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THE MORNING OREGONIAN, FRIDAY. MAY 28, 102O
FUNDS FOR M100
Plan to Gather $500,000 for
EXPENSE IS HELD SMALL
Connection of Palmer Supporters
With Alien Property Custodian
, Office Investigated.
WASHINGTON, May 27. Senate ln
Yestigation into pre-conventlon ex
penditures in behalf of presidential
candidates today brought forth in
formation as to plans to put William
G. McAdoo's name before the demo
cratic national convention and an as
sertion from John T. King, original
manager for Major-General Leonard
"Wood, that Dan R. Hanna of Cleve
land, early in the general's campaign,
had promised "to go out and gather
in 500,000." In reply to questions,
Mr. King said he did not know
whether the money was received.
As to three presidential candidates
whose expenditures the committee In
spected for the first time, testimony
was presented showing that 113,109
had been contributed for Senator
Harding of Ohio, 68,375 for Governor
Coolidge of Massachusetts, J40.500 for
Nicholas M. Butler of New York, all
Conference Is Related.
Tn i-esnect to the candidacy of Mr
McAdoo, Dr. Burris Jenkins, publisher
of th Kansas City
Post, told the
committee tnat ne nao. come 10 Well
ington for a conference last night
with Jouett Shouse, assistant secre
tary of the treasury; Daniel C. Roper,
ex-commissioner of internal revenue;
Commissioner Robert Woolley of the
interstate commerce commission, and
Frank Wilson, ex-director of liberty
Dr. Jenkins explained that he had
been asked to place Mr. McAdoo in
nomination at the San Krancisco con
vention, but of any funds to be used
in behalf of the ex-secretary of the
treasury he knew nothjng, he said.
Resuming its inquiry Into the cam
paign of Attorney-General Palmer,
the committee finished its day with
ex-Federal Judge J. H. Covington, na
tional treasurer of the Palmer cam
paign, answering questions designed
by the inquisitors to show connection
of several Palmer supporters, as
named on the contribution list previ
ously produced, with the office of the
alien property custodian, of which Mr.
Palmer was the war-time head.
Covington Is Interrogated.
Judge Covington's legal representa
tion of the Revere Sugar company of
Boston, which has a case pending be
fore the department of justice, also
was touched upon.
Ta a question as to whether his
activities in behalf of Mr. Palmer
were occasioned by his quasi-governmental
legal associations, Mr. Cov
ington gave an unqualified negative.
Only nine men on the contribution
list, he said, "had any connection, di
rect or indirect," with the adminis
tration of alien property.
Mr. King's testimony concerned the
early organization of the Wood cam
paign, its financing under his direc
tion to the extent of $91,000 and his
retirement in favor of Colonel Will
iam C. Procter. He denied reports
that the Wood campaign had- been
underwritten by a group of wealthy
men, who attended a dinner given bj
the late Henry C. Frick for the pur
pose. "A question of policy," Mr. King
said, caused him to withdraw as Gen
eral Wood's manager.
The witnesses denied that the financ
ing of General Wood's campaign was
taken up at the much-discussed din
tier at the New York home of Henry
C Frick. He also denied that he had
ilscussed the subject with George
"I raised about $91,000 as I re
member it," he said, "$30,000 in con
tributions and about $50,000 which
I secured on my own note. They then
owed rne some money when I quit."
"Where did the contributions come
from?" asked Chairman Kenyon.
Dam Hanna Mentioned.
"A Major Hooker on General Wood's
Haff tn Chicago told mo that $25,000
ould be sent me," vac the answer.
'I got in the mail from Chicago one
cashier's check for $15,000 and an
other for $10,000. Then two of Gen
eral Wood's friends, whose names I
do not remember, sent checks for
"Who brought you into touch with
General Wood?" asked Senator Reed.
"I think it was Pan Hanna," Mr.
Kins said, adding: "He and William
Loeb told me of a plan to make Gen
eral Wood a candidate." Mr. King
paid "Mr. Hanna agreed to raise halt
a million dollars. It was not dis
cussed with General Wood.".
