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THE. OREGON DAILY. JOURNAL. PORTLAND.' THURSDAY EVENING, AUCT S, 1
Alice Price and Hilda Brant,
. Rivals for Leadership,
1 TaltOyer AVork. v
GOOD AND BAD DAYS ;
IN' HUSTLING CAMPAIGN
' isjBjessjBBsBSssaBBSasBPBSjsa, ' .
This Is the Time tot . Every
" 7 Make , Strong Effort, On
' August 18 Excnrsionlsth to Alaska
Will Be Determined. .- ,v,' : ,
Allca E. Price tnd Hilda Brant, two
WeU for leadership In district,' No. 1.
mat I th contest Mttl yesterday.
They exchanged anecdotes about can
Waaslng for wuhacripUona ,,
4 Miss Brant says that William Ru.nU
- " av ; . -.
" A1U M., Wilcox. Cleona girl .-who to
making good race for scholarship
) la music- Photo by. Browning.
Holmes Business College In
vestigation Shows Alarm
r - ingr .": Conditions,. ; -
No One questions the growth of the
northwest, and especially of the city of
Portland,' Eastern 'capital-and eastern
labor have been pouring- Into . this 'city
and assimilating themselves with the
good thlnjrs with which Dam Nature
has provided this Inland empire.
But this easterner Is a "wise old guy.
He likes' to bask In the sunshine of
the westerner's generosity, but when It
comes right down to business, "he sits
like the coachman on the box. - ,- .
The " Holmes Business college, si
WH.hlnrtnn anif Tfinth 7 Streets. ' G
Holmes Lawrence, president, not only
Portland's largest and most successful
business school, but an imiuouon
which bears the reputation throughout
the east of being the best equipped
school on the Paciflo coast, some
months ago made, an exhaustive inves
tigation. Business men -from all over
tv Tinitaul Rim., who have settled in
Portland were Interviewed with a. view
to learning at first hand Just what was
necestiary la the wav of a commercial
tralnlna- to moke their office assistants.
stenographers and- bookkeepers some
thing more tnan mere roacninea. ,
. ti Hnimu wanted to know
how long a "stenographer or bookkeeper
tnnMt Amninvftf before' he or she be
came of essential value to the firm.
Am AsWmadlng raot, -V-'
TM, Investigation brouKht out the as.
tniin.ilnar .fart that -the majority of the
employers, who paid their stenographers
and bookkeepers from f IS to 2 per
week, found that while the stenograph
ers and bookkeepers were proficient In
the technical siae or cneir training, inuy
seemed to lack- two things, via: Confi
dence In themselves In addressing peo
ple, and' a total disregard of common
sense wnen jeii auvov v wvnn tuo.r
own judgment. .
This the busy man or axrairs naa to
teach his stenographer before she was
worth her salary to him. It was amus
ing to hear the closing cnapter or tne
story which each employer told. After
two years or more of this' broad busi
ness training-, and lust-at a time wnen
the young lady waa rounding Into per
fection as a business woman, she en
tered the field of matrimony, and, as
usual 'uvea nappy ever alter.
"XI we oniy naa a Business couecs or
cannot claim the honors alone of run
ning an employment bureau. In order to
get votes. Before she read the arucie
about Russell's trading new roomers for
" new subscriptions, she - had made two
, barsains to find cooks for two differ
ent families. , Either family promises to
'give her a year's subscription to The
InnrnaJ as Boon as she finds them
Iook. And she believes she. will be
able to carry out her part of the eon
Wants K Cook. , -
Ons of 'Hilda's prospective patrons
In this line is one of the finest homes
in the northwest. The head of the
house Is in desDair for a good cook.
man or woman. Miss Brant, when She
finds the cook that she thinks will be
. satisfactory, will collect ror tne sud-M.-r(nflon
before she delivers the cook.
sh vi' that anvone "who would re
quire her to find a cook before -helping
her with votes for an education might
- fail to make good with the subscript
. tlon when be Becomes sure 01 nis
' meal a She tried to convince the man
of the household that If he would
' advertise in the classified columns of
The Journal-he might find a cook for
himself. - Or, If he would subscribe for
The Journal through her and read the
"Situations 'Wanted" column, be would
have no trouble to a-et a cook.
Nn. this nerson wants a contestant
to do all that for him and la willing
to pay the contestant a year's subscrip
tion in advance for producing the de
" sired results. He had answered several
advertisements In another newspaper
and had Inserted a local in that paper
. once. He did not secure the kind of
- a cook that he expected to and now
he wants Miss Brant to become his
agent In the matter.
