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THE MORNIXG OREGONIAN, TUESDAT, NOVEMBER 2. 1915.
STATE RESTS CASE
IN TRIM FOR AM
Conversation Between Mordie,
Keeney and Woolettes Re
. peated by W. A. Groce.
"STAND PAT" PLEDGE MADE
Captain or Fire Kepartment De
clares He Heard Suspect Tell
of Difficulty in Kscaping
From Lombard -Street Fire.
Conversations overheard by W. A.
Groce, a captain of the Are department,
between Mortfie Keeney, Mrs. Keeney,
George Woolette and Mrs. "Woolette
on the night of September 12, were
repeated today in Judge Gantenbein's
court in the trial of Keeney. who is
charged with arson. Mr. . and Mrs.
Woolette have testified for thV state.
Groce declared he first heard them
grree to "stand pat." Later Keeney
Baid that he was afraid they had moved
too much furniture out of the house,
nd also that he was afraid that Grant
Hawley, who testified to helping Mont
Akeyson and Woolette mix linseed oil
and turpentine, might talk. Keeney
had declared that if they got him In
jail ho would stand pat, and later, in
a, reminiscent mood, had said that they
had had a mighty hard time getting
away from the Lombard-street house
after it was fired because of a street
light close to the building. .
Other "John" Mentioned.
jroce testified that he overheard
reierences to the "Kennedy job," the
"Mount Scott job" and the "Lombard
job, Keeney saying, among other
things in connection with the "Mount
eieott 30b, that he knew the insurance
had been paid as he had received li
share of the money.
Monty Akeyson also was a witness
for the state. He admitted touching
me match which fired the Lombard
street house, Kearney standing on
Kiiard meantime. He insisted that he
had no intention of participating in the
actual burning of the house, but finally
consenieu to no so because or bis sister,
Mrs. George Woolette.
On croES-examination he was asked
by Attorney Robert L. Maguire, repre
senting Keeney, as to whether he had
not declared in an interview at the
Carlton Hotel and in another lawyer's
ott ice tnat Keeney was innocent. Akey
.u uommea snieiaing Keeney, ex
plaining that at that time he believed
ootn ne and Keeney could "bluff
out." Later he had decided to tell the
truth, after being apprised of the ex
tent to which the District Attorney's
omce naa him involved.
Kfeney on Stand.
At the conclusion of the state's case
Jeeney took the stand and was still on
uirect examination when court ad
journed. So far he had given no af-
lu mauve testimony, but denied cate
gorically practically all the testimony
Involving him given by Mr. and Mrs.'
Woolette. Mrs. Sanford Currier, Grant
Hawley and Akeyson.
Oglesby Toung. attorney, also was a
-witness for the defense, being called
to prove that he had been paid J65 by
Keeney to foreclose a ' mortgage as
signed to Keeney by. the Woolettes.
The state alleges that checks totaling
95.- given by Mrs. Woolette to Keeney,
were in payment for his destruction of
the Lombard-street house. The defense
contends that they were given In the
Keeney admitted being at the Lombard-street
house the afternoon that
Woolette and Akeyson were putting pa
per on the walls subsequent to . the
plaster being removed. He said, though,
that he had heard Woolette talk of re
pairing the house and thought that was
what they were doing. He also ad
mitted being the agent who purchased
the property for the Woolettes.
SOTHERN MASTERPIECE ON
"The Final Judgment" With Ethel
Barrymore Next National Film.
"In the Palace of the King." a fea
ture play of unusual merit, is the of
fering at the National Theater, ending
tonight. Closely following the famous
novel by Marion Crawford and the play
which brought note to the late E. H.
Sothern. "In the Palace of the King" has
called for and received all the in
genuity and resourcefulness ' of the
maker of silent drama.
The cast includes ten famous ' film
stars, headed by E. J. Radcliff. Five
thousand persons took part, the length
01 me pmy oemg in six acts, involv
ing 6000 feet of film. The jealousies
between King Philip II of Spain and
his conquering brother, Don John, with
plot and counter-plot, is the theme so
well known. Exact reproductions of the
court scenes have been made, with
the costuming of consistent nature.
