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About Morning Oregonian. (Portland, Or.) 1861-1937 | View Entire Issue (Nov. 26, 1915)
VOL. NO. 17.IO.T.
IC)i:TLAM, OIIUGON, FKIDAY, SOVE3IBER 20. 1015.
TRICE FIVE CENTS.
TORNADO STRIKES '
HOT SPRINGS, ARK.
Tttl'XVK KEPOKTED KILLED
AND 30 IXJCBED.
COMEDY OF ERRORS
TRAGEDY IS SEQUEL
GREER IS CARRIED
TO GLOOMY HOIS
TO HOLIDAY DINNER
GERMANS OF PLOTS
CHILEAN SHIP LOST
WITH ENTIRE GREW
pu Storm Victim.
OVER CLUB, 15-2
Bezdek's Men Avenge
Long Defeat Series.
lk !.: tiikown ay hy
m:iivat. iu.xu miing.
HOW AllU HILI.MAV. OF AMITY
KILLS WIVK AM) KW
VANCOUVER COAST IS SCENE
Canadian Vessel Unable to Aid
as Victims Drov.n.
RESCUE ATTEMPT FUTILE
r.-Uml Mrnnfr lir and
elrhe" Trriw ! - lnnl
, Dooenre! (rail lr Plewa and
Wa-h Un lo tweth.
T .. "a.". I fr''!
S .! . l lh t.djer lonljM frona
, i.-fei. P. f. star thai !" 'hilee
f i't-icff4 fear-m.etaw Iron eh:p Crl
Jl.o naa b la
-Ml aaft4. mimhfir)f bu . i. era
T '' d-ee a.riore bafore
a teerifnc aonf.h.we.1 seta eae mil ea.t
ef L.el Kk, . ew
tne weal ro.l ef Vawo'.ef l..ta4.
The vei.i we pjn.ied I ptce eft''
several hours cf battering ew t h
ivii. trie big windjammer beln
r -Tirk for (" iiitnik breaker
0pn ever ner.
II f rM( rwk l her.eif. Ihe t It-a -
r l'i-tti.r l:ltr.i steamer I'r .-'
M. V. I'aetail t;.;; attempts
l rv.ru of I h n
i:n( a; te vrlo part of the
rtkH crft. . let !. iremaw
. e ses.e fianifltf tnhre she a . ib
te t u'- e.4 tie crew ot he
Oh-O e.r were washes eff aMi
fnnii eere br " ti i h I rf Iris
'n ee te I'r Maiming, kelp
ie. t aud.
(fin Ba It - IKsl ll
f K'twl Wt .! I t. Hi Mp
)'"( ( j4 rtkm ef ctata
T Cfl lp cnrm(M!tJ b
r't;u riin ir, bm4i:I from
t..t. V.n Ma lloaol u . lo '''!
o.4H la ' bom at
';'! tu U'.l hha waa trmrrl)r I It a
h rt'u.i nip K.aroa. aad waa a aaaaal
l aat ton, f ia waa owpad by
l a: kr l;rnin. an I rSltrra4 at
TRAIN DYNAMITED: 80 DIE
Ivanrjtt ltvr Acif k on knr fir
la.n;t. t. No :;-;iiMy tr
on ki:if thm d ? Bm itintf of
t on tft N national Un of Miro
birt r li hrf fontiM
T r i ii crt Ih i roata h tiot brn
t fm nijn.
Ttm ottry t 0- n lfifr-j-M for H
rt i motrt wiiri ln-ltt. It
it 1 VilT. army.
GERMAN AIRMEN FROZEN
Hnaalana Allow riant' lo lintrr and
frO( I nnreal.
rr:TK'"R r. a lnon. N.
Tu. boi'a of two lirmaa arronaot..
ct"l and tbnf ef ao aaroplana of
l -ia AjB-arrea trp. war diro"d to-!
aT lr a nnr near tini. TRa men I
tat beair froeen t d':n F
Tl. AIbatro-a wa prmitlai to ero.j '
I 1m l:riiA:rl )lr,. t -a9 Waa thrn
j t br a f)o.- ef I: i...ia airirafl.
