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TIIE SUNDAY OREGOXIAX, PORTLAyi, ZIIAY 14. 1916.
F1REM EN OUSTED
III CLEAN-UP FUSS
Board of Chiefs Will Hear
Cases Tomorrow-Hand of
Unions Is Suspected.
SUBSTITUTES DO WORK
fCcnewal of Fight Against Members
of Department Taking Jobs That
fight Go to Laborers Is
Seen in Action.
Behind the refusal of five firemen
at the fire station at Sixteenth and
"Washington streets to assist in the
BANQUET AT ENGINE-HOUSE NO.
At reft Table. Commissioner Baker. Commissioner Blgelow, Mayor Albee. Ftre
to It Urn, Commissioners Italy and Dleclt and Chief of Police Clark. At the
of the Clean-up Squads "With Other uueats in the Backgroand.
clean-up campaign by cleaning "I a"'
unsightly lot next to the station-house,
is seen the opening- gun of the old
fight between labor unions and the fire
bureau to prevent firemen from per
forming labor, skilled or unskilled, out
Bide their regular duties. The five
firemen were suspended yesterday for
three days for their behavior.
The five are: George Ozier, John
Jepson, Archie McMartin, J. A. H.
Lyons and L. E. Dudrey. "When the
clean-up campaign reached their dis
trict yesterday, they were ordered to
get busy on rubbish strewn about the
lot next to the station east. The five
men refused to obey. Captain Haines,
in charge of the station, Immediately
communicated with Fire Chief Dowell
and the men were suspended forthwith.
Substitutes were sent to take charge
of their work at the station. Other
firemen at the station cleaned up
Klvc to Be Tried by Board.
The five forthwith employed an at
torney, W. S. U'Ren, who called Mayor
Albee by telephone and requested him
to reinstate the men at once on: the
ground that they had a right to dis
obey orders given them inasmuch as it
was not in line with their duties.
The Mayor'liad a conference yester
day with Chief Dowell and the Board
of Battalion Chiefs and the suspensions
stood. The Board of Chiefs will try
the men tomorrow morning for insub
ordination. Mayor Albee has notified
the Civil Service Board of the suspen-J
In marked contrast to the action of
the five men at Sixteenth and Wash
ington streets, was the co-operation of
The men at Kngine House No, 21, at
Second and uak streets. After assist
ing thfi"irc bureau in the clean-up
campaign, the members of No. 21 and
the business men of that district gave
. banquet in honor of Mayor Albee, the
City Commissioners, and the captains
of the clean-up squads last Tuesday.
Wholesalers Furnish Supplies.
The festive board was spread in the
main room of the company's quarters,
adjacent to the fire-fighting apparatus.
Most of the supplies. -were furnished by
the wholesalers of the neighborhood,
but the firemen purchased a few of the
delicacies and prepared the banquet.
Among the speakers were; Mayor
Albee, Commissioners Daly, Dieck.
Bigelow and Baker, Chief of Police
Clark, Fire Chief Dowell, and Assistant
City Physician Ziegler. Mr. Albee cut
the ornamental cake, marked F. P. B."
in honor of the Fire Prevention Bureau.
While no evidence has been pre
sented in the case of the five at Six
teenth and Washington streets to prove
the point, it is the opinion in fire cir
cles that the move on the part of the
men is a result of labor union influ
ences against the use of firemen for
work about fire -stations which other
wise would go to outside labor, in all
probability union men. That the five
firemen selected a poor occasion to
bring this question to an issue, if such
was the case, is the opinion of those
interested in the case. The refusal came
at a time when everybody else, includ-
Mng school children all over the city.
were hard at work on the general
Klcht "Wasted for Years.
Th fight against firemen doing work
outside of chores and fire-fighting has
been waged in one form or another
for years, but has been dormant for
the last two or three years. The labor
union people want the fire bureau to
have union carpenters, plumbers, or
others to do the work: Instead of let
ting firemen do it. "'
Fire officials say this would greatly
Increase the cost of maintenance and
repairs at fire stations and would in
crease the burden of the taxpayers. It
Is said that In the Fire Bureau are men
qualified in all lines of skilled work
and that they have plenty of time to
do It and. are often glad of the chance.
Inasmuch, as it helps while away the
A lively session is expected tomorrow
when the board of fire chiefs hears the
cases of the five men.
MOTHERS TO BE HONORED
Special Services Arranged for
Gresham MetTiodist Chtireli.
GRE3HAM, Or, May 13. (Special.)
