The Oregon daily journal. (Portland, Or.) 1902-1972, December 20, 1910, Page 6, Image 6

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fo Provide Sum for 1911 the
Property In District Be As
sessed on Special Levy
1'pon estimate of the expenses of the
Portland schools. Inclusive of those at
st Johns and in other outlying d is
iricti, it will require more than $X
000,000 to carry the Institutions through
the year 1911 and to adequately .are
for the S8.763. pupils in attendance.' ' '
ToVprovide r this Immense ? sum of
money the taxable property-.of the dis
trict will be assessed on a s pedal lory
of fi. 7 mills,' an Inctease, of .1.7 , rollls
over the levy of 110. -- V-
1 1 is proposed fey the school board to
-::pend $550,600 for new concrete school
buildings and 1195,000 for the. ground
on which to erect them.' '-''' '
In the report Just Issued by Secretary
n. H. Thomas, the school board an.
nounces that It has purchased property
Su the past year to the value of $M1.
f.70. Woodstcok, Mount Tabor, Lents
una Fernwood have been- provided for
in addition to the acquirement of two
sites in the city. '
Grounds ,Cct $14.637. . '.
Outdoor playgrounds as they stand to
day have cost the district $12,637, more
than $7000 ' being In the . treasury , for.
their betterment and extension.. ".
For the new, buildings erected during
the past year 1101,325.22 har been ex
pended, while additions have caused the
use of 122805,01, It Is estimated that
more than 80 new rooms will be needed
during the coming year, ,
The school board calls attention to
the fact that it his -been forced to
vacate its quarters In the city hall and
is now located In a, small room -In thi
Tilf ord block, where adequate space can
not be secured.' Arrangements will be
made to locate the offices of the school
board during the next few weeks. It
may be that offices will be rented In
some, of the pew blocks, but the ma
jority of the board appears to favor the
notion of building suitable quarters in
one of the contemplated school build
ings. " " " .. :.
Estimates tot the Tear.
Estimates for the ensuing
year arc
as follows
: Permanent property, , mill
dings and
.3 S50.000
, (unutions
K0 irooms (concrete) fp.' 16750
New . . ., 3150,000
Improvenirnts 2(1,000
Street and sewers. . ' 25,000-
Uciulpment . 1
' Apparatus . . ................
Furniture . m , . . , . v ....... ,
Manual: arts' . ............. ,
Library . i
liose and standpipes .........
. ftrpnlr shop t .
Maintenance- ,
Census . . ............. v.
inactions . . . , . ... . . . ......
Fuel . , .'....,..".".,...
Freight anil dray;igo.
Indigent fund
Atto-ney's .. r. .
', Insurance;.-, ...........
Inti-rot . ;
1 13,000
, 30,000
" 300
' 1,500
Light . .
1 Tow er .
. Vw t,- t t t
Hcnt ...
liepuirs and sanitation ......
Kiilfiries -
Janitors . ...................
'Officers . . ..................
Teachers v ..
Scavenger. .........
Janitors . i ..;...;...$ 3.200
Manual arts 15,600
School . . 11,000
Telephones . . ................
Water . ...v.......
Bonds, maturing In 1911..,.,..
Amount due on contracts. . j . .
: Accounts payable.-,-. ,',.. . v.
. .-SOO
Total expenses . . . . 32,115,100.
Receipts Approximated.
County school" fund 815,000
Ktule school fund
Tuition . .
Cash on liand
'tlltl-THPt . ... , . i . .
sspm'ial levy of 6.7 mills, mak
ing allowance for usual loss
in collection of taxes.......
Total estimated receipts. . . .32.116,100
The above levy of 6.7 mills and bond
iHfe of 1150,900 ar submitted aa our
recommendations. ' '-. ....-,
Mrs. -Anna' Benson, an aged widow,
who appears Intermittently at polico
court with i soma complaint or other
was before Judge Tazwell this morning
charging Hall Smith with breaking win
dows in a Httlo shack which she owns
near the Alblna. railroad yards," -
When told that. it was a civil action
and not a criminal one, the woman
turned on Judge Tflzwell saying, 'What
is the reason, I would like to know
Why I can't , get Justice In this court.
