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THE OREGON v DAILY JOURNAL; POR TLAND, FRIDAY, ' DECEMBER 21; 19l7.
m IE DEAD
I IN KENTUCKY
ft mmmmmmmtw I L- J ' . ,, y-. ...,,
Railroad Officials Unwilling TV
J! day 40 Assign Reason f or Ac
t " cident Which Cost 46 Lives.
MORE DEATHS ARE EXPECTED
Number of Those Hurt Are So
Seriously Injured That List of
Fatalities Is Likely to Grow.
?- Louisville. Ky., Deo. !1ML NV. 8.)-
-4Uuay officials were unwilling today
fo assign a cause for the wreck near
jhepherdevllle, 23 jaQea aouth. in which
3. according- to. latest records,' were
t killed and nearly two seer Injured. An
rexhaustive Investigation will be begun
ploday, according to W. F. Sheridan, su
rperlntendent of the Louisv llle division
tct the I N. road,
r- The wreck occurred when a Louisville
dk -Nashville express train bound from
-Cincinnati to New Orleans, crashed into
iJhe rear end of the Bardstown local
Utraln a few yards from the Shepherds
roar Bodies Ualdeattf led
Pour bodies remain .unidentified.
TAmonff the identified dead are? j '
"C NAT MUIR, president of the Wilson
r)duir Banking company.
GEORGE! L. DUKE, wife and. daugh
ter. JAMES STANSBURT.
MRS. R. H. MILLER.
MRS. ARCH PBLL1AM. " '
rr- NACK MILLER.
MRS. H. H. WASHBURN, field secre
tary of the Anti-Saloon league. .
r JAMES THOMPSON, United States
, Revenue service.
" - MRS. THOMAS MOORE.
E MRS. JOSEPH HURST and child.
. - JOSEPH MARKS, town marshal.
JOHN PHILLIPS, wife and daughter.
S, BEN TALBOT.
. R. C. CHERRY all of Bardstown, Ky.
MRS. CARRIE MAT SIMMONS, Shep-
3 THOMAS OR GEOROE SPALDING,
MRS. ELIZABETH McELROY,
- DAVID PHILLIPS and CLAY
-GREENWELL, New Haven, Ky.
Z, EMORY SAMUELS, Deatsvllle, Ky.
: rv N. H. THOMPSON and MRS. THOS.
3IILLER, New Hope, Ky.
- DAVID MERRILLAN, Shelbyvllle, Ky.
.2. THE REV. FATHER EUGENE BER
JELLI, Chapeze, Ky.
" MRS. KATE ICE, Belmont. Ky.
i. FOREST OVERALL, High Grove. Ky
' MRS. STELLA NUTT, Leacee, Ky.
CONDUCTOR CAMPBELL ot the lo-
; -cai train.
Many Serionily Injured
T The injured, many of them serlouBly,
TWere , brought to Louisville aboard a
.special relief train dispatched Imme
diately after the wreck occurred. No
attempt has yet been made to Identify
2r check the lisfof the injured. Deaths
, sot those injured, it is feared,wM swell
the total "Victims- of the wredC5
2 At the point where "the wreck 6
, JSurred railway' employes today are clear
- Ing up a mass of twisted steel and splin
tered wood, all that remains of the local
, -train. The cars of the local were, vlr-4
. :xuaiiy demolished. Although the engine
-and cars of the express train left the
-track, they were not badly smashed an
3y the collision.
- - The local train filled with passengers
3iad just left Shepherdsville wheft the
iexpress come through. The express does
- Jiot stop at Shepherdsville and was triv
. tsllng at top speed when thcjlghta-of
:. "the local train appeared. The engineer
- aa unable to halt this tram in time
"to avoid the collision.
: Practically all of the injured -were
passengers on the local train and all
he dead were aboard the local. Pas
mongers of the express train were shaken
P and a few were injured, none seriously.
passenger, was - demolished . and- the
steer coaches derailed.
The entire family of Marshal John
Philip of . Bardstown, Xy- his wire
and . child, were killed. Others killed
were Rev. Father Eugene . Bertello,
Cbapese, Ky:, and Nat Mulr, president
of the WHson Mulr bank at Bards
town, Ky and his wife , and Mrs.
