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FIFTEEN TRUE BILLS
- ARE RETURNED BY
FEDERAL GRAND JURY
! weapon. The complainant was Andrew
i Huber. BhHrely said Huber's cattle
j were bothering him and he hod put op
j a fence to keep them out of his place.
A dispute arose over the location of
I the fence. When Huber started to
I take down the fence Shlvely fired a
couple of shots wjth a revolver
i Shlvely said he did it to scare Huber.
FILES SUIT FOR ACCOUNTING
Charge of Counterfeiting
Made Against Three of the
- 'Accused Men,
Patent Iti gifts to Oregou Silo Are
i in Question,
qi Alleging that the firm of Monroe &
selling "Oregon Silos." W. H. Monroe
today filed suit against the firm for
The plaintiff states that he has the
exclusive rights to the patents of the
I Orirrin kIIo In thla Iprrltorv and that
7 fiHARGE ARE SECRET ih '"''ned over his rights to the defend
ed onnui0 miiu v"-"'"-1 lant under an agreement whereby he
! was to be employed by the firm on both
; a Halary aim commission rms.s. nui
that in February, 191;f, he was dis
charged. He alleges the defendant has
m- further right to handle the Oregon
Pater and Josephine Boesittl Are In
dicted on Charge of Violating
Government Liquor Law.
DAVIDSON TAKES UP
POST AS OPERATING
HEAD OF NORTH BANK
Six Accidents in
I Week Were Fatal
Total of 317 Klsnspa Reported to State
Industrial Commission, 845 Being Sub
ject to Workmen's Compensation.
Salem, Or., May 27. There were re
ported to the state industrial accident
I commission ZA1 accidents, of which sit
I were fatal, during the week ending
SUPREME DICTATOR 0
. a iii i viaj ,. a luuuwuig were ittiauy
SUCCeSSOr tO beneral Man-I injured: L. C. Stark, Portland, raf-
. , j . n road operation; Oscar Monson, Bay
aSer 0. U. JenKS Uiad tO Be c"y. logging; Edward Dixon, Westport,
, , . . ; railroad operation; William Welch,
Fifteen true bills, two secret Indict
ments and one not true bill weie In-
Fraiul in Deal Alleged.
Charging that she was defrauded in
eluded in the fprteral grand Jur's re- t i r-al -st.te deal, Jeanefte Kpenstfi-
I tiled Miit yesterday afternoon apainrl
IV 1 1. Harlhand Joe Rergman for JSOnO
daniapes. She allegfs that Bergmnr
port maMe to .indue Htan this morning.
'Counterfeiting is the charge in tho I
Indictments against Grant Fowlkw.
George Myers, who, It Is alleged,
passed counterfeit federal reserve
notes. J. B. Henderson was lndi(.-tel
on -a charge of lightening gold coins
,bjf '"SweatinK'' them.
-' Peter and Josephine Bosslttl were
business in the north end without a
The following were indicted on h
charge of having opium inthelr pos
session: Kred Goldenhurg. l.ee Beit,
LiOUle 8lck, Chin Gee. Jung Gow, Lee
Tong. Sa Gliurig and George Smltli.
A not true hill was returned against
Frank JIolen. w ho was accused of rob
bing the poHtof fire st Cove, Or.
John Peters was indicted for '.npfr
sonattng another at Huntington for
ths purpose of receiving a registered
letter containing money intended fo:
the person he represented himself to he.
. Kd.Ttarrli k was Imlli ted on a .'arir.
Of breaking Into and robbing the Na
tron, Or., pMof fice.
Actlnc Federal Attorney P.ank! will
go to 8ettl tonight to take .(.posi
tions In a Chinese deportation ease.
Mrs, Rankin will accompany hltr. They
Will return Wednesday.
'..WOULDN'T UvWi: POLAND
representing himself to be a real es
tate dealer, induced her to trade sojpe
lots she had in Greenwood addition for
a house and lot owned by Harth in
Couch addition. She declares they
grossly misrepresented the value of
and income from the house and lot.
