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CITY NEWS IN BRIEF
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PUBLISHER OF THE EVENING TELEGRAM, OF PORTLAND, WHO
SUCCUMBED TO LINGERING ILLNESS.
To Miss This Would Be Unfortunate!
TIFE MORNING OKEGOXIAK, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 5, 1917.
M JJJ ISA V.ji
ORPHEUM (Broadway at Taylor Blr-tlme
vaudeville. This afternoon at 2:15 and
tonicbt at 8:15.
BAKER (Broadway or Sixth, between Alder
and Morrison) Alcazar stock Company In
"Just a Woman." This afternoon at 2:15
and tonight at 8:15.
PAMTAGES (Broadway at Alder) Vaude
ville. Three shows daily. 2:30. 7 and 8:0.1.
HIPPODROME (Broadway at Yamhill)
Vaudeville and moving" pictures. 2 to 5;
6:45 to 11 P. M. Saturday. Sundays, holt
days, continuous. 1:15 to 11 P. M.
BTRAND (Washington street, between Park
and West Park) Vaudeville and moving
LYRIC (Fourth and Stark) Musical com
edy; dally, afternoon and night.
ICE RINK (Twenty-first and Marshall)
Afternoons -and nlghta
IIoosb to Take in 120. Portland
Lodge of Moose No. 291 will hold a
record Initiation this evening.- a class
t 120 candidates beine; in waiting- for
the ceremony that will -make them
Loyal Moose. Through the efforts of
H. W. Millspaugh, of San Francisco.
department supervisor of the order, an-
imveius nas Deen given the drive for
new members and large numbers are
being added to the herd. The local
lodge has 2400 members In good stand
ing and is always on the lookout for
Hibernians Elect, Officers. The
following officers of the Ancient Order
of Hibernians were unanimously elected
last Monday evening to serve for the
ensuing year: President, E. H. Deery;
ito-jjresmeni, jonn K. Murphy; record
ing secretary, Edmund J. Murnane;
finanical secretary, T. R. McGulgan;
treasurer, John B. Coffey; sergeant-at-arms,
Thomas P. Dougherty; sentinel.
Itobert B. Day; standing committee,
Thomas Tuohey, chairman; J. B. Dren
nan. P. J. Ferguson, J. P. Kerby and
Abatement Cases Dub Todat. Tem
porary injunctions against six of the
17 houses named in abatement proceed
ings started a week ago by District
Attorney Evans, will be sought at a
hearing this morning before Presiding
Judge Kavanaugh. It is alleged the
houses -are used for immoral purposes
and the District Attorney seeks to have
them closed for this purpose pending
the final determination of the abate
Smaller C a n d t Men Forced to
Comply. According to reports received
by Assistant Food Administrator Ne
well, all of the smaller candy manu
facturing establishments in the city are
now living up to the 60 per cent cut
in the amount of sugar to which they
are held by the Government. It was
necessary, however, for an order to be
issued to force compliance with the
law. The larger plants voluntarily
cut their portions In half.
Boy's Case Is Set. Presiding Judge
Kavanaugh yesterday set December 12
as the date for hearing the mandamus
petition of Mrs. Ida Huffenmiller
against Juvenile Judge Tazwell and
Will F. Spencer, 'of the Juvenile Court,
in which the petitioner alleges the
officials are attempting to "railroad"
her. 15-year-old son to the state train
ing school and an keeping secret all
records In the case.
Booth Lowret Entertains. Booth
Lowrey, the Blue Mountain philosopher,
entertained the members of the Rotary
Club at their luncheon In the Hotel
Benson yesterday .with ' humorous
sketches and laugh-provoking "stunts."
He lived up to his advance notice as
A laugh-producer of unusual merit.".
jv large number were present to enjoy
School Board Is Sued. Suit to re
cover 2548 from the Portland School
Board . was started yesterdav in the
Circuit -Court by D. - H. MoKlnley a
landscape gardener who wan employed
o improve the grounds of the Franklin
High School. He alleges the School
Board refused to pay him in full for
bis services, which included a number
of "extras" In addition to the regular
Another Tono Cab Set. The sec
1 ond of a long series of trials Tor" com
plicity in the recent Chinese tong kill
ings win be started Friday morning
In the Circuit Court when Chin Jung
xiin, president ot tne Kuey Sing tong,
win De placed on trial for second de
gree murder. The first trial against
Oong Woo. secretary of the same tong,
resulted in a directed verdict for ac
quittal by Circuit Judge Gatens.
