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About The Sunday Oregonian. (Portland, Ore.) 1881-current | View Entire Issue (May 14, 1916)
TIIE STJXDAT OREGONIAX, rOttTXAU, MAY 14. 191G.
CHARGES OF HERESY
ARE FLATLY DENIED
Mr. Kerchen, Testifying in His
Own Behalf, Dispels All
of Accusations Made.
MONKEY THEORY DEBATED
Supervisor Asserts Patriotism, but
Admits Pacificism, Langhs at
. Idea of Free Love and Al
leged I. W. W. Sympathy.
On the witness stand in his own de
fense late yesterday for more than
three hours and. the target for a
Trillins cross-examination last night,
John L. Kerchen, accused supervisor of
manual training: in the Portland
schools, cleared up many of the charges
of heresy against him-.
Many accusations he scattered like
chaff. Arguments for and against him
and the decision in his case remain to
he glvjen. The Board of Education,
which is judge and jury too,, will make
known jits verdict later.
Many' of the formal charges against
him appeared trifling at yesterday's
hearing. He vleclared he is religious,
that his belief in a supreme belnjsr Us
firm and unshakable. Ho denied he is
a Socialist, gave his adherence to the
principles of Pragmatism and denied he
has ever been guilty of unpatriotic acts.
He admitted, however, that he is a pa
cifist and he made known his adher
ence to the principles of scientific
evolution, although he said this was by
no means in opposition to the Book of
Involution Idea Debated.
The monkey as the great ancestor of
man came prominently into yesterday's
hearing. It formed the topic of a dia
logue between Chairman Munly, of the
Board, and Mr. Kerchen. The latter
expressed his belief that the weight of
scientific opinion is on that side. Judge
Munly scoute-Jj this belief and argued
the point iviili the witness.
One statenii nL charged to Mr. Ker
chen aroused somewhat of a ripple of
interest yesterday and, in fact, it played
its part in the charges made against
him. He admitted yesterday that he
had made the statement and ex
It was while making a talk on the
use of tools by man that the accused
supervisor had said:
"Biologically considered, perhaps the
most Important event that ever hap
pened to man was the day when he
started to walk on his hid legs and
cave up his two front feet to the use
of tools, such as throwing rocks and
wielding a club." '
Judge Munly challenged that statement.-
Mr. Kerchen said he had read it orig
inally in the Manual Training Maga
zine. He said he threw off this remark
incidentally as merely introductory to
his talk, and all this happened about
four years ago.
He amplified this statement of man's
lowly origin somewhat yesterday when
he said that the form of man's hand
was, according to high authorities, due
to his former tree existence when his
lirst cousin, the babboon, leaped frDm
limb Ho limb and wore long, prehensile
He- even went further with this line
of illustration, and said it is quite gen
erally recognized that there is a psy
chological reason for the boy's love of
a ball game. This is because the sport
brings into action three movements
that were practiced for many centuries
by prehistoric man.
These old, outgrown actions, he said,
are throwing the rock, swinging the
club and engaging in the chase.
Prophet Again Vnhonored.
"It was hinted yesterday that Mr.
Kerchen may be something of a prophet,
and as such is without honor in his
own neighborhood. The lack of cur
rent respect for the prophet has be
come the subject of a familiar proverb.
For when Columbus hung around the
court of Sjain for five years, insisting
to everyone who would listen that the
world is round instead of flat, the -vjlse
wtisHtxi uioir gray Dettros ana
said: "Poor Chris: nobody in the bun
galow." Then the street urchins threw
dornlcka at htm.
hen tTallieo was star-gazing every
clear night with his newly invented
telescope, the family In the flat below
told the neighbors, "There's a zany up
stairs who spends his time looking at
the stars through a magic tube. We
wonder how he is going to pay the
rent." They then denounced him for
a, heretic and put hih where the birds
could not peck him.
Chirsei of Free Ix-ve Brushed Aside.
When Isaac Newton sat In his garden
at Wollsthorpe along in 1865 watching
the apples fall to the ground and won
dering why they did it. the merry vil
. labors peered over the wall and yelled
a.t him. "Run for your life, Ike, the
squirrels are loose."
