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THE MOKNING OREGONIAK, THURSDAY, MAY 17, 1900.
THE-POETRY OF AN AGE OF REVOLUTION
Copyright, 1000. by Seymour Eaton.)
THE OREGONIAN'S HOMESTUDY CIRCLE: DIRECTED BY PROF. SEYMOUR EATON
fiDI TlFN AfiFs OF T ITFRATIIRF Parallelled in literature. This is his so
UULULUX AUCd Ur LllEIAiUACcalIed ..thJck.anclcd.. j At Umes the
other is swollen to an absurd pomposity
3CXII. GOLDEX AGES OP EXGLISII "which renders too many passages of the
POETRY j "Prelude" and the "Excursion" a by-
i word and a derision. But it Is not of
BY THOMAS MARC paXrott. PH. D. I " at " loveJ rdsworth cares
Wordsworth sprung from an old North- t0 think. Rather he turns to the d.vino
umbrlan stock and grew up among the simplicity of the "Fountain" or the "Sol
lakes and hills of Westmoreland. Frim UarT Reaper." to the divine sublimity of
the very first the influence of natural the noblest odes and sonnets, or to rarer
surroundings at once stern and beautiful aadJ greater work, where, in Arnold's,
ounk deep Into his mind. But his boyhood words Nature herself feemsto take the
was not that of a poetic dreamer. Bough, pe" "t of h,s hd and "! for Jm
hardy and fearless, he ran wild over the wltn nr owa bareV fiheer "
hills about his home. His mother spoke ?w"- llA ls wsuj:Ih Phases aa these
of him as the only one of her children i"V Yrds.W.0rt,h display. tha a,lm?!t
lor whom she felt anxiety, owing to his irac"lo"s healing power which is his
"stiff, moody and violent temper." The alone ln English poetry,
popular conception of Wordsworth as the ! Voctm of Opposition and Indifference
placid poet of country pleasures is due ' So far we have spoken of poets deepTy
probably to the many pictures of him in Influenced by the French Revolution. In
his peaceful old age. But this peace was l Scott" we find one who not only shows no
won only by a conquest oer violent traces of this influence, but strongly re
passlons. And in hie youth these pas- acts against it. From the very first he
elons were Inextricably Intertwined with may be described as a fighting Tory,
the French Revolution. He headed the JLoyalist party ln a pitched
In 1790. during the last year of his btay battle with Irish Jacobins in the pit of the
at Cambridge, Wordsworth made a tour Edinburgh Theater, where he was cur
. rently reported to have cracked three
on foot through France and Switzerland.
He found "a whole nation mad with Joy
ln consequence of the revolution," and
with this passion every fiber of his being
eympathlzed. To the child of the north
ern hills liberty was as the very breath
he drew, and from the beginning joy
-was to Wordsworth a necessary element
of life. During his second visit to Franco
he formed a close friendship with Michael
Beaupuy, the noblest type of the repub
l'can soldier, and learned at flrrt hand
the causes of the revolution and the
sources of its ctrength. During his stay In
Paris ln the Autumn of 1792 he even med
itated throwing himself into the strife of
factions in the wild hope that his voice
might recall the nat'on from the path of
blood. Recalled to England by the stop
page of supplies, his return was soon fol
lowed by the news of the execution of the
King and the tragic fall of his own friends,
the Girondists. Wordsworth has left a
lasting record in the "Prelude" of the
effect the Terror made upon his mind.
For long yean? aft?rward hia sleep was
haunted with visions of despair and Im
plements of death, or he saw himself
pleading in va'n before the savage tribu
nals of the Mountain. But even 3'et he
d d not despair of the republic On the
outbreak of war. he sympathized with
France, rather than with his own coun
try, and shared all the hatred of the Eng
lish Radicals for the react'onary policy
of Pitt. Little by little, however, aa
the revolution changed Its character
Wordsworth lost hope In the movement
-with which he had so passionately sym
pathized. He became soured and gloomy.
The Strang and morbid tragedy of the
"Borderers." composed ln 1795-06, is a rev
elation of the depths to which his mind
From thifl radlr of moral despair Words
worth recovered by a slow and gradual
process. The peaceful scenery of the Eng
lish countrv. the gentle ministrations of
his sister Dorothy, th stimulating Influ
ence of Coleridge and mopt of all bis
own abld'ng sympathy with the Joys and
sorrows of the country folk among whom
his life was fpent, at last restored him to
the state of hope and joy which he once
seemed to have lost forever. We find the
first evidence of his complete recovery in
the glorious "Linrn Composed Near Tin
tern Abbey." At last, when the military
despotism of France was incarnated in
Narr",-on and England entered upon her
epic struggle against thlo tremendouo
power, Wordsworth was reconciled to hi
country. He felt that th parts had been
exchanged and that England now stood as
the champ'on of liberty. And with this
feeling he poured out a merles of sonnet,
dedicated to liberty which remain today
the noblest monument to English litera
ture of the Napoleonic wars. From tl:l
time on, Woidrworth remained unchang'-d.
a Con.-rvjtlve and a Nationalist. seklns
for freedom rather in the liberation of
the Individual mind than ln any change
of polit'cr.l institutions.
