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THE MORNING OREGONIAN. TUESDAY, AUGUST 3, 1915.
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Senator at the last session of Congress.
Issued a statement here today in which
ha diaagreed with Representative Vic
tor Murdock as to the 11 outlook. "In
my opinion there will bo no National
Progressive ticket In the field in 11.
he Bald. "The alignment will ba much
the same as In 110."
Mr. Polndexter Is seeking the Repub
lican nomination for tha Senate.
PLAN IS LAUNCHED
All Eyes Are Being Centered on Our Many 'Departments Now Located in Their Permanent
Home. They 're So New, Comfortable and Delightful to Shop in. Of Course,
OUR GIGANTIC REMOVAL SALE
continues in all those departments which have not moved, and offers .
Every Article at a Reduced Price Except Contract Goods, Groceries and "Silk Maid" Hose
Hotel Employe, in Need of
Funds, Finds He Is Rich.
Conference for Unemployed
: Puts Initiative in Hands of
Commissioner Baker. .
nerMaa la aw Way Bast o
tales Kertoae of 4.00 Left ay
CENSUS IS TO BE TAKEN
Committee to .wlt in finding So
lution; Married 3len to Get Mrit
Chance; Help of All Organ
. ' Jutions Is Sought.
Tb unemployed problem was turned
nr to George U Baker. Commissioner
of Public Affairs, for solution, as the
result or the ronferencs held yesterday
at the City Hall. The 1S represen
tative men and women Kara him full
authority to meet the situation and
alao power to appoint an advisory com
mittee of nine, members to assist htm
In tha work.
- The decision followed an hour of de
liberation on the part of the gatherlnc
of business and professional men and
women and representatives of tha
charitable, and philanthropic organisa
tions of tha city, which filled the Coun
cil chamber and overflowed Into the
It was tha concensus of opinion that
the unemployed do not want charity
but a chanca to work. Some plan, con
sequently is aouicht to find work for
the men and women who need It- Es
pecial emphasis was placed on tha ne
cessity for the city to eara only for Its
own unemployed or It would suffer
from an Influx of transients.
lattM of Fraklesa
Mr. Baker said last night that ha
would appoint his advisory committee
In a day or two and that soma plan
would be devised to meet the altuatlon.
lie annonuced that as soon as a plan
ef action bad been formulated ha would j
call tha sjatherlna attain to report
what had been decided upon. Ha em
phasised tha need for co-operation In
the movement to provide a remedy for
In outlining his plans Mr. Baker
made a plea for more systematic work
and less spasmodic relief. He also said
that the men who are heads of families,
who help pay taxes and keep up the
community, are entitled to the first
consideration. Ha mentioned the clos
ing of the saloons as a factor which
In a measure would complicate the sit
uation, slnca many men. ha said, fre
quented them for light and warmth on
cold Winter nights.
llela Asked for Bareaa.
Commissioner Baker also declared
that the free employment bureau, as
conducted, had not been a success. He
declared that the city administration
needed mora co-operation to increase
the bureau's efficiency. Ha declared
that, properly handled, the bureau can
bo made a useful part of the relief
-I recommend." be eaid. "that we get
tha city administration, tha County
Commissioners, tha School Board, the
railroads and large employers of men
and the people In general to co-operate
with an executive, committee of this
body to formulate plana to give work
to the heads of families In this city
nrstn and thereafter to tha single or
U n married men.
-I suggest that we find a suitable
place in which to care for tha migra
tory class and that element that will
be a city charge after tha closing of
DaaUralloa Ba Avoided.
Wi should co-operate with the
Chamber of Commerce In bringing
about a reorganisation of all tha char
itable Institutions and relief bodiea to
void the duplication of relief and
eliminate ha overhead expense so that
190 cents' worth of charity will be
gtven. Instead of a large percentage of
tha contributions going for office e
pensa and clerical help.
An executive committee-abould be
organised from the Chamber of Com
merce, for the reason thst It would be
Impossible for the city administration
to handle this situation without the co
operation of tha general public In
conclusion. I feel that every man or
woman who Is able should give some
service for the relief they receive."
Marshall N. Iana told of efforts made
to relieve the situation and mentioned
the charity work done by the Chamber
of Commerce. Ha pledced the support
of the Chamber of Commerce in the
work which Is being planned.
Father CHara commended tha plan of
action aa outlined by ommissloner
ateadv Jess Are Wanted.