Dr. Dean Ordered to Appear.
An order was issued out of j'ud.g:
Gatens' court, citing Pr. Charjes .1
Dean to appear in court June 3 to he
examined in regard to his propertv
for the satisfaction of a judgment of
approximately $4fn. The Judgment
was obtained on allegations of mal
practice. jir liean is the proprietor
of Holly lodge, the roadhouse recently
raided by deputy sheriffs and a num
ber of persons arrested.
. 1 "" '"Kir c - -w" 'f
i i yW; "
--A : S. . k I
M v v h i
Portland, window cleaning; William
Pluard, Cottage Grove, logging; II. E.
Moodie, Portland, house moving.
Two hundred and forty-five of the
accidents reported were subject to tho
compensation act. The accidents by
industry were as follows:
- Sawmill 70, logging 67, construction
54, light and power 11, paper mill 7,
iron and steel 10, machine shop 9, meat,
packing 6, mining 4, department store
4, Telegraph & Telephone Co. 3, flour
mill 3, grocery 2, sand and gravel 2,
creamery 2, farming 2, and of the fol
lowing one each: Timber cruiser, ce
ment company, condensory, furniture
manufactury, paving, woolen mills,
rock crusher, bottling works, tinshop,
refining foodstuff, tank and pipe man
ufactory, ice plant, varnish manufac
tory, rope manufactory, window clean
ing, warehouse, machinery merchant,
THE LOYAL ORDER
Secretaries of the Different
Moose Lodges Are in Con
ference in City Today,
r p mi mini iiiii 1 1 1 i iijm
Accused of Knibezzlement.
George Novich, who Is under Indict
ment lor embezzlement, has been ar
rested a I Waco, Texas, and Deputy
Sheriff Hector will leave tonight to
bring him back to Portland. He is
charged with having embezzled $170
from the Oregon Transfer company.
Stvee. ley's Condition Unchanged.
The condition of Charles Sweeney,
capitalist and mining man of Spokane,
who is seriously ill at the Portland
Suiyhal hospital, was reported as un
charged tMs morning.
Michnel Kapron Aks Divorc
Other Suits Filed. 1
.Because bis wife refuses to leave I
htt native land of Poland and come to I
America to live with him. Michael Ka-PRNCE STANDS
.pron nas rued suit ror divorce worn
Rosalia Kapron. They were married
In Poland in I'M 2.
Orayre G. llulman filed suit for dj
vorce from Phelps Holman, charging
that within one year 'of their marriage.
f at Vancouver, July 2. 1905. her husband
uDtgan a life of riotous squandering of
(Continue'! from Pag One)
lowine successful conclusion of thA
money, of drunken sprees and neglect ( submarine negotiations, the United
of home. She says also he pid thy : states occupies an absolutely free po
bllls of other women. She asks for $.'5 J sition in the event of being asked to
a jnonth alimony. ! mediate in behalf of peace. Karly
On. the grounds of drimkp-iness. ; peace is as important for the neutrals
cruolty and desertion, Louise ivtackev
began suit for divorce from Martin
Mackey, They were married in Chi
caro in 1908, and have one child.
Divorce was granted to Edith I..
Hatt from Edward I,. Hart, innrrled
tn Fl9rlda In 1895. The charge was desertion.
as for tho belligerents.
"I believe peace is on the way. It
might he many months in coming, or
only a few weeks."
LIQUOR DIIKXC'UKS SEWER
Constable Destroys Supply Seized
S H ; . in Raid Last February.
-Th 20 gallons or more of 'Iquor
i which was seized lart February when
; the rooming house at 85 u, North Sec
I Ond." Street was raided was destroyed
' yesterday afternoon by Constable Andy
i Weinberger. It was emptied in the
j sewer. The liquor was the property of
Ixiulse Olcese, landlady, 71 years old,
1 who was arrested at the time of the
The court also issued an, order for
Sheriff Hurlburt to destroy 24 nottles
I Of "beer, two quarts of whiskey and
some wine that was seized when Rob- V
Others Getting Busy.
