ways by Portland
members of the order and by the Cham
ber of Commerce.
The entertainment began when the
visitors were taken to the Multnomah
Clubhouse and treated to a cool plunge
in the swimming pool. In the after
noon all were taken on an auto ride
about the city and out the Columbia
Highway. The trip consumed four
hours and a half. While the visitors
were away their train was decorated
When the special firnt arrived In
Portland the party attended maaa in the
chapel car at. Peter, parked In the
Union Depot yards. Archbishop Christie
was the celebrant. The visitors were
then taken In charge by the local
Knights of Columbus committee and
taken to the Benson Hotel, where they
made their headquarters.
At night they were entertained at an
elaborate banquet at the Benson Hotel,
which was attended by many of the
Portland Knights. An address of wel
come was delivered by Roger B. Slnnott.
and remarks were made by several
members of the entertainment commit
tee, with responses from the visitors.
"The local entertainment committee
consisted of the following: l. J. Han
ley. M. F. Brady. Hoser B. Slnnott.
G. P. Cook. A. D. Mc-Dougall. J. N.
Casey, Frank Dooly, Ir. Andrew C.
Smith, Joseph Jacobberger.
V. Z. Bayard, traveling agent of the
department of tours of the Chicago
Northwestern and tho Union Pacific
lines, was In charge of the party.
ARRESTS GROW FEWER
NUMBER T2 LKSS THAN FOR FIRST
SIX MONTHS OF LAST YEAR.
Of 10,040 rr.on Taken Into Catoy,
Majority Are for Vaaraner or
Is Portland growing better?
It might be rash to announce such
a state of affairs, even though the
number of arrests made by the Port
land police during the past six months
is C72 less than for the same period In
1914. Particularly as the arresta are
now increasing, and the lead over 114
Is due to the extraordinary number
of "pinches" made durlpg January and
February of that year, for April. May
and June of 1915 both lead 1914 in
unfortunates locked behind the bars of
the City Jail.
Statistics Just completed show that
from January 1 until June 30, 1915
the Portland police arrests numbered'
10.040, and for the same period In 1914
there were 10,712 person arrested.
The number of arrests includes those
taken into cuotody for all crimes,
varying from vagrancy and drunken
ness to murder. By far the greater
number are for vagrancy and drunk
enness. By months the arrext were
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SAM SIMON IS VISITOR
Brother of ex-Senator in Portland
for Lengthy Stay.
t-am Simon. a- brother of ex
Lim.-u senator Joseph Simon,
oi r-ortiano. arrived here Wednesday
with his wife and two daughters. Clara
and Merle, to visit in the city for sev
eral weeks. They are staying at the
Mr. Simon is a New York member of
the Portland firm of Flelschner. Mayer
Co. He and his family came by way
of the Yellowstone Park. Though they
have not definitely decided on their
plans for the return trip, they will
probably go East by way of San Francisco.
CITY TO MAKE SURVEYS
Linnton and St. Johns AVork IS to
Cost S85SO to Bejrln.
Portland is to start at once on sur
veys in Linnton and St. Jortna to cost
$8530. A statement of the costs of
making all necessary surveys for the
establishment of grades and the plat
ting of the various streets and addi
tions was submitted to the Council yes
terday by Commissioner Dleck.
The Council adopted a resolution over
the protest of Commissioner Blgelow
instructing Auditor Barbur to prepare
an ordinance providing for the money
from the city's general fund.
One little girl writes that she doesn't believe
in guessing contests. A lady says, "I couldn't
guess correctly in a thousand years-" We have
therefore decided to call it off. So you don't
have to guess any more.
Here's a complete full view of the effer
vescing little personality for whom you have
been watching for so many
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Here's her name in full:
The Fountain Favorite
And below we show an example of the many
hundred happy parties who daily find sumptu-.
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YouH like "Bettie" as much as youH like CELRO-KOLA and you'll learn to love her when you know
her better. Watch for her in this paper. Just to help you set acquainted quickly with the new 1915
drink, she invites you to try CELItO-KOLA right away, and enter the problem contest for the prizes listed
below, which will be
GIVEN AWAY FREE
to the person who will calculate nearest to the correct number of gallons that will flow through the
mysterions Never-Emptying CELRO-KOLA Bottles in C00 hours, beginning Saturday, July 3.
Bottle and prizes are on display In various downtown show windows. Each bottle flows the same amount.
See the handsome prizes. You will find estimate cards at all Celro-Kola fountains. Get one. Make
your estimate and leave it at any CELRO-KOLA fountain, or mail direct to Celro-Kola Co. Portland,
Or. It costs you nothing, and you have the same chance as anyone else to get a prize. Contest closes
There is no obligation on your part,
refreshing flavor of CELRO-KOLA.
We simply want you to get acquainted with the new zip and
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The following progressive Portland merchants have donated these prizes with their
endorsement of CELRO-KOLA, "First for Thirst," and they want you to drink it:
1st Prize $25.00 Brass. Bed Donated by Powers Furniture Co.
2d Prize 23.00 Violin Donated by Graves Music Co.
3d Prize 12.j0 Muriel Cigars (100 Panama Size) Donated by Hart Cigar Co.
4th Prize 12.00 Indies' Traveling Bag.. Donated by Portland Trunk Mfg. Co., 3d and Pine
5th Prize 12.00 Folding Camp Stove. .Donated by Western Hardware Auto Supply Co.
6th Prize 12.00 Hand-Carved Genuine Meerschaum Pipe. Donated by Sig Sichel & Co.. 92 3d
7th Prize 12.00 Caae of White Rock (100 Pta.). Donated by White Rock Mineral Springs Co.
8th Prize 10.00 Pair Gold Slippers (size to suit) Donated by Knight Shoe Co.
9th Prize 10.00 Silk Umbrella Donated by Buff urn &. Pendleton
10th Prize 7.00 Fruit Comport Donated by Portland Auto Lamp Co., 510 Alder St,
11th Prize 6.00 Case (24 Pta.) Non-Alcoholic Apple Juice .Donated by Blumauer & Hoch
12th Prize 5.00 Fishing Rod and Reel Donated by Hudson Arms Co.
13th Prize 5.00 El Grilstovo "Hot Point" Electric Cooker Donated by Stubbs Electric Co.
14th Prize 5.00 German Character Doll Donated by Celro-Kola Co.
15th Prize 3.75 Carton 50-50 Cigarettes (25 boxes) Donated by Fifty-Fifty Cigarette Co.
16th Prize 3.00 Pair Moccasins Donated by Schumacher Fur Co.. 232 Third Su
17lh Prize 2.50 Baseball and Bat Donated by Celro-Kola Co.
18th Prize 1.50 Box (30 Pkgs.) Srotmints., Donated by Scot mint Company
19th Prize 1.00 Can Monte Cristo Coffee (3 Lbs.) .. Donated by Marks Coffee Co., 252 Third
Maybe you have already heard of CELRO-KOLA. Maybe you have also tasted it. But whether you
have or not, we want you and "Bettie Bubbles" wants you to know today, without the shadow of a
doubt, the real joy of a perfectly delicious and refreshing drink. You will agree with everyone who
has tried it that it is the best fountain drink you ever tasted. And you will call for it in the future
in preference to anything else.