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About The Sunday Oregonian. (Portland, Ore.) 1881-current | View Entire Issue (Oct. 4, 1914)
tHE STJJfDAY OREGOXIAJf, POItTIiAND, OCTOBER 4, 1914.
LAND SHOW SPACE
NEARLY ALL TAKEN
Contract Awarded for Two
Temporary Structures to
Provide More Room.
(Indications now are that profitable
crops will be harvested shortly from
ARMORY FLOOR SOLD OUT
Plans Made for Entertainment and
Eugene Club Has Promised to
Bring Strong Delegation as
Have Other Organizations..
With award of the contract for
building two temporary exposition
structures, award of the contract for
en extensive and beautiful system of
decorations and lighting of the inte
rior of the Armory and the other two
buildings and the sale of 90 per cent
of the exhibit spacoe. President Dunne
and the executive committee of the
Manufactures and Land Products Show
feel that good progress has been made.
The most pleasing feature of this
Wg show was the intense interest and
co-operation shown not only by the
development leagues, commercial
clubs, realty exchanges and County
Courts of the state, but also by hun
dreds of manufacturers.
Every space but one, a 9xl0-foot
booth, have been sold, assuring 150
different exhibitors, 85 per cent of
.whom are manufacturers of Portland.
The executive staff of the Manufac
turers' and Land Products Show will
be Increased, starting from the present
week, Lloyd W. McDowell having been
named as director of publicity and spe
cial days and events. Mr. McDowell
has just completed a two years' cam
paign of publicity for Louis W. Hill,
of the Great Northern Railway.
Manager Buckley has also appointed
O. E. Freytag. of the Oregon City
Commercial Club, superintendent of
land exhibits. Mr. Freytag will have
entire charge of all exhibits. Including
the manufacturers" and machinery de
Mrs. E. T. Hughes has been chosen
woman commissioner, "W. C. Beebe su
perintendent of concessions and Miss
M. Fritzen chief office clerk. The
ticket sellers and the general em
ployes, together with the superintend
ent of lectures and lecture-rooms will
be appolnte'next week. -
M. J. Duryea, secretary of the Com
mercial Club of Eugene, has informed
Manager Buckley that the board of
governors of that club have decided
turn out for a big celebration Eugene
day. Mr. Duryea will be in Portland
throughout the entire exposition. Su
perintendent Alderman says Saturday,
November 14, will be acceptable as
school children's day. The Progres
sive Business Men's Club has selected
Thursday, October 29, a,s its day, and it
is also Willamttte Valley day. A
luncheon for Willamette Valley club
officials has been proposed. .
The Young Men's Christian Associa
tion has decided to have a night and
will furnish a musical and athletic
programme. The executive committee
of the Playground and Recreation As
sociation of America voted to accept
the invitation of the Manufacturers'
and Land Products Show.
DENTAL SOCIETY TO DINE
Many Guests Will Hear Talks at
Commercial Club Tomorrow.
Several hundred guests have been in
vited to a welfare luncheon In the Ro
earian room of the Commercial Club
tomorrow noon given by the Oregon
fiociety for Dental Education. Dr. W.
T. Foster, president of Reed College,
The following speeches will be de
livered: "Present Dental Laws of Ore
gon, the Laws of Other States and the
Need of High Professional Standards,"
by Herbert C. Miller, president of the
North Pacific College of Dentistry and
Pharmacy; "Dangers of the Dentistry
Bill," by William F. Woodward; "The
Dentistry Bill From the Viewpoint of
the Naturalized Citizen," by J. Sloan
Brennan. and ''Importance and Need of
Mouth Hygiene," by Mrs. Margaret
Thoroman, of the Associated Charities.
MANY VISIT CRATER LAKE
People Who See Park to September,
1914, Excels Number of '1913.
MEDFORD, Or. Oct. 3. (Special.)
