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About Morning Oregonian. (Portland, Or.) 1861-1937 | View Entire Issue (May 28, 1920)
DAGGER IS AVERTED
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I On Account of Decoration Day Falling on Sunday, Our Store Will Be Closed All Day Monday j
S. & H. Green Trading Stamps Given on Charge Accounts if Paid in FuH on or Before 10th of Each Month Stamps Given on Cash Purchases Amounting to 10c or More.
Soda Fountain and Ice Cream Parlors in the Basement Store Light Luncheon Served from 11 to 2 Daily Trunks, Suit Cases and Bags on the Third Floor. ..
Caterers to Consider Request
EMPLOYERS MEET TODAY
Mask o' Uth the New
rMask o' Uth is not a cosmetic when removed, your own
natural skin fine, transparent, smooth is revealed. For
full information come to the Beauty Parlors, Second Floor.
The Standard Store of th Northwest
Bring your films here for developing, printing1 and en
larging. Our experts guarantee best of workmanship. We
show a complete stock of Kodaks, Cameras and supplies at
reasonable prices. Films left before 11 A. M. will be ready
by 5 P. M. the same day. Department on the Main Floor.
Olds, Wortman & King
Reliable Merchandise Reliable Methods
Three Unions Appoint Committees
to Confer With View to Ad
THE MORNING OREGONIAN, FRIDAY, MAT 28, 1920
Any danger of a strike or walkout
Cf the employes of Portland restau
rants was averted late yesterday,
when a committee from the joint
board of the three unions involved.
the soft-drink dispensers, waiters
and waitresses and cooks, visited F.
W. Beach, secretary of the Portland
Caterers' association, and asked for a
conference with a committee repre
senting the caterers.
The caterers will meet at the Cham
ber of Commerce this afternoon to
consider the request.
The following committee was named
by the union leaders: R. R. Hatch,
president of the cooks' union and
chairman of the Joint board; Karley
M. Johnson,' representing the inter
national of the organizations; M. Fay
and O. Hunt, secretary of the soft
drink union; Ernest H. Williams, sec
retary of the waiters union; J. N.
Butler, C T. Frederick, secretary of
tile cooks' union.
Strike Not Contemplated.
"First of all, we want to assure the
caterers and the general public that
we are just as much interested in
the Shrine convention as any other
group of citizens; secondly, there will
be no strike or walkout as antici
pated by the catering industry and so
declared by them in the newspapers,"
Mr. Johnson said to Mr. Beach.
"We want to reiterate that our
agreement will be lived jip to by the
culinary workers of Portland. We
feel our employers want to be fair.
We want to meet them at least half
way and in the same spirit of mutual
"We are, therefore, asking our em
ployers to appoint a committee to
meet with the sub-committee of the
joint boards to discuss the entire
situation eo that the minds of the
skeptical may be, eased and to see
what can be done to promote our
mutual best Interests and the inter
eats of the many thousands of peo
ple who will be here in June."
Request Goes to Board.
"And if there is any member of our
committee who cannot understand
those principles we shall put him off
and elect someone else," Mr. Butler
Mr. Beach asserted he was but the
mouthpiece of bis organization, but
that he would put the request of the
joint board, which had been before
that body yesterday in the form of a
motion, before the caterers in a spe
cial meeting today.
"And if they appoint a committee
we can meet with them as soon as
their session is adjourned We shall
be able to get our men together in a
few minutes," added' Mr. Johnson.
There are 1650 members of the
unions involved In Portland and 220
eating establishments have signed the
original agreement with the unions.
Sixty-five restaurants and hotels are
members of the Caterers' association,
Mr. Beach said.
MONEY LENDER ACCUSED
purchase: op altered war
savings stamps charged.
SI orris Silverman Held IjO Grand
Jury Under $5000 Bonds
Morris Silverman, a Portland money
lender, was held to the federal grand
jury under $5000 bonds yesterday on
. i charge of purchasing altered war
tavinpa stamps. The stamps which
:Ue government alleges were pur
:hased by Silverman are a part of the
oot taken when bank robbers robbed
he Bank of Dayton several months
I Silverman is said to have admitted
f to Operative Walters of the United
States secret service that he pur
chased the stamps in Portland. After
holding the stamps for two months
or more, Silverman, according to As
sistant United States Attorney Reames,
went to San Francisco where he dis
posed of them through several dif
In the complaint filed against Sil
verman and on which he was heard
yesterday before United States Com
missioner Drake, he is accused of
having purchased 140 of the stolen $5
war savings stamps, but federal in
vestigators said this is but a small
part of the number which were stolen
from the Bank of Dayton and which
were sold at San Francisco.