; Good and Bad Bay. '-''.'. .. '
Miss Price says - that some days
yield her very few votes; ftther days are
On Wednesday forenoon in two hours
she secured more money on subscrip
tions than she did In walking and talk
ing all day Tuesday. ---, -
But Alice Price la not the kind to
'get discouraged at reverses tr refusals.
' She smile and keeps en trying as do
. all suocesnful salesmen and canvassers.
-: Miss Daisy Wilcox, assisting her little
sister. AHa M. Wilcox, came Into the
con test office 5ust as Miss Price and
Miss Brant were leaving. Miss Wilcox
' drew a new and large receipt book
which '.indicates that she Intends 'to
write a lot of business.' . v
, Xrfmg ajteoaaT ' VoJL '
- Now Is the time for all contestants
to make a. long, strong pull for sub
scriptions. o The contestants who will have choice
of the excursionists to , go to Alaska
will., be the ones who "have gathered
and reported-- the most subscription
votes up to - II O'clock, midnight of
'August 15. '
i Bear In mind that the leading can
didates of every district will name
friends of education who will ro to
Alaska wholly at the expense .of The
Journal.' . ; '
-game Chase for ASL
s la order to enable country contest
.nii to comnete In ratherlna subscrln-
, tlons with city contestants, two days
will be allowed for subscriptions to
reach The Journal office. This will
' ,be accomplished In the following man
' ,ner: ' " .
, Knvelooes and exnress ttackages bear
ing subscriptions will show the hour
. -nosted or tne same may do inaorsea
by express agents.
! In i this line to be counted the en
' velopes must bear date of August It.
and reach The Journal office by 10
.o'clock p. m., August 17. -".
The result will be announced on Mon
day, August IS. The contestants who
are. to choose people for The Journal's
Alaaka excursion will be notified of
their privilege by The Journal.' J. '
The company assemble at Portland
August 24. - - ' "'" '
; acoommodatlona have been reserved
' for the party on the palatial steamer
"Jefferson. . ...'...- -, . . .
BBOWN'S SUMMEIl PLACE
f ; OPENED TO CniLDEEN
i ' " ' ,: 'V
' '' ' (Jearaal Spaelat arrle. 'v ''"' .' !
- ' Newport. R. I.,- Aug. .Mr, ' John :
Nicholas Brown- today opened the
Krounris of her magnificent new estate, '
j (arbour Court, for an afternoon of chil
dren's sports for the benefit of Em
tnaminl chprch. There were all sorts of
sports for the little onea. Including the
of the larse tovs which have hither
to been for the . exclusive pleasure of
iMr. Urown's son, John Nicholas Brown,
who Is commonly known as ths richest
lad In America.
, Heavy Travel to Seaside. . .
tr.mdreda of oeople are a-olna- dallv
1o flntwjp bach and Keashte. People
jrturninH from this popular summer re
port any that, never before have they
I ,, t'-e enct'Nent train service that la
j .- l.-inpr (tlven by the Astoria A
..n,n -i,:.t Hlvcr railroad to tlieaa leaPh
, ..... ! ,t,iv four hours' ride down the
....... I., rlvi'r to the Paclflo ocean.
. - i, ;i tmlna leave dally, t a. m.
H.- i 6 ,, i . truln Paturdavs,
i i "v ticket office Third and
; . .r, :... -i.e.
Herbert T. '. Vance; of - Philadelphia,
: new business manager of Holmes
r!:.Buslness 1 cbllege'l'.. l -C,-
an employmsnt agency as the tradesmen
have," said one employer, "upon whom
we could call for our help, and have the
assurance mat some one would be sent
us who could do our work."
"This thing of continually breaking In
new stenographers." said another, "is
exasperating,- to say the leaat. .
- Still Baa fog MaaJ. ''
The Homes Business college at once
made a still hunt for a man who could
duplicate the private secretary courses
of the eastern, universities. , where they
met the sams obstacle five years ago.
How well this search was. rewarded may
be Judged from the following paragraph:
--Herbert T. Vance of Philadelphia,
Pennsylvania, has been appointed -business
manager of the Holmes Business
college. He comes te this Institution
with a thorough theoretical and prac
tical training In business. He has been
trained - in the high schools, normal
schools, business colleges and eastern
universities, r or three years be served
as the . managing editor of a large
ouu:rn uHiiy newspaper, trior to his
advancement to thl twitinn h
criminal court reporter -on the staff of
the same paper. This position gave him
an excellent opportunity to develop Into
r.trrt l. Bienofrrapner. I i-wwimmi
In order to make a more thorough In- 1 "e Schilling" Beetiwe par hi a.
