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TIIE 31011X1X0 OREGOXIAy 3IOXPAY, OCTOBER 1 1917.
OREGON'S DRIVE Of
WAR LOAN IS BEGUN
EXECUTIVE HEAD OF SECOND LIBERTY LOAN CAMPAIGN,
WHICH OPENS IN PORTLAND THIS MORNING.
5 BILLION IS GOAL IN
LIBERTY LOAN DRIVE
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ray s 1 wenty
Headquarters Are Opened in
Portland in Former Lumber
men's Bank, 5th and Stark.
Subscriptions Expected From
10,000,000 Individuals in
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RESERVE BANK MEN
Dan of Local Campaign Differs
Widely From That Utilized in the
First Drive Soliciting to Be
"With bip banners blazoning- the for
mer Lumbermens Bank at Fifth and
Stark streets as "Liberty Loan Head
quarters," and with a complete city and
etate organization perfected, Oregon
officially begins the drive for her J16,
600,000 quota this morning. The second
call is for $3,000,000,000 from the Na
tion. State headquarters are situated in
this city, with C. A. Miller, represen
tative of the Federal Reserve Eank,
who handled the last campaign, as state
manager. Mr. Miller will direct the
drive, and give a great deal of the com
ing month to a speaking tour of Ore
gon. He is sanguine of success.
Honda to Rear 4 Per Cent.
The second liberty loan bonds will
bear 4 per cent interest, as contrasted
with the 3 per cent of the first issue.
They are due 25 years after date, op
tional after 10 years, and are free of
taxation, with the exception of the sur
tax and inheritance tax. Those who
hold bonds of the first issue, it is of
ficially announced, may exchange them
for bonds of the second, without charge.
One stumbling stone to a. wider popu
larity and understanding of the first
issue, successful as it proved to be,
undoubtedly was the fact that the Gov
ernment was not able to transfer the
&ctual bond to the purchaser without
considerable delay. Bonds of the first
Issue are now ready for delivery.
But bonds of the second Liberty loan,
of the smaller denominations, will be
ready for delivery to subscribers be
fore the campaign is concluded, while
those ot larger denominations will
scarcely be delayed longer than the
end of the campaign, which closes
within the month.
Plan of Campaign Changed.
In general charge of state headquar
ters will be C. H. Davis, of the Federal
Reserve Bank of San Francisco, who
reached this city yesterday and spent
the afternoon in conference with Cam
paign Manager Miller. Mr. Davis will
be aided by a full staff of office as
sistants and the state headquarters will
be the base for information and cam
paign supplies. Subscriptions will be
received there from such as have not
been visited br solicitors.
The plan of local campaign differs
Tt-idely from that utilized in the first
drive. Chairmen of soliciting commit
tees are chosen by business or profes
sion and will name committeemen in
the same manner. The field for each
committee so formed will lie among
business friends and professional asso
ciates. Besides these committees, general
squads of solicitors will comb the of
fice buildings for subscriptions and
cover the city at large. Nothing has
been left to chance, and the liberty loan
central committee, in consultation with
Mr. Miller, has worked out a compre
hensive scheme of campaign that does
not permit duplication of effort, a con
dition which proved vexing during the
progress of the first drive.
In charge of publicity methods, as
director, will be C. C. Chapman, of the
Oregon Voter, whose mission is to
epread the message to be advanced
and aggressive advertising methods.
Mr. Chapman will be aided by one or
more office assistants.
Con.mtttee Chairmen Announced.
Chairmen of the various campaign
committees are as follows: Organiza
tion, A. L. Mills, president First Na
tional Bank: finance, Edward Cooking-
bam, Ladd & Tilton Bank; distribution.
John C. Ainsworth, president United
States National Bank; publicity, E. G.
Crawford, first vice-president United
states National Bank; speakers, Edgar
B. Piper, editor- The Oregonian.
Local committees in the various cities
of the state will keep closely in touch
with state headquarters. In general
charge of the campaign is the execu
tive committee of the liberty loan state
central committee, of which W. A.
