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Memorial Services .at
Portland's Tribute to
toria- thai Good.
Uj:06lES ON "HER CHARACTER
Rev. A. A. 3CorrisoB,.IleT. Alexander
Blackburn and Judge George' H.
Williams Make Estimates of Her
Worth as Woman, and Queen.
Portland paid Its tribute of loving re
membrance of the late Queen Victoria by
on Jmpressive and grand memorial serv
ice, yesterday afternoon, at the Armory.
About 4500 people were inside the build
ing, and many were turned away for lack
of room. ' t
British and American flags were twined
ioffelher, and the central thought, of,, the
cosmopolitan audience was that In mourn
ing the death of Victoria the Good they
fevered a woman who is Queen In the'
hearts of the English-speaking race. "God
Save the King" was sung with a swing1
and a vigor that was surprising, and ap
propriately enough the theme changed to
the verse of the American National hymn
commencing "My County, TIs of Thee."
The volume of over 4000 voices joining in
one common melody was like an ocean
breaking on a rocky shore. No applause
followed the delivery of any of the ad
dresses, and the attitude of the audience
was that of quiet and absorbed attention.
Many women were there, mostly dressed
in somber colors, and altogether if was
one of the finest and most representative
audience that Portland has produced. The
hall was tastefuly draped in black and
purple the mourning colors of the Brit
ish royal family. At first, when the doors
were opened about two hours before the
service began, the atmosphere was chilly.
Gradually, the audience began to spread
over the sawdust-covered tio'br, and at
:3Q, when, the Armory was thrown open
lo the general public, the seatfe were not
long unoccupied. Then the Portland
Symphony Orchestra began a grand, melo
dious march from "Tannhauser," just as
the sunlight began to stream through the
windows. The solemn, cathedral-like
themp of Handel's "Largo" followed. By
this time It was 3 o'clock, and every seat
in the big building was fllled, and peo-,
pie were standing in the passage-way in
the galleries- A perfect sea of faces
turned toward the platform, at Rev. Dr.
A. A. Morrison, the musical director,
started the orchestra playing the proces
sional hymn, "Peace, perfect Peace, in
This Dark World of Sin," and suddenly
far away at the other end of the building,
stole the clear, sweet voices of the boy
choristers. Down the aisle they came, In
surplice and cassock, preceded by a cross-
bearer, and as If moved by one impulse,
theaudlence arose, composed as lt was of
different denominations of religious faith.
Tlie surpliced choristers numbered about
SO in all, 'and'ilent a picturesque effect to
the spectaclQTlye clergymen of the Prot
estant EplscopaTChurch brought up the
rear of the procession.
Then -followed the beautiful, melodious
Episcopal church sen Ice, the prayers be-
JtMarrnnprt from hnTh Vio nKnusfClinnVo
yM iz "7.W. :-,: .-,.: . . . r?r -"-
ox me -ii urea oi .cngiana ana ine irot
e&tant Episcopal Church in America. Cho-
rt ral responses, were used, and the musical
TMtch wa true and even. Psalms xxxix
and xc wre said alternately by the cler
gymen ana, audience, and the next mu
sical number was Gounod's sanctus,
"Holy, Holy, Holy," with tenor solo and
The creed was repeated as if by one
voice, and after the orchestra had played
-the j)ead March from Handel's, oratorio,
"Saul," the clergymen intoned' a prayer
for the President of the United States,
and this new prayer for -King. Edward
"O Lord, our heavenly Father, high
and mighty King of kings. Lord of lords,
the only Ruler of Princes, who dost from
thy throne behold all the dwellers- upon
earth; most heartily we beseech thee with
thy favor to -behold His Most Gracious
Majesty King Edward VII: and so replen
ish him with the grace of thy Holy Spirit,
that he may always incline to thy will
and walk in, thy way; endue him plente
ously with heavenly gifts: grant him in
health, wealth and peace long to live; and
finally', .after this life, to attain everlast
ing joy and felicity, through Jesus Christ
our Lord. Amen."
Three clergymen. assEsted Rev. Dr. Mor
rison in the ritual Rev. H. W. L.
O'Rorke, Rev. George B. Van Waters
and Rev. John E. Simpson.
The familiar, strangely pathetic tune
sung to Faber's famous hymn floated
softly from the iol.ns in the orchestras
O Paradise, O Paradise
Who doth not crae for rest?
