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THE SUyDAl" OREGOXLy, PORTLAND, SEPTEMBER 3,19054
GANAD EAN FI
IN THE AUTUMN
Exposition at New Westmin
ster Will Cover Period of
BUILDINGS. AND . EXHIBITS
Dominion Government"!!? -.a Liberal
Contributor and the Displays
Promise to Exceed Great
ly All Expectations.
NEW WESTMINSTER, SopL 2.
(Speaial.) Such marked changes in a
ifew weeks in any city arc seldom seen
. to the oxtont that It sproads Itself be
, fore the people of British Columbia in
the -wonderful example of energy and
onterprlsc which has worked In a few
weeks to the fore, the Canadian Na-
tlonal Exposition to bo held In New
- Westminster during the months of
September and October. 1906. This ex
hibition will without doubt be the
largcnt event of Its kind ever held by
a city the size of New Wostmlnster.'
Ihv work of bringing this great fair
to a climax has been in the hands of
the people of British Columbia, al
though the support of the entire Do
minion ot Canada has beon unanimous
"in the undertaking.
"The Wost to the fore," said Sir Wil
fred Laurlcr. premier qf Canada, when
he oast his ballot In the Dominion
Hour of Commons, from which came
.$50,000 Xonus ? Twr jhe enterprise, and
the West will ccrtalifly be brought to
. tho fore more today than ever before
by the successful manner In which all
the arrangements are being carried
out for the National Exhibition, and
visitors from far Eastern points, who
believe that on the Atlantic shore only
exist the civilized population of Cana
da, will marvel at the size and oxcel
Jonce of the fair, when the limited pop
ulation and newness of the country is
takon Into consideration.
Even rogular frequenters at the an
nual provincial fair will be lost In the
old grounds, where thousands of dol
lars in improvements have boen spent
In the past few weoks.
The grounds on which the fair will
be held this year will cover 14 acres
of land. Five large buildings, besides
many smaller ones, will be erected.
Kcw buildings have beon erected, old
. oiios have been moved into different
position, the old race track, formerly
quite unsuitable for good racing, on
account of the heavy grade, has boon
filled In and improved, until ft stands
in line with all the good race tracks
in Canada. Although the work is yet
in a state of transition and confusion,
a fair idea may yet be gathorcd as to
tne oxtont of the groat exhibition
which has been under way but about a
An Arcir deception Gateway.
At the Junction of really four dif
ferent streets, a large arch gatoway
Is being erected, which will be char
acterized as the main entrance to the
Exposition, while in its background
will extend toward the fair buildings
a beautiful peristyle of Ionic columns
surmounted by an attractive balus
trade, on which the watchword of 'the
Western fair will be emblazoned. From
this gorgeous entrance, sloping gently
north and slightly upgrade, may be
seen a full view of all the buildings
fronting the oval for special attrac
tions. These buildings, constructed
and arranged without thought of cost,
will prosont cither by day or night a
beautiful picture, as In daytime their
architectural bonuty will be plainly
perceivable, while by night the mil
lions of electric lights that will adorn
the large buildings will be a pyrotech
nioal display that few will forget.
Xcw Industrial Building.
Without doubt the new Industrial
building, financed by the Dominion
government, will present, when com
pleted, the most finished appearance.
It occupies the most easterly tip of the
. orescent of buildings. The building Is
a substantial edifice two stories high,
200 feet long and 100 feet wide, with
a total floor space of 40,000 square
feet. The .doors of this building are
roachod only after cllnblngr a long
flight of stairs, as the structure la
raided considerably from the ground
to permit of the storage of packing
apparatus in the basement, but the majestic-looking
pillars on either side of
the door lend attactlveness to the edi
fice and help the weary climber to for
get that the stairs are long. This
building will be utilized only by the
Canadian manufacturers, who are ship
ping from all over the Dominion to the
National Exhibition. A large band
stand is under construction on the
ground floor of this building, -while
the stairs leading from one floor o
another are built winding around, to
prevent a death-trap being formed in
case of a fire panic. All through the
buildings and grounds the city has es
tablished hydrants, to prevent the dan
gers of flre.