And. so it goes. The lisjt is long. The
lot of an heretic 1s not a happy one,
for heresy is disturbing to the neigh
bors and the punishment usually is
made to fit the crime.
Maiy of the heretical charges, such
es lack of patriotism, sympathy with
the L W. W., adherence to free love
And other absurd accusations, were
swept away like cobwebs by Mr- Ker
i hen's statements. He showed they
were groundless and that suspicion and
rumor had pulLed on their seven-league
boots and traveled, with swiftness and
Animas 1 Alleared.
la fact, he declared the charges
brought against him were due to the
disappointed hopes of " . C. Mancur,
who hoped for appointment to the po
sition of manual training teacher at
Franklin High, and that J. R. Bymhold,
who sought Mr. Mancur's appointment,
was behind the accusations.
Mr. Kerchen pointed out that many
of the charges were four years old,
and that he had received a signed
statement of confidence since the
charges against him were made by 2-4
out of a total of 28 teachers serving
"The fact Is absolutely untrue that I
do not believe in the existence of , a
supreme being." said Mr. Kerchen. "I
am unqualifiedly of this opinion and al
ways have been. It la evident to me
there is some sort of a supreme being,
more or less near to man. Just how
close I cannot say."
Pragmatism la Explained.
The tribunal where Mr. Kerchen's ac
cusers, are airing their charges breathed
easier yesterday when the supervisor
explained the meaning of the trm
rragmatist. to which h admittd. H
said there are two definitions.
"One dictionary gives the meaning as
a meddler, a sort of butttnsky." said
Mr. Kerchen. "The word really comes
from practical and means a belief In
practical values. rr. William James,
of Harvard, who Is perhaps the great
est teacher In the United States, has a
hook on Pragmatism, which I submit
in evidence. In the last analysis, and
to-be brief. It Is a study f things as
they are. If things exist, and function,
if they are on the job performing some
thing useful, they are true."
As to the accusation that he was
believer in the I. W. "W.. the witness
paid he had never used the word half
a. dozen times in his life and that he
had heard more about the I. W. W. at
the present hearing than ever before.
He denied being a believer or an ad-J
vocate of free love. "That Is a vile
epithet to throw at anyone," he de
clared. Patriotism la Asserted.
"I belong to a patriotic family," said
Mr eKrchen in answer to the charge
that he is unpatriotic "My father was
a soldier and I Bold that my concept
of patriotism may be more inclusive
than some. I do ot think one's pa
triotism comes in question when one
criticises certain institutions. I do not,
I admit, feel quite satisfied with cer
tain problems of the Nation, but I
think that patriotism consists in trying
to make tnga better."
Three utterances of Mr. Kerchen, the
first several years ago, .when he spoke
amout man rising oijr his hind legs,
form the basis of the charges of heresy
In discussing the monkey-man state
ment. Judge Munly said he did not feel
that the evolution theory of man's or
igin was accepted generally. Mr.
Kerchen said the best colleges and uni
versities of the country, practically all.
in fact, teach this theory, for he ad
mitted It was but a theory that re
mained, to be proved.
Conversion Is 5fo Attempted.
ffudge Munly asked if he did not
think it more, important to teach the
young that they have & soul Instead of
regarding them merely as young ani
mals, whose ecommon ancestor, is a
monkey or a frog.
Mr. Kerchen admitted that this- is so,
but said because religion is such a.
ticklish subject as applied to the
schools that it was r.ot one he could
safely take up with his teachers. He
said he referred to evolutionary theo
ries only as a part of a. general edu
cation of his teachers and did not seek
to impress his views upon the teach
ers, much less upon the children, who
he had never addressed on the sub
ject. He intimated that Dr. William
Jumes and other eminent educators
should also be tried for heresy. If It is
heresy to cherish evolutionary beliefs.
The matter of the exhibit of manual
training from the Portland schools ex
hibited at the Panama-Pacific Exposi
tion took much time yesterday. It had
been charged that the work was done
mostly byinstructors instead of pu
pils and that a wrong Impression had
been given to those seeing it.
