The Sunday Oregonian. (Portland, Ore.) 1881-current, September 21, 1919, Section One, Page 20, Image 20

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    TIIE SUNDAY OltEG ONI AN, PORTLAND, SEPTEMBER 31, 1919.
SCENES AT CLARKE COUNTY, WASH., PRUNE FESTIVAL.
Fay I Presents Prizes at Big
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I VANCOUVER, Wash., Sept. 20. (Spe
cfal.) When Vancouver's first royal
prune harvest festival closed at mid
night in a blaze of glory, it was an as
sured fact that this great celebration
will become an annual event, being en
larged and improved from year to year.
The Prunarians, responsible for the fes
tival, have been widely congratulated.
iThe festival was a success in every
reupeet. Even the weather worked
overtime in making the festival pleas
aftt. The affair represeniad the work
of 4 8 Prunarians. A few months ago
JW. Shaw, postmaster, Kobert E. Dun
bar and M. S. Cohen, merchants, casu
ally met and talked about organizing
a. marching club to boost Vancouver. A
meeting was called and the result was
the Prunarians. The uniforms worn
were woven in Clarke county from wool
grown on sheep browsing on Clarke
county grass. Mr. Shaw was elected
president, Mr. Dunbar secretary, W. S.
Jjliort treasurer and Rufus Detrick vice
president. Queen's Reign Ends.
'M. S. Cohen, a member, was appointed
executive chairman of the committee
t( put on the Prune Harvest Festival,
and he acted as lord chamberlain to
Queen Fay. whose reign ended at mid
night tonight. Clement Scott was an
aotive worker.
,The coming of five torpedo-boat de
stroyers to stay until the festival added
Interest to the occasion and the "gobs"
4 board entered enthusiastically into
the festivities. The Salvation Army,
the Knights of Columbus and the War
Camp Community Service helped to en
entertain the visiting sailors, providing
free eats, drinks, smokes, music and
dances. The Knights of Columbus was
host on a. trip over the Columbia high
way. The automobiles were furnished
by Vancouver citizens.
Officers Guests at Ball.
The officers were entertained at a
ep'ecial ball last night in the War Camp
Community Service clubrooms, and
dances were held three nights at the
Knights of Columbus hut in Vancouver
Uarracks. There was also a free dance
oii Fifth street each night.
3."he final parade was held tonight
and the coming drive for $5000 for the
Salvation Army was featured by the
Prunarians, some of whom wore Sal
vation Army caps. Others played the
part of reformed drunkards, and other
work done by the Salvation Army was
represented. .Clement Scott was chair
man of the committee.
iThe city was never before decorated
Eci elaborately. Thousands of Japanese
lanterns were hung in arches at each
intersection on Main street from Fifth
tof Eleventh, and 500 fir trees, 10 feet
tall were placed in rows on both sides
o the line of march. Flags were placed
oH every telegraph pole and many mer
chants decorated their own buildings.
. Farm Displays Attractive.
In his speech to the citizens Mayor
Percival said he would introduce an
ordinance making it a misdemeanor
for any person within the city limits
to' criticise with malicious intent the
city of Vancouver, lie was loudly ap
plauded. The farmers and fruit growers of the
county added greatly to the success
of; the festival. The store windows
were very attractive. Most of the
merchants took out all goods from
their windows and put in grange, farm
and orchard displays.
The children's parade Friday after
Boon was a feature of the festival.
Queen Presents Prizes,
The following prizes were presented
by Queen Fay I, following the award
of the judges:
Best fancy costume Eleanor Peter, first:
Harriet Knapp, second; Clinton fleet, third.
Most original "President Wilson and
league of nations," first; prune girls, second.
Best school group Franklin school.
State school contest won by school for
deaf.
Campflre girls and scout groups Mrs.
Hendricksen's girls first; scout troop No. 3,
second.
Fancy groups Sunflower girls, first;
watermelon boys, second.
Doll and carriage, autumn leaf girls, first;
Betty Blurock, second.
Best wagon or other vehicle Del Monte
group, first; Winifred Swanson, second.
Coaster or tricycle Boy and girl with
pigs, first; wagon of kittens, second.
Clowns Charlie Chaplin, first; Bo-Peep,
second.
Best window display First, J. J. Padden,
$20; second, Cohen & Dietrick, $7.50; third,
Joseph Carter.
Best prune display, green First, Chester
Palmer, (20; second, Frank Russell. 10; third,
Mrs. Harry Walker, $o.
