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THE: OREGON; DAILY - JOURNAL, PORTLAND. "WEDNESDAY, ,' MAY ' XQ,, 1916.
t,'.OI iLEAD GUIL1Y
TO MAKING ATTEMPT
0 SWINDLE VICT1N1S
J PlaiitWas to Sell Interest in
i Scheme to Change Base
f:'1; Metal Into Gold,
CASE TS SIMPLE LARCENY
Sentence of A. jr. Burns ul John
; Brennaa chedld to Be Psd by
f.i'2-:'B Morrow Wezt Saturday.
Tteadrna: irullty to the charge of lar
s ceny A. J. Burn and John Brennan
i today admitted their Intention to
i. swindle . B. Wesson and H. L. Tur
r - nti out of their money by selling them
an: ttterer In a scheme to transmute
j base hietal Into gold.
t'f.V They "told their victims they had a
I Chance to buy for $2600 enougn metal
! whteh trould be transmuted Into gold
' to coin 117.000. They did not quite
' huva fh i2son to Winon and Turner
were to put up 8500 and get In on the
WaMOn paid over $50 here in Port
land ' and the balance wan jn.d in
Seattle. Turner, who is an ox-bsr-tender,
became auspicious and tipped
theschetne off to the police.
S A only $50 was paid in Portland,
1 the charge preferred against tho two
was simple larceny. They will come
before Judge Morrow for sentencing
John Donlln and Arthur Sohmidllng
pleaded ruUty to a charge of larceny
.like a weinng.
Joe Dexter pleaded guilty to lorgin
atV tttdorwemelnt to a check drawn by
the Benson Commission-company.
dr; DANIEL grant; ,
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Dr. Daniel Grant, candidate
CHAMBERS IS rXUND GUILTY
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Bench Warrant for Man' Arrest
Is Issued Today.
' The- verdict fo the Jury m Judge
Morrow court, ''opened this morn in ,
; was that L.. M. Chambers Is guilty of
bootlegging and also maintaining a
nuisance at a soft drink stand at 31
; North.' Sixth street.
Bat Chambers has disappeared. He
dropped out of sight before the time
f his trial, and his bondsmen jtmy
they have been looking for him for
several days. Vhe trial was conducted
without his presence. Today a bench
warrant was issued for his arrest and
turned over to the sheriff for service.
He was convicted of both charges
In- municipal court and appealed to
,th4l circuit court. He was out on $400
"bonds,- The bondsmen V, G. W.
Jackson, 61 Union avenue, 'and J. A.
Roberts, 1034 Macadam road. Cham
ber had been rooming at the 4ack
son apartments when he was arrested
, and Mr, Jackson went on his bond.
Time for passing sentence was set
' for Saturday morning. Attorney W.
T Hum represented him at the triar.
- The case" was prosecuted by Deputy
District - Attorneys Cplller and Hind-man.
Dr. Dantel Grant, candidate fJr nom
ination as. Republican candidate for
coroner of Multnomah county, is a
graduate of McGill university and has
been engaged In the practice of medi-
cmi In Oregon for 16 years.
lie advocates the establishment of
a public, morgue, owned and operated
by the county, independent of any un
dertaker or clique of undertakers.
He is opposed to the methods em
ployed in conducting the morgue at
this time, decljjing that they tend to
invite' graft and discrimination in its
He says he does not 'believe It is
right or lejfal that any person should
be required to pay $15 or any other
sum, in order to obtain possession of
bodies that have been taken to the
TO NAME VII
NOT GO ON HEALTH
gouncil, at Instance oLMayor
Albee Exempts Automobile
pated, but If it should be found neces
sary, the date of advertising for bids
wm om aavapceo. .
President and Cabinet Invited. -
Washington, May 10. Upon request
of J. It. Dundore, president Of the
board of governors of tho Portland
Rose Festlvar assoclationy Senator
Chamberlain has extended formal ln
vttations.to President and Mrs. Wilson,
Vice President and Mrs. Marshall and
the members of the cabinet and their
wives to attend the dedication of the
Columbia river highway on June 7,
isuring them they .would find the trip
pleasant and the reception a nearly
Oidlnance mad. Been rassd to Vr
nt Possible BUsus of Cars
Owmi iby th City.
