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THE OREGON DAILY - JOURNAL, PORTLAND TUESDAY, MAY; 18, . 1916.
FORMER LOCAL MAN
NAMED AS MINISTER
. BY FREE METHODISTS
Revi Alexander Beers Left
Portland 25 Years Ago to
gin Theological Studies,
TITHING PLAN IS FAVUKtU
'Tt Usthodlst Church la Orsffoa Iu
' loaool Su About 900.
Been to th First Free Methodist
f rtuirtie pastorate as announced yester
day -by Bishop W. T. Hogue at the
-closing session of the convention in
.., iana a man wno ieii nere a quarter oc
.a century afro to study for the nUn
?jstry. For the past 21 years Mr. Been
; has been president of the Seattle Pa
cific college and under his guidance
the theological school has grown in
f students and equipment.
t W, H. Coffee Vamed.
r Another Important appointment an
i nounced was that of W. N. Coffee, dis
trict elder here for the past four years,
, to the pastorate of Central church,
, Center addition, Portlarid.
. According to the report of W. N.
Coffee on the finances of the church
111 thft Clrmmn Pnnftrani, fh alrara trm
" salary paid ministers $291. The total
I received by ministers was $7002. The
value of church buildings was esti
mated at $32,000; parsonages at $15,
'000. with 32 appointments. The Free
i Methodist church In Oregon has 700
y members, according to Mr. Coffee's re-
port and 900 Sunday school children.
5 The tithing plan of church support
;was approved by the conference and a
committee appointed to work out a
j' Plan to report next year.
Appointments Are Made.
i The full list of appointments read
thy Bishop Hogue was as follows:
I Portland district: Frank L. Burns,
; district elder; Portland First church,
' Alexander Beers; Portland Second
church. St. Johns and Bethany, J. A.
I Harper; Portland Central church, W.
I.N. Coffee; Portland Third church, the
" new church Just completed at Lents,
; R. H. Clark: Houlton. V. R. Plumlee;
Oresham, E. I. Harrington; Forest
j Grove and Ulllsboro, J. N. Ward; Oren-
ccv 0.'"WV Bonduranr; 8unnysida and f
Damascus, V. M. Hlgbee. - v ? ' ; '
- The Dalles district: Frank E. Burns,
district elder: The Dalles mission. E. I
E. Lesan and Mrs. E. E. Lesan, supply;
R. Ellis and Willis M. Baker, supply;
Madras, E. D. Blackman and Mrs. E.
D. Blackman, supply.
Salem district: W. J. Johnson, dis
trict elder; Salem and Aumsvllle, W.
J. Farnbam, of Nebraska. suddIt:
Woodburn and Hubbard, H. A. Walters;
ans uuy, w. welter; Lakeview, A. 8.
Wright; Lacomb and 'Vfaterloo, K. A.
Sayre; Albsny. Peoria and Ingram Is
land to be supplied; .Newberg. a A,
Upton; Beaver, to be supplied.
U D. Clevernger was made evange
list by the conference. J. D. Cook.
Cyrus Cook and TV r. jcnni! wr.
placed on the superannuated list. E.
w. Hight was left without an appoint
ment in order that he may attend the
Seattle Pacific college. J. O. Hessler
was granted a certificate of standing.
F. L. Burns, W. J. Johnson,' B. C.
Dewey, D. M. Cathey and R. T. Trull
lnger were elected to thr' conference
board of evangelists.
French Hero of Air
Xtlenteaaat Havaxre Drops X&Tltatlon
to "Hawk" of Germany; Engage la
Championship Duel in the Clouds.
Paris. May 16. (U. P.) Lleuaen
ant Navarre. France's 21-year-old air
hero, has dropped a second manifesto
behind the German lines, challenging
Lieutenant Immelman, the famous
"hawk" of Germany, to an air duel for
this championship of the world.
The German flyer, credited with
bringing down 15 enemy aeroplanes,
ignored the first challenge dropped
from the sky a month ago. Navarre,
who has 14 air victories to his credit,
Informed Immelman in his second mes
sage that be Intends to make his aero
plane the fifteenth shot down. Allied
aviators all along the western front
are waiting with tense Interest the
outcome of the' challenge.
