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THE OREGON - DAILY JOURNAL, - PORTLAND, SATURDAY, T.IARCH - 3, 1317.
FAILURE TO SIGN
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I LUhiuiuii uuii i imu I
GIVES IT NEW ANGLE
Material Men and Other Cred
, Itors Have Not Agreed to
- Complete 'Building.
$21,525 IS CONDITIONAL
Parties Hearly TJnaalaoas la Agreeing
to Mr Statement Until Sawyers
v. Took Baad tor Brooeedlngs.
The controversy over-the payment of
121, 23 additional on the contract prica
of Hans Pederson, contractor on the
nubile auditorium, toolc another; angl
this morning when it was announced
that the material: men and sub-contractors
on the DUilding, creditors or
Pederson. had failed to sign a state
ment' agreeing to complete the build
ing. '. '
The grant of the $21,625 by the ma
jority of the council Is .conditional
upon the filing of an agreement of
creditors to complete the structuie
without delay. George L. Baker, com
missioner of public affairs, and Jn
charge of the auditorium construction,
says -that' the building win be com
pleted on time, even though tne crea
Itors do not file an agreement. i
' According to his. explanation the ma
terial! men and sub-contractors wR'
' proceed with the worlc and look to
Pederson . for payment. Pederson in
turn, .! according to- Baker, upon com
pleting the building, would look to tne
city for the $21,526 which it says ;s
due him because of alleged errors In
his original bid.
At one time the creditors were nearly
unanimous in agreeing to sign a state
ment to complete the building, but dif
ferences arose when lawyers repre
senting the various creditors took a
hand In the proceedings'. 4
Again asks vuange in ame.
Once again Marcus Colin is asking
. that Market street be changed to Audi
torium avenue, and Yamhill street be
changed, to Market street, and Com
missioner Blgelow is to ask the city
council to give Mr. Cohn and i other
property owners a hearing, Mr. Cohn
petitioned the city for the change in
name several . months ago", but Com
missioner Dieck, in charge of the de
partment1' of public works, reported
adversely on the petlton.
, The name Auditorium avenue is sug
gested for Market street because of
the location of the public auditorium
on Market street, and Market street
suggested ror Yamhill, because the
public market is on Yamhill.
- New Loop Sanctioned.
'. I, The city council has sanctioned the
plan, of - the Portland Railway, Light
& Power company no loop its cars
traveling across the Hawthorne ave
nue bridge and down Second street
back First street via Yamhill street.
The cars now 'loop from Second to
First street via Alder. The change
la to eliminate congestion on Second
street between Yamhill and Alder
S Inspection Provided For.
'- The firm of Modjeski & Angler is
to Inspect the steel to be used on via
ducts in the elimination of grade
erosstngs project along the tracks of
the O-W. R. & Nr., according to a de
cision! of the city council. The firm
Is to receive from 24 cents to 65 cents
per ton. acording to the forms of steel
used. The money to nay them cornea
from the contract price for the project.
rave Belmont Street.
Proceedings tor the paving of Bel
mont street tram East Nineteenth to
uast Twenty-first street, were begun
by the city council yesterdav adontinr
Resolution providing for the Improve
ment. Proceedings had previously
: iwej , oiocKea py remonstrances.
.Wine Selling Is the
"Hillsboro, Or., March 3. District
Attorney E. B. Tongue today filed six
Indictments against Fred Stettler,
charging him with selling wine con
trary, to 'the prohibition law. Stettler
1 charged ith selling the liquor in
quantities from a quart to 10 gallons,
the latter amount having been sold to
residents of the locality In which
Stettler lived. ,
Stealer's place was raided last
month and hundreds of gallons of
wine, some of which Is 17 years old,
. is in the bands of the officials. The
. defendant Is well-to-do.
.. ' Tony Metola, Portland, was fined
f SSOO for selling liquor at Orenco. The
court will parole him if he pays $300
cash, otherwise he is to pay the fine
In. jail at the rate of 13-a day.
I Are to Be Examined
All members f the Oregon naval
militia who have not been examined
and ' enrolled in the National naval
-volunteers are urged. to present them
selves at the- offices of Drs. Wolf and
Nordea An the Medical building, Sun
day at 11 a. nu There will be a num
ber of officers present to assist in the
work of entering the men on the rec
ords. ; Special orders have been re
ceived . by.. Captain Blair to 'expedite
. , this work with all reasonable speed.
