Morning Oregonian. (Portland, Or.) 1861-1937, December 27, 1918, Page 9, Image 9

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IIKir.TO fFroa'lwsy at Taylor) "Busineaa
Before Pleasure." Tonight.
BAKER (Broadway, near MorrlaorO Baker
riayers. in "The Spoilers." Tonight.
A T.OAZAIt (Morrison at Klevrnth) Alcazar
1'layern. la "Mother Caxey'a Chlckena."
Tonight. ,
PANTAOES (Broadwav at Alder) Vaude
ville. Three uhowa daily. 2:80, 7 and 8:05.
HIPPODROME (Broadway at Tamhlil)
Vaudeville and moving pictures, 3 to 5;
6:45 to 11 P. M. tiaturdaya. Sundays, holi
days, continuous, 1:15 to 11 P. M.
ETRAN'D (Washington street, between Park
and West Park) Vaudeville- and moving
pictures; continuous.
LYRIC (Fourth and mark) Lyric Company
in "The King of Bine Bona." Thla after
noon at 2:3l and toniffht at I :au.
On Stile at
Buslneas Office, Oregonian.
Volunteers Needed for War Library
"Work. Assistance of volunteers for
work on books for soldiers is needed at
the Public Library. The new library
building at Vancouver Barracks is
rapidly nearlngr completion and it is
hoped to open it in the first week in
.January, if the books can be made
ready for the shelves. This is the time
when the library building is most
needed. In the present crowded con
dition of the barracks there are not
enough comfortable places in which
the soldiers can pass a quiet hour, nor
are there enough books in the branch
libraries, already established by the
American Library Association in the
Y. M. C. A. buildings. Anyone who has
three or four hours of leisure time
either on 1'Tiday or Saturday of this
week, or Monday and Tuesday of nest
week, will be gratefully welcomed.
For definite arrangements call Main
r.EALTT Board to Hear Music. A
special programme has been arranged
for the last regular meeting of the
year of the Portland Realty Board, to
be held today at noon in the Crystal
room of the Benson Hotel. All mem
bers have been asked to bring with
them their wives, daughters or sweet
hearts. The musical programme will
consist of songs by the Wilbur Quartet,
l-r. Stuart Mctiuire and the Misses Har
riet and Florence Leach and two num
bers by the KUison White Chautauqua
Uureau. Mrs. Lulu lJahl Miller will
lead in community, singing and Percy
Campbell's Jazz Band will render selec
tions. W. B. Shively will give a report
on "Property Rights of - Women in
Planning Commission Approved. An
ordinance creating a city planning
commission received final approval at
the hands of the City Council yester
day. The ordinance as passed provides
for three permanent members, the
Mayor, City Attorney and City Engi
neer. Seven additional members are to
be appointed by the Mayor. This com
mission will act as an advisory body to
the City Council in all matters per
taining to future building, laying out
of streets, parks or other similar im
provements. Tho body will have no
executive power, its function being con
fined to an advisory capacity.
Speier's Position Re-Created at $215.
Captain "Jack" Speier, former Har
bormaster of Portland, will resume his
former duties, the City Council yester
day having re-created the position of
harbormaster at a salary of $215 a
month. Captain Speier entered the
United States service about one year
ago. first being connected with the
United States Shipping Board and later
being transferred to the Engineers
Corps of the United States Army. He
was detailed to Fort Douglas at Salt
Lake shortly before the armistice was
Influenza Cases Decrease. Sixty
new cases of Spanish influenza were
recorded at the Health Bureau for
Christmas day, and 69 cases were re
ported yesterday, which is considerably
below the daily average of several days
previous to Christmas. During the two
days only eight deaths were charged
against the disease. Officials of the
Health Bureau expect the number of
new cases of the disease will become
smaller each day if persons suffering
from tho disease will comply with the
regulations made to prevent the spread
of the malady.
James II. Lynch Returns. Receiving
his commission as First Lieutenant
with the Engineers on the day that
the armistice was signed, James H.