The Unnemann Memorial Methodist
KciscopaJ Church here will observe
Mothers day tomorrow. The following
programme will be carried out: Souf,
"Faith of Our Mothers." choir; recita
tion. 'A Tribute to Mothers." MerriJl
Good; reading:. "A Call to Methodist
Mothers," C. M. Harrison; solo, "My
Mother's Hands Miss Delia Towle;
recitation, "Mother." Mildred Pullen;
recitation. "The Sweetest Gift." Myrtle
Rusher; duet, ' 'Til I SeeMy Mother's
Face," Mrs. Russel Akin and Guy Jones;
recitation, "The Sweetest Sound." Doris
Zimmerman; recitation, "A Stray Sun
shine," Mervin Good; solo, "Meet Mother
in the Skies," C. K. Rusher; recitation,
"How Sweet Is Thy Word. Mother,"
Addle Pullen; recitation, "The Sweetest
Word." Joyce Kidder; solo, "Memories
of Motber," Mrs. A. C. Brae ken bury ;
recitation. "God Bless Our Mothers,"
Paul Rusher. Everyone is invited to
this service and requested to wear a
white flower in honor of "mother.".
150 GYPSIES ARE HERDED
Douglas Officers Guarding? 14 Auto
Loads on AVay to Reunion.
ROSEBURG. Or.. May 13. (Special.)
Sheriff Quinne and the city officers
tonight are guarding about 150 gypsies
at their camp some distance south of
Roseburg. The members of the band
are traveling in 14 automobiles, and
say they are en route for some un
known destination in Oregon, where
they will attend a reunion of gypsies.
Later they will go to Minneapolis.
The party is comprised of 63 women.
21 IN HONOR OF THE CLEAN-UP
65 men and 30 children. No trace of
a white child was found when the of
ficers searched their camp tonight. It
was reported to Sheriff Quinne from
Grants Pass Wednesday that a child
resembling a missing Newport lad was
with the gypsies. The gypsies were
refused admission to Roseburg today,
and will be nent north tomorrow.
Demented Woman's Kisses
Too Much for Policeman.
Patrol m nil's Star Brinies Affection
ate Demonstration at 1 nlon Depot.
Trip Knds at Insane Ward.
"."CJEE? The sitar. I always follow
J the star," said Mrs. Emmer
Levell, throwing her arms about the
neck of Patrolman S. B. Vessey at the
Union Depot yesterday and kissing- him.
There was a hurry call for relief.
When Miss Martha Randall, of the de
partment of public safety for women.
and Harry Bulger, chief probation of
ficer of the Juvenile Court, arrived on
the scene to take the temporarily de
mented woman to the insane ward at
the County Jail, she bid the patrolman
an affectionate farewell and threw him
kisses ntil he was out of sight.
Mrs. Levell held a ticket from Seat
tle to San Francisco, but was reported
o nave gone insane on the train. She
admitted that she had iieen in an
asylum at one time- Relatives will be
notified and the woman held here for
a few days, pending word from them.
Baker to Have Standard Lights.
BAKER, Or., May 13. (Special.)
Baker expects to have single stand
ard ornamental lights decorating Main
street early this Summer. A canvass
of the business houses and property
owners has been successful and the
matter is to be reported to the City
Commissioners within a few days. The
movement is the result of a long cam
Advice Given Industrial Clubs.
FREE WATER, Or., May 13. (Spe
cial.) Mr. Allen, extension worker in
boys' and girls industrial club work
from the Oregon Agricultural College,
has been lecturing to the-various clubs
In this part of the county the last
few days. He has been instructing and
advising- the members in their various
FRUIT VALLEY ROBIN RAISED
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MOTHER BIRD FOLLOWS KRIE.VD ABOIT YARD.
VANCOUVER. Wssh, May 13. (Special.) A robin r&dbreaHt ha built
her nest and reared her youngr on top of an electric llglit ruetr in front of
the home of Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Carpenter, in Fruit Valley, near t&ls city, Th.