' Enlistments are being received at 610
Morgan building. .
Grain Laden Ship
Sunk by U-Boat
-London, March .(U. V.) The ship
FconnJsus, requisitioned by the Greek
government to bring grain from Amer
ica for the benefit of the royalist pop
ulace., has been sunk by a submarine.
HERE'S A PIANO
ta St, a wasaiartom. -
Dies in Wisconsin
Wu Eaiu la Slecttfo AatoiaoMie
r Business is Portland Before Oolar
: Sut la Swimtn of Xst Tr.
Word has been received of the death
of TO Spalding at Marshfield, Wis.
Mr. Spalding before solas east last
December was engaged In the electric
automobile business with salesrooms
on' Thirteenth and Washington streets.
He Is well knownjin the electrical
field, having been connected with the
Tillamook Light Power company.
He was- a prominent member of the
Portland"Knights , of Columbus and
other clvio bodies of the city.
Hassalo Lodge.' J. O. O. F, has
adopted resolutions In memorial f-f
Henry Brockman, who died" la this
city February 2, and who had been
a member of the lodge over four yeara.
Mr. Brockman was born in Germany
in- the 1 province of Mecklenburg-
Schwerin, March 30, 1871. served his
allotted time in the German army and
came to this country in 1903. and to
Oregon in 1903. lie was a member of
the United Brotherhood of Carpenters,
and Is survived by his widow, Mrs
Wllhelmlna Sophia Johanna Brockman.
three brothers and six sisters.
During hi membership in the Odd
Fellows be was an active committed
worker, and was a minor officer in
several different positions. At the
time of his death he was warden of
the lodge and was considered one of
the promising members for further
Funeral at Silyer lake.
Mr. Amanda D. Martin, m'ho died
in this city on February 23, had re
sided in Oregon for 60 years and was
born in California in 1855. Funesal
services were held at Silver Lake,
Or., where the body , was forwarded
by the East Bide Funeral uireciors,
Mrs. Martin Is Survived by three chll.
dren Arthur A. Martin of SusaavlHe,
Cal.; Mrs. Florence L. Dobklns and
Mrs. Ida M. Schroder , of Silver Lake.
8he was a filster of John Porter of
California: Columbus Porter of Silver
Lake: R. Y. Porter. Walker, Or.; James
and Joe Porter. Cottage Grove; Mrs.
Nancy Chaiman of Baker; Mrs. Mar
tha Home and Miss Parthenta, Porter
of this city.
' J. L. Sheldon.
The funeral of J. L. Sheldon was
held at the Portland crematorium on
Thursday. Rev. T. F. Bowen offlciat
ins:. The ashes will be placed beneath
the nines on his
liomesteatr near The
Dalles, -where he died on February 26
Mr. Sheldon was in his seventy-second I
year, and was born in Berea, Ohio. He I
served in the Civil war and settled in
Kansas after being mustered out. lie
attained some public attention when
60 years of age by graduating from a
law school at Boulder.J, 60J0. ' Seven
years ago Mr. Sheldon"' settled on a
homestead in. Wasco county. Five
John Cleosby Dies.
John 'Cleosby died in this city on
February 28 from--asthma, at the age
of 59. He is survived by a wife and
by a .sister In North Dakota. Mr.
Cleosby was born in England and for
merly resided In La Center, Wash-,
where he was well known. v Funeral
arrangements ' were in1 charge of the
Erlckson undertaking parlors, . 445
Morrison street. "
'Pioneer Is Interred.
The funeral of Mrs. Ann
Farrell was held this afternoon at the
Finley chapel. Rev. A. D. Skaggs of
Vancouver officiating. ..Mrs. Farrell
crossed the plains In iS52 and her
family settled In what is now known
as wooatawn in tnis city. She was
in her seventy-third
year, ana Was a
native of Iowa. Interment was Ja
Two Auto Bandits
Held at Oakland
yanianu iai., aiarcn 3.-(f.
... ... . .
James colvin, J9 years old, and Lee J
.rrell. 20 years old, under parole
om the Oregon state penitentiary.
jail hre today, suspected of be-
?mbers of a gang of automobile
bandits who have committed a series
, ' . "i ' . ..' . Y'.""- '
nomups m tnis vicinty. uetertives 1
. searching for a third man. believed
to be the gang's leader.
Tho youths were arrested at the
home of their aunt. Mrs. M. Fartano,
formerly of Portland.
