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THE 'OREGON SUNDAY' JOURNAL PORTLAND, SUNDAY MORNING. NOVEMBER 5. 1833.
AUTO GOSSIP OF
FOR LOST CHILD
HOUU ARRESTED CHARGED
! Gasoline Famine Is Cause of j
Woe Among Chug'Buggy .
' ' Owners. " ;;"
The gasoline famine Is at an end and
th atitnlrta, which means' half the
town; ara nappy again. What unapeak-
able m lurry waa endured by tha drivere
t of the , chug buggies during tha week
because tha Btsndard OU' tanke were
empty! ; "' :t".r: v-"'---'--'
V.-' "ru never get -caught In that, aort
of a Tickle again," aald Chris. Dundee.
I'll buy my -oil hereafter. 84 gallons
' at a time, and when tha tanka are
empty again my -machine will be coin
Ing money and -the' other fellowa can't
"turn a wheel." ' '
i. If Bull Run river had -none dry, or
the. breweries all. ahut down, -there
couldn't ha. been morev consternation
m.i min.... than m-hn tha, a. I
vllne supply failed. "
More different makee of autoa
'ft.fcft,,Jf,aa. na thairaeta nr Parttoirff
than in any city of lta alsa in the
country. However, a few of the more
2 ""popular majcea largely predominate, aa
the Oldsmoblle, ' Arrow, Pope-Toledo
i and White. :
'' ; . The manager of tha Cook Motor Car
, company at Fifteen lb and Washington
streets la of the opinion that the num
ber of machine ia Portland will double
..'during -the next year.
. " The people are making money here
"... fast and many, of them are ordering
fine motor care to be delivered early
7-Irr-thiB Spring." said Mr. Cook. '"We
expect to aell several ,o00 machlnea
'( , within the' next few weeks. - A major
ity of the finer-heavier cars here now
coat ff.tOS. but motor enthusiasts are
t igolng in' for more powerful, speedier
, .machlnea, which coat-more money.":
Tha motor livery companies are buy-:
4 Ing heavier, mora expensive car, with
, , in. i fflui l mat ini moiur-riaing puouc
need not expect cheap farea.
The auto I
agencies report that the 10T model of
.the better makes vill be about 1 per
cent higher than the model of this year.
) A machine of the 'better grade that
', could be bought a year ago for SMOX
now costs about $3,860 at the factory. -The
sgencies are booking scores of
.orders for 10T cars. A few of tha more
(popular makes are refusing to book any
. more .orders forl 907. deliyery. while In
'some Instances the orders are being
taken with the clause, guaranteeing de
livery, left out . . - . .
It is a mistake, aald a popular, and
'well known chauffeur, 'to suppose that
because we ret $5 an hour for the hire
, of our machines, that we are getting J
rich, it coats, a lot of money to keep
a big' ear up, not less thsn $$00 per
month. We muat take la $10- a day to
meet the expense bills, and some days
"we don't do It, It Is no unusual thing
"for me to alt In my car all night and
"not get a call. Do1 you aee that big
machine over there on tha corner? It
' has been there all day. and hasn't taken
'in a cent. - Tha auto driver haa ups and
'downs Just like other people."
I Ivnll I Is Is I
BORN IN KENTUCKY
, J (Special Dtspatrk by Leased Wire te The JoeHuT)
t Paducah. Ky Nov. It. A remarkable
, .phenomenon, vouched for by several per
' aons who have keen It, la a colored babe
.... .' Just born at 1411 Clay atreet with tha
-. letters "V M plainly marked on lta
, Franklin and her horn haa been the
Mecca of auperatltloue and curious
niored -people sln-the child was hoTO"4'B--h hr'-,t0ryr brlck budlng. now
'- Those who .have seen It and believe in
1 sighs have been poring over dictionaries
-trying to find a combination of two
' words of which- tha birthmark might be
--the Initials that would convey some
t message to tha world. '
FERDINAND PRICE DIES .
; f OF AGE AND EXPOSURE
J rapeHal Slapetrh te The Joe real.)
MoMinnvllle, Or., Nov. 34. While
- driving home from here Friday evening
' ' Ferdinand Price dropped dead ' while
1 talking to the person with him. Price
.'was going to his home on Pearlne
ridge. Coroner Culver waa summoned
and decided death waa from old age and
exposure, sa Price waa clad In a thin
. coat. Aa tha .weather la at present very
, cold..: exposure Is without . doubt one
'cause. Price waa about ( years old.
