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TITE SUNDAY OR12GOXIAX. PORTLAND, JUNE 20. 1915.
REUNION IS HELD
BY COUGH ALUMNI
Teachers and Graduates of
Many Years Ago Among
Those at Gathering.
REGISTER SIGNED BY 156
tirowTi-Cps V1k Have Children of
Own in Institution Play Pranks
Again Reception Centers
About Mrs. Burnham.
Couch School, founded In 1S82. was the
scene of an alumni reunion on Thurs
day, and when the people arrived they
surprised W. T. Fletcher, the principal
and the teachers and each other.
There were several persons who have
claim to a peculiar regard in the mem
ories and affections of the alumni. They
were former teachers, some of them
for many years. There were also other
notables. Edward D. Harold, father of
eight children who had graduated from
Couch School, was present.
The old weather-beaten school build
ing looked just the same as in the days
when they were all kids, the older folk
KvrrytbiDS la mm It Was.
To those of the younger alumni, who
proudly wrote '14 and '15 after their
names on the big register, everything
was just as they had left it. So they
all had their picture taken in front of
the school. - t
It might be said the reception cen
tered around Mrs.' Jennie. Burnham,
widow of a beloved principal. She has
been teaching in the school since 1884.
Airs. Burnham really could say she re
membered everyone; certainly they all
Several members of the first grad
uating class from Couch, that of '86,
were present: and the sweet girl grad
uates of '86 are the matronly mistresses
of families and households now. It was
a matter of comment how the mem
bers of the various classes, but espe
cially the older ones, sought out each
other and stayed together. They were
still together in little groups when
they signed the register.
ir.6 Sign Register.
To be sure, all the alumni did not
sign the register. That took place after
the reception. It was too much like
having to "stay after chool." so about
40. more or less, wandered off with
out inscribing tlieir names. There
were 136, however, who did sign
alumni, former teachers and principals.
What surprised some of those who
had made the arrangements for the re
union was the conduct of the men who
attended. If they had dropped in. paid
their respects all around, and then dis
appeared, it would not have been a
great surprise; but they didn't act that
way at all.
(iroirn-lps Play frank a.
Grown-up graduates who have chil
dren of their own in Couch School sat
on tbs little seats and reminisced and
indulged in all manner of burlesque
schoolboy pranks. It proved a source
of great amusement to the younget
graduate and to the teachers, and
they kept it up until it was time to
go home. The young men who have
made names for themselves in athletics,
in the world of business or in the pro
fessions enjoyed themselves hugely.
Each received a splinter of a banister,
down which they used to indulge in
forbidden elides. The souvenirs had
little hooks in them to hang them
Mrs. Emn.a W. McKenzie-Pollock.
who taught the ninth grade from 'S6
to '01. attended the reunion. Next to
Mrs. Burnham she probably best re
membered most of the old-time pupils.
Graduate of H7 I'rexent.
Mrs. Emily Strahan Daniels, a mem
ber of the first graduating class in
'87, was a member of the receiving
Hopkin Jenkins, now principal of
the Jefferson High School, wa.s there
to look up his old associates of the
class of '91. regular old-timers, all of
them. Minnie Osmund Harris regis
tered with the class of '88. Then came
Dr. Earl Smith of '98. . A little way
farther down came Jessie B. Oliver of
'08: three decades represented there,
and all chumming at the alumni meet
ing. The reception began at 2 o'clock and
lasted two hours. There were little
school girls present to pin roses on
the alumni, and they sang "Auld. Lang
Syne" as a happy finishing touch to
Names Are Given.
Those who stayed after school and
signed the register are Lena. Rivears,
C. C. Turlay '95, Hopkin Jenkins '91,
Frances Habersham '15, Harold Miller
'14, Sadie Goldblatt '14, Albert Foerten
dyke '14, Edward Stryker '15, Ralph
R. Holzman '14, Robert O. Prael '14,
Ronald Reilly '13, Edward D. Harold
(8 children), Harry Cobb '14, Alice M.
Ielghton. '12. Emma 1 Butler (former
teacher). Emma W. McKenzie-Pollock
(9th grade teacher '86-'01), Mrs. Myr
tle Dawson Miller '87, Harrv Jamieson
'12, Mrs. Emily Strakan Daniels '87
SCENES AT RECEPTION TO OLD GRADUATES AT COUCH SCHOOL THURSDAY AFTERNOON.
tttec. com. 1st grade class), Louise
F. McDonald. Olga Sechtern '02, Mrs.
Hilda Sechtern Nash '03, Lulu Pratt
(pupil and tfacher '05-6), Elsa I.