Of all his critics Arnold has perhaps
best summed up the cause of Word--worth's
greatn'es. It lies In the "extra
ordinary power with which Wordsworth
feels the joy offered to us in Nature, the
Jov offered to us ln the slmnl" primary
affections and duties and in the extraor
dinary powT with wh'ch he phows us
this Joy and renders it so an to make us
share it." In other words, the poet's
greatness consists in his matter and his
manner, or rathr in the peculiar harmony
of matter and manner which at h's hieh
ci he attains. And Wordsworth reached
his highest more than once or twice. He
has Wt. as no other Engl'rti poet since
Milton has done, "a great and ampl
body" of absolutely classic work, as
lmprrlsbnble a pocsrnslon of our langu.ig
as the King Jame Bible, or the plavs of
Shakespeare. He is at once the poet of
Nature and the poet of man. and both In
n sense no poet had been before. To
Wordsworth. Nature Is Informed with
souU with an a!I-pervading spirit whose
voice may be heard and comprehended
by man becauce it ls akin to the divine
within himself. And this vole teaches
him. not resignation to the ills of life,
but Joy in it activities and duties. Na
ture to Wordsworth ls not an anodyne
but a stimulant.
His love of man sorang from and was a
part of hie love of Nature. He had little
or nothing of the dramatic instinct of
Shakespeare, and his sympathies were In
great part limited to the lives of the
common folk about him. But his sym
pathies were all the deeper for their lim
itation, and through them he restored or
rather created a new field for the play
of poetic power, "the simple primary affec
tions and duties." as seen in the lives of
the great mass of mankind. Here, as In
Nature, he finds the divine element of
truth and love, and hence, also, he draws
Joy and strength.
Wordswprth's manner has two charac
teristicssimplicity and subllm'ty. They
are found apart and united. At times,
unfortunately, one ls degraded Into a. flat
jttss of commonplace that iy almost tin-
democratic heads. He was Quartermas
ter in the Edinburgh Light Korse, a vol
unteer regiment enrolled on the threat
of French invasion. His political ideas
were summed up in the old cavalier motto,
"Fear God; honor the King." But, though
not a revolutionist, Scott -was a romantic,
and that to a marked degree. In poetry
he broke entirely wtlh the trad.tlons of
the classical school. His first attempt at
verse was a translation of Burger's "Le
nore," his -second a version of Goethe's
"Goetz von Berllchlngen." Descended from
a family famous ln Scottish history and
tradition, he turned with enthusiasm to
the chronicles and legends of his country.
He swept the border for the swiftly per
ishing songs and ballads of the old moss
trooper days and gave them to the world
In his "Minstrelsy of the Scottish Bor
der." Upon this collection his first orig
inal poem, "The Lay of the Last Min
strel," is founded. It Is ln fact a mere
expansion of the old ballad Into the met
rical romance. The meter ls an imitation
of "Christabel." which Scott had seen In
MS., but not the least of Its charm to the
lover of our old ballads ls the frequent
echo of their direct and simple notes.
"The Lady of the Lake" opened to Eng
lish literature the romantic world of the
Scotch Highlands. "Marmlon." perhaps
the greatest of his poems, enshrines In
verse Scott's own romantic town of Edin
burgh, and sings with Homeric flra and
vigor the fatal field where medieval Scot
land -went down in hopeless and heroic
ruin. Scott, to put it plainly, was him
self the last minstrel, the last English
poet to whom loyalty ln Its old accepted
meaning was more than an idle word.
It is the fashion of late years to pass
lightly over his poems as mere tales in
verse, as though the first great poem of
European literature was not a "tale. '
One may admit at once that Scott's verse
lacks depth and artistic finish, but when
every admission is made, the famf- of Sir
Walter remains undiminished. He ls stlil
the "Wizard of the North." dear to thou
sands upon thousands of young hearts as
the opener of the gates Into an enchanted
world, dearer still to every man who has
left in his composition something'
Of that Btem Joy which warriors feel
In foemen worthy of their steef."