Best prune display, dried First. Fred
Erooker, f20; second, Mrs. F. Forbes, $10;
third, Frank Russell, $5.
Best apple display First, John Wilkinson,
$10; second, B. C. Chase, $7.50; third, M. E.
Roe, So.
Pear display First, C. B. Durbin, $1;
second, McKinney, $7.50.
Best peach display First, Mrs. Moore, $10;
Second, Fred Brooker, $7.50.
Best walnut display First. Mrs. R. Smith,
$7.50; second, B. C. Chase, $5.
Tallest stock of corn First, Huber &
Both, $2.
Best community exhibit First. Lake Shore
grange, cup; second, H. L. Caples, cup;
third. Hockinson Farm bureau, cup
General farm exhibit First, B. H. ICelson,
$20; second, Charles Brewer, $10; third,
louis James. $5.
Prize mole catcher1 Sam Zimmerman,
Rldgefield. $3.
Canning club First. Rldgefield; second,
Felida; third, Proebstel.
School canning First, Spencer; second,
Hockinson.
RETURNED SOLDIER HURT
Lewiston. Overseas Veteran Hurled
From Fire Truck. .
LEWISTOX. Idaho, Sept. 20 Spe
cial.) Ray Bethel, a soldier who ar
rived home from overseas service a
few days ago, was thrown from a fire
. truck and injured last night when the
truck was answering a false alarm.
P-ethel was on the side steps of the
truck and attempted to pass around to
the rear while the car was going at a
liitru rate of speed. He supported him
self by the ladders, and was thrown to
the street when one of the ladders gave
Way.
BeKiel suffered severe bruises and
ecratches around the head, shoulders
and arms, and his left foot was crushed.
The fire department has been called
out a number of times recently to
answer fa'se alarms, the sources of
Which have not been ascertained.
Glovcraakers to Form Cnion.
CENT R ALIA, Wash.. Sept. 20. (Spe
cial.) The glovemakers employed at
the Churchill glove factory in this city
will organize a union Monday, accord
ing to an announcement yesterday by
William Merriman and L. V Dixon,
local organizers for the American Fed
eration of Labor; Twenty applica
tions have been received for member
ship In the new union.
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ILLEGAL DISPOSAL OF XARCOT-
ICS CHARGED.
52 True Bills Returned by Grand
Jury; Three Men Accused of
Violating White Slave Act.
Indictments were returned .against
five Portland physicians yesterday by
the United States district grand Jury
on charges of dispensing narcotics in
violation of the Harrison act. Bench
warrants were issued for all, with di
rection that bail be fixed at $2000
each in four cases, and $2500 In the
other. The physicians indicted are R.
L. Gillespie, Mohawk building; H. F.
Fleckenstein, Medical building; Frank
C. Hart, 1093 Williams avenue; J. A.
Merriman, Rothchild building; and
James A. White, Clyde hotel. The
first named was indicted on nine
counts. Dr. Hart on ten counts, Dr.
Merriman on eight, and Dr. White on
nine.
In all. 52 true bills were returned
by the grand Jury, as well as three not
true bills and ten secret indictments.
Three indicted, charged with violation
of the Mann white slave act, are James
Watson, H. A. Hurlburt and H. H- Mc
intosh. Watson's bail was fixed at
$5000 and the others at $2500.
E. L. Wheeler, a former employe of
the Oregon-Washington railroad com
pany at Vader, was indicted on five
counts on a charge of misuse of the
transportation pass privilege. It is al
leged he brought "another woman to
Portland, representing that she was
his wife.
S. Van Nagell was Indicted on a
charge of forging a claim for damages
against a railroad company; Joseph E.
and Dorothy Riley on charges of coun
terfeiting and their bail fixed at $2500
each, and Isaac F. Bedell, formerly
assistant postmaster at Walton, Or.,
was indicted for obtaining funds from
the postoffice through manipulating
money orders. His mother was post
mistress at the time.
Sam D. Weldon, who was indicted
on a charge of impersonating a fed
eral officer, entered a plea of guilty
and was sentenced to serve "seven
days in Jail. William Chappelle was
indicted on a charge of destruction
of a rural mail box near Eugene.
Indictments were returned against
the following on charges of violating
internal revenue laws through opera
tion of stills: John Granberg, H. E.