"Dir Mr. Hanna ever raise any
money and turn it over to you
"He did not."
"Why didn't he?"
'1 don't know; that was what I was
trying to find out when I left.1
"What did you do with the $91,000?"
Senator Reed asked.
Fund Spent in Six States.
"Used it for traveling expenses and
publicity. Some money went into
Mates six of them."
"Georgia, Florida, Massachusetts,
Oregon. Nebraska there may have
been one other."
Mr. King said $5000 was sent to
Oreson to a man named Doro at
"I've never seen him since," the wit
"The net result of your 11 months"
connection with General Wood's cam
paign was the expenditure of $91,
000?'" asked Senator Edge, republi
can. rew Jersey.
"Yes." the witness replied.
James B. Reynolds, ex-treasurer of
the republican national committee,
testified that he had managed a cam
paign for Governor Coolidge of Mas
sai-husetts, us "long as there was i
campaign." He said the largest ex
penditure was about $22,000 for the
book on his career and speeches, and
no money was sent out of Massa
Judge J. Harry Covington, treas
urer of the campaign organization
supporting Attorney-General Palmer,
was called to identify subscribers to
funds collected by it. He denied hav
ing been connected with the alien
property custodian staff. He said he
was counsel for several German
owned chemical companies the cus
todian took over.
"Mr. Palmer had you appointed?"
Chairman Kenyon pursued.
"Oh. undoubtedly, but I was paid
from the corporation funds. I never
received a dollar from the govern
ment." He also testified that Joseph
F. Guffey was connected with the
alien custodian, as director of sales
at $1 a year.
"He's a very wealthy man; has
given $10,000 up to date without be
ing asked for anything."
"Xkw democratic national commit-
NEW BILLS AT THE THEATERS
BY LEONE CASS BAER.
A GALAXY of entertainment is
"Hitchy-Koo," a.continuoua bill
of polite and sometimes not so polite
vaudeville, with the same excellent
performers occupying numerous roles
throughout the scenes. The sonorous
voiced, shaggy haired Mr. Hitchcock
plays, of course, the main role in
many of the episodes, with George F.
Moore tagging along in his comedy
wake. There is infinite variety in
Mr. Hitchcock's drolleries still run
smoothly, his voice is as sepulchral
and musicless as we have always re
membered it, and his achievements
teem to be just as originally pleas
ing as they have ever been. He
renews acquaintance advantageously.
He still pursues his friendly habit of
hobnobbing with the folk who pay
three dollars and more for a seat to
eit in and laugh. Last night he found
targets for his original comedy in
various local lights, picking them out
in the boxes and chatting amiably and
in neighborly way with close-ups in
and aisles and front rows. A ripple
of excitement followed when a quar
tet of Portland's finest trooped down
the aisle and staged a pseudo arrest,
which was sid-stepped skillfully by
The scenes of the numerous sets are
extremely handsome, mostly of the
Impressionistic school, and .beautifully
colored. One curtain, in jade greens
and blues, with padded fruit and
flower motifs strung across it, is most
Another picture is a woodland glade
where a travesty on "Pocahontas" is
given effective interpretation, with
comedy of caricature and grace and
lissome dancing maids.
A temple in India is another picture
of delights in color and sound, with
Florence O'Denishawn amazingly
graceful and a slim princess of dance
n a spectacular interpretative- .num
ber. An "old-fashioned garden" is an
other memorable moment, with pretty
maids and young men in old-fashioned
garb bowing and pirouetting while
charming Rita Dane sings of old
fashioned days. She is a very pic
turesque personage, is Rita Dane, and
sings sweetly. Of the comedy mo
ments there's a barber-shop happen
ing with Hitchcock as a tonsorial im
presario and Bert Savoy, feminine im
personator, doing a manicure vam
Humorous, too, is a telephone story,
with Hitchcock patiently waiting for
a number while the operator gives
him wrong numbers, no numbers or
busy. A climacteric sequel shows
Hitchcock's whiskers to his knees,
the telephone girl's hair snowy and
years elapsed while she still replies
that the line is busy. Its timeliness
and truthfulness make this playlet
Two cunning sisters, one just a
cutie and one a precocious childlet.
have a specialty in songs set to
smiles. Chief Eagle Horse, who has
an excellent singing voice, and
teeman from Pennsylvania?" Chair
man Kenyon pursued.