Besides the feature and clever com
edy. Joe Roberts, the banjoiat. is an
added attraction. Beginning- tomor
row Miss Ethel Barrymore will appear
In the six-act drama. "The Final Judg
ment." This is from the pen of George
Scarborough, the author of "The Lure"
and other successes. It Is an Intensely
dramatic story, involving more than the
ordinary excitement and intenseness of
berry juice submitted by students o
the public and private schools and uni
versities of Oregon, ended Sunday.
skmgs arriving by mail yesterday will
be accepted, however, as the committee
will take into consideration that on
Sunday no mail was handled from
George E. Waggoner is chairman of
the Ad Club song .committee. He and
his fellow-commltteemen have been
fairly swamped by the avalanche
of lyric praise of the loganberry and
its juice. The object of the contest,
which was to awaken interest in the
loganberry industry through the state
as a preliminary to a Nation-wide ad
vertising campaign, has already been
First prize in the contest is $125, and
second and third prizes are $75 and $50
The Ad Club Quartet and other sing
ers will try out .some of the songs at
the Manufacturers' and Land Products
Show the night of November 5, next
LADY GREGORY COMING
LBt'TlRBS ON IIIKLAM) TO. BE
UIVKX OVKMBlill IS AND liO.
'Laafsliter In Ireland' and "The Irish
Theater" to Be Topic of the
Noted Irish Anthor.
Interpretations of Irish literature
from the standpoint of the people of
that race will be presented in Portland
by Lady -Augusta Gregory, one of the
foremost founders of the Irish Na
tional Theater movement, who will
give two lectures in the new Couch
School auditorium on the evenings of
November 18 and 20. The subject of
the first lecture will be "Laughter In
t 1 Zj'
t f ' "
Lady Augusta Gregory, Irish
Writer, Who Will Lecture In
Portland November IS and -O.
Ireland" and of the second. "The Irish
Theater." The second lecture prom
ises to be of particular interest be
cause of the fact that Lady Gregory
will discuss the movement of which
she is one of 'the leaders.
Lady Gregory will speak here under
the auspices of the Portland Educa
tion Association. She is making a tour
of this country and is lecturing in the
leading cities. This will be the first
time she has ever lectured west of
Lady Gregory will arrive in Portland
November 17. She will be given a, re
ception by the Portland Education As
sociation on the evening of November
19. At that time Portland people who
are interested in literature and the
drama and particularly educators will
be given an opportunity to meet her.
Lady Gregory has been styled the
greatest interpreter of Irish supersti
tions and beliefs and she has a wide
renown as a playwright and authoress.
She began writing about 15 years ago,
feeling that the Jrishman was never
presented properly on the stage and in
literature. Bernard Shaw calls her the
greatest living Irishwoman.
ESCAPES FROM STRA1TJACKET
AND CAN ARE THRILLING.
MARSHFIELD IS GUESSING
Mayoralty Aspirants Under Cover
and Primary Occurs Monday.
MARSHFIKLD. Or.. Nov. l.(Spe
cial.) Uncertainty prevails In this city
ns to who will be the candidate for
Mayor. To date there is not one an
nounced candidate, and the primary
occurs next Monday. A number of
men are mentioned as probable candi
dates, but it seems to be a waiting
The people who were opposed to
prohibition assert they . are the pro
gressives, and those who were for tem
perance mae the same assertion. For
the first named these candidates are
taiKea or: Dr. K. E. straw, who served
eight years: Carl W. Evertson. nn
Alderman; Harry J. Kimball, an Alder
man. On the other side W. A. Keirt
real estate man. and It. A. Copple, are
The ballots will be blank and each
elector must write the names of his
SONG WRITERS END TASK
Ad Club Contest to Advertise Logan
berry Brings Many Lyrics.
The Portland Ad Club's j;r.O prize
contest for the . best songs on logan-
Ha-nralian Musical Act In DaMblns Num
ber on Programme Clever Col
ored Folk Are Pleasing.
