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PHOTOGRAPHS OF BRONZE MEDAL PRESENTED TO S. BENSON Al
SAN FRANCISCO EXPOSITION.
S. BENSON DESERTS
Dine in Our Tea Room, 4th Floor. Most Inviting Dining Room on Pacific Coast
Ice Cream and Soft Drinks at Basement Fountain Delicatessen on 4th Floor
WE CITE S. & H.
Be sure to get them.
One stamp with each
10c purchase. It's sur
p rising- how quickly
you can fill a book.
Reliable Merchandise Reliable Methods
Only Retail Store West of Chicago Occupying Entire City Block
Served in the Base
ment from 11:30 to
2:30 daily. A good
place to meet your
friends. Prompt serv
ice. 'Oregon's First Citizen" Flees
Frcm Tco Many Feasts
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TIIE MORTOXG -OKEGOXTAX. FRIDAY, AUGUST 20. 1915.
Our 64lM Anniversary Sale
5th Anniversary in Our New Store
MESSAGES ARE DELIGHT
Word sad flower TYosa mends at
Barn Pleas Mora Than Medal
Gives fey bpoaltloa Meo
Host of list Brings Blush.
L Bnwa couldn't stand the Social
Mrl at aa Francisco.
That's the r taxi a has back la Port
Afler bains- decorated aa "Oregon's
first cttUen al the Kipooltloa grounds
last Tuesday. Vlr. Haawa baaoucbt
from every side to be lb honor futtt
at a round of receptions, banquets,
dinners, baits aad divers entertain
ments (bat would have kapt fclm buay
until tha aad of the Kiposltlon period.
Aa Mr. Hanson never waa particularly
teased al d.-awlns-roora functions, ha
Juat necked (aa latltatione into a dark
corner of a la trunk, said "goodnight"
to tha who la crowd of would-ba enter
tainers, aad caught tha first train for
Portland. With him wtra GoTarnor
Wlthyeombe and Japa B. Yeon. Tbay
amvea noma 7tairur anvrnooo.
Ceresseatra C'eawtsMse May.
"Why. It would have killad ma to
at all that banquet rrub." ha com
plained wbaa someone aakad htm war
tee bad raiurnad so soon.
"Tbay waatad to feast ma and an
tertaia ma to death. But I dldn t give
therat a chance. Aa aoon aa tha big
affair la tha Or.aoo building on Tues
day nlirtit waa our I made up my mind
to leave, and at noon tha next day 1
Hr. Banaoa admtta that tha certmo
Bias In tha craal Court of Abundance,
at which ha waa tha central figure.
wara Impressive, but Insists that tha
prsparatloaa for hla return trip wara
Impressive, too. only mora ao.
-Tea. air." ho chuckled after ha had
drapad hla comfortable whlta flannel
suit over Ma lank figure. tha baat
part of tha whole thins waa whan 1
got onto the train on the way back to
I'ortland It ttckled ma tha way I
java tnem all tha slip oa thoea aoctal
Mratloa of Hat Brlaaa Rheae.
Mr. B'nxa was buay at tha Banaoa
Hotel aJl afternoon receiving coogratu
latloaa from his employes aad from
other friends who dropped In.
"Say. I thought I saw a picture of
you wearing a plus hat. someone said
Oregon e first cttlaaa actually blushed
as re admitted the truth of the coarse.
"Tea. they made ma wear It." be
answered, wearily, "out I sot It off as
soon aa tha celebration was over. I've
salted It away aad I hope I won t need
to vat It out soon asaia.
But daaplta his disposition to treat
the subject lightly Mr. Banaoa appar
ally waa much Impreeaed by tha dis
tinction conferred upon him by the
people of Orefoa and by the officiate
of the expoeltiua. lie as Justiy proud of
IX. honor and treasures moat hisjhlv
the bronie medal trial waa presented
aim ty rreeUenl Moore.
Meaaaa-va rawea rrWada rieaeo.
He carried the medal, enraaed In aa
bonr boa. la his po-rket. The follow
kaa inscription Is ens-raved oa one side
-Jtimwn Barwon. notable cltlaen of Ore-
ros. A'icuat IT. IU- On the other
side: "Canama Tactf Is International
Imposition. Kaa Francisco."
