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TIIE MORNING OREG ONI AN, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 9, 1920
WIFE SAYS MISSING
Wine Luncheon Held at Home
WARRANT IS SWORN OUT
Sirs. Albert Widmaier Alleges Hus
band Traveled With Woman
From State to State.
On the nijrht that her husband
eloped from his San Francisco home
with a younger affinity, he treated
her to a clubhouse sandwich and a
bottle of sparkling: wine, asserted
Mrs. Albert "Widmaier. who appealed
to the police detective bureau yes
terday for assistance in locating her
I couldrTt understand why he was
so kind to me that night he left
home," Mrs. Widmaier told Police
Inspector Craddock. between tears.
"He went out and brought home some
delicious clubhouse sandwhiches and
a bottle of good wine. Then he kissed
me over and over and said he had
to go to Santa Cruz for a few days."
When he left home. Mr. Widmaier
drove an automobile on which F. H.
Jordan, son of Mrs. Widmaier by a
former marriage, held a heavy mort
gage, she told Inspector Craddock.
She said lie likewise neglected to
leave her sufficient funds for the
Snfipiclons Are Aronned.
Tt was not until a couple of weeks
later that Mrs. Widmaier became sus
picious, she said. She went to Santa
Cruz only to learn that her husband
had left in company with another
woman with two young children.
Determined to play the sleuth, Mrs.
"Widmaier locked up her .home and.
In company with her son, set out on
tho trail of the missing husband.
From Santa Cruz, she traced him to
Kureka, and from there to Grants
I'ass. Or. In both places, she as
serted, she found where her husband
and the unidentified affinity reg
istered as man and wife.
From Grants Pass, Widmaier and
his companion came to Portland. In
spector Craddock learned yesterday
where Widmaier stored the automo
bile in a garage for one night. At
this garage it was learned that the
woman was still with him. Inspector
Craddock likewise learned that Wid
maier had his trunk expressed first
to Santa Cruz and then to Port
land. It is now in storage in a local
Warrant Willingly Sworn.
In view of the evidence which was
procured relative to Widmaier's al
leged transporting pf the other woman
across the boundary line from Cali
fornia to Oregon, Mrs. Widmaier was
sent to the department of justice op
eratives for a warrant charging her
husband with a violation of the Mann
white slave act.
Mrs. Widmaier at first was loath
to have her husband Jailed for his
alleged elopement, but when Inspec
tor Craddock informed her that her
husband's woman companion also
would be placed behind the bare she
was all smiles.
It was then that she readily con
sented to swear out a warrant for
his arrest and agreed to spend the
money necessary to procure evidence
of his having registered at a Grant
Pass hotel as the husband of the
other woman. n
Share In lroperty Wanted. m
"At first all I wanted was to have
him back, but if he wants to live
with this other woman he can do it,"
fine said. "But my son wants-' that
automobile and I want him compelled
to turn over some of the property to
me. If he doesn't want to live w'th
me he must provide for my living."
All uniformed police and detectives
yesterday were instructed to be on
the alert for Widmaier and the auto
mobile. Mrs. Widmaier furnished the
detectives with a complete descrip
tion of her missing husband and with
the license number of the machine. It
was through the licence number that
it was learned that Widmaier had ar
rived in Portland, but the police be
lieve that he has already started
Widmaier is 51 years old and
weighs li5 pounds. He has gray hair.
The night he sipped wine with his
wife and bade her good-bye, he was
wearing a gray suit.
CUPPER PUN OPPOSED
t if A '4 , .sSbL&. I
I V- J- fH 1
VivaeioUM Dorothy Glsh, In "Little Mlsn Rebellion," nhlch Trill open
today at the Peoples theater for a four-day run.
TODAY'S FILM FEATURES.
Majestic Gouverneur Morris',
I! i v o 1 i Tom Moore, "Stop
Columbia T h o m a s Meighan,
Liberty Marshall IS'eilart's "Go
and Get It."
Star Tom Mix, "Three Gold
Peoples Dorothy Gish, "Little
Circle William S. Hart. "Sand."
I Globe Corinne Gr
OROTUT GISH gets a lot of
wholesome fun out of her role
of a little grand duchess with a
yard-long list of titles in "Little Miss
Kebellion." her latest screen comedy.