?. Xot Known at Salem.
Salem,' Or., March 3. If James Col
vin ana j.ee worren, under arrest in
Oakland, are paroled prisoners from and ln February 18 were similarly pro
the Oregon penitentiary, they were vided for by the home-placing deDart-
nooKed Here under other names, ac-
A George Calvin served time here,
ior polygamy and was conditionally.
pardoned October 23, 1915. in order
Miai . raignt pe returned to North
appear on -the penitentiary records
Two Lads Charged
ranK wigton, 14 years old, and
-It " 7Wwe
automobile Friday night after Patrol-
man w v. w n n 1 a ,
man W. K.. Williams had irlven chase
and fired one shot at the fus-ttivAs
... - ... . kuch (;ul
fired one shot at the fugitives.
The machine was owned bv w v
Tucker, 228 Ankeny street. WlUimms
IV W P
surprised the boys as they drove from
Twenty-seventh and Vaughn streets
anThe1 nred -onelnor8 WTa.
MnriiMA & 1 i
rested at his home. 461 East Ankeny
street, by Patrolmen Van eusen and
Unr.i. ,i 7r. " .
.,,cjr ntn suspeciea or other thrt -
The boy. said they had wbbe? the
tnlli grocery. East Eirhth mWA I
Bnrnslde streets, and planned a South
x-urnana store robbcrv RViHox. iv-.
They were remanded to tho Juvenile
Lose to Pelicitas
Laredo, Texas, March 3 r r s
Five hundred Carranistas sent from
v.utmZA-m , , I nisiodg9 guiny. air. uaw wm said by Motor
FeUcltas under the leadership ef.Fe- cyde Patrolman Ervin to be going 85
Ilpe Rodriguez, according to passen-1 miles an hotir on Mliwauki ,.n...
n ' anrlvliK. i. . . . .
guez'. force at San Juan, and were
700 knieT.' or?
m hk . tl. . i m
?5.-1.A,f!na?r w.r wounded. The
1". - J. wuuuaea. xne
MAY GO, H IS STATED
Docks Chairman Says City
M u st Provide Bulk ' Q rai n
Handling Facilities! ":
Portland has reached a critical stage
in its grain export trade.. The time ha
come when the city, must provide fa
cilities for tb bulk, handling of grain
tnd unless this is done Portland, wi'i
loss its nrestiae as the leading gram
marketing center in the Pacific north
west. Such was the thought emphasized by
C. h. Moores. chairman of the commls
eton of public docks, at a meeting of
the City club, at the Oregon hotel Fri
a a v. '
The first important step will be tn-i
authorization of bonds for the building
of . a grain elevator, Mr. Moores de
clared. .The commission -will, ask the
voters In the June election to authorize
sufficient bonds to construct an' ele
vator of at least 1,000,000 bushels ca
pacity and to provide adequate ter
seattlo has a public elevator of 600,
000 bushels capacity and this monin
bids will be let for the construction of
a storage annex which will have a
capacity of 500,000 bushels of grain.
Mr. Moores said that Seattle is putting
rortn every errort to get tne gram
trade of the inland empire.
-Mr. Moores submitted f figures to
demonstrate that Portland is in much
better condition to build grain eleva
tors than Seattle. He showed that
the bonded indebtedness of Seattle is
$47,194,000, compared to Portland's in
debtedness of 17,042,000. Portland's
water bonds total .$6,619,000, but as
they will be retired by revenues from
the water department, they are not
considered an added obligation. The
total indebtedness for which the city
is responsible as such is only $10,
The Seattle tax-rate is 45.8 mills,
as against PortlanSrs 27.4 mills. Port
land's assessed valuation for 1917 is
$283,125,840, as compared with $212.
868,707 for Seattle. The assessment
of Seattle is approximately 25 per cent
more than the Portland assessment,
while the tax levy fs nearly 70 per
Mr. Moores said that the tax for
city and port purposes Jn Seattle is
more than 50 per cent in excess of the
Portland tax, and the tax .for city and
ail purposes is 2o per cent greater in
Had Opium in Hat
Head of CAlaese Kedloal Tixm. - Is
Toaad, on Bzamlaatioa, to Carry
Drug Secreted ia Sis Headgear.
Seerrtd rmhim fnj ..