Wist pleased Mr. Banaoa almost as
much aa to decoration Itself was the
great volume of congratulatory tele
arama tnt h received at fan Fran-
ei.ee from friends In I'ortland and
"T;, one that I I'ked moat, thoogh."
bs commented. "wee tbo nwesage from
trie employee bare at tha hotel. That
did me more it cod than all tha rest put
Taeba Sow to Bo Faced.
He also eeemad deltcMed our the
numerous floral offerinss showered oa
h.m at the exposition grounda Among
them was one from hla employee which
particularly plaaaad him.
Inaarau.: aa Mr. Banaoa had vlattad
the exposition earlier In tha year be
.4 not espsvt to remain Ions an tnis
wtstt. His natural mortesty. however,
forced him to leave earlier tnan be had
expected, to avoid the attentions that
were beaded In his direction.
-Now that this thine Is oyer with."
he announced last Blent. "Ill set down
to some real work." and hla face
beamed with deUchl as ha contem
plated Ms plan of providing a city
manager for Fort. end. of bulldiaa a
trade school on the F.aat Side and of
continuing hta road development cam
UNDERSTUDY IS LACKING
Assistant to rerformer at Oaka Raja
Ue-'a "Mgger bat Xo Fool."
Oscar V. Babcock. who la dolns the
naatloasl "death trap loop" and
"firm tho fiume- at The Oaks thia
week, has o understudy.
Ho haa a nearre aeststent. Will
Or. en. Wednesday night, for a frac
tion of a second, there was hitch and
the terrible "trap' hesitated for a
moment as to whether It would drop
and allow tha rider to set out of tha
loon, and whan Babcock finished his
act he was drlpplns with perspiration.
Said Harry Riley, chief of police at
The Oaks, to the colored chsp: "Ore of
these days we will have to run yon la
-Bosa." replied Green, "this am ons
act that ain't sot no nnderstudy. 1
i ma y be a nl;er. but not a fooL"
PEDDLING FAKE CHARGED
Aoriatl Ad Clah-a Issae Warn In J
A wsratne asralnst peddlers who of
fer to sell merchandise from wrecked
etsamahips on a C. O. D. bsals and un
der cover of this ruae ssll for cash
poor-quality goods at haodaome prices,
has been Issued by tha Portland Ad
Club as tha reault of a bulletin seat
out by the vteilsnce committee of the
Associated Advertising Clubs of the
World. The peddlers sre said usually
to bo Sootcti or Irtah. Tbo C. O. D. or
ders, tha communication says, are never
The re-Id I r. It Is said, represent
themeeives to be scents f or .New Tork
firms whn-! never etlsted.
Another Move far leoao.
Buffalo IX. T.) E.pres.
TChst do yon think of the acoustics,
airs N'lrtchT- whiskered bar neighbor.
-Oh. t dent mix In them re:iloos
seiuabblea Let everybody worship la
thetr ewa war. I ear."
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OBVERSE AXD REVERSE SIDES 8HOW5.
"BOOZE" HELD FOE
Insurance Man Says War Less
Costly to Life Than Liquor.
EUROPEAN LOSSES SMALL
Edward .. Woods, of ritlsbnr,-, Who
Is President of National Un
derwriters' Association, Enter
tained by Portland A rents.
How tha war haa affected the In
surance business was the subject of
aa Interestlns discussion yesterder by
Edward A. Woods, of Plttsburs. who
waa elected president of the National
Ufa 1'ndarwrlters Association at the
recent convention In an Francisco, and
who la vlsltlns for a few days with
Insurance men In Portland.
"Altboush the American life Insur
ance companies were dolns heavy
business In Europe previous to the
war eiptalned Mr. Woods, "the losses
bsve been sllsht. This Is due. prob
ably to the fact that the averase
soldier has not reacnea me see .
which It Is customary to take out
life insurance. Those who do carry It
are only Ushtly Insured"
Mr. woods explained mat ine com
pany he represents has been required
to pay only ti'.0 la losses as a
result of Vbe war. The loss throukh
the sinklnc of the trfialtanla. however.
