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THE OREGON DAILY JOURNAL, PORTLAND. FRIDAY SVBNING, DECEMBER 9, 19QL
MISS RIVES GLAD TO
BE BACK WITH US
Saturday We Sold Over One Hundred Men's
HAND IN REPORT
Suits at $12.50
Two Art Made, but They Will
Agree on Main Facts of
WILL NOT BE PUBLISHED
The reason we are selling so many suits it that we
are going to reduce our immense stock of clothing as
much as possible, and until January 1st we will sell the
pick and choice without reserve of ANY SUIT IN OUR
STORE FOR ONLY
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Miss Hallie Erminie Rives'
Portland la entertaining today a no
less distinguished personage than Miss
Hallle Erminie Rivoa, the authoreas. She
:4a visiting the western half of the
United States to obtain "atmosphere"
for a new romance which she haa Just
begun - a modern lova story of western
life. Most of this atmospheric element
Miss Riven hopea to obtain In Butte.
Portland. San Francis, and Las An
geles, which cities she will visit before
returning to her home in Virginia.
Mlaa Rivea, when seen at the Port
land hotel, would aay nothing more than
la given about concerning bar new work,
except that her hero will be clean ahaven
and her heroine will have a sweet name.
The young authoress attracted much,
attention in the parlors and corridors
of the hotel. She was wearing a king
blue Paquln coat trimmed with chin
chilla and a black picture hat, which
women called "a dream." They are pro
ducts of Paris obtained during her re
cent tour of the continent. Miss Rives
haa blue eyes, light brown hair and
rather thin features. Her voice la pleas
ing and her conversation charming, oqly
he will Insist upon interviewing you
and avoiding. In a very amiable way,
questions put to her. She waa raised
between Kentucky and Virginia, that is,
aha was born in the Blue Graaa state,
but haa spent most of her yeara In old
Virginia's green fields.
She ia a cousin of Amelia Rtvea-Cnan-fller-Trou
Aa close followers of current litera
ture will remember, Mlaa Rivea wrote
her first book, "Smoking Flax," when
abe waa a girl of 16 years. It waa a
southern love story primarily, and a
treatlae on lynching from the southern
HUNT MAY BE PUT
ON THE GRIDDLE
Executive Board Desires to Know
Why He Arrogates Powers of
REFUSES TO OBEY ORDERS
Set Free Nine Vagrants This
Morning and Is Working
Chief of Police Hunt's persistent de
fiance of the order of Mayor Williams
to furnish men for the rockplle la to be
taken up this afternoon at tha meeting
of tha executive board. The head of
tha department la expected to be called
before tba board to explain why he In
sists on holding a "kangaroo court" ov
ary morning and discharging prisoners
over whom he haa no jurisdiction.
Police fudge Hogue called on Mayor
Williams yesterday and informed him
that the guards sent by City Engineer
Elliott after men for the rockplle hau
been held half an hour after the time
that Chief Hunt had been instructed to
have tbem ready, and that only three
men were furnished. The mayor, It is
aald. spoke personally to a member of
the executive board, who asserts that
be will have an lnveatlgatlon nude.
Sitting aa "kangaroo Judge," the chief
Of police discharged 11 men from cus
tody yesterday, and had them escorted
across tha brldga to the railway tracks
and ordered to leave the city. This
morning he ordered to the rockplle the
same three men that were sent yester
day, and turned nine vagrants loose.
Eight "common drunks" were also dis
charged from custody by the chief.
An InveatlgaUon made by Judge
Hogue ahowed that Chief Hunt la hold
lag four men serving 90-day aentenoex,
and ona serving SO days, instead of
oendlng them to the rockplle. They are:
Fred Kenner, sentenced to VO days;
John Coleman, 10 dais, and John Ho
gan, 10 days, all sentenced November
10; William Wrann, 0 days, December
1; Sam Turnbull, 30 daya. November It.
The excuse given by Chief Hunt for
holding these men et the jail la that
they are employed around the jail aa
are cured by
tmttnM by tht UtMctX Prolintom.
By destroying ferms, they as
sist nature to accomplish a cure.
Send thirty-five cents to jay ex
preaaaftr on Frew Trial Bottles.