BS Per Cent Done by Pupils.
Mr. Kerchen denied this and said
when they prepared their exhibit they
had been told by the San Francisco fair
offlcals that exhibits made by pupils
were not wanted, but exhibits showing
the character of the work carried on
here. He submitted a letter from the
Assistant Superintendent of Public In
struction at Salem outlining this same
Mr. Kerchen said a picked exhibit
from the best work of the pupils, such
as is usually shown at fairs, is mani
festly dishonest, as It is rigidly selec
tive. For example, he said, the writing
exhibit from Portland showed the work
of 30 or 40 children out of a total of
40,000 or 50,000. A diagram was shown
by him giving the proportion of teach
ers' and pupils' work that went into
the exhibit and this indicated the for
mer percentage was about 32 and the
Favoritism la Contradicted.
That he selected men for promotion
who were Socialistic in their belief was
denied. He said he had promoted six
men and employed a considerably larg
er number and in each case, the merits
of the men themselves governed his
There -were Innumerable charges neg
atived by Mr. Kerchen; for example,
that he 13 unrefined In language, that
he gossips, arouses discord among his
teachers, that he lacks qualifications
for the position he holds, that he is
biased In his opinions and warped in
his ideas, etc., etc.
It was alleged that he had said he
could not associate with anyone of
fixed religious beliefs, so offensive were
these opiinons to him. Mr. Kerchen
said that while In Spokane he lived for
two years at the home of a Methodist
clergyman; that this friendship still
continues, and the clergyman and his
family call on him when they are in the
Yesterday's hearing was marked by
bickerings between Isaac Sweet, attor
ney for Mr. Kerchen, and B. G. Skula-
son. counsel for the accusers. Frequent
charges of unfairness were made, and
there were constant ' appeals to the
chairman "to include or exclude certain
I If ? !T11 TP
. "FE Ta a
The Largest Stock of Furniture in Portlandr The Lowest Prices- The Most Liberal Credit
$50.00 Wilton Rugs $38.25
A number of fine Worsted Wiltons in Oriental
patterns; size 8-3x10-6. A most remarkable
bargain, in view of the fact that rug prices are
soaring. ihis week only..
-Second Floor, Main Store
S12.50 IRON BEDS S8.75
These are in Vernis Martin finish, with ornamental
brass caps, five 7j-inch filler rods. A good bed at
a tempting reduction
Celebrated Way Sagless Spring, $9
nnnnnnMnnnnnnnnaannnaannBannnni Both Stores.
The Ideal Floor CoTfrlnp for
kitchen, pantry and bathroom.
Showing tliiH week, four jeood
patterns In Inlaid I'lnoleuma.
Itecnlarly 1.1H yard. OCT
Cut and laid special oolyOL
Let m make a Summer room of your porch. We .
Khow Cru Rosa In all atzea and t many beau
tiful pattern. All Aerolox ahadea bouirht thla
week pat tip free. We have them In A, . S and lO
foot widths. Knll line of Hammoeka for the lawn
or porch. Second Floor, Main Store.
Freiih new Mar
belare, white or
U5e the yard.
thla week. yard.
Removal Sale Bargains!
Closing Out All Our
Regular $25 Sewing Machines, drop head,
five-drawer, solid oak case, latest im
provements, closing out C" Ft 7 PC
at only ?AJ. I O
Regular $30' Cabinet Sewing Machines,
drop head four-drawer, quartered oak,
splendidly finished. Q" O rrf?
closing out at ,(?10. I tl
Regular $33 Sewing Machines, drop head,
five drawer, full quartered oak. "Jen
nings Special," auto- COrt 00
matic tension . . V u w -
Choose any machine in the store; pay $2
down and 75c a week thereafter. We will
deliver it to your home.
Second mad Morrison-Sts. Store.
Rugs at Removal Prices
$10 Hodges' Wool Fiber Kapawa Rugs.
9x12 size, reduced for JJfi A(
this sale to pU.Vr
$12.50 Hodges' Wool Fiber Abak Rugs,
9x12, variety of small designs, in light
Summer colorings, reduced QQ 1C
for thia sale tov.