Koerber '04. Mrs. H. Van Groenwald,
Allan '97, Mrs. J. C Edwards '97, John
C. Allan '95. John H. Misenhlmer "93,
Charles A. Rice 08-'10, Lilian May
Stanton Hayes '95. .Dora L. A. Kenny
'10, Aline C. "Wolff '10, Laulio Stanton
89. Mrs. F. H. Chown '99. Marion
Marks "15, Kenneth Warrens '13, Doro
thy Corbett "15, George M. Wolff '13.
Minnie Asmund" Harris '88, Dr. Earl
Smith '98. Elsie L. Feldman '12, Del
phine F. Rosenfeld '14, Joan Rosen
dale '13, Dorothy Goldsmith '12, Tuna
Hart '13, Emma Sweet Hart '91, Flor
ence Block '13, Adrienne Shemanskl
'13, Arlington M. Charter '12, Jessie
B. Oliver '08, Henrietta Betslnger "13.
Mary Bullock 13, Ina Moore '13, Reta
Reese '13, Flora Leroy Draper '94,
Anita May '07, Meta. Eilers 94, .Russell
Kaufman '14. Gladys Fletcher '14, Fay
Zumwalt '14. Hubert S. Warren '07,
William T. Harris '95, Maurice Glicks
man '14, Mrs. Ethel Reid Prall, H. F. C.
Hoffman '00. Lena G Shaner 82, James
D. Doyle "95, Catherine Norton 12.
Lucille Smyth '12, Dr. A. J. Vial '88.
Clayton S. Patterson '80, Mrs. Florence
Rahmer Holmes '93, Mrs. May me Tur
lay Howatson '94, Frank Coulter '12.
Mrs. Annie McGllway Webster '87, Mrs.
Genevieve Jaques Baucom '88. Mrs.
Mabel Strahan Miller, Miss Evelyn
McCusker '11. Miss Blanche Patterson
'08, Miss Ruth Jarvis '08, Mrs. Edna
Hoadley 06, Miss Cecelia Carey '12.
Mrs. Beesle Kelly McKinnon '07. Miss
Helen Fisher '13. Miss Lolita Holmes
'96. Miss Mary Gill '14, Miss Charlotte
Holzman '14. Miss Gertrude A. Orth
'87. Mrs. Florence E. Okow '87. Carl
George Bock '98, Ralph Wortman "95,
Marie E. Haller '03. Miss Ruth Swan
son '14, Wilfred F. Bone '87. Mrs. Flor
ence Terry Bo ire (teacher '05), Mrs.
Ruth Sichel Shwettgen '05, Mrs. Clara
Anderson Miller (teacher "05-01),
Mancie Drain Singleton (teacher 7
years). Dick Grant '08, Jack. G. Day
'08, El en L. Smith. 'OS L. R Alderman,
r i ' f 1 1 .. i
' ' -fl 'i ' J - - T
Uf rsJy. - i. A u si V ' ml
P. W. Patterson 07, Mrs. Margaret
McKinnon McCalman '88, Emma Gold
stein '14. Kathenne McLanahan La
Dow, Edwin I. Neustadter '02, Mrs.
Agnes Dinneen Carney '98. Emma Mane
Ortebel '9, Mrs. (irace Quimbv Smith,
Mrs. Amelia Joseph Backman '91, Mrs.
Grace Dowling Foster '91, Mrs. Clau-
dine Salmon Samuel '90. Nora Hansen
03, Mason Ehrman '01, Mrs. Bella
Schwartz Canuto 92. Mrs. Emma
Brldgeford Williams '08, Hamilton L.
Mayer '0!, Mrs. Effee Feeney Leon
ard '98, Mrs. Maud Norden Prudhomme
93, Emma G. Robinson. Mrs. Elsie
Lyons Dunbar '97. Jean B. Lyons '04,
Belle B. Joseph (teacher '08), Oliver
Carlson '15. Helen Ross '14. Alice John
son '12, Adina Libak 05, Marion Ewen
13, Frank Gloss '7. Otto Stark '87,
Frank Strahan '04, John Quincy Adams
McDaniels '09, Albeen Anderson, Bertha
Marie Reinstein '08, Amy C. Rothchild
08, Nita 11. Prager '05, Miss Minnie
A. Jaeckel '94. Jesse J. Rich '09, Mrs.
J. E. Kane '93. Mrs. Fredrica Lowen
gardt Relneman. Caroline Lowengardt,
Ella McDonough, Kathenne M. Bock
(teacher). Mrs. J. Burnham '84 (teach-
er. Mrs. Claire Senders Judge 95,
Ingwald A. Alsager '02.
