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TTTE MORNTCG OREGONTA5". FRIT) AT,' ATTCTCST 20, 1915.
Government Property and Na
tional Banks in Galveston
, to Be Protected.
CAVALRY IS SCATTERED
Camaltie-a Anon; Soldiers Are Re
ported, bat Xot Authenticated.
Famille of Officer sod
Men Ime lAeavUj.
WASHINfTTON". Aug. 1. Colon:
Wiiu eonmuilliit tha N:ntltnl
Infantry at Qalveatoo, reported to the
War Department uat ukt that on ac
eouat of reports of looting la th city
la nrovoat ruard bad been Increased
to orotect Csxrsatat Pro party and
He said the itonn watch swept tha
elty waa practically over, and that
th aeav u receding.
General Ball teleeracbed I ha War
Department from Hauaina laat night.
luoaiclDf bla arrival thero. and say-
1ns mhm! rotxlaiom wero gradually
beta restored la Tesa City. although
la Army camp bad boast totally da-
Oeaeral Ball sacaeated tbat a trans
port, now at New York. be loaded wltb
supplies, which could ba used by tba
Army. If net needed by ina civilian
a lores vtctima.
Cavalry P'aai laatur,.
Tba f otto wtn relayed wlreleea dis
patch frora Tiua City was tba last
Kit by General Ball before ha started
"All mounted portions of command
war a so scattered tba nlsbt of storm
savklnx ground bleb enoush to sst
animals tbat not ail ar assembled yet.
sad Impossible to accoaat for all of
tbam so (ar. Not definitely aatbeotl
rated, bat many rumors bars ba
romiac la reportiexr loaaea bora aad
tbara. Poealbiy soma of tbam may
tura oat to be true. A few mora casual-
liaa have boea aolheaticated anions"
civil population, bat It Hint probable
tbat lues of lire bas aot bora great.
"Not poasible ear for bomaless
famtltee of officers aad enlistee nm
la Texas City. Many tlkarf families
lost everything and nearly all tba
families of enlisted msa lost all. Am
endeavoring- to Bod a bulldlnr blir
enooa'b to bold all tba Latter and
win omiw a ssm with soldiers to
care for tbara temporarily at Govern
f'aaalhW-e to Be ml Away.
"Officers famlllaa will bo provided
for at Ibetr expense at Houston or ele
wbere. fihall ship all families out Not
poeatble to brlaa order out of canoe
until all families rotten oat of Tcass
City. No accommodations In Texas
City and coromnnlty to cars for home
less civilian families."
Tba Knessa-e from Houston said:
K earned bare 1.3 today. Condi
tions between hr end Texas City bad
Not yet beard frora Galveston, bat
north of bay all indications fore of
wind greater tbaa la l0-. Great con
cret causeway greatly damaged
throughout aad destroyed la eectlona.
Many demolished and badly damaaed
bouaes, uprooted tree-, drowned ani
mate and blah water obeerved en route.
Numbers of mounted meo had to go 10
miles Inland night of storm to reach
land not covered by water.
Coaatry Transformed lata Lake.
"Most of tha country between Texas
City sad Webster still a shallow lake
of .all watrr.
"Will certainly be Impossible to re
establish rail communication with Gal
veston wltbtn less thsn n month. Sup
plies can reach Cher by boat from
Houston via ship channel. Kvery In
aiotion of high water at Galveston.
Country north of bay atrewn with
thousands of cotton bales from Gal
"! of life probably not great.
"Will return to Texas City tonight
Reach there not later than tomorrow.
No regular trains running on any lines.
No mail or telegraph lines operating.
Telephone lines all down. Might be
advisable load transport now In New
York wiih supplies. If not need for
Issue to population ran b used by
tain ad. Several of them were driven
Inland from thro to eight mil by
the terrific wand and water."
Reports that four, two Government
craft and two the property of tha
Bower Dredging- Company, war loot
with 20 souls proved antra, when
tb boats war discovered aground on
tha mainland at noon today wltb all
GREECE IS BARGAINING
Serrfc-ea Held More Valuable Than
Early In Mar.
