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About The Sunday Oregonian. (Portland, Ore.) 1881-current | View Entire Issue (Aug. 11, 1918)
DIVORCE WINS OUT;
CUPID GETS PLACE
New Record Hung Up in Close
Look at the prices quoted on Wash Goods in this ad. Just a fraction of the regular price,
but they must be closed out and forgetting cost is the safe and surest way ta do it. You will also
find extraordinary bargains in other lines, and you will make money by reading carefully every
item quoted below. Come in early and make purchases that will save you many dollars. Get
the habit of trading at Shanahans, the Cash Store with light overhead expenses. The house
of a thousand bargains. . '
NINETEEN DECREES ISSUED
THE SUNDAY OREGONIAX, PORTLAND, AUGUST 11, 1918.
Eighteen Couples, Ignoring Pro-1
ceedtngs in Judge Tucker's Court,
et Licenses to Wed From
whether setting' married is a more
popular diversion than getting: divorced
was a, mooted question around the
Courthouse yesterday. 'Cupid" Mc
Grew he who starts the couples on
their unsuspecting way with mariragt
license in hand was still firm In the
belief that Dan Cupid has more follow
ers. The several clerics around the
ever-busy divorce mill were of another
At any rate, the divorce court out-
speeded the marriage license bureau
yesterday, and in doing; so. it hung- up
a new record which Is expected to atand
for years to come.
Here are the cold, hard figures
Divorce decrees granted yester
Marriage licenses Issued yester
Presiding Judge Tucker, who signed
IS of the divorce decrees granted dur
Sng the day. said be was suffering from
writer's cramp after his labora were
MeGrew Strong at Finish.
"Cupid" MeGrew. when the big clock
in the County Clerk's office pointed at
6 o'clock, was still hanging around
waiting for the usual belated couple
of a late Eaturday afternoon.
Here's what the divorce mill ground
out for Its record run for all time. In
decrees granted in one single day
H. H. VcaUaney from Ruth McKinnsr. de-
W. a. Roberts from Kin Roberta, asser
Betty Taut from Hans Tauc. cruelty.
Wade H. Johnson from JLettle May John
Katie Boiler from Georr Bozley. cruelty.
Charles Q. Mills from Ida L- Mil's, deser
Milton C Armstrong from Rosa Arm-
' atrons . cruelty.
May MJdtUeawaxt Irom Joseph auaaieswan.
May De Roee from John De Rose, cruelty.
Huldah C Dahl from Carl V. Dahl. cruelty.
Wilbur L. Hinckley from Mary E. Hinck
Clara Mitchell from J. R. Mitchell, cruelty.
Eva Prltchard from Raymond Prltchard,
J. D. McCann from Louis McCann. cruelty.
E. R. Adklns from Cecil K. Adklna, cruelty.
w. T. Shaw from Adele M. Shaw, deser
tion. . Max el MeConkley, from Clarence MoConk
L. C Huntlnrton from Anna D. Hunting
Oretchen A. Phillips from Richard Phillips,
Those Tailing the Chance.
The marriage license records for the
day read like this:
WRIGHT-PARKER Osden M. Wrlcht.
Z2, winona street, ana uulcy rwxtr,
J AX-CLAY C. J. Jax. lesaL Tacoma. and
Edith C Clay. lesaL H6 m Montcomery
KI.VSJST-BROOKS Benton D. KInsey, 88,
Philadelphia, and Bessie Brooks. 81. Seward
i 171 S i.. Oeorrre MeNslly. last Wednesday at his home. 869 East
andlnes Orlesby, legal, same address. Thirtieth street, one of the most gener
. M.EAJ59w,3-MAIowsy- J- Meadows, ally known men in local service of the
leVal. "T MoYtso'mery rUt' American Railway Express Company
CREWDSON-VALENTIN IE Roy J. Crewd- I causa irom Dusiness activities oi
Portland. There was no more familiar
figure in the business district of the
city than the superintendent of street
equipment of the company, known per
sonally t every merchant of the whole-
f " f f0 i js
Cheery Beery," full-satisfy
ing-, full food value qualities.