JAPANESE GUNS ARRIVING
):aln Co-etiwralloi In tValkane
rrlr o fW-;ln !an.
A e:4rarn rcai4 rr from He
It aar t"at (real rncf nm.nli of
brew Jarane.a svia. are amalna daily
at CMa en O Ha'. r roj ef
II U nfrrd !! co-operation ef
!: i.aian firve la tn I'.alkan rem-
I4Jit I to bjm aort'y.
Mo. I. i:oh. of (anby. Ilwrla-d.
'AitV. Or. Sot. :i .1 racial i I
Tfca finer.! of Mra. franca I
:ia di"! T-.e.iv. waa h'l'J la t'.nbi
t-wta. Mr. K'tri waa years of
Saa arM r: 4 ben ri lt of I'anby
fir 2'. . I.arrt al etiil lrrn
Jr. L. tirir. of Aar.fi. Vr. It. M
Maker, of reir ( rle M Jea t llnth. vl
Mnnoiul i Mr.. '. M im rt. Frank
J:Jt! . J I'r. 1 XI. HotV tt anby
tlna City Nrnokrr F-l (red.
M.nai! r.'f T Mrri!l. of the f;e
itr t"i'.tu- l.4h. )ealr4ay J
ro t.'-.-l trial the bo.lnf imeRrr a.'b4l
.ld fee ll-r4er iv(M bad been peat-1
...i until a later d An effort will
a", la mat.-h t:;r Mott. new
Nrthwt ' fOerwetM rh.n'fioi.
,ll Jm ke l.nmtl. Ik. ih.M'M.t.
ISe ft-re attraction.
Alaranl iH-fcal Wonrlbwrn. I 2-T
Wi.x'it'lifKV. . Nv .':ecll I
. I.M jAl c.n'V rrutt. had totbtl
.... - . . a ... . . k.i .. ih.I
viUmnr mn i WaerlL.r. 11-1 .ScHl,
I'am. re td la ta Alu-rni winoinaT.
rpttly O'rk HoulcU Oal at I-4
.Monarnt. Tiara ( irrlrt l HtToT
ered anil Crmnonj itor On.
M'VKTOS. Cl. ! II 'Special )
. r omd v of rror markcil Ihr irr-
tit bcr tlr of Mix Julia Wrblrr.
vcll-kaoon )oun woman of thli
itr. bS Ion ?:al(hr. a rauroaa
Afl'f th n.lniatrr hal arritr'l nd
the (nrrr ut r rrly aail
in( ! brld a apsaranc II ! dia
ro.r4 tat Itio H-rv bad b-rt lo'l
Mnw on. r a llrd thai It Kad brn
tIar amon a r' of papra whlrb
irrtaali bad thrown awajr.
At tha lounfjr Clark cffi- aa
ctna'4. tha oun- roupla did not kno
b'lli'r to kira art armjr ef amall lo
lo raka o'f the rlljr dump or lo try
19 raiaa a Ipilr feunlf t"lrk. Tha
lailar (our m lakra nl proved
Wa I ha ionil lurwt aa-urd.
tha rtn could not fc found. M Wb
Ixr bad Mdl'. It o M tH4t aha could
not find tl. It found. botrr. and
following tha rrremonr and wrddins
braaafaat tka coupla I (I for .Uo fraiv
SONGS CHEER OLD FOLKS
tirM-f cr tn on Montr la ll
prrrd by I'.ntcrialncra.
,i af"rnn of lrm ptaaaure
lippd in ahrra c1om had lhrat
. rl id prall at lha Multaomah
r.xjntf Old ri"fc' lloma. It bad ba
planaad to ia a bt motlon-plrtur
Hl.a. but th bqllilnc ! not flllad
milk ti.fa-tnrr lira aafrcqarda. Tb
diMppoinimrnt brama known to Jira.
Vardinand Head and aha and Jay llur
I'T cot b jT arrancmc a procramm".
