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About The Sunday Oregonian. (Portland, Ore.) 1881-current | View Entire Issue (June 20, 1915)
TJIV) SUNDAY OltEGONIAX. PORTLAND. JUNK 20, 1915.
Total Reported by Charities Is
TWICE THIS IS YET NEEDED1
Third Girt, of $100 Is Received and
Contributions . Ranging From
$ 1 to 9 10 Continue Many
Famines Need Assistance.
COSTRIBUT16XS TO MAI.VTE.
NASTB FT (IF THU AS
"Previously reported $1571.40
Theodore B. Wilcox 100.00
Mrs. C. P. Williams, The
R. T. Hynd 10.00
Oeorge Howard 1.00
Msdimes L. M. and A.
M, Knapp 10.00
Mrs. I. M. Perts -4.25
Otto, Hsrkson Realty
Cash - B.05
T. G. Farrell 5.00
Dr. W. A. Trimble, 3.00
K. A. Klippel 3.00
K. C. King 1.00
Mrs. Sol Rosenfeld 5.00
Donations should be sent to V.
R. Manning. 411 Commercial
block, or to R. S. Howard, treas
urer of the Associated Charities,
at Ladd & Tilton Bank.
One-third of the fund necessary to
maintain the relief work of the Asso
ciated Charities throughout the pres
ent Summer has been donated by the
generous people of Portland in the
four weeks during which the cam
paign has been on.
The total reported from the Charities
yesterday was $1724, and the amount
that i.s to be raised is 15000.
In view of the difficult conditions of
the past year, the response that the
people of Portland have made is re
carded as remarkable, and the- returns
on the campaign thus far have been
most encouraging. While the returns
were very slow during the week of the
Hose Festival, there is an improvement
in intercut that gives promise of large
gifts in the remaining weeks of the
Theodore B. Wilcox has contributed
$100 to the maintenance fund, this be
ing the third gift of 100 or more that
has been sent in since the campaign
While the large donors are giving
this important assistance, there is also
a steady flow of contributions ranging
from Jl to tlO. .
While the contributions keep coming
In steadily, there is a corresponding
pressure of demand from the poor of
the city who are in need of relief.
The cases the Charities deals with are
principally those of widows with chil
dren to support, men of family who
are suffering from misfortune, or
women who have been deserted and
are unable to care for themselves,
..-Examples of the many cases that
were handled through the Charities
1. Man more than 70 years old. crip
pled and unable to work; has wife and
thre-e children; 16-year-old boy's earn
ings sole support of family; food badly
2. Man and wife In great need; man
is experienced carpenter, but can find
no work; not able to pay rent: would
like to be caretaker in apartment
house for rent and lodging.
3. Man sick and unable to work;
three children too small to work; food
and fuel badly needed.
4. Middle-aged woman suffering
from dropsy. Arrangements made to
'end her to the hospital. She is alone
in Portland and needs help and some
one who will take interest in her and
visit her in the hospital.
6. Italian family; man out of work
all Winter; woman in hospital and chil
dren In need of food and care.
O.-W. R. S N. FOLK FORM
EMPLOYES' CLUB IS ORGANIZED ON
L.rgr Park for Athletic Ground and
Houses Are Donated by Company
Permanent organization of the O.-W.
R. & N. employes' club has been com
pleted and a full membership is to be
recruited from persons working for the
company in all parts of the Northwest.
The new club probably will succeed
the Harrlman club, which was com
posed of employes of both the O.-W. R.
& N. and the Southern Pacific The re
cent forced segregation of the business
affairs of the two railroads removed
the bond of common interest between
them, and it wo considered, advisable
to dissolve the club.
The O.-W. R. & N. club has the aonc.
tion of the officers of the company, and
is composed of employes in all .depart
ments of the service shops, general
offices and operation.
The newly elected officers are. Pres
ident. IL 34. Watkins, assistant audi
tor; secretary, O. G. Edwards, tax and
right-of-way department; treasurer. F.
T. Gregory, paymaster's department;
vice-presidents. Ralph Blaisdell, audi
tor; Harold. West, traffic department;
Stephen Westover, of the Albina. shops,
and James Handlan, Albina shops.
A large area of park property be
longing to the company In South Port
land has been offered to the club free
of charge, and now is being converted
into club grounds. A golf course, ten
nis courts, baseball diamond and other
athletic grounds are being provided.
The property has frontage on the river
and a boathouse. as well ae a club
house, will be constructed there.
MONMOUTH GETS READY
Summer School Students May Total
4 00 Tfels Year.
MONMOUTH, Or.. June 19. (Special.)
Rooms at the girls' dormitory,
citizens' homes in this city, and regular
dwelling places are reserved for the
influx of students to the Summer ses
sion of the Oregon Normal School to
begin Tuesday, June 23. The cor.
respondence to the Registrar is heavy
this week. .
"The work necessary for the gradua
tion of the Normal's largest class is
cleared away," said President Acker,
man. "Now our attention is turned to
preparations for Summer school. Class
rooms are In readiness, students are
given information concerning the
courses, and householders are busy pre
paring to receive the students. We ex
pect 400 before the session ends."
PENSION PLAN UPHELD
CITV ATTORNEY RILES FUSD FOR
POLICE MAY BE CREATED.
X Lrsal Obataclea Are Seen to Pre
vent Collection of Fees of One
mud a Half Per Cent of Pay.