ROMS, via Parts. Aug-, li. Advices
of a confidential nature, received her
from Athena, outline what la declared
to be the policy decided on by ex
ITrmltr Venisaloa. wbo has been asked
by King Constantino to form a Cabinet
and bas announced hla readiness to
do so. The outline ts substantially as
M. Venlselos affirms that h has no
preconceived bias against the central
FLIES MRIVft EXTF.RMiXATED
' -r5i "r. :Tr"CS - '
v . mr . e 7 r T
HEAT HOIS GO OP
RETURN ONLY .4 PER CENT
rained at about 15000. These were in
The greatest loss was suffered by
Carl Cooper, owner of the dancing;
pavilion, valued at $3000. The in
surance policy on this expired two
days ago. Earlier in the year Cooper
lost the Pacific Beach Hotel by are.
with little insurance on the building.
Tha are started at J: JO o'clock this
morning In a woodshed back of the
Leland Hotel, and spread rapidly. It
could not be checked because of lack
of fire protection. The hotel patrons
were forced to make a hasty exit, but
all easily got clear of the burning
.. . M ISall IHST'
i - I--c . i e ner
I r, i ; --: :: , -,. t 1 1 Kichmowi. of
a , f" ' - i .ri --t -".' J " V I t I association, a
'- '- f??fX I rectlon when
- r . ". ; -ni. J'gAf t- . I I will see work
t" i ' 'i'Lkf's,9-'." 1 a '1 1A 4 I ' houses ap
I - 1.5 - T -- - '- 1 -- t , '1 ; s lent from any
Dwellin3 Designed for Poor Fam
ilies Have All Slodern Conven
iences, Yet Rent for $8 to
SIS. SO In Good Districts.
PHILADELPHIA. Aug. 13. Suppos
you are a workman down on your luck,
earning barely enough to support your,
self and your family. Tou cannot af
ford to pay mora than ft or 110 a
month for rent. Yet. yon want to live
In a good neighborhood, where the
hous and your neighbors will b clean
and nice. How ar you going to do it.
The Octavla Hill Association an
swered that question for the first time
In this city almost 20 years ago, and
It haa been anawerlng It ever aince for
a conatantly Increasing number of persona.
Tb buxs of saws and the bang or
hammers tell you. as you pass the cor-i
of Chatham and Cambria streets, i
the latest effort of the
nd as you look In the di
ce come the noises, you
PLAINT DUE TO ASPARAGUS
Powers of Juggler Called Necessary
to Eat Vegetable.
LONDON. Aug. 19. G. K. Chesterton
does not like the modern way of eating
"Excluding cannibalism.' he writes.
"and the habit of eating sand (about I
which I can offer no opinion) there is
really nothing one can eat which is
less fit to be eaten with the fingers
than asparagus. It is long; it is
greasy; It is loose and liable to every
sort of soft yet sudden catastrophe; It
Is always eaten with some sort of oily
sauce; and Its nice conduct would in
volve the powers of a proffesslonal
Juggler, combined with some practice
In climbing the greased pole.
"Most things could easily be eaten I
with one's fingers. . . . Only this I
on tiresome, toppling vegetable I eat
between my finger and thumb. I
should be better off as a giraffe eating I
the top of a palm tree; it doesn t want
any holding up."
BOND ISSUE IS FAVORED
Double Trading Stamps, First 3 Floors
20 Extra Stamps Free With Coupon
Bird Cages. Medicinal Stimulants, Paints
Bath Towels, Thermos Bottles, Candy
All These and Many Others Cut in Price
Friday Bargains and Double Trading Stamps
NEW RUBBER GOODS
J2.00 Two -Quart Hot- I 00
Water Bottle li3
f 2.60 Three-Quart Hot- CQ
Water Bottle. pAid J
12.00 Two-Quart Foun- I OQ
tain Syringe dliZa
$2.50 Three-Qt. Foun- I Q
tain Syringe 1 13
$1.75 Two -Quart Hot- I HQ
Water Bottle. d I iU0
$2.00 Three-Quart Hot
75c Bathing Caps, spe-0Qn
clal at 03U
35c BathinglQn Main
men erecting there a row i Vancouver Voters, However, Are Xot I
parently not much oiirer- i
fORrE OK KIM) WAS TKlUtlrlC
Aeaorialed Prr-aa Man Brine Morj
Out of GalveMon.