Merlin Too Par Off.
"Washington. May 10. The postofflce
rlann ptmert hae wHrten a trn irraa i-
. . . AsaaaaesAMi AmaasXl """"v v i. v KV wvi'skv
VIEW OF CDMMIhb UN tKb man Hawley that it cannot grant a pe
uuon lur cuaflge oi m cur man rouie
from Dothan to Gold Beach by start
ing from Merlin, because the distance
from Merlin Is greater, the relet
ting of a route ' between Merlin
and Almeda would be required, and
because the department cannot find
that corresponding benefits would be
The city's name Is not to ro on the conferred
automobile furnished City Health Of
fleer Marcellus. The city council' to
dayt the Instance of Mayor Albeo
decided to exempt the machine fur
nlshed Dr. Marcellus from the ordi
nance requiring the painting of the
city's name on Ws machines,
While Commissioners Blgelow and
Daly had formerly stated that they
were opposed to exempting the ma
chine from ther ordinance, commis
sicner Blgelow was the only one who.
LAND.GRAHT CASE IS
Circuit Court of Appeals at
San Francisco Does Not
MUCH TIME THUS SAVED
Head of Chain of
Stores Is in City
T. W. Wool worth With Party of Busi
ness Associates Will Probably Be
Shown Columbia Blves XClgbway.
P. W. Woolworth, head of the cele-
opposed the ordinance exempting - the I brated chain df 5, 10 and 15 cent
car. .1 stores, arrived with a oartv of half a
Commissioner Daly explained that I . . i... r c
while he thought the machine should I
be marked, he was willing to have rTancisco inis anernoon on me oum
Mayor Albee accept the responsibility 1 limited.
lor any misuse of the machine and as His stay probably wm be Drier,
long as the mayor wanted to take th though efforts are being made to ln
responslbllity he had no objections to duce him to stay over a flay and take
the ordinance. I the Columbia river highway trip, xnis
Commissioners Dieck and Baker did I program is being worked on by John
not express' themselves. The original B. Yeon and by the retail merchants
ordinance requiring the city's namaon committee of the Chamber of Com-
lts machine wis passed in an effort merce.
to prevent" "joy -riding" and misuse of Among those In the Woolworth
the city owned machines. i party are: H. H. Albright of New
VT York, attorney for the Woolworth in-
rvmnHl AnwonrUtM S10.KOA. terests, accompanied by Mrs. Albright;
The city council today appropriated Mr "d ilrs. W. JRand of San Fran--
$10,600 for th correction of earth Z.'J?L "7'' "
Settlement of Case Within Pew Weeks
How Predicted by Z.ocal United
States Attorney's Office.
by slides. Commissioner Dieck bad
originally soughlt an appropriation of
Mr. Woolworth. 'But when I saw
Mount Shasta laVt night I decided that
the Alps have been overestimated."
"Walt until you see the Columbia
river highway," it was suggested.
1 am waiting," he replied. "We
The Oregon & California land grant
case did not stop In the UniUjd States
circuit court of appeals at San f ran
cisco, which, merely certified, tt and
sent it on to the supreme court with'
out hearing argument.
This was on Monday, and the infor
mation came to Assistant District At
torney Rankin this morning from Dis
trict Attorney Reamea at San Fran
"This is a splendid thing for us,"
says Mr. Reames, "because it means
that we will now be in the supreme
court with the entire Question and
rhave it settled within a very few
weeks. If the circuit court of appeals
had listened to the argument and
taken it under advisement; either side
would have appealed to the supreme
.court anyway, -The procedure adopted
will save about four months time. '
The Issue in the case Is the terms of
the decree entered by Judge Wolver-
ton, of the district court, on the su
preme court's mandate. The decree
provides that land and timber in the
land grant must be sold together at
$2.50 an acre. The Southern Pacific,
holder of the land, secured by grant
from the government, contends that It
may sell the lejad and timber sepa
rately, the land at $2. SO an acre and
the timber at any price it may choose.
