The Sunday Oregonian. (Portland, Ore.) 1881-current, October 31, 1915, Section One, Page 10, Image 10

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Purpose Is to Provide Rooms and Board for Qut-of-Town Members Affairs Will Be Supervised by 1 Group of
Faculty Members Blair Paul Is Elected President,
In Twenty Dollar
and "
Twenty-five Dollar
Suits Overcoats
and Raincoats
President Brodie Announces
I Programme-for Meeting at
" Salem November 5-6.
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Inmates of Penitentiary to l'lay
Baseball Game and Oregon Hos
pital to Be Inspected Club
to Be Host to Writers.
OREGON CITT. Or., Oct. 30. (Spe
cial.) The complete programme for
the annual convention of the Oregon
State Editorial Association, to be held
in Salem November 5-6, was announced
today by E. E. Brodie, of this city,
president of the association.
The sessions of the associations will
be held in the Capitol and the Salem
Commercial Club and Salem newspa
permen will assist in the reception and
entertainment of the visitors. A trol
ley trip to the Oregon State Hospital
and a baseball game between two
teams from the State Penitentiary will
be features of the convention.
Many Editors to Speak.
The programme includes talks by
Edgar B. Piper, of The Oregonian;
John E, Gratke, of the Astoria Budget;
John F. Carrol!, of the Evening Tele
gram; Alfred Holman, editor of the
San Francisco Argonaut and the Oak
land Tribune; Mark Woodruff, of the
Portland Chamber of Commerce; P. H.
D'Arcy, of Salem; A- R. O'Brien, of the ;
Marshfield Record; Eric Allen, of the
University of Oregon; Rufus Holman,
Multnomah County Commissioner; Ar
thur H. Deute, of Portland; Elbert
Bede, of the Cottage Grove Sentinel;
A. E. Voorhies, cf the Rogue River
Courier; R. J. Hendricks, of the Salem
Statesman, and E. E. Brodie.
The programme follows:
Friday forenoon 9-10, registration and
payment of dues; 10, invocation by Dr. T.
X. Ford, district superintendent Methodist
Kpiscppal Church: address of welcome, R
J. Hendricks, publisher Oregon Daily States
man; response and annual address. Presi
dent K. E. Brodie, publisher Oregon City
Knterprlse; appointment of resolutions and
other committees; 10:ir, "What Is the Mat
ter With Newspaper Men and Printers in
Oregon?" Joseph P. Hurley, Washington
County News-Times, Forest Grove; 10:30,
'System in the Various Departments,'" A.
3!. Voorhies, Kogue . .River Courier. Grants
Iass; 10;40. "What Editors Say, Elbert
Hede, the Sentinel, Cottage Grove; ll:O0.
"Co-operation Between the Press and the
Agency," Arthur II. Deute, Deute-Tyler Com
pany. Portland, Or. ; 1 1 :30, discussion on
previous addresses; 12, adjournment to yalem
Commercial Club, where buffet luncheon will
be served by George Palmer Putnam, Carl
D. Shoemaker, Carle Abrams, George A.
Whit, Frank Davey. appointees from the
fraternity by Governor James Withycombe.
111800 Management Topic.
FTiday afternoon 1:30. "Facts in Relation
to the Administration of the Penitentiary."
Frank Davey; 1 :4o, "Some Things of the
First Importance to the Development and
Prosperity of Oregon and Their Dependence
T'pon Accurate and Honest Publicity,"
Hufus-Holman, Commissioner of Multnomah
County; ::ir. "Some Recent Improvements in
the TV aching of Journalsim in the Uni
versities." Eric W. Allen, department of
journalism. University of Oregon, Eugene;
2:30, "Wrestling With a Little Dally Pa
per." A. R. O'Prien, Evening Record. Marsh
field; 2:45, "Free Publicity and Where to
Trraw the Line." Mark Woodruff, publicity
representative of the Portland Chamber of
Commerce ; 3 :t0, , discussion ; 3:15. "Pio
neer Editors and Printers of Oregon," P.