John Keats was even less touched by
the Revolutionary spirit than Walter
Scott. He neither upheld nor attacked it,
he passed it by In quiet indifference. He
was a belnir born out of his due time, n
i belated Elizabethan, the poetic son of Ed-
mund Spenser. A 'worshiper of beauty,
the beauty which appeals to the eye and
ear and touch. He was the most sensu
ous poet of his day. Sensuous, not sensu
al; for. In spite of some early extrava
gances of expression, there is nothing
common nor unclean in Keats. His wor
ship of beauty is seen in his attitude
toward nature. He Is the divinely drunk
en lover of her charms. His heart aches
and his senses grow numb with too much
joy at the song of the nightingale. Na-
ture herself partakes of his passion; the
star throbs in the sapphire heaven's deep
repose like the heart of a lover drawing
near his goal. In the world of man Keats
sought for beauty in the old Hellenic
myths. When some one asked how Keats,
with his lack of learning, could so Inter
pret the legends of Greece, "Because he
ls a Greek," said Shelley. Palgrave has
well pointed out the Greek clement in the
poetry of Keats. It is seen ln his abso
lutely direct and spontaneous expression
of the thought before him. In his freedom
rrom conventionality. In his freshness of
phrase. Such a passage as the picture of
Hebe ln the "Ode to Fancy" Is pure
Greek; so Is the description of Saturn
and Thea with which "Hyperion" opens,
or such a couplet as
"Into the green-recessed -woods they flew.
Nor grew they pale as mortal lovers do."
But there is something more than this
Hellenic element ln Keats. To the old
Greek purity and simplicity he adds a
warmth of color and a richness of phrase
unknown in English poetry since Shakes
peare's day. No doubt it was on this ac
count that he left unfinished the noble
fragment of "Hyperion." The theme was
too remotely classical, the style too se
verely Mlltonlc Keats ls at his best when
dealing with subjects chosen from later
Hellenic legend, such as Lamia, or from
medieval romance. Let us take the fa
mous passage ln -which his delight in rich
color finds its fullest expression:
"Full on the casement shone the Wintry moon.
And threw warm tales on Madeline's soft
As down she knelt for Heaven's grace and
Rose-bloom fell en her hands, together rrest.
And on her silver crosi roft amethyst.
And on her hair a glory like a saint."
There is nothing Greek in these lines.
They are medieval, or rather they exhibit
the medieval joy in color, expressed with
all the power and splendor of the Renais
sance. Richness, luxury, two very un
Greek characteristics, are favorite wordi
with Keats, and his advice to Shelley to
curb his magnanimity and load every rift
of the subject with ore ls another in
stance of the predominance of this qual
ity. But Keats drew from medievalism not
only his love of color, but -that Strang"
and haunting charm which Arnold has
baptized "natural magic." In this qual
ity, Scott, with all his love for the ro
mantic past. Is quite deficient. He loved
the stir and action of the medieval world
Its strong contrasts and clear types. But
Keats penetrated below the surface and
caught the magic and mystery of things.
It la hardly too much to say that there is
more of the true spirit of romance in
"The Eve of St. Agnes" than ln all the
Waverley novels bound together. We feel
this charm not only in Keats' descriptions
of nature almost every line of the "Ode
to the Nightingale" could be quoted as
an examplebut even more Iri his deal
ings -with the supernatural. The ghost in
"Isabella" Is far beyond the reach not
only of Scott, but of any poet of his day,
and the little posthumous ballad of "La
Belle Dame Sans Mercl" ls, to use Arnold's
fine phrase, "drenched and Intoxicated
with the fairy dew of natural magic"
It is this quality more than anything else
that constitutes the peculiar charm of
Keats. It keeps his love of luxury and
richness of color from degenerating into
mere barbaric de.lght In how and glit
ter, and gives to his best work a thrill
and fascination that are perhaps unique
ln English poetry.
GERMAN EPWORTH LEAGUE.
Annual Convention Attract Many
Visitors Th.c Programme.
The" secoml day of the annual conven
tion of the Epworth League of the Ger
man Methodist Episcopal Church was
held last evening at the German Methodist
Episcopal Church, Fourteenth and Hoyt
streets. The nine leagues represented at
the convention have ful delegations tak
ing part in the programme. Besides,
many visitors are present each evening,
lending Interest to the proceedings. The
delegates from the nearer cities are as
Bethany Rev. G. At John, John Rlchen
and the Misses Stoller.
Clarks Rev. P. J. Sehnert and wife,
William Miller and G. Schmidt.
Logan Rev. J. Traglio and wife and
Salem Mrs. Emma Aufranc Rudy
Schrom, Misses Eugenia and Laura John.