City Lets Waiter Meter Contract.
The Gamon Meter company, was to
day awarded th contract br the coun- I will see it this afternoon."
ell for furnishing 850 water meters.
The contract price Is $6.50 a meter.
1 UNDER ARREST
Hawley Pulp & Paper Co,
May Furnish 500 Tons of
Paper to Sydney Herald,
er will have his name inscribed on the
h11ot. The Huarhes movement is a
peril to the Cummins campaign, as it Question Affectinr Whotoaal Grocers'
Man Accused of Sweating" Coin
' J. B. Henderson's working capital
was $120 In gold. From this money,
1! $10 pieces. William A. Glover, fed
eral secret service operator, alleges
Henderson "sweated" about. $3, or 25
oents from each coin.
Henderson rcve his address as San
Francisco to Mr. Glover and Deputj
United States Marshal MacQwain, whd
made the arrst las', night.
-' Henderson attempted to exchange
the coins for paper money at thenostal
savings window at the postofflce. The L importer of paper.
cieru noticed that the coins were under
weight and called Mr. Glover, who.
t with Deputy MacSwain, followed the
man to his room, where a device for
j. "sweating" the coins was seized.
-'Officers say Henderson made a con-
f ession to them.
Oregon City, Or., May 10. j. W.
Connolly, publisher of the Sydney,
Australia, Morning Herald. Tuesday
made a proposition to Pres'.dent Haw
ley of the Hawley Pulp & Paper com
pany, offering to send a steamer from
Australia Into Portland every 30 days
provided a minimum of (00 tons of
paper could be guaranteed for each
trip. This would provide a Portland-
Mr. Hawley is hopeful that the
necessary guarantee can be given.
Mr. Connolly and Harry Southhouse,
wholesale paper dealer of Australia,
'pr. h nr. ndtrnHcif iner with tVi Tbw.
I ley people for the purchase of news
print and other paper supplies for the
Herald and other papers in Australia.
The Herald alone uses from 10,000 to
30,000 tone a year.
The Hawley mill was Inspected by
the visitors after which they left for
San Francisco on the Shasta Limited.
They wer accompanied by H. R. Wil-
lar,' of San Francisco, exporter and
is reputed to have drawn off, many vot
ers who would otherwise have been for
Cummins. Consequently, Oregon sup
porters of the 2owan advised him his
nresence Is needed to stir uo Prorres-I grocers, who use alcohol for manufac
sive sentiment and win back those who turing purposes, must buy their alcp
have strayed into the Hughes camp. I hoi through local wholesale druggists
urm Talk Atmnt wnirhaa. 1 or eie be restricted to two quarts a
DiTOrce Decree Are Granted.
Divorces have been granted in the
following cases: Jeasl I. Zottman vs.
Thomas J. Zottman, married in Seattle,
crneltj'; Clarkie A Armstrong vs.
Thomus J. Armstrong, married in Ore-
a-oa In 1914, desertion; Lelta M. Rex
v , Ernest E. Rex, married at Albany,
Or, In 1909, one son, desertion; Hilda
MoMahon vs. Edward A. McMahon,
married at Seattle In 1914. cruelty:
Maggie M, Crow vs. Samuel Crow, mar.
I . T).!.. . .a . in17 1 a. .
piainuxr restored to her maiden name,
gaggle M. Ulem. v
.y, . K -V"
A. L. Morris Bound Over.
' A. L. Morris, after a hearing yester
day afternoon before District Judge
Jones, was bound over to the grand
Jury on a charge of larceny by bailee
and his ball was fixed at $1500. He
sold his interest in a coffee booth in
the Yamhill street market to Fred
Hoekins, and la charged with having
old a cash register which he had not
paid. for. The complaint against him
was made by Mr. Hoskins.