The -'lague, May 27. (I. X. S.)
(Special 1o the London Daily Mail.)
Berlin dispatches declare that not
I only the pope but King Alfonso of
; iSpain and possibly the Swedish gov
ernment is seeking grounds for in
, tervention in favor oZ peace negotia
tions. The messages hint that unless
I President "Wilson takes prompt action
'tie honor of bringing peace will go
j to another power.
A. J. Davidson.
A. J. Davidson took office this morn
ing as general superintendent of the
North Bank railway system, succeed
ing General Manager C. U. Jenks. who
1 now acting general manager if th-3
Great Northern at St. Paul.
Mr. Davidson will have supe-vlsion
of all of the North Bank properties, in
cluding the Spokane, Portland & Seat
tle Railway Co., the Oregon Truni-- rail
way, the Pacific & Eastern Railway,
the I'nited Railways and the SKkaue
&. Inland limpire Railway Co.
Mr. Jenks succeeds G. H. Kmerson,
who has been named to git on the arbi
tration hoard that is to convene in
New York soon to discuss with repre-j
sentatives of the four railroad brother-
hoods 'the recent demand for a uni-i
versal eight hour day. '
Mr. Davidson is not a stranger In '
Portland, Up till last November he
was here as superintendent of tii Ore- !
gon Klectric, United Railways, the As- ,
toria and Vancouver divisions ot the i
North Bank system. In November he I
was transferred to Spokane and given '
charge of the Spokane & Inland Km- j
pire Railway company. j
"l am glad to be back In Portland," '
said Mr. Davidson this morning, "and
am also glad to t,hy that business
seems to be improving throughout the i
Pacific northwest. Spokane is having'
a revival of prosperity becacse of
activity in mining and lumbering, two 1
very important industrlee in that dis- :
IT CHIEF OF POLICE
MAY BE HELD LIABLE
Court Makes Ruling in Suit
for Damages for Personal
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South Dakota Is
Preparing to Come
Bremerton, Wash May 27.
He (P. N. 8.) Under orders from.
the navy department, the ar-
mored cruiser South Dakota to-
4 day is preparing to sail for
Portland, where it will partlci-
pate In the annual Rose carol-
val on June 10. After the Rose
c carnival the South Dakota will
proceed to San Francisco ana
later to San Diego. The date of
her return to the Puget sound
navy yard is Indefinite.
Qarag Employs Bays Dead Bandit
Charles Bout off, TngiUf Member of
Oaa That Bobbed Los An;eles Bank
San Francisco, May 27. (P. N S.)
Police Sergeant John J. Molarity's
elayer. who was killed yesterday In a
waterfront shack after a two hour bat
tle with 100 policemen, today was par
tially identified as Charles Boutoff,
fugitive member of a gang of bandits
who held up and robbed the Ioyle
Heights bank of Los Angsles several
The identification was mafle Dy
Frank Matsuyama, employe of a local
garage, where George Nelson and mem
bers of his gang kept an automobile
prior to Nelson's death last jrear in a
fight with the police.
C. S. Fee at Portlano.
Charles S. Fee of San Francisco,
passenger, trarric manager ot tne
Southern Pacific company, is a guest
t the Portland.
FRANCHISE RULE FOR
BY UTILITIES OFFICIAL
Idea in Mind Is to Secure a
More Dependable Service,
It Is Explained,
SUBJECT BEING DISCUSSED
nally by the city. Under a franchise
the Jitneys could be made to maintain
At the. present time, however, the)
proposed step has not none beyond tha
Stages of discussion. '
Investigating Off" Lot Lines; g
The department of publu- vorks is
making an Investigation of lot lines OO
Thurman Street, Willamette. Heights, ;
some doien houses having been found
to overlap property lines in h survey
made yesterday in connection with rs-
cent slides. A mixup is feared. Houses
affected belong to J. 1). Wilson, j . Ed'
wards, A. McNary, Mrs. K. W. Welch,'
11. P. Christensen, F. A. Jackson, I). A,
Uayton, V. H. Jordun. F. r. Packard.