EmUy Sturgeon of Zanesvill,. Ohio. -
Several of those killed were so badly
disfigured that it was impossible t
Identify , them. Two .children, . thrown
into a-- snow -drift 'when - the crash
came, were found alive and. were cared
for by- people here. , One ot them, an 11
year old girl, was so . stunned by the
shock of the, oolllalon that ehe has lost
her memory.. The other, a four year
old girl, was asleep in the snow whew
Picked UP. , U
Is .Being Hampered
False Stories of American Relation
Tltk ; MexJeo Serlonsly' EatiRMi
GoTerameat In PeOey TTltk Bepablle.
Washington, Deo," 2L L W a)-The
state department is being seriously em
barrassed in its relations with Mexico
by false stories published by the Ameri
can press and copied by the newspapers
In. tha City of Mexico.
This statement was made by Secretary
of State Lansing Thursday. He cited
stories printed; that the United States,
In cooperation with Great Britain, would
seise the oil fields of Tamplco If there
seemed any danger of their destruction
by German agents or Mexican re volu
Stories that Luis Cabrera, former
Mexican minister of finance, left the
United states "in a huff." after beinr
hampered in his negotiations to secure
food supplies In this country for Mexico.
by the state department, also were un
qualifiedly denied by Secretary Lansing.
Kenosha Make 'Hit1
l Two Children Saved by Snow
i Shepherdsville, Ky., Dec 21. U. P.)
J Evry person aboard the aeeommo--datlon
train wrecked by the fast ex
press here last night was either killed
or injured. No one aboard the pas
senger (rain, made up of steel eoachea.
believed to have been injured.
Louisville and Nashville passenger
Iralnr No; 7, Cincinnati to New Or.
leans, crashed into the rear of the
JBardsville, Louisville and Springfield
muwHimmBuoB iram or two wooden
" .T ootn -ears
iwaicn, ioe locomotive . of the
Kenosha, Wis., Dec JL(L N. 8.)
Conductorettes came to the street cars
of Kenosha Wednesday, when 18 uni
formed women were put into service as
conductors on the lines of the Kenosha
Electric Railway company. The comlne
ox tne women resuitea in a speeding up
and improvement of the service. Women
will be used exclusively for these posi
tions in tne future.
' 1 " i 1 m i i ii i i i
May Go Turkeyless
With the American Armies In France,
Dec 21. (U. P.) Christmas turkeys for
American fighting men had not been
received up to noon today. Commis
saries feared it was now too late, even
if the speelal "eats" arrived, to dis
tribute them before Christmas, fore
casting a turkeyless Christmas day for
me American troops.
Washington, Dec 21-U. P. In
creased freight rates .n commodities not
included in the general 15 per cent case
last June were ordered suspended until
June 30, ltll, today by the interstate
commerce commission. The case has
been consolidated with the pending 15
per cent request and had already been
suspended until December 31, 1917.
Chicago, Dec 21. (L N. 8.) Dr. Jane
Wells Craven of Evanston today Is be
lieved to be the first American woman
to be honored by the French Croix de
Guerre. The cross has been bestowed
upon her by the French government for
aiding and rescuing sounded under
Are, according to . word received in
Evanston from Mrs. Charles Hassart
of . New York, sister ot Dr. Craven.
Full ' Recognition of Indepen
dence Is Reply to Ultimatum ' -From
London. Dec 1L U. P.) The for-
elgnjofice late today refused comment
on a report printed by "the Berlin Vos
slsche Zeltung that the entente powers
had sent accredited legations to Uk
raine, which is, seeking Independence
from the Russian Bolahevlkl rule. v
Petrograd, Dec 21. (U. P.) The
province of Ukraine today formally re
jected the Bolshevik! ultimatum and.
In return, demanded full recognition of
Bolshevik! representatives, it wi
stated, declared an agreement was pos
sible, provided Ukraine declared her In
tention not to lend aid to General KAie-dlnes-
and bis Cossack revolt.
Troops on both sides are massing: for
an Impending battle. Tne l; axeman
forces are composed of Cossacks under
General Skerbatskaff. Bolahevlkl troops
are being: lined up three versts distant
from the Cossack front. 1 (Three versts
Is slightly under two miles.)