"He's just been elected," Mr. Cov
Senator Edge asked if Fred V.
Lynch of Minnesota, who contributed
250, had not been made president of
the Bayer company after the property
custodian took it over.
'1 believe eo," Mr. Covington re
plied, adding that Mr. Lynch also be
came an officer of a confiscated Ger
man steamship company.
'Do you know about a meeting in
New York city this week, with Mr.
Lynch, Clark Howell of Georgia, and
one or two others, where it was ar
ranged to turn the whole Palmer
campaign over to Bernard M. Baruch
for Mr. McAdoo?" Chairman Kenyon
Judge Covington said he knew of
no such meeting and added: 1 only
know about Maryland where I have
tried to go as a delegate to San Fran-
Cisco. I couldn t make a dent in tne i
Explanation was asked. "Well, it
was because I was for Mr. Palmer and
the delegation is to go for Mr. Mc
15,000 Fee Is Recalled.
More discussion of alien property
affairs brought from Mr. Covington
the statement that one fee to him in
t,he matter of the Bayer company was
$15,000. Mr. Crocker, he said, re
ceived $10,000 in the same case.
'Your professional relationships
have not influenced you to the assist
ance of the Palmer campaign, has
it?" Senator Pomerene asked.
'It has not. I should have sup
ported Mr. Palmer in any case, Mr.
The committee got into a warm
partisan discussion wnen senator
Edge read a series of names of direc
tors appointed by the alien property
office for seized companies ana citea
their political status as democrats.
The name of Mr. Crocker appeared
Sugar Company Represented.
"You represent a sugar company
here don't your the chairman asked.
"The Revere Sugar Refining com
pany of Boston, Mass.," Mr. Covington
"Had. a conference yesterday witn
Attorney-General Palmer about its
affairs?" Chairman Kenyon asked.
"I did, or rather went with the
president of the company into such
conference," Mr. Covington said.
"Have you had some conferences
here about tho dye bill?" Chairman
"Yes, I've had a good deal to do
"Are you employed by the Du
"No, by the American dyes council,"
Mr Covington returned.
FAY TO DORO UNEXPLAINED
Dow Walker Unable to Identify
Man Named as Getting; $5000.
No explanation of the statement
made by John T. King before a con
gressional investigating committee re
garding the transfer of $5000 to
Portland man named Doro could be
furnished yesterday by local head
quarters for the Leonard Wood cam
When notified of the press dispatch
giving Mr. King's statement, Dow V.
Walker, manager of General Wood's
headquarters here, said that he was
unable to identify the person named
as the recipient of the o000 check.
"A full statement of funds received
and expended in Oregon by the Leon
ard Wood organization is being pre
pared," said Mr. Walker, "and will
be available when required by proper
"I received a check for $5000 from
headquarters," stated Dow V. Walker,
manager of the Wood campaign in
Oregon, last night. "This check was
not signed by Mr. King and I had no
financial dealings with Mr. King, al
though I met him. He may have had
dealings with someone in this state
before I took charge last uecemoer
I have never heard of a man named
HANXA DENIES STATEMENT
"Agreement to Raise $500,000,'
CLEVELAND, O.. May 27. D. R.
Hanna tonight issued the following
statement concerning the testimony
of John T.- King of Connecticut today
fascinating sprite. Princess White
Deer, who Jazs steps, add interest and
novelty. The director of the orchestra
has a solo in the old-fashioned garden
Quite the cleverest thing In the
whole show, besides Mr. Hitchcock,
of course, is a papier mache and cloth
racehorse, Ethel, whose front legs are
Billy Holbrook and whose hind legs
are Henri Lingen. Ethel all but spoke
and her pantomiming was convulsing.
The girls are numerous and youth
ful and every one of them is an ex
s .- Hippodrome.