The picture is the feature attraction
in the new programme at the Teopies
theater during the first part of the
week. Jack Pickford in "The Double
Dyed Deceiver," will open at the
Despite an army of highly ornate
retainers, the duchess not only plays
hooky from the palace of a mythical
European duchy, but has an en
counter with a balky mule, mingles
with some Yankee doughboys ' in a
baseball game, and attends a jazz
ball with Sergeant Dick Ellis. That
is the- start of the romance between
them. Then the revolution comes
along and sweeps the grand duchess
and her faithful servitor, a grena
dier, to the east side of New York.
A job as chief flapjack mixer in a
quick-lunch restaurant and a reunion
with Ellis, now in "cits," follows.
Ralph Graves, who has appeared in
several former Gish pictures, is again
her leading man and George Selgman,
Riley Hatch, and Marie Burke are
also in the cast. George Fawcett,
the veteran actor, was the director.
Mary Tickford is to appear in an
other of the kid comedies for which
she is famous. It will be titled,
"Rag-Tag and Bob-Tail." and it will
go to the screen before her current
J production. "A Flame in the Dark."
rector, Frances Marion.
"A Flame in the Dark" has an
Italian atmosphere and a lot of
"emoting" in it. In the production
Mary is supported by a number of
Italian actors she brought from Italy
when she and her husband, Dougla
Fairbanks, completed their honey
moon tour of Europe, and in her
sire to be realistic she even goes
far as to speak Italian lines wh
is necessary to talk at all.
learned enough of the language
sing an opera;" says Mary.
The reason for the kid comedy.
"Rag-Tag and Bob-Tail," is that ex
hibitors are of the opinion that a
"happy"picture should follow "Suds."
Ruth Roland's stage career began
at the age of 3 in Ed Holdcn's "Cin
derella" company at the Columbia
theater in San Francisco.
Edith Rolerts' next picture will be
called "White Youth." It will be her
first feature since her recent success
in "The Adorable Savage."
Jeane Paige, prominent leading
woman, claims Paris. Illinois, as her
birthplace. She has been featured in
many O. Henry pictures.
Hazel Howell, a former Broadway
(N. Y.), stage beauty, is now sup
porting Eddie Lyon3 and Lee Moran
at vhich Mrs. Cbapln, Mrs. H. R.
Beckwith, Mrs. J. A. Beckwith and
Miss Jess Chapin will entertain for
Mrs. Richard Park and, Mrs. A. C.
Mrs. F. E. Grigs"by and Mrs. Fred
Ansley will pour. M-s. Walter Yerian,
Miss Irene Loeb, Mrs. S. H.. Pierce,
Mrs. Bert Allen and Mrs. L. S. Martin
Mr. and Mrs. O. M. Clark enter
tained quite informally for six guests
with a dinner given attthe Hotel Port
land Thursday evening.
The Portland alumnae of Chi Omega
will meet for luncheon at the hotel
Benson at 1:15 o'clock today. All Chi
Omegas are invited to attend.
Pi Beta Phi alumnae club will hold
its monthly luncheon today at 1 P. M.
in the University club. All Pi Beta
Phis are invited.
General H. B. Compson, Women's
Relief Corps, No. 52, entertained the
members of the post and corps who
had birthdays in June, July. August
and September, after their last meet
ing, with a short programme and a
luncheon. The comrades were pre
sented with a beautiful red dahlia,
while the women received a white one.
Thirteen honor guests were present.
A check was given to the commander
for relief work. -
Mrs. Etna Ransom will leave Tues
day, with Mr. and Mrs. C. S. Jackson,
for an interesting trip through the
ea4st and south. Mrs. Ransom will
visit her daughter who is attending
an eastern school.
Members of the Subdeb set are an
ticipating the intermediate hop to be
given by the Multnomah Amateur
Athletic club October 15. A number
of society matrons will be patron
Chavuicey C. Coon and Miss Maxine
Browne Shaefer were married at the
First .Presbyterian church yesterday
at 2 o'clock. Rev. Dr. Bowman offi
ciated. Among those who witnessed
the ceremony were Mr. and Mrs. C. P.
Coon, Mrs. Lillian Schaefer, Mr. and
Mrs. E. Warrell, Mr. and Mrs. OVJ.
th and Miss Huntington.
HELEN. HARVEY INSANE
WRITER OF OBSCEXE LETTERS
FOr"D MENTALLY DEFICIENT.