Tn proramna of muair. in. tra
in, n I at and taral. want eff w-IIhoul a
blt.h. Tna antartainrra wrra: Hobby
Ur.. tra. Krili Hoyn. Mlaa Porlla
olraa. Maa Jean Clow- and ll Lrab
RELIEF SENT TO GERMANY
Vrond Mrdlral i:pc-dllkin Sail
rnm TiorV for Iw-nmarW.'
NKW TURK. Nor. Thrra phrl-
dani and ' n J r. . fori.tr. f a atvond
m.Ii-al ruf ipd:!on t tJcrmanr.
al'rd an ?a !-ndfn lan-Anirrtcan
,, .m, O , lr (r Cornhr.
rfj ,,mm.r,r. t,r. Krt arr arxl
Tt. rnk l. ;rpm r In chrf of
for ei hrt-p:tl of 4o bd.
T: Bursri "l hra rhrff or
rc rorp of nur lo b formed In
(;rnnon. T G-rrnin rUf com
rn ltlo I rrrrtRf 1 n third
CHINESE PRESS CAUTIOUS
f'ffrrt of Compart With Alllr on
Tradr With rmany l"rlnlr.l Out.
t ri KI.V. Not. IV Tha rhtneaa newe-
rap.ra. eommnl'n on taa luitnliori
of li enianle power that China loin
them and thua aolidlfy tha Far Haat.
nree ITa.Uant Tuaa fM Kal lo pro
in aloatr. d'larlnc that China" fate
hria In Ida balanra.
The npar'a aay that China prob
ably rould not a.eial tha anient pow
m tu a military r "4 that bar
ohlrc.l "n undr a alilanre with tha
'a powrr. woaM forever end (icraia
am) Auetrran commerce la the Far
500 ARMENIANS MASSACRED
tlrfqr.c-e" SexLInc Aaylum With Rna
.Ian. Main by Knrda.
lirN. No. IJ. New of further
Armenian maaaacre ha reached tho.a
In clarc of t; Iv'd Mayor's
.trwfili ref j fund It tell of the
miK.rrt ef i refus'a by Korda.
The refuceea uc-ceed In reachlns;
Rta..ian tran-Cauea!a. but nearly
s.aaa refuzee wero already ttiera
and the i tried to return to that
part ef Armenia In Riiulan ocrutalion.
Thee were nuu red on the road lo
PROPERTY SALE ON TODAY
wirnlplhf Parrels tn Be Offered
)eeat .five parcels ef land In vsrl-
Io'i. part of the city will be sold at
auction Ma mornlnc at I O clock for
delinnuency la payment of street and
I sewer saeemenie ana interest
ro,.j wa til be suld for lb amounts of
t ha aaeeaamenla.
A targe number of buyer. I. expected
to attend tba sale. The property when
sold ran be redeemed by lb f reacnt
owners by payment of Penalties and
DRY LAW PUZZLE ARISES
(oanty Will Prohibition one (.hr
I Irjunr Llcrna in Itallroad.
NKWrA.KTt.F Cat. Nov. 21 t.-ire-rial
Kraldenl of Neweaatle. Iarn!ns
that FUrer a'otinty haj (ranted a
l.ren.e lo Ihe hwuthrrn Per-inr to tell
liquor on It. train, are wondr!nc If
l!e Ii-eor boida good w Mt the rar
a.'e paiac throuart the second uper
.leorial diatrl-t. wMrh la dry.
II I. a Id Ihe .'iDrrtliri ranno' (..
- i rena to ,ell l,T,or la Ihl. l.j
Plot to Destroy Ships
Bared at Tacomai
SCOPE OF PLAN IS WIDE
i Self-Styled Associate of Gang
stcrs Talks in Jail.
MEMBERS OF GANG NAMED
Ta'-oma Prisoner Sa kal-r'a
(oirrnmrnt PrnralM-r) I"und
lor IX-Mrur-lton of Allies" Tmp
rrtjr on CoaM.
