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THE FIRST NATIONAL
D. It. PEEI.KK, Prci., F. J. LEnEUT, V. I'rcs., It. E. WEUSTEIt, Caih., W. D. LAW80N, A. Cash.
Tranacts a general tanking business. Drn(ts Issued, aralUble In alt cities of the United
States ind Europe, Hong Kong and Manila. Collections in ado on favorable tetmi.
LADD A. TILTON, Bankers Portland, Oregon
Established In 1859. Transact a General Hanking Business. Interest allowed on time de
posit. Collections made at all points on favorable terms. letters of Credit Issued available In
Europo and the Eastern Btatcs. fright Exchange and Telegraphic Transfors sold on New York,
Washington, Chicago, 8t Louis, Denver. Umahn, Han Francisco and various points In Oregon,
Washington, Idaho, Montana and Dritlsh Columbia. Exchange sold on London, Paris, Berlin,
Irrankfort and Hong Kong.
OF PORTLAND, OREGON,
J. C. A1NBW0RTH, Pnisldont. W. II. AY Kit. Vice-President.
A. M. wiuuui, Assisiam cumar.
Transacts a general banking business. Drafts Issued, available In all cities of the United
States and Europe, Hong Kong and Manila. Collections made on favorable terms.
mouth wear ooimeit third Aim &ak ameers.
Capital, fully paid up, $25,000.00. Surplus and undivided profits, $3,000.00.
Commenced Business June 6, 1905.
OKFICER8: J. W. FOIIDN'BY, President; 11. T. rLATT, Vlco President; C. A. WOOD, Cashlor.
J10AHD OK DIUKCTOim: J. W. Kordnoy, It. T. Piatt, F. C. Knapp, W. A. Ilrowcr, II. L. Powers,
Thus. Cochran, M. h. Ilolbrook, U. A. Wood.
"Oldest Dank In the State. of Washington."
DEXTER, HORTOIN & CO.
'C'P,UZ nm- B AINKERS BUflu' d $M2$
Accounts of Northwot raclflo Hanks sollcltf d upon terms which will grant to them the
.most liberal accommodations conlstcnt with tholr Lalancts and responsibilities. N'm.M.
Xadd, President; N. II. Latimer, Manager; M. W. Peterson, Cashier. Seattle, Washington.
THB IRT NATIONAL, DANK' OP PORT TOWN8BND
Established IMS. Collections promptly made and remitted. '
.FIRST NATIONAL BANK SSSSbST40
.Surplus, 411,000,000 Depoaltes, 4113,000,000
.FIRST NATIONAL BANK of NorthYmkknm, Wamh.
mmmHml svt 9urmlum 0190,000 00
UNITED STATES DEPOSITORY
FIRST NATIONAL, BANK
Walla Walla, Washington. (First National Dank In the 8tate.)
Transacts a General Banking Business.
CAPITAL 1100,00). BUHPLUB 100,000.
LEVI ANKKNY, President. A. II. REYNOLDS. Vice President A. R. DURFORD, Cashier
THE NATIONAL BANK OF COMMERCE
0MITC0) 9TATC9 BSPtTA.r
mmmHml 900000 Smrtmm $000,000
0AIH00 mtPAMMKHr '
OFPICKRA Chester Thnrne, President; Arthur Albertson, Vice President and Cashier;
j Frederick A. Itlce, Aislstaut Cashier; Helbcrt A. Young, Assistant Cashier.
JNQ. C. AINHWORTH, Pros. JNO. a UAKEIt, Vlco Pre. P. C. KAUFKMAN, 5d Vlco Pres.
A. U. PitlCllAKD, Cashier. V. P. HASKELL, Jit., Assistant Cashlor.
THE FIDELITY TRUST COMPANY BANK
General Banking CAPITAL AND SURPLUS, $390,000 Safe Deposit Vaults
SAVINGS DtPARTMCNTt Interest at the Ilate of a )r cent per Annum, Credited Bouil-Aunuallr
ALFRED COOMDOE, Pres. A. F. McCLAINE Vice Pres AARON KUIIN, Vice Pres
CIIA8. K. HCUIIIER, Cashier. 1). C. WOODWARD, Asst. Cashier.
THE COLFAX NATIONAL BANK of Oolfmx Wmah.
Transacts a general banking business. Special facilities for handling Kaatorn
'Washington and Idaho items.
THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK
Inter-east Paid on
FIRST NATIONAL BANK of East Grand Forks, Minn.
Farm Loans Negotiated. Kiro and Cyclono Insurnnsa Written. Does a
Capital, ISOWO E. AllNKSON, Pre.. 0. It. JACORI Cashier
A Pur Cent Intursswfc Paid on Tlmo Dtspossltss
THE FIRST jNATIOINAL, BAINK
OR DUL.UTH, MINNESOTA.
CAPITAL, HOO.OOO SURPLUS 738,000
U. 8 Government Depositary.
F. L. UEYERS
Lb Grmndo National Bmnk "JZZ&SF
Ommltml mnmJ Smrplmw, $120,000
DIRECTORS: J. M. Berry, A. M, Conler. F.
riaaua Clstn Walrnii
THE W. G. M'PHERSON COMPANY
Heating, Ventilating and Drying Engineers
WARM AIR FURNACES
-"NOTHING BUT THE BEST" 47 First Street PORTLAND, OREGON
PORTLAND FUtqL COMPANY
Successors to PIONKR, C R. DAVIS and PHOENIX TUCL CO.
PHONE EAST 26 287 E. MORRISON ST.
COAL Rock Springs, Diamond, Richmond, Roslyn, New Cat
tle, New Castle Nut, Franklin, Carbon Hill, Coke.
WOOLV-4.Foot Fir, 4-Foot Oak, 4-Foot Ash, Sawed Oak,
Sawed Fir, Sawed Ask, Sawed Knots.
The Merchants National Bank:
Of St. Rssul. Mlnnstatotsa
UNITED STATES DEPOSITORY
Capital, $1,000,000.00 Surplus, 000,000.00
Transacts ss seneral btsnlclnsl bulrsSMS- CorrewponUencei Irsvltad
OFFICERS-KENNETH CLARK, President: GEO; H. PRINCE, Vice President: U. W.
DIRECTORS-Craword UTlnKston. Kenneth Clark, J. II. Skinner. Louis W. Hill. Geo. H. Mnnhlli. ni pli lift iS nLil
Prtnee.C. 8. Blgelow. K.D. Noyes.V. M.Watklns.L. P.Ordway,F. B. KelloK. E. N, Sauade'i. WpHbllC Ol PSMOW will Bitttt BoOBe
Tboaas A.Marloir, W. B. Parsons. J .M, Hannalord, Charles P. iforea. '' vlt.
BANK OF KAUSPELL
It. W. BCIIMEER, Cashier
BANK " JOH"r
W. L, BTKINWEO.
A. II. CMNK
AIITHUR II. C08TAIN,
Time Depots! tas
L. CLEAVER W. U HHENHOI.Tfl
Asit. Cashier Asst. Cashier
J. Holmes, F. M. llyrklt, F. L. Meyers. Geo. L
NEWS OF THE WEEK
In a Condensed Form for
HAPPENINGS OF TWO CONTINENTS
A Returns of the Less Important but
Not Lets Interesting Evenf
of tho Past Week.
Tho government hns begun n suit to
dissolves tlio Btnndnnl Oil company.
A San FrnnciBCo grand Jury has in
dicted Iluef nnd Bclunitz fur extortion.
A civil war among tho Moqul Indiana
in Now Mexico has been suppressed by
lloth pacrties in Colorado aro ro
Bolved to work for tho repeal of woman
Tiio"8outhcm raciflc will add a third
through train between Portland and
Tho high water wrecked tho ware-
houso of tho Wcsturn Idaho Sugar com
pany at Nampa.
Two were killed and two others aro
dying as a result of a battlo with rob
bers in San l'mncinco.
.Tapani has just launched a battleship
of 10,000 tons. It is equal and perhaps
superior to anything alloat.
Three Americans and six Mexicans
woro killed by a premature explosion
of dynamito at Douglas, Arizona.
Finland authorities havo sulxed about
5,000 rifles and 118,000 cartridges in
tended for Russian revolutionists.
All railroads in tho United States aro
ready to give employes a raise of 10
per cent In order to prevent troublo at
tho present time.
President Iloosovolt baa nearly
Witto has returned to Russia and
will visit tho cxar.