HOI STON'. Tex, Aug. It An Associ
ated l'r.s representative st Galveston
reached Houston late last night, havinic
made trie trip by means of the luncb
Sunflower, an li-font Tow boat, aad an
automobi;e. II left Galveston at I
A. M He said that en route he slshted
the Sam Houston dredse boat wblch
bad been gtven up for lost by in own
ers IV headed fur Dickinson Ray." said
tha correspondent tontsbt. but were
delayed two hours when our boat brok
down. Finally a small rowboat came
aloes and we transferred to It and went
to lnhinon brtrlre. where w took an
aatomobll Into ttnuston."
Tba Associated Tresa man was ac
eompamed by a telephone lineman, who
rarrted a field telegraph Instrument.
They hoped to re-retablisa comntuntca
tta between Houston and tb Island
The Glveton eeawnll Is Inat. ac
cording to the word the two bronchi.
Tha causeway vn wasiird eut from
both ea.t and wet ent.. but the draw.
trllce was umnmred. The Galveston
seawall boulevard was waabed away for
several blorks from Seventeenth street
"The trnfic forve of the wind and
wares wfitrb battered the seawall at
;alveton ran be somrwhat estimated
front tne fart that tbe rtc gramt mon
On of City's Traps Uitk Ceasl
of Hears' talcs.
The mortality rata for house
flies bas gone upward with leaps
and bounds sine to establish
ment by tb City Health Bureau
of fly trap ststtons at bakeries,
restauranta and other places
wher foodstuffs ar handled. Th
file ar being exterminated In
Co-operating with the proprie
tors of the various establish
ments, tbe Health Bureau has had
big traps Installed. In several
places th trsps catch as many
I as :t.0 f'.lea each day. Tb
e trap ar designed to bold S
ounces of flies. It has been estl-
mated that trier ar H flies to
th ounce. Traps in som places
f ar emptied six time a day.
J which means a total of 2.4
4 files In a day for each of thes
Empires. What he wishes to achieve.
the advices say. Is the union of all
Creek territories, which. In his view.
Is only obtainable now by fighting
Accomplishment of Creek aspirations
by co-operatton with the entente allies
would. In the view of M. Venlxelos. as
outlined from Athens, hav been easier
before Italy entered the war, because
of the Occupation by Italy of Aegean
Island claimed by Greece and no'
further complicated by Greek expan
sion In Southern Albania, thus arous
ing Italian Jealousy.
M. Venlxelos. it is declared, may eon.
sent to th territory concessions In
th . Balkane oti the condition that
Greece maintain a predominant position
In tb peninsula, but her participa
tion with tha entente allies now Im
plies a greates. demand In the repre
sented view of M. Venlselos. since
Austro-uerman aurcesses augment tne
value of her Intervention.
The ox-Premier's object, the Athens
other row of houses in
the neighborhood. You have to Inves
tigate a bit before you see any differ
In the first place, these houses, two
stories In height, are going to rent for
frora tt to $12 50 a month. Or, rather,
the one-family houses, will rent for
$13.50. There will be 1 of these houses
when plans ar completed. There will
be 13 two-family houses at $10 for
each apartment, and four two-family
houses at U an apartment. The houses
have flv rooms, and bath: the apart
ments three rooms and a bath.
Profit Mot Alas.