Every time I come, I am put. off on
some pretensa or other and 11 can never
get any protection. If it, is a man h Is
helped but I am always : getting the
worst of it" I think it Is a graft' i
Judge TaasweH 'stated that he could
not allow any such language to be used
in the court, and threatened her with a
fine if she did not desist. The woman
van led from the court room muttering
accusations agalpst, the Judse and the
police. ,
Chajie g. Osborn recently elected gov
ernor ef Michigan," is out . with i no-ocond-term
declaration. - - -
! "Ycu arc as well as
ycur stomach"
A word to the wise Is sufficient
DBS ME LLOYD plKE HIE ' declares fUffiJACt
Clever Actress Volunteers v to
Hold Auction to Raise'.
.- : ' Money Needed
i Captivating Alice Lloyd will hold an
auctjon tomorrow' morning at 11:30
which promise to bring out more people
than the reception rooms of toe Meier
& Prank tearoom on the seventh floor of
the. new building wfll accommodate; :'
. The clever English singer In herself
would be attraction enough for any crowd
anywhere, but in addition friends of thie
Flower Mission Day Nnrsery have do
nated a number of very handsome arti
cles which will be sold to the high bid
ders with the help of Miss . Lloyd.
Among the articles to be, auctioned are
two paintings by Rutledge, one of Mount
Hood and on a moonlight scene.
, proceeds of . the auction will go
towards supporting the . Day Nursery,
where children of poor mothers who
work during the day are cared for at a
charge of 10 cents. More than that, and
for the special .treat of the children.
Miss Lloyd will lng for the children of
the nnrsery at their Christmas tree next
Friday. But that of course is exclusive
ly for the children. ThereTl be no out
siders The grownups are to have their
chance to enjoy Miss Lloyd at tomor
row morning's auction. . .
U. S. Circuit Court of Appeals
Orders Dissolution" of Tem
ple Iron Company. ,
(Onltfd Pivm teased Wlr,V
riijladelphia, Pec. 20. A death blow
to the alleged eoAibine whereby ,Penn-
sylyanias anthracite coal ; output has
been ; virtually controlled by : a single
coterie of financiers, ; was dealt this
afternoon by ihe .United States circuit ;
court of. appeals: bre, when It Issued
an order practically dissolving ' the
Temple Iron company, ! through which
the combine is said to have worked. ,
The court decreed that railroads and
other corporations Interested In the
Temple company should not be permit
ted to vote their Temple stock nor. In
any way i participate in the company's
management The decision, it is ex
pected, will force the Temple company
out of business. , - '
For t long time, 'It Is said," the Temple
company has been the medium through
which , several affiliated corporations
have secured for distribution all the
products of the Pennsylvania coal mines.
'.' ' : .1-... . .'. - - .,- ..j - '- ;
Declaring Portland to be a "live town"
and a strong competitor for the com
mercial Bupremecy of the northwest" a
delegation Of officers from Tacom a yes
terday submitted their report to the city
council of that city.
Tacoma's city engineer came here to
investigate the vertical lift draw in use
on the Hawthorne avenue, bridge, r and
has not only recommended that Tacoma
construct- such a span, bnt pays Port
land the compliment of being JuBt now
the most Interesting feature of the
northwest . " . - - -
City Engineer '.W. C. Raleigh pf
Tacoma, " asserts that " his city can save
$100,090 by adopting the vertical lift
draw scheme In the construction of the
Puyallup - and Eleventh , avenue bridges
in- that dty. - -
Lift draw bridges and the prosperity
of Portland consumed the entire day tn
the Tacoma council meeting yesterday.
The trial of - Attorney Hen ry Tank
wlch, accused by a number of Roumanian
laborers, of larceny by bailee. In that
he collected $1683 and only accounted
for $126 of It Is on trial this afternoon
before Judge Bell in . the justice court
. The trial was started yesterday af
ternoon, and during the procedure of
the case, P. Ptcouf, the chief witness
against the attorney, alleged that he had
been asked to 'Accept a small portion
of the money collected and then leave
the city, giving tue. attorney the oppor
tunity to claim that he had paid Ptcouf.
This alleged overture was refused,
however, he said, and the arrest fol
lowed. The trouble originated from a
controversy - between ' the laborers and
contractors on the Katron-Eugene rail
road, construction.. VsUu.' U.
( Walter Bloomhall, the young man ar
rested yesterday for burglary and held
on the technical charge of stealing a
dozen eggs valued at 45 cents from C
Olston, a butcher,' was arraigned be
fore Judge Tazwell this morning,' but
was .allowed until' tomorrow to plead.
