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About Morning Oregonian. (Portland, Or.) 1861-1937 | View This Issue
TIIE MORmG OREGOmX, WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 5, 1921
PASSES II SPOKE
Career of Once Prominent
Portland Man Ended.
LIFE BEGUN AS PRINTER
Tlonecr Settler Once Mayor of This
City rfnd Important Figure in
Its Financial Life.
SPOKANE. Wash.. Oct. i Van B.
De Lashmutt, a pioneer of the north
west and former mayor of Portland,
died, at 3:30 o'cIock this afternoon at
Ills home here. He had been ill sev
eral years. He was79 years old. Ml.
Ee Lashmutt's body will be sent to
Portland for burial Thursday.
Mr. De Laahmutt was- well known
in Portland business, political and
porting' circles for more than 30
years. He was mayor of Portland In
1888 and 1S89, Just previous to the
consolidation of Portland. East Port
Land and Alblna.
As president of the Oreg-on Na
tional bank he was one of the lead
ing figures In the financial crista that
Attended the panic of 1892 and 1813
when many Oregon banks failed.
Start Made fa Salem.
Mr. De Lashmutt was born In Bur
lington, la., July 27, 1842, and erosnpd
the plains to Oregon In 1852. Ills
family settled in Polk county. He
began his career as a printer and is
aid to have received his start when
be answered the advertisement of
Asahel Bush, editor of the Salem
Statesman, who wanted "an appren
tice to the printing business who
would not expect to finish his trade
or become foreman of the office in
lens than a year."
Before the outbreak of the Civil
war Mr. De Lashmutt had gone to
California. He Joined the Third Cali
fornia volunteer Infantry regiment In
1861 and served during the greater
part of the war along the overland
mall route. By June, 1865, Mr. De
Lashmutt had returned to Portland
and In that month ha became a com
positor on The Oregonlan. He took
the place of George H. Hlmes, now
president of the Oregon Historical
society, who quit to engage in Job
Two Banks Established.
From 1870 to the early nineties Mr.
De Lashmutt was Interested in real
estate and financial enterprises. He
helped found the Metropolitan Sav
ings bank and the Oregon National
bank and served as president of both
institutions. After leaving Portland
Mr. DeLashmutt engaged In the min
ing business near Spokane.
In 18C8 Mr. De Lashmutt married
Maria Kelly, daughter of Albert
Kelly, a Portland pioneer. Mrs. De
Lashmutt la a sister of Mrs. O. P.
8. Plummer of Hillsdale, prominent
Portland woman. During his resi
dence in Portland Mr. De Lashmutt
had a fine home' at Fourteenth and
He was an ardent sportsman and
was greatly Interested In horse rac
ing. Hie "Witch Hazel Farm" near
Hlllsboro was practically the sport
ing center of the state at one time.
He maintained a string of thorough
bred running horses and a number of
trotting horses. In planning his farm
he built a half-mile track enclosed
by sheds and a mile track for train
ing purposes and for races.
Last Wish Respected.
Mr. De Lashmutt had been prac
tically bedridden for the last six
months, according to relatives. He
bad expressed It as his last wish that
his body be returned to Portland and
burled In Klvervlew cemetery beside
his little daughter who died about
15 years ago. Mr. De Lashmutt was
a charter member of George Wright
post, O. A. R. of Portland and will be
honored by his comrades at the fu
Mr. De Lashmut Is survived by his
widow and three children. George,
Ivan and Inez De Lashmutt, all of
Spokane. The members of the family
are expected to arrive In the city to
night. Funeral services will be held
at Flnley's chapel, at an hour to be
"I win set your ball at 11500," or
dered the court.
"Can't you all make It 15 cents?"
the negro pleaded, as he left the
courtroom with a wide grin on his
D. . Maynard found to his sorrow
yesterday that It doesn't pay to try
to "spoof" the Judge, even it it is the
Judge of a police court.
A week ago Maynard was up for
speeding, and because of his youth
Judge Itossman didn't want to send
him to Jail or assess a heavy fine. At
that time he permitted him to go on
condition he would stop thriving or
rdlng a motorcycle for 60 days. He
solemnly promised to obey this edict.
It was Monday afternoon that he was
caught astride a motorcycle speed
ing along. the east side.
In police court yesterday young
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Van n. De I.anhmntt, Farmer
Mayor of Portland, Dead at
"Guilty," Prisoner Replies
When Name Is Asked.
Ilepeated Answers to Same Effect
Annoy Court ITntll It Develops
That's Really Man's IV a me.
t( A LL persons arrested by Officer
JL Thurber please step forward,"
droned Clerk Crounae In police court.
. Leading the group of traffic vio
lators was a man who appeared eager
to have his case settled as quickly as
"What's your name?" inquired th
Clerk, as he checked over the docket.
"Guilty." was the reply.