MacRae, of the Bank, of California, is
It is estimated that two or three days
will elapse before the drive gathers
Impetus and the office machinery is
working to perfection. From Wednes
day of this week, those in charge of
the campaign predict, the second lib
erty loan will begin to loom large in
the consciousness of Oregon, and will
move forward to successful subscription.
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AUTO CHECK IS Ai
Members of Safety Commis
sion to Report Offenses.
DRIVERS WILL BE WARNED
A Miller; of Saa FrancUcof
Work at His Deslc
If you do not
have a checking
account it is a
to tell where
really does go
a little here and
a little there
but all una c
cii Vim Avirl ran.
I fejfcfegas&Sa, celed checks you
itttsaiawi, nave a recora
0fSff, and receipt for
every . dollar
state bank wel
comes your ac-
Record to Be Made of Any Breach
Observed and Sent to Owner of
Car, Who Will Be Prosecuted
if He Errs Second Time.
Another plan of checKIng up on reck
less or careless autoists has Just been
formulated by the Portland Public
Safety Commission, each member of
which will constitute himself a com
mittee of one to report each and every
case of traffic violation which comes
under his observation.
The Commission has determined that
every case of reckless driving, either
of a minor or jterious nature, shall
be reported officially, on form postal
cards on which the time, place and
nature of each offense have been print
ed in order that this work may be car
ried on. For instance, if a member of
the Commission witnesses some viola
tion of the traffic ordinance, he takes
the number of the machine and gets
the name of the owner of the car
from Harry B. Coffin, chairman of the
Commission. This card is then filled
out with all particulars and mailed to
the owner of the machine.
If a car owner receives a notice of
his traffic violation he is urged to use
more caution in the future, although
such notice does not necessarily mean
that he will be placed under arrest. If
a second or third offense is reported,
however, the owner of the car will be
There are 15 members, of the Public
Rafetv Commission. and all have
I pledged themselves to watch carefully
for traffic violations, .fciacn lniraction
thus reported is put on record at po
lice headquarters and stands as a black
mark against the offender.
'This action was decided upon be
cause of the unusually large number
of automobile accidents in Portland
during the current year." said J. f.
Jaeger, a member of the Commission.
We are determined to cut down me
number of accidents, and believe that
this can be accomplished if every mem
ber of the Commission makes it his
duty to report every violation coming
under his observation.
"There are any number of autoists
who will always take a chance If they
know that a traffic officer or uni
formed policeman is not in signt.
These are the car owners whose vio
lations can be better checked up Dy
members of the Commission."
In order that this plan may oe wiaer
in it scone, it is possible that the per
sonnel of the Commission will be en
larged In order to give memDersnip to
those persons who are willing to assist
the city officials in their effort to re
duoB the number of automobile acci
dents. Hardly a day passes witnoui
from three to five automobile accidents
being reported, and some stringent
method must be adopted, say members
of the Commission, to stop tnese xrai
COUSIN, SMITH AVERS
SHERIDAN MAN COXTESTS AVltL OP
LATE 8IHS. FALI.G.
Mr. Smith. If she had had a relative.
they declare, Mr. Strong surely would
have known of it.
It Is further declared that Mr. Smith
had never made known his relationship
to Mrs. Faling until after her death In
this city in the Summer, and that he
arrived in Portland from Sheridan the
day before or the day of the funeral.
It Is asserted that he never even at
tended the funeral.
In addition to laying a claim of re
lationshlp. Smith will further attempt
to prove that the last will and testa
ment of Mrs. Faling was made out and
signed by her through the "undue in
fluence and coercion" of the two chief
beneficiaries. Strong and Mead. This
allegation is contained in the papers
filed in the will contest.
The law firm of Dey; Burnett &
Hampson and E. E. Heckbert will repre
sent the Sheridan man, while the heirs
of the estate will be represented by
John F. Logan, C. Henri Labbe and
James G. Wilson.
26,000 BANKS TO GIVE AID
Hundreds of Thousands of Firms,
Corporations and Citizens, In-
eluding Womeu and Chil
dren, United in Movement.