His ball was fixed at $250.
Bloomhall Is suspected of, stealing
$90 from Olston, and his arrest on the
other charge was for the purpose of
holding him, as It was believed he was
preparing to leave the city. Bloomhall
has been conducting a cleaning estab
lishment In the rear of Olston's butcher
shop. '
Yol Toi. one of thbest known Chinese
gamblers In the city, who was arrested
yesterday afternoon at 93 North third
street, was fined $200 this morning by
Judge Tazwell. Charlie Lee was ftned
$35 and Fbng Shal was fined $15, -,
When arrested yesterday the gamblers
attempted to, burn ' the evidence, by
throwing the lottery tickets Into a bowl
andsetting fire toTthem.
enough evidence was obtained to con
Vkt. - : -, -
' Lee Chung who was arrested Saturday
night with ten other Chinese at a Second
street store was fined $35 and the visi
tors to the lottery room wre each fined
$16. ...
Men Debating Kcrsh Trial 72
Hours Grew Tired; Sent
Back by Court.
Two requests from the Jury in the
Kersh murdei case' have) been made to
Judge Morrow asking their discharge
and stating they will be unable to reach
Verdict The court refused the re
quests and told the 12, men to continue
their delibemtlons. , They have been out
since 6 "o'clock Saturday evening. : '
' The first request for a discharge was
made .yesterday afternoon at 4 o'clock.
after the members had taken many bal
lots. ; The second request was made
this morning at o'clock, when Judge
Morrow told the men to make further
efforts to reach a verdict. ;
No questions of instructions hav
been asked of the 'judge since yester
day noon, when" the Juryrhea questioned
about ine
de.gfs of pnijshment Further qu
tions asked b members of the Jury
Indicated that efforts were being made
to reach a compromise verdict of guilty.
The best information obtainable,, how
ever, is to the effect that the greater
majority of the Jury is in favor of pun.
Ishing. Mrsi Kersh, but is unable to
agree upon the degree of guilt, ' :
Mrs. Kersh has scarcely slept since
the jury took the case. Neither has she
eaten. She frequently Inquires If any
word or indication has come from the
Jury throwing any light on their de
liberations.. This long - vigil Of the
woman charged Jointly ; with Jesse P.
Webb of murdering s W. A. Johnson, a
rancher, tn the New Grand Central
hotel, has telling effect upon her.
When brought into court yesterday noon
while the Jury asked for further in
structions, she swooned, and was car
tied into an adjoining room.
' (United fttm LeiiMd Wtos.1.
. Washington, Dec 20. Pleas of not
guilty were entered today by Mrs. Ben
jamin Knott. her husband and Alton
Armstrong, under arrest for alleged
blackmail charged by Henry Rosenthal,
a wealthy Washington business man,
The trio will plead that there was no
conspiracy to lure Rosenthal to Mrs.
Knott's apartments in a fashionable
S hotel. Nine photographs showing Ro-
senthal and Mrs. Knott In compromising
positions, which Rosenthal says Knott
and Armstrong wanted to sell to him
for $5000, the defense will attempt to
prove were secured through a coinci
dence. The' pictures were taken under a
mercurial light with a hidden camera,
which the defense, will attempt to show
had been arranged for experimental pur
poses of another sort 4 ,1
Mrs. Knott, who comes of a respect
able family In Detroit whispered to her
husband continually during their pre
liminary hearing today. Much Interest
is being taken in the case because of her
connection with It " Her relatives have
promised to aid her In securing her free
dom if she will leave Knott
: Portland commons is planning to
serve a Christmas dinner to the unfor
tunates of Portland next Monday from
noon until 6 p. pu that will make that
day, at least one of happiness for the
men, women and children of Portland
who are homeless and penniless. Ar
rangements have been made to feed the
hungry through th entire afternoon at
a rate of 100 at a sitting. The menu
will include vegetable soup, roast beef,
pork and turkeys potatoes,- green peas,
celery, cranberry sauce, bread and but
ter, mince pie, coffee, apples, . oranges
and nuts. ,-.--m .' . .-.