Tacoma Rev. George W. Roeder and
Milwaukle Rev. George Hartung, Julius
Brotje, H. A. Henneman and Misses
Lydia Bottemlller and Rose Tscharer.
Port'and, First Church Rev. Cart Jans,
Mrs. Marbin. Annie Gaddert, Lydia Eg
gers, F. Wandry, Fred Hagger, R. Zur
bucher, A. Kllpple.
Portland. Second Church Rev. C. A.
Prieslng and wife, George Miller, Lydia
Hartung and Otto Doehring. '
Rev. H. F. Lange, vice-president of the
North Pacific branch of the order, is also
ln attendance and aiding by his presence
and counsel. The officers of tho conven
tion are: President. George A. John; sec
retary, Lydia Bottemlller; treasurer,
Decorations In the church were suitable
to the occasion, flowers, and mottoes ap
propriate to the occasion being numerous.
At the rear of the- pulpit was a large por
trait of the late Dr. Francis Nagler, suit
ably draped in mourning. He was presi
dent of the German branch of the Ep
worth League at the time of ills death.
Rev. H. F. Lange. Rev. J. G. Moehring
and Rev. C. A. Prieslng each delivered
short addresses on tho subject of the
twentieth-century thank-offering that the
church has undertaken to raise. Instru
mental music was furnished by Professor
Boffa's orchestra. The subjects to be dis
cussed have been apportioned out among
the different delegations, each of which
Is to prepare an essay on the particular
topic assigned. Four of these will be read
each day, and then discussed by the mem
bers of the convention. These topics are
To Salem. "The Necessity of a Christian
Experience"; Clarks. "Biblical Christian
ity"; Logan. "Studying Holy Writ"; Mil
waukle. "What Is Expected of the Typica;
Epworth-Leaguer"; Portland First Church,
"Value of the German Language In This
Country"; Second Church. "The Most Im
portant Question of the Nineteenth Cen
tury"; Bethany. "The Character of Jo
seph": Rldgefleld. "Noah and His Time";
Tacoma, "Social Gatherings in the
League": Seattle. "The Problem of th
League in the Twentieth Century."
j.ne nrst iour or these were taken up
last evening, and the second will follow
in order. Tonight there will be a love
feast, led by Rev. Cart Jans.
OREGON HUMANE SOCIETY.
"What It Has Accomplished for Good
Prccnt Financial Needs.
The Oregon Humane Society having be
come a permanent and Indispensable or
ganization ln our city, we can now look
with pride upon its past history. Fifteen
years ago there were no adequate laws
in Oregon to meet the various acts of cru
elty often witneseed inflicted upon defense
less children and animals. Humane edu
cation was not then regarded as Import
ant to the boys and girls in our public
schools. The law of klndnts had not yet
been unrolled before the minds and hearts
of the young. Our bfrds of plumage and
song were thoughtlessly destroyed, and
their nests robbed of eggs and the brood.
Stray cats and dogs were ill-trealod;
horses were driven with galled shoulders
and backs, underfed and overworked, left
to stand in tho cold and storm without
blankets; In faot, they had no rights
which their cruel owners were bound to
Today, note the change! Through the
untiring efforts of the officers of the Ore
gon Humane Society, laws have been en
acted for the better protection of children
and animals, and special laws have been
passed for the protection of song and in
seotlverous birds, who also seem to realize
the change, for our gardens and lawns are
now the Summer homes of these wel
come messengers, which enjoy their sur
roundings without fear or molestation.
Horses are no longer publicly beaten, but
are better fed, blanketed in stormy weath
er, better shod and always under the pro
tection of the society. Humane educa
tion has been Introduced ln our public
schools, and valuable prizes are annually
awarded the pupils for compositions pn
kindness to animals.
It has been, proven beyond question
that humane education inaugurated by
humane societies has lessened crime in a
remarkable t way, thereby saving a large
tax to the public and creating a sentiment
and love for the brute creation which ex
tends also to mankind.
The time has come, however, when sub
stantial provisions murt be made if the
work ls to Increase. The officers of the
society have, during a period of more than
20 years, given their time and scrvces
gratuitously to secure the objects in view,
and have aeked but little at the hands
of the public
But with the rapid growth of our city
the demands upon us are lncrea?ing and
we feel compelled to ask of the benevo
lent men and women of Portland their as
sistance by money and influence.
Tho annual membership fee ls but St
and we feel assured that there are fully
1OD0 families in Portland who will cheer
fully contribute SI each yearly for the
support of so commendable an object. W.
T. Shanahan, the corresponding secretary,
will make a canvass of the city and solicit
Persons desiring to become members can
send the fee by mall or otherwise to our
office. 207 Second street, and will receive
membership card In return.