Statements Prepared for The Journal by Seekers or Nominations
for Election to the State Legislature, Show Why the Candidate
Believes He Should Be Elected and What He Expects to Accom
plish If Elected.
Woman Falls Down
Open Elevator Shaft
Mrs. Jane Walker, 40 years old,
housekeeper at the Hotel Nortonia, ab
sentralndedly opened an elevator door
on the first floor of the hotel yes
terday and dropped 12 feet to the
bottom of the pit. She was picked
up unconscious and removed to the
Good Samaritan hospital by the Ambu
lance Service company. Her left
shoulder, left elbow and left hip were
found to be fractured. Her condition
OSCAR W. HORNE Is seeking the
Republican nomination for repre
sentative from Multnomah county. He
was born in St. Paul, Minn., in 1867.
In 1882 he moved to Portland, Or., and
has resided here during the period ex
cepting 13 years which was spent in
New York city.
Mr. Home is a builder and a mem
oir of the Bricklayers union of this
city. For the past two years he has
served the Bricklayers International
union as a special deputy and auditor
throughout the northwest. In that ca
pacity he has been instrumental in
settling many labor disputes between
employer and employe. Mr. Home was
a member of the last legislature and
was the only acknowledged representa
tive of labor, introducing air the labor
measures of the Oregon State Federa
tion of Labor.
He was chairman of the committee
of labor and Industries and had in his
charge the workmen's compensation
act and other important labor meas
ures. "I am seeking reelection on the re
quest of the Central Labor Council
and other labor organizations of this
city and believe I should be elected
so as to represent the wage earner,"
says Mr. Home. "If elected I shall
.support the platform and policies ad
vocated by organized labor and will
support all measures that will better
the condition of our state and its peo
ple. "I am running on the following plat
form: 'State printing of text books
used in all schools and to be furnished
consumers at cost and all legislation
that will encourage home Industries,
lust taxation. Protect , women and all
other workers. Sane workable plan of
rural credits. Improve method of deal
ing with delinquent children. Good
roads without graft.' My slogan is
'Home Industries, Home Labor, Fewer
Laws, More Justice.' "
CG. SCHNEIDER Is a candidate for
representative from Multnomah
county on the Democratic ticket. He
was born In Oregon and has spent the
greater part of his life In this state,
having lived in Multnomah county for
nearly 14 years. He is 26 years old,
an attorney, graduated from the law
department. University of Oregon in
1913 and was admitted to practice
law the same year. He has had no
experience in public life.
"Having lived for a number of years
In eastern Multnomah county and later
in Portland I believe I am conversant
with the needs and wishes of the
farmer as well as the laborer and busi
ness man, and if elected will endeavor
is a happy
It adds to
the joy of
people the world over.
After dining or smoking
it sweetens the month,
soothes the throat
removes breath odors.
Stimulate the flow of saliva
help appetite and (Egestion
teeth: this is the
message of the Sprightly
Send for their free book in hand
some colors good cheer for young
and old. Wm. Wrigley Jr. Co,
1609 Eesner Building, Chicago,
G&ldi hspt right
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to represent all classes to the best of
my ability." Mr. Schneider says. "I
will favor the printing by the state of
all text books used in the public
schools and will favor any legislation
tending to develop Oregon resources
and encourage manufacturing."
PAUL C. BATES is a candidate for
representative to the legislature on
the Republican ticket. He is 42 years
of age, and has been a resident of
Portland for more than 23 yeais. He
is engaged in the general Insurance
business with the firm of McCargar.
Bates St Lively in the Yeon building.
He was one of the organizers of the
Hazelwood company, the Portland Pure
Milk & Cream Co. and the Terminal
Ice & Cold Storage Co. He was one
of the original stockholders and direc
tors of the Hawley Pulp & Paptr Co.,
and is a stockholder and director "of
the Oregon-Portland Cement company,
and Is a stockholder of the W. H. Ec
cles Lumber company. He is also a
stockholder In different steamship
companies, owns stock in the Morgan
building and Hanover apartments, and
owns more than 1200 acres of land in
Sherman and Jefferson counties.
