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PORTLAND TO GREET
OREGON BOYS TODAY
est possible manners. Banners arjnear 1
now and then in the parade, and the
oldest in the Flathead tribe, dressed
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inventor of the "pay-as-you-enter" car
in native costume, follows along close
APPLIED PSYCHOLOGY I
to the body. By the side altar boys
with tall torches light the way be
OPENS OFFICE IN CITY
FOR NATIONS1 LEAGUE
he will be best remembered among rail
way men, although his other Inventive
and engineering achievements were
He was born at St. Thomas, Montatr
ny. Que., June 17, 1S59, his father, the
late Duncan MacDonald, having been
a widely known railway contractor.
After completing his studies at Rimou
ski collegehe began his career as a
timekeeper on railway construction
work. He then started at the foot of
the ladder as a street "car conductor
and rose steadily through all grades
of roadmaster, inspector, assistant su
tween the fires.
Those of the men who are too old
to keep up with the rest of the pro
cession, which, in singgle file, approx
imates a mile in length, straggle be
hind, but totter all the way lest they
.THE MORNING OREGONIAN, MONDAY, MAY 26, 1919.
CHICAGO BOND HOUSE
The Science of Right Living and E
Right Thinking for
HEALTH, HAPPINESS AND
Harriet Luella McCoIlum 1
Psychologist Lecturer Supreme S
Eloquent, Entertaining, Inspiring
Twice Daily, 3 P. M. and 8 P. M.
MONDAY, MAY 26 TO 31
Portland Attractive Field
Sale of Securities.
Overseas Contingent to Reach
City at 12:30 o'clock.
neglect their worship.
Republicans Ask Senate to Ap
The flickering light of the fires,
the gay dress of the Indians contrast
ing markedly with the sombre black
of the whites, the gleam of the torches,
the silence, except for the crackle of
the flames, the shuffling of the feet
over the ground, and. above all, the
weird chant of the Indian women, make
a scene never to be forgotten by those
who have had the privilege of witness
BANK CLEARINGS INCREASE
350 MEN DUE TOMORROW
CHAIRMAN HAYS IS ADVISED
perintendent, superintendent, manager
and general manager of the Montreal
Total of $33,031,123 for Week Com
pared to $23,833,261 Tear Ago;
'Oregon's Own" of 14 7th Field Ar.
tlllcry to Parade, Dance,
Chat and Feast.
METHODIST DH1VE SHORT
Borah's Assertion That West Is Op
PIONEER AXD HONORED LODGE
MAJV TO BE LAID TO FI-VAXi
posed to Alliance Discredited
Bankers' Session Sought.
LOCAL CHURCHES ASKED FOR
The growing attractiveness of Port
land and Oregon as a field for the sale
f investment securities is again ex
emplified in the establishment of an
offifce here S. W. fctraus & Co. of Chi
cago, dealers in bonds secured by im
proved city real estate. Frank R. Cook
was formerly vice-president of the
Commerce Safe Deposit & Mortgage
company, and is well known in the
Pacific northwest as an Investment
tanker of long experience. He will
represent the company not only in the
tiale of bonds but in the placing of
large loans on property. S. W. Straus
& Co. ODened an office In San Fran
cisco three years ago. one in Los An
geles a year ago and have now entered
this section in order to cover the entire
Pacific coast. The magnitude of the
business in bonds of this character is
indicated by the fact that for the cur
rent month the interest due on coupons
of bonds issued by this house total
Clearings of Portland "banks for last
week were $33,031,123.66, as compared
nrith S23.933.261.49 forV the correspond
ing week of last year. The increase
shown bv statements of the clearing
house banks, week by week and month
by month, reveal the healthy condition
of business. It is rarely that a single
day does not show a considerable gain
over the corresponding date of 191S.
Saturday the increase was less than
usual, but it showed a gain, the totals
teinsr S3. 963, 915.36 for the day. A year
ago Saturday the total was S3, 944,198.
Treasury officials at "Washington, D. j
C, have set June 3 as the date when
allotment, of victory loan bonds will
be made to subscribers for amounts in
firtu of S10.000. Because oi over
subscriptions amounting to about $1,
r.no.000.000. it is necessary to allot the
,nnrfa to he distributed among the
l.arirB subscribers, after filling the ap-
nlirations of email buyers, in keeping
with the desire of the government that
thl issue shall remain a popular loan.
widely distributed in order that the
Interest may likewise be paid to the
greatest number of citizens. Until the
allotmentsare completed it is likely no
Quotations will be sent out in market
reports on victory bonds, but thereafter
the bonds will be quoted along with
the bonds of other issues.