W. T. SHANAHAN,
Corresponding secretary Oregon Humane
R. Wlngate, of Tacoma, Is registered at
J. M. Welch, of Astoria, is registered
at the Perkins.
Fred H. Gecr, of Salem, Is reg'etered
at the Imperial.
C R. Smead, of the Blalock fruit farm,
is at the Imperial.
I. F. Lamptng, a Seattle business man,
ls at the Portland.
F. J. Martin, of McMlnnville. Is regis
tered at the Perkins.
W. T. Williamson, of Salem. Is regis
tered at the Imperial.
Mrs. J. K. Weatherford, of Albany, is a
guest of the Imperial.
P. M. Bloom, of La Grande, registered
at the Perkins yesterday.
C Lynch, of Welser, Idaho, is regis
tered at the St. Charles.
B. Y. Judd. of the Pendletop Woolen
Mills. Is at the Portland.
J. P. Robinson, of Wlnstron. Mam., fa
registered at the St. Charles. ""
Mr. and Mrs. M. Marks. Jr will be at
hdme to their friends Sunday. May Z0,
at 321 Eleventh street.
A. M. Roberts and wife, of Sumpter, aro
registered at the St. Charles.
W. M, Robinson and wife, of Sumpter,
are registered at the Perkins.
A. J. Ralston and wife, of Berkeley,
Cat., are guests of the Portland.
Senator John D. Daly, of Benton and
Lincoln Counties is ln the city.
G. R, Shaw, of Cleone, Republican can
didate for Representative from Multno
mah County, is registered at the St.
Charles Webb Howard, president of the
Spring Valley Water Company, and
George W. Prescott. president of the
Union Iron Works, were at the Portland
yesterday on their way home to San Fran
cisco, from Puget Sound. They think Ore
gon ls a great country end Porilaud a
solid and beautiful city.
Judge J. F. Kinney and wife, of Salt
Lake City, Utah, are spending a few days
ln Portland with Julian Metcalfe, 452
East Fifteenth street.
NEW YORK. May 16. S. Bromberger,
of Portland, registered at the Broadway
Central today, and A. H. Tucker, of Se
attle, at the Continental.
DAILY CITY STATISTICS.
Real Estate Transfers.
John Winters to Olive E. Hamlin,
10 acres, section 17, T. IS.. R. 4 E.;
May 16 J 7C0
L. B. Hall et ux. to the President
and Directors of Tualatin Academy
and Pacific University, lot 6, block
7, subdivision of Proebstel's add!-.
tlon; May 9 1
Josephine M. O'Brien to W. J. Peddl-
cord. lot a, block 124, University
Park; April 7 50
Elizabeth McBrlen to E. O. Caswell.
lot 9, block C, Cole's addition; May
James J. Baldwin and wife to Andrew
Baldwin, blocks 6 and 7, Fulton;
May 16 ; 1
May a Girl, to the wife of Frederick
Bender. East Seventh, between Broadway
April 4 Boy, to the wife of Benjamin C.
Matluws, 270 East Sixteenth street.
May 4 Ghi, to the wife of Richard
Becker, East Hoyt and Twenty-sixth
May 15 N. Lanbard, aged 20 years, Arl
ington, Or.; unknown.
May 14 Edward Plunkett, aged 62 years,
May 13 Sarah Rosenfeld. aged 52 years.
22 North Eleventh street; valvular disease
May 14 Katherina C. Simon, aged 51
years, 6 months. 715 Front street; cancer.
May 15 Bertha C. Anderson, aged 1
year, 8 months, 594 Alblna avenue; cerebral
May 15 Eugene Bertrand, aged 52 years.
Good Samaritan Hospital; cancer of the
Lanea Wise, aged 8 years. 313 Tillamook
street; scarlet fever.
Two sons of P. O'Connor, ages 2V and 9
years, 251 Morris street; scarlet fever.
Son of Mr. Towcs. cged 10 years," 274
North Sixteenth street; measles.
Mrs. Towes, 274 North Sixteenth street;
William E. Sterns, aged 28, Eva M.
Withers,, aged 20; Joseph H. Jones, 23,
Martha Lamb, 24; Raffaele Mantella, 30,
Louisa Mata, 23.
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Washington Co., Md.. -writes: "I was in busi
ness in Baltimore, and had rheumatism fox three
months; couldn't trail: at all. I tried trie bst
doctors I could get but they did me no good. I
took three bottles of Dr. Pierce's Golden Medi
cal Discovery and it cared me sound. I came
home to Sharpsburg and there were three cases
of different diseases. I advised the patients to
use Dr. Pierce's medicine, which they did, and
all were cured. I have 6old over one hundred
dollars' worth of your medicine by telling peo
ple ho w it cured me. You can write to our drue-gist,-Mr.