The Idea Is not to make money, but
to provide a cheap house, and. at tbe
sam time a good one. for the poor
Th Octavta Hill Association does not
want to make money; that la does not
wsnt to mske much money. The asso
ciation pays a small dividend each year,
4 per cent, which Is less than the share
holders could make elsewhere with
Philanthropy and i per cent Is the
wsy Fred C. reld. superintendent ol
the organisation, sums up the motivef.
of Its members. "It Is not charity In
the sense that something Is given for
nothing. The Octavta Hill Association
standa In the position of a friendly
Th operation at Chatham and Cam
bria streets is different from any In
the city, except other similar opera
ttons that have been undertaken In the
past by the Octavla Hill Association
The plans call for the erection of 32
houses on Chatham, Gaul and Cambri
streets, and In the center of the lot 1
going to b a big open space that will
serve as a playground for the children
of th tenants In the daytime and as a
kind of melting pot for tbe adults a
night, where they may gather 'to talk
over their common problems: where
the men may sit and smoke their pipes.
under more favorable circumstances
than are afforded by the front-door
step, and where the women likewise
may gather, in the open air, to ex
chang tales of their Joys and sorrows.
Artlstte Touches Given.
It Is expected that all of the houses
will be ready for occupancy by October
1. and work la now being rushed. In
like most cheap dwellings, these are
VANCOUVER. Wash., Aug. 19. (Spe
cial) In Vancouver there are about
4000 voters, and of this number only
about 4-5 have registered. All must
have registered this year to vote at th
special election to be held here Tues
day. September 14, to bond the city fori
134.000 to care for the warrant Indent- I
edness which has been accumulating for I
So few have registered at this time I
It la thought the voting win be very I
light. The sentiment seems to be I
strongly in favor of bonding tbe city
in preference to making a special levy I
of mills to retire tbe warrants now
outstanding, amounting to about $31,-
J. B, L CASCADES I
I ASK FOR BOOKLET. )
BRISTLE GOODS DEP T
$L25 Hair Brush, double D On
bristle, cushion back OOu
$4 Cloth Brush, turtle! QQ
ebony, solid back flliOQ
$1 Pyralin Ivory Powder, COn
the box DOu
$4 Pyralin Ivory HairtO QQ
Brush at vti38
A few Cages, used for! 7Q
short time, reg. $3, sp'lsltl
SAMPLE ELECTRIC GOODS
General Electric Iron, O fif
special at aiU
Three-Heat 6tove, spe-gg yQ
Three-Heat Oven spe- in Q
cial at 3irS
CRUMB SETS PTococPn
nickel, S1.CO, f.2.00 $li3U
Bath Mitts. r)9r Base-
the pair i
advices declare, is to obtain for Greece
what favour achieved for Italy, and he k,m. ron.tmruH wlih an evn tit the
feels that she must hsv her national artstle effect. Some of the houses ore
aspirations of becoming a great power
In outheivetern Europe saiisrieo or
WASHINGTON MEN ARRIVE
Rr-nresenlatlTCS Humphrey and
Johnson Will Go on Trip Today.
Representative W. E. Humphrey, of
Seattle, a member of tbe committee.
arrived in Portland tonight, accom
panied by Representative Albert John
son, of Hoqulam. They will accompany
the committee Wednesday on the trip to
Crlllo. Tbe entire party will leave
special car on the O.-W. Has.
train, leaving here at 10 o clock this
morning, and will return over th same
road at T o'clock tonight.
Representative Humphrey waa with
the committee a part of the time while
In California. Representative Johnson
will accompany them to his home on
Grays Harbor, wnere some waterway
Improvement are needed.
Another arrival last night was R. A.
Foster, of Lewlston. Id.iho. represent
ing- the lewlston and Clarkston Com
mercial Clubs. He will confer with the
committee on tbe train today ralatlv
to proposed improvements In th Co
lumbia ard Snake rivers between
Celtlo and Lewiaton.
set bark a few inches from the strce
line to lend variety. Kach of them will
have a pretty little canopy over the
doorway and the usual monotony of
many of Philadelphia's rcd-brlck row
will be varied by other touches of the
builder s art.