The three persons in San Francisco
to whom Silverman is said to have
sold the altered stamps will be brought
to Portland early next month to ap
pear before the grand jury when it
makes a complete investigation of the
case. It was said yesterday at the
federal building that others probably
will be Involved.
Evidence at the commissioner's
hearing yesterday developed that the
tamps were purchased in lots of 100.
The stamps were not attached to the
certificates when bought, and the
mucilage also had been removed, thus
indicating plainly that they had been
In addition to the lack of mucilage.
It was shown that the registered num
bers on all stamps had been removed
by acid. Under a strong glass the
register numbers can be read, thus
giving the government positive proof
that they are a part of the large num
ber of stamps stolen from the Bank
1 Friday ECONOMY SALES A Page of Unusual Savings
H Hundreds of Special Offerings Listed for Today's Selling at Prices Which Afford Notable Economies n
Sale of Georgette
Second Floor An extraordinary oppor
tunity to choCse from hundreds of beautiful,
Georgette Blouses at a saving of Very
latest creations. Braided, beaded, gold em
broidered and many other designs. Long
and short sleeves. Straight line and fitted
effects. All the most desirable shades.
$19.75 Georgette Blouses at $14.82
$69.75 Blouses at $52.32
Georgette Blouses $15.75
Georgette Blouses $16.87
Georgette Blouses $17.63
Georgette Blouses $1 8.7.1
Georgette Blouses $20.07
Georgette Blouses $25.13
Georgette Blouses $25.32
$35.00 Georgette Blouses
$36.75 Georgette Blouses
$37.50 Georgette Blouses
$38.50 Georgette Blouses
$42.50 Georgette Blouses
$52.50 Georgette Blouses
$55.00 Georgette Blouses
Dainty Lingerie Waists
Center Circle, Main Floor Just such Waists as every woman will need
a good supply of for the warm days ahead. Many attractive styles in
the assortment. Square, round, high and V necks. Some are trimmed
with pretty laces, others with tucks and plaitings. Fine sheer Voiles and
fancy striped materials. Practically all sizes in the sale. PO OC
ss I Specially priced for today's selling, your choice at only vJddM
Women's $38.50 to $45 Suits
Second Floor High-class Suits of Wool Serge
in navy and black. Straight-line, semi-box and
flare '-effects trimmed with braids and but
tons. Some have narrow belts. Tuxedo, shawl
or notched collars. Best of tailoring. Sizes
from 14 up to 44. Regular $38.50 fl?QO OK
to $45.00 Suits on special sale, at DOU00
$49.75 to $65 Suits
Second Floor Checked Velour, Tricotine, Ga
bardine, Tweed and Serge Suits in this special
lot. Latest models plaited, semi-tailored,
semi-box and flare effects trimmed with
braids and buttons. Also sport styles. Sizes
from 14 up to 44. Regular $49.75 PiO QQ
to $65.00 Suits, priced special at tlriuIO
$62.50 to $69.75 Suits
Second Floor Beautiful Suits of Tricotine,
Serge, Poiret Twill, SHvertone and Velour ma
terials. Novelty and plain tailored models
some are embroidered, tucked and braided and
have fancy vestee fronts. Splendid range of
styles from which to choose. Reg- (SfA Q QQ
ular $62.50 to $69.75 Suite now OlUtSO
$72.50 to $89.75 Suits
Second Floor This group includes a large
number of our finest suits. All the new season's most attractive styles, including
smart Etons and plain tailored effects. No two alike. Poiret Twill and CCQ QQ
RnharrlinA materials. Suits sellinsr heretofore at $72.50 to $89.75: now iDtli.aO
$12.50 to $30.00 Hats
AT HALF PRICE
Our Semi-Annual Half
Price Sale of Millinery
starts this morning. Com
ing just before Memorial
Day it presents a great
opportunity for women to
choose new hats at a clear
saving of half. The sale
takes in practically all of
our higher priced models
and needless to say the
season's very, smartest
styles are represented.
Shop early for first choice.