A SLICE right out of a circus tops
the Hippodrome bill and from Its
beginning to the last whirl of the
equestriennes the act thrills and holds
interest. When the curtain rises on
the four beautiful snowy steeds reared
on their hind legs with their fore
feet braced on pedestals, while a
diminutive equestrienne. Miss Dock
rill, and her athletic partner, Mr. Hol
land, pose artistically on the backs
of the two outer horses, the picture is
so startling that applause rings out
all over the house. The four horses
are handsome1 and groomed to a
satiny smoothness. One of them Is
trained to dance modern steps and
cake walk. Mr. Holland puts the trick
horse through a series of clever
capers. One of these is a remarkable
feat, that of making a circle with his
dancing hind feet around his front
feet which remain stationary and be
come crossed as the circle progresses.
Miss Dockrill is graceful and dainty
ana poises like a bird in various
starting positions on the shoulders
of her partner as they ride the gallop
ing steeas. on one occasion Mr. Hoi
land drives all four horses abreast
and stands astride the middle pair
wniie eacn root rests on the backs of
tne outer horses.
Will Kaufman and a pretty girl
named Katherlne Lillian have a keen
song lest staged in colonial at mo
sphere. Kaufman has a pleasing tenor
ana miss i-.illian is a happy comedi
enixe with original methods. Their
closing specialty is unique and a sur
Beulah Pearl is an artistic maid
who sings and chats amiably and
wins applause for her cleverness.
O. K. Legel is a pantomimist and
his silent funning has several new de
velopments In good humor. He
An amazing and di-erting travesty
on military lire Is sponsored by an
ebon trio Hunter. Randall and
petite maid, fcenorita, who steps
cieveriy. xneir comedy Is new. They
can it un tne Border of Mexico."
Ihe photoplay is very amusing and
sustains Interest. It is called "The
Girl in 29," and features Frank Mayo
as a discouraged writer of plays. His
friends cook up a real melodrama to
provide atmosphere- and material for
a play he is writing and the results
before the senate campaign investi
gation committee at Washington:
jir. a.mgs statement as to my
agreeing to raise $500,000 for Gen
eral Wood's campaign is a gross mis
representation. Further. I never at
tended any meeting with William
Loeb and Charles T. King in refer
ence to organizing a Roosevelt me
morial club. Neither did I ever have
any conversation with J. T. King or
Mr. Loeb. I have always been great
ly interested in the Roosevelt me
morial plans, but never at any time
have I discussed the situation with
either Mr. Loeb or Mr. King.
"It is true that I did at a later
date and at General Wood's sugges
tion ask Mr. King if he would under
take the management of General
Wood's pre-nomination campaign. I
also, through a mutual friend, ar
ranged with Mr. King to meet the
general in New York. Since then I
have not had any active connection
" uenerai wooas campaign or
Mr- King's work. I have contributed
$6000 towards the expenses of Gen
eral Wood's campaign in the Cleve
land congressional districts. That is
he total of my contribution to the
entire Wood campaign."
YOUNG RUNAWAYS SOUGHT
Reward Offered for 1 6-Year-OId
Boy and 13-Year-Old Girl.
Through the juvenile court a re
ward of $25 is being offered for in
formation about Elder O'Leary, 16,
son of Mr. and Mrs. James O'Leary,
1048 East Thirty-sixth street North.
and a 13-year-old girl who is said to
have run away with him, but whose
name is withheld by relatives offer-
the reward. The pair are said to
have disappeared Tuesday mornlni
while' the girl was on her way to the
1. . LtA. business school.
O'Leary is described as five feet
eight inches tall, of light complexion
and blue eyes. The girl, when she
disappeared, wore a bright green-and-
blue checked skirt, dark blue georg
ette waist, trimmed in red beads. She
la of light complexion, gray eyes and
regular features and might easily be
taken to be 18 years of age, it was
said last night by the relatives
W. HAWLEY, JR., ARRESTED
Speeding Charge Placed Against
Oregon City Man.