COLONEL DISQUE TO SPEAK. Colonel
Brice P. Disque. commanding the spruce
production division of the Signal Corns.
with headquarters at Portland, will be
tne speaKer at the meeting of the mem
hers' council of the Chamber of Com
merce at noon next Monday. He has
not announced his formal subject, but
it probably will relate to his work in
getting out airplane stock.
Complaint Is Defective. Because of
a defective complaint, District Judge
Jones dismissed the charge against
John Fletcher who was accused of
publishing false advertisements in con
nection with the sale of automobiles.
He Is alleged to have advertised and
sold as new machines, a consignment
which had been damaged in transit
irom the factory.
Man and Whtskt Taken. Lorenxa
Boggs and a suitcase laden with 12
quarts of whisky were intercepted at
an East Side depot yesterday morn
insr by Deputy Sheriffs Christof ferson
and Ward. Boggs had just arrived
from San Francisco. He was taken to
the County Jail and held under
charge of bootlegging.
Estate Valued at $36,000. An estate
valued at 36.00O was left by the late
II. Wolf, Portland merchant, according
to the court inventory filed yesterday
by the appraisers.- The estate eonsists
mainly of cash in the bank and nu
merous small promissory notes, all of
which are appraised at their full face
Libel Suit on Trial. Trial of th
euit of Johanna Kovick against Caro
line Bukovi was started yesterday In
the Circuit Court. The plaintiff de
mands $5000 In damages for the alleged
defamation of her character by the
Bukovi woman. She alleged false
charges against her chastity have been
made to many people.
EMBEZZLEMENT IS CHARGED. George
Moss, a former employe of R. J. Jones
was arrested . yesterday by Deputy
Constable Deimel on a charge of em
bezzling $18 from his former employer.
It is alleged he collected $18 from
creditor and failed to account for It.
He Is held for District Court action
Reed Lecture Scheduled. The first
lecture In the Reed College course on
"International Organization" will b
piven tonight at 8 o'clock. In Library
Hall, by Paul H. Douglas on the sub
ject of "Nationality and Geography,
This lecture is open to the public
; Stolen Brass Recovered. About 80
pounds of brass journal bearings,
stolen within the last two months from
the Pacific Marine Works,- East Mai
and East Water streets, were recovered
yesterday by Detectives Graves and
Church Guild to Hold Supper. The
guild of St. John's Church. Milwauki
will hold its annual supper and sale at
the Grange Hall Thursday, beginning
at 6 P. m.
Dr. Leo Ricen moved to 814-15-16
Journal bldg. Adv.
Dr. Collie F. Cathst returned. Sell
lng bldg.i Adv.
Dr. Amos, physician. Selling bldg.
Dr. Amos, surgeon. Selling bldg. Ady,
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Lumber Compant Sued. The first of
number of pending suits against the
A. Smith Lumber & Manufacturing
Company for damages incident to the
loss of life in a fire which destroyed
rooming-house, the property of the
corporation, on Coos Bay the night of
February 16, 1915, was brought to
trial yesterday before United States
udge Bean and a Jury in the Federal
Court. The plaintiff is H. B. Askew,
administrator of the estate of Roy E.
Askew, on of the men who lost their
lives in the fire. It is alleged that
the building was not properly equipped
with fire escapes. Damages in the sum
of $7500 are asked.
Traffic Manager Goes East. W. D.
Skinner, traffic manager for the Spo
kane, Portland & Seattle Railway, has
gone to St. Paul to confer with heads
f the Northern Pacific and Great
orthern railways. Joint owners of the
North Bank line. Various traffic mat
ters await decision, among them being
adjustment of Joint through rates on
umber over the Northern lines from
Willamette Valley territory of the
Shipbuilders Demand Meat. Speak-
rs are to be sent among men employed :
n certain shipbuilding plants along
the river in Portland for the purpose of
encouraging them in the observance of
meatless days. Reports to the office
f W. B. Ayer. Food Administrator for
Oregon, are to the effect that large
numbers of these men demand meat in
restaurants adjacent to their places of
labor, declaring that they require it on
account of their hard work.
