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TITE 3IOKNING OREGOXIAX, FRIDAY, JULY 30, 1920
CASE BEFORE COURT
Hearing on Injunction to Re
strain Unions Begins.
HOT ARGUMENTS DEVELOP
Young. This dinner took the form of
an auld la rig syne affair, the veteran
firefighters indulging In reminis
cences. Virtually all of the men who
attended the dinner have been in the
fire department a Rood many years.
Those attending were City Commis
sioner Bigelow, Chief DowelL Assist
ant Chief Laudenklos. Acting Chief
Young. Battalion Chief Holden. Bat
talion Chief Grenfell, Captain Dillane
and Capiairi Heatik.
Chief fjowell returned to Portland
yesterday from a visit to the moun
tains. As yet Mr. Dowell has not de
cided on his future course, although
he said he was seriously considering
a business venture.
Years in the fire department make
it difficult for the chief to stay away
from the headquarters of the fire bu
reau or the firehouses. Yesterday he
spent most of the day visiting his
friends in the various firehouses. i
Mr. U'Kcn's Proposal That Jensen
& Von Heroers Be Made
The hearing of the owners of five
moving picture theaters in Portland
for a permanent Injunction to restrain
the unions from picketing their thea
ters opened yesterday afternoon be
fore Circuit Judge Tucker and further
arguments will be presented this
morning, beginning at 9:30 o'clock.
The temporary restraining order
removing the pickets two weeks ago
will remain in effect until the case is
Rather heated arguments developed
in yesterday's hearing after W. S.
U'Ren, one of the attorneys for the
moving picture employes' union, local
No. 159, moved that C, S. Jensen and
John J. Von Herberg be made parties
plaintiff to the suit.
Mr. U'Ren asserted that the People's
Amusement company, of which the
Star and People's theaters are parts,
the Liberty Theater corporation, the
Majestic Amusement company and the
Columbia Amusement company, were
all operated under the direction of
Jensen & Von Herberg, and that these
two men should be added as plaintiffs
In the case.
Motion In Protested.
The defendants make a most un
usual motion," said Dan J. Malarkey,
one of the attorneys for the moving
picture house owners. "Never before
have 1 heard of a defendant asking
that the plaintiffs go out and drive
someone else in as & plaintiff.
"No one can be a plaintiff unless he
wants to," said Mr. Malarkey. "Even
If an order were made out that Jen
tn and Von Herberg be made plain
tiffs in this case, no one can compel
them to sue anyone unless they want
to. The plaintiff must come in volun
tarily." Mr. U'Ren declared that the picket
ing of the theaters was peaceful and
that peaceful picketing is allowed.
No one was prohibited from entering
the theaters, he said, and the pickets
were silent. He held that if theater
employes do not liko the way in which
the employers trfat them the em
ployes have a perfect right to strike:
Strike Held Sympathetic
Mr. Malarkey said there was no con
troversy horo between employers and
employes, that the trouble arose in
Washington and that this was a sym
The attorneys for the moving pic
ture theaters were reading a decision
of the supreme ccurt of Texas in
"which peaceful picketing was not up
held when the court adjourned until
Mr. U'Ren and E. E. Petttngell are
attorneys for the union and Dan J.
Malarkey, John F. Logan and Arthur
L. Veazie for the employer.
17-CENT MILK FORECAST
SAX KR.VXCISCO RISE TAKJEX
AS GAUGE FOR PORTLAND.
HIGHWAY IS DISCUSSED
TERWILLl&ER BOULEVARD XOT
l'OR AUTOS, SAYS KEYSER.
Distributor s' Representative
Charges Dairy League Is in Con
trol of Situation in South.
Increase in the retail price of milk
sold in San Francisco to 17 cents a
quart, effective August 1. ie typical
of the future price of milk in Port
land, if the Oregon dairymen's co-operative
league gains complete control
of the milk situation, according to
C. M. Gregory, representing the Port
land milk distributors, who are en
gaged in a controversy with the
The league of ficials are notinclined
to accept Mr. Gregory's version of the
Increase of milk prices in San Fran
cisco, saying that all the producers
desire in Oregon is a price for milk
which will cover production casts.
"In San Francisco," said Mr.
Gregory, "the league is in complete
control of the situation. As a result
of this monopoly the price is ad
vanced just 3 cents a quart higher
than the Portland price. However,
the price for butter fat, which is the
guiding price for milk, is $2.80 a
hundredweight, or approximately the
same as the price for butter fat in
Mayor Baker announced that he
would review all evidence gathered
by Deputy City Attorney Mackay
before he would make any announce
ment as to future action.
A milk commission will not be ap
pointed until Mayor Baker is certain
that all other measures have failed
and that a commission is necessary.
It is understood that Mayor Baker
will confer with Deputy Attorney
Mackay some time today.