The lot on which the houses are
erected is 165x212 feet. Deciding on an
extension of the activities, the Octavia
Hill Association studied the need close'
ly and decided on this locality. It is
said that the need of low-priced dwell-
ngs is great here, for the property
close to the Richmond coal docks and
la surrounded by many large industrial
A separate corporation, known as the
Philadelphia Model Homes Company,
was organixed. In order to finance this
latest undertaking. When the success
of this venture is demonstrated the
me company will carry along the
work In other neighborhoods. The en
tire cost, including the purchase of land
and erection of the dwellings, will be
$43,250. It Is calculated that the prop
erty will return a net Income of S.7
hen the association was established
it had a capital of $20,000. Now its
capitalization bas grown to $300,000
and it manages properties that total
value of $600,000.
rrorn tn tact mat tne pi granit mon-: He la aurw
uments at tna foot of Tremorrt street, f following cbl
CATHLAMET MAN' DEAD
George W. Jonro, Resident of Ore
gon Since 1S3, Dies.
CATHIAMET. Wash-. Aug. IS. .(Spe
cial.) George W. Jones, a well-known
resident of this place, died at hla home
here Medneaday of heart trouble.
He had been 111 for several years with
a complication of diseases. He was
born in Boon County. Iowa, Decem
ber :. li. and crossed tb plains
with his parents when seven yesrs
ol.l. He served In th Mo. loo t ar In
l:j snd In tbe ear'y 0s he
came lo Catblamet and In 1S married
Maude Graham, daughter of Judge
Jesse Graham, another ptonr.
la aurvtved by his widow and! the
AVENUE NAME IS CHANGED
South Half of Lockry Xow la East
Morrison, North Half East Alder.
Luckey avenue on the Eaat Side met
th unlucky fat Wednesday of having
Its long-cherished name sidetracked
for a new one. The Council adopted
resolution changing the name of the
south half of the avenue to Kast Mor
rison street and the north half to Kast
Kver since It bas been a street
It has been known as I.uckry avenue.
The residents out there liked tb nsme.
but th Council decided It was bother
some, as part of the street Is an ex
tension of Morrison street and the other
part an extension of Alder street.
torn from treir base, were hurled com- j f Klamath Falls: rs Maude Irving.
rieteiy across tne oooi.vard. while Frank. Bruce and George Jones, of
many o: tn iron light poles were up- this place. Th funeral will be held
roote-i rrr-m fetr roncrete bases and,Fndar from tb Congregational
o own tor oiovaa. saia in correspon- church.
The ivrn was predicted two dars I
l.7H:re.V.nderV7e.i VETERAN CLERK TO REST
amrle time to seek a pis-- of safety." I
Wbile th storm was at Ita betcbt.
f - res began to break out. At ( o' duck
M.vr-day n.fht the first alarm was
sounded. Th wind was blowing at ts
miles an hour. Horses attached to knee
w sgoes were terrified by the storm and
refused to move. Firemen pulled the
hw from the wo and ran with tt
half a mtle to the ftre. I'pon their ar
rival, however, the watar supply had
been destroyed- Th ftr burned Iteelf
out. This occurrence was repeated half
a score of times during the period of
""When at 1 A. M. today we left th
Island cttv th ftr practically had coa.
fined Itself to lh structure f;rst at
tacked and danger of a disastrous con
flagration arpeared to b over.
"During tn stoma It ts estimated
that 1 iarxe steamer moored to tb
wharf front brok from their fasten
ing arvl drifted out lata th Oalvssroa
Hay. frwvaa of them ar aground. Tn
sajoa c th vessels wr not ascwr-
Commlaaioncr Dleek Grants Leave
on learning of Indisposition.
J. B. Oehr. veteran clerk In th city
building bureau. Is to get th three I nj
mon in sr teav oi aoeence ne asaea ror
from Commissioner Dierk. Tb requ:
at first was dented, but yesterdsy Mr.
Gehr was Informed that If h would
make application la writing th leave
would be granted.
