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THE MORNING OREGONIAN. THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 1916.
CITY NEWS IN BRIEF
M.inaclnr Editor Main 7OT0, A 60M
City Editor Main 7070. A 6095
Kunday J-dltor Main 70iO, A H'?
Advertlains Department. .Main 7i70. A "
City Circulation Main 7""0. A '-5
Composing-room Mam 70. 0. A. 6Us
Printin-room Main 7t'70, A fcu.j
Superintendent Building. - Main 7070. A 6UU3
HEtT.IfJ f Broad wav at Tavlor 'treef)
Grand opera, "Borneo and Juliet. oemem
or Baby Home. Tonight at 8:lo.
BAKEP THEATER (Sixth anJ "LlSS
streets Baker Stock Company In ma
Goose. GlrL" Tonight at 8:15.
ORPHEUM (Broadway and Yamhill street)
Big -time vaudeville, 2:20 and 8:30 P. M.
EMPRESS (Brocdway and Stark street)
Vaudevlll. Performances 2:30, i :30 and
:16 P. M.
PANTAGE3 (Alder and Broadway) Vaude
ville, performances 2:30, 7:30 and 9:lo.
LYRIC fFourtU and Stark streets) D"ln
and Kins in musical comedy. Afternoon
and nlgiit performances naily.
P.OAI Law COMMITTED NAMED. The
plan of Rufus C. Holman, president of
the State Association of County Judges
and Commissioners, to secure a recodi
fication of the road laws from the next
Legislature has met with approval in
Columbia, Benton and Lane counties,
and others are expected to fall in line.
A tentative committee to draw up the
proposed revision of the laws has been
asked by Mr. Holman to act. On this
committee are District Attorney Walter
H Evans, K E. Coovert and S. Ben
son, ot Portland, State Highway Engi
neer John H. Lewis, of Salem: J. H.
Albert, of Salem., and Leslie Butler, of
Oil Buhner Ordinance Passes. Com
missioner deck's ordinance providing
safety requirements for oil burning de
vices used for domestic purposes was
passed yesterday by the City Council.
The measure requires the devices to
measure up to rigid specifications be
fore being installed in Portland. The
specifications were prepared after ex
tensive investigations and tests by Fire
Marshal Stevens. Fire Chief Dowell and
Commissioner Dieck. Two concerns
putting out the devices for cooking,
heating and lighting have applied for
permits to sell machines, in accordance
with the provisions of the ordinance.
Axnsworth Bids Opened. Bids
for the paving of Ainsworth avenue
from East Ninth street to East Tenth
street were opened by City Auditor
Barbur yesterday. The bids were as
follows: Oskar Huber. bitullthic on
crushed rock base, $1.25 square yard,
$2607.63: Oregon Independent Paving
Company. J1.25 square yard, $2175.65;
Warren Construction Company, $1.85
square yard, $3618.28: Warren Con
struction Company, sheet asphalt on
concrete base. $1-60 square yard,
$3265.20; "Warren Construction Com
pany, asphaltic-concrete on concrete
base. $1.62 square yard. $3282.48.
Crrr Haul Mat Extend. The city
service now is too large for the City
Hall. Cramped conditions were brought
to the attention of the Council yester
day by Commissioner Baker, who said
that something must be done to get
more room. Several plans are proposed.
One is to put a floor over the balcony
of the Council Chamber and provide
rooms in what is now the Council gal
lery. Another is to build rooms on
top of the City HalL Commissioner
Baker was asked to work out the most
feasible plan and present facts and
figures to the Council.
Work On Lakh Mat Bb Hurried.
So that the two-acre lake In Laurel
hurst Park, which has been partly com
pleted by the unemployed, may be ready
for use next Summer, Commissioner
Baker yesterday recommended to the
Council the completion of the work by
contract. Bids will be invited in a few
days. Commissioner Baker says it is
imperative to complete the lake in a
hurry if Laurelhurst Park is to be in
presentable condition next Summer. He
says the awarding of a contract will
mean the employment of a large num
ber of men.
Kidnaping Demurrer Overruled.