1j. O. Barker, L. F. Reed and N. M,,
Franchise System Would rrobably Ap
ply Only to Certain Boutet In tfca
City Limits, Zt Is Declared.
Berlin Says Peace Impossible.
Berlin. May 27. (V. P.) President
Wilson should not make an attempt to
Intervene in the war at present, it was
declared here today.
Two neutral ambassadors iolA the
United Press ' today that peace this
summer is impossioie. Recent ex-
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i -. to.,... i..t . . .. ,i""6c uriwccu mo ueuigereni cap
1 ertTUcelnl was arrested soma tim ae-r ji . . .. . , '
at J18 Second street.
JURY FINDS FOR
$7500 Dumases llml Keen Asked
: , fur Death of IJ. Weis..
' A Jury In Jude K.avanaugh's court
brought in a verdict last night for the
J defendants in the Buit for I7C0O dam
' ages brought by II. G. W'eisz, admlnis
; trator of the estate of Reinhold "Welsz
against J. J. Kadderly and Herbert L.
' nelnhold Welsz was killed March 3
i while riding a bicycle across the Mor-
risen street bridge. He was struck by
, an automobile being driven by the Kad
i derlys. The automobile had been fol-
lowing a street car and turned to the
i left, to go around the car. when it
struck the man on the bicycle.
J Fence Causes Dispute.
1 ; ' As the result of a neighborhood row
S ever a division fence. O. W. Shlvely, a
j farmer living near Lents, was bound
1 Over to thn grand Jury yesterday after
j noon by District JudRe Daytou on a
j charge of assault with a dangerous
fident of winning
Ono envoy said he believed fighting
would cease in October, basing his
opinion on a conviction that a sum
mer's figbtin.i; would indicate an un
breakable deadlock on all fronts. Peace
suggestions could then be carried
through tlie winter, taking at least one
year for their consummation.
Ambassadors believe some neutral
ruler other than President Wilson has
a better chance than he to conclude
peace. President Wilson's stand on the
allied blockade will answer the ques
tion of whether he is satisfactory to
Germany as a peace maker.
High Schools' Day
To Begin Full Hour
Earlier Hereafter m
High school pupils will start
their studies Monday at 8
o'clock, instead of 9. The board
(if education last night author-
i.ed earlier starting of reclta
t tions for the remainder of this
term only, at the request of Su-
perintendent L. R. Alderman.
Six periods of 45 minutes
each will be held, which means
the dismissal of school for the
day at 12:45 p. m. It was
fc pointed out that the new ar-
rangement. during the pleasant
days, expected from now on.
would be much more agreeable
than a later beginning and a
dismissal in mid-afternoon.
The ojd ir applies only to the
1 - : V. i
Smash, Thia Peace, lo Hope.
Rome. May 27. (U. P.) A terrific
smash, aimed to eliminate the Turks
and Bulgarians from .he war, Is the
plan of the allies to bring peace, ac
cording to general reports current here.
Heavy blows by the allies from Sal
onlkl to Mesopotamia will be followed
by a tremendous simultaneous offen
sive against both the Austrian and Ger
man lines In an effort to win a vlctorv
over the central powers jforc winter
I sctfc in.
Enormous forces of French, Italian,
British and Serolan troops have been
; cor,centra ted at daloniki and are awalt
! lng the word to.stgke what the allies
hope will trove the deathblow of the
cause of the central powers. In the
near east the Russians are pressing
forward toward Bagdad.
Despite reports of initial Austrian
successes In the Tyrol drive, the It
alian public Is confident that the out
come of t he -struggle will spell victory
for the Italian for ss. It was stated
today that when the Austrian offensive
bi-uan, King Victor Emmanuel's tr ops
lacked guns heavy enough successfully
to cope with th Austrian cannon, but
this deficiency has now been remedied.