A considerable deficit still Is shown
In the net earnings of the Portland
Raialway, Light & Power company for
the yearly period up to May 1, although
anet balance was shown for the month
of April of S30.774. Expenditures fr
construction during the month of April,
however, absorbed this net balance and
about 30 per cent additional, reaching :
a total of S41.245. Gross earnings for
the month showed a gain of lVi Per
cent over April. 1918. but the gain in
net earnings amounted to or.ly 4 per
cent. Summary of financial years were
Gross earnings . . . . -. .SS.095,204 S6.530.330
Operating expense. ln-
and depreciation 8.085.848 8.658.205
2 0 PER CEXT ADDITIONAL.
.. .13.009.358 S2. 872.12.'
... 2.5S3.401 2,508.813
Vet earnings. ..
Operating surplus $ 425.HB5 $
Sinking fund requirem'ts 392,400
Balanc 33.465 S 24.4S8
Payments on bonded pav-
In assessments 171,922 160.18!
Conspicuous among old-time
residents of Portland was Lazarus
Bettman, whose death occurred
Thursday at the family residence
in the Irving apartments and
whose funeral is to be held today,
with interment in Beth Israel
cemetery. Mr. Bettman came to
Portland In 1S56 and had lived
here since that time except for
ten years spent in the mercantile
business at McMinnville and a
short residence in San Francisco.
He bore the distinction of being
the oldest member of Ellison en
campment, Independent Order of
Oddfellows, and the only living
charter member of the McMinn
ville Oddfellows' lodge. S ix
months ago he was presented
with a gold badge, set with dia
monds, in token of membership in
this lodge spanning 50 years.
Mr. Bettman was a member of
the Oregon Pioneer association
and was one of the few persons
living who had been a constant
reader of The Oregonian since its
founding. The deceased was born
in Bavaria in 1835. His marriage
to Miss Caroline Stern, who sur
vives as his widow, took place
in Portland October 15, 1865. Pro
fessor Henry L. Bettman of this
city is the only other member of
the immediate family.
Street Railway company. In 1900 he
went to Paris, where he directed the
construction and operation of 400 miles
of street railway in and near the Freneli
capital. He remained there four years.
He served as president of the Montreal
Tunnel company, the South Shore Land
& Improvement company and the Pre
payment Car Sales company, and as
vice-president or tne .Dominion t-arK
Mr. MacDonald served for two years
as city controller of Montreal and was
a candidate for mayor, but was defeated.
He was a director and at one time
president of the Automobile club of
Canada, honorary director of the Auto
mobile club of America, a member of
the Civil Engineers of France, the In
stitute of Electrical Engineers of Great
Britain and several clubs of Montreal.
Deficit $ 138,457 184,670
For the month of April the compari
son ia as follows:
An'l. '19. Ap'l. 'IS.
Grojs earnings $706,244 $616,280
Operating expenses. Includ
ing bridge tolls and de
preciation 401.207 341.944
Net earnings $305,037 $274,3S3
V,ANt tnr,i. nnA other
fixed charges 225.714 210,618
Operating surplus $ 70.323 S 63,720
Einking fund requirem'ts. . 82.700 31,463
Balance $ 46,623 $ 32.:
Pnvtn.nta rtn bonded Davlnir
assessments 15.849 15,669
One hundred and seven casuals from
Camp Dix will reach Portland at 12:30
noon today and remain in the city
until 4:30 o'clock, when they will pro
ceed to Camp Lewis for final discharge.
According to Frank H. Hilton, secre
tary of the general reception commit
tee, the unit Includes a representation
of Oregon and Portland men who have
The men will be taken .on automo
bile trips around the city following i
luncheon at the Portland hotel. At
the luncheon Mrs. Lulu Dahl Miller,
Walter Jenkins and W. Walter Hart
wig will entertain the men with sing
ing popular songs.
Artillerymen Dae Tomorrow.
Tomorro v morning 350 members of
the 147th fisld artillery will arrive in
Portland. Included In this contingent
will be 156 members of batteries A
and B, known as "Oregon's Own." Ac
cording to latest advices, the troop train
bearing these men will arrive In at the
union station at 8:30 o'clock tomorrow
Portland Is prepared to give these
men a royal reception. Shortly after
their arrival the men will be asked
to parade from the station to Liberty
temple where Acting Mayor Bigelow
will give the returning men an official
welcome. Responses will be made by
Captain Lee Clark and Major H. U.