Many homes keep LUXO con
stantly on hand. You will, too,
once you try it. By the case
from your grocer.
a Product of
The Henry; Weinhard Plant
ACTIVE LIFE CLOSED
George M. Armstrong Veteran
in Express Service.
TRIBUTE PAID BY FRIENDS
Born in Xctv Brunswick. Official
Cam to Oregon When a Youth
and Entered 'Wells-Far go
Employ at Age of 17.
In the passing of George Montgom
ery Armstrong, whose death occurred
son. legal. Seattle, and Maud M. Valentine,
teaai. oeue rorty-nrii avenue bontneaat.
BOHEM-SHRADEH William T. Bohem.
Z3. zui rourieentn street, ana uemn
hrader. 16. same address.
MARTIN-POAGB Leonard A Martin, le
gal. Seattle, and Elisabeth Posse. Ujal. 100
ALLE.V-GANZMILLER Arthur W. Allen,
leyal. 617 East Tenth street, and Leah Cans-
miller, legal, same address.
COLL1NS-HENNEY Walter H. Collins.
se. tot ancouver avenue, ana uernice
Hennev. 21. same address.
UORO-MOA KoD.rt D. ornn, SS.
4S1 West Perk street, and Winifred A.
Moan. S3. Congress Hotel.
HOLMES-GENTRY E. R. Holme, legal.
131 Tenlno avenue, and Myrtle Gentry, legal.
17 Thirteenth street.
OLDS-REEVES R. O. Olds. 21. 420 Wasco
Street, and Vlda R Reeves, 21. city.
CARL-MILLER Ira W. CarL 81 MBS At
bin avenue, and Beulah F. Miller, 28. S28
ast Ash street.
COFFMAN-CASE TT. R. Coffman. legal,
ns Medlral building, and Beatrice Case,
leral. 48 East Seventy-fourth street.
BLISS-CHITWOOD Cleveland A Bliss,
fi. Gresham. and Haael Chitwood, IS,
FLETCHER-BAXTER Harry W. Fl.teh
er. 27. The Pre.ldlo. and Bertha B. Baxter,
SI, 182 East Seventh street North.
WARRE.V-HUNTER Walter Warren, ,
Lenta, and Mary Hunter, 23. same address,
25 SELECTS ARE NAMED
LOCAL BOARD NO. T DRAWS
JTew Class ef Draft Ellsrlblea te Be
ladneted- by Various Board te)
, F1U Oat Repaired Qaotaa.
Of SS selective named by local board
No. 7 to fill the quota, to be sent to
Camp Lewis within the five-day period
starting August 36, everyone is a 1918
registrant. This is the first list of
Inductees under the new call to be
given out as the call was made only
on Thursday. Other boards also will
have to draw heavily upon the new
registrant class to round out Quotas, ao
cording to statements made yesterday.
The following men are receiving In
Auction orders from board No. 7:
George W. Stout, 724 East Sixtieth
North; Hugh C Bowerman. 143S East
Everett; Cart Herman Aust. 82 East
Slxty-flfta North; John Biggerstaff,
J 04 5 East Couch; Paul Bryan Kellogg,
S7t Union avenue North; A- W. Lingaas,
(St Multnomah; Weston E. MeKenney.
1500 East Ash; Evan Daniel Williams,
til East Seventh North; George F.
Paulsen, 10 East Schuyler; Alnsworth
W. Wyville, 481 East Forty-seventh
North; William J. Heerdt. 735 East
Fifty-seventh North; Arthur S. Bourg,
3064 East Gllsan; Raymond James
Dooley, 3 East Seventeenth North;
efohn Donald Jenkins. 63S East Six
teenth North; Harold H. matt. 4 East
Eightieth; C Leslie Cowan. 371 East
Union avenue North; William Chester
Dryden. 690 East Thirty-fourth North;
Wallace L. McKay, St. John. Wash.;
Leonard Warren Bradbury,. 7C0 East
Seventy-third North; Edward Paul
Nudelman, 881 East Twenty-first North;
Samuel Stockdale, 161 East Forty-seventh
North; Alfonso F. Currier, 1491
East Pine; E. B. Barber, 608 East Sixty
third North; Edwin Emmons Guy, 40S
East Thirteenth North; Raymond D.
