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THE MOUSING OKEGOXIAN, WEDNESDAY. MAY 1, 1901."
NEW RECORD JOR APRIL
GRAI5 SHIPMENTS "VEKE TS EX
CESS JOP TWOMILLfpli BUSHELS.
Eor'the Season to Date amount Is
Nearly 16,000,000 Bushels. Fort
Carlisle Given Q,ulclc DIpatch.
The grain .fleet sent out from Portland
In the month closing yesterday broke all
records for the month of April and ran up
into figures that are seldom reached even,
in ttm hp'srht of the shinning season In
the Fall. Exclusive of two Oriental lin
ers departing with big cargoes 01 nour,
there was a fleet of seventeen sailing ves
sels and steamers, loaded with wheat and
flour for European ports, and the aggre
gate shipments flour included) reacnea a
total of over 2,150.000 hushels of wheat.
This Is more than double the amount
shipped a year ago In the corresponding
month In fact is larger than the com
bined shipments for April, 1900, and April,
1SS9. It swells the total shipments from
this port for the first ten months of the
current cereal year to 11,887.729 bushels of
wheat and 866,844 barrels of flour, com
pared with 7.787,973 bushels of wheat and
375,861 barrels of flour for the same period
jast season. Puget Sound's April ship
ments were 933,959 bushels of wheat and
53,268 barrels of flour.
The total shipments from Portland and
Puget Sound for the season to date (flour
included) are 27,777,352 bushels, of which
Portland has shipped 15.788,527 bushels and
Tacoma and Seattle 11,988,825 bushels. The
month of ilay will not make such a re
markable showing as that of the month
just closed, but there is tonnage enough
In .sight together with the Oriental busi
ness to enable the port to again get past
the 3,000,000 bushel mark. Puget Sound
teirltory Is more thoroughly cleaned out
than that which Is tributary to Portland,
and from now on this port will show a
heavier business proportionately than It
has in the past
VERlf STATjXCH HUM..
JOredger Under Construction on East
Side a Sturdy Crnft.
The hull of the dredger under construc
tion at Supples' boatyard for the North
Paclnc Lumbering Company, will be one
of the etaunchest and most substantial
of Its kind. It is 'being built for rough
Tisage, and will be able to repel the hard
est treatment without receiving Injury.
"When finished, this dredger will be one of
the most efliclent and complete In Port
land harbor. The framework Is of very
heavy material, and, together with the
unusually thick planking, which is now
being added, will make up a practically
invulnerable hull. Although an -unusually
large number of etays, braces and Iron
bolts hae been used, further stiffening
will be effected by the addition of 40 fir
Itnees. All this Is calculated to make the
hall as staunch as a solid mass of wood,
and yet bouyant, for the craft will draw
only 16 Inches of waer.
1900-01-GRAIN FLEET FROM PORTLAND.
Clearing Date. Flag, Big, Name, Tonnage,
Destination and Shipper.
2-Br. ship Wendur, 1E9S. D. K. f. o., P. F. M. Co
13 Br. bark Fifeshlre, 1318, U. K. f. o., B.. G. & Co....
14 Fr. bark Marechal VlUiers, 1711, TJ. K. f. o., P. F.
GIYEX QUICK! DISPATCH.
British Bark Port Carlisle Loaded in
Lens Than Two Days.
The best dispatch that has been given
any of the sailing grain fleet this year
was that of the British bark Port Carlisle,
which was cleared yesterday by G. W.
McNear & Co. The Port Carlisle has
been in Portland harbor but eight days,
and part of this time was occupied in
cleaning the hull of the ship, which had
become very foul through a long sojourn
in tropical waters. The vessel did not
start loading until Monday morning, and
by noon yesterday she had completed Iher
cargo and at 2 o'clock was cleared." The
Wega, which has been in port since
March, was also cleared yesterday by
Kerr, Glfford & Co., with a big cargo.
These -vessels bring the season's fleet
to date up to 117 vessels, exclusive of the
flour steamers for the Orient.
RIO INSURANCE PAID.
Underwriters Lose Xenrly One Mil
SAN FRANCISCO, April 30. All the in
surance on the cargo of the wrecked
steamer Rio de Janeiro, amounting to
$900,000, has been paid. It is not known
liow much insurance was carried on the
vessel. The Collector of Customs at
Sonolulu sent over by the Rio $30,000 In
treasure, and It "was not Insured. The
steamship company also carried many
thousands in Its safe on which likewise
there was no insurance. The most valu
able portion of the cargo was raw silk.
The loss of the Rio was the climax of a
series of very bad marine losses here and
In London. As a result the local agencies
of all the foreign marine companies have
received notice to cut down the size of
lines which they carry.
Astoria Marine Men at Large.