In addition to-this dinner boxes of
food and clothing will be sent to the
boys and girls at the houses of deten
tion, and prisoners' wives and children
are. 'to be remembered with fuel, un
derwear, shoes and toys,
Thft'cnmmons Is itr need of one-ivnund
rolls of butter, four-pound packages of
sugar, Individual glasses of Jelly and
Individual cakes and meat and chicken
are needed to supply all those plans
have been made to help. , ,4 ,
For the purpose of giving one of the
fastest roadbeds in the northwest the
North Bank line paralleling the Colum
bia river will be : mads freel from
bridges in - the riesr 1 future. It Is an
nounced that the Spokane, Portland &
Seattle Railway company will order a
dredge' built .- with , which to dredge
gravel from tbe river to be used In fill
ing a number of gulches now spanned
by trestles. Wf -;. i , tvVf;;:, -(
's.Tne. dredge wfn be 120 feet long, 36
feet wide and equipped with aa 18 Inch
suction pipe, and will have very power
ful machinery. As the track parallels
the river bank, It will be possible to de
posit the sand and gravel exactly where
wanted with 'one handling.
The contract for the dredge has not
been - let,-but It will - probably be
awarded upon-the return of President
Stevens from Chicago In about two
weeks. .
(United Pr Issued Wlro.V
Washington, Dec. 0-In response to
a request by Lieutenant Paul Beck and
the San Francisco citizens' aviation com
mittee, a- naval vessel will be assigned
for experimental duty In San Francisco
bay during the aviation meet In Jan
uary. ..' Jy '?.'';. ' :;" .'.
Glenn it Curtlss and his assistants
have signified a willingness to attempt
to land on the deck of a warship in an
aeroplane and it vwas decided that a
vessel should be detailed by the navy
department to make the trial. Rear
Admiral Barry was ordered to arrange
with,, the San Francisco committee for
the experiment ' '
. ON $8,265,000 IN BONDS
According to figures being; compiled
for the annual report of the city audi
tor, the city is paying interest . on
$8,266,000 worth of public utility bonds.
lImiuJrjicseoiipUJaduds.AflytUhe Im.
provement bonds, such as those issued
for street paving and the like. ' . -One
of tbe items In this year's budget,
recommended by the'. , mayor and the
ways and means committee of the coun.
cil. was a 1 mill tax to pay interest on
this bonded indebtedness. "
- While the furnace In the .sanitarium
of Dr. Ella JC Dearborn.. Lincoln Park
addition, was vigilantly fed with coal
and wood yesterday morning, she was
compelled to eat her breakfast with
the thermometer registering S3 degrees
above sero, she says. It was all blamed
to an alleged defective heating system
installed in the home by Thomas Ilulmo
against whom she has brought suit in
the circuit court to recover the original
cost of the plant
'We kept pouring wood, coal and all
kinds of fuel into the furnace." she
told Judge Hamilton this morning, "and
the heat scarcely got above the first
floor. . Why, while eating my breakfast
yesterday morning It was so cold in
the dining room that I could scarcely
eat The thermometer was at 68.: The
second floor was 10 degrees colder than
the first floor and the third floor was
10 degrees -colder than the second floor."
Iri order to get the third floor com
fortable, said , the physician. It . was
necessary to heat the first floor to such
a temperature that it could not be
OCCUpiwt '-.V--'-'''
Dr. v Dearborn further said that the
valves leaked and ' had caused them
much trouble in this respect The trou
ble, she declared, was that the plumber
plant On account of the failure of the
plant to beat the second and third floors
It was necessary to put seven gas heat
ers on the two floors. The plant is a
hot water system and has been Installed
in the house more than two years.
Special Prosecutor Francis J. Heney
did not chow up in the , United States
court or district attorney's office to
day.. He left hia room in the Portland
hotel early in the morning and went to
the office of Charles J. Reed in the
Henry building, where he spent the en
tire morning dictating. " v
Mr. Heney said he had no announce
ments to make yet concerning what ac
tion b would recommend in the Frank
lin P. Mays and other oases now await
ing his approval. He said he would be
In Portland until Thursday evening,
when ha would leave for San Francisco
so as to be home for Christmas.
Several property owners in road dis
trict No. IZ have petitioned the county
court ' td remove Carl Nlelson, super
visor, and appoint William Bell.'; They
charge that. Nlelson Is In the habit of
drinking more liquor than is good for
him, and the road district , It is also
charged that he is . incompetent and
has mismanaged the affairs of the dls
trict. v In the person of William , Bell,
the petitioners state they have man
who will do his duty and further meet
With their idea of road supervisor.