Dress Hats Semi-Dress Hats
Tailored Hats Sport Hats
An exceptionally attractive collection of flower-trimmed Turbans
and other small hats as well as the large styles. Sport Hats are shown
in many beautiful combinations such as Georgette and Hemp Batavia
and embroidery figured silk with straw facings Milan hemps, etc
$12.50 Trimmed Hats $ 6.25
$15.00 Trimmed Hats $ 7.50
$17.50 Trimmed Hats $ 8.75
$20.00 Trimmed Hats $10.00
$22.50 Trimmed Hats $11.25
$25.00 Trimmed Hats $12.50
$27.50 Trimmed Hats $13.75
$30.00 Trimmed Hats $15.00
At Half Price
$ 7.50 Hat Shapes now $3.75
$10.00 Hat Shapes now $5.00
$12.50 Hat Shapes now $6.25
$15.00 Hat Shapes now $7.50
$16.50 Hat Shapes at $ 8.2
k.du nat bnapes at q .?&
$18.00 Hat Shapes at $ O.OO
$20.00 Hat Shapes at $10.00
You want your dollars to do full
duty of course you do! A step inside
our Morrison-street entrance will put
you in touch with savings that mean
dollars in your pocket!
Athletic Union Suits
Main Floor Men's Athletic Union
Suits of the famous Kerry Kool Kloth.
Correctly tailored, comfortable gar
ments for warm weather. (PI (TQ
Full range of sizes. Special D.L.J7
Athletic Union Suits
Main Floor Nainsook Union Suits
cut athletic style with plenty of body
room. Made with elastic (P" " Q
seam across back. Special J5A.A7
Men's $2, $2.50 Ties
Main Floor High-class Neckwear in
the best styles. Fancy stripes, fig
ures, checks, etc. Excellent OQ
$2.00 and $2.50 values; at
Boys' Suits at $6.65
Main Floor If your boy needs a new suit,
don't overlook this splendid offering J Odd
lines in straight pant Suits, sizes 6 to 10,
and Knicker Suits sizes 15, 16 and 17.
Made up in excellent grade mate- CJC (t K
rials. While they last special DU.OJ
$10.00 to $13.50 Suits
Main Floor Full range of. sizes in this lot.
Suits of good serviceable mixtures. Full
lined pants. Regular $10, $12.50 PQ OP
and $13.50 grades. Special at DO.OO
. $15.00 to $17.50 Suits
Main Floor Boys' High-grade Suits from
regular stock. Some with two pairs
pants. Wool mixtures. Broken G- QP
sizes. $15.00 to $17.50 grades D-LX.OO
Main Floor One lot Boys' 2- IJ" K OP
Pant Suits, priced special now wlutOl)
Boys' $22.50 and $25.00 Suits P- ft OP
with 2 pairs pants. Special at D.L.0J
Many special lines of Baby Needs
are on sale this week at good savings.
Mothers will do well to take advantage
of the special low prices now in force.
Infants' Silk - and - Wool fi- QQ
Shirts: all sizes. SDecial at iB-i-.aO
Red Diamond Diapers in
size 20x40 inches; the dozen
Red Diamond Diapers, in
size 22x44 inches; the dozen
Outing Flannel Diapers of
good quality; special, dozen
Outing Flannel Wrappers
and Night Gowns; special at
We give S. & H. Trading Stamps.
Demonstration of Sweeper -Vac
Come in and see the latest im
proved model in Sweeper-Vac Elec
tric Cleaner with motor driven
brush. The demonstrator will
take pleasure in explaining to you
just why the Sweeper-Vac is the
Cleaner you should have in your
home. This machine will keep
your carpets and rugs looking like
new. It removes every speck of
lint and dirt and brings out the
beautiful colorings of your floor coverings. When you 6ee the
Sweeper-Vac in operation you will immediately note the difference
between it and other cleaners. Demonstrations, First and Third Floors.
Cleaners Sold on Easy Payment Plan
$5 Down $5 a Month
TWO ASPIRE FOR BOARD
Candidates Kntered in Portland
School Election 'Few in Number.
"With the school election less than
month off. there have been but two
candidates to appear to contest the
seats of O. M. Flummer and Dr. A. E.
Bommer, whose terms expire this
Mr. Plummer yesterday announced
his candidacy for re-election and filed
his petition with the school clerk. Dr.
Sommer announced definitely that he
will not be a candidate.