Captain H. A. Matthews, one of the Co
lumbia River bar pilots who has braved
the dangers of the ocean for the past 25
years, has been granted a leave of ab
sence and will visit his old home in
Maine. He passed through the city yes
terday and was accompanied as far as
Portland by Captain W. A. Johnston,
manager of the Astoria branch of Brown
& McCabe's business. Captain Johnston
Is going up to the Hot Springs to soak
out some of the rheumatism which sprouts
around Astoria's wharves in the winter
Aevr York Reaches Port.
NEW YORK, April 30. The American
line steamer New York, which sailed
from Southampton April 20, reached her
pier here today, after a very slow pas
sage. On Monday, April 22. at 7:30 A.
M., when onl 3S hours out from Cher
bourg, the pert propeller tail end shaft
was carried away. The steamer proceed
ed under her starboard engine at the rate
of about 14 knots an hour.
There was no excitement among the
passengers ihen the accident occurred.
Among the saloon passengers was Count
Stanllaus Colaclcchl, who brings the red
hat to Cardinal. Martlnelll.
16 Br. bark Lizzie Bell, 1035, U K. f, o.,Epplnger .?..
20 Ger. ship RIckmer RIckmers, 1914, U. K. f.o., B.F.Co.
6 Br. ship Harleck Castle, 1S02, U. K. f.o P. F. M...
it ter. amp -tugei, ues, u. l.z. o., saiiour
15 Br. bark NlthsdaleV 1535. U. K. f. o., P. Grain Co..
17 Br. bark Bowman B. Law, 1359, U. K. f. o., P. F. M.
2Sar. snip uranklstan, 19C0, U. K. f. o., Balfour
20 Br. ship Cedarbank, 2S49. TJ. K. f. o.,Girvln
24 Ger. uhtp Robert RIckmers, 2174. TJ. 3C f. o., Kerr...
13 Br. ship Orealla. 170S, TJ. K. f. o., Balfour
13 Br. ship Genista, 1718. U. K. f. o., Balfour
19 Danish ship Jupiter, 1651, TJ. K. f. o.. Balfour
20 Br. bark Australia, 2079, U. K. f. o.. .Kerr .:
25-Br. bark. Riversdale, 20t57, U. K. f. cKIrven
26 Br. back Semantha, 2211, TJ. K. f. o.f P. F. M. Co...
26 Br. shliS Centurion (A), 1704, Grimsby. Kerr
28 Br. ship Penthesilea (B), 1663, TJ. K. f.o.. Balfour...
2 It. ship Ellsa, 1435, Algoa Bay, McNear ....'.
6 Br. ship Marathon. 1814. TJ. K. f. o., P. F. M. Co....
8 Fr.-bark La Fontaine.1739, U. K. f. o., A. Berg
S Br. shiD Portia. 1360. TJ. K. f. o.. Kerr
17 Br. ship W. J. Pirrie, 2398, TJ. K. f. o., Epplnger
17 Ger. sh.p Osterbek, 1510, U. K. f. o., Balfour ....
20-Ger. ship Sirius. 136, U. K. f. o.. Port. Grain Co.
20 Br. shiD Dechmont. 1642. U. K. f. o.. McNear
23 Br. ship Kllmory, 1569,U. K. f. o., P. F. M.
27 Br. shin Conway (C). 1776. TJ. K.. f. o., Kerr ..
30-Ger. ship Altalr. 2392, U. K. f. o., Balfour
30 Bp. ship County of Edinburgh, 207o. U.K. f-o., GIrven.
31 isr. snip JJeicairnie, litw. iierr
2 Ger. ship Philadelphia, 1710, East London, Balfour..
2-Ger. bark Nomia, 1925, TJ. K. f. o P. F. M. Co....