Suffering for Year, and Bed-Ridden
.' From , Piles, a Masgachusettg
Man-It Cured by Pyramid
Pile Cure. , ' ; .
. Trial Package llaJled Tree te All Who
' fMnd Vame and Addrssa. v '.
"I tried the sample of your cure you
snnt to ma. I used it and then bought
' a 60o box,- The results, were Immedl-
ata and surprising to me.' I aaaure you,
' I had been to a doien of the best doc
" tors and paid much money to them
1 with no results- whatever.- I had this
ffllceiotor to years. 1 i-was-fn a -TbofH
, pltal ' for a long time, and I left It
i3h,ystcallyJroken down. I have been
so bad for month? KsrTTlrnr s"tob
j unable to walk. Having a friend who
, ' nasi vav J BVIUIIj S WBlsarkW
having . that experiment
' ;,J tried on me. I owe you a debt of grat
, Itude. I believe that piles would be
- , banished from- humanity and become
an unknown thing, were every one af-
-' fllctod with them to but spend from
ij $0c to $1.00 for Pyramid Pile Cure. Its
..speedy action also make It extremely
' it favorable for Impatient people. I am
- f yours sincerely, Ueorge II. Bartlett,
-r rMattapan, Mass.'" -"".-,
' : Jnstsnt relief can. be gotten by using
4' ' the marvelous pyramid Pile Cure. It
-ktmraedialely reduces all congeatlon. andj
. . jewelling, heals all sores, ulcers and
. Tha moment yon start to use tt your
. aurrenng anas snd the cure, of r, your J
, reo niseaae is in s4gntr
? Tha Pyrarold Pile Cure frequently
-renders a aurgltal operation vnneces
. aary. Don't subject yourself to this ex'
: cept as a very last resort
f The Pyramid File Cure Is put up in
vjtha farm at asy-to-ase." especially
- made uppoltortea. - They are aqpth
' Ing. painless, Jnstaat and certain.
A trial treatment ail be sent you
; at once by mail. In plain, sealed wrap
' Pr, without a cent of expense to you,
- . If yo send your name and address to
- . Pyramid Drug Co, 9 Pyramid Build
ing. Marshall Mich. ; ,
. After you recelva the sample, you
' ran get a regi)lar-sisa pteksge of Pyr
; a n Id pn Cure at yoeir druggist's for
- $e renta.-Dartt.he h,aaa't It. aend na the
soaaejr ani we will send H to jrou.-.
Poor Widowed Mother of Richard
Dell Is Still Searching
Na trace haa yet'been found of -Rich.
ard Dell, tha H-yar-old son of Mra. C.
Dell, who disappeared . mysteriously
about nine weeks- ago after having
kissed hta mother good-bye and atarted
for achool one morning. Though a poor
wlrinw. worklnr hard for a living. Mra
Dell la willing to glvs a reward and now
offera 110 for any information that will
lead to the discovery of the child.
"I am a poor woman," .aald Mra, Dell
last night, "but will give every cent I
have to anyone mho can tell me where
my little boy haa gone,. He ie all I
nava In the world and I muat And him.
I worked In the K. C--restaurant at
Fourth and Salmon atreeta and Richard
had hta breakfast there and klased me
good-bye, promising faithfully to go to
school tha morning he disappeared. That
Was the last 1 saw of him. Ha waa-aeen
that morning at 8:30 in company with a
woman at the comer of First and
Columbia streets." I have' Invoked the
Tald "or"the""? 6IT!8 " 'and-tw
but they hgj;feJaaan .enable In tin
- 1 - now I will give $10 for any
Information that will lead to bla re
covery. The amount Is email. 'but all I
have. .The police are doing nothing and
I have dried myself tired."
- The boy la described aa being tall lor
his age and of alendqtvbulld, haa auburn
hair and large brown eyes. He baa a
small face and -frecklea across the nose
and a email scar on one nostril. He was
dressed in a good dark blue suit, knee
pants, black stockings and a cap. His
shoes were well worn. .