Hio. 04S to this one company alone.
A Loe Ans'lsa man who was lost on
the Lusttaaia. was Insured lor itau.vvv.
American Ufa Insurance companies
have an extra premium clause la all
their policies written upon tne lives oi
Europeans. Cnder the provisions of
this clause Insured persons, emisieo
for service ln any army actually en-
saced In war. are required to pay an
additional premium of II OS a year en
each .1000 of Insurance, i ne Ameri
can companies, as a result, have col
lected hundreds or thousands or aoxll
tlonal premiums since the war be Ran.
Despite this ei.ua premium, the lapses
have been few.
-But the war." explains Mr, Woods.
"haa not bean the aubject.of as much
consideration amor. Insurance men aa
has the liquor question.
-Insurance people have come to the
definite conclusion, that boose and in
surance mix about aa well as oil and
"In other words, a drlnklns man
a mlshty poor risk. Cold flsures have
proved to us positively that the drink
ins man even the moderate drinker
b.is less than half aa much chance to
live out the life of his policy aa the
The mortality of .teetotalers be
tween the ages of SS and SO years,
when men are of the most use to
society. Is only 6 per cent of the
Mr. Woods Intimated that the life
Insurance companies are lending
passive support to the prohibition
movement. Active efforts now are being
made, he said, to vote Pennsylvania
and other bis Eastern states dry.
Mr. Woods waa accompanied to Port
land by members of his family. They
were entertained while here by Edgar
W. Smith and other Insurance men.
1 LAWBOOK SALES WAX VICTIM i
CP MALARIAL, rEVElt. T
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Thomas Beaton 8mlth. Pacific
Toast aaleaman for the lawbook
department of the Bohbs-Merrlll
Company, of Indianapolis, resid- J
Ins at ii' i -eiuj -tuiuM
street North, died at tne oooa
Samaiitaa Hospital Wednesday of
malarial fsver. contracted In the
Sacramento Valley while on a
bustnssa trip through California
last month. Jlr. Smith was born
at Polo. Mo. December Si. is;,
and was a graduate of the State
Normal school at arrensoura.
- normal c. "oi
After teachlns tvr time he was T
admitted to the Missouri bar and J
J .W l.vlMtolC buiiD.lL -
gon in 1U. He i
a wife, alarssrat t
three sons Hal
encased la the lawbook business.
removing to Oregon
Is survived by his
C I . V. m r, A h l I h
W, John M. aad Tbomaa Ben
CLACKAMAS ATTORXEY GIVES
Ort.HlOX OX HILL MVROERS.
Rlskt of Maltaesaah Coaaty to Take
Artloa la Coatradlded. Despite
OREGO.V CITT. Or, Aug-. (Spe
cial.) The Hill murder case Is entire
ly out of the Jurisdiction of Multno
mah County, and any official investiga
tion - or action In the courts must be
made by Clackamas County officials In
the Clackamas County courts, declared
J. E, Hedges, Acting District Auorney,
Mr. Hodges found that section 1S8S,
Lord's Oregon Laws, reads:
"When a crime Is committed on or
within one mile of the boundary line
of two or more counties, or when the
boundary line between two or more
counties Is unknown or uncertain, and
It la doubtful In which county such
crime waa committed, an action there.
for may be commenced and tried in
The Hill home In the Ardenwald dls
trict Is well within Clackamas County,
and there Is no doubt of the county
line or the place where the crime was
Mr. Hedges Is of the opinion that a
county cannot take advantage of this
law unless "It la doubtful in which
county the crime was committed." The
mere fact that the Hill home was with
in a mile of the county line would not
give Multnomah County Jurisdiction, as
the element of doubt necessary under
this statute Is lacking;. Mr. Hedges be
lieves. District Attorney Evans, of Multno
mah County, has been Investigating the
case and. after studying the location of
the Hill home, declared yesterday that
Multnomah County could take up the
case. L'nder Mr. Hedger Interpreta
tion of the law. this would Impossible.
ELM TREES THREATENED
n.AfCMFVL BEETLE AT WORK, SAYS-
Coaacll Asked to Provide Paaap aad
Sararlnaj Oat fit to Prevent the
Spread of Peat.