G. F. Smith, in our town and he will
tell you what I did for you in regard to selling
and advertising your great remedies."
where- there's always
' -. M -4
on hand. A temperance drink for
evcryoody. cool ana rerresmnz.
S -tIlAn tar 23 reali.
'M TTrtie for Hit ef prtmlasi oEcred
fr for Utx'.
CHARLES E. HUES CO., MAlVEnR, PA.
J Skk Headache, 2?gffiSSSr :
T inea,wo!eor conta & 23 centa.
caMaren, ceres oy ( at crag stores.
All Burlington Route day
coaches and recllning-chalr.cars
are equipped with parcel racks
extending the full length of the
car, and providing plenty of.
room for one's valise, hat. over
coat, and umbrella.
Only those unfortunates who
have experienced the annoyance
of trylns to keep their belong
ings ln a 2x4 pocket, such as you
find ln nine cars out of ten. can
fully realize the superiority of
the Burlington "arrangement.
Omaha. Chicago. St. Louis,
Kansas City AL.L- points East
and South. Three routes East
via Billings, Denver and St.
TOO 3rd St., cr. Stark.PjrUjai. Or;j)i.
R. W. FOSTER.
GEO. S. TATLOR.
City P&taeng-er Arent.
GO EAST VIA
ON THE FAMOUS
The only trains running; through solid from
Portland and Chicago. Every car illuminated
with Plntsch sas. Two trains dally.
Dinlne Cnra. Service a la Carte.
Library-Buffet Smoking Cars.
Palace and Ordinary Sleeping Cars,
Free Recllnlnsr Chnlr Cars
tf:15A.M DADT. . w p. ...4:00 P. it.
3:00 P. M.... PO RTLAN D.r.S:0 A. SL
CITY TICKET OFFICE
142 Third St. Phone Main 569
W. E. COMAX,
F. R. OLIN
Oar Tlcktt At.
WASHINGTON &- ALASKA
The fast steamship "CITY OF SEATTLE."
sailing from Seattle every 10 days for Juneau
and SJcagway. Steamers "FARALLOX" and
"RUTH." sailing- every seven days from Seat
tle for Skagway and all other intermediate
For freight and passage Inquire of
DODWELL & CO.. Ltd..
232 Oak st. Telephone Mala oa
-t i jd..ct -VAa?
, 1 j
L'ntoa Depot, Sixth and J Streets.
THREE TRAINS DAILY
FOR 'ALL POINTS EAST
Leaves far the East, via Huntington, at 9:13
A. M.; arrives. 4 P. M.
For Spokane. Eastern Washington, and Great
Northern points, leaves at ti P. 2L; arrives at
Leaves for the East, via Huntington, at 9
P. il.. arrives at S:40 A. M.
THROUGH PULLMAN AND TOURIST '
Water ltces schedule, subject to cnacg -without
OCEAX AXD RIVER SCHEDULE.
OCEAN DIVISION - Steamships sail from
Atnsworth dock at 8:00 P. M. Leave Portland
Columbia. Wednesday. May 2; Saturday, May
I2r Tuesdav, May 22. Friday, June 1; Monday.
Juno 11. State of California. Mocday. May 7.
Thursday. May 17; SunUay. May 27; Wednes
day. June 6.
From San Francisco State of California.
Thursday. May 3; Sunday. May 13: Wednesday.
May 23. Saturday. June 2: Tuesday, June 12.
Columbia. Tuesday. May 8: Friday. May la;
Monday. May 2S; Thursday. Juno 7.
COLUMBIA RIVER DIVISION.
PORTLAND AND ASTORIA.
Strnrcer Hassalo leave Portland daily, except
Sunday, at S:00 P. M.; eti Saturday at 10:00 P.
M. Returning; leaves Astoria dally, except Sun
day, at 7:C0 A. M.
W1LLA3IETTE RIVER DIVISION.
PORTLAND AND CORVALLIS. OIU
Steamer Ruth, fcr Salem. Albany. Corvallta
and way point, leaves Portland Tucadajs.
Thursdays and Saturdays at 6.rt A. M. Return
ing, leaves Corvallls Mondays. Wednesdais and
Fridays at fi:no A M.
Steamer Modoc, for Salem, InCepenrtenee and
way points, leaves Portland Mondays. Wednes
days and Fridays at 6:0O A. M. Returning.
leaves Independence Tuesdays. Thursdays and
Saturdays at f 50 A. M
YA3IH1LL RIATR ROUTE.
