The Sunday Oregonian. (Portland, Ore.) 1881-current, January 05, 1919, Section One, Page 19, Image 19

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Y. M. & A. Secretary Tells of
Big Drive by Americans.
n H I A i n 3l it f II Ml 1
I - &mSmuMwME &IUMS
Ballet-Pierced Helmet, Picked Cp
ar Roosevelt's Crave, I
Exhibited In Citj.
After spending six months as a T.
IL C A. secretary In the Chateau
Thierry. Su Mlhlel and Argonne battle
fronts, being gassed and sent to a hos
pital tor, two weeks and undergoing a
wide range of experiences, K. J. Meyer
has return ! to Portland and has re
sumed his duties as a member of the
local secretarial staff in the service
Among the trophies which ha brought
back with him is a German helmet
alth a bullet hole. Indicating a sig
nificant happening, picked up near
i'ere-en-Tardenols. within a quarter of
a mil of the epot where they found
the last resting place of Lieutenant
Roosevelt. This helmet Mr. Meyer has
presented to H. W. Stone, general sec
retary of the Portland Association.
"After sampling German poison gas."
aid Mr. Meyer smilingly. "I decided
that about on doss was sufficient for
tne. I got my taste of It while working
in MaurleU on the Cha.eau Thierry
front. I did not have sufficient warn
ing of the attack and didn't get my gas
mtik on In time, so It sent me to the
hospital for two weeks, and sometimes
I can feel it yet. if I have a cold or
Mr. Meyer served with the Fourth
Division of the American Army, and
of their valor, skill and determination
in the face of danger and the living
bell of death be speaks in the fullest
sense of admiration and pride. Offi
cers and men alike, be declares, made
history of which, when it is disclosed
in all its remarkable features, will
ehow to the world the meet brilliant
feats ever performed In war.
In the Argonne front, when large
numbers of the boys of his division
were to go over the top. a total of
136.000 francs were left by them with
Mr. Meyer for safe keeping. He burl d
it. After an advance had been ordered
he thought for a time he would have
to co on without It, but. taking a Jit
Bey." he dashed op through the woods
and dug It up. To the boys who lived
through the battle he restored the vari
ous sums, and for those who fell he
eent it to their relatives or nearest
Denser of Farther Spread of Infln-
enia Past, Say Dean.
Jan. 4. (Special.) Preparations for
opening the University of Idaho Mon
day. January (. are complete. Moscow
has been placed under strict quarantine
for the last two weeks in order to wipe
out the last trace of influenza. Univer
sity authorities have been assured by
.the local health department that it will
be safe to open the university on sched
ule. Moscow quarantine is a protective
measure, and no recurrence of the epi
demic is feared.
Moscow High School opened Monday.
The lnfiuensa situation here is in fine
"Moscow is practically free from In
fluenza." aald Dean J. G. Eloridge Fri
day. "There is not the slightest occa
sion for uneasiness or hesitation on the
part of parents."
Special courses dealing with recon
struction topics have been arranged
and a large registration is expected.
Short courses in mining and forestry
will open the regular Winter quarter
on Monday.
Mount Angel Ban In Force.
MOUNT AXGEL. Or, Jan. 4. (Spe
cial.) The new year found the lid on
the Influenza epidemic at Mount Angel
tighter than ever. On Monday the City
Council passed an ordinance In the
emergency creating a health board.
The actions of the Mayor were ap
proved In placing a ban on all public
meetings excepting church services.
This Includes schools In the city, lodge
meetings, dances and moving picture
tneaters. and confectioneries are re
quired to close at 7 P. M. The Indl
vidual quarantine on the homes having
it also tieinr enforced.
riaeet tm the
V 12.00 upwards
There's an air of
warm comfort and congen
iality about Seattle's famoas
hotel. Music and dancing in
cafe every evening a popular hotel
your friends will be here. Rates to
suit the most modest purse. Club
breakfasts at moderate prices.
In San Francisco
Ceary Street Hut off Unloa Square
From Sl.isO a Day
Break-as. Jfe loncaOb JhwurUiM
Seuetrs. stream. JThc LXnaerulb
Mimlcpai car the direct to ooor. Motor
Baa meets principal trahw and riramm,
ft n crira
j " Sffllls .. ' JJj I
Opens Tomorrow 9 A. M. r jjj
K658 Black .kid Vamp,
choice of fawn, two shades of
gray clolh top, flexible sole,
leather LXV heel
$5.00 Reduced to
Am All-over black kid.
well sole, military heel, a splen
did Walking boot of excep
tional value,
$60 Reduced to
5033 Mens black calf Eng
lish lace, medium weight, sin
gle sole,
$8JS0 Reduced to
380 Washington Street
308 Washington Street
Sole Agent for Dr. A.
Reed Cushion Shoe
This sale is our Semi-Yearly effort a clear
ance of over 75 different styles. Many full and
complete lines included. Other lines are brok
en. -One glance at these values will convince
you that this sale is the greatest value-giver
in Portland. Men'swomen's children's shoes
1211 Sof black kid turn
oxford, wood covered LXV.
heel. Same in patent colt,
$6J0 Reduced to
5505 Mens brown kid but'
ton, gray k'td lop, English toe;
one of our newest and best,
$10.00 Reduced to
This sale is of interest to the men of Portland.
You can buy your Spring shoes NOW and save
money. Buy several pairs.
Portland Los Angeles San Francisco
Largest Retailer of Shoes West of Chicago
2214 Mahogany brown calf
oxford, welt sole, military heel,
$9.00 Reduced to
4643 Mens black vici
blucher, medium round toe,
broad comfortable heel,
$8J0 Reduced to
270 Washington Street
270 Morrison Street
Z2651 Black kid vamp, me
dium gray cravenelte lop, welt
sole, military heel,
$9.00 Reduced to
A67 Medium gray kid,
gray cravenelte clolh lop, welt
sole, military heel,
$7J0 Reduced to
H55A3 Mens brown calf
lace, grey kid lop, medium sole,
English toe,
$10.00 Reduced to
Agent for the Nettleton
Shoe for Men