TAOMA. X'ah.. Nov. li. S.e ial.l
That an rrcantsd cans, financed by
hlh rr pre.entatl-ea of the tierman
government, la responsible for the de
struction ef Tier II and a bare of
dynamite, both at Seattle, and attempts
to Jealroy steamnhlps and other prop
rrty of tl.e allies In this section of the
country was th-i assertion made to
ms-rt by Kalelsh Klcon-r. . Federal
Manner In the County Jail awaltlnx
trial on a rrte of smuijlini.
Falconer a.serted be ws aaked to
a. iat In the burnlnc of Pier 14 and
that wa promised him for hl
work, but that he refused. Hn ad
mitted havlnc been on intimate term
with one of the leaders and was aware)
of tha nrlsmal data when the pier waa
to be dtrovd. Falconer says be la
willinc to tell the authorities what he
knows If he Is guaranteed protection
from th cans and Immunity In bl
aasra of Flatters Given.
Falconer mentioned aa members of
tha gang men named Tarnaskey, Xmlth
alias Hrown. who waa suepected of
blowlns; up the bsrc snd whose myi
lerinus action In Tacoma rauaed him
to be put under police surveillance, and
Tortus, r'alconcr refused tonlcM to
name the leader, but says he will when
ha unfolds bis In'armattoa to tha au
thorities. Falconer Is confident the leader is
still on 'he Coast, and added that with
in 3 daa there will bo oilier' bis
"Jobs." either In Sesttle. Tscoma. Van
couver, fan Franclero cr 1-oa Anealea,
unless the men are taken Into custody.
"Tha orlcinsl date for tha burning- of
pier II was set for November a." said
Falconer. "My arreat In Seattle caused
the job to b rushed, tha leader fear
Inc I might "come through.' I was
taken Into custody October Zt and the
burnlnc of the pier -occurred the fol
lowing night. The leader wanted me
to 't In on this work, but I refused
to become a participant. 1 have wit
ness to prove that 1 speak the truth,
for his prpoltton to ma was overheard
by a third party a woman.
Mania la la Case.
"I met this man In Srn.katke through
a Miss Alice Johnson. I was acquaint
ed with Mies Johnson, and when I read
of her arrest in a raid on the Hotel
n.-lu3l o.i l as 1 olumn I
Mioottng Taken rincr it llomc Near
liuot Arc rrcscnt.
M'MINNVIIJL.f Or.. Nov. ii. (Spc
cial.) Howard Hillman. well-known
business man of Amity, shot-his wife
and then himself Just after rating
Thankaglvlng dinner at their home nea
this city today. There is no apparent
reason fur tha tragedy.
While the gueVls were In another
room. Mr. Hillman seised a rifle In tha
hall and shot his wife. he fell, call
Ins his name. lie Immediately turned
the weapon on himself.
Mr. and Mrs. Halph Marvin and fam
l!y. of Amity, and other guests were
at the Hillman home at the time.
Coroner Chapman, of Dallas, was
called, but decided an inquest waa not
necesosry. It Is believed the slayer
mu.it have been temporarily mentally
Mr. Hillman came here about two
and one-half years ago and purchased
a farm, where ha has resided ever
since. Recently he bought tha Palace
Mr. Hillman formerly was In the
drug buslnesa at Spokane.
The family relations of the Hlllmans
always were pleasant.
The couple leave two daughters. Mil
dred Hillman and Neva Hillman.
Mr. Hillman leaves considerable
GILA MONSTERS ARE BALKY
Korrrd l'rcdln Doen't ' firing III
bcmallon. Tender in Quandary.
Down on the other side of the equa
lor where the threo Washington Park
Gila monster came from recently, the
seasons are opposite from what they
Zoo Keeper Herman has tried to
force food Into the animals so they
ill go to sleep for the Winter, but
without avail, and Mr. Herman is be
ginning to think the animals will not
go into nioernstion until next tum
mer, which rightly would be the be
ginning of their Winter.
FOOD EMBARGO ENFORCED
Womrn With Bread and Sardines
Turned Back at Border.