H. D'Arcy. Salem, Or.; 3:45. "Higher Re
sponsibilities of Newspapers," Alfred -ol-Tnan.
editor San Francisco Argonaut and
Oakland Dally Tribune: 4:45. "Some Ideals
in Newspajer Work," John F. Carroll, pub
lisher Portland Evening Telegram; ad
journment. Friday evening at 6:3t the Commercial
Club, of Salem, extend a banquet to the
visiting newspaper men and wives at the
Marion Hotel.
Saturday morning 0:00. reports of reso
lutions and othT committees: 9:30, "'he
Newspaper of Today and Yesterday," John
K. Gratke, Dai'y Evening Budget, Astoria,
Or.; 10:00, report of secretary. Philip to.
P.ates. the Pacific Northwest; 10:13. "Jour
nalum,. Conservative and Otherwise, Edgar
B. Piper, editor The Oregonian; 11:15. o
minutes' discussion of pertinent subjects re
ferred to the officers of the association by
members; 12:00, election of officers; 111:0,
IeMee Knew of Threats to Kire Prop
erty and Arrested Man's Move
" I ' ments Are Investigated.
SEATTLE, Wash., Oct. 30. (Special.)
Working on the theory that the at
tempted destruction Thursday night of
Tier 14, used by the Blue Funnel Line,
one of the largest British carriers in
the overseas trade, was the work of a
ring sworn to prevent shipment of mu
nitions to foreisn governments, and
that if such activities are not nipped
In the bud there will be other water
front fires, the detectives are central
izing their efforts in an endeavor to
catch the conspirators.
That Dodwell & Co., lessees of the
pier, had warning: of a plot to destroy
the pier is evidenced by the fact that
an employe of the company went to
I'rosecutingr Attorney Laindin several
days ag:o and reported that . efforts
would be made to lestroy the pier, at
the same time asking for advice how
to proceed to obtain protection.
Immediately afterward the two in'
eendiary fires were discovered in the
early morning hours and three days
later damage amounting to more than
$1. 000,000 was done by an incendiary
I. .Wilmann, the dock worker who
was arrested on suspicion of having
knowledge of the plot to destroy the
pier. Is still held at police headquarters
and his movement during the entire
period of his residence in Seattle are
being investigated. Wilmann has been
identified positively as the man who
was seen acting suspiciously. about Pier
J 4 in the last few weeks by half
dozen dock workers. The prisoner has
griven several conrlictincr statements.
The facts leading up to the tire have
been uftQjT icially presented to United
States lMcict Attorney Allen. Prac
tically the combined Federal, county
and city machinery in Seattlethas been
uruuni m i ' i i uii nits Liise.
. Centralia lias Kiglit Candidates.
CKNTRALIA, Wash.. : Oct. 30. (Spe
rial.) Two more candidates for city
offices at the coming municipal elec
tion filed their Intentions of candidacy
yesterday, bringing the total number
of those who have tiled to date to eight.
The last day for tiling is November 5.
Those who have Bled are John Galvin
W. H. Hodge and H. V. Thompson for
Mayor, uauoe Berlin. H. H. Tllley,
Herman loung. William Scales and W.
W. Dlckerson for Commissioners.
Chamber of Commerce Meeting.
Members' meeting of the Chamber of
Commerce. Monday, S P. M. Presenta
tion of the Astoria rate case. Adv.
The war in Kurope ha, terloualy Inter
fered with fhe foreign biulnua of the United
FOREST GROVE, Or.. Oct- 30. (Spe
cial.) The Collee 'Club at Pacific
Universitjrwas organized this se
mester for the purpose of giving the
out-of-town men a place for board and
room. . The club supervised by a
group- of faculty members. The cluto
is at present located in what is known
as the ."Aunt Ann Smith" house, on
College way and Second avenue North.
New York Firm Buys Entire
Crop of Fancy Grades." -
Shipments of Spitzenbcrgs and Yel
low Newtons Will Approximate
25 Cars Price STot Revealed.
Total Is About $20,000.
MOSIER, Or.,- Oct. 30. (Special.)