Mrs. Dell lives at J7D14 Front atrect,
corner of Jefferson. , 1 ..
(Continued from Page One.)
But block 116 Is not the only gold
mine which the progress of the- north
west has created for Henry U Plttock.
His holdings for the nTbst part consist
of real, estate, much of It purchased at
a low price many yeara ago. It la a
significant fact that less than 7 per
cent of the multl-mllllonalre'a holdings
in Multnomah county, outside the Ore-goniun-Telegram
property, consist of
building Improvements. Ninety-three
per cent Is of the "unearned Increment"
Outside of the Oregonlan-Telegram
property Henry E. Tittock pays Mult
nomah county taxes on $45,025 worth
of red estate and $$2,360 worth- of
buildings. If the aaiesement and value
were the same proportion in tha case
of all theae properties aa in the case of
llttock would be a. million
aire, even if he owned no part or the
newspaper property and nothing outside
of Multnomah county. Tha fact is, be
sides owning a majority atock In - the
newspaper corporation, lie owna valu
able timber claims and a. paper mill at
La Camas, 'Washington: real estate In
many, outside counties In. Oregon, and
haa made heavy tnyeatments in Call-.
rw Oregonlaa Is
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J.. ' J.. t r. LZ .
dise, money, notes and accounts, at
The old Oregonian building, altuated
at Front and Stark atreeta, la still held
y the three partnera--Pittock. Harvey
I Scotland Oeo'g
It li lt
aessed for $60,400,
of,which $32,400 1s
occupied by a paper company
printing firm. -
Lota3 J and ' IV in block T Vara
owned by Plttoek' Individually. The
property ie located at Madison and
Front atreeta, the buildings being all
unsightly- affairs of a former
There la a one-atory dock, a two-
stable, a "snack ", (assessment
record) and a three-story brick origi
nally built for a dock, but later re
modeled Into a cheap rooming-house.
These four buildings are assessed at
only $6,400. The entire property la as
sessed at $4,400. -
Adjoining D. D. Prettyman's place at
Mount Tabor, Plttock holda 31 acres.
The property la within the city of
Portland, but la assessed for lqss than
$330 an acre. The full assessment is
$0,400, of- which $800 is on a house. :
.- Other IMttook Holding.
In Willamette addition the 'owner of
the Oregonian haa three lota assessed
at $335. In Abernathy addition he holds
31 lota In trust, tha aasessed value
Outside Portland Plttock owna. valu
ahl real estate, both within Multnomah
nAiini aiuf AtitalfiA nf if. ' Partlrulse '
reference la made here only to Mult
nomah county property. ,,'.
About one mile west of Claremont
tavern -on the Sprlngvllle toad tha mil
lionaire haa Wi acrca unincumbered by
building improvements. It Is assessed
for $2,400, or - only a little more than
$30 an acre. In tha earns vicinity he
holds a -fsrm In conjunction with George
L. Myers. It contains-160 acres and Is
the southwest quarter of section 14, aa
sessed st $3,300. Plttock and Myers
hold other valuable farming lands In
the county, notably, . $(0 acrea of sec
tion 33, township 1 north, range 1 weat,
assessed gt $17,700, of which $200 Is on
buildings. Asotner is so acres or sec
tion 36, same townahlp and range, as-
avvtaauws uaaha. "a .. .H.HU w
Plttock. ar ii I6JLQiX.
CALVE'S BLIND MAN
(Continued .from Page Ona):
and one time amateur champion of the
folia, . ,. .... ! ; .
. . This la not tha first time thai rumor
haa associated the names- of Mme.
Calve and Mr. Hlgglna. It has long
been known among bla friends that the
millionaire Was an ardent admirer' of
the"leauHfuTT)prBllfw:t'r. But far tha
past few years. he hss been regarded
aa a confirmed bachelor, lie la said
aie worth.-$300,oo0 and an early
but unsuccessful love affair, has often
been advanced aa an explanation of his
reserve,' which, of terl borders on melan
choly, and. his apparently, fixed determi
nation never to msrry. ' . -.
Mr. Hlvclns' wealth la Inrarelv in.-
herited frbm his father, who. wss a
esrpet wanufactOrer in New York. f
MINING STUDENTS TO 30
-' HOLIDAYING IN MINES
' 1 . ' ' ,' '
t,fWll fHswtHi te The Journst.)