TOURIST SEEKS GASOLINE
Motorist Says Fuel Is Bootlegged
in Seattle at Xlght.
"They have a new sort of boot
leggers in Seattle." volunteered a
tourist from the Puget sound city,
who yesterday appealed to the Port
land chamber of commerce for assist
ance in securing enough gasoline to
make the trip over the Columbia
"Some of the truck drivers up there
drain their tanks every night, and
sell the surplus thus acquired to less
fortunate automobile owners. It is
called bootlegging, and as I am un
able to secure gasoline at stations
here this afternoon in excess of two
gallons, I thought maybe a 'gas boot
legger' could be located."
These prices are low!
$45 and $50
$60 and $65
City Commissioners to Investigate
Roadway to Determine
' Its Safety.
"Terwilliger boulevard was never
Intended for an automobile highway,
nor for a main traveled highway.
When it was designed, it was for a
pleasure highway to accommodate
This was the statement of C. P.
Keyser. superintendent of parks, who
was the engineer in charge of the
construction of the boulevard. Re
cently Mayor Baker stated that he
believed the construction of this high
way was a "poor piece of engineer
"Statements to the effect that the
roadway is dangerous have been ex
aggerated," said Mr. Keyser. "I can
go over the highway on a wet day at
5 miles an hour with reasonable
safety. But I admit that, with the
boulevard linked with the Pacific
highway and the large amount of
travel, the curves on the boulevard
should be banked. Sufficient bar
riers have already been installed.
There are a number of bad places in
the boulevard. One in particular
wnere tne graae suaaemy arops irom
died. All of these changes can be
made for a nominal sum."
City Commissioner Barbur, in charge
of the department of public works,
and City Commissioner Pier, in charge
of the park bureau, have been named
by Mayor Baker to make a thorough
Investigation of the roadway and to
report to the city council with recom
20 WORK ON TRUCK FARM
American Xiabor Exclusively Used
by Mr. Koberg on 2 0 Acres.
HOOD RIVER, Or., July 29. (Spe
cial.) John Koberg, who operates
the Twentieth Century truck farm,
just east of the city, has employed
20 persons on the 20 acres this sea
son. Mr. Koberg, who has just com
pleted the harvest of stringless
green beans, Is now engaged in mar
keting potatoes. He is known as the
chief grower of asparagus of the
green variety on the Pacific coast.
His harvest of this vegetable this
season reached 23 tons, which sold
at $200 to $250 a ton.
Mr. Koberg prides himself that all
of truck farm laborers are American.
ST V Pi f
YOU save from $5 to $15 in
the price but you save
more in the value the
same suits would cost us more
at wholesale to replace. So
you see the values are not
They're good all-wool suits
smartest styles for men and
young men, of fine imported
and domestic fabrics many
are silk lined.
Money back, if
you want it.
Copyright 1920 Hart Schaffner & Marx
SamT Rosenblatt & Co.
The home of Hart-Schaf f ner & Marx clothes.
Fifth at Alder. Gasco Building.
jg p mrjmr p new
Morrison Street, Bet. Fourth and
Fifth Next to Corbett Building
Jjg!Don't Be Misled. Beware of Imitation Sample Shops and Sale Imitators. Look ?"jp
for the Big Sign with Hand Pointing to 28 Morrison St., Factory Sample Shop
Just arrived, a big stock of Samples and Regular Size garments, all sum
mer and spring styles. Our instructions are to SELL, SELL, SELL at
any price. Our store was crowded during last .week's sale, but this week's
event will be the greatest clean-up sale of the season.
EARWIGS IWVfiDE THE CITY
PESTS DESTROY 1-XOWEJlS AXD
SHRUBS IX WALNUT PARK.
SCENERY TO BE EXPLOITED
Mail tan Plans Tourist Run Up
Snake River Canyon.
LEW1STOK, Idaho, July 29. (Spe
cial.) With the view of exploiting;
the wonders of the upper Snake river
canyon, said to be one of the most
remarkable of any navigable river
canyons in the entire country. W. P.
Brewink, mail contractor on the river
run between Lewiston and Pitteburg
landing, a point about a hundred
miles up the stream, will construct
two new boats fitted for tourist pas
Mr Brewink makes the trip up
Into the canyon each week carrying
mail to the settlers.
been solicited to buy licenses, con
siderable documentary evidence was
introduced by the state in the way of
correspondence between Myers and
other professional men. It is not
likely the case will be argued and
presented to the jury before tomor
BATTALiIO.Y CHIEF HOL-D-EX IX
CHARGE DISTRICT 4.
Complimentary Dinner Tendered
to Retiring Head of Portland
Several reassignments In the Port
land fire bureau were announced yes
terday by Acting Fire Chief Young
resulting from the retirement of ex
Chief Iowell and the vacation taken
by Assistant Fire Chief Laudenklos.
