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THE MORNING OREGOIAV SATURDAY, JUNE 21, 1919. "
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OF BIG SCALE FRAUD
Clay Chatfield, 20, Indicted on
"SrVIE annual meet of the Portland
I I Hunt club will be the Important
I event lor Portlandera this after-
Inoon. As the meet la the closing; event
of the spring season and as the pro
gramme includes so many Interesting
traces, a throng of spectators Is ex-
Ipected. The clubhouse at Garden Home
has been the center for numerous teas
fand luncheons this week.
-. ,,-n , .Tltrn iiiiim i.rn several prominent women win enter
SEVERAL OTHERS INVOLVED events and youngsters of the club will
Inae in me junior entries. jumviui
contests, the half, and quarter-mile
races, relays and a steeplechase of
one and one-half miles will be included.
I Many members are planning parties for
ithe affair and will motor out to uaraen
Home shortly after luncheon for the
I opening event at 2:30 o clocn.
- Theft of Quantities of Plumbers'
Supplies, Several Automobiles ad
Various Frauds Alleged.
Wholesale robbery and fraud are
charged against Clay Chatfield, aged
-o who was Indicted with others on
Delta Gamma entertained with
'danclnsr party Thursday night at the
Portland Heights club. The University
of Oregon chapter. Alpha Delta, and the
Portland alumnae chapter gave the af
fair jointly. The guests numbered 100,
including 25 of the younger girls who
four separate counts by the Multnomah are planning to attend the university
county grand Jury yesterday.
It was Chatfield who was in charge
of the branch house of the J. I. Mott
Iron Works in the Hierlock building
recently when plumbers' supplies to te
value or Jlion were tanen away in
trucks, say officer who testified be
fore the grand Jury. This. It is said,
occurred when Frank J. Kane, manager
f the branch concern, was in tno earn.
Chatfield is accused of connivance in
this robbery with Guy Kead. to whose
home the loot was taken In the trucks.
it Iw altered.
With Clifford Read and Floyd Read,
brothers of Guy Read. Chatfield is ac-
t'iel by another lndtclmei.1 ot sieai
ing several automobiles in 1518.
A at Cached. Sere Charge.
Chatfield and Floyd Read are charged
with defrauding the Federal Insurance
rnmninv of 1 1 ::t0. paid on an automo
bile represented to have been stolen
but which had been cached away by
the owners. With Irving Lewis, Chat
field Is accused In a fourth indictment
of attempting the same sort of fraud.
Paul Sass and Ueorge D. Packard
were indicted on the charge of steal
ing 44 in gold from N. Gon Sucy,
Chinese. Packard im not yei in cmiuo..
next falL Patronesses were: Mrs. J. R.
Latourette, Mrs. T. H. Pence, Mrs. w.
T. Belcher, Mrs. R. A. Leiter, Mrs. J. C.
Elliott King. Mrs. Thornton T. Munger
and Mrs. Emma Marsh.
Colonel E. Koster. who Is spending
soma time at the Hotel Portland, en
tertained Thursday evening at a small
dinner party In the main dining room.
The guests, who numbered eight, en-
The ladles' auxiliary. Ancient Order
of Hibernians, will entertain with a
(lancing party at Council Crest park
Thursday evening. All members of the
order and their friends are cordially
Invited. The patronesses will be Mrs.
W. A. Elvers. Mrs. E. H. Deery. Mrs.
W. M. I.tllls. Sirs. M. Limerick and Mrs.
T. S. Hoiran. The committee assist
ing will include Misses Molllo McCar
thy. Katherine Dowd. Anna Kearns.
Katherlne Quinn, Agnes Dowd and
Mrs. Carl Palm.
Mrs. J. P. Faxton. of tha Teasdale
apartments, left yesterday for Victoria,
B. C. to visit her parents.
Oregon Eastern Star Rose City Social
club will hold a shirtwaist party for all
members and their friends at Laurel-
Thfi relential. It Is said,
' ah n molra
a bo for him "lockhousehold goods hurst club house. Thursday evening.
A simple home wedding took place
Wednesday morning at 10 o'clock at the
homo of Mr. and Mrs. James K. Van
volklnburgh at Clatskanie. where their
daughter Ellen became the bride of
Clarence A. Pitney. Thirty guests were
Rev. Allen A. Rea of the First Presby
terian church of Clatskanie officiated.