3 Fr. bark Admiral Courbet, 1739, Cape Town, Kerr...
8 Ger. bark Olga. 1310, U. K. f. o.i Kerr ... ..
10 Br. ship Deccan, 1836, TJ. K. L o., Girven
14 Fr. bark Europe, 2070, Liverpool, P. F- M. Co
17 Br. ship Leicester Castle. 20&, TJ. K.. f- o Port
land Grain Co
21 Ger. ship Gertrud, 1627. U. K. I. o., Port. Grain Co..
at ar. snip iaiewooa. 'aw, u. is., i. o., jsauuur
28 Br. ship Morven, 1997, TJ. K. f. o., P. F. M.
28 Br. ship Cromartyshire (D), 1462. f. o., Kerr
's Rit. shin Afnlnn 1R74 TT TT f n Tin-
6 Nor. bark Stjorn. 146T. U. K. f. o.. P. F. M.
11 Br. bark Muskoka. 2259, U. K. f. o., Ken-
12 Br. ship Dunsyre, 2C56. TJ. K. f. o., McNear
13 Fr. bark General Mlllinet. 1491, TJ. K. .. Berg ...
13 Br. ship Ardencralg, 1569, TJ. K. f. o., Port. G. Co..
14 Br. bark Marlon Lightbody. 2063, TJ. K- f. o., P. F,
M. Co ,
15 Ger. bark H. S. Charlotte. 2273. U. K. ' .. Kerr ...
20 Br. ship Astracana, 1562, TJ. K. f. o.. P- F. M. Co..
20 Br. ship Langdale. J889, U. K. f. o., Balfour
21-Ger. bark Ellbek, 2222. U. K. f. o., Balfour
22 Fr. bark Louis Pasteur. 1471. TJ. Jv. f.o Kerr
22 Dutch bark Pax, 1391. TJ. K. f. o., P. F. M. Co
26 Br. stmr. Ching Wo. 2517. TJ. K. f. o.. Epplnger ....
27 Ger. ship Willkommen. 1635, St. Vincent f. o.. Ep-
29 Ger. bark Alsterufer, 2597. TJ. K. f. o.. Kerr
29-Br. ship Blalrhoyle. 1291. U. K. f. o.. Balfour
31 Br. bark Andreta. 1635. U. K. f. o.. Port Grain Co..
3i t. oarK Alice, 11S3 Algoa Bty. Kerr
31 Ger. ship C. H. Watjen, 1734, TJ. K. f. o., P. F. M. Co.
5 Br. stmr. Kaisow, 2529, St. Vincents f. o., Kerr
7 Ger ship Alice, 2045. TJ. K. ft o.. Port Grain Co
7 Br. ship Scottish Isles, 1826, U. K. f. o.. Balfour
10 Fr. bark CassarS, 1719; Bristol, P. F. M. Co
11 Ger. ship Tarpenbek. 1799, U. K. f. o., Girven
IS Br. ship Wavertree 2118, TJ. K. f. o., Girven
18 Br. ship Inchcape Rock, 1493. TJ. K. f o.. Kerr
IS Br. ship Robert Adamson, 1932. Callao, Balfour
19 Br. ship County of Roxburg, 2091, TJ. K. f. o.. P. F.
19 Br. ship Lucipara, 1779. TJ. K. f. o, Balfour
24 Ger. ship Lika (E). 1615, U. K. f. o.. McNear
26 It. ship Dora (F). 1184, U. K. f. o., McNear
4 Ger. ship Hassia. 1820. U. K. f. o. Port. Grain Co ....
S Ger. ship Alsterkamp 1789, TJ. K. f. o., Balfour
5 Br. bark Province. 1696. TJ. K. f. o., McNear
6 Br. str. Condor, 1958. Callao, P. F. M. Co
11 Br. ship Scottish Hills, 1994, U. K. f. o., Port. G. Co..
11 Fr. bark Bossuet. 1739, U. K. f. o., P. F. M. Co
12 Fr. bark LaRochefoucauld, 1711, TJ. K. f. o., Port. G.
16 Fr. bark Gen. de Boisdeffre (G), 1710, TJ. K., f. o.
21 Br. ship Queen Victoria, 1587, Antwerp, P. F. M. Co..
21 Br. ship County of Dumfries, 1615, u. K. f. o., Port
28 Dutch str. Wilhelmina. 2791, St. Vincent, f. o.. Ep-
4 Ger. ship Brunshausen, 1317, TJ. K., f. o., Balfour ...
5 Ger. bark Professor Koch, 1359, TJ. K., f. o.. Kerr...
7 Ger. ship Peter RIckmers. 2825. TJ. K.. f o.. Balfour .
9 Ger. ship Marie Hackfield, 1705. TJ. K., f. o.. McNear
11 Br. bark Ben Dearg, 2193. TJ. K., f. o., P. F. M. Co..
13 Br. bark Comliebank, 2179. TJ. K., f. o.. Glrvln
14 Br. ship Colony. 1598, TJ. K., f. o.. P. F.M. Co ,
22 Br. bark Swanhilda. 1999, TJ. K., f. o.. Epplnger
22 Br. ship County of Linlithgow, 2089, TJ. K. fT o.. Bal
22 Ger- s-hip Arthur Fitger, 1696. TJ. K., f.o., Glrvln ....
23 Br. ship Dlmsdale. 1779. TJ. K.. f. o.. P. F. M. Co ,
27 Ger. bark NIobe, 1940. TJ. K., f. o., Kerr ,
30 Br. ship Forrest Hall, 1999, U. K., f. o., p. F. M. Co.
1 Br. bark Dalblalr, 1474, U. K. f. o.. Balfour
4 Br. bark Cralgisla, 989. Talcahuano, Balfour
4 Br. bark Buteshire. 1769, TJ. K. f. o., Berg
6 Br. ship Hclga (H). 1663. TJ. K. f. o., Kerr
8 Br. bark Astoria, 1429, TJ. K. f. o.. P. F. M. Co
9 Ger. ship Ferdinand Fischer, 1726, TJ. K. f. 0., Kerr..
9 Br. ship Khyber. 1927. TJ. K. f. o.. Glrvln
10 Br. ship Ruthwell, 1250. U. K. f. o., Kerr ,.,..
12 OBr. ship Kate Thomas. 1597. TJ. K. f. o., Balfour
13-.Br. bark Thistle. 2192. U. It f . o . P. F. M. Co
13 Br str. Monmouthshire, 1871, St. Vincent, f. o., Ep-
13 Br. shio As;burth. 1700, TJ. K. f. o., Balfour
17 Br. str. Warfield, 2090. Callao, Balfour
19 Br. ship County of Pembroke, 1065, U.K. f. o.. P. F.