The Machinery Hall.
Although fashioned after no special de
sign, the machinery hall reminds one of
the old Moorish style, and gives a dis
tinct appearance of Southern Spain or
Northern Africa, which appearance is
lent to greatly by the pure white paint
which covers the exterior.
This building has 18,000 square feet of
floor space, which, except one small wing,
will be devoted to the machinery exhibits
from all over Canada; this wing has been,
assigned to the Dominion Council of
Women, who will bold their regular rest
room and hospital quarters there during
the Fair. Tho front of the Machinery
hall presents a handsome appearance In
its pure white coat of paint, backing up
the large fountain in the plaza before it
and lending background to the gorgeous
tinted flower beds which adorn the sur
A number of rustic benches make the
plaxa an excellent resting place, and it
will be on this plaza that the crowds will
gather to watch the parades, to chat with
their friends and to wait for those from
whom they have become lost, as this
spot commands a view of the entire
grounds, besides having many cozy cor
ners and nooks in which to rest.
The Agricultural Building.
From the balcony of this building the
view Is unsurpassed, as the Old FatEer
Fraser can be traced in its many wind
ings for miles of Its course from this
point. of view, while the entire grounds
can also be commanded by the eye from
this balcony. Moreover, this building
overlooks the lacrosse oval, and counties
people will take advantage of this view
point to witness the sports on the green.
Xbe Agricultural ball will 1m e$tei
entirely to the products of the "country,
and no fewer than 23 district of British
Columbia, three of the Northwest terri
tories, and three of Manitoba have been
registered for entry. These exhibits are
outside the usual individual showing, and
will consist of grains, fruits and horti
cultural exhibits from each district In
oompetltlon, one against another. In this
building will also be housed the Do
minion Government's experimental farm
display, which will consist of products
from every experimental farm In the Do
minion ot Canada. "'
Foi the Stock and Poultry
Owing to the extra large exhibit this
year It became necessary that. the man
agement of -the Fair expend more money
on the erection of cattle sheds and warm
comfortable barns for the stock than
that expended on any other building,
except the Industrial hail. The cattle
barns are being orected to stand for
years," and no exhibitor need fear the
barns for the comfort of his stock. It has
been the great aim of the management
to bring to this country all the thor
oughbred and prize stock It can, and six
carloads of stock from Eastern Canada
are being brought out for competition for
the prizes offered, and later to be offered,
for sale. Six carloads of the prize stock
from tho Portland Fair will also be en
tered at the National Exhibition, which
goes to show the special attention which
is being paid to the cattle exhibits.
Poultry will also be given special atten
tion, as It Is the aim of the Fair man
agement to encourage poultry-raising on
the sand loams of British Columbia
No display in the whole Fair will be
more interesting to the Eastern visitor
than the mineral exhibit which has been
given a hall of its own in which sam
ples of the finest ore and quartz in Brit
ish Columbia will be under glass, while
In a trench in the rear of the building
enterprising machinery men are putting
in an up-to-date plant on modern mining
which will bo kept in operation a few
hours each day of the Fair.
Below tho mineral hall. In a clump of
bushes left on the grounds. Is the For
estry building. This Is an important
structure to the people of British Colum
bia, and supplies much interest to visitors
from Eastern cities who are now in the
city and have viewed the parts of the
large forest giants that have been cut
down to adorn the Interior of the build
ing, which itself Is built of the logs as
they come from the forest.
The "Sockeyc Run," on the oast side of
the park, will boar strong resemblance
to the "Pike" of SL Louis, and will con
tain all the freaks of nature as well as
the marks of Ingenuity put forth by man
in an endeavor to create cheap amuse
ment, and still profit by his brain b.