COOKING SCHOOL OPENS
MEIKR A FRANK'S.
On K.ery Afternoon at 2 and 5 o'clock
I ntil Saturday Anyone M
Become I'upll Free.
On the second floor of the 'new
Meier & Frank building from 2 to 5
every afternoon all of this week until
Saturday an electric cooking school
will be carried on and everybody in
Portland may become a pupil free of
The Calirornia-Oregon Power Com
pany is sponsoring the school and ex
hibition, and has secured the services
of Mrs. Elinor Meacham Redington to
give demonstrations and instructions.
Mrs. Redington is acknowledged to
be the greatest expert in electric cook
ing in- America, having given profes
sional demonstrations for several years.
Besides being famously known as a
lecturer on electric appliances Mrs.
Redington is also a graduate in scien
tific subjects and a highly successful
teacher of scientific cooking. She is
the youngest daughter of A. B. Mea
cham. weli known in Oregon's pioneer
history and, like her father, she has
fine abilities as a public speaker. Her
addresses on home topics are said to be
of exceeding interest and her listeners
derive great good from -her little talks
on "Modern Home Making and Keep
ing." The school of electric cooking, which
1) Croup of Class of 1S87 (Left to Right) Frank Gloss, Minn G. A. Orth,
Mlsa F. Olsen, Hopkin Jenkins . (18t)l), Mrs. C. O. Miller, Mrs. II.
Dnniol. (2) Three Couch School lioya Clayton Patterson, G. G. Bock,
Jack Day. (3) Mrs. J. Barnham, Who Has Been a Teacher In Couch Schools
for 3S Years.
opens tomorrow, will be under the di
rection of Mrs. Redington,- who will
concoct dainty and economical dishes,
which will be served to the audiences
at the close of the sessions.
Deputy Marshal found Dead.
SEATTLE, June 19. The body of
John J. Powers, 50 years old, chief
deputy in the United States Marshal's
office here, was found floating in the
bay at the foot of Washington street
GRADUATES OF IMMACULATA ACADEMY WHO WILL RECEIVE
DIPLOMAS TOMORROW NIGHT. -
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Six graduates of Immaculata Academy, 295 Stanton street, will receive
their diplomas tomorrow night at commencement exercises at Columbia Hall,
Morris and Stanton streets. Archbiship Christie will present the certificates.
The six young women constitute the first class to go from the academy
which recently was standardized by the state. They began their education in
the grammar department of the academy 12 years ago as pupils in the kinder
garten branches. The academy was inaugurated four years ago.
Rev. Father W. A. Daly preached the baccalaureate sermon last Sunday at
Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, and based his theme on the objects of
education, one of the most important of which, he maintained, was to pre
pare women to build up and conduct a refined and well-ordered home.
The members of the graduating class are: Misses Irene Margaret Mary
Kirby, Frances Agnes Wolf, Teresa Marie Stopper. Teresa Rose Manning,
Teresa Martin and. Lena Mary Shannon. - .
BAND CONCERTS START
FIRST PROGRAMMES WILL BE IN
WASHINGTON PARK TOMORROW.
Music Will Be Furnished Nearly Kvery
Day Hereafter Through Summer
Directed by W. E. McElroy.
With an interesting programme of
popular and. classical music the park
band concert season will open, today
at Washington Park. The first selec
tion will be played at 3 o'clock. The
programme will be in two parts.
Concerts are to be given several
times a week the rest of the Summer
in various parks. All the programmes
except those on Sundays will begin at
8 P. M. Other " concerts this week will
be as follows: Monday at South Park
way; Tuesday at Kenilworth Park;
Wednesday at Holladay Park; Thurs
day at Laurelhurst Park; Friday at
Peninsula Park. There will be no Sat
The programme which will be fol
lowed today by the park band under
the direction of W. E. McElroy is as
Grand war ' march and battle hymn.
Overture, "Rosamunde" Schubert
Waltz (Spanish). "Eapana" Waldteufel
(a) - "Prelude du Deluge" Saint Saens
(b) "Badinage" Herbert
Selection from musical comedy "Chin
Chin" -. Caryll
Intermission of 10 minutes between parts
1 and 2.
