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THE SUNDAY OREGONIAJf, PORTLAND, 3IAY 13, 1917.
0. A. G. ENDOWMENT
FUND IS PERMANENT
Only Interest on $25,000 Will
Be Used to Assist Needy
. but Worthy Students.
J. T. APPEftSON IS DONOR
$1600 or more per annum, with neces
sary traveling- expenses when absent
from headquarters In the discharge of
May 29 Telegraph operator, for both
men and women, to fill vacancies oc
curring: In any branch of the service,
at entrance salaries ranging; from $900
to 1200 a year.
Metallurgist, for men only, to fill
a vacancy in the Springfield Armory,
Ordnance Department at Larse. Spring
field Mass., at $3000 a year, and future
vacancies requiring similar qualifica
tions at the Springfield Armory or else
where. Foreman mechanics, for men only, to
fill a vacancy In the machinery division.
United States Navy Aeronautic Station,
Pensacola, Fla., at $7.04 per diem.
Klectrical engineer, for men only, in
the Springfield Armory, Ordnance 1-
Enforcement of Peace Plan for
LOCAL CHAPTER IS ACTIVE
President V. J. Kerr Declares That
Gift Is Characteristic of Man
Associated With School Since
Foundation in 188S.
The J. T. Apperson Agricultural Col
lege Educational Fund, amounting to
between $25,000 and $40,000, will be a
perpetual endowment, administered by
the State Land Board of Oregon, for
trte assistance of worthy young men
and women "who are actual bona fide
residents of the state of Oregon, and
who would otherwise be unable to
bear the expense of a collegiate course
at the Oreaon Agricultural College."
This was the announcement made at
p. recent convocation by President W.
J. Kerr, who. In explaining the terms
of the endowment, as embodied In the
will of Regent J. T. Apperson. who died
.t his home at Park Place on April 3,
took occasion to review briefly the
relations of Captain Apperson to the
college, and the significance of bis
contribution to Its deve-lopment.
Gift Called Constructive.
"His gift." said President Kerr. "Is
typical of the man. It is constructive,
far-seeing and helpful rather than
lavish. It alms at self-development
rather than self-satisfaction; and it
Involves, both In Its management and
its service to the Individual student,
B. careful husbanding of resources.
"Judged by the opulent standards of
American fortunes today. Captain Ap
person was not a wealthy man. But he
was rich in the experiences that make
for essential success, and he knew how
to make these experiences count In
helping others. His estate, by his own
conservative estimate, was worth from
$80,000 to $100,000.
"Of this estate, after providing gen
. erously for his loved ones, he has do
nated resources estimated to amount to
between $25,000 and $40,000. which shall
be a cumulative. Irreducible fund, the
Income of which only will be lent to
needy students of this institution at a.
low rate of Interest."
Bequest to Be Permanent.
President Kerr called attention to
the earnestness of Regent Apperson's
desire to make his bequest both a safe
and permanent one. that he might aid
thn largest number of worthy young
men and women to get an education
fit the institution that he had served
bo devotedly as a regent since its
foundation in 1885,
Throughout that long period of serv
ice. President Kerr declared, he be
came more deeply Impressed from year
to year with the value of the college
training to the youths of the state, par
ticularly those whose support from
home was limited and whose efforts
to complete the course were therefore
the more strenuous and anxious.
That none of these, whose habits
wero wholesome and whose purposes
were high, might fall by the wayside,
he sought President Kerr's advice.
nearly five years ago, "In formulating
a. pian to give them help and at th
same time, give them strength, and
Flan Embodied In Will,
The result was the plan embodied in
his will. It provides a fund, as already
Indicated, which shall be administered
by the Statf Land Board, an official
organization which has had abundant
experience in the handling of large
resources in a conservative and thor
oughly responsible way.
rie thus safeguarded his fund not
only against private calamity and spec
ulation, but also against any suspicion
or favoritism, mismanagement or fraud.
In placing the responsibility of rec
ommending students for the benefits
oc the fund in the hands of the
rotate superintendent of Public Instruc
tion and the president of the Oregon
Agricultural College,-, Mr. ADDerson
egain showed his far-sghted desire for
permanence and rnsponslbllity In the
dumimstration or tils funds.
OAKS WILL . OPEN SOON
Amusement Park to Bo Ready for
I Public tatter Part of May.
John F. Cordray. manarer ef
Oaks Amusement Park, has announced1
nax ne win open this popular play
evrounu me latter part of May. Al
ready many of the larger organisations
of the city are planning various out
ings, such as picnics, moonlight dances,
amateur theatricals, etc
It Is probable that nearly everything
taking place at the Oaks this Summer
will be of a patriotic nature. It Js
suggested that fraternities wishing to
raise money for any worthy purpose
in una me management ready with
suggestions and help as to how they
iiiibo b. oenenc at the ualu a. fl
Some of the leading muslo teachers
of the city have arranged to introduce
their most promising pupils at the
oaks this season to sing and play for
part men t at Large, Springfield Mass.,
at $3000 a year.