Mr. Gehr says his reason for wanting
to got away is because of the poor
condition of his eyes, due to th poor
lighting conditions where he works at
tbe City Hall. Commissioner Tleck says
be did not know this waa th reason
th leave waa asked when the request
was rejected at first. His leave of
abnc will b without pay.
STEAMER SCRAPES REEF
Northern Pacific ToncJiea' Hock,
Making San Francisco.
SAN FRANCISCO. Aug. 11 Passen
gers who arrived here laat night from
Portland on the Great northern Steam
ship Company's liner Northern Pacific
ay that the big turblner. which hal
700 passengers on board, scraped the
reef on th north side of Alcatras Is
land. In this harbor.
Th ship entered th harbor In a
dens fog. There waa no panic, the
passengers say. as the shock was slight
the vessel almost immediately
swung out Into the channel.
MOCLIPS HAS $20,000 FIRE
Beach Reaort Hotel Patron
Forced to Flee From Blase.
WhUa men weary eoavevbat ef restaurant
far, heme cooking aval mora at aa aid
ABERDEEN. Wash, Aug. 11 (Spe
cial.) Fir caused damage to the
amount of $!0. 000 at Moclips, a Grays
Harbor ocean beach resort Wednesday.
when an early morning blaze destroyed
two hotels, a store, a dancing pavilion
and three cottages. Th hotels, the
Leland and th McCammon, were each
DIVA TO SING FOR MR. TAFT
Only Newspapermen Will Attend
Madame Jomelll has promised to sing
for ex-President Taft and the members
of the Portland Press Club at the
breakfast-luncheon to be given to Mr.
Taft Sunday at 1 o'clock at the Benson
The breakfast will be exclusively
for members of the Press Club and
active newspapermen of Portland.
Addresses will be delivered by Edgar
B. Piper, John F. Carroll and B. F.
Following the Press Club breakfast
Mr. Taft will be taken on a trip over
the Columbia Highway. Mr. Taft ii
expected in Portland at 12:15 Sunday.
25c CastorlTn 25c BaylQn
Oil lib Rum I 31
25c Glycer ine and Rose 1 7 n
Water at. 1st
25c Strong- Ammonia nowjJ(J
$1 Chocolate Coated Tab- QCp
lets, Cascara, five-grain... 0Ju
25c Comp. L.icorlce Pow-IQn
der at 10-
10c Sodium Bl-Tp Main
USE THIS COUPON
20 EXTRA 20
Bring- this cou
pon and get 20
extra "S. & H."
on your first $1
cash p u r c h ase
--.a n .. v. i
stamps on balance of pur
chase. Good first three
floors Friday, August 20.
Salts, Sterling Silver Da- EQr
25c Pears' Glycerine Soap, I C .
. I WW
25c Euthymol I Cn
Tooth Paste.. H
A GOOD PHOTO memento'
an enjoyable vacation trip.
Get an Ansco Kodak, then
you will be well equipped
for qui c Is and perfect work.
UU I Ltn I Brandt Strop 07
and a S2.00 Razor for.
$1.75 DeskClocks now QQr
11.25 Alarm Clocks, one
"THERMOS" c e V w'i ?"
leather or wicker carrying cases
We Re sharpen 0 fin Am an
- Mala Floor.
$1 Gilt-Edge Correspond- CQn
ence Cards, special UvU
25c Wood-Lark Linen, perl On
10c Tourists Package for Cn
the picnic Wu
faper .Plates, eight-men, 9 Co
six for. e.vv
35c Telephone Tablets 2 1 Q
E x tV k'H 'o 1 Is' Cn Main
at w Floor
INSIDE WALL FINISHES
A 1 a b a s tine Wall Tints, Cn.
" Flat - Tone " Paint CO OC
washable the gallon...
' Scar - Not," Waterproof Qflfi
Varnish, the Quart OUu
Oil Stains for woodwork.