W. P. Hawley Jr., of Oregon City,
Or., was arrested last night by Patrol
man Wiles at Milwaukle and Mitchell
streets, and charged with driving: his
automobile faster than the speed limit.
He was released on his own recogni
Lieutenant Ervln and Patrolman
Smyths arrested George Alvord. 34. at
Union avenue and Columbia boule
vard, and charged him with driving
his automobile while intoxicated and
with having defective brakes on his
car. He was locked in the city jail.
Thirteen autoists besides Mr. Hawley
were arrested last night on charges of
Man Arreseld on Statute Charge.
Clifford Robertson, 41, was arrested
at 254 Broadway last night by Patrol
man Spaugh and Burkhart and charged
with attacking a six-year-old girl.
His bail was fixed at $3000, which he
had not furnished at a late hour.
Give The Eds a Treat
No other vara flakes
quite so good as ,
BISHOP SHEPARD PLEASED
JUNE 18 DATE OF RECEPTION
Methodist Conference Calls TCpon
United States Properly to Guard
Mexican Border.' -
DES MOINES, la.. May 27. (Spe
cial.) Portland area delegates to the
general conference had the newly ap
pointed resident bishop of Portland
and his wife. Bishop and Mrs. W. O.
Shepard, as their guests at a ban
quet last evening. There were about
35 present and a delightful time was
had. Dr. J. E. Crowther of Seattle
spoke for the area in assuring Bishop
and Mrs. Shepard a hearty welcome
to the northwest. Bishop Shepard re
sponded by saying'that he was highly
appreciative of the unanimity of the
request for his assignment to Port
land and that he had long felt that
some day the City of Roses would be
his home and that he and Mrs. Shep
ard were delighted. '
Bishop Shepard will arrive in Port
land about June 15. - A committee
consisting of Drs. W. W. Youngson,
Joshua Stansfield and L. C. Poor is
appointed to arrange for a reception,
which will be tendered on Friday eve
ning, June 18.
The conference will adjourn today.
Yesterday the licensing of women to
preach was adopted. The amusement
clause is retained in the discipline.
In its report on Mexico the confer
ence made this pronouncement: "We
respectfully call upon the United
States government to put a stop to
traffic in vice and illegal sale and
use of intoxicating liquors along the
border and to inaugurate such diplo
matic procedure as shall protect the
citizens of Mexico and the citizens ot
the United States alike from irregu
larities." A cablegram from Mexico stated
that the provisional president favors
prohibition and that the church
should undertake immediately an
aggressive programme. This was re
ceived with enthusiasm. ,
MANDATE IS REFUSED
VOTES AGAINST PRESIDENT
STAND 11 TO 4.
Senators Left to Cite . Reasons
Debate for Position Taken
on Proposal. -
WASHINGTON, May 27 President
Wilson's proposal for an American
mandate over Armenia was disap
proved today by the senate foreign
relations committee. Onlv four demo
crats opposed adverse action on the
By a vote of 11 to 4, the committee
reported a resolution declaring that
congress respectfully declined to
grant to the executive the power to
accept a mandate over Armenia.
The resolution was reported to the
senate later for adoption. It was
agreed to leave to senators to cite
reasons in debate for and against the
ine resolution was supported Dy an
the republicans' and one democrat.
Senator Shields of Tennessee. Of the
four demoerats voting against a fa
vorable report of the resolution only
one. Senator Williams of Mississippi,
was said to have favored a mandute.
Senator Hitchcock of Nebraska, said
he disapproved, "such summary ac
tion." and believed that the commit
tee should give the question further
study and show further respect to the
president's proposal. He added, how
ever, that he opposed the mandate on
principle. The rollcall follows:
For the committee resolution Re
publicans, Lodge, ' McCumfier, Borah,
Brandegee, Fall, Knox, Harding, John
son, New and Moses, 10; democrat,
Shields, 1. Total, 11.
Against Hitchcock, Williams, Smith
of Arizona and Pittman. Total, 4.