Until further notice and on account
of the urgent needs of the service, ap
plications will be received at any time
and the papers will be rated imme
diately upon their receipt. In order that
appointments may be made with the
least possible delay.
June 6 Apprentice map engraver, for
men only, in the hydrographlo office.
Bureau of Navigation, Navy Depart
ment, Washington, D. C, at $700 a year.
Further information and application
forms may be obtained from M. K.
Wigton, local secretary. Board of
United States Civil Service Examiners,
Fostoffice building, Portland.
WAR INCIDENT RECALLED
GENERAL ANDERSON'S SYMPATHY
FOR MEX IS TOLD.
LADD GARDEN SITES TILLED
loot! Conservation Movement" in
Portland Is Extending.
Adequate proof of the .t.i t nf tr.
food conservation movement in Portland
js lurmshed by the liberal donation
of garden sites made bv the Tjirtri Es
tate Company, whose officials always
have encouraged the use of vacant
lands for the planting of gardens.
Besides a tract of land in Brooklyn
"siu, a pioi zuu leet square between
unurman and Ijpshur streets and 14
acres in JVorth Portland, the Ladd Es
Mate people have donated a total of
its lots lor the use of volunteer gar'
These lots are distributed among the
various aaoiuons as roiio wa :
Eastmoreland, 275; Westmoreland,
38$; Ladd's Addition, 257; Fulton Park
; urover-s Addition, 1; Stephens' Ad
dition, 2hi: East Portland, 14; North
J'ortland, Z4; total, 749.
FEDERAL JOBS OFFERED
Income Tax Collectors, 700 of Them,
The United States Civil Service Com
mission announces open competitive ex
animations as follows:
May 29 Income tax deputy collector.
inspector, and agent, for men only.
Approximately 700 vacancies In the In
ternal Revenue Service, Treasury De
partment, for duty in the field, at en
trance salaries ranging from $1100 to
x If r. -
y . H- t - ' 1 x
J. T. Apperson, State Retreat.
Whose Bequest to O. A. C. Is
Boob to Ortgoa Youth.
Deputy County Clerk Norman Remem
bers Cheery Word of Greeting to
Sentry on Dnty In Manila.
It was the lunch hour, when pres
sure of business for a moment relaxes
n the County Clerk's office, and Jack
A. Norman, deputy county clerk and
veteran of the Spanish-American
War, leaned back In his office chair
and cocked his cigar with- military
precision from the corner of hjs mouth,
xou Know, he said remlniscently,
there are Generals and Generals, but
General Thomas M. Andersen, who
aiea in foruana Tuesday, was one
among a thousand. He always had
ready sympathy for the enlisted men,
and for that reason was a favorite
And Mr. Norman was launched upon
I was -doing guard duty on a little
balcony overlooking the plaza in Ma
nila." he said "and a group of officers
passed. In the party were Admiral
Dewey, General Otis and General An
derson. I stood at attention and the
officers saluted me formally. General
Anderson was not content wtlh that,
' 'Well, sentry, how is everythlngT
'It was merely an Illustration 01 the
attitude which he took toward the men
and It' was an attitude which won
him the ready- confidence of those
same men, who would have followed
Mr. Norman's story was completed
and he turned to his work, while his
ittle audience of court attaches and
deputies melted away.
Riddle Red Cross Active.
RIDDLE, Or., May 12. (Speclal.)-
a meeting of Riddle's Red Cross Aux
lllary committees were appointed to
confer with other organizations in re
gard to holding Memorial day exercises
The Honor Guard will erect a flagpole
near the bandstand on Main street and
will purchase a flag soon. As part
of the Memorial day exercises the girls
will have a special flag-raising at that
AIRMAN DECLINES FOREIGN
SERVICE AND ENLISTS IN
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Norman E. Eapey.
"America first" is the spirit of
Norman E. Espey, son of Mr.
and Mrs. W. G. Espey. of 94
East Fifty-second street, who
has enlisted In the U. S. naval
air service. In spite of promising
opportunities offered him in the
Mr. Espey returned last Tues
day from British Columbia, where
he had been for the past year,
and immediately passed a perfect
examination both mentally and
physically for the aerial service
in the United States Navy, which
requires a high degree of techi
cal efficiency and skill.
He Is 25 years old and is &
grandson of W. W. Espey, a man
who has been active in business
in Portland for the past 30 years.