Welch, who were members of battery
A. but who returned to Portland in ad
vance of the men. Both officers boarded
the train yesterday at Huntington, Cap
tain Clark as representative of the
united auxiliaries reception committee
and Major Welsh as representative of
battery A auxiliary.
Dance to End Programme.
Breakfast, luncheon and dinner will
be served to the men at the Hotel
Portland. Miss Harriett Leach, Mrs.
Lulu Dahl Miller, Walter Jenkins and
W. Walter Hartwlg will sing during
each meal houh, according to the pro
gramme arranged by the entertainment
During the morning and afternoon
automobiles will be furnished to take
the men on rides throughout the city.
Theater tickets will be available for the
use of the artillerymen during the aft
ernoon, and many of th eclubs in the
city will be thrown open to the fighters.
As the final wlndup to the entertain
ment will be a big dance at the public
auditorium. Men of both the 147th
field artillery and the 46th base hospi
tal will be special guests of honor at
03 Casuals Coming.
Arrangements have been completed
by Secretary Hilton for a large re
ception committee to meet the troop
train carrying the artillerymen at
Troutdale tomorrow morning. The con
tingent will leave Portland for Camp
Lewis at 1 o'clock on Wednesday morn
ing. A unit of 93 casuals from Newport
News will reach Portland at 3:30 to
morrow afternoon and arrangements
have been completed to entertain these
men during their stay of 30 minutes in
the city. An effort was made to ob
tain a holdover of these men in Port
land so they might join in the general
celebration staged for the members of
the 147th field artillery, but officers on
the train informed members of the
committee that orders had been re
ceived to proceed without stop to Camp
Smallet Bodies Show Willingness to
Give More, Though Qnotas
Twenty-flva million dollars remained
to be raised Saturday night of the $105,
000.000 Methodist centenary fund. The
national total reported to Portland was
$79,206,000. while the northwest had
contributed $1,794,216, or 73 per cent of
That northwest Methodism may make
the campaign a succeses instead of a
failure, Frank C. Jackson, campaign
director, appealed yesterday to every
one of the 192 churches which had
completed their quotas to raise an ad
ditional 20 per cent of their subscrip
tions today. Within 30 minutes tne
First church of Vancouver, Wash., one
of the 'Initial churches to complete its
quota, and which has now reported
$20,000 and a $15,000 quota, came back
with a wire: "We'll do It." Rev. A. A.
Thompson Is the pastor who made the
A few minutes later. Rev. A. A, Heist
of Astoria, telegraphed tersely: "No
organization necessary. We'll do it."
Astoria has already raised $18,835 on a
quota of $13,935. Then the little church
at Ostrander dashed In with a report
that it, too, joined In the "we'll add 20
per cent" game. Ostrander has already
reported $4i55 on a quota of $4060.
The Portland district lacked last
night $36,000 of attaining its quota,
but this deficiency would have been
far greater but for the fact that a large
number of the smaller Portland
churches have gone nearly $30,000 In
advance of their quotas.
The churches In Portland which, up
to the present, have failed to make
their quotas are: Centenary, First
Methodist church, Laurelwood, Lents,
Montavllla, Patton, Sellwood and Sun
nyside. The small Norwegian Danish
church of Portland, with but 40 mem
bers, raised yesterday $2500, an aver
age of $62.50 per member.
Totals by districts follow:
District Quota. Reported
BelllnRham $161,870 $112,125
Seattle 271, 73U
Tacoma ... 160,895
Vancouver ............... 133.240
W enatchee 13!,3u
Walla Walla 15U,8tl)
The Dalles lOl.nftS
FRIEND'S ESTATE CLAIMED
BARBER SAYS PROPERTY ORAL
LY DECREED TO HIM.
WAH HERO IN WASHINGTON
SERGEANT YORK MEETS OFFI
CIALS AXD IS LACDED,
Net balance S 30.774 t 16.508
In his address before the American
Bankers' association st Washington in
February last. Secretary of Agriculture
Houston called attention to the accom
plishments of the American farmer
during the period of the war. He said.
"they increased the acreage of the lead
ing cereals the second ytnr of the war
by about 40,000,000 over the pre-Lur-
opean war average. In flva years they
Increased the number of hogs by about
16.000.000. the number of cattle, other
than milk cows, by about S, 000, 000. tne
dairy cows by 2,700,000, the number of
work animals by approximately 1,000.-
000, and the last renort shows the num
ber of sheep increased over 1917 by
about 2.125,000. The war Is over, but
the demand for food products ia Just as
great as during the war period. The
production of cereal? and livestock
should be kept to a maximum. There
1 sno Immediate ptospects of any ma
terial reduction in the price of food
The Portland chapter of the American
Institute of Banking Is planning to
bring the 1920 convention of that so-
ciety to Portland. This was decided at
the annual meeting of the chapter at
which officers were elected. With
local membership of 300 and growing
social activities, the membership feels
. that it would be doing something worth
while to attract the visit of the rep
resentatives fro mall over the United
States next year.