Ukralnan readers not only demanded
full recognition, of a republic of Ukraln
by the Bolshevik!, with full rights and
non. interference from Petrograd, but
also Ukralnan right to management of
the Ukralnan. southwestern and Rou
manian fronts, participation In all peace
efforts and certain food regulations.
Among the last named measures, the
Ukralnans Insisted that the federal gov
ernment not allow the transport of food
before payment of two. thirds In paper
money and a third In gold.
Much casual fighting was reported
from the south between Bolshevik! and
Ukralnan Irregular forces.
Bolgrad (a town in Bessarabiaj, was
reported In flames.
Cossacks Make Demands
Petrograd. Dec. 21. (U. P.) Pro
posals for a cessation of civil war, but
with the emphatic demand utat tne 001
shevlkt not Interfere with affairs in tne
Don region and that a new national
government be Immediately formed, were
made in a communication received to
day from General Kaledines, batman of
the Don Cossacks.
Smolny Institute, headquarters of tne
Bolshevik! government, made the m sa
uce public Without comment.
(The Don region presumably means
the Dro vines of the Don Coesacks, in
the southeast Dart of Russia.)
The newspaper Isvestia today pub
lished letters from Kaiser Wllhelm to
the Russian caar, written in the sum
mer of 1914, in which the German em
neror blamed England for harboring
anarchists and proposed a Joint protest
by other European nations.
The newspaper alleged that the visit
of a British squadron to Russia about
that time was for the purpose of
strengthening the ultra-liberal party In
Plot for World : ;
; Rule Is Admitted
" 'i ,. f : ' ; . ...) .
Gensas Paper Beats he Teges Jtettang,
Sayt Totee "of DetUay Calls for He
Men te Bale Over Universe.
Geneva, Dec 2L L N. 8.) Paa-Oer-mens
have throwm of f their masks and
are now boldly admitting: that Germany
has plotted to rule the entire world and
Is fighting with that object la view.
A dispatch. . from Berlin Thursday
Quoted the Deutsche Tagee Zeltung as
saving: . - ,- -
"Wi are .not making all this sacrifice
of blood lb obtain a transitory peace.
What we desire Is peace of long; dura
tkm. We declare with Hmdenburg that
Uiis happy peace with complete victory
is possible. Let us be like strong- men
who knew what they wane Let vs re
sume the .traditions of the "epoch of
iron. when Bismarck dictated his laws
to the universe. This road and no other
will lead Germany towards happiness
and peace. It ia the Judgment of God,
the voice of destiny that calls Germany
te rule, but rule beneficently over all the
nations of the universe."
Milk Commission to
Seek to Cheapen Milk
Chicago. Dec 21. (L. N. 8.) Plans
for cheapening milk to the consumer
were submitted to the milk commission
of the food administration Thursday. The
first Is to sell the milk in bulk to stores
and have them retail it to customers in
amounts wanted. The second is to en
act laws allowing milk dealers to sell dif
ferent grades of milk at different prices
and the third is to place the entire milk
supply coming to Chicago under control
of the public utilities commission.
Han Chasing Pig Is 'Killed
Chicago. Dec 21. (L N. 8.) A pig
escaped from a boxcar. In pursuing it.
James Dettloff, 35 years old. ran In
front of a switch engine In the Union
stockyards and was Instantly killed.
New Club Officers
White Salmon. Deo. IX. The newly
appointed officers of the White Salmon
Commercial club are as follows : George
Read, president; R. L. Human, vice
president and II. Rogge, treasurer.
Redmond Answers Appeal
Redmond, Or., Dec 21. The citizens
of Redmond and vicinity, with very few
exceptions, are not only willing but anx
ious to take Out a 1918 Red Cross mem
bership for the Red Cross Christmas
membership campaign, now in progress.
Octogenarian Knits Socks
Hammond, Ind Dec 21. (X. N. S.)
Mrs. Minnie Fehrmann, fteLxrs old,
who Uvea near here, has knnr40 pairs
of socks for soldiers since the war broke
Soldiers' i Christmas 7 1
Tarty, on Tuesday
'. .' 'V -
Date Caas red la Order tc Cooperate
Wit Zatortalaaeat Massed at Yea.
-; eeavsr, Barraekt byT... C A.