"I don't want your plea. What's
your name?" again inquired the
'Guilty," came the Instant reply.
"I haven't a doubt In the world but
what you are guilty, all Tight, but
what's your name?'' demanded the
Clerk, with a show of impatience.
"Guilty," was the even-toned reply.
"Give this fellow life and then get
his name a few years later. Judge,"
pleaded the clerk, his patience en
And then It developed that the de
fendant had spoken the truth.
"If your honor please," he said,
addressing Judge Itossman, "my
name is Guilty, but It Is spelled Gli
des. He asked me my name and I
told him. If you ask me for my plea
I will tell you. My name Is Glide
and I plead guilty."
"Here's once where the guilty go
free." ordered the court, as he waved
Glides from the courtroom amid a
gale of merriment. I.
Jack Ralney, negro burglar, didn't
isare to have his preliminary hearing
In police court. Being an ex-convict,
he wanted to appear In one of the
"Ah'll take mah chances up above."
he tnld Jnflre Kossmsn.
Maynard couldn't think of any excuse
"You Just stay up here with the
Jailbirds for four days and I think It
will have a remarkable effect on- your
memory hereafter," decreed Judge
Alice Hantok, Portland's most
persistent woman bootlegger, couldn't
"speaka da English" when she ap
appeared on her usual charge of boot
legging, but when Judge Itossman
announced a fine of $260 she found
her voice. She lost her power of speech
again a moment later when the court
ordered about 50 gallons of her wine
Nick Spady, garbage collector,
couldn't think of having his young
ster go to school when there was
garbage to collect. So he had the boy,
16 years old, drive the garbage truck.
It cost him a lot of grief and $25 In
cash when he was found guilty yes
terday of permitting a minor to oper
ate a motor vehicle.
WOMAN IDENTIFIES LOOT
Jack Kalncy, Negro, Said to Have
A r' additional burglary charge was
lodged yesterday against Jack Ralney,
negro ex-convlct, after Mrs. M. Jones,
Hammersley Court apartments, ap
peared at the police detective head
quarters and identified several ar
ticles of Jewelry found In his posses
sion as thoeo stolen from her apart
ment Saturday night.
Mrs. Jones said her apartment had
been entered by means of a pass key.
A wrist watch, a ring and other ar
ticles of Jewelry vert taken.
Other Jewelry stolen from Mrs. Car
oline Keddln? at the Villa St. Clara
apartments Saturday night was found
In Itainey's possession.
Jitneys and Street Cars Alternate.
ABERDEEN, Wash., Oct. 4. (Spe
cial.) Alternating service was started
today by Jitneys, busses and street
cars operating between Aberdeen and
Hoqulam on orders of the state de
partment of public works.
will be on sale at all Grocers
on Monday and Thursday of
Haynes-Foster Baking Co.
II. H. Haynes. President.
V CWL.Vi.JS Kir.it
roe "Pood - Drink" for All Agsa.
juuncn at Home, Ulbcs and
fountains. Ack for HORLiaCS.
MOTHER! MOVE CHILD'S BOILS
WITH "CALIFORNIA FIG SYRUP"
Hurry mother! Even a sick child
loves the "fruity" taste pf "California
Fig Byrup," and It never falls to open
the bowels. A teaspoonful today may
prevent a sick child tomorrow. If
constipated, bilious, feverish, fretful,
has cold, colic, or If stomach is sour,
tongue coated, breath bad, remember
a good cleansing of the little bowels
is often all that Is necessary.
Ask your druggist for genuine
"California Fig Syrup," which has di
rections for babies and children of all
ages printed on bottle. Mother! Tou
must say "California" or you may get
an Imitation fig syrup. j
Wednesday Special Lunch 69c
11:30 TO 2:30 TEA
thicken Broth and Noodles
Scotch Broth and Barley
Baked Salmon, Parsley
Fried Filet of Sole with
1 Boiled Brisket of Beef
Fried Hamburger Steak
ROOM, 4TH FLOOR,
With Lyonalse Potato
OWK Baked Beans and
Boston Brown Bread
Assorted Cold Meats with
Creamed Carrots and Peas
Ice Cream Baked Pears Pie
Coffee Tea Milk
Best Butter 2 Lbs. 98c Delivered Only With Other Grocery Purchases 4th Floor
RELIABLE MERCHANDISE RELIABLE METHODS,
IMORPtSON. ALDER, WEST PAPK. AND TENTH STREETS. J
Large Gum Drops, assorted flavors, pound 180
Candy Department, Main Floor.
Drops and Lime
Drops. 3 pkgs.