20 Br. ship Talus. 1954 TJ. K. f. o., Balfour
30 Ger, ship Wega, 1945, TJ. K. f. o., Kerr.
SO Br. bark Port Carlisle. 1328, U. K. f. o., McNear
RIVER AND HARBOR WORK
WHAT 'WAS DONE ON OREGON'
STREAMS IN HABCH.
MoHtb. ef Celamfete River- Ws tie
Scese ot Greatest Activity
(A) Also 108,575 bushels of baijley, valued at $49,000.
(B) 111.053 bushels of barley, valued at $45,310.
(C) Also 105.620 bushels of barley, valued at $36,210.
(D) Also S7.512 bushels of barley, valued at $33,641.
(E) Also 100,379 bushels of barley, valued at $43,364
(F) 77,939 bushels of barley, valued at $33,670.
(G) Also 99.SS3 bushels of barley, valued at $40,550.
(H) Also 7374 bushels of rye, valued at $4129.
() Sallea the following month.
h WASHINGTON, April 2S.-Judging from
th report of Captain W.,c. i-angnu on
the river and harbor work done on Ore
gon streams during the month of March,
there la promise of a steady decrease
from now until a new river and harbor
bin- can pass providing funds for a con
tinuation of many projects which have
recently been suspended. The mouth of
the Columbia was the scene of greatest
activity. The workof removing the old
tramway, or such portions as have been
found unsound, is being pushed, the old
materials being replaced with new. Dur
ing Marcn, over 1700 feet of new track
was completed. Investigation has de
veloped the fact that the remaining tram
way for a distance ot 3496 feet will have
to be entirely rebuilt. All of the material
for its construction is on hand, including
rails, and as soon as the weather be
comes settled, pile drivers will be "run to
the forward end of the wrork and the new
Nothing is being done on Coos River. It
is reported that while the condition of the
main stream and the two forks is satis
factory, several obstructions, which give
more or lesa trouble to the small boats,
have formed at different points. The
funds available, .however, wllL not permit
of their removal.
Proposals "were received for repairing a
portion of the slope pavement on the
south side of he upper entrance to the
canal at Cascades, and the award was
made later -to Astberg & Peterson, of
Cascade Locks. Clover seed was sown on
the newly-graded slopes at the lower en
trance to the canal, and a number of trees
planted on the land separating the canal
from'" the Columbia River. Consfderable
English hawthorn hedge was1 also plant
ed during the month. The commerce of
the mouth passing through the locks
amounted to. 931 tons of freight and 1929
The dredge W. S. Ladd was engaged
throughout the month In excavating the
channel at Tongue Point crossing. In all,
34,545 cubic yards of material were re
moved, giving, at the end of the mdnth,
a depth of 20 J,eet, but for a narrow width
only. A number of applications were re
ceived for peVmission to erect fish traps
at various Idealities in the Columbia
River, and of these, Xi were forwarded
for action by?the Secretary of War.
The contractor who is improving the
Columblayetow Tongue Point has been
unable to make any progress since No
vember, because of the. condition of the
weather and of the rlverT He Is' now re
organizing his system andoverhaullng his
plant, with a view to beginning opera
tions "in April or early In May.
A local freshet compelled the closing
of the lock in the Yamhill during a large
part of March. The high water washed
out some of the protection behind the
revetment, but this was speedily replaced
and no damage resulted.
Captain Mills, In charge of the Wash
ington works, reports that, repairs to the
trestle and plant at Grays Harbor were
in progress during Marcji and were near
ly completed. Wharf repairs were also
completed. With' good weathfer, it Ms
hoped to .begin active work at this point.
The snag boat was busy on the S,kaglt
River clearing the 'channel at Bells Rif
fle and Steaklng Bend, between Mount
Vernon and Sedro.
A number of gauges were Installed
along the line of the proposed "Seattle
ditch," notably In Cedar River and Black
River, for making observations concern
ing water levels in Lakes Union and
Washington. The line of proposed dredg
ing Is being .inarked by stakes. It is
hoped to let the contract soon" for dredgr
lng the preliminary cut In Salmon Bay.