How does he do it?" gasps the
Pantages audience as the mysterious
Hardeen jams himself into a can filled
with water and lets it be locked in six
places. The can is air-tight and water
tight and an assistant stands near to
break it with an ax if after a certain
length of time Hardeen does not get
Another amazing feat by the puz
zling mystic is his victory over the
traitjacket. A number of men from
me aauience witn handcuffs are called
for. and one officer hHn ...
jacket. He tears and wrestles and
lumuies on tne stage until finally he
has gradually worked his way out of
it. Three pairs of handcuffs are locked
about his wrists and he gets them off.
nanas are locked behind him and
he easily releases them.
A dashing number on the Pantages
bill is the Hawaiian act by Trine West
and her splendid company. Sweet
ballads of the Southern isles, melodies
wistful and fascinating, are the gifts
of these two girls and four men, who
in regular Hawaiian costume play,
sing and dance.
Two clever colored folk and a good
looking, man with a great big voice
are Howard and Fields, who" have
f. funny and melodious number with
a dining-car setting. The minstrel lads
are makers of song and dispensers of
Mabel Johnson is perfectly uncanny
with her queer little dummy. Her
ability as a ventroloquist is so keen
that she fairly makes her "partner"
live. Her sketch is breezy and happy.
Alexander . Patty. "the upside-down
genius." Is as skillful and clever with
his balancing stunts as can be.-
"A bit of melody and a bit of mirth,"
by the Longworths, is a number of
well-sung and played attractive num
bers and a whole mass of- tingling
comedy by two attractive people.
CHANGE OF COURT DENIED
Ureshum Bank Officials Charge
Judge Met; inn With Prejudice.
Refusing to admit bim.elf prejudiced.
Circuit Judge McGinn yesterday morn
ing overruled defendant's motion de
manding the reassignment of the four
remaining Bank of Greshant cases to
The det't-ndants who. in addition to
the bank, are John G. Sleret, O. A. East
man and Dr. J. M. Short, officials of
that institution, charged in their affi
davits that "the judge before whom said
cases are pending is so - prejudiced
against the defendants and each of
them, and against the defense 'of each
of them, that utither can expect an
Our nintfi-floor tearoom Fresh, piping hot from
offers you , daintily served . our own ovens- eat deli
appetizing viands at. mod- cious cakes and pastries at . .
est prices. the dairy lunch.
oes Inauguration Month'' Mean?
Out-of-town MAIL OR
DERS filled from this and
all our ads if received with
in three days.
The Dutch Room for
men to eat, meet and con
versea congenial atmos
phere. Smoke if you like.
Wednesday Comes the
Great Semi-Annual Sale
of Beds and Bedding !
grassand JVJetal geds
Qstermoor and Qther Qood
Vattresses 9Q to ggV3
pIankets and household
jinens Qreatly Reduced
Portland has learned to know the tremen
dous importance of this event!
We plan it months ahead Manufacturers
know we expect them to assist us in giving
immense values. ..
See the Tuesday evening and Wednesday
morning papers for full details.
It means the inaugurating of merchandising service on a new
high plane, made possible by this vast new store now completed!
The old expression that we learned at school, "In unity there
is strength," is the keynote of our ability to sell highest quality
merchandise at lowest prices. - And not only that, but to provide,
conveniences that make shopping comfortable and pleasant.
The union of 75 . inner stores under one great roof brings
selling costs to a new low level. And the proof of merchandis
ing efficiency in this store.is repeated a thousand times as you
price the new goods.
"Inauguration month" IS an event that means much to YOU.
i - . -
Here's NEWS to Interest Every Man
Ms&'$1.50-$2' Sfe2 $1
100 dozen soft-cuff shirts. Every one
NEW, fresh and perfect every one in a
DESIRABLE pattern, the sort wanted now
-every one shows BEST workmanship
and finish. On sale today Main Floor.
Madras and fine mercerized fabrics a wonder
ful selection of neat plain and beautiful fancy ,
stripes in every color you could -wish for. AU
sizes, 14 to 174, in this great special purchase.
Made to Sell From Q -
$1.50 to $2- Today p J
50 Dozen Men's Bathroom Slippers. All
.oiors. - worm auc fair, fcxtra Special 29c.
Now for the gig thanksgiving Ljnen Sale!
erJnctfoUJ Sthef rou.nd the festive board Thanksgiving let some of this beautiful napery cover your table.