Lynch, of tho Lumbermen's Trust Com
pany, returned to Portland from the
West cantonment. Fort Benjamin Har
rison, Indiana, on Christmas eve. He
will resume his position as bond sales
man for the Lumbermen's Trust Com
pany next week. He was assistant
manager in Portland of several of the
liberty loan drives and enlisted last
Telephone Receivership Continued.
Oswald West will continue as re
ceived of the Home Telephone Com
pany. W. J. Brownell, as an intervenor,
sought to have the receivership set
aside in the Federal Court yesterday,
.ludgo Wolverton not only continued
the receivership, but admitted the Title
Insurance &. Trust Company, of Los
Anoles, owner of th3 second bond
mortgage, to be a party to the suit of
riumucl Hill against the phone com
pany, which air. mil ss bringing- as a
judgment creditor.
Improvement Club to Entertain.
The South Mount Tabor Improvement
Club, organized last week, will give
C liristmas entertainment this evening
at the Joseph -Kellogg School. Offi
cers of the club are: E. E. Gilmer,
president; G. W. Chilson, vice-presi
dent, and G. E. Abrams, secretary and
treasurer. The club extends an invita
tion to the entertainment to all resi
dents of the South Mount Tabor dis
Mazamas to Hike Through Wood
btock. For their Sunday outing the
M-azamas will take Hawthorne-ave
rue cars in time to arrive at East
Fifty-fourth street and Hawthorne
avenue, at 1:45-P. M. Their hike will
then be over Mount Tabor, thence to
Woodstock, returning by way of Reed
College to the Sellwood car, a total of
about six miles.
SriT Filed ; Damages Quicklt Paid.
J. Maehara yesterday filed suit against
W. Margulis for $350 damages as the
result of the death of Mrs. Maehara in
an automatic elevator in a hotel owned
by the defendant. Mr. Margulis con
fessed judgment and paid the $35u to
the plaintiff within an hour after the
Circuit Court suit was filed.
Services to Be Held. Services will
be held at Congregation Ahavai Sholom
Park and Clay streets, tonight at f
o'clock. Rabbi Arthur. S. Montaz will
deliver a sermon. Tomorrow morning
cervices at 8:30 o clock. Rev. R. Abra-
bamson will officiate.
Police Stenoorapher III. Miss
Myrtle Cameron, stenographer for Chief
of Police Johnson, and an employe of
the Police Bureau for many years, was
taken to St. Vincent's Hospital last
night to be treated for influenza. Her
condition is reported serious.
Forest Examiner Arrives. A. R
Wilcox, forest examiner of tho Whit
man National Forest, arrived in Port
land yesterday on a month's detail to
offices of the district forest service.
Keep Warm.
Portland & Suburban Coal Co.. Broad
way ooS. A uu5S. Efficiency, economy,
satisfaction. Adv.
Wht the Milk Cure? Ask tho Moore
Sanitarium. An institution devoted to
doing one thing well. Last 47. Office
0S Selling building. M. 6101. Adv.
Georoiana, 7 A. M. daily, except Fri
day, Astoria and way points; Lurline,
S:30 P. M. daily, except Sunday. Adv.
Theosophists Give Christmas Tree.
The Theosopohical Society gave a
Christmas tree for the Lotus Club Sat
urday evening, December 21. The tree
was beautifully decorated by members
of the society and each child received
a useful gift, with ail dainties that go
with the Christmas season. The chil
dren bang, several gave short talks on
Christmas and solos were rendered by
other little tots. After the gifts and
"goodies" were distributed young and
old joined in and played games and all
had a merry time. The Lotus Club
meets every Sunday at 3 P. 11. in the
Central building.
Deputy Leaves t6 Get HAYtrrELD.
Deputy Sheriff Schirmer yesterday left
for Oakland, Cal., where he will take
D. A. Hatfield into custody and bring
him back to Portland to answer an in
dictment charging him with transact
ing a fraudulent real estate deal. The
deputy ia armed with extradition
papers from Governor Withycombe, as
Hatfield, who has served sentence for
the same offense, has announced he
will fight extradition to Oregon.