Kugene. Or.,' Nov.' 24 During the
Christmas holidays. Professor A. C.
Terr el, head of the department of min
ing In the university, will lead a party
of the mining students, who will study
conditions in some of the. mines near
Grants Pass.. Hpelal attention will he
psid to actual ' work in , underground
urveylli and plaiting, -
Mix-lTp OccurTWhen It Is Dis
. covered Manager Cannot Be
" Released on Bail.
(Special Dispatch br Leased Wire toTHJoml)
Cincinnati. Nov. 24. Billy Nolan, tha
manager of Battling Nelson, waa ar
rested . today by city detectives and
taken to police headquarters, to face
Detective Duffy of Chicago,, who ar
rived In -the city thla morning with a
warrant charging Nolan with being a
fugitive, on the charge of embessle
ment. . Nolan -waa located In the office
of his attorney. When taken to polloe
headquarters, friends promptly appeared
40 furnish bonds, but they were sur
prised to learn that ha waa held on i
charge that did not admit of tha. pris
oners release - on ball.' There wss a
aourry then to reach hta attorneys. Not
fully comprehending the situation, his
lawyer appealed to . JVdga Splegal for
a writ of habeas oorpua. - It was grant
ed, to be returnable before' Judge Little
ford on Monday. Then Itewas discov
ered that Nolan would have to remain
tn-Jetl until Monday, as bond for his
iflpcarsffrw"- cotnertior- vn-vcemMt"
nniffl "'TT'llili InililTs ehstgai.ua nrul
ona trip to tne courts by his attorneys
and a strong plea before Judge Little
ford resulted In a change of tha time
for a return on the writ of habaaa oor-1
pua and Nolan waa taken to court at
once. . .
Tha trip from police headquarter to
the" courthouse waa made la a patrol
wagon. Judge Llttleford aet tha hab
eas corpus case for hearing on Decem
ber -8 and ordered Nolan released on
$(.000 bonds. Thla waa furnished by
Robert J. O'Brien, city councilman. -
Nolaa aaya he wHl resist removal to
Chicago to answer Rlckard'a charge of
embeiilement ' Detective Duffy haa
taken 'Steps to accomplish his mission
by employing an attorney to fight the
habeaa corpus proceedings.'
MILLIONAIRE OF ALASKA
(Continued from Page Ona.)
According to the law book, ha waa con
victed In 1S84. The supreme court re
port briefly states that , In that year
Barnett waa entrusted to carry to Can
ada for a business associate, George
DeWolfe, $1,000 Canadian rurrenoy. '
He informed DeWolfe. after maklna?
tha rlp, that he had been held up by
inciians, ana Jl.ooo Canadian money con
cealed in his saddle bags was stolen.
DeWolfe- beeama - auspicious, began
Investigation, and what he learned led
him to cause Harnett's arrest, accord
ing to the review of, the case In tha
Pacific Reporter. After returning to
Pendleton. Oregon. Barnett turned over
to tha' Wells-Kargo Kxpreaa ' company'
$2.000 . In Canadian money, to be con
veyed to tha Bank of British Columbia
Barnett wrote tha Portland bank that
he enoioeed $3,000 In Canadian money.
wnicn . tney- wanted to exchange for
United States money, and aaked that
a draft payable to him. on this First
National bank of Pendleton. Oregon, be
Barnett tha draft. - Then, according to
iss,1 oondd "
and convicted In
tha district court in Multnomah county.
' convicted and sentenced to
four yean' Imprisonment Barnett aD
Pld the case, but the decision of tha
MUPt ..,, hlm h. .,.h
tha penitentiary. Aftr; being con
fined for aomo time, his sentence was
commuted by Governor Pennoyer.
(Continued from Page One.) '
Johnson Is a resident of San Francisco
cook by-Toeation and as cook and
I steward baa rounded the world many
I times. - His harrowlna- exnerience in tha
. xrctlo ocean haa stilled forever In his
heaPt , tn, Anlr to see another day s
, ,.. H. d-cl.rM th. mmnt,., i.