Steinhardt.& Kellv. nf New York, have
purchased Trom the Mosier Fruitgrow
ers' Association the entire crop of
fapitzenberg and Yellow Newtown ap
pies, which includes the graces ol
extra fancy,- fancy and special. Twenty
five cars will probably be shipped,
divided about' equally between the two
varieties. According to the wishes of
the buyers, who have other deals pend
ing; and do -not desire to have the price
paid to one. district affect that-of
another, detailed returns will be with
held for at least a month, said Manager
However," he added, "the prices
were very satisfactory to the board of
directors and certainly very-encouraging.
The sale was made cash, freight
on board Mosier, and the gross amount
will be in the neighborhood of $20,000.
All sizes were taken according to our
graxling rules, from 200's and larger.
This disposes of the entire . crop of
apples of the Mosier district with the
exception of the choice grade and a lew
miscellaneous varieties of apples."
The shipping of this recently pur
chased fruit is ging on daily at the
rate o one to two cars. At the present
time enough apples to make 15 cars
have been delivered at the warehouse.
Towards the windup of the hauling the
shipments will not be -made so fast, so
that teams will be busy for -the next
three weeks hauling the apples from
the apple-houses of the growers to the
association warehouse.
At the beginning of the season the
estimate of tonnage was placed at 50
carloads, whereas it will actually reach
somewhat over 30 carloads. The extra
fancy grade will average only 20 per
cent of the entire crop. Due to the
extremely dry weather, this class of ap
ples throughout the Northwest is
eagerly sought on account of' the
For a number of years the apple
buyiirg firm of Steinhardt & Kelly has
purchased the Mosier crop. The sale
this year was made through the North
west Fruit Exchange, with which the
Mosier Fruitgrowers' Association is af
filiated. Pendleton Work Hurried Along.
PENDLETON. Or.. Oct. 30. (Special.)
Work is progressing rapidly on all
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OREGON CITY, Or, Oct. 30. (Special.) Oregon City Is still talk
ing admiringly of the graceful dancing of the Misses Marguerite and
Lila Mathie, of Portland, at the meeting of. the Robert Burns Society
last Friday night. Their dancing was the feature of the meeting.
"The Highland -Fling" and the "Sword Dance" were the most popular
offerings. Miss Florence Grace was accompanist.
The society determined to co-operate with Portland women in
making bandages for wounded soldiers, and Mrs. A. D. McDonald was
appointed chairman of the committee. .
TO become a member of the College
Club, a student must board and room
or - take at least two meals a day at
the club. Each member is to conduct
himself as a gentleman at all times
and obey all the rules governing the
house; if not,he is subject to a tine of
not less than 25 cents upon a vote by
the house committee.
. The officers of the house are elected
the first Friday of each semester. The
three of the new public buildings un
der construction here. Pouring of con
crete for the retaining wall being
erected on the south side of the new
Umatilla County Library site was be
gun yesterday; excavation for the
basement of the library is almost com
pleted and the forms probably will be
pot, red next week. At the Eastern
Oregon State Hospital the work on the
new east wing is progressing swiftly,
with all of the outside plastering fin
ished and the inside work started. The
last cf the steel for the new Federal
building has been received and a large
force Is at work on the steel and ma
sonry work.
Amicable Methods Adopted After Per.
suasion br ClergTmcn tVho Have
Been Clone Friends. '
NEW YORK. Oct. 30. Dr. Newell
Dwight Hillis, of Plymouth Church,
Brooklyn, the pulpit which was once
occupied by Henry Ward Beecher, and
Frank L. Ferguson, ex-president of the
board of trustees of the church, today
signed a binding agreement to submit
to arbitration all matters at issue be
tween them.
Chief of these matters was a demand
by Dr. Hillis for an accounting of his
business adventures for several years,
the books and papers relating to which,
it - was charged, had been retained by
Mr. Ferguson, who was Dr. Hillis' busi
ness manager for several years.
Discussion over this has resulted in
the filing of a libel suit for 50,000
damages against Dr. Hillis by his
nephew, Percy D. Hillis, and legal ac
tion to have Mr. Ferguson examined
prior to the contemplated filing of an
action of some sort against him by Dr.