Mollie Bowers and her brother, Clell
Stump, will be tried in the Circuit
Court on the charge of kidnaping the
5-year-old daughter of Mrs. Bowers, a
demurrer to the indictment returned
against the pair ' by the grand jury,
being overruled by Judge Phelps yes
. terday morning. The demurrer pre
sented contended that the indictment
did not state specifically from whose
charge the child was taken. Judge
Phelps, of Pendleton, is sitting for
Circuit Judge Kavanaugh.
Dye Works Robbed. The Orderly
Cleaning and Dye Works, 950 Thurman
street, was entered by unknown thieves
Tuesday night. A rear window had
been smashed in with an Iron bolt, and
the latch lifted through the opening.
Two suits, trousers and other clothing,
the property of customers of the es
tablishment, were stolen. Less than
a week ago the City of Paris Cleaning
and Dye Shop was despoiled.
$6000 Suit Filed. Damages of $6000
are asked from the Portland Railway.
Light & Power Company for injuries
to the left foot of Arthur Raymond
Engh. which necessitated amputation,
in a suit filed in the Circuit Court
yesterday by Mrs. Helen Engh, mother
of the young man. The boy's foot was
mangled by a streetcar in an accident
at East Thirty-fourth and Belmont
streets. April 1, 1915.
Mrs. A. Routledob Charges Naqotno.
Contending that his constant nagging
brought on a nervous breakdown and
that he has not lived with her since
Ootober 26. 1915, Mrs. Alice Routledge
yesterday filed suit for divorce in the
Circuit Court from Alex Routledge,
president of the Portland Oyster Com
pany. They were married at Coqullle,
August 6. 1903.
Interior Decorators Incorporate.
The firm of Babcock & Riley, interior
decorators, filed articles of incorpora
tion with County Clerk Coffey yester
day. Everett P. Babcock, Claire M.
Babcock and Anna Riley are the in
corporators of the firm, the capital
stock of which is $40,000. Portland Is
the principal place of business of the
Major McAlexander to Talk.
Major Hugh Q. McAlexander. of the
United States Army, will be the speaker
of the day at the meeting of the
Progressive Business Men's Club to
day at the Oregon GrilL Gus C. Moser
will be chairman of the day. Harold
Hurlbut, director of music at the
White Temple, will give a vocal selec
tion. Church Club Holds Dinner. The
Men's Club of the Third Presbyterian
Church, East Thirteenth and East Pine
streets, held its monthly dinner Tues
day night at the church parlors, with
75 attending. Dr. L. P. Hewitt pre
sided. Dr. C. H. Chapman was the
guest of the club and delivered an
address on . "New Americanism."
Insane Ward Cost Estimated. The
cost of a new Insane ward in the Coun
ty Jail will be approximately $775. ac
cording to estimates submitted to the
County Commissioners by W. A. Eatchel
yesterday. The money will have to
come out of the Sheriffs budget and
the matter was turned over to Mr.
Logger Hurt as Cablb Snaps. John
Brand, a logger, employed and living
at Mayger, was taken to Good Samari
tan Hospital yesterday, suffering from
a hroken arm. The injury was caused
by a snapping cable Tuesday. Brand is
25 years old and married.
Mohawk Ciatb to Elect. The Mohawk
Literary Club will elect officers at its
regular meeting next Saturday, at the
Central Library. Roy Scheffel and
Philip Gabel recently were admitted as
members of the club.
N. Kevsidt Recovers. N. Kennedy,
a. pioneer resident of the East Side, is
recovering from severe illness. Mr.
Kennedy is 83 years of age. He is
able to be on the street, but is still
Fhtbtciaji's complete outfit. X-ray.
impTi nuT'noM Pkt.erratks. The
tenth anniversary will be celebrated by
the Arleta Baptist cnurcn tomonuw
night. Saturday night and Sunday .with
appropriate programmes. The church
was organized February 29, 1906. with
tne iouowing cnarter memmrs.
M. M. Bledsoe and Mrs. Bledsoe, N. K.
Chambless, Mrs. N. E. Chambless, Mrs.
w s t-Tomnr Afi n nA Mrs C A- Bar
rett, Mrs. Minnie Collins, Mr. and Mrs.