Army Information Bureau Opened.
General information offices, for the
prompt reply to any questions relating
to Army insurance or delayed allot
ments, have been opened at 410
Worcester building. Civilians and sol
diers, uncertain' as to certain provi
sions of military insurance, are as
sisted in unraveling their problems and
in securing adjustments. Early next
month the information bure;.u will be
moved to tho new Postoffice building.
Liquor Manufacture Charged. Joe
Kalabich, 28, was formally charged
yesterday with manufacturing intoxi
cating liquor, as a result of the find
ing of an alleged distillery in his room
at 480 Taylor street by Patrolmen
Phillips and McCulloch. The police re
ported that they confiscated 12 gal
lons of "mash," which was stored in
the room. A "worm," for distilling
liquor, also was seized.
Purse Containing) $1100 Lost. O. L.
Turner, of the Blackstone Hotel, re
ported to the police yesterday that he
had lost a purse containing $1100 while
throwing pennies for newsboys to
scramble for He thought ho must have
dropped the purse while reaching in
Dae 1st fall this) month.
"While peace is near, it ia nec
essary for the American people
to continue their expenditures on
the basis of a reasonable stand
ard of comfort, and to set aside
regularly and systematically a
portion of their incomes for In
vestment in Government securi
ties. Continued economy must
UU be our watchword."
Buy War Savings Stamps and
save for the day when your sol
dier boy comes home.
Invest your money In a Gov
ernment security at If com
pound interest
Encourage thrift by personal
example, and prevent expansion
of credit with consequent ten
dency to higher cost of living.
Give War Savings Stamps. In
stead of cash for Christina pres
ents. Buy W. 6. B. to keep your
pledge which falls duo In full
this month. Don't fall Undo
Sam don't be a slacker!
State Director.
his pocket for change. Police have the
description of a boy who left suddenly
while the fun was at its height and are
hunting for him.
R. Bruce Horsfall to Speak. The
Audubon Bird Club will meet tomor
row night at 8 o'clock in Central Li
brary as usual. The lecture will be by
Portland's bird artist. R. Bruce Hors
fall and his subject will be "Bird Books
and Pictures and How to Use Them."
The meeting is free and all are wel
come. Judge Lenient on Christmas Dat.
Christmas tipplers who appeared be
fore Municipal Judge Rossman yester
day found justice tempered with mercy.
All of those arrested on charges of
drunkenness, numbering about a dozen,
were released without sentence after
being convicted.
Auto Theft Admitted; Two Sen
tenced. Louis Spady and George
Ruderahl, indicted last week for an
automobile theft, yesterday pleaded
guilty and were sentenced to indeter
minate terms of from one to five years
n the Penitentiary, by Presiding Judge
Tucker, of the Circuit Court.
Dr. F. M. Brooks returned; 509 Mor
gan bldg. Adv.
To give you an overcoat
that has distinction is our
aim distinction of style, fit,
material and finish. We can
assure you of this in
at .$30, $35, $40 op to $75
They "measure up to the
highest standard demanded by
men who know good clothes,
and wear them.
The Kuppenheimer House in
The Ralston Shoe House in
number of members secured for the
order during the Red Cross roll call for
Christmas week was 4900 in the county,
and 1033 for South Bend. A whirlwind
campaign was staged in South Bend the
last two days of the drive by young
women of the local chapter which re
sulted in the securing of a large num
ber of memberships.
On December 27 and 28, 1918, com
mencing at 9 A. M., I will sell at public
auction to highest and best bidder on
account of Lieutenant Harry N. Bow
ler, property offices. Bureau of Air
Craft Production, at Seattle Coal Ac
Fuel Company's stables, 1333 Weller
street, between 13th avenue South and
Rainier boulevard, Seattle. Wash.'
The following, to wit:
Eleven (11) head work horses from
1300 to 1700 pounds. Six sets double
harness. 1 wagon, complete without
Also for account Siems. Carey. H.