NOGAUji. ArU.. Nov. IJ. The Tula
preventing the transportation of pro
visions across tha international boun
dary was stringently enforced here to
day. A woman carrying a loaf of bread
was turned bark. Another with a can
of sardines also waa stopped.
home Mexicans made the complaint
that their children In honors were
LIBERTY BELL IS HOME
Thanksgiving That Belie Withstood
Journey Voiced by Philadelphia.
a m '
PHILADELPHIA. Nov. The Lib
erty Bell received a rouslnsr welcome
homo when it arrived here shortly be
fore 4 o'clock today from the Pacific
At Independence Hall patriotic ex
ercises were held, the tenor of which
was that thanksgiving ehould be given
that tha bell had withstood the long
Journey and returned without injury.
PEACE IN AMERICA. WHILE THE WAR RAGES
Eugene Eleven Plays Spectac
ular Game With Multnomah.
LONG RUNS GIVE THRILLS
university I ncovers Trick riays
and Takes AVell-Dcserved Vic
tory. In Which Huntington
and MonteUli Are stars.
BT ftOPCOE FAWl'PTT.
After a lone; reign, the Multnomah
Amateur Athletic Club football team
bowed to a decisive 10-2 defeat by the
University of Oregon yesterday on
Winged "M" .neld. It was Oregon's
first victory over the club in this an
nual Thanksgivinc- dav embroelio
since 1909. and Bezdek's team made
up for its Job-like patience by doing
the, trick up brown.
From the spectators' standpoint the
game was interesting, for not until tne
fourth quarter was the engagement
decldeJ. In the meantime., the pro
gramme on the muddy sawdust-covered
gridiron ran through the entire
gamut, from the sublime to the ridic
ulous. Approximately 1000 fans and fan-
nettes were in the grandstand when
tba fun began.-
Hnntlagtaa la Big Noise.
From tne start the University boys
had the much beefier veterans on the
defensive, with this 180-pound half
back, Huntington, of The Dalles, the
big gun for Oregon. Tet, the first half
ended 0-0, and for a time in the second
half it looked as if the club would win
through an unusual and unexpected
mental miscue by Huntington.
On tha kickoff at the start of the
third quarter, the balj went over the
goal line. Huntington walked out with
It to the one-yard- line and then de
liberately - retraced his steps and
touched it down behind the goal. Of
course, there waa nothing for the of
ficials to do but call it a safety, and
this gave the Multnomah club two
llnbmea Make Dash.
With this 2-0 score In its favor Mult
nomah immediately perked up and be
gun Its first real offensive campaign
of the game. After the safety, Oregon
kicked from her own 20-yard line to
Multnomah's 45-yard parallel, and then
was begun a march down Into Oregon's
territory that should have won the
game for the club.
By a succession of off tackle bucks
and straight plunges in which Parsons,
de Witt and Os Day starred, the club
men finally burked the ball to Oregon's
six-yard line. Here came the break of
the game. Captain Rupert, of the
Multnomah Club, must have suffered
a kick on the skull, for, instead of
H'oncludcd on page VI. Column 01
Met I ins Are All Farmers Govern
ment Uesiervation and Center of
City Escape Damage.
LITTLE ROCK. Ark.. Nov. 25.
elve persons are known to be dead.
aJOVlS man is believed to be buried in
ine ruins of his home and about SO
injured, some of them probably fatally,
following a tornado tliat swept through
the thickly settled farming country
about a mile west of Hot Springs and
the southeastern edge of the city itself.
AH the dead and injured were farmers.
The center of the City of Hot Springs
suffered no damage.
The southeastern section of the city
is said to have been the only one which
suffered serious damage. The club
house of the Hot Springs Country Club
and the residence of J. B. Maurice
were among the buildings reported
The United States Government res
ervation, in the center of the city, is
said to have escaped damage.
HOUSTON. Tex., Nov. 2.". One per
son was killed, many injured and wide
spread property loss was caused by a
brief but furious squall which struck
Houston and vicinity late today. Many
warehouses and sheds were blown
CARRANZA IS RECOGNIZED
Spain Takes' Action and Gets Guar
antee of Indemnities.