Wednesday SAVING SALES
Women' s Fall Coats
Three attractive styles included in the sale are sketched above. Many
others equally as smart in the lot. The best lot of Coats the Basement
Store has yet offered at the price, and that they will sell out quickly is a
foregone conclusion. All are new. The materials are Bolivia, Velour and
Kersey, and the range of colors embraces the most desirable of the new
Fall shades. Numerous belted models and the favored loose effects with
convertible and cape collars. Some are trimmed with fur. The woman
who is looking for an inexpensive Coat cannot do better than CJ 1 ft QPI
choose one of these splendid garments on sale in Basement at DAUsJ
Basement Special group of Women's Aprons
made up in excellent quality percale in neat pat
terns. Slip-over style with V neck and short
sleeves. Nicely finished. Good range QEZ
of sizes. Priced very special todya at 0JCv
Children's "Polly Prim" Aprons in pink OKf
and blue. Sizes 2, 4 and 6. Special at 3JL
Basement Wonderful values, these Petticoats at
above price. Made of good quality material.
Choice of several dark patterns in fancy floral
effects. Petticoats such as are usually PQ.
sold at $1.00. Priced special today at OJL
Odd Lines Waists
Basement Only one or two of a style. Odd
lines and small lots remaining from former sales
ab much higher prices. These Waists are CIAf
slightly soiled and mussed. Special at
Women's Kimonos at $1.95
Basement Now that chilly weather has arrived women will be interested
in very special offering of warm Flannelette Kimonos. Attract- (J" QCT
ive styles and large selection of new patterns and colors. Special 3 AeJ
Timely and important offerings in seasonable merchandise at prices which bring sav
ings no thrifty shopper can afford to miss. Plan to shop in the Basement today and
get your share of the bargains. S. & H. Green Trading Stamps given with purchases
amounting to 10c or more an additional cash caring. Shop in the Basement today.
Mixed Wool Blankets at $3.50
Wool Robes at $3.98
Basement Gray mixed-wool Blankets in
large double size. Made by one of Ore
gon's largest woolen mills. Slightly im
perfect but practically as good CO CA
as first quality. Priced special tDOeOl
-Basement Special purchase and sale of
200 Wool Auto Robes. Large size, with
deep fringe edge. Beautiful heather pat
terns in dark colorings. Don't IQ QQ
fail to get one of these. Special 50aO
Damask Lunch Cloths $1.39 '
Basement Mercerized damask Lunch
Cloths, size 58x70 inches. Hemmed, ready
for use. Beautiful new pat
terns. 300 Cloths only. Special
Cotton ' Batts for comforters.
Size 72x90 inches. Priced special
REMNANTS of Outing Flan- -I O n
nels, 2 to 10-yard pieces yard J-J 2C
Basement No need to pay $7.00
to $10.00 for your new Shoes when
you can buy them here at the
above price. Strictly high-grade
footwear from the best makers in
the land. Buttoned and laced pat
terns. Patent colt with gray or
brown buck tops black
kid with colored buck
tops brown kid with
colored buck tops field
mouse with colored cloth
tops all black kid pat
ent with dull kid tops. Hand-turned and light-weight
Goodyear welt soles. Sizes 2Vs to 8. $3.95 pair.
Basement 2500 pairs Children's School Stockings
in a rousing one-day Sale at 2o the pair. Mothers
should take advantage of this opportunity and sup
ply the children's needs for months to come. Black
only. Double heel and toe. All sizes from OC
6 up to 10. Basement special, a pair only OLr
Girls' Black Sateen Bloomers, special at 49
Girls' Knit Jersey Bloomers, priced special 19
25 Rolls 31
Basement Crepe Toilet
Paper of good quality. Me
dium size rolls. Only 25 rolls
to a customer and no tele
phone or C. O. D. orders ac
cepted. On sale to- (J- A A
day at 25 rolls for t51UU
Shopping Bags 15c
Basement M e s h Shopping
Bags, size 17x33 inches.
Strong, durable Bags and
very handy for carrying small
parcels. Priced spe- "
cial in the Basement AOl
Nets 85c Dozen
Basement Hair Nets in cap
shape and fringed. Made of
human hair. Blonde and three
shades of brown. On QCT,
sale today, ptr dozen OvXs
10 for $1
Basement Women's II a n d
kerchiefs in a large assort
ment of dainty designs. Some
with colored woven border
and hemstitched edges. Spe
cial for .today sell- fA
ing 10 for only tDlsUU
Basement The biggest value in
Ties the Basement Store has
offered since before the war!
You will want a half dozen or
more of them when you see
what remarkable bargains they
are. Fresh, new stock just re
ceived. Immense assortment of
new Fall patterns. Spe- fTfl
cially priced for today at J"'
Men's Union Suits
Basement Men's Ribbed Union
Suits in silver gray. Fall and
Winter weights. All (JJ-1 PA
sizes from 36 to 46 at 0lOU
Men's Hose 25c
Basement Men's Mercerized
Lisle Hose seamless style, with
double sole and high spliced
heel. Black navy, gray and cor
dovan. Sizes range from Oft
9 tollVi. Special, pair
Basement Boys' Wool Macki
naws with loose all-around belt.