Dr. Hillis and Dr. Ferguson were per
suaded -to adjust their differences by
amicable methods by clergymen who
have long been close friends of the
Plymouth Church pastor.
W. R. Iieadbetter Purchases Cham
pion Horses From S. li. Brooks.
LA GRANDE, Or., Oct. 30. (Special.)
Sixteen Clydesdales, among which are
stallions and mares that took grand
championships at the state fair this
year and have done likewise in Lewis
ton, Walla Walla, Union and here, have
been sold by S. L. Brooks, dean of Clyde
breeders In this valley. He is com
pelled, due to old age. to retfire from
the business. He has bred. Clydes for
30 years.
W. R. Leadbetter, owner of a string
of champion Shire horses, is the pur
chaser, and bought them on a specula
tion basis. While the price is not
given, it is known several of the stal
lions brought close to 11000.
Read The Oregonian's classified ads.
officers for this semester are: Presi
dent, Blair Paul; vice-president, George
Wilcox; secretary-treasurer, Walden
Dillard. Blair Paul is a member of the
'17 class and a prominent member of
the Alpha Zeta Society. George Wil
cox is a sophomore and a member of
the Gamma Sigma Society. Walden
Iillard is an active member of the
freshman class. At present there are
1G members.
Clayton Davolt, 1 6, Victim of
Eugene Rhodes, Near Kelso.
Youth Is Returning; From Masquer
ado With Companions When At
tack Occurs Shooter, in Jail,
Avers He Fired to Frighten.
KELSO, Wash.. Oct. " $0. (Special.)
Clayton Davolt. 16-year-old son of G.
F. Davolt, of Freeport, was shot and
seriously wounded Friday night by Eu
gene Rhodes, former inmate of the Ore
gon Insane Asylum, in front of the lat
ter' s home near Freeport Hall, south
of West Kelso. The boy was sent yes
terday to a hospital in Portland.
Rhodes is in jail at Kalama.
According to the story told by young
Davolt, he and a number of youthful
companions had walked from their
homes in Freeport to Kelso to witness
the Kelso High School iunior-sopho-more
masquerade on Friday night.
About to o'clock they started to walk
home. When about a mile from Kelso
two little girls were missed, and sev
eral members of the party went back
after them.
Clayton Davolt. with Irene Baxter.
12 years old, and Olaf Longman. 15,
stood in the road awaiting the return
of the others. The boy says that a
man came out on sthe porch of a nearby
house, shouted something unintelligible,
raised a snotgun and urea.
Rhodes was arrested and given a
hearing this morning. He admits fir
ing his shotgun, but disclaims any in
tention of hitting anyone. He avers
that he fired to frighten the party.
After the shooting he took the injured
youth into his house and summoned
medical assistance from this city.
The man has some wood piled along
the road, which, was shoved over by
boys some days ago. according to re
port. He Is said to have threatened to
shoot if the wood was again disturbed.
Evidence at the hearing showed that
the boys on Friday night were clear
across the road and not molesting the
wood. He is held to await action of
the Superior Court.
Rhodes was discharged as cured from
the Salem Insane Asylum in Oregon
In 1912. His sanity will be tested.
Clayton Davolt Probably Will Lose
His Left Eye.
With two shot penetrating his left
eyeball. 12 more imbedded in his neck
and head, and 20 more in his body and
limbs, Clayton Davolt lies at St. Vin
cent's Hospital in a serious condition,.
as a result of being shot Friday night
near Kelso, Wash., by a man found to
be Eugene Rhodes.
It was stated yesterday at the hos
pital that the boy probably will lose the
sight of his left eye, Dut his otner in
juries may not prove serious unless
complications set in.
Club Is Organized to Promote Good
Legislation in State.
GRANTS PASS. Or.. Oct. 30. (Spe
cial.) Josephine County women have
organized a legislative club to promote
good legislation through intelligent
From this parent club, the first of
its kind to be organized in the state,
branches will be organized in every
school district in the county and a
thorough study made of all measures
before the people.
Advocates of important measures will
be invited to address the club. Officers
were elected as follows: President.