Investigation which revealed tha
fact that parts of Portland are be
sieged with elm leaf beetles and that
unless steps are taken at once to fight
them the city will lose all Its elms.
caused Park Superintendent Convill
yesterday to urge the Council to pro
vide funds at once for a pump outfit
and spray to conduct a campaign of
extermination. The Council probably
will act at today's meeting.
The pest, which has ravaged elm
trees of the East for years past, is
reported to exist In millions In Laurel
hurst and to extend as far north as
North Irvington and south to Division
street on the East Elds and en Ban
croft avenue on the West Side. The
beetle la said to be one which propa
gates and spreads extremely rapidly,
killing elm trees within a short time.
Elm leaves are its oniy tooo.
It Is reported that In parts of Laurel.
hurst trees already have been killed.
The pests, after eating the leaves, have
died aad now lie In piles under the
Mr. Convill says the peat naa oeen
bars about two years. Within two
years more, he vara, the Insects. If un
checked, will destroy every elm tree
in tha cltr. If a fight Is started new.
da says, the spread may be checked
Women's Suits, Coats , Dresses
VALUES TO $30 FOR $8.95
In the Garment Salon, second floor, we offer a great combination special in Women's
Suits, Dresses 'and Coats. The Coats are shown in many attractive models for street or
outine wear loose back, belted styles, also fancy cuts in cheviots, tweeds, poplins gab
ardines, golfines, etc. Worth to $25.00 each. THE SUITS are in plain tailored and
i -ii snaootee KiTvirn linpfl suit, sizes in a varied assortment of
are oy moueis buiuiuio -ui n uwoowiuj, - ,
materials, wortn to $-io.uu eacn. xxve- un.iuwMua wo ou v..
.thine, silk poplins, serges, etc. Well made and trimmed attractive- 2J O Q CJ
. a n : -1 .s? - A.J-- aBnllivtew est- tLLJ A ef
ly. Our regular sxock values xo ouF spcitu wr uniay a ""'6 t
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AT 12 PRICE
$2 SKIRTS $1.00
$5 SKJRTS $2.50
$7.25 SKIRTS $3.63
Garment Salon, second floor A com
plete clean-up of women's Wash Skirts
in figured ratine, linens, Palm Beach
cloths, gabardines, etc, in all the latest
and most pleasing styles. All are this
season's models, priced regularly at
$2.00, $4.00, $4.75, $5.00, $5.50,
$6.50, $7.25, reduced to close at 2
$12.75 Values $2.45
In the Millinery Salon, second floor, we offer new,
up-to-the-minute styles in Summer Hats in large,
medium and small sizes. Trimmed in flowers, rib
bons and fancies. Regular values to flJO gf
$12.75, special now for the low price of apaWo-"
Midsummer Sport. Hats in a good assortment of
colors, of straw and silk combinations, ZJ 7 Ck EZ
values to $6.95, special for this sale at epXoaVe-"
At 3 Price
An extensive assortment of beautiful flowers ly
; .11 oAtn. n1 nnrB. RnPTlfll to doSG at v
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Sale of Women's Shoes
Silk Sport Coats
$6.75 Values $3.98
$1 7.50 Values $9.98
We have grouped in three lots all of
our Summer's "Sport Coats" in short
and medium lengths. Those very pop
ular iersev silks, taffeta and pongee
silks in all the leading colors, styled loose or with
belted backs, neatly trimmed with collars and
cuffs in contrasting colors. Values to $6.75 for
$3.98. Values to $12.50 for $6.98. Values to
$17.50 on sale for this special event at $9.98
Bargain Circle, 1st Fl.
KIMONO STYLES 49c
On the Bargain Circle, first floor,
a sale of very good quality Aprons
in the kimono style or open on side
front with elastic waist K Qt.
band, special now at only'-'
Aprons with fitted skirts, kimono
waist, sash back, buttoned all
down back. Coverall and slip-on
styles of good quality gingham or
chambray in plain OTfZQf
stripes, special now, only"a7a
$2 Table Cloth $1.68
In the Linen Department, first floor, a sale of mer
cerized damask Table cloths with col- ij J JO
ored borders. Regular $2.00 grade at P -
$24 Linen Tea Sets $17.95
Richardson quality linen Tea Sets of scalloped-edge
cloth with napkins to match. Reg- fi f rj Q J
ular $24.00 values on sale, the set H3--
$1.50 Linen Towels for 85c
Richardson quality Linen Towels, hand hemstitched
and embroidered for guestrooms, scans, eic, ere.