On the grounds various modos of con
veyance are bing put into shape, and
even the Oriental 'riklsha will be In
Although not o elaborate as at first ex
pected, the programme prepared for the
fair is a splendid one, and presents many
varied attractions. Lacrosse will be a
big feature, as will be the great Pacific
track meet, which will extend over three
days. Baseball, balloon ascension, Scot
tish and children's sports will be promi
nent features of outside amusements.
Tho lacrosse tournament between the
Capital City lacrosse team of Ottawa
and tho New Westminster team, cham
pions respectively of Eastern and Western
Canada, will be a large drawing card,
while tho baseball matches will be made
International event, the teams represent
ing Canada and the United States being
picked from the best material of both
A splendid rogata. principally of Iiidfan
events, will be given a the rirar during
the Fair, and on tha whole exerythlng
points to a succosMut exposition.
Salvation Army Work.
Brigadier and Mrs. Jenkins, leaders of
the Salvation Army forces In this part
of the country, will conduct special meet
ings Sunday at the headquarters hall, at
190 Fourth street- The meetings will be
at 11 A. M.. 3 and P. M. Adjutant
Loney will conduct the Y. P. L. service at
C P. M. Brigadier Jenkins has just re
turned from Astoria, where a new corps
was established, and officers left in
! COMPOSED MUSiC OF IRRIGATION ODE
f JOILV J. 3TCLELLAX, SALT LAKE CITV, UTAH.
Tho most remarkable musical selection recently sung by the
Mormon Tabernacle Choir, Ogden, Utah, at Festival Hall. Lewis
arid Clark Exposition,'' was tiie magnificent "Irrigation Ode,"- the
music of which whs" composed by John J. McCiellan. organist of the
Mormon Tabernacle, Salt Lake City, Utah. Tho words are by Mrs.
Gilbert McClurg. It is Interesting to note that this ode was writton
a,nd composed for the 11th National Irrigation Congress, at OgJcn,
' Utah, whfch met In September.1903. It has twice been repeated by
lihe Ogden choir at the Exposition, and on each occasion it was wel
comed by a popular demonstration. When the singers came to tho
lact pnge and sang the lines commencing: "Creator! in the morn,
when starry worlds were born," the two audiences arose en masse as
if moved by a common Impulse and applauded with hearty good
will. A popular chord had been struck. The man who wedded the
words to music. Professor McCiellan, the accompanist on the occa
sions referred to. -waa born at Payson. Utah, graduated at Ann Ar
bor University, Mich., in 1896, was professor of music at the Univer
sity of Utah, perfected his musical education at Berlin. Germany,
and for the last 'five years has been organist or one of the most
famous pipe organs in the world, that of the tabernacle. Salt Lake
City. He has brought additional musical renown to that tabernacla
by his ripe scholarship, and by the marked artistic ability he has
shown in his many organ recitals. He is emphatically one of the
premier musicians of the West, and his path is marked by great
and growing opportunities such as come to few men in the musical
profession. His "Irrigation Ode," .critically considered, marks an
epoch not only In 'Western but American music. Its mpods are many
and its tunerul spirit strong and true. The writing is marked with
originality and lofty conception, the wedding of the choral on the
last page to -the anthem of tne Anglo-Saxon race, being a happy In
spiration. Mr. McClellan's future writings will be worth watching.-
TO BE REMODELED
Municipal Courtroom Gets an
LARSON; CASE IS CALLED
Mendicants Arc Ordered Off the
Streets and 3Inny Arc Forced
to Xeavc the City by
Remodeling of the Municipal Court
room, in which about ,$1600 is to bo ex
pended, will be commenced eoon. An
architect Is drafting" plans, and as soon
aH he completes his portion of the Job,
work will begin. "
Judge Cameron is desirous of Pac
ing the Municipal ..Court on a much
higher order than rt has" ever been eon
ducted, and in ,pnsequonoe the-alterations
will Include a complete chango of
the rooms over whloh he ha super
vision. , .