. "I deeire election to the legislature
because I have been reminded on sev
eral occasions that business men
should not complain of legislation as
long as they are indifferent to public
service and decline to give part of
their time to the solution of the vari
ous questions often solved by the leg
islature in a manner frequently bitter
ly resented. Personally, I have no de
sire for a public career; but 1 am
willing to do my share to the extent
of giving part of my time', if elected,
to the extent of 40 days, U the study
of public questions and the 'best pos
sible solution of them," Mr. Bates says.
"If I am elected, I will do everything
within my power to support construc
tive legislation carrying out some
sound system of rural credits. I favor
a system of either state or national
backing, and the sale of bonds on irri
gation projects under districtg properly
organized, and where the federal recla
mation engineers, together with the
state engineers, have approved the proj
ects from both an engineering and an
agricultural standpoint. I believe in
a community property law, or in other
words, a law that will give an equal
division of property to married women
on all property accumulated subse
quent to marriage. I believe in the
gradual extension of state highway
work. I am heartily In favor of a
minimum wage law for women workers
and reasonable restrictions as o the
hours of employment.
"I am most vigorously opposed not
withstanding popular opinion to the
contrary to any attempt to repeal the
existing compensation law In this state
and restore conditions similar to those
that existed prior to the passage of this
GUS C. MOSER, candidate for the
senate on the Republican ticket.
was oorn in Buffalo county Wisconsin.
He was admitted to the bar June l
1894, and has since practiced law In
Portland. He Is 45 years of age, and
has lived in Portland 25 years.
He wa. for four years chief deputy
district attorney under John Manning,
and Is now completing his first term
in the state senate. He is a life mem
ber of the Mu.ltnomah Amateur Ath
letic club; a member of the Commer
cial club; of the Ad club; Progressive
Business Men's club; the Muts and
other civia organizations.
"Having served in the senate dur
ing the last two sessions, and having
rendered faithful and conscientious
services to my constituents, and hav
ing made a record which has been com
mended by thousands of the voters of
this county, and having gained the
experience which should even tetter
qualify me to act as a legislator. I de
sire the opportunity of further aervlng
my oeignDors ana mends, and making
such contribution ag I may to the
building of a greater and better Oregon
If nominated and elected. I shall con
tinue faithfully to serve the public
I have heretofore," Mr. Moser says
Mines in California
Are to Be Developed
Taoaua Men Head Company That Kas
mrchasad Group Wear Butter Creek;
7oor Claims Are Znclnded,
Butter Creek, CaL, May 16. (P. N.
S.) The South Keystone group of
mines, between Sutter Creek and Ama
dor City, has been bought by a com
pany headed by A. Huth and William
Virges of Tacoma. They will-begin de
velopment work as scon as the ma
chinery can be put in place. The group
of mines consists of the Mclntlre, Boy
son, North Star and South Keystone
claims. The North Star shaft will be
unwatered and worked. It is 1000 fet
deep. The property adjoints the fa
mous Keystone mine at Amador, which
has a record of $12,000,000 production.
Charles H. Colpe will manage the op
erations. Aerial Mail Service
Bid to Be Accepted
Postmaster General rinds That Tender
Thought Too High will Kesult In
Saving of $35,000 a Tear.
Washington, May IS. (L N. S.)
Postmaster General Burleson has no
tified D. Byers that his bid of $44,560
a year for transportation of the malls
by aeroplane from Seward, Alaska, to
Iditarod had been delayed, pending fil
ing of a bond.
It was stated that the officials, wo
at first thought the bid too high, have
since discovered a plan whereby
Byers service will resuit in a yearly
saving of $35,000 and vast improve
ment of the service.
Charles Sweeney Is
The condition of Charles Sweeney, re
tired Spokane capitalist and mining
man, wnu is seriously in at. tne Port
land 8urgical hospital, was reported as
slightly Improved this .morning. His
daughter. Mrs. F. J. Finucane of Spo
kane, arrived In Portland this morning.
Mrs. Sweeney and a son, Frank Swee
ney, have 'been here for some time.