Frost. 725 East Sixty-first North.
MlaaeapoUtaa te Be Speaker Here.
At the Reed College chapel this
vening at 8:30 o'clock, John H. Eliot,
of Minneapolis, will be the vesper serv
ice speaker. These services always are
open to the public
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George Montgomery Armstronar,
Well-Knowa Kxpreasmam, Wke
sale and retail district, and to whose
sterling character a tribute was paid,
as well as to the affection In which his
memory Is held by a host of long-time
friends and associates. In the attend
ance at his funeral on Friday.
Born in St. Johns, Nsw Brunswlok.
he came to Oregon with his parents
when a small boy. and spent some
years near Albany. In October. 1890,
wheA 17 years of age, he entered serv
ice with Wells. Fargo & Co and stead
ily advanced until he became commer
cial agent, the post that brought htm
closely in touch with shippers of the
city. Except during the Panama-Pa-clflo
Exposition at San Franclsoo, in
1915, all of his service was in Port
For the special work at that interna
tional event he was transferred to San
Francisco for the greater part of a
year. Among associates in his daily
work he was distinguished for his in
dustry, energy, strict adherence to me-l
t hod leal habits In business, always
having details thoroughly in band and
the abllty to place his finger upon the
Information sought at any time.
Portland Lodge No. C5, A. F. and A.
M., of which he was a member, con
ducted the funeral services Friday
from the chapel of J. P. Finley & Son.
He was also a member of Hope Lodge I
No. 1. A. O. U. W., and of the Portland
Transportation Club. He Is survived by I
his widow, Mrs. Myrtle Armstrong, and
one son, George Edward, aged 8 years;
a brother and two sisters.
LOAN MANAGERS GALLED
ALL-DAT COIVFEREJfCia TO BE HELD
: HERE) NEXT THURSDAY.
Matters Affecting Fourta. Liberty Loan
Campaign Will Be Discussed by
35 County Representatives.
An all-day conference of the 85
county managers for the fourth liberty
loan campaign will be held at the Mult
nomah Hotel next Thursday, August 15.
The meeting has been called by Ed
ward Cookingham. state chairman. At
the noon hour the managers and the
members of the local committee will
be guests at a luncheon at the Multno
A complete list of the county man
agers, outside Multnomah. County, who
will direct the fourth liberty loan
drive in the different counties, follows:
Baker, B. E. Harder, Baker.
Benton, A. J. Johnson, Corvallls.
Clackamas. M, D. Latourette, Oregon City.
Clatsop. Edward Judd. Astoria
Columbia, s. C Morton, St. lielena.
Crook, T. M. Baldwin, Prlneville.
Coos. Dorsey Kreltsec Marahfleid.
Curry. Collier H. Bufflngton, Gold Beach.
Deschutes, C 8. Hudson. Bend.
Douglas, J. H. Booth, Roaeburg.
Gilliam. George B. Dukek, Condon.
Grant. E. J. Bayley, John Day.
Harney, Jas. Donegan, Burns.
Hood River, Truman Butler, Hood River.
Jackson. C. E. Gates, Medford.
Jetterson. Howard W. Turner, Madras.
Josephine, Frank C BramwelL Grants
Klamath, George C. Ulrlch, Klamath Falla
Lake, Bernard Daly. Lakevlew.
Lane, K. A. Booth, Eugene.
Lincoln, Edward Abbey, Newport.
Linn, A, J. Hodges, Albany.
Malheur, J. R. Blackaby, Ontario.
Marlon, F. G. Deokebacb, Salem.
Morrow, E. M. Shutt, Heppner.
Folk, E. C. Klrkpatrick. Dallas.