W. F. Woodward announced several
weeks ago that he would seek election
to the school board, and his petition
Is now on file. Frank L. Shull. man
ager of the Globe Milling company, is
another prospective candidate, al
though his petition has not been filed.
He announced his Intention of becoming-
a candidate several days ago.
The school election will be held
June 1$, and in order to get their
Attractive Wedding Gifts of Silver
Sugar and Cream Sets $1.49
Third Floor Beautiful Sugar and Creamer Sets of engraved glass
with silver-plated cover (like illustration to the left). Q- I ft
Very appropriate for gifts. Specially priced for this sale
Engrafed Glass Butter Dishes with silver-plated cover; Q" f ft
a useful and dainty gift. Specially priced for this sale at DXfrJ
Headquarters for Table Silver GET OUE PRICES TODAY!
Pyrex Pie Plates .
Third Floor "Pyrex" Pie Plates
with silver frames. These are heat
proof and your kitchen is not com
plete without a set of Q4 QC
them. Priced special at rUO
Mayonnaise Bowls $1.49
Third Floor Here is an article every bride will
appreciate. Two different styles in this sale.
One is of engraved glass, the other of silver
deposit. Silver-plated ladle included $1.49
We give S. Sf, H. Green Trading Stamps 1
Basement Millinery Sale
Girls' Trimmed Hats
Basement The greatest Sale of Children's Hats we have ever an
nounced in our Basement Store. Roll Brims with ribbon streamers
Droops Pokes Side Rolls all the new and pretty styles ' fav
ored this season are to be seen in this sale. Plain colors and two
tone effects tan faced with red black with blue brown with tan all
red, navy, black, rose, brown. Hats in this sale worth up Q1 QQ
to $6.50. Specially priced for Friday and Saturday's sale at D-a..70
Sale of Marabou
Main Floor Special purchase and
sale of 50 Women's Marabou Scarfs
and Capes. Very newest-styles ideal
summer wraps. Natural, taupe, black
and brown. Silk lined and best of
materials. SEE THESE, TODAY!
TWO GREAT SPECIALS.
Experienced telephone clerks at
your service, 8 A. M. to 5:45 P. M.
S. & H. Stamps with purchases.
Paris brand Maine Corn;
sweet and tender; special, can
Thelma brand Baked Beans
priced special at 3 cans for
Del Monte Sliced Pineapple;
No. 2 cans; priced special at
TTX. f T?r.wt-n n-nf Ql.n1.ck? Main Floor Short Lengths and Odd Pieces of Georgette Crepes, 1 4- 1 V-fi! I
M HXtlTii; JLVfIIlIliXXl L Ollvi Chiffons, Nets, Laces, Trimmings, Embroideries, Etc, at 3 LvJ 2 VJLL . g
names on the official ballot all can
didates must file their petitions with
the clerk by the first week of June.
Moose Meeting Scheduled.
ALBANY, Or.. May 27. Special.)
A meeting of the Mooseheart Legion
for the district including the lodges
at Albany, Eugene. Corvallts. Cot
tag. Grove, Mill City and Toledo, will
be held here tomorrow evening. The
legion la composed of those who have
taken the "second degree" of Moose-dom.
Firm Building Branch Line.
ABERDEEN, Wash.. May 27. (Spe
cial.) A crew of 10 men la now at
work making a road preparatory to
laying ralla from the Chris Mataon
place near Oakville to the Oregon
Washington railway. A Balch lumber
concern la doing the work, it is
them with having violated the Lever
act by conspiring to limit facilities
for the transportation of necessities.
Former Railroad Men Indicted.
PITTSBURG. Pa May 17. The fed
eral grand Jury yesterday returned
indictment, against five men for
merly employed by railroads charging
Cadets Bold Annnal Contest.
ABERDEEN. Wash., May 27. (Spe
cial.) The third annual military con
test of the hign school cadets will be
held on the campus at the J. M.
Weatherwax school tomorrow after
noon. A cup donated by the Aberdeen
chamber of commerce Is awarded each
year. Company B haa won for the
past two years. Two medals also are
given the two students standing first
and second in the competitive drill in
the manual of arms.
Phone your want ads to The Orego
nian. Main 7070, Automatic 660-S.
Reduce the High Cost of
Ladies' and Men's Suits
We make to order from your own
material or cutting and fitting only
HUFFMAN & CO.
Sd Floor. Medical Bids. Mala 8ISS