, .W, - '?"nd...W"hin h
1 i . 1 . j . i r . . - 1
'1 " v. niicsvca uii una ran
V's l0 m arresi cr 1 ranK Leo. I
titc V wV.S,'2f h,Cad f
P'J ,ClVlnes. Medical com-
?h; 52! .5 Iorr,son "trcets on
another charge. J0 now faces thres
two,?eins Proctjclng medicine
ucuse. uiu one navin:
.opium in his possession without the
prescrlption ot a "censed doctor. He
- i noony unaer 1100 cash ball
pending his hearimr.
inis is tne second time within a few
wepkn that rkin... . ,
pany has beenY before the VutriVles"
Suspicious circumstances .tt.int
7.",.,""" .all.er oeing treated by 1
w nours alter beinir tr
me iinese aoctor, led to a police
u.uciuiaa recently. Postmortem
Mamumiion, nowever. failed to dls-
uu evwence tnat the mans death
112,11 nnnn ,un..rf t... . t .
uiZ. v .. " , "y " penets given
Hunted Peer With Dogs, wined.
1 ei y i-q1 ... . t. v. . . . : . ...
ov.v. nuu iiui unr aeer with Hno
contrary to the stat m. 1. " -CZTri
Iouisiirnant Jr and Hr n,Z
found mlltv hv a"d.R ? "arris were
Xl? LJ"d! payton Friday
Uu:r. - ' - oy lines.
JSJi???'' f"efed 150' nd
ThomM Smith .h "
' me same
Se by Puty Game Warden E. H.
. a ior lacK or convinc
ing evidence. TToung Louislgnant was
convictea of a similar nrr.n
Helens last January and was fined $50.
Provided 14 With Home.
uunn toe month of Januarv n
PToviaeu with, homes,
ment or the juvenile court, according
report made bv Win F
chief of that department. This work
ZeSlr the departmentMr
Spencer figures, saved the countv an-
proximately $1062.60 6u35?tJZ
month. This savine In n Tni
Detention Horn, t, I.'ano Tfhe
the home 9 days.
- BJW wui VtbUll JClliU W3US KPt JO
Mrs. u A. Taylor of 874
5, IL,.S!? k' ina hoIl a 8hort
distance from a barn In which Miss
7,.",a ? lc& Miss
flit. T.-'l . .
1! "1?. tomobile.
I AT a. . . -w. M Bl
i - " v,uRiiL lire mm mnminiv
',m ?Z asne., "ay f"raen-
r:L. na lumuurj
I r;"'!, 'I",'!," The
t RoTens" of the r.
f lUl C4.1I Will flRg TAf O ttrawMn . W
I f.T'8 ot Mr- Taylor for
I i808 withln 10 t of
I buildinf . ThA ri
I yrvniui ioa dumping
Mat son and Clark
On Mourners' Bench
Dr. Ralph Maftdon and J. F. Clark, th
latter manager of the Portland Crema-
lorum. were among thoee on the
mourners b-Kha before Municipal
I standi n- criark r,,i ri- vr.,
1 received $1 fines on their pleas of
I .... -
a distance of over a mile, and did not
I den v the char.
Other speeders be-
- ' . v :
IO" the conrt today, and their fines,
llama. 110; A, V. Downs. 151.
I llama, : 10; A, V. Downs. 15: I R
f l FOpDIOTERS BEING DISP
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i ; tarmtatttmutmtf
The above photograph shows the women of.Xew York's Ghetto being
dispersed by the police after storming the city hall in an effort
'to gain an audience with. Mayor
being enacted daily in the poorer
. constantly rising price of foods forces the housewives to desperate
DESPITE ATTEMPT OF
Mrs, Emerson's Act Follows
Quarrel; Tried Twice to
Knock Tablets From Hand.
Mrs. D. K. Emerson, a looger at tne
Oilman hotel. First and Aider streeU.
lis In a serious condition at the Good
Samaritan hospital from the effects
poison accweniaiiy Knocaea aown ner
throat by her husband in a family
. . t i
uuarrei iai iuuiuirk.
. Knunnn .nMmr tn th vPrslon of
th affair he told the .police, returned
to the botei from a househunting ex-
peditlon to find his wife in the room
X i.r Afr. h. ,a.
turned to his own room to pack a suit
.... .nrf n 1.0.,. v. . , v, .
Mrs. Emerson, says the husband, re
turned to their room and begged for
glveness, and a quarrel followed.' The
wife next procured a bottle of tablets
Sf "emptsd to .wallow a handful. ,
Erson knocked them out of her hand. ,
.w.1lnw thm. and nln trirl tn
r " " ' .f7- " I ":: "
successful, however, and some of the
poison went down her throat.
