The Sunday Oregonian. (Portland, Ore.) 1881-current, May 21, 1905, PART TWO, Page 15, Image 15

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Mrs. Stevens and Miss Gordon
Here for Conference.
Declare It-l6es Prohibit, andas to
the Army -Oantcejv'Saj Moth
ers Are Better Judges Than
Drinking Officers.
All Is ready for the opening of the
National Conference of the Women's
Christian Temperance Union in this city
tomorrow morning, for the two National
officers of the organization. Mrs. Lillian
M. X. Stevens, of Portland, Me., the presl-
the Goldbergs and Ievltch, hut on" these
no action -was taken, -'they being dls-
'WfeenrI release these defendants.'' re
marked Judge Hogue., "1 want it under.,
sto&d -thtt In 'the 'future-severe .nunlsh--ment
siall be meted qui "to violators of
this lawf. This Will let the public kuow
that people mu&t purchase their own
theater tickets; that they cannot employ
any person to do It for them, as that
would be a violation of the law."
"I won't permit any man to come into
my office and tell me I'm a criminal,"
said G. "W. Collins, manager for the Alna
ley Mills, when he appeared before Judge
Hogue yesterday morning, charged ,with
obstructing streets at -Fifteenth and
"Who did tell .you that?" asked Judge
"That man there," replied - Collins, in
dicating Policeman Phillips', who for sev
eral weeks has been detailed to do civic
Improvement work "in plain' clothes.
"I told you t was ian officer, detailed to
attend to cl vie Improvement work," spoke
up Phillips.
Special Prosecutor Crouch, of the Civic
Improvement Board, then read the
charge to Collins and asked him to enter
a plea. , , .
"Of course, we are guilty of using the
streets there." said Collins, "as we have
to or quit business. It's Impossible for
us to run our mills without the use of the
"That is not a matter for this court to
decide," said Judge Hogue to Collins.
Thieves Break Into the Store
of a Japanese.
While -the Proprietor Is Gone Next
'Door Getting- a Shave the Grime
jfls Cprhnihued, and the Per
. petratorsEscape.
Diamonds to the value of J3000 were
stolen from the establishment of H. T.
Zui, a Japanese who carries on a Jew
elry business at 55 North Fourth
street, between 11 and 12 o'clock
last night. The thieves made good
e pr.ep,y xpreM
I SSbMPgrn on All Mail
Order of $5 or over,
,100 mil of Portland
Third 3c MarrJm tn FsSffft
Demonstration of .
j Quality the Standard of Value
' , In our criterion of value quality comes first, We hold that piece of merchandise as ab-
l solutely valueless which does not give sterling service in the test of actual use.' But along1
with this striving1 for quality we constantly endeavor to make our prices as low as possible
and our steadfast policy of many sales at small profits always enables us to quote extremely
I advantageous prices on every dependable grade of goods. Today's announcement is but a
partial reflex of the welcome things that await your coming.
j ' '
Mrs. Lillian M. X. Stevens, National President "IV. C. T. U.
yils Anna Gordon, VIce-rresIdeHt-at-Ijarxe.
dent, and iliss Anna A. Gordon, of Chi
cago. 111., vice-presldent-at-large, arrived
here last night on their way from Cali
fornia. They were seen later in their
parlors at the Hobart Curtis, and one Is
Immediately Impressed by their earnest-'
ness, zeal and ability to discuss public
questions. Mrs. Stevens is a Maine woman,
Is enthusiastic when she speaks of pro
hibition in her native state, and has been
president of the National W. C. T. U.
since 189". Miss Gordon's specialty Is
Loy&l Temperance Legion work among
children, and she is widely esteemed as
the late Miss Willard's secretary.
"We are to assist In the opening of a
national W. C. T. U. conference in this
city, because, I presume, we are officers
of the National organisation." said Mrs.
Stevens. "Of course, the National W. C
T. U. convention, in which the whole
country is Interested, opens at Los An
geles. Cal., October 27, and lasts one
week. This Portland conference has no
authority delegated similar to that en
Joyed by. the National organization. We
are here to confer regarding temperance
work, as to our coming National conven
tion, and to hear reports concerning tne
"VV. C. T. U. exhibit at the Lewis and
Clark Exposition. The latter will fully
illustrate our methods of work by means
of literature, photographs, object lessons,
etc. Scientific temperance instruction will
also be remembered."
"What Is your position in regard .to the
army canteen?"
"Anti-canteen.", aulckly replied the
president of the National W. C. T. U.