C. A. Alvord, Mary Hessemer, juhuo
Hessemer, Mrs. J. R. Selik, Mrs. O. N.
Ford, N. C. Hargrove, W. S. Harmon,
wiiii.m finttnn Mm William Sutton,
Mildred Sutton and Oliver Sutton.
Benjamin L. Berket's Funeral Todat.
Pnncmi sarvippn nf Benjamin L.
Berkey, who was klled by accident on
tha Vn.twam Varifit near Cheney.
Wash., will be conducted today at 2
o'clock from the family residence at 1108
Williams avenue. tev. J. onyuer,
pastor of the Pendleton Presbyterian
t .. -v, wm ,iffi.itf The bodv will be
sent East. Mr. Berkey was 58 years of
age. He is survivea Dy nis wiuow, in a.
Emma Berkey, and ne was tne iatner
of Pearl, Grace, Julius, Frank and
T3v... n..lr.v nf thin citv. Mrs.
James Dodd, of San Francisco, was his
UTa,.Aiiira "r.-r flrt to Africa Rev.
and Mrs. F. W. Neal, Presbyterian mis-
fnpm.Hv RtSltlOTie(l in
Kamerun, West Central Africa, have
received word from tne ioreiga ooa.ru
of the Presbyterian Church that they
may now return to their former post,
tk wieinn 0 .in, finvA hfin in Portland
for a little more than a year, having
left on account ot conaitiona reauiuns
from the war.. Their board Informed
them yesterday that it is now safe for
. i ... ..ac.mA vnrlr A recent victory
of the allies caused the board to make
Mrs. Forbes' Funeral Held. Fu
neral services of Mrs. Francis M.
Forbes, who died last Friday, were con
jn.i.j'fptn th a Wnlv Redeemer Church.
Vancouver avenue and Portland boule
vard, yesterday. The interment was
made in Riverview cemetery. jurs.
tt. ... e -i-no .-a rf stare, and is
survived by her husband, James Forbes,
to whom she was married four years
ago, and her mother, Mrs. McLennon.
Mrs. Forbes formerly lived at Rock-wood.
r-PnflTuicm Sfvteticed. AT.irvin L.
Hammltt. ex-Postmaster at Mohawk,
not far from Eugene, in Lane county,
hv Federal Judge Wol-
verton yesterday to serve four months
in the Multnoman jounty jaii ana ii
pay costs of his trial, for the em
bezzlement of $1117 in money order
funds John J. Beckman. assistant
United States Attorney, handled the
case for the Government, iiammm s
bondsmen have made good the amount,
xri, aw Tuox-ct cmrRCfTES to Meet.
The men of the three United Presby
terian churches of Portland, Grand
Avenue, First and Kenton, will meet
tomorrow night in the Grand-Avenue
United Presbyterian Church, to consider
plans for continuing the work outlined
at the recent laymen's convention.
Talks will be made by the pastors. Rev.
J. S. Cole, Rev. S. Earl DuBois and Rev.
Frank JJ. irindiey. special muaiu win
Another Poolroom lnder ire.
Continuing the campaign against
gambling in poolhalls. Mayor Albee will
recommend to tne council lomunun
. u .n.n..tlnn nf thn HrflnM held for
a poolhall by J. M. Elskamp at 262
Stark street, it is cnargea mat. gam
bling with cards nas oeen perrauiou
in the hall. This Is the fifth poolhall
v, .tta.irsH in thin wav since the
commencement of the crusade against
Tli. a T dTF.srr Cirr Os TRIP. Dr. A.
J. Giesy. medical director of the Ore
gon Life Insurance Company, left Port
land last night for Birmingham, Aia.,
where he will attend the sessions of
the medical directors of the American
Life convention, which will be held
there March 1, 2 and 8. Dr. E. A.
Pierce will be acting medical director
of Oregon Life in the absence of Dr.
T it wert.kiw at McMinnvtlle. J. E.