"To keep men employed continuously
Is the thing." ha said. "We must also
provide a place where the migratory
men may have a chance to work for
W. L. Brewster predicted that the
unemployment problem would be fully
aa much In evidence this Winter as
"We probably will spend at least as
much money as last Winter." he said.
nd It Is to our Interest to sea that
lt Is made to get the best results ob
tainable." 8. Benson urged that tha unemployed
should ba put on farms. Ha said the
undeveloped land In the state offers an
opportunity tto the Idle. .
Eugene Smith, representing the Labor
Council, said that his organisation
believed the gathering called by Mr.
Baker to be a move In the rlpht direc
tion. Jena Wasted. Set Charity, He ftaya.
"It is necessary first." he said. to
recognise the Justness of the movement.
It is not charity the able bodied man
wants: it is a Job."
- W. S. URen favored the employment
of the Idle on the land. He said that
he did not believe In charity that he
believed in justice to the workers.
"It la a shameful reflection upon us
as business men." he said, "that we
have the unemployed problem.
He said that the city should take op
the construction of streets, docks and
other public Improvements and give the
working men a reasonable wage for
The first move of Commissioner
Baker and his committee will probably
ba ti- take a census of the working
men who need employment. By this
means tha men who make their homes
here may be distinguished from the
The board of charities and employ
ment of the Portland Chamber of Com
merce wants to handle tha county
charity fund, but the County Commis
sioners refused to let them do so. A
letter from Msrshsll X. Dana, chairman
of the charity board, waa presented to
the Commissioners yesterday morning
and without much discussion the re
quest was laid on tha table.
Hun would you' nxe to go to oea
with the imp of despair grinning
at you and arise next morning to see
the angel of good fortune smiling otobi
t i - it mitfhf fcannen to VOU
as It has happened to Van Hudson.
. nf Cincinnati, but more re
cently of Sheridan. Or. Mr. Hudson
passed through rortiana jiuj
his way to Ohio to claim a fortune of
MS.tOO left him by an uncle from whom
Mr. Hudson had not heard for more
than five years- ,
"I lived with my uncle, j. j.
nr the American Steel
man. nmu.. ... - - -
Range Company, of Cincinnati, said
Mr. Hudson yesterday at the Oregon
Hotel, "until I waa 17 years old. I
left the East nine years ago and came
to Oregon. 1 was In the Coos Bay
country for a number of years and all
the time 1 had not let my uncle know
. i .. f km been work-
OX III J nrir. w m . -
Ing In Sheridan for a year or so and
the other day 1 thought that I would
write to my sister, aa I waa a little
hard up. An answer cum in a few
daya and In the letter was a draft
. mtAA V ....' knnvr exmctlv what
lor Itvv. .
Is the extent of the fortune left me.
but It is close to S.o. pan oi wann
1. the rest stock In the Amer
ican Steel Itange Company."
... ti ...4 win leave over the
Great Northern this morning for tha
East, and aa soon as ne naa maue cieei
the title of his share .in his unclea
estate ha will return to Portland and
make It his permanent nome.
COUNCIL OPENS TODAY
MiATTLK WEICWIES KMGHTS OF
rLlMRll SIPRKMB BODY.
Arrival of Delegates Starke- ay rorssai
'Renstlss, ImltUtlea. Ceremo
nies aad Baaqaex.
SEATTLE. Wash, Aug. !. The Lou
isiana delegation, the last of tha large
partis bound for Seattle to attend the
S2d annual meeting of the Supreme
Council of tne Knights of Columbus.
arrived late tonight. The council will
meet at 11 o"clocfc tomorrow morning,
with full attendance. The city Is hand
nntlt decorated for tho visitor, and
elaborate entertainment provided.
A banquet tonight at tne Arctic liud.
In honor of the initiates from Oregon
and Washington who received the
fourth degree in an assembly of
Knights of the two states today, and of
the members of the Supreme Council
and delegates to the council, was large
ly attended. Among the speagers were
Mayor Hiram C. Oill and ex-United
States Senator Cearin. of Oregon. J
More than J000 peraons had arrived
in Seattle up to noon today to attend
tha meeting of the National Council,
according to the official register at the
Knights of Columbus uiuo. as many,
more are expected to come before the
convention Is called to order tomorrow.
Many entertainments were provweo
for the visitors today.