Battalion Chief Holden Is now act
ing assistant chief In charge of dis
trict No. 4. Assistant Chief Lauden
klos left last night on his annual va
cation of 13 days' duration and, in
aadluon. he has been grafted a 30
Says' leave of absence by ciiy Com
missioner Blgelow. Laudenklos plans
to visit in southern California during
his absence from Portland.
Captain James Dillane. who was ap
pointed acting battalion chief sev
eral days ago. was placed in charge
of district No. 2. formerly under the
supervision of Chief Young.
Captain V. D. Heath of engine No.
21 was appointed acting battalion
rhief by Chief Young and placed in
charge of district No. 2.
Battalion Chief Grenfell continues
in charge of district No. 1 and will
also continue in charge of the fire
marshal 8 office.
A complimentary dinner to Chief
clos was given at the Imperial hotel
'ednesday mslit by Acting Chief
R0SARIAN BAND TO -PLAY
Concert of 7 Selections to Be Given
in St. Johns.
The public concert of Conductor
Ettinger's Royal Rosarian band for
tonight is to be presented in St.
Johns. The programme numbers an
Overture. "Poet and Peasant" Suppe):
medley, "Tone Picture" tTrenkler) : -waltz,
"Dreams of Childhood" ( Waldteufel) : se
lection, "Fire Fly" (FrlmD. Intermission.
Selection, "Serenade" ( Herbert! : Ameri
can negro sketch, "Down South" (Myd
dleton); "American Fantasia." tBendixj.
Roscbnrg to Get Another Xurse.
ROSEBURG. Or., July 29. (Special.)
Miss Jane C. Allen. statA Hriviri-v
nurse representing the state board of
health, and Miss Grace Harrington,
director of the department of nurs
ing and the bureau of public health,
arrived in Roseburg this morning to
consult with members of the local
Red Cross and pave the way for-another
public nurse to be commissioned
to this county to carry on child wel
Specimens Sent to Agricultural
College to Learn Best Method
Earwigs are the latest pest to In-fest-a
residential district of Portland.
An army of the pests are reported in
Walnut Park. destroying flowers,
shrubs ana vegetation.
Officials of the park bureau in
spected samples of the insect yester
day and will forward specimens to
Oregon Agricultural college, in an ef
fort to learn of the best methods of
City Commissioner Mann brought
the earwigs to the attention of the
park bureau. Several hundred of ' the
pests were brought to the city hall
vesterday by Fred Cooper, transporta
tion manager of the Portland Railway
Light & Power company, who lives In
The earwig has the appearance of a
miniature crawfish, about three-quar-
ers of an inch in length, with a pair
of small claws, which are used both
for steering purposes and for defense.
According to Mr. Cooper, earwigs
made their appearance in the Walnut
Park region a year ago, and this year
have advanced about three blocks.
In addition to destroying plants and
flowers the earwigs invade homes and
are said to find relish in food Jn pan
tries and are also known to nibble on
fine linen and clothes.
Professor Kent of the United btates
department of agriculture and C. E.
Wood spent four hours in wainui
park Wednesday studying the pests.
It is understood that an ordinary bed
bug spray kills earwigs.
FOREST FIRES IN IDAHO
Most Serious Damage Reported 2 0
Miles North of Boise.
T-Ait- t. T J .. Vi n . Tiil.- Q I C:,-, p r- i a 7 1
Hot weatner nas orougin auuui iuicbi
tires in irUS. Biaie, ine wifoi, ociiuuo
f.nm cniithrn Trl a hn VtA
one icjui icu
ills' about -U mnes norm ui. doisc a.L
Fighters have been taken to the scene
from Bol&e ana laano tuy. mm me
Af th fnrpst Kprvipfi it is be
lieved that the fires can be brought
under control witnout serious aamage
lO. CUIIMllClUiai Diaiiuilie LJ'Kui-a.
c . fo i Viae hon rrn fnfrt tn r1i
slashings in forests cut over some
years ago. in the immediate vicinity
the Boise-Layette xumor company
has heavy timber holdings. It is one
of the leading operating companies in
AUTO MEN TO BE DINED
Reception of Convention at Aber
deen Is Arranged.
ABERDEEN, Wash., July 29. (Spe
cial.) Dinners and . dances will add
the final touches to' entertainment
plans now practically completed for
the reception of the Washington
Automobile- Chamber of Commerce
convention here Friday and Satur
day Prominent automobile dealers who
will be here for the convention will
be A. S. Eldridge of the Buick com
pany, Seattle; Guy ' Diegel, Dodge
agency, Spokane; A. R. Tyson, Over
land. Seattle; W. R. Douglas, north
west manager for Chevrolet: State
feenator Carlyon, author of the Car-
lyon good roads bill, and E. R. Boyd
son of Tacoma.