PORTLAND AND DAYTON. OR.
Steamer Elmore, for Dayton and way points.
leave Portland Tuesdays. Thursdays and Sat
urdays at 7 A. M. Returning, leaves Dayton for
Tortland and way points Mondays. Wednesday
and Frldavs at ft A. M.
SXAICE RIVER ROUTE.
niPARIA. WASH.. AND LEWISTON. IDAHO
Steamer Spokane or steamer Lewlnton leaves
Rlparia dally at 3:35 A. M.. arriving at Lewis
ton at 3 P. M. Returning, the Spokane or
Lewie ton leaves Lcwlston daily at 9 A. M.,
arriving at Riparla same evening.
W. H. HURLBURT.
General Passenger Agent
V. A. SCHILLING, Oltv Ticket Agent
Telephone Main 712. 80 Third street, cor. Oak.
CHINA AND JAPAN. FROM PORTLAND.
In connection with THE OREGON RAILROAD
& NAVIGATION CO. Schedule. 1000 (subject to
Steamer. Due to Leave Portland.
"ARGYLL" May 23
"MONMOUTHSHIRE" June 27
"BRAEMAR" July IS
For rates, accommodations, etc.. apply to
DODWELL & COMPANX, Limited,
General Agents. Portland. Or.
To principal points In Japan and China.
THE FASTEST AND MOST
The Direct Line to Denver, Omahi.
Kansas City, SL Louij
Chicago and Other Eastern Points
SOLID VESTIBULED TRAINS.
Portland to Chicago Less Than Thre
Only Four Days to New York and
Through Palace and Tourist Sleepers,
Bufiet Library Cnra (Earber Shop)
Dining Cars; (Mea-a a la
carte) Free Reclin
ing Chair Cars.
Through tickets, baggage checks, and
sleeping car accommodations can be ar
CITY TICKET OFFICE
133 Third Strast Portland, Oregos
J. H. LOTHROP. GEORGE LANO.
Gen'l Agtnu Oty Past. Jt Tku Axu
FOR CAPE NOME
Tho Magnificent Trans-Pacific Passenser
This steamer has ju3t been released from the
Government service as a troop-rhlp. and haa
every modern convenience. She 111 sail from
Tacoma and Seattle on May 31. For rates and
full Information apply to
DODWELL & CO.. LTD.
Telephone, Main, SS. 252 Oak Street.
Astoria & Columbia
River Railroad Co.
For Mnyser. Rainier.
Clifton. Astoria. War-
rentoa. Flarel. Ham.
mond. Fort Steveru.
GearhArt Park. Senside
Astoria and Seashore
0:55 P. M.
11:13 A. M.
9:10 P. M.
Ticket offlce. 235 Morrison st. and TJn:on depot.
J. C MATO. Gen. Pass. Art.. Astoria. Or.
WHITE COLLAR LINE
COLUMBIA RIVTR .t PUGET SOUND NAVfc
PORTLAND AND ASTORIA.
BAILEY GATZERT lAlder-street dockj
Leaves Portland dally every morning at 7
o'clock, except Sunday. Returning, leaves Aa-
torla every night at 7 o'clock, except Sundaj.
Oreron 'pboco Main 351. Columbia "pfcorif 351.
U. B. SCOTT. President.
SKAGWAY AND DAWSON
:NEXT SAILING. ROSALIE. MAT 1C
The only company having through traffic ar
rangements to Atlln and the Klondike. Weekly
railings from Tacoma. For full Information ap
ply to J. L. HARTMAN. Agent. Portland. Ox .
? Chamber I Commerce.
Leave J Oe;it FiHl aaJ I StfKls Ariv
for Salem. Rose
burs. Ashland. Sac
ramento. O g J t n.
San Francisco. Mc
Jave. Los Angeles.
EI Paso, New Or
leans and (he East
(dally uccept Sun
day), morning train
connects with tram
for Mt. Angel. 3(1
and Natron, and
evening train for
Mt. Angel and Sl.
erton. Albany passenger
S:30 F. M.
S:30 A. M.
0:30 P. H.
4:00 P. M.
7:30 A. M.
14:50 P. M.
J5:30 P. M.
:3:23 A. M.
Dally. jDally except Sunday.
Rebate tickets on sale between Portland. Sacramento-
and San jTranclsco. Net rates JIT first
class and U sevond clasa. including sleeper.
Rates and tlcVeta to Eastern points and Eu
rope. Also JAPAN. CHINA. HONOLULU and
AUSTRALIA. Can be obtained from J. B.