President E. G. Crawford and Seere
tary J. L. Hartman of the Oregon tSate
Bankers' association are perfecting the
plans for the annual convention of the
association which will meet in Port
land June 13 and 14. Speakers will in
elude leading bankers of the country
Joseph Chapman, vice-president of the
Northwestern bank, Minneapolis, and
Russell Lowry, vice-president of the
American National bank, San Francisco
have accepted Invitations, as also has
Isaac D. Hunt, of the Ladd Cl Tilton
bank. It is expected that Lieutenant-
Colonel E. C. Simmons, assistant cash
ier of the united States National bank.
now recuperating at Camp Funston, will
return home In time to attend the
meeteing and will tell of his experi
duncan ; Mcdonald dies
Inventor of Pay-as-You-Enter Car
Suecumbc to Tuberculosis.
MONTREAL, Que. Duncan MacDon
ald, inventor of the "pay-as-you-enter"
street railway car, and formerly man
ager of the Montreal Street Railway
company, died at St. Agatha of tuber
culosis, 60 years old.
Duncan MacDonald was one of .the
Tennesseean Who Slew 2 0 Huns,
Took 132 Prisoners and Silences
S6 Machine Guns Is Reticent.
WASHINGTON, May 25. Sergeant
Alvin C. York, Tennessee s mountain
war hero, pronounced by Marshal Foch
and publicly acclaimed as "the greatest
of all," had a memorable day In the
Freeh from his reception yesterday
in New Tork and escorted by Repre
sentative Hull of his native state and
delegation of admiring townsmen
from Pall Mall, Tork visited the war
department, where he met Secretary
Baker; the White House, where he met
Secretary Tumulty, and later the
America owes you a debt of grati
tude," said Secretary Tumulty to Ser
geant York, who modestly declined to
recount his exploits and sat- off In a
corner of Mr. Tumulty's office while
Representative Hull did the talking.
York said on leaving the White
House that he would return to Camp
Merritt tomorrow to receive his discharge.
"Then I'll go home and see mother."
"You are a brave man. I congratu
late you," Secretary Baker told him.
Sergeant York received the congres
sional medal of honor for the might- j
iest single-handed achievement of the
war, in which he killed 20 Germans,
took 132 prisoners and put 36 enemy
machine-gun nests out of business in
RETAIL GROCERS TO MEET
Merchants of Nation Will Be Rep
resented at Denver.
SALT LAKE CITY. The National
Association of Retail Grocers will con
vene in this city June 23-26, inclusive.
Approximately zuu delegates and an
equal number of alternates are evpect
ed to attend and an energetic publicity
campaign is now being inaugurated to
bring here for the convention repre
sentative retail grocers fro mthe en
tire country. At least 2000 are ex
pected. The Utah Retail Merchants" associa
tion will be host to the grocers and a
programme of entertainment is being
planned that promises "not a dull mo
ment" during the gathering. Among
the entertainments planned is an "as
paragus" banquet for the first night
of the convention.
Announcement that special railroad
rates to western points would become
effective June 1 has added zest to the
work of the local committee, and ef
forts are being made to bring many
more to the convention than was origi
nally expected would attend.
WATER RATES KEPT DOWN
Klamath Falls Project Maintenance
Cost Less Than Others.
KLAMATH FALLS, Or., May 25.
(Special.) The Klamath reclamation
project stands low on the list of proj
ects in operation and maintenance
charges for 1919, according to figures
which have been taken from reports
just received at the local office. In
the following list the minimum acre
charge Indicates the cost for each acre
listed for water, the acre-foot minimum
indicates the acre-feet of water per
mitted for use without extra charge.
The expense per extra acre foot of
water Is also given.
Klamath project, minimum acre charge
2; extra per
Sunnyslde. Wash., minimum acre charre
$2; acre-foot minimum $2; extra per foot
Umatilla west, minimum acre chara-a '.
acre-foot minimum $3; extra per foot 50c.
Umatilla, fast, minimum acre charge
acre-foot minimum 40c; extra per foot 50c.