Emerson next called ' other lodgers,
who gave the wife first-aid treatment
and called the Ambluance Service com
pany. Tne' nusDana maae mi way to
After walking around for half an
nour ne frememoerea
hour he remembered the child and
camo DacK to tne notel-
rendered himself to C
Craddock and Swennes.
where he rur-
He was placed
man accused 1
and Frank Rogers, the
m oony was piacea in tne care 01 me
I Chicago Lawyer Is
The Guest of Bishop
Elmer Adams, Attorney, Is Staying
for a While With Bishop Sumner,
Who Has Just Betaraed From Idaho.
Elmer Adams, prominent lawyer of
w.., n .1 5 ,.i
Bl hoo ' mner who returned thli
morning fom" Moscow? IdX where hi
?av a. course of lectures to th stu,
Snt, ofC?Se 'ItSte Ueee" th " U
Mr Am i. Mnr!- with rnt..
PWic bi.i ; V..
1 w ' v V . vs wtumiv,
will stay for: only a day or two.
Bishop Sumner spoke at the Wash
ington State college at Pullman first
on his tour, where he gave talks to the
ciastfes in economics, history and psy
chologyv as well as to the entire stu-
I Woman at Bend
Bend, Or., March 3. While attempt
ing tn force an entrance into the Gold
en Rule general store ln. this city early
I S tt as. j J . - -f j v.
i Ffvm rr t n an RHiiiD ii n Migni. as bh n
I rose suddenly ana inrjew open tne rea-
l . . . , - , " .
eral character of the work leads the
police to believe that the same man is
reroonsible for a
The H. P. Smith grocery, Warners
Cash store and the G. W. Horner stw-
oral store were broken Into. .Mlerchan
diss of small value and a few1 dollars
In charge were stolen. ,
John Hot, Aged 22, , Dies
Oregon City, Or., ! March . 2. John
Hot. adoDted . son of Mr. and Mr.
ei F. Hov. of Canby. died at the home
Thursday morning, after a j ear's Ill
ness from - tuberculosis.
He ; was '- born in North Dakota 22
vears - aeo
ana nas oeen uvinc in
ranhv fnr m. nmbr -of ffam. He is
survived by a sister in California and
I nja m.vmt and uncle. Mr. and Mrs. K.
F. Hov. The remains win do neid at
the Holman Undertaking parlors in
this city until the arrival of the sis
ter from California.- -The tody -may
be; taken to North Dakota.-
WOMAN TAKES POISON
HUSBAND TO PREVEN
Mitchel. Scenes snch as this are
districts of Manhattan as the
No Rehearing on the
Interstate Commerce Commission
Stands by Its Order Bemcvtng Han
dlcaps from the Horthwest
Salem. Or., March 3. Th Southern
Pacific and other railroads which have
been discriminating against tourist
travel through Oregon and Washington
at the rate of $17.50 on each roun
trip ticket from the east? have been
denied a rehearing of the case by th
Interstate Commerce Commission,
which issued an order that the dis
crimination be removed.
Notice of the denial of rehearing was
received, today -by the Oregon, public
service commission. When tne ease
was pending the Southern Pacific
threatened, to appeal to the United
States supreme court if the Interstate
Commerce Commission denied a re
hearing of the case. If the railroads
carry -out the threat the question wu
remain unsettled for some time yet.
railroad companies have, been
a JI7.00 cneaper rate to toui-i
ists from th east to California if
they returned home by the southern
routes, msieaa or laaing norineru 1
route. The result has , beer that . 0
per cent of the tourists returned ove
the southern routes, passing tip the
wonderful scenery of the northwest.
That this discrimination against the
northwest should be speedily removed
is considered or the greatest import
ance, especially in view of the 45,0)0
appr'oprlated the Btate
and other sums by the stal
tate of Washi
ngton and British Columbia to be
spent in a campaign to attract tourists 1
to the northwest.
NOT TO CALL SPECIAL
t SESSION OF CONGRESS
(Continued From Ptge One.)
stopped and set right again only after
the present congress Is history.
There will be no extra session until
Juno at the earliest unless interna -
tional possibilities make it essential
that senate and house meet sooner.