IISTOMC PRESS IS GIFT
UNIVERSITY RELIC DONATED
BV HARRISON R. KIXCAID.
born at Yalta,
Geraldine Farrar denies that she
contemplates a divorce from motion
Hoot Gibson, a real cowboy in
films, was born on a ranch near
Pauline Frederick, in the absence
of a suitable vehicle for her screen
talents, is on vacation.
Kovert, the dancer, appears in
Katherine MacDonald's latest picture,
"Curtains," encased entirely in gold
leaf. "Curtains" was recently pub
lished in the Saturday Evening Post.
Lund Available by Drainage of Mal
heur Lake Is Declared Not
of Great Value.
In answer to a statement made by
Percy A. Cupper, state engineer, in
yesterday's Oregonian, opposing the
Roosevelt bird refuge measure, which
cedes jurisdiction of Malheur lake to
the federal government, William L.
Finley. secretary of the Roosevelt
Bird Refuge association, said that Mr
Cupper s plan is Identical with that
of the promoters who would drain the
lake ana destroy the bird reserva
"W e have every respect for Mr.
Cupper's opinion," said Mr. Finley,
"but we cannot see that his plan is
any different from the scheme for
draining the lake that was presented
by C. a. McConnell of Burns in 1916
"It must be generally conceded."
continued Mr. Finley, "that land held
at to or flO an acre cannot be very
good rrom an agricultural standpoint,
It would be poor policy for the state
to enter into a promotion scheme of
selling alkali land to unsuspecting
eastern farmers. Oregon has plenty
of undeveloped productive land in all
parts of the state.
"Why not save one of the most
unique features we have, the great
. est wild fowl reservation in the
I S S DAPHNE GULLIFORD,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C J.
Gulliford and niece of Dr. and
Mrs. C. J. Smith, was married last
night to Leighton Steele of this city.
The ceremony was solemnized in the
Gulliford residence in Rose City Park.
Rev. Harry Garvin of the Orenco 1
Presbyterian church officiated.
The bride was lovely in white taf
feta, with tulle veil and orange blos
soms and a shower bouquet of pink
and white bouvardia and bride roses.
Miss Clephane Gulliford was maid of
honor She wore white organdie,
trimmed with lace, and carried pink
bridesmaid roses. Zina Wise was best
man. Charming music was played
before the wedding and appropriate
selections were played softly during
The rooms were attractively deco
rated in pink roses, asters and chrys
anthemums, intermingled with green
ery. Mrs. Claude Hampton of Pen
dleton presided at the supper table
and several pretty young girls as
sisted. The bride formerly lived in
Pendleton and is a social favorite
there and since her arrival here has
made many friends in Portland.
After a short wedding trip the cou
ple will live in Laurelhurst.
Miss Delia Mae Randall and Will F.
Hessian will be married this evening
at 8:30 o'clo'ck in the home of the
bride, 1063 Schuyler street. Rev.. Dr.
E. H. Pence of Westminster Presby
terian church will officiate. The
bride is the daughter of -Mr. and Mrs.
Henry D. Randall, prominent pioneer
residents of Gilliam county. Miss
Randall's sister, Mrs. Ronald Seaforth
Mackenzie (Mildred Randall) will
come from Eastern Oregon for the
ceremony. The couple will make
their home at 514 Vista avenue after
October 20. They will go to British
Columbia for their honeymoon. Mr.
Hessian served 20 months overseas in
France during the war. He is finan
cial editor of the Journal.
Miss Helen Sharinghousen yester
day announced her engagement to W.
Ravmond Marvel, son of George Mar
vel of Gilliam county. The announce
ment was made at a luncheon given
by a few girl friends of the bride-
eiect who entertained for her at th
Multnomah hotel. The bride to be is
the daughter of Mrs. A. E. Sharing-
uuusen 01 r-oriianq. xne wedding will
oe ne r riaay at the bride s home.
Hamilton avenue. The couple will
live in Boyd, Or. Miss Sharinghouse
is a popular and charming girl. The
bridegroom owns a large ranch at
Boyd. The couple met a few years
ago when they had adjoining claims
in .ca.si.ern ureKon and the mirriin
the result of the romance that
The Portland Alumnae of Gamma
Phi Beta will meet this afternoon at
2:30 o clock with Miss Beatrice Locke.
at 694 East Madison street.
