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POKTLAlfD, OREGON, THURSDAY, JANUARY 1, 1903.
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pORTLAND invits the world to parUdpatclnJhe. Centennial gathering tnat will.bt hcH in
this di(y in 1905. This event will bz made commemorative of the Lewis and Clark journey of
exploration 'to Oregon in 1505. Peace and prosperity at home, and good will toward all the world
besides, is the greeting that Portland sends to Oregon's sister states of the Union, to the Province of
British Columbia, to whose best interests the Pacific Coast states are committed as the direct result of
close neighborly intimacies, and to the intelligent peoples of all nations.
Oyer $400,003 has already been subscribed by Portland's people and, by the corporate interests
whose prosperity is best assured by the legitimate development of Portland's commerce, to further the.
interests of the 1905 Fair. The finand.il plans of the Fair already formulated insure the success of
this National event.
The keynote of the current issue of The Oregonian, is the greatest success of the Lewis and
Clark Centennial gathering at Portland, Oregon, in 1905.
We, the undersigned, fully subscribe to the sentiments expressed above, covering scope and pur
pose of the Lewis and Clark Centennial Fair in Portland. The present effort of The Oregonian,
made in the best interests of this Fair, the success of which is fraught with results of the greatest
import as affecting the future prosperity of all the Pacific. Coast states, calls for our heartiest