Bailing. Ha declares the wander lusL
Inspired by the smell of tha aea air, la
dead, as dead aa tha four hapless fellows
who went to satiate the blood lust and
cowardice and fear of his former maater,
Kllnkenbarg. Let Johnson tell his storv:
"I shipped from Baa Francisco on the
schooner Charles Hanson In Msrch, U05,
for a whaling expedition In the Arctic
ocean. At Unalaska we were transferred
to the schooner .Olga, stationed there.
win ooais Deing owned by the sama
firm, Ueorge . Plummer 4k Co. of San
Shoots Chief Engineer.
" "On September 30 last year Paul D.
Jackson, chief engineer, was ahot by tha
captain. Two bullets were fired Into
Tilm from short range without motive.
For fear J ackaon - wou id -recover, -he
made several attempta to rpin him.
and failing crept up on him w:
rifle..- . , ; - - ' -' 1 "
"I aaw him sneaking aft with hla
rifle, a minute later I heard a rifle
ahot and aaw- the captain coming out
of the cabin. Without watting for any
question from me he said, his face In a
terrible smile, 'I - went down and de
manded hla guns and he raised up in
Kls bunk snd reached for his rifle and
I had to kill him In self-defense
"Fear, now, of those who knew of
the tragedy took hold of the murderer,
and the disposition of two others came
shortly afterward. The captain, the
assistant engineer, Walters, Herman, a
foremast hand, and a native, went out
hunting on November 7. On tha 18th
the captain and a native returned about
for the engineer and Herman. I told
him they had not been back since they
left with him." They were never seen
again. . . .. .
Another Is Tlotlm. .
. ."Three were gone but still tha captain
was afraid. He aemed to else up every
fellow aa the ona that might tell or
waa aver on. the lookout to-dispose of
some member of tha crew, hoping In the
end that all would go aa easy as tha
two he aent out to aea on a cake of Ice.
' "Frank Mitchell,' a aallor, froze, hla
feet. Tha. captain chained him to the
forecastle and gave him poison. We
found hlm'dead.TwTiirf-lig hd-pen
chained or JO days.
"Before any of us realised what was
happening Kllnkenberg went to the
Kngllah authorltlea and told how he
had killed Jackson In self-defense. One
sftsr the other wa were taken before
the officer there and tha boys were
afraid to open their mouths.- The cap
tain had even had some"ofTKehaj'g
on the quiet sign papers to the effect
that ha had killed the engineer In self
defense. -They were afraid ha would
kill them when ha got them out on the
sea again If they told tha truth.
"Then I wasj marooned with etwo
others, but managed to escape."
' ' Miserably, Clad. , ; t
'rtTeward Oeorge Johnson Is mlsershly
clad, a pair nf great mutlucka encasing
his feet. All of his clothing .and pm
sonal effects were i left aboard .the
Charles Hanson,' when the master of
the vessel did Ih Incredible set of ma-
running the three net men on the bleak
Siberian f coast, jsfter hs had given
then permission than m half hour
All the newest and latest designs of this season's creations exactly aa shown in
come to inspect it. Just the outfit for young "couples starting housekeeping. The price
-within the reach of alL
' ' Here is a List of what
this outfit comprises. Read
' it carefully and you'll ap
preciate the ..importance
' of this offer; " .
B d r o o m Iron beds
woven wire spring mat-r
lresi; "aWssefT tablc",-TOck-.-r
or. and. oaa-gxQjjyopl fttg.
imnc Koom a i d e -
board, 6-foot extension '
- table, 4 dining xhaira and
one 9x9 all-wool rug:, 50
piece dinner set consist- ' ,
ing of 6 cups. 6 saucers, 6
seven-inch plates, 6 soup
Elates, 6 fruit dishes, 6 '
utter dishes, 1 bread
plate, 1 covered vegetable"
. dish, 1 gravy j boat, 1 .-' . "
: pickle dish, 6 pie' plates
and 4 vegetable dishes. -
- Kitchen Cook stove, ; '..
kitchen table, chair, -r
You will find it
stove. We have just
Air-Tight Heater,, sheet lined, with ;
Inside- draft; a very quick heater,
and a very low '
before-to leave tha ship. Tha three
men- are being -cared -for temporarily
fcy4he- local aamen'aaisociationJ.Tlie
Hanson has not been reported aa ar
riving .-aU-FrlBxav.whe.re; .she la now due.