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Driving Her Racing Ostrich.
er's standpoint thereafter. It created
somewhat of a sensation and publishers
were eager for her second work, "Aa
the Heart Panteth." Since that time
her "Hearta Courageous" and 'Tfie
Castaway" have kept her in the public
eye. One baa been dramatised and the
last named is now being prepared for
"Several chapters of my second book,"
said Miss Rives, "were written here In
Portland six yeara ago. while I was
visiting-Elisabeth CAdwell, who Is now.
by the way, In Boston. I have not
vlaited the coaat ainoe, in truth, I have
never been In California, And now, hav
ing 'done' Europe. I think it la about
time to see my own country. I want to
get some western 'atmosphere' for my
new work and have, up to this time,
been quite successful. Here I Intend
to remain for several days, for there la
a certain Indescribable charm about
Portland which I dislike getting away
from, although the last time I waa here
I waa not of sufficient Importance to?
be asked how long I would remain, from
whence I came or whither I was going.
The photograph, taken on a Virginia
stock farm, showa Miss Rives In a rub
ber tired sulky, behind Black Diamond
the famous trotting ostrich, said to be
the faatest of his kind in the world. He
la a veritable giant, standing nine feet
four lnchea from crown to heel. Ha la
frequently matched at even stakes
agalnat running homes. Black Diamond
Is sometimes vicious and at - all times
difficult to control even by a man. Miss
Rivea has the reputation of being a dar
ing horsewoman In a state where all
women ride and the element of danger
doubtless lends aplce to tha operation
and adda to her lova of ostrich driving.
GRAND JURY ASKS
JUDGE FOR LIGHT
Investigating Tanner Creek
Sewer, It Desires Information
on Law of Contracts.
REPORT ON CASE WILL
BE MADE VERY SOON
Will Condemn Work and Censure
Contractor, but Probably Will
Not Incriminate Anyone.
A John Doe case was submitted to
Judge Oeorge of the circuit court thla
morning by the grand Jury asking for
an opinion on a certain point of law.
John Doe waa a oon tractor and had
failed to comply with tha provlslona
of a contract Into which ha had en
tered with tha city, and certain legal
phaaea of the violation of the contract
were not understood by members or me
Jury. Consequently the question waa
presented to Judge George lor an
It la nreaumed by those interested in
the affair that the John Doe case la that
of Contractor Rlner. and that tha point
of law on which the Jury wanta enlight
enment Is In connection with the Tanner
creek aewer. A report from tha grand
Jury containing the results of Its ln
veatlgatlon of the sewer scandal may be
expected at any time and is likely to be
submitted thla afternoon.
It la stated that tha report will con
demn the work that haa been done on
the aewer and censure the contractor,
but will not be of an Incriminating na
ture. Of all the witnesses who have
been examined by the Jury, It is said,
none has been willing to swear to the
charges that would result in any In
dictment. It Is also stated that when Mayor
Williams was preparing the list of the
committee to Investigate the sewer, he
was requested by the Jury to appoint
an engineer they would designate. Ha
replied that h would comply with their
request provided the engineer could1
"qualify" and his appointment was not
made for political motives. The mayor's
ruling In regard to "qualifications" pre
vented the appointment of the englneor
selected by tha grand Jury, and John M.
A. Laue, one of the Jurors, was made a
member of the committee Instead. The
result of his Investigations with the
committee will be included In the Jury's
ESTACADA WANTS TO
An election waa held at Batacada yes
terday and the following were chosen
ss the officers whose names will go
upon the papers to be presented to tha
legislature asking power to Incorporate:
Mayor, J. W. Reed; recorder. John B.
Howland; couneilmen, ('. V. Howe, B. O.
Hoswcii. w F. Cary and Kd Oblander.
The town will be divided Into five wards.
SOLO MO BT WILL MOT GIVE BOtCDB
T'ntll the grand Jury, which Is now
Investigating the case, returns an In
dictment. Nate Solomon, arrested yes
terday for conducting a poolroom, will
be allowed to go without giving bonds.
I'nder Sheriff Morden was before tha
grand Jury today with the evidence,
which he collected prior to the raiding
of the Portland club. The sheriff claims
that betting on tba races was conducted
by means of handbooks.