Exemplification of the fourth degree
of the Knlgbts of Columbus for the
general assembly of Washington took
place this afternoon at the Knights of
Columbus Club. Tha candidates at
tended mass at St. James Cathedral be
fore receiving the degree, and tonight
the Initiates will be guests at a ban
quet In the Rainier Club, at which also
the supreme officers of the National
body and delegatea -to the National
council will ba seated.
RIGHT-OF-WAY ACTION DUE
Ordinance? to Come Up In Council on
Ka.ot Morrison Kxtcnslon.
An ordinance declaring the purpose
of the city to extend Morrison street
from tha east line of East Twentieth
street, a distance of 1SS feet east, will
be taken up for consideration at tne
meeting of the City Council tomorrow
morning. The work of extending the
street is In progress and the purpose
of the ordinance la to provide for the
transfer of land In the right-of-way
belonging to tho Portland Railway.
Urht Power Company.
Tha franchise of tha railway com
pany, covering that street, provides
for the giving to the city of any land
which it owna in the area of tha
WATER PROPOSAL FAVORED
Washington sRcclamaUon Project
Offered Collection Charges.
NORTH TAKIMA. Wash.. Aug. 8.
(Special.) Indications are that both
the Sunnyslde and Tieton reclamation
projects will accept the Oovernment's
offer to turn over to them the collec
tion and maintenance charges from
The Sunnyslde association had pre
viously asked for the change and to
day the trustees of the Tieton associa
tion called a special meeting for Au
gust IS to vote on the question. The
result Is expected to be favorable.
JITNEY LAW TO RULE ALL
Machine Csed for Hire Will Be
Regulated by w Ordinance.
The new Jitney ordinance, when subr
mltted to the City Council, will bear
a provision requiring that all motor
vehicles used for hire shall be sub
jected to the same Inspection as that
required of "Jitneys." This will in
clude taxlcaba. "sight-seeing" busses
and similar vehicles.
It Is pointed out that such a provi
sion will prevent drivers who are un
able to pass the examination required
for Jitntys to run their cars aa taxi-cab.
Pending the passage or tne new jit
nev ordinance, the Z cara and drivers
rejected by Inspector C S. Gallup are
New YoWr Land Titles.
New York courts hold 20 years' ad
verse possession does not give title to
MURDOCHS VIEW OPPOSED
Toindexter Predicts Xo Progressive
Ticket In It IS Race.
' TACOMA. Wash, Aug. 1. Miles Toln.
letter, who was tha only third party
Pulsations of the Heart.
The heart pulsatea 4200
hour. 100.10 times a day,
times a year.
American miton mills are now using
mare than s.COO.MO bales ef cotioa a year
as compared with l.Ooa.rOS bales l years
EstaULshed s daa?
The- Quality" Stcr& or- Portland
ITftK Jixtv"Morrison.Ald-r See.
Part of the Philippine Island Exhibit at
the Panama - Pacific - International Exposi
tion at San Francisco; Is of absorbing in
terest and educational value. Come and see.
tha beautiful objects skillfully fashioned from
native-grasses, from tih scale and native
woods. The fierce war implements, the quaint
metal cooking utensils, some of them hun
dreds of years old. are all of Interest. And
the baskets are a treat made by the school
children under Government supervision ana
on sale at Government-placed prices.
Exhibition and bale New Bids., td Floor.
Fine Rubber Garden Hose
The Indestructible Goodyear "Hippo"
50 feet of tt-Inch Hose. Regm- I 60 feet of -Inch Hose. Eegu-
Highest grade rubber, every hose guaranteed.
ifn Kit Vq fomnne finnHvpar Pftmnanv. None
lilduc ui wit x
. Ill V A. kAf.n
better nor more depenaaoie. Buy now at meac
Complete with Couplings and
Adjustable Spray Nozzle
Temporary Annex, Third Floor
Our New Store Talks
Of Interesting Facts Number 20
"Speedy deliveries" are the order of the day in our new store's
management. This happy condition is made possible by. the two
gravity spiral package conveyors
that have been installed.
These conveyors utilize the
force due to gravity to convey
the merchandise upon fixed
spiral blades within a circular
shaft from floor to floor from
roof to basement. They afford
a continuous delivery service,
require no power to operate, are
always ready for use and have
an almost unlimited capacity.
flnr -Hita rnnvpvArs nr-A the 1
..i i i t i miexellanomia assortment 01 Dack-
ages to be found in a department store, a spool of thread or a bar
rel of merchandise being handled with equal celerity.