RACING AUTd PLOWS '
X- THROUGH DENSE CROWD
. .. . I ! i
tgpeelal Dlspttrk hr teased Wire te Th foams!)
Philadelphia, Nov. H Eight spectators
were Injnred, several sertoualr. and Phil
Kirk, (an -auto raeert slightly, and Ed
Barrett, his machinist, waa badly hurt.
when they lost control ot tns eo-norse-
power Appetson machine which Kirk
waa driving In tha 60-mlle race at Point
Breese race . track this evening. The
machine swerved while going at a f.irfu!
speed. It swung at right angles and ran
directly for tha fence, behind which were
banaved hundreds of spectators whtchlng
the race. The auto tore through, the
fence as though It were paper. A ditch
separated it from-the crowd,-but It
plunged across withmtf slacking, mowing
down the people, anArnntlnurU several
yarOa before brwujht to a stun.
SPLCIAL TERMS : . $10.00 DOWNi $2.50 A WELK .
to your advantage to see our new and complete line of Heaters before buying .your, vririter
unloaded a car of heaters and they are for sale at; a price and on terms that are sure to please. -
Laclede Oak Heater. This is a
first-class heater and very econom
ical. Cast lined, top and front. .
vy ma msm warn
. s ,-'
Pathetic Scene on Wharf When
Financier Meets Remains of
r His Offspring. 1 T
(gpeelsl Plspatch bf Lessed Wire te The Jnorn
New Tor It, Nov. tij John D. Rocke
feller, Accompanied by Mrs. Rocke
feller, his son.' John D. Rockefeller Jr.,
his sons-in-law, Harold V. McCormlck
of Chicago and Parralee Prentlee of
New York, went to tha French Una dock
thla morning to recelva tha body of hla
daughter, Mra. Strong, who died . in
Cannea, Prance,' early this month,
which arrived on tha steamship i
Provence today. -' - i
The scene aa tha elderly flnsncler tri
oil magnate awaltad, tha docking X tha I
ROOM ((0)(U).75 .
liner, waa pathetlo. In talking to the
newspaper men Mr. . Rockefeller bent
down with grief and wept like a child
a he stood near tha pier shed. '
"Our mission la a sad one," Mid Mr.
Rockefeller. "We had euch great hopea
that oiir daOglitef wtitrM-recover whew
wa visited her last - -summer. ; She
seemed so well on toward full recovery
at tha time that wa wanted to take her
home with. us. .bu,t ,those who had been
near to her In her Illness decided that
It would be beat for her to convalesce In
France and wa gave way to their advice.
Tha news of our daughter's death came
to us as a terrible and sudden blow. Wa
are hero today as the children of the
Almighty, giving In to his will. It Is
something that must coma to all of us;
but tt la aad, oh. so sad, nevertheless."
As Mr. Rockefeller raised his head. It
wss seen that hla eyes were swollen
with weeping and tears coursed down
his cheeks aa he again atarted to Ulk
to tha Intervlewere.
A man ilvrng near Corral Its sold t
T-months pigs for IJ1: their only cost
wag 100 bushels of chopped wheat worth
f I eeota a puahel. fls pa&
P j ''
cuts telow you are wel-
ia low and tha terms are.
$2.50 a Week
Combination Wood and Coal Heat
er. Cast lined top and front; full'
nickel trimmed. ' ;
quarters for Of
niture T. H. MILLER FOUND
H DEAD AT M'MINNVILLE
(gptetst mspetrh ts The earasLt
- MeMinavUleWOr- NoT.-liWT. IH,
Miller, a bachelor, haa bean found dead
in hla house. Ha had not made his ap
pearance at the usual hour and friends
made a search and.Iaund ' htm dead.
Coroner Culver 1 was ' summoned from
here and with Dr. J. H. Coffeen went to
Miller's home and made an examination.
They decided that death waa from nat
FltfE OF TWO-FIFTY IN ,
LOCAL OPTION CASE
(Rperlal tnspetek te The Jnornsl.)
Kugena, Or, Nov. 14. EnUl fitter, who
waa feund guilty by m Jury; of violat
ing the local option law, was today
fined ItSO by Judge Harris. Hs wss
given 10 days to file a bill of excep
tion, and In tha meantime la under bond
el WMl ' ' i ' s