R. B. Lamson and N. A. King, the
property-owners appointed by Mayor
Williams to investigate the Tanner
creek sewer, handed their report to
Mayor Williams at 1:30 o'clock this
afternoon. A few minutes later capl.
W. W. Ooodrlch and uabrlel Wlngate,
tha civil engineers appointed as experts
to investigate the construction of the
drain, handed their report to Mayor
The property-owners desired that the
reports should be submitted togemer,
but thta tha engineers refused to do.
They said that aa professional men they
could not confer In sucn an investiga
tion with non-professional men.
"So far as our report goes, I do not
think It will differ greatly from the re
port of the engineers." said Mr. Lam
son. Mayor Williams would not give tha
reports for publication. lie siaica mm
he dealred to look them over before he
made them public.
It is the general opinion that the re
ports will be a groat aurpriaa to tha
public. It la aald that they state that
Hie sewer is not In aucb bad condition
as waa shown by the former report.
Mayor Williams gave K. M. Miner &
Son, the contractors, permission to go
into the sewer and repair tha holes
which had been made by the axperts.
Water la flowing' through them, and It
is feared that if the holes are not
fixed the water may waah out the earth
and cause the sewer to cave.
TWO PRESIDENTS FOR
HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS
There are two presldenta of the senior
class, of the high school as the result
of an election held yesterday by the
boys, who refused to abide by the de
cision of the majority on Wednesday.
At that time Miss Sarah Rogers was
elected by an overwhelming majority,
much to the surprise of the boys of
the class, who had prepared a elata.
Yesterday some of them assembled
and decided to bolf the ticket and elect
another act of officers. Lane Ooodell.
who was defeated by Miss Rogers, was
offered the presidency of the bolters,
but refused the crown. Accordingly he
waa made secretary. Otto Ott waa
made president; Harry Cason. vice-president;
Horace McCoy, treaaurer, and Mlln
"I have dune nothing yet," aald
Principal Davis, "and hava not decided
what ateps will be taken. We have
had similar experiences many tlmea be
fore and they have always been settled
without much trouble. The present
difficulty. If any difficulty really ex-J
lets, will end In the same way, i am
chum im little nr .in 111-feellna- among
the atiKients and the majority regret
that aome of the boys were hasty enough
to hold another election. Many think
it waa done more aa a Joke than any
POOR ROADS ARE A
"Though our state la rich In moat
every product known to man," said Pres
ident J. II. Scott, of the uregon uooa
Roads association, "we are, aa haa been
declared by the chamber of commerce
of the state of New York, 'handicapped
In all the markets of the world by the
enormous waate of labor In the primary
transportation of its products.' The
National Board of Trade naa said mat
this country la "poverty stricken In tha
midst of Its rlchea by reason of lta bad
roads.' Tha tax of bad roads will be
come harder to boar aa the people of the
country aro brought Into closer compe
tition with cheap labor and products of
the more Isolated agricultural countries,
and by the continued increase of trans
portation by rail and water."
Mr. Scott believes that Portland, with
her many automobiles and driving clubs,
should show more Interest in a prac
tical way that will got results in the per
manent Improvement of the highways.
A large and Influential good roads asso
ciation ahould be started and maintained
In Portland, he said, to work continu
ally for the Intelligent Improvement of
roads not only In Multnomah county, but
in all parts of the state.
TELEGRAPHERS ON C. P.
RAILWAY MAY STRIKE
(Special Dltpatch to The Journal.)
New Westminster, B. C, Doc. . Ad
vices received here state that the com
mittee of the Order of Railway Teleg
raphers, which haa been in session for
the past seven weeks at Montreal, has
presented an ultimatum to Vlca Presi
dent McNIcholl, of the Canadian Pacific
railway, relative to a change of the
schedule of the company's operators
both as to wages and length of hours.
As the situation now stands, a big
strike Is threatened, which, if It occurs,
will Involve more than 700 operatora on
tha Canadian Pacific system alone. In
event of this aetlon not having the de
sired effect, It is said that other roads.
Including the Great Northern and North
ern Pacific, will be drawn into the trou
ble. BELIEVE THE CANADIANS
SHOULD PAY GARRISONS
(Special Dispatch to Tse soarnal.)