$14 Rag Hugs, 9x12; blue, pink. gray,
mottled, canary, etc, re- CtC
Smaller sizes of above Rugs at corre
$18 Seamless Tapestry Brussels Rugs,
9x12, in exclusive pat- Q- O Or
terns, reduced to ?l.A.OO
Second and Morrison-Sts. Store.
VII Mattraiaen. made of cotton felt,
fall Ait ponada, with roll edceo and
art tick, either fall or O" Q
thrce-ooartcr alae at OlHoO
H KngltKh Itreakfaat Tabic, either
ronad or ao.ua rc. re
duced to .
M-iW Beat Hyircao Carpet Sweepers
on aale thla week at the Ol'On
low price of. .
Great Sale Library Tables
$14 Library Ta
bles, solid oak.
with two side
top. reduced to'
$16 Library Ta
bles, solid oak.
golden wax finish, side book shelves and
drawer, 24x42 top, clos- - Q1 1
in2 out at. ?lX.Ut
$18 Library Tables, quartered oak. with
Vjook shelf and drawer. 28x44 plank top.
massive square legs, . Q OPt
closing out at pJtl
$27.50 Library Tables, quartered oak. in
golden wax finish, with book shelf and
two drawers, 30x48 plank top, four-inch
legs, massive arts and CI Q C
crafts design ?Xi.Otl
Second and Morrison-Sts. Store.
Henry Jenning & Sons
. Main Store: Washington Street at Fifth
Removal Sale at Second and Morrison Street Store
EAGLES ARE COMING
Prize-Winning Degree Team
and Band Due at Festival. .
LOCAL LODGE TO WELCOME
Rules and Awards Are Decided on
Tor l'ratcrnal Parade and All
Orders Arc TJequircd
Flag at Jtcad of
CLATSKANIE PIONEER DIES
Mrs. Kacliael Blackford Succumbs
to JiOng Illness.
CIATSKANIE, Or.. May 13. (Spe
cial.) Another of ClatSkanies earliest
pioneers passed, awar at her home
Tuesday night ' when Mrs. Raphael
Blackford succumbed to a lonsr illness.
Rachael Kike was torft in 1835 in St.
Claire County. 111. he crossed the
plains to California with her parents in
1852, the caravan being: made up of 60
families. Miss Fike was married to
James Craine. In 1856. her father,
mother and husband having died, the
20-year-old widow and her baby and
twi sisters, returned to their old Illinois
A few "month after arriving - home
she was married to Thomas J. Pulliam.
a wealthy young man of th neighbor
hood. Kiprht children were born to this
union, three of whom survive, together
with one daughter of the first union.
After Mr. P.ulliam died Mrs. Pulliam
and her four children moved to Oregon
in 18S3. Those who survive her are
Mrs. Mary E. Hamilton, of Holley. Linn
County, Or.; Jimes Pulliam, of Al-
toona, ash., and alter S. and
Charles Pulliam. of Clatskanie.
Th average American at 80 4 pounds
of heef 7H pounds of vm, 7S pounds of
pork and lard and 6Vi pounds of mutton and
lamb every year.
A feature of the fraternal, military
and civic parade of the 196 Rose Fes
tival will be the deerrec team arwi band
of the Fraternal Order of Kagles, of
Seattle Aerie, No. 1.
The Kagles will reach Portland on
the night of June 8 and will be met
at the lepot by local members of the
order and an esrort of Fiosarians.
It is expected there will be more than
200 Kagles from Seattle and other
"Washington cities in the parade. The
Kagles are coming to the Festival from
the annual meeting of the ashmgton
State -Aerie at Chchalis. The dates for
this meeting were changed from June
13 to June 7 to permit the order to
take part in the June fiesta.
Many Irlise Are "Won.
This team has won the first prize in
every "Washington Ftate competitive
drill and fourth prize at the last Na
tional convention of the order in Sdo
kane last year.