Big reductions on fine table linens throughout the department. Here are a few of the big savines:
$325 Tablecloths, $2.50
Pure linen in a heavy fine weave. New circular patterns in floral and
$3.75 Cloths ..$3.00 $3.75 Napkins to match,
fo loins $3.oO size 22x22, dozen. $3.00
$10.00 Colored Sets, $5.00 ,
Pure linen table sets. Of heavy colored linen, with
scalloped edges. Set of round cloth and dozen nap
kins. Blue or gold.
$11.00 Sets .$5.50 $12.00 Sets ..... .$6.00
$1.00 Lunch Cloths, 75c
Hemstitched linen lunch cloths a yard square.
Pretty floral patterns. .
yacuum ashers gg
, $7.50 Ta ble Cloths, $5.00
Pure Irish linen table cloths. Large size, 90x108 inches,
Just a line about ike
absolutely new things
as they are unbacked in
the Receiving Room
oejore they are adver
tised. From Germany Unique lit
tle flowered china Potpourris,
delightfully fragrant 50r.
Turquoise, apple, yellow, lav
ender and rose du Barry Lily
Bowls of English porcelain in
five delicate shades to har
monize with . various color
schemes 3 sizes.
For men who travel collaps
ible coat and trouser hangers
that fold into a pocket-size
leather case 50p.
For babies The Yarn Twins-
cunning little babies made of
white with pink or blue yarn
For children cunning little
pencil sharpeners with appro
priate verse 50.
Artistic little match scratch
es, black with flowers, or sail
Maline laces white, ecru and
two-toned 18 to 45 inches, St.
Gall embroidered in Lierre and
applique designs $1.50 to $4
Main Floor, Fifth. Street
that make washing
easy and safe. Con
structed so that they
will not injure the
finest fabrics and
will wash heavy
goods equally well. -
A perforated soap
the soap and does
away with its han
dling. . The illustra
tion shows the meth
od. Special for Tues
day at 59c.
A full and complete line of carpen
ters' and builders' tools. Visit our big
Basement Hardware Store.
levv Wirthmor Rlouses
for Tuesday at fT AH
Exceptionally pretty models this time. They incorporate
the same high quality of material and style found in higher
Voiles, Fiber Silks and fine
Shirtings make these Blouses
practical for many kinds of wear. Some are semi-tailored,
others quite severe, while many are sheer and dressy. Four
new models today at SI. 00.
fA.w Fourth Floor, Central.
Cluny Lace Scarfs and Centers
Hand-made Cluny pieces at about 1-3 less than
24-inch Centers ..$2.98 18x36-inch Scarfs $3.98
45-inch Centers. . .$6.98 18x52-inch Scarfs $4.98
$1.25 Table Damask, $1.00
Our special damask, that could not be bought
wholesale today at this price. Full 70 inches wide.
Buy it now at $1.00 a yard.
Second Floor, Fifth Street.'
Those TVfgw plush oats
are vastly becoming in "
fact, they're so pretty and
becoming that they sell
just as fast as we can
bring them out from New .
Smart little fur
trimmed and belted
models are chic.
Not only pretty, but
practical, for they are
warm and wear excep
Besides the plushes, new
velour coats are being re
Priced from $19.50 to $85.
t We Are Exclusive Agents for the
pamous gouth gend
Used in over a thousand Portland homes daily gaining
For construction, durability
: and convenience, the "South
Bend" is unsurpassed.
Burns wood and coal and
has, as combination, alumi
num fused metal lining
. The polished steel finish does away
with 'all necessity for "polishing."
Come in and see these splendid
"lifetime stoves" before you
are ready to buy your range.
Eighth Floor, Sixth Street.
Needlework "Invincible" S" $16 50
Dresser Scarfs $1.75
Pure linen scarfs, lace edged, to be
embroidered in white or colors. New
Finished Sets $125
- Dresser . scarf and pin cushion of ;
fine white lawn, scalloped in dainty
Stamped Gowns -$1.25
Ready made, stamped in pretty
new designs, to. be - embroidered.
Guest Towels 35c
Some hemstitched "with colored dots
in hems, others to be scalloped. In
dainty cross-stitch, and .lazy-dazy de
signs. Second Floor, Sixth Street.