Baker Man's FuveraL Todat. The
funeral of Max Weil one of the promi
nent residents of Baker. Or., and well
known here and elsewhere throughout
the state, who died at his home on
Monday is set for today at 1:30 o'clock
t Holman's Undertaking parlors. Serv
ices at the crematorium afterward will
be private. Mr. Well was 70 years old.
He left his widow, a daughter, Hor
tense, and a son, Edgar, of Los An
geles. Woman Hurt bt auto. Mrs. C. A.
Houghteling, of the Hanover Apart
ments. 167 King street, was badly
bruised when an auto struck her as
she stepped off a streetcar at King and
Washington streets Monday night. She
was taken to St. Vincent's Hospital.
Frank Russo, of 94 East Fifteenth
street North, driver of the car. said the
glare of the headlight of a passing,
streetcar prevented him from seeing
Furniture Firm iw New Location,
With many new mahogany gift pieces
to augment its stock- muffin stands,
sewing tables, table nests, tea carts,
table lamps, davenport tables, etc., J. G.
Mack & Co., now occupy new quarters
at 148 and 150 Park street, between
Alder and Morrison. A goodly number
of furniture pieces still bear special
price tags. It's a mighty good time to
make selection of a gift piece or two,
Salesmen Wiia Assist. Traveling
salesmen throughout the state have
promised to co-operate with the Food
Administration on their trips by spread
ins the gospel of the meatless and
wheatless days. In the aggregate, they
will be able to do a big work, says w
K. Newell, assistant administrator for
Oregon, who arranged with them to
help in this way.
Auxhjart to Meet. The regular
business meeting of the Auxiliary of
Company A. 116th Regiment Engineers,
will be held in the story hour room of
Central Library at 8 o'clock tomorrow
night. A special meeting of the execu
tive committee is requested at 7:30. In
teresting letters from Captain Parrish
and other members of the company will
be read. .
Slacker Is Sentenced. Pleading
guilty to substituting another name .on
his registration card in order to evade
the draft. Harry Desmond yesterday
was sentenced to 60 days in the County
Jail by United States Judge Wolverton
Desmond altered his card by substltut
ing McKnigbt as his surname.
Merry Menders to Meet. "The
Merry Mendders" will meet in Albertina
Kerr Nursery home for the regular
meeting on Tnursaay at l o clock.
Beginning Pecember 1, 1917, .the
steamer BAILEY GATZERT will leave
Portland at 7 A. M. Tuesday, Thursday
and Saturday, and the steamer DALLES
CITY leaves Portland at 7 A. M. Sun
day, Wednesday and Friday. Alder-
street dock. Adv.
CARD OF THANKS.
W wish to thank those who eo kind
lv assisted us In our bereavement. Th
help and sympathy extended are deeply
MRS. M. EL FOSTER AND FAMILY.
JOHfl GAPiHQLL DEAD
Well -Known Newspaperman
Succumbs to Long Illness.
MANY FRIENDS TO MOURN
Life One of Varied Achievement,
From Breaker Boy in Coal Mine
to Publisher of Dally Newspaper-Fair
John Francis Carroll, publisher of
the Evening Telegram, and one of the
est-known newspaper men of the Pa
cific Northwest, died at his home, 576
East Fifteenth street North, at 1 o'clock
yesterday morning, after an illness of
"Word" of Mr. Carroll's death, which
became generally known in Portland
yesterday, brought deep regret to
many. He was known an a "clean
fighter, ' a smiling, give-and-take op
ponent, with a penchant for espousing
forlorn hopes and carrying them
through to victory.
It was this quality, coupled with his
fearless advocacy of what he Judged to
e correct in principle and designed to
dvance state and civic standards, that
won for Mr. Carroll a host of friends
and admirers, while gaining him the
respect and liking of those, arrayed
First Job at Coal M1bs.
He was born on June 15. 185. and
his first Job was that of breakerboy in
tne Pennsylvania coal mines. In an
endeavor to raise funds for a college
course he entered newspaper work as a
reporter on the Evening Chronicle, of
Pottsville, Pa., where one of his first
assignments was to "cover" the noted
Molly Maguire cases.
As a student at the Pennsylvania
Normal School, John Francis Carroll in
tended to perfect himself for the voca-
lon of teacher, but his heart was not
in the work. Later he studied medicine
at the Western Reserve University, of
As a reporter ;.- was employed or the
Missouri Republican, of St. Louis, and
was attached to the staff of. a dally at
St. Joseph. Mo., -t a time vhen the
late American poet, Eugene Field, also
was a reporter cn the same paper. In
1S&0 and 1SS1 Mr. Carroll was city edl.
tor of tne Omaha Bee.