Victoria. B. C. Dec. . The trand of
affairs with regard to the defense of
Canada is shown by editorial newa and
utterances of the Toronto Globe. Pre
mier La.urier'e organ, which this morn
ing advocates replacing the Imperial
garrisons at Esquimau and Halifax with
Tha Olobe says that Canada, which Is
assessed only 10 cents a head for de
fense, cannot ask British taxpayers who
are already overburdened to bear this
cost and retain their national self
respect. The whole utterance Is most
significant, and Is regarded as a fore
cast of coming events.
Do You Need a Home?
We hare bean the builders of more
than 100 beautiful homes during the
last three years, and In our position are
able to give you tha finest real estate
throughout the city. Wa alao furnish
the money to build as elegant homo on
the easiest monthly rnvmente possible
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eDlU.UU price $15.00.
1 1 AA for aU Coats, regular
4)1 leUU price $16.00.
1 1 B A for 011 Coats, regular
sPlaW.OU price $17.50.
We believe we show as large a variety and the most select stock of high-grade coats of any
store in the city.
Brownsville Woolen Mill I tore
Third and Stark Sts., Opp. Chamber of Commerce
HER HUSBAND CUT
HER THROAT, SHE SAID
And on Showing the Scars Mrs.
Rosa May Jennings Got
TM your husband ever abuaa your'
Taa, he cut my throat."
"Can you show tha mark to tha
"Indeed I can," answered Rosa Hay
Jennings, as she faced the court and
raised har chin to show the soar.
Married af the age Of IS years. Rosa
May Jennings, upon reaohlng her ma
jority asked the court to annul the mar
riage. Hhe formerly lived at Roseburg
where she was employed as a stenog
rapher. She says that her husband, Wil
liam Jennings, a traveling man of Ft.
Scott, Kan., whipped her repeatedly, cut
her ..throat and deserted her two months
before her baby was born, leaving her
without money, ahe was fornsd to go to
tha city hospital. The court granted
the decree annulling the marriage.
Alice Clark was granted a divorce
from R. K. Clark, who Is now serving
a sentence of five years In the state
penitentiary for horse stealing, having
THE PAIMLZS DENTIST.'
ASmile of Satisfaction
I hsre spent a great many thoomml
dollar. In furnUhlnc ana ..(nipping nr
ofnr with all tba DMdern tuola and In
tniNi.nl. fur doing tba work In tba beat
mannar poaalnle. I bare tba larxr.t
practice of any deatlat In th. atata
(haTlnf done many thousand dollar,
worth of Imalncaa In tba jaars I hava
beea engaged In tba bvalnaaa), and can
abow mora names (on W7 booka) of tba
rich and InHuantlal peopla of Portland
than an? olbar dentist.
Having tba advantage of bctt.r
thjnga to work with, and ba.tnf morn
practice, buying my mat. rial la large
quantlttoa. paring caab for tt. and do
ing atrlctlr a esab bualnesa, t can
give roa battar work than yen can
get enewbara for laaa money.
Wa do all klnda of porcelain and gold
work. We ara prepared to do anr of tha
finer elaaaea of work, sad do It la an eh
a manner tbat It will be an parlor to any
work dona elaewhere.
CONSULT ATT ON FRET.
Oflce Keurs I a. m. to 8 p. m. Zvea
Inga 7 .SO to I SO o'clock. Sundaya
a. m. to 1 p. m.
Dr. B. E. Wright's
'. WASHINGTON ST . COR 7TH.
af&oa Stoualoff bldg.. salaaa. Or.
HIOH 0S.ADE WORK SMALL PRICES
1st we will make a reduction on all Overcoats and
been sentenced from Harney county No
vember 10. ltot.
Jane I, Oragg waa granted a divorce
from Iarlel a Oragg on tha grounds or
desertion and was allowed to resume
her former name of Jane I. McDonald.
After 28 yeara of married life Walp
M. O'DoneJd waa today granted a rn
voroa from W. H. O'Oonald on the
grounds of desertion, he having left
her In Ufa, Srie wt i aiiowea to re
sume her maiden nr me of Walp M.
