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THE MORNING" ORFGOXIAN, TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 1922
late stars of the San Carlos and
Boston Opera company. Their voices
blend' perfectly in duet and stand
out in great loveliness in their
single numbers An episode of song
I I III
from "The Mikado" delighted the
audience greatly. Miss Tennyson
wears gorgeous apparel and tri
umphs in sons: and in histrionics.
Mr. Fein is delightful in the comedy
role of Ko Ko. Miss Tennyson adds
musical value to the act by play
ing accompaniments for Mr. Fein.
Council Orders Items Cut to
Last Year's Basis. '
Wilfrid Du Bois has one of the
most interesting of opening acts. He
has added novelty and original
treatment to his skill as a juggler
and constantly entertains with his
offering. He has a likable person
ality and proved a great favorite
ALL ESTIMATES TOO HIGH
with his audience.
Valentine Vox is another chap
who pleases by his personality. He
is a ventriloquist who has his offer
ing in a novel and unique setting,
called "The Glubman."
Johnny Marvin adds songs and
chatter of a humorous quality and
interests especially with his spe
Police, Fire and Lighting to Get
First Consideration AVhen
Adjustments Are Made.
cialty on a saw, using the saw as
.ill i k
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By order of the city council, all
budgets have been returned to the
beads of the various departments,
with instructions that all items- be
reduced to the exact amount that
was allowed by the tax conserva
tion and supervision commission
xnis was done - when it was
found that through a shrinkage of
assessed valuation of tiroDertv
the city of Portland the levy of the
entire 11 mills permitted under the
cnarter would bring in less than
was raised by taxation for the op
eration of the city last year.
, Revenue Greatly Reduced.
The total of the budget, as al
lowed by the tax commission last
year, was $3,649,134 and to this was
aaaea $160,000 allowed for the coun
cil a general emergency fund. The
city levied 10.35 mils last year. The
total of money raised by taxation
and through miscellaneous receipts
was guy, 134.
It was estimated by Chief Deputy
Auditor Grutze that the full 11-mill
raise S3, 245,000, miscellaneous re
ceipts would bring in $607,231 and
?36,700 eet aside to care for the
auditorium claim will come back to
me city Decause of the supreme
court s decision in which it was held
that the city was under no obliga
tion to pay this amount.
Budget to Be Pared.
Confronted with these facts, mem
bers Of the council fnlt that It vnnlil
be folly for them to eit for days
and attempt to extract ruthlessly or
otherwise more than $1,000,000, and
decided that the department heads
could bring the budget down to the
amounts allowed for the last year.
But in reaching this decision
members of the council were agreed
that some special attention would
be necessary to certain departments.
Mayor Baker frankly stated that
the police department, as now con
stituted, could not give adequate
protection where necessary. PeoDle
he said, demand traffic regulations
which takes men and there is a
general demand that the moral laws
"We have not enough men prop
erly to take care of these things
now," the mayor said, "and as for
police patrol, it is a joke."
Street Lighting Imperative.
Commissioner Mann served 'notice
that he must of necessity have a
$20,000 increase in street lighting, as
it would take this much to pay for
the electricity required by lights in
stalled during the new year. And
with thousands of applications on
file, some from districts now with
out any lights at all. Commissioner
Mann maintained that an additional
$20,000 for new lights would be the
minimum that his department could
It was agreed that the fire de
, partment must have some atten
tion, Mayor Baker pointing out that
police and fire protection were two
essentials that could not be neg
lected. So it is possible that when
the budgets are returned some re
adjustments will be made to give
' punce ana lire departments ad
ditional funds and probably to care
lor some new lights.
CANADIAN LOBBY VICTOR
Northwest Delegation Is Defeated
Sharply by Iowering of Rate-
THE OR.EGONTAN NEWS BUREAU,
Washington, D. C, Sept. 11. Failure
of the conferees on the tariff bill to
put a duty on shingles, as asked by
the Pacific northwest states, was a
victory for the most successful leg
islative organization that has oper
ated in Washington for many years
the Canadian lumber lobby.
The lobby was managed and fi
nanced by representatives of the
Shevlin lumber interests in Minnea
polis, which held something like
600,000 acres of timber in British
Columbia. The original fight was
to defeat a tariff oh lumber, and
this was comparatively easy because
northwest lumbermen were inter
ested chiefly in writing into the
tariff bill the provision which would
make a tariff apply on this side
when Canada levies such a duty on
the other side.