If somebodv puts a nickel weighing
machine on the sidewalk and a man
stumbles over it and breaks his leg
the mayor cannot be held responsible,
j The point as to whether the chief of
police can be held ltable Is not so clear.
I These were the conclusions of Judge
Kavanaugh, voiced today in connection
with the suit of Charles V. Sanders
.".gainst Mayor H. R. Albee and Police
Chief John Clark for $5000.
Judge Kavanaugh sustained the de
murrer to the complaint so far as
Mayor Albee Is concerned and too
the matter of the police chiefs respon
sibility under advisement until briefs
can be submitted. The court said,
however, that his opinion at this time
is that neither can the chief of police
be, held liable as he thought no one but
the property owner is responsible.
"Yes." said Attorney John Ditchburn,
"but these weighing machines are all
over town and we cannot find out who
'Are you suing us because you can
not find anybody else to sue?" asked
Deputy City Attorney Stanley Myers,
who was representing the city officials.
Myers argued that no one but the
property owner Is responsible. The
weighing machine in question was et
Second and Yamhill streets and on No
vember 12, 1915, Sanders fell over it
and broke the bones in his knee.
Suit was brought against the mayor
and chief of police, Ditchburn said, be
cause an ordinance had been passed
providing that these officials should be
responsible for keeping the city streets
' and sidewalks In repair and free from
He sa.id he had been unable to find
out who owned the weighing machine
at the corner or any of the other places
in town. "I -have even considered
stealing one of; the machines to see who
would claim lti In order to find out the
owner," he said.
K. J. Ilenning.
A conference of the secretaries of
the different Moose lodges of Oregon
is being held today at Moose ha'.l.
Royal building, presided over by T. R.
Ratcliffe, deputy supreme organizer
for Oregon. There are 30 lodges rep
resented. The principal objects of the
conference are to discuss the new
regulations concerning financial ac
counts and collections, hear the ad
dress of Supreme Dictator E. J. Hen-
ring of ban Diego, the head of the
fraternity, and to confer over matters
of importance to the growth of the
order in Oregon.
Withdrawal Topic I
Not to Be Taken
General Fnnston Forbids Pershing to
Siscnss Possibility of Withdrawing'
Troops In Conference With Gavlra
Washington. May 27. Ir. P
General Funston has instructed Gen
eral Pershing not to discuss with
drawal of American forces from Mex
ico at the coming conference with
General (Javira at Jsamiquipa, it was
Funston directed Pershing to con
fine his talk to a discussion of Mex
ican and American cooperation in
hunting bandits. Pershing reported
I he desired Gavira to come to Xaml-
quipa, believing he could convince
him that with actual cooperation
banditry in northern Mexica could
be stamped out.
Persning reportea seeing no move
ments of large Carranzlsta forces, and
said there were no Indications of
natives having been armed and in
cited to revolt.
WARNS CLUB WOMEN
AGAINST THE STYLES
(Continual From Pgp OnO
Jg- l lj 3 f. 3j
Children's Parsds Is Interesting1 Fea
ture for Many Visitors; Exhibit
Frizes Ar Awarded.
Roseburg. Or., May 27. With n
large number of visitors in attendance,
the second day of Roseburu's Straw
berry carnival opened on Friday morn
ing with the school children's parade,
it is estimated that there Were not
less than 1200 children in line, and tho
decorations for the parade exceeded
that of arty previous year. In the
afternoon tho automobile parade was
held and it was the best seen at any
festival for many years, the auto of
J F. Barker receiving first prize and
that of George Kohlbngen receiving
the second prize lor the best deco
In the exhibit of strawberries Wil
l!nm Pemberton received first prize for
the best crate, with J. C. Claypool sec
ond, and William Austin tnird. The
queen's ball was held last evening at
In His Latest Comedy
Wilson's Speech Ready.
Washington. May 26. (U. P.) Pres
ident Wilson's speech, which he Is to
deliver before the League to Enforce
Peace tonight was completed Friday.