Hinged fire doors at all outlets give ample fire protection. These
doors are held open by a chain and fusible link, the link being
placed near the opening through which the fire would take its path,
the chain being attached to the ceiling or nearby wall.
Every floor is served by these splendid conveyors of latest type.
rr . o-Wn from our vast sales of the past few months. Every piece of goods the season s best and most
faTsS fabric ma wish is here-You n do we11 to come eariy and "sex ,rror;
A Removal Sale of
Fine Domestic Rugs
That Caps the Climax in
Not much story just a determination to reduce
stocks to a minimum and that's saying a lot,
especially if you have kept in touch with the value
giving of our Removal Sale.
Not job lots or show-worn rugs every one fresh,
clean and desirable patterns, taken right out of our
regular stock. At the prices they are marked, it is
a sacrifice that means a veritable give-away.
grade, 12 feet
and . color
ings, 6 feet.
Axminster Rugs, size 27x54, removal price $ 1.33
Axminster Rugs, extra heavy, size Z7xbU .id
Axminster Rugs, fringed ends, size 30x60 $ 3. J7
Axminster Rugs, size 36x72 inches, sale at g 2.7o
Axminster Rugs, extra heavy, size 36xJ2 $3.5
Axminster Rugs, size 8-3x10-6, on sale at ?J-65
Axminster Rugs, extra heavy, 8-3x10-6, at $ JJ.65
Axminster Rugs, size 9x12 feet, on sale at $ 17.85
Axminster Rugs, extra heavy, size 9x12 g
Tapestry Brussels, seamless, size 8-3x10-6 $11.65
Tapestry Brussels, seamless, size 9x12 feet $12.35
Tapestry Rugs, seamed, size 9x12, sale at $ 9.75
Velvet Rugs, seamless and seamed, 9x12 $14.95
Velvet Rugs, extra heavy, size 9x12 feet $18.75
Wilton Rugs, size 8-3x10-6, removal price $27.50
Wilton Rugs, extra heavy, size 8-3x10-6, at $33.00
Wilton Rugs, size 9x12 feet, removal price $29.50
Wilton Rugs, extra heavy, size xi ieei
High - grade
Famous Deltox Grass Rugs Also Reduced
. one - m CT717! Cl.oll KPTC.etft OF I SI7F. 8x10. SPE- f C nt
size ms. spe-qq
rui. FOR WW"
SIZE J1X45. SPE
SIZE5 30x0. SPE-OOa I SIZE 54x90. 6PE-tO OC
CIAL. FOR O0I I CIAL. FOR.
SIZE J6x72.-8PE-t 10 I SIZE x9 SPE-JOOC
CIAL FOR?. wltld I CIAL, FOR.
Temporary Aaaex, Seventh Floor.
CIAL FOR 3i0u
SIZE 9x12, SPE-7 7C
CIAL FOR 1 1 1 3
Filled From This
and All Our Ads
if received within three days of date of publica
tion. Telephone us where quantities are limited
or you are in a hurry.
We give out-of-tpwn patrons the same priv
ilege of buying from our ads as those who live
in the city. Ours is not a "mail-order' system,"
but rather a systematized shopping service,
which gives the personal attention of a trained
Your order is studied and promptly filled with as
much "intelligent interest" as if you -were here your
self. Should you come in person we will be glad, upon re
quest, to have one of our experienced shoppers assist
and conduct you to as many of the 75 different depart
ments as you choose. Ask any floorman to call shopper;
There is no charge for this service.
New California Tuna Fish, Can 19c
"White Star" Brand. Makes delicious salads, known as the
.'A;An nf the sea." No. 1 cans. 19c. No. cans, 10c.
FROM SELECTED STOCK. I Op
THE POUND 1 uu
"SNOW WHITE" FLOUR,
EASTERN OREGON! Q
MILLING. THE SACK.. . 9
SEE DED RAISINS. FRESHLY
SEEDED, NO. 1 CAR-f.
TONS AT 1 uw
OREGON MILK, "YELOBAN,"
THE CASE 3.10. DOZ- 0(1(1
ra HANS ..UWO
MILLED. NO. 9 SACKS.