Werleln was a guest of the McMlnn-
ville Commercial CluD last nignt as a
representative from tne roriiana
Chamber. Mr. Werleln visited the Mc
Mlnnvllle club on invitation for the
purpose of delivering an address on or
ganization work in commercial ciuds
and the development of the local
sphere of activity of such organizations.
yt.m a r rii-u pivtmbmt TTRfiED. Pave
ment of East Alder street from Union
avenue to East First is being urgea
by the East Side Business Men's Club
as soon as possible. That part of the
.,,. tmm Voat Virst to East Water
cannot be improved this year until the
fill over the big Sunnysiae sewer, laia
there recently, settles. Wholesale firms
want the pavement as soon as possible.
T- T T 1 TtnVT. PHTITHNB T)P. J. H.
Boyd, pastor of the First Presbyterian
Church, who has been holding student
conferences in wnitman couege. w ana
Walla, has returned and will have
charge of the mid-week service at
7:45 o'clock tonight in the chapel. The
subject will be "Our Faith Concerning
Jesus Christ and His Redemption of
of Portland bakers and confectioners
will be held in the Commercial Club
building at noon today to consider me
- l.v l-n itm relation tn their
trades. The meeting will be addressed
by J. D. Mickle, Oregon Dairy and Food
Commissioner, who will explain the
provisions of the law.
Ruth, evangelist, spoke last night in
the First Church or tne wazarene, .cast
Couch and East Seventh streets, where
peclal revival meetings are iu pjusroas.
Rev. C. Howard Davis, the pastor, is
assisting. Bible meetings are held
each day at 2:30 o clock.
English Topp-eb, nothing Just like It
It has that scrumptious dark brown
flavor that everyone enjoys so much.
i iii a a-n nnlii onlv by the Trail Candv
Shop, 702 Wash. st. Adv.
Cartoziajj Bros.' sale of Oriental
-,itr- it i'. nff will continue until
March 1. Take advantage.- Temporary
location third noor, ihiuch uiuca-
Dr. Katherinb Manion, returned. Ad.
FRIENDS' INSTITUTE OPENS
Three-Day Oregon Convention Is On
at Sunnyside Church.
A thrAB-iliv convention of ministers
and laymen of the Friends' Churches
of Oregon was opened last night in tne
Sunnyside Friends' Church, with, words
nf welcome bv Rev. H. L. cox, local
pastor, and a lecture by Rev. W. P.
White, of Albany, Or., who spoke on
. i ... . i .h vlnar." Todav the
VAI1UIU5 v. "
ministers will be in charge and will
deliver the addresses. J-r. wmto win
rrmnwn, will hn devoted to Sun
.ph.Aia onri Tilhle schools. Rev.
Charles Phipps, or tne oiaie ounuaj
School Association, will speak. Dele-
. it.. ..nv.ntinn will he enter-
fcaita iu tuo "
tained In the neighborhood, and cafe
teria Sinner will be served in the
church. The institute will continue
RUSH FOR SEATS.
Seats are now on sale at Heillg The-
. . . . .3 T . . 1 i . .n
ater for opera itoraw
jane Burns Albert, prima donna. Prices
- - rn- OC. Ilnnr Prtrt 1 1 n d ' A Tire-
mier soprano sing Thursday night, Feb.
CARD OF THANKS.
We wish to extend our most sincere
thanks and appreciation to our many
friends for their kindness during the
sickness and death of our husband and
Jon MRS. HOWARD 6KOOG
BOOTLEGGER IS NABBED
DEPUTY SHERIFF BUYS WHISKY
AND RETURNS FOR MORE.
After Squabbling: Over Price of Sec
ond Pirdiue, Officer Blalces Ar
rest Snpply Sonrce Sought.
Deputy Sheriff Christofferson may
be a teetotaler, but Ulis Ralney didn't
think so when he sold the officer a
quart of whisky and followed it up
with a era. Ion in room No. 3 of the
Morrison lodging - house. Seventeenth
and Morrison streets, yesterday.