Grand Opera, "Carmen" Bizet
Incidental solos by Messrs. Cochran and
"Procession of the Knigrhts." Gralsritter
March from- saured music drama
"Parsifal . . . Wagner
Suite in four parts Safranek
No. 1. "Nocturne and Morning Hymn of
No. 2. "A Court Function"
No. 3. "1 Love Thee" (The Prince and
No. 4. "The Destruction of Atlantis"
Note Atlantis is a continent mentioned in
Plato's History, and extended across the At
lantic Ocean approximately from Europe to
Yucatan. It is the,' subject of an exhaustive
volume by Ignatius Donnelly and has also
served as inspiration for several novelists.
This continent, it is believed, was the home
of a great race which conquered and civil
ized the world. The Azore Islands are con
sidered to be the tope of Its lofty moun
tains and are all that now remains above
water of the great country.
Popular Hits. 1!Ur, Lampe
TREASURER ADAMS .
TO BE SUPERSEDED
''Because He Was Candidate"
Is Bigelow's Only Apparent
Reason for Dismissal.
ALBEE AND BAKER OPPOSED
Majxr Sees No Cause for Letting Out
Man Who Came Xear Winning
Coramissionership Date for
i Deal Set Before July 1.
City Treasurer Adams' official head
Is to be lopped off, according to in
formation at the City Hall.
Commissioner Bigelow. against whom
Mr. Adams was a candidate in the re
cent city election, is said to have
secured promise of a sufficient number
of votes in the Council to make pos
sible the removal of Mr. Adams, and
the appointment to his position of an
other man of Mr. Bigelow's selection.
just wno the new man will be is un
certain, but the name of J. O. Wilson,
a fellow lodge member and an ardent
supporter of Mr. Bigelow in the recent
campaign, is mentioned as a proba
bility. Although having made no public an
nouncement of his intention to pro
ceed against Mr. Adams, Mr. Bigelow
is claiming the support of every mem
ber of the Council except Mayor Albee.
The Mayor is said to be bitterly op
posed to the removal plan. Mr. Bigelow
is said to have the support of Com
missioners Daly, Brewster and Dieck,
which is more than enough to put 'over
the dismissal and the new appoint
ment. Matter of Charges Is Hitch.
The principal hitch in the proceed
ing as they stand now is said to be
the matter of charges against Mr.
Adams. The city charter, pro vides that
the order of dismissal which has to be
sent to the City Council must contain
a statement of the charges against the
official. The official has time in which
to file ah answer to the charges.
The apparent reason for Mr. Bige
low's seeking the dismissal of Mr.
Adams is that Mr. Adams was a can
didate and came within 652 votes of
winning over Mr. Bigelow. Charges of
this type would not be advisable, so
an effort is being made to devise other
charges, it is said.
Mr. Adams has been City Treasurer
since 1911. having been elected then by
a large vote under the old Council
manic charter, which provided for the
eloction of City Treasurer, instead of
making that of fie appointive, as at
present. ' He received the nomination
for re-election in 1913, at which time
the commission charter was adopted by
the voters and the position was made
appointive instead of elective.
!o Complaint Ever Heard.
At that time Mr. Adams was reap
pointed by the City Council and has
served since. There never has been a
complaint against him in any form,
either regarding himself personally or
his method of handling the Treasurer's
"Commissioner Bigelow became peeved
decidedly at Mr. Adams' entering the
Commissionership race. His rage was
increased by Mr. Adams' coming within
a few votes of winning it. It is said that
the. day after the election Mr. Bigelow
started out to get necessary votes to
remove Mr. Adams. He makes claim
dow to all votes but that of Mayor
It is said the move wiK be made
against Mr. Adams before Commission
er Brewster leaves office on July 1.
Mr. Brewster is said to favor the re
moval and will vote for it. This will
enable Bigelow to win his point, even
if one of the other two Commission
ers (Daly and Dieck) )backs out. Commissioner-elect
Eaker is said to be op
posed to the removal of Mr. Adams.
Mavnr Albee refused to discuss the
question yesterday except to say that
he can see no reason for the removal
of Mr. Adams. He said he does not
consider Mr. Adams' recent candidacy
to be sufficient ground- lor aismissau
J O. Wilson, whose name is men
tioned as a likely successor, is a close
personal friend of Mr. tsigciow. ne ia
an official in the Woodmen of the
World lodge of which Mr. Bigelow is
a member. He contnoutea ji-o w iir.