Flat White Paint, primed 4 Co
for enamel, the Dint v"
White "Kuameloid." one-
"Flaxtop," for washing wood
work before painting, the Ofln
Wide Tinting Brushes J QQ
Painting Brushes O Baae
at 35c to. W meat.
PflNFlY 40c pound Cream
UrtllU I Wafers, wintergr e e n
and peppermint flavors, OQ
special at avli
35o pound Cocoa-nut Dit-Oln
ties, special at Zfli
30c pound Assorted Chocolate
Squares. Chips and Horjey-7p
THESE $1 AND $1.25
Pure Old Bourbon.
uuenu uin. . . .
Pluto 00m Hunyadi
Water. . . a.40
Bythlnla I On uase-
Water.... wu ment.
50c Glover's Mange Kem-
-rt v fit
buc .faricer s nair xa.ioBe.
50c Angiers' Emulsion Jgg
1 Caldwell's Syrup PeP'JQJ
$1 Paine's Celery Com-OQp
pound at "X"
boc ue w itt s -js n -"
Kidney Pills.. vtU Floor.
LADIES' HANDBAGS SPECIALLY REDUCED
Values upQ7f Vals.up I OQ 1'als.npf O OQ al.un0 HQ
W I U to S3..10V I IWU to KSJMVSIVU lonjuwi'v
to ST.SU 1
A BOOK OF B. at H. OEEEN STAMPS
SAVED IS SEVERAL DOLLARS EARNED
ALDrE STREET AT WEST PABK MAE SHALL 470Q-H0ME A6I7I J
STAMPS with all ice
cream or soda pur
chases in our Tea
Roora or at the Soda
Fountain from 2 P.
M. until we close at 9
WEDDED 'DOII'IS' GIVEN
PAIR, 76 AND 86, MARRIED FOR BS
YEARS, EXPLAIN HAPPINESS.
EXTENSION PLANS READY
Union Avenue Improvement Pro
ceedings to Be Started Soon.
Plans have been completed and pro
ceedings will be started within a few
Wives Urged to Keep Young; by Going;
Dance and Movies Tend
Children Yourself, Is Advice.
PHILADELPHIA, Pa., Aug. 15. How
to make the wedded Hie nappy was
days for the extension of Union avenue told by Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Bitting,
from its present end northward to the who observed the 69th anniversary of
city limits to form a connection with their marriage In their home, 1108 Por-
the south approach to the proposed ter street.
interstate bridge. The proceedings Any young married pair can steer
contemplated call for grading and for clear of the divorce courts and remain
the construction of a viaduct over the hatmv if they will use a little common
O.-W. R. & N. tracks. sense, say the aged pair. Mrs. Bitttng's
Proceedings recently were completed rerine for marital smoothness follows:
for the extension of the street. This In- I "Make it a point to be good natured
volved the acquisition of a right ofin the morning and the rest of the day
way. u ne proceedings now are ior tne win take care of Itself.
grading and the viaduct. After that "When your husband gets cranky put
worn is oone proceeuings will De Start- nn vnur bonnet and walk out or tne
ed for the paving. I house. Remain away until you think
he is worrying about you.
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NICKELS TO PAY EXPENSES ut ot bed ln the middle of the niBht
and waiir. tne iioor wiui me utxuy. nc
Idaboan Going to Fair With 3570
Coins of Buffalo Design,
SPOKANE. Wash., Aug. 19. (Spe
cial.) Carrying 3570 Buffalo nickels for
expenses on his trip to the Panama-
Pacific Exposition, A. 6. Trosper, pro
prietor of the Carom Club, at Coeut
d'Alene, Idaho, arrived in the city
Wednesday in his automobile, accom
panied by his wife. They are en route
to San Francisco. Mr. Trosper said:
We have been putting aside all our
Buffalo nickels for the past two years
and I expect to pay for everything In
this kind of money en route. We ex
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na aa tv-j are nrnvirferi with i-amn nr auowiiu B. uu iw nc.c. .......