Cowboy Life La'ts Three Years).
Life in the early West was numbered
among the experiences -f his varied
life, when he became a Texas cowboy
In 1882, riding the rar,-e for three
years, and known to his companions of
the cattle camps as "Dogie John."
In lkS4 Mr. Carroll left the cattle
country and returned to the East, be
coming a member of the Cleveland
Leader staff. Later he was promoted
to the city editor's desk. A few years
later he became city editor of the Chey
enne (Wyo.) Leader, and was a strong
lance In the fight against Intolerable
His advocacy of fair play, while
editor of the Cheyenne Leader, brought
Mr. Carroll Into conflict with the cat
tle barons, where his fearless attitude
carried him safely through threats o
murder. But the boycott promoted by
the cattle barons produced its inevi
table result, the Leader languished,
while its editor fought to the last.
Poor In purse, but rich in the certainty
that he had altered conditions for the
better, Mr. Carroll turned to Denver,
where he took charge of the Post.
In Denver he became the patron of
1 TRY A
jMade m America
The Champagne of Lax-
ative Water. Pleasant S
For Sale Everywhere
Just a little light on this
Christmas present proposi
tion. In these days of doubtful
values our showing of gifts
will appeal to the thoughtful
Here are worthy presents
for men and boys, and some
for girls, too. Sweaters for
the whole family.
Mackinaws for men and
boys. Clothing gloves and
caps for the car. Ties made
for men from a man's store.
And for men under the colors
a special section of welcome
You'll appreciate shopping
here, experienced all-year
eales-men, no crowding, no
rushing at this leading spe
cialty store for the things
men and manly boys prefer to
wear. I tit the Lion on your
list today 1
The Kuppenheimer House in -Portland
MORRISON AT FOURTH ST.
Gus Kuhn, Pres. S & H. Stamps Given.
Paul Laurence Dunbar, the famous
colored poet, who died two years ago,
and It was the publisher's assistance
that first set the struggling versifier
on the road to fame and renown as one
of the foremost of all American poets.
Mr. Carroll came to Portland in Au
gust. 1943. becoming managing editor
of the Oregon Journal, a position which
he occupied until May, 1906, when he
became managing editor of the Even
Among his many accomplishments
for Portland are numbered the annual
Rose Festival and the public market.
which was named by municipal author
ities "Carroll Market" in his honor.
Portland business men - yield to him
the credit for the inception of the Rose
Festival, and maintain that his tireless
energy In behalf of the famed floral
show was a determining factor in its
establishment. His campaign for the
public market, as in all things he un
dertook, was marked by a thoughtful
and zealous application that had for
its goal the ideal of civic improvement.
Rotsrr Club Pit Tribute.
At a session of the Rotary Club yes
terday afternoon, ' the members, by a
rising vote, adopted a motion to pre
Dare resolutions of sorrow in the" loss
of their friend and fellow townsman.
"A fair fighter, a square friend and
a constructive, broad-visioned citizen
and publisher," was the tribute paid to
his memory by Marshall N. Dana, at
the Rotary Club meeting. ,
To his task as a publisher and the
accomplishment of his constructive
Ideals Mr. Carroll brought the full
power of wide and well-selected read
in sr. & sreneral knowledge of all litera
ture, a thorough familiarity with the
best and a keen understanding; of
He was held to be an authority on
the fine arts and brought to their
consideration a true love of the beau
tlful. Etchings, rare rugs and tapes
tries, porcelains whatever portrayed
the genuine expression of art were the
favorite studies and themes of his
Rank High la Masonry.
John Francis Carroll was born at St.
Clair,, Pa., June 15, 1858, the son of
Thaddeus and catnerine ijoraanj car.
roll. On May 1, 1389, he was wedded to
Florence Hurlburt, of Denver, Colo. He
was a member of the Scottish Rite Ma
sons and the Mystic Shrine.
He is survived by bis wife and eight
children. Residing at the family home
In this city are Margaret, Edwin, Wal
ter and Oerton. Mrs. Manton Mlchell.
. SPECIAL DINNERS
afford one the opportunity of
dining well ' in
Special Dinner No. 38 G5
Served 5 to 8 P. M.