Will G. Steel, superintendent of the
Crater Lake National Park, announced
tonight that all records for attendance
at the park had been broken in the
season of 1914. In 1913 the travel to
September 27 totaled E826 people and
In 1914 the total September 27, was
6947. During the season of 1913 only
760 automobiles visited the park and
this year up to September 27, 1252 had
visited the park.
The figures on the entire season "have
not been compiled and with the pres
ent good weather trips to the lake are
BtlU being made. The total travel in
1913 for the entire season amounted to
6253, the total this year promises to be
at least 7000.
ROAD OPENING POSTPONED
Columbia High-way Xot to Be Visited
Because of Heavy Rains. .
Just when Portland will be able to'
take a look at the Columbia River
Highway, as it is today, is uncertain.
It will not be opened officially today
by Roadmaster J. B. Teon.
This year the Columbia River High
way has been graded, but the surfacing
will be done next year. The rain of
the past week makes the road Im
passable in places, and for that. reason
the opening has been postponed in
definitely. The next opening day will not be
announced by Mr. Teon until he is sure
that the weather will be favorable long
enough to give Portland people a
chance to go over the road.
BIG WALNUT CROP IN SIGHT
Fifty-Acre Grove Gives Promise of
Heavy Returns Soon.
DUNDEE, Or., Oct. 3. (Special.)
Charles Trunk and Thomas Prince, of
Dundee, have one of the best walnut
groves in the Willamette Valley.
The trees are 5, 6, 8 to 9 years old.
and are a mixture of seedlings and
The S and the 9-year-old trees are
bearing heavily and there are a few
nuts on the 5 and the 6year-old
Great care has been exercised by the
owners to keep the trees well pruned,
nd the ground in a high state of cul
tivation, and to replace all trees that
were too early or too late in blooming.
HIGHWAY WORK UNDER WAY
Stretch South of Toledo Is Xearly
TOLEDO, .Wash.. Oct. 3. (Special.)
Work on the Pacific Highway south
of Toledo, which has been going on
for months past, is nearing completion.
Gravel has been laid from the Salmon
Creek bridge to the top of the hill and
the crew is now working between To
ledo and the bridge.
To the north of Toledo the first mile
of the 16-foot paved roadway is open
to travel and the grading on the addi
tional half mile of concrete is prac
tically finished. This will carry the
improvement northward across Cowlitz
prairie to a point north of the school-
COTTAGE GROVE EXHIBITORS
CARRY OFF PRIZES.
Photo by Armstrong.
COTTAGE GROVE, Or, Oct.
3. (Special.) Cottage Grove
carried off several high honors
at the recent County Fair at
Eugene. Earl Stewart, 12-year-old
son of Mr. and Mrs. C. E.
Stewart, won the Great Northern ,
silver loving cup for the best In
dividual display of grains,
grasses and vegetables. Miss
Nora Hubbell, l-year-old daugh
ter of Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Hub
bell, with an exhibit of 54 cans
of fruits and vegetables, won a
beautiful silver cup. Cottage
Grove Grange won a $100 prize
for the third best exhibit by
granges of the county. Jacob
Maler won several prizes for
vegetable exhibits in the school
industrial department. Earl Stew
art alse won several cash prizes
with his vegetables.
house. Mfltprifll la Violniy r.Ii.J l
pround and It is planned to finish the
ua.ii in ue tnis iair. xnis work Is be
ing done with permanent road fund
REBEKAHS WILL CONVENE
Baker and Malheur Lodges to Hold
Annual Session Wednesday.
BAKER. Or., Oct. 3. (Special.) The
annual convention of District No. 25 of
the Daughters of Rebekah of Oregon
will meet in Baker Wednesday. There
will be eight lodges from Baker and
Malheur counties represented. In con
Junction with the regular business ses
sions there will be a banquet for the
delegates by the Baker lodge.
. Mrs. Kate Lando, of Marshfield. pres
ident of the Rebekah Assembly of Ore
gon, will take part in the convention.
Following lodges will be represented:
Baker, Richland, Drewsey, Malheur,
Sumpter, North Powder, Haines and
Douglas Registration Grows.