robin baa been an annual visitor at the Carpenter orchard for several years
to Mr. Carpenter's knowledge, and she will follow him from th house to
the orchard and back. So tame is he that she wll po to her nest 36 inches
froiu wuci't Mr. Caxpenler baa his avorile ea' sea &n Ibja oxciJu
WIFE'S ROLE IS HARD
Bishop Hogue Talks on Proper
MUCH EXPECTED, HE SAYS
Thorough Preparation for Career as
Housewife and Mother Is Held
Absolutely Xecessary to
"The childless home is the curse of
American civilization, and wiiile wom
en are the burden-bearers, giving their
Hfe blood, brain, mental and physical
energies to their children, they have
their compensation in the joys of moth
erhood. The mother of John Wesley
bore 19 children, and she reared them
and educated them to high honor and
useful lives,' said Bishop Hogue to
CAMPAIGN CONDUCTED BY THE
Chief Dowell. and Faclnjg Them, Ieft
Table on the Ribt Are the Captains
the Oregon conference of the Free
Methodist Church yesterday at Central
He spoke by request on "The Minis
ter's Wife and Her Place." Bishop
Hogue declared that the minister's
wife was entitled to universal sym
pathy because she is a minister's wife
and because of the nature of her call
ing. Her husband is away much, of
the time, and she must care for the
home almost alone and look after the
interest of the church while he is ab
"Bishop Asbury did not marry," said
Bishop Hogue, "for he said he was ab
sent 51 weeks every year, and he could
not ask any woman j to share the hard
ships of such a life. The minister's
wife is entitled to universal sym
pathy. She is expected by the church
to be perfect. She must be, clean, neat.
and carry a religious load on her shoul
ders. No wonder many break early in
life under the burden. She must be a
helpmeet, an assistant pastor. She must
take care of her husband, cook good
meals and keept the house in order.
Good Cook. Needed.
"She must be a good cook. I have
educated my daughters, but if they
could not prepare a meal fit for the
Kaiser I would say their education was
a failure. If I had to live on sour
dough or baker's bread all my life I
should fall from grace very soon. She
must keep her husband neat and clean
The ministers wife can make or
break his career. It is well said that
the man marries a heaven or a hell.
The minister's wife who is untidy, is
a slattern, and keeps an untidy and
slattern home, with dirty children, will
destroy his career. Beware of. dirt,
debt and the devil."
R. H. Clark, conference treasurer, re
ported that he had paid out $1004 on
conference claims of all sorts, including
general missions, expenses of delegates
to general conference,, bishop s salary,
and had received altogether $1006. SO
from all sources. The report was passed
to the auditing committee for examln
tion. conference by unanimous
vote authorized the ordination of Sid
ney Scott to elder's orders later in the
To the surprise of the conference,
Professor Alexander Beers, recent pres
ident of Seattle Seminary, transferred
to Oregon conference and elected dis
trict elder, resigned the latter office.
Mr. Beers said that, owing to the se
rious illness of his wife, he felt he
could not take the office of elder.
At the election which followed W,
J. Johnston, of Salem, was elected
ON TOP OF ELECTRIC
I Cans i
district elder. W. N. Coffee, retiring
elder, received a number of votes, but
declined to be a candidate. Mr. Coffee
said that, in view of the stories report
ed concerning him involving his stand
ing as a minister, he would not be a
candidate for the place and might with
draw from the conference. Bishop
Hogue made a statement In which he
said that there was nothing Involving
Mr. Coffee's standing as a minister,
and cautioned all not to repeat stories
heard on the street.
Mrs. Ada Unruh. representing the
Prohibition party, the W. C. T. IT. and
the National Federation, addressed the
conference, urging all to stand for
National prohibition. Bishop Hogue
said that the Free Methodist Church
stood as a unit for prohibition.
W. II. Bodley and J. 1. Hessler both
asked to withdraw from conference,
but their requests were referred to a
committee of five members.
K. I. Harrington, of Portland First
Church, reported the erection of a new
church at Lents at a cost of ?2000,
which is practically without debt. A. N.
West, A. M. Anderson. F. L. Baker and
D. A. Waters, the latter of the Metho
dist Church, were introduced. Mr. Ba
ker is the field secretary of the gen
eral missionary board of the Free Meth
odist Church of North America, from
Spring Arbor. Mich. He spoke yester
day afternoon on "Missions."
SEAMAN ACT SCORED
O. M. C LARK WRITES OF USPOPC
I.ARITY OP LAW ON SEAS.
Resentment, According; to Portlander at
Colon. Extend to Author of
Bill, Li Follette, Too. .
The seamen's bill and La Follette are
being heartily cursed on all the seven
seas, according to a letter sent to the
Chamber of Commerce by O. M. Clark,
who is representing that body in the
trade excursion to South America un
der the auspices of the National Cham
ber of Commerce. The letter was sent
from Colon. Just before the party
paused through the canal' to continue
their journey to Lima.