Who irould not seek the happy land
Where they that loved are bleat?
Where lojal hearts and true
Stand e er Jn the light,
AH rapture, through and through,
In God's moat hol sight?
The first verse was sung pianissimo,
and then the inelody was taken up
utrongly by the brass Instruments. The
result was that, the audience sang the
air, jn unison, the whole creating a grand
musical finale, in which emotion was the
DR. MORRISON'S ADDRESS.
-"The World Can Now Claim Victoria
- As Its Own."
Rev. j,tDr. A. A,. Morrison spoke as
follows: ""We have assembled this after
noon, in honor of the deceased Queen of
a sister nation to mingle our prayers
and hymns to God with the mighty hoat
-who, by common impulse, feel con
strained reverently to." express their ap
preciation of her noBle reign and splen
"Not merely because of her vrniinA
station has a nation be"en .plBnged infos
utner ruiersnaVF-corns and ?nf '
me: ana gone.;
almost unmourned. The world was bet
ter for their loss. But every British
heart regarded her in a- peculiar sense
as its Queen. To lose her seems llke
the, invasion of death into t the sacred
precincts ot every British home;' In e4ch
she had a, placeHer most beautiful pal
ace was In the hearte of her people.
There she has been enthroned morese
curely, more" beloved -than any sover
eign of all time. "Her'crown was Indeed,
a symbol of a royal nature. Death has
"nbt robbed her of ht but the-symbol.
Forever shall u3h live- clothed with the
virtues and grace adorning her,, char
acter, emblems of a real royalty, lalthe
memory of Aher subjectsi-the. proud pos
session of. the Angld-Saxon race.
'When, In the march of "age3, war
riors, diplomats. Kings -and' Emperors
are almost forgotten, the name of Vic
toria will be reyered and honored, in the
memory of man; her life wllllfe pointed
to; in history, as a demonstration of
virtue from which the lesson may be
learned, that goodness Is srVatness. Her
material crown has been lifted by the
apgel of death. The limits of govern
ment it represented have been Temovetfc
.the .world can -now claim her as Its own
in the example -of "her life, and heaven
claim her as its prize.
"It Is of no small moment -that, m this
far-away lane, our hearts are touched
with tender Sympathy for those across
the sea and elsewhere who live Tinder
the flap than which ;none other Is o
much esteemed by .the American "people.
"May enmity and strife be forever for
gotten as we clasp hands in peace -and
.good-will around the tomb of Victoria.
We may never know how great has
been ,the influence she exerted to -maintain
peace among the nations, but we
can be sure that it, was not possible for
such a 'gracious ana benevolent charac
ter to come. Into contact with the power
of government in her -own and others'
hands, without tempering the passions ,of ,
men. xi war is ever to become a lorgoi
ten art,,U can only be when the princi
ples which controlled her life, which she
learned from the life of the Prince' of
Peace, dominate the minds of men. God
hasten the time. ,
- "Our prayers have, been offered for thej.
nffUptprl rnvnl fnmllv tnr fhn nam TTtntfF
,for our own President, and for unity and
peace. May they bind these .two na
tions together In fraternal brotherhood
to march shoulder to shoulder in the de
velopment of a civilization and prosperity
which shall redound to the glory of the
eternal God the happiness of the many
millions who shall live to enjoy it.
"All hail. Victoria. Rest in nedee.
Stronger In death than in life, like the!
Master, you served. Thy spirit slllb
reigns in the hear of thy country. Thy.
life still lives, though It has .burst tlte
confines of a mortal body, with greater
potency than ever. No tomb can ever
encase thee. Thou art buried in the
heart jf humanity. Earth has been
blessed with thy presence heaven now
richer for it. t
"I will not take more of your time, as
I wish to read a letter from one who
is within a few days of being as old as
the Queen, and whose -wgrds may fit
tingly come to us with a peculiar force,
because of his labors as the bishop of
Oregon of the Episcopal church, for very
Letter From Bishop Mpfrl. t
Rev. Dr. Morrison then" read a letter
front Bishop Morrisl which is, in part, is
follows: -Asi vTi."