The dredge at Everett Harbor operated
throughout the month, removing 126,227
yards of material. At the same time
seme 13,646 piles were driven along the
line of the jetty.
$3 50 per month, or a total of $42 50 per
month. "Tbie is paid fn money and the
taty is at liberty, just as any citizen, to
make other arrangements for telephone
service for Its Fire Department whenever'
its best interests would be subserved
thereby. Aside from, granting the pro
posed franchise for 35 years for less than
nothing, the city Is to pay $100 per month
foor the chimerical privilege of saving- to
itself $40 per month. .
Third A fatal defect in the pending- or
dinance called fatal because,, this defect
should' kill It is found In the fact that
no limit is fixed to the rates that may
be charged by grantee or Its assigns for
telephone service rendered subscribers.
Maximum rates are fixed by law for rail
road and street car companies, and why
not for telephone companies? In these
days of trusts and combinations, there Is
need of the utmost vigilance on the part
of legislators to the end that the interests1
of the public be fairly protected. Should
this franchise be granted as proposed,
what assurance have the citizens of Port
land that the time may not soon come
when the grantee would control the tele
phone business here as it once did, and
make, such rates as it once did. that were
limited only by the ability of the sub
scriber to pay?
The City Council need not look far to
flpd precedents for limiting the amount
that may be charged" for telephbne ser
vice by persons or corporations engaged
in the telephone business.
Let the grantee have a franchise for
continuing its business here, but let it pay
the city a fixed percentage, either on its
net or gross earnings eac year, and pay
in money for its privileges. Let it be re
stricted in the amount it may charge the
city or any citizen for telephone service.
Let the city be left free to make terms
for telephone service, and to avail it
self of any improvements that may be
made from time to time, and pay Its
bills the same as the citizen does.
Or what is better yet. let this matter
be deferred until the Charter Commis
sion created by an act of the last Legis
lature shall have provided a new char
ter for the city, under the terms of which
the rights of the people shall, no doubt,
be better protected in these matters.
The Pacific States Telephone and Tele
graph Company ban continue to do busL
nesa here in the meantime, and the little
delay need not affect Its Interests In any
manner whatever. Respectfully yours,
FRED T. MERRILL,
Councilman Third Ward.
I Women are Like
MR. HOADLEY AGAIN.
'ViYCI S. they blossom
and bloom. Sickly, they wither and
die. Every woman oujht to bok. well
and feel well. It's her r'zht and dutv.
butsho might as well try to put out a J
me wiui uii iuiioDs iicaiiny ana at
tractive -with disease corroding- the
organs thatmakehera woman. Upon
their health depends her health. If
L there is Inflammation or weakening
I r?ra!tve nr svfteriner at fh mrmfViUr 1
period, attend to it at once. Don't i
aeiay. icure one step nearer me
grave every, day you put it off.
Women can stsnd a great deal, but
they cannot live forever with disease
dragging at the most delicate and
vital organs In their body. You may
havebsen deceived in sa-ealleJ cures.
We don't sco how you could help It I
there is so much worthless stufc on
the mirket. But yon. won't ha dis- t
Appointed In Bradneld's Female Reg
ulator. We believe it is the one medi
cine on earth for womanly ills. There
is nj much difference between it and
other so-cMled remedies aft there is
between right and wrong. Bradneld's
Female Regulator soothes the cam.
' stops the drains, promotes regularity.
1 does nil this quickly and easily and i
' naturallv. Iils fnrwrmenlontndi- I
1 rAAn -rVthf-Viv will Vi. ..alt-Kir t
sick. Bradneld's Regulator lies at
hand. $1 pr bottle at drus store.
Seai ft- ear r boaUit.
With Di. Wise.
SUMMARY FOR APRII
To Europe and South America. .1,656,500
To the Orient
To San Francisco
Schooner Crevr Rescued.
NEW YORK, April 30. The Panama
Railroad Steamship Company's steamer
City of Washington, -which arrived here
today from Colon, had on beard the crew
of eight men of the abandoned schooner
Emma C Knowles. which was discovered
off Barnegat last -week. The crew was
picked up by the eteamer Alliancia, of the
same line, bound from New York for
Colon, April 23, after the steamer had been
in collision with the schooner. The Al
liancia transferred them to the City of
Washington April 26.
Trncen of Shipwrecked 3Ien.
VICTORIA. B. C April 30. The Indians
who found the wreck of the three-masted
vessel on Queen Charlotte Island report
that traces of the camp of shipwrecked
men. with embers of the fire and
a. blanket rigged up aslant as a tent, were
found. Tracks of the unfortunates from
the ship led northward, where there are
ao people, not even an Indian hamlet.
Total -Bheat 1,656,500
To Europe 18,745
To the Orient 53,796
JPo San Francisco 38,594
Total flour 111,136
Flour reduced to wheat measure 500.107
Wheat aa above 1,656,500
Bush. t Value.