The opponents or the tariff on
lumber and shingles worked through
the Minnesota delegation, the last
stand in opposition to the shingles
tariff being made by Senators Nel
son and Kellogg.
The magnesite rate, as finally
adopted, is a sharp defeat for the
Pacific northwest delegation who
fought to have the house rate of
$15 a ton on the dead burned min
eral and $10 on crude magnesite
adopted. The rate as reported out
is $11.25 a ton on dead burned mag
nesite and $6.25 a ton on crude
LEAGUE HELD ESSENTIAL
BISHOP PLEADS FOR ASSOCI
ATION OF NATIONS.
Nation Living Wholly to Itself
Cannot Prosper, Says Prom
PubUc Works Hampered.
xne iacK or funds, members of
the council declare, means that the
puoiic works department must con
line its improvement programme to
about the same as was allowed
year ago $1,600,000 although peti
lions are on me asking for $5,000.
000 of public improvements.
commissioner Pier, in charge of
the park bureau, explained that
failure or the council to find addi-
uuiiai money means that 16 new
parks purchased during the last 24
mourns must remain undeveloped.
in fact, we may have to lease
some or tne present parks and play-
grounas unopened next year," he
eaid, "because we may not have as
mucn money as we were allowed
for the present 12 months when we
nave operated under difficulties."
V The revised budgets will be back
to the city council Thursdav morn
ing, when consideration of the items
will be renewed.
At the Theaters.
new bill opening yester
A day at Pantages is a splendid
one. Every act is notably good,
with a preponderance of very fine
singing. One voice particularly
stands out lor its tremendous beauty
and volume and power, it lives in
me tnroat of Marion Claire, a vi
vaciojis and animated foreigner.
Whether she is French, German or
xtussian tne audience could not de
cide, for she displays the training
and technique of foreign schools of
music. Her range is phenomenal
ana ner singing fairly electrifies the
audience. In one instance Miss
Claire sings Tosti's "Good Bye" in a
low, rich contralto and then turns
on amazing high notes which reach
a climax of great beauty. Miss
Claire is generous with her encores
ana returns again and yet again.
As a final offering she sings a flute
like obligato to a spirited rendition
of Sousa's "Stars and Stripes," which
brought her overwhelming applause.
Harry Downing and his company
is remarkably worth while. Against
a handsome and unique background
a musical revue of delightful pro
portions assembles itself. An excel
lent pianist, a young man, provides
the melody background, and there
are two lovely girls who dance. One
is an acrobatic toe dancer whose
technique is faultless and who
makes graceful and long sustained
risings and balancings on her toes.
The other maid calls to mind Mari
lynn Miller and is every bit as
graceful and young and talented as
is Miss Miller. A youthful man
dancer delights with his eccentric
steps and excellent imitations of
Georgie White and others. Out from
them all in this act, however, stands
the comedy of Harry Downing in
his travesty of a prima donna at
work. His comedy is spontaneous,
his voice is unusually interesting, of
two distinct qualities, one a light
baritone and the other a falsetto of
remarkable sweetness and color. The
the whole act sparkles with youth
An artistic act and a musical treat
In every essential is called "A Re
vusical Musicale," in which are
Philip Fein and Florence Tennyson,
That no state or nation can be
prosperous or progressive unless it
Uvea for something larger than
itself was the opinion expressed by
Charles H. Brent, bishop of New
York, in an address before , the
meeting of the members' forum of
the Portland Chamber of Commerce
The bishop, who was chief chap
lain of the American expeditionary
forces, declared that the disarma
ment conference, with all it accom
plished, was insufficient and that
a league of nations, an association
of nations or some other organiza
tion of an international character
was needed to preserve peace and
the best interests of the world.
Bishop Brent chared speaking
time with Cyrus Pierce, head of
Cyrus Pierce & Sons, investment
bankers, who told the business men
of his observations recently while
making a tour of France.