Immediately preceding the ceremony
the brother of the bride. James Harvey
Vanvolkinburgb. sang "Think Love of
in, as he was moving to Portland. He
! nvkorf them to leave four slats un-
nailed. With a largo auger he bored
holes in the sides where these' slaas
were supposed to go. placed i-0 gold
pieces i.i the holes thus prepared and
! railed the slats on. Then, foolishly.
he employed the men who had made his
'. box to transport It to Portland in their
M n.u Ntfnlea-
TkUwimnUK !l. On TiTe Fortland
'. .k ,h interstate hridce thelMe" Tha wedding march from "Lohen
two men started to remove the slats grin" was played by Miss Beatrice Bris
froni the box. suspecting something of tol of Clatskanie.
value had been hidden there. N. Gon The parlors were beautifully deco-
.- inrv i (a said lhat Im.H in nlnk and white Ophelia roses.
when he obj cted one of the men I ferns and ocean spray. A bower of
hr..t.n.rf him with a hammer. He I roses was made between the living
t v.nrnnvw nd there called the room and parlor. The bride wore
Portland police by telephone. Sass was dark-blue tailored suit with
.rr..iH a few hours later, but Packard of sweet peas, rosebuds
i : c-u ..M Pflrbarrf. whom I hair fern.
i i .,' h hH aai-aned with all I The out-of-town guests were Mr.
.k. . .rt rieeiared that he was and Mrs William M. Pitney of Junction
on his war to the police station to City. Mary Ellen O Farrell of Eugene,
renort the affair when put under arrest. Maurice Carroll of Junction ny,
The Chinese said he had picked the
hiding place for the money because he
was afraid of being robbed. Sass said
he believed the celestial intended to
take the gold to China in contravention
of federal laws.
W. O. Hudson and C. C Jackson, both
men over 70 years of age, were Indicted
for statutory crimes against small girls.
Clemency I'rged for One.
Clemency was recommended by th
grand Jury in indicting Robert J. Alden
for Dassing a bad check for fa on May
19. Alden lived in New Tork and was
discharged from the navy there after
serving a year in the English channel
on American ships. He was on the
U. S. destroyer Henderson when It was
torpedoed and had a clear war record.
I and Mrs. J. Foster, Aenerstin; .airs.
Pearl Hessong, Marshland: Mr. and Mrs.
I. A. Vanvolkinburgh. Mr. and Mrs.
I Jesse Bryant. Reno, Wash.
A r.r.nttnn w h H neld ana a luncneon
served. The bride and Bridegroom leu
for Seaside on their honeymoon.
The StocHfon quartet members, who
visited Portland during tne au ciuo
I convention, were hosts at a dinner
party at the Haxelwooa last r riaay.
Later the party went to the Multnomah
hotel and danced. The men sang In
the hotel parlor. In tne lODDy xney
sang several farewell songs until It
came time to catch the train for Stock
ton Those in the party were Miss Bell
Lent. Miss Floy Fox. Mrs. Helen Jessel
nn. Miss Edith Elspas and Miss Dor-
He came to Portland in a tour of the !0thy Fox, all of Portland: Frank Thorn
country, went broke and sought to ton Smith. George Pengilly. Frank Zeig-
ler and Robert Early of Stockton, Cal.,
and A. F. Reilley of Portland.
A dainty luncheon was given yester
day by Mrs. Thomas H. Edwards at the
Hotel Portland. Caroline Testout roses
adorned the table. The guests were
Mrs. George Hanna (Catherine Coun
tess) of Altadena. Cal.: Mrs. Kent
Weave- f Kan Francisco: Mrs. J. P.
Jaeger, Mrs. Harry M. Cake and Miss
Virginia Edwards. Mrs. Hanna is the
guest of Mrs. Sandford Whiting and Is
being delightfully entertained.
On of the lovely June weddings o
rested in St. Louis, was Indicted for Carlton was that or Miss fiance r.
forgery. William E. Blake and John
Jonea were Indicted for the theft of a
suitcase left at a pool hall by Charles
J. Graham, containing silver and linen
worth $.30. Loyal Senor was Indicted
for larceny ef an automobile.
Walter Reiner was Indicted for pick
ing the pocket of V. E. Liden, secur
ing a purse containing $950.
recuperate by cashing several small
checks, it Is said.
George Wood, Waldemar Larson and
Clifford KJcr. who were arrested In
Ukiah. Cal.. for alleged robbery of Ben
Selling's clothing store on May 13.
indicted. Part of the loot was recov
ered at the time of their arrest. They
are said to have entered the. store
through a skylight and to have taken
goods valued at $1500. They fled in
an automobile to California, where
they were arrested. It is declared.