S. Kirbaugh Corp.:
Ninety horses, 1000 to 1700 pounds, IS
sets work harness, 22 stock saddles
and bridges, 61 pack saddles. S Hum
boldt pack saddles, 21 wagons, com
plete without beds, and other miscel
laneous teams and stable equipment.
Farmers and contractors should not
fail to attend this sale.
Owner reserves right to reject any o
all bids.
Terms of sale are cash, 10 per cent
deposit required from all bidders.
B. LEVY, Auctioneer.
1007 American Bank Bldg., Seattle. Adv
Pacific Lines Vp 49 00 Strong.
SOUTH BEND. Wash., Dec. 26. (Spe
cial.) Paul Holbrook, assistant chair
man of the Pacific County Red Cross
chapter, states that tho approximate
Final Arguments Will Be Started In
County Court Monday.
Final arguments in the celebrated
Xarifa Jane Faling will contest will
be started before County Judge Taz
well next Monday morning and will
continue, it is expected, for at least two
weeks. Judge Tazwell said he would
give both sides unlimited time for
argument and attorneys said each side
probably would take at least a week.
The final brief in behalf of W. Tyler
Smith, who is contesting Mrs. Falings
$600,000 estate, was filed yesterday by
Coy Burnett, chief of counsel for the
contestants. John F. Logan, represent
ing C. L. Mead and Thomas N. Strong,
executors and chief beneficiaries, filed
his final brief some time ago.
After the arguments have been com
pleted the case will rest with Judge
Tazwell for final decision.
Get Ready to Transfer
Your out - of - date corre
spondence and records must
be kept where it will always
be available for quick, easy
reference- Efficiency de
mands it. It isn't a day too
early now to begin planning
where and how you are go
ing to store your next year's
I '--. .ri '
You can have all your old 1 nai lJMjy
correspondence separated
by years, and filed and indexed so it's just as clean, just
as quick and easy to find, as though in the regular files !
This is made possible by the use of "Y and E" Transfer
Cases we'll show you how.
Another thing you can do this year at transfer time is
to make your active files neater, more simple, more ac
curate, and speedier to operate by the use of the new
"Y and E" "Direct Name" folders and guides.
Call, phone or drop a card today for complete,
free transfer information.
Glass & Prudhomme Co.
5-67 Broadway
Portland, Oregon
Agents Yawman & Erbe Mfg. Co. Rice Leaders of the
Read The Oregonian classified ads.
Sir. Hoover, in Cliristmas Greeting
to State Administrator Newell,
Praises Teamwork.
Six months must pass before Europe
emerges from her present food diffi
culties and before the United States
can relax in 'saving food for the leiss
fortunate peoples across the seas, says
a cablegram from Herbert Hoover, food
director, received by W. K. Newell,
state food administrator. The cable
gram was forwarded from Washington
by Acting Director Rickard.
Will you convey Christmas greet
ings to all our staff, also to state and
county administrators?" says the mes
sage. "From this side no one can but
appreciate the great contribution to
winning the war that the perfect team
work and the devotion of the food ad
ministration has made possible.
"Europe will be another six months
In recovering from its main food diffi
culties, and thiw some task yet re
mains before us.""
That America still has several laDs
to go before the has saved the 20.000.
000 tons of food promised Hurope is
shown by the message and by posters
from the Washington headquarters.
just received by Mr. Newell. Lincoln
and Wilson are quoted in 2000 posters,
which will be hung in ratlway sta
tions and postoffices. while another
bunch of posters Is to remind those
who eat in public of their food obliga
tions. "With malice toward none and with
charity toward all. lt us strive to
bind up the Nation's wounds and to do
all which may achieve and cherish a
Just and lasting peace." says a quota
tion from the Gettysburg epeech.
"Hunger docs not breed reform It
breeds madness." President Wilson is
quoted as having said.
Home Electric Piano
There is a wealth of good music, a mine of enjoyment
in this wonderful new Electric Piano. It is the most
versatile of all player pianos, covering the widest
possible scope.