FILES SPIKE FOR;
Government Begins ! Drastic
;Moy6 Against lcoad inai ,
Eebated Standard Oil.
.v ' (Jesrsal SpaeW Serrtae.) , ,1 , . '
in.L.n, Aua. " . Secret service
agents of the government, attached to
the Chicago branch of the federal ser
h.n hean eompeUed to abandon
or defer their vacation periods to aid in
h. nenina orosecotlons of the Stand
ard Oil company and the rail road a named
with It in the charges or reoaung. .
. Th. . alliance between the railroads
nil the All eo roo ration, of which the
federal attorneys have been notified, has
caused a requisition po- the secret
aervloe bureau for every a valuable, man
who can be used to frustrate.- the - plana
of the Sew sllles. CapUln T. L Porter
is said to have assigned' every man at
his command to Lilatrict Attorney Sims
and a score will be aummoneo irom
other points. - - A' -; ' '
. a..hnn.nu. . Mmmindliiff - the atten
dance of miner employes of the Chicago
and Alton railroad before . the grand
Jury August 14, will be served without
delay. Officials snd employes wnose
testimony Is desired by the federal boJy
Will be Kept unaer constant .urnuwii.
It Is felt in the office of the- dis
trict attorney that the first move or
the railroads In the allied fight sgalrtst
the government will, be the transferring
of sll employes, whose testimony Is es
sential to the hearing. 'to points 'where
they cannot be found by agents of the
prosecution, . .
A dosen secret aervloe operatives
have been sent Into the districts from
which the special grand Jury now is
being summoned. - Especial care Is being
taken to see tnat no veniremen - wnu
may prove disturbing factors In the
Jirosecutlon are . placed on the grand
ury. ' - ,, -;
SAMPSON RETURNING :
. TO ARIZONA HOME
Joaraal SpeeUI Settle. x
jnrAan Aue. I. General Archibald J.
Bamnson. late United States minister
to Ecuador, and Mrs. Sampson. Who have
completed an extensive tour of Europe,
are sailing on the Celtic today en route
to their home lit Anaona. ajenerai oarap
son declares he will be happy to again
take up his abode in Arlxona. which reg
ion he aaya he has found to be superior
In climate and In many, other respects
to any of the countries he - has visited
in Europe or elsewhere! .'." . - :
Drive Straight lor '
U'fr r- :
- " - -' VV -STeN
with a nickel
' . and get a '
package of happiness.
There's no .
so crisp ,
yl"n ' '
.'.. . ,' -,. .;' ' ,' i -
One of ll:2 r.!::t Lilrcctivc Lzzth 'Hz:::U i
oa Pccill: Ccnst Just Nov; fj !
Tea the Mouth of toe Colombia Hirer, ea the Waablagtoa
- aide, yeaoked front the City ef rortiaad on the .
' ,-.',.- , aplesdid axeurslOB - - .
Steamer T. JPOTTBR
'. IS ABOVT BOtTkS.
It Is upward of It miles feng. very broad and level and almost at
compact as a composition, pavement. It Is dotted Its entire length with
towns, cottage settlements, tent cities, villas, fine hotels,, and all the
amusement accessories of a popular Summer beach resort. ZTV Tain
rLACtt TO OO tor rest, health and a good time. - Thousands go there
for their Summer outing. Try it
The Potter Sails Every Day "
nozn TnnATs Awn ntxoATS. -
-'- ,', . '.v . , fcee published schedules. . -;', ,':',.
; Paro From Portland,.R6und Trip. $4.00
v" Saturday to Monday Tickets $2.50 r
- : Purchaaa tickets and make reservations at City Ticket Office, Third
and Washington streets. Portland; or inquire of any O. R. A N. aaent
elsewhere- for Information,
Cresaral raaseagex Agent, rOBTXAjrj), OB,
vestlgatlon of the methods of the large
buslnes houses lor stenograpners ana
bookkeepers, he entered the employ of
the United Gas Improvement company,
as a corporation stenographer. The two
years spent - witn tms company con
vinced him -that the business schools
were not training office help for the
higher class positions. In other words,
he found that they were Well developed
In all the technical brancnes, out lacicea
that willingness to assume responsi
bility and that confidence to carry out
- Mr. Vance resigned" his position with
this company and organised a commer
cial college, wherein he Introduced a
private secretary course. It met with
spontaneous success. ... . -
" o Train rrlnto ataerettirlea.' -TMs
course ot stuairhas been Intro
duced into- the Holmes Business eollee-e.