Sackett, Henry Swan, Vernal Swan,
Charles S. Ross, Frank Smith, Louis
Salovlch, Glesor Yassilief, Barney Don
nelly, J. W. Elklns, Jar.es Wharton,
Claude Ranes, E. E. George, J. E. Bo
ber and Guy Lockhart.
Peter St. George was Indicted,
charged with the theft from a post
office; Frank Wilson with moonshin
ing; Dewey Obenchain with theft on
an Indian reservation; and J. II. Sales,
Mark Bublick, Patty Lynch, R. E. Long,
Krean Sargo and Joe Mihaljevich,
charged with operating whisky stills.
Lester M. Leland of the Leland Drug
cSmpany was among those indicted on
charges of disposing of narcotics.
Likewise were Tarry Troy, H. Spencer
and W. Louie, the latter a Chinese
resident of the city.
New Pastor at Hood River.
HOOD RIVER, Or., Sept. 20. (Spe
cial.) Rev. D. M. Helmick, ex-pastor
of the Methodist church at Wallace,
Ida., has arrived here to succeed Rev.
J. D. Lewellen as pastor of Asbury
Metnodist church. Mr. Lewellen has
been transferred to Coeur d'Alene. Mr.
Helmick will give his first sermon tomorrow.
PRISONED IS NERVY ONE
YOUTH SHOULD BE MOVIE
ACTOR, SAY OFFICERS.
Portland Couple Wed in Lewiston.
LEWISTON, Idaho, Sept. 20. (Spe
cial.) A marriage license was issued
here Thursday to Henrietta M. Stohler
and J. Wallace McTarnahan, both of
Portland.
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Youngster Jumps From Moving
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Sundry Other Stunts.
'HOOD RIVER. Or.'. Sept. 20. (Spe
cial.) Local officials say that John
Neser, a young man held on a charge
of robbing one of the Columbia river
highway camps between here and
Mosier and who is in the Cottage hos
pital here recovering from bullet
wounds and bruises sustained when
he jumped backward from a moving
train, ought to be a moving picture
actor.
The boy, who says he Is 16, and who
on recovery probably will be sent to
the state industrial school at Salem,
was captured at Pendleton. Constable
dinger was returning him here when
he leaped backwards from an O.-W.
R. & N. train going 20 miles an hour,
near The Dalles. AHhough Neser
landed in a pile of boulders, he im
mediately jumped up and scaled a 100-
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the officer shot him three times. One
shot entered an arm. and two others
penetrated the fleshy part of his hip.
Physicians say Neser will be suffi
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the hospital next week.
BANK DEPOSITS LEAP UP
Gain of 74 Per Cent In 15 Months
Recorded at Toppenish.
TOPPEXIPH. Wash.. Sept. 20. (Spe
cial.) A gain of 74 per cent In 15
months Is shown in the deposits of the
Central bank of Toppenifh. taken from
the last report made September 12.
From June 29. ISIS, to June 30. 1919.
the gain was 47 per cent. Deposits
since then have brnnp-ht th (ruin tin
to 74 per cent. September 12 the de
posits were I4S1.1 17 07, and on Sep
tember 12 deposits were (507. 63s. OS.
The capital stock is $50,000. II. M.
Gilbert is president: J. 1. Lauahlin.
vice-president: H. B. Miller, cashier,
and W. J. Schisel. assistant cashier.
Showing deposits in excess of $100.
000 in the first 40 days of Its exist-en-e.
the first report of the Buena
State bank of Buena. has been issued
by the officers The capital stock is
riven as $15,000, and the deposits
$113,781.12.
CROOK TO TALK HIGHWAYS
Meeting- Called to Consider Addi
tional $50,000 Bond Issue.
PRI NEVILLE, Or., Sept. 20. (Spe
cial.) A special meeting will be called
by Judkre Wallace at the court house
September 26 to discuss the county
rood builrtlncr pmnmm,, and n addi
tional bond issue of $Ti0.O0O for carry
ing on the work. The purpose of the
meetinjr is to obtain a ceneral view of
the hig-hway needs of every community
of the county, and to arrange the pro
gramme accordins'y.
From three to five years will be re
Quired to construct the county high
way s stem.
Hood River Soldier in New York.
HOOD RIVER. Or. Sept. 20. (Ppe
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ceievd a telcpram that her brother.
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returned from service in France and is
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who was called to the colors with the
12th company. Oregon coast artillery,
almost immediately after his gradua
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law school was transferred to the. quar
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