MUKDEN IS THE NEXT
(Continued from Page One.)
Forty leaders and ministers discussed
the wsr budget today. It Is probable a
new loan will be floated to meet the
deficit. The proposed Increase In taxea
Is not meeting with popular approval.
Besides Sinking Ships, Many SalUUsaja
Q really Damaged.
(Journal Special Barrier )
London. Dec. I. Baron Hayashl, the
Japanese minister, has received the fol
lowing report of the fighting at Port
"Thursday evening the Russian
cruiser Pallada, after taking fire, heeled
to port with her stern down. Kleven
shots told on the gunboat Cillk. and the
cruiser Bayan took fire at 11:10 o'clock
and Is still ablase at 4 o'clock thla
afternoon. The Ruaslan transport Amur
was hit In the stern 14 times and sunk.
Many of ths shots greatly damaged
other bulldlnga and arsenals."
TAILBD TO AFFCAL.
I Journal Special Service
St. Petersburg, Dee. 9. The Amerl-
who hud cargo rights In the
steamer Arabia, due to thetr delay lh
presenting claims before the appeal
court here, permitted their cases to go
by default. Tha United Btatea alao, and
for the same reasons, failed to bring Its
questions of contraband. Involving rail
way material, before the court, thus
leaving that feature without decision.
Rfforts ara being dlacussed for a re
opening of the case on the ground tbat
the delay was not due to official negli
gence, but that the distance precluded
the proper compilation and preaentatlon
of American claims In due time.
(Journal Special Service.)
Manchester, Dec. t. Tha Manchester
Dispatch learna that the Sultan haa
assured Oreat Britain that Turkey will
adhere to the treaty of Paris and pre
vent tha passage of the Dardanelles by
the Russian Black Sea fleet.
SZaTarn to gov.
1 Journal Special Service.)
Philadelphia, Pa, Dec. . At the
Union League club tonight Judge R.
Ambler Armstrong of Camden will give
a dinner 'In honor of Governor -elect
Stokes. In addition to the governor
elect tha guests will Include a number
of men prominent in the political affaire
of New Jersey.
(Special Dlapatrh to The Journal )
Corvallla Or., Dae. 9. Aftar 14 years
In the harness buslnasa In Corvallls, J.
M. Cameron Is closing a deal today to
sell his shop to J, m. Wlnegar. The
future plana of Cameron ara Indefinite.
Every suit is of this season's manufacture, and is
made from the highest class of our pure wool doth, and
sell regular and are worth $15.00, $16.50, $18.00, $20.00,
$22.50, $25.00 and a few up to $30.00.
for all Coats, regular
for all Coats, regular
all Coats, regular
But quality is as essential for Christmas presents as if peo
ple were buying for themselves. Our stock is complete and
assortment extensive in all lines of Druggists' Sundries and
Special Holiday Articles.
We Mark the Name in Gold FREE.
LADIES' POCKETBOOKS , 50e up to 5.00
GENTLEMEN'S PURSES 25a up to $3.50
GENTLEMEN'S BILL BOOKS 50 up to 96.00
LADIES' HAND BAGS 9 1.00 up to $ 9.00
GEM SAFETY RAZORS.
Sold Under Guarantee.
Parker's Lucky Cure Pens. . 91.50 up to 95.00
A. A. Waterman's Self-Filling Pens. .. 91.50 up to 95.00
151 .Third Street
WERELIN LAUGHS AT
City Treasurer J. K Werlein la still
defying the civil service commission.
Although tha commission Informed Mr.
Weslaln yesterday afternoon that J. S.
P. Cope land, tha olark In tha office,
would not he allowed ta draw aay pay
Cravenettes, as follows:
for all Coats, regular
for all Coats, regular
for all Coats, regular
.$2.00 up to 15.00
.91.00 up to 92.50
for his service., the man Is still nt
bis post and Mr. Werlein asserts that
ha win retain him.
Tha commission decided that It had
r.o authority tr take drastic measures
against 'Warleln. Its power extended
only so far aa holding tha eaamlnatlon-t
for positions, cetiifylng the names of
ellgtblag to tha different department,
and checking off tha payroll at tha end
of each month for ths city auditor.
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