Harold Shuholm. accused of forging
the name of his mother. Lena Shuholm.
to a check for $110 and who was ar-
turned from France, where he served
in the medical department, being a. first
aid surgeon In the. battle of De Vaugh
ney. The bride in a daughter of Mrs. Anna
K. Long of 570 East Morrison street, !
ana nas Deen active in tne iuncnons oi
the First United Brethren church. The
last two years she has been president
of the Christian Endeavor society. Mr. fl
ana airs, uarver win mane uicir uums
temporarily at 280 East Seventy-third
street North and this fall will attend
Among the recent visitors in Port
land are Mr. and Mrs. Malcolm K. Reed.
Mrs. Reed was Miss Margaret Rum
baugh of Chicago and since coming
west Mr. and Mrs. Reed have made
their home In Chehalis, Wash. She
will leave for home today accompanied
by her sister-in-law. Miss Thelma Reed.
Sixty young people were guests at a
dancing party and musical evening
Saturday at which Miss Leotta Smith
of Palatine Hill was hostess. The guest
of honor was Miss Leotta Day of Vic
toria, B. C, who is spending a few days
with her aunt, Mrs. F. W. Swanton.
Miss Day has been' attending Oregon
Agricultural college and is a Chi
Omega. The musical numbers' for the
evening included piano solos by Gordon
ioule; songs. Lawrence Woodfin: cello
solo. Captain Turner; songs. Misses Guri
and May Jnglestadt.
Rabbi and Mrs. R. Abrahamson are
entertaining Mrs. Minnie Epstein and
her daughter Rcgina, and niece Anne
of Seattle. They have come to Port
land to attend the wedding of Miss
Edith Abrahamson and Meier Kasner of
Llnd, Wash., which will take place June
.9 at the Benson hotel.
Miss Gladys Kronkhite gave a tea
Wednesday for Miss Eva Reed and Miss
Laura Reed. The honor guests have
been attending school in this city and
have now returned to their home in
Reedsport Pink and white was the
color scheme for the table at which
Mrs. E. E. Hordan and Mrs. F. M.
Kronkhite presided. Forty guests were
At the home of Mrs. Knapp. 7S2 East
Yamhill street, Tuesday the marriage
of Miss Lillian Gerischer and Richard
Van der Wal, both of Spokane, Wtih.,
For some years Miss Gerischer has
been engaged In school work in Seattle.
Wash. She Is a graduate of the Uni
versity of Washngton. Mr. Van der
Wal is in business in Spokane.
Dr. Willard, acting pastor of the
First Congregational church, officiated.
The guests included Miss Libby Van
tier Wal and Mrs. H. C. Lewin, sisters
of the bride, and other members of the
immediate family. The ceremony was
performed at high noon, followed by a
luncheon. Mr. and Mrs. Van der Wal
are spending their honeymoon at Can
non Beach, Or.
Women's Activities I
By Edith Knight Holmes.
The American war mothers, held a
reception Thursday at the home of Mrs.
N. J. Ahlstrom, 106 East Eighty-sixth
street. The rooms were atractively
decorated in roses and marguerites.
Mrs. Arthur II. Davis presided at the
punch bowl. Assisting In receiving
were Mrs. John Eubanks, Mrs. James
Barnes, Mrs. M. Goldstaub and Mrs.
Elizabeth Rlckards. Beulah Barlow
Brasco sang charmingly. Mrs. J. O.
Chapter F, P. E. O., will meet today
at 2:30 o'clock at the home of Mrs. H.
H. Flower, 639 East Sixteenth street
A silver tea will be given Wednesday,
June 25, by the women's association of
the First Presbyterian church who will
entertain at the home of Mrs. J. A.
He roll. The date was announced orig
inally for June 27.
ACCIDENTS LAST WEEK 507 1
Three Are Fatalities and 460 Work
men's Compensation Act Cases.
SALEM, Or.. Juna 20. (Special.)
Three fatal accidents out of a total of
607 were reported to the industrial ac
cident commission during the past
week, according: to the weekly accident
report made public today.
Of the total number of accidents 469
were subject to -the provisions of the
workmen's compensation act. !
WOMAN TRAPSGRAY WOLF
Mrs. Italph Blanchard of Linn
County Collects Bounties.