Sherman, L. Barnum, Moro.
Tillamook, Frank Rows. Wheeler,
Umatilla, W. L. Thompson, Pendleton.
Union, A T. Hill, LaOrande.
"Wallowa. O. W. Hyatt. Enterprise.
Wasco, J. C Hoststler, The Dalles,
Washington. J. A Thornburg, Forest
Wheeler. L. L. Stelwer. Fossil.
Yamhill, E. C. Apperson, McMlnnvtUe.
Lk. F. Templeton to Drive Ambulance.
Leigh ton F. Templeton, formerly of
Portland, now of Pendleton, left this
city last night for New Tork, from
which point he will sail for England to
drive an ambulance In the Rockwell
Motor Unit o the American Red Cross.
He Is of a pioneer family in Browns
ville, Or. His brother. Lieutenant Ray
mond Templeton, former Portland boy.
later of Chicago, was killed in an air
plane accident at Mount Clemens. Mich.,
a month ago. The Lieutenant was an
instructor in aerial gunnery.
THREE BROTHERS ARE IN THE SERVICE.
One family of Portland has contributed three brothers to the service. They
ares Corporal Lowell C. Btllson, or the Coast Artillery, now with the 64th Divi
sion; Joseph P. Btllson, of Troop B, Cavalry, stationed at Douglas, Aria., and
John S. Stilsoc. of Cattery E, 66ia Artillery, now In Francs,
New Arrival of
These Waists are new, orlsp stook,
fresh from the manufaotu rers,
fashioned In the late styles. They
are here at the proper time for
your xmidseason needs. We are
offering them far below the actual value of raw material. Join the
eager throng and obtain your share of these wonderful waists.
At 49c, 75c and 89c Each
Never In the history of merchandising has such an offering of Children's
Dresses been made. Late styles and excellent materials in ginghams and
percales. Sizes 2 to 12 years. Don't overlook this opportunity.
35c "HOPE" MUSLIN
AMAZINGLY UNDERPRICED . . . .
86-inch This well-known brand of Muslin Is on sale at a wonder
fully low figure. Every woman knows the durability and excel
lent wearing qualities of this Justly celebrated fabric Limit ten
yards to a customer.
CLOSING OUT ALL SUMMER
at a fraction of their regular value.
45c to 50c Dress Voiles Amaz
ingly Underpriced, Yard
36-inch-40-inch wide. Every woman will certainly profit by attending
this eale, as the season is only about half over. You will need another
areas or two or some waists to rinisti out the warm weather. We are
offering you these beautiful voiles In designs and colorings that will
appeal to the most particular dressers at nearly half the regular value.
Remarkable Sale of
in a Wonderful
At 08c eack
Men! This is a sale that should create the wildest buying en
thusiasm. Made of excellent quality fine French percales shown in a
wonderful variety of colors and designs, laundered cuffs, sizes 14 to
17. These shirts are all clean, fresh, new merchandise of the season's
newest styles. Don't fail to supply your present and future needs at
this exceptionally low price.
25c to 35c Men's Wash
Ties, Closing Out at
Only 10c Each
These Four-in-Hand Wash Ties are
eh own in a larire assortment of de-
eltrns and colors in a quality that
bear close inspect
35c Cotton Poplins in a Wonder
ful Disposal, Yard
1500 yards of this well-known material go on sale Monday (Wash Goods
Countsr) at a surprisingly low figure. Comes in staple colors black,
white, pink, blue, tan, Ailoe blue. etc. This is a bargain that you cannot
aiiora to overiooK.
35c Dress Flaxons, Specially -j
Underpriced, Yard Jf.
Every economical woman should visit our "Wash Goods Department this
week and participate in the wonderful bargains. These beautiful Flaxons
will find favor with every woman for dresses, waists, party frocks, chil
dren's wear and the dainty little afternoon dresses all women love.
The designs and colors are beautiful. Don't fall to supply your needs.
Here at only 19 yard.
Women's Neckwear Dept.