"Mv Dear Dr. Morrison: Ir'whrbS im
possible for me to accept -your kind itf-
vitatlori to take part' in the memorial
services to the late Queen of Ehgiafid,
wnose aeatn is now mournea over tne
"whole, civilized world. I leave" homn to
night to Tteep my appointments for tho
next week In the extreme southern' part
of the diocese, but my interest tin such
a service will be none the less for this
necessary absence. It will be an oppor
tunity for most Interesting and instruct
ive reminiscences, In the life of ono of
the best and wisest sovereigns In the
past history of our race.
"The services you will have on this
memorial occasion, as well as those
which will be used when her body is to
be consigned to Its earthly resting place,
Will be those of the Book of Common
Player common to Prince and peasant
and I know no better thought for you
to emphasize at such a time than this
yery thought that these earthly honors
and distinctions that men and women
now so covet and -toll and strive for,
are all as short-lived as the fading flow
ers of nature, and that Queens and
courtiers, the servant and the slave, go
down to the grave in one common rank,
.to meet the honors and rewards, tho
glory or the shame of the future life,
according to the deeds done in the body,
whether in the palace of tlie King, or
the cot of the beggar.
"It is a matter of special interest to
me to know that the name of this gpod
Queen will be associated with the hlo
tcry and work of the Good Samarjtatf
Hospital of this city, while time laats;
through the wise forethought and lib
erality of her subjects and countrymen
resident here, in providing: for the en
dowment of the Queen Victoria jubilee
bed and the Queen Victoria diamond
jubilee bed. These, with the other en
dowment of the British Consulate bed,
from the samej liberal source, associate
the name of our British friends with
an institution that has a purpose and
end in entire harmony with the life of
beneficence of their gracious- Queen,
whose memory they now desire to honor.
"I hope that this service will 'help to
inspire all those who share in lt with a
deeper devotion to those Christian -principles
which were the foundation. of this
good Queen's character, 'and the grace
and beauty of her life."
"When our heads are bowed with w6e,"
was softly sung, land then canrc an ad
dress by Rev. Alexander Blackburn,
pastor of the First Baptist Church:
DR. BIjACKJIURX'S ADDRESS.
'Slxt -three Year a Q,ueenly "Wom
an and a Womanly Queen."
Mr. President and Fellow-Citizens: I es
teem It a great honor to be permitted to
have a humble part In this memorial
service in honor of tho beloved Queen. The
son of ancestors who fought King
George until the new Nation was recog
nized, and the new flag unfurled, I bow
In unfeigned grief at England's loss, and
would, if needs bo, with my own hand
half-mast lhe flag of the new that lt
might bo intertwined with the flag of the
A century and a quarter ago our fathers
met on bloody fields until the graves they
made werei so many that they separated
the Anglo-Saxons Into two nations. Today
these two nations meet at one grave and
are more one than any race that walks
In a speech delivered at Manchester,
England, In 1S63, Henry Ward Beecher
said: "There Is not-reignlng on the globe
a sovereign who coihmarids ourxslmple,
unpretentious and unaffected "respect as
does your own beloved Queen." That was
no diplomatic language to curry favor
with the great American's audience then,
for he knew that-tfre-Queemwas the friend
of his Gpvernment arid that she bad used
her gentle yet strong Influence to pre
vent any ruDture between the two coun-1
tries. She was our f liend-nrhen we .sorely 'J
needed a -friend' at courts r
In. lE51tTenhysoaJrese"hted?lo the Queen,
- '(Concluded 6n EJghttfPageTJ
BURIAL iS TODAY
CEREMONY WILL BE-PUBLIC
Bornl GrenadiersWill Act as Guard
of Honor Official Programme of
Services and Route of the
XOSoN, Feb., 3. The-body vof Queen
Victoria has been' protected by guardsmen
In the Albert Memorial Chapel, at Wind
aor, since It was deposited there yester-
day. The officials of the royal household
at Windsor Cattle visited the chapel to
day, as well asa number of friends and
admired the great display of wreaths.
The Interment at Frogmore tomorrow will
be at 3 P. M. The coffin will be con
veyed on a gun, carriage drawn by ar
tillery horses, which will rehearse in the
morning. The guard of honor will be the
late Queen's company of the Grenadier
Guards, the regimental band. accompany
ing tne escort to the mausoleum. The
ceremQny there will be public, by the
Kings order, instead of private, as orlg-
the BlshOD of Winchester and ths,f5fn.n
of Windsor wlll officiate. The choir, of
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.. btivu rim uicct L11C piUUCBMUU ttl tllB:
steps of the chapel, and with the clergy
will precede the coffin, the royal person
ages, with the servants and the late',
Queen's pipers following.