Great thlnrs are expected of It, for It
gives that preparation for the best class
cf positions, which is now only attain
able alter gears or service.
This , course has been - tried and has
proven successful. It la. therefore, no
experiment, but rather an assured suc
cessful innovation, which ths Holmes
Business college Introduces to the north
west. - Mr. .Vance, whose likeness appears
above. Is a man of pleasing and tactful
manner and has that enthusiasm which
Is always contagious to young people.
1 BOUT BB B&VS
and lose all Interest when help la within
reach. - Herblne will make that liver
perform its duties properly. i. B,
Vaughn, Elba, Ala., writes: "Being a
constant sufferer from constipation and
a disordered liver, I have found Herblne
to be the best medicine, for these trou
bles, on the market, I have used It
constantly. I believe It to be the best
medicine of Its kind, and I wish all
sufferers from theee troubles to know
the good Herblne has done ma. Sold by
Why drink poor tea?
Of course you don't
think you can't afford
Try it once, .
Tow grocer retaras year smsc a yea dea't
Co, oitkiana, 1(2 Wash.
Your, money will do DOUBLE SERVICE here
. during the month of August. Prices on all SUM
MER FOOTWEAR greatly reduced.-:, -;X - :. '
It Will Pay You to inytigatc
LADIES' WHITE CANVAS BLUCHER2 OX-
FORDS AND GIBSON TIES, , i? 7C
were $2.50, now ; . Li . . ..vv. . !. 1 uO ,
LADIES PATENT COLT AND DULL KID 2
EYELET GIBSON TIES, Good-; fij At
. yearwelt soles, grand value at $3 . . VP l 7J;
LADIES' FINEST PATENT COLT BLUCHER
OXFORDS, in turns and welts, " ' ' tJO Q C '')
good valued at $4.00, now.. . . . .'; . . .'.) aW00
AND MANY OTHERS
D AC FIVITM A I Seventh and
PORTLAND'S BEST SHOE STORE
1 . . sr' t r "X. I IF -
"" : " : " WILL BB ' s
FRIDAY. AUGUST 9th ;
.- ' TO INVOICE AND TORN OVER THE KEYS TO THE- ;. ', '-"
PACIflC COAST SALVAGE COMPANY
Which is authorized to turn the entire stock into money regardless of the loss entailed. ;
This company takes possession of the store and starts the sale on Saturday at 8 a. m. The
,-; ' Pacific Coast Salvage Co. makes its own prices It is the one event that makes all other
: bargain sales of the entire year seem insignificant. The PacificCoast Salvage Co. tells
its own story in tomorrow's papers. ". t
.'THE: BOSTON STORE nRS,Z,rN
Everything That Men, Women 'and Children Wear!
, v . , '''-'' . - ,
' ; lf fl AFTC fl F 100 Salesmen and Salesladies and 25 Cash Boys
UU i JV J C I Apply Friday 10 to 12 A. M., Salmon Street Entrance
"- t : tr- R-t-
Going: OAST This Summer?
Rates but Little More Than tyi for the' Round Trip?
Two More Sale Periods Only
y Aug. 8, 9, 10, Sept. 1, 12, 13
'X!SZ:?r: . PORTLAND to 1 . :
CHICAGO and Return;;....... $71.50
ST. LOUIS and Return..... 67.50
KANSAS CITY and Return. . . ... ... I 60.00
ST. PAUL and Return . , . . . . . . i . . . . . . ; . . . 63.1 5
W. .11 Mtnl, 1 m IV, mm it .-A mMIa mrmmt mrtA triim all Bihar ftalBts
In the northwest, correspondingly low rates.
eg BATS) rom m BOVBT9 rmi. Stopovers within limit.
WHEN'you take a trip across the continent you,
of course, want the finest' scenery, the best
' and fastest trains, with through cars and
mosUuxurfous accommodations. Then buy your
tickets at the City Ticket Office of the O. R. & N;
' "' :;" ' ' ' ' .' -
Third and Washington Streets
C. W. STINGER, City Ticket Agent
WM. McMURRAY, Gen'l Passenger Agent