It will require but IS or 20 minutes to
Officials close to the president be
lieve the time is near when seeds of
peace may be sown. Wilson's address
at Charlotte, N. C, was described as
the first step toward this end. Tomor-
I row he will go further, it was de
clared, showing that the belligerents
j are apparently deadlocked.
It Is even believed the president
majrnso so lar as to indicate that a
cessation of hostilities should not
await an overwhelming victory by
either Bide, Some think President Wil
son is feeling his way cautiously on
Man Shoots Self
In Suicide Effort
Shooting himself in the head with a
revolver, TKomas Lewis, 408 Jessup
street, attempted to commit suicide at
1:30 o'clock this afternoon. He .eft a'
note assigning as his reason poor
health. He la 45 years olj. Hrs wife
la employed down town. He was
taken to a hospital by the Ambulance
not get one of these for less than
$150 each. I would not make one for
less than $250."
Mrs. W. K. James of St. Joseph,
Mo., also talked to the women about
clothes. She said women should wear
simpler clothes because of the in
creased expense and the greater num
ber of changes for the seasons.
Talks On Foods.
Miss Sarah Louise Arnold, Jean of
Simon's college, Boston; Miss Julia
Lathrop, chief of the children's bu
reau, Washington, and Lawrence Veil
ler of the National Rousing associa
tion, were a few of the many speakers.
Dr. Graham Lusk, professor of physi
ology of Cornell university, talked on
foods. He told of a man who lived
200 days doing hard labor by eating
only potatoes and butter. The last 95
days the man ate 800 pounds of pota
toes and 60 pounds of butter, drftiking
water in which the potatoes were boiled
so as to get all the nourishment and
eating parts of the skins, the professor
Secretary of the Interior Lane ad
dressed the delegates. His subject
was "The Nation's Natural Wealth."
A general discussion on conservation
Mrs. John Dickinson Sherman, head
of the conservation department, also
presented her report.
, ust Hans Take Mountain Ridge.
Vienna, May 27. (I. N. S.)
Capture by the Austrians of a
mountain ridge, extending from
Carnoci Campeverd to Maata, with
2500 prisoners and four machine guns.
! was claimed in an official statement
Issued from the war office today.
To Plan Cooperation.
EI Paso. Texas, May 27. (I. T. S.)
General Gavira, Carranzlsta coun
mander of the northern Chihuahua
district, has notified Washington that
he has consented to confer with Brig
adier General Pershing and that he
has started preparation for his de
parture to Namiquipa, where the con
ference will be held. The two gen
erals. It is said, will work out plans
for closer cooperation in their mill
General Gavira conferred with Gen
eral Bell, at Fort Bliss, regarding the
aisposttlon of troops in northern Chi
huahua. but the details of the confer
ence were unobtainable.
Sol Due Hotel Swept
By $500,000 Blaze
Was Managed by H. C. Bowers, Form
rly With the Multnomah of This
Cltyj Structure Complete Ioss.
Port Angel es. Wrash., May 27. Fire
Friday afternoon swept the main build
Ings of the bol Due Hot Springs
Hotel ana rbanuanum, entailing
less of JaOO.000. The hotel was lO'
cated In the. Olympic mountains an
was built by Michael Earles, a lum
berman. The hotel was under th
management or n. u. Bowers, pionee
hotel man of Portland, formerly eon
nected with the Multnomah hotel
that place. Mr. Bowers came here
month ago to take charge. No one
It was announced this morning that
no effort will be made to rebuild th
hotel this summer. Insurance amount
ed to about $70,000.
Riggs Bank Officers
Acquitted by Jury
Vbarles Glover and Other Officials of
the Washington Institution, Charged
With Fsrjury, Found Hot Crullty.
Washington, May 27. (U. P.)
Charles Glover, president, and Henry
Fleather and Wiil'am Fleathcr offi
cials of the F.iggs National bank, were
found not guilty of petjury today. The
jury deliberated nine minutes.