President Wilson today aent word to
his legislative leaders that he would
not call the sixty-fifth congress into
extraordinary session unless the sixty-
fourth fails to pass tne armed neutral -
ity measure. It Is confidentially pre -
dieted by leaders of both' parties this
bill as the -president wants it will
go through bofb houses.
The first work of the next con
gress when it is called in. and. after
the month or more that may be neces
sary for organization, will he to pass
any appropriation lost in the ruck by
the dvinc congress.
Kven if the army appropriation bill
one of - the most important which
congress handles--is lost, the presi
dent is determined not to call the
extra session Senator Ix3ge and other
Republican leaders have been openly
Mistake Endangers Naval Bill.
Washington, March 3. (I. N," B.)
A dispute over the constitutional pre-
rocratives of the house and the senate
threatened for a time last night to tie
up the half billion dollar naval ap-
Drooriation bill which is aDsoruteiy
essential to the administration pre
paredness program In the present
The house rejected the bill as it i
passed 'the senate late last night and
sent it wu; vo me uvy uu'5 r
lng to coonaer ins measure, inn ac
tion was taken as, the house ways and
means committee reviewed at length
a bond issue of $150,009,000 Inserted In
the bill by the senate to finance
soeedv naval construction, and to nay
for B0 additional submarines placed In
the bill by the senate.
Under the constitution, legislation
affecting revenues must originate in
the house. The house originally re
jected the proposed bond issue. House
leaders declared that they would not
surrender the right of the , house to
dictate revenue legislation and that
the naval bill would not be considered
so long aa the bond issue remained
Within a brief time the naval bill
was taken up by the. senate, its pass
age reconsidered, and" the bond Issue
provision stricken out. The bill was
then once more passed and hurried
back to the Souse.
A soon as the senate withdrew the!
provision, a meeting "of the
ways and means committee was called
to frame a joint resolution carrying
tne proposed oona issue.
' Lo Angeles. March' S iV, N 8.1
As a jolt to the high cost Of living. Los
Angeles win open up a number of fish
stores. In addition to the five munle.
ipal markets, and will sell fish at half
price.:. . . . ... . ,; , . v
BICYCLE BURGLARS OF
EAST SIDE ARRESTED
FflR SNATflHINR PI1RSF
- Wit VI MSI W III 1 V WIIW
... 1 a o u til t
Une - WOUld brad WOnian S
. , - i 1
KflfiT. .UTner rf) ITe V r I ;
: V t . '
Up far Her, Say, Police.
Bicycle burglars who have been sys
tematically robbing east side stores for
several weeks have been captured with
1Lr-rv. .11.. ai
the arrest or Arcnie Mccoy, alias At-
bert Johnson, and Elton Hitchcock, ae-
cording t i Detectives Moloney and
Swennes, who placed larceny charges
against the pair today.
mnm mfA Kl1alnB rlmnn wr
robbed recently by thieves who went to
the places on bicycles. The- thieves
were either actually seen by witnesses
or the tracks of the bicycles were
r 1. ..,,. .nathn. !
purse from Mrs. Harry McCraken. 639
East Twenty-fourth street, at Twenty, t
second and Brasee streets. Thursday
diately after this robbery approeched
u.r..t..n m a -a li.
m r-orrH tho mntv andhnv
turned it to her. but later was
seen riding with McCoy, who has been
Identified as the purse-snatcher. When .
he appeared at headquarters next day
to offer the police assistance in catch
ing McCoy, who had, already been ar
rested, he was taken in Custody.
These men are accused of robbing the
H. Hansen Jewelry store, $90 Belmont
street; the Portland Knitting company,
wnere ituu worm ot nnncnii were
stolen: the F. Howard store, 1927
East Gllsan street, and the Wallace
Drug company. East Thirty-seventh I
street and Hawthorne avenue. Bicycle- I
ridina thieve were responsible for all 1
thiiM robberies, the nolice sav. anil a '
"iimmv" that fits marks on two of th
stores wu found at McCoy s home.
Km f th. iwrirv tn Un. McOnk.
en's purse was found in the possession '
k Amfmw,Amn n a .v.... .l.n t.aA l
some of the stuff stolen from the other i
' m . u. viiuma. fc, .14. ..ax.
McCoy already has served 18 months
of a penitentiary sentence for robbery.
Hitchcock is said to be under parole In
connection with a similar crime. o
Young Prsoners Try
For French Leave
Toutas Bemort Bolts Trom B3ages ea
Boors of Detention Boom bat Tall
to ote Bailiff Watching Them.