"We will not recede from the position we
have already taken in that direction, be
cause we believe canteens worked un
speakable harm to our soldiers. It placed
them amid temptation. Let army offi
cers object to what has been accom
plished by law In this matter but are
army officers who drink liquor competent,
judges? Why should mothers not be
more competent than they, women who
have had real experience in training
their sons? Give the anti-canteen law a
fair trial before condemning it, and watch
results. About prohibition In Maine?
Well, prohibition does prohibit, just as
much as the law against stealing deters
those who would steal. Maine is prosper
ous under prohibition, and we have more
money in our banks than states possess
ing great population. We don't spend our
money on the saloon, but we deposit It
in banks. This Portland of yours is a
beautiful city from the scenic point of
view, but it would he more beautiful still,
-were there no liquor saloons in It. Be
fore I left home I entertained a woman
friend from Chicago, and after driving
her about my Portland, she said: I envy
you your town. I'm a mother, and on
thinking about my boys I wish we lived
here where there are no saloons, and
where we don't see drunkards. I live, as
you know. In Chicago.' Yes, it is possible
to prosper under prohibition."
Then Mrs. Stevens and Miss Gordon
Chatted" about a variety of topics. Ad
dresses will be given at 3:30 o'clock this
afternoon at the White Temple by Mrs.
Stevens and Miss Gordon, and this evening-
at 7:45 o'clock they will speak at Taylor-Street
Methodist Episcopal Church.
They leave late tomorrow evening for
Seattle and other points.
"Well, Harry," said Collins, "that is
just the truth of the matter we've got
to use the streets or quit."
The reference to Judge Hogue as
"Harry" caused a laugh in the court
room, in which event the court indulged.
"How would it do for you to engage a
lawyer and ascertain what is legal for
you to do, and what is not?" asked Judge
Hogue" of Collins. "I think that would
save you considerable trouble."
This was. done and the case continued
until next Friday.
Policeman Phillips stated that when he
went to notify Collins, the latter roundly
abused him, asking him how much taxes
he paid and how much property he owned.
The police contend Collins offense Is an
aggravated one; that his firm has always
been" antagonistic to civic Improvement,
and has repeatedly violated the laws.
Millions of germs, working day and
j night in a septic tank, cannot take the
I place of a good sewer. In spite of the
Industry of the millions, the sewer Is far
j more preferable, being a more modern
I means of carrying away waste materials
J and depositing them In a proper place.
I "Such was the expert opinion given In
' the Municipal Court yesterday morning
j of Dr. Mae Cardwell, a member of the
I Board of Health. She was called In the
i case of the city against Antone Scchtcm.
j against whoso; property at Twenty-first
and Bush streets a protest has been filed
. on the ground that It Is overflowed by
) water from a septic tank. Dr. Cardwell
testified that the water that Issues from
i the tank was very bad of odor, and a
! menace to health.
j Judge Hogue and Deputy City Attorney.
, Fitzgerald, with Al Mcndenhall, counsel
for the defendant, agreed that the best
i way out of the difficulty was to let the
I Board of Health direct Sechtem as to,
I what steps to take. The case was con-
tinued until Wednesday.
I W. H. Wilson, proprietor of the Badger
j saloon, was held to the grand Jury yes
j terday afternoon by Municipal Judge
j Hogue on a charge of assault with a
dangerous weapon, George Barbour being
the victim. Bonds were fixed at J1000,
I which were furnished. t
It was one month ago that the assault
; .occurred. Barbour was In the Badgvr
saloon drinking with a woman, he testl
j.fied, when she attempted to rob him by
j-pidking his vest pockets. He remon--stratcd
with her. and a quarrel resulted,
j The bartender became entangled In the
trouble, and finally Wilson, the proprie
tor, took a hand,
j' Wilson took a policeman's club, one of
the old style, and delivered two terrific.
; blows over Barbour's head. Barbour feUj
to the floor and W llson ran from the
j scene. He was later found by Sergeant
i of Police Hogeboom hiding in the Span
: Ish restaurant.
! Dan J. Malarkey acted as special prose-
cutor and Al Mendenball defended Wilson,
j The defense did not Introduce any evi
dence, but claimed Wilson acted In self-
jOur Shoe
i Section
Is very busy, which is
I proof of fair treat-
l ment
It is "a fairly good' indication -when
you see a really busy store or de-
partment; it invariably demon
J strates that tbe public is being
! fairly dealt with. It has been and
Trill continue to be our policy to
' give at least a little more than you
actually pay for; that's fair treat
J ment with an abundance of good
Our Women's .$2.50 and $3.00 Shoes
and Oxfords are from 50c to $1.00
better than those sold elsewhere in
tills nitv. Wp nrs rlnilv rppnivinc
shipments of Tan Oxfords pur
chased at the old price long before
anvone ever dreamed of leather
advancing; they're hand-made, antf
worth $3.00; on bargain tables
Mohair Skirts
' Worth $7.50 for $5.50
"Women 's "Walking Skirts, made of extra good quality
of mohair, 9-gore plaited style, choice of black, blue
and brown; real $7.50 values at $5.50
Worth $10.00 for $7.50
Monday we will place -on sale a quality of women's
and misses' raincoats which have .been selling at
' $10.00 for $7.50
This is a rare chance to obtain a practical garment at
nearly half actual value.