Attorney General Moody has, ordered
a rigid enforcement of tho eight-hour
It is probablo n forco of 1,000 ma
rines .will bo kept in Cuba for somo
Philadelphia Jows will honor tho
iato John Hay by placing a memorial
window in tholr synagogue
Tho Chicago city attorney accuses tho
Pullman company of bribing judges,
congressmen and other ofllcials.
A desperate battlo with knives be
tween soldiers at Choyonno to sottlo an
old fued placed five men in tho hospital.
Tho fortieth annual session of tho
National Grange, hold ut Denver, de
clared for parcels post and national
A despcrato negro at Ashovillo, N.
C, shot and killed four men in a suc
cessful attempt to escape arrest. Arm
ed men aro searching for him.
Secretary Motcalf has expressed tho
opinion that the treaty between tho
United States and Japan guarantees
education to Japanese children in our
public schools without discrimination,
Cuban liberals are divided on ac
count of friendship with America.
A new plague bat caused 12 deaths
In a small Teiaa town, and doctors are
unable to control It.
It is reported that King Alfonso cf
Spain has been assassinated, but the
repnt cannot be verified.
Wireless messages atate .that the
prealdential party ia off tho Florida
coaat and enjoying fine weather.
The wrecking of the Milwaukeo Ave
nue bank of Chicago waa le enacted on
the stage in Chicago and nearly caused
Bceintiata have made arrangements
with the Italian Rovernmeut to com
plete the exeat at ion of the ancient
Roman city of Ilercalauenm.
The Forestry bureau of the United
States baa failed in ita tfforta to compel
the rsilroada to use oil for fuel on en
gine pawing through forest reaervea.
It bow developa that the Standard Oil
company, aided by the railrcada, did
their beat to defeat Hoch for governor
Hocn received a majority of over 2,000
The boiler of a Southern Pacific jmh
eager enginbe exploded at Saryeu',
mall atatipB in Southern CalifurtiM
Killing two persons and wrecking the
depot and four cars.
Hearat nay gV, the aayoralty oi New
Idaho land fiaad triala will begin
aooa at Moscow.
An American conaalf hua been
opened at Mukden.
Cuban liberals are making trouble
for Governor Magoon.
MUCH DAMAGE REPORTED.
Floods In Oregon and Washington
Destroy Homos and Brldgea.
Caotlo Rock, Wash., Nov. 10. Tho
Cowlitz river hns bocoino n raging tor
rent, carrying Iioubcs, barns, logs nnd
other drift down in tlto Hood. Mnny
families nro homeless nnd havo wwcp
but few belongings from their ruined
homes nnd nro temporarily quartered
with friends on higher ground. Tho
Northern Pacific brldgo ncross tho Cow
Htx at Oleqtm is washed out.
The town of Castlo Rock is in a state
of chaos. Electric lights aro out bo
cause of tho Hood. Tho town marshal
has closed tho saloons to add to tho
public safety. Tho peoplo aro meeting
tho situation in a philosophic way and
aro not becoming panic stricken.
North Yakima, Wash., Nov. 10.
After falling slightly tlto Yakima and
Nqches rivers nro again rising and tho
datriagoto property of all kinds is
growing worse. All communication
with tho outsldo by rail is cut off.
Every county bridgo in tho valley is
under water nnd tlto city is isolated
from tho surrounding country.
Tho fears of tho poeplo nro that tho
Naches river may change its course and
come down tho old river bed to tho
west of the city. If this happens tho
damage will bo Inestimable, as tho
best fruit, orchards and somo of tho fin
est homes in tho valley Ho direct in its
Wenatcliee, "Wash., Nov. 10. Tho
flood still rages unabated. Added to
tho destruction by tho rain nnd water,
tho wind Is blowing. Tho damage done
by tho Hood ljctween Cashmere and
Wcnatcliee, in tho Wenatchco valley,
cannot be estimated at the present
tlmo, but it will bo heavy. Tho We?
natchee nnd tho Columbia rivers are
higher than they have ever been before.
The former is eight indies higher than
it former record.
-Portland, Nov. 10. Streams through
out the state which havo been swollen
by;tho recent rain storms nnd tho Chi
nook wind in tho mountains nro thought
tojyhnvo reached tholr highest point.
SoHio havo commenced to fall and the
Willamette was stationary Inst night.