School Bids Rejected.
ABERDEEN. Wash.. July 29. (Sp
cial.) Four bids were rejected Tues
day by the board of education for
erection of a school building on the
south side authorized by recent school
bond elections. The site of the pro
posed building is on Boone between
Cushing and. Perry streets. The est
mated cost of the building was set
Change of Venue Granted.
ASTORIA. Or., July 29. (Special.)
A change of venue to Columbia county
has been granted by Circuit Judge
Kakin In the case of H. ?. Bell agains
Clatsop county. The action was
brought to recover $8632.72, alleged to
be due the plaintiff under his con
tract for operating the county rock
crushing plant at Tongue point during
Washington Guard Praised.
ABERDEEN. Wash., July 29. (Spe
cial.) The Washington national
guard Is regarded as among the
three or four most efficient in the
United States by national guard in
epectors, according to George Acret
of Aberdeen, who was adjutant of
the second battalion of the recent
encampment at Camp Murray. The
only organizations considered as well
developed as the Washington guard
are those from Ohio and West Vir
Phone your want ads to The Orego
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GASOLINE DEARTH WANES
ASSOCIATED TO RECEIVE BIG
ALLOTMENT OX MOXDAY,
Polo Coats J)
Most all sizes. Values
to $35. Clean-up price
at only $8.95.
5 167 Odds
In beautiful long coats
and vraps. Values to
$65. Clean - up price
$10.95 and $8.95.
Company to Furnish 100 Per Cent
Tank Capacity to Commercial, 5 0
Per Cent to Pleasure Cars.
With an increase of the Oregon al
lotment of gasoline to the Associated
Oil company, which Is believed will
reach 50 per cent, the gasoline short
age situation will be considerably re
lieved, beginning Monday.
Beginning Monday, the Associated
Oil company will furnish 100 per cent
tank capacity to commercial vehicles
and 50 per cent to pleasure cars, in
stead of the 20 per cent allotment for
merly In effect. The price of 27 cents
a gallon charged by the company will
remain in effect, it was announced.
Further relief from the gasoline
shortage is promised by the Union Oil
company, which has purchased 1,500,
000 gallons of gasoline from outside
sources, a portion of which will be
diverted to Oregon trade. This will
enable the Union Oil company to re"
open a number of stations which have
been closed for a week or more.
No change in the gasoline situation
was reported yesterday by the Stand
ard or the Shell Oil companies.
Asotin Barn Burns.
LEWISTON, Idaho, July 29. (Spe
cial.) The news of the burning of
the large barn and silo belonging to
Arthur Farrish, prominent farmer of
Asotin county, has just been re
ceived here. The origin of the fire
which destroyed the structure is un
DEATH CAR DRIVER HELD
Salem Police Chief Says Autoist
Was Making 8 Miles an Hour.
SALEM. Or., July 29. (Special.)
G. W. Winland, who during the Elks
convention last week ran down and
killed Mrs. E. E. Dennison, was ar
rested today on a charge of violating
the traffic ordinances. Mr. Winland's
hearing has been set for Friday.
Chief of Police Welsh, who wit
nessed the accident, swore to the
complaint at the time Mrs. Dennison
was killed. Mr. Welsh said the auto
mobile driven by Mr. Winland was
not running to exceed eight miles
State Rests in Dentist Trial. -
BOISE. Idaho., July 29. (Special.)
The state rested today in the dentist
license bribery case in which Dr. W.
A. Myers of Boise and V. A. Fitzger
ald of Portland are defendants. In
addition to testimony of young dent
ists who claimed to have secured or
Coffee Is Harmful
to Growing Children
and parents who permit its use
sometimes have cause for regret
"With children in the family, and
where the coffee flavor is liked,
is generally accepted as the
ideal table drink instead of coffee.
All grocers sell Postum, and its
pleasing flavor, combined with
its advantages of quick making
and economy, soon make it a
There's a Reason
Made by Postum Cereal Co., Inc.
Battle Creek, Michigan
Accordion Pleated Dress Skirts
In white and all new
plaid shades. Values
to $20. Clean-up price
Tricotine and Silk Dresses
Values to $37.50.
To clean up at only
In serges, tricotines and silver-,
tones. Most all sizes. Values to'
$48.00. Clean-up price at only
Beautiful Sweaters and Slipover
Values to $12. Clean
up price S4.95 and
Tricolette Waists and
Georgette Crepe Waists
Hundreds to choose from.
Values to $8.00. Clean
up price...... .$3.95 and
Money's Worth or Money Back
I Government Bonds
have always been considered
a good, safe investment.
One of our customers w-ho
recently had some unusually
bad luck felt it advisable to
sell her diamond ring.
The ring, which we had sold
to her several years ago for
$42.00. brought 125.00 when
she needed it badly.
Can you do this with your
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