Another door will be cut. so that en
trance may be gained to what will be
the offices of Clerk Hennessey and the
prosecuting officers, through the halL
way leading up from Oak street. A
railing is to be put in so that the offi
cers of the court will have protection
from idlers and persons who . hang
around out of curiosity or Just to pass
Judge Cameron has placed the need
for new furniture and the improve
ments mentiond before the Mayor and
the Board of Police Commissioners, and
they have agreed that the courtroom
needs the repairs and fixtures. A coat
of new plaster will be added, and when
the workmen get through, a neat and
clean suite of rooms will be the rosult.
Judge Cameron is going to demand
far better order in future. People who
have a habit of moving about and hold
ing -conferences with friends during
sessions will be called down and made
either to comply with the regulations
or remain outside. This will be done.
If it requlros a squad of policemen at
There will be no session of, the Mu
nicipal Court tomorrow, as it is Labor
day, and Judge Cameron. Clork Hennes
sey and Deputy Prosecutors Fitzgerald
and Haney will have a rost.
A. Hamilton was arrested by Detec
tives Carpenter and Hosing, charged
with arson, and arraigned yesterday
morning. He pleaded not guilty, and
was placed under bonds of 516. He
was unable to furnish the amount and
was remanded to the County Jail. After
several days of work, the dotoctives,
with the assistance of Patrolman Stu
art and Battalion Chief Holden, of the
Fire Department, secured what they
conBldor a good case against the ac
cused. His allogod objoct In burning
a barn, as .charged-, was to secure $389
Insurance oh, furniture. . .which, it Is
claimed, was' nd"t Jn the destroyed
building. ' ' . i
- James Holley is under arrest for
complicity in the recent theft of a trunk
from the Union Depot. The trunk was
the property of Mrs. A. Sellars, who vis
ited the city recently from Iowa. De
tectives Carpenter and Rosing took up
the case, and soon connected the de
fondant with It. In court yesterday
morning Holley pleaded not guilty, and
his case was set for hearing Wednes
day of this week.
Beggars who have been numerous In
tho Ity of late, are now having their
troubles, as the police have taken ac-
Von against them and are under In
structions from the Chief to round up
all mendicants. Yesterday morning
several lined up with other prisoners
brought in over night, and all were or
dered to leave the city. It is the inten
tion of the police to clear the streets
of persons who make' it a business to
stand and ask alms, as it has come to
bo a great nuisance.
FOREST FIRE JS CHECKED
Byniard Fighting Many Homes Are
iohicu A'Tom xrcsirucuon.
After six-hours of. desperate fighting
by, nearly 100 persons, the forest fire
that Sprung up between the Powell
Valley, and the Foster roads, northeast
qf Xehts, was checked at the open
stubble field east of the Multnomah
Ce'metcry. on-the farm of George Clark,
which stood in the pathway of the lire.
To reach this stubble field the fire
traveled Friday afternoon a distance of
over a mile from the eastward, where
It started in some slashings, leaving
several hundred acres" of blackened
wastes, and destroying nearly 11J0
cords of wood stacked up in the tim
ber. 3y .holding tne Are at the edge of
Mr. Cia$ks 'field it was pxtvented from
spreading thrbugh the dry' brush and
.ferns west of Multnomah Cemetery
toward tho Arleta. district with its
.hundreds of defenseless homes, Be
sides the Innumerable houses scattered,
in the intervening dry brush.
So alarmed" were the people of Ar
leta and surroundings that thev ad
journed the publlo' meeting and want
out to help beat, back the approaching
flames. At one. time i y0ijn)en. nd wom
en wre stationed along the east aide
of Mr. Clark's farm beating back the
fire that was steaqlly eating -its vay
around through the .Atrip -.of timber
north. The object of the men was to
prevent". Its getting- in .this .strip, and
under direction of Mr.--Clark this waa
finally accomplished. A large? force also
fought the. .fire, from- approaching' the
Lepts choofhouse and the cluster of
dwellings In. that vicinity.