; The county commisslonere called
George JEvans, a resident of the road
district, before them this morning, and
questioned him in regard to the mat
ter. The court has also asked Nlelson
to appear before them, but he has not
done eo. Decision In the question Is
being withheld until the commissioners
can secure further light on affairs of
the district Road district No. 13 is in
the vicinity of Corbott - '
SUIT FOR $20,000
. Mrs. Wtlliir.ina Easton of : Roseburg
motner or Jumes Eastman, a lineman
electrocuted, at Roseburg, September 22,
190B, appeared In the United States
court today to prosecute suit for the
recovery- of $20,000 from - the owners
of the Roseburg electric light plant J,
L. and 8. A. Kendall of Pennsylvania.
young Easton was - an employe of
the Pacific States Telephone & Tele
graph company and was working on the
wires . in Roseburg when electrocuted.
It Is claimed the light company's wires
crossed so closely to the telephone com-
1 pany'S that they were dangerous and
were so pooriy insuiaiea witn oia ana
rotten , Insulation that they were . af
forded no protection
, , ...-y y.i .,,,4 t-,.;-.-
Deolaring that her roomers were
driving her Insane through pranks In
which a telegraph instrument and cold
draughts were Intermixed, Anna L. Ken
nedy arrived at the police station to
day, accompanied by a Saratoga trunk
containing a few personal effects, -
Mrs. Kennedy asserted that the men
who roomed with her at 26 North Park
street operated electric batteries at un
reasonable hours thereby- i causing
draughts of cold air to circulate through
the rooms and around the halls. The
woman was taken to the county Jail
where she , will be turned over" to the
officers for an examination as to her
C. C. Chapman, manager of the Port
land, Commercial club, will speak this
evening in the auditorium Of Lincoln
high school, '. Fourteenth and , : Aider
streets, on the subject of "Personality."
This will fe the fourth- lecture In the
board of education's free Tuesday night
course on ,f Careers for Men." . J
Mr. Chapman believes that anyone can
develop a pleasing personality, that each
one snouia . reauze .now important a
factor r in success personality i Is. the1
board of education extends a hearty wel
come to the people of Portland to attend
this and ,the other lectures In the
course, i-.-r, rv.'v -l 1
'. Members" of the United States Jury
venire living outside of Multnomah
county were ; allowed to go to their
homes today to remain ( until after
Christmas and there was great rejoic
ing in consequence. The present Jury
has had a long and tedious session and
this will give many of the members the
first opportunity to go home they have
had in weeks. , A special venire will be
called Thursday from which-to select
jurors-in the Interim, -
-Dcstroycr .Tannchrd-at Cath. ....J
Bath, Maine, Dec. 20. The torpedo
boat destroyer Trippe was successfully
launched today at the yards of the Bath
Iron Works. The Trippe Is one of the
largest types of destroyers built for the
United States navy, and Is a Ulster ship
to the Paulding and Drayton
: ' ; '
Boys Who Fought in Spanish
American War Have Sur
prise for Friends. -
The -Merry Military Minstrels" by
the Portland organisation of Spanish
American War "Veterans, wlH be the
attraction at the Hellig theatr tomor
row night This is to be the most pre
tentious effort tn the dramatic line so
far made by the khaki-clad soldiers who
were on the firing line with Lawton tn
the far-away Philippines. The program
Is divided tnto two parts. In the first
half will appear the Merry Minstrels
with Jay It Tipton - as interlocutor,
flanked on either side by the "end men
with tambos," ' coon 1 bells with 'songs
and vocalists 'with songs and backed
with an assorted and variegated chorus
with harmonious noises.v '
The feature of h second hall of the
program is a camp life soene by the
drill teams, the 8. A. W. V. quartet
and the bugle and fife and drum corps
from Vancouver barracks. A second
Interesting number on the program Is
the fancy drilling and wall scaling by
the prise drill team of Vancouver bar
racks, composed of 26 men from com
pany C, First United States Infantry,
commanded by Lieutenant Ruttencutter.
Other-numbers on the program are a
xylophone solo by Jean DuRochej Web-J
ber's juvenile orchestra, composed of 13
Portland boys and girls under tne lead
ership of Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Webber;
Miss Marguerite Egbert In her original
localized monologue; the Phlss-Ozsy
quartet In comlo and classic vocal
renditions, and Beth Story and Harold
Germanus, popular entertainers.