Retr. S1.50 Towels 85
Reg. $1.75 Towels $1.00
Reg. $2.00 Towels $1.25
Reg. $2.25 Towels $1.50
Reg. $3.00 Towels $1.68
Reg. $3.50 Towels $1.75
DAY CASES Initialed. Our regular 3JO 9Q
$3.00 values. Special at, the pair V'
$4 High Shoes $2.48
Women's high-cut Bals. made on
the flat English last with rubber
heels and soles, very cool and
comfortable for Summer wear.
The regular $4.00 CO AO
grade on sale, pr. eaaso'0
$3.00 Low Shoes $1.79
Women's white canvas Oxfords,
pumps and Tango sneakers with
full rubber soles and heels. All
sizes in $2.50 and $3 J JCk
lo. .Tuwiol nair Wl I
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$5 Low Shoes $2.69 a great variety of
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styles and various shapes 01 lasts in ail me popular learners ana muru-o,
comprising practically our entire stock of low-cut street shoes, pumps,
Colonials and garden ties. The regular $4.00 and $5.00 4JJO fQ
values on sale for today at the very low price of only tpaVaUa
Men's $4.00 Shoes $3.48
Men's Gunmetal Calf Shoes, in both lace and button styles, made on a
comfortable, medium-toe last. Neat, dressy and durable, 42? O AO
full lines of sizes. Regular $4.00 values, special, the pair epta
$8 Traveling Bags $5.90
In the Trunk and Bag Store on fourth floor, we show complete lines
of travelers' needs at the most reasonable prices. A line of cowhide
a. w-h - j i I J U.iUna Vt savr af"", "V
leather Traveling xtags, witn seweo corners amu iui - -ff f
lined, in all popular sizes. Values to $8.00. Special at p.'
$4.00 Suit Case $3.25
24-fnch Matting Suit Cases, light
weight, strong and neat. The regu
lar $4.00 values, spe- 4JQ Off
rial at low price of pc,VaJ
$8.50 Suit Case $6.95
24-inch Cowhide Suit Cases, well
made and neatly finished. The
regular $8.50 value CJJ QZ
on sale now, only pJ
Beds - Bedding Reduced
tin l . mi f f onHIT
$4.00 grades now, the pair,
$5.00 grades now, the pair,
$6.00 grades now, the pair
$6.75 grades now, the pair,
$7.00 grades now, the pair,
$7.50 grades now, the pair
$9.00 grades now, the pair,
$4.00 grades now, the pair, $2.98
$4.50 grades now, the pair, $3.48
$5.00 grades now, the pair, $3.98
Fancy single Blankets suitable
for bathrobes, all colors. The
regular '$3 grade now at $2.24
PORTLAND INDIAN ROBES,
all colors. Regular $7.50 grade
on sale now at low price of $6.48
S7 Metal Bed, Special at $4.89
Third Floor Full size and extra well constructed. Shown in white and
Verals Martin finish. Regular $7.00 grades. Priced spe- JX QQ
cial for today's selling, on the third floor, at only r
Soecial prices on Brass Beds. A splendid range of style to choose from.
Universal Food Choppers
Regular $1 Size 79c
Regular $1.50 Size $1.13
In the Housefurnishing Store, on third floor, a sale
of "Universal Food Choppers." Will chop all kinds
of meat, raw or cooked, all kinds of vegetables,
bread, in fact anything that can be cfiopped in a
bowl, and saves time and does the work better.
$1,00 Chopper at 79 I $1.25 Chopper at 95
$1.50 Chopper at $1.13 j $2.00 Chopper at $1.59
$1.90 Bird Cage $1.50
The genuine "Hendryx" Canary Bird Cage, white
enameled and trimmed in gilt, complete with cups,
perches and swing and screen to prevent seeo irom Uii . u ,."
flying. A regular $1.90 Cage, special 3J dttVlW-i
today at the very low price of only V"17
Vases, Jardinieres, Etc.