Officers of the Hose Festival Auxil
iary, to st age the big parade of Fri
day morn in g. June 9. a re anxious to
get in touch at once uv Ith all organiza
tions tlrinning to take rart in the spec
tacle. This is necessary to assign po
sitions in the parade.
While the auxiliary has already list
ed a large number of floats, it will be
necessary to have a complete list of
fraternal and civic bodies to tnke par
by May 20
Plans a re now being made for a
monster mass meeting at the Chamber
of Commerce next Saturday night,
when final details for the parade will
be announced. In addition to the busi
ness meeting of the auxiliary, enter
tainment features are to be presented,
to include the appearance of the junior
band, of the United Artisans.
Award Offered for Marcher.
A revision of the prize rules has been
made by the auxiliary and a special
award of $50 will be made to the civic
body outside of the City of Portland
having the largest jjumber of men in
the line of march. Indications are
that the Cherrians, Fallsarians. Pheas
ants and Radiators will send big dele
gations tox Portland for the closing day
of the show.
The final regulations for prize awards
as w'ell as parade participation has
been decided by the auxiliary and the
rules to be observed will be. as follows:
(Open to All Organlratlonn.)
Prize No. 1 For the most attractive and
r limit- floa'. open to any fraternal, "civic
or buslnem orRantiation, 2Qo.
Triz No. 2 For the float best depleting
the purposes and alma of th organization,
open to all fraternal, civic or busincaa or
Vnlfomted Fraternal Organ I ration.
Prize No. 3 For th created numher of
persons im- line represent in fr a uniformed
fraternal organization and wearing a regu
larly adopted and distinctive uniform of that
organization ai v.-hole thing- or of any Iodic,
ramp, court, council, etc., competition -only
to uniformed fraternal orpnnl rat ions. $1m.
Prise No. A Kor tho bnt-drllled and ap
parln(r untformM drill team, with a mini
mum of 1i represent ln any particular
loi'e.-carap, court, council, etc.. and wear
ing a regularly n'opti nd distinctive uni
form ef the partlculur lolre. camp, court.
rotincM. etc.. competition only to uniformed
fruternal organizations, $100. x
Onrpnlznllona Other Than fraternal.
Prl7.e No. Ii For the mont attractive and
artimie float, entered by any club or civic
organization, com pet It Inn not open to fra
ternal orcanizHLlonn, $100.
Prize N'. rt Kor the mot unique float
entered by any duh or civic organization,
competition not cpen to fraternal organiza
tions, $75. t
( Itiba Other Than Praternal.
Prlre No. 7 lJor"1he ftreatrat number of
persons in line, uniformly dressed arul rep
resenting any civic or hunlneiui organization.
not open to fraternal org;intzatlonn. ..
Prize No. R l-V.r the raot attractive uni
form, not open to fraternal organizations,
Prlz N'o. 0 nclal prize) For th mont
original . and Individual character, open to
any fraternal, civic or business, organization,
. Role and Regulations.
Pule 1. Any fraternal, civic or btiwineaa
organization, as th- cm may be. of the
etnres of Oregon. Wanhlngton. California or
Id;itm, nha.ll be ellplble to compete for prizes
numbered 3. 4. 7 and H. on toe condition
and not other wine, that each member of
such organization phall wear the regularly
adopted and distinctive uniform of the or
ganization of w hich he or she In a member,
or t h rejcularly adopted and distinctive
uniform of a lodre. camp, court, council, etc.,
of such competing organization ; provided.
that In all cases where two or more lodges,
ramps, ec.. 0f the same parent org-anixation
hav'M different uniforms, all members
marching with a particular lodge or camp,
etc.. shall te uniformed in IdentlcaJ style:
provided further, that any uniform proposed
to be worn in the parade roust be satisfac
tory to the parade committee before being
entered. Kule 2. Competition for prizes numbered
1. 2. 3 and 6 shall b open to any fraternal,
civic cr business organization, as the case
may be. of the states of Oregon. Washington.
California acd Idaho, on conditions set forth
above under the list of prizes for each of
said numbers. ,
1C Must Be Crried.