Winter Will la and Oeorgfc Hlckle.
confessed automobile thieves, who
were arrested In and brought back
from- Hillsboro yesterday by Detec
tives Craddock and Smith, sought es
cape from the detention room for
prisoners attacnea to me municipal
court this morning. The two youths
removed the bolts from the hinges of
a door leading into the corridor, wmie
engaged in th task, they failed to
Bot tnat Bailiff Johnson was watch-
in tne.m. Johnson notified Police cap
tain Inskeep and Patrolman surtce.
By ,the time these officers reached
the "box." Willis and Hlckle became
alarmed and had thrown the bolts
into the air ventilation duct. Tnese
were found by Burke at the bottom
of the shaft in headquarters base
Willis and Hlckle have confessed
to participation In stealing machines
belonging to A. DeFrancq, ll Kerby
street, and U B. Menefee, 120 Willam
ette boulevard, Wednesday night, ac
cording to the police. -
Miss Bertha Dorris to
Be Girls' Supervisor
cim rtp March 3. Missr Bertha
J Morris of Eugene will be appointed
I urPvisor slid parole officer at the
I ate industrial schcol for girls, to fill
I .v.. vacancy caused by the resignation
I OI Katherine Doan.
I Thi and one other resignation from
I th school came before the board of
I control today, and the board refused
to consider them, hut referred tnem
I to the matron and the woman's advls-
I ory board. The advisory Doara ai-
1 ready had approved the appointment
I of Miss Dorris.
The other resignation " was from
I Elizabeth Krcakey, a dormitory work
Miss Doan's resignation was due to
friction a'ith the -new matron, Mrs.
Minnie M. Darst, and Miss Doan had
refused to file her resignation with
the matron, but filed it with the
Express Service on :
St. Johns Carline
Beglaalng Monday, Faster Tune Will
Be Xade by Cutting Out Some Xcal
Stops Beretofore Made. , l
Kfforts to speed up the schedule on
the St. Johns car tine are being maJ
by the Portland Railway. Light
Power Co., which Issued orders today'
inaugurating an express service, effec
tive Monday morning.
This will be accomplished by elimi-
I nattng some of the local stops on Wll-
lliBi avenue. maatng Kiiiingswortn,
Alberta, Skidmore. Beach, Fargo, Rus
sell and Broadway the only stops
southbound, and these only to pick up
passengers. The northbound stops will
be the same, only to let off passen
gers. Between 4:30 and :30 p.
even these stops will be eliminated.
Passenaers who cannot readily reach
one of these stops and desiring to
cross the Broadway bridge will be re
quired to use the local Williams ave
nue car and transfer at roaawey.
Personal Injur Suit . Started. 1
Oreaon City. Or, . March 2. Ernst
Otto'Froese brought suit in circuit
court Friday against the Crown Wil.
lamette Paper company to recover
9:.B9 for personal injuries. ,The
accident is alleged to have occurred
October ., ll. Froese was truck -
Ina- pulp tip a steep slip in the mill.
he says, when his feet slipped and he
was seriously hurt by the falling
I truck. He was in a hospital for sev-
eral weeks." The compla.nt states he
will never be able to work again.
Marriage license -Record. '!
Vancouver, Wash., March t. Mir
rlage licenses were issued here today
I by the county auditor to the following
persons: A. u. Iee, zs, and Mrs. Edith
M. Richardson. 26. both of Portland:
I Herman Karsten, SS, and Mrs. Mary K.
i ptnens, it, botn er Portland.
Cupid to Have His
. SaddestT)ay Monday
Iwelre Divorce CasesSecord for Oae
Bar la FerUaad, Axe Docketed to Be
Beard by Judge Oaateabata. " .
. Ctrpld, perched on. the marble bench
I of Presiding-Judge Gantenbeln. is apt
o Sinn hd;u- ms weury. s min-o iau.
on tne court ciuenair ne van
nothing but the undoing in a moment
or iwo et pernaps years OKiouiomo
aoor. The coming Monflay with its
date of uUra-indigo blue is likely to be
even more depressing to the winged
imp In the undoing line it is likely to
break all records with Its docketed 13
divorce caaes. ...
Monday will see the court calendar
outstripping any previous divorce so-
lons n tne number or cases docketed.