Confederate Veterans Meet,
Birmingham, Ala-, May 16. (U. P.)
-Forty thousand Confederate veterans
and their relatives are attending their
twenty-sixth reunion here today. They
are encamped in the fair grounds and
the parka . '
III ILL. Ll
WAS GOING TO PARTY
Mrs. Mamie Neitzel Meets
Sudden Death on Mount
Mrs. Mamie Neitsel, 64 years old.
wife of John F. Neitzel of 6808 Forti
eth avenue, southeast, was almost In
stantly killed Monday night at 7:16
o'clock, when she was hit by an in
bound Mount Scott tripper train within
a short distance of Archer Place
According to the report made to the
company by Motorman W. S. Lynch, ;
the outbound tripper passed Mrs. Neit
zel as she was walking along the edge
of the track, five feet outside the line
of the Incoming tripper. As the out
bound car passed her. she apparently
believed that the track was clear and
she stepped upon the rails, directly in
front of the Inbound train.
Deputy Coroner Smith was told that
the train was going 20 miles an hour
when the accident occurred.
Death was practically instantaneous.
An ambulance was called from the Am
bulance Service company, but was not
used. Deputy Coroner Smith was no
tified and went to the scene, removing
Mrs. Neitzel's body to the morgue.
Mrs. Neitzel was on her way to at
tend a birthday party at the home of
Mrs. Nlchol, a resident of that lo
cality. Mrs. Neitzel leaves a husband and
two daughters, Dorothy, aged 16, and
Mrs. F. C. Barbur of Hollywood, Cal.,
whose husband is a brother of A. L,
Barbur, city auditor of Portland.
An inquest will be heia tonight at 7
Burning ground coffee In a room wul
banish the odor of stale cigar smoke.
With Paraf fine
The new treatment for constipa
tion by means of lubrication is a re
markable one in many respects.
While the paraffine or petroleum is
taken inwafdly, it is not a laxative.
Ameroil acts only as a lubricant,
causing a gentle, natural movement,
and It does not gripe nor weaken.
Ameroil is a colorless, odorless and
tasteless mineral oil, which is not
absorbed or assimilated by the' sys
tem. It simply softens the hardened,
congested charges and assists Nature
to perform her duty in her own
Ameroil is the Ideal treatment for
constipation and Is being prescribed
by the medical profession in the
most aggravated cases. It is sold at
50c per pint bottle at all Owl Drug
Beginning Tomorrow Morning
Our Entire Stock of Ladies' Fine Suits,
Coats. Dresses and Skirts Will Be
Placed on Special Sale at GREAT SACRIFICE
All new Spring styles and the most beautiful materials and
exclusive things we have ever shown are all included. The
following price reductions will prevail All Ladies' Suits,
Coats and Dresses
$25.00 Values ... $16.75
$30.00 Values $19.75
$35.00 Values $23.50
$40.00 Values $27.50
$45.00 Values . . .. .$31.50
$50.00 Values $35.00
$60.00 Value $41.50
$65.00 Values ..... $45.00
$75.00 Values $53.50
$125.00 Values . . $83.50
300 Ladies9 Suits, Coats and Dresses
Left over from last year fine materials and tailoring, val
ues $25.00 to $50.00.
T CHOICE $9.65
Special Ladies9 Skirts
$ 7.50 Skirts at $ 5.00
$ 8.50 Skirts at. . . .$ 5.75
$10.00 Skirts at $ 7.65
$12.50 Skirts at $ 9.25
$15.00 Skirts at $10.75
$22.50 Silk at $16.75
Special Ladies' Waists
$ 3.50 Waists at ... $ 2.50
$ 4.50-$5 Waists at $ 3.65
$ 7-$7.50 Waists at $ 5.50
$10.00 Waists at . .$ 6.75
$12.50 Waists at. . $ 8.25
$20.00 Waists at. . $13.50
The Store of Style and Quality
Corner Washington and West Park Streets
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Almost Quarter Million Spent in
Royalty Alone for Paving in
This County Last Year
M. of 191
By AM AN MOORE
Some Amazing Facts and Figures
At All News Dealers
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