Boise, Ida., minimum acre charge $1,25;
acre-foot minimum $2; extra per foot 30c
TINY LAD SHOOTS BURGLAR
11 -Year-Old Tacoma Boy Peppers
Fleeing Crook With Shot.
TACOMA. Wash., May 25. Using ls
trusty .22 caliber rifle. 11-year-old
Douglas Brown put to flight a burglar
who was ransacking the family resl
dence Saturday night. Douglas doesn't
know whether or not he struck the man
in the darkness, but probably he didn't.
as be only had mustard seed shot.
The prowler gained entrance to the
house through a coal chute and was
busy ransacking upper rooms in
search for money when Douglas, his
sister, Florence, 10, and a chum heard
him. Mr. and Mrs. Brown were absent
at the time. Before the children came
upon him. the burglar ran out of the
front door. Standing on the front porch,
Douglas blazed away in man fashion
to make sure of his departure.
Relatives In Michigan of Late W. Li.
Quackenbaus- Are Expected to
Ben Butler, barber, of 90 East Twen
tieth street, is preparing to make for
mal claim to the estate of his late
neighbor and friend, W. L. Quacken
baus. who recently died at the Good
Samaritan hospital after he is alleged
to have made a statement asking that
his property be given to Butler. At
torney George A. Harr has been re
tained by Butler to represent him In
Butler stated yesterday that he be
lieved the estate to be worth between
$20,000 and $25,000, most of which con
sists of real estate and mining stock at
Colorado Springs, Col. Among the per
sonal effects left by Quackenbaus were
deposit books showing accounts in
three banks In Colorado Springs as
well as deposits in the Citizens' Na
tional bank or Portland.
Quackenbaus was a watchman on the
docks and has lived in Portland for
more than four years and at 120 East
Twentieth street for two years. He is
said to have told a friend that he re
ceived a check l .onthly as dividends on
his mining stock. Mr. Butler has in
his possession already several deeds to
Colorado real estate that belonged to
Butler asserts that three or four per
sons were present at the death of
Quackenbaus and heard him declare his
gift of his estate to Butler. The name
of one of these witnesses Is Charles
Dahlke of Arlington, Or., who occupied
the cot next to Quackenbaus in the
hospital. Butler has not' learned the
names of the other witnesses.
Quackenbaus has a brother and sis
ter in Milan, Mich., who have written to
Inquire about the property, but as they
failed to answer his last letter, Butler
states that he expects them to coma
CHEHALIS. Wash.. May 25. (Spe
claL) Republicans of the state of
Washington, almost without exception.
give unqualified approval, to tne pro
posal that the United States senate pro
ceed with ratification of the league of
nations covenant, and answer nega
tively Senator Borah's recent assertion
that a majority of the people in the
west are opposed to the league and its
That Washington republicans demand
ratification of the league covenant has
been proved by N. B. Coffman of Che
halis, chairman cf the league to en
force peace, who has conducted a wide
Inquiry and who has advised Will 11.
Hayes, chairman of the republican na
tional committee, Washington. D. C of
the strongly favorable party sentiment
for the league. In a recent message to
Chairman Hayes he reported:
"Reports gathered from republicans
In every part of the state from most
trustworthy sources Indicate over
whelming sentiment for ratification of
the league covenant. We fear for the
party If republican senators and party
leaders commit us to an attitude of
National Chairman Advised.
In a letter which followed the tele
gram, Mr. Coffman gave to Chairman
Hayes in detail the findings of his can
vass of state republican sentiment and
emphatically declared that Senator
Borah is mistaken in his recent state
ment that westerners are in majority
opposition to the ratification of the
In order to feel out public senti
ment in this state," wrote Mr. Coff
man, "I addressed a letter to many lead
ing citizens throughout the state, most
ly republicans, asking them to obtain
for me an expression of local public
sentiment on the league of nations
Question. The replies, judged by the
standing of the writers and the many
localities from which they were re
ceived. can be accepted as compre
hensive of the public opinion of tha
"These replies uniformly testify that
the rank and file of the voters in the
state are. to a large majority, in favor
of a league of nations and ratification
by the United States senate of the
amended league covenant.
Party Future In Balance.
"Many of the replies express the deep
deep concern of the writers for the
future of the republican party In case
opposition to the league Is adopted as
a party policy. They fear for the party
if republican senators oppose the rat
ification of the revised covenant and
commit the party as a whole to their
"In this state the question of a league
of nations is regarded as the para
mount issue now before the world. Its
Importance Is ranked as being so great
as to place it above and outside parti
san politics. Party affiliations will be
relinquished without hesitation if they
are found to be at cross purposes with
an issue so vital as that of the league
In his letter to Chairman Hayes the
many affirmative votes taken at pub
11c meetings In this state, the endorse
ment by societies and associations and
the unbroken support of the press were
cited by Mr. Coffman.