Senators Swanson of Virginia and
Pomerene of Ohio, democrats, were ab
sent, but both were reported to be
against a mandate. Senator Smith, it
was stated, also opposed a mandate
and doubted its legality, but objected
to the form of the committee resolu
tion. COMMISSIONS GIVEN 13
Graduates at Corvallis Complete
AVork in Reserve Corps.
OREGON AGRICULTURAL COL
LEGE, Corvallis, May 27. (Special.)
Tillamook County Beaches
Going Saturday, May 29th
Leave Portland Union Station . . 1:05 P. M.
Arrive Wheeler 7:05 P. M.
Arrive Rockaway 7:29 P. M.
Arrive Tillamook . . . . . . . 8:25 P. M.
Returning Monday, May 31st
Leave Tillamook . . . . . . . 3:30 P. M.
Leave Rockaway 4:47 P. M.
Leave Wheeler . 5 :09 P. M.
Arrive Portland Union Station . . 11:00 P. M.
Rockaway and other Garibaldi beach points.
Proportionate reductions to other Beach and
For further particulars inquire of local agent.
Southern Pacific Lines
John M. Scott '
General Passenger Agent.
Thirteen graduates of the college this
year have been found qualified to re
ceive commissions as second lieuten
ants In the officers' reserve conps.
having completed the course in the
reserve officers' training corps. Phys
ical and mental examinations , have
been taken, besides the recommenda
tion of the commandant.
The men eligible who will accept
commissions are: Allen W. McComb,
Klamath Falls, Or.; Lee L. M. Durham,
Remet, Cal.; Walter M. Bain. Port
land: L. C. Regnell, Hood River. Or.;
Joe F. Hackett, Corvallis; Byron S.
Foreman, Tacoma, Wash.; J. F.
Holmes. Oakland, Cal.; Otto L. Can
trail. Ruch, Or.;. John E. Eilertson,
Clatskanie, Or.; Ellsworth N. Green,
Pasadena, Cal.; Albert Absher, Port
land; Cari D. Long, Oakland. Or., and
Robert Kimsey, Prairie City, Or.
SUGAR HEARING CLOSES
W. II. GORE ' SATS MEDFORD
FEIT "DOUBLE CROSSED."
Surprises Sprang Before Abrupt
Halt; Case to Be Resumed
MEDFORD. Or., May 27. (Special.)
The hearing in the matter of the
Utah-Idaho Beet Sugar company,
which has been on here this week, un
expectedly came to art end late today.
The federal trade commission party
leaves for San Francisco- Saturday to
continue the hearing there, and then
moves to New York City to hear other
phases of the case, and from there
will go to Salt Lake City to finish
taking testimony, especially that of
the defense. Only witnesses for the
government were examined herj
The defense sprung a surprise- to
day when W. H. Gore, Medford banker
and member of the legislature, was
under cross-examination, by introduc
ing evidence in contradiction to Mr.
Gore's assertion that he did not know
until the spring of 1915 that Medford
would be expected to finance the fac
tory. Mr. Gore testified that when he
first heard from Alexander Nibley
that Medford would be expected to
finance the factory, it was a great
surprise and that he and the other
Medford men felt that they had been
"double crossed." -
Franklin Bramwcll of Grants Pass,
who was put on the stand this after
noon by Special Attorney Beer for
the commission, under cross-examination
told that early in 1914 Colonel
J. F. Mundy of Medford worked with
himself and Alexander Nibley for the
establishment of a factory at Grants
Pass or Medford but that his services
in- this line of w.ork were eventually
F. C. Bramwell, cashier, of the
Grants Pass Banking company and
son of Franklin Bramwell, testified
that in September, 1916, at a banquet
of-the sugar beet growers and busi
ness men of Grants Pass. Thomas
Cutler, general mana'ger of the Utah
Idaho company, in a speech declared
that the sugar factory at Grants Pass
was there to stay. This factory was
dismantled and moved to Toppenish,
LWash. H. C. Garnett. Medford busi
ness man, also testified that along the
line that the Utah-Idaho officials had
given local business men to under
stand that the factory would be built
at Medford if a 6000 beet sugar grow
ing acreage was signed up in the
BEACH RESORTS " OPEN
Special Excursion to Be Run to
Tillamook This AVeck-End.