Startling1, Sensational Values Await You
Women's Neckwear At
At 50c, 98c, $1.25
1 j V'
We are showing a beautiful line of
Collars and Collar and Cuff Sets,
Vestees, etc., in Georgette, Organdie,
Piaue. Linen and Crepe de Chines, in
fact, all the latest creations fresh j ikfc, llffgj
irom me Ciastern maraeu at very
Yon will also find in this department Ribbons, Belts, Embroideries,
Veils, Handbags, Laces, Jewelry, Hair Goods, Service Flags, etc
Note the prices listed below:
25c to 35c All-Silk Ribbons, special, yard 19d
Wonderful sale of Dainty Laces, yard 5d
Sport Veils, special 10d 15S 255 to 50d
Sale of Embroideries, special, yard 5d
Sale of Handkerchiefs, special, each 5c and 10t
Sale of Hand Purses, special at. .98
discriminating buyers. This Is an
opportunity that comes but sel
dom, don't overlook It.
Men's Ribbed Union
Suits Speeial 95c Each
Every man and buyers for men
will certainly profit by attending
this eale. Such real values are sel
dom offered In this day of high
prices. Short sleeves, ankle length;
sizes 34 to 44; ecju only.
Men's Pioneer Mesh
Special, 98c Each
A rare opportunity to purchase
Summer Underwear at the closing-of-season's
price. Short sleeves,
ankle length, ecru only; sizes 34
Men's Sox, Specially
3 Pairs for 50c
Colors black, white, lavender, tan
and slate, full fashioned, durable,
elastio and wear well. Come and
supply your needs at this sensa
tionally low price.
$1.65 Black Silk Taffeta, Sen- (J 1
sationally Underpriced, Yd . . . p J
35-inch Dressmakers and those who do their own sewing will do
well at this sale, for such SPLENDID SILKS are rarely offered
at such a low price. Beautiful, deep, rich, lustrous finish and Just
the right height for costumes, suits, coats, skirts, waists and
petticoats. These are on sale for two days only (Monday and
Tuesday). Don't fail to take advantage of this grand opportunity.
Mid-Season Sale of
Hosiery and Underwear
that will meet with your approval in both quality and price.
Special 12Vc Each
Women's or Children's Fine Ribbed
Cotton Gauze Vests, full taped neck
and armlets, all sizes. Specially
priced at TWO FOR 25.
Women's Union Suits
Special 50c Each
Women's Fine Ribbed Cotton Union
Suits, low neck, sleeveless, lace
trimmed knees, all sizes 34 to 44.
Good wearing quality at 50J.
Boys' Mesh Union
Special 35c Each
Boys' Mesh Union Suits, ecru color,
short sleeves knee lengths, sizes 4
to 14 years, all sizes, at 351.
Suits, Special, 45c Ea.
Children's Full Taped Union Suits,
buttons in front, with drop seat;
suitable for boys or girls; white
only; sizes 2 to 12 years; low neck,
sleeveless and knee length, 45.
White Silk Lisle Hose
Special 35c Pair
Women's Silk Lisle Boot Hose,
plain lisle tops with wide hem,
double soles and hlgh-spllced heels, .
all sizes. Good wearing quality at
White Cotton Hose
Special 25c Pair
Women's White Cotton Hose, dou
ble heels and toes, ribbed or wide
hem top, good medium weterht. all
sizes. Specially priced at 25d pair.
Artificial Silk Boot
Special 65c Pair
Women's artificial Silk Boot Hose,
double soles, high eplioed heels and
lisle tops, plain white with blaok
stenciled fancy stripes, all sizes,
Children's Fine Hose
Special 25c Pair
Children's Fine Ribbed Cotton
Hose, white or black, double heels
and toes, very elastic, all sizes S to
9a. Extra value at 25.