Plain People for League.
"The plain people of the party look
to the league of nations to yield some
fruits of victory," warned Mr. cort
man. "They will not bo committed to
the eatfng of soajr grapes just because
the formation of the league has been
largely directed by President ilson.
Here are a few of the comments re
ceived in response to the inquiry con
cernlnsr ratification of the covenant
written by representative citir.ens of
the larger communities of the state:
"I suggest that the most effective
way to aid would be to 'point out to re
publicans generally that the sentiment
of the country is overwne:mingiy in
favor of the league and that the present
covenant is more republican than dem
"The strong position for the republl
cans to take Is that in its amended form
the league covenant Is safe for the
United States to sign and that It has
been made so through the determined
effort of republican senators."
"The position we should take with
respect to the proposed covenant Is to
support it as energetically as we can.
as it now stands."
Ckangrs In Covenant Please.
"I am able to report positively that
If a vote were taken in Pierce county
the present plan for a league of nations
would carry, 10 to 1."
"I think that the changes In the pro
posed covenant of the league of nations
have brought about a marked change of
attitude toward the document and that
Senators Borah and Polndexter in their
persistent opposition are drifting away
from the popular view rather than to
"I wonder to what extent Senator
Polndexter has been made to feel the
disapproval of his constituents?"
The tenor of the entire mass of re
plies is similar to those quoted. So
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DHY WORKERS VISIT. 0. S.
Representatives of England, Den-
murk and Switzerland Arc
Included In Party.
CHICAGO, May 25. On the way to
Washington. 1. C., where on June 4 an
effort will be made to co-ordinate tem
perance organizations for world pro
hibition, a party of foreipn opponents
of alcohol arrived here today to attend
a meeting tomorrow, whm national
leaders of prohibition will protest
aeain;t removal of the July 1 ban against
light wines nnd beer, as recommended
to congress by President 'Wilson. The
foreign visitors are obtaining firsthand
views of the operation of prohibition
laws in dry states and counties and
also are observing saloon operation in
Among those who have arrived or are
expected, were Dr. C. Vf. Saleeby of
London, authority on the medical side
of alcohol; Dr. Robert Herod, of the
International Temperance bureau of
Switzerland; Rev. Canon Masterman,
honorary secretary of the United King
dom alliance; Rev. R. R. Hammond.
president of the Australian alliance pro
hibition council, and Larson Ledet. of
Denmark, editor of a temperance publication.
Dr. Howard H. Russell of Wester-
ville, O., founder of the antt-saloon
league, also arrived and announced that
today was the league's 26th birthday,
having been founded May 21, 1893.
P. N. i MEET TOPS SEASON
GEORGE rillLBROOK PLANS AD
DITIONS TO WINGED M OCTFIT.
at work the past week making the final
nanstmtnis ana picking- out the
various committees that will h-
charge of the big patriotic affair.
tine or the main features of the Kit?
celebration will be a barbecued beef
under the supervision of a master of
the art. and promises to bo one of the
pleasing features of the day. The idea
of the committees who have the cele
bration in hand Is to make the day a
"welcome home soldier boys" affair, in
combination also with the patriotic
part of the day.
The committees who have the work
of getting up the celebration are: lien
eral committee. N. L. Uuy. W. L. Soeh
ren, H. L. Kenton; finance. J. R. Craven
CharL s N. ISiiyeu. V. R. Kills; decorat
ing. H. A. Joslin. C. B. Sunberg, K K
Pieasecki. Mrs. E. V. Dalton and Mrs.
D. 1. I'attrrson: programme and music.
J. K. Miller. Mrs. D. A. MncKenzi.
August p. Rlssner and U. S. Grant;
sports, F. J. Craven, U. O. Grant, Wil
DQUGHBOYS "ENJOY PARIS
DO NOT HESITATE
Show Places of French
Have No Terrors for
Arthur Tuck, Redmond's Star, Will
Be on Hand San Francisco
May Take Part Also.
The grand climax of the track and
field season in Oregon will be the Pa
cific Northwest Athletic association
championship meet on Multnomah field,
June 14. George Phllbrook, coach and
manager of the winged M team, is
handling the arrangements of the meet
along with Dow Walker, superinten
dent of Multnomah Amateur Athletic
Institutions throughout the northwest
and California will be represented at
the meet to compete for the P. N. A.