Mrs. Antoine G. Labbe left vester.
day for Tacoma where she went to
attend a large party given bv her
sister, Mrs. Robert Hyde, who will
entertain tonight at her home. "Scar
Mrs. H. F. Chapin's residence will be
the scene today of an attractive tea
TOURISTS VISIT ASHLAND
Park-to-Park Caravan Entertained
by Commercial Clnb.
ASHLAND. Or.. Oct. 8. (Special.)
.The park-to-park automobile caravan
arrived in Ashland Wednesday from
Medford. Members of the Ashland
Commercial club went to Medford to
meet the party and escorted the vis
itors to this city, where they were
shown through Lithia park and sam
pled water from the several mineral
President Ferguson and Secretary
Fuller of the Ashland Commercial
club accompanied the caravan over
the Pacific highway to the foot of
the' cilskiiOu mountains.
for breakfast is
like a hard-boiled
egg you simply
can't beat it
No; Schilling's is not the
only fine coffee. There are
one or two others all are
ground coffee in vacuum
sealed tins ' which bring
the full original flavor to
Try one after another,
and stick to the flavor you
like best. Your grocer pays
your money back if you
don't like Schilling Coffee.
Wings of the morning I
Machine Taken I'rom Philadelphia
Around Horn to Honolulu and
Thence to Oregon in 1816.
UNIVERSITT OF OREGON, Eugene,
Oct. 8. (Special.) The first hand
printing machine in the state of Ore
gon, which is kept as a relic by the
journalism department, several type
cases, a quantity of old-fashioned
type and some furniture, were given
to the university by the late Harrison
R. Kincaid of Portland, and formerly
of Eugene. The famous university
athletic field and a street were named
after Mr. Kincaid. The press and
other equipment, which really mark
the concrete beginning of the school
of journalism, were presented to the
university in 1909 through Mr. Kin-
caid's son, Webster, a university
The first newspaper printed west
of the Rocky mountains was taken
from this press on February 5, 1846,
by Colonel William T. T'Vault. For
20 years- the press did duty in the
printing of the Oregon Spectator at
At about the time of the close of
the civil war the press was sent to
Mr. Ii.incaid in Eugene on a river
boat. An accident caused the sinking
of the boat somewhere between Ore
gon City and Eugene, and the his..
toric press rested at the bottom of
the Willamette for some time Just
how long it is not known. Later
it was salvaged and brought on
to Mr. Kincaid at Eugene. For 44
years prior to 1909, when he retired
from the newspaper business, Mr.
Kincaid published the Oregon State
The beginning of the press dates
back to 1830 when it was manufac
tured in Philadelphia. From Phila
delphia it was shipped around the
Horn to Honolulu and here was pub
lished on it one of the first news
papers of the islands, if not the first.
Later it came to Oregon and was put
into use by Colonel T Vault.
ne your want ads to The Orego
Main 7070, Automatic 560-95.
Allusive Documents Mailed to Judge
Tazwell From Many Cities,
on Pacific Coasf.
Helen Harvej. who bombarded
Presiding Circuit Judge Tazwell with
obscene and threatening letters for
more than two years, during which
time she b,as been vithout the jur
isdiction of local authorities, was ad
judged Insane by Dr. William E.
House yesterday and ordered by
Judge Tucker to be committed to the
asylum at Salem. . '
The woman was held by Dr. House
to be a paranoiac of decided type,
her delusion of persecution making
her potentially dangerous. She was
examined in Portland in 1918 and or
dered to the House of the Goodi Shep
herd pending committment to Salem.
Later she was paroled and upon going
to Seattle began writing letters to
Judge Tazwell. She continued to do
this after going to California. She
was committed to the asylum at
Sedro Wooley. Wash., at one time
Paul Heinz, companion of Miss
Harvey, who was held for investi
gation by the federal authorities, was
released. He signed some Of the let
ters at her instigation, it is said.
SCHOOL BUDGET NAMED
Ashland District Sum Is Placed at
$81,700 for Year.
ASHLAND, Or., Oct. 8. (Special.)
The budget of school district No.
5, which includes Ashland, will be
$81,700 for the year beginning June
30, 1921. Of this sum miscellaneous
receipts aggregate $27,700, leaving
54.000 to be raised by tax. 1
Of the estimated expenditures $33.-
s for teachers salaries. The es-
ted receipts include $21,700 from
theVounty school fund, $2500 from the
stat school fund and $3500 from
The amount to be raised by spe
cial tax, $54,000, is more than the
sum raised last year by 6 per cent.