The output of the Haw let mills is
now handled by a Et. Louis jobbing
concern, and it will be necessary to
secure a partial release from that
company or arrange to have It mane
the Australian sales.
Sentenced to Jail. V
- A. Nordin. the professed
2. naturopath who was convicted on
two counts of practicing medicine
without a license, was sentenced by
Miss Katherine Jewell Everts de
lighted the audience In the auditorium
of the Lincoln high school with her
dramatic Interpretation of Maeter
linck's "Bluebird." Miss Everts, be
sides being an artist of the first rank
from the dramatic standpoint, pos
sesses a personality so magnetic that
she no sooner steps on a platform than
she has the interested admiration of
her audience. ' The pleasure of the eve
ning'' was heightened with the singing
of delightful children s songs by Mrs.
Lucille Addison Whltlock of Berkeley,
Judge Morrow to pay $200 fine and
serve 15 days in jail. His conviction
in the circuit court' followed an an
peal from a conviction in the district
court, where the fine was only $100
ana no jau sentence.
Two Seek Divorce Decrees.
Suits for divorce have been filed as
follows: Jessie Emerson against Ar
thur Emerson, married in Missouri in
lljr, desertion; William S. Worden
against Clarice E. Worden, married in
Ohio in 1892, two sons, desertion.
DISCRIMINATING BUYERS V
GIVE PREFERENCE TO
OREGON'S SUCCESSFUL LIFE
Combination of Attractive Features:
The New Policy Contract -The
Superior Senrioe and
V The Low Premium Rate
Mr. Woolworth said that business in
all lines la showing a remarkable im
provement throughout the country.
WhUe he would not say It was due
alKJgether to the war, he eaid he found
all lines of business In good condition.
newinterest Suit Designed to .
Test the Dry Law
(Continue From-Pag One)
Xlglxts to Bay Alcohol ta Certain
QuanUtl Is pending Before Court.
The question of whether wholesale
Warrant Issued -
For Walter Logus
Zriueesor of a f400' Check Charged as
XUanlt of am Indictment by Oread
A warrant was Issued today for the
arrest jof Walter J- Loans of Krehs
Logna j company, general insurance
agents,! on a chargeof larceny of a
check of $400. Logus is expected to
put up a $760 bond this afternoon. The
warrant was based on an indictment
returned by th gran a jury.
. The complaining witness is J. O.
Arnoldj attorney, and the trouble has
grown out of a $4000 deal between
Logus and Arnold. Logus sold Arnold
a contract for that sum. Logus con
tends that Arnold still owes him
money; on the deal. Arnold charges
Logus with having entered his office
and stealing a check for $400, which
was made by Arnold in favor of Logus.
-. A civil suit to recover the amount
of the 1 check was filed some time ago
by Arnold against Logus.
Excursion Train to -
Eugene Is Planned
Object 1 to Oiv Portland Senior Sign
School Students Chance to Inspect
Ag-ricnltaral Coll? and V. of 0.
Plans are. afoot for the running ot
special excursion train next Friday
from Portland to Corvallls and Eugene
to give seniors in the Portland high
schools an opportunity to Inspect the
Oregon Agricultural college and the
University of Oregon.
The arrangements are under the di
rection of the Portland O. A. C. club,
assisted by E. B. Lemon, assistant
dean of the school of commerce, and
H. M Tennant, registrar of the agri
cultural college. ,
It Is suspected here that the Hughes
month will be tested, in 4he suit filed
Eoads Get Ready to
Railroad men were in a quandary
this morning regarding the routing of,
trvops xrom ma norwiwesi mat mo ly
be sent to the Mexican Dorser. in
aultles had been made by the quarter
master's department for equipment to
handle the movement but it was not
known at noon whether the soldiers
would be sent south through Portland
via California or east through Portland
via Salt Lakt City and Denver and
south from there.