The Civic Christmas entertainment for
the soldiers win be held at the Audi
torium Tuesday instead of Monday, as
previously announced; so as to cooper
ate wtth the entertainment planned for
them at Vancouver barracks by the Y.
W. c A. war work council, Monday
evening. Some two thousand men are
expected la the city Tuesday and a 12
hour continuous entertainment la being
arranged for their special benefit by
Mayor Baker and a committee of society
There are to be four bands, each to
play three hours, and the vaudeville
houses of the city, have promised their
beet talent for program numbers to be
Interspersed between danoes.
From noon until midnight tha frolic
will continue and hundreds of Portland's
fairest and most winsome maids will be
on hand to danoe with the boys in olive
drab. The affair will be Informal and an
the young women of the city who are
Interested In assisting may communicate
with the mayors office.
- Jury Being Selected
a inn- beta selected In Circuit
Judge Tucker's court to try the case of
Hce I,. Miller against we rwuu
Railway. Light Power company for
$10,000 damages for injuries alleged to
have been received August 1. 117. on
an Oaks car which, as tne compiejni
allegea was run Into from behind by
JOIN TH EXED CROSS TODAY
KELP THL BOOTS WHO AK FIGHTING FOR YOU
CherTy' the Busiest Store
in Town These Days. t
Not much wonder. No firm ever mi
a more liberal offer. Their ordinary
low prices on Men's and Women's cloth
ing and their Easy Payment plan are re
But this month, anyone with good
credit may choose what they want with
out paying a cent until January 1.
Then, after that, pay a little each week
or month. No man or woman need
deny themselves stylish dothee or the
pleasure of giving sensible, worth-while
They are centrally located at IM-ll
Washington St.. Ptttock block. (Adv.)
I GIFT, SUGGESTIONS
From All Over the Store
'Twoakl be t bit id thtt couli tclf yoa the complete story of ooYfifti for men.
Practically every item In oar stock would And someone to' welcome It keaxtily.
Here's a partial list of the many thinrt you'll find when you come here to cboost
the very best (Ut yon can select for meat
Cellar Begs ,
3 Icons of Rage
You cm be certain of
pleasing him If yoa
choose a tie or two, to
match his favorite
shirts from these rich
striped or allover pat
terns. They have slide
easy bands. Others arte
knitted of pure silk.
Why not five him g silk
shirt, or possibly one of
fine madrasr Yoa can
"tickle his vanity- t bit
by flying him shirts
somewhat finer and
better than she would
buy for himself.
Roofers (far evening wear)
A few pairs of sheer
silk or lisle hose a:e
never out of place as a
rift for men. Such f.ne
hose as these will ex
press Doth your food
taste and your thought-fulness.
50c to $4 $1.50to$10 25c to $4
SPECIAL GIFT BOXES FOR THE
CHOICEST ARTICLES J
A MERCHANDISE ORDER IS A
MOST ACCEPTABLE GIFT
Buffum & Pendleton Co.
The) Mas's Store) ef Portland
127 SIXTH STREET Thirty Easy Steps Fro
F. N. Pea die to
OPEN EVENINGS UNTIL CHRISTMAS
McNary Will Check
Washington. Dec 11. (WASHING
TON BUREAU OF THE JOURNAL)
Senator McNary will attend the com
mittee investigation of the shipping
board, which opens this afternoon, with
a view of checking up testimony on the
wooden ship program and bringing out
the facts In that connection. !
Senator Chamberlain, who is a mem
ber of the committee, will be unable reg
ularly to attend because the Investiga
tion of military affairs will be proceed
ing at the same time.
1 , . 1.- 1 1
Up to Commanders
Washington, Dec II. (I- N. S.) How
many men In the national army and the
national, guard cantonments and camps
shall be granted Christmas furloughs is
to be left to the discretion of division
Secretary of War Baker Thursday
instructed commanding offjoers, how
ever, to take care that railroad conges
tion Is not Increased by granting too
many leaves of absence.
The Qalalae The Bees Sot Affect. Head
Because of Its tonic and laxative effect.