LEAGUE BIDES TIME
Purpose Is to Promote Sentiment
That Will Make Impossible
Repetition of Present
When the great war is over the
League to Enforce Peace, of which es-
Presldent Taft is president, expects
to have a voice In the movement it
has fathered to make further wars im
possible. Only In this way, it is said.
can the cruel wastage of the present
truggle be turned to good account.
Formed In Independence Hall, Phil
adelphia, on June 17. 1915. the league
Is not a pacifist organisation, nor is
It for peace at any price while the
war Is being waged. Its purpose is
high and its motives lofty to make
recurrence of the present war un-
ecessary and impossible.
The league will concern Itself with
working to heal old wounds caused
by the war and to bring about a basis
whereon all can agree when peace
comes as to the future conduct of in
Committees Are Named.
William D. Wheelwright Is chair
man of the executive committee of the
Oregon branch of the league, and
Henry V. Stahl secretary. Headquar
ters are at 13 Corbett building. The
executive committee and various sub
committees that have Just been named
are as follows:
Everett Ames, General Charles F
Beebe. Dr. John H. Boyd. Charles H.
Carey, John F. Carroll, Earl A. Clark,
M. Clark, C. C. Colt. Henry L. Cor-
ett. R. G. E. Cornish. Rev. W. G.
Eliot, Jr., A. Feldenhelmer, Hon. T. T.
Geer, Frank H. Hilton. C. S. Jackson.
B. S. Joeselyn. Jacob Kanzler, Robert
D. Leigh, Dan J. Malarkey. Frank L.
McGuire, Richard W. Montague, Dr.
A. Morrison. Rev. Edwin V.- O'Hara,
Edgar B. Piper, Miss Florence Read,
Henry E. Reed, Ben Selling. Joseph
Simon, H. B. Torrey. H. H- Ward. Os
wald West. W. C. Wilkes, Ralph E.
Williams, Adolph Wolfe, Professor F.
Young, E. B. MacNaughton. L. D.
Bosley. Fred Vincent, Clark Williams.
Speakers and meeting committees
Robert D. Leigh, chairman.; Dr. A. A.
Morrison. Jacob Kansler, Dr. -John H.
Bovd. Rev. W. G. Eliot. Jr., Frank H.
Hilton. Miss Florence Read.
Committee on churches Dr. A. A.
Committee on professional and lunch
eon clubs Frank H. Hilton, chairman.
Committee on women's organizations
and parent-teacher associations Jacob
Committee on schools and colleges
Miss Florence Read, chairman.
Finance committee B. S. Josselyn,
chairman; Everett Ames, E. B. MacNaughton.
Publicity committee R. G. E. Cor
nish, chairman; I D. Bosley", Fred
Vincent. Clark Williams.
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ALLS CIT'MO CLEAN UP
Leave of Absence Given City Attor
ney, WI10 Goes tOaCamp.
FALLS CITY. Or.. May 12. (Special.)
The City Council at Its meeting Mon
day night set Saturday, May 19, as
general "clean-up" day for Falls City.
The city will haul all rubbish away
for the property owners. A systematic
campaign Is .to be waged to make the
clean-up most effective. "" .
The Council also granted a 90-day
leave of absence to City Attorney
Walter L. Tooze. Jr, who leaves on
Thursday for the officers' training
camp at San Francisco, and in grant
ing this leave, extended to Mr. Tooze
a vote of appreciation and commenda
tion for his work as legal adviser of the
city and for his action In enlisting in
the Reserve Corps.
Though residing in Dallas. Mr. Tooze
has been city attorney of Falls City for
nearly eight years.
DOTY SCHOOL PLOWS LAND
Garden Club Organized to Cultivate
CENTRALIA. Wash.. May 11. (Spe
cial.) The five-acre campus of the
Doty High School Is being plowed up
preparatory to being cultivated by the
members of the recently organlied gar
den club of the schooL The club
Tuesday elected officers as follows:
Claude Rickets, president; Fay Ishler,
vice-president, and Goldio Woodrlng,
The domestic science department of
the Doty High School is completing its
exhibit for the annual Doty commu
nity and school fair, the dates of which
are May za, zs ana. ii. ine exhibit
promises: to surpass any previous ef
forts of the department.
Aberdeen to Invite Moose.
ABERDEEN. Wash., May ' 12. (Spe
cial.) The Aberdeen Moose Lodge has
voted to make a bid for the June, 1913,
state convention of that order nd will
send 20 men to the Bellingham con
vention In June for this purpose. They
ill promise the delegates a Journey
to the seaside as one convention attraction.
Read The Oregonlan classified ads.
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The Personal Writing
Come in and try it!