WASHINGTON. Sept. 30. The sec
ond Liberty Loan campaign will open
tomorrow. For four weeks the entire
Nation will be a recruiting ground for
money with which to carry on the war.
To obtain $3,000,000,000 In subscrip
tions,' the minimum set by treasury of
ficials for the issue, a gigantic machine
of many parts stands ready to be set
In motion with the opening of the
compaign. Fifty per cent greater
than the first Liberty Loan, the pres
ent offering is the largest the Amer
ican people people ever have been
called upon to absorb.
Five Billion Is Goal.
Five billion dollars and 10.000,000
subscribers that is the goal which of
ficials hope to reach during the next
four weeks. The services of virtually
every Industry of the Nation have
been enlisted. Hundreds of thousands
of Individuals, firms and corporations
will unite in giving all or a part of
their time in carrying the work for
ward. Secretary McAdoo will open the
campaign formally with a speech in
Cleveland, O., and then make a trans
continental tour which will take him
Into virtually every section of the
country and keep him on the road
until October 26, the day before the
subscription books close.
20,000 Bank to Lend Aid.
More than 26,000 banks, working un
der guidance of the twelve Federal
Reserve Banks, regional headquarters
for the loan, will be the treasury's
first lieutenants. The entire press of
the country daily newspapers, weekly
and monthly magazines, trade papers,
foreign language publications and
farm papers which contributed so
largely to the success of the first is
sue, will work for the success of the
Chambers of commerce, boards of
trade, manufacturers' associations and
kindred organizations have pledged
their active and unstinted efforts in
Patriotic societies by the score have
been enlisted, as well as church and
school organizations, labor unions, fra
ternal societies and school children.
Boy scouts, veterans of the last cam
paign, are planning a heavier drive
for the second. Women's organiza
tions from coast to coast have been
marshaled under the leadership of a
central women's Liberty Loan Com
mittee, headed by Mrs. W. G. McAdoo,
and tens of thousands of local com
mittees of both men and women will
aid in the chief towns and cities.
FAIR WELL ATTENDED
TOTAL ADMISSIONS FOR WEEK ES
TIMATED AT 121,000.
Receipts About 93000 Above Those
Last Year, Showing Surplus of
f 12,000 to 915,000.
SALEM, Or., Sept. 30. (Special.)
An estimate made today by Secretary
A. H. Lea, of the State Fair board,
placed the total admissions for the
week of the fair at 121,000, or 11,000
more than last year, with total re
ceipts approximating $60,400. This
year's total receipts exceed last year's
by about J3000. and it is estimated that
the fair will show a surplus of be
tween $12,000 and $15,000.
A protest filed with the State Fair
board against the exhibit of Polk
County was withdrawn by the protest-
ants today. The protest was made on
the ground that Mrs. Minnie Braden.
superintendent of the pavilion, also
had charge of preparing and putting on
the Polk County exhibit.
Secretary Lea today sold his little
pacer, Helen Hal, to Joe Carson, mil
lionaire racing man of Winnipeg, for
$1000. Helen Hal is free to enter in
any class and is a pretty little animal.
fane figured in two races at the fair.
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Contestant Claims He Is Entitled
Share of Property Otherwise
Disposed of by Will.
Whether or not W. Tyler Smith, of
Sheridan. Or., was a cousin of Mrs.
Xarifa Faling, deceased, and, if so, en
titled to all or a part or ner nair-mii
lion-dollar estate, is a question which
will be fought out before County Judge
Tazwell, starting October 15, in a will
contest which promises to arouse un
W. Tyler Smith bases his claim for a
portion of the estate on the ground
that he was a first cousin of Mrs.
Faling and, as such, was entitled to a
substantial amount by law. This rela
tionship will be denied by Thomas N.
Strong and C. L. Mead, chief benefi
ciaries under the terms of the will.
Attorneys for the Sheridan man de
clare that they can show positive proof
that Mr. Smith was closely related to
Mrs. Faling, while, on the other hand
the attorneys for the Faling heirs are
skeptical as to these claims of rela
tionship. It is pointed out by attor
neys for the estate that Thomas N.