ThefrjOrfB'on cor4wood Is. estimated
at nearly $2500. Jeff; Wopd lost 300
cords. John Dennis, 400 cords, and L.
R. Pierce about 300 cords. Also there
were, about .200 cords' scattered- In the
burnt .district" No houses were burned,
although several were threatened. Jeff
Wood and His sons, while getting a
load of wood on a-wagon. .found them
selves surrounded with fire, and had
to make a run" to escape, -which they
did. Goorgc Clark said that the fire
was oheckcTl only when the wind" died
down. Just before the wind subsided,
he thought his new house and farm
buildings were doomed. It is not
tnought there Is further danger from
this fire. Thre years ago fire swept
through the Lents district, taking tho
public school and several dwellings.
AT THE FAIR
MONDAY the ladies of Seattle began
their week with a reception to the
ladles of Portland and ' the Exposition.
The affair was largely attended. The
hostess. Mrs. Edmund Bowden. was as
sisted In receiving by Mrs. Elisha P. Fer
ry. Mrs. William E. Humphrey, Mrs.
Georce W. Bragdon. Mra. Samuel Craw
ford. 'Mrs. W..B. JudahMrs. W. A. Fos-i
ior. -u. noraiT .u. xiui, ana lunjier as-
slstlng wore Miss Harrlet.'Ballance. Miss t
Hazel Bragdon. Miss. Imogen Carraher, j
Miss Margaret Lovojoy. Miss Ethel Moaea
and Miss Sophie Skinner. The guests ;
were presented by Mrs. Hartwell DePew. .
Tuesday, being Alaska and Commercial
Day, Invitations had been extended to the ;
commercial bodies of Portland and Seat- j
tie to be present from 3 to 3 o'clock. A i
large delegation from the Commercial '
Club of Portland attended In a body, j
Among the commercial men present from I
Seattle were J. E. Chllberg. I. A. Nadeeu.
Will H. Parry and G. O. Guy. The ladies !
assisting the hostess were: Mrs. J. E. J
Chllberg. Mrs. J. J. Doheny. Mrs. William
E. Humphrey. Mrs. George W. Bragdon. '
Mr. Hartwell DePew. Mrs. W. A. Foster,
Mrs. Samuel Crawford and the Misses t
Harriet Ballance. Haxe! Bragdon, Cath- ;
arlne Potvln. Sophie Skinner, Olive
Schram and Imogcne Carraher. !
Wednesday being school and college !
day, the reception hall was decorated j
In the colors of the Universities of ;
Oregon and Washington and pennants '
of various colleges were used. Dr.
Thomas F. Kane, president of the Uni
versity df Washington. welcomed
members of the Educational Congress
who were the guests of honor. Assist
ing Mrs. Bowdon were Mrs. Thomas F.
Kane, Mrs. E. P. Ferry. Mrs. J. J. Do
heny, Mrs. John Schram, Mrs. Amos
Brown. Mr?. Will E. Humphrey. Mrs.
Xorval H. Latimer. Mrs. I. A. Nadeau.
and the Misses Donna Phelps, Char
lotte Carmlen, Gentldinc Doheny, So
phie Skinner. Hazel Bragdon, Helen
Brown and Lois FeursL
Thursday was King County day. Mrs.
Bowden was assisted in the reception
and entertainment of the guests by the
ladles, of King County outside of Seat- ;
tie. These were Mrs. J. A. Pauley, of .
Auburn; Mrs. L. S. Hawley, Mrs. Albert
A. Schram. Mm. Park W. Stuart. Mrs. ;
William Dixon. Mrs. William Lake. ;
Mrs. W. W. Frledenberg; Mrs. Albert
E. Miller, of Ballard; Mrs. D. W. Brown.
of Columbia City; Mrs. Amos Brown, of J
West Seattle, and the Misses Llnna ,
Pauley, of Auburn; May Young, Rosa j
De Moss anJ Myrtle Park, of Ballard; ;
Elinor Schancman and Ella Skene, of
Friday was Club day and the reception
hall was decorated in the Washington
State Federation Club colors, white and
green. Among the many prominent club
women who called were the members ot
the Water Color Club and the Teachers"
Club, each of these organizations coming
In -a. body, Mrs. Duniwny, Mrs. Mann.