Athletes of Multnomah club are train
ing hard for the meet and on each warm
afternoon and evening they can be seen
sprinting around the club oval. Coach
Phllbrook Is figuring on several ad
ditions to the club team before the
date of. the meet, which will greatly
strengthen the already formidable squad.
Arthur Tuck of Redmond will com
pete in the meet under the Multnomah
club colors and will be the biggest in
dividual attraction of the day. Ralph
Spearow, holder of the Pacific coast
pole vault record, will attempt to set
new world's mark and is getting in
the best of condition.
Phiibrook Is endeavoring to get the
Olympic club of San Francisco to enter
a team, which would add a good deal of
flavor to the gathering. Oregon Agri
culture college and the University of
Oregon are being asked to enter teams.
Floyd "Mose" Tayne will likely be the
only athlete from Oregon that will get
the opportunity to compete in the inter
allied games just outside of Paris next
month. T. Morris Dunne received a
telegram from Frederick Rublen, secre
tary of the A. A. U., yesterday, saying
that Payne had been selected and if he
Is able to straighten out his business
iffairs in time, will make the trip. Ac
cording to the latest report the SO ath
letes from this country will sail for
France on June 1 instead of June 9.
PARTS. Standing amid the glorios
of the royal past of France, in the park
at Versailles, an American doughboy
burst Into this apostrophe:
"Say, pal, where do you get eats
around these diggin'sl"
American fighting men In leave par
ties led by trained guides from the
Paris headquarters of the Young Men's
Christian association wor work council
may be sern everywhere In Paris and
its environs, enjoying the monuments
of the old regime and of the empire in
a truly American fashion, which does
not prevent the association of th great
palace of Louis XIV and "chow."
"Looks like a decayed church." was
the deliberate estimate of another boy
in khaki as he stood before the Hotel
des Invalidcs. Then he went inside and
became enthusiastic over the marble
railing about the tomb of Napoleon
because It was so "white" and hadn't
One of them emerged from the In
valides and grew poetic about the yel
low light coming through the stained
glass windows above Napoleon's casket.
Then he caught himself, and almost
blushed. In the next breath he called
the Court des Invalldes the "souvenir
piylor of the armies of France." When
he saw Guymer's airplane and learned
what it was, he maintained a reverent
silence of more than a minute before
he began to determine Its "make."
Perhaps the reactions from Versailles
are the most Illuminating.
Haltinir at the Fountain of Neptune,
doughboy cast his eye appraislngly
down the vista of the park.
Uee, he said, there must be two
miles of fountain."
Best of all, apparently, the soldiers
like to go and sit on th. banks of the
Seine watching the river traffic.
The one-fourth size Statue of Liberty
presented to Paris by the American
colonies watches over them, htre. But
even It Is the subject of frank criticism.
"Huh." said one of the critics. "It
don't look as good as the old girl will
when we steam into New York harbor."
INDIAN RITES IMPRESSIVE
Body of Christ, Taken From Cross,
Carried in Procession.
ST. IGNATIUS, Mont. One of
the an -
most impressive and picturesque
nual ceremonies to be seen in
United States takes place at the
cient mission church of the Roman
Catholics here every Good Friday eve
ning, when all the members of the
church, including Indians, take part in
a beautiful service which is seldom if
ever carried out in any other, part of
the country. .
After a short mass in the church,
which is beautifully decorated with
flowers and evergreens, the body of
Christ is taken from the cross and car
ried out of doors. There it is borne
between two rows of camp fires built
for a half mile in and out among the
tepees and buildings of the Indian vil
lage and back around In a circle to
The congregation joins In the pro
cession, headed by 14 squaws, who
chant a mournful hymn in the weird-
MAYFLOWER HAD LIQUOR
Historian Says Supply Kan Out Be
fore Plymouth Rock Reached.
SANDTJS KT, O. The Pilgrim Fath
ers were not prohibitionists despite a
popular opinion to the contrary, ac
cording to Attorney Hewson L. Peeke,
who is writing a history of the prohi
bition movement for former Governor
J. Frank Hanley of Indiana.
Attorney Peeke says he will prove
that the Pilgrim Fathers had booze
aboard the Mayflower up to a short
time before they landed on Plymouth
Rock, and that the reason that they
didn't have any when they arrived was
that the supply had "run out."
Furthermore, Attorney Peeke saya
he will back up his assertions with
Attorney Peeke has been one of the
pillars of the prohibition party In Ohio
for many years. For more than a
quarter of a century he has been en
gaged in research work and has a fund
of information on the prohibition ques
tion from which to draw.