Tillamook Beach resorts are open
almost a month earlier than for the
two preceding years, according to In
formation at the general passenger
office of the Southern Pacific com
pany. Week-end train service will be
run to accommodate patrons for the
double holiday occasioned by Sunday
being Decoration day and the legal
holiday being observed on Monday as
The train will leave Portland at
1:05 P. M. Saturday and returning
will leave the beaches about 5 P. M.
Monday, arriving at Portland at 11
Foreign Trade Talk Today.
IT. B. Van Duzer, president of the
Portland Chamber of Commerce, will
give a talk on the foreipn trade con
ference held recently in San Francisco
at the regular meeting of the City-
club in the Benson hotel at 111:15 to
day. Representatives from the Cham
ber of Commerce committee on forest
conservation will also give short ad
dresses. Nominations to fill the va
cancy on the board of governors left
by the withdrawal of E. C. Sammons,
who recently resigned, will be called
for from the floor.
Attractive Cloth Hats
Popular, stylish, durable
and moderate in price.
PORTLAND MAN ELECTED
V. H, ST RAX DBORG CHOSEX BY
WORLD AD CLUB.
Tacoma Chosen as Convention City
for 1D21 by Coast Asso
CAMP CURRY. Cal., May 27. (Spe
cial.) Tacoma landed the convention
for nxt year of the Pacific Coast Ad
m wintnrop nammona co. pssi
P.- 1 m
Men's Suits at $50
An unusual value in Men's and Young Men's
Suits at the raodest price of fifty dollars.
These suits are today worth at wholesale as
much as the figure now quoted to our patrons.
Every garment is tailored in the high-class
manner so characteristic of our clothing.
If in need of a really good suit at an ex
tremely moderate price, we urge an immedi
Nainsook Union Suits for
summer wear; ?2 value for
Winthrop Hammond Co.
CORRECT APPAREL FOR MEN
127 Sixth St Between Washington and Alder
Buffum & Pendleton
Clubs association and it was voted
to hold a two-day session in Tacoma
and spend three days in Mount Rai
nier park, seeing some of the scenic
wonders of the Pacific northwest.
Harry Carroll of Los Angeles was
elected president, L. E. Warford of
Seattle vice-president and Kenneth
Hood of Tacoma secretary.
Will H. Strandborg of Portland was
elected vice-president of the Associat
ed Advertising Club of the World as
the officer ot the National association
on the Pacific coast. This in recogni
tion for the work Mr. Strandborg did
in conducting the largest motor cara
van that was ever staged on the
Pacific coast. Resolutions were unan
imously passed praising the slate
highway commissions of Oregon and
"It Takes the Guesswork
Out of Food Buying"
WHEN your dealer shows you a food marked with the
Armour Oval Label, all doubts and uncertainties dis
appear. For you know every product bearing this em
blem is dependable and dependability is a big thing to look
for in these days of high food costs and uncertain values.
Star Ham and Bacon, Prepared Meats, Dry and Fresh
Sausage, Poultry, Eggs, Butter, Evaporated Milk, Cheese and
scores of other foods are all brought to you at their best when
you specify "Armour's Oval Label Products".
Ask your dealer why he so strongly endorses Armour's
Oval Label Foods. He will tell you that it is because
they build goodwill and greatest satisfaction among
all of his customers.
Write to the Armour Department of Food Economies. Chicago,
or suggestions on preparing foods end planning menus -
JAMES F. FURLONG JR, Manager
Portland, Oregon. Phone Broadway 1380
Washington for Improving the Pa
cific highway and urging Seattle to
acquire and maintain a municipal
landing field for sea and airplanes.
PRICES SLUMP IN FRANCE
Decline in Cost of Staple Commod
ities Causes Concern.
PARIS, May 27. Concern is felt in
commercial markets throughout
France because of a rapid decline in '
prices of staple commodities.
In the past 30 days cotton has de
clined 244 francs per 50 kilograms in
the Havre market, while coffee has
fallen 78 and wool 35 points in the