ALBANY. Or, June 10. (Special.l
Mrs. Italph Blanchard. the only woman
trapper in Linn county and possibly in
the state, brought the skins of a gray
wolf and a coyote to the county clerk's
office here yesterday and collected $10
in bounties. She will receive an ad
ditional 120 from the state.
Mr. Blanchard. who resides in the
Cascade mountains about 11 miles
above Foster, on March 5 of this year
brought In the skins of two wolves, a
coyote and four bobcats, all of which
she had trapped and killed herself.
Newport Holds School Election.
NEWPORT. Or.. June !. (Special.)
W. G. Walrad was elected a director
of Newport schools for three years
Wednesday, defeating W. B. Hartley,
and O. P. Shoemaker was elected clerk
for one year, defeating Charles Blck-ford.
Read The Oreronlan classified ads.
of the stomach has upset
many a night's rest If
your stomach is. acid
disturbed, dissolve two
on the tongue before retir
ing and enoy refreshing
sleep. The purity and
goodness of Ki'tnoids
SCOTT A BO THE
Kixnu or scotts unarm
Hurner and Emil W. Pearson at high
noon Wednesday, at the home of the
bride's narents. Mr. and Mrs. Alex Hur
ner. About SO relatives and neighbors
were oresent- To the strains of Men
delssohn's wedding march, played by
Mr., p. r. CooDer. the bridal party en
tered. taking place beneath the floral
wedding belL The ring ceremony was
used by the Rev. W. H. Gibson. The
bride was beautifully gowned In white
brocaded satin embellished with silver
trlmmine-s. Her veil was fastened
with a wreath of orange blossoms and
she carried an arm bouquet of orchids
and white carnations with tulle stream
era Miss Helen Barton of Portland,
cousin of the bride, was bridesmaid and
wore nlnk georgette, one carriea
shower bouquet of pink carnations and
sweet peas. The bridegroom is the son
of Mr. and Mrs. Nels Pearson and has
returned from the service. Alvln Pear
son, brother of the bridegroom, was
best man. A four-course dtnner was
served on the spacious porch, after
which the young couple left by motor
for the coast. They will be at home
after July 1.
Preparations for the annual dtnner
to be given at Holy Redeemer church
hall. Williams avenue ana -ortiana
boulevard, are well under way. The
women of the parish will serve dinner
from i: till 1 o'clock.
Miss Mary Dunne Is visiting friends
In Boise, Idaho.
e e e
Mrs. Julius Loulsson has just re
turned from a stay of three weeks in
Boise. Idaho, where she was the guest
of Mrs. Samuel Rothschild.
The last card party of the season to
be given for St. Stephen's Altar society
will be held Thursday afternoon atztu
o'clock at the home of Father Waltt,
1217 East Salmon street.
Mrs. Clarence Reed Davis and little
son of San Francisco arrived yester
day to visit with her mother, Mrs. W.
C. Fouch. at her country borne, "We-
A wedding of Interest took place at
the First United Brethren church on
Tuesday evening at 8 o'clock, .when
Harold Garver and Miss RuthorialLong
were married in the presence of about
;00 Invited guests. The ring, service
was read by the Rev. Byron J. Clark.
Professor W. H. "Moore sang "At Dawn
ing" and "The Message." The wedding
march was played by Mrs. J. B. Long.,
sister-in-law of the bride. Miss Zella
Zeigler acted as bridesmaid and Fred
Garver as best man. J.. B. Long, the
bride's brother, accompanied her to the
The bridegroom Is a son of Mrs.
Florence Garver of iS East Seventy
third street North, and recently re-j
Highway Improvement at Win lock
CHEHALIS, Wash., June 20. (Spe
clal.) Five miles of pavement 18 feet
in width will be built between the city
of Winlock and the Pacifio highway
at the Cowlitz store. The Lewis county
commissioners have granted the peti
tlon for this improvement, which will
be done under the amended Donahoe
KEW YORK STAR SCORES HIT AT
Portland theatergoers are awakening
to the fact that here In Portland there
is an opera company that Is a credit
to New Tork city. Comments of the
audience each night give evidence that
this city welcomes a high-class stock
company capable of presenting opera in
Max Flgman scores well and wins de
served applause each night. The offer-
ng this week, "Sweethearts," has been
delight to everyone who nas neara it
and should have a standing-room-only
One thing that makes this company
distinctive is the fact that the cos
tumes are so fresh and of such fine
type. Each chorus presents a picture
that is a work of art, colorful, smart
and alluring. One hundred and fifty-
new costumes were worn by the cast
this week. There are 20 members of
the cast who came direct from New
York snd 80 who came from San Fran-
isco, and each carries a share of glory
In the well-balanced company.