ROSEBURG, Or., Oct. 3 Registra
tion of voters in Douglas County has
increased materially during the past
few days, and at times as many as
three clerks have been busy at the
registration desk at the Courthouse. In
addition to the state and district offi
cers, state-wide prohibition and the
many other amendments, there are a
number of local issues which are caus
ing the voters to register.
Sllverton Wins Pastor's Return.
6ILVERTON, Or., Oct. 3. (Special.)
Perhaps few announcements could be
made which would bring pleasure to a
greater number in this city than that
Rev. W. R. F. Browne has been re
turned as pastor of the Methodist Epis
copal Church here. Mr. Browne was at
Portland last week attending the an
nual conference and the committee In
charge saw fit to reappoint him to this
MAX DIES OX FARM ON WHICH
HE LOCATED IN 1874.
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Joseph J. Jack.
DUNDEE, Or., Oct. 3. (Spe
cial.) The death of Joseph J.
Jack, at his home near Farm
ington, September 23, marked the
passing of one of Washington
County's most respected pioneers.
Mr. Jack was born in West
"Virginia October 16. 1847. He
came to Oregon with his par
ents in 185S. He married a Miss
Letitia Robinson in 1874 and lo
cated on a farm adjoining his
father's, where he resided untii
He is survived by the widow
and a son, George Jack, of
Farmington. and a. daughter.
Mrs. Ida Fredenthal, of East
Portland; four brothers, Andrew
Jack, of Hillsboro; Calvin, John
and Albert, of Portland; three
sisters, Mrs. Rebecca Rowell. of
Scholls; Eunice Harris, of Cheney,
Wash., and Amelia Campbell, of
MRS. TALBOT SUES MEN
DOCTOR ASKS 120,000, CHARGING
A. 91. Epatela and O. D. Forte Sought
to Intoxicate and Dishonor Her
by Many Plotn la Plaint.
Charging that a malicious conspiracy
was formed against her, Cora C. Tal
bot yesterday brought suit against A.
M. Epstein and-O. D. Forte for -120,000
damages. It isv alleged the two sought
to defame her and ruin her reputa
tion. In niTRll!)nia tVita .l.t t I.
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charged, a meeting was arranged be
tween Liits piainini ana aeienoants at
the Imperial Hotel August 21. when the
need of discussing the campaign in
which the defendants were engaged
was mentioned and the plaintiff was
taken to their room in the hotel. She
says attempts were made to get her
to drink intoxicants for the purpose
of bringing her into disgrace.
Last month, it is alleged, with the
intent tn Pmiaa tha nlolntiff
a crime, the defendants employed a de-
icuuve una a young gin, ootn unknown
to the plaintiff, and efforts were made
to get the plaintiff to consent to per
form a criminal operation on the girl,
all, it is charged, with the Intent and
purpose to bring disgrace upon the
plaintiff, so that she could be accused
of a criminal action.
During August, it is stated, the de
fendants Bent out letters signed with
the name of the plaintiff to many per
sons thrbUfcThnilt t 1 f ntntA nnr1 n . -
result they received various sums of
uavucj', mi uimnuwu io ner. ana wnich
her friends believed, because of the
forged letters, were received by her.
It is also charged that the defendants
have circulated rumors to the effect that
the plaintiff has kept a man. at her
house for immoral TinmAaAa - 1 v-
cause of being harassed and prevented
iium aiienamg to ner profession as a
physician, she had been damaged to
the amount of 310,000, and she has suf
fered worry and mental and physical
pain that has confined her to her bed.
For thefee injuries she asks a like sum.
O. D. Forte, named as a defendant
in the suit lajt nifht m,. An
I do not know that any such suit
has been filed. I have not even been
Served with ti;i noro o n H v. t . (
mation of proceedings I have seen is
i cpui u in ain ar lernoon paper. To
me the whole thing looks like a piece
of political trickery hatched up to fur
nish thunder for some campaign. If
it develops, however, that the alleged
suit has been brought in good faith
I will have a statement to issue to the
PUbliC that Will nrnhnhlv oh.J v.
light on the motives behind the action
w. i.n win ciariry tna entire sit
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$1,000,000 MARK REACHED
Portland Postal Savings Bank Sur
passed by Few in United States.