It is probable, that the river at Port
laud will commence to fall today. Ex
cept along tho lower Columbia, (ho
danger from high water is thought to
bo over in Oregon.
RELIEF FUND 18 LOOTED.
Sent Mayor SchmlU la Not
San Francisco, Nov. 10. Tho Chron
icle says today:
A now investigation is progressing in
tiio course of developments in tho local
graft scandal. It now appears that
mnny sums of money, largo and small,
that were sent from different states to
Sun Francisco for tho relief of tho suf
ferers from tho calamity nover reached
the relief committee. Somo of these
amounts, which aggregated a largo
sum, wero mailed to tho euro of Mayor
Schmitz. F. J. J lenity, Detective Wll
Ham RuriiH and about 100 government
agents hnvo been making an Invest lg
tlon. President Roosevelt is t lie mov
ing spirit, behind tho inquiry, and ho
declares tlutt no man guilty of diverting
tho roliof funds shall escape justice.
Tho cases come within tho jurisdic
tion of tho Federal authorities because
of the interstate chumctor of the postal
hcrvlco, which, it is alleged, wits crim
inally tampered with.
A considerable sum of money was al-
co sent through tho express coniioiulcs
and Wells-Fargo, which comioinlcs nro
now investigating (lie disappearance of
1 10,580 sent in ouo imckngo from the
citizens of Searchlight, Nov., which tho
relief committeu fays it never received,
and which tlto comjMiny wtys was deliv
ered to the representative of tho com
mitteo to whom it was addressed. Tho
crimo of forgery is said to Ihj included
in tho offense of tho raiders of tho re
lief contributions, It is raid that in
the uggregato the stealings will amount
New Zealand Favora Canada.
Ottawa, Out., Nov. 1. Tho Canadi
an commission reports that substantial
preferences tire given to Canadian goods
over thoso of the United States in tho
now tariff udopted by New Zealand.
On many classes tho tariff on United
States goods will be 20 or 30 per cent
tibova tlutt on Canadian goods. On Id
cycles, gas mid oil engines, gum Ikmiih,
printing paper, railwaysand tramways,
sail cloth, cunvns, surgical and dental
instruments United States products will
be taxed a duty of 20 per cent while
the Canadian products will cuter free.
Total Wealth of United States.
Washington, Nov. 10. Tho total
wealth of tho country in 1004 was
$100,881,415,000, according to figures
issued by the ccneus bureau today. In
1800 tho total wealth was $05,037,001,
107; In 1000, $88,528,348,708.
FLOODS IN NORTH
White, Stuck and Green Rivers
Drive Farmers From Homes.
SMALLER TOWNS UNDER WATER
Northern Pacific and Great Northern
Railroads Tied Up Three
Uvea Are Lost.
Senttlo, Nov. 15. Floods in tho
White, Stuck nnd Green rivers, which
began Tuesday night, hnvo swept nwny
miles of railroad trackage, inundated
all the valley towns, rendered hundreds
of farmers homeless and cost thrco lives
up to date. Until tho Western Union
last night succeeded in getting a wiro
to Portland," Scattlo was entirely cut
off from tho outsido world by either
railroad or telegraph lines. The tele
phone company kept up two lines, but
tliis was tho only means of communica
tion Seattle has had.
Tho thrco men lost in tho floods wore
drowned while fighting to break up log
jams that threatened railroad and coun
It will bo two weeks beforo tho
Northern Pacific is able to resumo reg
ular train operations. Tho Great
Northern is tied up for a shorter per
iod, for trouble on that road is duo to
an avalanche of mud that swept out a
portion of track.
Auburn, Kent, O'lirlcn, Ronton,
Oriellin nnd hnlt a dozen smaller towns
In the valleys of threo rivers nro under
witter. Resident of O'Rrien were
compelled to abandon their homes nnd
llee to the lulls. At Kent it raging tor
rent is running through the town nnd
Auburn will suffer oxtenslvo damages
unless the waters recede immediately.
Tho 50 employes of the Denny Ren
ton Clay works plant at Ronton wore
cut off by the flood and had to remain
cooped up in tho warehouse until they
could be rescued by boats.
FOR RIVERS AND HARBORS.
Great National Agitation to Improve
A national congress of American com
mercial bodies interested in tho devel
opment of internal waterways and har
bor improvements will meet in Wash
ington on tho sixtlt and seventh of De
cember. Oregon will bo represented
by a delegation from the Portland
chamber of commerce.