As a reproducing instrument it knows no rival at or
near its price
Proposed Amendment to Ordinance
to Be Considered Tuesday.
No action was taken yesterday by
the City Council on the proposed
amendment to the traffic ordinance.
Mayor Baker announcing that a pub
lic hearing on the new legislation
would be held Tuesday morning at 10
o'clock in the Council chambers.
Under the provisions of the proposed
ordinance the restricted area would be
enlarged. In this restricted district
automobiles would be permitted to-park
for only a limited time.
New j ear s Celebration Sliorn of
Cu!tomary Annoyance.
Portland may go wild with nnisemak
ing on New Year's Eve, but throwing
of confetti has been placed under the
ban by the City Council.
City Commissioner Barbur was em
phatic in his protests against the use
of colored paper, saying that lie did
not oh.ieot to noisemaking. but that
earance Sale of Broken
Reductions Range From 15 to 35
We have gone through our stocks and picked out all broken
lines, including Men's and Boys' Suits and Overcoats, Socks,
Underwear, Neckwear, Shirts, Hats, Caps, etc., and cut the
price of same.
We want to impress this fact on your mind, however, that not
all sizes are to be had in each style and that the reductions are
not all alike, some being larger than others.
But we also want you to know that the article showing the
smallest reduction is well worth coming down town for.
So, if you, or your boy are in need of suit or overcoat, underwear or sweater,
sock or shirt, come here at the earliest possible minute. The bargains are
well worth while.
Take a look at our windows. You may see just the thing- you want and it
will cost less than you expect to pay.
Brownsville Woolen Mill Store
Whether it is a nocturne of Chopin played with the
matchless delicacy of a Gabriolowitsch or a Polonaise
by Harold Bauer, the Euphona Electric is faultless
in its portrayal of the master.
Tut on the latest jazz roll and hear the limitless
effects of saxophone or ukulele given with a zest and
spirit of few human pianists.
The Euphona Home Electric is the piano you have
hoped for, longed for. It is sold on easy payments ;
your old instrument pays a liberal part.
victors n
Storev Alao at Siwi l-'ranflMco. Oakland, ncrauicnto, Snn Jobc,
Los Angclc-a.
throwing of confetti was a despicable
habit which should not receive the ap
proval of the city fathers.
Venders will be permitted to sell
horns and other noise-making con
trivances from stands erected in store
Changing of the method of parking
automobiles from th present plan f
mes m
r - - liii
We'll loan you money on
our Easy-Pay-Back-Plan
at to keep up your
payments on
Or well buy them out-
right, or loan you tip to
90 of their face value.
parkins; machines diapoual to tho curb
to parllol to th' curb is another im
portant i liaiipe proposed in tiie new
IUill-to-Man Clothiers
Third and Morrison
with us
We serve from 11 to 2 a
lunch of surpassing good
ness at 50c.
The secluded environ
ment and the perfect,
noiseless service will
charm and refresh you.
Come today!
Direction Arthur H. Meyers.
Srtu at 8 COM Mail 178, A 1781,
overlooking the grand old Pacific
Ocean at ClatFOu iieiieh. SeMtle.
Oregon. In the il-al rlace to tpttnl
the holiday. Kvcry arrangement
has been made for the comfort and
pleasure, or our purns. Trains leave
North Hunk 'Station at fe:30 A. M.
and 6:15 P. M.
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Office Furniture & Appliances
Printing - Engra ving s Bookbinding
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ybr Christmas cheer
A o(t for e&cfx
. oiid evtery one
A worthy oift for
' WorK wli aone
-r every meal
Just ask trie Grocer
where you deal.
in ban Francisco
& Ua jfcJ
Ccary Street, just off Union Square
I rom Si.-SO a Di
BrtaUast 60u Luncn uOu Jinner S
Sundarsi ijreiktast Zbu Dinner SI.
Munkw car line direct lo door. Motor
1HU meets principal train and steamers.
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