Choice of Soup
Choice of: Special Entree
Baked Salmon, Baked Hali
but, Roast Beef, Roast Veal.
Choice of Any Vegetable.
Combination or Shrimp Salad
or Head Lettuce.
Pie, Pudding or Ice Cream.
Bread, Rolls and Butter
388 Washington St.
Instant service in our
Coffee Shop 126 Park
1 A Weakened Condition, 1
of the ey muscles often re
ZZ suits In headache and gen-
era. derangement ot the ner-
voua system. Dr. Wheeler
has been very successful la
the use of
by which he strengthens the
muscles governing ine eye- ZZ
S3 ball, in many cases avoiding
ZZ altogether the use of glassea.
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a daughter. Is with her husband, a
Captain of United States Infantry, on
the Mexican border; Mrs. Haig Boya
John, another daughter, resides In
Philadelphia; one son, James, is now
In France with a forestry regiment:
another son, Keith, is on th vaude
ville circuit; the eldest son. Glover,
died several months ago.
Funeral arrangements will be an
nounced later, as soon as word Is re
ceived from the absent daughters.
COCK OF WALK IS TARGET
Rooster Controversy Flnda Its Way
to City Council.
The rooster controversy which has
raged for months In the "Tetter" col
umn of the newspapers has shifted at
last to the City Council. An ordinance
has been sent to the Council to oust the
roosters because of their crowing.
The measure as presented makes it
"unlawful to feed any rooster on any
city lot in any city block having eight
or more dwellings thereon or on any
lot In any double block having IS or
more dwellings thereon, from the first
duv of Mrv in the first dy of January
Mp1 vfe'fffe fly m
Nff;i-r-jiA?it7j ?i irZLy. V' Ws
Success demands that you
dress the part you can't be
too particular your business
dress must be chosen with care.
splendidly meet the dress needs
of every business man. Only the
highest type of garments is displayed.
If 20 American Troopers Can
Whip 200 Mexican Bandits,
How Many Can One American
Trooper Dispose Of?
R. A. Walsh Director
A timely, vivid picture of existing
life on the Mexican Border filled
with laughs and thrills.
TODAY, Thurs., Fri. & Sat.
"VAXJ13EVI LLE &- PHOTOPLAYS
handy little Dime Savings Banks. A dime a
day saved will rapidly encourage the prac
tical handling of your larger coins.
Ask for one of these Banks at our Savings
LADD and TILTON BANK
Washington at Third
each year, unless written consent is ob
tained from each and every resident
within a radius of 400 feet in each di
rection from the lot on which said
rooster is being fed."
$28 GETS AJINE SUIT.
Measures Taken This Week.
Tf you wunt t get in on eomhing
Pave the Way
To consistent regu
lar savings through
the aid of one of our
that is really good, don't fail to go
to the Brownsville Woolen Mills, at
Third and Morrison streets, and b
measured for a first-class, tallor-mada
suit or overcoat. Their special sale
will close Paturday night at 8 o'clock,
which only leaves three more days after
Y.M.C. A. "School
Shop M a the
For detailed Information call at ar
Dept. ot Edneatloa. Division C,
Portlaad V. M. C. A.
Tenth nod Wasblnttss, Portland.
ray and ereninc. individual instruction.
Ilapld auvancemeni. .;ivii service, runmii
hen competent. I'noos uromwij ibji.
In San Francisco
Ccary Street, iutt off Union Square
From S1.50 B, Pay
Breakfast 60c lunch 60o Dinner ( 1 .00
Sandajrtt Breakfast 7 &0 Dinner 11.25
Municpal car Him direct to door. Motor
Bus meets principal trains and steamers.
VANCOUVER, B. C.
FIRST CLASS, 200 luxuriously fur.
nlshed rooms. One block from C. p.
K. Hotel, la tha hsmrt of tbe up
town business section. Eoom rates;
SI. 00 and SI. 50 only.
The WOODS HOTEL
Under same management aa BAR
RON, Vancouver'a oldest and beat- '
known hotel In the heart of down
town bunlnoaa section (next B. C
Electric Depot), bmifle room. SI.00.
V. D. Wood Mgr. Write for re4rv-
CHWAB PRINTING CO.
BEN F.OkEENE-HAkRY FISCHER
STARK STREET SECOND