By way of comparison, last year the
budget was $52,795; estimated re
ceipts $16,600, leaving $36,195 to be
raised by direct tax.
KIMBALL SCHOOL OPENED
Keliirious Institution at Salem
Starts 1920-21 Term.
WILLAMETTE UNIVERSITY, Sa
lem, Oct. 8. (Special.) The Kimball
School of Theology, a co-operating
institution for preparation of minis
ters and missionaries, located on the
Willamette campus, opened its doors
yesterday for the 1920-21 term. Reg
istration at the present time has
reached 25. A number of university
students will take special work at
C. Murray Keefer, who graduated
from the Kimball school last spring,
is taking graduate work and instruct
ing several classes in academic sub
jects. Dr. Talbot is president of the
BETTER FIRE LAWS GOAL
Baker. Chamber of Commerce to
Work for Passage of Ordinances.
BAKER, Or., Oct. 8. (Special.)
The Baker-County Chamber of Com
merce directors have decided to put
forth strenuous efforts to obtain the
passage and enforcement of better fire
protection ordinances. This action
was taken at the regular monthly
meeting of the directors Wednesday
The matter of signs above the side
walks, fortune tellers and peddlers
was also taken up and discussed and
referred to the town improvement
committee to act upon.
Guard and Legion Aided.
ASHLAND, Or., Oct. 8. (Special.)
Mrs. Jean Morris Ellis, vocational
I nfiviaer and character analyst, under
lhe educational department of the Y.
fSl. C. A., is in Ashland this week in
i tne interests or 1st company, uregon
j national guard, and the American
lprioii. M r. rjiiiM lias nm ncvprai
Make no mistake! Nothing can take
the place of Ghirardelli's Ground
Chocolateat your table or on your
grocer's shelves. Because Ghirar
delli's fills a daily household need,
and fulfills tfzwyessentialpf food and
Ghirardelli's Ground Chocolate
is never sold in bulk but in cans
only. In this way Ghirardelli's re
tains its flavor and strength the
two most important elements of
D. GHIRARDELLI CO.
Since I$5 San Fnncuc
meetings, which have been largely
HONOR SYSTEM IS URGED
Use by Students Advocated by Presi
dent Campbell in Address.
UNIVERSITY OF OREGON. Eugene,
Oct. 8. (Special.) President Camp
bell of the university urged the use
of an honor system in student af
fairs in an address at student as
sembly Wednesday morning. An au
dience that packed old Villard hall to
the doors gave enthusiastic applause
at the conclus!on of the address.
Because of the fact that Oregon
is destined to become in ensuing
years a much creator state than it
now Is, said the president. It will need
a high standard of citizenry a citi
zenry that will be alive to the pub
lic duties and responsibilities and ono
that wl!l be able to handle them.
Owner purchasing; new Cadillac makes
It poHsible for us to offer for your con
sideration one of these good looking auto
mobiles. The finish, top, upholstery and motor
are in excellent shape as the car has really
been driven very little.
It Is fully equipped with all the attrac
tive accessories, having wire wheels, cord
The owner wishes to dispose of this car
at once and will sell at a tremendous dis
count or trade for real estate.
Submit us your best propositions. -
Covey Motor Car Company
Routing The Doubting
Top OffYour Break
fiat with delicious
hot cakes made with
Careful selection of wheat
combined with the modern
milling methods used in
producing (MSflgSGS Flour
assure baking day success.
You can rely on Olympic to
to make whiter bread and
At your grocer in. 10, 24i
and 49 i pound sacks.
Xk Here's Bread Vsr-r
A short method of making
three loaves, or two loaves
and twelve biscuits,
m pints tepid water: 2K
tablespoons &-tr.ar (level);
1 tablespoon salt (level );
2 calces compressed yeast;
I tablespoon shortening;
HSZ5uEQ3 Flour, veil sifted
before measuring, enough
to make a smooth, dough,
about H eniarts.
Dissolve) east In part of
water, salt and sugar in re
mainder. Combine and add
CX.Ymic flour to make a
smooth batter. Beat until
free from lumps, then add
rest of flour, sufficient to
make a smooth dough. Add
melted lard or oil. Knead
well, put in greased bowl to
rise until double the bulk.
Knead down and let rise
again until double the bulk.
Mold into loaves, let rise til 1
I I gnt, bake in moderate oven
"I want some more"