Mrs. McClurg. Mrs. Evans, of the Saca
Jawea. and a large number of the Wom
an's Club. Assisting in receiving were;
Mrs. Homer Hill, Mrs. Hartwell DePew,
Mrs. W. A. Foster, Mrs. Richard A. Ball
Inger, Mrs. J. E. Chllberg. Mrs. W. B.
Judah. Mrs. Thomas F. Kane. Mrs. Jhn
Schram. Mra J. J. Doheny and the Misses
Gertrude Hardenbergh. Charlotte Doheny,
Olive Schram. Inga Thomson. Theresa
Thomson, Alice Nevln. Mabel Chllberg
and ,,MarJorle Carter.
Saturday. Patriots' day. the halls were
decorated with flags and the guests of
honorwere the various patriotic societies.
At the evening reception.- the building pre
sented a most brilliant and attractive
appearance, being lighted with myriads of
electric lights at.d Japanese lanterns.
Many beautiful gowns were worn by the
ladles. At the evening reception the re
ceiving line" consisted of Mrs. Bowden.
Mayor and Mrs. R. A. Balllngcr, Mrs.
Will E. Humphrey. Judge C H. Hanfordi
Mrs. E. P. Ferry. Hon. John H. McGraw,
Judge and Mra Thomas Burke. The
guests were Introduced by Will A. Steel. .
Prominent Seattle visitors- during the
week wero Mr. and Mrs. Ira Bronson, Mr.
and Mrs. Thomas Prosch, Dr. and MraS
Churchill, Dr. Eaglcson. Mr. Everett
Smith and sons. Mr. and Miss Kin near,
Mrs. Hardenbergh, Mrs. Gove, Mr. and
Mm. J. D. Farrell, Captain and Mrs.
Glim ore, Mrs. John Leary. Mr. and Mrs.
Plerre'Fenv. Mrs. J. B. Powles and Miss
Powles. Mr. Emlle Lobe, Senator Harper.
Hon. J. T. Ronald. Mr. and Mrs. C H.
Burnett, Mr. and Mrs. L. . Casady. Mr.
and Mrs. H. L. T. Skinner. Mrs. Elizabeth-Richmond
iMiller. Dr. Dean. Mr. and
Mrs. E. H. Gule, Mr. and Mrs. George M.
Stewart. Mr. R. B. Wark, Mr. and Mrs.
A. W. Sutherland, Mrs. Kate Rlchvilie.
Mr. and Mrs. M. Carraher, .Mr. and Mra.
C. J. Smith, Mra Mary A. Bradley. Ms"
and Mrs. John S. Bradley, Judge C. H.
Hanford. Mr. and Mrs. Robert SL Wliion.
Judge tad Mra, A . XixlUUu. Salpk Lap-
To Start September Trading
We're enlarging our Carpet Department on oiir
second Floor and we want to get a quick start in the
Fall trading. With that purpose in view we're making
special prices for the next two weeks,
If you want good, wbrthy floor fabrics at less than
youVe been paying, if you want bright, new goods to
select from, if you ' want genuine carpet satisfaction,
then do your carpet-trading here in the next two weeks.
WeVe made special inducements to you in all grades
and patterns. For instance:
A handsome, smoothly finished fabric that we "are veoy proud of. Has
a soft, velvety pile, but wears for years. There are some- very attrac
tive scroll, floral and Oriental designs on soft tans and greens. .