CABINET COFFEE. FRESHLY
ROASTED. RICH BLEND. Oflp
THE POUND -. . MWl
SHREDDED COCOANUT, LONG
WHITE THREADS, 171 p
THE POUND 2u
CANE SUGAR. BERRY I
GRADE, 15 POUNDS KOR....0I
CEYLON TEA. 60c GRADE, QQ
FRESH FROM CHEST. LB.w3
Pure Food Grocery, Basement, Slxth-St. Bldjf
Make One Dollar Do the Work of Two Today!
Attend Our Semi-Annual Sale Thousands of High Grade
. n,. M nrioinal mf nnlv real Remnant Sale that has become a Portland institution. We hope the news will get around in
Sm half-taVe a loss-and let that loss settle it-it takes courage to cut
prices as we do.
-MOVED ! OUR ART NEEDLEWORK DEPT. IS NOW LOCATED ON SIXTH FLOOR, NEW BUILDING;
PORTLAHDER TO BE FREE
HARRIS 1- WILSO TO BE SENT
HOME VROM GERMAN!".
Amerfe-aa Ambassador Obtalaa Re
lease of 'clerk Arrested oa Charge
of Aldla Brttoa to Escape.
BERLIN, via London. Auk. 2. Har
ris L. Wilson, of Portland. Or., and
w..ki..tAn tk rirk in the Ameri
can consulate In Berlin who waa ar
retted last week on a clurrc maae
by the German authorities of assist
ing a British subject to secure- an
American passport in order -to escape
from Germany, will be released tomor
row at the request of the American
Government aad sent back to the
James W. Gerard, the American
Ambassador, today . had . the clerk
H.iioh tn h Fmhnv and sub)ct
ed him to a vigorous cross-examina
tion as to the source or me money
Biiixh h ! allsred to have sent to
his home, but without result.
Wilson Is alleged to nave cerunea
.Kit W. napiflnlllv Itn.W the RDDH-
cant for the passport as an American
cltisen. wmcn ensoiea mm 10 ooui"
the document. When the affair was
about to be discovered. Wilson disap
peared from Berlin, but was arrested
at the frontier and brought back to
TEACHER TAKES NO PAY
Montclair Board Member Aets That
Summer School May Continue.
MONTCLAIR. July 24. Miss Louise
C Hinck, the only woman member of
the Montclair Board of Education,
rather than have the curriculum of the
Montclair Summer school affected, has
assumed . the teaching of German
classes and is doing the work without
The Board of Education was disap
pointed In its plans to get a certain
German teacher for the classes, and it
looked as if they would have to be
abandoned, ifiss Hinck Is practically
the founder of the Summer school,
which started four years ago. She is a
DANCER'S HOME IS ROBBED
Valuable Jewelry Is Overlooked by
Summer Residence Burglars.
NEW YORK, July 22. Burglars en
tered the Summer home of Oliver N.
Hitchcock, a Park Row restaurant
owner, at Quogue. Long Island, and
stole Jewelry valued at $15,000. Mr.
and Mrs. Hitchcock were at a dance
at one of the country clubs when the
burglary was committed.
The thieves evidently had time only
to search one room, for in an adjoin
ing chamber there were several thous
and dollars' worth of Jewelry which
was untouched. Servants in the house
heard no unusual sound during the
night. It was said that earlier in the
evening two men had been seen lurk
ing about the premises.
MINNEHAHA HAS HUSBAND
Indian Maiden Brldo of Paleface In
N I : V YORK. July 21. Black-eyed,
nut-brown Minnehaha, Laughing Wa
ters of the Westland known as Eunice
Holmes in English; unromantic, brutal
English born among the rolling prai
ries, in the land of waving tall grass,
in the land of sparkling sunshine, in
the land of sky-blue water, where the
tribe of Cherokee is dreaming of a
gone good hunting
Was prosaically married Tecently In
the Municipal building marriage chapel
to Augustus Charles Erbach. a farmer
of Summit, N. J. Alderman William
Qulnn performed the ceremony.
The Indian bride is 24 years old and
was born In the Indian Territory. She
is a full-blooded Cherokee.
"Y" TRIP FOR TOURISTS
On private car "Portland ; takes 10
two noted scenic resorts Bull Run and.
Estacada. Leaves First and Alder 10:30
A. M. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fri
days. Round trip $1.50. Ask Ticket.
Agent, Marshall 6100, A 6131. Adv.
Argentina, has a government or pottai
aavlncg bank system.