Mrs. W. W. Canby; vice-president, Mrs.
W. P. Counts; secretary. Mrs. A. W.
Bartlett; treasurer. A. A. Porter.
Jnnction City Organization Shows
Results for Past Year.
JUNCTION CTTY, Or, Oct. 30. (Spe
cial.) The Women's Improvement
Club, with a membership of 30. have
proven live wires here during the past
year. They gave $11.15 to the Red
Cross tubercular fund. Red Letter day
fund $10. Industrial fair $10, domestic
science department $25, band $50; sent
crippled child to Salem for treatment.
as well as those at Thirty Dollars and
Thirty-five Dollars, you have but to
choose the model made to your indi
vidual order the fabric you would
have chosen, ' the design that brings
our your best lines,- and the perfection
of fit you demanded are all awaiting:
you. All we ask is the pleasure of
showing you.
10; premiums for "punkin" show,
$15.50: various floral gifts, 22.
The club prepared a year book, placed
trash cans about the city, was instru
mental in having "Cleanup week" ob
served better than ever before, and
served as a powerful auxiliary to the
"punkin" show association in conduct
ing tho Queen contest.
The officers elected for the ensuing
year are: Mrs. Joe Nichols, president;
Helen Thorn, first vice-president; Mrs.
M. P. Corbin. second vice-president;
Mrs. I f. Oberteuffer, secretary; Mrs.
C. ir. McKnight, treasurer; Mrs. H.
Roe, auditor: Mrs. D. L. Strome and
Mrs. D. F. Mason, directors, and Mrs.
K. J. Mason, librarian.
Carload of Shropshircs Entered by
Agricultural College.
Corvallis, Oct. 30 -(Special.) A car
load of Shropshire sheep and lambs was
shipped yesterday from the Oregon
Agricultural College to tho Panama
Pacific Exposition for exhibition. Pro
fessor O. M. Nelson, anlmahusbandtnan,
in charge of the sheep investiga
tions, and Chauncey Hubbard, senior
student in animal husbandry, have
charge of the shipment.
Fifty of the best'lambs will be en
tered in world-wide competition as rep
resentatives of carlots in the lamb
trade. Later the exhibit will be en
tered at the Portland International
Livestock Show.
In addition to the carlot entry there
will be entries in single and pen
XV. J. Murphy Still- Waiting lor
$56,000 for Sewer Work.
CHEHALIS. Wash.. Oct. 30. (Spe
cial.) The long drawn out dispute be
tween tho City of Chehails ana w. j.
Murphy, a Tacoma contractor, who
built a sewer system here about four
years ago. is possibly further from set
tlement now than ever Deiore.
The original price on the sewer jod
waproxlmately $56,000. Dispute as to
loc-al acceptance of the work by the
city authorities who retired when Che-
halis changed to the commission iorm
of government, and damage to the
outlet of the trunk sewer built by
Murphy owing to a flood in the Che
halis river, destroying a portion of the
of the work, together with alleged
faulty construction, caused the litiga
tion, which has kept Mr. Murphy out
of his money.
Organization at Agricultural College
Has 200 Members.
Corvallis. Oct. 30. (Special.) Students
enrolled from the State of Washington
have organized a Washington club for
tho promotion of the Interests of the
Oregon Agricultural College in their
home state and the advantages to be
derived from closer association during
the college year. The membership is
open to all students who have at any
time resided in Washington, and num
bers 200. . One hundred and fifty are
residents of tho northern state.
The- officers are: President, Alton
D. Hurley, Seattle; vice-president,
Beaumont DeLosh. Aberdeen: secretary.
K. L. Green, Aberdeen; treasurer, Fred
Halferty, Aberdeen.
State Surveyor's Work Checked.
ROSEBURG,' Or., Oct. 30. (Special.)
E. F. Cantine, assistant state en
gineer. Is passing a few days in Doug
las County Inspecting the work being
done by the state surveyors. It is the
plan of the state to relocate the greater
part of the Pacific Highway passing
through Douglas County.