The hsltorian says that the supposi
tion prevailing that the clergy of New
England was dry is unfounded.
He claims he has the word of re
sponsible writers of early days to prove
his contentions that the ministers of
pioneer New England not only drank
his liquor, but that all the bis religious
affairs of those times were recorded
aa having been concluded with drink
Read The Oregonian classified ads.
Borah, contends Mr. Coffman.
COYOTES MENACE IN CURRY
Eradication Steps Fall; Sheepraisers I
Offer Flocks for Sale.
MARSHFIELD, Or., May 25. (Spe
cial.) The coyote menace in Curry
county Is likely to take from that dis
trict one of Us most Important ag
ricultural pursuits, sheepraislng, which,
next to dairying and salmon packing. Is
the prime source if wealth. Coyotes
were first seen In Curry county five
years ago, and despite the most strenu
ous efforts to eradicate them the pests
have increased until sheoprajaers in
certain sections have decide! to dls-
nose of their flocks to prevent big
losses in the near future.
Coyotes are more numerous than
ever before, according to latest ac
counts, and the Elk river and Sixes
territories ara having tha most trouble.
The animals cleverly escape killing.
Dallas Woman Again nonored.
DALLAS. Or., May 25. (Special.)
At the grand lodge session of the Ore-
eon Rebekah assembly held in Salem
this week Mrs. Ora Cosper of this city
was elected secretary without a dis
senting vote. Mrs. Cosper has held
the position for 23 consecutive years
and only on one occasion In that period
has her election to the office been
otherwise than unanimous.
R0SEBURG CARNIVAL LIKED
Portland Business Men Greeted With
Special Courtesy In South.
"Portland had the largest delegation
of any commercial body represented at
the banquet tendered visiting business
men Friday night by the Roseburg
Commercial club. said A. G. Clark,
manager of the Associated Industries
of Oregon, who headed the delegation
"Roseburg certalny did herself
proud," continued Mr. Clark, "and had
three splendid parades the first day
of the Strawberry Carnival, which has
come to be considered a regular event
with the people of the Lmpqua coun
try. It was thoroughly enjoyed by the
Portland visitors, alike for the enthu
siasm with which the citizens entered
Into all of its features and the spirit
or nospitauty extended to visitors.
There were 125 guests at the banquet;
of whom lo were Portland business
men, and the kindly sentiment heard
and co-operative desires expressed
made it a. most gratifying excursion
for the guests of the occasion."
BELLRINGERS ARE SCARCE
81 -Year-Old Veteran of St. Paul's
Ran? Chimes Four Hours.
LONDON. The Joy bells of London
111 soon be ringing for peace. From
hundred towers we shall hear their
"The swinging and the ringing
of the bells, bells, bells
in a paean of joy.
But could all the belfries of London
ring in unison? Are there enough ring
ers to keep all the peals going at
K. Horrex. the octogenarian ringer of
St. Paul's cathedral, doubts it, and
thinks that bands of ringers will have"
to go from belfry to belfry if all the
peals are to ring.
"Sunday by Sunday for 41 years I
have rung the bells of St. Paul's." Said
Mr. Horrex. He has been a ringer since
he was IS and though now In his S2d
year he is still tall and upright, keen
and active. On armistice day he was
ringing for four hours and rive min
utes. Over 20 years ago he rang 11.111
changes in 7 hours 35 minutes.
To encourage decorations during
peace festivities prizes are to be of
fered for best decorated bouses.
WAIKIKI BEACH FOR SALE
Tract Is Wanted for Park as Me
morial to Dead Soldiers.
HONOLULU. T. H. Trustees of the
William . Irwin estate have notified
their local representative that they are
willing to sell the Waikiki beach prop
erty for 1200,000 and to accept In pay
mjnt territorial bonds. The property
is wanted tor a public park which will
bt a memorial to the men of Haw-ail
who died in the world war, public sub
scriptions to provide funds for a suit
able arch or other monument. The ter
ritorial legislature has already passed
a measure providing for a bond issue
to pay for the Irwin property and It is
presumed, the deal will be closed
Read The Oregonian classified a da.
DALLAS WILL CELEBRATE
Demonstration Planned for Soldiers,
Sailors and Civilians July 4.
DALLAS, Or.. May 25. (Special.)
That the Fourth of July celebration will
be the biggest and best ever held In
this county, is the prediction of the face and obscure the features of persons
committees mat nave oeen aiueenuy looking at it.
Electrical devices connected with a
mirror that has been patented cause
advertisements to appear on its sur-