House Not to Visit Europe.
Washington, May 27. (Ul P.) Colo
nel House does not Intend to visit Eu
ro ne In the near futura nn & na
mission. Officials today expressed in-
terest In Berlin reports that ha was I
Mrs. M. Rahn Dies, ;
Funeral Wednesday 1
Mrs. Martha Rahn, wife of A. Rahn,
who died at her home. 15 East Fifty
third street, on Friday, May 26, was a
native of Germany, and had resided in
this city for the past 13 years. She is
survived by her husband and three
children, Harold, Albert and Emma
Rahn. Funeral services will be held
next Wednesday at 2:30 from the es
tablishment of J. P. Finley & Son,
Montgomery and Fifth streets.
When writing or eaUJog ea dTerttaets. pleMe
THE man behind
the counter lets
you take your choice,
but he knows you
have chosen well
when you look
through the cigar
case and pick the
To insure dependable service and
give the city more adequate control it
is possible that plans will be worked
out for putting Jitneys on a franchise
Commissioner Daly has the Idea in
mind and has talked with several
leaders of the jitney movement on tho
The idea In the rough is to give
franchises to companies or associa
tions or other'unlts pledged to give a
fixed service. These units having
franchises would be held responsible
for the Individual Jitneys under their
Franchises would probably be given
for certain fixed routes, the person
holding the franchise being responsible
for all the Jitneys on the route.
It is found almost impossible to con
trol the independent Jitney as it now
operates, even though licensed lndlvld-
Wants Itpport on Dawson Street.
The council yesterday directed Cotn
I' isMont r Dieck to make a report on
th.. improvement of Dawson street In
St Johns. The street Is said lo be
in a denlornble condition with the con-
Iraiinr under no obligation to muln-'
taUi the pnvcment.
Port Klociion Juno 27. '
Kenucwick, U nsh., May 27. June 37
has been set by the port commission
as the date tor the special election,
when the voters of the district Wiil
either ratify or reje, t Dm comprehen
sive plans for harbor improvement that
the commissicnei's of the port district:
have prepared. 1 he plans provide
wharves, warehouses, trai-ks. necessary
dredging uml equipment nn-rssnry to.
load and unload boats.
lias a Knapping Turtle Snap.
New York, May 27. U. P.) On thl"
question of whether a snapping turtla
can really snap hangs a $5000 personal
damage suit here.
Defense lawyers say It hisn't teeth
and manifestly cannot bite. Counsel
for the plaintiff retorted by citing th
Praise the Allies
Washington. May 27. (U. P.) Rep
resentative Gardner today Introduced a
resolution declaring that a vast ma
jority of Americans believe Austria and
Gerqjany precipitated the war, and ask
ing congress to congratulate the allies
for punishing "international faithless
ness." Want Exercises In Theater.
Because of the size of the June, 1916,
class at Lincoln High school. Su
perintendent Alderman has been asked
to have the commencement exercises
held in a theatre instead of the school
auditorium. There are 212 In the class.
Passports to Mexico Refused.
Washington, May 27. (I. N. S.)
Giving "disturbed conditions" as the
cause, government officials today were
refusing passports io any one wishing
st 1 to go to Mexico City.
New Victor Records
A song written and sung by Caruso
"My Old Kentucky Home" by Gluck
A catchy ballad by Harry Lauder
and 67 others including
4 magnificent orchestral overtures
2 favorite revival hymns.-
6 delightful numbers for children
4 really amusing "comics"
10 superb concert songs
2 attractive marimba band selections
7 splendid instrumental trios and solos
4 melodious dance numbers
4 fine band records
20 up-to-the-min'ute popular songs
Hear these new Victor Records today at any Victor dealer's.
He will gladly give you a complete descriptive list and play an
music you wish to hear.
Victors and Victrolas $10 to $400.
Victor Talking Machine Co., Camden, N. J.
New Victor Record demonstrated at all dealers on U 2SA f each month f
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