MADRID, via London. Nov. It
was decided at the Cabinet meeting to
day to recognize Qcncral Carranza as
head of the de facto government in
PARIS. Nov. 25. It wss reported to
day from Madrid by the Havas corre
spondent there that engagements have
been entered into on behalf of General
Carranza to pay indemnities for all
damage to Spanish interests in Mexico
during the civil" wars.
668 REBELS ARE EXECUTED
4 00 Natives of Formosa 'Are in Jail
TAIWAN, Formosa. Oct. 2T. The
number of natives condemned to death
for insurrection has now - reached the
total of 66S. About 400 natives have
been sentenced to prison for various
The death sentences, most of which
have already been carried out. are ex
pected by the authorities to have
salutary effect in discouraging revolu
tionary plots throughout Formosa.
PIONEER DIES AFTER FEAST
Richard Sisk, 62, Expires on Inter-
urban Car on Way Home.
NORTH YAKIMA. Wash., Nov. 2."i.
(Special.) Richard Sisk, aged 62, a
pioneer settler, died almost instantly
on an interurban car tonight.
He was returning from a family
Thanksgiving gathering at the home of
Khedive to Undergo Operation.
GENKVA, via. Paris. Nov. 23. Abbas
Ililmi. ex-Khedive of Kgypt, arrived
here yesterday to undergo an operation
on his tongue.
INDEX - OF TODAY'S NEWS
YESTERDAY'S Maximum tempcrautre, 54
decrees: minimum, 42 decrees.
TODAY'S Occasional rain, fresh south
Greece and allies on cordial terms again.
Aid for Poland, now being exploited by Ger
mane, opposed in London. Pa kc 3.
British submarine traps arc success. Page 10.
Poll .hows IVilnon's arrlo on party is little
- sfTected by Euan's attitude. Page 4.
McAdno sugisesls way lo raise revenue,
Kitchin prepares to take Democratic floor
leadership as opposition wanes. Page 5.
Administration would be glad If Bov-ed and
Von Nuber w-ere called home. Page tl.
Democrats without revenue plan, rage o.
Wedding delayed by comedy of errors'.
Page 1. .
John I,lnd quoted as ravins Henry Lane
Wilson might have saved Madero's life.
. Pas 2.
Ho: springs. Ark., visited by tornado. Page 1.
Post widow not sole heiress. Page 3.
Dr. Stewart says he has no alibi for defeat.
Oregon defeats Multnomah, U to 2. Page 1.
Montana holds Syracuse to s-to-s tie.
Washington High bests Caldwell, 49 to 7.
Detail play fchons edge is with Oregon.
Washington University eleven crushes Colo
rado, 43 to 0. Page 12.
Hockey season to open December 7. Par;e 13.
Tacoma prisoner charges extensive Gtrman
plot. Page 1.
Howard Hillman, of Amity, kills wife snd
self after Thanksgiving dinner. Page 1.
Chilean four-master C'arelmapu is lost with
t-ntire crew oft Vancouver Inland. Pago 1.
Bureaus of Vancouver Chamber elect. Page 7.
x-Kepresentative Bryan seeks election in
Washington. Page ..
Urowina- gale cuts off Coast cities. Page S.
West Coast likely to be separated into two
dlstriet for stcamliip Inspection. Page 17.
F. W. Mulkev Is besought to remain on Dock
Board. Pace 17.
Portland and Vicinity.
Toung woman learns Identity and prepares
to go East and meet relatives she never
knew. Page 0.
Detectives arrest trio of auspeeted criminals
believed guilty ot recent crimes. Page 7.
Americans' csjss for thanksgiving vividly
portrayed by Rev. John H. Boyd. Page 14. 1
Cheer Is carried to gloomy h'mes on Thanks
giving day. 'ar 1.
New bll.s fMl movie lien-, fax m.
Mrs. Addison (', Oibha illea. j'aae. J,
Weaihcr resort, data anil forecaui, pais IS,
Hundreds Are Fed by
MUTS LEND WILLING HAND
City Is Combed That None in
Need Be Forgotten.