Christofferson, who, according to
precedent, should have grabbed the
gallon and made away with it, or have
flashed his star on the Dootiegger oe
fore the latter changed his mind, pro
ceeded to haggle with the man over the
price. On the strength or having pur
chased a. ouart before, the officer sue
ceeded in having Rainey reduce his
original price of $8 for the gallon to
Then, with Deputy Sheriffs Beckman
and Ward as witnesses, tne deputy dis
played his badge of authority. The ac
cused man showed signs of collapse.
but recovered enough to be taken to
the County Jail. Last night the depu
ties were watching for William Rainey,
brother of Ulis Rainey, who is accused
of complicity in the crime.
Early yesterday afternoon the deputy
purchased a quart of whisky for $2
and made arrangements o go back
for the gallon at 4 o'clock.
A saloonman who stocked up heavily
before the first of the year at his pri
vate residence Is suspected of supply
ing the blind pig with liquor, and his
arrest was sought last night.
DESTINN SEAJS SELLING
Seats are now selling for the Destinn
recital Saturday evening, Heillg. Floor,
$2.50, $2; balcony, $2, $1.50, $1: gallery
reserved, $1; gallery admission. 75c.
box seats, $3. $2.60. Adv.
Peninsula Activities Planned.
Th Lavender Club will meet this
afternoon at the Community House of
Peninsula Park, when the birthday of
members occurring within the past 30
day3 will be celebrated.
This organization has 40 members.
Friday afternoon the Campfire Girls
will give a party In the women's gym
r.nafiim At an early date the women's
morning gymnasium class plans to en
tertain the women or tne aiiernuuu
class with a picnio and luncheon. Un
der the leadership of A. J. Matot, the
Peninsula Park Band is making prog-
in Buying Your
If you're thinking of buy
ing a home inquire of your
acquaintances .which dis
trict they would LIKE TO
live in. It's sure to be in
Then, if you ever have
to sell, your home will be
located in a desirable dis
trict and you are certain
of making a speedy, prof
We can offer you a wide
variety of delightful ready
built homes for sale on
very easy terms, or, if you
prefer, well build your
home at actual cost price
and will also finance it for
Come in and see us at
270 Stark street, the
next time you're down
Paul C. Murphy
pEELER OPTICAL ()0.
Fitted. Prices Reasonable.
Fifth Floor, Oregonlan Bldsr.
res3 and promises to become one of
the prominent features of this park.
There are 15 pieces in this band.
Th number of llq.uor "c,enseJs"eoaJn, j
Jet revenue, wan around $000.000, tne
city's, about $5.700,000. ;
Maver & C
You can rest asured that What you buy here is of the best
quality and the treatment accorded honorable in every way
The Store of Quality"
148 THIRD STREET A 4432, Main 9432
For Thursday, Friday and Saturday we offer:
Mayer's Society Tea, regularly $1.00, pound. ... -90?
Cresca Corn on the Cob (3 ears to can), reg. 35c
tin, 2 tins for 5?
Droste Cocoa (Best Dutch), reg. 60c, tin. -55
Introductory price on Mayer's Extracts :
Pure Lemon or Vanilla, 2-ounce bottle 30c
Pure Lemon or Vanilla, 4-ounce bottle
Pure Lemon or Vanilla, 8-ounce bottle $1.15
SPRING DAINTIES, to be had in our Vegetable Dept. :
Fancy Asparagus Green String Beans
Florida Tomatoes Green Peas -
Hothouse Mushrooms Eggplant
Look at Our Window Display Nuf Ced
IN OUR DELICATESSEN DEPARTMENT:
Truffled Liver Sausage Smoked Goose Breasts
Stuttgarter Knackwurst Kingans Hams
Apple Day, Friday, Feb. 25 Order by the Box
"PERSONAL ATTENTION PROMPT SERVICE"
System and Convenience
o 1, oonr. their customers many ways you will never
uaiiAo . w..w.- - - t
lmitn ohnnt. unless vou have an account with one.
Convince yourself of this by bringing us a depgsit. We wiL
gladly open an account for you, and any explanation and
every assistance necessary and possible, will be given cheer
fully to you here.
The United States
' Third and Oak Streets
Capital and Surplus, $2,000,000.00
i Deposits Over $10,000,000,00
Interest Paid on
A Ca.if losidl
OF THE FAMOUS
THE BEST YET
in the line of strictly
at all leading Hotels and Cafes
at all soda fountains, refreshment
stands and lunch rooms ;
on steamships and dining cars!