It was generally supposed that the
movement of the Fort Lawton troops
would use the Southern Pacific south
from Portland and those from Fort
Wright would use the Northern fa
ciflo from Spokane by way of B1U-
All the roads over which the move
rrtent might pass are assembling roll
ing stock in readiness, so that the mo.
ment the actual order to move is given
there may be no delay so far as trans
portation is concerned.
coup in Oregon is to be the main point today by Wadhams & Co against the
of attack when Senator Cummins ar- San Francisco & Portland Steamship
rival in tha ntiLta. The Town, senator i company.
has no complaint as to the Candidacy ino inunpsrwiwa company naa iu , 1 j
of Justice Hughes, but he does insist Its warehouse here two barrels of aW rTlSOner IS X arOlfiQ!
that there should be no cloak of safcc- cohol. which were shipped from San 1 MW"U vrvyvj
titw about it. Hia anaechaa will nrob-1 Francisco to Wadhams & Co. The
ably disclose that he regards Hughes transportation company refuses to de
just as much of a candidate as any liver it on the grounds it would be a
other candidate. violation of the prohibition law.
The Cummins view la that If Hughes On the other hand, the wholesale
did not desire the abmlnatlon, that fact grocers take the stand that the use of
would have been known long before alcohol for manufacturing 'purposes is
this date, and the propaganda in his lawful in this state, and the imports.
behalf would have been stopped by a tion of alcohol for a lawful use cannot
positive statement such as the Jurist be prohibited. The- plaintiffs will be
Is known to be capable of making. The' represented In the case by the law
senator does net consider the fact that I firm of Teal, Minor Sc. Winifreo. The
Hughes is a candidate is any discredit I defendant wirt be represented by A. C
to Hughes or to the bench, but he be- I Spencer, who said he would Invito
lieves tbat all candidacies should be Attorney General Brown and District
placed on the same plane. 1 Attorney Hvans to assist in defending
So Cummins will go into oxegon the pronroition law, if they ex desired.
claiming tne support 01 me Jtrogres-
sives on the record he has made, and Esther Larson Dies
insisting mat au oiner canuaies on R0SCbiirg, Or., May 10. Esther Lar
me uauui nmu uo vcu uy n.o w.c.- .nn . 'Aailarhr nt "Mr o-nA t t
torate in the same way without any Larson of sutherlln. died at Mercy
air of mj-etery or special privilege,
DR. DY0TT OF PORTLAND
. OF CHURCH COUNCIL
hospital in Roseburg on Tuesday. She
was aged 22 years and had lived at
Sutherlln ; for the past fjrtr years.
coming there from Minnesota.
Gets Work on Farm
Governor Wlthycombe today paroled
from the Multnomafl county jail An
drew Thomassen, who was serving 1
sentence of one year for aseault and
robbery of a jitney driver last Decern
ber. He had served about half cf hi:
sentence. He has obtained employ
ment on a farm in eastern Oregon. Ed
Johnson, who wa sentenced to serve
six months for the same crime, has
completed his time.
Washington, May 10. Presiden
Wilson today nominated W. H. Can
con of Medford, Or., as register
the land office at Roseburg, pr.
Washington, May 10 Dr. Luther
RT Dvott of Portland. Or., is named
as one of the incorporator of the
Federal Council of the Churches Of
Christ in America, for which federal
incorporation is proposed in a bill in
troduced by Senator Underwood of Ala
The purpoe Is stated to be the pro
motion of the spirit of fellowship,
service and cooperation among the
churches represented, by securing larger
efficiency in their work, preventing I
duplication of effort and expense, and
by increasing their influence through j
Among the other incorporators, com
prising a large body of men noted In
the religious and educational world.
are Dr. Sbailer Mathews, Bishop Sam
uel Fallows, F. W. Buroham. Charles
t-W. Fairbanks, Bishop W. A. Quayle,
James M. Beck, Professor Henry Wad
Rogers and Dr. W. H. P. Faunce.
Every woman in Portland
WEST EXTENSION OF
, TO BE OPEN IN JUNE
Except only war. there is no subject
more prominently before the people of
the United states today, more dis
cussed in homes, newspapers. . clubs;
any subject which is receiving more
earnest thought and consideration
from those who have the most vital
Interests of l the nation at heart, than
that of domestic relationships mar
riage and divorce.