Others Have Seen Reduced '
to $10.50 and $12.50
There's a great variety of designs, some have shirred
back and hipst others are decorated with neat straps
and buttons, .belted at wafst, all sizes cut generously
full. The material is light-weight cravenette cloth and
is shower proof.
Taffeta Silk Shirt-:
waist Suits :
Worth $20.00 for $12.50 :
If you have delayed buying your silk suit you can
thank your lucky stars, for here's a sale which will ?
enable you to save nearly half the tisual price. But the
sale is for Monday and Tuesday only, so govern your-
self accordingly.
The suits are made of a
beautiful quality of
blacky and changeable
blue and brown chiffon
taffeta silk in one of
the very prettiest styles
of the season. The front
of the. waist in double
box plaited effect and
trimmed with dainty
silk braid ornaments;
the back has double
side plaits. The skirt is
the new 13-gore plaited
styles a real $20.00
value tomorrow at....
$5.00 Cheviot
Skirts for $3.50
Women's and Misses'
Walking Skirts made of
all woof, black, blue and
brown cheviots; in 7-gore
plaited style, each plait
headed with tab and button.
mity Offenders Before
Municipal Judge Hogue.
Scalping of theater tickets Is under the
ban In Portland, and unless a person can
afford, to pay $100 a quarter for a license
such person cannot deal In tickets 11 a
speculation. Such Is the order of Mu
nicipal Judge Hogue. delivered during
yesterday's session of the court, when the
cases of Fred and Sam Goldberg and
Abe Levltch were decided.
The Goldberg boys, charged with
"scalping," came into court yesterday and
entered a plea of guilty, through A. Wal
ter Wolfe, their counsel. They were re
leased upon their promise never to re
peat what occurred during a scramble for
seats at the Marquam Grand, when "The
Red Feather" was selling. A fight en
sued, which landed the Goldbergs, Le
vltch and Sam and Harry Llppmann as
prisoners before Judge Hogue.
The Llppmann boys failed to return to
court one week ago yesterday, as they
were ordered to do. and when they ap
peared before Judge Hogue this time they
faced charges themselves ef selling tickets
without a license. When questioned by
Deputy City Attorney Fitzgerald, they
sati they remained away -from ceurt be
cause told to do so by their father, who
wag III. Their cases were continued one
week, at which time their father will be
Xhre ware eh&rsas ef Ashtlaz acai&st
Office for Rhode Island Man.
WASHINGTON, May 20. Paul Gerald
d'Hauteville. of, Rhode Island, has beea
appointed Secretary of Legation to The
Netherlands and Luxemburg.
their escape. Detectives are working"
on the 1 case.
The robbery was the boldest thatshas
been committted in months. At the
time the thieves entered the shop the
proprietor was in the barber-shop,
next door, which was filled with Jap
anese. "
Shortly before 11 o'clock last night
Zui locked up his establishment and
went Into the barber-shop adjoining
for a shave. He was gone about an
hour. When he returned the door of
his shop was locked as usual, but upon
the inside thero was a scene- of con
fusion. The doors of the showcase
which contained the diamonds " were
open and jewelry of lesser value was
scattered about the floor. On the floor
near the door there were found two
diamond rings worth about $500 each,
evidently dropped by the thieves In
their haste to escape. The police were
immediately notified, and Detectives
Day and Welner assigned to the case.
"1 was absent, only an hour," said
Zui In speaking- of the robbery. "I did
not lock the diamonds In the safe, be
cause I was going- to return and shut
my store after getting- a shave. -The
door must have been opened by a key,
as the windows are barred and there
was no other means of entrance. It
Is not surprising that It was locked
again, as there Is a spring lock on the
door and It locks when slammed shut.