"LIFESTAFF" is all that its name implies
the life-sustaining elements of the choicest grains,
a pure Non-Alcoholic Tonic a liquid food especially
strengthening for convalescents, invalids and
ORDER A CASE TODAY PHONE: Main 1376, A 1376
You'll Like It Everybody Does
A. H. GREENBERG
The Olympian Co., 309 Washington Street, Portland
only for the
EMMY DESTINN, leading dramatic soprano of the Metro
politan. New York, who will sing at the Heilig Theater Satur
day. February 26th. makes records only for the Victor you
should have at least one of these beautiful DESTINN Records:
AidaO patria mia (Verdi) 88469
GiacondaSulcidio (Ponchielli) 88478
Madame Butterfly Un bel di vedremo
Mignon Kennst da das Land 88467
Pique Dame Arie der Lisa, "Es geht auf
TannhauserElizabeth Bebet (Wagner) 88488
Tosca Visse d'arte e d'amore (Puccini) 88487
Wiegenlied (Cradle Song) . . . (Franz Schubert) 87214
Victrolas $15 to $350 Easy Terms
Steinway Piano Used at All Destinn Recitals
ShermanMay & Go.
VICTROLAS AND RECORTS PIANOLA PIANOS
V - Yi WEBER AND OTHER PIANOS
Sixth and Morrison Streets Opposite Postoffice
BEGUN MOT WATER
PEIMOT W TOO
BOWS FEEL KIT
Says glass of hot water -with
phosphate before breakfast
washes out poisons,
371 WASHINGTON, NEAR WEST PARK
The most sanitary and modern-equipped
restaurant on the Pacific Coast. Try it; you
will surely like it. We have our own bakery.
You will find service absolutely unequaled
and at moderate prices.
If you wako up with a Imil t.isto, liait
breath and tonKuo Ih coated; If your
head In dull or achlnc: If what you c.it
sours anl forniH Es and acid In stom
ach, or you nro bilious, const Ipatod,
nervous, ;il!ow and eiin't rK focllntr
Just right, bcnin inshlo tmthlntf. Drink;
before breakfast a kIhks of real hot
water with a toaapoonful of llmcntonu
phosphate In it. This will fluph tlio
poisons and toxins from stomacli, livnr,
kidneys and bowels and eleuniie,
sweeten and purify tho entire alimen
tary tract. Do your insido bathlnc im
mediately upon arising In tho moinlnff
to wash out of tho system all the pro
vlous day's poisonous waste, gases and
sour bllo before rutting more food into
To feel like younir folks feel; like
you felt before your blood, nerves 'd
muscles became loaded with body .1
puritles, get from your pharmacist a
quarter pound of limestone phosphate
which is Inexpensive and almost taste
less, except for a sourish twinge which
is not unpleasant.
Just as soap and hot water act on
the skin, clcansiutr, sweetening and
freshening, so hot water and limestone
phosphate act on the stomach, liver,
kidneys and bowels. Men and women
who are usually constipated, bilious,
headachy or have any stomach dis
order should begin this insido bathing
before breakfast. They are assured
they will become real cranks on the
subject shortly. Adv.
The Y. M. C A.
will fit any ambitious young man
or woman for high-class positions la
To men this Includes valuable
athletic, auuatio and membership
frivileges. although tuition cost is
ess than elsewhere.
I'lione Mala 7INIS. A 6561.
Our class in public speaking Is
giving great confidence and com
mand of language to its member
The cost is small.
WANTED, CHAMS TO CANE M
SCHOOL m ELINQ
FOR PARTICULARS CALL
MR. 'J. F MYERS, I5AIN 543
MnXoa old mcinl n- Kwp n P"V
Uhtfdmtotul brtii tit. Tbonlv fi"inn
to oo ftlututunm mm It contain
neither arid nr mumnnia. run oo
quick, latinir hlrter. bold. U twonir
chu by ali Orocf rv. Hardware and Urag
Id " i
etc, at a sacrifice. AS Alb, uxesoman.