Washington, May 10. Congressman
Slnnott has been informed by the in
terior department that it is expected
to have the formal notice of opening
of the first unit of the west extension
of the Umatilla reclamation project
ready to lay before Secretary Lane
for approval by tne middle of the
Water Is ready for the land. and. the
date of opening Is to be about the
middle of June. Although there are
nearly 11,000 acres in this unit, only
60 or 60 unlocated tracts are included.
The new tracts are of 40 and 80 acres.
but only a lew or tne latter size. Pri
vate owners ican get water at once.
A drawing plan will be used to decide
between those who file on the unlo
cated tracts. . .
. and the KLEVER Keystone
The Rough Knight
rZLATTTJUira ssobtt sajcxltob
Starts Thursday the super-feature
THE BEGGAR OF CAWNPORE
: 1 . . . ' , 1
IOU Will PUy an UgMlB PoHcy if you take time
' . .: to esuunine the above enumerate ad-
v ' vantage
Home Office: WSlSSi Portland, Ore.
Portland Postofflce Bids.
Washington. May 10. -Th Portland.
Or., postofflce building will be on the
market about the middle of Jun. This
Is the latest word from th of fie of
the .supervising architect of the treas
ury, where tha plana ar being checked
and specifications prepared. This
timet is given on the basis of there
being no farther delay occasioned by
consultation (with the- architect . No
The Theatre Beantful Sixth at Washington
F. JOHNSON. A
Crossed the Plains With His
Parents in 1847, Drawn
by Ox Team,
taken 'to TamhllC Or., Friday for In
terment, which will b under tha
auspices of the Masonic lodge of that
city. . :.;v .. ...
Vancouver. Wash.. May 10. John
Franklin Johnson, aged resident of
this city and pioneer settler of Ore
gon, died yesterday at his home on
East Tenth street, East Vancouver.
He was a native of Texas and was
more than 74 years old.
WJth his parents, Mr. Johnson
crossed the plains with an ox team in
1847 and settled irf Yamhill county,
Oregon. In June, 1864, he watrmar
ried to Miss Margaret L. Wright at
McMinnvllle, Or. In 1910 he removed
to this city, where he had since re
sided. Mr. Johnson was a member of the
Yamhill Masonic lodge. He is sur
vived by his widow, five daughters,
eight grandchildren and three great
grandchildren. The children are: Mrs.
Ora McClintock of Yamhill, Or.; Mrs.
Lyda Campbell and Mrs. Myrtle Crit
tenden of Portland: Mrs. Buedene B.
Hathaway of Rldgefield, and Mrs.
Catherine L. Fouts of Vancouver.
Funeral tervlces will be held at
Limber's undertaking parlors at 10
o'clock Thursday morning, and will
be conducted by Rev. R. H. Sawyer,
pastor of the Christian church, of
which church he had been a member
for about 80 years. The body will be
Last Appearance in
In the Much - Discussed'
Play The Eternal
Tomonr?ow'Sins of Man'
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rush to a window any day to
hear a band go by.
The Victrola makes the world's
greatest bands parade before you -as
you sit in your easy chair Sousa's
Band, Pryor's Band, Vessella's
Band, Conway's Band, U. S. Marine
Band, and other famous musical
Any Victor dealer will gladly show you the complete line of
Victors and Victrolas $10 to $400 and play the music you know
and like best, which is the only way for you to personally judge
its capabilities of satisfying your musical longings.
Victor Talking Machine Co Camden, N. J.
New Victor Recertfe deme trated at all dealers a tha 28th of each
(fepg The instrument of the worlds greatest artists
Yr gj-a safely and aatittactorily Jv 11
tr T"- 1 played only with Victor ItjC ' iHttvtz.
3 ! Ndlmm mt Tanftottm f jTjFJfo IJ&trr Ssfc
t - ' -. Stylua oa Victors or AlVtS rSWjV ' fsS
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Lzi rda cannot be eafcly p EL
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