LAXATIVE BROMO QUININH can be
frCKir envone -without causing nerv
ousness or ringing, m ZJfiZl,
Mae. m- ii . vi- iu
signature Is on box. SOc
K. W. GROVE
Grained Ivory First on the Nation's Gift List
OWL STORES ARE WELL SUPPLIED
WEST OP THE 31ISSOUBI BITEB COaiBI3tED.
PRACTICAL GIFTS FOR MEfi
In The Owl Drug Store you will find
many things that the practical man of
today will be glad to receive. We mention
a few features:
SETS 7 SO
A seven-piece set In a fine
quality leather folding case.
Real ebony military bruehes,
hat brush and nail brush;
rood comb; soap box. uucum
box and tooth brush holder
(tooth brush Included).
The Best Gifts Are The Useful Sort
The kind that bring real pleasure, because their service is lasting.
Here's a reminder. , v
. Scarf Pins
Cuff Links K
Suitcases ' '
KIRSCHBAUM SUITS, RAINCOATS
ANDtOVERCOATS 1 v
Let Us)Show You
Fourth and Alder Streets
AT "THE OWL"
. The Oaly Safety That Prevldes fer
' the aharpealag of Blades,
tee the Special Auto Strop Outfit for sol
diers and sailors (trench mirror tn
t cludedj. SB. w
Gillette Razors MJS7-t9J57
Special U. 8. Serytoe Sets, t5 knd S6.
Safety Razors $lJ00
We Have Ttf Pepalar Baser to Offer at
This For alar Prleet
6 EX. KEV KTTTTEB,
They Are All Tlme-TrJed and seeesfa)
Each Oae Hae Its Army of Prleads.
LATHES BBU8HZA 25d Alt D UP AH
of them set In rubber.
BAZOB STB0P8 25e AHT UP A spe
cial value at every price.
METAL MIRRORS 35 TO S2.50
For travelers, soldiers and sailors.
GLASS MIRRORS S4 TO 16 For Shav
MILITARY BRUSH SETS
GET AX IDEA PROM THE PICTURE
Splendid quality military brushee with real ebony K
back. A real leatner case, learner iinea. a most
practical gift suggestion.
FOUKTAIIT PEKS SI TO gR The
"Todco" and Waterman.
CIGAR CASES AKD HUMIDORS.
ELECTRIC PLASH LIGHTS 784
ASH TRAT8 25 UP.
!Tt Perg ettlag, ef Cesree, the SUple
OAIB BRUSHES. COMBS, MAKI
CLOTHES BRUSHES, HAT
A Gift for the Whole Family
OMBTHIRO THE WHOLX PAMILT CAK EX JOT.
Absolutely Necessary on Auto Tripe, Picnics, Etc. All Styles and Slaee at
PERFUMES AND TOILET WATERS
i ,." The Best the World Produces
The Bottle aad Boxes. Tee Are Attrae
tlve. The Ideal Gift fer Weaiea.
Leone Combination S3J50
Extract. Toilet Water and Complexion
Powder. Spring. Blonsom Odor. Beau
lfui Box Illustrated.
LEOXK TOILET WATER SI. 25
LEOXE EXTRACT S2.50
la . special Christmas perks gee,
RED PEATHER COMBIXATIOW Sl.SO
Talcum, Perfume and Toilet Water
luyn iliac, rose and violet,
RED" PEATHER TOILET WATER Ut
Beautiful frosted bottle wits) ground-glass
stopper, uiy. vioiet or roee.
' TERXICE EXTRACT S2.BO
Aa art botUe la a sUk-covereoTaad lined
t . . . box.
TEBXtCE TOILET WATER S4.75
. tame style box and a distinctive bottle.
THE MIRROR IS ILLUSTRATED
THE DESIOX SPEARS POX ITSXLP
Oood else II Inches high and
The glass is perfect extra heavy
beveled plate. -
The Grained Ivory to heavy - a qual
ity that Insures long service.
You Are Interested
in Ivory for Gifts,
COME and INVESTI
Friday and Saturday
THE VALUES ARE CONVINCING!
BIO PURCHASES MEAX LITTLE PRICES.
The Owl Drug Co. prices on Ivory Mean Real
TOU CAX PROVE THIS ITATEMEXT BT COMPARISON.
ALARM CLOCKS $2.45
In Ivory Cases
A combination ef the practical and the
beautiful. A back-bell, standard make
alarm dock in a heavy-grained ivory case.