Memorial Sen Ice Yesterday.
A memorial service was held this morn
ing in St. George's Chapel, attended by
King Edward, Queen Alexandra, the
Duchess of Cornwall and York, Emperor
William, Crown Prince Frederick Wil
liam, the Duke .of Connaught, other rela
tives of the late Queen, and the ladies
and gentlemen of the royal household.
Tlie royal personages wore civilian cloth
ing, the ladles wearing mourning veils.
The only patches of color were the red J
coats of a few officers and the white sur
plices" of the choir, the whole scene being
in strong contrast with yesterday's bril
liant display, for the body of the chapel
tyas crowded by a congregation In black.
sir waiter .rarratt played a prelude by
Ghamlnade and Calton, the Marquis of
Normandy and the Dean of Windsor read
the special lessons. The prayers were
tho special prayers prescribed relating to
tho reign of Victoria and the accession
of Edward. The choir sang Dvorak's an
them, "Blessed Jesus, Fount of Mercy,"
rendering it with beautiful effect. Rt.
Rev. William Stubbs, bishop of Oxford,
delivered the funeral discourse, taking for
his text Proverbs, xvi:12: "For the throne
Is established by righteousness."
Bishop Stubbs' Discourse.
Tlje aged prelate read from a desk in
side, the communion rail and could not
b heard except by those sitting very near
him.. He said, in part:
"All our thoughts today are about the
great and gracious personality whom we
have lost. The end of her long reign
marked an epoch which gave rise to
gratitude, sorrow and hope, to gracious
memories and great anticipations. The
yjears brought some pressure at the helm
and some violence of waes, but never
once was there any loss of goverance,
never any alienation of the hearts of her
All are Dleased that the new Kin? hn
determined to call himself af ten the great-
est of his ancestors, the pure and clean.
He has" greatly grown, and all along the
lines otjiis policy we now seek a seven
fold blessing from the seventh Edward."
The benediction was pronounced by the
Bishop of Winchester.
Private -Service for Family.
After the services. King Edward and
rEmperor William walked In the grounds.
and in tne evening tney attended a strict
ly private service, at which Mme. Albanl
sang. Emperor William will leave Windsor
Wednesday, accompanied by King Ed
ward. He will take luncheon at Marlbor
ough House, after which he will drive to i
A-5 jryr.. . -9lSSSisSSSSSg9V - I JlslSs fmin
Charing Ctoss Station, where he will. take : writing, and is a most voluminous doc
the train for Port Victoria. He will fol- J ument, including evers- detail of the
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erts entered London on returning from
South Africa, and? a great ovatlohls ex
v'l. , ,- ,Z,- J
Afterarthfi moraine, service. TClm? PVU 1
jsiaxqjr Queen. Alexandratetndrother mem-
bera of tho royal family walkee to the
dean's cloister, wh'ere they viewed the
Programme of Today's Ceremony.
According to the official programme of
today's ceremony, the coffin, preceded by
the Bishop of Winchester and the Dean
of Windsor, will be borne by noncommis
sioned officers of the guards from the
Albert memorial chapel and placed on
the gun carriage. A guard of honor of
the Grenadier Guards, with the band ef
the regiment, will be drawn up faoing the
chapel, and will present arms. The pro
cession will move off in the following or
der: The Queen's company, with arms re
versed. The Governor and Constable of Windsor
Castle, the Tmke of Argyl.
Highlanders and pipers, royal servants,
band of the Grenadier Guards, the Bishop
of Winchester and the Dean of Wind
sor, the Lord Chamberlain and the Lord
Steward, the gun carriage supported oy
the late Queen's equerries and house
hold and flanked by the same officers as
appeared In Saturday's procession . in
Following the coffin will walk King
Edward, the Duke of Connaught, Em
peror William, the King of Belgium,
Prince Henry of Prussia, and all
the royal personages, Including Queen
-" VfofrfrW "'
Alexandra and the Princesses, withuhe
exception of a few who left England
yesterday. These will be accompanied by.
The route wIlKbe through the Norman
gateway, across the quadrangle, through
the Georve TV, archway, down Long
Walk through the lodge, and then, from
Long Walk to the mausoleum. The en;
tire route from the George IV. archway
to the gates of the mausoleum vwlll be
lined withatrqops under the command of
Colonel Napier Miles, of the First .Life
fromtheTgates- to'the mausoleum itself.