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If it does, you ought to go to the polls this
afternoon and vote for the bond issue that
will provide adequate . school buildings.
Polls Open From 12 Noon to 8 P.M.
The thousands of children that are now overcrowded in
1 Portland's school buildings.
These thousands of little children are your children.
They are the most precious asset of the city.
They are compelled by law to attend school.
They ask for a seat for full time, in a regular school
house, properly lighted, ventilated and heated.
They ask to be enrolled in grades of normal size.
They will not be content with a patchwork policy
which erects a series of buildings at irregular intervals
in deference to neighborhood clamor.
They want a programme which immediately takes
care of all parts of the city.
They want nothing radical or extravagant.
They ask a city, which has freely given millions of
dollars to all sorts of helpful work during the conflict to
make the world a decent place in which to live, to imme
diately provide for its own children.
They do not wish to wait until that vague time when
building materials and their fathers' wages shall pos
sibly be reduced.
That there exists in Portland several thousand peo
ple who always vote against a bond issue.
Those people will be out today.
They have not advanced a reason or argument
against this bond issue and its
Opponents Admit That We Need New School Buildings.
TELEPHONE YOUR NEIGHBOR TO
VOTE "BONDS X YES"
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BOARD OF DIRECTORS SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 1.
KELSO PLANT IS VALUED
Public Service Commission Says
Water System Is Worth $33,000
KELSO, Wash., June 20. (Special.)
The Washington public service commis
sion held a public hearing in the Kelso
Commercial club rooms yesterday after
noon to establish a valuation of the
Kelso water system, to hear protests
against. a raise in rates and complaints
as to the service provided by the Kelso
Water company. B. r . Blaine, cnair-
man of the commission, presided. Since
the freshet in December West Kelso
lias been without adequate fire protec
tion and without water much of the
D. F. McCurrah, chief engineer with
the commission; C. A. Cadden, who
made an inspection and valuation of
the plant recently, and H. T. Flagg,
who made an inspection of the system
for the commission, testified as to tne
valuation of the plant. The replace
ment valuation based on 1914 prices
was fixed at 133.000. Mayor George F.
Plamondon, members of the council
and City Attorney H. E. McKenney
represented the city, and D. B. Fleck,
manager of the company, also testified.
The water company has been granted
50 per cent increase in rates, effec
tive July 1, pending the outcome of
Boy Scoot Campaign Is Success.
CHEHALIS, Wash., June 20. (Spe
cial.) There are 252 new Boy Scouts
Chehalis and centralia as a result
of the campaign recently closed. The
quota that was asked was 140. In the
Twin Cities a total fund of J301.50 was
raised. The local organisation is great-
y pleased with tno interest taaen in
t by the leading business and pro
fessional men, and a strong impetus
has been given to the work In Chehalis.
bave caused a serious wreck here yes
terday had it not been for the watch
fulness of the engine crew of the east
bound Owl passenger, which passes
through Kelso at 12:45 midnight. The
tie was seen in plenty of time and
the train stopped. Authorities are at
a loss to understand the motive of the
person or persons who placed the ob
structions on the track and have no
clues as to their identity.
KURATA TEA. A perfect blend,
Ceylon-Indian-Java teas. Closset &
Devers. Portland. Adv.
Phone your want ads to The OregO'
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Kelso Train Wreck Averted.
KELSO. Wash., June 20. (Special.)
tie placed across the rails of the
ast-bound track and a hand-car which
had been derailed-cn the west-bound
track near the north end of town might I
Poor cup i Carnation Milk, 114 cupi
sogar, 1 cap watsr, 1H tabIpoonfuls
vanilla. Carnation Millc is always ideal
for making ice creams of any sort, be
cause of its purity and richness. Eggs
are not needed. For a plain vanilla tee
cream, as illustrated, mix the sugar and
cup of the Carnation Milk together
and let come to a simmering point; cook
for five minutes in this manner; removo
from fire; when cool, add remainder of
the milk and water, and the vanilla.
Frees. This will make about a quart
and a half. Serve with strawberriea or
Book of MOO Rtcipes Fret on requtst. Writ
Carnation Milk Products Co Siotd. Wash.
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