See the picture.
Ivory Maatel aad Dresser Clocks are fea
tared at fl.ee. It. aad IS-. Art shapes,
Corn Knives ....
Button Hooks ...
Cream and Salve Boxes
Pin and Trinket Boxes .
U Me 1
I very CcutM vJJLr
On the present war-tax
basis, the cards alone are
worth the price. Beet qual
ity, gold edge. This is a bar
gain. We have play leg cards la
leather eases at the same
tie te Me
lie te 7
...tee to I1.M
MJk te M.M
.IUi to M
Hat Brushes ...
Bonnet Brushes .
Hair Brushes ..
..LM le XM
,.Jt ts lt.T
.CUt te I1.S4
..ILSt te tiat
Nail Files SOc
Standard sUe nail files with
fine quality blade and heavy
trained Ivory handle. Illustrated
an the right.
The puff jar le Illustrated on
the left. The hair receiver la an
txact match, tic U a special
1 , Ui3 ,
I " yj.
Cuticle Knives tie te Me
Cuticle Scissors ILH
Nan Scissors fLSS
Hatpin Holders tie
Perfume Botee,. .lie te LM
Oleve Boxee JIM
Handkerchief Boxee fiX
Ptn Cushions Me te IUI
Picture Ptaraee Me U It-M"
Ullltary Hair Brush SeU
priced at tt-Tl te IT.M
Nail Brushes' Me toILM
Nell Buffers .
Puff Boxes ..x Me te I1.M
Hair Receivers Me to tf
tie to ILU
Me to ILM
A , special feature.
Pine quality glass bot
Ue (with ground glass
stepper) aad a heavy
Ivory bolder. 'Illus
three-piece toilet SETS S to U0JS0
The favorite combination - brush, oomb and
mirror. Keen set beautifully boxed a gift that
will be enthusiastically resolved. They are going
rapidly. Don't delay.
Manicure Sets 20 to S7JS0
All of them In haadsome boxes. Sets of i. 7.
a. t aad 1 pljcee. (
Combination Sets S9 to S22JS0
Toilet and manicure articles 11 to 17 pieces.
PITER'S EXTRACT 81.75
Le Trefle .' Pompela"
PITER'S TEOETAL S1.15
. ' Same odors aa above. ,
MART GARDKM EXTRACTS
81.25. to S5.50 .
Art betues la vaxloas sixes.
Tleiers Aaibre Reyal J2.25
X. At O. Extraeu S2.00
Indian Hay White Rose
vera violet : , . Heliotrope
Blaao ' I : i , ,-. .
R. G. VIOLET DE PARKS
-J- EXTRACT S1.70 i
S. G. Tenet Waters .
Violet de Parme.. Sl.'SO
vera , vioiec... . .....j ,
Peau oe Bpagne,
Hadsars Tlelet See Toilet
leia th Red Crwes Today the Beys
. Overseas Need Tour Kelp
SPECIAL: MANICUXESETS $U9
A seven-piece set scis
sors, stick. Ivory eyebrow
brush. Ivory nail polish
box (with nail aoUah).
nail file, cuticle knife and
ksttoi hook the last
three named have mother
sf peart handles
Each Set on a Plush Board Which Is Held in
an Ivory Tray. $1jS9 Is an Important Price
pries represents a superlative
.tie ts f LSI
........ i... .8 l.TS
BROADWAY. CORNER WASHINGTON
TELEPHONES MARSHALL t. HOME A-litl. ' E. STRUPLERE, Xaaager. .
Bonnet Mirrors ttt to Mil
WUak Brooms ..lie to ILSI
Soap Boxes ...tic te Me
Shaving Brush Cass ILM -
Shaving Stick Cass lie
Talcum Holders, wtth talcum tie
Tooth Powder Boxes Tie to ILM
Tooth Brush Cylinders (..tie to lie -
Tooth Brush Racks lis
Cmery Board Sets ..........lie
The Du Barry design ts new aad dis
tinctive. 4 -. . -
f-ptoos Maalesre Sets..... ...... JUl
l-pteos Toilet Sets' flMt
t. Uand it-piece Combination Sets
priced et........ltAt, tu aid IMI
- water Sl.OO