Strong had served as attorney for Mrs.
Faling for more-than 40 years, and
during that time had never heard of
GAMP WORK GOES AHEAD
TACOMA BUILDING TRADES
Semtary Parsons Says Government
Will Not Be Embarrassed at This
Stage of Construction.
TACOMA. Wash.. Sept. 30. (Spe
clal.) Although action was taken by
the Metal Trades Council Friday to
refuse to handle non-union lumber, ev
ery man affiliated with the council re
ported for work Saturday mornine.
uarap Lewis construction work will
not be delayed by the present non
union lumber controversy. T. M. Par
sons, secretary of the Building Trades
Council, which has 3000 members em
ployed at the cantonment, says: "We
absolutely refuse to have the Govern
ment embarrassed at this stage of the
cantonment construction. The Build
ing Trades Council has taken this stand
from a patriotic and humanitarian
standpoint.. Troops are arriving daily.
and to stop construction at this time
might deprive the boys of shelter."
Relative to the action of metal work
ers, a number of union officials said
today they believed this was not bind
ing on affiliated organizations involved
and that if a strike was actually pend
ing it could not possibly be effective
inside of 10 days. There are only two
Tacoma shipbuilding plants actually
affected, the Seaborn and Foundation
yards. The Todd plant has refused to
handle unfair lumber, while the Ta
coma and Barbare shipyards are open
FAMOUS HENS EXHIBITED
State Hospital Flock Shown at Fair
SALEM, Or.. Sept. 30. (Special.)
Superintendent Stelner, of the State
Hospital, today removed from the State
Fair the hospital's exhibit of its fa
mous Oregon heiw. This flock of 3000
hens produced 43,6 S dozen eggs from
September, 1916 to 1917, and the ex
hibit contained 2309 eggs, one day's
product Some hens shown in the ex
hibit had trapnest records for their
first year of 302. 291, 284 and 281
eggs. The flock had 272 hens which
averaged 229 eggs each for 1917 and
1349 of these hens averaged 198 eggs
each in 1915.
These famous Oregon hens were orig
inated by Professor J. L. Dryden, of
the O. A. C, and are the only breed
used in the State Hospital poultry
Gresham School Xecds Repairs.
GRESHAM, Or., Sept. 30. (Special.)
Frank C. Jones, a local contractor
and builder, has been employed to re
place the floor in the commercial room
of the union hlgrh school building.
When the building was constructed
two years ago the contractor laid the
floor on scantlings embedded in con
crete, and there was no space for air
circulation, which caused the floor to
A clothes -selling policy which has saved the men and
young men of Portland many thousands of dollars
This profit-sharing plan was only inaugurated a few months ago, and
today this store is the most-talked-of store in the city, because every man
who buys his clothes here gets so much better value than he expected to
get or could get elsewhere that he sends his friends here, with the result
that our business for the whole store has increased for the month of Sep
tember more than 100 per cent over last year, which proves we were meet
ing the situation in the right way when we concluded in these times of
high prices to share equally with our customers the profits charged.
We guarantee to duplicate
in value suits or overcoats
sold by other stores for
$25.00, $30.00 and $35.00
At Our Price . .
EVERY DAY IN THE YEAR
We guarantee to duplicate in value suits or over
coats sold by other stores from $35.00 to $50.00
At Our Price . . . .
EVERY DAY IN THE YEAR
We pay from thirteen-f if ty to twenty-one-fifty to sell at twenty.
We pay from twenty to thirty-two for clothes to sell at thirty.
Corner Washington and West Park
SEAMEN WIN STRIKE
Shipping Board Decides
Grant Wage Increase.
OTHER DEMANDS WAIVED
Lake Carriers Yield Many 'Points
and Controversy Is Settled.
Other Shipping of Nation
Already In Accord.