Totals 2,156,607 $1,271,500 828,436 $ 527,039 993,485 $ 619,258
was received from Nehalem that the barge
C H. Wheeler., while being tow ed Into the
harbor there by the tug Vosburg, went
ashore on the south spit, and would prob
ably be a total loss. The tug got Inside
Another Chlcnjro Liner.
CHICAGO. April 30. The Northman, the
second of Chicago's trans-Atlantic line
to sail for Europe, left here today, bound
-for Hamburg. The round trip Is expected
to take 50 days.
Stenmcr Sierrn. Arrives.
SAN FRANCISCO. April 30. The steam
er Sierra arrived here today from the Aus
tralian colonies, via Samoa and Honolulu.
Went Aaliare at Xehalexn.
ASTORIA, Or.. April 30. Before the
.steamer Sue H. Elmore left Tillamook last
Sunday for Astoria, a telephone message
Domestic and Forelgrn Porta.
ASTORIA, Or.. April 30. Arrived at
12:40 P. M. and left up at 5 P. M. Steamer
Geo. W. Elder, Condition of the bar at 5
P. M., moderate; wind southwest; weather
LIVERPOOL. April SO.-Sailed Cufi
for New York.
Plymouth, April 30. Sailed Penn
vania, from Hamburg, for New Yor
Southampton. April 30. Sailed S
vaderiana, lor .New iork, via cnenjourg,
Yokohama, April 30. Arrived Tacoma,
from Tacoma, for Hong Kong; tj
from Tacoma, for Hong Kong.' Sailed
Anril 28 Steamer Glenorfe. from Honsr
Kong, and way ports, for Victoria, B. C.
Philadelphia, April 30. Arrived Callfor
nian, from San Francisco, Honolulu and
St. Lucia and HIlo, via Newport News.
New York, April 30. Arrived Christi
ana, from Naples; Grosser Kurfurst, from
Bremen; Cevlc, from Liverpool. Sailed
Wllhelm der Grosse, for Bremen, via
Cherbourg; Laurentlan, for Glasgow;
Cymric, for Liverpool.
Naples, April 30. Arrived-Olga, from
Glasgow, ' April SO. Arrived Astoria,
from New York.
Queenstown, April 30. Arrived Ultonla,
from. Boston and Liverpool.
Honolulu, April 22. Sailed U. S. S. Kil
patrick, for Manila. Arrived Steamer
Centennial, for Seattle.
Seattle Sailed April 29. Steamer
Jeannle for Nome.
San Pedro Sailed April 29. Schooner
Meteor, for Port Townsend.
Honolulu Sailed April 19. Schooner
Bangor, for Puget Sound.
Nanaimo Arrived April 29. Steamer
Milton, for San Diego.
San Francisco, April .30. Sailed Steam
er Alliance, for Astoria; Vchooner Charles
R. Wilson, for Gray's Harbor; steamer
Victoria, for Chemainus; steamer Acme,
for Tillamook. Arrived Steamer Colum
bia, from Astoria.
Brisbane Arrived April 27. iMiowera,
Port Pirie Arrived April 6. Schooner
Forester, from Port Gamble.
Seattle Sailed April 29. Steamer Ellhu
Thomsfin, for Valdes: steamer Cltv of
Seattle and AI-K1, for Skagway; steamer
e city, for Nome.
Council Street Sign Scheme Aronscs
PORTLAND, April 2S. (To the Editor.)
I have just finished reading in The Ore
gonian of a, proposition made by some en
terprising advertisers in the advertising
business. The City Council Is considering
it, and It Is to come up at the next meet
ing. The Superintendent of Streets, Mr.
Chase, has even made a talk on it from
the standpoint of the city's welfare, and
Is undoubtedly in favor of this privilege
being granted, whereby a citizen or any
other person may be able to tell what
street he Is on after he stands and finishes
reading about all kinds of soaps, cough
meaicines, sure cures ror bald heads, etc.,
Is noj the very thought of listening to
such a proposition as this enough -to make
a dog laugh? Why not rent the City Hall
for a bill-board? Or the fire trucks for pic
nic carryalls. If this scheme is adopted I
shall have presented a bill at the next ses
sion of the Legislature changing the name
of this town to Suckerville and there
ought not to be any opposition to the
measure. If this city is so hard up that
it cannot pay for street signs, I would
suggest a watermelon festival be gotten
up in the latter part of July and the pro
ceeds donated to a fund created for pur
pose of painting street signs. Yours,
Protest Agrnlnst Any Action at the
PORTLAND, April 30, 1901. To the May
or and. City Council, Portland, Or. Gen
tlemen: I herewith offer some objections
to the proposed franchise granting the
Pacific States Telephone and Telegraph
Company the right to "continue" to main
tain and operate a telephone and tele
graph system in the City of Portland for
a period of 35 years.