USE OF AUTOS IS DONATED
Charitable Organizations C'o-operato
in Providing Relief; Supplies
Given to Last .More Than Day.
Good Fellows Offer Aid.
Although fewer turkeys than is cus
tomary were eaten In Portland yester
day, in another way it was perhaps the
finest Thanksgiving day this big town
has ever had.
For the old adage that it is better to
give than to receive was borne in mind
by so many persons, who looked about
them to aid those on whom fortune
had bestowed fewer blessings.
That is why the unfortunate were
remembered as on no previous Thanks
giving day and their needs relieved in
a spirit of unselfish g.iving.
Harmony la Work Notable.
The charitable and relief organiza
tions of the city co-operated as they
have never done before. There was no
working to cross-purposes. They di
vided their activities beforehand, each
taking up that part of the relief work
which it seemed best able to handle,
the others lending a hand when needed.
They went about their business of
cheering the woebegone, feeding the
hungry and putting a big spark ot
brightness in many a home it Want
ed it sorely, with the same community
of purpose and subordination of tha
individual that makes a good football
team. It was real teamwork, too, and
this city is vastly happier today be
cause it happened.
"1 firmly believe that every family
known to be in need hss been cared
for," said big "Bill" Strandborg, chief
of the Jtuts. who, with their efficient
organization, provided for the wants of
Few Families in Need Missed.
"Some families " may have been
missed, but, if so, it was because they
were too proud to let the Associated
Charities, the People's Institute, the
Muts or any the other organizations
who wanted to help them, know
The Muts didn't have a very long
time to get ready. They were asKcd
last Tuesday night by the Associated
Charities and the People's Institute,
which were fairly swamped . by the
appeals for help, to look after 100 fam
ilies. In 21 hours the Muts had per
fected an organization that was send
ing out baskets of provisions from St.
Johns to Lents, on the i:ast Side, and
from Guilds Lake to Fulton on the
When they finished up at 1 o'clock:
yesterday and closed their headquar
ters at lss Broadway, they not only
had helped the 100 families but -6
others, including about a dozen who
had not applied for help, but were
known to be needy and deserving.
Assortment of Edibles Provided,
"in each basket were edibles worth
$2.25. They included condensed milk,
rice, beans, a 10-pound sack of flour,
two loaves of bread, butter, canned
soup and other staple provisions. A
25 cent cut of good beef or veal' also
went with each basket.
The Muts went on the theory that
there shouldn't be a feast for a family
one day and famine the next, so eaeh
basket contained enough to keep the
average family in comfortable circum
stances, so far as eating is concerned,
for the next three or four days.
The baskets were made possible by
good fellows who gave money and sup
plies for the work.
One. of the hardest problems con
fronting the Muts was that of trans
portation. But they solved that all
right when some other good fellows
came u the front with automobiles
and themselves as drivers.
Automobiles Donated for Work.
T. K. Walling, X. G. Pike, S. C. Brat
ton and Dr. J. L. Manion gave their
autos for this work, and Allen Lewis
sent one of the regular delivery wagons
of Allen & Lewis, with a driver who
was willing and knew the town like a
book, to help get the baskets where
Those with the autos started out
Wednesday morning and kept at it till
late that night. And then they caaue
down early yesterday morning and
finished the job.
Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Abraham, in
behalf of themselves and some of their
friends, went to the Muts and said they
would take care of 13 families, includ
ing the furnishing of the baskets and
everything in them and their delivery.
They were assigned to the Lents dis
trict, about the hardest place in town,
with its unpaved streets and no side
walks in m.-tiy places, to navigate in
this kind of weather.
Vtork Carried Late Into Nigb-t.
Well, the Abrahams started out' at I
o'clock Wednesday afternoon on th'j
deliveries and they didn't finish the
work until 10 au nichi. Even then
there wna one duress they could not
I1nd, but the Assoolated Chnritleg knew
.tUulKludvi eu l'a9 ia, Coluiua.