Rule 3. All organizations participating
for the prlae offered by the Rose .Festival
Auxiliary shall carry at the heads of their
columns a distinctive banner and at least
one American fl.r.
Hulo 4. Any organization Intending to
compete for any prize offored as herein aet
rorth snail, on or be Tore June l. ivkv. com
municaie to tlie chairman of the committee
on parade upon a blank to be furnished by
BAtd :ommlt tee, the name of the erganlza
tlon competing, the prize or prizes for
wnlch it Intends t eomiete. the style of
dress to be v;om by it members, the char
acter of the float, the names of Its officers
and auch other information as the coram lt
tec may require. Additional Information
will be furnished te any organization ypon
re-cucst to the committee on parade.
Rut r. There shall be four sets of
Jndges for the competition: One. set for
piizew numbered 1 and 'J, one set for prizes
& and 6. one set for prizes and 7 and one
sei for the remainder of the competition
Additional sets of judges may be provided
If, in the Judgment of the committees on
prizes and parade, they shall be necessary.
Kach set shall be composed of three Judges.
All Judges of competition shall be appointed
by the Roue Festival Association by and
with the advice and consent of the commit
tee on prize.
Board of Appeal Provided.
Rule a. AH awards of prizes snail Te
made n the first Instance by the Judges f
competition, appointed and provided by rule
S. Any dispute h!ch shall arise from the
mklnc cf any award shall he submitted to
the board of appeal. One member of said
lo srd shall he appointed bv the executive
committee of the Rone Festival Auxiliary
and one member by the Rose FcstUal Asso.
The two me-nbers so appointed shall
choose a third person te serve 1th them
snd the three shall constitute the hoard of
appeal. Said board shall give fair and
Impartial consideration to any and all dis
putes xvhlch may arise and Ita decision shall
be final and conclusive aa to all parties.
Rule T. The duties of the committee on
prize and parade hi determined by the Rose
Festival Auxiliary arc to decldo fully and
finally upon fie .rides for the award of
prizes; to see fiiat all Judges of competition
are provided with the information necejauiry
for the proper discharge of their work, and
to act with full authority In the matter of
parade arrangements, dividing and marshal-
in parade. iecioing assemblage, station
line of march, appointment of division com
manders and to co-operate with the grand
marshal In the final arrangement of the
SCHOOL FARM STARTED
unUSIIAM INSTITUTE' TO TRAIN
BOYS OF LIMITED MEANS.
Wholesome Itnral EnTiro.mr.1,
Afforded by Enterprise.
by Mrs. Schmidtke: mule choru: dii't.
Misa Pio and Miss Wilsted: quartet. Mr.
and Mrs. Dunamor.. Misa Blrrlngr snd
t;. Scholl; koIo. Professor 5treyf ellcr;
piano duet. Mrs. Talbot and Mrs. Horn
pchuch; vocal duet. Professor Strey
feller and Misa ilarrlnscr; music, by
TEENIE WEENIES HAVE LARK
Dr. J. D. Corby, president of the
Junior Agricultural School, recently
established by Portland people on a
farm at Gresham. for tne purposa of
assisting- boys of limited means to se
cure an education, has taKen active
charge of the institution, and already
several boys have been enrolled and
the work started. Th boys ara domi
ciled In the old farmhouse, and have the
wholesome farm environment while
pursuing- their studies.
Many applications are being- made to
Dr. Corby from those who desire to
enroll boys at the farm school, and as
rapidly as the funds are provided the
equipment Is being: purchased and in
stalled and new students accepted.
Plans are beinp worked out for the
cottages and shops which it is prViposed
to construct. As far as possible the
labor of the boys will be utilized in
their erection. Individual pardens
have been planted by the boys and some
priA vecetable contests are anticipated.
L The new school, which is unique
amongr the schools or the west, is situ
ated on a 60-acre farm, with proves and
pasture land, and has a beautiful loca
tion. Thero is also a lnree srea under
cultivation. E. M. Falrchild is superin
tendent of the farm operations.
Musical I'rofiramiiic for Toniglit.