A suspicious" character entered the
store about 9 o'clock under the pre
tense of having me examine a stone,
and at the time I noticed that he was
looking at the diamonds In the show
case." The description of this roan was
given the police by the Japanese, and
patrolmen were -warned to look out for
All the stolen gems are In rings and
studs. The majority of them are worth
about $100 each. Zui stated last night
that he had about 30 stolen. "No other
Jewelry was taken, and It was evident
that the thief had unlocked the doqr.
swung open the case and abstracted
the diamonds, and stepped out on the
sidewalk again, slamming and locking
the door as he did so. The store was
fully lighted at the time and people
were passing up and down the street,
but no one could be found by the po
lice who had seen the robber In the
Zui Is a very intelligent Japanese
who has been In business in Portland
for many years. Four years ago his
jlace was entered by six men, and
while two engaged the proprietor In
conversation the others rifled the
showcase of diamonds to the value of
Unparalleled Silk Bargains
New Japanese
: Wash Silks
Black Taffeta
36 in. Wide
"We are showing 42 new
patterns in tbe new Summer
styles. Some are plain stripes
and checks of solid color
and white, some are of the richest plaids and most daring Roman stripes
! you have ever admired. AH new goods, fresh and bright and ex- O Q g
elusive, 20 inches wide; best 50c quality, Mondaj- only at O 7 V
The color is a beautiful, deep
black, the width, is 36 inches,
quality first grade and a
9 waiiuukcu-bu-wecu. au&i reg-
ular $1.25 quality, Monday at 98
The newest and most popu
lar lining of the season,
light, cool and durable;
comes in all the -best shades
The "Pagoda"
Lining Silks
and colorings, including black, cream and white, is full 19 inches O K g
wide and sold everywhere at 50c the yard; our price O d V
85c Pongee Silk at 65c
inches wide; a good, heavy silk of even weave; a Pongee that will wash;
regular Soe quality on sale Monday at -...6o
j Colored Dress Goods
That are making a Big Hit with Portland women in style the latest in.
price the lowest in quality the best. This section will be a money-
saving Bpot. ' ,
J $1.25 French Voiles, 44. inches wide; special, Monday T5c
$1.25 Fancy Worsteds, 48. inches wide, solid colors; special, Monday 85
J $1.40 Crepe de Chene, 44 inches wide, silk and wool ; special, Monday 89J
$2J23 Priestley's Mohair, 53 in. wide,, cravenette; spec, Monday S1.75
J $1.75 Broadcloth, 54 inches wide; special, Monday...; SpX.XQ
$1.25 Sicilian, 52 inches wide; special, Monday 75
75c Armure, 44 inches wide; special, Monday 42
Black Dress Goods j
A few dependable Shirtwaist Suit materials to be placed on the bar-
gain counter for Monday'.s selling
Our 85c grade of Black Sicilian, Brilliantine and Sicilietta, 46 inches wide
at, per yard 69
Our $1.00 grade of Black Heanona, 40 inches wide, special at, per yd. 83p J
Our $1.50 Black English Mohdelaine, 44 in. Avide, spec, at per yd. $1.19
Our $1.25 grade Black Chiffon Armure, 46 in. wide, spec, at, per yd. 98 I
Our 50c grade Black Albashine, all wool, 36 in. wide, spec, at, per yd. 39
Xcw Federal Judge at St. Txmls.
"WASHINGTON, May 20. In view of
the death recently of Justice Amos M.
Thnyer, of the United States Circuit
Court, at St. Louis. President Roosevelt
has decided to promote to the vacancy
JuJe Elmer B. Adams, of the United
States- District Court at St. Louis. In
succession . to Judge Adams on the dis
trict "bench, the President, It Is under
stood, will appoint August FInklenburff,
of St. Louis.
He Is called great because he cures all diseases without resorting to the
knife. Call and have a iree examination. He trill tell you the exact nature
of your trouble. He treats successfully every form of female complaint, all
private and blood diseases, .cancer, paralysis, tumors, rheumatism and all
'disorders of the stomach, liver and kidneys. He brews hie own. medicines
from Chinese roots, herbs, buds, barks and vegetable teas, all 'of which are
entirely harmless, and whose mediclnal properties-are unknown to American
doctors. He uses in his practice over 58$ different Oriental remedies. Hun- '
dreds of testimonials frora grateful patients. y .
Men!s Department
- Preparations have been completed for the greatest business in the
history of this section nnnsual values in bright, new and fresh furnish
ings for men.
These Specials for
35c For. Underwear Worth 50c Fine combed Egyptian yarn, balbriggan
underwear, all sizes, shirts and drawers; double-seated drawers; best
50c quality, Monday only . .35
65c For Underwear Worth 85c Men's Fine Merino Underwear in gray,
all sizes in shirts and drawers up to 50 inches 't riever sold for less than
85c, Monday only 65
65c For Men's Shirts Worth $1.00 We are selling an excellent negligee
shirt at 65c, in fact it should be sold for a good deal more money; these
have fancy silh fronts and come in a large assortment of handsome
patterns and pretty new colorings; a regular $1.00 shirt at only 65
Dainty Kinds; Economical Prices
Our values are better than those of any other store in town your
own gooi judgment will convince yon of that, after you have seen and
compared what we give with what others offer for the same money.