. carpet especially
sw Persian designs
Medium-priced high-grade carpets that come in very "pleasing" flora!
and Persian patterns for bedroom or sitting-room. . 1;. . . .-. ,
A thoroughly reliable floor covering made of fine-selected yarns with,
bright, clean, colorings. Conventional designs that are new
These carpets are made on the same loom as the regular Body Brussels
and give the same appearance. The fabric only is of a lower grade
Everybody knows what a satisfactory carpet is when it's good. Ours -'"
always satisfy they're the best made for the. money.
The new Ingraini are very attractive, in fact, the best low-priced carpets we've ever
shown. The fabrics are extra heavy and the patterns are sharply outlined in clean, bright
colors. The best effects for the least money. Floral, Oriental and "all-over" designs in tans,
greens reds and blue3. v ....
Three-ply all-wool Ingrains
Two-ply all-wool Ingrains...
Cotton chain Ingrains
THESE PRICES INCLUDE SEWING, LINING AND LAYING
WE'LL t Always bear in mind that our books
. ITl tT7 . 1m ':
kins. Senator Samuel H. Plies. John -P.
Fay. Mr. and Mrs. George F. Cottrell.
Mr. and Mrs. A. M. Hicks. Dr. and Mrs.
Thomas. F. Kane.
Xcwspapcr Men Uio GucSts.'
The Portland Commercial Club Is mak
ing extensive arrangements for the -entertainment
of the members of the Oregon-Washington
Press Association at a
reception to be given In the "parlors -of
the clubrooms in the Chamber of Com
merce building next Friday -evening from
8 to 11 o'clock. It Is expected that there
will be 200 newspaper men In the city at
that time, representing every section of
he two states, and the business men will
do their share towards giving them a
royal good lime. Tom Richardson is go
ing about the work of arranging for the.
event in his usual enthusiastic way and
expects to have a large proportion, of the
club members and their wives out to wel
come the visitors.
The Washington delegates .will arrive
the- morning of the 8th .on. tk Spokane,
flyer. Some .of tkt Once, tfrfrtftiw vUl
n - y
adapted for librarv.or parlor. Some
that are .welFwortfir seeing K
Granite Ingrains . .
ticuiu yy e want you to consult your own convenience
as to payments. If you're needing household goods
come and talk to us. We'll send
also come at that time and others will
get here the evening previous. A trolley
ride about the city Is among the events
planned for their entertainment.
Xortlnrest Beats Europe.
Br. J. Frederick Herbert; of Philadel
phia, seems to voice tho common opinion
of Easterners who have attended the
Fair, in a letter just received by a Port
land friend. He says:
"I returned to my home- in Philadel
phia, last month after- a. most delightful
trip to Portland, the Pacific Northwest
and Alaska. I never enjoyed a. trip .as
much- as this one. I hava been in Europe
fivd times, but thl3 beats 'cm all."
St. Johns People Are Grateful,
At a meeting of the citizens- of St. Johns
last evening? at the Council chamber.
Mayor W. H. King presiding, there wa3
a general expression of gratitude to Port
land for the assistance given at the re
cent Are, and In -the saving of much valu
A&r property. In response to a call for
very striking I- A A
; ra J,
are open to you for
you away contented
assistance. Chief Campbell promptly sent
the flreboat to St Johns. vThe following
resolutions were drawn up und . unani
"Resolved, That the' citizens of St.
Johns feel deeply, grateful for the, efficient
services rendered by the flreboat, and
that the thanks of citizens be extended
to the City of Portland for. the applica
tion of such valuable efforts - that saved
the City of St. Johns from further loss;
be it further
"Resolved. That the thanks of the citi
zens be extended to the Assistant Chief
of the East Side Fire Department for the
capable manner In which he directed the
efforts of the citizens. in extinguishing the
A- copy of these resolutions was. ordered
sent to-the Mayor of Portland. a3 an ex
pression of the peoples of SL Johns. -:
' if Byr Cattljic Teeth -Be
aad use that old and well-tried'rek.
ed7. ilrx WtnIor Eoqthlnr Syrup, for chil
dren teething. It soothes the ehUd aortefta
the rum?; allays all pais, cures. wl4. eIla