There are no legal obstacles to pre
vent the City Council from creating a
police pension fund and exacting from
each policeman a monthly fee amount
ing: to IVi per cent of hla aalary, ac
cording? to a written opinion prepared
for the council yesterday by City At.
When the police pension was consid
ered by the Council last week there
was a question raised regrardinsr the
power of the city legally to hold out
part ef tha policemen's salaries to put
a W'a '
-and the man
into the fund. Mr. LaRoche says the
courts have ruled that such a proced
ure would be entirely legal-
."The legral effect of the proposed or
dinance," reads City Attorney La
Roche's opinion, "is to reduce .the sal
aries of police officers for the purposes
named to the extent of per cent;
and that amount paid into the fund is
considered as having .been paid into
said fund by the City of Portland and
not as voluntary contributions of po
Annulment of Marriage Sought.
CENTRALIA, Wash- June 19. (Spe
cial.) Blanche L. Heath yesterday In
stituted suit in the Lewis County Su
perior Court to have her marriage to
Kenneth Heath annulled. According to
the complaint, the couple were married
in Vancouver. B. C, January 8, 1914,
the day after Mrs. Heath secured a
divorce in Seattle. The woman alleges
that Heath told her that, while a mar
riage In the United States would be
Illegal, a wedding in .Canada, would
who won't pay nine-eighty-five for one of these suits won't pay ten cents to
the Final Wind-up of
with over thirty thousand dollars' worth of clothing on our hands and only
two weeks in which to close out this tremendous stock, something desperate
had to be done, and we've done it. We're not going to wait for Mr. Billiken,
"the god.of happiness," to shower us with luck we're going to take our
now with the best of grace and
We're Cutting Our Legs
To Save Our Throats
This is a clothing sale of PARAMOUNT IMPORTANCE to
- all Portlanders. Many will say that we are PHILANTHROP
ISTS, and rightly so. No
such an endless variety of
Any Raincoat or
AID OF WEST REQUIRED
EASTERN WOMBX BOUND BY CON
SERVATISM. SAYS SPEAKER.
Sirs, Lee Davenport, at Luncheon at
Y. M. C. A., Urge Sending to Congress
Men Who Favor Snlrrage.
"The Western women must help the
East," was the keynote of the speech
by Mrs. Leo Pavenport yestorday at
the Women's Congressional Union
luncheon at the Toung Woman's Chris
tian Association. More than 4 0 women
were present, and a new finance com
mittee was formed.
Mrs. Davenport, who is a former New
York woman, prominent in Eastern club
and suffrage circles. Cva an outline of
Come on, boys ! Wait
no longer. Prices
on clothes don't
tumble like this
often. Don't neg
lect this lifetime op
portunity ; loosen
your 'purse strings'
and save substantially.
an earthquake or a tidal-wave.
the Baron-Fulop Cos Fire Sale of
with apologies tqno one.
clothing store has ever oxtered
high-grade clothing at such an
Overcoat in the House
at This Price.
the difficulties confronting the organi
sation. In her talk she said:
"People in the East are bound by con
servatism and tradition; New York can
amend her constitution only once in 20
years. Progress has always gone west
ward, but it is now our duty to bring
the East up to Western, standards.
When a woman of New York or New
Jersey expresses a public opinion she
is regarded as a 'militant.' We must
make sure that the men who represent
us in Congress are men who will put
their shoulder to the wheel and work
for the enfranchisement of women."
Mrs, Kussel Dorr, of the Monday Mu
sical Club, spoke on "The Difficulties
Confronting the Congress in New
Miss Virginia Arnold, organizer of
the Oregon Congressional Union, closed
the luncheon with an announcement of
the state convention of the union, which
will convene in Portland September 7
and 8, and will be followed by the Con
gress of Women Voters to be -held in
San Francisco September 14 and 16.
can will attend both and
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then go as delegates to the National
meeting at Washington, D. C.
DR. WILSON VISITS HOME
Member of New York Health Board
Slakes Trip to West Vaquina.
NEWPORT. Or., June 19. (Special.)
Another "country" boy who went to
the city and made good visited his old
home at West Yaquina on Yaauina Bay
a few days ago. Ho is Dr. Robert J.
Wilson, of New York City Board of
Health, who has charge of the con
tagious diseases hospitals, seven in
number, in that city.
Dr. Wilson has three automobiles and
two magnificent steam launches for use
in visiting the various hospitals on the
Islands of the East River, on Man
hattan and in Brookiyn.
With Dr. Wilson were his wife and
Dr. Anna Williams, his sister-in-law,
assistant airector ox Mew xork
s, r a l-
f -a t-
sr - aMa ;r".MJg
teriological laboratory. Dr. Wrilson"a
father was clerk of Benton County for
32 years at a time when it included.
Ex-Xewspaper Man Is Divorced.
CENTRALIA, Wash.. June 19. espe
cial.) Elizabeth Hutchinson, of Riffc.
who recently endeavored to have her
husband, F. P. Hutchinson, declared in
sane, was granted a decree of divorce
yesterday by Judge Rice, in the Lewis
County Superior Court, uiid awarded
the custody of her two children. Cruel
ty was alleged as the grounds for
complaint. The Hutehinsons wera
married in New York. Mr. Hutchinson
was connected with newspapers in
Washington, D. C, and other Eastern
SutlierliJi to Cclcljrate Fourth.
KOREBURG. Or.. June 1 3. (Special.)
Sutherlin is making elaborate plans
for the celebration of tli Fourth of
July, which will be observed, Smui
day, July 3.