On arriving there the Queen's company
wiir open utward and form in double
rank -ariV the steps of the mausoleum
The choir wiirmeet the funeral cortege
on thesteps. The Highlanders, pipers
and servant's, on, ' their arrivalNwlll go
straight Into, the mausoleum andtakc.up'
the positions allotte'd'to them. Then the
coffin wilt be carrIedinto the.mausoleumr
'preceded by the choir and clergy.
The members of the royal family on
entering will take places on each side
of the sarcophagus, the royal household
standing in the transcept on each side.
The whole of the castle will be kept
clear. The ground from theJ George -IV.
archway to the Long Walk gates will be
under the control of the Lord Steward
and the officer will issue tickets of id
mission. The portion of Long Walk over
which the processlonwill move will, be
under the direction of the Mayor! of
Mourners Will Wnllc.
All concerned, Including the mourners,
will walk. A large force of London po
lice has been appointed to keep order and
the spectacle will be very Impressive,
bands playing funeral marches until the
mausoleum is reached.
After that the ceremony will be private,
as there is only room for the mourners
and clergy. The choir will sing Sir Ar-
l thur Sullivan's anthem, "Yea, Though I
walk," the hymn, "Sleep Thy Last
Sleep," and Tennyson's "The Face of
Death Is Turned Toward the Sun of
Light," sang to music by Sir Walter Par"
ratt. The Duke of Aocosta, the Crown Prince
of Sweden and Norway, Duke Robert of
Wurtemburg, the Prince of Hohenzollern,
the Prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg,
Prince Arnulf of Bavaria, Prince John
of Saxony and other dignitaries left for
their homes today.
Lord Salisbury has gone to Windsor to
remain until after the interment.
United Kingdom Mourning.
Memorial services, pulpit references
and touching scenesoccurred again to-
! day throughout, the United Kingdom,
while from all quarters of the globe have
! come innumerable telegrams describing
f now bdturday was kept. Where a few
British were gathered together, their or-
. binary labors were abandoned for rellg-
IOUB services, ana meir inougnts were
bier of Victoria.
Throughout India the natives have given
unmistakable -proof of their regard for
the Queen and their sorrow at her
i death. Emperor Francis Joseph and the
members of the imperial family attended
the memorial service in Vienna and the
Japanese adopted a resolution of condo
lence. The morning papers are filled with rec
ords of these tributes and are wholly
given up to elaborate plctoral and liter
ary descriptions of Saturday's scenes.
It is" understood that Emperor William
will remain for the reading of Queen
victoria s win, which is 'In her own hand-
to Kronberjf toclve hlsmother, Dowager
Vmnrocc -cv42?.v 5it n.,n. i
ceremonies ' '
i iunerai Daceaniry; as sneseemed tn hnve
antlcloate'd that, she would dlf nt n..
-1 borne House. The Kaiser will ro direct
Tar and Feathers Proposed
by Liquor Men.
POLICEMAN DISCOVERED PLOT
and May Postpone Wreeddng: JF"eat
ore of Topeka Crusade-Mrs. Na
tion Received Contributions
KANSAS CTJET Mo., Feb. 3 A special
to the Times from Topeka, Kan., says:
Policeman Luster has reported to City
Marshal Stahl a plot on the part of the
liquor men ,to tar and feather Mrs. Na
tion, the joint-smasher. Marshal Stahl
Is making an Investigation.
The report has frightened Mrs. Nation
and her sister crusaders, but they declare
that they will continue the work of des
troying the "murder shops". They met
at 9 o'clock this mornfpg at Mrs. Nation's
room and held a session of prayer, asking
the Lord to protect them from bodily
harm in the discharge of what they term
ed their duty to the community.
Mrs. Nation braved the storm today and
made three temperance speeches, at tho
Wesleyan Methodist church In the fore
noon, at the Christian church In the after
noon, and at the Lowman Hill Methodist
church in the evening.
A recruiting office for the Topeka brig
ade, Kansas division, Carrie Nation's
army, has been opened. About 300 "sol
diers" have signed the roll, mostly wo
men. The programme of the defendants
is to march down Kansas avenue at 2 P.