(Salen Buresn rf Tils Journal.) '
Salem, Or., Dec 20.-In an opinion'
written by Associate Justice Thomas
McBride, the supreme "court this morn
ing awards $700 damages and costs to
Hector and Margaret McDonald of Wal
lowa eounty because the Oregon Rail
way & Navigation company, In securing
a right of way for its Joseph-Elgin ex
tension, agreed to have tbe road fin
ished in two years and failed to keep
Its agreement : The railroad corpora
tioh made a contract with the McDon
alds to pay $600 for a right of way.
with tne condition that the road would
be completed and operated in two years.
Owing to financial difficulties and
weather conditions the road was not
completed and McDonald fenced, up the
right; of way which had been graded
only. The court held that the agree
ment Was binding and that the clause
was a condition and not a covenant as
the corporation attorneys contended, but
that since the railroad had afterward
been completed and was a public utility,
damages should be awarded McDonald
In the sum of $700. The case was tried
In the lower court before Judge J. W.
Knowles and his decree was modified
by the supreme tribunat - - v :
The Crane company, a private' cor
poration, appellant, vs. the Erll Heat
ing company, the Oregon Railway &
Navigation company and . others, re
spondents, appealed from the circuit
court for Union county, J. W. Knowles,
Judge; Is affirmed In en pinion writ
ten, by Associate Justice Eakin. -.
y J. W. Baxter Jr., respondent vs. M.
F. Davis and .others, appealed from the
circuit court for Union county, J, W.
Knowles,, judge; Is affirmed In an opln
Ion written by Associate Justice Slater.
Following Is n excerpt from the Ta
coma Ledger of December 14, comment
ing upon Dobbs' Arctlq motion pictures
which will be at the: Grand- theatre
Thursday and Friday nights, December
23 and 23: . " ,, : . -,. . -
"Without question the ; most marvel
ous collection of motion pictures ever
seen In the city are those exhibiting the
wonders of the far north, shpwn at the
Tacoma theatre last . night by B. B.
Dobbs, the Arctic photographer. The
perfection of the views shown by Mr.
Dobbs are examples of the highest
plane to which a motion picture camera
may be elevated. The pictures last
night literally tarried the audience Into
the beauties and mysteries of the silent
northland, revealing to them conditions
as they actually exist In the far north
wonderful pictures that the jnost fa
mous Bcenio artist or most able lecturer
could hot hope to depict" .
Best 75c and $1.00
Slippers, in all sizes
black or tan leathers.
Specially priced for
this sale at this low:
sum, the pair. . . ...
Children's Softest and Finest Fur-Trimmed jSlippers, flexible soles, all colors-Sale price,
the pair, SIXTY-FIVE CENTS f
.', and
Visiting Nurses Expect to Sell
1,000,000 for benefit of
A Consumptives.
With the workers increasing their
energy and many more volunteers offer
ing their services, the Visiting Nurse
association officers still have hopes of
reaching the coveted 1,000,000 mark In
the sale of Red Cross seals.
One of the unique contributions camo
from Adams Bros, on the Columbia
slough, who presented a dressed sheep
of, delicious quality. It will be placed
on sale Wednesday at Jones', market
Fourth and Stark streets.
Both Miss Alice Lloyd and Miss
Grace Cameron are assisting the asso
ciation. MUs Lloyd sells seals today
and Thursday, and Miss Cameron will
dispose of them Thursday and Friday,
vesterday a pretty young nurse, who
said she came here from Washington,
sojd seals In the Owl drug store in
nurse's costume and netted a neat sum.
' Booth attendants tomorrow are as
follows ;
. Meier A Frank Miss Angela Ktnny,
Miss Ma Id a Hart, Miss Bertha Tongue,
Mrs. John Cronan.
Olds, Wortman & King Mrs. George
Marshall, Mrs. Walter Gates, Miss Caro
line Benson, Miss Jessie Hurley. v
Llpman & Wolfe Miss Marguerite
Boschke, Miss Geraldine Hall. .
Tull & Gibbs Mrs. H, M. Carlock,
Mrs. Glendennlng, Miss Inei Stockton.
J. K. Gill Miss Ethel Chamberlain,
Mrs. J. C. Morrison. v
Owl Drug-Store Miss Ruby Crelgh
ton. Miss M. Forbes. ' ,
, Woodard & Clarke Mrs?" A, R. Shan
non, Miss Palmer.
Corbett Building Mrs. Ray Watson,
Mrs. J. Ellis. . .