First The length of time for which the
franchise is proposed is too great. It is
contrary ' to public policy and therefore
against the Interests of the public for
I any City Council to grant concessions to
private corporations over which the city
will have no control for so long a period
of time. Great improvements in the
matter of communications by means of
the telephone, as well as other changes
affecting both parties to a. contract like
this, may take place long before the
expiration of time named In this ordi
nance, and the city would be powerless
to avail Itself of any such Improvements
Experience in other cities has demon
strated the fact that 20 years is the max
imum length of time for which such con
cessions should- be granted.
Second There is a deep-seated and well
grounded objection on the part of the
taxpayers of cities against granting valu
able concessions and receiving nothing in
return. The proposed ordinance - gives
away a great deal and brings nothing of
value to the' city. In fact, the city will
probably be compelled to Incur a consid
erably heavier expense than is now borne
In order to 'avail itself of the terms im
posed by the proposed ordinance.
The only consideration named in the
ordinance is an agreement on behalf of
the grantee to give the city the free use
of a 'switchboard at the fire headquarters
and the free use of a telephone at each
engine house and of the wires necessary
to connect the engine houses, one with
the other, but not with the grantee's
The approximate expense to the grantee
furnishing the city the free use of this
witchboard. wires and telephones, to-
ther with the maintenance called for
lnthe ordinances, Is, 6r rather would be,
about as follows:
Switchboard, equipped and Installed. .$100
Rent of 25 telephones, at, say, $1 each,
per month L 25
Maintenance, per month 15
PORTLAND. April 29. (To the Editor.
win you permit mc In a friendly way.
to reply again to the sermon of Dr. Wise,
published In The Oregonian, and also to a
remark found in Mr. Lord's published ser
mon. Dr. Wise speaks of the so-called
miracles in France at the shrine of Lour
des, and put the published miracles of
Jesu3 Christ upon the same level. Let this
be said about all the reported Popish
miracles. 1. The alleged occurrence of
miracles with Popish saints is mainly
supported by testimony produced a cen
tury after their death, when they were
being- canonized. Gospel miracles have
contemporary testimony. 2. The testi
mony of sUch Popish miracles was not
exposed to the fire of cross-examination.
Many witnesses of Gospel miracles' gave
their lives In support of their testimony.
3. There Is no aim In Popish miracles,
save the trivial one of placing a name in
the Romish calendar. The aim of the
Gospel miracles "is to dnow the divine au
thority of Jesus the Christ.
Dr. Wise puts but little estimate upon
Jewish .miracles. Well, the Christian
thinks very highly of them. Of course the
words of Jesus are more than his works
to " us. There is a God above physl-
cism, hence the question is taken out of
the limits of physlcism. A suspension of
a law is one thing, a modification of an
event or course of events under law Is
another. By the coming In of aoiew force,
and under the law pf forces, the course of
events is changed.
Why miracles do not .now" take place
as they did formerly Is rather from moral
than physical causes. After a professional
man Is .known in a neighborhood, he need
not have his pocket full of letters of rec
ommendation. Prophecy gone, miracles
gone, but "Now abideth faith, hope,
charity, these three." Creation -was a
miracle, and is God helpless among his
Dr. Wise says Jesus called himself the
"son of man." This Is true. "Son of
man" was rather the favorite expression
with Jesus because part and parcel of
ourselves. But when Peter called Jesus
the Son of the living God, he dared the
greatness of Peter's inspiration from
My dear friend Mr. Lord questions the
authenticity of John's gospel. It would
be impossible successfully to forge the
name of John to a gospel because of the
public position John occupied. Justin
Martyr affirms that John's gospel was
among the gospels read In all Christian
churches. Justin Martyr died A. D. 165",
and his life covered many years. Polycarp,
a hearer and disciple of John, quotes from
Jonn's gospel. Into the beloved John the
Master put his own spirit and life, and he
who lives the gospel according to John is
on the heights and looking above the
stars. B. J. HOADLEY.
jif li if W5iB
Not a darlc office In the nnlldlnR:
absolutely fireproof ) electric UisUtn
nnd artesian -water; perfect anlt.i
tlon and thorough ventilation Ele
vators ran day and. nlffht. '
No Counterfeiting; Outfit Found.
MONTAVILLA, April 30. To the Edi
tor.) The Terry correspondent of The Ore
gonian, under date of April 29, states that
a counterfeiter's outfit was found in Mon
tavllla in a building lately occupied by H.
W Lang, and that the secret service of
ficers took the outfit away.
I am the H. W. Lang referred to, and I
still occupy the only building that I ever
occupied in Monatvllla. and I know noth
ing of such an outfit being found In the
building, nor have I seen any of the secret
service men thereabouts, nor have I heard
of such a discovery elsewhere in Monta
vllla. H. W. LANG.