Portland now is one of the five 31,000,
000 postal savings banks in the United
States. The million mark was passed
yesterday afternoon at 3 o'clock, when
it was found that the deposits were
Jl, 001,211. i
This makes a gain of 3114,000 since
the close of the fiscal year, June 30.
The number of depositors Is 7234. The
only postal savings banks in the coun
try that exceed that of Portland in
deposits are those of New York, Chi
cago, Boston and Brooklyn.
John Shilloclc's Brother Dies.
John Shillock, attorney, of 601 East
Forty-second street, yesterday received
a telegram from his brother, Awart
Shillock, at Mound, Minn., their old
home, telling of the death of their
brother, George Shillock, at Tulsa,
Okla. He was 37 years old and the
youngest son of the family. The mother
and two daughters, with Awart Shil
lock, live at Mound. Another brother.
Max Shillock, who was a resident of
Portland, died several years ago.
Think It Over
"There must be a reason'"'.
for my continuous increasing
Diamond business and every
purchaser being a satisfied cus
tomer and booster.
, BEST QUALITY
ONEPRICE TO ALL
Are the reasons which make my
store the logical place to buy
'your diamonds. If you have
never dealt- with me, call in.
: Let's explain to you the differ
ence in diamonds, and show you
how much better you can do
here than elsewhere.
Without Extra Ckircei
Largest Diamond Dealer in Oregon
283 Morrison St.
Bet. 4th and 5th.
-MARX A BLOCH
Read page 14, this
I paid Dr. Brown: now I quit. Lucore.
Read page 14, this section. Adv.
I Quit "This.
Not a - Piano
Here Is the
0 VaS lies
All Others Equally Low
Grand pianos now for less than the
same quality uprights would cost at
any other time; 1700 values now 3337,
800 values now 3446 and $950 values
now 3518, all old reliable established
makes. Also many other pianos not
listed here, and I want to say to you
right now that you can secure almost
any make of piano you desire-
Some of the Pianos in This Sale:
Chickering, Knabe, Behning, Wegman, Lester,
Steinway, Steck, Weber, Emerson, Schumann, Weber
Pianolas, Steck Pianolas, Vose & Sons, Briggs, Estey,
Ludwig, Hobart M. Cable, Hallet & Davis.
In fact, you will find almost any make, either in an Upright. Player or Grand Piano.
Some particular values we have left
to offer at whatever they will brin:
$950 Weber Pianola Piano $527. This
is the finest and best ever made by the
Aeolian Company; also a $1500 combi
nation of Lester Grand-Pianola, $66G;
$500 Combination Burmeister-Pianola.
$218: $600 or $700 Kingsbury Player
Piano, 88-note. now $335.
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HERE IS THE LAST CALL! I paid Dr. Brown this week's rent. No more.
Even if I am obliged to sell every piano for $25 each or less. Tomorrow morn
ing I am going to start selling pianos at anything they will bring $48, $68, $87
and $97.20 for new pianos worth on any market $250 to $300.
All others equally low. Many of the highest-grade Pianos,
Player Pianos and Baby Grand Pianos.
There Are $850 Player Pianos
for Only $188 88-Note
Of Course Used, But You Could Hardly Tell It
Many Others New Ones
$700 to $850 Values, $287, $387, $437
- Upright and Grand Pianos Equally Low
$250 New Upright Pianos, $97.20
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New $1000 Grand Pianos, $437
But Remember This
Is the Last Call!
We Close Out This
'Week, at Some Price.
I Have Paid My Last
Under Authority of Order of the Court
Open Evenings Until 9 o' Clock
Agent and Creditors'
38S Morrison Street