Bigelow's recent campaign fund.
NOTED PROFESSOR TO TALK
Dr. William I. Hull Will Lecture
Tr William I. Hull, professor of his
rrv nnd international relations in
crarVimnvA rr,11ecre and who is re
garded as an authority on international
affairs, will speak today at 11 o'clock,
at the Church of Our Father. Broadway
and Yamhill streets, ana aiso at aoout
n-i; t tin Thirst Presbyterian Church
Twelfth and Alder streets, under the
GEARY AT TAYLOR.
Ten minutes to Exposition without
transfer. Built of concrete and steel.
Private bath to every room. First
class in every detail.
Rates From 93 Up.
H. W. WILLS, Manager.
(Member of Official Exposition Hotel
A tower higher than the Eiffel is In
course of construction at Brussels, and fa
designed for use as & wireless telegraph sta
tion and for meteorological purposes. It will
be 1003 feet In height, while the height of
tlx Eiffel, tower U i4 Xeeu
T mr A o XT 17 TV
avx m. M. At
in'the HEART OF THE city JU
Rnnmnn Plan tl.50 and Howard ill
' EVERY CONVENIENCE (0
SAN - FRAN CI SCO LJ
Auto pus meets tuna u,cuici j
ZKNOBIA HOTEL APARTMENTS,
(Concrete Fireproof Building:. 175
One. two, three-room suites with bath
and kitchen. Maid service. Near retail
center, restaurants, theaters. Direct
caxlines to exposition. Send for illus
F. J. M'VAY, 47 Bash St.
(Member Official Exposition Hotel
The Portland Hotel is known to world-
travelers as a place of abounding hos
pitality; its fame grows with the pass
With courtesy, we invite you to the enjoy
ment of a day at The Portland. A -home of
delight, where you will be care-free.
Today's Table d'Hote Dinner
Served 5:30 to 8, SI
Service in the Grill from noon
to 1 A. M.
Orchestral Music in the Lobby this
The Portland Hotel
Geo. C. Ober,
The A rcadian Garden
"Unexcelled for Cuisine
and Perfect Service
Table d'Hote Dinner, One Dollar, Every Day, In
cluding Sunday. Grand Concert in Lobby of
Hotel Sunday Evening, 8:30 Until 10 P. M.
You Are Cordially Invited.
Signor Giovanni Coletti and Hotel Orchestra.
auspices of the Current Events Club,
to which the general public is invited.
At noon tomorrow Professor Hull will
speak at the Chamber of Commerce
William H. Galvani. secretary of the
Oreiron Peace Society, has arrangred
several other engagements for the vis
itor during his stay in Portland.
959 GRANGERS IN COUNTY
Report Made at Meeting and I Jo tar. y
System of Sessions Adopted.
At the meeting of Pomona Orange
with Columbia Grange Wednesday it
was reported that the total membership
of the granges in the county was 959,
distributed as follows: Columbia Grange,
72 members; Evening Star, 234; Fair
view, 40; Gresham. 76, Lents, 138; Mult
nomah, 78; Pleasant Valley, 65; Rock
wood. 75; Russellville, 107; Woodlawn,
79. Russellville made the largest gain
of the year.
For the ensuing two years the rotary
system of meeting for Pomona Grange
was adopted as follows: Lents Grange,
September, 1915; Fairview, December,
1915; Woodlawn. March. 1916; Rock
wood, .Tune. 1916; Russellville, Septem
ber, 1916; Multnomah. December. 1916;
Pleasant Valley, March, 1917; Evening
Star, June, 1917; Gresham, September,
1917; Columbia, December, 1917; Lents,
R. W. GUI. T. W. Townsend and
James K. Kelly were appointed mem
bers of the executive committee for the
ensuing two years. -
Dinner was furnished by Columbia
Grange, the main feature being royal
Chinook salmon freshly caught from the
Columbia River. Twelve took the nfth,
degree work at night.
Montavilla Market Proposed.
The question of the establishment of
a public market in Montavilla will be
taken up at a meeting to be held at
the Montavilla school building Tuesday
night. The Montavilla Parent-Teacher
Association took up the matter several
days ago and appointed a committee,
of which Mrs. Sarah H. Wilder is chair
man, to investigate the proposed mar
ket. This committee will report at the
meeting to be held Tuesday. The asso
ciation has Issued a call for all in
terested to attend the meeting-.
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