Tn average of such cases has been
runnl5 about four a aession. while an
even dozen is docketed for the coming
Monday. The opening of the March
lw,n oias xajr to snaae tne irenruary
recrd f Si default divorce decrees
-u mree COniOSiea Cases.
T.in ,alvorce calendar for Monday in
" juuo vjanienoeins court is
".L,?lc,Ie' rbrt against Charles F.
"r,n - t. Alice Hay against W. J. Hay,
a. juewey aaainst jonn uaw-
""a"? against Anna Marie
""m"'' wramer against
a!fK IUmm'r' ward fitelr against
mrh r'e . elr- H1 Moore
Sffl Ss Flla'p rZ TT
eu against Ella i.. Campbell. Rlch-
! . : i'i urace oen-
"eltn. ht ""O.
Habeas Corpus Move
To Free Chinaman
Habeas corpus proceedings for Lee
Yin, held in the county jail in connec
tion with the murder of Ham Quong
Fon g Saturday, were begun In the
United States district court Friday by
Robert Magire, attorney for the
1 A. M
Maguire filed an order Friday, also,
wllh the clerk of the court, to show
cause why such proccedinKs should
P01 lB8U' stating that his client had
wea n?iu m jail since saiura&v Willi-
hear!nlh" a "ir11"1 was
not issued against him until February
28, and that his constitutional rights
An order was filed this morning by
Maguire, which enjoined the sheriff
having custody over the Chinaman
from relinquishing: his prisoner from
his custody to another authority.
Urges City Lighting
Speaking before the Jackson clib
last night, Commissioner Daly pre
sented his side of the proposed $1,700,
000. bond Jssue for the creation ot a
municipal 'lighting plant. Hv said that
such a plant would produce a revenue
of $175,000 per yesr with a net prof.t
of 157,000 on long term bonds, t".
maintained further that the Seattle
municipal lignting plant is a suocess.
I It was announced at the meeting .tnat
if. t. unrritn or tne Portland Railway,
Light & Power company will answer
Mr. Daly at soma future meeting of
'. - COMING
HELD TO HIGH COURT
BY JAPANESE JUDGE
Koyt Thayer Is Suspected by
Japanese of Part In , Pro
Tokio. March (IT. P.) The pre-
llmlnary court which heard the, evi
dence against Hoyt Thayer, an Ameri
can schoolteacher, held on suspicion of
secret pro-German activities. Is con
vinced that Thayer trespassed on forti
fied sones in Japan and today passed
bis case to the higher court.
Thayer, a teacher in an-American
college in Japan, was arrested in Janu
ary alter the Japanese warship
Tsukuba had been blown up white
lying at her dock at Yokosuka. a
Japanese naval base. Three hundred
persons were killed.
Thayer was accused of having .been
seen frequently about the naval yard.
Me was aeciared to have hoc German
sympathies and to speak perfect Ger
man. Keports were circulated in Japan
at the time that a number of Oermana
in the United States had knowledge sf
tne destruction of the Tsukuba.
The Japan Advertiser, an American
newspaper published at Toklo, In its
Issue of January :o,' declared officials
of the Japan navy department and of
the naval station at Yokosuka, as well
as Tokio gendarmerie, were convinced '
mat xnayer nad no connection with
the Tsukuba explosion. II was hal.i
pending ' further investigation, how
ever. Thayer came to Japan from Wor
cester, Mass.. 18 months ago.
Housewives' Meet , t
Closes Dairy Show
Highest Awards to Oregon ProdBcte
Bring rants to Stats 'and Portland .
Stands Torward as Convention City.
The Western Dairy Products show
came to an end Friday night with a
meeting for housewives at the Hot-l
Portland at which Miss Jessie M.
Hoover, professor of home economics"
at the University of Idaho,' discussed
"The Food Values of Dairy Products."
Orgon products, particularly from
the vicinity of Portland.' brought add
ed fame to the state by winning high
est awards in the mUk contests and
so thoroughly satisfactory ' did Port
land prove as a convention point that '
next year's meeting of the Western
Dairy Instructors association, with
its attendant dairy products show. Is .
to be held in this city.
It is possible too that future prod
ucts .shows will be held at the same
time as the dairy shows planned by
wetem dairy cattlemen.
A large portion of the prlie butter
and cheese entered in competition at
the show Just closed was purchased
by the Hotel Portland for. use on Its
An Indiana inventor has brought out
a device that cun be used as a child's
go-cart, . sled, carpet beater or carpet
That Great Emotional Actress