Piling for IiOg; Raft.
ST. HELENS, April 30. The Beaver
Dam Flume Cdmpany started up three
piling camps near Dalena yesterday. The
product will go to the Robertson Raft
Company at" Westport, wrhich Is con
structing an Immense log raft. The com
pany has about three-quarters of a mile
of flume to build In order to reach the
railroad, when It will commence running
lumber from its mill at Dalena. Wnen
the flume is completed, which will be in
about two weeks, piling will be landed
In the slough near Quincy and lumber
shippedr from Quincy by rail. 4Thls com
pany has about r$25,00D invested.
Logging Plant Sold.
ST. HELENS, April 30. Jacob and
En amin Weiss, of Stella, today sold
their logging plan at Stella, Wash., to
Eastern people for $42,500.
IBV Q SB IB i Vr
1NO otner soap in
the world is used s J
much; or so little of
it goes so far.
All sorts of people use Pears oap, all sorts
of stores sell itcspecially druggists.
fa can I g
Bertha Nettie was surprised when I told her
I was coins to be married. Hester-Natu-
rally; any one would be, you know. Boston j
On this basis the cost of each succeed
ing month to the grantee would be about
It must be remembered that the grantee,
while agreeing to equip and maintain e
switchboard for the fire department, does
not agree to operate the board. Should
the proposed ordinance become a law
of the city, the City Council would be
compelled in case the switchboard, tele
phones, etc., were accepted from the
grantee to provide for the expense of
operating the system, which would cost
not less than $100 per month.
Further, the grantee agrees to furnish
the use of this switchboard, the tele
phones and wires, with the maintenance,
on the express condition that the city
connnect with said switchboard and wires
such telephones only as the grantee may
furnish, thus depriving the city of any
opportunity to make better terms for
telephone service for the next 35 years,
or during such portion of the said 35
years as" the city may take its pay for
this franchise In the manner proposed
by the grantee.
e grantee now furnishes the Frie De.
pp-tsfent with 17 telephones at a rental of
P .JT-JfilL. y3wvS7
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BAYNTUN. GEO. R.. Manager for-Chas.
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BEALS. EDWARD. A.. Forecast Official H
S. Weather Bureau 01
BENJAMIN, R: "W.. Dentist .V......3H
B1NSWANGER. DR. O. S.. Phys. St Sur.-UO-U
BROOKE. DR. J. M. Phys. and Sure- J0S-70a
BROWN. MXRA. M, D 315-Jlt
BRUERE. DR. G. E.. Physiclan,..41S.-415-'U
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CHURCHILL. MRS. E. J"., ttB-7.
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CORNELIUS. C. W.. Phja and Surg-on -X
COVER. F. C Cashier EqultaTOt Ufa.
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DAT. J. G. & L N : -
DAVIS. NAPOLEON, President Columbia
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DICKSON, DR. J. F.. Physician 7ia-7ii
DRAKE, DR. H. B.. Physician 512-51!-.. i
DWYER. JOE E.. Tobaccos..........
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L. Samuel. Mgr F. C. Cover. Cashier 30
EVENING TELEGRAM ......323 Alder strer
FENTON. J. D.. Physician and Surg ,503-51
FENTON. DR. HICKS C Ec and Ear. .51
PEVTOW. MATTHEW Fl. Dentist 50J
GALVANI. W. H., Engineer and Draughts
GAVIN, A., President Oregon Camera Club
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GILLESPY, SHERWOOD, General Agent
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GOLDMAN, WILLIAM, Manager Manhat
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HAMMOND, A. B ,..,...... 31
HOLLISTER. DR. O. C. Phys. & Surg.504-S0G
IDLEMAN. C M., Attorney-at-Law. .-M(S-17-18
JOHNSON. W. a 315-310-317
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MARTIN, J. L. & CO.. Timber Lands 601
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McFADEN. MISS IDAj E. Stenographer 2tU
McGINN. HENRY E., Attorney-at-Law.311 12
McKINNON. J. D. Turkish Baths,.300-301-3o2
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MOSSMAN. DR. H. Pi. Dentist.. .312-313-JU
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Mark T. Kady. Supervisor of Agents. C04-GM
Mcelroy, dr. j. g.. Pays. & sur.701-702-70.1
McFARLAND. E. B.. Secretary Columbia
Telephone Co 60U
McGUIRE. S. P., Manager P. F. Collier.
MUTUAL LIFE INSURANCE"" CO.. of. New
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QUIMBY, L. P. W., Game and Forestry
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REED & MALCOLM, Opticians.. .133 Sixth sC
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RYAN. J. B. Attorney-at-Law 417
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xmwder K. O. T. M. 317
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STUART DELL, Attorney-at-Law... tflf-U. s
STOLTE. DR. CHA3. E Dentist.. ...704-703
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