Just the thing for school wear.
Sizes range 10 to 18. AC
On special sale today tDtttiftJ
Women's Union Suits
Basement Women's medium
weight Union Suits of good quality
white cotton. Elastic ribbed. High
or low neck, long or short sleeves,
ankle length. Well finished and
perfect fitting. Sizes J- A A
34 to 44. Priced special 3XUU
Basement Women's Night Gowns
of good heavy quality Outing Flan
nel. Fancy stripes. Cut gener
ously full and well made in every
way. Nothing like them CJ1 A A
in town at the price wXsUU
We Give S. & H. Green Stamps.
Treotone Corsets at $2.50
Basement Very attractive model for the average
figure. Of heavy pink mesh material with elastic
top and long skirt. Exceedingly com- (JJO f?A
fortable. Sizes 19 to 31. Basement Sale 3SOU
Trimmed Hats $1.98
Basement Extra Special
A special purchase from one of the largest Millinery houses in
America makes possible this very exceptional offering. If bought
in the regular way we would be obliged to ask at least $3.50 for any
hat in the lot. Smart new soft Hats in plain colors and two-tones,
some trimmed with tassels, others with .yarn. Also chic Turbans
and Colonials of good quality velvet and new Tarns in fl- QQ
velvet, wool and felt. Your opportunity! Basement Sale D-Lt0
White Enameled Cooking Utensils
At HALF PRICE!
AND NOW for a rousing sale of
White Enameled Ware that will be
the talk of the town for months to
come! Thousands of pieces in this
offering and every article will be sold
at exactly M today's retail price.
Some pieces have slight impressions
and are therefore classed as "seconds."
Replenish your kitchen needs at once.
For comparison we quote below
regular prices on first quality White
Enameled Ware. Dept., Third Floor.
$1.75 Covered Sauce Pans, 3-
quart size, priced special at 880
$1.90 Sauce Pans, special 95
$2.35 Sauce Pans, 6-qt $1.18
$2.90 Sauce Pans, 8-qt. $1.45
$2.70 Double Rice Boilers, l'2
quart size, priced special $1.3o
$2.15 Tea Pots, l'j-qt 98J
$2.35 Tea Pots. 2-qU, at 980
$1.30 Seamless Milk Pans, '6-
quart size, priced special 650
$3.85 Tea Kettles, 5-qt. $1.93
80c Stew Pans, 2-qt. size 400
$1.00 Stew Pans, 254 -quart
size, on special sale, only 500
65c Dippers, 1-pint size 330
50c Drinking Cups, 1-pint
size, on special sale today 250
$1.40 Covered Buckets in 2
quart size, priced special 700
$3.10 Covered Straight Sauce
Pans, 10-qt. size, special $1.55
BASEMENT HOUSEWARES STORE
$2.90 Double Boilers, 2-quart
size, on special sale at $1.45
$2.35 Convex Sauce Pans in 6
quart size, priced special $1.18
$2.60 Tea Pots. 3-auart size,
on special sale today at $1.30
$1.80 Covered Buckets, 4-qt.
size, on special sale today 000
$2.35 Covered Straight Sauce
Pans, 6-quart size, only $1.18
$1.55 Convex Kettles, 2-quart
size, on special sale today 780
Wool Coatings, Suitings
Basement It's surprising the
number of women who are mak
ing their own garments this
season. And hundreds of them
come to our Basement Store for
materials. Today we shall fea
ture another big sale of Wool
Coatings and Suitings at about
half regular values. Oregon
made fabrics. Plain colors,
checks and plaids. 54 Ql QQ
and 58 in. wide. Yard 3A.170
Basement 3000 yards of Black
Silk in this great one-day Sale.
Taffetas, Satins, Messalines,
Charmeuse and Crepe de Chine.
35 and 40 inches Q1
wide. Special, yard i'
Whisk Brooms in a largo as
sortment of styles; only 250
7c, 8c Rickrack Braids at 40
10c Uncle John's Thread 50
Tooth Brushes, special 180
10c Cotton Powder Puffs, 5
sizes, on special sale today 70
35c Magic Hair Curlers 270
24-yard Rolls of Cotton Tape
on special sale today, only 250
Phoenix Hairpin Cabinets 70
Defender Safety Pins for 40
No. 5 Wayne Bags for over
coats, gowns, etc. J-J Ajr
Regular $1.75 values 3i-"tJ
No. 15 Wayne Bags for men's
suits, etc. Open front Apr
Regular $1.75 values OlsUO
No. 16 Wayne Bags with open
front. Regular $2.00 Q- OA
values, on sale today t51-sU
I BASEMENT UNDERPRICE STORE I