Humphreys' Seventy-seven
For Grip, Influenza,
Many good things are condemned
because they are not properly used,
so be sure to ioiiow directions.
To get the best results, take "Sev
enty-seven" at the very beginning of
a Cold.
If you wait until you begin to
cough and sneeze, it may take longer.
A small vial of pleasant pellets, fits
the vest pocket.
S5c and $1.00. at all druggists or mailed.
Humphreys' Uomeo. Medicine Co. 138 WII-
Ham btreew New York.
Meetings Held Throughout North
Vnlt of Deschutes Project to
Promote Land Development.
CULVER, Or.. Oct. 30. (Special.)
A campaign is on to create an irriga
tion district out of the north unit of
the Deschutes project. Meetings were
held this week within the proposed
unit at Opal City, Culver, Mud Springs,
Madras, Gateway and Metolius. Many
signed the petition to the Jefferson
County Court asking that a district be
The north unit Is that portion of
the Deschutes project within Jefferson
County and extends nearly 30 miles
from near the south border of the
county to near the south line ot! Wasco
County. It contains nearly 100,000
acres of irrigable land.
The Jefferson County Irrigation Club
has been active during the past two
years In advancing irrigation. An or
ganization committee will have charge
of the organization of the district. A
finance committee will raise the neces
sary funds so that the district, if
created, will be debt-free.
This land is Ideal for irrigation be
cause of the quality of the soil and
is comparatively level with sufficient
slope to insure proper drainage. During
I Gladly
Add My
Mite Of
Praise To
I Feel
As Well
As Ever
III! Back and Sides Ached 111 I
An International
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THIS extremely low price is for a 1,000-pound
truck, ready to run, with standard express
body, as shown above, finished in rich brown. We can
also furnish different styles of body on special order.
Model MA is the latest model of a truck we have sold by
thousands for eight years, and that has proved itself just right
for quick deliveries and light hauling.
Air-cooled, heavy-duty motor tho long wearing kind with
power to spare.
One lever control, simple and easy to manage.
- Roller bearings in transmission and countershaft.
We recommend this truck to retail merchants who want an
economical, up-to-date delivery system, and to contractors to use
when hauling men and material from one job to another.
At $600, this Model MA is a remarkably good buy.
We also have other models: M, water-cooled, of 1,000 pounds
capacity, at $710; E, of 1,500 pounds capacity, at $950; and F, of
2,000 pounds capacity, at $1,500 for the chassis only. All prices
cash f. o. b. Akron, O.
Write the nearest address for complete information and get
a line on International H arvester service before and after the sale.
International Harvester Company of America
Portland, Or., Spokane, Wash., Helena, Mont.
Salt Lake, Utah.
Agents Wanted in Unoccupied Territory. Write, Wire or Thone
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a wet season a few years since the
wheat yield ran as high as 40 bushels
an acre.
Little of the proposed project lies
more than five miles from a railroad.
In spite of dry seasons, isolated stalks
of alfalfa grow to huge proportions,
especially on north slopes where there
is more moisture.
New Industrial Teachers Named.
Corvallis, Oct. 30 (Special.) Al
though the school year is well ad
vanced. Professor E. D. Ressler. of tho
department of industrial education, re
ports that the call for teachers of in
dustrial branches still continues. Miss
Mary Hawley and Miss Margaret Han
son, graduates in the class of 1915. have
recently been appointed teachers of
home economics and commercial work,
respectively, in the high schools at
Monmouth and Redmond. Miss Winnie
Shields, of the 1914 class, has been ap
pointed teacher of home economics at
Falls City.
Aberdeen to Take Religious Census.
ABERDEEN. Wash.. Oct. 30. (Spe
cial.) A religious census of Aberdeen,
to determine the number of people be
longing to the various denominations,
will be taken here during the first week
in November by the Aberdeen pulpit
association. Rev. T. H. Simpson, of the
First Presbyterian Church, has been
elected president, and C. W. Mc
Laughlin, secretary-treasurer. -
The TTnltd 8tata Government pays out
annually $35,000 In Interest on the money
of sailors and soldiers leposlte1 Tvlth It.
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