In the Crockery Store, third floor,
we are showing new lines of Art
Pottery, Vases, Jardinieres, Etc
WALL VASES in beautiful designs
priced 45, 75. $1.25, $1.75
HANGING BASKETS in many dif
ferent designs, 60 up to $2.55
TABLE VASES in new patterns,
35, 50. $1.50, $2.23, $2.85,
$3.50 and up to as high as $6.00
FERN DISHES in round shapes,
priced reasonable, 40 to $2.00
Cut Flower Bowls $1.25-$1.75
JARDINIERES Buy now before
stocks are broken; it will soon be
time to pot your plants for Win
ter. Prices range 30 to $5.50
FERN DISHES, oblong shapes,
new patterns, $3.50 to $6.25 ea,
BUD VASES, each, 50, 60.
$1.15 and from that to $1.35
Semi-porcelain white and gold
decoration. Priced as follows:
42-pc, $ 4.98 Dinner Set $ 3.99
50-pc. $ 7.09 Dinner Set $ 5.60
60-pc. $ 8.60 Dinner Set $ 6.88
100-pc, $13.75 Dinner Set $11.00
There is no waste in the foods
sold in our model grocery. They
are clean and wholesome, every
particle is good to eat. Buy
here, it's true economy to do so.
Glenwood Butter, clean, pure
and fresh, 2-pound square 60
60c Olives 50c
Large, ripe olives in bulk. Sell
regularly at 60c, spl, qt., 50
Martin's N. Y. Cream Cheese.
3 Cans 50c
The highest grade Hawaiian
pineapples, sliced, 3 cans 50
Oregon Walnuts, just a little
smaller than the regular 25c
grade, special, two pounds 25
Double S. & H. Green Trading
Stamps in Bakery Dept, 4th fir.
and a large majority of the trees which
r' .,,.vt can be saved.
Many, however, are too far gone even
now for saving.
ENDEAVORERS TO GATHER
Washington County Union Conven
tion to Open Tomorrow.
BANKS. Or Aug. 1. (SDecial.)
The seventh semi-annual convention
of the Washington County Christian
Endeavor Union, representing" societies
from to churches, twill be held in Banks
Saturday and Bunday, August II and
13. About 1 delegates are expected.
The devotional leaders of the con
vention will be Thomas K. Isaacs, song.
and T. W. tana and I M. Booser, scrip
ture. Rev. T. W. Lane, of Portland,
will deliver the main address at the
opening of the convention Saturday
morning. Others on Saturday's pro
gramme are Rev. Daniel Staver. Gales
Creek; E. Earl Feike, Portland: Con
stance Gelger. Forest Grove: Estella
Ford and G. Everett Baker, Portland.
LABOR OFFICE TO AID IDLE
Federal Co-operation Promised State
and Municipal Andiorltles.
SALEM. Or, Aug. 19. (Special.)
That Secretary of Labor "Wilson and
state and munlclpat labor officials will
make every effort to solve Use unem
ployment problem waa a statement
made today by Labor Commissioner
Hoff upon his return from Sn Fran
cisco, where be attended a conference
Mr. Hoft said that Secretary Wilson
was deeply Interested In 'the subject,
and promised the state and municipal
authorities the co-operation of the
Federal Government as far as possible
Alderman Marries Mate Conple.
NEW YORK. Aug. 15. With the aid
of one of the marriage witnesses, Al
derman Frank Smith ' married a deaf
and dumb couple recently In the mar
riage chapel of the municipal building
Giuseppe Castello. 22 years old, and
Mrs. Anna R. Fotla Massaro. 27 years
old. were the bride and groom.
A friend of the groom acted aa In
terpreter, reading the marriage cere
mony at the direction of Alderman
Smith in the sign language. Not a
word was spoken throughout the an
The plata, aa wall as tha bottle, haa
ruined a lot of man. Referring, of conree,,
to rich food, and not to tha home plate.
CASTOR I A
i Tar Infants and Children.
ThJ Kin. Yea Hava Always Bcng-t-