The Sunday school of the Klrst Evan
gelical Church, East Sixth and East
Market etreets. will cive a musical en
tertainment tonicht at the church.
when the following programme will be
rendered: Piano solo. Mr E. 1. Horn
schuch: ong. by thi canireiration;
Scripture lesson by the pastor. Itev. E.
I. Hornsehlieh: choir. "All Hall": solo.
SEATTLE FRATERNAL DELEGATION WHO WILL TAKE PART IN ROSE FESTIVAL.
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' SOME 31 EMBERS OP DEGREE TEAM OF" FRATKRSAL ORDFR OF EAGLES TO MARCH IX FE5TITAL,
MILITARY AND CIVIC PARADE. ( J
FREDA LEONARD PAROLED
Work 1 Jotvid for Woman
l ictcd of Arson Attempt.
Freda Leonard, convicted In the Cir
cuit Court of an atempt to commit ar
son, was paroled by Circuit Judjre Mor
row-yesterday. The woman Is past 60
and. so far as known. It was her first
offense. Work has been found for her
and the parole met with the approval
of the restrict Attorney' office.
Mrs. Leonard set fire to her home.
after removing; all clothing- of value,
with the hope of collecting a S1000 in
surance policy. Evidence of Incendiar
ism waa found, the reported, burned
clothing; discovered at a sister's and
Mrs. Leonard lodg-ed In Jail, within 24
hours after the firs was discovered
throug'h work of the arson squad.
The woman had been In Jail nearly
a month awaltlnir trial and It' wu
thouprht she had been punished suffi
Grays Harbor Pioneers to Picnic.
ABERDEEN". Wash.. May IS. (Spe
cial.) Melbourne has been named as
the place and July 4 aa the date of the
annual Grays Harbor county pioneers
picnic. Several hundred old-timers and
their families are expected to eather
for the speechmaklnar and a bis; old
fashioned dinner. The meeting; -will
vote upon the motion to admit as pio
neers all coming; here before 1889, the
year In which Washington became
Dr. Tloytl Will Spr-alc at need.
rr. John If. Boyd will be the speaker
at the P.eed Collegre vesper service this
afternoon at 4 o'clock in the college
chapel. The music will consist of an
anthem by the Reed College quartet
and aa organ poaUuda, ,
Kiddies Kntertuined by Pranks iu
. Show Window of Powers" -Store.
The Teenie Weenies literally stepped
from tho children's page of The Sun
day Oregronian yesterday to amuse the
kiddies from a show window of Pow
ers' furniture tore, at Third and Yam
hill. A lively hrlgrade of the wee folk
are seen capering about a biff phono
-The I-ady of Fashion." "The Old.
Old Soldier," crippled and bent, tho
funny grrinnlnp darkies and the -wholo
wee race of 3S are there. The funny
little cook la cooking; his "dor" and
numbers of the child Teenie Weenies
are playlna; hide 'n -eek. . The whole
effect is that of tho page the kiddies
love and numbers of chileTren admired
their bright tittle cardboard friends as
I'rogrmrirnc to lie Kepcnted.
The programme on the development
of Italian opera whieh was given sev
eral weeks ago before the MacDoivcll
Club by Mrs. Edward Aldn Reals, Mrs.
Itaymond A. Sullivan and Mrs. War
ren E. Ttiomas will be repeated for the
Musical Appreciation Club at the East
Portland Library, East Eleventh and
Alder - streets. Monday night at 8
o'clock. Tho public Is Invited.
Candidates Luncheon T'uoday.
The East Side Ruslness Men's Club
will hold a candidates' luncheon Tues
day at li :l' at the Sargent UrilL, Grand
avenue and Hawthorne avenue. Candi
dates w-ill be given two minutes to ex
plain their positions. Wilson Kenefiel
will preside. All will bo welcome to
attend this meeting.
In order to build up the system
there must be, first of all, effi
ciency in digestion. From this
source comes proper nourishment
of the body, enriched blood, liver
and bowel regularity, a strength
ening of all the lorces that stand
for better health. Try
as soon as any stomach weakness devel
ops. It-is for Poor Appetite, Indiges
tion, Cramps and Constipation. .