Swetland's Candy Store Miss, Janet
Thomas, Miss Florence Uarey, Mrs.
Kenneth Mackenzie. .-
Oregonlan Building Mrs. Van Court
Wells Fargo Building Mrs. Ballon.
. Chamber of Commerce Thursday Af
ternoon club. , , ' j
Commercial Club Mrs. F. Swanton.
Spalding Building Mrs. S. CGGor
man. .- .
Charlton's Store Miss Evelyn Wil
son, Miss Dorothy Newhall.
Plcnds Not Guilty.
Joe Fryer, who was arretted several
days ago on a charge of attempting
to pass a forged check on C. J. McPher
son, was this morning bound over to
the grand Jury. The check claimed to
be a forgery was for $35.., Fryer plead
ed not guilty. - . .
.To meet the growing inter
est and Remand, In' beautiful
f framed pictures especially at
- thl8 ' season of the year, the
works of the most eminent ar
tists have come ont in the finest
"productions. We . present, this-'
Beason. the' finest collection of '
the most meritorious pictures:
we have ever been able-to as
semble. ; :,
: It matters, not what other
gifts you make, one or more
, framed pictures should be in
cluded. The picture affords a
wonderful expression of
thought' and effects'1 genuine
r and lasting pleasure to the re
cipient when well chosen.
Our , collection is so large,
we say, so varied and attract
ive and so reasonably, priced p
: that you can. easily be suitedr
here. '7'; v ;; ;
There are, "perhaps, pictures
Jn your home that need fram
ing now. ' Let us do that work
for you; it will be well done,
artistic and at a reasonably low
Countless other things In
this, big store should interest
you, when at the last moment
you haven't been able to choose
your gifts. Open evenings this
week until 9 o'clock.
170 First 171 Front
Bctweeri Morrison and .Yamhill
7;':,v ' y.V::?-, on First
... m . i '..F ii fnnn
$1.50 and $2.00
Warm Felt Slippers,
also Fur - Trimmed
Juliets, in all colors
and sizes. Sale price,
the pair . ..... . . . V
i :L:...;...Jv, ' PRICC 5. 1
nnriT renprn nr
UliLU hlLltUUI Ul
Western Union Obtains Con-
trol of Four Atlantic Ca
,. bles; Mackay Talks.
; (United Prew Learcd Wire.)
New Tork, Dec. 20.1 Clarence H. Mao
kay, on being shown the announcement
from London that the Western Union
Telegraph company, with : two submar-
rlne cables from the United States to
Europe, had 'Obtained ' control of the
four submarine cables owned' by the
Anglo-American Telegraph company,
said: . . ' " ,.
"The only competition now left is the
Commercial Cable company on the ocean
and the Postal Telegraph company on
the land. The Bell Telephone company
has combined with our only competitor
on the land and with our competitor on
the ocean. v They - have got together a
vast, combination and it Is elear thatMf
the public wants, competition the public
must rely on the Postal Telegraph and
Commercial cable. , We shall not enter
Into any combination. Neither shall we
sell out. Wo shall continue to com
pete -and give the fastest service, - .
"As , I stated to the legislative com
mittee in New Tork last winter, the
Postal Telegraph company will be the
last competitor In land telegraphy. I
would now 'add that the Commercial -Cable,
company will be he last compet
itor In ocean cabling. . wnen mat com
petition ceases there will only, be a
choice between monopoly and govern
ment ownership," , . ' t
Snes Tngboat Company for Damages
(Sneclnl Dispatch to Tti Jonrnol.l :
Aberdeen, Dec. 20. Suit for $10,000
has been Instituted by the Blade Lumber .
company against the Grays Harbor Tug-.
boat company for alleged damages to the -
barkentine Jane L. Stanford, which
struck on the Grays Harbor bar and was
seriously damaged on October 29, while
In tow of the Cudahy. belonging to this
company. The vensei was loaded witn
lumber from the Slade milt which
owned her, and was- bound for Aus
tralia. )--'. .
f Gettinjj ready 1
I for Chrisimas?. , I
You, don't t need to
wait until the week be
fore Christmas to select
that. Victor or Victor
Victrola. Come in now and
pick it outwe'll ar
range to deliver it at.
any time you say. " "
There' a Victor at every price
'$10 to $250. : Eaiy terms to suit.
Buy Your Victor
50c Down
50c Week
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