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wants to brace up on tne cooKing ac-
FILMS TO TEACH MOTHERS .17
courts. When I married I anchored my
husband to his home by becoming the
best pie-maker in the neighborhood.
Soggy potatoes and ournt steaa win
start a matrimonial breeze in almost
any home, that may later develop into
If your husband is economical and
good business head, let mm
has worked hard all day to earn money.
and there is no reason why he should
do your work.
'Don't make a sissy out of your nus-
band by insisting that he ask your per
mission every time he wants to go out.
"Keep yourself young by going to
dances and to the 'movies. I have
danced ever since I was a little girl,
and I go to dances now, though I am
76 years old.
"Don't get nasty 11 your nusDana
loses his job. Ten to one. if you give
him a little encouragement, he will go
out and get another before the family
treasury becomes empty.
Don't Interfere with your husband's
hobbies. 1 1 never interfered with my
handle the money. It makes him feel
more like a man.
"Always remember that your Job is to
run the home and care for the children.
Don't try to saddle any of this work on
to your husband after he has worked
hard all day."
Mr. Bitting is 86 years old, and he
said he had the best wife in Phila
delphia. Here is his advice to young
husbands on how to treat a wife:
"Don't lay all your bad luck on to
your wife; ten to one, you are to blame
"Keep the honeymoon going until the
end of time.
"Get a steady job and hang on to it
for dear life; I held one job for 40
"Don't try to keep your wife tied up
In the house all the time.
"Don't grunt and groan like a miser
every time your wife asks for a new
"Don't try tto tell your wife how to
run tne nouse, tor sue Knows more
about it than you do.
' Don't take sides with the kids
against your wife, for such doings split
up the home."
Mrs. Bitting before her marriage was
Katherine Applegate. daughter of an
old-time Philadelphia tavernkeeper.
The pair have live children, five grand
children and 13 great-grandchildren.
the American Society for Psychical Re
search, have both had communications
from him from the spirit -world. Miss
Pope wouldn't discuss her experiences
In the Lusitanla disaster.
A man who inquired for Professor
Friend and Miss Pope at the Cunard
offices in New York immediately after
the disaster, when told that Miss Pope
was safe, but Friend was still missing,
exclaimed, as he turned away: "I knew
he was dead before I came in here."
Leaves Instead of Clothes.
Clothes have been found detrimental
to the health of natives on the Gilbert
and Ellice groups of Pacific islands.
The former costume was a kilt of
leaves, put on after the body had been
rubbed with cocoanut oil, a mere slip
on, as it were.
Dangers Surrounding Food Supplies
to Be Shown ln St. Paul.
ST. PAUL. Minn.. Aug. 17 Motion
pictures will be used in an effort to
educate women to the necessity of pro
viding absolutely clean food for their has a
babies in the hot weather.
"The Long vs. the Short -Haul" Is
the title of a movie that soon will be
shewn In several St. Paul theaters.
Representative dirty dairies, dis
eased rows, hot railroad platforms,
flies and other drawbacks to the purity
and wholesomeness of the supply will
be Fhom-n tn the picture.
LUS1TANIA SPIRIT HEARD
New York Psychic Says Message
From Dead Confirmed.
NEW YORK, Aug. 15. Miss Theodate
Pope, of Farmington, Conn., daughter
of the late Alfred Pope, of Cleveland,
and one of the founders of the Ameri
can Society for Psychical Research, has
returned to New York after a visit to
London to confer with Sir Oliver Lodge,
of the' Ixndon society.
Miss Pope crossed on the Lusitania
and was picked up for dead after the
ship was torpedoed. Her body was
placed in the Queenstown morgue, but
a physician discovered signs of life and
she was revived.
Accompanying Miss Pope to England
was Professor Edwin William Friend, i
secretary of the American society and
a young Harvard graduate. He was
When asked about statements that
since his death Friend has sent mes
sages to his widow and to former as
sociates. Miss Pope said she herself
had had no communication from him,
but that' she knows the widow and
James H. Hyslop, present secretary of
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