"One of the captains to whom I
talked out of Havana, said that he could
cheerfully attend La Follette's hanging
and sing psalms through the entire
performance." says Mr. Clark.
Mr. Clark says that in the port of
Havana there are vast quantities of
merchandise waiting shipment to Spain
and other countries, -which cannot be
moved, owing to the lack of tonnage,
and that criticism of the seaman's bill
and its effect upon shipping Is very
An Interesting sidelight on Cuban
Hfe was mentioned, when he said that
he found Havana "filled with drinking
places." but upon Investigation ascer
tained that the principal tock of the
places was temperance drinks.
At Colon he conversed with many of
the ship captains and was told thaV
while the worst slides in the Canal are
done, it is expected that considerable
more trouble will bo experienced when
the rainy season begins again. At pres
ent the Canal Is opened only on alter
nate days, so that dredges may get in
and work every other day on the big
slide that Is now being handled.
Mr. Clark is representing on the trip
not only the Chamber of Commerce of
Portland, but the West Coast Lumber
Association, the National Lumber As
sociation and " the Pacific Lumber In
In the pa.-ty that left from New
York on the steamer Metapan were A.
V. McLellan, representing the Alden
Mills and the American Cotton Manu
facturers, and E. II.. Wands, of the
American International Corporation.
Others were scheduled to Join the party
Umatilla Road Bonds Debated.
1'KEEWATKK, Or., May 1. 3d-
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6M T--B1.XJ I !JtU
cial.) Eugene E. -Smith, president of
the Central Labor Council of Portland,
and J. T. Hlnkle. of Hermiston, are
touring this part of Umatilla County
holding joint debates on the question
of bonding Umatilla County for $S0,000
for the building of hard-surface roads.
DENTIST IS ROBBED AGAIN
Gold Worth $25 Taken on Second
Trip ot Thieves.
Dr. A. F. Weeks reported to the po
lice last night that his office at Mil
waukle and Powell streets had been
robbed of $25 worth of gold fillings and
plates by thieves, who entered the
room while the dentist was at lunch.
Ir. Weeks' office was robbed of $30
worth of gold about April 1.
R. C. Thompson. 286 Eleventh street,
reported that clothing was stolen from
his room last night.
Baker to Celebrate Fourth.
BAKER. Or.. May 13. (Special.;
Baker plans to gather all the people
of this district under the Stars and
Stripes for a Fourth of July celebra
tion July 3 and 4. It Is expected that
nearly 2000 will be raised for the cele
bration, which will Include the usual
old-fashioned programme. parades,
baseball and other contests.
Lake River Is Overflowing.
RIPGEF1ELD. Wash., May 13.
(Special.) Lake River has been rising
rapidly the past week and is now out
ot its banks for the fourth time this
year. Hundreds of acres of choice
pasture land on the bottoms between
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Tobacco Habit Cured
Not only to users of pipe and cigars,
but the vicious cigarette habit is over
come by using the "NITRITE' treat
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11.00. Laue-Davta Drug Co., Dept. A,
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23c Lawn Grass Seed, guaranteed
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Lake River, Bachelor Island Slough
anl Columbia lilver are under several
feet of water and cattle are being re
moved from the bottom pastures.
Oresham Class Banquet Planned.
CRESIIAM. Or.. May 13. (Special.)
The Alumni Association of Union
High School No. 2 will give its first
annual banquet to the graduating class
of the high school on Saturday, June
10. Speeches will be made by the
seniors, by Principal Elmer F. Good
win, of the high school, and by the
president of the School Board.
Morton to Have Good Itoads Day.
MORTON". Wash.. May 13. (Special.)
The Morton Council has authorized
Its street nnd nlley committee to make
Corns Come Off
Like Banana Peel
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"Wouldn't it jar you? Here I've been
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stocking, bandaKes and planters that
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"Geta-lt" is sold everywhere, -rc a
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all stores of The Owl Drug Co.
"Acid" stomachs are dangerous be
cause acid Irritates and lnl lames the
delicate lining of the stomach, thus
hindering and preventing the proper
action ot the stomach, and leading to
probably nine-tenths of the cases of
stomach trouble from which people suf
fer. Ordinary medicines and medicinal
treatments are useless in such cases,
for they leave the source of the trou
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gerous as ever. The acid must be neu
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and the best thing for this purpose is a
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little blsurated magnesia, which can be
obtained from any druggist, and fahould
al waj s be kept handy. Adv.
No. 3 Can
arrangements within the town limits
to have road work done on Good Roads
day. May 24. at which time all of East
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the roads. i
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