"America cannot remain isolated
from Europe," he said. "Our pros
perity here is dependent in a large
measure upon the prosperity of
European countries. We must aid
France and other countries in get- j
ting back on a firm business foun
dation and in ceasing to think only
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Committees Formed to Take Care
of Various Features for Pre
Plans for the observance of fire
prevention week in Portland be
ginning October 8 were made at the
first meeting yesterday of the fire
prevention committee appointed by
City Commissioner Bigelow.
Committees were formed to take
care of the various features and
departments that will arrange for
fire prevention propaganda in every
section of the city during this week.
One committee was formed to
consult with ministers of churches
of all denominations and if possible
arrange for sermons on fire pre
vention on Sunday, October 8. An
other committee will arrange for
speakers to appear at all the noon
day luncheon clubs during the week.
construction and is to be completed
by February 1. Temporary auartera
fcr the school have been erected in
portables on a tract 65 by 100 feet.
A tULOO building to replace the
Corbett high school is under corf-
tract and will give adequate class
room space for the students in that
district. T" j students at present are
occupying the old grange building
until the new structure Is ready.
The schoolhouse in Springfield
district No. 41 burned and a $3000
ce-room school is being built to
replace it. The school at Gresham
Is to have a new gymnasium and
$35,000 worth of improvements are
to he installed. At Fir district No.
17 $20,000 is to be invested in a two-
room building. At Wilkes district
No. 7 an addition of one room is to
be made to the school building.
Three new principals are em
ployed. They are Robert Barnett.
at Gilbert No. 46; Mrs. Anna Still
man, at RiverJale, and Mr. Peters,
at Orient jDint district No. 6.
sciici ai buiiuui jjiusiaiiime was I r n r r- r - --- n r- n .
outlined which includes the appoint- UAIYIrrlnt LrUUnOt UrfcN
ment Of Junior fire marshals
throughout the city to make inspec
tions of homes.
Pupils of the schools will be asked
to write essays on fire prevention
and special fire drills will be arranged.
ROLL 3000 PUPILS.
National Field Secretary Besins
Lectures on Guardianship.
"We spend 15 years of public
school life preparing nine-tenths of
our. girls for the life which they
follow for four or five years follow
ing their school career, and we leave
almost untouched the preparations
for their life which follows for per
haps 40 or 50 years afterward," said
Miss Edith M. Kempthorn, national
field secretary of the campfire girls.
in the initial address of a course in
campfire guardianship given last
night at Central library.
Twenty-five mothers, teachers and
others interested . enrolled for the
special course in training or the
work of guardians, as the demand
for group leaders is at all times
greater than the supply. The lecture
this evening will begin at 7:30, the
subject being "The Honor System
and How Campfire does Its work."
Mrs. Elizabeth -J. White, campfire
executive for Portland, will enter
tain today with an honor luncheon
New Structures Going Up to Re
place Schoolhouses Burned
During- Past Summer.
The schools of Multnomah county
opened yesterday with 3000 chil
dren enrolled for the new year and
120 teachers employed. Three of
the county schools burned during
the summer months and contracts
are being placed to erect new struc
tures. At Russellvllle district No. 40 a
30,000 building now in process of
Four persons out ot
every five past forty,
gums are the danger
signal Heed -It for"
the - sake 'of sound
teeth and health.
Brush your, teeth with
at the Meier & Frank tea room, the
guests being Miss Kempthorne, the
four girls who displayed the best
spirit of co-operation and cheerful
ness during the Clackamas river
camp this summer, Elizabeth Shiv
ley, lone Wedemeyer, Susanna Good
win and Volda Faldman, and Jane
Friedlander, who taught the girls
the Indian dance given at the Lin
coln high school and repeated
several times since by request.
More than a tooth ttaste
mmii checks Pyorrhea ' I
35c and 60c in tubes I
For Shops and Roundhouse
Machinists - , 70 cents per hour
Blacksmiths ..." 70 cents per hour
" Sheet-Metal Workers 70 cents per hour
Electricians 70 cents per hour
Stationary Engineers Various rates
Stationary Firemen Various rates
Boilermakers 70-70'zC per hour
Passenger-Car Men 70 cents per hour
Freight-Car Men , 63 cents per hour
Helpers, all classes 47 cents per hour
Mechanics and helpers are allowed time and
one-half for time worked in excess of eight
hours per day. Strike conditions prevail.
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Bake ir moderate oTen. Do not om hat
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