E.W. Pease Company
110 Sixth Street
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An Urgent Appeal to You to Do
"YOUR BIT" for the Relief of
1,250,000 HOMELESS, STARV
ING BELGIAN CHILDREN
It has been said "Charity Begins at Home." No truer
words were ever uttered. The poor are always with us,
and must be assisted. Humanity demands it. The
existence of the American Nation and people was never
menaced by such serious conditions as those which
have prevailed in war-ridden Belgium since the begin
ning of the great European conflict. History records
no such suffering of humanity. Pictures and words
can never describe what has taken place in that little
country "across the water." America, a Nation of
humane principles, has been sacredly performing her
part of the great and good work of relief . ' Shall we,
then, at the time when hunger stalks with still heavier
stride, furl our banner of humanity and leave these
"1,250,000 starving, homeless children to their fate?
No; let us carry on the good work so nobly begun to a
You can be a part of this business. The dividends are
paid daily in "THE SMILES OF CHILDREN." What
greater reward than this? we ask. One million two
hundred and fifty thousand children in Belgium still
smile, and will continue to smile so long as we remain
at work. Ask any mother or father, or your phj-sician,
what happens In the case of growing children who for
two years have not eaten according to their hunger.
A balanced ration has been devised for the children of
Belgium, which is being given in school and other
centers under supervision. But they must have 1,250,
000 of these rations every day. Whatever happens, the
humane sentiment of the world will demand that food
reach Belgium, and America's responsibility to provide
the means will be just as great. And for every
American who has been compelled to leave Belgium,
a neutral, trained to the work of relief, stands ready
and willing to fill the place. Again we say "the good
work must go on to a victorious end."
You, or Your Family, or Your Group, or Your Club, or Your Church, Can Organize
and Guarantee Specific Sums Payable Monthly. Enlist Yourself in This Great Cause
The Oregon-Wide Belgian Relief Committee
Welcomes Your ,
To this committee of responsible and rep
resentative citizens of our state has been
assigned the work of conducting the cam
paign. Contributions received will be
directed to the relief of the 2S00 children
throughout the Province of Brabant,
region of Genappe, map of which is
roughly illustrated here. This is the
section of Belgium which THE COM
MISSION FOR RELIEF IX BELGIUM.
New York, looks to the people of Oregon
to provide for. Oregon has, many times,
been called upon to provide relief for
luffering humanity. Not a single in
stance is recorded where the response
was other than creditable. Should we
hesitate at such an undertaking an un
dertaking the success of which will be re
sponsible for the providing of food,
clothing and comfort of innocent chil
dren, who, through no fault of theirs, are
facing starvation in a most extreme
form? The results of this appeal will
be the answer.
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PROVINCE OF BRABANT, BELGIUM
Tbe com miff it I on for
relief la HelKlant la
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to the effect that the
tier man anthorlttea
have now heea able
to eotaniwnleate with
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THE OREGON-WIDE BELGIAN RELIEF COMMITTEE
FROM 1'OBTLAXD. OR.
Ii. I- CORBETT.
Ladd TUtoa Bank
C. C. CHAPMAN,
W. J. BtRNS.
333 Oak Street
Northwestern Bank Bid.
J. K. WERI.KIN,
dw. Uolmaa Co.. t-0
MRS. SETT FARKK.
Norton in Hotel
CHA9. C. COfHBAN.
C. 1'.- Ii. Kj, 3d and
Cbajnoer of Commerce.
FROM PORTLAND. OR.
Journal Publlnhina; Co.
TV. J. HO KM A NX.
3rraonlan lubllshlna Co
J.. R. WH C ELK R.
relesram Publishing Co.
Portland Gas Coke Co
Northwestern Bank Bid
EARL A. CLARK.
406 Concord Bids.
H. K. ALBEE. Mayor.
MR". ROBERT D. IV
MA.N, 404 i.. Ztd St. N.
L. R. ALDERMAN.
FROM PORTLAND. OR.
JOS. P. JAEGER,
laeaer Bros., 131 Sth Bt.
C1IAS. F. BERO.
Lenaon'a. 300 Morrison.
B. F. BOTNTON.
Portland R.. I.. P. Co.
JOHX II. DCXDORE,
Sherman, Clay A Co.
Drexoa Maltlarapblns; Co
Chamber of Commerce
J. M. KNEEL AND.
Inlon Abstract Co.
FRANK B. TPSHAW.
Ladd Estate Companx
MRS. ALVA I.EK
8TfcPIltNS. 60S Ham
F. R. BEAM,
R. A. BOOTH.
Hood River. Or.
C. f: BISHOP.
E. V. CARTER.
C. S. Ill osoX.
L. J. 6LMPW,
North Rend. Or.
K. I. STA r IF.I.I,
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Oregon, or by This Paper