M. tomorrow with drums beating and
flags flying and hold prayer meetings in
front o f every joint. Mrs. Nation says
that it was the intention of the home de
fenders to smash every joint tomorrow,
but this feature of the crusade may be
postponed for a day to enable the secret
service agents to Inquire into the story
that armed men are guarding the Joints.
Mrs. Nation says she don't mind a shot
gun, but she don't want to lead other
women to their deaths.
It Is said that Mrs. Nation receiver
more mall than any bank In Topeka. Many
of the letters contain money, and it Is
said that she already has put aside 300 to
help carry on the liquor war here.
CREEK INDIAN TROUBLE.
Several Lawyers Who Misled Them
May be Prosecuted.
MUSKOGEE, L T., Feb. 3. Chltto Har
jo, or "Crazy Snake," the leader of the
warring Creek Indians, and 17 of tho
minor leaders of that tribe, have been
landed In the federal jail here, where
ithey-wili be. held pending Jtrialcfor trea
son. The Indians were brought here from
teenrieta under escort of Troop A, Eighth
Cavalry, and United States Marshal Ben
nett and his posse.
It Is stated that certain attorneys, who.
It is asserted here, misled the Indians
may be prosecuted. Marshal Bennett
states that while most of the Indians are
In hiding, some are still trying to hold
meetings. A posse will be sent tomorrow
to arrest Chief Lotah Mekko, tho real
chief of the Creeks.
When placed In prison here, Harjo and
his followers were searched, fumigated,
their shackles removed and all placed In
a large cell. A newspaper correspondent,
with the assistance of an interpreter, had
an interview with Crazy Snake, who said
that he saw no reason for arrest and felt
confident when the Indians were given a
trial before the Great White Fathers'
court, that they would be released. Ha
said they were acting In good faith and
had papers from Washington that gave
them the right to establish their old gov
ernment. Aa. to all tho talk of killing whites he
said Itwas never their Intention, and they
expected only to treat and act with their
own people, and in so doing expected
finally; to get all whites out. He also said
that the "Great Spirit" would see that
they got justice, even "though their white
fathers in Washington, and the oil syndi
cates, were trying to rob them of their
once happy hunting brounds."
SUMMARY OF IMPORTANT NEWS. ,
Queen Victoria's Funeral.
Interment will occur at 3 o'clock today at
Frogmore. Page 1.
Ceremony will bo public, by King's order.
King and Queen attended memorial services
yesterday. Page 1.
Official programme of the ceremony and routs
of march. Page 1.
Edwin Sfarkham read a poem In Philadelphia,
dedicated to Queen Victoria. Page 2.
Move for night sessions to consider ship sub
sidy bill Is likely. Page 2.
Strenuous efforts will be made to secure rots
upon ship subsidy bill by middle of week.
Appropriation bills will occupy most of the
week In the House. Page 2.
Ceremonies In honor of memory of Chief Jus
tice Marshall will be held In both Houses
today. Page 2.
Plot discovered to tar and leather Mrs. Nation,
the; saloon-wrecker. Page 1.
Sheriff Taylor will obay Governor NasS's order
to stop Cincinnati fight. Page 2f
Ex-Senator Hill deelares that he is not & can
didate for Presidency in 1904. Page 2.
John H. Mitchell says he has 4C votes, and
will be candidate for Oregon Senatorshlp at
proper time. Page 3.
Oregon bill to Increase salaries of Marlon
County officers Is not generally approved.
Page 8. ,
Baker County will renew Its old fight for an
nexation of the Union County "panhandle "
Notable court decision favorable to barber's
blue law has been found. Page 3.
Preston (Washington) railway bill Is undoubt
edly a political scheme of John L. Wilson.
Idaho Legislators have about decided to visit
Oregon's Capitol and spend two days.
Lostlne, .Or . youth threw acid In another's
face, disfiguring him for life. Page 3.
East Side Railway to head off Injunction, laid
track through O-egon City yesterday. Page 3.
Portland and Vicinity.
Immense crowd attended memorial services for
Queen Victoria. Page 1
First Cumberland Presbyterian Church cele-
brates'plst anniversary Page 5.
Death of David Monnastes, aged 81. Page 10.
Provisions for drydock in Portland. Page 8
Legislative committees from Oregon and
Washington agree on bills relative to fishing
in the Columbia Klver. Page 10.
New chaplain of Seamen's Institute preaches
his first sermon. Page S.