Tho purpnso of tho congress is main
ly to prevail upon tho United States
authorities to pass a measuro calling
for an appropriation of fifty millions
annually for river and harbor improve
ment. Kveu should such n xmensuro
pass it would still be but a fraction of
what other great nations are expending
annually Uon their waterways. Tho
movement is a national expression of
tho knowledge that water competition
is tho ono great clicapener of railroad
freight rates railways that compete
with rivers lor tralllo do not pay ex
travagant dividends upon watered stock.
In those sections of tho country
wherein the railroads are compelled to
carry freight in competition with river
craft tho rates aro from- oiio-thlnl to
oiio-sixth of those ruling where water
competition is not a factor. It is told
of a cotton section In Texas Unit tho
vnnalizing of a very insiguitienntstream
so as to be available for flat bottomed
canal boats, lowered tho freight rates
so radically as to mako it saving to a
small community of three million dol
lars annually. As a matter of fact the
canalized stream carried but a small
percentage of tho tralllo ujion which
this largo saving was effected, hut the
fact that tho stream was available for
tralllo compelled tho railways to meet
tho water competition.
Tho Rivers and Harbors congress
will discuss the improvement of the
Oregon and Washington waterways and
the removal of obstructing bars at the
entrances of tho harbors and will seek
to impress upon the congress of the na
tion tho importance of theso improve
ments to tho farming and mercantile
Commend Teaching 8yatem,
New York, Nov. 15. After two days'
inspection, tho English teachers who
came hero to study United States meth
ods of education havo discovered soveral
good Ideas which they Intend to sug
gest to tho authorities in England.
Thoy llko our system of medical inspec
tion, our law which requires children
between tho nges of 14 and 15 years to
attend evening schools If they work in
tho daytime, our discipline, which thoy
all describe us "easy," and certain
features of our kindergarten work.
Moro tutclicra will arrive this week.
General William G. Ely.
Norwich, Conn., Nov. 16. General
William 0. Ely died suddenly at his
home here last nigiit of heart trouble.
Ho commanded tho Eighteenth Connec
ticut volunteers in the Civil war, and
was brevcttcd brigadier general ut its
THE REASON WHY
Bourne Should Not
Be Elected U.
The New Age haa said before and It
now says again that It doea not be
lieve that the next legislature will
elect J. Bourne, Jr., to the United
Statee aenate. It haa been aald that
our opposition to Mr. Bourne la In-
aplred by prejudice, and that we can
give no good reason for opposing him
alnce he waa regularly named by tha
republican votora for the office.
We opposed Mr. Bourne during tha
primaries for the reason that we knew
him to be unfit for the high office to
which he aspired.
First That he la not a loyal and
Second That he la a traitor anal
Third That he could not be depend
ed upon to aupport Roosevelt.
If he had been a loyal and coneUtent
republican he would not have deserted
hla party In the hour of Ita dire dis
tress, when the blight of Dryanlsm and
popullem overahadowed the country In
1906. Out as a true and loyal repub
lican would have put self aside and
rendered whatever service he could
for hla party and hla republican
friends. If Bourne'a will had prevailed
and Bryan had been elected who can
aay that there would have been today
a atrong, invincible republican party
In Oregon to honor him for hla perfidy,
The leglalatlve aeaslon of 1893 waa
the most spectacular In the hlatory of
Oregon and the King Pin of that' ses
sion waa J. Bourne Jr., whostt mal
odorous record la even yet a stench' Iri
the nostrils of decent people. With a
goodly supply of money and other cor
rupting Influences the trick of thwart
ing the will of the people and debauch
ing the honor of the citizenry waa the
special mission of this political monte
bank, who, now, ten short years after
ward, has the brazen affrontery to seek
this high and honorable position at
tho hands of the party, whoae murder
he conspired to bring about.
In the light of tho past record of
Mr. Bourne, who Is so unsuspecting aa
to trust him In the future? Doea any
one who knows him, save his hired
henchmen, think for a minute that ha
can be depended upon to stand up for
republican principles and policies In
the United States aenate, and to up
hold the handa of life-long, true and
tried republican leadera In that body,
and to "stand pat" with the party's
matchless leader, mose profound
stateman, patriot and humanitarian
since the daya of Lincoln Theodora