Skirts Cut to Measure Free
A new service in our Woolen Dress Goods
Department. If materials are purchased here
your skirt cut to measure without charge by
a man tauor.
Second Floor, Fifth Street.
The- Q.uAi.m' Stor,e of- Portland
The BEST Suit at $16.50 Ever
Sold by This or Any
Other Store '
A suit that any man might
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namr " ' l.lA'Jii
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o fiKViutij x es : But not thai
merely style, individuality, fine tai- ' yj
lorinc: worlcma-nsViin nnrl -finicVi olvnn. !,fU
U 7 - - - J' V -A.iXAWHA UUV fit ,
par. - fi5f
T. ; - ... Tl IrTlifTi,,!
iccue, cassuneres, nomespuns, silk- !l n i.'iij'' V9
...j.u Yvyji .-.LCU3, JlldUl gl ilj, UTUVV Il, piaiOS, ;
checks and stripes.
Newest Fall and Winter styles and pat--terns.
Guaranteed ALL WOOL materials
hand tailored throughout. English,
n regular and box-back models. Some
with fashionable soft roll lapel and ,
patch pockets. Bartlctt patent non
sag pocket is an "Invincible" fea
ture. Suppose you see these fine "In
vincibles" before buying a new $20 or
$25 suit elsewhere. We think you will
decide that an "Invincible" at $16.50
is the better investment. See them
today ! Third Floor. Fifth Street.
Pi- B SI
Pierce County Foand to Be Worst
Section in Washington.
OL.YMPIA. Wash.. Nov. 1. (Special.)
During the last 16 months the tuber
culin test has been applied to IS, 595
animals, more than one-tenth of the
17S.000 dairy cons in Washington, and
1502 tubercular cows have been discov
ered, according to statistics compiled
by the state department of agriculture.
Pierce County was found to be the
worst, section for . bovine tuberoulosis,
17 per cent of the. cows tested proving
reactors. Outside of Pierce County
only about 5 per cent of the cows tested
Under the new compensation law.
which became effective June 10, 6555
tests have been made. 294 reactors be
ins discovered. As an examp e of how
this law Is working out. Agricultural
Commissioner H. T. Graves has tab
ulated the cases of 209 cows slaugh
tered, for which final settlement has
been made. -
Nt(r'I Indian Aoinan Off to See T'alr
- K1aA.MA.TH FALLS. Or., Isov. 1.
(Special.) W'lnema, the most pictur
esque of the Klamath Indian women,
left Klamath Fa.lls Friday to- be In at
tendance at the fair at San Francisco
on Oregon day. She had intended to
leave In time to be there for Klamath
day, but, as she lives at Yainas sub
agency, on the reservation, -50 miles
from the railway, she missed the train
on the day she Intended' to leave. It
was Winema who acted as interpreter
for the peace commission at the time
of their massacre in the lava beds
during the Modoc War. She is an in
telligent woman and the mother of Jeff
Kiddle, . tho . Indian .author. Although
75. years of age, her mind is perfect!'
clear as to the events of her life.
October Rainfall In Astoria Heavy.
ASTORIA. Or., Nov. 1. (Special.)
October was an . exceptionally wet
month in Astoria. According to the
records, in Weather Observer Gilmore's
office, the total rainfall for the month
was 7.20 Inches, or 1.3 inches In excess
of the average for the corresponding
month of previous years. Rain fell on
IS days, and the greatest amount of
precipitation during any 24 hours was
1.06 inches, November 24... The highest
temperature was 72 and the lowest was
42 degrees above zero.
' Mill Kniployc Is l ound Dead.
CATHLAMBT, Wash.. Nov. 1. (Spe
cial. )rAlbert Raymond, an employe of
the Cathlaniet Timber Company, was
found dead late yesterday on the roll
way of the company. The cause of
death was unknown. The body was
taken to Portland. He was 21 years
old and leaves a mother at Yacolt,
WoFh. He was a member of the Moo.se
Lodge of Astoria, Or.
Torontu last year sold 15.000,000 wortb
of .municipal utbcnturoi. - - .