Sped a I Announcement
In connection with our great expansion we are adding a Jewelry
department to our ever increasing business, a feature, we hope,
will appeal to the great buying public of this city. This depart
ment shows all the latest in novelties and, creations in Bracelet
Watches, Brooches, Rings, Lockets, Scarf Pins, Cuff Links in
fact, everything in the line of Jewelry at prices that will surely
appeal to the most careful buyers. A visit to this department
will give us pleasure and convince you that our assistant, who is
well experienced in this line, has spared no pains in selecting
these articles we are offering for your inspection.
take advantage of
values we are of
fering this week.
(See window display).'
9 A. M. to
9 A. M. to
8 P. M.
We Deliver to All Parts of City New Location, Dekum Bldg., Third and Washington Sts.
THE STORE THAT SAVES YOU MONEY "THE BIG CASH STORE"
Entrances 266 Washington St. and 125 Third St.
38-ln. Curtain Scrims
In white, cream and
ecru, with ftior
cheap at Sua today.
Don't fall to tsks
advantage of this
BADGER GAME RECALLED
MBS. PARMEMA TTLBR ASKS
RECOVER. FROM LAWTEB S.
Attorneys George Arthur Hall an
Joha IT. Slevers Defendants In
Action (er 131,800.
Mrs. Psrmelia Tyler, aged mother of
William Tyler, "badgrer g;aroe" victim,
is plaintiff in a suit filed yesterday
ag-atnst Attorneys Georgre Arthur Hall
and John N. Slevers, and Harry I Hen
derson, for recovery of $21,800, which
she alleged they - procured from her
through fraudulent representations.
The filintr of the suit is an aftermath
of the alleged "badger game," by which
Harry X Henderson and Ethel Hender
son mulcted Mrs. Tyler and her son
out of mora than 20.009. The two at
torneys named In the suit filed yester
day were Involved In the other case.
Hall as counsel ror the Tylers and
Slevers as attorney for the Hendersons.
William Tyler, bod of the plaintiff,
and Ethel Henderson were arrested on
January U. this year, for an alleged
statutory offense. Two days after their
arrest. Harry I Henderson, reputed
husband of the woman, put ir an ap
pearance and filed a $100,004 alienation
of affection suit against Mrs. Farmella
Tyler and William Tyler. . During ne
gotiations over this suit, Mrs. Tyler
settled out of court for $20,000. She
now charges that the two attorneys.
HaU and Slevers. connived to defraud
her out of her money. Henderson, she
says, was also In this alleged plot.
The Oregon Bar Association, follow
ing a rigid investigation, recently voted
to file disbarment proceedings in the
Supreme Court a-gainst George Arthur
Hall. Action in the case of Attorney
Slevers was deferred pending further
investigation. It is understood that
the association exonerated him from
ajur wrongdoing. 1
!2 BUILDINGS PLANNED
RED CROSS TO ISCHEASB FACILI,
TIES AT VAST COWER BARRACKS.
Percy A. Smith, of Portland. Recently
Appointed Field Director (or Great
est Mother in the World.
Supplementing the work of the Army
as an active agency of the War De
partment, plana of the American Red
Cross contemplate the erection of an
administration building and convales
cent house at Vancouver Barracks, con
struction to begin at onoe. The build
ing will be typical of the 44 others in
the great camps and cantonments of
the United States Army, which "the
greatest mother la the world" has built
to help disabled soldiers and sailors
back to health and usefulness.
In these homes established by the
American Red Cross, the men returned
from France with sears gloriously won
or recruits who have suffered acci
dents or sickness, find recreation and
rest in an atmosphere free from an
suggestion of illness. On upper floors
are provided comfortable rooms for the
accommodation of mothers or relative.)
summoned to the post by news that -'their
men in uniform may not be able
to "carry on" much longer. Thus, they,
are enabled to spend their entire time,
within call of the bedside, without ne
cessity of concealing their anxiety In
the presence of strangers at a hotel.
Percy A. Smith, of Portland, has re
cently been appointed field director of
the American Red Cross, for the Spruce
Production Division, with the assimilat
ed rank of Major. Field Director
Smith is stationed at Vancouver Bar
racks, quarters 144A. officers' row, from
which point the machinery of the Cams
Service Bureau will be directed.