WASHINGTON. Sept. 30. The strike
of Great Lakes seamen set for tomor
row was called oil here today by union
leaders when the Shipping; Board, serv
ing; as arbitrator in their dispute with
the carriers, decided to grant wage in
creases demanded. Other demands were
waived pending Investigation by the
The dispute was brought to the Ship
ping Board when it appeared the car
riers' refusal to deal with the Seamen's
Union had defeated all hope of an ad
justment. Both sides agreed to abide
by the board's decisions in all except
the demand for union recognition,
which the carriers still refuse to meet.
The men asked a minimum wage for
seamen during October and November sen
of $95 a month. The carriers had de
clined to pay more than J85. Deck
hands will receive J60 a month, 2.50
more than the carriers were willing to
enter into the general agreement nego
tiated a month ago by the Government
with shipping interests and union rep
resentatives under which a new gen
eral wage scale was fixed, and living
conditions aboard ships Improved.
70 CATTLE BRING $12,000
W. K. Newell Herd at Gaston Is Sold
GASTON. Or.. Sept. 30. (Special.)
The sale Friday of the W. K. Newell
herd of registered Holsteins at Clov
eridge Farm, near Segher's Station,
was well attended. The sals was held
under the direction of the new owner!
of Cloveridge Farm, Mandius Oteon, of
Portland. While there were many fine
animals sold at a sacrifice, the sale as
a whole was satisfactory, 70 head
bringing $12,000. Thirty cows averaged
The top price, J440, was paid by the
Rev. Mr. Martin, of Mount Angel, for
a beautiful 4-year-old with a high butter-fat
record. Many of the cattle
were bid in by the dairymen of this lo
cality. Louis Wilcox, of Scogeins Val
ley, paying J1475 for a bunch of nine
heifers and young cows. Lionel L.
Paget, of Kast Gaeton, purchased three
young heifers for $00. John Kiernan,
of Portland, -was the heaviest buyer.
Alleged Deserter Taken South.
EUGENE, Or., Sept. 30. (Special.)
Sergeant Howell, from Vancouver Bar
racks, left Eugene this morning with
George Trott, of Eureka, Cal., in
custody. Trott is alleged to have de
serted from among the drafted men
from California, leaving a train at
Junction City. He was arrested In Eu
gene by Chief of Police C. B. Christen-
The lake carriers were the only ehip-
owners of the country who did not
23 Malheur Men to Go to Colors.
VALE. Or.. Sept. 30. (Special.)
Twenty-five Malheur County men will
leave October 3 for war service under
the selective draft.
Eat More Core!
When you eat corn instead of wheat you are saving for the
boys in France.
Corn is an admirable cool weather food.
Whether or not you like corn bread, corn muffins, "Johnny
Cake," or corn pone, you are sure to like
Railroad Addition Proposed.
CENTRALIA. Wash.. Sept. 30. (Spe
cial.) A survey is being made for a
proposed road to be constructed from
the terminus of the railway, east of
Onalaska, to Salkum. If the road is
established It will mtke fTTe railroad
accessible to a large number of farmers
in the vicinity of Ethel and Salkum.
The newest wrinkle in corn foods crisp, bubbled flakes of
white corn a substantial food dish with an alluring smack
and costs but a trifle.
Make Post' Toasties Your War Cereal
Pnfnlesn operntlon on the tectta. mm
per ha pa you will know front yonr own
fiprrifncr, drprnd largely on the man
who aura the lnatrument. If be la care
Icmm, Irritable or unamathetic, he will
Yon Will ot Get Hurt If Yon Find
The Union Painless Dentists are In
corporated under the laws of Oregon,
and the company is responsible for the
guarantee that goes with all the work
that leaves their office.
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Porcelain Crowns 83.50 to 85
Porcelain Killings g
2--K. Oold Crowns S3.50 to S3
SS-K Oold Bridge 3.50 to 85
23VA Morrison, Cor. 2d
Look for the Ilia; Union Slffn
SEPT. 30 TO OCT. 6
A mobilization of the
Central Oregon Army
of the Grain Fields and
Fine Stock Ranches.
Daily Sept. 30 to Oct. 6
Standard and Tourist Sleepers
Daily to Bend
5th & Stark Sts.
10th & Hoyt Sts.