50c For Drawers Worth 65c Women's Drawers, made of cambrics and
musHns, torchon lace insertion and five tucks on one style, English eye
let embroidery and tucks on another, and another style has plain hem
stitched tucks; best 65e values at 50 $
$1.25 For Skirts Worth $1.75 Ten styles deep flounce of torchon lace
and cambric; 20-inch flounce c-f four rows of cluster tucks and inser
tion between, finished at bottom with Normandie Val, lace; deep
flounces of embroidery, in the newest designs; all of them $1.75 value,
at $1.25
35c For Corset Covers Worth 50c Women's Corset Covers, made of nain
sook, muslin anf cambric; trimmed with torchon and Val. lace, em
broideries and ribbons, tucks and hemstitching; low neck, loose front,
special at 3o
25c For Prawers Worth 39c Women's Drawers, several styles; deep lace
trimmed flounce, tucked and hemstitched flounce; sold everywhere at
39c, our price 25
Extra Special Offering's in
Domestics and Curtains
AT?A5 Huck Towels with red borders, heavy
and absorbent; size, 20x40 inches, usual 18c
AT 10 17-inch Crash Toweling, brown with
blue border arid white with red border; strictly
all linen and well worth 12Vc
AT- 35 58-inch Table Damask, unbleached,
one-half linen, the kind that wears well ; very
suitable f4 restaurant Tise and npver sold for
less than'SOc
AT $1.75 Double Bed Comforters, good, gen
erous size, filled withpure white cotton and
, covered with fine quvahgjp: silkoline; you would
gladly pay more fof these when you see them.
AT 85 -White Spreads, full size, good weight
and handsome patterns; regular $1.00 quality.
AT 18 Unbleached Sheeting, good, strong
qdality with .nice soft finish, 2 yards wide
and sold everywhere at 22c.
AT 98 3V-lb. Feather Pillows, covered with
excellent quality art ricking. "Don't miss this
chance to 4)uy a splendid $1.25 pillo at 98c
Arabian -Curtains in handsome Battenberg effects,
21 yards long and 40 inches wide, special
at $1.50
Arabian Curtains made, with deep ruffle, in very
pretty designs, 3 yards long and 40 inches
wide; special Monday at. ...$1.90
Arabian Curtains in neat corded effects, 3
vardsJong and 50 inches wide; special Mos
day at"w,5.. $2.75
2 Glove Bargains
Genuine Lambskin, Pique Gloves, all colors, in
cluding black and white, every pair fitted and
guaranteed; special Monday at -.-9o
2-Clasp Silk Glovesj double tipped. fingers, all
colors, as well as black and white; the best
values to be had at the prices 50,'85, $1
25c AND 30c VALUES FOR. 15c YARD.
Fine Cambric and 4 Nainsook Embroidery, widths
from 6 to 9 inches, in a big assortment of beau
tiful designs; splendid values for, yard.. 15
New "Ombre"
Shading from dark to light colors; in shades o
browns, tans, blues, greens and reds; Teal 40c
quality, special; yard -22
Laces for Little
Special sale of Net Top Laces, from 7 to 15
inches wide; values as high as 40c yard; tbey
come in dainty designs and pretty -ww pat
terns, special for Monday at, yards'. ?i.v22
35c TO 50c. m
A "two-bit" pieee of silver will work wonders
in our great stocking store tomorrow. These
are a wonderful aggregation, embracing all the
new colorings grays, navys, champagnes,
Dresden blues, black lace lisle, all-over tan lace
effects and silk-embroidered insteps; values
actually from 35e to 50c, on sale toniorrow J
at 25
Your stocking troubles will be ended and we'll
gain your increasing patronage if you buy one J
pair of Indestructible Stockings at......25
We replace every pair that fails to give satis- J
faction; every pair has the maker's guarantee
ticket attached. They are full regular made, J.
have full fashioned feet, are made of fine combed
Sea Island cotton yarn. It's the only stocking an J
the land that is sold under such a sweeping
guarantee. We're the only house in Portland. J
that sells them.
These are quite the prettiest, dressiest stockings
at a popular price for girls that are on the
market today; made of mercerized brilliant
lisle yarn; are absolutely fast in color; come in
sizes 5 to 9y2; usually sold at 30c, 35c and. 40c,
our price tense rrow for aty sizes is' only, per
pair .25