KIRKLAND. Ticket Agent, 140 Third at.
TAMHILL DIVISION. ,
Passenger Depot, foot of JeCerson Street.
Leave for Oswego daily at T:20. 8:40 A. M.:
12:30. 1:05. 3:25. 4:40. B:25. S.30. 1I:J0 P. M.;
and 0:00 A. L n Sunday only. Arrive at
Portland daily at 8:35. 8:30. IO:50 A. M.;
1:35. 3:10. 4:30. 6:15. 7:40. 10:00 1 M.. 12.4U
A. M. dally, except Monuay. 8:30 and 10:05 A.
M. on Sundaya only.
Leave for Dallas dally, except Sunday, ax
6.05 P. M. Arrive at Portland at D.30 A. M.
Passenger train leaves Dallas for Alrlle Mon
dayo. Wednesdays and Fridays at 2:45 P. M.
Returns' Tuesdays. Thursdaja and Saturdays.
R. KOEHLER. C H. MARKHAM.
Manager. Gen. Frt. & Pass. Agt.
DOUBLE DAILY TRAIN SERVICE.
The Pioneer Dlnlnp; and Observation.
Leavo Union Dtpct, 6th an J J Sts Arrivo
North Coa3t Limited.
For Tacoma. Seattle,
2ortn laklma. ouo-
Kane. i'uliman. Mos
cow. Lewlston. Koj3-
land. B. C. 'Butte
Helena. St. Paul. Min
neapolis. Chicago. Bos
ton. New York and all
points East and South-
Twin City Express,
For Tacoma. Seattle,
II au P. M.
Spo'.cano. Pullman, Mos
cow. Lewlston, Ross-
land. B. C Nelson.
Helena. Butte. St Paul.
Boston. Baltimore. New
York. WashlnKton. and
all points East und
Take North Coait Limited Train No. 2 for
South Bend. Olympia and Gray'1 Harbor
Se the North Coast Limited. Elegant Up
holslerfd Tourist Sloping Cars. Pullman
Standard Sleeper, Dinins Car and Observa
tion Car. all electric lighted. Solid vestibuled
Tickets sold to all points ln tho United
States and Canada, and baggago checked to
destination of tickets.
For Information, tickets, sleeping-car reser
vations, etc, call on or write
A. D. CHARLTOiM
Assistant General Paiicni;er Agent,
255 Morrison St.. Cor. Third,
iOO PACIFIC LI.Nc
Offers the LOWEST RATES and BEST SERV
Ice to and from all Eastern points and Europe.
Through tuur.se cars from coast to St. Paul.
Toronto. Montreal ani Boston WITHOUT
Direct Route to
Kootenay Mining DlstrlcS
Canadian Pacific mtf mill .iswtatt lines u
Japar aril Aascral.a.
Tci rale and Information, apply to
eyarWHlH. aisboit. Agent.
E. J. COYLE. 140 Third street, city.
A. G. P. A.. Vancouver. B. C
TIcUct Olllce: 122 Third St. 'Phone (Wa
"- froDm srrpauL'7M'.nan?- ARRIVE
No- 4 spoils. Puluih. Chlcag.- J- 3.
6:00 P. M. and all points Eas 7:00 A. M.
Tlirough Palace and Tourlat Sleepers. Dining
and Buffet Smoking-LIbrary Cars.
JAPAN - AMERICAN LINE
STEAMSHIP TOSA MARU
For Japan. China and all Asiatic points wlli
About May 21st.
And Yukon River Points
S. S. "OHIO," 3500 Tons
Sails from Seattle
About MAY 24TH
Second Soiling about June 30
ResrvatIons can "now be made for June
sailing upon application to any railroad or sjb
agent of the International , Navigation Com
pany, or to
EMPIRE TRAKSPORTATIOX CO.,
Pacific Coast Steamship Co.
THE COMPANY'S elegant
steamers. Cottasrir City, City
of Tooeka. Queen ana Al-Kl
leave TACOMA 11 A. M.. SE
ATTLE 9 P. M., May 5. 10.
15, 20. 25. 30; June 4. 0. 14.
10. 10. 24. 20: July 1, 4. !.
For further Information obtain
The company reserves the right to chango
bteamers, jailing: dates and hours of sailing,
without previous: notice.
AGENTS N. POSTON, 249 Washington st.
Portland. Or.; F. W. CARLETON. N. P. R. R.
Dock. Tacoma: J. F. TROWBRIDGE. Buset
Sound Sept.. Ocean Dock. Seattle.
GOOPAXL. PERKINS Sc CO.. Gen. Agts., S. T,
I O 0O2KSSHAS1A) ! j